Michael Ojo dead at 27: Young basketball star suffers heart attack in training and passes away in hospital

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PAUL THOMAS on… back to school

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Why Senate Hopeful Sara Gideon Could Make History In Maine

She’d make history in the Pine Tree State.

For years, Maine Sen. Susan Collins (R) has ranked as the most bipartisan senator, with high in-state approval ratings. But since President Trump took office, her solid seat has looked increasingly unstable.

She’s been criticized for voting to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh and supporting a 2017 tax-cut package. Her approval ratings have dropped from 78% in 2015 to 42% this past January.

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‘Today’ show’s third hour takes hit during NBC layoffs

The “Today” show’s third hour took a direct hit amid widespread NBC layoffs, Page Six is told.

Following the exit of producer Jackie Levin, who took a buyout, remaining staff are reporting to Libby Leist, the executive producer of the first two hours of “Today.” Almost 10 percent of NBCUniversal employees have been axed.

Meanwhile, the company has also axed “E! News” — currently hosted by Lilliana Vazquez — after 29 years on the air.

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Trump orders ban on transactions with TikTok’s Chinese owner ByteDance

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order banning any transactions with ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the video-sharing app TikTok, starting in 45 days.

The app may be used for disinformation campaigns that benefit the Chinese Communist Party and the United States "must take aggressive action against the owners of TikTok to protect our national security," Trump said in the order.

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Lebanon before and after the explosion

The explosion at the port in Beirut Lebanon on Tuesday flattened buildings and blew out windows for kilometres around it.

At least 145 people have been killed by the blast which injured 5000 others, with dozens missing.

To get a sense of the deadly destruction wrought by 2750 tonnes of a volatile explosive material, slide the cursor back and forth on the picture to compare the before and after pictures.

Kaia Gerber looks like twin of mom Cindy Crawford in new Vogue Japan issue


Kaia Gerber in Vogue Japan’s September Issue

Cindy Crawford in the February 1988 issue of Vogue

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Rao's catering at recent Hamptons party conditional on negative COVID test

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Chael Sonnen says Matt Mitrione doesn't have any plans on retiring anytime soon

Analyst Chael Sonnen looks ahead to the big Bellator 243 heavyweight clash between Matt Mitrione and Timothy Johnson and says 42-year-old Mitrione can still go on fighting at elite level.

The veteran takes on Johnson in the co-main event of the night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut – live on Sky Sports Mix at 3am on Saturday night.

Juventus vs Lyon: Predictions, tips and odds as the Champions League returns

CHAMPIONS League football returns on Friday with a host of big games taking place over the next couple of weeks.

SunSport will be on hand every step of the way and here we'll focus on Juventus' last-16 second-leg clash with Lyon.

Manchester City vs Real Madrid: Predictions, tips and odds as Champions League football returns

MANCHESTER City take on Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League clash, with Pep Guardiola's side in pole position to reach the quarter-finals.

SunSport are here with all of our best tips ahead of a blistering couple of weeks of European action.

Bayern Munich vs Chelsea: Predictions, tips and odds as Champions League football returns

CHELSEA face the seemingly impossible task of overcoming a brilliant Bayern Munich side here in the last 16 of the Champions League.

SunSport are on hand with our best tips and prediction ahead of an exciting few weeks of European action.

Barcelona vs Napoli: Prediction, tips and odds as Champions League football returns

BARCELONA will be desperate to find some success in the Champions League after a disappointing end to their La Liga campaign.

SunSport are on hand here with our tips and prediction ahead of an exciting couple of weeks of European football.

Up to 100,000 children homeless after Beirut explosion

As many as 100,000 children have been displaced in Lebanon after their homes were damaged in Tuesday’s massive explosion in Beirut, UN Unicef has said.

This is a breaking story – more to follow.

Michael Ojo dead at 27: Young basketball star suffers heart attack in training and passes away in hospital

BASKETBALL player Michael Ojo has passed away in hospital after suffering a heart attack.

Local media report the 27-year-old Nigerian-American collapsed during training in Belgrade, Serbia.

Ojo is said to have suffered the heart attack at the Partizan stadium, and was then transferred to the emergency centre where resuscitation was attempted.

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