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Chris Paul Leaves Game After Spraining Left Thumb

Mintaha Neslihan Eroglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Clippers point guard Chris Paul was forced to leave Monday night's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder after spraining his left thumb.The injury occurred with just minutes left in the second quarter.Despite his early exit, the Clippers went on to win, 120-98.X-rays taken of Paul's thumb during the game came back negative. But as Clippers coach Doc Rivers pointed out, more tests are needed to assess the injury."They're going to do an MRI tomorrow, so we'll know more," ...

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Roger Corman Back Behind the Wheel with Death Race 2050

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment(NEW YORK) -- In 1975, beloved low-budget filmmaker Roger Corman strapped a pre-Kung Fu David Carradine and a pre-Rocky Slyvester Stallone into some deadly-looking cars for the cult classic Death Race 2000.  Now, at 90 years young, Corman -- credited with launching the directing careers of the likes of Ron Howard, Francis Ford Coppola, and James Cameron -- just got behind the wheel again for another lap, producing Roger Corman's Death Race 2050. In the original Death Race 2000, the year 2000 was envisioned as a dystopian future in which the national pastime is a race features drivers mowing down ...

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Walmart to Add 34,000 New Jobs

Walmart(WASHINGTON) — Continued expansion is expected to open up about 34,000 more job opportunities for Walmart, the retail giant announced Tuesday.Fifty-nine new Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities, expansions and relocations will generate about 10,000 retail jobs, with another 24,000 construction jobs to come with building projects at new and existing locations."Walmart is investing to better serve customers,” Walmart executive vice president for corporate affairs Dan Bartlett said in a company statement Tuesday. “With a presence in thousands of communities and a vast supplier network, we ...

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Heavy Hitters Fund Trump’s Grand Production

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump made his mark both producing and starring in TV reality shows, but the production planned for Friday does not compare — it is poised to be more historic, more grand, and without a doubt much more expensive.The price tag could surpass $200 million for an oath of office that takes about a minute, and a grand array of festivities that follow. And much as he has with his beauty pageants and his NBC program The Apprentice, the President-elect is reported ...

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At Least 38 Democratic Congress Members Plan to Skip the Inauguration

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — At least 38 Democratic members of Congress have announced they will skip Donald Trump's Friday inauguration. While some made their decision in previous weeks, several more have now come forward, citing the president-elect's perceived insult of Rep. John Lewis as the final straw.Trump lashed out at the civil rights icon after Lewis said he didn't view Trump as "a legitimate president." Lewis, a Georgia Democrat who protested alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., also said he would not attend the inauguration."Congressman John ...

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Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Suspended

How Foo Yeen/Getty Images(KUALA LUMPUR) -- After three years, one of commercial aviation’s greatest mysteries may remain unsolved, as the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended without the plane being located and no new evidence of its location discovered.The announcement of the search’s conclusion came from the Joint Agency Coordination Center in Australia.“Despite every effort using the best science available, cutting edge technology, as well as modelling and advice from highly skilled professionals who are the best in their field, unfortunately, the search has ...

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President Obama Welcomes Chicago Cubs to White House After World Series Win

YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama rallied his own election motto to welcome the Chicago Cubs after their historic World Series win to the White House, calling it the "audacity of hope.""I will say to the Cubs it took you long enough," he said. "I mean I only have four days left," Obama said looking at his watch.The president added that among his promises made when he campaigned in 2008, "even I was not crazy enough to suggest that during these eight years we would see the Cubs win ...

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At the start of every new year we tell ourselves that this time we really mean it. We’re going to lose weight, quit smoking and in general start taking better care of ourselves. And then the year goes by and by the next New Year’s Day, we’re right where we started.
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