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  • Numbers: Messi makes La Liga history, Dave saves United

    January 13, 2019 10:55 AM 129

    Lionel Messi is now the first player to score 400 goals in La Liga, taking 435 games to achieve the feat. The man closest to him is, no prizes for guessing, Cristiano Ronaldo, who got 311 in 292 matches before leaving for Juventus. Messi is the second player across Europe's top five leagues to have scored 400 league goals. (The first, Ronaldo, has 409 at last count)

  • Murray much more than just a tennis player, says Mauresmo

    January 13, 2019 10:01 AM 185

    PARIS (Reuters) - Andy Murray will leave the sport as more than just a sporting figure, the Briton’s former coach Amelie Mauresmo said on Sunday. Murray, 31, said on Friday that this year’s Australian Open could be his last professional tournament, although the former world number one hopes he can bow out at his beloved Wimbledon. The three-time grand

  • Convicted child killer found dead in Oklahoma prison cell; victim's body never found

    January 13, 2019 9:02 AM 144

    Anthony Joseph Palma, 59, sexually assaulted and killed an 8-year-old girl, authorities say. (Midwest City Police Department) A man convicted in the cold case murder of an 8-year-old girl whose body has never been found was discovered dead in his Oklahoma prison cell Friday night, according to reports. The body of Anthony Joseph Palma, 59, was found

  • Illinois state trooper fatally stuck while investigating vehicle crash on interstate

    January 13, 2019 7:42 AM 142

    An Illinois state trooper was struck and killed Saturday while investigating a traffic crash, police said. Trooper Christopher Lambert, 34, was traveling home on Interstate 294 near Northbrook -- about 25 miles north of Chicago --when he saw a three-car crash and stopped to investigate, Leo Schmitz, director of Illinois State Police, said during a news conference

  • Australia to force local governments to induct citizens on national holiday

    January 13, 2019 5:28 AM 132

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s federal government has ordered local governments to hold naturalization ceremonies for new citizens on Australia Day amid controversy over the holiday, which some claim is offensive to its indigenous people. The government is proposing that all local government bodies in Australia, typically referred to as councils, must hold induction

  • Experts picks: Novak Djokovic a unanimous choice, Serena Williams a slight favorite

    January 13, 2019 3:47 AM 124

    MELBOURNE, Australia -- As the players took their turn addressing the media over the past few days at Melbourne Park, one common theme came to light: They're ready. They're pumped. They're feeling good. Bring on the Aussie Open! OK, perhaps the news of Andy Murray was a bit of a downer, but even he was out at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday cracking some groundstrokes

  • Panarin repeats OT feat as Jackets stop Caps

    January 13, 2019 3:43 AM 156

    Artemi Panarin scored a power-play goal with 1:30 left in overtime that gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 2-1 victory over the host Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Nicklas Backstrom had been whistled for slashing just 12 seconds earlier, and that gave Columbus the extra man. Seth Jones slid a pass over to Panarin by the left circle, and he ripped

  • Canadiens, Price shut out Avalanche

    January 13, 2019 3:39 AM 141

    Carey Price had 28 saves for his 43rd career shutout, Brett Kulak and Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored goals midway through the third period, and the host Montreal Canadiens beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday night. Semyon Varlamov stopped 28 shots for Colorado, which is 1-7-2 in its last 10 games. The Canadiens’ offense had dried up at home the past three

  • American monitored for possible Ebola exposure released, having ‘never developed’ disease, Nebraska medical facility says

    January 13, 2019 3:00 AM 284

    An American who was being monitored in Nebraska after possibly being exposed to Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo was released from care on Saturday, having “never developed” the disease, the medical facility announced. (Nebraska Medicine) An American who was being monitored in Nebraska after possibly being exposed to Ebola in the Democratic

  • Youri Tielemans salvages draw for Monaco with Marseille in tense match

    January 13, 2019 2:55 AM 96

    Olympique de Marseille's poor run continued as they were held to a 1-1 Ligue 1 draw by fellow strugglers AS Monaco in a tense atmosphere at the Stade Velodrome on Sunday. "Officials, coach, players, you are the shame of Marseille," a banner read in the South curve of the stadium after OM were knocked out of the French Cup by fourth division Andrezieux