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Sports MHA panel to examine rules on people's movement near Indo-Myanmar border
Author: 0 MHA panel to examine rules on people's movement near Indo-Myanmar border

The home minister said unlike a completely sealed border, guarding a boundary which is open or porous is a tough task and requires patience, determination and wisdom. "We want to extend these networks to border areas", he said in his opening remarks. Mentioning that there were over 240 villages with over 2.5 Lakh people within 10 Km of the Indo-Myanmar border, Mr Rajnath Singh urged the Chief Ministers to bring these areas under active policing by opening police stations and police posts for ...

Sports Insider claims Arsenal 'more likely' to sign 26-year-old than teenager
Author: 0 Insider claims Arsenal 'more likely' to sign 26-year-old than teenager

Real Madrid's attempts to win the race to sign Kylian Mbappe could be strengthened after reports claimed they would loan the wonderkid back to Monaco for 12 months if allowed to sign him permanently. "The Champions League is a dream, a competition that everyone wants to win and that only a minority can win - the most important are the titles", Mbappe said, as quoted by the Mirror .

Sports Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud
Author: 0 Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud

On this occasion he is accused of knowingly using a " business structure " to hide income made from his image rights. Between the years 2011-2014, Ronaldo claimed earnings of only 11 million euros in Spanish-related income. Last month, tax officials said Ronaldo adjusted his tax declarations and paid an extra 6 million euros ($6.7 million) in 2014. Earlier last month, the Spanish Supreme Court confirmed the 21-month jail sentence handed to the Barcelona striker previous year.

Sports Marty Banks' late penalty earns Highlanders win over British and Irish Lions
Author: 0 Marty Banks' late penalty earns Highlanders win over British and Irish Lions

But the Highlanders remained in this enthralling contest scoring two tries of their own through Waisake Naholo and Liam Coltman with Lima Sopoaga and Banks sharing 23 points with the boot. Up stepped Banks who held his nerve to nail a penalty that gave the Highlanders the win. Far from starting to panic, the Lions got their hands on the ball and they launched the next three attacks but each time they failed to look after the ball properly and gave it away.

Author: 0 Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1

Naturally, Facebook and Twitter erupted as Warriors superstar Kevin Durant , who lit up the internet when he signed with Golden State last summer, took command of this year's NBA Finals to become the series MVP. "They did a great job , their front office and their players, by doing that recruiting, the things that they did in the summertime, and obviously it paid dividends".

Author: 0 Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years

Beating the Cavs by a combined 50 points in three games at Oracle Arena, the Warriors were dominant despite one of the best individual performances in playoff history . The Warriors attended the White House ceremony to honor their 2015 NBA Finals title when former President Barack Obama was in the White House. "I've got nothing but love and respect for him and I can't wait to compete against him again next season".

Author: 0 Durant shines as Warriors win title

KD was relentless on both sides of the court, playing a menacing defence and igniting the league's best offence. The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to capture their second championship in three seasons on Monday night, prompting conjecture over whether the team would make the traditional visit after several key members spoke out against Trump during the campaign and his presidency.

Author: 0 LeBron James Plans To Watch WNBA and His Son This Summer

A move which saw James team up with stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to bring the Miami Heat two championships . Ultimately, however, James made a decision to return to "The Land", and it's safe to say the move worked out. "I haven't seen the full layout of how they plan on executing it; and are they going got use National Basketball Association guys or are they going to use college guys?" While James said fans shouldn't expect to see him in the competition - it's still unclear ...

Author: 0 Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

Questions about the Warriors' plans for a trip to Washington, D.C. arose just hours after they won their second National Basketball Association title in the last three years, when a CNBC analyst tweeted that the team unanimously chose to skip the White House visit.

Sports Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty
Author: 0 Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

Fans light fireworks on a street in downtown Oakland, Calif ., after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday June 12, 2017. That stung ever since, and even Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City. He became the first player to average a triple-double in the finals, and his 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists on Monday were enough to leave him somewhat at peace ...

Sports Mr. Met gives Mets fans the finger, no longer allowed to
Author: 0 Mr. Met gives Mets fans the finger, no longer allowed to

For example: a bat boy, ball attendant, policeman, etc., who tries to avoid being touched by a thrown or batted ball but still is touched by the ball would be involved in unintentional interference. Indians 8, A's 0 • Corey Kluber pitched six shutout innings and struck out 10 in his first start since May 2 and Cleveland scored four runs during a odd sixth inning to beat visiting Oakland.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP in first championship run

An eight-times NBA All-Star, Durant has appeared in five Western Conference finals and two NBA Finals , the first in 2012 where his former Oklahoma City team lost in five games to the Miami Heat. From there, the Warriors defense stiffened and the Cavaliers congratulated the Warriors as the finals seconds ticked off the clock and the crowd went wild.

Author: 0 Twins draft prep California shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

Rumor has it one player considered didn't want to take the discount and Scott Boras got a bit of a bonus in this deal, leading to all future references to Royce Lewis beginning with, "former first overall pick". The younger Guthrie is hitting .272 with four homers and 22 RBIs for the College World Series-bound Gators. He's also 10-3 with 2.34 ERA and 140 strikeouts and just 33 walks in 104 innings on the mound.

Sports Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit
Author: 0 Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was asked multiple times about President Trump this season, with Kerr last month calling him a "blowhard" and said he was "ill-suited" for the presidency. Tom Brady also made a decision to skip it at the last moment because of "family matters". The championship-winning Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs also visited the White House under Obama.

Author: 0 Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions

The Highlanders are without Aaron Smith and Ben Smith, who remain with the All Blacks for their Test against Samoa on Friday. "We know they're a quality opposition with some of the best players from Europe coming down here to play against us so we're just going to go out there with nothing to lose".

Author: 0 Wing Seymour hopes to see more from Lions attack in Otago

As he weighed up how he, Owen Farrell and Johnny Sexton are placed ahead of the first Test , he admitted: "It's not nice to be probably the third choice at the moment". Stander. I'm really excited about Tuesday's challenge. "It's an area that we'll keep working hard on". "They had eight All Blacks". However, Warren Gatland's side's victory over the previously unbeaten Crusaders breathes life into their tour of New Zealand following the last-minute midweek defeat to the Blues.

Sports Kabul bomb witness: 'Explosions are happening every day here'
Author: 0 Kabul bomb witness: 'Explosions are happening every day here'

Hospitals frantically appealed for blood donation. Afghan News Agency on Twitter , become a fan on Facebook . Kabul police said the tanker had a permit giving it access to the restricted zone. Windows were shattered in shops, restaurants and other buildings up to a kilometer from the blast site. While neither IS or Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack thus far, the attack has been described as "one of the deadliest" since a similar attack past year that killed nearly 100 ...

Sports Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass
Author: 0 Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

And the Spaniard can take encouragement from the fact that on the only two other occasions when he won the French Open without dropping a set (in 2008 and 2010) he went on to win Wimbledon . A brief lull as the court staff watered down the red dust failed to extinguish Nadal's fire and, despite Wawrinka's best efforts to extend the contest, the final set was little more than a coronation for Paris's favourite Spaniard.

Author: 0 England vs Pakistan: Jason Roy to miss Champions Trophy semi-final

Despite Roy's struggles, England have opted to stick with him seemingly until now, with captain Eoin Morgan suggesting in Tuesday's media conference that Bairstow would come in as a replacement. "I think his best attribute, certainly in white-ball cricket over the past year and a half, has been his relentless attitude to score runs regardless of the situation", Morgan said.

Author: 0 Watch French Open 2017 quarterfinals live on TV, online

Defending champion Novak Djokovic set up a Rome rematch with Dominic Thiem with a straight-sets win over Albert Ramos-Vinolas on Sunday in Paris . Carreno Busta , seeded 20th, needed seven match points to clinch a thrilling 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 8-6 win over the fifth-seeded Raonic in four hours and 17 minutes.

Author: 0 Warriors take rubber series for 2nd title in 3 years

Cleveland star LeBron James , who won his first title in 2012 by beating Durant's Thunder in the finals, sees how the journey has made Durant into a champion over the past five years. But on Tuesday, in the wake of her son's first ever National Basketball Association title win, Wanda joined First Take again and got the chance to gloat in front of Smith.

Author: 0 Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Golden State outclassed the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to take the NBA Finals Series 4-1. After averaging a triple-double over the five games, James knew there was little more he or his teammates could have done to beat a Golden State Warriors team that proved too talented this year with the addition of Finals MVP Durant.

Author: 0 LeBron James is watching the WNBA, just like the rest of us

Each team will have four players - three starters and one substitute. The argument for LeBron James overtaking Michael Jordan as the " greatest of all time" in basketball history took a hit last night. The Dream Team of James, Magic, Jordan might never take the court together, but with the Big3 League tipping off later this year, it's possible that former stars like Allen Iverson and Kenyon Martin make a run to represent the United States in global 3-on-3 competition.

Author: 0 Warriors' Draymond Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

The table informed us that it was his second technical foul and ejected. "Some things just never change, right?" Callahan: "We found out at the same time when we called the first technical foul (6:18, 3rd) on Draymond Green ". "I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland". For several minutes, however, the only people who seemed to know that in the entire arena were the three officials.

Author: 0 Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

That stung ever since, as Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City. The Golden State Warriors celebrate after winning the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers . To be back here, bring ol' Larry back home , I'm just excited to do something special. Kevin Durant was criticised by many for joining an already-stacked Golden State Warriors team last July but it is hard to question the move after watching how ...

Sports Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts
Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

But the revelations prompted Sessions to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation in March. But Sessions' testimony did little to clear up suspicion about potential collusion between USA president Donald Trump's campaign staff and Russian officials, because the attorney general often stopped short of saying definitively that something did or did not happen, and seemed imply he had a limited memory of events that occurred just a year ago.

Sports John Terry Says He Doesn't Care About Criticism Of His Chelsea Send-Off
Author: 0 John Terry Says He Doesn't Care About Criticism Of His Chelsea Send-Off

This is a Premier League fixture. Sunderland were aware of the orchestrated plan, which was Terry's idea but apparently agreed with Chelsea . You can't replace these moments. "But you can't get away from the fact, going forward, is it going to be the norm from now?" I think he wants to continue playing at the highest level for at least a year or two .

Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

Less than 10 minutes before Game 5 of the NBA Finals began on Monday night with his team trailing three games to one, there was LeBron James looking as calm as could be, dancing along the 3-point line as the music blared through the speakers at Oracle Arena and the sellout crowd at the Warriors home stadium prepared to roar to life.

Sports Premier League clubs keen for Saturday evening games
Author: 0 Premier League clubs keen for Saturday evening games

The broadcasting of games has been on the up for years with only 60 being shown between the years of 1992 and 2001. In 2016/17, 168 were shown on either Sky Sports or BT Sport . The bids for domestic TV rights for Premier League games - beyond the 2017/2018 season - are set to take place at the end of the year. The Premier League will release fixtures for the 2017-18 season Wednesday morning, which are subject to change depending on selections for live broadcast.

Sports Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats
Author: 0 Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

Championship celebrations at the White House have become a tradition in American sports, with the first believed to have occurred in 1925 when President Calvin Coolidge hosted the Washington Senators. The reports did not specifically cite President Trump as a reason, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr and star Stephen Curry have been particularly critical of Trump since the election.

Author: 0 Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

But that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home, fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then, after dropping their first game of the postseason, closed out the series at home. "And when Steph turned that corner, I think it was after Christmas Day, when he turned that corner, we became nearly unbeatable". "I'm cool", Durant added.

Author: 0 In Senate hearing, Jeff heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions swears prior to testifying before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington D.C., the United States, on June 13, 2017 . Sessions took questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee about the role he played in firing FBI Director James Comey . Sessions: "I...that....why don't you tell me?" John Cornyn, it was former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey still in the hot seat.

Author: 0 Wales boss Chris Coleman remembers his Serbia nightmare before Belgrade clash

In front of over 40,000 spectators at the Rajko Mitic Stadium, Wales took the lead in the 35th minute through an Aaron Ramsey penalty, while Aleksandar Mitrovic equalized in the 73rd minute, Tanjug has reported. Had Wales managed to hang on, or even find a victor after conceding the equliser, Ireland would be top of the group and one point clear of Serbia , but Wales would be sitting two points behind us.

Author: 0 Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator

Sox manager John Farrell and Yankees righty Masahiro Tanaka on Wednesday stood by the need for translators to make mound visits, a topic of conversation because of Jerry Remy's insensitive comments during the Red Sox telecast a night earlier.

Author: 0 All-sources betting on Belmont Stakes declines 9.2 percent

Pletcher became the first trainer since 1996 to win the Kentucky Derby and Belmont in the same year with different horses . "It was everything that we had talked about", Pletcher said. Neither Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming nor Preakness victor Cloud Computing are in the field. While at Fair Hill, Irish War Cry trained so well "I felt he earned a trip to the Belmont", Motion said.

Author: 0 Google Celebrates Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive game

As a host nation, England will be looking to win the tournament for the first time this year. The right-hander's exploits at No.6, combined with Kedar Jadhav and Ravindra Jadeja also chipping in with some aggressive knocks in the warm-up game against Bangladesh , has given Virat Kohli plenty of firepower lower down the order as India head into the main tournament .

Sports PMO disputes report that Trudeau appeased Trump on climate
Author: 0 PMO disputes report that Trudeau appeased Trump on climate

The US noted that it did not join the sections of the statement on climate action and climate aid. At a meeting in Italy , environmental ministers from G-7 nations released a lengthy communique on climate change, including detailed commitments from each nation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of their promises under the Paris deal.

Sports Cincinnati's Scooter Gennett Ties MLB Record with Four Homers
Author: 0 Cincinnati's Scooter Gennett Ties MLB Record with Four Homers

Louis, Gennett hit four home runs , becoming just the 15th player since the start of the 20th century - and 17th ever - to do so. Gennett becomes just the 17th player in Major League Baseball history to hit four homers in a game, and is the first player in Reds history to do so.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate Intelligence committee

Comey reportedly told lawmakers in the closed session following the open hearing that Sessions had a third undisclosed discussion with a senior Russian diplomat previous year. "I have known Mr. Mueller over the years", Sessions testified Tuesday. He says he is confident that Comey understood and would abide by the Justice Departments rules on communications with the White House about ongoing investigations.