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Northern Ireland power-sharing talks go to the wire

Northern Ireland power-sharing talks go to the wire The DUP, which opposes the relaxation of abortion laws in Northern Ireland, had said the vote was a funding issue for NHS England and therefore an internal matter for the UK Government. The major bone of contention is Sinn Fein's demands for greater recognition of the Irish language, which the 2011 census found four percent in Northern Ireland could speak, read and write. [Full Article...]

Trump accepts Macron invite to attend Bastille Day parade

Trump accepts Macron invite to attend Bastille Day parade Macron responded by making a statement in English where he invited USA scientists to France to carry out research "to make the planet great again", hijacking Trump's campaign slogan. French President Emmanuel Macron invited Trump to visit on Bastille Day during a telephone call Tuesday. "If, however, Mr. Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will... [Full Article...]

With eye on China, Trump may up pressure on North Korea

With eye on China, Trump may up pressure on North Korea According to the Yonhap news agency, the NIS denied the North Korea's accusations over the alleged assassination plot and said that it would not tolerate its "open threat" against South Korean citizens. Kim said the Trump administration is pursuing an outdated "hostile policy" toward the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, which is North Korea's official name. [Full Article...]

After ISIS counterattack, Iraqi forces continue bloody offensive in Mosul

After ISIS counterattack, Iraqi forces continue bloody offensive in Mosul Children played on swings in squares on the eastern side of the city, which had been taken by Iraqi forces months ago before the assault on western Mosul was launched. Hundreds of civilians who managed to escape as the forces advanced into the Old City gathered on the side of the road at the edge of western Mosul on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Saudi and Qatari Ministers Battle Over Arab Nations' Demands

Kuwait, with the support of the USA, is trying to mediate the dispute between Qatar on one side and Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt on the other. "If they don't, they will remain isolated". We don't have to deal with them... Moreover, the countries are demanding that Qatar provide financial compensation, although the sum was not reported. [Full Article...]

Mattis says Assad took Trump's chemical warning 'seriously'

Mattis says Assad took Trump's chemical warning 'seriously' Asked if any chemical weapons activity beyond Shayrat has been seen, Mattis told reporters traveling with him to Brussels: "I think that Assad's chemical program goes far beyond one airfield". intelligence gathering capabilities and force the U.S.to decide whether to take new action. U.S. intelligence also reported intercepting "chatter" from Syrian forces on the ground indicating preparat... [Full Article...]

Trump accepts Macron's invitation to visit Paris in July

Trump accepts Macron's invitation to visit Paris in July Mattis did not directly speak to US intelligence about Shayrat Airbase. Washington s warning to Damascus - which prompted criticism from regime allies Russian Federation and Iran - coincided with a wave of US-led coalition air strikes that killed almost 60 people at a Syrian prison run by the Islamic State group. [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi's Israel visit: Ties to be elevated to strategic level

Narendra Modi's Israel visit: Ties to be elevated to strategic level Following the Congress Party dubbing the India-US joint statement as disappointing, union minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said it is sheer jealousy and guilt of the grand old party that it is deliberately refusing to see and believe the significant outcomes of this visit. [Full Article...]

Trump Had Careful Strategy on GOP Healthcare Bill

Trump Had Careful Strategy on GOP Healthcare Bill Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged he did not have the votes, after a non-partisan forecast projected the bill would swell the ranks of the uninsured by 22 million by 2026, as compared to current law. Medical groups are almost unanimously opposed, too, along with the AARP, though the U.S. Chamber of Commerce supports the bill . The delay put the future of a longtime top Re... [Full Article...]

Marist Poll: 55 Percent of Americans Disapprove of Senate Health Bill

Marist Poll: 55 Percent of Americans Disapprove of Senate Health Bill These weak-kneed Republicans up here who are saying we have to spend more money and we have to keep Medicaid expansion forever, they need to get over themselves and remember what they were for: " repealing ObamaCare ", said Paul. Staying away from the bill's policy specifics, Pres. Trump has instead focused on the political benefits of passing legislation to repeal and replace Obamaca... [Full Article...]

Trump welcomes World Series champion Cubs to White House

Trump welcomes World Series champion Cubs to White House The Cubs are in Washington to play the Nationals. During a photo op/press conference-type event typical for championship-winning teams, the 2016 Cubs found JACK Entertainment CEO and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert in their midst. [Full Article...]

Census: Utah's Asian and multiracial populations increasing

Census: Utah's Asian and multiracial populations increasing The 2016 Census data have shown that only slightly more than half of Australians have two Australian-born parents, meaning that second-generation Australians will soon be in the minority. More than 600,000 Australians were travelling overseas. The current trend has also somehow aided in slowing down the country's aging population as Asian immigrants tend to be relatively much younger ... [Full Article...]

Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energy

Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energy Bradley & Associates highlights the impact that coal-sourced electricity has on pollutants including sulfur dioxide and mercury as well as greenhouse gas emissions. Coal mining rose by 19 percent in the first five months of the year as the price of natural gas edged up, according to Energy Department data. Trump has also pushed to revive US coal production after years of decline. [Full Article...]

China frees 3 activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier

China frees 3 activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier The three men - Hua Haifeng , Su Heng and Li Zhao - were arrested while they were investigating secretly in the factories of the group Huajian, one of the chinese suppliers of the brand that bears the name of the daughter of the president of the United States. [Full Article...]

'Cash Me Ousside' Girl Danielle Bregoli Pleads Guilty To Slew Of Charges

'Cash Me Ousside' Girl Danielle Bregoli Pleads Guilty To Slew Of Charges On different occasions previous year, Danielle was accused of stealing her mother's purse, her mother's auto and falsely reporting to police that her mother was using heroin by spreading powdered sugar on a bathroom counter and describing it to cops, according to WSB-TV in Atlanta. [Full Article...]

UK's fragile government faces challenge over austerity

UK's fragile government faces challenge over austerity He refused to be drawn on Mrs May's future but said he was speaking out now to ensure the party did not learn wrong lessons from the election result, which saw Mrs May lose her Commons majority. "The Democratic Unionist Party has said they will support her in [the Queen's speech vote]". It would mean the Government's programme for the next two years would simply vanish before their very eyes. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom to leave single market by March 2019, David Davis suggests

United Kingdom to leave single market by March 2019, David Davis suggests Europeans arriving after the date will have a grace period - likely two years - to seek a temporary permit to stay in Britain, but will also be able to work towards " settled status ". To be honest I feel clearly that getting a reciprocal agreement between their citizens and ours is very, very important to make sure that people's rights - Brits who moved to Spain - will be protected for the rest o... [Full Article...]

Brazil's President Michel Temer denies corruption charges

Brazil's President Michel Temer denies corruption charges House Speaker Rodrigo Maia , an ally of Temer, would be president in the interim. Janot responded to Temer's statement, insisting "there is masses of evidence... If found guilty, Temer faces a $3m fine and two to 12 years in prison. The benchmark Bovespa fell 0.9 percent, while the Brazilian real currency was down about the same rate against the dollar. [Full Article...]

US watching for further moves by Syria

WASHINGTON (CNN ) - The US military has ships and aircraft in place to strike Syria if ordered to do so by President Donald Trump , but so far it does not appear as if the Syrian government has made any further moves toward a chemical weapons attack, several defense officials have told CNN. [Full Article...]

CNN producer caught admitting its Trump coverage is bogus

CNN producer caught admitting its Trump coverage is bogus Officials within CNN's standards and practices unit had raised concerns about several elements of the story, including the reliance on a single source, and others at the network were surprised to see it had been posted anyway. President Trump has always been a critic of the mainstream media in general, and has not limited his ire to CNN , the main news outlet focusing on the Trump-Russia c... [Full Article...]


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