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Chris Paul gives Steph Curry the shimmy treatment Chris Paul gives Steph Curry the shimmy treatment
- May 26, 2018

Saturday night, but word is already getting out that he won't make it. "It was well deserved", Curry said. Draymond Green made a three-pointer with just over minute left to get Golden State within one. "I have no idea", Kerr said Friday morning. And then with what we've put out there on the floor the last two games, it could have easily been two wins. (more...)
Richie Incognito In Gym Altercation, Cops Called Richie Incognito In Gym Altercation, Cops Called
- May 26, 2018

He's not well", the person who called 911 said. "I care about all of our players and I'm concerned about all of our players", McDermott said. No arrest was made because investigators could not prove that Incognito had intentions of hurting anyone despite throwing both the tennis ball and weight. (more...)
Morgan Freeman apologises amidst sexual harassment claims Morgan Freeman apologises amidst sexual harassment claims
- May 25, 2018

Morgan Freeman has issued a public apology after eight women came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against the Hollywood veteran. In total, 16 people spoke to CNN , eight of them victims of harassment; the other eight had witnessed or heard about the harassment. (more...)
2 detained over brawl before Champions League final 2 detained over brawl before Champions League final
- May 25, 2018

The Real Madrid vs Liverpool Champions League final will be telecast live on the Sony Network. Cristiano Ronaldo insists it is pointless comparing him with Liverpool star Mohamed Salah as they are "completely different" players. "The most important thing is to maintain that level, to (keep) doing what I've done next season as well", he said. "But of course, I will be really happy to win the Champions League". (more...)
Will Go-Jek's expansion into new markets bring back ride-hailing competition? Will Go-Jek's expansion into new markets bring back ride-hailing competition?
- May 25, 2018

Today, Go-Jek officially announced that it will invest about US$500 million (S$672 million) to enter four new markets - Singapore , Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines - within the next four months. We believe the best way for us to expand internationally is by partnering with talented local teams who share our vision and know exactly what will work best in their home countries. (more...)
Black woman eyes Georgia seat Black woman eyes Georgia seat
- May 25, 2018

But the very different strategy pursued by Stacey Abrams looks like the future of biracial Democratic politics in the South: a strongly progressive (though not abrasively so) African-American who can expand turnout among a rising minority population while still appealing to increasingly liberal white Democratic and independent voters as well. (more...)
Virat Kohli has a challenge for PM Modi and it's pretty interesting! Virat Kohli has a challenge for PM Modi and it's pretty interesting!
- May 24, 2018

Kohli's arrival at the Kia Oval was set to create a flurry of interest in the domestic game - and doubtless generate considerable revenue for Surrey - as well as helping the 29-year-old prepare for India's tour of England later this summer. (more...)
Suspect in deadly fake emergency call headed to trial Suspect in deadly fake emergency call headed to trial
- May 24, 2018

Andrew Finch was fatally shot after he opened his door. Also charged were the two gamers playing Call of Duty: WWII online that led to the " swatting ", a practice in which a person makes a false report to get emergency responders to descend on an address. (more...)
Brazil's Douglas Costa picks up injury while Neymar gets back to training Brazil's Douglas Costa picks up injury while Neymar gets back to training
- May 24, 2018

He underwent surgery in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte on March 3 and is now in the final phase of his recovery, according to the Brazil team's medical staff. Lasmar said Costa picked up the injury during Juventus' 2-1 win against Verona last weekend. Costa is a doubt for Brazil's first warm-up match ahead of the World Cup, with Croatia their opponents on June 3 at Anfield. (more...)
Rockets eye shot to take series lead Rockets eye shot to take series lead
- May 24, 2018

And three, LeBron James realizes that with Golden State out of the way, he can actually win another title and continue his campaign for the greatest that ever was. The Rockets can not allow the Warriors to get going in transition. The series now becomes a best of three, with Houston holding homecourt advantage for two of the three games. (more...)
All 800-plus SPAD personnel to be absorbed into JPJ All 800-plus SPAD personnel to be absorbed into JPJ
- May 24, 2018

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Wednesday announced the Land Public Transport Commission (Spad), which led negotiations for the HSR, will be abolished and its tasks carried out by the Transport Ministry instead. It would allow vehicle owners to bid for special plate number without having to be present at the RTD office. "The system will improve efficiency and increase revenue for the government", he said at his ministry today. (more...)
Comcast Is Prepping 'Superior' All-Cash Offer for Fox Assets Comcast Is Prepping 'Superior' All-Cash Offer for Fox Assets
- May 24, 2018

The bidding war is over Fox assets - not including Fox News Channel or Fox Business Network - that Disney in December said it would purchase for Dollars 52.4 billion. Any takeover attempt by Comcast would be likely to face regulatory scrutiny, as will Disney's offer. Today's Nerdist News is all about the potential threat to the Disney and Fox merger. (more...)
EU's GDPR will change the way personal data is handled worldwide EU's GDPR will change the way personal data is handled worldwide
- May 24, 2018

Failure to comply with GDPR attracts degrees of penalties which can be up to €20 million or 4% of the worldwide annual revenue. A "patchwork of national and regional watchdogs across the 28-nation bloc" will be responsible for overseeing compliance, Reuters said. (more...)
Serena Denied Seeding For French Open Return Serena Denied Seeding For French Open Return
- May 24, 2018

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) confirmed on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT) that its seedings would be based on the latest WTA rankings. The decision not to seed Williams has attracted criticism from players past and present but at least at Wimbledon the same dilemma is unlikely to arise if Williams, seven-time champion on the grass, plays this year, whatever her ranking. (more...)
Jared Kushner now has permanent security clearance Jared Kushner now has permanent security clearance
- May 24, 2018

Mueller III's team on a wide range of topics including Trump's firing of FBI Director James B. Comey, according to a person briefed on the matter. Kushner lost his access to the country's deepest secrets when White House chief of staff John Kelly downgraded Kushner's clearance due to questions that arose during Kushner's background briefing. (more...)
Italy's Conte remains League, 5-Star candidate for prime minister: Di Maio Italy's Conte remains League, 5-Star candidate for prime minister: Di Maio
- May 23, 2018

The New York Times earlier today questioned Conte's curriculum vitae, which says that he stayed from 2008 to 2012, every summer and "for periods of not less than a month, at New York University, to flawless and update his studies". Five Star said in a statement that Conte in his CV "clearly wrote that he perfected and updated his studies at New York University. For a professor of his level, the opposite would have been unusual", the movement said. (more...)
Jastine Valdez murder suspect left note saying 'sorry' in his auto Jastine Valdez murder suspect left note saying 'sorry' in his auto
- May 23, 2018

Gardaí are examining a blood-stained note found in Hennessy's vehicle after his death. Her suspected kidnapper Mark Hennessy, 40, a married father-of-two from nearby Bray, was shot dead by Gardaí in Dublin on Sunday night. The couple moved to Ireland in 1985 from the province of Nueva Vizcaya, before Jastine - who had been living with her grandparents - moved over to live with them three years ago. (more...)
Trump says 'spies' in campaign would be unprecedented Trump says 'spies' in campaign would be unprecedented
- May 23, 2018

We're trying to get clarification from the department", Schiff said. Sanders said on Tuesday that no Democrats were attending the meeting because they had not asked to attend. With his demand, Trump entered into the realm of applying presidential pressure on the Justice Department regarding an investigation into his own campaign - a move few of his predecessors have made. (more...)
President Trump Approves New Sanctions On Venezuela President Trump Approves New Sanctions On Venezuela
- May 22, 2018

Mr Maduro has presided over one of the biggest economic meltdowns in the region's history. However, it stopped short of imposing sanctions on oil sales, which would have crippled the country's economy. He said "permanent dialog" is needed with the entire opposition so that Venezuela could set aside political disputes. The victory of Chavismo in Venezuela is a beacon of hope for the rest of the continent whose countries are deeply submerged in regressive neoliberal projects that use ... (more...)
After school shooting, Texas governor calls off gun raffle After school shooting, Texas governor calls off gun raffle
- May 22, 2018

They hope not only to create a safe environment at school, but also that their message will travel with students wherever they go. "Wait till that phone call comes in, until you know they're safe", he said. But over the course of 30 minutes, the shooter killed 10 people and injured 10 others. Barnes underwent emergency surgery for a shotgun blast to the arm and remains hospitalized. (more...)
The price of Elon Musk's Tesla Model 3 just more than doubled The price of Elon Musk's Tesla Model 3 just more than doubled
- May 22, 2018

Analysts say Tesla's future growth hinges on the success of the Model 3 , its most affordable vehicle to date at a base price of $35,000. Musk , however, boasted the Model 3 would be faster and easier to handle. If Model 3 is suddenly a high-end vehicle, then Tesla, whose other offerings start around that price, would be more comparable to Maserati than to Chevy, which is producing a $36,620 electric auto. (more...)
Andy Serkis: 'Mowgli' much closer to Rudyard Kipling's book Andy Serkis: 'Mowgli' much closer to Rudyard Kipling's book
- May 22, 2018

The first trailer for Mowgli , the upcoming adaptation of The Jungle Book from director Andy Serkis , promises that audiences will "witness the darkest telling of the beloved masterpiece". Serkis zeroed in on this kind of retelling after creating his wildly popular mo-cap creatures Gollum from Lord of the Rings franchise and Caesar from Planet of the Apes series. (more...)
EPL: Why Arsenal hired Emery instead of Arteta - Nicholas EPL: Why Arsenal hired Emery instead of Arteta - Nicholas
- May 22, 2018

Emery's Parisiens swept all before them in France in the campaign just gone but in the Champions League, where it truly matters in the French capital, he fell short with two consecutive round of 16 exits. PSG played with an intensity like they never had before. But then the players said they should go back to what they know because they were used to tiki-taka football where they took their time. (more...)
Grenfell Tower Inquiry Hears Heartbreaking Tributes To Victims Grenfell Tower Inquiry Hears Heartbreaking Tributes To Victims
- May 22, 2018

As the first family to pay tribute, Gomes described how Logan's nursery had been decorated ahead of his arrival, along with the words: "Twinkle, twinkle, little star, do you know how loved you are?" They've also alleged the council cut corners on a recent renovation and opted for cheaper cladding that was more flammable and caused the fire to spread. (more...)
Kumaraswamy meets Sonia, Rahul; deputy CM, speaker to be from Congress Kumaraswamy meets Sonia, Rahul; deputy CM, speaker to be from Congress
- May 22, 2018

Chandrashekar Rao, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee , DMK leader M.K. Go to Hills mission and Go to Village mission of the coalition Government are nothing but hogwash. After the meeting, Kumaraswamy told the reporters, Have met Mrs Gandhi and Rahulji, and have invited them for the oath ceremony; and both have agreed to come. (more...)
Hawaii volcano eruption: Lava hits ocean as first serious injury reported Hawaii volcano eruption: Lava hits ocean as first serious injury reported
- May 22, 2018

First eruption-related injury: A man sustained serious injuries to his leg after he was hit with lava while sitting on a third-floor balcony. Hawaii County Civil Defense said late Saturday night thatmore Hawaii residents living near the volcano had been evacuated, though details were not available regarding the number of people. (more...)
Special task force to probe 1MDB Special task force to probe 1MDB
- May 22, 2018

He hadn't been brought in for arrest, Mr. Shukri said . SRC International was a subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) before it was placed under the Finance Ministry in 2012. Addressing loyalists in his home state of Pahang on Sunday, Najib declared: "I did not steal from the people". He said the chorus of allegations was a smear campaign aimed at ruining Umno, the party that until now has led every government since Malaysia's independence six decades ago. (more...)
Real Madrid Closes in on Signing Eden Hazard From Chelsea Real Madrid Closes in on Signing Eden Hazard From Chelsea
- May 22, 2018

As I said before Saturday's game, he would love to put the FA Cup on his CV and get one over Jose Mourinho at the same time. Messi said, "It is obvious that I like him, he is one of the best players right now". "I think from the start of this season, because don't forget the speculation started after our first defeat against Burnley , my position was always the same: I'm committed for this club, despite a lot of speculation". (more...)
LGBT community welcomes Pope's reported remark to gay man LGBT community welcomes Pope's reported remark to gay man
- May 22, 2018

However, Pope Frances reportedly told Juan Carlos Cruz in a private meeting at the Vatican that God accepts him for who he is, including his homosexuality. "This is a big deal, I can not remember the pope making a comment about gay people being born that way", the Rev. James Martin, an American priest who has advocated for bridging the divide between the church and the LGBTQ community , told the Times this week. (more...)
Janet Jackson Becomes First Black Female to Receive Billboard's Icon Award Janet Jackson Becomes First Black Female to Receive Billboard's Icon Award
- May 22, 2018

He scooped-up four awards.Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesSALT-N-PEPA SHAKE IT UPJeff Kravitz/FilmMagicBACK TO THE 90sSalt-N-Pepa and En Vogue reunited to close the show , with classic hits "Let's Talk About Sex,"Push it", and "Whatta Man."Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicWRAP PARTYKelly Clarkson joined Sandra Denton and Cheryl James of Salt-N-Pepa for the finale". (more...)

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