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5 Most Realistic Free-Agent Fits for New York Knicks

When the New York Knicks look to bolster their roster in free agency, their list of potential targets has to be limited to who they can afford.<p>Keeping Carmelo Anthony in the fold would restrict the Knicks to just the mini-mid-level exception—$3.278 million, per Larry Coon's Salary Cap FAQ—and …

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LeBron James isn't the only reason Miami's offense is great

The Heat have the best player on the planet, but their offensive success is due to much more than just one player. We explain how the Heat's spacing and off-ball movement forces defenders to pick their poison.<p>I wish "Miami Space" was an advertising campaign featuring LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in …

Nigeria bombings: 'Death toll passes 100'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1078000/1078382_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534553229_76eb09dc2feb6885cad51c2182332099<p><b>The bodies of at least 118 people have now been recovered from the sites of twin bombings in the central Nigerian city of Jos, the nation's emergency</b> …

Africa

Mark Zuckerberg is 30. Facebook’s users are aging, too

Mark Zuckerberg turned 30 today. Facebook’s CEO is getting older as his users are, too.<p>Conventional wisdom says that Zuckerberg’s creation has been driven by young people willing to adopt a new technology. Facebook began as a service available only to university students, and the median age of its …

Taliban Launch Summer Offensive, Attacking Kabul Airport And U.S. Military Base (VIDEO)

KABUL, May 12 (Reuters) - Taliban militants launched a wave of attacks across Afghanistan on Monday, the first day of their declared summer offensive, targeting the international airport and the United States' biggest military base near Kabul.<p>The Islamist Taliban have vowed to target Afghan and …

U.S., Florida officials confirm second case of MERS

(Reuters) - U.S. health officials said on Monday a second case of MERS, a deadly virus first discovered in the Middle East in 2012, has been found in the state of Florida.<p>The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus is seen in an undated transmission electron micrograph from the National …

Egypt charges 200 people with terrorism

Egypt's prosecutor general has charged 200 people with terrorism, accusing them of launching deadly attacks across the country, in the first mass trial of armed fighters since Mohammed Morsi's exit last year.<p>The accused are said to belong to Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, a Sinai-based group founded after …

Michelle Obama raises pressure over kidnapped schoolgirls

Michelle Obama has taken the unique step of delivering her husband's weekly presidential address to express outrage at the kidnapping of the Nigerian schoolgirls.<p>Speaking for the first time instead of the US president, before what is Mothers' Day in the US on Sunday, she said the couple were …

Ukraine: Security forces abandon Mariupol ahead of referendum

The second largest city in Donetsk region is left to pro-Russian protesters, as army withdraws to outskirts<p><b>Ukraine</b>'s security forces allowed pro-Russian protesters to rule the streets of the second-biggest city in Donetsk region on Saturday as the self-styled "People's Republic" prepared for …