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November 10, 2018 9:54 AM Melbourne police see Islamic State 'inspiration' behind stabbings

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian man who set fire to a truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of Melbourne and stabbed one person to death was inspired by Islamic State but did not have direct links with the group, police said on Saturday. Police identified the man responsible for Friday’s attack as Somali-born Hassan Khalif Shire Ali, 30, and said he was radicalized 115

November 9, 2018 4:20 PM The NBA wraps up the City series rollout

After a flurry of unveilings, NBA teams have finished rolling out this season's City Edition uniforms. Twenty-nine of the league's 30 teams have new City designs (the Jazz are sticking with last season's design), and they'll start appearing on the court on Friday night. This is essentially a color-shifted version of the Cavs' mid-'90s road uniform -- one of the worst 92

November 8, 2018 6:13 PM Chicago diner serving 'Elf'-inspired Spaghetti Sundae dish

A Chicago eatery is hoping you'll start the holiday season with this Spaghetti Sunday inspired by the movie "Elf." (Virgin Hotel Chicago) If you’re looking to stick to the four main food groups this holiday season — i.e., candy, candy canes, candy corn and syrup — this wacky dish is for you. Miss Ricky’s Diner at the Virgin Hotel Chicago is serving up a special 121

November 5, 2018 3:58 PM The Essential NOW That's What I Call Christmas Various Artists

After 3 severely-overpriced, half-stale Christmas compilation albums, it looks like they finally made a good one with a good price. For just $10 you get 25 really great Christmas tracks. Songs here include legendary tracks such as "Happy Xmas", "Blue Christmas", "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree", and "Baby, It's Cold Outside". Also included are some newer 100

November 5, 2018 3:28 PM 5 become 4: the Spice Girls reunite, minus 'Posh' Victoria Beckham

LONDON (Reuters) - British pop band the Spice Girls said on Monday they would reunite for a British tour next June although there was no mention of whether Victoria Beckham would take part. “Breaking Spice news,” the band said on Twitter. “Tickets on sale Saturday 10.30am.” Formed in 1994, the group racked up album sales in the tens of millions with hits including 96

October 31, 2018 10:06 AM Tottenham 'anxious' for the new stadium to be complete

Lucas Moura has told ESPN FC that Tottenham players are anxious to get into their new stadium following more delays that could mean they don't play there until January. Spurs' new home on the site of their former ground was originally due to open on Sept. 15 and had been previously announced to open in time for Christmas. One section of the stadium 88

October 29, 2018 3:27 PM Jimmie Johnson signs two-year sponsorship deal with Ally Financial

Jimmie Johnson, center, poses with owner Rick Hendrick, left, and Ally Financial CEO Jeffery Brown, right. (AP) Jimmie Johnson had a rough 2018 season, missing out on the NASCAR playoffs and losing longtime sponsor Lowe’s for next year, but he’s found a literal ally to help him get back on track. Ally Financial announced on Sunday that it signed a two-season 147

October 22, 2018 10:57 PM Raiders put RB Marshawn Lynch (groin) on injured reserve

The Oakland Raiders announced Monday that they have placed running back Marshawn Lynch on injured reserve with a groin injury. He would be eligible to return for the Christmas Eve game against Denver in Week 16. Lynch suffered the injury during the Raiders' Week 6 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in London. He was trying to pull his right leg out of the grasp 58

October 5, 2018 11:52 AM No sign of terrorism as man drives car into Berlin cafe: German police

BERLIN (Reuters) - A man drove a car into a cafe in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin, injuring several people but there are no indications that the incident is terrorism-related, German police said on Friday. “According to the initial findings of our colleagues on the scene, the driver had health problems,” Berlin police said on Twitter, giving 52

September 27, 2018 5:50 PM Mac and cheese candy canes cause social media frenzy: 'Is Santa mad at us?'

This Christmas, you may find something “cheesy” in your stocking: macaroni and cheese-flavored candy canes. Archie McPhee, a Seattle-based novelty retailer, said a 6-piece box of the treat will set you back $5.95. The treats “are a particular favorite of picky eaters” and “taste like your childhood favorite — mac and cheese,” the company added 121