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First mountain stage of Tour de France underway

Sagan hinted that the riders were in favour of shorter stages during Grand Tours. The predicted bunch sprint was sure to happen as the bunch closed in on the break. Tomorrow is a hard day. Chris Froome finished near the front of the pack, 22nd on the day, moving the Team Sky man up to fourth overall, still 14 seconds off yellow. Read More

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The Girl on the Train's new trailer reveals mysterious details

The Girl on the Train's new trailer reveals mysterious details

Tate Taylor ( The Help , Get on Up ) directs the film, Marc Platt (Bridge of Spies, Into the Woods) produces. Lisa Kudrow ( Friends ) and Laura Prepon ( Orange is the New Black ) round out the Girl on the Train cast. Rachel soon becomes entangled in the ensuing investigation. Rachel , portrayed by Emily Blunt, has witnessed a murder or so she believes. The story flips back and forth between the present and before Megan went missing. Read More

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Cameron gives nod to civil service in final speech as prime minister

Earlier, Cameron's last appearance in Parliament as British PM ended in a standing ovation after a bravura 36-minute performance that taunted his rivals, reflected on his legacy and confessed his love for the office cat. Sir Desmond Swayne, who was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Mr Cameron for 7 years, has been speaking as the Conservative leader hands his resignation to the Queen. Read More

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Broward Courthouse Evacuated After Murder Suspect Escapes

Broward Courthouse Evacuated After Murder Suspect Escapes

As of Friday afternoon, Broward Sheriff helicopters were circling the ground around the southeast corner of Northwest Second Avenue and Fourth Street in Fort Lauderdale. Resiles was in court on Friday for a hearing about whether the death penalty would be applicable to his case. The Broward Sheriff's Office is leaving no stone unturned saying anyone who aided and abetted the inmate will be brought to justice. Read More

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Pope Francis expresses grief over Puglia train crash

Pope Francis expresses grief over Puglia train crash

A train wagon is lifted as recovery operations continued a day after two commuter trains slammed into one another just before noon Tuesday in Puglia, between the towns of Corato and Andria , Italy, Wednesday, July 13 2016. "We demand clarity over what happened in Puglia this morning", Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Twitter, before making his way to the region to meet with rescuers and local politicians. Read More

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Clinton: GOP has become 'party of Trump'

And in OH, the two are deadlocked at 41 percent...No real change from the last poll. The results among both groups saw the gap between Clinton and Trump shrink, compared to a similar poll released in June. "Because Donald Trump's campaign adds up to an ugly, risky message to America". Among likely voters, Feingold's lead has shrunk. The biggest margin is in Pennsylvania , where Clinton leads Trump in the non-white vote 72 percent to 12 percent. Read More

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N. Korea Vows to End Diplomat Communication Channel With US

Pyongyang on Monday threatened to take "physical action" after Washington and Seoul announced they would deploy a sophisticated USA anti-missile defence system. North Korea in the past released or deported American detainees only after high-profile Americans visited the country on their behalf. "Like Japan, we would eventually need to shift our market focus away from China", says one business executive with links to China, asking not to be identified. Read More

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Counting resumes in Australian election with parties close

Counting resumes in Australian election with parties close

Counting of 1.5 million postal and absentee votes critical in Australia's cliffhanger election began on Tuesday as loyalists of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull defended their embattled leader against calls for his resignation. But his leadership, should the Coalition be returned, faces a plethora of hurdles both internal and external, with MPs from the party's conservative wing furious at the poor result, and backgrounding against him in favour of Tony Abbott's return to the ministry and ... Read More

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Trump paying first visit to GOP rank-and-file in Congress

Sen. Ted Cruz, Donald Trump's former chief rival for the GOP nomination, will speak at the Republican National Convention later this month, the Texas senator told reporters after the two met Thursday in Washington . "It's a highly political job, and that's not who I am". Supporters of Trump, including both of Long Island's Republicans, gave his appearance good reviews. Read More

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Obama: America is not as divided as some suggest

Williams, who represents the Austin area, also offered his condolences to the families of the five officers killed in Dallas. Two civilians were also injured in the attack. "This is not just a black issue, not just a Hispanic issue". A former IL congressman said Friday he's standing by a Twitter post he sent after the fatal shooting of police officers in Dallas in which he said President Barack Obama should "Watch out" and "Real America is coming after you". Read More

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