• Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup
Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

Russian President Vladimir Putin watched the match between Russia and New Zealand and thanked FIFA for trust and cooperation during the preparation of the event that takes place one year before the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. But it is also an opportunity for coach Stanislav Cherchesov and his side to show what they can do on the pitch...

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  • Airstrike kills 25 at qat farm, say Yemeni medical officials
Airstrike kills 25 at qat farm, say Yemeni medical officials

The airstrike happened on Saturday evening and targeted al-Mashnak popular market at the centre of Shada district in Saada , Xinhua quoted a Saba news agency report - which cited an official - as saying. In October past year, 115 people were killed and more than 600 injured in a Saudi-led bombardment of a funeral hall in the rebel-controlled capit...

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  • Microsoft says Xbox One X's steep price tag won't turn a profit
Microsoft says Xbox One X's steep price tag won't turn a profit

Facebook/xboxA promo image of the Xbox One X , previously called Project Scorpio , as a cover photo on the Microsoft game console's official Facebook page. The added services will surely attract new buyers to both the console and more importantly to the Game Pass as well. He was also asked about the UI for Xbox One X and whether it will be th...

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  • Top 3 miss US Open cut, 4-way tie for the lead
Top 3 miss US Open cut, 4-way tie for the lead

Harman , who is playing his first major since missing the cut in all four in 2015, fired six birdies and one bogey in a 67 to claim pole position in his bid to become the first left-handed victor of the US Open . "I was trying to stay out of the way of Rosey". "It's good to get a good round under my belt", Stricker said. 12 and 13 to fall two sh...

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  • Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open
Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open

It also put him squarely in the mix to capture his first major. But with debut host course Erin Hills yielding to scores not typical of a US Open , Thomas couldn't hold the lead for more than an hour as Harman came in with a five-under-par 67 during Sunday's third round.

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  • Prime Minister breaks promise to keep Grenfell Tower survivors in the area
Prime Minister breaks promise to keep Grenfell Tower survivors in the area

Commander of the Metropolitan Police Stuart Cundy said in a statement that a recovery operation, which was briefly suspended for security reasons, had been resumed and family liaison officers were dealing with 52 families. Officials have yet to answer several key questions: What caused the fire, could it have been prevented and why aren't peo...

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  • Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)?
Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Nokia Oyj (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)?

Having a peek at growth estimates of the company , First Solar Inc (NASDAQ:FSLR) has current quarter growth estimates of -101.1% however it has -80.3% estimations over growth for the next quarter. Stock analysts at Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) in a report issued on Thursday. Oppenheimer downgraded ...

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  • Justin Thomas trails Harman by 1 after record day at US Open
Justin Thomas trails Harman by 1 after record day at US Open

This is his sixth year on the Tour and fifth U.S. Open . None of the top 18 has won a major, making it very likely this will be the seventh straight major to crown a first-time victor. "Being out of position off the tee does not help", he said. "I started to let it go a little bit on the back nine today", he said. "It was downwind to where I kne...

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  • Lions coach Gatland breathes easier after Maori win
Lions coach Gatland breathes easier after Maori win

Obviously they were outstanding in the second half of course. "Saying these comments about us, things he knows about or doesn't know about, that is normally a sign of a man that is a little bit anxious". The arm-wrestle approach, however, suited Gatland who was not concerned about losing two midweek games so far, as long as his side were improvin...

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  • 'Excellent' prognosis for legislator hurt in shooting
'Excellent' prognosis for legislator hurt in shooting

The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity sold more than 20,000 tickets and raised more than $1 million for charity. Organizers made a decision to go on with the game on Wednesday, hours after the shooting . House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that on Thursday night, everyone will be "Team Scalise". "I'll miss the banter...

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  • EU, UK Citizens' Status First on Brexit Talks Agenda - UK Brexit Secretary
EU, UK Citizens' Status First on Brexit Talks Agenda - UK Brexit Secretary

Britain's ruling Conservative party unexpectedly lost its parliamentary majority last week, weakening Prime Minister Theresa May just days before negotiations over the UK's departure from the European Union began. "We would restore faith in politics if we could show that this parliament can at least function in presenting a view in the national...

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  • Patrick Reed sets early clubhouse target at rain-softened Erin Hills
Patrick Reed sets early clubhouse target at rain-softened Erin Hills

Fowler came back to birdie the par-3 ninth to get back to one shot back. Leishman had raced up the leaderboard through his opening 10 holes before a double bogey at the par-four 12th hole saw him let slip a chance to catch the leaders. Exactly half of the 68-man field played it under par as three eagles and 31 birdies produced a scoring average...

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  • Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is unbelievable, says Kevin Durant
Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is unbelievable, says Kevin Durant

He also had less than 5 rebounds in the first three games of the series, before finishing with 18 over the last two games. The Warriors are now in line to form a dynasty. But like I said , we'll all figure something out. "They're going to be around for a while", he added. She felt that Smith was being unfairly hyperbolic about Durant's move ...

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  • Sony Boss Unfazed With Xbox One X Extra Power
Sony Boss Unfazed With Xbox One X Extra Power

Here are the reasons why Sony's not allowing the said feature on their console. It's worth noting that the reason why the company is doing this is its massive PS4 install base. The Nintendo Switch is dramatically lacking content, although this is set to change over time, given it is a newly released console., and those games that have been r...

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  • Youngster Andre Silva becoming Ronaldo's perfect wingman
Youngster Andre Silva becoming Ronaldo's perfect wingman

Man Utd could be set for a major transfer boost as Cristiano Ronaldo's agent will reportedly hold showdown talks with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. It's understood that Ronaldo's decision to leave Madrid is partly based on his anger towards Spanish prosecutors after he was accused of evading €14.7 million (£13m) in tax.

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  • London fire: 58 missing presumed dead
London fire: 58 missing presumed dead

David Lammy , a lawmaker from the opposition Labour Party, called for a criminal investigation of possible " corporate manslaughter " as anger grew over reports that fire-safety concerns were ignored. Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people are still missing after the fire. We know that there are still bodies of those who di...

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  • Microsoft won't be making any money on the Xbox One X
Microsoft won't be making any money on the Xbox One X

This is particularly important for rendering high res textures, since both consoles aim to offer 4K quality. Indeed. Much of the money that any platform holder makes is from software sales (that's why console games are more expensive than their counterparts on PC), and with Xbox One X this will be no different.

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  • Vivo to beat Apple, Samsung to their game
Vivo to beat Apple, Samsung to their game

Although the leak is not the first one to hint the in-screen fingerprint scanner on the Note 8 , previous reports have already seemingly confirmed that Samsung has decided against introducing the feature on the phablet. The Galaxy S8 launched with an uncomfortable fingerprint scanner mounted on its back, right next to the rear camera. They...

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  • Facebook Deploys AI To Fight Terrorism on Its Network
Facebook Deploys AI To Fight Terrorism on Its Network

Earlier this month, following a terrorist attack in London that killed seven , British Prime Minister Theresa May called on nations to create global agreements to "regulate cyberspace, to prevent the spread of extremist and terrorism planning".

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  • Britain's May Meets with Victims of Deadly High-rise Blaze
Britain's May Meets with Victims of Deadly High-rise Blaze

This latest figure, based on reports from the public, included the 30 already confirmed to have died in the fire in west London early Wednesday. Previously, the Metropolitan Police had confirmed 30 people had been killed in the inferno; the announcement Saturday almost doubles that number .

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  • Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final
Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

We have seen some really surprising results, and it's been awesome for the fans to watch and for the players to be a part of, as well,"said Kohli". "I think the difference is exposure, the exposure to massive pressure situations", Arthur, Pakistan's coach from South Africa , said.

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  • New York Times Sues FBI To Get Documents Of Trump-Comey Talks
New York Times Sues FBI To Get Documents Of Trump-Comey Talks

President Trump is fighting back against those who would implicate him in the investigation into Russian interference in last year's election. If Rosenstein recuses himself from oversight of the special counsel investigation, that role would fall to the Justice Department's No.

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  • President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'
President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'

In an address to the country , Trump struck a notably less partisan tone in response to his first major domestic crisis. Add all of that on top of Rosenstein's cryptic and unprecedented warning to the American people about "anonymous allegations", and things are looking shady all around.

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  • Facebook says using AI to fight terrorism on its platform
Facebook says using AI to fight terrorism on its platform

In their blog post, Bickert and Fishman said that when Facebook receives reports of potential "terrorism posts", it reviews those reports urgently. The first post addresses how the company responds to the spread of terrorism online. Many of these people have backgrounds in law enforcement and they collectively speak nearly 30 languages. "We want ...

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  • Defending champion Johnson out of US Open
Defending champion Johnson out of US Open

Open". Where does Justin Thomas' 63 rank among the now 31 such rounds shot in major championships? So I'm sure that the wind will stop scoring being as low as it has been. Thomas recorded nine birdies and two bogeys on Saturday, but finished the round with an eagle on the par 5 18 hole. They were joined by Harman and Fleetwood, who each had a 7...

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  • Donald Trump 'yells at TVs in the White House' about Russian Federation investigation
Donald Trump 'yells at TVs in the White House' about Russian Federation investigation

Trump said on Twitter , calling the probe into him a " Witch Hunt ". Oddly enough, Boente was acting deputy attorney general when Sessions recused himself , and until Rosenstein was appointed. And he said, the Department of Justice has a long established policy to neither confirm nor deny such allegations. A Justice Department spokesman decl...

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  • India sets sights on Pakistan clash
India sets sights on Pakistan clash

India skipper Manpreet Singh also cautioned his side against any complacency in the upcoming games against Canada and Pakistan . "They can come up with a good game and hence it is important for us to stick to the roles assigned by our coach and execute them as planned", expressed captain Manpreet Singh.

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  • Senate Votes to Limit Trump's Ability to Lift Russia Sanctions
Senate Votes to Limit Trump's Ability to Lift Russia Sanctions

However, the legislation also restricts the White House from easing sanctions without congressional approval, reports the Guardian. The Senate passed by a vote of 97-2 a measure to toughen sanctions on Russian Federation, a rare bipartisan move meant to respond to various aggressions by Russian Federation against the U.S.

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  • Juneteenth celebrations to cause road closures in Austin
Juneteenth celebrations to cause road closures in Austin

It's a celebratory atmosphere here at Juneteenth, and it's hot outside, so many people are enjoying the tropical pineapple freeze. Juneteenth has become either a state or ceremonial holiday in 45 of the 50 US states, and hundreds are taught its importance annually at a celebration.

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  • Kevin Durant Says the Warriors Aren't a Super Team Either!
Kevin Durant Says the Warriors Aren't a Super Team Either!

Golden State have no time to rest after dethroning the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for the second title in three seasons, with Durant and Curry set to become free agents. The Cavs absolutely dominated the Eastern Conference to the tune of a 12-1 record, as they made their way to the NBA Finals to face the Golden State Warriors ...

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  • Amazon shakes up grocery aisles with $13.7b Whole Foods deal
Amazon shakes up grocery aisles with $13.7b Whole Foods deal

News of the deal sent shares of traditional retailers like Walmart , Target , Costco and Kroger tumbling as much as 13 percent as investors tried to digest the implications of an Amazon-backed grocery chain. "I'm excited to see maybe if they do some kind of thing with Prime now and Whole Foods , that would be interesting to me", Hiddema...

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  • Trump again acknowledges he's under investigation
Trump again acknowledges he's under investigation

The Justice Department on Friday said any such of consideration of recusal was premature. Democrats and Republicans alike decried President Trump's tweet about the Russian Federation investigation on Capitol Hill Friday. The Post reported on Wednesday that Mueller was investigating Trump to prove whether the president attempted to obs...

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  • Paul Casey part of 4-way tie atop US Open
Paul Casey part of 4-way tie atop US Open

A year ago, he missed the cut by two shots at Oakmont. Jamie Lovemark, Rickie Fowler and J.B. Holmes, meanwhile, are a shot further back from the leaders . Sure, he birdied four of his last six holes to salvage a 71 and finish at 5-over 149. "It feels good", he said. Newly branded as the "ultimate test in golf", the U.S.

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  • Judge declares mistrial as Cosby jury deadlocks
Judge declares mistrial as Cosby jury deadlocks

Prosecutors have already confirmed they will retry The Cosby Show star, who sat motionless as the jury returned to the courtroom in Pennsylvania on Saturday, and appeared to frown as Judge O'Neill declared a mistrial in the case. Cosby was a major booster of the Philadelphia school and member of the board of trustees. The meaning of the phra...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit, report says
Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit, report says

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo appears determined to quit Spain as he believes he is being singled out for unfair treatment by the tax authorities. Ronaldo told reporters this when questioned about his time in England. Bringing him back to the place where he made his name would certainly be one of the most popular moves United manager J...

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