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David Davis says Brexit talks may start later than originally planned

The European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt, says EU officials are growing "impatient" with the British government , as they wait for its negotiating position following last week's snap election. " Theresa May must immediately create a cross-party joint Cabinet committee to negotiate Brexit". "If the government cannot even secure a deal with the DUP, how on earth can they get a deal with the European Union? " asked MP Alistair Carmichael. Lire la suite »

DUP pact is playing fast and loose with peace, Adams warns

Ms Sturgeon said: "I want to record my deep-seated concern and, I believe, the deep-seated concern of many not just in Scotland but across the United Kingdom right now at the prospect of some sort of grubby deal between the Tories and the DUP to allow Theresa May to cling to office". Lire la suite »

GOP's Scalise Upgraded to Serious Condition After More Surgery

Lawmakers, including many of those who were at the practice, praised the decision. It drew a record attendance of 24,959 attendees. "We need to play". There was also a moment of silence for the victims of Wednesday's shootings. In his first at bat, Murphy, who has played in every congressional game since his election to Congress in 2007, calmly took four balls without a swing and walked. Lire la suite »

Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround

Yet such was the form of replacement left-arm quick Rumman Raees, who marked his ODI debut with two wickets, it is by no means certain even a fully fit Amir will come straight back into a side that has been well-led by Sarfraz Ahmed , in fine form as both wicket-keeper and batsman. Lire la suite »

Palestinians, Israelis dispute Tillerson on "martyrs' fund"

On Tuesday, Tillerson said that the PNA agreed to stop the payments for families of assailants, including suicide bombers who carried out attacks on Israelis . Tillerson added that Trump told the Palestinians he has a "certain window of patience" on this issue, and that if it takes too long, he will lose interest, which could adversely affect the level of American support for the Palestinian Authority. Lire la suite »

DUP agreement will end 'no deal' Brexit talk

The source said the talks to leave the European Union would not be delayed, removing the question mark over the negotiations being derailed by May's lack of a parliamentary majority lost in an election she did not need to call. Fighting for her political survival, May has been trying to strike a deal with a small Northern Irish Protestant party to avoid a second election that could delay Brexit talks and damage the $2.5trillion economy. Lire la suite »

Queen praises a country 'resolute in the face of adversity'

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Addressing the British people on her official birthday, Queen Elizabeth wrote of a "very sombre national mood" following a "succession of bad tragedies" that have befallen the British people over the last number of months. She added: "Put to the test, the United Kingdom has been resolute in the face of adversity. United in our sadness, we are equally determined, without fear or favour, to support all those rebuilding lives so horribly affected by injury and loss", she said. Lire la suite »

US State Secretary: North Korea Frees American Citizen

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North Korea sentenced Warmbier to prison after he admitted trying to steal a propaganda banner during a trip there. In March 2016, a North Korean kangaroo court, after a one hour show trial, concluded, according to the state-run North Korean Central News Agency, that Warmbier had committed a crime "pursuant to the US government's hostile policy toward [the North], in a bid to impair the unity of its people after entering it as a tourist". Lire la suite »

Time Running Out To Reach Northern Power Sharing Agreement

They too have had a good election and we congratulate them on that. Emergency laws should be brought in that automatically hold by-elections for MPs who are permanently absent from the Commons and, specifically, where it is understood that elected members will not take their seats. Lire la suite »

Attacker shot outside Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris

Soderberg told the news service that "everyone was very quiet and very scared" as police examined each of the cathedral's pews, but that everything inside the cathedral was calm and orderly. Journalist David Metreau, who said his office overlooks the square that fronts Notre-Dame, tweeted there were two blasts that sounded like shots. France creates new counter-terrorism task force after Notre Dame attack. Lire la suite »

As Russia Probe Widens, Special Counsel Builds Up Team

An official of Trump's transition confirmed the laywer's internal order sent Thursday. The source spoke on condition of anonymity. On May 9, Trump summoned Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to the White House to discuss Comey, a meeting that ended with the president instructing the Justice Department leaders to put their criticism of Comey in writing. Lire la suite »

FBI Won't Release Comey Memos, So The 'Times,' 'CNN,' And Others Sue

The Russia investigation will include interviews and other evidence to determine what role Russia had, if any, in last year's election. This immediately led to the "Saturday Night Massacre" with the resignations of the Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus on October 20, 1973. Lire la suite »

United Kingdom and EU Brexit negotiations to start on June 19

May has dismissed calls to resign following the dismal election result after calling a vote three years early in the hope of bolstering her slim majority, only to actually lose seats. May's appointment of top Brexit campaigner Michal Gove to the cabinet on Sunday could help bolster the " hard Brexit " view. However in his interview, Mr Barnier sounded increasingly impatient with the United Kingdom saying: "I don't know what hard Brexit or soft Brexit means". Lire la suite »

Talks on propping up UK PM May's Conservatives are 'very positive'

Mr Adams, who is President of Sinn Fein , met the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street along with other senior figures in the party. But the DUP leader insisted it was now down to Sinn Féin whether an agreement is done. "They can't have it both ways, it has to be dealt with sensibly", she said. Although talks broke up on Tuesday night without agreement, Theresa May described the discussions as "productive". Lire la suite »

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to 'serious' condition following baseball practice shooting

After his visit to the Congressman's bedside, who he called a "true friend and patriot", President Trump tweeted , "Rep. Steve Scalise , one of the truly great people, is in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". This person was not authorised to speak publicly about the case and spoke on condition of anonymity. All the names listed were Republicans. Scalise has spoken to the chamber for the past three years, most recently last week in Washington D.C. Lire la suite »

U.S. congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

Tonight congressional Republicans and Democrats are facing off on the baseball field for their annual charity game. The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity - usually a low-key event that draws about 10,000 people - had sold more than 20,000 tickets and raised more than $1 million for charity as of Thursday afternoon, according to organizers. Lire la suite »

Perez closing in on third mandate as Real president

According to the accusation, after signing his contract with Real Madrid in the summer of 2009, Ronaldo "purported to" cede his image rights to a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands, a tax haven in the Caribbean. That said, his marketability grows with age and United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has been desperate to sign players with the image to drive United's brand. Lire la suite »

Pak Consulate General officials missing in Afghanistan

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Islamabad did not speculate who may be behind the disappearances, but various Afghanistan-based Islamist groups have targeted diplomats in the past. A press release from FO Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria's office said Islamabad is in constant contact with Afghan authorities, and the matter of the diplomats' safety and recovery at the earliest has been raised with the relevant officials. Lire la suite »

Scalise to remain in hospital 'for some time'

Rep. Mike Doyle of the Democrat team will be hosting a dinner next Wednesday for the Republican team in order that all may come together and reflect, reported CNN . Steve Scalise and others wounded. He says the country is praying for all of the victims who are still recovering. " Ladies and gentlemen, let's play ball! " he said. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump is considering just firing special counsel Robert Mueller

But it was released shortly after The Washington Post reported - citing unnamed USA officials familiar with the matter - that the business dealings of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller , who has been investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the Trump administration's potential ties to Russia. Lire la suite »

Scalise upgraded to serious condition; shooter had list of names, source says

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James Hodgkinson , the gunman in Wednesday's attack, was killed when a pair of Capitol police officers assigned to protect Scalise returned fire. For all the noise and fury, we are one family. Rep. Roger Williams of Texas, taken away in a stretcher with an injured ankle from the chaos in Virginia, hobbled around the third-base box Thursday night, coaching the GOP team as planned, with his crutches set aside. Lire la suite »