• Indian-origin doc becomes Ireland's first gay prime minister
Indian-origin doc becomes Ireland's first gay prime minister

A Republic of opportunities". His first official act was to propose suspension of the Dail for four hours while he travelled to Aras an Uachtarain to be officially appointed to the office by President Michael D Higgins. Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin congratulated the incoming Taoiseach , but issued a stark warning that soundbites and media...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery after shooting
Rep. Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery after shooting

After accepting it gracefully, Mr Barton cracked: "Next year we won't be so nice". The attack occurred as GOP members practiced for an annual charity baseball between members of Congress . Though officials said his health has improved, Scalise will still require additional operations and will remain in the hospital for "some time", according ...

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  • Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise
Play ball! GOP, Democrats battle as one - Team Scalise

Top US Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise remains hospitalized in critical condition after being shot this week but he has improved, his surgeon said Friday as he expressed optimism about the legislator's prospects for recovery. Mr Trump visited the hospital late on Wednesday and said Mr Scalise was "in some trouble". On a baseball diamond i...

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  • President Trump 'investigated over possible obstruction of justice'
President Trump 'investigated over possible obstruction of justice'

Mike Rogers, according to a source familiar with the matter. The White House has denied those claims. "I think he's weighing that option", Christopher Ruddy, the chief executive of Newsmax , a conservative website, told PBS' "NewsHour" on Monday.

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  • 17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire
17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire

With placards against Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative Party, the protestors chanted "we want justice". Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets firefighters near the scene of the the fire that destroyed the Grenfell Tower block, in north Kensington , West London , Britain June 16, 2017 .

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  • Grenfell Tower fire disaster: First victim identified as Syrian refugee Mohammad Alhajali
Grenfell Tower fire disaster: First victim identified as Syrian refugee Mohammad Alhajali

His bereft family looked heartbroken and haunted as they described his final words. Zainab Shaher, from Camden in London , said: "I'm signing this because his parents have the right to say goodbye for the last time. "Mohammed came to this country for safety and the United Kingdom failed to protect him". The last message: "The fire is here now, g...

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  • London fire: Theresa May pledges $6.4 million for survivors
London fire: Theresa May pledges $6.4 million for survivors

Thirty-seven people are still receiving treatment in hospitals across London , with 17 still in a critical condition. Residents had raised concerns about the fire safety of the building prior to the blaze. The Telegraph collected some of the known names of the dead with pictures, mostly from the accounts of people searching for lost friends a...

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  • Putin talks grandchildren, offers Comey asylum in phone
Putin talks grandchildren, offers Comey asylum in phone

If Comey , who was sacked by Trump , continues to be persecuted, Putin said on national television "we will be ready to provide him political asylum ". Putin dismissed recent U.S. efforts to tighten the sanctions , saying it was evidence of the usa looking for an external power to blame for its own political strife.

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  • US Senate approves new sanctions on Russia, Iran
US Senate approves new sanctions on Russia, Iran

The measure also included language toughening sanctions against Russian Federation in the wake of their accused efforts to influence the outcome of the 2016 election , converting some of the penalties put in place by former President Barack Obama's administration into law, and forbidding Trump from weakening existing Russian Federation sanct...

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  • Stop Funding Terror, Teaching Hate: Trump To Qatar
Stop Funding Terror, Teaching Hate: Trump To Qatar

Arab nations that have isolated Qatar are not trying to escalate the crisis by their latest move - putting dozens of Qatar-linked people on terrorism blacklists, a senior UAE official said on Friday. The neighbors also resent Qatar's ties to the Muslim Brotherhood movement and its sponsorship of the pan-Arab satellite television network Al-Jazeer...

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Hello Dolly' Win Big at Tony Awards
'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Hello Dolly' Win Big at Tony Awards

Other winners of the night included Kevin Kline for Best Actor in a Play for his work in the revival of " Present Laughter ", and Cynthia Nixon with the second Tony of her career for Best Featured Actress in a play in the revival of Lillian Hellman's " The Little Foxes ".

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  • Gold gains as stocks fall; weak United States data spurs safe-haven demand
Gold gains as stocks fall; weak United States data spurs safe-haven demand

Dollar gains as Fed points the way to trimming bond portfolio * Report of Trump probe spurs some safe haven buying (Adds quotes, updates prices, changes dateline from BENGALURU ) By Eric Onstad LONDON, June 15 ( Reuters ) - Gold dipped on Thursday, weighed down by a stronger dollar as investors began to assess the potential for another USA rate ...

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  • Cuomo to make Paul Feinman first gay man on top court
Cuomo to make Paul Feinman first gay man on top court

Cuomo also weighed in on the city's struggling mass-transit system and the crisis at Penn Station, saying he is searching for new solutions to a big transportation problem plaguing the region. Feinman, a Manhattan-based associate justice for the state Appellate Division, was one of seven finalists for the vacancy on the state Court of Appeals , th...

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  • United Kingdom urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar
United Kingdom urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Last Thursday, Guterres urged countries in the region "to avoid escalating tensions and work instead to overcome their differences", United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. In a show of support for Qatar, the Turkish parliament and the president rapidly passed legislation for increased military cooperation last week, which foresees troop d...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is ready to serve the country
Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is ready to serve the country

British Jewish leaders have repeatedly accused Corbyn , Labour's far-left leader, of doing too little to curb the proliferation of anti-Semitic rhetoric among his followers. The parallels are with 1974 when the Conservatives sought - as they have done this time - a 'who governs Britain?' mandate. In the Conservative Party, recriminations were im...

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  • Britain's May urges Northern Irish government deal by June 29
Britain's May urges Northern Irish government deal by June 29

Mr Hammond, who may be in the vanguard of the shift, said in Luxembourg that he favours a "pragmatic" Brexit that safeguards jobs and the economy. But even if that game goes into extra time, European Union leaders are making clear to May that there can be no extension to the two-year period of negotiation before Britain must leave Europe in March...

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  • London fire toll at least 30, but dozens missing
London fire toll at least 30, but dozens missing

On Thursday, the monarch had praised the fire brigade's "bravery" and the "unbelievable generosity" of volunteers who fought to mitigate the tragedy . One person said: "You know this could have been stopped right?" She declined to speak to anyone outside the meeting where an angry crowd had gathered and police broke up a scuffle among the grou...

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  • Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday
Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday

Others are more concerned about the effect a pact between the DUP and the Tories could have on peace in Northern Ireland . European Union leaders have given chief Brussels negotiator Michel Barnier no authority to so much as talk about future trade with Britain until he clinches outline deals on Brussels' priority issues, including Lond...

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  • Sinn Fein says will oppose any deal that undermines peace deal
Sinn Fein says will oppose any deal that undermines peace deal

There is a steady dialogue between the two sides that has never stopped at any point. Ms Foster said the talks deadline remained "realistic". Mr Adams said the republican party is ready to do business with the DUP and the other main political parties in a bid to salvage devolution.

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  • For Labour's Corbyn, strong result turns defeat into victory
For Labour's Corbyn, strong result turns defeat into victory

However, no party received the absolute majority of seats in parliament and the election has resulted in a hung parliament . Instead of opting for a post-election shuffle, the Prime Minister retained key figures in her cabinet. "We welcome this commitment, which can provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on B...

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  • US Senate approves sanctions against Russian Federation over 2016 election
US Senate approves sanctions against Russian Federation over 2016 election

It would also codify existing sanctions against Russian Federation over its annexation of Crimea and involvement in the war in eastern Ukraine. The Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday for legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program and other activities not related to the worldwide nuclear agreement reach...

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  • U.S. adds 3 Islamic State group leaders to terrorism blacklist
U.S. adds 3 Islamic State group leaders to terrorism blacklist

The statement issued by the US State Treasury Department further said: " the Department of State today designated ISIS members Mohammad Shafi Armar , Oussama Ahmad Atar , and Mohammed Isa Yousif Saqar Al Binali". The statement further concluded, "He has cultivated a group of dozens of ISIS sympathizers who are involved in terrorist activities...

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  • Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations
Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

He challenged the communist government of Raul Castro to negotiate a better deal for Cubans and Cuban-Americans. In December 2014, when President Obama was preparing to ease restrictions on U.S. Trump said throughout the 2016 campaign that he was willing to rollback diplomatic relations with the communist regime in Cuba. Harold Panel, a travel ...

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  • Photo Of Gal Gadot's Husband Wearing 'Wonderful' Shirt Goes Viral
Photo Of Gal Gadot's Husband Wearing 'Wonderful' Shirt Goes Viral

They have two daughters-one was born in 2011, and the other (whom Gal was pregnant with while filming Wonder Woman ) was born in March 2017 . Basically women everywhere are taking pictures like the iconic moment in the film. From the impact its having on children to its influence at the box office and on social media , Wonder Woman is ...

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  • Ariana Grande delivers for Manchester
Ariana Grande delivers for Manchester

He wrote: "There was an attack in London last night", he said. I would have loved to be there but it was my son's first day at Camp Kudzu, one of the few summer camps for kids living with diabetes. By re-releasing one of her biggest hits, the songstress is making it clear that she has nothing but love for everyone involved. Ever since the attack,...

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  • European Union sources: United Kingdom to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks
European Union sources: United Kingdom to agree Brexit divorce bill before trade talks

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. The UK has agreed to sort out its European Union "divorce bill" and citizens' residence rights before starting Brexit trade talks, European Union sources have told the ...

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  • Jeff Sessions furiously denies Russian collusion as a 'detestable and appalling lie'
Jeff Sessions furiously denies Russian collusion as a 'detestable and appalling lie'

That's the take-away from a local political science professor after watching testimony Tuesday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions before the Senate Intelligence Committee . "Sen. Wyden , I am not stonewalling". The attorney general has acknowledged two meetings a year ago with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak.

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  • DACA to Remain in Effect, DAPA Rescinded by Trump Administration
DACA to Remain in Effect, DAPA Rescinded by Trump Administration

The Obama-era program to protect undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children will continue , the Department of Homeland Security announced . As a candidate who put tough immigration policies at the core of his campaign, Donald Trump denounced the program as an "illegal amnesty" and said he would immediately end it.

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  • Officer found not guilty in fatal shooting that was on Facebook Live
Officer found not guilty in fatal shooting that was on Facebook Live

One bullet hit the armrest between Reynolds and Castile. Law enforcement had reportedly pulled Castile over 52 times before his death. They were on their way home when he was shot. Prosecutors maintained that Yanez put their lives in danger when he opened fire into the auto. Last Friday, Yanez attested that Castile had a gun in his pocket.

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  • Trump Tweets Said To Undercut Travel Order Pending Before Supreme Court
Trump Tweets Said To Undercut Travel Order Pending Before Supreme Court

There's no need, Vladeck said, to debate whether a president's campaign statements should count "when, as president, he still says these things". "It's directly undercutting what his lawyers are trying to say". Conway has only tweeted 93 times and the last time was in December 2015, when he retweeted a video about the New York Giants. Aside from ...

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  • London tower block fire death toll climbs to 30
London tower block fire death toll climbs to 30

Metropolitan police commander Stuart Cundy said , "We know that at least 30 people who have died". AS flames ripped through the 24-storey Grenfell Tower apartment in west London early Wednesday morning, Waewta Supareuksanon and her family were desperately waiting in their 10 floor unit for help from firefighters.

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  • US Navy ship collides with merchant ship
US Navy ship collides with merchant ship

Navy's Seventh Fleet, said Commander Ronald Flanders of the U.S Naval Forces Japan . The Fitzgerald is now under its own power but with limited propulsion, officials said. If the sailor is still missing at that time , the crew searches the most visible places on the ship before an ocean search is initiated. The U.S.

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  • London fire: Death toll soars to 30
London fire: Death toll soars to 30

The Grenfell Tower housed about 600 people in 120 apartments. "People lost their lives on Tuesday". A firefighter at the demo in Westminster said: "What we have seen in the Fire and Rescue service is nearly 30 years of deregulation, outsourcing, privatisation".

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  • US police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of black motorist
US police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of black motorist

Hill Montessori, where he was loved by his students and co-workers". Raguse described the scene as extremely emotional. Shortly after hearing the verdict, a handful of Castille's family members started screaming profanities and crying. Yanez faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted on the second-degree manslaughter charge, though sentencing ...

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  • Donald Trump blasts 'phony' obstruction of justice media report
Donald Trump blasts 'phony' obstruction of justice media report

In a series of statements on Twitter Thursday , Trump repeated his assertion that Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign is a " WITCH HUNT " based on the " phony " premise of possible collusion between Russia and a cadre of Trump campaign associates.

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