Okafor will take trade or buyout from 76ers

1:03 PM ET Jahlil Okafor wants out. After the Philadelphia 76ers decided not to pick up his fourth-year option on Tuesday, he said Wednesday that he wants them to do something to move him. “It could be a buyout, it could be a trade,” he told reporters Wednesday. “I just want something to happen rather quickly.” Okafor, who has been taken out of the regular rotation at forward, told Sixers…

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About That Dinosaur Family Tree Rewrite…

A proposed dinosaur family tree rewrite may sound like a crazy idea, but remember, not that long ago scientists thought Iguanodon looked like this (hint: we know better now). (Credit Samuel Griswold Goodrich/Illustrated Natural History of the Animal Kingdom, 1859) Earlier this year, a trio of paleontologists led the charge to rewrite the most fundamental thing we believe about dinosaurs. Their call to action generated controversy and, more importantly, serious…

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Advisory Warns Against Exercising Outdoors, Says 'Poison' In Delhi Air

New Delhi: As the national capital and its adjoining areas see constant dip in the air quality, medical experts on Wednesday came up with a health advisory that suggested against outdoor exercises, saying “there is no safe time to be outdoors”. According to the advisory, while the city with high volume of pollutants in the air is bad for exercising, running or participating in a marathon can add at least…

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Source: Patriots, QB Hoyer reach 3-year deal

12:08 PM ET The New England Patriots have agreed to a three-year deal with with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brian Hoyer, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday. Hoyer was released by the 49ers on Tuesday after San Francisco acquired former Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in exchange for a 2018 second-round draft pick. Hoyer started the first six games of the season for the 49ers but was…

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Man Lay With Mother's Dead Body For Days. 'Foul Smell' Alerted Neighbors

Kolkata: A mentally unstable man was found living in a flat in north Kolkata with the decomposed body of his mother who seems to have died three-four days ago, police said on Wednesday. The body of Mira Basu, 67, was found lying in a government apartment in Paikpara on Tuesday after neighbours alerted police about a foul smell emanating from the dwelling. Anirban Basu, her son, was oblivious to the…

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Duke No. 1 in AP preseason men's hoops poll

12:26 PM ET Associated Press Duke was in good position to be ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press poll before landing Arizona might have more experience to go with its talent. Michigan State might have the best player in the country in addition to depth. Kansas and Wichita State have rosters filled with playmakers. But Duke has everything. No. 2 Michigan State received 13 first-place votes, No. 3 Arizona…

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On The Run Since 2008, Delhi Daylight Robbery 'Mastermind' Arrested

New Delhi: The alleged mastermind of a daylight robbery on a moving bus in New Delhi has been arrested in Kanpur after being on the run for nearly a decade, police said today. In May 2008, the accused Gaurav Sonkar and some men of his gang robbed over 20 people on a bus in west Delhi’s Mayapuri and had also stabbed some of the passengers, police said. Police said they…

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Dustin Hoffman and Brett Ratner accused of sexual harassment

By: AP | New York | Updated: November 1, 2017 10:36 pm Hollywood’s widening sexual harassment crisis has ensnared Dustin Hoffman and Brett Ratner. Actor Dustin Hoffman and filmmaker Brett Ratner became the latest Hollywood figures to face allegations of misusing their power to harass actresses, a list that now includes producer Harvey Weinstein and writer-director James Toback. Harassment allegations have also been levied against actors Kevin Spacey and Jeremy…

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Smith aiming to open up England 'scars'

12:25 PM ET Australia’s captain Steven Smith has declared he wants to re-open English scars from the 2013-14 Ashes, placing a premium on a telling blow in the first Test of the summer at the Gabba as the key to a successful pursuit of the urn. Smith has not forgotten the shattering effect of the 2013 Brisbane Test on the remainder of that Ashes series, where England were physically and…

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