Clemson coach Dabo Swinney unhappy with 'negative questions' after win against Syracuse
CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney was unhappy with what he felt were too many “negative questions” from reporters after Clemson’s 47-21 win Saturday over Syracuse.The Tigers won the game by nearly four touchdowns but led only 27-21 late in the third quarter.Clemson (6-0) made several mistakes that allowed Syracuse (1-5) to hang around, including a blocked punt, missed field goal and a Tigers pass that was returned for an Orange touchdown.Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, who threw the pick-six, was asked after the game how he thought he played and how the team played as a whole. La...
The State (Columbia, S.C.)
Trump walks out of major CBS interview, complaining about questions
Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump went through Thursday with a threat to release his own footage of a yet-to-be-aired interview with CBS that he cut short, angrily complaining of bias.Trump tweeted that he wanted to preempt the network's own broadcast of the interview on its "60 Minutes" show Sunday in order to reveal journalist Leslie Stahl's "bias, hatred and rudeness."The raw footage posted by Trump's Facebook page, in contravention of the White House's agreement with the network, appears to show the encounter from beginning to end, with the president frustrated throughout at the...
Florida to investigate all COVID-19 deaths after questions about 'integrity' of data
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida, which has reported the deaths of more than 16,400 people from COVID-19, now says the public may not be able to trust any of those numbers.The state Department of Health on Wednesday ordered an investigation of all pandemic fatalities, one week after House Speaker Jose Oliva slammed the death data from medical examiners as “often lacking in rigor” and undermining “the completeness and reliability of the death records.”House Democrats then blasted the House Republicans’ report as an insult to coronavirus victims and an attempt “to downplay the death toll.”The pol...
'I leave it for Mr Levy' - Tottenham boss Mourinho evades questions on controversial European Premier League reports
Jose Mourinho refused to be drawn on the controversial topic of the European Premier League, choosing to direct any questions the way of Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy.Talk of a breakaway European league featuring the game’s elite teams is back on the agenda, following reports that Manchester United and Liverpool have held discussions about launching a FIFA-supported competition.The news has been met with plenty of opposition, with global icon Luis Figo among many to voice their disapproval, going as far as to say “it's all about greed” and would “destroy football as we know it.”It’s no surpri...
What is the fate of the Lebanese revolution?
On 17 October, many people wondered what has happened to the Lebanese revolution on its first anniversary. Did it fail? Why didn’t it achieve its noble goals?These are legitimate questions. However, before attempting to find answers, it is necessary to emphasise the fact that this popular revolution did not fail, and its flags and banners have not been taken down, as its enemies had hoped. The anniversary was commemorated by a massive, very angry march across Beirut.The admittedly modest achievements of this popular movement serve to confirm the size of the forces opposing it. At the forefront...
The Middle East Monitor
Can the 5-0 Seahawks keep winning? They'll have to find answers to these five questions.
Likely rested after their bye week, the Seahawks return to the practice field Monday to begin the furious race to the finish — 11 games in 11 weeks with hopes of embarking on a long playoff run.They do so as one of just three undefeated teams remaining after Week 6 of the NFL season (the others being the Steelers and Titans, with the Seahawks the only unbeaten team in the NFC after Green Bay’s loss at Tampa Bay).But they also do so carrying some questions into the rest of the season despite having the best start in franchise history. Here are five things we’re still wondering about the Seahawk...
The Seattle Times
Trinidad and Tobago's Budget 2020-21 Strategy: Key Economic questions
ST. AUGUSTINE, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO— World Trade Organization and Investment banks are listening to Trinidad and Tobago’s 2020-21 budget because it includes a rebirth of agriculture. A sector once ripe with diversity and potential began decreasing as oil revenues increased. Over-dependence on oil revenues that are no longer a cash cow, slowed economic fortunes. Making kick-startingT&T economies a herculean task, according to Dr. Preeya Mohan, University West Indies (UWI) Economist.In beginning the road to recovery, there are some key economic questions readers of the budget should address.Trini...
Communities Digital News
Death of Confucius Institute official in US sparks questions
The death of a Confucius Institute representative at an American university has led to calls for the release of more details while local officials continue an investigation.Liu Qiang, a representative from the Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) at Webster University's Confucius Institute, was reported dead on Oct 7, a day after police and FBI agents searched his home as part of a child pornography investigation, according to the university and local media reports.A press release issued Tuesday by the city of Webster Groves, Missouri, where the private university's main campus is lo...
China Daily US edition
Death of Confucius Institute official in US sparks questions
By LIU YINMENG in Los Angeles | China Daily Global | Updated: 2020-10-16 23:53The death of a Confucius Institute representative at an American university has led to calls for the release of more details while local officials continue an investigation.Liu Qiang, a representative from the Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) at Webster University's Confucius Institute, was reported dead on Oct 7, a day after police and FBI agents searched his home as part of a child pornography investigation, according to the university and local media reports.A press release issued Tuesday by the city...
Liverpool loanee Karius hits back over Kiev questions: It's boring now!
Union Berlin goalkeeper Loris Karius doesn't want to talk about his mistakes in the 2018 Champions League final.Karius has left Liverpool on loan for the third successive season after his dismal performance against Real Madrid, which resulted in a 3-1 loss for the Reds.But the German has had enough of speaking about the match and wants to move on."That was two years ago. I've played over 60 matches since," Karius told the"I'm here to play well. That doesn't play a role anymore – I long put it behind me. The only people who want to talk about it are the journalists. It's boring for me now."I've...