Earnhardt goes for first win of season — NASCAR NOTES

Security expected a drunk fan and not the father of the victor so when they asked who he was and he said Ricky Stenhouse Sr., security initially didn't believe him. Gone was longtime driver Greg Biffle so that Roush could downsize to two full-time teams and direct additional resources towards Stenhouse and Trevor Bayne, several behind-the-scenes roles were restructured, and additional personnel brought in.

Trump lashes out at 'pathetic' critics

Trump lashes out at 'pathetic' critics

When Trump took the microphone, he congratulated the class of 2017, then immediately addressed the crowd size. Delivering his first commencement address, Trump said in America people do not worship government, but they worship God. University spokesman Paul Browne declined to say whether Trump had been invited to the May 21 ceremony, saying it was against school policy to reveal who had turned down offers.

EU demands urgent talks with Washington over airline laptop ban

The sources were anonymous, because they were not authorized to talk about the meeting. Representatives of American Airlines Group Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc and United Airlines Inc all met confidentially with officials from DHS and Airlines for America, a trade group, on Thursday afternoon, Reuters reported, to review a likely expansion of USA policy to ban electronic devices larger than cell phones from being on board certain foreign arrivals.

Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Portugal's Salvador Sobral wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Portugal's singer Salvador Sobral won for his tender jazz song " Amar Pelos Dois ", which was written by his sister. But it wasn't near enough to take out the title, with Portugal overwhelmingly voted the victor of the 2017 competition. It launched a year before the foundation of the European Economic Community, forerunner of the European Union. Israel went on to confirm their withdrawal from future Eurovision events during their live vote broadcast.

[Newsmaker] China hosts Silk Road summit in shadow of N

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said that the country has pledged an additional 100 billion Yuan (about $14 billion) to the Silk Road Fund to increase financial support for the Belt and Road Initiative. The "Belt and Road Initiative" calls for building ports, railways and other facilities in a vast arc of 65 countries. India refused to send an official delegation to Beijing , reflecting displeasure with China for developing a $57 billion trade corridor through Pakistan that also ...

Watch this 'SNL' skit about an Amazon Echo Silver for senior citizens

Admittedly, the suggestion by the support team looks impractical as the feature should have come with an option to accommodate such demands instead of asking the customer to delete the number. Amazon also confirmed users will be able to stream audio of the entire live show and listen along if they're away from the TV. The biggest challenge will be convincing consumers an omnipresent Amazon camera at home is a good thing.