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Sources: Cavs emerge as leading Wade suitor

12:03 AM ET Adrian Wojnarowski Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books The Cleveland Cavaliers have emerged as a clear favorite to land newly minted free agent Dwyane Wade, after he agreed to a buyout agreement with the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, sources told ESPN.com. Wade agreed to leave about $ 8 million of his $ 23.8 million salary on the table after talks between the two sides about a resolution intensified ahead of Monday’s start ...

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Dodgers suffer 1st loss this year after leading

11:35 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Tyler Flowers had a tiebreaking pinch-hit, two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over Los Angeles on Wednesday night, ending the Dodgers’ nine-game winning streak. Flowers’ first career pinch-hit homer off Pedro Baez (3-2) drove in Johan Camargo, who walked with two outs. The Braves ended the Dodgers’ major league-record streak of 53 consecutive wins when leading at any point of a game. The Dodgers led 1-0 and 3-2. The last time the Dodgers lost ...

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LeBron knows Kyrie is built for a leading role

7:35 AM ET The two teammates, one already great in his sport by any measure of the word and the other aspiring to be identified as such, made their way off the court after the first of the four wins they would need to bring the city of Cleveland its first professional sports championship in 52 years, and they shared a moment of mutual admiration. “Way to be special tonight,” LeBron James said. “Yessir,” Kyrie Irving said. “You, too, baby.” We have you covered with the latest news, analysis and ...

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Leading Republicans see costly malpractice crisis — experts don't

Tom Price in 75 seconds As top Republicans see it, a medical malpractice crisis is threatening U.S. health care: Frivolous lawsuits are driving up malpractice insurance premiums and forcing physicians out of business. Doctors and hospitals live in fear of litigation, ordering excessive tests and treatments that make health care unaffordable for Americans. That’s why Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Rep. Tom Price, tapped to be the nation’s top health official by President-elect Donald Trump, are vowing to make tort reform a key part of their replacement plan for ...

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Businessman Wilbur Ross is a leading contender for commerce secretary

Why Trump’s tax plan could raise taxes for 8.7 million households Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross is a leading contender to be President-elect Donald Trump’s commerce secretary, an official familiar with the transition process told CNN. Ross, 78, a renowned distressed debt investor, met with Trump Sunday at the New York billionaire’s Bedminster, New Jersey golf course. Trump, asked before the meeting if he was considering Ross for the position, told reporters: “That’s what we’re looking for.” Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Dementia now leading cause of death

Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease, has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in England and Wales, latest figures reveal. Last year, more than 61,000 people died of dementia – 11.6% of all recorded deaths. The Office for National Statistics says the change is largely due to an ageing population. People are living for longer and deaths from some other causes, including heart disease, have gone down. Also, doctors have got better at diagnosing dementia and the condition is now given more weight on death certificates. How can we ...

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UK car industry and more leading businessmen back Remain

The UK’s car industry, more leading businessmen, and the chairman of football’s Premier League have backed the campaign to stay in the EU. In a joint statement, the car industry’s trade body and company executives warned that leaving would increase costs and threaten jobs. Sir Richard Branson, and the chief executive of drinks giant Diageo, Ivan Menezes, have also supported Remain. Vote Leave said UK-made cars were exported worldwide, not just to the EU. The group also dismissed the intervention by the two businessmen, claiming they have already voiced pro-EU ...

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Leading French women unite to battle sexual harassment

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde ‘frustrated’ by gender pay gap Many of the top women to ever serve in French government have teamed up to decry the pattern of sexual harassment they say they all experienced. In an open letter signed by 17 leading women from government, including International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, they say the behavior of France’s male elite must change. The letter, which appeared in a French newspaper Sunday, states that while their political beliefs span a broad spectrum, they stand united. “We defend different ideas, but ...

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UK best leading strong EU – Obama

Barack Obama has said EU membership makes Britain a “bigger player” on the world stage and enhances its “special relationship” with America. The US president said UK voters must decide their own future – but their decision could affect US prosperity. And he warned Britain would be at the “back of the queue” for striking trade deals with the US if it left the EU. The US President earlier had lunch with the Queen with his wife Michelle at the start of a three day visit to the UK. He ...

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Report: Cal's leading scorer has fracture in hand

3:06 AM ET ESPN.com news services print California point guard Tyrone Wallace, the Golden Bears’ leading scorer, suffered a fracture in his right (non-shooting) hand during practice Wednesday, Yahoo! Sports reports. A Cal spokesman said Wednesday night only that Wallace injured the hand and was being evaluated, and that more information would be available Thursday. No. 4-seeded Cal opens tournament play against Hawaii on Friday. Cal said more information on Tyrone Wallace’s status would be available Thursday. Troy Wayrynen/USA TODAY Sports Wallace previously suffered a fracture in his right hand during ...

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