• Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, undergoes third surgery
Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, undergoes third surgery

More than 20,000 tickets had been sold for the game and it was on track to raise more than $1m, roughly double what it did previous year, for charities, its organisers said . President Donald Trump praised Bailey and Griner in a video message that played before the start of the game. Scalise has always taken the game very seriously, according ...

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  • Bill Cosby case handed to jury
Bill Cosby case handed to jury

He says what they did was consensual. "I was really nervous and wasn't able to recall every particular moment that I had seen Mr. Cosby in order of dates", she explained. Constand testified at trial that she did not know who Marguerite Jackson was. Last week, police detectives read aloud his statements to police in 2005 and in his civil deposi...

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  • Pence hires outside counsel for Russian Federation probes
Pence hires outside counsel for Russian Federation probes

Aides said the vice president had considered several candidates before settling on Cullen and made his final decision earlier this week. As a swing vote, Butler played a crucial role in Nixon's impeachment hearings, and Cullen often fielded questions from reporters covering it.

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  • May says minority government talks 'productive', Brexit negotiation starts next week
May says minority government talks 'productive', Brexit negotiation starts next week

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds , in Downing Street for talks with Mrs May on restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland , refused to be drawn on how the negotiations were progressing. Foster will nearly certainly ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as part of the deal, as well as guarantees on support for pension plans and for winter...

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  • Officer Yanez Acquitted in Castile Shooting
Officer Yanez Acquitted in Castile Shooting

The aftermath of the shooting on July 6 a year ago was captured on video by Ms Reynolds and broadcast on Facebook Live. Castile had a permit for the firearm. Yanez testified that he also wanted to investigate whether Castile was a suspect in the armed robbery of a nearby convenience store four days earlier.

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  • Ireland elects Varadkar as youngest and first ever gay prime minister
Ireland elects Varadkar as youngest and first ever gay prime minister

It will be of the new European center, a republic of opportunities". Even though the center-right party tends to be more socially conservative, many of its top members supported Varadkar because of his personality, background, and political experience.

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  • Brexit negotiations to start on June 19
Brexit negotiations to start on June 19

This would mean the country would still have access to the Single Market, while being able to make deals without the rest of the EU. The pound dropped on election day last week and has stayed down as the prolonged uncertainty keeps currency traders on edge.

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  • UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach
UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

The prospect of a deal has also caused consternation in Dublin, with Irish premier Enda Kenny warning such an alliance could upset Northern Ireland's fragile peace. Mr Barnier is due to report back to leaders of the 27 other EU states on Thursday to review progress ahead of a two-day summit of the European Council attended by Theresa May which star...

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  • May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority
May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority

The former Northern Ireland First Minister said her meeting with Mr Varadkar was very good and that she was looking forward to a very positive relationship with the Irish premier. "I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it", she said. The Conservatives have been locked in talks with the socially conserva...

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  • Labour missed 'open goal' against Theresa May, says MP
Labour missed 'open goal' against Theresa May, says MP

The speech will be followed by several days of debate and a vote - and defeat would nearly certainly topple the government. "It has to be said , young voters under 30 who disproportionately like the policies of Jeremy Corbyn were expected to turn out in quite low numbers and they turned out in droves yesterday and that really has pushed the agen...

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  • Russia claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi
Russia claims it has killed IS leader al-Baghdadi

The Russian Army has announced it is using "various channels" to verify whether Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive following a targeted airstrike in May. In Iraq, the US-backed government has been battling to recapture Mosul since October previous year after driving the group out of most of the rest of the territory it had seized.

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  • 'Significant progress' in Theresa May's talks with the DUP
'Significant progress' in Theresa May's talks with the DUP

DUP leader Arlene Foster , who was asked to resign in the wake of a heating incentive scandal that cost the government hundreds of thousands of pounds, said on Twitter that discussions are "going well" and that there will be an agreement of sorts.

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  • Delhi BJP slams AAP for politicising CBI visit on
Delhi BJP slams AAP for politicising CBI visit on

The agency said they "visited" to seek a clarification about a preliminary enquiry (PE) against him relating to alleged irregularities in a campaign launched by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal , " Talk to AK ". "That's because the DIP ( Directorate of Information and Publicity ) was not capable of doing the job", he said. "#RIPDemocracy", Sisodia's...

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  • ISIS leader may have died in airstrike near Raqqa — Russian military
ISIS leader may have died in airstrike near Raqqa — Russian military

USA defense officials were thus far unable to confirm Russia's reports, and many analysts expressed initial skepticism over the claim. There had been numerous reports in the past of al-Baghdadi being killed but they did not turn out to be true.

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  • Rosenstein: Americans Should Be 'Cautious' of 'Anonymous Officials'
Rosenstein: Americans Should Be 'Cautious' of 'Anonymous Officials'

US President Donald Trump today appeared to confirm that he was being probed for firing the FBI chief and described it as a "witch hunt", as he asserted that there was no proof of his "collusion with the Russians " even after seven months of investigation.

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  • British pundit eats own book after bet on United Kingdom election results
British pundit eats own book after bet on United Kingdom election results

Matthew Goodwin , who is a professor of politics at the University of Kent, made the bold assertion several days ago that he would eat his book if Labour , under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn , polled above 38%. Kent University Professor Matthew Goodwin tore pages out of his book, Brexit , and ate them on live TV. After the results came in...

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  • About 4000 More US Troops to go to Afghanistan
About 4000 More US Troops to go to Afghanistan

Back then, President Obama " unveiled a plan " to reduce the USA force to 9,800 trainers and counterterrorism forces by the end that year. The US now has about 8,400 officially deployed troops in Afghanistan and an unofficial 2,000 extra, which remain undocumented.

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  • UK General Election Results Show Rejection of 'Hard Brexit'
UK General Election Results Show Rejection of 'Hard Brexit'

Damian Green, a lawmaker in the pro-EU wing of the party, was promoted to first secretary of state - effectively deputy prime minister. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and incompetence they have managed to make a mockery of it", it said in an editorial.

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  • Clinging To Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers
Clinging To Her Job, Britain's May Appoints New Ministers

Some EU officials and members of the European Parliament took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May - who called the UK's snap election in an attempt to strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks - and the wider Conservative Party . Conservative legislator Nigel Evans said the departure of the two aides was "a start", but there needed to be chang...

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  • Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washingt
Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washingt

Rogers said he didn't feel any pressure from the president "to push back against allegations of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation". He said he would agree to dismiss Mueller only if there were a legitimate basis to do so, and an order from the president would not necessarily qualify.

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  • Sen. Marco Rubio motivates Trump to break US-Cuba relations
Sen. Marco Rubio motivates Trump to break US-Cuba relations

The president will also unveil a series of "very specific benchmarks" in a speech in Miami on Friday that Cuban President Raul Castro needs to meet in order to negotiate with the USA, according to White House officials on Thursday. dollars from being used to fund what the new United States administration sees as a repressive military-dominated go...

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  • UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks
UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn turned Mrs May's election slogans against her, claiming a link-up between the Tories and DUP would be a "coalition of chaos". Like Sinn Fein , which was pro-Remain, it wants special status for Northern Ireland. "Any deal which undercuts in any way the process here or the Good Friday Agreement is one which has to be...

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  • WH: Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Mueller
WH: Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Mueller

He added that "if there were good cause, I would consider it". "It's great if we can all agree that apprenticeships are good", she said. News that Mueller is now investigating Trump for obstruction of justice comes amid reports that Trump has discussed whether to remove the special counsel.

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  • Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP
Talks to prop up May's government continue with DUP

Next Monday has also been scheduled for the launch of Brexit talks between the Government and the other 27 European Union nations. But the prospect of a deal has prompted warnings that it could upset Northern Ireland's fragile peace. During an interview with ITV News this week, she said: "There's been a lot of hyperbole talked about our p...

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  • EU, UK fix date to begin Brexit negotiations
EU, UK fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

The fire dealt a fresh blow to the capital less than two weeks after the London Bridge terrorist attack. "Although I don't expect it to suddenly collapse because there's a broad consensus that wishes it to continue, I think we have to take care with it".

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  • Theresa May Wants Answers About The London Apartment Tower Fire
Theresa May Wants Answers About The London Apartment Tower Fire

A scuffle broke out. The protesters chanted: "We want justice", "bring them out" and "shame on you". A larger crowd of people remained outside. Several dozen police, including mounted officers, were in attendance. Residents and victims have expressed outrage at May during her site visit. The Sun newspaper on Friday listed 65 people who it sai...

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  • Donald Trump's Russian Federation troubles just got much more serious
Donald Trump's Russian Federation troubles just got much more serious

Trump tweeted . "Witch Hunt". Trump may be referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who in a memo to Trump raised concerns over Comey's performance. That isn't true anymore, according to reporting by The Washington Post on Wednesday night . Trump's tweets are the latest - and most direct - attacks on the leader of an investiga...

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  • Trump says Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent
Trump says Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

Comey remained silent in the presence of real corruption, but leaked like a sieve when Trump reportedly said, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go. Mr Comey had laid bare on Capitol Hill months of distrust of the president, bluntly asserting that President Trump had fired him for interfering with the probe of R...

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  • Trump blames reported obstruction of justice investigation on 'phony story'
Trump blames reported obstruction of justice investigation on 'phony story'

Gingrich, the former House speaker whose wife is seeking Senate approval to become the US ambassador to the Vatican, continued to defend Trump Thursday morning. The NSA said in statement that it would "fully cooperate with the special counsel " and declined to comment further. Mr Comey also said he had told Trump he was not under investigation.

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  • Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban
Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban

The 9th Circuit was the court that upheld the freeze on Trump's first travel ban, and it has since become a focus of the president's ire. Trump issued an initial travel ban by executive order in January, but that measure - which banned entry to nationals from seven countries for 90 days and suspended the nation's refugee program for 120 day...

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  • Trump to clamp down on Cuba travel, trade, curbing Obama detente
Trump to clamp down on Cuba travel, trade, curbing Obama detente

Most U.S. travelers to Cuba will again be required to visit the island as part of organized tour groups run by American companies. "We have invested significant resources establishing a presence in Cuba, and with one hotel open and another in the pipeline we have just begun our work creating opportunity and a more vibrant tourism sector on the ...

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  • Pence offers prayers for Scalise, praise for police officers
Pence offers prayers for Scalise, praise for police officers

Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, but his vital signs have "stabilized" two days after being shot during a congressional baseball practice on Wednesday, hospital officials announced Friday. Hodgkinson, from IL, died in hospital of gunshot wounds sustained in a gun battle with Capitol Hill police. Investigators...

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  • London fire: Tower victims 'may never be identified'
London fire: Tower victims 'may never be identified'

Several dozen police, including mounted officers, were in attendance. While the disaster has prompted an outpouring of generosity, there was also fury at the authorities as the charred tower was cast as a deadly symbol of a divided society.

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  • Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators
Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

Rosenstein was the author of the memo that made the case for Comey's firing , and now leads the Russian Federation investigation after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation. A day later, Rosenstein appointed Mueller, who was at the helm of the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the September 11 atta...

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  • Fed govt calls national gun amnesty
Fed govt calls national gun amnesty

Meanwhile, Justice Minister Michael Keenan is expected to announce details today of the three-month crackdown which will kick-off on July 1. WA had a formal amnesty as recently as 2013 but Mrs Roberts conceded WA Police had a "relaxed attitude" to people handing in illegal weapons any time.

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