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Two deputies were killed when a man shot at them through a window while they
| Coming off a Game 3 win and Joel Embiid's return, the Sixers aim to go up 3-1 in their first-round series against the Heat. |
|Ex-sanctions czar bashes Obama administration's 'weak' response to Russian interference ||Popovich remains out; Messina to coach Spurs |
Dan Fried, the former State Department diplomat who oversaw sanctions policy, told the "Skullduggery" podcast that he was “extremely” frustrated when the Obama administration issued “weak” and “frankly inadequate” sanctions against Russia for interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
| Ettore Messina will continue to coach the Spurs against the Warriors as Gregg Popovich will miss another game after the death of his wife. |
|Comey: I don't believe that Loretta Lynch did anything improper ||Tagovailoa's brother, also QB, commits to Tide |
Former FBI Director James Comey talks with Rachel Maddow about worries he cited in his book, "A Higher Loyalty," about former Attorney General Loretta Lynch with regard to the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation.
| QB Taulia Tagovailoa has committed to joining his older brother at Alabama in 2019. Tua Tagovailoa is competing with Jalen Hurts to be the Tide's starting QB. |
|At Least 5 Dead In Violent Clashes In Nicaragua Over Social Security Changes ||Rodgers purchases minority stake in Bucks |
Four young protesters and a police officer were killed in increasingly violent
| Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was announced Friday as a limited partner in the Bucks' ownership group during the team's playoff game against the Celtics. |
|Dog feared to have cancer had actually eaten four teddy bears... but vet didn't realise until midway through operation ||Calipari meets with NBPA to push HS combine |
A dog feared to cancer had actually eaten four teddy bears, but the vet did not realise until halfway through the operation. Eight-year-old St Bernard Maisy was taken for a CT scan after she was taken ill, which showed a mass on her spleen and an unusually full stomach, seemingly showing she had not digested her food properly. Her owner, Jane Dickinson, from Dewsbury in West Yorkshire, feared the worst as she took her pet to Paragon Veterinary Referrals in Wakefield. It would not be unusual for Maisy, an elderly dog, to have cancer at her advanced age. However, vet surgeon Nick Blackburn ruled out any fatal disease when he carried out the operation to remove Maisy’s spleen and found her stomach was full of soft toys. Maisy is now reportedly 'loving life' Credit: Paragon Vet Referrals / SWNS.com He said : "It's fair to say this was not something we were expecting to find! We all know certain dogs enjoy chewing things they shouldn't but managing to devour four full teddy bears is quite a feat. "I know Jane was worried about Maisy as she is quite old for a St Bernard, so we were naturally delighted the operation was such a success and we were able to return a happy, healthy dog to the Dickinsons.” Her owner said she had never seen the gentle giant chewing or eating toys, but that now the operation has been completed Maisy is “loving life”. An x-ray showing the teddy bears within the stomach. Credit: Paragon Vet Referrals / SWNS.com Ms Dickinson explained: "When Maisy went in I did think 'is she coming out?' but she is loving life now - it's like she's got her youth back. "The toys weren't even hers! She will steal the chihuahuas' toys and play with them but I've never seen her trying to chew them. Her eating habits had been completely normal. "I didn't even recognise one of the toys - my brother also keeps chihuahuas and it turns out it belonged to his dog." Maisy has since made a full recovery from her operation and a histology report has shown no signs of cancer.
| John Calipari, who has been pushing for new rules that would end the one-and-done system in college basketball, says he met with National Basketball Players Association representatives to talk about a combine for high school juniors. |
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