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‘The Good Fight’ recap: ‘First Week’

It’s Maia and Diane’s first week at their new firm

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The Good Fight: 15 Moments We Must Discuss Right This Second

I have a few more things to say about Sunday’s premiere of The Good Fight — 15 things, to be exact.

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Getting chatty has made UCLA talk of the town

If recent trends persist, the team that doesn’t like to talk can look back on the time it chattered like teenagers carrying on about the latest photo-sharing app as the moment that changed the trajectory of its season.

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Dustin Johnson takes over world No. 1 ranking with win at Genesis Open

The OWGR No. 1 ranking has now seen 20 golfers hold the position

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Larry Wilmore Tells Milo Yiannopoulos "Go F*ck Yourself"

Neo-nazi troll and all-around garbage can, Milo Yiannapolous appeared on HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher this week. And while Maher was ready to find common ground with him, comedian Larry Wilmore had no time for Yiannapolous.After Yiannapolous launched into a (massively incorrect, unproven, and mor...

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Trump supporter in a lynch-the-journalists tee

These t-shirts were sold at 45's rally. pic.twitter.com/5aa2kZHym4— PlatoLivestoResist (@INTPNews) February 19, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js (via Christian Nightmares)

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White House confirms adviser reassigned after disagreeing with Trump

A senior National Security Council adviser was reassigned to his old job at the National Defense University, a White House spokeswoman confirmed Sunday, after he criticized the Trump administration's Latin American policies.

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Uber CEO orders 'urgent' investigation after sex harassment allegations

Uber's CEO has ordered an 'urgent' investigation as sexual harassment allegations by a former employee gain a big online response.

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UNC Charlotte QB Olsen booked on rape charges

UNC Charlotte junior quarterback Kevin Olsen, brother of Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, was arrested on rape charges Sunday.

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Top-ranked OLB Gaoteote commits to Trojans

USC landed one of the most coveted linebacker prospects in the nation on Sunday in Palaie Gaoteote, who held offers from a who's who of college football royalty, including Alabama and Ohio State.

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New York's City-Funded Tech Hub Looks Like a Prison Built by Ikea

On Friday, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio released the latest designs for the Union Square Tech Hub, a $250 million project that aims to “create a central convening point for technology training and networking” as the Big Apple tumbles into the increasingly digital future. As evidenced in the designs released by the mayor’s office, 14th street’s new tech tower looks like what would happen if you asked Ikea to build a white-collar prison.

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"Artisanal" Nintendo console cartridge hacker creates impossible alternate history games

Josh Jacobson is a Nintendo cartridge hacker who makes homebrew cartridges for games that were never released for NES/SNES, complete with label art and colored plastic cases that makes them look li…

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Rough First Week Gives Betsy DeVos a Glimpse of the Fight Ahead

Protesters and heated exchanges on Twitter were an immediate display of the type of fierce resistance the new education secretary can expect to face.

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Gap between low and high income households widens

Families earning £1,500 or less a month have an average of £95 in savings. High income families of £5,501 a month have a typical savings pot of £62,885. London families have the most put away.

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Sir Edward Heath accusers also claim parents ran a satanic sex cult

The farce came as police probe incredible claims that the prime minister was linked to a paedophile ring that killed as many as 16 children – making them the worst child murderers in British history if true.

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ALEX BRUMMER: Hallelujah! Unilever brawl is over

The £115billion brawl over control of the British-Dutch consumer products group Unilever has ended in the first round. The would-be buyer, Kraft Heinz, has thrown in the towel.

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How old men taking over the world reveal true secret of success

The lesson DOMINIC LAWSON take from the achievements of older men is not that they are especially clever but that their character means they have energy that barely diminishes with age.

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Will Oxford University open Paris campus to get EU cash?

French officials met with senior staff at Oxford University to discuss proposals. The 'satellite' campus could have French legal status making it still eligible for EU funding.

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India doesn't need British aid, says new High Commissioner

Britain sent India £279million in 2014 alone – despite the fact the country has its own space programme and is planning to spend £10billion on a fleet of warships.

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Four million could flee to Europe if Britain pulls out of Afghanistan

Sir Michael Fallon said Britain cannot pull troops from Afghanistan because the terrorist groups that existed there when soldiers deployed in 2001 remain and ‘still pose a threat’.

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NBA All-Star Game 2017: Live blog, highlights, results, updates, tweets

Join us as we live blog for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game

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HBO's Monterey-set 'Big Little Lies' premieres: See the Northern California ties

Many Bay Area residents will be tuning in for the premiere of HBO drama "Big Little Lies" Sunday night to see if they can spot a few local landmarks.

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Is The Good Wife Spinoff Good? Actually, It's...

Christine Baranski gets her moment in the spotlight on the CBS All Access Drama

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'Billions' Premiere Introduces TV's First Gender Non-Binary Character

If you were to guess which TV series would be the first major program to introduce a gender non-binary regular character, Showtime’s Billions probably wouldn’t leap to mind. The high-finance …

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The First NASCAR Race Of the Season Had The Best Finish Possible

What a day this has been. When the leaders wrecked out on the final lap of the rain-postponed Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, NASCAR let the other cars race to the line rather than ending under caution. Watch the wild finish below.

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Adrien Broner Walks Out With Kodak Black Before Fight With Adrian Granados

Adrien Broner is apparently a big Kodak Black fan, and he adopted Kodak's infamous ski mask in the walk out for his recent fight.

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Uber launches 'urgent investigation' into sexual harassment claims

Move comes after former Uber engineer Susan Fowler wrote blog outlining allegations of discrimination and sexism at cab-hailing app company

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Global arms trade reaches highest point since cold war era

Middle East almost doubles weapons imports, as US and Europe remain the main suppliers and China joins top-tier exporters

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New Zealand startup offers unlimited holiday and profit share to attract workers

Gaming company Rocketwerkz claims staff focus better when not stressed by issues that need attention outside the workplace

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Ivor Noël Hume, Archaeologist of Colonial America, Dies at 89

Mr. Noël Hume, a self-taught scholar, was the director of Colonial Williamsburg’s archaeological mission from 1957 to 1988.

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Purported footage of Kim Jong-nam assassination released

A Japanese news network releases CCTV footage of Kim Jong-un's half brother Kim Jong-nam being assassinated in a Malaysian airport last week.

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Former engineer says Uber is a nightmare of sexism

A former Uber engineer has published an explosive account of sexism and power struggles in the workplace, with allegations beginning from her very first official day with the company. The engineer,...

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ZDNet: Linux 'Takes The World' While Windows Dominates The Desktop

ZDNet editor-in-chief Steve Ranger writes that desktop dominance is less important with today's cloud-based apps running independent of operating system, arguing that the desktop is now "just one computing platform among many." An anonymous reader quotes his report: Linux on the desktop has about a ...

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Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook connect on lob during All-Star Game

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook momentarily quieted the noise around their relationship by connecting on an alley-oop during Sunday's All-Star Game.

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