Despite high temps, Royal Ascot-goers don finest outfits

Despite high temps, Royal Ascot-goers don finest outfits

Kate Middleton at the 2017 Royal Ascot on June 20. Three of the five will run at the Royal meeting on Friday including the most expensive horse , Straight Right. The Queen marked her official birthday on Saturday by issuing a statement acknowledging the "succession of awful tragedies", and observed a minute's silence before the Trooping the Colour ceremony began.

Trump criticises federal government technology as outdated

Yet numerous leading lights in the industry turned out for the first major meeting of the American Technology Council , which Trump commissioned in May and which is being shepherded by Kushner. He heads the White House Office of American Innovation . Also in attendance was venture capitalist John Doerr , who suggested the government should open up its data for private firms to access, saying it would transform health care.

Portugal is close to containing wildfire that killed 64

The forest fire broke out on a road linking the municipalities of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera, causing people to be trapped on a road surrounded by flames. It was the biggest single blaze ever registered in the Iberian country. It also says official bodies don't do enough to coordinate wildfire prevention.

Senate Republicans to release healthcare bill Thursday

But it remains to be seen whether Republican leaders have enough support from their own members to fulfill a longstanding campaign promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare . Although those leaders haven't indicated how they intend to resolve some key issues, the ultimate impact of the bill is already clear, as HuffPost's Jeff Young has written .

Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul

Still, it also included a couple of zingers: For example, he pointed to government technology being so outdated that "the Department of Defense still uses eight-inch floppy disks ". "We have approximately $3.5 trillion of market value in this room - but that's nearly the exact number that we've created since my election", he said to laughter from the attendees, which shows what sort of brown-nosing is going on at this event.

A victory for Donald Trump and Brian Mast in Georgia

Focus on the future. Two, even so, Democrats can not take any race for granted-and if they want to win these tight races, they must do more than just be anti-Trump and spend millions of dollars. Returns showed Ms Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, winning about 52% of the vote over Democrat Jon Ossoff , who won almost 48% in Georgia's 6th Congressional District.