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December 24, 2018 7:05 AM League won't take action against LeBron James after 'Jewish money' post

After talking with Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, the NBA will take no action in the aftermath of his social media post of a song lyric that referenced "Jewish money," a league source told ESPN on Monday. The league office accepted his explanation that he made a mistake, a source said. James had been quoting the song "ASMR" by the performer 21 Savage 59

December 23, 2018 7:12 AM Indonesia pop band Seventeen's members dead or missing after tsunami slams stage during performance

An Indonesian pop band lost its bass player and road manager after a tsunami struck the beach where the band was performing Saturday night, according to reports. In a news release, the band named Seventeen confirmed the deaths of bassist M. Awal Purbani, also known as Bani, and road manager Oki Wijaya, the Jakarta Post reported. Four others associated 111

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" 94

December 20, 2018 7:08 PM Bakers upset with missing tips on Hershey's Kisses candy

HERSHEY, Pa. – Bakers are complaining that something is amiss with Hershey's Kisses. The chocolate candy's trademark tips have been mysteriously missing from batches around the country. Bakers have taken to social media to complain that the lopped-off tops are ruining the look of their holiday treats. Without their points, the chocolate candies are left with flat tops. The Hershey 126

December 20, 2018 6:15 PM Monterey Bay Aquarium apologizes for ‘fat-shaming’ otter, calling her 'thicc' on Twitter

Monterey Bay Aquarium in California has been slammed online because of a tweet fat-shaming Abby, one of its otters. On Tuesday, the California aquarium sent out a tweet referencing the overweight otter’s physique. However, the aquarium was quickly inundated with criticism – particularly over its choice of slang, which has been called out as being AAVE (African 152

December 20, 2018 4:21 PM Defying prejudice, Egyptian woman racks up global bodybuilding awards

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian female bodybuilder Dina Abdel Maksoud has had to overcome prejudice as well as fellow competitors to become a champion. In a country where bodybuilding is widely viewed as the province of men, the 21-year-old has spent eight years pumping iron and defying social norms. She spends on average two hours at the gym each day, but double 106

December 19, 2018 7:05 PM No One is More Excited for Game of Thrones to Return Than T-Pain

Winter is coming and so is the imminent return of the Game of Thrones final season, much to the glee of its many faithful fans, including rapper T-Pain, who’s known for his avid live-tweets of the episodes. While HBO is keeping new episodes of season 8 under wraps, they tapped T-Pain and three other famous super fans (Jimmy Kimmel, Kristin Chenoweth 124

December 19, 2018 4:57 PM Facebook's lead EU regulator 'assessing' NYT report on data sharing

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Facebook’s (FB.O) lead regulator in the European Union on Wednesday said it was assessing a report in the New York Times that the social network allowed some tech companies far greater access to data than it had disclosed. “We are aware of the media reports and we are currently assessing what next steps, if any, are required,” said a spokesman 162

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 155

December 18, 2018 2:33 AM Barcelona's Rafinha ordered by court to wear Adidas or pay fine

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha must honour his contract with Adidas and wear the German company's sportswear or pay a fine of up to €1 million ($1.14m), a Dutch court said on Tuesday. Adidas had sued the 25-year-old Brazilian after Rafinha had started to wear Mizuno shoes in July, contesting the German company's unilateral extension of a sponsorship deal that had finished 81