Trump administration moves to release migrant children faster from U.S. custody

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The Trump administration is again changing the way it vets people who want to sponsor minors who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone in an effort to speed up the release of thousands of migrant children currently in U.S. custody. FILE PHOTO: Unaccompanied minors, part of a caravan of thousands from Central America trying to reach the United States, are escorted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers as they have been processed for asylum at the Otay Mesa port of entry in San Diego, California,…

Helicopter pilot presumed killed in crash atop fog-shrouded Manhattan skyscraper

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A helicopter crashed onto the fog-shrouded roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper on Monday, killing at least one person and unnerving a city still scarred by memories of the Sept. 11, 2001, airplane attacks on the World Trade Center. The crash occurred shortly before 2 p.m. (1800 GMT) on a rainy, gray day atop the 750-foot (229m) AXA Equitable Center at 787 Seventh Avenue, a few blocks north of Times Square. Dozens of emergency vehicles swarmed the area, shutting down traffic and evacuating offices in one…

What to watch most closely in this enormous Game 5

3:03 PM ET The two-time defending champs are in trouble. The upstart challengers from Canada have them on the ropes with a chance to land a historic haymaker on Monday night. The Toronto Raptors have built a 3-1 series lead in the NBA Finals thanks in large part to their ability to control the Golden State Warriors‘ offensive production — especially from the Dubs’ role players, who have mostly been awful in this series. Even with Kevin Durant now planning to play, Golden State needs some help beyond its star…

Source: Durant plans to play in Game 5 Monday

4:35 PM ET TORONTO — Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant plans to play in Monday’s Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors, a league source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Durant took part in morning shootaround and then went to receive treatment for the injured calf that has kept him out since May 8. He practiced Sunday with his teammates for the first time since getting hurt. “It looked good and we’ll see where it all goes,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. After practice Sunday, the 30-year-old…

EXCLUSIVE: Brighton to sign Clarke as star man nears £30m Leicester move

Date published: Monday 10th June 2019 7:41 Brighton have already agreed a deal for Lewis Dunk’s replacement, who in-turn is set to join Leicester this summer to replace Harry Maguire, we can reveal. We revealed last week how the Foxes are willing to sell England star Maguire this summer if any club matches their huge £85m asking price. And while the fee on Maguire seems extremely steep, Leicester are expecting the player to move on this summer with the player likely to choose between moves to Manchester United or Manchester…

Euro Paper Talk: Man Utd switch right-back targets as Euro giants put star for sale at €50m; shock new leader for De Ligt

Manchester United are ready to end their right-back hunt by meeting the €50m fee for a Portugal star, while there’s a new leader in the race to sign Matthijs De Ligt, according to Monday’s European papers. SEMEDO ASKING PRICE TEMPTS SOLSKJAER Manchester United are ready to switch their focus towards Nelson Semedo after the right-back was reportedly put up for sale by Barcelona. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is in the market for a new right-back this summer and the club have launched an initial £40m offer for Crystal Palace…

EXCLUSIVE: Man City want £30m Brazilian as Kompany successor

Date published: Monday 10th June 2019 9:03 Manchester City have identified a surprise new name as the man they want to replace Vincent Kompany at the heart of their defence, TEAMtalk can reveal. The Premier League champions are leading the chase for young Brazilian defender Murilo, who is currently starring at the Toulon tournament in France. The Cruzeiro stopper, 22, has been playing first-team football since 2017 and City’s scouts believe he could go straight into their first-team squad. Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid and Monaco are amongst the clubs also…

World Cup 2019: Interactive Statosphere – ENG vs BAN

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