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January 15, 2019 12:10 PM Factbox: Dan Evans v Roger Federer

In his first Grand Slam appearance since serving a 12-month drug ban, Evans battled fellow qualifier Tatsuma Ito to reach the second round. The Briton relies on his sliced backhand to gain an advantage in rallies and he is looking to break into the top 50 for the first time since 2017. But he will be wary of how easily Federer dispatched him at Wimbledon 203

January 10, 2019 9:17 PM When lightning strikes: America’s most struck states revealed

New research reveals the U.S. states that experienced the most lightning strikes in 2018 – Florida and Texas are at the top of the list. The Sunshine State had the highest density of lightning strikes. Florida had the highest average of negative ground-to-cloud flasher per square mile, with 24, according to the study. Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi 140

January 10, 2019 12:18 AM Dustin Ackley returning to Mariners with minor league deal

SEATTLE -- Former No. 2 overall pick Dustin Ackley is returning to the Seattle Mariners on a minor league deal after spending the past two seasons in the minors with the Los Angeles Angels, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced 122

January 8, 2019 3:56 PM Ex-soccer coach Kit Carson killed in car crash on same day of sexual abuse trial

Michael “Kit” Carson, a former youth football coach, died in a car crash Monday on the same day he was slated to stand trial on sexual abuse charges. (Getty Images) Michael “Kit” Carson, a former youth soccer coach, died in a car crash Monday -- the same day he was slated to stand trial on sexual abuse charges. Carson, of the Riverside area of Cambridge 299

January 8, 2019 6:57 AM Ghosn's lawyer: Nissan agreed on transfer of currency contracts

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co had agreed with former chairman Carlos Ghosn to take on his personal foreign exchange contracts, his lawyer said, disputing allegations of financial misconduct. Ghosn has been arrested on allegations including aggravated breach of trust in shifting personal investment losses worth 1.85 billion yen ($17 million) to the carmaker 81

January 8, 2019 12:56 AM Kevin Hart reportedly apologizes for old tweets after Oscars backlash

Kevin Hart reportedly apologized Monday night for the homophobic comments he made years ago that sparked his move to step down as Oscars host. "Once again, Kevin Hart apologizes for his remarks that hurt members of the LGBTQ community. I apologize," Hart said on his Sirius XM radio show, "Straight from the Hart," according to ABC News. The 39-year-old 141

January 7, 2019 1:33 PM South Carolina Chick-fil-As celebrate Clemson in National Championship game with tiger paw-shaped biscuits

Some Chick-fil-A restaurants are selling tiger paw-shaped biscuits ahead of Clemson University's appearance in the College Football Playoff championship game. (Reuters) Ahead of Clemson University’s appearance in the College Football Playoff championship game, Chick-fil-A is getting fans in the spirit with special breakfast biscuits at select South 138

January 4, 2019 9:24 PM Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019

2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory 125

January 4, 2019 2:18 PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson's 'StarTalk' on hiatus amid sexual misconduct allegations, could return pending investigation

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is addressing allegations made by at least 3 women into claims of sexual misconduct. Following recent allegations of sexual misconduct, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s talk show, “StarTalk,” is on a hiatus while the claims are investigated by the National Geographic Channel. The National Geographic channel said Thursday new episodes 128

January 1, 2019 10:50 PM Child slips into rhino pen, touched by animal's snout

(Reuters) - A little girl entered the rhinoceros exhibit at a Florida zoo by slipping between two poles, and at least one of the massive pachyderms touched the child with its snout, officials said on Tuesday. Both the child, a toddler about 2 years old, and her mother were taken to hospitals but it was not immediately clear whether any injuries were related 97