• Uber executive Emil Michael steps down as critical report looms
Uber executive Emil Michael steps down as critical report looms

Apparently, the departure comes as a result of an all-day meeting held at at Uber's law firm offices situated in Los Angeles. "I signed on with the company nearly four years ago and it has truly been the experience of a lifetime helping Uber become the fastest growing company of all-time - spanning 75 countries with over 14,000 employees", Mi...

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  • Two Georgia correctional officers killed, police hunt for 2 inmates
Two Georgia correctional officers killed, police hunt for 2 inmates

A spokesman for the sheriff's office confirmed that the inmates are believed to driving a dark green, four-door Honda Civic. The vehicle is a 2004 Honda Civic four-door with a Georgia license plate of RBJ660. The officers, whose names have not been released, were transporting prisoners on a work detail along Highway 16 near Eatonton when they were ...

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  • Who is in Theresa May's reshuffled cabinet?
Who is in Theresa May's reshuffled cabinet?

The Prime Minister had already announced that her five most senior ministers - including Chancellor Philip Hammond and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson - were carrying on in their current positions. Concessions on welfare might be one of the DUP's conditions for propping up the Conservatives in an arrangement known as "confidence and supply" whe...

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  • North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman
North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

He earlier passed through immigration at Beijing's airport, from where he was expected to fly to North Korea. The President previously tweeted: "The only American who has met with the North Korean man child is Dennis Rodman ". On the same trip, he suggested an American missionary was at fault for his own imprisonment in North Korea, remarks fo...

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  • Arabia promoting terror in Iran's borders: Zarif
Arabia promoting terror in Iran's borders: Zarif

The report also noted that areas along the borders with Iraq and Yemen remain unsafe, as instability continues to spill over from the conflicts in those neighboring countries. On Sunday Khamenei said attacks by IS in Europe and elsewhere show that Western policies in the Middle East have backfired. "Saudi officials made some provocative remarks a...

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  • Mandeville focus for World Blood Donor Day
Mandeville focus for World Blood Donor Day

Blood donation is completely a safe process. The disaster management coordinator explained that donating blood has multiple health benefits to the donor, including detection of blood health status, prevention of liver diseases and replacement of blood cells.

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  • Alun Wyn Jones to lead Lions recovery mission against Crusaders
Alun Wyn Jones to lead Lions recovery mission against Crusaders

That's the challenge now. Williams conjured a magisterial break and offload to send Ihaia West haring home for the winning try as the Blues floored the Lions 22-16 at Eden Park. "I felt there was a lot of momentum changes in terms of penalties we we've given away and we need to definitely tighten up in that area". "It was always going to be t...

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  • Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site
Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site

Last month, a top American military commander in Seoul said the deployment of THAAD in South Korea is seen as a critical part of efforts to lessen North Korea's leverage from asymmetric weapons. South Korea warned Japan on Monday to exercise caution when making remarks about bilateral ties, including the issue of Korean "comfort women" forced...

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  • European Union and United Kingdom citizens should not fret over Brexit future, Davis says
European Union and United Kingdom citizens should not fret over Brexit future, Davis says

But in north England, the Conservatives failed to make inroads, and in London , they did far worse than expected, probably because they were punished by voters in the British capital who largely tend to support Britain's continued membership in the EU.

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  • British leader tries to rally support
British leader tries to rally support

The agency, quoting two unnamed sources from the meeting, said May told lawmakers that she was the one "who got us into this mess" and that she was the "one who will get us out of it". " We are going into these talks with the national interest at heart ", she said on Monday. An executive at one worldwide bank warned that because the negotiating...

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  • Half of United Kingdom employers unprepared for Brexit immigration changes
Half of United Kingdom employers unprepared for Brexit immigration changes

Davis, whose Conservative Party is due to put its policy programme or Queen's Speech to parliament on June 19 after failing to win a majority at last week's election, said the Brexit talks would begin at some point next week. Her own party, the Conservatives, lost 12 seats. Other EU leaders have expressed concerns the failure to win a majority ma...

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  • Sessions won't discuss private conversations with Trump
Sessions won't discuss private conversations with Trump

A number of members are concerned Sessions may be attempting to avoid testifying in public by scrapping his previously scheduled Senate and House Appropriations appearances this week, where he was expected to be grilled on issues related to the federal investigation into Russia's efforts to influence the USA election, several sources say.

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  • Everton agree fee to buy Sunderland keeper Pickford
Everton agree fee to buy Sunderland keeper Pickford

A £30m transfer-fee will see Pickford become the most expensive British goalkeeper ever, and the third most expensive goalkeeper in the history of football , following Ederson's move to Manchester City (£35m) and Gianluigi Buffon's move to Juventus (£32.6m).

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  • Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP in first championship run
Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP in first championship run

Durant did indeed join a ready-made contender by teaming up with two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry on a team that won it all in 2015 and was runner-up previous year after a season in which it had a record 73 wins in 82 games. James hit a 3-pointer on the next possession and the Cavs didn't go away, cutting a 17-point deficit to three i...

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  • 0-magnitude quake hits western Turkey
0-magnitude quake hits western Turkey

Greece was also reportedly affected by an quake that struck Monday between Lesbos and the island of Chios. The epicenter was located in waters of the Aegean Sea, about 11 kilometers south of the Greek island of Lesbos , but it shook rather distant Turkish cities like Bursa, Canakkale and even Istanbul .

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  • IS chemical weapons capability degraded
IS chemical weapons capability degraded

Mosul was at the centre of the ISIS's chemical weapons production. The move effectively freezes both men out of much of the global financial system, prohibiting banks and individuals from participating in any transactions with them, and freezing any of their assets subject to USA jurisdiction.

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  • Kremlin says Russia will not heed US calls to free protesters
Kremlin says Russia will not heed US calls to free protesters

On Tuesday, the powerful Investigative Committee said one protester "sprayed tear gas into the eyes of a riot police officer who was carrying out his duties during the unsanctioned rally" and would be charged. Some of the rallies were sanctioned by authorities and peaceful, but police cracked down brutally on others. Some reports said authorities t...

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  • Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking
Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

Asked if he thinks Sessions will answer these questions, Reed said , "I don't know frankly". He said at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. The high-stakes testimony also takes place amid reported friction between Sessions and Trump, who criticized the attorney general's decision to recuse himsel...

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  • Sessions to appear before Senate panel
Sessions to appear before Senate panel

Former FBI Director James Comey hinted in his public hearing Thursday that Sessions, a former U.S. senator from Alabama, may have had additional contacts with Russians, and said in a closed hearing that investigators had received Russian intercepts detailing a possible third meeting between Sessions and Kislyak, sources familiar with the briefi...

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  • Restore devolution or face return of direct rule, Foster tells Sinn Fein
Restore devolution or face return of direct rule, Foster tells Sinn Fein

The Tories are forecast to win 314 seats in the 650-seat Commons after claiming 330 seats under Prime Minister David Cameron in the 2015 general election. A number of deadlines to reach an agreement have already fallen by the wayside since March's snap Assembly poll, which was triggered by the implosion of the last DUP/Sinn Fein-led administration ...

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  • Angela Merkel demands quick Brexit negotiations after United Kingdom election
Angela Merkel demands quick Brexit negotiations after United Kingdom election

Ms Cooper, last week re-elected MP for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford for the sixth time, said: "I think the big challenge for us is actually now about the Brexit negotiations because there is not a lot we can do about the chaos in the Conservative Party at the moment".

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  • UK election: May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'
UK election: May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

The 60-year-old leader said she had tapped experience across the "whole of the Conservative Party " when she appointed Michael Gove , a long-serving cabinet minister who had clashed with May when she was home secretary, as agriculture minister.

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  • Could Trump use executive privilege to block Comey testimony?
Could Trump use executive privilege to block Comey testimony?

Senators are expected to grill Comey-in both an open and a closed panel-on certain conversations with Trump or his aides, including one in which Trump reportedly asked Comey to drop an investigation into former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's dealings with Russian Federation and Turkey.

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  • Senators to push Sessions for details during Tuesday hearing
Senators to push Sessions for details during Tuesday hearing

Mr Comey testified last week before the same panel. Trump's aides have dodged questions about whether conversations relevant to the Russian Federation investigation have been recorded, and so has the president. "I think it's important to establish why he was involved in the dismissal of Director Comey since he had recused from, apparently, al...

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  • North Korea expecting visit from former NBA star Dennis Rodman
North Korea expecting visit from former NBA star Dennis Rodman

CNN, citing two unidentified North Korean officials, said Rodman was expected to arrive in Pyongyang on Tuesday, but gave no additional details on the objective of the trip. Rodman faced criticism for his trips and for his description of Kim as a "very good guy". Certainly, Rodman is on personal terms with Trump , having twice appeared on T...

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  • Marker to honor couple who fought interracial marriage ban
Marker to honor couple who fought interracial marriage ban

However, it isn't now recognized as an official holiday by the United States government. The Lovings were jailed in 1958 for violating Virginia's prohibition on interracial marriage . "Under our Constitution, the freedom to marry, or not marry, a person of another race resides with the individual and can not be infringed by the State", Warren ...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions Requested Public Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Requested Public Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing

Senators had been pushing for Sessions to appear publicly to answer questions about his contacts with Russian officials during the campaign. Sessions is expected to be asked about his involvement in the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , who testified before the Senate Intel Committee on Thursday.

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  • Trump travel ban dealt new legal defeat
Trump travel ban dealt new legal defeat

Supreme Court . The day after an appeals court cited one of his tweets in the judges' opinion to uphold the block of President Trump's travel ban , Trump again took to Twitter to rail against the court's decision at "such a unsafe time" for America.

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  • Oposición en Puerto Rico asegura que resultados son una derrota para Rosselló
Oposición en Puerto Rico asegura que resultados son una derrota para Rosselló

En un referendo no vinculante y con baja participación , se les preguntó a los votantes si quieren que su país sea el estado número 51 de Estados Unidos , si preferían que obtenga la independencia definitiva , o si estaban de acuerdo en que siga siendo un territorio autónomo de Estados Unidos , como hasta ahora.

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  • US Senate minority leader invites Trump to testify on Capitol Hill
US Senate minority leader invites Trump to testify on Capitol Hill

Meanwhile, the Senate investigation into collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice is extending to a Trump Cabinet member. Ian Prior, a Justice Department spokesman, disputed that account and said that Sessions replied to Comey and said he "wanted to ensure that he and his Federal Bureau of Investigation staff were following...

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  • Congress resorts to disrupt, disinform, defame against Modi government: Venkaiah Naidu
Congress resorts to disrupt, disinform, defame against Modi government: Venkaiah Naidu

Bhubaneswar: Launching a scathing attack on Congress and its leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi , Union Minister and senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu today said the grand old party believes in 3Ds i.e defame, disturb and disrupt while BJP is moving ahead with only one D in its agenda- development.

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  • Online photos emerge of Izzah, Singaporean woman detained for radicalism
Online photos emerge of Izzah, Singaporean woman detained for radicalism

Singapore said on Monday it has detained an assistant child-care worker suspected of trying to join Islamic State and to find a militant husband in Syria, and was holding her under a tough security law that allows for detention without trial.

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  • Trump offers to speak under oath after Comey testimony
Trump offers to speak under oath after Comey testimony

Asked directly if tapes of conversations with Comey exist, Trump said, "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future". Trump made the remarks while responding to questions on Comey's explosive testimony in which he accused the president of trying to stop a probe into the alleged Russian interference in the U.S....

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  • Dan Rather predicts Republican defect if Trump approval falls below 30 percent
Dan Rather predicts Republican defect if Trump approval falls below 30 percent

Comey's testimony also revisits the president's knowledge that Michael Flynn was under investigation by the FBI before Trump took office. He hit the key points previously outlined by his personal lawyer in a lengthier statement issued after Thursday's hearing - that Comey gave misleading testimony in parts, but also backed up the presid...

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  • Sessions to Answer Questions Before Public at Intelligence Committee
Sessions to Answer Questions Before Public at Intelligence Committee

While answering questions about why he didn't alert other officials about Trump's request that he end his investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, Comey said that FBI officials long expected Sessions to recuse himself from overseeing the Russian Federation probe.

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