The Hy-Vee High School Game of the Week featured Blue Valley Northwest and Gardner Edgerton.
- The Hill
The White House on Friday warned Russia and Iran are laying the groundwork for joint weapons production, citing U.S. intelligence surrounding Moscow and Tehran’s deepening military ties. The warning comes as Russia has sourced explosive drones from Iran for use in Ukraine, targeting the country’s energy and electricity infrastructure; striking residential buildings, parks and streets;…
- Associated Press
An oil spill in a creek in northeastern Kansas this week is the largest for an onshore crude pipeline in more than nine years and by far the biggest in the history of the Keystone pipeline, according to federal data. Canada-based TC Energy on Thursday estimated the spill on the Keystone system at about 14,000 barrels, or 588,000 gallons. It said the affected pipeline segment had been “isolated,” the oil had been contained at the site with booms, or barriers, and environmental monitoring had been set up, including around-the-clock air-quality monitoring.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, in an exclusive column, explains why she left the Democratic Party and registered as an independent.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won’t be holding an annual in-person summit with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin after the latter threatened to use nuclear weapons in the war in Ukraine, the Bloomberg news agency reported on Dec. 9.
- Associated Press
It was only fitting Tage Thompson got to celebrate the NHL’s most productive goal-scoring outing of the season with Don Granato, who was busy pulling one puck after another out of his pockets before the Sabres coach stopped at five in the visitor's locker room in Columbus. If not for the faith Granato placed in Thompson a year ago by shifting him from a secondary winger role to centering one of Buffalo’s top lines, the Sabres could well have missed out on having one of the league’s most unique and dynamic scoring threats. “Someone asked me last night if I’m surprised,” Granato said Thursday, a day after a 9-4 win at Columbus in which Thompson became just the 12th player since 1992-93 to score five times in a game.
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- Associated Press
The Biden administration is accusing Russia of moving to provide advanced military assistance to Iran, including air defense systems, helicopters and fighter jets, part of deepening cooperation between the two nations as Tehran provides drones to support Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine. White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby on Friday cited U.S. intelligence assessments for the allegations, saying Russia was offering Iran “an unprecedented level of military and technical support that is transforming their relationship into a full-fledged defense partnership.”
- NBC News
The man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Migos rapper Takeoff has asked the court for $5,000 to hire a private investigator to help prepare his defense.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Full restoration of the energy system which was damaged by Russian attacks is not possible at the moment; Kyiv city and the oblasts of Kyiv, Lviv, Zhytomyr, Khmelnytskyi, Poltava, Vinnytsia and Zakarpattia have the most power outages.
- Simply Wall St.
It looks like Hawthorn Bancshares, Inc. ( NASDAQ:HWBK ) is about to go ex-dividend in the next four days. Typically...
- Associated Press
Peru's first female president appeared in a military ceremony on national television on Friday in her first official event as head of state, an attempt to cement her hold on power and buck the national trend of early presidential departures. Dina Boluarte was elevated from vice president to replace ousted leftist Pedro Castillo as the country's leader Wednesday. Boularte, flanked by the leaders of the judiciary and Congress, sat among lawmakers who had tried to remove Castillo from office.
Neymar equalled Pele's record tally of 77 goals for Brazil with his brilliant strike against Croatia in the World Cup quarter-finals on Friday, but his team crashed out on penalties.
- NBC Sports BayArea
The 49ers passed on Tom Brady during the NFL free-agent signing period of 2020, and Brady continues to play like a quarterback in his prime with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
- Yahoo Sports
DEA agent who helped put Viktor Bout behind bars slams Brittney Griner swap: ‘We couldn’t even get two people for the world’s most notorious weapons trafficker’
Foreign policy experts warn the release of Viktor Bout could incentive future kidnappings of Americans.
- BuzzFeed News
Prince Harry Said The Royal Family Didn’t Think His Relationship With Meghan Markle Would Last Because She Was An Actor
“The fact that I was dating an American actress was probably what clouded their judgment more than anything else at the beginning.”View Entire Post ›
Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner Ditched Their Usual PDA & Reportedly Acted 'Cold' Towards Each Other During Recent Public Outing
The holidays can be a stressful time for any family and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner may have a bit of the blues right now. They attended a yacht party in Miami recently and the air around the normally affectionate couple was apparently a bit chilly. A Page Six source described them as “cold” around […]
- The Telegraph
Prince Harry appeared annoyed with his wife at one point in their new Netflix documentary when she joked about having to curtsey to the late Queen.
- Women's Health
Brie Larson is super sculpted from her abs to her legs in an orange bikini in new Instagram pics taken in a sauna. Brie opts for unconventional workouts.
Griner's lawyer previously told PEOPLE that the transfer to Mordovia's penal colony was "a very challenging period for her" and had the WNBA "very stressed" as she tried to adjust
The royal family is reportedly "breathing a sigh of relief that Harry & Meghan didn't have that many bombshells—go inside their reaction.