With the entire BIG 10 swarming Indiana for basketball talent this guy took teams that were nice to look at to back to back title games. Its a ridiculous accomplishment for a big time school let alone Butler, especially after the first one when he loses some guys to the NBA including Gordon Hayward who was the best player on the team. Then with a clearly weaker team he takes them back again.
Islamabad (AsiaNews) Catholic leaders and Pakistani human rights activists are alarmed that the rape and murder of a 12 year old girl, Shazia Bashir, on 23 January might go unpunished. The main suspect is a rich and powerful Muslim lawyer from Lahore, Chaudhry Muhammad Naeem, who was employing the girl as a domestic. The city’s bar association has sided with the suspect, a former president of the association, who is being treated as a VIP whilst in custody.
On NFL anthem policy controversy:I’m not one to just say I’m boycotting this forever because to me that’s silly. It’s a sport and I do love it. When the game was on that I wanted to see. In 1958, in an attempt to introduce a more ‘Chinese’ form of communism, Mao launched the ‘Great Leap Forward’. This aimed at mass mobilisation of labour to improve agricultural and industrial production. The result, instead, was a massive decline in agricultural output, which, together with poor harvests, led to famine and the deaths of millions.
I’m from seattle, so we visit and fairly often. My mom spent much of her childhood in moose jaw, saskatchewan. My grandfather was a minister in winnipeg, manitoba. Household spending. Today, that number has halved to 3.1 per cent, according to government data. Even fast fashion stores, which have made clothing cheaper, are seeing slower growth.
Habitat Host Lynn Levy documents the real life experience of six people hired by NASA to simulate life on Mars on a remote island in Hawaii, in preparation for the real thing. While isolated for one year from the rest of the world, these six volunteers made audio diaries documenting their excitement, anxieties, frustrations and relationships as they helped NASA understand what it takes to survive on Mars. You don’t have to be a science nerd to get hooked on this binge worthy series..
Unfortunately for the Mavericks, the Playoffs in ’08, ’09, and ’10 were not only unsuccessful, but also disappointing. Experts had them losing their first round matchup with the Portland Trailblazers. After giving up a 23 point lead in the second half and losing by 2 in Portland to tie the series, many of the experts’ predictions seemed about to come true.