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  • The latest on ESPN layoffs: Ed Werder, Jayson Stark, Trent Dilfer among employees let go

    ESPN is set to lay off about 100 staffers, Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch reports, including recognizable reporters and analysts.

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  • Researchers found the body of a 25-foot-long shark, and it's grim but strangely beautiful

    Last week, the Marine Strandings Network was called in to investigate a dead shark in Cornwall, England. What MSN found was not just any shark: it was the fully intact floating carcass of a 25-foot-long basking shark. SEE ALSO: If footage of this ethereal jellyfish doesn't calm you, nothing will Photographer Matthew Facey also visited the sight to photograph the shark. "My initial thought from a distance was it looked like a great white, but I've never heard of one washing up here," he said. "When we took a closer look he had no teeth, so it was clear he was a basking shark, quite common in Cornwall, and a gentle giant." Over the next few days, volunteers were assembled and the proper organizations

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  • Sheriff: 'Bachelor' star refused to answer door after crash

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Former "Bachelor" Chris Soules called 911 to report his crash that killed a fellow Iowa farmer, seeking medical help for the man before authorities say he left the scene and holed up in his home for hours until his arrest.

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  • Hedge fund billionaire Bill Ackman provides a perfect example of how the rich get richer

    There's a great piece in The Wall Street Journal about how Wall Street's masters of the universe...

    Business Insider
  • Rabbit set to be world's biggest dies on United Airlines flight in fresh PR disaster

    United Airlines has confirmed they are investigating reports that a giant rabbit died while travelling to Chicago on one of its transatlantic flight. Simon, a three-foot continental rabbit, was reportedly travelling from Heathrow to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport after the 10-month old bunny was purchased by a celebrity owner. ‘The client who bought Simon is very famous.

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  • Jessica Henwick Teases 'Defenders': 'Fans Will Freak Out'

    Jessica Henwick sounds very confident that Marvel fans are going to love Netflix’s The Defenders miniseries. The rather busy actress teased the upcoming program which brings together Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter), Danny Rand (Finn Jones) — and her breakout Iron Fist character, Colleen Wing. “We pick up with Colleen not in New York — which is crazy, as all the shows have been predominantly in New York,” Henwick reveals. “We find her a month after we left her. It’s really interesting she hasn’t been able to deal with the emotional trauma she dealt with in Iron Fist. So it builds to a head and she explodes in Defenders.” Henwick continues: “It’s

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  • How a Mom's Fitbit Led Police to Charge Her Husband with Her Murder

    How a Mom's Fitbit Led Police to Charge Her Husband with Her Murder

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  • Unicorn frappucinos are dead. Long live dragon frappuccinos.

    A couple days ago, we suggested other mythical creatures who are not unicorns that deserve to have their own frappuccinos.  Little did we know, one of those frappuccinos was indeed developing in the shadows of the unicorn frappuccino. And now, with the unicorn frappuccino run officially over at Starbucks, that new frappuccino has come into the spotlight. Introducing the dragon frappuccino. SEE ALSO: Starbucks baristas are now creating 'unicorn lemonade' and there's no end to this 109/365: I apologized profusely to my barista before ordering the basic AF #unicornfrappuccino - thankfully they were out of the ingredients and offered me something not only cooler and better tasting, but easier to make: the #dragonfrappuccino @starbucks #ionlyordereditbecauseitmatchesmyhair A post shared by Mercy Martin 濾 (@heyymercyy) on Apr 19, 2017 at 9:34pm PDT It appears that some Starbucks locations, such as the one in the Instagram picture above, had run out of ingredients to make the insanely popular Unicorn Frappuccino. So instead, baristas offered a new, unofficial concoction: the dragon frappuccino. In fact, at least one location tried to make the drink official with sign that proclaimed it as a store exclusive. However, since it's not a product made by Starbucks HQ, you probably won't be able to find it in the majority of stores and the recipes vary. A post shared by Varin Thorn (@varin_thorn) on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:05pm PDT Many Instagram posts have explained that it's a green tea frappuccino with vanilla bean powder and a berry swirl on the inside of the cup. One post saw the green tea being mixed with dried blueberries to create the purple color along with the green. A Starbucks created this to replace the unicorn frappuccino so we duplicated it and it's yummy!!! #dragonfrappuccino A post shared by Smith's Starbucks (@starbucks.smiths) on Apr 26, 2017 at 9:58am PDT We think the moral of the story is that people are starting to become more and more creative in either what they create at Starbucks or what they force their baristas to create. And then we just slap a catchy name to it. So long live creativity and frappuccinos. WATCH: Woman uses Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino to spread some magical news to her husband

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  • Missing Man`s Body Found Encased in Concrete

    Police say the body of a Missouri man who had reportedly walked away from an assisted living center was found in a shipping container filled with cement.

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  • Thunder’s offseason moves start here: Offer Russell Westbrook $220 million contract

    The contract would make him the highest paid player in the NBA. Think he's walking away from that?

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  • The Latest: Trump to sign executive order on education

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):

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  • 'Bachelor' star Chris Soules tells 911 operator car crash victim isn't breathing in dramatic call

    The dramatic 911 call made by "Bachelor" star Chris Soules after he was involved in a fatal car accident Monday evening has been released by authorities. In the call, the former reality star sounds frantic and eager to get the victim of the crash help. Soules has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatality motor vehicle accident, a felony in Iowa.

    Good Morning America
  • Here are the biggest names that have been let go by ESPN in its latest round of layoffs

    ESPN announced its latest round of layoffs on Wednesday morning — 100 employees are expected to...

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  • Erin Moran's Husband Releases a Heartbreaking Statement About How She Died

    She passed away at home, holding her husband's hand.

    Country Living
  • Exclusive: Samuel L. Jackson Says He and Bruce Willis Are Ready to Shoot “Unbreakable” Sequel

    Whether we want it or not, M. Night Shyamalan is going to make a sequel to “Unbreakable.” Samuel L. Jackson himself confirmed to me last night that he and Bruce Willis are signed, sealed and delivered.  They expect to start this summer after Jackson returns from making “Inversion” in Berlin with Peter Segal. Jackson and his daughter Zoe were at last night’s premiere of “Six Degrees.” Absent was his wife and her mother, one of my favorite people, LaTanya Richardson. “Where is LaTanya?” I asked. Sam replied: “She’s home, enjoying herself!”  Richardson was recently killed off of “Grey’s Anatomy,” an egregious mistake. But Sam says, “She could turn up somewhere else in ShondaLand, I’m sure.” I hope!

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  • 57 Good AF Skillet Chicken Dinners (58 photos)

    We love chicken dinners like Kanye loves Kanye. Want more one-dish meals? Try our 50 best-ever skillet dinners . From Delish

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  • Commander says U.S. may need stronger defense against North Korea missiles

    By Phil Stewart and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in the Pacific told Congress on Wednesday the United States may need to strengthen its missile defenses, particularly in Hawaii, given the advancing threat from North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons programs. Just before the entire U.S. Senate was due to receive a top-level briefing on North Korea at the White House, Admiral Harry Harris said he believed Pyongyang's threats against the United States needed to be taken seriously.

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  • Did Russell Westbrook really block a teammates shot to get ball back during Game 5?

    I would argue that this was just Westbrook being uber aggressive — the only way he ever plays.

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  • If Trump changes your taxes, here are the deductions and breaks that could go away

    President Trump has promised to lower tax rates, but eliminating popular deductions will expose more of the average household's income to taxes.

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