The Rundown for Nov. 9, 2018

THOUSAND OAKS SHOOTER ACTED ALONE… The FBI revealed yesterday that a former Marine combat veteran was acting alone when he fatally shot 12 people at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, on Wednesday night. The gunman, 28-year-old Ian David Long, was later found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. Investigators don’t know Long’s motives. Authorities say the shooter was armed with a .45 caliber Glock handgun with a high-capacity magazine.

COURT UPHOLDS DACA PROGRAM… A federal appeals court yesterday upheld a previous court’s ruling that blocks the Trump administration from ending the Obama administration’s program for protecting young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that challengers are likely to succeed in their argument that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is illegal. The Trump administration announced plans to phase out DACA last year, but lower court judges denied the attempt and ordered that renewals of protections for recipients continue until the appeals are resolved.

FED LEAVES RATES UNCHANGED… The Federal Reserve voted yesterday to leave rates unchanged for now. The benchmark interest rate will remain fixed between 2 and 2.2 percent, according to the Fed. The central bank in September raised rates by 25 basis points, which marked the largest rate hike since 2008. The Fed said then interest rates could move closer to “neutral,” which could support full employment and inflation running at its 2 percent goal.

DUCK BOAT CAPTAIN INDICTED… The captain of a Missouri duck boat that capsized in a lake last July and killed 17 people has been indicted. 51-year-old Kenneth Scott McKee faces 17 counts of misconduct, negligence or inattention to duty by a ship’s officer resulting in death. Federal prosecutors claim McKee did not tell duck boat passengers to “put on their flotation devices or prepare to abandon ship” when a “sudden and severe storm” swept through as they were cruising on Table Rock Lake. The indictment also alleges that McKee blocked the boat’s exits by lowering plastic side curtains.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE PROMPTS EVACUATIONS… Evacuations were ordered in Northern California yesterday as an 8,000-acre fire in Butte County destroyed multiple structures. The Camp Fire, which started yesterday morning, was zero percent contained as of early afternoon. Crews say strong fires spread the fire quickly.

ENTERTAINMENT
MEG RYAN ENGAGED TO JOHN MELLENCAMP… Actress Meg Ryan has confirmed that she is engaged to singer-songwriter John Mellencamp. Engagement rumors floated last month after the 56-year-old Ryan was spotted wearing a diamond ring in New York. The two have had an on-again, off-again relationship and reconciled last year after a split. Ryan was previously married to actor Dennis Quaid. Mellencamp has been married three times previously.

IN THEATERS… “The Front Runner” tells the story about Senator Gary Hart’s 1988 presidential campaign, which is derailed when he is caught in a scandalous love affair. Hugh Jackman and Vera Farmiga star in the R-rated film. In the animated feature “The Grinch, a grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville. It’s rated PG.

.SPORTS
NBA SCORES
OKLAHOMA CITY 98 – Houston 80… The Thunder rolled past the Rockets for their seventh straight win despite playing without the injured Russell Westbrook. Paul George scored 20 points and brought down 11 rebounds. Steven Adams added 19 points and 10 boards.

Boston 116 – PHOENIX 109 (OT)… The Celtics rallied from 22 points down to upend the Suns. Kyrie Irvin scored Boston first six points in the overtime period and finished with a game-high 39 points.

PORTLAND 116 – L.A. Clippers 105… The Trail Blazers came up big in the fourth quarter to put away the Clippers. Damian Lillard led the way with 25 points. CJ McCollum added 23 points.

Milwaukee 134 – GOLDEN STATE 111… The Bucks built a 13-point halftime lead and never looked back in pounding the Warriors. Eric Bledsoe scored 26 points to lead all scorers. Giannis Antetoukounmpo tossed in 24 points. Malcolm Brogdon finished with 20 points.

TONIGHT’S NBA SCHEDULE
Washington is at Orlando…
Philadelphia hosts Charlotte…
Detroit is at Atlanta…
Miami hosts Indiana…
Brooklyn is at Denver

NHL SCORES
PHILADELPHIA 5 – Arizona 4… Shayne Gostisbehere scored on a one-timer 1:01 into overtime to lift the Flyers over the Coyotes. Scott Laughton found the net twice for Philadelphia. Dale Weise had a goal and an assist.

FLORIDA 4 – Edmonton 1… The Panthers skated past the Oilers to record back-to-back wins for the first time this season. Goalie Roberto Luongo made 26 saves.

Vancouver 8 – BOSTON 5… The Canucks used a five-goal second period to get past the Bruins. Bo Horvat and Loui Eriksson scored two goals apiece. Horvat also had two assists.

TAMPA BAY 4 – N.Y. Islanders 2… Tyler Johnson netted a tie-breaking goal with 1:26 remaining as the Lightning downed the Islanders. Andrei Vasilevskiy made 35 saves at goal.

Vegas 5 – OTTAWA 3… The Golden Knights recovered to down the Senators after letting a three-goal lead slip away. William Carrier scored a go-ahead goal. Pierre-Edouard had a goal and an assist.

Buffalo 6 – MONTREAL 5 (OT)… Rasmus Ristolainen’s goal at 1:38 over overtime sent the Sabres past the Canadiens. Vladimir Sobotka and Jeff Skinner scored two goals apiece for Buffalo.

San Jose 4 – DALLAS 3… Devin Shore’s second goal of the game broke a third-period tie and the Stars hung on to edge the Sharks. Tyler Seguin had a goal and an assist.

Carolina 4 – CHICAGO 3… The Hurricanes scored the game’s first four goals and held off the Blackhawks. Patrick Kane scored a goal and had an assist.

Minnesota 3 – LOS ANGELES 1… Zach Parise had a goal and an assist in leading the Wild past the Kings. Mikko Koivu assisted on three goals.

TONIGHT’S NHL SCHEDULE
Arizona is at Philadelphia…
Florida hosts Edmonton…
Vancouver is at Boston…
Tampa Bay hosts the N.Y. Islanders…
Vegas is at Ottawa…
Buffalo is at Montreal…
Dallas hosts San Jose…
Carolina is at Chicago…
Los Angeles hosts Minnesota

NFL SCORE
PITTSBURGH 52 – Carolina 21… Ben Roethlisberger completed 22 of 25 passes for 328 yards and hit five different receivers with touchdown passes as the Steelers (6-2-1) romped over the Panthers (6-3). The victory was Pittsburgh’s fifth in a row.

SUNDAY’S NFL SCHEDULE
Detroit (3-5) is at Chicago (5-3)…
Tampa Bay (3-5) hosts Washington (5-3)…
New England (7-2) is at Tennessee (4-4)…
Kansas City (8-1) hosts Arizona (2-6)…
Buffalo (2-7) is at the N.Y. Jets (3-6)…
Cincinnati (5-3) hosts New Orleans (7-1)…
Atlanta (4-4) is at Cleveland (2-6-1)…
Indianapolis (3-5) hosts Jacksonville (3-5)…
the L.A. Chargers (6-2) are at Oakland (1-7)…
Green Bay (3-4-1) hosts Miami (5-4)…
Seattle (4-4) is at the L.A. Rams (8-1)…
Philadelphia (4-4) hosts Dallas (3-5)

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
the N.Y. Giants (1-7) are at San Francisco (2-7)

AP TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCORE….
Wake Forest 27, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 23

TONIGHT’S AP TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
#13 Syracuse hosts Louisville
#16 Fresno State is at Boise State

SATURDAY’S AP TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
#1 Alabama hosts #18 Mississippi State…
#2 Clemson is at #17 Boston College…
#3 Notre Dame hosts Florida State…
#4 Michigan is at Rutgers…
#5 Georgia hosts Auburn…
#6 Oklahoma hosts Oklahoma State…
#7 West Virginia hosts TCU…
#8 Ohio State is at #24 Michigan State…
#9 LSU hosts Arkansas…
#10 Washington State is at Colorado…
#11 Central Florida hosts Navy…
#12 Kentucky is at Tennessee…
#15 Texas is at Texas Tech…
#19 Florida hosts South Carolina…
#21 Penn State hosts Wisconsin…
#23 Iowa State hosts Baylor…
#25 Cincinnati hosts South Florida

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