Players who received more money by being selected

All-NBA selections have become a higher-stakes award ever since the new CBA was implemented in 2017. That is due to the introduction of higher maximum salaries for players that either earn All-NBA honors, win Defensive Player of the Year, or MVP ahead of their next contract. Eligible veterans, who aren’t traded after their fourth season, … Read more

Defendant fires attorney, gets life sentence

Mar. 27—What was supposed to be a routine hearing to determine whether a Raleigh County man would face life in prison took an unexpected turn Friday when the defendant fired his defense attorney. A day after being found guilty by a jury of multiple felonies, Andrew Miller, 32, of Beckley, was called back into court … Read more

Wrexham to play Man United in a friendly in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Soccer sensation Wrexham is coming to America. Not just on television screens, but on the pitch. The fifth-tier Welsh side, which has become a fan favorite since Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought it and launched a documentary series, “Welcome to Wrexham,” will play Manchester United in a friendly … Read more

Biden reacts to Nashville shooting, urges assault weapons ban

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden renewed his call for Congress to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, singling out the two assault-style weapons a suspect allegedly used Monday to kill three children and three staff members at a Nashville school. “It’s heartbreaking, a family’s worst nightmare,” Biden said. “We have to do more to stop … Read more

Clearview AI used nearly 1m times by US police, it tells the BBC

Facial recognition firm Clearview has run nearly a million searches for US police, its founder has told the BBC CEO Hoan Ton-That also revealed Clearview now has 30bn images scraped from platforms such as Facebook, taken without users’ permissions. The company has been repeatedly fined millions of dollars in Europe and Australia for breaches of … Read more

Group of Democrats say Biden’s proposed asylum restriction is illegal

Washington — A dozen Senate Democrats forcefully denounced a sweeping border restrictions President Biden hopes will deter migration, telling the administration in a formal comment on Monday that it would violate US asylum law if it moves forward with the proposal. The Biden administration’s proposed regulation would disqualify non-Mexican migrants from asylum if they cross … Read more

‘How many more classrooms must become crime scenes?’

WASHINGTON–Six people are dead, including three children, after a school shooting in Nashville, and Republicans and Democrats are again at odds over gun control. President Joe Biden is calling on lawmakers to pass an assault weapons ban – a request that faces a steep climb in a divided Congress where Republicans control the House and … Read more

De’Aaron Fox, Kings focused, hungry on the cusp of a historic NBA playoff berth

Kings remain focused, hungry ahead of a potentially historic night originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayare SACRAMENTO — A mere hours before tip-off in what could be a historically magical night inside Golden 1 Center, the Kings are maintaining their season-long mindset: One game at a time. After the Golden State Warriors failed to do … Read more