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Penn State football gets a late afternoon kickoff for senior day

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Worst tackle (s): Penn State missed several early, allowing Rutgers to control the clock in the first quarter (10:35-4:25). It will be a tall order for the Scarlet Knights. Receiver Janarion Grant also was seen receiving treatment on the bench for what appeared to be a lower body injury during the final few minutes of the game. Read More »

Israel downs Syrian drone over Golan

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Several drones were shot down over the Golan Heights earlier, some of which were manufactured in Iran and used by Hezbollah, RIA Novosti reported. Both Iranian and Hezbollah forces have been backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Syrian civil war. Read More »

Saudi-led blockade could 'starve and kill' millions in Yemen

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A Saudi-led alliance has lifted a blockade of two key airports in Yemen, broadcaster Al Arabiya reported, amid warnings that millions in the war-torn country could starve without deliveries of food aid. In an interview with Tasnim, Bakil al-Hamini referred to the tight air, land and sea blockade of Yemen and said, "The fact is that if it hadn't been for United Nations silence and U.S. Read More »

14 feared drowned in Andhra Pradesh boat mishap

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Gautam Sawang, who oversaw the rescue operations, said. In a separate incident, at least six people had drowned in river Ganga in Bihar's Maranchi. "The boat carrying 30 passengers capsized in the river late this evening". Chinnarajappa said. Local fishermen swung into action and rescued 15 passengers, the Press Trust of India reported. The bodies were shifted to the government general hospital for post-mortem. Read More »

N. Korea blasts Trump's 'warmonger' Asia tour

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Trump is now in Vietnam attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, but he took the time to tweet: "Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me 'old, ' when I would NEVER call him 'short and fat?'". Trump told an audience of CEOs at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Danang, Vietnam, that the region's future "must not be held hostage to a dictator's twisted fantasies of violent conquest and nuclear blackmail". Read More »

Odd-even scheme to be back? NGT to decide today

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To this, the Delhi Government stated that this couldn't be said as of now. Earlier in the day, the NGT gave a go-ahead to the Delhi government on odd-even with no exemption for the two-wheelers, women and VIPs. Do we have any data on what was the traveling pattern in the last odd even? In a major development ahead of the 3rd phase of Delhi's Odd-Even plan which is scheduled to implemented from November 13-17, the Delhi government has chose to allow free travel for commuters in all ... Read More »

Republicans: Moore should drop out if allegations are true

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That view was shared by Scott Reed, a political strategist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who opposed Moore's nomination. Most Republicans who acknowledged the horrific nature of the allegations agreed that Moore should step down, but only "if true." Sen. Read More »

Russian Federation crafting new law forcing USA media to register as 'foreign agents'

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According to CBS, "failure to register could mean the arrest of the channel's American director and the freezing of its accounts". Zakharova did not specify which outlets would be targeted or what the actions would be. Russian news media reported in October that the upper house of the Russian parliament had drawn up a blacklist of at least five USA media outlets whose activities in Russia could be restricted in response. Read More »

NRSC ends fundraising agreement with Roy Moore

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So what would this do for Republicans? Moore, a Republican, built his political career on his conservative Christian views, especially opposition to LGBT rights and abortion. It continues: "After over 40 years of public service, if any of these allegations were true, they would have been made public long before now". Moore's campaign did not immediately respond Friday to a request for comment about the NRSC's decision to abandon the race. Read More »

Injured in France After Driver Rams Into Group of Students

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The 28-year-old driver of the vehicle, known to the police for minor offences, was arrested at the scene, BFM TV reported . The man was arrested immediately. Authorities say the victims were rushed to nearby hospitals, but none of them are suffering from life threatening injuries. La Dépêche du Midi newspaper quoted him as telling police he had heard voices telling him to harm someone. Read More »

PNG warns it will use force to empty Australia refugee camp

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Nearly 600 men have been holed up inside the detention facility, more than a week after it was shut down. Mr Albanese said the centre was supposed to be a processing centre, but instead became a place of indefinite detention. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton earlier told 2GB radio he stood by the detention policy that the government says is necessary to deter asylum seekers from attempting perilous sea voyages to Australia, and that it would not back down from its evictions from Manus. Read More »

U.S. isolated after Syria signs up to Paris climate pact

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The Paris agreement aims to combat global warming by gradually reducing emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane, which come from the burning of fossil fuels such as oil, coal and natural gas. The only other previous holdout, Nicaragua, announced in September that it would join the pact. Trump said the United States, the second largest producer of greenhouse gases after China, would stay withdrawn unless the agreement could be renegotiated. Read More »

Japan's 'black widow' sentenced to death by hanging

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The high-profile case has gripped the country, where she has become known as the Black Widow, after the female spider which kills its mates after sex. During the trial Kakchi admitted to killing Isao Kakehi, saying he had not treated her well financially, but later retracted it. They accused her of plotting her crimes well in advance, including helping to prepare notary documents linked to wills. Read More »

Lock Down Lifted Following Shooting Near TCU Campus

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School officials urged those on campus to seek shelter. According to TCU 360, shots were fired after a dispute between shuttle drivers. The driver then allegedly rammed the other driver's shuttle before he fled the scene. The school said the suspect is still at large, but police have found RoadRunner shuttle bus #24171. TCU's First Associate Chancellor of Public Safety said they plan to temporarily have armed and unarmed guards on the shuttles to reassure students and staff. Read More »

Woman who flipped off Trump's motorcade gets fired

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Aware that the publicity surrounding the photograph could have detrimental implications, Juli approached her employers and confirmed that she was the woman in the photograph. 'As a member of an internal, agency-style marketing team that supports more than 35 government contracting companies, I wear many hats from writer to marketer to WordPress editor and social media strategist, ' writes Briskman. Read More »

USA resumes 'limited' visa services to Turkish citizens

However, reportedly there are restrictions on issuance of visas to Turkish citizens. Both the US and Turkey had suspended all non-immigrant visa services for travel between the two countries last month following the arrest of a US Consulate employee in Istanbul, who the Turkish government said was linked to an exiled cleric living in Pennsylvania the Turkish government believes was behind a failed coup attempt a year ago. Read More »

John Wall out against Raptors after injuring shoulder vs. Cavaliers on Friday

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The over is 4-4 in their first eight games this year. Wall sustained the injury in their 130-122 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers Friday. Although James is highly touted for his all-around game, he has been one of the best scorers that the league has seen as he also became the youngest player to reach 29,000 career points on Friday night against the Wizards . Read More »

Several People Killed After Gunman Opens Fire At Texas Church

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Megan Posey, a spokeswoman for Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville, Tex., said that she did not know exactly how many patients the hospital had received, but that it was continuing to receive more . "Our thanks to law enforcement for their response", he tweeted , promising more details "soon". And it came just over two years after a white supremacist, Dylann Roof, entered a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, and shot nine people to death. Read More »

Carter Page met with Russian official during 2016 trip to Moscow

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A Sessions spokeswoman declined to comment this week on the March 31 meeting with Trump and campaign advisers, including Papadopoulos. The document says when Papadopoulos introduced himself to the group he mentioned having connections that could help the campaign arrange a meeting between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read More »

Belgian judge to decide next phase in Spain-Catalonia fight

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Earlier on Friday, Puigdemont told Belgian RTBF broadcaster that his prompt departure for Brussels was not actually " fleeing " Catalonia , as he was ready to participate in the snap elections, Madrid scheduled following the crackdown on his regional government. Read More »