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Ocasio-Cortez, at SXSW, blasts FDR, Reagan and capitalism

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at SXSW blasted FDR, Ronald Reagan and capitalism.
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No. 21 Texas women beat TCU 66-64, advance to Big 12 semis

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Danni Williams had 20 points and Sug Sutton scored 10 of her 15 in the fourth quarter to help No. 21 Texas beat TCU 66-64 on Saturday night and advance to the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament. Sutton added nine rebounds, five assists and two steals while Jatarie White had […]
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Ap, TCU, Oklahoma City, Sutton, Jatarie White, Danni Williams, Sug Sutton


LeBron James, Kyrie Irving have top-secret chat after Celtics-Lakers

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving have top-secret chat after Celtics-Lakers originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com LeBron James and Kyrie Irving continue to thwart the lip-readers. The former Cleveland Cavaliers teammates played their second reunion game of the season Saturday night at Staples Center. And after Irving's Boston Celtics defeated LeBron James' depleted Los Angeles Lakers 120-107, the old pals met at half court to share a brief hug and a quick chat.
Tags: News, Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Irving, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James Kyrie Irving, Celtics Lakers


Iowa Poll: Not even in the race, Joe Biden leads Democrats; Sanders close behind

Bernie Sanders is a close second in Iowa's preferences in poll of likely Democratic caucusgoers conducted March 3-6.            [Author: Des Moines Register]
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Julia Ruth Stevens, Babe Ruth’s Daughter, Dies at 102

The Babe’s adopted daughter was a tireless promoter of baseball, and of her father’s legacy.
Tags: News, Baseball, Babe, Ruth, Stevens, Julia Ruth, Deaths (Obituaries, Julia Ruth Stevens Babe Ruth


GAME RECAP: Timberwolves 135, Wizards 130

Karl-Anthony Towns notches 40 points and 16 rebounds to lead Minnesota in an overtime victory against Washington.
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NSW Liberal campaign launch video highlights lighter side of Gladys Berejiklian – video

The NSW premier features in a blooper-heavy promotional video to launch the NSW Liberal campaign for the 2019 state election. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, New South Wales politics, Liberal party, Gladys Berejiklian, NSW Liberal, New South Wales election 2019


No. 6 Oregon beats No. 25 UCLA in OT in Pac-12 semis

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ruthy Hebard scored 28 points to lift No. 6 Oregon to an 88-83 overtime victory over pesky 25th-ranked UCLA on Saturday night in the Pac-12 Tournament semifinals. With the game tied at 83, Satou Sabally made a driving layup with 59 seconds left. UCLA twice had a chance to take the […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Sports, Ap, Las Vegas, Ucla, Satou Sabally, Ruthy Hebard


Lee leads Southern past Texas Southern 87-77

HOUSTON (AP) — Richard Lee had a career-high 30 points as Southern snapped its 19-game road losing streak, beating Texas Southern 87-77 on Saturday night. Lee hit 9 of 12 3-pointers. Osa Wilson had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Southern (7-24, 6-12 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Alex Ennis added three blocks. Trayvon Reed had 24 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Houston, Lee, Richard Lee, Texas Southern, Trayvon Reed, Osa Wilson, Southwestern Athletic Conference Alex Ennis


No. 6 Oregon beats No. 25 UCLA 88-83 in OT of Pac-12 semis

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oregon and UCLA bring out the best of each other in the Pac-12 Tournament. For the second straight year the Ducks edged the Bruins in the semifinals to advance to the championship game. Ruthy Hebard scored 28 points to lift No. 6 Oregon to an 88-83 overtime victory over the pesky […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Sports, Ducks, Ucla, Bruins, LAS VEGAS AP, Ruthy Hebard


60 years after Dalai Lama fled, China defends Tibet policies

BEIJING (AP) — China is defending its often-criticized policies toward Tibet 60 years after the Dalai Lama fled abroad amid an uprising against Chinese rule. The official Xinhua News Agency says economic growth, increases in lifespan and better education refute the claims of critics. Tibet is ruled under a smothering Chinese security blanket and many […]
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‘Saturday Night Live’ Delivers Satire of Gayle King’s R. Kelly Interview (Watch)

One day after CBS News aired Gayle King’s sit-down with musician and accused sexual predator R. Kelly, “Saturday Night Live” delivered its own take on the interview. In the Mar. 9 cold open of the late-night NBC sketch show, cast member Leslie Jones portrayed King while cast member Kenan Thompson portrayed Kelly. Thompson as Kelly […]
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Antetokounmpo powers Bucks past Hornets for 50th win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte Hornets 131-114 on Saturday night for their NBA-best 50th victory. Brook Lopez added 25 points and eight rebounds as the Bucks used a second-half surge to knock out the Hornets. It’s just the second 50-win […]
Tags: News, Milwaukee, Sports, Ap, Nba, Charlotte Hornets, Milwaukee Bucks, Antetokounmpo, Hornets, Brook Lopez, Giannis Antetokounmpo


Venezuela's Maduro thanks military for defeating 'coup'

The Venezuelan leader's remarks came during a day of protests by pro-government and opposition groups.
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Thirty injured as turbulence hits Turkish Airlines flight to New York

A Turkish Airlines passenger jet traveling from Istanbul to New York hit severe turbulence Saturday as it approached its destination, with 30 people suffering injuries before it landed safely, officials said. The injured were taken from New York's John F Kennedy International Airport to local hospitals, mainly for treatment of bumps, cuts and bruises. One flight attendant suffered a broken leg, according to Steve Coleman, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which ope...
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Insane video of tornado ripping buildings and powerlines apart

This incredible video shows the roofs of buildings being torn off and sparks flying from power lines due to a tornado in Springhill, Louisiana on March 9.
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Defense shines as Middle Tennessee defeats UTEP 48-47

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Antonio Green had 11 points as Middle Tennessee edged past UTEP 48-47 on Saturday night. Reggie Scurry added nine points for the Blue Raiders, who held the Miners to 28.1 percent shooting, the lowest mark of the season for a Middle Tennessee opponent. Lawrence Mosley had six rebounds for Middle Tennessee […]
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Lyons scores 25; Furman tops Mercer 85-74 in SoCon tourney

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Lyons had 25 points as Furman defeated Mercer 85-74 in the Southern Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Saturday night. Andrew Brown had 14 points and eight rebounds for Furman (25-6). Matt Rafferty added 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists. Noah Gurley had 10 points. Furman, the No. 3 seed, advances […]
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No. 3 North Carolina tops No. 4 Duke 79-70

UNC-Chapel Hill managed to hold out against Duke for the second time this season, beating the Blue Devils 79-70 Saturday evening.
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Adidas To Pay Equal Bonuses For Women’s World Cup Winners

The women’s team will be defending their World Cup crown in June.
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It's not just measles: Tetanus, Mumps and other vaccine-preventable diseases are still in the US

She walked into the emergency room with an infant in her arms. "My baby, please help my baby," she said between sobs. I followed her into the room and asked what her baby's name was and whether I could hold her.
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China’s Yi: Envoys discussed avoiding currency as trade tool

BEIJING (AP) — American and Chinese envoys discussed sticking to promises to avoid “competitive devaluation” to boost exports during negotiations aimed at ending a tariff war, China’s central bank governor said Sunday. Yi Gang gave no indication the two sides reached any agreements beyond previous commitments made at meetings of the Group of 20 major […]
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Murray State beats Belmont in OVC for NCAA Tournament spot

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Murray State guard Ja Morant was determined to finish the job Saturday night. With the Racers’ NCAA Tournament hopes on the line, the sophomore standout came through in the second half in front of more than 10,000 fans at Ford Center. Morant scored 22 of his 36 points after the break […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ncaa, Belmont, Ncaa Tournament, EVANSVILLE, Ford Center, Murray State, Ind AP, Morant, Ja Morant


Gray pitches 2 scoreless innings in spring debut with Reds

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Sonny Gray’s delayed debut for the Cincinnati Reds was a success. Gray pitched two scoreless innings in his first spring training appearance Saturday night against the San Diego Padres. The 29-year-old right-hander, who was acquired in an offseason trade with the New York Yankees, was supposed to get into a game […]
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Transgender Troops Caught Between a Welcoming Military and a Hostile Government

In interviews, dozens of transgender troops said that they felt supported in the armed services, despite the Trump administration’s fight to keep them out.
Tags: News, Defense Department, Trump, Donald J, Transgender and Transsexuals, United States Defense and Military Forces


30 People Treated at J.F.K. After Flight Hits Severe Turbulence

A spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey described the injuries as mostly “bumps and bruises.” The flight was from Turkey to New York.
Tags: News, Airports, Turkey, New Jersey, Ny, Turkish Airlines, Turbulence, Port Authority of New York, Airlines and Airplanes, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Kennedy International Airport (Queens


Idaho State comes back to top Idaho, 70-68

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Kelvin Jones scored seven points in the final three minutes to lift Idaho State past Idaho, 70-68, in the Big Sky Conference regular season finale Saturday night. Idaho State advances to the Big Sky Conference Tournament as the No. 10 seed and will play a first-round game Wednesday. Idaho is the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Idaho, Pocatello, Idaho AP, Idaho State, Big Sky Conference, Kelvin Jones


Dennis beats buzzer for Wichita St in 82-79 win over Tulane

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dexter Dennis’ buzzer-beating 3-pointer lifted Wichita State to an 82-79 win over Tulane on Saturday night, leaving the Green Wave winless in American Athletic Conference play. Dennis had been 0 for 4 from the field, all on 3-pointers, but he coolly took an inbound pass from Ricky Torres, turned and hit […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, New Orleans, Dennis, Tulane, American Athletic Conference, Wichita State, Wichita St, Dexter Dennis, Ricky Torres


Junior Dos Santos channels Jon Jones to take down Derrick Lewis

For a brief time during the first round of his second-round knockout victory over Derrick Lewis on Saturday in Wichita, Junior Dos Santos was doing his best impersonation of Jon Jones. Dos Santos finished Lewis with a big right hand at 1:58 of the second, but it was a spinning back kick to the midsection in the first that looked a lot like what the UFC's light heavyweight champion has done so frequently which started Lewis' downfall. The Brazilian former heavyweight champion caught Lew...
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SXSW: ‘Good Omens’ Team Talks Importance of ‘Belief in Humanity’ in Limited Series

Amazon’s upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s “Good Omens” may center on the relationship between an angel (played by Michael Sheen) and a demon (played by David Tennant), but the show strives to reach out to everyone. “It’s about us — our flaws, that trust and belief in humanity. It’s probably what brings […]
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