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Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

 

Everything you need to know about the college basketball scandal

Daily World News Top Stories business politics When Yahoo! Sports published documents from the FBI’s investigation into corruption in college basketball on Friday, it showed that players from more than 20 of the nation’s top programs were implicated in possibly breaking NCAA rules. It’s a complicated case with a lot of layers, so here is a breakdown of the key teams, players and others who have been involved since the charges were first unveiled in September: Teams identified in FBI probe The following teams were mentioned in Yahoo!’s report. OtherRead More


President Trump ‘certainly believes’ he has power to fire Mueller: White House

Daily World News Top Stories business politics President Donald Trump “certainly believes he has the power” to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. After months of dismissing questions about whether the president is considering firing Mueller, Sanders told reporters that the White House has been advised by legal experts and the Department of Justice that itRead More


Michigan State University discouraged student from reporting alleged rape by athletes, lawsuit says Video

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Now Playing: ‘It just felt right’: Woman adopts baby after sitting next to pregnant woman on a plane Now Playing: MSU discouraged student from reporting alleged rape by athletes, lawsuit says Now Playing: Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is working with special counsel Now Playing: Green Bay Packers player arrested for allegedly making false bomb threat at airport Now Playing: SPECIAL REPORT: Mark Zuckerberg testifies before lawmakers Now Playing: Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify on Capitol Hill Now Playing: FBI raids Trump attorney’s officesRead More


Kansas, North Carolina State newly mentioned in NCAA case

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Kansas and North Carolina State are the latest schools to be swept up in a bribery scandal involving college basketball. A rewritten federal indictment released Tuesday in New York alleges that an Adidas officials paid parents of athletes willing to commit to the schools. Prosecutors say an Adidas representative agreed to pay $90,000 to the family of a Kansas recruit and $40,000 to a recruit at North Carolina State. Prosecutors say money helped secure the players’ commitments to play college basketball at theRead More


Number, severity of brain injuries raises dementia risk

Daily World News Top Stories business politics A large study offers more evidence of a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia later in life, with repeated injuries and severe ones posing the greatest danger. Researchers analyzed 36 years of health records of 2.8 million people in Denmark, where a national health system makes it possible to explore connections in a far-reaching way. Overall, the risk was small. About 95 percent of people who suffered a brain injury never developed dementia. But a single severe brain injury increased the riskRead More


Coroner’s office misidentified victim in Humboldt hockey bus crash

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice announced Monday that the province’s coroner’s office misidentified one of the 15 people killed last week in the highway crash involving a junior hockey team bus. The ministry announced that Parker Tobin, 18, has died and that Xavier Labelle, who previously had been identified as among the deceased, is alive. The coroner’s office apologized for “the misidentification and any confusion created by it.”?The ministry did not say how the error occurred. “Our condolences go out to the familyRead More


Oklahoma teachers rally at capitol as walkout enters 7th day

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Oklahoma teachers rallied at the state Capitol Tuesday on the seventh day of their walkout as classes remained canceled in the state’s largest school districts. A group of teachers marched over 100 miles from Tulsa to Oklahoma City, where the state capitol is. They are asking the Oklahoma Legislature to provide $50 million more in funding and to repeal a capital gains tax exemption. They are also asking Gov. Mary Fallin to veto a lodging tax repeal bill, which would eliminate $42 millionRead More


Read Mark Zuckerberg’s full prepared testimony for Capitol Hill hearing

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The prepared testimony of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was released ahead of his appearance during a joint hearing with the Senate Commerce and Judiciary committees. Interested in Facebook? Add Facebook as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Facebook news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Read the full text here, as released by the Senate Judiciary Committee shortly before Zuckerberg made the remarks: Chairman Grassley, Chairman Thune, Ranking Member Feinstein, Ranking Member Nelson, and Members of theRead More


Sister Jean switches sports, tosses out 1st ball at Wrigley

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Sister Jean did just fine on the diamond, too. The popular 98-year-old chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the Final Four switched sports Tuesday, throwing out a first ball before the Cubs’ home opener. Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt drew a big cheer at Wrigley Field when she made an underhand toss from her wheelchair. She laughed as the ball bounced toward home plate. The nun wore a Cubs jacket and had a No. 18 Cubs jersey with Sister Jean written onRead More


Fake pot likely tainted with rat poison kills 3, sickens 100

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and caused severe bleeding in more than 100 others, including a few in four other states. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has alerted doctors nationwide that patients with severe, unexplained bleeding may be additional cases. The CDC is helping Illinois authorities investigate the outbreak in that state, which began in early March. Illinois reported seven more cases on Tuesday, bringing the nationwide total to at least 116.Read More