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Jordan Clarkson's Struggles Making It Painfully Clear Lakers Won IT Trade

Both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers took calculated risks at the February trade deadline when they swapped players and a pick. L.A. sent away Larry Nance Jr. and Jordan Clarkson for Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye and a first-round pick.<p>Four months later, the Lakers have gotten the …

Basketball

It’s not just the stars: Cavaliers don’t have the role players to match Warriors

LeBron James played well again in Game 2 on Sunday night against the Golden State Warriors. The Cleveland Cavaliers star followed up his 51-point …

Basketball

Giuliani: Trump doesn’t have to comply with potential Mueller subpoena

Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that President Donald Trump wouldn’t have to comply with a potential subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller.<p>“We don’t have to,” the former New York City mayor now working as Trump’s attorney said when asked on ABC’s “This Week” whether the president would comply if …

Donald Trump

Warriors face important questions after getting blown out in Game 3 by Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS — In the second half Friday night, as his team surged to a big lead in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals at Smoothie King Center, New Orleans head coach Alvin Gentry waited for one of the Warriors’ signature rallies.<p>“They’re just a scary team,” said Gentry, who was Golden …

Special Counsel to Judge: You Don’t Have the Authority to Review What We’re Doing

In a photo taken Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary …

An affair with Trump? Nikki Haley on ‘disgusting’ rumors and her rise to a top foreign policy role

The former anti-Trump governor became one of the president’s favorite officials, giving her rare standing on the global stage. The U.N. ambassador explains how in POLITICO’s Women Rule podcast.<p><i>Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>NEW YORK — Nikki Haley …

Donald Trump

UK, Canada warn tourists after violent crime in Jamaica's Montego Bay

<b>(CNN) —</b> British and Canadian authorities are warning their nationals visiting Jamaica's Montego Bay to limit their movements following a state of emergency over violence and shootings in the tourist hotspot.<p>Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced a state of emergency for St. James Parish …

Caribbean

Sen. Roy Blunt: Current harassment reporting in Congress is 'totally inapprpriate' - NBC News

In an exclusive interview, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) tells Andrea Mitchell that he supports changing the reporting rules for allegations of sexual harassment in Congress.

LeBron James says Dennis Smith Jr. should have been a Knick: 'Dallas got a good one'

LeBron James has high praise for the rookie point guard in Dallas<p>LeBron James and the Cavaliers cut it a little close against the Mavericks on …

Ex-Trump aide Flynn investigated over plot to kidnap Turkish dissident – report

Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is under investigation for involvement in an alleged plot to kidnap a Turkish dissident cleric living in the US and fly him to an island prison in Turkey in return for $15m, it was reported on Friday.<p>Flynn ally sought help from 'dark …

Donald Trump

OKC Thunder hold closed-door team meeting after fourth straight loss

The Thunder are struggling despite the additions of two stars this offseason<p>The new-look Oklahoma City Thunder have not gotten off to quite the start …

I swore I was going to wait for Apple's iPhone X — here's why I changed my mind and am going to buy the iPhone 8 Plus instead

Apple loyalists have never had more choices when shopping for a new iPhone.<p>There's the iPhone X— billed as the future of smartphones — and the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Those three options alone offer a handful of subtle differences for smartphone shoppers to choose between. Add to the mix the iPhone 7 …

Mobile Technology

Valanciunas, Miles help Raptors beat Bulls 117-100 in opener – NBA Global

<b>TORONTO (AP)</b> – Jonas Valanciunas had 23 points and 15 rebounds, C.J. Miles scored 22 points in his Toronto debut and the Raptors beat the …

Khloe Kardashian baked Tristan Thompson Cavs-themed cupcakes ahead of Game 2

Tristan Thompson used his good-luck charm to help him out before Game 2 of the NBA Finals tipped off on Sunday night.<p>His girlfriend, Khloe …

We Talked NBA Finals with Chris Webber While He Did His Grocery Shopping

Ahead of Game One tonight, the legend was multitasking.<p>Chris Webber paused our conversation to make an important request: Could he get a pound of shrimp? He wasn't asking me, of course—he was doing his grocery shopping as we discussed The Trilogy: the historic third straight NBA Finals matchup …

NBA Finals Schedule 2017: TV Times, Live Stream for Cavaliers vs. Warriors

There's much to say about the third meeting between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors.<p>One would think the much-anticipated matchup would have already exhausted any and all conversation on the topic. After all, most predicted even before the season LeBron James and the Cavaliers …

Danny Ainge makes one thing clear about Celtics' future: 'We want to keep Isaiah'

Celtics will have plenty of tough decisions to make going forward<p>After making the Eastern Conference finals and winning the No. 1 pick in the same …

The NBA Slapped The Rockets Owner With A Six-Figure Fine For Arguing With A Ref

During the Rockets’ series clinching win over the Thunder in Game 5 of their first round series, a curious moment happened on the sidelines in the first quarter. After apparently disagreeing with a call or non-call against his team, Rockets owner Les Alexander walked down the sideline to confront …

Ex-Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd will switch to WR at Baylor, source says

Former Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd announced Saturday that he will transfer to Baylor.<p>A source at Baylor said Hurd will switch positions to …

Luol Deng says he could see a lot of change on the horizon

To say Luol Deng’s contract is a point of contention among Los Angeles Lakers fans is an understatement along the lines of “Kobe Bryant is pretty …

NBA

Carmelo cut La La out of his new charity

Carmelo Anthony started a new charity and benched his wife.<p>The Knicks forward incorporated the Carmelo Anthony Foundation Inc. in July, bringing two …

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Teague, George propel Pacers past Knicks | Reuters

Teague, George propel Pacers past Knicks<p>INDIANAPOLIS — According to teammates, point guard Jeff Teague is the MVP during the Indiana Pacers’ season-best, five-game winning streak, which includes Saturday night’s 123-109 victory over the New York Knicks.<p>In just 30:57, Teague had 19 points, four …

Six unexpected sources of renewable energy

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>When it comes to discussions about renewable energy, solar and wind power often take center stage. To a lesser degree, other forms like geothermal energy and hydropower also get some attention. But many people may not be aware that there are many other sources of renewable energy …

Clean Energy

Be Here Now: A Guide to Happiness – Denisa Irene Oosthuizen

<b>Are you happy? Or are you still looking for the ‘magical feeling’?</b><p>Think of an inner journey to your happy place. Where would you start?<p>Picture this: …

Mindfulness

Djokovic, Nadal tested but advance in California | Reuters

(Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic broke his opponent late in both sets to eke out a 7-5 7-5 third round victory over an upset-minded Philipp Kohlschreiber on Tuesday as the Serb continued his BNP Paribas Open title defense in California.<p>Novak Djokovic of Serbia waves after withdrawing …

AJ McCarron Can Do More For Alabama Than Jake Coker

The glory position in football is quarterback. It is the position that gives schools the most prestige when alumni succeed in the pros. Alabama’s drafted quarterbacks the past 2o years: AJ McCarron (2014), Greg McElroy (2011), Brodie Croyle (2006), Jay Barker (1995). That’s it.<p>None of them ever …

US soldiers reportedly arrive in Syria to train Kurds fighting 'Islamic State'

US soldiers have reportedly arrived in northern Syria - the first official deployment of US ground troops in the country. The troops are tasked with …