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June 16, 2017 3:56 PM Casey goes top then crashes down U.S. Open leaderboard

ERIN, Wisconsin, June 16 (Reuters) - After grabbing a share of the early second round lead at the U.S. Open, Paul Casey crashed down the leaderboard with a triple bogey as the Erin Hills layout showed its teeth on Friday. Casey and other early starters were greeted by more challenging conditions than those they faced in the opening round as winds picked 24

June 15, 2017 3:01 PM Spanish NGO boat rescues 420 migrants close to Libyan coast

MADRID (AP) - A Spanish aid organization has rescued 420 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in packed smugglers' boats from Libya. Laura Lanuza, spokeswoman for Spain's Proactiva Open Arms aid group, said its crews on Thursday rescued most of the migrants from two packed rubber dinghies and a wooden boat that were sailing 22

June 10, 2017 5:00 PM New boat for yacht club thanks to £2,000 donation

ESSEX Yacht Club, based on the Wilton ship in Leigh, has been awarded £2,000 by the Essex and Southend Sports Trust. The grant will help meet the cost of a new safety boat for club members and to provide support to sailing events. Rob Redman, club commodore, said: “We are extremely grateful to the trust for awarding this grant to the club to help us meet the cost of the new safety 12

May 29, 2017 12:51 PM Blue Peter's action man John Noakes dies aged 83 after battle with Alzheimer's

His family hope he will be remembered for "his many escapades with his faithful companion Shep" during his stint as the longest-serving presenter The man who is arguably Blue Peter's most memorable presenter, Yorkshire's beloved John Noakes, has died aged 83. The star had a reputation as the show's action man for his 12 and a half years in the 1960s and 1970s, a stint 74

May 27, 2017 6:06 PM Terrifying moment great white shark attacks kayaker

Video shows man trying to swim away from shark The moment a kayaker was attacked by a great white shark in Monterey Bay, California, was captured on camera. Gene Mace was out with his wife in Monterey Bay when he noticed that a man had been flipped from his kayak. He took out his camera and saw that the man was under attack by a great white shark. Mace continues 28

May 25, 2017 12:35 AM Clipper Round the World Yacht race to stop in Fremantle

FREMANTLE, Australia (AP) - The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will return to Fremantle, Western Australia, during the 11th edition of the ocean race later this year. Organizers said Thursday the 2017-18 edition of the 40,000-nautical mile race will arrive in Fremantle between Nov. 21 and 25 after the Southern Ocean leg from Cape Town, South Africa 23

April 29, 2017 12:37 PM Trump says North Korea 'disrespected' China after Kim Jong Un launched another failed nuclear missile test

Donald Trump has hit out at North Korea saying Kim Jong Un 'disrespected' China following its latest failed nuclear missile launch. US and South Korean officials said the North Korean mid-range ballistic missiles apparently failed shortly after launch in the early hours of Saturday morning. It is the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message 47

April 19, 2017 7:02 PM North Korea: Pentagon addresses confusion over strike group

US defence chiefs have been clarifying the whereabouts of warships that President Trump erroneously suggested last week were sailing for North Korea. US Defence Secretary James Mattis said the USS Carl Vinson strike group is now proceeding to the Western Pacific. The ship is part of what President Trump said last week was an "armada" being deployed off North 44

April 19, 2017 5:56 AM UK prime minister moves to strengthen Brexit hand

May calls voters to polls, less than a month after categorically denying she might Cynical political game-playing or the vote Britain needs? Theresa May’s move to hold a snap general election to strengthen her Brexit hand was met with an unsurprising divided response. The poll will give the UK prime minister an opportunity to win a direct mandate for the first 58

April 16, 2017 3:09 PM Search for 90-year-old who went missing after going out to sea on his boat is scaled back

The pensioner's boat has been found but he is still missing Police and coastguards have scaled back their search for a 90-year-old man who has gone missing off the Welsh coast. Milford Haven Coastguard had co-ordinated an extensive air and sea search for missing dinghy sailor Arthur Ray Taylor, who is known as Archie, in Cardigan on Saturday evening 30