By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Mauricio Pochettino is basking in the glory of defying modern football logic and leading Tottenham Hotspur to their first Champions League final but warns a crash could follow unless the club comes up with a new plan. The 47-year-old has even strongly hinted that next month's final against Liverpool in Madrid could end his impressive five-season stay at Spurs in which he has established the club in the Premier League's top four and himself as one of the world's top coaches. Tottenham have not signed a single player in successive transfer windows while title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool and Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United have all invested huge sums in strengthening their squads. The strain has told in recent weeks with Tottenham's Premier League form collapsing, although barring an unlikely sequence of events in Sunday's climax, they will finish at least fourth for the fourth successive season. Pochettino, one year in to a five-year … [Read more...] about Make new plan or risk a crash, Pochettino warns Tottenham
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World A senior Russian diplomat responded positively to President Donald Trump's remarks regarding his desire to seek total denuclearization, saying Moscow was ready to begin working toward that end. Speaking to Fox News host Sean Hannity via telephone Thursday night, Trump welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to assist in the U.S.-North Korea peace process. The president said, "we want to get rid of the nuclear weapons," not just in North Korea, but "we all have to get—Russia has to get rid of them and China has to get rid of them" in comments subsequently supported by Moscow, which had accused Washington of loosening restrictions on its nuclear posture. "Given the increasing role of nuclear weapons in U.S. doctrine-related documents and their gradual transition to a class of weapons that can be used on the battlefield, such statements can be only welcomed," Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Friday, according to state-run Tass … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Says ‘We All Have to Get Rid of’ Nuclear Weapons; Russia Responds: Let’s Make A Plan
BRENDAN Dassey, the focus of the Netflix hit Making A Murderer will remain in prison after the highest court in the United States refused to review the judgement against him. Dassey, 27, along with his uncle Steven Avery, was sentenced to life behind bars over the killing of Teresa Halbach in a 2007 trial. Here's the story... Who is Brendan Dassey? Brendan was born in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, in 1989. He was one of four children to Barbara and Peter Dassey. He grew up with his mother and three brothers on a large family property alongside his maternal grandparents and uncles, including Steven Avery. As a young man, Dassey was reportedly a quiet introvert with learning difficulties and a below-average IQ. Court documents said he had difficulties communicating, adding that he was interested in animals and video games. He was also a fan of Wrestlemania – in one memorable scene from Making a Murderer, he frets about missing the WWE showcase. At the time of the … [Read more...] about Who is Brendan Dassey from Making a Murderer, is he going to be freed from prison and what are the latest updates on the Steven Avery case?
Maura Judkis, The Washington Post Published 7:15 am PDT, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 On the rocky road to the midterm elections, two of the world's most famous ice cream makers are trying to whip up support for Democratic candidates. Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of Ben & Jerry's, announced this weekend that they have teamed up with progressive advocacy group MoveOn to hold a contest to create ice cream flavors for seven candidates running for Congress. The contest site introduces the public to candidates in seven states: Jess King (Pennsylvania's 11th Congressional District); Lauren Underwood (Illinois' 14th District); Aftab Pureval (Ohio's 1st District); J. D. Scholten (Iowa's 4th District); Ammar Campa-Najjar (California's 50th District); Stephany Rose Spaulding (Colorado's 5th District); and James Thompson (Kansas' 4th District). After reading candidates' bios, participants are encouraged to come up with a name and flavor for each. But you won't be … [Read more...] about Ben and Jerry make a pint-size pitch for progressive candidates
close Video Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI to probe before she testifies FBI already said they can't investigate the accusation against Kavanaugh; former FBI national spokesperson weighs in on 'The Ingraham Angle.' President Trump said Wednesday he would have to “make a decision” about the future of Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court if accuser Christine Blasey Ford gives “credible testimony” about her allegation. Speaking to reporters outside the White House, the president said if Ford appears before the committee “and makes a credible showing, that will be very interesting and we'll have to make a decision.” “If she shows up, that would be wonderful,” Trump said. “If she doesn't show up, that would be unfortunate.” Yet it’s not clear if the California professor who claims Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than 35 years ago will ultimately accept an invitation to testify on … [Read more...] about Trump says ‘we’ll have to make a decision’ on Kavanaugh’s future if accuser gives ‘credible’ testimony