• National Spelling Bee a fiercer competition than NBA Finals Game 1

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    To the victor goes a $40,000 cash prize from Scripps, a big trophy and other awards, including a $2,500 US savings bond from Merriam-Webster and trips to NY and California for televised appearances. She said she felt "amazing" after her victory, adding: "It was just fun to see how far it would go". Then she paused for a few seconds before spelling the word easily.
  • Mercedes take top two podium spots in Canadian Grand Prix

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    Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas followed Hamilton home for the team's first one-two of the season, while Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was on the bottom step of the podium for the third straight race. There were some manoeuvres where I almost wanted to close my eyes - but ultimately I think the team and the vehicle deserved more. "I had my first win here 10 years ago and to repeat it this weekend is incredibly special", Hamilton said.
  • DeSantis talked with gunman just before shooting started

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    Rep. Ron DeSantis told Fox News about an encounter he had with a man prior to the shooting who wanted to know what party the practicing baseball players belonged to. The shooting happened around five minutes later. "I am sickened by this despicable act", Sanders said. "I am safe", Duncan wrote. "The team has been using the field for years", DeSantis said.
  • Backed forces announce 'great battle' to capture Syria's Raqqa from IS

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    Backed by Russian air strikes, troops seized the villages of Khirbet Mohsen and Khirbet al-Sabaa from IS fighters, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said. Last week, the Pentagon announced that it started delivering weapons to the SDF , saying they were necessary to capture Raqqa. He also said the SDF and the Raqqa Civilian Council have asked civilians to leave Raqqa.
  • Australian leader disappointed Trump parody became public

    Australian leader disappointed Trump parody became public

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    Donald Trump and Malcolm Turnbull shake hands during their meeting in NY in May. "It was handsome. It was the most lovely putting-me-at-ease ever", Mr Turnbull told guests at the Canberra press gallery's charity ball on Wednesday. "You know the online polls. they are so easy to win ". Not the fake polls, not the fake polls, not the fake polls! "We are winning... not in the fake polls.
  • Cristina encabezará en Buenos Aires el frente "Unidad Ciudadana"

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    Así no se puede vivir más. Así no hay futuro", anunciaron los dirigentes de Unidad Ciudadana a través de un comunicado. Además al Encuentro por la Democracia y la Equidad, de Martín Sabbatella, más conocido como Nuevo Encuentro; a Compromiso Federal, de los Rodríguez Saá, y al Partido de la Victoria, que preside el exintendente de Bragado, Aldo San Pedro.
  • Jeff Sessions Evades Kamala Harris' Question During Congressional Testimony

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    Levenson, who now teaches law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, said Sessions' testimony did not offer new clues into Russian interference in the election or the events leading up to Trump's firing of Comey. The press secretary said it was due to the recommendation in the two letters by Sessions and Rosenstein. AL FRANKEN: I'm glad to be here. Republicans were mostly non-combative, if not friendly to Sessions Tuesday, maybe none more so than Sen.
  • Three people dead after house fire in Hamilton

    Three people dead after house fire in Hamilton

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    By the time crews first arrived on scene, Hamilton Fire spokesperson Claudio Mostacci says that there was heavy smoke billowing from the front door. The two others people were transported to hospital, where both were pronounced dead. "It is a tragic day here in Hamilton", he told CP24. Mostacci said the fire was quickly extinguished and did not spread to adjoining properties. The Office of the Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate.
  • "Es falso que Ley de Inclusión obligue a cerrar colegios" — Presidenta Bachelet

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    Durante su participación en la inauguración de un jardín infantil en la comuna de Recoleta, la Mandataria indicó que es sano que en democracia existan diversas opiniones en la materia, pero que no es sano la desinformación y los mitos. Asimismo, destacó importancia de que "Chile no sólo tenga acceso a la educación, sino que la educación sea de calidad para todas las familias; y como yo decía que no dependa de la plata que tenga cada familia para pagarla".
  • Defence must now convince jurors in Cosby trial

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    Rohrig, who serves on a national committee involved with drug-facilitated crime research, said the drug has been used to facilitate sexual assault . Cosby admits he gave Andrea Benadryl , an over-the-counter antihistamine over a decade ago.
  • Rodman gives Kim the gift of Trump: 'The Art of the Deal'

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    A USA national security spokesman, Michael Anton, told CNN Rodman was not acting as a representative of the U.S. government or President Donald Trump and stated that he does not believe the President has spoken to Rodman since he entered office.
  • Confía Videgaray en pronto acuerdo sobre Venezuela en OEA

    Confía Videgaray en pronto acuerdo sobre Venezuela en OEA

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    Los embajadores en la OEA deberán resolver ahora una data para otra reunión de consulta de cancilleres sobre el mismo tema a celebrarse antaño de la Asamblea Genérico de la estructura, que tendrá división entre el 19 y el 21 de junio en Cancún, México .
  • Apple to turn iPhone into hub of medical information

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    A secretive team within Apple's growing health unit has been in conversations with developers, hospitals and other industry groups about consolidating all the clinical data like pathological reports and allergy lists into an iPhone. Bud Tribble, Apple VP of Software Technology and a trained physician with a background in medical research, has been involved with The Carin Alliance.
  • Sessions, Like Trump, Totally Unconcerned About Russian Hacking

    Sessions, Like Trump, Totally Unconcerned About Russian Hacking

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    Russia Times , another Kremlin-owned news agency, called the FBI's investigation into Sessions' meetings with Kislyak as "attempts to attack" the ambassador. While the Justice Department has said Mr Sessions recused himself in March because of his involvement in Mr Trump's campaign , Mr Comey testified that the Federal Bureau of Investigation knew of information that would have made it "problematic" for Mr Sessions to be involved.
  • El 85% de los venezolanos rechaza la reforma constitucional de Maduro

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    Maduro atraviesa su peor momento desde que asumió en 2013 y la ola de protestas iniciada el 1º de abril no tiene visos de llegar a un fin. En el sondeo realizado entre el 29 de mayo y el 4 de junio , los encuestados debían responder cuán de acuerdo estaban con la afirmación "No es necesario cambiar la Constitución actual".
  • Cristina Kirchner anunció el frente Unidad Ciudadana para las PASO

    Cristina Kirchner anunció el frente Unidad Ciudadana para las PASO

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    El problema no es el pasado que todos y cada uno de los argentinos tenemos, sino que con las políticas del Gobierno de Cambiemos no hay futuro para nadie. Frente a ese escenario, el ex ministro de Cristina Kirchner intentó asegurarse el control del Partido Justicialista . Esto no significa que necesariamiente habrá otro frente sin el PJ, sino que desde del miércoles se constituirá un nuevo espacio que ya no se llamará Frente Para la Victoria.
  • GTA Mod OpenIV Receives Cease And Desist From Take-Two

    GTA Mod OpenIV Receives Cease And Desist From Take-Two

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    The OpenIV group said in a message today ( via PCGamer ), "We feared that this day would come..." Popular GTA V modding tool OpenIV has been downed following the claimed receipt of a cease and desist notification from publisher Take-Two Interactive.
  • Evo Morales rindió homenaje a Ernesto "Che" Guevara en su natalicio

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    Estuvo presente en el Congo , convencido de que sólo la acción insurreccional armada era eficaz contra el imperialismo, y al año siguiente volvió a Iberoamérica para promover una revolución de ámbito continental, eligiendo a Bolivia para instalar una guerrilla que pudiera irradiar su influencia hacia Argentina, Chile, Perú, Brasil y Paraguay.
  • Salvaje paliza a dos chicos por robar un celular en Córdoba

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    Según el portal eldoce.tv, las personas golpearon al menor hasta que el chico quedó con la boca y la nariz ensangrentada, llorando y gritando sin desconsuelo . " Si chorea no es niño ", expresó una de las personas en el video. Fue en la esquina de avenida General Paz y 9 de Julio que los vecinos atraparon al de 13, según las fuentes, y lo retuvieron hasta que llegó la Policía .
  • Claypole: matan a un colectivero de un tiro en la cabeza

    Claypole: matan a un colectivero de un tiro en la cabeza

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    Un chofer de la línea 514 fue asesinado de un disparo en la cabeza cerca de la estación de Claypole, en el partido de Almirante Brown, ante lo que la Unión Tranviarios Automotor ( UTA ) dispuso un paro por 24 horas en todas la líneas de colectivos de la Zona Sur del gran Buenos Aires.
  • Pánico por incendio en Londres: 6 muertos

    Pánico por incendio en Londres: 6 muertos

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    Los bomberos seguían luchando contra el fuego mientras las llamas asomaban por las ventanas en todo el lateral de la Grenfell Tower, en North Kensington . " Predijimos que una catástrofe como ésta era inevitable y que solo era cuestión de tiempo para que sucediera ", agrega. Tanto Cotton como Khan subrayaron que se llevará a cabo una "exhaustiva investigación" para determinar las causas del fuego, después de que varios vecinos hayan declarado que denunciaron a las autoridades ...
  • London fire chief: No more survivors expected

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    Investigators probing the Grenfell Tower fire will have to look at which of those recommendations were implemented in the building and which were not, said Jim Fitzpatrick, a former firefighter who now serves in the House of Commons. London's fire commissioner says it will be a miracle if any survivors are found following a devastating high-rise fire that killed at least 12 people.
  • Jeremy Corbyn reshuffles shadow cabinet

    Jeremy Corbyn reshuffles shadow cabinet

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    Jeremy Corbyn has appointed Owen Smith, his rival in last summer's bitter leadership contest, to be Labour's shadow Northern Ireland secretary. Smith resigned as shadow work and pensions secretary in the wake of the European Union referendum last June.
  • Watch Ubisoft's E3 2017 press conference here

    Watch Ubisoft's E3 2017 press conference here

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    The second most exciting announcement at Ubisoft's press event was that of Skull and Bones - a brand new IP from Ubisoft Singapore that takes inspiration from the naval battles of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag . Those versions of the game are receiving a new "Extreme Pack" featuring rocket wings, base jumping, and speed gliding. There's a promise of 30 minutes of actual gameplay right after the show.
  • 'I'll 100pc testify on Comey claims'

    'I'll 100pc testify on Comey claims'

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    The House intelligence committee sent a letter Friday asking White House counsel Don McGahn whether any tape recordings or memos of Comey's conversations with the president exist now or had existed in the past. Following former FBI Director James Comey's blockbuster Senate testimony, Sen. The White House has denied collusion with Moscow. According to his testimony and reports, Comey was the only one left in the room with the president after Mr.
  • President Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

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    He was wounded in a gunfight with Capitol Hill police at the scene and later died. He was transported in shock to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, a Level I Trauma Center. It's got to stop. Rabin was seen accompanying the Trumps to the exit when they were leaving. Doyle put his hand on Barton's shoulder several times as the Republican, who was at the practice with his son, recalled the horror of realizing that friends and co-workers were under attack.
  • After talk of Comey's 'lies,' Democrats want Trump to testify under oath

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    Comey testified Thursday that he memorialized a February conversation he had with the president in which Mr. Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . He also recused himself from the FBI's investigation into Russia's election meddling. The veteran lawman expressed confidence that could be a matter ripe for investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller, though he declined to offer an opinion on whether it met such a threshold.
  • Activist Seeks Trumps' Help in Freeing Labor Investigators in China

    Activist Seeks Trumps' Help in Freeing Labor Investigators in China

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    Hua had worked for labour rights organisations for over a decade and was investigating a factory in southern Guangdong province for New York-based rights group China Labor Watch . He said that his investigators have never been detained like this before. She said that police called her Tuesday to inform her that her husband had been arrested .
  • Congressional Shooter A Trump Critic And Sanders Fan

    Congressional Shooter A Trump Critic And Sanders Fan

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    A total of five people were taken to local hospitals, but it was not clear if there were others injured. "This city was filled up with demonstrations the day after the inauguration, where you couldn't drive down the streets", King said. His demeanor was "calm", witness Falisa Peoples said. He said it is important to address disagreements in a way that does not "trigger" an unstable person on either side of the aisle.
  • Closing gender gap at work to raise benefits

    Closing gender gap at work to raise benefits

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    In 2018, both rates of unemployment are expected to remain relatively unchanged, keeping the gap, therefore, at its current level, with no anticipated improvement in the gap before 2021 based on current trends. "This could also unlock large potential tax revenues". Furthermore, the ILO report also highlighted the need to "redefine the roles" of men and women at the workplace.
  • EU Commissioner: UK General Election Results to Impact Spirit of Brexit Talks

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    Barnier had previously set a timetable of talks starting the week beginning June 19, with agreement on initial issues by autumn of this year and a provisional Brexit deal in October 2018. "I think that on the issue of citizens' rights it has to be the ECJ because there's no other global body that could adjudicate on that". Kubilius added: "I think there will be a greater demand for a softer Brexit now and that is to be welcomed".