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Britain's Philip Hammond says growth and jobs Brexit priority

However, putting the pro-British unionist DUP in a position of influence in London could also undermine the British government's ability, enshrined in a 1998 peace agreement, to function as an impartial broker between Northern Ireland's unionists and its Catholic Irish nationalists. Read More »

Rodman returns from 'really good' North Korea trip

Dr. Jordan Bonomo said Warmbier, 22, has "no fractures to the bone and has minor blemishes on his skin". Medical personnel from North Korea provided several brain MRI images dating back to April 2016, the only information on Warmbier's medical treatment during detainment . Read More »

USA hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

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An oft-published photo of him sitting next to Putin at a gala dinner seems to hint he had close relations. "We didn't have any relationship at all". But Putin painted the entire Russian hacking story as the invention of people who hate President Trump and have seen too many spy movies. Read More »

Scalise upgraded to serious condition; shooter had list of names, source says

Sava said that he did not entirely understand reports that the shot in the hip with a high-powered rifle was not particularly serious. "The security detail saved a lot of lives", he said. He is the House's No. 3 GOP leader. On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia , ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans?" as Duncan recalls the encounter. Read More »

Judge Declares Mistrial in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said his office would retry the case. The jury had been deliberating for more than 50 hours on whether to convict the fallen TV star, but could not agree whether he had drugged and molested the 44-year-old. Read More »

EU exerts pressure on UK; demands clarity before Brexit talks

Guy Verhofstadt said he believes the move to quit the European Union began as an internal dispute in the Conservative Party rather being about the United Kingdom leaving the bloc. May's program will most probably have to be watered down, dropping some of her preferred reforms to help get legislation through parliament and possibly having to give way to other ministers who have strong views over the direction of Brexit. Read More »

Iraq captures border crossing to Syria from IS

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The United Nations' special envoy for Syria earlier said he plans a new round of peace talks in Geneva next month. The US welcomed the ceasefire announcement and called on the Syrian government to live up to its ceasefire commitments. Read More »

House Dems slam Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

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The vast majority of the House Democratic caucus is co-sponsoring a resolution to condemn President Trump's decision to exit the Paris climate change agreement. Redmond-King said the United Kingdom had played a crucial role in passing the world's first Climate Change Act but now needed to ensure it retained its leadership position. Read More »

United States working to stabilize relations with Russia: Tillerson

Tillerson's remarks reflect the deep disappointment that has seeped through the Congress, which is now planning legislation to cut off aid to the Palestinian Authority if the "pay to slay" policy does not end. But both Israeli and Palestinian leaders are disputing Tillerson's claim , saying there has been no change to policy. Israel has long called for the Palestinians to halt the "martyrs' fund" payments to about 35,000 relatives of Palestinians killed and wounded in attacks on Israeli ... Read More »

Foster: Deal with Sinn Fein 'very much doable'

The Northern Ireland-based party is being courted by May to create an alliance to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left May short of a majority in Parliament. "The deal she is brokering with the DUP party could include that the United Kingdom would not be required to stay in the European Union single market, which means that she is trying to establish a stronger position in a relative perspective before she ignites the negotiation process next ... Read More »

S. Korea welcomes N. Korea's release of United States detainee

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A photo posted on an official regime propaganda website on June 9 shows Kim Jong-un reacting after the test launch of a cruise missile. Besides Warmbier, who was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner at a staff-only floor of his hotel, three other US citizens are held by North Korea for similar antistate charges. Read More »

Man armed with hammer shot by Paris police near Notre-Dame

One policeman was hurt, according to one source. Police are urging passers-by to stay away from the area. People inside Notre Dame , the nearby Sainte-Chappelle cathedral and area bars and cafes were told to stay inside while the police operation was underway. Read More »

Trump tweet appears to say he's being investigated by Justice

Others have pointed to news that Mueller interviewed with Trump for the Federal Bureau of Investigation director post after Comey's firing. "Witch Hunt", the president wrote on Twitter . As the legal rope has tightened, Trump's allies have gone on the offensive, questioning Mueller's credibility and floating the idea he may be fired. Read More »

'Softer' Brexit on the Horizon, UK Businesses Breathe Sigh of Relief

Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, says protecting the British economy should be the main goal of upcoming negotiations over the country's exit from the European Union . I knew that a lot of the factory owners were anti-Brexit as a lot of them are importing their raw materials from Europe", Ms. Hills told Sputnik. As of yet, it is understood that no date for opening the formal negotiations has been agreed. Read More »

ALERT: Rep. Steve Scalise's Condition Has Been Upgraded to "Serious"

After accepting it gracefully, Mr Barton cracked: "Next year we won't be so nice". The announcer's mention of Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded in the attack Wednesday, brought the masses to their feet. "That was humbling in a way". He's been undergoing repeat surgeries. Capitol Police officer David Bailey and Texas Rep. Roger Williams were also injured during the incident. Read More »

Man United told Cristiano Ronaldo's heart is at Old Trafford

But what if Los Blancos force him to stay? "He delayed his move to Madrid for a year because Ferguson was like a father to him". The former midfielder has overseen a glorious 18 months during which Real snapped a five-year run without the La Liga title and became the first team to successfully defend the Champions League by beating Juventus 3-1 in the final in Cardiff this month. Read More »

Scalise 'has improved' according to latest update from hospital

Scott Applewhite, File). "My first reaction was who would ever want to shoot Steve Scalise ", Neal said. In an emotional interview with CNN's Brooke Baldwin, Republican Rep. The FBI said it was investigating the shooter's "activities and social media impressions" in the months leading up to the attack. A Secret Servicer officer was injured Wednesday evening by a vehicle he was trying to stop from disrupting President Donald Trump's motorcade back from the hospital where two victims ... Read More »

Would Donald Trump Really Fire Special Counsel?

Any finding that could arise against the President would have another hurdle - a longstanding Justice Department stance against indicting a sitting president. "Well, I'm glad you're in this position", Graham responded. Rosenstein was asked by Sen. In that circumstance, a replacement would be appointed by Sessions. Read More »