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Global Media AIIB's second annual meeting begins in S.Korea
Author: 0 AIIB's second annual meeting begins in S.Korea

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank may finance infrastructure projects for North Korea, if its board of directors agree to it, the head of the China-led multinational lender said on June 18. Xiao said that Chinese leaders have attached great importance to the building and management of the AIIB, while members of the bank have also held high expectations for its future development.

Global Media Former UK PM Major
Author: 0 Former UK PM Major "wary" about planned deal with N.Irish party

Talks have been under way between DUP leader Arlene Foster and the Prime Minister over a possible alliance, as the Northern Ireland party's 10 MPs could help to prop up a Tory Government. "It's not certain, it's under stress, it's fragile ", Major added. "Although I don't expect it to suddenly collapse because there's a broad consensus that wishes it to continue, I think we have to take care with it".

Author: 0 Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation on Twitter

But the president said the FBI's Russian Federation investigation was a key factor and that he had been planning to fire Comey before hearing from Rosenstein. A close Trump associate said this week the president was considering firing Mueller , although the White House later denied it. President Trump has vigorously objected to the propriety of such an investigation.

Author: 0 Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation

He said , this is a witch hunt - a phrase he's used before - he said, led by some very bad and conflicted people. The morning missive appeared to refer to Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general. He also recently announced that Mueller was going nowhere after reports that President Trump wanted to fire the newest pain in his butt. WASHINGTON (AP) - The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign is now examining whether ...

Author: 0 European Union and United Kingdom citizens should not fret over Brexit future, Davis says

Arlene Foster, leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, will also have an important voice as the government will have to rely on her party's 10 MPs to effectively govern. Supporters of "hard" and "soft" Brexit tried to take advantage of the political chaos in Britain on Monday to promote their visions amid fears that their rivalry could revive old divisions in the Conservative Party .

Author: 0 Sinn Féin protests to Theresa May over Tory-DUP link

The opening was set to take place on Monday, but was delayed amid negotiations. Ms O'Neill said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements".

Author: 0 US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Vice President Mike Pence earlier on Thursday said he visited the hospital where Scalise was being treated. Scalise and three other people were wounded Wednesday when a gunman open fired on a Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia .

Author: 0 London police: 58 people assumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire

Three appeals on the JustGiving site have helped to raise the 3 million pounds, and London's Evening Standard newspaper has launched a separate appeal that has raised at least 1.5 million pounds ($1.9 million) by Saturday morning. He said: "Clearly it's quite unprecedented for 16 very ordinary people, who this time last week were walking their dogs or talking to each other in the streets around here and north Kensington , actually to be in 10 Downing Street talking face-to-face with the ...

Author: 0 Trade deals not on agenda for looming Brexit talks

The EU will open the historic divorce talks with the United Kingdom by discussing the size of the bill London will have to settle, the rights of EU and UK citizens and the bloc's new external border in Northern Ireland. Mr Barnier is due to report back to leaders of the 27 other EU states on Thursday to review progress ahead of a two-day summit of the European Council attended by Theresa May which starts later that day.

Global Media New York City mayor seeks $250 mln to help create 100000 jobs
Author: 0 New York City mayor seeks $250 mln to help create 100000 jobs

In other words, New York City schoolchildren are-once again-being held hostage to state politics. That includes making $39 million in infrastructure upgrades to the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal as part of a larger effort to move more goods into the city using waterways instead of highways.

Author: 0 More than 20 dead from forest fires in central Portugal

Jorge Gomes , secretary of state for the interior, said that 16 of the casualties had been killed when their cars were engulfed by flames as they drove along a local road. Three others died from smoke inhalation. The flames spread "with great violence", moving out on four fronts, he said. Authorities said the number of victims may rise as firefighters inspect the villages affected.

Author: 0 Iran urges Persian Gulf Arab states to show restraint

He did, however, caution that Qatar's would not abandon its independent foreign policy just because the other nations in the GCC don't like some of their decisions. While talking to the channel, the reporter stated that Nawaz Sharif will also visit Qatar to meet its top leadership after Saudi Arabia visit. Qatar's port authority published video Monday showing a ship arriving at Doha's Hamad Port from Oman's port of Sohar.

Author: 0 Russian Federation arrests opposition leader Navalny ahead of protests, wife says

Protests against corruption that were organized by opposition activist Alexei Navalny and his supporters took place in many Russian cities on June 12. Tens of thousands of people still took to the streets, and more than 1,500 were arrested . Navalny brought thousands onto the streets across Russian Federation in March, the largest such protests since a wave of anti-Kremlin demonstrations in 2012.

Global Media Search Continues for 7 Missing American Sailors
Author: 0 Search Continues for 7 Missing American Sailors

An earlier 7th Fleet statement on Sunday said the sailors had been found and were being transferred to Naval Hospital Yokosuka, but did not state whether they were dead. Bryce Benson, were evacuated from the damaged vessel and are being treated at the U.S. naval hospital at Yokosuka, the home of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet.

Global Media London fire: Death toll rises to 58
Author: 0 London fire: Death toll rises to 58

At least 30 people have died in the Grenfell Tower fire, police have revealed. Her government is also due to launch hard Brexit talks with the European Union on Monday. Separately, hundreds of protesters stormed the local town hall chanting: "We want justice". British officials have ordered a review of other buildings that have had similar renovations.

Global Media London police: 58 still missing, presumed dead from Grenfell Tower fire
Author: 0 London police: 58 still missing, presumed dead from Grenfell Tower fire

Police in London now say at least 58 people died in the Grenfell Tower disaster, and with dozens still missing the final casualty figures could reach three figures. This relies on dental records, fingerprints and DNA when possible and also features like tattoos or scars. Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip have observed a minute of silence to honour the victims of the London high-rise fire.

Author: 0 White House Wants More Flexible Russia-Sanctions Deal From Congress

Then it will be brought before US President Donald Trump , who will have to either sign or vetoit. Certain Russian industries, like its mining and metals industries, would also be targeted. However, they could not predict if it would come up for a final vote before lawmakers leave Washington at the end of July for their summer recess.

Author: 0 India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

He said that it was impossible to reach a solution till all countries made concerted efforts to fight radicalisation, terrorist recruitment, training and financing. The Prime Minister thanked the Chinese leadership for its cooperation in helping India get entry into the SCO. The two leaders also discussed Bollywood film "Dangal" amidst a detailed discussion on cultural cooperation.

Author: 0 President Trump Is Being Investigated for Obstruction of Justice

President Donald Trump complained on social media about the wide-ranging investigation of Russian interference in the US election as Robert Mueller appeared to widen his probe to include whether Trump tried to obstruct justice. election after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself in March. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe in early March, making Rosentein the person to appoint Mueller.

Author: 0 Britain shifts focus to growth as it girds for Brexit talks

But May's failure to win a majority in last week's election has weakened her position badly and reopened the debate around the Brexit strategy just days before the country opens its divorce talks with Brussels on Monday. Britain must quickly end the "uncertainty" over Brexit talks caused by a chaotic election result, the European Parliament's Brexit pointman, Guy Verhofstadt, said Tuesday.

Author: 0 People 'Are Missing,' Presumed Dead After London Tower Blaze

Asked how residents in other high rise blocks would be able to sleep at night, Mrs May said: "The government is doing everything in its power to ensure that people are safe". On Friday she was met with shouts of "coward" and "shame on you" when she emerged from a Kensington church where, under a heavy police presence she had met with victims and community leaders.

Author: 0 Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

Sue Hodgkinson said pleadingly. Investigators have not determined the objective of the list and they are still trying to determine its meaning. As will all homicidal lunatics, James Hodgkinson gained posthumous fame after he opened fire on a baseball field full of Republicans Wednesday morning.

Author: 0 Trump slams obstruction of justice story on Twitter

President Trump fired off tweets Friday morning attacking the special counsel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and apparently, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Adding to the confusion is the fact that the special investigation is now being led by another former FBI director. Trump also denied again in the morning tweets any kind of collusion with the Russian government.

Author: 0 Hammond: Pragmatic approach needed for Brexit talks

UK Prime Minister Theresa May had hoped to enter negotiations with a strong bargaining hand, but the recent snap general elections have left her without a majority in Parliament and mired in talks between her Conservative Party and the minor Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland in a bid to achieve a ruling pact.

Author: 0 3 militants, 2 civilians killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

While there was confirmation of two terrorists being killed , the latest update from Kashmir states in total three bodies have been recovered. The militants also killed two policemen on Thursday in Kulgam and Srinagar . The victims were travelling in a police jeep on the Anantnag-Achabal road when the incident occurred. Tens of thousands of people on Saturday participated in the funeral prayers of slain Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Junaid Mattoo in Khudwani village of Qaimoh tehsil of ...

Global Media CNN files lawsuit seeking access to Trump-Comey conversations
Author: 0 CNN files lawsuit seeking access to Trump-Comey conversations

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Comey had presented no evidence to prove that Moscow meddled in the USA election, adding that Washington had tried to influence Russian elections "year after year", he said. "That was an excuse by the Democrats who lost an election that some people think they shouldn't have lost, because it's nearly impossible for the Democrats to lose the Electoral College, as you know".

Global Media Piers Morgan apologises for misjudging Ariana Grande
Author: 0 Piers Morgan apologises for misjudging Ariana Grande

The British Red Cross has raised an "incredible" 2.35 million euros during Ariana Grande's star- studded One Love Manchester benefit concert at Old Trafford stadium on Sunday. Much to the disappointment of many, Noel didn't turn up, but Liam sang the classic Live Forever alongside Chris Martin of Coldplay . Ariana Grande flew straight back to the U.S.

Author: 0 London fire: 'Outrageous' lack of help for Grenfell tower victims

Since the police are still searching for bodies, the death toll is expected to rise and authorities from the fire services say that it is unlikely they will find any more survivors. The Queen and Duke of Cambridge went to temporary relief centres on Friday where they met volunteers and residents who had lost everything. He said a police investigation by specialist detectives would "establish the facts to provide, as best we possible, answers for those so deeply and tragically affected by the ...

Global Media Trump says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians
Author: 0 Trump says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Mr Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. Trump said a few days later that the Russian Federation investigation was on his mind. Trump had previously boasted that he was not personally under investigation , and Comey said the president had repeatedly pressured him to publicly clear him.

Author: 0 France Offers UK Assistance in Grenfell Tower Fire Investigation

Jonathan Lum, an advertising executive who lives on the 57th floor of a glittering Manhattan tower designed by Frank Gehry, said if a fire breaks out there, he will heed the wisdom of the fire department and stay in his apartment, but partly because he lives in a building constructed in the past decade.

Author: 0 US congressman Scalise still in critical condition: hospital

Jack Sava with MedStar Washington Hospital said. "He was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death ", Dr. Jack Sava said Friday , adding that doctors have been encouraged by his progress . The list included Republicans Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina, Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, and one or two other names, officials told the network.

Author: 0 Former UK PM Major 'wary' about planned deal with N.Irish party

The Sinn Fein president said his party would "oppose any deal" which they believed undermined the power-sharing arrangement at Stormont. "We really need to do everything we conceivably can to make sure that doesn't happen, and that does require an impartial United Kingdom government", he said.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby case: Judge declares mistrial after jury deadlock

Cosby". But justice will come.‎" Meanwhile, Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt said, ‎"Johnnie Cochrane is looking down smiling. Linda Fairstein, former head of the sex crimes unit with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, agreed that retrials are usually better for the defence.

Global Media US Senate passes new Iran-Russia sanctions
Author: 0 US Senate passes new Iran-Russia sanctions

Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, one of the Senate bill's cosponsors, told reporters on Wednesday that the White House was already lobbying against the measure, Business Insider reported . "We see destabilizing act after destabilizing act [by Iran], from missile launches to arms transfers to terrorist training to illicit financial activities to targeting Navy ships and detaining American citizens", said the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Republican Bob Corker of Tennessee.

Author: 0 Pence hires outside legal counsel

That's according to a statement from Pence spokesman Jarrod Agen . The piece, which Donald Trump Jr. retweeted, was written by William G. Otis, an adjunct law professor and Georgetown University and a former special counsel for then-President George H.W.

Author: 0 Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

Across France, however, turnout was low and three pollsters projected it would remain below 50 per cent. France goes to the polls today with President Emmanuel Macron seeking the parliamentary majority he requires to bring about his political revolution.

Author: 0 May in talks with Northern Irish parties over DUP deal

Veteran Tory europhile Ken Clarke added: "You can not carry out this negotiation on the basis that every aspect will have to be agreed with the DUP and then you're going to get the whole of the Conservative Party to agree with it". "The peace process is fragile", former prime minister John Major told the BBC today. "We are full members of the United Kingdom. They take their role very seriously and that's fine but they also have to acknowledge that there is the consent principle which ...

Author: 0 Trump again lashes out at Russian Federation probe, says he is being investigated

Former FBI director James Comey assured him three times that he was not. Just one day ago the Post reported President Donald Trump is under criminal investigation for obstruction of justice . If the president refuses he might face a subpoena, as the investigation into Russian interference or obstruction of justice extended to a Trump Cabinet member.

Author: 0 Theresa May's statement after meeting with London fire victims

Cundy added it was hard to say how many people were missing, but he said police did not expect to find any survivors in the search of the tower. Officials on Friday increased the death toll from 17 to 30, with numerous missing still unaccounted for.

Author: 0 White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel

Ruddy sparked a media firestorm on Monday when he told the " PBS NewsHour " that Trump is considering firing Mueller . " Time to rethink", he tweeted Monday, citing Mueller's hiring decisions and Comey's admission that he'd instructed a friend to share with reporters notes he'd taken of his private conversations with Trump in order to force the appointment of a special counsel .

Author: 0 Brexit talks left hanging as May tries to form alliance

The Conservatives , who have 317 MPs, are looking to strike a deal with the DUP , who have 10. Speculation has mounted that an agreement will be hard to reach due to the deal now being negotiated between the DUP and Conservative Party to support the Tory government.

Author: 0 Trump tweet not meant to confirm he is under investigation

According to "sources" in an ABC News report on Friday, the deputy attorney general "has privately acknowledged to colleagues that he may have to recuse himself from the matter , which he took charge of only after Attorney General Jeff Sessions' own recusal".

Author: 0 London fire: Protesters swarm Downing Street, demand May's resignation

And they called for a public inquest, arguing that a planned inquiry was not good enough. The council and police have said they are unable to provide the figure amid claims information is being held back. It has also been confirmed the fire service's mobile platform can reach the top of the blocks, while each of the buildings has three exits, including the main entrance and two emergency exits, while communal areas have fire-retardant paint.

Author: 0 UK PM May will face leadership challenge if she softens Brexit

The message here is that nothing can be taken for granted in politics. The DUP , for all its hard-line reputation on this side of the Irish Sea, has none of the no deal language in its manifesto. In one of the key targets for the Greens - Sheffield Central - former party leader Natalie Bennett was beaten into third place by the Conservatives.

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