New Jersey dad gets thousands of birthday wishes after his sons pull billboard prank

Chris Ferry said he's received thousands of messages after his sons bought a billboard instructing people to wish their father a happy birthday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Blue Jackets don't send out enough players onto ice for Bruins' fourth goal

Boston Bruins star Brad Marchand scores right off second-period faceoff after Columbus Blue Jackets send four players onto the ice instead of five.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Saint Mary's upsets No. 1 Gonzaga to win WCC tournament title

For the first time since 2012, Gonzaga has failed to win the West Coast Conference tournament. Saint Mary's took down its rival to seal an auto bid.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Mayor’s veto of anti-discrimination protections stands

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Officials of Alaska’s second-largest city have agreed to a cooling-off period before discussing options for a vetoed local law that would have given sweeping equal rights protections to the LGBTQ community. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the Fairbanks City Council did not muster enough votes Monday to overturn Mayor Jim Matherly’s […]
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Arizona State University gets dissed in college bribery scandal court documents

Actress Lori Loughlin's husband, Mossimo Giannulli, noted ASU's more lax admission standards in an email to a cooperating witness in the case.            [Author: Arizona Republic]
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California governor to halt executions

A moratorium will be announced and a temporary reprieve for all 737 inmates on death row in the state.
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The California Governor Is Placing a Moratorium on the State’s Death Penalty

California hasn't executed anyone since 2006
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Shahid leads NDSU past Omaha 73-63 in Summit League final

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid heeded his teammates’ advice after a rough first half, and helped lead North Dakota State back to the NCAA Tournament. Shahid scored 20 of his 22 points after halftime, and the Bison beat Omaha 73-63 on Tuesday night in the Summit League Tournament title game to earn their […]
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Dad Arrested for Bringing Loaded AK-47 to School After His Son Called Him Crying Saying a Teacher “Slammed” Him

A Florida man was arrested after he was accused of bringing a loaded gun to his son’s school after receiving a call from the boy saying that his teacher had physically assaulted him.According to his arrest report, 27-year-old Christopher Freeman showed up at Bear Lakes Middle School in West Palm Beach Monday (Mar. 11) and was visibly upset over an incident involving his son.The school’s Assistant Principal told police he had called Freeman earlier in the day, and Freeman told him: “If this isn’t...
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‘Ugly Dogs’ group helps Alaska students raise trip money

NIKOLAI, Alaska (AP) — Social media fans of a rookie Iditarod musher have used their #UglyDogs group to raise money for students at a rural Alaska school. KTVA in Anchorage reported Tuesday that Twitter followers of musher Blair Braverman helped raise field-trip funds for students at Top of the Kuskokwim School in the race checkpoint […]
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New Pentagon Policy Sets Limitations on Transgender Troops

It will likely force the military to eventually discharge transgender individuals who can't or won't serve in their birth gende
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New US ambassador warns of China’s ‘payday loan diplomacy’

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Australia says he’s concerned about the way China lends money to developing Pacific nations in what he describes as “payday loan diplomacy.” Arthur Culvahouse Jr. told reporters in Canberra on Wednesday that it was up to U.S. allies and Western liberal democracies to educate people about […]
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With little else to play for, LeBron James holds impromptu dunk contest in Lakers' bounce-back win

The Los Angeles Lakers might be an abject disaster this season between the injuries, the underperformance and the infighting, but at least LeBron James is still around to make the team worth the price of admission During a 123-107 win over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday, James took to the rim and posted a few dunks that would have looked out of place in the Slam Dunk Contest only because he didn't require multiple tries. The fun began in the second quarter when James waited out his defender t...
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North Korea defies UN with arms sales

North Korea has broken UN sanctions with a "massive" increase of oil imports and coal exports, a UN report has found.
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Cuomo to GOP lawmaker: Mueller more Republican than you

CNN's Chris Cuomo and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL ) discuss Paul Manafort's involvement in Robert Mueller's Russia investigation and whether it was a crime for Manafort to share polling information with people connected to Russian interference.
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GAME RECAP: Lakers 123, Bulls 107

LeBron James carries the Lakers past the Bulls, 123-107. LeBron tallied 36 points and 10 rebounds in the Los Angeles win.
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China’s Maoyan Spends $50 Million Buying Huanxi Media Share Stake

Chinese movie ticketing platform Maoyan is to spend $50 million (HK$390 million) buying a stake in celebrity-backed Chinese production company Huanxi Media. The deal had been trailed by Maoyan at the time of its recent IPO. Maoyan raised some $250 million when it launched on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in January. It is now […]
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College scandal is tip of the iceberg

"We're not talking about donating a building, we're talking about fraud," said Andrew Lelling, the US Attorney for Massachusetts, as he announced indictments in a massive scheme alleging that celebrities and other wealthy individuals used cheating, bribes, and lies to get their kids into elite colleges.
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Opinion: This is the tip of the iceberg

"We're not talking about donating a building, we're talking about fraud," said Andrew Lelling, the US Attorney for Massachusetts, as he announced indictments in a massive scheme alleging that celebrities and other wealthy individuals used cheating, bribes, and lies to get their kids into elite colleges.
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'The Bachelor' finale: What actually happened between Colton and Cassie

This is it, "Bachelor" fans. The final moment(s) we've been waiting for.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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India’s ecommerce policy is inconsistent and vague, stifles innovation – Nikhil Sud

By Nikhil Sud, Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Albright Stonebridge Group India’s draft e-commerce policy, dated February 23, imposes various obligations including in connection with data. In several ways – five of which are discussed below – the policy’s data obligations risk discouraging... ...
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James scores 36, Lakers end 5-game skid by beating Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James had 36 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame a 20-point deficit to beat the Chicago Bulls 123-107 on Tuesday night and end a five-game losing streak. James played 33 minutes and showed no signs of letting up with the Lakers barely hanging on in the playoff […]
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Gov. Gavin Newsom Suspends Death Penalty In California

California voters are the only ones who can repeal the death penalty, something they've rejected twice in recent elections. The Governor's moratorium will spare the lives of over 700 inmates. (Image credit: Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
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Cam Wake Leaves Dolphins & Signs with Titans

Former Miami Dolphins defensive end Cam Wake has signed a 3 year, $23 million deal with $10 million guaranteed with the Tennessee Titans. Wake has been with the Dolphins since 2009 and has acquired 98 sacks in that time for the Dolphins. Fo
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GAME RECAP: Spurs 112, Mavericks 105

DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge combine for 61 points to lead San Antonio over Dallas.
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‘Wonder Park’ Once Again Tops Studios’ TV Ad Spending

In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by the TV advertising attention analytics company, Paramount Pictures claims the top spot in spending for the third week in row with “Wonder Park.” Ads placed for the animated film had an estimated media value of $6.32 million through Sunday for 1,503 national […]
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Netherlands: S&P 500 Companies Are Listening: One Third Of New Board Appointments In 2018 Were Women - CGLytics

One of the most encouraging changes we saw in 2018 was the increase in the percentage of new appointments that were women.
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Lemon and Cuomo roast 'pigs' involved in admissions scam

CNN's Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo discuss the college admissions scheme that federal prosecutors say is the largest of its kind ever prosecuted, featuring 50 defendants across six states, millions of dollars in illegally funneled funds and a handful of the country's most selective universities.
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India: 'Angel Tax' Exemption For Start-Ups – Conditions Relaxed - Khaitan & Co

To give a fillip to start-ups and not levy tax on excess premium received by them, the CBDT had earlier exempted registered start-ups from the applicability of angel tax.
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