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Shiv Sena , the second biggest constituent of the National Democratic Alliance, has slammed the BJP for its choice of Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the presidential nominee of the ruling coalition. "Our cadre will give you a befitting reply", he said. The party first pitched Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat as its first preference, saying only a person like him can guide the country in the direction of being a Hindu nation, resolve the Ram Temple issue in Ayodhya and ...
  • All Whites improve but still lose to Mexico

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    Despite the off-field disruption, Ronaldo picked up the man-of-the-match award in Portugal's opening 2-2 draw with Mexico on Sunday. "But it's a 90-minute game and we have to have a look at what happened during the second half". Defender Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over the bar from the game's final corner in added time . New Zealand had not won any of their previous matches at three Confederations Cups dating back to 1999 but they had the better of the first half and went ...
  • Pacers Pick Up 3 Players In NBA Draft

    Pacers Pick Up 3 Players In NBA Draft

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    The conference put six total players in the first round by the time UCLA's T.J. Leaf went No. 18, Utah's Kyle Kuzma went 27 and Colorado's Derrick White was No. "I really like his length", McMillan said. "Today we didn't get a deal done but I'm confident we can in the future". Finally, the Pacers jumped back into the draft by acquiring the No.
  • Ducks' Stoner, Kings' McNabb Go To Golden Knights

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    The Golden Knights are Las Vegas' first franchise in a major professional sport. He received the loudest ovation at the NHL Awards on Wednesday night when he donned a Golden Knights jersey for a first time, and he appears poised to be the franchise's face for its start.
  • Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

    Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

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    Gallo lofted a fly to left field in the fifth inning of Wednesday night's game in Texas, and Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Steve Pearce crashed into the wall while in pursuit, missing the ball. "In baseball, unless you're playing.500 ball, you're probably not going to go anywhere", said Jays manager John Gibbons when asked about the milestone.
  • Nishikori retires injured at Halle as Wimbledon looms

    Nishikori retires injured at Halle as Wimbledon looms

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    The second part of the season is going to be really crucial for Andy and for Novak [Djokovic] too.' Speaking about his straight sets win over Mischa Zverev in Halle , Federer added: 'He started serving great, which put me under pressure as I wasn't getting many looks .
  • Cristiano Ronaldo : Real Madrid star summoned for July 31 tax hearing

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    It is hard to see Paris Saint-Germain and even United match such fees even in this era of overspending. Mourinho is yet to comment on his case, but the Spanish authorities must be having a field day with this bunch. Mourinho became a Spanish tax resident in 2010 when he joined Real, but did not declare image rights earnings because he had transferred his image rights to a company based in the British Virgin Islands in 2004.
  • Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick

    Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick

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    Luke Kennard is one of the best shooters in this class. Kennard is a smart offensive player with a quick release and the ability to flourish in the pick-and-roll. "Last night I watched their Louisville game in the ACC Tournament, and at one point he scored 10 straight in a tight game, 14 points in the last eight minutes".
  • Ronaldo to Appear Before Judge in July for Tax Fraud

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    Ronaldo has been summonsed to appear in court in Madrid on July 31 as part of the investigation. A Spanish state prosecutor last week accused him of failing to pay 14.8 million euros on image rights earned between 2011 and 2014, saying he used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to 'create a screen in order to hide his total income '.
  • Senate Health Bill Would Repeal Device Tax

    Senate Health Bill Would Repeal Device Tax

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    Late Thursday, Trump tweeted, "I am very supportive of the Senate #HealthcareBill . I look forward to hearing directly from Montanans on this legislation". Dean Heller and Susan Collins have also withheld support. In addition to the prospect of Ohioans losing health insurance, those on the call also anxious about what the impact would be on jobs in the health care sector if some version of the Republican bill passed .
  • James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for fellowship

    James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for fellowship

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    The fellow's job will be to help navigate the system for people making complaints against police, and to push for strong investigations . Officer Frascatore failed to attend hearings on excessive-force charges brought against him by the review board in 2015.