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West Sussex remembers Grenfell one year on

West Sussex remembers Grenfell one year on The concrete block built in 1974 had undergone renovation between 2014 and 2016, when it was wrapped in a new cladding. There were emotional scenes close to the base of the tower, where community members walked silently to a vigil, holding up pictures of those who died. [Full Article...]

Father’s Day Weekend: the heat is sure, the storms are spotty

Father’s Day Weekend: the heat is sure, the storms are spotty With dew points in the upper 60s, it will feel like 104 degrees at times. The National Weather Service in Kansas City has issued a heat advisory that will take effect at noon Friday and last through 8 p.m. It's reasonably likely that Washington will hit 90, and humidity levels will be noticeably higher than previous days. Tomorrow sunny with highs that may be 1-2° cooler but won't make a... [Full Article...]

U.S. not trying to get Canada to end supply management: agriculture secretary

U.S. not trying to get Canada to end supply management: agriculture secretary There seems to be a bit of a "Make Canada Great Again" movement as those in the Great White North are practicing pocketbook diplomacy, backing up Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his rhetoric-based trade war with President Donald Trump and the American economy. [Full Article...]

Texas site picked for tent city to house immigrant children

Texas site picked for tent city to house immigrant children Reuters/Loren ElliotBorder patrol agents apprehend immigrants who illegally crossed the Mexico-US border in the Rio Grande Valley sector, near McAllen, Texas, April 5, 2018. One of the strangest things about the facility, Soboroff said, is the mural of Trump you see right when you enter, with the quote, in both English and Spanish: "Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war"... [Full Article...]

Corker says GOP's deference to Trump resembles 'cult'

Corker says GOP's deference to Trump resembles 'cult' U.S. Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., today took to the Senate floor to denounce Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republican colleagues for not allowing a vote on his proposal to require congressional approval of proposed tariffs by the president. [Full Article...]

Slain Kansas deputies were both parents

Slain Kansas deputies were both parents He had been with the force for seven years and leaves behind two your children, Wyandotte County sheriff's Maj. Kelli Bailiff said during a news conference Friday at the University of Kansas Hospital. Rohrer had been with the department for seven years and had moved to the court transport division in January. In a statement, David Alvey, mayor of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Ka... [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani Says Mueller Probe Must Be Suspended 'Tomorrow' After DOJ Report

Rudy Giuliani Says Mueller Probe Must Be Suspended 'Tomorrow' After DOJ Report The report does find that Comey's actions were not politically motivated to help either candidate. Giuliani, who has spoken to a wide variety of media outlets since he agreed to join Trump's legal team this past April, railed against the president's potential Democratic opponents in the 2020 election - including former Vice President Joe Biden - in a separate interview. [Full Article...]

Palestinians urge UN to condemn Israel over Gaza

Palestinians urge UN to condemn Israel over Gaza US ambassador Nikki Haley attempted to include an amendment that would have condemned Hamas , which failed after several procedural votes. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley called that Kuwait-sponsored resolution "grossly one-sided" for criticizing the use of force by Israel while not mentioning the Islamic militant group Hamas, which rules Gaza . [Full Article...]

I have 'largely solved' North Korean nuclear problem, says Donald Trump

I have 'largely solved' North Korean nuclear problem, says Donald Trump Trump has also said North Koreans "love" Kim. He also said the meeting with Mr Kim was important. Trump said he got "everything" in the deal with Kim. "I want to take a step forward and resolve the (abduction) issue after each of us breaks our mutual distrust", Abe said . "I want my people to do the same". [Full Article...]

NY Dem lawmaker: I no longer support Pelosi as leader

NY Dem lawmaker: I no longer support Pelosi as leader Democratic and Republican strategists believe the odds of passing a broad new immigration law - this one ending the family separation policy - remains slim. When asked by Acosta where the Bible says it is moral to separate children from their families, Sanders said it was "biblical to enforce the law". [Full Article...]

US seeks to assuage Asian allies after North Korea summit - International

US seeks to assuage Asian allies after North Korea summit - International In a statement , Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said Mattis and Song discussed how the two nations are working together to "fulfil the President's guidance on US-South Korean combined military exercises". "He is the strong head", Trump said of Kim during a surprise appearance Friday on Fox News. Say an American solider was 18 when he was sent to North Korea in the war's final year, 1953 - he wo... [Full Article...]

Pakistani Taliban Chief Targeted, Possibly Killed, In U.S. Drone Strike

Fazal Hayat, more commonly known as Mullah Fazlullah, the fugitive leader of the outlawed militant group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), was killed on June 13 by an American drone strike. and global forces to defend ourselves if attacked". Khorasani was blamed for the vicious attack on a school in Peshawar in 2014 that killed 132 children. [Full Article...]

U.S. judge sends ex-Trump campaign head Manafort to jail until trial

U.S. judge sends ex-Trump campaign head Manafort to jail until trial Cohen hasn't been accused of wrongdoing. Manafort also entered a not guilty plea to two additional charges levied against him last week, of witness tampering and conspiracy to obstruct justice. Then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in 2016. "[Manafort] is a guy who is tampering with witnesses in his ... [Full Article...]

Italy still waiting for apology from France's Macron: deputy PM

Macron and Conte "confirmed the commitment of France and Italy to organising rescues within the rules on the humanitarian protection of people in danger", the statement said in reference to migrants making the unsafe Mediterranean crossing from Libya. [Full Article...]

Canada stands together and boycotts Trump's United States

Canada stands together and boycotts Trump's United States Trump had delivered a stark warning to America's trading partners not to counter his decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. "Fair trade is now to be called fool trade if it is not reciprocal", he wrote in another, referring to Canada's allegedly unfair trading policy with the United States and continuing his personal twitter feud with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudea... [Full Article...]

Gunmen kill veteran journalist in Kashmir

Gunmen kill veteran journalist in Kashmir Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "The killing of @RisingKashmir editor, Shujaat Bukhari is an act of cowardice". At the time of the attack, he was accompanied by his driver and personal security officer. In a statement posted on Facebook , the Editors' Guild of India condemned what it called the "dastardly attack" on Bukhari. "Such an attempt to suppress the sane voices by terrorists will never ... [Full Article...]

Labour INFIGHTING: Brexiteer MP SHUTS DOWN Remainer in heated unelected Lords debate

Labour INFIGHTING: Brexiteer MP SHUTS DOWN Remainer in heated unelected Lords debate Even if talks don't go off track to such an extent that they need to be extended, European Union officials increasingly see them not being concluded until December, a fourth person familiar with the matter said. Lee claimed he could no longer continue given the direction of the Prime Minister's negotiations, yet he was able to take a ministerial salary and be elected on her manifesto of leaving th... [Full Article...]

Date for Eid Al Fitr announced in Oman

Date for Eid Al Fitr announced in Oman Considered as one of the five pillars of Islam, alongside, faith, prayer, charity and the pilgrimage to the Muslim holy city of Mecca, the Ramadan is an annual celebration. The objective of Eid is to thank Allah for the strength he provided to Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan. The UAE's moon sighting committee uses a two pronged approach, first searching for the new moon using telescop... [Full Article...]

Internet fixates on fate of raccoon on side of Minnesota skyscraper

Internet fixates on fate of raccoon on side of Minnesota skyscraper A raccoon stranded on the ledge of a building captivated onlookers overnight after it started scaling an office building. The raccoon was then taken to private land in the southwest suburbs of the Twin Cities and released back into the wild by Wildlife Management Services , the organization said on Facebook . [Full Article...]

After Morocco 2026 Loss, Should the Rotation World Cup Hosting System Return?

After Morocco 2026 Loss, Should the Rotation World Cup Hosting System Return? Best finish: Group stage in all three. It's not all that popular to spend all that money to try to woo an event, then you have to spend even more to actually host the thing. The US, Mexico and Canada received 134 votes (67 percent) with the Morocco bid earning 65 votes. Eight years ago, the USA was in a similar position, when it bid for the 2022 tournament. [Full Article...]


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