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Koepka caps record week with Open title

McIlroy won by eight on a long, wet course, and Koepka won by four on a course that was long and damp for three days, but dry and windswept on Sunday. But a par at 13, Koepka admitted afterward, meant even more. As Koepka picked up momentum, Harman began to lose steam. Knowing for sure he would walk away the champion. Read More »

New exterior cladding used on London's Grenfell Tower may have been banned

The inquiry should not leave local people with any sense that they've been "short-changed, or that there has been a cover-up or whitewash", he said, adding that those who need legal representation should get adequate funding for it. Investigative teams have now been on every storey of the tower. Asked why the material was used, he added: "There are two separate questions". The names of those who died are beginning to emerge. Read More »

Cosby team triumphant, but retrial, lawsuits loom


Cosby and his publicity team emerged triumphant from the courthouse on Saturday. Prosecutors said minutes after a judge declared the mistrial on Saturday that they will retry the 79-year-old actor and comedian. He also found success with his "Fat Albert" animated TV show and starred in commercials for Jell-O pudding. Cosby has suggested he hopes to resume his career and his role as a public moralist. Read More »

Vehicle strikes several pedestrians in London

She added: "Everyone was shouting "a van's hit people". "One man was pronounced dead at the scene". And he just came into all of us. Mohammed Shafiq of the Ramadhan Foundation, a Muslim organisation which speaks out against extremism, said: "I utterly condemn the senseless and evil van attack against Muslim worshippers outside the Finsbury Park Mosque in London ". Read More »

Congressman Scalise still critical but has improved


Colleagues said Scalise dragged himself away from the infield leaving a trail of blood as they rushed to his assistance. "When he arrived he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said, adding that the Louisiana lawmaker is expected to be in the hospital for weeks. Read More »

Banned materials suspected in London fire


The government is carrying out an "urgent inspection" of roughly 2,500 similar tower blocks across the country to assess their safety. The tragedy has provoked a huge response from nearby communities that have donated food and shelter to the victims. Read More »

Protesters March To Downing Street After London Fire


Firefighters searching the smoldering ruin in west London have recovered six bodies from the 24-story Grenfell Tower , while 11 others have been located but can not yet be removed from the gutted structure. "It's disgraceful. I don't think people are going to stand for this much longer", she added. In the burned-out hull of Grenfell Tower , forensic teams and others picked through the wreckage apartment by apartment in the 120-unit tower. Read More »

Cheryl pays Father's Day tribute to 'most awesome daddy' Liam Payne


Liam hinted that he was pining for his newborn son when he posted a video via Instagram Stories on Sunday which featured a bear emoji and the words "miss you" next to it. "Happy Mother's Day everyone!" He also retweeted some screenshots showing how his fans had wished him a Happy Father's Day . They welcomed their first child together, a son named Bear , back in March. Read More »

Money in the Bank 2017 - Predictions & Analysis


With Zack Ryder's recent return to WWE programming after a lengthy layoff due to injury, The Hype Bros have re-emerged as a threat in the Smackdown Live tag team division. It has been promoted to huge proportions with the first ever women's Money in the Bank match. The WWE Championship, Smackdown Women's Championship, and Smackdown tag team Championships will also be defended at the event. Read More »

Kajal Aggarwal: Nene Raju Nene Mantri is a special film


She again reunited with the director Teja. Lakshmi Kalyanam was the first movie of the Kajal Agarwal. She had also acted as heroine in a few Telugu films before that. "Working with friends is always fun, and this had been good days of work". The actress said her 50th film is very special to her for many reasons. Touted to be a political drama, the film is set to see a widespread release in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu. Read More »

Queen profoundly struck' by nation rallying in face of 'terrible tragedy'


On the figure of 58, he said: "I really hope it won't, but it may increase", while adding that "it might be that some of those are safe and well", and for some reason, had not yet made themselves known to the police. He said tower block residents were "terrified that the same thing could happen to them". The queen has expressed her sympathies to families of victims of the blaze that ripped through the 24-story building, killing at least 30. Read More »

George and Amal Clooney welcome twins Ella and Alexander


George Clooney and wife Amal have welcomed their twins. " George is sedated and should recover in a few days", the actor's publicist Stan Rosenfeld said in a statement on behalf of the couple. Props for gestating these children in what seemed like half the time. "All I know is that it sort of changed everything in terms of what I thought my future - my future personal future - was going to be", he told People in 2015. Read More »

Fantastic Fakhar hits maiden ton as Pakistan post huge target

Amir, who received a five-year ban from all cricket and served three months in prison following a conviction for spot-fixing in 2010, removed Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli . But this crazy-good Pakistan side had other ideas. Fakhar ought to have been out for 3 in the fourth over, caught behind, but Jasprit Bumrah delivered a no ball. Read More »

'Dead' baby found alive before burial


Medical Superintendent Dr AK Rai said they had started an inquiry to find out why the 22-week-old premature baby was declared dead, but he maintained that there was no medical negligence, The Indian Express reported. "This gross negligence should be punished", Mr. Rohit said. Pratima Mittal, head of Safdarjung Hospital's Gynaecology and Obstetrics Department, said there is a medical norm which prevents doctors from reviving a pre-mature baby with a weight below 500 gms, if found lifeless ... Read More »

Grenfell Tower residents criticise 'invisible' estate managers

After she met with fire victims, volunteers and local leaders, British Prime Minister Theresa May said support for families following the fire was "not good enough ". When the prime minister visited the west London site of the fire on Thursday she spoke only to emergency services. This will ensure those involved in the response to the tragedy are able "to receive targeted support should they need it", Downing Street said. Read More »

US Open golf won by Brooks Koepka in record-matching score

Open signalled that it can be considered complete with neither Phil Mickelson and/or Tiger Woods teeing up at major for the first time since the 1994 U.S. Jordan Spieth may not have finished in the top either, but he had one of the best rounds Sunday at -3. In the tournament within the tournament, Highland Park High product and Texas rising senior Scottie Scheffler edged Texas A&M rising senior Cameron Champ by one stroke for low amateur honors. Read More »

'Man Of Steel' 2 Might Introduce Supergirl To DC's Big Screen Universe


If you pay attention to the fanbase around the DCEU - and in particular Zack Snyder's movies - you'll know that there's nothing modern DC movie fans like more than theorising on and agonising over Batman v Superman . Melissa Benoit now plays the character on CW's Supergirl , but with DC keeping their cinematic and television universes separate, it would likely mean that if this rumour were true, they would be introducing a new actress into the role. Read More »

Burling, Kiwis beat Oracle third time in America's Cup

Burling kept his composure, rounding the fifth gate with his 49 second advantage intact, and from that point there was no looking back Emirates Team New Zealand crossed the finish line almost a minute ahead of the U.S. "We've been here before, it's not over", he said. "Today was a really good day for us", Burling said. "We basically handed that first race to them". Read More »

UK: London apartment tower used banned siding in renovation

A top former Conservative politician and Times of London columnist blasted May over her handling of the fire, and said that she must resign. "I really hope it won't, but it may increase", he said. Opposition Labour Party lawmaker David Lammy said that the government and the police should immediately seize all documents relating to the building's renovation to prevent the destruction of evidence that could show criminal wrongdoing. Read More »