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'Jeopardy!' sports clues stump players

"Jeopardy!" contestants fail to answer football related clues.

Alex Trebek talks about brain surgery

Jeopardy! host, Alex Trebek, suffered a subdural hematoma during a fall two months ago.

It's so cold that...

Iguanas froze. Mariah was freezing. And a 'Jeopardy' contestant gets frozen out. Here's this week's politics-free side of the news.

Alex Trebek of 'Jeopardy!' on leave after brain surgery for blood clots

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is taking a medical leave after undergoing surgery to remove blood clots from his brain, Trebek and his production team said Thursday.


'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek on medical leave, plans to return 'very soon'

LOS ANGELES, Jan 4 (Reuters) - "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek is taking a break from taping episodes of the U.S. television quiz show to recover from surgery to remove blood clots on the brain, he said in a video message released on Thursday.

'Jeopardy!' player mispronounces 'gangsta'

Find out how much money this "Jeopardy!" contestant lost because he mispronounced "gangsta."

'Gangstas' flub costs 'Jeopardy!' contestant

A "Jeopardy!" contestant loses $3,200 for the pronunciation of the word "gangstas."


Connecticut infrastructure funding in question: state report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut's infrastructure projects are in jeopardy after revenue that helps pay off the state's transportation debt has decreased and additional funding sources have not yet been identified, according to a report released on Thursday.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Futures in Jeopardy, ‘Dreamers’ Get Backing of Big Names and Businesses

A well-financed advertising and lobbying campaign for DACA beneficiaries is pushing Congress for a deal.

Dems get wins they had craved since Trump took office. Now, full control of Congress might be in jeopardy

After a year of doubts, recriminations and special election misfires, Democrats finally got the big victories Tuesday they'd so desperately craved in the year since Donald Trump won the presidency.  


Canada government facing resistance from Senate over pot law

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government's plan to legalize recreational marijuana by next July could be in jeopardy, with opposition brewing among some in the Senate and concerns that the deadline to pass the bill is rapidly approaching.

Google exec: Our society is in real jeopardy

In November 2014, the Guardians of Peace -- a group affiliated with the North Korean government -- hacked Sony Pictures because the studio was planning to release "The Interview," a movie they felt insulted their leader, Kim Jong Un.

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: Farewell to a ‘Jeopardy!’ Favorite

Friday: A New York bartender on life after his 13-night “Jeopardy!” run, your weekend roundup, and Pickle Day.


UPDATE 1-Gerresheimer's targets in jeopardy over U.S. healthcare confusion

* Says delivering Q4 orders is a challenge (Adds more details on outlook, shares)

New York bartender steals the show on 'Jeopardy!'

'Jeopardy!' champion Austin Rogers has become a viral sensation because of his performance on the show.

Price in Trump's crosshairs as expensive travel scrutinized

The White House said Thursday it was considering adopting new oversight of administration officials' use of private planes as President Donald Trump's health boss finds his job in jeopardy.


Menacing Bali volcano throws tourists' plans into jeopardy

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (Reuters) - Some tourists are having second thoughts about visiting the tropical Indonesian resort island of Bali after repeated warnings that its highest volcano could erupt at any time, half a century after it killed more than 1,000 people.

Trump takes on McCain over health care vote

President Donald Trump on Saturday continued his criticism of Sen. John McCain, going after the Arizona Republican on Twitter after he threw the Senate GOP's latest health care effort into jeopardy.


Progress on global poverty and disease at risk, Gates says

LONDON, (Reuters) - Proposed United States budget cuts could put in jeopardy great progress in reducing global poverty and disease and lead to 5 million more deaths from AIDS alone, the philanthropist Bill Gates warned on Wednesday.


Exclusive: Colombia's ELN says it killed Russian hostage; risks peace talks with government

NORTHWESTERN JUNGLES, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia's ELN guerrilla group said a Russian-Armenian citizen it held hostage for six months was killed in April while trying to escape, a startling admission that risks throwing current peace talks with the government into jeopardy. 


Australian citizenship crisis erodes support for government

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's government hit a six-month low in a widely-watched opinion poll on Monday, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's one-seat majority in jeopardy over a citizenship crisis which could see three cabinet ministers thrown out of parliament.


VW labor leaders warn politicians not to put jobs in jeopardy

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen's powerful labor representatives on Thursday urged lawmakers not to use the carmaker as a political football ahead of national elections next month and risk threatening jobs in Germany.


U.S. Justice Department not looking to charge journalists for leaks: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of the top officials at the U.S. Justice Department said Sunday that the agency's heightened focus on policing leaks of classified information is not intended to put journalists in legal jeopardy.

Report: Alaska warned over 'no' vote

GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska told "Alaska Dispatch News" that Interior Secy. Ryan Zinke called him to say the "no" vote put Alaska's future with the administration in jeopardy.

Weddings and Engagements

Vows: Alex, We’ll Take ‘To Have and to Hold’ for $1,000

For two teachers in a “Jeopardy” tournament, the real prize comes nearly four years after meeting at the show.

Source: Some WH staff worry Kushner security clearance in jeopardy

Concerns over the fate of Jared Kushner's final security clearance have begun to creep into the West Wing.


Yankees first baseman Bird having ankle surgery

(Reuters) - New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird will undergo surgery to remove excess bone growth from his right ankle, putting his season in jeopardy, the American League club said on Monday.

GOP senators already opposing health care bill

Two prominent Republicans are already publicly saying they are against the new Senate health care bill which could put the measure in jeopardy. CNN's Ryan Nobles reports.

Graham, Cassidy unveil details of alternative health care plan

With the prospects for passing the current Senate Republican health care bill still in jeopardy, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, and Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, are working with their GOP colleagues on an alternative approach to replacing Obamacare: keeping much of the federal taxes in place and sending that money to the states to control.


Norway warns Brazil that funds to safeguard rainforests at risk

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway has warned Brazil that funds to help protect the Amazon rainforest under a billion-dollar program are in jeopardy because more forests are being destroyed, a Norwegian government letter showed on Wednesday.

United States Politics and Government

Gun Deal in Jeopardy for Turkish Guards Who Beat Protesters

The State Department had approved the sale of handguns to the Turkish presidential detail that attacked American demonstrators, but that deal now has resistance from at least one lawmaker.

Are Tiger's sponsorships in jeopardy?

The golfer's Memorial Day arrest on suspicion of DUI doesn't just jeopardize his legacy. It could also tarnish his relationships with a host of big-name sponsors.

United States Politics and Government

Michael Flynn Misled Pentagon About Russia Ties, Letter Says

His failure to disclose income from Russian and Turkish sources, and his apparent attempt to mislead the Pentagon, could put Mr. Flynn in legal jeopardy.


Arab Bank settlement over attacks may hit snag in U.S. appeals court

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A settlement between Arab Bank Plc and Americans who accused it of facilitating militant attacks in Israel is in jeopardy after U.S. judges said they may not have jurisdiction over an appeal that would determine how much the bank should pay.

Mark Green's controversial comments

The nomination of President Trump's Army secretary Mark Green could be in jeopardy due in part to controversial comments he made regarding the LGBT community. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Trump's 2nd choice for Army secretary may back out, too

The nomination of President Donald Trump's Army secretary is in serious jeopardy, and he could be withdrawing as soon as this week, three sources familiar with the matter told CNN.

White House 100-year tradition in jeopardy?

The White House Easter egg roll is one of the biggest social events held on property. White House reporter Julie Hirshfeld Davis says it's presenting challenges.


Trump's funding request for U.S. border wall hits snag among some Republicans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's call for $1.5 billion this year to help build a wall along the border with Mexico could be in jeopardy as fellow Republicans in Congress weigh delaying a decision on the request.

Trump stock market rally in jeopardy

Wall Street no longer believes President Trump's agenda is a slam dunk. The Dow is on track for an eighth down day in a row, the longest streak since 2011.


Jeopardy host Alex Trebek provides a few answers of his own

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alex Trebek may be an American icon, but he hails from a little nickel-mining town in northern Ontario.

WSJ editorial: Trump in jeopardy of being seen as a 'fake president'


Tokyo 2020 golf venue votes to admit women members

(Reuters) - The club scheduled to hold the 2020 Tokyo Olympics golf events voted to admit women as full members on Monday, scrapping an all-male policy that had been heavily criticized and put its hosting rights in jeopardy.

White House, senators plot major changes to Obamacare repeal bill

Trump administration officials acknowledged to Republican senators at a White House meeting Tuesday that the House bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is in serious jeopardy.

Michelle Obama's healthy school lunch program may be in jeopardy

One of Michelle Obama's signature accomplishments as first lady may be in jeopardy under the Trump administration.


U.S. program for Afghan translators in jeopardy as visa supply runs low

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it will soon run out of visas for interpreters and other Afghans who have worked for the U.S. government during the decade and a half that U.S. forces have been engaged in the country.


LSE, Deutsche Boerse deal in jeopardy as EU set to block

(Reuters) - London Stock Exchange said its proposed merger with Deutsche Boerse AG was unlikely to be approved by the European Commission, leaving the stock market operators' third attempt at combining on the brink of failure.

'Jeopardy!' host raps answers

Alex Trebek showed off his rap skills while reading answers for a "Let's Rap Kids!" category on a recent "Jeopardy!" episode.

Ivanka Trump's perfume is Amazon hit

If you've lost sleep worrying that Ivanka Trump's brand is in jeopardy, take comfort -- her perfume is a now a best seller on Amazon.


A New Crisis Hits Ukraine: Turmoil at the Eurovision Song Contest

The contest, a European institution that is scheduled to take place in Ukraine this year, appears to be in jeopardy after the organizing team quit en masse amid allegations of corruption.

Labor secretary nominee Andrew Puzder in jeopardy

Four Republican senators have told GOP leadership they are withholding support for President Donald Trump's choice for labor secretary, setting off an intense effort by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and business groups to bring at least two back into the fold so that the nomination does not fail, several sources involved in the effort tell CNN.

Trump education pick Betsy DeVos is in jeopardy

Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska both said Wednesday they would not vote to support President Donald Trump's choice for education secretary, Betsy DeVos, the first two sitting Republican senators to publicly say they wouldn't back one of Trump's Cabinet nominees.


Exclusive: Syria's million-tonne Russian wheat deal in jeopardy

ABU DHABI/MOSCOW (Reuters) - A deal struck in October for Syria to buy one million tonnes of wheat from its ally Russia to prevent bread shortages in government-held areas has not been fulfilled and may never be, Syrian and Russian government sources said.

'Jeopardy' contestants stumped by this answer

Conan's house band, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, stumped "Jeopardy" contestants.


Future of two-state solution in Mideast in jeopardy: Kerry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned on Wednesday that the future of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was in jeopardy, and laid out parameters for future peace talks, saying the United States could not stay silent.


Kerry says two-state solution in jeopardy in Middle East

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out parameters for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying the United States could not stay silent while it saw the possibility of peace slipping away.

'Jeopardy!' champ ends streak, but keeps big secret

The cancer-stricken "Jeopardy!" contestant whose six-game winning streak ended Wednesday was fulfilling a lifelong dream.

Brother reveals where winnings will go

Cindy Stowell died from cancer before her winning streak on "Jeopardy!" aired. Her brother Greg Stowell discusses memories of his sister.

'Jeopardy!' contestant ends streak, but keeps big secret

In her final episode on the game show "Jeopardy!" Cindy Stowell revealed a secret.


‘Jeopardy!’ Run Ends for Cindy Stowell, Cancer-Stricken Champion

Her six-game streak placed her among the year’s top performers, with more than $123,000 in winnings that she had pledged to donate to cancer research.

'Jeopardy!' champ who died kept winning streak a secret

Cindy Stowell died earlier this month after a long battle with cancer, but her friends and family are currently watching her "Jeopardy!" winning streak play out on television.

Hear her boyfriend open up on winning streak

Cindy Stowell died from cancer before her winning streak on "Jeopardy!" aired. Her boyfriend Jason Hess discusses her experience on CNN's "New Day."

See the contestant on winning streak

"Jeopardy!" contestant Cindy Stowell achieved her dream of appearing on the show. She died a week before the episode aired.

'Jeopardy!' contestant dies before show airs

A "Jeopardy!" contestant who achieved her dream of appearing on the show has passed away just a week before the episode is due to air, her partner said.

Carrier Corp

Trump Saved Jobs at Carrier, but More Midwest Jobs Are in Jeopardy

The 1,000 jobs the president-elect saved represent just 0.2 percent of total manufacturing employment in Indiana.


Australia's plan to ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat in jeopardy

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's plan to permanently ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat from ever entering the country was in jeopardy on Tuesday when the opposition Labor said it would not support the ban.


British swimmer's Atlantic crossing in jeopardy after crew drop out

DAKAR, Nov 7 (Reuters) - A British man aiming to swim across the Atlantic Ocean said on Monday he was battling to save his expedition after the captain of a support vessel and the team medic unexpectedly quit.

Hanks plays Trump supporter on 'Black Jeopardy'

While hosting "Saturday Night Live," Tom Hanks played Doug, a man who donned a "Make America Great Again" hat, on the sketch "Black Jeopardy."


IBM's Watson won Jeopardy, but can it win business from banks?

NEW YORK (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp is in an unusual fix in telling big U.S. banks they can use its Watson software of Jeopardy-winning fame as a cost-saving solution: bankers say they like it, but cannot afford it.

Translation and Interpreters

Afghans Who Translated for the U.S. Military Are Stuck in Limbo on Visas

Thousands of Afghans who helped Americans are now threatened by the Taliban and hope to immigrate, but a visa program for them is in jeopardy.

Opinion: He stood up to presidents

When Elie Wiesel felt justice was in jeopardy, he spoke out. And people in the highest reaches of power listened. Two incidents make that exceptionally clear.


Brexit makes government fix to Tata steel pension plan elusive

LONDON/BRUSSELS, June 29 (Reuters) - A government overhaul of the British Steel Pension Scheme - crucial to convincing anyone to buy Tata's British assets - is in jeopardy after Britons' vote to leave the European Union deepened the fund's debts and depleted its assets, analysts and industry sources said.


Misfiring Ronaldo leaves Portugal in dangerous place

PARIS (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second-half penalty and had a late headed effort disallowed as Portugal's future at Euro 2016 looked in jeopardy following a 0-0 draw against Austria in a wide open Group F on Saturday.

'Jeopardy!' champ taunts Trebek, divides Internet

Buzzy Cohen has an eight-game winning streak going on "Jeopardy!" But his celebrations and taunts to host Alex Trebek have drawn a mixed reaction on the Internet.

Shiraz (Iran)

Shiraz Journal: The Persian Rug May Not Be Long for This World

Shoppers’ changing tastes, and years of economic sanctions, are putting in jeopardy one of the world’s most complex and labor-intensive handicrafts.


Empire: ‘Empire’ Season 2 Finale: Enough Is Enough

In the season finale, reconciliation between several members of the family is once again thrown into jeopardy.

September 11 (2001)

Senate Passes Bill That Would Expose Saudi Arabia to Legal Jeopardy Over 9/11

The legislation, now headed to the House and opposed by the White House, is another sign of escalating tensions between the Mideast nation and the U.S.


UPDATE 1-UK court ruling in OW Bunker case may mean double payments for shippers

* Court ruling may mean shippers face "double jeopardy" - attnys


Korean Park wants resolution to 'double jeopardy' ruling

SEOUL (Reuters) - Swimmer Park Tae-hwan is still waiting to hear from the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) on whether it will drop a controversial rule that has tacked on three years to his doping ban imposed by governing body FINA, his management team said on Tuesday.


UK carbon emission goals in jeopardy if Hinkley delayed: minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's carbon emission targets could be at risk if the Hinkley C nuclear power project is canceled or delayed beyond its planned 2025 start date, the country's energy and climate minister said on Tuesday.


Britain finds a buyer for one Tata steel plant, saving a third of jobs at risk

LONDON (Reuters) - Tata Steel agreed to sell one of its main British steelworks to investment firm Greybull Capital for 1 pound on Monday, saving a third of the 15,000 jobs placed in jeopardy by the Indian conglomerate's decision to sell up in Britain.

Will U.S. take 10K Syrian refugees?

Six months in, President Barack Obama's goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees in the United States by the end of the fiscal year is in serious jeopardy.

Beetles, butterflies and bees may face extinction

Bees, birds, butterflies and beetles are among a growing list of pollinator species in jeopardy of global extinction, a United Nations study warns, a trend that could threaten the world's food supply.

Pollinators face extinction, study says

Bees, birds, butterflies and beetles are among a growing list of pollinator species in jeopardy of global extinction, a United Nations study warns, a trend that could threaten the world's food supply.


Canadians banned from Jeopardy game show, angst ensues


AT1 market hits rock bottom, puts sector in jeopardy

LONDON, Feb 9 (IFR) - The Additional Tier 1 market is suffering its worst sell-off since opening in 2013, scuppering banks' ability to continue using the instruments to shore up their balance sheets and raising fresh doubts about the depth of the investor base in Europe.


UPDATE 1-Theranos lab poses "jeopardy to patient health" - regulator

Jan 27 (Reuters) - Deficient practices at a lab operated by blood-testing startup Theranos pose "immediate jeopardy to patient health and safety," the U.S. government's Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said in a letter to the company released on Wednesday.


Theranos lab poses 'jeopardy to patient health': regulator

(Reuters) - Deficient practices at a lab operated by blood-testing startup Theranos pose "immediate jeopardy to patient health and safety," the U.S. government's Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said in a letter to the company released on Wednesday.


Theranos lab poses "jeopardy to patient health" - regulator

Jan 27 (Reuters) - Deficient practices at a lab operated by blood-testing startup Theranos pose "immediate jeopardy to patient health and safety," the U.S. government's Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said in a letter to the company released on Wednesday.

'Jeopardy!' ends with three-way tie ... for last place

After all three contestants wagered it all and lost during the "Final Jeopardy!" round, the show was left without a winner.


NBA-Bulls' Noah to have shoulder surgery, out four to six months

(Reuters) - Joakim Noah's season is in jeopardy as the Chicago Bulls center will undergo shoulder surgery and miss four to six months, the National Basketball Association team said on Saturday.


Lofty valuations and crumbling commodities raise doubts over European dividends

LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Investors looking to dividends as a shelter from volatile European markets will be challenged this year, with payouts in jeopardy from falling commodity prices and lofty valuations of usually dependable payers.


Kazakh central bank asset manager fired after saying oil fund in jeopardy

ALMATY, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's central bank fired the head of its investment management arm after he criticised the country's authorities for drawing aggressively on the $64 billion state oil fund.

Jeopardy!' contestant gets Trebek to say WHAT??!

Contestant Talia Lavin surprised "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek with an answer referencing the popular "Celebrity Jeopardy!" skit on "Saturday Night Live."


Bollore's Niger-Benin rail project in jeopardy after rival wins court order

COTONOU/DAKAR, Nov 27 (Reuters) - French conglomerate Bollore may have to halt work on the Niger to Benin section of its giant West Africa rail project after a rival company won a court order to stop it going ahead.


Putin says to keep cooperating with U.S.-led coalition over Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will keep cooperating with the United States and its partners to fight Islamic State in Syria, but that cooperation will be in jeopardy if there are any repeats of Turkey's shooting down of a Russian jet, Russia's Vladimir Putin said.


UPDATE 1-Putin says to keep cooperating with U.S.-led coalition over Syria

MOSCOW, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Russia will keep cooperating with the United States and its partners to fight Islamic State in Syria, but that cooperation will be in jeopardy if there are any repeats of Turkey's shooting down of a Russian jet, Russia's Vladimir Putin said.


Market will struggle to absorb swarm of Middle East bonds

LONDON, Nov 3 (IFR) - The execution of a growing pipeline of deals from the Middle East is under jeopardy because of a toxic combination of reduced local liquidity and limited international, bankers have warned.


Key payments could be at risk in Illinois cash crunch

CHICAGO, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Illinois' budget impasse has reached a point where full and timely payments for big ticket items such as pensions could be in jeopardy, the state comptroller's office...

'Jeopardy' contestant gets Trebek to say ...

Contestant Talia Lavin surprised "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek with an answer referencing the popular "Celebrity Jeopardy!" skit on "Saturday Night Live."

'Turd Ferguson' on real 'Jeopardy'

If there is a trolling hall of fame, Talia Lavin deserves to be inducted.