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Sailing-French crew score their first America's Cup win

In the afternoon's first race, ORACLE TEAM USA , made a solid start to the competition, enjoying a commanding victory over Groupama Team France. But, despite nearly touching, no penalty was given and ORACLE TEAM USA came out of the encounter with a seven second lead as they raced for home.



Oracle goes 2-1 to take lead in America's Cup qualifiers

There was no sign of the damage suffered by BAR yesterday and fears that they had re-damaged the hull against Team USA early on day two provide unfounded. The American defender led off the starting line in both races, but that was where the similarity ended. Emirates Team New Zealand came away from the day with two wins from two races.


Trump calls foreign trip a 'home run' in remarks to US. troops

Trump calls foreign trip a 'home run' in remarks to US. troops

US President Donald Trump (C) takes part in a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) and officials on May 24, 2017 in Brussels. Trump did. President Donald Trump has pushed back against earlier group statements opposing protectionism and has argued trade must be balanced and fair as well as free.


Israel approves controversial Jerusalem cable car project

Israel approves controversial Jerusalem cable car project

The tunnels run near a compound holy to both Jews and Muslims. The occupation cabinet met Sunday in tunnels near the holy site for a special session marking the 50th anniversary of the Zionist entity's capture of east Al-Quds (Jerusalem) in the 1967 war.



N. Korea 'disrespects' China with latest missile test

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement that the missile, presumed to be a Scud-type, was launched from an area near Wonsan, in Gangwon Province, towards the eastern part of the Korean Peninsula. "We can not accept North Korea continuing belligerence ignoring the repeated warnings from the worldwide community", said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.



The G7 summit ends without USA commitment on Paris agreement

Yet several key people, including Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt have been told the decision has been made. In Brussels, Trump told French leader Emmanuel Macron that he is under "heavy" pressure regarding the climate deal, reports CNN .