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Warriors Sweep Blazers to Reach Their 5th Straight N.B.A. Finals

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Golden State Warriors’ season has not been a straight line. They have coped with injuries, behind-the-scenes squabbles, fatigue and even complacency….

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Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism

President Trump’s escalating demands for investigations into his political opponents have intensified debate over whether his often-transparent calls for action by the Justice Department amount…

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Your Tuesday Briefing – The New York Times

India’s choices If exit polls are to be believed, India seems poised to bring back Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The official results, scheduled to be…

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As Huawei Loses Google, the U.S.-China Tech Cold War Gets Its Iron Curtain

China has spent nearly two decades building a digital wall between itself and the rest of the world, a one-way barrier designed to keep out…

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‘Game of Thrones’ Series Finale Recap: All Hail King Who?

Season 8, Episode 6, ‘The Iron Throne’ In the end, “Game of Thrones” was about blowing up the game of thrones. At times Sunday’s series…

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ISIS Prisoners Riot at Tajikistan Prison, Leaving Dozens Dead

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan — Islamic State militants have rioted at a prison at a high-security prison just outside the capital in Tajikistan, killing three prison guards…

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The Iron Throne Is Gone, and the Game Is Over

This article contains spoilers for the series finale of “Game of Thrones.” The Iron Throne, the literal seat of the Westeros monarchy, is finally gone,…

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India’s Narendra Modi Appears Headed for Re-election, Exit Polls Show

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi, one of the most powerful and divisive leaders India has produced in decades, appeared headed for re-election, according…

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‘Game of Thrones’: 8 Questions the Series Finale Must Answer

With only one episode left, “Game of Thrones” won’t tie up every loose end. But there are still several major mysteries that need resolution. Credit:…

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Running Scared: Network TV in the Streaming Age

That’s reassuring for ABC and its parent, Disney. The network recently renewed the show — created by Shonda Rhimes, who left ABC for a nine-figure,…

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