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Author: 0 Upbeat EU calls Britain to order in Brexit talks

The EU has insisted that this sequence involve sorting out Britain's departure and urgent issues like the rights of citizens affected by Brexit before the shape of future ties or trade are discussed. "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account". Following talks in Dublin with the new Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, she said that reaching a "sensible" Brexit had been the focus of their talks.

Author: 0 Giovani dos Santos and Mexico set for Confederations Cup opener against Portugal

Just a year out from the World Cup and after a brutal qualifying slate that included a win over Honduras and a testy draw with the United States, the match against Ronaldo's Portugal is an important barometer for Mexico . "We focus on our football and on what we want to do on the field. on what the "Profe" [coach Juan Carlos Osorio] is looking for us to do and what we are strong at, as well as what we have to improve", added Ochoa.

Author: 0 The 5 reasons for the verdict in the Michelle Carter trial

Judge Lawrence Moniz found that Carter forced Roy to get back in his truck. "You can't keep living this way", Michelle allegedly said in another message. The court found in this case that "where one counseled [sic] another to commit suicide , who by reason of his advice, and in his presence, did so, the adviser was guilty of murder".

Author: 0 Leo Varadkar Has Begun Appointing Ministerial Roles

The Irish Independent reported that Minister Simon Coveney , who was Mr. Varadkar's rival for the Fine Gael leadership , would be appointed the new Minister for Foreign Affairs with incumbent minister, Charlie Flanagan, moving to the Department of Justice.

Author: 0 Taylor Swift's Music Is Returning To Streaming Services

They will include the Grammy-winning "1989", according to a statement from Taylor Nation , her official Instagram fan account. While it's possible that Witness may come out on top, Taylor's decision should bring in huge streaming numbers that could potentially block Katy's release.

Author: 0 May in talks with Northern Irish parties over DUP deal

MESEBERG, Germany, June 14 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the European Union was ready to start negotiating with Britain about its exit from the EU on June 19, as planned, saying she assumed that the talks would proceed despite last week's parliamentary election in Britain.

Global Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey
Author: 0 Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for firing James Comey

The Post and The New York Times both reported that Mueller was seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign: Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence; Michael Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency; and Richard Ledgett, the former NSA deputy director.

Author: 0 John Major warns against Tory deal with DUP

The announcement followed speculation that talks may have to be delayed because of the inconclusive outcome of last week's General Election , which has already forced the State Opening of Parliament to be put back from June 19 to 21. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn countered with a bit of previously unseen swagger, wearing a huge red rose - his party's symbol - in his lapel as he sparred with May and taunted her about the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming vote on her legislative program, ...

Author: 0 A year after Brexit vote, more people view EU favorably

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged to Conservative colleagues on Monday that there is a broad range of views on Brexit in the party and promised to reflect that - the clearest indication yet that she's willing to moderate her hardline approach after a disastrous election result last week left her fighting for her job.

Author: 0 Trump publicly acknowledges Russian Federation probe includes him

That would leave supervision of the Mueller probe to Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, a a Harvard law graduate who clerked for Justice Anthony M. United States President, Donald Trump, has acknowledged he is under investigation in the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in past year presidential election held in his country.

Global American student Otto Warmbier released from North Korea, reportedly in a coma
Author: 0 American student Otto Warmbier released from North Korea, reportedly in a coma

His family says he's in a coma. At the time of his arrest, Warmbier had been on an organized New Year's tour in North Korea , a five-day stopover on his way to Hong Kong for a study-abroad trip. He was evacuated on Tuesday. "My goal is to go over there and try to see if I can keep bringing sports to North Korea ". Americans have been sentenced to years in North Korean prisons for seemingly minor offenses and likely could not expect leniency if the country's drug laws were violated.

Global Death toll climbs to 30 in London Grenfell Tower fire
Author: 0 Death toll climbs to 30 in London Grenfell Tower fire

Police said 17 people were killed in the blaze but warned this number is set to rise, with British media reporting the death toll could exceed 100. Witnesses of Wednesday's disaster said some people jumped from their flats, while others saw babies and children being dropped into the arms of people below.

Author: 0 US Prez being probed for possible justice obstruction

Mr Comey told US Congress last week that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation". They say senior intelligence officials will be interviewed on whether Mr Trump tried to end an inquiry into his sacked national security adviser, and about the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey .

Author: 0 Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

Investigators were probing whether Hodgkinson - a 66-year-old Republican-hating zealot from IL - had long-planned the Wednesday attack on the Republican congressional baseball team as they practiced at the field in Alexandria, Va . And to get a better sense of the political climate, I stopped by a local softball league game here last night, spoke to some people there. The YMCA said that Hodgkinson had canceled his membership on Tuesday, and said he was moving.

Author: 0 London fire: 58 missing, presumed dead

Twenty-four injured survivors are still being treated, 12 of them in critical care. Engineering experts and fire safety specialists believe the building's exterior cladding may have quickly fuelled the blaze, overwhelming fire protection devices.

Author: 0 Top Republican Congressman, 3 Others Shot When Gunman Opens Fire

Lucee Laursen of La Crosse, Wisconsin, an intern in the capital, said: "It's showing that we might have differences in political spheres but we come together for a good cause". "He will certainly be in the hospital for a considerable period of time , presumably weeks", Sava said. "He clearly knows they're there and appreciates their presence", Sava said.

Author: 0 Tillerson: PA has "changed policy", will stop paying terrorists' families

He told senators that on his most recent trip to Bethlehem, the PA said the PLO would be revising their long-standing policy. "They have indicated they would, they have indicated to me they were in the process of changing that". The comments by Mr. Tillerson, in testimony before the House Foreign Relations Committee, appeared to mark a departure from longstanding US policy and represents a potential break from other world powers, including Germany and France, who have supported the ...

Author: 0 Gerry Adams says Tory-DUP deal in breach of Good Friday Agreement

Essentially this was political theatre that lacked any drama, an opportunity to demonstrate that the Tories' interest in Northern Ireland extends beyond expediency and the DUP. "They take their role very seriously and that's fine but they also have to acknowledge that there is the consent principle which underlines everything in the Good Friday Agreement", she said.

Author: 0 USA congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

Trump today praised the police officers who fired back at the suspect after the gunfire broke out, saying, "Our police officers were incredible, weren't they?" The players all wore Louisiana State University hats at the game. The White House claimed that President Donald Trump had never planned to attend the game and, following the shooting , couldn't because of security reasons.

Global One Love Manchester Benefit Concert Raises Millions
Author: 0 One Love Manchester Benefit Concert Raises Millions

The album's proceeds will purportedly go to a charity benefiting the victims of last month's attack, which killed at least 22 people and wounded nearly 60 more. Ariana Grande performed with some of the world's biggest stars to raise money for the victims of the attack and their families. Over on ITV last night, The Queen film had 1.3 million viewers against the concert while Catchphrase had 1.7 million viewers.

Global Rosenstein: I Wouldn't Obey Trump Order To Fire Mueller Without 'Good Cause'
Author: 0 Rosenstein: I Wouldn't Obey Trump Order To Fire Mueller Without 'Good Cause'

In a Tuesday morning Senate appropriations subcommittee hearing, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein confirmed that only he could dismiss Mueller, and even then only for a documented cause. He told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that "I don't think the Congress would sit still and allow the president to pick his own investigator". But Republican former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who initially praised Mueller's selection, said he has changed his mind because the special counsel is hiring some ...

Author: 0 Presidential spokesman says Israel destroys any chance of peace

In a statement released to media Monday night, Guterres referred to the "displacement" of hundreds of thousands of "Palestinians and Syrians" but focused on what he said was a heavy humanitarian and development burden on "the Palestinian people".

Author: 0 Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Crowd to Call for Unity: 'Let's Play Ball'

Pat Meehan , a relief pitcher and Republican from Delaware County who was absent from Wednesday's practice, where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , two Capitol Police officers and two others were injured in the gunfire. The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore across his pelvis, cracking bones and injuring organs and blood vessels. Lawmakers told reporters they saw Scalise dragging himself roughly 15 yards before the shooter was neutralized.

Global 'Further expenses' will be covered for Grenfell Tower victims, Government vows
Author: 0 'Further expenses' will be covered for Grenfell Tower victims, Government vows

Then, horrifically, people were burned to death in a tower block sitting in one of the most affluent areas in the world, after residents had complained about safety. Former Conservative Cabinet minister Michael Portillo said her meeting with the emergency services was "a good thing" but that she "should have been there with the residents".

Author: 0 London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation

He said that number was expected to rise and firefighters, who rescued 65, have said they did not expect to find any more survivors. Cundy said police had started a criminal investigation but there was nothing to suggest "that the fire had been started deliberately".

Author: 0 US congressman Scalise still in critical condition -hospital

The opposing sides are paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip who was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday. VP Pence visited the hospital where Scalise is being treated Thursday. Scalise was shot in the hip Wednesday morning while practicing for a Congressional baseball game .

Author: 0 Britain says no EU exit deal unless future relationship taken into account

After facing criticism for not meeting survivors on Thursday , May visited a hospital on Friday to speak to some of the people who escaped the fire. In calling the election back in April, the Prime Minister asked the electorate to give her a mandate for a hard Brexit, based on Britain leaving the European single market and making a clean break with the EU.

Author: 0 Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

Robert Mueller , who preceded Comey as FBI director, was appointed on May 17 by the Justice Department as special counsel overseeing the Russian Federation investigation after Trump fired Comey . officials briefed on the probe. He had likened the appointment of the special counsel with the "single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history".

Global Officer injured in baseball shooting throws first pitch
Author: 0 Officer injured in baseball shooting throws first pitch

Also hurt but released from hospitals were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner , and House GOP aide Zack Barth. Hodgkinson , who had a history of posting angry messages against Trump and other Republicans on social media, died after being wounded by police.

Global Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery
Author: 0 Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise, shot by gunman on Wednesday, making steady recovery

A source said investigators are not sure of the significance of the names and it is not clear whether this was a list of people the attacker was targeting. In a news conference, the trauma doctor who treated Scalise says the Louisiana Republican is still in critical condition, but they have controlled the internal bleeding and his vital signs have stabilized.

Global Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.
Author: 0 Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.

People who just use overheated political rhetoric, or who happen to share the gunman's opinions, should be nowhere on the list. Schaumleffel never actually knew Hodgkinson said now he'd never forget the day he was out there shooting. Those who knew him around Belleville have said nothing suggested he was capable of the attack on members of Congress, in spite of his often stated, very strong, and well-documented anti-Republican views.

Author: 0 UK royals hold London fire minute of silence

Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid said inspections of similar buildings had been ordered, with particular attention to the modern cladding used to beautify and add insulation to ageing concrete and steel structures. May was criticised for avoiding locals when she visited the charred shell of the 24-storey building on Thursday and faced cries of "Shame on you" and "Coward" when she returned on Friday.

Author: 0 London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

Asked about the number of dead, he said he hoped the death toll would not reach "triple figures". Scotland Yard has launched a criminal inquiry into the fire as it has emerged that the type of cladding panels used on the building have been widely prohibited on tall structures in the USA since 2012 because of its flammability.

Author: 0 Hammond: Pragmatic approach needed for Brexit talks

Barnier's mandate, issued by European Union governments, now includes negotiating the EU's priorities for an exit deal only, so his room for maneuver is limited. The Prime Minister has insisted the United Kingdom will leave the single market, replace customs union membership with a new deal and end the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.

Global Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again
Author: 0 Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

There are still numerous civil cases against Bill Cosby going forward. Testimony began June 5, 2017 and ended June 12, the same day the jury got the case. when the judge sent them home . ABC News reports that Cosby's attorney delivered an intense closing argument. The jury deliberated a total of about 52 hours over about five days after a trial that moved at a brisk pace for the first six days.

Author: 0 Donald Trump cries 'witch hunt' over obstruction probe

Trump did not specify who he was referring to, but he appeared to mean Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the No. 2 official at the US Justice Department . Although USA Today also noted that the tweet came shortly after a Washington Post report that Mueller's team is also investigating Trump son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner's business dealings .

Author: 0 Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting

Scott Applewhite, File). Hodgkinson, the man who opened fire Wednesday on members of Congress and aides practicing baseball, had preached his politics online but rarely in his public life, a longtime friend of Hodgkinson told CBS News' Dean Reynolds.

Global Proposed 'Netflix tax' dead on arrival as minister rejects the idea
Author: 0 Proposed 'Netflix tax' dead on arrival as minister rejects the idea

Melanie Joly's office confirmed to Global News that "there are no plans for a new tax" on the high-speed internet service that makes it possible for Canadians to enjoy services like Netflix , Apple Music and Crave. The committee also recommended letting media companies deduct taxes on digital advertising on Canadian-owned platforms. Liberal MP Hedy Fry, the committee chair, argued that applying the levy makes sense since more media companies are moving into streaming, which allows them to ...

Author: 0 Doctors 'encouraged' by Scalise's improvement

Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, possibly weeks. A playground near the baseball field is cordoned off with police tape as the investigation continue at the scene in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La.

Author: 0 Rampant India sets up Champions Trophy final vs Pakistan

India and Pakistan have not played any bilateral cricket since 2007. Aamer was ruled out of the semi-final after he failed the fitness Test. Rumman Raees made his ODI debut replacing Aamer, and was an instant hit as he ended with figures of 2 for 44 supporting Junaid Khan in Pakistan's 8-wicket victory.

Global California toddler dies after dental procedure, family says
Author: 0 California toddler dies after dental procedure, family says

The station spoke to David Thompson, the administrator of Children's Dental Surgery Center in Stockton, who says they only do general dental procedures - such as cavities and crowns. Thompson said one dentist, an anesthesiologist, and two assistants are present for every surgery, and that parents are told to wait in the lobby in order to keep the room sterile and clean.

Author: 0 Russian Federation probe causes tension among top officials at Justice Department

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Global New US sanctions would damage ties, talk of retaliation premature: Putin
Author: 0 New US sanctions would damage ties, talk of retaliation premature: Putin

The only two "no" votes on the Russian Federation bill were from Republican Senators Mike Lee and Rand Paul. The U.S. legislation still must pass the House of Representatives and be signed by President Donald Trump to become law. election, and to force President Donald Trump to get Congress' approval before easing any existing sanctions. The Senate legislation imposes sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them.

Author: 0 GOP shooting: Scalise improving from brink of death

Hodgkinson opened fire on dozens of Republican congressmen and staffers at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday . The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding.

Author: 0 Trump tweet appears to confirm investigation

Meanwhile, the White House said on Thursday that it would have no comment about the revelation, with deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders simply referring all questions to the President's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz. The US president's attack, which appears to target Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general whois leading the government investigation, reflects Mr Trump's mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency.

Author: 0 Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Now Investigating Jared Kushner's Business Dealings

A few hours later, Trump again tweeted, this time attempting to divert attention toward his former rival, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , first saying: "Why is that Hillary Clinton's family and Democrats dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the investigators were looking into possible obstruction of justice.

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