Bishop blanks Rangers as Lightning take 3-2 NHL series lead

Ben Bishop (L) of the Tampa Bay Lightning tends net duirng the game against the New York Rangers in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals at Madison Square Garden on May 24, 2015Ben Bishop rebounded from a subpar game four, stopping all 26 shots he faced as Tampa Bay blanked New York 2-0 to move within one win of advancing to the Stanley Cup finals. Bishop bounced back with a perfect performance for his second career playoff shutout Sunday after allowing 10 goals in his previous two games in the Eastern Conference final which the Lightning now lead 3-2. Steven Stamkos finished with a goal and an assist and Valtteri Filppula also scored for Tampa Bay who can wrap up the best-of-seven series against the Rangers with a victory Tuesday in game six in Florida.

Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious DC vehicle destroyed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said.
Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi

FILE - In this May 1, 2015 file photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington. The Islamic State group’s takeover of Ramadi is evidence that Iraqi forces do not have the “will to fight,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union” that aired Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired Sunday. The harsh assessment raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group that has seized a strategically important swath of the Middle East.

Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3, forcing evacuations

David Barry consoles his 5-year-old daughter, Marley, while she tries to sleep in a flood evacuee room created at the San Marcos Activity Center, Sunday May 24, 2015, in San Marcos, Texas. The Barry family was evacuated from their apartment at 4 a.m. Sunday morning and was waiting to hear if they could return. (Erika Rich/Austin American-Statesman via AP) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUTSAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes.

LeBron's triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in thriller

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, lies exhausted on the floor after the Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-111 in overtime in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand.

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