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Senate's 'August vacation' partially cut to focus on healthcare & tax reform

Freedom Caucus member Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) said he knows some lawmakers may already have plans for August, but "this is what we were elected to do". "Yeah I was going to Israel with a bunch of new members but I guess I'm not now", remarked Sen. "Until we get results, there should be no recess", he said.

3 in-state players that will breakout for the Tigers in 2017

After flirting with entering the National Football League draft, Chubb opted to return to Raleigh and is set to anchor a veteran front that looks to be one of the toughest in the nation. "You know and I know that in some years of the BCS we didn't perform very well in those BCS games, and it was there for the world to see". "I think it's opportunity for Dakwa Nichols, for Reggie Gallaspy, for Nyheim Hines, for Jaylen Samuels", he said.

S Korea raises 2017 GDP growth forecast to 2.8%

As widely expected, the Bank of Korea remained on hold on Thursday; however, the market is curious to know how the central bank would comment on the current economic situation, noted Commerzbank in a research report. The South Korean central bank has kept the rate steady at the record low level for 13 months since slashing it by a quarter of a percentage point to the current level in June of past year.

Rays' Rasmus 'steps away' from baseball

The #Rays have placed OF Colby Rasmus on the restricted list. However, the hip still bothered him in spring training and he began the season on the disabled list. Rasmus, who turns 31 next month, inked a one-year, $5-million deal with the Rays on January 30. The Rays declined to comment further about the situation, noting they wished to respect "the privacy of Colby and his family".

De Boer huurt speler van Chelsea

Op 17-jarige leeftijd mocht Nouri zijn officiele debuut maken in de hoofdmacht van Ajax onder leiding van Frank de Boer, toen in een oefenduel tegen het Duitse Hamburger SV. Ook Everton had interesse in de diensten van de Haarlemmer, maar zij kwamen uiteindelijk te laat. Sindsdien heeft hij in drie seizoenen tijd 32 wedstrijden gespeeld, waarin hij twee keer scoorde.

Jonathon Simmons now unrestricted free agent as Spurs renounce rights

Simmons has been with the Spurs for two years after working his way up from the developmental league. The San Antonio Spurs have renounced guard/forward Jonathon Simmons . He averaged 6.2 points per game during the 2016-17 regular season. He finished with a playoff career-high 22 points, three rebounds and three assists in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the #Golden State Warriors .

Jacqueline Fernandez's sexy pole dance is too hot to handle

The actress looks super hot in shorts while her toned legs and thighs are giving us some serious fitness goals! Apparently, Jacqueline is going to perform a sensuous pole dance to seduce Sidharth Malhotra in her upcoming film A Gentleman .

O'Brien] Trump's son is acting just like his dad

Pelosi disparagingly compared Trump Jr.'s eagerness to obtain help from a foreign adversary to the response of the Al GoreAl GorePelosi calls for revoking Kushner's security clearance The county that gave Clinton only 5 votes Tea Party favorite to lead conservative think tank MORE campaign in 2000 after it received the debate prep material for George W.

Ajax-speler Nouri onwel tijdens oefenduel

Dit zegt volgens de voetbalclub nog niets over zijn totale herstel, aangezien zijn hersenfuncties zolang hij nog in slaap wordt gehouden niet goed kunnen worden onderzocht. "Iedereen is enorm aangeslagen", reageert trainer Marcel Keizer bij de NOS . Hij ging tegen de grond zonder dat er een bal of tegenstander in de buurt was.

Auburn's Malzahn likes what he sees in QB Jarrett Stidham

Matthews transferred to Auburn after being dismissed at Georgia and was the Tigers' leading tackler in 2016. Auburn is showing up as top-10 timber in some preseason publications. "We're going to throw it". He's going to provide more balance for us. "Probably the biggest thing that's standing out to me about this team is that they're hungry".

Knicks working on deal to make Kings' Scott Perry new GM

Perry is now the vice president of basketball operations for the Kings. ESPN also reported the Kings granted the Knicks permission to speak with Perry because it would be a promotion and a chance at a "dream" job. He was part of helping GM Joe Dumars build an National Basketball Association champion and perennial contender with the Pistons. Former Cavs GM David Griffin took himself out of the search because, among other things, he was uncomfortable with having to answer to Mills.

Lakers sign Alex Caruso to a 2-year, 2-way deal

Per NBA rules, teams are permitted to have up to two players under two-way contracts on their roster at any given time, in addition to their 15-man regular season roster. Caruso spent time with the Oklahoma City Blue after going undrafted following his senior year at College Station. Caruso averaged 11.9 points while shooting 45.9 percent from the field and 40.1 percent from 3-point range, adding 5.2 assists and 2.2 steals per game.

Players ordered to change underwear at Wimbledon

A junior player at Wimbledon was forced to change his underwear to the regulation white after being told by an umpire he could not wear his blue pair. While competing in the boys' doubles tournament at Wimbledon, top-seeded 18-year-olds Zsombor Piros and Wu Yibing were forced to bring their match to a halt by a rules official because their underwear did not comply with Wimbledon's rulebook.

Hurricanes close to being sold

His Greenberg Sports Group owns three minor league baseball franchises, including the Rangers' Double-A affiliate, the Frisco (Texas) Roughriders. Allen & Co., which has been overseeing the sale process for the team, didn't immediately return phone calls seeking comment.

£50million Chelsea target offered to Manchester United: Jose Mourinho is interested

The Chelsea target and Roma player was very close to a move to Zenit Saint Petersburg recently, but the deal was called off at the last minute because of the Greek international's salary demands. Tottenham are refusing to do business for the versatile England global so the newspaper says Mourinho is now ready to step-up his interest in Nainggolan after monitoring him for over six months.

Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka to play in NBA Africa game

The game is just one part of a weeks-long trip as Ujiri does his annual philanthropic work on his home continent. Sixers assistant coach Lloyd Pierce will also participate in the game. The squad includes Portland 's CJ McCollum , Detroit 's Andre Drummond , Boston 's Jaylen Brown , Denver 's Wilson Chandler, New York's Courtney Lee and Leandro Barbosa , who most recently played with Phoenix .

Nathaniel Chalobah set for Chelsea contract talks

The 22-year-old wants regular first-team football and will push for a transfer to Watford , according to the Evening Standard . Chalobah, 22, has spent the past 12 years on Chelsea's books since joining them from west London rivals Fulham as a youngster.

Play on some courts at Wimbledon delayed by rain

Monday's play on Court 1 extended deep into the evening, no thanks to the 4-hour, 48-minute Gilles Muller-Rafael Nadal marathon. "Probably the fact that I played yesterday, kind of days adding up, as I've said before, it wasn't helping at all", he said.

Sammy Sosa Memes Break Out on Twitter Following ESPN Appearance

Sosa, who is from the Dominican Republic and of Haitian descent, looked much paler than his playing days, highlighted by wearing a pink hat and pink collared shirt. In 2009, Sosa appeared at a red carpet with his wife, Sonia Rodríguez , with lighter complexion and green eyes. "It's a cream that I have, that I use to soften [my skin], but it has bleached me a little bit", he said.

Ross Barkley to leave Everton? Seven destinations and seven replacements

Barkley's long-term future at Goodison Park remains clouded in uncertainty after he failed to meet Koeman's end of season deadline to agree a new contract. The Dutchman will be looking to bolster his attacking options, of that there is no doubt, following the sale of Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United .

American Red Cross doctor shoots girlfriend and 12-month-old son

A man fatally shot his 11-month-old infant, his girlfriend and his dog before killing himself, authorities in southwest Las Vegas Valley said. The Clark County Coroner has not officially released any names but neighbors who knew the family have identified the parents as John Lunetta and Karen Jackson.

WIMBLEDON - Rybarikova tougher than the rest

Hingis has won five Grand Slam singles titles - including at Wimbledon in 1997 - 12 Grand Slam women's doubles and five Grand Slam mixed doubles. Play resumed at about 7.20pm and 28-year-old Rybarikova raced to the finish line. I go for the volleys. "Pain persecuted me, I felt extremely limited, which for any athlete extremely uncomfortable" Rybarikova said two weeks ago in an interview for the daily Pravda.

What's The Political Fallout From Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails?

The e-mails offered the most concrete evidence to date that Trump campaign officials embraced Russian help to win the election, a subject that has cast a cloud over Mr Trump's presidency and spurred multiple investigations. because "he was about to ascend."... Yesterday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov again hit back against the accusations and questioned why Trump's son was being blamed over the meeting.

Yankees land 1B Garrett Cooper from Brewers

The 26-year-old was first called up to Triple-A in 2014, and has a 3.24 ERA in Triple-A Scranton this season. Webb, 26, was originally selected in the 10th round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of the University of SC. Webb rose quickly through the system and was selected in the 2016 Rule 5 Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates, before ultimately being returned to the Yankees.

This Premier League striker would be ideal for Klopp

Giroud only signed a new three-year deal in January but with next year's World Cup at the forefront of his thinking, he knows regular football is a necessity to secure a spot in Didier Deschamps' squad. However, speaking from Sydney , where Arsenal begin their pre-season campaign against Sydney FC at ANZ Stadium later on Thursday morning (13 July), the 30-year-old conceded that he might still move on.

Swansea City turn down £40m Everton offer for star midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson

It said: "Gylfi did not feel in the right frame of mind to travel this morning due to the current uncertainty over his future". Although there were suggestions his head had been turned by Everton's interest, he captained the Swans in the second half of their friendly defeat at Barnet last night.

Stella McCartney is furious with David Beckham and we can see why

But the Beckham's received criticism over the lavish affair forcing David to defend his decisions on Harper's celebrations - read all about it here . Many were irked at the Beckhams for publicly displaying photos from the tea party on their Instagram accounts. David Beckham has also participated in a number of Prince William and Prince Harry's charitable activities and, in 2010, said he considered them friends.

White Sox trade Jose Quintana to Cubs for four prospects

The White Sox are in last in the AL Central but have now made a series of trades that leave them with one of the best crop of prospects in baseball. He's making just $7 million this season and $8.85 million next season. "It is always extremely hard to trade a person and player like Jose Quintana ", White Sox general manager Rich Hahn said in a statement, "but hard as it was, this deal moves us closer to our goal of building a team capable of contending for multiple championships over an ...

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather trade further insults

The Mayweather vs. McGregor World Tour continues Thursday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and concludes on Friday at Wembley Arena in London. After months of speculation, it was announced in June that Mayweather, 40, would come out of retirement to face-off against McGregor, 28, a mixed martial artist who has never had a pro boxing fight.

Wimbledon: Venus Williams in semifinals for 10th time

Play has started on Centre Court, with the roof closed, and resumed on some of the outside courts at Wimbledon after a rain delay. Muguruza reached the final at the All England Club in 2015 and won the French Open in 2016. Rybarikova, the lowest-ranked Wimbledon semifinalist since 2008, got past 24th-seeded CoCo Vandeweghe of the US 6-3, 6-3 in a match suspended at 2-all in the second set because of showers and moved from Court No.

Garbine Muguruza reaches Wimbledon final with dominant display

The pair follow on Centre Court . Konta, 26, has never reached a grand slam final and is in only her second major semi-final. "I think that really helps - when you are not expecting that much from yourself, then you can enjoy it". The match lasted one hour and four mintues, Rybarikova won just two games and was broken five times out of seven. If Williams, 37, wins on Thursday, she will become the oldest Wimbledon finalist since Martina Navratilova in 1994.

Visa application on Jadhav's mother under review: Pak Media

The development came three days after Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj complained on Twitter on Monday that Pakistan was yet to give a visa to Jadhav's mother. "I wrote a personal letter to Mr Sartaj Aziz for the grant of her visa to Pakistan". However, at that time Sartaj Aziz did not even have the courtesy to acknowledge it, Swaraj had said.

Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri suffers brain damage

Tests today have sadly revealed the extent of Nouri's brain damage, which according to a club statement is said to be "serious and permanent". Two days ago, the club said tests had shown that the Amsterdam-born player's heart was "functioning normal and appears to be undamaged", but tests could not at the time be conducted on his brain as he remained asleep.

National Basketball Association free agency rumors: Thabo Sefolosha heading to Jazz

The Washington Wizards have signed shooting guard Jodie Meeks, giving the team another strong 3-point shooter. For the Jazz, Sefolosha will be an accomplished defender and respected veteran. That was because his 3-point stroke slipped last season, from a fairly consistent 40 percent shooter in previous seasons to 34.6 percent in 2016-17.

US Government Bonds Rise on Yellen Testimony

Given current estimates, the federal funds rate "would not have to rise all that much further" to reach a neutral level that neither encourages nor discourages economic activity, Ms Yellen said in her prepared testimony. exports; and favorable financial conditions, coupled with the prospect of continued gains in domestic and foreign spending and the ongoing recovery in drilling activity, should continue to support business investment".