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Head of Chinese energy agency snared in graft probe

3 days ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

The head of the agency that oversees Chinese government energy planning has been snared in President Xi Jinping's marathon anti-corruption campaign. The ruling Communist...
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Next Year, Half of All Calls to Cell Phones Will Be Scams-And There's Nothing We Can Do

4 days ago   |   Fortune

You're not imagining it: Scammers are increasingly blowing up your phone. First Orion , an Arkansas company that provides caller ID and call blocking services, found that the...
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A Microsoft exec and marathoner holds business meetings while running - and goes just fast enough that her negotiating partners can't talk

A Microsoft exec and marathoner holds business meetings while running - and goes just fast enough that her negotiating partners can't talk

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Microsoft executive Peggy Johnson is an avid runner. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal , Johnson told reporter Jen Murphy that she likes to run with customers, and...
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An Ultramarathoner Breastfed During a 105-Mile Race. That's Not “Gross.” It's Badass!

10 days ago   |   Slate

A few weeks ago, a few thousand people eagerly paid money to run roughly 105 miles through the Alps in France, Italy, and Switzerland, as fast as they could. This ritual, known...
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Serious messages amid Sunday's Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia half marathon

10 days ago   |   ABC

Many runners in Sunday's Rock 'n' Roll half marathon will be running to raise money or awareness for serious causes, including drug addiction.
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8 ways to avoid cramps when running

8 ways to avoid cramps when running

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

When going on a run, it's important to stay hydrated if you want to avoid muscle cramps. Stretching before you run can also help you to avoid cramping. When it comes to...
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Serious messages amid Sunday's Rock'N'Roll half marathon

11 days ago   |   ABC

Many runners in Sunday's Rock'N'Roll half marathon will be running to raise money or awareness for serious causes. Several running to help groups battling drug addiction.
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A woman paused during a 106-mile ultra-marathon to breastfeed her 3-month-old son

A woman paused during a 106-mile ultra-marathon to breastfeed her 3-month-old son

12 days ago   |   Business Insider

Sophie Power recently ran the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, a 106-mile race in the Alps, three months after giving birth to her son. 16 hours into the race, she met her husband...
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9 unexpected health benefits of masturbation

9 unexpected health benefits of masturbation

14 days ago   |   Business Insider

Most people don't like to talk about masturbation. But it's something that, statistically, many of these same people do. According to a 2016 study from sex toy company Tenga...
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Here's what Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said about key issues like abortion during his marathon confirmation hearings

Here's what Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said about key issues like abortion during his marathon confirmation hearings

14 days ago   |   Business Insider

Judge Brett Kavanaugh sat through several days of hearings last week, during which senators on the Judiciary Committee probed his record and positions to determine his fitness...
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A Dolphins player suffered a season-ending injury while trying to follow a...

A Dolphins player suffered a season-ending injury while trying to follow a new rule to protect quarterbacks and now the NFL is under fire again

Miami Dolphins defensive end William Hayes suffered a torn ACL on Sunday while sacking Derek Carr. Hayes landed awkwardly on his leg while trying to follow the NFL's new... Read more ...

Dallas Police fired the officer who shot dead her black neighbor

Dallas Police fired the officer who shot dead her black neighbor

Amber Guyger, the Dallas police officer who shot dead her neighbor earlier this month, has been fired. The Dallas Police Department announced her dismissal in an email to... Read more ...

Tiger Woods' first win in 5 years brings him one step closer to one of the...

Tiger Woods' first win in 5 years brings him one step closer to one of the PGA Tour's most hallowed records

On Sunday afternoon, Tiger Woods won the PGA Tour Championship with an 11-under-par performance. The victory marks his first in a PGA Tour event since Aug. 4, 2013. Woods is... Read more ...

Top 12 waiver-wire pickups for Week 4 in your fantasy football league

Top 12 waiver-wire pickups for Week 4 in your fantasy football league

Through three weeks of the NFL season, most fantasy football players are taking stock of what they have, and what they need to do. Some teams need a win next week or face near... Read more ...

Scrabble just added 300 new words to its dictionary - these are the 21 most...

Scrabble just added 300 new words to its dictionary - these are the 21 most controversial ones you can use to win

The 6th edition of " The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary” was just released by Merriam-Webster and boasts 300 new words. It was last updated in 2014. We've rounded up 21... Read more ...

Tiger Woods says he was trying to hold back tears and play like 'every...

Tiger Woods says he was trying to hold back tears and play like 'every weekend hacker' on the final hole of his first tournament win in 5 years

Tiger Woods won the Tour Championship on Sunday, his first win in five years and the 80th of his career. As Woods approached the final hole with a lead, he said he played like... Read more ...

Rod Rosenstein is reportedly expecting to be fired after reports that he...

Rod Rosenstein is reportedly expecting to be fired after reports that he discussed invoking the 25th Amendment and wearing a wire to record his conversations with Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired Monday, according to multiple reports. Axios reported that he verbally resigned Monday in a conversation with White... Read more ...

Watch Kanye and Saint West throw the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game

Watch Kanye and Saint West throw the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game

Kanye West and son Saint West were in Chicago on Sunday to throw out the first pitch at a Chicago Cubs vs White Sox game. This comes days after Kanye West told a group that he... Read more ...

Avalanche of new Kavanaugh accusers could kill his nomination and even sink...

Avalanche of new Kavanaugh accusers could kill his nomination and even sink his current job

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, had his nomination rocked by additional and graphic accusations of sexual misconduct over the weekend. A New... Read more ...

Moscow to arm Syria with advanced anti-aircraft missiles after a massive air...

Moscow to arm Syria with advanced anti-aircraft missiles after a massive air battle downed a Russian plane

Russia plans to immediately arm the Syria with S-300 anti-aircraft systems in response to the accidental shootdown of a Russian aircraft by Syrian forces during an Israeli... Read more ...