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Brexit talks begin in Brussels

But that entire approach has come under question following a general election earlier this month in which Prime Minister Theresa May lost her Conservative party's parliamentary majority. After ten months of planning, Davis will meet with the EU's Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier to agree the structure of the negotiations ahead, so officials have a framework within which to discuss substantive issues. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth crystallises feelings of nation in birthday statement

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Earlier in the day, demonstrators gathered near the Royal Bourough of Kensington and Chelsea Council and demanded release of full information about the number of the people that lived in the Grenfell Tower , as well as full transparency of the investigation and immediate allocation of financial aid to the victims. Read More »

EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for a year

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The sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol were prolonged without a discussion. The EU's economic sanctions that hit Russian banking and energy sector are likely to be discussed briefly when EU leaders meet in Brussels on June 22. This followed violent anti-government protests which led to the overthrow of then-President Victor Yanukovich. Along with many United Nations countries, the US, the European Union, and Turkey also do not recognize Crimea as Russian territory. Read More »

London highrise fire: Police say 79 people are dead or missing

Search and rescue teams from London Fire Brigade reached the second from top floor inside the Tower on Saturday. Cundy promised an exhausting investigation into the tragedy. "This year, however, it is hard to escape a very somber national mood". Perovic said cladding need not pose a fire risk in Canada if companies comply with existing building code rules, but added it's typically impossible to tell if a finished structure falls short until trouble strikes. Read More »

Van plows into Muslim worshippers in London, killing one

The victims are believed to be Muslims who had been breaking fast at a cafe next to the mosque following late-night prayers observed during Ramadan. Abdulrahman Saleh Alamoudi said he was among a group of people helping an elderly worshipper who had fallen down when the van swerved towards them. Read More »

Mueller investigating President Trump for obstruction of justice

Coats will also meet with members of the Senate intelligence committee Thursday, one week after his tense grilling by the panel, according to a committee source. His morning missive apparently referred to Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general whose role leading the federal investigation has become increasingly complicated. Read More »

After being accused for Gulf crisis, Trump now offers to resolve it

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Trump's condemnation contradicted the message delivered by his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson , who had urged Qatar's neighbors to ease their blockade while calling for "calm and thoughtful dialogue". intelligence sources. The Qatari Embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment. But efforts to defuse the worst crisis among Gulf Arabs for two decades showed no immediate progress. Read More »

Mali security minister: 4 jihadis killed in resort attack

One of victims killed in the attack was a French-Gabonese citizen, while the other has not yet been identified, Traore said. "The situation is under control", Mali's Security Minister Salif Traore told The Associated Press. People in the predominantly Muslim country have been fasting from sunrise to sunset for the past three weeks. "The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a possible increased threat of attacks against Western diplomatic missions, places of worship, and other locations ... Read More »

India will learn from final loss: Kohli

He celebrated with an extravagant twirl of his bat and kissed the turf as the Pakistan supporters sensed an unlikely win for the lowest-ranked team going into the tournament who lost heavily to India in the group stage. This will be the legacy we leave behind, that we beat India in the final. The margin of victory - by a massive 180 runs with just under 20 overs to spare - was as emphatic as it was surprising for a team who tested the skin on their teeth and the seats of their ... Read More »

Britain sombre but steadfast amid turmoil, says Queen

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The Sun has pledged £100,000 to the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy but they also need your help. "When an existing building is undergoing a renovation, upgraded fire safety measures may be required depending on the type of insulation and cladding proposed as part of the renovation", he said. Read More »

Kerala's 'Gaza Street' on the radar of IB, NIA

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The road leading to Thuruthi Juma Masjid in Kasargod district was renamed last month as Gaza Street. " Kasaragod is a district where communal divisions are deepening along with inroads being made organisations like the IS". Former district BJP president Suresh Kumar told TNM that Kasaragod is under threat from terror outfits that have been functioning silently. However, local leaders refuted the worry of intelligence agencies and said that the name was given because of concern for people ... Read More »

Syrian warplane shot down by US-led coalition

Later the US Central Command issued a statement saying the Syrian plane was downed "in collective self-defense of Coalition-partnered forces", identified as fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) near Tabqah. As territory controlled by the Islamic State has shrunk the risks of conflicts between an array of forces operating in the country, including Russian Federation and Iran, have increased. Read More »

Ronaldo reveals he wants to return to Manchester United

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A source has claimed Ronaldo "feels great indignation" with all the conjecture about his tax affairs and a sense of "injustice" at the allegations, which he contests, and has made a decision to leave Spain. French big spenders, Paris Saint-Germain have also shown interest in signing the 32-year-old, while it is understood AC Milan owners have been in contact this summer with the player's agent Jorge Mendes about his availability. Read More »

Scalise shooting: Congressman to introduce bill allowing lawmakers to carry guns

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The shooter, identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, of IL, was shot and killed by law enforcement. Scalise was sedated Friday, but the husband and father of two has been able to respond to his doctors and family. The 51-year-old Republican congressman from Louisiana underwent another surgery on Saturday, the hospital treating him said, which was at least his third operation since being transported to the facility. Read More »

Tropical system expected in the Gulf of Mexico

But he says these systems tend to move more quickly than the models analyze and is expecting the area's wettest weather to be Thursday evening. The area of low pressure is disorganized and mainly a cluster of showers and thunderstorms as of 10 PM. Read More »

Donald Trump's personal attorney says president not under investigation

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Lawyer Jay Sekulow , a member of Trump's legal team, said on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday morning he has received "no notification" of an investigation into the President. "Witch Hunt", Trump said in a tweet. Trump's statements on Twitter are a sign of his frustration with the Russian Federation allegations, said former Republican Speaker Newt Gingrich, on ABC's "This Week ". Read More »

Trump says he's under investigation. His lawyer says he's not

Sekulow's interviews on Sunday morning came after Trump appeared to acknowledge for the first time Friday that he is under federal investigation as part of the expanding probe into Russia's election meddling. Schiff spoke on ABC's "This Week" and King spoke on NBC. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Sunday said President Donald Trump should be welcoming the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, though Trump continued to refer to the probe as a " witch hunt ". Read More »

Lobbyist Shot at Baseball Field Expected to Make Full Recovery

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Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding, Sava said. The 51-year-old Republican congressman from Louisiana underwent another surgery on Saturday, the hospital treating him said, which was at least his third operation since being transported to the facility. Read More »

Auto makers unshaken by Trump's move on Paris accord

The U.S. did participate in other aspects of the 15-page statement on sustainable development and private sector financing of climate change adaptation. One member state, Hawaii, passed a law on June 6 formally committing the state to the Paris Agreement. The delegates from Canada, France , Germany, Italy , Japan and the United Kingdom were planning to issue a communique Monday on a range of environmental issues, including climate change. Read More »

London Police: Several casualties after vehicle collides with pedestrians

Al-Masri, who was the mosque's imam from 1997 to 2003, was later extradited to the United States, where he was convicted of supporting al Qaeda and Taliban terrorists, and sentenced to life in prison in 2015. She said she would chair a meeting of Cobra emergency committee the later on Monday morning. A man leapt out of the van and stabbed at least one person, the Evening Standard newspaper reported, citing witnesses. Read More »

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

Trump ally Newt Gingrich said Sunday that he began to grow skeptical of Mueller after fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey testified that he had leaked details about his conversations with the president in order to prompt the appointment of a special counsel . Read More »

Muslims condemn UK van attack

Police said eight of the injured were hospitalized; the other two had minor injuries and were treated at the scene. Harun Khan , the head of the MCB, tweeted that the van had "intentionally" run over people leaving night prayers held during the holy month of Ramadan. Read More »

Vidal and Vargas strike late to beat Cameroon

Cameroon slowly grew into the game from there on and Vincent Aboubakar almost took advantage of some poor play from Gary Medel, testing Johnny Herrera with a low shot after a rapid break, while Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui had a goal disallowed for a foul on Vidal . Read More »

Finsbury Park Mosque: Man dies as van hits pedestrians

Police say a vehicle struck pedestrians on the road in north London , leaving sever. Police said earlier that one person was arrested. "Police say incident has all the "hallmarks" of a terrorist" incident. "I tried to stop him (the suspect), some people were hitting him but I said stop him and keep him until the police came". According to reports, at least ten people were hit outside the mosque with three of them being critically injured. Read More »