Football star George Weah wins Liberian presidential election

Former professional footballer George Weah has won the Liberia presidential run-off, according to officials. The country’s electoral commission said the ex-AC Milan, Chelsea and Manchester City striker had taken 61.5% of the vote from 98.1% of ballots cast. He beat Vice President Joseph Boakai, who took 38.5% of the vote. …

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Sammy Vega faces charges including second-degree murder

Weld County Sheriff’s Office Sammy Vega A Weld County man faces charges of second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder and second-degree arson after he allegedly shot and wounded one man and killed another before trying to set his body on fire. According to an arrest affidavit for Sammy Vega, the early …

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2017 was the Unexpected Year of the Woman

Stephanie Keith, Getty Images A woman carries a sign during a #MeToo rally outside of Trump International Hotel in New York City on Dec. 9. It didn’t feel like this on Jan. 1, did it? But 360-something days later, 2017 has turned out to be the Unexpected Year of the …

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The greatest stunt of street performer Johnny Fox’s career

Daily Camera file Street performer Johnny Fox entertains a crowd with his sword swallowing-act on Aug. 7, 2002, on Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall. Fox, 64, died earlier this month from liver cancer. Re: “Boulder Pearl Street Mall sword-swallowing ‘legend’ Johnny Fox dies,” Dec. 20 news story. I enjoyed the story …

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