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Warriors double-digit favorites vs. Grizzlies, will they cover? National Basketball Association 3/26/17

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Mike Conley and Randolph are the only other Grizzlies averaging more than 10 points per game. "We just picked up our intensity", Kerr said. The Grizzlies have always been a match-up nightmare for the fast-paced Warriors. "Isaiah loves the Golden State Warriors", his mother, Alex McDonald, originally told CBS46 in Atlanta . "It's a good warmup for us to understand how important each game is, each possession is, and not look ahead". Read More »

IL considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost, local lawmakers weigh in

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Almost 20 percent of Americans now have access to legal pot. In the city of Chicago, 74 percent of voters support marijuana legalization. "Decriminalization is supported more in urban areas than in rural parts of the state". In addition levying the state's 6.25 percent sales tax on retail sales, an excise tax of $50 per ounce would be imposed on wholesale sales of mature flower products. Read More »

Obama Weighs In: My Health Care Bill Made America Stronger

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Had the bill passed, Republicans would have lost both politically and in human terms as the bill devastated numerous very voters who believed President Donald Trump's campaign promise that "everybody's going to be taken care of much better than they're taken care of now". Read More »

Gonzaga And Oregon Off To Men's NCAA Final Four

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For South Carolina - coached by the equal-parts angry and effervescent Frank Martin - being an underdog at this point is a good thing. " You dream it every single day". The top four seeds made it to the Sweet 16, and the Wildcats and Tar Heels moved within a game of the Final Four with double-digit wins. It will be the first time since 1973 that teams will meet with both making their Final Four debuts.That year, Memphis (then known as Memphis State) beat Providence in each of their ... Read More »

Canada Marijuana Legalization Day: 5 Things to Know

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Federally, the age to buy marijuana will be 18, but provinces can also decide to set a higher age. Under the proposed law, marijuana will be sold as a federally controlled substance, in much the same way alcohol is now sold in the country. Read More »

Failing at health care: A presidential tradition

Many Bay Area representatives are on flights back to Northern California Friday - they're calling this a victory and a launching point to improve the Affordable Care Act. Trying to maintain the program under the Republican plan would have cost $7.8-billion. Ohio Gov. John Kasich and three other Republican governors - Arkansas' Asa Hutchinson, Nevada's Brian Sandoval and Michigan's Rick Snyder - wrote a letter to congressional leaders last week saying they wanted to undo Obama's Affordable ... Read More »

Theresa May to highlight common Brexit aims on Scotland visit: spokesman

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Writing in the Financial Times , he said long queues at Dover and severe delays at airports, as well as suspension of the delivery of nuclear material, would be among the many downsides of failure to reach a deal. Even as it negotiates its exit, the United Kingdom government must ensure that leaving the European Union does not result in lesser rights protections than we now have. Read More »

Local providers, patients voice support for Affordable Care Act

It was an epic, damaging, self-inflicted collapse that smothered the GOP effort. Sorry, President Trump, but today we spoke. Since January, Democrats and activists had held events that promoted the Affordable Care Act - which for the first six years since its passage had been a loser in polls - by presenting people who'd been helped by the law. Read More »

Eating less salt may reduce night-time peeing

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The study was to be presented Sunday at the European Society of Urology annual meeting, in London. This interruption of sleep can lead to problems such as stress, irritability or tiredness, which can affect quality of life. More than 200 people in the study reduced their salt intake. Still, it does appear that the more sodium you take in, the more you pee during the night: Some participants in the study actually increased their sodium intake over the 12-week period, from 9.6 grams a ... Read More »

NCAA Tournament: Expert predictions for Final Four, NCAA championship game

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In a insane final sequence, Kentucky tied the game at 73, before one last basket from Luke Maye put away the win for the Tar Heels. Seeded second the year before, Gonzaga couldn't hang with No. "I probably should have called time out", the coach said. The Bulldogs defeated No. 11 Xavier in the Elite 8. And, I mean, this wasn't even possible. Read More »

Tiger Woods hoepful of Masters return

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It's golf's hottest "Will he, won't he?" conversation, but Tiger Woods says he is "trying everything I can" to compete at the Masters next month. Asked about it by host Michael Strahan, Woods said: "God, I hope so". He's gotten treatments and is progressing and hoping he can do it. Woods has won four Masters, the last in 2005. Should the four-time Masters champion be unable to compete at Augusta National, it would be the third time in four years that he has missed the tournament. Read More »

Girl burned by homemade slime — GRAPHIC

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Quinn said she was happy when her daughter chose to do something educational. "I thought it was great", she said . I encouraged it and bought all the stuff. Doctors, however, have warned parents that Borax can be toxic if it's not safely diluted, which may have been the case with Quinn. Siobhan Quinn said that her daughter had made the slime multiple times before without issue. Read More »

Picking Sunday's NCAA Tournament Games Against the Spread

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Now they're just two wins away from cutting down the nets. "We've won a few games like that". It's a loss Williams still calls a heartbreaker. "But I'm really happy for this team and the work that they've put in, the toughness that they've shown, and they're just, they're wonderful kids". Read More »

Sophiris Bio, Inc.'s (SPHS)

Analyst's mean target price for SPHS is $6.75 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.00. According to them, the median (average) EPS the company could deliver is -0.11/share. Hence, the surprise factor was 31.6 percent. Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) closed down -0.01 points or -0.79% at $1.26 with 2.13 mln shares exchanging hands. Read More »

Dustin Johnson completes WGC slam

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Johnson will contest this week's Shell Houston Open some three hour drive south of Austin before then heading to the April 6th starting Masters. When asked if he is intimidating, he always says that's for other players to determine. "Confidence in my game and confidence in myself", he said. Rahm ended that sequence; the underdog will perhaps rue the missed chances to win both the 1st and 2nd. Read More »

RCMP say two American snowshoers presumed dead in Banff National Park avalanche

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The hikers will not be identified publicly but are believed to be from Boston. The two people were reported missing on Tuesday at about 12:30 p.m. after they failed to check out of their accommodation. RCMP said Wednesday the visitors' families had been notified. No names were released. The force said the couple were last seen last Saturday when they had breakfast in Field. Read More »

Donald Trump's Latest Approval Rating Dipped As President's 'Trumpcare' Bill Struggled

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A new poll released on Monday by Gallup found that Trump's approval rating has plummeted to 36 percent - 2 points lower than President Barack Obama's nadir of 38 percent, which he hit in both 2011 and 2014. Democrats have traditionally been less positive about the environment than Republicans have, Gallup said . The Real Clear Politics average of 11 major polls puts Trump's approval rating at 42.1% and his disapproval rating at 52%. Read More »

Defoe's experience can help England, says Lallana

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To find out who joined them, listen to the audio above. Joe Hart will take his place as captain for the night. But the England boss says the left-back still had to prove he was worthy of a place for club and country after several year of injury problems. Read More »

Scientists Working on Solar-Powered Prosthetic Limbs

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Its optical transparency also allows 98 percent of light that strikes its surface to pass through. This makes it a great method for gathering energy from the sun. The skin, which needs 20nW of power per square centimetre, is capable of making very sensitive pressure measurements, allowing it to perform tasks such as judging the correct strength to grip soft materials. Read More »

Florida tightens death penalty law to require unanimous jury recommendation

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Under the law, juries will have to unanimously recommend death for the sentence to be imposed on defendants convicted of capital crimes. "Florida's death penalty still has problems of constitutional magnitude, including but not limited to the failure to limit the scope of its application, racial disparities, geographic disparities, and execution of the mentally ill", Mills, chairman of the Florida Public Defenders Association Death Penalty Steering Committee, said after the House ... Read More »

UBS says facing trial in French tax case

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Markus Diethelm, the bank's general counsel, said, "Such a large amount is unthinkable vis-à-vis our shareholders, as well as vis-à-vis other jurisdictions with which we have negotiated". Investigative judges, who ran the probe, are now in a position to order a trial or dismiss the case, a move that would effectively end settlement talks. Read More »

Figo wishes Gerrard had joined him at Real Madrid

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Luis Figo had a great chance for Real Madrid , but he somehow fired his shot from inside the are well over. The third came from the penalty spot, Robbie Fowler stepping up the score from the spot after being hilariously booed by the home fans desperate for a Gerrard goal. Read More »

9 deaths and rare cancer linked to breast implants, FDA says

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But now there's more information, including hundreds of complaints and a World Health Organization report pointing to breast implants as a possible cause. Suspicions have been growing that implants might cause ALCL, which is a type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.The FDA first started looking into the possibility in 2011. Read More »