UConn Huskies pay tribute to the late Gigi Bryant during an emotional matchup against the US Women’s National Team

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna “Gigi” Bryant, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, Sunday. Gigi, dubbed “Mambacita,” shared her father’s love for the game and intended to one day follow in his footsteps by playing professional basketball in the WNBA. According to the Black Mamba himself, Gigi was “hellbent” on playing college ball for Geno Auriemma’s UConn Huskies. Prior to their highly-anticipated Monday-night matchup against the US Women’s National Team, the Huskies honored the young Bryant with a No. 2 jersey and floral arrangement perched on the UConn bench. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter,… Read More

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Facebook and Razer are restricting employee travel to China amid coronavirus outbreak

Photo by Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Facebook and gaming hardware maker Razer are among the first US technology companies to begin restricting travel to China amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Facebook is halting all non-essential employee travel to the country, and the company is also telling employees who recently returned from China to work from home, according to Bloomberg. Although Facebook is banned in China, the company does have offices in the country and uses Chinese suppliers for manufacturing its Oculus virtual reality headsets and its Portal family of video chat devices. California-based Razer, known for making popular gaming laptops and accessories, has separately confirmed to The Verge… Read More

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Facebook and Razer are restricting employee travel to China amid coronavirus outbreak

Photo by Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Facebook and gaming hardware maker Razer are among the first US technology companies to begin restricting travel to China amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Facebook is halting all non-essential employee travel to the country, and the company is also telling employees who recently returned from China to work from home, according to Bloomberg. Although Facebook is banned in China, the company does have offices in the country and uses Chinese suppliers for manufacturing its Oculus virtual reality headsets and its Portal family of video chat devices. California-based Razer, known for making popular gaming laptops and accessories, has separately confirmed to The Verge… Read More

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NBC’s Mike Tirico revealed a subtle play most fans never saw from Kobe Bryant’s final game that showed how much other players respected the NBA legend

Across the sporting world athletes, commentators, and fans are mourning the death of Kobe Bryant. Speaking with The Ringer’s “Ryen Russillo, NBC play-by-play commentator Mike Tirico shared a small moment from Bryant’s last game that few remembered but had stuck with him. With just seconds left in the game, Bryant had 58 points and two free throw attempts standing between him and a 60-point finale. After Bryant made the first, Gordon Hayward of the Utah Jazz intentionally stepped into the lane early on Kobe’s second shot to ensure that he would have another chance at reaching 60 points in case he missed. Tirico told Russillo the moment represented “the most… Read More

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Woman killed in Logan crash

Adobe Stock image LOGAN — A woman was killed in a car accident in Logan on Monday afternoon. The woman was the passenger in a white sedan traveling south on 1000 West about 1 p.m., according to Logan police. The car collided with an SUV traveling on 1000 South, when the car made a left turn in front of the SUV, police said. The elderly male driver of the white car was taken to the hospital with injuries not believed to be life threatening. The SUV driver and passenger’s injuries were also not life threatening, police said. The cause of the accident is under investigation, and the name of the… Read More

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U.S. State Department bars NPR reporter from Pompeo’s upcoming trip after testy interview

WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department removed a National Public Radio reporter from the press pool for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s upcoming trip to Europe and Central Asia, the State Department Correspondents’ Association said on Monday, days after Pompeo angrily responded to another NPR journalist’s interview with him. … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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Apple’s stock has doubled in the last year. Here’s why a longtime investor says it’s not time to sell. (AAPL)

Apple’s stock has essentially doubled in the last year, giving it a price-to-earnings valuation at the high-end of its recent range. But that doesn’t mean it’s overpriced, said Dan Morgan, a senior portfolio manager with Synovus Trust. Apple’s stock sold off in late 2018 and early 2019 after its sales plunged in China and overall, but its overall business has stabilized and certain businesses are showing strong growth. Plus, compared with those of other tech companies, Apple’s valuation looks modest, Morgan said. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Dan Morgan realizes there are reasons for investors to be skeptical about Apple. The company’s stock price has basically doubled in… Read More

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Mental illness an ‘enormous challenge’ to Utah courts, chief justice says

Utah Supreme Court Chief Justice Matthew B. Durrant delivers the 2020 State of the Judiciary address to a joint meeting of the Utah House and Senate at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Supreme Court Chief Justice Matthew Durrant began his remarks to both the Utah House and Senate on Monday describing how a line in his great-grandfather’s obituary pulled no punches. Durrant said his great-grandfather, William Durrant, was a “quiet man” who was “likely an alcoholic” and was “not a churchgoer,” but would always make a point of helping neighborhood school children… Read More

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