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Not done yet: LeBron James forces Game 7 with historic performance in win over Celtics

CLEVELAND — Earlier in the playoffs, LeBron James said, “Game 7, I always said are the two greatest words in sports.”<p>Game 7 it is again for James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, who defeated the Boston Celtics 109-99 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday.<p>The home team has won every game …

Basketball

Thousands of Facebook ads bought by Russians to fool U.S. voters released by Congress

SAN FRANCISCO — Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released thousands of Russian Facebook ads on Thursday, offering the public its first in-depth look at the troubling messages used to heighten tensions among Americans during and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election.<p>The release of …

Facebook Ads

Toronto van rampage suspect Alek Minassian charged in court

<b>TORONTO --</b> A judge in Canada has ordered the 25-year-old man suspected of plowing a van into pedestrians in north Toronto detained on 10 counts of …

Toronto

Online post suggests rampage suspect may have resented women

TORONTO (AP) — The suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto posted a chilling Facebook message just minutes before plowing into a crowded city sidewalk, authorities said Tuesday, raising the possibility that he may have nursed grudges against women — a possible echo of a 1989 massacre of 14 …

Ryerson University

Spotify beefs up its free tier

Today at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, Spotify’s Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström announced a brand new free version of the Spotify mobile app.<p>By leveraging their investment in machine learning, Spotify’s new free tier recommends music to users on the fly. That said, the free tier has always …

Playlist

Avicii's family arrives in Oman as new details emerge on his death

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities are ruling out "criminal suspicion" in the death of superstar DJ Avicii, who died last week while vacationing in Oman.<p>Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, was found dead Friday in the Omani capital of Muscat. A cause of death has not been released.<p>"Two postmortems were …

Music

Tennessee Waffle House shooting suspect may be armed, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police warn that a gunman accused of killing four people early Sunday at a Waffle House near Nashville is on the run and is armed and dangerous.<p>Authorities suspect that 29-year-old Travis Reinking, who recently moved to the Nashville, Tennessee, area, may have two weapons on him -- a rifle …

Crime

Afghanistan: Kabul voter centre suicide attack kills 57

<b>A suicide bomb attack at a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 57 people, officials say.</b><p>The dead include 21 women and five children, killed when the blast hit the queue outside. A further 119 people were injured.<p>The Islamic State group (IS) said it had carried …

Afghanistan

EDM DJ-Producer Avicii Dead at 28

Tim Bergling, the Swedish EDM DJ and producer known as Avicii, died Friday at the age of 28, his representative confirmed. A cause of death was not …

Music

DOJ: Michael Cohen 'under criminal investigation'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, has been "under criminal investigation" for months in New York because of his business dealings, the Justice Department said Friday.<p>The revelation comes amid a courtroom drama that unfolded Friday, as Cohen's attorneys and Trump's …

Donald Trump

Trump Loudly Insists That He Is Incompetent

Either the Department of Justice is correct that he surrounded himself with lawbreakers, or the people he chose to run the federal justice system are incompetents and rogues.<p>Donald Trump’s supporters insist that the public shouldn’t lose faith in the president as Robert Mueller and the Department …

James Comey’s memoir: Trump fixates on proving lewd dossier allegations false

The nation’s intelligence chiefs had just finished briefing Donald Trump on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election when FBI Director James B. Comey stayed behind to discuss some especially sensitive material: a “widely circulated” intelligence dossier containing unconfirmed allegations that …

Donald Trump

Trump, Having Denounced Amazon’s Shipping Deal, Orders Review of Postal Service

WASHINGTON — President Trump abruptly issued an executive order on Thursday demanding an evaluation of the Postal Service’s finances, asserting the power of his office weeks after accusing Amazon, the online retail giant, of not paying its fair share in postage.<p>In the executive order, issued just …

Donald Trump

Trump signs proclamation directing troops to secure border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting the situation had reached "a point of crisis," President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation directing the …

Immigration

Designer of deadly waterslide taken into custody

<b>(CNN) —</b> The designer of the waterslide in Kansas on which a 10-year-old boy was killed was taken into custody Tuesday at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, according to the US Marshals Service.<p>John Schooley, 72, had landed in Texas after a flight from China.<p>Schooley faces charges of …

Water Parks

YouTube shooting: Female suspect dead, three wounded at HQ in San Bruno, California

A woman opened fire at YouTube's California headquarters Tuesday afternoon before turning the gun on herself, authorities said. Three other people were shot, one of whom was in critical condition.<p>San Bruno police identified the woman Tuesday night as Nasim Najafi Aghdam, 38, of San Diego. Law …

San Mateo County

Rally seeks justice for black man shot by police in backyard

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The family of Stephon Clark joined hundreds at a rally Saturday, urging California's capital city not to let his memory or calls for police reform fade nearly two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento officers.<p>Clark's fiancee, Salena Manni, …

Justice

Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Judge allows lawsuit alleging Trump took illegal foreign gifts

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A federal judge said Wednesday that a lawsuit alleging gifts or payments from foreign and domestic governments made to President Donald Trump may be illegal can proceed.<p>But the ruling from Judge Peter Messitte of the US District Court of Maryland says the Maryland and District of …

Donald Trump

Stormy Daniels' attorney accuses Trump legal team of 'thuggish behavior'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The attorney for Stormy Daniels accused President Donald Trump's legal team Thursday of "engaging in thuggish behavior."<p>Attorneys defending Trump and his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, filed a lawsuit last week alleging Daniels violated a nondisclosure agreement "as many as 20 times," and …

Donald Trump

Septuagenarian smackdown? Trump, Biden trade fighting words

WASHINGTON (AP) — Imagine: A pay-per-view steel-cage fight featuring Donald "Kick His A--" Trump versus Joe "Beat the Hell Out of Him" Biden. Price …

Joe Biden

Trump’s Lawyer Resigns as President Adopts Aggressive Approach in Russia Inquiry

WASHINGTON — John Dowd resigned on Thursday as President Trump’s lead lawyer for the special counsel investigation as Mr. Trump signaled that he was prepared to ignore his advice and wanted a sit-down with investigators.<p>After days of uncertainty among the president’s lawyers about their status, Mr. …

Donald Trump

Police: Austin bomber left 25-minute confession video on phone

<b>Austin, Texas (CNN) —</b> As the Austin bomber sensed that authorities were closing in on him on Tuesday night, he took out his cell phone and recorded a 25-minute video confessing to building the explosive devices -- but didn't explain why he targeted his victims, interim Austin police Chief Brian …

Austin Bombings

Teen shoots girl in Maryland school, killed in confrontation

GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — A teenager armed with a handgun shot and critically wounded a girl inside a Maryland school on Tuesday and the shooter was killed when a school resource officer confronted him moments after the gunfire erupted. A third student was in good condition after he was shot.<p>The …

Guns

White House Staff Turnover Was Already Record-Setting. Then More Advisers Left

President Trump insists his isn't a White House in chaos, but it's hard to deny the near constant churn of key aides, including Tuesday's announced departure of economic adviser Gary Cohn. A full 43 percent of top-level positions in the Trump White House have seen turnover. That is not normal.<p>In …

Donald Trump

The Latest: FBI details mistakes handling tip line calls

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Florida high school (all times local):<p>7:15 p.m.<p>The FBI has detailed to Congress a series of mistakes and missed opportunities to intervene before a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school last month.<p>FBI Deputy Director David …

High School

It’s official: Washington governor signs landmark net neutrality bill into law

Internet providers will be required to treat all lawful content the same in Washington state under a landmark net neutrality law that just became …

Tipster’s Warning to F.B.I. on Florida Shooting Suspect: ‘I Know He’s Going to Explode’

The warnings that law enforcement officials received about Nikolas Cruz were anything but subtle.<p>“I know he’s going to explode,” a woman who knew Mr. Cruz said on the F.B.I.’s tip line on Jan. 5. Her big worry was that he might resort to slipping “into a school and just shooting the place up.” …

Crime

At least 2 dead, 70 injured after Amtrak train collides with freight train in South Carolina

At least two people are dead and 70 others injured when an Amtrak train collided with a freight train Sunday morning. Officials say around 5,000 gallons of fuel were spilled. NBC’s Morgan Radford reports for Sunday TODAY.