• Senate Votes to Block Any Administration Rollback of Russia Sanctions
Senate Votes to Block Any Administration Rollback of Russia Sanctions

The deal ensures "that the United States continues to punish President Putin for his reckless and destabilizing actions", Schumer wrote in a statement that not-so-subtly suggests Trump might try to remove the sanctions. To take effect, the measure would also have to pass the House of Representatives and be signed into law by Trump. However, they ...

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  • President Trump expected to reverse US policy on Cuba
President Trump expected to reverse US policy on Cuba

Cuba's tourism ministry acknowledged that the tourism boom was linked directly to the renewal of diplomatic relations with the U.S. There are now commercial flights to Cuba, and cruise ships sailing from the Ports of Tampa and Miami . He said the Society will continue to advocate for that cause. "I very much applaud the president for doing th...

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  • UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision
UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

Investigators are at the crash site trying to figure out what went wrong. No other information is available at this time. White said a truck Hughes was in collided with a moving train earlier today (June 16). Pierre at UFC 50 to claim the championship. Hughes was a celebrated mixed-martial-arts fighter before retiring in 2011 and is a member of...

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  • Real Madrid back Ronaldo over his tax fraud probe
Real Madrid back Ronaldo over his tax fraud probe

Marca added that in addition to feeling persecuted by the Spanish authorities, the forward feels he has been treated unfairly by the media and that Madrid have not done enough to support him. The four-time Ballon d'Or victor enjoyed another sensational season, helping to propel Los Blancos to La Liga and Champions League glory, but is no...

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  • A lot riding for Correia, Holm at UFC Singapore
A lot riding for Correia, Holm at UFC Singapore

In my opinion, if Holm steps on the gas right from the get-go, she has the potential to obliterate Correia. She is hotly tipped to pursue the newly announced featherweight division on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter. The Chinese fighter known as The Leech is set to face Frank Camacho (20-4), who fights out of the Northern Mariana Islands, i...

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  • Mickelson withdraws from US Open
Mickelson withdraws from US Open

Open. Mickelson , who was fully exempt and has competed in 26 U.S. Opens, will be replaced in the field by Roberto Diaz , of Mexico, the first alternate from the Summit, N.J. His withdrawal marked the end of a golfing era with the 117th U.S. Open becoming the first major to not include Mickelson and/or Tiger Woods since the 1994 Masters .

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  • CT 2017: Pakistan win toss, ask England to bat
CT 2017: Pakistan win toss, ask England to bat

Pakistan will face either India or Bangladesh in the final on Sunday at the Oval. "One thing we didn't do was adapt to conditions , which I thought Pakistan did extremely well", England captain Eoin Morgan said. But Ahmed wasn't taking anything away from his bowlers' performance on Wednesday. "Credit goes to the bowlers". They've be...

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  • British and Irish Lions suffer 22-16 defeat to Blues in Auckland
British and Irish Lions suffer 22-16 defeat to Blues in Auckland

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland hasn't allowed selection plans to be derailed by Wednesday's loss to the Auckland-based Blues, picking a lineup below test strength for Saturday's match with the Crusaders at Christchurch. "The big message from Andy Farrell to the players was the penalty count", said Gatland . But by pairing Engl...

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  • Trump says Scalise
Trump says Scalise "in some trouble" as House gavels back in

He says: "Steve in his own way may have brought some unity to our long-divided country". Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". "Crooked H destroyed phones w/ hammer, "bleached" emails, & had husband meet w/AG days before she was cleared- & they talk about obstruction?" He is the House's No.

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  • Blimp crashes near US Open course
Blimp crashes near US Open course

Fans and media have reported seeing smoke and fire coming from the blimp while hovering in the air before crashing. Rescue crews from a variety of area fire departments and Flight for Life were responding to the scene. Tim Guetzke described what he saw to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as the craft went to ground Thursday. He had just taken off...

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  • Warburton to captain Lions in Dunedin
Warburton to captain Lions in Dunedin

Gatland has repeatedly emphasised the "all for one" motto as Lions coach and Henry said his fellow Kiwi is getting the squad united as one - something he "failed to do correctly". "It's going to be tough throughout but I feel fresh now and have a good two weeks under my belt, in terms of training". I thought there were two areas where there was...

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  • Wanda Durant, Kevin Durant's mother, opens up about sacrifice
Wanda Durant, Kevin Durant's mother, opens up about sacrifice

The Golden State Warriors used a 28-4 flurry in the second quarter to take a lead they never relinquished, then relied on the scoring of Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry down the stretch to hold off the Cleveland Cavaliers en route to a 129-120 victory Monday night, clinching their second National Basketball Association championship in the pa...

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  • Pakistan hope Hasan will shine again in CT final
Pakistan hope Hasan will shine again in CT final

Bowled out for 211 in 49.5 overs after losing the toss, any chuntering about the rough end of conditions should have dissipated when Pakistan cruised to their target with 77 balls to spare for the loss of two wickets. With Bangladesh facing India in the second semi-final, a mouth-watering rematch in the final between the two sides in on the cards...

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  • Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch National Basketball Association title
Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch National Basketball Association title

Durant, who lost in his only previous Finals appearance in 2012, led the way for the Warriors with 39 points and was relieved after feeling pressure to deliver prior to the game . Green fell for it, swinging at James' groin and eventually getting suspended for Game 5. Curry was a facilitator; he had a game high 10 assists.

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  • Durant shines as Warriors win title
Durant shines as Warriors win title

Spend the rest of the summer binge-watching Netflix and inhaling Ben & Jerry's? ( You can begin lining up to get a good view at 5 a.m., and people probably will just like they did two Junes ago ). The team also has salary cap space, which many believe will be used to sign Gordon Hayward. He is the all-time leading playoff scorer (6,163 points...

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  • Riley Curry returns to steal the show after Warriors win National Basketball Association title
Riley Curry returns to steal the show after Warriors win National Basketball Association title

Durant had 39 points in the game-five win over the Cleveland Cavaliers and won the finals MVP trophy. He scored 30 or more points in six of the last seven games, including the last five. Golden State's near-perfect post-season run - they finished the playoffs with a remarkable 16-1 record - will go down as one of the best playoff performances i...

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  • Sharma sparkles as India down Bangladesh to face Pakistan in final
Sharma sparkles as India down Bangladesh to face Pakistan in final

They collapsed against Sri Lanka in their second match , losing by seven wickets, but assured a semi-final space in their last group-stage game against South Africa , beating them by eight wickets. We've been playing good cricket . We need to learn so many things. "We always knew it is going to be a very hard match ". "There are no statem...

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  • Fultz works out for Lakers
Fultz works out for Lakers

They have all found pretty good success thus far in their National Basketball Association careers, as Blake Griffin , John Wall , Anthony Davis , Andrew Wiggins , Joel Embiid , and Jabari Parker all landed there. 4 on their big board, just behind Lonzo Ball and Josh Jackson . Frankly, that is the distinguishing factor that the rest of these r...

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  • Pilot injured when blimp goes down at US Open in Wisconsin
Pilot injured when blimp goes down at US Open in Wisconsin

Open, advertising PenFed Credit Union. Fowler opened with a bogey-free, 7-under 65 to assume the clubhouse lead. Fowler made four birdies in his opening nine - he played the back side first - and added three more on the second nine. "So, [it was] a simple day when you look back on it, how we kind of pieced our way around the golf course". "I fe...

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  • Super Mario Odyssey launches on Nintendo Switch this October
Super Mario Odyssey launches on Nintendo Switch this October

If that wasn't enough Nintendo then finished the briefing with an absolute blinder of a trailer for it's all new stand-alone Mario title Mario Odyssey . It looks to be a co-op platformer in line with his last few big home console games, with a mess of different powers available. Eventually, they'll get there, but, for now, at least the games s...

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  • Warriors, Cavaliers working on fourth finals in a row
Warriors, Cavaliers working on fourth finals in a row

That could involve moving forward Kevin Love , who was only 2-for-8 for six points in the final game . Kerr said he was proud that the team "came back from the heartbreak of past year ". Portland played Golden State eight times this season. The reigning two-time MVP reiterated Wednesday that he stands by his previous comments in response t...

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  • Rafael Nadal produces dominant display to reach French Open quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal produces dominant display to reach French Open quarter-finals

Whoever comes out on top will then likely face a semi-final battle against Nadal , with the nine-time victor undoubtedly grateful he'll only have to face one of his two greatest challengers at Roland Garros . Defending champion Novak Djokovic struggled into the French Open last 16 on Friday, downing battling Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 5...

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  • Curry, Durant Committed To Keeping Team Together
Curry, Durant Committed To Keeping Team Together

But he offered a glimpse of what more he could offer by averaging more than 30 points per game during a 4-1 series win over the Cavaliers in the Finals. A Twitter rumor made the rounds Tuesday and was picked up by a number of major outlets that the Warriors planned to, as a team, skip what has become a traditional White House visit for th...

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  • Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought
Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

He was shot in the hip in the Wednesday morning incident and the bullet fractured bones and injured internal organs, causing severe bleeding. He underwent an operation to stop the bleeding and will require more surgeries. Bob Livingston, now a Washington lobbyist, says the political climate in America is troubling and he worries about his frien...

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  • Arsenal handed tough start to new Premier League season
Arsenal handed tough start to new Premier League season

Arsenal are facing a potential fixture nightmare ahead of their Europa League campaign with five away games set to follow immediately after group-stage ties. But the manager has insisted the Gunners will improve in the coming season. According to the Daily Telegraph , Arsenal are now assessing candidates to come in in a "football operatio...

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  • Why Yankees' Aaron Judge was mad before his game-winning homer
Why Yankees' Aaron Judge was mad before his game-winning homer

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka , right, of Japan, hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels , Monday, June 12, 2017, in Anaheim , Calif. First time ever the Yankees have scored at least eight runs and hit multiple homers in five straight games. With h...

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  • Curry and Durant want Warriors stay
Curry and Durant want Warriors stay

Warriors coach Steve Kerr has also been vocal with his criticism of the President, so it will be interesting to see how Golden State deals with the situation moving forward. "So we'll handle that accordingly". That's not going to happen. "We're going to do what our leader [Curry] does", he said . Iguodala admitted, with a hint of sarcasm, t...

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  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton eased to his sixth career victory at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday (11 June). It was a sixth win in 10 races in Canada for Hamilton, who on Saturday equalled his hero Ayrton Senna's mark of 65 pole positions. "We'll try to get both cars on the podium soon". "I was fairly busy the whole race, had a lot of things to do, from...

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  • Harry Redknapp: Birmingham have made John Terry 'a good offer'
Harry Redknapp: Birmingham have made John Terry 'a good offer'

Redknapp only took charge of the Blues for three matches, but he sparked a big improvement and there are hopes they will progress under the 70-year-old boss's guidance. However, it's likely that any offer from a Chinese club would be for more money, and would also give Terry the chance to play at the forefront of development in the game, in the wor...

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  • Cookson and Browning face calls to resign after report into British Cycling
Cookson and Browning face calls to resign after report into British Cycling

Varnish's complaints in April 2016 about the sexist remarks and bullying by the programme's Australian technical director Shane Sutton led to the Cycling Independent Review ( CIR ) being set up under the leadership of British Rowing chair Annamarie Phelps.

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  • Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy
Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

The Warriors won the 2015 National Basketball Association championship but failed to repeat past year after blowing a 3-1 finals lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers . That stung ever since, as Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City. It validated the notion of Warriors general ma...

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  • Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP
Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP

ET. "They showcased that throughout the postseason, and we were another opponent in their way". "We need a &#$! playmaker", he said . And throughout the Finals, it often looked as though they were listening to him. He joined the Cavaliers to start the 2014-15 season as the highest paid assistant coach in the National Basketball Association. His ...

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  • CT 2017: Pakistan bowlers restrict England to 211
CT 2017: Pakistan bowlers restrict England to 211

It was an unexpectedly one-sided semifinal as two-time finalist England continues its quest for a global 50-over title in any tournament. In an all-Asian final, Pakistan will face the victor of India vs Bangladesh on June 18. In pursuit of Sri Lankan's 236, Pakistan were 7-162 against Sri Lanka when Amir joined captain Sarfraz in the ...

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  • French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible
French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible

In the final match, Ostapenko won another important title - the first unseeded woman to win at Roland Garros since 1933. I think more about the game, and I play smarter, in my opinion, and also physically. But the question remained in the third - could Ostapenko maintain the momentum with that high-risk game? The Latvian moved level on serve ...

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  • Sherman says there was no request for trade from Seahawks
Sherman says there was no request for trade from Seahawks

I think he's one of those guys who doesn't really get affected by that. Pretty open about it. "So there was never really a situation where anybody asked for it, it was just conversation". But as long as you're playing good football and around my guys, I think I'll be fine". Coach Pete Carroll said the Seahawks didn't sign Kaepernick because he ...

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