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Afghan girls will be allowed into USA for robotics contest

Afghan girls will be allowed into USA for robotics contest As POLITICO first reported, the president learned of the story and asked officials in the National Security Council to see if it could assist. Without the reversal, the girls would have had to watch via video link from their hometown in western Afghanistan . [Full Article...]

Aussie Scott shakes up schedule in search of Open glory

Aussie Scott shakes up schedule in search of Open glory McIlroy's last appearance at the Scottish Open in 2014 was pivotal, as he won The Open Championship the week after at Royal Liverpool. "In this game, you've got to be in the moment and you've got to be focused and where you're at now and looking forward". [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un shows 'softer side' to celebrate missile launch

While several experts opine the missile may hit Hawaii or San Fransisco, some fear it may reach Seattle or any other main city but the question remains important, is the North Korea is capable enough of launching a big missile with nuclear weapons? The bill, which was signed into law by President Obama, targeted Pyongyang's financial supporters, enhanced sanctions on North Korea's nuclear and ... [Full Article...]

Field Breakdown - US Women's Open Conducted by the USGA

Field Breakdown - US Women's Open Conducted by the USGA It's been 12 years since Webb entered the LPGA Hall of Fame and 11 years since she won the last of her seven major titles. "Our focus is exclusively on the game of golf". You have got to take it by the horns and go out there and get it done. The USGA has faced pressure from women's groups and three Democratic U.S. senators to move the event because of Trump's comments about women and minorities,... [Full Article...]

Malala Yousafzai Is Celebrating Her Birthday With a Girl Power Trip

Malala Yousafzai Is Celebrating Her Birthday With a Girl Power Trip Within a short span of time, the young woman has not only won many awards and accolades, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, but over the years, Malala has become a strong voice for women empowerment across the globe. While at the camp, Malala spoke to girls like 13-year-old Nayir who had to pause their education because of violence. The stop in Iraq marked the latest installment of You... [Full Article...]

Xi, Trump meet on ties, hot-spot issues on G20 sidelines

Xi, Trump meet on ties, hot-spot issues on G20 sidelines A pair of US Air Force B-1 Lancer bombers accompanied by fighters from Japan flew near the Korean Demilitarized Zone in a direct message to the North Korean government after their latest missile launch last week. Until very recently, the Trump administration had pressured Beijing to rein in North Korea - a major trading partner - in a bid to halt Kim Jong-un's development of nuclear weapons be... [Full Article...]

Texas teen's death blamed on 'Blue Whale Challenge'

Texas teen's death blamed on 'Blue Whale Challenge' The self-harming behavior must be documented on social media, and each Blue Whale participant must report to an "administrator" who doles out the macabre tasks outlined in a Reddit thread. A number of different hashtags- #bluewhalechallenge, #curatorfindme, #i_am_whale - act like homing signals for the anonymous curators. "It's a reminder of one of the many dangers and vulnerabilities that chi... [Full Article...]

Even WaPo's Moscow Bureau Chief Is Skeptical About The Russian Lawyer Story

Trump jumped to his son's defense, saying in a statement: "My son is a high-quality person and I applaud his transparency". President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter in May that investigations by the U.S. and his associates. Appearing on " Hannity " on Fox Tuesday night, Trump Jr. said, "For me, this was opposition research". Sessions said at a March 2017 news conference that ... [Full Article...]

The aftermath Mosul liberation and confirmation of al-Baghdadi's death

The aftermath Mosul liberation and confirmation of al-Baghdadi's death The campaign to retake Mosul took the USA backed Iraqi Security Forces several months and cost thousands of lives. "Iraqi government and US-led coalition forces failed to adequately adapt their tactics to these challenges - as required by worldwide humanitarian law - with disastrous consequences for civilians", Amnesty said in a report named "At any cost". [Full Article...]

Calvin Johnson admits Lions' losing record impacted decision to retire

Calvin Johnson admits Lions' losing record impacted decision to retire The bowl is the championship game for American football in Italy . following he spoke about his decision to retire, reporters asked Johnson if he had ever considered changing teams. Johnson is not in as favorable with his former team, making it easy to understand why there may be a little jealousy of Lynch. Johnson started on the topic by saying that continuing to play in Detroit a... [Full Article...]

Federer makes Wimbledon semifinals for 12th time; Djokovic retires with injury

Federer makes Wimbledon semifinals for 12th time; Djokovic retires with injury On the other hand, Federer eased into the quarterfinals for the 15th time at Wimbledon , as he defeated Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-2, 6-4. Muller had a marathon match of almost five hours in the previous round against Rafael Nadal , and he saw the court for more than three hours against Cilic. [Full Article...]

VP Pence to talk health care in Lexington on Wednesday

VP Pence to talk health care in Lexington on Wednesday In a campaign-style speech at a small business, Pence said the revised health care bill that McConnell planned to introduce Thursday adheres to conservative principles that would deliver more affordable health care with greater choices for consumers. [Full Article...]

Officer, skateboarder hurt after mob incident at San Francisco's Dolores Park

Officer, skateboarder hurt after mob incident at San Francisco's Dolores Park Gatpandan said one officer was injured and transported to the hospital. Their names were not released. Some reports say the emergency services were called when a skateboarder fell at speed but others say residents were complaining that their street had been taken over. [Full Article...]

Kaspersky Lab Survey: One-in-Four Hide Cybersecurity Incidents From Their Employers

Kaspersky Lab Survey: One-in-Four Hide Cybersecurity Incidents From Their Employers Kaspersky Lab's CEO, Eugene Kaspersky, recently said any concerns about his company are based in "ungrounded speculation and all sorts of other made-up things", adding that he and his company "have no ties to any government, and we have never helped nor will help any government in the world with their cyberespionage efforts". [Full Article...]

Trump heads to France for Bastille Day celebrations with Macron

Trump heads to France for Bastille Day celebrations with Macron But even though the parties of both men control their respective legislatures, Trump's chronic troubles at home make him far less likely to advance an agenda that's comparatively as ambitious as Macron's, Rosenberg said . But on a two-day trip to Paris, Trump plans to meet with the newly elected Macron, have lunch with military officials, tour the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte and on Friday at... [Full Article...]

Paralympian Abdullah Hayayei dies after training accident

UAE Para athlete Abdullah Hayayei died following a training ground incident on Tuesday evening in London, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) informed in a release. He said: "It was decided not to postpone the World Championships and they will open on Friday night as planned". He placed fifth in the discus at the 2015 World Para Championships in Doha, Qatar. [Full Article...]

North Korea calls U.S. practice bombing run a provocation

North Korea calls U.S. practice bombing run a provocation However, as Trump continues to express a desire to work alongside China when it comes to North Korea , Beijing has accused Washington and Seoul of worsening tensions in the region with joint military exercises. The Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany , ended over the weekend with President Moon Jae-in making a successful debut for his first multipartite diplomacy . [Full Article...]

Merkel says Ivanka Trump G20 participation is ok

Merkel says Ivanka Trump G20 participation is ok But Ms. Trump's appearance riled the president's critics, who have questioned the role that Mr. Trump's family members play in the administration. Ivanka Trump sparked accusations of nepotism after she stepped into her father Donald Trump's shoes for a brief period at the G-20 summit in Hamburg , Germany, on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Grenfell Fire: Heartbreaking final plea revealed as brother searched for doomed sister

Grenfell Fire: Heartbreaking final plea revealed as brother searched for doomed sister The Mayor of London accused the leadership of the embattled authority of having a "big disconnect" with survivors of the tragedy, while Andy Slaughter, MP for nearby Hammersmith, called it "jaw-dropping". "Anyone who has ever been in local govt knows how jaw-dropping that is". We will put our reserves towards building council houses. Around 250 staff are working on the Met's two-pronged investig... [Full Article...]

Cookie Monster Was Stuffed With Cocaine, Cops Say

Cookie Monster Was Stuffed With Cocaine, Cops Say The tinted windows were also reportedly to dark to see inside. When he approached the auto, he smelled marijuana, which prompted a search of the vehicle. That prompted Swilley to search McNair's vehicle where he found a backpack with a Sesame Street Cookie Monster doll inside of it. Paperwork found inside the backpack indicated the backpack did belong to McNair. [Full Article...]


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