• Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy
Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy

Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a leading supporter of re-opening relations with Cuba, blasted President Trump's misguided decision to reverse key pieces of President Obama's Cuba-engagement policy. Though Trump's policy bars U.S. travelers from staying in Cuban military-linked hotels, U.S. Sen. "U.S. private sector engagement can be...

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  • Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'
Hodgkinson Wife: 'I'm Sorry He Did This'

HANSI LO WANG, BYLINE: Hey, Ari. "She had no idea he felt as strong as he did", Wagner said . "He never bothered anybody that I knew of", Guetterman said, shaking his head in disbelief that someone living that close to him could do something like that.

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  • Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, undergoes third surgery
Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, undergoes third surgery

In this baseball game, the victorious team gave a member of the losing team the winner's trophy. Sen. Chris Murphy in uniform. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday visited the Washington hospital where Steve Scalise , the third-ranked Republican in the US House of Representatives, was being treated for injuries to internal organs, broke...

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  • Trump to Announce Tougher Rules for Cuba
Trump to Announce Tougher Rules for Cuba

Though Trump's announcement stops short of a full reversal of the Cuba rapprochement, it targets the travel and economic engagement between the countries that has blossomed in the short time since relations were restored. In a contentious internal debate, some aides argued that Trump, a former real estate magnate who won the presidency promisin...

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  • Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony — NY Times
Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony — NY Times

Spectators at the Senate hearing will probably be treated to a gossipy inside look at the quirky interactions between these two unpredictable men. US intelligence agencies have concluded the Russian government sought to influence the USA election in Trump's favor, a charge Russia has denied.

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  • Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports
Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

Comey also testified he had told Trump he was not under investigation. His appointment was approved unanimously by the Senate, burnishing his reputation as a man above partisanship. Three members of the legal team known to have been hired so far by Mueller have given political donations nearly exclusively to Democrats, according to a CNN an...

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  • Trump friend: Mueller 'illegitimate as special counsel'
Trump friend: Mueller 'illegitimate as special counsel'

The night before Tuesday's senate intelligence committee hearing with Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the sudden question of whether President Donald Trump might fire Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller prompted alarm from Democrats and notes of caution from Republicans.

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  • Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt
Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt

The House Intelligence Committee is conducting its own, parallel inquiry. Comey , who was sacked on May 9, told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe. He said he provided one of the documents to a friend and requested the details be shared with the media. Democrats, however, ...

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  • At least 6 dead, more than 70 injured in London tower inferno
At least 6 dead, more than 70 injured in London tower inferno

Eyewitnesses reported seeing people trapped inside the burning building screaming for help and shouting for their children to be saved. Help! Help!' The fire brigade could only help downstairs. A blog post from Grenfell Action Group in November said "only a catastrophic event" would expose the concerns residents had. Kensington and Chelsea Boro...

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  • Steve Scalise's suspected shooter identified as IL man
Steve Scalise's suspected shooter identified as IL man

Sanders says the man authorities identified as opening fire on the practice had apparently volunteered on his presidential campaign. Federal law enforcement sources have identified to CNN the alleged shooter as James Hodgkinson , 66, of IL.

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  • British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election
British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election

Former Treasury chief George Osborne - who was sacked by May previous year - called May a " dead woman walking ", and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was ready to contest another election at any time. If May had won a majority last Thursday, she would have been converting the policy agenda in the Conservative election manifesto into l...

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  • In the United Kingdom published the final results of the elections
In the United Kingdom published the final results of the elections

The Conservative party will form a minority government with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of Northern Ireland, having failed to secure the 326 MPs required for an overall majority in the House of Commons. She's now attempting to form a government. Several newspapers said Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was being urged by ...

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  • May failed to get the mandate she sought
May failed to get the mandate she sought

She ran an election built on her qualities as a leader, but her willingness to lead from the front came into question when she refused to show up to a televised pre-election debate. "The young have a bad deal", said Ben Page, chief executive of pollster Ipsos MORI. A stony-faced Mrs May, speaking on the doorstep of her official Downing Street...

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  • 'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground
'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

Senior Conservatives said there was no longer support in Parliament for a so-called "hard Brexit " after the party saw its Commons majority wiped out. The new Parliament will be sworn in on Tuesday, although May has until June 19 to work out the full terms of the Conservatives' agreement with the DUP .

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  • British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks
British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

Corbyn's only crime is that he stood for the many and not for the few. The main opposition Labour Party took 262. "I think we've run a great and positive campaign and made a difference", said Dogus. "Clearly, the general election result was a huge disappointment", Timothy wrote. He acknowledged that the government would now be unable to g...

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  • N.Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives
N.Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

As May struggled to contain the fallout, her two closest aides resigned. But Johnson said he backed May. The change was unlikely to significantly quell unrest within the party. Theresa May is to head a minority Conservative government - propped up by the Democratic Unionists - after her General Election gamble backfired disastrously.

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  • Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key
Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

British Prime Minister Theresa May , who promised to be a "bloody hard woman" during her country's upcoming divorce negotiations with the European Union , has been ruthlessly reminded that British voters can be bloody hard as well. Meanwhile, Labour - which had been written off by critics as all but unelectable - surged to 261 seats, up 29 from...

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  • Stormont at risk from DUP pact, says Kenny
Stormont at risk from DUP pact, says Kenny

Angela Merkel has said she sees no obstacles in the way of beginning Brexit talks as scheduled after Theresa May failed to win a majority in Thursday's United Kingdom election. "Let's put our minds together on striking a deal", Michel Barnier said. There was little sympathy for Mr May from some Europeans. May's predecessor David Cameron sough...

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  • UK media: May has no intention of resigning
UK media: May has no intention of resigning

And I started by asking him, how it is that Theresa May, who had been tremendously popular, fell so short? "They know exactly what they want, but are never going to get too close to us", said a source. The DUP is similar to the "religious right" in the USA and takes a hard-line stance on social issues, such as same-sex marriage and abortion. Sky...

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  • Qatar says no expulsions of nationals from countries that cut ties
Qatar says no expulsions of nationals from countries that cut ties

The list and response add to the diplomatic and political tensions in the Gulf that have erupted since Saudi Arabia and its allies severed ties with Qatar over its alleged support for extremism. Still, the Pentagon has been developing contingency plans in case there's any interruption, defense officials said. On Wednesday, the Turkish parli...

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  • UK election surprise adds to Japanese Brexit worries
UK election surprise adds to Japanese Brexit worries

Bernie Sanders , to whom Corbyn is often compared, electrified voters, especially the young , with his radical left-wing agenda emphasizing health care, education, and equality of opportunity. As the largest minority in the House of Commons, any new Tory Party leader could find themselves the next Prime Minister if they can form a coalition or...

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  • A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain
A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

Theresa May's snap election gamble has turned out many surprises - not least that the country now has a hung parliament . The Ukip, once a leading voice in the push for Brexit , lost all its parliamentary seats in the election. Will there be a second election? Instead of a formal coalition, May could seek to govern through a so-called "confid...

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  • Trump isn't going to like the New York Daily News' Friday cover
Trump isn't going to like the New York Daily News' Friday cover

Comey took the Times and other media outlets to task , however, testifying that "there have been many, many stories about Russian Federation. that are dead wrong". He also labeled Comey a leaker, accusing him of "unauthorized disclosures" of "privileged communications" he'd had with the president. Comey did not explicitly draw any legal...

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  • London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices
London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices

Tonight, MailOnline could reveal married father-of-two Butt and a Moroccan-Libyan 30-year-old were the London Bridge terrorists who murdered seven people in the capital city massacre. The Tory-supporting media gives a far more accurate indication of the sweeping attacks on democratic rights being prepared behind Corbyn's recent statement that...

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  • Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election
Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

The Conservative Party Campaign believes the election results in up to 30 or 40 seats are now in doubt, as unexpectedly high numbers of voters switch back and forth between backing the Tories and Labour . "He doesn't seem like other politicians where it's just full of fluff and constant regurgitation of slogans; he seems to actually mean what ...

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  • United Kingdom vote looms, Tories confuse tax issue
United Kingdom vote looms, Tories confuse tax issue

It's what's called a snap election , something like a special election in the U.S. The general election was due to be held by May of 2020, but Prime Minister May called for earlier elections saying she needed a strong mandate to manage the U.K.'s exit from the European Union , the so-called Brexit vote.

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  • British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears
British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

The Labour leader said: "I'm very sorry this is not a debate, this is a series of questions". "Perhaps the most interesting market to watch over the past couple days is the odds of Boris Johnson being Prime Minister on July 1". Labour analysis suggested that 10.8 million pensioners may lose out if the benefit was restricted only to those el...

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  • UK's May urged to take tougher line against Trump on climate
UK's May urged to take tougher line against Trump on climate

Many politicians and other Americans jumped on Twitter after the announcement to cheer on Trump's " America first" emphasis on the economy. The two parties consider "climate action and the clean energy transition an imperative more important than ever", a draft of the document said, adding that China and the European Union will step up their eff...

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  • CT joins alliance committed to Paris climate accord
CT joins alliance committed to Paris climate accord

Mr. Trump announced Thursday that he is pulling the USA out of the Paris agreement , which was one of President Obama's major achievements in office. EPA administrator Scott Pruitt spent a press briefing Friday dodging questions about whether President Trump believes in climate change. To say that the climate accord "hamstrings" the U....

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  • EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact
EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact

In an interview June 1 with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, Bishop Sanchez said he did not think Trump and Pope Francis discussed climate change in any depth when they met, however climate change was a significant part of the discussions the president and top staff members had with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state.

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