Branstad called Chinese President Xi Jinping a "longtime friend" when Xi visited Iowa in February 2012, only nine months before he became the Chinese leader. This past weekend, a Bloomberg Politics report said Branstad is the front-runner for the post. Although Trump finished only second in state's Republican caucuses, he carried the state in the general election 51 percent to Hillary Clinton's 42 percent.
Chiefs (AFC West) 3. Carr didn't have an answer for why the Chiefs seem to befuddle him. Also, they have been the hottest team in the last season and a half winning 19 out of their last 22 games. Two games that weren't that close? Thursday night in Kansas City, the Chiefs won the pivotal AFC West showdown against their longtime rivals, the Oakland Raiders, by a 21-13 final.
Sale will headline a rotation that already features 2016 A.L. Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello and former Cy Young victor David Price. He leaves behind a shredded reputation in Chicago , suspended by the team last summer after he flew into a rage and cut up retro uniforms that club was supposed to wear.
Ken Rendell founded the museum, which contains the world's largest collection of World War II artifacts. Then a newlywed sailor, he recalled a Japanese plane flying low and slow in his direction as he rushed to his battleship from his home after learning of the attack on the radio.
This. does not bode well for the Spurs. Ginobili was in uniform Tuesday night, but did not play on the second night of back-to-back games. At 12-9, NY is three games over.500 for the first time since the end of the 2012-13 season. The Bulls led 65-47 midway through the third following a surge by Butler, who scored seven in a 54-second span after missing his first six shots.
This marks the first time in James' 14 seasons in the league that he is not staying with the rest of his team, he said . ESPN reported in November that at least three National Basketball Association teams - the Milwaukee Bucks, the Memphis Grizzlies and the Dallas Mavericks - have stopped staying at Trump-branded hotels in NY and Chicago.
The letter Marshall received isn't the only recent example of racist attacks on National Football League players. First, a brief warning , the words you will read from Brandon Marshall's Instagram posts on Friday are not for the feint of heart.
Kick-off: Wednesday 7 December, 7:45pm, Santiago Bernabeu. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder, left, struck two minutes from time as his side came back from two goals down to snatch a 2-2 draw at the Bernabeu and take top spot in Group F. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admitted that he was "a bit angry" after his side blew a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 with Borussia Dortmund yesterday morning (Singapore time).
Heisman Trophy finalist Jabrill Peppers, of MI, is interviewed during a media event in New York, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. His efficiency rating of 197.8 is the highest in FBS history, ahead of the record of 191.8 set by Russell Wilson in 2011.
San Francisco running back Carlos Hyde had a busy day out of the backfield, however, while the 49ers found themselves trailing by double-digits heading into the fourth quarter. Decimated by injuries, the Bears defense played an inspired effort against the 49ers, limiting them to just 147 total yards. With four games left, the narrative will now be Kaepernick's benching and whether his time in San Francisco is nearing its end.
The findings confirmed and expanded on much of the evidence contained in the Canadian law professor's first report issued in July. "We await the further detail from them and will then take a decision regarding our involvement in the Sochi World Championships".
Kubiak officially listed quarterback Trevor Siemian as 50-50 but indicated that if he shows up Saturday like he did Friday - without pain or soreness and able to move around - he'll be back under center. Murray could have a big day against a Denver defense that continues to have its problems against the run. "We'll come in in the morning (Wednesday) and see how I'm doing and listen to Greek (head athletic trainer Steve Antonopulos) and he'll take care of me".
Kansas Jayhawks sophomore forward Carlton Bragg Jr. was charged today with one count of misdemeanor battery after prosecutors said his girlfriend called 911, saying he struck her and pushed her down the stairs. "He certainly understands the circumstances surrounding this issue". We are taking this charge very seriously. He also stated that once the facts were known, they would act accordingly.
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Ashwin and Jadeja accounted for all 10 wickets on a surface which offered sharp turn nearly from the outset, and it was no surprise to see Moeen Ali and Rashid bowling 28 of the 52 overs in India's reply. There's plenty there for them. England were squared off after making 400 runs. They leak a lot of runs and it's very hard for them to squeeze pressure.
Other current or former Saints on hand Tuesday include former running back Deuce McAllister; former safety Steve Gleason, now battling Lou Gehrig's disease; safety Roman Harper; and guard Jahri Evans. His attorney has been laying the groundwork for a self-defense argument, saying Smith was the aggressor. Under cross-examination from Hayes' lawyer, John Fuller, she acknowledged that her husband had been drinking during a day that included trips to the annual French Quarter Festival, a bar and ...
Colombia's aviation authority said initial reports suggest the aircraft was suffering electrical problems although investigators were also looking into an account from one of the survivors that the plane ran out of fuel about five minutes from its expected landing at Jose Maria Cordova airport outside Medellin.
The Vikings offense could only muster field goals until the final drive and that was not enough to win. He played part of the first half last week in New England's win over the New York Jets, but did not make a reception. Minnesota's defense played their tails off for most of the evening. This was a remarkable occurrence, a Vikings quarterback with time . "Just bad ball security and the ball got out on me".
It's devastating to go there and lose, especially with the two goals being my fault. I've been training really hard this week and hopefully I can get back into the team. We didn't have the squad numbers and he kept himself fit, as did Lee Wallace - and both were magnificent. Last week's win over Derek McInnes' men was the first time this season Gers have managed to topple top-six opposition.
Each has argued for and against the government have a power under royal prerogative to trigger Article 50 negotiations to leave the European Union. Wright said he thought "the divisional court was wrong", and that the referendum vote meant that the government should be able to trigger Article 50 without a vote in parliament, and it would be "in accordance with legitimate public expectations".
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr dislocated his right pinky finger in two places, as confirmed by his brother and NFL Network analyst David Carr on Monday afternoon. "Instincts", Mack said when asked to describe his actions on the touchdown play, in which Newton spun counter-clockwise to his left and looked to deliver a screen pass, only to see it wind up in Mack's mitts.
It is also believed that he considers Juventus as the biggest threat ahead of Real's other possible last-16 opponents - Leicester City, Arsenal, Monaco and Napoli. However, they were undone by some excellent counter-attacking football by a side boasting great pace and clinical finishing in the final third. "We played a good match but couldn't get the win, now we have to move on".
But he seemed to display more positivity than most on the topic at this event. "I think our constituents have become increasingly negative about the Olympic experience", said National Hockey League deputy commissioner Bill Daly, summing up the situation on Thursday.
Speaking on 5 Live's Wednesday Night Club , Barton was quizzed over which of Ozil and Sanchez he would keep if he was in charge at Arsenal and pushed into making a choice. Important ingredient "So I think, for me, that is more important nowadays and an important ingredient for every player to consider. The money is good everywhere".
The document claims the 31-year-old Portugal worldwide declared just €23.5m (£19.8m) of income from inside Spain - where he plies his trade with Real Madrid - and made €203.7m (£171m) elsewhere. Ronaldo, the agency says, "has been aware of his tax obligations right away from the beginning of his professional career in all of the countries in which he has resided".
After two days of commemorations in the capital, Castro's ashes will go on a four-day island-wide procession starting Wednesday before being buried in the southeastern city of Santiago de Cuba on December 4. Cruz and Rubio specifically called out President Barack Obama and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau for delivering sympathetic sentiments commemorating the Castro's death.
Monday was the biggest Cyber Monday ever, on track for $3.39 billion spent in online shopping, Adobe Systems Inc. reported . The surge in online shopping has taken a toll on bricks-and-mortar stores. Early Thanksgiving Day in-store shopping dropped by 19% with only 7% of consumers heading to stores before 5 p.m. - while shopping that day itself was up 1%.
At least not so far. The best Packers comparison there might be LaDarius Gunter, who struggled a bit early on when thrown into the fire but has been growing by leaps and bounds and is arguably the Packers' best cornerback at this point. A second-round pick by Seattle in 2013, Michael has been in this situation before, facing the Seahawks a year ago during a brief stint with the Dallas Cowboys.
Most likely no match, no matter how compelling or dramatic, can equal the one that preceded it at the same venue. Ebrahim described Toronto FC's dark days as "sad", but his group of drummers still supported the team. But only one player will be adding "two-time MLS Cup champion" to his resume this weekend. Justin Morrow , in my mind the best left-back in the league and now liberated to attack at will as a wing-back, will benefit too.
Ibrahimovic told BT Sport: "People talk, people write; I mean I really don't know what has happened and I'm 100 per cent sure the media doesn't really know the real story". "Everybody knows what he can do, what he did, what he has done". But I will help him to go one more . "The Premier League is different", said Mourinho, whose side entertain West Ham United on Sunday.
Huskies QB Jake Browning, who struggled with reads against Colorado in the Pac-12 Championship Game, is facing OLB Reuben Foster and the No. 1-ranked scoring defense. on December 31 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, while No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Ohio State will meet at 7 p.m. on December 31 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.
With the way Leicester and Hull are playing, they should be fine, but Watford are hard to deal with and Arsenal will feel like they're the favorites against an Aguero-less City. Eden Hazard sealed victory in the final minute of normal time after cantering onto a pass from Marcos Alonso. "Of course I would have preferred to have won against Chelsea and we would be top of the league".
Only two English sides have gone on to win the Champions League's sister competition since 1984 with Liverpool winning it in 2001 and Chelsea most recently in 2013. One of the reasons why Spurs have been unable to stay among the Champions League mainstays is their willingness to entertain a sale. "We are playing at home, we didn't win for four games at home and we had four draws".
I love it". "So it's a little different and I am getting used to that, getting my legs back and getting my body back, focusing for a long period of time. Woods' caddie, Joe LaCava, was far from concerned about him beating anyone this week. This will be a great step forward for him as he continues his golfing career.
He played the final nine holes in 4 over, with two double bogeys, a birdie and a bogey, for a 1-over 73. However, he hit a solid approach shot to reach the green in two. I just made some mistakes. Woods's iron play on this, his first time with a competition card in his hand for 466 days, was controlled. Although Woods watched a series of birdie and par putts slide by, his stroke on the greens appeared perfectly sound.