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Florida House Passes Sanctuary Policy Ban Florida House Passes Sanctuary Policy Ban
- January 13, 2018

During the debate, Trump's purported comment that countries like El Salvador, Haiti and some African nations are "shitholes" came up time after time. During Friday's debate on the sanctuary bill, Corcoran and his leadership team released the following comment regarding Trump's reported comments. (more...)
Kyrgios given golden Australian Open draw
- January 13, 2018

Caroline Wozniacki, seeded two, will be fancying her chances of a first grand slam title, while who would bet against Venus Williams flying the family flag at 37 years of age, although a first round against Belinda Bencic is a tough opening hurdle. (more...)
Texans open with optimistic 20/1 odds for 2019 Super Bowl Texans open with optimistic 20/1 odds for 2019 Super Bowl
- January 13, 2018

Headed into the playoffs, the Titans were bland at everything, but with Henry as the go-to back, the running game is terrifying. And Metro got one National Football League general manager to chime in with his thoughts on this weekend's games. (more...)
Del Potro floors Ferrer Del Potro floors Ferrer
- January 13, 2018

Renowned for his destructive service game, del Potro struggled on Friday to unleash his greatest weapon but still kept Ferrer pinned back with his forehand. "Today the conditions were hard and he was a hard opponent, serving very well and a lefty, playing with a very flat backhand", Bautista Agut said. After almost three hours on court, the classic encounter was settled by a Bautista Agut lob that landed on the line, ending 6-7 (7/9), 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/5)."Unfortunately the match can not ... (more...)
Former Alabama LB Foster arrested in Tuscaloosa Former Alabama LB Foster arrested in Tuscaloosa
- January 13, 2018

San Francisco 49ers' Reuben Foster watches the action in 3rd quarter of 23-3 loss to Carolina Panthers during National Football League game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Prior to being chosen in the draft, he was dismissed from the NFL Scouting Combine, having gotten into a confrontation with a hospital worker. The Niners have yet to comment on Foster's arrest, at the time of this article's posting. (more...)
Ugly fourth quarter sinks Knicks in 118-108 loss to Timberwolves Ugly fourth quarter sinks Knicks in 118-108 loss to Timberwolves
- January 13, 2018

Porzingis shot 6 of 19 for 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, sprinkling in three turnovers the Timberwolves converted into fastbreak points. The Wolves struggled to contain recent Knicks bench sensation Michael Beasley, for example. He wasn't matched up with Porzingis one-on-one very often, but he was able to largely dominate Enes Kanter and Kyle O'Quinn . Jamal Crawford's three-pointer - he was fouled on the play but missed the free throw - extended Minnesota's lead to 19 but the Knicks ... (more...)
Conte: I face uncertain Chelsea future Conte: I face uncertain Chelsea future
- January 13, 2018

The Blues boss is expected to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season after a turbulent campaign, which has seen the Italian complain about a lack of squad depth and get into a war of words with Jose Mourinho . Who could Manchester United sign if they miss out on Alexis Sanchez? They don't have a problem about money or this investment. "I've thought for some months, as far back as the summer (when he made a point of mentioning that he got four from five of his summer transfer ... (more...)
Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ:NXST) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Wells Fargo & Co
- January 13, 2018

Among 11 analysts covering Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NASDAQ: NXST ), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. It has outperformed by 38.46% the S&P500. The insider Pruett Julie sold $180,029. Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.23, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 18 investors sold NXST shares while 65 reduced holdings. (more...)
Rory McIlroy tells Telegraph of heart irregularity after China virus scare Rory McIlroy tells Telegraph of heart irregularity after China virus scare
- January 13, 2018

The four-time Major victor added: "It's nice to be world number one, sure, and I will get back there, but it's all about winning tournaments". He says he'll get an electrocardiogram every six months and an MRI once per year. The Northern Irishman finished 2017 without a win - the first time he had failed to claim a tournament in a calendar year since 2008. "I don't feel I need to compare myself to anyone else, because I know what I can do". (more...)
Everton must join Tottenham in race to sign Championship playmaker Everton must join Tottenham in race to sign Championship playmaker
- January 13, 2018

Leighton Baines (calf), Seamus Coleman (broken leg) and Ramiro Funes Mori (knee) are all missing in defence for Allardyce while Michael Keane is also doubtful after he picked up a foot injury in the defeat to Liverpool last weekend. They have 24 victories over Everton in the Premier League, more than against any other side. One thing aiding Allardyce for the rest of the season is a less hectic schedule after a run of 10 matches in 35 days to start his tenure. (more...)
Fishermen stuck on ice rescued Fishermen stuck on ice rescued
- January 13, 2018

The ice fishermen were near Detroit Beach, fishing from Brest Bay just north of DTE in Monroe when they experienced trouble. Members of the U.S. Coast Guard, Monroe County Sheriff's Office and local agencies rescued five ice fishermen Friday from Lake Erie near Sterling State Park, the Coast Guard said. (more...)
New England Patriots 'take the challenge' of Derrick Henry New England Patriots 'take the challenge' of Derrick Henry
- January 13, 2018

Brady's uncharacteristic unevenness down the stretch, coupled with the revelation tucked in an ESPN blockbuster on tensions within the Patriots that his own coaches have seen "slippage" in Brady this season , has prompted the latest round of questions about whether age has finally started to leech Brady's brilliance. (more...)
England announce Test squad for New Zealand tour
- January 13, 2018

Should Livingstone play in New Zealand, Livingstone would become the first Cumbrian player to represent his country in Test cricket since Norman Gifford gained the last of his 15 caps, also against New Zealand, in June 1973. Hales himself was cleared by police last month but will face disciplinary action from the England and Wales Cricket Board once Stoke's legal position is clarified. (more...)
India seek 'intent' to combat South Africa speed kings India seek 'intent' to combat South Africa speed kings
- January 13, 2018

Shikhar Dhawan batted late and briefly. India will likely retain their three pacers plus medium pace all-rounder Hardik Pandya but there will be some tweak in the batting line-up. The match was effectively over in three days with Sunday washed out as 18 wickets fell in 64 overs on day four on a seamer-friendly Cape Town wicket and South Africa won the match by 72 runs . (more...)
Leipzig again rule out early Keita Liverpool move Leipzig again rule out early Keita Liverpool move
- January 13, 2018

No doubt, fully informed about the situation regarding their 22-year-old Guinea play-maker, the Leipzig Twitter account opted to troll Liverpool fans by playing on the false rumours that Keita would make the move to the Merseyside in the coming days. (more...)
Heavy rainfall expected for Limerick as Met Eireann issues weather warning Heavy rainfall expected for Limerick as Met Eireann issues weather warning
- January 13, 2018

The southwest and west will continue to see heavy rain well into Friday night with Ulster and Leinster set for a wet start to Saturday. It will be mainly dry at first, with variable cloud cover across Ireland. There will be frost in parts too and lowest temperatures will range between -1°C to + 3°C, coldest and probably clearest in the west and southwest. (more...)
Salah to be fit for City clash Salah to be fit for City clash
- January 13, 2018

In 33 games in all competitions this term, the only side to beat Pep Guardiola's all-conquering City were Shakhtar Donetsk in a Champions League dead rubber. He trails Harry Kane in the goal scoring charts by just one goal, with 17 in total. "I think in two, three weeks hopefully for the Champions League game against Basel he could be fit". (more...)
Plenty Of Manchester United Fans Want A Former Player Back Plenty Of Manchester United Fans Want A Former Player Back
- January 13, 2018

United were said to have tabled a £25m offer for Arsenal's Sanchez on Thursday but rivals Manchester City remain at the front of the queue and are confident of securing his signature this month. The Daily Telegraph understands United will have to stump up £35m to match Leicester's valuation of Vardy, who turned down a move to Arsenal in favour of signing a new contract in the summer of 2016. (more...)
Mom of H&M Model Not Offended by 'Racist' Hoodie Mom of H&M Model Not Offended by 'Racist' Hoodie
- January 13, 2018

Speaking in an interview with, Ms Mango, who is of Kenyan descent, said: 'How can you fight racism if you make racist remarks? "You can not try to defend my son and use the same words to describe me". New York Post reports that in a series of Facebook tweets, Terry Mango, of Stockholm, Sweden, said not only did she support that advertisement, but that people should simply "get over it" and stop being "sensitive". (more...)
Manchester United lodge shock bigger bid than Man City for Alexis Sanchez Manchester United lodge shock bigger bid than Man City for Alexis Sanchez
- January 13, 2018

According to the Guardian's Fabrizio Romano and Ed Aarons , Sanchez has already agreed personal terms worth £250,000 per week with City, but United have now submitted a £25 million bid for the player and pledged to pay him a higher salary than the Sky Blues. (more...)
Managers welcome VAR despite penalty issue Managers welcome VAR despite penalty issue
- January 13, 2018

Dennis Wise then said on The Debate: "It worked. There's a lot of money in this game, and I think this system could have come in a lot earlier than it has". If Chelsea beat Norwich, their tie with Newcastle United - also on BT Sport 2 - could be another VAR game the following afternoon. 'For me, there's disappointment about (not enough) extra time, ' the Italian told Sky Sports. (more...)
Winter weather advisory in effect for Friday Winter weather advisory in effect for Friday
- January 13, 2018

Hazardous travel conditions. Total snow amounts of 1 to 4 inches with light ice acccumulation. After a brief respite from one of the most brutal cold-spells in Chicago history, the bitter cold, freezing rain, sleet and snow are coming back. (more...)
City bids farewell to fallen Philly firefighter City bids farewell to fallen Philly firefighter
- January 13, 2018

LeTourneau's casket rode atop Engine 45, the station where he worked. But single-digit, freezing temps that morning didn't make fighting the fire any easier, even though some 100 firefighters responded to the scene. "I am grateful for his outstanding service to our city during his 11-year career", Kenney said in a statement. LeTourneau, who joined the fire department in 2007 and was promoted to lieutenant in 2015, was from Springfield, Delaware County. (more...)
Bayer Leverkusen v Bayern Munich: Watch Stream Of Leon Bailey Bayer Leverkusen v Bayern Munich: Watch Stream Of Leon Bailey
- January 13, 2018

Bayern took full advantage soon after, as they caught Leverkusen on the break and Ribery - exploiting the space left by Bellarabi - strode into the left side of the area before tucking his effort into the bottom-left corner. Bayern have shipped just 11 goals, that's seven fewer than the next best back-line in the land, owned by Eintracht Frankfurt . "I'm happy and he'll be the first option in attack". (more...)
FSU in the National Football League: 2017 schedule for Divisional Playoff Weekend FSU in the National Football League: 2017 schedule for Divisional Playoff Weekend
- January 13, 2018

But a good pass rush can make up for that. He spoke anonymously - "probably best if you don't run a name with this" - and cautioned about his picks "don't bet the college fund for the kids on what I'm saying" - but this general manager sits with his team out of the playoffs and eager to watch the Divisional Round. (more...)
Halep faces wild card in Australian Open first round Halep faces wild card in Australian Open first round
- January 13, 2018

Spain's powerhouse Garbine Muguruza, who triumphed at Wimbledon a year ago to claim a second grand slam, is tipped as the player most likely to assume the dominant role. Given that few in the sport would have predicted this resurgence by the legendary veterans, I perhaps risk embarrassment by attempting to preview and predict this year's tournament. (more...)
MLB Trade Rumors: Manny Machado Being Pursued By Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Trade Rumors: Manny Machado Being Pursued By Arizona Diamondbacks
- January 13, 2018

The Orioles also confirmed Friday that they've struck new one-year deals with arbitration-eligible relievers Zach Britton and Brad Brach . Britton, who who is recovering from surgery to fix a torn right Achilles tendon, reached agreement for a $12 million salary this season. (more...)
Could The Vikings Be Set To Win Their First Ever Super Bowl?
- January 13, 2018

As a result, the Eagles are the sixth choice when it comes to winning the Super Bowl. Philadelphia was the Super Bowl favorite at one point before that injury. However, their offense struggled throughout the game, and the Patriots will likely take advantage of it during Saturday's match-up. No team has ever won the Super Bowl playing in their home stadium, but the Vikings have as good a chance as any team to accomplish that feat. (more...)
MLS announces eMLS, a new competitive league for EA SPORTS™ FIFA 18 MLS announces eMLS, a new competitive league for EA SPORTS™ FIFA 18
- January 13, 2018

MLS will engage fans of participating MLS teams to follow along as players are recruited and compete for the eMLS Cup in April at gaming festival PAX East in Boston. "This step forward into competitive gaming is a key component in our partnership with EA Sports to promote deeper engagement and connections between MLS supporters and millions of Federation Internationale de Football Association players around the world", MLS Business Ventures President and Managing Director Gary Stevenson ... (more...)
Faultless Saddier, Paisley hold SA Open second round lead Faultless Saddier, Paisley hold SA Open second round lead
- January 13, 2018

Paisley (65) caught a hot streak on the back nine as well, carding six birdies. "I certainly hope that I can keep that trend (of Englishmen winning the SA Open) going". Nearest challenger Kruyswijk, 25, another young golfer eyeing a first European Tour triumph, carded a 67 following a mixed round. For the second straight day Brett Rumford posted four birdies against three bogeys to qualify for the weekend by two shots but both Scrivener and New Zealand's Josh Geary finished well outside the ... (more...)

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