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Boston march against alt-right rally draws thousands

Media playback is unsupported on your device Tens of thousands of anti-racism protesters are converging on a “Free Speech Rally” in the US city of Boston that features far-right speakers. They have surrounded a fenced-off area on Boston Common, where the rally is taking place, and are being held back by police barriers. Rally organisers said they would not offer a platform to racism or bigotry. Tensions are high after violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend turned deadly. The BBC’s Aleem Maqbool at the scene says those who have ...

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Charlottesville: State of emergency over US far-right rally

Media playback is unsupported on your device Officials in Charlottesville in the US state of Virginia have declared a state of emergency ahead of a large march by white nationalists. Thousands of people are expected to join the “Unite the Right” rally against plans to remove a statue of a pro-slavery US Civil War general. Violent clashes between far-right groups and counter-protesters have left at least two injured, police say. President Donald Trump has condemned the violence. On Twitter, he said: “We ALL must be united & condemn all that ...

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Baby panda rally: Zoo's new arrival boosts Tokyo restaurant stocks

How to fly a panda halfway across the world Call it “pandanomics.” News of the birth of a panda at a Tokyo zoo sent shares in two local restaurant operators soaring. Ueno Zoo announced Monday that its giant panda Shin Shin gave birth to at least one cub — the zoo’s first in five years. That’s prompted investors to bet on a baby panda boom for businesses in the area as visitors flock to see the new arrival. Totenko, which specializes in Chinese restaurants, and Seiyoken, known for French dining, ...

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Celtics' rally culminates with shooter's roll from Bradley

4:55 AM ET CLEVELAND — There’s something about the city of Cleveland that seems to bring out the best in Avery Bradley. Maybe it’s the challenge of defending Kyrie Irving. Maybe it’s the opportunity for Bradley and the Boston Celtics to measure themselves against the class of the East. Whatever the reason, Bradley has saved some of his top recent performances for visits to Northeast Ohio. So maybe it should come as no surprise that, in the new biggest moment of the Celtics’ season, coach Brad Stevens scribbled up a ...

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Trump rally saved by best earnings season in 5 years

Mnuchin: thank me for rally in bank stocks Wall Street has yet to flinch at the turmoil in Washington that threatens to unravel the agenda at the heart of the Trump rally. Despite little progress on the tax cuts investors are craving, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit new record highs once again on Monday. CNNMoney’s Fear & Greed Index recently flipped back to greed mode, and caution seems to have disappeared as evidenced by the VIX volatility index, which is at 23-year lows. So, what gives? After all, stocks ...

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Trump rally is 2nd best since JFK

Trump administration calls for dramatic tax cuts The Trump rally has come in three waves. It was kicked off soon after the election with exuberance over the Trump agenda. It was dealt a blow by political reality, and has since matured into cautious optimism. All in all, the stock market performance through President Trump’s 100th day in office on Saturday looks impressive. That’s especially true given Trump’s historically-low poll numbers and nonexistent legislative achievements, at least so far. The S&P 500 has rallied 11.6% between Trump’s election victory and Friday, ...

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LeBron lifts Cavs to historic second-half rally

3:41 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — One of the greatest comebacks in NBA playoff history occurred with LeBron James on the court for every single minute of the second half with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love not seeing a second of playing time in the fourth quarter on Thursday. The Cleveland Cavaliers erased a 25-point deficit, the largest halftime margin ever overcome in the postseason, to beat the Indiana Pacers119-114 and go up 3-0 in their first-round series. James finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds, 12 assists and two blocks as ...

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Cavaliers hold off late Pacers rally to win Game 2, take 2-0 series lead

1:34 AM ET CLEVELAND — LeBron James said that the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ meager one-point margin of victory in Game 1 didn’t bother him, so long as the Cavs got the win. That said, he saw his team build a big lead again, only for the Pacers to get as close as a two-possession game in Monday’s 117-111 win, which put the Cavs up 2-0 over the Indiana Pacers in the first-round series. If Pacers superstar Paul George was upset with CJ Miles for taking the potential game winner from him ...

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Hearing delayed for Trump labor nominee because senator is going to Trump rally

Who is Alexander Acosta? President Trump’s new pick for labor secretary will have to wait a bit longer before he gets a hearing. Alexander Acosta’s confirmation hearing, which was originally scheduled for Wednesday, was pushed back a week because the chairman of the committee overseeing his confirmation is traveling with Trump to a rally in Nashville. The announcement Sunday came from the office of Senator Lamar Alexander, a Republican from Tennessee who heads the committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Acosta will now appear before the committee March 22. ...

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