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DC's No. 2 Politician Resigns After Fraud Charge

Kwame Brown charged with lying on bank loan application

(Newser) - The second highest-ranking politician in the Washington, DC, city government resigned yesterday, just hours after being charged with bank fraud for allegedly inflating his income by tens of thousands of dollars in order to secure a home loan and purchase a $50,000, 38-foot powerboat, reports the Washington Post . Sources... More »

Lakers Make a Big Move for Big Man Gasol

Star Grizzlies player should help Kobe and injury-riddled LA

(Newser) - Kobe Bryant can't accuse the Lakers' management for not trying to build a supporting cast around him anymore. Today, they traded career disappointment and former No. 1 overall pick Kwame Brown to Memphis for Pau Gasol, a shining light on an otherwise disappointing Grizzlies team. Additional players, including Gasol's brother... More »

Flu, 'Wolves Can't Stop Kobe

Ailing Lakers can't help but rout Minnesota 116-95

(Newser) - Neither germs, nor snow, nor injuries could keep the Lakers from winning last night's game against the Timberwolves. The team marched through a blizzard to reach the arena and Kobe Bryant soldiered on through nausea and fatigue to come up with 20 points in the 116-95 victory, the Los Angeles ... More »

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