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PGA Tour commissioner says Tiger Woods is like family


The video also shows the field sobriety test which shows Woods wobbling and stumbling. Florida police have released dashcam footage of Tiger Woods being arrested for driving under the influence earlier this week. Tests confirmed Woods' statement that there was no alcohol in his system and during the video he explains to the officers that the only drugs he has taken are the ones he has been prescribed. Read More »

Senior UK Conservative lawmaker in Belfast for talks with DUP -PA


The Labour Party was crippled by in-fighting and defections. President of the European Council Donald Tusk unequivocally tweeted earlier: "We don't know when Brexit talks start". Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has revealed she received "categoric assurance" that Theresa May will press the DUP on their strong anti-LGBT record. Read More »

Theresa May to form government with DUP backing


It now holds 318 seats. Some say her failure means the government must now take a more flexible approach to the divorce, potentially softening the exit terms. I chose not to rebut these reports as they were published, as to have done so would have been a distraction for the campaign. In Brussels, home of the European Union, there was a mix of puzzlement, confusion and frustration over the chaos of British politics. Read More »

H1B visa to come up in talks with Trump on June 26


While India expressed shock at the US' decision and hoped it would rethink its decision, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley saying her country doesn't need India, China or France advising it on climate change. "I believe it's later this month", Nauert had said. Ties between the two big democracies grew rapidly under the Obama administration which saw India as a partner to balance China's growing weight in Asia. Read More »

DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Conservatives in UK


As rumours swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. In the Sunday Mirror , opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who scored hefty gains in the election, said there was still a chance for him to be prime minister if May failed to form a government. Read More »

UK PM Theresa May regroups after election setback

May's party won 318 seats, 12 fewer than it had before May called a snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. Foster did not take any questions from reporters at the brief news conference. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said on the Andrew Marr show he believed the Conservative Party and the DUP will be able to hold together in government. Read More »

Could a hung parliament make Jeremy Corbyn prime minister?


Members of her Conservative party have warned May her days are numbered after calling Thursday's vote three years early, only to lose her parliamentary majority. The SNP's losses mean that a second Scottish independence referendum is off the agenda for now. Conservative legislator Nigel Evans said the departure of the two aides was "a start", but there needed to be changes to the way the government functioned in the wake of the campaign. Read More »

General election 2017: Fallon defends DUP government 'deal'

After calling a snap election in order to extend what was a 17-seat majority, Friday's results left May's Conservative party with fewer seats and a humiliating and destabilising hung parliament after losing its majority. They have been replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former government minister who lost his seat in the election. Former party leaders have warned any immediate leadership challenge would be too disruptive, but most commentators believe May can not survive in the long-term. Read More »

5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette alone

And he didn't leave U.S. politics behind for the evening - the House of Cards star appeared on stage as his character Frank Underwood and impersonated former United States president Bill Clinton. Cynthia Nixon won her second Tony, featured actress in a play, for Lillian Hellman's " The Little Foxes ". Spacey peppered his routines — aided by Whoopi Goldberg and Stephen Colbert, to name a few guests — with a healthy dose of self-deprecating humor, making a storyline out of the fact that he ... Read More »

What is DUP? Democratic Unionist Party could form coalition with Tories

Timothy and Hill had worked for May when she was interior minister, before she became prime minister in July previous year in the chaotic days that followed the Brexit vote , and their influence had increasingly angered senior ministers. "We need a government that can act", EU Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger told German broadcaster Deutschlandfunk. Senior party figures have cautioned against any immediate leadership challenge, saying it would only cause further disruption as Britain ... Read More »

Forza Motorsport 7 Confirmed, Looks Amazing On Xbox One X

The German performance marque has unveiled the 2018 911 GT2 RS digitally as of now and it does look raucous. This auto wasn't known about until today when the company dropped the automobile right onstage during the Xbox E3 2017 briefing. The game features dynamic weather that will see weather fronts roll in, pouring water on the tracks to create puddles that grow and shrink as the race continues. Read More »

United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put

May on Sunday unveiled her full cabinet, which will meet for the first time on Monday, making few changes as she vowed to cling on despite the pressure to quit. Sources close to the prime minister say that she understands the concerns of liberal Tories like Ruth Davidson about the possible price of a deal with the DUP, and she will not offer them any promises to reduce the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trangender or intersexual community, or to reduce womens' rights to abortion. Read More »

Climate change work will continue without USA, says CARICOM

Withdrawing from the Paris accord effectively cedes this leadership to other countries. CARICOM Chairman, David Granger, said that the community is "deeply dismayed and disappointed" after US President Donald Trump announced last week that his country would not honor its commitment. Read More »

Power avoids drama to win at second home

Even without winning a race this year, Dixon is the series points leader at the midpoint of the IndyCar season. Ryan Hunter-Reay, left, stands by an emergency worker, right, and his vehicle after being involved into a multicar accident going into Turn 3 during an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. Read More »

Original Xbox games will soon be playable on Xbox One

The more "play anywhere", Windows 10 / Xbox One games that get revealed, the more likely that kind of crossover is to happen. It will run games in true 4K resolution - that's 8 million pixels, with HDR and wide colour gamut support - and it will also support Dolby Atmos and 4K Blu-ray playback. Read More »

Cabrera Bello chips in for share of lead at St. Jude Classic


Jude Classic for a second straight year. "The chip-in for sure took the pressure off the round a little bit and helped me find my game", said Cabrera Bello, who subsequently holed out from 30 feet at the par-three fourth and then completed a hat-trick of birdies by sinking a 20-foot putt at the next. Read More »

Britain's May Seeks Deal with Northern Irish Party to Cling to Power

This election, however, is complicated by that fact that Britain's European Union exit negotiations are set to being on June 19 and, without a government in place, May simply does not have the mandate to represent Britain in Brussels. After the disappointment of the Assembly election in March, the DUP can barely believe its good fortune in the general election . London newspapers said May's gamble in calling a snap election had backfired. Read More »

Microsoft announces Xbox One X console


According to Microsoft , the new Xbox is the smallest Xbox ever, however despite the smaller footprint the design looks pretty much similar to the ongoing Xbox One S. For more information on Microsoft's new console then head on over to the system's official website . Apart from the 4K card, Microsoft has also included reverse compatibility in all sense so that the current Xbox users don't have to invest in new titles, the same holds good for controllers as well. Read More »

New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP -senior Conservative lawmaker

Reports surfaced Saturday that May was nearing a final deal to form a government with the help Democratic Unionist Party , a socially conservative , primarily Protestant bloc based in Northern Ireland. Beleaguered May is appointing new members of her government after several. "May's departure from Downing remorseless". Downing Street backtracked, saying she had "discussed finalizing" a deal in the coming week. Read More »

North Korea rejects new sanctions, to pursue nuclear program


An Australian questioner asked, in light of Trump's abandonment of an worldwide trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and his withdrawal from the Paris climate deal, "why should we not fret that we are present at the destruction of" a global rules-based order? "Like it or not, we're part of the world". Read More »

United Kingdom polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

Jeremy Corbyn , the Labor Party leader often dismissed (even by many in his own party) as an ineffectual ideologue, galvanized younger and working-class voters with an egalitarian message of "For the Many, Not the Few". Protests have been held in many towns after the Conservatives failed to secure a majority in the House of Commons while still remaining the single largest party. Read More »

US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Tuesday's original hearing was going to be public, while the testimony before the Intel Committee is expected to be a closed session. While Sessions' excuse for the ditching one hearing for the other checks out, there could be another reason for the abrupt change of plans. Read More »

Landing Starring Roles At 50, Salma Hayek Enjoys 'Proving Everyone Wrong'


Salma Hayek has revealed that Donald Trump asked her on a date. "And then he's like, if you guys are in NY, you can come to Atlantic City , da-da-da; you can stay in my hotel; give me your numbers". 'I was at an event with my boyfriend ...he (Trump) put his jacket on my shoulders as I was rubbing my shoulders because it was cold, and he was so charming, so nice, super nice. Read More »

New election only alternative to deal with DUP - senior Conservative MP

Anti-DUP protestors stood outside the Downing Street gates on 10 June and chanted "Tories out, refugees in" and "Tories out, Corbyn in". May's weakened position in the party rules out big changes to the Cabinet lineup. May's office said Saturday principles of an agreement had been reached, but the two sides later clarified that they are still talking. A confidence-and-supply arrangement means the DUP would support May's government in exchange for concessions on some issues rather than ... Read More »

Wonder Woman defends its North American box office title


The final two films in this week's top ten include the latest entry to the Alien saga, Alien: Covenant with $1.8 million (bring its four-week total to an underwhelming $71.2 million) and Everything, Everything which brought in an additional $1.6 million to boost its four-week total to $31.7 million. Read More »

Moment terrorists storm Iran parliament caught on CCTV (EXTREMELY GRAPHIC)


The Interior Ministry in a statement increased the number of wounded to 52. It described them as "long affiliated with the Wahhabi", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam practised in Saudi Arabia . The U.S. and its local allies are carrying out their own separate offensive against the jihadists in Syria, and clashed with Iranian forces last month. Read More »

Ten Philippine soldiers killed in military air strike

He said that days before seizing Marawi City the militants placed supplies in mosques and madrasas, the religious schools of a town whose population of over 200,000 is overwhelmingly Muslim in a country where the majority of people are Christians. Read More »

'Dear Evan Hansen' wins best score at Tonys Awards


The other nominees in the Best Play category were Lynn Nottage's Sweat , Paula Vogel's Indecent and Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 . Cynthia Nixon , the American actress of "Sex and the City" TV fame who won best featured actress for " The Little Foxes ", called the play about greed and ambition in 1900 Alabama was "eerily prescient". Read More »

Ghani Says Afghanistan Hit by `Undeclared War' From Pakistan

Meanwhile, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued an ultimatum to the Taliban Tuesday, warning them to embrace peace or "face consequences" after announcing that the death toll from last week's truck bombing had passed 150. Ghani warned the Taliban - which is steadily gaining ground and controls 40 percent of Afghanistan , according to USA estimates - that his government wants talks but that the olive branch will not be offered indefinitely. Read More »

Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with Theresa May's Conservatives

Sky's senior political correspondent Beth Rigby said: "A Tory source tells me, "the Prime Minister is working to form a government because we have the largest number of seats and votes". In a sombre speech after retaining her seat, Mrs May said: "The country needs a period of stability and, whatever the results are, the Conservative party will fulfil our duty of ensuring that stability so we can all go forward together". Read More »

Irish premier warns May not to put Good Friday Agreement at risk

For the prime minister, the Thursday snap election - an election held before its originally scheduled date - was not what she had hoped it would be when she called the contest in April. The fallout from Thursday's snap general election , which left her Conservative Party bereft of their majority, also prompted her to seek out a relatively tiny ally that could have vast sway over what happens next in the United Kingdom. Read More »