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China frees consulate staff as protesters target lampposts

HONG KONG (AP) - Chinese police said Saturday they released an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong as the city's pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of «smart lampposts» that raised fear

No. 8 Stanford stuns Colorado 69-66 on 40-foot buzzer-beater

No. 8 Stanford stuns Colorado 69-66 on 40-foot buzzer-beater

Teammates appear to stop player leaving after racist slurs

Teammates appear to stop player leaving after racist slurs

Devils trade captain Andy Greene to New York Islanders

The New Jersey Devils are turning toward youth by trading captain and defenseman Andy Greene to the New York Islanders

Mann sparks Wright State to 104-64 romp over IUPUI

Sophomore James Mann came off the bench to score 21 points, leading six players in double figures, and Wright State routed IUPUI 104-64

Hoosiers' road woes continue with 89-65 loss to Michigan


Calcutta HC asks RBI to take appropriate action against Bank of Baroda

The oil company told the court that it had entered into an agreement with Simplex Projects Limited in 2017 for undertaking certain work at the Bongaigaon facility of IOCL in Assam

‘Gentlemen, start your engines!’ Trump kicks off Daytona 500 with lap in armored limo (VIDEOS)

President Trump opened the NASCAR season in crowd-pleasing style, flying low over the Daytona International Speedway in Air Force One and lapping the oval in his limo, before delivering the iconic “start your engines” command. Read Full Article at

History Channel's engaging «Washington» miniseries shows his intolerance for Trump-like corruption

The country's first president was a problematic man, and yet even he recognized the evils of partisanship

The Air Force has updated its dress code policy to include hijabs and turbans

In a move towards increasing religious inclusion and accommodation, the US Air Force has updated its dress code policy to include an approval process for Muslims and Sikhs to wear turbans, beards, and hijabs. The updated «Dress and Personal Appearance o

All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe

As expected, this All-Star weekend has been largely about paying tribute to the life of Kobe Bryant

McDonald leads way for No. 12 Arizona women in 72-55 win

Pac-12 scoring leader Aari McDonald scored 21 points on 9-of-14 shooting and No. 12 Arizona beat Washington State 72-57

Hammond scores 26 to carry Niagara past Monmouth 77-72

Marcus Hammond had 26 points and 12 rebounds as Niagara defeated Monmouth 77-72

Samardzija ready to work with Kapler, lead Giants' staff

San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija is being counted on to lead the pitching staff and embrace new manager Gabe Kapler's style

Georgia Tech stuns No. 4 N.C. State 65-61

Georgia Tech stuns No. 4 N.C. State 65-61

Pelosi, Pompeo turn up the heat on China's Huawei at security conference - CNET

And China responds, saying criticisms about the security of its tech are based on «lies» and an unwillingness to «accept the success of a socialist country,» a report says.

Missouri policeman told to 'tone down' his 'gayness' to be promoted lands $10.25 million settlement

A Missouri police lieutenant told to “tone down” his “gayness” if he wanted a promotion is slated to walk away with $10.25 million after a workplace discrimination lawsuit was settled Monday with St. Louis County, according to the St. Louis Post-D

Norway's Casper Ruud wins 1st title at Argentina Open

Norwegian Casper Ruud has clinched his first title by beating lucky loser Pedro Sousa 6-1, 6-4 in the Argentina Open final

Washington keys Iona's 2nd half eruption in win over Marist

Isaiah Washington scored 21 points and E

Garza scores 24 points; No. 21 Iowa beats Minnesota 58-55

Luka Garza scored 24 points and Ryan Kreiner added 10 points as No. 21 Iowa came back to beat the Minnesota Gophers 58-55

Former star SS Fernandez dies at 57; Blue Jays hits leader

Former All-Star shortstop Tony Fernández has died

SEC stacked with NCAA Tournament bubble teams

The top three teams in the Southeastern Conference should be in good shape to make the NCAA Tournament

Syrian army takes control over all villages around Aleppo, eliminating threat of terrorist shelling

The Syrian military has established full control of all areas surrounding Aleppo for the first time since 2012, putting an end to the terrorist shelling of the country’s second-largest city. Read Full Article at

Can Moscow finish Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline despite US sanctions? ‘Never say never’ says Gazprom

Russia’s $10 billion Nord Stream 2 pipeline - which will pump gas more than 1,200 km to Germany - has been sanctioned by Washington, with US officials claiming Moscow can’t finish the project. “Never say never,” Gazprom replied. Read Full Article at R

‘Western doctors overprescribe drugs’ – Jordan Peterson's daughter Mikhaila tells RT why he went to Russia for treatment

Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson chose Russia for his detox because the country's medical industry is less dependent on big pharma than North America’s, his daughter Mikhaila told RT's World Apart program. Read Full Article at

This 2-in-1 robot can vacuum and mop at the same time, and is now $263 off - CNET

The Ecovacs Deebot Ozmo 920 also uses AI to identify obstacles and avoids trying to suck up your socks.

New York attorney general says she won't appeal T-Mobile merger ruling - CNET

In a statement, New York AG Letitia James says she hopes to «work with all the parties to ensure that consumers get the best pricing and service possible.»

With the development of generalized AI, what’s the meaning of a person?

For the next installment of the informal TechCrunch book club, we are reading the fourth story in Ted Chiang’s Exhalation. The goal of this book club is to expand our minds to new worlds, ideas, and vistas, and The Lifecycle of Software Objects doesn’t di

Gillespie leads No. 15 Villanova past Temple

Collin Gillespie scored a season-high 29 points to lead No. 15 Villanova to a 76-56 victory over Temple

Trump fans wait in long lines to see president, Daytona 500

President Donald Trump's appearance at Daytona International Speedway caused headaches for fans trying to enter the famed NASCAR track

Wonder Woman interrupts SA cricket game in climate protest

Climate activists dressed as Wonder Woman and other movie superheroes have briefly interrupted a cricket game in South Africa by invading the field

Astros' Baker accepts that no one is moving on from scandal

Astros' Baker accepts that no one is moving on from scandal

World Health Organization says coronavirus could go either way … as cases near 70,000

Speaking at a media briefing last week, the executive director of the World Health Organization made it clear that things are simply not clear. The epidemic of 2019-novel coronavirus that has generated tens of thousands of cases around the city of Wuhan may b

Trump arrives at Daytona 500, sets off raucous celebration

President Donald Trump made a dramatic entrance at Daytona International Speedway, setting off a raucous celebration at the famed NASCAR track

Williams helps Cincy top East Carolina 70-67 in OT.

Keith Williams scored six of his 17 points in overtime and Cincinnati pulled out a 70-67 win over East Carolina

Quicken Loans founder Gilbert back to work after stroke

Quicken Loans founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert is slowly returning to work eight months after suffering a stroke

Chris Sale believes pitchers will retaliate against Astros for cheating

No Houston Astros players were disciplined by Major League Baseball for their role in the team’s sign-stealing scheme, but there’s a growing sense that opposing pitchers may try to punish them this upcoming season. While he didn’t say he would partake,

The empathy gap, and what it's like being trans in the workplace

An entrepreneur set out to make clear how divergent our workplace experiences are

The NBA continues to masterfully honor the late Kobe Bryant

After Kobe Bryant's passing on Jan. 26, the NBA has pulled out all the stops to honor the late superstar.

Cards' Mikolas misses bullpen session with sore elbow

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas was scratched from his second bullpen session of the spring because of a flexor tendon issue
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