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UK PM May and DUP have largely agreed support deal

May desperately needs the Democratic Unionist Party's 10 seats to pass legislation. Party leader Arlene Foster seemed buoyant as she arrived at May's Downing Street office — and her good mood just kept on going. New Environment Secretary Michael Gove has insisted he backs the Prime Minister despite the election result, saying she has "amazing gifts and incredible talents". Read More »

Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller

Trump would either have to order deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to fire Mueller, or alternatively, repeal a set of 18-year-old regulations protecting the special counsel. SHAHEEN: As I understand, Mr. Rosenstein, in this matter you are actually the one exercising hiring and firing authority, because Attorney General Sessions is recused. Read More »

North Korea releases jailed American college student

Republican Sen. Rob Portman of OH said in a statement that Tillerson had confirmed to him Warmbier's release . "This is him freelancing", the official told Reuters. "And how I have made the biggest mistake of my life". Mr Rodman urged Kim to release Kenneth Bae, who had been sentenced to 15 years of hard about, but also claimed Mr Bae was to blame for his imprisonment. Read More »

Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russia allegations'

The former Alabama senator put in a shaky performance under questioning from his former colleagues during his confirmation hearing. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. Read More »

'Hunger Games' First Aid Tip Helps Girl Save Injured Friend


While George initially thought she just bumped her leg, she discovered there was a massive gash measure 10 inches long and 3 inches wide. Many of their other friends were screaming in horror at the blood but Megan kept her cool, creating a tourniquet from a pair of her friend's shorts to slow the blood loss. Read More »

EU to launch action against 3 countries over refugee plan


The Commission chose to take legal action against Hungary for not relocating anyone and for not having pledged any space for their arrival since the launch of the scheme nearly two years ago. Sobotka said in a statement on Tuesday: "The Czech Republic doesn't agree with the relocation system based on migrant quotas". "With regard to the worsened security situation in Europe and dysfunctionality of the quota system, it will not participate in it". Read More »

Trump Will Probably Fire Robert Mueller — Surprise

Sen. Lindsey Graham , a South Carolina Republican, disputed that report. "When I ran, it was make America great again and that is we're doing it", said Trump during a cabinet meeting on Monday. Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy made the comments on the eve of testimony at the Senate Intelligence Committee by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Trump-Russia probe. Read More »

Pressure builds on Theresa May to quit

She also reaffirmed her commitment to leaving the European Union . For May, the answer to her coalition woes is simple - the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), who stand for election in Northern Ireland only. British voters headed to the polls after May had called for general elections in April. The fast-moving events both flummoxed and fascinated voters. Read More »

95-year-old man gifted new air conditioner by Texas police officers


But when the officers got to the elderly man's house and saw it was 85 degrees inside with a broken AC unit, they knew they had to help. Mr Hatley explained to the officers that he had been trying to keep cool on his outdoor porch. "This is what being an officer is about". Mr Hatley told reporters, "I appreciate that", and posed for several pictures with the officers. "He said he knew if he needed help to call 911, and we actually were able to help him, so he was really excited about it". Read More »

The trial of officer Jeronimo Yanez

St. Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter after he shot and killed Philando Castile , 32, in July in an incident that drew national attention and led to weeks of protests in St. Before Castile finishes that sentence, Yanez has his hand on his own gun and is pulling it out of the holster. After he shot Castile, Yanez is heard on the squad auto video telling a supervisor variously that he didn't know where Castile's gun was, then that ... Read More »

Trump clings to coal as worldwide demand plummets


Production at USA coal mines fell by 19 percent. In a separate report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Friday, officials noted that U.S. As Trump doubles down on coal, the rest of the world appears headed in the opposite direction. Renewable energy was the fastest-growing source of electricity a year ago, increasing by 12 percent. Read More »

Wreckage of missing Myanmar military plane found

The plane carried 106 passengers - mostly families of military personnel - and 14 crew members. The plane was flying from Myeik to Yangon and the debris was found in the sea off the coastal town of Dawei . According to a statement posted on the Facebook page of the commander of the military Senior General Min Aung Hlaing , the contact to the plane was lost about 30 minutes into the flight. Read More »

What now for the USA under 'lying' Trump?

McSally, who represents a closely divided district targeted by Democrats, expressed concerns that the House majority could be at risk partly because of "distractions" from Trump and his tweets . Kasowitz later indicated he planned to file a complaint against Comey with the Justice Department. Trump was uncharacteristically quiet during Comey's thundering Senate testimony . Read More »

UK's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

But May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party membership support a sharp break with the EU. Mrs Foster arrived with colleague Nigel Dodds and waved to reporters in Downing Street but refused to be drawn on whether she would agree to a deal on Tuesday. Read More »

Former NBA bad boy Rodman is back in North Korea

Rodman said the issue of several Americans currently detained by North Korea is "not my goal right now", suggesting he was not involved with the release of Warmbier, a University of Virginia student from suburban Cincinnati who publicly confessed to trying to steal a North Korean propaganda banner. Read More »

Defiant May vows to lead Britain to Brexit

At that point, polls predicted she would massively increase the slim majority she had inherited from Cameron. No party won a majority in elections in 1909, 1929, 1974 and 2010. May has already been to Buckingham Palace to get the Queen's approval for this arrangement. "There's a huge gulf now between young and old", Nick Clegg , the former Liberal Democrat leader who famously did a U-turn on a campaign pledge not to raise tuition fees for college students, said as he lost his seat to a ... Read More »

Hungary passes bill regulating foreign-funded NGOs


Hungary's ruling Fidesz party passed stricter regulations on Tuesday on non-government organisations with foreign funding, despite calls from the European Parliament and rights groups to withdraw the bill. "The amendments do not remove the provision to stigmatize organizations as "foreign funded, ' nor the risk of an organization being legally dissolved by the courts if it does not register as 'foreign funded", HRW said in a statement. Read More »

EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK

She told the BBC: "I'm suggesting that the Conservative Party works with those both within the House of Commons and with people without to ensure that as we leave the European Union, we have a Brexit that works for the economy and puts that first". Read More »

The Trump effect added to Theresa May's disastrous campaign

She called the early election with her party comfortably ahead in the polls in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the European Union . "So let's not kid ourselves", he said on Europe 1 radio. But there was little sympathy from some other Europeans. The European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, said: "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May , will make already complex negotiations even more complicated". Read More »

What do the election results mean for Brexit?

May had been expected to win comfortably. "I will now form a government ", May said in front of No. 10 Downing St. moments after speaking with Queen Elizabeth II, "a government that can provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country". Read More »

Israel advances plans for 1500 new West Bank homes


This staggering investment suggests that Israel intends to stay put in the West Bank and East Jerusalem settlements, illegal under global law, where about 600,000 colonists live among 2.9 million Palestinians and stir violence, protected by successive governments and deliberately not seen by the world for the irritant extremists that they are. Read More »