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I promise to serve, says Ireland´s youngest Taoiseach

The election result, which Varadkar was tipped to win from the start, ultimately saw him receive more lukewarm support from Fine Gael members compared to the parliamentary party, who largely supported him in his leadership bid. And, the Holycross TD reacted sharply to a demand from Deputy Howlin that Mr Varadkar end contact with him. In a coming-out speech he gave in a radio interview , he had said, "It's not something that defines me". Read More »

Davis on scene of Virginia shooting


IL lawmakers are on that congressional team, including LaHood and representatives Rodney Davis and John Shimkus . "It felt like a construction site; somebody dropped a big piece of metal, and then the next thing I remember is somebody on the field yelling 'Run, he's got a gun!' I ran into the dugout like most people on the field", he said. Read More »

London fire: Woman dropped baby from burning block

Some desperate people reportedly jumped from the windows, while one woman, Samira Lamrani, said she saw a woman drop a baby from the ninth or 10th floor, for the child to be caught by a man below. We had breathing apparatuses on and we were basically carrying them down the stairs, ' he told LBC. "How can you forget that?" "Last time I saw him they were waving out of the window, his wife and children", she said, sitting outside a community centre that is serving as a hub for displaced residents. Read More »

UK, EU in suspense as May tries to strike power deal


May will host Arlene Foster in Downing Street to discuss terms of the DUP's backing for her minority government, reports the BBC. Earlier, Ms Foster said the talks were going well: "We hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion". Read More »

Trump Turns 71: Celebrations Underway Honoring Oldest American President


And this morning early President Trump, our Commander-in-Chief Tweeted out a happy birthday to Our Army and its soldiers. Unsurprisingly, anti-Trump campaigners are using the day to send their own birthday message to the President. Andy Ratto, a member of the group said: "While he is in DC blowing out the candles on his cake, we'll be out in the streets saying we hope none of his wishes come true". Read More »

Estranged wife of Lesotho prime minister-elect shot dead


Although Thabane's All Basotho Convention (ABC) emerged as the victor in the election with the 48 parliamentary seats, it failed to garner the requisite 61 seats needed to form a government. Stability was the dominant theme of the election in the kingdom known as Africa's Switzerland, because of its mountainous scenery. The country also has seen a number of high-profile assassinations. Read More »

Somali extremists in bloody restaurant siege through night

The Shabaab, an al-Qaeda aligned militant group that launches regular suicide attacks in the capital against civilian, government and military targets, claimed responsibility for the bombing via its Radio Andalus broadcaster and said that its gunmen had afterwards stormed the restaurant compound. Read More »

Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray today


The article termed the meeting "Chai pe Charcha" - meaning discussions over tea, a term coined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Shiv Sena has voted against NDA presidential candidate on two occasions in the past. Interestingly, his father, former chief minister of Maharashta Narayan Rane , was a member of Shiv Sena before he joined the Congress . The Sena has been pitching Mohan Bhagawat, the chief of BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for the nation's top post. Read More »

President Trump 'investigated over possible obstruction of justice'

And I'm not going to speculate on what he will or will not do", Sekulow said . The former Republican U.S. senator from Alabama, one of Trump's most avid supporters on the campaign trail, will likely have to explain why he told lawmakers in January he had no dealings with Kremlin officials previous year. Read More »

USA attorney general Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation allegations

Last week, Comey told the Senate committee that Trump had fired him to undermine the FBI's investigation of the Russian Federation matter. Speaking before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8, Comey said he wanted to get a record of his meetings with President Donald Trump "out into the public square" so he chose to ask a friend to share the content of his memo with a reporter. Read More »

Local lawmakers respond to baseball practice shooting

Hodgkinson also shot Matt Mika , who works as a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and was helping to coach the team; Zachary Barth, a legislative correspondent who works for Texas Rep. Four other people were taken to hospital following the shooting, which was described in a dramatic blow-by-blow account on CNN by Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama. Read More »

L'AS Rome enregistre l'arrivée du Mexicain Hector Moreno


C'est ce qu'a annoncé le club de Radja Nainggolan mardi. " Cela représente une étape importante dans ma carrière , a déclaré l'ancien joueur de l'Espanyol Barcelone (2011-2015) ou encore d'Alkmaar (2008-2011)". Il est pour l'instant en sélection, préparant la prochaine Coupe des Confédérations en Russie, où 'El Tri' jouera contre le pays hôte, la Nouvelle-Zélande et le Portugal. Read More »

Mourning, anger, questions over lives lost in London inferno

A spokesman for Number 10 Downing Street said May "is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life". Aside from the 12 victims who have thus far been confirmed dead, officials said at least 74 people were taken to hospitals with injuries that included smoke inhalation. Read More »

House Majority Whip, Several Others Shot At Virginia Baseball Field


Steve Scalise and shooting four other people as horrified legislators and staffers scrambled for cover amid a barrage of bullets. Some lawmakers want beefed up security at town halls. Roger Williams of Texas. "We didn't think some insane person was going to come shoot them". Barton is the baseball team's manager. But a handful of congressional leaders do have an officer nearby. Read More »

Incendie d'une tour à Londres: des résidents auraient alerté les autorités


D'autres témoins ont vu des parents jeter leurs enfants par la fenêtre pour tenter, dans un geste désespéré, de les sauver. Cet immeuble de grande hauteur avait pour politique de "rester sur place " en cas d'incendie , appelant les résidents à fermer leurs fenêtres et leurs portes et à attendre les secours, comme dans la plupart des immeubles de cette époque. Read More »

Le témoignage accablant de l'ancien directeur du FBI contre Donald Trump


Mercredi soir, à la veille de son audition, James Comey a rendu public un témoignage dans lequel il avait révélé que le président Trump lui avait demandé d'abandonner l'enquête sur Michael Flynn . Et à une sénatrice démocrate, une ancienne procureure, de rétorquer, jeudi, dans le débat qui a suivi ces accusations: "quand un gangster pointe une arme sur la tempe d'une victime et dit: "J'espère que vous pourrez me donner votre portefeuille" , et bien le mot " j'espère " est un ordre. Read More »

Belleville man identified in shooting of Republican congressman


Scott Applewhite). Trump, a Republican, won the U.S. presidential election in November. "Please take a moment today to cherish those you love and always remember those who serve and keep us safe", he said . A friend of Hodgkinson's in IL said what happened was totally out of character. The former mayor of Alexandria , Bill Euille, said he talked with the suspect at the local YMCA most mornings for more than a month, and even tried to help find Hodgkinson a job after seeing he was ... Read More »

US arrests nearly 200 Iraqis in deportation sweep


Chaldean-Americans protest against the seizure of family members Sunday by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents during a rally outside the Mother of God Chaldean church in Southfield, Michigan, U.S., June 12, 2017. Dozens of Iraqi Chaldean Catholics in Detroit were among those targeted in the immigration sweeps, some of whom fear they will be killed if deported to their home country, immigration attorneys and family members said. Read More »

Republican congressman shot by 'Bernie Sanders volunteer'


Court records show that Hodgkinson's legal trouble started in the 1990s with arrests for resisting police and drunken driving. His daughter escaped and got into the neighbor's vehicle, but Hodgkinson opened the door of the auto, pulled out a pocket knife and cut off the seatbelt she was wearing, records show. Read More »

Sir John Major is 'concerned wary and dubious' over DUP confidence deal

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said May's government lacked the credibility necessary for Brexit talks and should delay the negotiations. "If they don't accept the phased negotiations then we will take a year to draw up a new set of negotiating guidelines for Barnier", one senior European Union diplomat said, adding that the European Union could not understand Britain's continued claim that it would be able to discuss trade and the divorce terms in parallel. Read More »