Mitchell scores 37 with Gobert Out, Jazz Beat Pelicans

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored a season-high 37 points and Bojan Bogdanovic added 28 to help the Utah Jazz overcome the absence of Rudy Gobert and outlast the New Orleans Pelicans 128-120 on Saturday night. Mitchell, who had six 3-pointers, sparked the Jazz (10-5) to a quick start. Though Utah led the […]
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Alabama sheriff shot and killed while answering a call, search for suspect ongoing

Several law enforcement sources confirmed that Lowndes County Sheriff "Big John" Williams was answering a call at a convenience store when he was shot.         [Author: Montgomery Advertiser]
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‘Saturday Night Live’: Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump Meets Will Ferrell’s Gordon Sondland

After another week of impeachment hearings that included a reenactment of a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ambassador Gordon Sondland, “Saturday Night Live” returned with its own take on the relationship between the two political figures. Alec Baldwin returned as Trump, while episode host Will Ferrell stepped into Sondland’s bald cap for the […]
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‘Saturday Night Live’: Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump Meets Will Ferrell’s Gordon Sondland (Watch)

After another week of impeachment hearings that included a reenactment of a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ambassador Gordon Sondland, “Saturday Night Live” returned with its own take on the relationship between the two political figures. Alec Baldwin returned as Trump, while episode host Will Ferrell stepped into Sondland’s bald cap for the […]
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Third Rwandan rebel reportedly accepted by Australia in US refugee swap deal

The three men are former members of a Hutu rebel group that is an offshoot of groups largely responsible for 1994 genocideThe Australian government has reportedly accepted a third Rwandan man who had been charged with murder as part of a refugee swap deal with the United States.In May it was revealed Australia had accepted two men as refugees for resettlement in November 2018, Leonidas Bimenyimana and Gregoire Nyaminani, and they were living in Australia. Continue reading...
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Pope Francis calls for a 'world without nuclear weapons' during Nagasaki visit

Pontiff urges disarmament as he tours Japan’s atomic bomb sites and meets survivors of the 1945 attacksPope Francis has condemned the “unspeakable horror” of nuclear weapons during a visit to Nagasaki, one of two Japanese cities destroyed by American atomic bombs towards the end of the second world war.Speaking on the second day of the first papal visit to Japan for 38 years, Francis urged world leaders to end the stockpiling of nuclear weapons, saying it offered their nations a false sense of s...
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Raptors edge Hawks in back-and-forth affair

Pascal Siakam was in beast mode on Saturday night, collecting 34 points en route to a Raptors victory.
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Hong Kong local elections: Protesters hope poll will send message to China

Pro-democracy groups hope Sunday's local elections will send a message to the Chinese government.
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Maple Leafs continue to build - and win - under Sheldon Keefe

The Toronto Maple Leafs didn't shut out Nazem Kadri, but they beat the Colorado Avalanche.
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Grizzlies G Ja Morant accomplishes feat no rookie has since John Wall

Point guards tend to take more time to develop in today's NBA. Averaging 18.5 points, six assists and 3.2 rebounds per game on 46 percent shooting from the field and 41 percent from three, the second overall pick of the 2019 NBA Draft continues to earn his spot atop our 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year ladder. When watching Morant play, his explosiveness going to the rim and potential as a passer immediately sparks memories of a young John Wall.
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Domi says Habs have to be more ruthless after Rangers rally past Canadiens 6-5

MONTREAL — Max Domi says a lack of killer instinct led to Montreal's total collapse.The Canadiens blew a four-goal lead and the New York Rangers stormed all the way back to win 6-5 on Saturday night. Montreal led 4-0 early in the second period and 5-3 in the third."In this league, when you have a team down like that, you gotta, I don't want to say it, but step on their throats," said Domi, who scored twice in the first period. "That's the analogy we use. Put them out of it complet...
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Mitchell scores 37 with Gobert out as Jazz beat Pelicans

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Even without Rudy Gobert, the usually defensive-minded Utah Jazz blitzed the New Orleans Pelicans with some high-octane offense. Mitchell made six 3-pointers and scored a season-high 37 points as Utah outlasted the Pelicans 128-120 on Saturday night. Mitchell sparked the Jazz to a quick start after they held off the […]
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No. 8 Oklahoma holds on, beats TCU 28-24

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jalen Hurts passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more and No. 8 Oklahoma beat TCU 28-24 on Saturday night to clinch a spot in the Big 12 championship game. Hurts ran for 173 yards and passed for 145. He became the third Oklahoma quarterback to rush for at least […]
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Andrus leads Prairie View past Cent. Arkansas 78-72 in OT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Gerard Andrus scored 28 points including a dunk with eight seconds remaining in regulation to even the score and send the game into overtime as Prairie View A&M beat Central Arkansas 78-72 at the 2K Empire Classic on Saturday night. In the extra period, Tamir Bynum made a jumper that gave […]
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Winners and Losers: What the conference championship landscape looks like heading into Week 14

Here's a look at how each conference's title race is playing out with our best guess for the matchups in the conferences still looking for division winners. East: No. 19 Cincinnati clinched the division with a win over Temple on Saturday night. West: No. 18 Memphis clinches the division with win over Cincinnati on Friday.
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Winners and Losers: Who'll be conference champs?

Saturday's results helped teams like Virginia Tech in their quest to make conference title games. But for Penn State and others, that dream came to an end.
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Houston’s 2 TD returns power 24-14 win over Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Damarion Williams gave Houston the lead for good with an interception return for a touchdown and the Cougars held off Tulsa 24-14 on Saturday night. Williams intercepted Zach Smith’s pass and returned it 25 yards to make it 14-7 with 1:34 left in the second quarter. Dalton Witherspoon‘s 23-yard field goal […]
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Week 12: Washington high-school football quarterfinal scores and semifinals matchups

Football playoff scores as compiled by The Associated Press.
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Protests Show That Iran Is Having Trouble Controlling the Middle East

A combination of escalating internal dissent with an increasingly unfavorable regional environment is presenting challenges to Iran’s state interests and, more particularly, to the legitimacy of the mullah-dominated regime that Tehran.
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Blazers are running out of excuses after another hard-to-believe loss

Then, of course, Cleveland trotted out and smacked the Trail Blazers right in the mouth, handing them their fourth straight loss and 10th in their last 12 games. Injuries have left the Trail Blazers small up front and Cleveland continued the trend of pounding Portland in the paint, this time by 50-36 points. Yes, they are outmanned – so what would be wrong, especially late in games, with running a double-team at the likes of Tristan Thompson?
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Jayden Daniels, Arizona State upset No. 6 Oregon 31-28

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Freshman Jayden Daniels completed 22 of 32 passes for 408 yards and three touchdowns and Arizona State intercepted two of Justin Herbert’s passes in the fourth quarter, helping the Sun Devils upset No. 6 Oregon 31-28 on Saturday night. Arizona State (6-5, 3-5 Pac-12) ended Oregon’s College Football Playoff hopes and […]
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Stars edge Blackhawks 2-1 in shootout for 6th straight win

DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski and Tyler Seguin scored in a shootout, and the surging Dallas Stars beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Saturday night for their sixth consecutive victory. Dallas is 10-0-1 during an 11-game point streak. Stars goalie Anton Khudobin stopped Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane in the tiebreaker. Khudobin equaled his season […]
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Diawara, Perry help Stetson hold off Monmouth 63-55

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mahamadou Diawara and Rob Perry combined for 41 points as Stetson held off Monmouth for a 63-55 victory on Saturday night. Diawara totaled 21 points and Perry added 20 as the Hatters shot 49% from the field (20-41) while limiting Monmouth to 21-of-54 shooting (39%). Diawara was 8 of 11 from […]
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Stevens leads Mississippi State over Abilene Christian 45-7

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tommy Stevens had two touchdown passes and ran for another as Mississippi State defeated Abilene Christian 45-7 on Saturday. Stevens had 165 yards passing and 88 yards rushing in the Bulldogs’ final nonconference outing of the season. Kylin Hill added 153 yards rushing and had 88 yards receiving and a touchdown […]
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Sciba sets kicking record, helps Wake Forest beat Duke 39-27

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Sophomore kicker Nick Sciba connected on four field goals while setting an NCAA record, and Wake Forest held off Duke for a 39-27 victory on Saturday night. The Demon Deacons (8-3, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) withstood Duke’s Damond Philyaw-Johnson’s two kickoff returns for touchdowns. Philyaw-Johnson’s 98-yard kickoff return gave the Blue […]
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LeBron, Lakers hold off Grizzlies for 7th straight win

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — LeBron James scored on a driving layup with 1:30 left to put the Los Angeles ahead to stay as the Lakers held off the Memphis Grizzlies 109-108 Saturday night for their seventh straight victory. The Grizzlies had a final chance with the ball and 1.3 seconds left. Jaren Jackson Jr. went […]
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Japanese Hotel Room Costs $1 a Night -- If You'll Livestream Yourself

"Guests coming to Asahi Ryokan have the option to pay just ¥100 (about $1) per night to stay the night -- if they agree to have their entire stay livestreamed," reports CNN: [T]here are restrictions around how the livestreaming works. [27-year-old manager] Tetsuya Inoue explains to CNN Travel that the feed is video-only, so guests will have privacy in their conversations or phone calls... Guests are permitted to turn the lights off, and the bathroom area is out of camera range. "This is a ve...
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Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt grabs player's jersey and scolds him after penalty

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt has a tendency to grab onto his players when he's mad at them. Pruitt grabbed the jersey of defensive back Shawn Shamburger after Shamburger committed a personal foul penalty in the fourth quarter of Tennessee's 24-20 win over Missouri on Saturday. Shamburger hit Missouri QB Kelly Bryant after Bryant went out of bounds.
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Tennessee clinches bowl berth, beats Missouri 24-20

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jarrett Guarantano threw for 415 yards and two touchdown passes to lead Tennessee to a 24-20 victory over Missouri on Saturday night. Tennessee (6-5, 4-3 Southeastern Conference) has won four straight games and is bowl eligible for the first time since 2016. Missouri (5-6, 2-5) has lost its last five. After […]
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