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Tar_Heel_Rob/iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — DeAndre Jordan is leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to join the Dallas Mavericks, according to a report by ESPN.

Jordan and the Mavericks agreed to a four-year maximum contract worth more than $80 million that includes a player option after the third season to allow the center to return to free agency in July 2018, ESPN reports.

Jordan also met with the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers, but his decision had been expected to come down to the Mavs and Clippers.

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Tar_Heel_Rob/iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — DeAndre Jordan is leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to join the Dallas Mavericks, according to a report by ESPN.

Jordan and the Mavericks agreed to a four-year maximum contract worth more than $80 million that includes a player option after the third season to allow the center to return to free agency in July 2018, ESPN reports.

Jordan also met with the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers, but his decision had been expected to come down to the Mavs and Clippers.

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alexeys/iStock/Thinkstock(ISTANBUL) — More troops are being sent to Turkey’s border with Syria.

Turkish officials are sending more troops along Turkey’s border with Syria as fighting increases in the area.

Reports are also stating that Turkish leaders may be getting ready to invade the country.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has so far tried to play down ideas of an invasion into Syria, but he reportedly may want to create a “buffer zone” along the border extending several miles.

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alexeys/iStock/Thinkstock(ISTANBUL) — More troops are being sent to Turkey’s border with Syria.

Turkish officials are sending more troops along Turkey’s border with Syria as fighting increases in the area.

Reports are also stating that Turkish leaders may be getting ready to invade the country.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has so far tried to play down ideas of an invasion into Syria, but he reportedly may want to create a “buffer zone” along the border extending several miles.

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A sign on the inside of a Baltimore’s police van. (Obtained by ABC News)(BALTIMORE) — A sign inside a Baltimore police van that says “Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure will!” has sparked criticism in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray — and the department has launched an internal investigation, according to officials.

The department was put in the national spotlight after six officers were charged in the death of Gray, who was fatally injured in police custody in April. An autopsy report leaked to the Baltimore Sun said that Gray died of a high-impact injury as a result of not being secured properly during transport.

“This sign is yet more proof that the Baltimore City Police Department is in need of serious investigation, oversight and reform,” Gray’s family layer, William “Billy” Murphy, Jr. told ABC News in a statement Friday. “While we wait on the Department of Justice to do this very thing, our response as a united community should be patience and calm.”

The sign’s authenticity has been confirmed by the city’s police, which told ABC News in a statement that the department has launched an internal investigation.

“The nature and the posting of wording in one of our transport vehicles is both concerning and unacceptable,” Baltimore Police Department Ret. Rashawn Strong said. “We have recently become aware of the wording and have begun an internal investigation to determine all the circumstances surrounding its placement and to identify the person or persons responsible for its posting. This is an incident that is being taken very seriously.”

The photographer, who lives in Baltimore, told ABC News they wished to remain anonymous.

The “story is about the photo’s message and not me,” the photographer said.

The State’s Attorney’s Office declined to comment on the sign.

The DOJ has launched a federal civil rights probe of the Baltimore Police Department. The results of the probe were not clear.

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rypson/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — JetBlue is taking advantage of the thawing tensions between the U.S. and Cuba.

In a press release out Friday, JetBlue announced they had operated their first charter flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport.

The flights make JetBlue the first major airline to operate between the U.S. and Cuba since travel restrictions started easing months ago.

“As interest in Cuban markets grows, JetBlue is positioning itself as a leading carrier to the island nation by operating more convenient flight options than ever,” said Scott Laurence, senior vice president airline planning at JetBlue, in the release.

In May, JetBlue announced they would be offering the charter service shortly after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, JetBlue Chief Executive Officer Robin Hayes, and other New York business leaders went on a trade mission trip to Cuba to discuss connecting New York businesses with Cuba.

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ABC News(HANOVER, N.H.) — Hillary Clinton did not take any questions from the media following her campaign event Friday afternoon at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, however during an ice cream stop following the event she did respond to a reporter’s question about Bernie Sanders’ massive crowds.

“We each run our own campaigns and I always knew this was going to be competitive,” Clinton said when asked what she thinks the size of Sanders’ events say about him, and why she has not been drawing as many people.

“I want to have a great debate in the primary and caucus around the country and that is what I am looking forward to,” she continued.

Clinton’s campaign said she had a turnout of roughly 850 people at her organizing rally Friday afternoon at Dartmouth College – a measly number, perhaps, compared to the crowds Bernie Sanders has attracted this week.

However, her campaign told ABC News the event was moved to a larger venue at the last minute due to an “increased local interest in attending.”

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Enrico Giuseppe Agostoni/iStock/Thinkstock(MILAN) — A Holocaust memorial is now the temporary refuge for a group of desperate migrants.

Trying to escape conflict and poverty, African migrants who have crossed from North Africa to Italy are setting up camp in Milan’s central train station on platform 21.

At the same spot 50 years ago, Nazis were sending Jews to extermination camps. Now since 2013, an area under the platform has served as a memorial for Italian Jews who died in the Holocaust.

The museum on the site has now been turned into a shelter by the city of Milan and its Jewish community. Migrants who are travelling are also allowed to take showers.

This isn’t the only site where migrants are camping out.

As they continue to make their way to northern Europe, many can be found sleeping in other Italian train stations.

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ehaurylik/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When it comes to burgers, everybody’s got one. An opinion that is.

But some voices are louder than others and TripAdvisor, which bills itself as the world’s largest travel site, has announced the nation’s 10 best burger restaurants, based on millions of reviews.

Featured restaurants have a minimum of 100 reviews and 10 or fewer locations.

And if your summer road trips take you anywhere within 100 miles of Greensboro, North Carolina, you’ll want to factor in a bite at Hops Burger Bar, named the No. 1 burger restaurant in the nation.

1. Hops Burger Bar — Greensboro, North Carolina

“Serving premium Angus burgers on buttery brioche buns, this popular eatery pairs each patty with a side of crispy fries salted to perfection. Guests can choose from a variety of burger options including the Hops Classic, or the Hawaiian topped with sweet and spicy chili sauce, blue cheese and grilled pineapple,” TripAdvisor said. One comment reads: “Best burgers in Greensboro and beyond! If you like a thick and juicy burger, then this is the place for you.”

2. Black Hills Burger and Bun Co. — Custer, South Dakota

“This small, family-run establishment serves up big taste with its homemade burgers and buns,” TripAdvisor said. “Guests rave about the ‘Fat Smitty,’ a premium cut patty piled high with delectable toppings including a fried egg, bacon, and tangy garlic aioli.” A TripAdvisor reviewer noted, “Possibly the best burger restaurant I’ve been to. The food is always freshly cooked, tasty, satisfying and they have lots of options.”

3. Nic’s Grill — Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

“Known for its piquant patties smothered with flavorful accouterments, this burger haven frequently has a line that extends out the door,” the site said. “Reviewers rave about the famed Onion Burger that is perfectly grilled and served with fresh and savory curly fries.” Reads one review, “One of Oklahoma’s iconic meal experiences. The food, the smell and the ambiance grab you by your taste buds!”

4. Billy Bob Dairyland — Branson, Missouri

“Decorated in 1950s décor, this retro American diner prides itself on its half-pound juicy burgers and creamy malt milkshakes,” according to TripAdvisor. “Guests can devour a succulent single or double stack while enjoying classic tunes from the jukebox.”

A TripAdvisor reviewer wrote, “The best ‘mom and pop’ place in town. Fresh large homemade burgers and shakes with lots of sides to choose from.”

5. Stock and Barrel — Knoxville, Tennessee

“The Stock and Barrel is lauded for its fresh, locally-sourced ingredients used to create its mouthwatering meals,” the site said. “Travelers can choose from traditional beef patties, or opt for a smoked salmon, turkey or black bean quinoa burger.” A TripAdvisor reviewer noted, “The burger was cooked perfectly with high-quality meat. The toppings and seasonings were delicious and not so overpowering that you lose the taste of the hamburger.”

6. Coyote Bluff Café — Amarillo, Texas

“This quaint saloon-style hotspot boasts a menu of hearty ‘Prairie Patties’ made with lean ground beef and a variety of buns,” according to the site. “Spicy food fans can test their taste buds with the “Burger from Hell,” smothered with sautéed jalapeños, Coyote Hell Sauce, and Tabasco.” One review noted, “They have the most delicious burgers you could ever taste. The portions are large and the atmosphere is wonderful — everyone is so friendly. It may be small, but leaves a big impression.”

7. MELT Gourmet Cheeseburgers — Leesburg, Virginia

“This distinguished burger bistro crafts its own patties using all natural Angus beef,” said TripAdvisor. “Diners also recommend the golden French fries, sea-salted onion rings and stout beer milkshakes.” A TripAdvisor reviewer wrote, “They have traditional and gourmet burgers. I had a lamb burger which was absolutely amazing! The hamburgers are humongous. And the taste, well let’s just say you need to try one.”

8. Village Burger — Waimea, Hawaii

“Using local sourced ingredients, this island gem embodies the spirit of aloha by proudly supporting its community,” according to TripAdvisor. “Their signature patties are made with select cuts of fresh chuck and brisket and can be topped with a variety of fixings including fresh avocado and Ahualoa chipotle goat cheese.” One review noted, “Everything is grown right here on the island. Their beef is amazingly fresh and absolutely delicious. I recommend you try this place – you won’t be disappointed!”

9. Brook’s Gourmet Burgers and Dogs — Naples, Florida

“Offering more than 15 gourmet creations including the “Fig and F.I.N.E” burger paired with buttered onions, fig jam and goat cheese, and the ‘Donut,’ a patty served between two sweet glazed rings, this Sunshine State eatery is anything but ordinary,” said the site. A TripAdvisor reviewer commented, “One of the best kept secrets in Naples. No question they offer an amazing choice of delicious and juicy burgers. The staff is as wonderful as their food.”

10. MacPhail’s Burgers — Jackson, Wyoming

“Set against the majestic Teton mountain range, this rustic restaurant serves authentic tastes of the Old West,” said TripAdvisor. “Travelers are invited to dine upon a grass-fed Angus burger or a succulent buffalo patty; each made daily to ensure savory satisfaction. One review stated: “We ordered the Buffalo Meal and it was wonderful; an excellent value. Everything was fresh and the sweet potatoes fries were outstanding.”

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Kegan Rothman caught a 600-pound sturgeon in Chilliwack, British Columbia, on June 29, 2015.(Great River Fishing Adventures)(CHILLIWACK, British Columbia) — There’s The Old Man and the Sea and then there’s the young boy and the river — and the latter is a tale that even Hemingway would approve of.

After a nearly two-hour struggle, Kegan Rothman, 9, reeled in a great white sturgeon estimated at 600 pounds with the help of his father and a fishing guide on June 29 in Chilliwack, British Columbia, an official told ABC News on Friday.

“It is the most excitement I’ve ever had with a fish. It was so hard to hold onto the rod. I thought the fish was going to pull me into the water,” Kegan told Great River Fishing Adventures.

On his first day out on the water on vacation, Kegan’s rod dipped into the water and he didn’t back down from the ensuing fight.

He, his father and Great River Fishing Adventures guide Ben Trainer spent the next hour and 45 minutes reeling in their catch in a “nearly impossible feat,” said Matthew Clive, a spokesman for Great River Fishing Adventures.

“I’ve been a professional fishing guide on the Fraser [River] for 11 years and have fished these rivers my whole life. This is one of my largest fish I have help[ed] a client catch,” Trainer told Great River Fishing Adventures.

“With the size of this fish, I’d bet it’s over 75 years old,” he added.

Kegan, only 4-feet tall and from New Jersey, got the 10-foot long fish near shore, where Trainer examined it and estimated its weight to be 600 pounds.

The sturgeon was then released back into the river.

Before Monday’s new personal record, Kegan said he had caught a 120-pound sailfish on vacation in Mexico.

Great River Fishing Adventures has caught and released four monster-sized sturgeons in the past five years, company officials said, noting the largest weighed in at 1,100 pounds.

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