Embiid, 76ers top Celtics for 6th straight victory

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the 76ers over the Boston Celtics for their sixth straight victory. Tobias Harris added 21 points for the 76ers, […]
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Court reviews arrest request on K-pop singer Jung Joon-young

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — K-pop singer Jung Joon-young is attending a South Korean court hearing on whether a warrant will be issued for his arrest on allegations he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent. He told reporters at the Seoul Central District Court on Thursday that he […]
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Dragic scores 22 as Heat snap Spurs’ 9-game winning streak

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Goran Dragic had 22 points and the Miami Heat snapped the Spurs’ nine-game winning streak with a 110-105 victory Wednesday night, sending Dwyane Wade home a winner in his final game in San Antonio. Dion Waiters added 18 points and Josh Richardson had 15 for Miami, which has won three straight. […]
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Arizona State beats St. John’s 74-65 in First Four

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Luguentz Dort overcame a hard foul and a leg injury, scored 21 points and led Arizona State to a long-awaited NCAA Tournament victory Wednesday night, 74-65 over St. John’s in the First Four. The 11th-seeded Sun Devils (23-10) will play Mid-American Conference champion Buffalo on Friday in the West Region, coming […]
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'An inexcusable act': 59 graves vandalized at Hebrew cemetery in Massachusetts, police say

Police in Massachusetts say they have opened a hate crime investigation after finding dozens of graves defaced at a Hebrew cemetery in Fall River.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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George the Poet: Social media gives poets 'a fair shot'

George the Poet says social media propelled his career and made poetry more accessible.
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Social media 'gives everyone a fair shot'

George the Poet says social media propelled his career and made poetry more accessible.
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New Zealand to Ban Military-Style Semiautomatic Guns, Jacinda Ardern Says

The announcement on Thursday from the New Zealand prime minister came less than a week after a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch.
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3/20/19 FastCast

The Mariners and A's opened the Major League season in Japan, where Ichiro Suzuki returned to play for the Mariners
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Australia braces for twin cyclones as state of emergency declared in Northern Territory

Parts of Northern Australia are being evacuated as the region braces for two cyclones to make landfall in the coming days -- one of which has the potential to be the region's most powerful storm in years.
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Kyle Sloter says he's ready to be Vikings backup

As the Minnesota Vikings continue to explore possible veteran options to back up Kirk Cousins, a current member of the roster says he's the man for the job. According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Kyle Sloter, who has spent the last two seasons on the Vikings roster, believes he's ready to step into the role. “As far as the backup job, I'm more than ready to do it,” Sloter said “I've been ready I feel like for a while.
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Serial Sex Offenders Are a Big Problem on Subways. Should They Be Banned for Life?

“We have individuals who, literally, since the 1980s have been committing sexual offenses on the trains,” an official said. Now, a bill would ban them from New York’s subways.
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John Hickenlooper explains why he went to see an X-rated movie with his mother

John Hickenlooper, the former Democratic governor of Colorado who is running for president, went into great detail on Wednesday evening explaining the time he took his mother to see an X-rated movie at a theater in the 1970s.
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Hailey Baldwin says mental health should be 'No. 1' after Justin Bieber asked for prayers

Hailey Baldwin is stressing the importance of mental health a week after husband Justin Bieber asked for fans' prayers after revealing he's been "struggling a lot."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons after mosque shootings, prime minister says

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand is immediately banning assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques.
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Roby lifts Nebraska over Butler 80-76 in NIT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Isaiah Roby had a career-high 28 points as Nebraska edged past Butler 80-76 in the NIT first round on Wednesday night. James Palmer Jr. added 23 points for the Cornhuskers. Roby shot 9 for 12 from the floor and converted 9 of 10 foul shots. He added eight rebounds. Glynn Watson […]
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U.S. probed FAA's Boeing 737 Max software approval last year - Bloomberg

U.S. officials started investigating the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) approval of the Boeing 737 Max software linked to the Lion Air plane crash last year weeks after the accident, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The officials also started probing why Boeing Co did not flag the feature in pilot manuals, according to the report Boeing did not respond to a request for comment outside regular working hours.
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New Zealand Bans Military-Style Weapons Following the Christchurch Mosque Shootings

"Every semi-automatic weapon used in the terrorist attack on Friday will be banned," Jacinda Ardern says
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Harden scores 57, but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in the last 14 games. Mike Conley scored 35 points for Memphis and Jonas Valanciunas had a career-best 33, including the game-winning free throw with less than a […]
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Sri Lanka averts rift spilling over to UN rights session

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s leader has kept his country’s political rift from spilling over to a U.N. human rights council meeting this week by abandoning plans to oppose the prime minister’s decision to co-sponsor a resolution giving the nation more time to address war crime allegations stemming from its civil war. On […]
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Miller leads TCU past Sam Houston St. 82-69 in NIT tourney

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — JD Miller had 15 points to lead six TCU players in double figures as the Horned Frogs beat Sam Houston State 82-69 in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday night. Desmond Bane and Alex Robinson added 13 points apiece for the Horned Frogs. RJ Nembhard chipped in 12 […]
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Hundreds of motel guests were secretly filmed and live-streamed online

More than 1,600 South Koreans have been secretly filmed in motel rooms and similar accommodation and their actions live-streamed online for paying customers, police said Wednesday.
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GAME RECAP: Bulls 126, Wizards 120

Lauri Markkanen pours in 32 points and 13 boards to lead Chicago in an overtime victory over Washington.
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President Trump Makes a Tricky 2020 Pitch in the Rust Belt

Donald Trump campaigned for president on a promise to bring back American manufacturing. As he prepares to run for re-election in 2020, his new strategy seems to be highlighting individual factories to argue that he is succeeding, while blaming unions and corporate leaders for any failures. On Wednesday, that meant a trip to a tank…
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NFL draft scenarios: Which of top four QBs will be available when Miami Dolphins pick?

A significant number of NFL personnel people and draft pundits believe there are four obvious choices atop the 2019 quarterback class. In no particular order: Kyler Murray. Dwayne Haskins. Daniel ... Click to Continue »
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Raiders sign free agent cornerback Nevin Lawson

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed unrestricted free agent cornerback Nevin Lawson. Lawson joined the Raiders on Wednesday after spending the first five seasons of his career in Detroit. Lawson was a fourth-round pick by the Lions in 2014 and has played 63 games with 54 starts in his career. He has […]
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UPDATE 1-Southwest pilots say extra training required after 737 MAX software update

Extra computer-based training will be required after a planned update to the software on the Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft, Southwest Airlines Co's pilot union said on Wednesday, adding that it was seeking additional information for pilots. Boeing has been working on a software update to an anti-stall system called MCAS since a Lion Air plane crashed in Indonesia in October, killing all 189 aboard.
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United Arab Emirates: UAE Legal Update – Regulatory Alert Healthcare - BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

The Law is unique insofar that it is the first federal privacy law relating to healthcare data and protection of personal and sensitive data in the UAE.
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Trump says China tariffs may stay for 'a substantial period of time'

President Donald Trump has warned that US tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese exports are unlikely to go away anytime soon — even if the two countries reach a deal to end their trade war.
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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons, says PM

The country's gun laws have been in the spotlight since a gunman killed 50 people at two mosques last Friday.
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