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Ryan Bertrand grabs assist in England's defeat to France

Gareth Southgate's team were brutally exposed by Didier Deschamps' youthful and pacey side, as goals by Samuel Umtiti , Djibril Sidibe and Ousmane Dembele ended England's season on a low note. Some may question whether Heaton could have pushed the efforts into safer territory, but his luck was out as England's defence neither shielded him nor reacted quickly enough in either situation. Read More »

Germany and France say Britain could change its mind over Brexit

England fans that night sang along with the French national anthem. Two big screens at the stadium projected the red-and-white Cross of St. George and giant flags from both countries were rolled out onto the field. After two Islamist militant attacks in Britain in less than two weeks, May's bid to clamp down on internet extremism has struck a chord with worldwide leaders, especially Macron, whose country has suffered several jihadist attacks since 2015. Read More »

Our voters want us to continue ignoring London, says Adams


Claiming that the DUP "doesn't do red lines", she added that the party would simply do what was best for Northern Ireland . In the North, the DUP are the biggest party with 10 seats, Sinn Fein have seven and one Independent, Lady Sylvia Hermon, has retained her seat. Read More »

United Kingdom set for coalition government after May's Conservatives lose seats

With results declared for almost all of the 650 seats, Conservatives won 318 while the opposition Labour secured 262, leaving neither party anywhere close to the 326 seats required for an overall majority. The announcement came just moments after May travelled to Buckingham Palace, where she asked the Queen for permission to form a government. In the aftermath of one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, politicians and commentators called May's decision to hold ... Read More »

Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump


Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May, delivered a scathing indictment of the president on Thursday at a congressional hearing in which he accused Trump of trying to block the investigation into Flynn. Mr Comey also has said Mr Sessions did not respond when he complained he did not "want to get time alone with the president again". Mr Comey made notes of his encounters with Mr Trump. Read More »

Sessions rejects hint of collusion with Russian Federation as 'detestable lie'

During his nomination hearing in January, the former senator told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he had no contacts with Russian officials as part of the Trump campaign. "President, I can't talk about that.' That's the way that should work", Sessions said. In a February meeting, Comey said, Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before asking him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. Read More »

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump State Visit

Meanwhile, U.K. politicians are pushing to cancel Trump's state visit to London scheduled this year. It's really important that we work closely with our closest allies and whenever we've had problems in the past, the U.S. More than 1.8 million people have signed an online petition saying Trump should not make the state visit as it "could cause embarrassment" to the monarch. Read More »

Comey Testimony Hysterics Perfectly Summed Up in 5 Hilarious Cartoons

When asked if he really did have tapes of his conversations with Comey as he'd alluded to in a tweet published last month, President Trump declined to confirm or deny their existence. Some top Democrats - including Sens. Comey's testimony underscored the discord that had soured their relationship. And frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said. Read More »

Afghanistan blast: Seven killed, 15 injured in explosion outside mosque in Herat

More than 460 people have been wounded in the incident. Last week, a massive suicide truck bombing in the country's capital left more than 150 people dead and 300 others injured. "If there is agreement to develop a peace roadmap acceptable to both sides, we would allow Taliban groups to open a representative office so that both sides can meet in safety", said Ghani. Read More »

North Korea: Otto Warmbier Released In a Coma

Warmbier is en route to the United States, where he will be reunited with his family". The diplomatic process began on June 6 when State Department Special Representative Joseph Yun met with North Korean UN Mission Ambassador Pak Kil-yon in New York City and learned of Warmbier's deteriorating health condition, according to a senior State Department official. Read More »

Trump says Comey testimony shows 'no collusion, no obstruction'

In his remarks, Comey portrayed Trump as a chief executive who had no concern for the FBI's independence. Trump's tweet read: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication ... "We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make (Sessions') continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic, " Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday. Read More »

United States hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

Putin was equally abrasive when Kelly asked if his government had compromising information on President Trump , referring to an alleged dossier that was collected prior to the election. Unless she pursued a detailed - and highly untelegenic - discussion on details linking the hacking to Russian cyberespionage teams, it would have been tough for Kelly to challenge Putin's assertions that Russian involvement could be faked. Read More »

UK minister says Britain will leave EU customs union after Brexit

President Juncker is supposed to have encouraged her to bolster her support ahead of Brexit negotiations, concerned that the 17 seat minority would be too small to secure a smooth negotiation. Britain's Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Michael Gove leaves after attending a Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street in central London on June 12, 2017 . Read More »

Tillerson: North Korea releases Cincinnati student Otto Warmbier


Warmbier was visiting North Korea as part of a tourist group arranged by Young Pioneer Tours, based in Xian, China. June 6-11, 2017 - After consulting the president, Tillerson instructs State Department representative Yun to prepare to travel to North Korea with the intention of bringing Warmbier back to the United States. Read More »

Los Angeles apartment construction site burns


Authorities said the fire damaged an occupied apartment building and a single-family home around the construction site. A suspect who may have set the fires is in custody. Amy Bastman , spokeswoman for the LAFD, told LAist that "arson detained an adult male for questioning", because the "fire is considered suspicious and incendiary". Read More »

North Korea releases US student, Tillerson says


Tillerson said the State Department had secured Warmbier's release per a decision from President Trump , and that the student was on his way home via a USA military base in Sapporo, Japan, to be reunited with his family in Cincinnati. Rodman is one of few people to have met both North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump . A State Department spokesman told the Associated Press they were aware of Rodman's visit , but that he was not in North Korea in any "official ... Read More »

Sen. McCain: 'We Still Haven't Got a Strategy for Afghanistan'


Civilian casualties in 2016 hit record highs, according to data from the U.N. Assistance Mission to Afghanistan , which began tracking the deaths in 2009. troops killed in 2017 to six individuals. The deaths were blamed on an Afghan soldier opening fire on the USA service members. The situation in Afghanistan, which U.S. Read More »

Sessions refuses to disclose conversations with Trump, drawing repeated questions from senators

Addressing allegations that he had unreported meetings with Russian officials while he advised the Trump campaign, Sessions said he had already acknowledged two encounters previous year with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. In advance of the James Comey hearing , everyone was waiting earnestly to see what President Donald Trump would tweet. Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) told Sessions in his opening statement that the hearing was his opportunity to "separate fact from fiction and set the ... Read More »

Twins draft CA prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No

The 18-year-old Lewis played both shortstop and outfield in high school . This is the third time in the last four years that the Twins have selected a high school position player with their first round selection, selecting outfielder Alex Kirilloff in 2016 and infielder Nick Gordon in 2014. Read More »

North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma

They said they were grateful that their son, who was detained previous year while traveling as a tourist, would "finally be with people who love him". In Warmbier's hometown of Wyoming, just outside of Cincinnati , residents helped tie blue and white ribbons, Wyoming High School's colors, to trees and said news of his release had sent waves of shock and joy through the community. Read More »

EU's Brexit Point Man Barnier: 'I Can't Negotiate With Myself'

However, George Osborne , a former finance minister who is now editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper and a vocal critic of May, said she appeared a " dead woman walking ". Davis also said walking away without securing a deal with the remaining 27 European Union states remained a possibility. Before joining French President Emmanuel Macron to watch England get beaten 3-2 by France in Paris, she insisted she will not need extra time to negotiate Brexit. Read More »

Theresa May will form a minority United Kingdom government

The prime minister's most prominent potential rival, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, sought to quash any suggestion that she would be ousted imminently. Davis confirmed that negotiations will begin with negotiating divorce proceedings before moving on to trade. Gove, who was dismissed when May became prime minister past year, will now serve as environment secretary. Read More »