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Tiger Woods to design new golf course in southwest Missouri

Tiger Woods to design new golf course in southwest Missouri There's no indication of when he'll play again - and it'd seem trying to play the U.S. Open at Erin Hills in June, a very long course with rough accustomed to that major would be inadvisable for someone with a bad back. Woods, 41, who has played in few tournaments since 2014 because of back injuries, has become more involved in his TGR Ventures, which includes the Tiger Woods Foundation, a resta... [Full Article...]

Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia

Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia Speaking to US and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier Wednesday, he called North Korea the most urgent and unsafe threat to the peace and security of the Asia-Pacific region. Pence reiterated that after years of North Korea testing the USA and its neighbors in East Asia with its nuclear ambitions, the US "era of strategic patience is over". [Full Article...]

Viewership of 'O'Reilly Factor' drops without Bill O'Reilly

Dozens of his show's advertisers have fled following reports of harassment settlements paid to other women. At some point, someone with honor AND real pull inside of Fox News will put their foot down (looking at you Chris Wallace and/or Shepard Smith), as Fox News' hyper-partisan reputation already makes life hard enough for the handful of newsmen and women they keep around to maintain the fac... [Full Article...]

Narada sting a political game: Mamata on FIR against 12 Trinamool leaders

Narada sting a political game: Mamata on FIR against 12 Trinamool leaders State Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim, Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari, Environment Minister Sovan Chatterjee, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Minister Subrata Mukherjee have also named in the FIR, they said. The opposition tore into the ruling party. Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury demanded that all the accused TMC leaders should be interrogated in the ... [Full Article...]

Disney's 'Star Wars' Theme Park is created to be Extremely Immersive

Wouldn't it be great to bring the Star Wars universe to life? Bradford Hornsby is an editor, music writer, web producer, and pop culture blogger for CBS stations in the San Francisco Bay Area. When the team behind Star Wars Land at both Disney parks say they want to provide an immersive Star Wars experience, they really mean it. The team revealed that they're not ready to announce all ... [Full Article...]

Teenage surfer dies after shark attack off West Australian coast

Teenage surfer dies after shark attack off West Australian coast Police later confirmed she had died from her injuries, tweeting their condolences and describing the attack as "devastating". Esperance Police, St John Ambulance, Esperance Marine Rescue and the State Emergency Service rushed to the scene where they treated the young girl on the beach. [Full Article...]

Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'

In response, the general staff of the North Korean armed forces threatened to launch a strike against United States military bases in Japan and South Korea, as well as the presidential residence in Seoul in case of U.S. The Trump administration is hoping that China will help rein in North Korea in exchange for other considerations. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow could not acc... [Full Article...]

Chemical attack 'fabricated' as 'pretext' to justify United States strike: Assad

The interview with AFP's Damascus bureau chief took place on Wednesday. "We shall facilitate everything which will lead to the success of the commission's work on investigation. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has begun an investigation into the alleged attack, but Russian Federation on Wednesday blocked a UN Security Council resolution demanding Syria coopera... [Full Article...]

Election kicks off with promises, rallies

Election kicks off with promises, rallies The NDP expects to finance its campaign commitments by reversing a Liberal tax cut to people who earn more than $150,000 a year, hiking the corporate tax rate and putting a price on housing speculation. "Getting rid of MSP premiums, putting the brakes on hydro until we can sort out the mess that they've made of hydro, giving an annual rental credit of $400 ... [Full Article...]

North Korea test-fires missile into sea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

Last August Pyongyang also successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile 500 kilometres towards Japan, far exceeding any previous sub-launched tests, in what the North's leader Kim Jong-Un hailed as the "greatest success". People watch a television news showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on April 5, 2017. U.S. officials reporte... [Full Article...]

World's oldest person Emma Morano dead at 117

Carlo Bava, who reported that she passed away very peacefully, while sitting in her rocking chair at home. He said she had been her usual chatterbox self until a few weeks ago. It was a habit she picked up at the age of 20, when a doctor advised her that consuming these three daily eggs would help treat her anemia. "For lunch I'll eat pasta and minced meat then for dinner, I'll have just a glass... [Full Article...]

Trump says US-Russia relations may be at "all-time low"

It was no accident Putin made Tillerson wait. Given the political climate, Tillerson was on the hot seat during his talk with Putin, which was preceded by a tense exchange with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Asked whether Assad could be subject to war crimes charges, Tillerson said people were working to make such a case, though he cautioned doing so would require clearing a high legal ... [Full Article...]

Woman fatally stabbed by Palestinian in Jerusalem, authorities say

A British woman in her twenties was stabbed to death in Jerusalem according to The Guardian . She was attacked while she travelled on a light rail train near the Old City, which was packed as Christians celebrated Good Friday and Jews marked Passover. [Full Article...]

Quotes from North Korean official about tensions with US

Quotes from North Korean official about tensions with US In an interview with the news agency AP, he warned the U.S. against provoking the country militarily. Trump has distilled the problem of Kim Jong-un's rogue nuclear-armed state into a situation whereby China is willingly slacking and forcing America to take action alone. [Full Article...]

Syria deal to evacuate thousands trapped begins

But residents in Zabadani and Madaya said conditions in their two towns had become too hard to bear. "There are at least 7,500 people expecting to be evacuated, among them are at least 1,500 rebel fighters", he said. "As long as it's temporary, we wouldn't worry about it ". Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government has struck a number deals in the past year which have provided for rebels ... [Full Article...]

Coachella boss desperate to sign Kate Bush despite booking dispute

Coachella boss desperate to sign Kate Bush despite booking dispute I'll say, 'She's never played here, and she just did 30 shows in the United Kingdom for the first time since the late seventies. During Bush's recent run of 2014 London shows, The Guardian claimed she was "borne through the audience by dancers clad in costumes based on fish skeletons". [Full Article...]

White House accuses Russian Federation of deflecting blame on Syria attack

White House accuses Russian Federation of deflecting blame on Syria attack UK ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft said it was "indefensible" for Russian Federation to continue to support the perpetrators of the attacks in northern Syria. Tillerson said the U.S. goal of defeating the Islamic State extremist group in Syria remains a priority, but that Washington hopes a UN-led peace process will allow the Syrian people to oust their own leader. [Full Article...]

ISIL now controls 'less than 7% of Iraq'

ISIL now controls 'less than 7% of Iraq' Iraqi forces backed by US-led air strikes have gradually pushed the jihadis out of a string of towns and cities over the past two years, and are now battling the group in Mosul , Iraq's second largest city. Col John Dorrian, a United States spokesman for the coalition, said the fight for western Mosul has been "difficult". Victory against IS has come at a staggering cost, with some towns and ne... [Full Article...]

UP Government To Take Views Of Muslim Women On Triple Talaq Issue

UP Government To Take Views Of Muslim Women On Triple Talaq Issue It has also raised a fundamental issue and said in a secular democracy, whether religion can be a reason to deny equal status and dignity, which is available to women under the Constitution. "It is submitted that the practice of polygamy is a social practice rather than a religious one and therefore would not be protected under Article 25", the counsel added, contending that this was "true also of... [Full Article...]

Taiwan Has Officially Banned Eating Cats And Dogs

Taiwan Has Officially Banned Eating Cats And Dogs According to the Humane Society , Virginia, California, Hawaii, New York, Georgia, and MI are the only states with laws that specifically ban the consumption of dogs and cats. Diners who tuck into dog or cat meat in Taiwan risk being fined up to £6,500 and having their name and photograph publicised after an animal protection law was amended. [Full Article...]


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