• Durant's shot sends perfect Warriors over Cavs in Game 3
Durant's shot sends perfect Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

After a missed corner three from Kyle Korver on a kick-out pass from James, Durant smoothly came down and buried the dagger to give the Warriors their first lead all fourth quarter. Too many of those shots weren't falling in Oakland. The problem with that, however, is that the rest of their team.well, let's just say 36 points is less than Clev...

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  • Comey: Trump Asked How FBI Could 'Lift The Cloud' Of Russia Probe
Comey: Trump Asked How FBI Could 'Lift The Cloud' Of Russia Probe

The testimony was released by the Senate Intelligence Committee at Comey's request. But while some said the statement was worrisome, Trump's lawyer said the president felt vindicated by Comey's testimony, because it confirmed that he was not under investigation with respect to the Russian Federation probe.

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  • Tuipulotu to miss Blues match vs Lions after lateness
Tuipulotu to miss Blues match vs Lions after lateness

Super Rugby's unbeaten leaders the Crusaders are expecting a "torrid night" against the British and Irish Lions on Saturday. "I've always said this and I still believe it, this is the best Lions side to come here". We have a mindset that we're never standing still and we're going to face a high-paced, intensity game against the Lions. "We also un...

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  • ISIS claims responsibility for two attacks that killed 12 in Iranian capital
ISIS claims responsibility for two attacks that killed 12 in Iranian capital

The semi-official ISNA news agency said all entrances and exit gates at parliament were closed and that lawmakers and reporters were ordered to remain in place inside the chamber during the siege. Its media wing, Amaq, claimed "fighters with the Islamic State" carried out the attack, but did not offer evidence. The Islamic State group has claim...

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  • Eric Trump: Democrats in Washington are 'not even people'
Eric Trump: Democrats in Washington are 'not even people'

If accurate, these figures are hard to reconcile with Eric Trump's claims that the charity is able to use the course for free and that many other expenses are donated. Steve Schmidt, a Republican commentator, said he wishes the Trump sons would stop defending themselves and their father because he believes their comments make situations worse...

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  • Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example
Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

But it says Russian military intelligence attacked a US voting software company and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials at the end of October or beginning of November. IL officials have asked local elections offices whether they used VR's software in 2016. By midday Wednesday, only one county said it had. Hackers wh...

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  • Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks 'repugnant'
Iran minister calls Trump's condolences for attacks 'repugnant'

The last major attack in Iran was in 2010 when a Sunni extremist group carried out a suicide attack against a mosque in Sistan-Baluchistan killing 39 people . Both Saudi Arabia and Iran accuse one another of policies that support extremists in the region. Iranian media says a man has opened fire inside the parliament building, wounding a secur...

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  • Iranian military blames Saudis after 12 killed in Tehran terrorist attack
Iranian military blames Saudis after 12 killed in Tehran terrorist attack

The United States on Thursday condemned the the twin terrorist attacks in Tehran earlier in the day that left at least 12 people dead and almost 40 wounded. Conflicting government statements say that Iranian security forces had killed the four assailants while other reports indicated that the assailants had been detained by police.

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  • Middle East trip 'already paying off' - Trump on Qatar-Arab League rift
Middle East trip 'already paying off' - Trump on Qatar-Arab League rift

Tightening pressure, Saudi Arabia's aviation authority revoked the license of Qatar Airways and ordered its offices to be closed within 48 hours, a day after the kingdom, the UAE and Bahrain closed their airspace to Qatari commercial flights.

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  • Saudi foreign minister says Gulf states alone can solve Qatar row
Saudi foreign minister says Gulf states alone can solve Qatar row

The president was responding to a regional crisis that began on Monday when Qatar's Persian Gulf neighbors severed economic and political ties with their neighbor in a move created to punish the tiny nation. Air Force in the region, is a pivotal hub in that network. Qatar is also a major regional diplomatic player and global investor and ...

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  • Armed cops evacuate Trafalgar Square this afternoon
Armed cops evacuate Trafalgar Square this afternoon

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed to Metro.co.uk that the incident was quickly stood down and is not considered to be terrorism-related. Bus services to the area were being terminated and traffic around the iconic tourist hotspot temporarily halted.

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  • Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran
Saudi ally Bahrain demands Qatar distance itself from Iran

Trump's comments were made despite the fact that Qatar is home to the largest U.S. military base in the Middle East, with at least 8,000 U.S. personnel based in the country. Banking sources said some banks from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain delayed letters of credit and other deals with Qatari banks after their governments cut diplomatic ti...

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  • Trump offers to broker resolution to Gulf diplomatic crisis
Trump offers to broker resolution to Gulf diplomatic crisis

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain issued statements cutting ties with Qatar on June 5. Speaking earlier to the BBC, Thani responded to Trump's tweets, denying any funding "of terrorism" and saying there was no "evidence that the Qatar government is supporting radical Islamists".

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  • Comey's testimony to put uncomfortable spotlight on Trump
Comey's testimony to put uncomfortable spotlight on Trump

Comey also testified in his written testimony that Trump, in a odd private encounter near the grandfather clock in the Oval Office , pushed him to end his investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Serving under Trump, however, means serving Trump and doing whatever he asks out of fealty and respect. For the moment we c...

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  • Al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base kills nearly 70 people
Al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base kills nearly 70 people

Residents in the area reported chaotic scenes, with fighters beheading several civilians they encountered. Close to 70 people were killed, though an exact death toll was not yet available, Mohamed says. "There are dead bodies and wounded soldiers being brought to the hospital", Hussein Dirie, an elder resident, said. Major Mohamed Abdi, a Puntl...

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  • How Donald Trump accidentally greenlighted a Saudi-led foreign crisis
How Donald Trump accidentally greenlighted a Saudi-led foreign crisis

The three Sunni Gulf countries - Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE - along with Egypt accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region because of its ties to their Shiite rival, Iran , and its support for groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas .

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  • Snowden blasts USA over arrest of alleged NSA whistleblower
Snowden blasts USA over arrest of alleged NSA whistleblower

The FBI has seized a long list of documents, computer equipment and other items from the Augusta home of the federal contractor who has been charged in the National Security Agency leak case. The Air Force veteran accused of leaking classified NSA documents was "terrified" that the federal agents who arrested her over the weekend were "go...

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  • Attacker blows himself up in front Iran parliament
Attacker blows himself up in front Iran parliament

It identified them only by their first names, saying it did not want to release their last names due to security and privacy concerns for their families. It was unclear where the 12 fatalities cited by IRNA and other Iranian media occurred and whether they included the attackers. It also said a security guard was killed and four people wounded ...

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  • Qatar hit by ratings downgrade over blockade crisis
Qatar hit by ratings downgrade over blockade crisis

US and European officials said that while United States government agencies and experts were convinced that the news agency and the Qatari government's Twitter feed were hacked, they have not yet determined who did the hacking. "It's as if life has been flipped on its head", said al-Fassi, the Saudi professor who teaches Gulf Affairs and Women's ...

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  • On eve of election, May tries to put focus back on Brexit
On eve of election, May tries to put focus back on Brexit

We cannot and must not pretend that things can continue as they are. It is a stunning turnaround for both leaders. Up until a few weeks ago, a landslide for the Conservatives looked to be in the bag. If the figures in the ComRes poll are replicated on Thursday, projections indicate a concrete 74-seat majority - the largest the Conservat...

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  • Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing
Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing

The Ministry of Public spokesman Wahid Majroh confirmed that 80 people were killed and over 350 others were wounded in the attack. The Australian embassy was put into lockdown but a Defence Department spokesman said all Australian personnel deployed to Afghanistan had been accounted for.

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  • Iran FM Zarif slams 'repugnant' Trump statement on Tehran attacks
Iran FM Zarif slams 'repugnant' Trump statement on Tehran attacks

Dozens of people were wounded in the attacks, which ended after a standoff lasting several hours as the gunmen holed up in parliamentary office buildings. Daesh is a Salafist Sunni group, and of course, Iran is Shi'a, so from one point of view, this is just another operation in the millennium-long fight between the Sunni and Shi'a branches of Isl...

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  • Qatar must 'change policies': Saudi foreign minister
Qatar must 'change policies': Saudi foreign minister

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain revoked the license of Qatar Airways on Tuesday and ordered its offices to be closed within 48 hours, a move that analysts said would cost the carrier millions of dollars of revenue. Qatar is home to a large US military base. Trump spoke with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, according to...

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  • Trump speaks to Qatar Emir; offers to mediate Gulf crisis
Trump speaks to Qatar Emir; offers to mediate Gulf crisis

Qatar was also expelled from a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Turkey's parliament has begun debating legislation for increased military cooperation with Qatar in an apparent move to support the country amid its dispute with Saudi Arabia and other regional nations.

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  • Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Attacks on Prominent Iranian Sites
Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Attacks on Prominent Iranian Sites

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say Saudi Arabia was behind twin attacks in Tehran that killed at least 12 people and injured 43. "What is the one country in the Middle East that has not been attacked by ISIS? One". A security guard and one other person were killed when four gunmen burst into Tehran's parliament complex with rifles and a pistol, ac...

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  • Iran rejects US statements on attacks in Tehran
Iran rejects US statements on attacks in Tehran

Zarif added the terrorists targeted "what their masters despise most: the seat of democracy". Others also drew a link to Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, which Iran accuses of funding IS. "I was passing by one of the streets". "The terrorists had explosives strapped to them and suddenly started to shoot around", said the shrine's overseer, Mohamm...

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  • Russia Rejects Claims It Planted Fake Stories That Caused Qatar Crisis
Russia Rejects Claims It Planted Fake Stories That Caused Qatar Crisis

Tensions between Qatar and Saudi Arabia - a Middle East heavyweight - bubbled to the surface two weeks ago when Qatar said its state-run news agency and its Twitter account were hacked to publish a fake story claiming the emir , Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, had called Iran "a regional and Islamic power that can not be ignored".

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  • Ex-FBI chief Comey says Trump pressured him on Russian Federation probe
Ex-FBI chief Comey says Trump pressured him on Russian Federation probe

About an hour before Just's tweet, the Senate Intelligence committee released the testimony that fired FBI Director James Comey prepared for the panel's hearing Thursday. The unusual nature of his testimony was laid bare the following week when Attorney General Loretta Lynch declined to answer numerous same questions Comey received.

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  • Third London Bridge terrorist named as Moroccan-Italian — UNMASKED
Third London Bridge terrorist named as Moroccan-Italian — UNMASKED

He was, however, placed on a Europe-wide watch list making it hard for him to travel to Syria . Zaghba , 22, had been notified to British and Moroccan authorities by Italian intelligence a year ago when Italian police intercepted him in March 2016 at Bologna Airport with a one way ticket for Istanbul, two officials said on condition of anonym...

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  • 10000 evacuated as fire rages in SA coastal resort
10000 evacuated as fire rages in SA coastal resort

On Wednesday, a family of three - a woman, her husband and their child - died in a fire in Rheenendal, outside Knysna. Thousands of people have been left homeless, according to Western Cape officials, with the millions living in shanty towns the hardest hit.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn refuses to disclose on retaliatory nuclear strike
Jeremy Corbyn refuses to disclose on retaliatory nuclear strike

Labour's national elections co-ordinator Andrew Gwynne defended Mr Corbyn's refusal to order a first nuclear strike, insisting the deterrent would still work if countries knew the United Kingdom had the weapon and would use it in retaliation.

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  • Trump to Iran: states backing terror risk 'falling victim' themselves
Trump to Iran: states backing terror risk 'falling victim' themselves

Armed militants, some apparently dressed as women and equipped with suicide vests, stormed the Parliament building in Tehran , Iran , Wednesday morning around 10:30 a.m. When Trump ultimately broke his silence, though, his message snuffed out whatever goodwill American diplomats may have wanted to convey . Iran says the attackers who killed 1...

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  • Legal experts say Trump comments inappropriate, maybe worse
Legal experts say Trump comments inappropriate, maybe worse

Trump's erratic tweets may have already damaged his effort to restore his travel ban and provided more ammunition for legal opponents of the ban, which had been shot down by two federal courts, The Washington Post's Matt Zapotosky reported this week .

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  • Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164
Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164

Heavy seasonal rains - which this year came after one of Sri Lanka's worst droughts in 50 years - often hit the island nation hard at this time of year, generating uncertainty in the agricultural sector, a major source of resources in the country.

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  • Georgian leaders condemn Tehran terror attacks
Georgian leaders condemn Tehran terror attacks

In a statement , the Ministry voiced Syria's full solidarity with the leadership, government and people of Iran and its condolences to the families of the victims. Iran's intelligence ministry said on Thursday five of the attackers who died in the assault had been identified as Iranians who had joined the hardline Sunni Muslim militants of Isla...

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