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C.J. Spiller: Kansas City Chiefs sign running back for third time

C.J. Spiller: Kansas City Chiefs sign running back for third time

Sports
Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs have signed running back C.J. Spiller for a third time this year.A source told the Kanas City Star that the team signed the seven-year veteran on Friday night. Spiller first joined the franchise in February. He was released for the first time by the Chiefs on Sept. 2, before being re-signed on Sept. 3. The Chiefs brought back the running back at that point after putting cornerback Steven Nelson on injured reserve. Spiller was cut again on Thursday."I actually had the chance to talk to C.J. today and as you know C.J., being a veteran in this league, is not subject to waivers and there's a possibility that C.J. may end up on our roster," Chiefs general manager Brett Veach told reporters after Spiller's first cut."Again, we've had that conversation. We'...
Time runs out for Americans in North Korea as travel ban goes into effect

Time runs out for Americans in North Korea as travel ban goes into effect

World
For the scores of Americans who live or work in North Korea, time is up. The Trump administration’s ban on travel to the reclusive country went into effect Friday, with limited exemptions available. For the small group of U.S. citizens working on aid projects or at hospitals and universities, their work -- at times, life-saving -- will have to be put on indefinite pause. That could adversely affect many North Koreans who are dependent on foreign assistance at health centers across the country, according to Heidi Linton, the executive director of Christian Friends of Korea, a nonprofit based in Black Mountain, North Carolina. “If we’re not able to continue our assistance there, it affects the lives of thousands of patients,” she told ABC News. Franklin Graham, the well-known Christian e
Children consuming online time 'like junk food'

Children consuming online time 'like junk food'

Technology
Parents must intervene to stop their children overusing social media and consuming time online "like junk food", the children's commissioner has said.In an interview with the Observer, Anne Longfield criticised the ways social media giants use to draw children into spending more time.She said parents should be proactive in stopping their children from bingeing on the internet in the summer holidays.Ms Longfield has launched a campaign to help parents with the issue.She said: "It's something that every parent will talk about especially during school holidays; that children are in danger of seeing social media like sweeties, and their online time like junk food."None of us as parents would want our children to eat junk food all the time."For those same reasons we shouldn't want our children ...
Career advice you hear all the time that's actually bunk

Career advice you hear all the time that's actually bunk

Finance
Five steps to ace that job interviewPeople love to give advice. And you're especially likely to get an earful when you're just starting out in your working life. But getting pro tips from everyone from your roommates or parents to your coworkers or bartender can be overwhelming. It turns out that a lot of what you hear, you should just ignore. Research, evidence and the current job market suggests there's better advice to take. "Follow your passion" This go-to advice for inspirational posters and graduation speeches often leaves people spinning their wheels. The suggestion to "follow your passion" depends on two assumptions, says Cal Newport, author of "So Good They Can't Ignore You," a book that challenges the belief that "follow your passion" is good advice. This trope assumes, he say...
Possible melted fuel seen for first time at Fukushima plant

Possible melted fuel seen for first time at Fukushima plant

Technology
An underwater robot captured images of solidified lava-like rocks Friday inside a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the first time what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago. Plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. said the robot found large amounts of lava-like debris apparently containing fuel that had flowed out of the core into the primary containment vessel of the Unit 3 reactor at Fukushima. The plant was destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. Cameras mounted on the robot showed extensive damage caused by the core meltdown, with fuel debris mixed with broken reactor parts, suggesting the difficult challenges ahead in the decades-long decommissioning of the destroyed plant. Experts have said the fuel mel...