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Global European Union tells May 'no time to lose' on Brexit
Author: 0 European Union tells May 'no time to lose' on Brexit

Had she achieved her goal, she would have had more political space to cut deals with the the EU over topics such as the financial settlement and the remit of the European Court of Justice in return for securing a new trade deal and an agreed transition to it.

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman in North Korea again

Retired basketball Hall-of-Famer Dennis Rodman is to visit North Korea , but it is unclear whether he would meet with Kim Jong Un . "But we have issued travel warnings to Americans and suggested they not travel to North Korea for their own safety", he said.

Global No change in Theresa May's Brexit plan
Author: 0 No change in Theresa May's Brexit plan

Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has warned that no arrangement between the Conservatives and the DUP would be good for Northern Ireland but Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has said the negotiations are "entirely separate from our intent and desire to see devolution restored here".

Author: 0 North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after United States drills

On Thursday, the North fired what appeared to be several short-range anti-ship cruise missiles from its east coast in the latest series of missile tests in defiance of global sanctions, according to the South Korean military. The missiles are the fourth new designs to be launched this year - and not all were successful. That was in response to a spate of recent ballistic missile tests which violate United Nations sanctions.

Author: 0 British election leaves UK's path more muddled

The calculation comes as the Tories were reeling from the loss of their majority, which it had looked as though they would substantially increase when Theresa May called the election in April. In contrast, the opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , whose party gained at least 29 seats in Parliament, has openly shared his misgivings about the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump Offers to Testify That Comey Committed Perjury

Trump went on to deny that he had ever asked Comey to pledge loyalty to him. "I hardly know the man". "You and I both know my father a long time ", Trump Jr. "After only tweeting once Saturday to promote "infrastructure week", Trump sent a flurry Sunday morning, slamming the "#FakeNews MSM" for allegedly not reporting on economic progress and labeling Democrats "obstructionists".

Author: 0 United Nations highlights the shame of Ireland's harsh abortion laws

All of the procedures on Irish-resident women were privately funded. Johnson told us she anxious this meant that debate on abortion would continue to be about "restricting and reducing" abortion rights rather than considering more progressive changes to the law.

Author: 0 South Korea's Moon asks for Japan's patience in resolving 'past history'

Song, who served in the navy for more than three decades, was Moon's main security adviser during his presidential campaign, reprising his role in Moon's 2012 presidential campaign. North Korea has been on a missile testing spree lately, with 12 launches so far in 2017 . Since taking office last month, Moon's government has been seeking to expand cross-border exchanges as a way to improve strained ties over the North's nuclear and missile programs.

Global Wales remain in contention after 1-1 draw with Serbia
Author: 0 Wales remain in contention after 1-1 draw with Serbia

Wayne Hennessey had to race out of his penalty area to complete one clearance, but Wales were untroubled in the opening quarter as Serbia failed to give their large support any encouragement. Ramsey's goal in the World Cup Group D qualifier was the catalyst for the trouble. "We have been there before and we've not managed to seal the deal, whereas in the last campaign we sealed the deal and shut it out", the Wales manager said.

Author: 0 Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by three wickets, reach semi final

Sri Lanka ended up being bowled out for 236 when Nuwan Pradeep was caught and bowled by Ashraf for one run. That Pakistan had to chase a modest total was down to its left-arm pacers Junaid Khan and Mohammad Amir . But Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed in the company of Mohammad Amir stood defiantly by compiling the runs. If we had held those catches, it would have been a different story today, especially at very crucial times - first over, and towards the end, where we let go of ...

Global Rajnath calls meeting of state home ministers to discuss internal security
Author: 0 Rajnath calls meeting of state home ministers to discuss internal security

He apprised the Home Minister about an MoU that was signed in the year 2012 between India and Myanmar for establishment of Border Haats along the Indo-Myanmar Border to facilitate border trade, which included one at Nampong (Pangsau pass). The Minister urged the Chief Ministers to pay special attention to the local issues of border guarding forces to boost their morale and improve their efficiency.

Author: 0 Qatar launches new shipping routes to Oman amid food shortage fears

He says Saudi Arabia has allowed families to move between countries. Erdogan called on Saudi King Salman to show leadership by solving the crisis . He said that Qatar has "practically been sentenced to the death penalty" and added that "it is neither humane nor Islamic to attempt to isolate a country's people in every area from food, to drink, to travel, to commerce, to worship".

Global UK turmoil as Brexit talks could be delayed
Author: 0 UK turmoil as Brexit talks could be delayed

Instead, May was humiliated in last week's vote as Conservatives won just 318 seats, eight short of the 326 needed for a majority and 12 fewer than in the outgoing parliament. Equity also said it would fight to give creative workers a voice during the Brexit negotiations but also ensure that they were supported in domestic policy.

Global Brexit talks may not start on June 19, David Davis suggests
Author: 0 Brexit talks may not start on June 19, David Davis suggests

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday was heading into hard talks with a hardline Northern Irish party on securing a working majority after a crushing electoral setback. If they really wish to overcome the current turbulence and strike a good deal with the European Union, which is vital for their country's stability and prosperity, it is incumbent on May, the Conservatives and other political leaders and parties to put aside their narrow interests and work together.

Global The terror of the Islamic State comes to Iran
Author: 0 The terror of the Islamic State comes to Iran

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard has accused regional rival Saudi Arabia of involvement in the attacks. Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran have had strained relations throughout their history and have been involved in a sectarian feud for more than 1,000 years.

Author: 0 Attorney: Officer 'did what had to do' in motorist shooting

Yanez fired seven rounds into Castile's vehicle; Castile was struck by five of the rounds, two of which tore through his heart. Castile's girlfriend streamed the immediate aftermath live on Facebook, which brought the case extra attention. Judge William H. Leary III looks on during the questioning of Emanuel Kapelsoh, a use-of-force expert testifying for Officer Jeronimo Yanez . The defense said that Yanez, 29, reacted to the presence of a gun and was trained to preserve his own life in the ...

Global Trump says travel ban ruling comes at 'dangerous time'
Author: 0 Trump says travel ban ruling comes at 'dangerous time'

The ruling Monday says the president violated US immigration law . A three-judge panel heard oral arguments on that case last month. The 4th U.S. But the 9th Circuit sidestepped that question, saying they didn't need to answer it because the legality of the travel ban could be decided on narrower grounds: It violated immigration law.

Author: 0 US Attorney General to Appear Before Senate Committee

Sessions stepped aside in March from the federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the campaign after acknowledging that had met twice previous year with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. While Sessions used to frequently answer questions from reporters after public appearances discussing his criminal justice initiatives, he stopped in late April, just before Comey was dismissed.

Author: 0 Columbia's Kael Miranda eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee

When about only 10 spellers remain, the competition will pause until the primetime finale. In the third round of preliminary competition, VanWynsberghe received "refulgence" as her word , which is an adjective that means a radiant or resplendent quality or state.

Global Tillerson: Trump's Not 'Walking Away' From Addressing Climate Issues
Author: 0 Tillerson: Trump's Not 'Walking Away' From Addressing Climate Issues

DE is joining a growing list of states committing to uphold the Paris Climate Accord, despite President Trump's move last week to withdraw the US from the agreement. The Democratic governors' new pact commits to that same goal, which requires a 26 to 28 percent reduction in emissions from 2005 levels. French President Macron went one step further and addressed the American people directly on climate change , bypassing President Trump, much like the USA has done in the past to ...

Author: 0 Anti-Islamic law, Muslim demonstrators gather in Waterbury

The anti-Shariah demonstrators yelled "commie scum!" and counter-protesters shouted "Nazis!" as the two sides squared off, after some of the counter-protesters crossed the street and approached the rally. John Martinez, who identified himself as a Donald Trump supporter and not a member of any of the participating organizations, said he is not anti-Muslim but has serious concerns about Sharia Law.

Author: 0 '100 Percent' Would Testify Under Oath About Comey

Comey said during his testimony that he asked a friend to release contents of the memos he'd written about his conversations with the president to a reporter. Senator Tim Kaine, the 2016 Democratic vice presidential candidate, said on Friday that Comey's testimony provided a wealth of information for both the congressional and special counsel investigations.

Author: 0 Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller

Moreover, Comey admitted to the Senate last week that after he was sacked, he deliberately leaked a memorandum - which may or may not have been illegal - to the New York Times for the explicit objective of triggering the appointment of a special counsel.

Author: 0 Trump Says Comey Lying, Willing to Speak Under Oath

Trump denied that on Friday, saying: "I hardly know the man; I'm not going to ask him to pledge allegiance". Mr Trump had stayed unusually quiet on Thursday, refraining from weighing in on the testimony gripping the country both on Twitter and at several public appearances.

Global Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' fire of Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' fire of Gulf crisis

Qatar's finances have come under pressure in the wake of a diplomatic row with its Gulf neighbours. Earlier Doha's 1 million population and their dairy needs were facilitated by Saudi Arabia but after the split, the transport routes were cut off by UAE and their two other allies.

Global 'Hard Brexit' must be abandoned after election: Scottish leader
Author: 0 'Hard Brexit' must be abandoned after election: Scottish leader

All the above issues were completely overlaid with a debate about independence , or rather its proxy - a second referendum on independence. How did the evening unfold for the SNP? While official data has yet to be released, it is possible that some of these people abandoned the SNP in order to vote for a party that was more committed to Brexit , such as the Conservatives , or, potentially, Labour .

Author: 0 Qatar crisis: the latest developments

He says Saudi Arabia has allowed families to move between countries. But Qatar wields a potential economic weapon if the crisis escalates and countries around the world that depend on its supply may find themselves needing to side with the tiny nation that is home to a major US military installation.

Author: 0 Hindered May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit

This "dementia tax" alienated wealthy seniors who were most likely to vote and to vote Conservative. May had sought to capitalize on Britons' desire to quit the European Union and the perceived weakness of opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn .

Global Rafael Nadal revels in the instant history of 'a flawless Roland Garros'
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal revels in the instant history of 'a flawless Roland Garros'

While he did not clarify Toni's role going forward, he expressed delight in the dynamic he feels among his support staff. The Spaniard's uncle and coach, Toni Nadal, presented him with the copy of La Coupe des Mousquetaires. Former French Open victor Carlos Moya - now Nadal's co-coach, added a year ago for a fresh voice - will be taking on more of the load. There is no greater challenge in tennis than trying to defeat Nadal in a best-of-five set match on clay, so Wawrinka looked back ...

Author: 0 May appoints Brexit campaigner Gove as agriculture minister

The controversial Tory minister's appointment as the new minister for the Environment, Food, Farming and Rural Affairs, was announced yesterday in a cabinet reshuffle following the general election on Thursday. The decision to keep her in the Government will be seen as another indication of Mrs May's weakness following the loss of her Commons majority. The Cabinet reshuffle, which saw relatively few changes to the front bench, will largely have been created to shore-up support within May's ...

Global U.S. refuse to sign G7 pledge on 'irreversible' Paris climate accord
Author: 0 U.S. refuse to sign G7 pledge on 'irreversible' Paris climate accord

Trump announced the US withdrawal on June 1, and the leaders of France , Germany and Italy immediately released a statement expressing their regret over the USA decision . The call is included in the final statement taken unanimously at the end of the two-day meeting in the Italian city of Bologna, but without the support of the United States delegation to the chapter on climate change.

Global United Kingdom vote a gamble that could complicate Brexit: Europe leaders
Author: 0 United Kingdom vote a gamble that could complicate Brexit: Europe leaders

May, who became prime minister after Britain's June 2016 referendum on leaving the European Union, called the election three years early in a bid to strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations. "We should clearly come to terms with the British to start as quickly as possible". But until a government emerges in London , it is unclear how the talks can start.

Global Uber executive Emil Michael steps down as critical report looms
Author: 0 Uber executive Emil Michael steps down as critical report looms

This follows reports that Uber's board of directors has voted to implement all of the recommendations made by US Attorney General Eric Holder in a report. A spokesman confirmed that the board met with Holder and Tammy Albarrán, both partners with Covington & Burling, a law firm hired to investigate complaints of widespread sexual harassment and other deep-seated cultural problems at Uber .

Author: 0 2 guards killed by inmates during bus transport in Georgia

The names of the prison guards haven't been released. The pair then hijacked a light green 2004 Honda Civic and drove off. They are armed with the correctional officers'.40 caliber pistols and considered risky. "Rowe, who is 6'1" and 181 pounds, was serving life without parole for an armed robbery. He also had a robbery charge in Gwinnett County in that same month.

Global British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet
Author: 0 British PM Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet

Gummer's period in office saw the appointment of Kevin Cunnington as GDS head and the publication of the government's digital strategy , renamed the Transformation Strategy in light of its broad focus on GDS' future work, rather than a specialised focus on technology.

Author: 0 DUP leader says talks with Britain's Conservatives 'positive'

Even if Ms May strikes a deal with the DUP, her government will have a mere two-seat majority-that presupposes all Conservative lawmakers tow the party line. "It is time to stop trying to cling to power and time to admit enough is enough", said Mr Farron, who branded the possible Tory/DUP deal as a "MayDUP government".

Author: 0 Confirmed: 2 Australians Killed in the London Terror Attack

The names of the victims will not be released until the government has received official confirmation of the identities and the families have been notified. Mr Pigeard was said to be from Caen, in Normandy, but had been living in London for more than two years. Her family said she died running towards the danger to help victims on the bridge.

Global Jeff Sessions testifies: What to expect from Tuesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions testifies: What to expect from Tuesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing

Sessions previously recused himself from the Justice Department's investigations on Russian Federation, after it was found that he hadn't disclosed several meetings he had with Russia's ambassador to the United States. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, an intelligence committee member, said senators were still deciding whether Sessions would be asked to testify in a classified briefing after the public hearing.

Global Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:
Author: 0 Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: "America Created Islamic State"

The report also noted that areas along the borders with Iraq and Yemen remain risky, as instability continues to spill over from the conflicts in those neighboring countries. will remain unchanged regardless of the nuclear deal. "Two of the killed criminals were foreign nationals... while the identity of other members is being investigated", Maleki said, adding that weapons and an IS flag were seized during the raid.

Global Gurugram private hospital to create awareness about blood donation
Author: 0 Gurugram private hospital to create awareness about blood donation

World Blood Donor Day will be observed worldwide on Wednesday. If the donor is taking any kind of medication, then they should get a screen test done before proceeding with the donation. Governor P Sathasivam will inaugurate the World Blood Donor Day celebrations organised by Terumo Penpol in association with All Kerala Donors Society at Vylopilly Samskrithi Bhavan here on June 14 at 10.00 am.

Author: 0 Sky sources: Downing Street made statement on DUP deal in error

May's office has already said that the senior Cabinet members - Treasury chief Philip Hammond , Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their current jobs, but she is expected to reshuffle the lower ranks of ministers.

Global Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on New Zealand tour
Author: 0 Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on New Zealand tour

Up front, stand-in skipper Alun Wyn Jones - who captained the Lions in the third 2013 Test against Australia - will start in the second row alongside George Kruis. The Lions must now move on to face the Crusaders on Saturday - a side boasting a ideal 14 wins from 14 Super Rugby matches this term. The other All Blacks in the selection are Joe Moody, Codie Taylor, Owen Franks and Luke Romano.

Author: 0 DUP leader says talks with Conservatives 'positive'

In a flare-up of the Tory civil war over Europe, ministers who want a deal to protect the economy have derided as "Creationists" those ministers such as Liam Fox, Priti Patel and Chris Grayling who would be willing to quit the European Union without an arrangement.

Author: 0 Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site

Conservative President Lee Myung-Bak pursued the so-called "denuclearization, opening and 3,000 dollars" strategy which called for Seoul to help the North attain a per capita income of US $3,000 if the communist country gave up its nuclear weapons.

Global Britain's May to Face Her Party amid Post-Election Tumult
Author: 0 Britain's May to Face Her Party amid Post-Election Tumult

Keeping both women happy, especially Foster, will be essential for May, who repeatedly promised stability in her campaign but delivered political chaos instead. Davis, speaking to the BBC in a separate interview, said the election was disappointing but said May was a "formidable prime minister". Prime Minister Theresa May will try to convince lawmakers from her Conservative Party on Monday that she should remain as leader after a disastrous gamble on a snap election that weakened ...

Author: 0 Brexit minister Davis says UK could still walk away with no deal

This was confirmed by the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel who believes Britain would stick to the timetable for talks due to begin on June 19. On Twitter, Siegfried Muresan, spokesman for the European Parliament's largest grouping, the European People's Party, said, "EU did not want #Brexit , but has been prepared to negotiate it since a year ago".

Author: 0 Trump's top lawyer to face questions on Russia, Comey

Mr Comey, fired by Donald Trump last month , testified before Congress on Thursday about his interactions with the President, who seemingly directed him to drop a criminal investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's alleged ties to Russia, Mr Comey said.

Author: 0 Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' letter on Saturday offering to testify before the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday caught members of the panel by surprise, and senators are concerned he's trying to avoid testifying publicly, a source familiar with the situation says.

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