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Gatland concerned centre could cause Lions selection conundrum


Gatland has stuck to his promise to ensure all his 41 players receive a starting berth in the first three matches, but he has also paired some key combinations to face Scott Robinson's potent Crusaders . "Does he want to add to that?" "I watched the [America's Cup] sailing this morning and they just seem to have ice cold blood in their veins under vast pressure, and that's Richie". Read More »

Consider President Trump's tweets to be 'official statements,' says Spicer


It's not just inside-the-Beltway Republicans who are grumbling about President Trump's Twitter use. The Morning Consult/Politico poll surveyed online 1,999 registered voters from June 1 through June 2. "I think his use of social media, he now has a collective close to 110 people across different platforms, gives him an opportunity to speak straight to the American people, which has proved to be a very very effective tool", said Spicer. Read More »

Sen. Sullivan: Intercept Test Sends Clear Message to North Korea


An rocket created to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missiles is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Calif. on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. "Based on its testing record, we can not rely upon this missile defense program to protect the United States from a North Korean long-range missile", Philip E. Read More »

Amazon Has a Few Things to Say About Apple's HomePod

Apple has attempted to make Siri as savvy as Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa as a result of differences among its staff and its choices to the breaking point to what extent it stores client information, previous Apple workers disclosed to The Wall Street Journal . Read More »

Scottish National Party sees steep losses

In nearly every seat in Scotland, Ruth Davidson's party saw its share of the vote increase and the scale of her victories north of the border, despite setbacks down south, saw the Scottish Tory leader declare: " Indyref2 is dead". David Mundell appeared to rule out the prospect of a fresh vote on the issue, saying he did "not see circumstances in which we would be having a referendum in the next five years". Read More »

Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred towards US, Saudi

The Revolutionary Guards' accusation comes at a time of heightened Saudi-Iranian tensions following a regional rift with Qatar. President Trump has made clear since the campaign that he does not like Iran , and spent much of his recent trip to the Middle East pushing hostility toward Iran, as well as portraying Iran as being to blame for most of the terrorism in the region. Read More »

S&P Global downgrades Qatar's rating to AA


Standard & Poor's downgraded Qatar's debt on Wednesday as the riyal currency fell to an 11-year low amid signs that portfolio investment funds were flowing out of the country because of Doha's diplomatic rift with other Arab states . Over the past three days, Qatar's stock index has plunged 9.7 percent, while high trading volumes show regional and global investors are bailing out of the market and sending their money home. Read More »

Trump offers to help resolve Gulf crisis, UAE tightens squeeze on Qatar

Qatari officials say their emir will not accept an invitation from President Trump to visit the United States for "mediation talks" over the ongoing split between them and other Gulf Arab states, saying that the emir doesn't plan to leave the country at all while Saudi Arabia and others continue to blockade the country. Read More »

6 things you need to know about the Apple HomePod


The Apple product is billed as a high-end audio speaker powered by its Siri home assistant, putting it up against both speaker companies like Sonos and home assistants like Amazon's Echo series. Notably, the new software includes new artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality features . Only the most recent messages will be kept on the device to save storage space. Read More »

Le Qatar reste ferme face à ses adversaires


Mardi, le président américain Donald Trump, dont le pays est un allié de Ryad et de Doha, a jeté le trouble en soutenant dans une série de tweets l'isolement du Qatar qu'il a accusé de jouer un rôle dans le financement de l'extrémisme islamiste. Read More »

NY reps react to Comey testimony

Trump , uncharacteristically, stayed silent during Comey's testimony, despite earlier suggestions from White House aides that he might take to Twitter to respond. "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", Comey said toward the end of more than two hours of testimony before the Senate intelligence committee. Read More »

États-Unis : l'ex-patron du FBI charge Donald Trump et son administration

L'ancien chef du FBI relate aussi un dîner à la Maison Blanche, le 27 janvier, lors duquel Donald Trump lui aurait dit: " J'ai besoin de loyauté , je m'attends à de la loyauté " - une demande ambigüe adressée à l'homme qui supervisait à l'époque l'enquête sur une éventuelle collusion entre des membres de l'équipe de campagne de Donald Trump et la Russie pendant la campagne présidentielle de 2016. Read More »

HomeNewsCorn Mill in Fatal Wisc. Explosion Previously Cited


Cambria Village Clerk Lois Frank says local fire department officials say the search for another missing worker continued Friday at the site. The names of the victims have not yet been released. Almost two dozen fire departments and four police departments responded. "It's going to hit a lot of people, farmers, the town, companies, [and] workers", Ramirez said. Read More »

Conservatives lose ruling majority in snap United Kingdom election

However, if the voting is spread more widely and a party does not reach 326 seats then they are left with three options; form a coalition, send the public back to the polls or form a minority government . The party failed to take Halifax, which had been such a top target seat that May chose it as the place to launch her manifesto, a policy document that is being blamed for derailing her campaign. Read More »

Food, families and flights: anxiety and confusion descend on Qatar


In a preliminary report published late on Wednesday, the investigators did not say who they held responsible for the hack but said that both Britain and the United States were helping with their inquiry. Qatar called for "dialogue and diplomacy". Saudi Arabia's al Watan newspaper published what it said was a list of eight "extremist organizations" seen as working to destabilise the region from Qatar, including Qatar's al Jazeera news channel, that were targeted by Gulf Arab states. Read More »

Golden State Warriors on verge of making sports history

However, Irving, Love and Smith have all been uneven on the offensive end, while Curry, Green and Thompson have been a consistent force on offense throughout the series. But the series needs a finish and the Cavs will try one more time to do the near impossible. One loss from his fifth defeat in 8 NBA Finals appearances, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is matter-of-fact about his legacy, living in the moment and having nothing left to prove. Read More »

UK Opposition Labour Leader Corbyn Calls For PM May To Stand Down

With the smaller parties more closely aligned with Labour than with the Conservatives, the prospect of Corbyn becoming prime minister no longer seems fanciful. "I'm afraid we ran a pretty terrible campaign, that's probably me being generous". Theresa May's future looks bleak this morning as she faces losing her Commons majority. Read More »

Pound sinks on prospect of hung parliament in UK, other currencies calm

Betting agencies were already taking wagers on whether May would lose her job, and one even had Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as favourite to become PM. Her domestic reforms on issues ranging from fox-hunting to cuts to social care and education funding would also meet substantial resistance and demands for change. Read More »

Apple announces iOS 11 with Better UI, Smarter Siri


We've got the beta up and running-here are the best goodies heading your way that Apple didn't mention. Developers who have gotten their hands on the iOS 11 beta, however, have shared some evidence that there's still hope for smartphone productivity enthusiasts: multiple screencap videos posted to Twitter show off the new functionality working on the iPhone , too. Read More »

May's Conservative party may lose parliamentary majority

She argued that increasing the Conservative majority in Parliament would strengthen Britain's hand in European Union exit talks. Meanwhile, the British currency fell on Friday morning after being traded at 1.27 against the US dollar. While security was on many voters' minds, it was far from the only issue. May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lackluster campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their ... Read More »