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Scotland's papers: Theresa May's 'grubby' deal with the DUP

Civil servants have been running Stormont departments since March and a form of direct rule from London is likely to be reimposed in lieu of a deal. The parties have until Thursday to reach an agreement that would see the executive reactivated. Al Jazeera reporter Neave Barker, wrote that under the agreement , Northern Ireland will receive a £1.3bn fiscal package. [Full Article...]

Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister

Trump holds first talks with Ireland's new prime minister Trump said: "We have so many people from Ireland in this country". I know so many of them, I feel I know all of them. US President Donald Trump congratulated Varadkar on his "great victory". Both leaders said they look forward to meeting in person. Other topics discussed included migration, Brexit, climate change, free trade, Irish inward investment in the United States, and the undocume... [Full Article...]

Sikh couple in UK barred from adopting white child

Sikh couple in UK barred from adopting white child The Manders, both in their 30s, claimed they were told to adopt a child from India instead. The agency's website says children available for adoption in the area "will reflect the racial, cultural and religious backgrounds of the populations within the areas from which they originate" and "local authorities will try firstly to identify appropriate prospective adopters ... [Full Article...]

Trump uses resignation of CNN journalists to question the network's credibility

In a new undercover video , a CNN producer is caught on tape admitting that CNN's obsessions with Donald Trump and Russian Federation are due to chasing ratings from their liberal audience. Earlier this month, CNN was forced to correct and rewrite an article by four writers, including Lichtblau, that relied upon anonymous sources claiming that former FBI director James Comey would refu... [Full Article...]

May calls for major investigation of cladding

May calls for major investigation of cladding British Prime Minister Theresa May demanded a "major national investigation" into exterior cladding used in high-rise buildings after police identified a five-year-old boy as the youngest victim of the Grenfell tower fire. As a result of widespread cladding tests across Britain , 60 high rise buildings across 25 local authority areas have failed a combustibility test. [Full Article...]

Korea President: Trump and I Have Common Goal

Korea President: Trump and I Have Common Goal They called on the State Department and intelligence community to work together with regional allies on continued investigation into David's case. However, Do does plan to raise the idea of inviting North Korean players to join South Korea's women's ice hockey team for the Pyeongchang Olympics, a spokesman of the ministry said . [Full Article...]

No definite arrangements in place for Putin-Trump meeting

No definite arrangements in place for Putin-Trump meeting No specific decisions have been made yet concerning the upcoming meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his United States counterpart Donald Trump due in Hamburg, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., the Democratic minority leader, rejected Conway's remarks in an interview immediately after hers on the show, noting the Obama adminis... [Full Article...]

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case

FBI locates car related to missing Chinese scholar case The university's reputation as a leader in agriculture studies attracted Zhang to the school. "She was about six weeks into her appointment as a scholar in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences when she disappeared", said school spokeswoman Robin Kaler. [Full Article...]

Le Pen Elected to Parliament, Pres. Macron Wins Majority

Le Pen Elected to Parliament, Pres. Macron Wins Majority Le Pen finally won a seat in the northern town of Hénin-Beaumont after 24 years of trying, but this will not be enough to change the view that the FN is essentially a first-round protest party. But it also means that Macron has the requisite mandate to push through reforms to overhaul the burdensome French welfare state - to actually revamp the ancien régime. [Full Article...]

Mom delivers newborn as big as a 4-month-old

Mom delivers newborn as big as a 4-month-old In fact - Cindy's mum had to go out and buy clothes designed for a baby aged three to six months, as they were the only ones that would fit. "Weigh that baby again!" "You never know what's going to happen", Donna Hinton, clinical coordinator for labor and delivery. [Full Article...]

China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole

China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole His wife, Liu Xia , remained under house arrest in Beijing and could not be reached for comment. Nobel laureate's wife says cancer in his liver is beyond surgery as supporters call for inquiry into prison treatment. It's regrettable that it "had to take a serious illness for the Chinese authorities to release him", the Nobel Committee in Oslo said in a statement on Monday. [Full Article...]

UK to hold national inquiry on cladding

It said replacement accommodation is available for the residents and they can return to their apartments once the insulation is removed. "Ministers have said that the public inquiry might be expected to look at why this cladding had been fitted in different parts of the country over a long number of years, and I'm confirming that", he said. [Full Article...]

GOP leaders labor to rescue health care bill amid defections

The CBO said while most insurance markets would remain stable under the Senate bill , the legislation would drive out insurers that serve a "small fraction" of the population, or these areas will see premiums rise very high. Republican senators will be meeting this afternoon at the White House, where Sen. Susan Collins of ME also has said that she won't support a bill that would cost tens of... [Full Article...]

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index (HPI) Misses Forecast

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index (HPI) Misses Forecast Blitzer Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices . Our standard SocketSite S&P/Case-Shiller footnote: The S&P/Case-Shiller home price indices include San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Contra Costa and Alameda in the "San Francisco" index (i.e., greater MSA) and are imperfect in factoring out changes in property values due to improvements versus appreciation ... [Full Article...]

Don't Panic! Arsenal CAN compete for EPL title and in Europe

Don't Panic! Arsenal CAN compete for EPL title and in Europe There are some relatively easy games against Watford and Crystal Palace in the first seven matches, but there's also a trip to AFC Bournemouth that is never easy. Of the other standout fixtures for Antonio Conte's side, Chelsea play Arsenal on September 16, host City on September 30 before United visit Stamford Bridge on November 4. [Full Article...]

Multinationals hit by vast wave of cyberattacks

Multinationals hit by vast wave of cyberattacks While research by Kaspersky Lab has claimed that this is not the Petya variant, as reported earlier , but instead is a brand new variant, companies including USA pharmaceutical Merck , law firm DLA Piper and a hospital in Pittsburgh, and United Kingdom digital advertising firm WPP are among those who have been affected. [Full Article...]

PM Modi thanks Netherlands for helping India get MTCR membership

The surplus with United States is India's largest with a trading partner. Our bilateral relations are very strong", he said, adding, "Netherlands is a natural partner in the economic development of India. "This is a visit of vast importance, which will lead to cementing ties with a valued friend". Trump extended a warm welcome to Prime Minister Modi even as he, along with First Lady Melania, rec... [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans Delay Vote on Health Bill Until After July 4 Recess

Senate Republicans Delay Vote on Health Bill Until After July 4 Recess Republican senators were meeting Tuesday afternoon at the White House to to discuss the next steps. Most wore grim expressions. "I have studied the draft legislation and CBO analysis to understand its impact on West Virginians", she said . [Full Article...]

Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Assad's government has faced myriad denouncements on the worldwide stage for using chemical weapons against rebels in the civil war, including the April 4 attack that reportedly killed 80 people in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in the northwest, according to BBC News . [Full Article...]

Led strikes on ISIS-run Syrian prison leaves dozens dead

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday that most of the fatalities in the town of al-Mayadeen in Deir Az Zor province were civilian inmates. It was not immediately clear how either the Observatory or Deir Ezzour 24 identified the aircraft responsible for the strike. The two groups said the US-led coalition was behind the strike. [Full Article...]


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