The Daily Populous

Tuesday March 13rd, 2018 morning edition

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Today, Joey Gulino revisits Michael Jordan taking out 40 percent of the Utah Jazz back in 1987.

Being the petulant jackass Cleveland fan I am, I simply decided to write about my favorite dunk by my favorite player and break up all the Bulls love.

One of the great Jordan stories surrounds an anonymous road matchup with the Utah Jazz, well before their more famous NBA Finals encounters.

As such, there was really only one reason to file into the Salt Palace on Dec. 2, and he wore No. 23.

Jordan responded with 47 points, none more memorable than a four-point sequence late in the second quarter.

As he ran back down the floor, Jordan turned to the heckler and mouthed, “Was he big enough?”.

Regardless, Jordan had a big second half and shot 63 percent for the game in a 105-101 Bulls victory. »

Russian spy: Highly likely Moscow behind attack, says Theresa May

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Former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia, Theresa May has told MPs.

One chemical - called A-230 - is reportedly five to eight times more toxic than VX nerve agent, which can kill a person within minutes. »

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Are Ramping Up Their Space Race

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For all Musk’s talk of space travel, he finds a formidable rival in another Silicon Valley billionaire: Jeff Bezos.

Though Bezos declined to detail just how much his “winnings” are worth, both he and Musk epitomize the trend toward private space ventures.

The various rivalries suggest that the next space race won’t be fought between countries, but between billionaires pouring money into private ventures. »

Many Women Come Close To Death In Childbirth

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NPR and ProPublica have reported American mothers die in childbirth at a higher rate than mothers in all other developed countries.

And for every woman who dies, 70 women reach the brink of death.

In America, 70 women reach the brink of death for every woman who dies. »

$560 Million Powerball Winner Can Keep Her Name Private, Judge Rules

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The judge dismissed the state’s argument that disclosing her name would show the public that the lottery system is above board.

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She had already received her after-tax winnings of $264 million while the judge mulled her claim to privacy. »