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Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers suspended Blake Griffin four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member. His salary will be withheld for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand. In all, Griffin will lose $859,442 from his season salary of $18,907,725. A team spokesman said the […]
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Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers suspended Blake Griffin four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member. His salary will be withheld for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand. In all, Griffin will lose $859,442 from his season salary of $18,907,725. A team spokesman said the […]
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Cleric arrested during Ferguson protest acquitted

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:50

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A cleric arrested during a protest in Ferguson has been found not guilty of willfully disobeying a police order to disperse. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1T4BQA7 ) reports that a St. Louis County jury deliberated just 20 minutes Tuesday before ruling in favor of the Rev. Osagyefo Sekou. The St. Louis […]
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Cleric arrested during Ferguson protest acquitted

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:50

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A cleric arrested during a protest in Ferguson has been found not guilty of willfully disobeying a police order to disperse. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1T4BQA7 ) reports that a St. Louis County jury deliberated just 20 minutes Tuesday before ruling in favor of the Rev. Osagyefo Sekou. The St. Louis […]
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Amazon launches free engine for video-game makers

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:20

The move is the latest step by Amazon into the realm of video games, an industry revolutionized by the wide availability of broadband, cloud storage and open-source software.
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Amazon launches free engine for video-game makers

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:20

The move is the latest step by Amazon into the realm of video games, an industry revolutionized by the wide availability of broadband, cloud storage and open-source software.
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NFC West offseason report: Finding a QB will be key for Rams in Los Angeles

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:17

As Sunday marked the end of the 2015 NFL football season, Monday marked the beginning of the 2016 offseason. Teams now can release players off their rosters. It’s the first significant step toward re-assembling rosters, and the offseason continues with the NFL combine this month, the free-agent signing period in March and the draft in […]
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NFC West offseason report: Finding a QB will be key for Rams in Los Angeles

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:17

As Sunday marked the end of the 2015 NFL football season, Monday marked the beginning of the 2016 offseason. Teams now can release players off their rosters. It’s the first significant step toward re-assembling rosters, and the offseason continues with the NFL combine this month, the free-agent signing period in March and the draft in […]
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Martin Shkreli sued by artist over Wu-Tang Clan album

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:10

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island artist has sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others over use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album. Artist Jason Koza says portraits of members of the New York-based hip-hop group he put on a fan blog was used without authorization on an album Shkreli bought for […]
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Martin Shkreli sued by artist over Wu-Tang Clan album

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 05:10

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island artist has sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others over use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album. Artist Jason Koza says portraits of members of the New York-based hip-hop group he put on a fan blog was used without authorization on an album Shkreli bought for […]
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California farmers reap record sales in record drought

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:58

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California’s 76,400 farms recorded $53.5 billion in sales in 2014, the year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state […]
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California farmers reap record sales in record drought

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:58

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California’s 76,400 farms recorded $53.5 billion in sales in 2014, the year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state […]
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Monsanto pays $80 million to settle accounting charges

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:51

Monsanto will pay an $80 million penalty and several executives will pay smaller amounts to settle federal allegations that the agribusiness giant misstated its earnings by not properly disclosing the costs of a rebate program for its Roundup weed-killer. The Securities and Exchange Commission says Monsanto didn’t properly account for millions of dollars paid to […]
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Monsanto pays $80 million to settle accounting charges

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:51

Monsanto will pay an $80 million penalty and several executives will pay smaller amounts to settle federal allegations that the agribusiness giant misstated its earnings by not properly disclosing the costs of a rebate program for its Roundup weed-killer. The Securities and Exchange Commission says Monsanto didn’t properly account for millions of dollars paid to […]
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Judge urges president to commute harsh sentence he imposed

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:49

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former federal judge who gave a Utah music producer 55 years in prison for bringing guns to marijuana deals asked the president to commute the sentence Tuesday, the latest appeal in a case held up as an example of problems with mandatory minimum sentencing laws. Paul Cassell, now a […]
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Judge urges president to commute harsh sentence he imposed

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:49

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former federal judge who gave a Utah music producer 55 years in prison for bringing guns to marijuana deals asked the president to commute the sentence Tuesday, the latest appeal in a case held up as an example of problems with mandatory minimum sentencing laws. Paul Cassell, now a […]
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Attorney: DMX has recovered after being resuscitated

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:48

NEW YORK (AP) — An attorney for DMX said the rapper has recovered after he was resuscitated by police outside Yonkers, New York hotel on Monday. Murray Richman said Tuesday that the artist, whose given name is Earl Simmons, is out of the hospital. Yonkers Police Detective Lt. Patrick McCormack said officers responded to a […]
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Attorney: DMX has recovered after being resuscitated

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:48

NEW YORK (AP) — An attorney for DMX said the rapper has recovered after he was resuscitated by police outside Yonkers, New York hotel on Monday. Murray Richman said Tuesday that the artist, whose given name is Earl Simmons, is out of the hospital. Yonkers Police Detective Lt. Patrick McCormack said officers responded to a […]
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Sikh man blocked by Mexican airline satisfied with apology

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:48

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An Indian-American actor and designer who says he was not allowed to board a Mexico City-to-New York flight because he refused to remove his turban says he’s satisfied with an apology by the airline, Aeromexico. Waris Ahluwalia says he is now just waiting for the carrier to implement special training on […]
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Sikh man blocked by Mexican airline satisfied with apology

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 04:48

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An Indian-American actor and designer who says he was not allowed to board a Mexico City-to-New York flight because he refused to remove his turban says he’s satisfied with an apology by the airline, Aeromexico. Waris Ahluwalia says he is now just waiting for the carrier to implement special training on […]
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