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HRW condemns Israel's '50 years of occupation abuses'

After fifty years, the disastrous Pyrrhic repercussions of this military victory are intensifying as the occupation of the West Bank solidifies both on the ground and in the minds of many Israelis, Palestinians, and their leaders. The idea is that the threat of an increasingly assertive Iran will bring Israel and influential Gulf Arab states together, creating a chance of resolving the Israeli-Palestinian issue . Read More »

Stars want to keep Warriors together

Then they went 16-1 in the playoffs, beating the Cavs for the title in five games despite an historic performance by LeBron James . "All the pieces that we have are important to the equation of winning a championship and competing for a championship every single year". Read More »

Warriors Championship Parade Set for 10 am Thursday

It is a business. "I need to get off of my feet and let my joints and let my body kind of recover from being out on the floor for 14 straight years ". " You can talk about whatever you want to talk about, but nobody comes in and cares about the game or loves the game as much as I do or works as hard as do I at the basketball game". Read More »

Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come

One of the team's most high-profile stars, Stephen Curry , told reporters, however, that he doesn't want to go. Last year, they used part of it to give Richard Jefferson a larger salary than his minimum and a longer contract to second round pick Kay Felder but they will need to do more this year to stay competitive. Read More »

US Lawmaker Shot at Baseball Practice Remains in Critical Condition


Six people were transported to hospitals due to injuries sustained from the attack with Scalise being listed as being in critical condition following his surgery at Medstar Washington Hospital. Williams said that his staffer had already been released from the hospital and would make a full recovery. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi lashed out angrily at such comments. Read More »

United turn to Morata as Griezmann stays put


Atlético can not recruit. With my sporting adviser, Eric Olhats , we chose to stay. Yet United officials were fully aware that Griezmann would not make a move this summer if Atletico were unsuccessful in their bid to lift the transfer embargo imposed on them by Federation Internationale de Football Association after they broke rules over signing of junior players. Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open in Wisconsin


Also starting from the 10th tee, Fowler showed why he was among the pre-tournament favourites, returning a polished bogey- free effort that matched the lowest first round score in relation to par at a US Open . Option two involves the rain lightly sprinkling Erin Hills. Day's meltdown began when not one, but two chips from the first cut of rough behind the fourth green hit the top of the hill, then trundled back down to nearly where Day was standing. Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title


Playing in his 22nd Grand Slam final, Nadal triumphed in Paris without dropping a set for a third time. Nadal lost just 35 games across the fortnight as he swept to the title in familiar style, and concede just one solitary break point to Wawrinka in the final, which he duly defended. Read More »

Blimp crashes near US Open at Erin Hills

He was holding his own until the fescue ate him up on 15, then on 17, when he hit into the tall grass on the side of a steep hill and had to hit the next shot with the ball so far above his feet, he couldn't tell where it was going to go. On Thursday, Fowler got off to a strong start, birdieing three of his first five holes. Brian Harman , Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood - all looking for their first major titles - signed for 67. Read More »

Arsenal to play Leicester in opening game of the season

Their first match at Wembley against the champions Chelsea is one that is most likely to excite the fans.(Aug 19) Manchester City Manchester city begin their season campaign away at newly promoted Brighton. Tottenham's first Premier League match at Wembley sees Chelsea provide the opposition, in the pick of the following weekend's fixtures. Tottenham have perhaps the easiest run of fixtures following Champions League dates - at home to Swansea, Liverpool, Crystal Palace , West Brom ... Read More »

Blimp crashes while flying over US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin


Open golf tournament in Wisconsin deflated and crashed on Thursday, burning as it fell and injuring the pilot, authorities said . Erin - Rickie Fowler scored a record-equalling seven-under-par 65 to grab the early lead in a low-scoring opening round at the US Open on Thursday as world number one Dustin Johnson struggled to make an impact. Read More »

Steph Curry says he wouldn't go to the White House if invited

He walked away from a city, shoot, an entire state that treasured him, and a franchise committed and close to winning a title, to join an all-star team nearly guaranteed a championship. "I still feel like that today". "This is something that we want to continue to do, but for us to have these conversations that we had nearly a year ago and now being in this position, worth every shot we took in practice, fighting through injuries that he had this year, and it's an unbelievable feeling". Read More »

Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting


Two Capitol police exchanged gunfire with the lone gunman carrying a rifle, congressmen said. Matt Mika, Oakland county (Mich.) native and current director of government relations at Tyson Foods, was among those shot at the Congressional baseball practice this morning in Alexandria, VA. Read More »

Crosby, Pens cap fantastic year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup


Carl Hagelin (HAG'-lihn) sealed the win by scoring into an empty net with 14 seconds left. Murray also stopped Sissons on a breakaway midway through the second and also gloved a shot from Viktor Arvidsson later in the period. If you need him to shut down an opposing player, Crosby is up to it. It would have counted had referee Kevin Pollock not blown his whistle prematurely, costing the Preds an important 1-0 lead on a night when goals were so hard to come from. Read More »

Steph Curry To Likely Skip White House Visit If Invited

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to regain the NBA Championship with a 4-1 series win. "They have an incredible team". We were winning games but it was, just like, you know they were switching everything, they were... Read More »

Steph Curry Re-Creates DJ Khaled's 'Grateful' Album Cover After Finals Win

I probably won't", West said . I have no reason to look back at what I could have done or what I shouldn't have done or what I could have done better for the team. "But that guy is way over. So, this is the culmination of a year where they grew together and learned each other's games and got better and better all year, and it was just phenomenal to be part of". Read More »

Malik Monk to workout for 76ers on Thursday


I think I can, but I'm probably not", he said with a laugh. He had dinner with New York Knicks president Phil Jackson the night before his individual workout and spent most of the workout running through the triangle offense, he said, which is more evidence that the club plans to rely heavily on the offense next season. Read More »

Blimp at US Open Golf Tourney Catches Fire in Wisconsin

He punched the third back into the fairway but needed two more to get on the green and two to get down for his second seven. Schauffele had a chance to tie Fowler for the lead until his 12-foot birdie putt on the par-3 ninth slid by on the right. Read More »

Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the US Open


Pegged as the next man up should Mickelson follow through with his plan to withdraw from the Open to attend his daughter's high-school graduation, Diaz arrived in Wisconsin on Sunday and played nine holes Monday, 18 Tuesday and 5 1Ž2 on Wednesday, when his practice round was wiped out because of storms. Read More »

Fans line up early for Warriors celebration

Residents of Oakland , which lost one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a fatal warehouse fire. BART trains carried 548,076 riders during the 2015 victory parade, second only to the 586,061 who rode BART during the San Francisco Giants' 2012 World Series parade. Read More »

Lonzo Ball Needles Dad In Foot Locker Ad

We can only wonder now if the Big Baller Brand is going to get a prime spot on the shelves of Foot Locker locations around the country once Lonzo Ball's signature shoe is ready for the market. Jonathan Isaac , from Florida State, talks about how his father woke up early to drive him to faraway tournaments. Later in the commercial, Ball references LaVar Ball's debates with ESPN's Stephen A. Read More »

Blimp Crashes Near US Open Course in Wis.

It was a awful sight. The Open, one of golf's four majors, opened play Thursday at the course in Erin, Wisconsin. On the flip side, Billy Horschel made a quadruple-bogey nine on the opening hole, finding the water hazard left of the fairway off the tee. Read More »