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Mike D’Antoni on Chris Paul’s status for Game 7 ‘I have no idea’

Sunday  07:10,   27 may 2018

Mike D’Antoni is not revealing much about Chris Paul’s status ahead of Game 7. D’Antoni’s Houston Rockets lost 115-86 to the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday to force a Game 7 on Monday night in[...]

Klay Thompson score 35, Warriors force Game 7 in West finals

Sunday  06:45,   27 may 2018

<p>Klay Thompson score 35, Warriors force Game 7 in West finals</p>Stephen Curry added 29 points and five 3s on a night Harden dazzled for long stretches with 32 points, nine assists and seven rebounds while backcourt mate Chris Paul sat out[...]

7-run seventh highlights Brewers' 17-6 rout over Mets

Sunday  05:35,   27 may 2018

Six players had multiple hits Saturday afternoon for the Milwaukee Brewers, who scored multiple runs in five innings as they routed the New York Mets, 17-6, at Miller Park. The Brewers have won the middle two games of the four-game series and eight[...]

Keeping Summit Hopes Alive Suggests Kim Jong-un May Need a Deal

Sunday  05:30,   27 may 2018

When President Trump canceled their meeting, Mr. Kim’s bid to ease sanctions and rebuild the North Korean economy was thrown into doubt.SEOUL, South Korea — Ever since Kim Jong-un took over as the young, untested ruler of North Korea seven years[...]

Karius apologises after costly gaffes: 'I know I let them down today'

Sunday  04:30,   27 may 2018

Loris Karius was extremely apologetic after his two errors effectively handed Saturday's Champions League final to Real Madrid.&nbsp;Liverpool's goalkeeper practically threw the ball onto Karim Benzema's foot for the opening goal in Kyiv,[...]

Trump says still looking at June 12 summit with Kim

Sunday  04:25,   27 may 2018

<p>U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was still looking at a June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, adding that talks were progressing very well.</p>"We're doing very well in terms of the summit with[...]

Five decades after Chicago's greatest skyscraper boom, city aims high again

Sunday  04:10,   27 may 2018

Fifty years ago this month, construction of the John Hancock Center topped out. It was a dramatic moment in a still-unmatched development cycle in Chicago, where three skyscrapers over 1,000 feet tall — including the world's tallest, Sears Tower [...]

The Defense Department wants small rockets that can launch satellites at a moment's notice

Sunday  04:05,   27 may 2018

For decades, the Defense Department has relied on school bus-sized satellites launched high above the Earth for national security missions. But those satellites can take years to build and launch. And as nations gain the ability to shoot down or[...]

Former President Bush attends Maine pancake breakfast

Sunday  04:00,   27 may 2018

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is getting out and meeting veterans in the Maine community where he spends the summers. On Saturday, the 93-year-old former president attended the monthly pancake breakfast at the[...]

Praying the pain away: Christianity’s presence at Santa Fe High grows after shooting

Sunday  03:35,   27 may 2018

With a long history of blurring the line between church and state, the Texas school seeks comfort in God.Throughout the “night of hope and healing” ceremony, the superintendent of schools, Leigh Wall, clapped her hands in approval while standing in[...]

NY Rep: NFL Players Kneeling Is Like Giving Nazi Salute

Sunday  02:45,   27 may 2018

“Disgraceful that @nyjets owner will pay fines for players who kneel for National Anthem. Encouraging a movement premised on lies vs. police. Would he support all player protests? Would he pay fines of players giving Nazi salutes or spew racism?[...]

More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

Sunday  01:00,   27 may 2018

The Supreme Court is nearing a highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. But no matter how it rules, numerous lawsuits over LGBT rights are making their way through the[...]

Disabled Yemeni Child, Cited in Supreme Court Review of Travel Ban, Gains Entry to U.S.

Sunday  00:55,   27 may 2018

Shaema Alomari, a disabled Yemeni girl whose exclusion from the U.S. was questioned by Supreme Court justices reviewing the Trump administration’s travel ban, is expected to arrive in New York Saturday.After denying her application in January, the[...]

Pakistan announces general elections on July 25

Sunday  00:26,   27 may 2018

Pakistan will hold general elections on July 25, a presidential spokesman said Saturday, offering the prospect of what would be only the second ever democratic transfer of power in the nuclear-armed country. "The president has approved July 25 as[...]

Clapper: 'More and more' of Steele dossier proving to be true

Sunday  00:26,   27 may 2018

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said more of the so-called Steele dossier's claims are proving to be true.In an interview with Salon, Clapper said the dossier, part of which lays out alleged ties between the Trump campaign [...]