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Georgia To Face Kansas State In Big 12/SEC Challenge

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Kansas State defeated Georgia 68-66 in Athens in 2015 and Georgia beat Kansas State 50-46 in Manhattan, Kansas. Matchups have been unveiled for the 2018 Big 12/SEC Challenge and it was announced that SC will host Texas Tech on January 27 at Colonial Life Arena. Read More »

May to tell Trump intelligence 'must remain secure'

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Grande is said to be "devastated" and "inconsolable" over the bombing, according to RadarOnline, as she landed back in LA where she was greeted by her boyfriend, Mac Miller. A new cell is to be established at Nato's headquarters to improve "how we share intelligence, including on foreign fighters", Stoltenberg said. After the fall of Gaddafi in 2011, and years of tumultuous governance prior to the eruption of a civil war in 2014, the power vacuum in the country led to the rise of ISIS in ... Read More »

New Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire

Some of them shaken, five had minor injuries - including Oakland resident Portia Dixon. As the plane was taxiing on the runway, one of the plane's engines appeared to be in flames. "Customers are being transported back to the terminal", the statement said. The airport said on Twitter that it was "temporarily closed due to deployment of emergency chutes" on the plane. Read More »

US House Intelligence Committee to subpoena Flynn

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Brennan said that in late July of past year, he convened a group of officials from the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency to focus on the matter exclusively. Page has denied any involvement in Russian attempts to influence the election. "The Fifth Amendment right not to provide materials or documents is limited", Schiff said at a breakfast hosted by The Christian Science Monitor in Washington. Read More »

Alabama high court refuses to block execution

Tommy Arthur , 75, is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection at 6 p.m. CDT Thursday for the 1982 murder-for-hire slaying of Troy Wicker . Lawyers for Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur say his lethal injection should be delayed because of issues with the state's execution drugs. Read More »

Florida adds South Alabama to 2020 home schedule

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Florida State running back Dalvin Cook - who dazzled in his three games against Miami and ran for 150 yards in last year's game - bypassed his senior year to enter the National Football League draft as well. 5) and at home against Grambling State (Sept. 12) and UAB (Sept. 26). This contest marks the first time since 1984 that the Gators will begin their season with a neutral site game. Read More »

Ranking GOP Sens Urge Trump to Exit Paris Climate Accord

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Alden Meyer, director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists, explained to Gizmodo via email that the argument "already been has been debunked by any number of worldwide legal experts, including several of those on the USA delegation who negotiated the Paris agreement". Read More »

Texas lawmakers advance anti-LGBT adoption, bathroom bills

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The measure poses an excruciating dilemma for Texas schools that have quietly agreed at parents' requests to keep secret the birth genders of some students. On Monday, El Paso County asked a court to block a "sanctuary cities" crackdown already signed by the governor. "Texas is better than what the House did tonight". Read More »

NOAA: Normal to Above Normal Hurricane Season Expected

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NOAA is giving a 45 percent probability for an above-normal season, with a 35 percent probability for a near-normal hurricane season and a 20 percent probability for a below-normal season. Friedman said it's been 12 years since the United States was hit by a major hurricane, but pointed to storms such as last year's Matthew that did more than $15 billion in damage to the US and Caribbean. Read More »

Gov. Reynolds designates 'Acting' Lt. Governor

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Democratic Attorney General Tom Miller advised Reynolds this month that the Iowa Constitution would not give her the authority to name her replacement as lieutenant governor after she succeeded Gov. "Adam is someone who understands the responsibilities of the executive branch, someone who has worked closely with the Legislature and someone who has a strong relationship with our court system". Read More »

At Least 2 Dead as Severe Storms, Tornadoes Hit US Midsection

Bamberg, Calhoun and Orangeburg counties are all also under a flash flood watch through Wednesday evening. If a tornado is spotted, a warning would be issued. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for a tornado and that incoming weather could produce a tornado. It takes an inch of rain to lower the drought index by 100 points, so passing showers or thunderstorms are not enough to end drought conditions. Read More »

Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under GOP Bill

Schumer said the legislation would end up "causing costs to skyrocket, making coverage unaffordable for those with preexisting conditions and many seniors, and kicking millions off of their health insurance". It should be unthinkable that anything resembling this bill can pass in the Senate and become law. On the other issue that many Republicans have recently staked nearly everything, a reduction in individual insurance premiums, CBO found that after boosting premiums initially, ... Read More »

Donald Trump just got publicly rejected by Melania - twice

Trump said while visiting Israel this week that he didn't mention Israel by name in the meeting . He also called on the Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises for peace - but gave no specific details on what he meant. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and the building of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, sidestepping the routine USA condemnation of settlement construction and ignored past support for a Palestinian State. Read More »

Expansion of ban on larger electronics on airlines likely

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Enrico Brivio said officials were expected to "carry out a threat assessment" and exchange information during the "high level" meeting. The ban proposal is now set to be extended to Europe in some manner, a move that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said would cost more than $1 billion to implement and be a logistical nightmare to adhere to for airlines. Read More »

House panel will subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

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The House Intelligence Committee subpoenas would be the first by the House panel targeting Flynn, who faces potential criminal charges for a number of actions, including failure to register as a foreign agent and failure to seek Pentagon permission to receive money for a Moscow speaking engagement. Read More »

Podesta: Trump 'adopted most of Putin's foreign policy'

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Maybe this isn't a case of obstruction of justice, but if it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck... you know the rest. Granted, being the daughter of a powerful figure doesn't really give either woman an opportunity to understand the mindset of the everywoman, but Clinton has hardly eschewed the privileges of her surname. Read More »

Trump and the Promise (And Pitfalls) of Mideast Peace

Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. We need to recognize that when Jews rule this place, they allow freedom of worship for Jews, Christians and Muslims. Trump's visit to Jerusalem has been laden with religious symbolism. Read More »

Massive rockslide wipes out swath of California's scenic coast road

The landslide spans about a third of a mile and has heaped up to 40ft of debris on the road. There were no injuries or damage reported, officials said. That compares with $660 million past year, he said. The slide is the latest setback following a winter of other landslides and flooding that has so far caused $1.3 billion in damage to the state's roads and highways, Caltrans spokesman Jim Shivers said. Read More »

Deadly tornado near Chetek rated a strong EF2

The Wisconsin tornado was a huge swath of the Plains and Upper Midwest threatening a severe weather. "We will continue to assess area damage in the mobile home park and other parts of the county", the statement read, in part. One person was killed, and 25 were hurt, and the damage is significant. Cattle are killed, but there is no report of people being injured. In a special report, a major storm rages from the southern portion of the country to the northern lakes on Tuesday and even ... Read More »

New York City mayor still won't cheer for hometown Yankees

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De Blasio said anyone caught misusing a placard would have it "permanently revoked", with "certain" violators "turned over to the Department of Investigation for further action". As part of the crackdown, the DOE will create a new office that will issue placards and audit schools for their proper accounting. The City is committed to reducing the improper and fraudulent use of parking placards across the five boroughs, particularly in civic centers where public employee workplaces are ... Read More »

Melania Swats Away Donald's Hand In Latest Viral Misery From

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Others suggested Donald Trump simply withdrew his hand before his wife could take it. It wasn't clear if Melania Trump saw the gesture. But, while one is used to used to the chemistry that was shared by former US President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, when it things didn't seem right between the President and the first lady, Twitteratis were quick to notice. Read More »

AG Sessions Pledges Redoubled War on Drugs

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This policy reverses former attorney general Eric Holder directive which asked prosecutors to avoid using mandatory minimum sentencing laws . He says Sessions' policy is "an ideologically motivated, cookie-cutter approach that has only been proven to generate unfairly long sentences". Read More »