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Global News North Korea Spies on US THADD's With Drones
Author: 0 North Korea Spies on US THADD's With Drones

Pyongyang has test-fired a string of missiles this year, building on launches and atomic tests that have ratcheted up tensions over its quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the United States - something President Donald Trump has said " won't happen ".

Global News UK minister says Britain will leave EU customs union after Brexit
Author: 0 UK minister says Britain will leave EU customs union after Brexit

The number is predicted to be even greater next year because most people applied only after the referendum and applications usually take between six months and a year to process. At 16,290, Turkish citizens remained the largest group seeking a Germany passport , although applications dropped by almost 17 percent. Brits who apply for German citizenship while the United Kingdom is still in the European Union can keep both of their passports, but those who wait until after Brexit may not be ...

Author: 0 American senators reach deal on Russian Federation sanctions

The deal which has the backing of top Republics and Democrats was announced by the Senate #Foreign Relations and Banking Committee . Negotiators used a handful of bills that would add new Russian Federation sanctions, as well as allow Congress to block Trump from lifting current penalties, as a framework for the talks.

Author: 0 Leitrim women had United Kingdom abortions in 2016

Ann Furedi of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, one of the biggest abortion providers, said: 'These figures illustrate that women need access to good abortion services across their reproductive lifetimes, from the point at which they become sexually active right through to their menopause.

Global News Eyeing growth boost, Kenya opens Chinese-built railway
Author: 0 Eyeing growth boost, Kenya opens Chinese-built railway

In an interview with Xinhua on the sidelines of a ceremony held here in Nairobi for the release of the company's social responsibility report regarding the SGR project, Chen said that the company has endeavored to build the Kenya SGR project into a quality project that will endure the test of time.

Global News Jeff Sessions Testimony To Be Public
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Testimony To Be Public

Sessions's testimony comes as the committee probes potential collusions between President Donald Trump's campaign team and an alleged Russian campaign aimed at skewing the 2016 presidential race in his favor. CNN reported that Comey told senators in a closed hearing last week that Sessions may have had a third meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

Global News Venkaiah Naidu mounts 3D attack on Congress
Author: 0 Venkaiah Naidu mounts 3D attack on Congress

He said the Congress and other parties which ruled along with it for the last 50 years, including the DMK, had neglected the farmers' issues. Mr. Venkaih Naidu said the attempts of the Opposition to show the government in poor light through a disinformation campaign on various issues had failed in State after State, including in Delhi, Goa, and Uttar Pradesh.

Author: 0 Trump '100%' willing to testify on Comey

Comey told the Senate that Trump had asked him to pledge his loyalty over the investigation. "My common sense told me, he's looking to get something in exchange for granting my request to stay in the job , ' said Mr Comey". Trump insists that Comey lied in some parts of the testimony he gave Thursday to the Senate intelligence committee . Trump said his team emerged "very happy" after Comey's testimony , while also offering a blunt assessment of Comey's testimony before the ...

Author: 0 Trump welcomes Romanian president to White House

Asked if he were trying to hint at something, the president replied, "I'll tell you about it over a short period of time". "Whether he obstructed justice remains for the facts to come forward". Trump declined to say whether recordings of his conversations with Comey exist, saying he would have more to say on the matter soon. Mr Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz , also seized on the admission, casting the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director as one of the "leakers" set on ...

Global News Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up
Author: 0 Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up

Speaking earlier in Washington , U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies to ease their blockade on Qatar while calling on Doha to do more to end its alleged support of terror groups. Commenting on the criticism against Turkey for providing food supplies and military support to Qatar, Erdogan said: "Our friends in the Gulf were not bothered by the USA base in Qatar but why are they concerned about a Turkish base".

Author: 0 Hopes rise for softer Brexit after poll shock

But there were signs that not all was going to plan. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gave his take of May's performance at the 1922 committee . "To those locally who are complaining the loudest about our position of influence, I say to them that the time for unreasonable behavior and unrealistic demands is over", she said.

Global News Southwestern states rank among lowest in child well-being
Author: 0 Southwestern states rank among lowest in child well-being

SC ranks 39th in the nation for child well-being, a slight improvement from last year's ranking of 41st, according to the latest Kids Count, released Tuesday by the Annie E. Nationally, the rate dropped from 34 to 22. IN ranked 14th in education. "We know that kids who live in poverty don't have the same educational opportunities and they don't develop at the same rate as their more affluent piers", Dollard said.

Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey suggests Arsene Wenger uncertainty to blame for poor Arsenal campaign

The north London side are facing the prospect of Europa League football next term after a 10-2 loss to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16. I have seen him for a good few years now and he is always scoring goals'. Lyon have accepted the fact that they could lose Lacazette this summer at long last, with the player having been with the club for the entirety of his professional career so far.

Author: 0 Thousands protest across Russian Federation as opposition leader detained

Authorities detained Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny and almost 1,000 of his supporters on Monday, as they mounted demonstrations across the nation against government corruption. "We came here because of corruption". Police in Moscow also warned that they would be tough on any act of provocation during the Russia Day commemorations, saying any such act would be "a threat to public order and will be immediately suppressed".

Author: 0 Putin calls United States anti-Russia election campaign rhetoric 'big mistake'

John McCain in an interview with Oliver Stone set to debut on Showtime in June. The first two hour-long segments were made available to news media before the showing. After Putin noted that there is no formal prohibition of gays in the military, Stone asked if Putin would take a shower on a submarine with a gay crewman.

Global News UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan -lawmaker
Author: 0 UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan -lawmaker

Brussels has warned that time is running out to start the talks on divorce terms and a future trade deal, with Britain set to leave the European Union come what may in March 2019. He also said the government would still "walk away" with no deal if talks broke down on ending Britain's four-decade membership of the bloc. "It's in the week of next week, basically, is the first discussions", Davis told Sky News when asked about the practicalities of the negotiations.

Global News Saudi carrier seeks to poach Qatar Airways crews
Author: 0 Saudi carrier seeks to poach Qatar Airways crews

Three ships carrying 350 tonnes of food were also set to leave Iran for the emirate. However, if the situation becomes critical, the Qatari government can liquidate some of its overseas assets and provide the funds to its banking system, much as Saudi Arabia did a year ago when its banks faced a funding squeeze due to low oil prices , he said.

Global News Clinging to job, May appoints ministers
Author: 0 Clinging to job, May appoints ministers

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who took the party from one Scottish seat to 13, said there would now have to be "consensus within the country about what it means and what we seek to achieve as we leave". One of the lead European Union negotiators, Guy Verhofstadt, criticized May on Twitter, writing: "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated".

Author: 0 Defiant May vows to stay on despite UK election blow

She intends to form a minority administration, propped up by the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , but she will never recover from the wounds inflicted upon her by the British people on Thursday. Likewise, Labour remains committed to an independent Department for International Development with a seat in the prime minister's cabinet dedicated to the secretary of state for international development, according to its manifesto.

Author: 0 Brokenshire not keen on Stormont mediator move amid DUP deal criticism

Speaking in Dublin this morning Mr Varadkar stressed the importance of Governments in Dublin and in London being aware of their obligations under the Belfast Agreement. The dispute has prompted renewed calls for a chairman from outside the United Kingdom and Ireland to be appointed. Mrs Foster delivered the blunt message to the republican party as she rejected its claim the anticipated DUP/Conservative deal at Westminster would undermine the political process in Northern Ireland.

Author: 0 Pakistan says slain Chinese misused business visas, were missionaries

These information were revealed in a briefing given to Interior Minister Ch Nisar by law enforcing agencies here today. Two Chinese nationals abducted and killed in Pakistan last month, whose murders were claimed by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), were preachers who abused the visa system, Pakistan said on Monday (June 12), contradicting earlier reports they were teachers.

Author: 0 Truth-teller Trump: Comey lied

Mr Trump denied having asked for Mr Comey's loyalty or for an inquiry into his former national security adviser to be dropped. Senator Tim Kaine, the 2016 Democratic vice presidential candidate, said on Friday that Comey's testimony provided a wealth of information for both the congressional and special counsel investigations.

Author: 0 John Oliver Is Relishing The Swift Downfall Of Trump's Credibility

Oliver tackled the Comey hearing by pointedly explaining why Comey's testimony certainly did not do Trump any favors, particularly in regards to the president's credibility. He noted that Comey's testimony was "pretty damaging" to the Trump White House in the immediate aftermath that "even Fox News was struggling to spin" it.

Author: 0 Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State in Cabinet reshuffle

While the Conservatives, under May, remain the largest single party in the House of Commons, they have been forced to form a minority government and looking for support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party . Michael Gove arrives for a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. "I think it's quite possible there'll be an election later this year or early next year, and that might be a good thing because we can not go on with a period of great instability", he told the BBC.

Author: 0 Protests out of the "YouTube generation", but 80% Russians support Putin

But Navalny was arrested Monday morning on his way to the protests. " That's why so many people came out today to the demonstration across the country and here in St. 1 issue of Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation and his new YouTube channel, which bypasses state media to get out his message. Protests unfolded Monday in more than 100 cities, even in some where they had been banned outright.

Global News Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public
Author: 0 Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public

Sessions requested that the hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee be public, a Justice Department spokesperson said in a statement. "[Sessions] had already recused himself and then, suddenly, he's the one apparently recommending to the president that Comey be fired and the president has ...

Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko faces Halep in French Open final

She will meet Ostapenko for the first time in the final on Saturday. I came through a tough match yesterday, but I just care about today. Her average forehand speed exceeds men's No. Ostapenko powered her way to a 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 victory to make history as the first Latvian grand slam finalist and the youngest at any grand slam since Caroline Wozniacki in NY eight years ago.

Author: 0 Unseeded Latvian teen knocks out Wozniacki on rain-hit day

Ostapenko advances to the semifinals where she will face No. 30-seed Timea Bacsinszky , who defeated Kristina Mladenovic on Tuesday. "I hope I can play better than the previous time and that the score will be different", said Halep, who lost in three sets to Maria Sharapova on her first appearance in the final at Roland Garros.

Global News Rain-triggered landslides kill at least 48 in Bangladesh
Author: 0 Rain-triggered landslides kill at least 48 in Bangladesh

The military's public relations office spokesman, Rezaul Karim , said by phone that several soldiers were killed as they were working on a highway in the region to clear debris and mud after a landslide. Fire official Tarikul Islam in Bandarban said at least 10 people died there. The latest disaster came after Cyclone Mora smashed into Bangladesh's southeast last month, killing at least eight people.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump says her father is optimistic

Sessions recused himself in March from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump after acknowledging that he had met twice previous year with the Russian ambassador to the United States.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' the fire of Gulf crisis

The small peninsula, which is connected to Saudi Arabia , is heavily reliant on imports for food and before it was cut off from its neighbours brought in 80% of its supply from surrounding Gulf countries. Qatar Airways was forced to cancel direct flights to those countries, which serve as a significant source of passenger traffic for the airline. Doha is seeking to reassure customers as it is gripped by the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years.

Author: 0 UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Trump , who was on his first state visit in Saudi Arabia , later suggested that the development was a result of his call. The minister ruled out any attempt of interference in his country's affairs, saying no one could dictate his country's "foreign policy".

Global News Michael Gove makes political comeback as Environment Secretary
Author: 0 Michael Gove makes political comeback as Environment Secretary

During the Leveson Inquiry, Gove called Murdoch "one of the most impressive and significant figures of the last 50 years", while Murdoch has praised the former education secretary's "admirable character". Beth Rigby says his complete absence in the election campaign was a signal of how his loyalty may have been viewed by Mrs May's inner circle. Liz Truss appointed the chief secretary to the treasury , with the right to attend Cabinet and Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid keeps hold of his post ...

Author: 0 Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

The cancelled flights impact numerous airline's travelers who fly via to Doha to worldwide destinations. Meanwhile, Qatar has supported Kuwait's efforts to mediate between Doha and Arab states. "Our reserves and investment funds are more than 250 percent of gross domestic product", said Al Emadi, who sits on the board of the sovereign wealth fund.

Author: 0 May failed to get the mandate she sought

Sterling plunged against the dollar and the euro on Friday as the election result created even more uncertainty over the whole Brexit process. Lo and behold, the snap election that May called two months ago has now denied her Conservative Party a majority, resulting in a hung parliament .

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