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Global News Ivanka Trump says administration will ease burden of child care costs
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump says administration will ease burden of child care costs

He said this will be a "good starting point meeting". And on Wednesday, female Democratic lawmakers in the House will hold their own hearing on the need for paid family and medical leave, which the organizers have described as a "response to President Trump's wholly inadequate proposal for paid parental leave, included in his disastrous budget".

Global News Dani Alves agrees two-year deal to join Manchester City from Juventus
Author: 0 Dani Alves agrees two-year deal to join Manchester City from Juventus

Meanwhile, Guardiola endured the first trophyless season of his managerial career at City and sees Alves as key member of his defence ahead of the new campaign. The 34-year-old, who is under contract until the end of June 2018, has been linked this week with Manchester City , who are coached by Pep Guardiola , his former boss at Camp Nou.

Author: 0 Turkey troops arrive in Qatar for long-planned drills, reports Al Jazeera

He said that matters which relate to the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council are subject to negotiation, referring to the body comprising Qatar, Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE ), Bahrain , Kuwait, and Oman . " We do not want to escalate, we want to isolate ", UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Anwar Gargash told journalists during a visit to Paris .

Author: 0 United Kingdom promise to 'safeguard European Union workers' as Brexit negotiations begin

European Union leaders have said they hope sufficient progress is made on the key divorce issues by the autumn to allow discussions to begin on the future trade and security relationship. The Brexit Secretary gave the European Commission's chief negotiator a first edition of one of the great mountaineering books - a French language version of Regards vers l'Annapurna signed by French author Marcel Ichac.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid star reacts to Portugal draw in Confederations Cup

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo: "It was not the result we wanted, the team had nearly won and we suffered in the last minutes, but this is football". "I was happy to have scored, but sad about the result", said Quaresma. "I would like to say something on behalf of my players". After an explosive opening period, the second was a much tamer affair as both teams squandered half chances as the tempo dropped.

Author: 0 Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team

Afridi said that the current team can develop into one of the top three teams in the world by the 2019 World Cup. "Credit to them for winning the title today", the India captain said in a statesman-like tone and tenor. "Certainly, it's not about me and my career but it's about 15 unbelievable players in that dressing room, who have been absolutely fantastic for the past year".

Global News Georgia inmates credited with saving life of guard during work detail
Author: 0 Georgia inmates credited with saving life of guard during work detail

The inmates opened the officer's shirt and removed the bulletproof vest to perform CPR while another inmate grabbed the officer's phone to dial 911, according to the sheriff's office Facebook page . "They really stepped up in a time of crisis and show that they care about my officers", Polk County Sheriff Johnny Moats told CBS19. Given that the inmates chose to stay and help, Moats noted that it also speaks volumes about the officers and how they treat inmates, "They treat them like ...

Author: 0 Supreme Court to consider limits on partisan drawing of election maps

Already, federal courts have determined that Republican North Carolina lawmakers drew voting districts that are racially gerrymandered, which the Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional. Though a "workable standard" defining it did not exist, he suggested one might emerge in a future case . "The threat of partisan gerrymandering isn't a Democratic or Republican issue; it's an issue for all American voters", Potter told The Washington Post .

Global News 3300 dead since central Congo conflict in August
Author: 0 3300 dead since central Congo conflict in August

Over the past two months, the armed group had carried out "horrific attacks against civilians from the Luba and Lulua ethnic groups", destroying entire villages, and shooting, burning and hacking to death villagers, among them babies and young children.

Global News Canadair plane crashes in Portugal, no information yet about casualties
Author: 0 Canadair plane crashes in Portugal, no information yet about casualties

The Canadair plane is said to have come down in Pedrogao Grande , where dozens were killed on Saturday. An online public petition demanding an investigation into possible failures by the authorities has gathered 440 signatures. "We need to prepare them so that they don't go dashing off in cars", Viegas told the AP. About 160 people were injured in the blaze , about 200km northeast of the capital Lisbon .

Global News Britain's auto industry expects no Brexit agreement by March 2019
Author: 0 Britain's auto industry expects no Brexit agreement by March 2019

United Kingdom vehicle plants also depend heavily on the free movement of components to and from the continent. But in the wake of the referendum result, Mike Hawes, SMMT chief executive, said: "We accept that we are leaving the European Union and we share the desire for that departure to be a success".

Global News 79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire
Author: 0 79 people presumed dead in London high-rise fire

The council said: 'We plan to house residents of Grenfell Tower as locally as we can. Theresa May has sought to quell anger over the Grenfell Tower disaster by inviting survivors to Downing Street - after the embattled PM was forced to flee crowds of furious residents on Friday.

Global News Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting
Author: 0 Congressman faces third surgery today after ballpark shooting

Among other things, Hodgkinson said Trump had screwed up the country " more than anyone in the history of this country". House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting. Scalise was one of the people Hodgkinson shot. Brooks and Franks were at the baseball field where the shooting happened, but Duncan had left before the gunman had opened fire .

Global News American student released by North Korea
Author: 0 American student released by North Korea

The release is very welcome. "We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalised and terrorised by the pariah regime", his parents, Fred and Cindy, said. Joy at his release was mixed with concern after his parents said they were told he had been in the coma for over a year. Thomas Shannon, U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs, said in Seoul that Joseph Yun - the U.S.

Global News Gunmen killed 8 Afghan guards of a US base
Author: 0 Gunmen killed 8 Afghan guards of a US base

Bagram had about 3,000 Afghan workers stationed there before November 2016, when a worker detonated a suicide bomb that killed himself along with four Americans . US Defense Secretary James Mattis said earlier in June that he meant to present a new Afghan strategy to President Trump in coming weeks. After police opened fire on an anti-government protest three weeks ago, protesters set up tents vowing to remain until the president resigned.

Author: 0 Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely

In another tweet, Trump praises Republican Karen Handel as a hard worker who will fight for lower taxes, great health care and strong security. But that money says less about the national significance of this race than it does about how much power our political parties have in dictating the terms of our civic engagement.

Global News HRC Mobilizes to Elect Pro-Equality Candidate Jon Ossoff to Congress
Author: 0 HRC Mobilizes to Elect Pro-Equality Candidate Jon Ossoff to Congress

Handel is running in a close race against Democratic newcomer Jon Ossoff, who has come under fire for living a few miles outside the district while his fiancé attends medical school. Nor is she pointing the finger at Donald Trump, whose vociferous and petulant insults attacks against his critics are unprecedented and certainly unpresidential.

Global News MEXICO DRAW: It was not the result we wanted -Ronaldo
Author: 0 MEXICO DRAW: It was not the result we wanted -Ronaldo

Ronaldo was named the man of the match after setting up Quaresma's opener and playing a key part in Portugal's second, meaning he was in line to appear at a post-match media conference. Ronaldo has scored 73 goals in 140 appearances for Portugal , both of which are national records. Spanish prosecutors have accused Ronaldo of evading tax of 14.7 million euros (£13m), which he has denied.

Author: 0 Otto Warmbier Has Extensive Brain Damage, Doctors Say

Fred Warmbier explained that he was relieved Otto was "now home in the arms of those who love him" but he also felt "anger that he was so brutally treated for so long", Warmbier said during a press conference at Wyoming High School in OH where Otto had graduated.

Global News Closing arguments set for murder trial over Baby Doe's death
Author: 0 Closing arguments set for murder trial over Baby Doe's death

McCarthy's lawyer told jurors during closing arguments Tuesday the girl's mother is the real killer and created a "web of lies" to blame him. Defense attorney Jonathan Shapiro focused on Rachelle Bond, the toddler's mother, saying, "In the end the monster came for this little girl - and it was her mother".

Global News Surprising Facts About The Refugee Crisis
Author: 0 Surprising Facts About The Refugee Crisis

Tuesday was World Refugee Day and in a statement to mark the event, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi said: "We honor the resilience and courage of more than 65 million people who have been forced to flee war, persecution and violence.

Global News France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win
Author: 0 France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win

Marine Le Pen should step down as leader of France's far-right National Front (FN) after disappointing results in the presidential and parliamentary elections, her father who founded the anti-establishment party said on Tuesday. Her National Front party is predicted to secure six seats. Other key battles on Sunday include far-right leader Marine Le Pen's attempt to win her first seat in parliament from the northeastern former coal mining town of Henin-Beaumont.

Author: 0 Presidential candidature: Tathagata questions BJD support to NDA, CM clarifies

Mamata Banerjee and Congress President Sonia Gandhi will be left red faced now as BJP has already got the required mandate and Ram Nath Kovind may have an easy access to the President House. He hoped that the leader's Dalit credentials and his work for the upliftment of the weaker sections of society would initiate a similar consensus among other parties too.

Author: 0 Kovind resigns as Bihar Guv., WB Guv. Tripathi to replace him

The BJP will highlight the fact that it chose a lower caste leader for the country's top post at a time when it has absolute majority in the Lok Sabha, a position that allows it to put up a President of its choice. "There is a difference between Dalit leaders and leaders of Dalits. Just because he was the leader of Dalit Morcha of BJP they have made him the candidate", Mamata said.

Global News US Congressional bypoll being seen as test for Trump
Author: 0 US Congressional bypoll being seen as test for Trump

Earlier this year , after Tom Price vacated his seat in Georgia's sixth district to join the Trump administration as the new Health and Human Services Secretary, Ossoff chose to join the race. Broce says DeKalb officials are considering whether to ask a judge to extend voting hours at the two polling places. And Democrats are deep into recruiting their crop of challengers for GOP seats in 2018; an Ossoff victory could embolden more top prospects to jump in.

Global News Israeli PM says work begun on new West Bank settlement
Author: 0 Israeli PM says work begun on new West Bank settlement

In other tweets on Monday, Netanyahu wrote: "Naming yet another public square for a mass murderer teaches Palestinian youngsters to murder Israelis". Netanyahu criticized the Palestinian government for not condemning the attack. It's an "attempt to undermine the efforts of the American administration".

Global News Tropical Storm Cindy has formed in Gulf of Mexico
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy has formed in Gulf of Mexico

The system is moving toward the northwest near 9 miles per hour (15 km/h), and this general motion should continue through Wednesday , with a turn toward the north expected Wednesday night or Thursday. 12 inches, over southeastern Louisiana , southern MS, southern Alabama , and the Florida Panhandle through Thursday. This new policy allows residents and businesses to have more time to prepare for storms that form near the coast.

Global News Fashion Icon Carla Fendi Dies
Author: 0 Fashion Icon Carla Fendi Dies

Animal rights activists frequently protested against the company for its use of furs. Honorary president of the Fendi group, now a part of the LVMH fashion conglomerate, Carla Fendi focused mainly on public relations and fostering the label's global growth.

Global News Boeing Sees More Than $6 Trillion in Plane Deliveries
Author: 0 Boeing Sees More Than $6 Trillion in Plane Deliveries

That would mean the United order conversion would be worth about $12.5 billion before discounts that are customary for aircraft purchases. So what is this latest model of Boeing's best-selling airliner? Boeing's 757 was the last plane that addressed that market directly and the company stopped building them in 2004.

Author: 0 EU, UK agree on priorities, timetable for Brexit talks

Barnier also outlined a two-step negotiation timetable to ensure an orderly withdrawal for Britain, which put the future EU-Britain relations, particularly trade ties, in the second phase. Ms May, whose future is uncertain after she lost her Conservative majority in an election this month, has insisted that trade talks start immediately and run in parallel.

Author: 0 Numbers in Ram Nath Kovind's favour, may get more votes than Pranab

The Chinese whispers about NDA's Presidential candidate were centred largely around LK Advani and Sushma Swaraj, and it's fair to say the media was entirely blind-sided by the eventual nominee. Earlier, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray told media persons that his party has finally chose to support Kovind for the country's top post. Sardesai represents the Goa Forward Party (GFP), which is part of the BJP-led ruling coalition.

Global News Trump favorability rating in Utah drops to 45 percent
Author: 0 Trump favorability rating in Utah drops to 45 percent

The poll shows that US adults aren't happy about how Trump has handled the Russian Federation investigation, as just 28 percent approve of his performance. Remember, rank-and-file GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill have a very strong incentive to toe the party line and follow Trump's lead: the most rabid contingents of the Republican base support the president, and GOP officials who break ranks risk a backlash - or a primary challenge.

Author: 0 United States coroner investigating death of student freed from N Korea

The president says if Otto Warmbier had been returned home to the USA earlier, "I think the result would have been a lot different". President Donald Trump said the American government should have secured his release sooner, and called his treatment "a disgrace" and the North Korean government "a brutal regime".

Global News Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 7, police say
Author: 0 Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 7, police say

Mogadishu - A Somali military court sentenced a naval officer to death on Monday for shooting dead the minister of public works in what the defense argued was an accident. Muktar Ali Issak, Chairman of the Disabled Persons in the southern Bay region, said 32 children had been recruited around markets where they mostly beg.

Global News Macron seals large majority in final round of voting
Author: 0 Macron seals large majority in final round of voting

French President Emmanuel Macron's party and its allies have secured a powerful mandate after winning a commanding majority in the country's parliamentary election, according to official results. While Macron has to contend with a number of public grievances and concerns, including security, disappearance of industries and concentration of opportunities in the biggest cities, some commentators point out that things are not that bad either.

Global News The Met Office issues Britain with an amber heatwave warning
Author: 0 The Met Office issues Britain with an amber heatwave warning

Britain could be in the midst of the longest spell of hot June weather for more than 20 years as the country is gripped by a heatwave. 6pm: The Met Office is predicting strong rainfall in the upcoming days. The Met Office has warned of localised flooding form Wednesday morning which could cause disruptions on the roads. Parts of the region could be hit by torrential downpours, thunder and lightning and even hail tomorrow afternoon, the Met Office said.

Global News Turkish FM urges peace, dialogue in Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Turkish FM urges peace, dialogue in Gulf crisis

But Qatar and its allies - led by Turkey - say the emirate has every right to conduct an independent foreign policy and have branded the sanctions imposed as "inhumane and un-Islamic".Meanwhile Turkey's diplomatic push to try to resolve the crisis on behalf of Qatar continued with Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Kuwait on Thursday.

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