Brooke Henderson takes early lead at Women's PGA at Sahalee

12 Jun, 2016

Champions Tour: Jay Don Blake birdied three of the last five holes at windy Philadelphia Cricket Club for a 2-under 70 and the first-round lead in the Constellation Senior Players Championship. Lee started on the back nine and surged when she got to the front, making three birdies before dropping a shot late. But a rollercoaster five-hole stretch in the middle of the back nine saw him go birdie, bogey, double bogey, birdie, birdie.


USA forces in Afghanistan get Obama OK for offensive operations

12 Jun, 2016

The United States has wasted billions of dollars in reconstruction aid to Afghanistan over the past decade, and now a renewed Taliban insurgency is threatening the gains that have been made, the U.S government's top watchdog on Afghanistan said.


'Shield' actor to be sentenced in killing of wife

12 Jun, 2016

Their two sons, who were then both under the age of 10, were in the home at the time of the shooting. Actor Michael Jace appears at an arraignment hearing for a murder charge in Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles, California, United States on May 22, 2014.


Car bombing in Iraqi capital kills at least 15 civilians

12 Jun, 2016

The other attack occurred when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at the entrance of a military base in Taji area, killing four soldiers and wounding 10 others, police added. He also commended the "progress being made by Iraqi forces on the battlefield" in the city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad , where the US -led coalition has been supporting Iraqi forces in the campaign to rout IS militants from their stronghold.


Bangladesh Arrests 3000 After Gruesome Murders

12 Jun, 2016

Those arrested include 37 suspected "Islamist militants" and hundreds of potential criminals who previously had warrants out against them, as well as several hundred ordinary arrests, Bangladeshi police said on Saturday. Isis announced its presence in the country late a year ago and analysts believe they are recruiting from pre-existing Islamist extremist groups who have been carrying out such attacks since 2013.


North injury blow for Wales

12 Jun, 2016

The All Blacks selectors have resisted injecting new faces straight into the starting side for their first Test since retaining the World Cup. New Zealand recorded a 39-21 win over Wales, but the All Blacks trailed going into the final quarter, before pulling clear.


Germany's Merkel stresses she hopes Britain will stay in EU

12 Jun, 2016

Leading the "In" campaign on whether to stay in the EU, British Prime Minister David Cameron goes head to head with prominent eurosceptic politician Nigel Farage. Benchmark 10-year notes were up 14/32 in price to yield 1.6335 percent. "We don't believe the ORB online poll, our data suggests it's closer to 50-50", the campaign said in a statement on Twitter .


Nelly the psychic elephant predicts Germany over Ukraine

12 Jun, 2016

Germany's record in major tournaments with Low in the coaching circle is extraordinary . They relied nearly exclusively on their defence, which only leaked five goals in qualifying, and never conceded more than one goal in a game. Regardless of whether Hummels plays, Schneider is confident Germany are ready for the challenge of taking on Ukraine , but highlighted the threats posed by Yevhen Konoplyanka and Andriy Yarmolenko .


Queen Elizabeth II and Family Mark 90th Birthday With Parade

12 Jun, 2016

He said: "She's fantastic". In 1927, Princess Elizabeth was 14 months old when she was taken out onto the front of the royal residence by her parents the Duke and Duchess of York, later George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and her grandparents King George V and Queen Mary.


Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

11 Jun, 2016

The endorsement comes the same day Obama met at the White House with Vermont Sen. Mr. Reid has no leverage - he hasn't been running a national presidential campaign where he's raised hundreds of millions of dollars from small-dollar donations and scored millions of votes.


[Ticker] Blair and Major issue dire warning on European Union referendum

11 Jun, 2016

Ms Villiers insisted that support for the peace process was "rock solid", and said it was "highly irresponsible" to suggest the referendum result could restart the Troubles. "Surely this is the most irresponsible talk that can be perpetuated in terms of Northern Ireland - very risky, destabilising and it should not be happening", he added during the business statement in the Commons.


Food aid reaches besieged Syrian town of Daraya

11 Jun, 2016

United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura, speaking to reporters on Thursday, said President Bashar al-Assad's government had approved United Nations land convoys to 15 of 17 government-besieged areas in June. Since the February ceasefire, there have been efforts to scale up humanitarian aid. SARC said supplies arrived shortly before midnight on Thursday. Russian Federation and Syria have claimed the route is being used by "terrorists".


Turkey's Erdogan cuts short USA trip for Muhammad Ali tribute

11 Jun, 2016

Ali's connection to Turkey began on a trip he took to Istanbul in October 1976, when he met with then-Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan, who was a mentor of Erdogan. Erdogan and Jordan's King Abdullah were scheduled to speak at the funeral but lost their spots when two other speakers were added later. Another report said Erdogan and Diyanet head Mehmet Gormez were turned away when they asked to read a piece from the Quran, which led the president to cut his program short.


Sen. Warren lashes out at Republicans, Trump over judges

11 Jun, 2016

Donald Trump has been interrupted by protesters as he addresses a gathering of evangelical Christians. Gov. Bill Haslam Wednesday joined the chorus of Republican officials to take issue with Donald Trump's comments, which many have said are racist remarks, about a federal judge.


Libyan Forces Enter Sirte as Islamic State Resistance Weakens

11 Jun, 2016

If the advances are sustained, they could dislodge IS from its most important base outside the Middle East and provide a boost to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA). The worldwide community believes this could jeopardise efforts to defeat ISIL, whose threat has grown since it established a foothold in Libya at the end of 2014.


Trump Has Long History Of Stiffing Workers Out Of Thousands

11 Jun, 2016

Trump told The Wall Street Journal in May that he sometimes doesn't pay vendors and business owners if their work was merely satisfactory - "an OK-to-bad job". "It would be irresponsible if my father paid contractors who did lousy work", she said. Trump's team initially argued a contractor hired the workers, and he wasn't responsible, and counter-sued the contractor demanding payment.


Caution pervades at four of world's top central banks

11 Jun, 2016

Russia's bonds gained after policy makers cut interest rates for the first time in nearly a year, sending yields toward a level last seen in 2014 before the double whammy of an oil crash and worldwide sanctions. It also considers reintroducing the Operations with the Bank of Russian Federation bonds (OBR), she added. While the central bank shifted to an easing bias in April for the first time this year, it made any rate cuts conditional on inflation risks falling enough to have "greater ...


Israel to boost troops in West Bank after attack

10 Jun, 2016

Two women and two men were killed and six others were wounded. Police had initially said there might be a third attacker but later ruled that out after extensive searches and examining security camera footage. As an aftermath of the shooting, Israel is putting up more battalions in the West Bank. "I am also shocked to see Hamas welcome the terror attack", he said.


Crude Oil Hits 11-Month High

10 Jun, 2016

The Energy Information Administration said Tuesday that domestic crude production in May averaged 8.7 million barrels a day, down about 1 million barrels a day from its peak in April previous year. With fundamentals weighing both for and against higher prices, many traders and analysts say a price tag of $50-60 for a barrel of crude may be fair value for oil.


Ireland's Abortion Ban Is 'Inhumane'

10 Jun, 2016

She was forced to choose between carrying her fetus to term, knowing it would not survive, and traveling to a foreign country for a termination. In the landmark ruling, United Nations experts said Amanda Mellett, an Irish-American citizen, was subject to "inhuman" treatment when she was told she could not have an abortion in Ireland, even though doctors had found that the fetus had congenital defects that meant it would die in the womb or shortly after birth.


Medical marijuana legalised in US' Ohio state

10 Jun, 2016

Advocates note that the effect is cyclical: As long as the drug remains Schedule I, its hard to get funding or approval for the very studies that could help scientists reach a consensus. Who will grow the marijuana? "I mean, I did", smoke marijuana, Kasich told a Detroit radio station in March . Currently, the use of both recreational and medicinal marijuana has been entirely legalized in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington, along with Washington, D.C.


Sanders disappointed after Trump pulls out of debate

10 Jun, 2016

With his outspoken rule on the proceeds of the supposed debate, Donald Trump also blamed the networks for "not proving to be too generous to charitable causes". Even though Donald Trump is the least likely person to avoid a confrontation, it's likely his advisers told him as much. Dickerson asked Sanders whether he agrees with Trump's assessment.


Police to discuss 2009 disappearance of girl in Myrtle Beach

09 Jun, 2016

Lt. Joey Crosby with the Myrtle Beach Police Department said they've conducted hundreds of interviews in an attempt to find the missing woman. She was 17 at the time, and had traveled to Myrtle Beach on spring break with friends. Other authorities participating were Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon; Berkeley County Sheriff Duane Lewis; State Law Enforcement Division Chief Mark Keel; and U.S.


Woman stabs boy with scissors at Bay Area bank

09 Jun, 2016

The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. Monday, when Hammond entered the bank at 1298 E. 14th St. and walked over to the customer-waiting area, according to a police review of bank surveillance footage. She was initially facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon but those charges were upgraded to attempted murder due to the severity and location of the boy's wounds.


PKK carried out vehicle bomb which killed 3 in Turkey's southeast - PM

09 Jun, 2016

The blast occurred at a. A destroyed van is pictured near a Turkish police bus which was targeted in a bomb attack in central Istanbul . Footage from the scene shows many buildings heavily damaged by the explosion. He went on to say that those responsible had again proven that they were the "enemy of human values", and that in no way did the victims being police officers make their deaths any more important than any one else's.


Sinkhole spanning four-lane road swallows van in Ottawa

09 Jun, 2016

Nearby buildings were evacuated and officials said there were no reports of injuries or missing people. A burst watermain appeared to gush into the sinkhole on Rideau Street just after the collapse, but officials have since shut off the supply.


Chinese jet makes 'unsafe' intercept

09 Jun, 2016

The US Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft was flying above the sea when it was approached by the jet with a "high rate of speed as it closed in" up to 100 feet (30 meter), noted an unnamed US official. However, at a subsequent meeting with John Kerry, Chinese premiere Xi Jingping said that America and China "need to increase mutual trust" to avoid "strategic misjudgement".


Ryan focuses on policy amid GOP discord

08 Jun, 2016

The ad the highlights Navarro's impassioned rejection - "I'm livid about it". And Trump continues to make it hard for them. "It's reasoning I don't relate to, I completely disagree with the thinking behind that". The new agenda, dubbed " a Better Way " in a highly-produced video released over the weekend featuring the speaker in his office outlines the other areas House Republicans will discuss in coming weeks - tax reform, rolling back and replacing Obamacare, strengthening national security, ...


An Extra Rest Day In NBA Finals Seems Timely For Cavaliers

08 Jun, 2016

Jones and Keefe also broke down Game 2 of the NBA Finals, which the Warriors won in a second straight blowout, to start Monday's program. He didn't return to the game and was placed in the league's concussion protocol program. This is a awful setback for the Cavs who in the first two games of the NBA Finals were dominated by the reigning champs. "Obviously we are disappointed that Steph will not be available this summer, but we understand these situations arise and we are fully supportive ...


Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido rescued after kidnapping

08 Jun, 2016

Tamaulipas state Attorney General Ismael Quintanilla told a news conference that emergency services received the call after midnight on Sunday due to a "careless act by his captors". "Well, well thank God", Pulido said after being quizzed on his heath following his ordeal. "There was an exchange of punches between them", Mr Quintanilla said.



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