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Prince Philip Hospitalized With Infection

Recently, Philip announced that he would be no longer taking part in public duties starting in August, but that he "may still choose to attend public events from time to time". Elizabeth and Philip, who married at Westminster Abbey in 1947, are due to celebrate their platinum, or 70th, wedding anniversary in November. The queen missed a traditional Christmas church service previous year for the ... [Full Article...]

Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

So it came as no surprise when, after Handel edged out Ossoff by 3.8 points, the president and his allies were quick to declare the victory proof of voters' support for Trumpism and the Republican Party. 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. [Full Article...]

'Obstruction doesn't work': Trump gloats after Democrats lose Georgia special election

'Obstruction doesn't work': Trump gloats after Democrats lose Georgia special election After Republican Karen Handel was pronounced victorious in Georgia's special election for the sixth congressional district Tuesday, the reaction on Twitter was split down partisan lines.It included a lot of puns on the word "Ossoff". 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. [Full Article...]

Trump UK visit absent from Queen's speech

Trump UK visit absent from Queen's speech Prince Philip is missing what was likely to be his final appearance at the State Opening after being admitted to hospital with an infection last night. Outgoing Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said a "slimmed down Queen's Speech shows a Government on the edge". According to YouGov, the Prime Minister is now "almost as unpopular as pre-campaign Corbyn". [Full Article...]

Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS Iran deployed troops across Iraq in the fight against ISIL and is accused of heavy political interference in the country since the US-led invasion in 2003. Tourjman went on to say that the strikes also carried a message to the sponsors of terrorism, particularly the USA government which, on the one hand, claims it is fighting terrorism, and on the other hand sponsors ISIS militants. [Full Article...]

15 arrested in MP for celebrating Pakistan's Champions Trophy win

15 arrested in MP for celebrating Pakistan's Champions Trophy win The morale of Pakistani players was incredibly high. After a long time Pakistan won a mega event particularly by defeating India. It bears mentioning that as soon as Pakistani team sent Indian XI to pavilion after setting a staggering 339 runs target for them, cricket fans poured out on streets in Pakistan, UAE and London especially. [Full Article...]

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

Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering United Kingdom gov't program The Queen's speech has given a further indication that Donald Trump's planned state visit to the United Kingdom has been put on hold, after the monarch did not mention it in her address. At least 79 people are presumed dead in one of the country's worst disasters in a generation. In the wake of the Grenfell blaze and the terror attacks, Mrs May also announced plans for a civil disaster taskfor... [Full Article...]

3rd International Yoga Day: Watch PM Modi perform yoga asanas amidst drizzling

3rd International Yoga Day: Watch PM Modi perform yoga asanas amidst drizzling The Indian streets enjoyed a specter as people of all age groups wearing lovely clothing had an all inclusive yoga session. It was the third event since its inception in 2015. The main function in India was held in northern Indian city of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Large number of people from all walks of life observed International Yoga Day in West Bengal in Wednesday and particip... [Full Article...]

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...]

Macron party set for big win in French parliamentary polls

Such a large majority would strengthen the fiercely pro-EU leader's hand in the Brexit talks. "The tornado was too strong, the two votes too close", Jean-Christophe Cambadélis, the first secretary of the French Socialist party, said in a statement Sunday night. [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

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

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...]


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