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Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party

The X factor was Kevin Durant , who won the first championship of his illustrious career and was crowned Finals MVP, recording more than 30 points in each game of the series. Durant appeared to commit his third foul on the play, but the officials let it go and the game quickly turned. "I left everything out on the floor every single game for five games in this Finals, and you come up short". Read More

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Queensland set to abandon 'pick and stick' after game one nightmare

The clean-out is unlike Queensland , who are known for their loyalty and "pick and stick" mentality - but Tallis says the changes are needed and have been a long time coming. "He is the current Australian winger". The size, he is more suited for the forwards. The Blues outplayed the Maroons counterparts in last month's series opener, however a loss in Sydney next week would send them to a decider at Suncorp Stadium, culminating in Johnathan Thurston's representative farewell on July 12. Read More

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Fresh questions for Sessions - and he'll answer in public

Fresh questions for Sessions - and he'll answer in public

The intelligence panel "is the most appropriate forum for such matters, as it has been conducting an investigation and has access to relevant, classified information", he added. Meetings 1 and 2 had already slipped Sessions' mind. During that meeting, Comey said Trump asked him to stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn , who had been forced to resign the day before after failing to disclose meetings with the Russian ambassador. Read More

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US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has confirmed that he will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee next week to testify over his dealings with Russian officials, the media reported. Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer of NY said on CBS' Face the Nation he would take Trump up on his offer to testify under oath about his conversations with Comey , inviting the president to testify before the Senate. Read More

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US Senator Bernie Sanders hails Corbyn's stance against elites in United Kingdom elections

US Senator Bernie Sanders hails Corbyn's stance against elites in United Kingdom elections

A number of hacked emails that showed up in Wikileaks, showing Democratic National Committee members plotting ways to undercut Sanders, would tend to buttress that belief. Yet this is clearly what Sanders is imposing on Vought. Senator Sanders wanted to know from Vought if he thought all the Muslims in America and all the non-Christians around the world including the Jews were going to be damned. Read More

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Zille's tweets costing DA support of black constituency

Zille's tweets costing DA support of black constituency

Zille was suspended earlier this month from all party activities‚ pending the outcome of a disciplinary hearing for bringing the party into disrepute. The alternative was to become embroiled in a protracted legal battle in the lead-up to the 2019 election. She said although she would not be involved in party decision-making any longer, she would be on the ground campaigning for the DA. Read More

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Sessions' interrogation will be public

The attorney general is also expected to push back on the notion that he committed perjury when he denied having had any communications with Russians during the presidential campaign previous year, the source said . Comey testified that the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign did not extend to Trump himself during the time Comey was leading the FBI. Read More

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McDonald's To Use Snapchat To Hire 250000 Employees For Summer

McDonald's To Use Snapchat To Hire 250000 Employees For Summer

They can then swipe up to visit McDonald's career page in Snapchat and apply for a job at their local restaurant. "We're always looking for new and innovative ways to find job seekers". McDonald's and its independent franchisees strive to offer a work environment that sets employees up for success at McDonald's and beyond... with education programs like Archways to Opportunity®, which gives employees in participating restaurants an opportunity to earn a high school diploma, receive upfront ... Read More

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APN Statement Marking 50 Years of Israel Occupation

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) criticized Guterres's "incomplete and misleading" comments, saying the Six-Day War anniversary "cannot be viewed in a vacuum". The Palestinians' determination to live freely in an independent state has never died out. No one wants to to abandon the two-state solution. The idea of pursuing peace now with willing Gulf States appeals to the right-wing Israeli government and many of its supporters in the policy community, for two reasons. Read More

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Vladimir Putin Says the U.S

Vladimir Putin Says the U.S

Putin repeatedly rejected claims that Russian hackers had acted to help Trump win the election ― an assertion that has been substantiated by multiple USA intelligence agencies. "I think he would be on shaky legal ground, to say the least", Warner told CNN's "State of the Union", citing Trump's public comments about his conversations with Comey. Read More

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Trump to Take Questions at News Conference One Day After Comey Testimony

Comey said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about the reasons for his firing. "Lordy, I hope there are tapes", Comey said during his testimony - a quote that quickly became a highlight of the hearing. He also offered a blunt assessment Friday of Comey's testimony before the Senate intelligence panel. Read More

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Trump calls on Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Trump calls on Qatar to stop funding terrorism

Trump got to know many Gulf leaders during his trip to Saudi Arabia last month during which he attended a summit of Gulf Cooperation Council nations. Donald Trump praises the blockade. Tillerson is calling on Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to immediately ease their blockade on Qatar. He said families were being separated, children removed from school and Qataris forced to deal with food shortages. Read More

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Uber board adopts all recommendations from Eric Holder investigation

Eric Alexander , who oversaw business in Asia, departed amid reports of the India rape controversy last week . Full view will be published shortly. The report notes that Michael appears to be a close confidant of Kalanick. An Uber insider said the recommendations in Mr Holder's report include introducing more control on spending, human resources and other areas where executives led by Mr Kalanick have had an unusual degree of autonomy for a company of Uber's size. Read More

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Moscow braces for anti-corruption protests

Moscow braces for anti-corruption protests

Demonstrations of several hundred to more than 2,000 were reported in cities across the country. Navalny then laid the groundwork for the June 12 rallies, crisscrossing Russian Federation to open campaign offices and meet volunteers, many who have known no national leader other than Putin . Read More

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Oscar-winner Oliver Stone brings Putin to US television

The Russian president added that it was necessary to "solve two problems: to find the right people and delegate responsibilities to them". "You need to understand that this is just election rhetoric, we will come to agreement with you later.' But sacrificing global relations in the course of current political processes is, I believe, a big mistake". Read More

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Italian Minister: US, G-7 Far Apart on Paris Climate Deal

She said Canada remains "deeply disappointed" in the USA move to abandon the accord, and that it was "very sad" to see the Americans reduced "to a footnote on climate actions". Other issues included were the role of multilateral development banks in the implementation of the Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement, which was also left by United States, environmental tax reform, environmental policies and employment, as well as universities and business for sustainable development. Read More

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US official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit

US official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit

While the USA signed on to the document, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt included an addendum that makes clear America will not participate in the Paris pact. United States Environment Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt attends the opening of a two-day G7 summit on the environment, in Bologna, Italy , Sunday, June 11, 2017. Read More

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Irish Sinn Fein Leader Rules Out Taking Seats in Parliament

Talks on that proposal are contionuing today, with DUP leader Arlene Foster set to meet Prime Minister Theresa May tomorrow. The Conservatives, whose full formal name is the Conservative and Unionist party, has had long links with unionist parties in Northern Ireland but its former traditional partner in the region - the more moderate Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) - was wiped out. Read More

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Trump Says He May Soon Reveal Whether Tapes Exist of Comey Conversations

Also, if he concluded that Trump wanted something from the Flynn comment, then why wouldn't he feel the same way when former Attorney General Loretta Lynch told him not to use the word "investigation" when they discussed their pending email investigation? White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders also defended Trump , responding to Comey's assertion that the president had repeatedly lied. Read More

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Theresa May unveils new Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as deputy PM

Theresa May unveils new Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as deputy PM

In October a year ago a report emerged that he was among a number of Cabinet ministers who had aligned with Chancellor Philip Hammond to caution Mrs May against a hard Brexit. The former justice secretary was sacked by Mrs May in one of her first acts as Prime Minister after he effectively scuppered the Tory leadership hopes of Boris Johnson - his fellow Vote Leave campaigner - by withdrawing his support and announcing his own candidacy. Read More

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Simona Halep could win first Grand Slam at French Open: Mary Pierce

Ostapenko, whose average forehand speed of 76 miles per hour this tournament has eclipsed that of Andy Murray (73), continued to let fly with a bombardment of winners and errors . The 20-year-old defeated the Swiss 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3 yesterday to stay on course for a first WTA title. Halep, 18 centimetres shorter than her opponent, made up for the height difference with her smooth shot-making, and eventually had too many tricks in her bag for the one-dimensional Pliskova. Read More

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UKIP leader resigns after party fails to elect a single MP

UKIP leader resigns after party fails to elect a single MP

In comments to reporters, he also said the party was "a victim of its own success". And that was one of the better results for the party across the region. Although he has backed Mr Nuttall throughout, Mr Farage has kept his distance from the campaign. With Nuttall gone and rumours circulating about who his successor may end up being, the future looks bleak for Ukip. Read More

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