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Celtics trade Gerald Wallace to Warriors for David Lee

David Lee is headed to the Boston Celtics, according to league sources.<p>Sources told ESPN.com that the Golden State Warriors have agreed to trade Lee …

Basketball

Dead-Cinch Thrillers: 4 Books To Get Your Heart Pounding

I've just spent much of the past two weeks on my couch, reading suspense fiction. The result of all that heavy lifting is this list of recommendations — four thrillers, very different in style and MO, but all deadly accurate in their aim to entertain.<p>Innocence; Or, Murder On Steep Street<p>Second …

Books

David Lee Trade Helps Keep Boston Celtics Relevant Following Quiet Free Agency

The Boston Celtics failed to make a major splash in free agency this summer, but that did not prevent them from pursuing some help on the trade front Wednesday.<p>ESPN’s Marc Stein was first to report that the Celtics will send forward Gerald Wallace to the Golden State Warriors for power forward …

NBA

Tinder Rolls Out Verified Profiles For Celebrities, Athletes Or Otherwise Famous Folks

Tinder, the dating app owned by IAC, has just rolled out verified profiles for celebrities and other notable figures. Just as you see on Twitter, verified users will be marked with a little blue check mark by their name.<p>From the Tinder blog:<p>Starting today, you may see a verified symbol on some …

26 killed in Nigeria bombing

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> A bomb killed at least 26 people at a local government building in north-central Nigeria on Tuesday, authorities said -- marking the latest in a series of recent deadly attacks in a country where the government is battling the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.<p>The bomb -- …

Africa

Greece given days to agree bailout deal or face banking collapse and euro exit

Athens told to present convincing details or EU leaders will hold emergency meeting in Brussels on Sunday to deal with Grexit<p>Greece has 48 hours to strike a new bailout deal with its eurozone creditors or face a banking collapse, a humanitarian emergency, and the start of an exit from the single …

Europe

Greece: How did it get into this mess?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Greece's affair with the euro began with the grandest of hopes. The country approved the euro in 2001, in time to be among the first countries to use the new currency.<p>At first, the most ambitious attempt ever to create a new multinational currency all seemed to go so well. The predicted …

Europe