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‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi DriversThousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found.As Thousands of Taxi Drivers Were Trapped in Loans, Top Officials Counted the MoneyThe government profited and looked away as thousands of immigrant taxi drivers in New York were ravaged by exploitative loans.Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner AccountsAnti-money laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and his son-in-law. Bank managers said no.Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic IncentivesThe president and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are taking a business approach to the Middle East, hoping to use other nations’ money to secure a deal.Morehouse Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by BillionaireThe richest black man in America bestowed a graduation gift on the Class of 2019 at Morehouse College: the promise to pay off all their student debt.Abortion Fight or Strong Economy? For G.O.P., Cultural Issues Undercut 2020 MessageThe longstanding verity that Americans vote with their pocketbook may be tested in the presidential election like never before, as Trump injects cultural and identity issues into the race.R.N.C. Accepts Money From Steve Wynn, Mogul Accused of Sexual MisconductThe billionaire former casino mogul recently gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Republican National Committee, and was spotted at a Trump re-election fund-raiser.‘Game of Thrones’ Series Finale Recap: All Hail King Who?“Game of Thrones” wrapped up on Sunday in an episode that included a variety of “Thrones” greatest hits as well as some head-scratching moments.
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This is how ‘Game Of Thrones’ ends.After eight seasons, Winter is finally over.Trump Threatens ‘Official End Of Iran’ If It Wants To FightThe president's warning comes amid escalating tensions between the two nations.Pete Buttigieg Calls Out Trump Admin’s ‘Saber-Rattling’ With Venezuela and IranThe South Bend, Indiana mayor also described the Iraq War as one of the worst foreign policy mistakes in U.S. history.Kirsten Gillibrand Vows Trump Will Lose His ‘War On America’s Women’“This is nothing short of an all-out assault on women’s reproductive freedom," Gillibrand said of abortion restrictions.Wave Of Protests Planned For Tuesday Over State Abortion BansThe Women's March, Planned Parenthood and other groups are staging nationwide actions against the new "heartbeat" laws.Australia Votes Out Far-Right Lawmaker Egged By TeenFraser Anning was booted from Parliament months after he claimed the N.Z. mosque shootings were the fault of Muslims.Columbine Survivor And Addiction Recovery Speaker Found DeadHis family said Eubanks, 37, “lost the battle with the very disease he fought so hard to help others face.”Trump Says Fox News Is Moving To ‘Losing’ Side By Covering DemocratsThe president claimed the outlet was making the wrong move by giving airtime to his opponents.
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African samurai: The enduring legacy of a black warrior in feudal JapanWhen feudal Japan's most powerful warlord Nobunaga Oda met Yasuke, a black slave-turned-retainer, in 1581, he believed the man was a god.Deutsche Bank employees reported suspicious activity from Trump and Kushner: NYTDeutsche Bank's anti-money laundering specialists once recommended that transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a US agency that investigates financial crimes, according to a new report in the New York Times.'Game of Thrones' finale flies high, but can't quite stick the landingThe following contains spoilers about the "Game of Thrones" series finale that premiered May 19.Trump allies mobilize against congressman's impeachment revoltRepublicans are moving fast to squelch Justin Amash's rebellion against Donald Trump before his conclusion that the President "engaged in impeachable conduct" -- the first by a GOP lawmaker -- can gather momentum.Families go hungry due to UK welfare cuts, report saysThe UK government is violating its obligations to ensure families have enough food to live on, according to a damning new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW).Trump's trade war with China is biting rural America hardPresident Donald Trump's trade war with China is biting rural America.
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Israeli cultural minister slams Madonna over performance on EurovisionIsrael’s culture minister on Sunday slammed Madonna for her Eurovision performance in which two backup dancers were wearing jackets with Israeli and Palestinian flags.Georgia man's sexual extortion case to go before grand juryA grand jury is set to hear the case of a Georgia man accused of threatening to share explicit photos of several Alabama women if the women didn't meet him for sex.Millionaire to be sentenced for having sex with teen on autopiloted planeA New Jersey millionaire could be heading to the slammer for the next five years after engaging in sexual acts with a minor — including once on his private plane while it was in autopilot mode, according to a federal complaint.Australia's prime minister set to form majority governmentPrime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia's weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in the minority following its shock victory.Trial for Tennessee church shooting suspect to start MondayA man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church is heading to trial.Hundreds protest Alabama abortion ban: 'My body, my choice!'Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state's new abortion ban.Dallas transgender woman who was assaulted on video found dead: policeA transgender woman whose brutal beating in Dallas was recorded on video last month was found fatally shot and lying face down in the road on Saturday, authorities said.South Carolina dad fatally shoots daughter he thought was intruder: reportA South Carolina father fatally shot his adult daughter early Sunday after mistaking her for an intruder, authorities said.
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'Game of Thrones' series finale recap: A disaster ending that fans didn't deserveSpoiler alert! "Game of Thrones" aired its final episode Sunday night on HBO and the series didn't end the way any fans might have expected.Billionaire pledges to pay off student loan debt for Morehouse College class of 2019Robert F. Smith surprised the nearly 400 graduates of the historically black, all-male college during his commencement address.Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém barThe G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.Brooks Koepka admits Brandel Chamblee's criticism during Masters week made him angryGolf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee might not want to run into Brooks Koepka -- winner of back-to-back PGA Championships -- in a dark alley.Brooks Koepka waits until after winning PGA Championship to kiss girlfriend Jena SimsGirlfriend Jena Sims wanted to give Brooks Koepka a good luck kiss before Sunday's final round. He made her wait until it was over.Early 'Game of Thrones' fan reactions: Fire and fury go beyond King's LandingEarly fan reactions to the "Game of Thrones" series finale tended to be harsh and negative, but some applauded the visuals and a tender reunion.Scarlett Johansson and 'SNL' star Colin Jost are engaged!Congrats are in order for Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost! The actress and the 'SNL' star made their debut as a couple at 'Avengers: Infinity War.''American Idol': Southern heartthrob Laine Hardy pulls off stunning win over Alejandro ArandaThe rebooted "American Idol" ended its second season on ABC Sunday night, with Southern rocker Laine Hardy besting viral star Alejandro Aranda.
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Landlords to challenge Seattle's fair housing lawSeattle’s Fair Chance Housing Ordinance prevents landlords from checking prospective tenants' criminal histories.Trump faces crises around the world. Why aren't Democrats talking foreign policy?Some experts believe it's an area where President Donald Trump is particularly weak and say it should be part of the debate.We have a winner! The internet reacts to the 'Game of Thrones' finaleIf you're trying to avoid spoilers, stop scrolling!Philanthropist pledges millions to clear Morehouse grads' student debtThe Vista Equity Partners founder told 396 new alum of the historically black college that he'll payoff their school loans.Buttigieg attacks Fox News hosts at Fox News town hallThe South Bend mayor and Democratic presidential contender had been criticized by some in his own party for participating in the event.Deutsche Bank employees reportedly flagged suspicious transactions involving Trump and KushnerTammy McFadden, a former Deutsche Bank employee, said she reviewed transactions that involved Kushner's company and Russians in the summer of 2016.Brooks Koepka hangs on to win the PGA ChampionshipKoepka held off Dustin Johnson to once again hoist the Wanamaker Trophy.Trump calls Justin Amash 'loser' after GOP lawmaker said president's conduct was 'impeachable'"Justin is a loser who sadly plays right into our opponents hands!" Trump tweeted.
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Arrest of Senior Huawei Executive Steps Up U.S.-China ConfrontationThe arrest of a senior executive of networking-gear maker Huawei Technologies Co. intensifies the confrontation in the already divisive China-U.S. negotiations on trade, striking at Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ambitions to make the country a tech superpower.Oil Slides After OPEC Delays Decision on Level of Output CutsOPEC members on agreed to production curbs but will wait to hear from Russia before making a final decision on the exact amount the cartel would cut to address falling oil prices.North Korea Expands Long-Range Missile BaseNorth Korea is expanding military facilities thought to house long-range missiles that can hit the U.S., according to a think-tank report that revives doubts about the regime’s sincerity in disarmament negotiations.Talks to End War in Yemen Begin Under U.S. PressureYemen’s government and Houthi rebels begin U.S.-backed talks Thursday to end a nearly four-year war that has left thousands dead and pushed millions to the brink of starvation.In Tanzania, a Crackdown Sends LGBT People Into HidingA crackdown on LGBT rights in Tanzania has forced people into hiding and sparked an international backlash.Two American Military Aircraft Collide off Japanese CoastTwo Marines were rescued, and a joint Japanese-U.S. search-and-rescue operation continued for the other five Marines.Pope to Continue Muslim Outreach With U.A.E. VisitPope Francis will visit Abu Dhabi in early February, continuing the outreach to the Muslim world that has been a signature theme of his pontificate.Putin Threatens Arms Race as U.S. Prepares to Exit Nuclear TreatyRussian President Vladimir Putin raised the prospect of an arms race with the U.S. in response to Washington’s announcement that it could withdraw from a nuclear pact.
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4 Americans die in small plane crash in HondurasFour Americans perished on Saturday after a small plane plummeted into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Honduras, according to the U.S. State Department.Baby dies in Indianapolis after being in hot vehicle, mom interviewed by policeIt was about 85 degrees in Indianapolis on Saturday.Tourist bus bombed near Egypt's famed pyramids, injuries reportedAuthorities said an improvised explosive devise detonated as the bus passed.Temple memorial to Florida shooting victims is set ablazeTemple built as a memorial is to be burned to the ground as a symbol of healing.Trump has 'engaged in impeachable conduct': GOP lawmakerLibertarian Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., on Saturday became the first congressional Republican to call for the president's impeachment.Trump denies plans to fly migrants from border to FloridaLocal officials said Border Patrol notified them 1,000 migrants would be sent.Trayvon Martin's mom announces run for office in MiamiMother turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son.Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unityJoe Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity
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Ailing Kawhi guts out 36 points in 52 minutes as Raptors outlast Bucks in double OTThe evening began with head coach Nick Nurse saying there would be changes to the Raptors lineup, but he was not about to lay them out for the media or, by extension, his opponents 90 minutes before tipoff. It ended with the Raptors crawling back into this best-of-seven Eastern Conference final with a win they […]Raptors moved the ball against Bucks in Game 3 and good things happenedWhen a team has a player as good as Kawhi Leonard or Kevin Durant, it can be tempting to just gives those superstars the ball and then stand around and watch them do what they can do better than just about anybody else on the planet. It makes sense, Leonard was leading the NBA, averaging […]SIMMONS: What happened? Kawhi happened, and Raptors wonThe where-were-you moments are so much of what makes sports so special and in some ways, life changing. Where were you when Joe Carter hit the home run, when Doug Gilmour did the wrap-around, when Jose Bautista flipped his bat, when George Armstrong slid the puck into an empty net, when Kawhi Leonard bounced his […]Nurse pushes the right lineup buttons for the Raptors in crucial Game 3 victoryLet it not be said that the Toronto Raptors did not leave everything on the court as they played for their season. It wasn’t pretty, and at times it was the absolute opposite of that, but it was the win the Raptors had to have, a 118-112 victory in double overtime, powered by another non-human […]Franklin ready to take on the responsibilities that come with being Argos’ starting QBThe football is in James Franklin’s hands, literally and figuratively. The 27-year-old quarterback will be given every chance in 2019 to lead the Toronto Argonauts back to a level of respect following a disastrous 2018 season which featured four wins and the firing of coach Marc Trestman mere hours after it was done. “I think […]PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: Koepka wobbles but wins on wild SundayFARMINGDALE, N.Y. – When the New York fans chanted his opponent’s name on the 14th hole, Brooks Koepka became Brooks Koepka again. What began as a coronation, ended with a gut-check as Koepka overcame four consecutive bogeys on the back nine on Sunday to win the 101st PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. The runaway leader […]On Deck: Red Sox at Blue JaysBOSTON RED SOX at TORONTO BLUE JAYS STARTING PITCHERS MONDAY, 1:07 p.m. LHP David Price (1-2, 3.75 ERA) vs. RHP Edwin Jackson (0-0, 3.60 ERA) Red Sox manager Alex Cora announced on Saturday that Price (left elbow tendinitis) will be activated from the injured list for this start. “He can give us 15 to 18 outs,” Cora told media members […]Ball Leafs’ bats batter the JackfishGENE PEREIRA, Special to the Sun The temperature outside is heating up and so too are the Toronto Maple Leafs at the plate. Justin Marra, Grant Tamane and Cooper Lamb all went deep as the Leafs exploded for 22 hits in a 14-5 thrashing of the Welland Jackfish in Intercounty Baseball League action, Sunday afternoon, […]
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Flights are grounded at Manchester Airport as 'power cut leaves planes unable to be refuelled'A power failure caused a problem with getting fuel into the jets at Manchester Airport, leading to many passengers being stranded on the runway, after planes were unable to be refuelled.Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6 recap detailsSPOILER ALERT After eight epic seasons, Game of Thrones is finally coming to an end on Sunday night with the highly-anticipated series finale that spans 80 minutes.William and Kate enjoy day out with children at the Duchess' Chelsea Flower Show woodland playgroundPrince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis had a whale of a time during a sneak peek of Kate's stunning garden at the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower Show today.British toddler rushed to hospital in Majorca with serious head injuries ‘after freak accident'The child is believed to have got hurt at around 2pm after falling from its mother's arms near two beaches at Sa Calobra, tucked among steep cliffs (pictured) on the island’s northwest coast.US Navy submarine crew created 'rape list' ranking female crew, listing sexually-explicit commentsThe 'rape list' was said to have been shared by some sailors on the gold crew of the USS Florida, an Ohio-class cruise missile submarine integrated enlisted women into its two crews in 2016.Slipknot's Shawn Crahan announces the tragic death of his daughter Gabrielle at 22The Grammy-winning musician, who uses the stage name Clown, said that 'funeral arrangements will be forthcoming,' adding, 'My family and I ask that our privacy be respected moving forward.'New video reveals Arnold Schwarzenegger barely budged by 'crazed fan' who drop-kicked him in backAfter the initial video of the attack when viral, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 71, tweeted out a second video, showing a wide shot of the incident, presenting a very different version of the shocking event.Trump issues menacing threat to IranTaking to Twitter, at just after 4pm ET, the president posted: 'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again!'
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