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McAdoo on Giants pursuing Peterson: 'Never say never'

The New York Giants could use a running back. Adrian Peterson could use a new team. Is there a marriage in the works? "Never say never," Giants coach Ben McAdoo said Tuesday at the Annual League Meeting in Phoenix, according to Pro Football Talk. "He's a guy who's a very talented player, and he has a chip on his shoulder," McAdoo said. "And if he can stay healthy, he has a lot to offer.". That doesn't mean the Giants are about to pursue the ... Full story

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest man in the world (AMZN) | 03/29/17

Chip Somodevilla/Getty. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest man in the world after overtaking Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Amazon's stock price has rocketed 50% in the past 12 months, adding to the net-worth of its largest shareholder, founder Jeff Bezos. The Amazon founder is now worth $75.6 billion, according to Bloomberg, surpassing Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet ($75.5 ... Full story

Multiple fatalities in church van-truck crash

TEXAS TROOPER: MULTIPLE FATALITIES IN CHURCH VAN-TRUCK CRASH. UVALDE, Texas (AP) — A Texas state trooper says there are multiple fatalities in a head-on crash between a church van and a pickup truck in southwestern Texas. Sgt. Conrad Hein of the Texas Department of Public Safety reports the van was carrying 14 people when it collided with the truck, which only had the driver inside. Hein did not know the exact number of deaths. The crash ... Full story

At least 12 dead, 3 hurt in church bus crash

KENS-TV, San Antonio. CONNECT LINKEDIN EMAIL MORE. UVALDE COUNTY, Texas — A church bus carrying members back from an annual spring retreat collided with a pickup Wednesday, killing at least 12 people and injuring three others, authorities said. Sgt. Conrad Hein of the Texas Department of Public Safety said the injured were taken to hospitals after the head-on collision that happened around 12:30 p.m. CT Wednesday on U.S. 83 outside Garner State ... Full story

Cristiano Ronaldo's New Bronze Bust Is Turning Heads

Look upon the bust of Ronaldo and quake, for its unending gaze stareth into thy soul. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the world's most recognizable people. An international soccer superstar, blessed with good looks and a golden foot, Ronaldo indisputably stands as one of the greatest to take the pitch. He's so beloved, in fact, that he just got an international airport named after him in his native Madeira Islands in Portugal — plus a bust ... Full story

An Indonesian man disappeared. Villagers found his body inside a 23-foot-long python.

Villagers in Indonesia sliced open a massive python carcass and discovered a man's body. Editor's note: This video contains graphic content. (AP). The gruesome discovery unfolded inch by inch, as the villagers on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi gathered around a misshapen python and began to slice it open. First appeared the bottom of one boot. Then a pair of legs. In a widely shared nearly six-minute video published online by the Tribun ... Full story

Paris police clash with anti-brutality protesters for 3rd night (WATCH LIVE)

Hundreds of protesters have gathered in front of police station in Paris for the 3rd consecutive night to vent their anger over the killing of a middle-aged Chinese man over the weekend. Tensions quickly escalated into clashes with police again firing tear gas in an attempt to disperse the angry crowd. RT’s correspondent at the scene, Charlotte Dubenskij, reports that police already used tear gas to break pockets of protesters as the crowd ... Full story

Is this the most dangerous backwater in the world? News

Image caption Vessels have had to be escorted by armed coast guard officials in the Philippines. Across the world there has been a decline in piracy and sea robbery, but one precarious expanse of ocean waters in South East Asia is bucking that trend, as maritime defence expert Swee Lean Collin Koh explains. There was a time when news of pirates and kidnap-for-ransom dramas in the waters off Somalia dominated global news headlines. In 2011, at ... Full story

How Canadians paved the way for the U.S. women's hockey deal

It seems there is peace between the U.S. women's hockey team and its federation. The deal reached Tuesday between the players and USA Hockey has averted a boycott of the upcoming world championships that nobody wanted. This battle over wages, equity and respect has spawned a loud debate, with many prominent voices weighing in, mostly supportive of the team's demands. For ​Thérè​se Brisson, the issues being fought over south of the border were ... Full story

Yoenis Cespedes' Brother Yoelquis on Being Bigger MLB Star: 'That's My Dream'

The best thing you can say about Yoelquis Cespedes is you'd notice him even if you didn't know his last name. The ball jumps off his bat, and there's real speed in his legs. The more people are watching, the more he seems to shine. "Yes, that's probably innate in the genes," Cuba manager Carlos Marti said, a couple of days after Cespedes had three hits against Japan at a sold-out Tokyo Dome during the 2017 World Baseball Classic. There's a ... Full story

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