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3 things we learned from win over Nebraska

3 things we learned from win over Nebraska

A strong second half performance helped Nebraska push OR to the limit in what turned out to be a 42-35 loss on Saturday afternoon. We kept playing and we had a shot. Life was seen not only in the crowd, but on the sideline as well. "Matt's a great player and he did a great job for his first time out there", Farmer said. Read More

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Firefighters save historic Multnomah Falls Lodge from Eagle Creek Wildfire

Firefighters save historic Multnomah Falls Lodge from Eagle Creek Wildfire

Helens. A wildfire burning outside the east boundary of the park has scorched more than 29 square miles (75 square kilometers). As of this morning, the active fire had destroyed 33,382 acres, officials said. The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality continues to keep southern Idaho from Ketchum to Twin Falls and Burley in an Air Quality Alert. Firefighters will also be looking on the eastern side of the fire in Hood River County for natural barriers like roads and trails to create a ... Read More

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US House passes bill for self-driving cars

US House passes bill for self-driving cars

That cap would rise to 100,000 per company per year in three years' time. The House will vote on the bill under fast-track rules that allow no amendments. As a result, this is just another step towards autonomous vehicle legislation, but it's one that's in the right direction. The new parameters from the Trump Administration are expected to be a bit more lax than the initial ones set forth by the Obama Administration in 2016. Read More

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Pope Francis Starts Five Day Trip to Colombia

Pope Francis Starts Five Day Trip to Colombia

Pope Francis has arrived in Columbia on Thursday on a five-day visit. At the airport, he was welcomed by President Juan Manuel Santos . Clara Rojas, now a congresswoman, did not see her son again until 2008 when he was 3. Francis tried unsuccessfully to mediate between Santos and the lead opponent of the accord, conservative leader Alvaro Uribe. Meanwhile, the nation's top drug fugitive, the target of a $5 million manhunt by US authorities, appealed to the Pope to pray that he and his ... Read More

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Mumbai blasts case: Why death penalty for Tahir Merchant?

Mumbai blasts case: Why death penalty for Tahir Merchant?

A special TADA court had in June convicted six persons, including mastermind Mustafa Dossa and Salem, in the serial blasts case, 24 years after the attacks left 257 people dead in the country's financial capital. At least 257 people were killed and more than 700 others injured after a series of blasts rocked different localities of Mumbai in 1993. The manner in which Indian government has done a commendable job in bringing Abu Salem to India from Portugal , we expected that he will be ... Read More

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Tripura BJP core committee reached Delhi to review poll strategy with Shah

Tripura BJP core committee reached Delhi to review poll strategy with Shah

But, let me tell you they (political rivals) have grown old whereas the BJP has young leadership", Shah said. Bhubaneswar (Odisha), September 6: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday began his three-day visit to Odisha to persuade the party workers and leaders to help achieve the party's goal of securing 120 out of 147 seats in the 2019 Assembly poll. Read More

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House to vote on almost $8B in Hurricane Harvey relief

House to vote on almost $8B in Hurricane Harvey relief

He denounced the legislation as "the latest example of Washington using hardship to achieve political ends", though reportedly he and the GOP now plan to tie the debt ceiling to hurricane legislation. Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House minority whip, said he was waiting to see the Senate act before backing anything. Lawmakers are also looking at adding a stopgap spending measure to keep the government open after September 30 to a hurricane-debt limit combination bill, the two people said, but ... Read More

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Gasoline Prices Stabilizing as Some Refineries Get Back Up to Speed

Gasoline Prices Stabilizing as Some Refineries Get Back Up to Speed

Price in Montana averaged $2.55 per gallon Monday, up about 9 cents over the week. Sacramento's current average price of gasoline is up about 15 cents from a month ago and about 45 cents from this time past year. Hurricane Harvey's aftermath are still being felt. GasBuddy's senior petroleum analyst Patrick DeHaan said Friday that he thought the availability tracker had "solid data", but Tuesday said "we have heard some complaints from users about possible abuse". Read More

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LANE | Justin Thomas Adds Another Win to his Career Season

LANE | Justin Thomas Adds Another Win to his Career Season

Spieth entered the day 2 back and was locked in, putting his approach at No. 1 to 17 inches and getting inside 9 feet from 219 yards out to eagle the par-5 second. It's not. It's an outlier. 13 and 15 to take a two-stroke lead and sealing the victory with a clutch par save at the 16 hole. With two playoff events still to play, Thomas has left an indelible print on the 2016-17 season and has just one more mountain left to climb. Read More

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Editor of Indian newspaper shot dead outside her home

Editor of Indian newspaper shot dead outside her home

Suneel Kumar, told reporters. Police have managed to secure the CCTV footage from the residence of 55-year-old journalist, Gauri Lankesh , who was shot dead on Tuesday at around 7:30 PM. He said the Prime Minister could not react on everything. "Her killing is an ominous portent for dissent in democracy and brutal assault on freedom of the press", the Guild said. Read More

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Michigan Moves Up, Florida Schools Down in AP Top 25, Coaches Poll

Michigan Moves Up, Florida Schools Down in AP Top 25, Coaches Poll

MI is ranked No. 8 in each poll, up three spots from last week in the AP Poll and up one spot from last week in the Coaches Poll . MI dominated Florida, Virginia Tech picked up a good win and Texas fell at home to Maryland . The reigning national champs started No. 5 preseason in both the Associated Press and Coaches top-25s. Texas, which started the season No. 23, not only fell out of the rankings after getting beaten at home by Maryland but the Longhorns did not receive a ... Read More

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Georgia Tech opener draws huge overnight rating on ESPN

Georgia Tech opener draws huge overnight rating on ESPN

Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. and the game will be televised by the SEC Network. Tennessee came back and defeated Georgia Tech in a double-overtime thriller Labor Day night in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 42-41. Jones said. "He sparked us". While Bituli knew he was going to be starting, Bain wasn't even sure if he'd see the field against the Yellow Jackets. Read More

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Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea

Vladimir Putin calls for talks with North Korea

But he called for dialogue and warned against other actions that could escalate the crisis. Regarding Putin's bride comment, if Russian Federation truly did influence the USA election - and it's looking increasingly likely this is the case - then it's true Trump is not his bride - he's his....um...another word...we can't print here. Read More

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United Nations watchdog: North Korean nuclear programme a grave concern

United Nations watchdog: North Korean nuclear programme a grave concern

On Friday, ahead of BRICS, Russian President Vladimir Putin described US tactics on North Korea as "misguided and futile", and said there must be dialogue between the US, South Korea and North Korea with no preconditions. China has resisted doing anything that would lead to the collapse of Kim's regime, in part to avoid destabilising its economy and seeing the USA military gain influence in a unified Korea. Read More

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Japan military seeks record budget after NK missile

Japan military seeks record budget after NK missile

Diplomats say veto-wielding council members China and Russian Federation typically only view a test of a long-range missile or a nuclear weapon as a trigger for further possible United Nations sanctions. "It is absolutely unacceptable if North Korea did force another nuclear test, and we must protest strongly", Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said. He also said the country will continue to watch "US demeanours" before it decides on future actions. Read More

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Who are the Rohingya Muslims? The stateless minority fleeing violence in Burma

Who are the Rohingya Muslims? The stateless minority fleeing violence in Burma

These two women, generations apart but both custodians of a Nobel prize, are heavyweights in that they have a global voice that tends to be listened to. Pakistan has called for an end to the "systematic" and "organised" violence against Muslim minority residents of the Rakhine in Myanmar . Rakhine has been a crucible of religious violence since 2012, when riots erupted. Read More

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Success for India as BRICS names Pakistani terror groups

Success for India as BRICS names Pakistani terror groups

Earlier on Monday, China had also mentioned the meeting between the two leaders but didn't mention if the Doklam standoff will be discussed. Concluding the bilateral talks between Modi and Xi, the Chinese president said , "China is willing to work with India on the basis of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence to improve political mutual trust, promote mutually beneficial cooperation and push Sino-Indian ties along a right track". Read More

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Kenya's Supreme Court rules presidential election invalid, new polls to be held

Kenya's Supreme Court rules presidential election invalid, new polls to be held

The Jubilee Party has attacked the Supreme Court since it declared the presidential election null and void due to illegalities committed by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in the August 8 polls. Many Kenyan observers have already expressed some concern about how people will react to this ruling because of the violence that the country has experienced in the past over disputed elections. Read More

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel defends refugee policy, says Islam belongs to Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defends refugee policy, says Islam belongs to Germany

But the Chancellor was "outfoxed" by Schulz last night, and "bounced" into getting off the fence and promising she would speak to her European Union colleagues to agree to end Turkey's accession talks, says Reuters . The moment was all the more dramatic because by being the first to pledge ending accession talks, Mr Schulz broke with an SPD tradition in which the party has always been more positive about Ankara's European Union bid than Ms Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats. Read More

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Frankfurt starts defusing massive WWII bomb after evacuating 60000

Frankfurt starts defusing massive WWII bomb after evacuating 60000

A police vehicle next to a blue tent covering a British World War II bomb in Frankfurt . The bomb , which was dropped by the British during Allied bombing campaigns, is an aerial mine HC 4000, weighing 1.4 tonnes, reports Efe news. On Saturday, 21,000 people were also evacuated in Koblenz , and earlier this week the deactivation of another device in Berlin forced the closure of Tegel airport for several hours. Read More

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Britain says it can not be blackmailed by European Union over exit bill

Britain says it can not be blackmailed by European Union over exit bill

The EU's Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier warned on Thursday that Britain's approach to Brexit was "nostalgic" and "unrealistic", his strongest criticism of London's stance at the talks so far. Davis said the story was "nonsense. completely wrong" and that the United Kingdom position was not yet settled. "It takes the laws that are there now and puts them in place the day after we leave". Read More

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