Archive for April, 2017

Elliott | Ducks’ Jakob Silfverberg and his linemates are burning it up at both ends

Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg is so responsible defensively and so willing to perform the dull but necessary work to prevent opposing forwards from scoring that his coaches were always happy to slot him into a defensive role and be glad when he scores an occasional goal. He seemed content…

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Congressional negotiators reach $1-trillion deal to fund government but provide little for Trump’s priorities

Congressional negotiators reached a bipartisan deal late Sunday to fund the federal government through September, easing the threat of a shutdown but denying President Trump several key priorities — including money for his promised border wall with Mexico. The estimated $1-trillion omnibus package…

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Writers Guild of America and studios appear to make progress in negotiations as strike deadline looms

The Writers Guild of America and the major studios appeared Sunday to be moving closer toward a deal that would avert a strike, with the studios increasing their offers on several contentious issues, including the writers’ health fund.

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Monday’s TV highlights: ‘Better Call Saul’ on AMC

SERIES Kevin Can Wait Series star Kevin James reunites with his “wife” from his previous series “The King of Queens” as Leah Remini guest stars in the start of the new two-part episode that ends this sitcom’s first season. She plays a rival cop with whom the fictional Kevin had worked earlier,…

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Lawmakers seal deal on $1-trillion government funding bill

Congressional Republicans and Democrats forged a hard-won agreement Sunday night on a $1-trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, denying President Trump funding for a border wall and rejecting his cuts to popular…

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Passing 100-day mark, Trump offers mixed signals on healthcare, taxes and North Korea

President Trump pushed past his first tumultuous 100 days in office by calling for action Sunday on three of his administration’s top priorities — North Korea, healthcare and tax reform — but gave mixed signals on each of them. Trump described North Korea’s mercurial leader Kim Jong Un as a “pretty…

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Wildfires burn hundreds of acres across Inland Empire

Firefighters in Riverside County were battling a fast-moving, 300-acre wildfire on Sunday, one of several blazes across the Inland Empire.

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‘Milestone’ for Hyun-Jin Ryu as Dodgers sweep Phillies

The magnitude of the moment was not lost on Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu, who struck out nine over 5 1/3 one-run, three-hit innings on Sunday to earn his first victory since Aug. 31, 2014. “Today is definitely a milestone for me because it’s been almost 1,000 days since I’ve had a W,” Ryu,..

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Woman attacked by shark at popular surf spot is ‘fighting for her life,’ mother says

A woman who was attacked by a shark while swimming at a popular surf spot off Camp Pendleton ’s San Onofre State Beach is “fighting for her life,” her mother wrote Sunday. Leeanne Ericson was in the water at a surf break dubbed “Church” when she was bitten on her thigh about 6:30 p.m

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Multiple people wounded in shooting at San Diego apartment complex

Multiple people were wounded Sunday in a shooting at a San Diego apartment complex, authorities said.

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