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Nobody goes low here - O'Meara underlines Birkdale challenge Nobody goes low here - O'Meara underlines Birkdale challenge
- July 21, 2017

But he returns to the Southport links for this week's championship having never subsequently managed to match that performance as a professional. I'm still as ambitious now as I was starting off my career, if not more so now because I know what I've achieved and I know what I can achieve. (more...)
Philly Police conduct search of DiNardo cornfield in Solebury Philly Police conduct search of DiNardo cornfield in Solebury
- July 21, 2017

The Philadelphia Police Department and its K-9 Unit conducted a search of the Cosmo DiNardo's family farm in Solebury Township. DiNardo is behind bars after confessing to the murders of Dean Finocchiaro, Mark Sturgis, Tom Meo and Jimi Patrick last week. (more...)
Farcical UEFA charge Griffiths with 'Provoking' Linfield fans Farcical UEFA charge Griffiths with 'Provoking' Linfield fans
- July 21, 2017

Celtic have been hit with three charges by UEFA for the game against Linfield including the use of illicit banners . Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers used the opportunity to hand new signing Olivier Ntcham his competitive debut for the club, with the French midfielder starting in midfield. (more...)
OJ Simpson parole hearing OJ Simpson parole hearing
- July 21, 2017

The charges were related to an incident in a Las Vegas hotel room and not the 1995 murder of his wife Nicole and her companion, Ron Goldman , for which Simpson was found not guilty. Simpson had no disciplinary issues while behind bars and took numerous classes, according to testimony before the parole board. "The fascination with the life of this former football star, famous actor, and felon - has not waned in half a century", Craig Bengtson, an ESPN vice president and director of news, ... (more...)
US House proposes over $5 trillion in cuts US House proposes over $5 trillion in cuts
- July 21, 2017

That's more than the $574 billion in base defense spending recently proposed by the White House. "We're going to have a credit downgrade for sure without recurring revenue", said House Minority Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny. Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson-LeeHouse committee advances budget resolution Dems launch "no confidence" resolution against Trump House Democrats offer to set agenda for Trump-Putin meeting MORE (Texas) tried to intervene on his behalf. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner joins celebs mulling run for USA political office Caitlyn Jenner joins celebs mulling run for USA political office
- July 20, 2017

Can I do a better job from the outside? As a "person of faith", Caitlyn said she had to look back on her life and say, "Why did God do this to me?" Kind of working the perimeter of the political scene, being open to talking to anybody? Or are you better off from the inside? Caitlyn Jenner's transition has already helped to place the conversation about transgender equality into the zeitgeist. (more...)
British premier calls for strength, unity amid growing rift in Cabinet British premier calls for strength, unity amid growing rift in Cabinet
- July 20, 2017

Walker said: "There are a few outliers, but the vast majority of members of parliament wish to see Theresa May continue as prime minister and get on with the job and are hoping that secretaries of state who have important jobs to do focus on their jobs, and not talking to you journalists". (more...)
Deficit reduction tops NAFTA priorities list Deficit reduction tops NAFTA priorities list
- July 19, 2017

Both Mexico and the United States face important elections in 2018 which could complicate the NAFTA revamp, and Guajardo has said it would be in the interests of both nations to wrap up the three-way talks by the end of this year. The summary explicitly states that a USA goal will be reducing the trade deficit with Mexico and China, but business groups and free-trade Republicans mostly breathed tentative sighs of relief . (more...)
Wonder Woman 2 To Be Announced At Comic-Con Wonder Woman 2 To Be Announced At Comic-Con
- July 19, 2017

After numerous failed attempts to get a reboot on track, it was only when Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot picked up the slack several years late did we get the film version we deserved. Aquaman hits theaters December 21, 2018 . While DC Films and WB haven't officially vacated the July 27, 2018 date, with no other films now in active production it's doubtful they'll have a release ready in time. (more...)
Now That The GOP Can Replace ObamaCare, It's Suddenly Got Cold Feet Now That The GOP Can Replace ObamaCare, It's Suddenly Got Cold Feet
- July 19, 2017

Only three defections would kill it - and today, Shelley Moore said no (she says she "did not come to Washington to hurt people"), Collins said no, Murkowski said no, and Rob Portman strongly hinted a no. Republicans, however, haven't given up on rolling back the health-care reform law that allowed at least 20 million people to gain health insurance. (more...)
Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball is Summer League MVP Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball is Summer League MVP
- July 19, 2017

In his third game of the summer, Ball showed Las Vegas that he was ready for the big time as he shot 54.5% from the field. Ball appeared in six of the Lakers' eight games during the summer, missing the title game due to calf tightness that knocked him from Sunday night's semifinal game. (more...)
Froome remains in yellow jersey and on his toes
- July 18, 2017

Froome could hardly believe he won back so much time on a stage that, on paper, didn't seem set up to pose such difficulties for Aru. It was panic stations. In particular, "finishes in the Rhone Valley often end up with bunched sprints", according to race general director Christian Prudhomme , per the Tour's official website . (more...)
Oscar Winner Martin Landau Passes Away at 89 Oscar Winner Martin Landau Passes Away at 89
- July 18, 2017

Landau died of "unexpected complications" on Saturday during a brief spell in a Los Angeles hospital, his publicist Dick Guttman said . At the age of 22, Landau left the press to pursue acting. He even received the best supporting actor nomination for his performance. Hand's character, billed as "The World's Greatest Impersonator", also pinned Landau as a master of disguise in the eyes of casting directors, who saw him suited to play a variety of roles, notes the The New York Times . (more...)
Suspect sketch released for Delphi teen murders Suspect sketch released for Delphi teen murders
- July 18, 2017

Police have not had any luck making an arrest. Authorities in IN released new information Monday on a suspect in the murders of two teenage girls who went for a hike in February . They were found near a trail about a half-mile away near their hometown of Delphi, with 2,800 residents 65 miles northwest of Indianapolis. The suspect has been described as 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-10, weighing between 180-220 pounds with reddish brown hair. (more...)
Joe Biden writing book about his son's death Joe Biden writing book about his son's death
- July 18, 2017

Biden has previously said he regrets not running for president, as he believes he could have won. "I still count myself lucky". The 34th edition of Miami Book Fair International, returning November 12-19 to Miami Dade College's Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami, will also feature appearances from punk poet Patti Smith , Miami author Edwidge Danticat and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson. (more...)
Antonio Conte Chelsea contract talks stall after tough summer in transfer market Antonio Conte Chelsea contract talks stall after tough summer in transfer market
- July 17, 2017

The Germany worldwide defender was coveted by Antonio Conte before he even took charge of his Blues match, but he had to wait 12 months to finally get his hands on the Roma defender. "I can't say anything because I have not played in the Premier League", he added. Now the work starts for all of us together to progress'. Aspiring Chelsea midfielders can have few better role models than Makelele, now assistant coach at Swansea but formerly victor of two league titles and three major cups ... (more...)
Evacuation Order Issued For Williams Lake Evacuation Order Issued For Williams Lake
- July 17, 2017

The evacuation comes after the fire at White Lake jumped the Fraser River at the Rudy Johnson Bridge Saturday afternoon. Television showed a long line of traffic heading slowly south on Hwy. "Anyone who comes to Kamloops will be supported", he said. "We are also grateful when others assist us, like they did previous year with the Burns Bog fire". (more...)
Sanchez must be left alone to decide future - Mertesacker Sanchez must be left alone to decide future - Mertesacker
- July 17, 2017

I have to wait to know what they want. The Gunners will have to make do without Champions League football next season after they finished fifth in the Premier League table last term. Some Arsenal fans have taken heart from the fact that Sanchez is so respectful to his current club. You can not find those everywhere. He has one more year here and then he makes his mind up. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 To Be Announced Later August, Launch September Samsung Galaxy Note 8 To Be Announced Later August, Launch September
- July 17, 2017

Having learnt a costly lesson from infamous Galaxy Note 7 in 2016, Samsung is said to have left no stone unturned to make its successor make a grand entry and also restore fans' faith on the company's image. This arrangement seems to be similar to the one we have seen on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 +. One of the leaked images shows the rear of the smartphone that reveals the presence of a dual rear camera setup with two sensors placed vertically. (more...)
Park goes on attack at US Women's Open Park goes on attack at US Women's Open
- July 17, 2017

Park, Choi and Feng did battle throughout the final round, but it was Park who held her nerve over the closing holes. "Well, it would be nice if I could get the money, but I think my primary goal was to come here and compete", Choi said. Third-round leader Patrick Rodgers shot 70 to finish second. "I was trying so hard to make putts", Feng said. Wesley Bryan (64) and Rick Lamb (66) tied for third at 16 under. (more...)
Windy Forecast For Cariboo Wildfires Windy Forecast For Cariboo Wildfires
- July 16, 2017

That's bad news for fire crews, as the winds could cause fires to spread farther. An evacuation order was issued Friday night for Loon Lake, and evacuation alerts were issued for Tatla Lake, Big Creek and the village of Clinton, all in the southern Cariboo region. (more...)
Tom Holland & Zendaya Are Dating Tom Holland & Zendaya Are Dating
- July 16, 2017

Shortly before the July 7 premiere of their film, Holland, 21, opened up to PEOPLE about how Zendaya , 20, has helped him navigate the spotlight. "She's so great and wonderful", Holland said of his costar. Are Zendaya Coleman and Tom Holland really dating? Kirsten Dunst and Tobey Maguire embarked on a relationship while shooting "Spider-Man" in 2002, but had split before filming the third installment in 2007. (more...)
The Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest
- July 16, 2017

It has outperformed by 5.98% the S&P500. First Republic Investment Management Inc increased Occidental Pete Corp Del ( OXY ) stake by 1.28% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY ) jumped 0.37 percent and ended the day at $59.16. 151,309 are held by Sanctuary Wealth Advisors Ltd. Cohen Klingenstein Limited Co invested in 184,400 shares or 0.7% of the stock. (more...)
Iranian victor of mathematics Fields Medal dies Iranian victor of mathematics Fields Medal dies
- July 16, 2017

But also a daughter, a mother and a wife", he added in a subsequent post . The 40-year-old was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, which had spread to her bone marrow . I will be happy if it encourages young female scientists and mathematicians", Mirzakhani said at the time. Stanford says her work involved the geometric and dynamic complexities of curved surfaces such as spheres and doughnut shapes. (more...)
Sneak peek at Disney's 'Star Wars' galaxy not so far away Sneak peek at Disney's 'Star Wars' galaxy not so far away
- July 16, 2017

On Thursday night (13 July) at the D23 Expo in Anaheim , Florida , company bosses unveiled what has been described as "the most ambitious land" that Disney has ever worked on. "I mean, even the way you choose enter this part of the park will have an impact on your adventure". And because now (in the Star Wars universe, anyway) basically everyone uses light speed to barrel around the galaxy, this spaceport isn't quite as popular or well-known as it once was. (more...)
Turkey commemorates the July 15 Gülenist coup attempt Turkey commemorates the July 15 Gülenist coup attempt
- July 15, 2017

Gulen, who leads the Hizmet Movement, also known as the Gulenist movement, in Turkey , denied the allegations that he intends to flee the U.S. Mr Erdogan told the BBC . "We are relaxed", added the Turkish President, noting that Turkey "is able to stand on two feet". "Raising these cases will send a strong and important message that the United States remains deeply committed to safeguarding human rights and the rule of law across the globe". (more...)
JPMorgan Chase Announces 13% Increase In Second-Quarter Bottom Line JPMorgan Chase Announces 13% Increase In Second-Quarter Bottom Line
- July 15, 2017

Its down 0.16, from 1.09 in 2016Q3. Willingdon Wealth holds 0.79% or 19,436 shares. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, July 6 with "Neutral". The dividend will be $0.500 per share for the quarter which comes to $2.00 on an annualized basis. Van Cleef Asset Managementinc stated it has 0.68% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (more...)
Out-of-form McIlroy misses the cut at Scottish Open Out-of-form McIlroy misses the cut at Scottish Open
- July 15, 2017

Stenson, now ranked seventh in the world, missed the cut at the recent US Open but bounced back to form a week later in Munich, finishing 10th in the defence of his BMW International Open title. Noren, who turned 35 on Wednesday, tees up in the first round sitting in ninth place in the world rankings having captured a ninth Tour title in May courtesy of a sizzling final day and equal career low round of 62 that saw him win the BMW PGA Championship. (more...)
Beyonce Debuts First Photo of Twins Rumi and Sir Carter Beyonce Debuts First Photo of Twins Rumi and Sir Carter
- July 15, 2017

Beyoncé might consider a donation to some baby cause in the name of her pair. The sex of the two new additions to the Carter family is still unknown, however as long as they are happy and healthy (and we sure they are with Bey and Jay as parents!), that's all that matters. (more...)
Only Saif Ali Khan can pull off 'quirky' with so much swag Only Saif Ali Khan can pull off 'quirky' with so much swag
- July 15, 2017

Verma is set to take movie-goers on another roller-coaster ride with his directorial debut. Rohit Khattar and Ashi Dua are producing the movie under the production banner Cinestaan Film Company Pvt. It's a cross section of Mumbai with underworld goons, doomed bankers and idealistic lovers all mixed together in this karmic tale about love, crime and living a lifetime in one night! Shashwat Sachdev composed the music for Kaalakaandi . (more...)
Sinkhole swallows 2 homes, boat in Pasco County Sinkhole swallows 2 homes, boat in Pasco County
- July 15, 2017

Video shows the home collapsing into the hole. Pasco Fire Rescue, Emergency Management, county building inspectors and Duke Energy crews are responding. He told reporters that geologists from the state Department of Environmental Protection have verified that the current sinkhole is active and progressing, and have asked people to maintain a 200- to 300-foot perimeter. (more...)
Russian Federation sanctions bill stalled in House amid pushback from Trump
- July 15, 2017

Russian Federation has repeatedly denied interference in the U.S. presidential election and has called such allegations absurd. Politico reported Monday that House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) is frustrated with GOP leadership stalling and may introduce his own sanctions legislation to get the ball rolling. (more...)
U.S. grants visas to Afghan robotics team following public outcry U.S. grants visas to Afghan robotics team following public outcry
- July 14, 2017

The teenagers were denied access to the US under the president's executive order on travel after making multiple trips to their country's capital depsite the dangers of the war-torn region. The team will attend the FIRST Global Challenge , an annual robotics competition in Washington D.C. The competition brings together worldwide students and sheds light on global challenges as well as the importance of STEM education. (more...)
Corrupt former Federation Internationale de Football Association official Chuck Blazer dies aged 72, lawyer confirms Corrupt former Federation Internationale de Football Association official Chuck Blazer dies aged 72, lawyer confirms
- July 14, 2017

USA national team coach Bruce Arena was asked about Blazer's death following the Americans' 3-2 Gold Cup win over Martinique and told reporters: "I'm sorry for the passing of Chuck Blazer". At one stage, Blazer reportedly owned two apartments in Trump Tower, one for himself and another for his cats. US government agents stopped him on a Manhattan street, threatened him with arrest, and he became a government informant. (more...)
Rights Groups, Nobel Commission Express Regret Over Liu Xiaobo's Death Rights Groups, Nobel Commission Express Regret Over Liu Xiaobo's Death
- July 14, 2017

Republican Senator Tom Cotton said Liu Xiaobo has shown "a quiet but formidable courage that will live on in the hearts of all Chinese people who long to be free". In 2010, Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel peace prize for his struggle to seek political reforms in China. "My thoughts and prayers are with her, their family and the countless friends Liu Xiaobo had around the world". (more...)
Flash flood watch issued for Chenango, Delaware and Otsego Flash flood watch issued for Chenango, Delaware and Otsego
- July 14, 2017

Heavy thunderstorms are causing travel difficulties around southern Wisconsin because of flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for almost two dozen West Virginia counties through Friday evening. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads; find an alternate route. Strong storms and heavy rain are on the way for parts of Western Pennsylvania on Thursday . (more...)
Four young men reported missing in Bucks County Four young men reported missing in Bucks County
- July 13, 2017

The next update in the case is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday in Solebury, Weintraub said . Police on Monday arrested DiNardo on an unrelated gun charge. Not yet. Police on Monday arrested Cosmo DiNardo , 20, whose family owns the farm in Solebury Township that authorities searched. Sturgis and Meo worked together, while Finocchiaro was a mutual friend. (more...)
Florida beachgoers form 80-person human chain to save drowning family Florida beachgoers form 80-person human chain to save drowning family
- July 12, 2017

Simmons' husband and other men then began forming a human chain to rescue those who were trapped out in the rip current. Ursrey's mother suffered a major heart attack during the ordeal and remains hospitalized. "I knew I could get out there and get to them", she told the Panama City News Herald . And if it wasn't for fast-acting Jessica Simmons and her husband, the Ursrey family probably would've drowned. (more...)
No girls allowed: Japan's men-only island gets UNESCO nod No girls allowed: Japan's men-only island gets UNESCO nod
- July 11, 2017

From the 4th to 9th centuries, large scale rituals were conducted on the island, during which prayers were performed for safe ocean voyagers, according to the Okinoshima Heritage website . Okitsugu shrine of the Munakata Taisha at Okinoshima island , some 60 kilometres from Munakata city, Fukuoka prefecture. "Shinto treats blood as an impurity". (more...)
More Heavy Rain Forecast for Japan as Death Toll Rises to 16 More Heavy Rain Forecast for Japan as Death Toll Rises to 16
- July 11, 2017

Torrential rains started to inundate rivers and residential areas late Wednesday. While the seasonal rain front has reportedly moved north to the Korean Peninsula, according to the Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) there is still a chance of concentrated heavy rain in northern Kyushu due to the arrival of a warm, wet air mass. (more...)
NY Trooper Shot And Killed In Jefferson County NY Trooper Shot And Killed In Jefferson County
- July 11, 2017

The couple lived in a trailer on the property. U.S. Army soldier Justin Walters, 32, has been accused of killing his wife and a state trooper and injuring another woman on Sunday, July 9. The neighbor was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury, Watertown Daily Times learned . He's being held without bail. Walters didn't have a lawyer at the arraignment. (more...)
Two US planes hold terminating drills with South Korean powers Two US planes hold terminating drills with South Korean powers
- July 10, 2017

Pacific Air Forces said in a statement. As it turns out, North Korea was right about the missile test, and America wasn't happy with its actions and made a decision to return the favor with a supreme show of force . The Korean War was marked by deadly USA bombing campaigns in Korea. In a separate meeting, Abe and Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two sides to reinforce the foundations of ... (more...)
The British government has no involvement with the case of Charlie Gard The British government has no involvement with the case of Charlie Gard
- July 10, 2017

His comments come after two United States congressmen who offered the parents a U.S. resident status, in a bid to allow them to travel there for experimental treatment. "We believe, in common with Charlie's parents, it is right to explore this evidence", Great Ormond Street Hospital said in a statement Friday. Ms Yates added: "If he's still fighting, we're still fighting". (more...)
American tourist beaten dead in Greece American tourist beaten dead in Greece
- July 10, 2017

It is unclear why the fight broke out. It's unknown what started the altercation, but witnesses reported seeing Henderson surrounded by a crowd of as many as 10 people, according to local newspaper Kathimerini . The Henderson family said in a statement that they are devastated by the loss of their beloved son. University of Arizona President Robert C. (more...)
Mosul completely liberated from Daesh terrorist group Mosul completely liberated from Daesh terrorist group
- July 10, 2017

On Friday, the USA military officially confirmed a total of 603 civilian deaths in the US-led air campaign in Iraq and Syria , although independent research and human rights group estimate the figures to be significantly higher. The Iraqi advance began to slow. The militants control less than a square kilometer (less than a mile) of territory in the shattered city in northern Iraq, but they were using human shields, suicide bombers and snipers in a fight to the death . (more...)
Mom charged in kids' deaths in country illegally Mom charged in kids' deaths in country illegally
- July 09, 2017

The fifth child, Diana Romero, 9, has been hospitalized at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta where she is said to be in a serious but stable condition. "This is a horrendous crime not only for the victims but for the extended family, neighborhood and community". He said that she had begun acting differently, and was "a lot meaner" after the death of her father. (more...)
Delta flight returns to Seattle after passenger assaults flight attendant Delta flight returns to Seattle after passenger assaults flight attendant
- July 09, 2017

According to an FBI investigator's account, Hudek was served a single beer on the flight and did not appear to be impaired. Delta flight attendants receive seven to eight weeks of initial training and recurrent training of which a "significant portion" focuses on the safety of passengers and flight attendants , according to a Delta spokesperson. (more...)
Trump Pledges Quick Trade Deal With Post-Brexit Britain Trump Pledges Quick Trade Deal With Post-Brexit Britain
- July 09, 2017

May said Trump made clear "that he was very keen to come to London ". May is looking to secure a trade deal with the United States as Britain renegotiates its terms of trade with the European Union ahead of its withdrawal from the 28-nation bloc. (more...)
Isuzu MU-X, D-Max V-Cross become cheaper post GST Isuzu MU-X, D-Max V-Cross become cheaper post GST
- July 08, 2017

Automobile companies such as Tata Motors, Hyundai Motor India and Nissan Motor India on Thursday said that they have slashed vehicle prices post the introduction of the GST. The price of the mu-X, Isuzu's new 7-seater premium SUV has been revised to Rs. 22,38,358 (4X2 Variant) ex-showroom Chennai, a reduction of 8 %. The V-Cross and the MU-X have received a price cut, in-line with the incorporation of GST. (more...)
Air Force base evacuated as bomb squad investigates 'suspicious truck' Air Force base evacuated as bomb squad investigates 'suspicious truck'
- July 08, 2017

A police bomb squad and air wing were deployed to the scene. Security Forces were doing a routine vehicle inspection when around 9:00 A.M. when they detected something that caused response actions. No injuries have been reported at this time and the investigation is ongoing. The base is home to the 66th Medical Squadron and is one of five centers under the Air Force Materiel Command. (more...)

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