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United Kingdom treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit

Negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union will begin between British and EU officials on Monday, the British government said in a statement. Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has told UK Prime Minister Theresa May that she is in breach of the Good Friday Agreement over her bid to get an agreement with the DUP to get into government. Read More »

Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?


Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., suggesting that the attorney general was "cowering" in the face of tough questioning. Look who he is hiring.check [Federal Election Commission] reports . Why would Trump's friend discuss this publicly? White House officials said late Monday that Ruddy was at the Executive Mansion that day, but said he hadn't met with the president and never spoke with him about the issue. Read More »

Queen's Speech date is announced

The Prime Minister has been forced to turn to the DUP for a so-called "confidence and supply" deal after she lost her majority at the general election last week. Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams said he "told Theresa May directly that she is in breach of the Good Friday Agreement" by undermining the United Kingdom government's role as an impartial guarantor. Read More »

Trump releases his 2016 financial disclosure

The disclosure document was actually signed Wednesday by the president but released late Friday by the Office of Government Ethics . The report covers January 2016 through April 15, 2017. The new filing shows that Trump had at least $310 million in liabilities spread across 16 loans, a lot of them mortgages, an amount similar to what he reported in his prior financial disclosure. Read More »

EU Citizens Want a Brexit-Style Vote-to Say 'Yes' to Staying

Talks between the DUP and the Conservatives continued in the Palace of Westminster yesterday afternoon, and Ms Foster was reported to be staying in London overnight ahead of finalising a deal today or tomorrow. Mrs May is coming under intense pressure to change her approach to leaving the European Union, with predecessor David Cameron among those suggesting a softer stance with a greater effort to seek a consensus. Read More »

Trump Says he is Being Investigated Over Comey Firing

Trump's tweet Friday reflected the first official confirmation that he is being investigated by the special counsel for the reasons he fired Comey last month. Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's personal lawyer, responded Wednesday evening to the Post report by saying: "The FBI leak of information regarding the president is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal". Read More »

Tillerson asks for 'flexibility' in Russian sanctions

On Tuesday, Tillerson said that the PNA agreed to stop the payments for families of assailants, including suicide bombers who carried out attacks on Israelis . "They have indicated they would" stop these payments, Tillerson added. Palestinian officials told Tillerson "they have to support widows and orphans". Read More »

U.S. congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital


He underwent immediate surgery, and an additional procedure to stop bleeding. The congressman has received "many units" of blood and surgeries from multiple specialized units. Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful". "If he had been able to gain entrance to the field, it would have been a whole different story". Read More »

Scalise still critical but improved


President Donald Trump says that wounded Congressman Steve Scalise's condition is more hard than people first realized. "He's in some trouble". The first real sign of partisanship came when Republicans drew first blood in the top of the first, as Rep. Read More »

UK nears deal with N. Irish 'queenmakers'

May took up her familiar refrain, arguing the deal is vital to "give the stability to the UK Government that I think is necessary at this time". "This new arrangement is very unsettling and people are concerned and anxious about what it may mean, or what promises may be given". Read More »

Jury Deliberations Continue in Yanez Trial


The incident drew national attention when Reynolds started live-streaming the immediate aftermath of the exchange on Facebook , as Castile lay dying and her daughter sat in the back seat. "We gave it our best shot, we really did", a solemn Choi said, flanked by assistant county attorneys Clayton Robinson, Richard Dusterhoft and Jeffrey Paulsen. Read More »

Britain says no EU exit deal unless future relationship taken into account


The comment risked sparking upset because of Sinn Fein's former links to the IRA, which was responsible for the death of the Queen's cousin and her husband's uncle Lord Mountbatten in 1979. Oliver Robbins, the permanent secretary for the department for exiting the European Union and Time Barrow, the UK's envoy to the European Union, met on Thursday with Sabine Weyand, the EU's deputy chief negotiator. Read More »

After London fire, desperate pleas for missing residents on social media

It is now on display at the Venice Biennale, until November 2017. The pair lived on the 20th floor and were last heard from at 3am when Khadija was direct messaging from her flat, as her phone was not working. Jessica Urbano, 12, has not been located since talking to her aunt Sandra Ruiz at around 1.40am on the day of the fire. A "good half" of the building has yet to be searched according to Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton, who explained that additional shoring up was needed for ... Read More »

Varadkar to hold separate talks with DUP and Sinn Féin

The Sinn Féin president visited London with senior party colleagues including Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O'Neill. Hobbled by a lack of majority after the June 8 election, Prime Minister Theresa May's efforts to strike a coalition with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) to shore up her minority government have been hit by a backlash from key parties in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Trump Told To Reign In Online Outbursts

Gingrich said that he "began to change" his opinion when former FBI Director James Comey made an "arrogant statement" last week during his testimony that he "felt he had the right to leak" information "specifically in order to get a special counsel". Read More »

France reprimanded in replacement row against Wales


Six Nations Rugby has issued a letter of reprimand to the French Rugby Federation. The match at the Stade de France ended with an extraordinary 20 minutes of added time, during which France were camped on the Wales try line as the home side sought a winning score. Read More »

Bat-Signal at LA City Hall honors Adam West

DC Entertainment President and Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns said: "Like many others, Adam West as Batman was part of my childhood". The light is iconic, like the superhero himself. Chat Evett, of La Junta, Colo., dressed as the Riddler, attends a tribute to " Batman " star Adam West that includes lighting a Bat-signal at City Hall on Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Los Angeles . Read More »

Theresa May Isolated Ahead Of Brexit Talks As Key Aides Quit


The DUP said it would engage with May, an indication that no deal had yet been done, though May had sought Queen Elizabeth's permission to form government. To retain her role as Prime Minister, May moved quickly announcing her intention to pursue a partnership with the DUP, a small party from Northern Ireland known for pursuing a more socially conservative agenda than the Tories. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: Lily Allen accuses the media of 'downplaying' death toll


Allen's interview raised some eyebrows, as she told Jon Snow at the scene of the horrific fire that she believes "the government are trying to micromanage people's grief". BBC executives have denied the decision not to speak to Lily was taken due to her comments, releasing a statement explaining that producers had instead chose to conduct an extended interview with the head of the council who oversaw the tower's upkeep. Read More »

Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor

For the game, which began in 1909, members of the Senate and House of Representatives donned uniforms representing teams from their constituencies, and many topped them with hats from Louisiana State University, Scalise's alma mater, as a tribute. Read More »

Putin hears briefing on report of IS chief death

Another Iraqi intelligence official said the Russians had not shared any information with Iraqi authorities to indicate Baghdadi was killed. There have been previous reports of Baghdadi's death that later turned out to be false. Rami Abdulrahman, director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, cast doubt on the report Baghdadi may have been killed. "Our information is that no leader of ISIS, or first line of leader, are in Raqqa or around Raqqa", he says, speaking to Newsweek by ... Read More »

Britain, EU in suspense as May tries to strike deal

The DUP source told BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith the two parties were now finalising the "terms and conditions" of an agreement after Mrs May and DUP leader Arlene Foster met on Tuesday. "Like Alice in Wonderland , not all the doors are the same". "There's no doubt that there is a new player on the stage", Mr Cameron said. She will have to manage conflicting demands from within her own party, including a proposal for business groups and lawmakers from all parties to ... Read More »