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12/7/2016 9:32:13 AM
Illinois State Police have arrested a Tennessee man on alcohol charges after the 2005 Chevy Trailblazer he was driving struck an abandoned semi-tractor trailer truck parked  along I-39 south of Rochelle early yesterday morning in which 2 people were killed.The accident took place a short time before 2AM about a mile south of Steward.44-year old Rusty Garner of Union City, Tennessee was travel...read more

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By David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - An National Football League player's northern New Jersey home was vandalized with a swastika and other racist taunts scrawled on the inside walls during a break-in this week, according to police and photos that the player posted online. The break-in happened on Tuesday night while Nikita Whitlock, a fullback with the New York Giants, and his family were not at home, police in the borough of Moonachie said. Photos that Whitlock posted on Instagram showed a broken window, a swastika and a racial epithet for black Americans.

Golf - WGC-HSBC Champions Golf TournamentGolf's governing bodies have introduced a new local rule to eliminate the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved on the green, the scenario that overshadowed Dustin Johnson's maiden major victory at this year's U.S. Open. Johnson played the closing holes of his final round at Oakmont not knowing whether he would be given a stroke penalty after the ball moved fractionally on the marble-slick fifth green when he grounded his putter next to it. Although he was later docked a shot, it made no difference to the outcome of the tournament, sparing the United States Golf Association (USGA) the embarrassment of denying him the title on a technicality.


Dec 8 (Gracenote) - Scores from the European Tour Hong Kong Open at the par-70 course on Thursday in Hong Kong -6 Rafael Cabrera-Bello (Spain) 64 -5 Sebastien Gros (France) 65 -4 Jbe Kruger (South Africa) 66 Peter Uihlein (U.S.) 66 Benjamin Hebert (France) 66 Sam Brazel (Australia) 66 Paul Peterson (U.S.) 66 Tommy Fleetwood (Britain) 66 Ignacio Elvira (Spain) 66 Jordan Smith (Britain) 66 Jorge Campillo (Spain) 66 David Lipsky (U.S. ...

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers points to his eye after he was hit in the first half against the New York Knicks at Madison Square GardenLeBron James let his game do the talking as his NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers humbled the New York Knicks 126-94 at Madison Square Garden. While the Cavs were dismantling the Knicks, Western Conference powerhouse Golden State were producing another dominant win of their own, routing the Clippers 115-98 in Los Angeles.


Josh Burack, new CEO of the Asian Tour golf organisation, poses for a photo in Hong Kong, on December 7, 2016The Asian Tour's strategic tie-up with the European Tour is a "great option" which will create more tournaments and opportunities for regional golfers, the body's new CEO told AFP. Josh Burack said the "strategic alliance", adopted after Asian players baulked at a proposed merger with the bigger tour, wasn't a second-best move for Asia. The agreement was struck in July after Burack's predecessor Mike Kerr, who had backed a full merger of playing memberships and business interests, stepped down last December amid deep divisions over the move.


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Students attend a lecture for the entrance exam for postgraduate studies at a hall in JinanLONDON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The maker of the ACT college-entrance exam, which has been struggling to contain an international cheating epidemic, is raising its fees for overseas test-takers by $10 to pay for enhanced security. Beginning next April, the high-stakes exam will cost up to $109.50 for overseas test-takers - $51 more than those in the United States. The ACT and its rival, the SAT, are used by thousands of U.S. colleges to help choose among millions of student applicants.


Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein waves to supporters as she leaves a news conference outside Trump Tower in Manhattan, New YorkProtesters planned to rally on Thursday in Lansing, Michigan, outside the state's highest court, the latest judicial body to weigh the fate of Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein's demands for recounts in three states. A federal judge on Wednesday revoked his order requiring a recount in Michigan, siding with a state appeals court that found Stein did not have grounds to mount her challenge. Stein has appealed to the state Supreme Court.


By David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - An National Football League player's northern New Jersey home was vandalized with a swastika and other racist taunts scrawled on the inside walls during a break-in this week, according to police and photos that the player posted online. The break-in happened on Tuesday night while Nikita Whitlock, a fullback with the New York Giants, and his family were not at home, police in the borough of Moonachie said. Photos that Whitlock posted on Instagram showed a broken window, a swastika and a racial epithet for black Americans.
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