Fleury gets sixth shutout, Golden Knights top Kings 2-0

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 17 shots for his league-leading sixth shutout and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-0 on Tuesday night. Brandon Pirri continued his amazing scoring run for the Golden Knights in the third period, when he jumped on a loose puck at the right faceoff dot […]
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Castro denounces US 'confrontation' as Cuba marks revolution

Former President Raul Castro's speech marks the 60th anniversary of the Cuban revolution.
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UK ticket-holder scoops £115m EuroMillions jackpot

The holder of the lucky ticket becomes Britain's fourth biggest lottery winner, organisers say.
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Netflix pulls 'Patriot Act' episode in Saudi Arabia after Riyadh complains

Human rights groups have denounced Netflix after the streaming platform blocked an episode of a comedy show in Saudi Arabia which mocked Riyadh's official explanation of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Netflix pulls 'Patriot Act' episode in Saudi Arabia after it criticized official account of Khashoggi killing

Netflix has blocked an episode of a comedy show that tackles the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from streaming in Saudi Arabia after officials from the Kingdom complained.
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49ers' Matt Breida clocked as fastest ball-carrier in 2018 NFL season

ers' Matt Breida clocked as fastest ball-carrier in 2018 NFL season originally appeared on Nobody in the NFL ran faster than Matt Breida this season. That's according to NFL Next Gen Stats, which measured the 49ers running back as reaching a top speed of 22.09 miles per hour. Breida reached that speed on a 33-yard carry against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Nov. 25, and it was the fastest measured speed among players carrying the ball on offense, defense, or special ...
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Canada: Call Off The Funeral Ontario Divisional Court Revives True Questions Of Jurisdiction In Judicial Review - Torkin Manes LLP

Over the last decade, Canadian Courts have struggled with the issue of when to apply the less deferential standard of review of "correctness" in the review of administrative tribunal decisions.
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Trump calls for shutdown talks with Congress leaders

President Donald Trump on Tuesday invited Republican and Democratic leaders from Congress for a meeting to seek an end to the federal government shutdown now in its second week. The two sides have appeared at an impasse, with Trump's Democratic foes seeking a vote on spending bills to keep the government open -- without addressing the hot-button issue of border wall funding -- as soon as they take control of the House of Representatives, on Thursday. "Border Security and the Wall 'thing' and S...
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Mitt Romney Says Trump ‘Has Not Risen to the Mantle of the Office’

The Utah senator-elect criticized the president in an op-ed essay in The Washington Post days before he enters Congress, raising speculation that he could try to challenge Mr. Trump in 2020.
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Pirri, Fleury lead Golden Knights to 2-0 win over Kings

LAS VEGAS (AP) — During his two-game stint with the Vegas Golden Knights last year, Brandon Pirri recognized the key to the team’s success in its inaugural season was each player sticking to his role. In the seven games he’s played this season since being called up from the AHL, Pirri has had one role: […]
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Report: Troy Tulowitzki agrees to league-minimum deal with Yankees

The Yankees will pay Tulowitzki the league minimum salary -- $555,000 -- for next season. He is likely to play shortstop for the Yankees while Didi Gregorius recovers from Tommy John surgery.
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Teen 'Jeopardy!' champion overcomes internet bullying to win $100,000 grand prize

Claire Sattler says she won the teen tournament with her careful strategy and support from her family and friends.            [Author: Naples Daily News]
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Unification Is the Goal and Force Is an Option, Xi Jinping Says of Taiwan

In his first major speech on Taiwan, the Chinese president laid out an unyielding stance, calling unification “the great trend of history.”
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Xi Jinping Warns Taiwan That Unification Is the Goal and Force Is an Option

In his first major speech on Taiwan, the Chinese president laid out an unyielding stance, calling unification “the great trend of history.”
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Be on the lookout! New Dark Chocolate Oreo cookies hitting store shelves

Chocolate fans looking to watch calories in 2019, watch out. Dark Chocolate Oreo cookies are hitting store shelves this week.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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New Year's Day Mega Millions jackpot is 8th largest in history

The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to $425 million after no ticket matched all six numbers in Friday's drawing.
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Japan’s Emperor Akihito Greets Well-Wishers at the Last New Year’s Appearance of His Reign

"I am truly happy to celebrate the New Year with all of you under such cloudless skies," he said
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Washington's slow start in Rose Bowl is familiar, unwelcome

The second half of the Rose Bowl showed No. 9 Washington is more than capable of competing with the top programs in college football. Unfortunately for the Huskies, another slow start against a marquee nonconference opponent proved to be the difference in their 28-23 loss to No. 5 Ohio State on Tuesday. ''If we had five more minutes we would have won that game,'' Washington center Nick Harris said.
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Lillard rallies Trail Blazers in OT to beat Kings 113-108

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Damian Lillard shook off a sluggish night shooting to score five of his 25 points in overtime, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied after blowing a 14-point halftime lead to beat the Sacramento Kings 113-108 on Tuesday night. Jusuf Nurkic had 24 points and a career-high 23 rebounds to help Portland […]
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Jokic’s triple-double helps Nuggets beat Knicks 115-108

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 19 points, 14 rebounds and 15 assists, including a late no-look pass to wrap things up, as the Denver Nuggets kept right on rolling by beating the New York Knicks 115-108 on Tuesday night for their ninth straight home victory. Reserve Malik Beasley added a career-high 23 points for […]
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Nishikori, Dimitrov set to meet in Brisbane quarterfinals

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Kei Nishikori and Grigor Dimitrov had straight-sets wins Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals at the Brisbane International, where they’ll meet in a rematch of the 2017 final. Second-seeded Nishikori broke at love in the 11th game to seize momentum in a 7-5, 6-2 win over Denis Kudla in the second round, […]
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UK: Falling Out Of Financial Compliance – What's At Stake? - TMF Group

The risk of financial non-compliance has more than just financial and reputational consequences. It can also affect your resources, ultimately increasing the cost of doing business.
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The 5 House chairs who are about to make life much harder for Trump

President Donald Trump will face an intensified level of scrutiny in the new year, with Democratic House committee chairs poised to comb through every corner of his administration, subpoena his Cabinet and investigate his personal finances, associates and business interests.
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Mitt Romney says Donald Trump has caused dismay around the world

Mitt Romney, the former Republican presidential candidate and incoming US senator from Utah, sharply criticised President Donald Trump and suggested the US leader had caused dismay around the world. In a Washington Post essay published on Tuesday evening, Romney criticised a number of Trump's actions in December. "The appointment of senior persons of lesser experience, the abandonment of allies who fight beside us, and the president’s thoughtless claim that America has long been a 'suc...
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Texas mascot charges Georgia bulldog, topples barricade

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Texas football program’s mascot, a large white and brown longhorn steer named Bevo, caused a stir at the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday when it knocked down its barricade and briefly charged in the direction of Georgia’s mascot , a bulldog name Uga. Uga X, an English bulldog wearing a bright […]
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What really makes the Trump presidency scary

And so it continues. With no end in sight to the government shutdown, President Donald Trump, who rightly said a government shutdown should be blamed on the White House, now seems unwilling to accept responsibility.
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Opinion: Urban Meyer's legacy complicated despite Ohio State's Rose Bowl win

The celebration of Urban Meyer after Ohio State's win over Washington in the Rose Bowl might have thrilled Buckeye Nation, but sickened others.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tear gas fired as dozens of migrants try illegal crossing to US

US Border Patrol agents used tear gas and pepper spray to counter rock-throwing migrants when a group of about 150 tried to illegally cross the border from Mexico, leading to 25 arrests, the agency said on Tuesday. It is the second time since November that border officers have used tear gas during an attempted mass migrant crossing in the San Diego area. The migrants in the latest case New Year's Eve were among 1,500 who have remained in Tijuana, Mexico, just south of San Diego, California, af...
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Kanye West affirms his love for President Donald Trump in first 2019 tweets

In October, Kanye West said he was taking a break from politics. Tuesday, the rapper jumped back in, firing off a flurry of tweets.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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