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December 21, 2018 12:56 AM Browns OL coach Bob Wylie breaks ankle at practice, iffy for Sunday

BEREA, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns offensive line coach Bob Wylie broke his ankle in practice on Thursday. Wylie, who earned a bit of a cult following for his appearances on "Hard Knocks" during the preseason, had surgery Thursday evening. He is questionable, at best, for Sunday's home game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Wylie's appearances on "Hard Knocks" 92

December 20, 2018 9:14 PM Jutanugarn, Lee to renew rivalry in Australia

The 2019 LPGA season promises early excitement with world No. 1 Ariya Jutanugarn and rival Minjee Lee set to clash at the Women’s Australian Open championship from Feb. 14-17. Both players confirmed entry in the tournament at The Grange Golf Club in Adelaide, the Australian Golf Digest reported Thursday. Thailand’s Jutanugarn, 23, was the LPGA Tour Rolex 98

December 20, 2018 9:09 PM U.S. judge rejects claim lawyer arranged contact between 'El Chapo,' wife

(Reuters) - The judge presiding over the U.S. trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on Thursday rejected an accusation by prosecutors that one of Guzman’s lawyers had facilitated unauthorized contact between the accused Mexican drug lord and his wife, Emma Coronel. Prosecutors made the claim in a filing late last month after a court security officer saw Coronel 76

December 20, 2018 4:39 PM Astros reliever Joe Smith has Achilles surgery

Houston Astros reliever Joe Smith will miss six to eight months after undergoing surgery for a ruptured left Achilles tendon, general manager Jeff Luhnow announced Thursday. Smith, 34, was injured during a workout last week, and the Astros said the surgery was performed Tuesday. Smith is entering the final season of a two-year, $15 million contract he signed 92

December 19, 2018 11:16 PM Ireland unveils 'stark' contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland on Wednesday disclosed its first major set of contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal, including possible emergency measures to avoid any shortages of medicines and food. Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney described the plans as “stark”, but said his government was not yet making 87

December 19, 2018 3:56 PM Sorry, Bruce Willis: 'Die Hard' really is a Christmas movie now

During his final monologue at 'The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis,' Bruce Willis surprised fans by giving the final answer in the debate on whether the 1988 classic 'Die Hard' is a Christmas movie. Welcome to the party, pal: The makers of "Die Hard" are finally embracing its role in the Christmas movie canon. The Bruce Willis action classic has a new trailer 117

December 19, 2018 12:40 AM Arizona man gets 12 years in prison for helping student join ISIS in Syria

In this undated photo provided by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Samy el-Goarany poses for a photo with a weapon and the ISIS flag. (U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern Distirct of New York via AP) (U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York via AP) NEW YORK – An Arizona man convicted of helping 101

December 18, 2018 9:00 PM Daniel Descalso, Cubs agree to $5M, 2-year contract

CHICAGO -- Infielder Daniel Descalso and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a two-year contract that includes a club option for 2021. The deal, according to reports, is for $5 million. Descalso gets $1.5 million next year and $2.5 million in 2020. Chicago has a $3.5 million option for 2021 with a $1 million buyout. He can also earn $250,000 annually in performance 83

December 18, 2018 1:04 PM Town council trashes illegal garbage truck

A garbage truck got trashed by a town council in England after it was spotted being used to illegally toss rubbish on the road. Fly-tipping, as it’s called, is an ongoing issue in the London borough of Bromley, where costs for clean-up are over $300,000 annually, so the authorities have hired private eyes who used close circuit cameras to catch culprits 106

December 18, 2018 10:49 AM Don't blame migrants for everything, Pope tells politicians

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Tuesday condemned nationalist leaders who blame migrants for their countries’ problems and themselves fostered mistrust in society by pursuing dishonest gain and xenophobic and racist policies. The 82-year-old pope, who has made defense of migrants a plank of his papacy, made the comments in his message for the Catholic 94