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Monday, April 2nd, 2018

 

Canucks’ Sedin twins to retire after this season, their 17th

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Vancouver Canucks forwards Henrik and Daniel Sedin announced they will retire at the end of the season. The 37-year-old twins disclosed their plans Monday in a letter on the team’s website before addressing media later. The Sedins are in their 17th season in the NHL, all with Vancouver. They led the Canucks to within one game of winning the 2011 Stanley Cup. “There’s been a lot of talk,” Henrik Sedin said at Rogers Arena. “We felt the longer the season went, it becameRead More


Will Spotify change its tune after stock market listing?

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Daniel Ek co-founded Swedish streaming company Spotify in 2006 Shares in the music streaming firm Spotify will be publicly traded for the first time later on Tuesday when the firm debuts on the New York market. The flotation marks a turning point for the firm, that, after 12 years, has not yet made a profit. Spotify’s listing, which could value it at $20bn (£14bn), is unconventional: it is not issuing any new shares. Instead, shares held byRead More


New York passes legislation to prevent domestic abusers from possessing guns

Daily World News Top Stories business politics New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the passage of new legislation that prevents those who have been convicted of domestic violence from possessing any kind of firearms, a move Cuomo said he hopes will “break the inextricable link between gun violence and domestic violence.” Interested in Gun Control? Add Gun Control as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Gun Control news, video, and analysis from ABC News. “The recent wave of mass shootings is horrifying, and the federal government’sRead More


Camera catches shocking collision between train and tractor-trailer Video

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Now Playing: Police investigating video showing officers punching man Now Playing: Camera catches shocking collision between train and tractor-trailer Now Playing: Andrew Young recalls the moment a bullet killed Martin Luther King Jr. Now Playing: Tens of thousands of teachers protest in Kentucky and Oklahoma Now Playing: NTSB ‘unhappy’ with Tesla over crash disclosures Now Playing: Woman in hijab attacked by patient inside Michigan hospital Now Playing: ‘Affluenza teen’ Ethan Couch released from jail Now Playing: Boy found alive after falling through drainageRead More


Michigan State’s Jaren Jackson Jr. to enter NBA draft

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Michigan State freshman Jaren Jackson Jr. announced Monday that he will enter the NBA draft. Jackson — a 6-foot-11, shot-blocking forward — is projected by many to be a top-five pick in June. Jackson, who has signed an agent, was named the top freshman and the top overall defender in the Big Ten during his one season at Michigan State. “This was not an automatic decision,” Jackson said in a note to Spartans fans that he shared Monday via social media. “And honestly,Read More


Gloria Allred to represent 3 women in Ohio fertility case

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred has agreed to represent three women who lost eggs when an Ohio fertility clinic storage tank malfunctioned. Allred said at a news conference in Cleveland on Monday that her clients are cancer survivors who delayed chemotherapy to undergo fertility treatments at the clinic run by University Hospitals. She says mistreatment of women is wrong anytime, but especially in such an intimate and personal part of life. The clinic said last week that an alarm system was turned offRead More


Monday roars that sound like Sunday when Woods arrives

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Interested in Tiger Woods? Add Tiger Woods as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Tiger Woods news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The roar sounded like Sunday at Augusta National. This was Monday afternoon, and it was so sudden and thunderous that it reached the clubhouse. It was loud enough to startle spectators who wondered what they had missed. They had a pretty good idea who it was. Tiger Woods is back at the Masters. Woods teed offRead More


Connecticut Democrat won’t seek re-election after criticism of her handling of office harassment

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Fighting a wave of calls for her resignation, Rep. Elizabeth Esty, a Connecticut Democrat, announced Monday she won’t seek re-election this fall. Interested in Midterm Elections? Add Midterm Elections as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Midterm Elections news, video, and analysis from ABC News. “It is one of the greatest honors of my life that the people of Connecticut’s Fifth District elected me to represent them in Congress,” Esty said in a statement. “However, I have determined thatRead More


Thousands of teachers, students converge on Oklahoma and Kentucky capitals for labor rallies

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Braving chilly weather, tens of thousands of public school teachers in Kentucky and Oklahoma converged on their state capitals today demanding higher wages and better classroom resources. Teachers in the two red states, both run by Republican governors and Republican-dominated legislatures, said they’re fed up with persistent cuts in education funding. Many of the demonstrators Monday wore red T-shirt reading “I Support Public Schools,” in solidarity with the nationwide #RedForEd grass-roots movement started online. The Oklahoma teachers plan to continue the classroom walkoutRead More


OF Tomas, owed over $42M, demoted to minors by Diamondbacks

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Arizona outfielder Yasmany Tomas cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Triple-A Reno by the Diamondbacks, who are responsible for the $42.5 million he is owed in the remaining three seasons of a $68.5 million, six-year contract. Tomas, signed in December 2014 when Dave Stewart was Arizona’s general manager, slumped to a .241 average with eight homers and 32 RBIs in 47 games last year, when he did not play after June 2. Sidelined by right groin tendinitis, he had core surgery onRead More