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Obese dog drops 60 pounds after getting adopted

Obese dog drops 60 pounds after getting adopted

Fox News    Health    23 hour(s) ago
A 146-pound dog that refused to go on walks and was too fat to play fetch has a new lease of life after losing 60 pounds. Read more

British women’s bobsleigh team loses funding ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

British women’s bobsleigh team loses funding ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

The Guardian    Sports    24 hour(s) ago
• Top female driver forced to plead for money on crowdfunding website• Three men’s teams escape cuts imposed by British BobsleighThe crisis at British Bobsleigh has worsened with news that the women’s team is to be stripped of all funding five months before the Winter Olympics in South Korea.Already beset ... Read more

England beat West Indies by seven wickets in first ODI – live!

England beat West Indies by seven wickets in first ODI – live!

The Guardian    Sports    1 day(s) ago
Jonny Bairstow’s high-class unbeaten 100, his maiden ODI century, guided England to an emphatic victory over West Indies at Old Trafford 8.19pm BST That’s a mighty victory for England, who win with seven wickets and 67 deliveries to spare. The defeat by Pakistan in the Champions Trophy semi-finals was such ... Read more

As Economy Grows, Fed Set to Shrink Bond Holdings

As Economy Grows, Fed Set to Shrink Bond Holdings

New York Times    Politics    19 hour(s) ago
The Federal Reserve is expected to announce on Wednesday it will begin to reduce its bond holdings, signaling confidence in the economy’s health. Read more

Fantasy football waiver wire: Chris Carson leads RB parade

Fantasy football waiver wire: Chris Carson leads RB parade

USA Today    Sports    1 day(s) ago
The Seahawks running back carousel has a new No. 1 this week; Redskins backups step up. Read more

Dad bonds with autistic son over weekly runs

Dad bonds with autistic son over weekly runs

Fox News    Health    23 hour(s) ago
Although he’s still resistant to the label of runner, it’s what I call him. Read more

Lions 24, Giants 10: Giants Sputter Against Lions in Odell Beckham Jr.’s Return

Lions 24, Giants 10: Giants Sputter Against Lions in Odell Beckham Jr.’s Return

New York Times    Sports    2 day(s) ago
Beckham, who was recovering from an ankle injury, returned to the lineup but could not save the Giants from stumbling to an 0-2 start to the season. Read more

Amazon's lack of income tax paid has become an 'uncomfortable question'

Amazon's lack of income tax paid has become an 'uncomfortable question'

Fox News    Technology    1 day(s) ago
Amazon has shown no sign of slowing down in recent years, expanding into areas such as cloud computing, logistics and most recently, firmly entrenching itself in the $800 billion grocery market with its acquisition of Whole Foods. Read more

County cricket: Middlesex v Lancashire, Surrey v Somerset and more – live!

County cricket: Middlesex v Lancashire, Surrey v Somerset and more – live!

The Guardian    Sports    1 day(s) ago
Latest updates from Divisions One and Two of the County ChampionshipTalking points: Essex win title as former champions fight relegationEmail will.macpherson.freelance@theguardian.com Or tweet @willis_macp 5.56pm BST Wicket! The big one. Rojo! He’s got Chanderpaul caught at first slip! 95 for five. 5.52pm BST Stumps at Cardiff! Glamorgan 342 for seven. ... Read more

Rio Ferdinand announces move into boxing – video

Rio Ferdinand announces move into boxing – video

The Guardian    Sports    1 day(s) ago
Former Manchester United footballer Rio Ferdinand is to start training to become a professional boxer. He will be trained by former World Boxing Council super-middleweight champion Richie Woodhall, who expects Ferdinand to slot into the cruiserweight division, one below heavyweight. His training will be supported by Betfair for its 'Defender ... Read more

Is this the world's ultimate golf course?

Is this the world's ultimate golf course?

CNN    Sports    1 day(s) ago
The Legend Golf Course provides golfers with one of the most spectacular settings in the world while they're playing. Read more

Mueller's office interviewed Deputy AG Rosenstein about his role in Comey firing

Mueller's office interviewed Deputy AG Rosenstein about his role in Comey firing

CNN    Politics    15 hour(s) ago
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein over the summer about his role in President Donald Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey, according to a person familiar with the matter. Read more

Leeds United beat Burnley on penalties after tense match of late dramas

Leeds United beat Burnley on penalties after tense match of late dramas

The Guardian    Sports    21 hour(s) ago
Penalty shootouts do not have a monopoly on cup-tie excitement. The Championship leaders, Leeds United, needed one to dispose of Premier League Burnley, yet what went before in a hectic end to the initial 90 minutes was far more memorable than the lifeless extra-time and arbitrary conclusion that followed.For the ... Read more

First on CNN: An inside look at Sen. Menendez's vacation spot in the Dominican Republic

First on CNN: An inside look at Sen. Menendez's vacation spot in the Dominican Republic

CNN    Politics    13 hour(s) ago
Federal prosecutors in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial have painted a posh picture of the New Jersey Democrat living beyond his means on white sand beaches at resorts in the Dominican Republic, all thanks to his friend and co-defendant, Dr. Salomon Melgen. Read more

Giant antennas in New Mexico search for cosmic discoveries

Giant antennas in New Mexico search for cosmic discoveries

ABC News    Technology    23 hour(s) ago
Astronomers are using an array of giant antennas in the New Mexico desert for a years-long project aimed at producing the sharpest view ever of such a large portion of the sky using radio waves. Read more

Jonny Bairstow century guides England to routine ODI win over West Indies

Jonny Bairstow century guides England to routine ODI win over West Indies

The Guardian    Sports    23 hour(s) ago
• First ODI: West Indies 204-9; England 210-3• Yorkshireman makes unbeaten 100 from 97 ballsJonny Bairstow in his latest role as a one-day international opening batsman – and wizard boundary fielder – shepherded his side to the simplest of victories in the first match of the series. England cruised home ... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 review roundup: What to know before you buy

Apple iPhone 8 review roundup: What to know before you buy

Fox News    Technology    1 day(s) ago
Apple iPhone 8 reviews hit the web early Tuesday morning, with most of the reviews focused on the upgrades to the iPhone's internals, including its camera. Read more

Keeping Score: Nationals Join Elite Teams Who Have Crushed Their Divisions

Keeping Score: Nationals Join Elite Teams Who Have Crushed Their Divisions

New York Times    Sports    1 day(s) ago
Washington is in position to join a small group of clubs that have won by 20 games or more. Read more

Leeds looking forward to cup reunion with Burnley’s Chris Wood

Leeds looking forward to cup reunion with Burnley’s Chris Wood

The Guardian    Sports    1 day(s) ago
• Striker left Elland Road for Turf Moor in £15m summer move• New Zealander was Leeds’ leading scorer with 30 goals last seasonWith Romelu Lukaku scoring against Everton and Wayne Rooney receiving a generous ovation from fans of Manchester United, this week has already seen two top-flight strikers make notable ... Read more

Eagles' Chris Long establishing scholarship program in Charlottesville

Eagles' Chris Long establishing scholarship program in Charlottesville

USA Today    Sports    1 day(s) ago
In an attempt to help heal his hometown after summer of violence, Chris Long will donate first six game checks to fund Charlottesville scholarships. Read more