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July 2, 2017 4:59 PM Golf: Fleetwood storms to French Open title

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France: Englishman Tommy Fleetwood fired a bogey-free final round of 66 to win the French Open at Le Golf National by one shot on Sunday (Jul 2). The 26-year-old finished on 12 under par for the tournament after his five-under closing effort, edging out American Peter Uihlein, whose charge came too late. It was a third European 116

June 30, 2017 1:21 PM More court challenges expected for Trump’s new travel ban

WASHINGTON — A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban is now in force, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights. The new rules, the product of months of legal wrangling, aren’t so much an outright ban as a tightening of already-tough 22

June 29, 2017 8:46 AM Partial US travel restrictions going into effect Thursday

The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States. The move came after the Supreme Court partially restored President Donald Trump's executive order that was widely criticized as a ban on Muslims. Visas that have already 12

June 29, 2017 5:41 AM US lays out criteria for visa applicants from six Muslim nations

International passengers arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport after parts of the Trump administration's emergency request to put its travel ban into effect later in the week in Dulles, Virginia, June 26, 2017. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, June 29 — Visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries must have a close US family relationship or formal 13

June 29, 2017 3:56 AM U.S. lays out criteria for visa applicants from six Muslim nations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries must have a close U.S. family relationship or formal ties to a U.S. entity to be admitted to the United States under guidance distributed by the U.S. State Department on Wednesday. The guidance defined a close familial relationship as being a parent, spouse, child, adult son or daughter 11

June 23, 2017 4:41 PM Just About Every Major Medical Group Hates the GOP Health Care Plans

Groups representing pediatricians, cancer specialists, heart doctors and family physicians all agree: Both the House and the Senate offerings for fixing health care in the U.S. would make things worse, not better. Within hours of its release, groups representing medical professionals were denouncing the Senate version, called the Better Care Reconciliation 62

June 15, 2017 10:03 PM France's startup scene gains traction, led by state investment bank

PARIS: France's corporate startup scene is gaining traction against the backdrop of booming investments by venture capital funds and high expectations for a business friendly government under new President Emmanuel Macron. Bpifrance, the country's state investment bank, has led the effort over the past five years, acting as a catalyst for the burgeoning 14

June 15, 2017 6:36 PM Low French voter turnout signals no blank cheque for Macron reforms

AMIENS, France (Reuters) - On a school gate in the French city of Amiens, a hand-written note details the results of last weekend's parliamentary elections. The winner, by far, was abstention. Barely a third of the 1,803 registered voters in the working class neighbourhood of Saint-Maurice bothered to cast a ballot at the school, which doubles up as a polling 22

June 8, 2017 2:50 AM Singaporeans can now travel visa-free to Mongolia for 30 days

SINGAPORE: Singaporeans no longer need to apply for a visa when travelling to Mongolia for stays of up to 30 days, an increase from the current 14, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Thursday (Jun 8). The exemption follows Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to Mongolia in July last year. During his visit, Mr Lee said that discussions are under 10

June 5, 2017 2:14 PM Trump’s latest tweets could hurt effort to restore travel ban

President Trump on Monday derided the revised travel ban as a “watered down” version of the first and criticized his own Justice Department’s handling of the case—potentially hurting the administration’s defense of the ban as the legal battle over it reaches a critical new stage. Trump in a tweet called the new ban “politically correct,” ignoring that he himself 17