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Marcel Kittel 'inconsolable' after abandoning Tour de France


But with the likes of Kittel, Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish all out of the race, Matthews has his sights set on one more huge achievement. The first rule is to stay on your bike and he has done that when numerous big names have not. I don't know what's wrong with him, but that's up to him". I wish them all the best for their future tours and hope they get enough time to give their body the much-needed rest. Read More »

White House Boasts of Its Savings in Regulatory Rollback

About one in eight Americans who voted for US President Donald Trump past year said they would not do so again after witnessing Trump's turbulent first six months in the White House, according to a poll . A special counsel, Robert Mueller, is also conducting an investigation of Russian meddling in the USA election and any collusion between Moscow and Mr Trump's campaign. Read More »

Pearce (HR, RBI single) leads Blue Jays over Red Sox 4-3


The Blue Jays would get on the board in the 5th to cut Boston's lead to 5-1, but they would get no closer. Estrada, who's allowed 38 runs over 36 innings since June 1, is a potentially attractive option due to his track record of success in both the regular season and playoffs. Read More »

North Korea snubs South's proposal for military talks


The expansion, driven by mining and energy, marked the biggest rise since a 6.1 per cent gain in 1999. "There were cases when North Korea maintained a critical tone toward the South and still accepted our offer for dialogue". intelligence sources told CNN on Thursday. It remains unclear how long the ban will last. Overall, these developments show the growing role of the market economy (paywall) under Kim's rule, challenging the "common prejudice that North Korea must be one of the ... Read More »

Cross-voting deals blow to Oppn ahead of key polls


In her congratulatory message, Congress president Sonia Gandhi too reminded Mr Kovind that the President was also the "conscience keeper of the Constitution". The Rajya Sabha election, which are due in August, loom largely over the Congress' reaction in the matter. It was also pointed that almost half a dozen Presidents were elected with more votes than the NDA's candidate. Read More »

McIlroy wants "more than four majors" in next 10 years


Fowler is arguably the best active player yet to win a major. The American, whose Open debut came in 1998 on the same course , shot a blemish-free 65 to join Jordan Spieth and U.S. He closed his round with nine pars to post his lowest score in a major championship. What the 41-year-old does not dispute is that he is playing with real confidence as exemplified by his three under par round of 67, equalling his best ever at a major, when conditions were at their most treacherous. Read More »

U.S. urges "good faith" effort to resolve Temple Mount row

Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces broke out in Ramallah , where three Palestinians were injured with live ammunition, and Bethlehem, where a Palestinian and worldwide activist were detained by Israeli soldiers. The Palestinian militant group Hamas has called for mass protests on Friday against Israeli metal detectors placed at a contested Jerusalem holy site. Read More »

Trump says fake news getting more dishonest after second Putin chat revealed

The two leaders were attending a social dinner and concert at the G-20 summit with other world leaders. Trump and Putin's disclosed meeting earlier that day has also raised some questions. The emails with publicist Rob Goldstone show that Trump Jr was told that the Russian government had information that could "incriminate" Clinton and her dealings with Russia. Read More »

WATCH HERE: Mukesh Ambani speech on 'significant announcement' on Reliance Jio


And now let me introduce India ka Smartphone , JioPhone ", he said while introducing the Jio Phone. JioPhone to be physically available from September 2017 to those who have pre-booked it. Similarly in June, Reliance and BP announced that they are moving forward to develop already discovered deepwater gas fields, bringing new gas production for India. Read More »

Protests leave 1 dead, 3 hurt in Venezuela amid general strike


He said he has never identified with either government or opposition parties, but was irked by images of national guardsmen and police launching tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters, many of them young students. "How can I eat if I don't work?" said Jose Ramon, 50, chopping bananas and melons at his stall in a market in Catia. Most residents of Caracas stayed home and businesses were closed, further depressing the country's feeble economy. Read More »

Mueller Expands Probe to Include Finances Despite Trump's Objections


I don't do business with Russian Federation. There would be no quicker way to short-circuit his presidency. SCHMIDT: Last thing, if Mueller was looking at your finances and your family finances, unrelated to Russian Federation - is that a red line? His support was rewarded with one of the most important cabinet posts , but Sessions recused himself from overseeing the Russian investigation, which was the right thing to do. Read More »

No break until health bill passed


I think he's going to continue to put pressure on my colleagues who can't seem to get to a yes to even hold a debate. Republican Sens. Susan Collins (Maine), Shelley Moore Capito (W. Sen. After taking a hands-off approach last week and suggesting on Tuesday he was fine with letting Obamacare fail , Trump demanded senators stay in Washington during the August recess until they found common ground. Read More »

Minneapolis Police Chief Says Damond 'Didn't Have to Die'


Damond was an Australian citizen, and her death has caused an uproar in the Pacific nation. " Justine did not have to die". An Australian woman who heard what she thought was a sexual assault behind her home called 911 not once but twice before she was fatally shot , concerned that officers had the wrong address when no one immediately responded. Read More »

Chris Froome still has the edge in Tour de France


The victor of five bunch sprint stages in the race's first fortnight, Kittel looked certain to carry the green jersey of points leader all the way to Paris. 'Anything could happen still, it's still very close'. This stage is an opportunity for the GC contenders to gain time against Froome especially if they can launch series of attacks that could derail Team Sky. Read More »

Ian Poulter bounces back with strong round at British Open


Little more than a year into his pro career, the newest phenom in golf is already one of the favorites to hoist the claret jug on Sunday in his second appearance at the British Open . Open victory at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. He had no flaws in his game and seemed to be untouchable at the time. But a chat with Payne Stewart at Birkdale helped convince him it was not the right path to take. Read More »

CBO: Repeal-only to cost 32 million their health insurance


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) vowed at a Tuesday media availability on Capitol Hill that in the "very near future" he'd bring to the floor an Obamacare repeal with a two-year delay on a replacement plan. That is 10 million more uninsured people than what the most recent Republican repeal and replace bill would have led to, per CBO projections. "We don't know what the motion to proceed is to". Read More »

US Shuts Down Huge Online Dark Web Market, AlphaBay


The takedown follows months of preparation and coordination from law enforcement in the US and Europe, led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the US Drug Enforcement Agency ( DEA ) and the Dutch National Police, with the support of Europol , the European Union's law enforcement agency. Read More »

China urges USA to ease trade barriers


Cattlemen's Association, says of the China market. China's maturing economy needs to further open markets to American investors and exporters so they can compete on equal footing, U.S. The op-ed read, "U.S. foreign policy is in total disarray, and world regard for the US has plummeted". Wang said China now has 300 million people in the middle-income group and their demand for quality United States goods and services is swelling by the day. Read More »

OJ Simpson seeks early prison release


Simpson from a Nevada prison, the family of murder victim Ronald Goldman is expressing "frustration" at the possible outcome. Fromong claims Simpson was duped into thinking there was stolen property in the hotel room. Simpson a few months ago. Last month, his sister, Shirley Baker, told Inside Edition that she was optimistic her brother would earn his release almost 10 years after being found guilty of the armed robbery and kidnapping. Read More »

Under 45? You will now have to work longer before you retire


Labour and the SNP both said they opposed increasing the retirement age above 66. There will then be a pause, before it increases to 67 between 2026 and 2028. "Despite recent slowdowns, life expectancy has risen considerably and at a pace higher than previous legislation allowed for". It would be illegal to change the same type of rules in a final salary pension. Read More »

FY2018 Budget Resolution released by House Budget Committee


But House Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee Chairman Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., said at the conclusion of a hearing Tuesday, "It has been noted throughout the hearing this morning that the budget resolution released this morning calls for $10 billion in reconciliation reductions from the Agriculture Committee". Read More »

Trump and Putin did not have a secret G20 meeting


The Trump administration is also under fire amid a widening investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and the possible collusion of Trump campaign associates. Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are the two most powerful people in the world. "The odd issue here, as has been the case with this White House when it comes to connections with the Russians, is that the Administration didn't disclose this meeting when it had many opportunities to do so", Alina Polyakova of the ... Read More »