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The end of austerity? Chancellor says public are 'weary' of cutbacks

The end of austerity? Chancellor says public are 'weary' of cutbacks Philip Hammond warned that "people are tired of the long slog" of austerity as he promised to look again at planned reductions in money for councils. Brexit Secretary David Davis leads a nine-strong negotiating team to Brussels today calling for a "deal like no other in history" with greater access to the single market than any of the EU's external trading partners and more freedom for United Kin... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation cuts deconfliction channel with Washington after United States downs Syrian jet

Russian Federation cuts deconfliction channel with Washington after United States downs Syrian jet Updated at 8:51 a.m. 19 de junio de 2017, 09:17Moscow, Jun 19 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Ministry of Defense (MINDEF) has suspended as of today the memorandum of cooperation with the United States to avoid air incidents in Syria and warned of the monitoring of global coalition apparatus. [Full Article...]

Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work

Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work He does not believe that we have enemies only because we create them. While anti-Castro conservatives hailed Trump's partial roll-back of President Barack Obama's detente, a number of other GOP lawmakers, particularly from farm states, criticized the change as misguided and isolationist. [Full Article...]

Tech CEOS Visit White House to Talk Modernizing Government

Tim Cook and Jeff Bezos are part of the technology week arranged by the Trump administration. Vice President Mike Pence is also expected to stop by, and the group will meet with Trump late in the afternoon to provide an overview of the discussions, according to one senior White House official . [Full Article...]

Vehicle hits pedestrians in London

Several people have been hurt after a vehicle ploughed into pedestrians in north London . London Ambulance Service said it had sent "a number of resources". The mosque is near Seven Sisters Road, where the accident happened, and was once a notorious hub for radical Islamists but has entirely changed under new management. [Full Article...]

Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

In a statement read out on yesterday's evening news, the Communist government said Mr Trump was resorting to "coercive methods of the past" that hurt the Cuban people and prevented economic development but would not weaken the revolution. [Full Article...]

Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire

Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire Scuffles broke out in the crowd as Mrs May's auto drove away from the scene of the disaster. Another man, who did not give his name, told police: "It's not your fault, she shouldn't have come". She added: "I have ordered that more staff be deployed across the area, wearing high visibility clothing, so they can easily be found, dispense advice and ensure the right support is provided". [Full Article...]

Bijbehara encounter: Bodies of three militants recovered in Kashmir

The three were hiding inside a house in Anantnag's Arwani village. In the attack, all the policemen were killed. A civilian was shot dead by suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said. Normal life came to a grinding halt in Kashmir Valley on Saturday following separatist groups' call for shutdown against civilian killings and traders' opposition to implementation ... [Full Article...]

Portugal sees Ronaldo fully focused on Confederations Cup

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo insists there is no reason to be alarmed by their opening draw in the Confederations Cup . Mexico , opted to bench the likes of Giovani Dos Santos and Hirving Lozano, were looking fluid in their 4-3-3 formation with Javier Hernandez and Carslos Vela leading the line for El Tri . [Full Article...]

UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on But that looks increasingly unlikely as Conservative British Prime Minister Theresa May fights for her political life after unexpectedly losing her majority in parliament. Uncertainty over Brexit has already had a "negative impact on everybody in Europe, especially on Britain", said Mr Verhofstadt. Even with a deal nearing to secure her government's survival, May is so weakened that her Brexit s... [Full Article...]

10 still in critical condition after London fire

Organisers appealed for calm as hundreds of people - some of them holding posters of the missing - surrounded the building demanding answers from the council over the deaths. The remains of Grenfell Tower stand in London on Saturday. "How did they allow this tragedy to happen when it could have easily been avoided?" London has a chronic housing shortage even in the best of times , and tho... [Full Article...]

Protesters storm local town hall over London fire

A larger crowd of people remained outside. LBC's Richard Suchet was at the scene when about 300 people charged towards the building. Areas near the blaze are covered in posters showing missing persons. "You have to be prepared to receive people's emotions, and not be so frightened about people", former Conservative cabinet minister Michael Portillo told the BBC . [Full Article...]

London tower block inferno: What we know

Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people are still missing after the fire . Nick Paget-Brown, the Tory leader of Kensington and Chelsea council , said there were officials on the ground "very soon" after the fire broke out to help residents, but he sidestepped questions over whether he feels guilty about what happened. [Full Article...]

US Shoots Down Syrian Air Force Fighter

F/A-18E Super Hornet". "Following the Pro-Syrian forces attack, the coalition contacted its Russian counterparts by telephone via an established "de-confliction line" to de-escalate the situation and stop the firing", said a statement from Operation Inherent Resolve , the USA -led coalition fighting ISIS. [Full Article...]

Wife: Man Who Shot Congressman Wanted to Work on Tax Policy

Wife: Man Who Shot Congressman Wanted to Work on Tax Policy Hodgkinson . Fox News reported after this story that Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais and Virginia Rep. Morgan Griffith are also on the list. The gunman was believed to have harbored unfavorable views toward Republicans at large, including President Donald Trump. The FBI said in a joint statement with other law enforcement agencies Friday that it is continuing to pro... [Full Article...]

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...]

Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's business dealings

Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's business dealings President Donald Trump has lashed out at the investigators driving the Russian Federation investigation as "very bad and conflicted people", responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. [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...]


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