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Sri Lanka fails to secure automatic spot at 2019 World Cup

Sri Lanka fails to secure automatic spot at 2019 World Cup
Sri Lanka fails to secure automatic spot at 2019 World Cup <!– COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Sri Lanka has failed to secure a direct qualification for the 2019 World Cup after losing four consecutive limited-overs cricket internationals to India. The International Cricket Council says Sri Lanka, the 1996 champion, needed two wins in the ongoing five-match series against India to... Read More

Harvey continues to devastate Texas with burning chemical plant

Harvey continues to devastate Texas with burning chemical plant
Harvey continues to devastate Texas with burning chemical plant The most powerful hurricane to hit the area in 50 years continued to cause Texas-size problems Thursday, even as the now-sputtering storm moved into neighboring Louisiana. A flooded Houston-area chemical plant caught fire after a pair of explosions spewed a 40-foot high flame, sending 15 sheriff’s deputies to a local hospital... Read More

Looming terrorism threat makes EU Schengen zone a 'utopian idea which must be scrapped'

Looming terrorism threat makes EU Schengen zone a 'utopian idea which must be scrapped'
Looming terrorism threat makes EU Schengen zone a ‘utopian idea which must be scrapped’ Jacques Myard, from the right-wing Republicans party, labelled the idea of a Europe without internal borders as a “thing of the past”. The Mayor of Maisons-Laffitte, a suburb north west of Paris, told RT: “It is very true that today not only the Schengen but many... Read More

Trump lawyers defended Comey's firing in meeting with Mueller

Trump lawyers defended Comey's firing in meeting with Mueller
Trump lawyers defended Comey’s firing in meeting with Mueller President Trump’s legal team has met with special counsel Robert Mueller to argue that firing former FBI head James Comey doesn’t constitute obstruction of justice, according to a report Thursday. Lawyers for the President laid out their case in meetings and memos over the past few months, the Wall Street Journal... Read More

Spicer leaves White House with typo in farewell email

Spicer leaves White House with typo in farewell email
Spicer leaves White House with typo in farewell email White House press secretary Sean Spicer, whose bombastic briefings made him a political celebrity, bid farewell to the job in a Thursday email that included a glaring typo. Spicer resigned last month after President Trump hired financier Anthony Scaramucci, whose dramatic tenure as communications chief lasted only 10 days. Spicer, who... Read More