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Robert Griffin III, playing in his fourth game this season, went to the locker room to be evaluated for a concussion as the Browns clung to their three-point lead midway through the fourth quarter and did not return to the game. The Cleveland Browns finally got a win, and afterward, it was an emotional scene for head coach Hue Jackson and his players. Meanwhile, San Diego fell to 5-10, with nine of the losses decided by a single possession.
  • You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on

    You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on

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    When the League of Women Voters first took a position in favor of eliminating the electoral college, there hadn't been a divergence between the electoral and popular vote winners in almost 80 years. Several electors have already indicated they plan to dissent from their states' votes as part of a last-ditch effort to prevent Donald Trump from reaching the 270 electoral votes necessary to claim the presidency.
  • Italy's largest bank to shed jobs in aggressive overhaul

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    See how your federal salary compares to other feds. Barely a week has passed since Italians rejected a package of constitutional reforms and sent former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi packing, and, lo, the sky hasn't fallen. Mr Gentiloni's statement confirmed earlier signals from the government that it stands ready to help recapitalise the troubled Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank (BMPS), should it fail to raise enough money from private investors to complete a badly needed strengthening of ...
  • Principles, not impulsiveness, needed for China-US ties

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    Taiwan, a thriving democracy with close ties to the United States, does not want to be treated as a bargaining chip. Trump's comments on " Fox News Sunday" came after he prompted a diplomatic protest from China over his decision to accept a telephone call from Taiwan's president on December 2.
  • Etim Esin Laments Shoddy Treatment Of Super Falcons

    Etim Esin Laments Shoddy Treatment Of Super Falcons

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    The Super Falcons have launched a sit-in protest at the Agura Hotel, Abuja over the non-payment of their allowances and bonuses. "But the money is not readily available at the moment", the statement said. Local experts said the present situation is likely to affect the country's football development in future, noting with the shortage of funds more challenges might crop up.
  • Son ends dry spell with goal, assist in win over Swansea

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    Kane's double against Swansea ensured the Welsh strugglers were well beaten with most of the second half still to play. "I think we fully deserved the result", said Pochettino. "We need to perform in the right manner, with character", said keeper Lukasz Fabianski, probably the only visiting player to emerge with any credit.
  • Judges to deliver verdicts in Wilders hate speech trial

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    Wilders boycotted most of the high-profile trial, and refused to appear in court for the verdict. Wilders had made derogatory remarks against Moroccans. Steenhuis said Moroccans form a clearly defined population within the Netherlands that Wilders had "singled out". He was acquitted for similar comments he made in a radio interview a week earlier, which the judges said did not amount to inciting hatred.
  • Michigan GOP elector launches website urging vote for Trump

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    The Baca/Nemanich lawsuit says the state law violates the U.S. Constitution. At last check, Clinton had gained 82 votes on Trump. The Republican elector also cited Trump for showing favoritism by way of his cabinet appointments and explained that Trump is not showing support for hard-working Americans.
  • Man convicted in son's hot-car death gets life, no parole

    Man convicted in son's hot-car death gets life, no parole

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    Harris was convicted of malice murder, child cruelty and sex crimes relating to the text messages sent to the teenage girl. Cobb County Superior Court Judge Mary Staley Clark sentenced Harris, 36, at a hearing on Monday. A jury decided that Harris did intentionally kill Cooper , declaring him guilty of malice murder on November 14. Jurors found Harris guilty of felony murder, and first- and second-degree cruelty to a child for leaving the boy in the hot vehicle.
  • Parents Disarm Son Who Brought Guns to Utah School

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    Police have not released his name because he is a juvenile. The parents arrived shortly after the 15-year-old boy entered the classroom at Mueller Park Junior High in Bountiful, Utah . Hundreds of parents huddled in the snow outside the school awaiting word regarding how soon they would be able to gather their children. The parents did notice two guns were gone.
  • Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands

    Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands

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    In their third meeting this year and the final direct ministerial talks before the Abe-Putin summit, Kishida also vowed efforts to "overcome the differences in positions of Japan and Russian Federation and conclude the peace treaty by a mutually acceptable resolution".
  • Syrian Government Retakes Half of Rebel-Held Areas in East Aleppo

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    Many civilians in the east previously expressed fear of leaving to government-held areas or through passages run by Moscow, which began a bombing campaign in support of Assad's forces in 2015. A rebel commander in a town north of Aleppo said that instead of protesting against Assad, people in his area had put up posters criticising rebel commanders.
  • Why Jeff Fisher's contract extension with Rams means pretty much nothing

    Why Jeff Fisher's contract extension with Rams means pretty much nothing

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    Both parties had agreed to the deal prior to the season and only became official before the Rams' game against the Patriots on Sunday, according to ESPN. Took him 7-9 seconds to call the referee over and tell him he wanted to challenge the play. Is this coaching staff even capable of developing Goff into a franchise QB? Dickerson recently met with L.A.
  • Iraqi troops take 2 neighborhoods in Mosul

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    The two Iraqi officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to brief the media. Local sources said a suicide bomber detonated a booby-trapped tanker, blowing himself up and killing at least 24 civilians, including women and children.
  • Israel's Wildfires Brought Under Control at Great Cost

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    A picture taken on November 24, 2016 shows a fire raging in the northern Israeli port city of Haifa. The Israeli authorities suspect that some of the fires may have been of criminal origin and linked to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Netanyahu also thanked the countries that sent aid and aircraft, pilots and firefighters to help in halting the progress of the fires. Firefighting planes have arrived from Russia, Turkey, Greece, France, Spain, and Canada and continue to battle the fires ...
  • Russia Looking to Improve Ties With US -- Putin

    Russia Looking to Improve Ties With US -- Putin

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    This year's speech was mainly focused on Russia's domestic social and economic issues, saying that the main reason for Russia's financial downturn lies in Russia's internal problems. In his annual state of the nation address Vladimir Putin refrained from his usual criticism of Washington and outlined his vision for US/Russian ties.
  • Emery wants Cavani to beat Ibra's PSG record

    Emery wants Cavani to beat Ibra's PSG record

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    Edinson Cavani scored his 100th goal in all competitions for Paris St Germain in their 2-0 Ligue 1 victory over Angers on Wednesday, but the Uruguay global still can not escape the shadow cast by his predecessor Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He added: " I think they will be more and more hard to play against. It was an emotional moment. "I'm thinking about the team and thinking about myself", he said.
  • Man pleads guilty to plotting US terrorism attacks

    Man pleads guilty to plotting US terrorism attacks

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    According to filed documents, on June 19, 2015, Sullivan was arrested at his parents' home, where law enforcement also executed a search warrant for the silencer and other items. "Justin Sullivan planned to kill hundreds of innocent people", said John A. Strong, special agent in charge of the FBI's office in Charlotte. The FBI says Sullivan shot and robbed Clark to get money to help him buy an assault rifle he planned to use to commit mass murder.
  • Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

    Fatah movement re-elects President Abbas as party leader

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    The Fatah leader has grown unpopular among core voters in Palestine, as recent polls suggest that most people want him to resign. The current system was created when we were in the diaspora and we are now on national soil. Abbas , head of Fatah, the Palestine Liberation Organisation and the Palestinian Authority following Yasser Arafat's death in 2004, has consistently called for a negotiated solution and opposed another violent uprising.
  • Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance

    Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance

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    Tatiana Navka, the wife of a top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin sparked worldwide outrage over a Holocaust-inspired ice-skating routine. Throughout the four-minute performance, Navka and Burkovsky frolic and play cheerfully with an imaginary infant in a manner that seems incompatible with their attire.
  • Ohio State students offer support after car-and-knife attack

    Ohio State students offer support after car-and-knife attack

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    The attacker was identified as Abdul Razak Ali Artan, a Somali-born legal permanent resident of the USA, according to a US official wasn't authorized to discuss details of the case publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. I'm a Muslim, it's not what the media portrays me to be. "I feel like they should, because it'll help protect students in case anything happens", Shackett said.
  • Camelot says thousands of National Lottery online accounts have been hacked

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    It said that hackers had used login details stolen elsewhere that worked because some people use the same password for multiple accounts. Camelot said it became aware of the problem on Sunday. If you also have an account with the UK National Lottery, the best thing you can do right now is to change your password to make sure your data is secure.
  • German intelligence officer held over Islamist web statements

    German intelligence officer held over Islamist web statements

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    The BfV is Germany's domestic intelligence agency while its counterpart, the Federal Intelligence Service (BND), deals with foreign intelligence. The arrest of the 51-year-old officer who works for the domestic security agency - equivalent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation - comes after he made a "partial confession" to fellow agents that he was not just observing the radical Islamist scene in Germany, but had also become a part of it, Der Spiegel reports .
  • Cuba to continue cause of Fidel Castro, president says

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    A mass rally honoring the late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has filled Revolution Square in Havana . Hundreds of thousands of Cubans have been bidding farewell to Castro, pledging allegiance to his socialist ideology and paying tribute before images of the leader as a young guerrilla gazing out over the country he would come to rule for almost a half century.
  • People are against corruption, want progress: Modi

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    But polling was held for only 126 seats on Sunday - polling for four seats was cancelled following court orders, while there were no candidates for four taluka panchayat seats (all reserved). This resulted in a tie, with both Congress and BJP candidates securing 11 votes each. Going solo in the polls has cost dearly to the former allies, it is said.
  • Thousands Flee Eastern Aleppo As Syrian Regime Forces Advance

    Thousands Flee Eastern Aleppo As Syrian Regime Forces Advance

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    Regaining full control of the city would favor the Assad regime at any future peace talks. Speaking at a press conference in Berlin on Monday, attorney Mehmet Daimaguler said they were optimistic the federal prosecutor would open a formal investigation following their complaint, which focuses on war crimes committed in the Syrian city of Aleppo between April 24 and November 19 this year.
  • Syrian troops capture northern parts of rebel-held Aleppo

    Syrian troops capture northern parts of rebel-held Aleppo

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    On Monday, they moved into the Sakhour district, putting much of the northern part of the city's besieged rebel-held areas under government control. Government forces have retaken a third of rebel-held territory in Aleppo, forcing almost 10,000 civilians to flee as they pressed their offensive to retake Syria's second city.
  • Choosing Romney would be seen as betrayal, Trump aide warns

    Choosing Romney would be seen as betrayal, Trump aide warns

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    They pointed only to past charges of irregularities in voter registration. In a memorable speech from March, Romney said Trump was "playing the members of the American public for suckers". But the president-elect is also looking at other options, meeting Monday with retired Gen. David Petraeus and on Tuesday with Tennessee Sen. In an unusual public airing of internal machinations, Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway on Sunday warned that the president-elect's supporters would feel " ...
  • Paul Nuttall replaces Nigel Farage as Ukip leader

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    The election was the second in the space of a few Monday ths, following previous victor Diane James's decision to step down after just 18 days in the job. The new leader had previously claimed that Labour is too preoccupied with its "hobby horses of human rights, Palestine and climate change than the things that really matter to working people".
  • Who is Shilpa Shetty and what did she say about Animal Farm?

    Who is Shilpa Shetty and what did she say about Animal Farm?

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    Within minutes, the echo chamber we call Twitter was abuzz with comments on Shetty's gaffe under the hashtag #ShilpaShettyReviews . The actress was quoted by an English daily in which she said that reading the Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter will cultivate the imagination and creativity of the children to a large extent.
  • Suspect dead, 11 injured in US Ohio State University attack

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    The university's student newspaper, The Lantern , tweeted a photo from the scene with police cars, fire trucks and ambulances lining the street near the location where the active shooter was reported . Asked about Artan, the vice president of marketing and communications at Columbus State told ABC News in a statement, "Abdul Razak Ali Artan was enrolled at Columbus State Community College from autumn semester 2014 through summer semester 2016".
  • Aides of Philippines' Duterte attacked in ambush

    Aides of Philippines' Duterte attacked in ambush

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    The seven injured PSG personnel were part of a delegation of 50 persons who were visiting Lanao del Sur to organise Duterte's visit. " There was no firefight ". "We will assess the situation so we can give the best advise for the security of the President", Aquino said. This week, an improvised explosive device was found near the USA embassy in Manila .
  • Trump declares 'consequences' for flag burners

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    The communications director for Trump's transition team, Jason Miller, and CNN anchor Chris Cuomo quarreled Tuesday about flag burning being a constitutional right and the legality of it. Trump also raised serious First Amendment concerns with a tweet suggesting that those caught burning the American flag should be punished by a year in jail or loss of citizenship.
  • Rare hurricane 'Otto' bearing down on Nicaragua, Costa Rica

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    Total rainfall of 6 to 12 inches, with isolated amounts of 15 to 20 inches, can be expected across northern Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua through Thursday. There is also a likelihood of unsafe surf and rip current conditions over the next few days along the coasts of Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua, officials say.
  • In Thanksgiving pause, Trump calls for national healing

    In Thanksgiving pause, Trump calls for national healing

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    Haley is a "longstanding and true friend of Israel ", wrote Danon in a statement that went on to note the governor's "outspoken [fight] against the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement in her state and throughout the USA". "Frankly, I think that if you want someone who is going to go out and be a very tough negotiator for America and represent American interest in the way that Trump campaigned, I think that probably Rudy is a better pick and has the right temperament", he ...