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Herman already faced a shortage of players, too. Josh Allen threw three touchdown passes in his final game for the Cowboys, and Wyoming took advantage of the Chippewas' eight turnovers to cruise to a victory in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl at Boise, Idaho.
  • Confederate statues to be removed from two Memphis parks

    Confederate statues to be removed from two Memphis parks

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    Strickland said the parks were sold for $1,000 each to a nonprofit called Memphis Greenspace . "It's important to remember what I've said all along: I was committed to remove the statues in a lawful way". They deliberately did this after hours to prevent action on our part. The state eventually agreed to officially take down the flag (after it was unofficially taken down by activist Bree Newsome).
  • UN General Assembly's resolution on Jerusalem mirrors Washington's isolation

    UN General Assembly's resolution on Jerusalem mirrors Washington's isolation

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    Palestinian UN envoy said "I am happy with the result, despite all the pressure and threat that was placed on UN member states not to support this resolution". Embassy in the country from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. It also said the resolution project came "at a time when prudence should be shown", and that "relaunching the dialogue to unblock the peace process" is needed at this stage.
  • At least 30 people reportedly killed in southern Philippine storm

    At least 30 people reportedly killed in southern Philippine storm

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    The state weather bureau PAGASA said storm Tembin, which carries maximum winds of 90 km per hour (kph) and gusts of up to 155 kph, was spotted near Laak, Compostela Valley at 1.45 am local time (1745 GMT Thursday). Pacasum said four others are still missing in those towns. At 5:00 PM today, 22 December 2017, "VINTA" has weakened into a Tropical Depression and is now over Zamboanga Del Sur area.
  • 29 dead in S.Korean fire tragedy

    29 dead in S.Korean fire tragedy

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    The number of casualties is feared to rise as firefighters are searching the building. Authorities rescued an estimated 20 people who managed to take refuge from the fire on the building's rooftop, BBC reported. "We made a decision to cancel the event to mourn the victims", an unnamed official at the organising committee was quoted as saying. Jecheon is in central South Korea , about 120km south-east of the capital Seoul.
  • Delhi HC asks CBI to trace founder of Rohini Ashram

    Delhi HC asks CBI to trace founder of Rohini Ashram

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    Have they been recognised by UGC to call themselves a University? To which the bench lambasted the counsel saying: "The women and girls were kept in the Ashram in cage". It asked why the women are not being allowed to move out of the ashram. "It is a unusual set up that hundreds are lodged in closed confines", the court said.
  • 8-year-old girl raped by five minors in India

    8-year-old girl raped by five minors in India

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    According to the police, the accused were raping the eight-year-old since August 2017.The harassment was allegedly going on for months, but the victim kept mum out of fear as she was threatened by them. "But when she was assured that nobody would scold her, she revealed her ordeal. He was later joined by other minors who raped her turn by turn over the period", he said.
  • SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Imbler church offers two Christmas Eve services

    SPIRITUAL HIGHLIGHTS: Imbler church offers two Christmas Eve services

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    Sunday in the sanctuary at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church, 701 S. Pioneer Drive. The church is at 105 E. Division St., Bolivar. - Faith Lutheran Church, 1716 S.W. Before the service, at 9:30 a.m., Pastor Mike continues the Savior of the World series. Christmas Day, Noon Spoken Eucharist, Rite I. The service will end with carols by candlelight.
  • Rahul Gandhi to visit Gujarat again, meet victorious Congress MLAs

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    Congress President Rahul Gandhi will again be visiting Gujarat on Saturday to meet the newly-elected MLAs and hold a review meeting of the party's performance in the recently concluded Gujarat assembly elections. A special CBI court on Thursday acquitted all 18 accused including A Raja and K Kanimozhi of the DMK - an ally of the UPA government - in 2G spectrum allocation case.
  • Peru president defeats bid to oust him by eight votes in Congress

    Peru president defeats bid to oust him by eight votes in Congress

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    Many of Kuczynski's supporters have accused Congress of trying to mount a legislative "coup" with its vote on Thursday. At least 87 votes were required to approve an impeachment, but the motion only received 79 votes in favour. One is behind bars and the other in the US seeking to avoid extradition. Kuczynski found himself fighting for survival after an opposition-led investigative committee revealed documents last week showing Odebrecht made $782,000 in payments to his private consulting ...
  • Thomas Fire largest wildfire in California history at 273400 acres

    Thomas Fire largest wildfire in California history at 273400 acres

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    The Thomas Fire burning in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties hit a milestone Friday: The largest recorded wildfire in modern California history. More than 1,000 homes and other buildings have gone up in flames and about 18,000 structures remained listed as threatened from a late-season firestorm that has kept crews on the defensive for the better part of two weeks.
  • United States allowing Ukraine to buy arms from U.S. companies

    United States allowing Ukraine to buy arms from U.S. companies

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    It said the decision was part of the U.S. effort to help Ukraine defend its territorial integrity and "deter further aggression", but did not specify the capabilities being considered. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the telephone on Thursday about the conflict in eastern Ukraine. That alarmed Ukrainian officials, security monitors and Kiev's foreign backers who warned on Wednesday that Moscow's decision could worsen the fighting in eastern ...
  • U.S. appeals court denies stay of transgender military ban

    U.S. appeals court denies stay of transgender military ban

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    A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia on Friday refused the Trump administration's request to put a hold on a requirement that it allow transgender people to enlist in the military starting January 1. But the appeals court, in a unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel, said the president "once again exceeds the scope of his delegated authority". Trump issued his first travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries in January, which caused chaos at airports and mass ...
  • Trump Signs GOP Tax Reform Bill Into Law

    Trump Signs GOP Tax Reform Bill Into Law

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    The first major overhaul of the nation's tax laws since 1986 could add $1.5 trillion to the national debt over the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The House voted 224-201 to send Mr. Trump the biggest overhaul of the tax code since Ronald Reagan , including a stunning cut of the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent that the administration says will unleash an economic juggernaut in America.
  • All significant California wildfire evacuation orders lifted

    All significant California wildfire evacuation orders lifted

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    A Red Flag Fire Weather Warning was in effect from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 10 a.m. Thursday, with forecasters calling for downslope north winds of 20-30 miles per hour, with gusts to 50 miles per hour. It is about 1,000 acres smaller than the state's largest fire ever measured. The Thomas blaze, which became California's second largest wildfire in state history on Tuesday, is almost as large as the 2003 Cedar fire in San Diego County, which consumed a record 273,246 acres and killed 15 ...
  • Messy storm brings snow, ice over busy travel days

    Messy storm brings snow, ice over busy travel days

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    Snow is expected to be a permanent fixture over the weekend until Christmas Day. And, to the west, the second round of precipitation from Winter Storm Dylan is already developing over the southern Plains, with freezing drizzle/light freezing rain in parts of Oklahoma.
  • Two Nova Scotians named to Canadian women's hockey team headed to Olympics

    Two Nova Scotians named to Canadian women's hockey team headed to Olympics

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    Turnbull and her teammates are well aware of the scrutiny they will be under; the Canadian women have won four consecutive gold medals at the Games and hockey fans in this country will be keeping a close eye on PyeongChang. Goaltenders Shannon Szabados of Edmonton, Genevieve Lacasse of Kingston, Ont., and Ann-Renee Desbiens of Malbaie, Que., will be Canada's three goalies in Pyeongchang.
  • Obamacare enrollment dips only slightly for 2018

    Obamacare enrollment dips only slightly for 2018

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    CMS announced on twitter that 2018 open enrollment ended with approximately 8.8 million people having enrolled in coverage. The nationwide enrollment total won't be known for weeks, since some states running their own health insurance markets - or exchanges - continue signing up customers through January.
  • Widow of Pulse Nightclub shooter due in federal court for hearing

    Widow of Pulse Nightclub shooter due in federal court for hearing

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    Noor Salman is charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization and obstruction of justice. There's no word on when Judge Paul Byron will make his decision. Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Ricardo Enriquez claims Salman told her that she saw Mateen scope out Pulse before the attack and that she apologized for not contacting law enforcement before he could execute his plan.
  • Sessions orders review of Obama-era actions involving Hezbollah

    Sessions orders review of Obama-era actions involving Hezbollah

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    One Obama-era Treasury official, Katherine Bauer, in little-noticed written testimony presented last February to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, acknowledged that "under the Obama administration ... Inasmuch as Israel is directly affected by Hezbollah terrorist activities, politicians in Israel are now calling for Barack Obama to return the Nobel Peace Prize he won without ever having first accomplished anything to earn it.
  • Reporter: Many Cardinals Did Same as Bernard Law

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    Mary Major. A woman who says she was a victim of clergy sex abuse as a small child says she won't be mourning Cardinal Bernard Law , the disgraced former archbishop of Boston. Law assigned Geoghan to another parish despite the allegations. "Cardinal Law turned his back on innocent children and allowed them to be sexually abused and then received a promotion in Rome".
  • China flexes might with warplanes over Taiwan

    China flexes might with warplanes over Taiwan

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    Although Taiwan is a self-ruling democracy, it has never declared independence. "We strongly condemn this and are paying close attention to developments", the office said. Liu called on compatriots from both sides of the strait to enhance mutual understanding of ethnic, cultural and national identity, and maintain the mutual spiritual bond between the two peoples.