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Gamer breaks world record for fastest 'GoldenEye 007' first stage

The 15-year-old record for fastest completion of the “GoldenEye 007” level “Dam” was broken – with a new speed of 52 seconds. The Nintendo 64 game’s first level has long been a speedrunner’s (fast game player) true test of quickness ...

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Gun background checks hit a new record on Black Friday

Guns seem to have been one of the most sought after items this Black Friday. The FBI was pinged with 203,086 background check requests for firearm sales on Friday, according to data obtained by USA Today. The heavy volume set ...

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Teacher arrested after students record her snorting powder

A high school teacher was arrested for drug possession after students recorded her snorting a powder in her classroom. Pupils at Lake Central High School in Indiana stood outside the room where Samantha Cox, an English teacher, took herself and ...

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Painting of Jesus by Leonardo da Vinci sells for record $450M

NEW YORK  — A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $ 450 million (380 million euros) at auction on Wednesday, obliterating previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately. The painting, ...

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Meek Mill lawyer says judge asked him to record a song for her

A lawyer for Meek Mill says he will appeal the rapper’s prison sentence, and has accused the judge who doled out the time of having a personal vendetta against his client. Meek’s attorney Joe Tacopina told Billboard that Judge Genece ...

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Kourtney Kardashian sets the record straight on pregnancy rumor

There soon will be plenty more Kardashian babies to keep up with — just not one from Kourtney Kardashian. The reality star — and mom of three — made it clear she’s not expecting another child after Grazia magazine ran a ...

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New York set record for organ donation enrollment in 2016

New York set a national organ donation record last year for the most paper enrollments in a single day, a feat health officials are hoping to top at a sign-up session Wednesday. In 2016, 4,000 people in New York signed ...

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Aaron Judge closes in on rookie HR record as Yankees lose to Jays

TORONTO — A day after making the playoffs and celebrating, the Yankees ended the road portion of their 2017 regular-season schedule with a dud. The Bombers finished 40-41 away from home after losing 9-5 to the Blue Jays on Sunday ...

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Indians set American League record with 21st consecutive win

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians hit baseball blackjack — 21! Making history almost every time they take the field, the Indians won their 21st straight game on Wednesday, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers, to set an American League winning-streak record ...

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City Council hopeful sets record by pumping $716G into his bid

A Bronx Assemblyman looking to join the City Council has shelled out more cash on the bid than any Council candidate in the history of the city’s campaign finance system, records show. Mark Gjonaj spent at least $ 716,469 on ...

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