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For the first time, the extremist group acknowledges its defeat earlier this week in the heavily contested Syrian border town.
Pilots Troy Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev, dubbed the “Two Eagles,” traveled the farthest and stayed aloft the longest for anyone in a gas-filled balloon.
Deflategate tops a “tough year” for the league, says Commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL has also grappled with domestic violence and child abuse claims.
The German chancellor says she wants to keep Athens in the eurozone, but that EU lenders have already made substantial concessions on the terms of the bailout.
The tennis superstar beat Russia’s Maria Sharapova in the final 6-3 7-6 (7-5). She is now third in a list of Grand Slam singles champs.
There are new suspicions that one of the men released from a U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl last year might be trying to contact Taliban fighters.
Citing archery’s historic methods, a Danish archer has released a video in which he fires three arrows in 0.6 seconds. Lars Andersen argues for speed and agility, in addition to accuracy.
The span to be built across a narrow strait that separates Russia from the newly annexed peninsula, is pegged at $3 billion and scheduled for completion by the end of 2018.
In 2010, sportswriter Clay Travis said in a tweet, “There is a 100% chance that DeMarcus Cousins is arrested for something in the next five years.”
Derek Klingenberg in Kansas flew a drone equipped with a camera over his farm. Then he dropped feed in strategic places for a happy result.