Monday , 22 January 2018

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk gets immediate rematch with Rose Namajunas at UFC 223

UFC president Dana White announced the 115-pound title rematch during a news conference on Friday. UFC 223 will take place at Barclays Center. Namajunas (7-3) upset Jedrzejczyk in shocking fashion at UFC 217 in November. Fighting out of Denver, Namajunas dropped Jedrzejczyk with a left hook and finished her with punches on the ground. It was the first knockout of …

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Thousands take to streets in Women's March on anniversary of Trump's 1st year

From New York City to Los Angeles and in many cities in between, thousands of women and their allies took to the streets Saturday, vowing to show up at the polls this year for midterm elections amid outrage over President Donald Trump’s agenda. The main event for the 2018 Women’s March, entitled “Power to the Polls,” will take place Sunday …

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Kansas freshman Billy Preston signs with European team BC Igokea

The club announced the signing, as did the Adriatic Basketball Association. Kansas head coach Bill Self, confirmed the signing. “I can confirm that Billy Preston is foregoing his eligibility to play at Kansas and has signed with a professional team in Bosnia,” Self said via statement. “Billy’s family has been very upfront telling us that his first choice was to …

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Congress meets today to try to end government shutdown as immigration remains a focus

Lawmakers are back on Capitol Hill Saturday morning after a dramatic showdown led to a federal government shutdown shortly after midnight on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump‘s inauguration. It is the first time in recent history when government operations shut down while Republicans control both the White House and Congress. The House and Senate are set to reconvene …

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Ed Sheeran is 'very happy and in love' with new fiancée

It looks like Ed Sheehan was busy ahead of the New Year. The singer revealed Saturday that he got engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Cherry Seaborn. “Got myself a fiancé just before new year,” he wrote in a caption on Instagram. “We are very happy and in love, and our cats are chuffed as well xx.” Sheeran, 26, and Seaborn, …

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Clark, Kim and changing of guard in Olympic halfpipe

The first time they met, Chloe Kim was in awe. And why not? Kelly Clark was, after all, an Olympic gold medalist and one of best snowboarders in the world. “My parents were, like, ‘Oh my gosh, you touched Kelly Clark’s jacket,'” Kim said of that day, nearly 10 years ago, in the lift line at Mammoth Mountain. Kim said …

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Major winter storm takes aim at Rockies, Midwest

The Southwest is getting walloped with winter conditions this weekend. A disturbance is moving through the region Saturday morning bringing snow to parts of Nevada and Utah, including Salt Lake City. This disturbance will move further east Saturday expanding snow into the Colorado and Wyoming Rockies. Significant impacts are expected through much of Saturday on I-15, I-70 and I-80 in …

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Air Force cancels games due to government shutdown

“Due to the government shutdown, all Air Force Academy home and away intercollegiate athletic events have been cancelled until further notice,” the academy said in a statement. “In the event a solution is reached, the Academy will work to reschedule as many missed events as possible.” Among the events scheduled for Saturday were men’s and women’s basketball games against Fresno …

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Bucks' Antetokounmpo to miss 2 games to rest sore knee

Milwaukee Bucks leading scorer Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss the next two games to rest a sore right knee. The Bucks announced Saturday that the All-Star would sit out the game at Philadelphia and Monday’s home game against Phoenix. That will give Antetokounmpo eight days off before his planned return Friday at home against Brooklyn. Antetokounmpo also missed games on Nov. …

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