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Auburn faces daunting 2nd half of season, starting at LSU

Auburn faces daunting 2nd half of season, starting at LSU

It was an appropriate song for the end of the third quarter when the Gainesville-based Gators were trailing by one point. WR Antonio Callaway - starter: One of nine players suspended for credit card fraud. Besides, Florida had already overcome bigger fourth quarter deficits earlier this season against Tennessee and Kentucky , so a 1-point LSU lead was hardly a daunting challenge. Read More

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Thousands rally in Barcelona against Catalonia's secession

Thousands rally in Barcelona against Catalonia's secession

It is not a very proactive government. But already there and hundreds of miles away in Madrid , protesters were pleading for conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to heed calls for peaceful dialogue. Banks such as Banco Mediolanum relocated its headquarters to Madrid, Arqui cooperative to Valencia, Caixabank to Valencia and Banc Sabadell took the decision of moving its headquarters to Alicante. Read More

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Conservatives Point Fingers At Obama's ATF For Approving Bump Stocks In 2010

Conservatives Point Fingers At Obama's ATF For Approving Bump Stocks In 2010

Jeremy Sternisha, with The Armories Gun Shop in Oviedo, said bump stocks have not been a popular item in the past. House Democrats also began the day by pushing for action on guns, with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi accusing Republicans at a news conference of being "a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Rifle Association and Gun Owners of America" as she and other Democrats bemoaned the lack of action by the GOP majority to address gun violence. Read More

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Catalan officials study date for independence declaration

Catalan officials study date for independence declaration

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said he would file a complaint against Spanish police after officers fired rubber bullets, smashed into polling stations Sunday and beat back protesters with batons. "Today, Catalan society is fractured and confronted", the 49-year-old Spanish royal said in his address, later labelling the clashes as "very serious moments for [Spain's] democratic life". Read More

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Concerns growing over US-North Korea relations

According to Reuters, a Russian company began routing North Korean internet traffic this month, giving Pyongyang a second connection with the outside world besides China . "The two of us have also maintained a good working relationship and personal friendship", Xi said in comments in front of reporters. " Donald Trump didn't say that!" There are mixed signals from the current administration regarding what diplomatic strategies it's deploying with North Korea . Read More

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"Support the Girls" raises money for locals with breast cancer

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Webb, a breast cancer survivor, joyously cheered on runners as they crossed the finish line. "God is good, I mean I'm blessed". Additionally, Husqvarna is holding the 2017 Husqvarna Breast Cancer Awareness Giveaway, where one randomly selected victor will receive a limited-edition pink 450 Rancher chainsaw and limited-edition pink toy chainsaw. Read More

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Trump says it's a 'sad day'

Trump says it's a 'sad day'

Manchin, who co-sponsored the failed bill that would have expanded background checks , said Tuesday, "I come from a gun state and I am a protector of Second Amendment rights and I understand these people's fear". Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who has been working on legislation that would ban bump stock modifications, said on Twitter that the device allows semiautomatic weapons to fire "up to 800 rounds per minute ― the rate of automatic weapons ― and inflict maximum carnage". Read More

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Over 840 people injured in Catalonia during referendum

Over 840 people injured in Catalonia during referendum

Puigdemont argues his government has been left with no choice but to proceed unilaterally as repeated attempts to discuss the matter with the Madrid government have been ignored. The autonomous region has its own distinct language and culture. Catalan officials claimed 884 people were injured, while reports surfaced of voters being dragged out of polling stations by police. Read More

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Courts should not attempt to be redistricting referees

Courts should not attempt to be redistricting referees

The Court's decision is expected to provide welcome certainty to both employers and employees on the issue of class waivers in arbitration agreements. CORRECTION: A previous version of this story misstated the results of the 2014 Wisconsin legislative election. In the 2012 election, Republicans won 47 percent of the vote but 60 of 99 seats in the Wisconsin Assembly. Read More

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GOP tax plan favors the richest, analysis shows

GOP tax plan favors the richest, analysis shows

The analysis was done on a static basis, meaning that it did not consider how the economy - and thus tax revenues - would change as a result of the revamped tax code. The plan also calls for a corporate tax rate from 35 to 20-percent, a goal that has long had the support of House Republicans, and a one-time tax on the foreign earnings of US companies. Read More

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