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L'UE retrouve la confiance, Theresa May fragilisée — Sommet de Bruxelles

Son intervention devrait être brève car il ne s'agit pas d'ouvrir une discussion, ont insisté plusieurs sources diplomatiques à Bruxelles. La position britannique est très attendue alors que les Européens ont déjà publié les principes directeurs qui guideront leur négociation, notamment sur la question épineuse du sort des citoyens expatriés qui est l'une des trois priorités des tractations entre les deux camps. Read More »

The DC Memorial For A Murdered Muslim Teen Was Set On Fire

A 22-year-old Virginia man was held on a murder charge Monday in the slaying of the girl, who wa. Abas Sherif , a spokesman for the victim's family, said Hassanen and the other girls in her group were wearing headscarves, leaving many to believe she was targeted because of her religion. Read More »

Early projections suggest Macron's REM party winning majority

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The Republicans are projected to have taken 20.9% of the vote, which is predicted to result in the party winning between 80-100 seats. Marine Le Pen's Front National has done badly with just 13pc of the vote, meaning the party is likely to finish up in third place and win between three and ten seats in the second round - leaving them short of the 15 seats needed to form a parliamentary group in the National Assembly. Read More »

Archbishop says Church of England 'colluded with' sex abuse

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It reveals a culture of collusion concealment and protection within a church that put its own reputation before the victims of bishop Peter Ball . The former bishop of Lewes and Gloucester admitted abusing boys as young as 12. Ball was cautioned by police and resigned from his post in 1993, but was allowed to continue to carry out services, including baptisms and confirmations and speaking engagements in at least 17 public schools, up until 2007. Read More »

Israeli court stands up for woman in airline gender seat swap case

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Women who are asked to move their seats, are not required to do so. It awarded Rabinowitz, a Holocaust survivor, 6,500 shekels (1,449 pounds) in damages. Rabinowitz was represented by the Israel Religious Action Center , or IRAC, the public and legal advocacy arm of the Reform Movement in Israel, which had been looking for a test case on switching seats in which the flight attendant was actively involved in making the switch. Read More »

United Kingdom population sees biggest increase in 70 years

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The ONS noted they recorded a rise in births and fewer deaths in the year to June 2016, but said the main driver of population growth is still net migration, which represented 62.4 per cent of the total increase. Neil Park, head of population estimates unit at the ONS, said: "The population of the United Kingdom continued to grow in the year to mid-2016 at a similar rate to that seen over recent years. Read More »

Louis Aliot refuse de se rendre à une convocation de la police

Louis Alio n'est pas contraint de se rendre à la convocation. La date " regarde les juges et moi " a précisé la nouvelle députée du Pas-de-Calais. Le FN est soupçonné d'avoir mis en place un système pour rémunérer ses permanents ou des cadres avec des crédits européens, en les faisant salarier comme assistants de ses eurodéputés . Read More »

Philippines, neighbors to jointly fight militants amid siege

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Many worry that the monthlong siege in Marawi could draw in the returning jihadis. It took place as Philippine troops continue to battle with about 500 IS militants, including 40 Indonesian, Malaysian and Middle Eastern terrorists, that overran a southern Philippine city of Marawi since May 23, killing almost 400 people and forcing more than 200,000 residents to flee. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for his funeral

The Hamilton County coroner said only an external exam was performed on the 22-year-old. The activist, who said North Korean officials have told him directly of their concerns, spoke on the condition of anonymity to protect his identity. Read More »

Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

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Senate Republicans expressed skepticism Wednesday about a Washington Post report purportedly detailing the contents of the upper chamber's bill to replace ObamaCare. Lawmakers are also looking at taxes . Departing from the House-approved version of the legislation - which President Donald Trump privately called " mean " last week - the Senate plan would drop the House bill's waivers allowing states to let insurers boost premiums on some people with pre-existing conditions . Read More »

Opposition parties to meet over Presidential election

Reacting on the JD-U's decision to support National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) Presidential candidate Kovind , Kharge said: " Nitish Kumar's party JD-U's announcement to support Kovind is his decision". Wednesday's decision yet again confirms Nitish Kumar's style of taking decisions on his own irrespective of his allies' position and his political opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read More »

EU, UK agree for Brexit negotiations: Michel Barnier

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Most of the attention will be paid to the negotiations on the future relationship with Ireland. Our aim is to have one week of negotiations every month. We must lift the uncertainty caused by Brexit. The document released after the first day of discussion on " Terms of Reference for the Article 50 TEU negotiations " stated: "The following initial negotiating groups have been established: Citizens' rights; Financial Settlement; Other Separation issues". Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas

Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 4 inches are expected through Friday morning. As of 5 a.m. Tuesday, the system is centered about 305 miles (490 kilometers) south-southwest of the mouth of the Mississippi River and is moving northwest near 8 mph (13 kph). Read More »

Democrats Search For Silver Lining After Narrowly Losing Georgia Election

Democrats, on the other hand, were split between downplaying the loss as a moral victory because they closed the gap in a red district, expressing disappointment and blaming the loss on Ossoff's candidacy. Seth Moulton , D-Mass. It hurts. It's painful, but we've got to get our act together because there's a lot of people relying on us. "I think, in part, we try to slice the electorate up. Read More »

La France ne réclame plus le départ d'Assad

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Le président français a accentué la nécessité d'une feuille de route politique et diplomatique dans la question syrienne , restant toutefois prudent sur l'avenir de Béchar al-Assad qui est à la tête du régime. Deux: "la stabilité de la Syrie, car je ne veux pas d'un État failli.", précise-t-il. "Nous avons besoin de la coopération de tous pour les éradiquer, en particulier de la Russie ". Read More »

May still working on supply deal with DUP

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The British government has invited Trump for a state visit, and the USA president has accepted, but the date has not been set. The agenda appears to be deliberately modest in ambition and there were no real surprises, reflecting the Conservative party's weakened position in Parliament . Read More »

ISIS Destroyed An 845-Year-Old Mosque In Mosul

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US officials backed up Iraq's account a short time later, saying that "ISIS destroyed one of Mosul and Iraq's great treasures". The medieval mosque, with its tall leaning al-Hadba minaret, was the site where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made a rare public appearance and in July 2014 declared the group's "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria. Read More »

All eyes on Shiv Sena meeting over Kovind

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Mumbai: According to our sources, leading bookies in India have suffered huge losses after Shiv Sena chose to extend its support for NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind . "After discussions we have made a decision to support the NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind ". On record, the party has declared it is "ready" for a snap poll tomorrow and is supremely confident of romping back to power independently. Read More »

U.S. urges China to pressure North Korea to rein in weapons progams

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) described Warmbier's death as "murder" but called on Americans "stupid" enough to travel to North Korea to sign a waiver not to hold the U.S. He was put before North Korean officials and journalists for a televised "confession". Pyongyang said Warmbier contracted botulism, a rare illness that causes paralysis, after his trial, and had been in a coma since he was given a sleeping pill. Read More »

Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for funeral

Top lawmakers in the House and Senate seemed to agree with the move, saying that the travel policy with North Korea must be reviewed. Any role for Brussels would need backing from Washington and European Union member states, neither of which is assured. Read More »

Trevor Noah stopped 10 times by US police

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Noah points out that Castile, a model citizen beloved by his community, had been stopped by police an inconceivable 49 times in 13 years before the 36-year-old's final and fatal encounter. "Whenever I get pulled over, the first thing I do is throw my arms out the window", Noah explained, saying "It looks so stupid when you see me but I'd rather have the cop go, 'You are weird'". Read More »