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December 24, 2018 3:23 PM Iran says ready to respond, but U.S. aircraft carrier no threat

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran is ready to respond to any hostile U.S. action, but it does not consider the arrival of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Gulf last week a significant threat, an Iranian navy commander said on Monday. The USS John C. Stennis entered the Gulf on Friday, ending a long absence of U.S. aircraft carriers in the region as tensions rise between 84

December 24, 2018 5:35 AM NFL roundup: Saints hold off Steelers, clinch home field

Taking advantage of a special teams stop on a fake punt, Drew Brees threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas with 1:25 left to lift the host New Orleans Saints to a 31-28 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday and clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. Pittsburgh (8-6-1) led 28-24 with little more than four minutes 166

December 23, 2018 10:11 PM NFL: Patriots and Cowboys claim division titles, playoff spots

(Reuters) - The New England Patriots and Dallas Cowboys are headed to the NFL playoffs after victories in early games on the penultimate Sunday of the regular season. The five-time Super Bowl champion Patriots (10-5) wrapped up their 10th consecutive American Football Conference (AFC) East title with a 24-12 win over the Buffalo Bills. The Cowboys (9-6) claimed 125

December 23, 2018 3:15 PM France's Macron says deeply regrets Trump decision on troops in Syria

N’DJAMENA (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he deeply regretted U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria. In an abrupt policy shift, Trump announced on Wednesday that Washington would withdraw the roughly 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria, upending a pillar of American policy in the Middle East and alarming 112

December 23, 2018 12:19 AM The Latest: Man describes experience with Indonesia tsunami

A man who says he and his family survived the tsunami that hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait says he was taking pictures of a volcano Saturday night when he suddenly saw a big wave come toward him. "I had to run, as the wave passed the beach and landed 15-20m (meters) inland," Øystein Lund Andersen writes on Facebook. "Next wave entered the hotel 112

December 21, 2018 7:46 PM Week 16 NFL betting nuggets to know for every game

Last week's top trend fell short with the Patriots losing in Pittsburgh. This week the top trends point to the Panthers and Dolphins. Here are the rest of the trends that should help you in betting the NFL this weekend. The Patriots are 4-0 ATS in the past four meetings between these AFC East rivals. New England has won each of those four games by at least 69

December 21, 2018 6:22 PM San Francisco police officer who may lose job for racist texts is charged with robbing bank

A San Francisco police officer who was suspended for sending racist and homophobic texts was arrested Tuesday for allegedly robbing a bank last month. Rain Daugherty, 44, allegedly entered the East West Bank in San Francisco on Nov. 29 and handed the teller a note demanding money, federal prosecutors said. The teller said the robber said something like: “calm down, just do it," according 101

December 21, 2018 4:48 PM ‘Girthy’ 500-pound alligator in Florida captured by trappers

It took two hours for alligator trappers in Parrish, Fla., to wrangle a massive 12-foot, 500-pound gator that was lurking in a waterway there. The gator, which was trapped Wednesday, was “menacing” divers who were working on a private project on the waterway, WKMG-TV reported. One of the trappers, Jim Cutway, told the news station the divers first noticed 170

December 20, 2018 6:22 PM Powerful quake strikes off Russia's far east: USGS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck off Russia’s far east on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, although Russian news agencies carried no immediate reports of damage from the sparsely populated area. The quake off Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula, which was initially measured at 7.8 before being revised 81

December 20, 2018 5:36 PM ExxonMobil shelves Canada LNG export project

LONDON/HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) has withdrawn its WCC liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Canada from an environmental assessment, it said on Thursday, signaling that the project has been shelved. The decision to pare its LNG project portfolio follows the decision by a Royal Dutch Shell-led group to build 138