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Cleveland Browns Avoid Going 0-16 By Beating Chargers For First Win

Having lost their past 16 games, the Browns managed a 20-17 win over the San Diego Chargers in Cleveland. The Browns beat the San Chargers 20-17, moving their record to 1-14 on the season. The Browns rushed for 124 yards as a team. The Browns outrushed the Chargers, 124-35. It was the way he played and how it ended that lead us to continue to cover him. Read More »

Area Malls Court Last Minute Shoppers One Final Time

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Honey Depot: Christmas Eve, open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; closed Christmas Day . Almost every store is opening early and staying open later on Friday. Buffalo Wild Wings will be open at participating locations on Christmas Day . Sonic: Christmas Eve, open 6 a.m. - noon; Christmas Day , open noon - 10 p.m. Target: If you forgot to get stocking stuffers, they're open from 8 a.m.to 11 p.m. Read More »

Auto bomb kills 13, wounds 56 on bus in Central Turkey

That attack killed 44 people, mostly police officers, and wounded scores others. We stand by Turkey. He added that more detentions could take place to catch suspects involved in the attack. Later on Saturday, a small group of people attacked pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party's (HDP) headquarters in Kayseri . The Turkish government has detained tens of thousands of people and fired tens of thousands of others for alleged ties to a cleric-led movement it says was behind the attempted coup, ... Read More »

Duterte says he won't impose anything on China

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The Millennium Challenge Corporation said it has "deferred a vote on the re-selection of the Philippines for compact development, subject to a further review of concerns around rule of law and civil liberties". This war on the country's most vulnerable citizens has been undertaken at the behest of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte who, upon assuming office in June, made a public call for police and citizens alike to execute people who use or sell drugs. Read More »

Alec Baldwin Is Back on 'SNL' For an 'Unpresidented' Poke at Putin

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Finally, actor John Goodman made an appearance to play Trump's pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson. Most of the previous SNL sketches featuring Baldwin's impression have drawn Trump's wrath . A shirtless Putin arrived first, climbing down the chimney and offering a Christmas gift that was obviously just Russian spyware in disguise. Baldwin as Trump replies. Read More »

Political Parties Get Tax Exemption on Deposits of Demonetised Notes

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Clarifying on reports that the government can not scrutinise tax returns of political parties, CBDT on Saturday said that there are enough provisions in the Income Tax Act to scrutinise those accounts. "We have information from FIU regarding how much deposits have been made in dormant account, (zero-balance) Jan Dhan, urban cooperative bank, how much repayment of loans have been made in cash, RTGS transfers, withdrawal and hence I-T department has been successful on raids", Adhia added. Read More »

CDC Says Pregnant Women Should Avoid Travel to This Texas City

In comparison with microcephaly rates from a 2009-2013 United States registry, which reported 7 cases for every 10,000 live births; these findings showed a "prevalence that is substantially higher than the background prevalence of microcephaly", notes the JAMA press release. Read More »

Crash Course: Who Are The 'Gotham City Sirens'?

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Gotham City Sirens is a 2009 Paul Dini series in which Harley Quinn, Catwoman , and Poison Ivy join forces to perpetuate their collective moral ambiguity. Robbie is an incredible actress who seems to know where she wants to take her fan-favorite character. A team-up film is a good way to reintroduce Catwoman to the new DC movie-verse, and Poison Ivy hasn't gotten a serious live-action take for her entire history, despite a classic animated rendition and close-and at times possibly ... Read More »

Corpus Christi, Texas, tells residents not to use tap water

H-E-B employees remove bottles of water from a crate to hand out to customers Thursday morning, December 15, 2016, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Corpus Christi spokeswoman Kim Womack said at a news conference Thursday that city inspectors did not find a "backflow preventer" on the property. Read More »

Sitcom dad Alan Thicke dies at 69

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Riding onto the stage on a fake Zamboni, he sang all about the country, from its politicians to its celebrities and provinces: "In Canada, we are family, arms open wide, friends you can count on", be belted out onstage in his famous baritone voice. Read More »

Facebook Will Screen its First Live 360 Video From The National Geographic

So, if you're looking forward to using Instagram's Live video feature, you may want to skim through your followers list. As expected, Instagram added live video to its existing app, this week. Also, users will have the ability to either enable or disable comments. RELATED: Attend the Big 5 social media boot camp, with presentations on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram. Read More »

Sex CD scam: Karnataka Excise Minister HY Meti resigns over sleaze tape

However, there were contradictory reports on who the woman was. He said, "Mr H Y Meti, Minister for Excise, voluntarily submitted his resignation to me". Meti, 71, has dismissed the tape and the allegation as concocted. However, the woman had later backtracked on Tuesday, saying she was forced to make false charges against Meti by unidentified men, Deccan Chronicle reported. Read More »

Militants retake ancient city of Palmyra from Syrian forces

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Russian raids overnight bolstered Syrian soldiers fighting off an IS offensive on Palmyra, the renowned UNESCO World Heritage site in central Syria. In May past year, the group seized several towns in Homs province including Palmyra , where they caused extensive damage to many of its ancient sites. Read More »

Gambia's Opposition Calls On President To Step Down After Election Defeat

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However, Jammeh has rejected the election results, claiming that there were "serious and unacceptable abnormalities" and has called for a new election, Gay Star News reports. "We as members of the bar association and the staff of the judiciary in particular to boycott the courts in solidarity with the people until such time as the government of the outgoing President Jammeh accepts the results of this election and handover power to the president-elect". Read More »

China Concerned With President-Elect Trump's Comments

But as Mr Trump has repeated his campaign criticisms of China - and as his statements about Taiwan have rippled throughout the region - Beijing has noticeably hardened its tone. The editorial warned that Trump, because of his "lack of hands on experience", was liable to be influenced and controlled by hardliners near him. "China unquestionably considers the years to come as a huge opportunity, when the U.S. Read More »

New Pokemon Confirmed For Pokemon Go, More Details Next Week

Not to mention that there are a lot of players and fans from different places all over the world that can't even play the game. According to The Silph Road , the latest update does not include any new move sets. However, it should be noted that Niantic didn't advertise the implimentation of Ditto in the last update until a day after players had discovered the new Pokemon in the wild. Read More »

BJP says Rahul Gandhi's speeches cause tremors within Congress and not outside

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We have the logic and reasoning for the discussion. In a stinging attack on Congress over the Parliament logjam, Naidu asked, "Is it foolish to take action against black money and corruption which was encouraged by Congress and its friends all these years in power?" The Minister claiming that a debate under a rule that entails voting and one that does not is not substantively different, said, "Once again I appeal, rather than raising bogeys, changing goalposts and exclamation of bravado ... Read More »

Istanbul auto bomb injures some 20 police officers

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A Reuters photographer said many riot police officers were seriously wounded. At least 20 people are understood to have been injured by an apparent auto bomb that went off following a 2-1 win for Besiktas , which took the club joint top of the table. Read More »

Airtel offers new plan for pre-paid customers

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The operator, just like Airtel , has launched 2 voice calling packs with unlimited voice calls. Coming back to the new Idea offer, the offer for now has been launched in all circles but the prices vary marginally from circle to circle. This pack is also valid for a span of 28 days and is available to customers across India. Jio's offer is limited to new 4G customers. This offer would be applicable for prepaid customers with a validity period of 28 days similar to other telcos. Read More »

Princess Kate dazzles in Princess Diana's beloved tiara

Kate Middleton's Jenny Packham gown was also a repeat wear - she originally wore the red gown for a state banquet in 2015. According to her personal will, she left the piece to Will's mother, Diana, who wore the tiara at several large-scale events. Read More »

Event briefs: Church to host cookie walk Saturday

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A live nativity is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at First Baptist Church of Clayton , 411 N. Fayetteville St., Clayton. A Christmas concert will be on Sunday at 7 p.m. Childcare and Early Childhood ministries will be offered for children through age four through 3rd Grade. Bible study led by the pastor is on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Read More »

Lake effect snow warnings issued for western, central NY

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The timing of the storm and the temperature when it arrives will determine how much snow and how much rain we get. Meteorologists say winds gusting up to 35 miles per hour will reduce visibility significantly and cause hazardous driving conditions in some areas. Read More »

Chennai mourns the loss of an icon

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Jayalalithaa was 13 when she began her film career and quickly became known as a romantic lead in numerous almost 150 Tamil-language movies she worked on. Ansari said her contribution to the economic development of the deprived sections of society would be cherished. Gone but not forgotten: J. Jayalalithaa gestures to her party supporters while standing on the balcony of her residence in Chennai . Read More »

CEOs of AT&T, Time Warner to sell merger to skeptical Senate

A simple content partnership should be able to meet that goal. Republicans and Democrats questioned whether the merger will give AT&T the incentive to harm rival distributors of content that compete with its DirecTV business as well as entertainment producers that compete with Time Warner, which owns HBO and CNN. Read More »

Brexit Supreme Court challenge continues amid Commons showdown

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But the Brexit Secretary, David Davis, who will respond to Labour's demands in the debate for the Government, will face calls from MPs for a firm pledge that the Government will reveal its plan. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? "Our plan is to go out there across the world and negotiate free trade agreements around the rest of the world". Read More »

OH lawmakers pass 'heartbeat' abortion legislation

The measure has passed the state House twice before, only to die in the Senate. The bill now goes to state Gov. John Kasich for signatures, and he has 10 days to either sign or veto it - whereby it becomes law no matter what. But pregnancies like theirs would be targeted under the bill seeking to ban abortions past 20 weeks. Utah required abortion doctors to inject women with anesthesia, so that the fetus would not feel pain during the procedure - a requirement at odds with much research ... Read More »

Lawyers: Trump has to sell DC hotel before taking office

Trump has said he plans to hold a press conference December 15 to announce how he plans to disentangle himself from his business dealings so that he can concentrate on the presidency. They point out that Article II, Section 1, Clause 7 of the Constitution, states: "The President shall...receive for his Services, a Compensation...and he shall not receive within that Period any other Emolument from the United States, or any of them". Read More »

Italy Must Hold Snap Elections After Referendum Failure - Lawmaker

The results hail a victory for the people against the bankers, big finance, media and European Union technocrats, the lawmaker said, adding that Italians must choose the next government which will serve the interest of the people. "Arrogance lost, from which we'll learn many things in forming our team for government and our platform", Di Maio said. The euro fell to 20-month lows against the dollar, with markets anxious that instability in the euro zone's third-largest economy could reignite ... Read More »

Olympics committee to reject Tokyo 2020 $20 bn budget

The IOC also has come under pressure to reduce costs in order to lure cities to bid for future games. "The easiest way to express our budgetary objective is two words: no surprises", L.A. Bid officials say they can do this because more than 30 venues already exist and those that don't will be built as temporary structures. "While the Los Angeles bid aims to minimize financial and execution risks, history tells us that there may be no way to completely eliminate these sorts of risks for a ... Read More »