New York, Los Angeles amplify security after U.S. airstrike kills top Iranian frequent

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said late Thursday he’d spoken with top NYPD officials about immediate steps the department could take to protect key areas in the city from a potential retaliatory attack by Iranian after a U.S.-led airstrike that killed a top Iranian general.IRAN RESPONDS TO GENERAL KILLING“We will have to be vigilant against…

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Johnson lifts No. 16 Minnesota over No. 9 Auburn in Outback

With the clock winding down on a dominating performance in the Outback Bowl, Minnesota fans broke into a chant of “Row The Boat, Row The Boat, Row The Boat.”The never-give-up mantra coach P.J. Fleck used to help change the culture of Golden Gophers football continues to inspire a program determined to recapture its glory days.”We…

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Chelsea denied by overhead kick; Arsenal beats Man United

Having finally ended a goal drought, Alireza Jahanbakhsh is now celebrating the greatest strike of his career.With an acrobatic overhead kick, the Brighton forward stunned not just Chelsea but his own team, too.The south-coast club’s record signing had endured 18 months without a goal until scoring in Saturday’s victory over Bournemouth.Now the Iranian has two…

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Jeudy, Jones lead Tide past Michigan in Citrus Bowl, 35-16

Jerry Jeudy could have sat out Alabama’s bowl game and still almost certainly would have been a first-round draft pick.He played instead — and if this was his finale, his stock likely soared.Mac Jones threw three touchdown passes, Jeudy became the first Alabama player to top 200 receiving yards in a bowl game and the…

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Trump campaign blows previous 2020 Dems with newest fundraising haul, sitting on over $100M

President Trump’s campaign raked in a whopping $46 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, fueled in part by a backlash from his base against House Democrats’ impeachment efforts and blowing past any of his would-be Democratic rivals.The incumbent now starts the election year sitting on a nearly $103 million war chest.Trump’s reelection campaign touted their fundraising efforts…

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Wyoming rolls over Georgia Verbalize 38-17 in Arizona Bowl

Wyoming wanted to make the most of its bowl game after being passed over in the postseason last year. Giving a freshman quarterback his first career start didn’t seem like the best approach to accomplishing that goal.Levi Williams handled it just fine and the Cowboys are riding off from the 2019 season with a bowl…

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Arizona Train defeats Florida Train 20-14 in Solar Bowl

With each team missing its standout rusher, defense dominated at Tuesday’s Sun Bowl. Hardly pretty, but hardly a concern for Arizona State coach Herm Edwards.“Obviously it was a game not pleasing to the eye,” he said.Willie Harts returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to lead Arizona State to a…

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Mexico penal advanced brawl over soccer sport leaves 16 inmates dreary, 5 wounded

Sixteen inmates were killed at a Mexico prison this week after a dispute over a soccer game escalated into a full-scale riot, reports say.The melee, which took place Tuesday afternoon at the Cieneguillas state prison in Central Mexico, lasted nearly three hours before security could get the situation under control. Those who died suffered gunshot…

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Bowden’s slack TD pass lifts Kentucky previous VTech 37-30

Lynn Bowden Jr. outplayed Virginia Tech all day with his feet.Then he closed them out with his arm.“Ya’ll said I couldn’t throw, so over the top it goes,” Bowden joked after the game.Bowden ran for 233 yards on 34 carries, and then tossed a 13-yard touchdown pass to Josh Ali with 15 seconds left as…

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Mariah Carey’s Twitter account got hacked

Pop diva Mariah Carey, the queen of Christmas, didn’t have a nice New Year’s Eve after her Twitter account was hacked on Tuesday.Variety reported that the hack began at 3:23 p.m. PT, and more than 50 tweets were posted containing vulgarities and the use of the N-word. There were also posts about rapper Eminem.The last tweet appeared at…

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