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Kim holds on to win Women's British Open

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This was the fourth LPGA major of the season, and South Koreans have won three of them, with Kim following Ryu So-yeon (ANA Inspiration) and Park Sung-hyun (U.S. British hope Ewart Shadoff provided the main competition in Scotland, recording five birdies in a row from the sixth to the 10th to put herself firmly in the hunt. Read More »

Dip In Approval Shows Voters Want Trump To Focus On His Agenda

Trump has dismissed negative polling in the past as "fake" and said the media surveys can not be trusted. Conway said that numerous people quoted in the story had likely never won a presidential campaign and were part of a culture in the Republican Party that too often rewarded losers. Read More »

Chicago To File Federal Lawsuit Over Sanctuary Cities Threat

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Chicago's lawsuit will contend that the us government can not "commandeer local law enforcement to carry out federal immigration law functions", among other arguments, the city's top lawyer Ed Siskel said. "I've always seen Chicago as a welcoming city", Emanuel said in response to Sessions' comments in March. However, this year's application includes provisions requiring local governments to allow the U.S. Read More »

'Severe Turbulence' Experienced on Flight From Greece to Philadelphia, 10 Injured

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American Airlines Flight 759 landed at Philadelphia International Airport at 3:10 p.m., with 299 people on board at the time-287 passengers and 12 crew members. "Babies screaming, people in front of us hitting the ceiling", Smith said. According to ProPublica reporter Jessica Huseman, Ehmke's spouse, the turbulence happened just after attendants had handed out drinks, and sent liquid flying so high in the air it pooled in window lights. Read More »

Democrats must own the task of fixing Obamacare — COKIE & STEVE ROBERTS

The bottom line is that there will be no spending restraint in Washington, and therefore no way out of the coming debt crisis. Republican senators, John McCain , Susan Collins , and Lisa Murkowski , along with all of the Democratic senators voted against the bill putting a halt to President Trump's campaign pledge and his congressional agenda. Read More »

Harvard sorry directory erroneously said Scaramucci was dead

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So naturally, late-night hosts were in mourning. "I want to be careful about what I say about that", he said. "Because just this afternoon I was shocked by this breaking nooch". He didn't consult them before tweeting his ban on transgender troops, according to Pentagon officials, and we don't know if he'll listen to Kelly either. Read More »

Fire erupts in Dubai residential highrise

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He said investigators believe either an improperly disposed cigarette or combustion caused by the late morning heat, which was a sunny 109 deg., ignited the blaze. There were no major casualties reported in either blaze. Another high rise building in Dubai has had to be evacuated, days after the Torch Tower went up in flames for the second time . Read More »

China Set for Easy Ride From Asean on Disputed South China Sea

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China claims almost all of the resource-rich South China Sea that is also claimed by ASEAN members Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and the Philippines . The statement is a reference to Chinese structures over disputed islands, including Mischief Reef, which is contested by China and the Philippines , and Woody Island, which is contested by China and Vietnam. Read More »

Scaramucci Claims He Was 'Joking' in Vulgar Tirade About White House Colleagues

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Scaramucci was sacked hours after John Kelly , 67, a retired marine general, took over as the new White House chief of staff , replacing Reince Priebus . While it may not seem like such a stretch for the administration to want to see Congress pressing forward on more than one major initiative at a time, recent history shows that it simply doesn't work that way. Read More »

UP ATS arrests Bangladeshi terrorist from Muzaffarnagar

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Abdullah, who had been living in Muzaffarnagar for the past one month, helped the terrorists in procuring identification documents like Aadhar Cards. The authorities are also most likely to question Abdullah's neighbours and people from his locality as a part of the investigation. Read More »

USA and Russian Federation chief diplomats show 'readiness' to talk despite escalating tensions

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The meeting was their first since President Donald Trump reluctantly signed into law the sanctions that Russian Federation said amounted to a full-scale trade war and ended hopes for better ties. "We felt the readiness of our USA colleagues to continue dialogue". They have never been interrupted, " Lavrov said. In addition to discussing issues with North Korea and cooperation on cybercrime, Lavrov said Moscow and Washington's envoys were set to discuss Ukraine. Read More »

Businesses Damaged by Possible Tornado in Tulsa

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Police say no businesses can open Sunday because of the damage. A National Weather Service survey team rated the tornado as an EF-2, which has winds of 113-157 miles per hour. Tornadoes are generally associated with spring months, but Jankowski said they can occur any time. Jankowski said the storm system moved out of the Tulsa area into southeastern Oklahoma, with potentially heavy rainfall creating a threat of flooding through Monday and possible wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour. Read More »

Shabir Shah's aide Aslam Wani arrested in Srinagar for money laundering case

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A senior official in the central probe agency said that Wani was arrested in Srinagar with the help of the state police. The agency had issued multiple summonses for his appearance in the case but he never appeared. His arrest comes days after seven Kashmiri separatists were arrested by the National Investigation Agency on charges of accepting money from Pakistan through hawala to pay people to throw stones during protests and fuel unrest in the Kashmir Valley. Read More »

Jared Kushner's Family Business Subpoenaed over Use of Immigration Scheme

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The EB-5 programme allows wealthy foreign investors to effectively buy USA immigration visas for themselves and their families by investing at least $500,000 (£378,000) in U.S. "We are cooperating with legal requests for information". The subpoena, received by the company in May, was a document request that included a demand for emails, according to a person familiar with it. Read More »

Spicer Prepares to Leave the White House

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It first began with his Press Secretary Sean Spicer , followed by Priebus and now Scaramucci , who probably had the shortest stint as the White House Director of Communications. On CNN's New Day Tuesday, political analyst and former host of NBC's Meet the Press David Gregory argued that the firings and hirings undermined the integrity of the presidency. Read More »

Japan says time for 'effective pressure' on North Korea, not dialogue

However, experts doubt the capability of the missiles to hit their targets. South Korea and the USA carried out a joint missile drill aimed to counter North Korea's ICBM test. Asean's 10 member states issued a joint statement saying they had "grave concerns" over North Korea's actions, which "seriously threaten peace". Read More »

Neil Young Unveils Title Track to Archival Album Hitchhiker

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Young recorded Hitchhiker with David Briggs, who helped produce many of Young's most famous albums, including Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere , After the Gold Rush and On the Beach . The album will be available on vinyl, CD and digitally. When the " Hitchhiker " album was recorded, none of the included songs had ever been released and numerous performances of the songs were the first ever. Read More »

Two Chinese tourists arrested after Nazi salute at Berlin parliament building

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It's unclear whether the two men, aged 36 and 49, knew that making that type of Nazi salute in Germany is illegal. They were released after posting bail of 500 euro, or almost $600, each. She did not know if the men were still in Berlin or had already left Germany, the New York Times reported . Hitler and his Nazi party ruled Germany from 1933 through 1945, and a fire at the Reichstag one month into his reign infamously served as a catalyst for his subsequent consolidation of power. Read More »

Bear Mauls Thai Man Who Allegedly Teased It With Food

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The bear stood on its hind legs and dragged him down. The video of the incident was recorded and posted online and has been going viral ever since, which shows the man being mauled and bitten by the giant animal. Emergency services arrived shortly after and the victim was taken to the hospital. He had been with his friends and wanted to feed the animals. Feed them maybe, but not tease them by dangling food in front of them. Read More »

Venezuela Says 'Attack' at Military Base Has Been Controlled

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But hooded protesters had been largely dispelled with tear gas by midday on Sunday, and the rest of the South American country of 30 million appeared to be calm. But the military leadership continues to publicly profess loyalty to the president and his government. The voting process، however، featured a US-backed opposition boycott، and riots which the government says are directed from outside. Read More »

Justice Dept. Declares Truce on War on Media

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation Sunday, pushing back against the notion that Mueller has inappropriately expanded the scope of the investigation beyond his mandate. Read More »

Brothers and sisters across India gear up to celebrate Raksha Bandhan

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Raksha Bandhan, often called Rakhi for short, is a festival observed by Hindus - and some Jains - all over the world. People on this day give presents to their sisters and promises to protect them until then end. According to Times of India, a number of myths say the festival of Raksha Bandhan started when, in old times, queens sent "rakhi" to their neighbours, symbolizing brotherhood. Read More »

Atlantic high pressure to affect weekday weather

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Scattered showers and thunderstorms will increase this afternoon. Southeast wind around 7 miles per hour. Highs will be around 90. Lows will be in the mid 70s. Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a low of around 60. There will be a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs will be in the upper 80s with a 40 percent chance of rain. Read More »

624 civilians killed in US-led c oalition strikes in Iraq, Syria

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Brett McGurk, the State Department's senior envoy to the anti-Islamic State coalition, said that steps President Trump has taken, including delegating decision-making authority down from the White House to commanders in the field, have "dramatically accelerated" gains against the militants. Read More »

Pence says he is not considering 2020 presidential run

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That report apparently struck a serious nerve with Pence, who released a heavy-handed statement pushing back on the story detailing his "shadow campaign" - calling it "disgraceful and offensive to me, my family, and our entire team". Several Republicans like Ohio Gov. John Kasich have left the door open to potentially running in 2020 even if the president does run again. Newsweek jumped on the report with the headline, " Mike Pence preparing 2020 election run against "weak" Trump?" ... Read More »

Eiffel Tower evacuated after man arrested with knife

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In an interview published on Sunday, France's interior minister said the threat of attacks from militants was "very high". The suspect quickly surrendered after he was surrounded by security forces. More than 100 other people have been killed in other Islamist terrorist attacks in France during the past two-and-a-half years. Last night, the tower was lit up with a welcome message to new PSG signing Neymar , who joined the club for a world record €222m (£200m, $262m). Read More »

Eastern Ghouta, Homs - Shaky Truce and New Losses for ISIS in Syria

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According to Britain-based monitor, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Syrian army seized the town of Al-Sukhna, located some 70 kilometers northeast of Palmyra, after heavy artillery fire and airstrikes by ally Russian Federation. Among the dead were 30 killed in the fight for Sukhneh, the monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor group said the Syrian government forces had captured 20 percent of the residential part of the city of Sukhneh. Read More »

Pradeep ruled out of Colombo Test against India

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They executed the plans and used the crease and swept well. They were ready to use their feet, coming to the pitch of the deliveries, smothering the spin. # OUT again , the duo of Jadeja and Ashwin has started the magic. At the end of day two on Friday the hosts were 2-50. Jadeja brought up his fifty off 70 balls soon after Saha's dismissal, and Mohammed Shami blasted Herath for successive sixes before holing out. Read More »

Search underway after man spotted in water off Sussex coast

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The lifeboats have rescued a man from a sunken boat and are now relaunching to search for his missing crew mate. "We are carrying out an extensive search for them". He has been taken to hospital. Beaches between Brighton and Worthing are being searched for the two men who remain accounted for. Maritime operations commander, Andy Jenkins, told Sky News: "We are led to believe two boats collided but we have no confirmation.it's very much ongoing and there is a large area to search". Read More »

Gunmen Invade Catholic Church, Kill 47 in Anambra

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Obiano assured the community that his administration was on top of the situation and later visited the injured persons receiving treatment at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Univerity Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi. He added: "such conduct shows the people behind the act do not fear God". The police have launched a manhunt on those behind the attack. "He said the police were on top of the situation". Read More »

KCR to take up GST concerns for pet projects with PM

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Though the GST reduction announced will save the government Rs 13,800 crore, Mr Chandrasekhar Rao condemned the Council's decision and chose to write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing his objection on the issue. The CM further said that the issue he was raising was not unique, as just not Telangana, but other states will also incur losess. But now opposing levying the GST on the on-going development projects like irrigation, housing, drinking water supply and roads which were taken up ... Read More »

Congress shifts focus to tax reform

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Roy Blunt of Missouri said. "We will have success", Mnuchin said. Republicans showed signs Tuesday of reaching out to Democrats for a joint if modest effort to buttress health insurance markets, four days after the GOP effort to unilaterally uproot and reshape the Obama health care law crumpled in the Senate . Read More »