An Oakland, California company dedicated to rooting out plagiarism was hopping on Tuesday, hours after Melania Trump's speech raised questions about what it took from Michelle Obama's speech in 2008. A parade of Trump's campaign rivals and Republican leaders lukewarm about his nomination were taking the stage Tuesday night to vouch for the real estate mogul, including House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell .
By the time the official stage 12 results were published, Froome had extended his lead over fellow Briton Adam Yates to 47 seconds. But Colombian Quintana seemed out of sorts from the off and ended up losing more than 2 minutes to Froome.
The sniper shooting, which occurred during a protest against the deaths of two black men by police officers, has sparked calls by top lawmakers that new legislation is needed to train and support law enforcement. "We do the best we can to maintain our composure, but at the same time , we're human beings", Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Hill said. To the coward who tried to break me and my brothers and sisters: you know your hate made us stronger.
While Chinese scholars in Singapore were repeating President Xi JIngping's commitment to turn the maritime hub into a "sea of peace, friendship and cooperation", the maritime administration of Hainan province said Monday an area southeast of the island would be closed until Thursday for military drills, but gave no details about the nature of the exercises.
The new foreign secretary was asked by U.S. journalists on Tuesday to explain his past comments about president Barack Obama and presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton - but he refused to apologise. "I believe that Secretary Johnson brings considerable intellect and values to this initiative", he said. Well, no. These phrases and others that have resurfaced since he was promoted last week were, he said, " obiter dicta " - inconsequential remarks.
Set up by the World Anti-Doping Agency ( WADA ) in response to media reports of widespread cheating at the 2014 Winter Olympics, McLaren said more than 30 different sports, including football, had benefited from various schemes to cheat anti-doping rules directed from Mutko's ministry.