Thousands of Hong Kong students 'grasp destiny' in demand for democracy
Students and teachers shout at a rally during the class boycott at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Monday. Students and teachers shout at a rally during the class boycott at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Monday. (Tyrone Siu, Reuters).
130000 Syrians Fleeing ISIS Reach Turkey in Four-Day Period
ANKARA, Turkey - The number of Syrian refugees who have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing advancing ISIS militants now totals 130,000 and could rise further, Turkey's deputy prime minister warned on Monday. "A refugee wave that can be ...
White House intruders: Are more fences the answer?
The U.S. Secret Service is now considering new measures to keep people further from the White House after a fence jumper with a knife darted across the North Lawn and went through the front doors. The new security proposals include keeping D.C. ...
Mississippi State Following Familiar Playbook into Unfamiliar Territory
22 in the preseason AP poll to finish as the BCS national champion with a quarterback named Cam Newton. ... Last year's Auburn team, which went to the final seconds of the BCS title game before losing 34-31 to Florida State, was even more unheralded.
Helfrich fetes Mariota's night
“Marcus again was special” Helfrich said Sunday after watching the game film. “Not only his play, but how he kept everyone positive and rallied throughout the game.” Through the Ducks' 4-0 start, Mariota leads the nation in passing efficiency (217.96 ...
LSU's Harris productive in loss to Mississippi State
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True freshman Brandon Harris' four-minute offense came within a prayer of delivering the Tigers a fantastic finish that would have rocked the Blue Grass Miracle and erased LSU coach Les Miles' worst defeat since losing the 2011 BCS national ...
Morris: Tech bows to humans in new playoff
RICHARD BILLINGSLEY has been compiling computer rankings for 44 consecutive college football seasons. His rankings were one of eight used the past 18 seasons to determine the two participants in the BCS national championship game. Now that the ...