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Karan Higdon's 3 TDs lead MI over IN in OT

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He accounted for almost 74 percent of Michigan's rushing yards, so it's safe to say this was his breakout game of 2017 for the Wolverines . Michigan's defense was dominant once again, holding the Hoosiers to just 278 yards, including 80 on the ground. Read More »

US Supreme Court Keeps Microsoft Ireland Email Case Alive

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The DoJ has argued that it should have a right to access data stored overseas in order to protect against national security threats, while Microsoft viewed this approach as reaching too far and with ramifications for reciprocal rulings with other countries. Read More »

At least 30 people die in wildfires in Portugal and Spain

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However, more than 50 people have also been injured on the Portuguese side of the border while thousands of firefighters are battling the flames, which exploded across the north-eastern side of Portugal and parts of Spain over the weekend after a hot dry summer. Read More »

Rescued Canadian-American family leaves Pakistan

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The youngster, who was born in captivity with his three siblings, appeared to be happy as he played with his father on Saturday. "God-willing the healing process - physically and mentally can begin", Boyle said. Boyle provided a separate, handwritten statement then expressing disagreement with US foreign policy. The couple and their children were rescued in a dramatic operation orchestrated by the USA and Pakistani governments, officials said Thursday. Read More »

Iraq Accuses Kurds of 'Declaration of War' in Kirkuk

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Kurdistan Vice President Kosrat Rasul told Rudaw News the reinforcements were sent to Kirkuk late Thursday night in response to "threats" of attack from a combined force of Iraqi government soldiers and Iranian-backed militia, called Hashd al-Shaabi, reportedly massing on the Iraqi side of the border with Kurdistan. Read More »

New Austrian leader 'will be Europe's youngest head of government'

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Conservative Sebastian Kurz, 31, is set to take power and form an alliance with the far-right. That should translate to 62 of 183 seats, according to ORF. "Austria's central role in post-war European constriction founded on democracy and human rights must not be allowed to be sacrificed on the altar of political expediency and short-term populism which reminds us of far-darker times within living memory", he urged. Read More »

Rival Palestinian Groups Hamas, Fatah Reach Deal Over Control Of Gaza

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The Egyptian patrons of the reconciliation deal invited Palestinian factions for a national dialogue in Cairo on October 21, to discuss the remaining issues related to the decade long internal Palestinian division. Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the nationalist Jewish Home party, blasted the deal. "This reconciliation agreement concludes the conflict among our Palestinian brothers", Kalin said in a statement . Read More »

Potential "win-win" for NaVorro Bowman

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Though Bowman returned with an All-Pro campaign in 2015, an Achilles tear last season brought his 2016 to a premature conclusion and it is evident this year he is not the same player. "We had a conversation and, I don't know - they're doing what they want to do and, I don't know". Bowman's salary is guaranteed with an offset, meaning his next team can get a discount if they get the deal done for less than his base salary. Read More »

Prison break attempt leaves 2 employees dead, 10 hurt

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Several inmates tried to escape after the fire was put out. Three prison employees remain in critical condition, while seven were treated and released. Three nearby schools were placed on lockdown - Northside Elementary School, Elizabeth City Middle School and Pasquotank County High School. The school system said on Facebook - at the time of the lockdowns - that students on buses who had not made it home were taken back to the schools because of the potential for inmates being in the ... Read More »

Indian forces martyr 3 civilians in occupied Kashmir

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Two terrorists - Waseem Shah and Nisar Ahmed Mir - have been killed and the security forces have recovered an AK-47 and an AK-56 along with 6 Avtomat Kalashnikova or AK magazines. A resident of Shopian, he was on the army most wanted list of 12 militants. He had joined ranks in March 2014. His associate Nisar had joined terrorists ranks this year. Read More »

Indian Army firing kills 2, Including a girl along LoC

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The incident took place in Nikial sector on the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border dividing Kashmir between nuclear-armed neighbours Pakistan and India . The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said on October 4 that during the past two weeks, Indian forces have increasingly targeted civilian areas on the Pakistani side in the disputed Kashmir, resulting in the deaths of 13 civilians. Read More »

US, Israel quit UNESCO

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Since then, the US has maintained a presence at UNESCO and lobbied behind the scenes. The decision recognized Palestine as an actual sovereign country, something unacceptable to the United States and Israel . Currently, the United States owes over 500 million USA dollars to the organization. He called the US decision "a turning point for UNESCO , adding that the organization's "absurd and shameful resolutions against Israel" have consequences". Read More »

Some Democrats who opposed Iran nuke deal now want it upheld

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It is expected that Trump will make the decision concerning the United States withdrawal from the agreement by the end of this week. There was always the chance he could still have a last-minute change of heart and certify Iran's compliance with the 2015 accord, which he has called an "embarrassment" and the "worst deal ever negotiated". Read More »

Radamel Falcao Clarifies His On-Field Whispering Against Peru

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RADAMEL FALCAO has admitted that he knew the score in the other matches as Colombia and Peru played out a World Cup qualifying draw. With Chile and Paraguay (who both lost their final games) also in contention for at least a play-off place, a draw between Colombia and Peru would have suited both teams , given that the play-off opponents are the unheralded New Zealand. Read More »

Britain Could Join NAFTA If Brexit Deal Fails

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In comments made at the White House with Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada , ahead of the start of fourth round of talks, Trump warned it was "possible" that the United States would drop out of the 1994 deal. But US business groups have expressed grave concern over Trump's threat to pull out. "Nafta has benefited millions of people and can benefit millions more", Trudeau said, although he added that Nafta could use a "much-needed upgrade". Read More »

NY police reopens 2004 Weinstein assault case

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Last week, the The New York Times published an exposeé on Weinstein which included allegations of sexual harassment from multiple women, including actress Ashley Judd. "We women knew men were gross since our sixth grade gym teacher said "good job" at the end of class and rubbed our shoulders that were somehow on the front of our bodies", she explained. Read More »

Turkey, US discuss visa crisis in phone talks: state media

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A first version of the Turkish statement that was posted on the embassy's Twitter account yesterday afternoon had said the measure would apply "to visas in passports". Relations between Turkey and the USA have been tense over disagreements on Syrian Kurdish militants, which the US backs in the war against the Islamic State group. Read More »