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Ensan pockets $10M with pocket kings at WSOP

8 minutes ago   |   ESPN   |   2 articles

Hossein Ensan defeated Dario Sammartino heads up to clinch the 2019 World Series of Poker main event title and the $10 million first-place prize.
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WSOP 2019: Hossein Ensan Wins Final Table, $10 Million Prize Money

42 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

Hossein Ensan outlasted 8,568 competitors to win the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event in the early hours of Wednesday morning in Las Vegas...
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The Racist History of Tipping

The Racist History of Tipping

52 minutes ago   |   Politico

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives will have a chance to end a pernicious legacy of slavery. They will vote on the Raise the Wage Act, which would boost the minimum...
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How the Democratic Netroots Died

How the Democratic Netroots Died

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Twelve years ago, progressive political bloggers were so influential that nearly every 2008 Democratic presidential candidate attended the Yearly Kos convention-a gathering of...
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Venus Williams to play San Jose for second straight year

Venus Williams to play San Jose for second straight year

5 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Venus Williams has committed to play in San Jose later this month, her second straight appearance in the event.
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A summer of freebies for foodies & more

A summer of freebies for foodies & more

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Summer always goes by too quickly in New England. Take full advantage of the nice weather with a little help from these local freebies and events in the city over the next few...
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Kyle Schwarber gets his 1st walk-off RBI in a Cubs' win over the Reds

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - On this night, there was a lot of focus on the beginning and the end. After all, the Cubs were honoring their famous and, in some ways, infamous 1969 team. Wearing...
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Meet the 'Wawa Cronies' from Clifton Heights

6 hours ago   |   ABC

At the Wawa convenience store in Clifton Heights, a group of men hang around in lawn chairs next to the trash cans talking about anything and everything.
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WSOP 2019: Main Event down to final two players - LIVE BLOG

6 hours ago   |   Review Journal   |   2 articles

Hossein Ensan and Dario Sammartino are locked in a heads-up duel to decide the winner of the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold'em World Championship after Alex Livingston was...
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Best Amazon Prime Day 2019 Canada Deals: Tech, Home & More

6 hours ago   |   iMore

Amazon Prime Day is underway, and the savings are flowing in all directions. There's so many products on sale during this 48-hour event that it's a bit hard to keep up on. We...
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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens - a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment - has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican... Read more ...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at congresswomen of color

The Democratic-led House has voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries of origin. Read more ...

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Police said the cars were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 - a small fraction of the price of the real thing. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Authorities called the situation a “tragic accident.” Read more ...

A federal court just drove a final stake in Trump's effort to rig the census

A federal court just drove a final stake in Trump's effort to rig the census

Judge Jesse Furman, the federal judge who originally blocked a Trump administration's effort to discourage immigrants from participating in the 2020 census last January, handed... Read more ...

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

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Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail, prosecutors call him 'extreme danger to...

Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail, prosecutors call him 'extreme danger to minor girls'

A judge ruled Tuesday that R&B singer R. Kelly be held without bond on federal charges that he and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity... Read more ...

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

Garner's words “I can't breathe” became a rallying cry for police reform activists, coming amid a stretch of other deaths of black men at the hands of white officers. Read more ...

Chance The Snapper Is Snared: Alligator Caught After A Wild Week In Chicago Park

Chance The Snapper Is Snared: Alligator Caught After A Wild Week In Chicago Park

It took some 36 hours of looking in Humboldt Park's lagoon, but a Florida alligator specialist finally brought in an animal that had become something of a celebrity in Chicago. Read more ...

Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on...

Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a boat owned by JPMorgan

We spoke to the author of "Narconomics" and other experts about the estimated $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a ship owned by JPMorgan. They said the drugs are probably... Read more ...