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Transfer news: Tottenham targeting move for Spanish starlet Mikel Oyarzabal

Transfer news: Tottenham targeting move for Spanish starlet Mikel Oyarzabal

Sports
Mikel Oyarzabal in action for Spain Under-21sMonday, November 13, 2017Tottenham are set to enter the race for highly-rated Spanish winger Mikel Oyarzabal, according to reports.The 20-year-old, who currently plays for Real Sociedad, has been in scintillating form in La Liga so far this season, having netted seven goals in 11 appearances in all competitions.This has led to speculation linking the Spaniard with a big-money move to the Premier League, with Spurs eyeing a potential January swoop.According to Calciomercato, Mauricio Pochettino will launch a January bid for Oyarzabal as the Argentinean seeks to add further attacking quality to his ranks.Sociedad are unwilling to part with their prized asset, meaning the north Londoners will most likely have to pay over the odds to secure the youn...
U.S. Army tests JETS forward observer targeting system

U.S. Army tests JETS forward observer targeting system

Business
Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Soldiers at Fort Bragg have completed durability testing with the Joint Effects Targeting System for forward observers calling in artillery and airstrikes, the Army announced on Friday."Operational testing provides soldiers the opportunity to use, work with and offer up their suggestions on pieces of equipment that can impact development of systems that future soldiers will use in combat," director of Army Airborne testing Col. Brad Mock said in a press release.The JETS is a tripod-mounted targeting system used to designate targets for precision guided bombs and artillery. It uses a combination of laser and azimuth designation systems to guide outside weapons by ground troops.The system is being developed for use by both airborne units and conventional ground-based infantr...
Mom's grief spurs NY bill targeting opioid dealers in deaths

Mom's grief spurs NY bill targeting opioid dealers in deaths

Health
Four years after Patty Farrell found her 18-year-old daughter lying cold and blue in bed from an overdose, the former police detective hopes to see heroin dealers charged with homicide when their product kills. "She was the love of my life, my only child," says Farrell, whose home is like a shrine to her daughter with photos and keepsakes everywhere. "When I lost her, I lost my world." A bill named for her daughter, Laree, would create a new criminal classification of "homicide by sale of an opiate-controlled substance," punishable by 15 to 25 years in prison. It has passed the state Senate and awaits action by the Assembly as the Legislative session moves into its final week. Proponents say tougher penalties would help reduce overdoses. But critics say the focus should be on prevention, ...