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Source: CBS News

2018 Warrior Games winner, mother, cancer fighter

Today 09:56 GMT

Every year since 2010, the Department of Defense's Warrior Games bring together wounded service members in a supportive and competitive environment to enhance their recovery and rehabilitation.

She now has her sights set, no pun intended, on qualifying for the Paralympic Games, or even the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. "I want my kids to see that it doesn't matter what you go through in life, you can still be active, you can still chase your dreams."

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Source: BBC

Newcastle 1-2 Wolves: Visitors score late winner against 10 men

Monday 06:59 GMT

Matt Doherty headed home in the fifth minute of injury time to give Wolves victory over 10-man Newcastle at St James' Park.

Ayoze Perez's superb header quickly pulled Newcastle level, but they were reduced to 10 men when DeAndre Yedlin was sent off after 57 minutes. Newcastle had dominated the first half - Salomon Rondon smashing a free-kick against the crossbar - but came under increasing pressure after Yedlin's dismissal.

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Source: Fox News

'Just Despicable Stuff': Shapiro Blasts Writer Who Reported on Heisman Winner's Teenage Tweets

Today 01:30 GMT

Ben Shapiro slammed the writer who reported on past homophobic tweets from Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray hours after he won college football's top honor.

Shapiro referenced comedian Kevin Hart, who announced on Thursday he was stepping down from hosting the 2019 Academy Awards after outcry over "insensitive" tweets from his past. I have made the choice to step down from hosting this year's Oscar's....this is because I do not want to be a distraction on a night that should be celebrated by so many amazing talented artists.

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Source: Global News

Torey Krug scores overtime winner to lift Boston Bruins over Ottawa Senators 2-1

Tuesday 09:54 GMT

Mike McKenna made a career-high 42 saves Sunday, but a 43rd eluded him and Boston Bruins came away with a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators in overtime.

READ MORE: Ryan Dzingel scores in OT to lead Ottawa Senators to 2-1 win over Pittsburgh. “Credit to our goalie coaching, credit to my teammates and all that, but I felt like myself out there. “I felt like myself and I felt like I’ve had a lot of good work leading up to this to be ready for it,” said the backup goaltender, who made a diving, two-pad stack save on Sean Kuraly in overtime.

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Source: DW

Who is Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege?

Tuesday 06:59 GMT

The gynecologist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in helping victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mukwege and activist Nadia Murad were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict, the Nobel Institute announced in Norway on Friday. "Women came and started to make noise around the operating room, and I was not really paying attention to what was going on," Mukwege told Oslo daily VG over the phone.

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Source: Fox News

Oklahoma's Kyler Murray edges Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa for Heisman Trophy

Monday 01:31 GMT

The Oklahoma quarterback won college football's most prestigious individual award Saturday night, edging Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa and setting up a College Football Playoff matchup of Heisman winner versus runner-up.

This season, Murray stepped into the starting job at Oklahoma held by last year's Heisman winner and first overall NFL draft pick, Baker Mayfield. Oklahoma is the first school with have Heisman-winning quarterbacks in consecutive seasons and the fifth overall with winners in back-to-back years.

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Source: DW

Mister Germany 2019 is crowned after tight race

Monday 18:10 GMT

After a right race with contestants all across the country, 27-year-old Sasha Sasse took home the title of "Mister Germany 2019" at an event on Saturday night. Sasse, who hails from the eastern city of Leipzig, said he was "unbelievably happy" after receiving the coveted Mister Germany winner's sash.

Although most Mister Germany winners tend to avoid controversy, at least one prior winner has run into legal issues in recent years.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte