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Did the Heat and Rockets trade their way into the title chase?

Did the Heat and Rockets trade their way into the title chase?

The Miami Heat have risen so far over the past two-plus years, and came so, so close before Thursday’s trade deadline to building a team that would have really caught the attention of the three juggernauts in Milwaukee and Los Angeles. A little over three years ago, with the Heat …

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NBA trade deadline: Assessing top contenders

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Thursday brought a busy if not earth-shaking trade deadline, with a number of contenders making win-now moves, but many, including the Bucks and Lakers, noticeably standing pat. Was the shape of this season irrevocably altered? Not really. Many of the major movers, including Minnesota, Golden State, Atlanta, were non-playoff teams. …

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How the White House changed its calculus on the coronavirus outbreak

US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar takes questions during a briefing with members of the president's Coronavirus Task Force  on January 31.

So far the results have been mixed. While administration insiders say the government-wide rollout has been better-coordinated than previous disjointed efforts, there has also been a significant amount of chaos and confusion on the ground. Travel officials have struggled to adopt to new rules, and state and local officials say …

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Motorola unveils the Moto G Power and Moto G Stylus with triple cameras and massive batteries

Motorola unveils the Moto G Power and Moto G Stylus with triple cameras and massive batteries

Motorola has pulled back on flagship phones in the last few years, focusing its efforts on the G-series phones. It launched a lot of phones in the G7 generation, and we’ve been expecting a full Moto G refresh after the company rolled out the G8 Plus in select markets late …

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Premarket stocks: Stocks could get another boost from the US jobs machine

Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam resigns after spying scandal

How strong was America’s economy heading into the coronavirus shock? The US jobs report from January, out Friday, will provide some hard evidence. Economists polled by Reuters on average expect that the US economy added a respectable 160,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate is thought to have held steady …

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Uber’s plan to turn billion-dollar losses into profits isn’t crazy

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi in December 2019.

Enlarge / Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi in December 2019. Scott Heins/Getty Images Uber announced on Thursday that it lost $1.1 billion in the fourth quarter of last year. As I said last quarter, this wasn’t a surprise. After all, Uber lost $1 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a …

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Birds of Prey review: Margot Robbie and the fantabulous redemption of DC

Margot Robbie, seen here sporting a shirt that will help you remember her character

Enlarge / Margot Robbie, seen here sporting a shirt that will help you remember her character’s name through the course of the film. Oh, and she’s also smiling while explaining how she and her cohorts may die within the next few minutes. It’s on par for the giddy insanity that …

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Cruise ship MS Westerdam turned away over coronavirus fears

Cruise ship MS Westerdam turned away over coronavirus fears

Four countries have turned away a cruise ship carrying more than 2,000 people over coronavirus fears — even though the crew insists no one on board is infected, according to new reports. Holland America’s MS Westerdam ship has been prohibited from docking in Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines and the US …

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