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New England Patriots to re-sign veteran TE Benjamin Watson

Oct. 14 (UPI) — The New England Patriots are finalizing an agreement to bring back veteran tight end Benjamin Watson. League sources told ESPN and NFL Media that Watson was at the Patriots’ facility Monday as the two sides work toward a contract. The Patriots

Los Angeles Rams to place CB Aqib Talib on injured reserve

Oct. 14 (UPI) — The Los Angeles Rams are expected to place veteran starting cornerback Aqib Talib on injured reserve due to a rib injury. League sources told ESPN and NFL Media on Monday that Talib will be sidelined for at least eight weeks before

At least 13 police officers killed in shooting attack in Mexico

Oct. 14 (UPI) — At least 13 police officers were killed and three more were injured during a shooting in Mexico on Monday. A group of armed civilians attacked the caravan the officers were traveling as they were carrying out a court order in Aguililla,

Watch: Boy, 8, may have broken record with 692-pound tiger shark

Oct. 14 (UPI) — An Australian 8-year-old may have set a new world record when he reeled in a 692-pound tiger shark off the country’s coast. Jayden Millauro was fishing with his father, Jonothan, and other members of the Port Hacking Game Fishing Club off

Uber lays off about 350 people

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Uber has laid off about 350 employees in its self-driving, Uber Eats and other teams, marking the final phase of layoffs that began earlier this year, the company confirmed Monday. The announcement by Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi in a companywide letter

Pope accidentally tweets support for New Orleans Saints

Oct. 14 (UPI) — The New Orleans Saints are giving thanks for some help from above after Pope Francis accidentally tweeted in support of the team. The pope’s official Twitter account posted an excerpt Sunday from the pontiff’s canonization of five new saints, and the

CBO report: Democratic drug plan would save Medicare $345B

Oct. 14 (UPI) — A Democratic House proposal to reduce the cost of prescription drugs would save Medicare a total of $345 billion over 10 years, starting in 2023, an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says. The bill, titled the Lower Drug Costs

Watch: Loose alligator rescued from Maryland pond

Oct. 14 (UPI) — A young alligator spotted swimming loose in a Maryland pond was captured in a trap by local authorities and will be kept warm for the winter at a local zoo. The Carroll Manor Fire Company said state officials were contacted about

Gallup poll: 46% in U.S. have seen substance abuse in family

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Nearly half of all adults living in the United States have been affected by substance abuse in their families, a new survey said Monday. Gallup said 46 percent of respondents said they have dealt with substance abuse, involving drugs or alcohol,

Fantasy football: Who to trade for and who to trade away

Oct. 14 (UPI) — Buying low and selling high are two of the most important strategies when playing fantasy football. The 2019 season is no different. Take advantage of high stock and low stock of players throughout the year. If you have a player on