• No Holiday Bowl for NIU as Minnesota football players end boycott
No Holiday Bowl for NIU as Minnesota football players end boycott

The players recommended for expulsion are defensive backs KiAnte Hardin, Ray Buford and Dior Johnson; defensive lineman Tamarion Johnson and running back Carlton Djam, Hutton said. A woman told police she was assaulted by several men while drunk at an off-campus apartment. Some of the players were reportedly accused of sexually assaulting a wom...

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  • Trump Backs Ronna Romney McDaniel For RNC Chair
Trump Backs Ronna Romney McDaniel For RNC Chair

McDaniel, the niece of 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, has supported Trump loyally since he secured her party's nomination. The incoming RNC chair is Mitt Romney's niece, the daughter of the former MA governor's older brother Scott. "I think she can help us hold a lot of these Rust Belt Democrats wh...

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  • President Barack Obama Signs Law Banning Ticket-Buying Bots
President Barack Obama Signs Law Banning Ticket-Buying Bots

Ticket bot software allows scalpers to buy up large quantities of event tickets quickly before average consumers can purchase them. Ticket sales websites including Ticketmaster and Ticketfly try to limit the number of tickets that can be purchased by a single user to ensure fair access to events, though sophisticated bots can override these limit...

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  • Bitter cold temperatures hit Charlotte, freezing rain possible for Saturday
Bitter cold temperatures hit Charlotte, freezing rain possible for Saturday

Northwest winds of 5-15 miles per hour, with an occasional morning gust to 25 miles per hour, weaken and shift to out of the southwest after lunchtime. Highs will reach the mid to upper 40s. Plus, a northwesterly flow will usher in much colder air. This high will be moving toward the coast and offshore by Friday night, shifting winds to the south...

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  • New York state to relocate New York City deer upstate
New York state to relocate New York City deer upstate

It got weirder. City and State officials gave differing accounts of their conversations after the capture of the deer, leaving the public to choose between two possibilities: Either Team Cuomo was gaslighting City Hall, telling them in private to kill the deer, then calling them bloody-minded killers in public when they prepared to follow through; ...

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  • Trump names retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg to National Security Council
Trump names retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg to National Security Council

President-elect Donald Trump has filled two key positions on his National Security Council, his transition team confirmed Thursday. Crowley worked for former President Ronald Reagan from 1990 until 1994 and later wrote several books about him.

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  • Snow Alert: Possibility for Flurries Overnight Wednesday in Northern Virginia
Snow Alert: Possibility for Flurries Overnight Wednesday in Northern Virginia

Overnight winds look to be under 5 miles per hour. Temperatures will warm and rain could wash away the snow on the ground by Saturday , according to the Weather Service. Saturday will start relatively mild with just a chance for some morning rain. Snow may be mixed with freezing rain and sleet, the weather service said, and new snow and sle...

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  • Attorney General: Hate crimes are stain on America's
Attorney General: Hate crimes are stain on America's "soul"

According to the Justice Department's "Confronting Discrimination in the Post-9/11 Era" report , "In the first six years after 9/11, the Department investigated more than 800 incidents involving violence, threats, vandalism, and arson against persons perceived to be Muslim or of Arab, Middle Eastern, or South Asian origin".

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  • 1st US offshore wind farm opens off Rhode Island's coast
1st US offshore wind farm opens off Rhode Island's coast

The nation's first offshore wind farm is officially connected to the electric grid, Deepwater Wind announced today. Europe offshore wind energy market is expected to dominate the global industry. More than 300 local workers helped develop, build and commission the historic project. Olsen Windcarrier, LM Windpower and LS Cable, Montco Offshore, ...

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  • Dylann Roof's confession and journal detail racist beliefs
Dylann Roof's confession and journal detail racist beliefs

Jurors in the federal murder trial of accused Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof watched a two-hour videotaped confession during arguments Friday in which the suspect describes his motivation for the assault. Roof revealed to them a deep belief that African-Americas were unsafe. He said he was upset by the actions not only of black people in...

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  • Lawyers for man charged in church shooting ask for mistrial
Lawyers for man charged in church shooting ask for mistrial

A state investigator who responded to the church testified that she found a chaotic scene with Bibles, victims and bullets everywhere. Bullet casings and gun magazines were strewn around the scene. Forty-five minutes into the interview, an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent made a decision to tell him nine people died in the June 17, 2015, shoot...

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  • Rams fire coach Jeff Fisher after 42-14 loss to Falcons
Rams fire coach Jeff Fisher after 42-14 loss to Falcons

The Rams fired Fisher one day after the team endured its fourth straight loss and eighth setback in the past nine games. The story never seemed to die down as a "he said, he said" battle was waged through the press - especially after Dickerson said he would no longer attend games while Fisher was head coach in Los Angeles .

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  • Fire at Boyne Highlands Resort ski lodge; 12 go to hospital
Fire at Boyne Highlands Resort ski lodge; 12 go to hospital

David Chauvette, 23, suffered smoke inhalation early Sunday morning while trapped in the burning main hotel building in Harbor Springs, friends told MLive and The Grand Rapids Press. "Our primary concern right now is for those impacted by the fire, and for their health and wellbeing", said Mike Chumbler, president/general manager of Boyne Highlands...

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  • Snow & Freezing Rain For Some Areas
Snow & Freezing Rain For Some Areas

SUNDAY: A slight chance of snow. A winter weather advisory is in effect for northern portions of central in until early Monday morning. Therefore, secondary untreated roads may continue to be slippery even after the transition to rain and possibly lurking during the entire commute.

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  • Michelle Obama Will Not Run For President
Michelle Obama Will Not Run For President

In mere weeks, Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will bid farewell to the White House and return to living their private lives. In the photo, the president, first lady, and first daughters are shown with their arms around each other and huge grins on their faces.

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  • Iran seals deal with Boeing to buy 80 planes worth $16.6B
Iran seals deal with Boeing to buy 80 planes worth $16.6B

Iran Air's deal for 80 jetliners is the biggest agreement Iran has struck with an American company since the 1979 revolution and U.S. Embassy takeover. The U.S. and other world powers agreed previous year to lift crippling sanctions on Iran in exchange for it curbing its nuclear activities. "We hope that despite changes in the United States admin...

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  • Canada doesn't deserve a black woman on its money
Canada doesn't deserve a black woman on its money

The announcement follows moves in other countries to correct a gender imbalance, with the U.S. Treasury choosing abolitionist Harriet Tubman for a $20 bill and the Bank of England choosing 19th-century novelist Jane Austen. The Bank of Canada says her court case was the first known legal challenge against racial segregation brought forth by a blac...

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  • Remembering Veterans with Wreaths at Kentucky Veterans Cemeteries
Remembering Veterans with Wreaths at Kentucky Veterans Cemeteries

The event is coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery as well as more than 1,100 locations across the United States and overseas. The organization's mission is to remember the fallen USA veterans, honor those who served and teach children about the value of freedom, Caron said.

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  • Carrier job deal hurts competing companies
Carrier job deal hurts competing companies

Carrier parent company United Technologies in among the companies leaving Indiana. Trump tweeted that Jones "has done a awful job representing workers" following comments from Jones this week that Trump had lied to workers and put on a "dog-and-pony show" at the Carrier factory last week by taking credit for keeping 1,100 jobs from being outsou...

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  • Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson At Odds Over Comments
Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson At Odds Over Comments

In addition to that, this week Jackson also talked about how "Carmelo a lot of times, wants to hold the ball longer than (the Knicks want)". If he don't, cool. He can play that role that Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant played. They tried to double him once, and he just threw it right, I think, to? "I don't know when the comments were made or the gis...

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