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Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Federal prosecutors indicted four NCAA men's basketball assistant coaches on charges of fraud and corruption. During a March 2016 meeting near the campus of SC, where Evans coached before Oklahoma S...

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Islamic State's Baghdadi, in undated audio, urges militants to keep fighting

Islamic State's Baghdadi, in undated audio, urges militants to keep fighting

The audio has come after several reports that Baghdadi was killed. In the audio message, Baghadi talked about North Korea's threat to Japan and the US. Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of the worl...

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North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier, criticizes Trump

North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier, criticizes Trump

Sammarco says Otto Warmbier's parents opened the door with the Fox & Friends interview to discuss whether there were outward signs he was tortured while held in North Korea . North Korea claim...

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White House seeks to explain Trump comments on senator

White House seeks to explain Trump comments on senator

To be sure, if Cochran were unavailable for a floor fight on health care, Senate Republicans would have had an even more hard time passing an ACA repeal bill, but Trump is choosing to overlook ari...

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Rihanna bashes Donald Trump's reaction to Puerto Rico's humanitarian crisis

Rihanna bashes Donald Trump's reaction to Puerto Rico's humanitarian crisis

Ricardo Rossello , and that the Jones Act waiver "will go into effect immediately". Having set up a supply and logistics hub on the island following Hurricane Irma , Samaritan's Purse increased i...

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Thai PM confirms Yingluck Shinawatra in Dubai

Thai PM confirms Yingluck Shinawatra in Dubai

The search was executed Thursday after Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told reporters that information from the Thai foreign ministry indicated Yingluck was in Dubai. Yingluck who came into power in ...

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Putin begins official visit to Turkey as bilateral ties seem to deepen

Putin begins official visit to Turkey as bilateral ties seem to deepen

The leaders will meet in the Presidential Complex in Ankara , Erdogan's office said in a statement yesterday. Erdoğan said Ankara was pleased that trade volume between the two countries has risen...

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Uganda introduces bill to remove presidential age limit

Uganda introduces bill to remove presidential age limit

Under Uganda's current laws, a person above the age of 75 can not vie for the office of president. Opposition legislators oppose the bill which would allow Uganda's long-time leader to run again, an...

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Mexico border wall prototype construction begins

Mexico border wall prototype construction begins

The construction on the prototypes for the US-Mexico border wall has begun in California. All of the walls will be between 18 to 30 feet high and 30 feet long, according to the San Diego Union-Tri...

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Proposal made to swap Kulbhushan Jadhav for terrorist: Pakistan FM

Proposal made to swap Kulbhushan Jadhav for terrorist: Pakistan FM

Amid increasing embarrassment and criticism for supporting terrorism , Pakistan has hit back at the United States while saying that terrorists like Hafiz Saeed were once darling to it. In another pos...

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Trump Says He's Looking 'Very Closely' at Firing His Health Secretary

Trump Says He's Looking 'Very Closely' at Firing His Health Secretary

On Wednesday, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a letter asking Price for details on his use of "government-owned aircraft for personal travel or private non-commercial...

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DirectTV reportedly offering NFL refunds after National Anthem protests

DirectTV reportedly offering NFL refunds after National Anthem protests

In an unprecedented move, DirecTV is giving refunds to customers who are upset over protests during the national anthem and want to cancel their NFL Sunday Ticket package, according to reports ...

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Palestine becomes Interpol member state

Palestine becomes Interpol member state

Instead of punishing the PA, APN urges the government of Israel to use this and other Palestinian actions on the worldwide arena to advance a two-state peace deal. According to Netanyahu's office, t...

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Saudi embassy in Washington appoints first spokeswoman

Saudi embassy in Washington appoints first spokeswoman

Praise for the move has been pouring in from inside the Saudi kingdom , as well as around the world. Letting women drive could eventually raise pressure to remove other obstacles to their employmen...

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Police probes Catalan referendum website developers

Police probes Catalan referendum website developers

As calls for independence grow in the Spanish region of Catalonia, President Trump on September 26 said he "would like to see Spain continue to be united". Senior Madrid government officials s...

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Russian strikes in Syria's Idlib kill 37 civilians - monitor

Russian strikes in Syria's Idlib kill 37 civilians - monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was the highest civilian death toll in Idlib since the region was designated in May as one of Syria's "de-escalation" zones under an accord betw...

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Prince Harry holds hands with Meghan Markle at Invictus Games

Prince Harry holds hands with Meghan Markle at Invictus Games

Prince Harry and girlfriend Meghan Markle was spotted together for the first time at a public event in Toronto . The pair's relaxed attitude at the match was in stark contrast to the fevered spe...

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Saudi Arabia to End Ban on Women Drivers

Saudi Arabia to End Ban on Women Drivers

The United States on Tuesday welcomed Saudi Arabia's decision to join the rest of the world in allowing women behind the wheel. "Some said that it was inappropriate in Saudi culture for women to d...

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Mexico City gets unsteadily back on its feet after quake

Mexico City gets unsteadily back on its feet after quake

It was powerful enough to once again send residents running into the streets. "ZAKA Mexico volunteers are now in the disaster area and are taking part in the search to locate a Jewish resident who...

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Megyn Kelly Said The Most Cringe-y Comment To 'Will & Grace' Fan

Megyn Kelly Said The Most Cringe-y Comment To 'Will & Grace' Fan

There was lots of talk about what " Megyn Kelly Today " will be, mostly by way of what it won't be. "She's shaking up how community sees someone wearing a badge", Kelly said . Still, after tepid ma...

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Banged-up secondary could be an issue for Eagles vs. Giants

Banged-up secondary could be an issue for Eagles vs. Giants

He said I peed on somebody, so I was trying to find the imaginary ghost that I peed on. "We need to keep fighting to get better", McAdoo added. But then the Giants botched their second play in ...

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Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend's Son With Hammer

Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend's Son With Hammer

Monique Brown , Daniels' grandmother, said her grandson was beaten with the hammer "down to his spine" and that the boy could not be saved. A police report told of the suspect using a hammer and kni...

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Japanese Prime Minister Calls Snap Election

Japanese Prime Minister Calls Snap Election

Elections in Germany and New Zealand over the weekend and an announcement of a snap vote in Japan were the dominant themes at the start of the week, until some incendiary comments from North Korea'...

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Government pledges extra £5m to Dominica hurricane victims to aid recovery

Government pledges extra £5m to Dominica hurricane victims to aid recovery

Pop icon Jennifer Lopez has pledged $1 million to Puerto Rico recovery efforts. For context, Hurricane Harvey-whose devastation, while significant, was nowhere near as horrific as what has hap...

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Netanyahu Sends IDF Aid and Rescue Mission to Mexico After Earthquake

Netanyahu Sends IDF Aid and Rescue Mission to Mexico After Earthquake

Even in relatively close neighborhoods, such as San Geronimo on the capital's southern extreme where numerous modest adobe and brick homes crumbled or cracked and road damage has impeded access, resid...

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Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in teen sexting case

Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in teen sexting case

Weiner , a democrat, pleaded guilty in May to sending a series of sexually explicit pictures and messages to a 15-year-old girl in North Carolina. Weiner had pleaded guilty and the maximum sen...

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France Says 'Concerned' by Iran's Ballistic Missile Test

France Says 'Concerned' by Iran's Ballistic Missile Test

The Iranian armed forces commemorated the 1980-1988 war with Iraq, on Friday, by holding a parade in which Iran's most advanced military power and abilities are showcased. In August, Donald Trump impo...

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Iran reacts to Kurdish referendum

Iran reacts to Kurdish referendum

He said that while the referendum will be the first step in a long process to negotiate independence, the region's "partnership" with the Iraqi central government in Baghdad is over. "Parliament d...

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Hurricane Maria is still churning towards the East Coast

Hurricane Maria is still churning towards the East Coast

At least 10 people were killed in Puerto Rico, where much of the United States territory is without power and many are without water. Forecasters at The Weather Channel have said the storm could rea...

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Syrian Forces Retake More Areas in Deir Ez-Zor

Syrian Forces Retake More Areas in Deir Ez-Zor

In Deir al-Zor, the Islamic militants are battling two separate offensives, launched by the SDF on one side and the Syrian army and its allies on the other. "SDF militants work to the same objective...

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Trump Lashes Out at GOP Opponents of Health Care Bill

Trump Lashes Out at GOP Opponents of Health Care Bill

Paul will also find himself at the center of intense pressure from his GOP colleagues - though the Kentucky senator has a long history of bucking intra-party political pressure. 19, 2017. "I'm conce...

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1 dead, 7 injured after gunman opens fire at Tennessee church

1 dead, 7 injured after gunman opens fire at Tennessee church

The suspect was transported to an area hospital where there was no immediate word on his condition. Stay with ABC13 Eyewitness News for more on this developing story. Please join me in praying for t...

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England vs West Indies, 3rd ODI at Bristol

England vs West Indies, 3rd ODI at Bristol

The Worcestershire all-rounder sprinted to his hundred off 53 balls, with almost half of his runs coming via eight sixes, before he fell for 102. "I just had a slog really and everything seemed to c...

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Earthquake Detected in North Korea; China Suspects Nuclear Test

Earthquake Detected in North Korea; China Suspects Nuclear Test

Russian Federation and China again urged adoption of their freeze-for-freeze proposal that would halt North Korean nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the USA and South Korea stopping their join...

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Paul Ince states his prediction for Arsenal v West Brom

Paul Ince states his prediction for Arsenal v West Brom

West Brom veteran Gareth Barry is expected to feature for the visitors in what would be a new Premier League appearance record of 633 games. The 36-year-old Barry, who equalled retired Manchest...

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PGA Tour Championship: Justin Thomas' eagle nets 3-way tie at top

PGA Tour Championship: Justin Thomas' eagle nets 3-way tie at top

Jordan Spieth and world No. 1 Dustin Johnson are four shots off the lead at three-under 137. McCarron had seven birdies and an eagle to finish his round just ahead of Bernhard Langer. Casey and Simp...

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Catalan govt admits referendum blow but vows to press on

Catalan govt admits referendum blow but vows to press on

Each of the ferries has a capacity of over 6,500 passengers. They also arrested 14 organizers of the vote, including several top Catalan government officials. Hundreds entered the main building of...

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Iraqi Kurds vow to press ahead with independence vote despite pressure

Iraqi Kurds vow to press ahead with independence vote despite pressure

And they have forged impressive fighting forces - the peshmerga in Iraq and the People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria - that have been most effective in taking on the reactionary Islamic State in...

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Gareth Barry says Ronald Koeman was reluctant to let him leave Everton

Gareth Barry says Ronald Koeman was reluctant to let him leave Everton

There have been 19 goals scored in the four Premier League fixtures between Everton and AFC Bournemouth , an average of almost five per match. Everton halted their run of consecutive Premi...

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Uhuru, Raila in pledge to accept fresh poll results

Uhuru, Raila in pledge to accept fresh poll results

Kenya's election commission initially declared Kenyatta, 55, the victor by a margin of 1.4 million votes but the result was immediately challenged in court by his nearest rival, opposition leader Rai...

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Iran conducts new ballistic missile test despite Trump pressure

Iran conducts new ballistic missile test despite Trump pressure

The unveiling by the Revolutionary Guard came during a military parade in Tehran that commemorated the 1980s Iraq-Iran war. Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic mi...

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South Korea says natural North Korea quake detected

Analysts examining satellite images of North Korea's mountainous test site after the latest nuclear test said they spotted landslides and surface disturbances that were more numerous and widesprea...

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Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site; cause is unknown

Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site; cause is unknown

The council has told member countries to ban most activity overseas by North Korea's banks in response to its nuclear and missile tests. North Korea has launched dozens of missiles under Kim ...

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China calls for 'six-party' diplomacy on North Korea

China calls for 'six-party' diplomacy on North Korea

Lavrov blamed Obama for the collapse in relations between Moscow and Washington. "If the United States withdraws from the deal in this situation and brings back the unilateral sanctions against Iran...

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New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form gov't

New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form gov't

That means New Zealanders may wait days, even weeks, before knowing who their next leader will be as the different political parties negotiate with each other to form a coalition. Her policy platform ...

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First Australian refugees due in U.S. in weeks

First Australian refugees due in U.S. in weeks

According to a report of the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection published in June, there were 1,174 asylum seekers detained on the islands, many of them for periods of ove...

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NC elections officials: State not targeted in Russian hack

NC elections officials: State not targeted in Russian hack

The news that states were targeted by Russian Federation was first announced by Homeland Security at a U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on June 21. The Wisconsin Elections Commission plans t...

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Trump made decision on Iran nuclear deal but does not reveal it

Trump made decision on Iran nuclear deal but does not reveal it

Long term, Netanyahu and Israel may not be as enthused by Trump's dream of a world in which nations make a priority of "sovereign" interests - or as the president put it, repeating a campaign phrase t...

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Erdogan Supporters Beat Protesters in New York City

Erdogan Supporters Beat Protesters in New York City

But Trump showered his Turkish counterpart with praise during a bilateral meeting this week in NY. The event , organized by the Turkish American National Steering Committee, took place at the Mar...

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Iranian president rips into Trump as a 'rogue newcomer' to world politics

Iranian president rips into Trump as a 'rogue newcomer' to world politics

But when he addressed the United Nations Tuesday, President Trump blasted the deal. The previous U.S. administration agreed the deal pertained only to the nuclear issue, and hailed the pact as...

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