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Take greater responsibility for your people, United Nations refugee chief to South Sudan

The figure - 300,000 more than in 2015 - consists of more than 40.3 million internally displaced people , 22.5 million refugees and 2.8 million asylum seekers, according to the UNHCR's annual Global Trends survey . At a hearing last week, Maryland Senator Ben Cardin said cutting foreign aid hurts suffering people, but also makes "the world more dangerous" for America. [Full Article...]

Belgian leader not hoping for Brexit u-turn

Belgian leader not hoping for Brexit u-turn Those were, he said, the rights of expatriate citizens and problems of a new EU-U.K. border, notably cutting across Ireland. While the government has been busy in parliament with the Brexit bill and holding elections, British in Europe has been talking directly to the European Union negotiators who have consulted on their negotiating directives, which they have changed to take on board numer... [Full Article...]

Investors welcome massive majority for Emmanuel Macron's En Marche in parliamentary elections

Investors welcome massive majority for Emmanuel Macron's En Marche in parliamentary elections French President Emmanuel Macron's party is on course for an overwhelming parliamentary majority after Sunday's first round of voting for the National Assembly that left traditional parties in disarray. Otherwise, all contenders who get at least 12.5 percent of the votes of registered voters advance to the second round. The results showed that the 39-year-old president, the ever youngest si... [Full Article...]

Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win

While many Americans have been suffering since the economic downturn in 2007, also known as the "Great Recession", it's been increasingly hard to reach a compromise with a body that seems to dismiss business owners and the need for economic growth and jobs to support the endless array of social programs the party keeps pushing to implement. [Full Article...]

Will not vote for Ram Nath Kovind: Kerala JD(U) president

A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said Kovind's resignation has been accepted. However, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury was more clear when he said there would be a "strong candidate" against Kovind. "Just two days ago, me and Kovindji both of us were there in a programme in Patna where 151 couples were getting married and there we spoke but he was unaware of his party's decision", Singh s... [Full Article...]

Care bill would roll back Medicaid and ACA's taxes

Republican Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said he wanted to read the bill and discuss it with constituents before he votes. Republicans are using budget reconciliation rules to pass the ObamaCare repeal bill in order to prevent Democrats from filibustering it. [Full Article...]

DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources According to Evening Standard , Michelle O'Neill, Sinn Fein leader in Northern Ireland , said, "We were very clear with the prime minister that any deal with herself and the DUP can not undermine the Good Friday Agreement". Asked to give a percentage chance of a deal being agreed, Sir Jeffrey said: "I'm not going to take anything for granted". "My government's priority is to secure the be... [Full Article...]

County to begin treating catch basins for mosquito larvae

Louis encephalitis, eastern equine encephalitis and West Nile virus. Two human cases of West Nile virus have been reported in the health unit's service area: one in 2006 and the second in 2015. Since West Nile's first nationwide outbreak in 1999, local officials have gone to great lengths to curb mosquito populations across the city. "This information will help to target limited public hea... [Full Article...]

IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became 'caliph'

IS blows up Mosul mosque where Baghdadi became 'caliph' The explosions happened as Iraq's elite Counter Terrorism Service units, which have been battling their way through Mosul's Old City, got to within 164 feet of the mosque, the Iraqi military statement said. That festival begins this year in Iraq on June 25 or 26. Smoke is seen billowing from Mosul's Old City earlier this month during the ongoing offensive by Iraqi forces. [Full Article...]

Anger over Warmbier death grows amid calls for travel ban

The death last week of American student Warmbier , who fell into a coma after being arrested in North Korea, has raised questions about whether his tour agency was adequately prepared for its trips into the hard-line communist state. "What you're seeing I think is the American people's frustration with a regime that provokes and provokes and provokes and basically plays outside the rules, plays f... [Full Article...]

Trump meeting with North Korean leader unlikely

The 10-hour mission was carried out by two US Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, a US military official told CNN . "At least I know China tried!" "If they are unable to do so, the USA, with its allies, will!" he tweeted in April. In this June 20, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White ... [Full Article...]

Facebook Designed New tools which Protects the Profile Pictures of Indian Women

Facebook Designed New tools which Protects the Profile Pictures of Indian Women Facebook has introduced new tools in India that will allow users to protect their profile pictures from being downloaded and shared, a move that may help reduce misuse of images on the popular social networking site. This new tool will give the user more control over their profile picture and prevents its misuse. Once done, click Next and save the new profile picture. [Full Article...]

Australian Senator breastfeeds while moving motion in Parliament

Australian Senator breastfeeds while moving motion in Parliament When the chair called Waters, she was already breastfeeding. Waters' motion asked that the Senate acknowledge Queensland Parliament's recent Black Lung, White Lies report about administrative failings for coal workers with black lung disease. [Full Article...]

High Stakes Wisconsin Supreme Court Case Could Shut Down Or Cement Gerrymandering

High Stakes Wisconsin Supreme Court Case Could Shut Down Or Cement Gerrymandering The justices agreed to hear arguments on a Wisconsin map that a lower court said was created to keep Republicans in control of the state legislature even if they didn't win a majority of the votes. Arguments would likely be heard in the fall. "They've shown time and again that they can't be trusted to put what's best for our democracy before their narrow partisan political interests, and n... [Full Article...]

Nitish Kumar's JD-U to support Ram Nath Kovind in Presidential elections

However, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury was more clear when he said there would be a "strong candidate" against Kovind. When the Janata Dal (United) chose to support the NDA presidential candidate Ramnath Kovind, it came as a pleasant surprise to many political pundits, but those who have read Nitish well were not amused one bit. [Full Article...]

Why Ram Nath Kovind's Presidential Nomination Is BJP's Political Masterstroke

Earlier, JD-U chief whip Ratnesh Sada told reporters in Patna that the party has made a decision to support Kovind. We were expecting a person like former President late A P J Abdul Kalam or even former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who were neutral and always tried for a consensus between the ruling party and the opposition. [Full Article...]

Rubio: Trump's Cuba Policy Will Help 'Individual Cubans'

On the surface, the announcement appears to benefit the territory; Cuba , if opened to full commerce with America, including travel, serves as an enormous threat to not only the U.S. While tourism to Cuba is banned by USA law, the Obama administration had been allowing people to travel to Cuba as part of "people to people" educational trips for visitors, a popular classification that a White ... [Full Article...]

Judge in Putnam County denies bond for escaped inmates

Judge in Putnam County denies bond for escaped inmates A prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty against two Georgia inmates accused of killing two corrections officers this month during an escape from a prison bus. It was unclear which inmate shot and killed the two officers. Rowe and Dubose were apprehended Thursday in Rutherford County after a police pursuit through the county earlier that day. [Full Article...]

FBI says investigating MI airport stabbing as act of terrorism

The FBI, which is leading the investigation, said Ftouhi said something along the lines of "you have killed people in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and we are all going to die". The suspect is said to be from Quebec and has a Canadian passport. "We now have no specific, credible information that there is a threat to the Flint community". [Full Article...]

IS militants destroy 12 century mosque in Iraq's Mosul

IS militants destroy 12 century mosque in Iraq's Mosul Gen. Joseph Martin, the commander of coalition ground forces in Iraq, said in a written statement . Iraqi forces, supported by the United States, for months have been trying to take back the city from ISIS. Earlier this month Mosul residents reported IS fighters began sealing off the area around the mosque. The mosque was built in 1172-73, shortly before his death, and housed an Islamic schoo... [Full Article...]


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