Astros Build Lead vs. Nationals: Live Score and Updates

Zack Greinke will start for Houston and Anibal Sanchez will be on the mound for Washington as the Astros try to come back from their two-games-to-none deficit.
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Impeachment witness asks judge to decide if he is obliged to testify

A key witness in the impeachment inquiry has sought for a court to decide if he should testify, caught between a House subpoena and a demand from White House to protect President Donald Trump's immunity from testifying to Congress.
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Perverts and Creepers and Sickos, oh my!

It's been a good long while since we discussed some of the odder second-order effects of our laws surrounding convicted sex offenders here at VFTP, but I have to say that this latest bit of news out of Georgia leaves me in a weird place:"Georgia is not among states that have instituted "no-candy laws" that prohibit sex offenders on parole and probation from handing out candy on the holiday and require them to display signs revealing their status in their yards. In Missouri, registered sex offend...
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Police Fatally Shoot Brooklyn Man After He Critically Injures an Officer, Officials Say

A police officer was in a medically induced coma after being hit in the head with a metal chair during an altercation in a nail salon, officials said.
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PG&E Power Shutoff Survival Guide

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/CBS13) — We all take electricity for granted, but for many PG&E customers this basic utility has not been a guarantee over the last month. As hundreds of thousands of customers prepare for yet another possible power shutoff this weekend, some just got their lights back on after the Oct. 23. Approximately 850,000 customers across Northern California have been notified they may be affected by the PSPS starting Saturday between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. It may impact 36 counties acro...
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Rachel Maddow Confronts Her NBC News Bosses Live, on the Air

Her remarks came during an episode of her MSNBC show with her former colleague Ronan Farrow as a guest. Mr. Farrow praised her for “speaking truth to power.”
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The Latest: Olga bringing heavy rains to central Gulf Coast

Olga has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone as it continues churning toward the Gulf Coast. The National Hurricane Center said Friday night that the cyclone will bring heavy rain and possibly flash floods across the central Gulf Coast and parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley and western Tennessee Valley. Olga had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph) and was centered about 275 miles (443 kilometers) south-southeast of Lake Charles, Louisiana on Friday night.
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Astros Turn to Bullpen vs. Nationals: Live Updates

Zack Greinke will start for Houston and Anibal Sanchez will be on the mound for Washington as the Astros try to come back from their two-games-to-none deficit.
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Olga takes aim at Gulf Coast as a post-tropical cyclone

Olga was likely collide with a cold front and bring gale-force winds and up to 8 inches of rain along the Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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DOJ: Negotiations with House for McGahn interview are ongoing

Negotiations to make former White House counsel Don McGahn available for a House interview have been active throughout October, the Justice Department indicated Friday, revealing that it has had discussions with the Judiciary Committee five times since Oct. 8. "Although the Speaker of the House has announced publicly that, in her view, the House has now commenced an impeachment inquiry ... the Administration remains open to continued discussion of a possible Committee interview, under appropria...
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The Deficit Trump Vowed To Eliminate Balloons 26% In A Year, To A Massive $984 Billion

"We are at a turning point" as Americans' future threatens to change for the worse, warns one Republican critic.
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GAME RECAP: Nets 113, Knicks 109

Kyrie Irving leads Brooklyn to their first win of the season, scoring 26 points and dishes out 5 assists.
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Investigators spread blame in Lion Air crash, but mostly fault Boeing and FAA

The improper design and certification of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, coupled with an overwhelmed flight crew battling a malfunctioning system they could not properly identify, led to the crash of Lion Air Flight 610 in October, according to a report by Indonesian authorities.
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Morgan Rielly scores winner in the third as Maple Leafs down Sharks 4-1

TORONTO — The Maple Leafs got most of what they wanted through 40 minutes Friday.After a week of frustrating efforts, Toronto battened down the hatches defensively, stayed out of the penalty box and generated a number of scoring chances.There was one small detail missing from the equation — goals.And on a team chalk full of talent up front, a bruising defenceman got the ball rolling before Toronto's best blue-liner stepped up late.Jake Muzzin tied things in the dying moments of the second p...
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Rory McIlroy ‘too paranoid’ to try legal CBD, especially after Matt Every’s marijuana suspension

While CBD and hemp oils are not banned by the PGA Tour, both Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth are hesitant to try them despite the health benefits.
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Kyrie Irving drains game winner to beat Knicks, gives jersey to his father

In the Nets season opener, Kyrie Irving stumbled but then got a pretty clean look at a game-winner, but missed it. The Knicks had battled from 18 back to have the lead in the final minute of the fourth quarter, but Irving had the last laugh on the Knicks fans that had booed him earlier, hitting a game-winning three. After the game, an emotional Irving gave his jersey to his father.
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Pentagon Gives Microsoft $10 Billion ‘War Cloud’ Deal, Snubbing Amazon

Early speculation of the giant government defense contract suggested it would go to Amazon.
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Meet the Press

That West Point cadet who went on the lam with his M4 carbine apparently turned up dead.What I found most interesting was a statement put out by the USMA and repeated verbatim just about everywhere in the press:"The search began when Kurita did not show up for a military skills competition Friday night, according to West Point. An M4 rifle was also missing, but the cadet was not believed to have any magazines or ammunition."This makes it sound like he'd made off with an M1 Abrams sans its breech...
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Cyclone heads to Gulf coast as rain douses Southeast

Storms with heavy rains doused the drought-parched South on Friday, prompting alerts for floods and tornadoes as Post-Tropical Cyclone Olga headed for the Gulf coast. The National Hurricane Center said Olga, located in the Gulf of Mexico south of Louisiana, would contribute to rainfall that could total 8 inches (20 centimeters) in spots by Sunday. Neither it nor Tropical Storm Pablo, far out in the Atlantic, was expected to reach hurricane strength.
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LaVine scores 37, Bulls rally to beat Grizzlies 110-102

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 37 points and rookie Coby White had 21 of his 25 points in the second half as the Chicago Bulls rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 110-102 on Friday night. LaVine was 13 of 23 from the field, including 4 of 8 from beyond the arc in leading […]
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Pentagon chooses Microsoft over Amazon for $10bn 'Jedi' contract

Microsoft is awarded the lucrative "Jedi" deal following a heavily-scrutinised bidding process.
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QMJHL Roundup: Khovanov, Wildcats beat Mooseheads in OT to extend win streak

HALIFAX — Alexander Khovanov tied the game late in the third, then scored the winner at 3:53 of overtime as the Moncton Wildcats edged the Halifax Mooseheads 5-4 on Friday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.Ozzie King, Elliot Desnoyers and Kyle Foreman also scored while Zachary L'Heureux tacked on three assists for the Wildcats (11-3-0), who extended their win streak to five games. Maxim Trepanier struck twice for the Mooseheads (7-6-1). Cameron Whynot and Samuel Dube had the other...
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Impeachment witness asks federal judge to decide if he is obliged to testify

A key witness in the impeachment inquiry has sought for a court to decide if he should testify, caught between a House subpoena and a demand from White House to protect President Donald Trump's immunity from testifying to Congress.
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Jake Muzzin reads the room, helps Maple Leafs secure needed victory

We'll share points after every game throughout the Toronto Maple Leafs season. With none other than Justin Bieber there to celebrate (quite dramatically, no less), the Toronto Maple Leafs eventually solved the San Jose Sharks on Friday at Scotiabank Arena, scoring four times in the final 20 minutes and 1.9 seconds to come away with an all-important win in a game they mostly spent trailing. Experiencing how a veteran team can frustrate even when fatigued from the night before, the Maple Lea...
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Second man charged over murders at Milton Keynes party

Earl Bevans, 22, charged with two counts of murder of two 17-year-old boys and and two counts of attempted murder A second man will appear in court today charged with the murder of two teenagers at a house party in Milton Keynes.Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice, both 17, died as a result of knife injuries after they were attacked just before midnight on 19 October. Continue reading...
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NYPD officer is in critical condition after an incident at a Brooklyn nail salon

A New York Police Department officer was in critical condition in a medically induced coma Friday night after an incident at a nail salon in Brooklyn, police said.
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Two girls found dead and mother arrested in Perth’s northern suburbs

Western Australian police say children’s mother found with self-inflicted wounds at beach near Madeley homeThe bodies of two deceased siblings, aged six and 10, have been found at a home in Perth’s northern suburbs.The children’s mother is under police custody in hospital. Continue reading...
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Port of Seattle commissioner arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Port of Seattle Commissioner Ryan Calkins was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic violence assault. He was released without bail Friday from King County Jail. No charges have been filed, and the City Attorney’s Office has not yet reached the alleged victim, said spokesperson Dan Nolte. As to whether Calkins might be charged, […]
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Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk fighting stomach cancer

BARRIE, Ontario (AP) — Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk is fighting stomach cancer. The 56-year-old former Winnipeg Jets star is getting chemotherapy treatment after taking a leave of absence as coach of the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League in September. “The chemo has hit me pretty hard,” Hawerchuk told “I do […]
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Nationals fans excited as World Series returns to D.C. for first time since 1933

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