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Global News Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech
Author: 0 Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech

The legislative programme spelt out a Brexit-dominated set of policies and indicated May was keen to secure broad support for leaving the European Union - a change in tone from the strident approach she set out before the June 8 election. We may have a hard parliamentary environment. Back in April, Mrs May called an early election on the pretext that her political opponents were lining up to prevent the Government delivering Brexit as demanded by voters in last year's referendum.

Global News Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering UK gov't program
Author: 0 Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering UK gov't program

Another detail earned notice for its absence : In a speech that traditionally notes important state visits - and this time around noted an upcoming visit from the king and queen of Spain - there's no mention of President Trump. Usually the Queen's Speech is a colorful affair with extravagant - and, well, royal - traditions. Instead, May lost her majority as many voters shunned the government's approach to Brexit and rebelled against seven years of austerity.

Author: 0 Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy

The best rain chances will come after 1pm Wednesday. These winds could cause scattered power outages, fallen trees, and minor property damage. No one was hurt. They urged motorists to use caution if they are driving in the southern end of the county. Tornadoes are also a threat along the track of tropical storm Cindy .

Global News Pauline Hanson voters are cruel and hateful, disability groups say
Author: 0 Pauline Hanson voters are cruel and hateful, disability groups say

Emma Husar, the Labor member for Lindsay. "They call on people to be divided, and to segregate those people that are different". "They were very unhelpful comments". "We need to be able to relate". Senator Hanson, speaking during debate on schools funding, suggested autistic children be removed from mainstream classrooms to stop other kids being held back.

Global News J&K: Army Major injured in ongoing encounter in Pulwama
Author: 0 J&K: Army Major injured in ongoing encounter in Pulwama

The police official said that the 50 Rashtriya Rifles, Special Operation Group Pulwama and 183 CRPF battalion were jointly involved in the encounter. It said that during the search operation, contact was established and an exchange of fire took place. Earlier, security forces cordoned off New Colony Kakapora after a naka party spotted terrorists travelling in a vehicle.

Global News The Apprentice: Trump Signs Executive Order Designed To Boost Apprenticeships
Author: 0 The Apprentice: Trump Signs Executive Order Designed To Boost Apprenticeships

Enlarging the pool is an idea that has bipartisan support . They are paid for their work, but at a lower rate to reflect the fact that they are still in training. But she added, "We want to be sure that high-quality standards and rigor continue". "The skills gap also persists in other sectors", he said. "The Secretaries of Defense, Labor, and Education, and the Attorney General, shall, in consultation with each other and consistent with applicable law, promote apprenticeships and pre ...

Author: 0 US Democrats look to future after big loss in Georgia election

Republican Karen Handel , author of a book about Planned Parenthood titled Planned Bullyhood , ran a repulsive campaign. Republican strategist Brian Robinson told Elliot that he believes Handel's win will be a blueprint for other Republican Congressional candidates looking to win in a district where President Trump may not be popular.

Global News Empty NYC transit bus rolls down street, hits church, cars
Author: 0 Empty NYC transit bus rolls down street, hits church, cars

Paul's Lutheran Church on Knickerbocker Ave. . He was not hit by the bus. A man changing the headlights on his mother's auto had to jump out of the way of the bus, and experienced minor injuries. An MTA spokesperson tells News 12 they are investigating the incident. Timmes turned around and saw "the bus had went through the intersection and crashed at the corner of Knickerbocker Ave and Palmetto St.in front of St.

Global News Pentagon: US shoots down Syrian aircraft for first time
Author: 0 Pentagon: US shoots down Syrian aircraft for first time

The U.S. said it had downed the Syrian jet a day earlier after it dropped bombs near the U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces conducting operations against the Islamic State group, adding that was something it would not tolerate. The U.S. also shot down an Iranian made drone over Syria on June 8. It said the incident would have "dangerous repercussions" on efforts to fight terrorism.

Global News Explosive noises heard at Brussels train station, suspect 'neutralized'
Author: 0 Explosive noises heard at Brussels train station, suspect 'neutralized'

Eds: Updates with prosecutor's statement saying man sympathized with the Islamic State group. "Both possible chemical substances and materials were found that could serve to make explosives", he added. Five minutes later, his suitcase caught fire after a small explosion ignited in which no one was injured. The man then left the suitcase and pursued a stationmaster down to the platform.

Author: 0 US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

The National Law Journal was the first to report the news. Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday gave a vote of confidence to Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who is engulfed in the Russian Federation controversy hovering over the Trump presidency.

Author: 0 Coroner examining death of US student released by North Korea

North Korea said they released Warmbier last week on "humanitarian grounds ". His treating physicians said he suffered from unresponsive wakefulness , a condition also known as persistent vegetative state . The University of Virginia student was touring North Korea in January 2016 when he was detained for allegedly stealing a propaganda banner at his hotel.

Author: 0 Wall Street Weighs What Georgia Results Mean for GOP Agenda

The result comes as relief for Republicans who had grown concerned about whether their party , buffeted by the scandals that have plagued the Republican president, could hold the seat in Georgia's sixth district, which became the most expensive congressional race in USA history.

Global News Romanian lawmakers oust PM Grindeanu in no-confidence vote
Author: 0 Romanian lawmakers oust PM Grindeanu in no-confidence vote

With opposition parties refusing to take part in the vote, the motion passed with 241 votes out of 248 in the joint meeting of the country's bi-cameral parliament. While Grindeanu said that he didn't understand why this vote was needed, as the Government he led did a good job so far, Dragnea said that, although the party never wanted to reach this point, the Government did its job "quite well", but this "quite well" is not enough.

Global News Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions
Author: 0 Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions

Adding to the growing tensions, Qatar announced Monday it had begun joint military exercises with the Turkish army. Qatar on Monday demanded neighbouring states lift their "blockade" of the emirate as a pre-condition for crisis talks, even as the United Arab Emirates warned its isolation could last years.

Author: 0 US B-1 bombers fly near North Korea

The United States has demanded North Korea release three other USA citizens it holds in detention: missionary Kim Dong Chul and academics Tony Kim and Kim Hak Song. In April, the president suggested that the day Beijing's efforts to rein in Pyongyang failed would be the day that America took action against Kim Jong-un's regime.

Author: 0 Coroner examining death of U.S. student released by North Korea

If the North Koreans were smart they would release them all to atone for what they did with Otto [Warmbier], as a sign of contrition, a human rights gesture. American concern is growing over North Korea's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the US mainland. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said a meeting between Mr Trump and Mr Kim was less likely following Mr Warmbier's death.

Global News Israeli measures stifle trade in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israeli measures stifle trade in Jerusalem

The new settlement Netanyahu boasted about on Tuesday was approved as a concession for a group of Israelis who were evicted from the Amona hilltop outpost because the Israeli Supreme Court ruled that it was built on Palestinian privately owned lands.

Global News Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House
Author: 0 Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House

Mr Trump said Mr Warmbier's death had deepened his administration's resolve "to prevent such tragedies from befalling innocent people at the hands of regimes that do not respect the rule of law or basic human decency". Doctors said he suffered extensive loss of brain tissue and "profound weakness and contraction" of his muscles, arms and legs. Unresponsive wakefulness is a new medical term for persistent vegetative state.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of Tax Fraud

Mourinho's United have been touted as the likely destination for Ronaldo, with Real officials admitting they are in the dark as to their star player's plans. Barcelona's Lionel Messi was sentenced to a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09 million euro fine a year ago for tax fraud . The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is now considering leaving the country to play elsewhere.

Author: 0 US Investors May Soon Have a Piece of China's Luxury Baijiu Maker

This weightage could increase over time if China enacts further reforms, a Bloomberg report said.Many analysts said that this inclusion will cause a massive inflow of funds into China and this will cause fund outflows close to United States dollars 200 million from India .

Author: 0 Security high at Brussels stations after man exploded device

Authorities said the man appeared to be aged 30 to 35. A third eyewitness said he had been evacuated from the station, but that the situation now seems under control and police were allowing people to walk freely in the street again. Combat troops have been a fixture at transport hubs and in the main public areas ever since the Paris attacks. A series of further attacks in neighbouring France and Germany in the past year, as well as recent bloodshed in London and Manchester , have ...

Global News Ballet, pop stars & folk dances as Russian Federation welcomes FIFA Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Ballet, pop stars & folk dances as Russian Federation welcomes FIFA Confederations Cup

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has sold 65% of the tickets for matches of the 2017 Confederations Cup , Director General of Russia's Organizing Committee Alexei Sorokin said on Sunday. Interestingly, this year's Confederations Cup will have a new name on the trophy as none of the past winners ( Brazil , France , Mexico , Denmark and Argentina have qualified).

Author: 0 Russia cancels diplomatic meeting in wake of US sanctions

Petersburg. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Wednesday he was cancelling his meeting with U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon this week in response to new U.S. and Russian officials that was aimed at resolving problems in the relationship between the two countries. The State Department officially announced his travel Tuesday, seemingly caught off guard by Russia's cancellation that dealt a serious blow to the Trump administration's efforts to improve relations.

Global News Trump administration rips leaks surrounding Mueller probe
Author: 0 Trump administration rips leaks surrounding Mueller probe

After former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, President Trump and his allies strained hard to claim victory. Potentially. The White House and the president in theory can try to invoke executive privilege, which protects the private deliberations of the executive branch.

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte apologises for martial law, pledges to rebuild Marawi

Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla told reporters Monday that the armed forces feel it necessary to "reinforce or strengthen our immigration procedures", adding, "this is our first line of defense". Planes flew overhead dropping bombs while on the ground, automatic gunfire was sustained with occasional blasts from artillery. Armoured vehicles fired volleys of shells while the rebel fighters responded with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades.

Global News Georgia Voting in Closely Watched Congressional Election
Author: 0 Georgia Voting in Closely Watched Congressional Election

The Congressional Leadership Fund, which spent close to $7 million on the race , was especially scathing in linking Ossoff to Hollywood. While Norman is widely expected to win the race, it could provide some indicator as to how Democrats will perform in the midterms depending on how wide or thin the margin of victory is for the Republican.

Global News Colton Haynes joins 'American Horror Story' Season 7
Author: 0 Colton Haynes joins 'American Horror Story' Season 7

Colton Haynes is about to have one helluva scary summer. Haynes, who came out publicly last year, had previously been a cast member on the hit TV series Arrow and Teen Wolf. Not much is know about American Horror Story Season 7 just yet. It is unknown what roles the confirmed actors will play, although Paulson has said she is eager to play Donald Trump .

Author: 0 Mithali insists India will not be resting on laurels

However, after a record-breaking feat in a quadrangular series recently, she is optimistic about India's chances in the mega event. Sri Lanka won the toss and batted first but, despite a 50-run stand for the fifth wicket, they struggled to put an imposing total on the board.

Global News South Korea eyes North as co-host for 2018 Olympics
Author: 0 South Korea eyes North as co-host for 2018 Olympics

He said he plans to discuss the idea with Mr Jang Woong, the North's delegate to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and IOC president Thomas Bach when they visit Seoul later this month for the close of an international taekwondo competition.

Author: 0 Rep. Barbara Lee Slams President Trump's Backwards Decision on Cuba

Trump will end that practice for so called "people to people" travel, which has created a loophole that allows nearly anyone to travel to the island legally senior White House officials said. Delta Air Lines and United Airlines, two of the major flight companies of the United States, declined to comment before the president announces the details of the policy.

Author: 0 US pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea

Wednesday's talks came amid rising calls for tougher sanctions on the North after American college student Otto Warmbier died just days after he was released from North Korea in a coma following 17 months of detention for taking down a political propaganda sign from a hotel.

Global News Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks
Author: 0 Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks

Johnson , noting public statements were released in September and October, argued the nature of the investigation hindered communication. "When an entity is the victim of a cyber incident, we believe very strongly in protecting the information around that victim", said DHS Acting Deputy Undersecretary of Cybersecurity Jeanette Manfra .

Global News Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes
Author: 0 Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes

Temer has also been embroiled in the Operation Car Wash investigations and faces charges of obstruction of justice after a wiretap of a conversation with businessman Josley Batista, chairman of JBS, appeared to reveal he endorsed bribery to a potential witness in corruption cases.

Global News U.S. wasted $28 million buying forest camouflage for Afghan National Army
Author: 0 U.S. wasted $28 million buying forest camouflage for Afghan National Army

For the past decade, the Pentagon has authorized an apparently unsuitable fashion choice for Afghan soldiers - one that has cost USA taxpayers as much as $28 million, a government watchdog for Afghanistan said Wednesday. Some of the uniforms' features - including zippers instead of buttons, hook and loop fasteners and additional pockets - made them more hard and expensive to produce.

Author: 0 US Student Jailed by N. Korea Dies After Release

Though North Korea has claimed that Warmbier's coma was due to botulism and a sleeping pill, his family and doctors have rejected it. A senior administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the United States had limited options to rein in North Korea without Chinese assistance.

Global News Australia's military resumes air operations over Syria
Author: 0 Australia's military resumes air operations over Syria

The repeated incidents in the vicinity of the Tanf camp, where US forces train and advise local ground forces in the fight against IS, add to soaring regional tensions that could spiral out of control just as the fight against the extremists enters a crucial phase, with USA -backed forces pushing into the group's de facto capital, the Syrian city of Raqqa.

Author: 0 Belgium suspect shot after 'small explosion' in main station

A "small explosion" went off in the transportation hub around 8:30 p.m., Belgium Prosecutor's Office spokesman Eric Van Der Sypt said in a news conference Tuesday. "People were running away". Security forces have identified the suspect behind yesterday's explosion "The terrorist's identity is known". The suspect first attempted to detonate his bag, setting off a "partial explosion" as he ran toward a group of people in the mezzanine level of the station that descends to the tracks, Van ...