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Read Shaquille O'Neal's speech at Kobe Bryant's memorial
Shaquille O'Neal spoke about his former Lakers teammate at Kobe and Gianna Bryant's public memorial Monday at Staples Center.
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Bloomberg called Warren 'scary' and vowed to 'defend the banks' in closed-door 2016 event
Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg said at a private event in 2016 that his presidential campaign platform would have been to "defend the banks" and also labeled the progressive movement and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, now a rival for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, as "scary."
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Inside the broken lives of Nigerian gay law suspects
The 57 men stumbled out of the back of a dark police truck into the glare of a sunny courtyard and a phalanx of cameras. Some clutched another’s hand, as if for comfort. They lined up on wooden benches in the dirt, almost all of them trying to hide their faces, and not succeeding. Standing...
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Hidden Figures Hero Katherine Johnson Reminded Us That Space Was Never Safe From America’s Worst Impulses
Nor was NASA excluded from the nation's evolution
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How Miguel Andujar can force Yankees into impossible decision
TAMPA — When it comes to what position Miguel Andujar will play this season the key issue is … will he hit? If he hits, he will play. Somewhere. How do I know? History. Third base is the most under-represented position in the Hall of Fame because so many elite players have been moved off...
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Family shamed for leaving 'disgusting mess' at restaurant table: 'It is not OK'
Hopefully, this restaurant has some really good bussers working for them.
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Harvey Weinstein accusers react to verdict: ‘Our fight is far from over’
The Silence Breakers, a group of women who accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, said their mission did not end with Weinstein behind bars.
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Kobe Bryant's widow files a wrongful death suit against helicopter company over crash
The widow of Kobe Bryant is suing Island Express Helicopters for the January crash that killed the NBA legend and their daughter, alleging in part that the pilot failed to safely operate the aircraft.
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‘Shahs’ star MJ Javid wants to have more children
Mercedes "MJ" Javid is reveling in spending time with her family and would love to expand her brood.
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Democrats Urge Trump Administration to 'Immediately and Forcefully Impose Sanctions' on Russia for Election Meddling
"Doing anything less would be an abdication of your responsibility to protect and defend the U.S. from this serious threat to our national security, and to the integrity of our electoral process," a trio of top Senate Democrats wrote.
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Michael Jordan Gives Emotional Eulogy at Kobe Bryant’s Memorial
"As I got to know him, I wanted to be the best big brother that I could be"
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How ‘Vanderpump Rules’ stars Tom Schwartz, Katie Maloney are spicing up their love life
"Tequila Katie" is about to get a new meaning.
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Second man in as many days hit by No. 6 train at Astor Place, cops say
A man was fatally hit by a train in Manhattan’s Astor Place subway station Monday — the second time in as many days someone was struck there, authorities said. Monday’s victim was already on the roadbed in the East Village station when a southbound No. 6 train ran over him around 3 p.m., cops said....
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Bloomberg launches attack on Sanders' gun control record, says NRA 'paved the road to Washington' for him
"We deserve a president who is not beholden to the gun lobby," Bloomberg said in a series of tweets criticizing Sanders' past votes on gun control.       
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Andrew Johnson impeached: This Day in History
On this day in history, Feb. 24, 1868, Andrew Johnson became the first U.S. President to be impeached by the House of Representatives.
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Exclusive: U.S. wants Afghan president to postpone planned inauguration - sources
The United States wants Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to defer his second-term inauguration over concerns it could inflame an election feud with his political rival and jeopardize U.S.-led peacemaking efforts, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.
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Buffett sees economy slowing as coronavirus spreads
"This is scary stuff," investor said Monday as stocks fell, but "I don't think it should affect what you do in stocks."
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Woman says she was scammed out of $89,000
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Mitchell Robinson explains benefit of unusual mid-season weight gain
HOUSTON — Knicks center Mitchell Robinson hasn’t developed a 3-point shot or mid-range jumper, but he has developed his body. Robinson revealed at Monday’s morning shootaround at Toyota Center that he’s put on 10 pounds – mostly muscle – since training camp. The 21-year-old believes the added weight gain has made him stronger on the court,...
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Michigan Wendy's worker fired for bathing in sink says response to video 'hurts the soul'
It turns out, bathing in a sink at the back of the restaurant you work at isn’t going to go over well with your boss.
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Kobe Bryant memorial: Here's what Michael Jordan said about his 'little brother'
Michael Jordan remembered Kobe and Gianna Bryant in a speech during their public memorial Feb. 24 at Staples Center.
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Biden ad: Sanders undermined Obama's reelection
Heading into South Carolina, the former vice president suggests Sanders didn't have the back of the first black president.
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Westerdam cruise ship passenger now negative for coronavirus
The World Health Organization said new tests for an 83-year-old woman who tested positive for coronavirus now indicate the "virus was cleared."       
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Kuwait suspends flights to and from South Korea, Thailand, Italy over coronavirus fears
Kuwait's civil aviation authority announced on Monday it had suspended all its flights to and from South Korea, Thailand, and Italy after reports of an outbreak of coronavirus in the countries, state news agency KUNA reported, saying this came in accordance with the Kuwaiti health ministry instructions.
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On the trail: Buttigieg heckled, Bloomberg office tagged with 'oligarch' graffiti
Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg on Monday called on front-runner Bernie Sanders to denounce vandals who scrawled the word "oligarch" on Bloomberg's Chicago office, and moderate rival Pete Buttigieg was heckled at a march with labor activists.
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Chuck Schumer admits spending $8,600 on Junior's cheesecake: 'Guilty as charged'
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., unapologetically admitted Sunday to spending more than $8,600 on cheesecake from an iconic downtown Brooklyn eatery over the past decade. 
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This amazing smart robot vacuum is at its lowest price—for now
As part of Amazon's Deals of the Day, you can get the iRobot Roomba 960 at its lowest price ever for today only.       
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'Mission: Impossible VII' filming halted in Venice due to coronavirus outbreak fears
Paramount studios announced Monday that 'Mission: Impossible VII' filming will halt filming in Venice due to the coronavirus outbreak in Italy.        
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Photos of Beyoncé banned during performance at Kobe Bryant memorial
Editors at the AP and Getty Images said that organizers of the live-streamed Staples Center event prohibited them from taking photos of Beyoncé.
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Read Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka's speech from Kobe Bryant memorial
Read Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka's speech about the lives of Kobe and Gianna Bryant from memorial at Staples Center.
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The coronavirus in China could lead to drug shortages in America
The coronavirus is threatening the U.S. medical supply chain as it shuts down factories in China, where many of the core components of drugs sold in the U.S. are made.
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Dodgers' Andrew Friedman has a methodical approach appreciated by dugout leaders
Andrew Friedman's conservative hand with the Dodgers frustrates some fans, but managers under him — Dave Roberts and Joe Maddon — trust his judgment.
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Philipp Plein slammed for ‘distasteful’ Kobe Bryant tribute at Milan Fashion Week
The runway was decorated with a duo of gold helicopters.
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What’s next for Harvey Weinstein after Manhattan rape conviction
He'll be cooling his heels in a Manhattan jail until his sentencing March 11, after which he is expected to be extradited to Los Angeles for those cases.
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WNBA star Diana Taurasi remembers Kobe Bryant and daughter Gigi at memorial service
Diana Taurasi, who plays in the WNBA for the Phoenix Mercury, gave an emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. "Kobe's willingness to do the hard work and make the sacrifice every single day inspired me and resonated with the city of Los Angeles," she said. Watch her remarks here.
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Half of women say their sex life is distressing, study finds
For a surprising number of women, sex is anything but healing. A little more than half of the young women surveyed in a new Australian study experienced sex-related personal distress of some kind, according to the findings published Monday in the journal Fertility and Sterility. Distress for the women could mean any kind of emotional displeasure,...
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Kellyanne Conway: Dems' claims of electability no match for 'electricity' fueling Trump campaign
Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, said on “Outnumbered Overtime” on Monday that Democrats’ claims of electability is no match for the “electricity” fueling the Trump campaign.
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Tearful former University of Texas tennis coach gets 6 months in prison for role in college admissions scam
Former University of Texas men's tennis coach, Michael Center, was sentenced to six months in prison Monday for accepting $100,000 in bribes to tag fake recruit.       
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Wendy Williams denies dating jeweler William Selby
“We are not a couple and I do not have a boyfriend."
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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street clobbered as pandemic fears rattle markets
Wall Street's three major stock indexes tumbled on Monday as investors looked for safety on intensifying fears about the global economic impact of the coronavirus after a surge in cases outside China fanned worries about a pandemic.
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Turnout for 2020 Nevada Democratic caucuses at 105,195: state party
Turnout for the Nevada Democratic caucuses was 105,195, the Nevada State Democratic Party said on Monday, surpassing the 84,000 voters who participated in the 2016 Nevada caucuses.
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Pelosi tours San Francisco's Chinatown in attempt to ease fears of coronavirus
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., made a visit to San Francisco’s Chinatown on Monday to assuage concerns about the coronavirus as tourism to the city’s famed neighborhood has declined in recent weeks.
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Jose Altuve gets his first taste of fans’ cheating wrath
Get used to it, Jose. Jose Altuve, the Astros’ star second baseman, received boos in his first spring training at-bat at the Tigers’ minor league complex in Lakeland, Fla. Houston, feeling the wrath of the electronic sign-stealing scandal during its run to the 2017 World Series, didn’t play its regulars in its first few exhibition...
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A legendary woman, a trailblazer, an American hero -- Katherine Johnson
Reshma Saujani of Girls Who Code explains why she always talks about legendary NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson to young girls: Johnson gave us a new perspective on our planet, a view of earth from space. And she gave us a new perspective on ourselves: on who we let in, who we allow to thrive, who we write into our history books.
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Coronavirus halts ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ filming in Venice, Italy
UPDATED with statement from Paramount: As the number of cases of the coronavirus swell in Italy to a reported 219 cases, the biggest number outside of China, Japan, and South Korea, the Venice, Italy local government has put a stop to all public gatherings including a halt to the upcoming production of Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible...
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Michael Jordan Breaks Down in Tears as He Remembers the Life of Kobe Bryant
The sports legend quickly became emotional when discussing his late friend, even taking a second to acknowledge his tears would undoubtedly become another crying meme.
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How to watch the Democratic debate in South Carolina
Tuesday's debate is the last one before the South Carolina primary Saturday — and before voters in 16 states and territories go to the polls on Super Tuesday, March 3.
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Michael Jordan prepared to become 'another crying meme' after speech at Kobe memorial
In tribute to Kobe Bryant, a tearful Michael Jordan says the former Los Angeles Lakers star was "like a little brother" to him.      
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