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Basketball: Blazers’ Lillard left in limbo by Warriors’ wall of defense

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PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) – Portland leading scorer Damian Lillard has had a difficult time with a hovering Golden State defense and, with his team facing elimination from the NBA Western Conference finals, the Trail Blazer All-Star has a decision to make. FILE PHOTO: May 18, 2019; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard Read More

Assassin’s Creed fan? Man armed with 2 concealed retractable blades arrested in Paris (PHOTOS)

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French police have arrested a 27yo ‘assassin’ armed with two hidden blades, a sapper shovel and a pair of pruning shears, who said he was just a cosplay fan taking a stroll during the Yellow Vests protest in Paris. With his black hood and a military backpack, Thomas G., immediately aroused suspicion from Champs-Élysées police Read More

Trump enters row over state-led abortion crackdown

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US President Donald Trump has waded into the row over strict new abortion laws introduced by some US states arguing he is “strongly pro-life”. Mr Trump said he was against terminations except in cases of rape, incest or a “serious Health risk” to the mother. His intervention comes in a the face of mounting controversy Read More

GoT petition to remake season 8 with ‘competent writers’ hits 1 million signatures

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A change.org petition posted online by one extremely frustrated Game of Thrones fan has garnered over one million signatures as people clamber to share their despair over how the series’ final season is turning out. Based on the best-selling books by George R.R. Martin, the show is gearing up for its final episode. The series Read More

The Google city that has angered Toronto

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It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future – a smart city built from the internet up – offering citizens the chance to experience the very latest technology. That would include autonomous cars, innovative ways to collect rubbish and shared spaces for communities to come together in new Read More

As Chernobyl nuclear disaster feeds TV drama, is Ukraine looking at a real-life re-run?

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This month, HBO has launched its new historical drama ‘Chernobyl’, looking back at one of the worst nuclear disasters in history – but for Ukrainians, it’s also a chilling reminder that history could repeat itself. US cable giant HBO is reviving the 33-year-old memory of one of the worst – and the most infamous – Read More

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. Announces Voting Results From Its 2019 Annual Shareholders Meeting and Adjournment of Special Business

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (“Birchcliff”) (TSX: BIR) is pleased to announce that at its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held on May 16, 2019 (the “Meeting”), shareholders elected all five of the proposed nominees listed in Birchcliff’s information circular dated March 28, 2019 (the “Information Circular”). In Read More

Tall chip tale? Huawei’s backup plans leave experts unconvinced

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SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese telecoms network gear maker buys from American companies would be “hard to replace”. FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past Huawei’s booth during Mobile World Congress in Read More

Absence is coming: Game of Thrones finale could kill workplace productivity on Monday

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The final Game of Thrones episode premiering on May 19 is likely to cause major workplace conflicts, a new survey from the Workforce Institute at Kronos, conducted by the Harris Poll, has found. According to the study, the “Absence is Coming” episode could be as disastrous to America’s workplaces on Monday morning as it will Read More

Imperiled Dutch PM’s party: Vote us, or our Kremlin-loving rivals will give country to Putin

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When you get crushed at the ballot box and want to undercut the guys who beat you, the best strategy is to say they are in love with the Kremlin and want to sell the country to Putin, the ruling Dutch party apparently believes. People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), the party of Dutch Read More