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Adam Silver says NBA will consider taking top 16 teams for the playoffs

The era of below .500 Eastern Conference teams making the playoffs might finally be over. As the three-team race for the final seed in the Western Conference playoffs heats up, there’s bound to be more attention on the imbalance that exists between the NBA’s two conferences. The West has been noticeably stronger for 14 years, but the NBA has remained steadfast ...

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Lebanese forces show resolve, U.N. mission says

BEIRUT, Lebanon, March 19 (UPI) — The Lebanese military is commended for its commitment to peace in light of its vast security obligations, a UNIFIL official said Wednesday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Jay Cutler ‘hasn’t produced like an elite quarterback’, says Brian Urlacher

The retired linebacker says Cutler has the weapons around him but hasn’t been able to produce at an elite level. The Chicago Bears are 3-4, leading to a blowout in the locker room following Sunday’s defeat to the Miami Dolphins. Much of the criticism has been laid at the feet of quarterback Jay Cutler, and former Bears middle linebacker Brian ...

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Oil not only Islamic State target, advocacy group says

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) — Action beyond hitting the Islamic State’s oil revenues with bombs in Syria is needed if the campaign is to succeed, a peace advocacy group said. Top News – UPI.com

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Chris Bosh says transition in Cleveland will be ‘very difficult’ for Kevin Love

Chris Bosh knows a little something about major role changes, and he says Kevin Love will have a tough time adjusting to his new responsibilities in Cleveland early on. The Cleveland Cavaliers should be immediate contenders in the Eastern Conference next season after a historic offseason, but that doesn’t mean Kevin Love’s adjustment from top dog in Minnesota to third ...

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Ebola epidemic could cost Africa $33 billion, says World Bank

Matt BradwellWASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (UPI) — The World Bank warned the economic impact of Ebola could cost up to $ 33 billion and leave worse lasting damages if world leaders fail to respond to the crisis. Top News – UPI.com

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Stephen Collins — Fantasies About Oral Sex with His Own Child … Wife Says

EXCLUSIVE Stephen Collins told his wife just before she gave birth to their daughter … he was happy it wasn’t a boy because he wasn’t sure he could resist having oral sex with him … this according to the wife, but we’re told Collins says it’s a flat out lie. Faye Grant sent an email to Collins last year — ...

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Afghan elections need to be fraud-free, U.N. says

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 18 (UPI) — Free and fair elections in Afghanistan are crucial for the country’s successful future, U.N. deputy envoy Nicholas Haysom said Tuesday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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South Sudan favors war over diplomacy, U.N. says

NEW YORK, March 19 (UPI) — Rival parties to the conflict in South Sudan are putting military gains ahead of political settlement, a top U.N. official told the Security Council. Special Reports – UPI.com

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P5-plus-1 talks useful, Iran says, more set for April

VIENNA, March 19 (UPI) — Iran’s deputy foreign minister said nuclear negotiations in Vienna were useful and another round of talks was scheduled over the course of three days in April. Special Reports – UPI.com

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