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Srikanth reaches 3rd successive Super Series final

It took Srikanth a minute less than the first game to wrap up a rather comfortable victory. But Srikanth raced to a 6-2 lead over the current All England Champi...


PM Modi hold talks with Portuguese counterpart

Trump authorized the sale, the manufactures said on Friday, but the offer is still subject to congressional approval. LISBON , Portugal — Indian Prime Min...


US Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Rise in May

Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 27,850 last month, up 7.6 percent compared to May 2016. Consequently, unadjusted median sale prices have hit a ...


Manslaughter charges possible in London high-rise tragedy

The move follows news that similar cladding was used on the Chalcots Estate to that which spread the Grenfell Tower fire in Kensington earlier this month. Scotl...


Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Guards in Custody After Boat Seized

They headed towards the platform of the oil field. On Saturday, Iran accused the Saudi coastguard of killing one of its fishermen after two fishing boats ma...


United Nations refugee agency: Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

The 2016 report showed that the number of refugees worldwide reached 22.5 million, the most ever. As in numerous less-developed countries that host most of ...


Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe's Mueller says president's pal

He did not notify White House or Attorney General in advance of his move. Well, it appears that Ruddy was right all along - he pointed out after the fact t...


Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russia probe

Was it Rosenstein, who wrote the memo criticizing Comey's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server that Trump ...


Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

Trump's speech, which came as the president signed a directive outlining his posture toward Cuba , is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to chip a...


Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

The 66-year-old gunman who shot Scalise and three other people was killed in a shootout with police at the baseball field in Alexandria, across the Potomac ...


USA military service members in Afghanistan injured in insider attack

A week earlier, a Taliban infiltrator killed three US troops in eastern Afghanistan . The US soldiers were evacuated after the "insider attack" a spokesman...


Chance of tropical cyclone development in Gulf now 90 percent, forecasters say

As of Saturday afternoon we are still watching a broad area of unorganized showers in the Gulf of Honduras. The National Hurricane Center predicts that there ...


Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

His voice got loud and deep. Earlier today, Congressman Steve Scalise underwent a second surgery related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his l...


Virginia shooter identified as man from Belleville, Illinois

Hodgkinson is suspected in a shooting that injured Rep. Steve Scalise and several others Wednesday morning. Scalise was fielding balls on second base when...


NC Congressman Robert Pittenger praises Scalise, asks public for prayers

Scalise was taken into surgery Wednesday morning, according to Scalise's office . "Finally, the shooter was shot behind home plate as he was circling around t...


Trump gives Pentagon power over Afghan troop levels

He said the administration is working on a broad Afghanistan strategy, and that he intends to set United States troop levels consistent with Trump's "strategi...


Smith frustrated after second wash-out

Four more overs needed to be played for a result to take place but Bangladesh slowed down the over-rate by bowling only pacers towards the end. Mortaza also...


The mayors of Pittsburgh and Paris: We have our own climate deal

Gov. David Ige signed SB 559 , which works to expand efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in agreement with the global agreement. David Ige, show...


Israel approves largest West Bank settlements in 25 years

The letter addressed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was written on behalf of the members of Truah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, and del...


Vladimir Putin critic reportedly detained before Moscow protest

There was no immediate police comment on his detention. Tverskaya Street, known in Soviet times as Gorky Street, is one of Moscow's main thoroughfares. For th...


Puerto Rico casts symbolic vote for statehood

Among those eager for the USA territory to become the 51st state is Pedro Pierluisi, the island's former congressional representative . No clear majority eme...


Russia says US-led coalition colludes with IS in Syria

US-backed fighters battled the Islamic State group Thursday as they tried to push further into the jihadists' Syrian bastion Raqa, two days after finally enteri...


Trump honors fallen veterans in honest Memorial Day speech

Like his three most recent predecessors, Trump never served in combat nor the active-duty military, and at one point during his campaign past year he offended v...


Alonso: No decision on McLaren future before September

If there are 25 or 26 races maybe it's good in some aspects but in others, how demanding becomes your life? You know, if we are winning before September or so...


Qatar FM rejects intervention in foreign policy

Bahrain , Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the UAE and several other countries severed diplomatic and transport ties with Doha on Monday, accusing it of supporting ...


Bond hearing scheduled for Augusta woman accused of leaking classified documents

Her attorney told reporters she plans to plead not guilty. The mother and stepfather of 25-year-old Reality Leigh Winner , the NSA contractor accused of le...


Donald Trump pushes Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

Jordan also revoked the license of Doha-based TV channel Al Jazeera , government spokesman Mohammad al Momani said . While he has even held out hopes that a c...


Hillary Clinton ridicules President Trump over 'covfefe' tweet

Hillary Clinton says President Donald Trump has unleashed a level of vitriol and hate that is "incredibly unsafe". "Having two organizations is redundant, an...


London police report 'incident' on London Bridge

This incident comes just days before Britain's general election on June 8, and less than two weeks after a suicide bombing in Manchester killed 22 people, inc...


Two Tri-State spellers eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee

In the morning, Propper passed her first test in the oral competition, correctly spelling "capoeira", a noun that describes a Brazilian martial art influenced...