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Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant gestures following a basket in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant gestures following a...

Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Budweiser Made in America music festival is coming to Los Angeles, but who is performing and how the city will manage the two-day concert are still mysteries. Jay Z and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti held a news conference Wednesday to announce the...

Nets Resting All Starters For Season Finale

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd is resting all of his starters and key reserves for the season finale against the Cavaliers so they’re ready for the playoffs. The Nets entered Wednesday night’s game with the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference, but could...
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Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured

Firefighters and other officials work the scene of an accident where two firetrucks answering a call collided en route to a fire Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Monterrey Park, Calif. The collision sent one firetruck careening into a restaurant, leaving 14 people, including several...

‘Vampire Diaries’ star sinks teeth into directing

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Wesley admits to experiencing jitters on his first day of directing Thursday’s episode of the CW’s “The Vampire Diaries,” particularly when it came to saying the word “action.” “I had been hearing the word...
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Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler

FILE – This Jan. 15, 2012 file photo shows actors Amy Poehler, left, and Will Arnett arriving at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. Arnett filed for divorce from Poehler on April 8, 2014, in Los Angeles Superior Court more than 18 months after the pair...

Police Think They Know Who Killed Ohio Teenager

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police think they know who fatally stabbed a 15-year-old girl two years ago in southwest Ohio, though no one has been charged in her death. Fairfield Officer Doug Day told reporters Wednesday that police are confident they know who killed Chelsea Johnson....

Volunteers Work To Save Famed Negro League Stadium

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Volunteers and historians are on a fundraising campaign to save a decaying stadium that is one of the few still in existence where Negro League games were played. A plaque citing New Jersey’s Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson as a National Historic...

Government Says Plea Coming In Price-fixing Probe

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Justice Department says a former Bridgestone Corp. executive has agreed to plead guilty in an alleged price-fixing conspiracy. The announcement Wednesday comes a day after a current Bridgestone executive and one other former company executive were indicted...

uFly fires flight instructor who appeared on CNN

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN’s coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and “shamed Canadians” by dressing like a teenager....