• Australia halts air strikes over Syria amid US-Russia tensions
Australia halts air strikes over Syria amid US-Russia tensions

Russian Federation also said it was halting communications with the U.S. aimed at preventing such incidents. A public war of words between Washington and Moscow continued late Monday as the US said it had a "right to self defense" in Syria near the eastern city of Raqqa after Russian Federation warned it would treat USA coalition aircraft as ta...

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  • David Davis: 'Solid foundation' laid for Brexit talks
David Davis: 'Solid foundation' laid for Brexit talks

Those were, he said, the rights of expatriate citizens and problems of a new EU-UK border, notably cutting across Ireland . His tone was less confrontational than that of Prime Minister Theresa May , who repeatedly said no deal with the European Union was better than a bad deal before she was weakened by failing to win a parliamentary majorit...

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  • Adele visits firefighters who rescued Grenfell Tower residents
Adele visits firefighters who rescued Grenfell Tower residents

The Bishop of Kensington, Dr Graham Tomlin, who also attended the talks, said "strong words were said". At least 79 people are missing, presumed dead, after the 24-storey block was incinerated, police said on Monday morning, adding that figure may change.

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  • Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely
Georgia race finally heads to voters; DC watching closely

Karen Handel is getting more backup from national Republicans in the final hours of Georgia's tight 6th Congressional race. "Democrats saw an opportunity, so they went all in", said Randy Evans, a Republican National Committeeman from Georgia.

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  • UK To Announce Position On EU Citizens' Rights This Week
UK To Announce Position On EU Citizens' Rights This Week

Both EU negotiator Michel Barnier and his United Kingdom counterpart David Davis said they were heartened by the first day of talks on Monday and insisted the tight deadlines were tough but achievable. Brexit Secretary David Davis and European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier said discussions would be split into three stages: citizen rights, t...

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  • Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban
Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

Social media facilitates communication and access to information, Kennedy argued, so its access can not be revoked, even for convicted criminals. "Social media users employ these websites to engage in a wide array of protected First Amendment activity on topics 'as diverse as human thought, ' " Justice Kennedy wrote for the court.

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  • We must make Brexit talks a success
We must make Brexit talks a success

Senior Cabinet figures have refused to say how long they expect the Prime Minister to remain in No 10 amid claims that successors are being lined up in readiness for a swift leadership campaign. Brexit negotiations begin after almost a whole year of speculation and build up. The EU and Britain on Monday launched the long-awaited Brexit talks a...

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  • Trump Condemns 'Brutal' North Korean Regime After Death Of Student
Trump Condemns 'Brutal' North Korean Regime After Death Of Student

In a statement issued shortly after his public remarks, Mr Trump said he extended his "deepest condolences" to the Warmbier family. It's a brutal regime, and we'll be able to handle it, " said President Donald Trump. Warmbier arrived in North Korea from Beijing as a tourist on December 25, 2015. He had suffered severe brain damage during his ca...

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  • Modi attends BJP Parliamentary Board meeting
Modi attends BJP Parliamentary Board meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah will attend the meeting. The saffron party has maintained a odd secrecy over the choice of its candidate, baffling not just the Opposition but also some allies. Mr Shah has rejected opposition claims that the government came without names and they want cooperation, not consensus. The BJ...

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  • Congressman Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition
Congressman Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

And even as the fans rose as one to cheer Scalise's name and the Capitol Police, there was no mistaking the lusty cheers for their own side as the game progressed. David Bailey walked to the pitcher's mound on crutches and former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre handed him the game ball. The man who shot Scalise and others at the baseball pract...

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  • Presidential Election 2017: BJP Parliamentary board to discuss Presidential nominee
Presidential Election 2017: BJP Parliamentary board to discuss Presidential nominee

Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its saffron ally in Maharashtra , the Shiv Sena could not reach a consensus on the Presidential elections and the candidates for the coveted post. During his address, Thackeray took potshots at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over his remarks that some political parties were behind the recent ...

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  • Tories will achieve
Tories will achieve "sensible" deal with DUP, says Chris Grayling

Despite this, Mrs Leadsom, who stood against Mrs May during the Conservative Party leadership contest previous year, supported her boss and said she is extremely optimistic a free trade deal can be reached by March 2019. With May's electoral gamble backfiring, does she still have a mandate? My letter to David Davis . We would have to work out ...

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  • US Supreme Court tackles Wis. political boundaries
US Supreme Court tackles Wis. political boundaries

Lawmakers said they ignored race in redrawing the state's congressional districts and focused exclusively on party affiliation, yet the result is the same: divided communities and rigged elections that continue to deny North Carolina voters of their constitutional right to have a voice in choosing their representatives.

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  • BJP's Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray
BJP's Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray

It may be recalled that he had issued strong statements following the Mandsaur incident in which he had said that if agriculture goes wrong, nothing will go right. However, in spite of the bonhomie that was on display Sunday, the Sena remains miffed about the cold shoulder that it has been receiving by the BJP leadership in Maharashtra as well as t...

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  • Stumped by BJP's Presidential pick, Mayawati, opposition focus on Kovind's 'RSS' background
Stumped by BJP's Presidential pick, Mayawati, opposition focus on Kovind's 'RSS' background

A lawyer by profession, Kovind had also been BJP Scheduled Caste Morcha chief (1998-2002) and president of the All-India Koli Samaj. The Bihar Governor's candidature has put Nitish Kumar's JD (U) in a fix as it feels that the party could not be seen opposing a Dalit.

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  • Adele visits Grenfell Tower firefighters
Adele visits Grenfell Tower firefighters

ET) to honor the victims of the fire - a painfully familiar ritual after the country has been hit by three deadly attacks by Islamist extremists in London and Manchester since March. "But we will do it with our utmost professionalism and we will do everything we can as quickly as we can to locate everybody who is in there". He said a team of 25...

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  • Brexit: EU negotiator warns United Kingdom 'I can't negotiate with myself'
Brexit: EU negotiator warns United Kingdom 'I can't negotiate with myself'

May also reaffirmed the timetable for the country's departure from the European Union remains on track after talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Guy Verhofstadt‏ suggested the United Kingdom will need to radically diminish itself to undo the triggering of Article 50, as Alice in Wonderland, in the Lewis Carol book, had to shri...

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  • Lookout for Price Target? Commercial Metals Company (CMC), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
Lookout for Price Target? Commercial Metals Company (CMC), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of OXY . Rodgers Brothers owns 0.09% invested in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) for 3,361 shares. On Wednesday, June 7 the insider BURGHER CEDRIC W. bought $101,745. In our current pick, Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY ) has weekly volatility of 2.27%% while ...

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  • Paris Attacker 'Downed' After Crashing Into Police Car
Paris Attacker 'Downed' After Crashing Into Police Car

The driver who attacked police on the Champs-Elysees on Monday was a 31-year-old man who had been on a security watchlist since 2015 for membership of "the radical Islamist movement", sources close to the probe said. A bomb squad was later seen at the wreck. Leonard Odihe said he saw officers break into the auto, pull the man out and throw two we...

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  • Van crashes into London crowd causing numerous casualties, police say
Van crashes into London crowd causing numerous casualties, police say

Early police caution about declaring the incident to be terrorist-related was interpreted by the community as discriminatory. The van reportedly came down the street, mounted the curb and drove into the crowd, according to the BBC . We will focus on reports from police officials and other authorities, credible news outlets and reporters who are ...

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