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Jason Dufner, David Lingmerth share Memorial lead


That all changed at the 18th where he found a greenside bunker on approach, despite being in the fairway off the tee, and swallowed his lone bogey of the round. Open, with Johnson set to defend his title at Erin Hills in Wisconsin in two weeks' time. But it was a tough day for world number one Dustin Johnson , who carded a six over par round of 78, including a triple bogey on the par three 16th. Read More »

Trump on historic Paris climate change pact: 'We're getting out'

Before the decision was announced, Sorondo told the Italian daily La Repubblica: "If Donald Trump really decides to pull the USA out of the Paris accord it will be a disaster for everyone". Yesterday, Musk tweeted that he has "done all I can to advise directly to POTUS, through others in WH & via councils, that we remain" in the Paris agreement. Read More »

Death penalty in Turkey would mean end to EU accession talks: Juncker


The US will remove itself from the deal, joining Syria and Nicaragua as the only countries not party to the Paris agreement. "I believed in tax competition, which is a principle of the [EU] treaty and I still believe in tax competition, but I am focusing my attention now more on fair tax competition", he said. Read More »

White House downplays tensions with German leader

The relationship between Merkel and Trump contrasts with the warm ties between her and former United States president, Barack Obama-who last week travelled to Berlin to attend a key Protestant conference. For her part, Merkel had called on Trump after his election to uphold the values of Western democracy following a divisive presidential campaign. Read More »

Conservatives 'raise 11 times more than Labour' in third week donations

The party also said it would save an average rail season ticket holder £349 a year by 2022 by changing the way fare increases are calculated. Despite the Labour fightback, the Conservative Government still dominates all United Kingdom 2017 betting markets outright, with a Tory "Most Seats" victory heavily backed at 1.07 (93% of outcome). Read More »

Trump meets two candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

However, on 17 May the deputy attorney general appointed Mueller as special counsel to oversee the FBI's probe. The Senate Intelligence Committee is now investigating the possible connections between senior figures from the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the election, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Read More »

Flynn to give Senate panel some documents in Russian Federation investigation

The Senate intelligence committee announced Comey's appearance, and a Comey associate said he had been cleared to testify by Robert Mueller, another former FBI director now overseeing that investigation as special counsel. On Tuesday, Cohen, Trump's personal lawyer, acknowledged that he is resisting a request from congressional investigators seeking information from him about possible contacts with Russian Federation. Read More »

Trump in new attack on German trade tactics and defence spend


Merkel tried to ease the dispute Tuesday by saying "transatlantic relations are of paramount importance". "And that is why I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands". When Trump was inaugurated in January, Merkel had told the billionaire and former reality TV show star that cooperation would be on the basis of shared democratic values. Read More »

36 bodies found in Manila casino after attack


Oscar Albayalde , Manila's chief of police, said: "It's either he lost in the casino and wanted to recoup his losses or he went totally nuts". Numerous dead suffocated in the chaos as guests and staff tried to flee choking smoke at the complex, as per sources. Read More »

Gunman Storms Manila Casino, Police Suspect Robbery

The bodies were found in the smoky gambling room by firefighters and all died from suffocation and smoke inhalation, Metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde said. People ran screaming out of Resorts World Manila , which is across a road from one of the main terminals of the Philippines' worldwide airport, according to television footage. Read More »

Huckabee: Hillary's Still Making Excuses Because She Can't Admit She Failed


Mrs Clinton's online message was shared by more than 149,000 people with many hailing her for the "witty" response. And of course, she blamed the Russians - not without some justification, given their alleged role in hacking her emails and using WikiLeaks to dump them at the height of the election - and former FBI Director James Comey's investigation of her private email servers. Read More »

Philippines says 8 foreign fighters killed in southern siege

A military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Fortes was dismissed because not all his forces were in the city when the rebels began their rampage, even though military intelligence had indicated that Islamist militants, including foreign fighters, were amassing there. Read More »

WH says Israel peace hopes sparked embassy delay

Written into that act was a provision that allowed the president to sign a six-month waiver that would delay the move . The Palestinians are praising President Donald Trump's decision not to move the U.S. Literally nothing has changed since Trump made that promise in the Israeli-Palestinian standoff except that Trump's visited both sides as president. Read More »

Ariana Grande plans Manchester benefit concert after attack


Greater manchester Police indicated that information will no longer be shared with U.S. counterparts as the force described the eight men who remain in custody as "significant" arrests in their "fast-moving investigation". The report included pictures of the remnants of a backpack and a battery that investigators believed were used by Salman Abedi, the man behind the bombing, to carry and detonate an improvised explosive device (IED). Read More »

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.2 quake strikes near Salton Sea


U.S. Geological Survey recorded three earthquakes Tuesday in Northwest Oklahoma. The natural disaster happened about 8:19 a.m. about 16 miles west-southwest of the Imperial County city of Westmorland. There are no reports of damage or injury from Thursday's quake, according to the Harper County Sheriff's Department. A weaker quake, 2.7 magnitude, was recorded about 6:45 p.m., according to the USGS. Read More »

U.S. routs New Zealand 6-0, plays Venezuela in U20 QF


Sargent , who also plays for the U.S. U-17 team, tied Jozy Altidore (2007), Eddie Johnson (2003) and Taylor Twellman (1999) for the most goals scored by an American at the U-20 finals. His father, former USA national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, watched from the stands. The score was 1-0 at halftime as Josh Sargent opened the scoring in the 32nd minute with a deflection in front of goal on a Justin Glad shot. Read More »

The White House's Contradictory Message on Kushner


The "evasion may also reflect what sources close to Spicer describe as the White House's waning patience with the press corps", explains Byers. For two days in a row, since returning from President Trump's trip overseas, the White House press secretary has held uncharacteristically short press briefings in which he claimed not to know the answer to questions, outsourced questions to other officials or dismissed the premise of questions entirely. Read More »

'Friendly fire' kills 11 soldiers and wounds seven in Philippines


Responding to reporters in a news conference, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana blamed the incident on the "fog of war," saying that "accidents happen, like this". Associated Press journalists Teresa Cerojano in Manila and Kiko Rosario in Singapore contributed to this report . This prompted Duterte to cut his trip to Russian Federation short and declare martial law throughout the southern region of the country. Read More »

GE2017: May tries to revive Tory campaign with Brexit push

Jeremy Corbyn is "excited" by the mood surrounding next week's general election - and says he's more than prepared to lead the country as the next Prime Minister . "Honestly, things are going from bad to worse", she said. Tory activist Ian Ferguson said his father-in-law - a lifelong Labour voter - had been ready to switch to May before the social care row. Read More »

Clinton blames Trump associates, Russia for election loss


Clinton responds: "You know, look". When White House spokesman Sean Spicer was asked about the cryptic word he told incredulous reporters that Trump "and a small group of people know exactly what he meant". She's back from her unexpected presidential defeat, back from walking the woods in Chappaqua, N.Y., and back from the political purgatory that all defeated presidential candidates are supposed to remain in long enough to emerge as respected emeritus figures. Read More »

United Kingdom police make 11th arrest over Manchester bomb attack


Dozens were also wounded in the incident. "My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loved ones", she wrote. After Abedi's mother and three of his siblings were brought in for questioning, a Libyan official told of a final phone call he placed to his mother and brother just before the attack. Read More »

Comey expected to testify about Trump conversations

Pistole would replace Comey, who was sacked as he led an investigation into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation to sway the 2016 presidential election. While the White House downplayed stories about the Russian Federation investigation, officials did their best to tout the President's recent trip to the Europe and the Middle East. Read More »