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Lawyers for Liberian presidential candidate and former soccer star George Weah will travel to the United States after a warrant was issued charging him with child abandonment, a spokesman for Weah's party said on Tuesday. The warrant, filed in the U.S. state of Georgia, was in relation to Weah allegedly failing to pay child support. The crime of child abandonment is punishable by up to 12 months in prison.
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.