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Global Britain's May in tough talks on forging governing alliance
Author: 0 Britain's May in tough talks on forging governing alliance

Mr Barnier held "talks about talks" with Ms May's Brexit advisor Olly Robbins and British EU ambassador Tim Barrow in Brussels on Monday but they failed to agree on a date for the negotiations to begin, an EU official said. "The UK Government is offering whatever support we can, working alongside the Irish government, as appropriate, honouring our respective commitments in the Belfast Agreement to serve the interests of the whole community in Northern Ireland", he said.

Author: 0 Missing Sailor from Putnam County found alive on ship

The mechanic will be transferred to the "USS Ronald Reagan" for medical evaluation, and following that a recommendation will be made for follow-on care, according to the US Navy. Task & Purpose reached out to the 7th Fleet for a comment. He was advanced to third class petty officer in August 2015. " I am relieved that this Sailor's family will not be joining the ranks of Gold Star Families that have sacrificed so much for our country ".

Author: 0 London tower fire: 'People jumped out of their windows'

A fire at the Lacrosse building in Melbourne's Docklands in 2014 is strikingly similar to London blaze as investigations point to cladding used in building, architecture experts said. Black smoke billowed high into the air for hours after the blaze broke out. Its 24 floors were consumed by flames as inhabitants attempted to escape.

Author: 0 Afghan commando kills 3 USA soldiers in "green-on-blue" attack

Two other United States soldiers were injured in the shooting, which occurred in eastern Nangarhar province, according to an Afghan official on Saturday. troops in Afghanistan. On Friday two Afghan border police were killed by friendly fire - the first such incident since U.S. Marines returned to the country's southern region in May.

Author: 0 Durbin Said Comey Wins The Battle Of Trustworthiness Against President Trump

Comey said Trump pressured him to drop an investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn and told Comey that he needed his loyalty, even though FBI directors are supposed to work independently from the White House . Trump and his aides and allies followed a two-pronged rebuttal strategy: They cited snippets of Comey's testimony as categorical evidence of Trump's innocence while using other elements to try to impugn the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's ...

Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Being Investigated for Possible Obstruction of Justice

The White House has said Donald Trump "has no intention" of sacking the special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election . Among those the former FBI director is looking to interview are Director of National Intelligence Dan CoatsDan CoatsMueller requesting interviews with top intel officials: reports Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice: report Trump gives Pentagon authority to set Afghan troop levels MORE , National Security ...

Global Congressional baseball going on as scheduled after shooting; Scalise in critical condition
Author: 0 Congressional baseball going on as scheduled after shooting; Scalise in critical condition

At least five people including senior US congressman Scalise were wounded when a gunman opened fire during a baseball practice in Alexandria , Virginia on Wednesday morning. Barth and Williams both credited the Capitol Police officers who were at the field with Scalise for saving their lives. Donald Trump revealed in an address on Wednesday that the 66-year-old shooter has since died.

Global Court rules that Brazilian president can keep his job
Author: 0 Court rules that Brazilian president can keep his job

Reuters reported that even if Temer were acquitted, he would have to face separate charges of corruption and obstruction of justice. Temer took over from Rousseff previous year after she was impeached for violating budget laws, in what her leftist allies dubbed a coup.

Author: 0 No plan to sack Russian Federation probe head Mueller: US justice official

LESTER HOLT: And while all of that was playing out today, the future of Robert Mueller , the special counsel in the Russian investigation has called into question. Senator Jean Shaheen of New Hampshire raised the issue after Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy said President Donald Trump was considering the idea of firing Mueller as special counsel.

Author: 0 Firefighters yet to fully search burnt London tower block: fire brigade chief

The fire at the Grenfell Tower , part of a housing estate in London , burnt for around 24 hours. Fire at London high rise built in 1974 killed six people. About 60 firefighters, eight fire engines and other special resources were at the scene in west London on Thursday, LFB added. As an investigation into the cause of the blaze began, residents reported that fire alarms had not sounded.

Author: 0 Suspect in congressional baseball shooting now dead

His page also reveals him to be a strong supporter of Democratic senator Bernie Sanders and that he belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party ". A friend, however, said Hodgkinson did not seem a bad person. Sanders acknowledged Wednesday that Hodgkinson had apparently been among many volunteers on his 2016 campaign.

Author: 0 Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

Sills described the fugitives as violent repeat offenders who are extremely risky, having taken the guards' 9 mm pistols. They are armed and unsafe; if you see them call 911. He wasn't sure whether they were cellmates at Baldwin State Prison immediately prior to the escape. The inmates, Donnie Russell Rowe and Ricky Dubose , are accused of shooting and killing the officers Tuesday morning and escaping during a prisoner transport.

Global Congress gunman raged against Trump online
Author: 0 Congress gunman raged against Trump online

The shooter who was killed by the police was from Belleville, Illinois and 66 years old. Lawmaker Jeff Duncan said he was leaving the practice when he was approached by a man he later learned was the shooter, who asked if the team was Republican or Democrat before heading toward the field.

Author: 0 French UN Envoy : US 'on the wrong side of history' on climate

The bills' signage came with the support of four Hawaiian county mayors, who have joined hundreds of other mayors across the USA in signing a commitment agreement. remains a global leader in reducing emissions". He said costs of clean energy have become comparable to "dirty" energy and that has changed the economics of investment in industry.

Global French conservative candidate knocked down on campaign trail
Author: 0 French conservative candidate knocked down on campaign trail

Ms Kosciusko-Morizet, known in France by the initials NKM, was leafleting for the Republicans ahead of Sunday's legislative elections when a man in a checked shirt jabbed his finger at her and tried to throw her leaflets in her face. The Paris prosecutors' office said a investigation had been opened into the incident, which occurred on a Left Bank street market. He was not known to the candidate's campaign team, Le Parisien newspaper reports.

Author: 0 London fire death toll rises to 17, number expected to increase

The London Fire Brigade said 250 firefighters and 40 engines "at its height" were fighting to block the blaze for dozens of hours. As for the cause of the fire, it was reported that an explosion in a refrigerator could be the cause of the fire that swallowed up the whole tower.

Author: 0 Special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

The special counsel appointed to probe alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential polls is now also investigating President Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice, according to a media report . Pressed on this by senators on the Intelligence committee, Sessions pointed out that his recommendation to Trump on Comey was based in turn on a recommendation from Rosenstein.

Author: 0 May Sets Up Meeting With Irish "Kingmakers"

Conservative leader May lost her parliamentary majority in last week's election and is now desperately seeking the backing of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Before the election, May proposed a clean break from the European Union, involving withdrawal from the European Union single market, limits on immigration and a bespoke customs deal with the EU.

Author: 0 Washington gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

The FBI says it's investigating the social media presence and motives of the IL man suspected in a shooting that injured Rep. Steve Scalise and several others . His Facebook cover photo features Sanders and he was part of many progressive groups as well as anti-Trump pages. "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign".

Global Trump Slams 'Phony' Story On Obstruction Of Justice Probe
Author: 0 Trump Slams 'Phony' Story On Obstruction Of Justice Probe

The inquiry into possible obstruction of justice, which is a criminal offense in the United States, started days after Trump fired former FBI director James Comey , the Post said , citing anonymous officials, and marks a major turning point in an investigation that began almost a year ago as a probe of signs that Russian Federation was attempting to influence the elections through repeated leaks of Democratic e-mails.

Author: 0 London tower block fire death toll rises

Turner says they use "apartment packs" to respond to high rise apartment fires. Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police Service said in an update Thursday. An Italian newspaper, Il Mattino di Padova, said Gottardi had been on phone with his father and told him the smoke was rising before the line suddenly cut.

Author: 0 London fire death toll at 17

Smoke was still wafting out of the blackened shell of the Grenfell Tower on Thursday where specialist search teams faced hazardous conditions as they scoured the wreck, with external cladding still falling from the building. Jeremy Corbyn has said the "truth has got to come out and it will" after the Grenfell Tower fire . After announcing the updated death toll of 12 in the afternoon, Cmdr.

Author: 0 US consumer prices slipped 0.1 pct in May

Data published by the ONS earlier this week showed one measure of inflation surging to the fastest pace in almost five years as the pound's post-Brexit vote collapse continues to drive import prices higher. In monthly terms, sales fell across the board except for fuel. Prices for U.S. Treasuries rallied, while stocks on Wall Street were little changed.

Global London Mayor Calls On Gov't To Cancel Trump's State Visit
Author: 0 London Mayor Calls On Gov't To Cancel Trump's State Visit

Khan's comments come following a barrage of tweets that Trump sent out early Sunday morning following Saturday's terrorist attack on the London Bridge. in January. "I don't wish to enter into a row between those two individuals who are I think are probably perfectly able to stick up for themselves", he said of Trump and Khan.

Global Ireland's Varadkar announces new cabinet lineup
Author: 0 Ireland's Varadkar announces new cabinet lineup

The government I lead will be one of the new European centers as we seek to build a republic of opportunity". Questions already loom over how long the new Taoiseach - Ireland's 13th - can hold on to the office. During when Ireland became the first country to legalise same-sex marriage in a referendum. Shortly after he addressed Fine Gael for the first time since being leader Leo Varadkar tweeted that he was "delighted" to appoint Simon Coveney as his deputy.

Global IS claims it's taken bin Laden's Afghan hideout of Tora Bora
Author: 0 IS claims it's taken bin Laden's Afghan hideout of Tora Bora

The group has reportedly informed regarding the capture of Tora Bora through its radio station which was repeatedly targeted in the Afghan and USA forces operations. The fighting has sent hundreds of families fleeing, said Malek Tor, a tribal elder who put the number of ISIS fighters in the area in the hundreds.

Global Trump 'under investigation for obstruction of justice'
Author: 0 Trump 'under investigation for obstruction of justice'

Those who have agreed to be interviewed by Mueller's investigators, the Post reported , include Dan Coats , director of national intelligence; Mike Rogers , head of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett , who recently left his role as Rogers' deputy.

Global Thousands left stranded by Johannesburg taxi blockade
Author: 0 Thousands left stranded by Johannesburg taxi blockade

By this morning the R21 Highway running next to the airport was clear. "They [protesters] are expected to march to Nissan in Rosslyn and the Reserve Bank in Pretoria Central to hand over memorandums". "Some members have been hard hit by high interest rate of 28 percent [on vehicle finance] and blacklisting due to [required] repayments of R15,000 per month over 72 months...we can't take it anymore".

Author: 0 London's Grenfell Tower fire death toll rises to 17

Their fates were unclear at this time. Prime Minister Theresa May was expected to visit the scene on Thursday, Sky News reported, citing unnamed sources. The London Fire Brigade said it received the first reports of the blaze at 12:54 a.m. and the first engines arrived within six minutes. "Only one fire escape to get down, and apparently that caught on fire", Paramasivan told Ritson.

Global USA states form Climate Alliance, vow to uphold Paris Agreement
Author: 0 USA states form Climate Alliance, vow to uphold Paris Agreement

Trump has been vocally denying global warming for more than five years now. Trump has since shied away from giving his opinion on whether climate change is real. "This is one of the most cynical and frankly ignorant and unsafe, self-destructive steps that I've seen in my entire lifetime in public life", said the former chief diplomat under President Barack Obama.

Global Family of freed student adjusting to
Author: 0 Family of freed student adjusting to "different reality"

He said he and his wife, Cindy, only learned of their son's condition last week. "Even if you believe their explanation of botulism and a sleeping pill causing a coma - and we don't - there is no excuse for any civilized nation to have kept his condition a secret and denied him top-notch medical care for so long", Fred Warmbier said during a news conference at southern Ohio's Wyoming High School, where Otto had graduated.

Author: 0 Zarif says Iran will send food to besieged Qatar

Qatar said Wednesday it had withdrawn all of its peacekeepers from the border area between Eritrea and Djibouti , suspending its role as a mediator between the two Horn of Africa countries. Department of State's efforts to ease heightening tensions. Erdogan called on Saudi Arabia's king as the leader of the region to resolve the impasse.

Global Cops kill hostage-taker in Australia, rescue woman
Author: 0 Cops kill hostage-taker in Australia, rescue woman

Chinese-born Australian citizen Kai Hao, 36, was shot and killed by Yacqub Khayre in the foyer of the apartment complex, in Melbourne's southeast, just after 4pm on Monday. The terrorist burst out of the apartment at about 6pm, firing at and injuring three officers before being shot dead by police. Khayre was released on parole late previous year after serving time for intent to cause injury and arson, which Turnbull said was a concern given his background and something that would be ...

Global Vermont's Congressional Delegation Responds To Virginia Shooting
Author: 0 Vermont's Congressional Delegation Responds To Virginia Shooting

Two Capitol Police officers who intervened to stop the shooter were also injured along with a congressional staffer and a lobbyist. The popular and gregarious lawmaker is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative bats when he secured the job of House whip several years ago.

Global Death toll from London blaze expected to rise
Author: 0 Death toll from London blaze expected to rise

During an interview with LBC Radio, he said: "If you deny local authorities the funding they need, then there is a price that's paid". She said: " Today there was a terror attack in my hometown of London ". The Prime Minister carried out a private visit of the scene and spoke with emergency service crews but reportedly refused to meet any survivors of the tragedy and blocked media access.

Global Hot & Humid, PM Storms Possible
Author: 0 Hot & Humid, PM Storms Possible

Storms that form overnight should once again move out by early Friday morning. Today's high will reach 90 with a heat index of 95. Another afternoon full of scattered rain and storms will be the case for most folks today . I don't expect any tornadoes with these storms, but there is an outside chance for some small hail. Locations across far southern Oklahoma may continue to have higher dew points and therefore higher heat index values.

Author: 0 Sessions says he's "not stonewalling", citing "confidential communications" with Trump

Before he became attorney general, Sessions served two decades as a Republican senator from Alabama. Jeff Sessions , the current U.S. attorney general, testified in front of the Senate intelligence committee on Monday denying that he had been involved in any collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

Author: 0 Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Jeffs was arrested in South Dakota at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Prosecutors say leaders of the Utah-based Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints collected $12 million after making their congregants use food stamps at sect-owned stores.

Author: 0 President Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of Justice

Sens. Al Franken of Minnesota and Patrick Leahy of Vermont have sought an FBI investigation. The White House clarification has come amidst reports that Trump is contemplating firing Mueller . The report that Trump himself is being scrutinized for obstruction of justice served to undercut Trump's claims. A person close to Trump's legal team said earlier Tuesday that there have been no discussions about firing Mueller with the legal team.

Author: 0 What Witnesses Saw When Gunfire Struck A Congressional Baseball Practice

EMS was called to the scene and transported five people to local hospitals. Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods who sometimes practices with the team, was also identified as one of the victims. "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign", Sanders said.

Author: 0 Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start

Denise Koesterman, right, and Alison Lebrun, left, tie blue-and-white awareness ribbons along Springfield Pike near the family home of Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, in the Wyoming suburb of Cincinnati on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Author: 0 Chris Ruddy Says He Did Not Speak With Trump About Firing Mueller

The probe by special counsel Robert Mueller , a former FBI chief, "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post reported .

Global North Carolina man fell into Yellowstone hot spring, burned
Author: 0 North Carolina man fell into Yellowstone hot spring, burned

Park staff provided immediate medical assistance and transported the patient via ambulance to the airport in West Yellowstone. A view of the Lower Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park . Rangers are investigating exactly how Gatete fell in to the thermal feature. 'We continually stress that people must stay on trails and boardwalks in geyser basins , not only to protect resources, but for their own safety'.

Global Rodman's trip backed by digital currency for weed
Author: 0 Rodman's trip backed by digital currency for weed

President Donald Trump . Warmbier is in a coma, his father tells NPR. "We reviewed the project and, with the benefit of hindsight, recognized that we got this one wrong", Paddy Power said at the time. Rodman is heading to North Korea later Tuesday from Beijing. A North Korean foreign ministry official confirmed that Warmbier was released and left the country Tuesday morning.

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