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Austin Allen scores game-winning touchdown for Arkansas in OT Austin Allen scores game-winning touchdown for Arkansas in OT
- September 12, 2016

Allen's score came on a third-and-goal. "I think we're a good football team", Bielema said, according to SEC Country's Trent Shadid ". Coach Bielema improved to 4-1 against Big XIII opponents since taking over in 2013 with the win over TCU, which was his 40th game as head coach at Arkansas. (more...)
Hillary Clinton walks back comments slamming Donald Trump backers as 'irredeemable'
- September 12, 2016

On Saturday, Clinton walked back from those comments. Clinton made her comments at an LGBT fundraiser in NY late Friday, then walked them back Saturday, saying in a statement that it was "grossly generalistic, and that's never a good idea". (more...)
Modi attacks Pak at ASEAN meet
- September 12, 2016

The two leaders also discussed cooperation in areas such as dairy farming, animal husbandry and agriculture. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Myanmar's democracy icon and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi met here on the sidelines of the ASEAN-India and East Asia Summits and "positively assessed" bilateral security cooperation. (more...)
Braun homers in 9th, Brewers drop Cardinals in playoff race Braun homers in 9th, Brewers drop Cardinals in playoff race
- September 12, 2016

In Saturday's 5-1 win, the Cardinals scored five runs in the eighth to win the game. Milwaukee rookie Keon Broxton jumped an 0-1 Adam Wainwright fastball for the first run of Saturday night's game when he ripped a 429-foot homer to left center field in the ffith inning. (more...)
Bangladesh factory blast, fire kills 14
- September 12, 2016

A fire in a factory in Bangladesh has killed at least 10 people and injured dozens just outside the capital, Dhaka , authorities said. "But the toll will go up as the fire is still not under control", Police Inspector Sirajul Islam told AFP. (more...)
Construction of patrol boats among 12 India-Vietnam agreements signed
- September 12, 2016

Modi also expressed the need to "stay focussed to keep up the momentum" in bilateral ties and invited the Vietnamese leadership to India. Beijingtoo has raised concerns over the close ties between Indiaand the U.S. "Our decision to upgrade our Strategic Partnership to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership captures the intent and path of our future cooperation", he sated. (more...)
N Korea Officials Executed By 'Anti-Aircraft Gun'
- September 12, 2016

The daily quoted the source as saying Hwang was executed over a policy proposal that represented a direct challenge to the Kim regime. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un used an anti-aircraft gun to publicly execute a senior official who fell asleep during a meeting. (more...)
Mexican finance minister steps down in wake of Donald Trump's visit
- September 12, 2016

This is perhaps in response to Videgaray, who was the individual responsible for inviting Trump to Mexico and ensuring the visit happened. As the Republican presidential candidate rose in many polls early this week, Senator Rios, from the leftist PRD party is planning to introduce a bill that would prepare Mexico for a fight if Mr Trump wins. (more...)
Gabon's Bongo says court must decide election recount
- September 12, 2016

In an interview with Europe 1 radio, Bongo accused the European Union observers of "overstepping their mandate" and said he too was preparing to challenge some of the results. Chadian President Idriss Deby, current Chairman of the Union, said on Tuesday in Addis Ababa that this move has become imperative because he has continued to follow, with renewed attention, the evolution of the situation in Gabon . (more...)
McMullin: I don't see Gary Johnson as a serious candidate
- September 12, 2016

In an interview Friday on "New Day", Weld told CNN's Chris Cuomo that Johnson understood "the wider context" of the refugee crisis despite the high-profile slip. "It comes as we're in the final stretches of the decision-making about who's going to be in the debates, and that's what's really front and center on our minds", he said. (more...)
SNP's Nicola Sturgeon speaks out about her miscarriage
- September 12, 2016

But she insisted today that the Brexit vote had shown that Scotland within the union would always suffer the "democratic deficit" of being vulnerable to decisions taken elsewhere. She will launch her renewed drive for independence at an event in Stirling, where William Wallace won a historic battle against the English in 1297. (more...)
Marco Rubio Challenges Patrick Murphy to 6 Debates Marco Rubio Challenges Patrick Murphy to 6 Debates
- September 12, 2016

Representative Patrick Murphy , who leads the Democratic field. Meanwhile, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Tuesday was victorious in the primary for her Miami-area congressional seat, easily winning over businessman Tim Canova. During their re-election efforts, both McCain and Rubio have offered support for Trump as the party's White House nominee and steered clear of attacks on that might antagonize Trump's core supporters. (more...)
House passes bill to allow 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabia
- September 12, 2016

However, the bill faces a potential veto by President Barack Obama amid concerns that it could harm US relations with Saudi Arabia. "Given the concerns we have expressed, it's hard to imagine the president signing this legislation", White House spokesman Josh Earnest said when the bill passed the Senate in May. (more...)
Clinton, Trump Attend 9/11 Anniversary Ceremony
- September 12, 2016

Trump added that Clinton was showing "bigotry and hatred for millions of Americans", arguing that she was "incapable to serve as President of the United States". Clinton campaign spokesman Nick Merrill sought to clarify the former secretary of state's remarks. Trump's running mate Mike Pence , rhetorically addressing Clinton, said that these people "are Americans, and they deserve your respect". (more...)
British PM rides into row over school selection
- September 12, 2016

A leaked document from Downing Street has shown Prime Minister Theresa May's new government is pushing for more selective state schools to be opened across the country, 'albeit with various conditions'. And nobody in the government who supports new grammar schools has been honest enough to talk about new secondary moderns, the natural effect of allowing new grammar schools to change the intakes of existing local comprehensives. (more...)
Fox News Settles With Gretchen Carlson Over Roger Ailes Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
- September 12, 2016

Fox News has settled a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by former anchor Gretchen Carlson against the network's previous boss Roger Ailes . No one can say for sure why the people in control of 21st Century Fox made a decision to settle with Carlson for such a huge figure, and with such a decisive and unambiguous apology for Ailes' actions. (more...)
Buckeyes move up to No. 3 in AP poll
- September 12, 2016

Others receiving votes: TCU 62, Utah 62, San Diego St. 51, UCLA 47, Boise St. 42, Pittsburgh 39, Oklahoma St. 22, Nebraska 11, North Carolina 10, Auburn 7, Cent. No. 10 Louisville broke into the top 10 as it prepares to play host to Florida State on Saturday. Eight Southeastern Conference are ranked this week, followed by the Big Ten with five and the ACC with four. (more...)
Pakistani airline stops passengers from carrying Samsung Galaxy Note 7
- September 12, 2016

The call from the South Korean company, the world's largest smartphone maker, comes after US authorities urged users to switch the Galaxy Note 7 off and not to use or charge it during a flight. In an advisory, the Gokongwei-led budget carrier said the usage and charging of the Note 7 smartphones are prohibited on all Cebu Pacific and Cebgo flights from September 11 until further notice. (more...)
Winston leads Bucs past Falcons 31-24 in Koetter's debut
- September 12, 2016

Winston completed 23 of 33 passes for 281 yards with four touchdowns - the second-most of his career. The Falcons will welcome some old friends, Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter and defensive coordinator Mike Smith , back to the Georgia Dome . (more...)
Russian Federation is against involving third countries in dialogue on South China Sea
- September 12, 2016

Barack Obama has warned China that it should abandom claims over disputed islands in the South China sea, during a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN. "What I can tell you is that the situation in waters near Huangyan Island remains unchanged and China hasn't made any new moves", Hua said in Beijing , using the shoal's Chinese name. (more...)