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  • Avalanche roll uphill with 10th straight victory

    Blake Comeau scored the go-ahead goal with 7:43 left and Colorado beat the Maple Leafs 4-2 in Toronto on Monday night for its 10th straight win. Comeau beat a backchecking Auston Matthews to the net and redirected Carl Soderberg's feed past goalie Frederik Andersen to put Colorado ahead 3-2. Gabriel Landeskog added an empty-netter in the final minute to seal it. Gabriel Bourque and Nail Yakupov also scored for the Avalanche, who have surged into a crowded race...

    SFGate
  • Sports calendar, Jan. 23-24

    TUESDAY College basketball Men ...

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  • Democrats' Schumer draws criticism with deal to end shutdown

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans tried to make Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer the face of the government shutdown. Now, he's becoming the face of the Democratic retreat. For two days, Schumer, perhaps the most powerful Democrat in Washington, succeeded in keeping his party unified in a bid to use the ...

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  • Naomi Parker Fraley, the real Rosie the Riveter, dies at 96

    Unsung for seven decades, the real Rosie the Riveter was a Bay Area woman named Naomi Parker Fraley. Over the years, a welter of American women have been identified as the model for Rosie, the female war worker of 1940s popular culture who became a feminist touchstone in the late 20th century. Fraley, who died Saturday at 96 in Longview, Wash., turns out to have staked one of the most legitimate claims of all. But because her claim was eclipsed by that of...

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  • Solar industry on edge as Trump approves tariffs on panels

    President Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels mark the biggest blow he's dealt to the renewable energy industry yet. The U.S. will impose duties of as much as 30 percent on solar equipment made abroad, a move that threatens to handicap a $28 billion industry that relies on parts made abroad for 80 percent of its supply. Just the mere threat of tariffs has shaken solar developers in recent months, with some hoarding panels and others stalling projects in anticipation of...

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  • Gun Control Fail: 'Gun Violence' Costs New York over $5.6 Billion Each Year

    NY has an "assault weapons" and "high capacity" magazine ban, expanded background checks, and over $5.6 billion in gun violence costs a year.

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  • 4 musicians reflect on winning Grammy for best new artist

    Winning the best new artist Grammy is a goal for most breakthrough performers, but for some of its recipients, it can create pressure to match previous success or surpass it.

    Washington Post
  • The Navy built a ‘fast, agile’ warship for $440M. It’s been stuck in ice since Christmas Eve.

    The newly commissioned USS Little Rock got trapped by ice near Montreal on its maiden voyage to Florida.

    Washington Post
  • NBC's Kelly says Fonda has 'no business' lecturing her

    NBC’s Megyn Kelly says Jane Fonda “has no business lecturing anyone on what qualifies as offensive” after the actress criticized her for bringing up the subject of plastic surgery in an interview last September.

    Washington Post
  • Jesmyn Ward, Masha Gessen among nominees for critics awards

    Jesmyn Ward’s “Sing, Unburied, Sing,” winner of the National Book Award for fiction, is now a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle prize.

    Washington Post
  • Judge rejects Uber $3 millionn settlement with New York drivers

    (Reuters) - A federal judge refused to grant preliminary approval for Uber Technologies Inc's proposed $3 million class-action settlement with 2,421 New York drivers who accused the ride-sharing company of retaining excessive fees from their fares.

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  • Judge rejects Uber $3 million settlement with New York drivers

    (Reuters) - A federal judge refused to grant preliminary approval for Uber Technologies Inc's [UBER.UL] proposed $3 million class-action settlement with 2,421 New York drivers who accused the ride-sharing company of retaining excessive fees from their fares.

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  • An evening with 'deplorables': inside the far-right party in Manhattan

    The so-called ‘A Night For Freedom’ featured Hillary-baiting, anti-feminism – and a surprise appearance by Chelsea Manning On Saturday night hundreds of self-described “deplorables”, arch-conservative internet personalities, trolls-turned-citizen journalists, and conspiracy theory enthusiasts put on their best suits and cocktail dresses to drink, dance and toast the Trump presidency at an exclusive rightwing social gala called A Night For Freedom. It’s unclear if there was an element of trolling...

    the Guardian
  • Time's up: 60 great photos from women's marches around the world

    Women's marches were held in many US cities, as well as London, Paris, Rome and Berlin, to mark the first anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration.

    International Business Times UK
  • Sports calendar, Jan. 22-23

    MONDAY College basketball Men ...

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  • Halsey delivers powerful poem at Women's March about sexual abuse – video

    WARNING: SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND THE FOLLOWING FOOTAGE DISTRESSING  The American singer-songwriter put her experiences of sexual assault into a poem, performing it at the New York Women's March. Titled 'A Story Like Mine', the poem gives accounts of a friend's rape and Halsey's own experiences of childhood abuse, being pressured into sex by a boyfriend, performing through a miscarriage and how fame has not protected her from assault Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • 3 men shot in midtown Manhattan near Macy's, no arrests made

    Three men have been shot and wounded in midtown Manhattan in an area that is traditionally buzzing with tourists near the Empire State Building and Macy's. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon on West 31st Street. Police say the victims were taken to a hospital with injuries that are...

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  • Magic win for 3rd time in 20 games, beat Celtics 103-95; Boston reeling

    Suddenly, the Eastern Conference leaders are reeling. Despite Kyrie Irving's 40 points, Orlando snapped a 14-game losing streak at Boston as Elfrid Payton had 22 points and the Magic won for just the third time in their past 20 games, beating the Celtics 103-95 on Sunday. Irving sat out Boston's previous game to rest a sore left shoulder. Despite his efforts, the Celtics dropped their season-worst third straight overall and at home. "We haven't...

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  • Rockets’ renewed confidence could present problems for Warriors

    HOUSTON - The quote surfaced late Saturday night, near the top of an ESPN.com story detailing the Rockets' self-assuredness after taking their regular-season series against the Warriors: "We are better than them." Within hours, that five-word sound bite from Houston center Clint Capela rippled through the blogosphere, prompting Deadspin.com to publish the headline, "Clint Capela, High on Victory, Says One Sentence Too Many." The message was clear: Why give a league-leading...

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  • AP PHOTOS: Talented young dancers compete in Chicago

    Hundreds of ballet dancers between the ages of 9 and 19 have been auditioning in Chicago at the Youth America Grand Prix regional semifinals.

    Washington Post
  • Statue of Liberty to reopen; shutdown keeps other parks, monuments closed

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Statue of Liberty will reopen on Monday even if the U.S. government shutdown extends into the work week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday, vowing to use state funds to keep the landmark monument in operation.

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  • Donald Trump's agenda faces resistance from Democrat attorneys general

    With Democrats struggling to stop President Trump in Washington, a cadre of attorneys general have stepped up to claim leadership of the anti-Trump resistance, using the courts to try to derail the administration's agenda. Massachusetts, New York and California are leading the way, with Maryland, Washington and Hawaii also playing ...

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  • New York governor vows to reopen Statue of Liberty as shutdown enters Day 2

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the federal government shutdown entered its second day on Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed to use state money to reopen the Statue of Liberty before Washington restores funding to operate the popular tourist destination.

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  • New York governor vows to reopen Statue of Liberty as shutdown enters Day 2

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the federal government shutdown entered its second day on Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed to use state money to reopen the Statue of Liberty before Washington restores funding to operate the popular tourist destination.

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