December 7, 2017

Ballon d’Or 2017 Top 30 Nominees

This handout photo released on December 7, 2017 by L’Equipe shows Portugese player Cristiano Ronaldo posing with the Ballon d’Or France Football trophy in Paris. Franck FAUGERE / L’EQUIPE / AFP   The final rankings of…





Trump Jerusalem move triggers Palestinian unrest

Israel US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital sparked Palestinian protests, sporadic clashes and a call for a new intifada on Thursday as fears grew of fresh bloodshed in the region. Trump’s…




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One dies in Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto crash

The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps said one person died and one sustained injuries in an accident that occurred on the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway on Thursday. TRACE spokesman, Babatunde Akinbiyi, said that the accident…




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Liberian Court Okays Presidential Run-off Poll

Liberia’s supreme court cleared the way for a presidential run-off election, ruling on Thursday that it had not found enough evidence of fraud to halt the whole process. The court dismissed a complaint from the…



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Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d'Or award

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo won a record-equalling fifth Ballon d’Or award for the year’s best player on Thursday. The Real Madrid forward’s second successive win drew him level alongside Barcelona rival Lionel Messi on five…






Giants rookie QB caught in 'Webb' of QB mess

It’s unclear if Davis Webb will get an opportunity this season. Watch video Eli Manning and Geno Smith aren’t the only Giants quarterbacks to get jerked around over the past week as the organization has flip-flopped its…