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Iran’s polls set to split divided conservatives in two

Elections headquarters staff wait to receive candidates to register for Iran’s presidential election at the Interior Ministry, in Tehran TEHRAN: A presidential election in Iran next month could provide the final straw to split an already long-divided conservative political camp, after years of growing divisions. While the list of approved candidates has yet to be […]


Flawless Verstappen dominant as Mercedes and Ferrari drop the ball at Monaco GP

3:11 PM ET Laurence Edmondson Close F1 Editor • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Nate Saunders Close F1 Associate Editor • Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes • History graduate from Reading University• Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014 Max Verstappen’s first Monaco Grand Prix victory has put him into previously uncharted territory […]

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Court Allows Suez Canal To Keep Holding Ever Given: Lawyers

The Ever Given became jammed across the canal in high winds on March 23. Cairo, Egypt: An Egyptian court on Sunday rejected a complaint by the Japanese owner of a container ship that blocked traffic in the Suez Canal for six days in March against the vessel’s continued detention by canal authorities, a lawyer said. […]


It’s the Media’s ‘Mean-Too’ Moment. Stop Yelling and Go to Human Resources.

Perhaps even worse, Ms. Cooper remarked early on that she’d never heard of Brian Lehrer, the beloved WNYC morning host whose gently probing, public-spirited interviews embody the station’s appeal, and that she didn’t “get” why he was popular. She has since come to the view that “Brian is the soul of the station and, in […]


Phil Mickelson, 50, wins PGA Championship to become oldest major champion in golf history

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — Phil Mickelson has made history at the PGA Championship as the oldest, at 50, winner in major championship history. Mickelson finished off his 73 with a simple par on the 72nd hole to the wild cheers of fans at the Ocean Course. Mickelson raised his arms in triumph and hugged his […]

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Why 1995 Princess Diana Interview Has Reopened A Can Of Worms For BBC

Fresh findings that a BBC staffer used dubious means to scoop an interview with the late Lady Diana have led to harsh criticism from her sons Princes William and Harry and put the spotlight back on trial-by-media coverage of celebrities. Interestingly, the controversy has been reignited at a time when revelations by Harry and his […]


Philadelphia 76ers see challenge in Washington Wizards, throughout playoffs, Tobias Harris says

5:12 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The Philadelphia 76ers may be the top seed in the Eastern Conference, but they had their hands full with the eighth-seeded Washington Wizards on Sunday afternoon, escaping with a 125-118 victory to open the best-of-seven first-round playoff series. For those who expect the Sixers to cruise past their underdog opponents, […]

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Nuclear monitoring deal between Iran, IAEA has expired, says top lawmaker

DUBAI: Iran‘s parliament speaker said on Sunday that a three-month monitoring deal between Tehran and the UN nuclear watchdog had expired as of May 22, Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency reported. “From May 22 and with the end of the three-month agreement, the agency will have no access to data collected by cameras inside the […]


Phoenix Suns’ Chris Paul plays through shoulder contusion in win over Los Angeles Lakers

Chris Paul gutted through a right shoulder contusion to help the Phoenix Suns close out the Los Angeles Lakers 99-90 in Game 1 of their first-round series Sunday. Paul suffered the injury with nine minutes, 24 seconds remaining in the first half when LeBron James leaped over him for a putback layup. Paul swiped for […]


Lille end PSG dominance to win Ligue 1 title for first time in 10 years

Lille have ended Paris Saint-Germain‘s dominance to win the Ligue 1 title after beating Angers 2-1 on Sunday. Les Dogues become French champions for the fifth time in their history — their last title came in 2011 when Eden Hazard was part of the squad. The club also won the league in 1933, 1946 and […]