Maxwell, Stoinis and Larkin lift Stars to second

Melbourne Stars 137 for 2 (Maxwell 41*, Larkin 41*) beat Sydney Thunder 135 for 8 (Sams 42, Boland 2-28, Stoinis 2-29) by eight wickets Melbourne Stars’ bowlers settled into the ideal pace on a slow Carrara Oval surface to stifle Sydney Thunder and rise to second on the BBL table. Having struck twice inside the […]

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Inside the Life-and-Death Hunts of a Mysterious Tribe of Hunter-Gatherers

Left photo by Doug Bock Clark. Right photo by by Ardiles Rante / Barcroft Media / Getty Images Doug Bock Clark first heard about the Lamalerans when he was living in Indonesia for two years on a Fulbright Scholarship. The American journalist didn’t actually believe the stories at first because the same people telling him about […]

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I Did the ‘Bird Box’ Challenge While Watching ‘Bird Box’

Left image: selfie via author. Right image: via Netflix I spent my final days of December the best way I knew how: playing Red Dead Redemption 2 until it was late enough to sleep, or my lower back hurt from lying around too much. On Christmas morning, I turned on my mother’s cable and promptly […]

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Unai Emery Says He’s Unsure About Petr Cech’s Arsenal Future | Bleacher Report

Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Arsenal manager Unai Emery is unsure whether veteran goalkeeper Petr Cech has a future at the Emirates Stadium. The former Chelsea man has fallen out of the rotation after a good start to the season, with summer addition Bernd Leno now the starter. Asked if the pending free agent has a future […]

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Real Madrid vs. Real Sociedad: Odds, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info | Bleacher Report

David Aliaga/MB Media/Getty Images Real Madrid go in search of their first La Liga victory of 2019 when they face Real Sociedad at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday. Santiago Solari’s men lost ground in the title race on Thursday, as Los Blancos were held to a 2-2 draw at Villarreal and have fallen seven points […]

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Chaotic selections put Australia’s World Cup at risk

The Australian selection meetings would make a fascinating fly-on-the-wall documentary. They certainly aren’t dull (and this isn’t even about Marnus Labuschagne). For example, here’s a quick recap of the last three ODI squads: England – June 2018: Tim Paine, Aaron Finch, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Travis Head, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Michael Neser, […]

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Netflix’s ‘You’ Makes Stalking Seem Pretty Charming

You’s main characters Beck and Joe. Photo via Netflix This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. Warning: this article contains spoilers about You. If you’ve haven’t yet seen the Netflix show You, you might be forgiven for thinking it’s more of an intense romance than a murderous rampage. “A clever bookstore manager relies on his […]

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Jodhpur, India travel guide and things to do: Nine must-do highlights

Indian woman standing on her terrace in Jodhpur, India’s Blue city. Photo: Alamy THE ONE LANDMARK Jodhpur, the second-biggest city in the captivating Indian state of Rajasthan after Jaipur, is dominated by the immense 15th-century Menrangarh Fort with its nearly 40 metre-high ramparts. Built atop a steep escarpment, the fort offers striking views of the so-called […]

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People Are Pissed About Ellen’s Kevin Hart Endorsement

Less than a month after Ellen DeGeneres told the New York Times she feels restricted by her happy-go-lucky daytime persona, she switched it up big time by advocating for Kevin Hart to host the 2019’s Oscars ceremony during an interview with him on her show. Hart famously walked away from hosting after the Academy asked […]

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Man shot dead by police in Coventry after ‘intelligence-led’ raid | UK news

A man has been shot dead by armed officers in Coventry. Two more men were detained at the scene following an “intelligence-led operation” on Friday night, West Midlands police said. Officers executed a warrant in Burnaby Road at around 6.20pm. “One man was shot and pronounced dead at the scene while two other men were […]

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Update: Armed robberies, Brisbane and Logan

Detectives investigating a series of linked armed robberies across Brisbane and Logan overnight have released CCTV footage as they continue to search for those involved. Around 10:20pm a 28-year-old man was threatened by three people while arriving home in his white 2007 Toyota Corolla with Queensland registration 881LZP at Wardle Street in Mount Gravatt East. […]

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Terence Nance Is Conquering Hollywood with the Power of His People

It seems like Terence Nance does everything in a communal style. So, I shouldn’t have been surprised earlier this fall when the creator of HBO’s critically acclaimed Random Acts of Flyness suggested that we eat at Bunna Cafe, an Ethiopian spot in Bushwick, Brooklyn, where we sat caddy-corner sharing a big plate of sourdough injera […]

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Finn Balor Announces He Will Participate in 2019 Royal Rumble | Bleacher Report

Marc Pfitzenreuter/Getty Images WWE fans can add Finn Balor to the list of participants in the 2019 Royal Rumble.  The former WWE universal champion announced Friday he will be one of the 30 superstars competing in the men’s Royal Rumble for the right to headline WrestleMania 35.  WWE @WWE BREAKING NEWS: @FinnBalor is entering the […]

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A Brief Timeline of the L Train Shutdown

As the dust settled on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s startling announcement Thursday that actually, no, the massively hyped and long-feared L train shutdown in NYC was (maybe, mostly) off, it’s fair to say many locals were still in a state of hangover-esque befuddlement. Here they were, anticipating for years now what was to be […]

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Australia v India: SCG fourth Test, day three – live! | Sport

8.12pm EST20:12 34th over: Australia 110-1 (Harris 68, Labuschagne 15) Shami is back from the Paddington End and Labuschagne using his bat conservatively against a bowler he is facing for the first time, almost certainly in any form of cricket. A maiden it will be. 8.10pm EST20:10 33rd over: Australia 110-1 (Harris 68, Labuschagne 15) […]

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Missing man, Marsden – Queensland Police News

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 19-year-old man reported missing from Marsden. Luke Smith (pictured) was last seen at an address on Smith Street at around 9:30pm last night and has not been seen by friends or family since. Police hold concerns for his welfare as he has a medical condition […]

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Republicans Don’t Really Want to Secure the Border

Photo of Trump by Spencer Platt/Getty; photo of a border barrier under construction by HERIKA MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Portions of the federal bureaucracy have been shut down since December 22, after Donald Trump demanded Congress budget $5 billion for a wall on the southern border and lawmakers—Democrats in particular—refused to include that in spending bill required to fund the […]

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Brian Cashman: Yankees Intend to Trade Sonny Gray at Some Point in Future | Bleacher Report

Jim Mone/Associated Press New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made his team’s intentions regarding right-handed pitcher Sonny Gray clear in a Friday chat with reporters: Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch Sonny Gray could come to Spring Training as a Yankee, Brian Cashman said. “Our intention is to move Sonny Gray and relocate him, when we get […]

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Alleged Kidnapper Chases Woman into Karate Dojo, Gets Ass Royally Whooped

An alleged kidnapper in North Carolina found himself face-to-face with the fists of justice Thursday night after he chased a woman down the street—and straight into a karate studio, CNN reports. According to the cops, 47-year-old August Williams tried to drag his victim into a car around 9 PM, but she was able to break […]

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Robbery with violence, Mount Gravatt East, Woodridge and Capalaba

Police are investigating a series of linked robberies overnight around Brisbane and Logan areas. At around 10:20 pm yesterday, at a Mount Gravatt East address, a 28-year-old man was set upon by three Caucasian men as he arrived home in his white Toyota Carolla sedan, bearing Queensland registration 881 LZP.  One of the men threatened […]

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