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The 15th-ranked Wolverines (5-1, 2-1 Big Ten) are now listed as an 11-point underdog for next Saturday's matchup at No. 2 Penn State (7:30 p.m., ABC). No. 1 Alabama, No. 3 Georgia, No. 4 TCU and No. 5 Wisconsin rounded out the rest of the top-5. In a match that featured Penn State outshoot Maryland, 15-1, and post a shot on goal advantage of 6-1, the Nittany Lions were finally able to find the back of the net on Freigang's second game-winning goal of the season at 94:02.
  • Theresa May heads to Brussels in last-ditch attempt to break Brexit deadlock

    Theresa May heads to Brussels in last-ditch attempt to break Brexit deadlock

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    The prime minister will travel with Brexit Secretary David Davis to have dinner with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier . Even that has run into resistance, notably from heavyweights Germany and France. European Union leaders are demanding progress on the divorce bill, the rights of citizens hit by Brexit and the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland before talks can move on to issues such as future ...
  • Will gouge out eyes of our rivals says BJP's Saroj Pandey

    Will gouge out eyes of our rivals says BJP's Saroj Pandey

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    CPM State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan lashed out at BJP General Secretary Saroj Pandey for her controversial remarks, stating that the BJP cannnot injure even the hair of CPM workers. Pandey, who is now the national general secretary of BJP, was talking to reporters after a religious congregation in Bhilai in Chhattisgarh . The Kerala BJP unit has claimed that the attack was carried out by Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI-M suuporters, at Muzhuppilangad near Thalassery in the ...
  • Rohingyas die as boat capsizes in Teknaf

    Rohingyas die as boat capsizes in Teknaf

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    The bodies were found by people in Shah Porir Dwip village, situated off the Bay of Bengal close to Galar Char - where a boat capsized on October 8 - Main Uddin, the officer-in-charge of Teknaf police station in southeastern Bangladesh, said.
  • Israeli military strikes anti-aircraft battery in Syria

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    The planes returned safely, according to the spokesman, adding it was believed the anti-aircraft battery in Syria was destroyed. The battery was reportedly located 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Damascus. Four bombs were dropped at the SA-5 type long-range missile battery, the spokesperson said, adding that the attack came after a missile from this battery was sacked at Israeli war jets that were in a "routine aerial photography activity".
  • Deadly Spanish wildfires bear down on town of Vigo as hundreds evacuated

    Deadly Spanish wildfires bear down on town of Vigo as hundreds evacuated

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    In Portugal, approximately 440 fires erupted, which is "the worst day since the beginning of the year", according to a spokeswoman for the national civil protection agency, Patricia Gaspar. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he's going to visit the area, which is his native region. Fires are also raging in Portugal, which borders Galicia, where media reports state six people have been killed.
  • Ontario college faculty go on strike

    Ontario college faculty go on strike

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    The site will be updated regularly throughout the strike. Algonquin College says the strike action will not affect the student residence, and computer labs, study spaces and meeting rooms will remain open. The union says now about 70% of faculty are contract staff, while partial load faculty lack necessary job security with only one-semester contracts.
  • The answer to independence in Catalonia! Let's sit down and talk

    The answer to independence in Catalonia! Let's sit down and talk

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    His comments came as the deadline set by Madrid to clarify his intentions for the Spanish region came to a close. But he immediately suspended that declaration pending talks with Madrid . He reported that Madrid would suspend autonomy of Catalonia if decision was made for independence. As NPR's Lauren Frayer wrote on Friday, the answer "has huge implications for what the Spanish government does next and how the country's relatively young democracy - indeed, possibly even the whole ...
  • Cylinder blast kills 3 in Bengaluru

    Cylinder blast kills 3 in Bengaluru

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    The residential buildings partially collapsed at a congested locality in Ejipura area of Bengaluru , the capital city of Karnataka. Eye-witnesses said a noise of the blast was heard at around 7 a.m. National disaster response force officials also recovered the bodies of Kalavathi (68), Ravichandran (48), Hariprasad (19) and Pavan Kalyan (18) from the site.The search continues for more of those who may have been trapped in the building.
  • Modi blitz to continue in Gujarat

    Modi blitz to continue in Gujarat

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government intends to unshackle universities, and announced a Rs 10,000-crore corpus to help 20 varsities emerge among the world's best. "Gujarat Gaurav Yatras covered nearly 4500 kms and 149 Assembly seats". Last week, he wrote opinion piece in a national newspaper criticizing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a top leader of the BJP.
  • Death Toll From Landslides in Vietnam Reaches 60

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    More than 200 people were killed in storms a year ago. The country's northern and central regions were lashed with a massive downpour on Tuesday, which led to flooding and landslides across several provinces. Xinhua news agency has reported that the number of people killed in landslides and floods in Vietnam has reached 60, while 31 have been injured. Vietnam is ranked the seventh most disaster-prone country in the world, and disasters over the past two decades have caused more than 13,000 ...