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PMQs: SNP walk out of Commons after Ian Blackford ordered to leave

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It sparked a walkout from the SNP benches in what critics branded a "self-indulgent stunt". Tempers flared after time ran out for debate on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill on Tuesday night as MPs were set to consider what the SNP has termed a "power grab" by Westminster over responsibilities returning to the United Kingdom from Brussels . Read More »

Giant python swallows woman, body found whole inside belly

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The woman, Wa Tiba , went to check on her vegetable garden on Muna Island on Thursday but didn't return. The field was covered with cliffs, caves and some pythons. "When they cut open the snake's belly, they found Tiba's body still intact with all her clothes", Faris said . When they searched the bush near where her things were found, they discovered the 23-foot long python near them. Read More »

President Trump calls Manafort jailing unfair

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Manafort had been asking to post a $10 million bond and end the seven months of home detention. However, prosecutors have said in several previous court filings they are looking into Manafort's contacts with Russians and Ukrainians - including Kilimnik - and possible coordination he may have orchestrated with them while he oversaw the campaign. Read More »

Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

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The Trump Foundation issued a statement denying the charges and accusing the attorney general of holding its $1.7 million in remaining funds "hostage for political gain". Barbara Underwood said the charitable foundation had engaged in "unlawful political coordination" created to influence the 2016 election. After the election, Eric Trump distanced himself from his charitable foundation, which has also been under investigation by the attorney general's office related to shifting its ... Read More »

Macedonia name-change opponents rally forces in 2 countries

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The dispute has roused strong emotions and nationalist sentiments on both sides for years, and on Wednesday reactions to the deal were mixed on the streets of both capitals. A binding agreement is expected to be signed this weekend. In Skopje, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov had said before the deal was announced that he opposed writing the new name into the constitution, a move meant to show the change is permanent and binding for domestic and global use. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions quotes Bible to defend immigration policies

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the administration would like to fix the "broken system", but it's up to Congress to change laws. In recent weeks, we have watched with horror at the implementation of policies from the Department of Justice regarding the treatment of people migrating to the United States . Read More »

Trump searches for credit on North Korea nuclear deal

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Earlier this week, Trump was asked by Fox News' Bret Baier about the "killer" despot and how he can continue to say nice things about him despite all the bad things he has done. According to a survey from Morning Consult, Politico , over half of respondents said the recent summit was "very or somewhat successful", while just 24% said it was unsuccessful. Read More »

Vigils, prayers mark one year since London's Grenfell fire

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Forever in our Hearts", citizens' group Grenfell United tweeted. A nearby leisure centre was used to accommodate residents who were evacuated from their flats, the Met Police said. In the afternoon, the community is expected to congregate at the nearby "Wall of Truth" ahead of the silent march which will set off around 7pm. On Thursday, there were an estimated 5,000 people in attendance for the one-year anniversary, many of whom quietly wiped away tears and held each other as they moved. Read More »

Unsafe heat & humidity building into Mid-Missouri

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We also have the chance for on and off rain chances everyday due to a stalled frontal boundary as well as leftover moisture from what is still Tropical Storm Bud (as of this morning) in the eastern Pacific. Father's Day will be a good one to stay close to a body of water. "Studies and research conducted by the collaborative show that emergency department visits and deaths from heat increase significantly on days when the heat index reaches 95 degrees Fahrenheit or higher", a memo from the ... Read More »

Italy threatens EU-Canada free trade deal

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Doug Ford emerged from a almost hour-long meeting Thursday afternoon with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Canada's ambassador to the United States, pledging his help in trade dispute. That deadline has been extended several times as Canada and Mexico struggle to accommodate far-reaching USA demands for change such as a sunset clause that would allow one nation to pull out after five years. Read More »

Read This Thread: Inside Trump's Detention Camp for Immigrant Children

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According to Soboroff, one of the first things a shelter employee asked journalists to do was to smile at the kids because they would otherwise feel like animals locked up in a cage. illegally. There are no windows, and the children get only two hours a day outside the facility. "To those who wish to challenge the Trump Administration's commitment to public safety, national security, and the rule of law, I warn you: Illegally entering this country will not be rewarded, but will instead be ... Read More »

Sheriff's deputy dies from courthouse shooting

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The suspect was also shot and was being treated at the same hospital. Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer released a statement Friday saying he was deeply saddened to learn of the shooting and that he and his wife, Ruth, would be praying for the deputies and their families. Read More »

8 pedestrians injured by taxi on sidewalk in Moscow

Police initially said eight people were injured, but later said seven had sought medical attention. Among the injured included Mexican fans who were gearing up to watch their nation's opening World Cup game against Germany tomorrow. The driver attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended by police, a witness said. He was shouting: "'It wasn't me'". He also is suspected of having had too much to drink, according to the Russian news agency Interfax. Read More »

Major fire ravages celebrated Glasgow School of Art for second time

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Eyewitnesses told the BBC that the fire looked "much worse" than the last one. The blaze spread to nearby buildings, including the Campus nightclub and O2 ABC music venue, which suffered "extensive damage". Paul Sweeney, shadow Scotland minister, said the Mackintosh Building was the "most architecturally important building" in the city. The previous blaze was in May 2014, badly damaging the building designed by the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Read More »

Trump Claims Has 'Largely Solved' North Korean Nuclear Crisis

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President Donald Trump held an impromptu interview and gaggle on the White House north lawn Friday. "I gave him a very direct number. I want to have a good relationship with many countries". The President is understood to have questioned why U.S. officials could not move the date to an earlier point in time according to people familiar with the matter. Read More »

Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort sent to jail

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Westling asked the judge to simply issue a more specific order for Manafort to follow while out on bail. While out on bail, prosecutors say, Manaforttried to contact a pair of former journalists who'd worked on the lobbying, asking them to characterize their work as excluding the U.S. Read More »

US Drone Kills Pakistani Taliban Leader in Afghan Province

Defense Ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanish told TOLOnews that the strike happened at about 2:30am local time. The U.S. military in Afghanistan said it carried out a "counterterrorism strike" Thursday in the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan that targeted "a senior leader of a designated terrorist organization". Read More »

Trump says Michael Cohen is 'not my lawyer anymore'

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The deadline extension comes as Cohen, under severe financial pressure, has made a decision to split with his current team and hire new lawyers, according to a person familiar with the case. 'Mr. Avenatti's actions are mainly driven by his seemingly unquenchable thirst for publicity, ' it added. Avenatti quickly called the order "unethical" and "a complete joke". Read More »

Sarah Huckabee Sanders denies reports of leaving White House

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Some of the vacant positions remain unfilled, and in fact, the Trump White House never fully staffed all the typical jobs. Sanders was taking questions from reporters Thursday when she was asked to comment on the Trump administration's tough approach to immigration, with Acosta pressing her on reports of " children being separated from their parents". Read More »

China imposes equal tariffs on USA imports in retaliation

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Beijing will respond in kind to the American tariffs, a Chinese government spokesman said Friday. China also appealed to other countries to pressure the USA to end recent protectionist trade policies. "If you end up with a tariff battle, you will end up with price inflation, and you could end up with consumer debt, ' Gary Cohn, Trump's former top economic adviser, said". Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent’s text to lover: ‘We’ll stop’ Trump from becoming president

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Former Maryland governor and Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley - a 2016 presidential candidate - did not escape the agents' wrath. Some of the listed or excerpted texts aren't attached to a particular author. "No he's not. We'll stop it". "It should be come an investigation of Comey, those FBI agents, who should be fired today and imprisoned next week". "Comey's description of his choice as being between "two doors, ' one labeled "speak" and one labeled 'conceal, ' was a false dichotomy", ... Read More »

Canadians are now boycotting U.S. goods

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Trudeau fired back during a press conference on Saturday, declaring that Canadians "did not take lightly" to the duties and would not be pushed around. Kudlow explained on CNN that the administration was lashing out at Trudeau to show Kim that Trump was not weak . "I own that, that was my mistake, those were my words". Read More »

READ: Full text of Trump-Kim signed statement

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The president had also commented that he would know within minutes of meeting Kim whether or not North Korea was serious about scrapping nuclear weapons . Instagram particularly has been flooded with Trump-Kim memes and apart from the world leaders it also includes Dennis Rodman , for the obvious reasons. Read More »

Trump attacks Republican up for re-election with reference to affair

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Still, South Carolina voters kept electing Sanford despite the lies and the infidelity. "And I lost that race". Corey Stewart , a combative conservative Republican and immigration hard-liner who almost upset Ed Gillespie for the party's gubernatorial nomination previous year, won the right to face Democratic Senator Tim Kaine , the 2016 vice presidential candidate, in November's U.S. Read More »

Britain welcomes North Korea commitment to denuclearisation

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We look forward to looking at the details of the agreement", Trudeau says. The video's narrator says, amid images of Kim, that of the 7 billion people on the planet, "only a small number will leave a lasting impact". "In North Korea, art can only be lovely". "We're spending a fortune, every couple of months we're doing war games with South Korea ", he added. "The ultimate goal, shared by the entire worldwide community and as expressed by the United Nations Security Council, remains ... Read More »

Riders Dropped 30 Feet, Others Injured In Roller Coaster Derailment

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Alternative Outlook LLC , in Knott County said the injuries to two of its employees were not life threatening. "The auto was banging against the rails real hard as it came around the turn", Campbell said. A Halifax Health Medical Center spokeswoman said the hospital received nine patients from the accident . The status of those hospitalized was not immediately clear Friday. Read More »

Trump Reacts to Justice Department’s Watchdog Report

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But inspector-general Michael Horowitz also concluded - in a long-awaited, 500-page report - Mr Comey did not exhibit any political bias in his actions or try to influence the election. "I think the report yesterday, maybe more importantly than anything, it totally exonerates me", Trump said during an impromptu question-and-answer session with reporters at the White House. Read More »

UN Votes Not to Condemn Hamas Over Gaza Riots

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Palestinian medics and protesters evacuate a wounded youth near the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, during a protest east of Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip, Friday, June 8, 2018. The resolution tasks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres with the drafting of proposals for an "international protection mechanism" for the Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank . Read More »

Trump faces backlash after saluting North Korean general

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In a post-summit announcement, Trump said on Tuesday that the USA will stop military exercises with South Korea while North Korea negotiated on denuclearization. According to Trump's own State Department, Kim's regime holds between 80,000 and 120,000 political prisoners in forced labor camps, facing torture and forced starvation. Read More »

Aides Had To Tape Together Papers Trump Tore Apart

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Trump ripped the papers into tiny pieces, say former staffers. White House officials enlisted records management employees to tape back together papers from President Donald Trump's office that he constantly rips up, according to a new report from Politico . Read More »

United States unveils new de facto embassy in Taiwan

The AIT performs most of the same functions as other USA embassies, including issuing visas. The non-profit institute is primarily staffed by employees of the U.S. China claims self-ruled Taiwan under its "one China" policy, and Beijing has never renounced the use of force to bring what it sees as a wayward province under its control. Read More »

United Kingdom govt wins Brexit skirmish _ with concessions

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The government is trying to reverse changes inserted by the House of Lords that would soften the terms of Brexit and give Parliament more say in the process. Under these circumstances, a minister must make a statement in Parliament within 14 days and give MPs an opportunity to vote. "I've not lied, certainly not", Solicitor General Robert Buckland, the minister who has been guiding the legislation through parliament for the government, told Sky News. Read More »

Female Saudi flag bearers to miss opener vs Russian Federation

Cherchesov urged his side to forget the result, thinking ahead to Tuesday against Egypt before a showdown with Group A favourites Uruguay in 10 days time. The opening goal came soon after, as Saudi Arabia failed to clear a corner and a curling cross in from the left by Golovin picked out an unmarked Gazinsky to head low into the far corner. Read More »

The Clinton email report is coming

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In an op ed for The New York Times , Comey wrote that the report "also resoundingly demonstrates that there was no prosecutable case against Mrs. Clinton , as we had concluded". "I think it will help us better fix any problems that we have and reassure the American people that some of the concerns that have been raised are not true". Read More »

National Weather Service determining if tornado hit Wilkes-Barre

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Wilkes-Barre Township in Pennsylvania is being described as a " war zone " after major and damaging storms ripped through the area on Wednesday night. As of early Thursday afternoon, their live outage map showed that about 1,000 customers around Wilkes-Barre were without power. "That's the nature of a tornado", Gov. Read More »

White House Adviser: 'There's a Special Place in Hell' for Justin Trudeau

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Some 75 per cent of Canadian exports go to the USA, making Canada uniquely vulnerable to a U.S. trade war. Trump tweeted on Saturday. "He did a great disservice to the whole G7". Tapper picked up on the implication and said this was about North Korea. During the talks in Quebec, Trump surprised G-7 leaders by proposing an end to all tariffs and trade barriers. Read More »

Trump, Kim agree on denuclearization, security guarantees

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After Jacobs asked why Trump didn't stay longer to negotiate more details with Kim, Trump said: "I'd rather fly during the night and get back tonight". The Singapore accord basically amounts to an agreement to continue talks. "What North Korea has gained, however, is tangible and lasting". One of the most surprising parts of the negotiations in Singapore is Trump's willingness to halt joint military exercise with South Korea , which is a us ally. Read More »

NY sues Trump and his foundation over 'illegal conduct'

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Trump responded to the announcement of the lawsuit quickly on Twitter on Thursday morning, denouncing the New York Democrats and former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman , who stepped down in May after of being accused of physical abuse by former romantic partners. Read More »

Kurtz: CBS Report on Sarah Sanders' Planned Departure Was 'Weirdly Speculative'

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The news also comes on the heels of reports that the White House is taking steps to shake up the press shop, ousting junior staffers and cutting down on the number of people allowed to attend daily meetings. "Right now, I think the country looks pretty good and I'm glad to get to be a part of that process and I'm going to continue to do my job". There will be even more people leaving the White House sooner rather than later, laid off or just leaving out of exhaustion. Read More »

Arron Banks Insists There’s "No Evidence" Leave.EU Took Russian Money

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Today, he said there were numerous errors in the Guardian's "fake news" reporting of his activities, that is regularly tweeted by Mr. Collins. Banks' comments fly in the face of repeated claims by various individual MPs that Russian Federation interfered in the Brexit referendum with a social media bot campaign; accusations that have been shut down by social media companies... Read More »

More than 900 rescued refugees arrive in Sicily

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Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi summoned the ambassador to a morning meeting "following the statements made yesterday in Paris on the Aquarius affair", his ministry said in an emailed statement on Wednesday. Salvini, who is also deputy premier and the leader of the anti-immigrant Lega party, called on France to apologise and said he was not prepared to take criticism from a country which regularly stopped migrants on their shared border. Read More »

Freeland: 'Idea' that Canada could pose nat'l security threat to United States 'hurtful'

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Freeland described Trump's plan to slap tariffs on Canada under the pretext of national security as ridiculous and urged the United States to invest in its worldwide alliances. Members of Trump's inner circle continued the attacks, with both chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow - who said that Trudeau had "stabbed us in the back" - and Peter Navarro, Trump's trade adviser, directing a series of stinging comments at the Canadian leader. Read More »

Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar, condolences pour in

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They have been shot and have been taken to the hospital as well. Terrorism has hit a new low with Shujaat's killing. It was not immediately clear how many gunmen attacked Bukhari, who earlier worked with The Hindu newspaper. "He was a fearless heart who fought fearlessly for justice and peace in Jammu & Kashmir", Mr. Gandhi added. "Forces inimical to restoring peace in Kashmir Valley have silenced a voice of reason, logic and peace", the Press Club said in a statement. Read More »

PM May faces another day of Brexit compromise in parliament

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Mrs May said her approach would be guided by the principle that "the Government's hand in negotiations can not be tied by Parliament, but we need to be accountable to Parliament". Traders will stay tuned into Brexit noise where the UK Prime Minister faces a series of challenging parliamentary votes on her plan to leave the customs union and single market after Brexit, but it will soon be time for the European Central Bank and FOMC. Read More »

Trump raised human rights abuses with North Korea's Kim: White House

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But big, joint U.S. The five-member South Korean delegation was led by Maj. Kang Kyung-wha, the South Korean foreign minister appeared to sidestep the issue at the joint press conference, saying the matter would be left to military authorities to discuss, and that the US-South Korea alliance remained "as robust as ever". Read More »

Colorado national forest closes due to wildfire that burned over 22,000 acres

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The Buffalo Mountain blaze is one of at least six wildfires burning throughout the state. "We've never gone into closure before", said Cam Hooley, acting public affairs officer for the San Juan National Forest near Durango. Anyone caught violating the order could be found guilty of a Class B misdemeanor and face a fine of $5,000 for individuals or $10,000 for organizations, and/or imprisonment. Read More »