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Florida State head coach Willie Taggart, right, disagrees with the referee in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
November 03, 2019 - 5:42 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State fired second-year football coach Willie Taggart on Sunday, less than 24 hours after the Seminoles lost to rival Miami and with the team in danger of missing a bowl game for the second consecutive season. Taggart was 9-12 at Florida State, which won the...
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Florida State head coach Willie Taggart, right, disagrees with the referee in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
November 03, 2019 - 3:47 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has fired Willie Taggart, the move coming a day after the Seminoles lost to rival Miami and with the team in danger of missing a bowl for the second consecutive season. Taggart was 9-12 in parts of two seasons at Florida State, which won the national title in...
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Florida State head coach Willie Taggart, right, disagrees with the referee in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
November 03, 2019 - 3:31 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has fired Willie Taggart one day after the Seminoles were beaten by Miami and fell closer to missing a bowl game for the second consecutive season. Taggart was 9-12 in parts of two seasons at Florida State. He was fired Sunday. The school says Odell Haggins...
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Plains, Ga. (AP Photo/John Amis)
November 03, 2019 - 3:16 pm
PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter taught a Bible lesson on life after death Sunday less than two weeks after breaking his pelvis in a fall. Using a walker, the 95-year-old Democrat slowly entered the crowded sanctuary at Maranatha Baptist Church in the southwest Georgia town of...
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In this Oct. 31, 2019 photo, Miguel Rivas, stands in his store where he sells cell phone services and piñatas made by his son in Worthington, Minn. When voters in this southwestern Minnesota town weigh nearly $34 million in new borrowing to expand schools filled to overflowing in recent years by an influx of immigrants, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, Rivas will be among those saying yes, and hoping his neighbors do the same. Rivas is eager to make sure his two young sons and the rest of Worthington's children have what they need for the same success he's had since arriving here 20 years ago from El Salvador. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)
November 03, 2019 - 12:01 pm
WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Residents of the Minnesota town of Worthington will decide whether to approve nearly $34 million in new borrowing to expand schools that have filled to overflowing in recent years due to an influx of immigrants. Voters have rejected five similar measures since 2013, with...
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Demonstrators are sprayed by a police water cannon during an anti-government protest in Santiago, Chile, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. Chile has been facing days of unrest, triggered by a relatively minor increase in subway fares. The protests have shaken a nation noted for economic stability over the past decades, which has seen steadily declining poverty despite persistent high rates of inequality. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 02, 2019 - 4:38 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A U.N. human rights team is gathering testimony about hundreds of people allegedly injured by Chile's police during street protests in recent weeks. The team on Friday heard accounts about ruptured eyeballs, broken bones and other serious injuries inflicted by police pellets...
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Republican incumbent State Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant, right, walks away from a home with volunteer, as she visits voters in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, with aide Mackenzie Marcia, left. Dunnavant is running agains Democrat Debra Rodman. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
November 02, 2019 - 3:55 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant wanted to avoid talking about President Donald Trump as she courted voters this week on Ridgefield Green Way just outside Virginia's capital city. The middle-aged man at one door didn't want to talk about anything else. "I've only got one...
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Republican incumbent State Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant, right, walks away from a home with volunteer, as she visits voters in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, with aide Mackenzie Marcia, left. Dunnavant is running agains Democrat Debra Rodman. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
November 02, 2019 - 8:34 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant wanted to avoid talking about President Donald Trump as she courted voters this week on Ridgefield Green Way just outside Virginia's capital city. The middle-aged man at one door didn't want to talk about anything else. "I've only got one...
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This undated photo provided by Anderson's family shows Haley Anderson. A man accused of killing Anderson, a nursing student in upstate New York is being put on trial for the slaying in Nicaragua. Former Binghamton University student Orlando Tercero is accused of killing fellow student Anderson in 2018. The court proceeding is taking place in Managua, Nicaragua, with a Nicaraguan prosecutor and a Nicaraguan judge applying that country’s law. Witnesses have been testifying from Binghamton via streaming video. (Anderson's family/Broome County District Attorney's office via AP)
November 02, 2019 - 12:08 am
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A Nicaraguan court on Friday convicted a dual U.S.-Nicaraguan citizen of killing a nursing student in New York state after an unusual trial that saw many witnesses testifying by long-distance video conference. Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell confirmed...
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Students say the Pledge of Allegiance on their first day back to class at Roswell B. Mason Elementary School on the South Side after a Chicago Teachers Union strike closed schools for 11 days, Friday morning, Nov. 1, 2019. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
November 01, 2019 - 8:01 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago teachers and more than 300,000 students affected by an 11-day strike returned to classrooms Friday amid a tentative agreement that ended the walkout and is expected to shape education in the nation's third-largest city for the next five years. The outcome came at a cost,...
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