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photo: yi-chin lee, staff image 1of/1captioncloseimage 1 of 1forward sam dekker, left, and james harden enjoy a light moment at practice at toyota center on friday. dekker, who missed four weeks with a fractured left hand, says he'll be available to play against the spurs.  lessforward sam dekker, left, and james harden enjoy a light moment at practice at toyota center on friday. dekker, who missed four weeks with a fractured left hand, says he'll be available to play against ... more photo: yi-chin lee, staff rockets' sam dekker available in game 1 against spurs1 / 1back to galleryrockets forward sam dekker will be available against the spurs on monday, four weeks to the day since his surgery to repair the fracture in his left hand. he does not appear to be in the rockets...

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google chief executive sundar pichai’s pay package doubled to $200 million last year, making him the highest paid executive at parent company alphabet inc., according to a regulatory filing friday. eric schmidt, executive chairman for alphabet inc., saw his compensation drop by 46% to $4.3 million, down from more than $8 million in 2015, when he also got a $6 million bonus. alphabet chief financial officer ruth porat’s pay jumped......

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real madrid's marcelo hit home a late winner against valencia keeping the la liga title race close as ever. real madrid coach zinedine zidane said his team would "suffer" until the end after saturday's last gasp 2-1 win at home to valencia kept them on track for the title.zidane's team were ahead at the break thanks to cristiano ronaldo's 27th-minute header but found it difficult to put away an injury and suspension-hit valencia side.karim benzema struck a post early in the second half and ronaldo saw a spot-kick saved by diego alves before ex-madrid midfielder dani parejo curled a 25-yard free kick home to equalise with eight minutes left.real madridvalencia21ftgame detailslive football odds with bet365.bet now »highlightsbut left-back marcelo cut inside from the wing to send a low righ...

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netflix has released the first full trailer for the upcoming fifth season of “house of cards” which premieres on the streaming service on may 30th.with a public burned out by everyday politics these days, the series has opted to take an interesting approach to the fifth season – ditching any semblance of political drama realness to embrace the deliciously dark soap opera that it really is.in the new season president frank underwood (kevin spacey) battling for his political life in a contentious election while also struggling to maintain his marriage with claire (robin wright). the trailer paints their ambition and their ruthlessness in stark terms – a ruler with an iron first who plans to bring “one nation, underwood”.patricia clarkson and campbell scott join the action this se...

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رقیه کوچولو ؛ قربانی بیکاری ناپدری اجتماع > اجتماعی - بیکاری مرد جوان باعث دعوای او و همسرش شد و در نهایت حادثه هولناکی را رقم زد؛ حادثه‌ای که گریبان دختربچه پنج ساله را گرفت و او را به کما برد. هفتم اردیبهشت‌ماه، پیكر نیمه‌جان دختربچه‌ای پنج ساله به نام رقیه به بیمارستان شهید هاشمی‌نژاد مشهد منتقل شد. روی سر و پا و لگن دختربچه آثار جراحت‌های زیادی دیده‌ می‌شد و سر او به طرز عجیبی متورم شده بود. تلاش پزشكان برای نجات او آغاز شد و از آنجا ...

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chelsea manager antonio conte says he never had any doubts that diego costa would break his scoring drought. ronald koeman says he'll focus on romelu lukaku's future with everton after the season. london -- antonio conte played down speculation that chelsea will sign romelu lukaku from everton this summer by saying he considers diego costa "the best striker in the world."lukaku leads the premier league scoring charts with 24 goals in 33 appearances this season, but is refusing to sign a new contract at everton after voicing his desire to play champions league football, and has been widely linked with a return to stamford bridge at the end of the season.costa's future is similarly uncertain. his form has nosedived since chelsea rejected a lucrative bid from chinese super league club tianjin...

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fernando llorente has gone close for swansea, who are holding man united. luke shaw limped off inside 10 minutes, with the relegation-haunted visitors starting confidently in sunday's early match. gamecast live...

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the fourth meeting between patricio freire and daniel straus at bellator 178 drew an average of 949,000 viewers to spike on friday night.according to a release from spike, the featherweight championship headliner peaked at 1.033 million viewers at 10:38 p.m. et. freire submitted straus with a guillotine choke 37 seconds into the second round of their bout at the mohegan sun arena in uncasville, conn.when including +3dvr figures, bellator 178 drew an average audience of 733,000 viewers to spike for its four-bout main card. the co-main event saw ilima-lei macfarlane tap jessica middleton with an armbar at the 2:15 mark of round one. saad awad and a.j. mckee also earned victories on the evening’s main draw.according to a release, bellator cards are averaging 922,000 viewers when including +...

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صدر؛ نماد توانمندی مهندسان ایرانی شهر > شهری - عباس ثابتی راد:‌هنگامی که برای نخستین بار ساخت تونل نیایش مورد توجه قرار گرفت، ترافیک موجود در بزرگراه صدر نیز برجسته شد. بزرگراه صدر كه از ابتدای انقلاب اسلامی توسعه آن آغاز شده بود در اوایل دهه 70تا شرقی‌ترین نقطه تهران رسید؛ بزرگراهی كه به‌دلیل داشتن خروجی‌های متعدد در مسیر بزرگراه همواره شاهد ترافیك‌ها و انسداد شریان اصلی بود.تونل نیایش به‌منظور اتصال بزرگراه نیایش به بزرگراه صدر مور...

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عطوان: ترامپ برای خالی کردن کامل خزانه عربستان به منطقه سفر می‌کند جهان > آمریکا - همشهری آنلاین:عبدالباری عطوان، سردبیر روزنامه رای الیوم و تحلیلگر مشهور عرب در مطلبی به سفر احتمالی دونالد ترامپ به منطقه غرب آسیا در ماه آینده پرداخت و نوشت: رئیس جمهوری آمریکا پس از شکست‌های خود در صد روز اول ریاست جمهوری‌اش برای باج خواهی و خالی کردن خزانه کشورهای عربی از جمله عربستان به منطقه سفر می‌کند. به گزارش ایرنا، عطوان در تحلیل روز یکشنبه خود می...

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samantha bee speaks during her “not the white house correspondents’ dinner” special at dar constitution hall on april 29. (dimitrios kambouris/getty images for tbs)samantha bee’s live “full frontal” event in washington certainly was no white house correspondents’ dinner. there was no president, at least a sitting one, and there wasn’t really dinner (hors d’oeuvres, mostly).but that’s what she promised with her “not the white house correspondents’ dinner,” which taped hours before saturday’s formal event across town and will air on tbs tonight at 10 p.m.as attendees dressed in formal wear waited in the sweltering heat to get inside of dar constitution hall, climate-change protesters were marching just blocks away on a parade to the white house. [a different so...

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millions of dollars pledged to some of victoria's most financially stricken taxi licence owners looks set to be clawed back by the tax office.a recent ruling by the ato will increase the financial pain for a number of smaller operators in the taxi industry who were assessed by government-commissioned auditors as virtually destitute. the andrews government announced in february that taxi licences would be scrapped. photo: angela wyliethe andrews government paid out $4 million last year to taxi licence owners who were left in poverty by the recent collapse in the value of the licences.the strictly controlled hardship fund was made available only to those hit so hard by the sharp decline in values that they were at risk of no longer being able to pay for "the necessities of food, shelter, c...

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the fc tv panel have their say, but what do you think? vote now!sunday could be a pivotal day in the pursuit of the premier league title, with each of the top two facing tricky fixtures. first, leaders chelsea visit everton, after which tottenham, four points back in second, host arsenal. will the race take another twist?chelsea earned a 4-2 home win vs. southampton in midweek but were beaten in their last league game away from stamford bridge, when they fell 2-0 at the hands of former manager jose mourinho and manchester united.tottenham, meanwhile, will be chasing a 13th straight home league win and, with victory in the last north london derby at white hart lane, can assure themselves of finishing above arsenal for the first time in 22 years.let us know your view by commenting below or ...

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craig burley says spurs have gained on arsenal because of arsene wenger, but dismisses the idea of a power shift. arsene wenger believes that arsenal are still the dominant club in north london, having competed in the top four for 18 consecutive seasons. former arsenal forward paul mariner explains just how important the north london derby is to arsenal and tottenham. arsenal boss arsene wenger will be sending out a team ready to fight as he looks to mastermind a victory over title-chasing tottenham in sunday's north london derby.a number of elements will make this meeting between the fierce local rivals all the more interesting, especially as it will be the last at white hart lane.spurs, who confirmed on friday that they will play at wembley next season before returning to a new stadium o...

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the fc crew predict the north london derby and chelsea's match at everton as spurs look to gain ground in the title race. arsene wenger believes that arsenal are still the dominant club in north london, having competed in the top four for 18 consecutive seasons. the exploding heads have their say as to who will be the kings of north london, arsenal or tottenham. tottenham striker harry kane says it would be great to end st. totteringham's day by beating arsenal but insists that the premier league title is all the club are focused on.spurs will finish above the gunners in the top flight for the first time since 1994-95 if they win at white hart lane on sunday, but with just four points separating mauricio pochettino's side from leaders chelsea, kane knows where the priority is."for the fan...

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بادیگارد تاجر عتیقه قاتل او شد اجتماع > اجتماعی - قاتل مرد ثروتمند که دست به تجارت عتیقه و زیرخاکی نیز می‌زد، کسی نبود جز بادیگارد او. این كشتی‌گیر جوان وقتی دید صاحب‌كارش حاضر نیست از معامله میلیاردی كه انجام داده سهم او را پرداخت كند، دست به قتل او زد.پرونده این جنایت شامگاه 21فروردین با پیدا شدن جسد مردی میانسال داخل یك خودروی 206 در كمربندی اسلامشهر- واوان به جریان افتاد. دست‌و‌پای این مرد با طناب بسته شده بود و رد كبودی روی گلویش از این...

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one prominent figure believes there is still a long way to go before a boxing superfight between conor mcgregor and floyd mayweather becomes a reality.according to showtime sports executive vice president stephen espinoza, there hasn’t exactly been a lot of progress in negotiations between the two sides. and he says much of that could stem from the ufc’s reluctance to go all-in on making the fight happen.“the biggest battle in mayweather-pacquiao was both guys really thinking that the other wanted to do it. that part has happened [with mcgregor and mayweather], so i think the real question — and it’s sort of a black box right now — is where’s the ufc really, on this? do they, in fact, want it? dana — speaking on behalf of, i assume, the ufc — is making noises that he’s ...

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supermarkets should ditch their “ridiculous” cosmetic standards for fruit and vegetables and sell “wonky” produce to combat the country’s growing food waste problem, a government committee has said.‘best before’ date labels should also be reconsidered as it’s revealed that more than £10 billion worth of food is thrown away in british households every year, mps said.a report from the environment, food and rural affairs (efra) committee, published on sunday, reveals the extent of england’s food waste problem, with supermarkets being criticised for not doing enough to tackle the issue.  james_davidson via getty images supermarkets should ditch their 'ridiculous' cosmetic standards for fruit and vegetables.one third of food for human consumption is lost or wasted globally....

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marvel studios has been building towards a massive confrontation with thanos since 2012 in the avengers.  now that earth’s mightest heroes, and the guardians of the galaxy, are finally gearing up to take him down, it seems marvel is in a bit of a quandary. obviously they’re not going to just give up on the most successful film franchise of all time, so where do they go from there?well, comic fans, you’ve come to the right place for answers. marvel has a lot of stories to choose from over their 75 year history, but not all of them are right for the big screen. also, some of our favorite marvel characters, like wolverine or the fantastic four, have their film rights owned by rival studios, meaning we shouldn’t expect to see them team up with iron man or captain america any time so...

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barcelona needed some help from espanyol's poor defensive decisions to claim three points, but ended up winning comfortably. shaka hislop credits barcelona for stringing together several convincing wins in a row to keep pace with real madrid. luis suarez broke a five game scoring drought by sealing barca's victory over espanyol in the catalan derby. luis suarez broke a five game scoring drought by sealing barca's victory over espanyol in the catalan derby. luis suarez played down the significance of his five-game goal drought after he scored twice in barcelona's derby win over espanyol on saturday.the uruguayan striker scored the first and last goals in a 3-0 win as barca moved back to the top of la liga, jumping ahead of real madrid, who had beaten valencia earlier in the day.they were su...

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