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VCU falls to Saint Mary's in NCAA First Round, 85-77

After going into the half down 46-31, VCU closed the gap to two points midway through the second half, and it appeared fans in Utah's capital city might be in for another down-to-the wire finish. Arizona's ability to play multiple tempos is one reason the Wildcats are considered a title contender. Rahon followed with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer a short time later, pushing the Gaels' lead to 63-56 with 8:17 remaining.

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Donald Trump praises Secret Service for tackling

The federal offense carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. "I am a friend of the President. I have an appointment", according to the police report obtained by CNN . He said in the letter that he had information relevant to the issue of "Russian hackers", according to charging documents. He was not in any danger during the incident, CNN reported , citing an unnamed source.

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Bronx Man Charged with Murder of 14-Year FDNY EMT

The suspect, a 25-year-old man, is in custody. Arroyo's partner in the vehicle suffered only minor injuries, though police initially said she was in critical condition. Mayor Bill de Blasio said responders should never have to be subjected to violence. "I'm innocent, I didn't do nothing", Gonzalez, of the Bronx, said as he was walked to a waiting vehicle.

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Is Marshawn Lynch Considering Coming Out Of Retirement?

Pro Football Talk reported back in September that Lynch was "up in the air" about a potential NFL return. ESPN says Seattle could decide to release Lynch to allow him to sign with Oakland. He was drafted out of Cal by the Buffalo Bills in 2007 and was traded to the Seahawks after the 2009 season. There's one sticking point in the Raiders' possible pursuit of Lynch: He's still on the Seahawks' reserve/retired list, meaning Seattle still holds his rights.

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Senator John Cornyn Calls for Confirmation of Judge Gorsuch Ahead of Hearing

Committee chairman Chuck Grassley says he expects the hearings to last three to four days. "This is a judge that I've argued in front of when he sat on the U.S. "The information we're learning about Neil Gorsuch's time at the Department of Justice only underscores how deeply concerned Americans should be that this nominee won't be a meaningful check on Donald Trump's illegal and unconstitutional agenda".

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SUV loses control, goes airborne into a gas station

Surveillance video caught a fiery crash as an SUV slammed into a pump at a gas station in Seattle, setting it on fire. CCTV footage from a Seattle gas station captured the dramatic moment a high speed Uber crashed into a gas pump, resulting in an explosion.