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Seahawks work out former 49ers RB, sign two to practice squad

The Seattle Seahawks worked out a familiar face on Tuesday, per a report.<p><b>Per Field Yates of ESPN</b>, the Seahawks worked out former 49ers running back</b> …

32 dead in Nigeria blast blamed on Boko Haram

At least 32 people are dead and about 80 people are hurt after an explosion in the Nigerian city of Yola, according to various reports.<p>The blast took place at a fruit and vegetable market near a main road, Al Jazeera reports.<p>No one claimed responsibility, but the news agency reports that the blame …

Russia confirms bomb downed its plane over Egypt, vows retribution

A homemade explosive device brought down a Russian passenger plane over Egypt last month, the head of Russia's FSB security service said Tuesday, telling President Vladimir Putin it's now clear the crash that killed 224 people was a "terrorist" act.<p>The Islamic State group had already claimed …

See the Original Coke Bottle Patent Granted 100 Years Ago

Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of American History<p>Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of American History<p>Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum …

Obama says GOP incitement on Syria refugees 'needs to stop'

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama lashed out Wednesday at Republicans who insist on barring Syrian refugees from entering the U.S., …

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Chris Matthews Waived by Seahawks: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

The Seattle Seahawks announced that they waived wide receiver Chris Matthews on Tuesday after he notched only four catches on eight targets for 54 yards in nine games this season.<p>Mike Garafolo of FoxSports.com initially reported the news, and ESPNSeattle.com's Brady Henderson provided confirmation. …

Cowboys release Brandon Weeden, Tony Romo appears set to return

Brandon Weeden was benched for Matt Cassel last month. And with Tony Romo set to return to the lineup, the Cowboys released Weeden on Tuesday.<p>First, …

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Raiders' Aldon Smith suspended one year

Aldon Smith's season with the Oakland Raiders is over.<p>The pass rusher was suspended for one year by the NFL on Tuesday for violating the league's policy on substance abuse, a person familiar with the situation told USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero.<p>The team confirmed the news Tuesday night with a …

Bobby Jindal Ends 2016 Presidential Campaign

Cubans are rushing to the US border before an immigration loophole is closed

Cubans have long enjoyed a privilege coveted by any would-be immigrant to the US: All they have to do to get a path to legal residency is step on US soil.<p>The preferential treatment was established during the Cold War to protect refugees fleeing Cuba’s communist regime. Now that the US and Cuba are …

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Paris attacks reshape U.S. debate on immigration, security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday called for even tighter scrutiny of Syrian refugees fleeing to the United States as last week’s deadly Paris attacks recast America’s long-running debate over immigration and national security.<p>Newly-elected U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) …

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Terror in Paris: What have investigators uncovered about the Paris attacks?

Many questions remain about last week's bombing and shooting rampage in Paris.<p>How much of a role did Islamic State's leadership in Syria play in planning the attacks? How much was left in the hands of conspirators in Belgium, France and beyond? Did some of the gunmen manage to get away that night? …

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