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  • Trump doodle sells to real estate developer for $16,000

    October 24, 2017 12:53 PM 85

    A sketch of the Empire State Building by President Trump -- which once sold for less than $100 -- was bought at auction by a New York real estate developer and former business partner of Trump's for $16,000. Donald Trump's black marker drawing on paper of the Empire State Building, made in the 1990's, sold for $16,000 at Julien's Auctions in Los Angeles

  • NBA: Curry fined $50,000 for tossing mouthpiece

    October 23, 2017 11:31 PM 76

    (The Sports Xchange) - Former two-time NBA MVP and Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has been fined $50,000 by the league for throwing his mouthpiece in the direction of a referee during Saturday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA announced Monday afternoon. Curry threw his mouthpiece in the direction of a referee in response

  • Fidelity Chairman's video to employees: no tolerance for harassment

    October 23, 2017 4:04 PM 57

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Fidelity Investments Chairman Abigail Johnson on Monday delivered a direct message to more than 40,000 employees at the asset management company: There’s no tolerance for harassment. “Today, I’d like to remind everyone that we have no tolerance at our company for any type of harassment,” Johnson said, according to a person who saw the chairman’s

  • WATCH: Justin Thomas makes 'putt' on green with wedge for par at CJ Cup

    October 20, 2017 1:59 PM 55

    The No. 4 player in the world dumps his putter in favor of a wedge because of a mark on the green Justin Thomas had a tough day on Friday at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges after leading the way with a 9-under 63 on Thursday. Thomas shot a 74 to fall back into a tie for fourth, but he did make maybe the shot of the day when he chipped in for par on the par-4 5th hole. Why was it the shot of the day? Well, he was chipping

  • This Is What Victory Over ISIS Looks Like

    October 19, 2017 4:29 PM 65

    Large areas of this city, home to some 300,000 people before the militants seized control, were spared damage from airstrikes. But Islamic State fighters fleeing Falluja when it was retaken last year laid bombs, complicating the rebuilding efforts. This tactic, Ms. Nassif said, was used by the group in several Iraqi cities once under its control. The bombs

  • World Cup 2018: Northern Ireland will not be seeded for play-offs

    October 16, 2017 8:28 AM 89

    Northern Ireland have dropped below Denmark in the Fifa rankings, meaning they will not be seeded for the 2018 World Cup play-offs. The Danes have moved up seven places in the rankings and will be seeded along with Switzerland, Italy and Croatia. They will each be drawn against unseeded Northern Ireland, who dropped three places, Republic of Ireland

  • Trump nominates Kirstjen Nielsen as next DHS head

    October 11, 2017 10:34 PM 78

    President Trump nominated Kirstjen Nielsen to run the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday. Nielsen was John Kelly's deputy when he served as Trump's first DHS secretary and moved with Kelly to the White House when he was tapped to be Trump's chief of staff. She is an expert in homeland and national security policy and previously served as a special

  • Can Yankees Beat Indians in ALDS Game 2 Without Aaron Judge?

    October 6, 2017 1:08 PM 52

    The New York Yankees can overcome a 1-0 deficit and beat a mighty Cleveland Indians team to make it to the American League Championship Series if Aaron Judge’s bat stays silent. Some offense from Judge wouldn’t go amiss, though—especially if the Yankees starting pitching continues to be as bad as it has been through the wild-card game and Game 1 against

  • Kanchi Singh wishes Hina Khan on her birthday while she enters the Bigg Boss house

    October 2, 2017 11:04 AM 72

    Actress Hina Khan has entered the Bigg Boss house and will be contesting with 17 other inmates this season. Hina is rumored to be one of the highest paid contestants of the season. It is Hina's birthday today (2nd October) and also her first day inside the Bigg Boss house. And her once onscreen daughter Kanchi Singh posted a picture of Hina cutting a cake for her birthday

  • Markstrom leads way as Canucks down Oilers

    October 1, 2017 4:39 AM 54

    VANCOUVER — Markus Granlund had a goal and an assist, and Jacob Markstrom made 25 saves Saturday as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 in the pre-season finale for both clubs. Leon Draisaitl scored twice for Edmonton, while Connor McDavid had two assists. The Oilers open their regular season Wednesday at home against the Calgary Flames