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Family honors hero killed in racist train attack


The pair have been honoured as heroes by Portland's mayor and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and were the subjects of a candlelit vigil in the city on Saturday night. "It was just blood everywhere and we just started running for our lives". Best worked for the Bureau of Development Services as a technician and ran for a position on the Clackamas County Commission in 2014 after retiring from the U.S. Read More »

National Football League relaxes TD celebration rules, approves 10-minute overtime

National Football League owners have come together following another season to make new rules that will be in effect at the start of the 2017 regular season. One major development that wasn't expected to be revealed is the moving of Super Bowl LV, originally slated for the new Rams stadium in Inglewood following the 2021 season, to Tampa Bay's Raymond James Stadium - the original runner-up bid for the game. Read More »

Watch Ringling Bros. hold its final show today

The animal rights group, PETA, spent years petitioning against the treatment of circus animals. "Ringling Bros. ticket sales have been declining, but following the transition of the elephants off the road, we saw an even more dramatic drop". Read More »

Pittsburgh coach's challenge is first in Stanley Cup Final

Getting shots on Rinne became Pittsburgh's mission. So come early, bring your family, friends and your lawn chairs and join the City of Clarksville on for a community rally to cheer the Predators on to their first Stanley Cup . James Neal was given a minor for cross-checking Trevor Daley, while Calle Jarnkrok was given a phantom interference call on Patric Hornqvist . Special teams will play a pivotal role to the Penguins success. Read More »

Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington


Robert Kelly , the son of Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly - whose family members were in attendance. "Since the first volley of gunfire in the revolution, fearless Americans in every generation have answered the call of duty, and won victory for freedom in its hour of need", Trump said during his speech. Read More »

Penguins escape with win despite Predators' stifling defence

Finally, a shot from the Penguins. They rallied with three goals to tie it, but lost the game 5-3, as Nick Bonino added an empty netter. How freaky: The Penguins built a 3-0 lead on just eight shots in the first period . The Penguins had never gone shotless in a playoff period before. He joined Maurice Richard, Dino Ciccarelli, Claude Lemieux, Jeremy Roenick and Brad Marchand as the only rookies to score 10 or more goals in a playoff year. Read More »

Strong 6.6 magnitude quake hits Indonesia


As of 11 pm, reports said 2 buildings were damaged in Poso. "People are panicking here". Muhammad Guntur, who lives on the outskirts of Poso, east of the epicentre, said it was felt strongly. The strong, shallow quake rocked the province Monday evening, injuring a few people and damaging some buildings and houses. It is an area of the basin of the Pacific ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions happen. Read More »

German foreign minister: Trump has weakened the West

G-7 leaders were unable to reach unanimous agreement on climate change after U.S. President Donald Trump said he needed more time to decide whether to back a key climate accord. With her statement, she seemed to be calling for German voters to get accustomed to a more active European role. They failed to agree on various issues, including climate change and the two year old refugee crisis. Read More »

Kane scores four and Son hits double as Tottenham rout Leicester

Tottenham Hotspur can not compete with their Premier League rivals offering huge wages in the transfer market despite securing a Champions League berth for the upcoming season, manager Mauricio Pochettino has said. "I've got to get out there against Hull and try and score more goals". The Englishman may at times get overshadowed by the more mercurial talents of Dele Alli, the genius of Christian Eriksen, and the all-around play of Son , but he is undoubtedly a brilliant player in ... Read More »

Uma Thurnan dazzles on red carpet in Cannes

Deepika looked elegant and sophisticated as she made her way to the red carpet as ambassador of global cosmetic giant L'Oreal Paris on Day 2 of the gala on Thursday. Deepika Padukone may have stunned everyone with her second outing on Thursday, but she wasn't the only one to do so. Wearing a sheer lace gown from Peter Dundas, she stole all the limelight as she joined the star cast of the premiere of a new Russian drama presentation, Loveless . Read More »

Sofia Coppola's Cannes Film Festival Win Is Historic

The brilliant Diane Kruger walked away with Best Performance By An Actress award for an otherwise politically contentious, divisive and problematic film: Fatih Akin's Aus Dem Nichts ( In The Fade ). " The Square ", coming in at two hours and 20 minutes, is an often hilarious satire exploring creative liberty, free speech and the blurred lines between the sexes. Read More »

South African President Zuma Defeats No-Confidence Motion


The reports suggest deepening ties between President Zuma and the controversial Gupta business family. Preserving unity within ANC ranks and defending it against opposition parties were the main reasons the organisation's national executive committee (NEC) decided not to recall President Jacob Zuma , says the party's secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe. Read More »

Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge' after friend was murdered by Britishers


Libyan refugee Abdalraouf Abdallah, 23, was jailed for five and a half years in July 2016, having been convicted of trying to help other Manchester-based extremists to join the Islamic State jihadist group. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of government rules that bar civil servants from speaking to reporters without prior authorization, wouldn't say which country Abedi had arrived from to Istanbul. Read More »

Britain's Got Talent judges lose voting powers in format change


Alesha Dixon said the choir should be "extremely proud" while Amanda Holden added that the choir "represented your school brilliantly". 'They get so much attention it's so amusing, even more than the acts sometimes'. The lucky victor of the competition will be crowned the 11th champion of Britain's Got Talent , securing a life changing cash prize of £250,000 and a spot at this year's Royal Variety Performance . Read More »

Tulsa cop Betty Jo Shelby acquitted in shooting of unarmed Terence Crutcher


During the proceedings, Shelby said that she acted according to her training because she had reasonable fear that the victim was reaching for a gun. The ruling makes Shelby the latest white officer to escape unharmed after killing an African American over the past few years. A lawyer for Shelby said she believed Crutcher was under the influence of hallucinogenic drugs. Read More »

Staff shakeup looms in U.S. White House


Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, in an interview on NBC's " Meet the Press ", said he would not confirm the stories about Kushner's conversations, but added that he was "very concerned" about reports of the Trump administration approaching Russian Federation "from a theoretical standpoint". Read More »

Cool Hand Lue: Cavs coach keeps NBA champs calm amid chaos

As Chris Haynes of ESPN .com noted, Steve Kerr answered questions with media Monday with Brown less than 100 percent. No team has been able to stop the Golden State Warriors so far in the postseason. Brown wasn't around during the past two Finals when the Warriors faced the Cavaliers, so he has watched some of last year's Finals. Kerr, 51, travelled with the Warriors for the final two games of the Western Conference Finals in San Antonio. Read More »

Trump delays return to U.S., delivers quick victory speech


But in the end, officials said, the result was better than they had feared. "We also further isolated the Iranian regime over its hostile and destabilizing actions and reaffirmed that Iran must never be allowed to obtain under any circumstances a nuclear weapon", Trump said.ump used his trip to promote "America First" policies, promoting $110 billion worth of arms sales to Saudi Arabia and telling G-7 allies that the United States needs a more level playing field on trade. Read More »

Republican Wins Montana Special Election Despite Assault Charge


A Fox News reporter who witnessed the attack described seeing Gianforte grab "Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him". After the altercation Wednesday, Gianforte's campaign issued a statement blaming the reporter. Four candidates were vying for Montana's only House seat, but two candidates were seen as the main contenders - the Republican Gianforte and Democrat Rob Quist . Read More »

Cannes Film Festival 2017


He added: "I personally don't perceive the Palme d'Or [should be] given to a film that is then not seen on the big screen". According to the Yonhap news agency, Netflix's Chief Content Officer, Ted Sarandos, told reporters the company is "very proud to partner" with distributor Next Entertainment World "to also give Korean viewers an opportunity to see the film in theaters at the same time". Read More »

Rajkummar Rao offers help to unsuccessful class 12th students


The pass percentage gap between the government and private schools has increased to 9 per cent this year from 2 per cent last year This clearly indicates that the government schools are leaping forward and seem to be in flawless mood to change the course of their reputation. Read More »

Mahesh Babu's Spyder teaser on May 31, film to release in September


All the fans of Mahesh Babu are eagerly waiting for Spyder movie. Mahesh Babu's spy thriller Spyder was to release on August 11, along with Shah Rukh Khan's untitled film and Akshay Kumar's Toilet. The actor is set to reveal the teaser on the eve of his father Krishna's 74th birthday. The first look of Prince has created a lot of curiosity about the film, but the delay in its release disappointed his fans. Read More »