• EU Citizens Want a Brexit-Style Vote-to Say 'Yes' to Staying
EU Citizens Want a Brexit-Style Vote-to Say 'Yes' to Staying

If May now sends a team to Brussels - ideally on schedule on Monday - that shows willing on the EU's priority "Phase One" issues, then trade talks could get under way by the turn of the year - a step-by-step timetable Barnier says must be followed to limit the risk of a disruptive "no deal".

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  • How Silencing Kamala Harris Made Her Even Louder
How Silencing Kamala Harris Made Her Even Louder

Unfortunately, as we saw in a similar hearing this time last week , Harris was unable to fully exercise her Senatorial privilege thanks to a vein of disrespect from both Sessions and the Republican Senators in the room. Seemingly, less concerned with getting a firm answer than they were with rescuing Sessions , Sens . When fired Federal ...

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  • Trump Denounces Reports Of Widening Russia Probe
Trump Denounces Reports Of Widening Russia Probe

U.S. President also blasts Hillary Clinton in Twitter diatribe. "She'll be with the trials", he said on November 4. "Why isn't the House Intelligence Committee looking into the Bill & Hillary deal that allowed big Uranium to go to Russia ", he tweeted in March, adding in a second message , " Trump Russia story is a hoax".

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  • Conservative Serbia to get first openly gay prime minister
Conservative Serbia to get first openly gay prime minister

So the appointment of Ana Brnabić as Prime Minister is huge news for visibility in the Balkans. She tells state Tanjug news agency: 'If elected in parliament, I will run the government with dedication and responsibility and I will do my job honestly and with love'.

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  • Theresa May will meet with Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams today
Theresa May will meet with Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams today

Talks with the DUP broke up on Tuesday night without an agreement, but Mrs May said the discussions had been "productive". Popular Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who is gay, told the BBC she had asked Mrs May "for a categoric assurance " that, if any deal were to be sealed with the DUP, there would be "absolutely no rescission" of...

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  • About 4000 more U.S. troops to go to Afghanistan — APNewsBreak
About 4000 more U.S. troops to go to Afghanistan — APNewsBreak

It also the largest deployment of American military might by President Trump since he took office in January. The American troop presence was eventually expanded into Syria where the US military is authorized to have 503 American troops to train, advise and assist the Syrian rebel forces fighting ISIS .

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  • Cubans brace for worst as Trump takes aim at Obama opening
Cubans brace for worst as Trump takes aim at Obama opening

In a briefing to reporters, senior White House officials said Trump would announce changes to current Cuban policy that the administration hopes will prevent American dollars from hurting Cubans. "We would like the president to cut off any relationship between the American intelligence services and the Cuban intelligence services", he said. The...

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  • Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels
Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels

Christine Wormuth, the Pentagon's top policy official from 2014 to 2016, expressed confidence in Mattis' judgment and said she wouldn't be bothered by an arrangement in which the president gave his defense secretary the authority to adjust troop levels within a broad range set by the White House .

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  • New York Conservative Party Blames Scalise Shooting on 'Media Bully Fueled Hate'
New York Conservative Party Blames Scalise Shooting on 'Media Bully Fueled Hate'

DeSantis later saw a photo of Hodgkinson and said he generally matched the description of the man who asked about party affiliation. The practice field is in the Del Ray neighborhood. He told another interviewer that everyone there faced a life-and-death, split-second dilemma: Stay where they were, or scurry for safety in the outfield or the dugo...

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  • Japan and South Korea stumble on road to 2018 World Cup
Japan and South Korea stumble on road to 2018 World Cup

The Koreans, who enjoyed a whopping 63 percent of the possession, stormed back into the game with goals from Ki Sung-yeung and Hwang Hee-chang in the 62nd and 70th minutes but Qatar had the last laugh when Al Haydos recorded his second goal off an assist from Rodrigo Tabata just four minutes later.

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  • 'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court
'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court

Taliesin Namkai-Meche was 23 years old, a recent college graduate. The teens, one of whom has identified herself to press as 16-year-old Destinee Mangum , were riding the light-rail train on Friday , May 26, when known white supremacist Jeremy Joseph Christian boarded their auto and began verbally abusing them because one was wearing a hi...

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  • China, India are driving energy demand growth
China, India are driving energy demand growth

Here's another sudden shift that shows how China's maturing economy is changing the energy industry. "There is an aim to move away from coal consumption towards cleaner energy sources". China led the way with a 7.9 percent decline in coal production (140 mtoe), followed by the US with a 19 percent drop (85 mtoe). The nation's installed solar capa...

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  • Theresa May's failed gamble in UK election could mean a soft Brexit
Theresa May's failed gamble in UK election could mean a soft Brexit

United Kingdom polls today opened with about 46 million eligible voters expected to cast their ballot to choose between Prime Minister Theresa May and Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn under the looming shadow of the two deadly terror attacks that recently rocked the country.

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  • Israel and New Zealand end diplomatic crisis
Israel and New Zealand end diplomatic crisis

New Zealand and Israel have agreed to restore diplomatic ties, ending a six month crisis between the two countries. Bill English must tell New Zealand whether we remain in support of the UN Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory, says Labour Leader Andrew Little.

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  • Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman heading to North Korea to bring 'peace'
Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman heading to North Korea to bring 'peace'

He met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who is known to be an avid basketball fan. A senior USA official said the State Department was aware Rodman was planning to travel to North Korea, but stressed he is not there in any official capacity.

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  • Panama dumps Taiwan for China
Panama dumps Taiwan for China

The severance of ties with two influential countries in Central America - Costa Rica (in 2007) and now Panama - underscores the fact that Taiwan's diplomatic foundation has been hollowed out, Chen said. "We strongly condemn Beijing for manipulating the so-called "one China" policy to continue to suppress Taiwan's worldwide space through vario...

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  • Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key
Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

The pair formed part of May's small inner circle and were blamed by many Conservatives for the party's lacklustre campaign and unpopular election platform. The DUP was founded in the 1970s by the late firebrand preacher Ian Paisley, and in the 1980s was a key player in the "Save Ulster from Sodomy" campaign, which unsuccessfully fought against th...

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  • Italy's Five Star Movement faces setback in municipal elections
Italy's Five Star Movement faces setback in municipal elections

A multi-party deal on a new electoral law unraveled last week, making it highly unlikely that a snap national vote will be held this year. Moreover, in numerous contests, the parties have taken a back seat and chosen to camouflage themselves in broad "civic list" coalitions rather than present their own individual candidates.

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  • Britain: May to form government with DUP
Britain: May to form government with DUP

Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister. UK Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power by her fingernails on Sunday after losing her parliamentary majority in last Thursday's election, as an agreement with the minority Democratic Uni...

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  • Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks
Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks

The terrorist incident, Ayatollah Khamenei said, was a "clear indication of the animosity and malicious hostility of the agents of the arrogance with the noble Iranian nation and everything related to the revolution, the Islamic system and its exalted late leader (Imam Khomeini)".

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  • Qatar says state news agency first hacked in April
Qatar says state news agency first hacked in April

Amid a raging diplomatic face-off between Qatar and its neighbours, US President Donald Trump has accused Doha of "historically" being a funder of terrorism and asked the Gulf emirate along with other nations to stop "teaching hate". Trump also called on "all the nations" to stop immediately supporting terrorism, "stop teaching people to kill oth...

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  • Who are England's World Cup stars? U20 squad profiled
Who are England's World Cup stars? U20 squad profiled

The Everton striker made the difference, though goalkeeper Freddie Woodman saved a second-half penalty from Adalberto Penaranda as the South Americans piled on the pressure in an open and entertaining clash in which both teams hit the woodwork.

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  • United Kingdom prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco
United Kingdom prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

As media waited for the prime minister in the rain, they saw Larry the Downing Street cat making a brief appearance outside Number 10's front door. The results left the Tories 12 short of the required majority and this will embolden anti- Brexit parties.

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  • Pound dives on fears United Kingdom election may produce no clear victor
Pound dives on fears United Kingdom election may produce no clear victor

He told the BBC that he will call on MPs from all other parties to back his policies instead of May's. "The details will be put forward for discussion and agreement at a Cabinet meeting on Monday". The Lib Dems made gains nationally, while UKIP's vote plummeted spectacularly from 12.6% of the vote share in 2015 to 1.9% this time around, prompting...

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  • Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue
Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

A latest YouGov poll for " The Sunday Times " revealed that voters, by a margin of 48 per cent to 38 per cent, believe the Prime Minister should resign and for the first time Corbyn has drawn level with May on the question of who would be the best Prime Minister.

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  • Senator: Kushner to meet with Intelligence committee staff
Senator: Kushner to meet with Intelligence committee staff

A date has not yet been set, the sources said. The committee is one of several entities investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation. Congressional staffers say the committee would reserve the opportunity to ask Kushner for documents or to answer further questions at a later date.

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  • Tapwrit Rallies In Stretch To Win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit Rallies In Stretch To Win Belmont Stakes

Derby win was awesome, and the ebbs and flows of this game are well-documented. We were fortunate it all fell into place. "Each stands on its own as a major, major race", Pletcher said of winning the Derby and Belmont in the same year. And in terms of double digit odds , Senior Investment was running hard until the end in the Preakness where he...

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  • Forget Trump v Comey, King says focus on Russian Federation
Forget Trump v Comey, King says focus on Russian Federation

Comey to curtail the bureau's Russian Federation investigation. McCabe refused to say why it was not appropriate to answer questions about any conversations he may have had, and said again that Comey would speak for himself. He is expected to testify about those conversations Thursday before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. A...

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  • Champions Trophy: Australia face England in do-or-die match
Champions Trophy: Australia face England in do-or-die match

England chose to bowl first on a cloudy morning against opponents who also stuck with the same team thwarted by the weather in the no-result against Bangladesh at The Oval five days ago. In ODIs the margin is even more stark with Australia winning 80 matches to England's 51. "I think from our side of things we emphasise the positive game in ...

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  • Germany's Merkel talks trade, human rights in Mexico
Germany's Merkel talks trade, human rights in Mexico

In a press conference with Argentina's President Mauricio Macri, she said that both countries want to be a part of the "interconnected world" and are dedicated to protecting the Paris accord. She also warned the United Kingdom that the European Union would defend the interests of its members during what is expected to be gruelling negotiations.

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  • Naked Florida man damages patrol car after fleeing crash
Naked Florida man damages patrol car after fleeing crash

The officer stopped to talk to him and while doing so the suspect walked past him to the driver's side of the patrol auto and tried to open it, but it was locked. Due to his erratic behavior, Humphries was placed in handcuffs and secured in the back of a patrol auto. Humphries then kicked the rear passenger door and began to pull on the metal cag...

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  • McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness
McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

That's a relatively straightforward bit of politicking, but here's what that question sounded like in real-time, translated into McCain's personal patois of maverick-ese: "You're going to have to help me out here. Lynch, he said, told him not to refer to the probe into Clinton's private email server as an "investigation". MCCAIN: "That investig...

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  • Rajasthan RBSE class 10 result 2017 to be declared today @rajresults
Rajasthan RBSE class 10 result 2017 to be declared today @rajresults

The result is out. This year, approximately 60,29,252 candidates have appeared for the Class X and Class XII Board Exams and are waiting for the declaration of UP Board Results 2017 . The confirmation of UP Board Result date has been received by the UP Board students with tremendous zeal and enthusiasm. And here are the simple steps by...

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  • China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'
China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

Bush and ratified by the Senate in the early 1990s. "The arguments for action are clear". The group's vice president, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the action "is shortsighted and will be devastating to Americans in the long run".

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  • Trump ignores question about Kushner back channel reports
Trump ignores question about Kushner back channel reports

Just days after the Federal Bureau of Investigation began looking into Jared Kushner's interaction with Russian officials, President Trump has come out and said he has "total confidence" in his son-in-law and top political aide Jared Kushner.

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