The mother of a State Department employee killed in the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, angrily lashed out at Hillary Clinton on Monday at the Republican National Convention, accusing Clinton of lying to her about her son's death. Trump is to be anointed as Republican presidential nominee at the four-day convention in Cleveland by the party once led by Abraham Lincoln, the celebrated USA president who abolished slavery in the 19th century.
We understand the Scotland worldwide will travel to Tyneside for a medical today after a fee of £5.5m was agreed between the sides. Hanley made his debut for Blackburn aged 18 and went on to make 201 appearances, scoring nine goals. Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez has been busy reshaping his squad following the club's relegation from the Premier League in May. Speaking after the transfer had gone ahead, the website reported that Benitez wants to help Hanley improve as a player.
Halep, who was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals, insists she regrets not being able to play but the risks are too big. The Canadian world number seven said he had taken this decision "with a heavy heart" and after "much deliberation with my family and coaches" over a variety of health concerns including the Zika virus, Sport24 reported.
Lines are long and ticket counters are busy as customers try and re-book flights after Southwest Airlines suffered a major computer outage, impacting flights across the country. It said flexible rebooking accommodation will be available through Sunday. One couple KOCO 5 talked to Thursday at the airport said it could be Saturday until they get their flight out to Ontario, California.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has responded to the damning World Anti-Doping Agency report that confirms state-backed doping of Russian athletes saying there is no place for doping in sport as it is a threat to the lives and health of athletes as well as discrediting fair play.
Encouraging for Movisar is that Froome has not been as dominant on the mountains as he has on previous Tours. "Starting this season later helped that, having a quieter run-in to the Tour helped that". But this year he's been largely spared such unpleasant scrutiny, despite being again well on his way to a third Tour victory. "I feel we're in control", he said.