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Sailing-Oracle Team USA gain America's Cup bonus with New Zealand win

Spithill hailed the impact of Tom Slingsby , Oracles tactician, while taking a dig at Team New Zealands tactical set-up. Oracle Team USA matched Emirates Team New Zealand on eight points out of 10 by winning the race and, with a superior finish in a previous event and a race in hand, they are guaranteed top spot on the leaderboard.

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NBA Finals Cavs try to adjust on both ends after drubbing

The Cleveland Cavaliers methodically planned for the Golden State Warriors' high-octane attack but after suffering a crushing loss in Game One of the NBA Finals LeBron James said simulating their offense is impossible. "We all knew and saw that they were very concerned with the three-point shooters, and Kevin Durant (was) able to drive to the rim with uncontested dunks".

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Jason Dufner overcomes Saturday 77 to win Memorial Tournament

Daniel Summerhays , who began the final round with a three-shot lead, began the back nine with two straight bogeys, and he finished with a double bogey for a 78 to tie for 10th. "There was lots of good stuff this week, but I just haven't got it under control off the tee", he said. After the first weather delay, Dufner took the outright lead with a birdie on 15 and extended his advantage to two shots with a birdie on the 17th, where he hit a 357-yard drive, a 120-yard sand wedge and made a ...

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Former Penn State President Spanier gets jail time in Sandusky case

Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley who pleaded guilty to child endangerment, will serve three months in jail and then will be under house arrest, while former Penn State Vice President Gary Schultz will serve two months in jail for their roles in the Sandusky cover-up.

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WashPost: House Intel Committee Sought 'Unmaskings' Last Year

The reports identified the three as former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power, former National Security Adviser Susan Rice and former CIA Director John Brennan. Comey. According to a senior GOP House aide, the subpoenas from chairman Devin Nunes , R-Calif., were issued on the same day as the panel's Russian Federation probe leaders announced that they had filed the committee's first subpoenas for documents, records and testimony from Lt.

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White House weighs blocking Comey's testimony

It's been three weeks since President Donald Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , and the top position at the country's leading law enforcement agency has yet to be filled, despite the president's promise for a quick replacement .

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Real bags 12th European title

Real's opening goal from Ronaldo came from a devastating counter attack. Speaking about the jeers Real fans levelled on him during down times in the season, Ronaldo said: "It is not the moment to speak about [whistles]". "It's been a hard season, but I've worked hard and didn't think I would make the final but I worked tirelessly at home and this is the reward". We thought we had enough to win the game.

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Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez to go on DL

The Baltimore Orioles didn't waste any time scoring against Rick Porcello . They are back to looking like a very good team at home, beating the Yankees and Sox for three straight wins. Price gave up Manny Machado's 12th home run of the year. "[Sale] found his way and got through", manager Buck Showalter said. It was just the third run the right-hander has given up this year in 25 1/3 innings.

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Roland Garros await their darling as Mladenovic faces Muguruza

Kristina Mladenovic ensured France will have women in the quarterfinals for the first time since 1994 after dumping out fourth seed Muguruza 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. She can now make that twice after a 6-1 3-6 6-3 victory over Muguruza that was not short on drama. "I just give her credit for playing well every point, even in the first set".

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Justin Bieber uses One Love performance to honour Manchester Arena victims

The show also saw performances from Take That and Robbie Williams , who led the crowd in a singalong to his hit Strong, with the lyrics changed to "Manchester, we're strong, we're strong, we're strong, we're still singing our songs". Among the hits sung that night were Coldplay's cover of Oasis' "Don't Look Back in Anger", the Black Eyed Peas' "Where is the Love?" and Miley Cyrus and Ariana's cover of "Don't Dream It's Over".

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Virginia beats Dallas Baptist 6-3 in Fort Worth opener

Derek Casey pitched a career-high seven innings, and the Virginia baseball team defeated Dallas Baptist 6-3 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Regional in Fort Worth, TX on Saturday. Really, he was tremendous. Doyle notched his 14th save with a scoreless ninth inning. Best outing of his career, really. Skoug's shot in a six-run eighth inning actually came early Sunday morning after rain wiped out the opening day of the regional Friday and delayed by another four hours the start of ...

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Paris Deal Not Subject to Renegotiation Despite US Withdrawal - EU Commissioner

Mike Doyle (D-Pa.), who represents Pittsburgh and 72 of its suburbs, said of Trump. China had said all along that regardless of what the United States made a decision to do, it would keep its commitment to the Paris accord, reports CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy.

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Bloomberg to give $15 million for USA share of Climate pact

Leaders in Italy, Germany, and France released a rare joint statement condemning Mr Trump's actions, and said that the deal wasn't renegotiable even though the US President said he would seek a better deal than what Paris outlined. Trump appears unwilling to put himself in jeopardy with his base, because most conservatives either agree with his past climate change denial, or are not invested in the issue enough to object, said David Konisky, associate professor at Indiana University's School ...

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National Doughnut Day: Free doughnuts at Krispy Kreme, Dunkin' Donuts

These women, known as "Doughnut Girls" or "Doughnut Lassies", gave soldiers free coffee and doughnuts . The donut now serves as a symbol of the many social services The Salvation Army provides to more than 25 million people in need each year.

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Explosion levels a corn mill and rocks a community in Cambria

Block, who was a mill operator, was found early Thursday morning while Goodenow, who operated a forklift, was found Thursday night, according to Derrick Clark, Didion's vice president of operations. OSHA has launched an investigation into Wednesday night's blast. Richards told La Crosse television station WXOW that at least one person was killed and more than a dozen are hurt.

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Deja vu: Illinois' legislative session to end without a state budget

Democrats likely don't have enough votes to override Rauner's veto so the deadlock would continue. Gov. Bruce Rauner says the failure to reach a budget deal is "so frustrating, so disappointing". There's a glimmer of hope for a budget. Madigan said Democrats have asked repeatedly in recent weeks to meet with Rauner and negotiate, but have not yet gotten a response.

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Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege to block James Comey testimony

Days before a highly anticipated hearing, President Donald Trump appears unlikely to try and block fired FBI Director James Comey from testifying, as a Senate panel pledged aggressive questioning into whether the president sought to obstruct a probe into his campaign's relationship with Russian Federation.

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Former Penn State Administrators Sentenced in Sandusky Scandal

Spanier, whose total sentence was four to 12 months incarceration, will be on probation for two years and must pay a $7,500 fine, according to Joe Grace, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania's attorney general's office. At the center was Spanier, who once ranked among the nation's most prominent and longest-serving university leaders. For almost six years, the case has roiled Penn State and its supporters, stirring conversations and changes across college campuses and their athletic programs.

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Kathy Griffin to hold press conference to address 'bullying' from Trump Family

USA television network CNN on Wednesday fired comedian Kathy Griffin from its annual New Year's Eve coverage after she provoking outrage for being photographed holding up the prop depicting Trump's bloodied severed head. When ET's Kevin Frazier asked if she had spoken to Cooper since being let go from CNN , Griffin just cried and shook her head in silence. "If you don't stand up, you get run over".

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Jury Selection Begins In Trial For Officer Charged In Castile Shooting

He added that Castile never got a chance to say he had a permit before he was shot. Prosecutors say he told Yanez about the gun before trying to pull out his driver's license when the officer asked for it. Jury selection is expected to last for the better part of this week. The immediate aftermath of the July 2016 shooting was live-streamed on Facebook by Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, who was a passenger in the vehicle along with her 4-year-old daughter.

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Trump's fake word stumps Spelling Bee champion

After three consecutive ties, the National Spelling Bee was determined to have a solo victor, so it added a new tiebreaker procedure for Thursday night's finals in Oxon Hill, Md . But the fake word puzzled the girl, who gamely followed Spelling Bee protocol. When the contest was over, she consoled runner-up Rohan, who was in tears after dueling for almost 20 rounds.

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Trump Reviewing Whether to Block Comey Testimony to Senate

Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director who was abruptly fired by Trump in May, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Thursday . Senator Mark Warner , the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, told CBS's "Face the Nation" program on Sunday. White House press secretary Sean Spicer was noncommittal when asked about it on Friday, but two administration officials told The New York Times that Trump isn't planning on trying to ...

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Judge rebukes Trump over travel ban

The travel ban's "text does little to bolster any national security rationale: the only examples it provides of immigrants born overseas and convicted of terrorism-related crimes in the United States include two Iraqis", even though Iraq is no longer a designated country under the ban, and "a Somalian refugee who entered the United States as a child and was radicalized here as an adult", Gregory wrote.

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Texas curbs transgender students's right to choose bathrooms

It had stalled in the House until Sunday night, when supporters attached it to a separate bill. " Transgender children aren't bargaining chips for lawmakers to trade, and their safety and dignity are non-negotiable". "Bathrooms divided us then and bathrooms divide us now". "By localizing foster care, we can bring in more families, more service providers and more resources into the system to help Texas children".

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Chaos at Texas Capitol as Lawmakers Scuffle, Issue Threats Amid Immigration Protest

Tensions erupted on the floor of the Texas House of Representative on Monday when Republican state Rep. Matt Rinaldi told Democrats he called U.S. Eventually, Rinaldi threatened to shoot Nevarez, according to Rinaldi.Astrid Dominguez, immigration policy strategist of the ACLU of Texas, said Rinaldi should apologize for his hateful rhetoric about peaceful protestors exercising their constitutional rights.Democratic Texas representative Cesar Blanco says he has received a number of racist ...

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UK Police Arrest 12 People Over London Attacks

Twelve people have been arrested in Barking in east London and raids are going on elsewhere. Saturday's attacks bore similarities to one in March on Westminster Bridge in London , in which a man plowed into a crowd of pedestrians, killing five, and then stabbed a police officer to death in the grounds of parliament before being shot dead.

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Video shows 'annihilation' of ICBM by US missile interceptor in historic test

A Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) interceptor was sacked from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Tuesday afternoon. The Defense Department said it will continue to evaluate other data to determine how the system performed.

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Police arrest 12 over London attacks

The attack, which saw the assailants kill at least seven people and injure nearly 50 before they were shot dead by police, began with a van being driven at high speed into a crowd of pedestrians on London Bridge . Downing St. said she would chair a meeting of the government's COBRA emergency committee on Sunday. Eight police officers fired an unprecedented number of bullets to stop three attackers in London who appeared to be suicide bombers wearing explosive vests, Britain's ...

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NCAA Baseball Tournament results: Xavier falls to Oklahoma

Schilling (6-4) struck out five with a walk in seven innings, yielding Radford's lone run on Kyle Butler's game-tying sacrifice fly in the third inning. Irvin (6-3) went seven innings, giving up three runs on three hits and striking out four in the loss. They sent 12 men to the plate and racked up all their runs with two outs in the inningg.

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Seven killed in London terror, three terrorists shot dead

Another witness, Brad Myers, said heard a "boom" behind him, which he thinks was the sound of a auto hitting the guardrails or other vehicles. He said he saw someone jump into the water to avoid being hit. Khan said some of the victims were critically injured. Veronica Oladapo, 45, who lives in the neighbouring Forresters Apartments, said she left her building at around 7am to see police taking four men and a woman away.

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USA will continue to reduce greenhouse emissions, says Tillerson

The UN chief said he was "deeply convinced" that U.S. "states, cities, the business community, the civil society will also remain engaged, will bet in the green economy". But House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California called it "a stunning abdication of American leadership and a grave threat to our planet's future".

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Trump Administration Sets Up Staff to Respond to Anything about Russia Interference

The US House intelligence committee is issuing subpoenas for former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as well as their businesses, as part of its investigation into Russian activities during last year's election.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin avoids criticizing Trump's climate accord decision

Trump said he would be willing to get back in the accord, or one that has the same goals, but only if he is allowed to renegotiate the terms of the United States' participation. Trump said: The budget for the so-called war on terror was raided to pay for the US contribution to the Green Climate Fund. The unprecedented effort establishes significant global standards and requires signatories to abide by them in an effort to mitigate climate change.

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RT America: House Intel Committee issues subpoenas in Russian election & unmasking investigations

The Senate Intelligence Committee is running its own inquiry, while the FBI has carried out a broad counterintelligence investigation since July 2016. Leaders of the House investigation have guided their probe back to normalcy over the past two months, since Nunes announced he would step aside. The subpoenas spurred more grumbling from Democrats.

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Barking London in armed police lockdown as terror cops swoop

Police have evacuated London Bridge after reports came in that a van had run down pedestrians, The Telegraph reports . A white van hit pedestrians on London Bridge last night, then three men got out and stabbed people in nearby Borough Market.


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