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Len Don Diego, marketing manager for content at the DraftKings daily fantasy sports company, works at his station at the company's offices in Boston. Daily fantasy sports companies have said their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016. ESPN and DraftKings ended an exclusive advertising deal, and FanDuel confirmed it was laying off 55 workers in its Orlando, Fla., office.
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Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thanks supporters during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.
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Waves crash near a damaged section of seawall in Pacifica, Calif. Living with the Pacific Ocean as your backyard has its benefits. But the crumbling ocean cliffs have forced dozens to move quickly and at a high cost. Still, others remain, unsure of when the call to leave might come. The toll has been heavy in recent years. In 2010, two apartment buildings undermined by previous storms were evacuated and face demolition. Last month, during El Nino storms, the residents of another apartment building and two homes were forced to move out. Continuing erosion has left these three neighboring apartments sitting unsafely on the edge of an 80-foot bluff.
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A driver waits to pick up passengers at an Uber and Lyft pick up area at the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas. The advent of Uber and Lyft in Nevada last fall has thrown the powerful Las Vegas taxi industry and its regulators into upheaval, as the taxi industry's $3-per-ride credit card processing fee and lack of an online review system look suddenly out of date.
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Ferguson City Councilman Wesley Bell explains the revisions and the unanimous vote in favor of the DOJ agreement at a press conference on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at the City of Ferguson Community Center. Behind him is Mayor James Knowles. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
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Haight and her dog Tomi. Tomi, her shiba inu alerted the family about a fire last October inside its house in Hicksville, New York. Haight will handle Tomi in the upcoming Westminster Kennel Club show. (Courtesy of Julia Haight via AP)
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An ambulance proceeds through the Narrows roadblock near Burns, Ore., as FBI agents have surrounded the remaining four occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, on Wednesday, Feb.10, 2016. The four are the last remnants of an armed group that seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 2 to oppose federal land-use policies. (Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian via AP)
Lee Baca, Leroy Lee  Baca The Associated Press
Then Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lee Baca speaks to the media in Los Angeles. Baca has agreed to plead guilty to lying to investigators during a federal corruption probe that tainted his career, federal prosecutors said Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.
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Country music star Jake Owen, left, talks with his playing partner Jordan Spieth, right, on the third tee of the Monterey Peninsula Country Club Shore Course during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Some see this tournament as a burden. The rounds can approach six hours because they are played in foursomes with amateurs. Spieth, who has played the last two times with Owen, says "This week, it's so unique and it's so much fun."
Marco Rubio The Associated Press
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at a campaign event in Columbia, S.C., Wednesday Feb. 10, 2016.
Janey Yellen The Associated Press
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, before the House Financial Services Committee hearing on monetary policy and the state of the economy. Yellen said the U.S. economy faces a number of global threats that could hamper growth and compel the Fed to slow the pace of future interest rate hikes.
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Michael Cudlitz attends "The Walking Dead" panel on day 2 of Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif. Cudlitz’s character Abraham Ford is known for his bright red hair and that distinctive handlebar mustache. In fact, the actor said his facial hair has so captivated fans of the zombie apocalypse drama they’ve even created a Twitter account for it. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, FIle)
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Kim Hyong Jun, left, deputy minister Foreign Affairs, and Ri Yong Gil, col. gen. of the Korean People's Army, pose before leaving Pyongyang Airport in North Korea for China. South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his military chief executed for corruption. If true, the execution of Ri Yong Gil would be the latest in a series of killings, purges and dismissals since Kim took power in late 2011.
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NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, before the House Foreign Affairs, Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations subcommittee and Western Hemisphere subcommittee hearing on: 'The Global Zika Epidemic.'
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Syrians gather in a street that was hit by shelling, in the predominantly Christian and Armenian neighborhood of Suleimaniyeh, Aleppo, Syria, April 11, 2015. Russia has proposed a March 1, 2016, ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials said Feb. 10, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate rebel groups. The U.S. has countered with demands for the fighting to stop immediately, the officials said. Peace talks are supposed to resume by Feb. 25. The conflict has killed more than a quarter-million people, created Europe’s biggest refugee crisis since World War II and allowed the Islamic State to carve out its own territory across parts of Syria and neighboring Iraq.
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The W.T. Waggoner Estate offices in downtown Vernon, Texas are headquarters for the ranching, oil and agriculture operations of the largest ranch under one fence in the United States. Sports and ranching mogul Stan Kroenke is purchasing the Waggoner Ranch. Asking price for the 510,000-acre property is $725 million. (Torin Halsey/Times Record News via AP)
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Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen waits in the dugout before the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals in Washington. Ozzie Guillen, who led the Chicago White Sox to the 2005 World Series title, has been hired to manage the La Guaira Sharks of the Venezuelan Winter League next offseason, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.
Sirhan Sirhan The Associated Press
These composite photos provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation show Sirhan Sirhan from left, in Oct. 29, 2009, Sept. 20, 2012, and Nov. 22, 2013. For nearly 50 years, Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. The Jerusalem native, now 71, has given no inkling that he will change his story at his 15th parole hearing set for Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in San Diego. He is serving a life sentence that was commuted from death when the California Supreme Court briefly outlawed capital punishment in 1972. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP)
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University of Southern California athletic director Pat Haden speaks during a news conference in Los Angeles. Haden was taken to his doctor after becoming faint in his office on campus Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Sports information director Tim Tessalone says Wednesday's episode is similar to one that the 63-year-old Haden suffered last October before a game against Notre Dame that briefly sent Haden to the hospital. Haden, who has a pacemaker, announced last week that he will retire on June 30, 2016.