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Sport Wyden Fires Up Sessions During Contentious Exchange
Author: 0 Wyden Fires Up Sessions During Contentious Exchange

He fielded questions about Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election, the ongoing investigation of Russian contacts with Trump campaign and administration officials, and the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey . Sessions had written a letter to Trump recommending Comey's firing. Sessions told the senators he has confidence in Mueller but said he had "no idea" if Trump did because he had not spoken to the president about the matter.

Sport ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Sri Lanka Vs South Africa
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Sri Lanka Vs South Africa

Sri Lanka were cruising at 116 for two when Imran Tahir was introduced to the attack and the momentum swung in South Africa's favour immediately. Kusal Perera provided some resistance, remaining unbeaten on 44, but at no stage did he look like mounting any stunning comeback. Amla hit just five fours and two sixes for his 103 and faced 115 deliveries.

Sport Chelsea identify Napoli star to replace Hazard
Author: 0 Chelsea identify Napoli star to replace Hazard

The Blues are confident they can sign the diminutive winger - who played under Conte with the Italian national team - for around £45 million. Insigne certainly has the talent to help out a team like Chelsea - but it takes two to tango, and neither Insigne nor Napoli seem to be terribly bothered with the idea of Chelsea's interest.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers to win NBA Finals

Instead, Durant was able to stay on the floor and the Warriors ripped off a 28-4 run that turned an eight-point deficit into a 16-point lead. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant speaks at a news conference after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif ., Monday, June 12, 2017.

Author: 0 Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions

He is probably the best nine in the world. Farrell's passing game is a key threat and his combination with Sexton was promising. What there isn't in the group though is a defensive leader. England played with 10 debutants and it was one of them, NZ-born Denny Solomona, who scored the winning try about two minutes from the end. They play to their strengths.

Sport Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats
Author: 0 Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

After the game, the Warriors partook in a celebration that, on the surface, looked like most championship celebrations these days, including ski goggles and alcohol showers. Back in February, Golden State star Stephen Curry said he thought Trump was an asset to the country - " "if you remove the 'et, '" Curry said. Veteran forward David West told The Undefeated he "probably" wouldn't go.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Although former Duke star Kyrie Irving had 26 and LeBron James had 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, Golden State finished a terrific playoff run Monday night with a 129-120 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers . "I'm cool", Durant added. But in the end, it was a case of too much Kevin Durant - with the angular superstar earning unanimous MVP honors in his first season with the Warriors .

Sport Golf roundup: Daniel Berger repeats as St. Jude Classic champion
Author: 0 Golf roundup: Daniel Berger repeats as St. Jude Classic champion

It's tough to say Berger won because of this par save, but it was a sporty way to open his round. It left all three well within reach of the leading trio at nine under - Chez Reavie , Sebastian Munoz and Charl Schwartzel . On Friday, Calcavecchia sandwiched four birdies around a bogey on the par-4 sixth hole, and he responded to another miscue on the back nine with a birdie putt on No.

Author: 0 Cornyn focuses on Comey, Clinton emails in Sessions' Senate hearing on Russian Federation

While he had recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, Sessions said , " I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations". Ron Wyden (D-OR) had a heated exchange with Sessions , in which Wyden said "the American people have had it with stonewalling ". Sen. Tom Cotton , R-Ark., compared Session's situation to science fiction, beginning his line of questioning by asking the attorney general if he liked spy movies.

Author: 0 Mitrovic denies Wales again

Aleksandar Mitrovic again denied Wales victory as Chris Coleman's men were held to a fifth consecutive draw in World Cup qualifying after their match in Serbia on Sunday ended 1-1. "He is a vital player for us and I look at Aaron even when Gareth is there", said Coleman. "The games will come thick and fast when the new season starts, and if we get a good result in Serbia we can take the momentum into those games".

Author: 0 Sabathia wins 5th straight, leads Yankees over Red Sox 8-0

You know, learn, it's pretty simple. The network sincerely apologizes to anyone who was offended by Jerry's comments", NESN said. The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry has had its share of memorable moments, but Jerry Remy might prefer that his comments Tuesday be quickly forgotten.

Author: 0 Tapwrit claims Belmont Stakes glory for Todd Pletcher

The colt stood in ice to help his hoof and was fitted with a glue-on shoe, an alternative for horses with a damaged hoof. Martin Panza, vice president of racing for NYRA, said Epicharis was walking soundly Friday. He also finished 10th in the Kentucky Derby and also had a dud in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth when he finished seventh. He was the second choice in the morning line at 4-1.

Author: 0 Halep, Ostapenko to battle it out for French Open title

Ostapenko has been creating history throughout the week, as she became the first Latvian to reach a Grand Slam semifinal on Tuesday when she bounced 11th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Only 19 years old, Jeļena Ostapenko upset former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki on Tuesday. A scruffy game followed from Ostapenko as a huge opportunity appeared to go begging, though she made amends in the tie-break.

Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from past year

The Warriors aren't just looking for another championship. It would take an even more unlikely comeback for the Cavaliers to prevent the Warriors from winning the 2017 NBA Finals and Durant might take less than the max in the offseason to keep the core together.

Author: 0 G-7 reiterates commitment to Paris agreement sans US

At the 22nd meeting of the conference of the parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, called the COP22 process, 48 nations promised to cut their carbon emissions dramatically and rapidly and move to 100% renewable power. The U.S. refused to endorse the summit's final statement in the part concerning climate, following President Donald Trump's recent decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on cutting global carbon emissions.

Author: 0 Scooter Gennett Makes Cincinnati Reds History Tuesday

Gennett is the first player since Josh Hamilton in 2012 to hit four homers in a single game. Prior to tonight, Gennett hit 38 home runs in 691 at-bats over four seasons with Milwaukee, including three in 111 at-bats this season.

Author: 0 Warburton returns to Lions lineup for Highlanders match

LIONS FULLBACK STUART Hogg is anxiously waiting on results from a specialist visit to determine whether the cheek injury he suffered against the Crusaders will end his tour. All statistics went against the home team and having been denied decent front-foot possession, the Crusaders were pressured into making mistakes. The Crusaders let themselves down with poor handling in slippery conditions and a lack of discipline.

Author: 0 Injury ends Hogg's Lions tour

However, the Highlanders hit back with a try through hooker Liam Coltman from a driving lineout, which was followed by Banks' victor with five minutes remaining after a brilliant scrum won them the penalty . "I have done several times since then, too". After being on attack, the Highlanders turned over the ball inside the Lions 22 before registering a monster scrum which forced the penalty and enabled Marty Banks to slot it on a tidy angle.

Author: 0 Murray stays grounded after best day on clay

Murray, the 2016 runner-up, reached the third round with a bruising 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) win over Martin Klizan of Slovakia. Almagro and del Potro were tied with one set apiece during the second round of the grand slam tournament on Thursday.

Author: 0 North Korea releases jailed American student

According to CNN , the basketball player refused to answer the CNN journalists' questions and inquiries at Beijing International Airport , the network said . The most recent menion of the United States at the Korean Central News Agency's English-language site is a screed condemning South Korea for its "despicable behavior of acting at the beck and call of its American master" by implementing the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD ) anti-missile system, meant to protect from a ...

Author: 0 Sailing-Sweden to face New Zealand in America's Cup Challenger final

Artemis led at the start of all three races. The victor of the series will challenge Oracle Team USA in the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Match next week. Helmsman Burling, an Olympic gold-medallist, was bullish in Bermuda and said his Kiwi outfit would've won regardless of Outteridge's slip. While it was "too early to say" whether SoftBank Team Japan would be back for another shot at the cup, Barker said he hoped they had a future given the fan base they have built up in both Japan and ...

Sport Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC ODI rankings, Shikhar Dhawan 10th
Author: 0 Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC ODI rankings, Shikhar Dhawan 10th

Dhawan's rise means his team-mates Rohit Sharma and former captain MS Dhoni have slipped one place each to 13th and 14th, respectively, while Yuvraj Singh has gained six places and is now in 88th spot. England leg-spinner Adil Rashid sits just outside the top 10 in 11th spot. England and Pakistan face each other in the second semi-final on June 14 at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.

Author: 0 Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England

The English flag was visible around the Stade de France , where the Republican Guard played a rendition of Oasis' Don't Look Back in Anger as fans and players showed solidarity and togetherness. The French were then down to ten men as the Three Lions equalised through Harry Kane once again. Kane , who struck the late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Scotland in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday, has now scored 11 goals in his past five appearances for club and country combined.

Sport Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title

Fourth seeded Nadal registered a 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory in two hours and five minutes over the Swiss third seed in the men's singles final. "I know Wawrinka is a very risky opponent, so my mentality was there all the time thinking that I can not give him the chance to be back in the match", the No.

Author: 0 Lakers bring draft prospect Josh Jackson in for a second workout

Though he averaged 16.3 points and 3 assists while shooting 54.9 percent during his lone season at Kansas , he considers his shooting stroke and ball handling as areas he needs to improve. While Lonzo is considered a top-two talent in the upcoming NBA Draft on June 22, the Lakers, whom Ball has expressed interest in playing for, haven't committed to him at No.

Author: 0 Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

Some have said Sessions recusal should have prohibited him from firing former FBI Director James Comey . Sessions said he was following Justice Department policy and would not discuss confidential communications with the president.

Sport Tiger Woods police report: He was found asleep at the wheel
Author: 0 Tiger Woods police report: He was found asleep at the wheel

Police found Woods , 41, buckled in and "asleep at the wheel" of his auto on the roadway in the right lane on Military Trail in Jupiter at 2:03 a.m. EDT (an hour earlier than police said on Monday), according to the affidavit . Woods' arraignment in Palm Beach County court on a DUI charge is scheduled for July 5. In 2009, Woods was involved in a highly publicized cheating scandal after his then-wife chased him out of their Florida mansion on Thanksgiving night.