Day: October 14, 2017

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Hockey League games on Saturday: Penguins 4, Panthers 3 Sidney Crosby scored twice, including the winner when he batted the puck out of the air in the third period, as Pittsburgh downed Florida. Patric Hornqvist and Greg McKegg also scored and Kris Letang added two assists for the
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SANTA ROSA (Reuters) – Authorities hope weaker winds will help more than 10,000 firefighters battle the deadliest blazes in California history, which have killed at least 40 people and destroyed thousands of structures in one of the state’s worst natural disasters in years. Fast-moving fires spread by shifting winds forced thousands more to evacuate their
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MADRID (Reuters) – Luis Suarez struck late to snatch a 1-1 draw for Barcelona at Atletico Madrid on Saturday but their lead over Real Madrid at the top of La Liga was cut to five points after Cristiano Ronaldo inspired the champions to a 2-1 win at Getafe. Saul Niguez gave Atletico the lead in
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 38 to rise with hundreds of people still missing. Thousands of firefighters were battling 16 major wildfires, some encompassing several smaller merged blazes, in areas
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PARIS (Reuters) – France has started the process of stripping Harvey Weinstein of his Legion of Honour, France’s highest civilian distinction, after allegations of sexual harassment against the film producer, President Emmanuel Macron’s office said on Saturday. “The French Presidency has started discussing this case with the Grande Chancellerie de la Legion d‘honneur,” a spokeswoman
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 35 from the week of fires to rise with hundreds of people still missing. Sixteen major wildfires, some encompassing several smaller merged blazes, have consumed
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Member of Parliament Koryun Nahapetyan, the head of Defense Committee, commenting on the upcoming Sargsyan-Aliyev meeting, said he cannot point to anything positive because Azerbaijan will hardly revise its belligerent policy. However, Koryun Nahapetyan said there may always be a surprise. Ostensibly, a surprise is a revision of Azerbaijan’s policy. Of course, this will not
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MADRID (Reuters) – The Spanish government will take control of Catalonia if regional leader Carles Puigdemont replies ambiguously to Madrid’s question about whether he has declared independence from Spain, the interior minister said on Saturday. Puigdemont made a symbolic declaration of independence on Tuesday night, only to suspend it seconds later and call for negotiations
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