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Global Media Britain's Hammond to push for United Kingdom to stay in EU customs union
Author: 0 Britain's Hammond to push for United Kingdom to stay in EU customs union

Brexit negotiations will begin next week despite the Conservative Party's stinging election performance last week, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed on Tuesday. "We added about 30 new seats and as a result it was standing room only in there". May now has to form some kind of coalition government with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist party .

Author: 0 Britain to hold special two-year parliament session to tackle Brexit

In a hint at a softer approach, Mr Davis said on Monday "we will start down this process" by focusing on the divorce proceedings from the European Union before moving on to trade. "If you go into a negotiation without the ability to walk away then you will have a poor outcome in that negotiation", he said on BBC radio, adding that he expected Britain would be able to agree a deal with the EU.

Global Media Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup
Author: 0 Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup

The statement comes after the United Nations extended sanctions against North Korea over its repeated missile tests. In his speech at the first plenary session of the event, which is also known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, the Trump Administration official included Taiwan in its regional strategic partnership with countries in the Asian region for the first time since the summit was launched in 2002.

Author: 0 Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing in tweet

Heck was referring to the growing number of legal teams forming as a result of the special counsel investigation into whether Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 US presidential election. Rosenstein wrote a memo last month noting concerns about Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation that the White House initially used to justify the removal of the FBI director .

Global Media 58 feared dead from fire in London tower block
Author: 0 58 feared dead from fire in London tower block

British health authorities say they are still treating 19 patients, 10 of whom remain in critical condition after the London high-rise fire. As a former fire engineer and safety inspector, I believe that governments of all parties since the Nineties should take responsibility for the tragedy at Grenfell Tower .

Global Media Rep. Steve Scalise is a Roommate of Southern Illinois Congressman
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise is a Roommate of Southern Illinois Congressman

Infection remains a considerable risk in the days and weeks during Scalise's extended hospital stay, Sava said. The shooter was identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill. He underwent immediate surgery, and an additional procedure to stop bleeding. Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than ...

Author: 0 Deputy AG warns 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations'

The probe by special counsel Robert Mueller , a former FBI chief, "marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin", The Washington Post had reported .

Author: 0 Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort

It will take sacrifice for the common good, which Trump and many Americans dislike. The truth is that climate inaction is what will be costly-in lives and natural treasures harmed and lost. Trump's decision to move out of the Paris Agreement was a mistake, said Humphrey School professor Robert Kudrle. We're glad to see our governor , Andrew Cuomo, lead NY to join with California and Washington in starting a coalition of states committed to upholding their part of the Paris pact.

Author: 0 Uncertainty over Islamic State leader's fate after airstrike

In a statement posted on Facebook by the Ministry, Russian forces in Syria carried out an airstrike following intelligence information that an Islamic State leader's meeting is being scheduled. Reports suggest he was radicalised during the four years he was held at Camp Bucca, a United States prison in southern Iraq where many al-Qaeda commanders were detained.

Author: 0 Tory-DUP deal announcement put on hold due to London blaze

May's Conservatives in power. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with a Northern Ireland-based party to see if they can together push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of a majority in Parliament.

Author: 0 Russian Federation probe expands to include Kushner's business dealings

An official of Trump's transition confirmed the laywer's internal order sent Thursday. The move was confirmed by a transition official who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss post-election decisions. The Justice Department's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, including the Trump campaign's 2016 data analytics operation; his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn; and ...

Global Media Duterte takes a rest as Philippine city burns
Author: 0 Duterte takes a rest as Philippine city burns

Addressing soldiers in the city of Butuan, north-east of Marawi, Mr Duterte said if the conflict escalated or spread, he would take unilateral action. Abella said: "I'm not privy to those matters but I'm sure he's checked with his own experts". However, the President said in remarks to soldiers he visited late Saturday, he would not hesitate to issue a new martial law proclamation if the situation deteriorates and troops are needed to quell the extremists led by the Maute Group and Abu ...

Global Media WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions
Author: 0 WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions

It was introduced amid an intense focus in the USA capital on relations with Russian Federation and an investigation into whether Mr Trump's associates colluded with Moscow to influence the 2016 election. It's attached as an amendment to an Iran sanctions bill . The White House didn't mention the Iran sanctions part of the bill, but did appear to be down on the Russian Federation portion, saying they believe that the existing slew of anti-Russia sanctions are already plenty.

Global Media Syrian army declares 2-day combat cessation in southern city
Author: 0 Syrian army declares 2-day combat cessation in southern city

The Syrian Army and Iran-backed militias have stepped up efforts to capture the rebel-held parts of Daraa in recent weeks. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) war monitor said the level of violence in Deraa had fallen seven hours after Saturday's ceasefire was due to take effect, but the SOHR and rebels said there was some bombardment for the first couple of hours.

Global Media Pakistan opens another border crossing point for Afghan trade
Author: 0 Pakistan opens another border crossing point for Afghan trade

It is yet not clear if the two diplomats have been kidnapped and no group or individual has so far not commented regarding the missing of the two individuals so far. Meanwhile, Pakistan on Saturday reopened one of its main crossing points with Afghanistan that was closed in February after terrorist attacks that had killed almost 100 people.

Author: 0 Opening of Parliament delayed amid deal talks

May needs the backing of the DUP's 10 MPs if her government is to pass any legislation, and also for it to gain approval of the Queen's Speech , which is the formal presentation of the government's plans made at the state opening of Parliament.

Author: 0 Death toll climbs to 30 in London Grenfell Tower fire

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the figure included the previous death toll of 30. He said: "I thought the way they expressed themselves with a mixture of passion and reason was fantastic, and I hope it's the beginning of a process, not the end of a process, the beginning of a process of real listening between Government , RBKC (the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea council), local residents, that will bring about lasting change".

Global Media European Union sources: United Kingdom to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks
Author: 0 European Union sources: United Kingdom to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks

Is she trying to shift public attention away from the Conservatives' humiliating election result? Is May trying to show that her Brexit agenda is not part of her negotiation with the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland? Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain past year voted to end its decades-old membership of the 28-country bloc - the first country ever to do so - in a shock referendum result.

Author: 0 Leishman lurks behind leaders at US Open

Open since 1990. The Northern Irishman closed out his round in style with four birdies over his final six holes for a 71 but it was a case of too little unable to undo the damage of a first round 78. 9 and 10 and again at 17 and 18 left him with a 2-over 74 and a 2-day total of 1-over 145. He is listed at 5-foot-7, 150 pounds. Because of that you can go out and play some great golf but you have a bunch of guys out there that can play some good golf as well.

Author: 0 Friday: Behind the Headlines - A local perspective on the Alexandria shooting

The shooter, James T. Hodgkinson , was killed by police Wednesday after firing dozens of bullets during the congressional practice session. Members of the Republican team pray before the Democrats and Republicans face off in the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington , U.S., June 15, 2017.

Author: 0 58 people missing and presumed dead in London fire; number may increase

Cundy said police would consider criminal prosecutions if there is evidence of wrongdoing and the police investigation would include scrutiny of the renovation project. Saturday's newspapers conveyed the sense of anger on the streets . The Grenfell Tower in west London , built in the 1970s and renovated several times , contains 120 homes.

Author: 0 Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies at age 87

He was the driving force behind a common European currency, cemented Germany's partnership with France, and would always be remembered for promoting global peace and prosperity, the prime minister said. Bush said in a statement: "Working closely with my very good friend to help achieve a peaceful end to the Cold War and the unification of Germany within North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will remain one of the great joys of my life".

Global Media Brussels hosts Brexit 'talks about talks'
Author: 0 Brussels hosts Brexit 'talks about talks'

Brexit Secretary David Davis and the European Commission's chief negotiator Michel Barnier agreed on Thursday to start formal talks over the UK's departure on 19 June. "That is why we are pushing ahead with negotiations on Monday". She also added that it was clear that voters had not given the Prime Minister the mandate to negotiate the kind of Brexit she wanted.

Author: 0 British PM to meet fire survivors in Downing St

He gave love to everyone. His statement came as Queen Elizabeth II reflected upon the sombre mood in the United Kingdom following tragedies in London and Manchester in recent weeks. Previously, the Metropolitan Police had confirmed 30 people had been killed in the inferno; the announcement Saturday almost doubles that number.

Author: 0 58 missing, presumed dead in London fire : London police

Police say the harrowing search for remains had been paused Friday because of safety concerns at the blacked tower but has resumed. Police in London have said 58 people are now presumed dead following this week's devastating fire at Grenfell tower block.

Global Media Brexit : Britain can stay in EU but perks will end - Verhofstadt
Author: 0 Brexit : Britain can stay in EU but perks will end - Verhofstadt

DUP leader Arlene Foster , who has travelled to Westminster for talks with the Tories, said she hoped a deal could be reached 'sooner rather than later'. That border will become an external European Union border after Brexit and there have been growing fears that any border controls would have a serious economic impact on both Northern Ireland and the Republic.

Author: 0 Trump confirms he's under investigation, lashes out at deputy attorney general

The president later shifted the rationale, declaring it his own decision, informed at least partly by Comey's oversight of the Russian Federation investigation. In a flurry of tweets , Trump accused Mueller of being the one to tell him to fire Comey in the first place. Mueller also has expansive powers to investigate any matters that develop from his initial investigation.

Author: 0 White House Plays Down Talk of Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

If Mr Trump instructs Mr Rosenstein to dump Mr Mueller , it would evoke memories of 1973, when two top Justice Department officials, Mr Elliott Richardson and Mr Bill Ruckelshaus, resigned rather than obey then President Richard Nixon's order to fire Mr Archibald Cox , the special prosecutor conducting the Watergate investigation.

Global Media Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
Author: 0 Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Hodgkinson is accused of shooting at several members of the Republican baseball team that was practicing this week for the annual congressional baseball game played for charity. Prior to the update on Scalise's medical condition, an aide read a statement from Scalise's wife, Jennifer Scalise . The president paid a visit to Scalise on Wednesday night.

Global Media US Lawmaker Shot at Baseball Practice Remains in Critical Condition
Author: 0 US Lawmaker Shot at Baseball Practice Remains in Critical Condition

Scott Applewhite, File). James Hodgkinson , 66, from Belleville, Illinois, was shot dead by police after opening fire in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. "We'll just do an initial surgery to go in, stop the bleeding, control any contamination, and then once the patient has been stabilized and is out of shock, the patient will be brought back to the operating room to finish the operation", Hunt said.

Author: 0 Tory-DUP deal announcement 'delayed' due to London blaze

That border will become an external European Union border after Brexit and there have been growing fears that any border controls would have a serious economic impact on both Northern Ireland and the Republic. But to stay in government, May must strike a deal with a small eurosceptic Northern Irish party with 10 parliamentary seats, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

Author: 0 Trump Can't Just Fire The Special Counsel Probing Russian Interference

There'd be a court battle that ends up in front of SCOTUS over whether the president has the power to terminate an investigation aimed at his own campaign staff for possibly colluding with an enemy power. Mr Comey at least has the advantage of having documented their meetings soon after they had finished. The White House was quick to dismiss Ruddy's comments.

Author: 0 Trump is now under investigation. Here's why he should blame himself

Trump later told NBC's Lester Holt he had planned to fire Comey regardless of what recommendation he received from Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Trump wrote Friday morning at 9:07 a.m. EDT. Comey said he believes Trump ultimately fired him "because of the Russian Federation investigation".

Author: 0 Dem lawmaker warns Trump against firing Mueller

Comey later testified that he'd authorized a friend to disclose to the media his notes on conversations with Trump about the investigation, in hopes that it would lead the Justice Department to name a special counsel. Some of his ire is aimed at Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller, both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say.

Author: 0 Mueller expands special counsel office, hires 13 lawyers

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who acts as attorney general on the Russian investigation because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself, appointed Mueller last month with a mandate to probe "Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and related matters".

Global Media 'Trooping the color' in London for queen's official birthday
Author: 0 'Trooping the color' in London for queen's official birthday

With many unaccounted for, the area surrounding the tower has been plastered by distraught relatives with pictures of the missing, from grandparents to young children. In a message to mark her official birthday, Queen Elizabeth II says: " Today is traditionally a day of celebration ". The Queen has hailed the United Kingdom for being "resolute in the face of adversity" after three terror attacks and the Grenfell Tower fire .

Global Media Roger Stone to Trump: Fire Mueller and Rosenstein
Author: 0 Roger Stone to Trump: Fire Mueller and Rosenstein

Others have pointed to news that Mueller interviewed with Trump for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director post after Comey's firing. Last month, Rosenstein sent a memo to Trump raising concerns over FBI Director James Comey - concerns the White House then cited as a central reason for Comey's firing.

Author: 0 Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at Ohio home

The 45-year-old man is believed to be connected to the murders of Suzanne Taylor, 45, and her daughters, Taylor Pifer, 21, and Kylie Pifer, 18 , who were found dead in the mother's bed on Sunday. Brinkman also worked at the family's business for a number of years, Maier said. The suspect wanted in the killings of an OH mother and her two daughters has been charged with their murders.

Global Media Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list
Author: 0 Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

I would also like to personally thank all of the first responders who bravely assisted at the scene, as well as the entire staff of MedStar Washington Hospital Center for their continued excellent care. Mika also remained hospitalized Saturday after undergoing an additional surgery. He said doctors have turned down Mr Scalise's sedation levels enough that he has been able to respond to visiting family members.

Author: 0 Britain's May Confident on Deal to Stay in Power

Backbenchers said they wanted to remind the prime minister of how she had been "drained of all power" following the party's dismal election campaign and the loss of her majority. We have been out of the office now since January, we then had the March elections. Labour sources said no formal conversations had yet been had with Tory backbenchers, but said there were obvious areas where it was possible that the party could inflict defeat on the government.

Author: 0 GJM seeks central intervention in Darjeeling

Singh has been told the West Bengal government has not yet sent a report about the situation in Darjeeling . Almost 50 people, mostly police, have been injured in riots and arson attacks that have gripped the usually bustling area for more than a week and caused thousands of mostly Indian tourists to pack their bags and flee.

Author: 0 Rout by Macron's party expected in French parliament vote

Jack Lang, the President of the Paris Institut du Monde Arabe, French politician and former French Minister of Culture, was optimistic about relations between Morocco and France under Emmanuel Macron in a recent interview with the Maghreb Arabe Presse.

Author: 0 30 confirmed dead in London high-rise fire

London Police commander Stuart Cundy said that the conditions inside Grenfell Tower mean that the search operation to recover the victims was extremely challenging. "Little can compare in recent times to a tragedy on this scale - the response from the local authority has simply not been good enough ". Many survivors are sleeping on the floor in community centers and there's still no coordinated distribution of donated food and clothing.

Author: 0 Leo Varadkar set to become Taoiseach

Among the milestones he represents for his country: he is the first out gay premier, the first of both Irish and Indian heritage and the youngest prime minister ever to hold the office. Varadkar, a doctor, is the son of an Indian doctor and an Irish nurse. The administration is propped up by Fine Gael's ancient rivals Fianna Fail as part of a supply and confidence arrangement after an unprecedented schism in the electorate.

Global Media Petrol bomb hurled at CPI(M) office in Tamil Nadu, no one injured
Author: 0 Petrol bomb hurled at CPI(M) office in Tamil Nadu, no one injured

A auto parked there was partially damaged in the incident, police said. On information, the city police launched a probe. Later, Deputy Commissioner of Police S Lakshmi inspected the spot. "While these attacks aim at throttling our dissent, we shall not be deterred", he added. Police have registered a case and are investigating. According to police, the incident happened around 5.45 am after the party office vehicle driver Anandhan 50, went for his morning stroll.

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