Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pistorius shot Ms Steenkamp in 2013 A South African court has increased Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence for killing his girlfriend to 13 years and five months.Prosecutors had argued that the six-year term for murdering Reeva Steenkamp was "shockingly light".A spokesman for Ms Steenkamp's...

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond hopes to prove grim forecasts wrong

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPhilip Hammond explains how the UK can get its economic forecast upgradedPhilip Hammond says he hopes to prove the bleak economic forecasts released in his Budget wrong.The chancellor said clarity around Brexit would increase consumer confidence and lead to higher growth in...

Ex-All-Star David Lee, 34, retiring from NBA

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8:48 PM ET Two-time All-Star David Lee announced his retirement from the NBA on Sunday via Instagram. Lee, 34, played for 12 years, finishing last season with the Spurs. He averaged 7.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 79 games for San Antonio. Lee's greatest success was with the...

The AFC West is suddenly the division no team wants to win

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8:46 PM ET EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Kansas City Chiefs don’t know what’s wrong. The old saying goes that if they did, they’d fix it. But a 12-9 overtime loss to the New York Giants is a new and special kind of roadside ditch for a Chiefs season that...

‘I was shot in the knee as a punishment’

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Image copyright AFP Campaigners in Northern Ireland have expressed concern about a resurgence of so-called "punishment attacks" including assaults using everything from iron bars and sledgehammers to electric drills and kneecapping. The number of reported incidents is at its highest since 2010 and in 2016-17 there were 94 reported casualties...

Bengals road win keeps them alive

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8:07 PM ET DENVER, Co. -- There's still life in the Cincinnati Bengals this season. The Bengals defeated the Broncos 20-17 on Sunday, snapping a two-game losing streak and returning home after a three-game road trip. With their victory, they still remain mathematically in the AFC wild-card picture, although they...

Changes, criticism don’t give Broncos inspiration

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7:57 PM ET DENVER -- After perhaps the wildest week in an increasingly tumultuous season, the Denver Broncos left inspiration at the door Sunday as they turned in another here-they-go-again, too-little-too-late performance in a 20-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. It was certainly a suitable capper to a six-day run...

Clinton-Dix calls Raven who hit Clark ‘trash’

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8:09 PM ET GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers lost Clay Matthews early and Kenny Clark late in Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens, and the latter injury, which appeared to be serious, did not sit well with members of the defense. Clark, the Packers' first-round pick in...

Jeffrey Tambor Leaves ‘Transparent’ After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Soon after, the actress Trace Lysette came forward publicly, saying that Mr. Tambor had “made many sexual advances and comments” and, on one occasion, physically assaulted her between takes for a scene in which both actors were wearing pajamas. “My back was against the wall in a corner as Jeffrey...