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Remontada repeat unlikely but Barca can regain dignity against PSG

Madrid (AFP) – “Let’s go to Paris and see if we can pull off a comeback,” shouted Joan Laporta, the cheers rebounding around the room as he and his team celebrated his election on Sunday... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Liverpool seek solace in Europe but Leipzig loom

London (AFP) – Liverpool have a rich history of turning on the style in Europe to make up for disappointing domestic form, but even a 2-0 first-leg lead over RB Leipzig in their Champions League... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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UCLA lands former Alabama LB Brandon ‘Ale’ Kaho

Former Alabama linebacker Brandon ‘Ale’ Kaho announced his commitment to the UCLA football program Monday evening. He was a four-star prospect coming out of high school and spent the last three seasons with Coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide. Kaho decided to transfer to Pac-12 South rival Utah in late February but changed course and landed at UCLA, becoming the seventh incoming transfer for the 2021 recruiting class. Kaho contributed on special teams and rotated in at linebacker, playing in a...
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Messi to Paris: Barcelona’s nightmare, and PSG’s unattainable dream?

Paris (AFP) – As Lionel Messi comes to Paris this week with Barcelona in the Champions League, the inevitable temptation is to think ahead to next season and wonder if the Argentine might be a... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Paris, Lionel Messi, Messi, Psg, Afp


After contract win, Cowboys' Dak Prescott could earn more money than any player in NFL history

Dallas came to its senses and declined to let other teams set the table with Prescott. The result was the Cowboys absorbing a loss at...
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Monrovia, San Gabriel residents accused in student visa fraud scheme

LOS ANGELES — The second defendant named in a federal grand jury indictment surrendered Monday in Los Angeles to face charges stemming from an alleged scheme that used bogus transcripts, ghostwritten admissions essays, and imposters who took standardized tests to help foreigners gain admission to colleges, allowing them to fraudulently obtain student visas to enter or remain in the United States. Yi Chen, also known as “Brian Chen,” 33, of Monrovia, pleaded not guilty to charges in a 21-count gr...
Tags: News, Immigration, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Higher Education, University Of California, Monrovia, Arcadia, Li, Chen, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Toefl


India Women opt to bowl; Mansi Joshi replaces Monica Patel

South Africa are unchanged from the XI that won the first match at the same venue by eight wickets
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Heat take inaugural game at IcePlex as they defeat Moose 6-5 in OT

Recap of the Moose game. The post Heat take inaugural game at IcePlex as they defeat Moose 6-5 in OT first appeared on Illegal Curve Hockey.
Tags: Sport, AHL, Latest, Moose, Manitoba Moose, Manitoba Moose post-game, Moose vs Heat, IcePlex


Kane Williamson ruled out of Bangladesh ODI series with elbow injury

The captain has been troubled during the second part of the season although he is expected to be available for the IPL
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Winners and losers from Dak Prescott's new contract with Dallas Cowboys

Dak Prescott finally has that contract extension with the Cowboys. Here are winners and losers from the NFL offseason's biggest development so far.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Panda Express workers forced to strip in ‘cult-like’ team-building seminar, lawsuit alleges

A former employee of a Panda Express in Santa Clarita alleges she was required to strip down to her underwear and hug a partially clad co-worker during a “cult-like ritual” at a 2019 training seminar sponsored by the company as a prerequisite to promotion. The 23-year-old woman is suing Panda Restaurant Group, headquartered in Rosemead, and Alive Seminars and Coaching Academy in Pico Rivera for sexual battery, a hostile work environment and intentional infliction of emotional distress. She is se...
Tags: News, California, Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Panda, Soccer, Human Resources, Local News, Sexual Harassment, Cuomo, Santa Clarita, Gov Cuomo, East Los Angeles, Rosemead, Panda Express


CDC guidelines for fully vaccinated could set stage for easing of some local rules

After almost a year of quarantining, the children of Marina Bunce got to hug their grandparents for the first time in what seemed like forever. It was a long embrace — about two minutes. After all, they had a lot of postponed hugging to make up for. “It was very special,” the Redondo Beach native said about the moment, which she caught on camera. “I captured this look on my daughter’s face of just pure relief. It was really magical.” For so many grandparents and their families, being separated p...
Tags: Health, Business, News, California, Cdc, Government, Sport, Green, Soccer, House, Associated Press, Johnson, Orange County, Beverly Johnson, Arcadia, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Fans of fallen Chinese football champions forced to suffer in silence

Shanghai (AFP) – Fans of Chinese football champions Jiangsu FC say police have warned them not to protest or “make trouble” after the club’s abrupt financial collapse, and describe themselves as angry, heartbroken and powerless.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Fanatics Live with Tua Tagovailoa Video & Recap

"Tua" became a household name quickly during his time as quarterback for The University of Alabama. As the 5th overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft, Tua Tagovailoa went to the Miami Dolphins and is already off to make an impact. On Monday eve
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MLB Lefty Cormier, Pitched in 1988, '08 Olympics, Dies at 53

Rheal Cormier, the durable left-hander who spent 16 seasons in the majors and remarkably pitched in the Olympics before and after his time in the big leagues, has died.
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Bush, Clinton portraits on display again at White House

By Kevin Liptak | CNN The White House has rehung the official presidential portraits of former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton after they were removed last July during the Trump administration, an official tells CNN. They are back on display in the Grand Foyer of the executive mansion, the official said. The portraits were removed last July and were replaced by two portraits of Republican presidents who served more than a century ago. White House tradition calls for portraits of the m...
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Big West Tournament: Are UC Irvine, UCSB on a collision course?

The UC Irvine and UC Santa Barbara men’s basketball teams have been on a collision course since the two teams first met in late December. Many expect they will meet again in the Big West Tournament title game Saturday night in Las Vegas with the winner getting the conference’s lone berth in the 68-team NCAA Tournament. In December, UC Irvine (16-8 overall, 10-4 Big West) hosted the Gauchos and won 75-56 and 73-69. The sweep sparked the Anteaters to a quick 5-0 start in league play. UCSB, meanwhi...
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Union bill uses COVID to offer tax-free pensions

California’s public employees receive incredibly generous pensions, which are based on formulas that often result in six-figure payouts for people at relatively young ages – 50 in public safety professions and 55 or 57 for other government workers. These benefit scales not only stress government budgets, but result in a growing level of public debt. There’s another element of the pension system that has created financial burdens. Public employees often claim “disability” pensions, which allow th...
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GOP says it will continue to use Trump name to raise funds

By James Oliphant | Reuters WASHINGTON – The Republican Party intends to keep using former President Donald Trump’s name in fundraising pitches and other materials, a lawyer for the party said on Monday, despite a cease-and-desist letter from Trump last week. The letter sent by lawyers for Trump on Friday to the Republican National Committee, National Republican Congressional Campaign and National Republican Senate Campaign had ramped up tension between the two camps as Trump seeks to preserve h...
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Amazon’s third-party drivers owed millions in wage theft probe, state says

California regulators have fined Amazon.com Services and a Santa Ana-based delivery company $6.4 million for failing to pay 718 workers for meal breaks and overtime when their 10-hour shifts ran long. The fine amounts to $6,454,110 per worker, with some of the penalties going to the state. The year-long investigation by the state Department of Industrial Relations found that drivers working for Green Messengers Inc. making Amazon deliveries in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties were...
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Big West Women’s Tournament: UC Irvine, Long Beach State in title hunt

There are no comeback-of-the-year awards in college basketball, but one could easily make a case that some reward is due to the women’s teams at UC Irvine and Long Beach State. After struggling on the court, UC Irvine for a few decades and Long Beach State for a few years, the programs have risen to become contenders in the Big West Conference. The Anteaters (13-8 overall, 11-4 Big West) finished second to UC Davis during the regular season and are the No. 2 seed in the nine-team, five-day confe...
Tags: Washington, Stanford, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Nba, Long Beach, Las Vegas, UC Davis, Cal State Fullerton, Montgomery, Cal, Clippers, UCI, Wynn


Brazil judge clears the way for da Silva to run in 2022

By Mauricio Savarese and David Biller | Associated Press SAO PAULO — A Supreme Court justice on Monday annulled all convictions against former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, a ruling that potentially would allow him to run again for the presidency next year. The decision also laid bare the country’s political divisions, with leftists celebrating their 75-year-old leader’s return to the political arena as conservatives said the rulings were tantamount to impunity. Others saw the r...
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Dolphins acquire former first-round offensive tackle Isaiah Wilson

The teams will exchange future seventh-round picks. Wilson, 6-foot-6, 350 pounds, played at Georgia and was the 29th pick in the last NFL Draft. But he played only one game for the Titans. Wilson was charged with driving under the influenc
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Than Pok, legendary Cambodian community leader in Southern California, dies at 77

Than Pok accepting award at the 40th anniversary gala of United Cambodian Community in October, 2017. Courtesy photo. Than Pok (Courtesy photo) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Than Pok with former Long Beach Councilwoman Tonia Reyes Uranga. Courtesy photo Than Pok is playfully held up by his sons and daughter at the 40th Anniversary gala of United Cambodians Communities in 2017. Courtesy photo Show Caption of Expand Than Pok, a legendary leader wh...
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Coronavirus: L.A. County reported 880 new cases, 13 new deaths and 44 fewer hospitalizations as of March 8

Los Angeles public health officials reported 880 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases to 1,204,018 as of Monday, March 8. Officials said there were 13 new deaths linked to the coronavirus, for a total 22,041 deaths since tracking began. According to official counts, there were 1,332 hospitalizations as of Monday. That’s a 86% decrease from the Jan. 7 high of 8,098 people hospitalized. A total of 2,569,583 vaccinations have been administered in the county as of Sunday....
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Coronavirus tracker: California reported 2,412 new case, 99 new deaths as of March 7

The end-of-day totals from California public health websites for Sunday, March 7, registered 4,228 people hospitalized with coronavirus-related infections. That’s a 81.5% drop since the Jan. 1 high of 22,853 people who needed hospital care. There were 2,412 new cases of the coronavirus added in the state as of Sunday, bringing the total number of cases there have been to 3,574,544. The 14-day total of new cases, 4,666, is down 89% from the Jan. 1 high of 42,268. There were 99 new deaths reported...
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Dolphins trade for 2020 first-round tackle

Dolphins trade 2021 7th-round pick to Tennessee in exchange for Isaiah Wilson and 2022 7th-round draft pick We are less than ten days away from the official start of the 2021 NFL season, but that isn't stopping Brian
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LAFC opens training camp with big ambitions for year No. 4

The Los Angeles Football Club has come close on a couple of occasions to claiming its first championship in its short history. LAFC advanced to the conference semifinals in 2019 and the finals of last year’s CONCACAF Champions League tournament. As the club officially began year No. 4, Monday with the opening of preseason training camp, one thing is on their mind. “It’s time to start winning titles,” midfielder Eduard Atuesta said. “That’s our next step.” LAFC kicked off camp with a huge majorit...
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NYC Trump probe expands to include Chicago building

By Kara Scannell | CNN The Manhattan district attorney’s office subpoenaed documents from an investment company that loaned the Trump Organization millions of dollars for its Chicago skyscraper in a sign that the investigation into the former president’s finances continues to expand, according to people familiar with the investigation. Prosecutors issued the grand jury subpoena to Fortress Investment Management late last year, the people said, as part of their wide-ranging investigation into for...
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'Really hoping we see another coming of Peter Handscomb' - Chris Rogers

The Victoria captain has hit a fine run of form in recent weeks as he merges his old and new techniques togethe
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