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January 14, 2019 9:45 PM Kyler Murray enters name in NFL draft, but A's can still negotiate with Heisman Trophy winner

The Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner has given himself the option to choose the NFL over Major League Baseball, for which he has a contract with the Oakland Athletics that includes a $4.66 million signing bonus. A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Murray actually submitted the paperwork Friday. The A's, who selected 186

January 14, 2019 5:04 PM France to cull wild boar at Belgium border in swine fever alert

PARIS (Reuters) - France will cull all wild boar in a zone along the Belgian border to try and avoid an outbreak of a deadly swine disease after new cases were discovered nearby in Belgium, the French agriculture ministry said on Monday. France has been on alert for African swine fever since the virus was confirmed in September among wild boar in Belgium 223

January 13, 2019 3:47 AM Experts picks: Novak Djokovic a unanimous choice, Serena Williams a slight favorite

MELBOURNE, Australia -- As the players took their turn addressing the media over the past few days at Melbourne Park, one common theme came to light: They're ready. They're pumped. They're feeling good. Bring on the Aussie Open! OK, perhaps the news of Andy Murray was a bit of a downer, but even he was out at Rod Laver Arena on Saturday cracking some groundstrokes 163

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 180

January 10, 2019 2:23 PM Anti-doping officials start work on copying lab data from Russia: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Officials from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have begun working with Russian experts on the process of obtaining data from Moscow’s former anti-doping laboratory, Pavel Kolobkov, Russia’s sports minister, said on Thursday, RIA reported. Russia had been due to hand over the data to WADA by the end of 2018 in order for RUSADA 162

January 5, 2019 11:17 PM Japanese prosecutors want Ghosn to sign confession, says son: paper

PARIS (Reuters) - Japanese prosecutors want Carlos Ghosn, the detained auto executive who oversaw an alliance that sold 10 million vehicles a year, to confess to financial misconduct, his son told France’s weekly Journal du Dimanche (JDD). Ghosn has been held in a Tokyo detention center since his Nov. 19 arrest on allegations of under-reporting his income 125

December 28, 2018 2:30 PM Woodstock Site to Mark 50th Anniversary by Holding a 3-Day Music Festival

(BETHEL, N.Y.) — A three-day music festival will be held in August 2019 at the original Woodstock concert site to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic event. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a concert venue built on the original Woodstock site, announced Thursday that it will host the golden anniversary event Aug. 16-18. The center says performers 162

December 20, 2018 3:29 AM Liberal Rep. Barbara Lee in rare agreement with Trump over Syria troop withdrawal

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., was in rare agreement with President Trump on Wednesday after he announced his decision to pull U.S. troops from Syria. Lee, who recently lost her bid for House Speaker to fellow Rep. Nancy Pelosi, also a California Democrat, told Fox News that she's "long called for a troop withdrawal on Syria" because Congress "has not authorized" 254

December 18, 2018 9:16 AM Kremlin rejects new U.S. reports alleging Russian election meddling

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin on Tuesday rejected two new U.S. reports alleging Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, saying they lacked detail and failed to explain how the Russian government was allegedly involved. Reports by private experts released on Monday by U.S. senators from both parties alleged that Moscow’s election meddling 198

December 6, 2018 9:59 PM South Carolina fisherman hooks 17-foot great white shark: It was a 'monster'

Chip Michalove estimated the great white shark was 17-feet in length. He hooked it initially, but the shark got away. (Chip Michalove/ Outcast Sport Fishing) As a charter fisherman who assists shark experts with their research by hooking and tagging great whites, South Carolinian Chip Michalove has come across a number of impressively-sized sharks throughout 173