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Perez Defends Pelosi Against Calls for Her to Step Down

Perez Defends Pelosi Against Calls for Her to Step Down And she remains the party's most prodigious fundraiser, bringing in $567.9 million for the party since she joined leadership in 2002. "I think I'm worth it", she said. Numerous criticisms of Hillary Clinton uttered during the Democratic primary campaign by Bernie Sanders and others traced their lineage to Republican condemnations against her and her husband that had been first trot... [Full Article...]

China, US Agree on 'Complete, Irreversible' Korean Denuclearization

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that #The United States , during the meeting with Chinese diplomats and defense officials, called on Beijing to create greater economic and political pressure on North Korea . "We oppose changes to the status quo of the past through the militarization of outposts in the South China Sea and excessive maritime claims unsupported by global law,... [Full Article...]

Firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London

There have now been no reports of any causalities. A man has been reportedly taken to hospital to be treated for the effects of breathing in smoke at the four-storey building on Turin Street, Bethnal Green. Members of the emergency services watch as Grenfell Tower is engulfed by fire on June 14, 2017 in west London. Bethnal Green Road has been closed in both directions. [Full Article...]

Number of refugees entering United States drops by half under Trump

Number of refugees entering United States drops by half under Trump The statistics were released by the Department of Homeland Security, based on information supplied by the State Department. The only common denominator between both administrations is the refugees' countries of origin. But for now, even with all the outcry, Trump doesn't appear to be pulling back on cracking down on the refugee program or illegal immigration. The Trump administration, meanwh... [Full Article...]

Midfielder Harrop joins Preston from Man United

Midfielder Harrop joins Preston from Man United United had offered the Stockport-born youngster a new contract, but the player has opted to put his career first and venture forth in search of regular game time. Adnan Januzaj could soon join him with the Daily Mail suggesting United have agreed a fee of £10m with Real Sociedad, paving the way for the Belgian's departure. [Full Article...]

Australia welcomes charges against alleged Bali bombing mastermind

Australia welcomes charges against alleged Bali bombing mastermind The US war court has charged the Guantanamo Bay detainee Riduan "Hambali" Isomuddin with seven different counts, including murder and attempted murder in violation of the law of war; intentionally causing serious bodily injury; terrorism; attacking civilians ; and related charges. [Full Article...]

US believes North Korea has carried out another missile test

North Korea has tested a new rocket engine as part of its efforts to build a missile capable of reaching the American mainland, U.S. officials said. The US military "successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile target" in a test conducted amid concerns over the North's weapons program, it said. [Full Article...]

Qatar says Saudi-led ultimatum unreasonable

Qatar says Saudi-led ultimatum unreasonable The Al-Jazeera network it hosts has provided exposure for groups ranging from the Muslim Brotherhood to al-Qaida, and is seen by its critics as a mouthpiece for extremist ideology. The four countries cut ties with Qatar earlier this month over allegations that it funds terrorism - an accusation President Donald Trump has echoed. [Full Article...]

May asked to explain if Rupert Murdoch had role in cabinet reshuffle

May asked to explain if Rupert Murdoch had role in cabinet reshuffle Previous government positions held by Mr Gove include Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning, Education Secretary, Chief Whip and then Justice Secretary after the 2015 General Election. Gove, who led sweeping reforms when running the education and justice departments under May's predecessor David Cameron, was criticised by members of the governing Conservative party for killing off a leadership ... [Full Article...]

Presidential poll: BJP to file Ram Nath Kovind's nomination on June 23

Presidential poll: BJP to file Ram Nath Kovind's nomination on June 23 NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind will start a nation-wide tour on June 25, stopping first in Uttar Pradesh, where he will talk to members of the electoral college that votes for the new president. "It is my belief that the post of the president is above party politics and I will strive to keep it so", he said in a brief address to the media. For presidential elections, votes are marked... [Full Article...]

Man Charged in Suspected Terrorist Attack at Mich. Airport

Man Charged in Suspected Terrorist Attack at Mich. Airport The assailant reportedly stabbed the officer in the neck after shouting, " Allahu akbar ", which translates to "God is great" in Arabic. Ftouhi was taken into custody within a minute of the attack. Neville's condition was upgraded from critical to stable. He says Neville retired as a lieutenant. The attack occurred just before 10am local time, prompting officials to evacuate and shut down the ... [Full Article...]

Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border In the past Israel has responded to stray fire by hitting Syrian regime positions. Israel has repeatedly said it would not intervene in the internal fighting in Syria , but is widely believed to have been carrying out airstrikes at Syria's weapons shipments and providing medical treatment to hundreds of wounded Syrians reaching the borders. [Full Article...]

Prez poll: With 63% of votes in bag, Kovind win seems certain

Prez poll: With 63% of votes in bag, Kovind win seems certain That's how the presidential election between the National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ) candidate Kovind and the Congress-led Opposition candidate Meira Kumar is generally seen as. Asked whether the Opposition could have set the narrative had it announced its candidate earlier, a senior Congress leader said, "May be...but BJP would have then said that the Opposition did not wait, and that ... [Full Article...]

May negotiates minorty govt deal with DUP, urges national unity

May negotiates minorty govt deal with DUP, urges national unity Theresa May has apologised to Tory MPs for the party's election performance, telling them "I got us into this mess I'll get us out of it ". "Sources say delay over government deal with DUP not because talks are "stuttering" - 95 percent agreed between both sides". [Full Article...]

North Korea tests a rocket engine

North Korea tests a rocket engine He said the failure of China to impose more sanctions on Pyongyang is raising fresh doubts about his administration's strategy for countering the threat from North Korea . "Despite many years of urging North Korea to cease its unsafe and risky behaviour, it has continued to test ballistic missiles, it's continued its nuclearisation program, so we welcome any new, fresh ideas that the new ad... [Full Article...]

Nevada senator's opposition deals new blow to GOP health bill

Scott Applewhite). Senate Republican leaders may rely on the deal-making former businessman to lean on conservative senators who are balking at the bill. "Well, they're also four good guys, four friends of mine and I think that they'll probably get there", he said. Trump added: "We're going to have to see. [Full Article...]

Modi arrives in Portugal

With India, we're building that strategic partnership. "As we venture further into the Asian Century, there is little doubt of the increasing significance of India on the world stage". "It's in the interests of the region, and even the globe, given that they're both nuclear-weapon powers", the official said. Earlier in the day Prime Minister Modi reached Lisbon, Portugal on the first leg of ... [Full Article...]

USA says Russian Federation not behaving in threatening way in Syria

USA says Russian Federation not behaving in threatening way in Syria It also comes just days after a US F/A-18 shot down a regime warplane after it dropped bombs near US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces fighting ISIS in the area around Tabqah, Syria, in the country's north. A spokesman for the Guard, Gen. Ramazan Sharif, said all six ballistic missiles hit their targets, citing "local sources " and drone footage. However, it did not say when the missiles were lau... [Full Article...]

Facebook to release app for video creators

Facebook to release app for video creators It's in part an update to Facebook Mentions , an app now available to verified accounts on the social network, which includes celebrities, online influencers, and journalists. "With Facebook we can connect and create community with your audience and tell stories that are social, personal, and authentic". The app will also include a tab for creators to reply to their fans across Facebook , I... [Full Article...]

North Korea conducts rocket engine test, says U.S. official

North Korea conducts rocket engine test, says U.S. official Over the decades since the peninsula was divided, dozens of North Korean soldiers have fled to the South through the Demilitarised Zone, which extends for two kilometers either side of the actual border. Moon suggested earlier this month that the two Koreas should apply to co-host the 2030 World Cup. "Our people will feel proud and safe after seeing that our missile capability doesn't trail Nort... [Full Article...]


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