Pelicans coach takes shot at Knicks, fellow tankers; GM believes Anthony Davis could stay

Alvin Gentry couldn't contain his emotions as New Orleans won the NBA draft lottery and the right to sign Zion Williamson.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Royals score early, blow out Rangers 11-5 in series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier drove in three runs, top prospect Nicky Lopez had an RBI single in his big league debut, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Texas Rangers 11-5 on Tuesday night. Alex Gordon and Jorge Soler also drove in two runs apiece for the Royals, who scored nine times […]
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Steph Curry lifts Golden State Warriors to Game 1 win over Portland Trail Blazers

With Kevin Durant out injured, Steph Curry took over Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, scoring 36 points in the Warriors' win over the Blazers.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Why Overtime and a Trump Comparison Are Fueling Threats of a Subway Strike

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo accused workers of overtime fraud. The transit union’s leader then likened Mr. Cuomo to President Trump.
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Australian man one of six dead after midair seaplane collision in Alaska

Four Americans and a Canadian also among those killed after crash involving cruise ship sightseeing planesAn Australian man has been confirmed as among six people killed after two sightseeing seaplanes crashed midair in Alaska.Four Americans and one Canadian were also among those killed when two planes carrying 16 people – including the two pilots – collided and plunged into the icy cold waters of a inlet near the south-eastern Alaskan town of Ketchikan on Monday, the US coast guard said. Conti...
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'The 100' recap: Will Clarke and her people get a second chance?

Tuesday's episode was titled “The Children of Gabriel,” but it may as well have been titled “Season 2, Revisited.” The parallels between Mount Weather and Sanctum just kept coming over and over. Grounder-like people surround the transport ship similar to how actual Grounders surrounded the Dropship when Clarke was trying to save Finn (remember him??). The ruler of this group asks Clarke to dinner in a similar fashion to when President Wallace invited her into the dining hall. Jordan falling...
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Stephen Curry's shooting showcase helps Warriors top Trail Blazers

The Golden State Warriors made a hot start in the Western Conference finals, thrashing the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday. Golden State secured a 116-94 victory against Portland behind a tremendous performance from Stephen Curry. He showcased his full arsenal in the contest, including some impressive dribbling and touch at the rim.
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Reality setting in for underdog Hurricanes as Bruins push them to brink

Time is up for the "Bunch of Jerks", their mascot Hamilton the Pig and all the other sideshows in Raleigh, N.C.Look, it has been a great run for the Carolina Hurricanes.They have a truckload of young talent and a wonderful leader in head coach Rod Brind'Amour. They beat the odds in dispatching the defending-champion Washington Capitals in seven games in the first round and were even better in their second-round sweep of the New York Islanders.But after the Hurricanes dropped a difficult 2-1...
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Justice Dept.: Trump is too busy to provide business records

President Donald Trump made yet another move on Tuesday to stop Democrats in Congress from getting his business records.
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NBA playoffs 2019: Stephen Curry's shooting showcase helps Warriors top Trail Blazers

Curry exploded for a game-high 36 points on nine made 3-pointers while Klay Thompson contributed 26 points.
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After losing out in NBA draft lottery, Wizards' best option is to trade back

Despite their fair share of bad luck over the years, the Washington Wizards have generally found good fortune at the NBA Draft lottery. Now that they will have no chance at the top prospects like Zion Williamson or Ja Morant, the Wizards' best bet is to trade back and acquire more picks. Also, they are set to hire a new team president, one that will likely want to put his fingerprints on the roster.
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Curry, Warriors take Game 1 of Western Conference finals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry made nine 3-pointers and scored 36 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-94 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals while playing without injured star Kevin Durant once again. Curry shot 12 for 23 in his fourth 30-point performance this […]
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Bruins' Chris Wagner in sling after blocking shot in Game 3

Bruins' Chris Wagner in sling after blocking shot in Game 3 originally appeared on The Bruins won Game 3 by a score of 2-1 on Tuesday night, but they lost Chris Wagner to injury. Wagner, who scored the B's first goal of the night, blocked a shot off his arm in the third period before heading to the locker room. Wagner was seen with a sling on his right arm after the game and is getting x-rays to figure out the severity of the injury.
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Rockies rally past Red Sox 5-4, spoil Sale’s 17 K effort

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox ace Chris Sale struck out a career-high 17 in just seven innings before getting pulled after 108 pitches on a chilly Tuesday night, and the Colorado Rockies rallied against Boston’s bullpen to win 5-4 in the 11th. Sale became the first pitcher in major league history to fan 17 in […]
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Buffalo Sabres hiring Ralph Krueger as head coach

A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that the Buffalo Sabres have hired Ralph Krueger to become their next head coach.            [Author: AP]
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Iran accuses US of escalating tensions

• Opinion: John Bolton is Trump's war whisperer • NYT White House reviews plan that would send 120,000 troops to Mideast • Analysis Putin gets the last laugh, and he knows it
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Iran accuses US of escalating tensions as Russia decries 'downward spiral'

Senior Iranian officials warned the US against conflict Tuesday, as Russia's foreign minister spoke of a "downward spiral" and the US narrative of a deepening threat from Iran was questioned and contradicted.
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Joel Embiid given trademark for 'The Process' on apparel, Shirley Temples

Two days after proclaiming “I don’t give a damn about The Process” following the 76ers’ heartbreaking Game 7 loss to the Raptors, Joel Embiid has officially trademarked “The Process.”
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Facebook Gives a Heads-Up About a New Tool That May Affect Ad Targeting via @MattGSouthern

A new tool for users to manage how their off-Facebook activity is used by advertisers may affect ad targeting capabilities.The post appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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N.B.A. Lottery Winners: Pelicans Get No. 1 Draft Pick, and the Right to Select Zion Williamson

New Orleans now faces the decision of whether to select the N.B.A.’s most hyped prospect since LeBron James or to trade the pick for a king’s ransom of assets.
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United States: What You Need To Know About New Jersey's Auto-IRA Program - Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

New Jersey passed the New Jersey Secure Choice Savings Program Act (the "Act") on March 28, 2019, creating the Secure Choice Savings Program (the "Program").
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Canada: Technology Skilled Workers And International Graduates Get British Columbia Immigration Invites -

May 15, 2019 - British Columbia immigration has conducted a new draw targeting 29 IT occupations through the BC PNP Tech Pilot.
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United States: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Provides Guidance For Class Actions - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

In Gammella v. P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc., Massachusetts's highest court, the Supreme Judicial Court, has weighed in on several recurring class action litigation issues
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Sharks to give fans free tattoos during NHL playoffs in San Jose shops

Sharks to give fans free tattoos during NHL playoffs in San Jose shops originally appeared on If you've been waiting to permanently emblazon yourself with a Sharks logo, now's your chance. During road games of their Western Conference final series with the St. Louis Blues, the Sharks are offering free tattoos based on one of their alternate logos. A different tattoo shop in San Jose will offer the free ink during Games 3, 4 and 6 (if necessary), and each has 40 tat...
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2 More Bodies Found After Alaska Plane Collision, Bringing Number Killed to 6

Officials said they did not know the cause of the midair crash of two small planes, which happened after one descended several hundred feet.
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Claude Monet haystack painting fetches record $110.7M at NY auction

A Claude Monet haystack painting has fetched $110.7 million, the first work of Impressionist art to cross the $100 million threshold at auction.           
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UK: How Courts Select Umpires Where The Reinsurance Contract Gives Courts The Power - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Some reinsurance contracts have a provision in the arbitration clause that allow the parties to ask a court to appoint the umpire if the parties cannot agree on the selection of one.
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Pilots pushed Boeing to act after Lion Air crash: reports

After a deadly crash in Indonesia, American Airlines pilots called a meeting to press Boeing executives for safety changes to the 737 MAX aircraft, US media reported Tuesday. The call for changes, which could have required the best-selling aircraft model to be temporarily grounded, were reported by The New York Times and CBS News after they obtained an audio recording of the November 27 meeting between the American Airlines pilots union and officials from the aircraft manufacturer. The 737 MAX...
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Yemen war: Houthis withdraw from key ports, says UN

The ports, a lifeline for aid, are handed to the coast guard under a truce deal agreed last year.
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