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UFC Fight Night 109: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira Results


Gustafsson defeated former, and perennial, title challenger Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night 109 Sunday. Referee Kevin Sataki quickly stopped the fight. "It's all about the day of the fight and what you can do". Gustafsson and Teixeira aren't exactly newcomers, of course, as both fighters have fought for the light-heavyweight belt before. Read More »

Be part of Memorial Day


Originally established to honor those who died during the Civil War , Memorial Day was later changed to honor all those who gave that "final measure of devotion" to the country they fought to protect. They celebrated what they called "Decoration Day" by putting small flowers and American flags on the graves of the soldiers buried at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Read More »

Macron attacks Russian media outlets

He said he wanted to work with Mr Putin to that end. The French and Russian presidents were meeting for talks before the opening of an exhibition marking 300 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries at Palace of Versailles near Paris . Read More »

Theresa May accused of "manifesto meltdown" after 'dementia tax' U-turn

JEREMY CORBYN IS today fending off attacks from the British press after claims he failed to directly condemn the IRA's bombing campaign during a TV interview yesterday. May appeared to be dismissing all this as " fake claims ". Last week the Tories announced reform to the social care system in its manifesto. The Tory manifesto has a markedly different tone from Labour's , which promises a program of mass nationalization, more spending on the NHS, the abolition of tuition fees and ... Read More »

Showers and Thunderstorms Today, A Chance of Rain All Week


As a result precipitation chances will diminish across the plains we have just a slight chance for some showers and thunderstorms over the mountains and adjacent foothills. Tuesday: Sunny and warmer. Otherwise, we'll see mostly cloudy skies. A coastal flood advisory is in still effect till 4 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Read More »

Indonesian Citizens Among Waves of Evacuees From Marawi City

Only small areas were under the control of fighters on Monday, military spokesman Brigadier-General Restituto Padilla said. The overall death toll neared 100. Minority Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, one of the President's fiercest critics, said he is no longer surprised by such a pronouncement. The killing of at least 19 civilians, including several women and a child, was also attributed to the Maute terrorists. Read More »

Israel Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem


President Donald Trump abandoned former President Barack Obama's policy of engagement toward Iran in favor of a tougher stance during his first trip overseas. As ISIS insults democracy with fresh terror attacks, Trump's proposed ban on radical Muslims entering the US doesn't look so insane. Clashes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces on Wednesday as Israeli demonstrators marched through the Old City of Jerusalem to mark the 50th anniversary of ... Read More »

USA airstrike hits pro-Syria government forces for first time

In Geneva, Bashar al-Ja'afari, the head of the Syrian government delegation to the peace talks under way in the Swiss city aimed at ending Syria's six-year civil war, told reporters he had discussed the air strike during a meeting with United Nations special envoy Staffan de Mistura, describing the attack as "state terrorism". Read More »

US boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu


Trump and Netanyahu never talked about a two-state solution to the problem, but Abbas did. Trump arrived in Bethlehem on Tuesday after weekend meetings with Saudi Arabian leaders in Riyadh, and a meeting in Jerusalem on Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Read More »

Britain's May to Confront Trump Over Manchester Leaks

The arrest was made following searches at an address in the town of Nuneaton in central England , and is the first outside the Manchester area. Mahmoud said the imam regularly preached against radicalization. "And he gave a good stare, a threatening stare into the imam's eyes". Fadl rejected that account, though he conceded he did not witness the incident. Read More »

Trump travels to Bethlehem to meet Palestinian leader


US President Donald Trump (L) speaks during a joint statment with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin at the President's House on May 22, 2017 in Jerusalem , Israel. The Western Wall is a Jewish holy site due to its connection to the Temple Mount. A settlement leader from the occupied West Bank said that he believed this lack of clarity regarding Trump's statements in Bethlehem could mean he has abandoned a goal of establishing an independent Palestinian state . Read More »

MI baseball opens NCAA play vs. Florida Gulf Coast


It's easy to look at the bracket and look forward to a potential matchup with Kentucky, but NC State has been hot recently and shouldn't be overlooked. Senior left-hander JC Cloney likely will start Game 1 Friday . Obviously, the good as San Diego State won both times this year back on February 21, 6-2, and again a month later on March 21, 12-5. Read More »

Ariana Grande's half-brother postpones London gig 'to be with family'


Home secretary Amber Rudd had publicly rebuked U.S. officials for naming the suspected suicide bomber, Salman Abedi , hours before the GMP did on Tuesday. May said eight suspects are in custody and "progress is being made". Separately, an army bomb disposal team was called to a college in Manchester on Thursday morning. Read More »

United States grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu


The White House said that in talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday, "President Trump underscored the United States´ ironclad commitment to Israel´s security, including to the maintenance of Israel´s qualitative military edge". Read More »

Memorial Day events for 2017

Floral tributes brought to the program will be distributed to a local cemetery. Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May (May 29 in 2017). A ceremony at Old Forge Cemetery will follow. That's part of the objective of an additional Memorial Day resolution. Elmore - Parade, 10:30 a.m., from Woodmore High School on Ames Street. Read More »

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal

In talks with European Union leaders, Trump appeared to display a limited grasp of how the world's biggest market operates a common trade policy, railing against Germany's "bad, very bad" surplus with his country. It was implicit in the speech , " McMaster said of Trump's address to the alliance, in which he recalled that Article 5 had been invoked only once, following the September 2001 terrorist attack in the United States. Read More »

Donald Trump shoves North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

Finally, Trump emphasized concerted action against terror, but European leaders were probably bemused by his suggestion that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation of the future must focus on "terrorism and immigration". Other Balkan websites ran headlines such as "America First" and "Where do you think you are going?" As expected, the Trump shove captured the late-night shows. Read More »

Manchester police stop sharing with US


British police chiefs said the ongoing leaks are "undermining" their investigations and the UK's relations with USA security agencies as well as the confidence of terror victims. She was met by family members and her boyfriend, Mac Miller, at the airport. A USA law enforcement official later authenticated the photos and said they had been provided by British authorities to American investigators, CNBC reported. Read More »

Trump, Abbas say peace deal with Israel is possible


Abbas is ready to work with Israel on a peace agreement. Concerned that Trump is not as anxious to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem as he was during multiple speeches on the campaign trail, many advocates for Israel have pointed to the law to move the process forward. Read More »

Trump appears to shove prime minister at NATO summit

The leader of UKIP, Nigel Farage, a staunch supporter of Brexit , was one of the first foreign politicians to meet Donald Trump after his victory in the presidential election. "We are not playing cutesie with this". However, in his public comments, Trump did not offer specific assurances on Article 5 . The RTCG said that a sign-up campaign had allegedly begun in the United States in support of the demand for making Trump apologize, but the headline had no proof in the news story. Read More »

President Trump Says His Trip Saved 'Millions of Jobs.' That's Not True


Trip has been very successful. During his trip, Trump pitched the idea of a coalition of Sunni Arab states against Iran and "Islamic extremism" and said Israel could find a communality of interest with such a grouping. Presenting Iran as the new bogeyman also brings rich dividends to the president from the powerful Israeli lobby in America, which also wants to single out Iran as the biggest security threat to the Jewish State. Read More »

CBO: Hundreds of Thousands of Coloradans Could Lose Health Coverage

There are many variables - and unforeseen outcomes - that can undermine even the most carefully crafted policy initiative. Older, low-income people would be hit hardest by the changes, the CBO says , because the proposed tax credits are less generous than those in Obamacare, while insurance for those older than 50 is the most expensive. Read More »

Trump takes a key step toward crushing ISIS

Placing the defeat of Daesh before all other foreign policy concerns in the region, Trump and the Pentagon have now opted to give weapons to the YPG, and Erdogan, on a sudden visit to plead with Trump to reverse the order, may well have a tough time making a convincing argument. Read More »

Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate deal next week


The next G7 summit will be held in Canada. The U.K. hadn't yet voted to leave the European Union. Macron won the French presidency on May 7. The Trump administration has argued that trade must be balanced and fair as well as free. The split statement like the one on climate is an unusual development at the G-7, which usually seeks to provide a united front on the issues it addresses. Read More »

Melania Trump Snubs ANOTHER Of Donald's Attempts To Hold Her Hand


Soon after video emerged of Melania hitting back Trump's hand, the couple were pictured at Vatican City holding hands . Walking with her head held high and looking straight ahead through her sunglasses, Melania's wrist appears to slap away her husband's palm after which Trump abruptly moves on to adjusting his tie. Read More »

We've got hold of large part of terror network after Manchester attack

Rudd said Britain's increased official threat level will remain at " critical " as the investigation proceeds and won't be lowered until security services are convinced there is no active plot in place. Britain's terror threat level was raised to "critical" - the highest level - on Tuesday over concern another attack could be imminent. France's interior minister said Abedi is believed to have travelled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. Read More »

GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill

The new report , known as a CBO score , estimates that if the GOP-backed American Health Care Act replaces the current Affordable Care Act, then an additional 23 million Americans will be uninsured by 2020. "The nongroup markets in those states would become unstable for people with higher-than-average expected health care costs". "And to pay for it their basically gutting health care for middle class and low income families". Read More »

Eight arrested till now in Manchester bombing

The threat level was raised to its highest level after suicide bomber Salman Abedi killed 22 people at the concert Monday night at Manchester Arena. "We are sure our fans will understand this decision", the team said, adding that the parade would have diverted police from the bombing investigation. Read More »

Trump attacks news reports on son-in-law, Russia

The White House now plans to more aggressively combat the revelations about contacts between people involved in the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation, including his senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner , The Washington Post reported . Read More »

Jewish hardliners ejected from Jerusalem mosque compound

Later, after meetings with Italian leaders, Trump travels on to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist movement that runs the Gaza Strip and which rivals Abbas, said Trump aligned "himself with the politics of the (Israeli) occupier" during his visit. Read More »

Donald Trump Says Decision on Paris Agreement Coming 'Next Week'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the discussion on climate change had been "very unsatisfactory", adding "we have a situation of six against one". He is now returning to the USA, where his approval ratings are low. He has rolled back a number of Obama-era climate change measures, which will hamper US efforts to fulfill its Paris pledges. Read More »