• Georgia Tech opener draws huge overnight rating on ESPN
Georgia Tech opener draws huge overnight rating on ESPN

ESPN's broadcast of Georgia Tech's heartbreaking 42-41, double-overtime defeat drew a 3.3 overnight rating nationwide. Johnson wasn't second-guessing his decision after the game. Although Tennessee won the game, I hope Vols fans do not fall into the same 2015 and 2016 trap, bailing out a poorly coached game by Butch Jones excusing it because t...

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  • Smoke seen billowing from Russian Federation consulate Trump ordered closed
Smoke seen billowing from Russian Federation consulate Trump ordered closed

He reportedly plans to propose Russia's cooperation in supporting tougher United Nations sanctions against North Korea , including an oil embargo. In response to the latest tests, the South Korean Navy announced Tuesday it conducted live-fire drills off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula to check its "immediate operational readiness" after...

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  • China seeks to put relations with India on 'right track': Xi
China seeks to put relations with India on 'right track': Xi

While the acronym BRICS consists of the first letters of its member-countries, in the video , Bentley concluded that "B" is for Brazil but also for Banking; "R" stands for Russian Federation but also Railways; "I" for India as well as Integrated market; "C" for China and also Culture; and "S" represents South Africa and also South-South cooper...

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  • Sports Digest: Froome extends lead at Spanish Vuelta
Sports Digest: Froome extends lead at Spanish Vuelta

Froome, who is bidding to become only the third rider to win La Vuelta and the Tour de France in the same year, crossed the line 31 seconds down on the Polish rider after the 175km stage. Russia's Ilnur Zakarin moved up to third overall by finishing second behind Lopez, 36 seconds off the pace, with Wilco Kelderman third on the 129.4km ride from ...

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  • South Korea's Moon orders maximum retaliatory measures over North Korea
South Korea's Moon orders maximum retaliatory measures over North Korea

South Korea's weather agency says an apparent nuclear test by North Korea appears to have been several times stronger than its previous test. Sky News' Asia Correspondent, Katie Stallard, said: "The significant point to take out of all of this is in terms of what response we see from the United States".

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  • North Korea may have conducted 6th nuclear test, news agency reports
North Korea may have conducted 6th nuclear test, news agency reports

Russian President Vladimir Putin has weighed into the North Korea crisis, warning the United States and others against going down a "dead-end road" and calling for talks to resolve the issue. The Korea Meteorological Administration estimated Sunday that the nuclear blast yield of the presumed test was between 50 to 60 kilotons, or five to six tim...

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  • Will the world remain silent on massacres and ethnic cleansing in Burma?
Will the world remain silent on massacres and ethnic cleansing in Burma?

Indonesia has the world's largest population of Muslims and there have been a number of anti-Myanmar protests in Jakarta and the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur over the treatment of Buddhist-majority Myanmar's roughly 1. Much of Bangladesh is already trying to cope with the humanitarian disaster that is monsoon generated, and the refugees fro...

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  • US bombers drill over Korean peninsula
US bombers drill over Korean peninsula

The U.S. and South Korean militaries conducted live-fire bombing exercises in South Korea on Thursday, an act later called "rash" by North Korea's state-run news agency. In July, the US and South Korean militaries also fired missiles into South Korean waters. The 15-member U.N. Security Council on Tuesday condemned the firing of the missile ove...

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  • Kenyatta threatens to 'fix' judicial system after presidential election rerun ruling
Kenyatta threatens to 'fix' judicial system after presidential election rerun ruling

Raila Odinga , Mr Kenyatta's opponent, said the commission was "rotten" and demanded resignations and prosecutions. His opponent, President Uhuru Kenyatta , won an election that global observers had praised as orderly and fair; Odinga's refusal to accept defeat seemed graceless and, given Kenya's history of political violence, dangerous.

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  • Will Kenya's Court Ruling On Poll Results Set Precedent in Region?
Will Kenya's Court Ruling On Poll Results Set Precedent in Region?

Odinga has called for the election commission to resign and for some officials to face criminal prosecution. Kenya's opposition coalition has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to respect the rule of law and respect the judiciary. The judges ordered that new elections must take place within 60 days. The authorities in charge of the elections must o...

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  • After Crushing ISIS in Central Syria, Army Moves to Deir Ezzor City
After Crushing ISIS in Central Syria, Army Moves to Deir Ezzor City

Syrian troops backed by ally Russian Federation have been advancing towards Deir Ezzor city on several fronts for weeks, and overnight they reached the Brigade 137 base on its western edge, a monitor said. The siege tightened further earlier this year, when IS advanced and cut the government-held parts of the city in two, with a southern section ...

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  • If the August polls were shambolic, resign - Uhuru to NASA leaders
If the August polls were shambolic, resign - Uhuru to NASA leaders

The country's electoral commission had already declared incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta the victor of last month's election, with 54.3 percent of the vote in a contest were almost 80 percent of Kenya's 19 million registered voters were said to have cast ballots.

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  • Angela Merkel wants to discuss the actions of the DPRK
Angela Merkel wants to discuss the actions of the DPRK

In a sharp escalation of an already intensifying diplomatic crisis between two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies with longstanding historical links, Merkel said: "It is clear that Turkey should not become a member of the European Union".

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  • Merkel forced to defend her response to refugee crisis in TV debate
Merkel forced to defend her response to refugee crisis in TV debate

German opposition leaders are complaining that Chancellor Angela Merkel and challenger Martin Schulz left key issues unmentioned in their single televised debate ahead of the September 24 election. During their 90-minute debate, four seasoned TV presenters tossed wide-ranging questions to the two top politicians, ranging from Germany's migratio...

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  • Frankfurt evacuates 60000 residents ahead of effort to dispose of old bomb
Frankfurt evacuates 60000 residents ahead of effort to dispose of old bomb

About 21,000 people have been ordered to leave their homes and workplaces in the western city of Koblenz as a precaution before specialists attempt to defuse the 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) United States bomb on Saturday afternoon. About half the 2.7 million tonnes of bombs dropped by Allied powers during World War Two landed on German soil....

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  • Utah nurse arrested for refusing to give patient's blood
Utah nurse arrested for refusing to give patient's blood

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski called the incident "completely unacceptable" and extended an apology to Wubbels for her ordeal. Wubbles told Payne that a patient's consent is required to take a blood sample or otherwise need a police warrant.

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  • These Awesome Nonprofits Are Helping Pets Affected By Hurricane Harvey
These Awesome Nonprofits Are Helping Pets Affected By Hurricane Harvey

We are also collecting donations of pet food and supplies for the animals at the BARC animal shelter that we will deliver upon arrival. The ASPCA's search-and-rescue, sheltering and relocation teams are also actively engaging several municipalities in both Texas and Louisiana to deploy much-needed responders to Harvey-impacted areas.

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  • Were Analysts Bullish Staffline Group Plc (LON:STAF) This Week?
Were Analysts Bullish Staffline Group Plc (LON:STAF) This Week?

Shore Capital maintained the stock with "House Stock" rating in Thursday, June 29 report. Deutsche Bank maintained Workspace Group plc (LON:WKP) on Monday, December 7 with "Buy" rating. Panagora Asset Management Incorporated has 16,576 shares. Moreover, Kiltearn Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership has 10.34% invested in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C).

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  • Hurricane Irma 2017 strengthens back to a Category 3 storm
Hurricane Irma 2017 strengthens back to a Category 3 storm

Maximum-sustained winds were 110 miles-per-hour in the most recent reading, according to the hurricane center, a slight weakening but still the upper bounds of a Category 2 storm. Kitts and Nevis. Stormteam 5 meteorologist Mike Wankum said once we are in a five-day window (Thursday), a concrete trajectory can be made. Beyond day five, a credibl...

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  • Body discovered in Wayne County believed to be missing Temple University student
Body discovered in Wayne County believed to be missing Temple University student

In his statement to police, Hupperterz "admitted to elements of the crime", Philadelphia Police said during the press conference. The 29-year-old man police are questioning is from Lackawanna County and takes classes at Temple, a police source said.

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  • BRICS Must Uphold Value of Diplomacy to Resolve
BRICS Must Uphold Value of Diplomacy to Resolve "Hotspot Issues": Xi Jinping

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha will be in China tomorrow to attend the BRICS meeting in Xiamen , Fujian province, which kicked off today (Sunday) and last until Tuesday. Earlier, Luo made a statement to the Chinese media expressing his "hope that China and India could open up a new chapter in the development of bilateral relations taking the ...

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  • USGS detects 6.3-magnitude 'explosion' in North Korea
USGS detects 6.3-magnitude 'explosion' in North Korea

The seismic data resembled that of a 6.3 magnitude quake, suggesting that North Korea tested a nuclear device with an explosive yield of at least 100 kilotons, much larger than any of the North's previous tests. Mr Trump also noted that he looks forward to continued trilateral co-ordination on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly....

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  • The Pentagon Comes Clean About Thousands Of US Troops In Afghanistan
The Pentagon Comes Clean About Thousands Of US Troops In Afghanistan

In response to a question about the 3,900 troops that are authorized to deploy in Afghanistan, he said: "The US secretary has not made that decision", and could not comment . Reuters reports that previously disclosed troop numbers omitted temporary forces that were brought in to circumvent limits imposed by former president Barack Obama.

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  • Florida Supreme Court sides with governor in squabble over death cases
Florida Supreme Court sides with governor in squabble over death cases

The power struggle between Scott and Ayala began in March when she said she wouldn't consider seeking the death penalty in any homicide case. Loyd is accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and Orlando police Lieutenant Debra Clayton , who tried to arrest him.

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  • Florida State CB preparing to defend Tide receivers
Florida State CB preparing to defend Tide receivers

Tuskegee head coach Willie Slater leads his team against Alabama State University. Whoever does get the gig won't have No. 1 receiver Antonio Callaway and fellow starting pass-catcher James Robinson to target in Florida's Week 1 game against MI after both were suspended one game by head coach Jim McElwain for marijuana possession.

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