WWE TLC ends in violent fashion as women’s triple threat explodes with intensity

The WWE TLC triple threat match between Asuka, Charlotte Flair and Becky Lynch ended in an explosion of violence with the SmackDown women’s title on the line. Japanese star Asuka emerged from the carnage as the new champion after Raw’s title-holder Ronda Rousey had knocked both Flair and Lynch off a ladder in the event’s final moment. The match featured […]

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Pittsburgh sportsbook sees bigger bets on Pats

On Sunday morning, just down the street from Heinz Field, something unexpected was shaping up at the new sportsbook at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh: Significantly more money had been bet on the New England Patriots than the hometown Steelers. That would change in the afternoon. “Around noon, the love of the Steelers started showing up,” Bill Keena, general manager for […]

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Rocky Fielding admits it was tactically wrong to try and trade with Canelo Alvarez in brutal KO loss

A brave Fielding lost his WBA ‘Regular’ super-middleweight world title as Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez stopped the Liverpudlian inside three rounds in New York. Despite Fielding's ability to land the jab and connect with hooks on the inside, Canelo's world class punch combinations and speed nullified any physical advantage his opponent carried. Canelo, 27, rifled his opponents body throughout dropping him […]

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CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews the weekend’s TV

Forget Nat King Cole… Xander is the croon prince of Christmas! CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews the weekend’s TV Best Christmas Ever Rating: With the country divided as never before and neither side willing to concede an inch, Alexander Armstrong put Britain’s most vexed question to a vote: is Fairytale Of New York a great Christmas record or three minutes of raucous […]

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Personal translator device brings us a step closer to Star Trek

While we are not quite in Star Trek’s Universal Translator territory yet, where everyone’s spoken languages are translated and spoken in real time communication, Japanese technology company Logbar has created a voice-to-voice translating device called ili. Speak English into ili ($US199 + shipping to Australia) and it translates and speaks in Japanese, Mandarin, or Spanish. More languages may come later. […]

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Parents hate de Blasio’s racist plans for the city’s top schools

Mayor de Blasio’s plans to racially re-engineer admissions to the city’s top high schools are now getting hit from all sides — and rightly so. One set of concerns surely took the mayor’s minions by surprise, as an audience of mainly black parents raised tough questions about a scheme that would supposedly help their kids. De Blasio and Schools Chancellor […]

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As Sears Closes Hundreds Of Stores, Laying Off Thousands, Bankruptcy Court Approves $25M In Bonuses For Execs

Additionally, Senator Bernie Sanders voiced scorn for the corporate decision that leaves Sears’ regular employees without severance. Sears, Roebuck and Company, collectively known as Sears, received permission from bankruptcy court Friday to reward $25.3 million worth of bonuses to its upper echelon employees, reports CBS News. The mass retailer convinced the court that it needs the funds to give executives […]

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‘Rich kid of Instagram’ heiress admits smuggling python-skin goods

‘Rich kid of Instagram’ heiress, 26, admits smuggling baseball caps and a bag made of endangered python skin into Britain before selling them Heiress and swimwear model Stephanie Scolaro appeared at a London court  The socialite confessed to smuggling python-skin fashion accessories into UK Rich Scolaro, 26, admitted keeping python specimens in her Mayfair boutique  She sold snake-skin baseball caps […]

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