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Father of NBA player Richard Jefferson slain in California drive-by shooting

NBA player Richard Jefferson, right, battles for the ball while playing for the Dallas Mavericks in January 2015.  (Associated Press) The father of veteran NBA player Richard Jefferson was shot and killed this week in a drive-by shooting in Southern California, authorities said. Richard Allen Jefferson, 65, was fatally shot just before 7 p.m. Wednesday in Compton, a city south ...

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'Selfie awareness' has millennials turning to double chin removal procedures

“Selfie awareness” has led to an increasing number of people wanting to look better in pictures.  (iStock) In the age of social media, people are more image-conscious than ever before. From Snapchat filters and editing apps to the perfect lighting and ideal angle, there are dozens of tricks people deploy to look their best in photos. This “selfie awareness” has ...

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Entertainers who have joked about harming Trump

Many Hollywood stars have been vocal about their dislike for President Donald Trump. But a few of them have taken things too far by threatening to harm the president. 1. Johnny Depp Johnny Depp compared himself to John Wilkes Booth and joked about assassinating President Trump during an event in Glastonbury June 22. “When was the last time an actor ...

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Iran allows Al Qaeda operation within its borders, says report

Iran continues to wreak havoc in the Middle East by allowing Al Qaeda to maintain a “facilitation base” within the Islamic Republic’s borders, according to the U.S State Department’s annual Country Reports on Terrorism. The report, released this week, reinforces assessments published in years past that not only does Iran enable Al Qaeda to conduct global operations from within its ...

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Nationals kick off final homestand of season vs. Mets

WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals begin their final homestand of the season Thursday night when they host the New York Mets. They’ll play seven games over seven days against the Mets and Marlins, but the stakes are much lower than in previous years. They won’t be clinching a playoff berth or setting a rotation or auditioning players for a post-season ...

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Ancient Egypt mystery: Identity of well-preserved Egyptian mummy remains unknown

This well-preserved mummy, wrapped in linen bandages, was found inside a sandstone sarcophagus in a 2,500-year-old tomb at Aswan, in southern Egypt. The identity of the mummy is unclear. Credit: Photo courtesy of the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities Archaeologists have discovered several ancient Egyptian mummies — including the remains of a remarkably well-preserved individual — in a tomb along the ...

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Keep potatoes from turning brown with this trick

Keep potatoes from turning brown with this easy trick.  (iStock) When preparing a meal for guests, there are so many ingredients to chop, proteins to marinate, and sides to prep, you’ll want to make sure all that hard work pays off. The last thing you need is a side dish full of gray potato salad or a muddled brown mash. ...

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