• Korea expecting visit from ex-NBAer Dennis Rodman
Korea expecting visit from ex-NBAer Dennis Rodman

Rodman met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on previous trips to Pyongyang . PYONGYANG , North Korea (AP) - Former NBA player Dennis Rodman has arrived in North Korea on his first visit since President Donald Trump took office. "Thank you PotCoin.com for sponsoring my mission", Rodman tweeted Tuesday before taking a flight from Beijing ...

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  • Pressure grows on May to pursue cross-party approach to Brexit
Pressure grows on May to pursue cross-party approach to Brexit

Although Labour didn't manage to secure a majority, the party was able to gain a further 30 seats in the House of Commons. "Whatever the debate today about immigration from the European Union, there is no doubt that our country has been enhanced by the people who have over decades come to our shore", Foster said as she launched her party's elec...

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  • Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines to join forces vs militants
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines to join forces vs militants

But previous statements form the US Embassy in Manila said Saturday that US Special Operations Forces are assisting the Philippine military at the request of the Philippine government. Air strikes have been directed at the at the central business district of the city where the insurgents are dug in, said the military. A USA embassy spokesperson i...

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  • UK PM Theresa May to meet Irish party leader on government formation
UK PM Theresa May to meet Irish party leader on government formation

May entered the room to applause and the traditional banging of tables, but it was nowhere near as enthusiastic a reception as she has enjoyed before the election. "I said during the election campaign that if re-elected I would intend to serve a full term", she told reporters in No 10. Theresa May , on the other hand, came across as cautious and...

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  • Sessions to testify in public intelligence hearing
Sessions to testify in public intelligence hearing

His decision comes as a result of testimony given by last week by Comey that Sessions may have more links to Russian Federation than was previously believed. For what it's worth, White House sources of mine say they aren't concerned about needing legal help, and they say they don't hear chatter in the West Wing about it, either.

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  • Benni McCarthy named Cape Town City head coach
Benni McCarthy named Cape Town City head coach

City chairman John Comitis made the announcement at a press conference held on Tuesday, confirming that McCarthy has signed a three-year deal. "With the homework I've done, I believe I've possibly found a gem". McCarthy was previously an assistant coach for a season in the Belgian Pro League at Sint Truiden before his contract was terminated. M...

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  • Who are the DUP? A Northern Irishman's view
Who are the DUP? A Northern Irishman's view

Meanwhile, the Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan, will meet the Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire at Stormont later today. Her party colleague Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, who romped home in Lagan Valley, said the DUP was willing to talk with the Conservatives in the event of a hung parliament.

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  • Claims to Know What Trump Really Told Comey During Private Flynn Discussion
Claims to Know What Trump Really Told Comey During Private Flynn Discussion

During that meeting, Comey said Trump asked him to stop investigating former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had been forced to resign the day before after failing to disclose meetings with the Russian ambassador. There had been some question as to whether the hearing would be open to the public, but the Justice Department said Mon...

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  • David Davis backs May, says Brexit talks will start June 19
David Davis backs May, says Brexit talks will start June 19

In throwing away her majority on an early election , May has lost control of the Conservative Party, Parliament , her policy manifesto and Brexit. Already there are expectations that the Queen's Speech, which would outline the government's legislative agenda for next year, will be delayed from next Monday.

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  • DUP meet May in London as concern grows about implications for Stormont
DUP meet May in London as concern grows about implications for Stormont

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon disclosed that senior ministers had confronted Mrs May and told her she had to change the way she operates. "Obviously until we have that we can't agree the final details of the Queen's Speech", said May's deputy Damian Green, referring to a an agreement with the DUP.

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  • Donald Trump to be sued over foreign government payments
Donald Trump to be sued over foreign government payments

The provision bars the president and other government employees from accepting foreign gifts and payments without congressional approval. On the other hand, Attorney General Frosh, said , "We can not treat a president's ongoing violations of the Constitution and disregard for the rights of the American people as the new and acceptable status q...

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  • Michael Gove: UK needs 'maximum possible consensus' on Brexit
Michael Gove: UK needs 'maximum possible consensus' on Brexit

Details of which elements of the manifesto might be dropped have not been confirmed, but it is thought that Mrs May's poorly-received proposals for funding social care and her cherished ambition to open new grammar schools may have to be ditched.

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  • IS chemical weapons capability degraded
IS chemical weapons capability degraded

Military officials told CNN there have been more than 15 chemical weapons attacks since April 14 in or around West Mosul. Much of the group's chemical attacks have centered on areas in or around the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, which the group is close to losing to Iraqi and Kurdish forces.

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  • Donald Trump's Revised Travel Ban Just Took Another Hit
Donald Trump's Revised Travel Ban Just Took Another Hit

President Donald Trump's revised executive order on immigration suffered another major setback Monday, when a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously in favor of Hawaii to uphold a preliminary injunction against the travel ban .

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  • Sheyi Ojo's frightening pace in England's World Cup triumph goes viral
Sheyi Ojo's frightening pace in England's World Cup triumph goes viral

Woodman, who saved a Adalberto Penaranda penalty in England's World Cup final victory over Venezuela on Sunday, will return to training with Newcastle next month and is hopeful of being given a chance in the future. However, the South Americans were becoming increasing more risky and were given a golden opportunity to get back into the match ...

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  • Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron to have talks
Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron to have talks

While those rules remain under consideration, German chancellor Angela Merkel has pushed for Europe-wide laws of the same kind, and over the weekend, at a speech in Mexico, argued for regulations that could be enforced on an global basis. "Any system that doesn't use checks and balances is unsafe", Gardner said. After being sworn in, Macron immed...

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  • Puerto Rico vota para ser el estado 51 de EU
Puerto Rico vota para ser el estado 51 de EU

Pero la consulta es boicoteada por el Partido Popular Democrático (PPD ), que defiende el estatus actual, así como por el Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño ( PIP ), que la considera "una farsa". La recesión ya dura una década y ha causado que cerca de medio millón de puertorriqueños haya emigrado a territorio continental de Estados Unidos ...

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  • 500 km Chinese funded Mombasa-Nairobi railway project begins operation
500 km Chinese funded Mombasa-Nairobi railway project begins operation

By GCR Staff0 CommentsThe president of Kenya yesterday flagged off the first cargo train to ride the new standard gauge railway (SGR) between the coastal city of Mombasa and the capital, Nairobi . The tickets work out cheaper than buses. For decades, Kenyans wanting to travel by rail from Mombasa to Nairobi were forced to use the so-call...

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  • Senators to push Sessions for details during Tuesday hearing
Senators to push Sessions for details during Tuesday hearing

Fired FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee marked the full shift of the Trump-Russia investigation from a probe dedicated to discovering collusion to a probe dedicated to proving the president obstructed justice.

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  • Russia Launches Missile Strikes Targeting Islamic State in Syria
Russia Launches Missile Strikes Targeting Islamic State in Syria

Russian warship and submarine have fired four cruise missiles from the Mediterranean at Islamic State targets near the Syrian city of Palmyra, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. This is just the most recent Russian strike against ISIS. The U.S.is telling pro-Syrian government forces to move away from an area near the Jordan border where the ...

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