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Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

The five main Northern Ireland parties are meeting with the British Prime Minister separately at Downing Street. May said late on Wednesday that the talks were continuing, but that a fire that devastated a 24-story tower block in London , killing at least 12 people, had taken priority. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom state opening of parliament pushed back to June 21

The official opening of United Kingdom parliament and the Queen's Speech - a key annual event in which the government lays out its policy agenda - will take place two days later than scheduled following the result of the snap election last week. [Full Article...]

Turkey opposition chief accuses Erdogan of 2nd coup with purge

Turkey opposition chief accuses Erdogan of 2nd coup with purge But Washington held that Erdogan's security detail had no justification to attack the small group of Kurdish and Armenian protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence on May 16, just after Erdogan met with President Donald Trump at the White House. [Full Article...]

Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle If the case was moot, the nine justices would have no reason to rule on it and lower court rulings against the administration would remain in place.The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave the Trump administration more time to file papers responding to an appeals court ruling on Monday that upheld a block on the travel ban. [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

Bill Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again At least 10 women have pending civil claims against Cosby in lawsuits filed in California and MA. "We are confident that these proceedings have given a voice to the many victims who felt powerless and silenced", the statement reads. Paul Callan, who represented the estate of Nicole Brown Simpson in a civil case against her ex-husband, former football star O.J. Simpson, after he was found n... [Full Article...]

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller Kellyanne Conway says Robert Mueller's close friendship with James Comey raises serious ethical questions. "I personally think it would be a very significant mistake", Ruddy added. Rosenstein may be asked to address the issue when he speaks at a Senate subcommittee hearing Tuesday morning. Just weeks ago, Gingrich had heaped praise on Mueller, hailing him as a "superb choice" for special ... [Full Article...]

Jo Cox's husband remembers her death, one year on

Jo Cox's husband remembers her death, one year on Hundreds of people across the Midlands have taken part in events to celebrate the life of MP Jo Cox , who was killed previous year. Jo Cox was campaigner on issues relating to the Syrian Civil War, and founded and chaired the all-party parliamentary group Friends of Syria. [Full Article...]

'Excessive Heat Watch' Issued For The Bay Area This Weekend

'Excessive Heat Watch' Issued For The Bay Area This Weekend Cal/OSHA is reminding all employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness, especially those not accustomed to working in high heat conditions. Keep in mind to check pavement temperatures by feeling it with the back of your hand - if it's hot for you, it's too hot for your pet to walk on. Nighttime temperatures are expected to be around 60 degrees. [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift returns to Spotify after nearly three-year boycott

Swift , 27, called for her music to be removed from Spotify in November 2014, claiming the streaming service did not fairly pay artists and rights holders for music streamed. Multi-tasker Taylor Swift has again warmed up to Spotify and at the same time turned down the thermostat on her cold war with Katy Perry . It was also a pretty big deal when Apple managed to land Swift as an e... [Full Article...]

EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK

A deal between British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party and the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) of Northern Ireland could be delayed until next week after a massive fire engulfed the Grenfell Towers in London early on Wednesday killing at least six people and injuring 74 others, DUP sources said. [Full Article...]

Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign

Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign A congressional women's softball team has hit the practice field in Washington amid heavier security, a day after an attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game. "I'd love to hear the Democrats stop telling the American people that the Republican elected officials intend to kill people", Brooks said. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Hodgkinson "apparently"... [Full Article...]

'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath

'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath I'm not going to say I want you to pledge allegiance. The White House announced late Thursday that Trump would be holding a press conference with Iohannis. "Why?" Rubio sounds as if Trump's flirtation with obstruction of justice is somehow on Comey. But while Republicans have generally continued to back the president, some have begun openly questioning and criticizing his actions. [Full Article...]

State Opening and Queen's Speech to take place next Wednesday

Sky's David Blevins says sources have confirmed that there is still no agreement yet between the Conservatives and the DUP, despite Mrs Leadsom confirming the Queen's Speech. Mrs May has yet to reach a deal with the DUP, and the party's leader Arlene Foster has since returned to Northern Ireland. Meanwhile, the EU and United Kingdom government confirmed that Brexit Secretary David Davis and Eu... [Full Article...]

Trump considering 'terminating' Russian Federation probe leader

Trump considering 'terminating' Russian Federation probe leader Former FBI director James Comey testified last week that soon after he was sacked in mid-May, he asked a friend to share the contents of a memo in which he described a conversation with President Trump that Comey had found troubling. Those who have agreed to be interviewed by Mueller's investigators, the Post reported , include Dan Coats , director of national intelligence; Mike Rogers ,... [Full Article...]

Singer Adele joins vigil for victims of London tower block inferno

The 26-year-old pop star also shared several videos on her Instagram Story of her beside black sacks containing food and water supplies, which were to be handed out to those who are now without a home. Rita is keen to do whatever she can to help victims. Fellow singer Adele was also spotted at Wednesday night's vigil , comforting those affected by the blaze that killed 12 people and injured... [Full Article...]

Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Tuesday he's seen no basis for firing Robert Mueller , the former FBI director he appointed as special counsel to oversee an investigation into potential co-ordination between the Trump presidential campaign and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Two Canadians among those sought by US authorities over attack on protesters

Two Canadians among those sought by US authorities over attack on protesters The May 16 skirmish, caught on video, left nine protesters injured outside the Turkish ambassador's residence and further strained ties at a time when the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies are in sharp disagreement over policy in Syria. [Full Article...]

Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller

Ruddy added, "I think it's pretty clear by what one of his lawyers said on television". He said he thinks firing Mueller "would be a very significant mistake, even though I don't think there's a justification ... Sessions previously recused himself from any involvement in the Russian Federation investigation due to his role as a prominent campaign adviser and surrogate. [Full Article...]

What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

She said feelings of self-blame and confusion are exacerbated if intoxicants are involved. The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand has done. [Full Article...]

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after US drills

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after US drills The UN Security Council added 15 people and four entities linked to North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes to a blacklist. Meanwhile, they're continuing to perfecting their missile systems. missile defense chief voiced worries about the pace of development in the North's missile program. Kim has been pushing ahead with his weapons program at a rate that has alarmed analysts and policymaker... [Full Article...]


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