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Former President Barack Obama attends Duke-North Carolina, wishes Zion Williamson well

Former President Barack Obama was in attendance for Wednesday night's clash between UNC and Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Alvarado, Banks help Jackets snap 7-game skid, 73-65

ATLANTA (AP) — Jose Alvarado scored a career-high 29 points, James Banks had 10 rebounds and five blocked shots and Georgia Tech snapped a seven-game skid with a 73-65 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night. In matchup of ACC bottom dwellers, the Yellow Jackets (12-15, 4-10 Atlantic Coast Conference) extended the Panthers’ losing streak to […]
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Australia: A broken marriage, transfer of property and a hefty tax bill - JMA Legal

According to TR 2014/5, the transfer of matrimonial property is a dividend of an amount equal to the market value.
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Oscar's newest recruits

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has had a recruitment drive in an attempt to diversify its ranks.
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Who gets to vote for the Oscars?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has had a recruitment drive in an attempt to diversify its ranks.
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United States: IRS Extends ACA Reporting Deadline And Good Faith Compliance Standard - Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

The IRS has extended the deadline for providing 2018 Forms 1095-C to employees from January 31, 2019, to March 4, 2019.
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R. Kelly's attorney slams judge's curfew ruling and likens singer to Beethoven

R. Kelly's attorney is sounding off after a judge put a curfew on the use of R&B singer's Chicago recording studio due to allegations of multiple building code violations.
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R. Kelly's attorney slams judge's curfew ruling and likens singer to Beethoven who 'wrote during the night'

R. Kelly's attorney is sounding off after a judge put a curfew on the use of R&B singer's Chicago recording studio due to allegations of multiple building code violations.
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Worldwide: Claiming For Unlawful Prophets – $50 Million Satanic Netflix Suit Settled - Marks & Clerk

A group called The Satanic Temple recently sued Netflix and Warner Group for $50 million on the basis that Netflix had infringed the copyright in their statue of the deity Baphomet
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A breakdown of the Miami Dolphins' 2019 free agents

Shopping season is officially around the corner for NFL teams. All 32 franchises are preparing to restock their rosters by scouting 2019 draft prospects, and listening to free-agent pitches from agents at the NFL Combine, which begins T
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United States: Federal Court Rejects Free Speech Challenge To New York City's Payroll Deduction Law - Ford & Harrison LLP

On February 6, 2018, a New York federal judge rejected a challenge to a New York City law requiring fast-food businesses to, upon request of their employees, forward voluntary deductions from employee
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Zion Williamson Is Injured as No. 1 Duke Falls to North Carolina

In the first half of Duke’s highly anticipated showdown with North Carolina, the freshman star sprained his right knee when his shoe gave way on the court.
Tags: News, North Carolina, Duke, Sports injuries, University Of North Carolina, Williamson, Duke University, Basketball (College, Zion Williamson, Zion (2000-, Duke Falls


Obama explains what it means to be a man today

During a town hall for his foundation MBK Rising, former President Barack Obama broke down what it takes to be a man today without falling back into outdated stereotypes.
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Bangladesh Fire Tears Through Crowded Neighborhood, Killing 70

The fire broke out at a building in a centuries-old neighborhood, and reports said flammable materials had been stored at the site.
Tags: News, Bangladesh, Factories and Manufacturing, Fires and Firefighters, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Dhaka (Bangladesh, Tazreen Fashions


Dhaka fire: nearly 70 die in apartments used as chemical store

Police warn death toll may rise in ‘highly combustable’ blaze in old part of Bangladesh capitalAt least 69 people have died in a huge fire that tore through apartment buildings also used as chemical warehouses in an old part of the Bangladeshi capita.Dozens of people were trapped in the buildings, unable to escape onto narrow streets clogged with traffic, as the highly-combustible stores of chemicals, body sprays and plastic granules erupted in flames. Continue reading...
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Dhaka fire in apartments used as chemical store kills 70

Police warn death toll may rise in ‘highly combustable’ blaze in old part of Bangladesh capitalAt least 70 people have died in a massive fire that engulfed apartment buildings that also housed chemical warehouses in the old city of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka.Dozens of people were trapped in the buildings, unable to escape onto narrow streets clogged with traffic, as the highly-combustible stores of chemicals, body sprays and plastic granules erupted in flames. Continue reading...
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Dhaka fire: at least 70 die in apartments used as chemical store

Police warn death toll may rise in ‘highly combustable’ blaze in old part of Bangladesh capitalAt least 69 people have died in a huge fire that tore through apartment buildings also used as chemical warehouses in an old part of the Bangladeshi capital.Dozens of people were trapped in the buildings, unable to escape onto narrow streets clogged with traffic, as the highly-combustible stores of chemicals, body sprays and plastic granules erupted in flames. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, South and Central Asia, Bangladesh, Dhaka


MacKinnon, Calvert score 11 seconds apart; Avs beat Jets 7-1

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon and Matt Calvert scored 11 seconds apart in the third period, Semyon Varlamov made 26 saves in another strong performance and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Jets 7-1 on Wednesday night. Carl Soderberg, Mikko Rantanen, Tyson Jost, Gabriel Landeskog and A.J. Greer also scored to help Colorado win two […]
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California lawmakers propose soda tax, ban on jumbo-sized sugary drinks

Citing a public health crisis, state lawmakers on Wednesday proposed discouraging drinking sugary beverages through a soda tax and other measures.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Macron announces crackdown on anti-Semitism in France

France's president tells Jewish leaders that attacks seem to be at their worst level since World War Two.
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'They're going to show it until we die': How Zion Williamson's shoe mishap hurts Nike

After Williamson busted through his shoe seconds into Duke's rivalry game against UNC, few had to be feeling worse than executives at Nike.
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How Zion Williamson's shoe mishap hurts Nike

Few had to be feeling worse than Nike executives when the star freshman blew out his shoe and hurt his knee early in Duke's game vs. UNC.
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Auditors: $167 million misspent in Mexico airport project

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican federal auditors say they have found $167 million in mismanagement and questionable expenses at a now-cancelled project to build a new Mexico City airport. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had been criticized for cancelling the $13 billion project, which was about half built. Lopez Obrador contends the project was unnecessary, […]
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Browns sign WR Jaelen Strong, played for Texans, Jaguars

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns boosted their wide receiving group by signing Jaelen Strong, who missed last season with a knee injury. A former third-round pick, Strong sat out 2018 after tearing a knee ligament late in the 2017 season with Jacksonville. The 25-year-old has made three starts and played in 20 NFL games with […]
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Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

BEIJING (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in China on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia that aims to expand the kingdom’s influence on the continent. Prince Mohammed’s arrival Thursday was reported first by Saudi media. He’s due to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, highlighting bilateral trade in […]
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Edwards, Martin spark Arizona State past Stanford, 80-62

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Rob Edwards and Remy Martin scored 16 points each, leading Arizona State to an 80-62 win over Stanford Wednesday night. The Sun Devils (18-8 overall, 9-5 Pac-12) earned a key conference win with only one of their final four regular-season games left at home. They have alternated wins and losses in […]
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Alexander, Krampelj lead Creighton past DePaul 79-67

CHICAGO (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander had 16 points to lead five Creighton players in double figures as the Bluejays defeated DePaul 79-67 on Wednesday night. Martin Krampelj added 14 points for the Bluejays. Davion Mintz chipped in 12, Marcus Zegarowski scored 11 and Connor Cashaw had 10. Max Strus had 18 points and eight rebounds […]
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United States: Congress Begins Consideration of Comprehensive Federal Privacy Legislation - WilmerHale

The enactment in June 2018 of California's sweeping new privacy law, the CCPA, has both increased momentum for enactment of a general federal privacy law and spurred state legislatures to consider privacy bills of their own.
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Smits with 11, Valparaiso holds on to beat S. Illinois 55-52

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Derrik Smits scored 11 points off the bench and Valparaiso held on to beat Southern Illinois 55-52 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game skid. The Crusaders (14-14, 7-8 Missouri Valley Conference) trailed 28-24 at the break but surged 9-0 to open the second half and Jaume Sorolla capped the run […]
Tags: News, Sports, Illinois, Valparaiso, Southern Illinois, Smits, Missouri Valley Conference, VALPARAISO Ind AP, Derrik Smits, Jaume Sorolla


Beyonce and Jay-Z pay unexpected tribute to Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

In a Brit Awards acceptance video, the couple honored their "Melanated Mona."
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