NBA Playoffs: Celtics 115, Wizards 105

Celtics knock out Wizards in Game 7 to advance to conference finals

Behind 29 points from Isaiah Thomas and 26 points from Kelly Olynyk, Boston was able to ward off a stubborn Wizards team.

Boston, MA - 5/15/2017 - (4th quarter) Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (41) embraces Isaiah Thomas who provided the assist on Olynyk's three pointer to give the Celtics a 110-100 lead during the fourth quarter. The Boston Celtics host the Washington Wizards in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 16Celtics-Wizards, LOID: 8.3.2508922496.

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Dare we say it? Anything?s possible

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President Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met last week in the Oval Office.

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Members of Congress said if President Trump did pass on the info to Russian officials, they want answers.

// Trump accused of revealing classified info to Russians

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// Lehane apologizes for using slur during Emerson speech

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White House homeland security adviser Thomas Bossert said ?the best and the brightest are working on? tracking who was behind the ransomware cyberattack.

Clues suggest North Korean link to ransomware attack

Code points toward the rogue nation, though experts caution the evidence is not conclusive.

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