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Vanderbilt’s Josh Henderson hits 80-foot buzzer-beater

Forget rise and fire, this was more like turn and chuck. Vanderbilt center Josh Henderson hit the oddest shot of the night Tuesday, heaving the ball a good 80 feet — from the far free-throw line to the hoop on the other end of the court — to beat the buzzer and give the Commodores a 40-35 halftime lead on ...

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Video: Curry hits NBA record-tying 3-pointer in win vs. Heat

MIAMI (AP) — The Warriors first basket during a 118-112 win over the Heat on Wednesday night was, surprise, a Stephen Curry 3-pointer. While that is hardly unusual, the make meant Curry tied an NBA record, making a 3-pointer for a 127th consecutive regular-season game. The reigning NBA MVP and 3-point leader made a 3-pointer just 78 seconds into the ...

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Apple boss hits back at FBI conduct

Apple boss Tim Cook has hit back at the FBI over the handling of a court order to help unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino killer Syed Rizwan Farook. Mr Cook told ABC his company first learned of the controversial request when it was reported in the news media. “I don’t think that’s the way the railroad should be run,” ...

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Video: LeBron's pass hits Lakers' Russell where it hurts

It’s been a tough season for Lakers rookie D’Angelo Russell. Wednesday night against the Cavs, it got tougher. Russell was struck – right where no man wants to be struck – by a LeBron James bullet pass and crumpled to the floor in pain. James appeared to be trying to rifle a bounce pass to Iman Shumpert in the corner. ...

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Anxiety hits US and European markets

Anxiety drags down US and European stock markets 11 February 2016 From the section Business The index of London’s leading shares has fallen 2.4%, while US and European markets have also posted sharp declines amid continued anxiety about the state of the global economy. The FTSE 100 closed down 124 points at 5,549 points. Markets in Frankfurt and Paris were ...

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Video: Bills K misses extra point, hits himself with helmet

Dan Carpenter missed an extra point and then mistakenly hit himself. After Bills running back Karlos Williams plunged into the end zone to give Buffalo a 13-0 lead on the Jets, Carpenter missed an extra point attempt – but managed to hit himself right in the beak with his own helmet after slamming it on the ground. JETS’ PLAYOFF DREAMS ...

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R. Kelly hits 3 before singing National Anthem at Nets game

Perhaps there is still time for R. Kelly’s basketball career to take off. The R&B singer drained a three-pointer prior to the Nets’ game against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday at the Barclays Center. “That’s the one y’all send to Youtube,” Kelly said after hitting the corner shot. CHECK OUT OUR NEW APP: GET THE DAILY NEWS ON ANDROID & ...

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How Short-Term Viral Hits Can Transform a Small Business

Filed under: Small Business, Celebrities, Entrepreneurs, Products, People John Shearer, Invision/APBrad Pitt, left, and Ellen DeGeneres, right, pass out pizza in the audience during the 2014 Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles. By JOSEPH PISANI NEW YORK — Fifteen minutes of Internet fame can create long-term riches for a small business. Whether it’s a photo that gets shared on social media ...

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Market Wrap: S&P Sets Record, Nasdaq Hits 15-Year High

Filed under: Energy, Market News, European Union, Oil & Gas Industry Richard Drew/AP By Sinead Carew NEW YORK — The S&P 500 index closed at a record high Friday, as energy shares gained with oil prices, while the Nasdaq composite index hit a 15-year high helped by technology stocks. Equities rallied this week after a ceasefire agreement between Ukraine and ...

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Ice cream truck hits, kills boy; driver attacked

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 7-year-old boy riding a motorized bike was hit and killed by an ice cream truck in South Los Angeles and residents then attacked the driver, authorities said. The truck struck the child shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday, and he later died at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, said Officer Nuria Venegas, a Los Angeles police spokeswoman. “I ...

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