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Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving has been fined $50,000 for making obscene gestures on court

The NBA says the Brooklyn Nets guard directed profane language to the stands in their first game of plays-offs.

The incident took place when the Celtics beat the Nets at the weekend 115-114.

Kyrie Irving raises his middle finger towards the crowd.

The 30-year-old allegedly swore and raised his middle finger at the crowd who were booing him.

“I’m used to these antics and people being close nearby. It’s the same energy they have for me, I’m going to have the same energy for them.”

KYRIE IRVING

The Nets guard spent two years in Boston before leaving the team in 2019.

The controversial figure has defended his actions but says he understands it is a minority of fans.

Meanwhile, Power Forward Kevin Durant has also spoken out in support of his team-mate. He says fans can trigger playing to “react in the moment”.

The Nets will hope to even their best-of-seven series as they take on Boston in game two later this week.

Costa is a news producer at ticker NEWS. He has previously worked as a regional journalist at the Southern Highlands Express newspaper. He also has several years' experience in the fire and emergency services sector, where he has worked with researchers, policymakers and local communities. He has also worked at the Seven Network during their Olympic Games coverage and in the ABC Melbourne newsroom. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Professional), with expertise in journalism, politics and international relations. His other interests include colonial legacies in the Pacific, counter-terrorism, aviation and travel.

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Trump & Biden prepare for the earliest debate in modern U.S. history

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The first debate of the year between President Joe Biden and former president Donald Trump will take place this week in Atlanta.

This debate marks a milestone as the earliest presidential debate in modern U.S. history, and will prove to be a critical event for both candidates.

Joe Biden and Donald Trump are neck-and-neck in national opinion polls, with a considerable slice of the electorate still undecided five months before the Nov. 5 vote. #featured #trending

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Ferrari’s debut high-performance electric vehicle will be priced above $500,000

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Ferrari has unveiled details about its inaugural electric car, slated to be priced upwards of $500,000, as first reported by Reuters.

This announcement comes amidst growing global interest and competition in electric vehicles, with Ferrari aiming to blend its iconic design prowess with sustainable technology.

The Italian automaker, renowned for its high-performance sports cars, is expected to maintain its commitment to superior craftsmanship and engineering excellence in its electric offering.

Following the EV announcement, Ferrari also confirmed plans to establish a new manufacturing plant aimed at enhancing production flexibility and significantly reducing car development times.

Mike Costello from Cox Automotive joins to discuss the latest in EVs. #featured #trending

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Commercial real estate targeted for producing 40% of global emissions

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Commercial real estate contributes significantly to global emissions, with reports suggesting it makes up to 40% of the total – so is there a solution in sight?

Global strategies are setting out to transform this impact by promoting the development of sustainable buildings.

As climate change continues to be a pressing global issue, the commercial real estate sector must pivot towards more eco-friendly solutions.

One of the most impactful actions that can be taken to mitigate the environmental impact of commercial real estate is the implementation of building automation systems.

Louise Monger, Vice President, Digital Buildings of Schneider Electric, joins to share her key insights into the issue. #featured

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