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Global Cleveland Cavaliers Sweep Toronto Raptors
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers Sweep Toronto Raptors

Hood, who has seen his role reduced during his first postseason with Cleveland, will not be fined or suspended for refusing to enter Monday night's Game 4 blowout win over the Toronto Raptors in the fourth quarter, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.

Global Mike Braun projected to win GOP Senate primary
Author: 0 Mike Braun projected to win GOP Senate primary

The race was the highlight of primary contests in four states that showed how completely Trump has taken over the Republican Party , with candidates in all the major races competing to prove the depth of their allegiance to him. While Gibbons has played the Trump card, however, Renacci snagged the president's endorsement. Braun beat out two USA congressmen - Todd Rokita and Luke Messer - for the nomination in a highly volatile primary.

Global Sessions Says 'Zero Tolerance' For Illegal Border Crossers, Vows To Divide Families
Author: 0 Sessions Says 'Zero Tolerance' For Illegal Border Crossers, Vows To Divide Families

There exists an annual, spring/summer uptick in unlawful entries. The Trump administration announced a policy of unprecedented cruelty in its persecution of immigrant families Monday. DHS officials say they have seen a significant increase in illegal border crossings over the past year, including a rise in the number of families and unaccompanied children.

Global Syria Accuses Israel of Striking Iran-Linked Army Base
Author: 0 Syria Accuses Israel of Striking Iran-Linked Army Base

It did not elaborate. In Washington, CNN reported on Tuesday that U.S. defence officials are seeing signs that Iran is preparing to strike Israel, possibly from Syria. Iran has vowed to retaliate to recent Israeli strikes in Syria targeting Iranian outposts in the country. Israeli forces are thought to have repeatedly attacked Iranian facilities in Syria.

Global New York AG resigns over physical abuse claims
Author: 0 New York AG resigns over physical abuse claims

Attorney for the Eastern District of NY. She has been the state's Solicitor General since 2007. She has also worked in the Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn district attorney offices. "I therefore resign my office". The Associated Press is identifying the women because they agreed to tell their stories publicly. For my daughter and for all women.

Global 53Lebanon Preliminary Election Results Show Victory of Hezbollah, Allies
Author: 0 53Lebanon Preliminary Election Results Show Victory of Hezbollah, Allies

FPM lost a few seats to Samir Geagea's Lebanese Forces (LF), which did notably well, almost doubling its number of seats from eight to 16. Hezbollah and Amal - dubbed the "Shia duo" by local news media - are predicted to have won 29 seats in Lebanon's 128-seat parliament during Sunday's vote, according to unofficial tallies cited by politicians and local media reports.

Global Florida sheriff's deputy shot in dispute about a cat
Author: 0 Florida sheriff's deputy shot in dispute about a cat

Gentry was flown to Lee Memorial Hospital Sunday, where he died. By Monday afternoon, the Highlands County Sheriff's Office said despite the best efforts of first responders and hospital staff, his wounds were too much. Arrest records show Ables had about 2 years left of probation for spraying mace at Dolan's grandfather. Blackman said that Ables had a criminal history including battery against law enforcement officers.

Global 4.6-magnitude natural disaster strikes near Palm Springs, USGS says
Author: 0 4.6-magnitude natural disaster strikes near Palm Springs, USGS says

The first quake had a 4.5-magnitude at 4:48 a.m. north of Cabazon, which is about 15 miles from Palm Springs. Within 40 minutes of the bigger quake, more than 6,700 people had reported on the official USGS website having felt it. More than 10,000 responses had been recorded by the USGS by mid-afternoon. Renowned seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones said she slept through the natural disaster, which was reportedly felt by more than 7,000 people throughout the region.

Author: 0 Trump tries to sink Blankenship in West Virginia primary

Senate seat that is now held by W.Va. Democrat Joe Manchin . Claiming that Blankenship "can't win the General Election", Trump on Monday alluded to the U.S. President Donald Trump has insisted his campaign did not collude with Russian Federation to help him win the election. This has alarm bells ringing for some Republicans who worry that a win by a candidate seen by some as unelectable could mean the party could ultimately lose the general election against Democrat Sen.

Global 5 killed in explosion in Gaza
Author: 0 5 killed in explosion in Gaza

Palestinian Health Ministry identified two of the deceased as 23-year-old Bahaa Qdeih and 20-year-old Mohammed Abu Rida. "An attempt to infiltrate Israel and sabotage security infrastructure was thwarted", the IDF stated. Security officials have warned protesters that approaching the border fence puts their lives in jeopardy. The Israeli military aggression killed almost 2,200 Palestinians and injured over 11,100 others.

Global USA takes to Chinese social media over 'Orwellian' demand
Author: 0 USA takes to Chinese social media over 'Orwellian' demand

Meanwhile, Wang Yi-kai, a Taiwanese social activist, who launched the satirical "Apologise to China" contest on Facebook in 2016, said that amid rising nationalist sentiment, even those foreign companies that abided with Beijing's one-China policy would find themselves being reprimanded for some other misdemeanour.

Global First Lady of the United States Melania Trump unveils her formal platform
Author: 0 First Lady of the United States Melania Trump unveils her formal platform

They have a son, 12-year-old Barron, and Melania Trump has expressed an interest in helping children through numerous school and hospital visits. 'It's 1,000 percent false. The rest is just noise". While Trump has since September of past year said she plans to focus her efforts on the well-being of children, she had yet to define what exactly that means, instead delving into a broad range of topics under a wide umbrella of issues.

Global Iran says it will stay in nuclear deal even if U.S. exits
Author: 0 Iran says it will stay in nuclear deal even if U.S. exits

By May 12 the world should have an answer to the question that has been roiling global politics: is Donald Trump going to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear agreement? Mr Johnson said a key flaw was the so-called "sunset clause" in the deal, which now allows Iran to swiftly develop enrichment programmes after 2025 without economic sanctions.

Global Iowa Bans Abortion At 6 Weeks
Author: 0 Iowa Bans Abortion At 6 Weeks

The Iowa bill bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is around six weeks of pregnancy. This is a developing story. The Republican governor signed the measure as abortion rights demonstrators chanting "My body, my choice!" protested the measure outside the state Capitol building in Des Moines.

Global 3 terrorist killed in Srinagar operation, confirms IG CRPF
Author: 0 3 terrorist killed in Srinagar operation, confirms IG CRPF

This content is restricted to site members. A police spokesman said the Srinagar police along with CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Chhatabal area in Safakadal, Srinagar , following credible leads. A civilian, Adil Yadoo, was injured in the clashes that erupted after news of the encounter spread. But, the police said Ahmad died in a "road accident" during stone pelting in the area.

Global Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal shot at, injured
Author: 0 Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal shot at, injured

He was hit on his arm by a lone bullet when he was coming out of the political meeting. The minister got injured due to gunshots fired by an assailant. "Those who indulged in this heinous act will be brought to justice", he said, adding that he had spoken to Iqbal and he was in "high spirits". District Police Officer (DPO) Imran Kishwar told DawnNewsTV that Iqbal was shot with a 30-bore handgun from a distance of about 20 yards in Narowal's Kanjrur tehsil Sunday.

Global Kim Summit to take place in Singapore in June
Author: 0 Kim Summit to take place in Singapore in June

A dispatch from the North's Korean Central News Agency says that promise was fulfilled Saturday by a decree of the nation's Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly. "The two leaders also will discuss President Trump's upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un", she said. The meeting would be an extraordinary development after more than a year of insults and escalating tension between the United States and nuclear-armed North Korea.

Global Sam Bennett finishes third in Giro d'Italia stage three
Author: 0 Sam Bennett finishes third in Giro d'Italia stage three

After Monday's rest day as the race packs up and travels from Israel back to Europe , the 101st edition of the Giro continues on Tuesday with the hilly 198km stage from Catania to Caltagirone in Sicily. Sunday's route was the second-longest leg of the 21-day race. It was Viviani's second consecutive stage victory after he also won the race's second stage from Haifa to Tel Aviv on Saturday.

Global North India may witness heavy rains, Haryana schools remain shut
Author: 0 North India may witness heavy rains, Haryana schools remain shut

Farmers were also advised by the DC to keep their crops well covered to save them from thunderstorm and heavy rain which is expected to come in the coming two-days. On Wednesday, thunderstorm accompanied by gusty winds is likely at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, east Uttar Pradesh, interior Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Global Results today at 12 pm, check at karresults.nic.in, sslc
Author: 0 Results today at 12 pm, check at karresults.nic.in, sslc

This year 8.5 lakh students registered for the exam which includes 70,253 repeat candidates and 23,199 private candidates. Students who have appeared for KSEE Board examination can check their Karnataka Board SSLC 2018 result via SMS- KSEEB Class 10 Results.

Global ADB to stir up private-sector financing of more Asia-Pacific infra
Author: 0 ADB to stir up private-sector financing of more Asia-Pacific infra

Garg also suggested that ADB should substantially expand its private sector operations, especially, equity financing and investment in new instruments of financing such as infrastructure investment trusts. The ADB director Takehiko Nakao meanwhile said the bank will complete a strategy on improvement of infrastructures in Asia which will be completed by 2030.

Global May bank holiday set to be hottest on record
Author: 0 May bank holiday set to be hottest on record

Monday is set to eclipse that record with temperatures expected to reach 28ºC. And for anyone lucky enough to be having an extra-long bank holiday break, the good news is that it looks set to continue on Tuesday too. But forecasters warn the warm sunshine will lead to higher than normal levels of UV radiation, meaning a risk of sunburn. 'There's also a 30 per cent chance Monday will exceed 83.5F to be the warmest day recorded over this holiday weekend since 1978.

Global PDP condemns violence in APC ward congresses
Author: 0 PDP condemns violence in APC ward congresses

There were also reports of snatching and hijack of electoral materials in some wards in Delta central by persons suspected to be loyalists of Ogboru and Omo-Agege. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, in a statement yesterday, however, congratulated all the members for the generally peaceful conduct of the ward congresses which took place across the country over the weekend.

Global Many Killed As Armed Persons Attack Birnin Gwari, Kaduna
Author: 0 Many Killed As Armed Persons Attack Birnin Gwari, Kaduna

The resident of Gwaska area noted that the attackers used to be cattle thieves but has turned to banditry in the region's remote villages. A resident that assisted battle the bandits explained 40 individuals were murdered and the cost will more than likely grow.

Global 1600 opposition activists arrested in Moscow before Putin's 4th inauguration
Author: 0 1600 opposition activists arrested in Moscow before Putin's 4th inauguration

Reporters saw riot police systematically detaining other protesters in Moscow , some of them harshly, before bundling them into buses. In a tweet , Navalny said authorities wrote him up for organizing a rally and resisting police. In the Urals city of Chelyabinsk more than 160 people were detained, while 35 were arrested in the eastern Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, said OVD-Info.

Global Explosion at Mosque in Afghanistan Kills 12, Injures 34
Author: 0 Explosion at Mosque in Afghanistan Kills 12, Injures 34

The Taliban denied involvement in the blast, and so far no group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which happened at 2:20pm local time. TRT World's Bilal Sarwary has more. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation concluded their combat mission at the end of 2014, switching to a counterterrorism and support role. Police spokesman Karim Yuresh said another civilian was wounded in Sunday's attack, in an area where both the Taliban and Daesh are active.

Global President Trump's Enthusiasm for NRA
Author: 0 President Trump's Enthusiasm for NRA

Following along on social media? He claimed that Democrats want to "outlaw guns" and said if the nation takes that drastic step, it might as well ban all vans and trucks because they are the new weapons for "maniac terrorists". Vice President Mike Pence told the crowd during their administration "the right of the people to bear arms will not be infringed". PROTEST: The NoRA protest took place from noon through 2 p.m.at Belo Garden Park, across the convention grounds.

Global Trump says Giuliani needs to get facts straight
Author: 0 Trump says Giuliani needs to get facts straight

But to Giuliani's central thesis - that the repayment meant that no campaign finance laws were broken - the law is fairly clear. But no debt to Cohen was listed on Trump's personal financial disclosure form, which was certified on June 16, 2017.

Global Girl, 16, raped and burned to death in India's Jharkhand state
Author: 0 Girl, 16, raped and burned to death in India's Jharkhand state

The incident is alleged to have taken place in a rural village in India's northeastern state of Jharkhand. The family said they approached the village council on Friday seeking justice, he told CNN . About 40 percent of the cases involve child rape. An 11-year-old girl was lured away from a wedding before being raped and murdered. The government is criticized for lack of policy, can prevent cases of sexual abuse and violence against children.

Global Surgeons dismiss Trump's London knife crime claims as 'ridiculous'
Author: 0 Surgeons dismiss Trump's London knife crime claims as 'ridiculous'

The President then mimicked a stabbing motion as he echoed the words "knives, knives, knives". According to the BBC , Trump may have used as inspiration a Radio 4 interview last month with a London trauma surgeon, Dr Martin P. In 2017, London's murder rate per 100,000 people was 1.2. New York City and the New York Police Department reported 335 homicides in 2016. Federal Bureau of Investigation crime data also shows London had a lower murder rate than every major American city in ...

Global Solid results for Labour as Conservatives falter in the local elections
Author: 0 Solid results for Labour as Conservatives falter in the local elections

We gained seats in different constituencies. The Tories also lost Trafford, their flagship council in the North West, to no overall control , with Labour now the largest party. "If they do, then though the Tories will be seen as Brexit's architect, Labour will be its bricklayer, and history is harsh when the house comes tumbling down", he said.

Global First parliamentary elections in nine years in Lebanon to be held
Author: 0 First parliamentary elections in nine years in Lebanon to be held

The vote was held under a new proportional system that has confused some voters and made the contest more unpredictable. Television broadcasts showed voters queuing at polling stations to cast their ballots. Wary of voters' apathy toward a vote unlikely to change much, he urged people to turn out in large numbers. "It's the first time for me, and we're excited".

Global Trump speaks with Britain's May on Iran, North Korea
Author: 0 Trump speaks with Britain's May on Iran, North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump , that intends to satisfy Kim during the next few weeks, he said can keep sanctions and pressure on the North and "perhaps not repeat the mistakes of past administrations" and it has said his challenging position had contributed to the breakthrough.

Global 23 dead in methane blasts at two Pakistan coal mines
Author: 0 23 dead in methane blasts at two Pakistan coal mines

A separate accident in the northern part of the Baluchistan region killed seven miners and injured two, government officials said. Chief inspector of mines Iftikhar Ahmad said the rescue operation overnight pulled out 11 injured miners. Two workers were rescued in an unconscious state, while bodies of two miners were recovered last night, an official said. At least 11 people were wounded.

Global Cambridge Analytica shutting down following Facebook scandal
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica shutting down following Facebook scandal

After halting app reviews in the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica crisis, Facebook reopened app reviews for Instant Games and Messenger apps on April 18. "There's an interest here in seeing if wrongdoing has occurred and people should be able to go after the wrongdoers and they should face whatever penalties they need to face", Collins said.

Global Join comic book heroes in town centre for bank holiday fun
Author: 0 Join comic book heroes in town centre for bank holiday fun

Memory Lane ComicsTop to bottom: Brothers Ben and Jake Motsinger at Memory Lane Comics in downtown Wilmington. Along with the aforementioned comics, Rowles plans to give away "DC Nation", a magazine that includes preludes to some of DC's future storylines involving characters like Batman and Catwoman, Justice League and Superman.

Global It Seems Mueller Just Doubled His Witness List For Manafort's Trial
Author: 0 It Seems Mueller Just Doubled His Witness List For Manafort's Trial

Manafort", Ellis told Mueller's team, suggesting that they lied about the scope of the probe and are seeking "unfettered power" to bring down the president. Manafort and his legal team are specifically looking for the judge in Alexandria, Virginia, to dismiss the latter indictment because it is not related to Mueller's Russian Federation investigation and exceeds the special counsel's authority.

Global New Jersey superintendent caught defecating on rival school's football field
Author: 0 New Jersey superintendent caught defecating on rival school's football field

The Holmdel Township Police Department said staff and coaches at the school were finding human feces on a daily basis , and the school resource officer acted with staff to monitor the area and identify the suspect. The district said unpaid leave would only occur, "in the face of indictments or tenure charges". The Asbury Park Press said he declined to answer questions from a reporter outside his home.

Global Thunderstorm kills over 100 in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan
Author: 0 Thunderstorm kills over 100 in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan

It also damaged electric poles and transformers, plunging parts of 20 districts of Uttar Pradesh state into darkness, state Relief Commissioner Sanjay Kumar said Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those killed in a dust storm which had hit parts of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan on Wednesday.

Global Giuliani will 'get his facts straight'
Author: 0 Giuliani will 'get his facts straight'

Giuliani did not consult every member of Trump's legal team before he spoke with Fox News, the New York Times reports . "As an example, 33,000 [of Mrs. Trump had previously denied all knowledge of the payment to Daniels, before admitting last week that Cohen struck a "deal" with the porn star on his behalf.

Global Trump slams Mueller, then says he would 'love' to be interviewed
Author: 0 Trump slams Mueller, then says he would 'love' to be interviewed

And it has everything to do with the president's state of mind during a key moment under the microscope: the firing of James Comey , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. The court system must be able to get a full picture of the facts of a criminal investigation. "If Trump and his team can delegitimize the Mueller investigation enough, then if he refuses to testify, or even if Mueller presents evidence that the President was involved in a crime, the President may avoid the ...

Global Thunderstorms, Strong Winds and a Cold Front to Blast Through Toronto
Author: 0 Thunderstorms, Strong Winds and a Cold Front to Blast Through Toronto

Plenty of sunshine is expected by late afternoon. There is also a chance of strong to severe thunderstorms for the area this afternoon and evening. The conditions could make driving high-profile vehicles risky, damage trees and power lines, and cause unsecured light objects to blow away, the weather service said.

Global Golden State Killer suspect Joseph DeAngelo expected in court
Author: 0 Golden State Killer suspect Joseph DeAngelo expected in court

Court records obtained by The Associated Press last week showed investigators convinced a judge in March 2017 to order the 73-year-old OR man to provide a DNA sample. Joseph James DeAngelo , the suspected " Golden State Killer ", appears in court for his arraignment on April 27, 2018 in Sacramento, California .

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