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Wizards work out projected first-round NBA draft pick Keldon Johnson   8%

The Wizards hold the ninth selection in next week's draft, and Johnson is the first player to work out with the team who could potentially fill that spot.


Man Utd transfer news LIVE: 5pm latest as club chase Harry Maguire, Issa Diop and Declan Rice   13%


Follow LIVE coverage of Manchester United's transfer news, rumours and done deals


The Israeli opposition's real problem  

If the leaders of Benny Gantz's Kahol Lavan party want change, there will be change. To our regret, however, they want to be Likud’s Siamese twin


Smelly algae invasion threatens Mexico's prized beaches   -4%

Mexico's Riviera Maya coast brings in half of the country's tourism revenues, but the algae explosion could cripple the local economy. The vast mats of algae, called sargassum, is one of the more visible climate-change events quietly altering the tourist trade.


Buttigieg shows solid judgment on key issues  

He's talking sense when others aren't.


Lost load of nails causes major road hazard on Southwest Freeway near Williams Way in Fort Bend Co.   10%

Around 2:15 p.m, on Wednesday, the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office tweeted that a pallet of nails fell off of a truck on southbound US 59, near Williams Way.


Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son   25%

Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, and discussions with those investors will begin soon, SoftBank founder and Chief...


On Womens World Cup rosters, the global impact of Title IX is clear  


Women's soccer rosters around the world are sprinkled with athletes who have been shaped by NCAA competition.


Angry Afghan Lawmakers Disrupt Parliament Over Disputed Vote  

Chaotic scenes erupted in Afghanistan's lower house of parliament on June 19 amid a weeks-long dispute over the election of a speaker.


Poland canceled Israeli visit over Holocaust restitution dispute. Turns out, they still went  

The delegation's trip was reportedly canceled over disagreements on discussing restorations of Jewish property but new information reveals the team flew and met with Jewish community leaders - but kept it from the media


Review: The Farmhouse at Roger's Gardens suffers from convoluted cooking   37%


The Farmhouse is the high temple of alfresco dining in Corona del Mar, where the streets are named after flowers and patio life is practically a sacrament.

Chef Rich Mead's popular "field-to-fork" restaurant opened almost three years ago inside Roger's Gardens, the seven-acre luxury nursery whose...



Mohamed Morsi: Six Years After Coup, Egypt's First Democratically Elected President Dies in Court   3%

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, 67, died Monday after collapsing while in a glass cage inside a Cairo courtroom. The Muslim Brotherhood leader was elected in 2012 in Egypt's first, and still only, democratic election. He was overthrown a year later in a military coup led by Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Morsi's death comes as el-Sisi continues to jail tens of thousands of people in what the Associated Press has described as the heaviest crackdown on dissent in Egypt's modern history. In his final comments, Morsi insisted he was still Egypt's legitimate president. Morsi spent the last six years of his life in jail, including extended periods in solitary confinement. His family and global human rights groups often denounced the poor conditions and Morsi's treatment in jail, arguing he had been deprived of much-needed healthcare. Morsi was buried in Cairo earlier today. We speak with Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Democracy Now! correspondent and a reporter with Mada Masr, an independent media outlet in Cairo.


This herd of elephants is under four foot tall   10%


For more than 40 years, Kenya's Sheldrick Wildlife Trust has been rescuing orphaned elephants, raising them by hand and rehabilitating them into the wild. Here's why they do it


Arab Coalition intercepts drone carrying explosives in Yemeni airspace   -15%


The Arab Coalition says it destroyed a drone carrying explosives heading toward Yemen's Hajjah Governorate on Wednesday. The unmanned drone was shot down in Yemeni airspace after the Iran-aligned


Brazil vs Venezuela result: Copa America hosts have Roberto Firmino, Gabriel Jesus and Philippe Coutinho goals disallowed in stalemate  


Tite's side suffered a setback in Group A, but still lead ahead of Peru, who beat Bolivia 3-1


Greater Manchester firefighters' dispute 'risks lives'   35%

A watchdog has concerns over Greater Manchester's ability to respond to certain terror attacks.



Bill Cosby's post as 'America's Dad' on Father's Day sparks anger online  

Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby's Instagram post identifying himself as "America's Dad" in a Father's Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage.


Hyponatraemia whistleblower and health service 'failed'   -50%

An inquiry came to the wrong conclusions over a whistleblower's hyponatraemia concerns, investigation finds.


President George W. Bush proudly displays paintings of world leaders  

You're either with these paintings, or against them: Olmert, Putin, Merkel, Singh, Dalai Lama, among others, inspire Bush's art.


Bitter Wheat review, Garrick Theatre: John Malkovich brilliantly captures the bluster, sexual hubris and insecurities of Harvey Weinstein  


Malkovich makes his return to the West End stage, after more than a 30-year hiatus, in David Mamet's new play about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, but it never fully reveals the psychological depths of this depraved character


Opinion: Thailand's democratic dictatorship   -10%

Although Thailand's military junta has now been formally elected into office, its hold on power shows that the country's politics are a tangled hybrid of democracy and authoritarianism, says Pravit Rojanaphruk.


Millions suffering from water crisis in India  


The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth largest city, millions of people are running out of water.


'Our life savings are spent on care that should be free'   -16%

Vulnerable patients are missing out on NHS funding for care they are legally entitled to, it's claimed.


For first time, Israeli artist wins top British portrait award  

The art prize, which includes a $47,500 cash stipend, was presented to Matan Ben-Cnaan at London's National Portrait Gallery during a ceremony on Tuesday.


WIN shuts down five newsrooms as regional broadcasters struggle   -18%

Bruce Gordon's WIN Corporation will shut down five newsrooms across Australia as regional broadcasters struggle to justify funding local journalism in a tough market.


Man decapitates roommates dog because she owed him rent money, police say  


Man is arrested after stuffing roommate's beheaded dog in a box


Palestinian-American debut novel drives home the trauma of exile   50%

Hala Alyan's 'Salt Houses' is a family saga, although even the word 'saga' may be overly grand, since none of its characters are the makers of history: They are history’s victims.


India's sixth-biggest city almost entirely out of water  


The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth largest city, millions of people are running out of water.


New York state approves licenses for undocumented immigrants   -32%

New York passed a measure to become the 13th state to allow immigrants living in the country illegally the ability to obtain a driver's license. The bill's supporters see it as a landmark step for immigrant rights. Critics worry it waters down U.S. citizenship. 


A disorienting sight to an Australian: How the UK got on with the climate change challenge  

This week Theresa May's government set a target of zero net emissions by 2050. By Australian standards, the response was staggering.


Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has throat cancer  


Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer.


Tipu Sultan's Magic Box, Shah Jahan's Jade Dagger: Stunning Jewels Up For Auction   -10%

A collection of Indian gems, jewelry and artifacts is expected to fetch more than $115 million — which would break a record set by Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection.


Finding the right size PVC pipe for each job   31%

ASK THE BUILDER | It's fairly easy to get flummoxed, as there are so many different plastic pipes.


Gun allegedly used in Van Gogh's death sold at auction   50%

A gun dubbed "the most famous weapon in the history of art" went under the hammer at an auction in Paris. Some criticized the sale of the gun, saying it was a "commercialization" of Van Gogh's death.


'I could see how crews could have run out of time': 'Sully' Sullenberger struggled with Boeing737 Max simulation   50%

The pilot who gained fame by safely landing a hobbled US Airways jet on the Hudson River in 2009 called for simulator training for pilots of Boeing Co.'s 737 Max.


Apple says iPhones can now be fixed at all U.S. Best Buy stores   100%

Apple Inc and Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday that they have extended a partnership that will allow the Minneapolis-based retailer's technicians fix iPhones at any Best Buy store in the United States.


Libya air raid destroys warehouse, wounds three: oil firm   10%

Libya's National Oil Company deplored an air raid that Tuesday evening destroyed a warehouse operated by a subsidiary and wounded three personnel near Tripoli.


Hrithik's sister Sunaina tweets about Kangana   -85%


Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli tweeted about Hrithik's sister Sunaina Roshan and said that she called her and the 'Queen' actress to apologise regarding the ugly fir between the two stars. Rangoli's shocking revelations take the Internet by storm.