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Australia bid for 2023 Women's Football World Cup

Australia bid for 2023 Women's Football World Cup Canada hosted last year's Women's World Cup where the Matildas reached the quarter-finals. "The Matildas are leaders on the worldwide stage and they are wonderful role models in our community. But 86-times capped Matilda Barbieri was hopeful this verdict would be better, anticipating the national team's lofty ranking of eighth would aid the bid. [Full Article...]

Four MPs in running for SNP Westminster leader

Four MPs in running for SNP Westminster leader Ms Sturgeon said a hard Brexit was "no longer viable" after the Conservatives' majority was wiped out in Thursday's vote. Membership of the European single market and the customs union must be at the heart of a new approach, with an immediate guarantee for the rights of EU nationals living in the United Kingdom, she said. [Full Article...]

Hamilton says Mercedes can see the goalposts again

Ahead of him, Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas took second with Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo claiming the final podium spot. This victory was the flawless retort from Hamilton after he toiled to only seventh at the Monaco Grand Prix a fortnight ago. [Full Article...]

Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument He did suggest that a priority is to protect the antiquities within the new monument but not necessarily all the land around them. Among the biggest takeaways from the report were Zinke's request that the President ask Congress to act to enable tribal co-management of the monument. [Full Article...]

UK, US deny Donald Trump's visit to Britain postponed

UK, US deny Donald Trump's visit to Britain postponed The White House denied reports the USA president told British prime minister Theresa May he does not want to ahead with the trip if it will lead to anti-Trump demonstrations. The White House had no immediate comment on the report. May was forced to defend Mayor Sadiq Khan who, as it happens, is a member of the opposition Labor Party. [Full Article...]

Iran arrests seven suspects for supporting ISIS-claimed attacks

One of the two attackers to Imam Khomeini Mausoleum detonated his bomb-vest and the other was shot by security forces. The terrorist acts which led to the "martyrdom and injury" of the Iranians is "a clear sign of enmity" of the mercenaries of global arrogance against the Iranian nation, Khamenei said in a condolence message to the nation over Wednesday's twin deadly attacks by the Islamic State... [Full Article...]

North Korea Picked An Interesting Time To Launch More Missiles

Under third-generation leader Kim Jong Un , North Korea has been conducting missile tests at an unprecedented pace in an effort to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking the mainland United States . It took a few months, but North Korea finally responded to Trump's tweet on Sunday. The editorial went on to say: "The great success of test-firing an intercontinen... [Full Article...]

EU hints that Brexit talks may not start on time

EU hints that Brexit talks may not start on time May however has vowed to stay on, and on Sunday unveiled a largely unchanged new cabinet, which met for the first time on Monday. The visibly weakened premier denied she was feeling "shell-shocked" when quizzed in an interview with Sky News . [Full Article...]

Defense In Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial Rests After Calling Single Witness

June 12, 2017. "If you have sexual relations with somebody when they're out, when they're asleep, when they're unconscious, that is a crime ", Steele told the jury . Andrea Constand watched from the front row of the packed courtroom gallery on Monday as Cosby's lawyers spent almost two hours seizing on inconsistencies in her story in a final push for acquittal. [Full Article...]

Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback His is a more junior role and any changes to MPs in those positions is expected today. Damian Green , a lawmaker in the pro-EU wing of the party, was promoted to first secretary of state - effectively deputy prime minister. Following the election, the Financial Times editorialised that "the sheer importance of this moment in Britain's history, suggests the idea of a national unity governmen... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions wants his testimony to be open to the public

But before we get too excited, remember that Sessions is a liar who met with Russians and completely forgot that he met with Russians during his confirmation hearing for attorney general. Embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the first USA senator to endorse President Donald Trump's candidacy, finds himself swept up in virtually every issue that has confounded the administration's efforts to... [Full Article...]

Brexit talks may not start on June 19, David Davis suggests

Merkel said Britain was part of Europe regardless of Brexit, and that she wanted the country to remain a good partner. That was also the broadly desired outcome in Brussels, where leaders believed that a stronger May would be better able to cut compromise deals with the European Union and resist pressure from hardline pro-Brexit factions in her party which have called for Britain to reject Europ... [Full Article...]

Video shows the moment police shot London Bridge terrorists

Video shows the moment police shot London Bridge terrorists On Monday the Metropolitan police's counter-terrorism command said it knew the identity of all three attackers , but: "Inquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity of their accomplice". Scotland Yard has confirmed that Butt was known to police and MI5 but said there was "no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned" and the probe "had been prioritised accordingly". [Full Article...]

Trump 'prepared to testify' over exchanges with Comey

Chris Murphy of CT, who said in a statement after Comey's testimony that Trump should square the differing accounts before Congress . The lawyer, Jay Sekulow , also asserted that former FBI Director James B. and WOW, Comey is a leaker". Schumer, appearing on CBS News' "Face the Nation" Sunday, said the president needs to "say what he means", after the president refused to say last wee... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom election: So what is a hung parliament?

United Kingdom election: So what is a hung parliament? As a parliamentary system, the UK's government is formed by the party that holds the majority of seats in the parliament. The Conservatives look set to continue with their skills agenda after Theresa May managed to secure a deal to form a new government after a disastrous election for her party. [Full Article...]

May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has sought assurances from Mrs May that " nothing should happen " to endanger the Good Friday Agreement. He said the industry organisation had always supported a "pragmatic" approach to the challenges of Brexit , and said the government had (in principle) pledged to support its calls for a "free and frictionless" border and open access to talent in highly s... [Full Article...]

Trump's America: More torture sessions for Jeff

Trump's America: More torture sessions for Jeff There had been some question as to whether the hearing would be open to the public, but the Justice Department said Monday he requested it be so because he "believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him". [Full Article...]

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Detained On Day Of Large Protests

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Detained On Day Of Large Protests A Moscow court has ruled that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny should be jailed for 30 days for staging an unsanctioned rally in Moscow . An Associated Press reporter has counted more than 200 people arrested by police at an unsanctioned opposition rally in St. Petersburg. Instead, they were more concerned about the future - a future with fewer prospects under President ... [Full Article...]

Over 200 detained in Russian anti-corruption protests: NGO

Petersburg. The protest Monday was part of a day of demonstrations throughout Russian Federation spearheaded by Alexei Navalny , the anti-corruption campaigner who has emerged as Russia's most prominent opposition figure and who has announced he intends to run for president next year. [Full Article...]

Theresa May 'promises to get Tories out of the mess she created'

Speaking at a meeting of the Conservative Party's 1922 committee , the Prime Minister said she would carry on in the job, saying: "I got us into this mess so I'm going to get us out of it". Brexit will likely be on the agenda at the Paris meeting, after May confirmed she will stick to the timetable of negotiations. Talks between the DUP and the British prime minister today are expected ... [Full Article...]


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