Cristiano Ronaldo was named FIFA Men’s Best Player of 2016. At a star-studded awards ceremony in Zurich on Monday after captaining Portugal to the 2016 European Championship and helping Real Madrid to the 2015-16 Champions League title.
1. The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award (Nominees: Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi)Winner- Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/ Real Madrid) 2. The Best FIFA Women’s Player Award (Nominees: Melanie Behringer, Carli Lloyd and Marta) Winner- Carli Llyod (USA) 3.The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award (Nominees: Claudio Ranieri, Fernando Santos and Zinedine Zidane) Winner- Claudio Ranieri (Leicester City) 4. The [...]
Russian cyber attacks pose a “major threat” to the United States, top U.S. intelligence officials told a congressional hearing on Thursday despite skepticism from President-elect Donald Trump about findings that Moscow orchestrated hacking of the 2016 election.
Although Trump called himself a “big fan” of the intelligence community on Thursday, he is heading for a conflict over the issue with Democrats and some fellow Republicans in Congress.
Many lawmakers are wary of Moscow and distrust Trump’s praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and efforts to heal the rift between the United States and Russia.
Trump, who becomes the U.S. [...]
An ex-guardsman has told how he once “nearly shot” the Queen after the monarch went for a late night walk around the palace grounds when she could not sleep. According to The Times’s diary column, the unnamed soldier revealed he spotted a figure in the darkness at 3am. “Thinking that he had come across an intruder, he shouted: ‘Who’s that?’ To his surprise it was the Queen. ‘Bloody hell, Your Majesty, I nearly shot you’, he blurted out,” the newspaper said.
The Queen, who apparently likes to go for a stroll when she cannot sleep, was said to have responded: “That’s quite all right. “Next time [...]