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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.



Trump claims 'serious' fraud, says millions voted illegally

Clinton conceded the race to Trump in the early morning hours of November 9 and gave a speech later that day declaring, "Donald Trump is going to be our president". Dr Stein also wants recounts in MI and Pennsylvania, citing "statistical anomalies". It should come as no surprise, then, that Trump would revise this script when the country doubted whether he had won fairly.