Wednesday June 28-th, 2017

Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets

By May 31, Ossoff raised about $23.6 million, while Handel had raised about $4.5 million. While many saw the runoff election in Georgia to be a referendum of Trump's presidency, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer disagreed. And Alabama...

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

But on the Sunday talk shows, his lawyer Jay Sekulow said that the president's Tweet was in response to a Washington Post story quoting unnamed sources and that the problem was Twitter's strict limit on characters. Adam SchiffAdam SchiffM...

Senate Passes New Iran Sanctions Bill 98-2 Senate Passes New Iran Sanctions Bill 98-2

Also included in the bill is an amendment strengthening sanctions for Russian officials who support cyberattacks against the USA and its allies. Sens. Capitol Police force, while they practiced for a congressional baseball game in Alexandria, Virgi...

May earmarks relief money for London fire victims; death toll at 30 May earmarks relief money for London fire victims; death toll at 30

Residents who survived said they warned the building's manager about fire hazards for years but were ignored. Every family whose home was destroyed in the Grenfell Tower fire will receive a down-payment of at least £5,500 on Monday.

Forget group win over Pakistan, India's Virat Kohli warns before final Forget group win over Pakistan, India's Virat Kohli warns before final

They also have a well-balanced attack, with new-ball bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah supported by contrasting spinners in Ravichandran Ashwin and left-armer Ravindra Jadeja, with the like of Kedar Jadhav, as he showed against Bang...

Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise' Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at Wednesday's practice and gave medical help after the shooting, said it would have "been awful" if the game had been canceled, and said Scalise would want it to go on. "We all owe Steve a big, big thank you". "...

Tower Block Fire Survivors Storm London Town Hall

Professor Geoff Gibson at Newcastle University, who has advised the US Navy and the oil and gas industry on the use of fire-resistant materials, said those buildings must now be made safe. Pictures showing the charred insides of a flat in the tower b...

Britain says no European Union exit deal unless future relationship taken into account Britain says no European Union exit deal unless future relationship taken into account

On a visit to Paris on Tuesday evening where she met with French President Emmanuel Macron , May described the talks as "productive". "We know each other and we understand each other", she said. "The Labour Party stands ready to offer strong and...

Tillerson cancels trip to Mexico to work on Qatar crisis

Qatar's ambassador to the United States, Meshal Hamad al-Thani, posted a picture of the signing ceremony on Twitter. The Pentagon issued a press statement saying the sale would increase US-Qatari security cooperation. To consolidate his grip on ...

7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate 7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate

But he said essentially that he was flustered by a question from Sen. But by then he was already under an ethical cloud because he had told lawmakers at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign ....

UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister' UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister'

Despite May's business-as-usual tone, some senior Conservative figures were openly questioning how long she could remain as party leader. DUP leader Arlene Foster told a news conference later that her party will begin discussions with the Tories, s...

Jeff Sessions: Trump's attorney general to testify in public on Russian Federation

Sessions , an early and ardent supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, would be the highest government official to testify before the Senate intelligence committee in its probe of allegations that Russian Federation may h...

Defiant May vows to stay on despite UK election blow Defiant May vows to stay on despite UK election blow

Angela Merkel has said Brexit negotiations should go ahead as scheduled in nine days' time - despite the United Kingdom being plunged into political turmoil by the general election. "It was a self-inflicted error, a self-inflicted wound and it was ...

Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

Together, the two parties will have a narrow majority in Parliament. British Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to form a government that will provide "certainty" and guide the country through Brexit , after voters delivered her party a hu...

Election 2017: Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis told BBC Radio 4 Monday that exit negotiations with the European Union will start June 19 as planned, despite the Conservative Party's poor showing in last week's general election. Mrs May, who ha...

British PM May says will govern with British PM May says will govern with "friends" for successful Brexit deal

With media asking whether May could remain in Downing Street after her electoral humiliation, ministers said now was not the time for the further uncertainty that a party leadership contest would bring. MARTIN: But she is talking to a party out in No...

CT 2017: Graeme Smith disappointed with South Africa's performance CT 2017: Graeme Smith disappointed with South Africa's performance

Junaid Khan earlier struck in his second over to dismiss opener Gunathilaka cheaply, after Pakistan won the toss and made a decision to bowl first in the last Champions Trophy group match . South Africa responded with back-to-back maiden overs...

Dublin warns May over DUP coalition

Her supporters say she is one of the few senior Tories able to connect to young voters. Stepping in to defend the prime minister, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said Osborne - who was sacked by May and has since resigned as a lawmaker to edit The...

Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Irish party to cling to power Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Irish party to cling to power

The two parties are expected to produce a "programme for government". After frantic consultations with DUP leader Arlene Foster, the Prime Minister headed to Buckingham Palace to seek the formal permission of the Queen to form a new government, r...

Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback

It now holds 318 seats. May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in a humiliating election on Thursday and now need the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative DUP to pass votes, sparking widespread calls f...

DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May

He saw his majority in Clwyd West cut by nearly half from 6,730 to 3,437. Mrs May is attempting to shore up her position in Number 10 as the head of a minority government and has sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to lead talks with the Democrat...

Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off

For its part, Qatar issued an overnight statement saying residents living in the country from nations that severed ties would have "complete freedom" to stay despite the "hostile and tendentious campaigns" now targeting it. Erdogan also greenlighte...

House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

Trump on Twitter. In his anger at Comey for refusing to publicly disclose that the president was not personally under investigation, legal experts said, Trump may have actually made himself the target of an investigation. Under persistent questioni...

British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election

Corbyn's newly energized Labour Party officially backs Brexit - since voters endorsed it in a referendum past year - but many important figures in the party advocate a much "softer" approach, and their views now may now carry sway. But what happens...

Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'

Comey responded by providing memos of his meetings with Trump to a friend at Columbia Law School. And while Comey's firing did trigger knee-jerk charges of obstruction of justice , and his wish for the appointment of an independent counsel, there ar...

President Trump's Lawyer: Comey's Now Admitted He's "One of These Leakers"

Comey says that he should not answer that question in a hearing open to the public, though clarifies he didn't mean to imply anything "nefarious". Sessions recused himself from "any existing or future investigations" regarding the 2016 presidenti...

Qatar sports network blocked in UAE Qatar sports network blocked in UAE

Saudi Arabia meanwhile said it will revoke Qatar Airways' operating licences and close the airline's offices in the kingdom within 48 hours. The official also said that Qatar's passenger planes will have to fly over Iran and Turkey to reach Europ...

NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998 NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

And Game 2 of the NBA Finals is starting like a 100-meter dash. Golden State improved to 14-0 this postseason to keep alive a chance of becoming the first group to go unbeaten to a title. "Having awareness, can't relax, can't fall asleep", Cavs co...

Champions Trophy: Amla, Tahir lead South Africa past Sri Lanka

Speakin g at the toss, Tharanga said, "We will bowl first, overcast conditions - there might be some help early on". Smith also had praise for Amla's timely return to form, but was particularly pleased with Du Plessis's contribution to the vict...

"Wonder Woman" Broke the Record for Highest Earning Opening With Female Director

Wonder Woman opened to critical acclaim and broken box office records , so it's no surprise the rumors of a sequel have been confirmed . Wonder Woman is in theaters now. Directed by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Patty Jenkins , the film also...

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