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DUP deputy leader says no deadline for talks with Conservatives
- Июня 17, 2017

It also means the United Kingdom and European Union would begin Brexit talks on Monday without clarity on how the Government's objectives may be changed by any deal with the DUP. Mrs Long added: "We have to be practical about these things". It follows warnings, including from former prime minister Sir John Major, that the Government will compromise its stated impartiality in the province if it enters a confidence and supply deal with the DUP at Westminster. (more...)
Moscow court jails opposition leader for 30 days Moscow court jails opposition leader for 30 days
- Июня 17, 2017

More than 200 cities were expecting protests. The mood was tense as some groups of protesters vowed to go to the authorised location and anxious doing otherwise could get them arrested. Russia's opposition leader was arrested on Monday for organizing anti-corruption #Protests across the country. Associated Press journalists witnessed at least 50 arrests in the St. (more...)
At least 30 dead in London tower fire
- Июня 17, 2017

One, clearly angry, resident was spotted being held back by a police officer this morning. The fire, which started just before 1:00am on Wednesday, surprised many as they slept and the speed with which it spread shocked fire experts. "They have been left with nothing - no bank cards, no money, no means of caring for their children or relatives". "I'm really angry about what's happened", said receptionist Samira Jama, 50, who was helping her sister collect belongings from an apartment ... (more...)
Trump weighs firing Mueller, according to confidante
- Июня 17, 2017

He also said that he believed it would be " a very significant mistake " for Trump to fire Mueller , but emphasized that he was concerned about what he described as conflicts. "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair", he tweeted. Congressman Paul Ryan , Speaker of the House of Representatives, said he has "confidence" in Mueller. (more...)
First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19
- Июня 17, 2017

May wants to negotiate the divorce and the future trading relationship with the European Union before Britain leaves in March 2019, followed by what she calls a phased implementation process to give business time to prepare for the impact of the divorce. (more...)
Iraqi Troops Corner Islamic State in Mosul Iraqi Troops Corner Islamic State in Mosul
- Июня 17, 2017

Almost eight hundred sixty thousand people have already fled from Mosul due to fighting between the US-backed Iraq forces and Islamic State group since October a year ago. Fighting is being conducted on foot and by going house to house. Giving a sense of the dangers faced by fleeing residents, Geddo said he had spoken to families who reported coming under sniper fire as they tried to slip out of the city at night, through the streets or by boat on the Tigris River. (more...)
Curry and Durant want Warriors stay
- Июня 17, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who represents San Francisco, which neighbors the team's Oakland, Calif ., facility, seemed to embrace reports of the Warriors' decision before the team poured cold water on them. Curry embraced Durant's arrival after the Warriors dropped last year's finals to Cleveland in seven games, an unselfish attitude that reflected Durant's desires and created an inside-outside pairing that was almost unstoppable. (more...)
Grief turns to anger in neighborhood near tower fire
- Июня 17, 2017

The Guardian newspaper reported that when the building was renovated in 2016, a cheaper form of aluminum composite cladding was used that did not contain fire-resistant material. "I do believe the number will increase", police commander Stuart Cundy told reporters in front of the charred building. "It's because that tower was such an eyesore for these people in very expensive houses just opposite", she said. (more...)
Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery
- Июня 17, 2017

Trump addressed the players by video message, hailing Scalise's courage. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting . They said that his "risk of death" has substantially lowered than when he arrived at the hospital. Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a ... (more...)
UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks
- Июня 17, 2017

It's the first time a country has left the European Union so the negotiators - led by former French government minister and European Union commissioner Michel Barnier and Britain's David Davis - will also be navigating uncharted waters. After the general election fiasco, May hopes to secure the backing of the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party, which would add the DUP's 10 seats to the Conservatives' 317 in the 650-member House of Commons. (more...)
Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors
- Июня 17, 2017

He is now 3-5 in his eight NBA Finals appearances. But now the Golden State Warriors have unanimously decided - they don't fancy popping a few champagne bottles with the US President. "I put in the work individually, in the film room, in my mind, my body every, single day to prepare myself for whatever obstacle that this ball club entails". (more...)
Many Cuban exiles embrace Trump policy but want more Many Cuban exiles embrace Trump policy but want more
- Июня 17, 2017

Friday's move essentially returns travel restrictions to what they were before President Obama eased relations in 2014. Trump made the demand for the return of Joanne Chesimard while announcing changes to Obama-era Cuba policy in Miami Friday. (more...)
Southern Baptist Convention votes to condemn racism amidst controversy
- Июня 17, 2017

Duke said the committee members "share your abhorrence of racism" and were grateful for the chance to "speak on "alt-right" racism in particular and all racism in general". "We know from our Southern Baptist history the effects of the horrific sins of racism and hatred", the church resolution reads . Moore vehemently condemned candidate Trump. (more...)
Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing
- Июня 17, 2017

President Donald Trump is still fuming about being investigated for obstruction of justice by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , but former Whitewater special prosecutor Ken Starr has a warning for him: You fire Mueller at your own peril. (more...)
'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'
- Июня 17, 2017

Although Scalise was able to talk on the ballfield, by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital, he was in shock. "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in. Addressing Scalise, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., said, "You are not alone". "It's about Republicans and Democrats". Members of both parties said they needed to soften rhetorical attacks on each other, if only to set a better example for a public that seems increasingly divided into ... (more...)
Trump Says Obstruction Investigation Based On 'Phony' News
- Июня 17, 2017

Trump later contradicted his own staff, saying on May 11 he had the Russian Federation issue in mind when he fired Comey. Mueller investigation appeared to be reaching a broadening circle of current and former officials. Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mr Mueller last month, testified Tuesday he has seen no evidence of good cause to fire Mr Mueller. (more...)
Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting
- Июня 17, 2017

Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Mr Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them all, Dr Sava said . Scalise was shot in the left hip by Hodgkinson and has remained in critical condition ever since. On Friday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identified the guns found at the scene of the shooting as a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62-caliber rifle. (more...)
US to send almost 4000 troops to Afghanistan
- Июня 17, 2017

There have been nearly 2,400 USA military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001. We want a strategy. At Tuesday's hearing with Mattis, Senator John McCain emphasized the need for a plan. If a few thousands troops are sent, they will be used in the same way the USA military is fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria , officials told Fox News. (more...)
Steph Curry says he doesn't want to go to the White House
- Июня 17, 2017

They brought in Kevin Durant , one of the best three players in the league who was also hungry for a championship. In Game 5, he responded with arguably the coaching performance of his career. " Oakland represents all of us", Kerr told KTVU. He's our vocal leader. Johnson, a rookie with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1980, averaged 21.5 points, 11.2 rebounds, 8.7 assists and 2.7 steals in 42.7 minutes per game during that Finals. (more...)
More surgery expected for Scalise; Trump visits hospital
- Июня 17, 2017

A spokesman for George Washington University Hospital said that Matt Mika, a lobbyist wounded in the attack, was improving, and that as of Thursday night his condition had been upgraded from critical to serious. Staff members, and even the young son of one of the members, ran for cover, jumping into dugouts and over fences. "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us", Ryan said, to prolonged applause. (more...)

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