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Knicks beat Raptors, who get No. 3 seed anyway

Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas (17) and Amir Johnson (15) defend New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Knicks lingered on the court, soaking in the cheers from the fans wearing those giveaway orange shirts that were probably meant for the playoffs.

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If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

Relatives of Chinese passengers on board the missing Malaysia Airlines 370 wait in a room after walking out to protest the difficulties of communicating with Malaysian officials through video conferencing in Beijing, China, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet continued its second seabed search on Wednesday as up to 14 planes were to take to the skies for some of the final sweeps of the Indian Ocean for floating debris from the ill-fated airliner. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

BEIJING (AP) — Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.

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A look at the NBA playoff picture

New York Knicks' J.R. Smith, above, and Brooklyn Nets' Andrei Kirilenko, of Russia, scramble for control of the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with one day remaining in the regular season:

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Bautista, Lawrie lift Blue Jays over Twins 9-3

Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie imitates talking on a phone as he sits bundled up in the dugout during the first inning of the MLB American League baseball game against the Minnesota Twins where the temperature was 36 degrees at game time in Minneapolis, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays were getting mowed down by Phil Hughes through the first five innings on a chilly night at Target Field, but the big swingers never panicked.

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Lightning’s Lindback to start Game 1 vs. Canadiens

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39), from Sweden, deflects a shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper grudgingly gave up the news.

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