Man lauded as Japan Beethoven sorry for fake work

TOKYO (AP) — The man once lauded as “Japan’s Beethoven” bowed repeatedly and apologized Friday at his first media appearance since it was revealed last month that his famed musical compositions were ghostwritten and he wasn’t completely deaf....
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AP Exclusive: Man denies he’s bitcoin creator

Dorian S. Nakamoto listens during an interview with the Associated Press, Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Los Angeles. Nakamoto, the man that Newsweek claims is the founder of Bitcoin, denies he had anything to do with it and says he had never even heard of the digital currency until...
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Duncan leads Spurs past Heat, 111-87

Miami Heat forward LeBron James walks on the court during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Thursday, March 6, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate) Miami Heat forward LeBron James walks on the court during the first half of an NBA...

UC Santa Barbara fan confronts Hawaii coach

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A UC Santa Barbara basketball fan ran on the court and confronted Hawaii coach Gib Arnold during the Big West Conference game Thursday night. The fan stormed the court while Arnold was arguing with the referees after Hawaii’s Brandon...
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Belafonte receives honorary Berklee doctorate

Harry Belafonte, center left, stands with Berklee College of Music President Roger H. Brown, center right, after receiving an honorary doctor of music degree at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, Thursday, March 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Harry Belafonte, center...
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VIDEO: Carey vs. New Riegel

  In a match-up between MAL rivals, Carey once again edged out New Riegel, winning 44-39 in a Division IV Regional Semifinal on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Elida High School.
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Obama shows his R-E-S-P-E-C-T for “women of soul”

President Barack Obama greets Patti LaBelle after she performed “Over the Rainbow” during the “In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul” in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 6, 2014, hosted by President Barack Obama,...

APNewsBreak: WNBA and players agree on new CBA

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA and the players’ union have agreed to a new eight-year collective bargaining agreement Thursday night, pending approval by the league’s Board of Governors. “It’s really exciting,” WNBA President Laurel Richie told The...

AP sources: Vick, Eagles haven’t ruled out return

Two people familiar with the situation say Michael Vick and the Eagles haven’t ruled out the quarterback returning to Philadelphia. Vick will become a free agent next week, and the four-time Pro Bowl pick has made it clear he’ll look for an opportunity to be a...

Isaiah Washington returning to ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC says Isaiah Washington will return to “Grey’s Anatomy” for a guest appearance in May, seven years after he was fired from the medical drama. Washington exited the series in 2007 after an on-set clash the year before, in which an...