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Entertainment 

ESPN To Welcome Back Jemele Hill After Two-Week Suspension

After a two-week suspension that she said was “deserved.”Jemele Hill will return to ESPN on Monday. Hill was suspended due to a second violation of the company’s social media guidelines. She confirmed to TMZ Sports that she will be back on Monday to co-host SportsCenter’s 6PM show, SC6. She says she looks forward to being in a “good healthy place” with the network. She also weighed in about the network’s decision to suspend her. Hill told a TMZ Sports in a video that was published on Saturday, “Here’s the reality,…

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Technology 

58% Of NFL Games Correctly Predicted By Computers

On Thursday Business Insider ran an article which looked at two popular computer systems which analysts use to predict the results of NFL games. The first is Microsoft’s digital assistant, Cortana, while the second is the modeling system used by Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight website, called ELO. In both cases, the computers pick outright winners instead of selections against the spread, and both models have struggled as of late, with many underdogs winning games against heavily favored opponents. ELO – which leads with a record of 55-36, or 60% accuracy, went…

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Politics 

Former Democrat Convention Speaker Says Gen. John Kelly Isn’t Allowed To Comment On Gold Star Calls

Gold Star father and former Democrat National Convention speaker Khizr Khan does not like the fact that White House chief of staff John Kelly decided to speak up about the ongoing controversy regarding calls to Gold Star families. — Khizr Khan says John Kelly should have “refrained” from weighing in on controversy surrounding Gold Star families. — “We acknowledge his [Kelly’s] sacrifices and service and his family’s service. But now he is citizen of United States, should have refrained from doing exactly same thing what he was complaining about,” Khan…

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Business 

Americans Have More Debt Than Ever — And It’s Creating An Economic Trap

There’s a scary little statistic buried beneath the US economy’s apparent stability: Consumer debt levels are now well above those seen before the Great Recession. As of June, US households were more than half a trillion dollars deeper in debt than they were a year earlier, according to the latest figures from the Federal Reserve. Total household debt now totals $12.84 trillion, which happens to be two-thirds of the GDP. Unlike government debt, which can be rolled over continuously, consumer loans actually need to be paid back. And despite low…

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Politics 

Sen. Sherrod Brown Cites Unnamed ‘Studies’ For Claim About White Supremacists In The White House

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (a Dem) claims that white supremacists are “sprinkled around the White House.” He said this during a CNN interview on Sunday. — Brown on Rep. Wilson’s comment: “I agree that Steve Bannon is a white supremacist and Stephen Miller seems to be.” He based his allegations on unnamed “studies”: “I agree that Steve Bannon is a white supremacist and Stephen Miller seems to be,” Brown told CNN, referring to Rep. Frederica Wilson’s comments on Friday that the Trump administration is “full of white supremacists.” “And I…

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