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Sports Saudi sports stadiums to open doors to women for first time
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He ordered a 5000-riyal (R16 400) bonus for soldiers fighting in Yemen and granted Saudis working for the state an extra 1000 riyals a month as a "cost of living" allowance for a year. The government also announced plans to cut perks to royal family members, which angered many members of Saudi's elites. Security services on Thursday arrested 11 princes after they staged a palace protest in the capital Riyadh over the non-payment of their electricity and water bills, the attorney-general said.

Sports GEORGIA WINS! Reactions to UGA's Rose Bowl victory
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With its 54-48 victory over the Sooners in a College Football Playoff semifinal Monday, Georgia advanced to next week's national championship game in Atlanta. And the Sooners failed to salt away the lead in regulation before failing to score a touchdown in overtime. It was the third quarter that ultimately did the Sooners in.

Sports Skagen and Kate Spade introduce their first touchscreen Android Wear smartwatches
Author: 0 Skagen and Kate Spade introduce their first touchscreen Android Wear smartwatches

It's lazy, frankly, so Kate Spade has launched its own for women that's built from the ground up just for them. A spade logo is etched onto the knob on the right of the case. You know, like most other Android Wear 2 watches. Fossil Group has used the world's biggest consumer electronics exhibition CES to unveil touchscreen smartwatches from Kate Spade .

Sports Colquitt County linebacker JJ Peterson commits to Vols
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Pruitt was seen exiting an elevator on his way into his new coaching gig Tuesday afternoon. During press conferences for the College Football Playoffs, Pruitt made clear his only hat on the recruiting trail was a 'Power T'. "Right now, they don't know me and I don't know them". Pruitt also was Florida State's defensive coordinator in 2013 and was on Alabama's staff during the Crimson Tide's 2009, 2011 and 2012 title runs.

Sports Butler, Wiggins lead Wolves over Thunder
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He has missed seven games since then while backup Tyus Jones has taken over as a starter. They lost their most recent game, four of their last five, and eight of their last ten. "I think we did what we're supposed to do at home", Butler said. "We'll see them again down the road and hopefully we play the same exact way". Butler, who is in his first season with Minnesota after coming over from the Chicago Bulls, said he is trying to be one of the veteran leaders on a young team.

Sports Barcelona's huge release clause for Yerry Mina revealed
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La Liga leaders FC Barcelona have reached an agreement for the transfer of Yerry Mina from Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras . Mina will sign a contract that contains a 100-million-euro termination clause, the Barcelona FC said in a communiqué.

Sports Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters to have season-ending surgery
Author: 0 Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters to have season-ending surgery

By having the surgery now, Waiters should be able to return for the start of Miami's training camp next September, assuming the timeline for recovery he mentioned in the preseason is accurate. But it's still a tough blow for the squad, which now sits at 24-17 and in fourth place in the Eastern Conference. Waiters' expected absence for the rest of the season is a major blow for Miami's depth.

Sports Met Office issues snow and ice warning for parts of Aberdeenshire
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The warning covers Northern Ireland, Wales, north-west England, south-east England, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber and south-east England. Conditions will become cooler again on what is forecast to be a cold and misty night on Thursday, with frost, fog and temperatures as low as -2 degrees.

Sports Serge Ibaka, James Johnson suspended for throwing punches
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Indiana. Next up, on Saturday, also at the ACC, will be the Golden State Warriors, whose run-and-gun three-point mentality has revolutionized the game and put them in the NBA Finals the past three years - each time against Cleveland. "He must have thought I was trying to hit him or something after I shot the [final] shot, but I don't know", DeRozan told reporters in his postgame comments.

Sports Illini players preview Iowa game
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Illinois Fighting Illini freshman guard Trent Frazier already had a monster game on Thursday night against the Iowa Hawkeyes even before he buried a game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime. ET/7 p.m. CT at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill . "If I could control if the ball goes in or not, I could write the book and have all the answers".

Sports Army challenges nickname of NHL's Las Vegas franchise
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Army's opposition to the "Golden Knights" team name trademark in court. The Army has a parachute team that also goes by the Golden Knights. But their parachute team has been known as the Golden Knights since the 1960s. "Bill told us this story about the origins of the Black Knight mascot for West Point which are sort of grounded in this first true knight of valor", Adidas Design Director Jeff Eagles added in the video.

Sports Allardyce confirms Everton's Walcott negotiations
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Wenger is quietly telling Walcott he no longer needs him by having not started him in a single Premier League game this season. Allardyce has now all but confirmed his interest in Walcott after admitting negotiations with Arsenal to sign the forward on permanent basis are ongoing.

Sports Guardiola and Kane win December Premier League awards
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Guardiola and Defoe will be hoping for more of the same from their respective sides in crunch clashes this weekend, with City travelling to Anfield to take on Liverpool and Bournemouth welcoming Arsenal to the Vitality Stadium. Liverpool FC have won their last four Premier League games against Manchester City at Anfield . The Citizens lead the way not only in terms of points earned but also in goals scored after firing home on 64 separate occasions this term, spearheading ...

Sports The Tip-Off: Deandre Ayton and Arizona welcome Tres Tinkle and Oregon State
Author: 0 The Tip-Off: Deandre Ayton and Arizona welcome Tres Tinkle and Oregon State

The two men combined for seven of the eight made 3-pointers for OR on the night. It was a close game the rest of the half. Oregon State has been the nation's most improved team, at 10-5 after going 5-27 past year. OSU failed to score for the final 5:30 while UA failed to score for the final 3:11 of the half. The Wildcats found their offense in the second half, scoring 41 points in the game's final 20 minutes.

Sports Business plan: Bell ready to carry heavy load for Pittsburgh Steelers
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According to Chris Adamski, Over the past nine games alone the Steelers have allowed: 12 passes of 40+ yards, 22 passes of 30+ yards, and 27 passes of 25+ yards. Not only was Roethlisberger intercepted five times, the Jaguars returned two for touchdowns. And now that Roethlisberger's wish has become a reality - the Steelers host the Jaguars on Sunday - he must, in the words of Jacksonville cornerback A.J.

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Author: 0 "Huge 6'9" Ohio State OT Kevin Feder announces decision to transfer

In returning to Ohio State, Campbell helps bolster a Buckeyes receiving corps that will aim to make a seamless transition for J.T. Barrett's successor at quarterback. "I think he's finally healthy". We made some shots tonight that on an average night that we're probably not going to make. "I think it was just a little bit of everything".

Sports New Orleans Saints' Marshon Lattimore, Alvin Kamara are ultimate chess pieces
Author: 0 New Orleans Saints' Marshon Lattimore, Alvin Kamara are ultimate chess pieces

And this time it's a good one. New Orleans scored the most points (19) and had the second-best conversion rate on third downs (4-for-11, 36.4 percent) of any Vikings foe that visited U.S. He is a perennial Pro Bowler having his best season in the pros. He showed his flexibility by starting games at both right tackle and left tackle and flashed his versatility in the run game and passing game.

Sports Eden Hazard Says He'll Sign Chelsea Contract
Author: 0 Eden Hazard Says He'll Sign Chelsea Contract

Hazard has been consistently linked to Real Madrid , with reports on Thursday even suggesting that he had agreed a move to Spain. Eden Hazard has confirmed he will sign a new contract at Chelsea after Thibaut Courtois does the same. "I still have two years of my contract but when I feel the desire to leave, I'll leave". But the Belgium global has now quashed rumours that he will leave the Blues by confirming he intends to sign a new deal.