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Tensions Arising on How UK Should Exit EU

Tensions Arising on How UK Should Exit EU Johnson's call comes as other Eurosceptic Tory MPs have said the United Kingdom should walk away from Brexit talks by Christmas unless the grouping shows it's serious about a free trade deal. The subsequent row, in which Home Secretary Amber Rudd branded him a "backseat driver", led to speculation he might quit. In his latest intervention, Johnson has laid out what are four red-lines for B... [Full Article...]

Catanzaro's field goal leads Jets to 23-20 overtime win over Jaguars

Catanzaro's field goal leads Jets to 23-20 overtime win over Jaguars And the defense had been burned on screens earlier but on third-and-2 from the Jets 29, the Jags tried it again. Considering they are a very blitz-happy team, doesn't bode well for McCown to have the time to properly get into any kind of consistent rhythm. [Full Article...]

Two killed, suspect shot dead after knife attack at Marseille train station

Two killed, suspect shot dead after knife attack at Marseille train station Police said the killer was shot and "neutralized" by soldiers patrolling the station. The suspect used a butcher knife in the attack at the Saint Charles train station, and it was reportedly unprovoked and random. Police have described it as an "ongoing" incident and asked people to avoid the area which has now been evacuated. French authorities said the female assailant who doused the four ... [Full Article...]

Police officer among five injured in 'terror' act in Canada

Police officer among five injured in 'terror' act in Canada The officer was outside his vehicle, which had its lights flashing to improve visibility. A driver of a Malibu Chevrolet crashed through traffic barricades at 8.15pm. It "peeled" into an alley where people were smoking, he said. "It seems to have been carried out very badly (thankfully) so probably not a mastermind here, folks", she said on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Trump lifts Jones Act to assist disaster relief to Puerto Rico

Trump lifts Jones Act to assist disaster relief to Puerto Rico Josefina Alvarez, 62, had been waiting for medical help for a week and a half in a shelter in Loiza, not far from San Juan , but was running out of time. What do they need? People on the mainland are experiencing vicarious trauma, according to Christian Jordal, a therapist who specializes in family counseling and teaches at Drexel University. [Full Article...]

Iraq's Abadi accepts Macron invitation to come to discuss Kurds: Elysee source

Iraq's Abadi accepts Macron invitation to come to discuss Kurds: Elysee source Iraq's central government stepped up pressure on authorities in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region on Thursday after voters decisively backed independence in a disputed referendum . Turkey, which is home to the region's largest Kurdish population, is battling a three-decade Kurdish insurgency in its southeast, which borders northern Iraq. [Full Article...]

Lille fans fall as security barrier in stands gives way at Amiens

Lille fans fall as security barrier in stands gives way at Amiens Lille tweeted a message to the injured fans from their official Twitter account saying: "We give them all our support". If Amiens is found responsible, it faces a number of possible sanctions: a fine, playing a match with either part or all of its stadium closed, or even a points penalty. [Full Article...]

Ruth Davidson warns of Brexit 'over-optimism'

In her interview Ms Davidson took aim at those setting out what she sees as an unrealistic prospectus for Brexit. She highlighted the fact that Britain and the European Union start with identical regulatory standards and said she wanted "a practical approach to regulation that enables us to continue to work together in bringing shared prosperity to our peoples". [Full Article...]

With detective shot dead on dirt road, a tiny county's reality reels

With detective shot dead on dirt road, a tiny county's reality reels Atkison said the wounded officer was shot in the chest, but seemed to have only a minor injury as the bullet struck the officer's protective vest. Earlier in the day, Spangler and Roof came out of the woods and acted suspiciously as Hearne and Goodrich questioned them about the stolen vehicle, according to GBI Director Vernon Keenan. [Full Article...]

Trump to 'Confront the North Korean Threat' on Upcoming Asia Trip

Trump to 'Confront the North Korean Threat' on Upcoming Asia Trip Trump's maiden Asia trip comes amid increased tension in the Korean Peninsula and South China Sea. He has denounced Mr Kim as a " rocket man " on a suicide mission for test launches of ballistic missiles and for nuclear weapon tests, and warned North Korea would face total devastation if it threatened the US. [Full Article...]

Governor Rauner Predicts Victory in Supreme Court Case Against AFSCME

Governor Rauner Predicts Victory in Supreme Court Case Against AFSCME The high court heard a similar challenge out of California in January 2016 and had appeared headed toward ruling the fees unconstitutional. And the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia had left the conservative branch of the court with only four votes. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's Private Email Domains Under Investigation

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's Private Email Domains Under Investigation The White House also seeks to make sure the emails are preserved in accordance with federal law, the person said. Mr. Kushner uses his White House email address to conduct White House business. Specifically, Kushner was aware that using a personal device for work would give cypberspies access to their work computers and emails. Mark Warner, D-Va., wrote a letter to Kushner and his attorney wh... [Full Article...]

Proposed tax plan means more taxes for New Yorkers

Proposed tax plan means more taxes for New Yorkers President Trump called for a "giant, beautiful, massive" tax cut that he said would be "the biggest ever in our country" during a National Association of Manufacturers' board meeting in Washington on Friday. Trump has yet to sign a major piece of legislation, after Congress failed repeatedly this year to pass a repeal of Obamacare, his predecessor's signature health care law. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation used 200 accounts to spread propaganda

Russian Federation used 200 accounts to spread propaganda Twitter has blocked 201 accounts with suspected Russian links responsible for spreading fake news in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The Russian government-backed site spent as much as $274,100 on the US -targeted ads in 2016, primarily for news stories and targeting them at followers of mainstream media accounts . [Full Article...]

Spanish police close majority of Catalan polling stations

Spanish police close majority of Catalan polling stations Dr James Summers is a Professor of International Law at Lancaster University. Parents occupied schools in a bid to prevent police from restricting access to their use Sunday as polling stations. Secession-leaning figures in Belgium's Flanders region see hope in Sunday's vote and sympathize with prosperous Catalonia's complaints that it subsidizes poorer regions of Spain. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation hosts North Korean diplomat for talks on new tensions

Russian Federation hosts North Korean diplomat for talks on new tensions Prior to North Korea's most recent test launch, the USA and its allies had 15 minutes' warning before the missile was sacked, suggesting an early intercept is possible if a launch is believed to be a danger. Burmistrov, Russia's deputy nuclear negotiator, visited the DPRK in late July to discuss issues involving the Korean Peninsula, reports said. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened ret... [Full Article...]

W2W4: Best matches to watch Saturday at the Presidents Cup

W2W4: Best matches to watch Saturday at the Presidents Cup Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler defeated Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace , giving the South Africans their first loss in six matches. The United States has opened a commanding lead at the 2017 Presidents Cup with an 8-2 lead through the first two days of play at Liberty National in New Jersey. [Full Article...]

Yosemite rock falls don't deter climbers

Yosemite rock falls don't deter climbers At the time, 30 climbers were on El Cap's walls, but no climbing injuries were sustained. An adventure tour guide who has led hikers in Yosemite Park for 12 years says the big rock fall that killed at least one person and injured another at the iconic El Capitan rock formation was the biggest slide he's ever seen at the park. [Full Article...]

Iraq imposes flight ban on Kurdish airports in response to independence referendum

Iraq imposes flight ban on Kurdish airports in response to independence referendum The protests took place at airports of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah just minutes before the flights ban took effect, with the people shouting slogans in support of the referendum and independence from Baghdad. In response to the referendum , Turkey is considering ceasing oil purchases from the Kurdish Regional Government and impose economic sanctions on the Kurdish region of Iraq. [Full Article...]

Turkish military kills three PKK militants in north Iraq near border

Turkish military kills three PKK militants in north Iraq near border Turkey is the great power of the region (80 million people and a big, modern economy), so Erdogan's threats to shut off the pipeline that delivers Kurdish oil to the world and to stop exporting food to Iraqi Kurdistan have to be taken seriously. [Full Article...]


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