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Author: 0 DUP hopeful of deal with Conservatives sooner rather than later, says Foster

Media in London reported Downing Street sources saying there had been "significant progress" made during the talks with the DUP leader, adding the talks had constructive. The talks are being closely watched in European capitals as they could delay the expected start of Brexit negotiations next week. "We stand at a critical time with those Brexit negotiations starting only next week - I think that stability is important".

Author: 0 Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself

Now, ABC News reports that Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein , who replaced Sessions in supervising the Department of Justice's investigation into Trump-Russia collusion, knows that he might have to recuse himself , too. President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he is under federal investigation and appeared to single out a senior Justice Department official for criticism, firing off tweets underscoring his growing frustration with the persistent focus on Russia's involvement in the 2016 election ...

Author: 0 North Korea says it tested new anti-ship missile

Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday. The three previous tests were of ballistic missiles, with North Korea appearing determined to develop a missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon and reaching the USA mainland. One of the rockets - deployed on May 21 - was a ballistic missile which travelled for 30 minutes before falling into the Sea of Japan almost 500 miles away from the launch site.

People Qatar signs pact with USA to buy F-15 jets
Author: 0 Qatar signs pact with USA to buy F-15 jets

Details of the Wednesday deal have not been disclosed but Bloomberg reported that it could include 236 jets. The Pentagon told Reuters in a statement that the agreement to purchase the F15 jets would pave the way for further cooperation between the two states in terms of security and military operations.

Author: 0 United States inks billion-dollar arms deal with Qatar despite Trump terror claims

Qatar and the USA finalized Wednesday a $12 billion military deal for procurement of F-15 fighters by Qatar amid the Gulf Crisis opposing the tiny Arab state to its regional neighbors led by Saudi Arabia . Qatar has expressed its frustration at not receiving specific demands from the Saudi alliance, complicating efforts to reach a diplomatic solution.

Author: 0 May to meet NI parties amid concerns over deal with DUP

The Irish republican party visited London to hold meetings with ministers and to set up their parliamentary office but the party maintained its traditional refusal to take its seats out of opposition to Westminster's jurisdiction in Northern Ireland and the oath all MPs must make to the Queen .

Author: 0 Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

The Louisiana Republican is recovering from "substantial damage" he suffered when a bullet pierced his left hip and traveled directly across to the other hip, Dr. "The security detail saved a lot of lives", he said. Some 30 spectators watched the proceedings from the visitors' galleries. He called for replacing "the attacks of hateful personal politics and resistance" with respect.

Author: 0 British leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

Theresa May is not going to be present as negotiations continue because she is heading to Paris for a meeting with new elected French President Emmanuel Macron . "We are ready as soon as the United Kingdom itself is ready", he said. "We believe in the Union, we believe in national stable government and that will be at the forefront of our mind going into these talks again tomorrow".

People New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda
Author: 0 New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda

The New Zealand team's double victory erased a one-point advantage the USA team earned in an earlier regatta and gave them an early lead as they showed superior speed over the defending champions in the opening races. They had enough of an advantage to hit the line well ahead. They've built four stationary cycling stations into each hull to tap leg power instead of traditional arm power from the grinders to power the hydraulic systems that control the wing mainsail and the daggerboards.

People Trump financial disclosures show Mar-a-Lago business boom
Author: 0 Trump financial disclosures show Mar-a-Lago business boom

That figure represents a $7.4 million increase in revenue since Trump's last financial disclosure in May, while the president saw an $800,000 dip in revenue revenue from his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. The information comes in a new financial disclosure he voluntarily made June 16, to the Office of Government Ethics. Trump listed the resort's income as about $37 million, up from about $30 million it had taken in before his 2016 financial report.

Author: 0 Cosby fate in limbo as jury readies third day of deliberations

The jury is in its third day of deliberations in the sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby . Cosby , 79, has pleaded not guilty to drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Pennsylvania home in 2004. "This is an incredible jury that has just acted with incredible dignity and fidelity, . and I don't have any higher praise", Judge Stephen O'Neill told the panel before they broke for the night.

People Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties
Author: 0 Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

Top lawmakers on two Senate committees announced the sanctions deal late Monday amid the firestorm over Russia's meddling in the presidential election and investigations into Moscow's possible collusion with members of President Donald Trump's campaign.

Author: 0 The charges against Bill Cosby and their potential sentences

Still, the outcome of the trial seems unlikely to quiet the critics who have plagued Cosby for almost three years, during which time was stripped of countless honors and shunned by studios and many former Hollywood friends. The jury has spent days reviewing large chunks of trial testimony, including both Cosby's and Constand's accounts of the night in question. The jury - comprised of five women and seven men - failed to reach a unanimous decision on whether or not the T.V.

Author: 0 Watch Bette Midler Refuse to Leave the Stage at the Tony Awards

Appearing as his " House of Cards " character Frank Underwood, he wisecracked that he'd better leave, "before Bette Midler thanks anyone else". It was expected that " Come From Away " and " Dear Evan Hansen " would be neck and neck in the main categories, but aside from Christopher Ashley winning best director for " Come From Away ", "Dear Even Hanson" took home six awards, including best musical and best original score.

Author: 0 Cosby judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks again

He said Cosby was prosecuted because of worldwide headlines about the accusations against him, and because graphic excerpts from his deposition in Constand's civil suit became public. Cosby lawyer Brian McMonagle fired back that jurors might be under the assumption they have to deliberate until "the cows come home". Cosby's legal team primarily focused on highlighting inconsistencies in Constand's past statements, including initially stating that the attack took place in March then ...

Author: 0 58 presumed dead in London tower fire

The police chief said the figure of 58 included that toll given earlier. "We know that at least 30 people have died as a result of this fire". Sixteen "very ordinary people" sat in Downing Street to bring their concerns to May in an "unprecedented" meeting on Saturday and finally felt they were listened to, the Bishop of Kensington, Dr Graham Tomlin said.

Author: 0 Armed police seize 'knifeman' outside Parliament

However, given the location, the circumstances and recent tragic events, the Counter Terrorism Command will be investigating this incident. The police said however that they "will remain open-minded whether terrorism was a motive". He remains in custody at a central London police station, the force added. Police said knives were recovered from him. A black man in his thirties, wearing black jeans, a white shirt and grey, hooded sweater was led into a police van by four armed officers.

Author: 0 No link between Palestinian Jerusalem attackers and any armed group -Israeli police

Islamic State took responsibility for the attack on Friday, in which one Israeli police officer was killed and another wounded, according to the group's Amaq news agency. The PFLP said two of the attackers were its members in a separate statement: The media office of the PFLP armed wing mourns two of its hero comrades, two freed prisoners.

People White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing
Author: 0 White House Staffers Are Reportedly Freaking Out Over Robert Mueller's Possible Firing

On Monday morning former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich , who has fashioned himself as an expert on all things Trump, tweeted a shot across the independent counsel's bow. Ruddy says that Spicer asked him to issue a follow-up statement or a tweet indicating that he never spoke to Trump about firing Mueller and so does not know first-hand that it is something the president is considering.

Author: 0 London fire toll hits 30, but dozens missing

London police said an investigation, led by a detective from its homicide and major crime unit, would examine whether criminal offences had been committed although they said there was nothing to suggest the fire was started deliberately. The Queen met with volunteers, and expressed her sympathies to families of victims of the blaze. Locals yelled questions at mayor Sadiq Khan when he walked through the neighborhood on Friday.

Author: 0 Protesters storm town hall as anger grows over London fire

In her traditional birthday message, the 91-year-old monarch made a reference to the "succession of bad tragedies", a day after she paid a visit to people affected by the massive Grenfell Tower blaze in west London . Later on Saturday Theresa May admitted the support for families in the immediate aftermath of the fire "was not good enough". In a blog post written previous year, the Grenfell Action Group warned of "dangerous living conditions" in the tower.

Author: 0 Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amidst Management Shakeup

It will also implement the Rooney Rule , a practice used by the National Football League which requires at least one woman and one minority candidate to be interviewed for a position before it is filled. The law firm has made recommendations on how to fix Uber's dysfunctional management. A spokesperson said Uber will now offer free dinner at 7 p.m.

People 10 still in critical condition after London fire
Author: 0 10 still in critical condition after London fire

But it is a awful tragedy. The statement officially confirmed that a 23-year-old Syrian refugee was the first victim of the huge fire. Friday's visit represents May's second faux-pas in the aftermath of the fire. Although police don't suspect arson to be the cause of this fire, a criminal investigation was launched to see if there was any foul play involved.

Author: 0 Indian-origin leader Leo Varadkar elected as Ireland's Prime Minister

Congratulations to Leo Varadkar on assuming office as Taoiseach of Ireland . Mr Varadkar was seconded by one of the Dail's newest TDs, Josepha Madigan, of Dublin Rathdown, who was elected in February a year ago. "I think that is too restrictive", he said. Outgoing Prime Minister Enda Kenny - who, now age 66, was first elected to parliament before Varadkar had even been born - endorsed Varadkar, saying that he represents a younger generation.

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