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Lesedi la Rona among largest diamonds ever found LONDON (AP) — The 1,109-carat Lesedi la Rona diamond, to be sold by Sotheby's in London on June 29, is one of the biggest gem-quality diamonds ever discovered. It joins an elite list of hefty rocks:
Radio stations to mourn Prince with song simulcast
Leading US radio stations will Wednesday simultaneously play Prince's ballad "Nothing Compares 2 U" in a memorial over the airwaves to the late pop legend. The Current, a Minnesota public radio station that has long been a leading news source on the music star and hometown hero, spearheaded the simulcast which will take place at 5:07 pm local time (2207 GMT). "We hope that wherever Prince fans are, and whatever radio station they are listening to, they will take a minute to listen and remember his musical genius and artistry," program director Jim McGuinn wrote on the station's blog.
Tensions surface between Turkish president, prime minister
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Long-denied tensions between Turkey's president and prime minister are beginning to surface publicly, leading to speculation from political observers that the country's powerful leader may be considering replacing the premier with a figure more willing to take a backseat role.
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Adidas sells struggling golf business
Adidas said on Wednesday it would sell off its golf equipment brands, as it published "record" quarterly results showing a strong performance in the United States, a key market for the German sports giant. Following a "strategic review" of its golf business, Adidas said it would "actively seek a buyer" for some of its top equipment brands, including TaylorMade, Adams and Ashworth. The firm said it would focus on selling golf shoes and clothing through its Adidas Golf brand.
NBA's Warriors show champion class, Heat melt Toronto
The Golden State Warriors produced a scintillating fightback to overpower the Portland Trail Blazers and take a stranglehold on their Western Conference semi-final series. The victory gives Golden State a formidable 2-0 lead heading into game three in Portland on Saturday. With Stephen Curry missing once more with a knee injury, it was left to Klay Thompson to provide the offensive threat.
Warriors rally to beat Trail Blazers in Game 2
(The Sports Xchange) - The Golden State Warriors held the Portland Trail Blazers to three field goals over the final 8:58 of the game on Tuesday, rallying from an 11-point deficit to record a 110-99 victory in Game 2 of the Western Conference semi-finals. Backup center Festus Ezeli, who never left the bench in Golden State's Game 1 victory, was the backbone of a strong defensive effort in the fourth quarter. Portland led 95-94 after a Moe Harkless basket with 5:21 to play.
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