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Author: 0 David Davis "encouraged" by first Brexit meeting

They were briefed by Michel Barnier, who launched the Brexit negotiations for them on Monday, and discussed the move of two European Union agencies from London after Britain quits. The Hungarian-born billionaire was best known for his speculative attacks against sterling in 1992, which forced Britain to drop out of the precursor of the euro, the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, alongside costly interventions in foreign exchange markets by the BoE.

Author: 0 MI health director, 4 others charged with manslaughter over Flint water

Wells, the chief medical executive of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, allegedly lied about when she learned of the outbreak, saying she learned later than she allegedly did. Lead levels in Flint's drinking water have now fallen below levels considered risky by federal regulators, state officials said last January. As a result, "the corrosive river water created ideal growth conditions for deadly Legionella bacteria", Scientific American reported.

Global Passport fees cut for those under 8 yrs, over 60 : Sushma Swaraj
Author: 0 Passport fees cut for those under 8 yrs, over 60 : Sushma Swaraj

Immigration, Police, India Post, India Security Press and Embassies/ Consulates overseas. Passports should at least be bilingual. "We have received complaints that passports are issued only in English". She also highlighted the steps taken by her ministry in easing rules for getting the worldwide travel document, especially for orphans, single mothers and divorced women.

Global 15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China
Author: 0 15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

But psychologically, it's hard. The village is known locally for tourism and featured a hotel, and Chinese reports said it was unclear if tourists were among the people buried by the landslide. Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered "all-out efforts" to save those buried. In 1933 6,800 people died in landslides triggered by an natural disaster and a further 2,500 were killed when a dam caused by one of the landslides failed.

Global Plane crashes into empty Florida daycare building; 1 killed
Author: 0 Plane crashes into empty Florida daycare building; 1 killed

The single-engine plane struck the vacant building in Fort Myer about 8am yesterday, United States police said. A plane carrying two people crashed into a building Saturday morning near an early education center in Fort Myers. It's unknown at this point how serious his injuries are. Lee Country Undersheriff Carmine Marceno confirmed no one was inside the building when it was struck, U.S.

Author: 0 Trump claims solar panels on border wall plan

Right?" said the president, whose initial pledge to make Mexico pay for the wall has met with stiff resistance from America's southern neighbour. Pretty good imagination, right? Trump has long maintained that Mexico will pay for his wall, even though Mexico has flatly refused.

Global Why the scorching heat in US Southwest is canceling flights
Author: 0 Why the scorching heat in US Southwest is canceling flights

American Airlines said 43 flights were canceled at Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport because of the heat. Dozens of flights were cancelled Tuesday in Phoenix as extreme heat swept over the region, prompting officials to deem it too hot for some planes to fly.

Author: 0 Iranian Resistance Reveals Iran Regime's Missile Program

Iran's Revolutionary Guard has said that all six ballistic missiles it launched at Islamic State militants in Syria this week hit their targets. The five IS militants who carried out the attack died. The US military said it had shot down an armed, Iranian-made drone that had been bearing down on its forces near a garrison in Syria's south-east on Tuesday, in the latest sign of increasingly frequent confrontation with Damascus and its allies.

Global Putin: Russians do not see America as enemy
Author: 0 Putin: Russians do not see America as enemy

If Comey, who was sacked by Trump, continues to be persecuted, "we will be ready to provide him political asylum", Putin said on national television. With the recent allegations about Russia's military intelligence targeting US voting software suppliers, more and more details are becoming available about what looks like a comprehensive, multifaceted operation targeting USA elections in 2016.

Global I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach
Author: 0 I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach

Earlier this month, Varadkar won leadership of the country's center-right Fine Gael party. With a lengthy summer break still to come Mr Varadkar's reshuffle will surely have a long and arduous winter ahead to turn around a number of key issues including the health, housing and homeless crisis along with maintaining Ireland's slow but progressing economic recovery.

Author: 0 Senate health care bill is unconsicionable

Dean Heller says he opposes the GOP bill scuttling much of the Obama health care law, complicating the effort by party leaders to guide the measure through the Senate. Many Democrats have referred to the AHCA as "Trumpcare". The Republican plan also targets people 50 to 64 by forcing them to pay up to five times more than what others pay for health coverage, regardless of how healthy they are.

Author: 0 Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan

A further 50 locals were seriously injured in the explosion. It cited witnesses as saying some of the people in the area had been smoking, which could have ignited the fire. Those injured are being treated in hospital. The Victoria Hospital does not has a Burn Unit, media reported. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has condemned the incident and demanded the authorities concerned to provide the relevant report.

Global UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit
Author: 0 UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

Hungary's populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban, annoyed because he felt Macron had slighted Central European nations in an interview, noted that the meeting Thursday in Brussels was Macron's first EU summit. "The United Kingdom has chose to leave the European Union, it is not the other way around", Mr Barnier said. "It has absolutely nothing to do with any negotiations inside the House of Commons", he insisted.

Author: 0 Obama Official Lays Into Critics Over Russia Response

In an interview with Fox News , which is set to air Sunday, Trump said: "I just heard today for the first time that Obama knew about Russian Federation a long time before the election, and he did nothing about it". President Trump in the past has denied Russian Federation interfered in last year's contest, and as recently as Thursday he insisted Moscow's involvement was "all a big Dem HOAX ".

Author: 0 United States student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' - father

The 22-year-old was released from North Korea Tuesday and admitted to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where a rep says he has experienced a " severe neurological injury", reports CNN . Fred Warmbier said Trump called him Wednesday night to learn more about his son and give his best wishes. " Warmbier's parents hadn't heard from or seen him since he was sentenced and found out just last week that their son had been in a coma for nearly a year".

Global PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine
Author: 0 PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine

Manchester United manager José Mourinho has denied tax fraud in Spain , saying the government had ratified his tax affairs. A statement made by his spokesperson said: " Jose Mourinho has not received any notification with regards to the news published today".

Global North Korea: A week of rising tensions between USA and isolated regime
Author: 0 North Korea: A week of rising tensions between USA and isolated regime

Moon watched the test during a visit to the Agency for Defense Development's facility in Taean County, along South Korea's western coast in Chungcheongnam-do province. Earlier this week, Seoul's new sports minister, Do Jong-hwan, suggested forming a joint Korean team in women's hockey and holding skiing events at North Korea's Masikryong resort during PyeongChang 2018.

Global Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump
Author: 0 Indian PM Modi visits Portugal on trip to meet with Trump

The platform has been initiated by Startup India and supported by the Commerce & Industry Ministry and Startup Portugal to create a mutually supportive entrepreneurial partnership. A tiny village in India is being unofficially named after Donald Trump - and it's all for a good cause. "The most notable deliverable likely to emerge from the visit is the announcement of the United States decision to sell India 22 unmanned Guardian drones, a request which had been at the top of Modi's wish ...

Global Senate GOP Bill Reveals Plans To Defund Planned Parenthood For A Year
Author: 0 Senate GOP Bill Reveals Plans To Defund Planned Parenthood For A Year

Numerous A-list celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Jon Hamm and Lena Dunham are defending Planned Parenthood in a new video asking Americans to contact senators and urge them to protect the women's healthcare organization. David Daleiden , the founder of CMP, and Sandra Merritt faced charges for recording Planned Parenthood - America's largest abortion provider - executives without their consent.

Author: 0 Officer stabbed at Flint airport recovering, doctors say

The attack Wednesday at Bishop International Airport, about 50 miles northwest of Detroit, was being investigated as an act of terrorism, but authorities said they have no indication that the suspect was involved in a "wider plot", Gelios said.

Author: 0 Parliament cyber-attack: blackmail danger after foreign state hacks MPs

Authorities are working with the National Cyber Security Centre to determine the method of the attack. A House of Commons spokeswoman said that officials had taken "the necessary steps to protect our systems". Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire and Government Chief Whip, said the attack shows that more resources should be pumped into cyber protection.

Author: 0 U.S. troops wounded in apparent insider attack at Afghan base

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, with spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid reporting more than 100 police were killed and wounded. First, a suicide bomber drove a vehicle packed with explosives and detonated his payload at the main gate, opening a breach for the assault team to enter the compound.

Global China vows to back 'Afghan-led' peace process
Author: 0 China vows to back 'Afghan-led' peace process

State-run Pakistani TV showed the Chinese foreign minister and his nine-member delegation being received Saturday by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's younger brother, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif. Muhammad Zaland's presentation conveyed the view that a stable and strong Afghanistan did not suit Pakistan's strategic interests, and that the recent emergence of ISIS in Afghanistan was in no way linked to ISIS operating in Iraq or Syria.

Global Sean Spicer refuses to deny if his White House role is changing
Author: 0 Sean Spicer refuses to deny if his White House role is changing

The comment, which was made public Tuesday morning, was met with laughter on Twitter . But as the event showed, it's nearly not worth the trouble. "I don't think that should come as any surprise but we're always looking for ways to do a better job of articulating the president's message and his agenda".

Global Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating United States student
Author: 0 Otto Warmbier: North Korea denies mistreating United States student

The news comes at North Korea claims its officials did not torture the 22-year-old American student - and said the hermit nation was the " biggest victim " in Warmbier's release and tragic death days later. What does the North say to accusations it caused Mr Warmbier's death? A North Korean spokesman quoted by AFP news agency accused the United States of mounting a " smear campaign ".

Global Prince Harry Declares No One Wants To Be King Or Queen
Author: 0 Prince Harry Declares No One Wants To Be King Or Queen

According to an interview with a United States magazine, Prince Harry said that no on in the British Royal Family wants to be King or Queen. He said the royals were doing it "for the greater good of the people ". "I don't think so", he said, "but we will carry out our duties at the right time". During the interview, Harry also reflected on his mother's death and with grappling with the fallout as an adolescent.

Global Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election
Author: 0 Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election

The main argument against Pelosi from her Democratic detractors is that more than 30 years in Washington and hundreds of millions of dollars in attack ads against her have taken their toll when it comes to public opinion. Pelosi said the Democratic base is energised, adding, "We must now put forth our message". But Pelosi maintained that familiar GOP strategy only proves she is an asset.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy downgraded to tropical depression

As of 7 a.m. Cindy was centered about 40 miles northwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana and moving north near 12 mph. Residents from the Gulf Coast to the interior South continued to bare the brunt of damaging impacts from Cindy on Thursday, including risky surf, flash flooding, tornadoes and strong winds.

Author: 0 Trump calls Russian Federation election hack a 'big Dem hoax'

The Russian scheme, which US intelligence agencies concluded was wide-spread and intense, was meant to distort information in order to hurt Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and, therefore, help her challenger, now-President Donald Trump .

Global Brexit 'divorce bill' from European Union to be settled ahead of trade talks
Author: 0 Brexit 'divorce bill' from European Union to be settled ahead of trade talks

Britain enters the negotiations with U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May facing huge political challenges at home following an election which saw her Conservative party lose its majority in Parliament. The Brexit secretary David Davis had previously rejected this and predicted that it would be the "row of the summer" once negotiations began. They also agreed to set up working groups of "senior experts" to work on the three key issues.

Global Magic Johnson sees Ball as one piece in Lakers plan
Author: 0 Magic Johnson sees Ball as one piece in Lakers plan

At the draft, Lonzo's father, LaVar, told ESPN that his son is going to lead the Lakers to the playoffs in his rookie year. "I'm just thankful for everybody that helped me get here", he said . Indiana Pacers superstar Paul George, a Southern California native, has indicated he would like to join the Lakers when he hits free agency in 2018.

Author: 0 Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the Fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes. They also say the draft legislation does not do enough to lower health care premiums. "It's not that they're opposed". Early in this process, Democrats made it clear that they weren't interested in working with Republicans unless certain unrealistic demands were met.

Global North Korean Underground Nuclear Test Sites Show Activity
Author: 0 North Korean Underground Nuclear Test Sites Show Activity

He was held for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi co-chaired the dialogue with U.S. Thornton said the talks would also cover the South China Sea, where Beijing's island-building and construction of possible military facilities have rattled neighbors and caused tension with Washington; U.S.

Global Capability, experience must supersede all consideration for President: Meira
Author: 0 Capability, experience must supersede all consideration for President: Meira

Prime Minister Modi also spoke to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. So every party of Bihar should not think about anybody but support Meira Kumar. There was obviously some reservation over Kumar's name when the 18 political parties that met to consider a joint candidate for president decided not to finalise a name but wait till the BJP had come out with its own candidate.

Author: 0 Australia suspends air operations over Syria

The U.S. military has repeatedly warned forces fighting on Assad's side to stay away from a "deconfliction zone", agreed with Russian Federation, near a garrison used by U.S. Meanwhile, Australia's military military said on Tuesday it was temporarily halting air missions over Syria, following the shooting down of a Syrian jet by US forces on Sunday.

Author: 0 Iran warns ISIS of more missile strikes, says op coordinated with Damascus

The IRGC claimed that the strike was in retaliation for the terrorist attack which killed 17 civilians in Tehran earlier this month, but many have speculated that the Regime planned the terror attack themselves in order to gain sympathy from the global community as the victims were mainly people protesting the Iranian Regime.

Author: 0 Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

KAZAN , Russia (AP) - Host nation Russia fought valiantly but could not avoid early elimination at the Confederations Cup after a 2-1 loss to Mexico on Saturday, a result that secured the Mexicans a place in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up tournament.

Author: 0 Schwarzenegger Talks Climate Change With French President

Both Mr Macron and Mr Schwarzeneggar are known for their outspoken criticism of Mr Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate change agreement. Opposition figures stated however that there is not sufficient evidence to indicate the Paris was changing its Syria strategy, but the statements have "upset and angered the Syrians, especially when they find friendly countries reneging on their political and moral commitments".

Global Donald Trumps state visit to UK in doubt
Author: 0 Donald Trumps state visit to UK in doubt

The discussion comes at a time when the government is weak following Prime Minister Theresa May's disastrous decision to hold a snap election in which she lost her majority. Protesters in London on Wednesday call for justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower blaze. The Queen Speech takes center stage this Wednesday calling for a "smooth and orderly" departure from the EU.

Global Top US Navy commander in Japan over destroyer crash
Author: 0 Top US Navy commander in Japan over destroyer crash

The U.S. 7th Fleet commander promised multiple investigations into Saturday's fatal collision between the destroyer Fitzgerald and a Philippine-flagged containership. Navy prior to its January 1994 launch . "They are safe. The ship itself was slightly damaged from the incident", the DFA added. But if the container vessel was approaching from the USA ship's right side, the destroyer had the obligation to give it the right of way , a Japanese coastguard spokesman said.

Author: 0 Russians Targeted Election Systems in 21 States

All 17 intelligence agencies have agreed Russian Federation was behind the hack of Democratic email systems and tried to influence the 2016 election to benefit Trump. The congressional investigations into Russia's role during the election are now probing whether this private information was given to President Donald Trump's campaign.

Global Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal 'confident' of advancing to Confed Cup final
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo: Portugal 'confident' of advancing to Confed Cup final

They dominated the possession and piled pressure on Russia such that they made Russian defender Y. Zirkhov earn the first red card of the tournament, after fouling a Mexican player. Overall though, it was a fair victory. It's only New Zealand , but eight goals in 11 worldwide appearances suggest there is plenty to come. New Zealand received at least a ray of hope with the news on Friday that Portugal Manager Fernando Santos may hold Ronaldo out of the game, resting the world's ...

Global South Korea conducts missile test with warning to North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea conducts missile test with warning to North Korea

The officials told Fox News that the latest engine test on Thursday was conducted in the city of Yun Song, where previous rocket tests have taken place. "We've said many times that China is making unremitting efforts to resolve the Korean peninsula nuclear issue, and plays an active and constructive role", he said.

Author: 0 Mourners gather for U.S. student jailed by N Korea

They heard stories about his life, rap music he listened to and his habit of shopping for sweaters at thrift stores. The thousands of funeral goers formed two lines as Mr Warmbier's coffin was carried into Wyoming High School for the 45-minute service, and then along the three-mile route to the cemetery.

Global Trump Admits He Doesn't Have Alleged Comey Tapes
Author: 0 Trump Admits He Doesn't Have Alleged Comey Tapes

Trump, Smith noted, " admitted he did not record and does not have tapes ", but again left "the door open as to whether anybody else may have tapes of those conversations". " Lordy, I hope there are tapes ", said Comey. Asked by ABC News' Jonathan Karl why Trump played "the game" of raising the matter and waiting over a month to reveal that he did not have tapes, Huckabee Sanders said, "I don't know that it was a game".

Author: 0 New Zealand vs. Portugal live stream

Petersburg. Hudson was a blend of disappointment but admiration for his squad after man of the match Cristiano Ronaldo led the European champions to a convincing victory in St Petersburg on Saturday (Sunday NZ time). The result was all but secured by Bernardo's goal although New Zealand , managed by the impressive 36-year-old Englishman Anthony Hudson, were bright and ambitious to the extent that Santos admitted they deserved a goal.

Author: 0 Mitch McConnell Seeks Votes to Help Push Health Care Bill Through Senate

In a tweet , the former secretary of state wrote, "Forget death panels". "Forget death panels. If Republicans pass this bill , they're the death party", she tweeted . The Senate bill will begin to rollback Medicaid expansion in 2021 and allow states to opt for waivers for essential health benefits . The bill would cut and redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people, and erase taxes on higher earners and the medical industry that helped pay for the roughly 20 ...

Global Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy
Author: 0 Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

Graham said he feels "comfortable" that the Senate bill will not deny insurance coverage to people with pre-existing medical conditions, a point of contention in the House measure. and to healthcare providers, such as rural hospitals, which would be faced with a great deal of uncompensated care". And if it could pass, the Senate bill would have to be reconciled with the House bill .

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