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by | June 28, 2017 | 02:22

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has held his first telephone conversation with Ireland's new prime minister, Leo Varadkar. US President Donald Trump congratulated Varadkar on his "great victory". Speaking to the new Taoiseach this evening, the US President also invited the youngest Prime Minister in Ireland's history to the White House for next St Patrick's Day.

by | June 28, 2017 | 02:19

Ms Sturgeon also confirmed that legislation paving the way for a re-run of 2014's vote would not be introduced to the Scottish Parliament immediately, as she initially planned, but would be delayed until at least next autumn. Worse, a complacency set in about SNP heartlands in the north-east, where a lack of attention allowed Scottish Conservatives to single-mindedly campaign against a second independence referendum.

by | June 28, 2017 | 02:18

It means the motion - " the Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne be amended by adding the following words: 'But Her Honour's present government does not have the confidence of this House .'" - is submitted to the clerk, and formally introduced Wednesday.

by | June 27, 2017 | 02:32

Police said Martinez Torres appeared to be motivated by road rage , not religious hatred, after driving up to the teenagers along the road in suburban Washington. illegally, and officials filed a detainer against him. In the meantime, Hassanen's family, friends and community are mourning the shock of her brutal death.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:03

Israel has steadfastly stayed on the sidelines of Syria's civil war, now in its seventh year, refraining from taking sides or getting drawn into hostilities. "Several projectiles fired from Syria hit an open area in the northern Golan Heights". The IDF warned against any "attempt to harm the sovereignty of the State of Israel or the security of its residents, and sees the Syrian regime as responsible for what is happening in its territory".

by | June 24, 2017 | 00:59

The Scottish government and Welsh ministers have said that none of their council high-rise blocks has a cladding of the type said to have been used in the Grenfell Tower. Although Peter O'Reilly, county fire officer of Geater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service, declared the service satisfied that the building was safe, the organisation acted immediately to start removing the cladding.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:14

With this, credits worth Rs 8165 crores will be deferred, which will profit around 22,27,506 farmers all around the state. While announcing loan waiver for marginal farmers in Maharashtra amid an intense agitation earlier this month, the government had promised Rs 10,000 initial loan assistance at the start of Kharif season.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:55

Reports on Saturday said BJP has prepared four sets of nomination papers, leaving the space for the name of the candidate blank. The BJP was forced to form a panel for parleys with the opposition as Sonia constituted a sub-group of the opposition parties for the presidential election to create troubled waters for the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for the country's coveted post.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:13

According to the United Nations , more than millions people are displaced by the war and violence, of which 33 million are internally displaced and the other 17 million are refugees . Tens of thousands have been killed and close to 1.8 million forced into exile since South Sudan's on-off conflict began in December 2013. About 84 per cent of the people were in low- or middle-income countries as of end 2016.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:14

Most were taken to Kalispell Regional, but others were transported to four other hospitals. Those injured were attending a memorial service at Glacier Camp's Spruce Lodge when the balcony on the second floor collapsed, according to KFBB-TV.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:10

The Cuban foreign minister said Trump's hope of separating the people from the military, who were simply "the people in uniform", was "infantile". The US government " has no moral authority to lecture us on human rights and democracy ", Rodriguez said, pointing to the US incarceration rates, police abuses, and violations of rights of minorities, immigrants and Muslims.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:31

After being hit right in the face, Hague landed face first on the mat and his head bounced off the canvas - prompting immediate concern from medical officials in the arena. The 34-year-old was rushed to Royal Alexandra hospital in Edmonton where he had to have surgery to relieve pressure on his brain. Hague injury may serve to raise concerns ahead of the contest, with McGregor set to take to the ring with one of the most accomplished boxers of all time.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:15

ABC said Rosenstein told Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand she would have authority over the probe if he were to step aside. The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, has reported that the special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for a possible obstruction of justice as part of the widening probe, which Trump previously blasted as "phony".

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:05

The president also called out the " Fake News Media " and boasted of his "very powerful " social media numbers, in his Friday morning tweets ". Citing Rosenstein's private remarks, ABC News reported that he may have to recuse himself from the investigation, potentially following in the footsteps of Attorney General Jeff Sessions who did so in early March in a move that continues to vex the American president .

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:50

It also touted the enhanced technology of the test launch of the new cruise missiles. After the successful test of the Hwasong-12 IRBM, possibly the technological predecessor to, if not a stage of, an eventual liquid-fueled North Korean ICBM, the South Korean defense minister declared that the North's missile program is progressing much faster than initially expected.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:46

Al Udeid Air Base is home to more than 11,000 USA and coalition troops. Trump has repeatedly echoed the accusations against Qatar, even as his Defense and State Departments have tried to remain neutral in the dispute among key allies. Cavusoglu held talks in Kuwait with his counterpart Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah on Thursday to push mediation efforts aimed at resolving the standoff between a Saudi-led alliance and Qatar.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:32

He called because "I have been very clear" about Mr Mueller and the lawyers he has hired amounting to a "rigged game", Mr Gingrich said in an interview with news channel CBS. "I know for a fact that he was under consideration and that the President did talk with him in the days before he was named special counsel". However, the White House has denied his claims.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:24

If Mr. Rosenstein refused, Mr. Trump could fire him, too - a series of events that would recall the " Saturday Night Massacre " during Watergate, when President Richard M. Trump's allies have begun raising questions about the former FBI director's impartiality, suggesting he can not be trusted to lead the investigation.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:21

OR has officially become the first state to add a gender-neutral option to driver's licenses. "It's exciting to see Oregon's Department of Motor Vehicles adopt this change ". The new rule came about after an OR resident's court order authorized a sex change from female to "non-binary". The group said other cultures and other countries that recognize non-binary genders include India, Bangladesh, Australia, New Zealand and Nepal.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:15

The U.S. State Department said it is committed to holding those responsible for the violence accountable. Two men had also been arrested at the scene of the clash on charges of aggravated assault and assaulting a police officer. Erdogan ordered the attacks, the police chief said they didn't have enough evidence at the moment to bring up charges. The New York Times reported that officials in the United States administration were privately furious over the brazen use of force against ...

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:16

According to his LinkedIn page he has been in that position for six years. U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot. Mika is director of government relations for Tyson Foods . His family released a statement saying that Mika had been shot multiple times and is in critical condition. Mika is a volunteer team coach. Our family is now here with him and we continue to ask for privacy and understanding while we focus on Matt and his recovery.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:11

The Iranian capital, Tehran , is reeling from two terrorist attacks that targeted the Iranian Parliament and the Mausoleum of late Imam Khomeini and left at least 17 people dead and scores more injured. High on the list of reasons for breaking ties, Saudi Arabia named Qatar's friendly ties with Iran and Hamas. Baluchistan is home to a Sunni population who form a minority in majority Shia Iran.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:49

Hawaii Sen. J. Kalani English introduced SB 559 , and said in the release that the signing of these two bills allows the state "legal basis" to stay in line with the Paris accord "despite the Federal government's withdrawal". Immediately following Mr Trump's unprecedented move, three state governors created the US Climate Alliance which pledged to uphold their obligations under the Paris agreement .

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:01

The U.K. national election ended early this morning with no party claiming an outright majority of seats. The DUP is opposed to both abortion and same-sex marriage. But the Protestant DUP was founded to defend Northern Ireland's place in Britain against demands by Catholic republicans for a united Ireland. May spoke to the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Enda Kenny over the phone on Sunday.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:51

Meanwhile Navalny's YouTube channel, which had been broadcasting live to more than 50,000 people as protests across Russian Federation got underway, lost light and sound in the studio. At least four people were detained on June 12 in the city of Blagoveshchensk, including the organizer of the unauthorized protests there, according to OVD-Info, a site that tracks protests and police actions in Russian Federation.