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Woods apologizes for DUI arrest, blames medication
Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods said an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications was to blame for his early-morning DUI arrest near his Jupiter Island home in Florida on Monday. Woods, who underwent surgery last week to relieve lingering back pain, was booked at 7:18 a.m. (1118 GMT) and released several hours later on his own recognizance, Palm Beach County Police said in an online report. Woods said in a statement released by his spokesman th...
Publ.Date : Mon, 29 May 2017 20:56:01 -0400

Woods says alcohol not factor in DUI, blames medication

Woods, who is currently sidelined from competition after having his fourth back surgery in April, said in a statement he took full responsibility for his actions and apologized to his family, friends and fans. "I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications," he said.



Publ.Date : Mon, 29 May 2017 20:02:01 -0400

Senator McCain says Putin bigger threat than ISIS
U.S. Senator John McCain said Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to global security than ISIS, and warned that the Senate would push for sanctions against Moscow for its alleged interference in the U.S. election. McCain, a leading foreign policy voice in the U.S. Congress, was speaking in an interview in Australia, where he has held security talks on his way to a defense summit in Singapore. "I think he (Putin) is the premier and most import...
Publ.Date : Mon, 29 May 2017 19:40:21 -0400

Trump condemns fatal Oregon stabbings; says victims stood against hate
President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the fatal stabbings of two Good Samaritans who tried to stop a man from harassing a pair of women who appeared to be Muslim, in a tweet issued days after an advocacy group urged Trump to condemn the attacks it said his anti-Muslim rhetoric had encouraged. A third man who also came to the aid of the women suffered serious wounds in the attack on a Portland commuter train on Friday, hours before the start of Ramadan, Is...
Publ.Date : Mon, 29 May 2017 15:48:44 -0400

Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida

Woods, who is second on the all-time list with 14 major titles, was booked at 7:18 a.m. (1118 GMT) and released several hours later on his own recognizance, the report showed. Woods, who is currently sidelined from competition after having his fourth back surgery in April, said last week that he felt better than he had in years and had no plans to retire from competitive golf. "Presently, I'm not looking ahead," Woods wrote on his website.



Publ.Date : Mon, 29 May 2017 13:58:25 -0400

Two men stabbed to death on Oregon train trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Police identified the assailant, who was arrested soon after the Friday afternoon attack, as Jeremy Joseph Christian of Portland, a 35-year-old convicted felon. The attack unfolded hours before the start of Ramadan, Islam's holy month, when most of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims observe a daily religious fast.



Publ.Date : Mon, 29 May 2017 10:26:01 -0400