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Why LSU trip will be important test for Alabama's remodeled defense

He rushed for a Tigers single-game record 284 yards against MS, including three TDs which all went as long as 59 or more yards. Despite a dominant first eight games, Alabama could lose control of the SEC West with a loss in Death Valley, where the Crimson Tide has needed late heroics to win in its past two visits.

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Credit Agency Warns Charter School Vote Could Hurt Bond Ratings

Apparently, I'm not alone. Supporters of Question 2 say expanding access to charter schools will help students earn a better education, while opponents say more charter schools would mean significant additional costs for communities. According to the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance, 18 million dollars has been poured into this initiative with proponents outspending the opposition 2-to-1.

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Trump edges ahead of Clinton, poll finds

He wants the FBI to go public with what he said are "multiple news reports" of an FBI investigation into former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his potential ties to Russian Federation. The President then argued that Clinton is subjected to a double standard because she is a woman. Those divisions also seem unlikely to recede post-election: almost 90 percent of respondents said they expected political divisions to stay the same or increase if Clinton wins, while 81 percent said ...

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Iraqi forces pause at edge of Mosul, weather cuts visibility

Only six days ago, ISIS fled the town of Al Fazliya as Kurdish Peshmerga forces advanced. Displaced people stand on the back of a truck at a checkpoint near Qayara, south of Mosul, Iraq. Children made V for victory signs, but hundreds of families now face life in a displaced persons camp. In Bazwaia, recaptured by Iraqi troops a day earlier, about a dozen civilians could be seen coming out of the village, waving white flags and bringing with them their livestock - about 200 sheep and a few ...

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Judge decides whether to exclude deposition from Cosby trial

Bill Cosby's attorney Brian McMonagle leaves after a hearing in Cosby's sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Norristown, Pa. "Compounding the problem are the vague allegations of numerous accusers about the time and place of the alleged incidents", his attorneys, Angela Agrusa and Brian McMonagle , said in their motion, filed last month to attempt once again to dismiss the charges.

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Jury being selected in white ex-officer's murder trial

If convicted, Slager faces life without parole. But she said she had no doubt the scenario would have been different had the video not surfaced. The amateur video - frames of which were printed on TIME's cover - showed Scott being shot in the back as he attempted to flee.