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NFL playoff picture after Week 17: 49ers hang on to win NFC West, home field; Eagles, Titans clinch final berths

The postseason field is finally determined, and the San Francisco 49ers outlasted the Seattle Seahawks to claim the top seed in the NFC.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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What to care/not care about from Week 17: 49ers cement NFC-favorite status with multiple team strengths

In this space, I'll go through all that we learned this week and give you the five things I care about coming out of Week 17, along with five things I can't muster up the emotional energy to care for. The mark of a championship team is the ability to win in a variety of ways. The 49ers win over the Seattle Seahawks was a microcosm of their 2019 season.
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US ambassador defends moustache as South Koreans bristle at 'disrespectful' facial hair

The US ambassador to Seoul has defended his decision to grow a moustache, with some South Koreans bristling that the facial hair is disrespectful and a calculated slight.  Harry Harris took over as US ambassador to South Korea in July 2018 after a distinguished 40-year career in the US Navy.  Clean-shaven whilst an admiral in the navy, Mr Harris told The Korea Times that he decided to grow a moustache to mark his career change. “I wanted to make a break between my life as a military officer and ...
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Another Horse Dies At Santa Anita Park Ahead Of Its Opening Weekend

Truest Reward died during training just days before the racetrack's winter-spring meeting opening day.
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NFL announces kickoff times, TV info for the four playoff games on wild-card weekend

There were a lot of playoff questions to be answered in Week 17 of the NFL season, and there were some unexpected shakeups. The Philadelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans clinched the final two open slots with wins Sunday. The Bills and Texans rested many key starters in Week 17.
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Tesla delivers its first 'Made in China' cars

The move comes as the US-China trade war US companies to shift production out of China.
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Kansas men's basketball team's plane makes emergency landing after engine blows

The Jayhawks' charter jet had to turn around after its right engine failed 20 minutes into its flight back from San Jose, Calif.
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Philly's special: The unlikeliest playoff team

The Eagles endured injuries that would decimate an ordinary team. But thanks to their incredible resolve, they won the NFC East. And the Cowboys didn't.
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See the moment when two NYPD officers arrested a Hanukkah stabbing suspect in New York City

As their night tour began, the two young New York City police officers pulled their SUV in front of the car driven by a man suspected of stabbing several people at a Hanukkah celebration. They blocked his path at an intersection in Harlem.
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See the moment when officers arrest a Hanukkah stabbing suspect in New York

As their night tour began, the two young New York City police officers pulled their SUV in front of the car driven by a man suspected of stabbing several people at a Hanukkah celebration. They blocked his path at an intersection in Harlem.
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Death toll from typhoon that lashed Philippines over Christmas rises to 47

The death toll from a powerful typhoon that lashed the Philippines over Christmas has risen to 47, with another nine people still missing, authorities said on Monday morning local time
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49ers earn No. 1 seed with wild finish in Seattle

San Francisco will be the top overall seed in the NFC thanks to an incredible defensive stop inches short of the end zone in the final seconds.
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Victoria fires live: eight emergency warnings in place for East Gippsland bushfires – latest

Vic Emergency has ordered the mass evacuation of a vast area, with catastrophic conditions also forecast for South Australia. Follow latest news and live updates 4.28am GMT Not looking good. Looks like the fires close to the residential area now but the big water bomber is back. Needed! #bushfirecrisis #vicfires #bundoora #bushfires pic.twitter.com/eU2Tc4SrbUAdvice to holidaymakers staying in Mallacoota is to take down unnecessary shelters and to write their names on their gas tanks and put...
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US attacks Iran-backed militia bases in Iraq and Syria

The air strikes were in retaliation for a rocket attack on an Iraqi base that killed a US contractor.
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DeBrusk gets 2 PP goals early in 3rd, Bruins top Sabres 3-2

Jake DeBrusk sat on the bench wondering when he’d see the ice again. DeBrusk scored power-play goals 18 seconds apart early in the third after getting benched for much of the opening period, and the Boston Bruins completed a home-and-home sweep of the Buffalo Sabres with a 3-2 victory Sunday night. Boston coach Bruce Cassidy said it’s a message he needs to send sometimes when someone isn’t playing well.
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Wyze customers hit by online data leak, company confirms

Data linked to around 2.4 million Wyze customers was left exposed online for three weeks in December, the Seattle-based smart home company has confirmed.
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32 things we learned from Week 17 of the 2019 NFL season

The 2019 campaign came to an end for 20 NFL franchises, but the postseason still awaits for 12 other teams after the regular-season finales.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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North Korea's Kim warns of 'grave' economic challenge

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned top ruling party officials of the "grave situation" facing the nuclear-armed state's economy and called for urgent corrective measures. Kim, who chaired the meeting, said the time had come to bring about a "decisive turn" in the North's economic development.
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Hong Kong to end year with multiple protests, kick off 2020 with big march

Hong Kong will end 2019 with multiple protests planned for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day aimed at disrupting festivities and shopping in the Asian financial hub, which has seen a rise in clashes between police and protesters since Christmas. Events dubbed "Suck the Eve" and "Shop With You" are set for New Year's Eve on Tuesday in areas including the party district of Lan Kwai Fong, the picturesque Victoria Harbour, and popular shopping malls, according to notices on social media. A pro-dem...
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Treat yourself to delicious CBD relief with these organic gummies

CBD (or cannabidiol, if you've been living in a cave) has come a long way in a short while. It's gone from being a relatively unknown, non-psychoactive compound in the hemp plant to a highly-touted stress and pain reliever in just the last few years. You can now get CBD in just about every form: smokeables, vape cartridges, pills and tinctures. But we say, if you're going to try it, why not satisfy your sweet tooth while you're at it? Holiday CBD Premium CBD Gummies may be fun to eat, but the CB...
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Kim Jong Un Weighs ‘Offensive Measures’ Ahead of Year-End Deadline

(Bloomberg) -- Kim Jong Un urged “positive and offensive measures” to bolster North Korea’s security, as the Trump administration said it was watching for provocations around the regime’s year-end deadline.Kim issued his call for action during an unusually large and lengthy meeting of North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Party, which continued behind closed doors Monday in Pyongyang. Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, who credited the president with persuading Kim to forego a des...
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Marshawn Lynch greeted with cheers, Skittles in return to Seahawks end zone

Marshawn Lynch famously loves Skittles. Seattle Seahawks fans love Marshawn Lynch. So when Lynch made his return to the Seattle lineup on Sunday for the first time since the 2015 season, fans were ready.
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Phins Shock NFL with Upset Victory Over Pats

Phins stunning victory over Pats has thrown the NFL Playoffs [...] The post Phins Shock NFL with Upset Victory Over Pats appeared first on PhinsNews.
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Luka Doncic heads to locker room after scary fall vs. Lakers

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic exited Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers minutes before halftime after taking a scary fall in the paint. The 20-year-old was driving to the basket with just over two minutes left in the half when he tangled with Dwight Howard and awkwardly hit his head on the floor. Doncic, who also appeared to hurt his lower back on the play, stayed in the game long enough to make a pair of free throws but then left for the locker room.
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Robert Griffin III caps Ravens regular season with ‘excellent’ performance

Robert Griffin III said during the week, five times in fact, that Sunday's game wasn't going to be about him. The focus started on Griffin, but the Ravens' rushing attack stole the show as Gus Edwards barrelled for 130 yards, defense and special teams combined for 10 points and the Ravens earned the best record in franchise history with a 28-10 win over the Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. What he did do, however, was lead an offense without five of its starters (including Lamar Jack...
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Surge in teenagers setting up businesses, study suggests

The number of UK teenagers with their own businesses has gone up 700% in 10 years, research suggests.
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Plane Crashes into Home in Maryland Suburbs, Killing the Pilot

(LANHAM, Md.) — A small plane crashed in the Maryland suburbs of the nation’s capital Sunday, hitting a home’s carport and killing the lone person aboard the aircraft, authorities said. The plane came down in the neighborhood of Lanham shortly before 3 p.m., striking the carport before it broke into many pieces on the ground, said Mark Brady, a spokesman for Prince George’s County fire and emergency services. The plane and the carport caught fire, but the flames have been extinguished, he said. ...
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NFL: Vikes' ice-cool kicker Bailey nails $1 million bonus

Minnesota Vikings kicker Dan Bailey slotted four field goals from four attempts on Sunday and while it was not enough to give his team the win over Chicago it did earn him a $1 million bonus, local media reported. Bailey's contract included the incentive for making more than 90% of his field goals during the National Football League (NFL) regular season and he entered the Bears matchup with 23 from 25 attempts. Bailey had no margin for error with his four attempts, as a single miss would ha...
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Sue Lyon, Who Played Lolita in Kubrick Film at 14, Dies at Age 73

(NEW YORK) — Sue Lyon, who at age 14 played the title character in director Stanley Kubrick’s 1962 film “Lolita,” has died. Lyon’s longtime friend Phil Syracopoulos told The New York Times she had been in declining health for some time, and died Thursday in Los Angeles. No further details on her death were provided. She was 73. Lyon was reportedly chosen from some 800 girls who sought the role of “Lolita” for the film based on Vladimir Nabokov’s 1955 novel about a middle-aged literature pro...
Tags: New York, Movies, News, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Remembrance, Stanley Kubrick, Dallas, The New York Times, Kubrick, Lyon, Vladimir Nabokov, DAVENPORT Iowa, Shelley Winters, Lolita, Nabokov


LeBron James becomes ninth player to record 9,000 career assists

LeBron James may be battling a groin injury, but that hasn't stopped him from putting up a big performance in a key Western Conference Game. Taking on the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, James put up four first-quarter assists, the last of which made him the ninth player to ever record 9,000 career assists. In fitting fashion, the Los Angeles Lakers star showed exquisite vision by finding Anthony Davis three-quarters of the way down the court for a beautiful dunk with 4:35 left in the quarter.
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