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Penn Staters, victim advocates don't embrace NCAA over dealA child “allegedly reported” to Joe Paterno he was “sexually molested by Sandusky,” according to a court order.


2016-05-05 18:47:40 -0600

Paul Ryan ‘just not ready’ to support Donald TrumpHouse Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that he is not ready to support presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. In an appearance on CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper,” Ryan said he wants to support his party’s nominee, but that he simply cannot do so just yet. “I hope to though, and I want to,” Ryan said just after 4 p.m. ET.


2016-05-05 14:46:51 -0600

A Canadian Joint Operations Command aerial photo shows wildfires in Fort McMurray Alberta CanadaBy Rod Nickel and Liz Hampton CONKLIN/LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (Reuters) - A catastrophic wildfire that has forced all 88,000 residents to flee Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada exploded tenfold in size on Thursday, cutting off evacuees in camps north of the city and putting communities to the south in extreme danger. The out-of-control blaze has burned down whole neighborhoods of Fort McMurray in Canada's energy heartland and forced a precautionary shutdown of some oil production, driving up global oil prices. Three days after the residents were ordered to leave Fort McMurray, firefighters were still battling to protect homes, businesses and other structures from the flames.


2016-05-05 20:04:51 -0600