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Kobe explains how Jaylen Brown can put pressure on Cavs' defense
This time, the topic is Jaylen Brown and how the 21-year-old can put pressure on the Cavs' defense in transition. Bryant, from Brown's perspective, says in his breakdown: If I can push hard in transition, put a lot of pressure on the defense, that collapses the defense. Once the defense collapses, then it becomes my responsibility to find shooters on the perimeter. My ability to carry the thrust in transition - make or miss - puts a lot of pressure on that Cleveland defense.
The North Korea summit crumbled after China lined up against it
President Donald Trump hinted Thursday that he had an idea why the North Korea summit went off track, telling reporters the dialogue was good until recently, and I think I understand why that happened. Trump himself suggested his suspicions two days ago when he was asked about China during an Oval Office meeting with South Korea's President Moon Jae-in. Trump answered: I will say I'm a little disappointed because when Kim Jong Un had the meeting with President Xi in China, the second meeting.
Gas will cost drivers $1 billion more this Memorial Day weekend
Regular gas is predicted to cost $2.95 per gallon this holiday weekend, an almost 50 cent jump from this time last year, according to data from AAA. Drivers will end up paying $1 billion more for gas, reports GasBuddy.com. In the past two weeks alone, gas has jumped at least 12 cents per gallon, sending motorists on a course to pay the highest Memorial Day prices since 2014.
but new controversies threaten to derail its success
A profit is a rarity for Uber - the last time coming in the third quarter of 2016 when it largely exited the Chinese market. The most recent quarter saw Uber sell off a Southeast Asian ride and food delivery service to Grab, a Singapore-based rival. Uber initially said it would put the program on hold until a determination was released by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Rural counties' response to state firearm laws: 'Gun sanctuaries'
Before long, counties across southern Illinois began passing their own versions of the resolution - 16 at last count. In response, gun rights activists in 10 Oregon counties are seeking to put measures on November ballots saying they can ignore gun laws sheriffs deem unconstitutional - provisions that already exist in four counties. It's not yet clear whether these measures are purely symbolic or could truly undermine new gun control efforts across the country.
Black Cube: Inside the shadowy Israeli firm accused of trying to undermine the Iran deal
Gavrilo was a fake identity, one of several assumed by an operative working for Black Cube, a shadowy Israeli private security firm. Black Cube sought evidence of nefarious behavior, such as financial or sexual impropriety, by the deal's architects, including Colin Kahl. On Friday, Democratic members of the House Oversight Committee wrote to the founders of Black Cube requesting documentation related to its Iran work. They would never work against Israeli interests, said the source who was familiar with Black Cube's Iran work.
Ohio State eliminates Michigan in Big Ten Tournament
Tyler Cowles knocked in a pair of runs and Ohio State held off Michigan 5-3 on Friday, eliminating the Wolverines from the Big Ten Tournament. Ohio State jumped ahead 2-0 on RBI hits by Cowles and Noah McGregor in the third inning, and Bo Coolen's home run to right made it 3-1 Ohio State in the sixth. Cowles made it a 5-1 game with an RBI flyout later that inning.
6 ways to keep Alexa from eavesdropping on you
First off though, remember that while Alexa is always listening, it's not always recording. Alexa also keeps a record of all the commands you've given it so that it can better learn how to answer you. You can see all the stored commands you've given it by going into your Alexa app and looking at settings and then history, where you'll see all the interactions you've had with Alexa.
Trump's On-Again, Off-Again Summit Style Unnerves Asian Allies
Not involving Asian allies in the decision to scrap the summit appeared particularly damaging to and disrespectful of President Moon Jae-in of South Korea. As recently as Monday, a South Korean official had said there was a 99.9 percent chance of it happening. By default, Mr Trump's mercurial behavior cast Mr Kim and his advisers as the more mature diplomats. Image By putting the brakes on the summit, Mr Trump may have bought time to better prepare, analysts in Japan said.
Nasa Hataoka leads LPGA Tour event in Michigan
Hataoka, who lost in a playoff last week in the Kingsmill Championship in Virginia, made seven birdies Friday at Travis Pointe Country Club. She began her round on No 10, and her best stretch came toward the end, when she birdied Nos. The 19-year-old Japanese player was at 9 under for the tournament. Gaby Lopez (68), Jodi Ewart Shadoff (70) and Lindy Duncan (70) were another stroke back. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Angels' Rene Rivera out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery
It's obviously a tough break for Rene right now, a tough break for us, manager Mike Scioscia said. Rivera was placed on the 10-day disabled list May 20, a move retroactive to May 17. The Angels said right-hander Matt Shoemaker had mild fluid in his pitching forearm, according to an MRI on Thursday in Los Angeles. He also was examined in St Louis this week by Dr Susan Mackinnon, who ruled out peripheral nerve involvement.
Trump Jr. upset with Instagram warning when searching his name
Donald Trump Jr is unhappy with Instagram because he says the platform includes a warning message claiming posts that contain his name often encourage harmful behavior. Trump, the president's eldest son who helps head the Trump Organization, posted to his Instagram page Friday evening and said the warning message was ridiculous and just another form of censorship. Trump piled on to those censorship claims and said Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, had caused a drop in the number of new followers he gets.
Power lines touching trees blamed for 4 California wildfires
State fire officials blame power lines coming into contact with trees for sparking four Northern California wildfires last October that incinerated more than 130 buildings. In a statement released Friday, officials indicated three of the fires could have been prevented if Pacific Gas & Electric Co had made more efforts to keep trees clear of its power lines. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says it will turn its findings over to prosecutors.
Irish voters appear to embrace repeal of abortion ban
If the exit poll numbers hold up, the victory will be of a larger magnitude than yes activists had believed possible. The government proposes that the law be changed to allow unrestricted access to abortions up to 12 weeks of pregnancy. Abortion is currently permitted in Ireland only if a woman's life is in danger, which includes the risk of suicide. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, who is in favor of change, has warned that the referendum is a once-in-a-generation opportunity.
Publix suspends political donations amid anti-gun protest
CLOSE Gun activist David Hogg taking aim at Publix for its support of Adam Putnam Wayne T Price, FLORIDA TODAY. Shortly before the the die-in Publix announced that it will suspend political donations. While Publix is not doing that at this point, the grocery store chain did decide Friday afternoon to suspend all political donations in the wake of a protest. Hogg is targeting the Lakeland-headquartered Publix for its support of Putnam, an unabashed supporter of the NRA.
Look out below!..At the 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
Hey, birds, here's your first view of the 2019 Mustang Shelby GT500 you'll be aiming for soon. Ford is offering the best look yet at its upcoming PED-enhanced muscle car with a clear shot of it from above. Ford has also showed a rendering of the front of the car, and its gaping grille. Regardless, the GT500 will reign as the most-powerful Ford ever when it goes on sale early next year. 2018 FORD MUSTANG GT TEST DRIVE:.
Current, former NFL players push reform message: Break cycles of injustice at the voting booth
He's pictured here at Harvard talking criminal justice with former NFL player Anquan Boldin, center, and New England Patriots' Devin McCourty, also members of the Players' Coalition. Kim Ogg, elected in Harris County , has opted for reform instead of jail on low-level marijuana offenses and eliminated cash bail for certain offenses. As a nation, we must expand efforts to break cycles of injustice at the voting booth, where one of the most influential people in the criminal justice system gets elected: the American prosecutor.
World watches as Ireland holds historic vote that could overturn strict abortion law
CLOSE Ireland remains one of the last countries in Europe where abortion is still illegal. The vote was expected to be an extremely close contest, with polls closing at 10 p.m. Support to overturn Ireland's Eighth Amendment was driven by large numbers of younger voters, according to the exit polls. More: Ireland to be tested by abortion vote on whether to overturn near-total ban. He has also vowed to appoint enough Supreme Court justices who oppose abortion to overturn Roe v.
Born together, serving separately: Quadruplets each sign up for military service
Nevin, Mason, Rose and Bryce Lees are quadruplets from Michigan who each plan to serve in a different branch of the military. Rose enlisted in the Air Force and plans to attend Eastern Michigan University for emergency medicine through a Reserve Officer Training Corps program. Others wanted to use military service to advance career paths that include college. In total, there are 12 children in the Lees family, several of whom were originally born in Ethiopia.

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