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Harman leads US Open by 1 shot heading into final round

Thomas eagled his final hole to shoot the lowest single-round score in relation to par in U.S. Open history. McIlroy however, who is returning from a hip and back injury, put a fearless face on his second consecutive missed cut at a US Open following his exit at the halfway stage in 2016. Read More »

Macron's party on course for record parliament majority

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Historian Didier Maus, who sits on France's Constitutional Council, said voters had rejected "everything that represented the system before and we're trying something else". "How can you imagine that the population, half of which didn't go to vote. agrees to the directives that are the result of this situation?" French voters are going to the polls again today in the second round of parliamentary elections. Read More »

Double bogey taints Hadwin's second round at US Open

Open ". "Showed up for the last six holes, anyway", said the four-times major victor, who made four birdies on his second nine, including his finishing hole, the par-three ninth. "Gave myself a lot more looks", McIlroy said. Ironically, while others were glad to see the unusually wide and generous fairways at Erin Hills, Day thought it might have been a hindrance for him. Read More »

Was gunman ready to head home before VA shooting?

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The attacker, who was shot by Scalise's security detail and later died, was an IL man whose social media postings showed anger at Trump and the Republicans. When that woman's boyfriend confronted Hodgkinson, he struck him in the face with a shotgun before firing off a round as the man fled, a police report said. Read More »

Trump Plans Major Restrictions on Cuba Travel

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According to the draft, Donald Trump will justify those actions on the grounds that these respond to 'key interests of national security and solidarity with the Cuban people.' Such an argument, however, is contrary to what has been recently expressed by a great number of economic, political and social circles, stressing the rapprochement to Cuba as the most beneficial for both nations. Read More »

Democrats and Republicans show unity on ballfield to honor wounded colleague

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A mere 36 hours before the first pitch , their colleague Steve Scalise was shot in the hip by a Republican-hating gunman while practicing for the big game. During his visit, Trump also met with Capitol Police special agent Crystal Griner, who was shot while returning gunfire during the attack. "It just shows how resilient these politicians are". Read More »

Angry Trump decries being target of Russian links probe

The Justice Department's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, including the Trump campaign's 2016 data analytics operation; his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn; and Kushner's own contacts with Russians, according to U.S. Read More »

Trump confirms he's under federal investigation, fires angry tweets

He followed that post up by calling the Russian Federation probe "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" The president did not directly address allegations that he is being probed for possibly obstructing justice - a potentially impeachable offense. Read More »

The Ships of Sail Boston 2017

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Tall ships from Europe, South America and the USA are converging on the city as part of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, a trans-Atlantic race spanning the United Kingdom, Bermuda and other locations. At Fish Pier, across from the World Trade Center, ships like the "Picton Castle" from Nova Scotia, "Guayas" from Ecuador and "Oliver Hazard Perry" from Newport, Rhode Island welcomed guests to inspect their polished decks and mysterious interiors down below. Read More »

United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

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Steve Scalise and the other victims. The hospital has further stated that Scalise will need to undergo further operations. "He's in some trouble". Trump is also crediting the congressman for bringing people together. He died later from injuries sustained in a shootout with police. After the hospital visit, Pence headed to Miami for a conference on Central America and meetings with the leaders of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. Read More »

Play Ball! Congressional Baseball Game Goes On in Defiance of Shooting

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As his colleagues played baseball in his honor Thursday evening, MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical gave an update on Rep. Steve Scalise, who remains in critical condition but has improved. Those who witnessed the attack say a lone gunman armed with a rifle opened fire on the Republican lawmakers as they warmed up and took batting practice. Read More »

Doctors Upgrade Rep. Scalise's Condition To 'Serious'

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Suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner , and House GOP aide Zack Barth. When Rep. Roger Williams returned to the Capitol on Wednesday, visibly shaken and on crutches following the shooting at the Republicans' congressional baseball practice that morning, the first thing he addressed was the response of Capitol Police officers on site. Read More »

Megyn Kelly Defends Alex Jones Interview

On his radio show Monday, he said the interview was "rigged" and fake news , and accused Kelly of misleading him. Hence, it is not a surprise that the interview has caused widespread disbelief among many and the Sandy Hook Promise Foundation has reacted swiftly by announcing that Megyn Kelly will no longer be the host at their gala night. Read More »

Critics fear Justice Dept. Deputy Attorney General could be sacked next

Also, it was Rosenstein who appointed Robert S. Mueller III as the special counsel to lead that investigation after Comey was sacked. A person familiar with Mueller's inquiry, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Thursday Mueller was looking into whether Trump or others attempted to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

US Senate overwhelmingly approves new sanctions on Russia, Iran

The Senate passed the bill, which also includes additional sanctions on Iran , by an overwhelming 98-2 vote with Sens. Rand Paul (R -KY) and Bernie Sanders (I - VT). "We've been interacting with the state department and, again, we'll see what happens", he told reporters. Putin had previously dismissed the proposed sanctions, saying they reflected an internal political struggle in the United States, and that Washington had always used such methods as a means of trying to contain ... Read More »

President Trump confirms he is under investigation

Trump has fueled the concern in Congress by repeatedly calling the congressional and executive investigations into his campaign's ties with Russian Federation a " witch hunt ". Although he was strongly critical of some of Mr Comey's testimony , the US President said last week the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief had vindicated him when he said Mr Trump was not the subject of the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Justin Thomas shoots record-equalling 63 at US Open

Justin Rose. The 26 year-old Englishman spent more than two years inside the top 100 of golf's World Ranking between April 2014 and May 2016 before a season of bad play dropped him all the way down to 188th. "It's still Saturday - 36 holes is a very long time in a U.S. Open". When the cut came out on Friday, Erin Hills was shaping up as the Conspicuous by Their Absence Open. Read More »

US Navy ship collides with merchant vessel off coast of Japan

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John Richardson. Japan's Nippon Yusen KK, which charters the container ship , ACX Crystal , said in a statement on Saturday it would "cooperate fully" with the Coast Guard's investigation of the incident. Images broadcast by NHK showed the United States ship has been struck on its starboard side next to its Aegis radar arrays behind its vertical launch tubes. Read More »

Scalise upgraded from critical to serious

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Hodgkinson, was fatally shot by police. Mr Scalise's surgeon said he can hope to make an "excellent recovery", despite being seriously ill when he arrived at hospital after the shooting in Virginia last week. He remains in critical condition. "After discharge he will need a period of healing and rehabilitation". Hodgkinson - an IL home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park - had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. Read More »

US Open Still Up For Grabs

Paul Casey , Tommy Fleetwood , Brian Harman and Brooks Koepka are out in front on seven under par. He is 1 over for his round with six holes. Thomas started his record round with birdies on the first two holes. Casey had an action-packed second round. And after Haotong Li made a small piece of history Friday by surviving the halfway cut at the U.S. Open, he closed out a frustrating third round with a quadruple-bogey at the par-5 18th on Saturday. Read More »