US surpasses 13m Covid cases as experts urge caution over Thanksgiving weekend * 110,000 new coronavirus cases and 90,000 people hospitalized Thursday * CDC predicts deaths could rise by 300,000 in next month
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a Commons showdown with his own MPs when they vote on the measures next week.
Roy Hodgson says Crystal Palace must create more chances if they are to pick up results after back-to-back defeats. Two late Newcastle goals at Selhurst Park on Friday night saw Palace defeated 2-0, with the Eagles guilty of a slow start against Steve Bruce's side. Hodgson, who was without star man Wilfried Zaha following a positive coronavirus test, said it was not a display to be proud of and that the south Londoners must get back on track before facing West Brom next week.
Hourly employees at Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s Convent, Louisiana, refinery, scheduled for permanent closure as early as next week, received details this week of the severance package negotiated by their union and Shell, three people familiar with the agreement said on Friday. Shell said on Nov. 5 it was closing the refinery after failing to find a buyer for the plant, which has been hit hard by crushed demand in the COVID-19 pandemic. Shell put the Convent refinery up for sale in July, and was quick to pull the trigger on the closure, the sources said.
Carlos Dunlap was quick to dismiss the idea that his arrival suddenly solved the problems the Seattle Seahawks had on their defensive front. Consider it Dunlap’s way of deflecting recognition when there is pretty solid evidence that his addition to the Seahawks' defensive line is already paying off in a significant way. “They said I was coming here to save the rush, but I see guys getting healthy, and all those guys getting sacks,” Dunlap said after Seattle’s win over Arizona last week.
Shane Richie and AJ Pritchard triumphed in the Chamber Of Horrors challenge, ahead of the first elimination on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! The former Strictly Come Dancing professional, 26, and soap star, 56, joined forces to win 11 out of a possible 12 stars for their campmates at Gwrych Castle in North Wales. Ahead of the challenge Richie, a former EastEnders favourite, promised the other celebrity contestants: “Tonight, we shall eat like kings and queens.”
One of the 12 contestants was sent home from Gwrych Castle.
The Las Vegas Raiders will get back at least one of the starting defensive players who missed last week’s game on the COVID-19 list. Linebacker Cory Littleton is set to play on Sunday when the Raiders (6-4) visit the Atlanta Falcons (7-3). Defensive lineman Clelin Ferrell is also a possibility to play.
Dallas Cowboys offensive linemen Zack Martin and Cam Erving will be out several weeks if not longer after getting injured in the Thanksgiving loss to Washington. Martin and Erving went out on the opening drive Thursday. Erving exited first with a sprained knee, and Martin injured his left calf on the final play before a field goal.
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The scores were level at 4-4 heading into the final minute, but Wigan were beaten at the death.
Paralympic gold medallist Hollie Arnold has become the first contestant to be eliminated from I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! She lasted 14 days on the ITV show. After leaving the camp, Arnold told co-hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly: “I feel like I never really knew what to expect so it was just like go in there and try and enjoy every single moment of it. It was a crazy experience for me.”
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Labour has warned that parts of England under the most stringent coronavirus restrictions will be stretched to “breaking point” without more support. Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds is set to urge her opposite number Rishi Sunak to bring forward additional help and will suggest the Government extends its Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) in Tier 3 areas. It comes as Boris Johnson is coming under mounting pressure from MPs within his own party to rethink the coronavirus tier strategy that will come into place on December 2 when England comes out on lockdown.
Frank Lampard is backing Thiago Silva to stand up to the challenge of silencing Harry Kane when Chelsea face Tottenham on Sunday. The Brazil centre-back has transformed Chelsea’s defence since arriving as a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain. Thiago has kept six clean sheets in the nine games he’s been involved in - and prompted comparisons with Virgil van Dijk and Vincent Kompany.