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LAS VEGAS | NHL and NHLPA meet to discuss CBA, World Cup of Hockey

LAS VEGAS — Jan 11, 2019—The NHL and NHL Players’ Association held a lengthy meeting to discuss keeping the current collective bargaining agreement past 2020 and agreed to meet again next week to continue the talks. The sides met for more than two hours Thursday to talk about a CBA extension that could pave the … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | NHL and NHLPA meet to discuss CBA, World Cup of Hockey

WASHINGTON | send rebuke to Saudis, Trump over Khashoggi murder

WASHINGTON— Defying President Donald Trump, senators sent a strong signal that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. By a bipartisan 63-37 vote, the Senate opted to move forward with legislation calling for an end to U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The vote … Continue reading WASHINGTON | send rebuke to Saudis, Trump over Khashoggi murder

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senators move to act against Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on the U.S. response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Senators are sending a strong signal that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, voting to move forward with legislation that would end U.S. involvement … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senators move to act against Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Fudge won’t run for speaker, backs Pelosi

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Democrat Rep. Marcia Fudge had been a potential candidate for House speaker. Now she’s backing Nancy Pelosi for the job. Fudge says she wanted to “ensure diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels” in the House and she’s “now … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Fudge won’t run for speaker, backs Pelosi

ATLANTA  | The Latest: Kemp says Georgia race over, state to look ahead

ATLANTA  — The Latest on the Georgia governor’s race (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Republican Brian Kemp says the Georgia gubernatorial election is over with Democratic rival Stacey Abrams’ acknowledgement that she can’t win the race, and he is urging the state to look forward. Kemp made the comments in a statement Friday, shortly after … Continue reading ATLANTA  | The Latest: Kemp says Georgia race over, state to look ahead

WASHINGTON | Seeking a 2020 comeback, House GOP elects McCarthy as leader

WASHINGTON — Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy easily won an internal party election to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus, handing the seven-term Californian a familiar role of building the party back to a majority as well as protecting President Donald Trump’s agenda. With Speaker Paul Ryan retiring and the House majority gone, the race … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Seeking a 2020 comeback, House GOP elects McCarthy as leader

Senators try to repair fallout from video in Uber ride

Ottawa forward Mark Stone dismisses the latest drama to the Senators season as a “hiccup” and says the team is already repairing the frayed relationship between players and coaches that was laid bare in a video. The video showed seven Senators players during an Uber ride in Phoenix last month insulting the team and assistant … Continue reading Senators try to repair fallout from video in Uber ride

Trump’s Road Show: What happened to the ‘big, blue wave?’

Six days, eight states, 11 rallies. Scenes from the road as President Donald Trump sprints to Election Day (all times local): SUNDAY, 7 p.m. Where: McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tennessee RUNNING TIME: 1 hour, 10 minutes. BIG LINE: “You don’t hear so much about that big ‘blue wave’ anymore.” — Trump. PLAYING TO THE CROWD: … Continue reading Trump’s Road Show: What happened to the ‘big, blue wave?’

LAWRENCE, Kan | Kansas fires David Beaty after 6 wins in 3-plus years

LAWRENCE, Kan. — David Beaty inherited a football program in disarray when he arrived at Kansas, years of losing having left the Jayhawks short on scholarship players and long on fan apathy. Not enough has changed over the past three-plus seasons. So after a loss to Iowa State on Saturday in which the Jayhawks looked … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Kan | Kansas fires David Beaty after 6 wins in 3-plus years

LUXEMBOURG | The Latest: EU’s Tusk demands ‘concrete’ UK Brexit proposals

LUXEMBOURG— The Latest on Britain‘s upcoming departure from the European Union (all times local): 3:40 p.m. European Council President Donald Tusk is demanding that British Prime Minister Theresa May make “concrete proposals” this week for ending the Brexit impasse. Tusk said “we need new facts” to move forward with the stalled talks. The European Union’s … Continue reading LUXEMBOURG | The Latest: EU’s Tusk demands ‘concrete’ UK Brexit proposals

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Schumer blasts GOP ‘scorched earth’ tactics

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says she will vote to advance Brett Kavanaugh‘s Supreme Court nomination in Friday’s procedural vote. Collins told reporters she is “voting yes on proceeding to the final confirmation vote” and will announce her decision … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Schumer blasts GOP ‘scorched earth’ tactics

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Ford’s lawyers criticize scope of FBI probe

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sexual misconduct allegations against him (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Lawyers for the California college professor accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were teens are criticizing the scope of the re-opened investigation by the FBI. Senate Majority Leader Mitch … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Ford’s lawyers criticize scope of FBI probe

NEW YORK | NHL is moving forward with Seattle expansion bid

NEW YORK— The NHL is moving forward with plans to expand to Seattle. Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday the Board of Governors’ executive committee recommended proceeding with Seattle’s expansion application, with an eye on voting to approve the league’s 32nd franchise in December. The recommendation came a few hours after key stakeholders presented their case … Continue reading NEW YORK | NHL is moving forward with Seattle expansion bid

ATLANTA | Cost caps sought for Georgia nuclear project to move forward

ATLANTA— The nation’s only major nuclear power plant under construction appears to still be alive as the three owners seek to hash out conditions that one of them set on the project, now years over schedule and billions of dollars over budget. Oglethorpe Power on Monday said it’s only willing to move forward with the … Continue reading ATLANTA | Cost caps sought for Georgia nuclear project to move forward

MINNEAPOLIS | Humbled Vikings seek to move forward from annual dud

MINNEAPOLIS — With a boost from an illegal block penalty by the Buffalo Bills during a punt, the Minnesota Vikings finally crossed midfield with 9:36 left in the third quarter. Their next two plays were an incompletion and an interception. That was a fitting sequence in a game dominated from start to finish by, not … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Humbled Vikings seek to move forward from annual dud

NEW YORK | ‘The Bachelorette’ and new fiance ready to move forward

NEW YORK — ABC’s “Bachelorette” Becca Kufrin and her new fiance, Garrett Yrigoyen, hope to move forward after controversy. Shortly after the season premiere, it was discovered that Yrigoyen had liked Instagram posts that mocked transgender people, feminists and Parkland, Florida, shooting survivor David Hogg. He responded quickly by deleting the account and apologizing, describing … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘The Bachelorette’ and new fiance ready to move forward