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Golden State Warriors win the NBA Finals

But now, it appears that Danny Ainge and the C's will need to find a way to beat him and the rest of the Warriors in the NBA Finals. In the same tunnel where they celebrated a championship one year ago, Kyrie Irving waited for LeBron James to come off the court and the two Cleveland Cavaliers stars embraced. Read More »

Appears to confirm Comey's testimony on Flynn investigation

And, he added, the investigation being obstructed is of much greater significance to the country. I think it's clear that everything that went on in the Comey testimony was basically ridiculous. Trump asked Comey to "lift the cloud". In Thursday's testimony, Comey also confirmed that Trump had not been personally under federal investigation. Read More »

British cabinet discussed DUP talks

The Conservatives are considering an arrangement in which the Northern Ireland party backs May on the budget and her confidence motions. "Discussions are going well with the government and we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion", Foster tweeted. Read More »

President Trump said UK election results were 'surprising'

Final results gave May's Conservatives 318 seats to 262 for the Labour Party , led by Jeremy Corbyn . Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier tweeted that "negotiations should start when ready". The election was also filled with strategic mistakes, as for instance May's inability to show up for the national TV debate hosted by the BBC. The result calls into question May's future as leader of the party, and the country. Read More »

What the UK election earthquake means for the world

When May called the election in April, she did so with the Conservatives riding high in the polls, and the pound had surged on expectations that a big majority for the Conservatives would allow her to face down the so-called euroskeptics in her parliamentary ranks. Read More »

Trump Legal Team to File Complaint Over Comey Memos

Obstruction of justice requires the attempt to halt an investigation with a corrupt intent. "I hope you can let this go". "My primary consultant is myself, and I have, you know, I have a good instinct for this stuff". Typing out live reactions to his more than 1.6 million followers, Donald Trump Jr. cast his father as vindicated by Comey's testimony and responded to Comey's uncertainty about whether he was pressured to back down. Read More »

American Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From A North Korean Prison

United States officials then urged those with the ability to persuade Pyongyang to ratchet up the pressure to get him released, the source said. Before arriving this time, Rodman told reporters that Trump would be happy with the trip, since he was "trying to accomplish something that we both need", sparking speculation that he may be operating as an unofficial envoy. Read More »

Trump Claims 'Vindication' After Comey Testimony

According to local news site , Iohannis told journalists in Washington that the meeting was "very, very important". Trump fired Comey in May, setting off a series of events that eventually led the career law enforcement official to sit before senators on Thursday. Read More »

Donald Trump says James Comey lying, willing to testify under oath

Comey testified Thursday that he chose to pass on his notes of meetings with Trump to a Columbia professor friend of his to leak to the New York Times after perceiving the Trump tapes tweet as a threat. It was a riveting, televised portrait of President Donald Trump , one unrivaled in recent memory for its potential to undermine a presidency. The more likely, and more appropriate, remedy would be impeachment, in which case lawmakers would not be bound by the strict elements of the ... Read More »

The 1975 salute Manchester bombing victims with 'moment of noise'


Paramedics, firefighters, nurses and members of the Greater Manchester Police were also led out on stage by festival organisers Jon Drape and Sacha Lord. "Let's have a big round of applause". Matt Healy hugged the Mayor, then told the crowd: "I think we've all spent a lot of time mourning since what happened. Read More »

US Wholesale Prices Little Changed in May


The Producer Price Index , which measures input costs from the seller's perspective, was unchanged in May, down sharply from April's 0.5 per cent jump. The Fed is all but certain to raise interest rates by a quarter percent for the third time in seven months. Food costs fell 0.2 percent as the prices of fresh fruits and melons recorded their biggest drop since June 2010. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn could have been Prime Minister if it wasn't for Scotland

Instead of opting for a post-election shuffle, the Prime Minister retained key figures in her cabinet. "The mandate she's got is lost Conservative seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence ". Corbyn , beaming with hope, claimed on Twitter that the Labour party had "changed the face of British politics". But Graham Brady , who chairs the influential 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative lawmakers, said a "self-indulgent" party leadership campaign would only cause more ... Read More »

Mass evacuations as Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh

However, no casualty has been reported so far in the area, as residents have already been moved to shelters. Earlier yesterday, the Met Office in Bangladesh apprehended the threat level as moderate which intensified late evening yesterday. Read More »

Paul Ryan: Let Mueller Do His Job

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Tuesday that he sees no reason to fire Robert Mueller , the special counsel overseeing the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election. House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters Tuesday any talk about Trump wanting to rid himself of the special investigator amounts to "rumor". "I think he should let Bob Mueller do his job, do his job independently, and do his job quickly because I think that that's what he would want to ... Read More »

The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.01

Barclays Capital upgraded Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) on Tuesday, May 23 to "Equal-Weight" rating. Barometer Capital Management Inc acquired 184,250 shares as Toronto (TD)'s stock declined 12.05%. Investors of record on Monday, July 10th will be given a $0.444 dividend. This represents a $1.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.63%. Read More »

Hlaudi Motsoeneng told to pack his bags


The SABC is reporting that Motsoeneng was found guilty of all charges against him on Monday. "While Motsoeneng's dismissal is indeed to be welcomed, he must still be held accountable for his reign of terror at the SABC". "We so used to bad news, and utterly weird news, we forgot what normal process looks like!" Meanwhile, Motsoeneng has confirmed that he will meet his legal team to dissect the outcome of the disciplinary inquiry. Read More »

Ruth Davidson dismisses Scottish Tories breakaway claim

He insisted that the Scottish Government's proposals for remaining in the single market after Brexit remained in play and were a good starting point for fresh discussions this week at the Joint Ministerial Committee on EU Negotiations. "As a government we intend to continue to promote the 'Scotland's Place in Europe' document, and if others wish to do so they would be very welcome to join us. Read More »

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar rules out snap election


It is now expected that he will be elected Taoiseach on Wednesday after Kevin "Boxer" Moran and other members of the Independent Alliance confirmed they would support Mr Varadkar for Taoiseach. "There is now a strong opportunity for the parties in Northern Ireland to re-engage in discussions to form an executive", he said. "This is an exciting new chapter for the party and I intend to play a strong role in it". Read More »

UK's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is touted as the favourite to replace May should she be forced out, called on colleagues to rally behind her. A failure to gain support from the Northern Irish party would risk the Queen's Speech being voted down next week, and Jeremy Corbyn has said Labour will be pushing hard for that outcome. Read More »

Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Congress

The Justice Department has said that while Sessions was there, for a speech by Trump, there were no meetings or private encounters. As attorney general, Sessions has quickly worked to undo Obama-era policies. Conway stressed that Democratic Sen. "I don't think it compromises sources or methods or in any way harms America's position in the world, so we'll start with that", Wyden said. Read More »

Merkel says EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'


If the party lend its support to the Tories, it would be despite, not because of, the issue on which this election was held. "I don't think she does have a majority in the House of Commons for leaving the single market", she told Sky News . Read More »

Police find body in Thames; likely 8th London terror victim


He was stopped because he was carrying only a small backpack, a passport and a one-way ticket which caused authorities to become suspicious of his intentions. Nearly 50 were wounded. The van-and-knife attack also injured nearly 50 people who were enjoying their Saturday night in a crowded part of London known for its bars and restaurants. Read More »