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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski confirms report he was nearly traded to Lions until he squashed the deal

3 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Rob Gronkowski confirmed a report yesterday, that stated he was almost traded to the Detroit Lions, but the deal never happened because he threatened to retire. Following the...
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China to issue white paper on U.S. trade frictions: Xinhua

5 minutes ago   |   Reuters

China's state council will publish a white paper on the ongoing bilateral trade frictions with the United States, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.
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Side effect of trafficking law: More street prostitution?

13 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - Recent crackdowns targeting the sex-for-hire industry have reduced the number of commercial ads on the internet and helped fight online trafficking. But activists...
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News Analysis: Constrained From Fighting, Trump Is Left a Spectator With Kavanaugh in Peril

15 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A confirmation effort that was once seen as an island of functionality in a chaotic White House has become the latest messy episode in a presidency full of them.
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The Latest: Committee to look into second woman's accusation

15 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago : 11:40 p.m. Senate Judiciary...
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Asian shares wobble as China cancels trade talks with U.S.; oil rallies

19 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Asia shares stumbled in holiday-thinned trading on Monday as China ramped up trade tensions by cancelling upcoming tariff talks with the United States, while oil prices jumped...
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Mandela: A life of soaring symbolism, now harnessed by UN

19 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela's South African journey from anti-apartheid leader to prisoner to president to global statesman - the “Long Walk to Freedom” of his autobiography...
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Cahill-Yeaton for state representative

23 minutes ago   |   Union Leader

To the Editor: Miriam Cahill-Yeaton is running for state representative of Merrimack District 21 EpsomPittsfield. I have known Miriam for several years and find her resume to...
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Democrats see chance to knock out sole Republican senator in Brooklyn

Democrats see chance to knock out sole Republican senator in Brooklyn

23 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Democrats believe they have the rare opportunity to knock out the sole Republican elected official left in Brooklyn - popular eight-term incumbent state Sen. Marty Golden. Such...
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Jason Van Dyke Trial: Defense to present case starting Monday

37 minutes ago   |   ABC

Jason Van Dyke's murder trial is set to continue on Monday with the defense presenting its case.
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Tour Championship: Tiger Woods earns first win since 2013; Justin Rose...

Tour Championship: Tiger Woods earns first win since 2013; Justin Rose claims FedEx Cup

Tiger Woods earned his 80th career win, but it was his first one in more than five years. Read more ...

​Tiger Woods delivers, winning PGA Tour's Tour Championship

​Tiger Woods delivers, winning PGA Tour's Tour Championship

Tiger Woods soared to victory Sunday in Georgia, winning the Tour Championship. Read more ...

As waters rise, thousands could be forced to evacuate a week after Florence

As waters rise, thousands could be forced to evacuate a week after Florence

More than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall, thousands of coastal residents were told Sunday that they may need to leave their homes because of still-rising rivers. Read more ...

Patriots WR Josh Gordon inactive for Sunday Night Football vs. Lions

Patriots WR Josh Gordon inactive for Sunday Night Football vs. Lions

After acquiring the wide receiver in a trade last week, the Patriots list Gordon as inactive for their Sunday night showdown in Detroit. Read more ...

Democrats are reportedly investigating a new allegation of sexual misconduct...

Democrats are reportedly investigating a new allegation of sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh

Senate Democrats are looking into a new allegation of sexual misconduct by Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, according to The New Yorker... Read more ...

NFL defends roughing the passer penalty called on Clay Matthews

NFL defends roughing the passer penalty called on Clay Matthews

Matthews was flagged for the third straight week after taking down Redskins quarterback Alex Smith. Read more ...

Patriots' Josh Gordon inactive against Lions, delaying debut

Patriots' Josh Gordon inactive against Lions, delaying debut

DETROIT - New England wide receiver Josh Gordon is inactive against the Detroit Lions on Sunday night, delaying his debut with the Patriots. Read more ...

'It doesn't look good': 49ers fear Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a season-ending...

'It doesn't look good': 49ers fear Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a season-ending knee injury

The San Francisco 49ers fear that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo tore his ACL. The injury came on Sunday after Garoppolo was hit on the sideline while scrambling. Garoppolo has an... Read more ...

Tour Championship: Tiger Woods' win draws praise from sports stars

Tour Championship: Tiger Woods' win draws praise from sports stars

NBA legends Magic Johnson and Julius Erving were among the athletes to congratulate Woods on his first PGA victory in five years. Read more ...

Packers coach Mike McCarthy freaks out at referees after Clay Matthews...

Packers coach Mike McCarthy freaks out at referees after Clay Matthews called for another questionable roughing-the-passer penalty

Clay Matthews was flagged for roughing the passer on a questionable call for the third straight week. Packers head coach Mike McCarthy was livid with the call and could be seen... Read more ...