• May wins Brexit vote, avoids rebellion
May wins Brexit vote, avoids rebellion

But these putative pledges by the PM are inconsistent with Tuesday night's statement by Davis's officials that any new amendment relating to the power of MPs to accept or reject a Brexit deal must not restrict her negotiating freedom - or restrict her ability to sign whatever treaty with the European Union she would like.

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  • Virginia battle highlights U.S. Congress primary elections in 5 states
Virginia battle highlights U.S. Congress primary elections in 5 states

Trump endorsed Arrington, a first term state legislator. As results came in Tuesday, Sanford told a crowd in suburban Charleston: "I've always been a realist and at this point, based on the numbers I see, I'm going to lose this race". On the Democratic side, voters also face a choice between political experience and newcomer perspective. Some...

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  • Bishop resigns, purge in Chile over sex-abuse scandal begins
Bishop resigns, purge in Chile over sex-abuse scandal begins

The Pope named apostolic administrators to run each diocese in the meantime: Mercedarian Father Ricardo Basilio Morales Galindo, Chilean provincial, for the Archdiocese of Puerto Montt; Auxiliary Bishop Pedro Ossandon Buljevic of Santiago for the Diocese of Valparaiso; and Auxiliary Bishop Jorge Concha Cayuqueo of Santiago for the Diocese of Os...

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  • Friends set up fundraiser to help Cork murder victim’s family
Friends set up fundraiser to help Cork murder victim’s family

Both Mikolaj and Elzbieta were taken to Cork University Hospital, but sadly Mikolaj was pronounced dead shortly after 5:30am. Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information or to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact them.

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  • Navarro apologizes for harsh comment about Canada PM
Navarro apologizes for harsh comment about Canada PM

And I see the television and he's giving a news conference about how he will not be pushed around by the United States and I say push him around? "I used language that was inappropriate and basically lost the power of that message", he said .

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  • UN chief concerned about airstrikes in Idlib of Syria
UN chief concerned about airstrikes in Idlib of Syria

Panos Moumtzis of U.N. OCHA says military escalation could make Idlib's situation "much more complicated and brutal" than other conflict zones in Syria. Since Russia intervened in support of the Syrian regime in 2015, the government has regained control of about half of the country. "Our worry is that with the Idlib situation we may have not (yet) ...

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  • After Trump trade spat, UK’s May warns against unilateral action
After Trump trade spat, UK’s May warns against unilateral action

This move was not left unanswered by the European Union officials who stated that will fight back with tariffs on USA goods and a case at the World Trade Organisation in Geneva. The response by Donald Trump was a tweet mentioning Trudeau as "dishonest & weak" and his remarks as "false statements". I really did, other than he had a news conferen...

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  • Some Americans say friendly ties with Canada will persist despite Trump tirades
Some Americans say friendly ties with Canada will persist despite Trump tirades

Trump said he chose to back out of the G7 communique after watching Trudeau's closing summit news conference, at which he warned that Canada would not be pushed around on tariffs - a point the Canadian prime minister had made several times before.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 74 email scammers in worldwide operation
Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 74 email scammers in worldwide operation

According to the Justice Deparment, BEC schemes often target employees with access to company finances, as well as businesses that regularly make wire transfer payments. Operation WireWire, a coordinated law enforcement effort by the U.S. Department of Justice, was conducted over a six-month period. I suspect these arrests will force BEC to shift...

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  • Back-flipping Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who accidentally shot Denver nightclub-goer surrenders
Back-flipping Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who accidentally shot Denver nightclub-goer surrenders

Bishop gained national notoriety after video of his backflip on a dance floor in the early hours of June 2 went viral. As he grabs the gun, it can be seen firing. During the flip, his gun falls out of his trousers and when Bishop picks it up, the gun fires. Bishop is not assigned to the Denver office but works out of Washington, sources told ...

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  • Unprecedented meeting seen as a path to world peace
Unprecedented meeting seen as a path to world peace

The historic summit meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has Koreans in Spokane closely watching the outcome. The Security Council could consider loosening or lifting sanctions on North Korea "in accordance with the compliance of the (North Korean) side and the development of the situation", Geng s...

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  • Theresa May Defeats Rebellion in Parliament over Brexit Plans
Theresa May Defeats Rebellion in Parliament over Brexit Plans

Lee's resignation came as May's fragile minority government scrambled to shore up support among lawmakers before two days of debate and votes in the House of Commons on its flagship Brexit bill. MPs would then be permitted to vote on the final Brexit deal, igniting fear in Brexiteer MPs, as parliament could also halt the Brexit process entirely.

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  • North Korea reportedly wants a 'Vietnam-like' debut to the world economy
North Korea reportedly wants a 'Vietnam-like' debut to the world economy

Since the 1970s, the United States and South Korea have held a major summertime exercise called Ulchi Freedom Guardian that involves tens of thousands of troops. However, "if North Korea does not prove willing to follow through, we and our allies must be prepared to restore the policy of maximum pressure". In his view, preparedness equates to mo...

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  • Raccoon scales St. Paul office tower, captivating public
Raccoon scales St. Paul office tower, captivating public

The raccoon has now made its way 23 stories up the exterior of the UBS Financial Services building. The saga has also invited plenty of Marvel jokes, specifically with people weighing in that the raccoon is secretly Rocket, either not handling the tragic events of Avengers: Infinity War particularly well or doing his best to campaign for his own ...

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  • Greece, Macedonia 'Have A Deal' On Name Dispute
Greece, Macedonia 'Have A Deal' On Name Dispute

European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials have welcomed a deal between Greece and Macedonia resolving a decades-long dispute over the Balkan country's name. "In other words, if the constitutional amendment is not successfully completed, then the invitation to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will be automatically resc...

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  • Bipartisan Senate effort aims to override Trump’s deal to save ZTE
Bipartisan Senate effort aims to override Trump’s deal to save ZTE

The announced settlement would allow the company to resume buying parts and selling products in the U.S. after having been banned by the U.S. Commerce Department in April for breaking the U.S. Cotton and Rubio, along with Sen. The quick action to stop Trump from rolling back the ZTE penalties shows the seriousness of the issue, Senator Mino...

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  • Red Cross staff pulled out of Yemen amid security incidents and threats
Red Cross staff pulled out of Yemen amid security incidents and threats

Warring sides in Yemen have increasingly used global aid workers as a "pawn" in the country's three-year civil war, the worldwide Committee of the Red Cross said Thursday after removing 71 employees from the country amid security concerns. An ICRC employee, a Lebanese national, was killed on 21 April when an unknown gunman opened fire on the man's ...

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  • Norfolk MP persuaded not rebel on Brexit by prime minister
Norfolk MP persuaded not rebel on Brexit by prime minister

A Commons defeat on the issue would have been a significant blow to May's authority and risked triggering a leadership crisis for the prime minister. Earlier, Mrs May was hit by the resignation of justice minister Phillip Lee, who quit the Government live on stage during a speech in London in order to be able to back Mr Grieve's amendment.

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  • Woman caught caging kids in pet kennels
Woman caught caging kids in pet kennels

Temperatures climbed well into the 90's in Memphis on Saturday and the children, aged 7 and 8, said the kennels grew quite hot. The affidavit says Cheeks admitted to putting the kids in the kennels and driving them from Whitehaven to Collierville, then to downtown Memphis , checking on them periodically.

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  • Syria's Assad denies Russia makes decisions for him in interview
Syria's Assad denies Russia makes decisions for him in interview

Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah has also fought alongside the military of President Bashar Al-Assad ever since an uprising against his family's decades-long rule slid into a civil war that has raged for some seven years. Assad declined to say whether he would run for a third term in three years, when his current term expires, saying it is "too early" ...

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