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What we know about alleged gunman identified in deadly Colorado attackBuckeyes beat Michigan 42-13, but lose spot in title game (Yahoo Sports)

Three Dead After Shooting at Planned ParenthoodWhile investigators continue to search for clues to Robert L. Dear's motive, reporters have started digging into his past.

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott (15) gets lifted in the air by offensive lineman Chase Farris (57) as they celebrate Elliott's touchdown in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

Ohio State crushed its rival and cruised home, crossing the border and hoping for the best. The eighth-ranked Buckeyes had beaten No. 12 Michigan 42-13. Michigan State may have ended the national champions' quest to repeat by beating the Nittany Lions 55-16 and earning a spot in next week's title game against Iowa.

Colo. Springs attack put GOP 2016 hopefuls in ‘politically uncomfortable’ positionMichigan State takes division with 55-16 rout of Penn State (Yahoo Sports)

Colorado Springs, Colo., Mayor John Suthers, second from left, talks to media after a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Daniel Owen/The Gazette via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITThe motive for a shooting that took place outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado on Friday still isn’t clear, but all three of the top Democratic presidential candidates quickly rushed to express their support for the organization.

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, bottom, and players celebrate with their Big Ten East Division Championship trophy after beating Penn State 55-16 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Connor Cook and Michigan State rolled into the Big Ten title game with their most emphatic win of the season. Cook threw three touchdown passes in his return from a shoulder injury, and the sixth-ranked Spartans wrapped up a division title with a 55-16 rout of Penn State on Saturday. Michigan State will play unbeaten Iowa for the conference title next weekend, with the winner in good position to advance to college football's playoff.

Garrett Swasey, cop, pastor, ice skater, among Planned Parenthood shooting victimsWatson's 4 TDs lead No. 1 Clemson to 37-32 victory (Yahoo Sports)

This photo provided by the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs shows officer Garrett Swasey, who was killed in a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. A gunman who opened fire inside a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic was arrested Friday after engaging in gun battles with authorities during an hours-long standoff that killed several, including Swasey, and wounded others, officials said. (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs via AP)Vigils will be held Saturday to honor the victims of a shootout at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs that killed three people and injured nine others.

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson gestures to the fans after an NCAA college football game against South Carolina Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. Clemson won 37-32. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

Deshaun Watson isn't giving up on Clemson's step-by-step approach, not when it's worked so well. Watson had another big day, running for three touchdowns and passing for a fourth as the No. 1 Tigers capped a perfect regular season and held off rival South Carolina 37-32 on Saturday. The prizes for Clemson (12-0) are huge.

Suspect in custody after deadly attack at Planned Parenthood clinicNo. 2 Alabama claims SEC West with 29-13 win over Auburn (Yahoo Sports)

A law enforcement officer secures a perimeter near a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo. A gunman opened fire at the clinic on Friday, authorities said, wounding multiple people. (Daniel Owen/The Gazette via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITOne police officer and two civilians were killed and nine people wounded, police say.

Alabama running back Derrick Henry (2) celebrates with Auburn defensive back Tray Matthews (28) during the end of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Auburn, Ala. Alabama won 29-13. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Derrick Henry ran 46 times for 271 yards and Adam Griffith kicked five field goals to propel No. 2 Alabama to the SEC West title with a 29-13 victory over rival Auburn on Saturday. Griffith emerged as an Iron Bowl hero for the Crimson Tide (11-1, 7-1 Southeastern Conference) two years after his last-play attempt touched off the Tigers' winning Kick Six play. Henry, meanwhile, just did more of the same against Auburn (6-6, 2-6).

Nearly 1,000 'security risks' denied entry to France since Paris attacksTyson Fury ends Wladimir Klitschko's heavyweight reign (Yahoo Sports)

Nearly 1,000 people thought to pose security risks have been prevented from entering France since the time of the Paris attacksNearly 1,000 people thought to pose security risks have been denied entry into France since stepped-up border controls were imposed ahead of the COP21 climate talks on November 13, just hours before the Paris attacks, the interior minister said Saturday. The aim of the boosted controls is to enable the authorities to reinforce security as the COP21 climate talks officially get under way in Paris on Monday and also to confront the high terrorist threat level facing the country, Cazeneuve said, adding that they would make any necessary arrests.

Britain's new world champion Tyson Fury celebrates with the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts after winning the world heavyweight title fight against Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko in the Esprit Arena in Duesseldorf, western Germany, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision to end the Ukrainian's 9 1/2-year reign as heavyweight champion on Saturday and take his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles. After a bruising encounter that ended with cuts near both of Klitschko's eyes, referee Tony Weeks went to the judges' scorecards. Cesar Ramos and Raul Caiz Sr. scored it 115-112 each, while Ramon Cerdan had it 116-111 in favor of the undefeated Briton (25-0, 18 KO).

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Unfair Questions or Democracy At Work ?

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” -- The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.


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