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LAS VEGAS | NHL tests puck and player tracking in regular-season games

LAS VEGAS— Jan 11, 2019—The NHL for the first time has tested real-time puck and player tracking in regular-season games and intends to have it in place across the league next season. Microchips were added to players’ shoulder pads and fitted inside specially designed pucks for two Vegas Golden Knights home games this week, against … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | NHL tests puck and player tracking in regular-season games

MOSCOW | Russia says ‘understanding’ reached on doping data for WADA

MOSCOW— Jan 09, 2019—The Kremlin says there is “understanding” on how crucial data on drug use by Russian athletes will be handed over to the World Anti-Doping Agency. WADA officials are due to arrive in Moscow on Wednesday for their third visit seeking the lab data. The Moscow laboratory data could help WADA file doping … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia says ‘understanding’ reached on doping data for WADA

MANCHESTER, N.H. | Cory Booker visits New Hampshire in preview perhaps for 2020

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Sen. Cory Booker‘s back in New Hampshire this weekend for a jam-packed two-day trip that could turn out to be a tune up for the New Jersey Democrat’s potential presidential campaign. Booker’s headlining the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s post-midterm election “victory celebration,” in Manchester. But the possible presidential contender is also the … Continue reading MANCHESTER, N.H. | Cory Booker visits New Hampshire in preview perhaps for 2020

WASHINGTON | Trump criticizes war hero for not killing bin Laden sooner

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not killing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Trump took verbal shots at retired Adm. William McRaven in a weekend Fox News interview in which he also asserted that the former … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump criticizes war hero for not killing bin Laden sooner

BOISE, Idaho | Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

BOISE, Idaho — An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho killed one worker, injured three others and heavily damaged a building, officials said. US Ecology, which runs the site, said Monte “Alex” Green of Grand View, Idaho, died of his injuries from the explosion at 9:23 a.m. inside one of the … Continue reading BOISE, Idaho | Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

NEW YORK | Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit

NEW YORK — Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering. The lawsuit, filed last May, claims that Snap misled investors about its user growth before going public. The company said in a statement Wednesday that it has been responding to subpoenas and requests for … Continue reading NEW YORK | Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit

WASHINGTON | Understanding the vote: New AP survey debuts Nov. 6

WASHINGTON  — The Associated Press will debut a new survey of the nation’s electorate for Tuesday’s midterms that aims to more accurately capture the story of how Americans voted and why. The launch of AP VoteCast is the largest change in the way final information about voters’ choices is collected by media organizations since CBS … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Understanding the vote: New AP survey debuts Nov. 6

WASHINGTON | Understanding the vote: AP to debut new election survey

WASHINGTON — The Associated Press will debut a new survey of the nation’s electorate that aims to more accurately capture the story of how Americans vote and why in Tuesday’s midterm elections. The launch of AP VoteCast is the largest change in the way final information about voters’ choices is collected by media organizations since … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Understanding the vote: AP to debut new election survey