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US Women's Open purse making history US Women's Open purse making history
- July 13, 2017

President Donald Trump's influence can be felt everywhere around his golf course this week - especially in the merchandise tent. "We're here to play in a golf tournament, and I'm happy to be playing in the US Open". "All is remember is getting the Donald Trump dolls". And this may be the reason why the U.S. Women's Open is the most favored. This is the 50th anniversary of Catherine Lacoste's victory on the Cascades course at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia. (more...)
Trump prods Abe to shrink US-Japan trade imbalance Trump prods Abe to shrink US-Japan trade imbalance
- July 13, 2017

North Korea claimed that it has developed an ICBM that could carry a large-size nuclear warhead, but it appears to be an unsubstantiated boast, Rep. Yi Wan-young of the Liberty Korea Party said after a parliamentary meeting with officials from the National Intelligence Service. (more...)
Assam flood: Toll 45, PM asks Rijiju to take stock Assam flood: Toll 45, PM asks Rijiju to take stock
- July 13, 2017

The mighty Brahmaputra river and its tributaries have submerged 2,500 villages, destroyed 1.06 lakh hectares of crop-land, damaged infrastructure by breaching the embankments and overrunning roads and bridges, thereby disrupting surface communication, said the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA ). (more...)
FDA advisers review data on potential 1st USA gene therapy FDA advisers review data on potential 1st USA gene therapy
- July 13, 2017

However, Connor underwent the new treatment at Duke University and has since recovered so well that he is back to playing hockey, his father said. Unlike well-understood pills and commonly injected biotech drugs, CAR-T presents a radical new paradigm for the FDA . (more...)
CNN App Deluge: Trump Jr.'s 'Treason,' 'Troubling' 'Lies'
- July 13, 2017

It's unclear why the president's son would do that because meeting with Russians after hearing that they might have dirt on an American political candidate is un-American behavior. Speaking to the Reuters news agency in the Oval Office, Mr Trump said he does not fault his son for holding the meeting last June. According to a GOP source who attended the weekly House Republican conference meeting, no one raised the issue of Trump Jr.'s emails or details about the meeting at ... (more...)
First Look At The Wasp In The Marvel Cinematic Universe Revealed First Look At The Wasp In The Marvel Cinematic Universe Revealed
- July 13, 2017

In the first Ant-Man, Janet Van Dyne - aka the Wasp - appeared in a flashback, where Janet went "subatomic" during a mission and was lost in a different dimension. The suggestion was that she would suit up alongside Paul Rudd's Scott Lang in the sequel, a suggestion that was confirmed when Ant-Man and the Wasp was scheduled for a July 6, 2018 release date. (more...)
Led coalition may establish temporary bases in Iraq Led coalition may establish temporary bases in Iraq
- July 13, 2017

In all, 5,805 civilians may have been killed in the fight for western Mosul by coalition attacks, Amnesty said , citing data from Airwars, an organization monitoring civilian deaths caused by the anti-Islamic State coalition in Iraq and Syria. (more...)
Gay couple win equal pension rights in landmark case Gay couple win equal pension rights in landmark case
- July 13, 2017

Mr Walker and his husband have been together since 1993. At an earlier hearing, a QC for the Government said the cost of "requiring all pension schemes to equalise entitlements retrospectively" would be £100million for the private sector and £20million for public sector schemes. (more...)
Veep Mike Pence Puts Distance Between Himself And Donald Trump Family Veep Mike Pence Puts Distance Between Himself And Donald Trump Family
- July 13, 2017

On MSNBC's Morning Joe on Wednesday , cohost Mika Brzezinski , a vocal critic of President Trump, translated the Pence camp's statement as: "I had nothing to do with this and just in case I become president, I want you to know that". "I came here today to turn up the heat, because this is the moment", the vice president said. Pence - the former governor of IN - wasn't added to the Republican ticket until July 2016. (more...)
Gormley: Trump - like everyone else - doesn't have a clue on North Korea Gormley: Trump - like everyone else - doesn't have a clue on North Korea
- July 13, 2017

The bombers flew out of Anderson Air Force Base in Guam on a 10-hour mission to drop their weapons over the Pilsung Range. South Korea's intelligence agency does not believe North Korea has secured re-entry capabilities for its intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ) program, a South Korean politician has said , disputing Pyongyang's account. (more...)
Brazil Senate passes controversial labour reform Brazil Senate passes controversial labour reform
- July 13, 2017

Temer has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing. The Senate passed an unpopular overhaul of Brazil's labor laws Tuesday night, a move that was crucial for embattled President Michel Temer to show he has political support while trying to survive a damaging corruption accusation. (more...)
Pres. Trump Heads to Paris for Bastille Day Pres. Trump Heads to Paris for Bastille Day
- July 13, 2017

President Trump will also join French President Emmanuel Macron for a joint news conference. "Obviously, the president is always". "We will talk about all the issues which are of interest to us both, including those about which we have disagreements when we have them, but also a lot of the issues on which we are working together - the terrorism threat, the crises in Syria and Libya, and a lot of issues which are of interest to us both", Macron said. (more...)
Madonna & Her Kids Open Children's Hospital in Malawi Madonna & Her Kids Open Children's Hospital in Malawi
- July 13, 2017

Madonna was hailed as a "symbol of a motherly spirit" by Malawi President Peter Mutharika after the American singer opened a children's hospital named after her adopted daughter Mercy James . and it was as a result of this contact that she felt compelled to fill a gap in their lives and open up her home to them", the judge said. In her speech Madonna said the construction of the children's unit is a reflection of the motherly love she was longing for when she was a child. (more...)
Former Brazil President Convicted for Corruption Former Brazil President Convicted for Corruption
- July 13, 2017

People celebrate after former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, was convicted on corruption charges and sentenced to almost 10 years in prison in Sao Paulo, Brazil July 12, 2017. Couto said he expected Lula's guilty verdict to be upheld by the appeals court. During Lula's two-terms, he pushed the country into a commodity boom to become of the world's fastest-growing economies. (more...)
UAE athlete dies while training in London UAE athlete dies while training in London
- July 13, 2017

Tributes from around the world have been pouring in for Hayayei, who competed in a number of events including the javelin, discus and shot-put and made his Paralympic debut in Rio a year ago. "We are all in state of shock at this bad tragedy". The IPC's statement added that Hayeyei's family in the UAE has been informed, and that the UAE team was brought together at the team's hotel to be informed of the news. (more...)
Daniel Carlson, two-time finalist, on Groza Award watch list Daniel Carlson, two-time finalist, on Groza Award watch list
- July 13, 2017

Last season, Carlson made 28-of-32 field goal attempts, including a pair of 53-yarders against Clemson and Vanderbilt. Artigue, who ended the season making his final nine field goals, was 4-for-4 at Tulane and added three field goals in games at New Mexico State and ULM. (more...)
China-Russia alignment on North Korea raises eyebrows China-Russia alignment on North Korea raises eyebrows
- July 13, 2017

Kim Jong Un , the North's leader, attended a concert Tuesday celebrating the launch. He added, "We've remained very closely engaged with China , both through our dialogues that have occurred face-to-face, but also on the telephone". There are many suggestions about how to deal with North Korea - there is consensus that a military solution is not realistic. Kim vowed last week his nation would "demonstrate its mettle to the U.S." and never negotiate on its weapons program, one that it ... (more...)
Lockdown lifted at Washington state capitol campus Lockdown lifted at Washington state capitol campus
- July 12, 2017

The Washington State Patrol tweeted that police activity at the Natural Resources and Office Building 2 of the Capitol campus led to the lockdown. Workers in the area have been evacuated as a precaution. was lifted, Wednesday, July 12, 2017 . "Public advised to stay away from Capitol Campus until further notice". There was no report of injuries, according to the Seattle Times . (more...)
World celebrates Malala Day today World celebrates Malala Day today
- July 12, 2017

In 2012, the Pakistan government awarded her the first National Youth Peace Prize. She also opened an all-girls school for Syrian refugees calling on leaders from around the world to provide "books not bullets". Malala also had a message for the government. "Nayir is one of three million displaced people in Iraq". Malala herself announced the fund in a February 2013 video saying, "This is a second life, this is a new life". (more...)
Trump tweets responses to numerous controversies from G-20 Summit Trump tweets responses to numerous controversies from G-20 Summit
- July 12, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Daughter and advisor to US President Trump , Ivanka Trump greet each other at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany . President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump . "If Chelsea sat in POTUS HRC's seat for five minutes everybody from Sean Hannity to Paul Ryan would be screaming impeachment", one Twitter user replied , and others went on to point out that Chelsea's advanced global relations degrees make her more qualified than Ivanka, regardless. (more...)