• Britain Still Believes in Fantasies on Brexit
Britain Still Believes in Fantasies on Brexit

Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal: a deal for citizens living in each other's territory, border arrangements between Ireland and the United Kingdom and the amount that Britain will pay to get out of previous EU commitments.

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  • Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill
Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill

Senate Republicans released only a draft of their bill, with no analysis and no cost estimates. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). People are removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office as they protest proposed cuts to Medicaid, Thursday, June 22, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington .

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  • Trump denies obstruction of justice, rejects tape claims
Trump denies obstruction of justice, rejects tape claims

Sanders later explained, "I think that it was more about, you know, raising the question of doubt in general". Rumors also swirled around Washington that Trump was considering firing Mueller . On New Year's Eve, he claimed he knew "things that other people don't know" about foreign hacking of last year's election, and that the information woul...

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  • [Editorial] After Warmbier's death, North Korea must apologize and change its attitude
[Editorial] After Warmbier's death, North Korea must apologize and change its attitude

The Trump administration doesn't need an act of Congress to bar Americans from traveling to North Korea . Warmbier died Monday, just days after he returned to the U.S., and his funeral was held in his hometown in Ohio Thursday. Warmbier visited North Korea in January 2016 on a sightseeing tour. "While I greatly appreciate the efforts of Pres...

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  • Trump says he did not tape Federal Bureau of Investigation chief
Trump says he did not tape Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

The House Intelligence Committee is said to be investigating whether individuals affiliated with President Trump's 2016 campaign received stolen voter data obtained by election hackers during last year's race, according to multiple reports.

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  • Shooter of GOP lawmakers in Va. acted alone, no terror threat
Shooter of GOP lawmakers in Va. acted alone, no terror threat

Scalise was shot in the hip on June 14 when a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game . The FBI said in a statement the agency is actively investigating him to look at his associates, whereabouts and any activity on social media.

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  • North Korea says US student's death a 'mystery to us as well'
North Korea says US student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

Upon his return to the US, doctors who examined Warmbier said the former University of Virginia student had incurred significant brain damage and was in a state of " unresponsive wakefulness ". Vagonis, who dated Warmbier for more than a year before he left for North Korea, recalled how the two met at a party at Warmbier's apartment, where sh...

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  • Rand Paul on Healthcare Bill: 'No' on 'Obamacare-Lite'
Rand Paul on Healthcare Bill: 'No' on 'Obamacare-Lite'

If Republican leaders in Congress really meant what they said about unity and common objective last week after the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise, they'd slow down and craft a bipartisan plan with plenty of input from hospitals, doctors, patient groups and the general public.

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  • Deadly London tower blaze began in fridge freezer
Deadly London tower blaze began in fridge freezer

Insulation on the building also failed tests, the BBC reported . Police Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack said they were looking whether the use of the two materials was illegal and were, therefore, considering whether pursue manslaughter charges against those responsible.

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  • Militants cling to 20 percent of Philippines town after three-week siege
Militants cling to 20 percent of Philippines town after three-week siege

Security officials said they were also closely monitoring movements of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, which was establishing networks in the Davao region. "Based on the revelations of the trapped civilians we have (rescued), they are being used as orderlies to cook their food, to carry their munitions", military spokesman, Lieutenant-...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy weakens to tropical depression. Here's what to expect next
Tropical Storm Cindy weakens to tropical depression. Here's what to expect next

The swimmers entered the water even though Panama City Beach was flying double-red flags, warning of unsafe conditions and extremely rough surf. Leigh Anne Lynch said , "The water has risen so high it was fixing to get into our truck and we couldn't just let our truck sit there flood out so we gathered some of our belongings and we left".

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  • FBI Call Violence At MI Airport A Terrorist Attack
FBI Call Violence At MI Airport A Terrorist Attack

He said the primarily regional airport was "shut down and secure" and that no other threats had been identified. "Lieutenant Neville fought him right to the end, right until I was able to handcuff this person". Officials said Ftouhi entered the United States legally from Canada. Investigators are working to learn more about Ftouhi, whom they ...

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  • Finsbury Park terror attack suspect's mum and sister speaks out
Finsbury Park terror attack suspect's mum and sister speaks out

One man died at the scene, but police are still investigating if the death is directly related to the van attack . Police have been searching a residential address in Pentwyn, a suburb to the northeast of Cardiff, where Osborne has been listed as living.

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  • China's top diplomat holds talks with President Donald Trump on North Korea
China's top diplomat holds talks with President Donald Trump on North Korea

Trump , who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail, has turned to Beijing to help pressure its ally North Korea, prompting concern among Asian partners that the U.S. In the press conference, streamed live following the meeting with his and Mattis' Chinese counterparts, Tillerson called the North Korean issue the "most acute threat tod...

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  • DUP could potentially pull out of Tory deal if 'taken for granted'
DUP could potentially pull out of Tory deal if 'taken for granted'

The Queen will read the speech prepared for her by the government at 1130 Wednesday morning to a packed House of Lords containing not just peers but members of the Commons as well. According to Evening Standard , Michelle O'Neill, Sinn Fein leader in Northern Ireland , said , "We were very clear with the prime minister that any deal with hersel...

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  • North Korea: Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us'
North Korea: Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us'

South Korea's Defense Ministry said the bombers engaged in routine exercises with its fighter jets aimed at deterring the North. Tillerson urged China to help crack down on illicit North Korean activities that fund its nuclear and missile programmes, and said the Chinese had agreed their companies "should not do business" with sanctioned Nor...

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  • Grenfell Tower: Police reveal cause of blaze that killed at least 79
Grenfell Tower: Police reveal cause of blaze that killed at least 79

Manslaughter charges are among the offenses under consideration in the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze that killed 79 people , London police said Friday. That's the number I'm really anxious about", McCormack said. "Such are the safety concerns with the outcome of these tests we have immediately shared the data with the Department for Commu...

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  • North Korea says it is 'biggest victim,' denies torturing Otto Warmbier
North Korea says it is 'biggest victim,' denies torturing Otto Warmbier

The North Koreans had told USA officials that Warmbier slipped in a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. Mr. Warmbier returned to the United States in a coma last week, only to die six days later, with North Korean officials claiming his condition was caused by botulism and a sleeping pill.

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  • North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death
North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Kim Jong Un , the dictator who inherited rule of North Korea, seems ignorant of the rest of the world and particularly of how North Korea is perceived. North Korean officials originally claimed that Otto had become ill from botulism after his March trial and slipped into a coma after taking a sleeping pill.

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  • Macron party set for big win in France
Macron party set for big win in France

Few MPs are expected to be elected outright on Sunday. Based on the first-round results, candidates from Macron's LREM, a political party that barely existed one year ago, were projected to take between 415 and 445 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly next week.

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