Rugby World Cup 2019: New Zealand name Jordie Barrett at fly-half for first time as Brodie Retallick returns

Utility back Jordie Barrett will make his first appearance at fly-half for the All Blacks against Namibia in their Pool B clash in Tokyo on Sunday, while Brodie Retallick has returned from injury earlier than expected. Coach Steve Hansen chose just two specialist fly-halves in his World Cup squad in Richie Mo'unga and Beauden Barrett, who has been playing full-back in a dual playmaker game plan with Mo'unga wearing the No 10 jersey. Hansen said prior to the tournament there was a likel...
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Jury convicts man in killing of Chicago boy lured into alley

Prosecutors contended that Dwright Boone-Doty and fellow gang member Corey Morgan planned the November 2015 killing of Tyshawn Lee before Boone-Doty took a gun Morgan gave him and shot the boy. The Cook County jury that found Boone-Doty guilty deliberated for a little more than two hours after a long day of closing arguments. A separate jury will decide Morgan’s fate, and the judge ordered those jurors sequestered for the night after they didn’t reach a verdict.
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AOC tells Donald Trump it's better to be a 'wack job' than a 'criminal who betrays our country' in Twitter spat

President Donald Trump tweeted eight times during one hour on Thursday night, targeting major Democratic politicians and the media.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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U.S. Diplomats Sought Ukraine Probe of Biden: Impeachment Update

(Bloomberg) -- The House impeachment inquiry heard from its first formal witness behind closed doors Thursday as part of the probe into President Donald Trump’s interactions with Ukraine’s president.Here are the latest developments:U.S. Diplomats Coaxed Ukraine on Biden (11:40 p.m.)Two American diplomats tried to arrange a proposed agreement under which Ukraine’s leader would promise to investigate widely discredited allegations of wrongdoing by Joe Biden’s son and interference in the 2016 elect...
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PETA slams Justin Bieber's new exotic cats Sushi and Tuna: 'Baby, baby, baby, nooooooo'

Justin Bieber's new pets have PETA peeved. The group says he's "proving that when it comes to helping animals, his stance so far is 'I don’t care.' "         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Activists, formerly incarcerated: Dems need to show real commitment on justice reform

'We are formerly incarcerated. But we are citizens. We vote. And, we are influencers': Reader views         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Panarin, Trouba provide Rangers with some early bang for their buck

Artemi Panarin celebrates his first goal with the New York Rangers alongside Mika Zibanejad, Jacob Trouba and Pavel Buchnevich during the second period against the Winnipeg Jets at Madison Square Garden on October 03, 2019 in New York City. Artemi Panarin and Jacob Trouba each scored in their first game with their new team — while combining for five points — and the New York Rangers overcame an ugly defensive night to beat the Winnipeg Jets 6-4 in a wild season-opener on Thursday at Madison Squa...
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Russell Wilson's brilliant night, Greg Zuerlein's errant leg lead Seahawks to thriller over Rams

Behind brilliant play from Russell Wilson and a revamped defense, the Seahawks look like contenders.
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Rapes and Killings of Children Haunt a Corner of Pakistan

Child sexual abuse cases keep surfacing in one eastern district, each more shocking. The police say a man has confessed to four recent killings.
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Clay Matthews hit with weak roughing call late against Seahawks, setting up their comeback win

After reaching the Rams' 40 yard line, Wilson ran a play action pass on first down. The pocket quickly collapsed on him, however, and sent him scrambling to the outside. Unable to find a target, Wilson went to simply throw the ball away.
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Lodi Police Arrest 17-Year-Old For Shooting On Railroad Avenue

LODI (CBS13) — A 17-year-old male was arrested Thursday after reports of a shooting in Lodi. Lodi Police said they received reports of a shooting in the 400 block of Railroad Avenue. No one was hurt in the shooting and detectives identified the 17-year-old boy as a suspect. READ: Folsom Woman’s Security Cameras Catch Naked Stranger Using Hot Tub In Her Backyard Detectives stopped the suspect on Lower Sacramento Road and reportedly found a loaded handgun inside his vehicle. Officers also served a...
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White House prepares formal objection to impeachment probe

The White House is preparing to formally object to Democrats' impeachment inquiry as soon as Friday, saying it won't cooperate with the probe because it was initiated without a vote of the House. The White House Counsel's Office was preparing to send a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi objecting to the form of the impeachment investigation, a person familiar with the matter said late Thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the letter before its dissemination. Pelos...
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October Accelerator All Access— Reduced Carbon Footprints, Curated Clothing Rentals, 3D Learning…

October Accelerator All Access— Reduced Carbon Footprints, Curated Clothing Rentals, 3D Learning Platforms & More Capital Factory’s VIP Accelerator accepts new tech startups from across industries every month. Once accepted, we help these startups meet their first investors, employees and customers with the support of our Investor Relations and VIP teams as well as our exclusive Mentor network of the top entrepreneurs and investors in Texas. Take a look at the most recent group of companies t...
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Rick Perry To Resign As Energy Secretary: Reports

The former Texas governor will leave Trump's Cabinet in November.
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Mark Zuckerberg Holds Livestreamed Q&A With Facebook After Leaked Remarks

The Facebook CEO spoke of his candid comments about Sen. Elizabeth Warren and demands by William Barr on encryption.
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Patrick Mahomes has a great reason for staring down an official during his run against the Lions

Patrick Mahomes led the Kansas City Chiefs past the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon at Ford Field, thanks largely to a game-winning drive he orchestrated in the final minute to put them on top 34-30. There was one big move of his, though, that left fans extremely puzzled early. Late in the first quarter, Mahomes broke out for a big 25-yard run on a third down, keeping their drive alive.
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Teachers Pool Cash Together To Replace Bike Stolen From Student

MODESTO (CBS13) — It was a terrifying Tuesday for a student in Modesto when a man stole his bike while he ran into the office for help. The high school rallied around him and the generosity will now benefit other students. Sixteen-year-old Isaah Barrios is a special education student at Grace Davis High School in Modesto. “He’s in my second-period class, my beginning theater class,” said Drama Teacher Lindsay Bryan. Barrios’ bike is his only transportation to and from school. “On Tuesday, he had...
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Why Dolphins' 1st-round pick via Steelers is critical to quick rebuild

Yes, you read that correctly. Of course the most important piece to the Miami Dolphins' master plan is their own pick — which many hope will fall first in the 2020 NFL Draft order. That pick is presumed to be reserved for the likes of
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What We Know About Hunter Biden’s Business in China

Without presenting any evidence, President Trump suggested that China showered money on Mr. Biden to influence his father as vice president and win favorable trade deals with the United States.
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'How to Get Away With Murder' recap: Beware of Vivian

While  focused on the fallout from Laurel's disappearance and Emmett's death, episode 2 brings us back into more familiar territory. Annalise and the K4 make their glorious return to the classroom and the courtroom in equal measure. But don't get too comfortable — it's their final semester of law school. That also means they're basically not going to class, but just being assigned cases to handle on their own. Annalise has a case with an illegal immigrant seeking asylum ...
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Quibi’s Jeffrey Katzenberg, Meg Whitman to Deliver CES 2020 Keynote

Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and CEO Meg Whitman are slated to hit the CES 2020 keynote stage in Las Vegas to talk up their billion-dollar bet on mobile TV streaming, three months ahead of its scheduled debut. The duo are to deliver a keynote presentation at the annual consumer-electronics convention on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, […]
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Mike Figgis: ‘U.K. Has a Prime Minister Who Wants to Be Donald Trump’

“Leaving Las Vegas” director Mike Figgis has slammed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Brexit process. “We have a prime minister who wants to be Donald Trump but is a complete fool,” Figgis said Friday at the Busan International Film Festival. Figgis is set as competition jury president and was responding to media questions […]
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READ: Text messages between US diplomats and Ukrainians

Three House committees released documents and text messages provided by former American Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker on Thursday.
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U.N. Records 14,000 ‘Grave Violations’ Against Afghan Kids Over the Past Four Years

Children verified to have been killed or injured in 2015-2018 represent almost a third of all civilian casualties
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Hannity Takes Shot at Fox Colleagues: ‘We Have a Few Resistance People on the Channel’

It appears the Fox News civil war that recently spilled out onto the airwaves is still ongoing.During Thursday night’s broadcast of his top-rated Fox News primetime program, Trump-boosting host Sean Hannity took a not-so-subtle shot at some of his Fox News colleagues, calling them out for being part of the “resistance” against President Trump.Hosting a panel discussion featuring regulars Dan Bongino and Geraldo Rivera, both Fox News personalities, Hannity complained that the media was only focus...
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Hamilton, Hurricanes top Canadiens 4-3 in shootout

The Carolina Hurricanes rode a second-half surge all the way to the Eastern Conference final last season. Dougie Hamilton scored in the shootout, Petr Mrazek stopped three shots in the tiebreaker and the Hurricanes beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Thursday night in the teams' opener after Erik Haula tied it with 13:05 left in regulation in his debut with the club. ''As a group, we played a lot better in the third, and we looked like the team we want to be in the third period," H...
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Boris Johnson's Brexit plan: EU 'open but unconvinced'

Britain's latest proposals for leaving the EU fall short of what is required to get a deal, the bloc's leaders say.
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'This looks so bad,' says white Texas cop on horseback, leading black man on a rope

The spectacle was caught on body cameras worn by the two officers during their Aug. 3 trespassing arrest of Donald Neely, who family lawyers have said is known to city police as someone who suffers from mental illness and regularly sleeps on the streets. Barnett said the chief also has suspended all mounted police patrols in Galveston, a Gulf Coast island resort city and port southeast of Houston.
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The Latest: Memphis voters choose mayor for another term

Incumbent Jim Strickland will get another four years to lead Memphis, Tennessee, after a big victory in the city’s race for mayor. Strickland led by a wide margin late Thursday, with results still trickling in. Strickland’s two main opponents, Willie Herenton and Tami Sawyer, have conceded the race to Strickland.
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'Surge' warning: Carolina Hurricanes bring back infamous victory celebration for new season

After claiming victory in its opener, the team brought back the "Storm Surge" celebration for another season.
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