The Latest: Raptors beat Warriors, win Game 1 118-109

The Latest: Raptors hold off Warriors to win Game 1 of the NBA Finals, 118-109            [Author: AP]
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Tiananmen protests were not 'suppressed,' Chinese government says

The massacre of unarmed citizens by soldiers in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, should not be referred to as "suppression," a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told reporters Thursday.
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Asia markets fall after Trump announces Mexico tariffs

Asian stocks edged down Friday, despite modest gains on Wall Street overnight, as US President Donald Trump's sudden announcement of tariffs on all Mexican imports saw Tokyo shares drop.
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Turkey: Turkey Announces New Judicial Reform Strategy - ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

On May 30, 2019, Ministry of Justice ("Ministry") prepared the judicial reform strategy document ("Strategy Document") which introduces comprehensive changes and improvements to the Turkish judicial system.
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Pascal Siakam's big night leads Raptors past Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Pascal Siakam scored 32 points to lead the Raptors to a 118-109 win, the Warriors' first Game 1 loss during their streak of five straight NBA Finals.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Warriors get DeMarcus Cousins back for Game 1 of NBA Finals

Cousins returns for Game 1 of the NBA Finals, after Warriors feared his season was over.            [Author: AP]
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Tiananmen square anniversary: what sparked the protests in China in 1989?

Beijing brutally cracked down on pro-democracy demonstrators, killing as many as 10,000 people on 4 JuneWhat sparked the pro-democracy protests in 1989?In April 1989, the popular reformist leader Hu Yaobang died. During the 1980s he had been a high-ranking Communist party official who had promoted economic and political reform, but was ousted by his conservative opponents. Two days after his death, on 17 April, several hundred students marched to Tiananmen Square and laid a wreath at the Monumen...
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Patti Smith has a new memoir on the way

The inimitable Patti Smith will release a new memoir, Year of the Monkey, on September 24. A blend of reality and dreams, illustrated with Smith's Polaroids, the book captures her experience of a single year, 2016. From the publisher: Following a run of New Year’s concerts at San Francisco’s legendary Fillmore, Patti Smith finds herself tramping the coast of Santa Cruz, about to embark on a year of solitary wandering. Unfettered by logic or time, she draws us into her private wonderland with ...
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NBA stars read 'Mean Tweets' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Current players weren't the only ones receiving trash talk from haters. One fan had some words for Charles Barkley. Charles Barkley is so fat, he put his belt on with a boomerang.
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How the Raptors Won Game 1 Over the Warriors

Toronto came out hot and never let up, withstanding Golden State’s 3-pointers to take a 1-0 lead in the N.B.A. finals.
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Biden defends McCain after report about obscuring namesake ship

Biden's comments are a seeming dig at President Trump, who has continued to criticize McCain even after GOP senator's death last year.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ireland: Baby Steps Towards Sharing The Caring - Maples Group

Family-friendly working is no longer solely an issue for a firm's HR department, as Diageo's move on the matter last week shows. But there is still a long way to go.
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Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109

Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Toronto Raptors won the first NBA Finals game played outside the U.S., beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109            [Author: AP]
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Warriors sputter at times, fall in Game 1 of NBA Finals

TORONTO (AP) — Maybe it was the rust. Maybe it was the Raptors. Either way, Golden State’s offense was not at its usual high-octane level on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals — and for the first time in this era of Warriors basketball, they face a 1-0 deficit in the title […]
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White Sox beat Indians 10-4 for season-high 4th straight win

CHICAGO (AP) — Yonder Alonso and José Abreu each hit a two-run homer, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 10-4 on Thursday night for their season-high fourth straight victory. Alonso also doubled and scored against his former team, helping Chicago move within one game of Cleveland for second place in the AL […]
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5 takeaways from Michael Bennet's CNN town hall

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet said Thursday his approach to beating President Donald Trump in 2020 is to "build a big coalition of Americans" to coalesce around expanded health coverage, reduced trade barriers and action to combat climate change.
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Kesar: The Indian mango so popular it has to be auctioned

As summer hits India, mango traders have begun putting their prized fruit up for sale.
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Gilberto Silva feels Arsenal fans' pain after Europa League final

The former Gunners man says he's hurting too after their mauiling by Chelsea
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Univision Says It Has Recovered the Confiscated Video of an Interview With Nicolás Maduro

The video shows Maduro visibly angered by a journalist's critical questions
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Sarfaraz Ahmed Wore Salwar to Meet the Queen, Twitter Had Opinions

While others wore suits, Sarfaraz chose to appear in his national attire and, of course, everyone had to weigh in.
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Raptors draw first blood in NBA Finals

Toronto won Game 1 at home against Golden State, the two-time defending champion, thanks to a big game by Pascal Siakam.
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Soler, Mondesi homers lead Royals past Rangers 4-2

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jorge Soler and Adalberto Mondesi homered and Jakob Junis allowed two runs in six innings as the Kansas City Royals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Texas Rangers on Thursday night. Junis (4-5) allowed four hits, including homers by Shin-Soo Choo and Nomar Mazara, and two walks […]
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LEADING OFF: Rays on a roll, Cubs vs Cards, Red Sox at Yanks

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: ON A ROLL Austin Meadows and the Rays have won six games in a row heading into another matchup with major league-leading Minnesota. Meadows drove in four runs Thursday night in a 14-3 rout of the Twins. The young outfielder has multiple hits in five consecutive […]
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3 ex-UCLA football players sue school over injuries

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three former University of California, Los Angeles football players are suing the school, alleging they suffered concussions and other injuries that worsened because they were forced to play instead of receiving proper treatment. Offensive linemen John Lopez and Poasi Moala filed negligence suits Wednesday seeking more than $15 million each in […]
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Google to No Longer Display Text-Only AdSense Ads via @MattGSouthern

In an effort to modernize its advertising products, Google is returning the text-only AdSense ad unit.The post appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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Merkel Tells Harvard Grads To ‘Tear Down Walls Of Ignorance’ in Trump Rebuke

She criticized “walls” throughout her Harvard commencement address, a swipe at Trump's anti-immigration rhetoric.
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Canada: Ottawa Settles Lawsuits By Awarding 70 Parents And Grandparents Program Places: Report -

May 31, 2019 -Canada's federal government awarded 70 places under the Parents and Grandparents Program to settle two lawsuits that said the online application system was unfair, a report says.
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Franklin Graham wants the nation to pray for Trump on Sunday. But other Christians call it propaganda

While on a preaching tour in Vermont a few weeks ago, Franklin Graham got an idea: God had helped Donald Trump reach the White House, and now the President needed divine aid again.
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Franklin Graham wants the nation to pray for Trump on Sunday

While on a preaching tour in Vermont a few weeks ago, Franklin Graham got an idea: God had helped Donald Trump reach the White House, and now the President needed divine aid again.
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2020 candidate discusses first 3 phone calls as president

During a CNN town hall, Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet discusses the first three phone calls he would make if he were elected president in 2020.
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