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To honor victims of latest mass shooting, White House says Trump will skip one game of golf

To honor victims of latest mass shooting, White House says Trump will skip one game of golf

Politics
After flying to Florida to meet with some of the victims of this nation's latest mass shooting and the law enforcement officers who responded to that shooting, Donald Trump's team quietly announced that he would be making the ultimate sacrifice. President Trump reportedly skipped a day at the golf course on Saturday following the Florida school shooting that took place just miles from his Mar-a-Lago resort. White House aides told Bloomberg that the decision not to golf was a show of respect for the victims and grieving families of the school shooting in Florida. Mar-a-Lago is uncomfortably close the Broward County high school at which the shooting took place, and so Trump went to his club both before and after meeting with victims. xPresident Trump and the First Lady stopped by a Studi
Fans removed from game for remarks aimed at black NHL player

Fans removed from game for remarks aimed at black NHL player

Breaking News
A group of fans were removed from a game in Chicago on Saturday night for remarks aimed at Washington Capitals player Devante Smith-Pelly. The fans were shouting “basketball, basketball, basketball” at the NHL star, The Washington Post reported. Smith-Pelly, who is black, was sitting in the penalty box during the game between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks at United Center. He suddenly got up from his seat and approached the glass where fans nearby appeared to be shouting at him, a video by CNN affiliate WGN shows. “There is absolutely no place in the game of hockey or in our country for racism and I think it is disgusting,” Capitals’ Coach Barry Trotz told reporters after the game. In a statement, the Chicago Blackhawks said the team was ...
He's Back! Former MVP Justin Bieber Returns to the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

He's Back! Former MVP Justin Bieber Returns to the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

Entertainment
Justin Bieber is trading center stage for center court. While it’s unclear whether the “Sorry” singer will be dunking for the Lakers or the Clippers, the NBA confirmed in a statement Thursday that Bieber will be throwing on a jersey for the 67th Annual NBA Celebrity All-Star Game taking place on Sunday, Feb. 18 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. While Bieber knows how to serenade behind the mic, he also knows how to slay on the court. The 23-year-old was previously named MVP of the Celebrity All-Star basketball game during NBA All-Star weekend in 2011 for scoring eight points on 3-of-11 shooting, grabbing a pair of rebounds and dishing out four assists. And ever since rekindling his romance with Selena Gomez late last year, the “Wolves” singer has been the sporty singer’s biggest fan in