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  • Musicians and celebrities pay tribute to rocker Tom Petty

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Reaction to the death of rock superstar Tom Petty, who died Monday after suffering cardiac arrest at this Malibu home:- "I'm shocked and...

    Mail Online
  • Social media reacts to Tom Petty's death

    On Monday afternoon, celebrities and fans reacted via social media with shock and appreciation to the news that musician Tom Petty was taken off life support. Petty had been rushed to the hospital on Sunday night.

    SFGate
  • Athletes should be fitted with microchips to prevent doping

    Mike Miller, CEO of the World Olympics Association was speaking to anti-doping leaders at a Westminster forum on integrity in sport this week, when he suggested the radical method.

    Mail Online
  • 7 Lessons on Failure You Can Learn From Top Athletes

    Did you know that hockey great Wayne Gretzky once tried his hand at coaching and, um, didn't do so well? That was a lesson in knowing when to change direction.

    Entrepreneur
  • Darnell Nicole Gets Some Shocking News About Her New Beau in WAGS Miami Sneak Peek: ''That is Somebody I Used to Smash!''

    Someone just broke girl code! On this week's episode of WAGS Miami, Darnell Nicole may have finally found happiness with her new boo Darnell Dockett. Unfortunately, it turns out that...

    E! Online
  • Trump flouting norms risks venal turn in US

    Sarah Chayes, author of "Thieves of State," talks with Rachel Maddow about why Donald Trump's business with corrupt foreign governments risks spreading corruption to the United States.

    MSNBC
  • Khizr Khan: the patriotic American Muslim who called out Donald Trump

    The father of the US soldier Humayun Khan talks about losing his son to the Iraq war and why it drove him to challenge the future president on live TVPlus: An extract from Khizr Khan’s new book, An American Family It remains a defining image of last year’s US presidential election. Khizr Khan, speaking at the Democratic national convention with his wife, Ghazala, by his side, produced a copy of the constitution from his jacket pocket, held it up for all to see, and offered to lend it to the then...

    the Guardian
  • China's Communist Party says still talking to North Korean counterpart

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's ruling Communist Party continues to hold talks and maintain contacts with its North Korean counterpart, a senior official said on Saturday, describing the two countries friendship as important for regional stability.

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  • Processions in South Florida honor Sgt. La David Johnson's sacrifice

    U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson's final farewell Saturday will include two processions in Broward County.   At 8 a.m., authorities will escort Johnson's body from the Fred Hunter’s Funeral Home at 6301 Taft St. in Hollywood, to the Christ the Rock Community Church at 1100 Stirling Rd., in Cooper City.  The funeral will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by a procession to the cemetery and interment. The Hollywood Fire Department will fly a U.S. flag at the entrance of the cemetery. Johnson died...

    WPLG
  • London now more dangerous than New York City, crime stats suggest

    London is now more crime ridden and dangerous than New York City, with rape, robbery and violent offences far higher on this side of the Atlantic.

    www.telegraph.co.uk
  • Attorney for family of late Cpl. Michael Middlebrook speaks out on family having to pay 125% increase in health insurance starting Monday

    LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) Three weeks after the tragic death of Lafayette Police Corporal Michael Middlebrook, his family is dealing with another setback. They’ll have to pay 125% more for health…

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  • John Kerry bashes Trump on climate, Department of State jobs

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is faulting President Donald Trump's administration for failing to fill many diplomatic...

    Mail Online
  • Trump administration considers pausing U.S. refugee family reunification program

    By Yeganeh Torbati and Mica RosenbergNEW YORK, Oct 20 (Reuters) - President Trump's administration has drafted a plan to pause a program that allows family...

    Mail Online
  • Trump signs order allowing recall of more retired pilots

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that will allow the Air Force to address what the Pentagon says is a serious pilot...

    Mail Online
  • CNN Panel Doubles Down, Blasts Kelly ‘Discrediting’ Wilson; ‘Totally Out of Place’

    Instead of being responsible in this sad dispute concerning the death of Sgt. La David Johnson, CNN has shown repeatedly (here, here, and here) that it wants to have it both ways in attacking John Kelly for his Thursday remarks but bemoaning criticism of Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (Fla.). Thursday’s CNN Tonight served as one such example, whether it was host Don Lemon knocking Kelly’s advice to President Trump about what to tell Johnson’s widow or American Urban Radio Networks...

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  • Dem Rep Frederica Wilson: WH Chief of Staff Kelly's 'Empty Barrel' Label a 'Racist Term'

    Friday on CNN’s “New Day,” Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) reacted to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s comments at Thursday’s press briefing criticizing Wilson for politicizing President Donald Trump’s phone call to the widow of a slain soldier. Wilson said Kelly’s use of the term “empty barrel” was racist, something she said she had to look up in a dictionary. “I think that’s a racist term too. I’m thinking about that when — we looked it up in the dictionary because I had never heard of an...

    Breitbart
  • Lefties: ‘Nitwit’ John Kelly Is an ‘Odious’ ‘Coward’ Making ‘Bizarre,’ ‘Dishonest,’ Racist Remarks

    In addition to CNN, liberal activists, actors, journalists, and trolls disturbingly berated and maligned the character of John Kelly following his Thursday Whtie House remarks, declaring him to be an “odious” “coward” and “nitwit” offering a “bizarre,” “dishonest,” and racist statement amidst the Gold Star family controversy.

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  • Jets getting a key piece back against the Dolphins

    Bilal Powell is scheduled to be back in action Sunday afternoon at Miami, and the shifty running back’s return couldn’t come at a better time for the Jets’ suddenly scuffling ground game. “You just miss the dynamics of him. He can make some plays,” coach Todd Bowles said of Powell, who practiced fully for the...

    New York Post
  • Giving up on these elite receivers is a poor fantasy strategy

    For a fantasy owner, the only thing more frustrating than watching one of your early round picks struggle to produce is that moment when you give up on him, park him on your bench, and watch him finally put up the points you originally were expecting. It doesn’t matter if you made the right choice...

    New York Post
  • Raiders' Marshawn Lynch suspended game for shoving official

    Oakland running back Marshawn Lynch was suspended for one game without pay by the NFL on Friday for shoving a game official during the Raiders' victory over Kansas City on Thursday night. Lynch was ejected from the game after he shoved line judge Julian Mapp. The scuffle started when...

    ABC News
  • Nets Tout Kaepernick Going ‘On Offense’ Against NFL

    Monday’s network morning shows all promoted former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick suing the NFL and claiming that all 32 League teams were in “collusion” against hiring him, despite a complete lack of evidence for his claims.

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  • Nets Join Dems in Decrying Trump’s ‘Sabotage’ of ObamaCare

    After Thursday’s network evening newscasts feared that President Trump’s executive action curtailing ObamaCare regulations was a threat to Barack Obama’s legacy, on Friday morning, the ABC, CBS, and NBC morning shows launched into full panic mode over “the biggest move to undermine ObamaCare yet” and touted how “Democrats call the move pointless sabotage.”

    NewsBusters
  • GMA Gushes Over Kimmel As He Trashes 'Idiot' Trump, Conservative 'Gun Nuts'

    Friday morning, ABC’s Good Morning America rewarded it’s newly lauded national treasure, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel with a fawning interview, applauding his liberal activism on health care and gun control. Not only that, but anchor Amy Robach stayed silent as Kimmel pummelled the Trump family with gay jokes and nasty insults, along with his critics, whom he glowingly called “gun nuts.”

    NewsBusters
  • ABC Gushes Over Kimmel’s ‘Stand for Gun Control’ That Blamed GOP, NRA for Shooting

    Late night comedy host Jimmy Kimmel opened his show Monday night with a 10-minute-long emotional monologue on the Sunday night massacre in Las Vegas. While the White House called for a day of mourning for the victims of the horrific tragedy, the ABC host called for pointing fingers instead. Kimmel crassly blamed the violence of one lunatic on millions of responsible gun owners, Trump, and Republicans.

    NewsBusters
  • WATCH: Robin Roberts' transplant anniversary inspires Be the Match registrations

    Be the Match marrow registry broke a one-day record for online registrations after "GMA" celebrated the fifth anniversary of Roberts' lifesaving bone marrow transplant.

    ABC News
  • Verlander, Astros force decisive Game 7 vs. Yanks

    (The Sports Xchange) - Justin Verlander continued his masterful pitching in elimination games and the Houston Astros turned a breakthrough fifth inning into a 7-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night at Minute Maid Park in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series.

    U.S.
  • Series is tied, 3-3: Yankees Are Undone by Altuve and Verlander as the Astros Force a Game 7

    Jose Altuve drove in three runs, and starter Justin Verlander got a big assist from center fielder George Springer, who made a leaping catch of a deep drive with two runners on base.

    www.nytimes.com
  • Verlander, Altuve help Astros top Yanks to force ALCS Game 7

    Justin Verlander remained perfect with the Houston Astros, pitching seven shutout innings when they needed him most, and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs during a 7-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night that extended the AL Championship Series to a decisive Game 7. ...

    ABC News
  • WWE Bizarrely Overshadowing TLC PPV with Brock Lesnar vs. Jinder Mahal Tease

    WWE TLC is coming on Sunday, October 22, and there's plenty for fans to talk about. Asuka is making her Raw main roster debut against Emma. Finn Balor's Demon will return to face Bray Wyatt's twisted Sister Abigail. The company's most popular faction of all time has returned as The Shield will battle in the main event. But everyone is talking about a match that hasn't even been booked yet: Brock Lesnar versus Jinder Mahal. So why is this happening? WWE has never been accused of having perfect...

    Bleacher Report
  • World Series 2017: TV Schedule and Bold Predictions for Final Round

    The end is in sight, and the 10 teams that started the MLB postseason will soon be whittled down to two. The Dodgers earned the National League title Thursday night and whipped the reigning World Series champion Chicago Cubs in five games, and the Yankees will be able to meet their ancient rivals in the World Series if they can close out the Houston Astros Friday or Saturday. The Dodgers have had one of the most memorable seasons in recent memory. For three-quarters of the campaign, they were on...

    Bleacher Report
  • Denver Broncos vs. Los Angeles Chargers Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick

    With seven wins over the last eight meetings, including a 24-21 decision back in Week 1 of this season, the Denver Broncos have upped their lead in the all-time series with the Los Angeles Chargers to 64-50. Denver hopes to continue its recent dominance in this rivalry when it heads to Los Angeles to play the Chargers on Sunday afternoon. NFL point spread: The Broncos opened as 2.5-point favorites; the total was 43.5 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. (Line...

    Bleacher Report
  • Grayson Allen, Gary Trent Jr. Each Score 13 Points at Duke Midnight Madness

    The Duke Blue Devils unofficially kicked off their 2017-18 season Friday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium with the ninth annual Countdown to Craziness event that gives fans a first look at the squad trying to bring the school a sixth national championship.      Highlighting the night's event was the Blue-White scrimmage, won by the Blue squad in a 43-41 thriller when Alex O'Connell nailed a three from the corner with 20 seconds remaining.   Grayson Allen and Gary Trent Jr. were the scoring...

    Bleacher Report
  • Derrick Rose Suffers Ankle Injury vs. Bucks; Unlikely to Play Against Magic

    In a refrain that's become all too common over the past five years, Derrick Rose is hurt once again.  Per Jason Lloyd of The Athletic, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue announced Rose suffered a sprained ankle during Friday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks and is unlikely to play tomorrow against the Orlando Magic. Jose Calderon is expected to start against the Magic.   Lue added Rose's injury "doesn't look good." The 29-year-old played well on Friday with 12 points on 3-of-4 shooting in 23 minutes before...

    Bleacher Report
  • LeBron James Leads Cavaliers to Win vs. Bucks; Giannis Antetokounmpo Scores 34

    Led by 24 points from LeBron James, six Cleveland Cavaliers scored in double digits as the defending Eastern Conference champions defeated the Milwaukee Bucks, 116-97, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Friday. After posting a 37-point, 13-rebound effort two nights before, Giannis Antetokounmpo filled up the stat sheet yet again, scoring 34 points, grabbing eight rebounds, dishing eight assists and accruing three steals. Whereas his supporting cast mostly struggled, James' flourished.  The Cavs...

    Bleacher Report
  • 49ers’ Shanahan feels confident Foster will make return

    Here's one reason to anticipate an 0-6 team's seventh game: Reuben Foster is expected to return to the winless 49ers on Sunday. Foster, the dynamic rookie inside linebacker who was injured after he played 11 snaps in the season opener, is on track to return against the Cowboys at Levi's Stadium. "He's not 100 percent ready to go, but I feel very optimistic about it," Kyle Shanahan said. "He had another good practice today. As long as there's not any setbacks...

    SFGate
  • Steelers racked up big fines in Kansas City

    Steelers safety Mike Mitchell was fined $48,620 for a helmet-to-helmet hit in Pittsburgh's game against Kansas City.

    ESPN.com
  • Oakland Raiders' Lynch suspended one game for pushing official

    (Reuters) - Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch has been suspended for one game after pushing an official and grabbing his jersey during their home win over the Kansas City Chiefs, the NFL said in a statement on Friday.

    U.S.
  • 3 arrested after shooting following white nationalist speech

    A man who fired a shot at anti-Nazi protesters following a speech at the University of Florida by a white nationalist has been charged with attempted murder, police in Gainesville … Click to Continue

    thenewstribune
  • 3 arrested after shooting following white nationalist speech

    Police say three men were arrested after a shot was fired at a group of people following the appearance of white nationalist Richard Spencer at the University of Florida. The … Click to Continue

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  • Police kill armed, suicidal man at Florida apartment complex

    A police officer in Florida fatally shot an armed, suicidal man during a confrontation at an apartment complex. Clearwater police said in a news release 34-year-old Mitchell Fox was shot … Click to Continue

    thenewstribune
  • Thailand rehearses lavish $90 million funeral for late king

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Drums and a band played as officials in black tops and ancient costumes rehearsed on Saturday for the funeral procession of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose cremation next week is expected to be attended by a quarter of a million mourners.

    IN
  • Brandon Smith: How To Stop All Future Mass Shootings

    Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, In my last article 'A Tactical Analysis Of The Las Vegas Mass Shooting Incident,' I outlined the precarious nature of the mainstream narrative and why the Vegas event in particular requires serious independent investigation into the possibility that Stephen Paddock did not plan or execute the event alone, or, he did not plan or execute the event at all, and someone else with far more tactical knowledge and shooting experience committed the murders...

    @zerohedge
  • Mapping What Every State In America Is Best At

    Company towns used to be a defining feature of the American economy. Nowadays, as Raul at HowMuch.net notes, thanks to globalization and offshoring, it is much harder to find employers that exert such influence over a small town (with a few notable exceptions). That being said, specific industries still tend to grow in clusters and can dominate the economy of a particular region. To understand this new reality, we mapped the most important industries by state according to the U.S. Bureau of...

    @zerohedge

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