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Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast The National Hurricane Center in Miami said that Tuesday night Cindy was about 230 miles (370 kilometers) south of Morgan City, Louisiana - about 305 miles (491 kilometers) southeast of Galveston, Texas. That will bring at least six to nine inches of rain from southeastern Louisiana to the Florida panhandle. "If I saw rain coming in from the ocean or real hard winds, I know it's not a good ide... [Full Article...]

Egypt court rules against island transfer to Saudi

Egypt court rules against island transfer to Saudi A file photo taken on January 14, 2014 through the window of an airplane shows the Red Sea Tiran (foreground) and the Sanafir (background) islands between Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and Saudi Arabia. "It might see one side has jurisdiction, or that neither side has". The Supreme Administrative Court, however, nullified this agreement on the basis that there was insufficient evidence of the Saudi clai... [Full Article...]

Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering UK gov't program

But after the Queen failed to mention the president's state visit on Wednesday, a senior Trump administration official told CNN : "She didn't mention [the visit] because the date is not yet set". Responding to the speech, industry body techUK said it was clear that Brexit would be the key priority for the next parliament, with the Great Repeal Bill having significant scope for technology prov... [Full Article...]

Drone that spied on THAAD sent by North Korea

Trump has praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for trying to contain North Korea, which counts on China for 90 percent of its trade, but the effort has delivered few results. From Capitol Hill to the White House , pressure is mounting for a tough USA response. In addition to the external exam, the coroner's office reviewed his medical records from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center a... [Full Article...]

Tories and DUP 'still miles apart on deal'

Brtiain's Queen Elizabeth II will set out the government's two-year blueprint for Brexit. The agenda appears to be deliberately modest in ambition and there were no real surprises, reflecting the Conservative party's weakened position in Parliament. [Full Article...]

Queen unveils govt agenda in scaled-down Parliament opening

The queen, at an occasion shorn of its usual pageantry, read out the watered-down list of proposed legislation and lawmakers will then spend the next few days debating before bringing it to a vote. In his last statement on the issue, White House spokesman Sean Spicer had said: "Her Majesty extended an invitation to the president". Adding: "We are focused on building capacity across the system ... [Full Article...]

Pastor's disappearance reignites debate over treasure hunt

Pastor's disappearance reignites debate over treasure hunt Colorado pastor Paris Wallace disappeared last week while searching for the bounty in a rugged area along the Rio Grande in northern New Mexico. When he failed to return, his wife filed a missing person's report. A body was found along the Rio Grande this weekend , not far from where a Colorado pastor left his auto before setting out on the treasure hunt. Near the Rio Pueblo de Taos - a tribu... [Full Article...]

Qatar Demands 'Blockade' Lifted Before Gulf Crisis Talks

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani made the remarks in a press conference in capital Doha on Monday, saying " Qatar is under blockade, there is no negotiation". "They have built a sophisticated podium for jihadism and extremism", he said. "They support groups linked to Al-Qaeda in Syria, Libya... and in Yemen". [Full Article...]

Is President Trump Under Investigation? Here's What We Know

Is President Trump Under Investigation? Here's What We Know Fervent Trump supporter: The Washington Post's Derek Hawkins writes , "Using language popular on the political far right, he has warned repeatedly of a "deep state bureaucracy" out to sabotage the presidency and a "shadow government" led by none other than former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. [Full Article...]

Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched

Davis gave Barnier a book about hiking. These include the issues of Britain's estimated €100 billion (S$175 billion) exit bill, the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain, and the fate of the border in Northern Ireland. [Full Article...]

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

Theresa May has torn up much of the Conservative manifesto to deliver a legislative timetable for the next two years dominated by preparations for Brexit. This year, the Queen has replaced her crown with a hat while her gown has been substituted for a dress. "My government's counter-terrorism strategy will be reviewed to ensure that the police and security services have all the powers they need ... [Full Article...]

OH city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

U.S. officials told CNN that if a sixth nuclear test by North Korea were to occur, it would be clear that the existing pressure by China on North Korea is not working. His colleague from Washington state, Democratic Sen. Kim Jong Un could start talks with the U.S. to bring an end to escalating tensions Another recent missile launch in North Korea. [Full Article...]

Queen Elizabeth II mum about Trump visit

Queen Elizabeth II mum about Trump visit Instead, the Conservatives lost seats and May still hasn't secured a deal with another party to insure Parliament will back the government's agenda. Inside the building, the Queen will deliver a legislative agenda shorn of some of May's flagship policies - most notably a proposal to make the elderly pay more towards their care costs which was blamed for alienating core voters at the election. [Full Article...]

Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen`s Speech

She was accompanied by her eldest son, Prince Charles , after Buckingham Palace confirmed that her husband, Prince Philip , had been hospitalized with an infection. "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", Ms.May said in remarks introducing the policy plan. [Full Article...]

PM's adviser says Raheel Sharif can not be recalled from Saudi Arabia

PM's adviser says Raheel Sharif can not be recalled from Saudi Arabia Adviser to PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said Pakistan will not take any sides in the recent stand-off between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Apprising the Senate committee, he said that the parliamentary resolution on the Saudi-Yemen issue was also passed in April of 2015 by determining that the country would keep distance from Saudi-led campaign inside Yemen and continue with its pursui... [Full Article...]

Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's Speech

The contentious issue of Brexit dominated the speech by Queen Elizabeth II today as she addressed the Parliament unveiling the agenda of the newly appointed Theresa May government. With the controversial elements of her domestic agenda shelved, the Prime Minister is trying to find areas where she can find cross-party agreement. [Full Article...]

Congressional shooter carried list of Republican lawmakers

Congressional shooter carried list of Republican lawmakers The person did not disclose the names but said those listed had been briefed. Mo Brooks of Alabama, Jeff Duncan of SC and Trent Franks of Arizona, The Daily Caller reported . CBS News reported that the note was not necessarily an "assassination list", but that it indicated Hodgkinson had recently focused on the individuals on the list. [Full Article...]

Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda

Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda It was one of five tweets he posted as election results came in from both Georgia and SC, where a Republican also won, though in a race that was much closer than expected. But taking a step back, there's a silver lining for the party that's come up short: if Democrats can seriously compete in red districts in red states like these, they can seriously compete nearly anywhere. [Full Article...]

US Hits 2 Russian Officials, Dozens More With Sanctions

US Hits 2 Russian Officials, Dozens More With Sanctions President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the death of 22-year-old Otto Warmbier after his lengthy detention in North Korea was a "total disgrace", and said if the college student had been returned home to the USA earlier, "I think the result would have been a lot different". [Full Article...]

Ukraine leader says Trump voiced strong support for Kiev during talks

Ukraine leader says Trump voiced strong support for Kiev during talks Moscow is considering a range of retaliatory measures in response to a planned new round of USA sanctions to be imposed on Moscow over its role in Ukraine, the Kremlin said on Wednesday. There was no mention of Russian Federation, nor did Trump respond to questions about the ongoing investigation over possible collusion by members of the Trump administration with Russian Federation during the 2... [Full Article...]


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