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Global UK PM May and DUP have largely agreed support deal
Author: 0 UK PM May and DUP have largely agreed support deal

May said on Tuesday that talks with the DUP had been productive - a view shared by DUP leader Arlene Foster - and that Brexit negotiations would begin as planned next week. The talks are being closely watched in European capitals as they could delay the expected start of Brexit negotiations next week, as well as change Britain's entire approach to its EU withdrawal.

Global Portugal in mourning as dozens killed in raging forest fires
Author: 0 Portugal in mourning as dozens killed in raging forest fires

As Alison Roberts reports from Lisbon for our Newscast unit, officials believe a lightning strike is likely to blame for the Pedrogão Grande fire, and they have ruled out a criminal cause. Pope Francis has led thousands of people in a moment of silent prayer for the victims of the Portugal fire. Most of the dozens of victims were caught in their cars in the area after the blaze broke out Saturday afternoon local time.

Global Hundreds suffer food poisoning at Iraqi camp
Author: 0 Hundreds suffer food poisoning at Iraqi camp

It quoted camp supervisor Rizgar Obed as saying that outside organisations had previously been banned from bringing in food, but the camp authorities had been forced "under great pressure" to change the regulations. People shop for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at the Shorja wholesale market in central Baghdad , Iraq , June 6, 2016. Iraqi forces repelled a major counter-attack by Islamic State fighters, many of them wearing suicide vests, in a district south of the Old City of ...

Global US Service Members Wounded In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan
Author: 0 US Service Members Wounded In 'Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

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. A spokesman for Resolute Support in Afghanistan said in a statement that all seven soldiers were medically evacuated and "are being cared for". USA troops are also at risk in other parts of Afghanistan.

Global Forest fire in Portugal leaves at least 43 people dead
Author: 0 Forest fire in Portugal leaves at least 43 people dead

Firefighters work to put out a forest fire near Bouca, in central Portugal, June 18, 2017. Interior Ministry official Jorge Gomes said 59 people died from the flames and suffocating smoke, while another two people died in a traffic accident related to the fires.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower disaster: Angry residents storm Kensington Town Hall to demand answers

The panels, believed to have been fitted to the outside of Grenfell Tower , are produced by USA company Reynobond, which makes three types of panel: one with a flammable plastic core and two with fire-resistant cores. "My commitment to families is that as soon as we can, we will locate and recover their loved ones", Cundy said. The identification of the victims is proving very hard - which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire.

Global US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia
Author: 0 US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

It remained unknown whether Trump, who had been seeking rapprochement with Russian Federation for months, would sign the bill into law. However, the official did want it to be known that the administration "supports sanctions on Russian Federation and that the political ramifications of any veto have not been discussed yet".

Author: 0 Darjeeling Gorkha separatists clash with police

We will bring a mass rally for our three members who were killed. Home Minister Rajnath Singh called up the CM and asked about steps being taken to control the situation. GJM supporters pelted stones and lobbed petrol bombs at the residence of Trinamool Congress activist Deoraj Gurung in Lebong Cart Road and attempted to set the house on fire, claimed Deoraj.

Author: 0 Where is Trump? Philando Castile's Family Wants President To Intervene

Paul suburb. An evening protest was planned at the state capitol. "Yes, I am", Castile's mother Valerie told a group of reporters. Prosecutors in St. "It's a sad state of affairs when this type of criminal conduct is condoned simply because Yanez is a policeman", Reynolds said. Yanez fired repeatedly at Castile , testifying later he though the man was reaching for a gun.

Global Portugal forest fire victims die in their cars as flames engulf road
Author: 0 Portugal forest fire victims die in their cars as flames engulf road

France is sending three planes, while Spain has sent several firefighting aircraft. The government also says that 360 soldiers are joining the 700 firefighters struggling to put out the blaze that started on Saturday. "The latest victim was found in the countryside", said Gomes, who was tasked with delivering the latest information available to authorities on the site, located some 190 km to the northeast of Lisbon .

Author: 0 Warriors unanimously decline White House visit

Now, back in the day players stayed in one city and played there the whole time, but super teams were around then too. Aron Baynes played in the 2014 NBA Finals with the San Antonio Spurs against a LeBron James led Miami Heat. Since Trump was sworn into office, he has been visited by championship teams such as the New England Patriots and Clemson Tigers, and the Pittsburgh Penguins have said that they will go to the White House if invited, but Warriors players as a whole are reportedly ...

Author: 0 Hector Moreno grabs late equaliser for Mexico vs. Portugal

Portugal , the defending European champions, play Mexico on Sunday in their Group A opener in the eight-nation competition that serves as a warm-up for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. It is played by the continental champions plus the host nation and the World Cup victor. In addition to being an idol, Ronaldo also serves as a mentor for the talented young forward.

Author: 0 FM Zarif in Kazakhstan for SCO Summit

The Prime Minister returned home in the early hours on 10 June 2017. President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it.

Global Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy
Author: 0 Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy

A change in former President Barack Obama's policy toward Cuba has been long expected . The changes will make it hard for USA citizens to travel to Cuba or continue doing business there. Travel to Cuba by US airlines and cruise ships will continue, however. "I'm trying to reverse the dynamic: I'm trying to create a Cuban business sector that now goes to the Cuban government and pressures them to create changes".

Global Iran Hits Terrorist Sites in Syria's Deir Ez-Zor with Missiles
Author: 0 Iran Hits Terrorist Sites in Syria's Deir Ez-Zor with Missiles

It said that according to reports a large number of Takfiri terrorists were killed and their facilities, systems and weapons were destroyed in Iran missile attacks. The Islamic republic of Iran is a key ally of the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad, alongside Russian Federation and the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement of Lebanon.

Author: 0 France begins second round of parliamentary election

Voters first went to the polls on Sunday June 11, where Emmanuel Macron's La République En Marche (REM) won 32.3 per cent of the vote. The far-right Front National, which now has two seats in parliament, was predicted to win up to eight seats, better than its first-round showing had indicated.

Author: 0 Debate on GST shows supremacy of JK Legislature: Govt reiterates

The parties held separate meetings of their party legislators here today to discuss the issue. "With proper safeguards, GST will not endanger the special status of Jammu & Kashmir guaranteed under Article 370 of the Constitution", he said. Senior NC leader and former finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather said if J&K accepts the GST regime in letter and spirit, the special status of the state as well as its fiscal autonomy would be compromised.

Author: 0 'I am being investigated for firing the Federal Bureau of Investigation director'

Amid reports Donald Trump is unhappy with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's closeness with fired FBI Director James Comey , the top ethics lawyer from ex-President George W. I can see why his Vice President Mike Pence has chose to lawyer up. According to a Washington Post report Wednesday, Mueller was investigating the president for obstruction of justice and was interviewing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and Richard Ledgett, ...

Author: 0 Turnout worries for Macron ahead of French parliament election

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen has won her first French parliamentary seat in a vote that was dominated by President Emmanuel Macron's centrists. Next week, as the new MPs take their seats, Macron will participate in his first European Union summit in Brussels.

Author: 0 Expect President Trump to Serve 8 Year in the Oval Office

Former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has re-emerged in recent days as an active surrogate for President Trump, and it didn't take long for him to join his stable of untruth tellers - this time, adding hypocrisy to the mix.

Author: 0 Russia cruise past New Zealand in Confederations Cup

Host Russia were clearly the better side as they missed a handful of chances, but the three points was all that matters. Right back Alexander Samedov provided the assist with a square ball across the face of goal , and Fedor Smolov was in flawless position at the far post to poke it into the back of the net.

Global Trump's United Kingdom visit should be cancelled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan
Author: 0 Trump's United Kingdom visit should be cancelled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Why would you want to stop them coming?" "You have to be kidding me?!: Terror attacks are part of living in big city, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan ", he tweeted. "I'm not tangoing with this guy, I've got better things to do". "And that's important - central government and the London mayoralty and his officials working together to ensure that we are responding to the attack and looking at the work the police is going to give the public extra protection and reassurance".

Global Arrests made in double murder of Montgomery Co. teens
Author: 0 Arrests made in double murder of Montgomery Co. teens

The suspects were identified in court records as Jose Canales-Yanez, 25; Edgar Garcia-Gaona, 24; and his brother Roger Garcia , 19, all residents of Montgomery County. The passenger of the vehicle grabbed Yanez's iPad, she said, and dragged her about 50 feet before driving away. Tonight they say Najjar was targeted for robbing one of the suspect's girlfriends.

Author: 0 Putin present to see Russian Federation kick off Confederations Cup

Russia's president was in the new stadium in his native St. Petersburg to see forward Fyodor Smolov's 69th minute goal add to an own goal by New Zealand defender Michael Boxall in the 31st. "Here, on modern football arenas there will be tough, honest, fair fight until the last minutes of the match", Putin said in Russian, adding that the eight-team, two-week event would "unite nations and continents, to promote the values of fair and attractive play".

Author: 0 Brexit negotiations to start on Monday, June 19th - EU, UK confirm

Arriving for a meeting with his counterparts in the 28-country EU , Hammond said his "clear view and I believe the view of the majority of people in Britain is that we should prioritize protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity as we enter those negotiations and take them forward".

Author: 0 Kate Middleton Visits the Victims of London Bridge Attack

The much-loved royal took the time to praise the efforts of all those who worked tirelessly in the aftermath of the horrific attack. Kate also learned about the psychological support that's been made available to patients and staff in the wake of the attack.

Global Alleged Virginia shooter linked to many GOP-hate groups on Facebook
Author: 0 Alleged Virginia shooter linked to many GOP-hate groups on Facebook

Scalise, 51, and three others were wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson , 66, from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois opened fire on Republican lawmakers in Alexandria, Virginia practicing for the charity game. "I just don't know what to tell you people", she told reporters. Hodgkinson maintained a social media presence that was pro-Bernie Sanders and anti-Republican.

Global Police identify third suspect in London Bridge attack
Author: 0 Police identify third suspect in London Bridge attack

He was on an Italian watch list and was reportedly stopped in Bologna, where his mother still makes her home. Little is now known about Redouane, 30, who also lived in Barking . They said one arrest had been made on Tuesday. One of the three attackers who killed seven people near London Bridge was previously investigated by British security services but had not been viewed as a serious threat, British police said .

Author: 0 May to talk with NI parties amid concerns over DUP deal

Talks to restore confidence took a back seat in recent days as the political focus largely shifted to London and the DUP's deal to prop up the Conservatives at Westminster. (1140 GMT, 7:40 a.m. EDT). "We have seen in Northern Ireland over very many years that events always don't unwind as you expect them to unwind", he said.

Global PM May admits failures as inferno toll reaches 58
Author: 0 PM May admits failures as inferno toll reaches 58

Demonstrators gathered outside, protesting about several issues including the fire. "There are 58 people who we have been told were in Grenfell Tower on the night that are missing and therefore, sadly, I have to assume that they are dead", police commander Stuart Cundy told reporters at the scene.

Global Cricket's biggest match to decide Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Cricket's biggest match to decide Champions Trophy

Fakhar capitalised on a lucky escape to strike a superb 114 and lift Pakistan to a commanding total of 4-338 and fast bowler Amir ripped out India's top three batsmen before the defending champions subsided to 158 all out. Mohammad Amir has been ruled fit after missing the semi-final with a back spasm, meaning Rumman Raees is likely to exit the XI, despite his excellent debut.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out over probe into 'obstruction of justice'

Comey told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Comey took notes after each of his nine meetings or phone calls with Trump, including one alone with the president in the Oval Office on February 14, the day after Flynn was forced to resign.

Author: 0 Trump financial form shows revenue up at Mar-a-Lago

According to a Bloomberg report , President Donald Trump's first financial disclosure since taking office reveals that his hotel in Washington, D.C . While his initial report showed royalties totaling, at a maximum, just more than $165,000, that maximum total increased to more than $6.16 million in last year's filing and more than $7.06 million in Friday's edition.

Global Ex-NBA star goes back to N. Korea
Author: 0 Ex-NBA star goes back to N. Korea

The family said it was told by North Korean officials, through contacts with American envoys, that Warmbier fell ill from botulism sometime after his March 2016 trial and lapsed into a coma after taking a sleeping pill, the Washington Post reported .

Global GJM observes 'Black Sunday', Darjeeling braces for another shutdown
Author: 0 GJM observes 'Black Sunday', Darjeeling braces for another shutdown

Their advantage is it ( Darjeeling ) is a hill area and there are borders with other states and global borders. "They are using the national flag for vandalism, which they can not do". "They (GJM) have evacuated foreign tourists from the hotels forcefully", she said adding that the activists were not obeying the Calcutta High Court order that the bandh is illegal.

Author: 0 Bodies found on 'ripped' United States destroyer

Aucoin said 116 crew members were in two berthing rooms, a lot of them likely resting at the time of the collision. The names of the dead sailors were being withheld pending notification of their families. Yoji Koda, a former commander of a Maritime Self-Defense Force ship, who is well-versed in the architecture of vessels, said it is not surprising that a warship can suffer significant damage in a collision.

Global Predators even series with Penguins as Rinne shines again
Author: 0 Predators even series with Penguins as Rinne shines again

Pekka Rinne was very bad through the first two games and was certainly a big reason that Pittsburgh took an early series lead. Rinne, the playoff leader in wins and goals-against average, rebounded in a big way for Games 3 and 4 in Nashville , limiting Pittsburgh to a just two goals on 52 shots as the Predators evened the series.

Global US Senate overwhelmingly backs Russian Federation sanctions
Author: 0 US Senate overwhelmingly backs Russian Federation sanctions

The amendment, which includes new sanctions on the Kremlin over human rights violations and meddling in the 2016 presidential election, is attached to an Iran sanctions bill that could pass as soon as this week, making it more hard for President Trump to veto the legislation .

Author: 0 Trump lawyer contradicts president on obstruction investigation

The investigation into Trump's alleged obstruction of justice opened just days after the president fired former FBI Director James Comey on May 9, anonymous sources told The Washington Post . Mueller. Less than a week before Election Day, he doubled down on the rhetoric, claiming the investigation would result in "an unprecedented and protracted constitutional crisis", should Clinton be allowed to set up shop in the Oval Office.

Author: 0 Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey

Wallace said most lawyers would tell Trump to stop talking about the matter entirely following the report that Mueller is investigating Trump for obstruction of justice . Mueller's investigation appeared to be reaching a broadening circle of current and former officials. The somewhat vague tweet seems to refer to Rosenstein , who wrote a memo outlining an argument against former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B.

Author: 0 58 people in London apartment are missing and presumed dead in fire

Metropolitan police commander Stuart Cundy said , "We know that at least 30 people who have died". Cundy added that the death toll could rise. As of Friday morning, the death toll had risen to 30. They say their complaints were ignored - and fear it was because the tower housed mainly poor people in a hugely wealthy neighbourhood. Later, dozens of people appeared to push and shove each other outside the town hall.

Global Senate committee to probe Comey firing
Author: 0 Senate committee to probe Comey firing

The president didn't clarify what exactly he was referring to in the early morning tweet, however he has frequently described reports about possible ties between members of his campaign and Russian Federation as a "witch hunt". Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president over a report by The Washington Post that Mueller was looking into whether Trump obstructed justice.

Author: 0 Cuba Rejects New Trump Policy

According to the Cuban Ministry, 74 percent more American citizens visited the island in 2016 than in 2015 and, following through on a pledge to Obama , Castro opened almost 400 new public Wi-Fi access points around Cuba . Before, the United States always voted against the U.N. resolution. When Obama announced the detente in 2014, he said that decades of US efforts to achieve change in Cuba by isolating the island had failed and it was time to try a new approach.

Author: 0 Lawmakers criticize Trump's tweets about Russian Federation investigation

President Donald Trump continued to fume this week over the continued attention paid to the Russian Federation probes, especially following a report that he's now under investigation for potential obstruction of justice. "However nothing has changed". Speculation that President Donald Trump plans to remove the special investigator looking into Russia's meddling with the presidential election has been rampant.

Global Vietnamese people celebrate International Yoga Day
Author: 0 Vietnamese people celebrate International Yoga Day

Though yoga , which originated in India , has become immensely popular over the years in China vying with ancient indigenous physical fitness martial art form Tai Chi, it got an official sanction when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Beijing in 2015 at a joint event during the latter's visit.

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