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British Open: Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka, Matt Kuchar claim lead at Birkdale


The American had not played since his maiden major win at the US Open last month. "You're Rory McIlroy , what are you doing?" There was a bounce in his step on Friday at the British Open . No more blank stares after wayward shots. And some of it had to do with timing. "It hasn't been the year that I had planned, but these things sort of crop up out of nowhere and they challenge us", McIlroy, who suffered a rib injury in January, told a news conference on Wednesday. Read More »

Attorneys fees awarded to plaintiff in Kim Davis case


But it is the state, not county government, which controls and regulates marriage, Bunning said in his ruling. Bunning jailed her several days for refusing to do her job until a compromise was worked out that allowed other people in her office to issue the documents. Read More »

Prince George's fourth birthday marked with formal portrait photo


Previous photos released to celebrate his birthday were taken by his mother Kate in an informal setting. Kensington Palace released new photo of Prince George on Friday in anticipation of his birthday on July 22. I've never seen a photo of Prince George that wasn't cute, but this one really takes the cake. It comes at the end of a week-long European tour for William , Kate and their two children. Read More »

Parliamentarian deals setback to GOP repeal bill

Legislation must have a significant economic impact and can not merely change policy ― otherwise it is subject to 60 votes. Yet the Senate's referee - the parliamentarian - can scratch policy changes that aren't related to the budget during a vetting process known in Capitol-speak as the " Byrd bath ". Read More »

Canada sends more troops to tackle British Columbia wildfires


It has been two weeks since raging fires forced mass evacuations and prompted the province to declare a state of emergency. The current state of emergency expires Friday and Horgan said he regrets having to lengthen it. On Thursday, a low pressure system tracked across British Columbia, bringing heavy showers and cooler temperatures, although emergency officials said the rain was sporadic and only fell in certain areas. Read More »

Jeff Sessions announces Justice Department will increase asset forfeiture


In March, the Office of the Inspector General reported that, from 2007 to 2016, the DEA seized $3.2 billion in cash from individuals who were not charged. "Ramping up adoptive forfeitures would circumvent much of the progress state legislatures have made to curb forfeiture abuse". "Criminals shouldn't be able to keep the proceeds of their crime, but innocent Americans shouldn't lose their right to due process, or their private property rights, in order to make that happen". Read More »

Trump Jr., Manafort in Talks With Grassley About Testimony

Trump Jr. and Manafort are negotiating with the committee and have reached an agreement to instead meet with staffers and members of the committee instead of testifying under oath. Those documents are due to the committee by August 2. But Grassley and Feinstein did issue a subpoena Friday night for Glenn Simpson, the CEO of Fusion GPS, a firm behind the production of a dossier depicting salacious but unverified details of Donald Trump's experience in Moscow. Read More »

Helicopter crash lands in Sherman Oaks near the 101 and 405 Freeways


A helicopter made a crash landing Friday afternoon on a side road near the 101 Highway and 405 Freeway in Sherman Oaks, California. All were outside the helicopter when firefighters arrived. No one on the ground was injured, authorities said, and no buildings were damaged. From the scene, Hart described the incident as a "successfully completed emergency landing", and said he was in contact with the FAA , which will investigate the incident. Read More »

Minneapolis police chief steps down following Justine Diamond shooting


Embattled Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau has resigned after coming under fire for not returning from a holiday when an officer shot a unarmed Australian woman Justine Damond. "Janeé Harteau has served the Minneapolis Police Department and the people of Minneapolis for 30 years with vision, determination, and strength". "It's been an honor to serve the residents of Minneapolis and the officers of the Minneapolis Police Department". Read More »

Meet The New White House Communications Director


As his first act on the job, Scaramucci announced that Sarah Huckabee Sanders would be the new press secretary. Speaking to CNN's Dana Bash , Spicer said he wanted to "give the president and new team a clean slate". It's been rumored that Spicer would be fired or reassigned - but his exit is now official. Spicer is not the only person who was upset by the move, though. Read More »

Technicals Under Review For Shares of BetaShares S&P/ASX 200 Resources Sector ETF

Developed by Larry Williams, this indicator helps spot overbought and oversold market conditions. Aroon Up will be 100 when the instrument is setting new highs for the period. The RSI was developed by J. Welles Wilder, and it oscillates between 0 and 100. A CCI reading of +100 may represent overbought conditions, while readings near -100 may indicate oversold territory. Read More »

Historical FPS Day of Infamy Introduces Second Free Update

Day of Infamy's adaption of this battle has the Wehrmacht players attempt to push back the Commonwealth forces and successful capture Dunkirk . The update, inspired by the Christopher Nolan war movie, has made its debut today. Day of Infamy's creative director Andrew Spearin said the Dunkirk map has "a unique gameplay perspective" since it inverts the typical formula by ending on the beach rather than starting there. Read More »

Trump still has confidence in Sessions, White House says


Thursday morning, a stunned Sessions gamely said he would stay on "as long as that is appropriate", and he said it with McCabe and Rosenstein by his side. Yet Trump doesn't lose sight of the newspaper's importance, he said. Sessions and President Trump have threatened to cut off some federal funding to Philadelphia and other cities that have adopted policies limiting cooperation with U.S. Read More »

Ancelotti Working On Making Sanches An AC Milan Fan


Sanches, the Portugal global, was heavily linked to a switch to Old Trafford prior to making a move to Bayern, and it now seems that, twelve months on, he is ready to reignite his career after a hard first season outside Portugal. "I'm always happy to face Milan because I'm still a Milan fan and I push my players to become Milan fans". Despite these awards and performances winning him his first big money move to Bayern Munich , Sanches' career really hasn't taken off in the way he might ... Read More »

Texas adds jobs in June, but unemployment rate rises in San Antonio


Rankin said that job growth has been powered by the economies of the state's metro areas, including Houston, which has been building its workforce and economy as it pulls out of the oil slump. Manufacturing had its largest over-the-year employment gain since July 2012 with 4,600 jobs added in June. San Antonio-New Braunfels area workers fell by 2,600 in June, raising the local jobless rate to 3.9 percent. Read More »

Collen Norby: Defending a free and fair internet requires your support


The few emails by FCC staffers that were released to Gizmodo are entirely redacted. The FCC declined to release another another 209 pages of records. "It's not some kind of "onerous regulation on industry" - it is simply about protecting everyone's freedom to communicate in the modern world". The FCC plan for net neutrality rollbacks was recently endorsed by the Trump administration. Read More »

United States cuts off payments to Pakistan military, Pentagon says


This is not the first time the Pentagon has decided not to make military reimbursements. As a result of the notification by Defence Secretary Mattis to Congress, the Department of Defence has reprogrammed remaining Coalition Support Funds, which is Dollars 350 million, to other accounts, Stump said. Read More »