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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Allegations of sexual misconduct have not stopped many of Alabama's Christian conservatives from throwing their support behind Roy Moore and his candidacy for U.S. Senate. They see Moore as their champion and plan to vote for him in the Dec. 12 election where he will face off against Democrat Doug Jones. The Republican Moore has vowed to stay in the race and has denied the accusations, which have surfaced only recently about incidents said to have occurred decades ago.

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A college senior from Alabama has been chosen as a Rhodes scholar. The Rhodes Trust announced Saturday that Matthew Rogers is among the 32 students selected to receive a scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. He is a software engineering student at Auburn University. Rogers will study cyber security at Oxford next year.

WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House official says President Donald Trump doesn't know who to believe regarding Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore's denial of sexual misconduct allegations. Budget director Mick Mulvaney tells NBC's "Meet the Press" that "a lot of people" don't know who to believe. On a different note, a White House aide, legislative director Marc Short, tells ABC's "This Week" that Trump views the allegations as credible and says that's why Trump isn't campaigning with Moore.

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Rodrick Sikes scored 13 points and Jordan Andrews finished with 11 points and South Alabama held off Saint Peter's 54-49 in a game marred with personal fouls and turnovers. After a cold-shooting first half after which South Alabama led 24-21, the Jaguars used a 16-8 run for a 40-29 lead after Nick Davis converted a 3-point play off a layup with 12:05 remaining.

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