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Predators complete 4-game sweep of Blackhawks


Nashville , fresh off its first playoff sweep in franchise history, will face the victor of the Minnesota-St. Nashville will face the victor of the St. In fact, a number of Blackhawks youngsters ended up making a much greater impression that it was believed they would when the year began. Now they are living up to their preseason billing - and have a veteran goaltender in peak form. Read More »

North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike On Australia


Several South Korean newspapers mentioned the Chinese claims over Goguryeo as they lashed out at Trump over the comments, and at Xi for allegedly feeding the US president Chinese-centric views. " If Trump really conveyed Xi's words correctly, it is nothing but a grave challenge to the identity of the Korean people ", it said. In Moscow, first deputy chairman of the defence committee at the Federation Council Frants Klintsevich told RIA Novosti new agency that the movement was pre-planned ... Read More »

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles


Trump's Capitol Hill allies had been tempering expectations that the president will win much in the budget talks. "Eventually, but at a later date so we can get started early", Trump tweeted, "Mexico will be paying, in some form, for the badly needed border wall". Read More »

DOJ calls out 'sanctuary' New York City in threatened crackdown


Calling New York "soft on crime", pointing out that murders in Chicago have "skyrocketed", and criticizing law enforcement in the Bay Area with seeming to be "more concerned with reassuring illegal immigrants" than cracking down on gang members, the Trump Administration on Friday fired shots across the bows of nine jurisdictions, including Milwaukee, reminding them to enforce immigration law or risk losing federal money. Read More »

Oprah Winfrey conquers acting fears in 'Henrietta Lacks'


It was a moment that nearly didn't happen, since Winfrey was reticent to take the part. Aided by journalist Rebecca Skloot (Rose Byrne), Deborah sets out to learn about the mother she never knew and to understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Henrietta's (Renée Elise Goldsberry) cancerous cells led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, creating a medical revolution that changed countless lives. Read More »

Canadiens' Price named Vezina finalist


Price, coming back from a 2015-16 season in which he played just 12 games due to injury, finished sixth in GAA (2.23), ninth in save percentage (.923), and tied for fifth in wins (37). Bobrovsky led the National Hockey League with a 2.06 goals-against average and.931 save percentage to guide the Blue Jackets to their best season in club history. Read More »

'Furious' leaves competition in the dust at N.America box office


A bankable, diverse cast including Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel and Charlize Theron is leading the film, directed by F. Gary Gray, to a two-frame global total of $744.8 million and worldwide sum of $908.4 million. (Jose Haro/Open Road Films via AP). The movie has now grossed approximately $160 million domestically and has since opened in more theaters nationwide. Read More »

USD Relay for Life Raises Awareness, Hope in Fight Against Cancer


Taylor's 24-hour Relay for Life is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, to 10 a.m. Sunday, May 21, at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road. "I don't remember each year but that's the inspirational moment, seeing all those survivors come together and walking in the survivors' lap and everyone showing their support and appreciation for them", she says. Read More »

Pres. Trump says he will release tax reform package next week


President Trump said Friday his administration will release a tax reform package next week. "They have no idea what they're doing". He told the Associated Press he'd be unveiling a tax plan with a "massive" tax cut-"bigger I believe than any tax cut ever"-for businesses and individuals alike". Read More »

Diet drinks can lead to stroke, dementia


The results were adjusted for variables such as age, sex, caloric intake, diet quality, physical activity and smoking. A new study , however, links diet soda to an increased risk for stroke and dementia, adding to the growing list of health perils associated with the beverages. Read More »

This expert thinks Donald Trump will fold on the government shutdown

Money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the USA border with Mexico must be part of the massive spending bill Congress is preparing, the White House budget director says. Republican leaders have prevented their right wing from forcing shutdowns in the years since, but one lesson from 2013 is that the threat of a government shutdown is a powerful way to press for concessions without paying too high a political price. Read More »

On Earth Day, thousands speak up for science

Scientists and their supporters were urged to turn out in force in London as well as other marches in France, Ireland, Finland, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands. "Damn right I'm in this march", said Eddy Fischer, 97, professor emeritus of biochemistry at the University of Washington and Nobel Prize co-winner in 1992 for physiology or medicine. Read More »

Bautista homers in 13th, Blue Jays escape jam to beat Angels


Chavez retired the first two Blue Jays hitters of the inning before Kevin Pillar and Ezequiel Carrera each singled. While pitching coach Pete Walker said the 20-game victor reported for duty Friday "feeling pretty good", the team is going to give him more rest before he throws again. Read More »

Canadian cities join global March for Science

Marchers in Geneva carried signs that said, "Science — A Candle in the Dark" and "Science is the Answer". Scientists protest in Parliament Square, central London, during the March for Science, Saturday, April 22, 2017 . Trump's budget proposal, unveiled in March, outlined $54 billion in cuts across government programs to make way for an increase in defense spending. Read More »

Kansas gains jobs, unemployment rate hits 16-year low


The state's unemployment rate remained 3.8 percent last month. "We're bringing a great number of job opportunities to the state, helping us achieve our main objective of putting the people of Tennessee to work". He says construction added 1,100 jobs, although he says the number of construction jobs is about 2,000 behind this last year's historic highs. The report is based on a monthly survey of households and is not adjusted for seasonal workers. Read More »

Why North Korea won't walk away from its nuclear weapons program

The Trump administration has signalled a more forceful U.S. stance toward North Korea's recent missile tests and threats, including a warning from President Trump that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has "gotta behave". North Korea routinely labels such exercises preparations for invasion. "We are fully prepared to handle it". "The invincible revolutionary Paektusan army, closely following the maneuvers of the USA, is waiting for an order only after rounding off its full preparedness to ... Read More »

Jury reaches verdict for Eric Frein in state trooper ambush


The eight women and four men spent several hours behind closed doors before making their decision. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin is seeking the death penalty against Frein, 33, who allegedly opened fire from a wooded area across the street from the Blooming Grove barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania on September 12, 2014. Read More »

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada for World Health Day


The Ministry also advises persons who are suffering from depression to visit the Mental Health Clinics across the country to seek free psychological services, counselling, and treatment. According to the National Institute of Mental Health , it is one of the most common mental disorders in the US, is caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental and psychological factors and can be treated. Read More »

Fatima seers to be canonized May 13


Trump has been meeting several world leaders since he took office. Last year Francis said the Republican candidate was "not Christian" for planning to build a wall along the USA border with Mexico while in a recent interview the Pope warned against populist saviours that can result in Hitler-like dictators. Read More »

Le Pen: Expel foreigners who are on watch lists


Le Pen also took to social networks to criticize the government following the attack in a series of messages on Twitter . Ms Le Pen, leader of the National Front (FN), called for foreigners on security watch lists to be expelled and for national border controls to be reinstated immediately. Read More »

Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at Berkeley Despite University Calling It Off

Ann Coulter has rejected the University of California's offer to speak at a protected location on campus, saying the university has no right to remake her plans and comparing it to Jim Crow sheriffs. University officials canceled that speech, and blamed "masked agitators" for smashing windows and starting fires. Coulter has said she will deliver her speech on the date that was originally set as the new date would coincide with a period of time where students would not be on campus. Read More »

Fiji safely through to quarters at Hong Kong Sevens


He scored a great try today and he shows off that clean pair of heels pretty regularly so it's disappointing for him to miss the rest of the tournament. "We've got five guys in the squad with a total of eight caps between them and, for their development, it's been a good learning experience". The clash was not crucial with both heavyweights Australia and England fancied to brush aside Sunday quarterfinal opponents Argentina and the US respectively but the historic rivalry between the teams ... Read More »

Conversion of brain cells offers hope for Parkinson's patients


Parkinson's Awareness Week runs this week (10-16 April) and focuses on the urgent need for funding to unlock the next step of research developments into the condition. Nearly half of those questioned were unsure whether the disease could be prevented, or thought this was possible. Three in five ( 62%) wrongly believed that Parkinson's medication does more than mask or ease symptoms. Read More »