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Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested

Petersburg chanting slogans against Putin - and black-clad police marching through the crowd, making arrests and pulling people off of monuments. The White House says the United States condemns the Russian crackdown on peaceful protesters, and has called for the release of all those detained. Read More »

Trump's national security team planning 'holistic solution' against ISIS: WH

Kasowitz has represented Mr. Trump since the early 2000s in some of his trickiest legal issues, including the Trump University fraud case. Politico on Wednesday reported that the letter's signers include House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam SmithAdam SmithHouse Dems to WH: Revoke Kushner's security clearance Top Dem: Trump troop increase claims "a ruse" Pentagon: ICBM missile intercept test a success MORE (D-Wash.) and Rep. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn warns Theresa May must protect LGBT rights

May spoke to the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny over the phone on Sunday. Her determination to push ahead with Brexit negotiations came as a survey for YouGov carried on the front page of the Sunday Times showed 48 percent of Britons think May should resign and that she has drawn even with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in terms of who they think would be the better prime minister. Read More »

USA congressman introduces 'COVFEFE' act aimed at Donald Trump's tweets

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The official accounts of both the President of The United States and the White House have been archived in the past but Trump often tweets from his own personal account which will now be included under this new act. With the newly implemented Covfefe Act , deleting the president's tweets, no matter where they are posted, will now be a violation of the Presidential Records Act, one that's " subject to disciplinary action ". Read More »

USA intelligence contractor pleads not guilty to leaking charge

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She is being charged by the federal government for "removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet". Her attorney told reporters she plans to plead not guilty. Victor hopes to be out on bond Thursday. Victor had served in the U.S. Air Force from 2010 to 2016, leaving as a senior airman. Did the news organization unwittingly provide clues to the government that led authorities to victor? Prosecutors did not say which federal agency victor worked ... Read More »

Penguins goalie Matt Murray goes from sidelined to shutouts

P.K. Subban, brought over from Montreal in last summer's blockbuster swap of All-Star defensemen, said the loss stings and will for a while. The Predators grabbed the last Western Conference playoff berth with 94 points and then ousted the Chicago Blackhawks, St. Read More »

Turkish parliament approves troops deployment inside Qatar

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He acknowledged Turkey is a fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member, but said the incident gives weight to the perception that the USA allows Turkey's leader to bring strongman tactics along with him when he visits the US capital. But he also excluded the chances of Turkey being targeted by Saudi Arabia because of its relations with the Muslim Brotherhood or with Iran. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will visit Turkey on Wednesday to meet his counterpart, the Turkish ... Read More »

US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

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Pope Francis has not made any public comment so far on Mr Trump's decision, but he has already made his position abundantly clear on the question of climate change in the encyclical Laudato Si' and in his comments around the UN's COP21 summit on climate change in Paris in 2015, the sources added. Read More »

Labour support increases in Scotland as SNP backing slips, new poll reveals

She added: "We are about to go out to tender for an additional different route into teaching". "The point of principle for me is the end of the process", Sturgeon said. She also faced a hard audience, one of whom asked her to resign over the SNP's record on education. The former Labour leader has reunited with Lord Darling of Roulanish, his former chancellor, to try to capitalise on the recent bounce that Labour has received in the opinion polls. Read More »

Another US appeals court rules against Trump's revised travel ban

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The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia also ruled against the travel ban May 25. Trump is seeking to revive the 90-day ban on six mostly Muslim countries, a step he says will protect the country from terrorists. The administration has argued to the court that the judge in Hawaii has limited what it can do to assess screening procedures. Trump during the presidential campaign called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States". Read More »

Iran Says It Has Killed Alleged Planner of Deadly Tehran Attack

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The ceremonies began on June 9 at the parliament building, one of the targets of the June 7 attacks claimed by the extremist group Islamic State (IS). Iran's Intelligence Ministry said Thursday it will soon release the names and pictures of the gunmen involved in the terrorist attacks, all of whom were killed on Wednesday, Tasnim reported . Read More »

Finnish PM moves to break up coalition, kick out nationalists

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Sipila is due to meet with Orpo and Halla-aho at 0700 GMT, and parties may hold their own meetings after that. Our proposal: "There are is no basis for continuing cooperation with Finns party". "National Coalition Party cannot continue in the same government with the Finns Party", said Jan Vapaavuori, Helsinki mayor and an influential figure in the NCP, in a blog. Read More »

Here's how to react with "pride" on Facebook

As we all know, June marks Pride month. . The rainbow flag emoji reaction will then appear alongside the six standard emoji reactions - Like, Love, Haha, Wow, Sad and Angry. Users can respond using the flag that was first created by Gilbert Baker in 1978. This time around, Facebook has something for the LGBTQ community. Read More »

Germany's Merkel talks trade, human rights in Mexico

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Merkel has criticised the protectionist stance taken by the United States and called the decision of President Donald Trump of withdrawing from the Paris climate accord 'extremely regrettable'. "It is extremely important to defend the values we share", he said. Representatives of civil society are demanding Merkel push for measures to fight corruption in negotiations on a global treaty between the European Union and Mexico . Read More »

Tony Awards: Bette Midler's Hilarious Speech and 10 More Memorable Moments

Kevin Kline , victor for leading actor in a play for " Present Laughter ", called out in his thank-yous the National Endowment for the Arts, which has been threatened with losing its federal funding under the Trump administration. In general, this year's Tonys were as enjoyable as usual, with many numbers from nominated musicals and revivals. Spacey was named as Tony host after several other celebrities turned the job down. Read More »

Molly McKew: Forget Comey, the real story is Russia's war on America

Trump said he is "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath on Comey meetings and tell the FBI Special Consul Robert Muller that he never asked FBI to stop investigating. So it was a bit surprising that Donald Trump Jr. went on national TV on Sunday night and supported Comey's version of the events. Trump concluded the morning tweets with an attack on Democrats, calling them "obstructionists". Read More »

Donald Trump invited to testify over James Comey, Russian meddling

Claiming "total and complete vindication", Trump broke his Twitter silence Friday morning to weigh in on fired FBI Director James Comey's closely watched testimony. "I didn't say that", Mr Trump told reporters when asked about Mr Comey's account relating to the investigation into Mr Flynn. Trump took to social media the day after Comey said the president fired him to undermine the FBI's investigation into Trump's apparent ties with Russian Federation. Read More »

Defiant May insists she will deliver certainty

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But it later disclosed that no deal had been finalised and talks on the arrangement will continue during the week as Mrs May desperately tries to shore up her position after losing her Commons majority in the election. With almost all votes counted, the Conservative Party has 318 seats, according to the BBC. The BBC's Laura Kuenssberg said the PM had returned to No 10 a "diminished figure", having ended up with 12 fewer seats than when she called the election in April. Read More »

Theresa May urged to ditch her Brexit approach for pragmatism

The party is seeking support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to stay in power. "The prime minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalizing a confidence and supply deal when Parliament returns next week", a Downing Street spokeswoman said, referring to a deal whereby the DUP would support the government but not enter a formal coalition . Read More »

Christian MP says gay rights will be maintained in Tory-DUP deal

Downing Street initially said an outline agreement on a " confidence and supply " arrangement had been reached with the DUP which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. But few believe she can hang on for more than a few months. Meanwhile, Labour - which had been written off by critics as all but unelectable - surged to 261 seats, up 29 from its tally in the 2015 election. Read More »

Opel CEO Neuman resigns ahead of sale to PSA Group

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Karl-Thomas Neumann as a potential leader in the organization of Opel's competitor, Volkswagen AG, but official sources have not confirmed or commented on the topic. General Motors announced in March it would unload Opel and its United Kingdom equivalent Vauxhall for $2.3 billion (2.2. billion euros) after losing money in Europe for years. Read More »

UK votes ahead of Brexit negotiations

May refused to debate with Corbyn on television and made these elections just about the BREXIT leadership and this did not pan out well for her and her party. Of course, it remains to be seen what the nature of that deal is. "The talks so far have been positive". And the objective of its campaign seemed to be not to get close even to winning the election but simply to avoid some sort of complete wipeout. Read More »

Charges Filed In Oakland Ghost Ship Fire

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As of Monday afternoon there is no specific date and time for Almena and Harris' arraignment. (KGO-TV via AP, File). A source close to the investigation tells The Associated Press Monday, . "This is not profit, this is loss". "I'm only here to say one thing: I'm incredibly sorry and that everything that I did was to make this a stronger and more attractive community and to bring people together", Almena said on " Today ". Read More »

New Puerto Rico referendum bid to become USA state

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Puerto Rico's attempt to restructure its debt, a bankruptcy-like proceeding tailor-made for its status as a territory, vastly outpaces similar municipal bankruptcies like Detroit's $18.5 billion Chapter 9 filing in 2013. Congress to "approve an enabling act with terms for Puerto Rico's future admission as the 51st state of the Union". Puerto Ricans have been USA citizens since 1917. Read More »