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Record-breaking Cavaliers turn up the heat on Golden State

Jefferson said cavaliers had one goal going into the season and that is winning the championship and failing to win it, will make their season unsuccessful. In that game, Green wound up getting himself suspended for Game 5 after taking a swipe at LeBron James's midsection when he stepped over Green in the final minutes. Read More »

Passenger Jet Diverted to Germany Over Terrorism Statements

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Passengers flagged three men to the crew during the flight, asserting they overheard a " suspicious conversation ". After a check of baggage one or more items were destroyed by police. Officers questioned them "on the suspicion of the preparation of a serious state-threatening violence" and examined their mobile phones, but found no evidence they were planning an attack , according to police spokesman Christoph Gilles . Read More »

Anti-Shariah rally in Denver draws people from both sides

Marches against Islamic law have drawn larger counter-rallies in some USA cities. Santa Clara and San Jose police boosted staff and said they will monitor the events to prevent confrontations and violence. When President Donald Trump campaigned previous year, he said he wanted to test Muslims coming into America to make sure they don't want Sharia law to supersede the US Constitution. Read More »

Gingrich: Congress 'should abolish' special counsel after Comey testimony

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Donald Jr ., however, clarified it could not have been a direct request but more like the president said he hoped something will happen which is Comey's job to do. "The President , I think, if he's willing to insist upon his position, that should also be made under oath". Pressed on the issue Friday, Trump said "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future". Read More »

Kuwait calls for dialogue to resolve Gulf crisis

The emirate is also home to leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood , the Palestinian Hamas and the Afghan Taliban. One is the brother of the Gamaa Isalmiya assassin who killed Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat in 1981. Its flag carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey after being blocked elsewhere over the Middle East. Emirati officials also shut down the airline's offices in the UAE on Wednesday. Read More »

Crosby guiding Penguins closer to another title

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Jasmine Tyler, of Clarksville, Tenn., but who grew up in Export, Pa., reacts after a save by Pittsburgh Penguins Matt Murray , during a screening of Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the. The biggest save may very well have come as the Predators were trying to cash in on a golden 5-on-3 power-play opportunity in the third period. So Rinne will need to be at his best to give Nashville a chance at its first Game 7 and Pittsburgh's third this postseason. Read More »

AU chairman calls for 'dialogue' in Gulf crisis

Meanwhile, a Qatari human rights group plans to take legal action over what it says is "damage to citizens and the economy" from the Saudi-led blockade of the gas-rich Gulf state. The crisis is a major diplomatic test for the United States, which is a close ally of countries on both sides but has given mixed signals on whether to isolate Qatar or bring it into talks with other Gulf countries. Read More »

Talks between Conservative Party, DUP over power deal are 'ongoing'

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Earlier, Downing Street had said a preliminary agreement had already been secured. While May's top team has been left unchanged, she will have to fill gaps in her ministerial team after nine junior ministers lost their seats in what has been characterised as a disastrous election night for the ruling party, with the shock results going against every pre-election opinion poll forecast and the Jeremy Corbyn-led Opposition Labour faring far better than predicted. Read More »

Iran's Parl. Speaker Calls US "International ISIS"

Iran's intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said that 43 suspects had been arrested by Satursday night and that operations to identify more "terrorist cells" were under way. State TV broadcast the ceremony live. Iranian Police Chief Hossein Ashtari on Saturday also mentioned they had arrested around 60 suspects near Tehran , accused of having links to the deadly shootings and bombing. Read More »

General Election: Corbyn 'would be PM if not for Scotland'

The exit poll predicted the Conservatives would win 314 seats and the Labour Party 266, meaning no clear victor and a "hung parliament" . The Labour leader says: "I can still be Prime Minister". "Now, of course, if she's [May] got to be constantly making deals throughout this parliament, or indeed if she falls and there's a lot of negotiations or a lot of discussion as to whether she'll be leading this Conservative minority government". Read More »

Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on a Saudi Arabia-led bloc of Arab nations Friday to immediately ease their blockade of Qatar and urged all involved in the week-long Persian Gulf dispute to quickly resolve their differences, remarks that President Trump seemed to undercut less than an hour later. Read More »

Russia, US Willing to Help Settle Qatar Dispute

Saudi Arabia has closed Qatar's only land border, and Iran, as the closest country to Qatar, can export food products to the Arab country through a 12-hour shipping lane, he added. Qatar Petroleum's statement comes during the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf states in years. Bahraini foreign minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa said Saturday that he notified the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the updates on the Gulf crisis and the Qatari policies that caused the ... Read More »

Maharashtra government announces loan waiver; farmers call off protests

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Previously on June 3, the government had assured loan waivers for small land-owning farmers by October 31. While Chandrakant Patil and farm leaders did not say how many farmers, apart from indebted marginal agriculturalists, will benefit from the loan waiver, Maharashtra agriculture and co-operative department officials estimate that this number is in the range of 5 to 6 million. Read More »

Tax rates on pickles, insulin and school bags lowered

The Council also exempted children's picture, drawing books from 12 per cent proposed earlier, while lowering that for computer printers to 18 per cent from 28 per cent. The rate on notebooks has been cut to 12 per cent from 18 per cent. "These are items where job workers typically take the work home, and work on textile or diamond processing or jewellery work". Read More »

Resolve Qatar crisis via constructive talks

Amnesty International on 9 June criticised the measures against Qatar as sweeping and arbitrary and said they had split up families and destroyed peoples' livelihoods and education. Turkey and fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member the United States have also been at loggerheads regarding USA support the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia in the fight against Islamic State in Syria. Read More »

Britain's May sticks by top ministers after election saps authority

Conservative MPs are publicly airing their anger, some calling for her ouster and others demanding radical change in her style of leadership. "It's just how long she's going to remain on death row", former Conservative finance minister George Osborne, who was sacked by May when she became prime minister a year ago, told the BBC . Read More »

Curfew relaxed in Madhya Pradesh district

Curfew in the violence-hit Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh will be relaxed from 10 am to 6 pm, today. "The CM should have talked to all the farmers' organisations and thought about how this protest could have been calmed down", he said. Read More »

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan: Your labour won't go waste

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Earlier, Chouhan had hinted that he would end the fast soon after the families of the four farmers, who were killed in the police firing in Mandsaur, met Chouhan and requested him to call off his fast. "The families came, met me and told me that you don't need to fast". The curfew will remain in Pipliamandi police station area which is 15 km from Mandsaur district headquarters and where five farmers were killed in separate police firings during the agitation. Read More »

Qatar Lauds Russia's Offer on Food Supplies Amid Row With Arab States

In the first of a pair of tweets posted on the state-run ‎Saudi Press Agency, the Qataris are referred to as "brotherly people". Barcelona fans in Saudi Arabia could be punished with years in prison for wearing their team's jersey, while the club's Emirati fans could also face jail time and large fines for wearing Barca jerseys. Read More »

Brownback: Repealing Tax Cuts Will Drag State's Economy

Delegation members voting to override: Sens. Legislators have overridden the veto, and Ohaebosim and Highberger supported the effort. The House put together a coalition to complete an override of the governor's veto, striking that bell by a modest four-vote margin - 88-31. Read More »

Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

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Those who oppose statehood worry the island will lose its cultural identity and warn that Puerto Rico will struggle even more financially because it will be forced to pay millions of dollars in federal taxes. From the sidelines, she said she refuses to back the man who served 35 years in prison for his involvement with a group responsible for bombings that killed and maimed dozens of people. Read More »

Iran sends planes of food to Qatar after biggest suppliers cut ties

This comes after Amnesty International slammed the Gulf States for separating families amid the political dispute. While there was little additional information on the Ultimatum and more importantly what happens should Qatar not comply, Al Jazeera reported that Kuwait's emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, left Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after holding mediation talks with the Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz to try to defuse an escalating crisis between Arab countries and Qatar. Read More »