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Fans and soccer stars arrive in Russia ahead of World Cup

Fans and soccer stars arrive in Russia ahead of World Cup

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Fans and stars of international soccer are arriving in Russia as the country prepares for the World Cup that kicks off on Thursday. The month long tournament will begin with Russia playing Saudi Arabia in Moscow. National teams have been arriving for the past week, […]

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Adam Rippon, Gus Kenworthy talk about what Pride Month means to them

Adam Rippon, Gus Kenworthy talk about what Pride Month means to them

Gary Gershoff/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Pride Month celebrates the overall progress made toward the equality of LGBTQ individuals. Fundamentally though, it’s also about the progress made on an individual level — the celebration of your own personal journey in understanding who you are and defining your greater purpose. Openly gay […]

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Steph Curry on 3rd NBA Finals win in 4 years: ‘I’m pretty proud of our team’

Steph Curry on 3rd NBA Finals win in 4 years: ‘I’m pretty proud of our team’

ABC News(CLEVELAND) — NBA star Steph Curry joined Good Morning America for his first live interview since clinching the 2018 championship as the Golden State Warriors swept the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. Curry spoke out about joining the elite handful of NBA teams that have won three or more […]

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Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner party with Stanley Cup, Alex Ovechkin at DC restaurant

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner party with Stanley Cup, Alex Ovechkin at DC restaurant

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The two biggest items in Washington, D.C., crossed paths on Saturday night as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner posed with the Stanley Cup. It was a matter of pure coincidence as the president’s daughter and son-in-law visited D.C. hotspot Café Milano for a date night while Washington […]

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Justify leads wire to wire at Belmont to win the Triple Crown

Justify leads wire to wire at Belmont to win the Triple Crown

Rob Carr/Getty Images(ELMONT, N.Y.) — Justify charged out of the gate and never gave up the lead, powering his way to victory at the Belmont Stakes to become just the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown. The colt was briefly challenged in the final turn, but down the stretch […]

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Scoreboard Roundup — 6/8/18

Scoreboard Roundup — 6/8/18

ABC News(NEW YORK) —  Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUEN-Y Yankees   4    N-Y Mets   1 AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto  5        Baltimore     1Cleveland  4    Detroit       1Chi White Sox  1    Boston        0Seattle   4         Tampa Bay     3Houston  7        Texas         3L-A Angels  4    Minnesota     2Oakland    7      Kansas City   2 NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs   3       […]

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NYPD officer who tackled James Blake loses 5 vacation days

NYPD officer who tackled James Blake loses 5 vacation days

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The NYPD officer who tackled former tennis star James Blake outside a Midtown hotel in September 2015 was docked five vacation days as punishment. Blake’s lawyer Kevin Marino called it “woefully inadequate.” “Losing a few vacation days for the use of excessive force, following a history […]

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Justify aiming for Triple Crown this weekend, guided by trainer who won it all 3 years ago

Justify aiming for Triple Crown this weekend, guided by trainer who won it all 3 years ago

iStock/THinkstock(ELMONT, N.Y.) — With the Belmont Stakes horse race slated for Saturday, the heavily favored Justify is looking to be the second Triple Crown winner in three years. The 3-year-old colt is a 4/5 favorite to win, according to Las Vegas odds, after impressive victories leading up to the event. […]

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Argentina cancels friendly soccer match in Israel

Argentina cancels friendly soccer match in Israel

Alex Caparros/Getty Images(TEL AVIV, Israel) — Argentina’s national soccer team has pulled out of an exhibition match with Israel scheduled for this weekend in Jerusalem, but Israel’s minister of culture and sport said it was in response to security threats against the team’s star rather than political pressure from Palestinian […]

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Two women resign from NFL domestic violence group, calling it a ‘fig leaf’

Two women resign from NFL domestic violence group, calling it a ‘fig leaf’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two female domestic violence experts resigned from the commission created by the National Football League’s Players Association, saying their suggestions had been ignored and the change within the organization had been insufficient. Deborah Epstein, who is the co-director of Georgetown University’s Law Center Domestic Violence Clinic, and […]

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