Ten drowned, 485 migrants picked up at sea off Algeria
Algeria said Tuesday coast guard officers had collected the bodies of 10 people drowned while seeking to cross from the North African nation to Europe, also stopping 485 migrants.Thousands regularly risk the dangerous crossing crammed onto small boats heading north across the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe.Coast guard patrols picked up the migrants during 42 separate operations between September 15 and 19, the defence ministry said in a statement.Algeria, Africa's largest nation and home to 43 million people, is currently battling high unemployment and political instability.The drop in oil ...
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No. 16 Ohio State Snaps No. 3 Purdue’s 19-Game Win Streak With 64-63 Victory [VIDEO]
Ohio State was the surprise team to end Purdue’s nation-best 19-game win streak on Wednesday night.Ohio State vs. Purdue basketball scoreThe 16th-ranked Buckeyes edged their Big Ten rivals, the No. 3 Boilermakers, 64-63 at Purdue. Ohio State (21-5, 12-1 Big Ten) has now moved into a tie with Purdue (23-3, 12-1 Big Ten) for first place in the conference with their amazing record.Conference Player of the Year candidate Keita Bates-Diop led the Buckeyes with 18 points and 11 rebounds, (in 39 minutes of play) including the game-winning shot with three seconds remaining after an offensive rebound.“...