Michigan State University fined $4.5m in Larry Nassar case

US education department demanded changes after investigation found the school violated the Clery Act The US education department is fining against Penn State over its handling of sexual misconduct involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The departments investigation concluded that Michigan State violated several key parts of the Clery Act along with Title IX, a federal law forbidding discrimination based on gender in education. Michigan State did not immediately provide comment. A department investigation found that the school violated the Clery Act by failing to disclose crime statistics, failing to issue campus warnings about security threats and failing to establish a system to collect crime statistics. The school says it will hire a Clery compliance officer and create measures …

Taylor Townsend aiming to go all the way and finally fulfil promise

American Taylor Townsend is aiming to go all the way at the US Open after reaching the fourth round where she will face Bianca Andreescu Taylor Townsend may be the most articulate player in tennis, certainly a poetic one, and she made the most eloquent statement about her rise from the depths by beating the Romanian Sorana Cirstea 7-5, 6-2, to join a bunch of interesting young Americans in the fourth round. I wouldnt change anything, said the world No 116, because I appreciate so much where I am, because I know where I came from. And I think its easy for people to forget where they came from. I remember when I was grinding quallies at 25s [$25,000 tournaments], …

Succession: Logan Roy Is Far Too Dumb to Be a Media Titan

Logan Roy doesnt have a clue. This much is obvious after the first three episodes of the second season of HBOs potboiler Succession. What was intended to be a searing satire of a megalomaniac media mogul and his fratricidal progeny has been fatally undermined by the absence of any grasp of what a media mogul actually has to do for a living. Setting aside, for a moment, the ethical issues raised by the job specificationthe scope for exercising undue influence on the polityits not just enough to be a megalomaniac. You have to run a business, make money, satisfy stockholders. Instead, in Logan Roy, we have someone who is plainly incompetent and also incontinent (he pees on carpets in the …

What to expect from Strictly’s new judge

“I’ve danced before, so I know how it feels to stand in front of judges and be critiqued,” Motsi tells BBC News ahead of her Strictly debut. “I know how it feels to work hard and to work with a celebrity. I’ve danced all my life, so I know what type of work is needed. “And I know the power of words. That means I’m really quite aware of what’s going on with the celebrity and I just want to keep them quite encouraged and to find their limit.” Image caption Motsi Mabuse will replace Dame Darcey Bussell (second left) on the judging panel “I think restricting myself to saying, ‘Okay, I’m from the dance world, I’m only going to …

33 Simple Ways To Fall Back In Love With Your Life

Heidi Priebe Updated August 30, 2019 It happens to the best of us – life starts to stagnate and drag. When our day-to-day routine starts feeling more like a never-ending chore, it can be all too easy to forget that our lives require our active participation in order to stay fresh and exciting. So for the times when you’re feeling disenamored with your everyday routine here are 33 simple methods of falling in love with it all over again. Heidi Priebe Updated August 30, 2019 1. Travel often. Designate one weekend a month to get yourself out of the city, out of the country or at the least, out the front door of your apartment. Let the ever-changing scenery of …

Ex-footballer told police ‘I only had one pint’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDean Saunders was filmed by an officer’s body camera after his Audi was stopped Ex-Liverpool striker Dean Saunders was filmed telling a police officer he had drunk “one pint” before refusing to give a breath test. The BT Sport pundit, 55, was later jailed for 10 weeks for the offence before being freed pending an appeal. The officer who stopped Saunders told him his driving was “atrocious” before adding: “You can’t even stand up.” Chester Magistrates’ Court heard he had to prop himself up and was slurring his words as he got out of his Audi A8. When asked whether he had drunk alcohol, he told the officer he had consumed “one …

Europa League draw: Manchester United given gruelling group

In Fridays Europa League draw, Manchester United were handed a tricky group including Astana and Partizan Belgrade, while Arsenal, Celtic, Rangers and Wolves were all give more forgiving fixtures Wolverhampton Wanderers were handed an encouraging draw on their return to European competition proper for the first time in 38 years, when they avoided big-name opposition in a Europa League group that pits them against Besiktas of Turkey, Braga of Portugal and Slovan Bratislava of Slovakia. Nuno Esprito Santo will be happier than Unai Emery with the draw, for Arsenals opponents in Group A include Eintracht Frankfurt and Standard Lige, while Manchester United face demanding trips to Partizan Belgrade and Astana of Kazakhstan. Eintracht reached the semi-finals of the Europa League …

Insta360s tiny new GO stabilized camera could be game-changer for social video

Insta360 has quickly established itself as the leader in 360-degree video capture, at least for the consumer market, and its new GO stabilized camera builds on that legacy and extends some of the tech it has built into the category of more traditional, non-360-degree footage. The $199.99 GO is truly tiny — it weighs less than an ounce and measures less than two inches tall and an inch wide. It’s tiny, and that’s ideal for the use case that Insta360 has in mind for this device — wearing it or mounting it virtually anywhere for capturing quick clips. The GO’s all about quick action grabs, with a 30-second cap on clip recording, which you trigger by pressing the lone control …

Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert killed in high-speed Belgian Grand Prix crash

Anthoine Hubert. (Photo by Andrea Diodato/NurPhoto via Getty Images) The collision split Hubert’s car into two pieces and debris littered the track, while Correa’s car was flipped upside down by the impact. Medics rushed to reach them as other driver sweved around the wreckage of both cars. The race was canceled a few minutes later. Hubert was taken to an emergency center where the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), said he was pronounced dead at 6:35 p.m. local time. DALE EARNHARDT JR. SHARES HARROWING NEW DETAILS OF FAMILY’S PLANE CRASH Anthoine Hubert’s car after the wreck. (REMKO DE WAAL/AFP/Getty Images) He is the first Formula 1 or Formula 2 series driver to die as the result of a racing accident since French F1 driver Jules …

Sturgeon condemns Glasgow ‘sectarian’ disorder

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRoads were blocked as a result of the demonstrations Nicola Sturgeon has condemned “sectarian disruption” at a march in Glasgow as “utterly unacceptable”. Riot police, a helicopter and dog units were called in when an Irish Unity march in Govan was met by hundreds of “disruptive” counter demonstrators. Roads were blocked in what police described as “significant disorder” on Friday evening. Glasgow City Council said it planned to stop “morons intent on bringing mayhem to the streets of our city”. Two men, aged 37 and 21, have been arrested and charged following the incident. Image copyright @JohnAitken90 The Irish Unity march, led by the James Connolly Republican Flute Band, set off from …

Sturgeon condemns Glasgow ‘sectarian’ disorder

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRoads were blocked as a result of the demonstrations Nicola Sturgeon has condemned “sectarian disruption” at a march in Glasgow as “utterly unacceptable”. Riot police, a helicopter and dog units were called in when an Irish Unity march in Govan was met by hundreds of “disruptive” counter demonstrators. Roads were blocked in what police described as “significant disorder” on Friday evening. Glasgow City Council said it planned to stop “morons intent on bringing mayhem to the streets of our city”. Two men, aged 37 and 21, have been arrested and charged following the incident. Image copyright @JohnAitken90 The Irish Unity march, led by the James Connolly Republican Flute Band, set off from …

‘Bruised and shaken and coming home’

Both are members of Killymoon Golf Club in Cookstown and Ryan had gone to Georgia on his own hoping to see a McIlroy victory. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lightning struck a tree close to the 15th green Ryan told his father he had been sheltering under a tree when the lightning struck and all he could remember was waking up “yards away” with the emergency services all around him. “He’s had scans just to make sure there is no internal damage,” said his father. Ryan was back in his hotel by Sunday afternoon and is hoping to fly home to Northern Ireland on Tuesday. He had only finished camp a week ago and had headed to Chicago before …

A message to Bury from a club that bounced back

Image copyright Stevie Doogan Image caption Clydebank FC celebrate a goal Two seasons later, in 2003, Clydebank was brought back by the fans, who now own it together. It’s something Grace would encourage Bury to do now, and Bolton if they have to. “You can be reborn,” she tells Newsbeat. “You can start again. It won’t be the same, it’ll be a lot of hard work and a lot of heartache but it’s not the end.” Clydebank’s members pay an annual subscription to own an equal share in the club. They play non-league football and it’s run entirely by volunteers who look after things like the finances, advertising and sponsorship. Skip Twitter post by @clydebankfc What a night under the …

Breath test refusal ex-footballer leaves jail

The details were confirmed by Saunders’s solicitor Conor Johnstone, who said: “Clearly, he will be relieved.” The father of three had been branded “arrogant” by District Judge Nicholas Sanders. Passing sentence on Wednesday, he told Saunders he had shown no remorse and thought he was “above the law”. Saunders, who was capped by Wales 75 times, was slurring and had to prop himself up against his Audi A8 car when he was asked to get out of the vehicle, Chester Magistrates’ Court heard. The former Derby County, Oxford United and Aston Villa forward, of The Paddocks in Whitegate, Cheshire, told the court he had been at Chester Races and had drunk two pints. The court heard that a police patrol …

US legislator, David Cicilline, joins international push to interrogate platform power

US legislator David Cicilline will be joining the next meeting of the International Grand Committee on Disinformation and ‘Fake News’, it has been announced. The meeting will be held in Dublin on November 7. Chair of the committee, the Irish Fine Gael politician The congressman — who is chairman of the US House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Subcommittee — will attend as an “ex officio member” which will allow him to question witnesses, she added. Exactly who the witnesses in front of the grand committee will be is tbc. But the inclusion of a US legislator in the ranks of a non-US committee that’s been seeking answers about reining in online disinformation will certainly make any invitations …