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'Horrendous' stabbings leave four children, one adult dead inside home

'Horrendous' stabbings leave four children, one adult dead inside home Police said they detained a woman, though no charges were immediately announced. Police said "specifics on the ages of the children or a motive for this horrendous crime is still unknown". The injured girl was still alive on Thursday afternoon, police said in a brief update on the case. Pihera told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the language barrier initially made it hard to communicate... [Full Article...]

Frictionless border 'not possible after Brexit' - Barnier

Frictionless border 'not possible after Brexit' - Barnier One former Labour Cabinet minister told me: "the idea is to do get a transitional phase that goes on for 5 years or so and then we just decide to stay in it". He also said that British manufacturers that export to the European Union would face increased transport costs because they would have to keep their products in stock for 3 or 4 days instead of a few hours, and rent warehouse space. [Full Article...]

Trump Tweet Forces Networks To Cover Charlie Gard

Trump Tweet Forces Networks To Cover Charlie Gard The hospital will remove Charlie Gard from a life support machine against his parents' wishes. London's Great Ormond Street Hospital, which earlier turned down the parents' plea to move Charlie to the USA, has now refused a Vatican hospital's request to transfer the child to Rome for further treatment. [Full Article...]

Family of U.S. soldiers seek to recover money awarded to Khadr

Family of U.S. soldiers seek to recover money awarded to Khadr He was later allowed to claim that Canada conspired with the U.S.in abusing him. In a similar case, Canadian computer engineer Maher Arar was tortured in a Damascus prison in 2002, after he was transferred there by USA officials based on a Canadian tip-off. [Full Article...]

May issue a travel alert for India: China

May issue a travel alert for India: China His comments came after weeks of saber-rattling in New Delhi and Beijing , as officials from both sides talk up a potential clash even bloodier than their 1962 war that left thousands dead. While interacting with the media the Chinese ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui reiterated that Indian troops should "unconditionally pull back to the Indian side". [Full Article...]

Juncker slams 'totally ridiculous' EU Parliament in extraordinary row

Juncker slams 'totally ridiculous' EU Parliament in extraordinary row Jean Claude Juncker today angrily branded the European Parliament "ridiculous" after just 30 MEPs bothered to turn up for a meeting. "It is the parliament that should be controlling the commission", he said. The views of the parliament bore out Juncker's assertion, with row after row of empty seats. Philippe Lamberts , of the Greens group, was seen applauding Juncker. [Full Article...]

Fed minutes: 'Several' see balance-sheet reduction starting in a 'couple of months'

Fed minutes: 'Several' see balance-sheet reduction starting in a 'couple of months' But a few Fed officials were less comfortable than the prospect of higher rates as implied by the central bank's June projections, saying that too quick a path might prevent a "sustained" return to inflation at that level. Meanwhile, U.S. officials will soon confront the challenge of raising the debt ceiling to continue to fund the government. The minutes also showed central bankers divided over... [Full Article...]

As anti-G20 protests begin, Merkel says growth must be inclusive

As anti-G20 protests begin, Merkel says growth must be inclusive The German leader, who faces elections in September, has expressed her disappointment with the United States decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord and become more protectionist on trade. "It is, for example, open whether we can and should in the future rely on the USA investing so much as it has so far in the United Nations' work, in Middle East policy, in European security policy o... [Full Article...]

Masked gunman shot dead after failed helicopter heist in Oregon

Masked gunman shot dead after failed helicopter heist in Oregon OR law enforcement shot and killed a would-be thief who tried to hijack a helicopter from an airport in Hillsboro. Police eventually shot the suspect, who died at the scene. The gunman allegedly ordered one aviation student out of the helicopter at gunpoint and fired a shot into the ground, Reimann said. No other injuries were reported from the incident. [Full Article...]

Sagan disqualified from Tour for Cavendish 'elbow'

Sagan disqualified from Tour for Cavendish 'elbow' He was trying to follow the wheel of the eventual stage victor, France's Arnaud Démare , by squeezing between Peter Sagan and the barrier, and as Cavendish tried to make space, Sagan bumped into him, sending the Manxman into the barrier. [Full Article...]

China reminds India of 1962 defeat in another stern warning

China reminds India of 1962 defeat in another stern warning The incident involving the bunker was just the latest escalation. The Chinese attacks on India for halting the road construction, meanwhile, are continuing. India's naval satellites, surveillance planes and surface warships reportedly spotted Luyang III-class destroyers, hydrographic research vessels and tankers belonging to China. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan's female robotics team denied visas by US State Department

Afghanistan's female robotics team denied visas by US State Department Journeys of any length have become highly unsafe in Afghanistan with the Taliban holding large swaths of territory across the country and insurgent attacks common across highways. In a phone call Monday, FIRST Global President and former Pennsylvania Congressman Joe Sestak said that he was "saddened" to learn that the team's visa applications were denied. [Full Article...]

Serco Group plc 25.4% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

Serco Group plc 25.4% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove It has underperformed by 20.60% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.02, from 1.2 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 84 investors sold NKE shares while 443 reduced holdings. Intertek Group plc ( LON:ITRK ) opened at 4193.00 on Monday. This is a boost from Stagecoach Group plc's previous dividend of $3.80. Bowling Portfolio Mgmt Limited Liability Co has invested 0.95% i... [Full Article...]

Landmark Vote in House for 32% Raise in Taxes

Landmark Vote in House for 32% Raise in Taxes Rauner derided the proposals as lacking spending restraint or "structural" changes to he wants. John Tillman, the CEO of Illinois Policy Institute says, "We're going to be right back in the deficit situation within 18 to 24 months because they have not solved the core problem, which is spending continues to grow too fast because they refuse to reform workers comp pensions and healthcare benefits... [Full Article...]

Congress alone is to blame for the opposition mess - Nitish Kumar

Congress alone is to blame for the opposition mess - Nitish Kumar Earlier, JD (U ) has decided that it would not participate in the rally as a party. Displeased about how the Opposition has let go of crucial issues, Kumar said: "The farmers' issue is now once again in the backburner". On the leader of the opposition's Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement that he has multiple ideologies he said that " "Some people have different ideologies. [Full Article...]

Trump slams states for pushing back on panel's voter data demand

Trump slams states for pushing back on panel's voter data demand RALEIGH, N.C. - The Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement is aware of concerns regarding voter information requested by the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. He called the request "politically motivated" and said he also denied a similar request for voter data during President Barack Obama's administration. [Full Article...]

Trump Posts Violent Video of Him Beating Up CNN Logo

Trump Posts Violent Video of Him Beating Up CNN Logo However, Sunday's doctored video arguably constitutes a new benchmark for the President - as White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sander asserted just last Thursday that Trump has never "promoted or encouraged violence". Sunday's tweet comes a day after Trump escalated an intensely personal feud with two high-profile talk show hosts, suggesting without evidence that their network is biase... [Full Article...]

China's Long March 5 fails shortly after launch, threatening space ambitions

China's Long March 5 fails shortly after launch, threatening space ambitions The next Long March 5 launch was scheduled for November, carrying the Chang'e-5 spacecraft. The heavy weight rocket was due to carry the heaviest Shijian-18 satellite and was to launch China's next mission to the Moon. The Long March-5 Y2 was fuelled with liquid hydrogen, kerosene and liquid oxygen and the process of filling propellant reportedly began from Saturday. [Full Article...]

Injured in Little Rock Night Club Shooting

Injured in Little Rock Night Club Shooting Police, who quickly assured the shooting was not related to terrorism , say the gunfire seems to have broken out as part of a dispute between clubgoers who were attending the concert by Tennessee rapper Finese 2Tymes at the Power Ultra Lounge . [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania man turns himself in after fatal road rage shooting

Pennsylvania man turns himself in after fatal road rage shooting Roberson's vehicle veered off the road and was later found in a ditch. Desper turned himself in early Sunday morning, and is being held at the Chester County Prison without bail, charged with first-degree murder and related offenses. Police found the gun in Desper's bedroom. The teen and another driver started to merge into the same lane, "jostling for the position" on Route 100 in West Gosh... [Full Article...]


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