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Firearms dealer Paul Edmunds supplied weapons to gangs

Media playback is unsupported on your device A firearms dealer has been found guilty of supplying illegal handguns and home-made bullets linked to more than 100 crime scenes, including three murders. Paul Edmunds, of Hardwicke, Gloucestershire, supplied ammunition used in an attempt to shoot down a police helicopter in the 2011 riots. The 66-year-old was found guilty of conspiracy to supply firearms and ammunition by a jury at Birmingham Crown Court. He will be sentenced on 20 December. The court was told Edmunds, of Bristol Road, was arrested at his ...

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Russian billionaire linked to Paul Manafort eyes London IPO

A timeline into the Russia investigation The Russians are coming to London. EN+, a sprawling industrial firm that specializes in aluminum production and hydro-electric power, is preparing to go public in London. The holding company, which will sell stock in London and Moscow, has priced its shares at $ 14 ahead of the November 8 debut. The listing by EN+ is generating interest for two reasons: It could signal a return of Russian companies to London, and the firm is controlled by Oleg Deripaska, a business associate of former Trump ...

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The inside story of how the Rockets landed Chris Paul

ON THE NIGHT of June 27, Chris Paul was hanging at 1 Oak in West Hollywood with LeBron James. The club thumped as Paul and LeBron exchanged greetings with Tristan Thompson and Joe Johnson, who dined with his wife at a nearby booth. When the clock struck 1 a.m. and they began plotting their exit from the private entrance ahead of the paparazzi, Paul noticed a text from his agent, Leon Rose. The trade to Houston had been consummated. Through a series of complex transactions — including the acquisitions of ...

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OKC gambles on Paul George and wins a trade

1:11 PM ET You know a trade is good when even the downside has upside. Consider this scenario: Russell Westbrook, basking in the Paul George hoopla, agrees to a five-year super-max extension to stay in Oklahoma City, George bolts for L.A., and the Thunder rebuild again with only Westbrook and Steven Adams tied to big-money long-term contracts. You might quibble with how nice that upside is. There is risk in ponying up 40 percent of the cap to Westbrook as he passes 30; he’s a so-so shooter who relies on ...

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Paul George a high-risk, high-reward move for OKC

2:50 AM ET Nine days ago, Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti sat in a small room around midnight with a smaller-than-usual number of reporters in front of him. The Thunder had just selected Terrance Ferguson with the 21st overall pick, and Presti rattled off the usual bevy of compliments for the young player. But there was a decided lack of energy in the room, and Presti didn’t carry his usual edge and sharpness. The feeling among many around the organization post-draft was disappointment, an air of “that’s it?” ...

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Clippers to trade Chris Paul to Rockets, sources say

12:01 PM ET ESPN.com news services The Houston Rockets have reached agreement on a trade for LA Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul, sources told ESPN. The Rockets will send Sam Dekker, Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams to the Clippers in exchange for Paul. The Clippers were determined get something for Paul rather than lose him for nothing, sources told ESPN. The trade was first reported by The Vertical. Point guard Chris Paul will now be James Harden’s teammate with the Rockets. Andrew Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Paul, 32, individually has ...

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Paul Ryan can't promise Obamacare tax cuts

Why tax reform is so hard Repealing and replacing Obamacare not only would change health coverage and costs for tens of millions of Americans, it would also give a juicy tax gift to the rich. Rolling back Obamacarewould provide a nearly $ 1 trillion tax cut that would disproportionately benefit the wealthy and businesses. But if Republican repeal efforts fail, House Speaker Paul Ryan signaled Tuesday that no one should expect lawmakers to include those tax cuts in tax reform. “If the health care bill doesn’t pass, then that trillion ...

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Paul George would help LeBron and Cavs bridge Golden State gap

11:00 AM ET Dave McMenamin Close ESPN Staff Writer Cavs and NBA writer for ESPN.com Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14 and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09 Syracuse University graduate Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers’ near-perfect postseason — a precision-like 12-1 romp through three Eastern Conference would-be contenders highlighted by an offensive efficiency through the opening rounds more explosive than even the best the Showtime Lakers ...

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Election results 2017: Paul Nuttall quits as UKIP leader

Media playback is unsupported on your device UKIP’s Paul Nuttall has stood down as leader of the party after it failed to win any seats in the general election. He has resigned with immediate effect and it was announced former party chairman Steve Crowther would lead UKIP on an interim basis. Mr Nuttall took 3,308 votes in Boston and Skegness – more than 10,000 fewer votes than the party’s result in 2015. He said it was clear “UKIP requires a new focus and new ideas” but was confident it had ...

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Paul Allen’s Massive Stratolaunch Aircraft Rolls Out for the First Time

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s massive new aircraft, the Stratolaunch, is complete and has rolled out of its hanger for first time. The Stratolaunch has been six years in the making; Allen developed it to launch rockets inexpensively into low earth orbit for commercial, governmental, and philanthropic organizations to gather data and research. The company today announced that it moved the aircraft out of its hanger to conduct fueling tests. It added that this step marks the completion of the initial aircraft construction phase, and the beginning of the ground and flight testing ...

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