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The winners and losers of Super Tuesday 2016 – in pictures

Super Tuesday,US politics,US news,World news,Donald Trump,Hillary Clinton,Ted Cruz,Marco Rubio,US elections 2016<p>On the most important night of the presidential race so far, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton leaped further ahead of their rivals in their bid to become the Republican and Democratic …

Super Tuesday: How It Happened State By State

Super Tuesday was a big night for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. They each captured seven states in their respective Democratic and Republican races, extending leads over their remaining rivals.<p>But as we pointed out earlier, delegates were the name of the game on Tuesday, and each …

Exclusive: Poverty up, services diminished in Chicago's black neighborhoods - study | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Predominantly African-American neighborhoods in Chicago have seen poverty rise and services diminish even as the nation’s third largest city has become less racially segregated, according to a study released on Wednesday.<p>A man walks past concrete barriers installed under an …

Fred Hoiberg's message to Bulls falling on deaf ears

MIAMI -- Fred Hoiberg's message of playing with defensive intensity and toughness is not getting through to his Chicago Bulls players.<p>That has been …

Ty Lawson Reportedly Agrees to Contract with Indiana Pacers

Point guard Ty Lawson will reportedly join the Indiana Pacers after the Houston Rockets bought him out on Tuesday.<p>Shams Charania of The Vertical reported Lawson has agreed to a contract with the Indiana Pacers and is expected to back up George Hill.<p>The Pacers weren't the only team interested in …

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. HILLARY CLINTON, DONALD TRUMP EMBOLDENED BY COMMANDING SUPER TUESDAY VICTORIES<p>Now the leading Democratic and Republican presidential candidates are setting their sights on the general election …

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Russian Faces Up to Year in Prison for Denying Existence of God

MOSCOW — A Russian faces up to a year in prison for saying "there is no God” during an argument on social media, his lawyers said Wednesday.<p>Viktor Krasnov also wrote the “Bible is a collection of Jewish fairy tales" during the discussion on European social networking site Vk.com in 2014, lawyer and …

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Gulf nations declare Lebanon's Hezbollah a terrorist group

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi-led bloc of six Gulf Arab nations formally branded Hezbollah a terrorist organization on Wednesday, ramping up the pressure on the Lebanese militant group fighting on the side of President Bashar Assad in Syria.<p>The move by the Gulf Cooperation Council …

Middle East

NFL Rumors: Analyzing Buzz on Matt Forte and More Free Agents

With the start of the new league year at 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 9, comes the opening of free agency, which can be either like Christmas Day for fans of teams with lots of cap space or just another Wednesday for teams that prefer to add through the draft.<p>After a three-day legal-tampering …

Missing MH370: Possible Boeing 777 Part Found Off Mozambique, Sources Say

An object that could be debris from a Boeing 777 has been found off Mozambique and is being examined by investigators searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, sources told NBC News.<p>Early photographic analysis of the object suggests it could have come from the doomed jet, which vanished …

Heat and Joe Johnson look like a good match

MIAMI -- If there's anything Joe Johnson struggles with in his initial days with the Miami Heat, it's gauging whether he or his family are having …

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GOP reaches a crossroads

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump dominated Super Tuesday, notching seven victories -- four more than his closest competitor -- in states from Georgia to Massachusetts on a day that marked a turning point in his quest for the White House.<p>On the morning after, one thing is clear: the Republican Party is at a …

Let's pretend a bunch of other teams follow Idaho to FCS. Here are some new conferences

Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter. Sign up for this in your inbox!<p><b>The Sun Belt is booting Idaho and New Mexico State after 2017.</b> The Vandals seem likely to end up in FCS, and nobody has any idea what NMSU might do. It's probably not the start of any sort …

South Dakota governor vetoes law on transgender bathrooms

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's governor vetoed a bill that would have made the state the first in the U.S. to approve a law requiring transgender …

Bucks can still slip into the playoffs, thanks to the Greek Freak

Over the span of just one season, the Milwaukee Bucks meteorically evolved from the worst team in the league (2013-14 record: 15-67) to the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs (2014-15 record: 41-41). With the addition of free-agent big man Greg Monroe and a healthy Jabari Parker …

Here are the five key takeaways from Apple’s Congressional hearing against the FBI

After an often painful five-plus hours of congressional testimony today, both the FBI and Apple’s fate will be decided by congress after a five day window for further questioning.<p>There were a few verbal barbs traded on both sides, as well as from congressmen, but overall the hearing remained a …

Viewer's Guide: After Super Tuesday, cold hard delegate math

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidates will wake up Wednesday morning to the cold, hard truth of delegate math. It might give the front-runners some breathing room, but for the rest of the field, the truth may hurt.<p>What to watch for on the day after Super Tuesday doles out a quarter of all the …

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Who won bigger: Clinton or Trump?

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>The dominant media storyline coming out of Super Tuesday: Donald Trump dominated, while Hillary Clinton handily beat Bernie Sanders, who nonetheless won four states to her seven.<p>Yet, with the votes mostly counted, it's clearly Clinton who …

Tom Crean's redemption brings a Big Ten title back to Indiana

The Hoosiers won their second regular season conference title under occasionally embattled head coach Tom Crean.<p>For the second time in his eight-year tenure at Indiana, Tom Crean has pulled off a title-worthy resurrection in Bloomington. His Hoosiers clinched the Big Ten regular season championship …

Without Curry, Warriors top Hawks to stay perfect at home

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Draymond Green somehow caught Andrew Bogut's baseline save pass at his knees and avoided a diving Kent Bazemore, then let the …

Amar'e Stoudemire: I wasn't talking about Carmelo Anthony

Miami Heat forward Amar'e Stoudemire told Miami reporters that he reached out to Carmelo Anthony to clear the air on Tuesday.<p>Stoudemire told Anthony …

Basketball

Victory over Arsenal Showed Manchester United Have Neglected Their Youth Academy

Louis van Gaal is reminded of Manchester United’s history in talent production every time he arrives at Old Trafford.<p>There’s the statue of the "Holy Trinity"—Denis Law, Sir Bobby Charlton and George Best, the latter two of whom came through the club’s youth academy—opposite the main entrance. …

Ben Carson adviser: 'There is no pathway' to GOP nomination

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>Ben Carson's "been offered many deals" to leave the presidential race, a key confidant and adviser said Wednesday morning, but the retired neurosurgeon has no interest in quitting yet, despite lacking a pathway to the Republican nomination.<p>…

NFL Report: Kirk Cousins gets franchise tag from Redskins

A year ago at this time, <b>Kirk Cousins</b> was relegated to backup status with the Washington Redskins, owned a resume that included only nine NFL starts and more interceptions than touchdowns, and was playing under a four-year rookie contract barely worth a total of more than $2.5 million.<p>Now, with the …

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10 things we learned from Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday is over. Here’s what we learned:<p><b>Donald Trump is not the Republican nominee … yet.</b>• <b><br>Nevertheless, it was a big night for the New York billionaire, and for Hillary Clinton.</b> They won seven states each, picked up armloads of delegates and advanced their respective claims on their parties’ …

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:<p>1. TRUMP ACCUSES CRUZ OF DIRTY TRICKS IN IOWA<p>The real estate mogul charges the Texas senator with "fraud" and calls for a do-over of the Iowa caucuses.<p>2. CASE AGAINST BILL COSBY WILL CONTINUE<p>A …

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Former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE

BOSTON (AP) — Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, the late NFL MVP and Super Bowl winner who is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has been diagnosed with the brain disease CTE, Boston University researchers said Wednesday.<p>Stabler, who died of colon cancer at 69 in July, had …

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