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In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins

Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic p...

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins

Source: theguardian.com

Drake celebrates Raptors’ NBA title: ‘That dynasty’s over’ The “Drake Curse” is over and the rapper was basking in the glory of the Raptors first NBA champions. Drake, who watch Toronto’s 114-110 series-clinching win over the depleted Warriors in ...
07:24, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Warriors' dynasty crumbles in Game 4 loss to Raptors There was desperation simmering under the surface in a must-win Game 4, and the Warriors probably played their last game ever at Oracle Arena.       ...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Trial begins for ex-NFL player in series of rapes A jury in Southern California has heard opening statements from the prosecution and defense in the trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. He faces charges of raping two women last year and an u...
01:12, 05/21/2019

Drake begins trolling of Warriors in a Dell Curry Raptors jersey It didn’t take long for Drake to make his presence known at the NBA Finals. The Toronto Raptors superfan and rapper got right down to his trolling ways by showing up to Thursday’s Game 1 w...
08:48, 05/31/2019

Rape trial begins for ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. is scheduled to begin his trial on multiple charges, including raping two women last year and raping an unconscious 17-year-old girl in 2003. The ...
07:12, 05/20/2019

Former Raptors player Jonas Valanciunas hopeful he’ll get a ring Longtime Raptors forward Jonas Valanciunas, who was shipped to Memphis hasn't received official notice from Toronto on whether he'll receive an NBA championship ring. Kyle Lowry's giving him a little ...
19:00, 08/31/2019

Raptors’ Marc Gasol accept one-year player option TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Raptors center Marc Gasol accepted a one-year player option Wednesday for next season. The value is approximately $25.6 million, marking the final year of a five-year contract G...
00:36, 06/27/2019

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors during a Finals game on Wednesday, has been fined $500,000 and banned from games for a year, the War...
03:48, 06/07/2019

Warriors condemn minority owner who shoved Raptors player The Golden State Warriors on Thursday apologized to Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry after he was shoved by Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens during Game Three of the NBA Finals in Oakland on Wedne...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Raptors forward Leonard named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player for the second time after his team's championship win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday....
07:36, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Raptors star Kawhi Leonard making his case for best player in the NBA Kawhi Leonard has carried the Raptors to the brink of the first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history, and he's done it less than 100% healthy.        ...
11:36, 05/24/2019

Marc Gasol exercises player option to return to NBA champion Raptors Center Marc Gasol, who joined the Toronto Raptors in a February trade, averaged 12 points per game during the NBA Finals.       ...
00:36, 06/27/2019

In Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power begins to crumble The ruling AKP's loss in Istanbul's local elections was the worst political defeat Turkey's president has ever suffered, and it could be symbolic of a deeper crisis. Is this the beginning of the end o...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Toronto Raptors player Danny Green says it's a 'hard no' his team will visit Donald Trump's White House Fresh of his NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors, Danny Green, 32, says the team will most likely not accept a visit to the White House if offered by President Donald Trump. ...
19:00, 06/23/2019

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy ...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country’s mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to conclude by t...
08:24, 05/23/2019

Ex-A&M football player's trial begins in jogger's killing A former Texas A&M football player has arrived in court to be tried for the killing of jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015        ...
19:36, 04/29/2019

Lampard has no fear of player power threatening Chelsea return Dressing room manoeuvres thought to have been behind previous sackings but new incumbent is scornful of the ideaTo those on the outside it was the thing that drove Chelsea to titles during Frank Lampa...
01:48, 07/07/2019

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player A Sunday town hall with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was another sign of Fox News’s ability to influence the Democratic primary, despite a ban by party leaders....
02:36, 06/03/2019

Raptors coach calls Warriors' Steph Curry a 'transformational' player in three-point shooting Steph Curry’s influence on basketball is undeniable. With his three-point shooting, the Warriors star has changed how the game is played, even at the youth level.      ...
05:24, 06/02/2019

Hamza bin Laden: the end of a dynasty but not an ideology Osama bin Laden’s son was being groomed to be new leader of group responsible for 9/11 For most of the decade that followed the 9/11 attacks in 2001, hardly a day passed without news about al-Qaida. I...
17:24, 08/01/2019

NBA Finals: It’s Kawhi Leonard vs. the Warriors’ dynasty TORONTO — It’s “The Canadian Klaw” versus “The Dynasty.” Canada is all about basketball this week as it hosts its first NBA Finals game Thursday at Scotiabank Arena. Kawhi Leonard’s underdog Raptors b...
10:48, 05/30/2019

Choice Is Between Dynasty And Development In UP: Amit Shah In a last-ditch attempt to wrest Rahul Gandhi's home turf Amethi from the Congress, BJP president Amit Shah held a roadshow here on Saturday and asserted that the people of Uttar Pradesh will choose.....
03:48, 05/05/2019

Wayne Rooney insists he has much to offer as a player after joining Derby in player/coach role Wayne Rooney's surprise return to English football as a player-coach at Derby will shift attention to his post-playing future but the former England captain insists he still has plenty to offer on the...
12:00, 08/07/2019

Warriors Alumni Hold Tight to Their Place in a Dynasty Golden State has cycled through 38 players over a five-year stretch of dominance. Those who have left, like Leandro Barbosa and David West, try to explain the experience....
14:48, 06/02/2019

Trump Family 'Dynasty Will Last For Decades,' Says Campaign Manager President Donald Trump's campaign manager said Saturday that the president and his family are "a dynasty that will last for decades," prompting speculation about whether Trump's children might one day...
08:24, 09/09/2019

Sources: Fear of Lakers dynasty drove Clips' deal As fears mounted the Lakers had pushed to the cusp of creating an unprecedented Big Three, the Clippers made a blockbuster trade for OKC's Paul George and cleared the path for Kawhi Leonard to sign a...
15:26, 07/06/2019

Trump family ‘dynasty’ will ‘last for decades,’ 2020 campaign chief says President Trump and his family represent a political movement with the potential of transforming the Republican Party, according to Brad Parscale, manager of the president’s 2020 reelection campaign....
13:12, 09/08/2019

Opinion: Vulnerable Warriors facing the biggest test of their dynasty Injury-riddled and down 2-1, the Warriors are more vulnerable than ever. And getting back Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson doesn't guarantee anything.        ...
16:24, 06/06/2019

The Shrouded History of Nitocris: Was the Last Pharaoh of the Sixth Dynasty a Woman? Nitocris is claimed by some sources to have been a female pharaoh of ancient Egypt. However, prior to the Ptolemaic Dynasty, there were few female rulers in the history of ancient Egypt. Many of these...
03:36, 05/26/2019

NBA Finals: From possible fourth title to implosion. How will Warriors dynasty be defined? Golden State is trying to win its fourth title in five years. But free agency and other moves could shake up the roster this summer. How will it end?        ...
23:36, 05/30/2019

US women scoff at dynasty talk with different World Cup glory in mind The U.S. Women’s National Team isn’t a dynasty. But it will settle for being dominant — and repeating as World Cup champions. Golden State is a dynasty, with nightly brilliance and annual titles. But ...
11:36, 06/11/2019

High heels and an icy glare: how the Trump era brought back Dynasty dressing What would Alexis Colby wear? This autumn, fashion is embracing the style pioneered by the 80s soap opera – and emulated by the women in the White HouseOnce upon a time, the most talked-about family i...
15:48, 09/03/2019

Inside the Kennedy "Curse": Why This Family Has Been Touched by So Much Tragedy and How the Dynasty Endures Jacqueline Kennedy believed in the Kennedy curse. When first her husband, President John F. Kennedy, and then five years later his brother Robert F. Kennedy, were assassinated, she......
07:48, 08/03/2019

Poll Results Signal ''End Of Politics Of Dynasty, Casteism'': Mahesh Sharma Union Minister and BJP leader Mahesh Sharma on Thursday described the Lok Sabha results as a signal towards "end of dynasty politics and politics of casteism"....
21:00, 05/23/2019

'A dynasty for decades': Trump aide stokes succession speculation – live Campaign manager Brad Parscale’s weekend comment has raised questions about Ivanka and Don Jr’s future roles – follow live 6.28pm BST Morgan was asked about the US offering Temporary Protected Status ...
19:36, 09/09/2019

Duck Dynasty's Sadie Robertson Is Engaged to "Best Friend" Christian Huff The Robertson flock is getting a new member! Duck Dynasty's Sadie Robertson "screamed YES" to boyfriend Christian Huff yesterday during a romantic proposal, she revealed on......
14:48, 06/10/2019

With Kevin Durant injured, fate of Warriors’ dynasty depends on core four After an emotional Game 5 victory, the Golden State Warriors are left to pick up the pieces without an injured Kevin Durant as they try to finish off the Houston Rockets....
11:48, 05/09/2019

Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Youth leads way in startup Dynasty league Jamey Eisenberg looks at how several teams built their rosters in a startup Dynasty league, with younger players getting an edge over guys like David Johnson, Julio Jones and Aaron Rodgers....
15:48, 07/03/2019

Alaska mine developer Northern Dynasty wins U.S. EPA reprieve, shares soar The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would lift an Obama-era restriction on the world's biggest undeveloped gold and copper resource owned by Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd, sending the Canadian...
00:12, 07/31/2019

Allison Mack allegedly starved ‘Dynasty’ star Catherine Oxenberg’s daughter India The daughter of “Dynasty” actress Catherine Oxenberg spent a year on a 500-calorie-a-day diet while in Nxivm’s secret sex cult, a former slave testified Friday. Ex-member “Nicole” testified that “Smal...
02:36, 06/08/2019

Watch ‘Dynasty’ actress Catherine Oxenberg reveal Nxivm verdict to daughter India "Guilty," Oxenberg excitedly told her daughter India, who was not in the courtroom to hear Wednesday's verdict, over the phone. "Guilty, guilty on all charges....
00:24, 06/20/2019

Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Update: Players, prospects who've gained the most value include Ketel Marte, Max Kepler Those who play in dynasty leagues are used to having a steadier hand, well aware of the long-term repercussions that come with overreacting. But Scott White thinks these players' values have changed f...
15:48, 07/03/2019

Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Update: Players, prospects who've gained the most value include Chris Paddack, Josh Bell Different assessments come into play for dynasty leagues. Scott White identifies some of the risers and fallers for formats with more of a long-term focus....
23:00, 05/20/2019

Western Conference Finals Preview: Hungry for Its Own Title, Portland Aims to Dent Golden State’s Dynasty The Trail Blazers have run into the Warriors’ buzz saw in two of the previous three seasons, but led by Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum they believe they can compete....
11:36, 05/14/2019

Grambling State football player alleges ULM player 'spit in my face' during game Grambling State University football senior tight end Kalif Jackson alleges a Louisiana-Monroe player spit in his face during Saturday's game.       ...
05:12, 09/04/2019

Klay Thompson called it 'ignorant' to declare that the Warriors dynasty is over Thompson will miss time with an ACL injury and Kevin Durant is gone, but the NBA star says the Warriors aren't going anywhere.       ...
09:00, 08/02/2019

Why Mack Brown's fingerprints are the Clemson's dynasty he now must compete against North Carolina coach Mack Brown has a long relationship with Clemson's Dabo Swinney that helped make the Tigers a dominant college football power.       ...
23:48, 07/18/2019

Former 'Duck Dynasty' star Sadie Robertson gets engaged to boyfriend Christian Huff The 21-year-old reality star shared a video to Instagram showing all the details of the elaborate proposal.        ...
15:36, 06/10/2019

The Heir to a Tofu Dynasty Finally Learns to Make Tofu After leaving home to become an artist, the heir to a tofu factory returns to Chinatown to revive the family business. First problem: Find a recipe for tofu....
12:48, 09/06/2019

‘Using power builds power’: meet the woman tipped to lead the labor movement Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants, has struck a chord with activists calling for her to run for labor’s top job: president of the AFL-CIOSara Nelson, the president of ...
08:24, 09/09/2019

Prepare For the End of Game of Thrones With This Killer Music Video For SZA and the Weeknd's 'Power Is Power' The only thing Game of Thrones’ last season was lacking was, let’s be real, a great tie-in album, and now it’s got one. For the Throne, out now, is an album full of songs inspired by Game of Thrones, ...
00:36, 05/06/2019

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where...
21:48, 04/28/2019

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
21:36, 05/30/2019

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caus...
13:12, 08/10/2019

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by two generator...
22:00, 08/09/2019

'Duck Dynasty' star Sadie Robertson wants 'a lot of kids' with fiance Christian Huff Newly engaged Sadie Robertson says she wants lots of kids with her soon-to-be husband Christian Huff, telling People they're not in a rush though.        ...
19:36, 06/13/2019

The C3 Is Where Corvette Begins It was not the first Corvette, or the most powerful, or the fastest. But the ethos of the Corvette, style over everything, begins with the C3....
00:00, 07/25/2019

Take a look at this prop bet before NFL season begins To encourage as much betting action as possible in non-football months, sports books are offering a variety of special propositions during the baseball season. Among those is a futures “challenge” for...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Devils’ fun really begins after Ray Shero does it again Three years ago, Taylor Hall from the Oilers. Two nights ago, Jack Hughes at first overall. One day ago, P.K. Subban from the Predators. You can call New Jersey general manager Ray Shero, Big Play Ray...
08:12, 06/23/2019

What to Watch as the N.F.L. Begins a New Season Who will break out? Will rules changes help settle officiating arguments? Don’t bet on that — but note that more Americans can legally gamble as this season starts....
01:12, 09/06/2019

The NHL offseason begins: Where 31 NHL teams go from here Now that the NHL has crowned its Stanley Cup champion, here’s what’s next for the 31 teams as the offseason begins:       ...
16:48, 06/14/2019

The test for this Knicks administration begins now The Knicks’ rhetoric about top players wanting to be here because of a new culture, vibe and an engaging head coach in David Fizdale gets put to the test starting Sunday evening at 6 p.m. Kevin Durant...
10:48, 06/30/2019

Liftoff: the new race to the moon begins With Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and others making plans, the race is on to put people back on the moonFor Nasa employee Ryan Zeigler, the prospect of astronauts returning to the moon got real...
22:00, 05/27/2019

Not so fast, Boris... the fightback begins The new PM is settling in to No 10, but behind the scenes a no-deal resistance is forming. As the group hatch plans to avert disaster in October, Julian Glover forecasts stormy weather for Westminster...
01:24, 08/15/2019

Photos: WorldPride Begins in New York New York City is hosting this year’s WorldPride celebration and commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion. From parades to drag shows, here are scenes from the week....
23:24, 06/25/2019

Fed Begins Debate On Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June One month ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer. Now officials face a darker economic outlook, making such a move possible....
22:24, 06/06/2019

N.B.A. Begins Investigating Whether Salary Cap Was Violated After multiple team owners raised concerns, the league is looking into whether a frenetic free agency period included offers that are not permitted by the N.B.A. collective bargaining agreement....
03:12, 07/24/2019

Asian Stocks Slip as G-20 Begins Asian stocks slipped on Friday as investors awaited a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit, where trade negotiations will be top of the agenda....
10:36, 06/28/2019

400bhp+ Mercedes-AMG GLB 45 SUV begins testing Four-wheel-drive rival to the Audi RS Q3 is set for UK deliveries in 2020; first spy shots have emerged Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division has kicked off testing of the new GLB 45 4Matic on public roads s...
01:24, 05/25/2019

FC Tucson begins over-month-roadstand TUCSON – After FC Tucson’s 3-1 win over Toronto FC II on Wednesday, July 3, it’ll be a number of weeks before the Old Pueblo’s hometown pro soccer team plays at Kino Sports Com...
07:24, 07/05/2019

| Assange begins UK fight against US extradition WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a court he would oppose extradition to the United States as the legal process began in London, a day after he was jailed for breaching his bail conditions in a fo...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Nintendo’s Bowser begins his reign The new president overseeing Nintendo of America faces the challenge of keeping the company's business thriving while living up to the legacy of his beloved predecessor, Reggie Fils-Aimé....
02:00, 06/20/2019

The TV Bloodbath Begins: Keep Up With All the Renewals and Cancellations So Far What a time to be alive and also a TV fan. Networks are cancelling and renewing shows left and right, almost too fast for one person to keep up with. Life in Pieces? Blindspot? American......
08:24, 05/11/2019

DuPont begins new life after more than 2 centuries WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — It’s a new day for one of America’s oldest companies. The DuPont company began making gunpowder more than two centuries ago on the banks of the Brandywine River in ...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Active Weather Begins Wednesday The hot, sunny, comfortable, and quiet forecast will be coming to an end midweek. Better chances for rain and storms are expected for many days starting Wednesday. As for now, things remain pleasant o...
22:00, 06/04/2019

The Birtley takeover begins in Minsk Including the outstanding McCormack twins, four Birtley boxers make up a third of the GB boxing team going to the European Games this week, writes Mark Staniforth The post The Birtley takeover begins ...
13:36, 06/17/2019

The Raptors Are The Warriors Now Recency bias is a hateful but dominant force in the best-of-seven world, so the clear assumption to be made from Game 4 of the NBA Finals is that Game 6 seems unlikely. The Toronto Raptors are the new...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Road to 2022 World Cup begins in Mongolia The long road to the 2022 World Cup finals begins in the footballing backwaters of Mongolia on Thursday as the first games that count towards qualification for Qatar are hosted in Asia....
16:48, 06/04/2019

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assem...
12:36, 07/03/2019

Africa begins countdown to being polio free Africa has gone three years without a case of wild polio being detected, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, a significant milestone in the quest to eradicate the disease....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Bayern begins German Cup defense with 3-1 win over Cottbus Bayern Munich began its German Cup defense on Monday with a 3-1 win at former Bundesliga side Energie Cottbus, which was relegated from Germany's third division last season....
12:48, 08/13/2019

Mets are ‘back in this thing’ and now the real fun begins Mickey Callaway is right when he says the Mets are still “far from our goal,” which is qualifying for the postseason. But the journey is starting to get exciting. That’s something that hasn’t been sai...
12:48, 08/06/2019

Facebook begins adding its name to some screens on Instagram Facebook Inc started adding its name to some screens on its Instagram photo-sharing platform this week, one of the first links it has given users to its ownership of the popular platform....
07:00, 08/03/2019

NZ begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global suppor...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Apple Card begins its rollout: here's how it works Apple's much-hyped credit card has arrived -- if you applied to be notified when the Apple Card first became available, you'll be among the first to get access. But don't worry if you d...
20:48, 08/06/2019

| Im eyes breakthrough win as PGA Tour season begins South Korea's Im Sung-jae will make a quick turnaround from his Rookie of the Year campaign when he tees it up in the first event of the PGA Tour's 2019/20 season....
08:12, 09/12/2019

WFP begins partial suspension of Yemen food aid The World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday it had started a partial suspension of aid in Yemen, citing failure to reach an agreement with the Iran-aligned Houthis on controls to prevent the diver...
01:12, 06/21/2019

Trial of Cambodian reporters who used to work for US begins The espionage trial of two Cambodian journalists who formerly worked for a U.S. government-funded radio station has begun almost two years after their arrests...
07:00, 07/26/2019

Rape Trial Begins for Former NFL Pro Kellen Winslow Jr. Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. began trial Monday amid charges of lewd conduct, indecent exposure, raping two women last year, as well as a 2003 rape of an unconscious 17-year-old girl....
22:24, 05/20/2019

Haggling Begins Over Who Will Succeed ECB's Mario Draghi The opaque process for finding a successor to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is coming under scrutiny as the region faces economic and political turmoil....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Ofcom begins search for next chief executive Ofcom has begun the search for a new chief executive to replace Sharon White who will leave her post early next year.The UK communications regulator has appointed recruiter Russell Reynolds Associates...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Boris Becker trophies auction begins An auction of Boris Becker's trophies has resumed after the tennis star dropped a legal challenge to prevent it. The sale has been described as a "rare opportunity for tennis fans to acquire memorabil...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Summer begins with a triple digit drought TUCSON – It seems like by the time Summer officially arrives, it has felt like Summer for many weeks. Well Summer began today and the high temperature in the City of Tucson topped off at 99 degr...
07:36, 06/22/2019

RBS begins global hunt for CEO to replace McEwan Royal Bank of Scotland is searching for a new chief executive after Ross McEwan resigned, signaling a fresh start as it heads for full private ownership after a state bailout....
04:24, 04/29/2019

Amazon's Prime Day Sale Begins Next Week: What You Should Know Amazon's Prime Day 2019 sale begins next week and we've prepared a simple guide to help you with all the information you need before this year's Prime Day sale event....
13:48, 07/12/2019

N.B.A. Playoffs Hit the Second Round, Where the Real Fun Begins in the East After a mostly underwhelming first round, the Eastern Conference semifinals offer two compelling matchups that will have consequences far beyond the playoffs....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. (June 12)   ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

New Zealand begins gun buyback after mosque shootings Hundreds of New Zealand gun owners have surrendered their weapons in exchange for cash — the first of many gun buybacks in the country after the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings. More than $...
08:36, 07/15/2019

Race to succeed UK PM May begins with ten candidates nominated Ten candidates were nominated in the contest to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and prime minister, the party's 1922 Committee said on Monday....
19:36, 06/10/2019

Bolivia's Morales begins bid for 4th term despite complaints Cheered by thousands of supporters in Bolivia's coca-growing Chapare region, President Evo Morales began his campaign for his third consecutive re-election Saturday amid opposition assertions the cons...
02:24, 05/19/2019

A New Legend Begins in the First Trailer for Netflix's The Witcher We’ve had teases. We’ve had butt shots. But now, it’s finally time for us to properly introduce ourselves to Henry Cavill’s take on Geralt of Rivia, best known to fans of the CD Projekt Red RPG series...
00:48, 07/20/2019

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump administration initiative pushing for home procedures....
14:36, 07/17/2019

Vizio begins updating its TVs with AirPlay 2 and HomeKit After unveiling it at CES 2019, Vizio has announced that it's finally rolling out support for Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit platforms. Coming via an update to its SmartCast 3.0 platform, it&...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Germany's von der Leyen begins EU charm offensive The German defense minister was grilled by Green, Socialist, and free-market liberals as she faces an uphill battle to secure the European Commission presidency. Many are unhappy with the process of h...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against dr...
07:24, 05/29/2019

Bolivia’s Morales begins bid for 4th term despite complaints Cheered by thousands of supporters in Bolivia’s coca-growing Chapare region, President Evo Morales began his campaign for his third consecutive re-election amid opposition assertions that the constitu...
02:12, 05/19/2019

Kanter: 'After I leave the court, the fight begins' Enes Kanter is a devout Muslim observing Ramadan, a center attempting to prevent a three-peat -- and a political activist who sleeps with a panic button next to his bed....
15:00, 05/20/2019

Raptors' Nurse: Don't care about 0-2; we can win Raptors coach Nick Nurse is defiant in his belief that Toronto still has what it takes to rebound from an 0-2 deficit against the Bucks and advance to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise hi...
01:12, 05/19/2019

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of that franchise, it can be viewed in a more forgiving ...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Can the Raptors beat the Warriors again? Can Toronto do it again in Game 2 in front of another raucous crowd? Or will the Warriors bounce back in their hopes of a fourth championship in five seasons?...
21:36, 06/02/2019

The Raptors win Game 4 and we now have a series SportsPulse: The Raptors were dominant in their Game 4 victory over the Bucks and much of the credit deserves to go to the Toronto bench. USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt and Milwaukee Journal Se...
15:12, 05/22/2019

Drake And The Raptors Both Got A Talking-To From The NBA The Toronto Raptors will host Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight, and there’s no doubt Drake will be sitting on the sideline. He’s behaved like an unruly dingus courtside in Toronto, blurring the lines ...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Warriors vs. Raptors: Best of the NBA Finals The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
05:24, 06/02/2019

A look at the Raptors’ matchup with the Bucks The Toronto Raptors will play in the NBA Eastern Conference final for just the second time in team history when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday to kick off a best-of-seven series. Here's a...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Giannis: Raptors not like C's; Game 1 a must-win Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo said his team was "fine" after going down 1-0 to the Celtics, but it is far more critical to win Game 1 against the Raptors....
05:12, 05/15/2019

Lucky 7? Raptors face another must-win The Toronto Raptors will play an advance-or-be-eliminated contest for the seventh time in franchise history on Sunday when they face the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifi...
20:36, 05/10/2019

Drake is all-in at Raptors’ parade Drake is everything we thought he would be at the Raptors’ parade Monday morning. The rapper was plastered next to Kawhi Leonard throughout some of the event and he was posting live videos on In...
01:12, 06/18/2019

Warriors take Game 5 with 106-105 win against Raptors Stephen Curry has 23 points, Klay Thompson scored 12 and the Golden State Warriors lead the Toronto Raptors 62-56 at halftime of Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
10:24, 06/11/2019

Raptors not named Lowry go 0-for-15 in 4th The Raptors had the lead and seemed poised to steal home-court advantage from the Bucks on Wednesday night, before a fourth-quarter collapse left them with a loss in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference f...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amaz...
21:36, 07/15/2019

A Twist for the SEC as College Football Begins: No New Head Coaches Like much of the sport, the Southeastern Conference churns through its football coaches. But for the first time in years, no SEC team has a new boss. Nobody expects that oddity to last....
15:48, 08/29/2019

Egypt begins restoring golden coffin of Tutankhamun The tomb will be the cornerstone of a new museum near the Great Pyramids of Giza. The Egyptian tourism industry has foundered in the years since the uprising against ex-leader Hosni Mubarak in 2011....
22:00, 07/17/2019

Legal sports betting begins in upstate New York New York joined the growing list of states allowing wagering on sports after an upstate casino cut the ribbon on a new betting lounge Tuesday and took its first bet — $20 on the Seattle Mariners....
16:12, 07/17/2019

Trial begins in challenge to 4 abortion laws in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial began Monday in a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn four abortion-restriction measures in Virginia. The laws being challenged include a physician-only measure that bars ...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Facebook begins limiting Messenger forwarding in Myanmar Facebook says that in Myanmar, it's begun to impose limits on Messenger message forwarding in an attempt to curb content that violates its policies.Read More...
03:36, 06/21/2019

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale Begins Tomorrow: What You Should Know Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale is set to kick off from Tuesday 8pm for Flipkart Plus members. The sale will open for everyone else at 12am midnight on Wednesday. Here's everything you need to know......
11:24, 05/13/2019

YouTube's exclusive MLB coverage begins streaming today Earlier this year YouTube announced an exclusive 13-game streaming deal with Major League Baseball -- and it's starting today. If you're in the USA, Canada or Puerto Rico you'll be able...
13:36, 07/18/2019

Mapping begins of lands lost to North Sea during stone age Expedition sets out to explore Doggerland, home to submerged Mesolithic cultureLost at the bottom of the North Sea almost eight millennia ago following the end of the ice age, a vast land area between...
20:24, 05/08/2019

New Zealand begins first round of gun buybacks after Christchurch attack Government has set aside more than NZ$200m to remove military-style firearms from circulationDozens of Christchurch gun owners have handed over their weapons in exchange for cash in the first of more ...
09:12, 07/13/2019

Oro Valley Kids Concert Series begins in September Courtesy: Oro Valley Arizona ORO VALLEY – Singing and dancing always brighten up someone’s day. The Town of Oro Valley and the Music and Dance Academy will soon host the Oro Valley Kids Concer...
04:36, 08/15/2019

Brazil's Sky-High Murder Rate Begins to Fall Homicides in Brazil have declined by a fifth this year after falling in 2018 at the fastest rate in at least a decade, reversing a violent trend that has haunted Latin America’s biggest nation....
21:00, 09/10/2019

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member....
01:24, 06/12/2019

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas production begins restarting after Barry U.S. offshore oil producers restarted 4% of the production shut by Tropical Storm Barry last week, according to a report on Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Trump slams China as new U.S. begins new trade talks The United States and China resume trade negotiations Tuesday in Shanghai, for the first talks away from the capital cities of Washington and Beijing....
19:24, 07/30/2019

IOC begins conference to decide on 2026 Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are       ...
12:36, 06/24/2019

Relationships fracture as the last war begins in Game Of Thrones (experts) Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these...
07:24, 05/06/2019

The Road To The 2020 World Car Awards Begins With Two Big Announcements The World Car Awards' confirmed status as the number one awards program across the globe for the seventh consecutive year according to Prime Research's latest Global Automotive Awards media monitoring...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Volkswagen's 'friendlier, people-focused' era begins with the ID 3 Electric hatch's 'smiling face' is a sign that Volkswagen is leaving the legacy of Dieselgate behind There was some light relief at the Frankfurt show's annual Volkswagen Group night during the revea...
15:00, 09/10/2019

Williams begins F1 car upgrades for Spanish GP as "backlog" cleared Williams has some "exciting things in the pipeline" as it bids to close the gap to the Formula 1 midfield after finally clearing a manufacturing "backlog" that was preventing development...
17:00, 05/06/2019

ABC silences Speechless, as the annual TV cancellation bloodbath begins It’s that time of year yet again, folks: Bloodbath Day, a.k.a. the annual holiday that sees the major TV networks take a grisly axe to all your favorite mid-tier shows, in advance of rolling out their...
08:36, 05/11/2019

EU begins rethinking fiscal rules as economy slows The European Union is bracing for a review of its strict fiscal rules as the bloc's economy slows, while monetary stimulus is seen as being close to its limits, according to an EU document and of...
19:48, 09/10/2019

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Pr...
08:24, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-NZ begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global suppor...
08:12, 05/13/2019

Israel Begins Demolition Of Palestinian Homes In Jerusalem Israel began demolishing a number of Palestinian homes it considers illegal south of Jerusalem early Monday, an AFP journalist said, in a move which has drawn international concern....
09:36, 07/22/2019

Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after the government previously said it did not ha...
20:36, 07/25/2019

NFL notebook: Chargers RB Gordon begins camp holdout Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon didn't report to training camp on Wednesday, beginning his holdout as he looks to land a new contract....
05:24, 07/25/2019

Puerto Rico begins impeachment against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Puerto Rico’s legislature has begun an impeachment process against embattled Governor Ricardo Rosselló, a senior lawmaker said Wednesday. This comes after a probe into leaked Telegram app chat m...
01:12, 07/25/2019

India successfully shoots for moon, begins 14-day mission Days after Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, India launched an unmanned flight bound for the far side of the moon.        ...
20:48, 07/22/2019

INDIA LIVE-Markets on tenterhooks as counting begins May 23 (Reuters) - 0230 GMT: DESPITE THIS WEEK'S RALLY, MARKETS STILL NOT FULLY CONVINCED OF MODI WIN Counting of votes in the Indian general election has started with results expected within a few ho...
05:12, 05/23/2019

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that h...
03:36, 06/18/2019

Arizona Legislature begins work on budget bills PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House committee charged with reviewing the state budget proposal has kicked off a daylong hearing on the $11.8 billion spending plan. Minority Democrats on the appropriation...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Trial begins for man feds say was Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A Bronx man who is accused of working as a deep-cover “sleeper” agent for Hezbollah — appearing to lead an otherwise normal life while secretly conducting surveillance on New York City-area airports a...
03:12, 05/08/2019

US Navy SEAL's Trial For War Crimes Begins In San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a US Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has...
05:00, 06/18/2019

New Zealanders turn in thousands of guns as buyback begins New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by a mass shooting....
18:00, 07/21/2019

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
18:48, 05/23/2019

Federer begins grasscourt season with win over Millman in Halle Roger Federer began his preparations for next month's Wimbledon Championships with a 7-6(1) 6-3 victory over unseeded Australian John Millman in the opening round of the Halle Open on Tuesday....
20:36, 06/18/2019

Peru begins requesting passports and visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru’s northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country...
16:48, 06/15/2019

PM Modi, Other Leaders Greet Nation As Ramzan Begins Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the nation on the beginning of the holy month of Ramzan. "May this auspicious month further the spirit of harmony, happiness and brotherhood in our society,"...
08:12, 05/07/2019

U.S. begins return of $200 million in 1MDB funds to Malaysia The U.S. government has begun returning to Malaysia some $200 million recovered from asset seizures linked to state fund 1MDB, with about a quarter of the amount already repatriated, the two countries...
09:12, 05/07/2019

Splatoon 2’s Final Splatfest Begins, Though The Stakes Are Unclear Splatoon 2’s final official Splatfest popped off today. It’s pitting order against chaos in what Splatoon 2 is calling the “Splatocolypse.”...
22:12, 07/18/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch mosque shooting New Zealand's Royal Commission inquiry will look into the suspected gunman's activities, use of social media and international connections, as well as whether there were inappropriate priority setting...
06:36, 05/13/2019

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party ...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
13:24, 07/19/2019

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority....
09:36, 05/24/2019

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and hidden in a closet for at least three years, a pros...
07:24, 06/19/2019

New Zealand begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global suppor...
05:24, 05/13/2019

Reds 2B Gennett (groin) begins rehab assignment Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett, sidelined all season after suffering a severe groin strain near the end of spring training, began a rehab assignment at Class-A Daytona on Monday....
10:00, 06/18/2019

The first 'Fortnite' Champion Series begins August 17th Now that Fortnite's tenth season is underway and the World Cup is fading out of view, Epic is ready to outline what comes next for competitive play in its battle royale title. The first Champion...
10:48, 08/04/2019

Hong Kong Protests: Another Weekend of Demonstrations Begins A peaceful rally led by teachers began a weekend of planned protests, days after demonstrators and the police were both criticized for escalating violence....
08:24, 08/17/2019

Research, restoration begins on Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ AMSTERDAM — Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project Monday, using high-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn’s iconic “Night Watc...
02:48, 07/09/2019

CBOE Begins Trading Options on VelocityShares' EVIX CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it has begun trading options on the VelocityShares® 1x Long VSTOXX Futures ETN (Bats: EVIX), which are based on the VSTOXX Short-Term Fu...
20:12, 05/01/2019

FIA begins investigation into F2 driver Anthoine Hubert's accident Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says the FIA's investigation into the accident that killed Formula 2 driver Anthoine Hubert has begun, but there is no timeframe on its duration...
06:12, 09/02/2019

Australia: Counting begins after climate-focused election Australia's parliamentary vote is turning out to be a cliffhanger, as the ruling conservative coalition faces a possible upset from the center-left Labor party. Climate change was a major factor in th...
14:36, 05/18/2019

US begins extradition case against Julian Assange in London WikiLeaks founder declines to consent to being taken to US to face chargesJulian Assange has declined a chance to consent to his extradition to the US at a court hearing in London where the American g...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Colombia tribunal begins hearing evidence on use of fracking Colombia's top administrative court on Friday began hearings that could be long and contentious about proposals to drill for oil using the technique known as fracking, hailed for sharply boosting supp...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monday....
13:36, 06/18/2019

More than 7 million homes are at risk as hurricane season begins Saturday, June 1, marks the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season and NOAA analysts are predicting a near-normal year: two to four major hurricanes.        ...
05:00, 06/01/2019

Mother’s Day Weekend ‘Cease-Fire’ Begins In Baltimore BALTIMORE (AP) — A 72-hour “Cease-Fire” Mother’s Day weekend is beginning in Baltimore. Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence has set a goal for the city to go for three days without a...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Freeport LNG begins Train 1 production on Aug. 12-Osaka Gas, JERA The Freeport LNG project in Texas, United States, has started production at its first liquefaction train on Aug. 12 and aims to start commercial operation in the fall this year, Japan's Osaka Gas Co L...
12:00, 08/20/2019

Egypt begins restoration on King Tut’s golden coffin Egypt says it has started the first-ever restoration on a gold-covered sarcophagus of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun, ahead of the country’s new museum opening next year...
16:00, 08/04/2019

OPEC Warns Against Mixing Oil and Politics as U.S. Iran Ban Begins The head of the OPEC warned against the political use of oil markets during a trip to Tehran, as tightened U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports begin....
13:36, 05/02/2019

Gears 5 multiplayer tech test begins in July The Coalition has confirmed that it will be hosting technical test sessions for some of Gears 5’s Versus multiplayer modes in July. First mentioned during E3 2019, these tests will take pl...
20:36, 07/06/2019

For Kentucky Derby horses, sunrise is when the work begins LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Some horses beat the sunrise over the backside at Churchill Downs for their workouts. Other colts await the first light and warmth of day before preparing for Saturday’s K...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei’s much anticipated EMUI 9.1 update begins rolling out in the UAE Huawei has started rolling out their latest OS update, EMUI 9.1, to a wide array of Huawei phones in the UAE starting with the Mate 20 series. The update brings with it a host of speed and performance...
18:00, 07/03/2019

French glassware maker Verallia begins IPO process French glass bottle maker Verallia said on Thursday it had begun the process for an initial public offering in Paris, setting the stage for the largest new listing in the country this year....
09:12, 09/05/2019

Deutsche Bank begins 18,000 job cull in $8.3 billion reinvention Deutsche Bank laid off staff in Asia on Monday as it began cutting 18,000 jobs as part of a 7.4 billion euro ($8.3 billion) "reinvention" set to tip Germany's largest lender into yet another annual lo...
14:24, 07/08/2019

Rembrandt's 'The Night Watch' begins on-site restoration Rembrandt's 17th century masterpiece "The Night Watch" begins restoration work on Monday in Amsterdam where visitors will be able to watch every step of the Rijksmuseum's biggest ever project....
17:24, 07/08/2019

Charity begins at the pub: London bar seeks 'most ethical' title Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, "The Green Vic" in London's trendy Shoreditch district is aiming to be the world's most ethical pub....
04:36, 07/09/2019

CCC Team announce Trentin signing as rebuild begins "CCC Team’s new roster for next year has begun to take shape as the organisation announced the signing of Matteo Trentin from Mitchelton-Scott on Friday."...
16:12, 08/02/2019

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
21:36, 05/14/2019

US begins investigation of France's planned tax on tech giants Washington has said it is "very concerned" regarding the proposals coming from Paris to tax digital services. President Trump's administration has argued that the French tariffs are unfairly targeting...
01:36, 07/11/2019

City begins rollout of thousands of new speed cameras Thousands of new speed enforcement cameras are coming to New York City. The state’s new speed law went into effect on Thursday — allowing city officials to dramatically expand the number of scho...
02:36, 07/12/2019

Phil Mickelson’s work toward elusive US Open begins now Phil Mickelson had a very Phil Mickelson round on Saturday in the third round of the PGA Championship. It was a wild one, featuring just six pars in 18 holes. The problem was, he carded just three bir...
05:12, 05/19/2019

Abortion retrial for Evelyn Hernandez begins again in El Salvador The retrial of a teenage rape victim will continue Friday in El Salvador, in a case that has drawn global attention to the country's strict anti-abortion laws....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Prakash Raj Begins Week-Long Campaign For AAP In Delhi Actor Prakash Raj on Saturday began his week-long campaigning for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the national capital on Saturday and urged people to come together to reclaim the republic....
03:48, 05/05/2019

Horse-Trading Begins for Italy’s Next Government. Who Will Outsmart the Other? The hard-right leader Matteo Salvini may have underestimated his rivals’ determination to stop him. Then again, anything can happen in Italian politics....
22:12, 08/21/2019

"Your One Vote Will...":PM Modi Tweets As Polling Begins For 7th Phase Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted this morning and urged voters in 59 parliamentary constituencies in seven states polling in the last phase phase of national elections to step out and "vote in......
09:24, 05/19/2019

Giants’ crazy offseason is over and now the real test begins ARLINGTON, Texas — It’s been a long time since one of our teams has needed to embrace these two words more fervently, with the hope of the true believer, with the frenzied faith of a secular acolyte. ...
13:12, 09/08/2019

Month of Ramadan fasting for many Muslims begins Monday DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Muslims in Southeast Asia and much of the Middle East, including Iraq and Saudi Arabia, are starting the fasting month of Ramadan on Monday. Millions more, however, ...
21:36, 05/05/2019

'First-cut-of-steel' begins new era in nuclear weapons, submarine warfare Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm in strategically vital waters around the globe, b...
18:00, 06/25/2019

US hospital ship begins 5-month mission in the Americas WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort begins on Friday a five-month medical assistance mission in 11 countries of the Americas affected by Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis. U.S. N...
22:36, 06/13/2019

Sudan: 4 dead after civil disobedience campaign begins The opposition has called on people across Sudan to join a civil disobedience campaign to force a transition of power. Monday marks a week since the ruling military council's forces killed more than 1...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Polling Begins At A Slow Pace In Uttar Pradesh  An estimated 9.59 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the first two hours of polling in 13 constituencies of Uttar Pradesh in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections Monday....
07:48, 04/29/2019

Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn is crowned as three-day coronation begins The solemn ceremony in Bangkok means the new monarch is fully consecrated as a ‘god-king’Thailand has crowned its new King Maha Vajiralongkorn, marking the first ascension of a new monarch in seven de...
11:36, 05/04/2019

Cboe Risk Management Conference U.S. Begins Wednesday CHICAGO – March 5, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets will host the 34th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) U.S. this week at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida....
14:36, 05/01/2019

Sam Darnold begins Year 2 in impressive fashion for Jets Sam Darnold’s first throw of the preseason was not pretty. He threw toward wide receiver Quincy Enunwa on the sideline, but Giants safety Jabril Peppers nearly intercepted it. That would be Darnold’s ...
12:24, 08/09/2019

U.S. Begins Inquiry Into French Digital Services Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology companies particularly, by targeting trading partners....
02:00, 07/11/2019

Nadal begins Rogers Cup defense, beats Evans Rafael Nadal came back from a 5-2 deficit in a first-set tiebreak to take a 7-6 (6), 6-4 victory over British qualifier Daniel Evans on Wednesday at the Rogers Cup in Montreal....
06:24, 08/08/2019

Indiana Statehouse tribute begins services for ex-Sen. Lugar INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two days of memorial services for former Sen. Richard Lugar will begin with a tribute at the Indiana Statehouse. The senator’s casket will be brought into the Statehouse Rotu...
16:36, 05/14/2019

As PM Modi Begins New Term, Why Tamil Nadu Has No Representative Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 58-member Council of Ministers has no representative from its Tamil Nadu ally AIADMK, which won one seat in the Lok Sabha polls. Many say the party missed the bus......
21:48, 05/30/2019

Raptors aim to tie Eastern Conference finals TORONTO - The game of adjustments will continue Tuesday night when the host Toronto Raptors try to even the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks....
09:24, 05/21/2019

Raptors win broadcast at wedding reception If Dolly Kambo couldn't see Kawhi Leonard sink a legendary shot for her favourite sports team in person, then watching him do it from a relative's wedding was the next best thing....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Bucks beat Raptors 108-100 to take Game 1 It was a pure-hustle play that was trademark Kyle Lowry. During the third quarter Wednesday night, the Toronto Raptors point guard made like a beach volleyball player, diving wildly to bat in a waywar...
11:12, 05/16/2019

The Raptors' Defense Was Outrageous In The Clutch The Sixers hit their last field goal in the half-court—a long, and-one leaner by J.J. Redick—with 3:29 remaining in Game 7. Then the Raptors put the clamps on. Philly would only even hit the rim one m...
22:12, 05/13/2019

Rested Bucks ready for Raptors Depth could make the difference when the well-rested Milwaukee Bucks host the opener of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night against the Toronto Raptors, who were extended to the last possibl...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Raptors hope for one more momentum swing In the wild, unpredictable NBA Eastern Conference semifinal between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers, the team that seems to take control of the series in one game ends up getting humbled in...
20:36, 05/10/2019

Bucks take 1-0 lead into game 2 against the Raptors Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (60-22, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Bucks, Raptors both looking to improve in Game 2 The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-17 in the fourth quarter -- 10-0 in the final 3:31...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Raptors confident ahead of do-or-die Game 7 Kyle Lowry had a massive Game 7 against the Miami Heat in 2016, scoring 35 points and flirting with a triple-double to carry the Raptors to their first appearance in the Eastern Conference finals....
22:24, 05/11/2019

The Raptors Won But Finals Chaos Still Reigns It’s cheap to say that the Raptors beat the Gldn Stae Warors (which is to say, 63 percent of the Golden State Warriors) in Game 3 of the NBA Finals; in fact, it isn’t much of a stretch to say that the...
16:12, 06/06/2019

Hey, Raptors Fans, You Want Fries With Those 3-Pointers? A season-long McDonald’s promotion tied to the Toronto Raptors’ shooting has resulted in more than two million orders of French fries being given away....
23:24, 06/13/2019

The Raptors Had a Title in Their Grasp. Now They Must Regroup. With three minutes left, the Raptors looked in full control of Game 5. But then the Splash Brothers showed up, leading to a devastating loss for Toronto....
16:24, 06/11/2019

Raptors rally to take 3-1 stranglehold on NBA Finals The Toronto Raptors produced a strong third quarter to defeat the Golden State Warriors 105-92 in Oakland on Friday to take a 3-1 lead in the Finals and move one win away from the franchise's first NB...
13:24, 06/08/2019

NBA Finals: Best photos from Raptors-Warriors The festivities surrounding the 2019 NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors are underway.        ...
11:12, 05/30/2019

76ers vs. Raptors: The ‘Over’ looks bettor-friendly It is almost impossible to find an edge in the postseason of any sport. A season of play has already passed, and lines are as tight as possible. Nevertheless, in playoff series, like in the NBA, it is...
23:12, 05/12/2019

Ranking the top 30 Warriors and Raptors in the NBA Finals Steph or Kawhi? Klay or Lowry? And where should sidelined stars Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins check in? We're ranking the top 30 players in the Finals....
21:48, 05/30/2019

Siakam stars for Raptors with all-around effort Pascal Siakam, who has become a jack-of-all-trades at both ends for the Raptors, did "a little bit of everything" Thursday night in powering Toronto to victory in its first NBA Finals game....
08:00, 05/31/2019

How the underdog Raptors have taken control of the Finals The only Canadian team in the NBA is one game away from winning its first league championship when the Toronto Raptors host the Golden State Warriors on Monday night (ABC, 9 p.m.). As prohibitive pre-...
19:00, 06/10/2019

NBA Finals Game 2: Warriors at Raptors Can Toronto do it again in Game 2 in front of another raucous crowd? Or will the Warriors bounce back in their hopes of a fourth championship in five seasons?...
13:36, 06/02/2019

2019 NBA Finals: Price is right on the Raptors “Pascal Siakam won’t be able to shoot 14-of-17 from the floor again.” It’s the phrase shouted by pundits and Golden State backers after Game 1 went to Toronto, and it is accurate. To expect Siakam to ...
23:12, 06/02/2019

Raptors say OG Anunoby will be active for Game 2 TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors might be getting some bench help for Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Raptors coach Nick Nurse says OG Anunoby will be available for Sunday night’s game against the G...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half to beat the Toronto Raptors 109...
05:24, 06/03/2019

N.B.A. Finals: Warriors Tie Series With Raptors A starting lineup change and a huge third quarter helped Golden State beat Toronto, but the win came with injuries to Klay Thompson and Kevon Looney....
06:24, 06/03/2019

What If The Raptors Had To Choose Between Kawhi And Drake? There are rules to the Deadcast, although we don’t generally pay that much attention to them. For the most part, as you might have noticed, it goes like this: Bullshit/sports, sports, sports/Funbag, F...
23:12, 06/05/2019

Give This One to the Raptors, but the N.B.A. Finals Aren’t Over What is the significance of a victory over a Warriors team that had lost to injury two probable Hall of Fame players — Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant?...
16:24, 06/06/2019

The Toronto Freaking Raptors Are Now NBA Champions The Toronto Raptors, of all teams, are your new NBA champions, after pulling out a 114–110 win in Oakland in Thursday night’s Game 6. It wasn’t necessarily a series that will be remembered for its aes...
12:24, 06/14/2019

What Can The Raptors Possibly Do To Make People Believe The Lie? The Raptors took down the Bucks on Saturday, 100-94, to clinch an NBA Finals berth for the first time in franchise history. With that series victory, Toronto seemingly vanquished the infamous Drake cu...
01:00, 05/27/2019

Canada is 'feeling the love' of Raptors' NBA win And breathe. The Drake curse is over. More poignantly, the rapper and the Toronto Raptors most recognizable fan quickly summed up the depth of feeling in the Canadian city -- and Canada -- after the t...
16:24, 06/14/2019

Raptors president has altercation after championship win Raptors president, Masai Ujiri, got into an altercation with an officer after the team won an NBA championship.        ...
12:12, 06/15/2019

Drake Has Become The Rowdy Uncle Of The Raptors “In the Six cooking with the wrist motion,” Drake rapped prophetically in 2015. “The Six” refers to Toronto’s area code. “Wrist motion” refers to the stress relief he offered Raptors coach Nick Nurse ...
02:48, 05/23/2019

Raptors aim to top Bucks for NBA Finals berth TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors will be looking to move on and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks will be hoping to stay alive Saturday night in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals....
22:12, 05/24/2019

Kyle Lowry Kept The Raptors Alive It was an up-and-down postseason in what’s been an up-and-down career for Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry, but on Thursday night, when all of his teammates struggled to score out of the gate in Game 6,...
16:48, 06/14/2019

What stays in Vegas? The Raptors, 1 more night The NBA champion Raptors extended their celebratory trip to Las Vegas and will return to Toronto in time for a victory parade and rally in the city on Monday....
01:36, 06/16/2019

In photos: Raptors dethrone Warriors There will be no three-peat. The Golden State Warriors' two-year reign atop the NBA has ended at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, who have claimed their first title since the franchise was founded in...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Construction of Silverbell Rd Sidewalk Infill Project begins Monday MARANA – Starting Monday, crews will be working on the Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project. Crews will work Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work includes new sidewalks, upgradin...
15:48, 07/01/2019

Pumping begins to reduce flood waters in Lincolnshire town Environment Agency brings in high-volume pumps in a bid to lower water levels in WainfleetHigh-volume pumps are being used to reduce flood waters in a Lincolnshire town where nearly 600 homes have bee...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic begins defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin        ...
00:24, 06/19/2019

Court-martial begins for Navy SEAL accused of war crimes Potential jurors convened in Naval Base San Diego on Monday for the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher, who is accused of killing a teen ISIS detainee in Iraq and ...
10:36, 06/18/2019

Iraq begins examining Yazidi mass graves remains Iraq will use DNA testing to identify the remains of 141 bodies found in mass graves believed to contain the Yazidi victims of Islamic State group massacres, the head of the country's forensics admini...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Bill Cosby’s Appeal Begins with Sharp Questioning by Judges Bill Cosby’s effort to overturn his conviction for sexual assault started Monday as his lawyers were pressed to explain the grounds for such an appeal....
03:12, 08/13/2019

WATCH: Night 2 of 2020 Democratic primary debate begins at 6 p.m.  For the latest NBC News coverage, visit nbcnews.com....
11:36, 06/28/2019

Hindu pilgrimage begins amid high security in Kashmir Thousands of Hindu pilgrims have begun the arduous trek to an icy Himalayan cave in disputed Kashmir with tens of thousands Indian government forces guarding roads and mountain passes...
17:12, 07/02/2019

Jury begins deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury began deliberations on Monday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL after closing arguments in which prosecutors said the defendant's own words proved his guilt and the defense c...
03:48, 07/02/2019

Honda begins final phase of 1.6M recalls over Takata airbags Honda is recalling 1.6 million cars in the United States over Takata airbags with reports confirming 14 related deaths and over 200 injuries earlier this year....
03:48, 06/30/2019

Inter-State Portability Of Ration Cards Begins In Four States In a bid to implement the ''One Nation, One Ration Card'' scheme across the country by June 1, 2020, the centre on Friday kick-started inter-state portability of ration cards between Telangana-Andhra....
19:12, 08/09/2019

Uddhav Thackeray To Visit Ayodhya Day Before Parliament Session Begins Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will visit Ayodhya next Sunday, a day before the monsoon session of Parliament begins, the party's spokesperson Sanjay Raut confirmed this evening. The plan had been.....
02:12, 06/09/2019

Odell Beckham begins making Browns happy at OTAs He’s Beck. Odell Beckham Jr. has shown up for the Browns’ OTAs that begin Tuesday, as first seen in the background of an Instagram story from fellow Cleveland receiver Antonio Callaway. Ho...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Microsoft's xCloud game streaming service begins in October Microsoft didn't give us many new details about its Project xCloud game streaming service at E3, but at least we know when it's going to arrive: this October. As you'd expect, the servi...
23:36, 06/09/2019

New Aston Martin DBX: pre-production begins ahead of 2020 launch Aston Martin DBX Examples of the SUV have started to roll off the lines at new production facility in St Athan, Wales Aston Martin has started building pre-production versions of the forthcoming DB...
11:36, 06/12/2019

Budget 2019: Printing Of Documents Begins With "Halwa Ceremony" Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the full-year Budget for 2019-20 on July 5. It will be the first budget of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government in its second term....
20:36, 06/22/2019

'Hell is coming': week-long heatwave begins across Europe Temperatures could hit 40C from Spain to Switzerland, with authorities urging children and older people to stay indoorsAuthorities have urged children and older people to stay indoors and issued sever...
20:24, 06/24/2019

Slurpees Incoming! 7-Eleven Begins Delivery in Public Places NEW YORK (AP) — Craving a Slurpee but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench? No worries. 7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else car...
05:12, 06/25/2019

Japan begins testing the world's fastest bullet train Last week, Japan started testing its latest and fastest bullet train. The Shinkansen ALFA-X is capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph), and it's expected to enter operation around 2...
19:12, 05/13/2019

Walmart Mexico begins delivering grocery orders sent via WhatsApp You may not give WhatsApp a second glance in the App Store, but in other countries, it's the messaging app of choice. It's so big in Mexico, for instance, that Walmart Mexico is now acceptin...
14:36, 06/25/2019

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer ...
00:24, 06/11/2019

Hero MotoCorp Begins Home Delivery Of Two-Wheelers In India Yes! You read the headline right! Now, you can get your new Hero scooter or motorcycle delivered to you at your doorstep! Now this is a cool move by the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world....
11:36, 08/05/2019

Mission To Recover Bodies Of 8 Nanda Devi Climbers Begins A joint operation of the Indian Air Force and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has begun to recover the bodies of eight mountaineers who had gone missing while they were on an expedition to the Nanda...
23:48, 06/14/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-NZ begins inquiry into Christchurch's mosques massacre An inquiry into Christchurch's mosques shooting massacre began hearing evidence on Monday, as New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern prepared to co-host a meeting in France that seeks global suppor...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Johnson plans tax cut for higher earners as Tory battle begins Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson plans to raise the level at which people pay 40% income tax from £50,000 to £80,000 at an estimated cost of £10bn....
12:24, 06/10/2019

Jury selection begins in trial of suspect in officer’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jury selection is underway in the trial of a man charged in the 2010 killing of an off-duty Chicago police officer during an attempted robbery. Officer Michael Bailey was washing his ca...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Huge sphinx begins journey to new spot in Philly museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How do you move a priceless, 25,000-pound (11,340-kilogram) sphinx? Very carefully. The largest sphinx in the Western Hemisphere is on the move for the first time in nearly 100 yea...
18:12, 06/12/2019

Ayodhya Land Dispute Case: Top Court To Begins Day-To-Day Hearing The Supreme Court is set to commence day-to-day hearing in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya after the efforts to arrive at an amicable settlement through mediation have......
09:12, 08/06/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Kinect Developer Kit begins shipping in the U.S. and China Today at its Inspire conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that Azure Kinect Developer Kit is generally available and shipping in the U.S. and China.Read More...
23:24, 07/11/2019

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault as Stockholm trial begins American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault charges in a Swedish court on Tuesday, on the first day of a trial that has grabbed the attention of US President Donald Trump and the world's ...
17:00, 07/30/2019

'This must stop': UAW president talks tough as Ford bargaining begins UAW President Gary Jones said the union will demand more for its workers despite calls from the automakers for flexibility as an economic downturn potentially looms....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Nadal begins quest for 12th Roland Garros title "Defending champion Rafa Nadal begins his French Open campaign on Monday, seeking his 12th title and 18th Grand Slam while looking to dismiss any doubts about his form after three consecutive semi-fin...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Signing of Sudan Accord Begins Anxious Wait for Democracy Protesters celebrated, with trepidation, a power-sharing deal signed in Sudan on Wednesday that gives the military an extra 21 months of control before civilian leaders can take over....
21:36, 07/17/2019

A bleak premiere begins Orange Is The New Black's final season Welcome to The A.V. Club’s coverage of Orange Is The New Black’s final season. The thirteen reviews will be going up over the course of this weekend: five on Friday, four on Saturday, and the final fo...
15:36, 07/26/2019

The Latest: Jury selection begins in Hawaii corruption case HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Hawaii corruption case (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Hundreds of prospective jurors are filling out questionnaires in the first step for selecting jurors...
22:24, 05/13/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa hails 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era” had dawned as he was sworn in for a five-year te...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Instagram Begins Hiding Likes in More Countries 'To Remove Pressure' Instagram started hiding "likes" on its platform in Australia, Brazil and several other major markets Thursday, saying it wanted to ease pressure on users, following criticism about its impacts on......
13:48, 07/18/2019

Mitsui's ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) has begun evaluating and paying claims to Houston area residents who missed work or incurred medical expenses following a March fire at its petroc...
00:24, 05/25/2019

Jim Harbaugh and Michigan lean into expectations as Ohio State begins new era At Big Ten media days, the Wolverines coach said of predictions that his team would be the conference's best: “I think that’s where I would pick us.”...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Israel Begins Demolishing Palestinian Homes in East Jerusalem (JERUSALEM) — Israeli work crews on Monday began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood, in one of the largest operations of its kind in years. The demolitions...
09:48, 07/22/2019

Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem The controversial move came after Israel finally won a legal battle against residents of Sur Baher. Israel says the buildings are a safety issue, but Palestinians argue that the government wants the l...
10:24, 07/22/2019

Political Leaders Offer Prayers As Counting Of Votes Begins Before the Lok Sabha elections 2019 results are declared, leaders from across the political spectrum visited temples and offered prayers across the country in the morning today....
07:36, 05/23/2019

Israel begins toppling Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem The Israeli government has begun to demolish Palestinian apartment buildings in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood, days after multiple United Nations officials urged them against the plan....
20:12, 07/22/2019

Puerto Rico legislature begins impeachment process against governor Puerto Rico's legislature began an impeachment process against Governor Ricardo Rosselló after an investigation into leaked chat messages found crimes may have been committed during the conversations,...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Election Results Today, Counting Of Votes Begins At 8 am: 10 Points The people's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes begin today for the general elections, held after the most polarized......
23:48, 05/22/2019

LightSail 2 unfurls solar sail and begins travelling through space The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has unfolded its silvery sails, which will be propelled by the force of sunlight to demonstrate solar sailing...
22:36, 07/23/2019

China data supports stocks as U.S. earnings season begins A gauge of global stocks edged higher on Monday after economic data from China came in as expected, although stocks on Wall Street slipped as financials showed some weakness in the wake of Citigroup's...
21:24, 07/15/2019

Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO Turkey began taking delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system on Friday, a move expected to trigger U.S. sanctions against a NATO ally and drive a wedge into the heart of the Western mili...
20:12, 07/12/2019

Mexico begins busing home migrants seeking asylum in U.S. The Mexican government on Tuesday began busing dozens of Central American migrants to their native countries, after they'd been forced to wait in Mexico while their U.S. asylum claims are being proces...
13:12, 07/03/2019

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Android Pie-Based One UI Rollout Reportedly Begins The latest Android Pie-based One UI update also brings along the May 2019 security patch, along with a new interface, system-wide dark mode, and more....
16:00, 06/05/2019

Gujarat Woman, 82, Begins Santhara, A Voluntary Fast Until Death "Santhara" in Jainism is a means of destroying rebirth-influencing karma by withdrawing all physical and mental activities. During this practice, voluntary fasting until death is observed....
13:12, 05/16/2019

Hunt and Johnson clash over social care as voting begins Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson clashed over social care at a hustings event as ballots began to arrive for party members to elect the new prime minister....
08:24, 07/05/2019

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people....
09:24, 08/03/2019

'Like a military operation': restoration of Rembrandt's Night Watch begins Elaborate process will be livestreamed from Amsterdam’s RijksmuseumThe restorers, data experts and art historians at the Rijksmuseum call it Operation Night Watch. “Because it is like a military opera...
14:24, 07/05/2019

Finance Ministry In ''Quarantine'' From Monday As Budget-Making Begins As the Narendra Modi-led government gets down to prepare its first Budget, North Block, which houses the Finance Ministry, will be in ''quarantine'' from Monday until the presentation of the Budget on...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Jury selection begins at trial of Chinese scholar's slaying A federal judge began vetting would-be jurors Monday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois physics student charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting Chinese sch...
01:24, 06/04/2019

GM favorite Joe Douglas meets with Jets as waiting game begins The leader is in the clubhouse. The Jets completed their interview with Eagles vice president of player personnel Joe Douglas on Sunday for their general manager opening. Now, we will see if he gets t...
06:12, 06/03/2019

New Land Rover Defender: testing begins with Red Cross in Dubai Set to be unveiled fully at the Frankfurt motor show, the 2020 Defender has entered its final stages of on- and off-road testing Land Rover is readying the 2020 Defender for its hotly anticipated unv...
11:24, 08/02/2019

Upper-Level Men’s Basketball Seat Selection Begins Next Week LEXINGTON, Ky. – The seat selection process for upper-level Kentucky men’s basketball season ticket holders will begin next week. All current upper-level season ticket holders will be selecting new se...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Sebastien Buemi quickest for Toyota as Le Mans testing begins The two Toyotas were separated by just over a tenth of a second at the top of the times at the end of the first session of the official Le Mans 24 Hours test...
15:36, 06/02/2019

U.S. begins collecting higher tariffs on Chinese goods arriving by sea The United States began collecting higher, 25% tariffs on many Chinese goods arriving in U.S. seaports on Saturday morning in an intensification of the trade war between the world's two largest econom...
09:00, 06/01/2019

The U.S. begins returning asylum seekers to one of Mexico’s most dangerous states On Tuesday morning, the United States sent the first 12 migrants back to Tamaulipas under a program known as the Migration Protection Protocols. Mexican authorities dismissed them from the city’s immi...
16:24, 07/10/2019

Canada begins process to ratify USMCA trade deal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally introduced legislation to his country's parliament Wednesday to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
09:12, 05/30/2019

The 'Minecraft Earth' beta begins its global takeover this month It's been a couple of months since we first heard about Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Mojang's game that makes the real world a playscape full of your blocky creations. I...
09:12, 07/12/2019

Trial of Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants begins TUCSON – The trial of an Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants illegally began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tucson. Scott Daniel Warren /Arizona State University/ Courtesy: NBC...
01:48, 05/30/2019

For Boris Johnson, the Tumult Begins Inside Downing Street As the country’s first single leader in more than 40 years, he brings an unsettled domestic situation unique in the annals of modern-day prime ministerial politics....
01:00, 07/24/2019

As cannibalism trial begins in Indiana, here's what to know about the murder case Joseph Oberhansley, 38, is accused of killing his estranged girlfriend and eating parts of her brain and organs in 2014.        ...
22:12, 08/21/2019

Brexit backlash begins as Scottish Tory leader quits Boris Johnson is facing a Brexit backlash after suspending parliament, with the fightback starting with the Tories' Scottish leader Ruth Davidson poised to explain her shock resignation....
07:24, 08/29/2019

The first episode of the DuckTales "bomb" begins with a new affirmation of the value of adventure stories Welcome to first of what looks like will be a nine-episode bomb of new DuckTales episodes! Barring any sudden schedule changes, of course. Generally speaking, this has been a stronger, more confident ...
22:36, 05/07/2019

Antonio Brown Facing Discipline From Raiders as Season Begins A fresh round of drama involving the talented wide receiver could put his guaranteed $30.1 million with the Raiders in jeopardy. The team could also suspend him for up to four games....
01:12, 09/06/2019

Newly crowned Thai king begins 2nd day of coronation events Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has launched the second day of coronation activities with a ceremony to grant new titles to members of the royal family....
08:24, 05/05/2019

Superdry issues fresh profit warning as shake-up begins Superdry has issued a fresh profit warning following a bruising battle that saw its management team quit when co-founder Julian Dunkerton won a shareholder vote to return to the business....
10:48, 05/09/2019

Recent violence puts U.S. mosques on guard as Ramadan begins Mass shootings at places of worship have Muslims on high alert as they begin to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, with some hiring armed guards at the mosques....
17:12, 05/06/2019

Probe begins after Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river A team of 16 federal investigators was traveling to Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday after a Boeing jetliner with 143 people on board slid off a runway into a shallow river while trying to land at a ...
19:48, 05/04/2019

‘Broadway Bandit’ Jamie Frierson could be dead before his trial begins The dying man known as the “Broadway Bandit” has a second chance at compassionate release — if he lives long enough to plead guilty. Serial bank robber Jamie Frierson’s Stage 4 color...
02:12, 08/29/2019

As new season begins, NFL coaches still trying to sort out pass interference rule changes Only five of the 50 pass interference challenges in the preseason were overturned, and NFL coaches say they're still getting a feel for the new rule.       ...
15:36, 09/05/2019

The death of “Works with Nest” begins now with Google account migrations Enlarge / Coming soon to a Nest near you: Your Google account. (credit: Google Nest) The smart home company Nest is currently in the middle of a rocky transition from standalone Alphabet company to...
09:24, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-GE begins divestment of Baker Hughes with $2.7 bln share sale General Electric Co (GE) on Wednesday said it plans to reduce its ownership in oil and gas company Baker Hughes A GE Co to 38.4% from 50.4% at June-end, and aims to raise $2.7 billion in the process....
06:38, 09/12/2019

Greta Thunberg begins zero-carbon Atlantic voyage – video Climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymouth on what could be her most daunting challenge yet - crossing the Atlantic in a solar-powered racing yacht.'I feel a bit seasick and it's not g...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Trial begins of Swedish soccer chairman accused of fraud The man regarded as the mastermind behind the rise of Swedish soccer team Ostersund has appeared in court at the start of a trial in which he is accused of serious financial crimes    ...
15:36, 09/05/2019

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia next week at the Conrad Hong Kong Hotel....
16:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook Begins Rolling Out New Tool to See Which of Its Data Pals Are Monitoring You As Facebook works to undo the damage of years of user data scandals—ostensibly with an overhauled focus on “privacy,” or something—part of that effort has involved rolling out features geared at great...
06:36, 08/21/2019

As fall begins in Alaska, wildfires linked to warming rage on Leaves in Alaska are changing color and the rainy season is supposed to begin, but wildfires are raging on in an unusually long and fierce fire season that scientists say is linked to the far north's ...
07:48, 08/30/2019

Michael Cohen begins 3-year federal prison term President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen spoke briefly to reporters before he was taken to federal prison Monday morning on campaign finance violations, tax evasion and other ch...
21:36, 05/06/2019

British PM Johnson visits Scotland as electioneering begins early British Prime Minister Boris Johnson travels to Scotland on Friday, announcing an increase in funding for farming as he continues to promote higher public spending ahead of an expected election....
06:24, 09/06/2019

Belgian GP: Why Albon's Red Bull F1 shot begins with a false start Alex Albon's shot with the Red Bull Formula 1 team begins with neither party likely to get a clear judgement of his true performance at the Belgian Grand Prix...
15:24, 08/31/2019

Turkey's election board begins evaluating Istanbul re-run appeal Turkey's High Election Board started evaluating on Monday an appeal by President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party to annul and re-run elections in Istanbul that saw the opposition win control of the country'...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Italy president begins talks to seek way out of government crisis Italian President Sergio Mattarella begins two days of talks with parties on Wednesday to seek a way out of a political crisis that will lead to formation of the country's 67th government since World ...
02:36, 08/21/2019

Name guessing game begins as Britain delights in birth of another royal boy The royal couple are due to show off their son to the world's media and announce his name on Wednesday. It is not known whether the child will be given a royal title but it is highly likely....
02:12, 05/08/2019

2020 Lincoln Aviator ad campaign and tour begins Saturday The new ad, directed by award-winning director Johan Renck, whose credits include "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead," features actor Matthew McConaughey in a "surreal" setting....
18:00, 09/13/2019

Hardeep Puri Begins Campaigning For Amritsar Lok Sabha Constituency He may be new to the Sikh holy city of Amritsar and to the heat and dust of the politics of the Amritsar Lok Sabha constituency, but Union Minister Hardeep Puri has hit the ground campaigning for the....
22:36, 04/28/2019

NYC jury begins deliberations at college hoops bribery trial NEW YORK (AP) — A jury began deliberating on Monday at the trial of a business manager and another defendant accused of secretly bribing assistant college basketball coaches. The deliberations in fede...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Source: Raptors' Lowry has surgery on thumb Guard Kyle Lowry hopes to be ready for USA Basketball training camp and the FIBA World Cup later in the summer after undergoing surgery on his left thumb, a source told ESPN....
18:24, 07/18/2019

Leonard, Raptors rally, move within one win of Finals Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points -- 15 in the fourth quarter -- and added seven rebounds and nine assists as the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday to take a 3-2 le...
07:12, 05/24/2019

Raptors vs. Bucks: How Toronto improved its chances It’s all knotted up at two wins apiece in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals heading into Thursday’s pivotal Game 5 (TNT, 8:30 p.m.). Toronto is still a clear market underdog to the Milwaukee Bucks. Bu...
01:48, 05/24/2019

Bucks vow not to fold facing elimination against Raptors What I'm Hearing: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel discusses the Bucks' collective mindset as they head back to Toronto facing elimination in Game 6.     ...
18:48, 05/24/2019

DeRozan: I was 'sacrificial lamb' in Raptors' climb DeMar DeRozan, who was traded from the Raptors to the Spurs for Kawhi Leonard last offseason, feels like he was the "sacrificial lamb" for Toronto to get to this point....
19:12, 06/04/2019

Raptors can fill void in quiet playoffs Kawhi Leonard's buzzer-beating series winner on Sunday gave the Toronto Raptors a prime spot on sports radio and television highlight shows across the continent that night and the following day....
00:36, 05/15/2019

Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cut the Bucks’ lead to 2-1 in the Eastern...
05:24, 05/20/2019

Bucks vs. Raptors: Don’t wager on a Milwaukee letdown The NBA’s Eastern Conference finals move to Toronto for Sunday’s Game 3 with the Raptors trailing 2-0 in the series, but posted as 3-point favorites over the Bucks. You might be thinking that makes se...
22:24, 05/19/2019

Sixers come through to force decisive Game 7 against Raptors SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the 76ers' win over the Raptors and looks ahead to Game 7, where Philadelphia will need Joel Embiid to be at his best.   &...
07:48, 05/10/2019

Air Force gives stealthy F-22 Raptors new air-to-air attack weapons The U.S. Air Force is now integrating new weapons onto 143 F-22s to massively expand their target envelope, air-to-air attack range and lock-on-launch precision -- to preserve the widely held belief t...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Raptors OG Anunoby active for Game 2 of NBA Finals The 21-year-old forward missed the Raptors' first 17 games of the post-season since his April 11 surgery two days before Toronto opened the playoffs against Orlando....
01:36, 06/03/2019

Leonard carries Raptors over 76ers in Game 4 Kawhi Leonard had 39 points and 14 rebounds and the second-seeded Toronto Raptors defeated the host Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Sunday to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at two games apiece....
07:48, 05/06/2019

Sixers' Simmons gets some revenge on Raptors' Leonard Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons may not have lit up the scoreboard as he would have liked but the towering Aussie did get some measure of revenge on Toronto Raptors defensive supremo Kawhi Leonar...
08:00, 04/30/2019

Raptors earn pivotal double-OT win over Bucks TORONTO -- The Toronto Raptors knew they needed to play tougher than they had in losing the first two games to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals....
14:12, 05/20/2019

Raptors on brink of NBA Finals after Game 5 win over Bucks SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Matt Velasquez break down how the Raptors took a 3-2 lead on the Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals. &...
11:36, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Fan says deputy was first to push Raptors exec A Warriors fan says he did not see the president of the Toronto Raptors strike a sheriff's deputy in the face as the executive tried to enter the court after his team won the NBA championship in ...
22:36, 06/14/2019

The Latest: NBA, Raptors cooperate in battery investigation OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on an investigation of whether the president of the Toronto Raptors pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face. (all times local): 11:40 a.m. The NBA and the...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Raptors show appreciation for Leonard, Green The Toronto Raptors on Saturday extended their appreciation to Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green for helping lead them to their first NBA championship, hours after the two departed for rival teams in Los ...
01:12, 07/07/2019

Canada erupts as Raptors capture first ever NBA championship Canadians erupted from coast to coast and all the way up to the Arctic on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA championship in a country that is traditionally known as the home of ...
12:36, 06/14/2019

Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 17 rebounds, Ersan Ilyasova came off the bench to add 17 points and the Bucks never trailed on the way to a 125-103 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday n...
11:48, 05/18/2019

Warriors heavily favored over Raptors in NBA Finals The Golden State Warriors are favored in the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive year, as they opened as heavy favorites against the Toronto Raptors late Saturday night....
11:12, 05/26/2019

Gasol points finger at self after Raptors' loss Raptors center Marc Gasol said after Friday night's Game 2 loss to the Bucks that he takes "full responsibility" for his team sputtering out of the gate and again falling to Milwaukee....
11:24, 05/18/2019

| Raptors dethrone Warriors to capture first NBA crown An upstart Toronto Raptors squad dethroned defending champions Golden State Warriors to win the NBA Finals and capture the first crown by a club from outside the United States....
10:24, 06/14/2019

Leonard scores 27, Raptors advance to first NBA Finals TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. The Rapt...
09:48, 05/26/2019

Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals Toronto opened as a +260 underdog at Caesars Sportsbook in the series. In the past eight NBA Finals, only last season's Cavaliers were larger underdogs to start than the Raptors....
09:12, 05/26/2019

Dwane Casey says it was ‘exciting’ to see Raptors win title AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Dwane Casey had nothing but positive things to say about the fact that his former team just won the NBA title. Casey coached the Toronto Raptors for seven seasons but was fi...
04:00, 06/22/2019

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
07:36, 06/14/2019

It Appears That Raptors President Masai Ujiri Got Into It With A Cop Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri has always been known as a fiery dude—recall when he yelled, “Fuck Brooklyn!” before a game against the Nets—but after the buzzer sounded...
15:12, 06/14/2019

NBA Finals: Warriors vs. Raptors schedule and TV times It all comes down to this. The long playoff journey has arrived at the NBA Finals. It's the Warriors and Raptors for the Larry O'Brien Trophy.        ...
19:24, 05/26/2019

Raptors win first NBA title, knocking off Warriors in six games In the first NBA Finals featuring games played outside the United States, the Raptors prevailed behind a strong playoff run from Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and fan support that stretched across Canada....
20:12, 06/14/2019

The Raptors had every advantage against the Warriors. It didn't matter The Warriors had to deal with injuries and a big first-half deficit in Game 2. But a team with Curry, Thompson and Green are never truly defeatedThe Raptors could not have asked for a better shot at t...
17:12, 06/03/2019

Raptors come up short as Warriors take Game 2, even the series Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half on their way to a 109-104 victo...
07:00, 06/03/2019

NBA Finals: The Raptors straight up blew it in Game 2 SportsPulse: Just when it looked like the Raptors might have control of the NBA Finals, the Warriors brought us back to reality with a dominant second half in Game 2 and evened the series.  ...
09:36, 06/03/2019

Warriors outlast Raptors to square NBA Finals at 1-1 The two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors used a massive third quarter to overcame a sluggish start and secure a 109-104 win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday that squared the NBA Finals ...
10:36, 06/03/2019

The Raptors are going to the NBA Finals and Toronto fans are going nuts Ontario's capital city was ecstatic after Saturday night's 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks sent the Raptors to their first NBA Finals appearance....
22:12, 05/26/2019

Bucks finish with a flourish, rally to top Raptors 108-100 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brook Lopez scored 13 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 24 and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied in the final minutes to beat the Toronto Raptors 108-100 i...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Kawhi Leonard opts out, though Raptors are still alive This Kawhi Leonard move was expected. His next might not be. The NBA Finals MVP will become an unrestricted free agent after opting out of his 2019-20 player option worth $21.3 million, according to Y...
02:48, 06/24/2019

| Lopez to rescue as Bucks down Raptors in opener Brook Lopez scored 29 points as the Milwaukee Bucks staged a late rally to defeat the Toronto Raptors in the opening game of their NBA Eastern Conference finals clash....
11:00, 05/16/2019

Twitter explodes over Drake’s love of the Raptors Twitter couldn’t get enough of Toronto-born rapper Drake’s joy during the game and after his beloved Raptors reached the NBA Finals by eliminating the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 on Saturday...
07:12, 05/26/2019

Raptors rout of Sixers a team effort When Fred VanVleet threw up a three-point attempt late in the first quarter on Tuesday, it was as the nearly 20,000 fans at Scotiabank Arena were collectively willing the ball to fall through the hoop...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors' parade Police in Toronto said four people were shot but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Two people were arrested and an investigation in ongoing....
02:12, 06/18/2019

The Shook And Possibly Fraudulent Raptors Are Unraveling The Raptors are being completely outclassed by the 76ers in Game 3 of their second-round playoff series. Kawhi Leonard is the only Raptor who hasn’t played like a total basket-case; as a result, the v...
05:48, 05/03/2019