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  • Mississippi State stuns UConn 66-64 in Final Four to end Huskies' 111-game win streak

    03/31/2017 11:31:17 PM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 55 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 31, 2017 | Doug Feinberg
    UConn's record 111-game winning streak came to a startling end when Mississippi State pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in women's basketball history, stunning the Huskies 66-64 on Morgan William's overtime buzzer beater in the national semifinals Friday night.
  • Washington ‘deeply troubled’ by possibility of new settlement

    10/05/2016 11:03:43 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/10/16 | Yoel Domb
    The Obama administration has “strongly” condemned Israel for plans to construct housing on land in Judea and Samaria, saying it calls Israel’s commitment to a negotiated agreement into question. The State Department says a proposal to build a new settlement with up to 300 units runs counter to the concept of a two-state solution to the long-running conflict. The condemnation apparently refers to recently approved plans for 98 units to resettle evacuees from the soon-to-be-razed outpost of Amona, near Ofra...
  • Media bias bests big money as top voter complaint

    02/16/2016 1:04:46 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 4 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 02/16/16 | Paul Bedard
    Media bias is a bigger problem than high dollar donations for 2016 likely voters focused on the presidential election, according to a new national survey.Rasmussen Reports found that when asked "Which is the bigger problem in politics today," voters picked media bias over money, 47 percent to 45 percent. What's more, the survey found that voters believe that the media has too much power in politics. Some 66 percent said it was too powerful, compared to just 26 percent who said the media wielded just enough influence in the election. "Middle-aged voters tend to believe more strongly than other voters...
  • Ted Cruz ousts Trump in first primary

    02/02/2016 3:49:50 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 81 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/2/16 | Raphael Poch
    Voting polls do not always tell the whole story. As of Monday morning business mogul Donald trump was expected to win the Republican Iowa caucus primaries by a margin of more than 5 percent of the vote. However, following the voting late Monday night, victory went to his closest competitor US Senator Ted Cruz. .....
  • Fox News Statement Taunting Trump Was ‘100 Percent’ Roger Ailes

    01/27/2016 10:48:55 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 47 replies
    NY Mag ^ | 01/27/16 | Gabriel Sherman
    As the war between Fox News and Donald Trump ratchets up, Roger Ailes is fighting off criticism from his senior executives over his handling of the crisis. According to one highly placed source, last night, Ailes sent out the now-famous statement mocking Trump as being scared to meet with the "Ayatollah" and "Putin" if he became president. "That was Roger 100 percent," the source explained. "A lot of people on the second floor" -- where top Fox executives work -- "didn't think it was a good idea." Fox executives are also troubled that Ailes's principal adviser right now is his...
  • Cuba Upset About Citizens Being Trained By Americans to Become Journalists

    06/05/2015 6:25:24 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 6/5/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Now that the United States has "normalized" relations with Cuba, which was taken off of the State Department terror sponsor list this week, journalism professors from American universities are starting to train students inside the communist country. Despite the liberal leanings of the professors embarking on this task, this is a very good thing. Press freedom and holding government accountable through the sunlight of reporters are two fundamental principles of a free society. Because of this, despite "normalization" and a "new era," the Castro regime still counts practicing journalism as a crime. It's not just that they are studying journalism...
  • Oklahoma State wrestling: Cowboys stun 4-time national champion Penn State

    02/16/2015 4:00:29 AM PST · by T-Bird45 · 25 replies
    The Oklahoman ^ | 2/16/15 | Staff
    STILLWATER — The Oklahoma State wrestling team set the stage — literally — thinking upset over four-time defending national champion Penn State. After the fifth-ranked Nittany Lions picked up pins in two of the first four matches, the seventh-ranked Cowboys rallied with wins in four of the final six matches to pull off a 21-18 victory. Fifth-ranked Austin Marsden sealed the outcome with a 4-3 win over Jon Gingrich at 285 pounds. The action took place with the mat elevated on a stage, providing a unique atmosphere much like the NCAA championship finals, in front of 6,491 fans at Gallagher-Iba...
  • #20 Wesley Defeats Division I FCS Charlotte, 35-28 (Division 3 Football Defeats 1-AA (FCS) School!!)

    11/11/2013 10:31:55 AM PST · by LRoggy · 5 replies
    D3Football.Com ^ | 11/9/13 | D3Football.Com
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Wesley College's 20th-ranked football team defeated Division I (FCS) Charlotte, 35-28, in front of 14,534 fans on Saturday afternoon at Jerry Richardson Stadium. The Wolverines, who outgained the 49ers, 522 to 353, and held the ball for over 38 minutes, are now 7-2 on the season while Charlotte now stands at 4-6. Tied going into the fourth quarter at 21, Charlotte took the lead with a 1-yard touchdown run by Kalif Phillips with 14:56 remaining, his second of the game. Wesley got a first down on its first play of its ensuing possession on a 15-yard reverse...
  • Paul and Perry Are Poised to Punk Romney and Gingrich in Iowa

    12/22/2011 7:19:22 AM PST · by stillafreemind · 90 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Dec. 21, 2011 | Sherry Tomfeld
    Besides Paul's top position, Perry is now third or fourth in most of the polling. Pundits say Iowa is irrelevant if Paul wins, as he is a one-trick pony. Could a win in Iowa ignite the Paul ground teams in other states? Paul is a force to be reckoned with because of his staunch supporters. Maybe candidates should be reaching towards Paul instead of running away from him. Perry, on the other hand, could be the dark horse in this race. If not nationally, at least he appears to be set to come from behind in Iowa. Why are people...
  • Washington Post Column: Can Herman Cain deliver an upset?

    09/28/2011 7:19:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 09/28/2011 | Dana Milbank
    In the Republican presidential race, it is becoming increasingly difficult to separate fact from farce. In last weekend’s season-opener of “Saturday Night Live,” a fictitious Herman Cain explained to a fictitious Shepard Smith in a fictitious Fox News debate why his experience in the pizza business qualified him to be president. “There is no better motto for the federal government than that of a pizza place,” said Kenan Thompson, playing Cain, adding, “It’s 4 o’clock in the morning and you’re high as a kite and the stuff in your fridge is weirding you out — if you order it, pizza...
  • Witch Community Upset With Sheen's Depiction of a Warlock

    03/07/2011 9:51:41 AM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 13 replies
    fox ^ | 3-6-11 | Edmund DeMarche
    Charlie Sheen managed to upset a group he probably never thought of -- witches -- after one of his notorious tirades last week. In a week in which the embattled actor described himself as having "tiger blood" and other apparently super-human aspects usually found in the pages of comic books, the star described himself as a "Vatican assassin warlock" during a radio show.
  • PA (Palistinian) Arabs Upset Over Chanukah Menorahs

    12/01/2010 10:32:40 AM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies · 1+ views
    inn ^ | 12/1/10 | Gil Ronen
    The local Jewish leadership in Judea and Samaria has put up oversized Chanukah menorahs throughout the land of the Forefathers – and the local Arabs don't seem to like it. The "WAFA" Palestinian Authority News Agency reported Wednesday about a new large menorah put up at Tapuach Junction, near Shechem, on its Arabic-language website. “Witnesses said that the menorah set by a crane near the Za'tara triangle [Tapuach Junction], a few kilometers south of Nablus [Shechem], and pointed out that this region is a center to a number of extremist Jewish settlements. "The menorah is often used in Jewish religious...
  • Flight attendants union upset over new pat-down procedures

    11/10/2010 3:34:23 PM PST · by Nachum · 20 replies
    abc15 ^ | 11/10/10 | Christopher Sign
    PHOENIX - A flight attendants union with 2,000 members is upset over what it calls "invasive pat-downs" recently implemented by the TSA. "We're getting calls daily about peoples' experiences, our members are concerned," said Deborah Volpe, Vice President of the Association of Flight Attendants Local 66. Volpe confirmed that the union is offering advice to its flight attendants, who mostly work for Tempe-based USAirways, involving the security moves. According to a union email obtained by ABC15, it tells flight attendants if they opt out of using the body scanner through security and are required to undergo a pat-down to ask...
  • Something Happening in Rangel’s District?

    10/07/2010 9:56:49 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 9 replies · 1+ views
    Human Events ^ | 10/06/2010 | by John Gizzi
    Even with as impressive a Republican nominee as former New York Jets football player Michel Faulkner and all the ethical clouds looming over embattled Rep. Charles Rangel (D.-N.Y.), the chances of Rangel somehow losing to re-election in the 15th District lie closer to “none” than “slim.” And that is why, incredible as it may seem, there have been recent developments and publicity pointing to Faulkner as a contender to keep one’s eye on. This is the celebrated district held by Rangel for 40 years and, before that, by his legendary predecessor and fellow Democrat Adam Clayton Powell since it was...
  • Activists upset with Facebook

    09/18/2010 7:58:48 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 17 replies
    Politico ^ | September 18, 2010 | Josh Gerstein
    Grass-roots activists organizing boycotts against large corporations like Target stores and BP now find themselves directing some of their ire at another corporate monolith: Facebook. The boycotters turned to the popular social media site to spread word about their pressure campaigns, but those efforts became much more difficult last week when Facebook disabled key features on the boycott pages. As the number of Facebook members signed up for the “Boycott Target Until They Cease Funding Anti-Gay Politics” page neared 78,000, Facebook locked down portions of the page — banning new discussion threads, preventing members from posting videos and links to...
  • Insurgent US 'Tea Party' scores another upset

    09/14/2010 9:44:52 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 9/14/10 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Insurgent US "Tea Party" conservatives scored another big upset victory, as a political novice routed a veteran lawmaker to become the Republican contender for Vice President Joe Biden's old senate seat. With all precincts reporting, unofficial results showed Christine O'Donnell had beaten popular moderate Representative Mike Castle by a 53.1-46.9 percent margin in the Republican primary in the small US East Coast state of Delaware. "The voters in the Republican primary have spoken and I respect that decision," Castle said in a somber concession speech in which he did not endorse his rival following a bitter weeks-long...
  • Obama Channels Hendrix on Critics: ‘They Talk About Me Like a Dog’(Video)

    09/07/2010 6:03:30 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 40 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 9/7/2010 | Yahoo News
    Has President Obama been listening to a lot of Jimi Hendrix lately? With just under two months to go before Election Day, Obama kicked off the fall campaign season Monday with an aggressive speech targeting Republicans. But it was an off-script moment in the speech that's attracted the most attention, as Obama accused his GOP critics of talking about him "like a dog." "Some powerful interests who had been dominating the agenda in Washington for a very long time -- and they're not always happy with me -- they talk about me like a dog. That's not in my...
  • NCAA Stunner! Tennessee 76 Ohio State 73

    03/26/2010 6:15:35 PM PDT · by Patrick1 · 32 replies · 836+ views
    NCAA Tournament ^ | 3/26/2010 | Patrick1
    Tennessee shocks the basketball world.
  • GOP's Brown wins Mass. Senate seat in epic upset

    01/19/2010 6:29:59 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 279 replies · 10,162+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/19/10 | Glenn Johnson and Liz Sidoti - ap
    BOSTON – In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to defeat Democrat Martha Coakley in a U.S. Senate election Tuesday that left President Barack Obama's health care overhaul in doubt and marred the end of his first year in office. The loss by the once-favored Coakley for the seat that the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy held for nearly half a century signaled big political problems for the president's party this fall when House, Senate and gubernatorial candidates are on the ballot nationwide.
  • New poll: Martha Coakley 'in freefall'

    01/18/2010 2:21:28 PM PST · by dep · 183 replies · 9,312+ views
    Politico ^ | 01/18/10 | DAVID CATANESE
    A new InsiderAdvantage poll conducted exclusively for POLITICO shows Republican Scott Brown surging to a nine-point advantage over Martha Coakley a day before Massachusetts voters trek to the ballot box to choose a new senator. According to the survey conducted Sunday evening, Brown leads the Democratic attorney general 52 percent to 43 percent. "I actually think the bottom is falling out," said InsiderAdvantage CEO Matt Towery, referring to Coakley's fall in the polls over the last ten days. "I think that this candidate is in freefall. Clearly this race is imploding for her." The numbers show males and independents overwhelmingly...