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If Sinn Féin was concerned about her party's enhanced influence at Westminster it should move to restore devolution at Stormont, she said, because failing to restore a power-sharing administration would mean the return of direct rule. Top EU and British figures held "talks about talks" on Brexit Monday (12 June) but failed to nail down a date for the start of negotiations amid the fallout from Britain's chaotic election, officials said.
  • France and England unite to honour Manchester and London victims

    France and England unite to honour Manchester and London victims

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    France were forced to play a man light for the vast majority of the second period following the dismissal of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane but conjured victory through an Ousmane Dembele victor 12 minutes from time . "We've got some young players coming through that have got really good potential and can be exciting, but there is no short cut, " said the England manager, who will go to the Under-21 European Championship and Confederations Cup this summer.
  • Microsoft Unveils New Console; Xbox One S Gets a Price Cut

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    That means Xbox One games will play on each of these consoles. These exclusives do not invite the type of excitement that's needed to shell out hard-earned cash for a new console, especially not an iterative one that costs $100 more than the most expensive competition.
  • Kohli regains top spot in ICC ODI rankings

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    I seriously don't think that anyone is thinking about that game. We have obviously forgotten it. Kohli was also not bothered about what may happen if the famed and in-form Indian top-order flounders against Bangladesh . Rather, we have experienced players like Masharafe (Mortaza), Shakib (Al Hasan), Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim and Tamim (Iqbal)", Islam told leading daily "Prothom Alo".
  • Warriors deliver knockout punch to Cavs, win National Basketball Association championship

    Warriors deliver knockout punch to Cavs, win National Basketball Association championship

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    Durant only scored five points during the surge, but his presence drew so much attention from the Cavaliers defense that open shots were created for his teammates. Maybe most damning with respect to James' long-term prospects was his suddenly wayward jumper, which he lost completely for that initial postseason run and only briefly reappeared during Cleveland's historic comeback from a 3-1 deficit in last year's Finals.
  • Lonzo Ball pokes fun at his father in new commercial

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    Ball has tremendous length for a point guard at 6-foot-6, and has the craftiness and athleticism to go along with it. In his sole NCAA season, Ball led the country with 274 assists as the Bruins went all the way to the Sweet 16 before falling to Kentucky .
  • West Ham open talks ahead of £20m bid for Arsenal star Giroud

    West Ham open talks ahead of £20m bid for Arsenal star Giroud

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    The Frenchman has been in scintillating form whilst on worldwide duty. The France worldwide has been frustrated at his limited game time with the club this past season, having found himself behind Alexis Sanchez in the pecking order for a majority of the season with just 11 league starts.
  • NBA Free Agency Rumors: Blake Griffin, Gordon Hayward are Celtics' top targets

    NBA Free Agency Rumors: Blake Griffin, Gordon Hayward are Celtics' top targets

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    Of course, Griffin would have to leave a lot of money on the table to sign with the Celtics. The Clippers saw themselves as a potential threat to the Golden State Warriors. Horford's game has nearly completely become perimeter-oriented on offense. Last season, the Knicks aimed to trade Anthony to the Clippers for Griffin but they were prevented by a rule in the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Manchester United confirm €35million Victor Lindelof deal

    Manchester United confirm €35million Victor Lindelof deal

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    He told United's official website: "I am thrilled to be joining Manchester United". Provided the medical goes through smoothly an announcement could be made on Wednesday or Thursday. He is in line to become the second centre-back signed by United manager Jose Mourinho following last year's £30m (HK$298.1m) capture of Ivory Coast worldwide Eric Bailly from Villarreal.
  • US Open chiefs defend rough removal

    US Open chiefs defend rough removal

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    USGA officials told the Golf Channel the move wasn't a reaction to player complaints about the taller-than-usual rough, the most strident of which came from Kevin Na in a video that went viral on social media. The US Open is about as close as golfers get to stepping into a ring and this year they face a new contender for the sport's toughest test when they take on Erin Hills.
  • Warriors beat Cavaliers to take NBA title

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    James had 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists and Kyrie Irving added 26 points but the Cavs never could dig out of a hole created by a second-quarter barrage and ended their season with a 129-120 loss to the Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night.