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It's not quite a full-fledged National Signing Day "surprise", but let's say Ohio State was happy with a late push on one of the top uncommitted recruits for 2018. Both he and Jean-Baptist were recruited by Buckeye defensive coordinator Greg Schiano. During a press conference today Schiano said "At the end of the day, my family and myself, we love it here".
  • Bulger killer pleads guilty to having indecent images of children

    Bulger killer pleads guilty to having indecent images of children

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    The court case revealed he had almost 400 images classed as Category A (the most severe type of child abuse material), 148 Category B pictures and 630 classed as Category C. Later the same year, he was cautioned for possession of cocaine after he was found with a small amount of the class A drug. "This is my own fault", he reportedly said.
  • Trump Warns Stock Market Is Making a "Big Mistake"

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    Since coming to office, Trump has repeatedly touted day-to-day stock market increases as evidence his administration is succeeding. "Big mistake, and we have so much good (great) news about the economy!" Other US officials sought to depict the turbulence as normal.
  • UN calls for Syria ceasefire as government air strikes kill 47

    UN calls for Syria ceasefire as government air strikes kill 47

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    Idlib is one of the last main strongholds of anti-Assad rebels who have been driven from most of their bastions in Syria since Russian Federation joined the war on the side of the Damascus government in 2015. Shortly after the ministry's statement , which was released on February 6, the Russian agency Interfax said Turkey on February 6 had helped repatriate the body of a Russian pilot killed in Syria, citing the defense ministry.
  • Turkey foreign minister meets Iran president in Tehran amidst tension over Syria

    Turkey foreign minister meets Iran president in Tehran amidst tension over Syria

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    Eyyad Kafrantoti told Anadolu Agency six people were at a house when they heard a radio broadcast from an observation location that said Assad's helicopter was heading to the Saraqib village air space. "Russia, Iran and Turkey, as countries that guarantee peace in Syria, should make efforts to make this conference more comprehensive and closer to the Syrian people's demands", he told ISNA in an interview published on Monday.
  • Quake damage in Taiwan serious near the fault

    Quake damage in Taiwan serious near the fault

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    Numerous missing were believed to be still trapped inside buildings, some of which tilted precariously, after the quake struck about 22 km northeast of Hualien on Taiwan's east coast. At least six people were killed and 88 missing in the quake. 'The government will work with everyone to guard their homeland'. The buildings reportedly stood near the fault.
  • Prime Minister stops short of intervening in escalating pipeline feud

    Prime Minister stops short of intervening in escalating pipeline feud

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    Following Tuesday's announcement, the BC Wine Institute released a statement expressing shock and disappointment in Notley's maneuver. "The wine industry is very important to BC Not almost as important as the energy industry is to Alberta and Canada , but important nonetheless", said Notley at a press conference.
  • 25 more flu deaths reported in San Diego

    25 more flu deaths reported in San Diego

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    Charles Barbera, chairman of Reading Hospital's emergency department. The CDC said all but two states and the D.C. reported "widespread" flu activities for the week ending on January 27, 2018. "We know this happens every year". The lower humidity during cooler weather actually helps promote the transmission of the virus through the air and from person to person.
  • Houston Korean community to protest N. Korean presence at Olympics

    Houston Korean community to protest N. Korean presence at Olympics

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    Kim Yo Jong was blacklisted a year ago by the U.S. Treasury Department over human rights abuses and censorship. Pence is leading a us delegation for the Winter Olympics , which will kick off on Friday. Their arrival comes after a recent arrangement between Pyongyang and Seoul regarding North Korea's participation in the games. North Korea has fired test missiles that have landed provocatively in the Sea of Japan.