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Five Hope College Men's Basketball Players Named To NABC Honors Court

Five Hope College Men's Basketball Players Named To NABC Honors Court

Chad Carlson of Rockford, Michigan (Rockford), Zach Littleson of Rochester Hills, Michigan (Adams), and Cody Stuive of Hudsonville, (Hudsonville) joined junior Luke Dreyer of Zeeland, Michigan (West) in receiving the national recognition. WashU had a cumulative GPA of 3.139 for the 2016-17 school year. Ten student-athletes, including three players with 4.0 GPAs, were named to the Spring 2017 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll after 11 were selected to the Fall 2016 Honor Roll.


WNBA All-Star Reserves and Three-Point Contestants Announced

WNBA All-Star Reserves and Three-Point Contestants Announced

ET) at Seattle's KeyArena, Stewart's home court with the Seattle Storm. The All-Star Game rosters also feature nine former No. 1 WNBA draft picks. Gray and Williams will join Duke alumna Jasmine Thomas (Connecticut Sun ) who was selected as a starter for the Eastern Conference in the game.


Russian Parliament Chief Cautiously Welcomes Possible US Ambassador

Russian Parliament Chief Cautiously Welcomes Possible US Ambassador

Huntsman was rumored to be Trump's pick for America's man in Moscow earlier this year, despite the President previously having blasted him as "weak" and a "lightweight" during his 2012 presidential campaign. Huntsman would take the position as scrutiny has compounded on the US-Russia relationship. President Donald Trump will nominate Jon Huntsman as USA ambassador to Russian Federation, the White House said on Tuesday.


France steps in to resolve Gulf crisis

France steps in to resolve Gulf crisis

The countries which have boycotted Qatar insist that Doha meet their demands while Qatar has rejected their demands. Saudi Arabia also sealed Qatar's only land border, impacting a key source of food imports in the mostly desert nation. Mr Tillerson conducted several days of shuttle diplomacy in the region last week and signed a memorandum of understanding with Qatar on countering terrorism financing that Ms Hashimi called "an excellent step".



USA report: Global terror attacks decline for second year in a row

They also warned IS continued to use its own operatives while exploiting ungoverned spaces in Libya, Somalia, Yemen, northeastern Nigeria, parts of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region. Along with Iran, Hezbollah operatives and fighters have been active in bolstering the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, despite suffering heavy casualties.


No Answers About Aussie Missing In Canada

No Answers About Aussie Missing In Canada

Sophie Dowsley, 34 remains missing, after her boyfriend Greg Tiffin, 44, was found dead. Sophie Dowsley, 34, and her boyfriend Greg Tiffin, 44, have not been since since July 8 on a hiking trip west of Vancouver . The next day search crews found personal items in the fast-moving water beneath a treacherous waterfall. "They've gone to a very unsafe place and they haven't come out", he said.