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From The42 Lillard scores 51 in Portland win as Sixers lose Embiid Hoops

Lillard scores 51 in Portland win as Sixers lose Embiid

The Trail Blazers go within a half-game of Memphis for eighth in the Western Conference playoff fight.

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong newspaper owner arrested during office raid by police Apple Daily

Hong Kong newspaper owner arrested during office raid by police

He was among seven people detained on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces.

From The42 Atletico Madrid report two positive coronavirus tests ahead of Champions League QF Covid-19

Atletico Madrid report two positive coronavirus tests ahead of Champions League QF

It was not revealed whether or not the two positive cases involved players or backroom staff.

From TheJournal.ie Countries pledge €250m in aid for port blast to be delivered 'directly' to Lebanese people Lebanon

Countries pledge €250m in aid for port blast to be delivered 'directly' to Lebanese people

Countries pledged financial aid and called for an independent inquiry at a virtual donor conference hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron today.

From TheJournal.ie Belarus braces for protests as incumbent Lukashenko appears to win presidential election Exit Poll

Belarus braces for protests as incumbent Lukashenko appears to win presidential election

Alexander Lukashenko has ruled the ex-Soviet country since 1994, making him Europe’s longest serving leader.

From TheJournal.ie US hits 5 million Covid-19 cases - the highest in the world Coronavirus

US hits 5 million Covid-19 cases - the highest in the world

The US death toll – currently at 162,441 – is also the highest in the world.

From The42 Warren and Pacers hand Lakers another loss as NBA playoffs loom Hoops

Warren and Pacers hand Lakers another loss as NBA playoffs loom

It was another busy night in the bubble.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand marks 100 days without virus transmission Coronavirus

New Zealand marks 100 days without virus transmission

There are still 23 active cases but all were detected at the border.

From The42 Crusaders win Super Rugby NZ title with trademark late surge Super Rugby

Crusaders win Super Rugby NZ title with trademark late surge

Three tries in the final quarter secured their fourth successive Super title.

From The42 Juventus spring major surprise by appointing Andrea Pirlo as manager Maestro To Mister

Juventus spring major surprise by appointing Andrea Pirlo as manager

Pirlo replaces the sacked Maurizio Sarri in spite of having no previous coaching experience.

From TheJournal.ie 'People want revenge': Heated protests in Beirut call for accountability after port blast kills 158 Lebanon

'People want revenge': Heated protests in Beirut call for accountability after port blast kills 158

At least 158 people were killed in the blast, and 6,000 have been injured.

From The42 NFL cornerback to face armed robbery charges Problems

NFL cornerback to face armed robbery charges

DeAndre Baker previously denied wrongdoing during an initial court appearance on 19 May.

From The42 'This defeat is on me,' says under-fire Real Madrid defender Woe

'This defeat is on me,' says under-fire Real Madrid defender

Raphael Varane insisted on facing up to his two mistakes against Manchester City.

From TheJournal.ie Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest Warsaw

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest

Warsaw police said that 48 people were arrested.

Juventus sack Maurizio Sarri following Champions League exit

The Old Lady have confirmed his departure.

From The42 Hurricanes secure vital bonus point to stay in Super Rugby title hunt Tense

Hurricanes secure vital bonus point to stay in Super Rugby title hunt

Warren Gatland’s Chiefs have lost all eight games since the lockdown.

From The42 Celtics rip Raptors as Nets and Magic grab NBA playoff spots Nba Bubble

Celtics rip Raptors as Nets and Magic grab NBA playoff spots

Boston prevented the Toronto Raptors from clinching the Eastern Conference second seed last night.

From TheJournal.ie Latin America and the Caribbean have now surpassed Europe for Covid-19 deaths Covid-19

Latin America and the Caribbean have now surpassed Europe for Covid-19 deaths

Meanwhile, in India, the number of cases have doubled in three weeks.

From The42 China's number 1 off to hot start at the PGA Championship As It Stands

China's number 1 off to hot start at the PGA Championship

Li Haotong is trying to become the first player from the country to win a men’s major title.

From TheJournal.ie US-China relations deteriorate further as Beijing slams 'barbarous' sanctions placed on Hong Kong At Loggerheads

US-China relations deteriorate further as Beijing slams 'barbarous' sanctions placed on Hong Kong

The fresh sanctions from the US came after Donald Trump’s move against TikTok and WeChat.

From The42 Cristiano Ronaldo double cannot save Juventus from shock Champions League exit Report

Cristiano Ronaldo double cannot save Juventus from shock Champions League exit

Lyon overcame the Serie A outfit on away goals.

From The42 Neuer wants Bayern Munich to keep Liverpool target Hope

Neuer wants Bayern Munich to keep Liverpool target

Thiago Alcantara could be set to leave the Bundesliga side.

From TheJournal.ie Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast Beirut

Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast

Michel Aoun today said a missile or negligence could have been responsible for the explosion.

From The42 Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled Options

Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled

South Africa is struggling to contain coronavirus.

From The42 Gareth Bale did not want to play against Man City, says Real boss Zidane Opted Out

Gareth Bale did not want to play against Man City, says Real boss Zidane

‘He preferred not to play, nothing more, and the rest is between me and him.’

From The42 Wet-weather masterclass sees Rebels upset high-flying Brumbies Highlights

Wet-weather masterclass sees Rebels upset high-flying Brumbies

Wallabies back Reece Hodge grabbed two of the Melbourne side’s four tries.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters clash with police on the streets of Beirut days after deadly explosion Lebanon

Protesters clash with police on the streets of Beirut days after deadly explosion

Tear gas was used against those protesting against political leaders.

From The42 A number of Stade Francais players test positive for coronavirus ahead of Top 14 season start

A number of Stade Francais players test positive for coronavirus ahead of Top 14 season start

The players have tested positive for coronavirus after a training camp in Nice.

From TheJournal.ie European court sides against Madeleine McCann suspect in separate rape case appeal Christian B

European court sides against Madeleine McCann suspect in separate rape case appeal

Maddie McCann went missing in Portugal in 2007 while on holiday with her family.

From The42 US billionaire purchases Serie A club Roma for €591m Giallorossi

US billionaire purchases Serie A club Roma for €591m

Dan Friedkin, who is involved in the automotive, hotel and entertainment industries, takes over from James Pallotta.

From The42 Dortmund claim Man United have made 'no contact' about Sancho transfer No1 Target

Dortmund claim Man United have made 'no contact' about Sancho transfer

Hans-Joachim Watzke has dismissed reports that a summer move for the English winger is close.

From The42 'If I can play my best golf, I can give myself a chance - but it does need my best golf' Shane's World

'If I can play my best golf, I can give myself a chance - but it does need my best golf'

Shane Lowry is grouped with Brooks Koepka and Gary Woodland for opening rounds of the PGA Championship.

From TheJournal.ie Heavily armed FBI agents search home of YouTube star Jake Paul Jake Paul

Heavily armed FBI agents search home of YouTube star Jake Paul

Images aired by US media showed large firearms being retrieved from the social media influencer’s mansion.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion Support

Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion

Lebanon’s prime minister has called on “friendly countries” to lend their support.

From TheJournal.ie Social media giants Facebook and Twitter take action against Trump misinformation online Misinformation

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter take action against Trump misinformation online

Facebook removed a post from the president while Twitter blocked a Trump campaign account.

From TheJournal.ie Germany is planning to ban spotlights to save its insects Switched Off

Germany is planning to ban spotlights to save its insects

Light traps for insects are to be banned outdoors, while searchlights and sky spotlights would be outlawed.

From The42 'I wouldn't say it keeps me up at night' - McIlroy bids to end six-year drought Harding Park

'I wouldn't say it keeps me up at night' - McIlroy bids to end six-year drought

The 2020 PGA Championship, golf’s first major tournament in over a year, begins today.

From The42 Manchester United and Inter cruise into Europa League quarter-finals Job Done

Manchester United and Inter cruise into Europa League quarter-finals

After overcoming LASK, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will now face Copenhagen in the last eight.

From The42 Fabio Jakobsen fighting for his life after horrific crash at Tour of Poland Cycling

Fabio Jakobsen fighting for his life after horrific crash at Tour of Poland

The UCI said they strongly condemned the ‘dangerous behaviour’ of rival Dylan Groenewegen.

From The42 Manchester City complete €44million signing of Nathan Ake Dutch Gold

Manchester City complete €44million signing of Nathan Ake

The Netherlands international defender joins Pep Guardiola’s side from relegated Bournemouth.