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Author: 0 Two More Ministers Quit Macron's Government Ahead Reshuffle In France

Mr Bayrou's departure meant Modem has lost all three Cabinet posts it had in Mr Macron's government , following the departures of Goulard and Marielle de Sarnez , the minister for European affairs. His party, Republic on the Move (LREM, ) won a big majority in Sunday's legislative election, and will not need the votes of Modem lawmakers to get legislation through parliament .

Author: 0 Tory-DUP deal: "we have a lot in common", says Tory MP

Ireland's first Indian-origin Prime Minister Leo Varadkar today met his United Kingdom counterpart Theresa May for bilateral talks during his first visit to 10 Downing Street amid political uncertainty in Britain. "I know people want to talk about soft Brexit, hard Brexit, all of these things, but what we want to see is a sensible Brexit, and one that works for everybody".

Global Media Grenfell Tower fire: Block acquired for survivors
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower fire: Block acquired for survivors

As Prime Minister, I apologise for that failure. The weekly Tuesday meeting of the government cabinet discussed the continued response to the fire and aid for survivors. Extra public money has been found to fit out the flats more quickly, and the developer has taken on more staff and relaxed working hours rules, DCLG said, with the aim of having the homes ready by the end of July.

Author: 0 MI airport evacuated after police officer injured

Genesee County Commissioner Mark Young said he spoke with Neville's family at a hospital following the attack and that the wounded officer had just come out of surgery. A few miles away, officials stationed police officers at Flint City Hall after the incident. "Right now we are still awaiting more information about the situation at Bishop Airport this morning", Mayor Karen Weaver said in a statement.

Author: 0 Russian Federation cancels diplomatic meeting in wake of USA sanctions

Trump has said he wants to explore whether Washington and Moscow can work together on issues of mutual concern, such as fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgents in Syria. -Russia relations", spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement. Any assets they have in the USA are now blocked. "Our sanctions related to Crimea will not be lifted until Russian Federation ends its occupation of the peninsula", she said.

Global Media With the clock ticking, UK, EU play up chance of deal
Author: 0 With the clock ticking, UK, EU play up chance of deal

Davies denied suggestions the agreed timetable showed Britain's "weakness" and insisted it was "completely consistent" with the government's aim of parallel trade and exit talks. The situation could embolden the European Union negotiators in the Brexit talks and weaken the British side, though it is still far from certain how the talks, which are due to last two years, will play out.

Author: 0 Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to US, Saudis

The missiles flew over Iraq before striking what the Guard called an Islamic State command center and suicide vehicle bomb operation in Deir el-Zour, over 600 kilometers (370 miles) away. The White House has not commented on Iran's missile attacks inside Syria. In the Syrian capital, Damascus, rebels fired artillery shells from the suburbs into the city, wounding at least three people, according to the state news agency SANA.

Global Media Taoiseach Holds Meeting With DUP Leader
Author: 0 Taoiseach Holds Meeting With DUP Leader

May, however, expressed confidence about getting the speech passed, even if a deal is not reached with the DUP before the state opening of Parliament. An election in March saw the pro-British, Protestant, conservative DUP finish narrowly ahead of Catholic socialists Sinn Fein. They want to have an Executive that works, that delivers first-class public services, whether that be in the health services or education or any of the other departments.

Global Media Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel
Author: 0 Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel

But, he added, the "scale and aggressiveness" was different this time, with the primary goal being to sow discord and aid the candidacy of Republican Donald Trump , the eventual victor. Reviews to ensure compliance with the Department of Homeland Security's recommendations for security-including penetration testing, network scanning and detection methods-were also advised.

Global Media State Department takes sudden hard line on Saudis over Qatar
Author: 0 State Department takes sudden hard line on Saudis over Qatar

Qatar's banks became dependent on foreign funding during the last few years of strong economic growth. Also, they say that Qatar is siding Iran. Travel, the voiceover says, "goes beyond borders and prejudice". This is largely in keeping with what you'd figure would be the U.S. position on Qatar, a long-time ally, but runs contrary to President Trump, who personally took credit for the Saudi-led move and has repeatedly parroted Saudi allegations against the Qatari government since then.

Global Media Beloved Filipina Singer Charice is Now a Man Named Jake Zyrus
Author: 0 Beloved Filipina Singer Charice is Now a Man Named Jake Zyrus

He then appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2010 where he was dubbed by Oprah as "the most talented girl in the world". The star also took to Instagram posting an image reading, "Thank you". During his Where Are They Now? interview Oprah , Jake alluded that he wasn't going to consider gender reassignment surgery. Jake said at the time, "I'm not going to go through that stage where I change everything".

Global Media UK's May Uses Downing Street Back Entrance After Election Debacle
Author: 0 UK's May Uses Downing Street Back Entrance After Election Debacle

May] wanted a mandate; the mandate she's got is lost votes, lost support and lost confidence ", said Mr. Corbyn as he secured a greater majority in his constituency of Islington North. Oettinger, a European Commission budget and human resources commissioner, expressed doubt about the talks starting as planned. The Queen , as she has done for over six decades, agreed with her prime minister.

Author: 0 Number Of Global Refugees Hits Record High

High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR ) said Monday in its Global Trends report . Rome/Geneva: Nearly 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes a year ago, the United Nation refugee agency has reported. One in 113 people are displaced, compared with around one in 160 a decade ago. There are plans to expand the programme and open similar sites throughout the country to give assistance and hope to millions of displaced people , although both hope and cash are in short ...

Author: 0 Powersharing deal should involve all parties, says Simon Coveney

Both the United Kingdom and the Irish Prime Ministers expressed the conviction that it was possible to form a unity government in Northern Ireland by the 29 of June when the constitutional deadline expires. An English pro-Brexit campaigner, Peter Harris, was also fined £12,000 for failing to deliver his spending return and audit report on time . "Ireland will not sign off on a Brexit deal unless we protect the Good Friday Agreement fully, unless we protect the peace process fully, and ...

Global Media Latest ICC ODI rankings: Pakistan jump to number 6; India number 3
Author: 0 Latest ICC ODI rankings: Pakistan jump to number 6; India number 3

Competitions between the India and Pakistan cricket teams were suspended a few years ago, reflecting diplomatic tensions between the countries, which have canceled peace talks multiple times in the last three years. Pakistan gained four points to move to 95 points as their wins over higher-ranked opponents in the tournament included the one in the final against India and an eight-wicket semifinal victory over England.

Global Media France, Britain to jointly combat online terrorist threat
Author: 0 France, Britain to jointly combat online terrorist threat

The two leaders were meeting in Paris for a working dinner before together attending a France vs England friendly soccer match at the Stade de France stadium in Paris . The Prime Minister flew to the French capital after breaking off from talks with the Democratic Unionist Party to shore up her minority government following last week's election.

Author: 0 Election billed as referendum on Trump goes for the Republican

President Trump and his allies cheered Republican Karen Handel's victory Tuesday in the closely watched Georgia runoff as a clear endorsement of the administration's agenda - and cast Democrats' special election losing streak as a rebuke of the party's "obstruction" tactics.

Author: 0 North Korea in the spotlight at high-level US-China talks

President Donald Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with North Korea's totalitarian government. "At least I know China tried!" Christopher Hill, a former US ambassador to South Korea, told MSNBC: "I think the president is signalling some frustration".

Author: 0 In Iowa, Trump ready to rally base, celebrate GOP resilience

The president began the day by reveling in Republican Karen Handel's win in Georgia's special election - a major blow to Democrats who bolstered their efforts in the most expensive U.S. The rally was initially supposed to take place on June 1, but was postponed due to "due to an unforeseen change in President Trump's schedule", the President's campaign team told ABC News at the time.

Author: 0 DUP threat to walk out from talks with Tories

But the source said agreement before Wednesday's State Opening of Parliament could not entirely be ruled out if there was movement in the talks between the parties. "The talks have been taking place in a constructive way." said Damien Green, when asked about the possibility of a successful deal. Speaking after the meeting , DUP leader Arlene Foster said: "We want to see a Brexit that works for everybody, not just in Northern Ireland from my perspective, but in the Republic of Ireland as ...

Author: 0 JD(U) in Kerala not to back Kovind in presidential poll

Ram Nath Kovind resigned from the post of Bihar Governor on Tuesday. He, however, said that Congress was not opposing any name as such for the presidential nominee, but it was all because of ideological differences. CPI leader D. Raja acknowledged that the JD-U move, if correct, was a setback to the opposition. He had been attending meetings of opposition parties.

Global Media 'American Horror Story' Adds Colton Haynes for Season 7
Author: 0 'American Horror Story' Adds Colton Haynes for Season 7

On Tuesday, the showrunner posted a picture to his Instagram page of the former Teen Wolf actor looking suitably creepy. Colton Haynes is joining "American Horror Story" season 7 . Other new cast members include Leslie Grossman and Billy Eichner , making for one eclectic and standout cast. Sarah Paulson and Cheyenne Jackson are also returning this season.

Global Media Pakistan shoots down Iranian drone near border
Author: 0 Pakistan shoots down Iranian drone near border

The Foreign Ministry confirmed the incident in a statement and said Iran has been informed. Pakistan Air Force's JF-17 Thunder had shot down an Iranian drone ventured 3-4 kilometres inside Pakistani territory allegedly on a spying mission.

Author: 0 Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia special election

While special elections aren't a flawless predictor of future success in regular elections, Handel's win is still a disappointment for Democrats. It is the type of district Democrats have to do well in come 2018 to flip the 24 seats they need to win back the House.

Author: 0 Corbyn attacks 'government without a majority' for 'thin gruel' Queen's Speech

Instead, she still hasn't secured a deal with another party to insure that the government can deliver on its agenda. The monarch reads the speech on behalf of the government. Remain campaigners - including some of her own ministers - could fight proposals to pull Britain out of the EU's customs union and set up its own regime, while curbs on immigration are likely to be another flash-point: May has prioritised bringing the numbers down, while remainers say the needs of businesses to attract ...

Author: 0 Qatar demands 'blockade' lifted before Gulf crisis talks

Thani commented on possible consequences of the blockade against Qatar. The visit by the USA president and assurances of U.S. support in countering Islamic terrorist groups, a broad term, that could for the Saudis include opposition groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood, could have emboldened the two states to take the drastic steps of severing all diplomatic ties with Qatar.

Global Media India brace up for Dutch test in HWL SemiFinal
Author: 0 India brace up for Dutch test in HWL SemiFinal

The India-Pakistan encounter began with strong political overtones, with the Indian team wearing black armbands to pay homage to martyred soldiers in the recent attacks on the Indian Army. "We will treat the match as important as any other match", Manpreet said after the match against Canada. On the pitch, India delivered a brutal blow to the neighbours by hammering them 7-1.

Author: 0 Philando Castile's family to Trump: "Make America Great Again" by getting justice

Jeronimo Yanez was also cleared of two lesser charges related to the July traffic stop in a St. Paul suburb. Ramsey County District Court Judge William H. He also said he feared for his life after Castile began pulling his gun out of his pocket despite his commands not to do so. They raised questions about discrepancies in Reynolds' statements to investigators, including where Castile carried his wallet and who purchased the marijuana that was in the vehicle.

Author: 0 Police Say 'Road Rage' Led To Murder Of Muslim Girl In Virginia

Police in Fairfax, Va., said Monday, June 19, 2017 , that "road rage" was to blame for the slaying of a 17-year-old muslim girl who was walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this weekend. Please sign and share this Care2 petition demanding that the Fairfax County police investigate Nabra's murder as a hate crime and that Attorney Jeff Sessions open a federal investigation.

Author: 0 South Carolina voters choosing Mulvaney's replacement

She's likely to face another tough Democratic challenger in November 2018, although Ossoff has said he hasn't yet decided whether he'll run again. That followed another recent Democratic disappointment in Montana , where the Republican candidate won even after last-minute assault charges, and an earlier loss for the Democrats in Kansas.

Global Media Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'
Author: 0 Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'

Iran has been battling ISIS in Syria for years, offering military assistance to the Assad government through the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and its Hezbollah offshoot. The missiles were launched by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a paramilitary organization separate from army within the Iranian Armed Forces.

Global Media United Kingdom police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack
Author: 0 United Kingdom police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

Two victims of the Finsbury Park mosque attack are receiving critical care, police have said, as efforts are made to confirm the cause of death of a man who died after the atrocity. "We all have harmony in this area, and these people try to divide us, but we tell them that "We will not let you do that". "There has been a significant spike in incidents of hate crime and Islamophobic incidents in the aftermath of the London Bridge attack", London Mayor Sadiq Khan said earlier this month, ...

Global Media Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway
Author: 0 Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

A 30-year-old man and a 49-year-old woman were heading east on the Skyway in a maroon Chrysler sedan when the woman jumped out of the vehicle and started running, police said. The man pulled out a handgun and shot himself in the head, police said. A man and woman are dead after an apparent murder-suicide on the skyway. Their identities have not been released.

Author: 0 US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

USA officials urged China to work with the United States and others to crack down on illicit North Korean activities that help fund the leadership in Pyongyang, and to prevent their companies from doing business with sanctioned North Korean entities, Tillerson said.The United States has made clear it would like to see an oil embargo and bans on the North Korean airline and guest workers among other moves, steps diplomats say have been resisted by China and Russia.Trump has had high hopes for ...

Author: 0 GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

Senate Republicans plan to reveal text of their draft health care bill on Thursday, Reuters reports . The host noted that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) "kind of blew it off", but pressed King about talking about the bill in session.

Author: 0 Presidential Poll 2017: Prakash Ambedkar emerging top pick of Left

JD (U)'s formal support was expected after Kumar publicly endorsed Kovind's candidature two days ago, calling it "personal happiness", but an official announcement a day before the meeting of opposition parties was unexpected, especially for the Congress .

Author: 0 Duke of Edinburgh (96) being treated at London hospital

Prince Philip , who has been by Queen Elizabeth's side throughout her 65 years on the throne, had been with his wife to watch horse racing at Royal Ascot , west of London, on Tuesday. She was at the House to deliver the Queen's Speech, and was later pictured at the Royal Ascot race meeting. Philip was replaced by son, Prince Charles, who will take over his father's duties on Wednesday.

Author: 0 British police arrest seventh man in London Bridge attack probe

People sit outside the George pub in Borough High Street, London , one week after the terrorist attack on nearby London Bridge and Borough Market, Saturday, June 10, 2017. Police appealed for information about the distinctive 12in pink kitchen knives, which have a ceramic blade and bore the name "Ernesto", a reference to the branding used by Lidl for its homewares range.

Global Media United States sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea
Author: 0 United States sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

North Korea has lambasted the moves, calling the latest known B-1B exercise on May 29 a "nuclear bomb-dropping drill". No cause of death has been determined for student Otto Warmbier (WARM'-beer). Asked whether Trump would still consider meeting with Kim Jong Un given the right conditions, Spicer said: "Clearly we're moving further away, not closer, to those conditions being met".

Author: 0 Cape Town stands out as only metro with a clean audit

But Nel says some concerns remain. He said municipalities should implement effect management - discipline - on officials who fail to comply with applicable legislation while appropriate and timely action be instituted against transgressors.

Global Media International Yoga Day celebrated in Pakistan too
Author: 0 International Yoga Day celebrated in Pakistan too

Yoga ensures a sound mind and body, a system that is based on stability, concentration, good health, self transformation and liberation. Rains failed to dampen the spirits of about 50,000 people who joined in an outdoor yoga session with the prime minister in a park in Lucknow, capital of the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

Author: 0 Philippines Wants to End Marawi Battle before Eid

The trilateral maritime patrol allows Philippine security forces to cross Indonesian and Malaysian border waters in cases of hot pursuit and vice versa. "The military said if we don't use them (bombs), we would be dragged even deeper into this". "I'm afraid our homes and properties have been turned to ashes and nothing can be retrieved or reused", he said.

Author: 0 Iran and Israel Exchange Warnings

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it fired as many as seven missiles at an ISIS compound in Deir Ezzor while Iranian media cited sources who said that the strikes killed 360 militants on Sunday. According to Ya'ari, three of the seven missiles did not even reach Syrian territory, and instead landed in Iraq. In April, Russia briefly suspended cooperation after the US military fired 59 missiles at a Syrian air base following a chemical weapons attack that Washington blamed on the ...

Global Media F-16 jet catches fire, crashes during takeoff in Houston
Author: 0 F-16 jet catches fire, crashes during takeoff in Houston

A spokesman for the Texas Air National Guard 147th Reconnaissance Wing told KPRC that the F-16 had ammunition on board when it crashed. A man who answered the phone at Ellington Field Fire and Emergency Services said the department could not give out any information about the incident at this time.

Global Media Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation
Author: 0 Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation

A White House spokeswoman said the development was "pretty disappointing" and pledged to arrange for individual members to meet one-on-one with Trump. "My opinion and the opinion of most of just about all of the members of the CBC is that the board met (with Trump)". "Through an objective assessment, we have seen no evidence that your Administration acted on our calls for action, and we have in fact witnessed steps that will affirmatively hurt Black communities".

Author: 0 Nomads no more: Camels break Saudi-led blockade of Qatar

Tribesmen in Qatar whose relatives span the modern-day borders of the Arabian Peninsula say the boycott is threatening traditions dear to them including camel herding and falconry. But U.S. media reports said that numerous statements were fake and implanted by foreign hackers in attempt to create division among the Gulf nations.

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.

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