World News

Barack Obama has Kentucky losing in the second round

Barack Obama has Kentucky losing in the second round

Barack Obama thinks the Big Ten's national championship drought is about to come to an end.

Donald Trump (45) won't do one. but Barack Obama (44) is still filling out his March Madness bracket - and he's picking Michigan State - a 3 seed - to win it all!

The former USA president's NCAA Tournament brackets for 2018 show Michigan State winning the men's title and UConn winning the women's championship. Villanova and defending champion North Carolina rounded out his Final Four. NMSU has lost 10 straight NCAA Tournament games, dating back to a 92-55 second-round loss to Cincinnati in 1993.

Obama has Kentucky's other tournament team, Murray State, losing the first round to West Virginia. He has Auburn and Tennessee advancing to the Sweet 16, but no SEC teams moving on beyond that.

More news: Google Assistant Routines coming soon to supported devices

Obama also has UConn, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and Louisville in the women's bracket, with UConn beating Mississippi State in the final game.

In the women's bracket, Obama is predicting a rematch of last year's final: UConn vs. Mississippi State.

Obama has UConn winning the NCAA Women's National Championship.

Oh, and if you were wondering, President Trump opted not to fill out a bracket previous year.


  • Former Sprayberry, Georgia Southern star Jerick McKinnon agrees to deal with 49ers

    Former Sprayberry, Georgia Southern star Jerick McKinnon agrees to deal with 49ers

    Despite playing second fiddle to Peterson, McKinnon registered 444 yards from scrimmage while averaging 5.2 yards per carry. The 49ers have an immediate need in the backfield with former starter Carlos Hyde leaving to join the Cleveland Browns .
    Here's the play that got Russell Westbrook his 100th triple-double

    Here's the play that got Russell Westbrook his 100th triple-double

    The triple-double records accomplished previous year were some that were famously said to unbreakable. In addition to his three 50-point triple-doubles, Westbrook has eight more with at least 40 points.
    Snow Warning Issued For The Isle Of Wight

    Snow Warning Issued For The Isle Of Wight

    A yellow weather warning for snow and ice is also in place between 5pm on Friday until 9am on Saturday for the east of England. Parts of western and northern Aberdeenshire, including a stretch of the busy A96, are included in the at risk area.
  • Shots fired at Northwestern University in US

    Shots fired at Northwestern University in US

    Evanston police initally said they were investigating reports of shots fired near Emerson and Maple. Evanston police have since called the report a hoax, The Chicago Sun Times reports.
    Bangladesh opposition leader gets interim bail

    Bangladesh opposition leader gets interim bail

    The High Court (HC) finally granted a four-month interim bail to BNPChairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. Her party boycotted the 2014 polls in which Hasina was re-elected but is expected to contest the upcoming general election.
    Winter weather advisory for region: Snow expected tonight and Tuesday

    Winter weather advisory for region: Snow expected tonight and Tuesday

    Snow could be heavy at times and winds could gust up to 35 miles per hour, which could reduce visibility and make driving hard . The temperature in Charlotte Monday will hover just above freezing, with a high of 41 degrees and a low of 33.
  • China can shrug off US' steel and aluminium tariffs, for now

    China can shrug off US' steel and aluminium tariffs, for now

    The Globe and Mail reported Tuesday that Ottawa is looking at imposing its own tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from China. Tariff bashers claim that the US could rely on these foreign suppliers in war. "If this is serious, the Chinese will retaliate".
    Cardinals Release Defensive Back Tyrann Mathieu

    Cardinals Release Defensive Back Tyrann Mathieu

    Bettcher followed Bruce Arians to desert from Indianapolis, and Mathieu was the Cardinals third-round pick that same year. The height of Mathieu's time with the Cardinals came during the 2015 season, when he was named to the Pro Bowl.
    All-party meet at Kejriwal's residence to discuss sealing drive in Delhi

    All-party meet at Kejriwal's residence to discuss sealing drive in Delhi

    Health Minister Satyendar Jain and Development Minister Gopal Rai were among others who attended the meeting on Tuesday afternoon. It added that more than seven lakh traders belonging to about 2, 500 traders associations would take part in the massive protest.
  • Actor Narendra Jha of 'Raees' fame dies of cardiac arrest

    Actor Narendra Jha of 'Raees' fame dies of cardiac arrest

    Father: Tale Of Love (2016) was his last film while on television, he was last seen in 2015's Tu Con Mai Con , reported NDTV . Narendra's "De Ijaazat." co-star Mohit Madaan was also shocked to hear about his death.
    Ranking Our Health, County By County

    Ranking Our Health, County By County

    This year, the analysis shows that meaningful health gaps persist not only by place but also by race and ethnicity. A new study from County Health Rankings reveals the healthiest and not-so healthiest counties in North Carolina.
    Jim Bowen age, wife, children and Bullseye quotes and catchphrases

    Jim Bowen age, wife, children and Bullseye quotes and catchphrases

    He told BBC Radio Lancashire in 2017, "I watched seven hours of Ken Dodd and I watched him completely decimate 7,000 people". He also enjoyed cameo roles in shows such as Last Of The Summer Wine , Jonathan Creek and in Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights .