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Global What is the ongoing anti-government protests in Russian Federation all about
Author: 0 What is the ongoing anti-government protests in Russian Federation all about

Petersburg on Monday. That is likely to embolden him to call for more protests and keep Putin , who is expected to run for and win re-election next year, under rare domestic pressure. In central Moscow , where authorities had organized historical re-enactments to celebrate the holiday, there were often surreal scenes as protesters scaled straw huts occupied by actors dressed as medieval Russian warriors.

Author: 0 Newt Gingrich says Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

On Thursday, Trump was tweeting his disdain for a new Washington Post report that special counsel Robert Mueller and his team are weighing whether to investigate him for obstruction of justice. However, he warned Trump to be "very careful" after offering to testify under oath in the probe, emphasizing that criminal law is much different than NY real estate law, with which Trump is most familiar as a businessman.

Global G-7 Talks Leave Pruitt and United States as Climate Change 'Footnote'
Author: 0 G-7 Talks Leave Pruitt and United States as Climate Change 'Footnote'

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt was recalled from Group of Seven climate talks in Italy . The Associated Press notes Pruitt was told by his counterparts they were disappointed by President Donald Trump's controversial decision last month to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate accord .

Global 'I can't believe he did this': Wife of Congressional shooter spe
Author: 0 'I can't believe he did this': Wife of Congressional shooter spe

The list found in the shooter's pocket included Brooks, South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan, and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks . It contained the names of Rep. He was also a volunterr for Sen. Hodgkinson had lashed out against President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co", Hodgkinson wrote in one post .

Global Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli
Author: 0 Palestinians deny IS claim for deadly attack on Israeli

In addition, dozens of soldiers surrounded and completely isolated Deir Abu Mashal village. Two of the Palestinians attacked police officers with guns and knives while the third stabbed the policewoman , police say. "Every time there was an attack in Jerusalem I would SMS her to see if she was okay and she would answer", Sarusi said. "The attack in Jerusalem is new proof that the Palestinian people continue their revolution against the occupiers and that the intifada ...

Author: 0 Mumbai blasts: Abu Salem, 5 others convicted

However, the above accused were acquitted of the charge of waging war against Government of India under Section 121 of IPC. On the afternoon of March 12, 1993 , a series of 13 blasts in quick succession went off at various locations in Mumbai city and suburbs, killing 257 people and injuring over 700 others.

Global EU, Britain to kick off Brexit talks on June 19
Author: 0 EU, Britain to kick off Brexit talks on June 19

Contrary to expectations, the snap general election in the United Kingdom has thrown up a hung Parliament with the Tories emerging as the largest party, but falling short of a majority. She is now seeking an alliance with a hardline unionist party in Northern Ireland to cling on to power. Association agreements already exist with more than 20 countries and could be achieved under Article 217 of the Lisbon Treaty, he said.

Global Trump tweets acknowledgement of Comey firing investigation
Author: 0 Trump tweets acknowledgement of Comey firing investigation

Mr. Rosenstein in May appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation probe - which has now reportedly stretched to include inquiries into the business dealings of Mr. Rosenstein pledged this week that he would maintain the integrity of the investigation and saw no reason to fire Mueller, despite reports that Trump was considering such a move.

Global Trump tightens Cuba travel
Author: 0 Trump tightens Cuba travel

The lengthy statement goes on to strike a conciliatory tone, saying Cuba wants to continue negotiations with the US on a variety of subjects. America severed ties with Cuba in 1961, shortly after Fidel Castro launched a revolution that toppled a US-friendly government, and the two countries had been at loggerheads ever since.

Author: 0 Storms with heavy rain, wind possible on Father's Day

That is good news for day number 2 at the CVS Charity Classic; ahead of the rain, it will be muggy with some hazy sun. Most locations will be dry this afternoon with the better storm chance after 7PM tonight . Fog and drizzle may develop especially near the shore early tomorrow. Rain chances run at 60 percent on Monday and 40 percent on Tuesday and Wednesday , with a trough overhead, temperatures will be just a bit cooler, mainly in the mid 80s.

Global Bill Cosby case ruled a mistrial
Author: 0 Bill Cosby case ruled a mistrial

Bill Cosby reacts after the judge declared a mistrial in the aggravated indecent assault trail. The mistrial was a blow to the dozens of women who have said they were sexually assaulted by Cosby, including several who attended the trial wearing buttons that read "We Stand in Truth".

Global Deputy AG Rosenstein Warns Americans to 'Exercise Caution' About Anonymous Reports
Author: 0 Deputy AG Rosenstein Warns Americans to 'Exercise Caution' About Anonymous Reports

Trump demonstrated Friday morning that the Russian Federation probe continues to consume his attention, tweeting a stream of messages decrying the controversy. The president has directed some of his frustration at Rosenstein and Mueller . The White House confirmed Mr Mueller was among the candidates the president interviewed to replace Mr Comey.

Global Russia criticises US for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba
Author: 0 Russia criticises US for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba

After the speech, he signed a six-page directive that ordered new travel and commercial restrictions while leaving in place some key Obama-era measures that eased sanctions. According to a statement by the White House, U.S. individuals and companies will be prohibited from doing commerce with Cuban businesses owned by the Cuban military.

Author: 0 Ruth Davidson: 'No plans for breakaway party'

But the picture is less positive for the Conservatives across the United Kingdom, with the party losing its majority at Westminster and the prime minister facing calls for her resignation. "The SNP has emerged as the leading party in Scottish politics once again at Westminster, it's a significant feat for us to have achieved for the second election in succession, but there are clearly issues we have to address as a effect".

Author: 0 United Kingdom political turmoil continues

Days after Mrs May lost her parliamentary majority in a failed electoral gamble, she welcomed the leader of the DUP to Downing Street in a bid to gain the support of its 10 MPs. Michael Gove, a former leadership rival, who was appointed environment secretary after losing his post as justice secretary in May's cabinet reshuffle a year ago, said the PM is the ideal candidate to lead the country through Brexit.

Author: 0 Escaped Ga. Inmates Who Killed 2 Guards Captured In Tennessee, Police Say

The couple eventually got loose and called the Sheriff's Office . You've survived. You've survived. You did a good job. The men got into a auto chase when deputies attempted to pull them over along Interstate 24 westbound. New photos shared in the media show two escaped Georgia inmates shortly after being captured in Tennessee Thursday. On Thursday, Dubose and Rowe crashed a stolen vehicle after a high-speed chase with police.

Global Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to "serious"

As congressional Republicans and Democrats joined Thursday night in their annual baseball game, played this year in Scalise's honor, word came from the hospital that he remained in critical condition, but had "improved in the last 24 hours".

Global Steve Scalise's condition updated by DC hospital officials
Author: 0 Steve Scalise's condition updated by DC hospital officials

Top Republican politician Steve Scalise's condition has been upgraded from critical to serious after he was gunned down at a party baseball practice outside Washington . "They are both staying #ScaliseStrong, and Laura and I are praying for the Congressman's full and speedy recovery". Scalise will undergo more operations.

Author: 0 Trump's Plan for a Nation of Apprentices

Trump's budget proposal allocates $90 million for grants to apprenticeships, but it slashes funding for current job training programs by $1.1 billion, according to the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, a left-leaning think tank. Instead, they could be overseen by third parties like companies, unions, and industry groups. "What is the goal of this alternative system?" Ms. Lake, of Harper College , says she has confidence in the Labor Department to draft rules that will maintain ...

Global Putin Comments on New US Senate's Sanctions Against Russia
Author: 0 Putin Comments on New US Senate's Sanctions Against Russia

The Trump administration had considered lifting Russian sanctions in the past, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson opposed the new legislation, worrying it could hurt the US' ability to have a "constructive dialogue" with Russia. The White House is seeking to influence some GOP House members to ease up on the Senate-passed Russian Federation sanctions, hoping that the lower chamber will provide "administration-friendly" changes, according to Politico .

Global Afghan soldier attacks foreign soldiers, wounding 4
Author: 0 Afghan soldier attacks foreign soldiers, wounding 4

The base houses both regular policemen and police special forces. The attack on the base in the centre of the city of Gardez - part of the Taliban's all-out assault during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan - was launched at 6:00 am.

Author: 0 Trump tweets his frustration with Russia investigation

Hours later, a source close to Mr Trump's outside legal team said Mr Trump did not intend his tweet to be confirmation of the investigation but rather was reacting to a Washington Post story on Wednesday about the probe. Mr Pence's decision to hire Mr Richard Cullen - a veteran of the Iran-contra investigation, Watergate and the 2000 vote recount in Florida - as a private lawyer came less than a month after Mr Trump hired his own private lawyer.

Author: 0 Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

French President Emmanuel Macron is inviting the world's innovators, engineers and business-builders to come to France as he tries to transform this country from a land resting on the laurels of its past into a " startup nation". Less than half of the 47.5 million-strong electorate turned out last Sunday, a record low that especially punished Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party.

Author: 0 Donald Trump blasts 'coward' James Comey

Sessions is expected to face sharp questioning from his former Senate colleagues about his role in the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election. Comey said the president asked him whether he liked his job and wanted to keep it, twice demanding " loyalty " from the Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

Author: 0 Russian Federation slams Trump's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

While Trump gave his speech , a hundred activists about evenly divided between supporters and opponents of the president chanted and held up signs outside the venue, the Manuel Artime Theater, named after a late political leader of Cuban exiles who launched the failed Bay of Pigs uprising in 1961.

Author: 0 White House committed to anti-Russian sanctions - spokesperson

A senior administration official said the White House is unhappy with measures in the Senate bill created to limit Trump's ability to ease the sanctions without congressional approval. Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, ticked off a series of Russian aggressions that he said have gone without retaliation: annexation of Crimea , intervention in Syria, meddling in Ukraine and threatening North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries, as well as the US election interference.

Author: 0 Trump confirms he's being investigated for Comey firing

Indeed, while White House officials reportedly talked Trump out of firing Mueller , it's suddenly easy to imagine the president showing the deputy AG the door, sooner rather than later. No one seems to know why he issued the statement, but with Trump targeting him on Twitter this morning, it wouldn't be surprising to learn Rosenstein released this at the instruction of the West Wing.

Global US Congressman Scalise Showing Improvement After Being Shot — Lead Surgeon
Author: 0 US Congressman Scalise Showing Improvement After Being Shot — Lead Surgeon

Scalise was on the second base when he was injured by a crazed gunman who was trying to kill Republicans Wednesday . Speaking in Miami on Friday, Trump said Scalise "took a bullet for all of us". "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", he said. Hodgkinson 66, who was from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, died after being shot by police.

Global Twitter suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar dispute
Author: 0 Twitter suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar dispute

He noted that the Saudi Arabians are the importers of the main bulk of Somaliland livestock and the bilateral relations between the two has been in place for ages. Qatar has denied supporting the groups. Arab countries had initially dominated the Qatari monarchy after its independence in 1971. Israel is also reportedly considering shutting down Al-Jazeera's bureau in the country.

Author: 0 Hampshire Pride chief slams Theresa May over DUP talks

Media reports suggested an agreement could be delayed into next week, but the spokesman said: "I certainly have heard nothing on this side to indicate that". "It's passing quicker than anyone believes..." May has been trying to save herself by forming a coalition government with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Global U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement
Author: 0 U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

Louis suburb of Belleville, Ill., opened fire on the lawmakers who were practicing for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. But she says he sold items from his business and told her he was going to Washington. A Washington Metropolitan Police Department report says the officer was manning a traffic checkpoint when the driver failed to obey repeated orders to stop.

Author: 0 London fire victims may never be identified

The death toll rose to 30 on Friday but authorities warned it would increase further, as fire crews picked their way through the wreckage of the building which was engulfed in flames in the early hours of Wednesday. Hundreds have been left homeless by the blaze, putting more pressure on officials in a city already plagued by a chronic housing shortage. Protestors at Kensington town hall were trying to reach councillors in person and demand they answer questions about the block.

Author: 0 Syrian refugee studying engineering named as one of first Grenfell fire victims

She added: "I have ordered that more staff be deployed across the area, wearing high visibility clothing, so they can easily be found, dispense advice and ensure the right support is provided". The Syria Solidarity Campaign group paid tribute to al-Hajali, saying: "Mohammed undertook a risky journey to flee war and death in Syria, only to meet it here in the United Kingdom, in his own home".

Author: 0 Russian national team delivers with Vladimir Putin in attendance

ArraySt. Petersburg, June 18 (IANS ) An official opening ceremony for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation was held in front of packed spectators stands of the newly-built football stadium in the countrys second largest city of St Petersburg .

Author: 0 May meets DUP leader for urgent talks

May desperately needs the DUP's 10 seats to pass legislation. In an extraordinary intervention, Major warned that the deal could cause the peace process, which he played a large part in securing as prime minister, to "unwind" and urged May to avoid risking this at all costs.

Author: 0 Cuba: US in 'No Position' to Lecture on Human Rights

He announced officially about his predecessor's Obama settlement and vowed that he would surely work for Cuba's freedom. The policy shift "could be interpreted as the president is going to hold things up for the competition until the Trump Organization is ready to go down there", Julia Sweig, a Cuba scholar and former adviser to Starwood, told the Post .

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

Schiff later told CNN's Anderson Cooper he wouldn't be surprised if Trump was considering ousting Mueller. "Special counsel Mueller may be fired only for good cause", Rosenstein said. "I think it would be odd [Mueller] would have a confidential conversation and then, a few days later, become the prosecutor of the person he may be investigating", Ruddy said.

Author: 0 Brexit talks start Monday. The UK still lacks a plan

The FT, citing anonymous officials, said Davis would offer to guarantee the rights that European Union citizens now have in Britain , such as the freedom to move and work in the country, and aim to treat them "as fairly as they have been to this point".

Author: 0 Theresa May under pressure to soften Brexit stance

DUP leader Arlene Foster , who travelled to Westminster for talks with the Tories on Tuesday, said she hoped a deal could be reached "sooner rather than later". Some involved in the Irish peace process are alarmed because the 1998 Good Friday peace accords call for the British government to be neutral in the politics of Northern Ireland.

Author: 0 Saudi coastguard kills Iranian fisherman in Persian Gulf

Qatar's stock index rose 0.7 percent on Thursday, gaining for two days straight for the first time since June 5, when Arab states including Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic and trade ties. Instead, he'll stay in the U.S.to work on resolving the crisis between Qatar and its neighbors. "If we get clear strategic signals that Qatar is going to change and it will stop funding militants that is the basis for a discussion", he said in London.

Author: 0 British Prime Minister Theresa May admits London fire response not good enough

Mr Cundy said the police investigation into the blaze would look at the building and its refurbishment in 2016 and vowed to prosecute people if there was evidence. May has ordered an official inquiry into the fire, and on Friday announced a £5 million fund to help victims. He asked anyone who was in the tower and survived to contact police immediately.

Global AAP leader hits out at 'palace politics'
Author: 0 AAP leader hits out at 'palace politics'

The AAP claimed that the episode was an attempt to create a rift within the organisation. AAP leader Dilip Pandey had picked on this point, also made at a meeting of party volunteers, to target Mr Vishwas after he criticised Congress' Sandeep Dikshit.

Global Teacher's photo showing LGBT pride next to Trump goes viral
Author: 0 Teacher's photo showing LGBT pride next to Trump goes viral

Gianoppoulos wore a rainbow flag pin and held a black lace fan. In a previous post, Giannopoulos said he wore the pin "to represent my gratitude for the LGBTQ community " and brought the fan 'to celebrate the joy and freedom of gender nonconformity '.

Global Donald Trump releases financial disclosure
Author: 0 Donald Trump releases financial disclosure

He can take back control of the trust at any time, and is free to withdraw cash from it as he pleases. On paper, at least, the billionaire president's finances don't appear to have been upended by the time-consuming campaign and transition to power.

Author: 0 Conservatives and DUP on brink of coalition deal

The talks later continued at Westminster without Theresa May after she left for Paris for a pre-arranged meeting with newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron. While talks were ongoing, former Conservative Prime Minister John Major told BBC Radio 4's World at One that he was "wary" and "dubious" about the proposed Tory-DUP deal.

Global Ghani Says Afghanistan Hit by `Undeclared War' From Pakistan
Author: 0 Ghani Says Afghanistan Hit by `Undeclared War' From Pakistan

The Afghan government says it's ready to host the so-called Kabul Process in which peace and security issues will be discussed among Afghans and officials from the region and around the world. "The Kabul administration wants peace talks only for the Taliban to surrender but this fake process will never succeed", said Zabihullah Mujahid in a statement sent to media, including VOA.

Author: 0 Cabinet Members Take Turns Praising Trump at Unusual Meeting

Between other compliments offered (entirely without any fear or pressure, one can only imagine), Trump thanked them or gave them other kinds of pavlovian positive reinforcement. Next up was Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who recently offered to resign after clashing with Trump over his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.

Global Afghan soldier killed after wounding 7 USA soldiers
Author: 0 Afghan soldier killed after wounding 7 USA soldiers

The Resolute Support, the global training mission to Afghanistan, announced on its Twitter feed that seven United States service members were wounded, adding that there were no U.S. Both Afghan and US officials have said the incident is under investigation. Since peaking at a force of about 100,000 troops, some 8,400 US service members remain in Afghanistan after most North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces pulled out in 2014.

Author: 0 Russia criticizes US for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba

President Donald Trump speaks about Cuba policy, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami . He will not break the diplomatic ties Mr. Obama worked so carefully to restore, nor does he plan to impose new trade sanctions. Trump isn't overturning Obama's decision to end the "wet foot, dry foot" policy that allowed most Cuban migrants who made it onto United States soil to stay and eventually become legal permanent residents.

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