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The US in May successfully tested a ballistic-missile defense system meant to intercept a nuclear attack from North Korea , but it did so in conditions short of an actual combat situation . Experts have consistently warned, however, that North Korea is slowly but surely working toward developing an ICBM. " North Korea is poised to conduct its first ICBM test in 2017".
  • Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

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    After a thrilling Game 4 in Cleveland, the Golden State Warriors took care of business to win Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals on their home court. The Warriors won 129. With 4:13 left, as the Cavs kept coming, Durant saw Curry sneaking into the paint and found him with a pass from near the halfcourt line that led to his layup and put the Warriors up 14.
  • Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

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    Durant became the first player with five consecutive 30-point performances in the NBA Finals since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000. Durant didn't really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. He had an fantastic series, just dominated. You want to achieve the highest honour in the team sport, which is winning the championship. "There were times where I was just stunned looking at the talent on the floor".
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers are Done, and They Know It

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are Done, and They Know It

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    When asked about the road Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry took to reach this point in their first season together, Kerr brought up the former Heat duo of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. "I said it after we won the Eastern Conference finals that we're getting ready for a juggernaut". "You have to trust everything that you've worked on and everything you've put into this game", Irving said.
  • Durant leads Warriors to championship

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    People from all around the world also did. Durant is the first player with five straight 30-point games in the Finals since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000. Cleveland is by far the best team in the East and as long as LeBron stays healthy they are a contender. "We didn't seem that nervous in Game 4", Kerr said before the game.
  • England Will Rotate Keepers In France Friendly - Southgate

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    Harry Kane will again captain England for Tuesday's friendly with France, while Tom Heaton and Jack Butland will share the goalkeeping duties at the Stade de France . Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who had given England the lead ahead of the dramatic finish against Scotland , said he was pleased with the progress of the national side under Southgate.
  • 'Amazing' Nadal better than ever, says Wawrinka

    'Amazing' Nadal better than ever, says Wawrinka

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    The 31-year-old claimed a comfortable 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 straight sets win at Roland Garros in Paris to claim the 15th Grand Slam title of his career. He has never lost any French open final and he is the first victor to have 10 Grand Slam singles titles for the same tournament.
  • Five talking points ahead of Serbia v Wales

    Five talking points ahead of Serbia v Wales

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    Serbia and Ireland remain at the top of Group D with 12 points each, followed by Wales (8), Austria (8), Georgia (3) and Moldova (2). The visitors had taken the lead through defender Martin Hinteregger in the 31st minute but might have left the Aviva Stadium with nothing had Shane Duffy's last-gasp effort not been ruled out.
  • Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate NBA champions Warriors

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    I'm just excited to do something special. "I would hope we're more ready, more prepared tonight". In a most handsome and poetic finish, the Warriors , who came into Monday night's game leading the Finals series 3-1, pulled off a flawless victory and won the game with a 9 point lead, leaving no doubt that they are the champions .
  • Highlanders beat Lions in thriller

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    The loss against a Highlanders side missing seven players on global duty was a disappointment for Gatland's men, who were looking to build momentum after beating the Canterbury Crusaders on Saturday. "For this game we said we had to keep it to single figures and we didn't, for one reason or another". Warburton then gave the tourists a third try after a dominant Lions scrum, only for Highlander Liam Coltman to retaliate from a lineout drive.
  • Warriors Beat Cavs 129-120 For 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

    Warriors Beat Cavs 129-120 For 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

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    James had a game-high 41 points and Irving hit tough shots all night but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led to easy baskets late in the game for the Warriors, igniting a deafening crowd. "You can't stop the guy", Durant said. "But I'm going to celebrate this one for now". "I don't need to be out on the court", James said. I knew it was gonna be a battle.
  • Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris

    Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris

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    Del Potro , the 2009 U.S. Open champion, was playing at his first French Open since 2012 because of a series of operations on his left wrist. The Scot said: "That was obviously a brutal match we played in Rio, but also one of the most memorable that I'll have in my career regardless of what happens in the final few years".