• #Brexit negotiations begin - European Parliament reactions
#Brexit negotiations begin - European Parliament reactions

Nearly exactly a year after Britain's seismic referendum to leave the bloc, the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier of France, welcomed his counterpart David Davis with a cheery handshake at the European Commission in Brussels. But EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, are also determined ...

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  • Crestfallen that Donald Trump rolling back detente: Cubans
Crestfallen that Donald Trump rolling back detente: Cubans

Under the policies put in place by the Obama administration since March of 2016, when the president visited Havana , the influx of American tourists to Cuba created a lot of jobs and boosted the income of what is now a growing Cuban middle class.

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  • Trump announces he's being investigated for firing FBI Director
Trump announces he's being investigated for firing FBI Director

Administration officials and the president's advisers are anxious Trump's tweets and public statements about the Russian Federation probe will trigger additional damaging leaks, but they said he can not stop talking about the investigation, reported Politico .

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  • So, President Trump isn't under investigation after all?
So, President Trump isn't under investigation after all?

Donald Trump has now hired Christian right lawyer Jay Sekulow , whose track record of lying is nearly as bad as his own , and is sending him out to defend him in the media. While total silence won't work, a more measured public approach may be prudent, Dillon said. Rubio, who also appeared on CBS, said "that's not going to happen" when asked w...

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  • Car rams police van on Champs-Elysees, suspect dead
Car rams police van on Champs-Elysees, suspect dead

Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said a auto hit the leading vehicle in a line of police vans as they headed down the Champs-Elysees, near the Grand Palais exhibition hall. Bomb squads are combing the area and the nearest subway station is closed to the public. France has been under a state of emergency since the November 2015 attacks by Islami...

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  • Vehicle hits pedestrians near London mosque, causing casualties
Vehicle hits pedestrians near London mosque, causing casualties

May chaired an emergency response meeting Monday morning. Nine others were injured and taken to the hospital. The attack took place after worshipers had finished prayers during the holy month of Ramadan. -The Finsbury Park Mosque "condemns in the strongest terms" a "heinous terrorist attack " early Monday, according to a statement released b...

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  • Georgia GOP district chairman: Baseball practice shooting will win us the election
Georgia GOP district chairman: Baseball practice shooting will win us the election

It was an ugly, last-minute twist in the Ossoff-Handel contest for the U.S. House of Representatives seat vacated by Tom Price , who resigned after becoming Trump's secretary of the Health and Human Services Department. "This race is neck and neck, and over the next four days our campaign is going to continue to work as hard as we ever have to e...

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  • Driver faces terrorism charges in London mosque attack
Driver faces terrorism charges in London mosque attack

Most of the victims are thought to have left the Muslim Welfare House on Seven Sisters Road after Taraweeh prayers held during the holy month of Ramadan when the van mounted the pavement. British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the incident in a statement made on Monday morning, describing it as " sickening ". "It was a van that mounte...

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  • Death toll in London apartment fire raised to 79
Death toll in London apartment fire raised to 79

Flames engulfed the building in less than an hour early on June 14, trapping many residents before firefighters could reach them. Cundy said the search and recovery operation was ongoing in the burnt-out 24-storey tower, which was built in 1974 and had received a major refurbishment that was completed previous year.

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  • Dutch send refueling plane to anti-IS coalition
Dutch send refueling plane to anti-IS coalition

Air Force F-16 shot down a Serbian Mig-29. The US-led coalition called its attack on the Syrian army's jet "collective self-defense", adding that it contacted the Russian military to de-escalate the situation after the incident. "And we'll see if that's true here in the coming hours, because all of our operations in and around Raqqa and sou...

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  • Scattered thunderstorms, milder temperatures ahead this week for metro Detroit
Scattered thunderstorms, milder temperatures ahead this week for metro Detroit

Storms will be scattered with heavy downpours, frequent lightning, and winds up to 50+ miles per hour possible. Southwest wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. Friday: With a high near 86, partly sunny skies forecast during the day accompanies by a 40-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms; in the evening, a low around 76.

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  • No link between Palestinian Jerusalem attackers and any armed group -Israeli police
No link between Palestinian Jerusalem attackers and any armed group -Israeli police

The original report was titled: 'Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem , ' a headline that omitted the fact that the three perpetrators, who operated in two different scenes, were neutralized after they attempted to assault Israeli policemen and killed Staff Sgt.

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  • EU, UK agree Brexit talks principles: Barnier
EU, UK agree Brexit talks principles: Barnier

James Hookham, FTA's Deputy CEO, argued: "Exiting the customs union threatens the imposition of tariffs, border checks, Customs declarations and huge amounts of bureaucracy for the significant number of United Kingdom businesses that trade in the EU, and the logistics organisations that deliver it for them".

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  • House Dems question Flynn disclosures of Middle East travel
House Dems question Flynn disclosures of Middle East travel

The seven-page letter - which contains the signatures of Democratic ranking members of the House Oversight and Foreign Affairs committees, but no Republicans - is framed as a request to three companies Flynn allegedly represented in the effort.

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  • Van rams into worshippers at London mosque, 1killed
Van rams into worshippers at London mosque, 1killed

One man also died at the scene after falling ill for unrelated reasons just before the attacker struck. A 48-year-old man was arrested after the public apprehended him, as he left the van and tried to flee the scene. After the London Bridge attack, city mayor Sadiq Khan's office reported a 40 percent increase in racist incidents in the capital ...

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  • 79 people presumed dead in London fire
79 people presumed dead in London fire

There is potential for criminal charges so I will refrain from speculating as to the causes and why the fire spread so quickly in a way that building designs and safety regulations should never have allowed possible. Police have said criminal prosecutors will be pursued if there is evidence of wrongdoing. But on the streets, there is anger over whe...

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  • Syria conflict: Russian Federation issues warning after U.S. coalition downs jet
Syria conflict: Russian Federation issues warning after U.S. coalition downs jet

Tensions escalated on Sunday as the USA military brought down a Syrian military jet near Raqqa for bombing near us -allied forces on the ground, the first time Washington had carried out such an action in the multi-pronged civil war.

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  • 'This is for London Bridge', Finsbury Park attacker shouted
'This is for London Bridge', Finsbury Park attacker shouted

In an attack that British Muslims say was aimed directly at them, a man plowed a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday, injuring 10 people . "An attack on one faith is an attack on all faiths, it seems to me", said Reverend Adrian Newman, Bishop of Stepney, according to The Telegraph . The mo...

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  • Qatar Airways CEO warns of 'lasting wound'
Qatar Airways CEO warns of 'lasting wound'

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and a number of gulf nations on June 5 abruptly cut diplomatic and commercial ties with Qatar , home to a major USA military base in the region, citing a range of complaints from its ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and Iran to its funding of the Arab-language news agency Al-Jazeera.

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  • France's Macron reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM after Sunday's vote
France's Macron reappoints Edouard Philippe as PM after Sunday's vote

Having never held elected office, he seized upon the growing resentment towards a political elite perceived as out of touch, and on public frustration at their failure to create jobs and spur stronger growth to win the Elysee. Republicans leader Francois Baroin declared his party the main opposition and wished Macron "good luck" because he said he ...

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