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January 14, 2019 12:10 AM Egg beats out Kylie Jenner for most-liked Instagram photo

Kylie Jenner on Sunday lost the world record of having the most liked photo on Instagram to an egg. The photo, posted online to the account world_record_egg by the "Egg Gang" on Jan. 4, received more than 18 million likes as of Sunday evening — breaking Jenner's record. "Let’s set a world record together and get the most liked post on Instagram," the post read. "Beating 296

January 13, 2019 7:42 AM Illinois state trooper fatally stuck while investigating vehicle crash on interstate

An Illinois state trooper was struck and killed Saturday while investigating a traffic crash, police said. Trooper Christopher Lambert, 34, was traveling home on Interstate 294 near Northbrook -- about 25 miles north of Chicago --when he saw a three-car crash and stopped to investigate, Leo Schmitz, director of Illinois State Police, said during a news conference 142

January 12, 2019 5:25 AM Stephen Curry now stands behind only Ray Allen, Reggie Miller for career 3s

Curry, 30, acknowledged before the game how much his ascension on the list means to him as he passes each name. Once Friday's action ended, he said he took the game ball with him and was hopeful he could get it signed by Reggie Miller and Ray Allen, the only two players currently in front of him on the list. "It's just a special accomplishment," Curry 135

January 11, 2019 8:02 PM South Carolina congressman stopped from entering House floor with 6-pack of beer in hand

Rep. Joe Cunningham, a newly elected Democrat from South Carolina, was barred from walking onto the House floor Friday as he tried to bring a six-pack of beer with him. The banned brewskis, from the Charleston area, were a gift for Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., a co-chair of the large House Small Brewers Caucus, Cunningham said on Twitter. “Making friends 336

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 125

January 10, 2019 8:47 AM Ohio teen shot in head 'horsing around' during game of Russian roulette: police

An Ohio teen was “horsing around” when he was shot in the head while playing Russian roulette, police said. Akron police said the 17-year-old boy was injured around 1 a.m. Saturday inside a home. He was playing the deadly game with another teen boy, 16, and a 20-year-old man when he was shot. “They were horsing around with a handgun,” said Lt. Rick Edwards 130

January 9, 2019 9:49 AM Bulgaria decides to start talks with U.S. on F-16 jet deal

SOFIA (Reuters) - The Bulgarian government has approved a plan to start talks with the United States on buying eight new F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing Soviet-made MiG-29s and improve compliance with NATO standards, the defense minister said on Wednesday. The decision still requires parliament’s approval. The deal for Lockheed Martin’s F-16V Block 126

January 5, 2019 12:14 AM Fearing Congo violence, U.S. deploys small military force to Gabon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday that U.S. military personnel had deployed to Gabon in response to possible violent demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo after a presidential election there. In a letter to congressional leaders, Trump said the first of about 80 military personnel arrived in Gabon on Wednesday 100

January 4, 2019 4:31 PM Deadly snake found in couple’s bedroom air conditioner

File photo: A Sofia city zoo employee shows one-metre long baby tiger python on January 26, 2004. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov) When maths teacher Danny Marcok woke up yesterday, he was surprised to see a tail hanging from his split-system air conditioner. The Melbourne man and his wife “thought it was a rat’s tail sticking out” but Mr Marcok’s wife Denise 103

January 4, 2019 12:48 AM Stephen Curry to auction off 'Moon Landing' shoes for STEM education

"One thousand percent," Curry told ESPN's Nick Friedell of accepting the invite. "One thousand percent. Obviously, I was joking when I was talking on the podcast." While the Golden State Warriors won't visit Texas until March, Curry had a special nod to the government agency in store Thursday night. He wore a NASA-themed pair of his Under Armour Curry 84