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Airbnb bans 'party houses' after California shooting kills 5

Airbnb's CEO said the company was taking actions against unauthorized parties in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Halloween party held at an Airbnb rental home in California. In a series of tweets, Brian Chesky said Saturday the San Francisco-based company is expanding manual screening of "high risk" reservations and will remove guests who fail to comply with policies banning parties at Airbnb rental homes. Five people died after a Thursday night shooting that sent some 100 terrified party...
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Bell leads half of Texas race for win and Xfinity title shot

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Christopher Bell led 101 of the 200 laps, claimed both stages and won the NASCAR Xfinity race at Texas on Saturday night to secure one of the four spots to race for the series championship. Bell led four times, going ahead to stay with 30 laps remaining at the 1 […]
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Trump absent, ASEAN charts path for trade bloc led by China

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — Leaders from fast-growing Southeast Asian economies, China, Japan and other regional powers are meeting in Bangkok for an annual summit that President Donald Trump is skipping so that he can campaign back home. The annual summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations formally began Sunday with its host, Thai Prime […]
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White throws for 350, No. 25 Memphis beats No. 15 SMU 54-48

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brady White threw for 350 yards and three touchdowns, Antonio Gibson had a school-record 386 all-purpose yards with three scores and No. 24 Memphis held off No. 15 SMU 54-48 Saturday night to cap the biggest day yet in Tigers’ football history. The Tigers (8-1, 4-1) handed SMU its first loss […]
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Herbert leads No. 7 Ducks past USC 56-24 to 8th straight win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Herbert passed for 225 yards and threw three touchdown passes to Juwan Johnson in the second half, and No. 7 Oregon recovered from a slow start to cruise to its eighth consecutive victory, 56-24 over Southern California on Saturday night. Freshman Mykael Wright returned a kickoff 100 yards for a […]
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Higgs takes two-shot lead into final round in Bermuda

Higgs, a multiple winner on the minor circuits who is finally getting a crack at the big time, jumped clear with a six-under-par 65 at Port Royal on Saturday. "Tomorrow will be a difficult day with all that goes on with leading after three rounds, but I'm looking forward to it," he said.
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Greta Thunberg asks for lift back across Atlantic as climate meeting shifts to Madrid

Swedish teenager needs help getting back to Europe following the COP25 meeting’s move from Chile to SpainAs delegates to the COP25 climate summit scramble to adjust to a last-minute change of venue from Santiago to Madrid, one of the highest-profile attendees has stuck out a metaphorical thumb on social media to ask for a lift across the Atlantic.Teenage Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who was speaking in California during a stop on her low-emissions journey from Sweden to Chile, tweeted that s...
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Breeders' Cup horse euthanized at Santa Anita after breaking leg on track

Not even one of the biggest events in horse racing could escape the story that has consumed the Santa Anita racetrack in Los Angeles this year. Mongolian Groom, a 4-year-old gelding had to be euthanized after breaking his left hind leg in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday, the Breeders' Cup announced. “The death of Mongolian Groom is a loss to the entire horse racing community,” the statement said.
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‘Saturday Night Live’: Kate McKinnon and Elizabeth Warren’s ‘Medicare for All’ Plan Lead Cold Open (Watch)

Kate McKinnon took center stage during the Nov. 2 “Saturday Night Live” cold open sketch, in which she portrayed Senator Elizabeth Warren delivering a speech at an Iowa public school that balanced delivering some hard truths with also often sounded like a standup set. “First, I would like to pour one out for Beto O’Rourke, […]
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Trump approves plan to cap refugees at 18,000 in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed off on a plan that continues a dramatic drop in the number of refugees taken in by the U.S. to no more than 18,000 in fiscal year 2020. When the State Department first announced the plan in September religious and humanitarian groups sharply criticized the administration. In […]
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The death of another horse at Santa Anita Park mars Breeders' Cup Classic

Vino Rosso, ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr. and trained by Todd Pletcher, won the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday at Santa Anita Park near Los Angeles. But the race was marred by the death of another horse, Mongolian Groom.
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Dowden makes up for misses, boosts Mercer in third OT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Tyray Devezin scored on four short runs and Caleb Dowden kicked a winning 38-yard field goal in the third overtime, atoning for two earlier missed kicks, and Mercer outlasted Samford 36-33 on Saturday night. Dowden missed an extra point in the third quarter and a 35-yard field-goal attempt that would have […]
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Frederik Andersen rescues Maple Leafs in ugly effort in Philadelphia

The Toronto Maple Leafs needed 11 rounds in the shootout to avoid what would have been a brutal loss.
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Hajrullahu's 40-yard field goal gives Ticats 21-18 win over Argonauts

HAMILTON — Lirim Hajrullahu and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats protected their home turf Saturday night.Hajrullahu's 40-yard yard field goal with two seconds remaining earned Hamilton a 21-18 win over the Toronto Argonauts in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Ticats not only earned their sixth straight victory but finished the regular season 9-0 record at Tim Hortons Field.And that's significant considering Hamilton (CFL-best 15-3 record) hosts the East Division final Nov. 17. Pre...
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Breeders' Cup Classic: Elite race at Santa Anita Park marred by death of Mongolian Groom

Vino Rosso, ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr. and trained by Todd Pletcher, won the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday at Santa Anita Park near Los Angeles. But the race was marred by the death of another horse, Mongolian Groom.
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David Backes forced to exit Bruins win with suspected concussion

BOSTON – While the vast majority of the concern was for hospitalized Ottawa forward Scott Sabourin following a violent collision in Saturday night's 5-2 Bruins win over the Ottawa Senators TD Garden, there was another injured player on the first period play. Sabourin threw a hit on Bruins forward David Backes against the side boards that left him knocked out cold before he hit the ice, and the 27-year-old was stretchered off the ice after medical personnel worked on him for 10 minutes. Back...
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Aussie Brayden Meyer saws and chops his way to Timbersports title

SHOWS: PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (NOVEMBER 2, 2019)(SMARAGD MEDIA - ACCESS ALL) 1. EXTERIOR INDUSTRIAL PALACE - SITE OF TIMBERSPORTS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2. WIDE OF INTERIOR - FANS CHEERING AND WAVING FLAGS 3. BRAYDEN MEYER (AUSTRALIA) DEFEATING PIERRE PUYBERET (FRANCE) IN UNDERHAND CHOP EVENT AND SETTING FASTEST OVERALL TIME OF 14.25 SECONDS 4. MEYER DEFEATING MICHAL DUBICKI (POLAND) IN STOCK SAW EVENT AND SETTING FASTEST OVERALL TIME OF 10.48 SECONDS 5. MEYER DEFEATING SHANE JORDAN (NEW ZEALAND) I...
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Mongolian Groom euthanized after Breeders' Cup Classic injury; 37th horse to die at Santa Anita since December

Mongolian Groom, a 4-year-old gelding, was euthanized Saturday after breaking hind leg down stretch at Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita Park.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Breeders' Cup Classic: Elite race marred by horse's death

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Delta Restoring ‘Booksmart’ And ‘Rocketman’ Same-Sex Love Scenes After Censorship Slam

Airline restoring cuts after complaints on social media by "Booksmart" director Olivia Wilde.
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No. 7 Oregon continues rolling with blowout of USC

USC got a touchdown late in the second quarter that looked like it would cut the halftime lead to four when Kedon Slovis hit Michael Pittman for a score with 28 seconds left. But Mykael Wright returned USC's ensuing kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and the Trojans never got any closer. Justin Herbert injury scare Oregon fans held their breath for a while in the third quarter when Herbert went down awkwardly after taking a hit to his left knee area following a pass.
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Josh Gordon's agent says 9 teams wanted to work out receiver after Patriots release

Gordon, who caught 20 passes for 287 yards and one touchdown in six games, was released from the Patriots off injured reserve.
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No. 24 Memphis ends No. 15 SMU's unbeaten season in 54-48 win

SMU's run among the unbeaten teams in college football is over. No. 24 Memphis took down the No. 15 Mustangs 54-48 Saturday night with the help of three touchdowns in three different ways from wide receiver Antonio Gibson. Gibson's first touchdown came on a 50-yard touchdown pass from QB Brady White in the second quarter to give the Tigers a 20-14 lead.
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Giants LHP Tony Watson exercises $2.5 million option

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants left-hander Tony Watson has exercised his $2.5 million player option for 2020. San Francisco declined a team option on left-hander Fernando Abad on Saturday, making him a free agent. The 34-year-old Watson went 2-2 with a 4.17 ERA in 60 games for the Giants last season. Abad was 0-2 with […]
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Trump met with loud boos, some cheers at UFC fight

President Donald Trump was met with loud, sustained boos and some cheers as he entered Madison Square Garden for the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday night in New York.
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Trump met with loud boos, some cheers at UFC fight in New York

President Donald Trump was met with loud, sustained boos and some cheers as he entered Madison Square Garden for the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday night in New York.
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Lance, North Dakota State beat Youngstown State 56-17

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Trey Lance threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and North Dakota State beat Youngstown State 56-17 on Saturday night to extend its win streak to 30 games. Lance went 7 of 9 for 160 yards with no interceptions and Kobe Johnson scored on a 94-yard kickoff return and a […]
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‘Asians are Taking Their Rightful Place in Hollywood’ Says Janet Yang

“Borders are collapsing all around us,” says producer Janet Yang, who programs the Asia Society’s U.S.-Asia Entertainment Summit conference next week in Los Angeles. “That process is being driven by changes in content and technology.” The summit this year has notably broadened its focus from one on U.S.-China relations to one that examines the entertainment […]
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Corey Anderson humbles Johnny Walker with first-round KO, then wants more

But things turned wacky after Walker knocked out Misha Cirkunov at UFC 235 in just 36 seconds by flying knee, Walker took his antics to the next level when he injured himself during a wild post-victory Octagon dance. Walker ended up missing significant time and sported a big scar on his shoulder this week in the build up to his fight vs. Corey Anderson at UFC 244. Walker thought about putting his antics behind him before the Anderson fight, but couldn't even make it to fight night without d...
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New battery design could mean EVs charge in only 10 minutes

Penn State University researchers have had a breakthrough in reducing vehicle lithium-ion battery charging times to just 10 minutes.
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