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Auburn hires Buffalo AD Allen Greene as Jacobs' replacement

Auburn hires Buffalo AD Allen Greene as Jacobs' replacement Greene has played a big role in the funding for construction of an $18 million practice facility for the football team and in the athletic department reaching an apparel deal with Nike. Greene has worked in the SEC, as he worked alongside Danny White, the chief development officer for the UMAA Foundation at Ole Miss, from 2009-12. Greene worked at the University of MS before leaving for Buffalo ... [Full Article...]

Iran slams US-trained Kurdish force in Syria

Iran slams US-trained Kurdish force in Syria Half of the 30,000-strong BSF will be made up of Syrian Democratic Forces veterans fresh off their long fight against ISIS, while the other half are now being recruited and trained. Hulsi Akar, Turkish Chief of the General Staff, told a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense chiefs in Brussels today, that Turkey will not allow the arming of the Kurdish PYD/YPG in Syria, as Turke... [Full Article...]

Snow Totals: Major Winter Storm

Snow Totals: Major Winter Storm Inland locations are expected to see as much as two to four inches of snow, with one to two inches expected to fall on coastal locations. The governors of Georgia, North Carolina and Louisiana declared states of emergency because of severe conditions that made roads treacherous. [Full Article...]

At Least 52 Uzbeks Killed In Kazakh Bus Fire

At Least 52 Uzbeks Killed In Kazakh Bus Fire A bus caught fire in a remote part of Kazakhstan on Thursday, killing 52 citizens of neighbouring Uzbekistan , the Kazakh Interior Ministry said on Thursday. These buses are still widely used in ex-Soviet nations, even though they are often decades old. The cause of the fire was not immediately clear, but investigators suspect it was triggered by a short circuit. [Full Article...]

Palestinian teenager accused of slapping Israeli troops held till trial

Palestinian teenager accused of slapping Israeli troops held till trial Jarrar's father, Nasr, was also shot dead during a similar clash with Israeli army in Tubas town, southeast of Jenin, in April 2002. She faces charges of aggravated assault, obstructing the work of soldiers, and incitement, for which she faces up to ten years imprisonment. [Full Article...]

UP:Class 1 student attacked with sharp weapon in school toilet

UP:Class 1 student attacked with sharp weapon in school toilet The incident took place in Aliganj area of the state capital. According to reports, the accused girl wanted the school to declare a holiday. He met the child and took stock of his health condition. A teacher said that though all closed-circuit televisions in the school were functional, there was no CCTV near the bathroom and hence it was becoming hard to zero in on the accused girl. [Full Article...]

India test-fires Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile

India test-fires Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile The missile was tested from Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. "We have successfully launched nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V today", the local daily cited Sitharman as saying. The Agni-V is the most advanced version of the Agni series, part of the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme that started in the 1960s. The missile will eventually join the arsenal of the tri-S... [Full Article...]

Democrats say no Dreamer solution after Kelly meeting

Democrats say no Dreamer solution after Kelly meeting He appealed to Democrats Wednesday by calling Trump "uninformed" on some immigration issues, according to a source familiar with the comments. "That was my idea", Kelly told the lawmakers, according to Gutierrez. Dick Durbin didn't meet Trump's criteria . "There's no doubt in my mind there's going to be a deal, so long as men and women on both sides are willing to talk", Kelly told Fox News ... [Full Article...]

Canada: Facebook selfie leads to killer

Canada: Facebook selfie leads to killer Saskatoon police say a Facebook selfie was instrumental in a murder investigation that ended in a guilty plea and a seven-year prison sentence for the killer. Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang. Ritter said Gargol was found unresponsive on the side of Valley Road, on the southern outskirts of Saskatoon . [Full Article...]

11 seats where BJP won with wafer thin margins in Gujarat

11 seats where BJP won with wafer thin margins in Gujarat Not only the saffron party saw a marginal rise in the vote share percentage as compared to 2012 elections but also it settled at just 99 seats, a certain downfall in number of seats fetched in past several years in the state. And once again, the Congress strategy of casteisation was of little help. The Uddhav Thackeray-led party said that 47-year-old Rahul Gandhi had taken over the reins of th... [Full Article...]

India to support return of 'displaced persons' to Rakhine

India to support return of 'displaced persons' to Rakhine But her child was taken from her and thrown alive into the fire. The two had been reporting on the brutal military campaign against the Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar which has driven at least 630,000 Rohingya to flee the country since August. [Full Article...]

Crocodile eats a man tying up his boat during a tropical storm

Crocodile eats a man tying up his boat during a tropical storm Rescuers retrieved 36 bodies from the river in Mindanao on Saturday. The Philippines suffers almost 20 typhoons and storms each year, many of them deadly. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration said that "Vinta" has maximum sustained winds of 80 kilometer per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 95 kph. [Full Article...]

United States signals open-ended presence in Syria; seeks patience on Assad's removal

United States signals open-ended presence in Syria; seeks patience on Assad's removal In a speech at Stanford University's Hoover Institution in California on Wednesday, Tillerson called for closer cooperation with Russian Federation to avoid conflict in "de-escalation zones". Tillerson said the United States would "vigorously support" a United Nations process to end the conflict, a so-far stalled process. However, he said that once he looks at the information it's "just hi... [Full Article...]

Separatist Win in Catalonia Extends Political Turbulence

Separatist Win in Catalonia Extends Political Turbulence Surveys in recent weeks had predicted record turnout numbers. Why is the vote important? Puigdemont is now expected to form Catalonia's next government , in coaltion with separatist parties ERC and CUP. "It's increasingly clear that it will be very hard for President Puigdemont to come back to Catalonia and regain the seat he won [Thursday]", said Antoni Bassas, a political commenta... [Full Article...]

China, Russia slam U.S. 'imperialist' and 'Cold War mentality'

China, Russia slam U.S. 'imperialist' and 'Cold War mentality' According to the strategy, Washington's "enhanced missile defense is not meant to undermine strategic stability or disrupt longstanding strategic relationships with Russian Federation or China " since it is "focused on North Korea and Iran". [Full Article...]

Phil Murphy Sworn In As New Jersey Governor, Attacks Trump

Phil Murphy Sworn In As New Jersey Governor, Attacks Trump It promoted equal pay for women in the State of New Jersey. Murphy's inaugural address was unabashedly liberal, calling for the wealthy to pay higher taxes, more funding for Planned Parenthood and a $15 minimum wage . "I accept the tremendous responsibility of this office with my parents clearly in mind and knowing they and my big brother are looking down today satisfied that the lessons taught... [Full Article...]

Trump praises Bob Dole at Capitol Hill award ceremony

Trump praises Bob Dole at Capitol Hill award ceremony Trump, meanwhile, was mired in a pitched budget battle that threatened to end in a government shutdown at week's end. "He knows about grit", said Trump. Mr. Dole, who served 35 years in the House and Senate from Kansas and was the Republican nominee for president in 1996, thanked his former colleagues and staffers for the honor. [Full Article...]

Son of Philippine president steps down as deputy mayor

Son of Philippine president steps down as deputy mayor Senior Superintendent Wilberto Rico Neil Kwan Tiu, regional director of the Bureau of Fire Protection, relayed the news to the employees' relatives, who broke into tears. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Wednesday said her brother Paolo Duterte is "not closing his doors" to public service even after tendering his resignation as Davao City vice mayor. [Full Article...]

Wind chills expected to drop below 0 Featured

Wind chills expected to drop below 0 Featured The low in Wichita Tuesday morning was 3 degrees, with wind chills in the -15 to -20 range. While Clayton County is under a wind chill advisory , frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. The Warning goes back into effect Wednesday at 5pm until 11am Thursday . FLOOD CONCERNS: With temperatures in the mid-40s Sunday and Monday, snow will melt but not as rapidly. [Full Article...]

Russian diplomat, Syrian opposition discuss Syrian National Dialogue preparations

Russian diplomat, Syrian opposition discuss Syrian National Dialogue preparations A USA withdrawal, he said , would likely have disastrous consequences. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US still wants Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime out of power - but warned that change might not happen for a while. [Full Article...]


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