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first_imgTexas A&M loses to Mississippi State.Twitter/@SECNetworkWe’re coming up on the final few weeks of the regular season, and the conference and college football playoff races are heating up.Using its Football Power Index (FPI), EPN has determined which 12 schools have the toughest remaining schedules.Here’s a look at how the FPI is calculated:The Football Power Index (FPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team’s performance going forward for the rest of the season. FPI represents how many points above or below average a team is. Projected results are based on 10,000 simulations of the rest of the season using FPI, results to date, and the remaining schedule. Ratings and projections update daily.According to ESPN, four Pac-12 schools have the roughest sledding. Three programs from the SEC and Big 12 also have their work cut out for them, as do a pair of ACC teams.The 12 Toughest Remaining Schedules In College Footballlast_img read more

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4 June 2007United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the brutal killings of two employees of the Sri Lankan Red Cross at the weekend and offered his condolences to their families. Mr. Ban demanded that the police thoroughly investigate the incident and reminded the Government of its obligation to investigate the murders of 17 Action Contre la Faim aid workers who were killed 10 months ago, according to a statement released by his spokesperson. “The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about the security of civilians and aid workers in Sri Lanka and reminds all parties in the country that aid workers have a right to protection at all times,” the statement said. Mr. Ban has spoken out repeatedly this year against the intensifying violence between the Sri Lankan Government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and called for them to return to the negotiating table. read more