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Cougars crush Cards & their playoff hopes

The carnage that Louisville needed to make inroads in the College Football Playoff picture unfolded during this past chaotic weekend. The AAC notched 10 wins in 2015 against Power Five conference teams, including Mississippi, Miami, Penn State and Louisville.

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No Bus Driver Strike, but School Unit Challenges Possibility

New Hampshire parents can rest assured that school bus drivers will show up for work this week. The company has several locations, but employees at the company's Belmont terminal are the only ones in the state working without a contract. The Nashua School District is among those advising parents and staff of a possible school closure on Thursday if no deal is reached. Dr. Brown, Interim Superintendent of Schools, will notify parents of a possible school cancellation early tomorrow morning ...

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Wayne Rooney set to be stripped of England captaincy

The Football Association are investigating claims Rooney ignored Southgate's request to leave the wedding party after being instructed to finish up for the night. FA chief executive Martin Glenn yesterday tried to play down the incident, but did admit there would be a formal investigation after rules were broken.

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Woman wanted $60 and nachos for sex, police say

A hungry and broke OH woman was arrested Monday for soliciting sex in exchange for nachos and a lump of cash. An undercover officer sent her a text and she allegedly agreed to meet the officer for $60 and nachos. Read that again. The woman was arrested because she was going to have sex with someone for nachos. Well, because of all that Hotlosz was arrested and charged with solicitation, possession of criminal tools and promoting prostitution.

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Sheriff says 4 people have been found dead in Virginia

The sheriff's office did not release names, but said the deceased are a 35-year-old man, a 30-year-old woman, a five-year-old girl, and an 18-month-old girl. "Sluggers" are commuters who wait for rides from strangers who can then use high-occupancy vehicle lanes on freeways. He was found three days later at a campground near Harper's Ferry, West Virginia .

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U.S. intel chief: Russian Federation 'curtailed' hacking of USA targets

Clapper said he did not expect "a significant change in Russian behaviour" when asked about Russia's alleged involvement in hacking. "I was referring to cyber reconnaissance many states had observed prior to the statement", Clapper clarified.

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About 100 in anti-Trump protest at Portland State University

In the NY tri-state area, students at numerous NY and New Jersey universities joined in protest . Students at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park planned to walk out of their classrooms and march more than seven miles to City Hall on Wednesday afternoon to protest President-elect Donald Trump, according to social media posts.

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Kaine Says He's Not Going to Run for President in 2020

With a heightened national profile after campaigning across the country for more than three months as Hillary Clinton's running mate, Kaine could have chosen to pursue his own White House ambitions or tried and play a leading role charting a reeling Democratic Party's direction in the Donald Trump era.

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Hillary Clinton to Supporters: Keep Fighting Because 'America Is Worth It'

In a moment of candor, the former secretary of state said her loss in the presidential election had been hard for her. "There have been times this past week when all I wanted to do was just to curl up with a good book or our dogs, and never leave the house again", said Clinton, whose ties to the Children Defense Fund date back to her work there as a young law student.

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McCrory offers $10K for information related to NC wildfires

The passage of a strong cold front this Saturday will bring little to no moisture to the fire. More than 5,000 firefighters and support staff from around the country have traveled to the southeast to try and contain the blazes, the U.S. While numerous fires started in remote locales, smoke is spreading far and wide across the region, prompting environmental and health officials to air quality warnings.

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Will Donald Trump require Muslims to register?

On the campaign trail, this level of dubiousness was routine for Trump: throw out a controversial idea, refuse to be pinned down by policy details, rinse and repeat. The policy would require anyone coming to the United States from a country with an active extremist organization to register with the federal government.

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Court rules Notre Dame can keep campus police reports secret

The court's unanimous ruling says the private university's police department isn't a public agency that falls under the state open records law. The claim that Notre Dame police aren't actually a public agency, even though they do what other police departments do and can arrest people, involves the justices going through a few legal hoops.

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We Can't Forget About DAPL and Standing Rock

Demonstrators fanned out across North America on Tuesday to demand that the USA government either halts or reroutes the pipeline, while Energy Transfer asked a federal court for permission to complete it. Marchers all over the United States are also looking to pressure the Army Corps of Engineers to put a halt to the project that spans four states. The pipeline would carry a half-million barrels of crude oil daily from western North Dakota's oil fields through South Dakota and Iowa to an ...

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Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push; IS attacks kill 8

Iraqi Kurdish forces played a role in the early days of the Mosul operation, but said after recapturing the town of Bashiqa to the city's east that their offensive participation in the battle is over. "I didn't cry when Daesh destroyed my home, but I really cried when I saw the video of them destroying this site", said Sheikh Khaled al-Jabouri, a tribal fighter from the Nimrud area.

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One killed, several injured after gas explosion in Illinois town

Jill Dillefeld, of Canton , told the Peoria Journal-Star that she was eating dinner at Billy's Tap about a block away from the downtown square when she heard the loud boom. He said it appears a contractor damaged a gas line while digging and that the utility workers were called to the scene. Nichols said investigators are still trying to determine what ignited the blast.

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Obama urges unity in final Veterans Day address

After having laid a wreath at the tomb for the final time as president, Obama noted ways in which American veterans have facilitated unity in history - like USA service men and women immediately after the September 11 attacks. Veterans Day, which marks the anniversary of the World War I armistice on November 11, 1918, "often follows a hard-fought political campaign, an exercise in the free speech and self-government that you [veterans] fought for", Obama said.

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Hate crimes spike, most sharply against Muslims

The latest Hate Crime Statistics report contains figures collected through the uniform crime reporting program of almost 15,000 law enforcement agencies throughough the country. Nearly 57 percent of hate crimes reported in 2015 were "motivated by race/ ethnicity/ ancestry bias", according to the report , and 21 percent were based on "religious bias".

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New York City students walk out of class to protest Donald Trump

The students in D.C. joined others across the country who have protested since Trump's victory in the November 8 election. Some of the students said they were calling on universities and colleges to declare themselves to "declare sanctuary".

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Ryan slams brakes on vote to bring back earmarks

Raúl Labrador, R-Idaho, a co-founder of the hard-line House Freedom Caucus. The GOP conference gave the Wisconsin Republican voice-vote approval, forgoing a secret ballot tally that would have shown how many Republicans oppose Ryan leading the chamber.

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Police ask for help to find infant after mother shot to death

Police are investigating a shooting that left a 27-year-old woman dead, and an infant missing in west Wichita. Sofia is officially listed as a missing person, Wichita police explained on Facebook why her disappearance doesn't meet the criteria for an AMBER Alert.

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Governor offers reward in North Carolina fires

A number of the fires are being investigated as suspected arson, but natural causes and conditions are also responsible for the fires, Haines said. The Rock Mountain Fire has grown to more than 4,100 acres and is 10% contained, according to the US Forest Service.

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Dakota Pipeline protesters descend on CitiBank in Albany

The Army Corps of Engineers plans to "revise its regulations" to ensure its consultations with sovereign tribes are "confirmed by the US Constitution, treaties, statutes, executive orders, judicial decisions and presidential documents and policies".

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Giuliani's foreign work complicates candidacy for top post

Putting an open supporter of the MEK in charge of US diplomacy would provoke a backlash in Iran, even among moderates, said Ariane M. Tabatabai , a professor of security studies at Georgetown University. Bolton not only opposes the nuclear agreement with Iran, but he has consistently advocated war to stop the country's nuclear program. Bolton was an early supporter of the Project for a New American Century, the neoconservative outfit that brought us the Iraq war, and he's been endorsed ...

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Thousands of students carry protests against Trump into second week

In an interview with " 60 Minutes " on Sunday, Trump said he believes some of the protesters are afraid for the country's future "because they don't know me". Students were not penalized for skipping class if their parents called the school and said their child has an excused absence, "but that's not going to continue forever", John Sasaki, spokesman for Oakland Unified School District.

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Missouri Democrats Cleaver and McCaskill join growing outrage over Bannon appointment

Disturbingly, leading white nationalists like former KKK Grand Dragon David Duke, American Nazi Party Chair Rocky J. Suhayda, Richard Spencer, Peter Brimelow, and Brad Gririn have praised the news of Mr. The statement did not mention Bannon . Michael Keegan, president of People for the American Way: "By choosing Steve Bannon as chief strategist, Trump has made clear that he intends to carry the racism and anti-Semitism of his campaign straight into the White House".

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Trump Vows To Overturn Gay Marriage, Calls It Ungodly

For the first time since winning the election, Donald Trump has weighed in on two of the most controversial social issues the Supreme Court has taken on ever: gay marriage , and abortion. He went on: "I would say don't do it, that's bad because I'm going to bring this country together". "It's done", Trump said. "I mean, it's done", Trump said.

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USA same-sex marriage plaintiff concerned Trump could overturn ruling

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Just shy of 20 minutes into the sit-down, Stahl broached the subject of Supreme Court appointments and she naturally went right to abortion like a tried and true liberal.

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Party Rock fire grows to 5700 acres

As drought dries up forests across the South with no sign of rainfall to help quench dozens of major wildfires, the Tennessee Valley Authority is banning burning on its public lands in seven states. "This declaration will help facilitate evacuations as needed and provide further state assets to help combat the wildfires and support North Carolinians displaced by the fires".

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Sanders Warns Trump To Follow Up On Promises To Help Working Man

As the crowd chanted "Bernie!" "If anybody is giddy about [the prospect of big victories], they haven't been around politics to know that there's a lot that can happen between now and 2018", Holmes said . "Something is fundamentally wrong and what I'm trying to do right now is to bring about structural changes in the Democratic party so that it becomes a grass-roots party".

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United States spy chief says has submitted letter of resignation

On Thursday, Wyden said senior intelligence officials "engaged in a deception spree regarding mass surveillance" during Clapper's tenure. He said he was specifically referring to the "cyberreconnaissance" that had been observed prior to the statement.

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Warren Officially Endorses Keith Ellison For DNC Chair

Right-wing media have launched a smear campaign against Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) that largely focuses on his Muslim faith, continuing a long pattern of anti-Muslim attacks on the first Muslim congressman. Clinton has yet to endorse anyone for the position previously held by Rep. DNC National Finance Chairman Henry Muñoz III said he's "seriously considering jumping into the race", arguing that the conversation about the party's future must include representation for Latinos, a growing ...

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Train destroys car on tracks; driver, passenger walk away

Three teenage girls are being charged with committing a hate crime after they allegedly mocked and assaulted a woman who they thought was an immigrant on a commuter train. The crash happened at around 10:30 p.m. Passengers on the train said they heard scraping on the bottom of the train before it came to a stop. Police confirmed that the driver and the passenger were not injured.

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Chuck Schumer Got More Money From Trump Than Any Other Senator

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) has been named a member of the U.S. Senate Democratic leadership team following the caucus' recent elections. "I look forward to seeing our Republican majorities in both chambers work with President-elect Donald Trump to bring the change Americans voted for last week".

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Owner Lew Wolff Selling His Stake In The Oakland A's

Majority owner John Fisher will take over as managing partner. FILE - In this May 28, 2015, file photo, Dave Kaval , president of the San Jose Earthquakes, speaks at a press conference at the team's new Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif.

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Sanders: Bigots Are 'Very Small Minority' of Trump Voters

Mr. Sanders said: "Many Democrats will be prepared to work with Mr. Trump if he turns out to be sincere" in the promises he made to the "working people" of America. has plenty of differences with Donald Trump, but the former Democratic presidential candidate said Thursday there are areas where he could find agreement with the president-elect in the coming year.


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