Pacific cruise liner brawl sends guests fleeing to cabins

MELBOURNE, Australia — A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom said they locked themselves in cabins to escape three days of violence. The Carnival Legend arrived in its home port of Melbourne on Saturday, …

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Daily horoscope for Sunday, February 18, 2018

Moon Alert After 7:15 AM EST today (4:15 AM PST), we have the “all clear” to shop and do business. The Moon is in Aries. Aries (March 21-April 19) Count to three before you speak today because you have a short fuse. (You know who you are.) Today the Moon …

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Trump criticizes FBI over handling of shooting suspect tip

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI Saturday night, saying the agency “missed all of the many signals” sent by the suspect in the Florida school shooting and arguing they are “spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign.” …

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Blackhawks rout Caps 7-1 to end 8-game losing streak

CHICAGO — Jonathan Toews had a goal and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks ripped the Washington Capitals 7-1 on Saturday night to end an eight-game losing streak. Patrick Kane, Brandon Saad and Ryan Hartman each added a goal and an assist in a 44-shot attack that took advantage of …

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Mrazek beats Predators again, Red Wings win 3-1

NASHVILLE — Petr Mrazek stopped 30 shots to remain unbeaten against Nashville as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Predators 3-1 Saturday night. Mrazek improved to 6-0-0 in his career against the Predators, coming within minutes of getting his second shutout against them. Defenceman Luke Witkowski scored his first NHL …

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Mississippi State jumps out early, beats Ole Miss 79-62

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Quinndary Weatherspoon had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Mississippi State to a 79-62 victory over Mississippi on Saturday night. Nick Weatherspoon and Tyson Carter added 15 points apiece for the Bulldogs (19-8, 7-7 Southeastern Conference). Xavian Stapleton chipped in 10 points. “I think it was …

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Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting

PARKLAND, Fla. — Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a mass shooting at a Florida high school, with thousands of angry protesters at state rallies demanding immediate action from lawmakers, and more demonstrations planned across the country in the weeks ahead. Organizers behind the Women’s March, an anti-Trump …

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No. 14 North Carolina tops Louisville 93-76

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Joel Berry scored 23 points, Luke Maye had 13 rebounds and No. 14 North Carolina dominated the boards and second-chance points to beat Louisville 93-76 Saturday night for its fifth consecutive victory. The Tar Heels (21-7, 10-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored 10 straight points for a 12-3 …

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