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Author: 0 Warriors star Curry to start Game 3 against Pelicans

Basketball personality Bdot will host Steph IQ, which is accessible via iOS and Android. Nick Young, who started the first two games in Curry's place, has not been almost as effective, scoring just six points in Game 1 and three points in a reduced role on Tuesday.

Global To Nix or to Fix: Trump's Major Dilemma on the Iran Deal
Author: 0 To Nix or to Fix: Trump's Major Dilemma on the Iran Deal

Not only does it lift sanctions on scores of known Iranians who are hostile to the United States , but it also phases out all restrictions on the Iranian nuclear program over the next 10 years. An official from a regional alliance including Iran , Hezbollah and Syria, said Monday that the strikes killed 16 people, among them 11 Iranians, according to a New York Times report on Monday.

Global Giuliani bristles at idea of special counsel targeting 'fine woman' Ivanka Trump
Author: 0 Giuliani bristles at idea of special counsel targeting 'fine woman' Ivanka Trump

On Fox News Wednesday night, Giuliani said Trump did the Lester Holt interview "to explain to the American people the president was not the target of the investigation". Sorry, this content isn't available on your device. A former federal prosecutor, Giuliani said he was the president's new chief counsel in the Russian Federation investigation but that he would also keep an eye on a U.S.

Global Trump hires lawyer who represented Bill Clinton
Author: 0 Trump hires lawyer who represented Bill Clinton

Cobb's departure comes as Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of NY and a strong advocate for Trump, joined Trump's legal team in April. President Trump's legal team appears divided over whether to grant an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller or whether to resist.

Global BSE Sensex turns negative on weak Asian cues
Author: 0 BSE Sensex turns negative on weak Asian cues

At 3.30 p.m., the broader Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed at 10,718.05 points - down 21.30 points or 0.2 per cent - from the previous close. Metal, bankex and PSU indices managed to end higher. Hero MotoCorp too fell by 1.91 per cent as company's April sales data failed to cheer investors.

Global China's foreign minister in North Korea on rare visit
Author: 0 China's foreign minister in North Korea on rare visit

Wang is the first Chinese foreign minister to visit the North since 2007, a lapse that highlights the rough patch in relations between the allies in recent years. Kim Dong-chul, a South Korea-born American pastor, has been detained in the North since 2015 when he was arrested for spying. China "supports and congratulates" Kim's summit meeting last week with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the statement they issued, it quoted Wang as saying.

Global Most polluted cities in India mapped
Author: 0 Most polluted cities in India mapped

Covering more than 4,300 cities in 108 countries, the data points to an estimated 4.2 million deaths each year caused by outdoor air pollution, with 3.8 million fatalities overall, owing to household pollutants, linked to cooking. "Our research has shown that air pollution, particularly from small particles in diesel fumes, increases the risk of these potentially deadly occurrences therefore it's vital that the Government takes immediate action in order to tackle this urgent public health ...

Global How Amber Rudd simultaneously misled MPs and told the truth
Author: 0 How Amber Rudd simultaneously misled MPs and told the truth

Britain's tough approach to immigration was thrown into uncertainty as the Minister in charge of the Home Office, Amber Rudd , stepped down late on Sunday, following several weeks of intense scrutiny of her policies both towards illegal immigration and Commonwealth nations.

Global Basque militant group ETA 'completely dissolved'
Author: 0 Basque militant group ETA 'completely dissolved'

The group had been expected to announce its final dissolution later this week, after its ultimately unsuccessful drive for an independent state in northern Spain and southern France that killed 853 people. "Eta has chose to end its historic cycle and role, bringing to a close its journey", said the text, which was published by Spanish newspapers. But Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said Wednesday that "they will not obtain a thing for making a declaration they call a ...

Global Leo Varadkar says 'I'm not an invader' as DUP criticises NI visit
Author: 0 Leo Varadkar says 'I'm not an invader' as DUP criticises NI visit

Ireland's Indian-origin Prime Minister Leo Varadkar , who was branded a "typical Indian" on social media by a British peer, on Wednesday said he thought the offending message was from a parody Twitter account. He added that the Irish premier had a "dismal absence of wisdom" about Northern Ireland affairs. In the article, a member of parliament had accused Varadkar of "poor manners" and showing disrespect by not informing a local representative about his trip on Monday.

Global Israeli PM talks Iran, trade with Japanese counterpart
Author: 0 Israeli PM talks Iran, trade with Japanese counterpart

The result of this decision, the United States will move its Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "The US can not be a mediator or partner in the peace process unless it withdraws its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel", Erekat stated, according to the Palestinian Authority's official news agency, "because it makes no sense for Palestine to be without East Jerusalem as its capital".

Global Cardinal George Pell ordered to face trial for sexual abuse
Author: 0 Cardinal George Pell ordered to face trial for sexual abuse

Magistrate Belinda Wallington dismissed half of the charges levied against Pell on Tuesday, but ruled that the remainder of the charges warranted a trial. "He would like to thank all those who have supported him from both here in Australia and overseas during this exacting time", the statement said. The decision to make Pell stand trial is definitely a groundbreaking one, and I look forward to seeing a jury follow the evidence on this, but some people have high hopes about potential impact ...

Global Lobbyist Friend Helped Scott Pruitt Plan $100000 Trip To Morocco
Author: 0 Lobbyist Friend Helped Scott Pruitt Plan $100000 Trip To Morocco

He recently registered as a foreign agent representing that government. According to an April 4 contract, retroactive to January 1, 2018, Smotkin's company would be paid $40,000 monthly for at least a year, to tout Morocco as a film destination and "a world-class golf destination".

Global Hasina seeks United Nations nudge on Rohingya
Author: 0 Hasina seeks United Nations nudge on Rohingya

Ambassador Karen Pierce as they recounted what had happened to them. "We have been concerned that things are going slow ". "That is the reason the Security Council is here..." The envoys represent the 15 countries making up the Security Council, the U.N.'s most powerful body.

Global 6 officers injured when Connecticut house explodes during standoff
Author: 0 6 officers injured when Connecticut house explodes during standoff

A large fire also broke out. A large police presence had been in the area involving a barricaded person, WFSB-TV reports . Multiple police departments at Yale-New Haven Hospital blocking off Howard Avenue. The injuries were not life-threatening, Freda explained. Residents near the home reported on the police department's Facebook page that they heard the explosion and felt their own homes shake.

Global At least five killed in Savannah WC-130 crash
Author: 0 At least five killed in Savannah WC-130 crash

Black smoke rose into the sky after the plane crashed into a median on the road outside Savannah, Georgia, around 11:30 a.m. local time. The plane belonged to Puerto Rico Air National Guard and was on a training flight, the National Guard said.

Global Black men arrested at Starbucks settle with city, company
Author: 0 Black men arrested at Starbucks settle with city, company

In a joint statement, Mr Robinson and Mr Nelson added: "We appreciate the opportunity to have meaningful discussions with Kevin Johnson and the group around the table to address hard issues". 'I welcome the opportunity to begin a relationship with them to share learnings and experiences. An employee said no when they requested to use the restroom before they had purchased anything.

Global Ty Cobb retiring as White House special counsel
Author: 0 Ty Cobb retiring as White House special counsel

At least in March, Trump was reportedly inclined to an interview, believing it would lead to a quicker end to the probe. Cobb had negotiated with the special counsel's team for dozens of current and former White House staffers to meet with the Special Counsel for interviews, some even having to appear multiple times like White House Counsel Don McGahn.

Author: 0 Porn star sues Trump for defamation

US President Donald Trump's new lawyer Rudy Giuliani says the president repaid his lawyer Michael Cohen for a $US130,000 ($A173,300) payment to porn star Stormy Daniels . "I don't think there is much more to gain for Democratic politician to spend much of their time talking about these things". Hannity replied: "Because they funneled it through the law firm?" Asked aboard Air Force One whether he knew about the payment, Mr Trump said flatly: "No".

Global San Ramon students walk out of class in support of second amendment
Author: 0 San Ramon students walk out of class in support of second amendment

District spokesman Chris Petley says Montford Middle was registered by someone who does not work at the school. Wednesday's event, however, was far smaller in scale with students from roughly 300 schools registering to participate. In the Bay Area, there were walkouts in at least three schools. "It protects all of the other amendments", Giordano said. "We recognize that students retain the right to freedom of speech and expression with certain boundaries", assistant in community relations ...

Global 'At least seven' killed in attack on Libyan electoral commission offices
Author: 0 'At least seven' killed in attack on Libyan electoral commission offices

There were no details available on the fate of the assailants. The attack, which was claimed by ISIS, happened while Libyan officials were registering citizens to vote in the upcoming elections later this year, the BBC reports . "This breach targeted democracy, not just the HNEC", Emad al-Sayah, the electoral commission's director, said at a news conference. Libya has been in turmoil since the 2011 fall of the government of Muammar al-Qadhafi.

Global China trade spat 'inspired by evil practices,' says Ross
Author: 0 China trade spat 'inspired by evil practices,' says Ross

On top of that, Trump in March asked Mnuchin to "address concerns about investment in the United States directed or facilitated by China in industries or technologies deemed important to the United States". The proposed United States tariffs target many products linked to the 2025 plan, but analysts say they are unlikely to make a big difference. Our list of things that are troubling is very long.

Global American Christians Held in North Korean Prison Could Soon Be Released
Author: 0 American Christians Held in North Korean Prison Could Soon Be Released

This picture taken on April 27, 2018 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 29, 2018 shows North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (right) talking with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (left) at a bench on a bridge next to the military demarcation line at the truce village of Panmunjom.

Global J&K Speaker Kavinder Gupta picked as Dy CM
Author: 0 J&K Speaker Kavinder Gupta picked as Dy CM

The BJP upgraded Sunil Sharma, at present Minister of State (MoS) for Transport, to the rank of a cabinet minister. Kavinder took oath in the presence of Governor N N Vohra. While Mr Parihar was inducted as a minister of state, the four others are Cabinet ministers. "Our government has completed three years in power so we made a decision to have a reshuffle in the cabinet and give an opportunity to new faces", he told reporters.

Global Fire Causes Collapse of Tall Building in São Paulo, Brazil
Author: 0 Fire Causes Collapse of Tall Building in São Paulo, Brazil

Preliminary reports indicate that the building which came down was uninhabited, however local merchants cited by Estadao say some people were squatting in the upper floors. About 50 families reportedly were living in the abandoned building. Local media on Tuesday reported that only around 50 were now living there. São Paulo, Brazil's vibrant financial center, is among the world's most populous cities, with numerous cultural institutions and a rich architectural tradition.

Global Millennials losing faith in Dems
Author: 0 Millennials losing faith in Dems

But whatever the Democratic Party's pitching to these particular voters right now, a lot of them aren't biting. One millennial they may not be able to count on is Terry Hood, 34, an African-American who works at a Dollar General store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and participated in this year's poll.

Global Explosions Kill Scores in Mubi, Adamawa
Author: 0 Explosions Kill Scores in Mubi, Adamawa

Residents said they saw a young man wearing a suicide vest entering the mosque with the worshippers. He said people in the mosque then fled towards a market where the second bomber struck. Suspicion for the attack immediately fell on Boko Haram, the jihadist group whose quest to establish a hardline Islamic state in northeast Nigeria has left at least 20,000 dead since 2009.

Global EU Brexit negotiator urges United Kingdom on Irish border solution
Author: 0 EU Brexit negotiator urges United Kingdom on Irish border solution

The UK has agreed in principle, but negotiators have been vague about how a seamless border would work. Mr Varadkar added: "I am determined to work with the British government, with the political parties in Northern Ireland , with the unionist and nationalist communities to chart a way ahead".

Global Taiwan 'deeply upset' by Dominican Republic switch to Beijing
Author: 0 Taiwan 'deeply upset' by Dominican Republic switch to Beijing

The switch leaves Taiwan with only 19 diplomatic allies, five of which are in Central America. The decision by the Dominican government to open diplomatic relations with China comes after 77 years of ties to Taiwan. Taiwan split from mainland China amid civil in 1949, and Beijing campaigns relentlessly to isolate the island globally. "The government deeply regrets that Dominican Republic and China established ties on May 1".

Global March Consumer Spending Picks Up; Inflation Hits Fed Goal
Author: 0 March Consumer Spending Picks Up; Inflation Hits Fed Goal

The dollar index rose 0.37 percent to 91.874, but held below Friday's high of 91.986, its strongest level since January 11. The US dollar rose to 0.9907 Swiss franc from 0.9879 Swiss franc, and it increased to 1.2841 Canadian dollars from 1.2834 Canadian dollars.

Global Prosecutors: Bill Cosby sexual-assault conviction will stand
Author: 0 Prosecutors: Bill Cosby sexual-assault conviction will stand

Harrison Snyder said in an interview aired Monday on ABC's "Good Morning America" that it "wasn't an open and shut case". Kristen Feden and Stewart Ryan spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday about the almost three-year journey from reopening the case to last Thursday's verdict and how they restructured their approach after last year's hung jury.

Global The largest Israeli operation in Syria
Author: 0 The largest Israeli operation in Syria

His statements suggest that Israel may have played a role in Sunday evening's attack on the arms depot, although the Israeli defense ministry has yet to confirm its involvement. If Iran tries to build underground factories to upgrade less sophisticated missiles to precision-guided weapons, Israel will stop them, "even if those factories are beneath densely populated areas", he told a group of foreign journalists covering Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Global Pres. Trump & VP Pence to Speak at NRA Annual Meeting
Author: 0 Pres. Trump & VP Pence to Speak at NRA Annual Meeting

Reportedly , no weapons will be allowed to be carried during Pence's speech. Reports from CNN have confirmed that President Donald Trump is expected to speak at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting this week in Dallas.

Global France hopes to renew exemption of European Union goods from Trump's tariffs
Author: 0 France hopes to renew exemption of European Union goods from Trump's tariffs

According to the report, the company expects market conditions to strengthen in Q2. And many economists say the tactics are likely to be counterproductive and undermine cooperation at a time when allied Asian and Western nations seek a united front on Iran, North Korea and China's violations of intellectual property rights.

Global US stops caravan of Central American migrants at border
Author: 0 US stops caravan of Central American migrants at border

We are the only Country in the World so naive! The trek has been billed as refugee caravan and many on the migrants have told news outlets they hope to seek asylum in the U.S. Simply put: Nine out of 10 asylum-seekers were granted asylum by some judges, while less than one in 10 were successful before other judges, even within the same court.

Global Trump is hosting the president of Africa's biggest oil state
Author: 0 Trump is hosting the president of Africa's biggest oil state

The White House, however, saved the day, as it tweeted, barely an hour to the meeting: "Today, President Trump will welcome President Buhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the White House". "I also know that the President has been able to cut that down very substantially", Trump said. Trump and Buhari held talks earlier Monday. Human rights groups have accused the Nigerian military of torture, rape and extrajudicial killing in its nearly decade-long campaign against the Boko ...

Global Donald Trump Still 'May Go' to US Embassy Dedication in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Donald Trump Still 'May Go' to US Embassy Dedication in Jerusalem

Trump announced late a year ago that the USA would move its Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , recognizing the city as Israel's capital. In a letter to Zeman, Netanyahu thanked his "good friend" for "the important declaration to move the Czech Embassy to Jerusalem and I hope the decision will be carried out quickly".

Global European Union urged to defend itself against USA trade measures
Author: 0 European Union urged to defend itself against USA trade measures

Trump has threatened to leave the deal, which was negotiated by the previous Obama Administration. Macron had proposed an additional deal that extends Iran's nuclear restrictions while also curbing its ballistic missile program and support for militias in the Middle East.

Global Most US voters trust Federal Bureau of Investigation ex-chief Comey more than Trump
Author: 0 Most US voters trust Federal Bureau of Investigation ex-chief Comey more than Trump

Mr. Comey also fails to note that the star witness against Mr. Libby, former New York Times reporter Judith Miller, recanted her testimony in 2015. MR DONALD TRUMP , responding to a question about a birthday gift for his wife. The dossier included some salacious details that of activies Trump allegedly engaged in on that trip, a claim Trump has denied.

Global Palestinians Killed, Hundreds Injured by Israeli Gunfire Since March 30
Author: 0 Palestinians Killed, Hundreds Injured by Israeli Gunfire Since March 30

The Palestinians say Israel is using excessive force against the protesters with 2000 also wounded during the demonstrations. The Gaza Strip, under de facto Hamas control since 2007 , has been a focus of Palestinian infighting. "We are not accusing the Palestinian Intelligence, but in the course of our investigation we discovered that Brigadier-General Baha Balousha of the intelligence department orchestrated the attack", said Bozom.

Global Pompeo criticizes Iran nuclear deal at Saudi meeting
Author: 0 Pompeo criticizes Iran nuclear deal at Saudi meeting

Pompeo also said the Iran deal is "very flawed" during an appearance with Netanyahu. The tough line was welcomed by his hosts, particularly in Israel, which considers Iran its greatest threat and has led calls for the West to revise or reject the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran .

Global India, China joint economic project in Afghanistan
Author: 0 India, China joint economic project in Afghanistan

Last year, Indian and Chinese troops faced off on the Doklam plateau, an area high in the Himalayas claimed both by China and by India's ally Bhutan. They endorsed the work of special representatives to find a fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable settlement on the boundary issue.

Global Armenian opposition leader to meet with Russian MPs
Author: 0 Armenian opposition leader to meet with Russian MPs

If Pashinian fails to gain enough parliamentary support to become prime minister and fresh elections are called, he has said that his party may boycott the vote and urge Armenians to protest once more. Moscow has urged compromise and Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week spoke by phone with the interim head of government, stressing the importance of the upcoming election.

Global Texas Couple Charged With Enslaving African Girl
Author: 0 Texas Couple Charged With Enslaving African Girl

Mohamed Toure, 57, and Denise Cros-Toure, 57, appeared in a federal court in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday to face a criminal complaint of forced labor, the US Department of Justice said. Investigators allege the girl was forced to work long hours, was denied education and subjected to physical and emotional abuse. Two months later the neighbors helped her escape while the family was out of the house.

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