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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake shakes Tennessee, Georgia

CLOSE Geologist, Dr. Bob Hatcher explains the frequency of regional earthquakes and how they differ from those along West Coast faultlines. According to Atlanta TV station WXIA, the earthquake was felt as far as northern Georgia.Some light and weak shaking was felt as far as Nashville and Murfreesboro to the west and even north into…

‘A true tragedy’: University of Richmond football player Augustus ‘Gus’ Lee dies

confirmed in a news release that Augustus “Gus” Lee, a redshirt freshman defensive back from Fairfax, Virginia, died but did not disclose the cause of death.The Virginia Department of Health’s Central District Office of the Chief Medical Examiner did not immediately reply to an email from USA TODAY Sports early Wednesday morning.The Washington Post reported that…

Free-agent reliever Adam Ottavino: ‘I would strike Babe Ruth out every time’

MLB.com’s Statcast Podcast, Ottavino said that Babe Ruth would struggle in the modern game.”I had an argument with a coach in Triple-A about Babe Ruth’s effectiveness in today’s game,” Ottavino recalled. “I said, ‘Babe Ruth, with that swing, swinging that bat, I got him hitting .140 with eight homers.'”He was like, ‘are you nuts? Babe Ruth would…

Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant, contemplated suicide before surgery

CLOSE Sarah Hyland has been hospitalized. Timewith Self Magazine, the “Modern Family” star delved into her health issues. She explained her kidneys did not grow correctly when she was in utero. After experiencing kidney failure, she received a kidney from her father in 2012.In 2016, Hyland, now 28, experienced fatigue and infections when her body starting…

Accused Russian agent Maria Butina asks judge to change plea in conspiracy case

U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan appointed public defender A.J. Kramer as an advisory counsel to Butina without further explanation. The move came after Chutkan held a phone conference with Butina’s defense lawyers, Robert Driscoll and Alfred Carry, and assistant U.S. attorneys Erik Kenreson and Thomas Saunders.Chutkan earlier placed a gag order on both the federal prosecutors and…

Bears’ defense leaves red-hot Rams out in the cold

#DaBears!@Mtrubisky10 finds OT Bradley Sowell for SIX.📺: #LARvsCHI on NBC pic.twitter.com/KNP71AlBbG— NFL (@NFL) December 10, 2018That bit of trickery worked better than Nagy’s first try. Facing a fourth-and-1 late in the first half, the Bears initially brought their punt team out only to have the offense come sprinting back on in hopes of catching the…

Jared Kushner advised Saudi prince on how to ‘weather’ Khashoggi murder, report says

CLOSE Senators are considering multiple pieces of legislation to formally rebuke Saudi Arabia for the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Momentum is building for a resolution that would call the Saudi crown prince “complicit” in the killing. (Dec. 6) APThe New York Times reported Saturday. Kushner, 37, who serves as Trump’s adviser on the Middle East,…

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