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Author: 0 N.Korea Lobs Missiles into East Sea

Navy strike group", a Joint Chiefs of Staff spokesman here said. It said leader Kim Jong Un observed the launches and that the missiles "accurately detected and hit" floating targets at sea after making "circular flights". "The more time North Korea has to develop these systems, the more time it has to develop things that can cause real problems for the U.S", he said.

Author: 0 Merkel assumes United Kingdom will stick to original Brexit plans

However, even this would have been a huge disappointment to Mrs May, who claimed the reason she called the election was to secure a more substantial mandate for Brexit , as it would still have represented a much weaker position than the one from which she called the election.

Author: 0 United Nations repeats criticism of Ireland's 'cruel and inhumane' abortion laws

Women from the Republic accounted for 68 per cent of non-residents attending clinics in England and Wales, while those from Northern Ireland accounted for another 15 per cent (833). "Or if a woman is concerned about her health following taking an abortion pill or travelling overseas for an abortion, we would encourage her to attend a free post-abortion medical check-up funded by the HSE".

Author: 0 '100 Percent' Would Testify Under Oath About Comey

Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said: "100%". Marc Kasowitz said on Thursday that the president never sought to impede the investigation into possible Russian interference in the United States election and that Mr Comey's leaks should be investigated.

Author: 0 Suspected North Korea Drone Photographed US Missile Defense Site

Experts have long suggested that North Korea intends to develop a thermonuclear bomb that can reach hold targets in the United States mainland at risk as a deterrent, for possible diplomatic concessions, and now to prove wrong a tweet from President Donald Trump .

Global Media Jeff Sessions wants his testimony open to public
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions wants his testimony open to public

Sessions, among the earliest high-profile backers of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, will appear days after explosive testimony by ousted FBI director James Comey suggested Trump sought to interfere with the sprawling Russian Federation investigation.

Global Media Fires Back ... Comey Lied and Leaked!
Author: 0 Fires Back ... Comey Lied and Leaked!

Though Trump has lambasted Comey as a "leaker", he also claimed "total and complete vindication " following the ex-FBI chief's testimony , focusing on Comey's confirmation that Trump was not personally being probed. Trump, when asked about the possibility of those tapes during a press conference on Friday afternoon, would not rule out his earlier claim that his conversations with Comey may have been recorded.

Author: 0 Theresa May 'promises to get Tories out of the mess she created'

She told backbench MPs she was sorry and promised to get "them out of this mess " in a meeting yesterday. While some MPs would have liked to hear these sentiments sooner, her words appear to have been quite effective. The announcement surprised the DUP, which said that talks were still continuing as Gavin Williamson, the chief whip, held discussions in Belfast. "Our position is clearly set out, it is clearly set out in a number of places and there has been no change to that", May's ...

Author: 0 Closing arguments set in police officer's manslaughter trial

As reported by the Star Tribune , 29-year-old Yanez is charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm in the July 6 shooting of Philando, 32, in Falcon Heights. After the shooting, the Facebook Live video showed Yanez keeping his gun aimed at Castile while he waited for backup. Judge William H. Leary III looks on during the questioning of Emanuel Kapelsoh, a use-of-force expert testifying for Officer Jeronimo Yanez .

Global Media Trump travel ban dealt another blow as appeals court rules
Author: 0 Trump travel ban dealt another blow as appeals court rules

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit kept in place a lower court injunction on the ban, arguing the president had overstepped his authority and his executive order discriminated against travelers based on their nationality. The ruling concluded that the executive order doesn't sufficiently justify suspending the entry of more than 180 million people "on the basis of nationality".

Global Media Sessions to face fresh questions in public hearing
Author: 0 Sessions to face fresh questions in public hearing

Richard Shelby, R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations subcommittees but that it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Lexington student advances in Scripps National Spelling Bee

However, it looks as though the people at Google may need a little help themselves spelling the word "ninety", as it was misspelled in the original map next to Washington, D.C. Tammy Brown, Gabrielle's mother, said she was proud of her daughter's performance. Kumar will participate in Thursday's finals, which begin at 10 a.m.

Author: 0 March against Islamic law, counter-protest draws a crowd in Lansing

Protesters said they were denouncing sharia law and promoting human rights, while anti-protesters showed up to say refugees are welcome and denounce what they call hate. A lawyer and spokesman for the Richardson Islamic centre in Dallas, Khalid Hamideh, said the notion that Muslims sought to impose Shariah law on America was "absolute nonsense".

Author: 0 Comey's Testimony And The Rest Of The Week In Politics

But that's apparently not going to stop Kasowitz from filing a complaint with the Justice Department Inspector General and the Senate judiciary committee according to CNN . Trump tweeted in his first comments since Comey's hearing. Comey was unabashed about accusing Trump and his administration of telling "lies", and said he began the practice of immediately making notes after talking with the president because "I was honestly concerned that he might lie" about the conversations.

Global Media MacKenzie Gore selected third overall by San Diego
Author: 0 MacKenzie Gore selected third overall by San Diego

Shortstop/outfielder Royce Lewis went No. 1 overall to the Minnesota Twins , supplanting Padres catcher Austin Hedges as the highest-ever draft pick out of JSerra Catholic High in San Juan Capistrano. I attended that event previous year and Gore was in the high 80s-low 90s with his fastball, had a slider he used as an out pitch and flashed a curveball and changeup.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways CEO: UN body should call Qatar measures illegal

To make up the shortfall, Turkish dairy goods have already been flown in, while Morocco and Iran have pledged to put send food. Qatar has denied the accusations and called the collective decision " unjustified ". The Qatalum plant produces more than 600,000 tonnes of primary aluminium per year. Qatar's riyal currency, pegged at 3.64 to the US dollar, was under pressure last week as banks reacted nervously to the diplomatic rift.

Author: 0 This is how Britain's election result impacts Indian foreign affairs

Last night, Brexit Secretary David Davis indicated that the election result may be interpreted as a decision by the British people to choose a Brexit that does not involve leaving the single market and customs union. May said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day the British parliament is due to reconvene. Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the early results showed May had lost her mandate and called for her to resign.

Global Media Rafael Nadal eyes 10th French Open title with injury misery in mind
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal eyes 10th French Open title with injury misery in mind

Winners are normally given a small trophy to keep. Nadal was shown a montage of his 10 victories before the trophy presentation and said the historic nature of the triumph added to his satisfaction. While Wawrinka needed the best part of five hours to defeat world number one Andy Murray , Nadal brushed aside Dominic Thiem , the conqueror of Novak Djokovic in straight sets.

Author: 0 Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

Such measures may involve delays and raise costs for Qatar; on Monday Fitch put Qatar's AA credit rating on Rating Watch Negative, saying a sustained crisis could hurt its credit outlook. "Qatar is a country which, like Turkey, has adopted the most resolute stance against Daesh (IS)", said Erdogan. Iran - the main regional rival of Saudi Arabia - sent four cargo planes of food to Qatar and plans to provide 100 tonnes of fruit and vegetables every day, Iranian officials said on Sunday, amid ...

Global Media Germany and California bolster climate cooperation as USA backs off G7 statement
Author: 0 Germany and California bolster climate cooperation as USA backs off G7 statement

Trump said this month he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement , drawing condemnation from other world leaders. "Trump sending Scott Pruitt to the environmental ministers meeting for only one day was a pathetic and failed attempt to save face following his historic mistake of withdrawing the US from the Paris agreement ", John Coequyt, Sierra Club global climate policy director, said.

Author: 0 Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump

The reporter then asked, "So he lied about that?" "I didn't say that", Trump said. "You and I are friends: 'Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job.' That's what he told Comey ". Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) tells ABC's "This Week" that he thinks Trump was trying to "cultivate some kind of relationship" with him. He said he would be happy to speak to special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating allegations that Russian Federation interfered with the election and ...

Global Media Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom election blow
Author: 0 Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom election blow

Debbonaire had resigned her shadow front bench role past year saying that Corbyn was not the right person to lead the party into the next election but she later returned. But there was little sympathy from some other Europeans. While the party backed Britain's exit from the European Union, it has pushed back in the past against a " hard Brexit ".

Global Media Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan
Author: 0 Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan

Davis said he would launch the "detailed stages" of talks next Monday, June 19, while Prime Minister Theresa May would conduct "face-to-face" negotiations with the European Council. For Chancellor Merkel the ineivitibale Brexit questions cropped up again following Theresa May's woeful electoral showing with the divorce talks due to get underway on June 19th.

Global Media US, Saudi-Sponsored Terrorism Plaguing Region: Iranian Commander
Author: 0 US, Saudi-Sponsored Terrorism Plaguing Region: Iranian Commander

The Ayatollah made the allegation during a meeting with high-ranking Iranian officials, according to his official website. Iran and the USA cut diplomatic ties shortly after Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution and enmity to Washington has always been a rallying point for hardline supporters of Ayatollah Khamenei in Iran.

Global Media 2 officers killed, 2 inmates on run in Georgia
Author: 0 2 officers killed, 2 inmates on run in Georgia

Authorities say two inmates shot and killed two prison guards during a bus transport in Georgia and are now being sought by law enforcement. They are believed to be traveling in a 2004 Honda Civic 4 door with GA license plate RBJ660 and grass green in color.

Author: 0 UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

Forty years of domestic policy has been to stay out of Irish sectarianism. There are, however, two fundamental reasons why the DUP should not be allowed to form a supporting role for a Tory government. A more conciliatory approach for the Conservatives will be all the more important given the reams of legislation (including the Great Repeal Bill) that will result from the process of leaving the EU.

Author: 0 Jury begins deliberating sex charges against Bill Cosby

Cosby , 79, could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted. Jurors stopped for the day after four hours of deliberations and will return to court Tuesday morning. At the time, she was the 30-year-old director of women's basketball operations at Temple University , where the actor sat on the board of trustees.

Author: 0 Theresa May to meet with backbench Tory MPs after election fallout

The pound fell sharply after Britain's election saw the Conservatives lose their majority in parliament , raising questions about the next government's ability to lead the talks to leave the European Union . Without a majority , she could be forced to seek consensus on the approach she takes. But Jeremy Corbyn said it was clear Labour had won the election and indicated he was ready to put forward a programme for government in an alternative Queen's Speech.

Global Media Lions aim to build world's best rugby pack
Author: 0 Lions aim to build world's best rugby pack

Robertson said that Saturday's match with the Lions will be a special moment in his players' professional careers, and that while the Lions have some of the best worldwide players in world rugby, the Crusaders also have their own collection of world beaters.

Author: 0 May to meet Northern Irish 'kingmakers' to avoid a second election

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said last Friday that Brussels would be ready "at half past nine" the next morning if Britain was ready. Corbyn said it is "quite possible" that there will be another election this year or early next year. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Phillip arrive at church in Sonning, Britain June 11, 2017.

Author: 0 Hindered May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit

When asked if she was in floods of tears on Friday, Davis told ITV's "Good Morning Britain" show: "Not when I saw her". On Twitter, Siegfried Muresan, spokesman for the European Parliament's largest grouping, the European People's Party, said, "EU did not want #Brexit , but has been prepared to negotiate it since previous year".

Author: 0 AG Sessions to testify Tuesday at Senate intelligence panel

Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer and fellow Democratic Sen. At least one Intelligence Committee senator, Jack Reed (D-RI), says he plans to grill Sessions on this point. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat on the committee, who pressed Comey last week on why Sessions' was involved in his firing if he had recused himself , argued that Sessions had no reason to seek a classified briefing.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavs to take National Basketball Association title

Kevin Durant signed with the Warriors hoping to win an elusive title and on Monday he not only reached his goal, but was also named the unanimous Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals . "I need to sit down and figure this thing out", James said, according to ESPN's Rachel Nichols . He dramatically drove and dunked on Cleveland's defense, knocked down big 3-pointers and blocked shots while handling the load of defending King James.

Author: 0 NSW to treat Origin game II as must-win

Walters named the team in alphabetical order on Monday and is set to finalise his starting 13 once players are in camp, but Papalii is expected to start - albeit in a different position - after an impressive showing in game one. "But on the other page there are some other guys like Jarrod Wallace and Coen Hess who could slot in nicely". The biggest name to go will be that of Thaiday .

Author: 0 White House condemns Russian Federation crackdown, calls for protesters' release

Navalny himself got arrested on his way to the protest rally in Moscow, and was later sentenced to 30 days in jail for disobeying police orders and organizing unsanctioned protesters. Authorities allowed the unsanctioned rally to proceed, although riot police cut the crowd in half and began pushing the lines while grabbing some people from the crowd.

Author: 0 Merkel says European Union ready to start Brexit negotiations

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said he wanted Brexit discussions to proceed without delay, while Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit, said "negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready". May had called Thursday's early election to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks but instead the move backfired and she lost the Conservatives' overall majority in Parliament.

Global Media Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts
Author: 0 Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

She described Comey's testimony as "candid" and "thorough" and said she would support a subpoena if needed. Instead, they are fixating on Comey's admission that he provided one or more unclassified memos about his conversations with Trump to a friend, with the intention that his friend share the contents of the memos with the media.

Author: 0 UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan -lawmaker

The government Cabinet met for the first time Monday after a reshuffle by Theresa May following last week's general election . However, her plan backfired and the Conservatives not only lost 12 parliamentary seats, but also lost their majority.

Global Media Zille's tweets costing DA support of black constituency
Author: 0 Zille's tweets costing DA support of black constituency

Tensions between the two came to a head in June when Maimane announced that Zille had been suspended from party activities pending a disciplinary hearing. She said that her public utterances had undermined Maimane. The colonialism comment had threatened to divide the party. Cape Town - The Democratic Alliance (DA) and Western Cape Premier Helen Zille have reached a settlement over her controversial remarks about colonialism.

Global Media Sessions faces questions in today's hearing
Author: 0 Sessions faces questions in today's hearing

Several lawmakers, especially Democrats asked the leaders of the committee to insist it be open to the public and the press. Patrick Leahy of Vermont says the attorney general has an obligation to answer questions in public. The White House on Monday suggested Sessions could invoke executive privilege during his testimony depending on "the scope of the questions". Reed said he expects Sessions to be asked if he was aware that Trump was factoring Comey's handling of the Russian Federation ...

Global Media Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday
Author: 0 Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday

Former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman said on Tuesday he was about to visit North Korea as a private citizen. The half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un was in possession of US$120,000 (RM511,806) when he was killed at a Kuala Lumpur airport in February, the Asahi reported , adding that he met with an American suspected of connections with a United States intelligence agency four days before his death.

Global Media Marker honors interracial couple who changed law
Author: 0 Marker honors interracial couple who changed law

Supreme Court victory. The Lovings' other lawyer, Phillip Hirschkop, declared anti-miscegenation laws "the most odious laws to come before the court", clearly created to institutionalize the grossest racism and acting to deprive mixed-race couples and their children of a whole host of basic rights of liberty and property.

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