Top 100 prospects for the 2016 NHL draft
Overall, I'd say the 2016 NHL draft class is average. The very top of the class has three top-tier prospects -- which is better than average -- with the rest of the first round being standard. The depth in lower rounds is below-average. Longtime readers know I can get a little eccentric with the
5 Gaffes by World Leaders Caught on Tape
Footage of Queen Elizabeth’s unguarded comments at a reception in Buckingham Palace Tuesday came to light after another video emerged of British Prime Minister David Cameron at the same event saying Nigeria and Afghanistan were "fantastically corrupt." "They were very rude to the ambassador,” the
Obama Urges Britain to Stay in the EU
President Obama explains why Britain is better off staying in the European Union.
A Closer Look at the Nutrition of Vegetable Chips
Walk through any office around 3 p.m. and you’ll find someone munching away on vegetable chips instead of potato chips in an attempt to satisfy hunger while eating healthily. Industry reports show vegetable snacks growing at a rate of 22 percent yearly while other snacks languish at a 2 percent
President Obama Offers the 'APEC Hottie' Words of Wisdom
While serious discussions about defense and global trade occurred at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila, chatter of a different sort was also making headlines. Alongside APEC stories about diplomatic responses to the Paris attacks and maritime security were headlines such
Secretary of State John Kerry Makes Surprise Visit to Paris
Secretary of State John Kerry made a surprise visit to Paris today to meet with French and American officials in the wake of Friday's deadly terror attacks there. As France mourns the loss of at least 129 people, killed in mass shootings and bombings in four locations across the city, Kerry brought
How the Paris Attacks May Change the US Strategy Against ISIS
While France will ramp up its military attacks against ISIS in Syria as a result of the deadly terror attacks in Paris, it is likely that the U.S. will not increase the number of aircraft targeting ISIS or insert more troops into Iraq and Syria. President Obama said as much in a news conference
Obama: ‘No Specific’ Intelligence Warned of Paris Attacks
President Obama said today that there was “nothing specific” in America’s intelligence gathering that could have predicted the horrific terrorist attack in Paris, while Iraqi claims that their intelligence service tried to sound the alarm just 24 hours before the tragedy unfolded. “Every day we
Obama Slams Suggested Religious Test for Syrian Refugees as 'Shameful'
President Obama today condemned those who have called for denying Syrian refugees entry to the United States because of the deadly attacks in Paris Friday. "That's shameful. That’s not American. That’s not who we are," Obama said to reporters at the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey. Obama, in
President Obama: Paris Attacks 'Sickening Setback' in ISIS Fight
The president, speaking at the G-20 summit in Turkey, says the United States will intensify its existing strategy to battle ISIS.