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Author: 0 Russian Federation beat New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

In the tournament's opening game at Saint Petersburg Stadium and with President Vladimir Putin , FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and football legend Pele all in attendance, Russian Federation made the winning start to the tournament that was widely expected of them against a lower-ranked New Zealand team.

Author: 0 Across the U.S., counter-protests are planned as Anti-Sharia marches

Participants chanted "No hate, no fear, Muslims are welcome here" on their way to City Hall, while a phalanx of bicycle police officers separated them from an anti-Sharia rally numbering in the dozens. Counterdemonstrators, though, outnumbered the protesters by about 2 to 1. "Stop the killing under Sharia law ", yelled one protester. "If they're against sharia, are you against feeding the poor? Because essentially that is Sharia", she told Bandlamudi.

Author: 0 UNPRECEDENTED: 200 Congressional Democrats Sue Trump

Attorneys general for the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland on Monday sued Trump , alleging he is violating the emoluments clause by choosing to retain ownership of his companies after becoming president. It was the latest in a series of such lawsuits against the Republican president. "They could foresee ... foreign interference by corrupting our officials through payments or benefits or advantages".

People First Grenfell Tower fire victim named as University of West London student
Author: 0 First Grenfell Tower fire victim named as University of West London student

Harrowing stories have emerged of families separated as they fled the horror blaze and terrified residents saying their goodbyes over the phone as flames engulfed the building. "Goodbye, and tell my mom and my dad I love them.' And that was the last message", Almashi said. It was burning and my brother was inside. He had not seen his family for five years and was forced to limit communication to avoid putting them in danger amid a crackdown against the opposition by Bashar Assad's regime, ...

People Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire Mueller
Author: 0 Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire Mueller

Asked by Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr at the June 8 hearing if Comey thought that Trump's actions amounted to obstruction, Comey said it wasn't his place to answer that question, and dropped a not-so-subtle hint that he expected questions of obstruction to be part of Mueller's investigation.

Author: 0 Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday

Brexit talks will begin Monday. That's raised speculation that she will seek a softer Brexit by trying to win continued access to Britain's biggest market. The talks are taking place three months after Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered the two-year Brexit timetable. The Brexit Department said in a statement that the U.K.'s withdrawal and future ties are "intimately linked".

People Londoners Can't Hide Anger in Aftermath of 'Avoidable' Tower Fire
Author: 0 Londoners Can't Hide Anger in Aftermath of 'Avoidable' Tower Fire

Friends and families of victims, including a furious seven-year-old, asked: "How many children died?" Mrs May said the Grenfell Tower blaze "was an unimaginable tragedy for the community, and for our country". "As soon as we can, we will locate and recover loved ones", he added. One of those critical of the PM was Harriet Harman MP, who tweeted: "She should have been prepared to listen to them".

People Heat advisory issued for next week
Author: 0 Heat advisory issued for next week

The National Weather Services issued a heat advisory Thursday for Northern California areas that include the southern Sacramento Valley and the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a unsafe situation in which heat illness is likely.Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an ...

Author: 0 Confederations Cup 2017 Preview: Prolific Portugal take on tricky Mexico

Ronaldo was making the headlines on Friday because of a report that said he wants to leave Real Madrid and Spain following allegations that he defrauded the country's tax authorities. Host Russia, ranked 63rd in the world, opens Group A play on Saturday against New Zealand in St. Petersburg. The Portuguese record scorer will captain his nation on Sunday in the Confederations, which they qualified for as European Championship winners, in preparation for next summer's World Cup in Russian ...

People Michelle Carter Found Guilty In Texting Sucide Case In Massachuttes
Author: 0 Michelle Carter Found Guilty In Texting Sucide Case In Massachuttes

Judge Moniz, in issuing his verdict, disagreed and said that the culpability of Carter over Roy's death involves her direct knowledge that he was in a toxic environment and did nothing. In 2014, Michelle Carter's boyfriend, Conrad Roy III , committed suicide via carbon monoxide poisoning . Prosecutors argued meanwhile that, when Roy got out of his truck, Carter told him to " get back in ".

Author: 0 Indian-origin Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's youngest and first gay PM

He will be nominated as Taoiseach in the Dáil on Wednesday, before he travels to meet President Higgins in Áras an Uachtaráin, where he will be given his seal of office. "I have never found him wanting when it came to dealing with issues head-on", said McHugh. Pascal Donoghue will take over the role as Minister for Finance, taking the place of Michael Noonan, who has stepped down.

Author: 0 Taylor Swift returns to Spotify the same day Katy releases album

In 2014, the Shake It Off singer pulled her music from Spotify , where she was one of the service's most popular artists, after bemoaning that artists receive a tiny royalty per song play. Perry added, "It's really, like, she started it and it's time for her to finish it". But, c'mon. We all know it's just the latest battle attack in an ongoing war between Swift and Perry .

Author: 0 EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK

Later, a Downing Street spokesperson said: "In the first Cabinet meeting since the election , ministers discussed the forthcoming Queen's Speech, including the legislative program required to deliver the best possible Brexit deal for the whole United Kingdom ".

People Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him
Author: 0 Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

Mueller is also investigating whether President Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice , The Washington Post reported Wednesday . Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is now overseeing the investigation into President Trump's campaign, but there's been speculation he could step down .

People DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue
Author: 0 DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue

DUP leader Arlene Foster , who travelled to Westminster for talks with the Tories on Tuesday, said she hoped a deal could be reached "sooner rather than later". Ms Foster said the talks deadline remained "realistic". Even the idea of an alliance is complicated, however. "Bringing stability to the United Kingdom government in and around issues around Brexit , obviously around counter-terrorism, and then doing what's right for Northern Ireland in respect of economic matters".

Author: 0 Royals visit survivors of high-rise fire as death toll increases

About 70 people are missing after a list of verified reports were compiled, Britain Press Association reported . "There is nothing to suggest at this time that the fire was started deliberately", he added. The Met can not confirm the number of missing people. "Sadly we are not expecting to find any more survivors and the operation is now one of recovery rather than rescue", said Cotton, who has said multiple times that she's never seen a fire like this during her 29-year career.

Author: 0 Trump says he's calling it a 'travel ban'

Pelosi was asked what Trump meant by his comments calling for the enforcement of a ban on travel to the U.S. from several Muslim-majority countries. "In any event we are EXTREME VETTING people coming into the U.S.in order to help keep our country safe", Trump said Monday."The courts are slow and political! ".

People Theresa May orders full public inquiry into London fire
Author: 0 Theresa May orders full public inquiry into London fire

The residence is believed to have had as many as 600 people inside it when the fire broke out on one of the lower floors. A protest rally began at Grenfell Tower in western London and is headed towards Kensington and Chelsea town hall, where another protest was already taking place.

Author: 0 British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze

Earlier, the police launched a criminal inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire incident after it emerged that cladding, used on Grenfell Tower is banned in the United States, and that it would have cost just 5,000 pounds extra for the contractors to apply a fire-resistant version of panelling to the building, according to a report by the Independent .

Author: 0 Minnesota officer acquitted in fatal shooting of motorist Philando Castile

Yanez, 29, had faced one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm in Castile's death. The 12-member jury deliberated for 27 hours before finding Jeronimo Yanez , who is Hispanic, not guilty on all charges, according to the Minnesota Star Tribune newspaper.

Author: 0 Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation

President Trump refrained from tweeting about so-called witch hunts and "phony" stories on Wednesday, June 14, when Mr. Trump spoke at the White House about the attacks of 66-year-old James T. "Why is that Hillary Clintons family and Dems dealings with Russian Federation are not looked at, but my non-dealings are?", Trump tweeted just before 4 p.m.

Author: 0 Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

It was one of a string of messages posted to social media by Trump Friday morning. The new allegations against Trump center on his own admission that he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation , and suggestions he asked several top intelligence officials for their help altering the inquiry's direction.

People President Trump details new Cuba policy
Author: 0 President Trump details new Cuba policy

Travelers were legally required to maintain logs of their full-time "people-to-people" schedules but the Obama administration made clear it would not enforce the requirement. Even among Cuban-Americans in South Florida, almost two-thirds want to lift the US embargo. The president tweeted while en route to Miami , where he'll announce his plans for halting the flow of USA cash to Cuba's military and security services while maintaining diplomatic relations.

People President Trump now under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, WAPO reports
Author: 0 President Trump now under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, WAPO reports

The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 USA presidential campaign is now examining whether Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, according to a report . "I have never been directed to do anything I believe to be illegal, immoral, unethical or inappropriate", Rogers said. Chatter surfaced earlier this week that the president was considering firing Mueller .

People Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidante
Author: 0 Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidante

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, said any move to oust Mueller would "be the last straw" for many in Congress and would have "echoes of Watergate", when President Richard Nixon dismissed special prosecutor Archibald Cox over Cox's subpoenas for White House tapes.

Author: 0 Play Ball! GOP, Dems To Battle As 1 _ Team Scalise

Scott Applewhite, File). On the House floor, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) praised her as one of the officers who saved lives during the shooting where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was badly wounded. The bullet damaged blood vessels, bones, and internal organs, Sava said. But while lawmakers grappling with the attack say it is too early to debate gun policy, several agree on another much-needed step: toning down the overheated political rhetoric in America.

People Aaron Judge's eighth-inning homer prompted MVP chants ... at Angel Stadium
Author: 0 Aaron Judge's eighth-inning homer prompted MVP chants ... at Angel Stadium

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter argues with home plate umpire Alan Porter during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York , Sunday, June 11, 2017 . "I really had to kind of refocus after that and not let my emotions get the best of me", Sale said. Judge got an opportunity to make up for his mistake, and one big swing later, the Yankees were on their way to stretching their winning streak to six games.

People GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'
Author: 0 GOP, Dem governors agree with Trump, call health bill 'mean'

The Affordable Care Act took months to draft and was debated in the Senate for 25 days before clearing the chamber on December 24, 2009. "We believe we all owe it to our constituents to meet to discuss your potential legislation that would profoundly impact so many American lives", the New York Democrat said in a letter sent to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Friday.

People Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea
Author: 0 Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

North Korea has rejected a new sanctions resolution adopted by the UN Security Council (UNSC) against the regime, vowing to continue developing and testing nuclear and missile weapons. Pyongyang has launched several more ballistic missiles since then, including a short-range missile on Monday that landed in the sea off its east coast.

Author: 0 Theresa May Chased Away By Grenfell Tower Protesters After She Visits Victims

A second victim named yesterday was Khadija Saye, a 24-year-old photographer who had exhibited at the Venice Biennale. British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a full public inquiry into the high-rise apartment blaze that killed at least 17 people in London amid growing public anxiety about whether similar blazes could occur in other housing blocks around the country.

Author: 0 Scalise remains in critical condition after shooting

Now, Sava said he feels "a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic" about the outcome of Scalise's treatment. Congressman Steve Scalise's condition is showing signs of improvement after he was shot when a gunman opened fire on the Republican Congress as they practiced for a charity softball game Wednesday morning, doctors say.

Author: 0 Brexit negotiations to go ahead on Monday, Government confirms

France's Macron said the door was still open for Britain to remain in the European Union, though he added that it would be hard to walk back once negotiations start. There have also been discussions of a cross-party Brexit Commission to agree common ground between the parties and ensure an orderly withdrawal from the EU.

Author: 0 London blaze death toll reaches 30 as queen visits survivors

A criminal investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the blaze. A hose continues to douse the fire at Grenfell Tower on Thursday. Omnis Exteriors, a Worcester-based company specialising in ACM panelling, said it had been asked to supply Reynobond PE to Harley Facades, the contractor carrying out the cladding renovation of the west London tower block, The Guardian reported.

Author: 0 Trump's friend Christopher Ruddy says President 'considering' firing Mueller

Still, Chris Ruddy , the CEO of Newsmax and a Trump friend, suggested the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller from his position as special counsel. Despite the speculation, Principal Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Tuesday that "while the president has the right to [fire Mueller], he has no intention to do so".

Author: 0 President Trump Blasts Report on Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe

Speaking to Harris Faulkner, Wallace said Trump once again kept Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation at the top of the headlines. Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May, and that firing is now reportedly part of an investigation into whether Trump obstructed justice as president.