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Binnington’s day with Cup starts with parade in hometown

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario — Jordan Binnington left his hometown for St. Louis Blues training camp in September as the No. 4 goalie on the depth chart.Ten months later, he returned home on top of the hockey world, a local kid done good whose perseverance to never give up was embraced by an entire community.There Binnington…

Raiders guard Richie Incognito suspended two games

The NFL has suspended Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito two games for violating the personal conduct policy, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported. The discipline is the result of Incognito’s role in an April incident at an Arizona funeral home following his father’s death. Incognito was arrested and subsequently plead guilty to disorderly conduct. The embattled…

Double heatwave killed two-thirds of coral in central Indian Ocean

Back-to-back heatwaves in the central Indian Ocean killed more than two-thirds of corals in just two yearsZSL/PA WireBy New Scientist Staff and Press AssociationBack-to-back heatwaves in the central Indian Ocean killed more than two-thirds of corals in two years. But some corals were more resilient to the high sea temperatures, which could provide hope for…

How to erase 100 years of carbon emissions? Plant trees—lots of them.

An area the size of the United States could be restored as forests with the potential of erasing nearly 100 years of carbon emissions, according to the first ever study to determine how many trees the Earth could support. Published today in Science, “The global tree restoration potential” report found that there is enough suitable…

Hong Kong Is Asia’s Canary in a Coal Mine

Anti-extradition bill protesters shout slogans as they march to the West Kowloon Express Rail Link Station in Hong Kong, China, July 7, 2019. (Thomas Peter/Reuters) Those protesting China’s encroachment deserve our support.Editor’s Note: This is a speech Senator Pat Toomey delivered on July 9 in support of the millions in Hong Kong protesting against Chinese…

Study: Deporting Illegal Aliens Saves Americans Billions in Tax Dollars

Deporting the roughly 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living across the United States saves American taxpayers hundreds of billions in public costs, analysis finds. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is expected to conduct a mass deportation effort next week, where at least 2,000 illegal aliens who have final orders for removal will be arrested,…