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Ronaldo ready to quit Spanish football over tax probe, according to reports

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Real Madrid will struggle to change Cristiano Ronaldo's mind if he wants to leave and Manchester United is a possible destination for the forward, according to Ramon Calderon. "United have taken the decision not to renew Zlatan Ibrahimovic's one-year contract and Ronaldo could become the club's number one transfer priority should he become available". Read More »

Doctors to Give Update on Condition of Congressman Shot at Baseball Practice

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The Republican congressional baseball team had been practising for Thursday's annual charity game between Democrats and Republicans when the gunman attacked shortly after 7am. The shooter , James Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old of Belleville, Illinois, died following a shootout with authorities, federal law enforcement officials said. Read More »

London fire death toll hits 30 as dozens remain missing

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. "We owe that to the families, to the people who have lost loved ones and the homes in which they lived", said May, as fire-fighters said parts of the council-owned building in west London had become structurally unsafe. Read More »

May offers 5-mn-pound support package for London fire victims

Another large group of protesters stormed the town hall of Kensington and Chelsea, the borough in which Grenfell Tower is located. Aluminium composite panels have been used to cover the outside of buildings for more than 40 years. The move came after strong criticism from London's mayor, Sadiq Khan. "How many children died?" A fire safety expert said that the blaze was " entirely avoidable ". Read More »

EU, Britain fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

May gambled that a strong election win, as forecast by some pollsters, would boost her majority in the House of Commons in time for the Brexit talks, but instead, her party surrendered 13 seats in the lower chamber. "Europe is ready to start these negotiations". The chancellor of the exchequer was asked whether he favoured a softer version of Brexit - such as British membership of the EU single market or of a customs union. Read More »

US Admin rolls back former President Obama's business dealings with Cuba

Mr Trump's aides said the aim was to close off a path for Americans seeking beach vacations in a country where USA tourism is still officially banned. "Southwest is now reviewing the president's statements made this afternoon in South Florida and is assessing impact any proposed changes could have on our current scheduled service to Cuba", Southwest Airlines spokesman Dan Landson said. Read More »

US accuses Chinese company of transferring NKorean money

The bank is barred from the USA financial system under sanctions imposed in response to the North's nuclear weapons development. The U.S. prosecutors filing a complaint against Mingzheng told the court that the company's activities were closely linked to another Chinese company, Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development Company, The New York Times reported Friday. Read More »

Minnesota Police Officer Acquitted In Killing Of Philando Castile

According to a statement , Yanez will be offered a voluntary separation agreement to "help him transition to another career other than being a St. Anthony officer". Yanez was also cleared of lesser counts related to endangering Castiles girlfriend and her daughter for firing his gun into the auto near them. In an emotional press conference, Philando Castile's mother says the city of St. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: A tragic symbol of London's social inequality

They shouted, "We want justice!", "Shame on you!", "Bring them out and "Killers!". Smoke was still wafting out of the shell of the Grenfell Tower on Thursday morning, 30 hours after fire engulfed the building in the early hours of Wednesday and turned it into a huge flaming torch in a matter of minutes. Read More »

Anthony Police Dept. to dismiss Officer Yanez following verdict

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The City of St. Anthony has concluded that the public will be best served if Officer Yanez is no longer a police officer in our city. The statement says the city plans to offer Yanez a "voluntary separation" so he can find another job. A Minnesota police officer has been acquitted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a black motorist. He was shot despite following the officer's commands and alerting him to the fact that he had a gun in the auto. Read More »

Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation over Comey firing

President Donald Trump made a surprising comment about the possible investigation into obstruction of justice for firing former FBI Director James Comey . A few hours later, Trump again tweeted , this time attempting to divert attention toward his former rival, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , first saying: "Why is that Hillary Clinton's family and Democrats dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?" A day later, Mr Rosenstein ... Read More »

Injured US Congressman has 3rd surgery after shooting

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An official said Scalise will still need additional surgeries in the coming days. Late on Wednesday , he remained in critical condition after a second procedure. In recent months, Hodgkinson called Congressman Mike Bost's office at least 10 times with complaints about the Republican's stance on health care and his voting record, Bost said in a statement . Read More »

Trump confirms probe over Comey firing

But however many people actually follow him on social media , the president clearly views them as a refuge from the barrage of newspaper headlines and cable news stories about the Russian Federation investigations. The Post referred to anonymous sources who had been briefed on requests made by Mueller's investigators. Since his inauguration, President Trump has issued dozens of tweets blasting reports that he or his campaign coordinated or colluded with Russian Federation, ... Read More »

Londoners Can't Hide Anger in Aftermath of 'Avoidable' Tower Fire

Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy responded to fears that the number of dead could exceed 100 by saying: "I really hope it isn't". Police said on Friday that they had identified the place where the fire originated, and disclosed that it was unlikely to have been started deliberately. Read More »

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Federal Investigation

Trump writes , "You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! ". Mr Mueller was appointed as special counsel to investigate Moscow's involvement in the presidential election past year and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates with the Russians, but there has been no indication that Mr Mueller told the president to fire Mr Comey . Read More »

UK's May rushed from area of London fire after protests

Locals yelled questions at Mayor Sadiq Khan as he walked through the west London neighbourhood where the 24-storey Grenfell Tower went up in flames early on Wednesday. - The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) June 16, 2017The Queen and The Duke are meeting members of the emergency services, as well as local residents and community representatives. Read More »

Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

Sava said that he did not entirely understand reports that the shot in the hip with a high-powered rifle was not particularly serious. The bullet that hit Scalise fragmented into hundreds of pieces, which is what caused Scalise's broken leg, Sava said. Read More »

US congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

The suspected shooter has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders . The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP. Read More »

No 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russians, Trump says

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Sessions contradicted Comey, who last week told the intelligence panel that after an encounter with Trump in which he said Trump pressured him to back off an investigation into the former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , Comey "implored" Sessions to make sure he was never left alone with the president again - but that Sessions didn't respond. Read More »

Wife saw no sign gunman planned violence

Duncan or lost the nerve to confront him, but thankfully the Clinton, SC Congressman left the parking lots minutes before the shooting started. Sue Hodgkinson said she felt "horrible". The FBI has contacted at least one of the three congressmen to inform them of their inclusion on the list. "When a neighbor is hurting or under attack, the American people come together with generosity, compassion and prayer, and we always will", Pence said. Read More »

Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, N.Ireland crisis

May needs the support of the DUP to govern, after a disastrous election result in which she lost her parliamentary majority. Then, when the Brexit deal is finally done, Mrs. subject to the talks". "It may not be on the Monday because we also have got the Queen's Speech that week and I will have to speak in that, and so on". Read More »

Trump's friend says he is considering sacking Russian Federation investigation special counsel

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Gingrich and Ruddy said it would be a "mistake" for Trump to remove Mueller , although both said they see the probe as unnecessary. If one tactical mistake was made by Comey in this dramatic political chess match, it was his decision to enlist a friend, voluntarily disclosed as a Columbia Law School professor, to slip the transcript of his one-on-one meeting with Trump to a New York Times reporter, who got it into print. Read More »

Steve Kerr bares his plan to coach Warriors for 'a long time'

On the way to his first NBA Championship, Warriors forward Kevin Durant scored 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting, including a five-of-eight showing from three-point range, to go along with seven rebounds, five assists and one steal. "We're going to do what our leader ( Curry ) does", he told USA Today . "So I've also realized that as far as becoming more of a team player, since my first year I've grown so much and I'm proud of myself in that area as well, but I've got a long ways to go". Read More »

Shot US Congressman Scalise in Need of Additional Surgery

The Associated Press reported Thursday night that Scalise's doctors had said the majority whip "remains in critical condition but has shown improvement". Hodgkinson was eventually killed by Capitol police. His risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was when he was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, and "I think that an excellent recovery is a good possibility", Sava said . Read More »