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Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned
- June 16, 2017

Mrs May has come under pressure in the wake of the shock election result to moderate her approach to Brexit, with the loss of her majority seen as a rejection of her intention to take Britain out of the single market, exit the customs union and end freedom of movement from the continent. (more...)
Southern Baptists Try Alternate Resolution Against the Alt-Right
- June 16, 2017

In explaining Tuesday afternoon why the committee did not report out McKissic's resolution, Duke told reporters the committee agreed with the resolution's point on racism, but thought it and other "elements in the proposal already had been addressed recently" in Southern Baptist life. (more...)
Queen Elizabeth To Inaugurate New Session Of Parliament
- June 16, 2017

The date was originally set for June 19, but failure to finalise a deal with the DUP - to help prop up May's minority Government - has led to a delay. The senior Conservative source said dialogue with the DUP was "constant" and that the Northern Irish party supported the principles of the governing party on strengthening the union between Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland , combatting terrorism and delivering Brexit. (more...)
Wyoming welcomes home Otto Warmbier Wyoming welcomes home Otto Warmbier
- June 16, 2017

Tillerson said the State Department is continuing to discuss three other detained Americans with North Korea. "What an incredible day for one of our citizens who was held in North Korea for more than a year", Nauert said. North Korea accuses Washington and South Korea of sending spies to overthrow its government. His four past trips in 2013 and 2014 generated a storm of publicity, most of it unfavorable, and did little in terms of diplomacy. (more...)
CM Shivraj meets kin of farmers killed in Mandsaur firing CM Shivraj meets kin of farmers killed in Mandsaur firing
- June 16, 2017

Currently, it covers 26 commodities, which include paddy (rice), wheat, pulses, etc. It became a substantial exporter of wheat and maize in recent years. It has been ten years since the National Commission of Farmers under MS Swaminathan had given a slew of recommendations to improve the conditions of farmers but nothing seems to have been done in this regard. (more...)
Special Counsel Robert Mueller Will Investigate President Trump Special Counsel Robert Mueller Will Investigate President Trump
- June 16, 2017

Apparently, this major uptick in the investigation into Flynn, efforts at Russian sabotage and White House collusion and now the obstruction-of-justice element by Trump himself came days after then-FBI Director Jim Comey was sacked by Trump. (more...)
US Authorities to Charge Turkish Security Guards Over Brutal Attack on Protesters
- June 16, 2017

Two Canadians are among more than a dozen people sought the US capital in connection with a violent attack on protesters during an official visit by Turkey's president last month. "Any additional actions regarding execution of these warrants will be weighed by the State Department as appropriate under relevant laws and regulations", he added, noting the State Department has been helpful in supporting the investigation, and insisting no one from the Turkish embassy has been implicated. (more...)
Sixty per cent of Scots want Nicola Sturgeon to drop IndyRef2
- June 16, 2017

The Conservatives gained seats in Scotland , in contrast to elsewhere, going from one MP to 13 and potentially saving Mrs May from defeat. Ms Sturgeon pledged to "reflect carefully" on the result, and has switched her rhetoric towards opposing Brexit and away from independence. (more...)
Trump Reportedly Being Investigated for Possible Obstruction of Justice
- June 16, 2017

The unnamed officials told the newspaper the obstruction of justice investigation began just days after President Trump fired former FBI director James Comey on 9 May. So he sort of says it but ultimately backs off and says, look; ultimately it is the special counsel Mueller's decision to make about whether any laws were broken in this. (more...)
"Staggering" civilian deaths from US-led air strikes in Raqqa Syria
- June 16, 2017

In that strike, residents said , coalition aircraft hit a mosque, but U.S. officials said they had hit a meeting of al-Qaeda operatives and produced satellite images that showed the mosque was still standing. An SDF fighter told Al Jazeera that his unit was clearing the area of ISIS booby traps and snipers. A representative from the group said the bodies of dozens more people without identification cards were believed to have been buried in mass graves. (more...)
Jason Miller Gets Into Tense Exchange Over Calling Kamala Harris 'Hysterical'
- June 16, 2017

Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) during a Senate Intelligence Hearing, Harris was hushed yet again by Sen . Unfriendly witnesses are inclined to string out their answers and let the clock run. Harris' first name has never hurt her politically, just as it didn't harm Obama. Rosenstein: It's not a short answer, senator. "It is", she said, cutting him off. (more...)
What we know about the injuries from the Alexandria shooting What we know about the injuries from the Alexandria shooting
- June 16, 2017

A FBI Evidence Response Team inspects the third base side of the baseball field in Alexandria, Va ., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , where a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practic. Congressman Roger Williams, a Republican from Texas, who is on crutches after being injured while running for safety during the shooting, said he thinks the shooting had more to do with the individual than his political leaning. (more...)
United Kingdom leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief United Kingdom leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief
- June 16, 2017

May will host Arlene Foster in Downing Street to discuss terms of the DUP's backing for her minority government, reports the BBC . "I hope that we can reach a conclusion sooner than later". "And if that wasn't enough, calling an unnecessary general election purely for the self interest of the Conservative Party and having mucked that campaign up they are now putting the country in hock to the DUP ". (more...)
Watch Facebook Live video by woman trapped in Grenfell Tower, London
- June 16, 2017

However, she had left her apartment, entering another on the 23rd floor with her two young children, aged three and five, when the blaze which overpowered the whole building began. She told MailOnline: 'Rania lived with her husband and children on the 24th floor. 'The police are telling us to get out. The whole building is on fire and we're on the floor above. (more...)
Doctors say US student freed by North Korea has brain damage Doctors say US student freed by North Korea has brain damage
- June 16, 2017

The North accused the University of Virginia student of entering the country under the guise of a tourist and plotting against the nation's unity with "the tacit connivance of the USA government". Joy at his release was mixed with concern after his parents said they were told he had been in the coma for over a year. The older Warmbier said he felt disbelief and couldn't sit down. (more...)
Prime Minister Theresa May vows to stay after Conservatives lose majority Prime Minister Theresa May vows to stay after Conservatives lose majority
- June 16, 2017

No 10 has confirmed that Philip Hammond, Boris Johnson, David Davis , Amber Rudd and Michael Fallon will all keep their existing jobs as Chancellor, Foreign Secretary, Brexit Secretary, Home Secretary and Defence Secretary respectively. (more...)
Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships
- June 16, 2017

Trump said the health care law was "one of the greatest catastrophes that our country has signed into law and the victims are innocent hard-working Americans". There's a key difference between the Trump and Obama approaches, however: Obama wanted the government to fund training programs and help organize them. (more...)
Stephen Colbert predicts Trump impeachment at the Tony Awards Stephen Colbert predicts Trump impeachment at the Tony Awards
- June 16, 2017

Rogers play in which Israeli and Palestinian negotiators struggle to hammer out a peace deal, received rave reviews for turning a complicated history into an entertaining three hours. The lie spirals out of control, once news of Connor and Evan's fake friendship makes its way around the school, and culminates in an assembly honoring Connor's memory, called The Connor Project. (more...)
US arrests nearly 200 Iraqis in deportation sweep US arrests nearly 200 Iraqis in deportation sweep
- June 16, 2017

Attorneys for Iraqi immigrants detained in Detroit filed emergency motions on Wednesday requesting that they be allowed to stay in the U.S. They also claim that some of their clients were told by officials to have their families pack their luggage for them. (more...)
UPS investigating circumstances behind shooting
- June 16, 2017

A UPS spokesman said several people were inj. A retired UPS employee tells CBS 5 that all he remembers of Lam was that he occasionally had "friction" with management. "He said something like, 'I'm hanging in there'". "It's senseless. I can't think of anything". They told her to run because there had been a shooting, she told CNN, explaining she ran about a block with the workers. (more...)