• United Kingdom said to accept European Union call that Brexit talks focus on split
United Kingdom said to accept European Union call that Brexit talks focus on split

But Mr Davis insisted the United Kingdom still wants to negotiate its future trade relationship with the European Union "alongside" talks on the terms for Brexit , which he said was the process set out in Article 50 of the European Union treaties.

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  • Assassination List Found On James Hodgkinson's Body
Assassination List Found On James Hodgkinson's Body

Jeff Duncan, and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks. Contacted by AL.com on Friday, Brooks said he has been told to refer all questions to the Capitol Police for comment. Her husband was at home all day with them, she said, and she thought he might have wanted a break. Scalise's doctor, Jack Sava, said Scalise will need further operations but he is ex...

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  • Sen. Murphy: Trump's Policy is to 'Do the Opposite'
Sen. Murphy: Trump's Policy is to 'Do the Opposite'

The biggest change in travel policy will be that Americans making educational people-to-people trips, one of the most popular authorized categories, can no longer go to the island on their own but only in groups. Many government officials and their supporters saw the Obama policy as an attempt to lull Cuba into complacency and undermine the found...

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  • UK Election: What's Next for the Hung Parliament?
UK Election: What's Next for the Hung Parliament?

While both Labour and the Conservatives have ruled out a second referendum on Brexit and seem to both favour a "hard" Brexit, the Labour Party has not been explicit about many of its aims on the issue. "We need a government that can act", EU Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger told German broadcaster Deutschlandfunk. The rattled PM said she...

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  • A few Father's Day thunderstorms, severe threat Monday
A few Father's Day thunderstorms, severe threat Monday

A similar day is expected for Saturday as you kick off your weekend. Today will be hot with temperatures climbing into the upper 80s under partly cloudy skies. The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted areas of western CT in an "enhanced risk" for severe thunderstorms and eastern CT in a "slight risk" for severe thunderstorms.

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  • Grothman: Trump made the right choice on climate agreement
Grothman: Trump made the right choice on climate agreement

Trump announced last week that the US would pull out of the historic climate agreement, which was signed under former President Obama. The decision has drawn a negative reaction from around the world with world leaders vowing to enhance their commitment to the landmark accord.

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  • In DC, a ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems
In DC, a ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

Griner, Bailey and a third officer, Henry Cabrera, engaged the gunman nearly immediately, and Alexandria Police officers quickly added support upon arriving at the scene, eventually fatally wounding the alleged gunman, identified by federal law enforcement sources to CNN as James Hodgkinson .

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  • Trump unveils new restrictions on travel, business with Cuba
Trump unveils new restrictions on travel, business with Cuba

After targeting his predecessor Barack Obama's legacies in global trade and climate change, U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday announced plans to roll back parts of Obama-era's opening with Cuba. The "wet foot, dry foot" policy, which once let most Cuban migrants stay if they made it to U.S. soil but was terminated under Obama, will remain termi...

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  • DUP leader calls for 'sensible Brexit'
DUP leader calls for 'sensible Brexit'

They also said the rally would protest the DUP's record on "access to abortion", and that if the deal goes through the Conservatives would be joining with a party "known to promote policy which restricts the rights of women and LGBT people".

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  • Injured officer throws out 1st pitch at Congressional baseball g
Injured officer throws out 1st pitch at Congressional baseball g

He's a great ballplayer, and this is this very game that sparked a friendship with his home-state colleague Steve Scalise . One of the Capitol Police officers injured in Wednesday's shooting has thrown out the first pitch at the congressional baseball game - to thunderous applause.

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  • Maryland, DC attorneys general sue Trump over businesses
Maryland, DC attorneys general sue Trump over businesses

Congressional Democrats argue they have standing because the Constitution's foreign emoluments clause bars the president from taking compensation from foreign governments without Congress' consent. The plaintiffs argue they have standing to sue because the clause says only Congress may approve foreign gifts and payments. This is not the...

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  • Did Trump Just Admit He's Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?
Did Trump Just Admit He's Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice?

Comey has now finally confirmed publicly what he repeatedly told President Trump privately: That is, that the president was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference", Kasowitz said . After a seven hour rest from Twitter, Trump then fired up again at his election rival. Dianne Feinstein says in a letter to Grassl...

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  • United Kingdom finance minister Hammond seeks 'pragmatic' Brexit
United Kingdom finance minister Hammond seeks 'pragmatic' Brexit

A week after May lost her majority in an election she had called in the hope of strengthening her hand in the talks, some fellow Conservatives want her to focus more on limiting the damage to business and less on cutting immigration and other ties to the European Union when Britain leaves the bloc in March 2019.

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  • Protest Erupts Over Yanez Verdict; I-94 Blocked in St. Paul
Protest Erupts Over Yanez Verdict; I-94 Blocked in St. Paul

Paul suburb of Falcon Heights. He had been charged with second-degree manslaughter and endangering safety by discharging a firearm in the shooting. Castile's death gathered widespread attention after his girlfriend broadcast the shooting's aftermath via Facebook Live.

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  • Ireland elects Varadkar as youngest and first ever gay prime minister
Ireland elects Varadkar as youngest and first ever gay prime minister

On Wednesday afternoon, Varadkar will meet President Michael D. Higgins to sign the papers that officially make him Prime Minister. Even though the center-right party tends to be more socially conservative, many of its top members supported Varadkar because of his personality, background, and political experience.

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  • Britain can stay in EU but perks will end: Verhofstadt
Britain can stay in EU but perks will end: Verhofstadt

He poured a massive bucket of cold water on the plan by the PM as she tries to hammer out a deal and shore up her ailing Government. "We also respect the other parties' mandates, we want to get back to an executive that has all the parties around the table to collectively take decisions".

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  • New York Times files lawsuit seeking Comey's Trump memos
New York Times files lawsuit seeking Comey's Trump memos

They include Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, and his former deputy director, Richard Ledget, the Post reported. Gingrich, the former House speaker whose wife is seeking Senate approval to become the USA ambassador to the Vatican, continued to defend Trump Thursday morning.

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  • Tories 'putting party before peace' in Northern Ireland, says Lord Hain
Tories 'putting party before peace' in Northern Ireland, says Lord Hain

A deal between the government and the Democratic Unionist party will not be announced on Wednesday because of the calamitous fire that engulfed a tower block in west London . Mrs Foster said: "There's been a lot of commentary around the issues that we are talking about and it won't surprise anyone that we are talking about matters that pertain, ...

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  • UK Said to Accede to EU Demand Brexit Talks Tackle Split First
UK Said to Accede to EU Demand Brexit Talks Tackle Split First

Theresa May , the Prime Minister, wants Britain to leave both. "It is the only way to unite the country and strengthen our bargaining power with the European Union". May's finance minister, Philip Hammond , said on Friday that Britain should prioritise protecting jobs and economic growth. The talks are taking place three months after Prime Mini...

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  • The complex issues of the Russian Federation probe, special counsel
The complex issues of the Russian Federation probe, special counsel

There's also the fact that Trump admitted in a televised interview to firing the former FBI Director to end the Russian Federation probe, but why let that get in the way of things when you have a DOJ employee to kick around? All previous investigations have mostly been about Russia's meddling in the presidential election, and, as James Comey conf...

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