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ESPN Sports

Reports: Darvish receives offer from Brewers
The Milwaukee Brewers have made a contract offer to Yu Darvish, joining the list of teams pursuing the free-agent ace pitcher, according to multiple reports.
Barnwell: Will Good Nick or Bad Nick show up?
In the span of five games in six weeks, we've seen the full gamut of Nick Foles appearances, from the Christmas night disaster to his mastery against the Vikings in the NFC Championship Game.
Spurs demote Parker to bench, start Murray
Spurs point guard Tony Parker met with Gregg Popovich before Sunday's loss to the Pacers, and Popovich told him he "thought it was time" to go with someone else in the starting lineup. Parker came off the bench for the 21st time in his career.
Johnson: Eagles want to beat 'pretty boy' Brady
Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson said the team's mission in the Super Bowl is to beat "pretty boy" Tom Brady and "dethrone" the Patriots.
Eagles biggest Super Bowl underdogs since '09
The Eagles opened as 5.5-point underdogs to the Patriots for Super Bowl LII at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas, making Philadelphia the biggest SB underdog since 2009.
Guide to Super Bowl LII: Predictions, X factors, more for Eagles-Patriots
New England will have its chance at ring No. 6 against Philadelphia, which will be playing for its first Lombardi trophy. Here's an initial look at their matchup with expert picks.
Jags blast difference in penalties vs. Pats
Several players on the Jaguars' defensive unit were upset over the discrepancy of penalties between them and the Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship Game.

National News

Fox News  
Death penalty sought in police officer's shooting death
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer and then leading law enforcement on a four-day manhunt with the help of his mother.
Pope apologizes to abuse victims, but defends Chile bishop
Pope Francis is apologizing for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show "proof," saying he realizes now it was a "slap in the face" to victims that he never intended.
Burned body of Minnesota woman found in New Orleans; boyfriend with faci...
A Minnesota woman who vanished earlier this month was reportedly abducted and killed by her boyfriend -- who then allegedly drove her body to New Orleans and burned it in a shipping container.
Shooting at Texas high school; suspect in custody, police say
A suspected shooter was in custody on Monday after opening fire at a Texas high school, police said.
Christa McAuliffe's lost Challenger lessons to be taught on Space Station
Two educators turned astronauts will film science lessons while aboard the International Space Station that were originally planned to be performed by the late Christa McAuliffe, the first "teacher in space" who died on the space shuttle Challenger in 1986.
Dolores O'Riordan mourned by thousands during open-casket viewing
Fans of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan got to say goodbye to the beloved singer this weekend during an open coffin repose ceremony in Ireland.
Egypt says 2 policemen to stand trial over detainee's death
Egypt's state news agency says two policemen will go on trial next month on charges of killing a detainee.

News Opinion

Google cloaks itself in virtue, lawsuit may unmask it
The wealthy and powerful have a way of steamrolling those who have less.
Michael Goodwin: Media grade after one year of Trump: F for effort, F fo...
Media bias during Trump’s first year in office is a continuation of the bias that exploded during the 2016 campaign.
Which Trump in Davos? The 'like, really smart' guy or the Abominable Sno...
So, which Donald Trump will show up in Davos this week? The successful billionaire businessman? Or the blustering, boastful America First party-crasher, tracking dirty snow into the annual Swiss love-fest of globalism in the Alps?
Christian women face increasing danger in countries where Islamic extrem...
The problem is clear and growing: women are being targeted for assault due to both their Christian beliefs and their gender. They are, in essence, “double persecuted.”
GOP lawmaker says Deep State is out to get Trump
Dozens of Republicans are calling on the House Intelligence Committee to release an explosive memorandum detailing the activities of the Department of Justice and the FBI surrounding the surveillance of the Trump transition team.
Senator Jim Inhofe: The Democrats' shutdown hurts our military
Democrats say they care about the military, but by keeping the government shut down, they aren’t putting our troops first.
Does the NFL want to fix its PR problems in 2018? Put a woman in charge
The National Football League, still arguably the most popular sport in America (some polls say otherwise), has endured its share of controversies and blunders over the years. But it is safe to say 2017 was a year unlike any other for the league.

Liberal News

CBS News  
Government shutdown: Senate to vote Monday at 12 p.m. ET
The government shutdown will remain in effect going into Monday
Mike Pompeo on expanding CIA operations, Russia probe
CIA Director Mike Pompeo was one of President Trump's first appointees. The two men meet nearly every day in the Oval Office. The former Republican congressman spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell at CIA headquarters in his first network interview since taking control of the age ...
Trump trip to Davos on hold pending shutdown resolution
The president was scheduled to go to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland later this week
CIA chief on Russian meddling, expanding operations with "more risk"
CIA Director also pushes back on criticism by former intelligence officials critical of president
Deadline for Vermont governor to sign pot legalization into law passes
A deadline for the state's marijuana legalization bill has passed with no clear signs if it has been signed into law
Andrew Cuomo, New York Democratic Party launches ad attack on GOP tax law
The new campaign announced Monday comes at the direction of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has said he'll urge Congress to repeal the law
Trump has his hands full after a challenging first year
Administration aides, outside allies and Republicans on Capitol Hill see the Trump White House continuing to face many of the same challenges it dealt with last year

Lewiston Maine News

Acadia National Park closing operations as shutdown continues
Acadia National Park was in the process of closing its operations Sunday as the federal government shutdown moved toward its third day. Much of the park will remain open to the public, but if it snows, there will be no plows to clear the roads and parking lots, hampering access, Acadia spokeswom ...
Hannaford launches digital rewards program with personalized coupons
Hannaford is rolling out a new, digital-only customer loyalty program based around a smartphone app that delivers a personalized stream of digital coupons to each customer. Known as My Hannaford Rewards, the program requires customers to download a Hannaford app that is available on both the Goo ...
Workers emerging from painful reset at Bath Iron Works
BATH (AP) — After a stormy chapter in labor relations, the leader of Bath Iron Works aims to collaborate more with workers as the shipbuilder completes production of a stealthy class of destroyers and competes for an entirely new class of smaller warships. Dirk Lesko said after wrapping up his f ...
Senate talks fall short, shutdown extends into workweek
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies before the beginning of the workweek. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and D ...
Kudos: Senior volunteer keeps the fun rolling
Roger Labbe talks to his cribbage partner in the midst of a hand on Thursday morning at The Lewiston Armory. Labbe runs the weekly cribbage group. (Andree Kehn/Sun Journal) Kudos: Senior volunteer keeps the fun rolling By Andrew Rice, Sun Journal LEWISTON — Roger Labbe arrives every at 8 a.m. ev ...
Lahey Foundation awards local scholarships
LEWISTON — The Thomas Lahey Foundation has awarded scholarships to the following scholar-athletes from Lewiston High School, Edward Little High School and St. Dominic Academy: • Craig Jipson, graduate of Edward Little High School and attending the University of Maine at Orono. He is the son of C ...
Tax season kicks off
The Lewiston-Auburn CA$H Coalition with Kaplan University, soon to be Purdue University Global, kick off tax season. LA CA$H will continue to provide free tax preparation to low-to-moderate income residents and connect them with financial resources. Those wanting to schedule a free tax preparati ...

Central Florida News

News of Record for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018
COUNTY JAIL DOCKET (The following people were booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail on felony charges yet to be proven in court.): Hanna R. Pick, 36, DeLand, court violation (2); Latrisha M. Samuels, 28, Orange City, smuggling contraband into a prison controlled substance, possession of her ...
Women's marches organizers hope to keep building momentum
LAS VEGAS — Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women's marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that participants hope will continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassm ...
Florida mom arrested for leaving child in car, shoplifting
VERO BEACH — A Florida woman was arrested after police say she left her child in a car while she shoplifted items from a market.The Miami Herald reports that 30-year-old Sarah Wilmoth was arrested Jan. 13 after police were alerted that a small child alone in an SUV at a supermarket parking lot.A ...
HOME RUN: Annual Flagler Home & Lifestyle show kicks off this weekend
While some are anticipating the Feb. 2 appearance of Punxsutawney Phil to get over the winter doldrums, Flagler County residents only have to wait until this weekend for a sign that spring is coming.The 32nd annual Flagler Home & Lifestyle Show kicks off Saturday with more than 300 vendors highl ...
Palm Coast takes step to boost cell, wireless coverage
Move aims to help speed up siting for new towers
Ship shape: Party planned to celebrate Marineland Marina makeover
The recently revitalized marina is bustling with activity and an official grand opening following the completion of phase II of a $1.2-million expansion project is slated for 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21.
Passing the torch: Flagler Chamber installation banquet set for Friday
When Jimmy Millhollin took over as chairman of the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce, he was focused on three things: Communication, collaboration and change.While progress was made on the first two, the most significant aspect of his tenure was change.Shortly after being installed as chairman ...

Travel News

USA Today  
First look: Seoul Incheon Airport’s new Terminal 2 big on high tech, art
Debut of the new high-tech Terminal 2 comes just in time to welcome visitors headed to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.        
Luxurious mansions you can stay in
Vacation like royalty at one of these beautiful mansions around the USA.        
The season's sweetest hot chocolates
Restaurants and bars across America craft rich, indulgent hot cocoa with homemade marshmallows, sweet toppings and tons of whipped cream.        
The best and worst places to drive
Avoid big coastal cities and developing countries if you want to love your drive.        
Full-size rental cars: Which model would you choose?
Many car rental companies give renters a choice of available cars on the lot.        
Amazing views of the Acropolis
The Acropolis is rich with history and full of physical reminders of the greatness of the Greek empire.        
Las Vegas airport to get a pop-up marriage license bureau
This February, the County Clerk’s office will issue licenses from an office in the airport’s Terminal 1 baggage claim area.        

Boston Red Sox

Thornburg expects to be ready for Opening Day
Red Sox reliever Tyler Thornburg, who wasn't able to throw a single pitch last season, is confident that he'll be in the bullpen when the Red Sox open their 2018 season at Tropicana Field on March 29.
Kimbrel motivated, focused on daughter
Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel's daughter, Lydia Joy, was born on Nov. 3, and he describes parenting his first child with his wife, Ashley, as, "one of the happiest, joyful times of our life." But it has also been a roller coaster of emotions.
Sale prepping to be force down the stretch
The competitive fire within Chris Sale makes him never want to dial back his intensity, even when it comes to offseason and in-season preparation. However, the lefty has come to the realization that in order for him to be at his best when the Red Sox need him most -- in September and October -- ...
Hanley on Red Sox: 'We can be world champs'
A healthier pair of shoulders has given Hanley Ramirez a burst of excitement heading into 2018.
Red Sox to expand protective netting in '18
The Red Sox will expand the protective netting at Fenway Park in 2018, club president/CEO Sam Kennedy revealed on Friday night.
Werner 'hopeful' deal with J.D. will get done
Red Sox chairman Tom Werner, speaking at the club's Winter Weekend event on Friday, said he is hopeful about discussions with free-agent outfielder J.D. Martinez.
Papi, Pedro eager to play role with Red Sox
David Ortiz won't be taking any more clutch swings. Pedro Martinez won't be throwing any more devastating changeups. But they can make contributions with their voices, their minds, their experience, their charisma and the respect they carry the minute they walk into a room or a practice field.

New England Patriots

On Location Experiences and the New England Patriots announce sale of Su...
NEW YORK, January 21, 2018 – The New England Patriots and PrimeSport, a division of On Location Experiences, today announced the sale of Super Bowl LII ticket and travel packages for Patriots fans following their dramatic come-from-behind AFC Championship game victory. The Patriots are providing ...
Conference Championship Snap Judgments
FOXBORO, Mass. - Musings, observations and the occasional insight from the Gillette Stadium press box, on a balmy and mixed bag of a Championship Sunday in the NFL... * It’s a Super Bowl pairing we’ve seen coming for a while this season, although there were various points when it no longer seeme ...
Stock Watch: Amendola, Gilmore punch Super Bowl ticket
Tom Brady shook off his right-hand injury and overcame an impressive Jacksonville defense to lead the Patriots to a comeback 24-20 victory Sunday evening at a raucous Gillette Stadium to push the defending champions into Super Bowl LII. New England scored first and last, the final points coming ...
Game Observations: Brady does it again
The Patriots were on the ropes for the majority of the afternoon and trailed by 10 in the fourth quarter. Tom Brady wasn’t at his best and he didn’t have Rob Gronkowski after the tight end was knocked from the game with an apparent concussion. None of it mattered. As has he has done time and tim ...
Analysis: Big-game experience mattered
FOXBOROUGH - Bill Belichick was wrong. It doesn’t happen often when it comes to football, but this was one such rare occasion. Earlier this past week, he tried to tell reporters that his team’s unrivaled experience advantage over the Jaguars in big games – seven straight AFC Championships, Super ...
Game Notes: Patriots extend NFL-record to 10th Super Bowl overall
  TEAM NOTES  • Patriots extend record to 10th Super Bowl appearance. • Second time reaching back-to-back Super Bowls.   • Kraft becomes third owner with 30 postseason wins.    PATRIOTS EXTEND NFL-RECORD TO 10TH SUPER BOWL OVERALL;  NINTH OF THE KRAFT ERA  New England has advanced to its 10th Su ...



 
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