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Global Brexit talks start with first United Kingdom concession
Author: 0 Brexit talks start with first United Kingdom concession

The two sides agreed to set up three working groups covering the details of withdrawal: the financial settlement; citizens' rights; and one dealing with other legal issues relating to "separation". "Let's stay together, let's not divide from each other", she said with reference to the remaining European Union 27 and the 19 euro zone countries. But EU leaders say that before trade talks can begin they want to work out three other issues.

Global The Washington Redskins Just Got Legal Help From A Rock Band
Author: 0 The Washington Redskins Just Got Legal Help From A Rock Band

UCLA School of Law's Supreme Court Clinic was behind a big free speech victory on June 19, when the U.S. Supreme Court held that a federal law prohibiting disparaging trademarks violates the First Amendment. "We grew up and the notion of having slanted eyes was always considered a negative thing", Tam said in January . And none of this Court's government-speech cases supports the idea that registered trademarks are government speech.

Global Russian military claims it may have killed IS leader al-Baghdadi
Author: 0 Russian military claims it may have killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

However, the US-led coalition battling Islamic State on Friday said it could not confirm a Russia's report. Russian Federation said that its Sukhoi warplanes carried out a 10-minute airstrike on the night of May 28 at a location near Raqqa where the leaders of the terrorist organisation were holding a meeting to plan a pullout by terrorists from ISIS' stronghold.

Global Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Author: 0 Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection

Wyoming, Montana and Idaho officials say they won't declare open season on grizzly bears once federal Endangered Species Act protections are lifted for the bruins in the Yellowstone National Park region. Under current law, eliminating threatened species protection for the big bear paves the way for Montana, Idaho and Wyoming to take over responsibility from federal managers outside Yellowstone .

Author: 0 Russian Federation chase win in 3-wayrace for Confed Cup last 4

AC Milan's new signing Andre Silva should lead Portugal's attack in the David verses Goliath clash in St Petersburg. The All Whites lost 2-1 to Mexico on Wednesday despite having led at half-time. "If we play like we did the other night, I have all the confidence in the world". Hosts Russia must likely beat Mexico to reach the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup while Portugal need only avoid defeat against New Zealand for their place in the last four in today's matches.

Author: 0 Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland

Speaking on the maintained position of Deputy Simon Harris as Minister for Health, Varadkar said that Harris would be tasked with "bringing forward legislation to allow for a referendum on the eighth amendment in 2018". Government sources close to Leo Varadkar , the incoming Taoiseach , have told the Irish Examiner that whoever ends up in Foreign Affairs will have a greatly enhanced Brexit-focused role.

Global Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

The petition, started by a group called the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation , comes the same week US college student Otto Warmbier died shortly after he was released in a coma following a year's captivity in North Korea. Despite evidence of concentration camps , mass executions , and a burgeoning nuclear missile program, Rodman has praised Kim Jong-Un in the past.

Author: 0 Michael Gove urged to connect quickly with farmers

British newspapers have been awash with speculation that Foreign Minister Boris Johnson will soon mount a leadership challenge after May gambled away a parliamentary majority in an election she did not need to call. The union chief seized on the former Justice Secretary's appointment at the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to highlight how farming is arguably the sector of the economy that will be most impacted by Brexit .

Global China denies entry to 50 Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar
Author: 0 China denies entry to 50 Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar

The pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar is also one of the toughest in the world and pilgrims have to first pass various tests to qualify for the journey. Almost 40,000 pilgrims and tourists, around 80% of them from India, take part in the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra every year, which takes place between May and July.

Global North Korea denies torturing American detainee
Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing American detainee

He'd been in a coma for more than a year. Though his family said they were told Warmbier had fallen into the coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill, US doctors believed that Warmbier had been beaten and suffered massive brain damage.

Global Saudi cabinet expresses satisfaction over Qatar-related decisions
Author: 0 Saudi cabinet expresses satisfaction over Qatar-related decisions

Qatar has launched two new shipping services to Omani ports after other Gulf states severed ties with Doha last week, raising concerns over food supplies to import-dependent Qatar. The bovines, brought in Australia and the United States, will be flown in through Qatar Airways. Qatar has denied those charges. Erdogan called on Saudi Arabia's king as the leader of the region to resolve the impasse.

Author: 0 How the Senate health care bill could disrupt the insurance market

Some lawmakers are already raising concern that the bill could aggravate the problem of healthy people going without insurance, driving up costs for everyone else. On Saturday, Trump posted on Twitter, venting about Heller and other Republicans who are not supporting the Senate bill. When Cassidy was asked why there was such a rush to have a vote before the July Fourth recess, Cassidy said he would like more days to consider the bill.

Author: 0 Breaking with tradition, Trump White House forgoes Ramadan dinner

However, the EID 2017 Celebration resemblance Islamic and Non Islamic People around to Praise the Allah and start ready for the EID Celebration 2017. According to a report in the Khaleej Times , the moonsighting committee has announced that Sunday, June 25, will mark the beginning of Eid al-Fitr and the first day of the month of Shawwal .

Global Trump Breaks With White House Ramadan Tradition
Author: 0 Trump Breaks With White House Ramadan Tradition

Sunday June 25 corresponding to 29th Ramadan . The name translates as "the festival of breaking the fast " as during the month of Ramadan , Muslims perform one of the five pillars of Islam: the fast. During Ramadan , the Islamic Charity Association (SBM), which funds Brazil Mosque, promoted many donations to those vulnerable to the cold and hunger.

Author: 0 UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

Hundreds of residents were already evacuated from five tower blocks deemed to be "at risk" buildings in the Chalcots estate in Camden , London . The Local Government Association said some councils have introduced 24-hour warden patrols to mitigate the risk before cladding is removed.

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of ICU

Scalise arrived at the hospital "with an imminent risk of death", Sava said . One was treated and released from the hospital, while the other was in good condition, officials had said after the shooting. Four others were injured during the assault, but the gunman , James Hodgkinson , was the only person killed when he was shot by authorities. Originally listed as critical , his condition has improved over the past week and a half.

Global Shocking video captures female owner, daughter assaulted at restaurant
Author: 0 Shocking video captures female owner, daughter assaulted at restaurant

The victims told police that two customers attacked them after complaints about a food order. Chief James Godfrey of the Baxley Police Department said he hadn't seen anything like this in his 41 years on the force. Her daughter quickly jumps out of a nearby vehicle, and the male customer punches her right in the face. When two other customers arrived, the couple drove off in a silver-colored Cadillac Escalade.

Author: 0 Trump Just Admitted to Aiding and Abetting Russia

Hours after a Washington Post article detailing the Obama administration's response to Russian cyberattacks was published, President Donald Trump reacted to the issue on Twitter. As one senior Obama official told The Post , "I feel like we sort of choked ", which Trump would quote in his tweet . "They didn't want to hurt Hillary?", Trump tweeted.

Global Canadian sniper sets world record with 2.2-mile pickoff of ISIS fighter
Author: 0 Canadian sniper sets world record with 2.2-mile pickoff of ISIS fighter

Opposition parties have repeatedly accused the Liberals of misleading the public about the nature of Canada's mission in Iraq by claiming that Canadian troops are not in combat. That is more than a kilometre farther than the previous record, held by a British sniper who shot a Taliban fighter in Afghanistan in 2009. Not everyone was so sour on the extraordinary achievement of the Joint Task Force 2 sniper and his observer.

Global Gunman launched into Trump tirade before congressional shooting
Author: 0 Gunman launched into Trump tirade before congressional shooting

He had targets in his sights and a list of names in his pocket. Hodgkinson, who was killed by police during the rampage, contacted both of his state's Democratic senators frequently, spokesmen said Friday. Mo Brooks, South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks, anonymous sources told the Daily Caller . James Hodgkinson's attack appears to be politically motivated.

Global Eight dead, five missing after Colombia mine blast
Author: 0 Eight dead, five missing after Colombia mine blast

The country has seen an increase in illegal mining in recent years. "The interdisciplinary team continues with the investigation to clarify the different terrorist actions and individualize and identify both the material and intellectual perpetrators of these acts", Nieto said.

Global Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast' after 28 hours
Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast' after 28 hours

While on fast at the Dussehra maidan, the CM appealed to farmers to come and discuss their problems with him at the maidan. The Home Ministry has also dispatched around 200 personnel of the anti-riots Rapid Action Force to Madhya Pradesh in the wake of continued sporadic incidents of violence and farmers protests in some parts of the state.

Author: 0 How The 76ers Trade Is Going To Affect The NBA Draft

The future first round pick will be the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 pick if it's within the No. 2 to No. 5 range of the 2018 draft. The usually ho-hum NBA Draft suddenly got incredibly interesting overnight, with the confirmation of the long-suspected trade between Philly and the Boston Celtics , that will now see the Sixers pick first overall in the draft, rather than the Boston boys.

Global London mosque terror attack suspect named
Author: 0 London mosque terror attack suspect named

He is being held on suspicion of preparing or instigating terrorism, including murder and attempted murder . The France24 correspondent in London , Bénédicte Paviot, said witnesses at the scene heard the driver shouting "All Muslims, all Muslims, I want to kill all Muslims".

Global Soros calls for May to keep Britain in single market
Author: 0 Soros calls for May to keep Britain in single market

Regarding the future relationship with the EU, Davis said Britain has not changed its position, reiterating that Britain will leave the single market and the customs union, which is "the only way" to allow Britain to develop free trade agreements with non-EU countries.

Author: 0 Navy recovers bodies of 7 sailors killed in crash

The Navy said that the families were being notified and provided the support they need during "this hard time". USA aircraft and vessels, as well as those from the Maritime Self-Defense Force and Japan Coast Guard, had been looking for the missing personnel since the two ships crashed in the pre-dawn hours Saturday.

Author: 0 Democratic Rep.: We Can't 'Push Aside a Great Leader Like Nancy Pelosi'

Democratic Party divisions are on stark display after a disappointing special election loss in a hard-fought Georgia congressional race. The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority.

Author: 0 Tejashwi Yadav's 'Dil Ki Baat' Entails Attack On Boss Nitish Kumar

Kumar on Friday said the united Opposition was making its beginning with a losing strategy and had questioned their selection of former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar for the next President of India. She urged all political parties to support Meira Kumar. He said that he was not upset with Mr Kumar about marching out of the 17-member opposition front formed to combat the election for President and that the perception of their alliance being imperiled are off the mark.

Author: 0 Queen's speech dominated by European Union exit

Theresa May has vowed to overcome the divisions in British society exposed in this month's General Election and to build consensus on Brexit, as she ditched or watered down numerous flagship policies from the Conservative manifesto. She described the support on the ground after the Grenfell Tower blaze as "not good enough, " and said that it failed to help people when they needed it the most.

Global Gerrymandering gave GOP 1 extra legislative seat
Author: 0 Gerrymandering gave GOP 1 extra legislative seat

An analysis by The Associated Press has found that partisan gerrymandering influenced the outcomes of numerous congressional and state legislative races across the country last fall, giving an advantage to Republicans. Republican lawmakers have steadfastly defended the state districts lines as legal and fair, and noted that many GOP candidates have won in districts that Democratic in presidential elections.

Global James Mattis: US 'Not Winning in Afghanistan'
Author: 0 James Mattis: US 'Not Winning in Afghanistan'

Mattis also scolded Congress for not making timely decisions on the budget. Mr Mattis has already told the House of Representatives armed services committee that he intends to take a "a regional approach" to Afghanistan and developing the new strategy would involve various U.S.

Global Indian village named after U.S. president
Author: 0 Indian village named after U.S. president

I mean, we're only six months into the administration. "I look forward to meeting Prime Minister Rutte and reviewing our bilateral relations". The four lawmakers also claimed that India has imposed several new significant barriers that have harmed U.S.

Global Security to be tightened across country: ISPR
Author: 0 Security to be tightened across country: ISPR

It was concluded that while counter terrorism efforts by Pakistan continue, it is time now for the other stakeholders, particularly Afghanistan to "do more". Since then, numerous operations have been held across the country under Operation Raddul Fasaad. Pakistan today launched a countrywide intelligence-led military operation against militants after three terror attacks killed at least 42 people and injured more than 100.

Author: 0 British musicians gather for Grenfell Tower charity single

The modernized version of Simon & Garfunkel's signature hit also incorporates electronic programming and London rap trio WSTRN's guest verse before crescendoing with a gospel-styled choir. Cowell told The Mirror . And that's when you decide that maybe we could do something to help. He added: "That could have been my mum's house / Or that could have been my nephew", concluding, "I just hope that you're resting and free up there".

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn urges Theresa May to lead 'national response' over tower blocks

The Labour leader arrived at the 900-acre musical extravaganza in Pilton, Somerset and met festival staff as well as organiser Michael Eavis, 81. "We are on it". He also referred to environmental matters, saying: "We can not go on destroying this planet through global warming, through pollution, through destruction of habitat".

Author: 0 Muslims Worldwide Start Eid al-Fitr on Sunday

The Shia Muslim state of Iran, Oman and several other countries have reportedly not sighted the moon, meaning first day of Eid al-Fitr will fall tomorrow (Monday June 26). "This holiday marks the culmination of Ramadan , a month in which many experience meaning and inspiration in acts of fasting, prayer, and charity".

Author: 0 Someone Just Hit a Giant Powerball Jackpot

Alberre's father, who co-owns the store, suffers from pulmonary fibrosis. Before the drawing Saturday night the jackpot was estimated at $435 million. A Powerball ticket with the six winning numbers was sold Saturday night in Sun City, CA. It grew so large because no one had matched all the numbers since April 1.

Author: 0 Iran's IRGC Warns Strikes Targeting IS Could Be Repeated

Still, the Pentagon said it had not seen hostile action from Moscow. The U.S. military meanwhile confirmed Tuesday that top IS cleric Turki al-Binali was killed in a coalition airstrike on May 31, in Mayadeen, Syria . It described targeting a command center and an area used to build suicide auto bombs in the provincial capital, also named Deir el-Zour. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility.

Global Donald Trump's son seems to confirm James Comey's account of Flynn investigation
Author: 0 Donald Trump's son seems to confirm James Comey's account of Flynn investigation

Trump also said that Comey's testimony "vindicated" the president and that everything in it was "basically ridiculous". But Donald Trump Jr. - the president's eldest son - seemed to confirm Comey's version of events in a Saturday interview on Fox News as he tried to emphasize the fact that his father did not directly order Comey to stop investigating Flynn.

Global Memorial For Muslim Teen Murdered in Hate Crime Set Ablaze
Author: 0 Memorial For Muslim Teen Murdered in Hate Crime Set Ablaze

Hundreds of people turned out to the afternoon funeral prayer service for slain Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen , who was brutally attacked and killed with a baseball bat early Sunday. "We are upset. Our children are not safe", she said. " An angel was taken ". Nabra's death means that all of us now have a diminished sense of safety; we all grieve with Nabra's parents, who lost their lovely and beloved daughter during Ramadan, on Father's Day.

Global North Korea denies mistreatment of U.S. captive Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea denies mistreatment of U.S. captive Otto Warmbier

South Korea has said the North bore responsibility for Warmbier's fate and US President Donald Trump has slammed his detention and eventual death as "a total disgrace". Warmbier was laid to rest Thursday after a memorial service at his high school in Ohio. The North Koreans had told U.S. officials that Warmbier slipped in a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill.

Author: 0 Trump says Obama did not investigate the Russian Federation election interference properly

Did nothing about it. The remarks were recorded on Friday, but Trump has been blasting Obama frequently this week over the issue , including in a series of tweets over several days. A declassified intelligence community report released January 6 asserted: "We further assess Putin and the Russian Government developed a clear preference for President-elect Trump".

Global Seven Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada
Author: 0 Seven Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

Over one dozen Naxals and three jawans were killed in anti-Naxal "Operation Prahaar" in Chhattisgarh, said Special Director General of Police DM Awasthi on Sunday. The security forces retaliated, triggering an exchange of fire, he said. Chhattisgarh Police and 201 and 206 COBRA Battalions of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a major operation code named ' Operation Prahar' in Sukma district against Naxals.

Global China, US to hold first diplomatic, security dialogue on June 21
Author: 0 China, US to hold first diplomatic, security dialogue on June 21

Diplomatic observers believe the elevation of the level of security dialogue underlines not only the urgency of establishing a crisis-management mechanism between China and the United States, but also lays bare subtle changes in Washington's perception of a rising China .

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of intensive care unit

Hodgkinson bought the guns in April, after Trump was elected, Slater said. One was treated and released from the hospital, while the other was in good condition , officials had said after the shooting. A review of Hodgkinson's laptop, cellphone and camera, which yielded photographs of the U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument, Dirksen Senate Office Building and the National Museum of African American History and Culture, appeared to reflect the timeline of a typical tourist - not a man ...

Global Rep. Steve Scalise Now in 'Fair' Condition
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise Now in 'Fair' Condition

That social media and letters to the editor showed Hodgkinson to be an ardent liberal who hated congressional Republicans gave the attacks an very bad partisan overtone and inevitably led Rep. "So he's doing - he's doing a lot better", said Ryan. The 51-year-old from Louisiana underwent another surgery on Saturday, the hospital treating him said.

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