The Rundown for Nov. 20, 2018

IVANKA TRUMP SENT EMAILS FROM PRIVATE ACCOUNT… The Washington Post reported yesterday that President Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump violated federal records rules when by sending hundreds of emails to “White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants” using a personal account in 2017. The First Daughter “discussed or relayed” official White House business, according to the report. Her husband, Jared Kushner, reportedly also used a private email account to discuss White House business.

PENTAGON ANNOUNCES DRAWDOWN OF TROOPS ON BORDER… The Pentagon announced yesterday that it will begin a drawdown of the 5,900 active-duty troops sent to the U.S. border with Mexico ahead of a migrant caravan’s arrival. An Army spokesman said the troops will be home by Christmas. The Pentagon also has rejected a Department of Homeland Security request for “armed force to back up Border Patrol agents in the event of a violent confrontation.”

WHITE HOUSE RETURNS JIM ACOSTA’S PRESS PASS… The White House yesterday restored the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta amid a lawsuit and public pressure. CNN has agreed to drop the suit it filed to regain Acosta’s access to the White House. The Trump administration suspended Acosta’s access to the White House almost two weeks ago following a contentious exchange he had with President Trump.

FIREFIGHTERS AWAIT RAIN… The end is in sight for weary fire crews in Northern California, where rain is in the forecast. Some 5,300 firefighters have been battling the Camp Fire in Butte County, which has burned 151,000 acres, more than 11,700 homes, 472 commercial buildings and 3,300 other buildings. The remains of 79 victims have been recovered. The death toll is expected to rise, as nearly 1,000 people are missing.

FATAL SHOOTINGS IN CHICAGO, PHILADELPHIA… A police officer and two hospital employees were killed yesterday after a gunman opened fire at a medical center in Chicago. Authorities say the gunman also died, but it was not immediately known whether he took his own life or was killed by police. Authorities say the shooting began as an argument involving the gunman and a woman in the parking lot. Meanwhile, police in Philadelphia say four people were found fatally shot, execution-style in the basement of a home under renovation. The dead included two men and two women.

ROLLING STONES TO TOUR U.S… The Rolling Stones have announced plans to tour the U.S. next year The band has scheduled 13 dates in Florida, Texas, Arizona, California, Washington, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Illinois and Washington, D.C. in spring 2019. The “No Filter” tour kicks off April 20 in Miami. Tickets go on sale November 30.

RAPPER DENIED BAIL… Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was deemed a likely danger to the community and denied bail at a court hearing yesterday. The 22-year-old rapper, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, was arrested on Sunday and named with four other people in an indictment containing racketeering and firearms charges. The prosecution claimed there was evidence that Hernandez directed or participated in multiple acts of violence carried out by the 9 Trey Bloods gang. A conviction would bring 32 years to life in prison.

L.A. RAMS 54 – Kansas City 51… The Rams (10-1) outgunned the Chiefs (9-2) in the third highest scoring game in NFL history. Jared Goff’s 40-yard touchdown pass to Gerald Everett with 1:49 remaining provided the winning margin. It was Goff’s fourth scoring pass of the night and Everett’s second TD reception. Goff was 31-of-49 for 413 yards passing. Brandon Cooks had eight receptions for 107 yards. Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes passed for 478 yards and four touchdowns in the loss.

CHARLOTTE 117 – Boston 112… Kemba Walker poured in 43 points to lead the Hornets past the Celtics. Walker has scored 103 points in his last two games. Jeremy Lamb added 18 points.

PHILADELPHIA 119 – Phoenix 114… The 76ers shook off a slow start to get past the Suns. Joel Embiid powered his way to 33 points and 17 rebounds. Ben Simmons had 19 points and 11 boards.

INDIANA 121 – Utah 94… Bojan Bogdanovic scored 21 points to lead six players in double figures and the Pacers routed the Jazz. Domantas Sabonis and Aaron Holiday added 19 points apiece off the bench.

DETROIT 113 – Cleveland 102… The Pistons built a 20-point halftime lead and coasted past the Cavaliers. Andre Drummond racked up 23 points and 16 boards. Blake Griffin added 21 points and 12 rebounds. Reggie Bullock also scored 21 points.

L.A. Clippers 127 – ATLANTA 119… The Clippers outscored the Hawks 38-23 in the fourth quarter to run away with their fifth straight win. Montrezl Harrell scored 25 points and grabbed 11 boards. Lou Williams scored 16 points and dished off 11 assists.

MEMPHIS 98 – Dallas 88… The Grizzlies were too much down the stretch in downing the Mavericks. Mike Conley scored a game-high 28 points. Marc Gasol had 17 points and 15 rebounds.

MILWAUKEE 104 – Denver 98… The Bucks erased a 10-point halftime deficit on their way past the Nuggets. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way with 29 points and 12 boards. Eric Bledsoe added 23 points.

NEW ORLEANS 140 – San Antonio 126… The Pelicans came alive in the second quarter and cruised past the Spurs. Anthony Davis scored 29 points to lead all scorers. E’twaun Moore tossed in 24 points. Julius Randle delivered 21 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists off the bench. Jrue Holiday also had 21 points.

SACRAMENTO 117 – Oklahoma City 113… Buddy Hield knocked down three straight 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 25 points in leading the Kings past the Thunder. Paul George added 27 points. Rookie Mavin Bagley III came off the bench to contribute 15 points and 13 boards.

the L.A. Clippers are at Washington…
Orlando hosts Toronto…
Brooklyn is at Miami…
New York hosts Portland

Buffalo 5 – PITTSBURGH 4 (OT)… The Sabres closed with four straight goals to edge the Penguins. Jake Eichel netted the winning goal 45 seconds into overtime. Zach Bogosian had a goal and an assist.

N.Y. RANGERS 2 – Dallas 1… Filip Chytil scored the tie-breaking goal early in the third period and the Rangers hung on to down the Stars. Jimmy Vesey also found the net for New York.

TORONTO 4 – Columbus 2… Zach Hyman scored a pair of goals late in the third period to give the Maple Leafs their fourth straight win. Mitchell Marner had two assists.

Florida 7 – OTTAWA 5… The Panthers opened with a four-goal first period and skated past the Senators. Juho Lammikko assisted on four goals. Goalie James Reimer made 33 saves.

Washington 5 – MONTREAL 4 (OT)… Lars Eller found the net at 3:34 of overtime to lift the Capitals over the Canadiens. Alex Ovechkin found the net twice for Washington. John Carlson had two assists.

NASHVILLE 3 – Tampa Bay 2… Ryan Johansen scored a goal and had an assist as the Predators downed the Lightning. Mattias Ekholm had two assists. Goalie Pekka Rinne stopped 29 shots at goal.

Los Angeles 2 – ST. LOUIS 0… Rookie goaltender Calvin Peterson stopped all 29 shots as the Kings blanked the Blues. Fellow rookie Matt Luff scored his first NHL goal in the second period to break a scoreless tie. Anze Kopitar added an empty-netter.

CALGARY 7 – Vegas 2… Johnny Gaudreau scored a goal and had three assists during a five-goal first period that carried the Flames past the Golden Knights. Matthew Tkachuk found the net twice and had two assists. Sean Monahan added two goals and an assist.

Winnipeg 6 – VANCOUVER 3… Patrik Lane scored three goals in his sixth career hat trick and the Jets doubled up on the Canucks. Kyle Conner had a goal and three assists.

Edmonton is at San Jose

#1 Duke 90, San Diego State 64 in the Maui Invitational…
#3 Gonzaga 84, ILLINOIS 78…
#6 NEVADA 90, Cal Baptist 55…
#7 NORTH CAROLINA 101, St. Francis (PA) 76…
#8 Auburn 88, Xavier 79 in the Maui Invitational…
#12 KANSAS STATE 82, Missouri 67…
#14 Florida State 93, Canisius 61…
Arizona State 72, #15 MISSISSIPPI STATE 67…
#16 Clemson 72, Akron 69 in the Cayman Islands Classic…
#17 UCLA 80, Presbyterian 65

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