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Brook Lopez surpasses Buck Williams for Nets’ scoring title
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Brook Lopez surpasses Buck Williams for Nets’ scoring title

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Brook Lopez emerged as a leader in Nets’ franchise history Monday night in Boston. Despite spending a large portion of his career bandied about in trade rumors, the one-time All-Star center surpassed Buck Williams as the top scorer …

Christopher Morahan obituary
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Christopher Morahan obituary

In an age when it is fashionable for directors to be regarded as auteurs, Christopher Morahan, who has died aged 87, was a supreme craftsman. In a rich 60-year-long career, he proved equally at home in television, theatre and film …

Teen who faked her death faces charges in 11-year-old boy’s suicide
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Teen who faked her death faces charges in 11-year-old boy’s suicide

By Kristine Phillips, (c) 2017, The Washington Post

Tysen Benz was in his room when he read text messages saying someone he knew had committed suicide.

Shortly after, the 11-year-old boy from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula hanged himself.

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American Playboy Is Hugh Hefner’s Legacy, As He Would Like It Remembered
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American Playboy Is Hugh Hefner’s Legacy, As He Would Like It Remembered

American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story is a “docuseries” that blends documentary and scripted television, a product of the increasingly blurred lines between narrative and documentary genres. According to Amazon, it is “the result of unprecedented access to thousands of …

Read the Controversial New York City Play Depicting the Assassination of Donald Trump
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Read the Controversial New York City Play Depicting the Assassination of Donald Trump

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Inmates at San Quentin State Prison performing Mr. Shakespeare’s disgustingly anti-Trump play in 2015.

Once again, the decadent coastal elites are scoffing at the President of the United States. As Fox News breathlessly reported Sunday under the headline …

Mandatory EPF cover: EPFO likely to raise wage ceiling to Rs 25k a month
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Mandatory EPF cover: EPFO likely to raise wage ceiling to Rs 25k a month

The EPFO’s wage threshold was last raised in November 2014 from Rs 6,500 a month. (Reuters)

The Central Board of Trustees (CBT), the highest decision-making body of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), is likely to give the go-ahead for …

Giants notes: Tim “FedX” Federowicz replaces Buster Posey, impressed after catching Tyler Beede
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Giants notes: Tim “FedX” Federowicz replaces Buster Posey, impressed after catching Tyler Beede

San Francisco Giants catcher Tim Federowicz (72) confers with relief pitcher Derek Law (64) the ninth inning at AT&T Park Friday, March 31, 2017, in San Francisco, Calif. (Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group)

SAN FRANCISCO – Tim Federowicz spent a …

Uber’s head of communications quits scandal-hit cab app
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Uber’s head of communications quits scandal-hit cab app

Uber’s head of public policy and communications, Rachel Whetstone, has quit the troubled cab-hire app less that two years after it poached her from Google.

Her departure comes after a string of scandals for Uber, ignited by a tell-all blogpost …

Ask Amy: I tell my kids who is — and who isn’t — ‘real family’
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Ask Amy: I tell my kids who is — and who isn’t — ‘real family’

DEAR AMY: I have been married for 15 years. My wife and I have three children.

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My in-laws are all the products of failed marriages, so there are blood relatives and step relatives to deal with on …

‘This soup is very salty’: Three hazing rituals await rookie justice Neil Gorsuch at the U.S. Supreme Court
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‘This soup is very salty’: Three hazing rituals await rookie justice Neil Gorsuch at the U.S. Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch pauses as he speaks after taking the judicial oath during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House April 10, 2017

No one could have known it at the time, but at the end of last …