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FARGO—This just in: Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz can move "merch," as the kids call it, just as well as he can move the chains. Wentz finished the 2017 season as the No. 1 mover of merchandise sold through NFLShop.com, according a report from SportsBusiness Daily.
WILLOW GROVE, Pa. - Shortly after calling police in a panic, the pregnant mother of four-year-old Tahjir Smith began to carry her unresponsive, battered son outside, laying him on the ground as they waited for paramedics to arrive. Shortly after 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, Tahjir Smith was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Have you ever wondered what North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven might look like if he were a historic piece of art? How about Josh Duhamel? Or Carson Wentz? No, you say? Yeah, neither did I. But after using a cool, new feature from Google's Arts and Culture mobile app, myself and others couldn't help but be amused and entertained with the (uncanny) side-by-side comparisons.
FARGO—Data released following the AFC and NFC Championship games reveals only one state outside of the New England area will be rooting for the Patriots in the upcoming Super Bowl: North Dakota. The data was compiled and mapped by popular online sports gambling site betonline.ag, which used its software to collect over 500,000 geotagged Twitter data. A geotag refers to an electronic tag that assigns a geographical location to a photograph or video, or a posting on social media.
If it weren't for a game-winning desperation heave from Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum to wide receiver Stefon Diggs on Sunday, Jan. 14, the following Monday would have sent most Vikings fans into a downward, depression-inducing spiral of gloom. But, despite the victory, chances are you were depressed anyway. No, it wasn't because of the bone-chilling, subzero temperatures outside or the fact that you ate half your bodyweight in chicken wings and now, as a result, have moved a notch in the wrong direction on your belt.
NEW ORLEANS - Saints fans took to Twitter Sunday night, Jan. 14 to express frustration after the Vikings pulled off a stunning victory on the last play of the game.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz published a tweet Friday, Jan. 12, which appears to be in response to recent remarks made by President Trump. The tweet from Wentz reads: "Much love for the people of Haiti! They've been thru so much but it was incredible to see so much hope for them--even tho they've been stricken by so many natural disasters. Such a resilient nation & a place I'm passionate about. Definitely changed @jmattjmattjmatt and I forever!" Much love for the people of Haiti!
CERES, Calif.—A California man was so angry after his gaming headset broke following an argument with his mother that he grabbed a gun and shot her in the head, according to police. Matthew Nicholson, 28, of Ceres, is being held in a California jail without bail. About 9:48 p.m. Thursday night, Jan. 11, Ceres officers were dispatched on a report of a woman shot inside a home, according to police. Police arrived to find a 68-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to the head.
What started out as a joke on the internet has now become a major health concern among teenagers and young adults in the United States. Primarily seen on social media sites like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, the "Tide Pod Challenge" has rapidly grown as the latest fad among teens and young adults looking for an easy way to get views. The challenge consists of an individual putting one or more detergent pods in their mouth.
LONDON—Award-winning international journalist and author Roxana Saberi, who graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, will be taking on a new position with CBS News, the company said in a release. Saberi, 40, who has served as a freelance correspondent for CBS News since 2016, has taken on a new role as a London-based correspondent and will report for all CBS News platforms.