• Trump visit to Britain omitted in Queen Elizabeth II's speech
Trump visit to Britain omitted in Queen Elizabeth II's speech

The government, May said in the statement, is committed to working with lawmakers, regional officials and others "to build the widest possible consensus" on Brexit after the hard divorce talks with the European Union opened Monday in Brussels.

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  • NSW coach Laurie Daley's surprising Origin admission
NSW coach Laurie Daley's surprising Origin admission

But few tipped the degree of dominance the Blues exerted. While the Maroons were as resilient and as tough as expected, it was New South Wales' inability to put a beaten Queensland team to the sword that will dominated discussion over the coming days and weeks.

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  • Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'
Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'

She described the support on the ground after the Grenfell Tower blaze as "not good enough", and said that it failed to help people when they need it the most. "My government's priority is to secure the best possible deal as the country leaves the European Union", the queen said in the speech. There was no mention of May's hugely controversial in...

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  • India Celebrates International Yoga Day
India Celebrates International Yoga Day

Donning a white T-shirt and loose pants, Modi also performed asanas along with over 50,000 yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzles. Officials said more than 55,000 Yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzle participated in the function.

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  • Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament
Macron to Secure Landslide Majority in French Parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron's party and its allies have won the biggest share of the vote in the first round of legislative elections on Sunday, according to official figures published by the Interior Ministry and based on a partial count of votes.

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  • UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack
UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

Members of the British parliament on Wednesday, held a minute of silence for the victims of deadly attacks in Manchester, London Bridge and Finsbury Park and also those who died in a fire that ravaged a London tower . His family said he had been "troubled" for a long time. The attack has raised tensions in London, which had already been struck by...

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  • Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast
Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

The NHC said Cindy has maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour and is moving northwest at a speed of 8 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning for coastal areas from San Luis Pass in Texas to the mouth of the Pearl River in Louisiana.

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  • Dowling & Yahnke LLC Has $3.30 Million Stake in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
Dowling & Yahnke LLC Has $3.30 Million Stake in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)

About shares traded. Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA) has risen 11.06% since June 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "buy" rating and set a $87.00 price objective on shares of Gilead Sciences in a report on Monday, April 24th. The firm has "Strong Buy" rating given on Thursday, ...

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  • Queen's Speech presents PM May's bills to take Britain out of EU
Queen's Speech presents PM May's bills to take Britain out of EU

The speech announced no fewer than eight bills to implement Brexit, and new legislation aimed at tackling extremist content online after the terror attacks. The state opening is taking place only days after another huge annual event, Trooping the Color, a celebration of the Queen's birthday. Both ceremonies take weeks of preparation and planning, a...

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  • Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda
Trump seizes on Republican victory in Georgia to push agenda

It was the most expensive race in U.S. House history, with Democrats spending $30 million to still come up short. The commander-in-chief then posted a third tweet , writing "Congratulations to Karen Handel on her big win in Georgia 6th".

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  • No autopsy for USA student detained by North Korea
No autopsy for USA student detained by North Korea

Kenneth Bae, who was arrested in 2012, sentenced to 15 years hard labour, then freed after a secret mission to Pyongyang led by then-US intelligence chief James Clapper, said he was reasonably well treated in prison as he was a diplomatic bargaining chip.

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  • May promises 'best possible deal' on Brexit
May promises 'best possible deal' on Brexit

Signaling the importance of Brexit negotiations with the European Union , set to continue until the spring of 2019, the speech set out the government's program for two years, rather than one. The speech announced no fewer than eight bills to implement Brexit, and new legislation aimed at tackling extremist content online after the terror attac...

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  • Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's Speech
Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's Speech

The Conservative party had planned to scrap the triple-lock as the way of increasing the state pension in its election manifesto. Instead, she lost seats and still hasn't secured a deal with another party to insure Parliament will back the government's agenda.

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  • Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech
Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech

A DUP source said officials within the Northern Ireland Office are urging caution on a deal because of concerns that the Government could compromise its status as an honest broker in peace process talks. "Clearly, two political parties, we have some differences, but we have a lot in common". When the News Letter contacted senior DUP figure Jeffre...

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  • Donald Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's Elizabeth speech
Donald Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's Elizabeth speech

The Queen also made no mention of any state visit by Donald Trump , fuelling speculation that the planned trip is set to be ditched after the US President reportedly said he did not want to come to the United Kingdom if there was a risk of being greeted by protests.

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  • China diplomatic and security dialogue to focus on N. Korea issue
China diplomatic and security dialogue to focus on N. Korea issue

China's willingness to help rein in North Korea's nuclear threat poses the biggest source of uncertainty in ties with the United States, as heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula look set to dominate a bilateral security gathering in Washington on Wednesday.

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  • Qatar demands ´blockade´ lifted before Gulf crisis talks
Qatar demands ´blockade´ lifted before Gulf crisis talks

Sheikh Mohammed revealed aviation support has come from Iran after Saudi Arabia closed its airspace to Qatari airlines. Asked if the ultimate aim of the Gulf countries was to enforce regime change, the foreign minister replied: "No one is in a position of imposing regime change in this country".

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  • Why Sanders may have won, even though Ossoff lost
Why Sanders may have won, even though Ossoff lost

Handel will succeed Tom Price, who is now the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, in her role as a member of the house of representatives. According to the Associated Press , Handel stated during her campaign that voters' decision was not being affected by the President, citing her "proven conservative record" at the state and lo...

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  • Why the Queen isn't wearing her crown at the Queen's Speech today
Why the Queen isn't wearing her crown at the Queen's Speech today

Of 27 Bills and draft bills unveiled in Mrs May's first Queen's Speech , eight are devoted to the complex process of leaving the EU, including a Repeal Bill to overturn the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community, and separate Bills on customs, trade, immigration, fisheries, agriculture, nuclear safeguards and the worldw...

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  • UK Caves to EU Over Timetable on First Day of Brexit Talks
UK Caves to EU Over Timetable on First Day of Brexit Talks

It has led to calls from within the Conservative Party and business community for a softer Brexit where the mantra of "no deal is better than a bad deal" is laid to rest and the focus shifts to the economy and jobs with some calling for the United Kingdom to remain in both the single market and the customs union.

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