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5-star DE Parsons decommits from Penn State

5-star DE Parsons decommits from Penn State

Micah Parsons, the top recruit in Penn State's 2018 class, decommitted late Monday night. He posted the news on his public Twitter account. Parsons also said the Nittany Lions remain one of his top options. In his announcement on Sunday, the Harrisburg, Pa., native said he felt like he committed to Penn State "too soon" and needs to focus on his upcoming season.



Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral

In this Friday, April 14, 2017, file photo, Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look toward his fiancee Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez as he reacts to his double murder acquittal at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. After a brief public dispute between MA authorities and Hernandez's family, the former Patriots tight end's brain was released to BU's Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center.


Kenyans salute Keitany, Wanjiru for London marathon double

Kenyans salute Keitany, Wanjiru for London marathon double

Wanjiru held off Bekele by nine seconds to win in two hours five minutes 48 seconds in his first appearance at the London Marathon . The retired British athlete still remains a world-record holder. Robbie Simpson and Andrew Davies finished 15th and 16th respectively while Swansea's Josh Griffiths , running his first marathon, was the first Briton across the line in the mass event in 2:14.49 and could now qualify for the British team for the World Championships.


Muslim teen wins right to box competitively in hijab

Muslim teen wins right to box competitively in hijab

Amaiya Zafar, a Muslim teen boxer from Minnesota, has won the right to compete in the ring in the United States while also adhering to her religious beliefs that require her to cover her arms and legs. " She fought for other Muslim youths ", Haile said. "Most uniform requirements were set in place years ago and without the deliberate intention to exclude athletes based on sex, race or religion", Gubuan said.



Trump signs executive order scrutinizing skilled immigrant visas

Although the program is capped at 85,000 new H-1B visas each year, more than 100,000 workers are allowed in annually because of exemptions for university-related positions. The order will set up a 220-day review process of H-1B visas and ask federal agencies to minimize the use of waivers to Buy American policies, among other things.



French police ID suspected Paris police shooter

Macron, a 39-year-old moderate, is presenting himself as a guarantor of the European Union, promising reform and appealing to pro-Europe sentiment among the French electorate. In the wake of the shooting, French presidential candidates announced the halt of their campaigns. A foreign tourist was slightly wounded by shrapnel.