• May starts DUP talks in bid to keep power
May starts DUP talks in bid to keep power

Besides forging a deal to keep her job and preparing for Brexit talks, May is also grappling with a crisis over the breakdown in power-sharing between the pro-British DUP and the Catholic nationalist Sinn Fein party in Northern Ireland's separate, devolved government.

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  • United States stocks close slightly lower; Amazon to acquire Whole Foods
United States stocks close slightly lower; Amazon to acquire Whole Foods

It had previously announced plans to open a 1,800-square-foot store called Amazon Go in Seattle , Washington . [RELATED: Join us at Microsoft, and learn tactics and strategies to conquer all your biggest communications challenges .]Whole Foods Market has been satisfying, delighting and nourishing customers for almost four decades-they'...

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  • Collins: Comey may have 'misinterpreted' Trump over firing
Collins: Comey may have 'misinterpreted' Trump over firing

Trump Jr. also disputed Comey's credibility, saying of the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director: "I think he even got caught up in his own nonsense on this one". So, I think there has to be an investigation. "But I did not say that". Alexei Pushkov, chairman of the information policy committee at the upper chamber of the Russian parlia...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation releases new information on gun used in Virginia shooting
Federal Bureau of Investigation releases new information on gun used in Virginia shooting

Pelosi pointed out that she herself has faced verbal attacks and threats aplenty, including phone calls to her home she blamed on ads critical of her that are airing now in a Georgia House district where a hard-fought special election will take place next week.

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  • Oregon Won't Make Drivers Pick Gender for Licenses
Oregon Won't Make Drivers Pick Gender for Licenses

The change became inevitable after an OR judge's decision last June to allow then 52-year-old Jamie Shupe the right to legally identify as non-binary, which was thought to be a first in the United States, according to NPR . "In order to comply with the order, [the Department of Motor Vehicles] needed about a year to implement the change", ...

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  • Stocks dip as Amazon-Whole Foods deal hammers grocery stores
Stocks dip as Amazon-Whole Foods deal hammers grocery stores

The building's footprint will be 855,000 square feet, but with three stories, the building will have a total of 2.4 million square feet inside. "In some ways, it's more of the same than different, at least from the perspective of where we sit as a regional grocery store that has long grown and thrived side-by-side with Amazon Fresh and Whole F...

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  • 'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'
'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'

Nevertheless, it illustrated the challenge May will face in the remaining days before the European Union divorce talks begin: finding a position that satisfies both pro-European and eurosceptic factions of her party if she wants to remain in power.

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  • Authorities search for escaped Florida inmate
Authorities search for escaped Florida inmate

He is originally from the St. Johns County area, however authorities do not know what direction he is traveling in. Bahrman is 33 years old, stands 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs around 150 pounds.

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  • Une explosion près d'une maternelle fait plusieurs victimes — Chine
Une explosion près d'une maternelle fait plusieurs victimes — Chine

Des photos publiées en ligne par des médias officiels montraient de nombreuses femmes et quelques enfants assis à même le sol ou allongés, certains inconscients et les vêtements déchirés. Le ministre de la Sécurité publique Guo Shengkun a exigé que des "contrôles accrus soient menés sur des risques éventuels dans les sites densément peuplés", selon...

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  • Cosby Jury Deadlocks; Judge Orders Further Deliberations
Cosby Jury Deadlocks; Judge Orders Further Deliberations

During their marathon deliberations, they asked for so much material that it was nearly as if they were replaying the entire trial. Cosby used his power and fame to violate Constand , an employee of Temple University's basketball program, prosecutors argued during the trial.

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  • Malaysian fighter jet missing, search-and-rescue operation launched
Malaysian fighter jet missing, search-and-rescue operation launched

A search and rescue mission has been scrambled to locate a Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Hawk 108 fighter jet, which disappeared over Pahang skies on Thursday (June 15). He said his ministry's priority now is to provide all available assistance to the family of the two pilots killed. Azman said he saw the news of the missing aircraft on Face...

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  • Conflit d'intérêts aux USA: Des démocrates portent plainte contre Trump
Conflit d'intérêts aux USA: Des démocrates portent plainte contre Trump

Selon les procureurs à l'initiative de cette action judiciaire, le président Trump est coupable de conflits d'intérêts permanents. 'La clause sur les émoluments est un rempart contre la corruption du président', a-t-il déclaré. Les élus affirment que Donald Trump ne répond pas aux exigences d'éthique imposées par la clause dite des émolument...

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  • Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'
Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

Democrats easily defeated Republicans 11-2 in the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game , in an annual tradition that has taken on renewed importance in the wake of Wednesday's shooting in Alexandria, Virginia . Because Scalise is a member of House leadership, Capitol Police were present at the field. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), who visite...

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  • Mike Pence accuses Venezuela government of abuse of power
Mike Pence accuses Venezuela government of abuse of power

Richard Cullen was a counsel to Sepp Blatter the former President of Federation Internationale de Football Association who was probed on corruption allegations by the world soccer's governing body. Who is Robert Mueller , and what will he do? Writer and researcher Sarah Kendzior in late May wrote that Pence "lied about whether Trump had sai...

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  • Fatherhood and the public good
Fatherhood and the public good

Samantha Frei and her father, Scott Frei, smile big as they pose for a selfie. Most dad telephone conversations on Father's Day go like this: "Hi dad , Happy Father's Day! ". Father's Day is different than Mother's Day because everyone is always showing love towards their mothers, and it can be more hard to openly show love for fathers, acc...

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  • Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl , the architect of German reunification, died on Friday (16 June), the mass-selling newspaper Bild reported. Reunification was consummated with the dissolution of communist East Germany. In 1976, the CDU and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), choose him as their candidate for chanc...

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  • London fire could delay deal between UK PM May's Conservatives and DUP
London fire could delay deal between UK PM May's Conservatives and DUP

Brussels has previously warned the UK Government it will only enter talks on a potential future trade deal with Britain once "significant progress" is made on divorce matters. She added that the British government has taken away £1billion from Northern Ireland. Former prime minister David Cameron , who called last year's European Union re...

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  • Officer found not guilty in traffic stop shooting captured on Facebook Live
Officer found not guilty in traffic stop shooting captured on Facebook Live

Video captured from Yanez's squad auto showed Yanez approaching Castile's vehicle and Castile's voice warning the officer, "Sir, I have to tell you, I do have a firearm on me". Writhing in apparent pain, Mr Castile's white shirt is stained deep red with blood from the five rounds he was hit with. He was seatbelted and doing as he was told, when h...

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  • Varadkar becomes Ireland's first openly gay prime minister
Varadkar becomes Ireland's first openly gay prime minister

Congratulations to H. E. Mr. Leo Varadkar on assuming office as Taoiseach of Ireland . While Trinity has seen plenty of its graduates enjoy successful political careers, including current Chancellor of the University of Dublin , Mary Robinson, who is a former President of Ireland , it has never had a graduate elected taoiseach before.

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  • No deal yet between UK Conservatives and DUP to back PM May
No deal yet between UK Conservatives and DUP to back PM May

The talks are being closely watched in European capitals as they could delay the expected start of Brexit negotiations next week, as well as change Britain's entire approach to its EU withdrawal. The DUP is believed to be more favourable to a "soft Brexit" that would keep Northern Ireland's border with the Republic of Ireland free-flowing. Th...

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  • Effort to shield some from deportation stays
Effort to shield some from deportation stays

While DACA isn't going anywhere anytime soon, the same can't be said for all dreamers , some of whom have already been detained or deported. In making his decision, Homeland Security secretary John Kelly took into account "the fact that Dapa never took effect, and our new immigration enforcement priorities", a department statement said.

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  • Sony Be Refusing Cross-Platform Play for Minecraft
Sony Be Refusing Cross-Platform Play for Minecraft

If you're interested in getting Minecraft Realms on PlayStation, your best bet is to poke the lovely people at Sony for answers. I've asked Microsoft for more info about why Sony isn't involved. As Ars highlights , Microsoft also revealed that it planned to unify all versions of the game across all platforms using the Xbox Live service.

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  • Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting
Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting

Yanez had been charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm, after viral video taken by Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds showed what happened after Castile's death. The time between when Castile tells Yanez that he has a firearm and when the officer fires his first shot is less than 10 seconds. ...

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  • Annual US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting
Annual US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting

President Trump urged Americans on Thursday to pray for Rep. Steve Scalise as he fights for life a day after being shot on a baseball field. Both Republican and Democratic leaders at the game encouraged a sense of unity in the wake of the shooting during an otherwise politically rancorous time in Washington when the parties are sharply di...

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  • Mumbai serial blasts verdict on Abu Salem to be announced
Mumbai serial blasts verdict on Abu Salem to be announced

The others convicted in this case are Feroz Khan, Taher Merchant, Riyaz Siddiqui , Karimulla Khan . Siddiqui was convicted under TADA and other charges, though the prosecution failed to prove conspiracy charges against him. This was "vital towards achievement of the conspiracy so that the weapons could be used to terrorise and torment innocent ...

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  • White House mum on possible Comey tapes
White House mum on possible Comey tapes

Trump himself sparked rampant speculation a month ago when he tweeted that Comey had better hope there aren't tapes before he goes talking to the press, a few days after the president canned the country's top G-Man. "When the president is ready to make it", Spicer responded, in Washington's version of "after the break!" Bloomberg's Toluse Olor...

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  • EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK
EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK

Days after May lost her parliamentary majority in a failed electoral gamble, the premier welcomed the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party to Downing Street in a bid to gain the support of its 10 MPs. Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, Major and Cameron, and many of her lawmakers and party membership support...

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  • London fire could delay Theresa May-DUP deal
London fire could delay Theresa May-DUP deal

The announcement by Brexit Secretary David Davis and European Union negotiator Michel Barnier follows preliminary talks in Brussels between officials. The Conservatives have been locked in talks with the socially conservative party founded by the late Ian Paisley since the results of the election emerged last week.

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  • Conservatives lead, but Labour gains big in British election, exit polls show
Conservatives lead, but Labour gains big in British election, exit polls show

May had called a snap election in the unshakeable belief it would strengthen her Conservative Party's numbers in the House of Commons and allow her a smooth follow-through in the execution of Brexit , UK's exit from the European Union. May took a gamble in April by calling for the snap election. It's unclear what role the attacks and their after...

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  • Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter
Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter

He began deliberating late Tuesday after closing arguments concluded and read his verdict Friday morning. One of the most critical pieces of evidence in the case was an ongoing series of text messages between the two teens. "It was Conrad Roy's idea to take his own life; it was not Michelle's idea", Cataldo said. And the judge cited the...

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