• Jason Dufner: Dufner sets a lofty 36-hole target @ Memorial

    Jason Dufner: Dufner sets a lofty 36-hole target @ Memorial

    Jason Dufner carded his second consecutive 65 Friday, including a hole-out eagle to cap his first nine, to get to a record 14-under at the midpoint of The Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village . I've been in leads a lot on the weekends. "I need to just keep playing well", he said of looking to Saturday's round. "My wedge play was awesome last week and it continued this week", said Spieth.

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  • Merkel: Germany, China must expand partnership in 'times of global uncertainty'

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced Thursday that they would strengthen their cooperation to promote peace and stability in the world "at a time of global uncertainties". Five Nordic countries have written a last-minute letter to President Donald Trump urging him to "make the right decision" and keep America signed onto the Paris climate accord.

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  • Trump Admin. to return Russian compounds in US

    The compounds were bought by the Soviet government last century. Russian Federation had barred the USA from continuing work on the consulate in 2014 after the US imposed sanctions on Russian Federation. Even if the Trump administration does allow Russian Federation to used the compounds again, they are considering restrictions on use of the properties, such as revoking diplomatic immunity there, per the Washington Post .

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  • WH says Israel peace hopes sparked embassy delay

    Israeli media has reported that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet has met for special consultations with police, security services and the Israel Defence Force (IDF) in preparedness for "scenarios of worsening violence" if the United States does move its embassy to the city.

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  • Social Media Rushes to Define Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet

    Moments after tweeting about the "meaning of covfefe " on Wednesday, he turned to Twitter again to blast the Russian Federation probes and address a series of other issues. The palm of the best answer goes to a certain Nick Jack Pappas: " Covfefe: When you do something stupid but pretend that you knew very well what you were doing.

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  • Computex: AMD RX Vega Consumer Launch July 2017, Threadripper Summer 2017

    ThreadRipper has about twice the power of its Ryzen 7 CPUs, which are powering several new Windows desktops from Acer , Asus , Dell , and Lenovo . Where things really get exciting is when pairing Threadripper with Vega, AMD's next-generation graphics architecture that will first be made available to professionals in the Radeon RX Vega Frontier Edition.

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  • The Pope Asked Melania What She's Feeding Donald Trump

    The Pope Asked Melania What She's Feeding Donald Trump

    But after a half-hour meeting behind closed doors, Francis seemed to have cheered up considerably. "Potica?" - a reference to a calorie-laden cake from Slovenia, her country of birth. Francis gave Trump a medal featuring an olive branch . "Well, I'll be reading them", Trump said after the gift exchange. Writings on family, the Christian Gospel, and the recent World Day of Peace message - personally signed - were among the Pope's other gifts to Trump, who gave the religious leader ...

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  • [Graphic News] Kim Jong-un's fascination with missiles

    South Korean and Japanese officials said the suspected Scud-type short-range missile flew about 450 kilometers (280 miles) on Monday morning before landing in Japan's maritime economic zone, setting off the usual round of condemnation from Washington and the North's neighbors.

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  • Memorial Day: 6 Things You May Not Know About the Holiday

    The Center for the Families of the Fallen at Dover Air Force Base in DE is a attractive place where family members wait for the plane carrying their loved ones who died while serving their country . Some may even visit the graves of family members, or even decorate the graves of strangers if they choose. Hundreds of motorcyclists thundered in for a Saturday service.

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  • North Korea missile test is huge step forward

    North Korea missile test is huge step forward

    North Korea, increasingly isolated over its repeated weapons tests in violation of United Nations resolutions, on Monday renewed its accusation of a USA and South Korean intelligence plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un . Called Hwasong-12, the new North Korean missile flew for 787km to an altitude of 2,111.5km, according to North Korean media, before landing near the coast of Japan , sparking immediate condemnation from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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  • BCCI set to play govt card against PCB in series talks

    BCCI set to play govt card against PCB in series talks

    Other notable worldwide players that were bought include Bangladesh batsman Imrul Kayes and Zimbabwe's Sean Williams as well as Pakistan pacemen Sohail Tanvir and Rumman Raees . "I hope this tour should be used to positively influence the political arena and create a good atmosphere between the two friendly nations", he said.

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  • UAE minister sees chance for Iran to reset 'troubled' ties with neighbours

    UAE minister sees chance for Iran to reset 'troubled' ties with neighbours

    It is time for the USA to lift its remaining sanctions on Iran , not try and renege on the nuclear deal. Rouhani said. "Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?"Unlike Saudi Arabia , which occasionally holds elections for municipal councils, Iran regularly holds elections for president, parliament and other posts".

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  • Ford Names New CEO

    Ford Names New CEO

    Ford said previous year it plans to spend about $5.5 billion on research and development on electric and self-driving cars . He succeeds Mark Fields , who has elected to retire from Ford after a successful 28-year career with the company.

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  • Led raid kills seven suspected al-Qaida fighters in Yemen

    Led raid kills seven suspected al-Qaida fighters in Yemen

    Davis said this was the first time the U.S. had carried out a ground raid inside Maarib Province, and the deepest that United States ground forces had yet gone into Yemen. On Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks casualties amid Syria's ongoing civil war, reported the number of civilians killed by USA bombings over the last month has been the highest ever recorded over a 30-day time period.

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  • Armed man arrested by police at Phoenix Comicon convention

    Armed man arrested by police at Phoenix Comicon convention

    The tipster provided police with the location of the suspect and his description. Police said the man had several handguns, a shotgun, knives, and ammunition. This had lead to increased security checks and a ban being placed on all prop weapons for the remainder of the convention. He was jailed on suspicion of attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, wearing body armor during the commission of a felony, resisting, and also for carrying a weapon in a prohibited place.

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  • Lib Dem manifesto 2017: creative industry pledges

    Richard Newby was greeted with a furious BBC Daily Politics host who quoted Vince Cable as he criticised the Lib Dems for including another Brexit vote in their manifesto . The manifesto also includes plans to legalise cannabis and raise £1 billion in duty from controlled sales of the drug, a pledge to welcome 50,000 Syrian refugees, and a scrappage scheme for diesel cars.

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  • Flag march by police in violence-hit Saharanpur villages

    Flag march by police in violence-hit Saharanpur villages

    I have denied permission to all political leaders interested in visiting Saharanpur. "In many Congress ruled states, the opposition party leaders prefer to visit those areas to find out the status". However, the BSP chief said the state government has till now not provided relief and compensation to the victims of the violence. Avinish Awasthi, PK Pande will be new DM of Saharanpur and SSP Muzaffarnagar, Babloo Kumar, has been posted as new district police chief of Saharanpur.

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  • Trump Makes Stop in Israel and Palestine, Criticized Iran

    Trump Makes Stop in Israel and Palestine, Criticized Iran

    There was none of the usual talk of borders, of settlements, of incitement of terrorism or of the long and gnarled history of two people on the same land. Hamas has said that Trump's labeling it as a terrorist organization demonstrates the American president can not be a fair broker for peace. He says Israel already has some limited partnerships with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf States in the field of intelligence, although officially they have no diplomatic relations.

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  • House budget leaves out Senate spending cuts

    Mitch McConnell in front of the West Wing of the White House on February 27 in Washington . (It's true, Thursday does come after Wednesday.) Louisiana Sen. Taylor changed the bill to include a fourth category, measuring how well schools are doing in closing achievement gaps between students of different racial and socioeconomic groups.

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  • China's Xi threatened war over South China Sea: Duterte

    China's Xi threatened war over South China Sea: Duterte

    According to the tribunal's ruling , it found no evidence that China had historically exercised exclusive control over the waters or resources within the Nine-Dash Line. The strategy has provoked intense reaction from other claimants and the US, which argues China's actions threaten the ability to navigate freely through the strategically important area.

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  • Man Converts to Islam, Murders Neo-Nazi Roommates

    Man Converts to Islam, Murders Neo-Nazi Roommates

    Devon Arthurs faces two murder charges after allegedly shooting his roommates 22-year-old Jeremy Himmelman and 18-year-old Andrew Oneschuk Friday in Tampa, according to Bay News 9 . According to a police report obtained by the Tampa Bay Times , Arthurs told the hostages he had already killed people that day and "that he was upset due to America bombing his Muslim countries".

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  • NDP back in the lead in Courtenay-Comox riding, counting continues

    NDP back in the lead in Courtenay-Comox riding, counting continues

    Update: The NDP has taken back the lead in Courtenay-Comox, one of the tightest races in the provincial election, but there are still hundreds of absentee ballots to be counted. Nearly 180,000 absentee votes are being tallied provincewide as part of the agency's final count, which must be completed on Wednesday. In Maple Ridge-Mission, the NDP lead increased to 190 from 166 over the Liberals.

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  • Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester attack

    US President Donald Trump has condemned the attack in Manchester that left 22 people dead . "We cannot [sic] stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people, and in today's attack it was mostly innocent children". Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and President Donald Trump inspect an honor guard in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Abbas says Palestinians are committed to a two state solution based on 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as their ...

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  • Trump Boasted About Firing 'Nut Job' Comey to Russian Officials

    Perhaps the most anticipated witness is former FBI Director Comey, who was sacked by Trump and reportedly wrote memos alleging the president pressured him to halt a probe of Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser. The reports came as Trump and his inner circle embarked on a nine-day swing through the Middle East and Europe. "That's taken off." Trump was quoted.

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  • Indian Army carries out fire assaults on Pak posts across LoC

    Indian Army carries out fire assaults on Pak posts across LoC

    He said the Indian Army was aware that infiltration attempts from across the border would increase as snow has started melting - which would open up the traditional routes of militant incursion. In the video, Pakistan posts can be seen being destroyed in Nowshera sector. The encounter, which lasted more than 24 hours, ended on Sunday evening and left seven people dead, including three soldiers.

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  • Hero's welcome in Pyongyang for North's missile developers

    Moon won an election last week campaigning on a more moderate approach to the North and said after taking office that he wants to pursue dialogue as well as pressure to stop the North's weapons programmes. North Korea has carried out a total of five nuclear tests so far, and according to an expert satellite imagery analysis, Pyongyang may be preparing for a sixth test soon.

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  • Trump praises Sisi, says he will visit Egypt soon

    Trump praises Sisi, says he will visit Egypt soon

    Sisi went to Washington last month for talks with Trump meant to improve relations that had been strained under President Barack Obama. The exchange wasn't observed by video cameras in the room, but was captured in an audio recording. Trump on Sunday added that the American people "appreciated" the release last month of Aya Hijazi, an Egyptian-American aid worker who spent three years in a Cairo prison.

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  • China cripples CIA operations, kills informants

    China cripples CIA operations, kills informants

    The Chinese government killed at least 12 of the sources, one of whom was executed by gunshot in front of colleagues outside a government building. American officials told the newspaper that the intelligence breach lasted from 2010 through the end of 2012, essentially undoing the spy network that had been built over many years.

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  • Despite warnings on Flynn, Trump dismisses Russian collusion

    Despite warnings on Flynn, Trump dismisses Russian collusion

    In short, it came to her attention through intelligence reports that Flynn had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his calls with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. White House press secretary Sean Spicer . Worse, if it could be worse, in the days before and after Trump´s inauguration, Flynn was lying to his superiors about the nature of his dialogues with Moscow´s ambassador - and they either didn´t know or didn´t care about the nefariousness of his denials.

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  • Syria war: United States coalition strikes pro-Assad militia near Jordan

    NY [U.S.], May 19: The U.S.forces in Syria have bombed pro-Bashar al-Assad convoy at Tanf base that were advancing well inside an "established de-confliction zone". this is completely unacceptable, this is a breach of Syrian sovereignty ", he said. "Whatever the reason for the USA command to make this decision, this strike is illegitimate and unlawful".

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  • Can Google make virtual reality less lonely?

    Can Google make virtual reality less lonely?

    This time a year ago, Google introduced Daydream, a VR platform for Android devices that was built right into Android Nougat and supported by Google's own viewer hardware, the Daydream View. Google's virtual reality platform, Daydream VR , will get its first major software update. They have everything you need for VR built in. Existing virtual reality initiatives require the headset to be physically connected to its host device.

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  • Hillary Clinton practiced avoiding a hug from Donald Trump

    In short, he went all-in for a period of three months, trying to prepare Clinton for any trick Trump might pull in the debate . Reines then jokingly grabs Clinton to hug her as she heads toward the debate lectern. On Thursday, The New York Times published a story quoting Benjamin Wittes, a friend of Comey's, who described the ex-FBI director's efforts during a White House reception.

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  • Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

    Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

    The four clinics will be closed as of June 30, immediately leaving almost 15,000 patients in the Quad Cities, Burlington, Keokuk, and Sioux City without the basic care on which they have come to rely. By law, federal funds can not be used to pay directly for abortions except in narrow circumstances. Over 14,000 patients who trust PP with their care will no longer have access to their provider of choice.

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  • Theresa May accused of running scared

    Theresa May accused of running scared

    Mr Nuttall was also isolated on immigration and grammar schools as he battled against the Lib Dems' Tim Farron, Caroline Lucas of the Greens, the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon and Leanne Wood of Plaid Cymru. " She thinks she owns our country, owns our future and owns our children's future ", he said. Viewers were quick to mock the debate, which Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn did not attend.

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  • Real ID Bill Passes Minn. House and Senate, Heads to Gov. Dayton

    Real ID Bill Passes Minn. House and Senate, Heads to Gov. Dayton

    Late in the day, Dayton aired a new offer he characterized as "Meet Half Way", in which most of the state's $1.65 billion projected surplus would be divided in half: $682 million for the GOP priorities of tax cuts and transportation, and $682 million for additional spending on state programs and services.

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  • Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors

    Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors

    Norman Powell scored 13 points and Serge Ibaka had 12 for the Raptors, who shot a dismal 2 for 18 from 3-point range. Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Cleveland 49 (Love 13), Toronto 25 (Valanciunas 8). "We just tried to mix it up and keep him off balance, and in the fourth quarter he kind of got out of rhythm". The Cavs won 115-94 to go 3-0 up in the series, with just one more victory required to advance to the next stage.

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