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November 21, 2018 12:53 AM British Columbia moves to phase out non-electric car sales by 2040

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - British Columbia’s premier said on Tuesday his government will introduce legislation next year that will require all new light-duty cars and trucks sold in the province by 2040 to be electric or zero-emission vehicles. Premier John Horgan said the government will phase in the sales targets, which apply only to new vehicles. They will start 129

November 20, 2018 11:39 PM Jim Hickey steps down as Cubs pitching coach

CHICAGO -- Cubs pitching coach Jim Hickey has resigned his position with the team, citing personal reasons, after one year on the job, the team announced Tuesday. "Jim Hickey notified us yesterday of his decision to step down as pitching coach and leave the organization for personal reasons," the Cub said in a news release. "We thank Jim for his season 97

November 20, 2018 10:45 PM NJ to allocate $2.1M in aid for illegal immigrants facing deportation, governor says

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that the Garden State would set aside more than $2 million to provide legal aid for low-income immigrants facing deportation. The first-year Democrat announced the allocation in the current fiscal year's budget hours before a federal judge barred the Trump administration from enforcing a recently enacted rule denying 192

November 20, 2018 11:19 AM Dead fish to fuel Norwegian Hurtigruten cruise liner

Tara John, CNN • Published 20th November 2018 The cruise industry is booming, thanks to its promise of spectacular views, exotic locales and floating luxury. But as the appetite for ocean travel rapidly grows, there's been growing concern about its environmental impact. Hurtigruten, known for its trips through Norway's fjords and to the Arctic, will power 81

November 20, 2018 12:21 AM John Wall fined for verbal barrage at Scott Brooks, sources say

The Washington Wizards fined All-Star guard John Wall for unloading a verbal barrage at coach Scott Brooks in a recent practice session, league sources told ESPN. After teammate Jeff Green and Brooks pushed Wall and Wizards teammates to raise the level of intensity in a practice last week, Wall fired back with "f--- you," toward Brooks, league sources 57

November 19, 2018 7:29 PM Vietnam War veteran goes for last motorcycle ride

A Vietnam War veteran could enjoy one last motorcycle ride thanks to his hospice care team and a retired police officer. Kenneth Jones, 71, who suffered a series of strokes and is now receiving end-of-life care in Phoenix, Ariz., rode in a sidecar while retired Mesa Police Officer John Duhigg drove the 17-mile ride, Fox 10 Phoenix reported. Jones is also a retired 231

November 18, 2018 6:36 PM Dorsey: Browns haven't discussed Condi Rice

Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey denied the team has discussed interviewing former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for the Browns’ head coaching job on Sunday. Dorsey issued the statement after a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter said the team was hoping to interview Rice. “Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is a great leader 88

November 17, 2018 11:47 PM Rapid City priest pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

RAPID CITY, S.D. – A priest who served in Rapid City, South Dakota has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing a child. Thirty-eight-year-old John Praveen was charged last month with sexually touching a 13-year-old girl over her clothes. The Rapid City Journal reports he entered his plea Friday. Bond remains set at $100,000. The Rapid City diocese earlier 81

November 17, 2018 7:32 PM Penguins' Derick Brassard to return, Sidney Crosby still out

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Derick Brassard will return to the ice Saturday for the first time in nearly a month. Brassard will be in the lineup to face his former team, the Ottawa Senators, after missing the past nine games with a lower-body injury. He has five points in eight games this season -- his first full year in Pittsburgh. The Penguins acquired 67

November 16, 2018 7:31 PM Phillies owner: Ready to spend money 'and maybe be a little bit stupid about it'

Coming off a 2018 season in which the team contended for the National League East title before a late swoon, Philadelphia Phillies owner John Middleton said he is ready to spend big in free agency. "We're going into this expecting to spend money," Middleton told USA Today Sports this week. "and maybe even be a little bit stupid about it." Middleton wouldn't 75