Oregon Ducks spring football Q&A: Linebacker Blake Rugraff on his rise up the depth chart – OregonLive.com

EUGENE — Three years after Blake Rugraff sent in his highlight tape to Oregon, hoping for the best but expecting nothing in return, he’s become a regular on UO’s second-team defense through nine spring football practices. The 6-foot-2, 225-pound sophomore from the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles came to Oregon as a preferred walk-on […]

11 Alcorn State University football players arrested in connection … – WJTV

Related Coverage CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Eleven Alcorn State University football players were taken into custody in connection with a fight that broke out in the school cafeteria last week. Claiborne County Sheriff Frank Davis said more than 21 affidavits had been filed in connection with the incident. Out of those affidavits, 11 students […]

UK’s ex-PM John Major: Brexit will damage UK political influence as trade deals likely elusive – CNBC

UK’s ex-PM John Major: Brexit will damage UK political influence as trade deals likely elusive – CNBC

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Bill Gates urges UK to protect foreign aid – BBC News

Bill Gates urges UK to protect foreign aid – BBC News

Image copyright EPA Reducing the UK government’s commitment to foreign aid spending would cost lives, American billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has warned. The Microsoft founder urged the UK to keep spending at least 0.7% of national income on foreign aid, saying it was proof of its goodwill and humanity. Theresa May has refused to say […]

UK unprepared for surge in electric car use, thinktank warns – The Guardian

The UK’s energy networks are not ready for a surge in electric cars and solar panels that is coming within the next few years, according to a report. Clusters of the battery powered cars could result in 1% of the UK experiencing unplanned drops in voltage – potentially damaging electronic equipment – without action by […]

Zimbabwe’s Tsvangirai and Mujuru in anti-Mugabe alliance

Zimbabwe’s Tsvangirai and Mujuru in anti-Mugabe alliance

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Robert Mugabe, 93, has been in power since independence from Britain in 1980 Two of Zimbabwe’s best known opposition figures have agreed to form an alliance against President Robert Mugabe. Long-time Mugabe critic Morgan Tsvangirai and former Vice-President Joice Mujuru say they will work together in next year’s election. However, […]