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As its beaches recede, Florida shores up private ownership
With his straw hat, rubber waders, and a quartet of 12-foot fishing poles, Peter Schilling is the modern version of an ancient archetype: the surf fisherman, casting knee-deep in the ocean foam. At least twice a week, Mr. Schilling casts the breakers for pompano, whiting, or spotted trout, driving up to Amelia Island from his home in Jacksonville.

The art of parsing apologies
Sorry to say but in recent days there has been an abundance of apologies from public figures. Mark Zuckerberg, Laura Ingraham, Tony Robbins, Theresa May, Jimmy Kimmel – all have issued some form of regret over words spoken, actions taken, or past neglect. On Thursday, Philadelphia’s police commissioner apologized to two black men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, who were arrested while merely sitting in a Starbucks.

Churches struggle with their #MeToo moment
Basyle “Boz” Tchividjian has devoted most of his career to an emotionally and spiritually wrenching task. A former prosecutor, he’s been investigating charges of sexual misconduct and child abuse for nearly three decades. “It was an eye opener for us, we left our soul behind after the investigation,” says Mr. Tchividjian, who in 2003 founded an organization called GRACE, or Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment.

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Red Sox's fast start puts rest of AL on notice
Five American League teams are at least 10 games behind 16-2 Boston (four appear helpless), meaning nearly one-third of the league is all but done — and It’s mid-April.

NBA Trade Rumors: Kawhi Leonard Wants To Join Lakers
After decades of functioning almost flawlessly, the San Antonio Spurs have experienced internal turmoil as Kawhi Leonard and the front office are seemingly at odds. The former MPV candidate appeared in just eight games this season, last playing Jan. 13. Leonard has sought medical opinions of those outside the Spurs organization for a quad injury, and is currently continuing with his rehab in New York. Leonard was not with the team for their first two playoff games and isn’t expected to be on the bench for Game 3 in San Antonio. The disconnect with their star play reportedly has Gregg Popovich contemplating trading Leonard this summer. It’s believed some teams have already begun to put together

Erin Popovich Cause of Death: Wife of Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Dies Aged 67
Erin Popovich, the wife of San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, died on Wednesday (April 18) at the age of 67 after a long battle with illness. The couple married four decades ago, while Gregg was serving as assistant coach at the Air Force Academy between 1973 and 1979. Erin is survived by her two children—Jill and Mickey—and two grandchildren. The five-time NBA champions have asked the media to respect the family’s privacy and it remains unknown whether their head coach will be on the bench when the Spurs face the Golden State Warriors in Game Three of their first-round series on Thursday night in San Antonio.

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L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter’s big Trump donation
A man wipes off the headlights of the L.L. Bean Bootmobile in the parking lot at the facility where the famous outdoor boot is made. L.L. Bean is pushing back against a boycott led by a group urging consumers not to shop at retailers that support President-elect Donald Trump after it was revealed that Linda Bean, heir of the Maine-based company’s founder, had donated to a political action committee that helped elect Trump. “We are deeply troubled by the portrayal of L.L. Bean as a supporter of any political agenda,” Shawn Gorman, L.L. Bean’s executive chairman, said in a statement posted to Facebook late Sunday.

Union leader who says Trump lied about Carrier deal refuses to back down
Trump tours a Carrier factory in Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 2016. Chuck Jones, the union leader who claims President-elect Donald Trump lied to Carrier employees while touting a deal to keep jobs in the U.S., says he started receiving harassing phone calls a half hour after Trump slammed him on Twitter. “I’ve been doing this job for 30 years,” Jones, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1999, told CNN on Thursday morning.

Working, eating and sleeping at the office
The sight of workers sleeping on the job is common in China, where a surplus of cheap labor can lead to downtime and employees at startup companies work long hours.

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Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

Michael Cohen Withdraws Steele Dossier Lawsuits Against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS
President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen withdrew lawsuits

2 Florida Deputies Shot Dead While Eating At Chinese Restaurant
Two deputies were killed when a man shot at them through a window while they

Video shows inside Southwest plane before emergency landing
As the plane made its descent, flight attendants told passengers to “breathe” while some performed CPR on Jennifer Riordan, who had been partially sucked out of a shattered window, while the crew scrambled to get a defibrillator.

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