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Jeff Teague promises Pacers 'ain't getting swept' by Cavs

No team had ever come back from a halftime deficit that large in playoff history , and the Cavs certainly didn't look as though they would become the first. Now the question is how the Pacers will respond to a historic collapse. Cleveland finally tied the score at 98 and took its first lead since the first quarter when James scored on a dunk with 6:27 to go. Read More

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2 wildfires burn in Collier County

2 wildfires burn in Collier County

Polk County Fire Rescue officials said they're looking for an arsonist they suspect is connected to the fire, CNN affiliate WFTV reports. Schuldt said ground in the area is very dry, describing it as "double dead". Scott said in a statement Friday that he also called five UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters to help fight 100-foot flames. Thousands of residents in southwest Florida were forced to evacuate Saturday due to a fast moving wildfire that charred trees, scorched brush, and destroyed homes. Read More

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Rouhani's main rival registers to run in Iranian presidential election

The country's Guardian Council - the highest political body in the country, which is overseen by Khamenei - then has 10 days to approve the candidates. He is considered a close ally of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who past year appointed him to run the powerful charity-cum-business-empire Astan Qods Razavi (AQR), which oversees the Imam Reza shrine in the holy city of Mashhad. Read More

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UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Tusk will chair a summit of the other 27 European Union national leaders in Brussels on April 29, where he expects them to agree negotiating guidelines he has proposed. Last month, May formally began the two-year divorce talks with the European Union and laid out her hope that her government can settle the exit terms alongside talks on what the new relationship with the European Union will be. Read More

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Russian Planes Patrol U.S. West Coast

Russian Planes Patrol U.S. West Coast

The Russian planes remained in global air space the entire time. Russian Federation periodically flies into the USA air defense identification zone that extends 200 miles off the coast. Despite initial signals by U.S. President Donald Trump that he would seek to soften Washington's position on Russian Federation in order to "get along" with the Kremlin, relations have deteriorated in recent weeks. Read More

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Activists To Hand Out Joints On Capitol Hill

Activists To Hand Out Joints On Capitol Hill

The "joint session" protest will run from "high noon" to 6:20 pm ET, and "anyone with a congressional ID" is welcome, according to the pro legal-weed group. And even if Congress were in session, there still might not be many taker for the joint giveaway because it's still risky for lawmakers to come out as cannabis consumers. Read More

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United States says China, Germany must do more to reduce trade surpluses

United States says China, Germany must do more to reduce trade surpluses

The other countries on the list are China, Japan, South Korea, Germany and Switzerland, with no country being identified as manipulating its exchange rate to obtain unfair trading advantages. The association said South Korea's trade surplus with the USA was caused by non-currency factors, not currency manipulation. "In this status, China will have to prove that the lack of intervention to curb the growth rate of the national currency within three years has been a sustainable policy", the U.S. Read More

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Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way

Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way

Perine finished as the Sooners' all-time leading rusher (4,122 yards), despite turning pro after just three seasons. Joe Douglas was a part of the Chicago Bears personnel department a year ago. Washington's Sidney Jones was the choice, providing the Packers a talented corner who is falling down the draft board thanks to a major injury suffered during the pre-draft process. Read More

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Trump Casually Accuses Susan Rice Of Committing A Crime, Offers No Evidence

Trump Casually Accuses Susan Rice Of Committing A Crime, Offers No Evidence

Trump. Rice says it's "absolutely false" that the previous administration used intelligence about President Donald Trump's associates for political purposes. This included the illegal leaking of General Michael Flynn's name from an NSA report and press reports that the Obama administration in its final weeks lowered the threshold for access to NSA information and spread intelligence about Russian interference in the election and alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign ... Read More

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Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

Making her shock announcement, the Prime Minister claimed divisions at Westminster risked jeopardising the negotiations to pull the United Kingdom out of the European Union. "If we do not hold a General Election now, their political gameplaying will continue". It was widely expected that Kenny would step down as leader of Fine Gael sometime in May but could remain as some kind of ambassador during the Brexit talks. Read More

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