Kawhi Leonard makes his case as MVP of the NBA playoffs

SportsPulse: Move over, Kevin Durant. Kawhi Leonard has seized his own playoff spotlight and may lead the Raptors further than they've ever gone.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Springsteen, Scorsese talk Catholicism, films and creativity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a friendship going back to a fateful meeting at The Roxy in 1975, Bruce Springsteen and Martin Scorsese shared the stage in Los Angeles Sunday night for a wide-ranging conversation about everything from their Catholic upbringings and maturing faith to Flannery O’Connor, concert documentaries and the role of an audience. […]
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Today in History for May 6th

Highlights of this day in history: The hydrogen-filled airship Hindenburg explodes and crashes; Psychologist Sigmund Freud and actor-director Orson Welles born; Roger Bannister is the first athlete to run a mile in fewer than four minutes. (May 6)            [Author: AP]
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Judge to announce sentence in Chicago terrorism case

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will announce her sentence for a 25-year-old who was arrested in a 2012 FBI terrorism string after trying to ignite what he thought was a real car bomb outside a Chicago bar. The judge’s sentence Monday for Adel Daoud follows a hearing held last week. Prosecutors want a 40-year […]
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Martinez, Barco help Atlanta United beat Sporting KC 3-0

Josef Martinez scored twice, Ezequiel Barco added a goal and an assist and Atlanta United beat Sporting Kansas City 3-0. Martinez, the MLS MVP last year after breaking the MLS season record with 31 goals, had just two goals coming into the game            [Author: AP]
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Slingsby skippers Australia to SailGP win over Japan

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tom Slingsby skippered Australia to victory over Japan on San Francisco Bay on Sunday in the match-race final of the U.S. debut of the SailGP global league. The Australians have won the first two regattas in the new series, which is sailed in 50-foot foiling catamarans that are capable of sailing […]
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Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones,’ Season 8, Episode 4: Daenerys Is on the Brink

There were plenty of broken hearts to go around on Sunday, but one will have world-shattering repercussions.
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Trail Blazers' Enes Kanter to observe Ramadan during NBA playoffs

Currently, Enes Kanter has been playing through the NBA playoffs with a separated shoulder. This week, he will do so while observing Ramadan, a first for the Portland Trail Blazers center. For Muslims, Ramadan commemorates the month that God began to reveal the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad.
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UEFA Champions League: Silent warrior Ivan Rakitic vital cog in Barcelona side

Barcelona are looking to reach the final of the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 2015. In an already stellar season, Ivan Rakitic has remained an irreplaceable figure in the Barcelona side as the contribution from the Croat in midfield has been immense in a team full of stars. While it's Messi who has grabbed the attention, midfield general Rakitic would probably be one of the first names on the team sheet for manager Ernesto Valverde.
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Daytime Emmys: Alex Trebek, ‘The Young and the Restless,’ ‘General Hospital’ Among Top Winners

Code blue: “General Hospital” was the evening’s big winner at the Daytime Emmy Awards, with five awards, followed by “The Young and the Restless,” with three, and culinary series “Valerie’s Home Cooking” with two. Syndicated series led the night with seven wins overall, followed by ABC and CBS with five each. “CBS Sunday Morning” won […]
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Jason Garrett unconcerned about so many Cowboys wanting new deals

Amari Cooper wants a new contract. Byron Jones wants a new contract. The Cowboys have signed defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence to a long-term deal, but they still have work to do to keep some of their other big stars happy.
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When does a 2-2 playoff series seem not all that even? This one!

The playoff series is tied at 2 games apiece, right? The Denver Nuggets accomplished that late Sunday afternoon in Moda Center by holding off the Trail Blazers 116-112. Another way to look at this thing is that it's now a best-of-three series with the first and last games of that short series in Denver.
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US sends aircraft carrier and bomber task force to 'warn Iran'

US officials say they are prepared to counter any attack on their forces with "unrelenting force".
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Bruce Springsteen Reveals He Just Wrote an Entire Album for E Street Band to Tour Behind

Bruce Springsteen hasn’t made too many public predictions about whether he’d ever record or tour with the E Street Band again. Sunday night, he answered a firm yes to both those questions. Although Springsteen gave no indication about when these things might come to fruition — since he does have a solo album, “Western Stars,” […]
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On Pro Basketball: The Future Is Uncertain, but Kawhi Leonard Is Clearly the Raptors’ Present

The star forward led his team to a huge win against the 76ers, proving he’s the player Toronto hoped for. And the one it hopes to keep.
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Defending WNBA champion Storm opens training camp with new faces and new challenges for 2019

The good news is six of the seven Storm returnees who aren’t in camp are expected to join the team in the next two weeks. The bad news is reigning MVP Breanna Stewart is out with a season-ending Achilles injury.
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Watch Thailand's New King Being Carried Through the Capital in a Spectacular Procession

Thailand’s newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn made a spectacular public appearance in front of his countrymen Sunday, carried atop a golden palanquin by soldiers in ancient fighting uniforms in a procession through Bangkok’s historic quarter.
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Chuckle at These New Game of Thrones Memes Forever Because ‘Laughter Is Poison to Fear’

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. “The Last of the Starks,” the fourth Game of Thrones’ episode of season 8 on Sunday night, was filled with so many unintentionally comical moments thanks to all those power moves. After some Winterfell celebrating and deliberating, the action eventually headed to King’s Landing where just…
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Citing Iranian Threat, U.S. Sends Carrier Group and Bombers to Persian Gulf

John R. Bolton, the White House national security adviser, announced the deployment on Sunday night. He and other officials have pushed anti-Iran policies.
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Federal election 2019: Josh Frydenberg and Chris Bowen face off over economy – politics live

Bowen warns voters of ‘the cost of the chaos’. Scott Morrison campaigns with Warren Mundine in NSW and Labor maintains overall lead with 12 days to go. All the day’s events, live 4.24am BST Bowen on that same question:I went through before the things that Josh is defending. Being the only country in the world that does this, providing tax refunds to people who haven’t paid income tax cuts. 4.23am BST Question: This is my question to the treasurer but I’m sure Chris will have a go as wel...
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Moscow plane fire: 41 killed on Aeroflot jet

An Aeroflot plane makes an emergency landing and bursts into flames at Sheremetyovo airport in Moscow.
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China stocks tumble on Trump tariff threat

Mr Trump's threats cast doubt over a US-China trade deal that some expected to be finalised this week.
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United States: The 2019 Token Taxonomy Act: A Path To Consumer Protection And Innovation Takes Shape - Orrick

We've previously written that the Token Taxonomy Act first introduced to Congress by Representatives Warren Davidson (R-OH)
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Brunei Says It Won’t Enforce Death by Stoning for Gay Sex

The country has faced harsh international criticism over its new penal code
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Browns sign three players who tried out with rookies

The Browns signed three of the 34 players who tried out during their rookie minicamp this weekend. Cleveland agreed to terms with Miami cornerback Jhavonte Dean, Miami running back Trayone Gray (pictured) and Iowa State linebacker Willie Harvey Jr., Nate Ulrich of the Beacon Journal reports. Dean stood out during the first day of the minicamp with an interception and a pass breakup, per Ulrich, but the Browns drafted cornerbacks Greedy Williams and Donnie Lewis Jr. and added Jermaine Ponder as a...
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Brazil: IBAMA: New Procedure To Request Consent To Clear Vegetation In The Atlantic Forest Biome - Tauil & Chequer

The Brazilian Environmental Protection Agency (IBAMA) has issued Normative Instruction No. 9/2019.
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‘Game of Thrones’: Best Quotes from Sunday Night’s ‘Last of the Starks’

During the opening sequence of Sunday night’s “Game of Thrones,” in which drunken members of the realm celebrated their victory over the White Walkers, Tyrion Lannister, played by Peter Dinklage, turned to Davos Seaworth and said: “”We may have defeated them, but we still have us to contend with.” It was just one of many […]
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United States: Massachusetts Employers Must Distribute Paid Leave Notice By May 31, 2019 - Proskauer Rose LLP

As the Department of Family and Medical Leave ("DFML") prepares to issue final regulations in coming months, the Commonwealth has begun posting a number of documents to assist employers and workers prepare for the new Paid Family and Medical Leave.
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Boeing Knew 737 Max Warning Light Was Shut Off On Some Planes For Months

Two of the company’s planes have crashed in recent months, killing everyone on board.
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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek gets a standing ovation along with his Daytime Emmy Award

Alex Trebek received a standing ovation as he accepted an Emmy Award for "Jeopardy!" He won Sunday as best game show host.           
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