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  • Statement From Cleveland Cavaliers Chairman Dan Gilbert

    Cleveland Cavaliers, general manager David Griffin part ways

    Statement From Cleveland Cavaliers Chairman Dan Gilbert
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  • Chancellor Philip Hammond has criticised the way the Conservatives fought the general election campaign, saying there should have been more focus on the economy.Mr Hammond said he was unhappy at the low-key role he was given and said the Tories should have put more effort into "dismantling" Labour's plans.He also said the government "heard a message" in the election that people were "weary" of spending cuts."We are not deaf", he told Andrew Marr.

    Philip Hammond attacks Tory general election campaign

    Chancellor Philip Hammond has criticised the way the Conservatives fought the general election campaign, saying there should have been more focus on the economy.Mr Hammond said he was unhappy at the low-key role he was given and said the Tories should have put more effort into "dismantling" Labour's plans.He also said the government "heard a message" in the election that people were "weary" of spending cuts."We are not deaf", he told Andrew Marr.
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  • MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Bucks have named Jon Horst as General Manager. Horst, 34, has served as the team's Director of Basketball Operations since 2008 where he was instrumental in personnel evaluation, salary cap management and contract negotiations. The team will hold an introductory press ..

    Milwaukee Bucks name Jon Horst general manager

    MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Bucks have named Jon Horst as General Manager. Horst, 34, has served as the team's Director of Basketball Operations since 2008 where he was instrumental in personnel evaluation, salary cap management and contract negotiations. The team will hold an introductory press ..
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  • Image caption The Conservatives are having to rely on the support of 10 DUP MPs after they fell eight seats short of winning an overall majority Northern Ireland's main parties are expected to hold talks with the prime minister in Downing Street on Thursday.Sinn Féin, the UUP, Alliance and the SDLP will hold separate meetings with Theresa May in the afternoon.She has already held talks with the DUP this week about a deal to support her minority Conservative government.DUP sources have told the BBC an announcement on a deal with Tories had been delayed because of the unfolding tragedy of the Grenfell Tower blaze.Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has demanded details of any Conservative-DUP deal, calling it a "nonsense situation". "We want to know what is in the deal they are offering to the DUP and we want to know when it is going to be put before Parliament," he said. Election Live - rolling text and video updates Quick guide to what's going on Who are the DUP&#039..

    General election: Northern Ireland parties to meet May

    Image caption The Conservatives are having to rely on the support of 10 DUP MPs after they fell eight seats short of winning an overall majority Northern Ireland's main parties are expected to hold talks with the prime minister in Downing Street on Thursday.Sinn Féin, the UUP, Alliance and the SDLP will hold separate meetings with Theresa May in the afternoon.She has already held talks with the DUP this week about a deal to support her minority Conservative government.DUP sources have told the BBC an announcement on a deal with Tories had been delayed because of the unfolding tragedy of the Grenfell Tower blaze.Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has demanded details of any Conservative-DUP deal, calling it a "nonsense situation". "We want to know what is in the deal they are offering to the DUP and we want to know when it is going to be put before Parliament," he said. Election Live - rolling text and video updates Quick guide to what's going on Who are the DUP&#039..
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  • FOR A tense two hours on June 13th Jeff Sessions, the attorney-general, faced questions before the Senate intelligence committee about his dealings with Russian officials during the election campaign last year. He was also questioned on possible ties between President Donald Trump’s entourage and the Kremlin, and his own role in the sacking of James Comey as..

    The attorney-general’s amnesia

    FOR A tense two hours on June 13th Jeff Sessions, the attorney-general, faced questions before the Senate intelligence committee about his dealings with Russian officials during the election campaign last year. He was also questioned on possible ties between President Donald Trump’s entourage and the Kremlin, and his own role in the sacking of James Comey as..
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  • FOR A tense two hours on June 13th Jeff Sessions, the attorney general, faced questions before the Senate intelligence committee about his dealings with Russian officials during the election campaign last year. He was also questioned on possible ties between President Donald Trump’s entourage and the Kremlin, and his own role in the sacking of James Comey as..

    The attorney general’s amnesia

    FOR A tense two hours on June 13th Jeff Sessions, the attorney general, faced questions before the Senate intelligence committee about his dealings with Russian officials during the election campaign last year. He was also questioned on possible ties between President Donald Trump’s entourage and the Kremlin, and his own role in the sacking of James Comey as..
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  • Image copyright EPA The government needs to seek the "maximum possible consensus" on Brexit in the light of the general election result, Michael Gove says.The new environment secretary, a leading figure in the campaign to leave the EU, said the referendum result should be "honoured in the right way".The Tories no longer have a Commons majority with EU negotiations set to begin next week.There have been calls for a cross-party commission to seek agreement. BBC Election Live - rolling text and video updates Quick guide to what's going on Kuenssberg: PM survives first bout of battle for control In the Daily Telegraph, Former Conservative leader William Hague said a "change of style and substance" was now needed, suggesting a commission, also including business leaders and trade unions, to find areas of agreement. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has also called for a cross-party approach, and Labour's Yvette Cooper said a commission was needed to avoid Brexit being "..

    Michael Gove: Brexit ‘consensus’ needed after general election

    Image copyright EPA The government needs to seek the "maximum possible consensus" on Brexit in the light of the general election result, Michael Gove says.The new environment secretary, a leading figure in the campaign to leave the EU, said the referendum result should be "honoured in the right way".The Tories no longer have a Commons majority with EU negotiations set to begin next week.There have been calls for a cross-party commission to seek agreement. BBC Election Live - rolling text and video updates Quick guide to what's going on Kuenssberg: PM survives first bout of battle for control In the Daily Telegraph, Former Conservative leader William Hague said a "change of style and substance" was now needed, suggesting a commission, also including business leaders and trade unions, to find areas of agreement. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has also called for a cross-party approach, and Labour's Yvette Cooper said a commission was needed to avoid Brexit being "..
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  • Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs May will be meeting the committee a day after announcing her cabinet. The Queen's Speech - in which the government sets out its legislative programme - has been delayed for a few days, the BBC understands.It had been due to take place on Monday 19 June.The delay comes as the Conservatives negotiate with the Democratic Unionist Party to get support for their minority government.Theresa May will face questions later from her backbenchers after losing her majority at last week's election.The MPs are expected to raise concerns about her leadership style, and press for more details on talks with the DUP. Mrs May's new cabinet will also meet for the first time after a reshuffle.Brexit Secretary David Davis predicted some parts of the Tory manifesto would now have to be "pruned"."We have been given an instruction by the British people," he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.Mr Davis said that while the T..

    General election: Queen’s Speech delayed

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs May will be meeting the committee a day after announcing her cabinet. The Queen's Speech - in which the government sets out its legislative programme - has been delayed for a few days, the BBC understands.It had been due to take place on Monday 19 June.The delay comes as the Conservatives negotiate with the Democratic Unionist Party to get support for their minority government.Theresa May will face questions later from her backbenchers after losing her majority at last week's election.The MPs are expected to raise concerns about her leadership style, and press for more details on talks with the DUP. Mrs May's new cabinet will also meet for the first time after a reshuffle.Brexit Secretary David Davis predicted some parts of the Tory manifesto would now have to be "pruned"."We have been given an instruction by the British people," he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.Mr Davis said that while the T..
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  • Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs May will be meeting the committee a day after announcing her cabinet. Theresa May will face tough questions later from her backbenchers after the Conservatives lost their majority at last week's election.The MPs are expected to raise concerns about her leadership style, and press for more details on talks with the Democratic Unionists.Mrs May's new cabinet will also meet for the first time after a reshuffle.Brexit Secretary David Davis predicted some parts of the Tory manifesto would now have to be "pruned"."We have been given an instruction by the British people," he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. Mr Davis said that while the Tory election campaign had been disappointing, Mrs May was a "formidable prime minister" and accused people speculating about her leadership of "the absolute height of self-indulgence". BBC Election Live - rolling text and video updates Why Queen's Speech is a big test fo..

    General election: Theresa May to face Tory backbench MPs

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs May will be meeting the committee a day after announcing her cabinet. Theresa May will face tough questions later from her backbenchers after the Conservatives lost their majority at last week's election.The MPs are expected to raise concerns about her leadership style, and press for more details on talks with the Democratic Unionists.Mrs May's new cabinet will also meet for the first time after a reshuffle.Brexit Secretary David Davis predicted some parts of the Tory manifesto would now have to be "pruned"."We have been given an instruction by the British people," he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. Mr Davis said that while the Tory election campaign had been disappointing, Mrs May was a "formidable prime minister" and accused people speculating about her leadership of "the absolute height of self-indulgence". BBC Election Live - rolling text and video updates Why Queen's Speech is a big test fo..
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  • Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs May will be meeting the committee a day after announcing her cabinet. Theresa May is likely to face questions about the Conservatives' election campaign when she meets the party's backbenchers later. The 1922 committee is also expected to raise concerns about her leadership style, and press for more details on talks with the Democratic Unionists.Mrs May hopes to strike a deal with the DUP to support her minority government. The meeting comes after she finalised her cabinet, with Michael Gove returning as environment secretary. BBC political correspondent Iain Watson says the meeting with the committee - Mrs May's first since Thursday's election - has been brought forward by 24 hours. This was not because of panic within the party, but possibly as a way of suppressing it, he adds'Wise heads v hotheads'One MP told him: "The wise heads will need to tell any hotheads to calm down."Labour lead..

    General election 2017: May to face Tory backbench critics

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMrs May will be meeting the committee a day after announcing her cabinet. Theresa May is likely to face questions about the Conservatives' election campaign when she meets the party's backbenchers later. The 1922 committee is also expected to raise concerns about her leadership style, and press for more details on talks with the Democratic Unionists.Mrs May hopes to strike a deal with the DUP to support her minority government. The meeting comes after she finalised her cabinet, with Michael Gove returning as environment secretary. BBC political correspondent Iain Watson says the meeting with the committee - Mrs May's first since Thursday's election - has been brought forward by 24 hours. This was not because of panic within the party, but possibly as a way of suppressing it, he adds'Wise heads v hotheads'One MP told him: "The wise heads will need to tell any hotheads to calm down."Labour lead..
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