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October 26, 2018 4:20 PM IndyCar driver Robert Wickens says he was paralyzed in massive Pocono crash

IndyCar rookie Robert Wickens has revealed that he is mostly paralyzed below the waist due to injuries he suffered in a dramatic crash at Pocono Raceway in August. Wickens posted a video of his rehabilitation on Twitter showing him transferring from a table to a wheelchair, which required him to pick up his legs with his hands. “Did my first slide transfer 146

October 25, 2018 7:36 PM U.S. military receives request for troops to protect border

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has received a request from the Department of Homeland Security for active-duty troops on the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. official said on Thursday, after President Donald Trump said he was “bringing out the military” to guard against a caravan of Central American migrants trekking through Mexico. The U.S. official 99

October 24, 2018 7:58 PM Russia will target European countries if they host U.S. nuclear missiles: Putin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would be forced to target any European countries that agreed to host U.S. nuclear missiles following Washington’s withdrawal from a landmark Cold war-era arms control treaty. Speaking at a news conference after holding talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Putin said he wanted 73

October 21, 2018 6:40 AM Motorcycling: Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title with victory in Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Spain’s Marc Marquez wrapped up his third straight MotoGP championship with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday after title rival Andrea Dovizioso fell on the penultimate lap while trying to find a way past the Honda rider. The 25-year-old is now tied with Australian Mick Doohan on five premier class world titles, with only Italian’s 113

October 20, 2018 10:06 PM Factbox: What to watch out for in Poland's local elections

WARSAW (Reuters) - Voters in Poland will cast ballots on Sunday in a local election likely to earn the ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party more influence over regional affairs. - Voting for regional assemblies, mayors and councils starts at 7 a.m. local time (0500 GMT) and closes at 9 p.m. (1900 GMT). Exit polls are expected out shortly after 92

October 20, 2018 3:23 PM Motor racing: Hamilton v Vettel, the Formula One season so far

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can clinch his fifth Formula One world championship at Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix. Hamilton started the season on pole position but Vettel took the 48th victory of his career, after a Mercedes miscalculation during a virtual safety car period that allowed the German to take the lead. Vettel’s turn to start on pole in a Ferrari 101

October 19, 2018 5:56 PM The Premier League Was Supposed to be a Two-Team Race. But Chelsea Keeps Hanging Around

Maurizio Sarri has quickly revived a squad that seemed to lose its purpose last season LONDON—It took Chelsea most of the summer to extract the 59-year-old, chain-smoking former banker they had their eye on from Naples. The club knew it wanted him and that he wanted to move to London. But the vagaries of his Italian contract meant it took more paperwork 55

October 18, 2018 9:57 PM With Hot Governor’s Race, Early Voting Surges in Georgia

Numbers are up even as accusations of voter suppression have been aired MARIETTA, Ga.—With a contentious governor’s race on the ballot, early voter turnout in Georgia is up substantially in the first few days compared with the same period in the previous midterm. About 296,500 Georgia residents had cast ballots by late Wednesday, either at a polling 87

October 18, 2018 9:35 PM Photographer dies 6 months after taking beating in alleged racial attack: prosecutors

An Asbury Park Press freelance photographer and former staff photographer with Greater Media Newspapers, Jerry Wolkowitz, left, died Thursday. Jamil S. Hubbard has been charged in the assault. (Facebook, Help for Jerry Wolkowitz / Mommouth County Sheriff's Office) A freelance photographer who was brutally beaten during an alleged racially motivated attack 111

October 18, 2018 7:42 PM Multiple Kansas Republicans back Kris Kobach’s Democratic opponent

Two former Republican governors have backed Democrat Laura Kelly's gubernatorial bid over Republican nominee Kris Kobach. (Brian Hayes/The Wichita Eagle via AP) Multiple Republican leaders in Kansas have publicly backed Democrat Laura Kelly’s gubernatorial bid – a blow to controversial Republican Kris Kobach. Gov. Mike Hayden, who led Kansas from 1987 to 1991, was the latest 158