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Chiefs coach Andy Reid released from hospital

Chiefs coach Andy Reid was released from the hospital Monday after he felt ill and was taken by ambulance to be treated for dehydration following their 30-24 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers the previous day. | Ed Zurga/APThe 63-year-old Reid is expected to coach Sunday when the Chiefs visit Philadelphia. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chiefs coach Andy Reid was released from the hospital Monday after he felt ill and was taken by ambulance to be treated for dehydration following their 30-24 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers the previous day. Chiefs spokesman Ted Crews said that Reid was “in great spirits” and that he planned to visit the practice facility later in the day or Tuesday. In the meantime, the Chiefs spent the day breaking down film and going through their normal Monday meetings with coord...

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UK considers using military to ease fuel shortages

By Jill Lawless | Associated Press LONDON — Lines of cars formed at British gas stations for a fourth day on Monday, as the government mulled sending in the army to help ease supply disruptions triggered by a shortage of truck drivers. As unions called for emergency workers to be given priority for fuel supplies, Petrol Retailers Association chairman Brian Madderson said training had been taking place “in the background” for military personnel to drive tankers. The government said it had “no plans at the moment” to deploy troops, but was making preparations just in case. Government ministers met Monday to discuss the fuel squeeze. The Petrol Retailers Association, which represents almost 5,500 independent outlets, said Sunday that about two-thirds of its members had run out of fuel, as the

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Bethenny Frankel: I’ve Known Tom Girardi Was Broke for YEARS!

Viewers and castmates alike are having a hard time keeping track of Erika Jayne's seemingly contradictory stories. The one thing on which everyone can agree is that her and Tom Girardi's financial situation is all wrong, and has been that way for a while. It's not just Erika, Tom, and Tom's alleged victims who know that -- even other Housewives, past and present, know that. The Real Housewives of New York City alum Bethenny Frankel lived it. She says that Tom owed her late fiance half a million dollars. Last week, Bethenny shared some illuminating details on her Just B with Bethenny Frankel podcast. She told listeners that she has known for years that Erika's extravagant on-screen lifestyle is just a facade. Bethenny didn't just have to guess -- because she knew ...

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Warriors GM Bob Myers expects Andrew Wiggins to be vaccinated for season

SAN FRANCISCO — Andrew Wiggins’ vaccination status is still in the air, leaving the Warriors with the lingering question that one of their key acquisitions from a year ago could be ineligible for half of their games. Warriors general manger Bob Myers wouldn’t comment on Wiggins’ specific status but left a not-too-coy response to a question at media day on Monday. “We’re optimistic that we’ll have our full complement of players,” Myers said. “We’ll just leave that at that.” The uncertainty regarding Wiggins could throw a wrench in the Warriors’ preparations for the season. How do you game plan without knowing a key member of your starting lineup could play or not? “I don’t get to that level,” Myers said. “My belief is that we’ll have the full team. Sitting in this chair, February of 2020, ...

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DIY wine: Bay Area home winemakers on grape to glass

On a recent Sunday, longtime East Bay friends Gordon Mauger and Chris Maxwell spent the afternoon hunkered down in Maxwell’s cramped Lafayette garage — a DIY crushpad — disgorging bottles of their homemade sparkling syrah. The messy process, which involves uncapping the bottles and removing the sediment frozen after fermentation, is usually associated with the storied caves of a commercial winery, not a suburban garage off Mt. Diablo Boulevard. “Whenever we make red wine, the driveway is stained for a week,” says Maxwell, squeezing his way between a wine fridge and oak barrel to reach his Livermore cab, chilling in a cabinet freezer. Like Mauger, he has no formal training or commercial aspirations. Making wine is their hobby. So is drinking it with friends — and after doing it for 20 years

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Will Smith reveals why he’s never made films about slavery and instead focused on being a ‘superhero’

Will was tempted by Django but decided against it (Pictures: Renell Medrano/GQ)Will Smith has revealed he always wanted to focus on ‘Black excellence’ and never make films about slavery. The 53-year-old actor, whose first big screen appearance came in 1992 crime noir thriller Where the Day Takes You after he became a household name on classic sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, admitted he almost changed his stance when he was linked to Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained but he wasn’t sold on the idea of ‘vengeance’. Speaking in the November issue of British GQ, he said: ‘I’ve always avoided making films about slavery. In the early part of my career… I didn’t want to show Black people in that light. ‘I wanted to be a superhero. So I wanted to depict Black excellence alongside my

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Ex-Ald. Ricardo Muñoz pleads guilty in fraud case, admits he used caucus money for personal expenses

Former Ald. Ricardo Munoz (22nd) speaks during a Chicago City Council meeting in 2017. Munoz was charged in a federal indictment Thursday, federal authorities announced. | Sun-Times file photoThe onetime veteran alderman pleaded guilty just five months after a federal indictment accused him of using the Progressive Reform Caucus as a personal piggy bank, stealing thousands to pay for a relative’s college tuition, skydiving excursions — and even at Lover’s Lane. Former Ald. Ricardo Muñoz (22nd) pleaded guilty Monday to wire fraud and money laundering in a rare in-person hearing at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse. The onetime veteran alderman entered his plea just five months after a federal indictment accused him of using the Progressive Reform Caucus as a personal piggy bank, stealing thou

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Strictly Come Dancing 2021:John Whaite was initially disappointed with first show costume choice

John Whaite and dancer Johannes Radebe made history on Strictly (Picture: BBC)Strictly Come Dancing saw John Whaite and partner Johannes Radebe receive a standing ovation from everyone in the studio after their history making first performance. However, there was one element that didn’t have the Bake Off winner head over heels at first glance. During Monday’s edition of Steph’s Packed Lunch the 32-year-old chef, who was joined by Johannes, 34, told Steph what he thought when he first laid eyes on his outfit – a sleek black suit and tie. Chatting to Steph McGovern he shared: ‘When we first got the outfits I was a bit gutted because I’d been working on my hot body for 18 months, and I was thinking I don’t want to be head to toe in black. ‘I want to be Adam Peaty with my boobs o...

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Celebrity Net Worth: R. Kelly Has Negative $2 Million to His Name!!

We all know that R. Kelly is one of the worst people on the planet, and we can all take comfort in the fact that he'll probably be going to prison for a very long time. Of course, there's no gurantee of that, as it's a known fact that the American justice system functions very differently for those who belong to the one percent. And even if he gets locked up for life, prison will be a cake walk for Robert because he's so rich ... right? Well, not necessarily. You see, new revelations about the disgraced R&B legend's financial situation have made it look as though inmate Kelly will be living off the same commisarry Ramen as everybody else at Cook Country Penitentiary. As TMZ reported this week, the rumors originated with an obscure website called Celebrity Net Worth. ...

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Master Your Money Bootcamp: Reach out to a professional

Business Insider E+/Teraphim/Getty Images Welcome back to the Master your Money Bootcamp. This week we're reviewing our progress and considering what else we need. Exercise 4: Decide whether you need a professional's help It can seem scary to expose your financial life to anyone. But if you're serious about doing whatever it is you dream of, you might need some professional help getting there. While these bootcamps are designed to walk you through the basics, they're limited to general advice and best practices. We can't offer guidance or answer specific questions about your money, but a financial planner can. The goal for this week: Hire a financial planner, if you need to. 1. Review everything you've accomplished so far during this month's Master Your Money Bootcamp. Here's a refresher...

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Philadelphia 76ers’ Reported Interest in Carmelo Anthony Proves That Daryl Morey is Growing More Delusional

Carmelo Anthony (L) and Daryl Morey (R); Johnny Nunez/WireImage (L), Visual China Group via Getty Images (R)Given Anthony’s past comments about his release from the The Ben Simmons trade saga and his refusal to heed the Philadelphia 76ers‘ demands to report to training camp has highlighted the flawed approach that Sixers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey has exhibited throughout this offseason. But the latest reports about Philly’s offseason proceedings further emphasize Morey’s delusional mindset in these past several months. Morey and the Sixers reportedly had an interest in signing Carmelo Anthony. That’s confusing, seeing as a Morey-led Houston Rockets front office essentially ostracized Anthony and preempted his long hiatus in the NBA. The Sixers showed a desire to

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Why Viral TikTok Trends Rarely Come In Plus-Sizes

When you think of viral fashion trends on TikTok, what comes to mind? Obviously there’s With Jéan’s Alexa dress, a ruched terry cloth frock that’s spawned a million knockoffs, not to mention over 10 million views on the platform. There’s also House of Sunny’s Good Vibrations dress, a follow-up to the London-based brand’s sold-out Hockney Dress (another viral hit!). Aritzia’s Melina pants, Mirror Palais’ Fairy dress, and Zara’s wide-leg full-length jeans are a few others. These garments are fan favorites for a reason: They make an outfit, garner compliments, and strike the right, extroverted mood for right now. But what’s also uniting them is a bit of a bummer; none come in extended sizes. In fact, hardly any of these items are available in plus-sizes. “When I see a viral fashion trend o

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