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February 25, 2017 2:48 PM NBA roundup: DeMar DeRozan scores 43 points in Raptors' victory over Celtics

DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 43 points Friday night, and the Toronto Raptors rallied from 17 points down to beat the Boston Celtics, 107-97, in Toronto. DeRozan shot 15 for 28 from the field as he surpassed his 42-point effort against Houston on March 30, 2015. His fellow All-Star guard, Kyle Lowry, sat out with a right wrist injury. Serge Ibaka 17

February 25, 2017 1:16 PM Kansas killing latest in series of tragedies to hit Telugus in US

The killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla has come as yet another blow to the Telugu community in the US and has focused attention on a series of tragedies that have struck immigrants from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in recent times. Kuchibhotla of Hyderabad was killed and his colleague Alok Madasani from Warangal district in Telangana was injured in a shooting 16

February 25, 2017 12:59 AM 3 years in prison for ex-day car owner in hot vehicle death

A former Louisiana day care owner will serve three years in prison after pleading guilty to a negligent homicide charge arising from the death of a toddler left in a hot van. State District Judge Lou Daniel on Friday sentenced 49-year-old Shelia Newman of Baton Rouge to five years in prison — with two of those years suspended — for the death of 22-month-old 20

February 24, 2017 11:45 PM How White House press briefings usually work

The Trump administration veered from longstanding White House protocol on Friday when it barred multiple major media outlets from a press briefing. So, how does press access normally work inside the White House? Here’s a rundown, according to Globe reporters who have covered the White House, experts, and published reports. Press briefings occur almost 1

February 24, 2017 10:25 PM Nymbus, a Miami financial technology company, raises $16 million

Nymbus, a Miami-based financial technology company, announced that investors are pouring in more capital to fuel their growth. Nymbus, a provider of cloud-based core technology for financial institutions founded in 2015, announced it has secured a $16 million funding round led by Home Credit Group, a consumer finance provider based in the Netherlands 14

February 24, 2017 5:54 PM Bill Cosby scores big pre-trial win in sex-crime case: No parade of accusers

Bill Cosby should be celebrating Friday: There won't be a parade of accusers at his trial. When he goes before a jury on criminal sexual assault charges in suburban Philadelphia, set for June, prosecutors will be able to call only one accuser — out of a total of 13 sought by prosecutors — besides the complainant in the case, Judge Steven O'Neill ruled 16

February 24, 2017 5:39 PM GAO: Modifying Fed Stock Rules Could Diminish Reserve Banks’ Autonomy

Watchdog report says further changes could have ‘wide-ranging policy implications’ for Fed structure A 2015 law that tapped the Federal Reserve to help pay for new highway spending had “little effect” on Fed operations and “no immediate effect” on membership in the Fed system, a government watchdog said Friday. The law reduced the Fed’s capital surplus 12

February 24, 2017 4:44 PM Trump says trade with Mexico is 'unbelievably bad.' Kelly says it's 'dynamic.'

The Trump administration offered two very different perspectives on the U.S.-Mexico trade relationship on Thursday. President Trump, speaking to CEOs of American manufacturing companies, said America's trade deals are "unbelievably bad." His first example was Mexico. "With Mexico we have $70 billion in deficit. ... It's unsustainable. ... We're not going 13

February 24, 2017 2:55 PM Lawsuits could mean that the Silicon Valley self-driving-tech bubble is about to pop

The gloves are coming off in the Silicon Valley race to dominate the self-driving-tech world. Google's Waymo is now suing Uber and its recent acquisition, Otto, accusing it of stealing technology secrets. "At the center of the suit is Anthony Levandowski, one of the original members of the team that worked on Google's self-driving-car project. In January 9

February 24, 2017 2:44 PM J.C. Penney to close 130 to 140 stores and offer early retirement to 6,000 workers

J.C. Penney said Friday it will be closing 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping. The closures represent 13% to 14% of the department store operator's current store count, and less than 5% of total annual sales. The company said it also would 8