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Blackshear Leads No. 17 Louisville Past Florida St 81-59

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Wayne Blackshear scores 18 points to lead No. 17 Louisville past Florida St 81-59

Warren Buffett Says He’s Found a Successor — But Won’t Say Who

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Warren Buffett Says He’s Found a Successor — But Won’t Say Who
“Both the board and I believe we now have the right person to succeed me as CEO"
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Snowstorm Heading for Boston Could Break City's All-time Snow Record

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Another snowstorm is on the way for Boston and much of the Northeast.


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Italian anti-euro, anti-immigrant party holds rally in Rome

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Italian anti-euro, anti-immigrant party holds rally in Rome
The rising star of the Italian right, Matteo Salvini, led a mass rally in support of his anti-immigration, anti-EU Northern League party in central Rome ... more

Senator: Venezuela frees 4 US missionaries

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DEVILS LAKE, North Dakota (AP) — Sen. John Hoeven says Venezuela has released four missionaries from North Dakota who were detained several days ago.

Parents of former princess of Thailand jailed for defaming king

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Parents of former princess of Thailand jailed for defaming king
Fred LambertBANGKOK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The parents of the former princess of Thailand were the latest to be jailed Friday under laws prohibiting defamation, ... more

Death threats and a late night dinner before Russia's Nemtsov was shot dead

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By Thomas Grove MOSCOW (Reuters) - It was near closing time on Friday at the upscale Bosco restaurant that looks out onto the illuminated red-brick ... more

Chile's president meets with ailing teen who asked to die

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Chile's president meets with ailing teen who asked to die
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's president has visited in the hospital with a 14-year-old girl who shocked her country this week by posting a YouTube ... more

Targeting Inequality, This Time on Public Transit

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Targeting Inequality, This Time on Public Transit
A new project in Seattle, closely watched around the nation, gives discounts on public transit to people whose household income is no more than two ... more

After 50 Years, Oracle of Omaha Looks Back on Less Prescient Moves

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Warren Buffett recalls missteps during his five decades with Berkshire Hathaway, a period that saw the company’s stock rise nearly 2 million percent.

Investor Warren Buffett releases his annual letter to shareholders

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Investor Warren Buffett releases his annual letter to shareholders
Investor Warren Buffett believes his company, Berkshire Hathaway, will continue to thrive for decades thanks to its vast and varied collection of “remarkable businesses” and ... more

UIC Scores 24 At Line To Beat Wright St. 61-46

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UIC Scores 24 At Line To Beat Wright St. 61-46
Marc Brown scored 18 points as Illinois-Chicago, despite poor shooting, scored 24 points at the foul line and defeated Wright State 61-46 on Saturday.

Dunham Leads No. 23 Butler Past DePaul 67-53

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Dunham Leads No. 23 Butler Past DePaul 67-53
Kellen Dunham scored 24 points, and No. 23 Butler beat DePaul 67-53 on Saturday to move into sole possession of second in the Big East.

Australian bitcoin entrepreneur Adam Tepper dies in Thailand

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The 34-year-old CEO of digital currency business Independent Reserve was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a pole in Phuket, according to reports Continue reading...

Check Out an Astronaut’s Tribute to Leonard Nimoy from Space

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Check Out an Astronaut’s Tribute to Leonard Nimoy from Space
A touching tribute from a fellow space traveler
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This Alien Might Exist on One of Saturn’s Moons, Scientists Say

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This Alien Might Exist on One of Saturn’s Moons, Scientists Say
A methane-based "azotosome" could theoretically exist on Titan
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Console OS Developers Release x86 Compatible Android Distro For PCs

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Console OS Developers Release x86 Compatible Android Distro For PCs
The idea of running Android alongside another operating system on the PC is not new. Asus, Lenovo and others have already released a few tablets ... more

This could be the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch yet

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This could be the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch yet
As spotted by Droid Life, Two official promo videos for the "Huawei Watch" have accidentally been set live on YouTube ahead of the device's likely ... more

England v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup – live! Simon Burnton and Vithushan Ehantharajah

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England v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup – live! Simon Burnton and Vithushan Ehantharajah
Live updates from England’s crunch Pool A match against Sri Lanka Mike Selvey: England cannot afford to be half-baked at the Cake TinEmail your thoughts ... more

England’s Stuart Lancaster ready to rip up Joe Schmidt’s Ireland script

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England’s Stuart Lancaster ready to rip up Joe Schmidt’s Ireland script
Ireland’s Kiwi coach is a master tactician but his side will need to raise their game against England and much will depend on who can ... more

England rugby union star Maggie Alphonsi taking a shot at Olympic gold

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England rugby union star Maggie Alphonsi taking a shot at Olympic gold
Having won the World Cup with England last year, Alphonsi is relishing her new challenge, turning to athletics by taking up the shot put with ... more

Dylan Tombides’s heart-rending life story receives a fitting tribute | Daniel Taylor

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Dylan Tombides’s heart-rending life story receives a fitting tribute | Daniel Taylor
Saturday saw the launch of the Dylan Tombides foundation, in memory of West Ham’s young Australian, who fought to forge a career while fighting an ... more

Sam Warburton injury a worry for Gatland before Wales face Ireland

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Sam Warburton injury a worry for Gatland before Wales face Ireland
• Wales captain taken off in second half with knee injury• Warburton misses post-match dinner to have treatment• Match report: France 13-20 WalesThe Wales captain, ... more

Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Following' on Fox

Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Following' on Fox
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes

Baseball: Chris Collins is impressive in Notre Dame's 6-1 win over Buena

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 Having a top pitcher is a must requirement in the tough Southern Section Division 1, and Sherman Oaks Notre Dame's Chris Collins looked the part ... more

Check Out an Astronaut’s Tribute to Leonard Nimoy from Space

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Check Out an Astronaut’s Tribute to Leonard Nimoy from Space
A touching tribute from a fellow space traveler
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The Week Ahead: Every Installation Needs a Shoe

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The Week Ahead: Every Installation Needs a Shoe
Paul Chan first came to notice in 2004 with a brilliant, apocalypse-minded digital animation called “My Birds ...Trash ... the Future.”
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The Week Ahead: Six Clarinetists In a Circle

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The Week Ahead: Six Clarinetists In a Circle
The rigorous, even-toned Chicago clarinetist James Falzone takes the role of his instrument in the history of improvised music seriously.
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We now have brain-controlled drones

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We now have brain-controlled drones
Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Researchers have successfully demonstrated a brain-to-computer interface that makes it possible to control an unmanned drone with your mind, ... more
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7 Times When Ashton Kutcher Was the Most Adorable Fiancé - and Dad - of All Time

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From Kiss Cams to Instagrams, the Two and a Half Men star is head over heels for his leading ladies

​Book excerpt: "My Grandfather's Gallery"

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Journalist Anne Sinclair writes about her family history, and of her grandfather, a Jewish art dealer in Paris forced into exile during World War II

UIC Scores 24 At Line To Beat Wright St. 61-46

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UIC Scores 24 At Line To Beat Wright St. 61-46
Marc Brown scored 18 points as Illinois-Chicago, despite poor shooting, scored 24 points at the foul line and defeated Wright State 61-46 on Saturday.

Jimmy Kimmel Unleashes Expletive-Filled Vaccine PSA

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Real (and exasperated) doctors curse up a storm in an attempt to get parents to vaccinate their children.

Dunham Leads No. 23 Butler Past DePaul 67-53

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Dunham Leads No. 23 Butler Past DePaul 67-53
Kellen Dunham scored 24 points, and No. 23 Butler beat DePaul 67-53 on Saturday to move into sole possession of second in the Big East.

Parents of former princess of Thailand jailed for defaming king

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Parents of former princess of Thailand jailed for defaming king
Fred LambertBANGKOK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The parents of the former princess of Thailand were the latest to be jailed Friday under laws prohibiting defamation, ... more

Chile leader visits ailing 14 year-old who wants to end her life

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Chile leader visits ailing 14 year-old who wants to end her life
Chile's President Michelle Bachelet on Saturday visited a 14-year-old girl suffering from cystic fibrosis who made a heart-wrenching video appeal to be allowed to end ... more

Ben Woolf's final expenses to be paid for by Ryan Murphy, FX

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Ben Woolf's final expenses to be paid for by Ryan Murphy, FX
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- "American Horror Story" co-creator Ryan Murphy and cable television network FX have offered to pay the final expenses ... more

Newborn survives rare heart transplant surgery

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Baby Oliver had a major heart defect when he was born seven weeks premature, but he got a second chance

Culprits of $100 million Paris jewelry heists imprisoned

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Culprits of $100 million Paris jewelry heists imprisoned
Fred LambertPARIS, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Eight men accused of twice robbing a Harry Winston jeweler in Paris, netting $100 million in jewels, were handed ... more