PHOTOS: The day in pictures — December 15, 2017

A selection of photos from around the world Friday, December 15, 2017. EDITORS NOTE: AD BLOCKERS CAN CAUSE THE PHOTOS AND CAPTIONS TO GET OUT OF SYNC LEADING TO INCORRECT INFORMATION …read more Source:: The Denver Post – News       

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GOP tax plan gains enough support to pass

WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans secured enough support Friday to pass their massive tax plan, a measure that would deliver a major legislative victory to President Donald Trump and his GOP allies and make tax changes affecting nearly every American family …

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Poll: Americans pessimistic about Trump, country

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters …

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Portis scores career-high 27 as Bulls beat Bucks

MILWAUKEE — Bobby Portis scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls won their fifth consecutive game, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 115-109 on Friday night. Chicago’s winning streak coincides with the return of Nikola Mirotic, …

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Crunch Report | Go-Jek Buys Three Startups

Go-Jek buys three startups, the California Department of Public Health warns against being on your phone for too long and AOL Instant Messenger is officially dead. All this on Crunch Report. Read More …read more Source:: TechCrunch       

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Westbrook triple-double keys OKC in 3OT thriller vs 76ers

PHILADELPHIA — Russell Westbrook had 27 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists, and Oklahoma City and the Philadelphia 76ers went basket-for-basket in a three-overtime thriller before the Thunder pulled out a 119-117 victory on Friday night. Andre Roberson scored the …

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Gorbert, Favours hurt in Jazz’s win over Celtics

BOSTON — Ricky Rubio had 22 points, Donovan Mitchell added 17 points, nine assists and six rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Boston Celtics 107-95 on Friday night. Jonas Jerebko and Rodney Hood also finished with 17 points for …

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Lillard, McCollum help Blazers hold off Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. — Damian Lillard scored 21 points, C.J. McCollum had 20 and the Portland Trail Blazers withstood a late rally to beat the Orlando Magic 95-88 on Friday night. The Trail Blazers led by 17 with 7:26 left in …

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