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World’s smallest dogs can be a big handful

Pets Living Little

This undated photo provided by Pam Shelby shows Desi, a Yorkshire Terrier who ranked number one in the U.S. in agility. Desi (aka MACH 13 Desmond Aloysius Shelby CD) was the No. 1 agility dog in the country in his class from 2001 to 2007. In 2005, he came in second in the AKC Nationals. The American Kennel Club lists four breeds where weights allowed for show dogs are around 5 pounds, the Chihuahua, 6 pounds and under, the Pomeranian, 3 to 7 pounds, Yorkshire terriers, cannot exceed 7 pounds; and Maltese, under 7 pounds, with 4 to 6 pounds preferred. (AP Photo/Tien Tran)

Monica Lewinsky opens up on affair with Clinton

Monica Lewinsky

In this July 11, 2001, file photo, Monica Lewinsky arrives for a special screening of “The Score” in New York. (AP Photo/Darla Khazei, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Monica Lewinsky says there’s no question her boss — Bill Clinton — “took advantage” of her when he was president.

Thunder star Kevin Durant wins first MVP award

Kevin Durant, Matt Barnes, DeAndre Jordan

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) drives between Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes (22) and center DeAndre Jordan (6) in the third quarter of Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City, Monday, May 5, 2014. Los Angeles won 122-105. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Brunei’s new laws affect Sultan’s Hollywood ties

Brunei Islamic Law

In this July 28, 2002 file photo, a Muslim man prays as he enters Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is responding to harsh new laws in Brunei by boycotting the Beverly Hills Hotel.

NBA’s quick action helps rescue Clippers’ brand

Blake Griffin

Fans hold up signs as Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin looks on during the second half in Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 113-103. (AP Photo)

Donald Sterling controversy swirls around NAACP

Leon Jenkins

FILE – In this April 28, 2014 file photo, Leon Jenkins, president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP, announces that Los Angeles Clippers basketball team owner Donald Sterling will not be receiving his lifetime achievement award, at a news conference in Culver City, Calif. Jenkins resigned Thursday, May 1, 2014 following outrage over a decision he later reversed to give Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling an award for promoting civil rights. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

LA NAACP head quits amid fury over Sterling honor

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Leon Jenkins (Courtesy Photo/Los Angeles Sentinel)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP resigned Thursday, following outrage over a decision he later reversed to give Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling an award for promoting civil rights.

Union: NBA players considered boycott before ban

Kevin Johnson, Steve Nash, Norm Nixon

Sacramento, Calif., Mayor Kevin Johnson, former NBA basketball player and now an NBA Players Association advisor, speaks during a news conference outside City Hall in Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 29, 2014, about the decision by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from basketball for life in response to racist comments the league says Sterling made in a recorded conversation. Listening on are Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash, left, and former Lakers and Clippers plyer Norm Nixon. (AP Photo)

Stiviano lawyer says she’s sad over Sterling ban

Donald Sterling, V. Stiviano

In this Dec. 19, 2010, V. Stiviano watches the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – V. Stiviano, the woman whom Donald Sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks, is “very saddened” by his lifetime NBA ban, and she didn’t release the recording of their conversation, her lawyer said Tuesday.

Key details about woman on Sterling scandal audio


V. Stiviano (Instagram)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For someone who loves to share photos of herself online, little is known about V. Stiviano other than that she is at the center of a scandal involving Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Doc Rivers declines chance to speak with Sterling

Doc Rivers

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers argues a call as his team plays the Golden State Warriors during the second half in Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series on Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 118-97. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)