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The one that got away: Not the fish, but the $2.8M prize

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Phil Heasley caught the fish of his life, but the $2.8 million in tournament prize money got away. Heasley reeled in a 6-foot (1.8 meter) white marlin last year off Maryland’s coast. But in a sign of how concerned some big money tournaments are about cheating, officials made him and his crew take lie detector tests. The officials said all four men failed. Heasley is now in a protracted court battle over the winnings and his … Read the referenced┬ástory here: The…

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We’re giving away the Honor 7X — Enter now!

If you’re after a stylish phone that doesn’t skimp on performance or features, the Honor 7X is absolutely worth a look. And we’re giving one away! The Honor 7X has flagship looks and an enjoyable, high-performance Android experience in a chassis that’s just as desirable as phones costing twice as much. And now you can win one! THE PRIZE: One Android Central reader will be taking home a brand new Honor 7X in black! THE GIVEAWAY: To enter, use the widget at the bottom of this page. Keep in mind…

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US High Court Turns Away Dispute Over Gay Worker Protections

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by a Georgia security guard who said she was harassed and forced from her job because she is a lesbian, avoiding an opportunity to decide whether a federal law that bans gender-based bias also outlaws discrimination based on sexual orientation. The justices left in place a lower court ruling against Jameka Evans, who had argued that workplace sexual orientation discrimination violates Title VII of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. Workplace protections are a major source of concern…

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OnePlus is giving away 10,000 Star Wars: The Last Jedi tickets to its fans in India

OnePlus fans in India will be able to watch the upcoming Star Wars movie for free. OnePlus is celebrating its third anniversary in India, and to mark the occasion the company is giving away 10,000 complimentary tickets to its fans for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is hitting theaters on December 15. The company is also set to launch the OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition in the country on December 14. OnePlus fans in nine cities across India will be able to avail the promotion: Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Chandigarh,…

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