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Trump says he didn't record conversations with ex-FBI chief Comey

President Donald Trump says it's "bothersome" that the man investigating possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation is good friends with fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . When Trump originally tweeted on the topic, it was a jab that appeared to be directed squarely at James Comey . Trump's tweets on Thursday raised questions about why the president would have staked his reputation and political capital on promoting ...


Govt announces names of 30 more cities under Smart City programme

Govt announces names of 30 more cities under Smart City programme

This time around, Bengaluru is able to make it to the list, missing in the previous two lists in the Smart City list. With this, the total number of such cities have gone up to 90 with a total investment of Rs 1,91,155 crore. What are Smart Cities? The minister also distributed Rs 500 crore among various states for carrying out reforms in the urban sector. He was speaking at a National Workshop on Urban Transformation here today.


Facebook launches campaign to fight online extremism

Facebook launches campaign to fight online extremism

Facebook brought its anti-extremism program to the United Kingdom on Friday in the wake of a spate of terrorist incidents that have rocked the country. Now it is important by all social media networks to control extremism and hate speech spreading through their platform. Facebook is just one of numerous technology companies that have pledged to do more to fight extremism, and with the latest initiative the social network is working in conjunction with NGOs and community groups rather ...



'The threat is still there' for New Orleans after Tropical Storm Cindy

Tropical Storm Cindy is becoming a big problem to millions of residents along the Gulf Coast. The storm's maximum sustained winds are near 40 miles per hour and it's expected to weaken to a tropical depression later in the morning and become a remnant low Thursday night.



Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft

The Vertical's Shams Charania reported that Jackson will be traded to the New Orleans Pelicans. Despite the lack of communication with the Celtics , Jackson said he was still open to playing for Boston. Tatum said he feels fortunate to be joining a contender immediately. He wouldn't comment on any of the potential trades the Celtics were rumoured to have been offered Thursday, but did say "It was a little blown out of proportion; I'll leave it at that".



Joel Embiid wants Ben Simmons to dunk all over Lonzo Ball

Thursday undoubtedly was a special night for Ball, as he saw his son, Lonzo Ball , drafted No. 2 overall by the Los Angeles Lakers . The Lakers also don't appear anxious about attaching themselves to LaVar Ball , the voluble family patriarch with aspirations of building a global sports empire around his three talented sons, one $495 pair of sneakers at a time.