Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(BUFFALO, N.Y.) — New York Islanders winger Michael Grabner was placed on injured reserve Sunday with an undisclosed injury.

Grabner has played in just 18 games this season due to a multitude of injuries. During his limited action, Grabner has scored just five goals and dished out two assists.

The 27-year-old Grabner was selected with the 14th overall pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Vancouver Canucks. He has played his last five seasons with the Islanders, his best coming in 2010-11 when he scored 34 goals and tallied 52 points in 76 games.

The Islanders have recalled Colin McDonald and Harry Zolnierczyk from their AHL affiliate in Bridgeport to compensate for the loss of Grabner.

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Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(BUFFALO, N.Y.) — New York Islanders winger Michael Grabner was placed on injured reserve Sunday with an undisclosed injury.

Grabner has played in just 18 games this season due to a multitude of injuries. During his limited action, Grabner has scored just five goals and dished out two assists.

The 27-year-old Grabner was selected with the 14th overall pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Vancouver Canucks. He has played his last five seasons with the Islanders, his best coming in 2010-11 when he scored 34 goals and tallied 52 points in 76 games.

The Islanders have recalled Colin McDonald and Harry Zolnierczyk from their AHL affiliate in Bridgeport to compensate for the loss of Grabner.

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David De Lossy/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — More snow is expected in Boston, which has already been hit with nearly five feet of snow this winter.

Parts of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Main were under winter storm warnings or advisories. The National Weather Service’s Boston office said that parts of Massachusetts could see up to two feet of snow.

Snowfall totals updated! Note that these include the snow that has already fallen: pic.twitter.com/NRIN1JCQvF

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) February 8, 2015

On Sunday afternoon, the city of Boston announced that public schools would be closed by Monday and Tuesday due to snow.

It’s been a snowy few weeks for the area. According to the NWS, Boston has seen 54.2 inches of snow since July 1, 2014, while Worcester, Massachusetts, has been hit by 77.7 inches in the same timespan.

It has been a snowy few weeks! Check out how Boston & Worcester stack up against the rest of the country: pic.twitter.com/y1ibU6YUOp

— NWS Boston (@NWSBoston) February 8, 2015

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Photo by Timm Schamberger/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden met with Kurdish regional President Masoud Barzani on Sunday to discuss the battle against ISIS.

According to a readout of the meeting from the White House, Biden spoke with Barzani about “regional developments, cooperation between Erbil and Baghdad, and the ongoing fight against [ISIS].” Barzani expressed his appreciation for the U.S. support and assistance.

The two leaders also discussed “additional U.S. and coalition assistance” for Kurdish Peshmerga forces during the intensification of operations against ISIS.

Biden was in Munich over the weekend, taking part in a NATO conference regarding the ongoing tensions in Ukraine.

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MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jordan’s foreign minister said Sunday his government wants to send the message that America’s Arab allies are not pursuing the U.S.’s goals in the battle against ISIS, but instead have their own reasons to battle the group’s advance.

“This is our war,” Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh said on This Week.

Jordan’s aggressive pursuit of military strikes, Judeh said, supports “this idea that we’re promoting, that is an Arab fight and it has to have an Arab stamp to it.”

“This is not the West’s fight and we are joining it,” the foreign minister continued. “It just so happens that there’s a convergence with the West.”

Judeh said it is an Arab fight because the battle is partly a religious one.

“When I say Arab stamp, what I’m saying essentially is Arab Muslim stamp,” he said, explaining that “this is a fight against people who are distorting our religion.”

Crucial to defeating ISIS, therefore, is “the ideological war,” Judeh added.

Judeh told George Stephanopoulos he believes Jordan’s increasing commitment to the fight against ISIS was inspiring other Arab Muslim countries to go above and beyond their commitments to the coalition.

“You saw for example yesterday the United Arab Emirates’ deciding to send a squadron of F-16s that will be stationed in Jordan,” the Jordanian official said.

Judeh nonetheless painted a dark picture of the current state of affairs in Iraq and Syria.

In the wake of the horrific killing by ISIS militants of the young Jordanian Air Force pilot they had captured, Judeh acknowledged that ISIS “still control[s] vast territory, they still have access to serious cash and funds, and they have access to sophisticated weaponry.”

Victory over the group, he said, was “not going to be easy and it’s not going to be quick.”

But Judeh praised retired Marine Gen. John Allen, the new coordinator of the military effort against the Islamic State, who he says is “doing amazing work.”

Judeh further maintained that the significant dissent and disagreement within his country when Jordan first joined the anti-ISIS operations was “gone.”

“The ugliness and the most horrible way of how our pilot was murdered” changed the mind of “the few who were perhaps opposed to this intervention against terrorists,” Judeh said, adding that that Jordanians were “all united now that these people have to be fought and be eradicated.”

Still, Judeh said, “We are extremely fortunate to have all the Western countries helping us.”

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shironosov/iStock/Thinkstock(BOISE, Idaho) — Idaho is reporting more than 20 cases of mumps linked to an outbreak that started at the University of Idaho’s Moscow campus.

According to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, there were 21 cases of mumps confirmed or probable within the state, including six in the Boise areaas of Friday. Two additional cases in Washington state were also believed to be linked to the same outbreak.

Mumps can be prevented with the MMR vaccine that also prevents measles. The vaccine has been in the news in recent weeks as the measles has spread through at least 14 states and over 100 people.

In December, players on four National Hockey League teams contracted the mumps.

The IDHW names fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, loss of appetite and swollen or tender salivary glands as the most common symptoms of mumps. The disease is contagious and can be spread through person-to-person contact via droplets of salia or mucus.

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marcnorman/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Chipotle apologized for offensive tweets sent from its account early Sunday morning after it was apparently hacked.

The company’s account began posting a series of tweets at about 2 a.m., many of which included expletives and racial or homophobic slurs. Others said the food was poisoned and that all the restaurants would be closed on Dec. 31, 2015.

The profile image for the account was also changed to a swastika.

The hacker identified himself as @TUGSFeds in some of the tweets. At times, he tagged other users and used hashtags in the posts.

Despite the tweets’ content, model Chrissy Teigen made light of the situation.

.@ChipotleTweets is going off. Like their employees when you ask for guac.

— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) February 8, 2015

By 3:25 a.m., it seemed Chipotle had reestablished control of its Twitter account. All tweets made by the apparent hacker were deleted.

A few hours later, Chipotle apologized for the “offensive messages.”

We apologize for the very offensive messages sent out from our account earlier tonight. We were unfortunately hijacked temporarily. -Joe

— Chipotle (@ChipotleTweets) February 8, 2015

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SpaceX(NEW YORK) — The ambitious SpaceX rocket recycling attempt fell short last month, but the company is ready to try again today when it blasts a climate satellite into space.

The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) will be carried into space with the help of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The climate satellite is a joint project of NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Air Force that SpaceX, a private company, is contracted to launch into space.

The 22-story Falcon rocket carrying the satellite is scheduled to blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Sunday shortly after sunset at 6:10 p.m. ET.

Shortly after liftoff, the rocket is set to detach from the payload and begin a controlled descent to Earth, with the goal of executing a pinpoint landing onto a drone ship in the Atlantic. It will be the second rocket recycling attempt for SpaceX, coming one month after it came close to pulling off the historic feat.

After launching its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, founder Elon Musk and his team watched as the rocket booster came hurtling toward the bull’s-eye target on the barge.

The rocket came close, but landed hard at a 45-degree angle, smashing its legs and engine section, making for a spectacular and fiery landing.

Musk is intent on making the rocket recycling test work and has said he believes it will “revolutionize access to space.”

“If one can figure out how to effectively reuse rockets just like airplanes, the cost of access to space will be reduced by as much as a factor of a hundred,” he has said.

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zabelin/iStock/Thinkstock(AMMAN, Jordan) — The ISIS video appearing to show a Jordanian pilot being burned alive “absolutely” backfired on the terror group, retired Marine Corps General John Allen told ABC News in an exclusive interview.

“It will be one of these moments that created a unity of purpose and a unity of effort among the nations [of the world,]” Allen, the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, said from Amman, Jordan.

Allen arrived in Jordan to meet with King Abdullah and other officials after ISIS released video appearing to show Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kasabeh being burned alive while trapped in a cage. The video triggered outrage around the world and spurred Jordan to take more action against the terror group.

“King Abdullah has indicated the desire to do more in the aftermath of this horrific killing,” Allen said. “He’s been a leader in this process.”

With Jordan conducting more airstrikes over Syria, Allen believes “it’s galvanized the coalition” fighting ISIS.

The importance of forging a strong coalition is a lesson Allen knows well. In Iraq, he helped unite Sunni tribes in the fight against al Qaeda and formed relationships with Middle Eastern leaders who are now involved in the fight against ISIS.

But until the past week, Allen faced difficulties in forming a true coalition. The U.S. has been responsible for more than 80 percent of all the air strikes against ISIS.

While ISIS has now been run out of Kobani, Syria, by Kurdish forces, much of the country remains a battle ground.

“It’s a very important concern. We don’t have a partner in Syria as we do in Iraq,” said Allen.

Even in Iraq, ISIS controls one-third of the country and it remains to be seen if Iraqi security forces are capable of retaking territory.

“We work very hard at several levels to prepare the Iraqi security forces to do this. We have advise and assist elements that are with them today,” Allen said. “There are elements of the Iraqi security forces that are in fact in action today.”

Allen also believes that ISIS’s own actions – like the video of al-Kasabeh’s purported death – will help defeat them, saying the terror group “is beginning to eat itself with increasing numbers of reports of ISIL executing foreign fighters who have come from long distances to be part of this.”

But the shadow of ISIS has far reach. When asked if the terror group remains a threat to the homeland, Allen said, “I think we should take it very seriously.”

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Photo by JB Lacroix/GC Images(LOS ANGELES) — Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner did not appear to be attempting to evade the paparazzi before he was involved in a chain-reaction crash in Malibu, California, that killed one person, according to police.

Jenner was uninjured in the crash on Saturday afternoon, his rep told ABC News.

According to authorities, Jenner told police that paparazzi were following him right before the crash.

A woman driving a Lexus rear-ended another car, police said. Jenner’s SUV then hit the Lexus, pushing it into oncoming traffic, where it hit a Humvee.

The driver of the Lexus was killed, while five people inside the Humvee suffered non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Jenner cooperated with investigators, police said. He passed a field sobriety test and then voluntarily submitted a blood sample to determine whether he was intoxicated.

“He did not appear intoxicated or under the influence of anything at the time,” said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Philip Brooks.

Jenner – a 1976 Olympic gold medalist – is one of the stars of the reality show Keeping Up With the Kardashians, which for the past eight years has documented Jenner raising daughters Kendall and Kylie with now ex-wife Kris Jenner.

Jenner is also father to four other children — Brody, Burt, Brandon and Casey — and step-father to Kris Jenner’s children Kourtney, Kim, Khloé and Rob Kardashian.

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