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Wichita State center Shaquille Morris (24) shoots free throws as SMU fans hold up balloons shaped to read "FBI" in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
February 25, 2018 - 12:29 am
Arenas were packed, fans were cheering and schools were competing. In most places, it was a typical Saturday of college basketball. There was little visible hangover from the latest developments in the federal investigation of corruption in college basketball. Coaches were taking the same tact they...
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FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013, file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. There’s plenty that won’t get done if thousands of federal employees are barred from working until dysfunctional Washington agrees on a plan to restore funding. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 21, 2018 - 12:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown. Many government operations...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, Vice President Mike Pence waves as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pence is making his fifth visit to Israel, returning to a region he’s visited “a million times" in his heart. An evangelical Christian with strong ties to the Holy Land, Pence this time comes packing two key policy decisions in his bags that have long been top priorities for him: designating Jerusalem as Israel's capital and curtailing aid for Palestinians.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 20, 2018 - 3:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making his fourth visit to Israel, returning to a region he's visited "a million times" in his heart. An evangelical Christian with strong ties to the Holy Land, Pence this time comes packing two key policy decisions in his bags that have long been top...
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FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013, file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. There’s plenty that won’t get done if thousands of federal employees are barred from working until dysfunctional Washington agrees on a plan to restore funding. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 20, 2018 - 1:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government shutdown only partially curbs operations. But the longer the shutdown continues, the more likely its impact will be felt. U.S. troops will stay at their posts and mail will get delivered, but almost half of the 2 million civilian federal workers will be...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, photo, Laila Ummelaila, a personal shopper at the Walmart store in Old Bridge, N.J., pushes a cart with bins as she shops for online shoppers. On Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, Walmart announced it is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a one-time $1,000 cash bonus to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
January 11, 2018 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart confirmed Thursday that it is closing dozens of Sam's Club warehouse stores — a move that a union-backed group estimated could cost thousands of jobs — on the same day the company announced that it was boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers and handing out bonuses...
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January 06, 2018 - 3:40 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman has authorized a range of bonuses and payouts for citizens, including a monthly payment of 1,000 riyals ($267) for civil servants for the coming year just days after a new tax was introduced and subsidies were lifted on gasoline. The government...
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This undated photo provided by Duke University shows Dr. Danielle Seaman, a former radiology professor at the university. A federal anti-trust complaint filed by Seaman claims that Duke University and the nearby University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conspired to avoid competition by agreeing not to hire talent away from each other’s medical enterprises. Both Duke and UNC deny the existence of the no-hire agreement. (Jared Lazarus/Duke University via AP)
January 04, 2018 - 2:45 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge deciding whether an anti-trust lawsuit against Duke University should include all medical faculty members whose income may have been suppressed by an alleged secret agreement with the nearby University of North Carolina (all times local): 2:30 p...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, job seekers stand at a booth at a job fair at the Dolphin Mall in Sweetwater, Fla. U.S. companies closed out 2017 with strong hiring in December, adding the most jobs in nine months. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
January 04, 2018 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies closed out 2017 with strong hiring in December, adding the most jobs in nine months. Payroll processor ADP says that businesses added 250,000 jobs last month, up from 185,000 in November. The gains were led by robust hiring in health care, professional services such...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. Shares in Asia fell Wednesday after another afternoon fizzle for stocks that left the Standard & Poor’s 500 index with its third straight loss. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
December 06, 2017 - 7:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell Wednesday following the latest retreat on Wall Street and as investors awaited a run of U.S. economic data culminating at the end of the week with the latest nonfarm payrolls report. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 0.9 percent at 12,...
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File-This Aug. 11, 2017, file photo shows rapper DMX, left, whose given name is Earl Simmons, leaving federal court in New York. DMX pleaded guilty to tax fraud Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, admitting he concealed millions of dollars in revenues to dodge $1.7 million in taxes he’d otherwise owe. The rapper, faces up to five years in prison when he is sentenced in Manhattan federal court. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister, File)
November 30, 2017 - 6:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper DMX pleaded guilty to tax fraud Thursday, admitting he concealed millions of dollars in revenue to dodge $1.7 million in taxes he'd otherwise owe. DMX, also known as Earl Simmons, faces up to five years in prison when he is sentenced in Manhattan federal court. Judge Jed...
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