• SNP to announce new Westminster leader
SNP to announce new Westminster leader

According to the newspaper, a third (34%) of those who voted Yes in the 2014 referendum on independence told pollsters the First Minister should drop the proposal. Ian Blackford, Joanna Cherry, Drew Hendry and Tommy Sheppard are all vying to succeed Angus Robertson after he lost his seat in the House of Commons in the general election.

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  • Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations
Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Roque, Vic. According to senior White House officials, Trump is also revisiting trade and travel policies towards Cuba, clamping down on individual people-to-people travel. Julian Martinez, 71 and retired, described Trump words as "extraordinary". But many wonder if tighter restrictions on visits to Cuba will deter US touri...

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  • Ariana Grande Debuts 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' Benefit Single
Ariana Grande Debuts 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' Benefit Single

Little Mix say it was an honour to be part of the "beautiful" One Love Manchester concert. The sold-out concert also featured Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams , Liam Gallagher , Katy Perry , Take That and more. Every artist had an emotional message, with common threads of togetherness and love prevailing; Grande wrapped up the...

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  • May orders inquiry into London fire
May orders inquiry into London fire

Firefighters are still searching for victims in the 24-story Grenfell Tower that went up in flames early Wednesday. In a report compiled before the Grenfell Tower disaster on Wednesday, the Building Research Establishment, which works for the Department of Communities and Local Government on fire investigations, said attempts to innovate with...

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  • DHS formally rolls back Obama's DAPA immigration program
DHS formally rolls back Obama's DAPA immigration program

Established by then-President Barack Obama in 2014, DAPA offered deportation reprieves and working papers to undocumented parents of children who are either USA citizens or have legal residency here and who have lived in the United States for at least five years.

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  • Theresa May called a 'coward' after meeting Grenfell fire victims
Theresa May called a 'coward' after meeting Grenfell fire victims

As she spoke to Sky News at the site of the fire in west London , Mrs Leadsom was confronted by a local resident, who said opportunities had been missed to make the 24-storey block safe following a report into the 2009 Lakanal House fire in Camberwell, south London .

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  • Yanez found not guilty in fatal shooting of Philando Castile
Yanez found not guilty in fatal shooting of Philando Castile

She said Friday that she was "incredibly disappointed with the jury's verdict". A jury found Officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty of one count of manslaughter and two counts of endangerment by intentionally shooting a firearm. There is shouting, and Yanez screams "Don't pull it out!" before he fires seven shots into the auto. She also acknowledged...

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  • Britain can rejoin the European Union but only on poorer terms
Britain can rejoin the European Union but only on poorer terms

Meanwhile, a deadly fire at a tower block in London could delay the announcement of any deal to stay in power, the BBC reported. The Democratic Unionist Party wants to attach its own conditions onto Brexit as part of its deal with the Conservatives - including the insistence on a "soft border" between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.

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  • Kellyanne Conway's husband: Trump tweets won't help travel ban pass
Kellyanne Conway's husband: Trump tweets won't help travel ban pass

Asked at a briefing if the President would disavow his intention to bar Muslims from entering the country, Spicer said, "r ight now the President is focused on making sure that we make the appropriate arguments to get the ban in place", insisting that the order was fully lawful.

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  • London blaze death toll reaches 30 as queen visits survivors
London blaze death toll reaches 30 as queen visits survivors

The Grenfell Tower housed about 600 people in 120 apartments. Still, the political fallout from the tragedy intensified as Members of Parliament demanded to know why fire safety standards at the tower had not been more rigorous. Entire families were missing, and the death toll is certain to rise. City council chiefs have also written to r...

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  • London fire: Theresa May pledges $6.4 million for survivors
London fire: Theresa May pledges $6.4 million for survivors

The Queen and Prince William visited a rest centre in west London helping those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire , as the official death toll nearly doubled to 30. May also said efforts are being made to provide new housing in London for people displaced by the fire. Theresa May is today visiting victims of the tragedy in hospital...

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  • UK treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit
UK treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit

Britain's Brexit minister David Davis will open divorce talks in Brussels next week with an offer to allow the three million European Union citizens living in Britain the same rights that they have now. "As we enter negotiations next week we will do so in a spirit of honest cooperation taking a pragmatic approach to trying to find a solution tha...

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  • Greece dodges new crisis but austerity remains part of life
Greece dodges new crisis but austerity remains part of life

But this was not enough for either the IMF or the European Central Bank, with the Fund deciding to wait with disbursements to Greece until the euro zone provides more clarity on debt relief. Macron wants to work with Germany to strengthen the 18-year-old common currency, which was almost wrecked by the sovereign debt crisis. Fund participatio...

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  • Minnesota Officer Acquitted In Motorist Shooting
Minnesota Officer Acquitted In Motorist Shooting

The jury began deliberations on Monday. Afterward, one of his attorneys, Tom Kelly, said the defense was "satisfied". John Thompson, who worked with Castile in St. The shooting drew widespread attention, mainly because Castile's girlfriend livestreamed the aftermath on Facebook. "I am incredibly disappointed with the jury's verdict".

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  • Local Resident Furious That Theresa May Ignored Grenfell Victims
Local Resident Furious That Theresa May Ignored Grenfell Victims

The investigation into the cause of the fire that has now been extinguished will take weeks, he added. Both royals had been talking to residents, with many still awaiting news of their loved ones amid fears the death toll could rise to 100.

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  • Newt Gingrich has no shame, thinks everyone has forgotten the 90s
Newt Gingrich has no shame, thinks everyone has forgotten the 90s

Steve Scalise (R-LA), to what he described as an "increasing intensity of hostility on the left". "If he wants to fire the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, all he has to do is fire him", Gingrich said during a brief speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

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  • Rep. Scalise undergoing a third surgery, fellow Rep
Rep. Scalise undergoing a third surgery, fellow Rep

In addition to Scalise, a police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were shot on Wednesday morning when a man opened fire as the Republican lawmakers practiced for the game in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Va. "The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding", a hospit...

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  • U.S. lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized
U.S. lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized

The annual congressional baseball game dates back to 1909, and Republicans and Democrats since then have each won an equal number of games - 39. The hospital said he would require additional operations and said he remained in critical condition as of Wednesday evening. " We understand he is lucky to be alive ", the family said, crediting Mi...

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  • Pres. Trump: I'm Nixing Obama's One-Sided Cuba Deal
Pres. Trump: I'm Nixing Obama's One-Sided Cuba Deal

The prohibition will exclude air and sea travel , however, which will leave current USA airlines and cruise companies doing business in Cuba unaffected, Reuters noted. "I think from the point of view of solidarity it's a positive step up till now", said Cuban activist Ramon Saul Sanchez, "but we still need to see what happens from now on".

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  • TDP MP faces probe for Vizag airport ruckus
TDP MP faces probe for Vizag airport ruckus

Following this, he was banned from flying by IndiGo, Air India, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, GoAir, AirAsia and Vistara. "On being informed by the airline staff that he was late and can not be issued a boarding pass, an enraged Reddy went to the IndiGo office next to the check-in counter and created a ruckus", an airline source told PTI.

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