• Patrick Reed revisits Rory McIlroy's ill-advised comments after Masters victory

    Patrick Reed revisits Rory McIlroy's ill-advised comments after Masters victory

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    This is the 50th year on tour for The Heritage, which was first played in 1969, with Arnold Palmer claiming the inaugural event. This was a Ryder Cup star and a 5 time PGA Tour victor, certainly no back number. AU golf coach Jack O'Keefe does not know Reed personally, he never coached him. He would have been sixth to the career Slam. "I am leading", he said.
  • 3 long-term effects the gender pay gap has on women

    3 long-term effects the gender pay gap has on women

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    For Latinas and black women , that gap is even bigger. "Women earn only 81 cents to a man's dollar in Hawai'i, and it's getting wider". This is true even across similar occupations - for example, women doctors make about $20,000 less than their male counterparts - and education levels.
  • China's Xi Jinping pledges to cut auto tariffs amid U.S. trade clash

    China's Xi Jinping pledges to cut auto tariffs amid U.S. trade clash

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    Xi's pledges at a business conference came as China filed a World Trade Organization challenge over one aspect of its sprawling conflict with President Donald Trump - last month's US tariff hike on steel and aluminum. But other analysts said Xi's remarks could help lay the groundwork for a compromise. The dispute is likely to end "with a concession from China ", said Larry Hu of Macquarie Group in a report.
  • Local Syrian Man Reacts To Latest Chemical Weapons Attack

    Local Syrian Man Reacts To Latest Chemical Weapons Attack

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    Both Damascus and Moscow had warned against using the allegations to justify military action against Assad. The U.N. Security Council is expected to convene Monday in NY for an emergency session on Syria . "We just have to hope that Moscow will not overreact when the strikes come". "If it's Russian Federation, if it's Syria, if it's Iran, if it's all them together, we'll figure it out and we'll know the answers quite soon", Trump said.
  • Trump said when he plans to meet with Kim Jong Inom

    Trump said when he plans to meet with Kim Jong Inom

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    In Pyongyang's first mention of official dialogue with the United States and the summit with Seoul, the North's official Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) added that Kim set "strategic and tactical issues" to be upheld by the Workers' Party.
  • Israel fires at suspects who briefly breached Gaza border

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    According to the Palestinian Journalists' Syndicate, Murtaja was shot by gunfire while standing 350 meters from the border fence. In Khan Younis, also in Gaza's south, Usama Khamis Musallam Qudeih, 29, died after he was shot in the head by soldiers.
  • Man killed in Trump Tower fire

    Man killed in Trump Tower fire

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    President Donald Trump and his family resided full-time in a triplex in the 68-story tower before they moved to Washington, D.C. and the President stays at the property when in NY - no members of the Trump family were in the building on Saturday.
  • Migrant caravan, down by half, soldiers on through Mexico

    Migrant caravan, down by half, soldiers on through Mexico

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    The comments come as Trump has been calling for more military action at the Mexico-U.S. border. Although the president has repeatedly warned about the dangers of illegal immigrants pouring over the border, the numbers have fallen. "In many places the same person in California votes many times". The hundreds of people gathered here still face daunting prospects. The president's tweet a day after the organizers of the caravan announced that they would end their journey in Mexico ...
  • First Warning Forecast: Falling temperatures, rain, wind and possible snow

    First Warning Forecast: Falling temperatures, rain, wind and possible snow

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    Temperatures will be in the middle 50s early on and then drop into the 40s by late afternoon. Areas on the Peninsulas, Eastern Shore, and closer to I-95 have the best chance of seeing snow. A few flurries along the state line is possible. According to NWS Meteorologist Mike Zwier of Charleston, Fayette, Nicholas, Raleigh and Wyoming Counties will see frigid temperatures come Sunday morning.
  • WTO is unfair, biased against US

    WTO is unfair, biased against US

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    China has yet to state how it plans to retaliate to Trump's latest threats, but it has filed a formal complaint with the WTO . President Trump is slamming the World Trade Organization for unfairly favoring China. Recently, China officially told the World Trade Organization that it would impose $611.5 million in tariffs on $2.75 billion of United States imports as a response to the U.S.
  • PM Modi meets Nepalese counterpart OP Oli

    PM Modi meets Nepalese counterpart OP Oli

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    India's indifferent response to the blockade by the United Democratic Madhesi Front had triggered speculation about New Delhi's tacit support for the protest against Nepal's Constitution for not factoring in proportional representation to the Madhesis who have Indian ancestry.
  • Trade war with China: What you need to know

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    That's why China answered Trump's tariffs with a slew of its own taxes, and why Trump subsequently threatened to impose an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods. China's media, which is strictly controlled by the government, has come out in defence of the country, painting it as a victim of a too aggressive United States bent on taking illegitimate unilateral action.
  • Jaysh al-Islam group resumes attacks against Syrian forces in Douma

    Jaysh al-Islam group resumes attacks against Syrian forces in Douma

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    State news agency SANA said Syrian air strikes hit the town on Friday in response to deadly rebel mortar fire from Douma. Supported by airpower from allied Russians, the Syrian forces intensified attacks on Douma in an attempt to cement its control of long-besieged Eastern Ghouta , according to the Observatory.
  • United Nations chief congratulates president-elect Maada Bio and people of Sierra Leone

    United Nations chief congratulates president-elect Maada Bio and people of Sierra Leone

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    Speaking to Class news, an observer in the elections, Simon Eyram Tsike-Sossah questioned why Sierra Leoneans will want to smear the former president despite his sacrifice to ensure a successful poll. The APC was the ruling party before this election. After contracting 20% in 2015, Sierra Leone's gross domestic product growth picked up a year ago, reaching 5.4%, according to the World Bank.
  • Tabu was the reason why Salman Khan shoot the blackbuck

    Tabu was the reason why Salman Khan shoot the blackbuck

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    The "Maqbool" actress, who was clad in a black chudidaar-kurta with a gumcha-style dupatta, had a sombre look while entering the court premises. Khatri in his ruling called Khan a "habitual offender", the Economic Times newspaper said. But the court refused to give Salman the benefit citing the circumstances of the case and gravity of the offence, according to a copy of the judgement.
  • Pelosi calls on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to resign

    Pelosi calls on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to resign

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    Other concerns centered on worldwide trips Pruitt took related to official visits but that involved mostly leisure time , including to Italy and Morocco; the first-class travel he sought for some of his top deputies; the frequency of his travel home to Oklahoma; and spending on furnishings for his office, among other issues.
  • Suspect in custody, charged with multiple robberies along 34th S

    Suspect in custody, charged with multiple robberies along 34th S

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    Police said the robber had a calm demeanor. A woman accused of stabbing a 15-year-old boy to death last May is now charged, along with her boyfriend, with robbing two teenagers this week. "He presented the teller with a note and then brandished a knife, took the money and fled", Budreau said. Investigators matched Garner's DNA to the scene, but have not yet identified the second masked man.