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James scores 29, Cavaliers beat Raptors 120-112

US News and World Report - 46 min 32 sec ago
TORONTO (AP) — LeBron James scored 29 points and matched a season high with 14 assists, Kevin Love had 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on late to beat the Toronto Raptors 120-112 on Wednesday night.
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Hornets rout Nets 115-91 in key game in East race

US News and World Report - 57 min 46 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Al Jefferson and Gerald Henderson each scored 19 points, Marvin Williams had 18 and the Charlotte Hornets routed the Brooklyn Nets 115-91 on Wednesday night in a key matchup in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
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NFL stadium supporters in LA suburb file ballot paperwork

US News and World Report - 1 hour 5 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Organizers behind a proposed stadium for the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers in the Los Angeles suburbs have filed paperwork to bring their plan before voters.
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FCC Recommends Switch for Phone Number Portability Database

WSJ Technology - 1 hour 10 min ago
The FCC dealt Neustar a setback, recommending that a telecommunications database contract it has held for two decades and accounts for about half of its revenue be transferred to a rival.
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Elizabeth McCracken wins $20,000 short story prize

US News and World Report - 1 hour 35 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth McCracken, a fiction writer praised for her sharply detailed stories of grief and disaster, has won a $20,000 prize.
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Reserve Bank of Australia Has Balancing Act

WSJ US News - 1 hour 37 min ago
Aggressive monetary easings and currency devaluations by the world’s central banks are having a big impact on the setting of Australian interest rates.
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Fan pays for anti-Mets ownership billboard near field

US News and World Report - 1 hour 41 min ago
ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. (AP) — A New York Mets fan has put his displeasure with the team's ownership on full display.
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AP source: MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year deal

US News and World Report - 2 hours 3 min ago
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that Major League Soccer and its players' union have agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener.
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Simon Property Makes Takeover Approaches to Macerich

WSJ US News - 2 hours 18 min ago
Simon Property Group Inc. has made takeover approaches for rival Macerich Co., seeking to combine two of the largest shopping-mall owners in the U.S.
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Firefighters rescue dog trapped in gap between walls

US News and World Report - 2 hours 37 min ago
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County firefighters got creative to rescue a dog that had fallen into a six-inch-wide gap in West Hollywood, California.
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Big Firms Finally Start to Ramp Up Spending

WSJ US News - 2 hours 39 min ago
Large companies across the U.S. are gearing up to increase capital spending, and the new business investment could give another boost to the strengthening U.S. economy.
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Parents Dream of the Perfect Getaway---From Electronics

WSJ Technology - 2 hours 45 min ago
Increasingly frustrated with how much time their children spend in front of computer and mobile screens, more parents are willing to pay up for family vacations at resorts where the most attractive perk is limited or unavailable Wi-Fi.
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California man charged with trying to join Islamic State

US News and World Report - 2 hours 53 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old California man previously charged with lying on a passport application so he could fly to Syria to join the Islamic State terrorist group was indicted Wednesday on a charge of trying to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.
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Teacher jailed for showing high school class violent movie

US News and World Report - 2 hours 54 min ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to an Ohio high school class has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.
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Brazil's Struggles Hammer the Real

WSJ US News - 3 hours 4 min ago
The Brazilian real plunged to its lowest level in more than a decade Wednesday, a stark demonstration of the pain being felt across many emerging markets.
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Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to 'lean in' for women

US News and World Report - 3 hours 15 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg has enlisted NBA stars LeBron James, Stephen Curry and some of the basketball league's other top players to convince more men to join the fight for women's rights at home and at work.
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Citi's Fix-It Man Guides Bank Through Stress Test

WSJ US News - 3 hours 19 min ago
Citigroup’s Gene McQuade is taking on arguably the most important job at the global bank: making sure that this year it passes the Federal Reserve stress test.
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U.K. Politicians Call for Tracking of Drone Flights

WSJ Technology - 3 hours 21 min ago
The House of Lords is calling for the tracking of leisure and commercial drone flights to avoid safety concerns stifling an industry considered to have huge potential for job creation.
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Negative Rates Are New Version of Y2K

WSJ US News - 3 hours 28 min ago
Widespread negative interest rates, once only a theoretical possibility, have become a real-life problem for Europe’s financial system.
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Rep. Van Hollen says he will run for Sen. Mikulski's seat

US News and World Report - 3 hours 28 min ago
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen will run for the Senate seat opening up when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires, the congressman announced Wednesday in an email to supporters.
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