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Author: 0 Northern Ireland party agrees to prop up United Kingdom government

Mrs Foster said she was "delighted" with a package which includes £1 billion of new funding for infrastructure and health spending, along with enhanced flexibility on nearly £500 million of previously allocated cash. May will need the support of the DUP - which has 10 MPs - to get the legislation outlined in the speech through parliament. The leader of a Northern Ireland-based party is in London to finalize an agreement with Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative-led government to ...

Author: 0 Britain's May Forms Minority Government With Backing Of Northern Irish Party

Theresa May fell nine seats short of an overall majority after the snap election , meaning she is reliant on other parties to pass legislation, including relating to the terms of the UK's withdrawal from the EU. The DUP are a Protestant, working-class party with a socially conservative domestic platform, focused primarily on maintaining Northern Ireland's place within the United Kingdom, in line with a clear majority of the Province's residents.

Global Media Messaging app 'used by terrorists' set to be banned by Russian Federation
Author: 0 Messaging app 'used by terrorists' set to be banned by Russian Federation

The FSB says the terrorist who killed 15 people in St Petersburg in April used the app whilst planning the attack with accomplices, making use of the end-to-end encryption to evade detection by authorities. "Throughout the course of operational and tracking activities to detect hidden cells of worldwide terrorist organizations, the Russian Federal Security Service records mass usage of online messengers by their members to carry out secret communication between each other and their supervisors ...

Global Media President Pranab Mukherjee greets country on Eid
Author: 0 President Pranab Mukherjee greets country on Eid

Amidst the day's celebration therefore, Muslims should spare a thought for the entire country and how to lift it from its persistent underdevelopment. Now, as they commemorate Eid with family and friends, they carry on the tradition of helping neighbors and breaking bread with people from all walks of life.

Author: 0 GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar

That Qatar hosts a large USA military base and has the backing of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey likely makes any sort of attempt to oust the Emir by force virtually impossible. "A productive next step would be for each of the countries to sit together and continue this conversation", Tillerson was quoted as saying . What is behind the campaign against Al Jazeera? Bahrain, one of the other countries involved in the spat, is host to U.S.

Global Media India yet to digest idea of a lone woman traveller: Nupur Swaraswat
Author: 0 India yet to digest idea of a lone woman traveller: Nupur Swaraswat

She then made a decision to let the world know about her woes. Nupur Saraswat , a spoken word artist, told the BBC she was in the city for a performance but was told by her hotel that "single ladies" were not allowed. Make a scene. Make Goibibo listen. Maybe you'll arrive on an 11pm flight and they will refuse to let you stay. "When we get reservations from GoIbibo, we are not informed if the booking is for male or female", asks Ganesh.

Author: 0 UK prime minister wins N Ireland party's support govt

According to the deal, there will be 1 billion pound extra fund for Northern Ireland over the next two years. McDowell was part of a group of church leaders who are urging Northern Ireland's politicians to strike a power sharing deal for the common good of everyone.

Global Media Top Democrat Lambaste Obama Response Over Russian Hacks
Author: 0 Top Democrat Lambaste Obama Response Over Russian Hacks

Tweeting that Obama knew far ahead of the election about the Russian meddling in the election but did nothing, suggests that he may have finally come to terms with what multiple intelligence agencies have been telling him about Russia's meddling in the United States elections.

Global Media Correctional Services confirms 'strippers' on prison grounds
Author: 0 Correctional Services confirms 'strippers' on prison grounds

Images of " half naked women " mingling with prisoners from Sun City went viral on social media, of what appears to be a provocative entertainment show at Sun City prison in Naturena, Johannesburg. "We will make sure that those found guilty face the consequences of their actions and also that sufficient measures are in place to ensure that such incidents are not repeated".

Global Media Paul Minnesota During Protests Of Philando Castile Shooting Verdict
Author: 0 Paul Minnesota During Protests Of Philando Castile Shooting Verdict

After the verdict, Castile's mother, Valerie told the media, "There has always been a systemic problem in the state of Minnesota , and me thinking, common sense that we would get justice". Outside the courthouse, Valerie Castile said Yanez got away with "murder", noting that her son was wearing a seatbelt and in a vehicle with his girlfriend and her then-4-year-old daughter when he was shot .

Global Media 79 presumed dead in London fire
Author: 0 79 presumed dead in London fire

Mr Cundy said the death toll may still change, but not as significantly as it has in recent days. "It is really important that we are clear about the scale of the challenge facing us as our teams search Grenfell Tower to recover those people still inside and return them to their loved ones", he said in a statement.

Author: 0 Narendra Modi: India PM talks tough on terror ahead of Trump meeting

Google's Sundar Pichai , Amazon's Jeff Bezos , Apple's Tim Cook and Adobe's Shantanu Narayen were among those in attendance at the roundtable of 20 heads of companies that took place at the Hotel Willard Intercontinental. Modi , on a two-day visit to the United States capital, held a roundtable here on Sunday with 20 top executives of American companies. Initial signs were upbeat, with Mr Trump describing PM Modi as a "true friend!" on Twitter , and the PM posting that he ...

Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

In the semifinals, Portugal will play against the runner-up in Group B on Wednesday in Kazan . "It was hard to play better than we played because the grass was not very good". "To be perfectly honest I did not see the replay [of the goal] as I was dealing with something else", he said. Ronaldo scoring the penalty. Cristiano Ronaldo notched up his 75th worldwide goal as Portugal turned on the style to beat New Zealand 4-0 and top Group A.

Author: 0 Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

It led to at least 746 people temporarily detained at US airports, some being deported back to their home countries, and untold numbers of others prevented from boarding their flights at airports overseas. The revised travel ban , issued in March, blocks most new immigrants from six predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days.

Author: 0 PM invites US CEOs to invest in India

Trump's administration has meanwhile indicated it could take a tougher stance on Pakistan, which India has long accused of harboring militant groups. Both leaders will be meeting in the background of a trade deficit in India's favor. While Trump champions the idea of "America First" and wants to stop the migration of jobs overseas, Modi has his own drive to boost manufacturing at home, dubbed " Make in India ".

Author: 0 Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech

The queen carried with her royal duties at the ceremonial opening of the new Parliament despite the announcement that her husband, Prince Philip, has been hospitalised. "The election result was not the one I hoped for, but this government will respond with humility and resolve to the message the electorate sent", May said in a statement.

Author: 0 Supreme Court will hear Trump travel ban challenge

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg also is expected to take part in the travel ban, despite criticism of Trump she made to The Associated Press and other news organizations last summer. "The interest in preserving national security is 'an urgent objective of the highest order , '" the ruling said. Speaking on ABC's "This Week" program on Sunday, Kellyanne Conway, a Trump adviser, declined to say if there has been any communication between the White House and Kennedy.

Author: 0 Senator Ron Johnson: 'We should not be voting on [AHCA] next week'

Susan Collins of ME said on ABC's "This Week" when asked whether the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump could get her support by week's end. GARCIA-NAVARRO: How much of a voice has the insurance industry had in putting together this legislation? The Congressional Budget Office has yet to score the Senate plan , but has found the House measure known as the American Health Care Act would leave 23 million more people without health insurance over the ...

Global Media Pakistan Beefs Up Border Patrol After Attacks in 3 Cities
Author: 0 Pakistan Beefs Up Border Patrol After Attacks in 3 Cities

Pakistani investigators collect evidence from the site of a shooting incident in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, June 23, 2017. In March, a second Taliban attack in another market killed a further 22 people. The Parachinar blasts were the deadliest in a series of militant attacks across Pakistan Friday which killed at least 85 people, unnerving citizens ahead of Eid.

Global Media Australia suspends air ops as crisis escalates
Author: 0 Australia suspends air ops as crisis escalates

The sole focus of coalition forces in Iraq and Syria remains on defeating Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists in those nations, a Pentagon spokesman said today. Russian Defense Ministry said its own warplanes had been in the same space as the Syrian-U.S. strike, according to The Washington Post . As a result of the threat, Australia said on Tuesday it would suspend its military campaign.

Author: 0 Supreme Court Will Hear Gerrymandering Case

Their lawsuit claimed that Republicans spread Democrats thin among some districts so that they could not achieve a majority. The judges further ordered the redrawing of the state Assembly District lines in advance of the Fall 2018 legislative elections, but Gov.

Global Media Clinton colluded with Democratic Party to beat Sanders
Author: 0 Clinton colluded with Democratic Party to beat Sanders

Is she allowed to so collude? To collude is to "come to a secret understanding for a harmful objective; conspire", which is not what Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party did in the primary. In a series of tweets earlier this week Trump criticized the Obama administration's handling of the Russian election hacking. "I feel like we sort of choked", one former senior Obama aide told the Post , referring to the administration's decision to impose sanctions and insert cyberweapons ...

Global Media 153 die in oil tanker explosion in Pakistan
Author: 0 153 die in oil tanker explosion in Pakistan

He said one of the injured also requested him for a job, and the PM said he promised him of vocation once he pulls through. The truck veered off the road Sunday when the driver lost control in the city of Bahawalpur, police official Mohammad Akhtar told CNN.

Global Media S. Korean President calls for N. Korean Olympic participation
Author: 0 S. Korean President calls for N. Korean Olympic participation

Newly-elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in spoke during an inspection tour of a test launch of a ballistic missile being developed by his country. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. North Korea now has three more American citizens imprisoned, two of them detained in April and May.

Global Media US Supreme Court rules for Columbia church in playground case
Author: 0 US Supreme Court rules for Columbia church in playground case

Davey . The Trinity Lutheran case stems from efforts by the church to improve its preschool playground by applying in 2012 for Missouri's scrap-tire grant program, which provides money to install safe, rubberized ground coverings that provide an environmentally friendly use for old tires.

Author: 0 Qatar seen rejecting list of 13 severe demands to end Gulf crisis

The demands were presented to Qatar by Kuwait on June 22. Trade and commerce with Iran that complies with global and USA sanctions will be allowed to continue. "Iran has delivered good exports to Qatar to compensate for Qatar's reliance on Saudi food supplies that have been cut off", the report stated. The embargo has been co-ordinated by the Saudis along with the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt .

Author: 0 GST could be studied in US B-schools: Modi

He said Indians hate corruption and that his government is determined to address this challenge of corruption. The common people hated this... What PM Modi's statement indicates is that India is not a pushover on security issues and will limit global intervention on the Kashmir issue.

Global Media Rajnath hopes Eid will help in bringing peace in Kashmir
Author: 0 Rajnath hopes Eid will help in bringing peace in Kashmir

The police were forced to use tear gas on the protesters, who were throwing stones at them. "The security forces are exercising maximum restraint while dealing with the stone-pelting mobs", a senior police officer here said. Many waved Pakistan flags. Top resistance leaders, Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, were placed under house arrest to prevent them from addressing any Eid gathering.

Author: 0 Modi invites US business, says GST will ease way

Observers highlighted some similarities between the men, such as their populist message. Modi received a comprehensive briefing by senior Indian officials Sunday evening to prepare him for the much-anticipated meeting with Trump. On fighting terrorism, Kugelman said the two leaders have a similar worldview - that "it needs to be destroyed wherever it rears its murderous head".

Author: 0 UAE condemns "terrorist crime" targeting Grand Mosque in Makkah

Hundreds of thousands of worshippers were gathered for at the mosque for prayers on the last Friday Ramadan. And noting that "Prime Minister Saad Hariri's government is working seriously and honestly" for the sake of the country, the mufti called on authorities to address the proliferation of arms and to curb violent crime.

Author: 0 Senate GOP health care bill vote: The whip count

GOP Senator Susan Collins of ME, who has not yet said she will vote against the bill, expressed reservations towards it to news outlets today. Warren, a leading liberal and defender of the Affordable Care Act , has opposed efforts to pass a bill to replace the law.

Author: 0 Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US urges sides to talk

Tillerson also urged all sides to " lower " their rhetoric to ease tensions, and said that the USA would stay in " close contact " with all parties and support Kuwait in its mediation efforts. The airspace , land and sea of our country will always be open to Qatar as a brotherly and neighbouring country", he continued. That Qatar hosts a large USA military base and has the backing of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey likely makes any sort of attempt to oust the Emir by ...

Author: 0 Car Hits Eid Crowd in Newcastle; Injures 6

Six people, including three children, were taken to hospital following the incident in Newcastle on Sunday morning. No other suspects are being sought and authorities do not believe the incident to be terror-related. Witnesses said prayers had ended but people were gathered in the vehicle park afterwards. She was praying with us just before this all happened. The locals thanked the emergency medical services, the police and over 100 volunteers from the mosque for their quick response to ...

Global Media The most powerful ship of the British first went to sea
Author: 0 The most powerful ship of the British first went to sea

After leaving Rosyth, she will embark on around six weeks of sea trials before returning to Fife for further fitting out. When this one begins to service fully, it is capable of operating with a crew of 1,000 and a whopping 40 aircraft. It will be fine if the calculations are accurate given the arbitrary winds and water, otherwise, there are a few people in the United Kingdom who are apprehensive about the ship sailing.

Global Media U.S. shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border
Author: 0 U.S. shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

The U.S. -led coalition said the location where the drone was destroyed was close to where another "pro-regime" drone, which intelligence sources had also identified as an Iranian Shahed 129 UAV, was shot down on June 8 after allegedly dropping bombs near coalition forces.

Author: 0 Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill

Ben Ray, a senior communications adviser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, said in a post on Twitter that Heller's video footage from Friday's press conference is "already clipped and saved". "And unless it gets fixed, I would - look, I'm against it". Toomey said there are a lot of misconceptions with the bill that he wants to clear up. It would be politically hard for Heller to take a different stance on the measure from the popular Sandoval.

Global Media Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End
Author: 0 Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End

Here's some help in wishing your friends and family on the happy occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. The statement further adds that: "Let us also pray for our beloved country Ghana; let us pray for peace, unity and prosperity. For their part, the Trump White House issued a brief statement that read in part the following. Trump has been criticized for his administration's response to various events throughout Ramadan, starting with the White House statement at the beginning of Ramadan that was ...

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing USA student Otto Warmbier

Friday a spokesman claimed his death was a mystery . The spokesman said that Warmbier was provided with proper medical treatment, and questioned why he died so soon after returning to the US. Military-to-military exchanges should also be upgraded and mechanisms of notification established in order to cut the risks of "judgment errors" between the Chinese and US militaries, the statement also said.

Global Media 18 protesters arrested after Philando Castile court decision
Author: 0 18 protesters arrested after Philando Castile court decision

Conviction on the manslaughter charge requires the jury to find Yanez guilty of "culpable negligence", which the judge described in jury instructions as gross negligence with an element of recklessness. Castile's taillight was out; Yanez also testified he thought Castile resembled a suspect in a recent convenience store robbery. They contended that Castile was not a threat.

Author: 0 Explosion at Brussels train station considered terrorist attack: Belgian federal prosecutor

A federal magistrate in Belgium says that the suspect who was shot and killed by soldiers at the Brussels central station had Moroccan nationality and wasn't known to authorities for terror activities. "I saw two policemen coming towards me and telling me in French to "get out, get out and go up the stairs", she told the Daily Record. A soldier confronted the man and shot him several times, and he died on the spot.

Author: 0 Police shooting videos don't mean justice for black people

This is also what Castile's fiance Diamond Reynolds relayed in the Facebook Live video she began streaming just moments after the shots were fired, which went viral across the US. Before Castile finishes that sentence, Yanez has his hand on his own gun and is pulling it out of the holster. The Yanez jury deliberated for roughly 29 hours before making a decision regarding the officer's fate.

Author: 0 Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

Commenting on Tillerson's remarks that some of the demands "will be very hard for Qatar to meet", Bays said: "It is an acknowledgement from the secretary of state that some of these demands are clearly not reasonable or actionable - and I think that will be an important marker coming from the US".

Global Media Parents don't buy North Korea's excuse for son's coma
Author: 0 Parents don't buy North Korea's excuse for son's coma

Warmbier , a University of Virginia student, was serving a 15-year sentence for allegedly trying to steal a banner containing a political slogan that was hanging from a wall in his Pyongyang hotel. Warmbier said recently, they made a decision to go public with their situation and shortly thereafter, Otto was home. The U.S. government this week issued a rare alert squarely blaming the North Korean government for a raft of cyber attacks stretching back to 2009 and warning that more were ...

Global Media People Are Believed Dead In London's Grenfell Tower Apartment Fire
Author: 0 People Are Believed Dead In London's Grenfell Tower Apartment Fire

A Book of Condolence for the victims of last week's fire at Grenfell Tower in London is to be opened at Belfast City Hall. Cundy added that authorities are investigating whether any crimes had been committed in the fire. The police investigation will be "wide ranging", according to the Met, looking at the construction of the building, the recent refurbishment, how it was managed and maintained, and fire safety measures .

Author: 0 Tory-DUP deal: Arlene Foster hopeful of reaching agreement

The agreement was signed by Tory chief whip Gavin Williamson and the DUP's Sir Jeffrey Donaldson while Mrs May and Mrs Foster, along with Damian Green and Nigel Dodds, watched on. "I think that this agreement will bring the prospects of doing at deal at Stormont closer because this will have a positive impact in relation to Northern Ireland".

Author: 0 Trump Executive Order Ramps Up Apprenticeship Programs

With the stroke of his pen, President Trump aims to fill some of the six million jobs in the United States. Trump's order directs Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta to develop new regulations that would create an additional channel of access to that system.

Author: 0 Portugal fires: confusion over plane crash claim

Planes from Spain, France, Italy and Morocco are among those helping to fight the fires. A couple standing on top of a hill look at the damage of the forest fire in Serra do Macario, central Portugal, Tuesday, June 20 2017. Civil Protection Agency spokesman Fausto Coutinho said authorities had received reports of a plane crash near where the deadliest wildfires on record are raging.

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