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Belmont Stakes 2017: Tapwrit makes late move to overtake Irish War Cry


The two were neck and neck most of the race on Saturday until Tapwrit overtook him in the final stretch by two lengths. "This is our home base", Pletcher said. Irish War Cry got a good start and stayed at or near the lead for most of the race, with Meantime , Tapwrit , and Gormley chasing nearby. Tapwrit completed the mile-and-a-half journey in 2:30.02, a full second and a half slower than Creator's 2016 Belmont. Read More »

East Commission Bill Scales Second Reading At Senate


We all have that role to play. But I think the issues go beyond just this bill. "As some celebrate for this, we have to do more work". We need to unite this country. The Section reads: "The President may subject to the approval of the National Assembly wind-up the Commission after 10 years". It is also expected to provide master plans for reduction of unemployment while also providing master plans and schemes to promote the physical development of the South East. Read More »

Stephen Colbert Praises Trump After Alexandria Shooting


Thankfully, none of the members or their staff, or police were killed today, and I will say this: Even in the horror of this day, there was reason to take heart in bipartisan responses like this. "That's something that is lacking in American politics...politicians showing, from both sides of the aisle, that they are friends". "We will use this occasion as one that brings us together", Ryan's Democratic counterpart Pelosi added. Read More »

Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna


By GCR Staff0 CommentsStriking a posture of defiance against US President Donald Trump, the governor of the state of California has used a visit to China to pledge his commitment to the Paris Accord on climate change and to sign a cooperation deal with China on developing low-carbon cities and green technology. Read More »

Trump allies now question Mueller probe, even those who endorsed him

The White House has denied those claims. The New York Times reported Tuesday that Trump was angered by reports that Mueller was close to fired FBI Director James Comey and entertained the idea of firing the special counsel. His reaction comes amid reports that U.S. president Donald Trump is considering sacking the man appointed to lead the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

PM criticised for failing to meet Grenfell Tower fire survivors

It follows her visiting the scene in west London on Thursday morning. But the posters bearing photos of children in bike helmets, young mothers and entire families testified to the fact that many remain missing. London Police said a criminal investigation had been launched, and Prime Minister Theresa May announced a public inquiry, a type of probe that's used to investigate issues of major public concern. Read More »

Ken Starr warns Trump against firing Mueller

Sessions is set to discuss the scope of his recusal from the Russian investigation , any meetings he had with Russian officials as a surrogate of the Trump campaign and the circumstances around the firing of FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Conservative media, led by Newsmax CEO and Trump friend Chris Ruddy, have suggested that the interview shows Mueller has a conflict in his special counsel investigation. The White House finally said Tuesday evening that Trump has "no intention" of firing Mueller, amid speculation and concern that he was weighing that option. Read More »

Ostapenko claims French Open title


All the credit for what you have done. "It's an wonderful thing", Halep said in a gracious speech. Keep it going because you are only a kid. In was unexpected yet spectacular, as unseeded Jelena Ostapenko produced a stunning fightback to crush Simona Halep and win the French Open title. Read More »

Grenfell Tower victims to be consulted in public inquiry

But the focus has turned to renovations completed past year that added decorative touches to the building. Hundreds of protesters also marched on Whitehall, central London , to voice their frustration at the Government's response to the fire, which ripped through the tower block in north Kensington on Wednesday morning. Read More »

Farmer unions demand President's rule in Madhya Pradesh

The previous day, police had opened fire to control the crowds at a rally in Mandsaur , where the farmers were demanding a better price for their crops and waiver of loans. The CM also announced: "To help farmers who can not pay interests, we will try to provide loan at 0% interest rate". Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan having juice from former Chief Minister Kailash Joshi to break his indefinite fast for Peace in State, in Bhopal on Sunday. Read More »

Myanmar military plane carrying 120 goes missing

A military statement said three bodies, a child and two adults, were found by a navy ship close to the southern coast of Myanmar. The Chinese-made Shaanxi Y-8 plane disappeared while flying over sea from the town of Myeik, a city on an island in the Andaman Sea, to Yangon on Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic

Scalise remains in critical condition, but his vital signs reportedly stabilized. Scalise is said to be somewhat responding to medical staff and family, according to the doctors. The president said that because of the "tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring. our country will perhaps become closer, more unified". "Trump also adds, as he's said previously, that Scalise is "having a hard time, far worse than anybody thought" following the shooting Wednesday". Read More »

Rep. Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, told reporters. A sole bullet hit his left hip and tore horizontally tore through his body, causing "substantial damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels", Sava said. Read More »

Ige signs climate change legislation

Then let's fight back three times a day by adopting an eco-friendly, plant-based diet. "Gas emissions have declined under the climate law here, and the economy has grown significantly". There is no planet B". "One man can't stop our clean energy revolution". Those are the words of North Korea. Maura Cowley, associate director of the International Climate Program at the Sierra Club , tells Bustle that 29 USA mayors had already signed on to the organization's Ready for 100 program prior ... Read More »

Trump financial form shows revenue up at Mar-a-Lago

It also served as the host of the American Petroleum Institute board meeting in March - an event that drew two members of Trump's Cabinet - while also making the family company a considerable fee. And before becoming president, he held officer positions in 565 corporations and entities, many of which had ended before he was sworn in on January 20. Read More »

Otto Warmbier, US student released by North Korea, arrives home in coma

A North Korean foreign ministry official, requesting anonymity because no formal North Korean statement had been released, said only that Warmbier was released and left the country Tuesday. "No one", Fred Warmbier said. A small group of family friends was nearby to celebrate Warmbier's arrival, cheering and holding signs that read "Pray for Otto" and 'Welcome home Otto'. Read More »

America college student held in North Korea returns to America


He was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion after he tearfully confessed that he had tried to steal a propaganda banner. The Warmbier family said North Korean officials told the US envoys that soon after his trial in March 2016, their son reportedly became sick with botulism, an illness caused by a toxin, and fell into a coma after being given a sleeping pill, according to the Post. Read More »

Injured Capitol Police officer throws out first pitch


We can and should take the example of former Democratic Congress member Gabby Giffords. "The baseball game (between the GOP and Democrats) has been going on (in the summer) for several decades", he said. This hate will not divide us; it will unite us. "We would not be here today if it was not for the thin blue line that the Capitol Police did", he continued. Read More »

Hundreds gather at protest after Minnesota officer acquitted


Castile's mother, Valerie Castile , emerged as a calm voice for change after her son's death. Later, she said: "My son loved this city, and this city killed my son". "My reaction? The verdict was a correct verdict, the jury worked hard", said Yanez attorney Earl Gray as he walked to his auto. The County Attorney said the case was about Castile, but it was also about the legal process and doing what was right. Read More »

DOD: No decision yet on Afghanistan troop numbers

As a candidate, Trump deplored the waste of America's wars and suggested he would try to end them. Senator John McCain, the chairman of the Armed Forces Committee, pressed Mattis on the deteriorating situation during the Tuesday hearing, saying the United States had an urgent need for "a change in strategy, and an increase in resources if we are to turn the situation around". Read More »

London Police Raise Death Toll In Tower Fire To 30

Prime Minister Theresa May faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" as she returned to the site of the devastating fire in west London on Friday after being criticised for not meeting victims in the wake of the tragedy. She said many identifications would probably be done via dental records, predicting that such samples would be more likely found from people who died of smoke inhalation, rather than those killed by the fire itself. Read More »

US Gov't Can't Use Senate to Evade JCPOA Responsibilities: Iran

In a rare moment of bipartisan unity, the Senate voted 97 to two to approve the sanctions, with only Republicans Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky voting against. "Europe's energy supply is a matter for Europe, and not for the United States of America", Kern and Gabriel said. To become law, the measure would have to clear the Republican-led House of Representatives and be signed by President Donald Trump. Read More »