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Global Warriors Win 2017 NBA Finals With 129-120 Game 5 Victory
Author: 0 Warriors Win 2017 NBA Finals With 129-120 Game 5 Victory

The Warriors are 2017 National Basketball Association champions. It was Andre Iguodala soaring through the air for dunks. "We learned from everything we've been through", Curry said during the trophy celebration. They weren't nervous at all. "He's had an fantastic career, but he just took it to the next level", coach Steve Kerr said. "Appropriate fear is the Gregg Popovich line".

Author: 0 Six Maroons facing axe for Origin Game 2

It's easy to "pick and stick" with the same guys when you win eight series in a row, or when you bounce back from the end of that run to win another two, and yes new faces have come in over time, but the tried and supposedly trusted process of loyalty and sticking with the players selected until they call time on their own Origin careers looks less and less likely, as winning becomes the all-encompassing goal.

Author: 0 Quake of 6.3 magnitude strikes near coast of Western Turkey

It was also felt in western Turkey , including in Istanbul , and on neighbouring islands. Video of the aftermath showed debris covering the streets, with walls of buildings completely destroyed. Also significantly damaged homes in the town of Plomari . A man with his motorcycle passes next to a damaged house after an quake in the village of Plomari on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos , Monday, June 12, 2017.

Author: 0 White House condemns Russia's crackdown on protesters

The rallies are the largest to be held Russia-wide since a wave of street actions protesting against Putin's reelection to a third Kremlin term in 2011-12, after which the Kremlin initiated a series of repressive laws criminalising unsanctioned gatherings.

Author: 0 British PM says she takes responsibility for election result

May was appearing for the first time since the election in front of lawmakers furious at the catastrophic campaign that cost the party its majority and threatens to end her premiership. May's office responded that the DUP deal "would provide stability and certainty for the United Kingdom going forward". But May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party membership ...

Author: 0 Britain's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

British Prime Minister Theresa May met her backbench MPs at Westminster Monday night and told them she took the blame for the Conservative's poor showing in last week's general election . "However, the Conservative Party's reduced share of the vote may indicate a higher likelihood that a "softer" form of Brexit might now be pursued, involving compromises with the European Union that Ms".

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions to testify in front of public senate committee

Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee are not happy - other Democrats , too. "It's really worrisome", King said . Sessions is expected to face questions regarding his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation.

Global Former NBA star Rodman traveling to North Korea amid tensions with US
Author: 0 Former NBA star Rodman traveling to North Korea amid tensions with US

A senior US official tells CNN that the State Department was aware Rodman was planning to travel to North Korea, but stressed Rodman was not traveling there in any official capacity for the USA government. Rodman said he doesn't plan to discuss the detainees with Kim . Drones are a relatively new addition to North Korea's arsenal. Certainly, Rodman is on personal terms with Trump , having twice appeared on The Celebrity Apprentice , and in March said he was willing to negotiate on ...

Author: 0 No party should be castigated, says Daniel Kawczynski over DUP

Giving a "stonking" performance, Britain's Theresa May won a stay of execution from her Conservative Party on Monday, winning support from disillusioned lawmakers after losing a parliamentary majority at last week's national election. He told the show: "Theresa May is a dead woman walking , it's just how long she'll remain on death row". Britain's descent into political crisis just days before the Brexit talks begin has sapped confidence amongst business leaders and infuriated bosses who ...

Global Remembering Landmark Marriage Decision 50 Years Later
Author: 0 Remembering Landmark Marriage Decision 50 Years Later

Loving Day is a yearly celebration of the 1967 United States Supreme Court ruling that made interracial marriage in the United States legal. The couple whose love brought down laws against interracial marriage are commemorated on a historical marker in Virginia's capital city.

Global Things to know about Jeff Sessions on eve of Senate hearing
Author: 0 Things to know about Jeff Sessions on eve of Senate hearing

Sessions has denied any of his contacts with Kislyak involved discussions about the Trump campaign, and he has explained that as a member of the Senate, as he then was, he dealt often with foreign emissaries as part of his normal work. Comey recalled that he felt "something big" was about to happen, and "my sense was the attorney general knew he shouldn't be leaving". Sessions told Trump he was "honored" to be able to serve him.

Global Attorney General Sessions to Testify in Open Senate Hearing on Tuesday
Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions to Testify in Open Senate Hearing on Tuesday

For the embattled attorney general, the hearing will be the first time he is questioned by senators since January, when he testified during his confirmation hearing that he did not communicate with any Russian officials during the presidential campaign, when Sessions acted as an adviser to Trump .

Author: 0 What's next in the legal fight over the travel ban

Another federal appeals court, the Virginia-based 4th Circuit, last month also refused to reinstate the travel ban , a decision Trump has already appealed to the Supreme Court. She said she did not expect the Supreme Court to consider the case before the fall, making it hard for the administration to defend its argument that the travel ban was urgently needed.

Global Monsoon Hits Mumbai And Kolkata After A 2-Day Delay
Author: 0 Monsoon Hits Mumbai And Kolkata After A 2-Day Delay

According to authorities, the district has already received more than 110 mm rainfall since the past week. Few areas have also record three-digit rainfall as well. "Equatorial sea surface temperatures over central and eastern Pacific Ocean indicates neutral El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) conditions", the department said.

Global Kenya opens Nairobi-Mombasa Madaraka Express railway
Author: 0 Kenya opens Nairobi-Mombasa Madaraka Express railway

MOMBASA , Kenya-Kenya's president on Tuesday opened the country's largest infrastructure project since independence, a Chinese-backed railway costing almost $3.3 billion (337 billion yen) that eventually will link a large part of East Africa to a major port on the Indian Ocean as China seeks to increase trade and influence.

Global Jeff Sessions to testify in Russia investigation
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions to testify in Russia investigation

Sessions's testimony comes as the committee probes potential collusions between President Donald Trump's campaign team and an alleged Russian campaign aimed at skewing the 2016 presidential race in his favor. The last time Sessions testified was his confirmation hearing in January . A spokesman for the Justice Department said after media reports emerged in March of the meetings that Sessions had answered honestly because the encounters were part of his job as a senator and not as a ...

Global Congress stands for defame, disturb, disrupt: Venkaiah Naidu
Author: 0 Congress stands for defame, disturb, disrupt: Venkaiah Naidu

He said the central government was focusing on 3Ds - decisiveness, dynamism, and development. He asked as to why during its long rule Congress had not initiated pro farmer policies like Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sichai Yojana and Mudra Yojana.

Global MHA detains infant care assistant under ISA for radicalism
Author: 0 MHA detains infant care assistant under ISA for radicalism

Two of them were "Syria-bound militants" while the third was detained for "terrorism-related activities" which included supporting Islamic State and encouraging violence through Facebook posts. They tried to dissuade her but were not successful, the MHA said, reiterating its call for the community and family members to help protect Singapore from the threat of terrorism .

Author: 0 '100 per cent' willing to testify over James Comey conversations: Donald Trump

The US president was asked by a journalist if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath. "I hardly know the man", Trump said . Trump's early morning mini rant, which also included praise to FOX News on their handling of the Comey hearing, hit back at Comey's testimony while also branding the private citizen a " leaker ".

Author: 0 Trump willing to testify under oath on Comey

The "collusion" reference is apparently to the White House's long-running contention that there is no evidence Trump's campaign colluded with Russian attempts to undermine the election. "Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!'" Trump said on Twitter . "Those were lies, plain and simple", Mr Comey said in his opening remarks ahead of the three-hour inquiry.

Author: 0 British Pound Remains Lower After UK Election

The general election that need not have been was Theresa May's to lose and that's exactly what she did. She later announced that her top ministers, including finance minister Philip Hammond , foreign minister Boris Johnson and Brexit minister David Davis, would remain in their positions.

Author: 0 I'm going to get us out of this mess: UK PM

Iain Duncan Smith, the former Tory leader, hit back at Ms Morgan, saying: "Nicky Morgan's thought there would be a leadership challenge ever since she didn't stand". But although Mrs May will remain in charge of a government, she is hardly likely to be in power. After Theresa May's week got off to a shaky start with the news that the Queen's Speech may be delayed while the Conservatives attempt to come to a "confidence and supply" agreement with the DUP, she will be hoping that her ...

Global Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar
Author: 0 Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar

In a strong-worded opening remarks, Trump alleged that Qatar was funding terrorism at the "highest level" and asked other countries doing the same to stop with immediate effect. Tillerson said the blockade was "impairing U.S. and other global business activities in the region", and had also caused inadvertent humanitarian consequences.

Global Tennessee improves 3 spots to 35th in child well-being marks
Author: 0 Tennessee improves 3 spots to 35th in child well-being marks

Three Southwestern states are ranked near the bottom when it comes to child well-being, with New Mexico leading the way among its neighbors. The annual report, issued by the Annie E. Nationwide, the percentage stayed the same at 8.1. Children in Tennessee saw an overall improvement, though small, in health, with the exception of low-birth-weight babies, which saw an increase from 9 percent in 2010 to 9.2 percent in 2015.

Global Arsene Wenger grants Arsenal star permission to leave this summer
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger grants Arsenal star permission to leave this summer

To be clear, that means that Wenger and all his cohorts who are directly responsible for Arsenal's performances on the pitch, have been rewarded with new deals. Wenger signed a new two-year contract days after winning the FA Cup. That tactical change allowed Ramsey more freedom in a central midfield area and the Welshman responded with a cup final victor.

Global Zille keeps job after tweet row
Author: 0 Zille keeps job after tweet row

In particular, I recognise that my actions were insensitive to South Africans who suffered under colonial oppression. Maimane confirmed that Zille would no longer participate in any party leadership structures but would remain premier of the Western Cape.

Global Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE
Author: 0 Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE

Pakistan shares "good" ties with all Gulf countries and has been asked by the country's parliament to stay neutral in the crisis , while trying to resolve it. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is scheduled to talk Monday with his Qatari counterpart. "For the future, Qatar flights' routes and fuel burn will be increased as a result of this", said aviation analyst Kyle Bailey.

Global UAE will reportedly not deport Qataris married to Emirati nationals
Author: 0 UAE will reportedly not deport Qataris married to Emirati nationals

In a statement on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Gulf states to ease their measures against Qatar which he said were forcing the separation of families and causing children to be pulled out of school. France has economic and military ties with Qatar and other Gulf states. Qatar's neighbors cut ties with the country over accusations that it sponsors Islamic extremism, which Qatar denies.

Global Saudi Arabia says Qatar airspace closure to protect citizens from threats
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia says Qatar airspace closure to protect citizens from threats

Iran and Turkey have also already shipped food to Qatar . Oman is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council but takes a relatively independent diplomatic approach to the other five states in the bloc, particularly towards Iran. The three countries' aviation bodies also said non-Qatari private and chartered flights from Qatar must submit requests to them at least 24 hours before crossing the airspace.

Global Israeli Intelligence Discovered ISIS Plans For Laptop Bombs
Author: 0 Israeli Intelligence Discovered ISIS Plans For Laptop Bombs

According to a May report by the times , the source of the classified intelligence was Israel . Vladimir Putin even trolled U.S. intelligence by offering to make transcripts of the Oval Office meeting public . In January it was reported that Israeli intelligence officials were concerned that the exposure of classified information to their American counterparts in the Trump administration could lead to their being leaked to Russian Federation and onward to Iran.

Global 208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament
Author: 0 208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament

EU Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said May had "lost her bet, " while the timetable for Brexit talks, due to begin in 10 days time , has been thrown into disarray, raising suggestions that it could be extended. "This is a very bad moment for the Conservative Party, and we need to take stock", Conservative lawmaker Anna Soubry said. And on Friday his lieutenant and shadow chancellor John McDonnell said: "In the interests of the country we are willing to form a government - a ...

Author: 0 G7 summit kicks off in Italy

In his remarks at the close of the talks, Minister of Economy Gian Galletti from host country, Italy said ministers " agreed on everything except for climate". Neither Syria nor Nicaragua signed the deal in 2015. Across the country, 274 cities and counting have signed on to the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda , which asserts their commitment to lowering emissions at the local level (Purple Cities).

Global Auto makers unshaken by Trump's move on Paris accord
Author: 0 Auto makers unshaken by Trump's move on Paris accord

In a statement, the EPA said the us had "reset the climate change discussion" at the G-7 meeting and stressed that it was a party to the 15-page communique, except for the four pages dealing with climate change and financing for sustainable development.

Author: 0 May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory MPs their seats

Without a majority, the Conservatives will have to rely on another party to govern - known as a hung Parliament. Thursday's vote was the action that spoke louder than words as Corbyn wooed students with promises like restoring free university education and scrapping austerity, prompting a surge in the number of younger people registering to vote.

Author: 0 Donald Trump offers support to Theresa May after polls setback

The former minister of finance George Osborne, who stepped aside after the election informed reporters that the results were disastrous for his party. He said the party had missed an "open goal" in failing to win a majority . The petition lists some of the DUP's most controversial policies. The opposition Labour Party , which did not secure anywhere near enough seats to form a government even with the support of smaller parties, has said it could still seize power.

Global Kenya: At least 10 missing after Nairobi building collapses
Author: 0 Kenya: At least 10 missing after Nairobi building collapses

Pius Masai, deputy head of communications at the National Disaster Management Unit, said: "It is believed that some people may have been trapped". "Most of the families cooperated and evacuated timely, safely". Building collapses have become common. Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero, during a visit to the scene, said the building was not approved by the county.

Author: 0 Fires Back ... Comey Lied and Leaked!

He testified that Trump told him on 26 January that he expected loyalty from the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and the next month urged him to drop the probe into Flynn, the president's former national security adviser. Comey says he wrote the memos in an unclassified manner on goal so that they could be made public if Trump lied about the meetings. He also seized on Mr Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release contents of memos he had written ...

Global Michael Gove returns to cabinet as Environment Secretary
Author: 0 Michael Gove returns to cabinet as Environment Secretary

When he was education secretary in 2013, Gove was criticised for his plans to downgrade climate change in the new national curriculum for schools- meaning pupils would not receive as much teaching on recycling. Greg Clark keeps his job after proving a safe pair of hands by defending government policy on the energy cap and working to limit the effect of the sale of Vauxhall to Renault.

Author: 0 Russia opposition leader Navalny arrested ahead of protest

Trump's White House has often refrained from commenting on human rights abuses overseas, and has frequently praises Vladimir Putin's regime. More than 700 people were arrested in Moscow , while in St Petersburg, about 500 were forced into police buses at an unsanctioned rally that drew up to 10,000 people.

Global Sessions to Testify in Follow-Up to Comey Hearing
Author: 0 Sessions to Testify in Follow-Up to Comey Hearing

Sessions specifically requested that his hearing be public, said Justice Department spokesperson Sarah Isgur Flores, adding that the attorney general "believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him and looks forward to answering the committee's questions".

Author: 0 Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday

Armed with her new positive attitude thanks to some sharp words from coach Darren Cahill, with whom she made a swift reunion after a brief break, Halep has coped with the pressure well and battled through to a second Grand Slam final. Halep hit 14 winners to 14 unforced errors , Pliskova 45 winners and 55 unforced errors ! Unseeded, ranked only 47th and never before past the third round at any major tournament, Ostapenko is about as surprising a finalist as there can be on this stage.

Global 28 dead in landslides in southeastern Bangladesh
Author: 0 28 dead in landslides in southeastern Bangladesh

The military's public relations office spokesman, Rezaul Karim , said by phone that several soldiers were killed as they were working on a highway in the region to clear debris and mud after a landslide. He added: "The rescue campaign is underway and we can get a clearer picture of the casualties later". The nation of 160 million people is often hit by cyclones, floods and landslides during the rainy season.

Global New UKIP leader North Devon's Steve Crowther talks to Devon Live
Author: 0 New UKIP leader North Devon's Steve Crowther talks to Devon Live

Asked if he would return as leader, Mr Farage said: "Whether leading or playing a prominent role is perhaps a different question". "I am standing down with immediate effect". Mr Nuttall tried to spin this as an opportunity to focus on a few key seats rather than spread resources across the country - but if that's what they did, it didn't work.

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions to testify in public session on Tuesday

Trump also said he would "100 percent" be willing to testify under oath that he didn't demand a pledge of personal loyalty from Comey. And the President said Comey was sacked because of Russian Federation. "The Attorney General has requested that this hearing be public. He did not reply". "Doing policy by tweets is really a shakeup for us, because there's Senate Intelligence & Judiciary Committees no justification presented", said Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA).

Author: 0 Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

Qatar's financial markets stabilised on Monday after a week of losses as the government showed it had ways to keep the economy running in the face of sanctions by other Gulf states. Qatar hiring Ashcroft, who was attorney general during the September 11 attacks and then helped push through the Patriot Act, appeared aimed at appeasing Washington as several Gulf nations try to isolate it.

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