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Overnight house fire in Ohio kills 2 adults, 2 children

Unbelievably saddened to hear the news. "My heart hurts." He called the children "two bright, bright stars", that his "family" had lost. Counselors at the Akron city schools, where the children attended, will be available at their schools next week.

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One Year Later, Remembering The San Bernardino Terror Attack

It was one of the deadliest acts of violence by militants in the United States since the September 11, 2001, hijacked plane attacks. Authorities have said that USA -born Farook and Malik, a native of Pakistan, were inspired by Islamic extremism.

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West Virginia coach Holgorsen gets 5-year contract extension

Saturday night he played like one and had to, rescuing the Mountaineers on an afternoon when they all went AWOL before beating Baylor , 24-21, to close the regular season with 10-2 record. Now, with nine - or possibly more - wins, West Virginia will nab a bid to a noteworthy bowl game . His contract was set to expire next year. Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo said Worth is done for the season, along with running backs Toneo Gulley and Darryl Bonner, both of whom left with first-half injuries.

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On the Pac-12 Title, the Playoffs, and Jake Browning

The victory also helped the Huskies to make them eligible for College Football Playoff. UW coach Chris Petersen said after the game that Mathis probably would not be able to return in time for a bowl game, something Mathis was hoping would be possible.

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Washington Huskies win Pac-12 Championship

Washington spanked Colorado 41-10 to win the Pac-12 championship and remain a favorite to qualify for the College Football Playoff. Colorado wins 31-28 and makes a compelling case to the College Football Playoff Committee for a shot at the National Championship.

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San Bernardino terror attack remembrances

It was one of the deadliest acts of violence by militants in the United States since the September 11, 2001, hijacked plane attacks. A total of 14 were killed and 22 wounded after the couple's December 2nd premeditated assault at Inland Regional Center.

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Digong on 'right way,' Trump says

US President-elect Donald Trump arrives on December 1, 2016 at the airport ahead of a visit to the Carrier air conditioning and heating company in Indianapolis, Indiana. In five months in office, he has upended Philippine foreign policy by berating the United States, pursuing a new alliance with Russian Federation and also China, with which Manila has a history of bitter disputes.

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President-Elect Donald Trump Picks Pro-Life Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

DeVos , a former Michigan Republican Party chairwoman , is known as a charter school advocate and philanthropist and she is chairwoman of the American Federation for Children , a group that pushes for the use of school vouchers and tax programs.

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Quake scale: Ohio St win vs MI rocked stadium the most

Michigan - You're rooting for at least one upset this weekend (not including Alabama), but two would make it feel a lot safer. The idea that two of the four teams in the Playoff field, should both Ohio State and MI find their way in, would box out three champions of Power Five conference clashes with the argument Delany made just a few years ago.

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Trump confirms nomination of Gov. Haley as next U.S. ambassador to UN

After she called on Republicans to reject the "angriest voices", Trump lashed back, tweeting: "The people of SC are embarrassed by Nikki Haley! ". COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore borrowing Governor Haley's expression on the day she accepts her nomination.

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Corey Lewandowski Complained That Media Fact-Checked Trump Too Much

In a panel discussion at the Harvard Institute of Politics on Wednesday, Corey Lewandowski , who was Trump's campaign manager until June, said that he received a phone call ahead of the New Hampshire Republican primary from Ted Cruz's campaign manager, Jeff Roe, who shared valuable polling data with him.

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Clinton Hits 2M Popular Vote Lead Amid Calls for Recount

Clinton who has over two million popular vote, was not able to get the required 270 electoral college needed to win the election. The National Popular Vote movement has made progress in 11 states where legislation has been enacted that requires all Electoral College votes in those states to be cast for the victor of the national popular vote.

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Inside the Trump-Clinton campaign staffers clash

Bernie Sanders for helping "soften up" Clinton and paving the way for Trump's victory. Clinton advisers Jennifer Palmeiri and Finney accused the Trump campaign with providing a platform for white supremacist views, naming in particular the hiring of Breitbart Chief Executive Steve Bannon, reported CNN .

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PFW Matchup Breakdown: Houston Texans vs. Green Bay Packers

The Texans rank 5th in total defense and they are seventh best at getting off the field on third down. "The running game will continue to improve, but if we have to throw it, we'll throw it". Wentz finished 24 for 36 for 254 yards with a rushing touchdown. It just becomes a mental game, understanding your assignments. Coach Bill O'Brien is sticking by his own struggling quarterback - Brock Osweiler has thrown more interceptions (13) than touchdowns (12) and has often failed to move the ...

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Deliberations enter third day in Slager trial

Friday before Newman sent them home. Judge Clifton Newman told the jurors Friday morning that the court could not instruct them on how the heat of passion may differ from fear. "Slager testified that Scott , after fleeing a routine traffic stop, had wrestled Slager's Taser away from him and lunged at the officer". Slager is on trial for killing Walter Scott , 50, who was pulled over in April 2015 for a routine traffic stop.

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Trump picks school voucher proponent Betsy DeVos as education secretary

DeVos and her husband led a failed effort to amend the MI constitution to provide vouchers that would allow students to attend private schools at public expense. DeVos, who is married to an heir of the marketing company Amway , has given millions to promote expanded access to school-choice options. Ms. DeVos is chair of the Windquest Group and has also served on national and local charitable and civic boards, including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, American Enterprise ...

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SWAT team rescues Florida bank robbery hostages

A bank robbery was in progress earlier Thursday morning when authorities arrived at the scene, and officials said a gunman was then holding hostages inside the bank. Williams described the hostages afterward as "shaken up". Police were asking everyone watching the situation not to take photos or videos of SWAT positions, because it could pose a threat.

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Trevor Noah slams Donald Trump for 'bullsh--' voter fraud claims

The Wisconsin recount was estimated to cost about $3.9 million, while Stein paid $973,250 for the recount in MI, which is scheduled to begin Friday. Trump on Thursday objected to a recount of Michigan's presidential votes, at least delaying the planned Friday start of the recount there until next week.

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Herman Leaves Houston For Texas

This is on top of the fact that the university gave Herman a contract extension in December , which bumped his salary up to $3 million annually until 2020 in that last negotiation. "What I did yesterday - to tell the University of Houston players that I was leaving - was the hardest thing I've ever done in my life", he said.

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Raul Castro: Cuba will ban naming of monuments after Fidel

The final leg of his funeral procession travelled the last 120 km between the city of Bayamo to Santiago de Cuba on Saturday, the place known as the "Heroic City" for "its decisive contributions" to the complete independence of the Cuba, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Broncos vs. Badgers: Western Michigan likely to face Wisconsin in Cotton Bowl

WMU linebacker Robert Spillane saved the victory with the interception, which Fleck said was "only fitting". Ohio's defense didn't stop being the best when it was time to continue being the best. Following the field goal, the Bobcats marched straight down the field in just five plays to score again on a 31-yard connection between Windham and Papi White, cutting the lead to 26-20.

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Top Trump advisers cheer as Democrats keep Nancy Pelosi as House leader

Current leaders chose to push back the voting amid the rumblings from some members that a pause, and possibly new leaders, could be good for their caucus. Pelosi rejected that premise during a press conference last week. One-hundred and eighty-eight Democrats now serve in the House, but six more Democrats will join the House in December and were eligible to vote today.

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Hurricane Otto weakens as focus shifts to risk of landslides and flooding

Across Nicaragua, people in evacuation shelters were making their way home, local authorities said. "After a fateful night in parts of the country, we're starting to realise the scale of the tragedy that hit us", Costa Rican President Luis Guillmero Solis said.

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UC's 10 schools will not aid federal agencies on immigration

The Catholic universities' statement does not use the term "sanctuary", but Saint Francis wants to be supportive of students, said Trois Hart, university spokeswoman. This includes President-elect Trump's plan to repeal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA ), an executive order made by President Obama in June 2012, which allowed undocumented immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday or June 2007 to receive a renewable two-year work permit and exemption from ...

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Donald Trump Picks Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary

Chao has prior experience in the Department of Transportation, as she served as the deputy secretary of transportation for President George H.W. Bush between 1989 and 1991. Today, Chao has received 36 honorary doctorates from colleges and universities around the globe. Elaine, the oldest of six daughters, was born in Taipei, Taiwan on March 26, 1953 to her father James Chao and her mother Ruth Mulan Chu.

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D.A. Rules Charlotte Officer who Shot Man Acted Lawfully

Scott , 43, was killed in the parking lot of an apartment complex on September 20. But a previously unseen convenience store video taken just prior to the shooting shows a bulge around Scott's leg. JUSTIN BAMBERG: But that does not mean that this officer's killing of Keith Scott was right. They didn't speak to reporters. An autopsy report from Mecklenburg County authorities says Scott died of gunshot wounds to the back and abdomen.

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Eugene Residents Respond to Flag Burning Controversy

Haggerty's case was thrown out when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the flag burning law violated First Amendment free speech guarantees in the Constitution. "I think that Donald Trump continues to really be at the forefront of what the American people are thinking". I have a little bit different view.

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Pennsylvania presidential recount bid dropped by Jill Stein of Green Party

The original lawsuit was spurred by the desire to find out if voting machines and systems had been hacked, manipulating the final tally. Stein is also pursuing recounts in MI and Wisconsin, two key states narrowly won by Trump. Earlier Friday, Trump and Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette sued separately in state court to block the recount, with Schuette asking that his case be sent directly to the Michigan Supreme Court to expedite appeals.

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Tornadoes, storms kill at least 5 in Southeast

Harnen also said authorities were searching door to door before dawn Wednesday for any other damage. Deputy Harnen also said a baptist church and a plaza were among the 15 to 20 buildings in Rosalie that were destroyed just after midnight local time (1 a.m.

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Carrier workers praise Trump's deal to keep more than 1000 jobs

There he declared that a deal to keep a local plant open instead of moving operations to Mexico was only the first of many business victories to come. Connecticut-based United Technologies - which reported revenue of $56 billion in 2015 - has almost $ 7 billion in federal contracts. However, Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders criticised the president-elect for not keeping his promise to save all of the jobs at Carrier.

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Trump to severe business ties, focus on presidency

His adult children will be in charge of the business and will also attend the said news conference. "Legally, it is not too complicated". He has previously said that he'd leave his business operations to his three eldest children - Donald Jr., Eric and Ivanka.

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Man charged with 1st-degree murder in Wayne State officer's death

Friday in 34th District Court in Romulus. Craig says officers arrived on the scene to find Rose injured on the ground. Rose was one credit short of getting his master's degree in police administration from the university, and Saunders said he's heard it's likely to be granted posthumously.

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10 shot in New Orleans; 1 dead

Around 30 officers were rushed to the scene following the shooting. Police and EMS were on scene and responded fast. Two are from New Orleans , seven are from other areas of Louisiana and one is from Mississippi. The historical quarter was the first to be developed after New Orleans was founded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville. Thousands of locals and tourists were in the Central Business District and the French Quarter when shots rang out.

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Up to 40 feared dead in blaze at California party

The Golden State Warriors announced Saturday evening that the team would donate $50,000 to the Unity Council, a nonprofit organization in the Fruitvale District where the fatal fire happened. The officials of Oakland and Alameda County, California said there could be more victims, the fire ruins a whole building and recovery crews were able to enter safely in the gutted building.

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Up to 40 dead in California warehouse fire

None of them were reported injured while battling the blaze. The event was hosted by 100% Silk, a Los Angeles- based electronic label, whose acts Golden Donna , Cherushii and Nackt were on the bill. Bradley Evans, who moved out in August 2015, said the man who collected the rent lived in the building with his wife and three children. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, their families and friends during this incredibly hard time".


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