The 25 wildest, most audacious outfits Nicki Minaj has ever worn

Nicki Minaj has never been shy when it comes to flaunting her fashion choices. The rapper, whose lyrics are often as controversial as her outfits, has raised eyebrows not only for her music video style, but also on the red carpet. Minaj ensures her accessories are just as bold as her clothing, from crazy Marge Simpson-esque wigs to fried chicken bone necklaces. To celebrate the singer’s 37th birthday, Insider has rounded up 28 of the popstar’s most daring outfits. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Nicki Minaj’s fearless style is not only represented in her risqué music videos, but also on the red carpet where she always stands out from… Read More

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In game lacking flow, Thunderbirds come up short against the Royals

VICTORIA, British Columbia – Anyone who is a fan of watching power plays would have loved Saturday night’s game between the Seattle Thunderbirds and the Victoria Royals. The two teams combined for 18 power-play attempts, which sucked any flow out of the game and made even-strength play a premium. Getting 10 of the power plays, Victoria would cash in on one, on their way to a 3-1 win at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Victoria (15-9-2-0) got a couple of scores from Brandon Cutler, one of which was on a power play, to keep the Thunderbirds from winning back-to-back games for the first time this season. “Way too much special teams,”… Read More

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Utah Jazz return to win column, beat Memphis Grizzlies 126-112

Utah Jazz forward Royce O’Neale (23) goes up for two defended by Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. (13) during the second half of an NBA basketball game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. The Jazz won in regulation 126-112 over the Grizzlies. | Colter Peterson, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Sometimes when you’re having a hard time, life gives you exactly what you need to get back in a better place to balance things out. For the Utah Jazz, mired in a skid that has seen them drop five out of their last six games, that means getting to play… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 8 Dec 2019

Patient data from family doctors sold to US companies Data from GP surgeries has been sold to US pharmaceutical companies for research, intensifying concern over America’s growing ambitions to access lucrative parts of the health service after Brexit. The US companies, including Merck, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Eli Lilly, have paid for millions of patients’ data. US access to UK health markets been a burning issue in the general election campaign. Late surge of tactical voting could deny Johnson a majority There are predictions that a late surge of tactical voting in a handful of swing seats could deprive Boris Johnson of a majority in parliament. A cross-party alliance of opposition… Read More

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Sports on the air: Here’s what games are on TV and radio for the week of Dec. 8-14

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 TELEVISION BASKETBALL Houston at South Carolina, ESPNU, 10 a.m. Wichita St. at Oklahoma St., ESPNU, noon Women: Florida St. at Clemson, AT&T SportsNet, 10 a.m. Women: Texas at Tennessee, ESPN2, noon Texas A&M vs. Texas, ABC, 1 p.m. Women: South Dakota St. at Oregon, Pac-12, 1 p.m. Dayton vs. Saint Mary’s, ESPNU, 2 p.m. Women: Notre Dame at UConn, ESPN, 2 p.m. Buffalo at DePaul, FS1, 3 p.m. Denver at UCLA, Pac-12, 3 p.m. Liberty vs. Grand Canyon, ESPNU, 4:30 p.m. Gonzaga at Washington, ESPN2, 5 p.m. Seton Hall at Iowa St., ESPN2, 7 p.m. FOOTBALL College Football Playoff Selection Show, ESPN, 10 a.m. 49ers at… Read More

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3 keys in the Utah Jazz’s 126-112 win over the Memphis Grizzlies

Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) shoots over the head of Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. (13) for two during the first half of an NBA basketball game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. | Colter Peterson, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — The Jazz started to break out of their recent funk on Saturday night, as they used a dominant second quarter to propel them to an eventual 126-112 win over the Memphis Grizzlies at Vivint Arena. Here are three takeaways from the game. The Jazz offense was excellent Much of the Jazz’s struggles recently have come because of poor… Read More

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Berkeley Oblad’s return helps Utah volleyball team take care of unfinished business

Utah middle blocker Berkeley Oblad (12) makes a dig during the fourth set of a first-round volleyball match in the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Tournament at the George Albert Smith Fieldhouse in Provo on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. | Colter Peterson, Deseret News PROVO — A year ago, Berkeley Oblad sat on the sideline of Utah’s volleyball games wondering if she even wanted to play the game that brought the Nevada native to Salt Lake City five years ago. Elbow surgery had stolen the senior season for which she’d diligently prepared after just six matches. She watched her teammates struggle, fight, learn and grow, something of a mentor… Read More

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Utah Utes sweep BYU Cougars in dominant fashion, advance to Sweet 16 of NCAA Tournament

Utah and BYU square off in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 in Provo, Utah. The Utes swept the Cougars 3-0. | Nate Edwards, BYU Photo BYU has owned the volleyball rivalry over Utah in recent years, although that changed quite dramatically on Saturday, PROVO — What a difference one year makes, or even a few months, for that matter. One year after the BYU women’s volleyball team swept Utah out of the second round of the NCAA tournament, the Utes returned the favor, annihilating the Cougars in somewhat shocking straight set fashion (25-15, 25-15, 25-15) on Saturday. Stalwart and focused throughout, the Utes… Read More

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Authorities are reportedly investigating whether the Pensacola Navy base gunman posted anti-American tweets before the deadly shooting

Investigators are reportedly looking into anti-American tweets sent shortly before a deadly shooting on Friday at a Navy base in Pensacola, Florida. Three victims were killed in the attack and authorities fatally shot the gunman, whom authorities have identified as a Saudi national named Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani who was training in the US. The SITE Intelligence Group said the tweets contained words that echoed Osama Bin Laden, though they did not claim allegiance to any specific group. The New York Times reported that the account had criticized American foreign policy, calling the US a “nation of evil.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The FBI is reportedly looking into… Read More

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The 2 US Navy sailors being hailed as heroes in the Pensacola shooting were fresh out of military training

Two slain US service members who have been hailed for their perseverance during the mass shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida recently finished their introductory training in the Navy. Family members of two of the reported victims, Joshua Watson and Mohammed Haitham, say they were notified that the men tried assisting authorities during the shooting. Both service members had recently graduated from their respective introductory training stations. A previous incident during a mass shooting in Florida bore some semblance to the victims Naval Air Station incident. Fifteen-year-old Peter Wang, an aspiring US Army soldier in the school’s Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program, was killed in the… Read More

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