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Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

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LeBron James has admitted that he is chasing the ghost of Michael Jordan and at this time of year LeBron usually has more to lose than any player in the NBA Finals . Cleveland won by one point on Christmas Day and Golden State prevailed by 35 points on January 16. "You've got one guy with 12 years, first Finals appearance, and another guy 14". Read More »

Philippines forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

Let us fight". "Right now, he is still inside (the city)", Gen. Eduardo Ano told The Associated Press. Thirteen soldiers, two policemen and 31 militants have died in the fighting, according to authorities. A priest and several worshippers were taken hostage. Hapilon, an Islamic preacher, was once a commander of the Abu Sayyaf militant group who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in 2014. Read More »

Booby-trap blast injures former Greek PM Papademos

Former Prime Minister of Greece Lucas Papademos was wounded today in Athens in an explosion in his vehicle. The 69-year-old president of the Athens Academy, who served as interim prime minister from November 2011 to May 2012, was slightly injured from the blast of a booby-trapped envelope while riding his vehicle in the center of the Greek capital. Read More »

Jared Kushner wanted a back channel with Russian Federation

Sources have told Fox News that any discussions about back channels likely would have been about facilitating one between then-NSA Director Michael Flynn and Russian generals to discuss the Syrian conflict and possible co-operation in the war against ISIS because Russian generals would likely not be inclined to speak over an unsecure line about anything substantive. Read More »

Donald Trump Shuns Press Conference, Celebrates Successful Foreign Trip with American Troops

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This will be nine days. "And I think we hit a home run no matter where we are". "We're thrilled to be here right now and we're getting on that very big plane and we're heading back to Washington and the United States", Trump added. "You are protecting us, and we will always remember that, and we will always, always protect you", Trump, who returned to Washington DC at 9 p.m. Saturday, said. Read More »

Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'

Many believed Rouhani has crossed red lines. Doing business in Iran continues to be complicated, when not illegal. The elections have also shown, once again, that Iran is a functioning state, despite the religious character of its republic. Read More »

Salvador Sobral Of Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest

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Kristian Kostov , 17, has become the youngest contestant in Eurovision to reach this stage. Ukraine won last year's Eurovision with its Crimean Tatar entry Jamala. The latest edition of the contest, that began in 1956 with just seven countries, offered the usual wacky stage acts and cheesy beats. "I'm very proud that Ukraine has hosted the Eurovision Song Contest at such a high level", Zhenia Halych, lead artist of the Ukrainian band O.Torvald, told a Eurovision news conference ... Read More »

Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

When he finally got a hold of Macron, Trump let him know all about it. Needless to say, Trump and Macron are going to be seeing a lot more of each other over the next several years. The French official described an amiable rapport that the two leaders have swiftly struck. When the two leaders met, Mr Trump was fulsome in his congratulations on Mr Macron's election victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen , saying he had run "an incredible campaign and had a tremendous victory". Read More »

Charles Krauthammer: Trump must focus on right objectives

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Trump became the first sitting US president to visit Jerusalem's Western Wall, or Wailing Wall, a holy site for Jewish people. "Cucks be like, WTF, we love Trump now!" tweeted Richard Spencer, alt-right leader and white nationalist on Tuesday, demonstrating his frustration at the satisfaction he suspects liberals will feel at the sight of Trump visiting the Wall ("cuck" derives from "cuckold"). Read More »

Four people in custody over Manchester bomb attack

The elder Abedi told The Associated Press by telephone from Tripoli: "We don't believe in killing innocents. This is not us". In Libya , authorities arrested Abedi's father and younger brother. Concert promoter Live Nation said in a statement that ticket holders will get refunds. France's interior minister said Abedi is believed to have also traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with ISIS . Read More »

Gunmen kill at least 26 Coptic Christians in central Egypt

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State television quoted a health ministry official as saying a "large number" of the victims were children. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for previous attacks against Egypt's Christians, which comprise about 10 percent of the population. Read More »

Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders

The summit was to start on Friday with a ceremony at an ancient Greek theatre perched on a cliff overlooking the sea, before the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States begin talks on terrorism, Syria, North Korea and the global economy. Read More »

Soldiers launch attacks in besieged Philippine city

Soldiers, supported by tanks, moved through streets and houses as they scoured three villages in the area where the gunmen were reported to be moving around. "It has transmogrified into invasion by foreign terrorists who heeded the clarion call of the ISIS to go to the Philippines if they find difficulty in going to Iraq or Syria". Read More »

Bipartisan Pressure Mounts on Trump to Stay in Paris Agreement

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Mr. Trump, who vowed during his campaign to withdraw from the accord, has said he'll make a decision after he returns home from the G-7 summit in Italy. Government surveys have consistently shown over well over two thirds of people want to see a wider roll out of renewable energy technologies, while a number of recent surveys have shown a majority of Conservative voters want to see environmental protections maintained or strengthened post-Brexit. Read More »

'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican

Pope Francis poses with U.S. President Donald Trump (2nd R) his wife Melania (C), Jared Kushner (L) and Ivanka Trump (2nd L) during a private audience at the Vatican, May 24, 2017 . McMaster. The visit began with a handshake after each man arrived, Trump in a lengthy motorcade, Francis in a Ford Focus. "Well, I will be reading them", Mr Trump said . Read More »