Mitchell scores 32, Jazz beat Clippers 111-105

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 32 points, Rudy Gobert had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-105 on Wednesday night. Derrick Favors and Ricky Rubio added 13 points apiece for the Jazz. Utah won its fourth straight home game by overcoming early shooting struggles. […]
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Michelle Wie withdraws from Singapore LPGA with hand injury

SINGAPORE (AP) — Defending champion Michelle Wie has been forced to withdraw from the HSBC Women’s World Championship with a recurrence of a right hand injury. Wie, making her second start of the season after surgery on her right hand earlier this month, was 10-over after 14 holes Thursday when she withdrew while playing the […]
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UN to vote on dueling US, Russia drafts on Venezuela

The UN Security Council will vote Thursday on two rival draft resolutions from the United States and Russia aimed at confronting the crisis in Venezuela, but both are expected to fail, according to diplomats. Battered by an economic meltdown, Venezuela descended into a major political crisis when opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president in January and asserted that President Nicolas Maduro was no longer legitimate. On Wednesday, the United States put forward a measure t...
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Why People Are Outraged at Lower Tax Refunds (but Probably Shouldn’t Be)

Rationally, a dollar today is worth more than a dollar next year. Today, we offer further proof that humans are not always rational.
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Saudi sisters hiding in Hong Kong face imminent deportation

Rawan and Reem fled their family trying to reach Australia six months ago – now their only hope is an emergency visa from a third countryRawan and Reem are watching the clock. At the end of the day on Thursday the sisters, who escaped from Saudi Arabia almost six months ago, could be deported home where they face prison, beatings, and possibly death.The women, who are using aliases out of fear of retribution by members of their family, have been in legal limbo since landing in Hong Kong in Septe...
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How the nation's news media is covering Michael Cohen's 'opening act'

Michael Cohen has testified under oath. He has incriminated President Trump. So now what? Viewers and readers need us in the news media to keep zooming out. WAY out.
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Canada: Environmental Approvals – Failure To Register EASR - Siskinds LLP

On January 11, 2019 Ace Auto Parts Inc. pled guilty for failing to register an End-of-Life Vehicle site on the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry ("EASR") resulting in a fine of $3,000
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GAME RECAP: Trail Blazers 97, Celtics 92

Damian Lillard scores 33 points and grabs seven boards as Portland hands Boston another loss.
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Canada: Up In The Air: Health Canada Considers Further Restrictions For Vaping Product Advertising - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Health Canada recently proposed measures to reduce the impact of vaping product advertising on youth and non-users of tobacco products. If implemented,
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Carvacho lifts Colorado St. over Boise St. 76-62

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Nico Carvacho had 19 points and 14 rebounds to lead five Colorado State players in double figures as the Rams beat Boise State 76-62 on Wednesday night. Adam Thistlewood added 14 points for the Rams. Kris Martin chipped in 13, Kendle Moore scored 10 and J.D. Paige had 10. Justinian Jessup […]
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FULL VIDEO: Brian Flores & Chris Grier From the Combine

New Miami Dolphins Head Coach Brian Flores and Dolphins General Manager Chris Grier spoke Wednesday from the NFL Scouting Combine. If you missed what was said you can watch it here in full Dolphins Live: Head Coach Brian Flores meets with t
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SXSW: Japan’s NHK Offers Pre-Olympic VR Trip Back to 1964 Tokyo

Japan’s NHK is to launch a virtual reality experience “The Time Machine” that it will unveil next month at the SXSW convention. By taking users back to 1964, the last time that the Olympic Games were held in Tokyo, it is intended as a celebration of the Japanese capital in the lead up to next […]
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Johnsson scores twice, Leafs use 4-goal second to top Oilers

TORONTO (AP) — John Tavares answered three questions about a resounding Toronto Maple Leafs victory before the attention turned to what was on everyone’s mind: the star center’s return to New York. Tavares spent nine seasons with the Islanders, including six as the team’s captain, before leaving as a free agent for the team he […]
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Samuels scores 29, Villanova beats No. 10 Marquette 67-61

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jermaine Samuels scored a career-high 29 points and defending national champion Villanova snapped a three-game losing streak with a 67-61 win over No. 10 Marquette on Wednesday night. Saddiq Bey hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:31 left to help the Wildcats (21-8, 12-4 Big East) keep their hopes alive for a […]
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Kegler, Baylor rally from 19-point deficit, beat Texas in OT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Mario Kegler scored 24 points, including a pair of free throws with three seconds remaining in overtime, and Baylor rallied from 19 down in the second half to beat Texas 84-83 Wednesday night. The Bears (19-9, 10-5 Big 12) trailed by as many as six in overtime before scoring nine of […]
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Fortnite Season 8 is about to kick off — here's what to expect

Fortnite Season 8 is almost here. There's a lot we don't know — most things, really — but the long wait will be over soon. If you can't stand the anticipation or the requisite server downtime, we're here to speculate so you'll be mildly less bored.
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Okeke hits 3-pointer to lead Auburn past Georgia 78-75

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Chuma Okeke hit a 3-pointer with 26 seconds remaining and Auburn pulled out a 78-75 victory over Georgia, handing the Bulldogs their 13th straight Southeastern Conference loss on Wednesday night. Auburn (19-9, 8-7 SEC) bounced back from a 27-point loss at Kentucky, though it sure was a struggle. Georgia rallied from […]
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Trump and Kim optimistic for deal, but temper expectations

• LIVE UPDATES: Kim: If I wasn't willing to denuclearize, 'I wouldn't be here right now' • In pictures: Trump and Kim meet • Opinion: Watch Trump try to pull off the ultimate distraction
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United States: OddsShark.Com Bitten By New Jersey Gambling Marketing Laws - Klein Moynihan Turco LLP

On February 6, 2019, Mr. David Rebuck, Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (the "Division" or "NJDGE"), notified and its operators that their promotion
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Panelist rips Meadows for 'asinine' remarks: Infuriating to watch

Political commentator Tara Setmayer and Washington Post's Wesley Lowery rip Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) for bringing Lynne Patton as a surprise guest to Michael Cohen's Congressional hearing, prompting a heated exchange on racism.
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Panelist rips Rep. Meadows for 'asinine' remarks on race: It infuriated me to watch

Political commentator Tara Setmayer and Washington Post's Wesley Lowery rip Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) for bringing Lynne Patton as a surprise guest to Michael Cohen's Congressional hearing, prompting a heated exchange on racism.
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Panelist scorches Rep. Meadows for 'laughable' display

Political commentator Tara Setmayer and Washington Post's Wesley Lowery rip Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) for bringing Lynne Patton as a surprise guest to Michael Cohen's Congressional hearing, prompting a heated exchange on racism.
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Trump Kim summit: leaders welcome idea of US office in North Korean capital – live

The US president and North Korean leader sit down in Hanoi to discuss denuclearisation Full report: Trump hails ‘great leader’ Kim Jong-un at Hanoi summit 4.39am GMT Trump: Are you all having a good time in Hanoi? Everybody having a good time, everybody, Jeff? I hope.Jeff Mason of Reuters: Chairman Kim are you prepared to denuclearise? 4.27am GMT The US journalists in the press pack are marvelling at the fact that Kim Jong-un, who until today was not known to have ever answered a questi...
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United States: Will California Consumers Share In Wealth From Their Online Data? - Duane Morris LLP

Technology companies collect all sorts of data on their users. The terms of service located on their web sites spell out for users the types of data collected and how that data will be used.
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South Korean president to announce new engagement plans

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to offer new proposals for inter-Korean engagement following the high-stakes nuclear summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Moon’s announcement is planned for a ceremony on Friday marking the 100th anniversary of a 1919 uprising by Koreans against Japan’s […]
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United States: Device Modernization Series: FDA's Changes To The 510(k) Program - Mintz

In our "FDA 2018 Year in Review (and a Few Thoughts on 2019)" post and recent webinar, we observed that we may look back at 2018 as the beginning of the end for the 510(k) program
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Finke carries Grand Canyon over Eastern New Mexico 95-64

Michael Finke posts a career-high 38 points as Grand Canyon rolls past Eastern New Mexico, 95-64            [Author: AP]
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Storm announces its preseason schedule

Seattle will play a pair of games before the regular season, which will start May 25 against Phoenix in Everett.
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No. 23 Cincinnati wins 52-49 at SMU despite horrid shooting

DALLAS (AP) — Rashawn Fredericks put No. 23 Cincinnati ahead to stay with his only two field goals and the Bearcats overcame a horrible shooting night to beat SMU 52-49 on Wednesday. Fredericks finished with six points for the Bearcats (24-4, 13-2 American Athletic Conference), and his consecutive layups midway through the second half made […]
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North Korea's Kim says ready to denuclearize, discussing concrete steps

Kim and Trump began a second day of talks earlier on Thursday in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, with both expressing hope for progress on improving relations and the key issue of denuclearization. “If I’m not willing to do that, I won’t be here right now,” Kim told reporters through an interpreter, when asked if he was ready to give up his nuclear weapons. Trump, responding to that, said: "That might be the best answer you’ve ever heard.” The two leaders were sitting across from each other at...
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