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January 12, 2019 5:36 AM Tennis: Umpiring a 'strange occupation', says Kyrgios

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nick Kyrgios has had more than his fair share of run-ins with umpires over his career and on Saturday the Australian revealed that he thought it “strange” that anyone would want to officiate on a tennis court. The maverick 23-year-old has been forced to pay out tens of thousands of dollars in fines for swearing, making obscene gestures 105

December 13, 2018 9:39 PM MJ on swipe to Monk's head: Done out of 'only love!'

A day after he took a couple of swipes at the head of one of his players, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan on Thursday explained the strange episode as one meant to teach and show endearment. Late in Wednesday night’s home against Detroit, the Hornets’ Jeremy Lamb hit a 22-foot jump shot to give Charlotte a 108-106 lead, leading Malik Monk and Bismack 84

December 7, 2018 11:28 AM CVS customer uses lengthy store receipt as window-blind slat, as seen in viral photo

Andrew Nolan, 27, used a CVS receipt as a replacement window blind, as seen in a tweet that's since gone viral. (Twitter via @andrewnolan2) An Ohio man recently got creative with his lengthy store receipt from CVS, using it as a window-blind slat and tweeting out a photo that went viral this week. Andrew Nolan, 27, of Lakewood, told Fox 8 Cleveland that the receipt 138

November 7, 2018 7:26 PM Excited Spice Girls say reunion tour will feel strange without "Posh"

LONDON (Reuters) - British pop band the Spice Girls joked on Wednesday about their plans for a new album after announcing they would reunite for a UK tour next year but said it would feel strange performing without “Posh Spice” Victoria Beckham. Fashion designer Beckham posted on Instagram on Monday that she wouldn’t join the other four Spice Girls on stage 75

November 7, 2018 9:25 AM 79 kidnapped Cameroon students freed, says church official

Armed separatists kidnapped at least 79 students and three staff members from a Presbyterian school in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon, the governor said Monday. YAOUNDE, Cameroon – The 79 school children kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a school in Cameroon have been released, but two of the three staff members abducted are still 78

October 25, 2018 8:26 PM Mysterious cloud over Mars puzzles onlookers, invites conspiracy theories

Since 13 September 2018, the Visual Monitoring Camera (VMC) on board ESA’s Mars Express has been observing the evolution of a curious cloud formation that appears regularly in the vicinity of the 20 km-high Arsia Mons volcano, close to the planet’s equator. (Credit: ESA/GCP/UPV/EHU Bilbao, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO) Although Mars' atmosphere is comprised of vastly 91

October 14, 2018 10:00 AM Strange symptoms that can signal a serious disease

So often your lumps, bumps, rashes, and red spots are harmless. Occasionally, they’re a sign of something far more serious. Here’s how to tell the difference. A rash-like discoloration called acanthosis nigricans “almost looks like dirt but has a velvety feel,” says Todd Sontag, DO, a family medicine specialist with Orlando Health Physician Associates 727

October 12, 2018 3:28 PM Inside the intense, sometimes quirky chess rivalry between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana

ST. LOUIS -- Three hours into the most intense match of the 2018 Sinquefield Cup between chess world champion Magnus Carlsen and world No. 2 Fabiano Caruana, something strange happened. Carlsen, who looked as though he was cruising to a victory over the American, put on his jacket, glared at the board and then his opponent, and walked to the confession 48

October 3, 2018 2:00 PM Atom smasher detects hints of new unstable particle

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world's largest atom smasher, just discovered at least two previously unknown particles. Each type of baryon has a different mix of quarks. Protons, for example, are baryons and consist of two up quarks and one down quark apiece, according to the statement. The two newly discovered particles are classified as bottom 82

September 5, 2018 1:41 PM Elon Musk in new rant at Thai cave rescuer

Elon Musk has again attacked a British diver he has previously accused without evidence of being a child abuser. In an email to a reporter, Mr Musk said Vernon Unsworth - who assisted with the rescue of 12 Thai teenagers from a flooded cave - was a "child rapist". Mr Musk had earlier apologised for calling Mr Unsworth a "pedo". The pair first clashed 93