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No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Click through the gallery below to see the sneakers that got Cleveland back to the NBA Finals . "The best team in our league the last three years", James said of Golden State after the Cavaliers dispatched the Boston Celtics in a five-game Eastern Conference final. [Full Article...]

Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue The balloting is likely to spell the end of the 12-year tenure of conservative Tehran mayor Mohammad-Bagher Qalibaf, who stood in the presidential elections before withdrawing in favour of Rouhani's main challenger, the hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi . [Full Article...]

Trump Reportedly Told Russians Firing Comey Abated Pressure From Probe

Trump Reportedly Told Russians Firing Comey Abated Pressure From Probe However the White House said there would be no announcement Friday. "I hope that former Director Comey's testimony will help answer some of the questions that have arisen since Director Comey was so suddenly dismissed by the President", Warner said in the statement announcing the open hearing. [Full Article...]

Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators NBC News noted that while Kushner has drawn the attention of investigators, he's not been named a formal subject of the probe, like Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn . "Mr Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings". "He will do the same if he is contacted in connection with any other inquiry", she added. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande suspends Dangerous Woman world tour after Manchester attack

Ariana Grande suspends Dangerous Woman world tour after Manchester attack The brothers and father of the alleged Manchester bomber were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to multiple news outlets. The latest was a man in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, following police searches. The Chelsea soccer team announced it would cancel Sunday's victory parade in London that was to have celebrated the team's Premier League title win this season. [Full Article...]

Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter's poles

The Juno probe was able to see Jupiter from its poles, which revealed a very different picture of the planet than was possible with our usual view. By the third and fourth photo of the image, the polar region of the planet has rotated away, while wavy clouds are slowly coming into view at the planet's northern mid-latitude. [Full Article...]

Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Portugal Wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest Although Eurovision supposed to be non-political, this year's contest saw its share of political controversy. Russian Federation should have been the 43rd entrant in the show, but pulled out last month amid a row over its chosen singer, Julia Samoylova. [Full Article...]

Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel

Trump's First International Trip as President: Saudi Arabia, Israel According to Channel 2, the same official told members of Netanyahu's team that Trump's visit to the Western Wall was a private visit and also added: "No way, why is this your business?" (Yuri Kochetkov/Pool photo via AP, File). Before dinner at Netanyahu's residence on Monday, Trump avoided delving into details. He's going to be eating dinner with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ... [Full Article...]

A look at extremist attacks on Egypt's Coptic Christians

A look at extremist attacks on Egypt's Coptic Christians Witnesses say the gunmen opened fire on the group after stopping their bus and other vehicles, according to Reuters . No one has claimed responsibility for the shooting, which took place on the eve of Islam's holy month of Ramadan, but the attack bore the hallmarks of Islamic State . [Full Article...]

South Korea fires warning shots at North after 'drone' crosses border

South Korea fires warning shots at North after 'drone' crosses border The North has been also trying to develop nuclear missiles, which will be able to carry nuclear loads to the USA mainland. Pyongyang insists that the program is necessary to counter U.S. This comes amid escalated military tensions as North Korea conducted another ballistic missile launch Sunday, its eighth such test this year. Council members vowed to "fully and comprehensively" implement t... [Full Article...]

Confusion as Two Courts Give Conflicting Ruling on Ifeanyi Ubah's Release

Confusion as Two Courts Give Conflicting Ruling on Ifeanyi Ubah's Release Recall that the DSS stated that Ubah shunned NNPC's repeated demands for the product estimated to be worth N11bn in order to cause artificial scarcity of the product. Earlier, Mrs Ifeoma Esom, the Counsel to the defendant had also prayed the court to set aside it order of May 10 granting leave to the DSS to detain Ubah. [Full Article...]

Inside the flat where bomber Salman Abedi spent last evening

Inside the flat where bomber Salman Abedi spent last evening Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said these past few days have been "intense" for the officers and staff of the department but that they continue to make progress in the investigation. He said that his son visited Libya a month-and-a -half ago. As Rudd was speaking, the French interior minister was quoted as telling reporters that the attacker had proven links to Islamic ... [Full Article...]

Tusk: We must be 'tough, even brutal' on terror

Tusk: We must be 'tough, even brutal' on terror A leaders' declaration at the end of summit is not binding in nature. Japan was hoping to use the summit to push North Korea up the worldwide agenda with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe set to warn that the unpredictable regime in Pyongyang , "is a grave threat not only to East Asia but also to the world ". [Full Article...]

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea Solid fuel is harder to produce than liquid, but is more stable and can be transported in the missile tank to allow for a swift launch. The official Korean Central News Agency said the objective of the test was to verify technical indexes of the weapon system and examine its adaptability under battle conditions. [Full Article...]

Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

Did Trump really favor Macron in France? He shakes hands with Merkel and another world leader before shaking hands with Trump, which nearly seemed like a postscript to their aggressive handshake May 25. The most awkward, aggressive handshake ever? With the world's spotlight fixed on President Trump during his first trip overseas, every handshake, thumbs-up, smile, and shove has been analyzed by viewers around the world. [Full Article...]

Trump arrives at Vatican to meet with Pope

Trump arrives at Vatican to meet with Pope Trump was accompanied by his wife Melania , his daughter Ivanka , son-in-law Jared Kushner and several aides and met Pope Francis in Sala del Tronetto, the room of the little throne, on the second floor of Apostolic Palace where the Pope meets with guests. [Full Article...]

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city At least 31 militants from a group called Maute and 11 soldiers have been killed in heavy fighting that has caused thousands of civilians to flee Marawi , the army said. In January, the Philippine military tried to kill him in an airstrike, but he was only wounded. Automatic gunfire and explosions could be heard in the distance and plumes of black smoke rose from the direction of the city cen... [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi to visit strife-hit Saharanpur despite being denied permission

Rahul Gandhi to visit strife-hit Saharanpur despite being denied permission On Friday, the Uttar Pradesh ADG Law and Order Aditya Mishra had requested all political parties to steer clear of the violence-hit area until the situation returns to normal. Pramod Kumar Pandey has been appointed the new DM of Saharanpur, while Babloo Kumar will take over as the new SSP of the trouble-torn district. Congress leader P.L. [Full Article...]

Chaffetz resigning from Congress as of June 30

It now presents partisan awkwardness for its relationship to the Trump White House; just Wednesday, he threatened to subpoena a memo from former FBI director James Comey that alleged Trump tried to dissuade him from continuing an investigation into Michael Flynn. [Full Article...]

Telecom sector disappointed with 18% GST rates

The tax rates for services will be 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent - in line with those applying to goods. In a crucial meeting, the GST council in Srinagar today finalised the rates at which various commodities will be taxed once the one tax for all kicks in from July 1. [Full Article...]


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