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Opening ceremony of football festival kick off at Luzhniki Stadium

Opening ceremony of football festival kick off at Luzhniki Stadium But there's a twist: nobody has confirmed that Live It Up will actually be performed at the opening ceremony in Moscow and it's starting to look like it could headline the closing ceremony instead. The ceremony will take place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow , the largest stadium in the country with a seating capacity of 80,000, which is also where the final of the tournament will be he... [Full Article...]

SNP MPs walk out of PMQs in protest over Brexit debate

SNP MPs walk out of PMQs in protest over Brexit debate Lawmakers from the Scottish National Party (SNP) staged a dramatic walkout from the British parliament on Wednesday after their leader was ordered to leave the House of Commons in a row over Brexit . "I really do hope that the people of Scotland listened very carefully to what the PM said", he said. That is a democratic outrage. "I'm not hearing that at this time and it is my clear understand... [Full Article...]

Immigration Standoff Shakes Merkel's Fragile Government

Immigration Standoff Shakes Merkel's Fragile Government The chancellor's open-door policy came close to tearing her conservative movement apart and the split was only mended after Mr. Seehofer, then governor of Bavaria and the chancellor's most vocal in-house critic, agreed to join her new government in March. [Full Article...]

IG report criticizes James Comey's handling of Hillary Clinton probe

IG report criticizes James Comey's handling of Hillary Clinton probe Comey came under fire for his unorthodox methods during the Clinton investigation including making a public announcement of his recommendation not to file charges, as well as his subsequent letter to Congress announcing the reopening of the probe soon before the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Theresa May’s frantic search for the flawless Brexit compromise

Theresa May’s frantic search for the flawless Brexit compromise Theresa May was forced into a major compromise yesterday when she had to agree to give parliament a greater role in Brexit negotiations to avert a defeat at the hands of rebels from her own party who want to keep close European Union ties after Britain leaves. [Full Article...]

Fires And Drought Close Forests In Colorado And New Mexico

Fires And Drought Close Forests In Colorado And New Mexico Some couples have sparks, but this one has a wildfire. As of June 12, the Burro Fire east of Dolores scorched nearly 2,684 acres in the forest, and the 416 Fire north of Durango has scorched more than 23,000 acres around the Hermosa Creek drainage. [Full Article...]

Explosive eruption reported from Hawaii's Kilauea

Explosive eruption reported from Hawaii's Kilauea A Hawaii volcano continues to erupt from a vent in a Big Island community, sending a stream of lava toward the ocean. Scientists said that while the height of the lava is variable depending on the source and local topography, much of the area is covered in 10 to 20 feet (3 to 6 meters) of lava. [Full Article...]

New York Sues to Dissolve Donald J. Trump Foundation

New York Sues to Dissolve Donald J. Trump Foundation Trump or the Trump Organization", Underwood said in a 41-page complaint filed in NY state court in Manhattan. She asked that its remaining $1 million in assets be distributed to other charities and that Trump be forced to pay at least $2.8 million in restitution and penalties. [Full Article...]

Sieren's China: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un choose peace

Sieren's China: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un choose peace Already, North Korea has criticized the USA and South Korea's military drills, saying they're not helpful for peace talks. Donald Trump impersonators were on hand, as was the USA basketball star Dennis Rodman, who turned up to support his friend Kim Jong Un , but also peddled a cryptocurrency. [Full Article...]

Senators seek to soothe relations with Canada riled up by Trump

Senators seek to soothe relations with Canada riled up by Trump His apology comes amid a war of words between Trump and Trudeau after the G7 summit in Canada . "That Canada could be considered a national security threat to the United States is inconceivable", said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . " Kim must not see American weakness ", Kudlow said. That number shifts to a $17.5 billion trade deficit when services are excluded. "I had a good relationsh... [Full Article...]

U.S. officially opens new de facto embassy in Taiwan

U.S. officially opens new de facto embassy in Taiwan China bars Taiwan from membership in the United Nations and many other global organizations and has been luring away the island's remaining diplomatic allies, leaving it with just 18. It remains unclear whether AIT's new compound will be guarded by active service U.S. Marine Corps soldiers, which are a standard feature among all other U.S. [Full Article...]

Migrant boat left adrift on EU's choppy waters

Migrant boat left adrift on EU's choppy waters The crisis came after Italy's new right-wing interior minister made good on a pledge to close the country's ports to non-governmental organisations that pick up migrants at sea. That agreement is thought to have involved payments to certain Libyan authorities and strongmen. "We still don't know when we are leaving, and we still have 1,500 kilometres (930 miles) to cross with the rescued people... [Full Article...]

Tensions flare as Macron criticises Italy for turning away migrant ship

Tensions flare as Macron criticises Italy for turning away migrant ship Interior Minister Matteo Salvini was to brief Parliament later Wednesday on the situation as the Aquarius and its 629 passengers continued its dayslong, westward voyage to Spain. The border crossing point at Ventimiglia has been the scene of protests and desperation for years as France has refused to let in migrants, many of whom are seeking to reach family in France or Germany. [Full Article...]

Yemen war: Fighting rages over vital port of Hudaydah

Yemen war: Fighting rages over vital port of Hudaydah The humanitarian assistance being sent by worldwide organizations have been looted by the Houthis in control of Hodeida port, while also preventing goods and oil derivatives from entry, causing famine, starvation and poverty inside the province, the report said . [Full Article...]

Israel General calls to change policy with Hamas in Gaza

Israel General calls to change policy with Hamas in Gaza Palestinian medics and protesters evacuate a wounded youth near the Gaza Strip's border with Israel , during a protest east of Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip, Friday, June 8, 2018. The resolution deplores Israel's use of "excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force" against Palestinian civilians and calls for protection measures for Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank. [Full Article...]

United Nations seeks urgent ceasefire to stop UAE assault on Yemeni port

United Nations seeks urgent ceasefire to stop UAE assault on Yemeni port Previous U.N. efforts have failed to end the country's conflict, which has triggered the world's most urgent humanitarian crisis in the impoverished Arab state, the United Nations has said . The Saudi-backed Yemeni forces continued to make ground advancement during the battles with Houthis on Yemen's west coast near the Hodeidah Airport. [Full Article...]

The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America

The 2026 World Cup will be played in North America The United States will be a host nation for soccer's World Cup in 2026, and Jacksonville could be among the destinations for the world's top players to tune up before the tournament kicks off. "I'm grateful to everyone who has worked so hard to get us to this point". Canada has never staged a men's World Cup, but hosted the women's tournament in 2015. [Full Article...]

Ruet-e-Hilal committee to meet on June 14 for Shawwal moon

Ruet-e-Hilal committee to meet on June 14 for Shawwal moon Preparations have begun in full swing and we can already see markets hustling with Eid special desserts and delicacies , especially in the dingy lanes of Old Delhi; we love the hustle bustle and everything in between. When is Eid? Many Muslims are often asked this question in the month of Ramzan as their friends wait for Eid delicacies. Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) also will remain closed for thr... [Full Article...]

On Twitter, Trump declares that the North Korea nuclear threat is over

On Twitter, Trump declares that the North Korea nuclear threat is over The United States did, however, commit to suspending joint military exercises with South Korea , Trump told reporters before departing the summit site. Recent analysis by Chinese scholars and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs both indicate that Beijing foresees a strengthened role for China as a strategic powerbroker in the Trump-Kim agreement. [Full Article...]

US hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

US hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks Mnuchin. US officials announced new sanctions Monday to punish Russian entities and individuals over cyberattacks launched over the past year. Three top Divetechnoservices executives-Aleksandr Lvovich Tribun, Oleg Sergeyevich Chirikov and Vladimir Yakovlevich Kaganskiy-were also targeted by OFAC on Monday. [Full Article...]


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