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Summerhays takes advantage of Dufner collapse at Memorial

Summerhays takes advantage of Dufner collapse at Memorial

Jason Dufner entered moving day with a comfortable five-shot lead after he set the Memorial Tournament's 36-hole scoring record with back-to-back 65s, but Muirfield Village wasn't almost as kind to him Saturday. "I definitely didn't think I would be three shots ahead with a 68". Greg Chalmers is next best of the Australians, fighting back with a 68 to take a one-under total after 36 holes, while Cameron Smith (71) and Rod Pampling (73) are at one-over. Read More

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Prosecutor urges jail for Penn State ex-president in sex abuse scandal

Schultz, Curley and Spanier are scheduled to be sentenced for child endangerment Friday, June 2, 2017, in Harrisburg, Pa., for failing to report now-convicted sexual predator Jerry Sandusky to authorities in 2001. Prosecutors are seeking jail time for Spanier at Friday's hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Penn State's football program suffered heavy sanctions from the NCAA, and the university has paid out almost a quarter-billion dollars in fines, court verdicts, settlements and other ... Read More

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Congress Subpoenas Trump And Obama Officials In Russia Inquiry

This week, Nunes subpoenaed the three intelligence agencies - CIA, FBI and NSA - seeking unmasking requests sought by three former Obama administration officials: National Security Adviser Susan Rice, CIA Director John Brennan and U.N. But on Wednesday, he used his power as chairman to issue subpoenas related to the inquiry. The congressional and FBI investigations into Russian election meddling appear to be ramping up, and getting more uncomfortable for the White House. Read More

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Obama Slams Trump Over Paris Climate Deal

Trump ran on rejecting climate science and putting "America First". Jeff Immelt, chief executive officer of United States conglomerate General Electric, tweeted: " Climate change is real". Specifically, it requires countries to set their own targets for reducing emissions by 2020. That figure represents the United States' share, she said. Read More

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NY officer dragged by car, critically injured; 2 in custody

NY officer dragged by car, critically injured; 2 in custody

Officer Dalsh Veve was hospitalized in critical condition after the dragging, which took place around midnight Saturday in Brooklyn. Last night, at approximately 11:50 p.m. Veve was rushed to Kings County Hospital where he remains in critical condition late Sunday. Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association of New York City said,"Once again, we're standing in the hallway of a hospital for a heroic police officer who went out while we were sleeping - went out in ... Read More

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Texas A&M tops Iowa 3-2, reaches final in Houston Regional

Texas A&M tops Iowa 3-2, reaches final in Houston Regional

Freshman Braden Shewmake hit a two-run homer, Nick Choruby had four hits with two RBIs and Texas A&M beat Baylor 8-5 in the opener of the Houston Regional on Friday. Judkins scored on a infield single by Mitchell Boe and Hoeg scored when Chris Whelan was hit by a pitch. Iowa never trailed against the Cougars, scoring once in the second on Robert Neustrom's RBI single and again in the fourth on back-to-back doubles by Norman and Boe for a 2-0 lead. Read More

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Elderly man attacked by man with cane

Elderly man attacked by man with cane

Friday. Meanwhile, a bystander who was standing just a few feet away notices what is happening and makes a heroic effort to stop the attacker in his tracks. The son said everybody in the neighborhood knows his father, a Cuban immigrant, who has lived in the area since 1983. "I don't know who the man is and I've never seen him before", Llorens said. Read More

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Red Sox lefty headed to DL after bullpen slip

E-Rod has been one of the most consistent pitchers on the Red Sox this season, apart from Chris Sale of course. On the field, Sale rebounded from the rocky first inning; He buckled down and didn't allow another run. He lasted just 2 2/3 innings in his last start, giving up five runs on seven hits in a loss versus the Yankees . Baltimore Orioles' Seth Smith rounds the bases on a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Baltimore , Friday, ... Read More

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2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

Mladenovic will play either 10th seed Venus Williams or 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky for a spot in the last four. There was, like, few points that she played well at the end of the match, and kind of that was it'. The Serbian will next face the No. 6 seed Dominic Thiem, who got past Horacio Zeballos 6-1, 6-3, 6-1. "I was not thinking a lot because it's, you know, a lot of thinking in this tournament for me in the matches and stuff, so I try to go out there and block everything and just ... Read More

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1 arrest as hundreds gather for Portland rallies

CNN crews on the scene observed that most of the arrests were concentrated in the area of counterdemonstrators. Christian, the man accused of stabbing two commuters to death who tried to stop him from hurling anti-Muslim insults at young women on a light-rail train came from a stable family and was a rambunctious teenager who spiraled out of control as he entered his teenage years, according to court records and acquaintances. Read More

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3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

Two other former aides, ex-athletic director Gary Schultz and onetime vice president Tim Curley , received similar terms of jail followed by house arrest. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that emails show the officials considering, then rejecting, the idea of reporting Sandusky to the police. The judge said the men could serve a substantial portion of their punishment on home confinement with electronic monitoring - meaning just two months in jail each for Spanier and Schultz and ... Read More

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Van hits pedestrians on London Bridge

British police said they were dealing with "incidents" on London Bridge and nearby Borough Market in the heart of the British capital Saturday, as witnesses reported a vehicle veering off the road and hitting several pedestrians. I saw a young girl stabbed in the chest. The attack had harrowing echoes of an attack on London's Westminster Bridge when 52-year-old British Muslim convert Khalid Masood rammed his auto into pedestrians before crashing into the barriers surrounding ... Read More

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Terror returns to London, six killed in attack

The capital's Metropolitan Police said they were also responding to stabbings in Borough Market , not far from the bridge, and in Vauxhaul area, located on the south side of the city, Efe reported. He then killed a police officer with a knife before himself being shot and killed by police. CBS News reports several people are injured. That witness said the van hit five to six people. Read More

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Body recovered at Cambria explosion site

Seventeen people were said to be working inside the plant at the time of the explosion. The plant was cited in 2011 by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for dust explosion and fire hazards, and the agency ordered the company to pay a $3,500 fine, the Associated Press reported . Read More

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For First Time In 4 Years, Solo Speller Claims National Bee Crown

For First Time In 4 Years, Solo Speller Claims National Bee Crown

When Rajeev failed to spell the Scandinavian-derived word "marram" during his turn, Ananya spelled two in a row correctly. And she took time to console Rohan, who remained in his seat, wiping tears from his eyes. Ananya clinched the championship by correctly spelling the word " marocain ". "Definition, please", she asked with a big smile. Ananya is the 13th consecutive Indian-American to win the bee and the 18th of the past 22 winners with Indian heritage, a run that began in 1999 with Nupur ... Read More

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Spicer refers all Russia-related questions to Trump's lawyer

The important take away from this is, of course, that Spicer did not elaborate or explain what was covered by the phrase "on these matters". As much as the president would do the nation and world a service by telling any and all investigators to push ahead and push ahead rapidly to put the entire " Russia matter" to rest, that is not likely to happen. Read More

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'I knew them all': Confident Ananya Vinay wins spelling bee

'I knew them all': Confident Ananya Vinay wins spelling bee

Vinay takes home a $40,000 cash prize and trophy, along with a $2,500 USA savings bond and complete reference library, a trip to New York City and Hollywood. Whoever takes the title, he or she will be the first outright victor in a while. "Weekends, she'll do it, vacations, she'll be like I studied spelling my entire vacation it was so much fun", said Soraya Abedi, friend. Read More

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Ex-Penn St officials sorry didn't do more in Sandusky case

Ex-Penn St officials sorry didn't do more in Sandusky case

The sentences for former university president Graham Spanier , athletic director Tim Curley , and vice president Gary Schultz come six years after Sandusky's arrest. Prosecutors slammed all three men, saying they cared more about themselves than about protecting children. But Spanier, Curley and Schultz didn't report him to child welfare authorities or police. Read More

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Ex-Penn State president will serve 2-month jail sentence

Former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz departs after his sentencing hearing at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Friday, June 2, 2017. Sandusky was convicted in 2012 of sexually abusing boys he accessed through his Second Mile Charity for at-risk children. Schultz and Curley are facing a maximum 23-month sentence, while Spanier could spend up to one year in jail. Read More

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Anthony Weiner: Democratic congressman 'to plead guilty' to sexting a minor

Anthony Weiner: Democratic congressman 'to plead guilty' to sexting a minor

Weiner will appear in federal court, Friday, May 19, 2017, to face criminal charges in an investigation of his online communications with a teenage girl in North Carolina. The plea, which will be filed in the Southern District of NY, comes almost six years after Weiner , once considered a rising star of the Democratic Party , resigned from Congress after tweeting lewd images. Read More

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