• Justin Thomas breaks record, but Brian Harman leads at US Open
Justin Thomas breaks record, but Brian Harman leads at US Open

Johnson is said to have texted a message of congratulations to Harman, who in turn thanked Johnson and wrote back, "I wanted no part of you in a playoff". Justin Thomas may have had one of the more entertaining birdies of the afternoon at the par-4 fifth. Right behind was a trio of players that included Rickie Fowler , who went 28 holes before ...

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  • HUD Secretary Ben Carson: Give Robert Mueller a chance on Russian Federation probe
HUD Secretary Ben Carson: Give Robert Mueller a chance on Russian Federation probe

Trump's tweet was part of an early-morning tweetstorm in which he went after the Russian Federation investigations and the " Fake News Media ". "That will continue to be the case because there's nothing there". "Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations ", Mr Rosenstein said. "The Department of Justice has a long-established pol...

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  • WaPo: Special Counsel Mueller Zeroing In On Jared Kushner's Finances
WaPo: Special Counsel Mueller Zeroing In On Jared Kushner's Finances

The president's tweet appeared to confirm a Washington Post report that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating him for obstruction of justice . Sad. Trump had viewed Sessions' recusal as unnecessary, even though Justice Department regulations made it nearly impossible to avoid. While the investigation had originally been focused o...

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  • Real Madrid have reportedly named their price for Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid have reportedly named their price for Cristiano Ronaldo

Meanwhile, Mexico forward Raul Jimenez, who plays his club football in Portugal with Benfica, is confident his team-mates can keep Ronaldo quiet at the Kazan Arena. Spanish prosecutors have accused the 32-year-old Ronaldo of defrauding the authorities of millions of euros in tax . Reports are sailing left and right that Cristiano Ronaldo h...

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  • US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia
US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday called on lawmakers to grant "flexibility" to the White House in dealing with Russian Federation as U.S. The Senate vote was welcomed by both Republicans and Democrats. To take effect, the measure would also have to pass the House of Representatives and be signed into law by President Donald T...

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  • India blank Canada 3-0 to virtually secure place in the quarters
India blank Canada 3-0 to virtually secure place in the quarters

Later in this tournament, as also other events this and next year, India will be up against the bigger teams at the Hero Hockey World League Finals in India , Commonwealth Games in Australia, Asian Games in Indonesia and World Cup also in India .

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  • Juneteenth celebrations to cause road closures in Austin
Juneteenth celebrations to cause road closures in Austin

Juneteenth has become either a state or ceremonial holiday in 45 of the 50 USA states, and hundreds are taught its importance annually at a celebration. This was Cleveland's first celebration of a significant date in African/American history. "We want to celebrate the achievement of civil rights, all civil rights in the United States", says Bell.

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  • Democrats Win Congressional Baseball Game After Steve Scalise Shooting
Democrats Win Congressional Baseball Game After Steve Scalise Shooting

Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Friday. Scalise had been at "imminent risk of death" when he was first brought into the hospital on Wednesday, and he received many units of transfused blood, Sava said. Republican John Shimkus is a roommate of Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise , who was shot during the incident. Inv...

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  • Amazon to acquire Whole Foods supermarket chain
Amazon to acquire Whole Foods supermarket chain

The deal, expected to close in the second half of this year, gives Amazon -- which has been experimenting with various physical store concepts to make establish itself as a food purveyor - an instant expanse of 460 high-end stores across the USA, in Canada and in the United Kingdom.

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  • Ben Carson: Give Mueller a chance on Russian Federation probe
Ben Carson: Give Mueller a chance on Russian Federation probe

Trump's digital volley appeared to be trained at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who recommended the firing last month of James Comey - an nearly unprecedented move that could yet imperil Trump's presidency. Several top intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by Mueller's team, according to reports in both The Washington P...

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  • Death toll rises to 30 in London fire tragedy
Death toll rises to 30 in London fire tragedy

British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a public inquiry into Wednesday's Grenfell Tower blaze after more than 50 people are thought to have died. Whole families are said to be among the missing, including Bassem Choukeir, his wife Nadia, her mother Sariyya and the couple's three daughters Mirna, Fatmeh and Zaynab.

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  • Theresa May takes cover from crowds on Grenfell Tower visit
Theresa May takes cover from crowds on Grenfell Tower visit

The Government has pledged to cover "further expenses" for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire , on top of the £5 million already promised. The death toll from Wednesday's fire has risen to 30 confirmed fatalities. "Our focus has been on those we know were in there, that we have been told were in Grenfell tower". During the video, Rania is ...

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  • Rosenstein Warns Americans: 'Exercise Caution' When Reading Anonymous Reports
Rosenstein Warns Americans: 'Exercise Caution' When Reading Anonymous Reports

The tweet came around 9:10 a.m. Friday. Trump spent Friday morning touting his economic policies and criticizing the investigation. Add all of that on top of Rosenstein's cryptic and unprecedented warning to the American people about "anonymous allegations", and things are looking shady all around.

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  • Seattle love, dread of activist investor help clinch Amazon M&A roles
Seattle love, dread of activist investor help clinch Amazon M&A roles

The company has experimented with fresh food delivery for years with Amazon Fresh. The Bentonville, Ark. -based retailer announced Friday that it had agreed to buy online clothing company Bonobos for $310 million. But in the hands of Amazon it would be a potent weapon against archrival Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, which dominates t...

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  • Turkish military base in Qatar a concern for Arab states
Turkish military base in Qatar a concern for Arab states

Saudi Arabia said today a Turkish military base similar to that built in neighbouring Qatar would not be welcome in the kingdom, insisting it is "not needed". The countries are at loggerheads over whether to reconcile with rival Iran and to be conciliatory toward political Islamist movements like the Muslim Brotherhood.

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  • Can Amazon persuade enough people to buy fresh food online?
Can Amazon persuade enough people to buy fresh food online?

Amazon's stock, which recently traded over $1,000 for the first time, was up $34.15, or 3.5 percent, at $998.56. "Supermarkets will now have to contend with not only competition with each other and non-traditional grocers like Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Target Corp, but with a retailer like Amazon which has the financial capacity to price aggressive...

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  • Top 3 miss US Open cut; 4-way tie for 1st
Top 3 miss US Open cut; 4-way tie for 1st

Open history. He's one shot back of the lead shared by four golfers who tee off later Saturday. Brooks Koepka , Tommy Fleetwood and Brian Harman were at 67, with Patrick Reed and Adam Hadwin in the group at 68. "We're in a good spot". "Even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, I think these last two rounds will serve...

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  • Prosecutors say they'll retry Bill Cosby
Prosecutors say they'll retry Bill Cosby

She called O'Neill "overly arrogant in collaborating with the district attorney", whom she described as "exploitatively ambitious". On Thursday, he told them it was "too early" for them to determine they were deadlocked and asked them to give it another go, but ultimately they could not reach a verdict.

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  • Some states review election systems for signs of intrusion
Some states review election systems for signs of intrusion

One thing Democrats and Republicans should agree on is that we should be doing everything in our power to guarantee the sovereignty of our county and the integrity of our elections. In an interview with the Herald/Times, Citrus Supervisor of Elections Susan Gill said she, too, recalled receiving it. There also is no indication to date of the rep...

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  • Brexit talks to start on EU's terms
Brexit talks to start on EU's terms

Brexit talks start Monday without clarity on what the exact nature of the UK's departure from Europe will be. "It is indeed our understanding that the agenda of the first negotiation round consists of issues related to the first phase of negotiations, which means citizens, money, Northern Ireland and some other exit-related questions", one dip...

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