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Nicola Sturgeon calls for May to pause Brexit negotiations

The Scottish First Minister suggested a UK-wide consensus should be adopted for talks to allow the devolved governments a greater say on the terms of the country's departure from the EU. Ms Sturgeon said: "Now that the Queen's Speech has been postponed, questions have been raised about what has been cooked up behind closed doors and is it possible for this Prime Minister - notwithstanding what she said on Friday - to put together a Government that is functional and sustainable". Read More »

Cuba rejects 'hostile rhetoric' of Trump

In Friday's remarks, Mr Trump set out how his administration would seek to prevent USA dollars from being used to fund what it regards as a repressive military-dominated government. Global human rights organizations say it remains to be seen whether or not these tactics will be successful in inspiring reform in Cuba, with some arguing that it may further empower Cuban hard-liners, according to Reuters . Read More »

Niall Horan praises incredible Ariana Grande

The 23-year-old pop diva belted out her several hits such as Break Free , Side to Side , Be Alright and The Way during the three-hour show. The single follows Grande's re-release of " One Last Time ", which is also sharing proceeds to those affected by the tragedy. Read More »

London fire: MPs to quiz minister on safety measures

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The death toll was expected to rise further as crews picked their way through the blackened skeleton of the building, home to around 600 people. The fire rapidly spread around the 24-story building, trapping most of the residents who lived on its upper floors. Read More »

Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

Despite his campaign pledges to eliminate DACA , Trump had repeatedly expressed empathy with program participants, often referred to as " dreamers ". Reports suggest that as of March 31, about 787,000 young immigrants had been approved under DACA, the Associated Press reported. They would have been kept safe from deportation and provided with renewable work permits. Read More »

Protesters storm local town hall over London fire

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At least 30 people died and more than 2,000 were left homeless by the inferno at the residential tower block on Wednesday (14Jun17). Carolyne Hill, 39, from Brixton, said she came to the Kensington protest to "make a stand for my fellow Londoners". Read More »

Thousands Gather at the State Capitol to Protest Yanez Verdict

Other theories have floated in the aftermath of the shooting, with the couple not allegedly having a broken taillight after all; instead, they may have been the victims of profiling due to cops looking for theft suspects in the area. He said the reasons were unimportant, and he sent them back to work. On the video, the officer says, "I told him not to reach for it". State prosecutors Rick Dusterhoft and Clayton Robinson, and federal prosecutor Jeff Paulsen, played squad auto video of the ... Read More »

Canada approves landmark law protecting transgender citizens

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Including gender expression and gender identity in the Canadian Human Rights Act will "address the really desperate situation that many trans and gender non-confirming, non-binary people experience as a result of discrimination, harassment and violence", she said in an interview with CTVNews.ca. Read More »

22lb cat up for adoption at Benton-Franklin Humane Society

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In celebration of summer the Humane Society of Central Oregon is lowering the adoption fee to $5 for cats 6 months and older and all cats 8 years and older are FREE through the end of June. "We are glad we can bring these puppies, dogs, and cats to safety". Whe woman who was caring for him told staff that she hopes he'll find a loving home. Read More »

Kellyanne Conway's Husband Rips Into Trump's Travel Ban On Twitter

Trump (@ realDonaldTrump ) June 5, 2017The Justice Dept. should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court - & seek much tougher version! The husband of Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway has some advice of his own for the president: Stop tweeting about your travel ban if you want it to have a chance of passing muster with the Supreme Court. Read More »

London police: Grenfell tower fire death toll reaches 30

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He also said that there was no evidence that the fire was started deliberately. Hundreds of people were believed to be inside Grenfell Tower when the fire began. As the protesters sought to gain entry to an upper floor, police tried to bar their way. Many have expressed their frustration that protocol makes it impossible for hospitals and police to give out details of victims, making the search more hard. Read More »

May visits fire victims in hospital

She also said: "I have heard horrifying stories from the fire brigade, from police and from victims themselves who were in that tower, but also from other local residents, some of whom of course have not been able to go back to their homes either". Read More »

UK treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit

Since May's Conservative Party failed to win a majority in last week's general election, there has been a lot of debate over the impact on the Brexit discussions and whether the British government will be more open to compromise on some issues, like the trade. Read More »

Greek government praises deal with creditors

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Some analysts said the agreement could open the door for the European Central Bank to start buying Greek government bonds under its stimulus scheme in the coming weeks, and possibly pave the way for a return to markets . On Thursday, more than 2,000 older Greeks marched through Athens to demonstrate against cuts to monthly pensions. The pensioners, some waving walking sticks, voiced outrage Thursday at the constantly diminishing size of their pensions, which many say they can no longer ... Read More »

Police officer who shot Philando Castile found not guilty

Dennis Ploussard says the jury was split 10-2 early this week in favor of acquittal for Officer Jeronimo Yanez , who was charged in the death of 32-year-old Philando Castile . That connection to OITNB may especially resonate with those who may not feel particularly affected by the Castile verdict, or may not understand the implications, but have seen OITNB and watched the fallout from Poussey's murder in Season 5 . Read More »

Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

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Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid said inspections of similar buildings had been ordered, with particular attention to the modern cladding used to beautify and add insulation to ageing concrete and steel structures. He asked his friend to pass on the message to his family. Firefighters and other rescue teams were forced out of the building on Thursday afternoon as the fire restarted. Read More »

Rivals 'all Team Scalise' as political baseball clash honours shot Republican

The attacker, who had traveled to Washington several months ago from the Midwestern state of IL, was fatally wounded by members of the Capitol Police who were in a security detail protecting Scalise. And he was reflecting on how he has this good-natured rivalry with Ohio Democrat Tim Ryan because he struck him out at the plate a couple years back. Read More »

Renewed tensions between Cuba and the USA won't impact Canada, says Trudeau

In a statement released on government-run websites and television Friday evening, President Raul Castro's administration says Trump's speech was "loaded with hostile rhetoric that recalls the times of open confrontation". USA airlines and cruise ships will still be allowed to serve the island 90 miles south of Florida. The US has long said its poor ties with Havana are due to the country's communist history and apparent attendant rights violations, but China's ruling Communist Party ... Read More »

Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

David Bailey threw out the ceremonial first pitch on crutches at the charity Congressional game that Mr Scalise, the House of Representatives majority whip, had been due to play in. Griner, Bailey and a third officer, Henry Cabrera, engaged the gunman nearly immediately, and Alexandria Police officers quickly added support upon arriving at the scene, eventually fatally wounding the alleged gunman, identified by federal law enforcement sources to CNN as James Hodgkinson . Read More »

With 'fly ban' at home, MP flies to Paris

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In a similar incident in March, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad was accused of assaulting an Air India staff, following which several airlines banned him from flying on their planes till he apologised. The government is likely to finalise these rules by the end of this month. GoAir said, "After careful consideration of the various issues and ramifications of the actions of Reddy, it has taken a decision of not accepting any further bookings of the said passenger". Read More »

Trump clamps down on Cuba travel, trade

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President Donald Trump will announce a new policy toward Cuba on Friday that prohibits any commercial dealings with Cuba's economically powerful military and somewhat limits the freedom of US citizens to travel to the island but leaves in place many changes implemented by his predecessor. Read More »

Former DHS secretary to testify in House

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According to the Washington Post , the FBI's special counsel is overseeing an investigation into Russia's alleged role in the 2016 election, including whether or not Trump had any connection. "Didn't do it myself, for a variety of reasons", Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller , hinted broadly that the special counsel investigation could be looking at Trump during a House committee hearing on Tuesday. Read More »