• Spieth in elite company because of majors, not style points
Spieth in elite company because of majors, not style points

Kuchar, who had been the joint leader with Spieth after the opening round, shot a final round of 69, which could have been better but for a bogey at the last. The Texan was concerned he was going to have a similar experience in Southport when his tee shot at 13 went nearly 100 yards to the right and ended up in an unplayable position on a rough-c...

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  • Man Killed in Shootout Had Threatened to Kill Relative, Co-Workers
Man Killed in Shootout Had Threatened to Kill Relative, Co-Workers

A St. Louis County Police cruiser was seen with four bullet holes in the front windshield following the pursuit. The suspect possibly held that man, along with his family, at gunpoint while carjacking another citizen's vehicle at gunpoint, before driving away southbound on Interstate 55, police said.

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  • Price: White House Expects A 'Positive Outcome' On Obamacare Repeal Vote
Price: White House Expects A 'Positive Outcome' On Obamacare Repeal Vote

The Senate will vote on Tuesday on whether to open debate on an overhaul of the law, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promising an open amendment process and a "robust" debate. The Republicans' push to repeal Obamacare in the Senate has seen even more fits and starts than in the House, where the bill once seemed dead and th...

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  • Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance
Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

Despite hopes, new metal detectors Israel installed at Al-Aqsa Mosque? following a deadly shootout? would be removed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed little after his weekly cabinet meeting. They were also at the root of the current violence which began last week when Arab gunmen fired from the shrine, killing two Israeli polic...

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  • Winston Blackmore found guilty of polygamy in landmark BC trial
Winston Blackmore found guilty of polygamy in landmark BC trial

Despite an ongoing investigation against them, charges were not filed against Blackmore, 60, and Oler, 53, until three years after the Supreme Court ruled in 2011 that the inherent harm caused by polygamy justified the restriction of religious freedom.

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  • Texas congressman blames female senators over failed healthcare bill
Texas congressman blames female senators over failed healthcare bill

As for the Senate Republicans' plans, one bill would limit the benefits of Obamacare by reducing subsidies for the poor and elderly (some argue it's even worse than the House version ). John McCain not been able to return to the Senate (he has been out since being diagnosed with brain cancer , but plans to return on Tuesday), Collins' vote wo...

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  • Arab Quartet Lists 9 Qatar-backed Terrorist Entities in Libya, Yemen
Arab Quartet Lists 9 Qatar-backed Terrorist Entities in Libya, Yemen

The announcement by the four states comes after the end of a trip by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Riyadh, Kuwait and Doha to try to mediate the crisis, which broke out on June 5, when the four countries cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar and established a maritime, land and air blockade after accusing it of "financing and supporti...

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  • China urges quick political decisions on Korean Peninsula issue
China urges quick political decisions on Korean Peninsula issue

When such equipment is seen arriving, a launch can occur within the next six days, he added. "The worldwide community should respond to North Korea's military provocations of nuclear and missile tests with pressure and sanctions, but only in a way that eventually brings the North to the negotiating table", the ministry quoted Kang as saying.

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  • Universal Orlando Closing Dragon Challenge Roller Coasters September 5
Universal Orlando Closing Dragon Challenge Roller Coasters September 5

Rowling's Wizarding World, where you will encounter some of your favorite characters and creatures", the post read. Dozens of action-packed sequences from across the world could serve as perfectly mineable story material - say, any of Harry's escapes from Privet Drive, the Order of the Phoenix Ministry battle, or the entire high-stakes DIDYOUPU...

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  • Dutton agreed to consider asylum resettlement in Australia, UN official says
Dutton agreed to consider asylum resettlement in Australia, UN official says

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday urged Australia to stop detaining refugees and close down its offshore detention centres in Papua New Guinea and Nauru . The one-off deal with the U.S. was announced last November. There were fears President Donald Trump may not honour the deal, however he has recommitted to it.

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  • Arizona Hikers Stranded By Flooding Are Rescued
Arizona Hikers Stranded By Flooding Are Rescued

The sheriff's department writes on Facebook that all too often hikers hit the trail after the rain to take advantage of cooler temperatures, without realizing they may be walking into a flash flooding danger zone. Officials said most of the flooding was taking place in the Windham area, where flood waters were entering homes. "When that water cam...

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  • U.S. judge halts deportation of 1400 Iraqis
U.S. judge halts deportation of 1400 Iraqis

U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith on Monday granted a preliminary injunction request made by attorneys for the Iraqi nationals who had asked him to halt their deportation, saying they would be persecuted in Iraq. A representative for the United States attorney's office in Detroit was not immediately available for comment. Goldsmith state...

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  • Federico Bernardeschi arrives for Juventus medical ahead of expected £38m Fiorentina exit
Federico Bernardeschi arrives for Juventus medical ahead of expected £38m Fiorentina exit

Juventus have revealed that they will pay the €40m (£35.72m) fee over the next three years, with Bernardeschi becoming their sixth first-team signing of the summer. "I've always said that Gigi [Buffon] is an example, not only for me but for everybody, and he's from the same city as me". The winger has been on global duty with the Italy under-21 si...

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  • Indian scientist Professor Yash Pal passes away
Indian scientist Professor Yash Pal passes away

A scientist, known for his contribution towards the study of cosmic rays, he had been chairman of the UGC between 1986 and 1991. Pal was born in 1926 in Jhang, British India, now part of Pakistan. Pal was also the recipient of several awards including the Indira Gandhi Prize for Popularization of Science in 2000 and The Meghnad Saha Medal in 2006...

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  • AL Politicians Weigh-In on the USS Gerald R. Ford
AL Politicians Weigh-In on the USS Gerald R. Ford

President Donald Trump speaks while having lunch with services members in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. "We will win", Trump said. "We want the best equipment, but we want it built ahead of schedule and we want it built under budget", he said. "We demand victory and we will have total victory, beli...

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  • Supreme Court allows 10-year-old rape victim abort pregnancy
Supreme Court allows 10-year-old rape victim abort pregnancy

Even though her pregnancy had crossed the stipulated 20-week limit for abortion in India, a court initially greenlighted the abortion after taking into consideration advice from medical professionals. The girl's pregnancy was only discovered recently after her parents took her to hospital when she complained of stomach pain. She has stopped going t...

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  • Graswald pleads guilty in drowning death of fiancé
Graswald pleads guilty in drowning death of fiancé

The DA said she cruelly moved the paddle away from him as he was struggling to stay afloat in the frigid water. Graswald reportedly admitted to knowing he Viafore was drinking, that the weather was going to be potentially unsafe, and that her fiancé was not wearing the proper gear.

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  • Bihar DM gets overzealous; asks villager to sell his wife
Bihar DM gets overzealous; asks villager to sell his wife

Replying to which, DM said, "I will talk to you". Tanuj had visited the villages in the Aurangabad district and also met the locals there to spread awareness about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, building toilets in homes and why open defecation was bad for citizens, India Today reported.

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  • Suspension of 6 MPs' is an attempt to silence opposition: CPI(M)
Suspension of 6 MPs' is an attempt to silence opposition: CPI(M)

Taking action against Gaurav Gogoi, K Suresh, Adhir Rajan Chowdhury, Ranjeet Ranjan, Sushmita Dev and M K Raghavan for throwing papers at the Chair, Mahajan termed their conduct "highly unbecoming". Speaker Sumitra Mahajan urged the House to calmly cooperate and not create havoc. When the House met post lunch, Mahajan announced the suspension of ...

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  • Big Ten announces new TV deals with FOX, ESPN and CBS
Big Ten announces new TV deals with FOX, ESPN and CBS

We've been known in the past to use different forms of motivation, a loss here or there or whatever have you. "We're definitely not there yet in terms of where we want to be from one through 85 or one through 105 (on the roster), but we're certainly a lot closer, and I like where we're at", Durkin said.

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  • Thousands in Kansas City Area Lose Power After Storms
Thousands in Kansas City Area Lose Power After Storms

Almost 500 wires came down in the metro east during the storm. We expect to restore service to most of customers today. "So we'll start with the backbone, get that up and work out to communities, and then individual service". Vernon, Salem, Effingham, Olney, and Robinson. Kory Wilson, a lineman with Service Electrict Co.in Chattanooga, Tennessee,...

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  • Massachusetts Supreme Court Rules Police Not Allowed to Follow Federal Law
Massachusetts Supreme Court Rules Police Not Allowed to Follow Federal Law

The charge was eventually dismissed, but he continued to be held by court officers at the Boston Municipal Court at the request of a federal immigration hold, also known as a detainer. Massachusetts court officers will no longer be allowed to detain people exclusively due to their immigration status, a decision that Massachusetts Attorney General M...

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  • Diagnosed with multiple facial fractures
Diagnosed with multiple facial fractures

But the manager is enthusiastic about the arrival of striker Alvaro Morata , an expensive acquisition from Real Madrid . "I am in good condition", he said. Gary Cahill has been named as the new Chelsea captain by manager Antonio Conte . "Obviously, as we are champions of the Premier League, every team we face will want to beat us more tha...

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  • Two Dozen Palestinians Wounded in Fresh Clashes Over Temple Mount
Two Dozen Palestinians Wounded in Fresh Clashes Over Temple Mount

On Friday , three Israelis were stabbed to death while eating dinner in the fenced-in West Bank settlement of Neve Tsuf. A neighbour heard the screams, rushed to the home and opened fire, wounding al-Abed, who was taken to an Israeli hospital, said the head of Israel's rescue service.

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  • Trump takes swipe at Sessions in Russian Federation probe
Trump takes swipe at Sessions in Russian Federation probe

We understand how frustrated Mr. Trump is over the mushrooming Russian probe, but focusing all his ire on Mr. Sessions, a valued Cabinet member, seems misplaced. The Washington Post reports that Trump has inquired about his authority to pardon aides, relatives or even himself. "I think (it) is very unfair", Trump said.

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  • GOP senator: Trump should stop talking about Mueller probe
GOP senator: Trump should stop talking about Mueller probe

President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, was also present at the meeting. President Donald Trump says that while he has the power to grant pardons, the only crime so far has been leaks against his administration. In an interview with The New York Times on Wednesday, Trump accused Mueller of running an investigation ridd...

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  • Arab League to Discuss Situation in Jerusalem at Ministerial Meeting July 26
Arab League to Discuss Situation in Jerusalem at Ministerial Meeting July 26

Some demonstrators had hurled rocks and firebombs after Islamic leaders called on Muslims to march Friday , their holy day, to protest . Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special envoy for worldwide relations, is headed to Israel in a bid to help reduce tensions as Jerusalem's Temple Mount remains a flashpoint and after a Palestinia...

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  • 'We Take Confidentiality Seriously': Rosenstein Says Memo Leaks are Improper
'We Take Confidentiality Seriously': Rosenstein Says Memo Leaks are Improper

The challenges for Sessions were laid bare Thursday when the attorney general, at a Justice Department news conference to announce the takedown of a mammoth internet drug marketplace, faced zero questions about that case and was instead grilled on his reaction to being excoriated by Trump in a New York Times interview a day earlier.

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  • Urgent UN talks requested after Jerusalem clashes: diplomats
Urgent UN talks requested after Jerusalem clashes: diplomats

Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian officials declined to give specifics but all said they were in frequent touch with the White House in an effort calm the crisis. The announcement was made by Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas' top advisor, Majdi Khaldi. Abbas's diplomatic adviser, Majdi Khaldi, said the Palestinians are coordinating wit...

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  • Jared Kushner discloses additional $10.6 million from 70 omitted assets
Jared Kushner discloses additional $10.6 million from 70 omitted assets

In addition, Trump also revealed that she will be receiving recurring annual payments totaling $1.5 million from some of her real estate and consulting interests , according to agreements she worked out in consultation with the Office of Government Ethics.

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  • Mayor says chief nominee is relationship builder
Mayor says chief nominee is relationship builder

They say his partner, Matthew Harrity, told them Harrity was startled by a loud noise right before Damond approached the officers' SUV, and that Noor - in the passenger seat - shot her through the driver's-side window. Minneapolis City Councilman Abdi Warsame, a Somali leader in the Minneapolis area, said people in his community have been targets o...

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  • Trump takes to Twitter to criticise media
Trump takes to Twitter to criticise media

It also came after Trump told The New York Times he regrets appointing Sessions because the attorney general ultimately recused himself from Russia-related probes. But it is Trump's comments about his erstwhile friend that have raised eyebrows. "A new INTELLIGENCE LEAK from the Amazon Washington Post , this time against A.G.

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  • Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jerusalem
Israeli Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Near Jerusalem

The controversial security measures drew strong criticism from across the Muslim world and triggered the bloodiest attack on Palestinians in Occupied East Jerusalem in years. The envoys of the Middle East Quartet - the United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations - said in a statement they are "deeply concerned by the ...

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  • Trump intensifies criticism of his own attorney general
Trump intensifies criticism of his own attorney general

The power of the president to pardon himself, however, has not been as extensively tested. "The issue of pardons is not on the table". One of Trump's attorneys, Jay Sekulow , said the president has not discussed the issue of pardons with his outside legal team.

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  • Iranian Judiciary Chief Urges Release of Detained Citizens in US
Iranian Judiciary Chief Urges Release of Detained Citizens in US

The statement issued Friday by the White House said the United States is "redoubling efforts to bring home all Americans unjustly detained overseas", naming specifically Robert Levinson, an American former law enforcement officer, as well as businessman Siamak Namazi, 48, and his father, Baquer, both jailed on espionage charges.

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