South China Sea: US warship sails close to disputed island

South China Sea: US warship sails close to disputed island

Image copyright AFP Image caption The USS Stetham, pictured here arriving in Shanghai in 2015, sailed close to Triton Island A US warship has sailed close to a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China. The USS Stethem sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island, which is part of the Paracel […]

Arkansas nightclub shooting rapper in ‘unrelated’ arrest

Arkansas nightclub shooting rapper in ‘unrelated’ arrest

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The venue is being shut down by the city in the aftermath A rapper who was performing at the Arkansas nightclub where 25 people were shot has been arrested on unrelated charges, US police say. Gunfire was exchanged during a concert at the Power Ultra Lounge nightclub in Little […]

College football is starting earlier than ever – CougCenter

A little over a decade ago, a sort-of college football tradition came to an end. For many years, there were always a few high-profile games staged the weekend before college football began in earnest. Games named Kickoff Classic and Pigskin Classic matched teams who were part of today’s Power Five leagues, and would whet fans’ […]

Here’s what you may have missed with Rutgers football since spring camp – NJ.com

With announcements of an Oct. 26 home game against Liberty and an Aug. 31 game against UMass, Rutgers completed its 2019 schedule in early May. Rutgers’ 2019 non-conference schedule includes games UMass, Liberty and Boston College — all at home. All three games were scheduled within the last few months by coach Chris Ash. Liberty will receive […]

UK considers potential shortcut on trade deals post-Brexit – The Guardian

The UK is examining a potential shortcut to securing a raft of critical free trade deals, giving it potential breathing space to negotiate its own agreements after it leaves the EU. The proposal, involving an associate membership of the European Free Trade Association, could allow ministers to sign up to Efta’s existing free trade deals […]

Scottish government says UK is right to leave fishing deal – BBC News

Scottish government says UK is right to leave fishing deal – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The convention covers waters within 12 miles of the British coast The Scottish government has backed a UK plan to leave an international agreement on fishing access. The UK government is to withdraw from the deal which allows foreign fisherman access to British waters. It has announced it will […]