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European Union warns United Kingdom of the consequences of delaying Brexit talks

Northern Ireland has been without a powersharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January, after Sinn Fein collapsed the administration amid faltering trust and relations with the DUP. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Theresa May , the United Kingdom side of Brexit negotiations will be led and coordinated by the Department for Exiting the European Union, led by Secretary of State David Davis . Read More »

Brexit minister David Davis: "No doubt" over Britain leaving EU

A Whitehall source said last night: "This is a clear sign that the Commission has caved in to our highly determined negotiators who have been supported throughout by the Irish". "We're leaving the EU and because we are leaving the EU, we will be leaving the single market and by the way, we will be leaving the customs union". Read More »

"No doubt" over Britain leaving EU: UK minister

Compounding the pressures on the British leader, she has been widely accused of failing to show enough empathy with victims of a horrific tower block fire in London last week. No deal would be "very, very bad" for Britain, Hammond said, but worse would be a deal "deliberately structured to punish us, to suck the lifeblood out of our economy". Read More »

Some in GOP blame shooting on the left

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Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina, Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama and others who officials would not reveal. Hodgkinson was a volunteer for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign previous year and has comments on his social media accounts strongly criticizing President Trump. Read More »

Amir, Fakhar lead Pakistan to Champions Trophy triumph

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The end result was embarrassing. The same can not be said about India though. Their strength was their bowling, and the ability to take wickets, especially through the middle overs when teams consolidate. Amir produced an irresistible spell in which he pinned Rohit lbw for a duck with fast inswing, had Kohli dropped at second slip in his second over, then gone to a catch at point next ball, and Dhawan edging extra bounce behind. Read More »

Macron Expected To Win Majority In Parliamentary Elections

Polls suggest En Marche!, the fledgling party he founded only past year, may win up to 450 of the 577 seats in the national assembly , upsetting the established parties' grip on power. The traditional right and left parties that had dominated parliament and government for decades saw their presence in the assembly shrink significantly, confirming the redrawing of the French political landscape that began when the Socialists and the rightwing Républicains were knocked out in the first round ... Read More »

Trump insists there's no proof he colluded with Russian Federation

Sources told Fox News that Trump was referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the tweet , citing the memo Rosenstein sent in May that offered criticism of then-FBI Director Comey. A representative for Trump's lawyer promptly reacted to the allegation . Brand was sworn in as associate attorney general on May 22. In an interview with NBC's Lester Holt in May, Trump said he made the decision to fire Comey before receiving Rosenstein's letter. Read More »

The Justice Department is killing Trump

Bush administration, immediately tweeted , "And the Deputy Attorney General should have better judgment". Trump is accused of firing FBI director James Comey over his refusal to steer the Russian Federation investigation away from former national security advisor and Trump ally Mike Flynn. Read More »

White House: Trump won´t sack special counsel Robert Mueller

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein assured Congress Tuesday that he would obey a presidential order to fire Mueller only if it were "lawful and appropriate". He could be considering extreme measures to save his embattled presidency but is not beyond firing Mueller since he already did it to FBI Director James Comey . Read More »

London mayor joins church service to remember Grenfell Tower victims

But fury has grown in the local community at what people say is the slow response from authorities to the fire and a failure to inform families and friends about the fate of loved ones. Particular concerns have been raised about the rain- screen cladding used on the outside of the tower, which experts said might have accelerated the inferno that consumed the entire block in just 15 minutes . Read More »

Rosenstein "a mix of furious and amazed" over Trump tweets

Trump referred to the " witch hunt " again in a series of tweets Sunday, saying in one missive that "the MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN agenda is doing very well despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt". But his tweets virtually ensure that the political focus swings back to the Russian Federation scandal. Moscow has denied any interference. The special counsel is following two major lines of investigation, said one US official familiar with the rough outlines of Mueller's probe who spoke on ... Read More »

Boy, 4, dies after being found unresponsive in family pool

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The pool was owned by Shanmugamurthy, one of the 15 accused arrested in connection with sexually abusing two minor girls previous year. Police in MA say a 12-year-old boy almost drowned in a swimming pool at his birthday party before he was pulled out and revived by an uncle. Read More »

Trump Reveals Flat Revenue at Controversial Washington Hotel

On Friday, the Office of Government Ethics posted a disclosure from Donald Trump stating that the President's assets are worth around $1.4 billion from his various real estate ventures and foreign deals worldwide. Overall, Trump reported liabilities of at least $311 million in mortgages and loans. Those would be found on tax returns, which Trump has declined to release despite saying during the campaign he'd do so. Read More »

Trump under investigation and feeling the heat

Trump did not identify "the man" but appeared to be questioning the integrity of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the Justice Department's No. "Witch hunt' is how Trump characterizes the probe into Russia's election interference and possible ties to his campaign associates". In another indication of the seriousness of the probe, Michael Cohen, a personal attorney to Trump, said he has retained attorney Stephen Ryan, a former assistant United States attorney, to represent him in ... Read More »

Fresh landslides kill 5 in Bangladesh

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Earlier in the morning, a landslide killed two brothers, identified as Nur Nabi, 14, and Nur Hossain, 10, in Ramgarh, said Khagrachhari's Superintendent of Police Ali Ahmed Khan. The southeastern Rangmathi, Chittagong and Bandarban hill districts have been the worst affected regions in Bangladesh where incessant monsoon rains have triggered a series a landslides and caused water-logging in many parts, besides submerging a number of villages. Read More »

Rubio: Trump firing Mueller 'not going to happen'

Marco Rubio wants to repeal and replace an Obama-era program created to protect undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S.as young children, according to an interview with CNN's " State of the Union " Sunday. "It is in the best interest of the president and the country to have a full investigation", he said on Face the Nation , a point he made on other news shows. Read More »

Basketball diplomacy in North Korea as USA student is released

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Otto Warmbier , an American university student held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and said by his family to be in a coma, was medically evacuated to the USA on Tuesday as his local church continues to pray for him. While traveling in Tokyo , Thomas Shannon Jr., the USA undersecretary of state for political affairs, said Rodman was not acting in any official capacity. Read More »

Russia defeat New Zealand 2-0 in Confed Cup opener

Russian Federation made sure of victory in the second half, with Fyodor Smolov's third goal in four internationals ensuring president Vladimir Putin , who called for improved performances in the event, was applauding happily in the stands. Read More »

Golden State Warriors are heavy favorites to win 2018 NBA Title

After 10 years playing in the league , an MVP season, one lost final and negative attention after his decision to join the Warriors and leave Oklahoma, Kevin Durant finally became a champion. "Kevin's journey, our team embraced him", Myers said. "Guys like Steph Curry welcoming him and kind of let him shine, it worked out like it should". Read More »

Saudi coast guard kills local fisherman, says Iran TV

The monitoring, Gargash said, would aim to ensure Qatar was no longer funding extremism, harboring extremists in Doha , or providing support to the Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas and al-Qaeda. The UAE , Saudi Arabia and Qatar are widely known to be aiding an assortment of Takfiri militants fighting to topple the Syrian government. While much has been said about the role of Iran in this dispute, the relations between Qatar and Iran are rather complicated, Juneau says. Read More »

France parliamentary election turnout low so far

The traditional rightwing Republicans, which most polls suggested would win the presidential and parliamentary elections only six months ago, are tipped for 60-132 seats from more than 200 now. The election also spells trouble for the far-right National Front [FN], seen with only between one and six seats when earlier it had hoped to secure a "massive" presence in parliament. Read More »