• Yachting: New Zealand make fast start in America's Cup final
Yachting: New Zealand make fast start in America's Cup final

Jimmy Spithill and his mates with Oracle Team USA might need to start tapping out an SOS from the Bermuda Triangle. Asked if that meant Team USA might borrow some ideas from New Zealand, Spithill didn't balk. Coutts successfully defended the America's Cup in 2000 before jumping to Swiss startup syndicate Alinghi of Switzerland and sweeping his ...

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  • PM Modi hold talks with Portuguese counterpart
PM Modi hold talks with Portuguese counterpart

The official hinted the visit will show "concrete examples" that India is a "major defence partner" - a reference to the Trump administration's decision to authorise the sale of 22 unarmed Guardian drones to India. The lawmakers - Republican House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and Ranking Member Richard Neal, and Republican Sena...

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  • Pricey in SF, America's Cup hasn't gotten any cheaper in Bermuda
Pricey in SF, America's Cup hasn't gotten any cheaper in Bermuda

We have more on the table. Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill admitted changes made to his boat - including the removal of their lone "cyclor" pedestal - had made it lighter but more "on edge", meaning it lacks the same control it had previously.

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  • Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0
Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

What was perhaps odd was Saudi Arabian referee Fahad Al Mirdasi pulled the game back a couple of minutes after the incident for it to be reviewed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). We had a chance to get a draw. The European Champions are expected to cruise past New Zealand tonight with a dominating performance and we may very well see t...

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  • Sikkim CM backs Gorkhaland demand
Sikkim CM backs Gorkhaland demand

It was the state government which has violated human rights and slapped false cases against the GJM, he claimed. Bimal Gurung said the GTA was a "closed chapter" and that the next all-party meeting will be held on June 29 to decide upon the next course of action.

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  • Colorado sees claim rates increase after legalization of marijuana
Colorado sees claim rates increase after legalization of marijuana

In the three years following Colorado's and Washington's decisions in 2012 to legalize recreational marijuana , deaths in vehicle crashes did not increase in those states, a new study finds. There has been a rise of auto crashes in places where recreational marijuana is legalized, a new report claims. Legal recreational pot sales in Colorado c...

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  • Unprecedented Inhumanity: One Person Displaced Every Three Seconds
Unprecedented Inhumanity: One Person Displaced Every Three Seconds

Data show that the Syrian conflict has generated the largest numbers of displaced people worldwide, with 12 million people , or almost two-thirds of the population, either internally displaced or living as refugees , mainly in five neighboring countries - Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt.

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  • Perez's grand slam lifts Royals to 6-4 win over Red Sox
Perez's grand slam lifts Royals to 6-4 win over Red Sox

Most of Kansas City's hitters thrived on the trip. Perez also managed to (mostly) escape Drew Butera's attempt to splash Salvy after the game. In that span, he is batting.439 (18-for-41). This turnaround is occurring after a terrible start for the right-hander. The Royals signed 1B Nick Pratto, their first-round pick out of Huntington Beach (Cali...

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  • Russian jet flies within feet of US plane over Baltic Sea
Russian jet flies within feet of US plane over Baltic Sea

Once complete, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jets break away. In a statement, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said it had acted appropriately. There have been more than 30 interactions between Russian and United States aircraft and ships near the Baltic Sea since the beginning of June, a U.S.

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  • Aeroflot named Best Airline in Eastern Europe
Aeroflot named Best Airline in Eastern Europe

Known as the Oscars of the aviation world, the World Airline Awards are handed out annually by Skytrax, the leading global authority on airline and airport service quality. Irish passengers will experience Qatar Airways' renowned on-board service and have the opportunity to enjoy the airline's relaunched superior entertainment system offering up ...

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  • PGA Tour adds blood testing for PEDs next season
PGA Tour adds blood testing for PEDs next season

The PGA Tour has confirmed a significant number of changes to its anti-doping program next season, including the introduction of blood testing and the public disclosure of suspensions for recreational drug violations. The PGA TOUR Prohibited List will include all of the banned substances and methods from the current WADA Prohibited List of Su...

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  • Phil Jackson 'isn't ruling out' trading Kristaps Porzingis
Phil Jackson 'isn't ruling out' trading Kristaps Porzingis

At the very least, it now looks like the Knicks are asking for a bounty in Porzingis trade talks. The Celtics have expressed their interest in Jackson, but Danny Ainge could easily pull the trigger on a deal that would address more issues on the team than adding a younger player who needs time to develop.

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  • Group wants to keep smartphones out of kids' hands
Group wants to keep smartphones out of kids' hands

The measure would also require sellers of smartphones to provide proof to the state government that they have asked buyers if the phone is for anyone under 13. 29. Too much technology too soon can impair children's brain. "Frankly, I think it should remain a family matter", he said. Assuming PAUS can get the necessary 100,000 signatur...

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  • Spotify is showing sponsored songs to some free users
Spotify is showing sponsored songs to some free users

The new look was spotted by TechCrunch who reached out to Spotify for clarification. These can be targeted to appear to users with matching listening tastes so they fit alongside their other music. A Spotify rep described the ad unit as "a product test for labels to promote singles on the free tier". Sponsored Songs could slip right into ...

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  • Delhi:Misa and Rabri Devi charged with Benami assets by tax department
Delhi:Misa and Rabri Devi charged with Benami assets by tax department

Meanwhile, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashvi Yadav rejected any wrongdoing by his family and stressed that rumours being spread are part of a political conspiracy and vendetta. On 24 May, the I-T department had issued summons to Bharti and her husband, for which neither of the two had shown up. Benami properties are those which are purchased...

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  • Titans agree to terms with wide receiver Eric Decker
Titans agree to terms with wide receiver Eric Decker

Decker was part of a roster purge the Jets executed this offseason. "We've harped on the preparation that it starts all over, nothing from last year, nothing from the year before", Mularkey said. Decker was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft . In Tennessee, Decker will work with Marcus Mariota . He also has...

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  • Northern Ireland's DUP says talks with Conservatives to continue in London
Northern Ireland's DUP says talks with Conservatives to continue in London

The arrival of the DUP's Arlene Foster followed a cabinet meeting, during which ministers went over plans "to deliver the best possible Brexit deal" according to a government spokeswoman. Ministers have indicated that the Queen's speech may have to be set back from its scheduled date of next Monday 19 June because of the ongoing negotiations.

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  • Protester who disrupted Central Park's 'Julius Caesar' production Periscoped herself doing it
Protester who disrupted Central Park's 'Julius Caesar' production Periscoped herself doing it

Amid the ruckus, Posobiec stands up in the crowd and starts repeatedly screaming, "You are all Goebbels" and "Goebbels would be proud", until security removes him too. You are inciting terrorists! Goebbels was the minister of propaganda in Nazi Germany. Echoing Shakespeare scholars, Eustis has argued vigorously that neither the play nor the produ...

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  • Trump tweet appears to confirm investigation
Trump tweet appears to confirm investigation

It's from this moment in history that we got the term " witch hunt ". "If President Trump were to try to replicate Nixon's Saturday Night Massacre by firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in addition to Mueller", Schiff said, "Congress must united to stop him without respect to party, and for the safe of the nation".

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  • Fairbanks Relay for Life raises over $100K
Fairbanks Relay for Life raises over $100K

Four million people participated in more than 6,000 events worldwide a year ago. As the survivors pass by, clapping and celebrating to the upbeat music, the memories of all those lost over the years surfaces, too. At dusk, the bags became aglow thanks to battery-powered candles and glow sticks that were placed inside them by event volunteers. "I ...

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