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The conclusion to one of the most bitterly contested governors' races in the country remains in doubt, with Attorney General Roy Cooper, the Democratic nominee, now leading McCroy by about 6,500 votes. Ten thousand is just a safe number to ensure accountability, he said. "This was close so we're going to make extra sure", he said. "I mean, this is something that I'll let the vote counters decide", Earnest said.
  • Oregon upsets No. 11 Utah 30-28 on late Carrington TD catch

    Oregon upsets No. 11 Utah 30-28 on late Carrington TD catch

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    They won't have a chance to play in the Rose Bowl. USC does not control its own destiny in the Pac-12 South, but it would should the Buffaloes stumble at home to the Cougars on Saturday evening. Herbert summed up by saying, "I had some good wins at Sheldon, but this one tops it". After mainly relying on the run and short passing game on the drive, the Utes dialed up a deep ball and Troy Williams hit tight end Evan Moeai for a 30-yard score.
  • Chicago O'Hare Airport Workers Plan Thanksgiving Strike

    Chicago O'Hare Airport Workers Plan Thanksgiving Strike

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    The workers are not unionized and are seeking a wage of $15 an hour. A major holiday strike could prove to be a conundrum for passengers and staff. Service Employees International Union Local 1 officials said Thursday that about 500 workers have committed to strike.
  • Dubuisson takes 1-shot lead at World Tour Championship

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    Dubuisson holds a one stroke lead over Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts and a pair of talented young Englishmen who both enjoyed excellent days: Ryder Cup rookie Matt Fitzpatrick who shot 66, and 25 year old Tyrrell Hatton, who carded a 67. "I'm just making sure that we're going to get her details so I can send her something nice". World number two Rory McIlroy got his title defence back on track in the DP World Tour Championship, but admitted he will still need help from elsewhere to claim a ...
  • Trout, Bryant win MVP awards

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    And of course, he was also one of the league's most feared sluggers, batting.292 with 39 homers, 102 RBI and a.939 on-base-plus-slugging percentage. He showed exceptional baserunning through much of the season and defensive versatility that was especially key when Kyle Schwarber was lost for the season during Game 3.
  • Red Wings forward Darren Helm out six weeks with dislocated shoulder

    Red Wings forward Darren Helm out six weeks with dislocated shoulder

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    There were a couple of times where I was like, 'Okay, we are down to like five or six guys here. All are out with upper body injuries, per the Capitals, and pending further evaluation from team doctors on Saturday. "It's extremely frustrating", Howard said after making 27 saves. The Capitals lost T.J. Oshie in the first period after a neutral-zone hit on Riley Sheahan, who made a good play despite the hit, sending Anthony Mantha off on a rush with a good pass.
  • Students At Union City's Logan High Stage Anti-Trump Walkout

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    In addition, several schools are now developing lessons and activities, according to a district spokesperson, "to have appropriate, post-election conversations" in school buildings. Ryan. "Most of us are voting in the next election", she said. A rally was planned at Mariachi Plaza Nov. 14 to protest president-elect Donald Trump according to NBC4 News.
  • Lightning's Stamkos limps off ice, goes to dressing room

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    For how long remains to be seen. Steven Stamkos has looked every bit like his superstar self early this season, but an injury to the Lightning captain's right leg during Tuesday's game against the Red Wings may put his hot start on hold. Jonathan Drouin (upper body) remains out, but is expected to return soon. But after signing an eight-year contract extension that pays him $8.5 million annually to remain with the Lightning, Stamkos returned in full health and played for Canada at the World ...
  • HUD: Nearly 6000 people homeless in IN this year

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    More people are living on the streets across the United States despite the homelessness declined by 3 percent in 2015 and 2016, according to federal data issued Thursday. During one night in late January of 2016, tens of thousands of volunteers across the nation sought to identify individuals and families living on their streets as well as in emergency shelters and transitional housing programs.
  • Snow in forecast for coming weekend

    Snow in forecast for coming weekend

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    FRIDAY: Sunny, with a high near 66. A south wind will be 15 to 18 miles per hour, becoming west southwest after midnight. Southwest winds 20 to 30 miles per hour. Today: It will be cloudy with a chance of showers or drizzle this morning and a high of 12 C. Today, there will be mostly sunny skies with a high near 77, and a south wind of 18 to 28 miles per hour, gusting as high as 41 miles per hour, according to the weather service.
  • Bale Confident Wales Can Still Make It To World Cup

    Bale Confident Wales Can Still Make It To World Cup

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    So it's still wide open, we'll stay in touching distance and try to win games and qualify". "Looking at the last two months, we have to see where he's at". "Our job is just to concentrate on the game and I'm sure the FAW will make the right decision". Aaron Ramsey returned from hamstring trouble for Wales in an attack-minded team with Sam Vokes and Hal Robson-Kanu starting up top.
  • Cougs bully Cal, take lead in the North

    Cougs bully Cal, take lead in the North

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    If the sequel is anything like the original, bring some heart medicine. I need to come out hotter and we need to execute better. "His whole life is football really". WSU heads to Colorado for a game with Pac-12 Championship implications against the 12th-ranked Buffaloes. The running game has provided tangible evidence of its benefit in WSU's passing completion percentage.
  • Police Believe Body Found in NJ Likely That of Missing Man

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    Click for more from the New York Post . Joseph Comunale went to a party with friends inside the Grand Sutton building near the corner of East 59th Street and First Avenue early Sunday morning. Nobody has seen the Hofstra University graduate since, according to police. A cadaver dog picked up on the scent leading to the body, which was buried in a shallow grave around a floral shop, and detectives peeled away two feet of dirt to uncover the scene, according to the Daily News .
  • New kicker Kai Forbath finds familiar crew with Vikings

    New kicker Kai Forbath finds familiar crew with Vikings

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    Pressure to cut Walsh began after the kicker missed a 27-yard-field goal to take the lead against the Seattle Seahawks in the playoffs previous year. He went on to kick in 10 games for New Orleans last season. "I can't really speak for the teammates' confidence. And then he had a UCLA connection with the snapper and the holder", Zimmer said. "We're all accountable for the things we have to get done, and I think we gave him a lot of opportunities".
  • No LeBron, no win for Cavs vs. Pacers

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    It was a sensational performance but the Cavs needed James throughout the game so he had to play a team-high 38 minutes. James and the Cavaliers are also notably coming off of winning the first National Basketball Association title in franchise history while it appears that a third consecutive trip to the finals may be store.
  • Joe Schmidt expecting New Zealand backlash

    Joe Schmidt expecting New Zealand backlash

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    Steve Hansen's back-to-back world champions were hamstrung by a host of second-row injury problems that day, but will have peerless lock Brodie Retallick back in his unique auxiliary playmaker role at the Aviva Stadium. "It's nothing to do it just once, we want to be able to back it up and that's the focus for the week because we know how risky they are when you sort of take your eye off them".
  • Braves sign Bartolo Colon, giving us all more Bartolo Colon

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    The agreement comes one day after the Braves said they had an agreement with 42-year-old knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. Toronto targeted the switch-hitting Cuban after negotiations with free agent Encarnacion began to break down. Along with that, the signing of Colon is also low risk for the Braves. The last team in the majors to have two pitchers on their staff at age 42 or older to start 10 plus games was the 1990 Texas Rangers, behind Nolan Ryan, and Charlie Hough, in 2017 that could change.
  • Seattle ignores excuses and comes up with victory vs Pats

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    It's uncertain how long Gronkowski will be out with the injury, but expect Bennett to see plenty of targets against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 11 if New England's star tight end is sidelined. And with his lungs intact, he's not the only one in New England breathing a sigh of relief. They showed why they are two of the NFL's best teams during it, then how much they liked the other's play after it.
  • NFL Superstar Odell Beckham Jr. Was Inspired By Conor McGregor

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    Dalton was trying to get the ball to tight end Tyler Kroft when Collins came down with the ball at the NY 38-yard line with 11:31 left in the game. They just lost 21-20 on Monday night at the Giants. The Giants' fourth victory in a row lifted their record to 6-3. During the Giants' last three victories, it was the defense that had to ride to the rescue of a sputtering offense with game-saving stops.
  • Giuliani Is A Leading Candidate To Be Trump's Secretary Of State

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    Rudy Giuliani has solidified his disconnect from reality by telling ABC News that the people in the streets protesting Donald Trump are simply over-reacting and that they are exaggerating the threats that he poses to our democracy. One of the reasons for the non-traditional short-list is that numerous Republican Party's most senior national security experts denounced their presidential candidate during the campaign as too reckless to lead the nation safely, somewhat limiting the pool from ...
  • Rooney Injured, To Miss England vs. Spain Friendly

    Rooney Injured, To Miss England vs. Spain Friendly

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    Southgate, parachuted in after the abrupt end to the reign of Roy Hodgson's successor Sam Allardyce, is strong favourite to stay in permanent charge and can enhance his position with a positive display against the 2010 world champions. He's worked with so numerous players and the style, so it's going to be a huge test for us. "I read that as "you're on your way son". Both coaches are expected to shuffle their starting XIs, but for Lopetegui necessity will be the mother of invention as he ...