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Author: 0 May's key ministers hold 'secret talks' with Labour to force soft Brexit

Foster tweeted afterward that "discussions are going well with the government and we hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion". Foster will nearly certainly ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as part of the deal, as well as guarantees on support for pension plans and for winter fuel allowances for older people.

Global Media I'm here as long as you want me, May says
Author: 0 I'm here as long as you want me, May says

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has tweeted that discussions with British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party are "going well" and that she hopes for a conclusion soon. Speaking in an interview with various European publications, Michel Barnier warned that time is "passing quicker than anyone believes - because the subjects we need to deal with are extraordinarily complex from a technical, judicial and financial point of view".

Global Media Gunman opens fire on members of Congress at park, later dies
Author: 0 Gunman opens fire on members of Congress at park, later dies

Trump said Scalise "was badly wounded and is now in stable condition". He said he grabbed Scalise's phone to call his wife. Capitol Police were also at the scene. "The incident lasted for approximately 10 minutes". "At that point, people were dropping. I'm sad that he was shot but he actually saved everybody's life by being there"'.

Author: 0 Trump Addresses Nation: 'We Are Strongest When We Are Unified'

UPDATE: Scalise is out of surgery, listed as stable. She says she knows U.S. House leader Steve Scalise very well and plays basketball with him in the Congressional basketball game. "This morning, at a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game, Whip Scalise was shot in the hip". The gunman reportedly fired approximately 50 shots that left at least five people injured.

Author: 0 UK leader holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

The committee appears to have given her a pass , for now, but there are still plenty of discontented figures within the party and, as the late British PM Harold Wilson once quipped, "a week is a long time in politics". In March, before calling the election, May triggered the two-year timetable for Britain to leave the EU. Prime Minister Theresa May has made a joke at her own expense as Britain's House of Commons got underway - a reflection of her new humility following a disastrous snap ...

Author: 0 Iran blames Saudi for promoting 'terrorism' in its borders

Erdogan dubbed the Saudi-led actions as tantamount to a "death penalty" imposed on Qatar, which he said was the target of a defamation campaign. Turkey had planned to increase military numbers in Qatar before the spat but MPs fast-tracked the measures last week.

Global Media As Comey testimony looms, Trump to push infrastructure plan
Author: 0 As Comey testimony looms, Trump to push infrastructure plan

This week Mr Comey is due to appear before the senate intelligence committee , which is looking into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election, and is expected to be asked about reported memos in which he described Mr Trump's requesting he curtail the investigation.

Author: 0 Screams fill plane cabin as passengers go through 90 minutes of trauma

A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to return to an Australian airport after a mentally-ill passenger threatened to detonate a bomb and attempted to enter the cockpit, police said on Thursday. Ashton said the process took about 90 minutes and armed police then boarded the plane and arrested the suspect. "There appears to be no imminent threat to passengers, staff or public and the investigation is ongoing", police said.

Global Media Qatar rejects terrorists blacklist issues by UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt
Author: 0 Qatar rejects terrorists blacklist issues by UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt

Only an hour before, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had issued a very different message, calling on the Arab nations to immediately ease their blockade on Qatar. It wasn't immediately clear how Trump's sharp condemnation might affect U.S.co-operation with Qatar, which hosts some 10,000 US troops and a major USA air base that serves as a staging ground for operations in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Author: 0 Sessions: No collusion, no stonewalling, no recall

Democratic process. Last week , Comey told the Senate committee that Trump had fired him to undermine the FBI's investigation of the Russian Federation matter. On Tuesday Sessions responded " I don't recall " to many questions that were thrown at him, at one point telling Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said did not "pass the smell test".

Global Media Supreme Court narrowly rejects Northern Ireland free abortions appeal
Author: 0 Supreme Court narrowly rejects Northern Ireland free abortions appeal

The mother and daughter had contended that the United Kingdom health secretary has the power to make provisions for Northern Ireland residents to access free NHS abortions in England . The Supreme Court in London. Angela Jackman, the solicitor who represented the mother and daughter, said the case highlighted the importance of the ECHR since the judges were so split on the issue of whether there had been a breach of human rights or not.

Global Media EU chief says 3 states will be sanctioned over refugees
Author: 0 EU chief says 3 states will be sanctioned over refugees

The Commission said in a statement that despite "repeated calls for action, these three countries remain in breach of their legal obligations and have shown disregard for their commitments to Greece , Italy and other member states". Despite these efforts, Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec told that any decision to punish the country over the quotas would lead to a loss of trust in the EU.

Global Media Improve security instead of blaming Islamabad: Kabul urged
Author: 0 Improve security instead of blaming Islamabad: Kabul urged

Mr. Ghani said the attack near the German embassy had not been aimed at a specific target but the whole of the diplomatic area in that part of the city. "We want to talk with the Taliban, but it is not an open-ended opportunity", Ghani said. He said that up to 11,000 foreign militants had allegedly arrived in Afghanistan in the last two years to fight for Daesh.

Global Media Suspect in Congressional shooting identified, has died from injuries
Author: 0 Suspect in Congressional shooting identified, has died from injuries

Hodgkinson was 66 years old, according to multiple sources online. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of IL credited U.S. Capitol Police officers on the scene, saying had they not been there, it "would have been a massacre". Asked whether he thought it was a random shooting, Brooks told CNN: "It sure as heck wasn´t an accident". He told CNN that he tried to help Scalise, saying, "We used my belt to help put a tourniquet around his leg".

Global Media What we know about the shooting at a congressional baseball practice
Author: 0 What we know about the shooting at a congressional baseball practice

Rep. Ross was not at the GOP baseball practice because he had a scheduled physical in the DC area. At least five people were wounded, including Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana. "The security detail saved a lot of lives because they attacked the shooter". In a Tweet he said the congressman will recover. The shooter, James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, apparently volunteered on Sander's 2016 presidential campaign.

Global Media Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to visit Saudi Arabia amid Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Pak PM Nawaz Sharif to visit Saudi Arabia amid Gulf crisis

They recalled their diplomats earlier in the week, accusing Qatar of destabilizing the region through its relationship with Iran and its support of the Muslim Brotherhood. Saudi Arabia has also revoked Al Jazeera's operating license. Noting that Turkey and Qatar had enjoyed a degree of strategic cooperation - and had constantly upgraded their bilateral relations - since 2014, Al Shafi said: "Food and dairy products are being brought into Qatar on a daily basis, thanks largely to an ...

Author: 0 DUP hopeful of deal with Conservatives sooner rather than later, says Foster

May vowed to stay on despite the poor results, and on Sunday unveiled a largely unchanged new cabinet, which met for the first time on Monday. The Prime Minister has been criticised for the campaign she ran during the snap election, which ended with the Tories losing their majority in the Commons and having to strike a deal with the DUP .

Author: 0 At least 6 dead, more than 70 injured in London tower inferno

Ambulance officials say 74 people were being treated in hospitals across London for a range of injuries and smoke inhalation. "It's the most terrifying thing I've ever seen". Many rushed into the building wearing breathing tanks, searching floor by floor for survivors even amid concerns that the structure could collapse. The £8.7 million (9.9 million euro, $11 million) refurbishment of the block was completed previous year and included new windows and heating system.

Global Media Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open door' in North Korea
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open door' in North Korea

After the game, the VICE crew and the players were rushed across Pyongyang unexpectedly for a dinner with Kim and other members of North Korea's government. And Yun was dispatched to North Korea and visited Warmbier with two doctors on Monday, and demanded his release. Authorities said he was caught on camera trying to steal a propaganda banner from a hotel.

Global Media London fire tears through residential tower, leaving 12 dead
Author: 0 London fire tears through residential tower, leaving 12 dead

We should be rightly proud of them'. High-rise buildings are created to resist fire , stop the spread of smoke and provide a safe means of escape. "This is particularly important for the more vulnerable members of our communities, such as the over-60s, under-fives and people with mobility issues".

Global Media Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook
Author: 0 Virginia shooter posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

The suspect, James Thomas Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois, died in a Washington hospital after a shootout with police. "Hodgkinson has a varied arrest record in St. It is being speculated that Wednesday's attack on a GOP congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia was connected to left-wing rhetoric against U.S.

Global Media Reported hate crimes in Canada rose five per cent in 2015: StatsCan
Author: 0 Reported hate crimes in Canada rose five per cent in 2015: StatsCan

Since the deadly attack on the Quebec City mosque in January, dozens of hate incidents targeting Muslim communities have been reported across Canada, including vandalism of homes and mosques, and anti-Muslim rallies held in major cities. In contrast, in Ontario, which historically records close to half the total number of hate crimes in Canada (46%), the number of police-reported hate crimes declined by 5% from 2014.

Author: 0 Deadly London high-rise fire: Woman threw baby from window in escape attempt

Two women who live nearby watched the blaze break out described the horror of seeing people leap from the tower to save themselves. Residents were told to stay in their apartments in the event of fire, the Independent reported. "I'm 100 meters away and I'm absolutely covered in ash", eyewitness George Clarke told the BBC. Despite that incident, no attention was paid to fire precaution and safety, they said.

Author: 0 Suspect Dies After Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

He added: "You've got to assume he knew what he was doing here". At the same time, Brooks said, he heard Scalise scream from second base that he had been shot. Members described Scalise dragging himself roughly 15 yards away from second base, where he had been playing, and lying there until the shooter was neutralized, at which point some of them ran to assist him and apply pressure to the wound until he could be evacuated.

Author: 0 Wed. 9:40 am: Louisiana congressman shot this morning in DC area

Congressional aide Zachary Barth, who was among those shot during a GOP baseball practice in Virginia Wednesday morning, took to Facebook to say he was "okay" and recovering from the injury. Roger Williams' congressional district stretches from Austin to Fort Worth and includes Burnet County. The suspect was shooting at members and staff on the field.

Global Media Ryan on House floor after congressman shooting: 'We are one family.'
Author: 0 Ryan on House floor after congressman shooting: 'We are one family.'

Less than one month into Trump's presidency, Pelosi said that said while she has not seen a completed case for his impeachment, a "very scientific, methodical way" was being created to help the Democrats achieve this aim. "It is that humanity that will win the day, and it always will. God bless". He ended his address: "Resolve to come together, to lift each other up and to show the country, to show the world that we are one house, the people's house, united in our humanity".

Global Media Eight killed in floods in India's Mizoram state
Author: 0 Eight killed in floods in India's Mizoram state

Officials estimated that 10 people died after a three-storey building collapsed after a landslide in the Lunglei district of Mizoram, and two others were killed by electrocution in Guwahati . The Khawthlang Tuipui river inundated 350 houses within the sub-division, including 121 houses in Tlabung town. The whole of south Mizoram - Serchhip, Lunglei, Lawngtlai and Siaha districts and eastern Champhai district bordering Myanmar remained cut off from the rest of the country for the third day ...

Author: 0 UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

In calling a general election three years early, May had hoped to boost her slim majority ahead of Brexit talks starting later this month. That is because she is also trying to schedule the formal debate of her new government programme for next week and had on Monday yet to agree a final deal with the small Northern Irish Protestant party on whose support she will rely in parliament.The top civil servant in Davis's Brexit ministry, Oliver Robbins, and Britain's EU envoy met chief EU Brexit ...

Global Media Airport: Emergency workers focused on saving woman
Author: 0 Airport: Emergency workers focused on saving woman

Paul International Airport have drawn criticism from passengers on board an American Airlines flight for their handling of an unconscious passenger. Meanwhile, other passengers refuted the claim that she was exposed or that the EMT crew did anything wrong. "From our standpoint everything was handled according to the textbook", he said.

Author: 0 Top GOP lawmaker wounded; gunfire at baseball practice

Scalise was shot in the hip and flown to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he underwent surgery. My thoughts and prayers go out to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and the others injured during this heinous act. "He was a sitting duck". Scalise, the House majority whip, is the No. 3 ranking Republican in Congress, which merits the security detail. Democratic Rep.

Author: 0 Sessions grilled by senators in angry exchanges

He also alleged to have never conversed with Comey about his job performance prior to his firing. "I am not stonewalling , I am following the historic policies of the Department of Justice ", Sessions said . The Attorney-General, for his part, emphatically denied he had conspired with the Kremlin in its campaign to tip the election toward Mr. Trump by leaking embarrassing Democratic party e-mails.

Global Media Hindu Sena celebrates Trump's 71st birthday
Author: 0 Hindu Sena celebrates Trump's 71st birthday

The group of right-wingers held a similar ceremony past year during Trump's presidential election campaign, where they prayed for the success of their favored candidate. The photo exhibition - purportedly aimed at celebrating the US president's whole life - will include images of Trump dating as far back as his childhood.

Global Media Fresh Questions Set For Attorney General Sessions
Author: 0 Fresh Questions Set For Attorney General Sessions

That remark came after revelations that Sessions had met with Russia's ambassador to the USA last year, despite testifying under oath during a confirmation hearing that he "did not have communications with the Russians". Mr Sessions did not verbally respond to his request, Mr Comey said. But they hope the hearing offers a chance to at least get Sessions on the record as either answering or dodging answers about pivotal events related to Comey and the FBI's investigation.

Author: 0 Dead, 18 Critical After Fire Engulfs London Tower Block

Another witness, Saimar Lleshi, saw people tying together sheets in an attempt to escape. "I saw people jumping out of their windows, the building was literally on fire, the ambulances, the police". Ayyub Asif told CNN his family lived on the 18th floor and as soon as he saw the flames from his own house, miles away, he ran toward the blaze. She said the first fire trucks were on the scene within six minutes.

Author: 0 No reason to fire special counsel: US Justice Dept

Comey endorsed Mueller's appointment when he appeared last week before the Senate Intelligence Committee, further angering Trump and his staff. It's believable enough. After Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9, Rosenstein appointed Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the FBI investigations into Russia's attempts to interfere with the 2016 election, and any signs of collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

Author: 0 Feared Dead, 50 Injured As Blaze Engulfs Grenfell Tower

Flames shot from windows all the way up the 24-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington as more than 200 firefighters battled the blaze. "Many others are receiving medical care", London Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said. "In my 29 years of being a firefighter, I have never ever seen anything of this scale", she said. Another witness said a family friend was "stuck on the eighth floor with her 5-year-old daughter" until 5 a.m., nearly four hours after the fire broke out.

Global Media Rep. Scalise shot in Virginia
Author: 0 Rep. Scalise shot in Virginia

President Donald Trump says that top House Republican, Rep . Steve Scalise, of Louisiana, was "badly injured" in the shooting but says he will "fully recover". Rep . Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. Rep . Mo Brooks , an Alabama Republican, said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood".

Author: 0 Several dead in west London residential tower inferno

Many were seen jumping from upper floor windows in horror scenes "reminiscent of 9/11". The London Fire Brigade said: "Crews continue to work hard at tower block fire in North Kensington". The major fire comes just 10 days after a terrorist attack occured in the city. "We saw the people screaming", she said. Once the fire has been put out and Britain has begun to count the terrible human cost of the tragedy, questions will undoubtedly arise about how such a fire started, and how it was ...

Global Media UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on
Author: 0 UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

He also said the government was still open to not accepting a bad deal. It was a surprise move - Gove was sacked as justice minister by May past year after his bid to become party leader forced now-foreign minister Boris Johnson from the race, amid accusations of treachery and political backstabbing.

Author: 0 House Majority Whip shot at during congressional baseball practice

Brooks said there were a number of congressmen and congressional staffers lying on the ground , and at least one of them was wounded. "Cindy's and my thoughts and prayers are with Whip Scalise , the staff, the Capitol Police officers, and the family and friends of those hurt", Ross said in a statement.

Author: 0 30 taken to hospitals after massive London high-rise blaze

It is not known what caused the blaze. It is not now known how many people have been killed, but police have confirmed a "significant" number of fatalities, with several hundred people believed to have been in the flats at the time. Many were awake at the time the fire broke out having their early morning meal before beginning the daily fast for the holy month of Ramzan. Arriving at a local church, some brought with them water and clothes, others came clutching fresh fruit and clean towels.

Author: 0 GOP baseball practice shooter James T. Hodgkinson has died

Two Capitol police officers and a lobbyist were also shot. Steve Scalise , a member of the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives, is known for his love of baseball and the late-night meals he often serves his colleagues in his office near the Capitol's ornate Statuary Hall.

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