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Author: 0 Theresa May 'reassures' Irish PM on DUP deal

Conservative sources said talks with the DUP were "ongoing" after the Northern Irish party warned its support can not be "taken for granted". When I was a minister DUP's Arlene Foster wrote to me asking us to curtail access of Northern Irish citizens to Scottish same-sex marriages.

Author: 0 Britain, France Announce Joint Campaign Against Online Radicalisation

It includes exploring the creation of new laws that would impose penalties on internet companies if they failed to act. Later on Tuesday at a friendly global football match between France and England in the evening, the Oasis song Don't Look Back in Anger was played by the band of the Republican Guard, a song which has become a tribute anthem to the victims of the Manchester bombing, as England fans sang along with arms spread.

Global Reynolds plans to press Trump on Iowa's 'stopgap' insurance plan
Author: 0 Reynolds plans to press Trump on Iowa's 'stopgap' insurance plan

Self-identified independents in Iowa voted for Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton by a 13-percentage-point margin previous year, according to exit polls conducted for The Associated Press and television networks. We are thinking about building a wall as a solar wall. But much of Trump's attention was on the suburbs of Atlanta , in the 6th Congressional District race.

Author: 0 China working to ease N. Korea situation

The United States has demanded North Korea release three other USA citizens it holds in detention: missionary Kim Dong Chul and academics Tony Kim and Kim Hak Song. When asked whether the Trump administration plans to retaliate against North Korea , Spicer said,"We have been very forceful in our political and economic pressure that has been applied in North Korea ".

Author: 0 Elections not so special for Democrats

Republican Karen Handel defeated Ossoff by almost four percentage points , more than twice Trump's November margin. Tuesday was a triumphant night for Republicans, winning 4 of 5 special elections, including the most expensive House race in USA history.

Author: 0 Former Homeland Security chief testifies to House intel panel

Systems were breached in a smaller number of states, she said , but did not give a specific figure. He suggested former FBI Director James Comey wouldn't have taken an inquiry into the Trump campaign lightly. Johnson, who headed the Department of Homeland Security in the second half of the Obama administration, was testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday about Russia's role in the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Trump says China has failed over North Korea

State Department said . Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee says the USA government should consider banning Americans from visiting North Korea . U.S. Earlier Tuesday , Trump seemed to imply the Obama administration could have prevented Warmbier's death . But John McCain , a Republican senator, accused North Korea of murdering and torturing Mr Warmbier in a Twitter post .

Author: 0 Sen. Coons: Otto Warmbier's Death "Tantamount To Murder Of An American Citizen"

An Ohio coroner will not perform an autopsy on the United States student who died after being held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and will perform an external examination of the body at the family's request. "I think we'll continue to apply that. At least I know China tried", Trump wrote . "I strongly condemn such actions by North Korea ". He died on June 19, shortly after being returned to his family in a vegetative state.

Global France's Macron reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM after Sunday's vote
Author: 0 France's Macron reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM after Sunday's vote

The result has swept aside all of the mainstream parties and gives the 39-year-old president a strong mandate in parliament to pursue his pro-EU, business-friendly reform plans. Macron's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said: "Through this vote, the French people have showed they preferred hope to anger, optimism to pessimism, and confidence to closing in on oneself".

Author: 0 The Latest on Otto Warmbier's Death: Public Funeral Scheduled

A senior administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the United States had limited options to rein in North Korea without Chinese assistance. As seen in the below video from the President Trump's Instagram account, he called what happened to Otto a disgrace in the Instagram post's description, and in the Instagram video, President Trump kept alluding to former President Obama being at fault for Warmbier not getting out of prison earlier.

Author: 0 Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he expected to give senators a draft of the bill on Thursday. Democrats said they were planning to start forcing procedural votes to slow the Senate down, making floor speeches and taking other steps to call public attention to McConnell's effort.

Author: 0 What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

The officials also will discuss counterterrorism as well as tensions in the South China Sea. "The United States will continue to fly, sale and operate wherever worldwide law allows", Mattis said , reflecting Washington's determination to counter China's sweeping claims to the strategic waterway.

Author: 0 NRA applauds Trump apprenticeship expansion plan

The new executive order encourages federal agencies to help nongovernmental and noncollege organizations create apprenticeship programs that could be fast-tracked for federal registration status. Now, as part of a week-long apprenticeship push, he is visiting Waukesha County Technical College in Wisconsin Tuesday with his daughter, Ivanka, as well as Acosta and Wisconsin Gov.

Author: 0 Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump

On Friday, the House Intelligence Committee sent letters to White House Counsel Don McGahn, asking "whether any White House recordings or memoranda of Comey's conversations with President Trump now exist or have in the past". - The investigation went forward unimpeded. Comey had been leading an FBI investigation into several Trump aides and their contacts with the Russian government ─ which United States intelligence agencies say tried to tilt the 2016 election in Trump's favour ─ before ...

Global Reaction to Trump's Cuba shift
Author: 0 Reaction to Trump's Cuba shift

Florida Senator Marco Rubio , who campaigned viciously against Mr Trump during last year's Republican primary, played a central role in the drafting of new Cuba policy . According to the Miami Herald , the new rules also mandate that travelers to the Spanish-speaking Caribbean country be subjected to a Treasury Department audit of their trip to ensure they fall under one of the permitted categories.

Global Perfect Human Adele Surprises Grenfell Tower Firefighters with Cake and
Author: 0 Perfect Human Adele Surprises Grenfell Tower Firefighters with Cake and "Cuddles"

None of these properties are in tower blocks. In a further statement to the Guardian on Tuesday, the council said it did not know if the aluminium cladding material (ACM) on the building contained a mineral or polyethylene core. On Thursday, the day after the devastation, Adele visited Grenfell Tower and asked if anyone needed help. "Relations with the local community can be further strengthened is by ensuring families, survivors and civil society groups have a role in drawing up the terms ...

Author: 0 China, US to hold first diplomatic dialogue today

The United States said Wednesday that China has a responsibility to exert much greater pressure on North Korea to prevent escalating tensions with a government that ignores the law and "provokes and provokes and provokes". 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.

Global Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat
Author: 0 Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

Earlier this month , the USA shot down another Shahed 129 drone, also operated by pro-government forces. The incident closely followed Sunday's U.S. "We prefer to keep this channel of communication open..." American forces and their allies are focused on fighting the Islamic State . The parties have avoided any direct military engagement during the years of civil war - similar to the numerous "proxy wars" during the Cold War phases, where US-Soviet interests were repeatedly in ...

Author: 0 USA shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

During the operation, the medium-range ground-to-ground missiles were launched from Iran's western provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdistan. The development comes as tensions rise in Syria with Russian Federation and Iran sending USA warnings.

Author: 0 No autopsy for US student detained by North Korea

While the US officials stressed agreement on the goal of North Korean denuclearisation, the talks also dealt with China's sweeping territorial claims in the South China Sea , with the Americans reaffirming opposition to Beijing's militarization of islands it is building in the strategic waterway.

Global Tories admit timetable defeat on day 1 of Brexit negotiations
Author: 0 Tories admit timetable defeat on day 1 of Brexit negotiations

He hailed that the the first session was "important", "open", and "useful indeed to start off on the right foot as the clock is ticking", Xinhua news reported. "It was clear from the opening that both of us want to achieve the best possible outcome and the strongest possible partnership". It means the divorce terms will be set first, before discussions on future trade relations.

Global Vegas Golden Knights may get franchise goalie, young roster
Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights may get franchise goalie, young roster

In a new promo video released on Twitter earlier this afternoon, rapper Desiigner was seen getting hype for fans of the new National Hockey League franchise the Las Vegas Golden Knights . The choices included defensemen Marc Methot and Alexei Emelin, 30-goal scorer Jonathan Marchessault and veteran forwards David Perron and James Neal.

Author: 0 Juror: 2 holdouts blocked conviction in Bill Cosby trial

He cited the "unprecedented, worldwide" coverage of the case and what he said were "many, many" attempts by journalists during the trial to photograph the jurors at the unidentified Montgomery County hotel where they were sequestered. While she acknowledges that public setbacks like this one can have a "chilling effect", on survivors coming forward, "The more we take this crime out of the shadows and the "it doesn't happen here" mentality, the more survivors see themselves in those headlines ...

Author: 0 Trump takes jab at Democrats after special election loss

The Democratic Party as a whole, along with their donors attempting to #Resist President Trump , lost another special election to a Republican whom they outspent on Tuesday night. Trump tweeted out. "All the Fake News, all the money spent = 0". Judging by Karen Handel's upset victory in the Georgia race, Democrats may need to change their strategy if they want 2018 to turn out differently.

Author: 0 U.S. coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

Almost all Americans who have gone to North Korea have left without incident. The death of an American college student after his imprisonment in North Korea is threatening to overshadow the talks at the State Department. The University of Virginia student was held prisoner in North Korea while travelling. There are now three other Americans imprisoned in North Korea: Kim Dong-Chul, Tony Kim and Kim Hak Song.

Global Mom's selfies with Texas State football team at daughter's orientation go viral
Author: 0 Mom's selfies with Texas State football team at daughter's orientation go viral

Avery posted her mom's text on Twitter, with the caption "My mom dropped me off today for College freshman orientation and she sends me this..." 'I made some friends. According to football player Schrade, Danielle told them that she was competing in a parent orientation "selfie contest" and asked them to help her out to win tuition money for her daughter.

Author: 0 Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories

In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Moulton wrote that the Georgia election signaled a wake-up call for Democrats. [F] or Democrats, having failed to unseat a Republican in four special House elections in a row despite an extremely energized base, it's now a time for soul-searching - and finger-pointing.

Global Despite tensions, USA inks deal to sell Qatar 36 F-15 jets
Author: 0 Despite tensions, USA inks deal to sell Qatar 36 F-15 jets

Qatar , a major ally of the USA and other Western countries, has been in the spotlight since four major Arab powers, including Saudi Arabia and Egypt , severed their ties with the country and accused it of supporting terrorism and working secretly with Iran , the arch-foe of the Saudis.

Author: 0 Karen Handel victory in Georgia feted by Republicans

At one point, Thompson's campaign publicly feuded with the state Democratic Party after the party would not approve $20,000 for the campaign. - Trump gloats, Ossoff vows to fight -Trump's party also claimed victory in another congressional race Tuesday, in neighboring SC.

Global Greek, Turkish leaders meet amid tension over servicemen
Author: 0 Greek, Turkish leaders meet amid tension over servicemen

He said it was positive that although both countries suffered severe difficulties recently - Greece's debt crisis and Turkey's coup attempt - neither tried to take advantage of the other's troubles. The Turkish jets were reportedly chased off by Greek planes before exiting the Athens FIR at 11.50 a.m. Yildirim responded to Tsipras by saying that even though he acknowledged that judicial and executive branches were different, "we believe the [alleged coup plotters] should be returned".

Author: 0 USA and China agree to cooperate to halt North Korea nuclear threat

Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years hard labor , but was sent home to OH on June 13 in a coma, dying days after his release, after spending 17 months in captivity. 13 June 2017 - He is released from North Korea and medically evacuated to the US. Spicer said the USA will continue pushing for change in North Korea .

Global What is the point of Sean Spicer's briefings?
Author: 0 What is the point of Sean Spicer's briefings?

Bloomberg reported that, according to sources familiar with the situation, if Spicer leaves, he will likely take a more senior role in the communications office that is "behind-the-scenes" and focused on broader communications strategy and messaging.

Global Australia's suspension of Syrian operations a 'blow' to the US
Author: 0 Australia's suspension of Syrian operations a 'blow' to the US

In April , Mr Trump ordered cruise missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which Washington said a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched. Despite the recent violence, US officials stressed they have no plans to escalate fighting against the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad .

Global Trump Administration Overturns Obama Order to Protect Immigrant Parents
Author: 0 Trump Administration Overturns Obama Order to Protect Immigrant Parents

Karen Menendez Coller the Executive Director of Centro Hispano of Dane County says all of the pushing from immigration rights groups may have led to what she calls a step in the right direction for the Trump administration. Whether or not DACA remains intact, the program affects roughly 800,000 illegal immigrants that are now in the United States . The program allowed undocumented immigrants to apply for two years of protected status as long as the entered the USA before turning ...

Author: 0 USA emphasizes shared concerns over North Korea after China meeti

An Ohio coroner will not perform an autopsy on the U.S. student who died after being held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and will perform an external examination of the body at the family's request. Warmbier had planned to study in China in his third year of college and heard about Chinese travel companies offering trips to North Korea . "We're still considering our options".

Author: 0 What was missing from the Queen's Speech? Donald Trump

The monarch reads the speech on behalf of the government. Conservative sources said talks with the DUP were "ongoing" after the Northern Irish party warned its support can not be "taken for granted". The Brexit-heavy speech included the announcement that Great Repeal Bill will be introduced. Queen Elizabeth wore a hat that drew comparisons to the European Union flag.

Global Did Trump Just Declare War on a Nuclear-Weapons State Over Twitter?
Author: 0 Did Trump Just Declare War on a Nuclear-Weapons State Over Twitter?

The U.S. and North Korea have no diplomatic relations. Japan says at least several dozen of its nationals are being held in the country. Asked how the Warmbier case would affect his efforts to engage North Korea , Mr Moon added: "I believe we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime".

Author: 0 North Korea launches multiple missiles: Seoul

North Korea has conducted two nuclear tests and numerous tests of various missiles since the beginning of a year ago, in defiance of United Nations sanctions. Seoul "will not take a single step back or make compromises over the issue of national security or the safety of its people", Mr Moon's spokesman quoted him as saying.

Global UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050
Author: 0 UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

The new projections also forecast that China, which currently has 1.4 billion inhabitants, will be replaced as the world's most populous country around 2024 by India, which now has 1.3 billion inhabitants. "During 2010-2015, fertility was below the replacement level in 83 countries comprising 46 per cent of the world's population", said the report. The population of Nigeria, the world's seventh largest country, is projected to surpass that of the United States and become the world's third ...

Author: 0 Trump Uses Georgia Victory To Taunt Democrats

Trump was quick to celebrate the Georgia win and accused Democrats of standing in the way of a legislative agenda bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election.

Author: 0 Iran's Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria- Guards

The Russians, who have been providing air cover for Assad's forces since 2015, appear to want to avoid further USA targeting of Syrian warplanes or ground troops that have come under US attack in eastern Syria recently. This is the first such missile strike from Iran since the Syria conflict began six years ago. " The firing of these missiles had previously been coordinated with Syria and the missiles entered the Syrian airspace through Iraq ", he said, as quoted by Tasnim News Agency .

Global 3 militants killed in Pulwama, J&K
Author: 0 3 militants killed in Pulwama, J&K

The operation started last evening when local intelligence sources tipped India's security personnel about presence of three young men who had joined the LeT. He was immediately rushed to the military base hospital where his condition is stated to be stable, said the police official. This is the second firefight in past twenty-four hours between the forces and militants.

Global Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win
Author: 0 Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win

The seat was vacated by former Rep. Tom Price, who is now the secretary of Health and Human Services. "I see that Democrats are coming out". While comedian Joy Behar said Democrats should be anxious that their strategy has not materialized a single victory since President Trump's election, Ms.

Global US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria
Author: 0 US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria

In another development, the U.S. military announced officially that coalition forces had killed the top cleric of so-called Islamic State (IS), Turki al-Binali, in an air strike in Syria last month. "I strongly hope that there will be a de-escalation of the situation because these kinds of incidents can be very risky in a conflict situation in which there are so many actors and in which the situation is so complex on the ground", said Guterres.

Author: 0 Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda

According to OpenSecrets.org, the two major outside spenders were the Congressional Leadership Fund, which spent over $6.5 million backing Handel, and the National Republican Congressional Committee, which spent $6.7 million. Seth Moulton , D-Mass., said on Twitter . "I don't think people are going towards the Democrats... and it's a problem". "Time to stop rehashing 2016 and talk about the future".

Author: 0 China security talks focus on North Korea

Otto Warmbier died shortly after his release from North Korea where he was imprisoned previous year. The coroner's office in Cincinnati, Ohio , said in a statement: "No conclusions about the cause and manner of Mr Warmbier's death have been drawn at this time as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview".

Global Are House Democrats turning on Nancy Pelosi?
Author: 0 Are House Democrats turning on Nancy Pelosi?

Republican Karen Handel won the special election to replace former Rep. Tom Price Tuesday. The most expensive House race in history concluded last night in suburban Atlanta with Republican Karen Handel holding off Democrat Jon Ossoff in a race both parties were desperate to win .

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