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Tuesday's NBA Capsules

Games played on Nov. 24, 2015

Paul George scored a season-high 40 points and made seven 3-pointers, part of a franchise-record 19 by the Indiana Pacers in a 123-106 victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.

Tuesday's Top 25 College Men's Basketball Capsules

Games played on Nov. 24, 2015

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Buddy Hield scored 22 points to help No. 7 Oklahoma defeat Incarnate Word 96-63 on Tuesday night.

Tuesday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules

Games played on Nov. 24, 2015

Freshman Teaira McCowan scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead No. 8 Mississippi State over Mississippi Valley 109-37 on Tuesday night.

M.S. Wrestling: Thomas Jefferson results

Thomas Jefferson competed in a quad Monday against Lewis and Clark, Waynesville and Marshall.

M.S. Basketball: Blair Oaks seventh grade boys post victory

COLUMBIA — The Blair Oaks seventh grade team defeated Columbia Catholic 31-26 on Tuesday night.

M.S. Basketball: Blair Oaks seventh grade girls win

COLUMBIA — The Blair Oaks seventh grade team improved to 6-0 with a 30-21 win Tuesday against Columbia Catholic.

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Helias girls top Blair Oaks 55-32

The Helias Lady Crusaders raced out to a 15-4 lead after one quarter Tuesday night and went on to beat the Blair Oaks Lady Falcons 55-32 at Rackers Fieldhouse.

Messi scores first goals after injury

Lionel Messi scored his first two goals after a two-month injury layoff and Luis Suarez netted a brace in a 6-1 rout of Roma on Tuesday as Barcelona advanced to the Champions League knockout rounds for a 12th consecutive season.

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Northwestern holds off Missouri in men's basketball

KANSAS CITY— Tre Demps and Bryant McIntosh scored 13 points apiece, and Northwestern survived after blowing most of a 20-point first-half lead for a 67-62 victory Tuesday night against Missouri in the third-place game of the CBE Classic.

Oklahoma, Iowa move into top four of College Football Playoff rankings

Oklahoma moved into third and Iowa was fourth in the new College Football Playoff rankings as Notre Dame slipped to No. 6.

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Utilities see drone potential

U.S. utilities see great potential in the use of remote-controlled drones to do the often-dangerous work of inspecting power lines and transmission towers but strict regulations have so far slowed adoption of the technology.

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Ground delays at US airports on the rise

On a recent morning, Delta Air Lines Flight 435 pushed back early from the gate at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Passengers watched the safety video and settled in for a six-hour trip.

NFL reviewing treatment of Keenum’s concussion

The NFL is investigating whether correct concussion protocol was followed for Rams quarterback Case Keenum late in Sunday’s loss at Baltimore.

Suit seeks to restore parental rights in lost baby case

Fifty years after a St. Louis gospel singer said she was toldher daughter died at birth — a claim disputed by authorities — and months after the 76-year-old woman learned her daughter was still alive, a judge is being asked to restore the birth mother’s parental rights.

US economy grew at 2.1 percent rate in 3rd quarter

The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the summer than previously reported, mainly because businesses restocked their goods at a stronger pace than first thought.

US issues travel warning in wake of attacks

Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased threats from militant groups around the world, the State Department has warned.

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Turkey downs Russian jet violating its territory

Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane it said had crossed into its territory from Syria on Tuesday, killing at least one of the two pilots and marking the first time in half a century that a NATO member has downed a Russian plane.

Obama, Hollande pledge solidarity against ISIS

Pledging solidarity after the Paris attacks, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to work with France and other allies to intensify the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State, saying America would not be cowed by the scourge of terrorism. To this point, Obama said, Russia is an “outlier” in the fight.

Chicago cop charged with murder in killing of black teenager

A white Chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager was charged with murder Tuesday, just a day ahead of a deadline for the city to release a squad-car video of the killing.

Philly traffic stop turns violent; trooper shot in shoulder

A traffic stop on a downtown Philadelphia highway turned violent Tuesday when a suspect got back into his car and fled, rear-ended a school bus and then shot and wounded a trooper, state police said.

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