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Harold Henderson appointed to hear Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's suspension appeal

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell appointed Harold Henderson to hear Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's appeal, the league announced Wednesday.

Fantasy Football 2017: Top 20 defense and kicker rankings

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You know you aren't drafting a kicker and defense until the final rounds, but here are our favorite fantasy football picks to fill out your roster.

Philadelphia Eagles cut RB Ryan Mathews, thank him for 'contributions'

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Running back Ryan Mathews is no longer a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Four arrested in India for leaking 'Game of Thrones' episode

1 week ago from Physorg

Four people have been arrested in India for leaking an episode from HBO's "Game of Thrones" television series before it was aired in the country, police said Monday.

Buffalo Bils' high-profile deals show no one is untouchable

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane said Friday afternoon that he doesn't like the word "untouchable" as it pertains to the trade status of players on his...

Karim Baratov, alleged Yahoo hacker, will bypass extradition hearing and go to U.S. to fight charges

Karim Baratov, the 22-year-old charged in connection with an American probe into a Yahoo hacking operation, will not stand for a scheduled extradition hearing this fall, his lawyer told CBC...

PGA Championship: Kevin Kisner holds early second-round lead

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kevin Kisner stretched his lead by posting a 4-under-par 67 in Friday's second round at the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club.

Bomb shelter sales boosted by North Korea threat

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Businesses across the United States -- and Japan -- are reporting an increase in sales of survival items as rhetoric over nuclear weapons ramps up.

Tourist mecca cracks down on texting while walking

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City will soon start fining pedestrians who cross the street with their eyes glued to their phones

Those maps of eclipse's path? 'Wrong,' experts say—off by up to a half-mile at edge

1 week ago from Physorg

Anyone who has been using online maps to decide where they intend to view the historic Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun may want to take another look.

HBO offered $250,000 to hackers in bid to delay data release

HBO last month offered $250,000 to cyber criminals who hacked into its computer system, asking them to extend a deadline for paying a much larger ransom, according to an email...

Leaky train driver stays dry using umbrella in India

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An India train driver came up with an elegant solution to the leaky vehicle dripping water on his head -- holding an umbrella.

New Hampshire ER evacuated in 'mass casualty incident'

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Fire officials evacuated a New Hampshire hospital emergency room Friday after a number of patients and staff began complaining of dizziness.

Leonardo receives $58M for tactical vehicle computers

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Leonardo DRS is receiving more than $58 million in new orders from the U.S. Army for the Mounted Family of Computer Systems for tactical vehicles.

Gadgets: Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet, prime choice

1 week ago from Physorg

The Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa is a great little tablet, especially combined with an Amazon Prime membership.

Trains collide head-on in Egypt, dozens dead

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Two passenger trains collided head-on in Alexandria, Egypt, on Friday -- killing dozens of people and injuring scores more, government officials said.

The TV-streaming paradox: Why you may miss the cable bundle

1 week ago from Physorg

The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming services that could rival the cost of a $100 cable bundle—but that are way more difficult to use.

Snap stock hits lowest level since IPO after paltry earnings

1 week ago from Physorg

Shares of Snap Inc. are down sharply after the parent company of Snapchat reported paltry earnings .

Report: Amazon looking to sell sports, music tickets and encroach on Ticketmaster

1 week ago from Physorg

Amazon is reportedly in talks with sports and concert venues to sell tickets, a move that could challenge Ticketmaster's dominance in the business.

China investigating WeChat, Weibo in content crackdown

China is investigating its top social media sites, including WeChat and Weibo, for failing to comply with cyber laws, the latest step in the country's push to secure the internet...

House Freedom Caucus files petition to bring Obamacare repeal to vote

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The House Freedom Caucus said Friday it filed a petition allowing legislators to vote on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

NFL preseason roundup: scores and highlights for every game

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With quarterback Tom Brady and the bulk of the New England Patriots' projected starters watching from the sideline, the defending Super Bowl champions opened the preseason Thursday night with a...

With families' support, U.S. company offers to search for MH370

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A seabed exploitation company said Friday it offered to search for the still-unfound Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared in 2014 with 239 people aboard.

Cat wakes Oklahoma family during late night house fire

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A family in Oklahoma said their cat helped save them during a house fire by warning them about the blaze.

Fifth Harmony release music video for new single 'Angel'

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Fifth Harmony have released a new music video for their latest single "Angel" from their upcoming self-tiled third studio album.

Oil prices sink on IEA warning on balance

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Crude oil prices drifted lower early Friday after a report from the International Energy Agency said the markets were balancing, but it's a stubborn process.

Why the withering nuclear power industry threatens US national security

1 week ago from Physorg

These are tough times for nuclear power in the U.S. Power plants under construction are facing serious delays, halts and cost overruns. Utilities in South Carolina abandoned a project to...

Lawsuit says Nintendo Switch controller violates patent

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Nintendo faces an infringement lawsuit that says the controllers for its new Switch console infringe on a proprietary design owned by another company.