Patriots beat Steelers to reach Super Bowl
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (Reuters) - The New England Patriots beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17 in the American Football Conference Championship on Sunday to book their place in the Super Bowl. The Patriots will face the NFC champion Atlanta Falcons, who beat the Green Bay Packers earlier on Sunday, in the National Football League's showpiece on Feb. 5 in Houston. (Reporting by Larry Fine; Editing by Andrew Both)
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The Latest on the NFL conference championship games (all times Eastern): ___ 9:55 p.m. A season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension will end with him in the Super Bowl, where his New ...
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Trump invites Israel's Netanyahu to February talks
US President Donald Trump discussed Iran with Benjamin Netanyahu and invited the Israeli prime minister to visit the White House early next month. The two leaders spoke by telephone and "agreed to continue to closely consult on a range of regional issues, including addressing the threats posed by Iran," the White House said in a statement, signalling the new administration's tougher line on Tehran. Israel approved hundreds of new settler homes in east Jerusalem Sunday hours before the telephone call, which an Israeli statement described as "very warm".
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Hollywood set for Oscars picks with no big surprises
All eyes will be on Hollywood Tuesday as the list of nominees for this year's Oscars is unveiled with critical darlings "La La Land," "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea" set to fare well. Industry watchers are predicting that Damien Chazelle's whimsical, romantic musical "La La Land" -- buoyed by a record seven Golden Globe awards earlier this month -- will also triumph at the February 26 Oscars bash with possible golden statuettes for best movie, best actor and for several other categories.
Serena Williams into Australian Open quarterfinals
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) ? Serena Williams scrapped her way into the quarterfinals at the Australian Open, working around a misfiring serve and a rash of unforced errors to beat Barbora Strycova as the heat intensified on Monday.
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Powerful storms kill at least 16 in southeast US
Powerful weekend storms roared through the southeastern United States, killing 16 people as violent weather left behind a trail of destruction, authorities said. Families in Dougherty County in the state of Georgia huddled on the side of a road Sunday, surveying the wrath of a storm that destroyed mobile homes and downed trees, according to video posted by county commission chairman Chris Cohilas. At least 12 people died in a rural part of south-central Georgia over the weekend, according to the state's Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency.
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