German minister sees hope of 'soft' Brexit, with conditions

As Europe grows more confident in its future after the election victory in France of pro-EU President Emmanuel Macron and the growing assurance from German Chancellor Angela Merkel that she will be re-elected in September, analysts say there may be f... More..

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Darjeeling on the edge: GJM takes out rally with body of activist
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Darjeeling on the edge: GJM takes out rally with body of activist

There is no need for anyone to worry". We never said anything otherwise. "There should be action against the officials who are responsible for the deaths", he told reporters at a press conference here. Internet...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Varadkar talks tragedy, Brexit and Love Actually on Downing St visit

While Brexit talks got underway in Brussels, in Downing Street the Taoiseach went on to say that the relationship between Britain and Ireland had been "transformed" in the last few decades and that, going forwa...More..

Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump welcomes president of Panama to White House

USA federal prosecutors on Tuesday urged a judge not to allow former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli to go free on bond as he fights extradition to his home country, saying he is a flight risk. There's ...More..

South Korea's Moon Jae-in calls on AIIB to work for peace
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

South Korea's Moon Jae-in calls on AIIB to work for peace

Considering the complexity of infrastructure projects, combining commercial banks and MDBs in terms of building risk management is also a solution, Najeeb Haider, AIIB principal strategy officer, said. "Latin A...More..

Trump's Approval Down By Double Digits Among GOPers Since 100th Day
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump's Approval Down By Double Digits Among GOPers Since 100th Day

Most people in both parties - 56% - believe that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will be impartial and that Trump should not attempt to stop it. More than half of those surveyed by CBS, 57 per ...More..

Presidential election: BJP's parliamentary board to meet today over candidate selection
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Presidential election: BJP's parliamentary board to meet today over candidate selection

Meanwhile, AIADMK leader M. Thambidurai has said, "The party will meet soon and announce support to the Presidential candidate". The three-member party committee, which includes Union Ministers Rajnath Singh...More..

US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran

The Senate also voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to add provisions to the bill allowing the United States space agency NASA to continue using Russian-made rocket engines and the 100 senators votedunanimousl...More..

Germany team to wear black armbands in Helmut Kohl tribute
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Germany team to wear black armbands in Helmut Kohl tribute

Xi said the Chinese people will never forget their old friend for his consistent commitment to promoting China-Germany and China-Europe dialogues and cooperation, his positive contributions to the development o...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump may 'terminate' Russian Federation probe's Mueller says president's pal

He told Woodruff he thinks firing Mueller "would be a very significant mistake, even though I don't think there's a justification. for a special counsel". Trump should fire Mueller, he questioned the investigat...More..

Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

USA warplanes have also carried out several strikes against pro-government forces over the past few weeks. The national TV showed footages of missile attacks launched from western Iran. The US Senate last we...More..

Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

President Trump confirmed Friday that he is under investigation for firing FBI Director James Comey . The memo included stinging criticism of the FBI director's handling of the investigation of Hillary Clin...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland

So I just tried to stay with those principles and keep grinding. While general manager Dennis Lindsey said Utah will benchmark itself against its peers, including the Warriors , through wins, per-100 scori...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller

The pushback also represented growing willingness among staffers to try to keep Trump from making damaging mistakes - an important change in a White House dominated by a president who often demands obeisanc...More..

Juneteenth Celebration at San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Juneteenth Celebration at San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

We owe so much to General Granger and the news he brought to Galveston on the day we now call Juneteenth. Lee and her supporters walked in more than 20 states in her first campaign to talk to President Obama ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Jury re-watches 2 key videos in police shooting of motorist

The judge did not allow them to use any of the BCA interview video during that cross examination. Now on trail for second-degree manslaughter, Yanez told jurors that the shooting was justified because he had ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

London police said Saturday that the death toll from the inferno at the Grenfell Tower in west London had risen to 58. Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II observed a minute of silence, along with her husband, Pr...More..

Indonesian police: 4 foreign inmates escape from Bali prison
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Indonesian police: 4 foreign inmates escape from Bali prison

Badung Police chief, Yudith Satriya Hananta, said police had put a ban on any of the four escapees from exiting Bali through any travel gates. A search is underway to find the missing men. "It's pretty hard...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., said Monday that he doesn't think Republicans will pass a health-care bill in 2017, Bloomberg News reported . Susan Collins (R-Maine) will vote for the legislation. Rep...More..

Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Without Good Cause
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Special Counsel Without Good Cause

The president has railed against the Russian Federation investigation, which was taken over by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller last month, as a "witch hunt". As Mueller builds his legal team, ...More..