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Global News Egypt court votes against transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Egypt court votes against transfer of islands to Saudi Arabia

The arrests came as Egyptians took to the streets to protest an agreement to hand over control of two islands to Saudi Arabia. While the Egyptian authorities say that the Islands are originally Saudi but they were administered by Egypt in 1949 in light of the Arab-Israeli tension, critics are rebutting this claim and say that the deal was sealed in exchange for money.

Author: 0 OH city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH examined Warmbier's body after the 22-year-old University of Virginia student died on Monday . He declined to estimate how long it would take for the coroner's office to complete its inquiry. Mattis says China shares the US desire for denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, and "continues to work this issue". Fred Warmbier, the student's father, has said he disbelieves this account.

Author: 0 Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants

President Donald Trump is heading to the Midwest in search of his supporters' warm embrace - and to celebrate a Republican congressional victory in an election viewed as an early referendum on his presidency. Unaffiliated voters - or "no party" voters, as they are known in Iowa - make up 36 percent of the electorate, compared with 33 percent who register Republican and 31 percent registered as Democrat.

Author: 0 RCMP exhibit showcases relationship with indigenous people

A variety of musical, culinary and artistic events are scheduled throughout the afternoon, as National Aboriginal Day celebrations kick off in Northern Saskatchewan. "If you wear the pin, it starts the conversation and it gets it out in the open", Sampare said. But most importantly, it was a learning experience.

Global News Coalition shoots down Iran-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 Coalition shoots down Iran-made drone in Syria

The SU-22 fighter bomber was engaged by an F/A-18E Super Hornet after it had dropped bombs near the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, the Pentagon said . The aim of the USA -backed group is to fully liberate Raqqa from IS, which stormed the city and declared it as its capital in 2014. A statement from Operation Inherent Resolve said: "Following the pro-Syrian forces' attack, the coalition contacted its Russian counterparts by telephone via an established deconfliction line to ...

Global News 100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says
Author: 0 100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says

However, intense shooting began in the early hours of Tuesday morning, with dozens taken to hospital suffering from bullet wounds, said Mumuza Muhindo Musubaho, project coordinator for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Bria . Although he criticised the "international pressure" brought to bear over the agreement, he said the FPRC would not pull out. "It is vital that the ceasefire agreed to by the parties is carried out immediately", said United Nations special representative on CAR, ...

Author: 0 Supreme Court Ramps Up Review Of Donald Trump's Travel Ban Losses

You might also be interested in. . On May 25 , a federal appeals court in Virginia refused to lift the temporary block, saying Trump's order "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination". This latest court room battle comes after the US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a similar decision last month which also upheld a lower court's decision blocking the ban .

Global News French media: 2 more government ministers resign
Author: 0 French media: 2 more government ministers resign

Mr Macron named Nicole Belloubet, a member of the Constitutional Court, as justice minister after her predecessor, Francois Bayrou , was forced to quit. However, if he does purge the Modem ministers from his cabinet he may have to replace them with politicians from the Republicans to maintain his left-right balance.

Global News Talks to support Conservatives making progress, DUP says
Author: 0 Talks to support Conservatives making progress, DUP says

The failure to bridge differences casts doubt on Mrs May's ability to get her Queen's Speech through parliament , with senior minister Damian Green acknowledging it is possible that no agreement will be reached in time for the crunch Commons vote on the package on 29 June.

Author: 0 DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

British Prime Minister Theresa May's talks on securing the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) to prop up her minority government are not going as expected, sources in the DUP said on Tuesday (June 20). The minister noted that both parties are unionist at their heart. Sources within the DUP have said that " Conservative high command ought to stop their backbenchers whingeing about the DUP and show our party some respect", according to The Guardian ...

Author: 0 In Iowa, Trump ready to rally base, celebrate GOP resilience

On the health care bill that Senate Republicans are set to unveil on Thursday, Trump said he hoped they "surprise you with a good plan", but one with "heart". The president will then hold a "Make America Great Again" rally at Cedar Rapids' U.S. Cellular Center. He hailed Branstad, the longest-serving governor in the nation's history and an early Trump backer, as "a legend" and "one great man".

Global News Queen to outline UK government plans
Author: 0 Queen to outline UK government plans

Mrs May needs the support of their 10 MPs in Commons' votes after failing to win a majority in the General Election. The queen will read out the watered-down list of proposed legislation and lawmakers will then spend the next few days debating before bringing it to a vote.

Author: 0 China's efforts on N Korea not worked out

WYOMING, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio hometown of the 22-year-old college student detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma is making plans for his funeral . Warmbier was arrested in North Korea in January 2016 while visiting as a tourist. He died less than a week after returning from North Korea . Although no official cause of death has been revealed, Otto's family blame the "awful, torturous mistreatment" he was subjected to by the people of North ...

Global News GOP wins high-profile Georgia House race
Author: 0 GOP wins high-profile Georgia House race

It was the most expensive House race in American history - far surpassing the $29.6 million spent by candidates and outside groups for the 2012 Palm Beach-Treasure Coast race in which Democrat Patrick Murphy unseated Republican Rep.

Author: 0 Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling

Manfra asserted that the DHS would work to strengthen US electoral systems in order to ward off Russian cyber attacks in future elections, Bloomberg reports. Johnson fretted over the possibility it could happen and tried to warn everyone about possible cyberattacks. He shared that he grew increasingly more anxious about a cyberattack against the USA election system and that he and others "sounded the alarm but that the press and voters were focused on a lot of other things".

Author: 0 Qatar backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states

The head of state noted that a teleconference with participation of the French President and Emir of Qatar will be held today to solve the Qatari crisis. Qatar has denied any links to terrorism or terrorist groups but their documented ties to the Iranian Regime, the leading state sponsor of terror and terrorist groups, speak for themselves.

Author: 0 Classmates honor student who died after N. Korea detention

He handles North Korean issues for the Department of State and met with North Korean officials in Norway and NY about Warmbier's release. However, the doctors in Cincinnati said they found no signs of botulism . Washington has one threat it can use with Beijing: The possibility of "secondary" sanctions that go after Chinese companies doing business in North Korea .

Author: 0 Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea

The death this week of Otto Warmbier , the American college student imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year before returning home with a severe brain injury, has added to pressure in Washington for more strenuous action against Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Moon Hopes to Induce N. Korea Back to Dialogue This Year

Trump said if the college student had been returned home to the US earlier, "I think the result would have been a lot different". Senior officials from China and the U.S. Security Council resolutions that are meant to restrict revenue and technology for the North's nuclear and missile programs. The tweet puzzled even Trump's own aides.

Author: 0 Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell will brief his caucus on the proposal during a meeting on Thursday morning, when the bill is expected to be made public. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Democrats will oppose requests for "unanimous consent to set aside rules and expedite proceedings", according to the report.

Author: 0 Ohio city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

While the service is open to the public, news media will be kept outside the school and outside the cemetery afterward in designated areas. The physical cause of Otto Warmbier's death nearly doesn't matter. That comment came amid outrage in Washington over the death of Otto Warmbier days after the comatose American student was released from imprisonment in North Korea .

Global News Who else but Trump to call for a nation full of apprentices?
Author: 0 Who else but Trump to call for a nation full of apprentices?

The executive order permits industry groups to create their own apprenticeship programs and submit them to the Department of Labor for review and funding. The Trump administration has said there's a need that can be met with a change in the American attitude toward vocational education and apprenticeships.

Author: 0 FBI Finds 'Hit List' On Body of Alexandria Shooter

The St. Clair County, Illinois Sheriff says deputies warned James T. Hodgkinson in March that it was unsafe to fire a gun near homes. By Tuesday, he seemed ready to come home, asking a mechanic to make sure his tires would survive the trip back to IL.

Author: 0 President Trump to reverse parts of Obama's Cuba policy

Florida Senator Marco Rubio , who campaigned viciously against Mr Trump during last year's Republican primary, played a central role in the drafting of new Cuba policy . Commercial flights, which resumed for the first time in 50 years last summer, will still continue between the US and Cuba. White House officials say there will be some exceptions.

Global News US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border
Author: 0 US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

An armed pro-Syrian regime drone was shot down late Monday night by a U.S. Air Force F-15E fighter after the drone was detected approaching U.S. military forces in southeastern Syria . We did absolutely the right thing when we shot down the Syrian plane that threatened our allies. Coalition forces are using the Al-Tanaf base by Syria's borders with Jordan and Iraq to train anti-jihadist Syrian fighters and stage attacks against IS.

Author: 0 Dem senator rips North Korea in speech honoring OH native Otto Warmbier

The Trump statement about China was likely to increase pressure on Beijing ahead of Wednesday's Diplomatic and Security Dialogue , which will pair US. In the meantime, I send my prayers and deepest condolences to Warmbier's grieving family. Chang, an Asian policy analyst, calls Warmbier's death "state-sanctioned murder " that must affect USA policy toward both the Kim regime and its "enablers, most notably China".

Global News A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started
Author: 0 A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started

Those issues are the exit bill; the rights of three million European Union nationals living in Britain and the one million Britons on the continent who now are allowed to live, work and claim welfare benefits; and the status of the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Author: 0 Packers' Guion charged in Hawaii with intoxicated driving

A fifth-round pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, Guion is entering his fourth season with the Packers after spending his first six with the Minnesota Vikings. The nine-year veteran agreed to a three-year deal worth $11.25 million in February 2016. The league suspended him again for the first four games in 2017 for violating the performance-enhancing drug policy.

Global News Seattle officers in fatal shooting identified
Author: 0 Seattle officers in fatal shooting identified

Upon the police's arrival, she pulled out a knife, and the officers instantly shot her while three of her kids were inside the apartment. Lyles had been in counseling, with and without her children, and she had obtained housing past year after fighting homelessness for a decade, court records indicate.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby judge to rule on whether to release juror names

On the third count, that the alleged assault occurred after Cosby gave Constand drugs or intoxicants without her knowledge, substantially impairing her for the objective of preventing her resistance, the jury was deadlocked at 10 to two, in favor of a guilty verdict, according to the juror.

Author: 0 After Georgia special election, another loss for Democrats

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 U.S.

Author: 0 Trump Calls Warmbier's Death 'Total Disgrace'

He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in prison, but was released in June, 17 months after his arrest, in a coma. Secretary of Defense James Mattis recently called North Korea the " most urgent and dangerous" threat to global peace, security, and stability.

Global News Mom ditches daughter at college orientation, poses with football player
Author: 0 Mom ditches daughter at college orientation, poses with football player

Twitter user Avery Leilani shared screenshots of her text convo with her mom shortly after she was dropped off for freshman orientation. 'I made some friends. Over a thousand people have commented, talking about how cool Avery's mom is. A mother managed to befriend a group of shirtless students while attending her daughter's freshman orientation in Texas.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police make new arrest in London Bridge attack inquiry

Eight people were killed when three men ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people in bars and pubs in Borough Market. According to police, they look very authentic. Scotland Yard has made a new arrest of a 19-year-old man in relation to its ongoing investigation into the London Bridge terrorist attack , bringing the total number of persons in custody to seven.

Author: 0 Republican wins Georgia election in blow to anti-Trump effort

Failed Democratic candidate in the Georgia special election Jon Ossoff decried the rise of money in politics Tuesday before he completed the most expensive congressional race in USA history. The apparent success of Republican attacks linking Ossoff to the House minority leader, Nancy Pelosi , and her "San Francisco values" also affirmed the efficacy of tying Democratic candidates in conservative districts to their brethren in more liberal parts of the country.

Author: 0 USA seals F-15 warplane deal with Qatar amid naval visit

The U.S Congress agreed past year to sell fighter jets to Qatar while the latest deal came after a recent Gulf crisis began between some Arab states and Qatar . "Are you with us or with Qatar? ". " Turkey stands on the same distance from Qatar and Saudi Arabia", Cavusoglu said. " Qatar and the United States have solidified their military cooperation by having fought together side by side for many years now in an effort to eradicate terrorism and promote a future of dignity and ...

Global News Britain Kicks Off Brexit Talks With European Union
Author: 0 Britain Kicks Off Brexit Talks With European Union

Representatives for the United Kingdom (U.K.) and the European Union (EU) kicked off Brexit negotiations in Brussels on June 19, nearly 12 weeks after Britain's prime minister triggered the mechanism that would let it depart from the EU.

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