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Author: 0 Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

June 19, 2017 . Executives from numerous world's largest technology companies were set to gather Monday at the White House to meet with President Donald Trump and his senior advisers during a summit aimed at modernizing the federal government.

Author: 0 Moreno's Header Saves Mexico On A Mixed Day For Ronaldo, Chicharito

Ronaldo played well and made the first goal but did not score. Our team practically had the match won and we conceded a goal in the final minutes. "When Cristiano was able to run, that put Mexico on alert and we should have done that more often", Santos said after the game in his only reference to Portugal's talisman.

Author: 0 Russia warns US after downing of Syrian warplane

Sunday's incident came one month after a USA airstrike hit a pro-Assad militia that threatened US -backed forces in southern Syria. The MINDEF also demands a thorough investigation into the shooting down yesterday of a Syrian Air Force SU-22 fighter jet over the northern province of Raqqa , without knowing the whereabouts of the pilot who was catapulted after the attack.

Author: 0 President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'

Comey had accused Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's investigation of a possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation in alleged efforts to influence last year's presidential election. Rosenstein can fire Mueller , but that doesn't make him the one investigating Trump . Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the president last month raising concerns over Comey's performance that Trump cited in his letter dismissing Comey.

Author: 0 Britain says will be 'positive and constructive' in Brexit talks

A year after Britons shocked the continent by voting on June 23 to cut loose from their main export market, new debate within Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on precisely what kind of trading relationship to pursue has perplexed European Union leaders, who warn time is tight to agree terms before Britain leaves in 2019.

Author: 0 President Trump: WAPO Obstruction of Justice Report is a "Phony Story"

The president also called out the " Fake News Media" and boasted of his "very powerful " social media numbers, in his Friday morning tweets ". The second, the source continued, is whether any potential offences were committed, Mr Trump or others attempted to cover them up or obstruct the investigation into them.

People Police Confirm 17 Killed, 11 Injured in Sunday's Multiple Attacks on Maiduguri
Author: 0 Police Confirm 17 Killed, 11 Injured in Sunday's Multiple Attacks on Maiduguri

The attack took place in Borno state, which is considered the birthplace of Boko Haram's insurgency. The first suicide bomber detonated himself near a mosque, killing seven persons. Back in February 2016, four nations of the Lake Chad Basin - Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria - launched a campaign, together with a contingent from Benin, to confront the threat from Boko Haram terrorists in the region.

People Donald Trump Gives Karen Handel A Last-Minute Plug In Georgia Runoff
Author: 0 Donald Trump Gives Karen Handel A Last-Minute Plug In Georgia Runoff

According to the Cook Political Report's Partisan Voter Index, there are 71 Republican-held House seats that are actually less GOP-leaning than Georgia's 6th Congressional District. "I think this is an opportunity for Georgia to elect some fresh leadership that's focused on delivering results for folks at home, focus on holding people accountable in Washington ", Ossoff told reporters while campaigning over the weekend.

People 58 people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster
Author: 0 58 people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

May said the Grenfell Tower blaze "was an unimaginable tragedy for the community, and for our country". On Sunday, London Mayor Sadiq Khan acknowledged growing public anger surrounding the fire, saying it was a result of "mistakes and neglect".

People Grenfell Tower victims and community leaders meeting PM at Downing Street
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower victims and community leaders meeting PM at Downing Street

Families who have lost their homes must be supported, he said, grieving people must be helped and lessons must be learned following the tragedy, including ensuring it is not "so hard" for those who need help to find it. He also added that he intends to release videos and images of the scene inside Grenfell Tower tomorrow, but stressed that he would not do that until all families affected had been contacted.

Author: 0 58 people feared dead in London tower fire: United Kingdom police

She has promised to set up a public inquiry and pledged 5 million pounds ($6.40 million) to help the victims. The number of the dead may change as investigations progress, police said. Separately, there are now hundreds of people gathered at Downing Street to protest Theresa May and her proposed deal with Northern Ireland's DUP .

Author: 0 Queen's Speech ditched next year to allow greater Brexit laws scrutiny

The Parliamentary session is being doubled to two years in the hope it will give MPs and peers the maximum time possible to scrutinise legislation surrounding taking the United Kingdom out of the EU. Defending the decision on the BBC's Sunday Politics , Leadsom reacted to the accusation by political editor Nick Robinson that the decision to extend parliament was extremely unusual and hadn't happened "in other crises", saying: "It's not unusual - it happened in 2005 and 2010...

Author: 0 United States shoot-down of Syrian jet prompts Russian threat

The news came one day after the first time in history a US jet shot down a Syrian plane - and the first time in almost 20 years the USA has shot down any warplane in air-to-air combat. The coalition has twice struck Syrian-government aligned forces in the At Tanf area in Southern Syria, and Trump launched a missile strike against a Syrian air base in April.

Author: 0 Still in Critical Condition After London Fire

Lord Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association, said: "Fire risk assessments and the construction of buildings are being reviewed and double checks are being made to ensure remedial work recommended under previous assessments have been carried out".

People Darjeeling Gorkha separatists clash with police
Author: 0 Darjeeling Gorkha separatists clash with police

While maintaining that violence would not serve any objective, he added, "Every issue can be resolved through mutual dialogue". Rajnath Singh said all concerned parties should resolve their differences through dialogue in an amicable environment.

Author: 0 India's Ruling Party Announces its Presidential Candidate

The president is voted in by an electoral college comprised of federal and state lawmakers, and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) is thought to have the support it needs to push its candidate through. On his official website, Kovind, a lawyer and parliamentarian, describes himself as a "crusader" for the rights and causes of "weaker sections of society", including India's scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other so-called backward classes.

People Scottish Leader Says PM May 'Lost All Authority and Credibility' After Election
Author: 0 Scottish Leader Says PM May 'Lost All Authority and Credibility' After Election

But Lib Dem Jo Swinson, who defeated Mr Nicolson to retake the East Dunbartonshire constituency, said supporters of other parties had backed her to send a message to the First Minister. Our team at Westminster have also brought to light some of the most regressive and unfair policies of this Tory government, from the rape clause to the pension changes which have left more than 250,000 women across Scotland short-changed.

Author: 0 Israel implements cut to Gaza's power

Abbas, whose Ramallah government is tasked with footing the bill, says although Gaza's ruling Hamas terrorist organization collects electricity payments from the residents in the enclave, the group refuses to transfer the monies to his government.

People Scalise shooter went to Washington to
Author: 0 Scalise shooter went to Washington to "fix the tax system", wife says

As authorities continue to search for the motive behind Wednesday's shooting spree at a Congressional baseball practice in Virginia, FBI agents were at the gunman's home in downstate IL late into the night, looking for clues. "I just don't know what to tell you people", she told reporters. "I can't wrap my head around it", Sue Hodgkinson said. Schaumleffel never actually knew Hodgkinson said now he'd never forget the day he was out there shooting.

People US Vice President Pence hires lawyer for Russian Federation probes
Author: 0 US Vice President Pence hires lawyer for Russian Federation probes

Pence on Thursday selected Richmond, Virginia-based attorney Richard Cullen , a chairman at McGuire Woods who previously served as a USA attorney, reports Efe news. Cullen, for what it's worth, is the godfather of one of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's daughters. Regardless of the outcome, the specter of Mueller examining the possibility of obstruction of justice appeared to be a new blow to Trump, whose first five months in office have been clouded ...

Author: 0 Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal in Confed Cup

Cedric Soares' 86th-minute shot was deflected in as Portugal appeared to be heading for three points, but Hector Moreno was able to snatch a point for the mexicans in the 91st minute. However, Argentinian referee Nestor Pitana called for a review from the video assistant referee and it was eventually ruled Pepe was one of four players who were offside from Joao Moutinho's first cross into the box following the failed set-piece.

Author: 0 Several injured in London after reports of vehicle ramming pedestrians

Amin said that when people seized the driver, "he was shouting: 'All Muslims , I want to kill all Muslims.' Literally, he said that". The latest terrorist attack in London - the third in three months - was "every bit as sickening " as those that have come before, said British Prime Minister Theresa May .

Author: 0 United Kingdom government scrambles to limit fallout from London fire

London's Metropolitan Police confirmed Friday that at least 30 people died in this week's fire which swept through a residential tower block in west London . "In recent months, the country has witnessed a succession of awful tragedies", she said. The fire, which started just before 1:00am on Wednesday, surprised many as they slept and the speed with which it spread shocked fire experts.

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