Summary Most schools have a football team for students to rally around: Johnson County Community College whips up school spirit with its championship culinary team instead. "Everything looked good (on the plate) and when you're competing at that level, it's a pretty even playing field." The style of the ACF competition was different than others the team had attended during the year.
Summary A severe weather warning has been issued for Adelaide and the southeast coast of South Australia. A strong front with damaging winds is expected to hit the Adelaide metropolitan area around midday on Thursday before spreading to the Mid North and Riverland regions in the afternoon. Winds with gusts up to 110km/h are moving through the Mount Lofty Ranges in the Adelaide Hills and are forecast to extend throughout the warning area later on Thursday ahead of the front.
Summary Had Jose Mourinho been told ahead of Chelsea 's visit to Vitesse Arnhem that Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa would be involved in all three of his team's goals--one grabbing two assists, the other scoring--he would have probably thought it would be the latter on the scoresheet. Costa did the same for Matic late on when Chelsea scored in almost identical circumstances. The striker broke the defensive line, had the opportunity to shoot when one-on-one, but he picked out his teammate, who was better positioned.
Summary Bank of America is fined $1.3 billion for selling bad loans to giant mortgage firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac amid fallout from America's financial crisis. The penalty was imposed on Wednesday by Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the Federal District Court in Manhattan in New York who is known for having strong views on financial fraud. "It was from start to finish the vehicle for a brazen fraud by the defendants," Judge Rakoff wrote in a 19-page opinion, "driven by a hunger for profits and oblivious to the harms thereby visited, not just on the immediate victims but also on the financial system as a whole."
Summary ARLINGTON, TX -- Derek Jeter got the boot -- a pair of them, actually -- a check, and a visit from a former President on Wednesday night in a pregame ceremony commemorating his final game at The Ballpark at Arlington, home of the Texas Rangers . Greeted at home plate by former Rangers Michael Young and Ivan Rodriguez -- a teammate of Jeter's with the 2008 Yankees -- Jeter was presented with a pair of black cowboy boots emblazoned with his name, the Yankees logo and the number 2.
Summary You should not call 911 because there's a duck on your roof and you're not sure how to get it down. More than one Brampton resident called during last winter's ice storm, for instance, to ask if the other city streets were as icy as theirs. During the flooding that hit the area last summer, one person wanted a police officer to come look at their basement so that the insurance company would have proof the flooding was due to the storm.
Summary At least 10 workers involved in the cleanup of the Sa Dena Hes lead-zinc mine near Watson Lake, Yukon, have been diagnosed with lead poisoning. JDS, the company which is dismantling the mill, could not be reached for comment. The WCHSB has asked all companies involved in the project to submit the names of all the workers who came to the site. .
Summary JABALYA, Gaza Strip -- The Balatas, like many Palestinian families, disliked Israel but also sought to distance themselves from Hamas. At a memorial service Wednesday afternoon, Allah Balata sat solemnly in a chair. The son of Naim, he was also in the house but escaped.
Summary Things are not looking for good for Tamra Barney right now. It looks like she just needs to get away from it all. Tamra is upset that Bravo is editing her to make her look bad. If Tamra Barney really does get fired from "RHOC," she better hope her marriage doesn't fall apart too. All of the drama with the show could be hard on their marriage though so getting out of that situation might be the best thing for Eddie and Tamra.
Summary MIAMI -- Miami Heat president Pat Riley insists his franchise has recovered well from LeBron James ' stunning return to Cleveland in free agency, but admits that it remains a difficult blow to accept. It was essentially the same contract terms he had remaining on his deal with the Heat. The Heat are scheduled to face James and the Cavaliers for the first time in a Oct. 11 preseason game in Brazil as part of the NBA Global Games.
Summary If you've been anywhere near the American Jewish community over the past few weeks, you've heard the following morality tale: Israel left the Gaza Strip in 2005, hoping the newly independent country would become the Singapore of the Middle East. Instead, Hamas seized power, ransacked greenhouses, threw its opponents off rooftops and began launching thousands of rockets at Israel.
Summary Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said Wednesday his successful lawsuit against the estate of late Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle was about "the truth" and that he has no plans to reach out to Kyle's widow, who is the executor of the Kyle's estate, now that the trial is over. "All I wanted to do was clear my name, and it has nothing to do with a widow or anything like that," Ventura said on "CBS This Morning" during his first post-trial interview. The dispute revolves around the description of an alleged incident in Kyle's book, " American Sniper ," in which the former SEAL claimed he punched Ventura in 2006 after the former governor said the SEALs "deserved to lose a few" in Iraq.
Summary Most professional athletes do a good job of answering questions vaguely, but they still provide some good information in their answers. Were you 100 percent out there today?. Foster: I'm just out here trying to be the best teammate I can be and I'm gonna work hard at doing that. .
Summary Warning: The language in this story and video might be considered NSFW. . When the swearing gods decide to take the brilliant and talented Samuel L. Jackson from this earth back to glorious motherf@#king heaven, we'll already have the perfect in memoriam video montage cued up thanks to the folks over at The Huffington Post .