• Casey rides rollercoaster up US Open leaderboard

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    Jason Day's struggles continued. His 7-under par tied the record to par for the first round of a U.S. Open held by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf , who each shot 7-under 63 at Baltusrol in 1980. "Even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, I think these last two rounds will serve me well going into the summer". If I don't three-putt, I shoot even.
  • CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump

    CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump

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    They include Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence, Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency , and his former deputy director, Richard Ledget, the Post reported. White House officials said the president is not considering such a step. During the 1990s, President Bill Clinton and supporters protested the investigation of independent counsel Kenneth Starr, which began as a probe of the Whitewater real estate deal and ended with Clinton's impeachment on charges of ...
  • Amazon buying Whole Foods in $13.7 billion deal

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    The offer price represents a hefty premium of 27 percent from WFM's stock closing price on Thursday. It will continue under co-founder and CEO John Mackey with its headquarters in Austin , Texas. It's also been testing automation technology at a Seattle convenience store that's now open only to Amazon employees. Even before buying Whole Foods , Amazon had invested heavily in its food delivery business.
  • Parents of US student to detail his time in North Korean prison

    Parents of US student to detail his time in North Korean prison

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    Dr Kanter said that Warmbier had suffered "extensive loss of brain tissue in all regions of the brain" but declined to discuss Mr Warmbier's prognosis. He called for an investigation, and urges a forceful response if the investigation finds North Korea covered up Otto's condition and he resultantly did not get proper treatment.
  • On Day 5 of jury talks, Cosby thanks fans and supporters

    On Day 5 of jury talks, Cosby thanks fans and supporters

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    That's exactly what the judge hearing the Cosby trial has done. Cosby then allegedly walked Constand to a couch where he began to sexually assault her. Jurors also wanted to rehear testimony from Constand's mother, Gianna Constand, regarding a phone call she had with Cosby after she learned about her daughter's alleged assault.
  • London tower block inferno: What we know

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    Cundy said that there was no indication that Wednesday's fire was started deliberately , but investigators were still studying why the flames races so quickly through the 24-story building in west London . "Lots of people escaped, but the firefighters said: "stay inside", she told The Independent . May announced £5 million, or $6.4 million, in aid to help victims of the Grenfell Tower fire pay for emergency supplies like food, clothing and other items.
  • US Navy crew members reported missing after ship collision off Japan

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    The ship, part of an eight-ship squadron based in Yokosuka , had in February completed $21 million worth of upgrades and repairs.A spokesman for the United States 7th Fleet said the ship was heading back to Yokosuka under its own power at 3 knots.Japan's Nippon Yusen KK, which charters the container ship, ASX Crystal, said in a statement it would "cooperate fully" with the Coast Guard's investigation of the incident.
  • The Mummy takes dismal start at box office, Wonder Woman still dominates

    The Mummy takes dismal start at box office, Wonder Woman still dominates

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    It should be noted that, " The Mummy " opened behind any of the openings for the Mummy films starring Brendan Fraser, as well as for the spin-off 'The Scorpion King '. That includes knocking of the newcomer Mummy on the list by almost $25 million, which is impressive, to say the least. Meanwhile, not celebrating the same success, The Mummy opened to a low $32.2 million.
  • Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 30

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    Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to fears that the number of dead could exceed 100 by saying: "I really hope it isn't". Cundy said identifying victims will be very challenging and police will use global disaster victim protocols which include dental records, fingerprints and DNA.
  • Andrea Leadsom confronted over PM not meeting Grenfell Tower victims

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    Asked whether the Prime Minister had displayed a lack of humanity, Mrs Leadsom replied: "The Prime Minister is absolutely heartbroken". Defence minister Tobias Ellwood told Question Time " security concerns " stopped the Prime Minister from meeting with survivors of the blaze, which killed at least 17 and injured scores more.