• UK May Reverse Brexit As It Nears Tipping Point — George Soros
UK May Reverse Brexit As It Nears Tipping Point — George Soros

Top negotiators Barnier and Davis have declared the talks have gotten off to a "promising start". Brussels has made the future of three million European Union citizens in Britain and one million Britons in Europe a priority, insisting they should be allowed to keep their rights to live, work, study and claim welfare benefits.

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  • China, US to hold first diplomatic dialogue today
China, US to hold first diplomatic dialogue today

But while China has tightened controls on trade in North Korean coal, many experts say it is not ready to truly enforce any sanctions that might threaten the stability of its unpredictable neighbor. "Both sides will have to work out ways to rein in North Korea and roll back its accelerated nuclear weapons programmes, but establishing a security mec...

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  • RVBC Offer to help house the homeless victims of Grenfell Tower
RVBC Offer to help house the homeless victims of Grenfell Tower

Emma Dent Coad, newly-elected MP for Kensington, said the co-ordination of the response to the fire has been "appalling" and communication must be improved. "I'm pleased to say that all of those 18 local authorities who had initially replied that they had high-rise dwelling of over 18 metres have come back to say that none of their cladding is made...

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  • Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill
Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill

It would offer less generous subsidies for people than Obama's law but provide billions to states and insurance companies to buttress markets that in some areas have been abandoned by insurers. Obama was more than skeptical. "If there's a chance you might get sick, get old or start a family, this bill will do you harm", he wrote. And small tweaks o...

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  • Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights
Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

Rather, they are estimates based on a survey of people who already live in Britain , conducted each year by the Office for National Statistics. He wants the European Court of Justice to have authority over the United Kingdom government in policing its pledge to EU citizens.

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  • Al-Jazeera says call to shut it attack on 'freedom of expression'
Al-Jazeera says call to shut it attack on 'freedom of expression'

According to the document posted on social media , the Saudi-led coalition demands that Qatar closes down Al-Jazeera, downgrades diplomatic ties with Iran and shuts a Turkish military base in the emirate. Qatar is also required to hand over opposition figures wanted by its three neighbours and Egypt . Peter notes that these relationships wi...

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  • Paris climate deal needs new rules and clarity, scientists say
Paris climate deal needs new rules and clarity, scientists say

Approximately 86 percent of Americans support speeding up the development and use of clean energy in the U.S. It was more of a surprise that for a period of time, he seemed to be listening with an open mind to foreign heads of state, the pope and his daughter Ivanka, one of his closest advisors, as they urged him to uphold the U.S.'s commitment to ...

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  • French raiders claim spoils at Royal Ascot
French raiders claim spoils at Royal Ascot

Paying tribute to Highland Reel's toughness, O'Brien recalled the travel difficulties that almost turned his previous visit to Britain into a nightmare. Godolphin won three races on the opening day, including the St. James's Palace Stakes with 5-2 shot Barney Roy as favorite Churchill finished fourth in the signature race.

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  • Second search at Seaford Head after further cliff fall
Second search at Seaford Head after further cliff fall

Newhaven Coastguard Rescue Team, Birling Gap Coastguard Rescue Team, the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter from Lydd, East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service (ESFRS) and Sussex Police carried out an extensive search at Seaford Head near Newhaven in case anybody had been caught in the fall of several thousand tonnes of rock and earth.

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  • Israel gearing up to build in east Jerusalem
Israel gearing up to build in east Jerusalem

Kushner , President Donald Trump's senior adviser , and Greenblatt, a special representative for worldwide negotiations under the Trump administration, are working together to take a look at " all the possibilities" for creating more peace in the Middle East, The Algemeiner noted .

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  • Obama to return to campaign trail to stump for Northam
Obama to return to campaign trail to stump for Northam

Once a reliably purple state, Virginia now has a Democrat in the governor's office, both Senate seats, and serving as the attorney general. The decision shows that Democrats appear helpless without Obama, hoping that he will help them recapture the magic.

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  • North Korea Calls Itself the 'Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death
North Korea Calls Itself the 'Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

President Trump condemned the North's "brutality", and other political leaders demanded that it explain what happened to Mr. Warmbier. Mr Warmbier, 22, a student at the University of Virginia , had been travelling with a tour group when he was arrested at Pyongyang airport in January 2016.

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  • North Korea says Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us'
North Korea says Otto Warmbier's death 'is a mystery to us'

Congressional Republicans outraged by Warmbier's death accused dictator Kim Jong-un's authoritarian government of murder. On Tuesday, a USA official, who did not want to be identified, said US spy satellites had detected movements recently at North Korea's nuclear test site near a tunnel entrance, but it was unclear if these were preparations...

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  • Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare
Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare

While Donald Trump has reiterated that Obamacare is dead. "This bill will have a devastating impact on individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families", said Peter Berns, CEO of The Arc. "I am just waiting until I can absorb the entire bill". "With these cuts , it could lead me into a having to go to a nursing...

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  • George Clooney sells tequila brand to Diageo in $1 billion deal
George Clooney sells tequila brand to Diageo in $1 billion deal

Casamigos , which translates to 'house of friends' , was founded four years ago by Clooney , real estate developer Mike Meldma and entrepreneur Rande Gerber (who is Cindy Crawford's husband, no less). Global best selling brands now owned by Diageo include Smirnoff vodka, blended whisky Johnnie Walker , cream liquor Baileys, and best sell...

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  • Sixers like Fultz first; LA Lakers consider Ball as draft looms
Sixers like Fultz first; LA Lakers consider Ball as draft looms

Fultz intends to change all that, and fast. If the Lakers hold a pick between No. 2 and No. 5 next season, Boston now gets that one as well. Fultz is a natural talent on the court that moves with fluidity and ease, and his abilities and tendencies have been dissected heavily heading into Thursday's draft.

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  • Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia
Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

Russian Federation had Akinfeev to thank as the CSKA Moscow goalkeeper produced a superb one handed save, diving away to his left to deny the Portugal forward Andre Silva from scoring. The four-time Ballon d'Or victor - the world's highest-paid athlete according to Forbes magazine - has said his "conscience is clear" in the matter but has repor...

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  • How US Senate, House Obamacare overhaul bills compare
How US Senate, House Obamacare overhaul bills compare

The bill lets states waive required coverage of essential health benefits. Without the federal money for Medicaid expansion, OH leaders would have to decide whether to pay for the new enrollees' health care coverage with state tax money or end their insurance coverage entirely.

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  • Iran's top diplomat says White House statement on Tehran attack is
Iran's top diplomat says White House statement on Tehran attack is "repugnant"

Soon after the attacks when Iran blamed Saudi Arabia for it, the Sunni nation denied doing so. The official IRNA news agency on Sunday quotes Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi as saying the suspect left Iran for a neighboring country following the attacks but "was sent to hell" by Iranian intelligence agents and " fellow intelligence services"....

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  • North Korea Claims It's the 'Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death
North Korea Claims It's the 'Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

The comments published by the official Korean Central News Agency were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a USA hospital on Monday after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons. The North's spokesman said such accusations are part of a smear campaign to slander the country that had given "medical treatments...

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