Fantasy Football: Week 14 Running Back Rankings – UPI.com

MIAMI, Dec. 6 (UPI) — If you’ve made it to this point in the fantasy football season, it’s unlikely that you’ve remained unscathed from the injury bug. By adding proper depth at the running back position prior in the season, you might have some good options to decide between when selecting your Week 14 lineup. […]

China’s terracotta warriors to return to UK for first time in nearly a decade – The Guardian

China’s terracotta warriors are to return to the UK almost a decade after they thrilled visitors in a landmark exhibition at the British Museum. Karen Bradley, the culture secretary, announced that Liverpool’s World Museum would be the next destination for the spectacular treasures which China’s first emperor, Qin Shihuangdi, had made to accompany him into […]

Long queues as Ghanaians vote in tight presidential poll

Media captionThe BBC’s Salim Kikeke has been to a polling station in the north of the capital Accra There are long queues at polling stations in Ghana amid a tight election race between President John Mahama and veteran opposition leader Nana Akufo Addo. All seven candidates have pledged to keep the process peaceful but an […]

Aleppo battle: Syria rebels ‘withdraw from old city’

Aleppo battle: Syria rebels ‘withdraw from old city’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The area around the citadel has been in rebel hands for the last four years Syrian rebels have left the last areas they held in Aleppo’s old city, while calling for a five-day truce to allow the evacuation of civilians. Activist monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said […]

Dozens missing after ship sinks off Yemen’s coast

Dozens missing after ship sinks off Yemen’s coast

At least 40 people, including women and children, are missing after a boat sank in the Arabian Sea about 350km (190 nautical miles) south of Yemen. The cargo vessel had about 60 people on board when it disappeared while sailing from the eastern province of Hadramawt to the remote island of Socotra. The government says […]

Italy’s Renzi to address party amid political turmoil

Italy’s Renzi to address party amid political turmoil

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Matteo Renzi favours early elections or a broad, caretaker government Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will meet his centre-left Democratic Party (PD) on Wednesday, as he prepares to leave office after Sunday’s referendum defeat. However, there is confusion over who will run the country after he resigns. Mr […]

Clares Rocket: Arrests in ‘1m euro greyhound’ theft

Clares Rocket: Arrests in ‘1m euro greyhound’ theft

Image copyright Imelda Grauer Image caption Clares Rocket is considered to be a “superstar” in greyhound racing, and has already notched up just under 54,000 euros (£45,800) in prize money Four men have been arrested after a stolen greyhound, believed to worth up to 1m euros (£847,000) in stud fees, was found by Irish police. […]

Italy bank shares rise on bailout hopes

Italy bank shares rise on bailout hopes

Image copyright AFP Image caption Italian banks including Monte dei Paschi di Siena have been under pressure Shares in Italian banks have continued their recovery after falling sharply on Monday in response to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s referendum defeat. Shares in Monte dei Paschi, one of Italy’s most troubled banks, rose nearly 9% on new […]