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Man attacks police outside Buckingham Palace

Man attacks police outside Buckingham Palace The Queen is not believed to be in the capital and is now staying in Balmoral. Witnesses at the scene suggested the man had been in possession of a sword. A spokesman said: "Officers are on scene at the Mall outside Buckingham Palace". The officers sustained minor injuries during the arrest of the man. [Full Article...]

Hunley mystery solved: Blast from own torpedo likely killed crew

Hunley mystery solved: Blast from own torpedo likely killed crew While historical records show the steam-powered sloop sank in less than five minutes, the fate of the Hunley remained unknown until the sub was discovered on the sea bed 300 metres from the Housatonic's resting place. Their deaths were so swift they didn't even have time to move from their stations on the crank. "All the physical evidence points to the crew taking absolutely no action in res... [Full Article...]

Tammy Duckworth criticizes transgender ban in the military in an impassioned statement

Tammy Duckworth criticizes transgender ban in the military in an impassioned statement Duckworth, who served in Iraq and received a Purple Heart for her service, called Trump's transgender military ban "discriminatory". The Obama administration had set a deadline of July 1, 2017, for the USA military to decide how to handle transgender recruits. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump threatens government shutdown if Congress won't fund Mexico border wall

Donald Trump threatens government shutdown if Congress won't fund Mexico border wall Sanders. While federal government shutdowns have often provoked anger from voters, the US has experienced a number of them with little long-term damage. The number of federal employees placed on furlough during that shutdown peaked at 850,000 workers, with federal employees losing a total of 6.6 million work days, the Obama administration said at the time. [Full Article...]

Emails: Breitbart editor pledges to do 'dirty work' for Bannon, smears Ivanka

Emails: Breitbart editor pledges to do 'dirty work' for Bannon, smears Ivanka He lobbied hard to relocate the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and refused to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , who he refers to as a "terrorist". "It seems that there is sort of a Bannon-esque Trump, which may just be Trump-Trump as far as I'm concerned". Marlow replied, "I spooked em today". [Full Article...]

Man shot in Brussels after knife attack on soldiers

Man shot in Brussels after knife attack on soldiers The soldiers were lightly wounded in the attack, one in the face, the other in the hand. There is a heavy police presence in the area and public transport has been restrited. Our security services remain on alert. The attack took place inEmile Jacqmain Avenue in the centre of the Belgian capital. Suicide bombers killed 32 people in attacks on the city's main airport and subway system on 22 M... [Full Article...]

Canadian Passports to have 'X' gender starting August 31

Canadian Passports to have 'X' gender starting August 31 This would allow Canadians to mark "X" in the space provided for gender even on their passports. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, announced on Thursday that the Government of Canada will be working on implementing the change, which will also be available on other documents issued by the Ministry to support LGBTQ2 rights and advance gender equality, diversity, a... [Full Article...]

Conservative media slams Gary Cohn, who's not happy with Trump's Charlottesville comments

Conservative media slams Gary Cohn, who's not happy with Trump's Charlottesville comments Axios is totally right to note that Trump will bristle at this not only on the merits, because Cohn is criticizing his Charlottesville response as insufficient, but because he's siding with the dreaded media in leveling that criticism. Cohn told the FT that the president must do better "in consistently and unequivocally condemning" groups like the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and white supremacists... [Full Article...]

Sen. Jeff Flake insists he wants to 'work with' Trump

He also said Trump appointed a great national security team. "I don't know. I want to work with the President when I think that he's right, and I'll challenge him when I think that he's wrong", Flake answered. "For me I just focused on one, my day job, and two, building a winning campaign and so I can't control what goes on with the other side", Flake said. [Full Article...]

Thousands Evacuated In Texas And Luisiana Ahead Of Hurricane Harvey

Thousands Evacuated In Texas And Luisiana Ahead Of Hurricane Harvey Thursday, Hurricane Harvey was churning north northeast through the Gulf of Mexico 275 miles southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas with sustained winds of 85 mph and gust up to 105 mph. - Does the storm , in fact, follow the NHC's forecast track and move toward Louisiana after striking Texas? A hurricane warning is in effect from Port Mansfield to Sargent along the Texas coast. [Full Article...]

At Least 16 Americans Affected By 'Health Attacks' In Cuba

At Least 16 Americans Affected By 'Health Attacks' In Cuba This mysterious case has been unveiled that beginning in early August, but it dates back to several months: the first "physical symptoms" were reported by the end of 2016 and, as of 23 may, without waiting to see more clearly, the United States has decided in a first response to the expulsion of two cuban diplomats in Washington. [Full Article...]

Pakistan using India as excuse to pursue Afghan policy

Pakistan using India as excuse to pursue Afghan policy A separate NYT opinion article observed that President Trump's invitation to India "to help us more with Afghanistan" would certain to bring an adverse reaction from Pakistan and would enrage its military. In a speech Tuesday, he railed against an exit from Afghanistan, despite previously advocating for his predecessor Barack Obama to take the USA out of the country. [Full Article...]

Felix Arroyo, Boston health services official, fired after sexual harassment allegations

Felix Arroyo, Boston health services official, fired after sexual harassment allegations Arroyo, who has been on paid leave since late July, denies the allegations. Oggeri, the city spokeswoman, says the allegations are "intolerable and disturbing" and says his administration is "working to get to the bottom of this as soon as possible". [Full Article...]

US targets Chinese and Russia entities over North Korea

She made the remark hours after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signalled that talks with the North might be possible "in the near future". The Trump administration is still hoping China will pressure Pyongyang. Beijing had already suspended imports of North Korean coal in February. North Korea generates about $1 billion a year from the coal trade, according to the Treasury, which singled out... [Full Article...]

Spain probe deepens as second suspect wins release

Spain probe deepens as second suspect wins release The alleged ringleader, imam Abdelbaki Es Satty, 45, died in the blast.Another suspect also died in the explosion, which investigators initially thought was linked to a drug laboratory. One survivor, Mohamed Houli Chemlal, was injured and is now jailed. El Karib lived in Ripoll, the town where the extremist cell was allegedly formed. [Full Article...]

Sell-Side Analyst's Predictions: Cree, Inc. (CREE), Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)

Over the past five trading sessions shares of Xcel Energy Inc . Vanguard Group Inc increased its ownership in Xcel Energy Inc. shares by 32.3% as of the end of the last quarter. Covering sell-side analysts are estimating company growth for next year to be 6.14%. Therefore 50% are positive. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, June 9 by Jefferies. [Full Article...]

Rasmussen Poll: Voters Side With Trump on Monuments

Rasmussen Poll: Voters Side With Trump on Monuments Besides, the poll showed a 43 per cent plurality of voters blame the white nationalist protesters most for the violence. Trump faced bipartisan backlash after claiming there is "blame on both sides" for the deadly violence. While the approval numbers are low, they are similar to what they were before Charlottesville . The poll noted that approval of Trump is higher among men at 46 per cent, w... [Full Article...]

Majority of Americans Disapprove of Trump's North Korea Policy

Majority of Americans Disapprove of Trump's North Korea Policy Sixty-two of respondents say the president is doing more to divide the country, while 31 percent say he is doing more to unite the country. A woman was killed after a follower of the so-called alt-right groups drove his vehicle into a crowd. [Full Article...]

Ohio Veterans Facility Says It's Boycotting the Cleveland Browns After Anthem Protests

Ohio Veterans Facility Says It's Boycotting the Cleveland Browns After Anthem Protests On Wednesday, hundreds of protesters came together outside the NFL's headquarters in New York City in support of Kaepernick, whose NFL career is in jeopardy following his refusal to stand during the national anthem. Bennett said of the growing anthem-protest movement in the National Football League that, "It would take a white player to really get things changed because when somebody from the ... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson admits United Kingdom will have to pay for Brexit divorce

Boris Johnson admits United Kingdom will have to pay for Brexit divorce In the referendum on United Kingdom membership in the European Union, which took place on 23 June previous year, Brexit supporters won 51.9% against 48,1%. But he added: "I'm not saying I accept Mr Barnier's interpretation of what our obligations are". He said the United Kingdom would not pay "a penny more, not a penny less". [Full Article...]


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