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Author: 0 Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northern Ireland crisis

But Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's main opposition, said his Labour Party would not support May's Queen's Speech in the lower house of parliament to try to force her out of power through a vote of no confidence. Discussions broke up on Tuesday night without an agreement, but Mrs May said that they had been "productive". She added: "Progress will not come from a deal between the DUP and Tories to prop up a Government in Westminster with an austerity and Brexit agenda but through ...

Author: 0 Burned high-rise cladding was cheaper

The mayor for London has demanded for better help from the government in an open letter published on Twitter , adding that other people living in tower blocks were "terrified". 'Our deep gratitude to the emergency services, who continue to respond swiftly. She returned Friday to meet survivors, residents and volunteers at a local church - but faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you".

Author: 0 Justin Thomas trails Harman by 1 after record day at US Open

He only shot 75, with just one birdie. Koepka is looking for his second win on tour, and first major, after the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open. Getting a weekend off are the world's top three ranked players; number one Dustin Johnson , number two Rory McIlroy and number three Jason Day , who all missed the cut leaving a decidedly unglamorous leaderboard .

Global USA lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack
Author: 0 USA lawmakers weigh enhanced security after baseball field attack

The rifle-wielding attacker - James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill. - died after being wounded by Capitol Police. The first said that he "remains in critical condition , but has improved in the last 24 hours". Despite the shooting, the congressional baseball game went forward Thursday evening at Nationals Park in Washington . His doctors cautioned, however, that he remained in critical condition and would "be in the hospital for some time".

Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan slams 'inhumane' isolation of Qatar

Natural gas exports may help Qatar protect it in the ongoing dispute it has with other Arab nations. The Saudi cabinet expressed satisfaction on Qatar-related decisions. officials told CNN that U.S. investigators believe Russian hackers were behind it. Iran has opened its airspace to Qatari flights after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE all closed off inbound flights from the country.

Author: 0 United Kingdom royals honor London fire victims as anger mounts

Authorities in London said Saturday that 58 people missing are presumed dead from this week's fire disaster at a high-rise tower. Cundy added that the figure could change. This, however, is only a quibble; even if Grenfell Tower could not have been saved, there are surely other buildings where fires will soon occur that would benefit from sprinklers.

Author: 0 Brits Are Upset With The Prime Minister's Response To The London Fire

Police say 58 people at the tower are now confirmed or presumed dead. Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy has said that there are still some bodies in Grenfell tower but conditions have been too hazardous to retrieve them. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced relief funds for people affected by the massive apartment fire in London this week that killed 30 people and spawned growing calls for more government help.

Author: 0 UK PM May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

May has clung on to power since the election but has so far failed to strike an agreement with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party that would allow her to govern. "It is good that the British government thinks about the rights of European Union citizens in Great Britain", Verhofstadt said. Other members of May's Conservatives have called for a more inclusive approach on Brexit strategy that would include the voices of opposition parties as well as the views of ...

Global United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement
Author: 0 United States lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

A shooting on Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, has brought a flood of prayers from politicians and communities who are united in faith following the attack. A rifle bullet hit his left hip, shattering bones, tearing organs, and leaving him in a critical condition. Pushing that message of unity were the House leaders Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , who told CNN's Jake Tapper on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" that despite party affiliation they were both on ...

Author: 0 No Evidence of Collusion With Russia Found After 7 Months of Probes

Earlier Thursday, Trump tweeted that a new report suggesting that special counsel Robert Mueller may investigate him for possible obstruction of justice after he fired FBI Director James Comey is a " phony story". Mr Comey, who was sacked on May 9, told the Senate Intelligence Committee last week he believed President Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 Crestfallen that Donald Trump rolling back detente: Cubans

Only "heavily regulated" tour groups will be allowed to travel from the USA to Cuba , ABC News reported. When Obama made the agreement and restored relations with the Cuban government , he gave them everything they asked for. "It is time to impose strong sanctions on the regime of Ra l Castro ". Such trips will now only be possible through a USA government-approved tour company, as was the case before 2016.

Global Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise
Author: 0 Play ball! GOP, Dems battle together as Team Scalise

The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP. James T. Hodgkinson , was killed by police after the Wednesday shooting rampage . It emerged Hodgkinson had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration .

Author: 0 Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances

That suggests Mueller is examining the president's own conduct, which may include whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. He said he didn't know if Trump obstructed justice, but said it was for Mueller to decide. The intelligence chiefs declined to discuss their private conversations with Trump during a Senate panel hearing on June 7. "That's Bob Mueller's job to sort that out".

Global Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise
Author: 0 Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., recounted candidate Trump's comments prodding supporters to pummel demonstrators at rallies and said Republicans were being "sanctimonious". The crowd chanted "USA!" But despite the applause, hugs and pledges of camaraderie, "there is definitely a somber mood", observed GOP congressman Steve Pearce, who was at the Republican practice when his colleague was shot.

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

Former Tory Prime Minister John Major , who has raised concerns about the potential alliance, warned the more extreme elements in both Catholic and Protestant communities could see an opportunity to re-enter the fray. "It is clear that our country faces some of the greatest challenges of our time", she told parliament . The DUP found itself as kingmakers following the shock general election result which saw Theresa May's party lose its overall majority in the House of Commons .

Author: 0 Mueller's Probe Expands to Jared Kushner's Business Ties — WashPost

That same month, Kushner also met with Sergey Gorkov of Vnesheconombank , a Russian bank that has been accused of being state-owned by Russian President Vladimir Putin's government and is now under US sanctions. The White House has said the latter session was a diplomatic encounter that occurred before Trump's inauguration in January. Kushner's company had been seeking financing for a $1.8 billion purchase of an office building on Fifth Avenue in NY, the Post reports.

Author: 0 Trump Curtails Cuba Travel, Reverses Obama Thaw; Individual Travel Prohibited

But he did tighten rules for Americans traveling to Cuba, ban ties with a military-run tourism firm and reaffirm the existing USA trade embargo - which will be firmly enforced. "I have a son that farms with me who will be 6th generation", said Bevis. But the overwhelming majority of the Cuban economy is controlled by the government.

Global Third attacker identified after London Bridge terrorist attack
Author: 0 Third attacker identified after London Bridge terrorist attack

Police investigating the terror attack at London Bridge, in which eight people died, have made another arrest. The 29-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of Friday morning on suspicion of being involved in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism.

Author: 0 Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated

The investigation, headed by special counsel Robert Mueller , is examining whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Kremlin to help get Trump elected. Trump may be referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who in a memo to Trump raised concerns over Comey's performance. Mr Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion by Mr Trump campaign associates with the Russians, but there has ...

Author: 0 People Still Missing After Grenfell Tower Fire Assumed Dead

Cundy said there may have been other people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the final death toll. British police say 58 people are missing and presumed to have died in this week's blaze at a west London highrise apartment building.

Global 7 arrested in Iran accused of supporting Tehran attacks
Author: 0 7 arrested in Iran accused of supporting Tehran attacks

Iranian police officers secure the area around the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini following an assault there and on the country's parliament building that left at least 17 people dead last week. We are the agents of nobody. "Repugnant WH statement & Senate sanctions as Iranians counter terror backed by U.S. clients", Zarif tweeted. The pragmatist president championed a nuclear deal with the United States and five other powers in 2015 that led to the lifting of most sanctions ...

Author: 0 Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russian Federation probe

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 Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'
Author: 0 Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'

The Metropolitan Police in London stepped up security Saturday around Buckingham Palace and Whitehall, with thousands of people heading to the area to watch the traditional birthday celebrations, known as Trooping the Color. "This was a bad tragedy that took place", she said Friday. It may take longer than that. "We've worked tirelessly to establish how many people we believe were in Grenfell Tower on the night and at this point in time we are unable to say that they are safe or well", ...

Author: 0 'Significant progress' made in talks between Foster & May

May told the first post-election session of the lower house that she had discussed the DUP talks with her cabinet. Instead, she found the opposition Labour Party unexpectedly making a strong second-place showing and national politics thrown into disarray.

Global Britain's Hammond to push for United Kingdom to stay in EU customs union
Author: 0 Britain's Hammond to push for United Kingdom to stay in EU customs union

Theresa May had repeatedly said during the election campaign that the Brexit talks would start 11 days after the June 8 vote, using it as a warning that Jeremy Corbyn's Labour were not ready for the negotiations. "We would restore faith in politics if we could show that this parliament can at least function in presenting a view in the national interest which would command a majority on a cross-party basis", said veteran pro-European Conservative lawmaker Ken Clarke.

Author: 0 Schiff Says Congress Won't Allow President To Fire Mueller

Rosenstein said "no, I have not", when asked by Shaheen whether he has seen good cause to fire Mueller . "I would predict massive resignations within the [Department of Justice] and White House , among other places, if he does that", Jack Goldsmith, a Harvard Law School professor and a former assistant attorney general and special counsel to the Department of Defense, wrote in a blog post .

Author: 0 Special Counsel Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner's finances

Mr. Mueller was appointed as special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 Presidential election and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates with the Russians, but there has been no indication that Mr. The order also covers separate inquiries into several key Trump associates including former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, campaign adviser Paul Manafort, foreign policy aide Carter Page and outside adviser Roger Stone.

Global EU Citizens Want a Brexit-Style Vote-to Say 'Yes' to Staying
Author: 0 EU Citizens Want a Brexit-Style Vote-to Say 'Yes' to Staying

Prime Minister Theresa May in March formally notified the European Union of its intention to leave, starting a two-year timetable for negotiating the exit. "It is indeed our understanding that the agenda of the first negotiation round consists of issues related to the first phase of negotiations, which means citizens, money, Northern Ireland and some other exit-related questions", one diplomat said.

Author: 0 Suspect in 5 slayings arrested after standoff in Brunswick

The mother's boyfriend, Scott Plymale , is believed to have called 911 Sunday evening after Taylor Pifer's boyfriend, Dale Koster , found the bodies in the North Royalton home and called him, Cleveland.com reports. At first, the police revealed that they were fatally shot. There had been a woman in the house, but she was released at some point during the siege.

Global French police shoot attacker outside Notre Dame
Author: 0 French police shoot attacker outside Notre Dame

The Paris police department tweeted that one officer was wounded. The BBC reported that a man tried to attacked a police officer with a hammer. He said the unidentified attacker taken to a hospital. "We've gone from very sophisticated terrorism; now we are at a point where we have this basic terrorism using any basic tools they can find", Mr Collomb said in comments translated from French.

Global Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
Author: 0 Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

The bullet reportedly pierced his hip during baseball practice may have done a lot of damage and the hospital said he's had to have a number of transfusions. The president said that because of the "tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring. our country will perhaps become closer, more unified". Members of both parties projected a sense of camaraderie, following Wednesday's tragic shooting that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , a Republican from Louisiana , fighting for his life.

Author: 0 Anger mounts over London tower blaze

Some 58 people are now feared dead in the Grenfell Tower fire in west London , according to British police. The 120-apartment tower was quickly engulfed with flames after the blaze broke out shortly before 1:00am Wednesday, and witnesses reported seeing the fire racing up the exterior walls.

Global As Brexit talks loom, May scrambles for deal to stay in power
Author: 0 As Brexit talks loom, May scrambles for deal to stay in power

Talks are still on-going between the Conservatives and the Northern Irish party to get their support for a Queen's Speech to be voted through next week . "Police cuts, more firefighters, prison guards - there could be a lot of agreement". A Conservative Party source said it was time for the government to get on with its business.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn Says New UK Election May Be Held by Early 2018

The election, which took place on Thursday (June 8), resulted in a hung parliament with the Conservatives failing to win a majority. Final results gave May's Conservatives 318 seats to 262 for the Labour Party, led by Jeremy Corbyn .

Author: 0 Darjeeling braces for another shutdown — Black Sunday

At least 12 people have been injured in riots and arson attacks that have gripped the usually bustling area for more than a week and caused thousands of mostly Indian tourists to pack their bags and flee. Darjeeling has been on the boil for the past ten days and indefinite shutdown is on by GJM in support of its separate Gorkhaland demand. She also voiced her suspicion that a foreign country could also be backing the current unrest in the hills.

Author: 0 Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote

Polls have opened Sunday for France's legislative elections and President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party is projected to win a huge majority in Parliament. "It's the same message here as everywhere else: no one should abstain". Also controversial is his move to strengthen anti-terror legislation, which has concerned human rights groups, but which he believes is necessary following the terror attacks, perpetrated by lone wolves or in a coordinated manner, which have taken place in France ...

Author: 0 Still in Critical Condition After London Fire

This included the 30 already confirmed dead, according to Commander Stuart Cundy . Currently, 30 people have been confirmed dead, and there are 70 people unaccounted for. The government has promised a full public inquiry, but that has done little to a sense of frustration at the lack of information about how the fire moved so quickly to engulf the building.

Author: 0 Doctor says Rep. Scalise remains critical, but vital signs stable

Pence said he and his wife, Karen, were praying for Scalise and all the injured and their families, as is America. While he's still under sedation, Sava says Scalise has responded to family members. Capitol Police officers Agent David Bailey and Crystal Griner continue to nurse their own injuries. The gunman died after being wounded in a gunfight with police.

Author: 0 CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's move to investigate whether Donald Trump sought to get the Federal Bureau of Investigation to back off from a probe of his former national security adviser has angered the president and raised the stakes in the inquiry of Russian meddling in the USA election.

Global Petrol bomb hurled at CPI(M) office premises by unknown miscreants
Author: 0 Petrol bomb hurled at CPI(M) office premises by unknown miscreants

Later, Deputy Commissioner of Police S Lakshmi inspected the spot. The incident was a continuation of the attempt to manhandle Yechury recently by "intolerant activists", the party's Coimbatore District Secretary V Ramamurthy said. Police have registered a case and are investigating. "Opposing views should be countered by tolerance and opinions towards constructive politics", he said.

Author: 0 Kohli hints at same playing XI in CT17 Final against Pakistan

Going into the match, India would be high on confidence having comprehensively defeated their Asian neighbour by 124 runs in the group stage. "We've practised the same way from the first day we came here". Cricketers from both the nations have opened up on India TV's show Aap Ki Adalat and have talked about the sentiments which run high on the pitch during these high-voltage matches.

Author: 0 Dennis Rodman: 'Everybody's going to be happy' with North Korea trip

Sporting a baseball cap, sunglasses, green nail polish and a black t-shirt emblazoned with the logo of sponsor PotCoin - a cryptocurrency for the legal cannabis industry - Rodman declined to comment further as he was swarmed at the Beijing airport by journalists.

Author: 0 Britain to hold special two-year parliament session to tackle Brexit

One thing is certain, Britain does not have the " Strong and Stable " government that the Prime Minister sought. "I think they would have changed Brexit negotiations too if they'd have had the majority". I was going to leave that there for modesty, but sod it: I did imagine it. Mr Kasumu lost to Labour MP Steve Reed by a colossal 32,365 votes. The constituency saw a massive influx of Labour and Momentum group - the group spawned by Corbyn movement within the Labour Party.

Global UN envoy plans new round of Syria talks in July
Author: 0 UN envoy plans new round of Syria talks in July

The local ceasefire comes on the same day as the United Nations announced a fresh round of peace talks in Geneva on July 10. Staffan de Mistura's office said the aim was for delegates to arrive in the Swiss city on July 9 and for talks to start the next day, although it did not say how long the round is expected to last.

Global Trump on Twitter confirms he's under investigation
Author: 0 Trump on Twitter confirms he's under investigation

President Donald Trump continued a campaign on Twitter on Friday against the investigations into possible links between his campaign and Russian Federation. Donald Trump's decision to turn on Rod Rosenstein , his deputy attorney general, shows how fast he's running out of friends-and excuses. The memos were at the center of attention during Comey's June 8 testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, when the ex-FBI director admitted he began documenting conversations with the ...

Author: 0 Seven US soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base

Tabassoom added that there were no civilian casualties as the attack took place in the early morning. The service members, who weren't immediately identified, were medically evacuated from Camp Shaheen in Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh province, according to an updated statement from the press office of Operation Resolution Support, the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission to train and advise Afghan forces.

Author: 0 NBA Draft 2017: How many picks do Warriors have?

There were other storylines that grabbed our attention as well. Two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry is expected to sign the richest contract in National Basketball Association history this offseason as the league's best three-point marksman will be eligible for a five-year deal worth an estimated $207 million.

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