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Syria: France's Macron no sees no clear successor for Assad


More embarrassing for Macron is that Bayrou was in the process of promoting a law to clean up politics, a key policy promise of the recently elected president. Those who departed the justice and defence ministries were, respectively, Francois Bayrou , MoDem party leader, and Sylvie Goulard - who had been seen as a key plank of Macron's plan for closer ties with Germany . Read More »

Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

Nearly half of Americans saying they're very concerned. RISCH: He said , "I hope". Americans largely view the issue along partisan lines. However, sources said that neither Coats nor Rogers raised concerns that Trump was pushing them to do something they did not want to do. Read More »

DUP deal with Tories `must deliver tangible benefits for Northern Ireland´

On the positive side of the ledger, it would increase the chances of a "softer" Brexit, particularly as it relates to Northern Ireland, something the DUP has advocated. Normally the Queen's Speech repeats key legislative promises made during the election campaign, but May is expected to omit the most controversial items of her election manifesto. Read More »

Theresa May to unveil Brexit plans to European Union leaders


The Hungarian prime minister is not among those infatuated by France's new centrist president, Emmanuel Macron. "In the first step, we will deal with the most pressing issues. May will discuss the matter at the summit's evening session. "It's time for action and certainty". Tusk's last line was a quote from "Imagine", the iconic 1971 ode to world peace by late former Beatle Lennon. Read More »

Donald Trump Signals Willingness to Work with Tech CEOs on Immigration

Trump said that the goal of the meetings is to lead a sweeping transformation of the federal government's technology that will deliver dramatically better services for citizens. Cook joined Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, among other tech executives, who went to the White House on Monday to participate in the American Technology Council roundtable. Read More »

Nabra Hassanen's Washington DC Memorial Set On Fire


He says "we're doing a thorough investigation". Darwin Martinez Torres , 22, is now being held on a second-degree murder charge. They said he beat her with a baseball bat early Sunday, drove off with her in his vehicle, assaulted her again and then dumped her body in a pond near his home. Read More »

Boeing raises long-term forecast for jetliner deliveries


Over the longer-term, though, Boeing sees an industry in rude health, forecasting 41,030 industry deliveries over the next two decades, up from 39,620 in a similar projection a year ago and topping $6 trillion in value. The 737 MAX family has been created to offer customers exceptional performance, flexibility and efficiency, with lower per-seat costs and an extended range that will open up new destinations in the single-aisle market. Read More »

LAPD cadets arrested after stealing patrol cars, police say

However, Beck said Thursday that they would be launching a review of the police cadet program, along with the inventory system for the department's 1,800 patrol cars . "One of the pursuits terminated when the pursuit vehicle was involved in a traffic collision". If the investigations show that the teenagers also impersonated the police, then they will be separately penalized for the offense. Read More »

Chicago to host North American climate summit this fall

President Donald Trump recently announced the US would withdraw from the Paris climate accord to help the USA economy. The city reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 167,000 tons per year and reduced its carbon footprint by 232,000 tons per year during the same period, Henry said. Read More »

George Soros says Britain nearing tipping point, may reverse Brexit


Two-thirds of those surveyed in Belgium, Germany, Greece, Spain , France, Italy, Austria, Hungary and Poland said that the European Union should stick to its core principles during the Brexit negotiations, which began on Monday. When the European Union "decides we have made enough progress-their words-both sets of dialogs will continue, including free trade", he said. "Everyone must accept their responsibilities, the consequences of their decisions ..." "I will do all I can to put emotion ... Read More »

UK opposition leader says 'totally shocked' by London mosque incident


The Labour leader told MPs claimed he was "ready to serve" as Prime Minister and questioned Theresa May's mandate to remain in 10, Downing Street after she failed to win an overall majority in the Commons. Today she stressed that she was "taking responsibility for doing what we can to put things right". A protester holds a sign demanding justice for the victims of the deadly fire at Grenfell Tower apartment block as people gather in central London Wednesday June 21, 2017. Read More »

Northern Ireland needs 'special status' after Brexit


The Irish government says it's calling for special status for the North after Brexit - the first time it's done so. Avoiding a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland has emerged as perhaps the biggest challenge facing negotiators in the early phases of the Brexit talks. Read More »

Threadbare government has run out of ideas, says Corbyn

In parliament today, Mr Corbyn said the Queen's Speech highlighted the "chaos" at the heart of Government as it grapples to make a deal with the DUP to keep it in power. And some observers have commented on how much the hat Queen Elizabeth wore today resembled the European Union flag - perhaps a subtle way of objecting to United Kingdom citizens' vote past year to leave the body. Read More »

French defence chief steps down amid investigation


France's defense minister announced her resignation on Tuesday amid an investigation targeting her MoDem party over allegations of fake jobs for party assistants in the European Parliament . Observers say her decision puts more pressure to resign on Justice Minister Francois Bayrou, the founder and leader of the Modem. Goulard, a German-speaking centrist member of the European Parliament, was an advisor of former European Commission President Romano Prodi. Read More »

Garcia 1 stroke off lead at BMW International Open


Sergio Garcia , who is playing his first regular European Tour event since claiming his first major in the Masters at Augusta National, carded a bogey-free 66 to sit two shots off the lead alongside Dutchman Joost Luiten and Dane Thorbjorn Olesen . Read More »

Macron set for landslide majority in parliament


The run-off is to take place next Sunday, where candidates who did not win more than 50 percent of the votes in the first round, will have to go through another round with any other candidates who won more than 12.5 percent of their local electorate's votes. Read More »

UK Population Increased by 538000 past year


Official population projections drawn up previous year, to help councils and the NHS plan ahead with regards to providing services, showed the population of England is set to soar by more than four million people in the next decade. The population of England grew the fastest, and has now exceeded 55 million for the first time, while London's growth rate was more than twice that in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Read More »

Prosecutors Vow to Retry Cosby in Sexual Assault Case

District Attorney Kevin Steele holds a news conference after a mistrial in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017 . Constand". Constand did not speak to reporters, but her attorney, Dolores Troiani, said Constand was a "very spiritual person who believes everything happens for a reason". Read More »

Mexico coach Osorio apologises for bust-up with Kiwi bench


Stanislav Cherchesov is expecting "a kind of final" as Russian Federation and Mexico go head-to-head for a place in the last four of the Confederations Cup. But that very fact also seems to highlight the problem with rotations and raises the question of whether Mexico has the strength in depth to be swapping eight players from one game to the next. Read More »

Ward knocks out Kovalev in eighth round


Ward cites Roy Jones as his inspiration for believing he can look further up the weight division and put himself in the ring with the biggest athletes the sport has to offer. 1 now?" Intelligencer Post isn't one of those media, and we are not interested in the nationality of the fighters or the political factors surrounding them, we are just into sports. Read More »

Trump discloses income in financial form

U.S. president Donald Trump filed government financial disclosure forms late on Friday afternoon that show how widespread and complicated his financial holdings are, but do little to shed more light on his potential conflicts of interest. Read More »

'Very good' chance of DUP deal with Tories, says Donaldson


Queen Elizabeth opened an unusual two-year session of the United Kingdom parliament on Wednesday which will be dominated if not overwhelmed by groundwork for negotiations for Britain's planned exit from the European Union. May, who has been under intense internal Tory pressure after losing the party its majority at the election, was cheered by her backbenchers when she rose to speak. Read More »

DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal


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 »