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Author: 0 United Kingdom treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit

He wouldn't be drawn on whether he supported Britain's continued membership in the single market and said May's minority government will negotiate in a "pragmatic" manner, striving for a solution that works for both sides. "We want to end the anxiety facing 4 million citizens". May's finance minister, Philip Hammond , said on Friday that Britain should prioritise protecting jobs and economic growth .

Author: 0 Afghan soldier attacks foreign soldiers, wounding 4

The military coalition had earlier said that one Afghan soldier had been killed and another wounded in the incident. Camp Shaheen is home to the Afghans 209th Corps and was the site of a complex Taliban attack in April that killed more than 130 Afghan soldiers.

Global News 'Excessive Heat Watch' Issued For The Bay Area This Weekend
Author: 0 'Excessive Heat Watch' Issued For The Bay Area This Weekend

The National Weather Service said a strong high-pressure weather system will bring very hot temperatures into next week. As temperatures began rising Friday across San Diego County, officials warned residents to take extra precautions against the heat, especially when hiking on popular waterfall trails in the Cleveland National Forest.

Global News Ronaldo may leave Real Madrid after tax fraud accusation
Author: 0 Ronaldo may leave Real Madrid after tax fraud accusation

It comes just days after Portuguese local press reported that the nation's revenue authority is launching its own investigation into tax fraud by football clubs and their players including Portugal captain Ronaldo . A loyal player who truly respects his former clubs, it would be near impossible for him to join another Premier League club that isn't United. "Always, man", Ronaldo said Wednesday before he travelled to Russian Federation with the Portuguese national team for the ...

Global News C.Ronaldo set to leave Real Madrid
Author: 0 C.Ronaldo set to leave Real Madrid

Ronaldo's sense of alienation has been reported before and the player recently vented his anger against the demanding Bernabeu crowds who, on occasion, have booed him during games across the past season. The Champions League and La Liga winners say they have "full confidence" in their player, insisting Ronaldo had "always shown a clear will to fulfill all his tax obligations".

Author: 0 Queen, Prince William visit tower fire area

A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in w. It has also been confirmed the fire service's mobile platform can reach the top of the blocks, while each of the buildings has three exits, including the main entrance and two emergency exits, while communal areas have fire-retardant paint.

Global News Chanting 'we want justice', protesters storm town hall after deadly London fire
Author: 0 Chanting 'we want justice', protesters storm town hall after deadly London fire

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William made an emotional visit on Friday to see the survivors, victims' families and rescue workers who were affected by the deadly fire at Grenfell Tower in London . He said: "I'm not here because I support the Tories , Labour or Liberals". More than 70 people are believed to be unaccounted for since the blaze, which police fear was so devastating that some victims may never be identified.

Global News Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations
Author: 0 Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

But Trump was leaving in place many of Obama's changes, including the reopened USA embassy in Havana, even as he sought to show he was making good on a campaign promise to take a tougher line against Cuba. The "wet foot, dry foot" policy, which once let most Cuban migrants stay if they made it to US soil but was terminated under Obama , will remain terminated.

Author: 0 US accuses Chinese company of money-laundering for North Korea

It says the US has asked a court to seize one-point-nine million dollars which it said was improperly moved through American financial institutions. The U.S. move against Mingzheng "is a good first step but we need to do more to have an impact", tweeted Anthony Ruggiero, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a U.S.

Global News Theresa May: 'I had the balls to call general election'
Author: 0 Theresa May: 'I had the balls to call general election'

The current poll results, says The Independent , put Jeremy Corbyn nearly neck and neck with Theresa May , with the Conservatives sitting at a mere three-point difference. "Climate change, as we know over recent days with Donald Trump's announcement, is quite simply the biggest challenge confronting humanity, and our ambitious target will spur the bold and decisive action that has so far been lacking", she said.

Author: 0 London tower block inferno: What we know

More than 70 people are unaccounted for, according to media reports , although it was not known whether some of those were among the bodies recovered so far. "The local community feels their grief has been made worse by the lack of information about their missing family members and friends", he wrote . The tower, a social housing block built in 1974 in North Kensington , an area of west London , contained 120 flats and was thought to have been home to about 600 people.

Author: 0 Trump dismisses obstruction of justice investigation with 'nice' tweet

The special counsel has witness testimony and physical evidence to weigh when evaluating if Trump obstructed justice. "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal ", a spokesman for Trump's legal team, Mark Corallo, said .

Author: 0 Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

Aides to Ryan, R-Wis., confirmed the speaker had visited Scalise at the hospital but declined to provide details of the encounter. Sava explained there is a major risk to Scalise's life because of hemorrhage that can occur as a result of the substantial damage the bullet caused to blood vessels.

Author: 0 Trump says Scalise remains in critical condition a day after Virginia shooting

James Hodgkinson , who has been identified as the shooter of Steve Scalise , protests outside of the United States Post Office in Belleville, Illinois, in this April 2012 image. "Steve in his own way might have brought some unity to our long-divided country ", the president said at a White House event on workforce initiatives.

Author: 0 List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

The scene remains an active investigation, where law enforcement, to include the FBI Evidence Response Team, ATF, and Alexandria Police Department, are collecting evidence. A half-dozen patrons gathered at the tavern Thursday afternoon for the $1 taco special and to shoot pool said Hodgkinson didn't hang out there and wasn't known to them.

Author: 0 White House officials deny claim Trump seeking Mueller firing

Under the regulations governing the appointment of a special counsel , 28-CFR-600, and I quote: 'The special counsel may be disciplined and removed from office only by the personal action of the attorney general. "His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity". However, White House press secretary Sean Spicer denied Ruddy has spoken to the President about the issue.

Author: 0 Brexit negotiations to go ahead on Monday, Government confirms

Prompted by her poor election showing, particularly among pro-EU young people who fear losses of jobs and opportunity for Brexit, some of her most senior ministers and two former Conservative prime ministers have called for a rethink.

Author: 0 Warriors owner willing to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

Another Cleveland player, Iman Shumpert, was more direct, saying in November, "I'm not going to the White House". If Curry doesn't want to go, it's unlikely his teammates would defy him. The Warriors beat Cleveland 129-120 to take the best-of-seven series 4-1, reclaiming the throne they lost to the Cavaliers a year ago. Steve Kerr returned for the final four games of the Finals, but the Warriors' head coach is still dealing with complications from his back surgery almost two ...

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition, 'Has Improved,' Hospital Officials Say

An injured police officer has been hailed after preventing a potential massacre in the baseball practice shooting that left top U.S. politician Steve Scalise in a critical condition. "When he arrived he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death". Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and critically injured and remained hospitalised.

Author: 0 Steph Curry To Likely Skip White House Visit If Invited

LeBron James was remarkable in defeat, however. Come on. It's to the point now where someone will argue that the All-Star teams aren't super teams because Jimmy Butler and Kawhi Leonard weren't lottery picks. The Golden St Warriors have had an incredible run, but its not over. Lebron James went to Miami and won his two titles then went back to Cleveland and won there as well, but now we nearly forgot about his going to Miami.

Author: 0 Trump denounces reports of widening Russian Federation probe

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, on Wednesday reported that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice. Mueller has not publicly discussed his investigation, and a spokesman for the special counsel declined to comment. Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favor, in possible ...

Author: 0 Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility

Democrat Cedric Richmond, a fellow Louisiana congressman, said as many others did that Scalise is a fighter. Scalise is still under sedation but Sava says he has responded to family members. That circumstance is not uncommon for that type of injury, known as a transpelvic gunshot wound, the trauma surgeon said. Jennifer Scalise says in a statement that the family is "especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from Louisiana and across ...

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors unanimously decline to visit White House, Donald Trump

LeBron James , whose Cavaliers won the title past year and fell to the Warriors on Monday, said during a visit to Obama's White House in November that his team would "have to cross that road" if it triumphed again under Trump. "We don't want that to taint what we've accomplished this year". The Warriors didn't get Durant because of a meeting at The Hamptons. "We certainly have a young - all in their 20s, at least for now - core four", Lacob said, referring to Curry , Durant , ...

Global News Kabul protest that left several dead enters second day
Author: 0 Kabul protest that left several dead enters second day

On Friday, demonstrators rushed toward police who fired warning shots and when they attempted to move closer to the palace, police sprayed them with hoses from a water tanker and later fired tear gas. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Saturday's blasts, which were suicide attacks. As well as criticising the government, some protesters demanded that Ghani execute prisoners from the Haqqani network, the Taliban-affiliated militant group that intelligence officials blame for ...

Author: 0 Congressional ballgame goes on despite shooting

President Donald Trump sent a video message to the game, highlighting Scalise who remains in critical condition on Thursday after several surgeries. Politico reported Thursday that a lobbyist for Tyson Foods who was also shot Wednesday, Matt Mika, remains in critical condition and will require additional surgeries, his family said Thursday.

Author: 0 On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phony' Russian Federation story

President Donald Trump is telling his Twitter followers that they are witnessing the "single greatest WITCH HUNT in American history". President Trump took to Twitter Thursday morning to claim he's caught up in a " WITCH HUNT " led by "bad and conflicted people" following reports that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating him for obstruction of justice.

Global News White House Says Trump Won't Fire Special Counsel Leading Russia Probe
Author: 0 White House Says Trump Won't Fire Special Counsel Leading Russia Probe

He interviewed the day before a few days before he was appointed special counsel with the president who was looking at him potentially to become the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Christopher Ruddy , a longtime Trump friend, said in an interview on PBS that he had just come from the White House and that the president was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel".

Author: 0 President Donald Trump attacks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into possible obstruction as witchhunt

Trump tweeted early Thursday . Trump writes , "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" The letter said the investigation will also probe Mr Comey's testimony that Loretta Lynch, as President Barack Obama's attorney general, had directed him to describe an FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's email practices as merely a "matter" and to avoid calling it an investigation.

Author: 0 No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general

Rosenstein said "no, I have not", when asked by Sen. But the president is going to seek the advice of his counsel and inside the government as well as outside. Very early Monday morning, at 4:34 a.m., Gingrich posted a tweet criticizing the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director over the staff he's hiring for the probe, suggesting that Republicans are "delusional" if they think Mueller will be fair.

Global News Liverpool to keep Joe Gomez at Anfield?
Author: 0 Liverpool to keep Joe Gomez at Anfield?

There's been constant speculation that the Englishman, who still hasn't started a Premier League game under Klopp, would leave on loan - but according to the latest update - will fight for minutes at Liverpool in 2017/18. Klopp is not now blessed with tons of defensive options and bringing Gomez back into contention is a smart move. The 20-year-old has been linked with a loan move away from Anfield ahead of next season, with newly-promoted Brighton among the clubs mentioned as a ...

Author: 0 Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path

Steve Scalise , who remains in critical condition but has improved. His sedation level has been lowered enough to where he has been able to communicate with doctors and his family. That social media and letters to the editor showed Hodgkinson to be an ardent liberal who hated congressional Republicans gave the attacks an terrible partisan overtone and inevitably led Rep.

Author: 0 Kate meets London Bridge attack victims and hospital staff

Another 48 people were injured, several listed in critical condition upon arrival at area hospitals. Three men carried out the vehicle and knife attack nine days ago. "It gives the patients a lift, and it gives the staff a lift that they are being recognized". Nancy was visiting London Bridge as part of a long-planned holiday to the United Kingdom with her husband, Gaetano, 63.

Global News Ralph Northam wins Democratic primary for Virginia governor in closely watched race
Author: 0 Ralph Northam wins Democratic primary for Virginia governor in closely watched race

RICHMOND , Va. - After a surprisingly close race, Ed Gillespie clinched the Republican nomination for governor, reports the Associated Press . In last year's Presidential election, the bombastic Trump easily won in Floyd County and most of Southwestern Virginia but lost overall in the state because of Northern Virginia and Tidewater voters who now control the overall election results for the Commonwealth.

Author: 0 Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearings Tuesday

How reliable Ruddy's comments are is open to question. She argued that the press didn't do that because there's a "concerted effort" to drive Trump from the White House . "Senator, I'm not going to follow any order unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders", Rosenstein said. "I think it'd be a disaster".

Author: 0 While May Forms UK Government, Brussels Impatient for Brexit Negotiations

As May attempts to cobble together a majority, the EU's Michel Barnier said he would hold talks with British envoy Olly Robbins on Tuesday to organize the negotiations. The Prime Minister triggered Article 50, the legal process for leaving the European Union, on 29 March. "Yesterday Emmanuel Macron , the new French president, spoke about an open door, he said if Britain is changing its mind it will find an open door", Verhofstadt told the European Parliament.

Global News China slams US for remarks on South China Sea, Taiwan
Author: 0 China slams US for remarks on South China Sea, Taiwan

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson again urged China to do more to rein in North Korea , saying it should use its growing clout responsibly. China has reclaimed thousands of acres of land on reefs in the South China Sea, adding airstrips, lighthouses and port facilities to better project influence over the waterway.

Author: 0 Mattis Hasn't Decided to Send 4K More Troops to Afghanistan

We still haven't got a strategy for Afghanistan. This is hardly ever remarked upon in the media: the fact that Trump, who ran on a platform that was often quite critical of conventional wisdom and wasteful wars, has little latitude to act on this platform (assuming he'd want to) when he's constantly under attack in the media as a Putin stooge, or worse.

Author: 0 Brandt Snedeker's putter shows up in a big way at US Open

While McIlroy and former world number one Jason Day missed the cut, amateur Cameron Champ - who turned 22 on Thursday - and Xander Schauffele were unlikely contenders on five under par, alongside Players Championship victor Si Woo Kim. Asked if he would have been able to recover from such a mistake earlier in his career, Casey added: "In my good seasons, yes, but there have been times when I struggled, so probably not!" McIlroy's pre-tournament comments proved disappointingly accurate ...

Author: 0 Trump says Scalise "in some trouble" as House gavels back in

Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and former congressional staffer, was also identified as one of those shot. Scalise was shot in the left hip and suffered injuries to his internal organs, and has undergone three surgeries so far. Two Capitol police exchanged gunfire with the lone gunman carrying a rifle, congressmen said. While top lawmakers, including Scalise, have security details, others do not and they regularly appear in public without protection.

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