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Spurs upend Wizards for ninth straight win

Spurs upend Wizards for ninth straight win

The Spurs (14-3) swept a three-game road swing and are a flawless 10-0 away from home. "You've got no choice, no choice". Tony Parker had 20 points and Kawhi Leonard scored 19 for the Spurs (14-3), who shot 53.3 percent from the field, outscored Washington 23-10 from the free throw line and led by 19 points in the second half.



UCLA beat Texas A&M 74-67

UCLA will face Nebraska in a second-round game Friday after the Cornhuskers downed Dayton 80-78. UCLA has been arguably the best offensive team in the country and has one of the best freshman in College Basketball in Lonzo Ball who had made an immediate impact for the Bruins.



Colombia And FARC Rebels Sign Revised Peace Deal

Santos, who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the conflict, said the new deal was better than the original. But on October 2, only days after the signing, Colombians took to the polls for a referendum on the peace deal and knocked it down by a slim margin.


Colombia government, rebels sign revised peace agreement

Colombia government, rebels sign revised peace agreement

Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia, and Rodrigo Londono, the leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), signed a new peace agreement on 24 November 2016. The revised agreement will be submitted to Colombian Congress for approval. Santos said upon signing. Notwithstanding the signing of the deal, the political battle over how to end the long-running conflict has strengthened his position by casting doubt on Mr Santos and his deals with the Farc "narco-terrorists".



Iraqi airstrikes destroy two Islamic State bomb factories

Iraqi forces battled the Islamic State group deep inside Mosul Thursday, piling pressure on jihadists who have no more escape routes but leaving trapped civilians in the crossfire. Iraqi security forces, aided by the Kurdish Peshmerga, Shiite militias and a USA -led worldwide coalition, engaged in a ground offensive on October 17 to capture Mosul - Iraq's second-largest city - away from Islamic State control.


'Bye': Terrified Family Tweeting From Inside Aleppo Says Farewell

'Bye': Terrified Family Tweeting From Inside Aleppo Says Farewell

Bana, a young Syrian girl with almost 100,000 followers on Twitter, says she likes to read, "to forget the war". They say that this is their reality and the world needs to be aware of it, and try to do something to help. Fatemah teaches her children - Mohamed, 5, Noor, 3, and Bana - at home. J.K. Rowling replied a few minutes later, writing, "Bana, I hope you do read the book, because I think you'd like it.