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Vikings sign DE Everson Griffen to massive extension

Vikings sign DE Everson Griffen to massive extension

Giving Griffen an extension now enables the Vikings to spread out some money going forward to help the salary cap. He had two years remaining on the current contract. That deal was worth $42.5 million...

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Snapdeal Board Approves Flipkart's $900-$950 Million Takeover Offer, Say Sources

Snapdeal Board Approves Flipkart's $900-$950 Million Takeover Offer, Say Sources

The rapid growth has been accompanied by severe competition and a fierce war for supremacy between Flipkart and US online retail giant Amazon , which has committed to investing $5 billion in the co...

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Lodgepole Fire produces large amount of smoke in eastern Montana

Lodgepole Fire produces large amount of smoke in eastern Montana

Gov. Steve Bullock spokeswoman Ronja Abel said Tuesday the state is appealing Sunday's rejection of a grant application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Fortunately, the fire was growing Tu...

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Foxconn Could Announce US Expansion Plans This Week

Foxconn Could Announce US Expansion Plans This Week

Economic development officials from the state of MI are still negotiating with Taiwanese-electronics conglomerate Foxconn Technology Group, even as it prepares to make an announcement about Wisconsi...

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Cuomo Signs Bill Banning E-Cigarettes In Schools

Cuomo Signs Bill Banning E-Cigarettes In Schools

Twelve people were killed and 2,784 were injured in phone-related crashes in NY state from 2011-2015, according to figures from the Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research. The governor a...

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Nielsen counts live Hulu and YouTube TV streams for its ratings

Nielsen counts live Hulu and YouTube TV streams for its ratings

TV networks will be able to reclaim some of the viewing that's shifted to Hulu and YouTube's streaming TV services under a deal announced Tuesday to include their audiences in Nielsen's commerical...

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Gator bites toes off man bathing in retention pond

Gator bites toes off man bathing in retention pond

Frederic Iman, 68, was attacked Monday around 10 a.m. and bitten on his leg, foot and groin. He was flown to a hospital where WBBH reports he is listed in fair condition. Iman said he lost his lef...

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London acid attacks: 2 men sprayed with corrosive liquid

London acid attacks: 2 men sprayed with corrosive liquid

The victims were Asians, according to witnesses, and the incident follows a series of similar attacks in the past few weeks. "They were pouring the water over themselves in the shop and it had got i...

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Anurag Thakur warned for filming LS proceedings

Anurag Thakur warned for filming LS proceedings

When the House reassembled at 2.30 PM, Congress members were joined by the Left in protesting against the suspension, prompting Deputy Speaker M Thambi Durai to adjourn the House for the day. Parliame...

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Lawrence County had highest June unemployment rate in NY

Lawrence County had highest June unemployment rate in NY

Unemployment in the county was slightly higher than last month, but 1.4 percent lower than a year ago, slightly lower than the statewide rate (3.7 percent) and almost 1 percent lower than the national...

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WWE Battleground 2017: the worst five moments

WWE Battleground 2017: the worst five moments

The Usos (C) vs. The new day defeated the Usus to become the Smack Down Tag team Champion. Interestingly, Battleground is propped up by two big matches (okay, one big match and one semi-relevan...

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Trump Addresses Boy Scouts Jamboree in Spirit of Careless Rambling Partisanship

Trump Addresses Boy Scouts Jamboree in Spirit of Careless Rambling Partisanship

Chris Murphy of CT, who said on Twitter that his stomach was in knots over the president's over-the-top delivery. "I said, 'Who the hell wants to speak about politics when I'm in front of the Boy ...

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President Trump: Transgender people won't be allowed in the military

President Trump: Transgender people won't be allowed in the military

The president wrote on Twitter that such service would cause "disruption" and burden the US with "tremendous medical costs". Trump's pronouncement reverses an Obama administration policy announced p...

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OH executes child rapist, killer Ronald Phillips

OH executes child rapist, killer Ronald Phillips

EDT (1443 GMT), the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said in a statement . Before Phillips, Ohio's last execution was in January 2014 when convicted killer Dennis McGuire was put ...

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Senate Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Paul Manafort

Another source said the subpoena was rescinded because the Senate Judiciary Committee was still negotiating with Manafort on document production and a later appearance. Manafort also met behind cl...

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Live King Cobras Found Hidden In Potato Chip Canisters

Live King Cobras Found Hidden In Potato Chip Canisters

Rodrigo Franco, 34, was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon in Los Angeles on a charge of illegally importing merchandise. United States Customs and Border Protection agents said they in...

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Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy

Jerusalem crisis could have 'catastrophic costs — United Nations envoy

Palestinians viewed the security measures as Israel asserting further control over the site and deadly clashes erupted during protests. This reportedly refers to sophisticated cameras. Israel will pa...

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New York City's transit agency unveils $836M subway plan

New York City's transit agency unveils $836M subway plan

The first phase involves signal and track maintenance, auto reliability, system safety and cleanliness, customer communications and a Critical Management Group. And the MTA will expedite plans to fix...

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Cheers, whoops for McCain's return, then impassioned speech

Cheers, whoops for McCain's return, then impassioned speech

It was an emotional moment as he entered the chamber where he has served since 1987. In the case of political personality Meghan McCain - the 32-year-old daughter of Sen. "He's tough as a boot", s...

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Taliban attack kills 26 soldiers in Afghanistan

Taliban attack kills 26 soldiers in Afghanistan

In January previous year, seven employees of popular TV channel Tolo, which is often critical of the insurgents, were killed in a Taliban suicide bombing in Kabul in what the militant group said was...

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