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A Modern NBA Champion Can’t Be Led by Any One Player Anymore

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant took turns in the NBA Finals. Curry controlled Game 2, setting the record for most 3s made in a Finals game (nine) with 33 points, seven rebounds, and eight assists. Durant returned the favor in Game 3, closing out the Cavs

Cryptocurrency a ‘Modern Miracle,” Not Going Away: CFTC Commissioner

One of the top market regulators in the US said this week that cryptocurrency is a “technological revolution” that will one day be a part of every national economy. Speaking on Monday before the BFI Summit at the United Nations, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

US Open returns to traditional course with modern touch

Such is the stature of century-old Shinnecock Hills that it seems everyone can’t wait for the U.S. Open. ”Shinnecock looks epic,” Russell Knox said after he qualified. Phil Mickelson has been critical at times for how the USGA prepares a golf course for what it calls the

Modern dance steps on stage in June

Contemporary dance fans are in for a real treat as of next week when the 21st Cyprus Dance Festival will begin in Limassol During the festival, running until the end of the month, we will have the chance to see contemporary dance performances from

A Woman Captured review – brave and up-close story of modern slavery

It seems scarcely possible to make a documentary in the open about someone being worked as a slave, rather than having to work undercover to expose it. However, in one of the boldest investigative stories of recent years, Hungarian film-maker Bernadett Tuza-Ritter’s shocking film

Universal access to modern energy is ‘catalyst of inclusivity’ – deputy UN chief

“To be strong partners of countries as they deliver the 2030 Agenda – across all SDGs [Sustainable Development Goals] – the United Nations too must change,” Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General, said Wednesday at the High-level Panel on Transformational Energy Access in LDCs in Geneva. “But together, the United Nations development system

Final Months of Thoroughly Modern Millie U.K. Tour Canceled

The final two months of the U.K. tour of the Tony-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie, which opened at the Richmond Theatre March 27 and was scheduled to run through August 5, has been canceled. The production played its final performance June 2 at the Theatre Royal Bath. “We

Big reveal: $529K for a spacious Tudor City 1BR with modern updates

This week’s Pricespotter apartment—a spacious one-bedroom in Tudor City—is asking $529,000. Among the many guesses, it was Eulipian (who wasn’t impressed with the apartment) who came the closest by guessing $526,000. The co-op is located within a full-service building at 333 East 43rd Street (which, according to Google

A delicious affair of modern Orient

Triple 8 attempts to break away from the usual trappings and notions associated with an Oriental restaurant. It serves a mélange of Orient and Japanese fare, and with chef Vivek Rana at the helm our expectations were high. After all, he has worked under

Ethiopia PM wants a more professional army, equipped for modern warfare

Hardly a day after human rights group Amnesty International called for the disbandment of a notorious paramilitary police unit in Ethiopia, the prime minister Abiy Ahmed has called for reforms in the country’s defence forces. In a discussion with senior members of the Ethiopian