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Cristiano Ronaldo silent about future after Portugal's Confed Cup win


He found space on the right flank and crept in behind defender Fyodor Kudryashov to head in Guerreiro's lofted cross at the far post. New AC Milan signing Andre Silva could have added his name to the score sheet shortly after the break when he beat his marker to Cedric Soares' cross from the right, but Akinfeev miraculously kept out the striker's header with a stunning reflex save to keep Russia's hopes alive. Read More »

Darren Osburbne arrested on suspicion of carrying out Finsbury Park attack


The man who drove a van into a group of people outside a mosque in north London has been identified as Cardiff-based Darren Osborne , who was described by neighbours as "aggressive" and "strange". "Eight people injured were taken to three separate hospitals; two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries". Osborne was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and terrorism offences. Read More »

French defence minister Sylvie Goulard announces resignation over fake jobs scandal

French Defence Minister Sylvie Goulard has resigned from President Emmanuel Macron's government amid a preliminary investigation into her party's potentially fictitious employment of parliamentary assistants, local media reports said. "Defense is a demanding portfolio. The honor of our armies, that of the men and women who serve and put their lives in danger, should not be mixed up in controversies that have nothing to do with them", she said in a statement. Read More »

Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russian Federation threat


Iranian-backed forces have also been trying to advance towards the base even after repeatedly being bombed by the US-led coalition. The incident has similar hallmarks to a June 8 shoot-down, when a U.S. Iran has been a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, sending military advisers and thousands of "volunteer" troops. The writer believes that the USA shoot-down of the Syrian jet was "more a warning to the Syrians to stay away from the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces - the ... Read More »

USA shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria


Tuesday's statement from the global coalition stressed that the worldwide effort remained focused on ISIS but said that coalition forces had the right to self-defense. The U.S. military is reporting it has shot down another drone belonging to Syria. It was a "matter of minutes" between intercept and shoot-down, he said. Read More »

Hawaii enacts laws aimed at upholding Paris accord


SEE MORE: Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? The 0.2 degree figure he cited was actually comparing the impact of the Paris Agreement to an earlier attempt at an agreement on climate change in Copenhagen a few years earlier. A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of North Korea said that Trump's move and his overall "America First" foreign policy "is the height of egoism and moral vacuum seeking only their own well-being even at the cost of the entire planet". Read More »

Police officer stabbed at Flint airport

A news release from the USA attorney identified him as Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Quebec. Neville is in satisfactory condition. Ftouhi, 49, referenced killings in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan and yelled "Allahu Akbar," or "God is great", before attacking Neville, according to a statement issued by the U.S. Read More »

FIFA warns Mexico over rude chants at Confederations Cup


Despite the fact that the Mexicans are more successful in their field, the match of the 1st round against Portugal turned out to be hard, but in the end the Mexicans managed to escape defeat. Portugal's Raphael Guerreiro , center, leaves the field after injuring during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Russian Federation and Portugal, at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow , Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . Read More »

McCain: I'm sure Russian hackers have seen GOP health care bill

Republican Senator John McCain hasn't seen his party's health care bill , slated for a vote next week - but thinks he knows who has. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Republicans would forge ahead with the still-germinating proposal, and that a draft of the GOP bill would be released Thursday. Read More »

U to back Kovind: MLA

With the selection of Kovind as India's top constitutional head, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah have played a political masterstroke on opposition parties in more than just ensuring entry into Raisina Hills. "We are not merely part of opposition unity but the initiator". The NDA , including Shiv Sena and the PDP of Jammu and Kashmir, which has extended support to Kovind, commands the support of 48.93 per cent in the electoral college made up of MPs and MLAs. Read More »

Kellyanne Takes A Victory Lap After Ossoff Defeat


In a high-stakes special election in Georgia - the most expensive House race in history - the GOP dusted off the same playbook it has used effectively since the Republican wave of 2010: Hammering Democratic candidates with a relentlessly anti-Pelosi message that drives out the conservative base. Read More »

Senate moves toward health bill vote

Call the majority leader and tell him you can't vote for a bill drafted in secret. "By pushing their craven Trumpcare bill without knowing its impact on our people and our economy, House Republicans have committed congressional malpractice and lied to Americans", Booker wrote. Read More »

US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N. Korea


Warmbier", he said . "The United States of America can not and should not tolerate the murder of its citizens by hostile powers". Warmbier died in OH on Monday, days after being released by North Korea . "He should have been brought home that same day", the president said. "There had not been any previous detainment in North Korea that has ended with such tragic finality and we have been struggling to process the result". Read More »

May says will consult widely on Brexit, but Britain will leave EU


Carney , in a speech to business leaders Monday, said that while rates will have to rise as spare capacity in the economy declines, "now is not yet the time to begin that adjustment". "For us it's not a question of generosity, it's a question of continuity and fairness", Stefaan De Rynck, a senior aide to chief EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier , said at a seminar in Brussels . Read More »

Democrats fail to flip Price seat in Georgia

That followed another recent Democratic disappointment in Montana , where the Republican candidate won even after last-minute assault charges, and an earlier loss for the Democrats in Kansas . House Democratic leaders are taking some comfort in coming in a close second for a seat that's always been firmly in GOP hands. Besting previous Democratic marks in each district that held a special election is a reason for optimism, he said. Read More »

Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack


Federal and state officials insist that no votes were changed by Russian cyberattacks in 2016, but Halderman said that would remain a real possibility unless the nation took a series of steps to update its security. Manfra and other officials testifying on Wednesday said US elections are resilient to hacking in part because they are decentralized and largely operated on the state and local level. Read More »

After weeks of secrecy, Senate to unveil healthcare bill

I still think there's a chance that if we don't get 50 votes , we renegotiate what's in the bill completely. President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans campaigned past year on a pledge to replace and repeal Obamacare, which they described as ineffective and government intrusion in a key sector of the economy. Read More »