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Gruden predicted Keenum's rise in '12: 'You will get your chance'

Nobody could have foreseen Case Keenum’s dramatic rise from obscurity to stardom. Nobody except for Jon Gruden, that is. While Keenum’s journey from an undrafted free agent to leading the Vikings to the NFC Championship Game seems like the stuff ...

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Rise of Bitcoin Competitor Ripple Creates Wealth to Rival Zuckerberg

While most of these currencies were worth nearly nothing a year ago, many are now responsible for creating billionaires — albeit with rapidly fluctuating fortunes. If this is a tulip fever, the fever has spread to chrysanthemums and poppies. Mr. ...

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UN sees global rise in e-waste, but very little is recycled

Old technology is a terrible e-waste of space. There were 44.7 million metric tons of electronic waste produced in 2016, says a new report from the United Nations. The Global E-waste Monitor report, released on Wednesday, says that’s about equal ...

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Drug overdoses rise, heart disease deaths fall: CDC

America’s overall health checkup is mixed, according to three federal reports out Friday. First, the good news: Death rates for heart disease, cancer and HIV are all down as of mid-2017, compared to the same period last year. Now, the ...

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Facebook, Under Fire in Russia Inquiry, Posts 79% Rise in Profit

“I’m disappointed that you’re here, and not your C.E.O.s,” Senator Angus King, an independent from Maine, said during a hearing on Wednesday morning. Photo Colin Stretch, Facebook’s general counsel, testified in congressional hearings about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential ...

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‘The Good Place’ star D'Arcy Carden's rise from UCB

D’Arcy Carden literally made her way out of the basement. The 37-year-old actress now stars on “The Good Place,” but she started in New York at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Carden went to school to be a dramatic actor, studying ...

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Kids of 9/11 victims ‘rise above’ tragedy in ‘We Go Higher' film

Delaney Colaio, after the deaths of her dad and two uncles in the World Trade Center terror attack, flinched at the term “9/11 kid.” After working on an ambitious film project about the children of those killed 16 years ago, ...

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Archaeological Victims of ISIS Rise Again, as Replicas in Rome

Photo Two defaced busts from the second and third century are displayed inside the Colosseum in Rome as part of an exhibition, “Rising From Destruction: Ebla, Nimrud, Palmyra.” The busts were recovered from Palmyra, Syria, after it was retaken from ...

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Reports of Subway Sex Crimes Are on the Rise in New York City

Photo Officer Jonathan Correa, in hat, on a crowded Lexington Avenue train. He was among a team of seven officers searching for men who use the subway’s crowded confines to get too close to women. Credit Richard Perry/The New York ...

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Uber Not to Blame for Rise in Manhattan Traffic Congestion, Report Says

Photo While app-based car services like Uber had contributed to overall traffic in Manhattan, a report said, they “did not drive the recent increase in congestion.” Credit Richard Perry/The New York Times New York City released a long-awaited report on ...

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