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    Ryan Nassib threw four touchdown passes to his tight ends and Syracuse delivered a 49-23 upset of No. 11 West Virginia on Friday, scoring more points than it ever has in the 66-year history of the rivalry.

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    22 Oct 11
  • Gaddafi asset hunters face legal mazes

    Libya’s new leaders will have to dig deep to find billions of dollars in cash and assets that Muammar Gaddafi and his family stashed around the world, and then will face daunting legal hurdles to recover them all, experts said on Friday.

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    21 Oct 11
  • People gather on the steps of New York City Hall protesting the states plan for shale oil drilling in the city's watershed in New York January 4, 2010.

    The end of a drilling ban in New York was meant to be a new dawn for energy companies. After years of waiting, they would finally be able to exploit the richest deposit of natural gas in the country.

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    21 Oct 11
  • President Barack Obama walks from the podium after announcing the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq in the briefing room of the White House in Washington October 21, 2011. Obama on Friday said the United States will fulfill its promise by pulling troops out of Iraq by year-end.

    President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to pull all U.S. troops from Iraq this year, symbolically ending the war but dashing U.S. hopes of leaving a few thousand troops to buttress a still shaky Iraq and offset neighboring Iran’s influence.

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    21 Oct 11
  • vike

    C John Sullivan (concussion) still hasn’t been cleared to practice. If he can’t do anything Friday, there’s a good chance Joe Berger would start against the Packers. Berger has 20 career starts, including 14 at …

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    21 Oct 11
  • hockeywild

    It’s trite, but maybe Thursday’s 2-1 shootout win over Edmonton can be a turning point to an inconsistent start to the Wild’s season. As rookie coach Mike Yeo said, Dany Heatley lifted the Wild out …

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    21 Oct 11
  • “Man-flu” is real to a fifth of British women

    One in five British women believe that the debilitating “man-flu” disease which temporarily leaves sufferers prostrate on the sofa watching televised sports is real, according to a new study.

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    21 Oct 11
  • Gaddafi’s death – who pulled the trigger?

    Disturbing images of a blood-stained and shaken Muammar Gaddafi being dragged around by angry fighters quickly circulated around the world after the Libyan dictator’s dramatic death near his home town of Sirte.

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    21 Oct 11