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NBA roundup: Young scores 50 as Hawks upend Heat

Trae Young scored a career-high 50 points to help the host Atlanta Hawks to a 129-124 win over the Miami ...


Lakers open post-break homestand against Grizzlies

The Los Angeles Lakers open the second half of their regular-season campaign with a three-game homestand, starting Friday against the ...


Antetokounmpo, Bucks maintain dominance over Pistons

All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo piled up 33 points, 16 rebounds, four assists and three steals as the Milwaukee Bucks continued their ...


Report: Alabama OC Sarkisian no longer seeking Colorado job

Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian pulled his name from consideration for Colorado's head-coaching position on Thursday, ESPN reported. Sarkisian interviewed ...


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Bayrob hackers infected 400,000 computers before being taken down

The hackers were like modern-day John Dillingers, brazenly committing their crimes and repeatedly escaping law enforcement's grasp.But like Dillinger and ...

Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an ...

Coronavirus more closely aligned to flu than other viruses

CHICAGO, Illinois - Scientists in China who studied the nose and throat swabs from 18 patients infected with the new ...

Roger Stone gets 3 years and four months prison sentence

WASHINGTON, DC - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone to 40 months in ...

Former U.S. congressman denies Trump offer to WikiLeaks founder

LONDON, UK - The White House has denied a claim aired in a London court this week that President Donald ...

Israelis and Saudis reportedly discussing cooperation on air travel

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is having discussions about the implementation of direct flights from Tel ...

Business

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Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

U.S. stocks dive while greenback accelerates recent gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Thursday but the biggest market-mover was the U.S. Dollar which soared ...

Netherlands capital ponders new vision for 'red light district'

PanARMENIAN.Net - Amsterdam is considering moving part of its red light district indoors to an "erotic" complex where prostitutes no ...

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Blue Jackets RW Bjorkstrand (ankle) out for season

A season full of injuries has only gotten worse for the Columbus Blue Jackets, who now will be without leading ...


Bruins ship Backes, first-round pick to Ducks for Kase

The Boston Bruins traded veteran forward David Backes and a 2020 first-round draft pick to the Anaheim Ducks on Friday ...


Clippers will try to steady ship vs. Kings

Injuries and inconsistency were the storylines for the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of the season. But the ...


Bradley wins case, Neris settles as arbitration ends

Arizona Diamondbacks closer Archie Bradley won his salary arbitration case Friday and will earn $4.1 million in 2020, ESPN reported. ...


Reports: NFLPA vote means CBA not yet approved

The NFL Players Association Executive Committee on Friday voted 6-5 on Friday against recommending the currently proposed Collective Bargaining Agreement, ...


Yankees P Severino returning to New York for tests

Yankees right-hander Luis Severino will leave spring training camp to return to New York for additional tests on his strained ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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