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Roy Miller: Kansas City Chiefs release embattled DT after domestic battery charge

Roy Miller: Kansas City Chiefs release embattled DT after domestic battery charge

Sports
The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive tackle Roy Miller on Monday, two days after he was arrested in Jacksonville, Fla., and charged with domestic battery of his wife. "We did release Roy and we're going to move on from that," Chiefs coach Andy Reid told reporters Monday, declining to answer further questions about Miller being waived. "I can't really talk about anything from a legal standpoint, so I'm going to just leave it at that." Miller, 30, is accused of dragging his wife by the hair, tearing a braid from her head and nearly ripping off her shirt, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office incident report. According to report, the altercation between the 6-foot-1, 301-pound player and Nicole Miller began with an argument after the couple returned home separately. Nicole Mille...
Thousands demand release of Catalan officials

Thousands demand release of Catalan officials

World
Tens of thousands of Catalan pro-independence supporters packed streets in Barcelona to demand the release of officials who pushed for the region to split from Spain.At the march, organised by Catalonia's two main grassroots independence groups, activists waved Catalan flags and held yellow banners with the word "Freedom".After the Catalan government declared independence on 27 October, Madrid dismissed the region's leader Carles Puigdemont, his administration and the parliament.Catalonia's autonomy was suspended and Madrid called for new elections on 21 December.Image:Tens of thousands of people took part in the march in BarcelonaMr Puigdemont is currently in self-imposed exile in Belgium awaiting a hearing on possible extradition back to Spain after Madrid issued an EU-wide warrant.The d...
Rose McGowan shares book cover, release date for upcoming memoir 'Brave'

Rose McGowan shares book cover, release date for upcoming memoir 'Brave'

Entertainment
Nov. 6 (UPI) --Rose McGowan shared on Twitter Monday the book cover and release date for her upcoming memoir titled Brave.The cover features the back of McGowan's head as she shaves off her hair using clippers. The memoir is set for release on Jan. 30 from publisher HarperOne.Described as both a memoir and a manifesto, Brave will chronicle McGowan's path to becoming an activist "who is determined to expose the truth about the entertainment industry, dismantle the concept of fame, shine a light on a multibillion-dollar business built on systemic misogyny, and empower people everywhere to wake up and be brave.""Hello fellow human, pleased to meet you. My name is Rose McGowan and I am BRAVE. I want you to be too," the actress said of the book in a statement. "My life, as you will read, has ta...
Minnesota Vikings: Release of guard Alex Boone not a surprise

Minnesota Vikings: Release of guard Alex Boone not a surprise

Sports
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The biggest surprise on cutdown day for the Minnesota Vikings was the release of left guard Alex Boone, who less than 18 months ago was a prized free-agent signing at $ 26.8 million over four years. In hindsight, it shouldn't have come as a surprise. About two weeks ago, when head coach Mike Zimmer was asked about the battle at center between Nick Easton and Pat Elflein, Zimmer said, "Who knows? One of them could end up at guard." This came after Boone had missed the second preseason game at Seattle. Easton moved to left guard, allowing the rookie Elflein to start at center. And the line played the best it played all preseason. But the assumption was the Vikings wouldn't pull the trigger and dump Boone, leaving $ 3.4 million in dead cap space this season. But this is...
Big banks make it through stress tests, investors await cash release

Big banks make it through stress tests, investors await cash release

Finance
U.S. banks made it through the latest round of stress testing relatively unscathed, setting investors up for news next week of payouts from the industry's biggest names.Testings results released Thursday by the Federal Reserve show that the 34 institutions under scrutiny have enough capital to make it through the two scenarios regulators posed — one akin to the financial crisis and another entailing a shallower downturn.Under the scenarios, the banks tested "would experience substantial losses." However, in total, the institutions "could continue lending to businesses and households, thanks to the capital built up by the sector following the financial crisis."The tests marked the third straight year the banks all met the Fed's standards for health and could boost arguments from Republican