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Global Media Will not let Taliban bring down the govt: Afghan president
Author: 0 Will not let Taliban bring down the govt: Afghan president

Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse, reporting from Kabul , said the government described the meeting as an Afghan-led umbrella peace building process. President Ghani has again invited the Taliban to peace talks, calling it their "last chance" to give up their 16-year insurgency and join the political process.

Global Media Could Trump's
Author: 0 Could Trump's "witch hunt" tweet come back to haunt him?

Rosenstein is the government lawyer responsible for overseeing the investigation into the Trump campaign's alleged collusion with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election , with Attorney General Jeff Sessions having recused himself from the probe .

Author: 0 Cuba criticises Trump's policy rollback

Sen. Diplomatic relations will remain in place and commercial air and sea links will be exempted from the new restrictions. "To the Cuban government , I say: Put an end to the abuse of dissidents", Trump said . 'The Government of Cuba denounces the new measures of hardening the blockade which are doomed to fail as it has been proven in the past', the official statement asserts.

Global Media Helmut Kohl, Germany's reunification chancellor, dies aged 87
Author: 0 Helmut Kohl, Germany's reunification chancellor, dies aged 87

The German flag flies half-staff on the Reichstags building in Berlin Friday, June 16, 2017 after former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl had died earlier the day. president. "We mourn", Kohl's Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) tweeted with a picture of the former chancellor. A photograph showing Kohl holding hands with French president François Mitterrand at the Douaumont cemetery in Verdun became the defining symbol of Franco-German conciliation after decades of bloody conflict between ...

Global Media Showers and storms expected this Father's Day
Author: 0 Showers and storms expected this Father's Day

The chance is low, but the impact of any storms could be big: intense lightning, gusty winds, and locally heavy rain. Sunday night: Partly cloudy, low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 miles per hour in the morning. Tuesday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Global Media Trump speaks about apprenticeship initiative
Author: 0 Trump speaks about apprenticeship initiative

Instead, they could be overseen by third parties like companies, unions, and industry groups. Now there are 11,000 adults and 3,500 high school students in apprenticeship programs overseen by the state. "Apprenticeships are an important tool in the tool box, but they're not the only one", Ms. Flynn said. We are an industry that thrives on on-the-job training, upward mobility, and promotion from within.

Author: 0 WashPost: Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller

President Donald Trump has acknowledged that he is under investigation in a probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential race and possible collusion by his campaign - and appeared to assail the Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry.

Author: 0 Backed Fighters Begin Offensive To Push ISIS From Its 'Capital'

ISIS has used Raqqa as a staging ground for its deadly attacks on the Middle East and further overseas. US -backed fighters have launched an operation to try to seize control of the city of Raqqa in northern Syria , ISIS' so-called capital.

Author: 0 Northern Ireland's DUP wants "sensible Brexit", talks with May to continue

The DUP continue to hammer out the details of the deal with the Tories . But a deadly fire at a tower block in London could delay the announcement of any deal, BBC political reporter Norman Smith said. Pressed on reports of secret talks between Cabinet ministers and Labour MPs, Mr Gove said the two parties had a "similar" position on Brexit and the reality of the hung parliament meant the Government would have to "work with everyone".

Author: 0 Bijbehara encounter: Bodies of three militants recovered in Kashmir

Besides, three militants, two civilians were also killed near the encounter site yesterday when security forces fired on protestors during clashes in the area. Police officials said militants in the region have been targeting policemen guarding houses of politicians and other protected people to snatch rifles, in wake of a weapons shortage within the militant ranks.

Author: 0 Pres. Trump acknowledges he's being investigated

Mr Comey gave evidence last week that he also felt pressured to drop the Flynn probe. And it was Rosenstein who appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Trump acknowledges he's under investigation

Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favor , in possible collusion with Trump's campaign team.

Author: 0 In tweets, Trump confirms he's under investigation

In a two-part tweet posted before 7 a.m. Sunday, Trump wrote: "The MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN agenda is doing very well despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt ". " Witch Hunt ", the president wrote. He appeared to be referring to Rod Rosenstein , deputy attorney general who is now leading the probe. " Witch Hunt ", the President tweeted.

Global Media Doctors 'encouraged' by Scalise's improvement
Author: 0 Doctors 'encouraged' by Scalise's improvement

When Scalise arrived in the hospital , he had an " imminent risk of death " and was "as critical as you can be", doctors also said. Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise remains in critical condition after Wednesday's shooting at a Virginia baseball field.

Author: 0 Trump announces he's under investigation

ABC News reported Friday that sources within the Department of Justice said Rosenstein had acknowleged that he could have to recuse himself in a meeting with colleagues. The Post , this week, reported that Robert Mueller , who is overseeing the FBI's probe into Russia's meddling in last year's U.S. presidential election and possible links with the Trump campaign, has expanded his inquiry to probe whether Trump obstructed justice by firing James Comey as Federal Bureau of ...

Global Media Gov't not overly concerned with Fed's rate hike
Author: 0 Gov't not overly concerned with Fed's rate hike

An eventual increase to the 2% target could occur in the medium term. However, the actual path of the federal funds rate will depend on the economic outlook as informed by incoming data. But inflation has been tame - at least, it's been low by the Fed's favorite measurement. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 0.6 percent to 12,727.14 while the CAC40 of France sank 0.8 percent to 5,202.60.

Author: 0 Ruddy: Mueller Appears 'Out to Get the President'

Some Trump allies outside of his administration, including former House Speaker Newt Gingrich , have either suggested Mueller can not be independent or called for his ouster. Cornyn added that he trusts the former FBI director, who is widely respected in Washington , to conduct the investigation into Russia's election meddling and any ties between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

Global Media Baseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers
Author: 0 Baseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers

The Daily Caller first reported that the list, found in Hodgkinson's pocket, contained the names of Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan and Arizona Rep. Salter reported from Belleville, Illinois. U.S. media identified Hodgkinson, who died following a shootout with police in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, as a 66-year-old from Belleville Illinois, a suburb of St.

Author: 0 Trump Is Now Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

The Post report marked the first major media acknowledgment that the sprawling investigation has extended to the president himself. Examining such possible charges will allow investigators to interview key administration figures including Attorney General Jeff Sessions , Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein and possibly President Trump himself, said the source familiar with the Mueller investigation.

Global Media Lawyer says Trump not under investigation
Author: 0 Lawyer says Trump not under investigation

He said Trump posted the tweet in response to the Washington Post's report . When President Trump tweeted the exact words "I am being investigated" last week, he did not actually mean that he is being investigated, his lawyer claimed Sunday.

Author: 0 Man attacks Paris police with tool at Notre Dame 'for Syria'

Collomb told journalists that authorities at this point believe the attacker acted alone and shouted "This is for Syria!" during the incident. Among the several hundred people ordered to remain inside the cathedral was a former U.S. "They moved us away from the windows to the back of the café". Police said the operation was over about an hour after it started. She said that there had been no panic inside the cathedral.

Author: 0 United Kingdom finance minister Hammond seeks 'pragmatic' Brexit

However, further details about the talks were thin on the ground. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, echoing remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron, said the door to Europe remained open to Britain , and it was up to the British people whether they wanted to change their minds about leaving the EU.

Author: 0 Trump weighing firing special counsel in Russian probe, close friend says

A highly regarded Justice Department careerist, he tapped Mueller - infuriating Trump - after the White House tried to pin the Comey firing on him. The newspaper reported on Wednesday that director of national intelligence Dan Coats, head of the National Security Agency Mike Rogers, and former deputy director at the NSA Richard Ledgett, had agreed to be interviewed by Mr Mueller's investigators as early as this week.

Global Media Beyonce and Jay Z 'celebrating birth of twins'
Author: 0 Beyonce and Jay Z 'celebrating birth of twins'

The Grammy victor singer revealed that she was pregnant with two back in early February with an Instagram post. The Carter family is "thrilled" as the newest members join big sister Blue Ivy , 5, reported People magazine. Watch the video below to see more about Bey's famous pregnancy. One lyric warns an unfaithful man of a "final warning" that he's "gonna lose your wife" if his behavior doesn't change.

Author: 0 58 presumed dead in London tower blaze

British authorities are launching a criminal investigation into the London apartment building fire - as the death toll from the blaze has almost doubled, to 30. "Grenfell is where they shove all the people who don't have any choice", said a resident as he watched his home burn. Construction firm Rydon , which carried out the refurbishment, said the work "met all required building control, fire regulation and health and safety standards".

Author: 0 58 people are presumed dead in Grenfell Tower disaster

Police commander Stuart Cundy said all fires inside the building were out, and that inspectors where working in the location where the deadly blaze is believed to have started. He faced a hard moment when a seven-year-old asked him: "How many children died?" The monarch has expressed her sympathies to families of victims of the blaze that ripped through the 24-story building, killing at least 17.

Global Media Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.
Author: 0 Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.

Jack Sava, director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon. Shimkus - who was not at the practice - says it feels as if a brother was shot. Last year, he volunteered for Sen. Bernie Sanders ' presidential campaign. We are especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from across Louisiana and across the country, as well as President Trump, Vice President Pence, and all of Steve's ...

Global Media India favoured to beat Pakistan in final
Author: 0 India favoured to beat Pakistan in final

One of the main reasons behind the high-voltage final has been Pakistan's destructive form in the tournament, as they stunned the hosts England in the first semifinal to clash with their arch-rivals in the final. The likes of Tamim Iqbal, Hasan Ali and Kusal Mendis deserve to be spoken of with the same reverence and respect as Joe Root, Steve Smith and Virat Kohli for how they are changing the face of cricket in their respective nations.

Author: 0 London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police

The queen met locals on her way into the Westway Sports Center, which has been turned into a makeshift shelter after the blaze on Wednesday morning engulfed a 24-story tower block and killed at least 30 people. Protesters are descending on Downing Street chanting "May out" as she becomes the figurehead for much of the outrages. The investigation into the cause of the fire that has now been extinguished will take weeks, he added.

Global Media USA military wounded in Afghanistan
Author: 0 USA military wounded in Afghanistan

The spokesperson confirmed that there were no deaths among members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission or United States troops, adding that an Afghan soldier (presumably the assailant) had been killed and another one injured.

Author: 0 Upbeat EU calls Britain to order in Brexit talks

The agreed schedule will let May make a presentation over dinner of how she sees her Brexit plans. "Create the goodwill and certainty on things that are going to be done anyway", McFarlane told Reuters . The European Union wants clarity from London as soon as possible on whether it intends to stick to its stance towards Brexit negotiations or alter it following last week's election, said Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's point person for Brexit.

Global Media N. Korea says launch tested 'new type' of cruise missile
Author: 0 N. Korea says launch tested 'new type' of cruise missile

The following day, the North's state media said the missile used a new high-precision guidance system in a test that was inspected by leader Kim Jong-Un. The new tests come a day after South Korea suspended deployment of a controversial United States missile shield - an apparent concession to China, which is strongly opposed to the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.

Author: 0 People Still Missing After Grenfell Tower Fire Assumed Dead

Meanwhile, firefighters continue their search at the site of the fire in north Kensington, where a 24-storey residential block was burnt to the core within minutes early on Wednesday. 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.

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 ...

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