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Sinn Fein says will oppose any deal that undermines peace deal


The DUP leader declined to give details of what she termed a "positive engagement with the Conservative Party". Adams said that Sinn Féin would oppose any such deal between the two parties. In a statement to reporters outside afterwards, Mr Adams said: "We told her very directly that she was in breach of the Good Friday Agreement, and we itemised those matters in which she was in default in relation to that agreement". Read More »

Suspected gunman in shooting of US Congressman, shocks those who knew him


In what is a chilling moment in hindsight, Reps. "Had I not gotten the charge dismissed, he wouldn't have been able to own a gun", said Lyndon Evanko, who represented Hodgkinson in the case. According to his Facebook page , Hodgkinson was a fervent supporter of Sanders, the feisty independent who battled Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination a year ago. Read More »

US sending almost 4000 extra forces to Afghanistan, Trump official says

In testimony Wednesday to the defense subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Mattis confirmed published reports that Trump had given him authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan. He said he expects to outline a strategy for Congress within a month. Three U.S. soldiers were killed and another was wounded in eastern Afghanistan this weekend in an attack claimed by the Taliban. Read More »

Rape Victim Asks Judge To End Polanski Case

Geimer appeared with Polanski's lawyer, Harland Braun , and told reporters she's been over this case since it happened. Geimer has made her plea through the media and court documents, but this would be her first time to do so before a Los Angeles Superior Court judge, Braun said. Read More »

Trump uses social media to question probe of his campaign

Terming the Washington Post report about Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice a "leak", a spokesperson for Donald Trump's personal lawyer Marc Kasowitz was quoted by the Post , "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". Read More »

Trump slams widening Mueller probe

He said the president could ask his attorney general or, because Jeff Sessions has recused himself, ask his deputy attorney general, a civil servant, Rod Rosenstein, to do it. Trump, who isn't typically shy about leveling criticism, especially on Twitter, hasn't commented on the longtime former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Read More »

Brexit talks to start on time, next Monday

However, putting the pro-British unionist DUP in a position of influence in London could also undermine the British government's ability, enshrined in a 1998 peace agreement, to function as an impartial broker between Northern Ireland's unionists and its Catholic Irish nationalists. Read More »

Trump says Scalise's condition after shooting is 'more difficult' than thought


He was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party ". On Wednesday night, Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump , visited Scalise at the hospital. Matt Mika Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods , was helping with practice when he was shot. Read More »

Trump finally makes call for unity after lawmaker shot

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is lashing out at "sanctimonious" Republicans - including some in Congress - who are suggesting vitriolic political rhetoric from the left may be partially to blame for the shooting that wounded GOP Congressman Steve Scalise . Read More »

Tories and Labour hold secret Brexit talks

Mrs Foster arrived in Downing Street with Nigel Dodds at lunchtime for negotiations with the Prime Minister but they decamped to Parliament to allow Mrs May and the DUP's deputy leader to speak in the Commons. Foreign minister Boris Johnson, who was reported by British media to be lining up a leadership bid, insisted May should stay. Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams turned Mrs May's own slogan against her to brand it "a coalition of chaos", adding: "Any deal which undercuts in any way the ... Read More »

Death Toll in London High-rise Apartment Blaze Rises to 17


Most were crying and stood anxious with friends, waiting for news on loved ones who hadn't contacted them since the blaze and might be in hospital without a phone - or far worse. In the footage, she can be seen seeking help in the smoke-covered corridor of the block before going back into her home and looking down on the street below from her balcony. Read More »

Tower blocks: safety assurances in Southampton

Many in the neighborhood and Grenfell Tower itself were awake when the fire broke out in the early hours of Wednesday having an early morning meal before beginning their daily fast. At least 17 people died in Wednesday's high-rise fire in London and firefighters are still searching for others still missing. Relatives of two young Italian architects say they are missing in the London high-rise fire and are hoping for a miracle. Read More »

Far From Moscow, Thousands Turn Out To Protest Putin In Siberia's Capital


Hundreds of people have been detained in Russian Federation in an unusual day of political disruption and public anger directed at the Kremlin. As the correspondent of the TV channel Jill Dougherty, the young people with whom she was able to talk, think about your future and about where we could go to the money "stolen by corrupt officials", "on education, bridges and so forth". Read More »

Cosby jury wants to review lawsuit testimony

Constand , now 44, was the prosecution's star witness in the week-long trial in the Philadelphia suburb of Norristown, testifying that Cosby gave her pills that left her unable to respond when he sexually assaulted her. Jurors also heard Cosby's version in the form of his police statement and his lurid deposition in her 2005 lawsuit. In clear and firm terms, she said Cosby , a powerful Temple alum, mentored her and took an interest in her career like a father figure. Read More »

Prince Harry praises London's 'strength' after atrocity


Owner Matt Jones said the attack "was a frightful thing" and Harry replied: "The strength of this community and London as a whole is magic". Prince Harry is full of praise for London's strength of community in the aftermath of the tragic London Bridge terrorist attack earlier this month. Read More »

Netflix joins growing protest to save net neutrality


Either not everyone at Netflix is as flippant as their CEO or Hastings has had a change of heart. Online video providers are among the biggest beneficiaries of net neutrality rules, as Internet providers might otherwise try to restrict access to video services that compete against their cable TV packages. Read More »

May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Labour's unexpectedly strong second-place showing has thrown national politics into disarray. May took up her familiar refrain, arguing the deal is vital to "give the stability to the UK Government that I think is necessary at this time". Read More »

Gunman who shot Republican congressman Steve Scalise supported Bernie Sanders' campaign

Congressman ScaliseHospital officials said Wednesday evening that Rep. Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, was still in critical condition after being shot. He also wrote frequent letters to his hometown newspaper, the Belleville News-Democrat, which published almost two dozen letters between 2010 and 2012, many of which included complaints about the same theme: income inequality. Read More »

Death Toll In London Apartment Building Fire Rises To 17

As anger grew over the failures over fire safety, Tottenham Labour MP David Lammy said "arrests" should be made over what he branded "corporate manslaughter". and bring an end to the risky living conditions and neglect of health and safety legislation that they inflict upon their tenants and leaseholders". Councils normally advise residents of towers to stay put during fires, since the buildings are created to contain the flames until the emergency services arrive. Read More »

Annual Charity Baseball Game Still On After DC Shooting

Trump says Scalise "continues his very courageous fight", but adds: "it has been much more hard than people even thought at the time". Then, Wednesday, an IL man showed up at the GOP practice and fired dozens of bullets, hitting representatives, staffers and Capitol Police officers before he was shot and killed. Read More »

Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery since shooting


Steve Scalise , a House Republican leader, as well as two law enforcement officials and one aide to a House representative from Texas, were wounded in the shooting as they were playing baseball game with others. Hodgkinson also wrote several letters to his local newspaper railing against Republicans for what he says were policies that too often favored the rich. Read More »

US Republican leader, aides shot; Trump says gunman killed


In March, Hodgkinson met with sheriff deputies in IL after they received calls that he had fired 50 shots on his property. In April 2006, he was also arrested for using bodily force in a family argument, and subsequently hitting a man on the head with the wooden stock of his gun and firing a round as the victim fled. Read More »

Bill Cosby jury deadlocked; judge orders them to continue deliberating


Andrea Constand arrives during Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa ., on Wed., June 7, 2017. Prosecutors say Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand, the former director of operations for Temple University's women's basketball team, at his home near Philadelphia in January 2004. Read More »

Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump: legal experts


As reported by the New York Times , Trump during a news conference with the visiting Romanian president said that Comey's comments on Thursday in which he implied that the president fired him for pressing forward with the Russian Federation investigation, showed no collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of an investigation. Read More »

Sessions: Russia link claims a detestable lie

Other attorneys general, of course, have evaded congressional questions. Someone else might conclude that he simply didn't care or, worse, that he was personally implicated. Then he threatened to file a legal complaint against Mr. Comey for sharing his unclassified notes with a friend who leaked to The New York Times . The law enforcement investigation led by Mueller now has three known prongs, after The Washington Post reported Wednesday night that Mueller will interview senior ... Read More »

At least 8 killed in restaurant bombing in Mogadishu


Witnesses said attackers blew up a auto laden with explosives near Benadir junction in Mogadishu's Hodon district at the main entrance of the restaurant. Al-Shabab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack. It has escalated its campaign and promised more attacks in the face of renewed military operations by the Somali government and United States. Read More »

Adele Comforted Survivors At A Vigil For London's Grenfell Tower Fire

David Lammy MP tweeted yesterday that the nearby St Clements Church is being used as a dropping off point for donations. "She is our dear friend, a lovely soul and emerging artist". I could see in because the flat door was open. "It was about 1am, she came with her husband". "My daughter's friend said she observed an adult who made some sort of homemade parachute and tried to lower himself out of the window", Lamrani said. Read More »

Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury


He returned home to OH on Tuesday in a coma after being "brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime", his family said in a statement. The student's release came after Joseph Yun, the U.S. The Warmbier's have said their son was "terrorized and brutalized" by Kim Jong-Un's regime. "I want to thank the folks at PotCoin", said Rodman in a statement Tuesday. Read More »

Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 Launched In India At Rs 1.58 Crore


Mercedes-AMG G 63 "Edition 463" and Mercedes AMG GLS 63 with Mr. Roland Folger MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India. Mercedes-Benz, a luxury auto maker brand, on Wednesday launched two SUVs - Mercedes AMG G 63 "Edition 463" priced at Rs 2.17 crore and Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 with a price tag of Rs 1.58 crore (ex-showroom Pune). Read More »