Chiefs beat Broncos 30-27 in overtime

Chiefs beat Broncos 30-27 in overtime

Not to be outdone, the Chiefs responded with a scoring drive of their own, as kicker Cairo Santos came on for a 37-yard field to tie the game at 27-27 with 4:19 left. The Broncos' defense had another chance to end things in overtime, prior to the last-second drama. The total has gone under in four of the Broncos' last five games with a closing total of 40 points or less. Read More

Matthews sparks rally, Mavericks beat Pelicans 91-81

Andrew Bogut received more minutes than normal, and he produced for the Dallas Mavericks by pulling down 14 rebounds and blocking a shot. "Haters gonna hate. Still, the Mavericks went into halftime with a 44-42 lead because other than Davis the Pelicans had a difficulty making shots and limiting dribble penetration. Read More

Philippines army mounts major offensive against Isis-linked militants

Philippines army mounts major offensive against Isis-linked militants

Local officials and barangay leaders in Butig confirmed on Monday that no fewer than 17 members of the Dawla gang, also known as the Maute group, had been killed in encounters since late Saturday with soldiers sent to drive them away. This is still part of the Maute group's agenda in courting support and encouraging similar-minded individuals to support ISIS", he said in a statement, referring to another acronym for IS. Read More

Donald Trump Blasts 'Ridiculous' Recount Efforts

Trump had been ignoring Green Party nominee Jill Stein's fight to revisit vote totals in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Citing concerns that voting systems have been compromised, Stein filed for a recount in Wisconsin on Friday afternoon, and has been fundraising off her vow to do the same in Pennsylvania and MI - all states in which Trump won or is leading. Read More

Brazil's Temer plans to remove minister at centre of new scandal

Brazil's Temer plans to remove minister at centre of new scandal

In his letter of resignation, Lima said that the accusations are a matter of "interpretation" and said he left office for the good of his family. Mr Calero, who resigned last week, testified that Mr Temer himself had suggested ways to avoid the normal oversight process for such a building. Read More

Chattanooga School Bus Crash: Sixth Child Dies

Preachers and officials spoke of grief, strength and faith. The age and identity of the sixth child wasn't immediately released. "This woman needs a seat", he said. He called for a "thorough review" to include everything "from how we hire drivers, to how we ensure safety of the equipment, to whether there's seat belts on those buses". Read More

Watkins scores 20, Penn State beats George Washington 74-68

Watkins scores 20, Penn State beats George Washington 74-68

Win, and with enough help you're in the championship game. "He's going to do what he does". The Wisconsin redshirt freshman signal-caller didn't play in the second half vs. "We have to slow down, we have to evaluate things and just make the right play or make the easy play". There will be no bowl game at the end of the year, but they can play spoiler to Penn State's Big Ten Championship hopes. Read More

Dead And 9 Injured After Shooting In New Orleans' French Quarter

One man has since died of his injuries . There was heavy police presence in the area because of Bayou Classic weekend, Harrison said. The shooting took place at the intersection of Iberville and Bourbon streets in the French Quarter. Read More

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Dalai Lama: "I have no worries' about Trump's election"

Trump had often lashed out at minorities like Muslims and Hispanics during his election campaign. Post Dalai Lama's visit to Mongolia , China cancelleed meetings with its northern neighbour. In an interview with Piers Morgan in September , he said he didn't know what to think of the reality tv star-turned-politician ― before launching into mocking impression of Trump's hairstyle and speech. Read More

Fukushima avoids tsunami after 7.4-magnitude quake

Japan was shaken but relieved Tuesday after a powerful natural disaster generated only a small tsunami that caused no apparent damage to nuclear facilities. He adds: "It really came back". A series of aftershocks were felt in the hours after the initial quake struck. The sways to the side were huge. One of the prime concerns on Tuesday was the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which suffered a catastrophic meltdown in 2011. Read More

Trump reveals two more staff appointments

Trump reveals two more staff appointments

During his tenure on the Federal Election Commission from 2008 to 2013, he led a GOP faction that was criticized for loosening enforcement of regulations on campaign spending. McFarland has been named deputy national security adviser, Donald Trump's transition team has announced . "I am honored to continue advising President-elect Trump in the Trump-Pence Administration", McGahn said . Read More

Putin and Trump Agree to Improve Ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President-elect Donald Trump yesterday concluded their first telephone conversation with an agreement to instruct their respective staffs to begin planning for a personal meeting. He said he was "certain" that Trump would live up to US commitments. At the time, nearly all polls showed Democrat Hillary Clinton leading Trump. The sides stressed the necessity of creating a solid foundation of bilateral ties through the development of trade and economic ... Read More

Senate trade-off: More Obama judges, Trump gets nominees

Carl Marcellino (R-Syosset) has a lead of more than 2,000 votes over Democrat James Gaughran. Barack Obama and his wife Michelle supported Clinton's campaign for the presidency. The United States now has the fewest number of divided-government states since the 1940s. Millions who feel vulnerable to Trump's moves on immigration and equality before the law - as well as his departures from widely accepted ethical and constitutional norms - are now looking to Democratic leaders to send strong, ... Read More

Turkey says soldier killed in north Syria clashes

At the moment, the Turkish troops are not engaged in combat with Syrian government forces. The bodies of the killed soldiers were transferred to the southern Turkish border town of Kilis. No missiles, though, were fired on the jets. "We will give further details later", the governor said. Turkey backed Free Syrian Army is making advance in the Daesh stronghold al Bab. Read More

Hammond says can sustain high debt because of market credibility

Hammond says can sustain high debt because of market credibility

Mr Chote said the OBR's job was not to predict what it thought was the most likely outcome for the future, "but what the most likely outcome is conditional upon the current stated policy of the government", he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. Read More

Vladimir Putin Presents 'Honored' Actor Steven Seagal With a Russian Passport

Vladimir Putin Presents 'Honored' Actor Steven Seagal With a Russian Passport

I still think all of this is the plot to Expendables 3 . The 64-year old actor has been a regular visitor to Russian Federation in recent years and has accompanied Putin to several martial arts events. Like Depardieu, he has previously hung out with Putin, a fellow martial arts fan, and other strongmen leaders from the former Soviet Union. A 2015 report by BuzzFeed News said that Putin suggested Seagal as an honorary consul to improve relations between the two countries. Read More

Putin says Trump confirmed willing to mend ties

Esperon and other Cabinet officials told reporters how the Duterte-Putin bilateral meeting went, a meeting which the Philippine President had said he was looking forward to. Speaking about the interaction in a press conference in Peru, Mr Obama said he told Mr Putin he wants to reach a settlement that solves the Ukraine crisis before he leaves office in January. Read More

Merkel expected to say she will seek fourth term as German chancellor

Merkel expected to say she will seek fourth term as German chancellor

She added she was honored that some around the world are now looking to her for leadership - some are calling her the post-Trump leader of the free world - but Merkel said that she finds the expectation "very much grotesque and nearly weird", since she doubts the ability of any one leader to single-handedly improve the world. Read More

Clinton leads Trump by over two million in popular vote

Clinton leads Trump by over two million in popular vote

There are also calls to recount votes in some swing states like MI, where the Republican candidate won by a narrow margin of 30,000 votes for a total of five million voters. Right now, 11 blue states worth 165 electoral votes have ratified the "National Popular Vote" compact; convince those 165, more than 30 percent of the electoral college, to vote for "Popular Vote" next month and then you're flexing some real muscle. Read More

Demonetisation to have positive impact on economy: Jaitley

Demonetisation to have positive impact on economy: Jaitley

The opposition is asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take part in the debate and give his opinion on the same. "The maximum black money was generated in this country between 2004 and 2014". "They brought in three speakers and it was clear that not many were fully prepared". Jaitley acknowledged that businesses have been hit but pointed out the impact will be only short term. Read More

Turkey will retaliate for death of Turkish soldiers in Syria - prime minister

Do they know who is responsible? The Turkish troops are not fighting Syrian government forces, and have not been attacked by them, though Damascus has strongly objected to the military intervention. And the YPG said guerillas repelled Turkish attacks on Manbij to the east. There was no immediate comment from the Syrian military. Damascus has condemned Turkey's incursion into northern Syria , denouncing it as a "flagrant breach" of its sovereignty. Read More

Hurricane Otto strengthens to Category 2 storm

The US National Hurricane Centre said the storm had regained hurricane strength late Wednesday night, with winds of 85mph, after fluctuating between tropical storm and hurricane status earlier this week. A strong natural disaster off the Pacific Coast of Central America shook the region on Thursday, and could prompt hazardous tsunami waves, United States monitoring agencies said, just as a hurricane barrelled into the Caribbean coasts of Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Read More

Trump's friend Farage taunts PM May with 'ambassador's reception'

Trump's friend Farage taunts PM May with 'ambassador's reception'

On the other side of pond, Nigel Farage, whose once-fringe, far-right United Kingdom Independence Party long championed the quest to get Britain out of the European Union, is not saddled with the burden of dealing with policy now that his nation has taken the fateful decision to reject Brussels - at the cost already of some $75 billion to the British economy . Read More

1 big difference between French primary candidates: Russia

Fillon, the surprise runaway victor in the first round of the rightwing contest last weekend, underlined his intention to reform a country he said was "on the verge of revolt". The Republicans is the new name of the center-right UMP party of former presidents Sarkozy and Jaques Chirac. Aleksei Pushkov, the head of the Foreign Affairs Committee in Russia's lower house of parliament, said following Fillon's first-round primary victory that should he win the French presidency, it would mark the ... Read More

At least 57 Shiite pilgrims dead in Iraq truck bomb explosion

The bombing was the deadliest in Iraq since an explosives-filled truck blew up near a shopping mall in Baghdad in July, killing at least 300 people in the worst terrorist attack in the capital since the U.S. A restaurant on the premises of the gas station is popular with travelers. The Iranian Foreign Ministry condemned the carnage, expressing sympathy with the Iraqi government and the victims' families; ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said its Baghdad embassy is "investigating the ... Read More