European Union fears Brexit might delay after shock Britain vote

Labour had won 261 seats. Above all, investors are anxious about the general uncertainty surrounding the country — whether a bruised May will resign in due course, whether the Conservatives will be able to form a new government or whether it will ... More..

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Backed force says seized first western district in Raqqa
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Backed force says seized first western district in Raqqa

United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, later said that it was a "matter of time" before the ISIS leader was killed. The SDF, which comprises of Kurd, Arab and Assyrian fighters and led by the Kurdis...More..

President Trump to Qatar: Stop Funding Extremist Ideology
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

President Trump to Qatar: Stop Funding Extremist Ideology

But Western diplomats accuse the country of allowing or even encouraging the funding of some Sunni extremists. He asks the Gulf nations to "de-escalate the situation" and ease the blockade against Qatar. One US...More..

Can still be next British PM: says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Can still be next British PM: says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

May asked Britain's Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a new government today after an election debacle that saw her Conservative Party lose its parliamentary majority days before talks on Britain's Europea...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Apple limiting how many review pop-ups apps can show

It's clearly an attempt to bridge the user experience gap between a Surface tablet and an iPad Pro . The most striking aspect of the renders, however, is the fact that the iPhone 8 on display is seen running...More..

Early June scorcher expected to extend through Tuesday
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Early June scorcher expected to extend through Tuesday

Environment Canada is warning people about the hot and humid weather that's expected this weekend. Before things start to cool down on Tuesday, we're expecting high temperatures and humidex values Monday alon...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

California winner of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

This photo provided by Fadi Alberre shows the Marietta Liquors & Deli in Menifee, Calif. . Powerball lottery tickets are held at Jessie's Express Cafe with the jackpot at 1.5 billion dollars in New York City ...More..

Trump Offers to Testify That Comey Committed Perjury
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Trump Offers to Testify That Comey Committed Perjury

Following Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on his meetings with President Trump and the FBI's Russian Federation probe, however, they are now relying on Comey's credibility a...More..

Rangers complete sweep of Nationals
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Rangers complete sweep of Nationals

Scherzer is the third fastest to reach that mark in terms of innings, behind Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson . The defending NL Cy Young Award victor entered Sunday's start with a 2.35 ERA and a 114/20 K...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

GST Council Lowers Tax Rate For 66 Items, Small Businesses Get Relief

The next meeting of the council will be on June 18, when it will take up lottery taxes and the issue pertaining to e-way bill. Bringing about a major change in the rates of goods and services taxes, the GST ...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Nadal was unable to convert four break points in the fourth game. Nadal has not had to wait as long as Real Madrid did for a 10th European title but, for a man who won nine titles in 10 years, two years witho...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

South Korea Finds Suspected North Korean Spy Drone Near DMZ

South Korea announced Wednesday that it would delay the installation of the remaining components of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) system while it was assessing the system's environmental imp...More..

Demonstration against Islamic law draws counter-protest at Butler County Islamic Center
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Demonstration against Islamic law draws counter-protest at Butler County Islamic Center

Photo via the Associated Press. The other main speaker, Alex, who would not give his last name when asked by a reporter, calling The News & Observer "fake news", said he was a former Muslim who immigrated to ...More..

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, England vs Australia: 5 things Australia did wrong
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, England vs Australia: 5 things Australia did wrong

There were even jeers when Smith moved Moises Henriques to the boundary, with the crowd chanting for the return of their new hero. But the former couldn't stay longer as his miscued slog shot was holed out at...More..

Trump Contradicts Tillerson Line On Blockade Of Qatar Within Hours
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Trump Contradicts Tillerson Line On Blockade Of Qatar Within Hours

As the AP puts it, "The sanctions list further tightens the screws on Qatar " and "shows the crisis only escalating despite Kuwaiti efforts to mediate an end to the rift". mediation. Riyadh, Cairo and th...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

Demonstrators gathered to protest against Islamic law take part in a rally on Sat., June 10, 2017 , in NY. Protesters outside the Islamic Association of North Texas, a large Muslim education and worship cent...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Moscow and Tehran call for resolving Qatar crisis through dialogue

Saudi Arabia has said Qatar needs to cut ties with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, if it wanted to end its isolation. Another big credit rati...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

The three states announced special hotline numbers which affected families may call for assistance. For its part, Qatar issued an overnight statement saying residents living in the country from those nations ...More..

Arrests made at Islamic law rally in Minnesota
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Arrests made at Islamic law rally in Minnesota

Government. The "March Against Sharia" rally was one of several demonstrations held in more than 20 cities across the country, including New York, Chicago, Boston, Dallas and Atlanta. "That doesn't mean we ...More..

Legionnaire's disease contracted at Rio Hotel in Las Vegas
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Legionnaire's disease contracted at Rio Hotel in Las Vegas

The guests stayed separately at the hotel, located at 3700 W. Flamingo Road. One guest visited the hotel in March and the other visited in April. The bacteria which causes the disease , Legionella , was re...More..

Adam West Quotes: Famous Sayings By 1960s-Era 'Batman' Actor
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Adam West Quotes: Famous Sayings By 1960s-Era 'Batman' Actor

Though the character of Batman went on to be played by actors such as Michael Keaton, George Clooney and Christian Bale in big-budget movies, Newmar argued that the TV show's more simple approach to the chara...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Star Wars: Battlefront II Is Getting A Multiplayer Beta

Check out the flare of the rockets as the players boost off the cliff at about a minute into the video below. Expect FIFA 18 , Star Wars Battlefront II , Need for Speed and more titles to make an appearan...More..

Theresa May vows to form government of 'certainty' with DUP
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Theresa May vows to form government of 'certainty' with DUP

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has also called on Mrs May to stand down, declaring he is " ready to serve the country " after Mrs May's snap General Election gamble spectacularly backfired - and a much better th...More..

US Navy names warship after former AZ Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

US Navy names warship after former AZ Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

Speakers including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , said Giffords' strength and courage made her worthy of being the namesake of the ship, the USS Gabrielle Giffords . Biden, Hillary Clinton, and ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Jelena Ostapenko Pulls A Thrilling Upset To Win The French Open

However, the No1 ranking it still within her grasp come the grass season, and she already sits atop the Road to Singapore leader-board. Contesting only her eighth major, Ostapenko clubbed 54 winners to Halep'...More..

Tyson recalls almost 2.5 million pounds of chicken
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Tyson recalls almost 2.5 million pounds of chicken

Department of Agriculture. Maid-Rite Specialty Foods has recalled many of their beef products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens. The spaghetti and meatball products were produced on January 5 ...More..

Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions

He also retweeted a comment from attorney Alan Dershowitz, who had written: "We should stop talking about obstruction of justice". Here's one: Is President Trump alleged to have done anything illegal or is ...More..

Duck Die-off Leads to Temporary Draining of DC Reflecting Pool
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Duck Die-off Leads to Temporary Draining of DC Reflecting Pool

The National Park Service (NPS) said Friday that it has observed the deaths of about 80 ducklings in the Reflecting Pool, which it says were likely caused by parasites that grow on snails that live in the w...More..

Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort

David Ige and Hawaii's county mayors and representatives gathered Tuesday for the signing of two bills and a mayors' agreement that support the commitments and goals of the Paris Climate Accord. Trump said the ...More..

Virginia among states reviewing election systems for signs of intrusion
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Virginia among states reviewing election systems for signs of intrusion

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied widely made allegations by USA officials that Russia was involved in efforts to game the election . RALEIGH, N.C. "VR [Systems] seemed to think that very few of th...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Jeff Sessions had one hell of a bad week

On Tuesday, Sean Spicer refused to provide even the token measure of "confidence" that Trump has expressed in others who were soon to be departing. As James Comey knows, that's not a good sign. While Sessions...More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

James Comey: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go

In announcing the withdrawal on June 1 from the almost universally supported agreement, Trump earned the scorn of the European Union, China, India, Brazil, and many other nations that have been taking amb...More..

JP: Rain chances remain low through weekend
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

JP: Rain chances remain low through weekend

On Monday the region will remain warm with highs in the mid-90s and mostly sunny skies. There is a small rain chance, at 20%, for Monday and Tuesday under mostly cloudy skies. High 92F. Winds SW at 20 to ...More..

Relay for Life connects cancer patients and survivors
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

Relay for Life connects cancer patients and survivors

Highlights on June 24 include Relay's Got Talent, midnight to 2 a.m.; workout class, midnight; Jazzercise, 7 a.m.; a 5K run, 7 a.m.; yoga, 9 a.m.; youth lap with police officers and firefighters and EMTs, 10 a....More..

by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

North Korea Has Successful 'Ground-to-sea Cruise Rocket' Launch

People from the reclusive and impoverished North have occasionally defected to the rich, democratic South by fishing boat, crossing the disputed maritime border between the two sides. He has signaled a softenin...More..