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Michael Owen tips English club to win Champions League again

Michael Owen tips English club to win Champions League again

Before Liverpool stormed to victory in the Champions League final in June, there was a spell where English football seemed off the pace of Europe’s elite. Spanish teams, namely Real Madrid, dominated the world’s most prestigious club competition with Los Blancos winning three consecutive titles and four in five years. Only rival Barcelona stopped them…MORE

A visiting scientist resigned from MIT after comments he made about Jeffrey Epstein

A visiting scientist resigned from MIT after comments he made about Jeffrey Epstein

A visiting scientist at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) has resigned over comments he made about Jeffrey Epstein, according to an email posted online. Richard Stallman posted the resignation on his personal website Monday evening “due to pressure on MIT and me over a series of misunderstandings and mischaracterizations.” Stallman was a…MORE

An Alabama police officer died in the line of duty

An Alabama police officer died in the line of duty

An Alabama police officer was killed in the line of duty Monday night, the city of Tuscaloosa said. Officer Dornell Cousette, 40, died after exchanging gunfire with a suspect inside a house, Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said during a news conference attended by CNN affiliate WVTM. Cousette had been with the Tuscaloosa Police Department for…MORE

California man dies in seventh vaping-related illness

California man dies in seventh vaping-related illness

A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the US. The 40-year-old, who died over the weekend, is the second person to die in the state. Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Oregon have each reported one death from vaping. The United States Centers for Disease Control announced Monday…MORE

Japan set to host ‘special’ World Cup as rugby steps into the unknown

Japan set to host ‘special’ World Cup as rugby steps into the unknown

Japan has been a quiet presence on rugby’s international stage for decades, but now the Far East nation is set to soak up the limelight. New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, France and the UK have hosted the Rugby World Cup in the tournament’s 32-year history, but Friday’s curtain-raiser between Japan and Russia — the tournament’s…MORE

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