• Environment G7 working to overcome US No
Environment G7 working to overcome US No

The president's decision to pull the U.S. out of the world's first comprehensive agreement on tackling climate change and seek renegotiated terms "fair" to America drew widespread global condemnation earlier this month. He had to return to Washington for a Cabinet meeting. His aides stayed for the rest of the meeting. This was the fifth meeti...

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  • US Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel off coast of Japan
US Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel off coast of Japan

The destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan and injuries have been reported according to the Navy . Japan provides bases as well as financial and material support to US forces to maintain stability in the region.

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  • Thirty confirmed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze as fury grows among survivors
Thirty confirmed dead in Grenfell Tower blaze as fury grows among survivors

A tenants' group had complained for years about the risk of a fire in the building, and authorities have refused to speculate on what could have started the blaze. "Share the food with everyone", a marshal encouraged, as local residents and those who had come to offer help sat cross-legged opposite each other as Muslim members of the diverse neighb...

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  • US Navy destroyer collides with merchant ship off Japan
US Navy destroyer collides with merchant ship off Japan

The Fitzgerald had limited propulsion after suffering damage on the starboard side below the water line and a USA defense official said there was flooding in three compartments. Japan Coast Guard official Takeshi Aikawa said the one known wounded sailor suffered a head injury, but details of his or her condition are not yet known.

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  • Teen Found Guilty of Manslaughter for Texting Suicidal Boyfriend
Teen Found Guilty of Manslaughter for Texting Suicidal Boyfriend

Roy had followed her instruction and placed himself in the toxic environment of that truck", Moniz said from the bench. Carter is not allowed to obtain a passport or leave MA, nor can she contact Roy's family. "This court, having reviewed the evidence, now finds you guilty on the indictment charging you with involuntary manslaughter ", Mr...

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  • Protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire
Protesters storm local town hall after deadly London fire

The architecture firm involved in the renovation, Studio E, said in a statement that it would be "inappropriate" to comment on Grenfell Tower but the firm was cooperating with authorities. It is thought that contractors chose the cheaper, more combustible version for Grenfell, which has a polyethylene core and is known as PE. The report recomme...

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  • Mosul displaced hit by food poisoning
Mosul displaced hit by food poisoning

The IS-held enclave in Mosul has shrunk to two districts along the western banks of the Tigris river - the densely populated Old City centre and the Medical City. The restaurant owner was arrested. Thirteen camps have been established by the UNHCR to deal with the flow of the internally displaced people fleeing the city.

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  • Palestinian attackers killed after killing Israeli officer
Palestinian attackers killed after killing Israeli officer

The second attack reportedly happened outside the tourist landmark Zedekiah's Cave several dozen yards away, with the stabber swinging wildly at passersby. Halevi said that in the wake of the attacks, the police will consider re-imposing some of the restrictions that were lifted to allow more Muslims from the West Bank and Gaza to arrive for pray...

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  • Queen Elizabeth, Prince William visit London fire site
Queen Elizabeth, Prince William visit London fire site

After her visit, Mrs May said: "Everyone affected by this tragedy needs reassurance that the Government is there for them at this bad time - and that is what I am determined to provide". "Something's gone wrong here, something's gone drastically wrong", Communities and Local Government Minister Sajid Javid told BBC radio. The Guardian newspaper...

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  • UK's May confident on power-saving deal
UK's May confident on power-saving deal

Brexit Secretary David Davis said he still expects the talks to begin next week and Theresa May insisted on Tuesday the timetable remains on track. 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 busine...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia
Federation Internationale de Football Association targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

Originally built as an enclosed facility, it has undergone a conversion to host Confederations Cup and World Cup matches. However results in recent friendlies - a 3-0 win in Hungary and a 1-1 draw with Copa America holders Chile - have given the country's football fans some hope.

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  • Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday
Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday

Whether the prime minister does or does not tweak her approach to the single market or seek a close but bespoke customs union agreement for Britain, the talks will be no less complex or hard. "That has always been our first aim and that is what we will do". "We haven't negotiated, we haven't progressed". Chancellor Philip Hammond said the Gover...

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  • London tower block fire protesters storm town hall
London tower block fire protesters storm town hall

Organizers handed out fliers that read, "Your anger must be heard". Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited an aid distribution site Friday for the tower's residents and met with volunteers. "I will help you from up there". One of the first victims was named as 23-year-old Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali, with the Syria Solidarity Ca...

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  • United Kingdom treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit
United Kingdom treasury chief: economy should be main focus in Brexit

The announcement of the formal start of discussions was agreed on Thursday between Britain's Brexit minister David Davis and the European Commission's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier . "The risk is that Northern Ireland continues to fail to find solutions, and potentially the peace process unwinds", Simon Usherwood, senior politics lect...

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  • What would happen if Trump tried to fire special counsel Mueller
What would happen if Trump tried to fire special counsel Mueller

Sessions previously recused himself from any involvement in the Russian Federation investigation due to his role as a prominent campaign adviser and surrogate. Last month, Gingrich had tweeted: " Robert Mueller is superb choice to be special counsel". "His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity", Gingrich said at the time.

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  • Queen Elizabeth to inaugurate new session of parliament June 21
Queen Elizabeth to inaugurate new session of parliament June 21

The Queen has not missed a day at Royal Ascot since her coronation in June 1953, but will be required to lay out the government's legislative agenda for the next five years in the Queen's Speech on Wednesday. Delegations from Northern Irish Parties met the Prime Minister at Downing Street to express their concern at the impact a deal with the DUP...

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  • May to meet Northern Ireland parties amid DUP deal concerns
May to meet Northern Ireland parties amid DUP deal concerns

While DUP leader Arlene Foster has now left for Northern Ireland , leaving party colleagues to continue hammering out the details of the arrangement with the Conservatives, the other four main parties at Stormont confirmed they would meet Mrs May on Thursday afternoon.

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  • What are the key issues in the Brexit negotiations?
What are the key issues in the Brexit negotiations?

But an alliance between May and a pro-Union party like the DUP could undermine the confidence of Northern Ireland's Catholics in the process and revive tensions in an area bordering the EU. May would remain the prime minister of the country while the DUP MPs would play a critical role in helping the Conservatives remain in power. An agreement w...

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  • Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself
Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself

Mueller, and an investigative team, are interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of the probe, which now includes Trump's possible attempt to obstruct justice. But it's part of the President's mindset that he's under siege and he's going to fight like he always has. The order also covers separate inquiries into several key Trump associate...

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  • Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting
Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

Our friends in Louisiana alerted us to a nationwide blood drive being held for Rep. Steve Scalise who was shot Wednesday while practicing for the Congressional baseball game . "Authorities are continuing to investigate the crime and the assailant has now died from his injuries", President Donald Trump said from the White House Wednesday mo...

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