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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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Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

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Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

China to send disaster relief goods worth United States dollars 2.2 million

Monsoon rains a year ago caused flooding and landslides , killing over 100 people. They also introduced an "SOS" button which led to over a thousand requests and 150 successful...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...

Volusia was part of attempted Russian hack of election

According to a statement released Tuesday afternoon, officials said the Maricopa County Recorder's Office has an in-house IT department that builds its own voter registration sof...

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

Greenlight Capital's three nominees for the company's board also failed to garner enough votes. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway , which holds a 3.3% stake in GM, remained sil...