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Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg: I'll take the ice bucket challenge, and improve it

Bill Gates to Mark Zuckerberg: I'll take the ice bucket challenge, and improve it

SEATTLE, Aug. 15 (UPI) --Microsoft founder Bill Gates responded to Mark Zuckerberg's ice bucket challenge by "improving" upon it and challenging other prominent innovators to take part.
Matt Bradwell

COL BKB: Louisiana Tech 89, Iona 88

Kenneth Smith connected on a put-back shot as time expired to give his Louisiana Tech Bulldogs an 89-88 victory over the Iona Gaels.
Edward Snowden makes surprise TED visit

Edward Snowden makes surprise TED visit

March 19 (UPI) -- Edward Snowden is making the rounds on the conference circuit, appearing by chat bot at TED Toronto.
Gabrielle Levy

NCAA: Louisiana Tech 86, Charlotte 65

Michale Kyser scored a game-high 20 points and pulled down nine rebounds, as the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs crushed the Charlotte 49ers, 86-65.

NBA: Miami 117, Dallas 106

DALLAS, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points Tuesday while leading the Miami Heat to a 117-106 road victory over the Dallas Mavericks.

COL BKB: Oklahoma State 70, Louisiana Tech 55

OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Le'Bryan Nash's 22 points and 10 rebounds Saturday sent the ninth-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys cruising past Louisiana Tech 70-55.

NBA: Miami 120, Orlando 92

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- LeBron James paced a more balanced attack that usual for Miami Wednesday, one that let the Heat pull away in the second half for a 120-92 pounding of Orlando.

NBA suspends Andersen for Game 6 of East finals

NEW YORK, June 1 (UPI) -- The NBA announced Friday Miami forward Chris Andersen has been suspended for the sixth game of the Eastern Conference finals.

NBA: Miami 114, Indiana 96

INDIANAPOLIS, May 26 (UPI) -- LeBron James led a parade of five Miami starters in double figures Sunday and the Heat took Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals 114-96 over Indiana.

Theft search warrant yields weapons, drugs

PLACENTIA, Calif., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Police in California said they found 30 weapons, some stolen, while executing a search warrant to investigate a man for stealing motorcycles and selling drugs.
Seattle mayor's home vandalized

Seattle mayor's home vandalized

SEATTLE, May 3 (UPI) -- Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn's home was vandalized after violent May Day protests, police say.

NBA: Denver 114, Washington 94

DENVER, March 25 (UPI) -- Danilo Gallinari was one of four Denver players with 17 points Friday and the Nuggets cruised to their ninth straight home win, 114-94 over Washington.

NBA: Denver 102, Oklahoma City 93

DENVER, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points and Denver sank 15-of-18 fourth-quarter free throws Monday to outlast the Oklahoma City Thunder 102-93.

Noted jazz pianist Anderson dead at 81

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Jazz pianist Chris Anderson, whose sophisticated harmonies earned him prestige in his field, has died in New York at the age of 81.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

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Chris Anderson
First Lady Nancy Reagan poses October 30, 1985 with recipients of the Outstanding Learning Disabled Achiever Award given by the Lab School of Washington. Shown (L-R) G. Chris Anderson, Tom Cruise, Bruce Jenner, Mrs. Reagan, Cher, Richard C. Strauss, and Robert Rauschenberg. (UPI PHOTO/Terry Arthur/THE WHITE HOUSE)
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Chris Anderson (born April 6, 1968) is a retired Australian high jumper. He competed at the 1995 World Championships and the 1996 Olympic Games without reaching the final.

His personal best jump is 2.28 metres, achieved in December 1994 in Perth.

 1930: Charles Spicer  •  1932: Jim Watson  •  1934 – 1937: Dudleigh Shetliffe  •  1947 – 1948: John Winter  •  1949: Peter Mullins  •  1950: John Winter  •  1951: Georges Damitio (FRA)  •  1952: Merv Peter  •  1953 – 1954: John Vernon  •  1955 – 1961: Charles "Chilla" Porter  •  1962: Percy Hobson  •  1963 – 1964: Tony Sneazwell  •  1965 – 1967: Lawrence Peckham  •  1968: Tony Sneazwell  •  1969 – 1975: Lawrence Peckham  •  1976 – 1978: Gordon Windeyer  •  1979: Michael Dick  •  1980: David Morrow  •  1981: David Hoyle  •  1982: Larry Sayers  •  1983: Mark Barratt  •  1984: John Atkinson  •  1985: Michael Allen  •  1986: Lee Balkin (USA)  •  1987: Marc Howard  •  1988: David Anderson  •  1989: Ian Garrett  •  1990: David Anderson  •  1991 – 1994: Tim Forsyth  •  1995: Ian Garrett  •  1996: Chris Anderson  •  1997 – 1998: Tim Forsyth  •  1999: Ron Garlett  •  2000 – 2002: Nick Moroney  •  2003: Joshua Lodge  •  2004 – 2006: Nick Moroney  •  2007: Liam Zamel-Paez  •  2008: Cal Pearce  •  2009: Liam Zamel-Paez

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