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Slow-starting Warriors turn on the power, rout Spurs

11:07 PM ET SAN ANTONIO — The Spurs went for the knockout of the Golden State Warriors in the first round. They threw haymaker after haymaker in producing a 19-point advantage late in the opening quarter. The problem was the Warriors executed their version of the rope-a-dope and ended up outscoring their opponents 88-59 in the last three quarters. Golden State (6-3) is now 2-0 on this three-...

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The Shelby 1000 is back to tackle the track

© Motor Trend Staff 2018 Shelby 1000 Mustang Back in 2012, Shelby American showed off a tuned Mustang it called the Shelby 1000. In street-legal form and running on pump gas, the car made at least 950 hp. If you ordered the track version and filled it with race gas, though, it made an insane 1100 hp. Five years later, the Shelby 1000 is back, but this time there’s no street-legal...

Fuel-efficient high-performance cars

By Mike Meredith of AutoNXT | High Performance, High Efficiency For drivers who have their eyes on new high-performance rides, chances are fuel economy is not their topline new-car priority. That said, with advances in technology and many high-performance models downsizing to smaller-displacement turbocharged engines, performance and fuel economy are no longer mutually exclusive. A surprising numb...

40 Things Only People Over 50 Say

How does one actually define an “older” person these days? Is it when he or she reaches 50? Or is it 60? Or maybe it’s measured by something else entirely… After all, these days “old” is definitely more of a state of mind—or perhaps a feeling—than it is purely a number. Whatever the case, we’d strongly posit that the truest definition of “old” is anyone who regularly uses these words and phrases w...

Twitter employee on last day of job deactivated Trump’s account

Click to expand Replay Video SETTINGS OFF UP NEXT President Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated for 11 minutes Thursday night by a company employee on the last day on the job, Twitter said, raising serious questions about the security of a tool the president uses to set major policy agendas, aggressively go after his critics, and connect with his core voter base. The company...

ISIS claims responsibility for New York truck attack, report says

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Thursday for this week’s truck attack in New York City that killed eight, Reuters reported, citing the terror group’s weekly issue of Al-Naba newspaper. “(T)he attacker is one of the caliphate soldiers,” the group reportedly declared. Eight people were killed and a dozen were injured Tuesday near the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan when 29...

Cultural colonialism

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Africa’s borders were “carved up” up by colonial powers at the 1884-5 Berlin Conference In our series of letters from African journalists, Elizabeth Ohene argues that African identities remain in thrall to the continent’s colonial past. English-speaking Cameroon has been on my mind. Agitation for its secession has led me into paths I rare...

Insanity or heroism?

During World War Two, thousands of Japanese pilots volunteered to be kamikaze, suicidally crashing their planes in the name of their emperor. More than 70 years on, the BBC’s Mariko Oi asks what these once revered men mean to Japan’s youth. Irrational, heroic and stupid: this was what three young people in Tokyo said when I asked them about their views on the kamikaze. “Heroic?&#...

Barcelona protests for jailed Catalan leaders

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CAA, Polaris PR Part Ways With Kevin Spacey

CAA has parted ways with Kevin Spacey, as has publicist Staci Wolfe of Polaris PR, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The actor had been with the agency since 2009. On Sunday night, Broadway and Star Trek: Discovery actor Anthony Rapp told BuzzFeed that the Oscar winner had made a sexual advance towards him in 1986, when Rapp was 14 and Spacey was 26. Spacey subsequently apologized for what he ca...

Lowe: Ten things I like and don’t like, including fun plays for Porzingis

7:55 AM ET It’s Friday, let’s go. 10 things I like and don’t like 1. Oh, oh, it’s Magic! The Magic are real — maybe not .750 winning percentage real, or Aaron-Gordon-shooting-55-percent-from-deep real, but real enough to hang in the race for one of the East’s last three playoff spots. None among the Philly/Detroit/Charlotte/Miami quartet seems poised to run away...