• Britain will consult more intensively with business over Brexit
Britain will consult more intensively with business over Brexit

Frenchman Barnier struck a firm tone as he said the timetable for Britain's divorce after four troubled decades of membership made sense. Earlier, finance minister Philip Hammond sought to soften the more confrontational tone towards the European Union taken by May, saying Britain needed to put business and jobs first, and agree a transitional ...

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  • Anger over Warmbier death grows amid calls for travel ban
Anger over Warmbier death grows amid calls for travel ban

US officials are calling for a binding code of conduct to resolve differences. It jars so strikingly with the fates of most past detained Americans that outside observers are left struggling not only with the mystery of what killed Warmbier but also with what his death means for attempts by Washington and its allies to stop North Korea's pursui...

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  • Five killed in Boko Haram mine blast, ambush
Five killed in Boko Haram mine blast, ambush

He said a unit of soldiers who normally carry out such exercise once in a day was escorting the convoy of over 200 vehicles. "They specifically targeted a Borno State Government school bus conveying some mobile policemen", Wambai said. A report by Sahara Reporters states that the attack unfolded at Abari-Dalwa village on the Maiduguri/Damboa road...

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  • US, Russia, Iran draw new red lines in Syria
US, Russia, Iran draw new red lines in Syria

Israel's military Chief of Staff is disputing Iranian claims of successfully launching missiles at militants in Syria . The incidents reflect mounting competition for areas of Syria where Islamic State (IS) insurgents are in retreat, leaving swathes of territory up for grabs and posing the question of what comes next for USA policy that is sha...

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  • US President Trump's visit to Britain left out of Queen's speech
US President Trump's visit to Britain left out of Queen's speech

The discussion comes at a time when the government is weak following Prime Minister Theresa May's disastrous decision to hold a snap election in which she lost her majority. A briefing document issued alongside the speech said the government would intensify its consultations with businesses and other interested parties to "test and validate posit...

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  • Queen Elizabeth mum about Trump visit
Queen Elizabeth mum about Trump visit

The agenda is essentially a watered down version of the Conservative Party's election campaign manifesto, a document widely blamed for the party's loss of command in Parliament. At least 79 people are presumed dead in one of the country's worst disasters in a generation. Warning of an "unprecedented" threat from terrorism in the wake of attacks...

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  • Adele brings cake to firefighters in wake of 79-death tragedy
Adele brings cake to firefighters in wake of 79-death tragedy

Flames engulfed the building in less than an hour early on June 14, trapping many residents. "Since Shirley Towers, we have campaigned for the installation of sprinklers in high-rise buildings and I believe that, as a country, we must now commit to the installation of these life-saving devices in all high-rise blocks".

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  • Pakistan can't recall Gen Sharif from Riyadh: Sartaj Aziz
Pakistan can't recall Gen Sharif from Riyadh: Sartaj Aziz

Moreover, Aziz informed the Senate that the parliamentary resolution on the Saudi-Yemen issue, passed in April of 2015, is the central point of Pakistan's policy on the issue. The diplomatic and business boycott was later adopted by Yemen , one of the Libyan governments, Maldives and Mauritius. However, Kuwait is attempting to play the role of a m...

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  • Trudeau to change name of National Aboriginal Day
Trudeau to change name of National Aboriginal Day

As a part of National Aboriginal History Month, and with National Aboriginal Day on Wednesday, the RCMP is celebrating its relationship with the indigenous community. British Columbia has the highest numbers of murdered and missing in Canada. There have been repeated calls in the past for the day to be declared a national statuory holiday.

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  • Team Trump crows as Republicans win in Georgia, South Carolina
Team Trump crows as Republicans win in Georgia, South Carolina

Handel won the seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff are going head-to-head, with Ossoff barely ahead of Handel in the primary runoff. Handel's win shows that even Republican voters who may have been reluctant to embrace Trump will still come home to vote for more tradit...

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  • Theresa May focuses on Brexit in pared-back Queen's Speech
Theresa May focuses on Brexit in pared-back Queen's Speech

Recently, the public outrage against the US president became even stronger, as Trump slammed London Mayor Sadiq Khan after the London terror attack on June 4. A DUP source said a deal was "certainly not imminent" as the talks "haven't proceeded in a way that the DUP would have expected" and cautioned that the party "can't be taken for granted".

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  • Russian Federation regrets new U.S. sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves
Russian Federation regrets new U.S. sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves

Moscow is considering a range of retaliatory measures in response to a planned new round of US sanctions to be imposed on Moscow over its role in Ukraine, the Kremlin said on Wednesday. "[US Secretary of State Rex] Tillerson has talked about doubting the Minsk process, and suggested that the US may be losing patience", said Donald Jensen, seni...

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  • Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves
Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves

Trump has worked to assure Europe he will continue to support the alliance but insists that member countries meet their financial obligations to "pay their fair share". He added that he could "only voice regret about the Russo-phobic obsession of our American colleagues. that has gone beyond any limits". So we, the United States , has stood by, ...

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  • Before the gunfire in Virginia, a volatile home life in IL
Before the gunfire in Virginia, a volatile home life in IL

When asked who would win the Congressional baseball game, Congressman Brad Sherman, who is a Democrat from California, answered "America". The law enforcement source tells CNN that it's not clear it is an assassination list. No one can truly know what motivates a man to drive halfway across the country, live out of his vehicle - as Mr. Hodgkins...

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  • Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar
Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

President Trump took a hard line on Qatar , moments after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia and Egypt to ease a blockade on Qatar, creating a seeming messing conflict within the Trump administration. He then went over to the Rose Garden at the White House, where President Donald Trump completely contradicted his mess...

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  • Since June 12 almost 500 earthquakes recorded in Yellowstone
Since June 12 almost 500 earthquakes recorded in Yellowstone

Geological Survey has confirmed. This natural disaster was the largest to have hit Yellowstone since March 30, 2014, when a magnitude 4.8 quake was recorded 18 miles to the east, near the Norris Geyser Basin. Last week, a 4.5 magnitude natural disaster was felt in West Yellowstone , Montana, the strongest quake registered in that area since Ma...

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  • Ram Nath Kovind meets Advani, Joshi, to visit Vajpayee tomorrow
Ram Nath Kovind meets Advani, Joshi, to visit Vajpayee tomorrow

No doubt the presidential election is a litmus test for the unity of Opposition parties. "All the leaders have decided that we will support Ram Nath Kovind for the post of president", JD (U) leader Ratnesh Sada said after meeting all the party leaders.

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  • How Twitter reacted to the Queen's Speech
How Twitter reacted to the Queen's Speech

When Elizabeth II rolled up to the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday, she did so without numerous trappings that typically attend the Queen's Speech . The speech included the proposal of a "Great Repeal Bill" that would convert European Union rules into United Kingdom law. In written remarks prepared for the first day of Parliament, the troub...

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  • Chidanand: International Yoga Day is a historic moment for India
Chidanand: International Yoga Day is a historic moment for India

Narendra Modi has initiated to Launching a particular date for practicing Yoga in all across the world and Celebrating as International Yoga Day . On Wednesday the United Nations headquarters in NY lit up with images of poses, among the events being held across more than 100 countries to mark the third International Yoga Day .

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  • United Kingdom government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal
United Kingdom government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal

While the queen reads the Queen's Speech to lawmakers, it is written by the prime minister and her staff. "The election result was not the one I hoped..." US President Donald Trump's planned state visit to Britain later this year got no mention in Queen Elizabeth II's speech to parliament on Wednesday, raising doubts about whether it wi...

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