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Custom dress Lupita Nyong’o wore at Oscars reported stolen

In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars wearing a dress made of pearls at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.  Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of the $150,000 custom Calvin Klein dress worn by Nyong'o at the 2015 Academy Awards. The dress was reported stolen from Nyong'o's West Hollywood hotel room late on Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $150,000 gown adorned with thousands of pearls and worn by Lupita Nyong’o at the Academy Awards has been reported stolen, sheriff’s officials said Thursday.

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Sentencing set for chemist in baseball steroids case

MIAMI (AP) — Sentencing is set in South Florida for a black market chemist who supplied banned performance-enhancing substances to a clinic whose customers included professional baseball players and other athletes.

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Police probing 2nd racist incident involving Chelsea fans

Chelsea fans watch an English Premier League soccer match against Burnley at the Stamford Bridge ground in London, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday’s Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football. Stickers emblazoned with “Support Chelsea Support Equality” were handed out at Stamford Bridge after a week when public acts of racism by some Chelsea fans brought a renewed focus on football’s fight against discrimination. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

LONDON (AP) — British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday’s Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football.

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Kurt Busch appeals to save his NASCAR career

A window outside driver Kurt Busch's garage stall shows a reference to NFL player Ray Rice written by a spectator at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. In a stunning move just two days before the season-opening Daytona 500, NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely strangled and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch will miss the Daytona 500, and finds himself once again fighting for his career.

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NASCAR suspends driver Kurt Busch just before Daytona 500

In this May 17, 2014 file photo, Kurt Busch, left, walks with his girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, after arriving for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Attorneys for the NASCAR driver asked a Delaware judge on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, to reopen a Family Court hearing that resulted in Busch's ex-girlfriend Driscoll being granted a no-contact order. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely choked and beat a former girlfriend last fall and there was a “substantial likelihood” of more domestic violence from him in the future.

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