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Raptors lose opening playoff game against Milkwaukee 97-83

Raptors lose opening playoff game against Milkwaukee 97-83

The Raptors' only decent quarter was the second, when they outscored the Bucks 29-16. The Toronto Raptors finished the regular season with four consecutive victories and aim to keep the momentum going when they host the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday in the opener of the Eastern Conference first-round series.



Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

MPs must approve decision to dissolve Parliament part-way through full term. She plans to seek a stronger parliamentary mandate in an election June 8. Challenged on whether he would quit if the party failed to win, he said: "We are campaigning to win this election, that's the only question now". "I welcome the Prime Minister's decision to give the British people the chance to vote for a government that will put the interests of the majority first", he said.


At least 24 killed in Syrian evacuation bus convoy explosion

At least 24 killed in Syrian evacuation bus convoy explosion

The Syrian government said the vehicle had been supposedly carrying aid to the evacuees, while rebels claim the auto was stationary and had been parked near the stalled convoy. He said the regime kills scores of people daily using all types of weaponry and doesn't need to kill its own sympathizers. Thousands of militants and their families were expected to leave the towns of Zabadani and Madaya near the Lebanese border for Idlib, while thousands of people were supposed to leave Foua and ...


Jammu-Kashmir: Indian Army Soldier killed in accidental fire in Poonch

Jammu-Kashmir: Indian Army Soldier killed in accidental fire in Poonch

Exchange of fire between the two sides which started at 8 a.m. on Monday had continued till late evening, defence sources said. Nowshera ( Jammu and Kashmir) [India]: All schools in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowshera have been closed for the time being in wake of the ongoing ceasefire violation by Pakistan.



James Gunn to write, direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'

Gunn, who introduced the world to the GotG with the original film in 2014, made his announcement in a Facebook post addressed to fans. Marvel Studios has unveiled a new TV spot for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Worth a mention is that James Gunn said Guardians of the Galaxy 3 "will conclude the story of this iteration of the Guardians of the Galaxy , and help catapult both old and new Marvel characters into the next ten years and beyond".



Pence says U.S. stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Look, we want to be clear: our hope and frankly our prayer is that by marshaling the resources of nations across the Asian Pacific - not just South Korea, Japan, other allies, and China - will bring renewed pressure to bear, will achieve out goal of a nuclear free Korean Peninsula.