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After raiding various addresses in the northwestern English city, police arrested two men aged 25 and 19, bringing the number now detained on United Kingdom soil to 13. Britain's MI5 intelligence agency has launched two urgent inquiries into claims it failed to heed repeated warnings about Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, according to United Kingdom media reports.
  • Underdog Cavaliers insist they have plenty of bite for NBA Finals

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    It's a safe bet that LeBron James will have the more spectacular statistical series . You can call it the "threematch". Meanwhile for the next year, as the Warriors grew stronger and more talented - creating history again by becoming the first team to ever go 12-0 on their way to The Finals - they stewed about that big-stage, highly-ridiculed embarrassment from the prior year.
  • UK PM May's Conservatives maintain 14-point lead over Labour: ICM poll

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    The Conservative general election manifesto includes plans for a Commission for Countering Extremism, which the party says will identify extremism, including the "non-violent" kind, and help communities stand up to it. Security experts have told the newspaper that full participation in security and intelligence co-operation with the bloc will be critical in the fight against terrorism.
  • Cavaliers rout Celtics in Game 5, earn trip to NBA Finals

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    The Cavaliers lead the best-of-seven series 3-1. The Celtics , who were led by Avery Bradley's 23 points, had no answers. "I kept telling the guys we've been through this before". Meanwhile, J.R. Smith and Kyle Korver helped spread out Boston's defenders by connecting on several wide-open scoring opportunities. Kevin Love had 15 points and 11 rebounds and was a plus-43, and Deron Williams added 14 points in 17 minutes off the bench in the win that made Cleveland 12-1 in the ...
  • Warriors' Mike Brown: Steve Kerr may be back for the Finals

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    But it can't all be sunshine and lollipops. This remarkable duo combined to score 134 points in the final two contests as Cleveland ended the series with a 135-102 Game 5 win Thursday night at TD Garden.The Celtics lost that game by 44 points to fall behind 0-2 in the best-of-seven series, then announced the next day that Thomas was done for the season.
  • White Sox's Miguel Gonzalez perfect through 6

    White Sox's Miguel Gonzalez perfect through 6

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    Romine's hard smash to shortstop Tim Anderson was originally ruled an error , and then changed to a hit later. "Just go out there and make pitches, let them make the plays and that's how things went". Willy Garcia smashed a 2-1 fastball off Tigers starter Jordan Zimmermann over Alex Presley's head in center. Davidson led off with a homer to centre and Narvaez drove in Yolmer Sanchez from third with a bloop single over a drawn-in infield.
  • Celtics forward Jaylen Brown 'questionable' for Game 5

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    In 2009-2010, LeBron's first stint with Cleveland ended with an Eastern Conference semifinal loss to the Boston Celtics . Led by its Big Three, Cleveland quickly built a 21-point lead in the first quarter, while getting lots of contributions from their teammates.
  • Real Madrid's 2-goal Cristiano Ronaldo: Now our focus is Sunday

    Real Madrid's 2-goal Cristiano Ronaldo: Now our focus is Sunday

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    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was delighted with his brace in victory at Celta Vigo last night. "One game to go", Ronaldo said. Madrid have claimed two Champions League crowns since Isco joined, but they have failed to win La Liga in that time, so none of those extras have yet been paid out.
  • Bernhard Langer wins Senior PGA for record 9th senior major

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    He had a 15-under 201 total, playing the par 5s in 10 under. "All these players are his friends", he said Thursday, according to the New York Times , adding that his father is a "golf fanatic". Spieth shot a bogey-free 65, and was standing on a chair to see over the crowd at the 18th green when Kisner putted up the mound to 5 feet of the cup, then made the winning putt.
  • Kvitova makes winning return at French Open after knife attack

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    After being attacked in her home last December and sustaining potential career-ending injuries to her forehand left wrist and hand, the 27-year-old player underwent several surgeries and started rehabilitation. Kvitova began things with a quick forehand victor on the opening point. The Greek's inexperience sometimes showed against Karlovic, hitting a double fault to lose the opening set and another one on match point.
  • Barcelona's directors and coaches will decide my future - Paco Alcacer

    Barcelona's directors and coaches will decide my future - Paco Alcacer

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    GERARD PIQUE didn't return to Barcelona with his team-mates after their Copa del Rey victory so he can fly out to Boston to study for a Master's degree. "I've had the opportunity to enjoy Messi at his best, performing at the highest level". And while Barcelona went on to secure the victory thanks to goals from Neymar and Paco Alcacer , Enrique paid homage to Deportivo's efforts.
  • Japan's Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

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    Sato, 40, avoided it all to seize the historic victory that eluded him in 2012 - when his last-lap bid to pass Dario Franchitti for the lead ended with a spin into the wall. I came here basically to prove myself, to challenge myself. He was the one vehicle where I couldn't really defend from him. "I'm not positive we would've had anything for those guys there at the end, but I think we definitely had a top five or six auto".