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LeBron, Heat extend streak with furious rally

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LeBron James scored 25 points as the Miami Heat overcame a 27-point deficit in the third quarter and won their 24th straight game, 98-95 over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers to extend the second-longest winning streak in NBA history.


Afghans hold anti-U.S. rally following abuse claims

More than five hundred men marched through the capital of Afghanistan's restive Wardak province on Tuesday in an outburst of anger against U.S. special forces accused of overseeing torture and killings in the area.


S. Africa cops raid miners' hostels to seize arms

South African police on Saturday fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse miners rallying in Marikana after raids on their hostels to seize arms, witnesses said.


Thousands rally in Florida city to demand justice for dead teen

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The departure of Sanford's police chief fails to calm protesters led by the Rev. Al Sharpton. They want the prosecution of a crime-watch volunteer who shot an unarmed black 17-year-old.


Banks protests planned across US

Banks protests planned across US

Demonstrators are preparing to march on New York's financial district, with rallies also planned in several other US cities. Occupy Wall Street organisers hope to attract thousands of people to the rally in lower Manhattan, having won the backing of powerful unions. The demonstrations are now in their third week and show no sign of fading.


Catholics Rally Against Same-Sex Marriage Vote

Catholic Church officials are mounting a full-court press to convince lawmakers in Albany to vote against same-sex marriage legislation, which stands a vote or two from becoming law in New York State.


Mladic supporters clash with police in Belgrade after rally

Protesters throwing stones and bottles clashed with baton-wielding riot police Sunday in Belgrade after several thousand Serbian nationalist supporters of jailed war crimes suspect Ratko Mladic rallied outside the parliament building to demand his release.


Celtics' second-half flurry drops reeling Knicks

Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Rajon Rondo added 13 points and 12 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics scored the final 10 points for a spirited 96-86 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night.

Senh: The Carmelo Anthony trade doesn't look good thus far.


Protesters out in force nationwide to oppose Wisconsin's anti-union bill

Up to 100,000 rally in Madison while hundreds show up in dozens of other cities to combat the Republican-backed measure that would limit collective bargaining rights for most public workers in Wisconsin.Nearly two weeks into a political standoff, tens of thousands rallied in Madison and in dozens of cities around the nation to oppose a bill that would severely limit collective bargaining rights for most Wisconsin public employees.


Haiti rally gunfire stirs tensions on eve of vote

Gunmen disrupted the final campaign rally in Haiti of a charismatic presidential contender, stoking tensions on the eve of Sunday's elections in a nation racked by cholera and political uncertainty.


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