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Trump Set To Visit Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico

U.S. President Donald Trump is heading to San Juan on Tuesday to meet with some of the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria.  The president is expected to spend more than five hours on the island, meeting with first responders, local officials and some of the residents struggling to recover from the hurricane. ...Read more

Nobel Physics Prize Awards Discovery In Gravitational Waves

The Nobel Physics Prize 2017 has been awarded to three scientists for their discoveries in faint ripples flying through the universe called gravitational waves.  Sweden’s Royal Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday that the winners are Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Barry Barish and Kip Thorne of the California Institute of Technology. ...Read more

Minnesota Vikings Dalvin Cook Out For The Season

Coach Mike Zimmer of the Vikings confirmed Monday that rookie running back Dalvin Cook will miss the rest of the season after suffering a torn ACL during Sunday’s 14-7 loss to the Lions.  Cook tumbled to the turf with the non-contact injury early in the third quarter against Detroit, a play that saw him also lose the ball for a fumble before grasping at his knee.   ...Read more

UFC To Donate $1 Million To Families Of Las Vegas Victims

UFC president Dana White says that the UFC will donate $1 million to the families of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting, a promotion spokesperson confirmed with MMA Fighting on Monday.  The UFC has long had its headquarters in Las Vegas. The UFC also confirmed that its UFC 216 event Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will go on as planned. ...Read more

“Sex And The City 3” Movie Cancelled, Stars Confirm

The ladies of “Sex and the City” will not be back for another movie. Sarah Jessica Parker, who played Carrie Bradshaw on the show, confirmed that the movie would not be happening. Other stars of the hit HBO show voiced disappointment, while also confirming the movie would not be filmed.  An unconfirmed report put the blame on co-star Kim Cattrall, claiming the actress, who played Samantha Jones on the show, made “outrageous demands” and because of it, the movie was canceled. ...Read more

Longtime NHL broadcaster Dave Strader Passes Away At 62

The Dallas Stars announced Sunday morning that play-by-play announcer Dave Strader passed away at the age of 62. Strader had been battling cancer for over a year and died at his home in Glens Falls, New York, according to the team.  Known as “The Voice,” Strader was honored by the Hockey Hall of Fame earlier this year with the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for his outstanding contributions as a hockey broadcaster. ...Read more

20 Dead and 100s Injured In Las Vegas Mass Shooting

More than 20 people were killed and 100 injured when what appears to be a lone gunman opened fire from a perch high up in the the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday night, police said.  Las Vegas Police Department said the suspected gunman was believed to be a local and was on 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay hotel. Police responded to the scene, engaged him and he is now dead. Officials said they did not believe there were any more shooters. ...Read more