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Put your country ahead of the party, Tory rebels urged

While there may be "political consequences" from the vote promised under the amendment, "this particular approach does not tie the hands of the Government in the way that the original amendment that was proposed by Dominic Grieve and others did".

Giuliani: Trump isn't planning to issue pardons during Russian Federation probe

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed last week, prompting new questions whether Trump might pardon him. Giuliani, who joined President Trump's legal team in April, told CNN's "State of the Union" that former FBI Directo...

SNP MPs walk out of Commons after Blackford Bercow clash over Brexit

The Tory Cabinet member told MPs he was "very perturbed" by SNP leaders' warnings they could withdraw cooperation with Westminster on range issues, insisting Scots were "sick and exhausted of this constitutional wrangling". Theresa May and her dysfun...

Judge orders Manafort be held in jail

Trump said Friday that he felt bad for Manafort and believes he is being treated unfairly. Westling did not propose adding any conditions to Manafort's house arrest, only asking that the judge clarify whom he was or wasn't allowed to contact.

NY sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'

Despite the prohibition on political activity, Trump's foundation cut a $25,000 check in 2013 to Republican Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's re-election campaign, the lawsuit notes. She asked a state judge to dissolve the Trump Foundation in th...

Next Move Is Trump's After China Hits Back in Trade-War Opener

The announcement was sure to spark countermeasures by Beijing, which yesterday vowed to strike back quickly if the U.S. hurts its interests, bringing the world's two largest economies to the brink of an all-out trade war long feared by markets an...

Macedonia name-change opponents rally forces in 2 countries

When it declared independence in 1991, many Greeks felt the country had hijacked their ancient cultural heritage as Macedonia is the birthplace of Alexander the Great as well as the name of a province in northern Greece. "The last straw was the agr...

Crash between two semis spills Fireball whisky across Arkansas highway

There were conflicting reports on whether one or both trucks caught fire. The department tweeted, "Looks like we'll be working this for a while". This isn't the first time Arkansas roadways have been jammed up by food or drinks.

'Shame!': Lone Tory MP blocks British 'upskirting' law

His objection was met with booing from other members of parliament. A law which would have made it a criminal offence to take "upskirting" photos has been derailed after a single Conservative MP objected. She got support from lawmakers, and on Fr...

Atmar on Taliban-soldiers selfies: 'War flames fueled from outside'

A auto bomb has killed at least 26 people in eastern Afghanistan , as Taliban fighters and Afghan soldiers elsewhere in the country came together to celebrate an unprecedented ceasefire. Two days after Ghani announced the ceasefire, Taliban, issued ...

23-foot-long python swallows Indonesian woman

The boys saw the huge python which was barely able to move - having swallowed the woman whole. They concluded the victim was swallowed head first and her body was found intact. The police chief said that the garden where the victim disappeared was at...

Nearly 2000 children separated from parents as USA border crackdown continues

Between April 19 and May 31, the 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults who were being held by USA border patrol in preparation for prosecution for crossing the border illegally, a Department of Homeland Security spokesman said on a call w...

Trump Administration To Open Temporary Tent Shelter In Texas For Migrant Children

Merkley, who had shown up at the shelter unannounced, later questioned conditions in the facility and whether the children were properly cared for. The administration's decision to separate children, combined with the flow of unaccompanied minors ...

United States and China Officially in a Trade War over "Unfair Trade Practices"

The second wave of Chinese tariffs will come later in the year, targeting another 114 goods worth $16 billion, including chemicals, medical equipment, and energy products like coal, crude oil, and gasoline. The additional tariffs on Chinese go...

Senate will not 'poke the bear' Trump by passing tariff measure: lawmaker

I would be higher than 95%, and a lot of them would vote for it if it came to a vote. Representative Marsha Blackburn, who is running for Corker's seat and who just had President Trump in Tennessee for a fundraiser, is taking a "wait-and-see" att...

Justin Trudeau's approval rating increased after spat with Donald Trump

The results show that a majority of Canadians felt Trudeau handled negotiations and political tension between the US and Canada well. Roughly 57 percent of US respondents said they approved of how Canada had responded to the dispute. Brian Kingston o...

'Antsy and bored' Trump almost left Kim summit in peril, report says

Along with destroying North Korea's stockpile of 60 nuclear warheads, Mr. Kim promised to recover the remains of the over 7,600 USA prisoners of war and soldiers declared missing during the Korean War (1950-1953). "I would have him", Trump said. ...

Sarah Sanders responds to reports she's leaving White House, prays for 'discernment'

Some of her most controversial jokes at the April dinner included comparing Sanders to Aunt Lydia from "The Handmaid's Tale" and saying the press secretary "burns facts and then she uses that ash to create a ideal smokey eye". "It should not be U...

Second Deputy Dies In Kansas City After Being Shot By Inmate

He also remains a suspect in Kelsey Ewonus' 2015 murder. Fielder was shot during the incident and underwent surgery but his condition has not been released. He asked for a moment of silence after his speech, according to the Kansas City Star . B...

Having agreed with North Korea, Trump did favor to Russian Gazprom

White said in statements released following the calls. Presently, the White House, State and Defence Departments are planning on how to carry out Trump's decision through Pentagon's guidance, which was announced at the Singapore summit, as per CNN....

Eight injured after taxi runs into crowd in Moscow

A witness said the driver got out of the auto, tried to run away but was caught by police, according to Reuters news agency. The authority cited the driver as saying he had not driven into the crowd on goal. Mexico play Germany at Moscow's Luzhni...

Pro-Trump challenger topples Rep. Mark Sanford in SC primary

But as Sanford spoke, the race was still too close to call . In 2016, after the release of a tape in which candidate Trump bragged about grabbing women, Roby said she wouldn't vote for him for president. In the state's Second Congressional Distric...

☀️Heat and humidity increase for Father’s Day

People are encouraged to avoid daytime activities outdoors, but should drink plenty of water and wear lightweight clothes if they do have to be outside, the Weather Service said. We are now on the back side of another cold front. Our next shot at rai...

Plaintiffs say Harvard gave Asian-American applicants lower ratings on personality traits

New analysis of such personality records show Asian-American applicants were rated lower than every other race on such traits as likability, kindness and respectability. Edward Blum, a legal strategist who founded Students for Fair Admissions , issu...

Six Labour MPs quit frontbench roles over key Brexit vote

The shock move came as the Prime Minister warned senior ministers in her Cabinet that defeat on a series of Lords amendments over the next two days would undermine the Government and make negotiations with Brussels harder. Remainers see it as a roa...

Stephen Colbert slams Jeff Sessions for citing Bible in border policy

Colbert continued to his lecture decrying the Trump's administration's plan to build a tent city close to El Paso, Texas, meant to house hundreds of young border crossers. Jackson was also critical of Sessions, saying in the past, Bible verses ha...

Silence observed for the victims of Grenfell fire

Wearing a green fabric sash around his neck, he greeted and hugged residents before writing a message on the tower's perimeter fence. It read: "Love and sympathy to all at Grenfell". Nicholas Burton, a former 19th-floor resident who was married to ...

Palestinians seek United Nations vote blaming Israel; US wants changes

The U.N. General Assembly has approved a Palestinian-backed resolution blaming Israel for violence in Gaza after narrowly rejecting a us demand to add an amendment condemning attacks on Israel by Gaza's Hamas rulers. "We want our civilian pop...

UN Sec Gen: implementing agreements by US, North Korean leaders requires patience

Just over half of all Americans say they approve of how President Donald Trump has handled North Korea, but only a quarter think that his summit this week with Kim Jong Un will lead to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, according to a ...

Republicans take a stand against separating children from parents at the border

But a senior White House official later said Trump had misspoken and believed his Fox interviewer was asking about an effort by GOP moderates - abandoned for now - that would have forced votes on a handful of bills and likely led to House passage o...

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Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

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Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Flights out of Sea-Tac, the largest commercial airport in the Pacific Northwest, were temporarily grounded during the drama. Horizon Air is part of Alaska Air Group and flies sho...

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Whitmer, a former legislative leader, defeated chemical-testing businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed in Tuesday's primary. Gretchen Driskell for ...

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Some visuals from flood-affected areas of the coastal state. The South-West monsoon has been vigorous over Kerala , resulting in heavy rains in various parts of the state for ...