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James Harden on Houston: 'I'm here forever'

3:19 PM ET HOUSTON — A big smile peeked out from behind James Harden‘s famously bushy beard as the Rockets superstar was asked how it felt to have signed the richest contract in NBA history. “Sounds good,” Harden said during a Saturday news conference to announce the four-year maximum contract extension that means he will make $ 228 million over the next six seasons. “But honestly, the only thing at this point of my career is winning, to get a championship. “It’s cool. I’ve worked extremely hard. Thanks to [Rockets ...

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Trump: I did not record ex-FBI chief James Comey

US President Donald Trump says he did not make secret recordings of ex-FBI chief James Comey despite an earlier hint to the contrary. He said in a tweet: “I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings.” Days after he fired Mr Comey in May, the president had tweeted: “James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations…” He has been under pressure to produce the tapes amid inquiries into alleged Russian meddling in the election. The House Intelligence Committee had earlier this month asked ...

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19.5 million people tuned in to watch James Comey's testimony on TV

James Comey’s testimony was must-see TV for a wide swath of the country, but the ratings weren’t off the charts. About 19.5 million people watched at home via traditional TV, according to a Nielsen estimate released on Friday. People also watched in other places, like offices and bars, but Nielsen doesn’t have an estimate for out-of-home viewership. Nor is there a comprehensive figure for the number of people who streamed the testimony on computers and smartphones. Related: Comey testimony on Trump dominates front pages But the 19.5 million number is ...

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New York Times stands by story James Comey called into question

Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony on Thursday backed up some of the anonymous-sourced news reports about the FBI, but Comey took exception to one specific New York Times story from February. “In the main, it was not true,” Comey told the Senate Intelligence Commitee, disputing a February 14 story titled “Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence.” Comey’s comment was part of a broader media critique. But The Times shot back a few hours after his testimony, saying it has found “no evidence that any prior reporting ...

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James Corden opens London shows: 'This is not a country that feels afraid'

London terror attacks: How they unfolded James Corden, with a heavy heart and in the shadow of Big Ben, opened Tuesday night’s “Late Late Show” with a love letter to London, the site of a terrorist attack on Saturday that claimed the lives of seven people. The host, who is doing three consecutive shows from London this week, opened the show on the rainy streets of London with a message of defiance and unity. “Some people might say it’s a strange time to do a variety show from this city,” ...

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Irving, James turn the tables on Celtics with comeback of their own

11:55 PM ET CLEVELAND – LeBron James claimed that some type of adversity would be necessary for the Cleveland Cavaliers to find their ultimate playoff success following an epic meltdown in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Tuesday’s Game 4 against the Boston Celtics might have brought more adversity than even James bargained for. For the first time in his 14-year career — more than 1,200 games played in the regular season and playoffs combined — James picked up four first-half fouls, sending him to the bench midway through ...

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Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played the famous spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and the Spy Who Loved Me. Sir Roger’s family confirmed the news on Twitter, saying he had died after “a short but brave battle with cancer”. The statement, from his children, read: “Thank you Pops for being you, and being so very special to so many people.” “With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news ...

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Cavaliers blow 21-point lead in Game 3 as LeBron James disappears

11:54 PM ET CLEVELAND — Of LeBron James‘ many attributes, one that was easily taken for granted over the last seven or so years is the perception that he is immune to having bad playoff games. He had one Sunday night, a dud that opened the door for the Boston Celtics to score the most improbable victory of the playoffs to this point. Boston won it 111-108 on a 3-pointer by Avery Bradley with 0.1 seconds left and completed a 21-point comeback against the Cleveland Cavaliers to pull the suddenly ...

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LeBron James says Cavaliers love seeing 'Kevin from Minnesota'

6:00 PM ET BOSTON — About 12 hours before LeBron James and Kevin Love became the first pair of teammates since Elgin Baylor and Jerry West in 1966 to score 30-plus points apiece in a road playoff game against the Boston Celtics, James had a feeling Love was in for a special night. “For me, I saw that in Kev this morning,” James said after Love finished with 32 points — a playoff career high — and 12 rebounds. “I knew what type of game he was going to have. ...

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Late night hosts respond to Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey

Late night reacts to Comey firing Late night comedy hosts found themselves surprised by the news that President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday. Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, and Trevor Noah had to swiftly respond to the breaking news. For Colbert and “The Late Show,” the news broke during the afternoon taping of the CBS broadcast. “That shows no gratitude at all,” Colbert said of the firing in his opening monologue. “Did Trump forget about the Hillary emails that Comey talked about?” Then, in his best Trump voice, ...

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