Ranking 2017 college football nonconference strength of schedule – CBSSports.com

Among the factors that the College Football Playoff Selection Committee considers when they put together their rankings each week is strength of schedule.  In fact, you could argue that strength of schedule is the single biggest factor, even though they make no attempt to quantify it.  With that in mind, here is a conference-by-conference breakdown […]

Why Millennials Have A Complicated Relationship With Travel – Forbes

Why Millennials Have A Complicated Relationship With Travel – Forbes

Pexels Source: Pexels Millennials seem to have found themselves in a tricky spot. The more they follow the axiomatic advice to “stop and smell the roses,” the more frequently they’re accused of malaise. The more they discuss practical solutions to enduring problems, the more they’re labeled as “entitled.” So it’s not going to help their […]

Barcelona terror attack: Europe’s travel capital rocked – Fox Business

A van plowed into a crowd Thursday in the popular tourist district of Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain, killing at least 13 and injuring 50, according to a Spanish government official. Continue Reading Below Spanish police are currently treating the incident as a terror attack, according to Fox News. The U.S. consulate in Barcelona […]

Total solar eclipse sparks travel frenzy – ABC News

Total solar eclipse sparks travel frenzy – ABC News

‘The Great American Eclipse,’ Monday, starting at 1 pm ET LIVE on ABC Watch the special live coverage, led by David Muir, of the first total solar eclipse visible in the contiguous U.S. in 38 years. You can share your pictures to be a part of this historic event. “The Great American Eclipse” airs Monday […]

Barcelona attack: Theresa May says the UK stands with Spain – BBC News

Barcelona attack: Theresa May says the UK stands with Spain – BBC News

Image copyright EPA Image caption Police officers and emergency service workers set up a security perimeter UK Prime Minister Theresa May says her thoughts are with the victims of the “terrible attack” in Barcelona. “The UK stands with Spain against terror,” she added. Officials in the city say at least 13 people were killed and […]

UK exports to the EU surge on weaker pound – Telegraph.co.uk

Britain exports €104bn of goods to the rest of the world, outweighing the €94.7bn of goods it sends to EU customers. But UK imports from the EU amount to €147.7bn, while those from elsewhere come in at €134.7bn. The UK’s total trade deficit has shrunk from €102.2bn in the first half of 2016 to €83.7bn […]

UK retail sales growth continues in July – BBC News

UK retail sales growth continues in July – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters UK retail sales increased in July as stronger spending on food offset a fall in the purchase of other goods, according to official figures. The volume of sales grew by 0.3% compared with June, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. However, the figure for June’s retail sales growth was revised down […]

UK: More detailed Brexit plans coming soon – The Mercury News

By Ian Wishart and Alex Morales | Bloomberg News The U.K. is preparing to give further details of its approach to Brexit next week when it lays out positions in at least three different areas that it wants to negotiate with the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May’s government will publish two papers on Monday […]

Mehdi Karroubi: Iran opposition leader ends hunger strike

Mehdi Karroubi: Iran opposition leader ends hunger strike

Image copyright Mohammad Karoubi Image caption Mehdi Karroubi had an operation to fit a pacemaker in early August, when this photo was taken An Iranian opposition leader held under house arrest since 2011 has ended his hunger strike after the authorities accepted one of his two demands. Mehdi Karroubi, 79, stopped eating and drinking on […]