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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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Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for mor...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadersh...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so tha...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster H...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly cle...

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yild...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capita...

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Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere ...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NC...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act req...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform c...