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Michelle Carter, Who Texted Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself, Is Found Guilty

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During the trial, the prosecution claimed Carter , then 17, was reckless and caused his death by telling Roy to get back in the auto even though they say he didn't want to die. According to Gutterman, one of the issues at play in Carter's trial was the issue of whether or not intent can be determined when the evidence in question is all online. Read More »

London high-rise that caught fire was extremely flammable

David Collins, former chairman of the Grenfell Tower Residents' Association, said the building's management had failed to listen to residents' calls for improvements on fire safety. This is not a matter for the council but for the coroner, police and other emergency services . "We need to know what happened, we need to have an explanation of this". Read More »

Food poisoning at Iraqi refugee camp kills two and leaves hundreds ill

Amira Abdulhaliq, from the United Nations' refugee agency, said it remains unclear when the food became contaminated, "We still don't know (the reason for the food poisoning), there is a police investigation being done", she added. "Staff have been working closely overnight to coordinate the response with other agencies and the relevant authorities.to ensure that those who have fallen ill were able to receive swift medical treatment and that the seriously sick were provided transport to ... Read More »

Palestinian attackers killed after stabbing Israeli officer

The 23-year-old staff sergeant died of her wounds at Hadassah Hospital in Mount Scopus. Two people were injured in that attack, according to The Times of Israel . Ramadan typically sees a slight ease of permit restrictions on Palestinians, particularly women, though the thousands who do get permits are still subjected to long waits and checkpoints and searches by armed Israeli forces. Read More »

Grief turns to anger in London neighborhood near tower fire

Relatives and friends of the missing made increasingly desperate appeals for information, as it became increasingly clear that few are likely to have survived. The blaze ripped through the building early Wednesday, trapping many residents in their homes. According to the Times of London, the cladding's manufacturer said its use is banned in the USA on high-rise buildings "because of the fire and smoke spread". Read More »

Russian Federation v New Zealand

Which teams are competing this year? Group A: Russia , New Zealand, Portugal , Mexico. Russian Federation reached the semi-finals of Euro 2008 but failed to qualify for the 2010 World Cup and have not progressed beyond the group stages in their three subsequent major tournaments. Read More »

Brexit : Britain says talks to start Monday

The Prime Minister has insisted the United Kingdom will leave the single market, replace customs union membership with a new deal and end the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. May is set to meet with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland on Tuesday to cobble together a deal to ensure her minority government can get its Queen's Speech through Parliament. Read More »

30 confirmed dead in London high-rise fire

Grief over the Grenfell Tower disaster turned into angry protests on Friday as the official death toll rose to at least 30 and dozens more deaths were feared. Many fire experts have pointed to the cladding as a likely factor in how the fire spread so quickly up the 24-story building. It did not address the exact makeup of the panels. Read More »

United Kingdom said to accept European Union call that Brexit talks focus on split

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 London's exit bill. Northern Ireland's largest nationalist party Sinn Fein said it would oppose any deal that undermines a peace deal known as the Good Friday Agreement, with President Gerry Adams telling Britain: "We want to govern ourselves". Read More »

Friend Says Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Overseeing Russia Investigation

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Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., suggesting that the attorney general was "cowering" in the face of tough questioning. Sanders declined to say whether Trump had confidence in Mueller. "Mr. Ruddy never spoke to the President regarding this issue", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said. On Trump's plane ride home after a trip to Wisconsin, Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters he "has no intention" of firing Mueller, even though she maintained that "the president has the right to". Read More »

Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets

Trump listed $37,251,635 in "resort related revenue" from Mar-a-Lago and $19,752,500 in "golf related revenue" from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. The new 98-page disclosure, released by the ethics office, shows that Trump has held onto the vast majority of his assets since his last disclosure in May 2016, which indicated that his holdings were worth at least $1.5 billion. Read More »

Tory-DUP deal announcement 'delayed' due to London blaze

But an alliance between May and a pro-Union party like the DUP could undermine the confidence of Northern Ireland's Catholics in the process and revive tensions in an area bordering the EU. Sinn Fein, SDLP and the cross-community Alliance have all also already made clear that Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore power-sharing at Stormont due to a perceived conflict of interest caused by the deal. Read More »

Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks

Sinn Fein, SDLP and the cross-community Alliance have all also already made clear that Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire can not chair the ongoing process to restore power-sharing at Stormont due to a perceived conflict of interest caused by the deal. Read More »

Trump confirms he's under investigation

The president was "unscathed" after former FBI Director James Comey's testimony, but US media leaks led to him being investigated as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe. But it's part of the President's mindset that he's under siege and he's going to fight like he always has. "If I had nothing to hide and someone wanted to investigate, I would say, 'Go ahead, do your thing, I don't care, because you won't find anything, '" said Younger, a Democrat who imports jewelry supplies. Read More »

Israel denies Palestinian Authority has stopped paying terrorists' families, contradicting Tillerson

Half an hour later, however, Tillerson repeated his message from Tuesday and said that assurances from the Palestinian leadership on this issue "were given to me during the President's visit to Bethlehem". But a State Department official told Fox News that the PA, PLO and President Abbas are looking at ways to "address this issue". Throughout the proceedings, Tillerson continued to stress that the U.S. Read More »

Wounded NCCU alum throws out first pitch at Congressional Baseball Game

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Mika, a former aide to Michigan Republican Rep. Tim Walberg, is director of government relations for Tyson Foods Washington , D.C., office and has worked for the company for more than six years. He called for replacing "the attacks of hateful personal politics and resistance" with respect. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co". Scalise was among five people wounded when a shooter sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing on a diamond in Alexandria. Read More »

Brexit talks will reportedly begin on Monday despite Britain's political chaos

Mr Brokenshire insisted the Government would honour its commitments in the Good Friday Agreement and warned that time was running out if power-sharing was to be restored and a return to direct rule from Westminster avoided. "This new arrangement is very unsettling and people are concerned and anxious about what it may mean, or what promises may be given". Theresa May and the Conservative Party appear close to a deal with with the Democratic Unionist Party about forming a ... Read More »

Jury for officer who shot Castile ends Day 4 without verdict

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Shortly after the verdict, the City of St. Anthony said Yanez will not return to active duty and that it was negotiating a "voluntary separation agreement" with him. Prosecutors argued that Yanez acted too hastily during the exchange, while defense pointed to Castile's previous marijuana use and said that Yanez feared for his life. Read More »

Government says it has been "crystal clear" on approach to Brexit negotiations

Mr Davis also indicated "we will start down this process" by focusing on the divorce proceedings from the European Union before moving on to trade. Brussels has insisted talks on the so-called divorce, taking in issues including the fee the United Kingdom will have to pay to sever its ties, must make sufficient progress before any discussion on a future trade agreement could begin. Read More »

Britain shifts focus to growth as it girds for Brexit talks

Prime Minister Theresa May in March formally notified the European Union of its intention to leave, starting a two-year timetable for negotiating the exit. However, EU leaders fretting over the prospect of Brexit causing a domino effect will be reassured by clear findings that no other EU nation is close to wanting to vote to leave. Read More »

Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

So, the fantasy that didn't occur is now being replaced by - by the way, technically, the president of the United States can not obstruct justice. Newt Gingrich , the confidante to President Trump who as House Speaker in the 1990s voted to impeach Bill Clinton for obstruction of justice, said Friday that the "President can not obstruct justice". Read More »

British press blasts May after poll 'mayhem'

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Instead they will have to get the support of another party , so that together they have enough seats to make a government. Britain's Conservatives have lost their majority in the general elections that has resulted in a hung parliament . Read More »