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Brexit could be a matter of life or death for Northern Ireland

The failure of the Irish Government to fulfil its obligations as a co-guarantor for the Good Friday Agreement is a national scandal, the South Antrim MLA said . The institutions collapsed amid a bitter row between the DUP and Sinn Féin about a botched green energy scheme . Arlene Foster's party will now prop up Theresa May's Conservatives in the United Kingdom after her decision to call a snap election backfired and she lost ground to Labour. Read More »

Mood on first day of Brexit talks was "incredibly positive"

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Mr Hammond also said that while he believed failure to reach a deal with the European Union "would be a very, very bad outcome for Britain ", a possible worse outcome would be "a deal that is deliberately structured to suck the lifeblood out of our economy over a period of time". Read More »

Two US soldiers killed, two wounded in attack by Afghan soldier

Two U.S. soldiers were killed in the Achin district in late April by possible friendly fire after an intense raid by Army Rangers on ISIS's Afghan affiliate's headquarters. The U.S. military has not commented. "Our hopes and prayers are with their families". A US official says it is unclear if the deaths were due to friendly fire . Read More »

Missing, Presumed Dead Following London Tower Inferno

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Cundy said some families have lost more than one member in the fire. "When the truth comes out about this tragedy, we may find that there is blood on the hands of a number of organizations", Lammy said. Meanwhile, a company involved in the renovation of the tower was forced to deny cladding on the building was banned in the United Kingdom after comments made by Chancellor Philip Hammond. Read More »

Historic day for Britain as Brexit talks to begin today

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He said Britain was "determined to build a strong and special partnership with our European allies and friends". The UK is reportedly planning to make a generous offer to the 3 million European Union nationals living in Britain so long as it's reciprocated for the 1 million Britons residing on the continent. Read More »

Officer explains stop that ended in driver death

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Castile's gun was later recovered from his right front shorts pocket. "I feared for my daughter's safety and my safety because a gun was pointed in our vehicle". Paul firefighter testified previously that he saw a police officer reach "deep" inside Castile's pocket to retrieve it. Castile had a permit for the weapon. Read More »

Daley and Blues braced for improved Maroons in Origin II

The former Blues skipper backed his team to trust their attacking instincts. Daley expressed his hope earlier on Tuesday that the match be officiated the same way as Game 1 . "If we're going to win it for anyone it would be for Loz", Cordner said. "We are still in the ball game, we are confident we will put in a good performance that will keep us alive". Read More »

Kerala IS suspect Shajeer killed in Afghanistan bombing

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B C Abdul Rehman, a social activist in Padne in Kasaragod, received a WhatsApp message with a photo of the body of Shajeer on Monday morning. However, the message did not specify as to how and when Sajeer Abdulla was killed. He used to run multiple Facebook accounts under different names, and these accounts were inactive for the past several months, the report states. He had gone missing in 2013. Read More »

Kerala Engg/Pharmacy rank list published

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The CEE annually conducts this test to offer admission to aspirants into UG courses based on their merit scored in the exam. Candidates clearing this examination with the best rank will get admission in their desired college/course. The marks will also gain weightage for securing a better rank. Category: Engineering & Architecture Rank List 2017. Visit the official website or the direct link provided below. Read More »

Who Is Jay Sekulow?

Comey, fired last month by Trump. Witch hunt!" On Sunday a member of the President legal team Jay Sekulow , swooped in to try to patch things up but instead seemed to confuse things further. On CBS' "Face the Nation," host John Dickerson asked Sekulow how he knew that. Number two, I think when you study elections, ten years from now, five years from now, in government management courses and political management courses, what the president did utilizing social media will be in the history ... Read More »

Jay Sekulow: Trump's Actions on Comey Not Obstruction of Justice

Over the weekend, Sekulow declared that Trump is not under investigation, after the president condemned the investigation as a "witch hunt" through a series of tweets . In a statement, Gorelick says that after the appointment of the special counsel, she advised Kushner "to obtain the independent advice of a lawyer with appropriate experience as to whether he should continue with us". Read More »

Russia investigation just beginning, Schiff says

Here's another of Trump's Friday tweets , referring to Rod Rosenstein , the current top man at the Justice Department on Trump's case: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" He states as evidence the fact that Trump has never been notified of an official investigation into him or the 2016 election and comments made my Comey himself in which he stated clearly that Trump was in no way under investigation. Read More »

Zaman thought he would miss Champions Trophy final

Pakistan had to earn their win and they made us make mistakes. Besides the Indian trio, the jury comprising the likes of former English captain Michael Atherton, India's Sourav Ganguly and Ramiz Raja of Pakistan, among others, selected four Pakistanis, three Englishmen and one from Bangladesh with New Zealand's Kane Williamson as the 12th man . Read More »

6th District Poll: Very few voters remain undecided

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The local race has received a great deal of attention nationwide, and Kennesaw State University political science professor Kerwin Swint said that is largely because of the man in the White House. Winning the governors' mansions in Virginia and New Jersey this November could also help the Democrats' cause. Q: But what about the Georgia candidates themselves? (AP Photo/David Goldman). Read More »

Brexit negotiations have started

The vote came as a profound shock to Brussels against a backdrop of rising anti-EU sentiment, with many - including now US President Donald Trump - predicting the bloc's eventual break-up. The EU said it was also looking for a good compromise. Before the election, May proposed a clean break from the European Union: leaving its single market, which enshrines free movement of people, goods, services and capital, and proposing limits on immigration and a bespoke customs deal with the EU. Read More »

Official notification confirms results today, updates expected by 3 pm

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This includes 1,522 NRIs, 480 OCIs, 70 PIOs & 613 foreign students. The CBSE NEET Result 2017 comes after much delay causing severe anxiety to lakhs of students. As this is the National level test, the NEET Qualifying marks will be little high. But no official updates from CBSE Board regarding the result date and time. Read More »

1993 blast case Dossa bros found guilty: TADA Court

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The court will pronounce the sentence after hearing arguments from the defence and the prosecution. Dutt, who was let off the terrorism charges but tried and convicted under the Arms Act, served his full sentence and was released from jail in February 2016. Read More »

Davis surrenders to Brussels on settling the Brexit bill first

Speaking to the BBC on Sunday, finance minister Philip Hammond said a "no deal" outcome "would be a very, very bad outcome for Britain ". Davis, however, told the press he was entering the negotiations with a " positive and constructive " frame of mind, and he will present a joint press conference this evening from Brussels with the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier . Read More »

British PM condemns 'sickening' terror attack

Trump hasn't *yet* commented on London attack. Counter-terror officials said they were closely monitoring terror activity linked to far-right groups but most of the recent attacks have been traced to individuals rather than groups. A man identified only as Mohammed who was holding the suspect down told Britain's Guardian newspaper , "The imam came from the mosque and he said, 'Listen we are fasting, this is Ramadan, we are not supposed to do these kinds of things so please step back'". Read More »

Cladding used on fatal blaze tower 'banned in the UK'

Following the meeting, May issued in a statement in which she acknowledged that "support on the ground for families that needed help or basic information in the initial hours after this appalling disaster was not good enough ". On Saturday, NHS England said 19 people were being treated in hospital, with 10 in critical condition. The GRT said 50 families, who wished to work with the authorities, have been given a key worker today. Read More »

Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

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His trainer , Kiyoshi Hagiwara , didn't speak to the media. Epicharis was diagnosed and treated on Wednesday. Instead of being nailed on, which could cause more soreness, the plastic-coated shoe is wrapped around the hoof wall. Multiplier sat out the Derby and was sixth in the Preakness . As the field dipped into the first turn of the 1 1/2 mile course, though, Hollywood Handsome - who was running in the back of the pack on the rail - appeared to overrun the horse in front of him, ... Read More »