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by | June 18, 2017 | 05:08

Eurozone ministers struck a long-delayed bailout deal with Greece on Thursday to unlock badly needed rescue cash , but warned Athens would have to wait for debt relief. It needs to be a "success", he added. "We cautiously believe that the goal of the programme will be reached and that Greece will again have access to the finance markets at the end of the programme", Schaeuble said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:03

Russia, a record low 63rd in FIFA's world rankings, face Portugal on Wednesday and New Zealand play Mexico the same day. Nevertheless, at the moment the national team of New Zealand successfully performs in the qualification for the upcoming World Cup, having passed the third stage of selection without defeats and taking 1st place in Group A among the countries of Australia and Oceania.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:03

Serbia had pressed to no effect in the first half and were floored by a sucker punch after goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic committed what turned out to be a costly mistake. JOE Allen admits the Welsh players are still scarred by their last visit to Serbia in 2012 but he insists the current team is "a million miles" from the one beaten 6-1 in Novi Sad.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:00

Khan replied that firefighters were still searching the building. At least 30 people were killed in Wednesday's inferno at the Grenfell Tower, while dozens of others are missing. Jonathan Lum, an advertising executive who lives on the 57th floor of a glittering Manhattan tower designed by Frank Gehry, said if a fire breaks out there, he will heed the wisdom of the fire department and stay in his apartment, but partly because he lives in a building constructed in the past decade.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:03

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had encouraged the Senate to hold off on more sanctions, saying that he'd like more time to try and work diplomacy with Russian Federation. Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, one of the Senate bill's cosponsors, told reporters on Wednesday that the White House was already lobbying against the measure, Business Insider reported .

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:00

The Sun newspaper said 65 people are now feared dead or missing in the fire. Southampton City Council wrote to tower block residents to say that cladding has been installed on eight towers, but a naturally fire-resistant mineral-based variety.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:01

According to doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Warmbier is a vegetable. "However he shows no signs of understanding language, responding to verbal commands, or awareness of his surroundings", neurologist Dr Daniel Kanter said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 05:00

He died in hospital from wounds. In March a year ago, Egyptian Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar alleged that both Egypt's now-banned Muslim Brotherhood movement and Gaza-based Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas , in a coordinated move, were involved in the assassination, an accusation that drew strong denial from Hamas.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:58

The new figure includes the 30 people previously presumed dead, police said . She also said: "I have heard horrifying stories from the fire brigade, from police and from victims themselves who were in that tower, but also from other local residents, some of whom of course have not been able to go back to their homes either".

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:55

IndiGo barred Reddy from flying on its flights. AirAsia India said it has barred Reddy, and that it supports the decision to impose a flying ban by fellow domestic airlines. The government is likely to finalise these rules by the end of this month. IndiGo had placed a ban on flying Reddy on late Thursday evening, which was followed by four more airlines - Air India, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and GoAir - also barring him.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:51

Residents had long complained about fire safety risks at Grenfell Tower during a refurbishment project completed a year ago, but said their concerns went unheeded. Met police commander Stuart Cundy told a media briefing Friday that 30 people were known to have died, including one person who died in hospital after being rescued.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:50

May met with victims Friday and promised the government would respond, following criticism directed at how her government has handled the situation. . The meeting is unlikely to quell complaints that May has been slow to reach out to fire survivors, despite her announcement of a $6.4 million emergency fund to help the displaced families.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:50

The shot fired at Scalise left perhaps hundreds of bullet fragments internally, many of which may never be removed because surgery might be more unsafe than leaving them in place, Sava said . The source said investigators were not sure of the significance of the names and did not know if it was a list of people Hodgkinson was targeting. 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 ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:51

CNN is suing the Justice Department for copies of fired FBI Director James Comey's personal memos on his interactions with President Donald Trump . "We may have our differences, but we do well, in times like these, to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because, above all, they love our country", Mr Trump said.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:47

Rosenstein was the one to make the decision because Attorney General Jeff Sessions had already recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation . Mr Trump did not identify "the man " but appeared to be questioning the integrity of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the Justice Department's No 2 official who appointed Mr Mueller on May 17, supervises the probe and wrote a memo to Mr Trump critical of Mr Comey that preceded Mr Comey's firing .

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:45

Friday's tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses by the president over a report by The Washington Post that Mueller was looking into whether Trump obstructed justice . Rosenstein , in office for less than two months, is the top Justice official overseeing the probe because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:43

Trump added that the investigation was "the single greatest WITCH HUNT " in USA political history and is being led "by some very bad and conflicted people!" "The left right now is engaged in the Salem witchcraft process of, 'We know somebody's evil, we know somebody's bad".

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:44

But it was released shortly after The Washington Post reported - citing unnamed United States officials familiar with the matter - that the business dealings of President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, who has been investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the Trump administration's potential ties to Russia.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:42

More details about the changes are expected to be released Friday, when the new policy is set to take effect. "Our view is we are", Tillerson said. Americans who go to Cuba, who beyond hotels can stay at privately owned inns, could face problems when they return if they are found to have patronized the GAES.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:44

Rosenstein , however, privately told people at the Justice Department if circumstances would change, he would reconsider recusing himself. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein criticized the use of anonymous sources in news stories - casting doubt on recent reports about special counsel Robert Mueller's expanding probe into the Trump campaign and Russia, Politico reported.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:38

Under questioning from Sen. "He had a private conversation with the President on his views about all sorts of matters, potentially about the investigation, I don't know". Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Patrick Leahy say Sessions should be responsible for answering questions in a public hearing about his policies. Leahy also said Sessions owed it to the 116,000 DOJ "agents, intelligence analysts, attorneys, and support personnel"-along with state, local, and tribal law enforcement officials-to ...

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:34

Mr Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion by Mr Trump campaign associates with the Russians, but there has been no indication that Mr Mueller told Mr Trump to fire Mr Comey.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:31

The Russian leader said worldwide football experts had told him that the national team's failures could be linked to "too many foreign players" and "too little attention paid to preparing substitutes". Addressing the Senate vote on Wednesday to increase sanctions on Russian Federation for interfering in the presidential election, Putin said the action came out of the "blue".

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:28

BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to seal a deal to prop up her minority government and is facing calls to soften her stance on Brexit days before negotiations on leaving the European Union begin. "We are waiting for visitors coming from London ". "And I confirmed to President Macron that the timetable for the Brexit negotiation remains on course and will begin next week".

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:26

The Russian military claims it has killed the leader of the Islamic State group in an airstrike. The UN can not confirm through independent sources that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ISIS leader was killed in a Russian airstrike, UN Secretary-General spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a briefing on Friday.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:26

For their part, the Gun Violence Archive says it hopes the information it publishes "will inform and assist those engaged in discussions and activities concerning gun violence, including analysis of proposed regulations or legislation relating to gun safety usage".

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:25

May's Conservatives in power. The Prime Minister will be desperate to get agreement from the DUP to back her legislative programme in the House of Commons or risk her government falling. However Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams said they would oppose any deal which undermined the Good Friday Agreement, which commits the United Kingdom and Irish governments to demonstrate "rigorous impartiality" in their dealings with the different political traditions in Northern Ireland.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:21

All previous investigations have mostly been about Russia's meddling in the presidential election, and, as James Comey confirmed, Trump was never personally under investigation . Mr. Trump also tweeted on Friday morning: "After seven months of investigations and committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof".

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:21

According to Pyongyang's propaganda arm, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the new explosive is a "cruise rocket " capable of "striking any enemy group of battleships". Moon has recently tried to improve ties by expanding cross-border civilian exchanges. "I believe North Korea has the technology and only the stage left is to test it".

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:22

A $12bn deal to buy US F-15 fighter jets shows Qatar has deep-rooted support from Washington, a Qatari official said on Thursday, Reuters news agency reported. America's largest airbase in the Middle East, al-Udeid, is in Qatar . Soon after the Gulf countries announced that they were cutting all ties with Qatar , Trump in a series of tweets accused Qatar of supporting "terror" thereby overshadowing US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's attempts to remain neutral amid the crisis.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:18

Col. Roger Cabiness told CNN. Qatar will sign a deal to buy as many as 36 F-15 jets from the USA despite tensions over President Donald Trump's backing for a Saudi-led coalition's move to isolate the country for allegedly supporting terrorism.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:14

A list with several names of Congress members written on it was reportedly found with the man suspected of opening fire at a GOP baseball practice on Wednesday , according to several reports. 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.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:18

She added she hoped people on mainland Britain would "find out a bit more about Northern Ireland and understand it a little better" once a deal with the DUP is struck. May, who ahead of the June referendum supported remaining in the European Union, has promised to start the Brexit talks next week but opponents of a sharp break with the European Union took her woes as a chance to push back against her strategy.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:11

But Spithill, trying to pilot the U.S. to a third straight America's Cup title, was seconds early across the startline of race one and the Americans never recovered from the penalty, as Team New Zealand erased the United States boat's one-point advantage to level overall at 0-0.

by | June 18, 2017 | 04:07

Mar-a-Lago, which Trump frequently visits as president, has seen a spike in revenue from just over $29 million in May 2016 to over $37 million. The 98-page document shows that being president has also apparently increased Trump's earnings from sales of his book " The Art of the Deal " published in 1987 and that he resigned from positions in 565 companies on or around the day before becoming president.