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Protesters A No-Show At Cosby's Florida Show

International Business Times  The anticipated protesters at Bill Cosby's performance in Melbourne, Fla., Friday night at the King Center for the Performing Arts never materialized. Although extra security measures, including increased police presence and a ban on backstage passes, were in place, Cosby's show began and ended, according to journalists who tweeted about the event in real-time, with standing ovations.

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Expert advises Ferguson protesters to keep children at home

St. Louis Post-Dispatch  ST. LOUIS—As St. Louis awaits a grand jury decision on whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be charged with a crime, a local physician is urging parents planning to attend demonstrations to not take their kids.

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Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation - EVENING LOTTERY WINNING NUMBERS

PR Newswire  TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Friday 21/11/2014 LOTTO MAX estimated jackpot $30 million 6, 18, 19, 26, 37, 39 & 47. Bonus 21 POKER LOTTO Winning Hand: K-C, J-H, 8-D, 8-H, Q-S. Legend: C = CLUB, J = JACK, H = HEART, Q = QUEEN, S = SPADE, K = KING, D = DIAMOND A = ACE MEGA DICE LOTTO 4, 7, 8, 19, 28 & 32 Bonus 23.

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NJ sports betting ban upheld by federal judge

The Record  As expected, a federal judge on Friday once again upheld a ban on New Jersey's efforts to allow for sports betting at state racetracks and Atlantic City casinos, setting the stage for a return trip to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.

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Magic come back from 23-point deficit to shock Hornets, 105-100

Orlando Sentinel  CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Magic center Nik Vucevic knows the toughest part about being on the road. "Packing and unpacking," he said. "That's the only part of this that I don't like." He does like the winning — and getting rid of old excess baggage.

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Judicial vacancies delaying cases in Ontario

Toronto Star  Judicial vacancies on Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice are raising concerns among judges and lawyers, who say the situation is causing “substantial delays’’ in trials getting to court in Brampton. Ontario has 31 vacancies for federally appointed judges — 23 on Superior Court, five on Family Court and three on the Court of Appeal.

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On the Ready in Ferguson: Police, Protesters - And Lawyers

Newsweek  Hundreds of civil rights lawyers from across America are descending on Ferguson, Missouri as police and protesters prepare for a grand jury decision on whether to charge the officer who killed an unarmed black teenager in August.

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‘That Wasn’t A Piece Of Meat … That Was My Son’ And More In MuckReads Weekly

ProPublica  " That wasn't a piece of meat with eyes, that was a human being." It was 24-year-old Dennis Munson Jr.' s first kickboxing fight. The first round went OK. The third round didn't. Within five hours, he was dead.

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Watch as rival Mexican lawmakers get physical in Congress over the 43 missing students

GlobalPost  Things are getting more tense every day in Mexico. More and more people are taking to the streets to demand justice for the 43 students who went missing from the Ayotzinapa teaching school on Sept. 26, and protests hit a fever pitch Thursday night when tens of thousands of demonstrators swarmed el Zocalo, Mexico City's main plaza and historical center, and burned an effigy of President Enrique Peña Nieto.

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‘Life’s Extremist’ Microbes May Hold Potential As New Antibacterial Drugs

Medical Daily  A family of microbes known as Archaea might hold potential as a new type of antibacterial drug. These bugs are known as “life’s extremists” due to their remarkable ability to live in extreme temperatures, from boiling hydrothermal pools and deep sea vents, where no other organisms can survive.

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Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul announces February debut as AMC releases new trailer

National Post | Arts  Saul Goodman is returning to television in February for the two night premiere of the highly anticipated show Better Call Saul. AMC announced Nov. 20 that the Breaking Bad prequel will premiere on Sunday, Feb. 8 at 10 p.m.

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Florida polo magnate sentenced to 16 years in 2010 DUI manslaughter

Sun Sentinel  FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Palm Beach County Chief Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath on Friday sentenced Wellington, Fla., polo club founder John Goodman to 16 years in prison for the death of 23-year-old Scott Patrick Wilson on Feb. 12, 2010.

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For Miami Rep. Diaz-Balart, important new post comes with tight-fisted mandate

McClatchy Washington Bureau  WASHINGTON — Miami Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart just got put in charge of one of the largest pots of money in Washington, but he's not planning on any big spending sprees. Instead, his job atop a transportation and housing appropriations subcommittee will be to be stingy.

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Mary Sanchez: The moral wisdom of Obama's executive action

The Kansas City Star  President Obama began his immigration speech to the nation with a lie, then alternated between appeasing and taunting his critics, and wrapped up with a poetic truth. Not bad for a 15-minute speech. Obama managed to shrink-wrap the nation's love/hate relationship with immigrants for primetime.

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Leafs throw gasoline on the fire with salute snub

National Post | Sports  The biggest misconception about fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs is that the same ones come to every game. Maple Leafs redeem themselves in statement win over Lightning Randy Carlyle was not looking for a miracle.

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Peterson says he regrets 'situation' with his son, addresses future

Star Tribune  Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, in his first interview since NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended him for at least the rest of the season, expressed remorse for harming his 4-year-old son last May and said he will never use a switch again to discipline his children.

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Somali MPs demand Kenyan military withdrawal

Africa Review  Somali MPs at the Pan-African Parliament in Addis Ababa have demanded the immediate withdrawal of Kenyan and Amisom (UN and AU) forces from Somalia. An independent force, they said, would reduce the level of suspicion between the countries in conflict and the countries contributing the peace-keeping forces to regional organs such as Amisom.

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Safe as houses? Not for this 52-year-old who has 84% of her $1.7-million wealth tied up in risky real estate

Financial Post  Andrew Barr/Financial Post Top heavy in property, Nancy's good life could crumble if her bet goes sour - especially if she quits her steady job to sell real estate. Situation: 52-year-old corporate manager considers swapping secure job for real estate sales Solution: Evaluate risks and compare retirement income and savings in new career with present job At the age of 52, a woman we'll call Nancy has made a good life for herself.

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Canadian who volunteered to fight with Kurds against ISIS says it's the 'right thing to do'

National Post  Dillon Hillier was working construction in Alberta when ISIS gunmen began their brutal push into Kurdish territory. A veteran of the Canadian mission in Afghanistan, he decided he couldn't just watch it happen.

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Woman watches as Obama tells her story in speech

The Washington Times  LAS VEGAS (AP) - Astrid Silva didn't hear her name when the president of the United States first said it Thursday night. But she couldn't miss the cheers from a crowded room in Las Vegas where she and others listened to Barack Obama tell a story - her story - about a 4-year-old girl with a cross, a doll and a frilly dress who came to the country illegally with her family.

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