Wet Floor Postpones Sacramento Kings Game Against Philadelphia 76ers

Wet Floor Postpones Sacramento Kings Game Against Philadelphia 76ers

The Philadelphia broadcast crew initially blamed unseasonably warm weather for the condensation. The high was 62 with 100 percent humidity. With the said situation of these teams, making a swap involving Cousins might benefit both franchises. Read More

F.D.A. Approves Trials of Ecstasy to Treat PTSD Patients

F.D.A. Approves Trials of Ecstasy to Treat PTSD Patients

In one Phase 2 study , scores on the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale fell by nearly two-thirds, on average, among 19 subjects who underwent MDMA-assisted psychotherapy. He is swift to distinguish between the trial MDMA and the club drug ecstasy or molly. That means, if the Phase 3 trial is successful and earns FDA approval, the drug could be legal for specific medical uses as early as 2021. Read More

Clippers roll to 113-94 win over listless Cavaliers

Clippers roll to 113-94 win over listless Cavaliers

The Clippers sat Blake Griffin Tuesday in Brooklyn, signs the Clippers are serious about a season-long maintenance plan for their players. The Clippers took advantage of Cleveland's sloppiness at the start of the third quarter and scored eight quick points before Paul's 3-pointer gave them a 71-52 lead. Read More

Trump supporters try to block vote recounts in three states

Trump , who is celebrating his victory on a 10-stop "Thank You Tour", made similar claims in a state court filing in Pennsylvania Thursday to block a recount effort there, arguing Stein's team made its request without providing any evidence that the state's electronic voting machines had been hacked. Read More

Parent disarmed student with guns at Utah school

High School student - whose identity was not released - used his parent's weapon to fire one round into the ceiling of a hallway at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Bountiful Police Chief Tom Ross said at a press conference. This report is based on preliminary information provided by law enforcement and may not contain the full scope of findings. He did not point the shotgun at any other pupil. Read More

Santi Cazorla faces long Arsenal absence as midfielder heads for ankle surgery

Santi Cazorla faces long Arsenal absence as midfielder heads for ankle surgery

Arsenal were beaten 2-0 by Southampton in the EFL Cup on Wednesday night and, having made 10 changes to his team, Wenger insists he has no regrets over his team selection. Cazorla has not suffered any setback but the inflammation has not showed any sign of improvement either, despite being rested for a month. Cazorla was a big loss for the Gunners last season after a knee injury restricted him to just 21 appearances in all competitions, which also saw him miss out on a place in Vicente del ... Read More

Bilic: West Ham striker Fletcher has 'everything'

Bilic: West Ham striker Fletcher has 'everything'

Armenia worldwide Henrikh Mkhitaryan was a constant menace to the West Ham defence, setting up a goal apiece for Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Anthony Martial. "They could've scored a second one after the first but we defended and then came back into it". Ibrahimovic added gloss to the scoreline in stoppage time. Read More

Syrian forces press on in Aleppo, as attacks kill civilians

Civilians are fleeing to safety - many to government-controlled western Aleppo - as the regime continues to pound the east with airstrikes, and as rebels fire back from their stronghold enclaves. Images published by the Civil Defense showed bodies strewn on a debris-filled road in an attack they It blamed on government forces. Farida, a gynecologist who goes by her first name only for fear of reprisals by the government, said the situation has become "unbearable" in eastern Aleppo. Read More

Trevor Noah: We should treat Trump 'like the toddler he is'

Trevor Noah: We should treat Trump 'like the toddler he is'

At one point Lahren said the president-elect is a reasonable guy. While not everyone was thrilled that Noah kept it calm and cordial with Lahren - and, to be clear, I don't necessarily think it's an accurate representation of events to portray this as Noah having "eviscerated" or "destroyed" the conservative commentator - plenty of hilarious tweets and memes emerged in the aftermath of the interview going viral. Read More


Economy

Obama, trying to protect legacy, unlikely to act on Mideast peace

Obama, trying to protect legacy, unlikely to act on Mideast peace

After the presidential election, a $50 million renovation of the embassy in Tel Aviv and ongoing work on an annex for the consulate in Jerusalem were put on hold, no doubt in anticipation of potential policy changes by Trump. The city is now split between East and West, with the Western portion largely being inhabited by Jews and the Eastern portion by Palestinians. In separate visits to Halamish, a West Bank settlement north of Jerusalem that was evacuated because of a fire that damaged ...Read More

Tallow tensions: Vegans want 'fat-free' UK 5-pound bank note

But the central bank has this week come under fire for using tallow , a product derived from animal fats, in the polymer pellets used to make the £5 notes. Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney tests a new polymer five pound note , by dipping it in a tray of food, as he buys lunch at Whitecross Street Market, to promote the launch of the new banknote , in London, on September 13, 2016.Read More