from ABC

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The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week.

1. In a letter to Congressional leaders on Sunday, FBI Director James Comey says that the review of new Hillary Clinton emails does not change the conclusion that she should not be charged since the agency has not found anything that would warrant charges against her use of a private email server while she served as Secretary of State; this update has received much criticism and caused controversy.

2. Samsung has recently recalled millions of washers more than a month following government warning. According to U.S. product safety officials, the tops of the machines can detach during use.

3. Benedict Cumberbatch’s “Doctor Strange” dominated the box office this weekend with a staggering $85 million. The reviews are tremendously laudatory and boosted by 3-D and IMAX ticket sales. “Doctor Strange” also notched the 13th-best November opening of all time

4. Following numerous women stepping forward about their alleged sexual assault by Bill Cosby, states have begun shifting statues of limitations in sexual assault cases.

4. On Sunday, a earthquake rattled central Oklahoma; the damage was felt as far away as Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas. City officials in Cushing, Oklahoma said a few people came to the Emergency Medical Services center for treatment of wounds. At least four structures sustained damage in the downtown area.

5. According to a statement on Sunday from the Kurdish-Arab troops backed by Washington against ISIS, the battle to retake ISIS’ de facto capital, Raqqa, Syria, will start soon.

6. Texas A&M’s dream of making the College Football Playoff was short-lived as Mississippi State stunned the Aggies with a 35-28 victory on Saturday.

7. Since last week, Apple has increased the prices of its desktop and laptop computers in the UK by hundreds of pounds, leading to widespread backlash.

8. On Sunday, thousands of protesters in Hong Kong demanded that China’s central government remain out of a political dispute concerning two local lawmakers who insulted China in the city’s legislature after Beijing indicated that it would get involved. Police used pepper spray and two were arrested.

9. In South Carolina, a real estate agent has been accused of kidnapping a woman and may also be responsible for the deaths of seven people, according to authorities. The woman was found “chained like a dog” inside a metal storage container on his property in rural Woodruff S.C.

10. Secretary of State John Kerry, who spent months negotiating with and speaking to his Russian counterpart in order to bring a ceasefire in Syria, announced on Monday that the U.S. has suspended talks with Russia over Syria. He emphasizes however, that the U.S. will not give up on the Syrian people or on peace.