35 arrests in Vienna as far-right ball demos held

Austrian riot police block protesters opposing the annual right-wing Freedom Party's Academic Ball near the Hoffburg palace in Vienna, on January 30, 2015Police in Vienna arrested more than 30 people as thousands protested against a ball organised by far-right groups and politicians. Several thousand people flooded into central Vienna to denounce the "Akademikerball" ("Academics' Ball") at the former imperial winter palace, the Hofburg. Most of the protesters marched calmly amid heavy police presence. The ball -- part of Vienna's traditional ball season which is currently in full swing -- is organised by the far-right, eurosceptic and anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPOe), the third-largest in parliament.



LeBron returns, Love, Irving team for 44, as Cavs top Kings

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Sacramento Kings’ Carl Landry (24) and Rudy Gay (8) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving combined for 44 points, and LeBron James scored 19 in his return from a one-game absence, as the Cleveland Cavaliers stayed hot, beating the Sacramento Kings 101-90 on Friday night for their ninth straight win.



Australian paper mocked for obit of 'The Thorn Birds' author

FILE - In this March 1, 1977 file photo, Australian author Colleen McCullough laughs during a news conference in New York. Australia's largest newspaper was facing sharp criticism over its obituary of the nation's most famous author, whom the paper described as plain and overweight. The Australian newspaper's obituary of Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30 million copies worldwide and who died on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at age 77 after a long illness, opened not with a list of her myriad accomplishments, but with a description of her appearance. (AP Photo/File)SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's largest newspaper was facing sharp criticism over its obituary of the nation's most famous author, whom it described as plain and overweight.



Hawks keep streak alive, top Trail Blazers 105-99

Portland Trail Blazers center Chris Kaman, right, and Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford vie for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks overcame 37 points by Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games by beating the Trail Blazers 105-99 on Friday night.



Rap music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight appears in court on a traffic warrant, in Las Vegas following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case. A lawyer for Knight says the Death Row Records founder was at the wheel of a car that struck two men, killing one, in a Los Angeles suburb. The accident in Compton occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight, the impresario of gangster rap, has long been a perpetrator and victim of the violent life he promoted in song.





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