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Hornets push Heat to the brink with Game Five win

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  • Apr 28, 2016
(The Sports Xchange) - Courtney Lee did it again. From virtually the same spot on the floor and for the second game in a row, Lee grabbed a crucial long rebound off the offensive boards.This time, Lee went back up and drained a 3-pointer with 28.9 seco...
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Bob Dylan turns 75, with latest tour and album in the wind

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  • May 25, 2016
LOS ANGELES Rock bard Bob Dylan, forever young in the minds of baby boomers who grew up with his music, turned 75 years old on Tuesday, a little more than a week before the start of a U.S. summer tour in support of his latest album.The biggest public e...
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Christie's fetes 250 years in business with major British art sale

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  • May 06, 2016
LONDON From Joshua Reynolds to Lucian Freud, works spanning several centuries of British art will go under the hammer as part of a sale celebrating 250 years since auction house Christie's was founded. The highlights are three major works, led by "Ib a...
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German prosecutors say won't be lenient with VW

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  • Jul 12, 2016
HAMBURG German prosecutors will grant Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) no mitigation for a record vehicle emissions settlement it faces in the United States and want VW to pay them a separate fine, a spokesman said.Prosecutors in Braunschweig, near Volkswagen's ...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Jan 18, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Apr 20, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Singer Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show to protest same-sex law

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  • Dec 21, 2015
Canadian singer Bryan Adams has canceled a show in Mississippi this week to protest a new state law that lets people with religious objections deny services to same-sex couples, the rocker said in a statement. "I cannot in good conscience perform in a ...
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Craft beer fans face squeeze with hops in short supply

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  • Feb 29, 2016
BOUGHTON UNDER BLEAN, England Fans of craft beers could soon face higher bar bills as small, independent brewers face a potentially serious shortage of a vital ingredient: hops.Last summer's hot and dry weather blighted the European hop harvest and str...
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China, U.S. pledge to ratify Paris climate deal this year

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  • Apr 23, 2016
UNITED NATIONS China and the United States, the world's top producers of greenhouse gas emissions, pledged on Friday to formally adopt by the end of the year a Paris deal to slow global warming, raising the prospects of it being enforced much faster th...
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Christie's fetes 250 years in business with major British art sale

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  • May 05, 2016
LONDON From Joshua Reynolds to Lucian Freud, works spanning several centuries of British art will go under the hammer as part of a sale celebrating 250 years since auction house Christie's was founded. The highlights are three major works, led by "Ib a...
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