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Global £1.4bn-turnover poultry giant set for sale
Author: 0 £1.4bn-turnover poultry giant set for sale

Ms McCollum said: "I also know that this will ensure our continued growth and stability well into the future". The world's largest meatpacker says in a Tuesday statement it plans to sell its US -based unit, Five Rivers Cattle Feeding; shareholding stakes in Brazilian dairy company Vigor Alimentos; and Moy Park, its poultry business in Northern Ireland.

Global Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone
Author: 0 Moscow accuses US-led coalition of terror 'complicity' over downed Syria drone

Over the last week U.S. forces at the At Tanf base have fired at pro-regime forces advancing towards the facility, according to statements made to the media. The announcement came after the U.S. military shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday, accusing the regime of attacking the US-allied Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling militants in Isis's de facto capital Raqqa.

Author: 0 Israel starts work on new settlement amid United States peace push

Mustafa Barghouti, a Palestinian leader involved in peace talks both with Israelis and internally, said Palestinians were skeptical of Kushner and Trump's team generally, as they saw the duo was close only to the Israeli side. As Kushner headed to Israel, news reports said China has invited him and his wife, Ivanka Trump, to visit later this year. The visits by Greenblatt and Kushner are the first major peace push by the White House since Trump visited the region last month.

Author: 0 Trump orders clampdown on Cuba travel and trade

In a statement, Myron Brilliant, executive vice president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said the new rules limit the "possibility for positive change on the island and risk ceding growth opportunities to other countries that, frankly, may not share America's interest in a free and democratic Cuba that respects human rights".

Global Special midnight Parliament session to mark GST launch on June 30
Author: 0 Special midnight Parliament session to mark GST launch on June 30

The Malaysian Royal Customs Department has taken legal action against six companies for offences under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Act 2014, including four for failing to submit their GST statements, this year. The 12% Goods and Services (GST) tax on ropes and nets is expected to hit seafood prices. GST, he said, over the medium to long term will lead to a rise in revenues of the Centre and states as the size of the formal economy will grow.

Global Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection
Author: 0 Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

The palace said the infection is related to a pre-existing condition. The queen is due to outline the government's legislative agenda in her speech on Wednesday. He has enjoyed good health throughout much of his life, recovering from a blocked coronary artery in 2011 and a bladder infection in 2012, the latter leading him to miss the majority of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Global McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to N.Korea
Author: 0 McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to N.Korea

According to Deadline.com , Obama spokesman Ned Price said in a statement , "During the course of the Obama Administration, we had no higher priority than securing the release of Americans detained overseas". Relatives have said US envoys told them that North Korean officials said Warmbier contracted botulism after his trial and became comatose after taking a sleeping pill, according to the Washington Post .

Global After Otto Warmbier death, officials push to restrict tourism in North Korea
Author: 0 After Otto Warmbier death, officials push to restrict tourism in North Korea

Earlier Tuesday, Trump called Warmbier's treatment a "disgrace" and said it could have been avoided if he was brought home earlier. After an examination of Otto Warmbier's body, Hamilton County Coroner Dr. "When Otto was first taken we were advised by the past administration to take a low profile while they worked to obtain his release", said Fred. While the State Department has strongly warned against any travel to North Korea for years, at least 17 Americans have been detained in the ...

Global Authorities Release Dashcam Video From Shooting Of Philando Castile
Author: 0 Authorities Release Dashcam Video From Shooting Of Philando Castile

Yanez , voice rising, repeats, " Don't pull it out " again, leans into the auto, and fires. Reynolds live-streamed the shooting's aftermath on Facebook Live. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety released the 10-minute video, along with audio of the radio communications between Yanez and other law enforcement, to public Tuesday.

Global CNN reporter labels White House spokesman 'just kind of useless'
Author: 0 CNN reporter labels White House spokesman 'just kind of useless'

Upon returning form the eight-day trip, the White House announced the resignation of Mr. Trump's communications director, Mike Dubke. "As he did in the beginning, Sean Spicer is managing both the communications and press office". He is in one of the most high-profile and high-pressure positions in the Trump White House - which has led to him also being one of the most criticized and routinely mocked members of the administration.

Global US Shoots Down Drone In Syria
Author: 0 US Shoots Down Drone In Syria

When a US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shot downa Russian-made Syrian SU-22 warplane after it reportedly attacked US-supported fighters near the embattled city of Raqqa, it did not take long for Moscow to respond to what it viewed as an "aggression" against Syrian government forces, which the Kremlin backs.

Global Israeli female police officer stabbed to death in Jerusalem attack
Author: 0 Israeli female police officer stabbed to death in Jerusalem attack

The ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack, their first on Israeli soil, however it is not clear if the attackers were aligned with them or not. Terror group ISIS claimed responsibility of the attack, reaffirming that the attack was premeditated and not improvised. He also said the attack proved the Palestinian Authority's policy of security coordination with Israel was wrong, calling it "a national crime".

Global Brussels train station blast being treated as terror attack
Author: 0 Brussels train station blast being treated as terror attack

But police quickly appeared to take control of the area. Gare Centrale is largely underground, located in the heart of Brussels , a few blocks from the Grand Place and the Manneken Pis statue. Although no one was hurt, billows of smoke pouring through Central Station and memories of Islamic State attacks in the city previous year, and more recently in Britain, France and elsewhere, sent evening commuters racing for cover.

Global Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election
Author: 0 Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election

He does not constantly refer directly to Ms Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, instead pitching his "fresh leadership" against "career politicians". She touts traditional supply side economics, going so far as to say during one debate that she does "not support a living wage" - her way of explaining her opposition to a minimum-wage increase.

Author: 0 Macron says door still open for Britain to remain in EU

President Emmanuel Macron's brand new En Marche party looks set to win a commanding majority in the second round, two weeks from now, but results in France's Pacific territories are more muddled; Neal Conan has more in today's Pacific News Minute.

Global Brexit critic Emmanuel Macron poised for landslide in French MP elections
Author: 0 Brexit critic Emmanuel Macron poised for landslide in French MP elections

The far-right National Front of recently defeated presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is predicted to return between one to four lawmakers. Only candidates who win more than 50 percent of the vote will take their seats, otherwise all candidates who secure at least 12.5 percent of registered voters will go into the second round to determine the victor.

Author: 0 Trump weighs in as costly congressional race heads for a tight finish

Democratic candidate for 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff concedes to Republican Karen Handel at his election night party in Atlanta, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. There are 23 districts now held by Republicans which Hillary Clinton carried last November, and some of them share similar characteristics to Georgia's 6th District - rapidly growing, diverse district that are well-educated.

Author: 0 South Korean leader says he shares 'common' goal with Trump

No cause of death has been determined for Warmbier, 22, who was detained for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. It was unclear whether his remark represented a significant shift in his thinking in the US struggle to stop North Korea's nuclear program and its test launching of missiles or a change in USA policy toward China.

Global Black bears kill 2 in Alaska, including teen in extreme race
Author: 0 Black bears kill 2 in Alaska, including teen in extreme race

Authorities in Alaska are investigating a second fatal mauling involving a black bear in as many days. Cooper sent his distress message at 12:37 p.m., touching off the search by family members and race officials. Cooper's body was found about 457 metres from the trail in heavily wooded terrain. Black bears can weigh in at 600 pounds and grow to be up to be "six feet long".

Author: 0 ISIS Claims Responsibility for Jerusalem Attack

Hearing reports on a police radio of gunfire at an East Jerusalem holy site several blocks away from the Old City, a group of Israeli border police near the Old City's Damascus gate was preparing to respond when an assailant began stabbing Staff Sgt.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower residents condemn 'invisible' estate managers

The official death toll from last week's London tower-block fire has risen to 79 people either confirmed dead, or missing presumed dead. Cladding used on Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading the London blaze is banned in Britain , Finance Minister Philip Hammond says.

Global Russia Win Confed Cup Opener
Author: 0 Russia Win Confed Cup Opener

The midfield was among the strongest components on the Mexico team with players like Andres Guardado and Jonathan Dos Santos linking up the whole game for the Aztec side. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Author: 0 The Buzz | Merkel seeks 'good agreement' with UK on Brexit

Davis brushed off a suggestion that a weakened Conservative government had dropped objections to a Brussels timetable, which would deal first with European Union priorities, including its demand Britain settle a " Brexit bill", and leave the talks on free trade that May wants until at least late this year.

Author: 0 Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched

Those were, he said, the rights of expatriate citizens and problems of a new EU-U.K. border, notably cutting across Ireland. In their June 2016 referendum, the majority of the British citizens voted in favor of Brexit (51.9% to 48.1%).

Author: 0 Trump lawyer says president not under investigation, despite tweets

Cooper, chairman of the Washington firm Cooper & Kirk, said in an email he began representing Sessions a few days before the attorney general testified last week in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is conducting its own Russian Federation investigation.

Global Farmers to burn government resolution on loan waiver today
Author: 0 Farmers to burn government resolution on loan waiver today

He urged the Centre to waive loans borrowed by farmers from nationalised banks and regional rural banks. Raju Shetti, chief of Swabhimani Paksha said they have already conveyed their disapproval of the conditions to the government. "We will burn the copies of the GR across the state as a protest". The chief minister made the announcement during his speech in the Punjab assembly and said the move would benefit 10.25 lakh farmers of the state's 18.5 lakh farming families, including 8.75 lakh ...

Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind resigns as Bihar Governor

However, another prominent opposition face Mamata Banerjee had not supported Kovind for the presidential candidate. The Bihar BJP leader also said about "11-12 Bihar MLA proposers have already come up". Remaining tightlipped on supporting Kovind, Singh indicated that there are several other things that will be discussed in the meeting. The Congress is keen on playing the farm-er card to counter the BJP's dalit card at a time when there has been countrywide farmers' unrest.

Global Student's yearbook quote calling out dress code goes viral
Author: 0 Student's yearbook quote calling out dress code goes viral

A high school girl's quote beneath her senior photo has garnered lots of attention and for the most part - support for bare shoulders. Tori told the Huffington Post that her school's dress code is "inherently sexist" because she feels like it is only enforced for the girls.

Author: 0 79 presumed dead in London fire

Cmdr. Stuart Cundy said that number may change, as the number of people who died was originally at 30. Detectives investigating the fire at Grenfell Tower in London say new footage of the gutted building's burned-out interior shows just how hard the task of finding and identifying bodies is proving to be.

Author: 0 Cdns sought in US in attack on protesters

The daytime brawl outside the Turkish ambassador's residence left nine protesters injured and strained US-Turkish relations. The NATO allies are still at odds over a US decision to arm Syrian Kurdish rebels fighting the Islamic State group in Syria.

Author: 0 United States detects new activity at North Korea nuclear test site

He was returned to the United States last Tuesday, with North Korea saying it was on humanitarian grounds. They also said military options for North Korea have recently been updated and will be presented to President Donald Trump if there is a nuclear test.

Author: 0 150 gather at Minnesota park for Castile rally

Thousands marched in protest over officer Jeronimo Yanez's not guilty verdict. Yanez fired seven shots in the direction of Castile in rapid succession. Reynolds testified that she started recording because she feared for her own life. A line of police in riot gear eventually met them, and demonstrators were warned they would be arrested if they didn't disperse.

Author: 0 US dispatches supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea

It comes as South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea should swiftly return South Koreans and Americans detained in the reclusive nation and that Pyongyang has "a heavy responsibility" in the death of Warmbier. The city of Busan on South Korea's southeastern coast said Monday it will strengthen cooperation with the Argonne National Laboratory, a research institute funded by the U.S.

Global 'Torrential downpours' to follow heatwave in parts of Wales
Author: 0 'Torrential downpours' to follow heatwave in parts of Wales

A yellow weather warning for torrential rain, hail and thunderstorms has been issued for the north west, say the Met Office. Hampton Water Works, Upper Sunbury Road, enjoyed some of the highest temperatures in the United Kingdom on Monday (June 19), with mercury levels hitting 32.4C, but forecasters are still predicting it will get ever hotter.

Author: 0 Finsbury Park attack: Community's shock at man's arrest

Osborne was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder but Scotland Yard said he was later arrested for the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism, including murder and attempted murder. A spokesman said there were no injuries, as it was just a hoax. Osborne was also thrown out of a local pub on Saturday for getting drunk, "cursing Muslims and saying he would do some damage".

Global Coalition forces shoot down Iran-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 Coalition forces shoot down Iran-made drone in Syria

Similarly, an F-15E on June 8 shot down an unidentified drone deemed hostile toward coalition forces in At Tanf. Australia has suspended its airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria as a precaution after a US fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane earlier this week.

Global USA 'mystified' by Saudi failure to justify Qatar embargo
Author: 0 USA 'mystified' by Saudi failure to justify Qatar embargo

At a press conference in the capital earlier in the day, Sheikh Mohammed (pictured above) said Qatar was ready to engage in a dialogue after the blockade is lifted, highlighting Kuwait's mediation. Qatar's neighbors accuse it of supporting terror groups - a claim the kingdom denies. Many countries in the gulf allow funding to groups or organizations that are considered by Western countries to encourage extremism or underwrite terrorism.

Author: 0 Brussels Central Station incident: Individual neutralized

A suspected suicide bomber was shot after setting off an explosion in Brussels Central Station on Tuesday. Local media quoted some witness as saying that the explosion was caused by a man with an explosive belt, who was neutralized by soldiers afterwards.

Author: 0 Queen's Speech ditched next year to allow greater Brexit laws scrutiny

He said: "I'm sure we will have a sensible agreement when that time comes". "For seven years we have lived through brutal austerity, cuts & anti-immigrant attacks leading to countless deaths". Controversial plans to allow new faith schools to select all of their pupils on the basis of their faith have been abandoned and will be absent from Wednesday's Queen's Speech, it has been reported today.

Global Armed Russian jet comes within 5 feet of U.S. recon jet
Author: 0 Armed Russian jet comes within 5 feet of U.S. recon jet

The incident comes a day after Russian Federation warned it would consider as targets any USA aircraft flying west of the Euphrates River in Syria after the US downed a Syrian fighter jet over the weekend. The Russian Su-27 had air-to-air missiles under its wings and buzzed the USAF RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft after a "rapidly" approaching it. The intercepts come a day after relations between the United States and Russian Federation regarding the war in Syria became frayed, following the ...

Author: 0 Powersharing deal should involve all parties, says Simon Coveney

Mrs May needs the votes of the DUP's 10 MPs to prop up her minority administration, as she hopes to steer government business, including crucial measures on Brexit , through the Commons . The former First Minister became the first political leader to meet Leo Varadkar in Government Buildings, in a 45-minute meeting. "If we needed any reminder of the urgency of having power-sharing institutions in Stormont, it is the coincidence of the Brexit negotiations beginning in Brussels today".

Global North Korea confirms successful missile test - state media
Author: 0 North Korea confirms successful missile test - state media

Analyst Kim Dong-yub at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies said the projectiles, which showed longer range than North Korea's previously known KN-01 anti-ship cruise missiles, were likely from a new cruise missile system the North displayed during a massive April 15 military parade.

Global US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran
Author: 0 US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

A statement released by US Central Command on Sunday said the Syrian jet was "immediately shot down .in accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defence of Coalition partnered forces". "We call on Russian Federation to continue to use these measures". Australia has deployed about 780 military personnel as part of the US-led coalition fighting so-called Islamic State (IS) in both Iraq and Syria.

Global Shah seeks Sena support for presidential polls
Author: 0 Shah seeks Sena support for presidential polls

For the Sena, Thackeray and his son Aditya took part in the talks while Shah and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis represented the BJP. Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday maintained his party's aggressive stance on the issue of the Presidential polls at the much awaited meeting with BJP President Amit Shah here on Sunday.

Global US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria
Author: 0 US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

US -led coalition forces had already set off a fresh round of controversy Sunday, shooting down a Syrian warplane that reportedly bombed nearby Syrian Democratic Forces, who are allied with the U.S.in their fight against ISIS . Russian Federation says it is waiting for the U.S.to explain its decision to shoot down a Syrian warplane. Israeli security officials said Monday they were studying the missile strike to see what they could learn about its accuracy and capabilities.

Global Pakistan becomes full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
Author: 0 Pakistan becomes full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Since India is now a member of the SCO, it would be able to express its views and get its concerns reflected on the outcome documents of all future meetings and summits of the organisation, sources clarified. The Prime Minister also strongly pitched for enhancing connectivity without impinging on sovereignty and territorial integrity. Speaking at the SCO Summit , Prime Minister Modi on Friday termed terrorism as the main encroacher of the human rights and values.

Global Ossoff, Handel Neck-And-Neck As Early Voting Results Roll In
Author: 0 Ossoff, Handel Neck-And-Neck As Early Voting Results Roll In

While Handel's victory only brings the Republican House majority back to its baseline level after the 2016 election, it denied Democrats a momentum boost toward the 2018 midterms and a victory that party activists dearly seek after five months of GOP control in Washington .

Global Led Coalition Downs Pro-Regime Drone In South-East Syria
Author: 0 Led Coalition Downs Pro-Regime Drone In South-East Syria

The incident follows Sunday's downing of a Syrian SU-22, a Russian-made attack jet. The coalition also issued a warning to the pro-regime forces. Russian Federation had earlier on Tuesday blamed the United States for what appeared to be the same incident.

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