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Highlights of Wednesday’s NHL games

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s National Hockey League games: Dec 6, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) makes a save on Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) in the second period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Capitals 6, Blackhawks 2 Alexander Ovechkin scored his league-leading 21st goal, Nicklas Backstrom ended a 21-game goal-scoring drought, and Tom Wilson scored twice as the Washington Capitals cruised to a 6-2 victory over the sliding Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday. Brett Connolly andRead More


Time magazine names #MeToo ‘silence breakers’ as person of the year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Time magazine has named the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag, as the most influential “person” in 2017, the publication announced on Wednesday. “This is the fastest moving social change we’ve seen in decades and it began with individual acts of courage by hundreds of women – and some men, too – who came forward to tell their own stories,” Time Editor-in-Chief Edward Felsenthal told NBC News, referring to them as “the silence breakers.” TheRead More


6 best budget hotels in Los Angeles for families – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Los Angeles is often overlooked as a family-friendly destination. Sure, the city has a thriving party scene and a huge concentration of high-end shops and restaurants, but beyond all the Hollywood glamor (and occasional grit), there’s tons for families to see and do. Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier and Griffith Observatory are just a few of the kid-friendly highlights. And while Los Angeles isn’t the cheapest city to visit, but there are some hotel bargains to be found. Here are the best budget hotels in Los Angeles for families. DependingRead More


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Desperate night search for children in Mexico school ruins after quake

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Desperate parents and rescue workers pulled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of young children feared buried under a Mexico City school destroyed by the country’s most lethal earthquake in a generation. The magnitude 7.1 shock killed at least 216 people, nearly half of them in the capital, 32 years to the day after a devastating 1985 quake and less than two weeks after a powerful tremor killed nearly 100 people in the south of the country. Among the twisted concrete andRead More


At U.N., Trump warns U.S. may have to totally destroy North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear standoff, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “rocket man” on a suicide mission. Loud murmurs filled the green-marbled U.N. General Assembly hall when Trump issued his sternest warning yet to North Korea, whose ballistic missile launches and nuclear tests have rattled the globe. Unless North Korea backs down, he said, “We will have no choice than toRead More


270 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide: mayor – world news headlines from reuters

FREETOWN (Reuters) – Rescue workers have recovered 270 bodies so far from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, the mayor said on Tuesday, as rescue operations continued and morgues struggled to find space for all the dead. President Ernest Bai Koroma urged residents of Regent and other flooded areas around Freetown to evacuate immediately so that military personnel and other rescue workers could continue to search for survivors that might be buried underneath debris. Dozens of houses were covered in mud when a mountainside collapsed inRead More


Angry Birds maker Rovio’s sales jump on movie boost – world news headlines from reuters

HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finnish mobile games and animation studio Rovio Entertainment Ltd said on Tuesday its sales in the first half of the year almost doubled following the success of “The Angry Birds Movie.” First-half revenue rose to 152.6 million euros ($179.7 million) from 78.5 million a year earlier, while adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization increased to 41.8 million euros from 11.0 million a year ago. Following years of falling earnings, job cuts and restructuring, Rovio returned to profit in 2016 as the 3D Hollywood movie releaseRead More