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by | June 18, 2017 | 02:06

Moscow retaliated by banning imports of Western food, which also hit ordinary Russians by spurring inflation, and barred some individuals from entering Russia . Special Counsel Robert Mueller is conducting a separate probe. To become law, the legislation must pass the House of Representatives and be signed by Trump.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:03

Masters champion Sergio Garcia of Spain. Also moving into top spot were American Charley Hoffman with birdies on three of his five opening holes and Rickie Fowler, who started one shot off the pace but got grabbed a share of top spot with a birdie at the first.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:59

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green appears to be taking some shots at the Cleveland Cavaliers . "I remember exactly where I was this time a year ago, and it wasn't a great feeling", Curry told the crowd at a rally after the parade.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:02

But even for Watson, it all started with Dufner's bad day. "I thought I was in control (after 36 holes and) I had to get over it quick". Its a 72-hole tournament, theres a lot of things that can happen out there. So many putts were just so close. "Majors are very hard to win, but I feel like I have the type of game to compete". He stuffed his approach on No.

by | June 18, 2017 | 02:02

Although Gingrich resigned as speaker after humiliating loses in the 1998 Congressional election, the House later impeached Bill Clinton on obstruction of justice charges. "Turns out, even Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the (Senate) intelligence committee, says there is zero evidence of collusion ". Gingrich on Friday said he has warned the president and Trump's aides of just how serious the current investigations are.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:56

Halfpenny, recently challenged by Gatland to make the 15 shirt his own ahead of the first Test against New Zealand on 24 June, swiftly made up for his part in allowing Maori to take the lead by converting another penalty halfway through the first period.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:52

Thomas needed an eagle on the par-5 18th hole to reach the feat, and he produced with a deadly-accurate 3-wood from the fairway. Thomas, decked out in fluorescent pink trousers, was on the move quickly with a birdie-birdie start and had an even hotter finish to his front nine, carding birdies on four-of-five closing holes, including the last three to move to seven-under.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:41

But today's Quicken Loans Arena-themed T-shirt "burn" is probably in response to LeBron James' " Ultimate Warrior " tee from previous year, which he wore after the Cavs won the NBA Championship. "I've been feeling good", James says, noting that he'd been thinking about shaving his head for some time but denying that the Warriors inspired him to do it now.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:34

People have also speculated on how Trump would react to a possible boycott from Curry and the Warriors , suggesting the president might carve out time to tweet about the team. On Wednesday , Curry said that "as a team", the Warriors will "have a conversation" about a possible White House visit. As for Curry, Business Insider reports that if he decides to stick with the Warriors, he'll be eligible for a five-year, $207.4 million contract, which would boost his salary to $35.7 million ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:32

Critics have called the Warriors a super team with the addition of Kevin Durant previous year . It is a business. A decision has not yet been announced, but Curry has made his feelings clear. Come on-you know King James better than that. On paper, the Warriors appeared unsafe and capable of outscoring any team ever put together. "Because I knew he wanted it", Wanda Durant responded.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:31

King James , who has been compared to Hall of Famer Michael Jordan , took on MJ's bald-headed look, showing off his shaved head on his Instagram account. The Warriors swept their way through the Western Conference playoffs and then closed out the Cavs in five games. Green said James had started the super team concept.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:32

They were joined by Harman and Fleetwood, who each had a 70. "For the most part, the wind was nonexistent". He didn't make a birdie the rest of the way and had to settle for a 70. Behind the leading quartet, a logjam grouped eight players within two shots of the lead. That fell one short of the record for most sub-par rounds in the second round, when 47 players broke par in 1990 at Medinah Country Club.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:24

The Canadiens will receive Buffalo's third-round pick (No. 68 overall) in next week's draft as part of the deal, which was announced Saturday. In 225 games for the Canadiens over the last five seasons Beaulieu totaled 60 points (7+53) and had a plus-19 rating with only one season on the negative side.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:14

Nadal lost just 35 games across the fortnight as he swept to the title in familiar style, and concede just one solitary break point to Wawrinka in the final, which he duly defended. "The feeling I have here is impossible to describe". Nadal now holds a 16-3 edge over the 32-year-old Wawrinka in head-to-head meetings-including 6-1 on clay-and made it 10-for-10 in French Open finals.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:10

This Southern California kid with the fast feet, soft glove and budding bat, fair or not, will be forever linked with the Falvey-Levine era in Twins history. For Lewis, who has signed with UC Irvine, celebration of the moment meant cake and bowling with his family. "In my opinion, Royce Lewis is the best player in the country", Kay told Baseball America .

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:00

As fans celebrating on the streets of Cardiff proudly sang "Somos los reyes de Europa (We are the kings of Europe)", a traditional team chant, it was only fitting that one of the dignitaries congratulating players in the changing rooms was Spain's former King Juan Carlos.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:54

McIlroy , along with Dustin Johnson and Jason Day, made history in becoming the first top 3 in the history of the World Golf ratings to all miss a cut at the same major. That foursome does not quite roll off the tongue like the 1974 gang of Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Raymond Floyd and eventual victor Hale Irwin, but nevertheless.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:53

Murray is the first goaltender in National Hockey League history to win the clinching game for the Stanley Cup in each of his first two seasons. Other details were still being finalized Monday and will be announced later. Patric Hornqvist broke a scoreless tie with 1:35 left in regulation of Game 6, which proved to be the game-winner. Instead, they missed because beyond building a good team, a team has to have great luck to win.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:48

Fox dropped 39 points (13-of-20 from the field) on Ball and the Bruins to lead the Wildcats to an 86-75 win. "Fox stands at 6'3" weighing 176 which makes him an undersized point guard at the next level. Most NBA experts expect Fox to be drafted after that threesome, going to Phoenix fourth or Sacramento fifth. Fox said the attention the Balls have drawn to themselves will result in National Basketball Association opponents' resolve to stifle a rookie Ball.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:47

The tournament, which features the champions of the six different football confederations as well as the reigning World Cup victor and the host of the next World Cup, acts as a trial event for the upcoming World Cup hosts, with 10 matches staged over two weeks.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:48

Koepka made a lightning start with four birdies in his first seven holes on the back nine, as Fowler picked up a shot at the seventh to put the pair all-square at nine under. Tommy Fleetwood lines up a putt during the second round of the 2017 U.S. Open. With only eight shots separating top to bottom going into the weekend, someone from way back has a chance to make up ground in a hurry.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:45

The 39-year-old Haas, who defeated Roger Federer in the second round on Wednesday, was playing for the last time at the grass-court tournament, and he was accompanied by his six-year-old daughter Valentina at the post-match news conference, where she sat on his lap.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:42

World Cup holders Germany and the six winners of Federation Internationale de Football Association confederations descend on Russia for the two-week tournament that will allow the hosts to assess the readiness of four of its World Cup venues and its ability to handle fans from overseas.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:43

Victor Martinez was released from the hospital Saturday morning, after spending two nights there with an irregular heartbeat. Along with placing Martinez on the DL, the team also called up catcher/first baseman John Hicks from Triple-A Toledo.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:40

The Coyotes have traded longtime starting goaltender Smith to the Calgary Flames . While he could potentially improve with a new team, the Flames should till be tired of his career 2.70 goals against average and.913 save percentage as they absorb 75 percent of the $5.666 million per year contract that he'll be earning for the next two seasons.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:38

Diego Costa insists he will look for an exit route out of Chelsea after being told by manager Antonio Conte he is not in the Italian's plans for next season. Many friends called me in the last hours to ask about it, but Diego did not comment on that. But the former Atletico Madrid hitman is not interested in a big-money move to China.

by | June 18, 2017 | 00:29

Germany, who qualified for the eight-team event by winning the World Cup in 2014, have a 38 percent chance of winning the final in St. Petersburg on July 2, according to ESPN's Soccer Power Index (SPI). In addition to being an idol, Ronaldo also serves as a mentor for the talented young forward. "This is the final word on Cristiano", Santos said, about halfway through his appearance in front of the media.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:39

The occasion was the annual congressional baseball charity game between the Democrats and Republicans at Nationals Park, a day after and a short distance from the practice field in Arlington, Virginia, where Scalise and four others were struck by a gunman's raining bullets.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:39

Fleetwood endured a dip in form past year before reviving his form when he returned to his former coach, Alan Thompson, a move that soon reaped rewards when he won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship in January. NOTEWORTHY: A 94-year-old man stopped breathing while in a grandstand on the sixth hole and died of what officials said appeared to be natural causes.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:33

He drilled threes when the Cavs needed them most, played defense on three of the most potent offensive players in the National Basketball Association, and when no one else was open, he threw up an alley-oop to himself. "What we've built here is truly special". "If you want to win, it doesn't matter". This is my third year here, and we haven't won every game. So, it is a business.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:34

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving completed breathless drives to the basket for a combined 77 points while Kevin Love battled for rebounds, out-hustling the Warriors on several occasions. It was Stephen Curry with 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists. "He took over", Steve Kerr said of Durant following Golden State's stunning 118-113 Game 3 victory.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:26

This newspaper had Kovalev winning by a point, but Ward earned respect here. "When they first announced the victor I could not believe it", said Kovalev, who enters the fight 30-1-1 with 26 knockouts. The championship event takes place Saturday, June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:18

He destroyed a Logan Verrett offering in the bottom of the sixth inning, launching the ball over the bleachers in center field. New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius is greeted by teammates after hitting an RBI single during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels , Monday, June 12, 2017, in Anaheim , Calif.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:18

I think it's just the ignorance, the convenient ignorance. Durant did indeed join a ready-made contender by teaming up with two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry on a team that won it all in 2015 and were runners-up past year after a season in which they had a record 73 wins in 82 games.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:13

The 177th U.S. Open golf tournament continues today in Erin Hills in Erin, Wis., with the third round of the PGA Tour's second major of the season. That's more than any before in the first round of a US Open . This one he'd rather forget. Normally, Johnson will feast on the par-five holes because of his tremendous distance, and he will have to do a better job Friday.