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Sen. Kamala Harris: "When we use our voices, we've got the power".

It has been 21 years since a Californian made a serious bid for President and more than 32 since a Californian actually won the office. I also think Sessions and McCain hoped their actions would evoke a stereotypical response from Harris - perhaps the rolling of her neck or eyes, or even a response in an angry tone. Read More »

Most Think Trump Interfered With Russia Investigation

The president expressed annoyance about news reports that the probe is now believed to include an examination of whether he obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey , who had earlier led the Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

European Union and United Kingdom officials hold 'talks about talks' on Brexit


With formal European Union divorce talks due next week, May heads to France on Tuesday, possibly to bask in the popularity of Emmanuel Macron, who last month swept to victory in a presidential contest. May hopes to make an ally of Macron before the formal opening of Brexit negotiations, which is expected to take place next week. "The danger is that however much any government tries they will not be seen to be impartial if they are locked into a parliamentary deal", 1990s Conservative prime ... Read More »

Australian prime minister mocks Trump in leaked video


We are winning so much. "We're winning in the real polls ". "Well it is a great tradition, you know it's a big charity fundraiser, they raised almost $400,000 and it is a good humoured sort of roast really", he told 3AW. You know, the online polls. Malcolm Turnbull was filmed speaking at an event for the Australian media at Parliament House on Wednesday night. Journalist Laurie Oakes , political editor of the Nine Network, leaked details of the speech because he did not attend ... Read More »

FIFA to clamp down on mobbing of referees at Confederations Cup


A crackdown on players mobbing officials and showing dissent and a renewed focus on enforcing the six-second limit on goalkeepers holding the ball during play were also announced at a press conference in St Petersburg . He has denied any wrongdoing. Among other things, Sigmund says he wants to see the New Zealand players put in a performance which shows they are proud to wear the All Whites jersey. Read More »

Desired Palestinian State under Three Powers

The West Bank comprises 21 percent of Palestine's historic land area, but after 50 years of occupation, Israel gives Palestinians only 40 percent of the land, planted with settlements, soldiers, and protected streets, making it hard to calculate the area under Palestinian control. Read More »

Tova O'Brien: Theresa May has got to go


Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on her way to Buckingham Palace after Britain's election in London June 9, 2017. Chancellor Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and Brexit Secretary David Davis have all been kept on in their roles. Read More »

Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships


The plan aims to more tightly organize what his aides say are 43 job training programs across 13 agencies. "We're training people to have great jobs and high paying jobs", Trump said at a White House ceremony. Some critics say that means government approval would be more limited. Maria Cantwell , D-Wash., who is co-sponsoring a bill with Sen. What's clear: Trump wants to make a big commitment to expand apprenticeship programs. Read More »

Kevin Spacey Added a New Celebrity Impression to His Arsenal: Fred Astaire


The 57-year-old has always refused to be drawn on the topic of his sexuality, such as when he spoke to The Daily Beast in 2010 saying he had a right to privacy and talking about it is "just a line I've never crossed and never will". Bette Midler presents during the Tony Awards . The people of Newfoundland were celebrated in speech and song at the Tony Awards on Sunday night but the heartwarming Canadian musical " Come From Away " fell short in its historic bid to capture Broadway's ... Read More »

Chuck Schumer Mocks Trump After Cabinet Meeting

But if you watch the C-SPAN video from the cabinet room, note that after the president's odd praise for himself, Trump went around the room, offering each member of his cabinet an opportunity to talk about how much they like him and are proud to serve in his administration. Read More »

What would happen if Trump tried to fire special counsel Mueller


The comments come amid increasing frustration at the White House and among Trump supporters the investigation will overshadow the president's agenda for months to come - a prospect that is favorable for Democrats. The new talk about dismissing Mueller appeared to be coming from Trump allies - including some close to White House strategist Steve Bannon - who are increasingly frustrated with the prospect of a long and winding probe. Read More »

Varadkar becomes Ireland's first openly gay prime minister

In each case the leaders congratulated him on his election and said they looked forward to working closely with him in the future. Varadkar, a doctor, is the son of an Indian doctor and an Irish nurse. "This is a period of fracture and change across our continent and all of us in political life face the challenge of meeting that change and bringing unity and stability in the interests of all our people". Read More »

Palestinian Official Vows to Continue Paying Terrorists, Defying US


US President Donald Trump has proposed cutting the State Department funding levels by 28.7 percent. Senators from both major parties charged that such cuts would ultimately hurt America. Joint efforts in fighting the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist group in the Middle East have topped the agenda during Tillerson's visit to Moscow this year. Read More »

Sony SLT Camera Found in Crashed North Korean Spy Drone

Guess what fancy camera technology North Korea uses for its spy drone program? "North Korea's decision to give up nuclear weapons will be a symbol showing its determination to implement what has been agreed between the South and the North", he added. Read More »

UK PM promises public inquiry into tower fire

Cotton told ITV that her crews had reached the top floor of the building and conducted initial visual searches from doorways but had not done a comprehensive search because it was unsafe. Several witnesses have recounted seeing desperate parents tossing children from the building's windows in an effort to save them. The post continued: "If you would like to donate clothes / shoes / toiletries / or anything you may think is useful for the short term for these families then that would ... Read More »

Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

An unnamed official told the Post that the interviews suggest Mueller considers the attempted obstruction of justice question as more than just a "he said, he said" situation between Trump and Comey . Trump was forced to fire Flynn in February after he misled the White House about his contacts with Russian officials a year ago as a member of Trump's transition team. Read More »

Pence offers prayers for Scalise, praise for police officers

Scott Applewhite). "I think the president was extremely clear yesterday", she said , referring to Mr. Trump's call for unity Wednesday after the shooting at a practice for a congressional Republican baseball game. Trump visited the Louisiana congressman at the hospital Wednesday night, and Vice President Mike Pence paid a visit Thursday morning. During the visit, Trump told Scalise that the prayers being offered in his behalf were innumerable. Read More »

Australia treating armed siege as 'terrorism incident'

Critical operations police then arrived and took control of the scene as Yacqub Khayre, 29 , held a female escort hostage inside an apartment. The gunman killed the man with a sawn-off shotgun, held a Colombian woman hostage, tampered with his Global Positioning System bracelet and shot the three officers before dying in a hail of bullets. Read More »

Gunman shoots U.S. congressman, police at baseball practice


The bullet tore through his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding, the hospital said. It was unclear whether he had emerged from surgery as of mid-day Thursday. The popular annual face-off, which raises money for charity, is scheduled to go forward as planned Thursday evening at Nationals Park in Washington . Read More »

Donald Trump breaks his silence on 'leaker' James Comey

TRUMP: Well, I didn't say that . Trump said he would be happy to testify under oath that he had not told Comey he expected loyalty from him, and had not pressed Comey to end the FBI's investigation of former National Security advisor Michael Flynn . Read More »

Adele spotted at London's Grenfell Tower after deadly fire

She said "a good half" of the building had yet to be searched in detail, adding: "It is the upper floors which will be more challenging and will need some additional shoring up for us to be able to get in there". Paul Munakr, who lived on the seventh floor of the tower, told the BBC on Wednesday that he first realized there was a fire in the building when he heard people on the street below calling out, "Don't jump, don't jump". Read More »

'Metro man' to share stage with Modi


This puts an end to the controversy over the non-inclusion of DMRC principal adviser Mr Sreedharan, from the list of dignitaries sharing the dais with the Prime Minister. He also inspected the arrangements for the inauguration. "Please don't make a controversy over the issue". Earlier, Mr Chennithala said that the Ernakulam DCC will decide on the form of protest against the PMO's exclusion of UDF leaders from the Kochi Metro launch. Read More »

Bill stops tax credits for those in US illegally


On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said he agreed with Trump's comments on healthcare during an interview on MSNBC. Granted, he is on the record May 4 as calling it "a great plan". President Donald Trump reportedly told a group of Republican Senators the health care bill he extensively praised was, in fact, " mean ". Perhaps the second-most-vulnerable Republican senator, Jeff Flake, is a bit luckier: Arizonans only disapprove of AHCA by a net margin of ... Read More »

Some Grenfell Tower fire victims 'may never be identified'

The number of confirmed fatalities from Wednesday's inferno in a West London residential block is now 17, British police have said. Grenfell Tower in West London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey block. The evacuation route is one of the most important design elements when it comes to fire safety. The cause of the blaze is under investigation, but a tenants' group had complained for years about the risk of a fire. Read More »