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Novel coronavirus: Death toll tops 1,770 as US passengers on quarantined cruise ship fly home

Patients describe what it's like to contract coronavirus

The novel coronavirus outbreak The novel coronavirus outbreak Authorities watch as the Westerdam cruise ship approaches a port in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, on Thursday, February 13. Despite having no confirmed cases of coronavirus on board, the Westerdam was refused port by four other Asian countries before being allowed to dock in …

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Rob Manfred Addresses Astros Scandal

Rob Manfred Addresses Astros Scandal

In an interview with ESPN’s Karl Ravech and during a press conference at the Braves’ Spring Training camp earlier today, commissioner Rob Manfred discussed a number of topics surrounding the game, but the bulk of attention was directly on the ongoing fallout from the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. Asked by Ravech …

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Manfred Says Astros’ Shame Is Penalty Enough. Opponents Might Disagree.

Manfred Says Astros’ Shame Is Penalty Enough. Opponents Might Disagree.

NORTH PORT, Fla. — Late Sunday afternoon, just as M.L.B. Commissioner Rob Manfred began his annual spring training news conference in Florida, the Chicago Cubs’ Yu Darvish sent a tweet from Arizona. Earlier in the day, Darvish had wondered aloud why the Houston Astros got to keep their 2017 World …

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ITV Cancels ‘Love Island’ Sunday Night After Caroline Flack’s Death

Caroline Flack

The death of Caroline Flack has sent shockwaves across the Love Island world. ITV confirmed it canceled the Sunday night broadcast of the reality show for the second time in a row. Although Flack had stepped down from hosting the program last December after she was charged with assault, she …

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Adam Scott (70) holds off Genesis field for first Tour win since 2016

Adam Scott (70) holds off Genesis field for first Tour win since 2016

It was a wild day on one of the PGA Tour’s most venerable layouts, but in the end it was Adam Scott who had just enough to conquer Riviera. Here’s how things ended up at the Genesis Invitational, where Scott held off a star-studded field to earn his first Tour …

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Is ‘Parasite’ on Netflix? How to Watch the Academy Award-Winning Film in the United States

Netflix app displayed on a smartphone

Massive, historic Academy-award win aside, Parasite is a record-breaking movie for 2019, earning praise from critics and fans alike. However, this movie was originally released in South Korea, later making its way to the United States. Is Parasite on Netflix, Hulu, or other streaming platforms? How can film-buffs watch this …

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US election 2020: Bernie Sanders is in a very weird position

Sanders declares victory and others say their goodbyes

5. Tom Steyer matters!: While the other billionaire in the 2020 race (more on that below) is getting most of the attention these days, it’s Steyer who is in double digits in recent polls in Nevada and South Carolina. Those numbers are largely the result of heavy ad spending by …

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‘Love Island’ to air tribute to Caroline Flack, deceased former host

'Love Island' to air tribute to Caroline Flack, deceased former host

When “Love Island” returns to television on Monday night, it will include a tribute to former host Caroline Flack. Flack died Friday at the age of 40, and her family confirmed the news in a statement on Saturday. “We can confirm that our Caroline passed away today on the 15th …

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Buttigieg to Rush Limbaugh: Don’t give me “lectures on family values”

Buttigieg to Rush Limbaugh: Don’t give me “lectures on family values”

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg responded Sunday to homophobic comments right-wing radio show host Rush Limbaugh made about him last Wednesday by standing firmly by his marriage. Limbaugh, who was feted by President Donald Trump at the 2020 State of the Union address, and was awarded the Presidential Medal …

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Aaron Gordon dunked over the tallest player in the NBA but was robbed by judges of the Slam Dunk Contest

Aaron Gordon dunked over the tallest player in the NBA but was robbed by judges of the Slam Dunk Contest

Aaron Gordon was robbed by the judges of the Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday night. Gordon lost to Derrick Jones Jr. in the final, despite dunking over Tacko Fall in his final attempt of the night. It was the second time in Gordon’s career that he had just missed out …

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