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Wallenda Daredevil Dangles over Niagara Falls by Mouth, Breaking Record

Erendira was tethered to a hoop suspended from a helicopter. A few years back, her husband Nik hung from a helicopter by his teeth at 200 feet. During the approximately 20-minute flight she used her teeth to grip on to the mouth piece for 10 seconds on her first attempt and then again for five seconds. Read More »

Trump's Cuba policy aims to keep United States dollars from Havana's military

It prevents American companies from doing business with the Cuban military, but still allows USA businesses and individuals to develop economic ties with the private, small business sector in Cuba. The only requirement is you must have already made at least one travel-related transaction, such as purchasing a flight or booking a hotel prior to the president's announcement , Friday. Read More »

Russia unveils psychic cat ahead of Confederations Cup

Euro 2016 winners Portugal, hosts Russia , Mexico, the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners, and New Zealand , the 2016 Oceania champions, are in Group A. Only South Africa in 2010 have failed to progress to the knockout stages as hosts, and there are genuine fears within Russian Federation that their own national team will follow suit. Read More »

'Significant progress' in Theresa May's talks with the DUP

Major's main warning , however, in an interview that was unforgiving in its assessment of May's planned deal with the DUP , was on implications for the Northern Ireland peace process. But any hopes of a new negotiating strategy would have been dashed by Tuesday's appointment of Steve Baker, the leader of the backbench Tory Euroskeptics, as a minister in the department. Read More »

Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

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The Spanish prosecutor's office said that he had defrauded the tax authorities of £1.23m in 2011, £1.49m in 2012, £2.81m in 2013 and £7.47m in 2014. Although Old Trafford and a reunion with Jose Mourinho seems a likely destination for Ronaldo , big spenders Paris Saint-Germain are keeping tabs on the situation. Read More »

Did cheap cladding turn London block of flats into a towering inferno?

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William made an emotional visit on Friday to see the survivors, victims' families and rescue workers who were affected by the deadly fire at Grenfell Tower in London . The focus of criticism centres on the cladding fitted to external walls on the 1970s concrete block as part of a £8.7 million ($11 million, 9.9 million euros) refit completed previous year. Read More »

Trump restores some Cuba penalties, rejecting 'oppressors'

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Trump now eliminates the fact that they are eligible for the "people to people" program, which officially has educational and cultural objectives but in reality has served as undercover tourism. "We had to go through all the steps ourselves", Dean said. Cuban-Americans will still be allowed to visit their loved ones, but those without relatives on the island will have a tougher time getting through. Read More »

US accuses Chinese company of transferring NKorean money

Kounosu, CC BY-SA 3.0)Federal prosecutors said the USA has filed a complaint demanding US$ 1.9 million which "represents one of the largest seizures of North Korean funds by the Department of Justice ". Attorney Channing D. The U.S. move against Mingzheng "is a good first step but we need to do more to have an impact", tweeted Anthony Ruggiero, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a U.S. Read More »

Trump's deputy attorney general Rosenstein issues cryptic statement about anonymous sources

Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May, and that firing is now reportedly part of an investigation into whether Trump obstructed justice as president. The White House confirmed Mr Mueller was among the candidates the president interviewed to replace Mr Comey . But however many people actually follow him on social media , the president clearly views them as a refuge from the barrage of newspaper headlines and cable news stories about the Russian Federation ... Read More »

May stands over calling election as Corbyn is heckled on nuclear stance

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The findings echo other recent polls which show May's once commanding lead of more than 20 points when she called the campaign being whittled away, meaning she might no longer win the landslide she hoped. The former Conservative cabinet member, who quit as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions previous year, praised the Prime Minister, saying that by the end of the campaign the public will see her as "strong and tough". Read More »

London Tower Fire: Death Toll Rises as Anger Takes Hold

Earlier today, Scotland Yard expressed fears that all the victims of the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower in west London may never be identified. "Most deaths in enclosed house fire are unconscious or dead from inhalation of carbon monoxide and other fire fumes before burning of the body occurs". Read More »

Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

WASHINGTON (AP ) - The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign is now examining whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, it has been reported . A spokesman for Mueller's team declined to comment. Comey testified last week that he also felt pressured to drop the Flynn probe. But House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, disagreed, saying the the White House and Trump should let the special counsel's investigation ... Read More »

Americans Will Pay The Price Of Republicans' Ignorance On Health Care

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At a lunch meeting with Republican senators, President Donald Trump described the version of his healthcare plan passed by the House as " mean ". Republican Senators are now battling through negotiations on their own health plan, which is expected to be significantly different than the House's American Health Care Act (AHCA). Read More »

List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket

Matt Mika , director of government relations for Tysons Foods, was shot twice in the chest. He said he was part of a '99%' team drawing attention to the amount of money and political power the top 1 percent of Americans acquired. A lobbyist was also wounded and said to be in critical condition following surgery. Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) rolls up his pant leg to reveal a Trump sock at an event where U.S. Read More »

Suspect Identified in Fatal Explosion Outside Kindergarten

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Police have not yet provided a motive for the attack. On Thursday evening, Jiangsu province's internet safety and protection police announced on their official Weibo microblog that another video of an explosion circulating on social media was not from Thursday's blast, as had been claimed. Read More »

Tyronn Lue on Cavaliers vs Warriors: "I don't see a big gap"

The 2017 National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors are one of the greatest rosters ever assembled, but one of their star players doesn't believe they should be considered a superteam. LeBron James , whose Cavaliers won the title a year ago and fell to the Warriors on Monday, said during a visit to Obama's White House in November that his team would "have to cross that road" if it triumphed again under Trump. Read More »

Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

Scott Applewhite, File). Five people were shot and wounded including two Capitol police members and Majority Whip Steve Scalise . The baseball tradition is said to have forged a friendship between Richmond and his fellow Louisiana representative Steve Scalise . Read More »

And now, 29 teams will start chasing the champion Warriors

When Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank said in February that having Trump in the White House was a " real asset " to the country, Curry told the Mercury News that he agreed "if you remove the "et" from asset ". The main reason people are getting on Kevin Durant is because he was and is a great player that made a decision to join an already powerhouse team in the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says

He also says that Scalise received many units of transfused blood for hemorrhaging. At a press conference on Friday, the hospital treating the congressman said he has been sedated, but responded to family members. A Federal Bureau of Investigation lab team looks for evidence in the outfield signage at the ball field which is the scene of a multiple shooting in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmake. Read More »

How Emmanuel Macron Aims to Make France a 'Startup Nation'

She feels as if living "something very strong, probably historic, and we're going to take part in it". In the first round , the abstention rate hit a almost 60-year high of 51.3 percent and is forecast to rise to 53-54 percent in the run-off, much higher than the 44.6 percent in the last election five years ago. Read More »

Brexit talks facing slight delay, David Davis reveals

Both sides have made finding a solution to the issue of citizens' rights a priority, and in a hint at a softer approach, Mr Davis said on Monday "we will start down this process" by focusing on the divorce proceedings from the European Union before moving on to trade. Read More »

Trump under investigation for possible obstruction

Robert Mueller must tread carefully when investigating President Donald Trump because of his past ties to James Comey , former DOJ official John Malcolm told CNBC on Thursday . Comey said he believed Mueller would look into Trump for obstruction of justice. At his hearing last week, Comey testified that he believed he was sacked on May 9 "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Read More »

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says there's no cause to fire Mueller

Because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, the responsibility would fall to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who Trump could order to fire Mueller. "In this case , we have what could serve as a trial balloon", he said on "Anderson Cooper 360", suggesting that it might be a way to test public reaction. Read More »

Polls to open for primary elections across Virginia

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On the Republican side, frontrunner Ed Gillespie , a moderate Washington insider, is trying to fend off under-funded but spirited campaigns from avid Trump supporter Corey Stewart and state Sen. He was the epitome of party establishment - a former Republican National Committee chairman - in a state where that still matters. Frank Wagner , R-Virginia Beach. Read More »

Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him

And a person familiar with Trump's thinking said Tuesday morning that it's "unlikely" the President will fire Mueller, but conceded that it's often hard to predict Trump's behavior. "I think we should let Bob Mueller do his work and get to the bottom of it, and get to the bottom of it quickly so that he can be vindicated, get to these things". Read More »

China can't 'buy its way out' of global snags

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The U.S. government is challenging China over its dominant position in Asia's major maritime sovereignty dispute, but those moves, after months of silence, are seen as aimed at reassuring nervous Southeast Asian countries rather than as a major anti-Beijing pivot. Read More »

4000 more U.S. troops to be sent to Afghanistan

An official announcement is expected to come next week. Pentagon officials say the rising threat posed by Islamic State extremists has caused a rash of deadly attacks in the capital city of Kabul. Eleven thousand civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan last year-the highest toll since the United Nations started keeping track in 2009. While military leaders have consistently said more forces are needed, a decision had been tied up in a lengthy, wider debate about America's ... Read More »

Three straight bogeys drop Fowler, but only one back

It was the second consecutive USA event the Briton has withdrawn from having pulled out of last month's Players Championship in the second round. Defending champion Dustin Johnson probably didn't feel so badly by the end of a most peculiar day . Read More »

Foster calls on Sinn Féin 'to tango' with DUP in talks

The talks are taking place three months after Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered the two-year Brexit timetable. The UK government's Brexit Secretary David Davis and the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, agreed on Thursday that official divorce talks will begin Monday, June 19. Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

Scalise , a congressman from Louisiana who is the No. 3 House Republican , suffered injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in the left hip on a baseball field where he and other lawmakers were practicing for a charity baseball game. Read More »