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Will Trump Executive Order Boost Restaurant Jobs?

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Scott Walker (R) in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, U.S., June 13, 2017. He went on to say that this order will empower companies and create new apprenticeships for "millions of our citizens". We don't want to talk too quickly. The Trump administration is doing the right thing by helping to provide for alternatives to college. Last year, the Obama administration trumpeted its efforts to expand apprenticeship programs, including $90 million secured in the budget for ApprenticeshipUSA through a ... Read More »

International Yoga Day celebrations kickstart in parts of the world

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The event was held as part of the activities to mark the Vietnam-India Friendship Year, the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-India diplomatic relations and the 10th anniversary of strategic partnership between the two countries. "The main motive behind is that by undertaking regular Yoga, jail inmates will remain medically fit, and it will also inculcate a dose of positivity in their mindset", UP minister of state for jails Jai Kumar Singh Jaiki told PTI . Read More »

Anti-corruption rallies by the opposition end in many arrests in Russian Federation

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An unlikely object of dispute emerged at the St. Petersburg demonstration: As Russian journalist Arseny Vesnin and others noted, a giant yellow duck was among those detained by police, after being batted around in the air by the crowd. Supporters of Alexei Navalny could not organize a rally at the permitted site and in the end, " seized " the celebration of day of Russian Federation in Tver, said CNN. Read More »

Alt-Left Throws Temper Tantrum Over Paris Agreement

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The Group of Seven countries could not bridge the gap with the USA with regards to the Paris Agreement on climate change at a meeting of its environment ministers which began on Sunday. "We are absolutely committed to climate action and the Paris agreement and we have been extremely vocal about this". The Trump administration has refused to sign an worldwide declaration committing to action on climate change. Read More »

Brussels left waiting as May tries to clinch deal

The Irish republican Sinn Fein party - which won seven seats in the election although MPs traditionally don't take up their seats in protest - is also wary of the alliance. Sinn Fein has also claimed that a Tory-DUP alliance could damage powersharing talks in Northern Ireland, which has been without an executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January. Read More »

Va. Shooter's Wife Expresses Horror, Asks Media To Go Away

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Hard to imagine what else it could be, but the 66-year-old gunman was shot and killed by DC police, so he is not available to shed light on the list for us. A former mayor of Alexandria, William Euille, told CNN that he saw Hodgkinson around the YMCA, and described him as a " loner ". It is not known how many other names may have been on Hodgkinson's list. Read More »

WashPost: Trump May Be Laying Groundwork to Fire Mueller

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President Donald Trump seemed to confirm for the first time Friday that he's being investigated for possible obstruction of justice and appeared to blame the Justice Department's number two official for the probe. So, now, Trump tweets it is a witch hunt that Rosenstein is investigating him for firing Comey. Meanwhile, the White House said on Thursday that it would have no comment about the revelation, with deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders simply referring all questions to ... Read More »

Trump acknowledges he's under investigation

Now, Richard W. Painter, the former White House ethics lawyer tweeted Saturday saying: "Just appeared on FOX News ". Trump tweeted the following statement at 9:07 a.m. Donald Trump seemed to confirm for the first time that he was under federal investigation on Twitter on Friday morning. But some Republicans have appeared to sour on Mueller in recent days, arguing that his friendship with Comey and decision to hire prosecutors who have donated to Democratic candidates gave the ... Read More »

Macron casts ballot in French parliamentary vote

Should LREM manage to secure the majority it's predicted to on Sunday, this would allow Macron to easily confirm his government , headed by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. Last Sunday's first round of voting saw the party garner 32.3 percent of the vote . In fact, low turn out was a noticeable aspect of the election; below 50 per cent and in contrast to the animated public engagement with the presidential election. Read More »

Trump administration rips leaks surrounding Mueller probe

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In light of Trump's concern about leaks, it's possible that Rosenstein's Thursday night statement was aiming to appease a president who has himself often criticized the news media for citing unnamed sources. Reports have alleged that Trump asked both men to publicly quash the credibility of the Russian Federation investigation. Ruddy, who had been at the White House on Monday, told PBS that Trump is considering terminating the special counsel. Read More »

Five reasons why the SNP lost seats in the general election

Currently, with 649 of the total 650 parliamentary mandates declared, UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is leading with 318 seats, while the Labour Party stands at 261, with the Liberal Democrats at 12. Davidson earlier dismissed reports that the Scottish Tories plan to split from the main London-based political party after the number of Scottish Tories in the House of Commons jumped from one to 13. Read More »

Who is Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein?

The White House has also pushed back on the "fire Mueller" speculation. Some of his ire is aimed at Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller, both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say. In appointing Mueller last month, Rosenstein said that the "public interest requires me to place this investigation under the authority of a person who exercises a degree of independence from the normal chain of command". Read More »

Escaped inmates arrested after Tennessee homeowners make vital call to police

Rowe and Dubose crashed the auto and ran into the woods and came upon a house at the end of a long driveway. Two escaped Georgia prison inmates on the run since Tuesday are back behind bars. A 10-mile pursuit began, during which shots were fired. He said he saw the inmates coming towards his home, grabbed his daughter and ran to the auto. Read More »

Doctors 'encouraged' by Scalise's improvement

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Mo Brooks, who was on the list and present at the practice but unharmed by the shooting. He also suffered damage to a number of internal organs, which doctors have declined to discuss in detail. He has required surgery several times since the shooting. Many members of the House and Senate from both major political parties spoke warmly this week about Scalise's gregarious nature, and how well-liked he was by his peers. Read More »

Steve Scalise Still In Critical Condition After Being Shot

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Scalise was among those shot by a gunman who attacked a GOP team baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia , on Wednesday. Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and critically injured and remained hospitalized. Scalise's wife, Jennifer, issued a statement saying she was thankful for the "incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes" the family has received since the shooting. Read More »

Trump speaks about apprenticeship initiative

The executive order doesn't refer to specific restrictions, but does order the Labor Department to create industry-recognized apprenticeship programs, which involves determining how third parties such as non-profit organizations and unions can provide recognition to apprenticeship programs. Read More »

Cooper: Something for Russia, Iran, Trump

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They also target Russia's shipping, mining, and railway industries. The Trump administration had considered lifting Russian sanctions in the past, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson opposed the new legislation, worrying it could hurt the US' ability to have a "constructive dialogue" with Russia. Read More »

Seven US soldiers wounded in insider attack at Afghan base

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Analysts say such attacks are expected to increase this year as United States troops engage with the Afghan military to double the size of its special forces, considered to be effective in the fight against insurgents. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the raid. A German-led group of worldwide advisers is also based at Camp Shaheen. Read More »

Trump confirms he's under investigation, lashes out at deputy attorney general

Understandably, Trump is considering doing just that. Trump's legal team and surrogates are "building a case for firing Mueller", wrote Richard Painter in a tweet after he appeared on Fox News Saturday. The top lawyer for the Trump transition team has ordered the organization's staff to preserve all records and other materials related to the widening investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian representatives. Read More »

Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

President Donald Trump cheers Cuban born violinist Luis Haza after playing the national anthem during a speech on Cuba policy, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami . In January, Obama issued an executive order ending a policy that had allowed Cubans who set foot on USA soil to remain in the United States, unlike those intercepted at sea who are routinely returned to the island. Read More »

India, Pak becoming SCO members will boost development

The expansion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) carries historic significance as India and Pakistan become full members of the bloc, xinhua quoted a joint press communique released after the summit, as saying. The interaction between the two leaders is significant given the backdrop of deteriorating relations between India and Pakistan. The news of their murders was made public ahead of the SCO summit held on June 8-9 in which India and Pakistan were admitted as members. Read More »

Senate passes Russia sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump

The Senate passed by a vote of 97-2 a measure to toughen sanctions on Russian Federation, a rare bipartisan move meant to respond to various aggressions by Russian Federation against the U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., a member of the Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees, said the Senate has finally confronted Russian Federation. Read More »

USA secretary of state cancels Mexico trip to focus on Qatar crisis

Saudi Arabia and UAE have blocked Al Jazeera and closed its offices amid the crisis with Qatar. Earlier this week, he met with the Emirati and Saudi foreign ministers in Washington. The pair are now heading back to Turkey . If the motive of IMA is to isolate Iran and take action against Qatar, in that case, Pakistan must adopt a bold stand by withdrawing from that alliance, which is becoming a source of embarrassment and rift in the Arab-Muslim World. Read More »

Shooter went to Republican baseball practice with list of names

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Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois, home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park, had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. Several other people were also injured in Wednesday's shooting before Scalise's security detail and other police officers gunned down the assailant, who later died. Read More »

Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

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Vice President Mike Pence earlier on Thursday said he visited MedStar Washington Hospital Center , where Scalise was being treated. The 51-year-old Scalise, as well as a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist, were wounded on Wednesday when a man identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, from the St. Read More »

Don't take fragile peace as a given, warns Sir John Major

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It is understood that the Conservatives are seeking a "confidence and supply" deal that would see the 10 Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MPs lend Mrs May their support for key votes. "That's certainly something I will emphasise in any contacts I have with Prime Minister May", he said. The ritual gave an opportunity for brief speeches from party leaders. Read More »

Trump considering 'terminating' Russia probe leader

I never said that the President told me. 'I think he is considering perhaps terminating the special counsel , ' said Ruddy. Under questioning from Sen. He explained Tuesday to the Senate panel that his decision was based on a Justice Department regulation dictating that 'employees should not participate in investigations of a campaign if they served as a campaign advisor'. Read More »

30 confirmed dead in London high-rise fire

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Protesters have stormed Kensington Town Hall in west London during a rally to demand "justice" for the victims of Wednesday's Grenfell Tower Fire . Former cabinet minister Michael Portillo said that decision amounted to a lack of "humanity". "I called him and said: "Where are you?', I said: 'Where are you?' He said: 'I'm in the flat.' I said: 'Why you didn't come?" He said he was not interested in knowing why they had left it so long to make themselves known, but stressed that it ... Read More »

Qatar's Crisis With Saudi Arabia And Gulf Neighbors Has Decades-Long Roots

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , the UAE and Egypt broke diplomatic relations with Qatar and implemented a series of economic reprisals after claiming that Doha funded terrorist groups. Also, the Qatar exchange said subscriptions to 3.3 million Doha Bank shares, which had been unsubscribed in the bank's capital increase, had been completed. Read More »

At least 58 presumed dead in London Grenfell fire

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has attended a church service near the ruined London high-rise apartment building where at least 58 people perished. More than 3 million pounds ($3.8 million) has been raised for the victims, and the British government has announced a 5 million-pound ($6.3 million) emergency fund. Read More »

Newt Gingrich calls special counsel team 'bad people'

Jay Sekulow, a member of Trump's legal team, who told ABC in an interview on Sunday that he was "not going to speculate" on whether Trump might at some point order the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein , to fire Mueller. "We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make his continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic", Comey said. Read More »

Trump discloses profits and losses in financial report

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His private club doubled the cost of signing up to $ 200,000 after Donald Trump's election in the presidency. Trump had disclosed a liability to Deutsche of more than $50 million, which was in the Old Post Office , a property in Washington where he has established a hotel. Read More »