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After going a league-best 67-15 this regular season, Las Vegas doesn't think much has changed. They will face the Blazers in the first round of the playoffs. They are 61-21 this season, finishing six games behind the Warriors for first. The Spurs have won the NBA Finals five times, last doing so in 2014. Regardless, two of the longest shots on the betting board at +25000 each are the seventh-seeded Indiana Pacers (42-40) and eighth-seeded Chicago Bulls (41-41) in the East, and rightfully so.
  • Comedian Charlie Murphy Dead At 57 #RIP

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    The 57-year-old was a stand-up performer in his own right - and was perhaps best known for his sketches in the Chappelle Show , which sent up Hollywood stars including Rick James and Prince . He took a chance on a young director in The Player's Club . The actor was also the older brother of Eddie Murphy. I was always proud of my brother.
  • United States 'mother of all bombs' killed 90 Isis militants, say Afghan officials

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    The strike, which marked the first use of the GBU-43, the us military's largest non-nuclear device ever used in combat, followed weeks of clashes between the militants and USA and Afghan forces in Nangarhar province. USA forces took every precaution to avoid civilian casualties with this strike and will continue offensive operations until ISIS-K is destroyed in Afghanistan.
  • Georgia Driver Demetrius Hollins Had Earlier 'Encounter' With Fired Cop

    Georgia Driver Demetrius Hollins Had Earlier 'Encounter' With Fired Cop

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    Subsequently, the department announced it was firing McDonald's supervisor, Sergeant Michael Bongiovanni, after it said police discovered a second video taken from a different angle. "Trust is fragile", Ayers said, referring to relations between police and the communities they serve. Suddenly, a second officer comes running from the right hand side, the New York Daily News reported on Thursday.
  • NBC 5 Forecast: A Warm & Breezy Easter Weekend

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    Skies will be mostly cloudy with a low around 56 overnight. High temps in the 60s inland and 50s near the lake look to be the norm for the majority of next week. Temperatures almost steady in the upper 50s. West wind 7 to 15 miles per hour. Winds could gust as high as 20 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.
  • Carrie Fisher will not appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

    Carrie Fisher will not appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

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    On a related note, a fan event " Star Wars Celebration " is now going on in Florida, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first installment, "Star Wars: A new Hope". Four days after the actress was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), her son, Billie Lourd, announced his mother's death which completely shocked the " Star Wars " galaxy.
  • Sound Problems Sabotage Radiohead's Coachella Set

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    When the track ended, frontman Thom Yorke led his band off the stage after being notified the speakers were down, and returned again after four minutes. "I'd love to tell you a joke, lighten the mood, something like that". And the sound fortunately pulled through for Greenwood's thundering jolts of guitar on Creep .
  • "The Fate Of The Furious" Is An Outrageous Thrill Ride

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    We kick off the action in Havana, which according to this movie is populated nearly entirely by gorgeous women in skimpy clothes and hunky guys fixing up their street rods. "She's looking for ultimate power, she wants to be the person who decides whether or not we're going to survive". One of the biggest bummers of " Furious 7 " is that we never see Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), a decorated British special forces assassin, take out a large group of people.
  • Trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' finally here

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    Now reach out". She said the film will go "deep" into Rey's story and reveal how it can be hard meeting your heroes - presumably alluding to a cranky Skywalker. "That was what I thought was so incredible about her". He said: "Both of us were like, "Yes, how do you take her out of it?' And the answer is you don't".
  • Sergio Garcia graces cover of Sports Illustrated following breakthrough Masters victory

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    But he recovered to make a par. In a golfing sense, "El Niño" had graduated to "El Hombre", having joined his heroes Seve and Jose Maria Olazabal as Masters champions... All that Spanish passion was on display, raw as ever, this time sheer joy. "Justin wasn't making it easy". Garcia became the third Spaniard in a green jacket, winning on what would have been the 60th birthday of the late Seve Ballesteros .
  • LeBron James' Confidence Sky-High at This Point

    LeBron James' Confidence Sky-High at This Point

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    The primary goal is to limit Paul George's open looks, but the Cavs will also do their best to force the Pacers to swing the ball until it lands in the hands of Indiana's most unreliable shooters. What do you want? The Pacers snuck into the playoffs to the surprise of many. He's said they would try to take away the team's strength, which is Paul George.