Month – December 2016

Alabama wears down Washington 24-7, now heads to title game (Dec 31, 2016) -

FOXSports.comThe top-ranked Crimson Tide scored 10 points off turnovers, including Ryan Anderson’s interception return for a touchdown late in the first half, and Scarbrough’s 68-yard TD run in the fourth quarter clinched a 24-7 victory over Washington in the Peach …Again? Crushing Peach pick-six sends Bama back to title gameESPN (blog)Alabama’s defense paves way for […]

Hours Early, New Year's Revelers Fill Times Square - ABC News

ABC NewsNew Year’s Eve revelers, donning oversized 2017 eyeglasses and green Statue of Liberty hats, filled Times Square on Saturday hours before the glittering crystal ball was to drop. Officials estimated as many as a million celebrants would descend upon …WATCH LIVE: Times Square New Year’s Eve hosting one millionNew York Daily NewsIgnoring safety, what’s […]

UN Security Council Welcomes Syria Truce Despite Rebels' Warnings - Newsweek

NewsweekThe United Nations Security Council on Saturday welcomed a ceasefire in the Syrian civil war, but rebel groups threatened to abandon the two-day-old truce if violations persisted. A resolution welcoming the ceasefire, the third truce this year seeking …UN Security Council supports Turkey-Russia peace talks on SyriaThe HillUN Security Council Approves Syrian Cease-Fire Plan by […]

Injuries reported in gun attack at Istanbul nightclub - CBS News

CBS NewsLast Updated Dec 31, 2016 7:00 PM EST. ISTANBUL — An armed assailant has opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celebrations, wounding several people, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported. Private NTV television said more than …Attackers Open Fire at Nightclub in IstanbulNew York TimesSeveral Wounded in New Year’s Attack at […]

Alabama smothers Washington behind defense, Scarbrough in Peach Bowl - Sports Illustrated

Sports IllustratedBehind its ferocious defense and running back Bo Scarbrough, Alabama knocked off Washington 24–7 to advance to the national title game. Share. Lindsay Schnell. an hour ago. ATLANTA — It played almost exactly as Vegas initially predicted it, with the …NOT again: Pick-six helps propel Bama past WashingtonESPN (blog)Alabama meticulously devours Washington to win […]

F. Ross Johnson, former RJR Nabisco chief, dies at 85 - Washington Post

Washington PostF. Ross Johnson, the RJR Nabisco Inc. chief executive officer whose efforts to take the company private in the 1980s led to the then-largest takeover in Wall Street history chronicled in the best-selling book “Barbarians at the Gate,” died Dec. 29 at …Business Day|F. Ross Johnson, Symbol of ’80s Corporate Excess, Dies at 85New […]

The Latest: Washington penalized for 12 men on field - USA TODAY

USA TODAYATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff Peach Bowl semifinal game between No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Washington. All times local. 6:18 p.m.. Washington’s rough day on offense continues. The Huskies came out of a long commercial …Again? Crushing Peach pick-six sends Bama back to title gameESPN (blog)Alabama smothers Washington […]

'Many wounded' in Istanbul nightclub attack - BBC News

BBC NewsMany people have been wounded in an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey’s NTV reports. Footage appears to show a number of ambulances and police vehicles outside the Reina nightclub, in the Besiktas area of the city. NTV says two attackers were …Many wounded in attack on Istanbul night club, ambulances dispatched – […]