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Anger and grief as Britain marks Grenfell fire anniversary Anger and grief as Britain marks Grenfell fire anniversary
- June 16, 2018

The names of the 72 people who died in the blaze were read out at a memorial service in west London. Local MP Emma Dent Coad, Labour politician David Lammy and barristers taking part in the public inquiry were some of those that attended the 11am service. (more...)
Murder Victim Eurydice Dixon's Great Uncle Pays Tribute To Murder Victim Eurydice Dixon's Great Uncle Pays Tribute To "Born Performer"
- June 16, 2018

We know social reform takes time. The country's domestic Violence Victoria chief executive Fiona McCormack added, "We really need to challenge the concept of that male sense of entitlement about using violence", according to the Telegraph. (more...)
President Trump raises hopes, says North Korea returning USA remains President Trump raises hopes, says North Korea returning USA remains
- June 16, 2018

Trump was also censured for returning the salute of a North Korean general, a sign of respect, in a video recently released by the North Korean government. He can now call me if he has any difficulty. I want to have a good relationship with many other countries. "[Kim] speaks and his people sit up in attention", Trump said while appearing on a wild interview with Fox & Friends' Steve Doocy . (more...)
Graham's call for military use authorization against North Korea Graham's call for military use authorization against North Korea
- June 16, 2018

Lindsey Graham is a "danger" for suggesting that Congress sign onto an authorization to use military force against North Korea should the U.S. fail to reach a diplomatic agreement during the summit. Graham said Sunday during an interview on ABC News' "This Week," "If diplomacy fails, as a last resort, Democrats and Republicans need to put the military option on the table or we'll never get a good deal". (more...)
Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer
- June 16, 2018

U.S. president also takes shots at President Barack Obama's handling of the conflict in Ukraine. Earlier, Buzzfeed claimed, citing two diplomatic sources, Donald Trump allegedly told G7 leaders that "Crimea is Russian because everyone who lives there speaks Russian". (more...)
Theresa May's meaningful vote compromise rejected by rebel MPs
- June 16, 2018

Two days of debate on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill further exposed the Brexit fault line at the heart of the Tory Party. Fellow backbencher Sarah Wollaston described the change as "a sneaky sting in the tail" while Anna Soubry described it as a "big mistake by the prime minister" adding: "Unfortunately it looks like she's yet again caved into the hard Brexiteers". (more...)
Cloud Of Dust Hangs Over Delhi For Fourth Day, Air Quality Worsens Cloud Of Dust Hangs Over Delhi For Fourth Day, Air Quality Worsens
- June 16, 2018

What's worse is that the current weather conditions are likely to stay for the next two days, CPCB's weather forecast showed. There was a sudden deterioration in air quality as the entire region was under the grip of dust brought by winds from Rajasthan , Iran and southern Afghanistan , officials said. (more...)
Cloud Of Dust Hangs Over Delhi For Fourth Day, Air Quality Worsens Cloud Of Dust Hangs Over Delhi For Fourth Day, Air Quality Worsens
- June 16, 2018

What's worse is that the current weather conditions are likely to stay for the next two days, CPCB's weather forecast showed. There was a sudden deterioration in air quality as the entire region was under the grip of dust brought by winds from Rajasthan , Iran and southern Afghanistan , officials said. (more...)
President Trump Injects Fresh Chaos Into Immigration Debate President Trump Injects Fresh Chaos Into Immigration Debate
- June 16, 2018

The compromise bill is the product of weeks of negotiations among lawmakers as House Republican leaders moved to defuse a rebellion from moderates seeking action to protect young immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children. (more...)
United Kingdom law to protect women from 'upskirting' blocked by solitary Conservative United Kingdom law to protect women from 'upskirting' blocked by solitary Conservative
- June 16, 2018

Although the legislation had been endorsed by the government, as it was a bill introduced by a backbench lawmaker, a single objection like Chope's was enough to block it. We knew this was a risk - but I now stand with powerful, passionate women and men behind me, and I am confident that (junior minister) Lucy Frazer is committed to - and will - close this gap in the law. (more...)
Pakistan Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah killed in US strike, official says
- June 16, 2018

Defense Ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanish told TOLOnews that the strike happened at about 2:30am local time. She survived a serious head wound and went on to become the youngest Nobel peace laureate in 2014. In March, the US State Department announced a $5 million reward for information leading to Fazlullah. "They were staying at a house when a drone fired missiles and martyred them", said Taliban member Maulvi Abdur Rasheed. (more...)
San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor
- June 16, 2018

An exuberant London Breed appeared on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday saying she was humbled and looking forward to serving as San Francisco's next mayor. Becoming the city's first black woman elected as mayor "is really wonderful and really an honor", said Breed, particularly since she is a native of the city who grew up in public housing and saw family members and friends be killed or jailed. (more...)
James Comey Used Personal Email For FBI Business, Inspector General Finds James Comey Used Personal Email For FBI Business, Inspector General Finds
- June 16, 2018

The inspector general faulted Comey for his unusual July 5, 2016, news conference at which he disclosed his recommendation against bringing charges, even though cases that end without prosecution are rarely discussed publicly. Facebook comms chief stepping down MORE also made serious decisions regarding the Clinton email investigation predicated on his assumption that she would win. (more...)
Farm bill clears U.S. Senate agriculture panel Farm bill clears U.S. Senate agriculture panel
- June 16, 2018

McConnell said he has included guidance from the Justice Department and FDA in the bill. And that really happened on the nutrition side of the bill, and Congressman Peterson - who is a real Minnesota expert on agriculture and the farm bill - of course couldn't vote for it. (more...)
Pakistani Taliban Head Killed by U.S. Airstrike in Afghanistan Pakistani Taliban Head Killed by U.S. Airstrike in Afghanistan
- June 16, 2018

US forces recently carried out a strike against top Islamic militants along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Fazlullah was Pakistan's most-wanted militant, notorious for attacks including a 2014 school massacre that killed 132 children and the 2012 shooting of schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai , who was later awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. (more...)
Merkel on tightrope over disputed migrant policy Merkel on tightrope over disputed migrant policy
- June 16, 2018

According to Bild , Mr. Seehofer and Mrs. Merkel had disagreed over the idea of returning migrants to the border if they had been refused asylum in other nations or had applied for asylum in more than one European Union member state. The disagreement between Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats and their Bavarian Christian Social Union sister party threatens the future of her coalition. (more...)
Court gives Spanish princess’ husband 5 days to go to prison Court gives Spanish princess’ husband 5 days to go to prison
- June 16, 2018

Public broadcaster TVE showed Inaki Urdangarin arriving Wednesday by vehicle at the Palma de Mallorca court after landing on a commercial flight from Geneva, where the 50-year-old lives with his wife, Princess Cristina. However, she was ordered to pay a €265,000 fine as a beneficiary of her husband's scheme. Sources at the Zarzuela royal palace commented after the ruling that the monarchy has "total respect for judicial independence", the Europa Press news agency reported. (more...)
North Korea And Its Negative Influence on the Middle East North Korea And Its Negative Influence on the Middle East
- June 15, 2018

He recalled that the global atomic energy Agency has a mandate to safeguard all nuclear materials used in peaceful means, reports Voice of America. "It is a blank cheque for Pyongyang, a free pass to carry on as (North Korea leader Kim Jong Un) pleases, as his regime has for decades", he said . (more...)
David Davis 'Hijacked' Brexit Compromise Deal, Says Tory Remainer
- June 15, 2018

Instead of allowing MPs to intervene in the event of no deal being reached by mid-January - which would nearly certainly have paved the way for the softest of Brexits (but which may also result in a punishing deal from the EU) the amendment as published grants "a motion in neutral terms" - removing the ability of MPs to alter it with, for example, a demand to stay in the single market. (more...)
Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families
- June 15, 2018

While that policy may sound absolutely inhumane and shamefully barbaric to some, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and hater of immigrants both legal and illegal told a group of faith leaders that this is A-OK with God. director of church mobilization for World Relief, the humanitarian arm of the National Association of Evangelicals. "Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law", Colbert read from Romans 13:10. (more...)

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