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Girl, 11, Allowed to Play Football, Philadelphia Archbishop Rules – ABC News

Girl, 11, Allowed to Play Football, Philadelphia Archbishop Rules – ABC News

Caroline Pla, the 11-year-old football player who attracted national attention for being kicked off her local Catholic Youth Organization football team because she was a girl, will be allowed to play this upcoming season, the Archbishop of Philadelphia ruled today. The church has agreed to give co-ed football a try. “At the direction of the […]

Texas A&M Football: The Secret to the Aggies Early Success in the SEC – Bleacher Report

The 2012 Texas A&M football team finished the season with an 11-2 record, a top five national rank and multiple national award winners on the team. The secret to their sudden success after a disappointing 7-6 record in 2011 was the arrival of strength and conditioning coach Larry Jackson.  Jackson’s strength and conditioning program prepared […]

My Favorite ‘Insider’ Money Savers For Travel – Huffington Post

You many already know some of these tips and strategies for stretching your travel dollar. Or maybe you don’t. Even if you do, it’s good to get a refresher now and then. Getting money back when the airfare or hotel room drops in price If your hotel lowers the your room rate between the time […]

UK Homegrown Crowdfunding Platforms Band Together To Create Self … – TechCrunch

UK Homegrown Crowdfunding Platforms Band Together To Create Self … – TechCrunch

It’s not easy being a crowdfunding tiddler in a pond where sharks like Kickstarter and Indiegogo are known to swim. Which doubtless explains why a group of homegrown U.K. crowdfunding sites have banded together to launch a self-regulating trade body — called the UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA). The 12 founder members are all relatively small and […]

This week’s best travel bargains – Washington Post

Land ● Gryphon Golf and Ski Experiences has a special package at one of the world’s top golf resorts in St. Andrews, Scotland. Through April 30, the eight-night deal costs $1,272 per person double and includes accommodations at the Fairmont St. Andrews, with a free upgrade to a sea-view room (based on availability); two rounds […]

UK Government Backs Seabed Mining Industry – Report – Fox Business

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has voiced support for plans to mine the international seabed for valuable metals after a U.K. unit of Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) won an exploration license, the Financial Times reported Friday. Speaking at the project’s launch on Thursday, Mr. Cameron said that the seabed mining industry had the potential to […]

Samsung Galaxy S 4 gets April 26th UK release date, preorders start March 28th – Engadget

Samsung Galaxy S 4 with superfast 4G – only on EE 15th March 2013. London. EE, the UK’s most advanced digital communications company, today announced it will be the only UK network to launch the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 smartphone with superfast 4G. The Samsung Galaxy S 4 will be available for consumers and […]

Bee-harming pesticides escape European ban – The Guardian

The world’s most widely used insecticides, linked to serious harm in bees, will not be banned across Europe. The European commission proposed a two-year suspension after the European Food Safety Authority deemed the use of the neonicotinoids an unacceptable risk, but major nations – including UK and Germany – failed to back the plan in […]

UK scraps government CIO in tech project shake-up – ZDNet

The UK has scrapped its cross-government CIO role, as part of a major shake-up aimed at shifting the focus of IT bosses from mega-procurements to providing digital services. Read this Almost a year ago, Whitehall promised to buy IT ‘cloud first’. Has anything changed? Read more The vacant role of […]

The Early Word: America Abroad – New York Times (blog)

In Today’s Times: A divide is forming within the Republican Party over the appropriate role of the United States in international affairs, with some like Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky questioning the more aggressive use of American power overseas as others worry about a return to isolationism, Michael D. Shear reports. As President Obama and […]