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Auburn's 14-game winning streak ends with road loss at Alabama

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Auburn scored 16 points off of those Alabama turnovers, five fewer points than what Alabama was able to produce from 14 Auburn turnovers. Turnovers took a toll on the offense, however, and Auburn took a 33-30 halftime lead on a buzzer-beating 25-foot 3-pointer by Chuma Okeke . Read More »

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag at Pyeongchang Olympics

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Virtue and Moir , gold medal winners on home ice at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games and silver medalists four years later in Sochi, arrive in Pyeongchang as red hot contenders to again top the podium. Their biggest challenge for gold will come from French couple Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, who edged the Canadians at the Grand Prix Final in December. Read More »

United States asks UN to blacklist ships carrying banned North Korean cargo

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New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) director-general Andrew Hampton said while New Zealand was not significantly affected by WannaCry , it was not immune from that type of threat. "The attribution is a step towards holding them accountable, but it's not the last step". North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting with a committee of the Workers' Party of Korea about the test of a hydrogen bomb, at an unknown location, according to North Korea's official ... Read More »

BSF trooper, civilian injured in Pakistan firing

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Talking to media persons in Jammu today, BSF Director General KK Sharma said, the situation along the LoC and International Border is considerably tense due to ceasefire violations by Pakistan, but the Indian forces are prepared enough to meet any challenge. Read More »

Kerwin Roach scores 20 as Texas beats No 8 Texas Tech

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A couple of highly-ranked teams went down tonight. . "I think three point defense is important to everyone these days", Beard said . Tech shot 7 for 27 from three-point shooting. The only remaining question is where these Red Raiders stand in a historical ranking of the program's best teams. Zhaire Smith also led the team with 8 rebounds with a pair of steals and a pair of blocks as well in the win. Read More »

Rex Tillerson Lays Out Syria Grand Strategy of Indefinite Military Occupation

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Nicholas Heras, a senior fellow at the Center for New American Security told The National , that Mr Tillerson speech brings two new strategic elements to the United States role in Syria. Military leaders, meanwhile, worry that Assad's inability to quell local unrest will mean that IS or another such formation is likely to reappear in the future. Read More »

China occupies North Doklam, say reports

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The Army Chief also recommended imposing restrictions on social media to tackle the well-oiled terrorist network.The Army chief Bipin Rawat also listed the importance of biological chemical weapons and the threat that comes with it. But while their troops may have returned and the infrastructure remains, it is anybody's guess whether they would come back there, or it is because of the winter they could not take their equipment away", Rawat said during a session in the multi-lateral "Raisina ... Read More »

North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an "act of war"

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Tension has been rising over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, which it pursues in defiance of years of U.N. Security Council resolutions, with bellicose rhetoric coming from both Pyongyang and the White House. North Korean state television KCNA said that the missile is the " most powerful ICBM" yet to be tested by the country. Pyongyang's latest broadside against the west came as it accused Donald Trump of aiming for the "total subordination of the whole world". Read More »

Homeland Security chief 'did not hear' vulgarity from Trump

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The hearing stretched over four hours and was dominated by senators questioning the veracity of Nielsen's memory of remarks at a White House meeting at which President Donald Trump , according to multiple participants, complained about immigration from "shithole countries". Read More »

Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey's widow sues Mount Sinai claiming wrongful death

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Glenn Frey's wife says his end-of-life medical team failed to properly treat the Eagles singer and guitarist and failed to advise the family of the risks and side effects of treatment. Cindy Frey filed the suit shortly before the two-year statute of limitations the state of NY imposes on wrongful death cases was set to expire, Reuters said. Read More »

Australia Day: Poll examines attitudes to controversial date

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The poll also found that less than half of respondents were able to identify the arrival of the First Fleet as the reason that Australia Day is celebrated on January 26. Bennett added that the confusion around the date and the historical events that happened should encourage more Australians to learn about the history of the country. Read More »

Trump tweets criticism of Federal Bureau of Investigation while supporters allege conflict

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On December 23, Trump implied that McCabe was corrupt during his investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails and that he was racing into retirement . People close to him say he plans to retire as soon as he hits that mark. Trump's unceasing broadsides against the Federal Bureau of Investigation serve as valuable data for one of the big open questions observers asked when he took office: Are American institutions sturdy enough to withstand an all-out assault from a president who would ... Read More »

Piqué renews with Barça to 2022 on a €500m release clause

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After joining Barcelona's academy in 1997 at the age of ten, Pique left for Manchester United in 2004 where he gained Premier League experience and enjoyed a loan spell back in Spain with Zaragoza. Piqué will celebrate his 31 birthday in February and if he sees out the remainder of his new deal he will be 35 when it expires . In total Pique has played 422 games for Barca and scored 37 goals. Read More »

North Korea slams Trump nuclear threat as "spasm of a lunatic"

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North Korea's military posture is entirely offensive. Other allies will be involved in the said discussion to address the increasing tension in the Korean peninsula. Now that Pyongyang has shown that it has nuclear weapons, his view has changed. "I get exercise. I mean I walk, I this, I that", Trump said. What the Japanese learned is the North Korean fishermen "are being sent out in the wintertime to fish because there's food shortages, and they're being sent out to fish with a lack of ... Read More »

Two students injured when semi hits school in Lyle

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The semi left Highway 218 in Lyle after trying to avoid a auto making a turn, striking it in the right rear of the vehicle. Reached late Tuesday afternoon, Boysen did not know the semi driver's condition, but said a total of four people were injured, two students and two adults. Read More »

France, UK Seek Solution to Border Discord as Brexit Looms

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Britain's three spy chiefs from MI5, MI6, GCHQ and France's two intelligence chiefs met in advance of the summit in the United Kingdom to discuss tackling terror. The northern city, laced with high fences and a wall, is the closest point between France and Britain, with two cross-Channel transport systems, the Eurotunnel and ferries that are a magnet for migrants. Read More »

S Lanka reinstates ban on alcohol to women

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However, the move generated backlash, with the country's going so far as to accuse finance minister of encouraging drinking. Finance ministry earlier said the ban was lifted after repeated requests from the tourism industry. According to the BBC, monks in the Buddhist-majority country have criticised the plans, saying they would lead to women becoming addicted to alcohol and thereby destroying family culture. Read More »

Cape Town faucets may run dry

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The dashboard paints a grave picture of the state of Cape Town's water supply. Day Zero is when most of the city's taps will be shut off and residents will have to queue for their daily ration of 25 litres of water per day. When dams reach 13.5 percent, it will mean that people will have to queue up for water. But De Lille said those measures "will simply not be enough" and that the chance of reaching "Day Zero" was now "very likely". Read More »

Home schooling helped parents conceal captive children

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According to the sheriff's department, a 17-year-old girl fled the house in the 100 block of Muir Woods Road early Sunday morning and was able to call 911 using a cellphone she had taken from the home. She said they went to great lengths to keep their sordid family life secret, adding: "Louise never let us talk to her kids". The seven adult children were transported to Corona Regional Medical Center for an examination and admitted for medical treatment. Read More »

News 12 anchor in Hawaii when ballistic missile scare occurred

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It needs to have safeguards to ensure false alarms aren't issued. The alert came as representatives from 20 countries, including Japan, gathered in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday to discuss options to escalate pressure on North Korea over its missile and nuclear programs. Read More »

The Newest: Firm investigating wedding ceremony program incident

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Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg sued Vistaprint on Tuesday in MA. "Instead Vistaprint shipped them approximately 80 copies of a discriminatory pamphlet entitled: 'Understanding Temptation: Fight the good fight of the faith '". The suit says the flyers were sent to threaten and intimidate Healey and Borg because they're gay. "Until we have had the opportunity to complete our investigation, we can not comment further". Read More »

The Koreas will March Together at Winter Olympics Opening

The North has also agreed to send a smaller, 150-member delegation to the Paralympics in March. The Games will take place between 9 and 25 February in Pyeongchang in South Korea . secretary of state Rex Tillerson warned the North it could trigger a military response if it did not choose dialogue. But the South Korean players aren't particularly happy at the prospect of North Korea crashing their Olympics debut. Read More »

Saba Qamar talks about humiliation she faced at worldwide airport

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For those who are not aware of who Saba is, she is one of the most popular and highest paid actresses in Pakistan with a massive fan-base. In this video, Saba can be seen sharing her experience when she regretted being a Pakistani and she narrated the terrible experience in a Television news channel. Read More »

California Utilities Sued Over Deadly Mudslides

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An amended negligence lawsuit filed in Santa Barbara County Superior Court added the Montecito Water District to the suit that originally targeted only Southern California Edison. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP) Demolition workers break down boulders Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, that are scattered throughout Montecito, Calif., following the deadly mudslides containing rocks and debris that struck the area following heavy rains on Tuesday, Jan. Read More »

Junker indicates cross-border funding set to continue

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A Midlands North-West MEP says that the Taoiseach faced a lot of tough questions at the European Parliament. But he added, that large corporations should not be able to avoid paying taxes. "I'm a friend of the United Kingdom". "The Common Travel Area and its associated rights will be maintained". There can be no backsliding. The taoiseach said it was important that the deal reached in December is fully reflected in the withdrawal agreement that is now being formalised in a legal text. Read More »

Northern California police refuse to cooperate in upcoming ICE raids

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The Chronicle's source estimated that arrests will number in excess of 1,500, and that the operation would target illegal aliens who have already received final deportation orders and criminals. The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted to formally end all law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration officials. "After a federal court said in 2014 that sheriff's offices holding arrested undocumented immigrants could violate a person's Fourth Amendment rights, Pinellas Sheriff Bob ... Read More »

Auburn to hire Allen Greene as new athletic director, sources say

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He will become the first African-American athletic director at Auburn, and only the second in SEC history. Greene was a star outfielder for Notre Dame in the 90s and was drafted by the Yankees in the ninth round in 1998. His appointment needs to be approved by the school's board of trustees, which could happen this week. Auburn also retained the services of the firm of Parker Executive Search to assist with the process. Read More »

Foreign Ministry condemns U.S. decision slashing aid to United Nations refugee agency

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But after a highly critical January 2 tweet from Trump on aid to the Palestinians, the State Department opted to wait for a formal policy decision before sending its first installment. They largely depend on UNRWA aid for healthcare, education and other essential services. "We pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect", Trump wrote. Read More »

Tillerson Calls For Indefinite US Military Presence In Syria To Remove Assad

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On Wednesday, Pentagon officials and spokespeople for Operation Inherent Resolve, the anti-ISIS coalition, would not comment on why the USA military was setting up such a force and whether it would require additional United States troops. peace efforts. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that he considered the border force to be a "terror army". "This process will take time, and we urge patience in the departure of Assad and the establishment of new leadership", Tillerson said. Read More »

China pork output edges up in 2017 from year before

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The economy is in the process of rebalancing away from the investment-heavy and export-dependent model that brought four decades of breakneck economic growth but left China heavily in debt. GDP growth of 6.7% in 2016 was the slowest for more than a quarter of a century - leaving Beijing under pressure to aid a jump. "Debt is the biggest risk China faces right now", said Hu Xingdou, an economics professor at the Beijing Institute of Technology. Read More »