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San Mateo: Two arrested following DUI rollover crash

SAN MATEO – A DUI rollover crash ended in two arrests in San Mateo on Sunday night, police said. The crash was reported at 2nd Avenue and South Amphlett Boulevard about 10:40 p.m., the San Mateo Police Department said in a news release. Minutes later, officers found the occupants of the vehicle and stopped one as they allegedly tried to leave the scene. Police said a handgun and several rounds of ammunition were found inside of the vehicle. The occupants were medically evaluated at a hospital before being booked into San Mateo County jail. The driver – a 26-year-old San Francisco man – was booked on charges including driving under the influence of alcohol, felon in possession of a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle. The passenger – a 35-year-old Richmond woman – was book...

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LAFC falls to Seattle in Western Conference playoff opener

Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei (24) watches as LAFC defender Eddie Segura, center, heads the ball during the first half of their Western Conference first-round playoff match on Tuesday night in Seattle. The Sounders won 3-1. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Los Angeles FC defender Jesus David Murillo, left, slides across on a tackle attempt on Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris during the first half of an MLS playoff soccer match Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Los Angeles FC defender Jesus David Murillo kicks the ball during the first half of the team’s MLS playoff soccer match against the Seattle Sounders, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Seattle Sounders forward Raul ...

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Biden’s team has made contact with Dr. Fauci, and the president-elect said he has been ‘very, very helpful’ in briefings with staff

Summary List PlacementA day after being recognized as the apparent next president of the United States by a Trump official, Joe Biden said Tuesday that his staff has been in touch with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US government's top infectious disease expert. Biden said he has not "had a chance to speak to Dr. Fauci" yet himself, but Bloomberg reported that Fauci has spoken to Biden's transition team. "He's been very, very helpful," Biden told reporters on Tuesday. Fauci later told CNN that he has indeed reached out to Biden's staff. The network reported that the dialogue has consisted of "preliminary conversations." The news comes a day after the US General Services Administration, headed by Trump political appointee Emily Murphy, formally agreed to provide resources to the president-elect'...

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San Carlos: Duo arrested on suspicion of breaking into mailboxes

SAN CARLOS – Authorities on Tuesday arrested two men on suspicion of breaking into mailboxes in San Carlos. About 5:20 a.m., a detective watched the suspects break into the mailboxes of an apartment complex on the 1100 block of Eaton Avenue, said Sgt. Dan Hoss of the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office in a news release. Hoss said the suspects were stopped by patrol deputies as they left the scene in a vehicle. Personal identification cards and numerous pieces of mail from other addresses were found inside the vehicle, said Hoss, adding that the items “are presumed stolen.” “Investigators are following leads and anticipate additional victims will be discovered,” Hoss said. The suspects – a 36-year-old man and a 32-year-old man – were arrested and booked into county jail on charges of burgla...

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Teen boy, 16, charged with crashing stolen car in South Loop, injuring 3 people

A teenage boy was charged with crashing a stolen vehicle Nov. 24, 2020, in the South Loop. | Adobe Stock PhotoPolice said the vehicle was wanted for an armed robbery in northwest suburban Rosemont, and suspected in several other robberies in Chicago. A teenage boy is facing felony charges after he allegedly crashed a stolen car Tuesday in the South Loop, injuring three people. The boy, 16, was charged with one count of possession of a stolen vehicle, Chicago police said, along with multiple traffic citations. He was not named because he is a minor. The boy was driving a stolen Nissan sedan about 1 a.m. when he blew threw a red light in the 500 block of South Wells Street and struck a Buick minivan, injuring the people inside and breaking his own leg, police said. Police said the vehicl...

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Oregon or Utah, who has the better Thanksgiving strategy?

Kristin Murphy, Deseret NewsUtah and Oregon are bookends right now in the fight to keep Thanksgiving from becoming a super-spreader for COVID-19 SALT LAKE CITY — Utah and Oregon are bookends right now in the fight to keep Thanksgiving from becoming a super-spreader for COVID-19. On the one end, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, under pressure from state lawmakers, lifted his own ban on social gatherings involving people from separate households ahead of the holiday. He cited a “leveling off” of case counts in the state — a difficult argument to make considering a rolling seven-day average of 3,284 new cases daily and a report that intensive care units are 90.8% full. On the other end, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown this week urged people to call the police on their neighbors if they notice more than six pe

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Horoscope for Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020

Moon Alert There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions. The moon is in Aries. Aries (March 21-April 19) Today it’s easy to get your belly in a rash and fly off the handle because the moon is in your sign lined up with your ruler Mars. This is explosive! Knowing this ahead of time, be mindful and remember to apply patience to dicey situations because patience is the antidote to anger. Taurus (April 20-May 20) This is a tricky day! You might be unconsciously angry and not realize it. If so, then the slightest provocation that parachutes into a situation that you’re dealing with will create an exaggerated response from you. You won’t completely lose it because you never do. (You know who you are.) Gemini (May 21-June 20) Be patient dealing with friends or members of groups be

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Surprise! Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City opens before Thanksgiving holiday

Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City opened to the public on Tuesday, Nov. 24, according to the casino’s social media accounts. Just after 8 p.m. the casino’s Twitter account featured a message comprised of a string of emojis, including a champagne bottle, a slot machine and a smiley wearing a party hat and blowing out a noisemaker along with a photo of a popping bottle of bubbly with the text “Doors now open. Party on.” Previously, casino officials hadn’t announced a firm opening date, with social media accounts indicating that the complex would open sometime in the fall. Sign up for our Casino Insider newsletter and get the week’s best bets for food, entertainment and fun at Southern California’s casinos. Subscribe here. The Cathedral City property, at 68960 E. Palm Canyon Drive is near ...

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Former Nike exec Sonny Vaccaro brings a special MJ prize out of storage

The signed (and cut) pair of Air Jordans that Jordan wore in Game 4 of the 1991 Finals.  | Sotheby’s and Goldin AuctionsHe is selling his pair of Air Jordans that Jordan wore in Game 4 of the 1991 Finals. The bidding will be open online through Dec. 7; the price could reach an estimated $500,000 to $750,000. For nearly three decades, Sonny Vaccaro had only told a few people that a unique memento of his long relationship with Michael Jordan had been wrapped up and hidden away in his wife’s closet. Vaccaro, who pushed for Nike to sign Jordan coming out of North Carolina and revolutionized the sneaker industry in the process, had never asked for memorabilia from athletes. In fact, he even declined an offer from Jordan to attend a 1991 NBA Finals game in Los Angeles, preferring to watch Jor

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Inmate dies at Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City

REDWOOD CITY – An investigation is underway into an in-custody death at the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City, authorities said. The inmate was found unresponsive during a housing pod security check just before 4 p.m. Tuesday, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. The inmate received medical treatment including CPR but was pronounced dead at the scene. The sheriff’s office said an initial investigation indicated the inmate died of natural causes. The San Mateo County Coroner’s Office will release the inmate’s identity after their family has been notified. Check back for updates. Related Articles A man was beaten to death in East Bay jail months ago, and officials never announced it. Suspect was hours away from being released ...

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Trump reportedly has plans to pardon Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia

Summary List PlacementPresident Donald Trump plans to pardon former national security advisor Michael Flynn, Axios reported, citing sources with direct knowledge of discussions between Trump and close contacts.   Trump reportedly told sources close to him that he plans to pardon Flynn who pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia in a January 24, 2017 interview.  In January 2020, Flynn moved to withdraw his guilty plea after his lawyers accused the government of prosecutorial misconduct and entrapment during the 2017 interview that led to his conviction.  Flynn was interviewed as part of former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.  In May, the Justice Department filed a motion to drop its c...

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Biden laid out his first 100 days in office and said he won’t use DOJ as his personal ‘vehicle’ to investigate Trump

Summary List PlacementPresident-elect Joe Biden said he wouldn't use the Justice Department as his "vehicle" to investigate President Donald Trump — echoing a campaign phrase about allowing the agency to be independent. Biden appeared on "NBC Nightly News" with anchor Lester Holt in his first televised interview since the November election, where he was asked about tapping former Democratic rivals for his cabinet, how the presidential transition was moving along, and how he envisions a vaccine rollout next year. During the interview, the president-elect laid out his priorities in his first 100 days upon taking office in January and responded to a question about investigations into President Donald Trump. As Business Insider's Dave Levinthal previously reported, Trump could face a litany ...

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Here’s how Swamy Kotagiri, incoming CEO of the US’s largest auto parts manufacturer, is using an ‘open for business mindset’ to lead the company

Summary List PlacementMagna International, the largest auto-parts manufacturer in the US and third-largest in the world, announced in October that its longtime CEO, Don Walker, will be succeeded by the company's president, Seetarama "Swamy" Kotagiri on January 1, 2001. "The automotive industry is one the most technologically challenging industry in the world," Walker said in an interview with Bloomberg after the announcement. "You need to have someone that's really passsionate, that's in the details, and Swamy's got a long runway ahead of him." The promotion parallels a larger transition for the global company, which has dominated as the largest auto-parts supplier in North America by sales since 2008, according to the company.  In recent years it has also added a more entrepreneurial, s...

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The Weeknd, shut out in Grammy nominations, calls the awards ‘corrupt’

The Weeknd recently topped the Billboard Hot 100 with “Blinding Lights” and “Heartless.” | Jean Baptiste Lacroix/Getty ImagesAlso critical is nominee Justin Bieber, who says his album “Changes” should have been classified as R&B instead of pop The Weeknd angrily slammed the Grammy Awards, calling them “corrupt” after the pop star walked away with zero nominations despite having multiple hits this year. The three-time Grammy winner criticized the Recording Academy on Tuesday after he was severely snubbed despite having one of the year’s biggest albums with “After Hours” and being tapped as the Super Bowl halftime headline performer. He also topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Blinding Lights” and “Heartless.” “The Grammys remain corrupt,” the singer said on Twitter. “You owe me, m...

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