Defense keys Northwestern turnaround in Holiday Bowl win over Utah

Northwestern forced six turnovers and came back from a 20-3 halftime deficit against Utah to secure its third straight bowl win.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Warriors takeaways: What we learned in 132-109 win over Suns

Here are three takeaways from the win, the Warriors' 17th in a row over the Suns (9-29): Bell emerges from the depths Jordan Bell's minutes this season have been inconsistent, much like his performance. Not so on Monday. Entering after starting center Kevon Looney picked up his third foul with 5:47 left in the half, Bell used the next 3:32 to submit his most scintillating stretch of the season: two points, two rebounds, two blocks and one assist -- with neither foul nor turnover.
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Peru’s chief prosecutor attempts to derail corruption probe

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru’s attorney general has dismissed a team investigating the far-reaching Odebrecht corruption scandal, setting off street protests in cities across the country. President Martin Vizcarra denounced the top prosecutor’s late Monday announcement, saying it undercuts Peru’s drive to purge corruption. Attorney General Pedro Chavarry abruptly removed investigators just weeks before they […]
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Trayveon Williams' record-setting night powers Texas A&M to Gator Bowl win

Trayveon Williams broke Texas A&M's single-season rushing mark as the Aggies rolled North Carolina State to cap Jimbo Fisher's first season.            [Author: Associated Press]
Tags: Texas, News, Associated Press, North Carolina State, Aggies, Jimbo Fisher, Trayveon Williams, Gator Bowl

Trump on Warren's presidential bid: 'I'd love to run against her'

President Donald Trump would “love to run against” Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who took the first major step toward launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency on Monday.            [Author: From staff and wire reports]
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Russia beats Canada 2-1 in world junior hockey

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Pavel Shen scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and Russia defeated Canada 2-1 Monday in the world junior hockey championship. With the win, Russia (4-0-0-0) claimed the top spot in Group A in the preliminary round. Canada (3-1-0-0) finished second in the group. Shen, a Boston Bruins prospect, […]
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US beats Finland 4-1 in world junior hockey

VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Northeastern’s Tyler Madden scored twice and Jason Robertson had a goal and an assist as the United States closed out the preliminary round of the world junior hockey championship Monday night with a 4-1 win over Finland. The Americans finished second in Group B behind unbeaten Sweden. The U.S. will […]
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Kim Jong-un offers to meet Trump for second summit, but warns US not to 'misjudge' his patience

Kim Jong-un on Tuesday renewed a pledge to denuclearise and said he was ready to meet Donald Trump, the US president, for a second time, but the North Korean leader warned Washington not to “misjudge” his patience and that he may reverse course if there was no sanctions relief.    He delivered his latest missive in a much-anticipated live New Year’s address, dressed in a dark Western suit and looking relaxed as he spoke from a plush leather chair in a stately office lined with books and family p...
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London's 2019 new year fireworks

An estimated 100,000 people gather by the banks of the Thames in London to join in the countdown to the new year.
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Petry, Danault lift Canadiens to 3-2 OT win against Stars

Jeff Petry scores 14 seconds into OT after Phillip Danault gets two goals in regulation as Canadiens rally for 3-2 OT win over Stars            [Author: AP]
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Trump Contradicts Himself On Border Wall In Tweets 11 Minutes Apart

Mexico's paying for it with trade savings. Dems should fund it with tax dollars. Fickle Trump gives Twitter whiplash.
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Today in History for January 1st

Highlights of Today in History: Fidel Castro seizes power in Cuba; Abraham Lincoln signs Emancipation Proclamation; Ellis Island opens; Hank Williams Senior dies. (Jan. 1)            [Author: AP]
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Lightning finish December unbeaten with 2-1 win at Anaheim

Brayden Point scored 35 seconds into overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning finished December unbeaten with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks            [Author: AP]
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Andy Cohen reveals he's having a baby boy on CNN New Year's Eve special

Andy Cohen told New Year's Eve co-host Anderson Cooper he's going to have a baby boy.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tokyo car attack: Driver hits New Year's revelers in city's Harajuku district

At least nine people were injured, one seriously, when a car deliberately plowed into crowds celebrating New Year's Eve in a central part of Tokyo, according to police.
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At least 75 dead after storm Usman hits Philippines

Scores of people have been killed after a powerful storm swept through the Philippines over the weekend.
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How to sort your life out in 2019: January life hacks

Top advice on how to achieve your goals, whether it's getting a new job or saving for a house.
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Saints re-sign Josh Robinson, waive tackle Cornelius Lucas

Robinson has appeared in 11 games this season for New Orleans but was released last week to accommodate the additions of tackles Derek Newton and Lucas. Robinson has played just 26 defensive snaps this year for New Orleans but has been one of the most utilized pieces on special teams for the team throughout the season. Lucas started at right tackle against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday with Terron Armstead and Jermon Bushrod both inactive for the Saints’ regular season finale.
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As Migrants Reach U.K. by Boat, Numbers Are Small but Worry Is Big

Britain’s government called the boat crossings by asylum seekers a “major incident” and headlines label it a “crisis,” but they are a small fraction of the immigration picture.
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As Migrants Cross English Channel, Numbers Are Small but Worry Is Big

Britain’s government called the boat crossings by asylum seekers a “major incident” and headlines label it a “crisis,” but they are a small fraction of the immigration picture.
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Space probe Osiris-Rex makes closest ever orbit of smallest ever object

Nasa sampling mission skims a mile above tiny asteroid Bennu where it will try to land and collect samplesThe Nasa spacecraft Osiris-Rex has gone into orbit around an ancient asteroid, setting a pair of records.Osiris-Rex spacecraft entered orbit on Monday around Bennu, 70m miles (110m kilometres) from Earth. It is the smallest celestial body ever to be orbited by a spacecraft, at just 500 metres across (1,600ft). Continue reading...
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Hammersmith stabbing: 39 people under investigation

Males and females aged 16-22 questioned and released after man in his 30s was seriously injured in west LondonThirty-nine people arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in west London have been released but remain under investigation .A man in his 30s was seriously injured in the incident on Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith, in the early hours of Monday morning. Continue reading...
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Times Square Revelers Brave the Drenching Rain to Welcome 2019

Poor weather didn't deter thousands from thronging the area to ring in the new yea
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‘Birth Tourism’ Is Legal in Canada. A Lawmaker Calls It Unscrupulous.

As more pregnant women arrive from overseas to give birth, critics say visitors are gaming the immigration system and debasing Canadian citizenship.
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Netanyahu says Israel is Arabs' 'ally' against Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Arab countries viewed Israel as an "indispensable ally" fighting Iran and the Islamic State group. The comments came as Israel has stepped up air strikes on Iranian positions in neighboring Syria, and as Israel digested an abrupt decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw US troops from Syria.
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Democrat Warren enters 2020 White House race

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren -- an outspoken critic of Wall Street and nemesis of Donald Trump -- entered the 2020 race for the White House on Monday. The 69-year-old progressive announced she was launching an exploratory committee for president, becoming the first major candidate in what is set to be an extraordinarily crowded Democratic primary, united by a singular focus on unseating the Republican Trump. "America's middle class is under attack," said a video message from Warren, who...
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Hello, 2019: Revelry and Reflection Mark the Transition to a New Year

2018 saw challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions
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Curry’s 34 points help Warriors scorch Suns, 132-109

PHOENIX (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 34 points and Kevin Durant added 25, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 132-109 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night. The Warriors beat the Suns for the 17th straight time, including eight in a row in Phoenix. Golden State was 14 for 28 on 3-pointers, with […]
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Williams runs wild, Texas A&M routs NC State 52-13 in Gator

Trayveon Williams ran for 236 yards and three touchdowns, smashing a 30-year-old school record and carrying No. 21 Texas A&M to a 52-13 victory against beat North Carolina State in the Gator Bowl            [Author: AP]
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China taking advantage of Taiwan's openness, warns Tsai

China's manipulation of Taiwan's democratic openness is the biggest threat to the island's security, President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday, as she called on Beijing to seek peaceful means to solve their differences. Relations between China and Taiwan have spent two years in the doldrums since the election of Tsai, who has refused to acknowledge Beijing's stance that the island is part of "one China". Tsai's comments came a day before Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to give a landmark speech ...
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