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US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

Open opening round. Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy and Jason Day - the top three players in the world, all of them professing expansive Erin Hills to be flawless for their games - spent Friday cleaning out their lockers after missing the cut. [Full Article...]

UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached

THE TORIES HAVE been told that forming a government with the DUP could jeopardise the peace process in Northern Ireland . Arlene Foster and DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds entered Downing Street at around 12:40 p.m. The nationalist Sinn Fein and SDLP and the cross-community Alliance have all made clear Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to... [Full Article...]

Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police

Rifle-wielding attacker wounds GOP leader, killed by police Later, House Republican and Democratic leaders called for unity and praised the police, while Trump in an address from the White House said that the prayers of the nation and world are with Scalise. House Speaker Paul Ryan's office said Scalise's wounds were not believed to be life-threatening and that a member of the security detail was also shot. [Full Article...]

Gunman opens on fire on lawmakers

Gunman opens on fire on lawmakers The company said that it removed Hodkinson's pages for violating its community standards. The report says Hodgkinson resorted to dragging his daughter out of her friend's vehicle, slashing her seatbelt, and punching his daughter's friend in the face. [Full Article...]

Fatalities in London High-Rise Fire

Fatalities in London High-Rise Fire London's Metropolitan Police said a number of people were being treated for a range of injuries while firefighters dealt with the burning building for several hours. "It has been a very large and very significant fire, I anticipate the London Fire Brigade will be on scene dealing with this fire for at least the next 24 hours", London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said. [Full Article...]

I'm going to get us out of this mess: UK PM

I'm going to get us out of this mess: UK PM The divorce issues include the rights of European Union citizens in Britain as well as United Kingdom citizens in the European Union, how much Britain will have to pay to cover previous spending commitments and the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland . [Full Article...]

Protests out of the "YouTube generation", but 80% Russians support Putin

Navalny, who was also arrested for organizing large anti-Putin protests in March, had called for national demonstrations on the holiday that marks Russia's formal emergence from the Soviet era in 1990. Among other things, those voices chanted loudly: "Putin, thief!" and "Russia will be free". Thousands of demonstrators thronged to Tverskaya Street - a main avenue in the capital where Moscow ... [Full Article...]

UK PM To Seek Queen's Permission To Form Govt

UK PM To Seek Queen's Permission To Form Govt Ms Davidson, who became engaged to partner Jen Wilson in May 2016, later told the BBC: "I was fairly straightforward with her (Mrs May) and I told her that there were a number of things that count to me more than the party". Sir Michael did not reveal what the DUP had been offered in return, but said the "outline proposal" would be published once a deal had been agreed. [Full Article...]

But what is a hung parliament?

But what is a hung parliament? May visited Buckingham Palace without a ruling majority in hand but with an understanding that a Northern Irish party, the DUP , would support the Conservatives and allow her to form the next government. If the June 8 General Election ends in a hung parliament, it could be a matter of days or weeks before the final form of the next government is settled. [Full Article...]

Clinging on to Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers

Clinging on to Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers 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. Questions have also been raised over her credentials to take Britain out of the bloc, after her initial campaign to remain and now her shambolic performance at the polls. [Full Article...]

Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress

Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress Mr Trump tweeted in his first comments since Mr Comey's hearing. After a while, he said, he so distrusted the man running the country that he did not want to be left alone with him. Today, Mr Trump was coy when asked about the tapes , telling media at the White House press conference, "I'll tell you about it over a very short period of time", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump Offers 'Warm Support' to Theresa May After Poll Setback

Although the Conservatives will in all likelihood cobble together a coalition government, May no longer has the political capital to push for a hard Brexit - the centrepiece of her poll campaign. May said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day the British parliament is due to reconvene. Unexpectedly faced with the prospect of dealing with now-shaky British leadership,... [Full Article...]

Murray to start in goal for Penguins in Game 5

Murray to start in goal for Penguins in Game 5 But it wasn't just Rust who stepped up in Game 5, which felt like an elimination game going in given how well Nashville plays at home . With 90 seconds left in the first period Thursday night, all that lingering tension came to a boil, leading the face of the National Hockey League to do something unCrosbylike. [Full Article...]

Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case The arrest of the suspected leaker was announced on Monday about an hour following the publication of a report by the The Intercept , which describes Russian hacking efforts in the days before the USA presidential election in November previous year. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn approval ratings rise as Theresa May's popularity hits record low

Prime Minister Theresa May is on track to win 313 seats in Britain's parliament in next week's election, falling 13 seats short of a 326 seat majority, according to a projection by polling company YouGov on Friday. A quarter are satisfied with the Liberal Democrat leader (down 3 points) while 44% are dissatisfied (up 5 points). At the same time, Corbyn has been able to portray himself as a... [Full Article...]

Labour closing gap in opinion polls after 'wobbly week' for Tories

Mr Corbyn was challenged about his approach to Brexit and said the United Kingdom would not "necessarily" be poorer as a result of leaving the European Union . A Labour victory would signal a political natural disaster in the U.K. The party is running on its most unabashed Socialist manifesto in over 30 years, promising to re-nationalize the country's railroads and utilities, as well as to rais... [Full Article...]

Jay Z Joined Courtside At Game 1 of NBA Finals By Rihanna

Golden State's other Splash Brother has made far more brick sounds than swishes so far this postseason but it's work on the defensive end that has stood out most and been a major factor in the Warriors leading Cleveland 1-0 in the NBA Finals after three straight series sweeps to open the postseason. [Full Article...]

Pruitt: Climate pact should lead to exporting United States technology

Among them was Barack Obama , who was the United States president at the time. "We've led with actions, not words", Pruitt said . Image copyright EPA Image caption Barack Obama was at the Paris climate change talks in 2015 What was agreed? The UN described Mr Trump's decision as a "major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote global security"... [Full Article...]

President Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

Trump had vowed during his campaign to "cancel" the Paris deal within 100 days of becoming president, as part of an effort to bolster US oil and coal industries. Everyone cautioned that no decision was final until Trump announced it. "They found a number that made the point they want to make", Jacoby said . [Full Article...]

Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. He later added: "It's an ongoing conversation, and that's a fair way to put it". White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer returned to the briefing podium Tuesday after being away with the president on his f... [Full Article...]

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