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Alabama's Ridley named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

Alabama's Ridley named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

The Memphis, Tenn., native rolled up 1,600 all-purpose yards (69 rush/1,434 receive/97 punt return) last season. Marks was named to the watch list the past two seasons and was a semifinalist in 2015. Brown ranked sixth in receiving yards (961), tied for sixth in TD receptions (nine), seventh in receiving yards per game (80.1) and tied for 15th in receptions per game (4.8).


PDP To Hold National Convention On August 12

PDP To Hold National Convention On August 12

New members of the party executive will not emerge at the August 12 convention because it is non-elective. Sundiata Post recalls that the Supreme Court had last week sacked the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff's faction after a protracted legal tussle it embarked upon against the Senator Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee.


Vice President Pence Promises US Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Vice President Pence Promises US Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Vice President Mike Pence affirmed US support for Israel and the USA embassy's move to Jerusalem, during his address at the 2017 Christians United For Israel summit Monday. Trump signed a waiver June 1 to keep the US embassy in Tel Aviv, avoiding a move to Jerusalem for an additional six months. Whitehouse spokesman Sean Spicer said at the time that the delay did not negate Trump's promise, but was done to buy time to successfully negotiate the Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, now corroborated ...


China blocks banks from lending to Dalian Wanda entertainment company

China blocks banks from lending to Dalian Wanda entertainment company

China's banking regulator did not respond to requests for comment and it was not immediately clear which investment rules Wanda breached. The change impacts the group's purchase of AMC , American production company Legendary Entertainment, a European yacht builder, and three movie theater chains acquired through AMC.


Mercedes-Benz Recall Hits 3 Million Diesel Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz Recall Hits 3 Million Diesel Vehicles

The recall will cost around 220 million euros and is being "carried out in close co-operation with the German regulatory authorities". The latest emissions fix plan expands a process that has seen the issueing of new software for a quarter of a million compact Mercedes models since March, of which 45% of affected cars have already received the change.


Malloy Remains Third-Least Popular Governor

Malloy Remains Third-Least Popular Governor

Connecticut's Dan Malloy is the least popular Democratic governor, with a 64 percent disapproval rating. He is tied with Hawaii and Arizona's governors as having the 36th highest approval ratings. The poll was conducted from April 1 through July 10, and polled 10,087 registered voters. Phil Scott (R-Vt.), also saw a 13-point drop in his net rating.