• Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna
Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna

France's environment minister, Nicolas Hulot , said he hoped many countries would follow France's lead in scaling up their pledges and accelerating the timetable on implementing Paris benchmarks in response to the US withdrawal. Instead, the USA was mentioned in a footnote touting its goals of a "strong" economy and "healthy" environment, and w...

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  • Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'
Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

One key player on the European Union side told Sky News: Everybody had thought: as of now we are on a roller coaster with some crisis but at least the end point is a withdrawal treaty and uncertainty should evaporate over time . As May attempts to cobble together a majority, the EU's Barnier said he will hold talks with British envoy Olly Robbins ...

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  • 'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'
'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'

AN EMOTIONAL TRIBUTE was paid to the victims of the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London ahead of this evening's friendly between France and England in Paris . Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting to hold on to her job today (9 June) as British voters denied her the stronger mandate she had sought to lead the country into divorce t...

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  • Theresa May vows to stay on election blow
Theresa May vows to stay on election blow

He said May was chosen by the Conservative Party last autumn to be the safe pair of hands that would navigate Britain through the hard waters of Brexit . The Labour Party won 261 seats, a gain of 29, while the Scottish National Party wound up with 35, a loss of 21. But the uncertainty of a hung parliament has raised concerns about Britain's abili...

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  • UK Government 'absolutely steadfast' in commitment to peace process - Theresa May
UK Government 'absolutely steadfast' in commitment to peace process - Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May has made a joke at her own expense as Britain's House of Commons got underway - a reflection of her new humility following a disastrous snap election in which she lost her majority. As Mrs May attempts to cobble together a majority, the EU's Michel Barnier said he would hold talks with British envoy Oliver Robbins o...

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  • Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal
Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal

The talks with the DUP follow May's apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting Monday which signaled she would be more open to consultation, particularly with business leaders demanding answers about the details on Britain's departure from the European Union .

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  • 17th Suspect Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing
17th Suspect Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing

The Manchester Evening News said the arrest took place at a petrol station not far from the Manchester Arena, where Salman Abedi carried out the suicide bombing on May 22. I really do feel for them. The duo, who were among those arrested by police in the aftermath of the bombing and since been released without charge, say they did not know abou...

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  • Trump thinking about firing special counsel Mueller
Trump thinking about firing special counsel Mueller

A report in The New York Times said the president had indeed weighed the possibility, was dissuaded by staff, and has since landed on the idea of simply pressuring Mueller by letting him know he could be fired. But Ruddy on Tuesday opened a new line of questions about Mueller's impartiality — the fact that Trump had considered Mueller for t...

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  • Hungary Tightens Rules on Foreign-funded NGOs, Defying EU
Hungary Tightens Rules on Foreign-funded NGOs, Defying EU

Under the legislation drafted by right-wing populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government and pushed through by Fidesz, such must register with the authorities and declare their foreign funding. Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose country will build and finance a big new nuclear power plant in central Hungary , is expected to visit Hunga...

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  • Qatar edge South Korea to keep 2018 FIFA World Cup hopes alive
Qatar edge South Korea to keep 2018 FIFA World Cup hopes alive

World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar improbably kept alive their slim hopes of qualifying for next year's tournament in Russian Federation with a thrilling victory over South Korea on Tuesday. The show of support for Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani came after several Gulf nations and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed economic sanctions on Doha f...

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  • Have investors already priced in Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc's (KW) growth?
Have investors already priced in Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc's (KW) growth?

AlphaOne also assigned news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 66 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. shares traded was 733621. However, the merger faced criticism, with major shareholder Soros Fund Management LLC issuing an ...

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  • Bill Cosby sex case jury to resume deliberations
Bill Cosby sex case jury to resume deliberations

Cosby also faces up to $25,000 in fines if convicted, and would have to register as a sex offender. Prosecutors at his trial have focused mostly on what happened one night in 2004 at his gated estate in suburban Philadelphia. Prosecutors are poised to give their closing argument Monday afternoon. Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault t...

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  • Maryland, DC attorneys general sue Trump over business ties
Maryland, DC attorneys general sue Trump over business ties

Attorney General Racine emphasized that the United States is a nation of law and no one including the President is above the law. "The President's conflict of interests threaten our country". They argue Trump has been breaking the Emoluments Clause which bans the US President from receiving any payments or benefits from foreign governments.

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  • Korea welcomes N. Korea's release of US detainee
Korea welcomes N. Korea's release of US detainee

Securing Warmbier's release "was a big priority" for President Donald Trump , who worked "very hard and very closely" with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. Nearly immediately on taking office in January, Trump and his team - having been briefed by the outgoing president Barack Obama - declared the Nort...

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  • Tory-DUP pact closer after 'constructive' No 10 talks
Tory-DUP pact closer after 'constructive' No 10 talks

He also suggested that the Scottish Tories led by Ruth Davidson could also add to the pressure on Mrs May to change course. "The people of Britain have had a bellyful of promises and politicking", he wrote in The Sun tabloid. Mrs May is currenty planning to stay on as Conservative party leader - but is that the right decison? She said: "I thi...

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  • What was James Comey thinking when he met with Trump?
What was James Comey thinking when he met with Trump?

The Justice Department and multiple United States congressional committees are investigating Russia's actions in the 2016 presidential election and questions about possible collusion between Russian officials and Trump campaign associates.

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  • Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan
Mattis to decide troop levels in Afghanistan

There are currently 8,500 USA troops in Afghanistan, and proposals are expected to add between 3,000 and 5,000 more troops to the war, now in its 16th year. The defense secretary also warned that North Korea has become the most urgent threat to peace and security, and said - without giving details - that America must do things differently in Afghan...

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  • American student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea
American student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea

Yun was then dispatched to North Korea and visited Warmbier with two doctors on Monday, and demanded his release on humanitarian grounds. Rodman still went through with a plan to take a group of retired National Basketball Association players to North Korea for an exhibition game, which he called a "birthday present" for his "best friend" Kim.

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  • Highlights of Dennis Rodman's past visits to North Korea
Highlights of Dennis Rodman's past visits to North Korea

President Donald Trump has faced growing tensions with North Korea , which has conducted a series of ballistic missile tests in defiance of U.S. and worldwide sanctions. The official referred to them as "hostages". Yun then met last week with the North Korean ambassador at the U.N.in NY. Following the May meeting in Oslo, North Korea urgen...

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  • Senators Accuse Sessions Of 'Stonewalling' On Russia Inquiry
Senators Accuse Sessions Of 'Stonewalling' On Russia Inquiry

Sessions contradicted Comey's testimony that he never heard any feedback from Sessions about his meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office. Trump has suggested there might be tapes of his encounters with Comey; Comey said last week that, "lordy", he hopes there are. A Trump confidant, Chris Ruddy, told "PBS NewsHour" on Mond...

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