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Author: 0 Philip Hammond: UK must be pragmatic in Brexit talks

Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, says protecting the British economy should be the main goal of upcoming negotiations over the country's exit from the European Union . That would eliminate the need for a significantly stronger border between Northern Ireland and Ireland, a step that many leaders on that island have anxious could spark new violence in a dormant conflict.

Global News Protesters storm town hall after London fire
Author: 0 Protesters storm town hall after London fire

At the moment, police said 16 bodies have been recovered. Commander Stuart Cundy, of the Metropolitan Police , said that number "may increase" and that the "significant" recovery operation is likely to take weeks. The protesters made their way through an automatic door at the Kensington and Chelsea Borough town hall on Friday. Some wore T-shirts with images of missing loved ones as they climbed the front steps and pushed their way into the building.

Global News Polls to open for primary elections across Virginia
Author: 0 Polls to open for primary elections across Virginia

So was almost every Democratic member of the state's House delegation and statehouse and local-elected officials. And he complicated Gillespie's general election challenge considerably by denying him the flexibility to position himself as a Trump skeptic in an off-year contest where voter antipathy towards the president could be a major factor.

Global News Gordon Chang on Dennis Rodman's diplomacy in N. Korea
Author: 0 Gordon Chang on Dennis Rodman's diplomacy in N. Korea

The family of Otto Warmbier said he was in a coma and was on a Medivac flight home. The 22-year-old was then taken by ambulance to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Here's his latest foray into North Korean diplomacy. They also said they are grateful he "will finally be with people who love him". Trump called Rodman "smart" for his 2013 trip to North Korea , Politico reported at the time .

Global News List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter
Author: 0 List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter

James Hodgkinson , 66, a former home-inspection businessman, had been charged with domestic violence in 2006 but was not convicted and had a number of minor convictions on his record. he didn't show a lot of emotion to Eli... you'd think when your grandson is hugging you [you'd show some some emotion]", Knepper said. "I'm sorry that he did this", she added.

Author: 0 In Tweet, Trump Turns On Rod Rosenstein Over Investigation 'Witch Hunt'

Oddly enough, Boente was acting deputy attorney general when Sessions recused himself , and until Rosenstein was appointed . Trump didn't immediately elaborate on the tweet , but it appears he is referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , whose memo on fired FBI Director James Comey last month was initially used as justification for the termination.

Author: 0 Sir John Major is 'concerned wary and dubious' over DUP confidence deal

Seeking to avoid a second election that could deepen Britain's worst political turmoil since last June's shock vote to leave the EU, Ms May edged closer to a deal to get support of the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). Brexit negotiations that were scheduled to begin next week was also likely to be postponed. The Belgian MEP tweeted: 'We need to start the negotiations.

Author: 0 Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation over Comey firing

Ian Prior, a Justice Department spokesman, said that Rosenstein "has said numerous times , if there comes a point when he needs to recuse, he will". An unusual statement from the Department of Justice has many in Washington scratching their heads.

Author: 0 McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

He also corrected Elkington's math. Elkington seems to be saying McIlroy is content in cashing checks and resting on past accomplishments. "That's why jack designed 100's of golf courses...and it's knew...mustn't have taught grammar in the 50's", McIlroy replied.

Global News Puerto Rican voters support statehood in criticized referendum
Author: 0 Puerto Rican voters support statehood in criticized referendum

While Puerto Ricans are American citizens and contribute to Social Security and Medicare, they do not vote for the US president, and their single representative in Congress has no vote. Many believe the island's territorial status has contributed to its economic crisis, largely caused by decades of heavy borrowing and the elimination of federal tax incentives.

Author: 0 Rosenstein may need to recuse himself from Russia probe

Administration officials and the president's advisers are anxious Trump's tweets and public statements about the Russian Federation probe will trigger additional damaging leaks, but they said he can not stop talking about the investigation, reported Politico .

Global News Doctors: Scalise in critical condition but they are 'encouraged' by his improvement
Author: 0 Doctors: Scalise in critical condition but they are 'encouraged' by his improvement

Sava said that doctors have controlled internal bleeding and stabilized his vital signs, but the bullet caused substantial damage to "bones, internal organs and blood vessels and nerves". Rep. Steve Scalise is improving but is still in critical condition, according to an update from his doctors. The House Majority Whip underwent several surgeries after the shooting.

Global News Trump urges tougher United States travel ban, expedited court review
Author: 0 Trump urges tougher United States travel ban, expedited court review

In fact, the appellate court opinion quoted generously from Trump's campaign trail statements, in which he called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States". The courts are slow and political", he tweeted. She also said: 'I think that the President isn't concerned with what you call it'. Trump said he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to express America's "unwavering support" and offer USA assistance as the British government works to ...

Author: 0 Trump confirms he's under investigation

Kushner, who is President Donald Trump's son-in-law, joins a list of several former associates whose financial dealings are being examined by FBI agents and federal prosecutors, according to the Post . In the meeting, Trump requested that the men "put that recommendation in writing", the White House has contended, prompting Rosenstein to offer a formal recommendation to Trump that Comey be fired because he mishandled the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails.

Author: 0 Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

He also reported Dollars 37.2 million in income in the past year from Mar-a-Lago, the private Florida resort where he hosted the president of China and ordered missile strikes against Syria. Trump's management fees from Indonesian companies tied to two planned resorts there more than doubled. The document showed Trump held officer positions in 565 corporations or other entities before becoming US president.

Global News Trump blasts Mueller obstruction probe on Twitter
Author: 0 Trump blasts Mueller obstruction probe on Twitter

Chris Ruddy, a Trump friend and the CEO of the conservative website Newsmax , raised the possibility of the president considering terminating Mueller. "No, I have not", Rosenstein answered. Sen. Richard Burr , R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner , D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey and ...

Author: 0 Annual Congressional baseball game brings unity after shooting

Despite the shooting , the congressional baseball game went forward Thursday evening at Nationals Park in Washington . Scalise was critically injured following a shooting at a congressional baseball practice on Wednesday . The 66-year-old posted several angry messages about President Donald Trump and the Republican party on social media before the incident. MedSTAR hospital has not issued an update on Scalise's condition last night when they said he was in critical but stable ...

Author: 0 Trump family flies to Camp David

Just before taking office, Trump - a former Manhattan real estate magnate - indicated he wasn't enamored with the idea of time spent in the woods. Camp David , about 60 miles northwest of Baltimore, was converted into a presidential retreat by President Franklin D.

Author: 0 Russian Federation set for World Cup stress test in Confed Cup

After the New Zealand "All Whites" had cleared off the line several times, the breakthrough for the hosts came on 31 minutes when midfielder Denis Glushakov raced through into the box and chipped the ball over Kiwi 'keeper Stefan Marinovic.

Global News Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
Author: 0 Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

According to the Guardian , when she was asked if she'd like to say something to the victims, Sue Hodgkinson replied, "I don't even know who was shot". President Donald Trump called Griner and another officer who responded to the shooting, officer David Bailey, heroes. A 66-year-old progressive who volunteered on Vermont Sen.

Global News Bodies of three militants recovered in Kashmir
Author: 0 Bodies of three militants recovered in Kashmir

The bodies of the militants were spotted in the debris in the morning. The attack came hours after LeT commander Junaid Mattoo was killed on Friday. It is possible that there is a linkage between killing of the six policemen and operations carried out by the security forces against the Lashkar and its operatives in the Valley.

Author: 0 Education Dept Makes Big Change to Civil Rights Investigations

A student who can not use the bathroom that matches their gender identity is nearly certainly the victim of prohibited sex stereotyping or a hostile environment, the employee said. Constitution. "It's renegade law", she said. The instructions obtained by HuffPost were issued to employees last week, the site reports , and instruct officials to rely on "Title IX and its implementing regulations...

Author: 0 Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Scalise received numerous blood transfusions as surgeons worked to fix his torn blood vessels and other wounds, Sava said , adding: "We are encouraged by improvement in his condition over the last 36 hours". His sedation level has been lowered enough to where he has been able to communicate with doctors and his family. FILE - In this March 8, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La.

Author: 0 Trump could force out Rosenstein, fail to stop Russian Federation probe

Brand, on May 22, was sworn in as the first woman to serve as associate attorney general. Brand was confirmed as the No. 3 Justice Department official on a 52-46 vote in the Senate on May 18, with Democrats lining up against her. What is clear is that he could order the Justice Department to ax Mueller, which may result in Rosenstein's departure and would certainly intensify the uproar over the investigation.

Author: 0 Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

In an earlier tweet, he called it a massive "witch hunt". President Donald Trump groused Thursday that no one is investigating Democrats' "dealings with Russia " while there are multiple investigations into what he phrased as his "non-dealings" with Moscow.

Global News Poll shows 65% of Americans disapprove President Trump's job performance
Author: 0 Poll shows 65% of Americans disapprove President Trump's job performance

The same can't be said for his legislative colleagues. "If anyone has had a rough launch, it's Donald Trump ", said Jim Henson, co-director of the poll and head of the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin. The lesser-known El Pasoan is viewed favorably by 18 percent of Texas voters, unfavorably by 15 percent. O'Rourke, who has never run for office outside of El Paso, isn't a name brand yet: 13 percent of Texas voters have a neutral opinion of him, but 55 percent have ...

Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect in Wyandotte County

The thunderstorms are slated to develop in the early afternoon and last into the evening, the advisory said. A tropical air mass will take over this weekend with increasing humidity. Highs today reach the upper 70s to mid-80s. Another weather aware day is on tap for Saturday with more widespread chance for strong storms in the afternoon/evening.

Global News Indonesia Open: Prannoy crashes out in semis
Author: 0 Indonesia Open: Prannoy crashes out in semis

Srikanth fought like a man possessed to outclass Son Wan Ho 21-15, 18-21, 24-22 in an energy-sapping mens singles match that lasted an hour and 12 minutes here. After winning the first game, he had four chances to close out the tie in the second, but wasted all of them. The world no.22 Indian had last won a Super Series in 2015 and will be hoping to end his search when he takes on his Japanese opponent in the summit clash on Sunday.

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

Each member of Congress was introduced Thursday night, garnering hoots and hollers from the crowd as they cheered on their favorite players. Scalise said such rules were " radical ", and threatened the jobs of Louisiana's oil and gas workers.

Global News Statement from Cosby's wife assailing judge, prosecutor
Author: 0 Statement from Cosby's wife assailing judge, prosecutor

Bill Cosby's lawyer repeatedly demanded a mistrial in his sex assault trial as five days of deliberations on the fate of the man once known as America's Dad pushed into Father's Day weekend, but the judge said there was no precedent to shut down the jury's talks.

Global News BJP creates record, wins Shimla civic body polls
Author: 0 BJP creates record, wins Shimla civic body polls

In the last election, the BJP and Congress had won 12 and 10 seats respectively while the CPI (M) had won from three wards. The saffron party continued with its nationwide winning streak by emerging as the single largest party in the town hall elections as it bagged 17 out of 34 seats, just one short of majority.

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

Even as Trump predicted a quick end to President Raul Castro's regime, he challenged Cuba to negotiate better agreements for Americans, Cubans and those whose identities lie somewhere in between. In addition, the USA government is to police other trips to ensure travelers are pursuing a "full-time schedule of educational exchange activities".

Global News Hate group rallies against Islamic law in dozens of USA cities
Author: 0 Hate group rallies against Islamic law in dozens of USA cities

Maria Brazani says she's not afraid to come out as a Muslim woman and has made it her mission to dispel myths. The anti Sharia demonstrators did the same, holding their signs and delivering their message on loudspeakers. "The theme of today is drowning out racism", said counter-protester Tony Murphy, standing next to demonstrators with colorful earplugs. But this didn't reflect in their rallies, most of which had fewer than 100 people.

Global News Almost 200 Democrats sue Donald Trump over 'benefits'
Author: 0 Almost 200 Democrats sue Donald Trump over 'benefits'

The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia have announced they've filed suit against President Donald Trump , alleging he violated the Constitution by retaining ties to a sprawling global business empire. The Democratic senator said the "American people deserve to know" whether his actions overseas are influenced by his business deals. In a response to the initial lawsuit, Justice Department lawyers argued that the framers of the Constitution never meant to ...

Global News Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe's Mueller says president's pal
Author: 0 Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe's Mueller says president's pal

She said, "I can definitively say the president is not a liar, and I think it's frankly insulting it is asked". "I think it's pretty clear by what one of his lawyers said on television recently". I think the best vindication for the President is to let this investigation to go on independently and thoroughly. Ruddy appeared to be basing his remarks, at least in part, on comments from Jay Sekulow , a member of Trump's legal team, who told ABC in an interview Sunday that he was "not going to ...

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.