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Global UK prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks
Author: 0 UK prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

He pulled out of the event after a fire gutted a high-rise residential tower in London , leaving at least 17 dead. "The idea that the United Kingdom led by this prime minister and this government can just blunder into negotiations starting one week today, I just don't think it's a credible proposition", she told reporters in London .

Global ND congressional delegation comments on shooting incident
Author: 0 ND congressional delegation comments on shooting incident

The gunman was killed by police in the subsequent shootout. "A good Samaritan let us into his apartment so we could call 911", Davis said . "The security detail saved a lot of lives because they attacked the shooter". "It's my breaking point, we have to stop this", said Davis, a Republican from Taylorville. "There could have easily been 25 deaths" if not for the police officers' quick response, Representative Roger Williams of Texas told reporters later in the day, wearing a medical ...

Global Rodman gives Kim the gift of Trump:
Author: 0 Rodman gives Kim the gift of Trump: "The Art of the Deal"

The 22-year-old University of Virginia student, who is now in a coma, was freed for humanitarian reasons , according to a one-line report on the North Korean news agency Thursday. When he landed in Ohio Tuesday, he was taken by ambulance to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Residents of the northern Cincinnati suburb tied blue-and-white ribbons, the school colors, to trees near the family's home.

Author: 0 Mueller Probing Whether Trump Obstructed Justice

Read the full report in The Washington Post . Any such step would face a steep hurdle as it would require approval by the U.S. House of Representatives, which is controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans. Quoting officials, the newspaper said one event of interest to Mueller is an exchange on March 22, when Coats told associates that Trump had asked him to intervene with Comey to get him to back off the focus on Trump's former national security advisor Mike Flynn as part of the Federal Bureau ...

Author: 0 Echo Chamber: Senators Ask Jeff Sessions Same Question About Russians 12 Times

The three officials the Post says Mueller is interviewing are Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Richard Ledgett, the recently retired deputy NSA director. But Comey did lay out facts that a prosecutor could use to try to prove obstruction, as NPR's Domenico Montanaro noted . During his testimony, the former Alabama senator was often defiant, telling the committee allegations that he'd colluded with Russian Federation during ...

Author: 0 Jury questions posed during Bill Cosby's sex assault trial

Defense lawyer Brian McMonagle attacked what he said were inconsistencies in Constand's story, disputed that Constand was incapacitated, and made the case that she and Cosby, who was married, had a romantic relationship . "I went day by day to see if her Nextel call happened", McMonagle said. The prime minister set aside her efforts to form a new government Thursday to visit the scene of the disaster, gazing up at the charred hulk of Grenfell Tower as she was briefed by fire officials.

Author: 0 Trump rips reports of obstruction probe, 'phony collusion' case

Trump had received private assurances from former FBI Director James B. Comey starting in January that he was not personally under investigation. In response to the report, Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's personal attorney Marc Kasowitz, said: "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal".

Author: 0 Gunfire turns USA lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'

The charity baseball game is expected to go on Thursday as planned. Shortly after the shooting, Bernie Sanders , the former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, said on the Senate floor that the shooter apparently was a volunteer for his campaign past year.

Author: 0 Region's lawmakers react to shooting at congressional baseball practice in Va.

MedStar Washington Hospital said in a statement late Wednesday that the Louisiana Republican was shot once in the left hip. Pence's office says he spoke with the two injured members of the U.S. Capitol clad in practice uniforms and described a chaotic scene dodging a hail of bullets. It's a night where we all come together -people who may be at odds during the day in the hallways of the Capitol - and head a few blocks down the road to Washington Nationals Park to work together ...

Author: 0 Attack on United States lawmakers: What we know

President Donald Trump confirmed Wednesday that Hodgkinson had died from his injuries after the shooting . "I think it's a sad state of affairs for people to exploit a tragedy like this for their own political ends", he said . The congressional baseball match pits Republicans against Democrats. Investigators at the field in Alexandria, Va ., where a gunman opened fire on congressional Republicans practicing for a charity baseball game, June 14, 2017 .

Global Donald Trump faces investigation for possible obstruction of justice
Author: 0 Donald Trump faces investigation for possible obstruction of justice

Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Mr Trump's personal lawyer, responded Wednesday evening to the Post report by saying: "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". Donald Trump has spent much of his presidency obsessing over whether he's personally under investigation as part of the probe into his Russian Federation scandal.

Global US arrests nearly 200 Iraqis in deportation sweep
Author: 0 US arrests nearly 200 Iraqis in deportation sweep

ICE agency spokesperson Gillian Christensen said an "overwhelming majority" of those arrested were convicted for crimes including "homicide, rape, aggravated assault, kidnapping, burglary, drug trafficking, robbery, sex assault, weapons violations and other offenses".

Global Malaysian air force loses contact with fighter jet
Author: 0 Malaysian air force loses contact with fighter jet

They were identified as Major Yazmi Mohamed, 39, and Major Mohd Hasri Zahari, 31. The RMAF said that a search and rescue operation is now underway. Gen Affendi added that after the press briefing, he would head to Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital (HTAA).

Author: 0 Sinn Fein cautious on DUP, May tie-up but would welcome funding

The Conservatives are trying to reach an accord with the party after losing their majority - and with it, their right to govern Britain on their own - in last week's national election. "The prime minister will have to do a lot more to convince us that the DUP tail isn´t wagging the Tory dog", Colum Eastwood, leader of the nationalist Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), said in a statement.

Author: 0 London fire: Toll rises to 17 as authorities fear more casualties

The prime minister set aside her efforts to form a new government Thursday to visit the scene of the disaster, gazing up at the charred hulk of Grenfell Tower as she was briefed by fire officials. tragically now we are not expecting to find anyone else alive". London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said: "There will be an investigation but at this stage I do not want to speculate about the cause of the fire or what has caused it to spread in the way that it did".

Global US lawmaker, 3 others shot in Virginia; gunman killed
Author: 0 US lawmaker, 3 others shot in Virginia; gunman killed

The gunman was killed by police in the subsequent shootout. Doctors say Scalise had surgery Wednesday night and will require additional surgery. "We did get a message earlier that he's now in critical condition after surgery". But the 4th District Republican said stepped-up security for congressional members must be balanced against the need to meet with those they represent.

Author: 0 Iran urges Persian Gulf Arab states to show restraint

It was also meant to have a security component, with a defense council to coordinate military matters. Erdogan's comments are not the first time Turkey has expressed support for Qatar since the crisis unfolded. He called for "dialogue based on clear foundations" over accusations that Qatar supports extremist groups. A Qatari government employee, speaking to Bloomberg in the capital, Doha , lauded the cow airlift as showing Qatar can finds ways to survive on its own.

Author: 0 Scottish Conservatives want fishing protected as part of Brexit

But I do think that there can be changes in the offer of Brexit as we go forward. Some 36% of those quizzed said Ms Sturgeon should resign as First Minister, but a larger percentage - 47% - said she should stay on. David Torrance is a political commentator and biographer of Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon . Following Thursday's vote, Sturgeon admitted that the independence issue had been a factor in her party's losses and that she would "listen to voters".

Global Sessions Denies Third Meeting With Russian Ambassador
Author: 0 Sessions Denies Third Meeting With Russian Ambassador

Sessions shot back: "I am not stonewalling". It was later reported that he did have meetings with Russian officials in his role as U.S. Senator. "I have never met with or had any conversation with any Russians or any foreign officials concerning any type of interference with any campaign or election", stated Sessions, according to Los Angeles Times .

Author: 0 Israelis, Palestinians deny Tillerson remark on payments to attackers

Tillerson's remarks reflect the deep disappointment that has seeped through the Congress, which is now planning legislation to cut off aid to the Palestinian Authority if the "pay to slay" policy does not end. Since Trump took office, this issue has been a forefront focus as he's attempted to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. They would also hit Russians accused of human rights abuses, and sanction Russian mining, metals, shipping, and railways companies, thus going beyond the ...

Global Trump Doubles Down On Germany Criticism
Author: 0 Trump Doubles Down On Germany Criticism

The tweet follows a volley of criticism from Germany after the president concluded his first official tour overseas on Sunday, returning from Saudi Arabia , Israel, Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit. Spicer said that Trump feels he and Merkel have a "fairly unbelievable" relationship. "That's of huge importance and in no way directed against any other relationships and certainly not against the trans-Atlantic ties, which have historically been very important for us and will ...

Author: 0 Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former FBI chief Mueller

Following Comey's blockbuster appearance before Congress, an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll shows 68 percent of Americans are at least moderately concerned about the possibility that Trump or his campaign associates had inappropriate ties to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 "I was frozen": Cosby accuser Andrea Constand testifies

The defense has argued that Cosby's infidelity to his wife made him "vulnerable" to accusations and has sought to undermine Constand's credibility, portraying their relationship as consensual, with many meetings and phone calls. "Ma'am I was mistaken, it was 2002", Constand said. He gave her wine as well, she said. "It's really not my place to speak on that", she said. Constand testified Tuesday that she shot down the actor's casual advances twice before she found herself paralyzed and ...

Author: 0 Collins: Trump should give clear answer on Comey tapes

Earlier, in a characteristic early morning tweet , Trump said , "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication. and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" Mr Comey testified that he had given a memo, including details about a conversation with President Trump, to a friend - who was later identified as law professor Daniel Richman.

Author: 0 Will more U.S. troops make Afghanistan secure?

Trump's move leaves it up to Mattis, a former four-star Marine general and U.S. Central Command commander who has commanded in Iraq and Afghanistan, to set the troop levels instead of seeking White House permission as was the case under Obama.

Author: 0 No deal yet between UK Conservatives and DUP to back PM May

The number of Britons who became German citizens leapt 361 percent in 2016, the Federal Statistics Office said on Tuesday, with many concerned that the vote will make it more hard for them to live and work in the European Union in future.

Global Post reports Trump under investigation for obstructing justice
Author: 0 Post reports Trump under investigation for obstructing justice

Former FBI Director James Comey told Congress last week that he believed he was sacked by President Trump to undermine the agency's ongoing Russian Federation probe. In his opening remarks, Sessions said he knew of no conversations between Trump campaign individuals and Russian officials about interfering in the US election.

Author: 0 Theresa May: Brexit negotiations will begin next week

The Prime Minister's office says France and the United Kingdom will work with tech companies to help curb terrorist content online and develop tools to "identify and remove harmful material automatically". Reports, however, said the British delegation in Brussels failed on Monday to reach an agreement with Michael Barnier, the European Commission's chief negotiator, on a start date for talks.

Global Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction
Author: 0 Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction

US national intelligence director Daniel Coats, National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers, and Richard Ledgett , who recently quit as NSA deputy director, have agreed to speak to investigators, the Post reported . He said he would agree to dismiss Mr. Mueller only if there were a legitimate basis to do so. The intelligence chiefs declined to discuss their private conversations with Trump during a Senate panel hearing on June 7.

Author: 0 Morgan admits England couldn't adjust to the pitch

So that's why credit goes to the bowlers and team management. Pakistan were expert with the ball, and fielded increasingly well too after dropping three early catches. That plan had worked against Josh Hazlewood, a bowler of similar pace , as England hammered Australia at Edgbaston last Saturday. "And having watched the game against Sri Lanka, we actually didn't think it was that bad".

Global Kim Jong Un's Quest for an ICBM
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un's Quest for an ICBM

It added that the missiles were 'accurately detected and hit the floating targets on the East Sea of Korea'. Pyongyang has ordered three ballistic missile launches, a surface-to-air missile, and Thursday's cruise missile tests since the South's President Moon Jae-in took power in early May.

Author: 0 Ireland's first gay prime minister Leo Varadkar formally elected

Varadkar defeated rival Simon Coveney in a contest to replace Enda Kenny , who resigned last month. Mr Kenny said he had known Mr Varadkar since his election to Fingal County Council in 2004, and especially since he was first elected a TD in 2007.

Author: 0 Rumours: Arsenal eye France global trio Mbappe, Lacazette and Lemar

Arsenal manager Wenger met Lacazette's representatives in Lyon , after France's Euro 2016 last-16 fixture against the Republic of Ireland last summer, and two bids were made although they fell short of what president Jean-Michel Aulas was asking for.

Global Donald Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice
Author: 0 Donald Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice

The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee gave Sessions a chance to defend himself, but offered little new insight. On Tuesday, Donald Trump's attorney general faced grilling from members of the Senate Intelligence Committee about his alleged meeting with Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington , D.C., back in April 2016.

Global Donald Trump calls Russia probe 'greatest witch-hunt in American history'
Author: 0 Donald Trump calls Russia probe 'greatest witch-hunt in American history'

In his testimony on Tuesday, Sessions addressed media reports that he may have had a third previously undisclosed meeting with Kislyak at Washington's Mayflower Hotel a year ago. Sessions disputed Comey's earlier Senate testimony that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director was "aware of facts" indicating Sessions had continued to take part in the Russian problem in violation of his recusal.

Global Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe
Author: 0 Trump blasts report on possible obstruction of justice probe

Later, Sessions directly blasted Comey for his testimony in private last week, "This is a secret innuendo out there being leaked about me - and I don't appreciate it". And in fact, they have not. He could not point to specific Justice Department language, even though Sessions said he had consulted with department attorneys before the hearing.

Global Kashmir: Policeman killed by militants in Bogund village
Author: 0 Kashmir: Policeman killed by militants in Bogund village

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Kulgam, Dr Mohammad Shafi, said the policeman was brought dead to hospital. "He had suffered multiple injuries in the attack", said a police official. Officials said the policemen were deployed on area domination duty when the attackers fired at them in the high security Hyderpora neighbourhood of Srinagar city.

Author: 0 If Republicans lose the House, Trump will be impeached

Adding, "In response to your request , the Secret Service has conducted a reasonable search for responsive records". Speculation over this topic was kicked off by the president himself just days after he fired FBI Director James Comey .

Author: 0 Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

The British public had opted to leave the European Union in a referendum a year ago, ending the country's 44-year-long membership with the bloc. Following discussions in Brussels on Thursday, the offices of Brexit Secretary David Davis and the European Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier released a joint statement to confirm the date.

Author: 0 London fire donations overwhelming centers

Police have opened a criminal investigation into the fire at Grenfell Tower that could result in the prosecution of anyone deemed responsible for building or any design failures that caused the blaze. "Sadly I can confirm that the number of people that have died is now 17", Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy said in a statement . Many people remain unaccounted for and officials are still not sure about the exact number of missing.

Author: 0 Hospital says Scalise needs more operations

One Capitol Hill police officer suffered a gunshot wound. In a dramatic account of the shooting , Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama said the shooter, who appeared to be a white man, was armed with a rifle. He was undergoing surgery at a hospital and was in stable condition. Earlier Wednesday, Trump called for unity across party lines during a subdued statement from the White House.

Author: 0 Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships

Marc Benioff , co-founder and chief executive officer of Salesforce.com Inc., center, arrives to a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump and Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, not pictured, in the East Room of the White House in Washington , D.C., U.S., on Friday, March 17, 2017.

Global Cosby arrives for 4th day of jury deliberations
Author: 0 Cosby arrives for 4th day of jury deliberations

Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse on the third day of jury deliberations in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pennsylvania, U.S. The case has already helped demolish his image as America's Dad, cultivated during his eight-year run as kindly Dr. Cliff Huxtable on the top-rated "The Cosby Show" in the 1980s and '90s.

Author: 0 Senate Approves Measure Limiting Trump's Power Over Russia Sanctions

June. 15 (ANI): After Moscow was found to have meddled in the 2016 presidential election, the United States Senate as punishment, has approved new sanctions against Russian Federation. The measures are part of an amendment to a broader anti-Iran bill that proposes a range of non-nuclear sanctions against the Islamic Republic over its defensive missile program.

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