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The Open 2019: Shane Lowry ‘dreaming’ of win after sensational round of 63

The Open 2019: Shane Lowry ‘dreaming’ of win after sensational round of 63

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Shane Lowry admitted he would go to bed "thinking about holding the Claret Jug" on Sunday after finishing round three of The Open with a four-shot lead.The Irishman is 16 under after carding a sensational course record of eight-under 63 at Royal Portrush on Saturday.England's Tommy Fleetwood is second on 12 under, while American JB Holmes is two shots further back in third. "It's only natural, isn't it?" said Lowry. "We're human. We're not robots. We can't not think about things."He added: "And when you try not to think ab...
Watch: Germany, Norway advance to Round of 8 in Women’s World Cup

Watch: Germany, Norway advance to Round of 8 in Women’s World Cup

Sports
June 22 (UPI) -- Germany and Norway advanced to the Women's Soccer World Cup quarterfinals after earning victories in the Round of 16 on Saturday. Germany continued its unbeaten run at the World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria. Norway beat Australia 4-1 in penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time. Norway reached the Women's World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 2007 with Saturday's victory. "I'm really content with how we handled all this pressure and stress," Norway coach Martin Sjogren told reporters. Norway's Isabell Herlovsen opened the scoring at the 31-minute mark. Norway held the lead until Elise Kellond-Knight's goal 83 minutes in. Australia missed the first two spot-kicks in the shootout before Noway's Ingrid Engen scored the game-winning penalty. Germany...
Watch: Brooks Koepka makes history in U.S. Open’s second round

Watch: Brooks Koepka makes history in U.S. Open’s second round

Sports
June 14 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Brooks Koepka remains in pursuit of his third consecutive U.S. Open title after moving within three shots of leader Justin Rose at Pebble Beach. Koepka carded 69 for the second straight round Friday. He became the first defending champion to break 70 in his first two rounds of the U.S. Open since Scott Simpson accomplished the feat 31 years ago. Kopeka told reporters he feels great despite still trailing Rose for first place. "I've got a chance," Koepka said. "That's all you can ask for. I just need to make a few putts. Sometimes the hole just needs to open up." Koepka is no stranger to having a chance. With a victory, Koepka would join Scotland's Willie Anderson (1903-05) as the only player to win three straight U.S. Opens. Koepka also won the PGA Championshi...
Fires, tear gas highlight another round of Yellow Vests protests in Paris

Fires, tear gas highlight another round of Yellow Vests protests in Paris

World
April 20 (UPI) -- Days after Paris firefighters put out a devastating blaze at the Notre-Dame Cathedral, they rushed to extinguish small fires around Place de la Republique set by Yellow Vests protesters demonstrating Saturday against high taxes and economic equality. Paris police fired tear gas at protesters while bicycles, bins, motorbikes and cars alongside streets were set on fire. One group of protesters stole goods from a sports shop after smashing its front window, The Guardian reported. The Yellow Vests protests have been ongoing since last November, starting as a fuel tax revolt but have come to represent social policies and dissatisfaction with the French government in general. Much of action happened at Place de la Republique where protesters set the bulk of the fires and poli...

Another Round of Slight Gains Amid Choppy Session

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The Fed provided a momentary diversion today from our heavy focus on the trade talks in Washington but the major indices still finished slightly positive for the second session in a row Remember back on January 30th when Fed Chair Jerome Powell told us that the Fed would be patient Latest Articles in