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Broncos rule five players out against Cardinals

Broncos rule five players out against Cardinals

Sports
General Manager John Elway said earlier this week that the Denver Broncos' season is on the line on Thursday night against the Arizona Cardinals and the Broncos will have to right the ship with without five players who have been ruled out of the game. "It's a broken record right now," Elway said on the Broncos' official website. "We've got to change some things and things have to change this week. Our veterans have to play better, coaches have to coach better. On short week it doesn't matter, it doesn't matter how physically how you feel. We got to go into Arizona on Thursday night fighting for our lives cause that's what we are." Included among the injured are two starting offensive linemen, as left guard Ronald Leary is out for the season because of a torn Achilles, while tackle Jared...
Emotional Woods wins for first time in five years as Rose takes $10m Tour jackpot

Emotional Woods wins for first time in five years as Rose takes $10m Tour jackpot

Sports
Tour Championship final-round leaderboard (US unless stated)-11 T Woods; -9 B Horschel; -7 D Johnson; -6 H Matsuyama (Jpn), W Simpson, J Rose (Eng); -5 R Fowler, J Thomas, X Schauffele, R McIlroy (NI)Selected others: -4 T Fleetwood (Eng), P Casey (Eng); -3 T Finau; -1 B DeChambeau; +13 P MickelsonFull leaderboardAn emotional Tiger Woods completed an astonishing comeback to win the season-ending Tour Championship by two shots and record his first win in five years.The 42-year-old's victory in Atlanta was his 80th PGA Tour title - only fellow American Sam Snead has more - but his first since August 2013.Less than a year ago he was 1,199 in the world after spinal fusion surgery - the latest of multiple operations....
The Amazon is flooding five times more often than it used to

The Amazon is flooding five times more often than it used to

Science
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The Amazon, the world's largest river, is flooding five times more frequently than it did 100 years ago. Scientists in England, Chile and Brazil analyzed river level records dating back more than a century. The data showed extreme floods -- when water levels rise at least 95 feet, triggering an emergency declaration in the city of Manaus -- occurred approximately once every 20 years during the first half of the 20th century. Today, extreme floods occur every four years. "Increases of severe droughts in the Amazon have received a lot of attention by researchers," Jonathan Barichivich, researcher at the Austral University of Chile, said in a news release. "However, what really stands out from this long-term river record is the increase in the frequency and severity of the ...
Five beautiful places to retire that will make your jaw drop

Five beautiful places to retire that will make your jaw drop

Finance
Cusco, Peru's most historic city, is a UNESCO World Heritage site with domed churches and ancient, pedestrian-only cobblestone streets.Once an Incan capital, Cusco sits at an altitude of 11,200 feet and has clear, sunny days. Colonial structures have been converted into hip restaurants, shops and even homes. The historic centro is surrounded by a vibrant, modern city.The nearby Sacred Valley lies below snow-capped mountains with villages and several pre-Columbian ruins, including Machu Picchu. Superfoods, like chia seeds, quinoa and maca, are inexpensive and plentiful. A retired couple could enjoy a good life on $ 1,700 a month, expats report. Let's block ads! (Why?) Personal Finance
A Bridge Too Far and five other films that left their inspirations fuming

A Bridge Too Far and five other films that left their inspirations fuming

Entertainment
The US soldier Robert Redford played in 1977 film A Bridge Too Far did not like how he was portrayed, according to a leading military historian.Sir Antony Beevor is quoted in The Times as saying he has seen a letter written by Colonel Julian Cook in which he objects to how Redford played him."Most men would have been flattered," Sir Antony told the Edinburgh International Book Festival on Sunday.Colonel Cook received the Distinguished Service Cross for his role at Arnhem.Then a major, he parachuted into the Netherlands in 1944 and led a daring daylight crossing across the Waal River. Before the crossing, Redford is seen in Richard Attenborough's film describing the missi...