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Author: 0 Some Trump business ventures on an upswing

The 98-page document posted on the ethics office's website late on Friday showed liabilities for Mr Trump of at least US$130 million to Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, a unit of German-based Deutsche Bank. Trump's management fees from Indonesian companies tied to two planned resorts there more than doubled. The disclosure reflects income of between $2.5 million and $15.5 million from stocks, bonds and mutual funds.

Author: 0 Protesters storm local town hall over London fire

May has outlined a series of measures to help those left homeless by the devastating fire which engulfed the 24-storey apartment block on Wednesday. An Irishman was among those killed in the tragedy, a London-based lawyer claimed . The protesters are seeking a list of demands which has been given to the council, Xinhua news agency reported . British outlets said May struggled to offer support or leadership in the wake of the blaze, accusing her of lacking emotional intelligence and ...

Author: 0 White House pushing Republicans in the House to relax new Russian Federation sanctions

The measure has been attached to a bill imposing penalties on Iran that the Senate is now debating and also has strong support. Russia's interference in the 2016 campaign has rocked Washington and led to multiple investigations, including special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.

Author: 0 'A Number of Casualties' After Incident in London, 1 Arrested: UK Police

There are "a number of casualties being worked on at the scene" in London after a vehicle hit multiple pedestrians, authorities report. London Ambulance Service said on Twitter . A Muslim council said in a statement that their prayers are with the victims. Britain's terrorist alert has been set at "severe" meaning an attack is highly likely.

Global News European Union exerts pressure on United Kingdom; demands clarity before Brexit talks
Author: 0 European Union exerts pressure on United Kingdom; demands clarity before Brexit talks

Britain said on Friday that no deal could be struck on exiting the European Union unless the future relationship with the bloc was taken into account. The Prime Minister triggered Article 50, the legal process for leaving the European Union, on 29 March. May faces a hard balancing act. Pro-Brexit Tory minister Michael Gove meanwhile said Britain would leave the group in line with government policy before the election.

Author: 0 Theresa May offers support package for London fire victims

Police said on Saturday that at least 58 people had been confirmed or were assumed to have died in this week's blaze at the Grenfell Tower block. Protest organisers were encouraging the crowd to remain in place until the council leaders pledged an independent investigation and rehousing for all those affected.

Author: 0 London highrise fire: 58 missing, presumed dead, police say

A larger crowd of people remained outside. But the Conservative leader still struggled to overcome accusations that she lacked compassion because she had failed to meet with victims on her first visit to the devastated site. British Labour MP David Lammy called for arrests to be made over what he labelled " corporate manslaughter ", lambasting Britain's public housing crisis which he says has left towers like Grenfell in appalling condition.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo won't 'sound the alarm' after Portugal draw with Mexico

Within 15 minutes Portugal had taken the lead, however, with Ronaldo, who has now scored or provided an assist in each of his last seven games for the national team, nearly inevitably at the heart of it. We believe we have a great opportunity. As man of the match, Ronaldo was obliged to attend a formal press conference but failed to appear amid suggestions he was "undergoing treatment".

Author: 0 UK Opposition Leader Slams Grenfell Tower Fire Response

The Prime Minister said some might choose to move areas, but said she would try to keep residents in the area. On Thursday, when Mrs May first went to the scene to meet the emergency services she was wrong not to meet residents at that early stage.

Author: 0 Led coalition shoots down Syrian Air Force fighter in self defense

A USA strike aircraft shot down a Syrian government fighter jet Sunday shortly after the Syrians bombed us -backed fighters in northern Syria, the Pentagon said in a statement. "The attack stresses coordination between the USA and ISIS, and it reveals the evil intentions of the administrating terrorism and investing it to pass the U.S".

Author: 0 Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery

The surgeon on Friday said he was "a lot more confident and optimistic" about Scalise's recovery than he was two days ago. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). The baseball field at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, is lighted as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents process the scene in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday , June 14, 2017, after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional ba.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower fire: Protests as anger grows

Prime Minister Theresa May was confronted by angry crowds as she returned to the site of the fire in west London after being criticised for not meeting victims in the wake of the tragedy. A protest calling more effective action to help the survivors was staged in front of the Downing Street. May ordered a full investigation into the fire as officials say the death toll from the fire could rise to more than 100 people.

Global News Trump expresses more frustration over Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Trump expresses more frustration over Russian Federation investigation

In response to the statement, former US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired in March, tweeted early Friday morning that "Americans should also exercise caution before accepting as true lies about firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director & defamation of a war hero special counsel", references to criticisms Trump has levied against Mueller and James Comey.

Author: 0 Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. I just hope she turns that on Bill Cosby . "Heinously and exploitively ambitious", she wrote in a statement posted on Bill Cosby's Facebook page . Valentino said she was also assaulted by Cosby.

Author: 0 Pence hires outside legal counsel

Pence's office confirms he has hired Richard Cullen , who served as us attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia during the term of George H.W. Earlier this week, one of the president's sons, Donald Trump Jr., highlighted on Twitter an op-ed in USA Today that argued that Mueller should recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation because he has a potential conflict of interest, given his longtime friendship with Comey, a crucial witness.

Author: 0 Another Stunning Election In France As Macron's Party Sweeps

But the election was marked with a low turnout, with just 41 percent of registered voters in France having cast ballots by late afternoon. French President Emmanuel Macron's party, the "Republic on the Move", is close to winning another nationwide election, only a month after Mr.

Author: 0 Official talks on Brexit to start Monday

She was talking about Brexit , but she now has another crucial set of negotiations clogging up her in-tray: a "confidence and supply" deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). 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.

Author: 0 LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers will continue building toward NBA Championship

William and Rizal's father, Ray Cahambing, said it was unfortunate Oakland was losing the Warriors, "but the diehard fans" would make the trip across the Bay to San Francisco to see the team. Smith received techs after a replay review. Everybody for the last 10 years knew how good he was, but until you break through and win that first championship, there's always still something there.

Author: 0 May to meet NI parties amid concerns over deal with DUP

But speaking in Dublin after a meeting with the new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar , the DUP leader Arlene Foster said it was down to Sinn Fein whether an agreement is reached. Although the DUP are unionists - wanting to remain part of the United Kingdom - and broadly support numerous policies of the Conservative and Unionist Party (as the Conservatives are correctly called), May's proposed deal could scupper attempt to broker a power-sharing deal with Sinn Fein - which promotes the unification ...

Author: 0 Presidential spokesman says Israel destroys any chance of peace

Speaking today at a ceremony celebrating the 50-year anniversary of Israel's military conquest of the West Bank, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that Israel would always retain full military control over the Jordan Valley irrespective of any future deals with the Palestinians.

Author: 0 British PM May tries to quell public anger after deadly London fire

Dozens of people remain missing after the fire engulfed the 24-story building early Wednesday, CNN reported . "We've worked tirelessly to confirm the number of people who we believe were in the tower on the night and, at this time we can not assume they are safe and well", he said .

Author: 0 Trump confirms he's under investigation over ex-FBI director Comey's firing

Additionally, he took the opportunity to highlight some perceived presidential wins, while continuing to decry the " phony Witch Hunt ". He fires a number of other tweets taking aim at the media and at the investigation . In an August 21, 2013 file photo, former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller speaks during an interview at Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Washington DC.

Author: 0 London fire: 58 confirmed or presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

The leading body for town and city councils in England and Wales announced Friday it is to conduct an urgent review of fire safety in high-rise buildings in the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze. Police have said it could take months to search the building and some victims might never be identified. Friends and family have said that they are still awaiting news.

Author: 0 No UK govt deal likely Wednesday due to London fire: DUP

May said on Tuesday that talks with the DUP had been productive - a view shared by DUP leader Arlene Foster - and that Brexit negotiations would begin as planned next week. The head of the Democratic Unionist Party has arrived for crucial talks on whether to support Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in an alliance.

Author: 0 Donald Trump confirms he is under investigation for obstruction of justice

President Donald Trump acknowledged on Friday that he is personally under investigation as part of a widening probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's United States presidential race and possible collusion by his campaign, an inquiry that has cast a shadow over his five months in office.

Author: 0 London Tower Block Fire Death Toll Rises to 58

Authorities say the death toll from the London tower block fire has risen to at least 30 and police are considering whether criminal offences had been committed. "This is an absolutely bad fire that took place". Prime Minister Theresa May is speaking with survivors of the high-rise fire in which 30 people are confirmed to have died.

Author: 0 'Significant progress' in Theresa May's talks with the DUP

Speaking after hours of talks between the two parties, the former First Minister said Brexit, counter-terrorism and "doing what's right" for the Northern Ireland economy were among the key issues being thrashed out. Ms Foster says her party has the national interest at heart. There are concerns that any deal by the DUP to prop up Mrs May's minority government could undermine the peace process.

Global News US Navy: bodies of missing sailors found inside damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald
Author: 0 US Navy: bodies of missing sailors found inside damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald

The collision occurred near Yokosuka, a Japanese port city that is home to the United States 7th Fleet, which comprises up to 80 submarines and ships and including the USS Fitzgerald. The fleet's commander, Vice Admiral Joseph P Aucoin, was on the pier together with many family members when the ship arrived, it said. Earlier, the 7th Fleet said the USA ship sustained damage on its starboard side and experienced flooding in some spaces.

Author: 0 Brexit talks left hanging as May tries to form alliance

But a deadly fire at a tower block in London could delay the announcement of any deal to stay in power, the BBC reported, citing a source in the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), whose leader, Arlene Foster, met May on Tuesday. It is thought Mrs Foster, despite being a Brexit supporter, could seek assurances from Mrs May that she will pursue a softer exit from the European Union , given Northern Ireland's 56% Remain vote and the DUP's desire not to see a return to a hard border with Ireland.

Author: 0 Congressman in critical condition after being shot during baseball practice

The congressman's vital signs have stabilized and his internal bleeding is under control, according to the doctor, who said Scalise's physicians were "encouraged" by his progress but remained cautious. President Donald Trump has called for unity in the wake of the horrific shooting incident in which a top Republican leader, Steve Scalise , was injured, saying that despite differences the devotion to the country brings the people together.

Author: 0 We could learn from Labour, says Tory MP Glyn Davies

They may have lost the election but they have won the party and that makes him our strong and stable leader for the foreseeable future despite the glumbuckets within the party. Paradoxically, that does leave Labour with a challenge. "We were being bullied..." That poverty has been caused by his Party, from the point at which they violently closed the mines right through to the endless pumping of money into the City of London at a cost to the real economy.

Author: 0 Trump 'confirms' he's under probe

Rosenstein later appointed Robert Mueller to lead the investigation into ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, which the president has repeatedly labeled a " witch hunt ". United States intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian Federation interfered in the presidential race to try to help Mr Trump win, in part by hacking and releasing emails damaging to his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

Author: 0 Britain says no European Union exit deal unless future relationship taken into account

May spent Thursday in talks with each of the five main political parties from Northern Ireland, including the DUP, aimed at getting a power-sharing executive running in the province before a June 29 deadline. Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said: "The Conservatives can not go from weak and wobbly to business as usual in three days". Brexit talks in Brussels on Monday will focus on the status of expats, the UK's "divorce bill" and the Northern Ireland border , rather than on ...

Global News Otto Warmbier Returns From North Korea With Extensive Brain Damage
Author: 0 Otto Warmbier Returns From North Korea With Extensive Brain Damage

The tour group that brought a 22 year-old American student to North Korea where he was later detained and sent home over a year later in a coma advertises the country as "probably one of the safest countries on Earth to visit". Doctors treating an American who was released earlier this week by North Korea said he suffered "severe injuries to all areas" of his brain while he was in captivity.

Author: 0 Donald Trump tweets surprising suggestion about firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Last month, Rosenstein sent a memo to Trump raising concerns over FBI Director James Comey - concerns the White House then cited as a central reason for Comey's firing . Essentially, this means that if Trump wants Mueller out, he'd have to get rid of Rosenstein too. CNN , however, referenced an unnamed "person familiar with Trump's tweet " who said the president was referring to news reports claiming he is under investigation for obstructing justice.

Author: 0 Judge declares mistrial in Cosby sexual-assault case

Cosby's defense team has been asking for a mistrial , arguing jurors have talked about the charges long enough. But Allred hit back on behalf of the other Cosby accusers she's representing: "It's too early to celebrate, Mr. Ms Constand hugged her mother, prosecutors and some of the other women who say the TV star drugged and abused them. The jurors clearly struggled with their verdict , telling the judge on Thursday they were at impasse.

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