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Ex-NFL player nabs alleged peeping Tom outside daughter’s bedroom window: ‘We had a good conversation’

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — He hasn’t played in the NFL since 2007, but Tony Beckham proved he can still deliver a hit when it comes to protecting his family. The 40-year-old Beckham said he caught an alleged peeping Tom outside his Palm Beach County, Florida, home leering through the bedroom window …

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Stephen Curry makes history with third straight game of eight or more 3-pointers

Anthony Causi / ESPN Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry made history from beyond the arc Wednesday night. In the Warriors’ matchup against the New Orleans Pelicans, Curry knocked down nine 3-pointers, becoming the first player in NBA history to sink eight or more 3-pointers in three consecutive games. Curry finished …

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NBA refs to answer questions in real time on social media

Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After trying it out last season, the NBA Referees Association will be answering questions in real time on social media during two upcoming games. The idea was tested out during last seasons’ finals. Fans can tweet questions to referees at their official Twitter account, @OfficialNBARefs, or by using the …

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UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi speaks out about her viral floor routine

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The UCLA gymnast who nailed a flawless floor routine that has been viewed tens of millions of times opened up about the body shaming she has faced as a gymnast and how she reclaimed her joy in the sport. Katelyn Ohashi, a 21-year-old senior, said she faced body shaming since the …

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Louisville renames airport for boxing legend Muhammad Ali

Stanley Weston/Getty Images(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Louisville, Kentucky’s airport is now the greatest of all-time — well, according to its namesake. The Louisville International Airport, one of the busiest in the country for cargo transport, is now the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. The airport announced the change Wednesday afternoon, saying, “On Wednesday, January 16 2019, …

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Scoreboard roundup — 1/16/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOT Detroit 120, Orlando 115Milwaukee 111, Memphis 101Boston 117, Toronto 108OT Brooklyn 145, Houston 142San Antonio 105, Dallas 101Portland 129, Cleveland 112Golden State 147, New Orleans 140Utah 129, L.A. Clippers 109 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEOttawa 5, Colorado 2Philadelphia 4, Boston 3OT Buffalo 4, …

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Explosion at the University of Lyon in France leaves 3 students injured

LeoPatrizi/iStock(LONDON) — A science building under construction at the University of Lyon in France caught on fire after three gas cylinders on the roof of the building exploded. Three students were slightly injured, French officials told ABC News. The incident is not being treated as terrorism, French officials have confirmed. The school facilities have been …

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Prince Philip was in a ‘road traffic accident’ but was not injured: Buckingham Palace

Matt Dunham – WPA Pool / Getty Images(LONDON) — Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, was “involved in a road traffic accident with another vehicle” on Thursday afternoon, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said. Norfolk Police were called to the scene near the queen’s Sandringham Estate, the Norfolk retreat where she and her husband typically spend …

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Germany evacuates citizens due to avalanche risk as death toll rises

DieterMeyrl/iStock(BERLIN) — Areas in southern Germany and Austria have been battling heavy snows in the past weeks in a phenomenon so extreme, German media have dubbed it “Schneechaos”, or “snow chaos” in English. Now, Bavarian residents are being asked to leave their homes to avoid more possible disasters. With increased snowfall over the past weeks, …

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Brexit: What’s next?

MicroStockHub/iStock(LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and her government survived a vote of no-confidence on Wednesday and will remain in power for the time being. However, the future of Brexit is far from certain. The U.K. voted in June 2016 to leave the European Union by a majority of 52 to 48 percent. But …

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