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School probing why pro-Trump yearbook photos were altered


A third student, Grant Berardo , donned his "Make America Great Again" t-shirt in his yearbook photo . But when Grant, 17, flipped to the yearbook page with his picture, he was shocked: Instead of the campaign shirt he wore that day, he was shown in a nondescript black T-shirt. Read More »

Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text: ITV


Members of her Conservative party have warned May her days are numbered after calling Thursday's vote three years early, only to lose her parliamentary majority. Britain's Primer Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on her way to Buckingham Palace after Britain's election in London , Britain June 9, 2017. Read More »

New images of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi released by police


No further details about any of the arrests have been released.Hopkins confirmed on Thursday that eight men remain in custody and a woman who was arrested yesterday has been released."My heart, prayers, and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loved ones", she wrote in the statement shared on her Instagram and Twitter. Read More »

European Union 'ready to start Brexit negotiations' - Merkel

May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's vote and need the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's DUP to have a majority. They formed part of May's small inner circle and were blamed by many Conservatives for the party's lackluster campaign and unpopular election platform, which alienated older voters with its plan to take away a winter fuel allowance and make them pay more for long-term care. Read More »

John McCain Confused at Comey Hearing: What's Wrong with John McCain?


That gave me a queasy feeling". "That was one of the bricks in the load that led me to conclude I have to step away from the department if we're to close this case credibly". Comey indicated that the conversation was one of the main reasons he took the Clinton investigation public. Feinstein then pivoted back to a potential Senate Judiciary Committee investigation into whether Comey's testimony and President Donald Trump's combined actions might be able to build a case of obstruction ... Read More »

Indian shelling kills 2 teenagers along LoC


During the incident, Asad, 19, and Waqar, 18 scummed to their wounds received after getting hit by the splinters of shells in Bhabra village, while three including two women sustained injuries. The foreign office said deliberate targeting of civilians is condemnable and contrary to human dignity and global human rights and humanitarian laws. Read More »

Dem Senator Calls for Investigation into Loretta Lynch After Comey Testimony

I wanted Mr. Comey to apply the same approach to the key question surrounding his interactions with President Trump - whether or not the President's conduct constitutes obstruction of justice. And now for some rare kind words about members of Congress: Overall, the senators questioning Comey behaved in a manner that could be described by such last-century terms as "bipartisan" and "patriotic". Read More »

UNRWA spokesman says only political solution can solve refugee issue

Speaking at his cabinet meeting, the PM said that the Arab refugees have their own separate agency which is connected to incitement against Israel, and which perpetuates the refugee problem rather than solve it - which is why it has to be dismantled and integrated into other United Nations agencies. Read More »

DUP agrees to prop up May in 'you scratch my back' deal

But she seems secure for the immediate future, because senior Conservatives don't want to plunge the party into a damaging leadership contest. May's Tory party would reach the needed parliamentary majority if it is joined by the small, socially conservative DUP party, whose 290,000 votes and 10 seats in parliament could be a kingmaker in a national parliament representing the U.K.'s 65 million people. Read More »

Netanyahu calls for dismantling UNRWA

The United States, Israel's main ally, was the biggest donor to UNRWA previous year, pledging $368 million. "I regret that UNRWA, to a large degree, by its very existence, perpetuates - and does not solve - the Palestinian refugee problem". Read More »

US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Comey alleges that Trump then privately asked him to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. Adding to the tension for the White House are fast-approaching deadlines in Congress to approve a health care bill before a September 30 deadline and agree on a tax reform plan - both top campaign promises, which appear to be longshots. Read More »

Puerto Rico votes for statehood in referendum


Voters in Puerto Rico have again backed plans by their government to ask the US Congress to accept the territory as the 51st state of the union. With the result of the referendum, Gov. Moreover, this plebiscite was not authorized or certified by the U.S. Department of Justice or Congress, which throws its impact into question. Those who remain behind have been hit with new taxes and higher utility bills on an island where food is 22 percent more expensive than the US mainland and public ... Read More »

May seeks deal to stay in power

Two of May's chief advisers, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , resigned, falling on the sword for the poorly managed campaign that led to the ruling party losing its majority in parliament by taking 318 seats, eight short of a single-party government and 12 less than the previous elections. Read More »

London attack death toll rises to eight after body recovered from Thames


The man, believed to be French national Xavier Thomas (45) was found by specialist officers from the Metropolitan Police's Marine Police Unit who have been scouring the river since Saturday night. In a statement, her family said: "We are deeply saddened at the tragic loss of our attractive daughter and sister of Harrison and Scott". The Spanish Ministry told the BBC that Ignacio Echeverria, 39, who tried to defend a woman, was also killed. Read More »

New Zealand opposition plans to slash immigration


Mr Little acknowledged New Zealand was a country "built on immigration", but that didn't mean changes can't be made. When asked about it, Mr English says the "sharp reduction" - from 7000 now to the proposed 1000-1500 - would be problematic. Read More »

New Zealand's provided North Korea with over $200000 over eight years


The news comes days after Kim Jong-un was pictured cheering on as military fighter jets practice destroying enemy aircraft carriers. Pyongyang has defied worldwide pressure by continuing to develop its missiles and nuclear programs, and has vowed to build a weapon capable of striking the continental U.S. Read More »

Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

Painting depicting Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al Thani is seen on a bus during a demonstration in his support in Doha. "When it comes to terrorism, Qatar has never supported terrorism, Qatar does not support terrorism, Qatar will not support terrorism", Al-Qahtani said. Read More »

Puerto Rico gov upholds statehood in vote hit by boycott


The results of that vote showed that 97% of the 23% of Puerto Ricans who voted were in favor of statehood, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal . I don't think we should be a state, I respect the United States I give credit to the United States. Gov. Ricardo Rossello told a couple hundred supporters waving U.S. Read More »

British PM turns to NI to save Tory government


She has said that no-one wants to see a hard Brexit , and "what we want to see is a workable plan to leave the European Union ". The Democratic Unionist Party has agreed in principle a "confidence and supply" deal to support a Conservative government, Downing Street has said. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour 'ready to fight' another election

Last week, we talked about Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call a snap election . As a result, the popularity of both the leader and party that she represented started evaporating, with the collapsing of the poll ratings proportion to the unpopularity of the policies. Read More »

UK prime minister insists she is staying put


Former Finance Minister George Osborne , a rival who was sidelined by May past year when she took over from David Cameron, told the BBC: " Theresa May is a dead woman walking". The PM was forced to make an informal agreement with the socially conservtive Northern Irish party in a bid to hang on in Downing Street. "There's been a lot of hyperbole about the DUP since Thursday, a lot of things said, a lot of people who really don't know what we stand for but, just to be clear, we will ... Read More »

Select list of winners of the 2017 Tony Awards


She has been nominated 21 times and already taken home a lifetime achievement award . The Late Show host presented the award for Best Revival and quickly went on to talk about the "revival down in Washington, D.C". On the play side, the awards were fairly evenly split: Oslo won Best Play and Best Featured Actor for Michael Aronov, but Indecent and The Little Foxes also picked up two awards each. Read More »