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Suicide bomber kills at least ten in northwest Pakistan

Suicide bomber blows himself up close to a police checkpoint, killing at least ten people and wounding more than 20, officials say<p>A suicide bomber blew himself up close to a police checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least ten people and wounding more than 20, officials …

Silva comments on recent meeting with Jones

Anderson Silva will return from suspension on Feb. 27, and he hints at a few surprises for 2016.<p>The former UFC middleweight champion will battle …

MMA & UFC

34% of Fans Think Current Michael Jordan Can Beat LeBron James According to Poll

According to a recent national poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, 34 percent of NBA fans believe Michael Jordan (52 years old) could beat present-day LeBron James (30 years old) in a game of one-on-one:<p>There's no such division when it comes to who NBA fans think is the best player of all …

Hanner Mosquera-Perea, Devin Davis Dismissed from Indiana Basketball Team

The Indiana Hoosiers basketball program dismissed forwards Hanner Mosquera-Perea and Devin Davis Thursday for "not living up to their responsibilities to the program."<p>Brent Yarina of BTN.com passed along the program's statement:<p>Mosquera-Perea averaged 6.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per …

Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin says he'll be playing for Falcons in 2016

Bruce Irvin wants to play for the Falcons.<p>The upcoming NFL season could be an awkward one for the Seattle Seahawks and linebacker Bruce Irvin and …

Top-seeded Warriors, Hawks try to close out series, advance

The Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks have regained control of their respective series, doing their best to restore order in the NBA …

Basketball

Doubts raised about Islamic State's claim in Texas attack

PHOENIX (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet …

Long-Range Iris Scanning Is Here

An engineering professor at Carnegie Mellon says he’s invented technology that can identify someone from across the room with the precision of a fingerprint.<p>An officer pulls someone over on the side of the highway. The cop sits in the car a moment, runs the plates—they’re fine—and gets out of the …

Carnegie Mellon University

Who were the victims of the Amtrak derailment?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman. A Wells Fargo executive. An Associated Press video software architect. A chief executive of a small tech company.<p>They are among the seven people who died in Tuesday night's derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 in Philadelphia.<p>Amtrak's Northeast …

Blake Griffin and Clippers stumble, fumble away game against Rockets

Blake Griffinextended his left arm to steal the bounce pass with 17 seconds left and his team trailing by a point. The play triggered a fastbreak on which the only defender between theClippersforward and the basket was Houston's Trevor Ariza.<p>As Ariza backpedaled, his feet still moving, Griffin …

Body cameras give 'unique perspective' of skid row shooting, LAPD chief says

Tempers flared Tuesday morning as dozens of demonstrators packed the Los Angeles Police Commission's weekly meeting to criticize the LAPD over its fatal shooting of a homeless man on skid row.<p>The meeting was the first since Sunday's shooting, when a man known by others on skid row as Africa -- whom …

Today in Hip-Hop: Three Important Hip-Hop Albums Drop - XXL

<i>On this day, March 3, in hip-hop history...</i><p>Three monumental hip-hop albums just so happened to drop on March 3. Each of these albums is a pillar in …

Chris Messina is a work in progress on and off 'Mindy Project'

Chris Messina is that guy you can't help seeing. Last year, the 40-old actor worked on the Jennifer Aniston-led "Cake" and Al Pacino-fronted "Manglehorn," finished out his run on "The Newsroom" and found time to be a philanderer in a Sam Smith music video. But to a certain group of TV watchers, …

Family blames death on Steelers' season, Dick LeBeau's departure

The Steelers' longtime defensive coordinator left the team after their playoff loss, and that was the final straw poor Eleanor.<p>Steelers Depot found a sad note in the obituary of Eleanor Gallagher, 81, of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania:<p>Eleanor was a devoted Pittsburgh Steelers fan, and the family firmly …