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Big Ten to Play on Fridays Next Season

The 2017 slate of Friday night games is expected to be announced within the next week, according to Big Ten Associate Commissioner Mark Rudner. Looking at Penn State's 2017 schedule, the most likely chances the Nittany Lions will play on a Friday are at Iowa (scheduled now for September 23) and at Northwestern (Oct.

Gasoline prices unchanged as pipeline fuel burns

The blaze erupted after a crew working on the pipeline hit it with a trackhoe, causing gasoline to ignite. North Carolina Republicans urged their supporters to vote early and avoid any gas-related disruptions on Election Day, but Georgia Gov.

Feingold: Corporate interests trying to rescue Johnson

Johnson has always been seen as one of the most vulnerable GOP Senate incumbents this election cycle. For a more focused look, check PolitiFact National's review of Trump's top 10 most misleading claims and Clinton's top 10 most misleading claims .

FEMA canvassing damaged areas in Moore County

The DRC will help survivors who are seeking information on programs available to them or who are needing one-on-one help with disaster recovery issues. "Details of each loan are based on the individual's circumstances". Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA's secure website at disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

USA judge approves $14.7 billion deal in VW diesel scandal

The scandal which came to light past year had Volkswagen admitting to cheating its emission tests by using devices that defeated the objective of the test and made it seem as if the emission from the cars was lower than that what it really should be.

Jaguars Owner Says He Will Not Fire Head Coach Gus Bradley

Tennessee ended up coasting to a 36-22 win, sending the Jaguars cratering to 2-5 in what looks to become a sixth straight season of double-digit losses. When asked if he expected to be the Jaguars head coach the following Sunday against Kansas City, Bradley answered with a terse, "Yes". Obviously, many Jaguars fans were hoping for change, and hoping for it quickly.

Clinton eyeing Biden as her secretary of state, source says

He previously served as chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and served six terms as a senator from Delaware. Biden has not been told yet by Clinton or her aides, but this would be a high buzz Cabinet pick. However, it remains incredibly unlikely that the Clinton campaign would make any announcements of cabinet appointments before election day, especially considering Biden is yet to express any interest in the position.

US general says 800-900 IS fighters killed in Mosul offensive

Some residents of the area said that their relatives had been used as human shields as the IS retreated from their area. "They don't want to waste their energy". However, the commander warned that victory could take weeks, possibly months, and that there would be a lot of hard fighting ahead. Iraq's ministry of displacement and migration said Thursday that more than 11,700 people had been displaced since the operation began.

Bottled message sent out to sea returned to man's daughter

Buffington used those soggy words to search for the sender and the story. Ms Pierce said her father had written the message shortly after purchasing the motel in 1960 and flung it into the ocean. and receive a reward of $150 from Tina, owner of the Beachcomber". Paul Tsiatsios chose to put a message in a bottle into the ocean shortly after the hotel purchase.

Iraqi and Peshmerga forces launch new operation to eject ISIL from Mosul

The officer spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to talk to reporters. Soldiers stationed a few miles (kilometers) from Bartella said they watched as some 20 vehicle bombs exploded in the town over the course of the day, each one sending a plume of smoke into the air.

3 teens shot in front of San Francisco schools

District officials said it appeared that four suspects - described as "outsiders" - targeted a particular individual in the shooting. School officials said the suspects were not students. He says four male suspects wearing dark hoodies and jeans were last seen leaving the area. Three of the victims ran back inside the public high school; students initially brushed off the incident as a prank until authorities triggered an immediate lockdown.

His team's got bite, but Francona loses tooth with chew

Indians manager Terry Francona should be quite familiar with that, as he managed the team that did it, the 2004 Red Sox , who not only came back from that deficit, but did so after being three outs from being eliminated. "When I went out there the first thing I saw was blood on the rubber", said Francona. Merritt, 24, allowed two runs in 11 big-league innings this season, including one start.

22 homes destroyed in northern Nevada wildfire

More than 100 homes and ranches are scattered throughout the rural valley bordering Washoe Lake. Other neighborhoods have been permitted but told they might have to evacuate again during the weekend. "We've made good progress on the homes we are now protecting", said Truckee Meadows Fire Battalion Chief Alex Kukulus. It was one of three in the area Friday, officials said.

GOP senator: Trump's comments forced me to pull endorsement

Senate while Democrats are trying to hold on to their momentum. Replied Portman, seeking his second term in the Senate: "I asked to offer amendments to take out the provisions I didn't like, so that my provisions I did want in there could be passed".

Obama: Republicans deserve no credit for disavowing Trump

Ted Strickland, a former governor of OH, is down by about 15 points in most polls to incumbent Republican Sen. In particular, Obama denounced Ohio Senator Rob Portman for standing by Trump through numerous other insults to myriad groups, and only trying to get away now after the video of Trump's comments bragging about sexual assault surfaced.

Breast Cancer Death Rates Are Down, But Racial Disparities Persist

However, since 2011, National No Bra Day has become part of efforts to raise awareness about breast cancer. The size of a breast cancer and how far it has spread are some of the most important factors in predicting the prognosis of a woman with this disease.

Rain and storms Wednesday and a cool down on the way

Temperatures stay decent on Tuesday with highs in the 70's and 80's ahead of a cold front that will drop those temperatures for the middle of the week. Some sunshine, with temperatures in the mid-60s. Going through this afternoon, the clouds will be giving way to sunshine. By Wednesday evening, the showers and some of the cloud cover will begin to clear out.

SUNY leader, adviser to NY Gov. Cuomo, resigns after charges

Kaloyeros submitted his resignation letter as president of SUNY Polytechnic Institute Tuesday morning, a source with knowledge of the situation said. Kaloyeros, in his letter, says he intends to remain with SUNY in his position as a full-time tenured professor, with a salary that could be as high as $700,000 a year.

Pence: I never considered leaving Trump ticket

Another says Ryan has told lawmakers that he won't campaign with Trump . Speaking to a North Carolina audience, Pence addressed the controversy over the explosive tape showing Donald Trump making explicit comments bragging about sexually assaulting women at the top of his speech.

Lawyer: Backpage.com CEO will fight sex trafficking charges

Backpage.com is a Dutch-owned limited liability corporation incorporated in Delaware. Ferrer signed an extradition waiver agreeing to leave Texas as soon as possible, and his USA passport was confiscated. For the past two years, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, under the leadership of Chairman Rob Portman, has sought information pertaining to the role of Backpage.com in the online buying and selling of children for sexual exploitation.