• Dikembe Mutombo is trying to gather investors to purchase the Rockets

    Dikembe Mutombo is trying to gather investors to purchase the Rockets

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    Mutombo, who finished his career as a Rocket in 2009, still has a home in the area and given the current personnel in the franchise, he doesn't see this as a rebuilding project for the next owner. Leslie Alexander is widely regarded as one of the best owners in Houston sports history, as he has brought two championship rings to Houston and always shown a willingness to spend money and bring in big-name stars.
  • Trump says Comey tried to 'leverage' dossier

    Trump says Comey tried to 'leverage' dossier

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    When asked by MacCallum if he would ever consider re-opening the investigation, Rosenstein answered "every decision we make ... about whether to investigate, whether to prosecute, is based upon the facts in the law [and] an independent determination with the insight and investigative work of our career agents and prosecutors".
  • Hot, humid weather arrives; heat hits hard downstate

    Hot, humid weather arrives; heat hits hard downstate

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    Highs will be in the upper 90s. Isolated storms possible tonight with a locally heavy rain otherwise mostly clear with areas of fog possible late. The big weather story continues to be the heat with temperatures not cooling down until Sunday with a weekend cold front. If we are to see anything develop, look towards the mountains.
  • Bethel has first three Honors Court members in men's basketball

    Bethel has first three Honors Court members in men's basketball

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    This marks the Bears fourth selection in the last five years. The honor is presented to players who are a junior or senior academically at an institution and posted a GPA of 3.20 or better at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year. The Abuja, Nigeria, native ended his career as a four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection, two-time SEC Community Service Team selection, a 2016-17 NABC Honors Court selection and a 2016-17 Allstate NABC Good Works Team nominee.
  • France sides with Qatar in Gulf row

    France sides with Qatar in Gulf row

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    He also stressed that Qatar must implement relevant anti-terrorism agreements. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), speaking at a press conference in Jeddah on Saturday with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, Al Jubeir said he hoped the crisis would be resolved by the Gulf countries themselves, and that Qatar would show the wisdom to respond to the demands of the worldwide community, not just the four Arab countries.
  • Trump Formally Nominates Huntsman as US Ambassador to Russian Federation

    Trump Formally Nominates Huntsman as US Ambassador to Russian Federation

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    The appointment is also high-profile because Congress and a special counsel are investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 president elections and whether there was any collusion with Trump's campaign. Trump and Huntsman have a history. The tweet came after Huntsman dropped out of the Republican presidential race. Trump's every move with Russian Federation has been scrutinized through that lens, with critics accusing him at every turn of going easy on Russian Federation.
  • First trailer debuts for Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle in Time'

    First trailer debuts for Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle in Time'

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    Ava, of course, is so patient and so hands-on. She let me put my creative position in it", said Reid. Along the way, they meet Mrs. Whatsit's fellow mystery women Mrs. They showed off a new poster for the film, and Winfrey got huge applause by parodying her famous car-giveaway line, yelling, "Everybody gets a poster!" The fantasy epic was written by Oscar-winner Jennifer Lee , who wrote and co-directed " Frozen ".
  • China voices support for Palestine

    China voices support for Palestine

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    According to Palestinian news agency Wafa , Xi said China would continue to support the "Palestinian cause and struggle to regain their national rights regardless of the global developments", and would continue to provide assistance to the Palestinian people.