Month: October 2018

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — NATO on Tuesday began the main phase of its largest military exercises since the end of the Cold War in a display of force meant to underline the alliance’s ability to deter Russia. The Trident Juncture exercise taking place across Norway and parts of Sweden and Finland involves 50,000 troops and 10,000 […]

iStock/Thinkstock(VENICE, Italy) — Fierce storms moving through Italy are forcing schools and popular tourist sites to close and leaving fatalities in its wake. Strong winds at reported speeds of up to 110 mph and tornadoes tearing through western Italy left one person dead and injured 10 others, BBC reports. Landslides and fallen trees have also […]

Dominic Lipinski – Pool/Getty Images(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) — Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were given a present for their first child on Day 15 of their royal tour Down Under. The present was a pair of tiny green rain boots. Meghan is in her second trimester. Harry and Meghan also threw in a unique competition […]

Missing Children Society of Canada(TORONTO) — More than 30 years ago, Lyneth Mann-Lewis’ 21-month-old son vanished after visiting his father. And just a few days ago, authorities told her they’d found him. “The words ‘Your son is alive, we’ve found him’ — that is breathtaking,” Mann-Lewis told reporters in Toronto on Monday. “I said, ‘Oh […]

iStock/Thinkstock(STAVANGER, Norway) — He’s not a Viking or a hipster. Lasse Løkken Matberg is a lieutenant in the Royal Norwegian Navy who simply stands out among NATO’s social media posts promoting an ongoing military exercise. Lasse was featured in a NATO video last week introducing Trident Juncture, NATO’s largest military exercise since 2002, with a […]

Gabriel Christus / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Olympian Shaun White is owning up to a really “insensitive” choice he made for a recent Halloween costume. The famed X-Games star, 32, dressed up as Simple Jack, played by Ben Stiller in the movie Tropic Thunder, over the weekend. The fictional character has a mental disability. “I […]

Pittsburgh Penguins(PITTSBURGH) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have found a special way to honor the victims and families impacted by the shooting Saturday morning at Tree of Life synagogue. Penguins players will wear special “Stronger Than Hate” patches on their jerseys when they hit the ice Tuesday night against the New York Islanders at PPG Paints […]

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(CHICAGO) — Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson set an NBA record Monday night for 3-pointers in a game. The shooting guard knocked down 14 3-pointers during the game against the Chicago Bulls, breaking the record of 13 3-pointers previously held by his teammate, point guard Stephen Curry. Thompson went on to […]

Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe via Getty Images(BOSTON) — The Boston Red Sox are back home after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games to become the World Series champions. The team arrived at Fenway Park, along with their championship trophy, Monday night, and were greeted by fans and camera crews, ESPN reports. […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:    NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Final  Philadelphia  113  Atlanta       92 Final  Portland      103  Indiana       93 Final  Sacramento    123  Miami        113 Final  N-Y Knicks    115  Brooklyn      96 Final  Golden State  149  Chicago      124 Final  Milwaukee     124  Toronto      109 Final  Minnesota     124  L.A. Lakers  120 Final OT  San Antonio   113  Dallas       108 Final  Denver        116  New […]

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