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Did Danny Ainge blow it by not trading for Serge Ibaka?
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Did Danny Ainge blow it by not trading for Serge Ibaka?

Serge Ibaka was traded from the Magic to the Raptors on Feb. 14, 2017 for Terrence Ross and a 2017 first-round draft pick.

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Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, …

Commentary: California can revive San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary
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Commentary: California can revive San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta provides nearly half of Silicon Valley’s water supply. (File Photograph)

Starved of freshwater inflow from the Central Valley rivers that feed it, the San Francisco Bay-Delta is on the verge of collapse. This iconic estuary, which …

Google’s life sciences unit is releasing 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes in Fresno
Tech

Google’s life sciences unit is releasing 20 million bacteria-infected mosquitoes in Fresno

Verily, the life science’s arm of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has hatched a plan to release about 20 million lab-made, bacteria-infected mosquitos upon Fresno, California — and that’s a good thing!

You see, the Zika-carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito is prevalent …

Please don’t eat your placenta
Lifestyle

Please don’t eat your placenta

Embracing Childbirth

There is no scientific evidence that eating one’s placenta is beneficial, but the government is more worried about the lack of regulation when it comes to processing.

Please don’t eat your placenta. This is the message from the …

Brexit: flagship repeal bill launches but likely course still unclear
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Brexit: flagship repeal bill launches but likely course still unclear

The HMS Brexit was like a modern day Mary Celeste as it set sail, having all the outward appearances of a great ship of state, but little sign of life below deck.

No fewer than four government papers were launched …

DraftKings and FanDuel won’t merge after all
Finance

DraftKings and FanDuel won’t merge after all

5 stunning stats about the NFL

DraftKings and FanDuel won’t be riding off into the sunset together.

The two daily fantasy sports sites are no longer pursuing a merger, according to a statement from DraftKings CEO Jason Robins.

"We believe …

Bystander’s Video of Homeless Woman’s Arrest Leads to Investigation
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Bystander’s Video of Homeless Woman’s Arrest Leads to Investigation

The police in DeKalb County, Ga., have reopened an investigation after a video surfaced online showing an officer repeatedly striking a homeless woman with his baton during a panhandling arrest.

The woman, Katie McCrary, 38, was asking passers-by for money …

Qatar Airways accused of being ‘sexist and degrading’ after CEO was caught bashing US carriers
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Qatar Airways accused of being ‘sexist and degrading’ after CEO was caught bashing US carriers

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker called American carriers "crap" and poked fun at U.S. flight attendants. (Reuters)

Qatar Airways has reached “a new low,” according to critics within the airline industry.

The Association of Flight Attendants and the Air …

Olly Murphy riding high as Britain’s newest trainer after quick double
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Olly Murphy riding high as Britain’s newest trainer after quick double

Britain’s newest trainer, Warwickshire-based Olly Murphy, is, at 25, also one of the youngest and has immediately become one of the hottest, too. His very first runner proved to be a winner when Dove Mountain scored at Brighton last week …

This might be Google’s next Pixel XL
Finance

This might be Google’s next Pixel XL

We’re likely still a couple months away from an official unveiling of Google’s next Pixel phones, but Android Police just published what could be the first image of the larger-sized device. Android Police has a very strong, accurate track record …