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Dufner has another 65 and opens big lead at Memorial

One of the smartest things he's done recently was to stay with Fowler in Jupiter, Florida, last winter. Part of this is the insane Sunday weather that prompted a pair of delays, but part of it is that the golfers involved tend to get wildly different results from round to round. [Full Article...]

Moment Donald Trump seems to be snubbed by new French President

Moment Donald Trump seems to be snubbed by new French President In a new interview with Le Journal du Dimanche , Macron told the paper that the handshake was " a moment of truth ". Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken when he found himself in an unexpected standoff with United States counterpart Donald Trump Thursday. [Full Article...]

West Africa bloc agrees "in principle" on Morocco membership

West Africa bloc agrees Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Senegal's President Macky Sall announced on Sunday that the diplomatic crisis between the two countries has ended. In February , King Mohamed informed the president of ECOWAS of Morocco's interest in joining the organization. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the outgoing chairperson of ECOWAS. [Full Article...]

FIFA 'in regular contact' with Qatar amid growing diplomatic dispute

Through its national press agency, Saudi Arabia issued a statement accusing their neighbours of "harbouring a multitude of terrorist and sectarian groups that aim to create instability in the region". Trump and other U.S. officials participated in a ceremonial sword dance in a trip to Saudi Arabia last month. Shiite Iran has had no diplomatic ties with most of the mainly Sunni Gulf states sinc... [Full Article...]

Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar

Maldives follows Saudi Arabia, Egypt in severing ties with Qatar Gulf Arab states and Egypt have already long resented Qatar's support for extremists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood which they regard as a risky political enemy. On 23 May, news emerged that the website and social media accounts of the Qatar News Agency had been hacked, allegedly carrying "fake news" reports relating to Qatari emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. [Full Article...]

Coal industry welcomes Donald Trump's climate change move

As Trump made his announcement, we saw the world's leaders condemn Trump's move and pledge to take further action to meet the global targets set out in the Paris Accord along with countless states in the U.S. But Kerry said Sunday he doesn't regret the White House bypassing the Senate for approval on the agreement. President Trump announced this afternoon that the USA will withdraw from ... [Full Article...]

'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues Muguruza, who lost 6-1 3-6 6-3, came back after a minute and said she would take any question. I was ready for that but apparently she was not, but I don't think there was anything unfair or bad. Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki also moved into the quarter-finals with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 win over Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova . "It's still going. [Full Article...]

U.S. states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Before President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris climate agreement on Thursday, he said he'd like to share an update on the country's "tremendous economic progress since Election Day on November 8". [Full Article...]

Etihad and Emirates suspend flights to Qatar as diplomatic ties are cut

Etihad and Emirates suspend flights to Qatar as diplomatic ties are cut In response the boycott decision released by the aforementioned states against Qatar , the Qatar Foreign Affairs Ministry released a statement in which it expressed its sorrow and bewilderment regarding the boycott issued from Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE. [Full Article...]

Cyclone Mora Hits Bangladesh With Heavy Wind And Rain

However Abul Hashim, a spokesman for the disaster management department, told AFP the authorities only evacuated the most vulnerable from low-lying coastal areas. Officials said the cyclone killed at least seven people, including the person found by the Indian Navy, and destroyed or damaged more than 20,000 homes. [Full Article...]

Kiwi driver Scott Dixon robbed at gunpoint in US

Kiwi driver Scott Dixon robbed at gunpoint in US New Zealander Scott Dixon will chase his second Indy 500 victory from P1 next Sunday. " Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti are completely fine after being held up last night by two men at a fast-food restaurant", the team said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar

Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar Riyadh also accused Doha of supporting Iran-backed "terrorist activities" in Saudi Arabia's Shiite-dominated area of Qatif, as well as in Bahrain, both of which have seen Shiite unrest over the past six years. "We certainly would encourage the parties to sit down together and address these differences", he was quoted by Al Jazeera as saying in Sydney. With an estimated US$335 billion of a... [Full Article...]

Fans in near-stampede in Turin as Champions League match

Fans in near-stampede in Turin as Champions League match Real defeated Juventus 4-1 to win the Champions League for the 12th time. Two were reportedly in serious condition. Crowds of around 20,000 Juventus fans had gathered in what was the designated viewing area to watch the recently concluded final of the UEFA Champions League between Juventus , a club based in Turin , and Spanish club Real Madrid. [Full Article...]

Are You On Twitter? US Journalist Megyn Kelly Asks Modi, Gets Trolled

While shaking hands with Kelly Narendra Modi said, I saw your tweet with umbrella... and she replied, Oh really! did you? Kelly then asked Modi, "Are you on Twitter? ". Megyn Kelly donned an eye-popping outfit in her new role as an NBC News anchor. Kelly also is expected to take over NBC's weekday 9 a.m. [Full Article...]

Trump raps Justice appeal in travel ban case

The second order removed Iraq from the list of banned countries. Trump tweeted, reasoning that importing fewer people from countries that hate us couldn't possibly hurt and might even save lives down the road. In an appearance on NBC's "Today Show", Conway said people should pay attention to what the president is doing, saying people in England had tried to inform authorities about the terrorists ... [Full Article...]

After Viral Video, Experts Say Don't Feed Sea Lions

After Viral Video, Experts Say Don't Feed Sea Lions Fujiwara told the CBC that some of the onlookers began feeding the sea lion bread crumbs before the unnamed girl chose to sit precariously close to the dock's edge. However, this group would soon learn this sea lion is anything but harmless. "When we see performing animals, like at the circus, we get false information about whether animals like to be around people". [Full Article...]

ISIS Claims Responsibility for London Bridge Terrorist Incident That Left Seven Dead

She vowed to crack down on extremist content that can be found online even as the police detained 11 people - seven women and four men - in two raids conducted in east London . London Mayor Sadiq Khan has "more important things to do" than respond to an "ill-informed" tweet sent by US President Donald Trump after the London terror attack , his office said Sunday. [Full Article...]

It Sure Looks Like the Pope Threw Some Shade at Donald Trump

It Sure Looks Like the Pope Threw Some Shade at Donald Trump President Trump's commitment to fighting extremism and intolerance will win approval from the Pope , as will his determination to bring peace to the Middle East. Trump's gift to Pope Francis was a set of books written by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Advisor Stephen Bannon, whose Brietbart News wrote stories critical of the pope during his clash with Trump , also returned to Wa... [Full Article...]

Survivors come together on National Cancer Survivors Day

Survivors come together on National Cancer Survivors Day And Craig pointed out that's appropriate since cancer survivors are indeed superheroes in so many ways. "It's been 11 years since I had cancer, and I'm only here primarily because of family, the doctors, and because of Avera". The survivors averaged 28 years of age by the time the study was done. The 15-year cumulative incidence of severe health conditions decreased from 12.7% among childhood c... [Full Article...]

Korean Official Suspended Over US Missile Defense Report

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin on Wednesday warned President Moon Jae-in that Washington could divert the money for the THAAD missile defense battery that has been stationed here somewhere else. Japan was reported as considering hosting two THAAD batteries to complement land-based Patriot missiles and Aegis systems of its destroyers. We face tough budget times in Washington. [Full Article...]


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