Kirk Herbstreit.ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit just unveiled a major upset pick on this morning’s College GameDay show.The top ESPN college football analyst has a top 10 team going down on the road.Herbstreit is taking Colorado to upset No. 8 Washington State.This isn’t that surprising of a pick, as a couple of other ESPN analysts are picking the upset, but Herbstreit was the only member of College GameDay panel to pick the upset.A Colorado-over-Washington State upset would likely eliminate the Pac-12 from the College Football Playoff race.The Pac-12 has an uphill battle for a spot this year and that battle would get incredibly difficult with a Washington State loss today.Colorado and Washington State are set to kick off at 3:30 p.m. E.T.The game will be on ESPN.
“We have ongoing human rights concerns about Sri Lanka, including on freedom of opinion and expression, and judicial independence. Our up to date assessment is available online as a ‘Country Update’ to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Human Rights Report for 2012,” she said in a response to a question raised on Sri Lanka.She said that Britain has been clear with the Sri Lankan government that they expect to see concrete progress on human rights, reconciliation, free, fair and peaceful Northern Provincial Council elections in September and that media and civil society have access and freedom of movement to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). (Colombo Gazette) British Prime Minister David Cameron will press UK concerns on Sri Lanka in line Britain’s own assessment of the situation in Sri Lanka when he visits the country in November.Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government and Foreign and Commonwealth Office Baroness Sayeeda Warsi told the House of Lords that Cameron and UK foreign secretary, William Hague will raise their concerns when they attend the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka in November. Baroness Warsi said the British Government regularly raise concerns about lack of progress on post-conflict reconciliation, accountability and the current human rights situation with the Government of Sri Lanka. Britain believes the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka will either highlight Sri Lanka’s progress and respect for Commonwealth values, or draw attention to the absence of such progress.