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8 in AP and Coaches' Poll

Alabama received all 61 first-place votes. He finished the first half with 104 yards to become just the sixth player in Atlantic Coast Conference history to reach 4,000 yards and the first to do it in three years. If the Buckeyes defeat Michigan next week and the Nittany Lions win their home finale against Michigan State, Penn State goes to the Big Ten title game, having beaten the Buckeyes in the regular season.

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Yemen rebels prevent food aid from reaching besieged city of Taiz

It was created to allow aid deliveries to millions of homeless and hungry Yemenis. Yemen's dominant Houthi movement launched Katyusha rockets into Saudi Arabia on Sunday and residents reported Saudi-led air strikes in a Yemeni border province in exchanges that threatened to derail a 48-hour truce.

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Sanctuary Cities Double Down Ahead Of Trump's Immigration Agenda

More than 300 USA cities and counties limit their cooperation with federal immigration enforcement. On Monday, a bill was introduced in Texas that would make it illegal for a jurisdiction to adopt sanctuary-type policies or refuse to work with federal immigration officials.

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Barack Obama offers bleak assessment of situation in Syria

US President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladmir Putin to end violence in war-torn Syria and uphold Russia's peace commitments in Ukraine during a brief talk on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Lima on Sunday.

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Syrian government refuses United Nations truce terms for Aleppo

Among the dead were a family of six, whom medics claim suffocated to death because the barrel bomb had been laced with chlorine gas . Earlier Sunday, monitors and Syrian television reported at least eight children killed at a school in western Aleppo, by artillery shelling attributed to rebel forces.

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27 killed as blast hits Shia mosque in Kabul

Some reports in Afghan media said Taliban has rejected its involvement in the deadly blast. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Monday's attack but the Taliban, seeking to reimpose Islamic law after they were toppled from power in 2001, denied any involvement.

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Amid protests, Philippine dictator buried at heroes cemetery

Every sitting president since then has refused to give Marcos the traditional honor of burial in Manila's Cemetery of the Heroes, citing 75,000 human rights cases against him and the $10 billion plundered from the nation's coffers by his family and cronies.

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Trump pays $25m to settle Trump University lawsuits

A further $4m will be paid to settle a complaint filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in 2013. IMAGE: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, January 18, 2016.

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At Least 45 People Killed After Train Derails in Northern India

The wheels of the Indore-Patna Express had made some odd sound, a passenger of the ill-fated train today said, claiming that he had also alerted a railway official about it. "I did not want to step on the bodies so we took the other door, but by the time we deboarded, all I could see were either dead people or children crying for their parents", Shresth said.

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Electoral College is convoluted but fair

The number of 270 is a majority and determines the election victor. The 2016 results aren't a 2000 election situation. Most commentators are also giving readers and listeners the wrong impression, which is that Trump won because he was able to capture some recent Democratic voters.

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UN chief condemns the intense air assault over Aleppo

There are now no functioning hospitals in the rebel-held section of the Syrian city of Aleppo following days of heavy shelling and airstrikes by Syrian government and Russian warplanes, medical officials say. There were intense clashes in the Bustan al-Basha district, it added. According to state media and the Observatory, regime forces advanced into parts of Hanano district that are strategically important points in northeastern parts of the city.

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Kin gather at Philippine dictator Marcos' tomb amid protests

Chief Supt. Oscar Albayalde, director of the National Capital Region Police Office, denied the PNP had conspired with the military to secretly bury Marcos at the heroes' cemetery. Marcos was president of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986, when he was overthrown by a revolt - dubbed the People Power revolution - and forced to flee into exile to Hawaii, where he died in 1989.

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South Korean President Park 'complicit' in corruption scandal

Park can not be indicted because she has constitutional immunity, prosecutor Lee said, but added: "We will continue to investigate the president", without elaborating. Park said that the classified Blue House documents that she had given Choi were limited to "certain speeches and public relations documents". The presidential office spokesperson said, however, that the president is still open to talks at any time.

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The Uninspired LSU Tigers Fall To Florida

The Tigers botched a field goal at the two-yard line in the third quarter, which led to a 98-yard touchdown pass for Florida from Austin Appleby to Tyrie Cleveland on the next play. So did Perine. It was such a great team win. The sophomore had five runs of eight yards or longer en route to his second consecutive game of 100 rushing yards.

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Federal Reserve to hike interest rates, barring a 'surprise,' official says

Post-election, financial conditions in the US are tightening - fast. Investors reacted to the shock election of Republican Donald Trump by selling Treasuries and buying USA stocks, an effective bet that fiscal stimulus will boost US inflation, which has remained below the Fed's 2 percent target for years.

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Pakistan's powerful army chief Raheel Sharif begins farewell visits

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited Sulemanki Sector and spent his day with army and rangers troops and war veterans on Saturday. This he said while addressing a huge gathering of Army and Rangers troops during his farewell visit to the Lahore Garrison.

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Obama turns down a chance to give Trump financial advice

Speaking at a news conference at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Lima , Peru, Obama - on his last foreign tour - was at times reflective and humorous, candidly discussing his views on the United States' position as a world leader and touching on the strife within his own party.

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White House gives up on passing the TPP

In addition, President Obama will be meeting with leaders from the 11 other TPP countries next week at the annual summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Peru. Pulling back from the TPP at this point will likely prove to be a diplomatic headache for the Trump administration. Trump's win throws a significant wrench into the plan as many experts believe that the USA largely led the negotiating efforts and that without it at the helm, other countries will back away.

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Obama Administration Gives up on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Peru's president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski also raised the possibility yesterday that a TPP-like deal including Russian Federation and China instead of the U.S. In a move that could be seen as sending a message, Japan's parliament passed the TPP on Friday , three days after Trump's election. And they say it would include a more robust security and military aspect than the TPP imagined - especially in the South China Sea, where Beijing has claimed broad territorial rights.

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A Look at the Candidates of France's Conservative Primary

Sarkozy congratulated the former Prime Ministers of France François Fillon and Alain Juppé on their win in the first round of the elections . Only the top two candidates will progress to next Sunday's run-off. The nationwide conservative primary is the latest global test of rising populism and anti-elite sentiment following Donald Trump's victory in the United States and Britain's Brexit vote.

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Donald Trump Nearing Settlement Over Trump University Lawsuits

Donald Trump has spoken out after settling the fraud lawsuits related to his now-defunct Trump University for $25 million - shutting down accusations of fraud while admitting no wrongdoing. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel urged the parties to settle the case to avoid the vast complications of a president-elect facing trial while preparing to take office.

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Obama suggest Trump follow his example on business conflicts

After skipping the gala dinner of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit here, President Rodrigo Duterte was a no-show again at another traditional feature of the annual trade summit - the family photo of the 21 Pacific Rim leaders.

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Durham County election officials dismiss demand for hand recount

In an interview with Policy Watch's Chris Fitzsimon, Bitzer pointed to a series of Democratic wins in the state - most prominently Attorney General Roy Cooper, who finished election night about 5,000 votes ahead of Gov. Regardless of whether there is a recount , Stark has said he doesn't expect any significant changes that would influence the governor's race. The Republican-majority Durham County elections board is dismissing a GOP lawyer's bid to recount 94,000 votes.

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Knicks beat Hawks for 4th straight home win

O'Quinn filled in admirably with eight points and eight rebounds in 16 minutes of action. I don't want to go into details about what we spoke about, but my guys responded very well to what was said in that meeting. Dwight Howard had his 10th double-double with 18 points and 18 rebounds and Kyle Korver had 17 points. "I said, 'No, I'm already warm". But he was hit with three fouls in the quarter and didn't play again until the second half.

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Demonetisation: Rahul Gandhi visits ATMs in Delhi

According to reports, Rahul interacted with the people in Jahangirpuri, Inderlok and Zakira areas of Delhi and asked about the inconvenience they were facing. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that by spurning his offer to present the government's stand, the opposition's lack of interest in a discussion on the issue has been exposed.

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Nauru and Manus must not be repeated

On Monday, Turnbull said the resettlement process would "continue for some months" as the U.S. Mr. Turnbull didn't disclose how many were likely to resettled by the USA or on what terms, but he stressed the arrangement wouldn't be repeated or be extended to asylum seekers not already in the camps.

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Foam covers streets in CA after test goes wrong

San Jose Fire Capt. In a scene reminiscent of a laundry-gone-wrong episode of a classic TV sitcom, a giant - really, really giant - blob of foam filled a 60-foot-high airport hangar before spilling into nearby streets at San Jose International Airport in Santa Clara, California.

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World Heath Organization says Zika virus is "here to stay"

David Heymann, who heads the WHO emergency committee on Zika, said after the panel met for the fifth time this year. Both Mike and his wife were concerned about their child being bitten by the mosquito that carries the Zika virus, but Boomer was always protected with bug spray that was great for infants and carried deet .

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Exchange of fire between Pakistan, India continues across LoC

The navy also released footage and photographs of what it was said was the submarine trying to enter Pakistani waters. Three young girls and a teenage boy were killed and a man sustained injuries in Indian shelling in Khoiratt sector along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday.

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Netanyahu: Calls to Prayer for Muslims Should Be Quieter

The ruling on Amona comes a day after a parliamentary committee approved a bill that, if adopted, would legalize outposts built without government permission. "The attorney-general told the committee that the bill does not sit with the basic principles of the rule of law as it contradicts the position that the state must respect the judiciary's decisions in individual cases", Mandelblit said , as reported by Reuters .

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Moallem: De Mistura's Suggestion of Aleppo Autonomous Zone Completely Rejected

Government bombardment of besieged rebel-held neighborhoods in the northern city of Aleppo killed at least 20 people Saturday Syrian opposition activists said, a day after the health directorate said all hospital in opposition areas have been knocked out of service.

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Aamir at Geeta Phogat's marriage, dubs 'Dangal' his wedding gift

Dressed in traditional attire, Aamir greeted the guests and the paparazzi (of sorts) with folded hands. The film revolves around the life and struggle of Phoghat in training his daughters for making them the worldwide level wrestlers. "All my cash is in the bank and payments were made in cheque". In Dangal , which is based on her and her sister's lives, the wrestler's role is played by Fatima Sana Shaikh.

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San Antonio officer shot to death during traffic stop; suspect at large

The slain officer was identified as police detective Benjamin Marconi, 50, a 20-year veteran of the force. Authorities responded to the scene at 11:40 a.m. He asked Texans to pray for the officer's loved ones. San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor condemned the shooting and called for patience while the investigation continues.

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PUTIN'S WARPATH: Russia reveals deadly missile that can reach Britain in MINUTES

With Obama leaving office January 20, the U.S.is stepping up efforts to deter Russian Federation from using cyberattacks to meddle in the United States. One of the issues during the presidential campaign, of course, was all the talk about Trump's (real or perceived) relationship with Russian leader Valdimir Putin.

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Strong's future in doubt after Kansas loss

We have a game to get ready for against TCU on Friday, and I hope our fans will come out and support our team. "We'll discuss where things stand after that", Perrin said. Wyman drilled a game-tying 36-yard field goal at the end of regulation after the Jayhawks marched down the field on a six-play, 52-yard drive that included a 26-yard pass to running back Ke'aun Kinner and a costly roughing-the-passer penalty on Texas .


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