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NBA, FIBA launching 12-team league in Africa; Barack Obama to have hands-on role

The league is scheduled for launch in January of 2020 and will be the NBA’s first collaboration to run a pro sports league outside of North America.        

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NBA, FIBA announce plans for pro league in Africa

The NBA and FIBA are bringing a pro league to Africa, set to begin play in January

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Adam Silver on talk about a career switch: 'I couldn't be happier' as NBA Commissioner

On Saturday, the league announced in 2020 it will launch the Basketball Africa League, featuring 12 teams from Africa.

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Adam Silver, NBA announce Basketball Africa League, set to launch in 2020

Adam Silver continues to grow the game outside of the United States

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Calif. governor accuses Trump of 'ignoring real emergency': Camp Fire

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said President Donald Trump is ignoring a "real emergency" -- Camp Fire afterward -- and is "manufacturing a crisis" on ...

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Governor changes stance, says he will consider wider tolling

Gov. Ned Lamont, who said during his campaign that he would support highway tolls for only tractor-trailers, announced Saturday that he's considering ...

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NBA and FIBA to launch pro league in Africa

The NBA's first professional basketball league outside of North America will begin in Africa next year, the NBA and the sport's global governing body announced on Saturday.

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The Latest: NBA, FIBA bringing pro league to Africa

NBA, FIBA bringing pro league to Africa, commissioner says it's an 'important next step in our continued development of the game'        

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California governor accuses Trump of keeping disaster money from wildfire survivors

California Gov. Gavin Newsom blasted President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency Friday and accused him of forgetting about the "real emergency" needs of survivors of last year's disastrous Camp Fire.

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Vogue Brazil director quits over 'slavery party'

Vogue Brazil style's director Donata Meirelles has stepped down after photography from her 50th birthday party and dinner were criticized for their ...

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Vogue Brazil director resigns over 'slavery party' row

Vogue Brazil style's director Donata Meirelles has stepped down after photography from her 50th birthday party and dinner were criticized for their ...

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Trump may have his first 2020 Republican challenger with former Massachusetts governor

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld said he's launching a presidential exploratory committee to run in 2020 as a Republican.

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Ex-Massachusetts governor to challenge Trump for GOP nod

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld announces his intention to explore primary challenge against President Trump

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Ex-Massachusetts governor to challenge Trump for GOP nod

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld announces his intention to explore primary challenge against President Trump

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Va. 7th graders reflect on blackface, racism

Scandals at the highest levels of Virginia's government are forcing some of the state's younger residents to have difficult conversations about race. ...

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Ex-Massachusetts Gov. William Weld to challenge Trump for Republican nomination in 2020

William Weld, a former Massachusetts governor who ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket in 2016, became the first Republican to take ...

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Rugby World Cup: Remembering the shock of the century

With time almost up on the clock, Japan rolled the dice on England's south coast.

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The Miracle of Brighton: Remembering the shock of the century

A stunning defeat over South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World Cup changed Japanese rugby forever.

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Spain to get 3rd gov’t in 4 years amid fragmenting politics

Spain will elect its third government in less than four years after Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s fragile socialist government has acknowledge its support has evaporated and called an early general election

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Amazon's Exit Could Scare Off Tech Companies From New York

Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from ...

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Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Weld to challenge Trump for GOP nod

William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, on Friday became the first ...

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Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Weld to challenge Trump for GOP nod

William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, on Friday became the first ...

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Former Mass. Gov. Weld exploring 2020 GOP primary bid vs. Trump

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld said he took the first steps toward running for the Republican nomination for president against Donald Trump in ...

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Hopes High Before Kenya Ruling on Decriminalizing Gay Sex

Members of Kenya’s LGBT community are looking forward to a High Court ruling that might decriminalize gay sex. The impending ruling is raising hopes among LGBT persons across the region. South of Nairobi, in a remote town, models are in training in a safe house tucked in a quiet neighborhood. These are not just any models. These are LGBT ...

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Illinois set to hike minimum wage to $15, highest in Midwest

Illinois legislators moved quickly Thursday to deliver one of new Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker's top campaign promises, a gradual hike in the statewide minimum wage from $8.25 to $15 an hour — more than double the pay floor that most of its Midwestern neighbors require.

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Cuomo slams Ocasio-Cortez, others, as Amazon ditches New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo lambasted politicians such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others over Amazon's decision to leave New York City. Opponents of the deal with the tech giant had "put their own narrow political interests above their ...

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