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World Pro-EU proposals on Brexit blocked in United Kingdom parliament
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We need to make our campaign as inclusive as possible of everyone anxious about Brexit , from ardent Remain campaigners like Tom Holder, to Leave supporters who know that the Government is botching Brexit and are beginning to realise the bad deal it is negotiating will leave Britain as a country in decline.

World Eid-ul Fitr 2018 celebrations across the world
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The holiday comes after the Muslim holy month of Ramadhan when muslims are called to observe one of the pillars of Islam-fasting. Ramadan will therefore end tonight (Thursday, June 14) on the tenth month of the lunar calendar. The goal of Eid is to thank Allah for the strength he provided to Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan. The Pakistan Meteorological Department on Thursday said it is unlikely that the Shawal moon will be sighted today.

World US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup finals
Author: 0 US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup finals

President Donald Trump supported the joint World Cup bid , though he also drew a rebuke from Federation Internationale de Football Association in April after he tweeted that "it would be a shame if countries that we always support were to lobby against the USA bid ".

World UN agency calls on Italy, Malta to allow migrant's boat to dock
Author: 0 UN agency calls on Italy, Malta to allow migrant's boat to dock

Salvini and Italian Transportation Minister Danilo Toninelli, who is part of the 5-Star Movement faction in the new government, said in a joint statement Sunday that it was Malta's responsibility to "open its ports for the hundreds of the rescued on the NGO ship Aquarius ".

World Some people evacuated by Hawaii lava go home
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Scientists warn against venturing too close to where the lava is entering the ocean, saying it could expose people to dangers from flying debris. "When waves splash onto molten lava, they "explode" in a cloud of steam, hot water and tephra (molten splatter) called a 'tephra jet, '" the USGS wrote on Facebook .

World Trump and Kim: The Movies
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Japanese media, including Jiji Press, said Japanese foreign ministry officials "contacted" their North Korean counterparts Thursday at an global security conference in Mongolia. President Donald Trump floated his plan to halt joint exercises with South Korea. After arriving back in the United States , the president also tweeted that "everybody can now feel much safer".

World NY sues Trump Foundation for 'illegal conduct'
Author: 0 NY sues Trump Foundation for 'illegal conduct'

They didn't meet as required, and didn't address Trump's illegal use of the funds to cover legal fees, giant portraits of himself, football memorabilia, and paying off a golf bet. New York's attorney general announced on Thursday she was suing the Trump Foundation, as well as Donald Trump and his children, alleging "extensive and persistent" lawbreaking.

World SNP prepares for 'guerrilla' war on Brexit after MPs' walkout
Author: 0 SNP prepares for 'guerrilla' war on Brexit after MPs' walkout

But Mr Blackford continued to stand as the Speaker urged him amid the roar of the chamber to sit down, insisting: "No, you're not moving anything". Liddell-Grainger later told Somerset Live that he had "made a remark about "political suicide" and that critics could "take their objections and stuff them".

World Trump declares North Korea 'no longer a nuclear threat'
Author: 0 Trump declares North Korea 'no longer a nuclear threat'

He said negotiations would recommence "in the next week or so". He also said that the North Korean leader agreed to destroy a "major" missile testing site. But he said that was no longer the case, and everyone can "sleep well tonight". Sceptics of how much the meeting achieved pointed to the North Korean leadership's long-held view that nuclear weapons are a bulwark against what it fears are USA plans to overthrow it and unite the Korean peninsula.

World Rights Group: Israeli Lethal Force Against Protesters May Be War Crime
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The United Nations General Assembly voted Wednesday on an Arab-backed resolution to condemn Israel for force against Palestinian civilians , including "excessive, indiscriminate force by the Israeli forces". It also seeks recommendations to protect Palestinian civilians. His motion to take "no action" on the amendment was defeated by a vote of 59-78 with 26 abstentions, allowing the US amendment to be put to a vote.

World United States, Canada and Mexico to jointly host 2026 World Cup
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The chance to co-host the 2026 World Cup is an opportunity to put Canada on the world stage, politicians said Wednesday after soccer's worldwide governing body voted in favour of a joint North American bid for the event. The 2026 World Cup could turn out to be one of the most significant developments to American soccer in a long time. Shanks is gearing up for this year's tournament in Moscow , which will be broadcast in the U.S.by Fox Sports, and will take place in 11 cities across ...

World Turkey hails historic North Korea, US summit
Author: 0 Turkey hails historic North Korea, US summit

While it remains unclear how successful the move to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula will be, the agreement between Trump and Kim to repatriate the remains could lead to tangible outcomes for families of the missing soldiers, Davis said.

World Raccoon safely reaches roof after scaling highrise
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Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. The internet was gripped by a daring raccoon that climbed a 23-storey skyscraper in Minnesota , USA. The building bandit spent Tuesday going up and down the floors, often stopping to nap on the window ledges.

Author: 0 North Korea Poses No Nuclear Threat, Despite Weapons

Pyongyang canceled pre-summit talks with Seoul last month, calling the "Max Thunder" military exercise " an intentional provocation running counter to the positive political development on the Korean Peninsula ". Critics, including in Congress , warn that an end to joint U.S. -South Korean drills could also erode the effectiveness of the military alliance between Washington and Seoul .

World Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'
Author: 0 Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'

Reps not to endorse the Communique as we look at Tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Market!" The European Union on Monday backed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after US President Donald J. France and Europe are standing by the G7 communique, a French presidency official said, adding anyone departing from the commitments made at the summit would be showing their "incoherence and inconsistency".

World It’s Someone’s Job to Tape Together All the Papers Trump Tears Up
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President Trump's penchant for deleting his tweets and re-posting them slightly altered or without typos has raised questions about compliance with the law in the past, and the White House said previously that they have systems to preserve all tweets as presidential records, even deleted tweets.

World Plan to split California into 3 gets spot on ballot
Author: 0 Plan to split California into 3 gets spot on ballot

Draper's plan would loop the Central Coast in with Los Angeles in one state simply called " California ". A state can not split without the approval of the U.S. It gained momentum as rural voters sought autonomy from their urban counterparts, a common refrain among Californians. "Breaking the states into three smaller, more manageable states means those states will be more responsible and more responsive", said Peggy Grande, a Cal 3 spokeswoman.

World Coalition battles Houthis to liberate Hodeida
Author: 0 Coalition battles Houthis to liberate Hodeida

The battle for Hodeidah, if the Houthis don't withdraw, also might mark the first major street-to-street urban fighting for the Saudi-led coalition. The Arab states hope for a swift victory that would force the Iran-aligned Houthis to negotiate.

World Kim takes night tour of Singapore ahead of summit with Trump
Author: 0 Kim takes night tour of Singapore ahead of summit with Trump

Most ordinary North Koreans rely on a monotonous diet of rice, corn, kimchi and bean paste, and they lack essential fats and protein, according to testimonies from defectors and from United Nations officials allowed to visit. While advisers say Trump has been reviewing briefing materials, the president insists his gut instincts will matter most when he gets in the room with Kim.

World In eye of storm, North Koreans sees scant news of Kim's trip
Author: 0 In eye of storm, North Koreans sees scant news of Kim's trip

Although gaps remain over what denuclearisation would entail, Trump sounded a positive note in a lunch meeting with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Trump left the summit early, and as he flew to Singapore , he tweeted that he was yanking the US out of the group's traditional closing statement. Trump advisers cast his actions as a show of strength before the Kim meeting.

World Kim Jong-un's Night Out in Singapore: A Selfie and a Skyline
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un's Night Out in Singapore: A Selfie and a Skyline

The summit with Trump is the culmination of months of posturing and negotiating between top USA and North Korean officials and comes less than two weeks after Trump reversed his decision to scrap plans for the meeting, which is set to take place in Singapore.

World U.K. Minister Phillip Lee Resigns Ahead of Brexit Bill Showdown
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Pledging to support Mr Corbyn from the backbenches, she said on Twitter she could not vote for anything "that does not deliver the exit from the European Union that my constituents voted for". "I can not support the government's decision to oppose this amendment because doing so breaches such fundamental principles of human rights and parliamentary sovereignty", he said.

World Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un share historic handshake at Sentosa
Author: 0 Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un share historic handshake at Sentosa

The meeting was the first between a sitting USA president and a North Korean leader. He praised Kim for entering into negotiations with the USA, a longtime foe. "Sanctions are not an end", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a daily briefing in Beijing. "We believe the Security Council should make efforts to support the current diplomatic efforts and contribute to the political settlement of the Korean Peninsula issue".

World Michael Cohen Likely To Flip As Lawyers Abandon His Case
Author: 0 Michael Cohen Likely To Flip As Lawyers Abandon His Case

Federal prosecutors in NY have publicly said they are investigating alleged fraud in Cohen's business dealings, but haven't disclosed details. Cohen's move to switch lawyers is being interpreted by some legal observers as a sign he may be seeking to cooperate with federal prosecutors.

World G7 in disarray after Trump rejects communique and attacks 'weak' Trudeau
Author: 0 G7 in disarray after Trump rejects communique and attacks 'weak' Trudeau

But after Mr. Trump left the summit he announced he was pulling out of the statement, citing statements by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a post-summer press conference , where Mr. Earlier on Tuesday at the Washington conference, White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett said the USA and Canada need to "take a deep breath".

World Chinese official backs removal of USA troops from Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 Chinese official backs removal of USA troops from Korean Peninsula

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC, however, takes the opposite point of view. Moon Seong Mook, a former South Korean military official, said Trump's comments on the drills confirmed what many in South Korea had feared all along - that North Korea would attempt to drive a wedge between Washington and Seoul and gain substantial concessions from an unconventional USA president who thinks much less of the traditional alliance than his predecessors.

Author: 0 Food Twitter Roasts Trump and Kim Jong-un Over Summit Lunch

Should they succeed, it could bring lasting change to the security landscape of Northeast Asia, like the visit of former U.S. President Richard Nixon to China in 1972 led to the transformation of China. CNN's "New Day" played a montage of old clips showing a number of Fox News hosts and Republican politicians ripping Obama on the network for saying during the 2008 presidential campaign that he'd meet with some of the United States' "enemies".

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