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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell: Sports gambling should be governed by federal law NFL commissioner Roger Goodell: Sports gambling should be governed by federal law
- May 22, 2018

The NFL , according to ESPN's Don Van Natta , wants the sports books to pay for the rights to statistical data and video. His comments come as states, including New Jersey, race to pass laws regulating sports betting . Goodell also wants law enforcement to be able to "protect our fans and penalize bad actors here at home and overseas". The NBA , PGA Tour , and MLB have been talking to state lawmakers about an " integrity fee ", where sports books would hand over 1 percent of all ... (more...)
Cougar Attack Leaves One Dead in WA Cougar Attack Leaves One Dead in WA
- May 22, 2018

Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. The first victim saw his friend being pulled by the cougar. "Stereotypically, these are the animals that tend to let themselves be seen, and in quite a few of the attacks that have happened, it's been younger animals", Fahy said. (more...)
White House: Justice Department to investigate FBI's Russian Federation probe White House: Justice Department to investigate FBI's Russian Federation probe
- May 22, 2018

The Justice Department has asked its Office of the Inspector General to look into the matter, according to White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. More indictments are expected, but Mueller and his team have remained absolutely silent about the direction of the investigation and what evidence they have, especially with regard to Trump. (more...)
Cuba plane crash: Island starts two days of national mourning Cuba plane crash: Island starts two days of national mourning
- May 22, 2018

The plane, Cubana de Aviación Flight 972, an over 40 year-old Boeing 737 crashed shortly after take off from José Martí Airport in Havana just after 18.00 EEST and exploded. An audit is to be carried out on the Mexican company that leased the aircraft involved in a deadly crash in Cuba on Friday that has left 110 people dead . (more...)
'American Idol' Crowns Season 16 victor 'American Idol' Crowns Season 16 victor
- May 22, 2018

Voting takes place overnight until Monday at 9 am ET. Barrett was the first to be eliminated as voting results from overnight were read by host Ryan Seacrest , leaving Hutchinson and Poppe to sweat it out for almost an hour before the final victor was announced, but they did drop the bombshell that they are dating and performed a duet of "Over the Rainbow" together. (more...)
"Solo": a decent movie with an unconvincing lead
- May 22, 2018

It's Tobias who gives Han his famous blaster, and warns the younger man to trust no one. Let us know in the comments down below! Val is one of the member's of Beckett's crew who likes her blaster and grappling guns. And finally, this TV spot says, " Solo delivers everything you look for in Star Wars ". "We will see how they respond". It's clear that the Falcon is in tip-top shape in Solo . (more...)
Officer's death: Searching at night for suspects Officer's death: Searching at night for suspects
- May 22, 2018

SkyTeam 11 Capt. Roy Taylor reported the suspect or suspects left the scene in a Jeep Wrangler, then bailed out of the auto in the area of Pine Hill and Belair roads. Tony Kurek told The Associated Press that his son, who was in the family's yard, saw the officer with her gun drawn and confronting the suspects in the vehicle. (more...)
US, China nearing deal to remove US sales ban against ZTE US, China nearing deal to remove US sales ban against ZTE
- May 22, 2018

The investors were not necessarily reacting to Mr. Trump's rhetoric, said Randy Frederick, vice president of trading and derivatives at the Schwab Center for Financial Research. Beijing said that it agreed to significantly increase its purchases of American goods and services, including energy and agricultural commodities. Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said U.S. (more...)
Moon and Trump must stand firm on North Korea denuclearisation Moon and Trump must stand firm on North Korea denuclearisation
- May 22, 2018

The two nations not only explored cooperation in areas such as vocational education, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, promotion of Yoga and traditional medicine, but also made a decision to enhance people-to-people linkages to mark 45 years of diplomatic relations. (more...)
Bernie Sanders announces he's running again Bernie Sanders announces he's running again
- May 22, 2018

The senator from the U.S. state of Vermont pledged he would continue to be the fiercest opponent in the Senate to congressional Republicans and President Donald Trump . Sanders' 2018 reelection campaign will begin in June. In his statement, Sanders listed off a slew of priorities he has publicly championed, including a national minimum wage of $15 an hour, a "Medicare for all single payer program " and free tuition at public colleges. (more...)
Mario Batali's company to cut all ties over Mario Batali's company to cut all ties over "chilling" allegations
- May 22, 2018

CBS concealed her face in the interview with shaded lighting. She said she remembered joining Batali for a glass of wine, then waking up on the floor feeling drugged and assaulted. "These allegations are chilling and deeply disturbing. This was the first we learned of them", the statement said. "We have been actively negotiating with Mr. (more...)
Princess Charlotte proves she takes after uncle Prince Harry at royal wedding Princess Charlotte proves she takes after uncle Prince Harry at royal wedding
- May 21, 2018

What most people didn't notice, however, was the royal raspberry Princess Charlotte gave the cameras and crowd outside of St. George's Chapel, in Windsor. Four days before the nuptials, Kensington Palace confirmed that the young royals would have key roles in the wedding processions, as a page boy and bridesmaid, respectively. (more...)
Baffert, Justify Hope To Shine At Wet Preakness Baffert, Justify Hope To Shine At Wet Preakness
- May 21, 2018

Ritvo, who has helped revitalize Gulfstream and Santa Anita in the recent past, has moved his focus toward Maryland, where he feels, despite a lower attendance - and no infield to host a concert during the undercard of Preakness day, which has been a recent tradition - would be the more practical, more accommodating location for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown. (more...)
Texas school shooting suspect exchanged 'a lot' of fire with police Texas school shooting suspect exchanged 'a lot' of fire with police
- May 21, 2018

In addition to Watt's offer to pay for the funerals of the victims, the Texans released a statement on the shooting. "We are as shocked as anyone else by these events that occurred", the family said in the statement. Dimitrios Pagourtzis , the 17-year-old suspect, is being held without bond in the Galveston County jail on charges of capital murder. She said she thinks he was bullied in school because he was different. (more...)
House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt
- May 21, 2018

After a surprise defection by the Republican Freedom Caucus in the House, the five-year farm bill failed to pass on Friday. But Democratic committee member Rep. Conservative Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said some members had concerns over the farm bill, but said, "That wasn't my main focus". All 183 Democrats who voted Friday voted to reject the bill, with the 30 Republican votes giving them enough to sink the bill for now on a 198-213 vote . (more...)
Leishman leads by one at Byron Nelson Leishman leads by one at Byron Nelson
- May 21, 2018

Spaun, who started on the 10th, made six birdies over a stunning seven-hole stretch of his back nine to sit with Walker one clear of a pack of eight that included Mexico's Abraham Ancer and Americans Sam Saunders and Jonathan Byrd. He missed the birdie putt. Defending champion Billy Horschel is 10 shots off the lead at 5 under. It was another frustrating round for the 24-year-old Spieth, a Trinity Forest member who was hoping the venue change would help him top his best Nelson finish. (more...)
Hogs, Dogs change Friday game time Hogs, Dogs change Friday game time
- May 21, 2018

If the two should tie for the title, the Rebels own the tie-breaker because of head-to-head competition. The Razorbacks will be the No. 4 seed by virtue of losing a tiebreaker with Georgia. Friday because of poor weather conditions forecast for Friday night. The win improved Arkansas to 18-10 in SEC play to maintain a 1 game lead over Ole Miss in the SEC West. (more...)
We want our cut of legalized sports gambling — Sports leagues We want our cut of legalized sports gambling — Sports leagues
- May 21, 2018

But it will be interesting to see if the ramp-up here gets accelerated as the summer progresses in the football-crazy Keystone State . The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down the federal ban on sports betting was seen by some this week as a game-changer for Atlantic City, the East Coast gambling mecca that lost five casinos in two years and once teetered on the edge of bankruptcy. (more...)
What Trump's new abortion rule could mean for women's health What Trump's new abortion rule could mean for women's health
- May 21, 2018

At the same time, the move will punish low-income women in particular from receiving family planning services, increasing the likelihood of unwanted pregnancies and births. But soon after that ruling, the White House released new guidelines for the grants, with a focus on abstinence-only education. "I buy the idea that Donald Trump wants to reduce the power that women have in society - I don't buy the idea that Donald Trump cares about whether or not we actually have abortions", she told ... (more...)
Vegas tops Winnipeg to move one win from Cup final Vegas tops Winnipeg to move one win from Cup final
- May 21, 2018

If they reach the championship series they would join the 1967-68 St. Louis Blues as only National Hockey League expansion teams in the modern era to reach the Stanley Cup finals. "I didn't clean my ears that day, so the joke's on him", the Jets captain said. "We now have everything on the line". With temperatures reaching a scorching 33 degrees in Las Vegas , fans hope the team brings the same heat to their game . (more...)
Baynes, Celtics seek 3-0 lead over Cavs Baynes, Celtics seek 3-0 lead over Cavs
- May 21, 2018

Kyle Korver and LeBron James put on a dazzling display of 3-point shooting after Cavaliers' practice on May 18. Veteran big man Al Horford (17.1)? "When you get up 10, 12, continue to take the same shots that got you there". "We make it work, so that's kind of fun", she said . "Boston is doing it a lot, so we need to follow suit and do that as well, get better shots". So in transition, you've got to keep them out of transition, you've got to make layups. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel calls out Trump, NRA over Santa Fe school shooting Jimmy Kimmel calls out Trump, NRA over Santa Fe school shooting
- May 21, 2018

Yesterday, they said he wore a trench coat to school in Santa Fe, 50km southeast of Houston, on a day when temperatures topped 32C. The National Rifle Association declined to comment for this article, but the group's spokeswoman, Dana Loesch, said Friday on NRATV that "there is not a single firearm law that would have prevented any of this". (more...)
Oprah avoids fashion faux pas at royal wedding Oprah avoids fashion faux pas at royal wedding
- May 21, 2018

The talk-show queen has arrived! Though, according to her best friend Gayle King , Oprah nearly caused an uproar by wearing white to the wedding. But Winfrey was spotted in London hours before the royal wedding festivities began on Saturday morning, fueling rumors that she was one of the 600 invitees to the high-profile event. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Marry While the World Watches Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Marry While the World Watches
- May 21, 2018

Kensington Palace stated: "The Commonwealth family of nations - of which Her Majesty The Queen is Head -will be a central part of Prince Harry's and Ms. It's not the first time they've marked their love with accessories. The pair is known for wearing matching beaded bracelets . Prince Philip has not worn one since marrying Queen Elizabeth in 1947, and while Prince Charles has worn a simple, gold wedding band following his marriage to Camilla Parker Bowles in 2005, he wears it on his ... (more...)
Once-missing teachers, students among ones killed in Santa Fe shooting Once-missing teachers, students among ones killed in Santa Fe shooting
- May 21, 2018

Sabika Sheikh was a Pakistani exchange student who was killed in the shooting at Santa Fe High School on May 18, 2018. It was the second tragedy to afflict Santa Fe in recent months, after Hurricane Harvey a year ago. Texas' governor told reporters that Pagourtzis obtained firearms from his father, who had likely acquired them legally, and also left behind explosive devices. (more...)
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Pronounced Husband And Wife Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Pronounced Husband And Wife
- May 21, 2018

Following tradition, Queen Elizabeth bestowed the title of the duke and duchess of Sussex on the couple's wedding day. The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead said more than 100,000 people visited Windsor for the wedding. Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend Chelsy Davy was also among the congregation, as was Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, the ex-wife of Harry's uncle Prince Andrew. (more...)
USA slaps new sanctions on Venezuela USA slaps new sanctions on Venezuela
- May 21, 2018

The U.S. Treasury announced on Friday that it has imposed sanctions on an influential Venezuelan political figure, three persons related to him and his alleged "corruption network". Cabello has since denied the accusations and unsuccessfully sued The Journal for defamatation. The sanctions are a USA effort to increase financial pressure on Venezuelan leadership to push them toward free elections and away from the path of a one-party state. (more...)
Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital Ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital
- May 18, 2018

Sergei Skripal , the former Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury in March, has been discharged from the hospital there, the hospital announced Friday. A spokesman said: "Detectives from the UK's Counter Terrorism Policing network continue to investigate the attempted murders of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury in March this year". (more...)
Texas police responding to reports of shooter at high school Texas police responding to reports of shooter at high school
- May 18, 2018

A high school in Texas was placed on lockdown Friday after reports of an active shooter, police say. It said it would send out more information as soon as it was available. The same school was the site of a false alarm about a shooting back in February. The latest reports of a possible shooting at a USA school underscored a national debate over gun control and gun rights that intensified after an assailant killed 17 students and staff members in February at high school in Parkland, Florida. (more...)
Trump's national security adviser believes summit will still happen Trump's national security adviser believes summit will still happen
- May 18, 2018

North Korea clashed with Bolton when he worked under the administration of former president George W Bush. Sanders appeared reluctant to endorse the Libya model that the outspoken and hawkish Bolton has touted, most recently on United States television on Sunday, saying, "I haven't seen that as part of any discussions, so I'm not aware that that's a model that we're using". (more...)

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