January 12, 2015

Top News Stories –

US Central Command twitter account hacked –
The Twitter and YouTube accounts of US Central Command (US Centcom)have been hacked by a group claiming to back Islamic State. A message signed by Isis said: “American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back.” and military documents appeared on the feed. The Twitter account was later taken down.

Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or –
Real Madrid’s Christiano Ronaldo has been awarded football’s Ballon d’Or or World Player of the Year Award. Votes are cast by the coaches and captains of all international teams and some selected journalists. The top three players were: Cristiano Ronaldo: 37.66%; Lionel Messi: 15.76%; Manuel Neuer: 15.72%. The winner of the women’s title was Nadine Kessler, the Wolfsburg and Germany midfielder. The Puskas award for goal of the year was awarded to Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez for his volley against Uruguay in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Joachim Low the manager of World Cup winners Germany won coach of the year.
Rus-Por2012 (16)Christiano Ronaldo

Branson rescues sailor –
Four-time Olympic sailing champion Sir Ben Ainslie and his new wife Georgie Thompson have been rescued by Sir Richard Branson. The couple, who were sailing around Branson’s Necker Island, got into trouble when their boat developed a problem with the sail.
Sir Charles Benedict Ainslie in 2014

Video of the Day –

Tall tales pt1 from Kilogramme on Vimeo.

List of the day –

Ballon d’Or Team of the Year (country, club) –
Goalkeeper:
Manuel Neuer (Germany, Bayern Munich)
Defence:
Phillip Lahm (Germany, Bayern Munich)
David Luiz (Brazil, Paris St-Germain)
Thiago Silva (Brazil, Paris St-Germain)
Sergio Ramos (Spain, Real Madrid)
Midfield:
Andres Iniesta (Spain, Barcelona)
Toni Kroos (Germany, Real Madrid)
Angel Di Maria (Argentina, Manchester United, Argentina
Attack:
Arjen Robben (Netherlands, Bayern Munich)
Lionel Messi (Argentina, Barcelona)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Real Madrid)

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