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Andre Drummond shows what bully basketball can do for injury-depleted Lakers

3 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The Lakers need Andre Drummond to be on his game with LeBron James and Anthony Davis injured, and he provided that in win over the Brooklyn Nets.
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Janine Yorio just launched a fund that lets investors buy virtual land. She shares how her firm chooses which plots to offer - and breaks down the 3 most important elements of investing in digital real estate

Janine Yorio just launched a fund that lets investors buy virtual land. She shares how her firm chooses which plots to offer - and breaks down the 3 most important elements of investing in digital real estate

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement As interest rates in developed markets hit all-time lows in 2020, investors extended their risk-taking into a number of alternative and sometimes...
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Berlau: APR rules on short-term loans mislead consumers

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

As public health turns a corner and the travel industry begins to recover, imagine if the federal government were to impose a crazy rule on disclosure of hotel pricing. No...
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Nearly half of Czech population ready to take Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine even without EU watchdog approval - poll

Nearly half of Czech population ready to take Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine even without EU watchdog approval - poll

7 hours ago   |   RT

Nearly 47% of Czechs say that they are willing to be vaccinated with the Russian-made Sputnik V jab, provided it receives the greenlight from the country's authorities, a new...
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He Sought Refuge in Online Poker: ‘This Is Never About the Cards'

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

The author is not good at the game. But games played online while meeting on a video call with strangers provided connection at the right time.
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California town pays homeless with COVID cash to reward camp clean-ups

California town pays homeless with COVID cash to reward camp clean-ups

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

The homeless in a central California town are cleaning up their act, and landing federal COVID-19 relief funds for doing it. Under Elk Grove's cash-for-trash program, people...
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McGowan shines in QB debut as Catholic Memorial cruises past BC High

15 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

DORCHESTER - Catholic Memorial head coach John DiBiaso was in need of a quarterback as his No. 1 Knights prepared to play BC High. He knew where to turn. Providing a spark in...
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Triangle providers ease J&J vaccine back into the mix after brief pause

Triangle providers ease J&J vaccine back into the mix after brief pause

17 hours ago   |   WRAL

On Saturday, the demand for the J&J vaccine was still high at a clinic at UNC Family Medicine on Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh.
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West Virginia lawmakers weigh needle exchange regulations

17 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

A West Virginia bill that would regulate needle exchange programs is poised to gain final approval in the Republican-controlled legislature. Critics have said more stringent...
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Outdoor dining program returning to Providence's Federal Hill

Outdoor dining program returning to Providence's Federal Hill

18 hours ago   |   WCVB

Restaurants participating in the program saw an average of 80% of their reservations filled during outdoor dining nights.
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Stephen Curry scores 38 points, Warriors beat Rockets

Stephen Curry scores 38 points, Warriors beat Rockets

SAN FRANCISCO - Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 38 points in the third quarter and the Golden State Warriors withstood another injury to rookie James Wiseman to beat the Houston... Read more ...

Irving, Schroder thrown out of Lakers-Nets game

Irving, Schroder thrown out of Lakers-Nets game

NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving and Dennis Schroder were thrown out in the third quarter Saturday night, taking even more star power from a matchup between the Nets and Lakers that was... Read more ...

Week ahead: 3 stories to watch

Week ahead: 3 stories to watch

A helicopter on Mars could take flight, a second anniversary marks the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral and leaders for Japan and the U.S. meet. Read more ...

Mom arrested after 3 young kids found slain in LA apartment

Mom arrested after 3 young kids found slain in LA apartment

A mom was arrested Saturday after her three young children - including a 6-month old baby - were found stabbed to death inside their Los Angeles apartment, police and local... Read more ...

Finau gets a call during Masters delay, from Tom Brady

Finau gets a call during Masters delay, from Tom Brady

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Cell phones are almost entirely forbidden at Augusta National, so imagine Tony Finau's surprise Saturday when he got told during a weather delay that someone... Read more ...

Laureano's 2-run shot sends A's to 7-3 win over Astros

Laureano's 2-run shot sends A's to 7-3 win over Astros

HOUSTON - Ramón Laureano hit a two-run homer, rookie Seth Brown connected for his first big league home run and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-3 on Saturday to... Read more ...

Kevin Holland pitches Marvin Vettori vs. Derek Brunson since they 'hump so well'

Kevin Holland pitches Marvin Vettori vs. Derek Brunson since they 'hump so well'

Kevin Holland suffered his second UFC main event loss in a 21-day span on Saturday, and both defeats came through similar means. Just three weeks after losing a unanimous... Read more ...

Ramsey Clark, attorney general under Johnson, dies at 93

Ramsey Clark, attorney general under Johnson, dies at 93

NEW YORK - Ramsey Clark, the attorney general in the Johnson administration who became an outspoken activist for unpopular causes and a harsh critic of U.S. policy, has died... Read more ...

Bank error in your favor? Lawsuit says no for woman accused of refusing to...

Bank error in your favor? Lawsuit says no for woman accused of refusing to return $1.2 million

A former sheriff's dispatcher has been arrested and accused of refusing to return more than $1.2 million that had been accidentally deposited into her account, authorities said. Read more ...

Boston's J.D. Martinez placed on the COVID-19 injured list

Boston's J.D. Martinez placed on the COVID-19 injured list

BALTIMORE - Boston Red Sox outfielder/designated hitter J.D. Martinez has cold symptoms and was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Saturday. Read more ...