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'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit At the first formal Brexit negotiations Monday, Britain accepted the EU's timetable that the exit bill, citizens' rights and the Northern Ireland border be settled before its request for a free trade deal be considered. Brexit negotiations about the terms of leaving the bloc began on Monday but Mr Tusk addressed the prospect of Britain reversing its decision, quoting a line from the 1... [Full Article...]

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to 'fair' condition after shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to 'fair' condition after shooting U.S. Representative Steve Scalise , the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives, was upgraded to fair condition on Wednesday, the hospital said , a week after he was shot in Virginia during congressional baseball practice. Sava said that Scalise's doctors "fully expect him to walk.and hopefully run" in the future. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said that Scalise had been talki... [Full Article...]

Muslim girl's death in Virginia may be hate crime, say police

He has been charged with murder. The New York Times reports that Hassanen and a group of friends had enjoyed a bite at McDonald's and were returning to a late-night event at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society , when, at 3:40 a.m., they came across driver Martinez Torres . [Full Article...]

Palestinians reject ISIL claim of Jerusalem attacks

Palestinians reject ISIL claim of Jerusalem attacks The attack "will not be the last", it added. On Saturday, Israeli police rounded up over 350 Palestinians in Jerusalem in a mass crackdown on undocumented workers, a police spokesman said. In terms of ISIS claims of responsibility for Friday's bloodshed, Rosenfeld said the three suspects coordinated between themselves. All three were from the West Bank village of Deir Abu-Mashal, near the city... [Full Article...]

May Presents Bills in Queen's Speech to Take Britain Out of EU

France can play the role of a "driving motor" but only if it first carries out key reforms at home, he said in an interview with eight European newspapers. And a senior British official added: "We have been clear on the ECJ that we are taking back control of our own laws". Mrs May left the meeting shortly after delivering her statement, in order to allow the EU27 to receive a briefing from Mr Ba... [Full Article...]

At Least 61 Die in Portugal Forest Fire

Portugal battles forest fires every summer but rarely those that cause such significant loss of life. More than 1,000 firefighters are tackling the wildfires around the town of Pedrogao Grande , where 62 people died Saturday night. Government officials said an assessment will be made of the cause. Fifty seven people were killed and dozens more injured after hot and windy conditions fanned ... [Full Article...]

5 killed in auto bomb targeting police station in Somalia's Mogadishu

5 killed in auto bomb targeting police station in Somalia's Mogadishu Aamin Ambulance Service said it had transported seven bodies and 12 wounded. A Somali police officer says a suicide auto bomber has detonated near the gate of a police station in the capital, Mogadishu . A auto bomb has exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, killing and wounding dozens of civilians and members of the security forces waiting t... [Full Article...]

EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defence ties, migration

When the EU's 27 other governments agree that "sufficient progress" has been made on these, which they hope may be this autumn, they will authorise Mr Barnier to start talks on a post-Brexit trade deal. "We want to provide early assurances, and it has always been our position that we want to outline our principles at this dinner and that is what we are going to do". [Full Article...]

'These Cuts Are Blood Money': Elizabeth Warren Slams Senate Health Care Bill

Ducey has been pressuring the senators for more flexibility on Medicaid but hasn't said how he might avoid dropping those people from coverage. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled the bill , drafted in secret by a handful of lawmakers and aides, at a closed-door session with party faithful. [Full Article...]

Meira Kumar is Opposition's Presidential nominee

Meira Kumar is Opposition's Presidential nominee Shiv Sena on Tuesday ended the suspense on its support to NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, saying it will back him. In fact, she was surprised at his name being mentioned. Asked if the faction, which has 12 MPs and an equal number of MLAs, was supporting Kovind since he hailed from the dalit community, Panneerselvam said the presidential nominee has been a MP twice, besides having s... [Full Article...]

London fire: 600 buildings have similar cladding

Pressure is increasing on the leader of Kensington and Chelsea council to resign in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire. However, a spokesperson from the Department for Communities and Local Government denied involvement, saying, "The appointment of chief executives is entirely the responsibility of the local authority". [Full Article...]

Connecticut special education teacher accused of having sex with student

Connecticut special education teacher accused of having sex with student But Ramos admitting having a sexual relationship with the victim from December 2016 through April, having sex mostly in her vehicle, police said. Court documents said "as a 'normal teacher helping a student, ' but about a month to six weeks ago Mrs. [Full Article...]

German intelligence 'spied on White House'

German intelligence 'spied on White House' The findings will likely prompt further embarrassment for the German government. It also received " follow-up data " from well over 100 foreign embassies in Washington and worldwide organizations such as the global Monetary Fund (IMF), Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Washington office of the Arab League, the German magazine said. [Full Article...]

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election Government officials from DHS and FBI Wednesday also said for the first time there were "election-related systems in 21 states that were targeted" by Russian hackers during the 2016 presidential election. Specifically, Johnson was questioned about whether the DHS helped the DNC after learning about possible Russian hacking. Twenty-one states saw such intrusions past year, a senior offici... [Full Article...]

Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020

A little-known super PAC also made a small TV buy in the contest with an ad tying Ossoff to the alleged gunman, who appeared to be motivated by anger at the GOP and Trump. In Kansas in April, in Montana last month and in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, Democratic candidates outperformed their party's past showings, but still fell short where it counts: Republicans won. [Full Article...]

Afghan soldier kills 2 United States soldiers

In some cases Afghan troops have been forced to abandon more scattered and rural bases, and the government can claim to control or influence only 57 percent of the country, according to USA military estimates from earlier this year. Afghan official: Two US soldiers killed and two others wounded in attack by Afghan soldier. It is not the first time that a local solider has fired on its global par... [Full Article...]

Syrian military says seizes ground towards Iraqi border

Syrian military says seizes ground towards Iraqi border Russian Federation threatened aircraft from the USA -led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline meant to avoid collisions in retaliation for the US military shooting down a Syrian warplane on Sunday. Warring with each other and well as with Assad and moderate rebels, al-Nusra Front merged with several other entities under the umbrella name Tahrir al-Sham in January 2017. [Full Article...]

Australia resumes airstrikes on ISIS in Syria despite Russian threats

Australia resumes airstrikes on ISIS in Syria despite Russian threats The incidents mark an escalation in the area around At Tanf - a base near the Syrian-Jordanian border manned by coalition forces that are advising an anti-ISIS Syrian rebel group. The decision came amid increasing tension between the USA and Russian Federation, which warned it would track coalition aircraft in Syria as potential "targets", and halted a military hotline with Washington over t... [Full Article...]

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at European Union summit

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at European Union summit Speaking as she arrived at the summit, Mrs May said there had been a "constructive" start to the Brexit talks. Merkel welcomed May's promises, but insisted that "there are, of course, many, many other issues". "You may say I'm a dreamer, but I am not the only one." he added, borrowing the chorus from Lennon's Imagine . Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has immediately countered the sugg... [Full Article...]

BJP man held for printing fake currencies

BJP man held for printing fake currencies Police detected fake currency worth Rs 1.5 lakh in the first floor of Erasheri Rajesh's house near Anjamparathi at Srinarayanapuram in Thrissur and printers in a separate room especially equipped for the racket. The cops also took in custody printing machines that were used to print the counterfeit notes. The raids were initiated as part of the Operation Kubera launched by the police against i... [Full Article...]


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