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Author: 0 Battle for IS 'Capital' Raqqa Begins

The operation to storm the city will start in the next "few days", Mahmoud had said on Saturday. The US said last week it began sending arms to Kurdish fighters, which Turkey said was "extremely dangerous" and urged Washington to reverse the decision.

Author: 0 French see no one to counter Macron, set to sweep parliament

With all the ballots counted, Macron's LREM and MoDem won 32.3 per cent of the vote, according to BBC report. The vote delivered a crushing blow to the socialist and conservative parties that had alternated in power for decades until Macron's election in May blew apart the left-right divide.

Author: 0 Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord

David Ige signed two bills yesterday (June 6) to enforce parts of the Paris Agreement-making Hawaii the first state to take concrete action in support of the worldwide climate agreement. In total, the statement says the businesses and investors who have made a decision to continue to participate in the Paris Climate Accord account for a total annual revenue of $1.4 trillion and include over 20 Fortune 500 companies, such as Apple, eBay, Gap Inc., Google, Intel, Microsoft, and Nike, in ...

Global Media Israel Returns Ambassador to New Zealand, Ending Diplomatic Rift
Author: 0 Israel Returns Ambassador to New Zealand, Ending Diplomatic Rift

Israeli prime minister's office said in a statement that Israel would send back its ambassador to New Zealand as New Zealand's Prime Minister Bill English expressed regrets of his country's support to the resolution. "I regret the damage done to relations between New Zealand and Israel as a result of New Zealand's co-sponsorship of UNSC resolution 2334", English wrote.

Author: 0 Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

District Court charges 25-year-old Reality Winner with a single count of illegally retaining and transmitting national defense information. Victor remained locked up Tuesday, June 6 on federal charges that she made copies of classified documents containing top-secret material and mailed them to an online news organization.

Global Media What happens if there's a hung parliament?
Author: 0 What happens if there's a hung parliament?

Any Prime Minister would be unlikely to ask the Queen to present a programme if they did not believe it would secure the support of a majority of MPs in the Commons. If the Conservatives can not form a government , what happens? The Conservatives have been warned that attempting to form a government with the help of the DUP could be detrimental to LGBT rights .

Author: 0 Little upside in prospect for British banks from election result

She named her Cabinet Sunday, keeping most of the ministers in their posts and even appointing an old adversary, Michael Gove, to the post of environment secretary. He added that the party wanted a good deal for Northern Ireland in Brexit negotiations , adding that the border issue was one the party wanted to see reflected in talks.

Global Media Lord Trimble warns DUP of risks of deal with Theresa May's government
Author: 0 Lord Trimble warns DUP of risks of deal with Theresa May's government

Accusing Kenny of " scaremongering , " Trimble said: "I'm sorry to use that term with regard to Enda - for whom I have some regard - but this is just being silly". Talks between the parties resumed Monday in a bid to end the political deadlock. Neither party could agree on forming a new Executive and a deadline for agreement to be reached passed, which legally meant another election had to be called or "direct rule" be imposed from London.

Global Media Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise
Author: 0 Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

The building is the Grenfell Tower in the North Kensington area. Debris has already started to fall from the tower. Trapped residents were reported to have built ropes from sheets to escape from windows. The fire has reportedly spread to five floors, with firefighters struggling to bring it under control. Reports indicate that 40 fire trucks were called to scene and authorities fear a building collapse.

Global Media House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos
Author: 0 House, Senate investigators seek Trump tapes, Comey memos

Dershowitz said he finds it incredible that the media didn't quote the most relevant part of Comey's testimony which is when he said the President under the Constitution has the authority to end the Flynn investigation. Even if tapes revealed that Trump did tell Comey he hoped he would drop the investigation, that's not necessarily enough to build a case for obstruction of justice , or any other criminal charge.

Global Media New coal tech would gain approval under CET, says Finkel
Author: 0 New coal tech would gain approval under CET, says Finkel

Treasurer Scott Morrison has warned the federal government can't continue with existing energy policy because it's hurting families and the economy. But it's believed Mr Abbott and Liberal frontbencher Craig Laundy exchanged terse words at the end of the meeting.

Author: 0 Brexit talks can start 'when United Kingdom is ready', says European Union chief negotiator

The socially conservative , pro-Brexit Democratic Unionist Party's 10 seats give the right-wing Conservatives a fragile but workable majority, which May said would allow her to negotiate a successful exit from the EU. May then called a snap election hoping for a bigger majority to strengthen her hand in negotiations. The Irish prime minister, Enda Kenny, tweeted on Sunday that he had spoken to May and indicated his concern that nothing should happen to put the Good Friday agreement at risk.

Global Media Declare NEET results before June 26: SC to CBSE
Author: 0 Declare NEET results before June 26: SC to CBSE

On May 24, the Madras HC acting on a batch of petitions from students who took Neet examination stayed the results . The Supreme Court on Monday permitted the CBSE to declare the results of NEET 2017 for undergraduate medical courses.

Author: 0 Egypt and Bahrain keep pressure on Qatar in Gulf crisis

The Gulf crisis has sparked fears of military escalation in an already volatile region. Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani was in Moscow today after talks in Germany yesterday. However, the Qatari foreign minister downplayed the likelihood of military conflict. Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan also approved another accord between Turkey and Qatar on military training cooperation.

Author: 0 5 dead as Cyclone Mora lashes coastal dists

Cyclone Mora has stuck Bangladesh , lashing the country's south-eastern coast with rain and winds. Large camps have been set up in Cox's Bazar for hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who have fled violence from neighbouring Myanmar.

Global Media Resorts World Manila gunman identified
Author: 0 Resorts World Manila gunman identified

The lone gunman , Jesse Carlos, 42, who had been employed by the Finance Department, was carrying a large bag with him as he made his way into the Resorts World Manila casino and resort. A woman asks for directions as Resorts World Manila complex remains on a lockdown Saturday, June 3, 2017, a day after a gunman stormed the crowded Manila casino in Pasay city, southeast of Manila , Philippines.

Global Media May to form government with DUP backing
Author: 0 May to form government with DUP backing

The national election left the Tories eight seats short of an overall majority, resulting in a hung parliament . The DUP has opposed the introduction of same sex marriage in Northern Ireland , as well as lifting the ban on abortion. Mr Corbyn said he would not make any coalition deals or pacts but would instead put forward Labour's own programme for government. And the party has a duty to fulfil this commitment to the 42% of the electorate who voted for the Conservatives and certainty.

Global Media Former president of Panama arrested in Miami on warrant, in federal custody
Author: 0 Former president of Panama arrested in Miami on warrant, in federal custody

While the former president is wanted on an array of charges, including allegedly snooping on over 150 political rivals at home and making a fortune off of a government-run social welfare program, the content of the USA arrest warrant has not been disclosed, with Manny Puri, assistant chief deputy marshal in South Florida, only saying that it included multiple charges against the former politician.

Author: 0 The UK Government Is Up For Grabs

He said it was yet "another own goal, after Cameron now May". It was trading at $1.2736 versus the greenback by late Friday afternoon. The pound fell as low as $1.2636 from $1.2955 on Thursday, before recovering slightly to trade at $1.2737.

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