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Joshua Tree rally decries shutdown's impact on park

Originally aimed at calling on the government to stop the shutdown, the event turned into a stock-taking of the ecological and economic impacts.            [Author: Palm Springs Desert Sun]
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Durant, Curry lead Warriors to 10th straight victory

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Durant had 33 points and nine rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 24 points and Klay Thompson had 21, including two key free throws for Golden State on Saturday night to beat the Boston Celtics 115-111 and give the Warriors their 10th win in a row. Kyrie Irving scored 32 points with 10 […]
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Bader KOs Fedor in 35 seconds for Bellator heavyweight belt

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Bader stopped Fedor Emelianenko just 35 seconds into the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix finale Saturday night, becoming the first Bellator fighter to hold two championship belts simultaneously. Bader (27-5) floored the vaunted Russian heavyweight with a left hook from distance in the opening exchanges of their long-anticipated bout. He added […]
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Pole-winning car catches fire at Rolex 24 at Daytona sports car race

Mazda’s fortunes took a double hit at Daytona International Speedway when problems struck both of the team’s DPis within a 15-minute span.            [Author: RACER]
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Jokic returns to lead Nuggets past 76ers 126-110

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic posted his seventh triple-double of the season in his return from a one-game suspension and the Denver Nuggets beat the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 126-110 on Saturday night. Jokic finished with 32 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists. The 76ers gave leading scorer Joel Embiid the night off, robbing fans of […]
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Wilkins scores career-high 20 as Drake beats Valpo 70-59

Freshman D.J. Wilkins had a season-high 20 points _ his 10th consecutive game scoring in double figures _ to help Drake beat Valparaiso 70-59 and extend its win streak to four games            [Author: AP]
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Thurman retains WBA title after long-awaited return, eyes Pacquiao

Keith Thurman successfully defended his WBA super welterweight belt with a majority decision over Josesito Lopez after almost two years on the sidelines. Thurman was back in the ring for the first time since beating Danny Garcia by split decision in March 2017 – an elbow and hand injury keeping the American out of action. And the 30-year-old reigned supreme after 12 rounds against Lopez (36-8, 19 KOs) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
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Top Asian News 4:51 a.m. GMT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 19 people and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass, officials said. The first bomb went off in or near the Jolo cathedral in the provincial capital, followed by a second blast outside the compound as government forces were responding to the attack, security officials said. Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde said that...
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Stephen Rubin, owner of JD Sports, paid most tax in UK last year with £181m bill

Bet365 tycoons are second, Sir James Dyson is third and the Beckhams also feature in Sunday Times listStephen Rubin, the majority owner of JD Sports, has been revealed as Britain’s highest taxpayer in a list that also includes Sir James Dyson, Mike Ashley and the Beckham family.Rubin paid £181.6m in taxes in 2017-18, according to a study by the Sunday Times, with Denise, John and Peter Coates, owners of bet365, second on the list with a £156m tax bill. Continue reading...
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FDA warns of blood pressure drug shortage

The US Food and Drug Administration is warning of a shortage of a class of drugs used by millions to treat high blood pressure. The drugs known as ARBs, or angiotensin II receptor blockers, contain valsartan.
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God Bless America, and Her Lawyers

‘It’s like someone is running around sticking their finger in people’s eyes and I’m an eye doctor.’
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Nickell Robey-Coleman now claims pass was tipped

On Sunday night, Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman made no bones about the fact that he deliberately and intentionally wiped out Saints receiver Tommylee Lewis in order to prevent Lewis from scoring an easy touchdown. Robey-Coleman is now trying to argue that there was no pass interference. Via Vincent Bonsignore of TheAthletic.com, Robey-Coleman is “adamant” that someone told him the fateful pass had been tipped.
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Joyce 3 lifts Air Force past San Jose State in 2OT, 73-71

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Joyce hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left in the second overtime and Air Force pulled out a 73-71 win to keep San Jose State winless in Mountain West Conference action on Saturday night. Not that the Spartans went easily. Brae Ivey scored at the basket with :20 left […]
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Akoh has 25 points as Montana knocks off Weber St. 75-68

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jamar Akoh scored 25 points while grabbing 10 rebounds to help Montana knock off Weber State 75-68 on Saturday night. The Wildcats (13-7, 7-2 Big Sky) had won four straight and eight of their last nine games before encountering Montana Saturday. Weber State’s only conference loss was to Southern Utah 90-82 […]
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Chuha gives New Mexico St. edge over UT Rio Grande Valley

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Eli Chuha scored 10 points including a layup with eight seconds to go that gave New Mexico State a 63-61 edge over UT Rio Grande Valley on Saturday night. The teams were tied 27-27 at the break and paced each other early in the second half. A dunk by Trevelin Queen […]
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Conley, Jackson get Grizzlies past Pacers to end 8-game skid

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley had 22 points and 11 assists, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 20 and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Indiana Pacers 106-103 Saturday night to end an eight-game losing streak. Marc Gasol added 18 points for Memphis, which had lost 14 of its last 15 games since the day after Christmas. […]
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At least 19 dead as bombs target cathedral in southern Philippines

The first bomb went off in or near the Jolo cathedral in the provincial capital, followed by a second blast outside the compound.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Warriors win 10th straight, beat Celtics 115-111

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Durant had 33 points and nine rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 24 points and Klay Thompson had 21, including two key free throws for Golden State on Saturday night to beat the Boston Celtics 115-111 and give the Warriors their 10th win in a row. Kyrie Irving scored 32 points with 10 […]
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Barefield powers Utah past Cal, 82-64 for 4th straight win

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Sedrick Barefield scored 21 points and Timmy Allen had 17 points and a career-high 12 rebounds to lead Utah past California, 82-64 for its fourth straight victory on Saturday. The Utes (11-8, 5-2 Pac-12) made 11 three-pointers in the first half and never trailed after the opening four minutes. They return […]
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FDA warns of common blood pressure medicine shortage due to recalls

The US Food and Drug Administration is warning of a shortage of a class of drugs used by millions to treat high blood pressure. The drugs known as ARBs, or angiotensin II receptor blockers, contain valsartan.
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U(o)K, hun? A guide to what comes next in Brexit turmoil

Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably aware that Brexit isn't going terribly well.
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Morant, Cowart lead Murray St. past Tennessee State, 100-62

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant had 24 points and nine assists, Darnell Cowart added 18 points and nine rebounds, and Murray State never trailed in its 100-62 win over Tennessee State on Saturday night. Morant, who rolled his ankle in Thursday’s loss to Belmont, made just 6 of 15 from the field but hit […]
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Small earthquake hits Pacific Ocean off coast of Oregon

YACHATS, Oregon (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Oregon. The agency says the earthquake hit a spot 286.5 miles (462.0 kilometers) west of Yachats at 7:40 p.m. Yachats is a town of about 750 people. The earthquake had a depth of […]
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Prioritising the Environmental Aspects of Iraqi Vision 2030

UNDP facilitate national discussions to prioritize the environmental dimensions of Iraqi vision 2030 By Sundus Abbas, SDGs focal point, UNDP Iraq. Launching a roadmap to prioritize environmental SDG targets and indicators in Iraq is highly important for the Government of Iraq, taken in consideration the current baselines, environmental risks, trends, synergies and trade-off with other SDG targets, in line with the Implementation Framework of Environmental Dimension of SDGs in the Arab region. ...
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Turkey names ‘Water Czar’ to Ease Disputes with Iraq

By*Fehim Tastekin for*Al-Monitor.*Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Turkey has launched an effort to help resolve the water problem of neighboring Iraq amid bilateral tensions over decreasing flow rates in the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, whose waters the two countries share. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has appointed a special envoy to Iraq.*Veysel Eroglu is a former forestry and water affairs minister who has been ...
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Oscar da Silva scores 21 in Stanford's win over Colorado

Oscar da Silva scored 21 points and had seven rebounds and Stanford ended a nine-game losing streak to Colorado with a 75-62 victory over the Buffaloes on Saturday            [Author: AP]
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Washington is under state of emergency as measles cases rise

As of Saturday, there are 32 confirmed cases of measles in Washington -- an outbreak that has already prompted Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a state of emergency.
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Washington is under a state of emergency as measles cases rise

As of Saturday, there are 32 confirmed cases of measles in Washington state. Gov. Jay Inslee has already declared a state of emergency.
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