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David Norris calls Boris Johnson a 'liar' in Seanad debate

On more than one occasion, the Tory MP Johnson has said he supported staying In, and warned against the negative impacts of coming out. However, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, appeared to reject that option as he told reporters ...

LeBron James to skip Rio Olympics

Sources told Vardon that James' agent, Rich Paul, informed USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo of his decision Thursday, while James contacted Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski himself. James and his teammates were honored Wednesday with a parade ...

Clinton's server technician declines to answer court-ordered questions

The Huffington Post's Politics section has seemingly only written three original articles about Hillary Clinton's private email server scandal in as many months, ignoring major developments in a story with significant implications for the 2016 presid...

Colombia's government and main rebel army sign historic ceasefire deal in Cuba

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend the ceremony, the statement said. This idea was echoed by tens of thousands of Colombians on social networks with the hashtag #ElÚltimoDíaDeLaGuerra trending in the South American nation on Wednesday.

In speech, Trump to ramp up critique of Clinton as failure

Donald Trump - a major party's presumptive presidential nominee - has used even more disturbing language to mock women, Latinos, and people with disabilities", said Ms. And he said Clinton may be disqualified from the presidency on the basis that...

London supermarket suspect arrested In Grocery Store Attack

Const. Sandasha Blough with London Police Service says it was an unprovoked attack. On Tuesday, police appealed to the public for help in identifying a woman whose picture was taken at the scene of the attack at the Superking Supermarket on Wonderl...

Bad loans, not clean-up, hurting lending: Rajan

Rajan further said bankers sometime turn around and accuse regulators of creating the bad loan problem. Alternatively, a less effective form of capital would be to issue "Government Capitalisation Bonds" in exchange for equity. The survey results rev...

Donald Trump firms, family receive $1 million in May

Bernie Sanders, who has not yet endorsed Clinton or conceded the nomination to her. In some ways, Clinton's message on Trump emulated the one Democrats used to tarnish Mitt Romney in 2012: That he got rich by crushing people's' dreams and, that if ...

Israeli troops kill Palestinian bystander after Israeli cars attacked

They named the victim as Mahmoud Badran, 20, and said Israeli liaison officials told them soldiers opened fire at the three as they hurled rocks at traffic on a nearby settler highway. The Palestinian Authority, who named the dead boy as Mahmoud Rafa...

Swiss-made solar plane takes off from JFK

The team has had to take frequent breaks from the various legs of the journey in order to make repairs to the plane, particularly to its batteries. The Solar Impulse 2 team eventually plans to return to the Middle East by late summer, completing a ...

Poland takes 1-0 lead over Ukraine

Arkadiusz Milik was first to test Andriy Pyatov with a low drive, before Lewandowski failed to find the top corner after being set up by his strike partner. A minute later, with the fans still jumping, Poland s own 19-year-old Bartosz Kapusztka almos...

Violent protests rock S Africa's capital ahead of vote

Protests in townships around the South African capital, Pretoria , continued on Tuesday after it was announced that the current mayor didn't get backing from the ruling African National Congress to run again in upcoming local government elections.

Canada parliament backs assisted-death law

But the government's legislative response, in Bill C14, says only patients suffering from an incurable illness whose natural death is "reasonably foreseeable" are eligible. "And hopefully, in the not too distant future, the courts will remedy tha...

SoftBank president Nikesh Arora steps down

Yesterday, SoftBank had said the allegations levelled by some shareholders against Arora, including those questioning his conduct and qualifications, have been found to be "without merit". Before joining SoftBank Arora managed Google's worldwide ...

ICC sentences former Congo VP Bemba to 18 years in prison

And he is the only the third person to be sentenced at the tribunal based in The Hague since it began work in 2002. "Today's sentencing marks a critical turning point for the thousands of women, children and men who were victims of Bemba's orches...

Trump to Evangelicals: Don't Pray For Leaders, Pray People Vote for Me

An organization called United in objective hosted the event, along with My Faith Votes, a group aligned with former presidential candidate and current Trump ally Ben Carson. "He acknowledged that. But what he was trying to say was, after that he said...

Veteran US diplomat to meet with Venezuela officials amid

The opposition is not only desperate to force a referendum, but to force it quickly. Doing so would give them a chance to conduct a second officially sanctioned signature drive, in which they would have to garner close to 4 million signatures in or...

China city holds dog-meat eating festival despite protests

Yulin officials said the government had never had a hand in the festival, a public event, but it had improved supervision over the dog meat industry. So, what is the appeal of eating dog meat? But this year there has been an avalanche of protest fro...

Activists look to build on momentum of Sanders campaign

The leader of the state party's national convention delegation is still neutral in the race. Ted Cruz instead of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump. And in turning their backs on Clinton, they're also rejecting President Barack Obama's anti-gun n...

Putin denies suggestions Russia would welcome Brexit

Putin's comments came as he participated in a panel discussion moderated by CNN's Fareed Zakaria at the 20th International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. "European politicians need to reach out to business, to show wisdom, far-sightedness ...

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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...