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World News Bernie Sanders criticizes the Democratic brand
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders criticizes the Democratic brand

COOPER: Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan said the other day, 'Our brand is worse than Trump.' is he right? After Democrat Jon Ossoff lost the Georgia special House election, a lot of the party's lawmakers confessed that they're anxious about the party's future.

World News Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency
Author: 0 Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency

State media for North Korea called President Donald Trump selfish Tuesday for his move to pull out of the Paris Climate accord . Hawaii Senate majority leader, J. "[Trump's] misguided decision to withdraw from the Paris climate does not reflect the values of our city", Perduto said. Mayors of cities nationwide are also vowing to do whatever they can to reduce fossil-fuel emissions.

World News Queen Elizabeth II outlines government program
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth II outlines government program

Veteran lawmaker Dennis Skinner offered the traditional heckle ahead of the speech, joking that those involved in the ceremony had better hurry so the queen could make the first race. She said: "We need to use this opportunity to also consider the impact of the Ministry of Justice's decision to reduce the personal injury discount rate to minus 0.75 per cent which is not representative of real investment practice and has put severe pressure on people's premiums and the NHS".

World News 4-year-old sings song from 'Moana', becomes viral sensation
Author: 0 4-year-old sings song from 'Moana', becomes viral sensation

When the song comes on, Sophia belts out the lyrics with a passion that completely outshines the rest of her classmates. Before the surprise performance, the children sang two songs from Disney's Zootopia. The video has been shared thousands of times on social media and Sophia is loving the support. The Walt Disney Company is the parent company of Walt Disney Studios and this station .

Author: 0 UK acquires apartments for tenants displaced by tower fire

However, they did say: "Four of our blocks do have cladding (Oldmead House, Bartlett House, Mersea House and Colne House), but this is not the same type as the cladding used on Grenfell Tower". The properties have been described as "newly-built social housing" and the complex includes a concierge facility, as well as a private cinema. The homes acquired by the government will be a mix of one, two and three bedroom flats across two blocks, the news release said.

Author: 0 US Warplane Shoots Down Syrian Jet over Eastern Syria

Earlier on Sunday, the Syrian army said that "the so-called global alliance today noon targeted the jet over the area of al-Rasafa in the southern countryside of al-Raqqa while it was on a combat mission against the terrorist Daesh", using an Arabic acronym of ISIL, which is also known as ISIS.

Author: 0 Former US presidents Bush, Clinton hail Kohl

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres also mourned Kohl as a "personal friend" and praised his historical role in uniting Germany, according to his spokesman Stephane Dujarric. "My mentor, my friend, the very essence of Europe, he will be greatly, greatly missed", the former Luxembourg premier said on Twitter. He ascended to the top of West German national politics in 1973 when he became CDU chairman, and he fought the 1976 elections as his party's candidate for chancellor of Germany.

World News 6 policemen killed as militants ambush police party in JK
Author: 0 6 policemen killed as militants ambush police party in JK

Earlier, a civilian identified as Mohammad Ashraf Khar (34) was killed in the crossfire between the forces and the militants. Mattoo, who carries a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on his head, and two other local Lashkar operatives were holed up in two houses in Bijbihara.

Author: 0 UK's May cracks joke about election disaster

DUP leader Arlene Foster is due to see May on Tuesday for crunch talks, which could force the delay of the government's presentation of its legislative programme to parliament by Queen Elizabeth II, due on June 19. Its leader, Jeremy Corbyn , who defied expectations and boosted his party's standing, has said it would be an "economic disaster" to leave the European Union without agreement.

Author: 0 French counter-terrorism unit investigates attack on Notre Dame

The attacker was injured and we are waiting for the prognostic. But he said the police response was "immediate and effective". A police official would not provide further information. The Lord's Prayer was recited in English and French, Soderberg said. David Rahul Métreaum, a witness, told local radio station BFMTV that he could see a "man on the ground who is not moving".

Author: 0 British PM May orders full public inquiry into deadly tower block fire

The search and rescue operation continued amid rising outrage over reports that the company which managed the block for the local Conservative-run council had ignored warnings from residents about the building's safety. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said earlier crews had reached the top floor of the building and conducted initial visual searches from doorways, but had not done a comprehensive search because it was unsafe.

World News Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise
Author: 0 Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

We also made sure that the external cladding has "fire breaks" between each floor. It wouldn't be helpful to speculate on that until they have got to the bottom of it. Firefighters react as a huge fire engulfs the Grenfell Tower early June 14, 2017 in west London . "We carry out regular visits to high-rise buildings and our firefighters are routinely involved in training exercises to respond to incidents in these types of buildings".

Author: 0 DC police say 2 men arrested in Turkish embassy melee case

Yilidrim also faces a charge of felony assault with significant bodily injury. One suspect, Sinan Narin , of Virginia , was being processed in the District on Wednesday. Last month, the DC Fire and EMS Department tweeted that nine people were hospitalized after approximately two dozen protesters turned out in front of the ambassador's residence, shortly after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with President Donald Trump .

Author: 0 London tower fire: What do we know?

Flames and smoke engulf a tower block, in north Kensington, West London , Britain June 14, 2017 . Residents said they had warned repeatedly over fire safety in the block. She added: "In my 29 years of being a firefighter, I have never, ever seen anything of this scale". It is managed by Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) on behalf of Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Council.

World News Destruction, debris mar Bangladesh mudslide rescue; 140 dead
Author: 0 Destruction, debris mar Bangladesh mudslide rescue; 140 dead

Heavy rains triggered landslides that killed dozens in southeast Bangladesh, officials said Tue. The district administrations opened a number of makeshift shelter homes for people evacuated and rescued from some 20 landslide spots. "We must prepare in the same way that we did after the Rana Plaza disaster or for earthquakes so that rescue efforts after such landslides are successful".

Author: 0 US Condemns Russia's Crackdown On Protesters

Petersburg", Magnay continued as she chronicled Navalny's run-ins with Russian authorities. Riot police in central Moscow were picking protesters out of the crowd at random, a BBC correspondent at the demonstration has said. As a result there were surreal scenes with demonstrators shouting slogans as people in period outfits held sword fights. "The White House this afternoon called on the Russian government to release demonstrators arrested earlier today in anti-corruption protests ...

Author: 0 DC and MD suing Trump; conflict of interest

Trump warpath, part one: The president has. The lawsuit accuses President Trump of violating both. Since then, a restaurant group and two individuals in the hotel industry have joined as plaintiffs. The attorneys general cite the emoluments clause of the Constitution which has never before been heard by the Supreme Court or federal courts. Some congressional Democrats are expected to file a third lawsuit arguing the president's behavior is also unconstitutional as early as this week.

World News Finals of National Spelling Bee begin with 40 elite spellers
Author: 0 Finals of National Spelling Bee begin with 40 elite spellers

The remaining contestants were set to take a four-section, computerized test in a semi-final round Wednesday evening. It consisted of 12 spelling words and 14 vocabulary words. The final round of the competition airs from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. today on ESPN2 and during prime time on ESPN from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Miller said he hopes to compete again next year.

World News Tentative deal struck between Theresa May and DUP to secure coalition
Author: 0 Tentative deal struck between Theresa May and DUP to secure coalition

Theresa May is expected to finalize her team of ministers later as she seeks to form a government with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party . The strength of that deal looks set to be tested when the Commons meets next week, with Jeremy Corbyn vowing to try to bring down the Government by defeating Mrs.

World News Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies
Author: 0 Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies

The former top Federal Bureau of Investigation official also said Trump asked him in January to pledge loyalty to the president, an unusual request that would put in doubt the intelligence and security service's independence. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief has said the decision was now in the hands of special counsel Mueller. Comey's testimony underscored the discord that had soured their relationship.

World News Taylor Featherston traded to Tampa Bay
Author: 0 Taylor Featherston traded to Tampa Bay

The two-time Gold Glove victor has uncharacteristically struggled on defense this season, having accumulated six errors. He's stolen 10 bases so far this season and is ranked eighth in the American League with a 2.4 WAR. Youngster Mallex Smith will get a chance in center with Kiermaier down. However, the Rays will only be sending cash considerations back to Philadelphia in return for Featherston's services.

World News Coast Guard searching for man missing in North Carolina
Author: 0 Coast Guard searching for man missing in North Carolina

The Coast Guard had been using a 47-foot motor lifeboat and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter to look for the man until the search was suspended at 7:19 a.m. The other person was spotted facedown and apparently unconscious in the water. About 67 miles of track line was searched in a 14-square mile area over a period of about 17 hours, the Coast Guard said.

World News Germany warns Iraqi Kurds against 'one-sided' referendum plans
Author: 0 Germany warns Iraqi Kurds against 'one-sided' referendum plans

So far, the Iraqi government has no reaction to the declaration and is expected to oppose the Kurdish move in protest to the timing as the Iraqi forces are in fighting against terrorism, including the Islamic State (IS) militant group, and because of the disputed areas outside the region.

Author: 0 Iman remembers late husband David Bowie on 25th anniversary

Bowie died a year ago at 69, following a battle with cancer. She posted old black and white photo of the couple to Instagram, with the pair seen under an umbrella, Bowie kissing Iman's forehead and her hand on his shoulder. Whether it was on the one-year anniversary of his death, or on Valentine's Day, Iman is never afraid to express her love for her late husband publicly.

World News Gunmen attack Iran parliament and mausoleum, killing at least one: State media
Author: 0 Gunmen attack Iran parliament and mausoleum, killing at least one: State media

Any struggle for influence between the Sunni Muslim kingdom and the revolutionary Shi'ite theocracy ought to take place "inside Iran, not in Saudi Arabia", he said without elaborating. The semi-official Tasnim news agency says medics are treating the guard. The attack comes at a time of simmering hostility between regional powers resulting from, among other factors, the Syrian civil war and President Donald Trump's numerous public statements declaring his intent to isolate and weaken ...

World News Gunmen attack Iran parliament, mausoleum
Author: 0 Gunmen attack Iran parliament, mausoleum

Two senior government officials, who asked not to be named, said the blasts might prompt a blame game and exacerbate political in-fighting. The group, which also has bases in Pakistan, is believed to be significantly weakened after its leader Abdolmalek Rigi was captured and executed by Iran in 2010.

World News Backed anti-IS forces to announce Raqqa assault start date on Tuesday
Author: 0 Backed anti-IS forces to announce Raqqa assault start date on Tuesday

Earlier in the day, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), the military branch of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), started a US-backed offensive on Raqqa on June 2 and Turkey had been informed about the operation before it started.

World News Election Commission's EVM challenge is unconstitutional: Uttarakhand HC
Author: 0 Election Commission's EVM challenge is unconstitutional: Uttarakhand HC

By the time the deadline expired at 5 pm on May 26, only two parties, the NCP and the CPI (M), had confirmed their participation for the EVM challenge, according to the Election Commission . "It raises doubts about the motive of Election Commission behind this denial", the leader said. "Serial numbers of battery and memory are crucial parts of an Electronic Voting Machine and should have been provided, as it was a specific request and these were very much available with the EC", she said ...

World News Congress Roasted For Map That Marks Out 'Indian Occupied Kashmir'
Author: 0 Congress Roasted For Map That Marks Out 'Indian Occupied Kashmir'

However, it was not immediately known whether it was done deliberately or it was a goof-up. It is to mention here that India is illegally occupying Jammu and Kashmir since the partition of Indian subcontinent in 1947 and claims its accession under a controversial document, Instrument of Accession, it signed with the then Dogra Maharaja of Kashmir.

Author: 0 Lead of UK Conservatives holds, May now seen negatively

An election that, several weeks ago, promised a certain victory by a wide margin is suddenly too close for comfort. If May failed to win an overall majority, she would be forced to strike a deal with another party to continue governing either as a coalition or a minority government.

Author: 0 North Korea 'disrespected' China by missile test

The missile, reportedly a Scud-class ballistic missile, launched from the coastal town of Wonsan flew about 450 km (280 miles), South Korean officials said . President Donald Trump on Monday called North Korea's latest missile test a slap in the face for its main ally China, which the USA leader praised for trying to rein in the regime.

Author: 0 Putin denies involvement in hacking, praises Trump

It is "theoretically possible" that "patriotic" Russians made a decision to take matters into their own hands in response to negative reporting on Russia by the US media and other foreign outlets, Putin said Thursday in a meeting with senior editors of leading global news agencies.

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