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May Sets Up Meeting With Irish "Kingmakers"

Michelle O'Neill has taken over as the SF leader in the Northern Ireland Assembly, and Mary Lou McDonald is deputy leader in the Irish parliament . The talks with the DUP follow her apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting for the party's poor election result. [Full Article...]

North Korea says it tested new anti-ship missile

North Korea said Friday it has tested a new type of cruise missile that could strike USA and South Korean warships "at will" if it is attacked, in an apparent reference to the projectiles detected by Seoul when they were launched a day earlier. [Full Article...]

Warriors well-built for success over the long haul

The city of Oakland is gearing up for a Thursday parade to celebrate the Golden State Warriors latest National Basketball Association title. Even the Finals themselves felt inevitable with Golden State defeating Cleveland in five games. [Full Article...]

Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda

Kiwis beat Oracle in 1st 2 America's Cup races in Bermuda Team New Zealand claimed the first two races of the America's Cup today, taking a 1-0 lead into tomorrow. The first direct comparison of the 50-foot catamaran's performance has been much anticipated in the first-to-seven competition. [Full Article...]

Congressional Charity Baseball Game Final

Like the Congressional Baseball Game , which is being played Thursday night between Democrats and Republicans, the softball game between female members of Congress and the Washington press corps will go on as planned next week. "It just shows how resilient these politicians are". "I think the security for members of Congress is embarrassingly inadequate". In an emotional interview with CNN... [Full Article...]

3 charged in shooting at Chicago playground; 2 girls injured

3 charged in shooting at Chicago playground; 2 girls injured Johnson says the former students were on a street corner when someone fired at them, and when they ran toward the playground, the girls were shot. "It angers me that these little children can not grow up in a neighborhood and not think that gunfire is the norm". [Full Article...]

Document says Trump hotel brought in nearly $20M

Document says Trump hotel brought in nearly $20M He has at least $1.4 billion in assets and reported at least $594 million in income from January 2016 through this spring. Following Trump's election, Mar-a-Lago doubled its initiation fee for members to $200,000. But Trump did not divest, instead placing his enormous portfolio of financial assets in a trust. The disclosure on Friday came days after attorneys general for the District ... [Full Article...]

US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions Russian energy companies under sanctions "have already proven they can attract funds from Russian banks or local bonds market easily", analysts at BCS including Vladimir Tikhomirov in Moscow said in a note to clients. The Senate bill also would cement in law a series of executive orders signed by Obama and aimed at punishing Russian Federation for aggressive behavior, including its 2014 annexati... [Full Article...]

London fire: Tempers flare as 58 presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

She faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" as she returned Friday to meet survivors, residents and volunteers at a local church. Dozens of police officers had to hold back angry crowds and break up scuffles as her vehicle drove off afterwards. [Full Article...]

Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, said any move to oust Mueller would "be the last straw" for many in Congress and would have "echoes of Watergate", when President Richard Nixon dismissed special prosecutor Archibald Cox over Cox's subpoenas for White House tapes. [Full Article...]

DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

The DUP source told BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith the two parties were now finalising the "terms and conditions" of an agreement after Mrs May and DUP leader Arlene Foster met on Tuesday. Moreover, a soft Brexit stance is also likely to please the DUP , which still wants a comprehensive free trade and customs agreement with the European Union , despite its pro-Brexit stance... [Full Article...]

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Firing Mueller after a month in the post would be an explosive political step and inevitably raise concerns that the president was trying to obstruct an investigation affecting the White House . [Full Article...]

Putin: early to speak about retaliation against new U.S. sanctions - agency

That's a realistic threat, despite confidence from Israeli lobbyists that it would not, as the bill was largely an attempt to sneak sanctions the U.S. "But it doesn't give the president the power to ratchet them down". The Senate bill proposes adding restrictions to banks' and energy companies' ability to raise capital, and allows for new sanctions on state-owned entities in the rail, shipping... [Full Article...]

'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'

The Conservatives are considering an arrangement in which the Northern Ireland party backs May on the budget and her confidence motions and the DUP stands to make huge gains from the deal. The DUP is believed to be more favourable to a "soft Brexit " that would keep Northern Ireland's border with the Republic of Ireland free-flowing. [Full Article...]

Never Played For A Super Team? Twitter Roasts LeBron's Post Game Comment

Durant didn't really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. It is the second ring of Iguodala's 13-year career, but for veterans Javale Mcgee, Matt Barnes and David West, it was their first. The Warriors won a league-record 14 consecutive games during this year's playoffs and went 16-1 overall in the postseason. That's not a typo. Or as James would say: To win not one, not two, not ... [Full Article...]

Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice He would not discuss his conversations about the matter with the president and would not even say whether he was surprised when, shortly after his own memo agreeing with Rosenstein's reasoning was trotted out by the White House as justification for the firing, Trump confirmed in a television interview and to Russian officials in the Oval Office that the real reason was Comey's handling of the ... [Full Article...]

'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

'Witch Hunt': Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing The probe is being led by special counsel Robert Mueller , who was appointed by Rosenstein . I think the president should get on the work that is so important that he do and at this point let this investigation run its course. Vice president Mike Pence , who headed the Trump transition until Inauguration Day, has also hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding ... [Full Article...]

Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game Steve Scalise , R-La., who remains in critical condition. President Donald Trump visited with Scalise's family earlier Thursday and commented, "He's in some trouble". Scalise has been an avid participant in the game since arriving in Congress in 2008. The suspect in the Virginia shooting, James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, targeted a practice of the Republican Congressional ... [Full Article...]

UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

On his talks in London with Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday, he said they had offered an "Irish solution to an English problem" as giving Northern Ireland special European Union status after Brexit to keep an open border on the island. [Full Article...]

Search goes on for seven US sailors after collision off Japan

Search goes on for seven US sailors after collision off Japan Benson was reported to be in stable condition in the hospital, while the other two were still having their injuries assessed. The U.S. ship left its base in Yokosuka for routine operations on Friday, according to a spokesman for U.S. Relatives of crew members were awaiting news of their loved ones. A myriad of information is being analyzed on the cause of the collision, sources close to th... [Full Article...]


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