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Demands on Qatar are non-negotiable: Saudi

Demands on Qatar are non-negotiable: Saudi They accuse Qatar of supporting Iranian-backed groups such as Lebanon's Hezbollah movement - a charge Doha denies. Joe Scarborough took aim at Al Jazeera on Wednesday's episode of Morning Joe , slamming the news organization for being used as a prop to spread disinformation and support terrorism. [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2017 weather forecast: Showers expected during first week at SW19

Wimbledon 2017 weather forecast: Showers expected during first week at SW19 Murray took a tumble reaching for a backhand during a hit with Grigor Dimitrov and his hands went to his knees a couple of times as he stretched his body as near to the limit as he dared just a day before he opens the tournament on Centre Court against the unpredictable young Russian, Alexander Bublik . [Full Article...]

May to withdraw Britain from historic European fishing agreement

May to withdraw Britain from historic European fishing agreement The UK fishing industry was made up of more than 6,000 vessels in 2015, landing 708,000 tonnes of fish worth £775m. "Therefore, the Government's position on fisheries post-Brexit demands urgent clarification". "Put simply, leaving the Convention without assurances that the United Kingdom will claim, enforce and exploit our full 200-mile EEZ for the UK's benefit is no victory for the fishing co... [Full Article...]

'Big 4' given top-4 seedings at Wimbledon; Kerber also No. 1

'Big 4' given top-4 seedings at Wimbledon; Kerber also No. 1 Andy Murray's former coach Mark Petchey, now a Sky Sports pundit, delivers his verdict on Wimbledon 2017. Romps like that one astound: It is ridiculous that Federer at 35 years, can still dominate-and do so consistently. "[Being No1] is one of the highest points that you can reach as a tennis player... one of the highest goals of any player". And while he can beat one of them, it's somethin... [Full Article...]

India v Pakistan the marquee clash on Super Sunday

India v Pakistan the marquee clash on Super Sunday Over at Taunton, England would want to get Chamari Athapaththu early as they look for their second consecutive win after beating Pakistan on Tuesday. "We will have our strategies in place for tomorrow's game (sic)". India: Vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur sent down seven overs after sustaining an injury to the ring finger of her left hand, and was passed fit to bat as well had her services be... [Full Article...]

US Clears Big Arms Deal for Taiwan

US Clears Big Arms Deal for Taiwan Beijing cut ties with the government of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen shortly after she took office in May a year ago and has been steadily ratcheting up diplomatic and economic pressure. Beijing suspended talks and exchanges with Taipei after Tsai took office a year ago and refused to accept the "one-China" principle. But some people are concerned it could lead to an arms race with China ... [Full Article...]

People Line Up to Buy Recreational Marijuana in Nevada

People Line Up to Buy Recreational Marijuana in Nevada State law allows anyone 21 years of age and older to buy up to an ounce of cannabis, which can only be used in private homes. It remains illegal to light up in public areas, including the Las Vegas Strip, casinos, bars, restaurants, parks, convention centers and concert halls - places frequently visited by tourists. [Full Article...]

Indian women's cricket team deserves attention, says Richa Chadha

Indian women's cricket team deserves attention, says Richa Chadha India have lost only five of their 26 matches played in the last two years, while Sana Mir's side has only won five of their 21. Whereas Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav and Harmanpreet Kaur are handling the bowling department really well. The match will start at 3 PM IST (Sunday afternoon). The win turned out to be Pakistan's first against India in an ICC event since 2009. India vs Pakistan ... [Full Article...]

IDF strikes Syrian targets in retaliatory attack

IDF strikes Syrian targets in retaliatory attack Israel has fired at Syrian army positions after projectiles launched from Syrian territory landed on the Israeli side of the border, Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said on Twitter. A mortar shell was identified near the security fence in the northern Golan Heights, which is believed to be the projectile launched from the war-torn country. [Full Article...]

Hannibal Buress Pays Look-Alike To Go To Movie Premiere In His Place

Hannibal Buress Pays Look-Alike To Go To Movie Premiere In His Place At last, Spidey was home. Holland reprises his role after making his debut as the teenage web-slinger in Captain America: Civil War . But that connection will be even more explicit than we thought: according to producer Amy Pascal , the opening of Spider-Man Homecoming 2 (or whatever it ends up being called) will pick up only "a few minutes" after the events of Avengers 4 . [Full Article...]

Bill Cassidy a target of Senate health care bill's critics

Bill Cassidy a target of Senate health care bill's critics Trump supported the version of the health care bill that passed the House of Representatives, but last week called that same version "mean". But the bill's supporters were battling a dire internal threat: reluctant Republicans. Phillips and other aides to the Koch network told Reuters they want to see the Senate bill do more to roll back Obamacare's expansion of the Medicaid program for poor... [Full Article...]

Meeting with President Donald Trump in a few hours

That's according to a congressional aide and an industry representative speaking to The Associated Press. But Washington and New Delhi share concerns about China's rise as a military power. Touted as the biggest taxation reform since Independence, GST will unify 16 different taxes including excise, service tax and VAT, and transform India into a single market for seamless movement of goods and... [Full Article...]

After Vote, Party Leaders Say Perimeter Remains Battleground

After Vote, Party Leaders Say Perimeter Remains Battleground But some rank-and-file House Democrats scoffed at such explanations and raised questions about Pelosi's continued leadership. Republican ads in Georgia called out minority leader Nancy Pelosi as a rich San Francisco liberal, out of touch with the needs of middle America. [Full Article...]

Ron Johnson on GOP health care bill

In another important dynamic, lawmakers were awaiting a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office of the measure's price tag and the number of people who might lose coverage if it is enacted. Johnson was one of four senators who said Thursday, hours after the plan became public, that they were "not ready to vote for this bill". Addressing reporters Sunday, the Senate's No. [Full Article...]

Former Obama aide: 'We followed the book' on Russian meddling

Former Obama aide: 'We followed the book' on Russian meddling WHY?" Debate stirred by new Washington Post reporting that linked interference in last year's election more directly than ever before to Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed how political considerations for two administrations have allowed Moscow to avoid paying a significant price for an attempt to manipulate the United States election on an unprecedented scale. [Full Article...]

Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on U.S. health-care bill

Unless those holdouts can be swayed, their numbers are more than enough to torpedo the measure developed in private by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and deliver a bitter defeat for the president. "So, we have 142 pages to go through", she said. "Cassidy's public statements have raised the most concerns and objections about the bill that passed the House, and he's been very cle... [Full Article...]

'Predictable from Gatland': Steve Hansen disappointed by Lions coach's comments

'Predictable from Gatland': Steve Hansen disappointed by Lions coach's comments With the test series now underway, most eyes have turned to that contest and a midweek match is more a distraction than a supporting act to the main event. All Blacks head coach Hansen has not reacted well to the accusations though, and he phoned into New Zealand's Radio Sport to respond to what he described were "disappointing" comments, before adding that Gatland should know better as a f... [Full Article...]

Police Forcibly Removed Healthcare Bill Protesters Outside Senator Mitch McConnell's Office

Police Forcibly Removed Healthcare Bill Protesters Outside Senator Mitch McConnell's Office Some of the protesters were yelling "no cuts to Medicaid" as they were being led away by police. In March, a protest of around 40 people, the majority of them in wheelchairs, shut down the Capitol Rotunda for around an hour while demonstrators railed against the AHCA. [Full Article...]

Study links rise in vehicle crashes with marijuana states

Colorado legalized recreational marijuana in 2014, and OR and Washington legalized it in 2015. Gagnon said it is important for lawmakers to keep an eye on whether ME sees the same increase in accidents highlighted in the Highway Loss Data Institute study . [Full Article...]

N Ireland party leader 'delighted' with UK deal

After losing their majority, the Tories have now made a confidence and supply agreement with the DUP to prop up a minority government. The deal signed today will see 10 DUP MPs back the Tories in key Commons votes in return for £1bn extra money pumped into Northern Ireland over the next two years , that's alongside an extra £500m of previously announced funds. [Full Article...]


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