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Author: 0 Gerry Adams tells Theresa May she has 'breached the Good Friday Agreement'

Before entering talks with the parties on restoring the institutions on Monday, Mr Coveney held discussions with Northern Secretary James Brokenshire at Stormont House. The remarks come amid mounting criticism that Mrs May's proposed deal with the Unionist MPs - needed for the Tories after they lost their majority - jeopardises peace in Northern Ireland.

Global Media Saudi King fires nephew, names son as Crown Prince
Author: 0 Saudi King fires nephew, names son as Crown Prince

His promotion was approved by the kingdom's Allegiance Council just as the king called for a public pledge of loyalty to Salman on Wednesday in Mecca. The Saudi stock market seemed to agree. That visit to Washington helped to lay the foundation for Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia in May, which marked the president's first overseas visit.

Author: 0 President Trump taunts Democrats over Georgia special election loss

The Democratic Party as a whole, along with their donors attempting to #Resist President Trump, lost another special election to a Republican whom they outspent on Tuesday night. Ossoff initially campaigned on a promise to "make Trump furious" but more recently refrained from taking on the president as he tried to win over centrist voters.

Author: 0 A Somber Queen's Speech Unveils A Brexit-Centric Agenda In The UK

Eight of the 27 Bills and draft bills are purposed for leaving the European Union. Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the main opposition Labour Party, shot the agenda down as "threadbare" and sign of a government "in chaos". As protesters marched on the prime minister's residence in what they called a " day of rage " - a demonstration against perceived malfeasance and government inaction - the queen announced a Conservative plan to launch a "full public inquiry into the tragic fire" in order to ...

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

They also circulated a copy of a tax document dated July 3, 2015, which covers the period in question. The Manchester United boss released a statement tonight to state that "neither the Spanish tax authorities nor the public prosecutor have contacted him or his advisers".

Global Media US Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Cindy
Author: 0 US Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Cindy

It's maximum sustained winds are at 40 miles per hour (65 kph) and the storm is moving toward the northwest at 10 miles per hour (17 kph). The third tropical storm of 2017, Cindy was moving slowly northwest Tuesday night and expected to reach the northern Gulf Coast late Wednesday and rumble inland Thursday over western Louisiana and eastern Texas.

Global Media Modi thanks those who participated in Yoga Day worldover
Author: 0 Modi thanks those who participated in Yoga Day worldover

In Ahmedabad, almost 300,000 people, led by Ramdev, turned up at the GMDC ground to perform asanas, which the yoga guru claimed is a world record. But not everyone was enthusiastic - an influential hardline Islamist group in Bangladesh called for Muslims to boycott a yoga event organised by the Indian High Commission (embassy).

Author: 0 Britain's Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital for treatment for an infection, forcing him to miss the Queen's historic Brexit speech. "The Prince of Wales will accompany The Queen to the State Opening". Reporting at the Queens Speech, Skynews commentators remarked on how hard it must have been for the queen, who had to leave her husband's side to fulfil her duty.

Global Media Singer Adele visits London Grenfell Tower firefighters
Author: 0 Singer Adele visits London Grenfell Tower firefighters

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said Wednesday that the 68 apartments are "all newly built social housing" located in the Kensington Row development in the Kensington and Chelsea borough where the fire occurred. Checks are being undertaken to ensure blocks are safe, although residents have been assured that none of the blocks have the same cladding as Grenfell Tower.

Global Media Former Homeland Security Sec. Pressed by Congress about Russia Meddling
Author: 0 Former Homeland Security Sec. Pressed by Congress about Russia Meddling

Johnson, who served in the Obama administration from December 2013 to January 2017, said his concerns about a cyberattack against the USA election systems intensified last summer. "One of the candidates (Mr. Trump), as you recall, was predicting that the election was going to be rigged", the former Homeland Security secretary said.

Global Media Tropical Storm Cindy weakens slightly ahead of US Gulf Coast landfall
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy weakens slightly ahead of US Gulf Coast landfall

The storm is expected to bring heavy rains and the threat of isolated tornadoes in the New Orleans metro area and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The storm's disorganized and erratic progress has kept parishes from Plaquemines to Cameron on watch since early Tuesday, and caused closures of schools and some governmental offices.

Global Media Senate GOP Says Leaders Took Over Writing Health Care Bill
Author: 0 Senate GOP Says Leaders Took Over Writing Health Care Bill

McConnell's criticism of the ACA was unfair - the major parts of the bill passed through regular order after 160 hours of debate on the Senate floor, and it ultimately included 171 Republican amendments. Even some Senate Republicans are expressing discomfort with the process in the upper chamber. Sen. Lobbyists say one option under consideration by leadership is using a preliminary report from the CBO to show the legislation complies with the fast-track budget procedure known as ...

Author: 0 Mattis Issues Stark Words To North Korea Over Otto Warmbier's Death

Trump tweeted on Tuesday. Prior to the talks, the State Department called North Korea's military provocations the "top priority" for the two participants. Warmbier allegedly stole some North Korean propaganda during a tourist visit and was detained for "hostile actions against the state" when he tried to leave the country.

Global Media Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'
Author: 0 Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'

Her authority has been badly damaged just as Britain begins Brexit negotiations. That includes a measure to transpose current European Union laws into British laws, so as not to lose them when the country leaves the worldwide organization, as well as bills that give the United Kingdom autonomy in crafting new policies in immigration, trade and agriculture.

Global Media Thousands attend Yoga Day celebrations in Dhaka
Author: 0 Thousands attend Yoga Day celebrations in Dhaka

In India, where yoga originated, the centrepiece of the celebrations was Lucknow where the prime minister joined over 51,000 people at the sprawling Ramabai Maidan. On Wednesday, around 1000 Chinese yoga practitioners celebrated the International Yoga Day in Beijing, following a week of events held across China .

Global Media Scottish referendum in doubt after steep losses for SNP in United Kingdom vote
Author: 0 Scottish referendum in doubt after steep losses for SNP in United Kingdom vote

Major losses for the Scottish National Party in Britain's general election could force First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to rethink her plans for independence and her strategy on Brexit , observers said Friday. She added that the UK Government must now listen to those who did not vote Tory and should now pursue "an open Brexit, not a closed one". Ruth Davidson yesterday said her new team of MPs would stand up for Scotland amid growing signs that the Scottish Conservatives are planning a ...

Author: 0 Explosion in Colombia shopping centre leaves at least 3 dead

National police chief General Jorge Nieto told reporters "a device" was placed "behind one of the toilets in the women's bathroom" in the shopping center. Eleven other people were killed at the Andino shopping center in the Zona Rosa area Saturday afternoon, authorities said . Still, the Andino shopping center would seem a hard target because all vehicles entering the parking garage are screened by bomb-sniffing dogs and security guards are present throughout the mall.

Global Media Shiv Sena gives in, will support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind
Author: 0 Shiv Sena gives in, will support NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, whose father Mulayam Singh Yadav is toeing a different line, said that his party would go with the Opposition led by Congress. "JD-U has chose to support Kovind in the presidential election". Congress has refused support to Kovind's candidature and said the opposition will put up its own presidential candidate.

Author: 0 Queen's speech: Scaled-down pageantry, Brexit-dominated and glaring omissions

After four terror attacks and a deadly tower block blaze that have darkened the national mood, anti-government protesters are also planning a " Day of Rage " in the streets that will converge outside parliament with temperatures forecast to hit 34 degrees Celsius - London's hottest June day since 1976.

Global Media Death penalty sought for 2 Georgia inmates in guards' killing
Author: 0 Death penalty sought for 2 Georgia inmates in guards' killing

Sills also said he expects the two inmates to face the death penalty. Multiple news outlets report that Donnie Russell Rowe, 43, and Ricky Dubose, 24, appeared in court in Putnam County, southeast of Atlanta, on Wednesday. Rowe, a repeat offender now serving life without parole, was imprisoned after being convicted on charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault, reports CBS affiliate WGCL .

Author: 0 May promises to listen on Brexit as queen presents government programme

Addressing parliament to set out May's program, the queen said the government would introduce a "Great Repeal Bill" to convert European Union law into British law, and also bring in new policies on immigration, global sanctions, nuclear safeguards, agriculture and fisheries.

Global Media International Yoga Day celebrated across the globe ‎
Author: 0 International Yoga Day celebrated across the globe ‎

At Rail Bhawan, senior officers and staff participated under the guidance of Chakardhar Kushwaha who is a yoga instructor at the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga in the national capital. From the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru and the Great Wall in China to Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow and colonnaded Connaught Place in Delhi , the sound of "Om" reverberated through India and the world in celebration of the traditional fitness regime that combines spirituality ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump's state visit could be scrapped after Queen's Speech snub

The Queen also announced a "full public inquiry into the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower ", as well as a new "independent public advocate" to represent ordinary people following such disasters. Queen Elizabeth II did not mention the planned state visit of U.S. President Donald Trump in her speech outlining her government's legislative agenda.

Global Media Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos

Comey told a Senate committee last week that those conversations convinced him that the president was attempting to pressure him into pledging fealty and easing up on a probe into former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. On June 16 - two days after his 71st birthday - President Trump tweeted: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" "This Comey memo should be released forthwith and, frankly, the president can and should order ...

Author: 0 Take-Aways From Karen Handel's Victory Over Jon Ossoff

Ossoff got the same exact percentage, 48.1%, that he garnered in the April special election, meaning that all that cash failed to secure a greater share of the vote. Handel did receive more support from outside groups ($18.2 million supporting her or attacking Ossoff) than Ossoff did (just under $8 million supporting him or attacking Handel).

Global Media Despite Tweets That Say Otherwise, Lawyers Insist Trump Is Not Under Investigation
Author: 0 Despite Tweets That Say Otherwise, Lawyers Insist Trump Is Not Under Investigation

A United States official last week confirmed that Rosenstein has told colleagues he may have to recuse himself from the inquiry because he'd criticized Comey in a memo before Trump fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief. Although Kushner's current lawyer said in a statement that he is seeking advice rather than replacing or adding to his current team, it appears as if Kushner could be advised by a better legal experts than his father-in-law, President Trump .

Author: 0 In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats and thanks Trump

As expected, a Republican also won Tuesday's special election in SC to replace Rep. Mick Mulvaney , now President Trump's budget director. "All the Fake News , all the money spent = 0", he said . "We've laid a marker on the ground - next year will be brutal for Republicans , because they won't be able to spend tens of millions in every district", Moulitsas said.

Author: 0 Failing Upwards: The Rise of Mohammed bin Salman

However, Hertog believes there will not be immediate economic changes ." Mohammed bin Salman was already in charge of economic policy, among many other portfolios". Saudi Arabia is the world's largest oil producing nation and the spearhead of the OPEC-led agreement among the world's key producers to cut output in a bid to stem declines in the oil price.

Author: 0 Protests Mounting Before Sen. Rob Portman as Health Care Vote Nears

They fear McConnell will try to move the bill through the Senate without giving them time to scrutinize the plan. Sen. John McCain, when asked by CNN's Manu Raju on Tuesday if he was satisfied by the current process, said no. Democrats have also lambasted McConnell for writing the sweeping legislation in closed-door meetings. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told reporters in regards to the tax credits in the GOP plan.

Author: 0 Ex-detainee believes torture possible in death of Otto Warmbier

President Trump called the death of Otto Warmbier , an American student freed from North Korea , a "disgrace" Tuesday. Otto Warmbier , 22, and a year removed from the University of Virginia, was all but dead when he arrived home from North Korea earlier this month.

Global Media Israel Says Officer Stabbed, 3 Attackers Shot in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israel Says Officer Stabbed, 3 Attackers Shot in Jerusalem

The attacks occurred simultaneously in two areas near the Damascus gate of Jerusalem's walled old city on Friday, according to The Jerusalem Post . In the same context, after the identities of the three Palestinian youngsters, who carried out the stabbing and shooting attack, were disclosed, Israeli forces moved into Deir Abu Mash'al village, northwest of Ramallah, from which the youngster come.

Global Media Australia Halts Airstrikes in Syria Over Russian Threats
Author: 0 Australia Halts Airstrikes in Syria Over Russian Threats

It is the fifth time in the past month the United States has struck at forces allied with the Syrian government in the area. "Hostile intent and actions of pro-regime forces toward coalition and partner forces in Syria conducting legitimate counter-ISIS operations will not be tolerated", the coalition statement read.

Global Media Indian High Commission celebrates Yoga Day in Dhaka
Author: 0 Indian High Commission celebrates Yoga Day in Dhaka

Yoga has connected the world with India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday, as he rolled out his mat along with millions of others across the globe to celebrate the traditional practice. Indian corporates celebrated International Yoga Day today and shared their thoughts on microblogging site Twitter . 50 or 60 minutes (is fine) because it lends harmony to the body, mind and intellect.

Global Media Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon
Author: 0 Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon

Army Rangers were killed Saturday during an insider attack by an Afghan National Security Forces soldier, U.S. officials now say. A group of around 300 U.S. On Saturday, Afghan officials also confirmed that three policemen had been killed and two others wounded when a USA aircraft opened fire during an operation in Helmand Province .

Global Media After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64
Author: 0 After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

The Canadair plane is said to have come down in Pedrogao Grande , where dozens were killed on Saturday. A spokesman for Portugal's Civil Protection Agency says none of the aircraft fighting the wildfires in the country are missing, in spite of the fact that Portugal's Air Accident Office said it had received a call from the Civil Protection Agency notifying it of a plane crash.

Author: 0 Talks between DUP & Tories "not going as expected"

Mrs May said the Speech would be about "recognising and grasping the opportunities that lie ahead for the United Kingdom as we leave the European Union " and "delivering a Brexit deal that works for all parts of the UK while building a stronger, fairer country by strengthening our economy, tackling injustice and promoting opportunity and aspiration".

Global Media US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria
Author: 0 US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria

For the first time in two years, Syrian troops reached the border with Iraq , establishing a link with Iraqi forces that were advancing on their side, and outflanking USA troops and allied rebels in Tanf, near the border with Jordan. Daraa is where Syria's crisis first broke out in March 2011 as an uprising against President Bashar Assad's government. Sharif told The Associated Press that the missile launch reflected Iran's "military power", though Iran has no intention of starting another ...

Author: 0 French Police find weapons cache in home of Champs Elysees attacker

The investigation of the incident at the elysée's anti-terrorist unit charged by French prosecutors. Authorities said the auto purposefully plowed into a police van around 3:40 p.m. It imposed emergency security rules in the wake of the 2015 attacks which killed 130 people. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the ongoing investigation into Monday's incident.

Global Media Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot by police at Brussels Central station
Author: 0 Man 'wearing explosive belt' shot by police at Brussels Central station

Federal prosecutor's office spokesman Eric Van der Sypt identified the man only by the initials O.Z.as he spoke to reporters Wednesday, and said that investigators had searched the man's home overnight. Belgian troops shot the suspect and the train station was evacuated, but there were no casualties reported on the heels of the attack. The perpetrator of the attack was carrying a suitcase which partly exploded and caught fire before he abandoned it.

Author: 0 Ireland's new gay prime minister pressed the DUP on marriage equality

The program set out in the Queen's Speech at the state opening of Parliament will include "a number of bills" meant to make Brexit successful, according to Prime Minister Theresa May's office. The comments come after earlier Sky news quoted an unidentified sources in the DUP as saying May's talks with DUP were not going as expected. Following the negative response to plans in the Tory manifesto to make pensioners pay for social care by selling their homes after they died, the speech ...

Author: 0 Russian Court Sentences Opposition Leader Navalny to 30 Days in Jail

Navalny, the founder of the Anti-Corruption Foundation and chairman of Russia's opposition Progress Party, tweeted earlier on Monday that they will "peacefully" gather at Tverskaya Street. "Any provocative actions by the protesters will be viewed as threat to public order and immediately thwarted", the police said. Teenager Anna Meigan was detained as she protested in Moscow .

Author: 0 Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

Both officers who fired their weapons will be placed on paid administrative leave, in accordance with department protocol. Officers can be heard talking about the woman , saying she has what's called an officer safety caution in her file due to past interaction with police.

Global Media Israel begins reducing electricity supplies to power-starved Gaza
Author: 0 Israel begins reducing electricity supplies to power-starved Gaza

Trump has called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to hold back on settlement building as he seeks to build momentum. The settlement, Amichai, will house the residents of the illegal Amona outpost, which the Israeli Supreme Court ordered demolished for being built illegally on privately owned Palestinian land.

Author: 0 Unprecedented Inhumanity: One Person Displaced Every Three Seconds

But, with more than 65 million people forcibly displaced worldwide - representing a new post-Second World War record - wealthy countries need to do more to help, Beuze told CTVNews.ca in a telephone interview from Ottawa. Amnesty International researchers visited the refugee settlements in Uganda and Deputy Regional Director Michelle Kagari says the refugees have already suffered greatly.

Global Media Korea says N. Korea drones 'grave provocation'
Author: 0 Korea says N. Korea drones 'grave provocation'

These bombers are assigned to 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron under 7th Operations Group of US Air Force Global Strike Command. A full investigation into the drone's wreckage discovered its planned itinerary and confirmed that it had taken off from the North before capturing more than 500 photos of the South's territory, the defence ministry said.

Author: 0 Family declines autopsy for U.S. student released by North Korea

A public funeral service is planned Thursday at a high school attended by a 22-year-old college student who was held for almost a year and a half in North Korea and died shortly after he was sent home to OH in a coma. The U.S. side is expected to press China to cooperate on a further toughening of global sanctions on North Korea . That means a more proactive approach is needed, Moon said, which should mean a "larger and more leading role" for South Korea, but one that does not rule out ...

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