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DC Area Schools Walk Out of Class in Protest of Trump
- November 18, 2016

The students said that because they couldn't vote against Trump in the presidential election, the protest is a way for them to share their views publicly. Massive groups of teenagers, many of whom are not old enough to vote, clutched signs and banners as they shared concerns over the president-elect's stance on minorities. (more...)
Lightning's Stamkos limps off ice, goes to dressing room Lightning's Stamkos limps off ice, goes to dressing room
- November 18, 2016

He has nine goals and 20 points through 17 games this year while recording career-highs with a 56.7 Corsi For Percentage and 9.1 Relative Corsi For Percentage at Even Strength. But the Wings ended up losing, 4-3, to Tampa Bay after Nikita Kucherov scored his second goal of the game. It likely made Lightning fans hold their collective breath, as Friday marked three years exactly since Stamkos broke his right tibia in a game in Boston. (more...)
Department of Housing and Urban development reports decline of homelessness in Kansas
- November 18, 2016

As temperatures start to drop, a new report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development serves as a reminder that a growing number of District residents are in need of more permanent lodgings. But there are parts of the country such as Hawaii where homelessness has been increasing. About 111,000 formerly homeless veterans have been housed through such programs. (more...)
Near record-high temperatures expected Thursday Near record-high temperatures expected Thursday
- November 18, 2016

Rainfall and mountain snow amounts projected through Monday by the weather service include 0.93 of an inch for Sacramento, 0.99 for Roseville, 0.95 for Kyburz, 1.48 for Blue Canyon, 0.98 for Woodland and 1.23 inches for Yuba City. Monday , mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%. West winds 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 40 miles per hour. (more...)
Ashley Williams calls on wasteful Wales to deliver victory in Dublin Ashley Williams calls on wasteful Wales to deliver victory in Dublin
- November 17, 2016

Serbia's next game is against second from bottom Georgia on March 24 when Wales visit Ireland and fourth-placed Austria host Moldova. He's not played too much football for Arsenal - of course he's going to start the game as we sit here now. (more...)
Cracraft leads No. 23 Washington State over California 56-21 Cracraft leads No. 23 Washington State over California 56-21
- November 17, 2016

The surging Cougars, ranked 23rd in the nation, took control of the Pac-12 North by winning their eighth consecutive game on Saturday. Falk completed two touchdown passes to Cracraft (22 and 5 yards) in the second quarter to give the Cougars a 28-7 lead at halftime. (more...)
Police Believe Body Found in NJ Likely That of Missing Connecticut Man
- November 17, 2016

A heavy police presence, including the New York Police Department Crime Scene Unit, could be seen in a wooded area behind FJ Foggia Florist between Monmouth Boulevard and Port-au-Peck Avenue. Comunale, who attended Hofstra University, was recorded on surveillance video entering the apartment on late Saturday. According to the dailymail , Comunale reportedly did not know the host of the party, who on his Facebook about page describes himself as a broker at Lloyd's of London and had ... (more...)
Liverpool sweat over Lallana Liverpool sweat over Lallana
- November 17, 2016

The Liverpool midfielder, who had scored a penalty and was threatening to become England's dominant influence, was taken off after 26 minutes having aggravated a groin problem that first flared up during a 2-1 win at Swansea on October 1. (more...)
Zimmer sheds light on decision to release Blair Walsh Zimmer sheds light on decision to release Blair Walsh
- November 17, 2016

The Minnesota Vikings held onto Blair Walsh longer than a vocal segment of fans would have liked, but on Tuesday they ended the saga by releasing the struggling kicker. They finally ran out of patience after he missed an extra point in Sunday's 26-20 loss to Washington. "They didn't really give us any sort of idea who they would go with". (more...)
LeBron James sits out against Pacers
- November 17, 2016

On the other side, Pacers have played 11 matches in which they have won 5 matches & lost 6 matches. It will be the first time these division rivals have met this season. James has scored at least 24 points in eight of the last nine games against Indiana. The Pacers were without G Rodney Stuckey (right hamstring strain). (more...)
Toner: All Blacks should expect doubly determined Ireland Toner: All Blacks should expect doubly determined Ireland
- November 17, 2016

Fast forward a few days and McGrath was circling the pitch in celebration of Ireland's first win over the All Blacks in their 111-year history, a victory pint having being procured from somewhere, or someone, in Soldier Field. Schmidt has admitted Ireland caught New Zealand at an "opportune time" for their maiden victory over the All Blacks, the 40-29 win in Chicago on November 5. (more...)
Major League Baseball off-season tracker: Braves add Dickey to Collmenter
- November 16, 2016

Dickey won the National League Cy Young Award that year and then Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopolous included prized pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard in the deal for the knuckleballer. In the regular season, he made 98 appearances, all but three of which were starts, and had a 3.90 ERA in his time with the team. On May 7, Bartolo Colon hits a homer against the Padres. (more...)
Seahawks' Earl Thomas Sends Support To Rob Gronkowski After Big Hit
- November 16, 2016

The New England Patriots are planning to play next weekend at San Francisco without tight end Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots play the 49ers in San Francisco on November 20 before they break up the Jets' bye week at MetLife Stadium on November 27. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. inspired by Conor McGregor, dancing like Michael Jackson
- November 16, 2016

Now, they will have to get by without arguably their best player, starting with Sunday's game on the road against the New York Giants. Eli Manning threw his third touchdown pass of the game on a fourth-down gamble by rookie coach Ben McAdoo , and the New York Giants beat the Cincinnati Bengals 21-20 Monday night for their first four-game winning streak since 2013. (more...)
Rudy Giuliani is a leading candidate to be Trump's secretary of state Rudy Giuliani is a leading candidate to be Trump's secretary of state
- November 16, 2016

Another source tied to the transition described the resulting confusion as "buffoonery". Trump's inauguration is just 66 days away and the president-elect has been focused on building his team and speaking to foreign leaders while working out of Trump Towers, his home in NY. (more...)
Lopetegui: Lopetegui: "Aduriz is an example for everyone"
- November 16, 2016

Southgate, who took over over Sam Allardyce on an interim basis in September, will be presented with a £1.5million-a-year contract that last until 2020, according to the Telegraph and The Mirror . "For a player of stature, a European star let's say, we would want them to view this as the first day of the rest of their life, not as just the end of their playing career", said club owner Tom Penn. (more...)
Jerry Jones says he expects Tony Romo to backup Prescott next week
- November 15, 2016

The Cowboys scored two touchdowns in a span of 1:46 to get the win. Roethlisberger also cautioned against the offensive game plans getting too creative after a Week 4 win over the Kansas City Chiefs . "We need some more detail, and we're going to keep falling short until we get that". They had the ball on the Steelers' 32-yard line with 23 seconds to play and a timeout to burn. (more...)
Authoritative win for Titans over Packers gets them to .500
- November 14, 2016

This marks Green Bay's first three-game road trip since 2012, and the timing couldn't be worse for a franchise that has lost three of four by a combined nine points. Mariota threw for 313 yards and three TDs for the Titans (4-5). The Titans have a top-10 run defense, giving up an average of just 96.4 yards, so Rodgers will look to exploit the hosts' shaky pass coverage. (more...)
Browns coach on 0-10: 'I never could have dreamt this.'
- November 14, 2016

Ranking dead last in yards allowed and second-worst in points allowed per game, the Browns are a hot mess on that side of the ball. He was playing with a broken collarbone, but after the very bad taunting call on Terrelle Pryor , McCown threw the ball up for grabs, resulting in a game-ending interception . (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo sends autographed shirt to cancer-struck football striker Cristiano Ronaldo sends autographed shirt to cancer-struck football striker
- November 14, 2016

Ronaldo made the game safe five minutes from time, thundering a volley from another Quaresma assist past the goalkeeper, before Bruno Alves' header added gloss to the scoreline in stoppage time. The Real Madrid star, who has scored more goals than any other active player in global football - 12 clear of Lionel Messi - is now behind only Ferenc Puskas (84), Sandor Kocsis (75) and Miroslav Klose (71) in the continent's history. (more...)
Ricky Rubio returns to practice, could play vs. Clippers
- November 13, 2016

The Timberwolves have missed Rubio's experience and defensive presence during his absence. Rookie guard Kris Dunn and second-year guard Tyus Jones held their own with Rubio out, but the Wolves are better off with a healthy Rubio. Center DeAndre Jordan notched his second double-double of the season Friday with 12 points and 13 rebounds while J.J. Redick drained 10-of-16 from behind the arc in the last four games. (more...)
Trump campaign staff deletes mention of Muslim ban from website
- November 12, 2016

Donald Trump's pledge to deny entry to the country for all Muslims temporarily disappeared from his campaign website after lingering there since December, following the attacks in San Bernardino. The then Republican candidate and his allies have consistently defended the ban, insisting the measure was about Americans' "safety" and not about discriminating against religion. (more...)
Canadian marijuana sector could reap the rewards after U.S. states ease laws
- November 12, 2016

Medical marijuana is now legal in about half of US states, and was on the ballots of Montana , Florida , North Dakota and Arkansas . Pro Proposition 205 spokesmen say the measure could still win. CW6 News reached out to the State Bureau of Marijuana control to find out more information if the process of opening licensed recreational marijuana businesses will be expedited and a spokesperson says they will meet the January 1, 2018 implementation date even thought it will be challenging. (more...)
Harden's triple-double leads Rockets past Spurs, 101-99 Harden's triple-double leads Rockets past Spurs, 101-99
- November 11, 2016

But as the playoffs approach, Popovich and Co. must start to consider the possibility that a three-point shooter and active defender like Mills deserves more minutes than Parker. That said, they have not been good in conference or coming off wins, as they've failed to cover in four of their last five games against Western Conference competition and are just 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games following a straight up win. (more...)
Ronaldo reveals Barcelona's earlier interest to sign him Ronaldo reveals Barcelona's earlier interest to sign him
- November 11, 2016

He continues to learn and I am delighted to be with him, because he is an extraordinary person. Ronaldo proved to be a startling success at Old Trafford, scoring 42 goals in all competitions as the club won the UEFA Champions League in 2008. (more...)
Klopp implores his Liverpool squad to create own history
- November 10, 2016

The 27-year-old insisted that the results this season have been down to the relaxed nature of the training sessions. "It's very tactical-based", the England worldwide said, via the Liverpool Echo . " If you look at the details after each game you will get ideas about how you can do things in a better way ". Sturridge was speaking to students from the Liverpool FC Foundation College and he told them: "If you're going to be a coach, be a good man manager". (more...)
Sensex 'Trumped' by USA election result Sensex 'Trumped' by USA election result
- November 10, 2016

Back home, the BSE benchmark Sensex is down 867.99 points or 3.15% at 26,723.15, after having plunged almost 1600 points earlier in the session to hit its lowest levels in more than five months. Investors have tended to see Clinton as a more status quo candidate than her Republican rival Donald Trump, and view her as offering greater certainty and stability for markets. (more...)
Jose Mourinho 'examining first-team affairs at Manchester United' Jose Mourinho 'examining first-team affairs at Manchester United'
- November 10, 2016

The Italian defender struggled to break into Mourinho's team at the start of the season, making his first appearance in late October for the goalless draw with Burnley, before slotting in at left-back as United beat Swansea 3-1 on Sunday. Last year's Bundesliga Player of the Year, coming to Manchester after recording 32 assists for Borussia Dortmund last season: Man United fans expected fireworks. (more...)
Nebraska QB Armstrong carted off heads slams on ground
- November 10, 2016

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he doesn't really care. A big game, and a big loss for NU. The Buckeyes' J.T. Barrett was 26-of-38 with 290 yards and four TDs. The school confirmed that Armstrong was "briefly knocked unconscious". However, the most notable performance in the team's 62-3 win over Nebraska had to belong to quarterback JT Barrett. (more...)
UFC 205 mailbag: What to expect this week at Madison Square Garden UFC 205 mailbag: What to expect this week at Madison Square Garden
- November 10, 2016

And this dichotomy is what makes him not just the most polarizing figure in MMA, but the most polarizing figure in sports. On the contrary, McGregor put on a promotional masterclass that served to reiterate his importance to the UFC. He won't actually rearrange Alvarez's face on November 12. "And I'm feeling better than I look". I'm respecting him, he's a fighter. "He's going to be in a shock when he sees that and that's it". (more...)