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But despite there being three terror attacks in as many months resulting in the deaths of 34 people, he insisted the country is still safe. Islamic State, losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a US-led coalition, had sent out a call on messaging service Telegram early on Saturday urging its followers to carry out attacks with trucks, knives and guns against "Crusaders" during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
  • Cavs vs. Warriors Odds: NBA Finals 2017 Betting Preview

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    The ultimate championship rubber match, which most everyone expected the moment last year's Finals ended, begins on Thursday in Oakland and will cap what has been a predictable 82-game regular season and lopsided postseason. Kerr was able to run the past two Dubs' practices, so he is feeling better, but he's still not well enough to coach a game. May. LeBron James is making his seventh consecutive NBA Finals appearance and eighth overall.
  • Champions League: Fans head home after Cardiff final

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    Casemiro made it 2-1 after 61 minutes when his defelcted long-range wrong-footed veteran keeper Gianluigi Buffon - who has now lost in three finals - and Ronaldo swept in the third at the near post after a great run and cross by Luka Modric .
  • #CT17 Yadav takes three in India romp over Pakistan

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    Allrounder Hardik Pandya smashed three sixes at the start of his team's last over as India let rip to reach 319-3 from 48 overs after being put into bat at a rain-hit Edgbaston , which had nearly 25,000 spectators. "We selected a team that we thought could go out there and rattle the cages of India ". After Rohit reached his half century, Dhawan too changed gears as he smashed pacer Wahab Riaz for three successive fours before completing his half century.
  • 'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay Used To Date NBA Star Kevin Durant

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    They have since broken up. "They broke up when she went to law school", the insider told Us. Durant played at Texas during the 2006-07 season, becoming the first freshman to win National Player of the Year. She represents a triple-threat in other ways, possessing what critics call beauty, brains and a down-to-earth personality. After all, she's already admitted she got engaged to one of the guys.
  • Feuding French pair to play out bad blood at Roland Garros

    Feuding French pair to play out bad blood at Roland Garros

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    The 28-year-old Croatian notched his first win on clay over his opponent when he fired his eighth ace past him to set up a round of 16 clash with either Britain's Kyle Edmund or Kevin Anderson of South Africa. "I think that the relationship is not very good ", said the 27-year-old. The 2015 champion in Paris , Stan Wawrinka, joined Murray in the fourth round, a 7-6 (2), 6-0, 6-2 victor against 28th-seeded Fabio Fognini.
  • Afghanistan scraps cricket ties with Pakistan after Kabul blast

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    The blast also came as US President Donald Trump is due to decide on a recommendation to send 3,000 to 5,000 more troops to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation training force and US counter-terrorism mission in Afghanistan . German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said the "despicable" attack killed an Afghan guard from the German embassy, and added that some employees had been injured, though he did not give further details.
  • Nadal cruises into French Open quarters in style

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    The 15th-seeded Monfils moved into the fourth round at the French Open for the seventh time . Nadal, who turned 31 on Saturday, has dropped only 20 games during his first four matches , one game short of his best start at a Grand Slam .
  • America's Cup playoffs: Day One abandoned due to light winds

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    Thursday was a hugely mixed day for Land Rover BAR, who were badly beaten by Emirates Team New Zealand in the first race of the day before securing another week in the competition with a tight win over Groupama Team France. With one last day of round robin racing to come on Saturday, the challenger semi-finalists are now decided - New Zealand, Sweden, Britain's Land Rover BAR and Japan.
  • Podcast: Addressing dubious Lonzo Ball draft rumors

    Podcast: Addressing dubious Lonzo Ball draft rumors

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    Ball is expected to work out for the Lakers this week, who pick No. 2. It doesn't sound like the team is completely convinced by him, though, and at that point, the other risks become more pronounced if you're not dealing with a player you're very confident in.
  • Sailing - Oracle Team USA beat New Zealand, win America's Cup qualifier

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    France, who as late challengers for the America's Cup were regarded as underdogs, face Sweden, headed by Australia's Nathan Outteridge, on Saturday. With eight wins out of nine, New Zealand now need to beat Oracle Team USA to claim a bonus point which will give them an immediate advantage in the America's Cup final if they become the official challenger for worldwide sport's oldest trophy.
  • Kerr says he will coach Warriors for remainder of Finals

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    It got louder during the formal introductions. After Curry and Durant combined for 66 points in Game 1, they poured in another 65 in Game 2, while Thompson - who came into this game shooting 36.6 percent from the field and 33.8 percent from three in these playoffs - added 22 points on 8-for-12 shooting.