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DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal

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The Times branded her administration the "stumbling husk of a zombie government" and said May was now "so weak that she can not arbitrate between squabbling cabinet ministers", who are increasingly publicly divided over Brexit . Signaling the importance of Brexit negotiations with the European Union , which will last until the spring of 2019, the queen will set out the government's program for two years, rather than one. Read More »

Sean Spicer Confirms WH 'Meeting with Potential People' for Press Vacancies

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Over the course of Donald Trump's first six months as president, briefings have become less frequent, shorter and increasingly off-camera. ADVERTISEMENTThe White House has increasingly forged its own path with the press - holding off-camera briefings and gaggles, imposing restrictions on reporters' use of audio and video feeds, inviting Cabinet officials to speak only about specific policy issues and rotating between Spicer and deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders . Read More »

Isis claims Jerusalem attack, sends warning

Two assailants attacked a group of officers with knives on Friday at the Damascus Gate , The Times of Israel reported . She later died in hospital of her wounds. Israel had eased restrictions on the entry of Palestinians to Jerusalem and Israel from the West Bank for Ramadan. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on countries around the word to condemn Palestinian terrorism and its support by the Palestinian leadership following Friday night's deadly terror attack in Jerusalem which ... Read More »

President Trump revels in GOP's success

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During the 2016 election, Trump would often come under fire from his critics and the majority of the mainstream media, with one reason being his refusal to release his tax returns. "But you put me there for a reason and I think you're going to be very happy with the end result". The president is also praising the Iowan's commitment to public service. Read More »

Sri Lankan Navy arrests four Tamil Nadu fishermen

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Sri Lanka Navy Wednesday arrested four fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly breaching the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and poaching in Sri Lankan waters. Navy spokesperson Lt Commander Chaminda Walakuluge told Xinhua news agency that the arrests were made on Monday night. In a letter to Modi, he said only the retrieval of Katchatheevu islet will ensure restoration of peaceful pursuance of livelihood by the fishermen, the Press Trust of India reported. Read More »

Merkel says EU future more important than Brexit talks

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European Union officials believe, however, that May and her ministers are coming round to accepting Brussels' rules. While Barnier insists on the "sequencing" of talks, so that trade negotiations can not start until probably January, finding a way to avoid a "hard" customs border for troubled Northern Ireland may well involve some earlier discussion of the matter. Read More »

Priceline Com Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) Q4 2016 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Priceline Grp Inc now has $91.74B valuation. The Birinyi Associates Inc holds 6,012 shares with $8.81 million value, up from 5,728 last quarter. About 104,741 shares traded. Mark Sheptoff Fin Planning Limited Company holds 0% or 65 shares in its portfolio. Montecito Commercial Bank reported 3 shares. L.P. (NYSE:KKR). Whittier Tru owns 200 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Read More »

Egypt urges closer cooperation among Nile basin nations

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Museveni praised Sisi's keenness to participate in the summit of the Nile Basin countries, stressing the importance of the summit in launching a serious dialogue on the topics of the Nile water that would hopefully bring the views of the Nile Basin countries closer together. Read More »

French government spokesman says MoDem exit from cabinet 'simplifies things'

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Bayrou announced his resignation following allegations of misuse of European Parliament funds by the centrist party he founded, the Modem. Defense minister Sylvie Goulard, the most prominent woman in the Cabinet Macron named a little more than a month ago, suggested in a statement she chose to quit the government to avoid hurting Macron's efforts to clean up corruption. Read More »

Theresa May to unveil Brexit plans to EU leaders

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Their early priority will be to reassure the estimated 4.5 million European and British nationals living in each others' countries that they won't be forced to leave their homes or find new jobs after Brexit . "One of the things that I will be calling on with other European leaders today is that we do more working together to ensure that we stop the spread of extremism on line, that we prevent terrorists from having a safe space online and we keep our citizens safe", she said. Read More »

Former DHS Chief Warns Russians Will Continue to Target US Elections

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Voting systems in 21 states were targeted by Russian hackers during the 2016 US presidential election , American officials told the US Congress during a hearing on Wednesday (21 June). Former FBI Director James Comey emphatically testified during his testimony that Russian hacking most certainly did exist during the 2016 USA election. Read More »

US, China meet on North Korea

Wambier's parents did not cite a specific cause of death but blamed "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea. Warmbier , 22, died on Monday after being medically evacuated to the United States last week suffering from severe brain damage, with US President Donald Trump blaming Pyongyang's "brutal regime" for his plight. Read More »

Saudi King names son as crown prince

Saudi Arabia is the only major emerging economy not represented in the index. The royal decree said the appointment of Mohammed bin Salman has been supported by 31 members of the 34-member allegiance board. The plans include ending popular subsidies for gasoline, electricity and water - which changes the contract between Saudi citizens and the government, and comes with some political peril. Read More »

North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

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The funeral for Warmbier will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at Wyoming High School, where he was an athlete and salutatorian of his 2013 class. His family says it was told he had been in a coma since soon after his sentencing. He was leaving North Korea on January 2, 2016, when he was detained at the airport. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson and other American officials had been planning to press their Chinese counterparts on North Korea. Read More »

What is the Queen's speech and what date is it happening?

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After four terror attacks and a devastating fire that have darkened the national mood, protesters are also planning a "Day of Rage" in the streets against May's Conservatives. The last time the Queen's Speech was similarly pared down was in 1974, when Harold Wilson defeated Ted Heath in another snap election created to give the Conservatives a larger mandate in Westminster. Read More »

Militant killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir

The encounter followed an alleged infiltration bid that the security forces foiled. Prior to this incident, the Pakistani troops again resorted to ceasefire violations in Khari Karmada area of state's Poonch district. Indian troops had strongly retaliated in which two Pakistani soldiers were killed opposite to Bhimbher Gali sector on June 15, told defence sources. Read More »

United States student freed by North Korea dies at 22

North Korea conducts about 90 percent of its trade through China, which maintains that it implements the United Nations sanctions properly. "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out". Read More »

Russian Federation urges dialogue in Qatar-Gulf dispute

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Its emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, met Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and other senior UAE officials in Dubai on Wednesday, after talks the day before with King Salman in Saudi Arabia . Notwithstanding Qatar's denials, Western diplomats accuse Qatar's government of allowing or even encouraging the funding of some Sunni extremists, such as al-Qaida's branch in Syria. Read More »

Pelosi confident of her caucus' support

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Trump's tweet not only implies that Pelosi hurts the Democratic Party, but it also means Trump actually agrees with some Democratic leaders, including Rep. In over a decade leading House Democrats, into the majority and out again, Pelosi has beaten back all comers, including last fall when Democratic Rep. Read More »

Trump says China 'tried' but failed on North Korea

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Warmbier's death after his lengthy detention in North Korea was a "total disgrace" and that if the college student had been returned home to the USA earlier, "I think the result would have been a lot different". Read More »

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit

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He wrote in an op-ed published on Monday that "economic reality" is beginning to catch up with United Kingdom voters, with figures published by the Office for National Statistics last week showing that wage growth is now failing to keep pace with rampant inflation, which rose following the pound's immediate fall after the Brexit vote. Read More »

US F-15E Strike Eagle Shoots Down Iranian-Built Drone in Syria

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Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said Tuesday the "operational achievement was much smaller" than what has been reported. A United States warplane shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in Syria early Tuesday, officials said, prompting growing global concern over rising tensions between the two sides. Read More »