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Mike Pence hired former Attorney General to represent him in Russian Federation investigation


The vice president's office said Thursday that Pence has retained Richard Cullen , a Richmond, Virginia-based lawyer and chairman of McGuire Woods who previously served as a USA attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. He also was part of the team that represented Jonnie Williams Sr., the wealthy vitamin executive who testified under immunity for the prosecution in the corruption case against former Gov. Read More »

Four-year-old girl dies after drowning in the bath


Medics managed to revive the girl and she was rushed to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition. Although officers from Green Valley Local Area Command are investigating the death, a police spokeswoman said it was most likely a "tragic accident". Read More »

UK's May launches plan for government, promising to listen to Brexit concerns

Theresa May said: 'As we continue to respond to the needs of the community, our focus is on ensuring that all of those affected by this unimaginable tragedy get the right support as quickly as possible. In a statement they criticised Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation for its reaction to the disaster. He said: "When the truth comes out about this tragedy we may find that there is blood on the hands of a number of organisations". Read More »

Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria


Russian Federation threatened aircraft from the USA -led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline meant to avoid collisions in retaliation for the US military shooting down a Syrian warplane on Sunday. The official was not authorized to be quoted by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. In the Syrian capital, Damascus, rebels fired artillery shells from the suburbs into the city, wounding at least three people, according to the state news agency SANA. Read More »

Pérez: Ronaldo will stay at Real Madrid


The future of all-time top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo and fellow forwards Alvaro Morata and James Rodriguez has, however, been thrown into doubt, although Perez said Real has not started conducting their business yet. "He will tell us what has happened.(.) The only thing I know is that he feels mistreated by the media". The forward, with the Portugal squad in Russian Federation, signed a new five-year contract in November 2016, but has been linked with a return to Manchester United . Read More »

Opposition Figures Arrested As Anti-Corruption Protests Roil Russia

Police in Russia's second-largest city have arrested scores of people who gathered in a park in St. Petersburg's center for an unsanctioned opposition protest. The Russian authorities demand that applications be filed and approved for any rallies, protests or public events. Those protests were the largest since a wave of anti-Kremlin demonstrations in 2012 and resulted in over 1,000 arrests, putting rare domestic pressure on Putin, who is expected to run for and win re-election next year. Read More »

Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef , who also serves as interior minister, had overseen the Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution and had been tasked with nominating its chairman. In a conservative kingdom used to ageing leaders, the rise of the young prince symbolises the hopes of a youthful local population, more than half of which is under 25. Read More »

Sen. Coons: Otto Warmbier's Death "Tantamount To Murder Of An American Citizen"

The U.S. government accuses North Korea of using such detainees as political pawns. North Korea said Warmbier went into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill. Trump said Tuesday that it was a "total disgrace" what happened to Warmbier, but doctors and the administration haven't offered an explanation for the student's condition preceding his death. Read More »

Foster same-sex marriage letter released


Last week Mrs Foster had denied sending a letter after former Scottish minister Marco Biagi claimed she asked him to curtail same-sex marriage access for Northern Ireland couples. John O'Docherty, director of The Rainbow Project, a LGBT rights group in Northern Ireland, said Foster owed people an apology and explanation. Since 2015, Scotland has been the only place in the United Kingdom where couples with a Northern Irish civil partnership can simply convert it to a marriage without first ... Read More »

At least 40 killed in C.Africa day after ceasefire agreed


Thousands of people have been killed and hundreds of thousands displaced in the vehicle since mainly Muslim Seleka rebels ousted President Francois Bozize in 2013. Witnesses said houses were looted and set on fire during the clashes. As of 2100 GMT, 43 people were injured, according to the charity. Most had been shot. Read More »

Moon says hopes for North Korea talks by year's end - CBS interview

The coroner, Lakshmi Kode Sammarco, is expecting to release initial results from her examination later on Tuesday or on Wednesday, Jasper said. Asked how the Warmbier case would affect Moon's efforts to engage North Korea as he has said he wants to, the president added: "I believe we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime ". Read More »

Despite China's 'Help With North Korea, It Has Not Worked Out'

American college student Otto Warmbier only meant to spend five days sightseeing in North Korea in 2016. Moon said that while "we can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr. From those, they saw that Warmbier had sustained a severe neurological injury. The United States once again condemns the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim."he said". Read More »

Royals top Red Sox, 4-2


Prior to Sunday night, Boston relievers had thrown 26 straight scoreless innings. The fortunes of Jason Hammel and the Kansas City Royals have taken similar turns this season. The Cincinnati Reds have placed Bronson Arroyo on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder, one day after the 40-year-old right-hander said there is a possibility his career might be over. Read More »

USA shifts tone in Qatar crisis, seeks Saudi answers


He said he hoped USA and European officials from countries like Britain, France and Germany could take part to ensure that Qatar does not harbor or fund extremists. Officials later clarified there would be exceptions for mixed-nationality families in the Gulf . There was no immediate comment from Riyadh or Abu Dhabi. Read More »

BlackBerry launches QNX Hypervisor 2.0 for safer and more secure connected cars


BlackBerry said on Wednesday it has developed new software for running complex computer systems on vehicles that will be bundled with semiconductors sold by Qualcomm . The software will allow cars to manage errors and faults better because the infotainment system can be given extra privileges. Beard says that automotive software is the most intricate software environment in the world. Read More »

Emporio Armani to launch its first touch-screen smartwatch


The global fashion brand unveiled its first touchscreen smartwatch collection at the Milan Fashion Week, and Armani brought singer Shawn Mendes to be the spokesperson for the new line of smartwatches. Android Wear 2 .0 onboard means users will be able to install Android apps right from the Google Play Store , as well as third-party complications and better Google Fit functionalities. Read More »

Russia, Turkey, Iran to take part in Astana meeting on Syria

That led Russian Federation, a close ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad , to warn that it would target USA -led coalition planes flying west of the Euphrates River. of coordinating with ISIS . A USA fighter jet shot down a pro-regime drone near al-Tanf in southeastern Syria, just outside the de-confliction zone according to the officials. Read More »

US Says It Downed Iran-Made Drone In Syria

A similar drone was shot down in the same location after it dropped munitions near coalition forces on June 8. Propaganda videos followed, highlighting an Iranian Shaheed-129 filming the strike. Over the past few months, Syrian forces have made sweeping gains against Takfiri elements, who have lately increased their acts of violence across the country following a series of defeats on the ground. Read More »

Iran's top leader opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

Ayatollah Khamenei warned that any emergence of division and conflict among Iraqis would pave the way for Washington to harm Iraq, stressing the importance of preventing the presence of USA forces in Iraq under the pretext of training. "We want to coordinate with these states to continue fighting terrorism", Abadi said, referring to Islamic State, the extremist Sunni group that controls parts of Iraq and Syria, and has staged attacks in both Iran and Saudi Arabia, as well as the West. Read More »

Delays on Dartford Crossing after crash


The collision involved two HGVs and three cars at junction 4 of the motorway on the anti-clockwise carriageway. Congestion in the area is building and any drivers considering a journey are advised to check traffic conditions before setting out on journeys. Read More »