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People Danielson: Committee should favor Alabama over Georgia
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Miami vs. Clemson at Charlotte, N.C. (8 p.m., 6ABC): The Hurricanes looked like an ordinary team last week at Pittsburgh in suffering their first loss, and it remains to be seen how confident they will be against the Tigers, who want a chance to defend their 2016 national championship.

People Toll taker killed in Bay Bridge crash ID'd, Gov. Brown offers condolences
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According to East Bay Times , it is believed that a second death was caused by the crash, but the exact details are unclear. The CHP said that one person was killed, but would not reveal the person's identity. It was not known how long the lanes would be closed. Investigators say a line of vehicles were waiting at the toll booth when a truck struck the last vehicle in line cause a ripple effect crash.

People Former Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner Files to Appeal Sexual Assault Convictions
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Lawyers for Brock Turner filed an appeal Friday with California's 6th District Court of Appeal, claiming their client was denied due process during his 2016 trial and calling it "fundamentally unfair". By saying it occurred "behind a dumpster", the brief argues , Kianerci "implied moral depravity, callousness, and culpability on the appellant's part because of the inherent connotations of filth, garbage, detritus and criminal activity frequently generally associated with dumpsters".

People France's Macron Calls For Iraqi Dialogue, Dismantling of Iran-Backed Militia
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Baghdad and the Kurdish regional capital Arbil have been locked in dispute ever since Sept's independence referendum, which resulted in a resounding "yes" vote for independence in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. The mostly Shia militia alliance has been key to the Iraqi government's fight back against the Islamic State group. Iraqi security forces backed by paramilitaries responded by seizing the oil-rich Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk in Oct and other disputed territory.

People Driver killed, passenger injured in Rockville crash
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A single-car crash in Perry County early Saturday morning has left a 26-year-old man dead. The patrol, Buchanan County Sheriff's Office and the Buchanan County firefighters provided the first units to work the scene. The patrol says the crash happened near state Highway JJ. Highway Patrol says the driver of a 2017 Hyundai crossed the center line and was struck by a 2012 Ford Focus going the opposite direction.

People Nth Korea open to talks if 'recognised' by US
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The latest threat came after North Korea tested its third ICBM, which it claimed was capable of striking anywhere in the United States. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the USA of seeking to provoke North Korea into stepping up its nuclear missile programme.

People Should we be afraid of North Korea's new missile?
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South Korean President Moon told his US counterpart that while Pyongyang's latest missile launch reflects its most advanced technology so far, it still lacks critical technology that would actually make its nuclear and missile weapons development complete.

People National Football League to give $90 mil. to social justice causes
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Reid made a decision to leave the Players Coalition, a group spearheaded by Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and former wide receiver Anquan Boldin , citing the reported deal. Kaepernick's role with the Players Coalition - or lack thereof - has been cited as part of the reason the group has fractured. Okung, who has been raising a fist during the national anthem, said he'll continue demonstrating Sunday.

People Andhra assembly passes Kapu reservation bill for 5% quota
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After coming to power as the Naidu dithered over the quota promise, Kapu leader Mudragadda Padmanabham called for a protest on January 31 past year near Tuni in East Godavari district which turned violent and protestors torched the Ratnanchal Express and ransacked Tuni railway station.

People Tillerson urges China to curb oil supply to N
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Has North Korea achieved the nuclear weapons capability it thinks it needs to defend itself against the United States? Trump's comments were followed by United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley saying the ballistic missile launch "brings us closer to war".

People Top FBI Agent Removed From Russia Probe Over Anti-Trump Text Messages
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Peter Strzok and Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page exchanged messages that had anti-Trump and pro-Hillary Clinton comments, according to The Washington Post . The two were involved in a romantic relationship, the Post reported . At the time , Page worked for Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. It's unclear if the messages continued after Trump became president and after Mueller was appointed as special counsel in May.

People Egypt's foreign minister says no restrictions on presidential hopeful
Author: 0 Egypt's foreign minister says no restrictions on presidential hopeful

Yet he remains popular with many Egyptians who, wearied by years of tumult that decimated tourism and foreign investment, say the country needs a firm leader. Shafik narrowly lost to Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt's 2012 election before fleeing overseas. The UAE, an ally of Sisi, has been officially silent on Shafik's candidacy announcement.

People New charges filed against indicted Baltimore officer
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Detective Sean Suiter was fatally shot in the head with his own gun November 15 while probing a triple homicide in a troubled West Baltimore neighborhood. "We will follow the evidence where the evidence goes". Davis also acknowledged, for the first time, investigators are considering the possibility Suiter killed himself.

People Four Lincolnshire NatWest branches to close in 2018
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A spokesman said it was "investing in our more popular branches and shaping our network, replacing traditional bricks and mortar branches with alternative ways to bank, including community bankers , Mobile Bank on Wheels and post offices , so that we can reach even more customers".

People Mattis heads to Middle East, Africa
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Mattis will be visiting Pakistan for the first time after his appointment as the Secretary of Defense a year ago. The official will begin his engagements with a visit to Egypt tomorrow, where he will meet with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Minister of Defence Sedki Sobhy and then travel to Jordan, where he will participate in the Aqaba Process, a meeting on countering violent extremism in West Africa, hosted by King Abdallah II on Sunday.

People Congressman accused of sexual harassment by ex-staffer
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If anyone is guilty of sexual harassment or sexual assault, they should not hold elected office. Pelosi has called on Conyers to resign. The accuser, identified only as Samantha by Buzzfeed , said Kihuen followed her to her vehicle after a fundraiser on February 6, 2016, and told her, "You look really good, I'd like to take you out if you didn't work for me".