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December 16, 2017 - 10:55 am
NHL-SCHEDULE Lions host Bears, Chargers visit Chiefs UNDATED (AP) — The Detroit Lions host the Chicago Bears in the first of two NFL games on the Saturday schedule. The 7-6 Lions will try to beat the 4-9 Bears for the third straight time and ninth time in 10 meetings. If they fail, their chances of...
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United States' Lindsey Vonn celebrates her first place on the podium of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in Val d'Isere, France, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Marco Tacca)
December 16, 2017 - 9:32 am
VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — With her father proudly watching from the bottom of the slope, Lindsey Vonn sped to an emotional win in a World Cup super-G race on Saturday. It was her first win of a difficult season so far, one marred by a crash and a recent back injury, and it brought both of them to...
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December 16, 2017 - 3:12 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead after eight holes of the third round Saturday when play was suspended due to bad weather. Rose was 3-under on the day and led his playing partners Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Scott Vincent. The Englishman led both players by a stroke after...
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December 16, 2017 - 3:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Dec. 17 1933 — The Chicago Bears win the first NFL championship with a 23-21 victory over the New York Giants. The Bears score the winning touchdown on a 36-yard play that starts with a short pass from Bronko Nagurski to Bill Hewitt, who then laterals to Bill Kerr for the...
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December 16, 2017 - 1:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Texas A&M freshman Chennedy Carter broke a school record. And now, she's going to Disneyland for the first time. Carter scored 46 points, a Texas A&M single-game record, and the game-winner to lead the No. 19 Aggies to a 75-74 win over USC on Friday night at the Galen...
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December 15, 2017 - 10:00 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A female congressional candidate dropped out of the Kansas race Friday over a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing her of sexually harassing a male subordinate, an unusual case of a woman facing the sort of misconduct allegations that have forced numerous men out of their jobs in recent...
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December 15, 2017 - 9:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is blocking two pregnant teens in the country illegally and being held in federal custody from obtaining abortions, the American Civil Liberties Union said Friday, a repeat of the situation that led to a high-profile court fight earlier this...
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December 15, 2017 - 9:27 pm
SARNIA, Ontario (AP) — Gymnastics Canada's women's national team director faces multiple sex-related charges. Sarnia Police said Dave Brubaker was charged Friday with one count of invitation to sexual touching, three counts of sexual interference, three counts of sexual exploitation, and three...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans signed the conference committee report to advance the GOP tax bill, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 15, 2017 - 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Count commuters among the losers in the Republican tax bill that the House and Senate are expected to vote on next week. The final bill agreed to by Republican negotiators and released late Friday eliminates the tax incentive for private employers that subsidize their employees'...
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In this combination photo, actress Alia Shawkat, from left, producer Lilly Burns, co-creator Sara-Violet Bliss and co-creator Charles Rogers pose for a portrait in New York on Nov. 27, 2017 to promote their series, "Search Party." The season finale of the TBS series airs on Sunday. (Photos by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)
December 15, 2017 - 5:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Even the star and executive producers of TBS' "Search Party" agree it's not an easy premise to describe. "It's like 'Scooby Doo,'" joked executive producer Charles Rogers. "But it's good," quipped actress Alia Shawkat (who is also a producer on the show). What "Search Party" is...
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