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No. 3 Purdue takes inside track to blow out Omaha 97-40

No. 3 Purdue accomplished one goal Friday by keeping the foot on the accelerator.
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Flights viewing damage to Tonga from huge undersea volcano eruption
A towering ash cloud since Saturday's eruption had prevented earlier flights. Some Tonga residents described it as looking like a moonscape as they began cleaning up from tsunami waves and volcanic ash.
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10 Martin Luther King Jr Facts About the Famous Civil Rights Leader
Martin Luther King Jr was pivotal in the push for racial equality across the U.S. Here are some facts to learn more about the acclaimed Civil Rights leader
China's birth rate drops for a fifth straight year to record low
China's birth rate plummeted for a fifth consecutive year to hit a new record low in 2021, despite government efforts to encourage couples to have more children in the face of a looming demographic crisis.
Son of missing woman asks federal government for help finding her
Brandon Borries' mother, Sue Borries, has been missing since she was involved in a Jan. 3 plane crash off the coast of Panama.
Jeff Goldblum and Kyle MacLachlan make surprise cameos on Prada runway
The stars were among 10 Hollywood actors modeling Prada's new menswear collection in Milan, which offered a futuristic vision of workplace attire.
Everyone Back Into the European Bond Market Pool!
Records are broken as banks and governments entice investors with new debt issuance.
Sara Evans filed for divorce from Jay Barker before he allegedly attempted to run her over: report
Country music singer Sara Evans filed for divorce from ex-Alabama quarterback Jay Barker months before he allegedly tried to run her over with a vehicle on Saturday, reports said.
Rabbi credits training courses for survival after being held hostage at a Texas synagogue for nearly 11 hours
Investigators are working to learn more about how an armed man stormed a synagogue Saturday near Fort Worth, Texas, holding four people at gunpoint in a nearly 11-hour standoff that resulted in the suspect's death and the hostages escaping with their lives.
UCLA grad student fatally stabbed while working at high-end LA furniture store
A UCLA grad student was fatally stabbed by a random maniac while she was working as a consultant at a high-end furniture store in Los Angeles last Thursday, reports said.
China’s Births Hit Historic Low, Barely Outpacing Death Rate
China’s population, the world’s largest at 1.4 billion, may soon start shrinking, according to new data. Some experts say it already has.
More than 50 million under winter weather alerts across the East Coast with snow and heavy winds on the way
More than 50 million across the Eastern US are under winter weather alerts early Monday as a massive storm system left its mark from Florida to Maine, generating tornadoes, freezing rain and heavy snowfall across the region.
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Omicron’s arrival in Beijing prompts clampdown ahead of Winter Olympics
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Beijing locks down office building with workers still inside after single Omicron case detected
At an office building in China's capital on Sunday, Covid control personnel lugged boxes of pillows and bedding through the closely guarded entrance for workers stuck inside, preparing for what may be days of lockdown as Beijing rushes to prevent the spread of Omicron ahead of the Winter Olympics.
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London Bankers, Your Jobs and Bonuses Look Safe — For Now
New finance jobs created elsewhere in Europe, rather than transfers from London, threaten to erode the City’s status.
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Biden: Texas synagogue attack 'an act of terror'
President Joe Biden called the hostage standoff in a Texas synagogue 'an act of terror.' Speaking in Philadelphia on Sunday, he also said the hostage-taker, identified as British national Malik Faisal Akram, purchased weapons 'on the street.' (Jan. 17)      
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A massive volcanic eruption and tsunami hit Tonga and the Pacific. Here's what we know
An underwater volcano near Tonga has erupted for the third time in four days, potentially threatening the ability of surveillance flights to assess the damage to the Pacific island nation following Saturday's massive eruption and tsunami.
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Three dead after Pasadena vehicle crash
Three people were killed in a vehicle crash in Pasadena on Sunday night.
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Scenes from Indian religious festivals fuel concern amid Omicron surges
The number of new daily confirmed Covid-19 cases on average in India is nearly 30 times higher than it was a month ago. But while some cities and states have banned gatherings, there is no national ban and health experts fear these large events and the lack of masks and social distancing could lead to further mass outbreaks as the Omicron variant surges in the country. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.
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With Novak Djokovic deported, Australian Open begins under omicron cloud
The tournament the unvaccinated Serb had been favored to win was finally underway without him — but the mood was a little dour.
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How to Watch NFL Division Round Games 2022: Pairings, Times and TV Options
The second round will kick off Saturday (Jan. 22) with top seeds Green Bay and Tennessee each hosting divisional round games.
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'Livid': Dak Prescott, Cowboys try to make sense of bizarre final play vs. 49ers
The Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott tried to make sense of the final sequence in Sunday's NFC wild-card playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers.       
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Looking back on the Bidens' first year
In a year of firsts as the oldest U.S. sitting president and the first first lady with a job, Joe and Jill Biden are paving new ground. (Jan. 17)      
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What to watch on Monday: ‘Becoming: Michelle Obama in Conversation’ on BET Her
Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 | 30th Trumpet Awards on Bounce.
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‘Euphoria’ Pushes Zendaya’s Drugged-Out Rue Into the Shadows
Marcell Rev/HBOLast week’s premiere was a great showcase for Sydney Sweeney, whose Toni Collette-level eye work and ability to emote terror had Twitter demanding her own A24 horror movie. This week, we’re blessed with more Sweeney reaction GIFs as Cassie develops an unhealthy obsession with Nate and stresses over the possibility of Maddy finding out. It turns out that watching Nate having a near-death experience was the worst thing that could happen to this girl right after their hookup, as her feelings for him have gone from drunken lust into “I can fix him” territory.We open on Maddy and Cassie rushing an unconscious Nate to the hospital while Rue relays Nate’s inner monologue in a voiceover. Nate imagines an alternate universe where he pursued Cassie during their sophomore year instead of Maddy. This fantasy, like much of the show, looks like an early Lana Del Rey music video. The two of them lay by the pool in their picket-fenced backyard while Nate rubs Cassie’s impregnated belly and they have sex under red strobe lights and on top of a bear skin rug. This already upsetting sequence becomes Nate’s nightmare when we see flickers of Jules taking nude selfies—a reminder of his dad’s sex DVD that’s in Maddy’s possession. When he slowly awakes from his coma, he’s greeted by Cal at his bedside doing his best impression of a comforting father. But the mere sight of him sends Nate into a seizure. Oh, how the tables have turned on Dr. McSteamy.After Nate’s released from the hospital, he and Cassie continue their secret sexcapades. It’s hard to tell if these two even have conversations or whether Levinson just likes showing them have sex. Nate warns Cassie that Maddy will be more mad at her than him if she were to find out. This is a correct read. But from Nate’s mouth everything sounds like a threat.Read more at The Daily Beast.
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Texas synagogue hostage crisis is a terrorism-related matter,’ FBI says
Malik Faisal Akram, the British national who was killed Saturday night after allegedly taking four people hostage inside a Texas synagogue, spoke “repeatedly” about a convicted terrorist during negotiations with law enforcement, according to an FBI statement obtained by Fox News.
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Suspect in NYC fatal shooting posed as food delivery worker
The suspect wanted for killing a 30-year-old man inside an East Village public housing complex on Friday night posed as a food delivery worker to carry out the crime, police said.
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Ben Roethlisberger’s final act shows Steelers’ harsh quarterback reality
Welcome to Quarterback Hell, Pittsburgh. 
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Opinion: Dismal showing by Mike McCarthy, Dallas Cowboys shouldn't be a surprise
Many of the same mistakes Mike McCarthy made with the Packers are playing out in real time with the Cowboys. Jerry Jones should have known better.       
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Hideki Matsuyama caps big rally with eagle to win Sony in playoff
Five shots behind at the turn, Hideki Matsuyama figured all he could do was keep his head down and try to stay in the game Sunday in the Sony Open.
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Naomi Osaka successfully starts her Australian Open defense
The Australian Open started Monday without nine-time champion Novak Djokovic and, finally, the focus was on forehands and backhands instead of his fight to avoid deportation because he isn't vaccinated against COVID-19.
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AFC wild-card overreactions: Bills-Chiefs rematch set to become instant classic
Mackenzie Salmon 'overreacts' to the biggest storylines in the AFC after wild-card weekend.       
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Cracking the case of the ‘woke’ prosecutor
One of the most puzzling conundrums about “progressive” prosecutors, who favor de-prosecution and de-carceration, is to ascertain their motivations.
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Novak Djokovic arrives in Dubai after deportation from Australia
Novak Djokovic arrived early Monday in Dubai after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men's tennis player's hopes of defending his Australian Open title.
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Iowa's Kirk Ferentz disbands diversity group created after 2020 probe
Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz has disbanded an alumni advisory committee that was created after a 2020 investigation found evidence of racial bias against Black players in his program and bullying behavior by some of his assistants.
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Naomi Osaka breezes through first round match at Australian Open
Naomi Osaka advances to the second round against either Dayana Yastremska or Madison Brengle. 
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Patrick Mahomes reveals message to Ben Roethlisberger after Steelers QB's likely final game
Pittsburgh Steelers fans likely saw Ben Roethlisberger’s final NFL game on Sunday night – a 42-21 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC wild-card playoff round.
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NFL winners, losers from wild-card weekend: Bills break out as Cowboys confound in playoffs
Several of the NFL's foremost Super Bowl contenders made strong statements this weekend, including the Bills and Buccaneers.      
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Rangers’ resilience to in-season adversity helping them stay afloat
The Rangers' season has been marked by an ability to bounce back from losses and adversity.
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Georgia man accused of shooting 2 deputies is arrested following 5-day manhunt
A man suspected of shooting 2 deputies in Georgia last week was apprehended Sunday following an intensive and nearly week-long manhunt, authorities said.
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Biden will mark inauguration anniversary still beset by crises
Early in his term, President Joe Biden told the country that he had been elected to solve problems. As he marks the anniversary of his inauguration this week, there are growing doubts over whether he can fulfill this theory of his own presidency.
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North Korea fires 2 suspected short-range ballistic missiles in test
North Korea on Monday launched two suspected short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast, according to reports.
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Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs rout Steelers in Ben Roethlisberger’s likely last game
Patrick Mahomes threw for 404 yards and five touchdowns and the Kansas City Chiefs sent Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger into his anticipated retirement with a 42-21 blowout of the Steelers.
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Report: Ted Lieu Vacationed in Bermuda During 'Build Back Better' Vote
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) took his elderly parents on a luxury cruise to Bermuda this past Thanksgiving as the House voted on President Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" agenda.
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What to Listen To on the Day Martin Luther King Jr. Is Remembered
King was fearless—and fearless because he was faithful—and dangerous to the segregationists. He answered to a higher authority.
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Carolyn Hax: Mother-in-law is all social media, no action on seeing grandchild
Mother-in-law barely visited pre-covid and refuses to video call now, but still complains loudly on social media about missing her toddler grandchild.
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Ask Amy: My absent father won’t take responsibility for excluding me or my family
Reader is holding out hope that his absent father will be in his family's life, but wants him to accept responsibility for his actions.
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Miss Manners: I used to think my relatives were classy, but are they just snobs?
Reader once thought their relatives had classy, refined tastes. But as an adult, they realize maybe they were just snobs the whole time.
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