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As Brexit looms, May nears unionist deal

On Tuesday she held talks with Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster , whose eurosceptic Northern Irish party has 10 parliamentary seats and could shore up May's minority Conservative government. The report cited unnamed sources, and the Finance Ministry declined to comment. May would remain the prime minister of the country while the DUP MPs would play a critical role in helping the Conservatives remain in power. Read More »

US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?

Paul McGinley reflects on a disappointing week for Rory McIlroy at the US Open and looks at some of the factors behind his missed cut at Erin Hills . Incredibly, this is the first time the top three in the OWGR have ever missed a cut in the same major. He opened Thursday with a 9-over 81. But there was no hope for Day and McIlroy. Read More »

Portugal sees Ronaldo fully focused on Confederations Cup

KAZAN, Russia (AP ) - Cristiano Ronaldo is finally getting an attacking partner he can count on. Ronaldo was making the headlines on Friday, two days before Portugal's Confederations Cup debut in Russian Federation, because of a report that said he wants to leave Real Madrid and Spain following allegations that he defrauded the country's tax authorities. Read More »

Russian Federation scores wild first goal vs. New Zealand at 2017 Confederations Cup

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Meant to act as a World Cup preview, the Confedrations Cup is always an interesting look at the top teams from each confederation in the world, as well as the reigning World Cup winners and the host nation of the next World Cup. The European champion opens its Group A program on Sunday against Mexico in Kazan . Russian Federation deserved its first-half lead after twice having shots stopped on the line in the opening 10 minutes. Read More »

New York Times sues Federal Bureau of Investigation to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

Rosenstein sees no reason at this point to recuse himself from overseeing the special counsel's investigations involving President Trump and the 2016 presidential election , the Justice Department said Friday. NPR's White House correspondent Tamara Keith reports . - The Russia probe clearly is still on President Donald Trump's mind. But Trump later said in a television interview that he fired Comey at least in part because he was frustrated over the Russian Federation ... Read More »

England power to Test series triumph in Argentina

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Debuting an 11th player in the absence of a horde of British Lions, England repeated its feat of 2013 by winning both tests in Argentina against a Pumas side that had the benefit of playing as the Jaguares in Super Rugby for four months. England took a narrow 18-13 lead into half-time following maiden global tries from lock Charlie Ewels and centre Piers Francis in addition to eight points from the boot of George Ford, while Argentina scored through Joaquin Tuculet's touch down and two ... Read More »

Ben Carson: Give Mueller a chance on Russian Federation probe

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President Donald Trump made a surprising comment about the possible investigation into obstruction of justice for firing former FBI Director James Comey . Since appointed as special counsel last month, Mueller has not publicly discussed his work. Trump's tweets come after the top lawyer for his transition team warned the organization's officials to preserve all records and other materials related to the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Looming expansion draft turns up trade chatter around NHL

Wilson left the option of a deal with Vegas on the table, while indicating there could be moves made with other teams, too. Here today, gone tomorrow and thanks for playing. The rest of the picture looks fairly clear: Shayne Gostisbehere, Radko Gudas and Brandon Manning figure to be shielded on defense (Andrew MacDonald and his big salary probably won't be) and Michal Neuvirth likewise to stick around in goal. Read More »

Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russia story

President Donald Trump took to Twitter early Friday morning to confirm that he is under investigation - or as he likes to call it, a "witch hunt". President Donald Trump's transition team has been ordered to preserve materials related to ongoing investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, the New York Times reported on Friday, as Trump again assailed the probes. Read More »

Andre Iguodala does not want Warriors to visit White House

LeBron James , whose Cavaliers won the title previous year and fell to the Warriors on Monday, said during a visit to Obama's White House in November that his team would "have to cross that road" if it triumphed again under Trump. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green appears to be taking some shots at the Cleveland Cavaliers. At a rally after the parade, Green mocked James' contention that he had never played for a super team. Read More »

US Senate votes near unanimously for new Russia, Iran sanctions

Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican , ticked off a series of Russian aggressions that he said have gone without retaliation: annexation of Crimea , intervention in Syria, meddling in Ukraine and threatening North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries, as well as the USA election interference. Read More »

Steve Kerr trolls LeBron James at Warriors' championship parade

Earlier in the day, James posted a photo of himself working out, while sporting a new closely-shaved head. Them dubs finally made him go bald! "Congrats bro", he wrote. I'm not quite sure. "I'm petty. I've been waiting for a while coming up with ideas". They also miss the spark of hope when their best player signs an extension, when the team makes a miraculous trade for one of the league's best players and when the team begins to claw its way out of the darkest pits of defeat and ... Read More »

Trump acknowledges he's under investigation

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The tweets were clear signs of the president's frustration and anger over the revelation, published on Wednesday evening in The Washington Post , about the investigation by Mueller , who is heading an independent probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read More »

Warburton to captain Lions in Dunedin

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But the Welshman is candid about the fact he is not guaranteed a place come the Test series opener, especially given the way Sean O'Brien filled the number seven shirt last time out. It is a once or twice in a lifetime opportunity for some guys and it's important to enjoy it rather than putting pressure on yourself so that's the approach I've gone with". Read More »

Warriors say trip to White House not on their minds

The 33-year-old swingman, known as a ferocious defender and dunker as well as being socially conscious, suggested it's possible Trump may not even be in the White House by the time the team potentially heads to Washington D.C. " It means the world for me to win the championship ", Durant told the crowd. "You don't want anybody to have to sacrifice in that sense, you don't want to force anybody to take that approach but at the end of the day we know what's best for us as a group going forward". Read More »

Joe Root bids to learn from Champions Trophy agony

Pakistan had started their campaign with a crushing defeat to India. On the back of their tremendous wins over world number one South Africa and world number four England, Pakistan have now climbed to seventh in the ICC one-day internationals rankings updated on Wednesday. Read More »

Chuck Schumer mocks Donald Trump's praise-filled Cabinet meeting

Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin swears that the love-fest shown to President Trump at Monday's cabinet meeting wasn't at the president's request. "We now have a very strong voice", said USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley . Not all of Trump's officials were as glowing - Defense Secretary James Mattis, for example, used his speaking slot to praise USA troops - but the message from the Trump Cabinet was clear: The agenda is moving forward. Read More »

Stream Big Boi's Bumpin' New Solo Album 'Boomiverse'

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Big Boi has revealed that he very almost landed a part in Netflix blockbuster Stranger Things . "The first time I met Tupac, we were opening for him in OH and he was pulling up to the hotel in a limousine, and he jumped through the partition of his limo and threw the vehicle in park because the driver wouldn't stop because he wanted to holler at me and Dre", he wrote in the thread. Read More »

Sailing-Sweden beat New Zealand to level America's Cup duel

The Kiwi helmsman claimed a 2-1 lead in the Challengers Series finals after Artemis lost their skipper to Bermuda's Great Sound. They then made a decision to sail their boat home slowly, rather than continue racing, and went down 2-1 in the best-of-nine series. Read More »

Lions send message to All Blacks ahead of test series

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Unless Peyper applies the law strictly, Saturday's opening Test is going to suffer as a effect. Still, the win and its inherent solidity will have proved some boon to Lions head coach Warren Gatland . Halfpenny's third penalty put the Lions 9-7 ahead at the top of the second quarter, only for petulance from Itoje to cost his side. Carried well bar one hit when he was shoved backwards, and good supporting line on Sexton's shoulder made an incisive break. Read More »

Ligue des champions: Le Real corrige la Juve et conserve son titre

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C'est dire la prouesse que vient de réaliser le Français et l'admiration et le respect qu'on lui porte. Une défaite qui est doublement amère car bien avant l'entame du match, le président du club italien, Andrea Agnelli, avait fait une promesse des plus surprenantes aux joueurs de la Juve en cas de succès ce Samedi 03 Juin 2017 à Cardiff (Pays de Galle). Read More »