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World News Boris Johnson surges ahead in Conservative leadership election
Author: 0 Boris Johnson surges ahead in Conservative leadership election

The two most popular MPs will be put to party members in a final vote later this month. His next closest rival Jeremy Hunt was nearly seventy votes behind him, closely followed by Michael Gove . There had been speculation that the contest could be accelerated due to Johnson's strong lead but there was no immediate sign of rivals bowing out of the race.

World News Mexico Implements US-Mexico Immigration Agreement
Author: 0 Mexico Implements US-Mexico Immigration Agreement

Trump also singled out acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan , wondering why he was at the White House rather than down on the border overseeing efforts. The United States and Canada have a " safe third country " agreement under which those seeking asylum must make their claim in the country where they first arrive.

World News Russian Federation S-400 deal already sealed, Turkey tells US
Author: 0 Russian Federation S-400 deal already sealed, Turkey tells US

Mr Erdogan said he hoped to resolve the situation with the United States through phone diplomacy ahead of a meeting with President Trump at the end of June, Reuters reported. "This is not an attack system but a defence system". The Nato allies have sparred publicly for months over Turkey's purchase of the S-400s, which Washington has said could trigger United States sanctions .

World News White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders is leaving her job
Author: 0 White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders is leaving her job

He also thanked for her "for a job well done!" I hope she decides to run for Governor of Arkansas - she would be fantastic. There is no word on who will succeed Sanders as press secretary. Several other press and communications officials have recently left the White House, where the president's mercurial nature has often made it hard to speak with authority on his behalf.

World News Dominican Republic police arrest gunman in David Ortiz shooting
Author: 0 Dominican Republic police arrest gunman in David Ortiz shooting

Ortiz was rushed to a hospital in Santo Domingo and underwent an operation in which doctors removed parts of his liver and small and large intestines, officials said. However, the police chief didn't address a potential motive. In that April 2018 incident, police say a man was shot in the lower back, but survived his injuries.

World News Congressional Panel Names Witnesses for Boeing Max Hearing
Author: 0 Congressional Panel Names Witnesses for Boeing Max Hearing

The airline had previously canceled all 737 MAX flights through August 19 as it awaited recertification of the aircraft in the wake of the crashes. Not all of the American flights scheduled to be flown by the 737 Max will be canceled outright. American " remains confident that impending software updates to the Boeing 737 Max, along with the new training elements Boeing is developing in coordination with our union partners, will lead to re-certification of the aircraft soon,"' the ...

World News Russian police drop charges against investigative reporter Golunov after outcry
Author: 0 Russian police drop charges against investigative reporter Golunov after outcry

Those who spoke out against Golunov's detention included the Committee to Protect Journalists, which noted Russia's "long history of politically motivated allegations against reporters". He was stopped by police on a Moscow street on Thursday and taken into custody, where his defence team says he was beaten and denied a lawyer for more than 12 hours.

World News UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition
Author: 0 UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition

He is accused of working with former U.S. army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning in "unlawfully obtaining and disclosing classified documents related to the national defence", a statement said. The US official spoke on condition of anonymity because the official wasn't authorised to speak publicly. The next hearing in the Australian former computer hacker's case is on Friday.

World News Vatican rejects idea of gender change
Author: 0 Vatican rejects idea of gender change

Particularly it criticises the usual realizing of gender as being more advanced than the binary division of sexes. New Ways Ministry, a USA advocacy group for LGBT Catholics , has described the document as a "harmful tool", that will be used to "oppress and harm not only transgender people, but lesbian, gay, bisexual people, too".

World News China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump
Author: 0 China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump

While Trump has repeatedly suggested that he will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Group of Twenty summit in Japan later this month, China's Foreign Ministry declined to confirm such a meeting. "We'd like to go back to where we were a month ago, where we have a very good basis", Kudlow said. "China will subsidise their product because they want to keep people working.

World News Trump embraces Poland, attacks Germany once again
Author: 0 Trump embraces Poland, attacks Germany once again

The formal announcement is expected on Wednesday afternoon, when President Donald Trump greets Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House. The deployment follows months of lobbying from Warsaw. and European allies from a "rogue" missile threat, namely Iran. "Moments ago we witnessed that impressive flyover of this cutting edge, F-35 as it flew over the White House", the president said.

World News Cyclone Vayu more severe, 2.15 lakh shifted
Author: 0 Cyclone Vayu more severe, 2.15 lakh shifted

The state government of Gujarat deployed National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescue teams to minimise the damage, if any. Some rail services are being suspended ahead of the storm's arrival, and residents in Cyclone Vayu's projected path are being warned to stay clear of the coastline.

World News British lawmakers reject opposition move to block no-deal Brexit
Author: 0 British lawmakers reject opposition move to block no-deal Brexit

Pro-EU lawmakers say they will try to block a no-deal Brexit , though the House of Commons on Wednesday narrowly rejected an opposition attempt to legislate against it. "If he continues like this he will lose the trust of his MPs, he will lose the trust of the members of the Conservative Party , and ultimately the trust of the electorate".

World News ISRO to launch India`s second lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 on July 15
Author: 0 ISRO to launch India`s second lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 on July 15

The Orbiter and Lander modules will be interfaced mechanically and stacked together as an integrated module and accommodated inside the GSLV MK-III launch vehicle while the Rover is housed inside the Lander. The idea is to explore virgin territory on the lunar surface and analyze crust samples for signs of water and helium-3. The Chandrayaan-2 was originally planned as a collaboration with Russia's Roscosmos space agency, but in 2013 India scrapped the tie-up due to technical differences ...

Author: 0 Cops: Suspect in Ortiz shooting was offered $7.8K

Larry Ronan and the wonderful staff at Massachusetts General Hospital". "His condition is guarded and he will remain in the ICU for the coming days", the 43-year-old's wife, Tiffany, said. A sixth suspect, identified as Luis Alfredo Rivas Clases, remained at large Wednesday. Tiffany Ortiz asked for privacy "while David continues to heal".

World News 1 person dead in helicopter crash on NYC skyscraper roof
Author: 0 1 person dead in helicopter crash on NYC skyscraper roof

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that the aircraft was an Agusta A109E , a twin-engine, lightweight helicopter . Andrew Cuomo said it's unclear what caused the helicopter to make the forced landing. "It was obviously a very hard hit", de Blasio said, adding nothing indicated "an act of terrorism". "I started hearing the blare of sirens and knew something bad had happened", the 30-year-old lawyer said.

World News Trump calls French wine tariffs unfair, vows to 'do something' about it
Author: 0 Trump calls French wine tariffs unfair, vows to 'do something' about it

However, if for some unknown reason there is not, we can always go back to our previous, very profitable, position of Tariffs - But I don't believe that will be necessary. Trump had threatened to impose a 5% tariff on Mexican products arriving in the US starting this week, but backed off when Mexico pledged to ramp up efforts to block migrants from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala heading north to the U.S.

World News Fourth American died at Dominican Republic resort, report says
Author: 0 Fourth American died at Dominican Republic resort, report says

Other hotels which guests reported having stayed at when they fell ill, include Vista Sol Punta Cana Beach, Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana and Iberostar Bavaro in Punta Cana. "Serious insults and threats have been levied against some of our more than 15,000 employees and their families, who are the backbone of our company and before whom we can not stand idle on the sideline", the statement said, according to the Daily News.

World News Abe heads to Tehran to try and ease Iran-U.S. tensions
Author: 0 Abe heads to Tehran to try and ease Iran-U.S. tensions

This attack also proves the terrorist militia's acquisition of new special weapons, the continuation of the Iranian regime's support and practice of cross-border terrorism, and the continued violation of relevant UN Security Council resolutions, including Resolution 2216 and Resolution 2231.

World News Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died
Author: 0 Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died

The tree was reportedly never planted and died in quarantine. The roots of the story go back to April 2018, when the Macron-Trump friendship was being described as a " bromance ", and the French president and his wife, Brigitte, were feted at the only state dinner the Trumps have hosted.

World News Red Sox fly Ortiz back to Boston
Author: 0 Red Sox fly Ortiz back to Boston

Kennedy said he had been texting Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, who was in the States with their kids, and that "she expressed her gratitude" for all the support. Jhoel Lopez, a television host who was at the club with Ortiz, was also shot. Police have not yet released the identity of the suspected gunman. Police are searching for a second suspect.

World News Tory leadership race begins as May formally steps down
Author: 0 Tory leadership race begins as May formally steps down

Britain's opposition Labour Party narrowly held on to a parliamentary seat in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's insurgent Brexit Party to win by less than 700 votes. May formally relinquished her leadership in the private letter to her party on Friday. She is stepping down amid a growing dispute with Chancellor Philip Hammond over her plans to leave with a series of big spending announcements, including a multibillion-pound overhaul of England's schools ...

World News Ortiz back in Boston for gunshot wound care
Author: 0 Ortiz back in Boston for gunshot wound care

Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz , affectionately known as "Big Papi", was wounded on Sunday (local time). "On behalf of me and my family, I want to thank (owners) John and Linda Henry, Tom Werner, (president) Sam Kennedy, and the Boston Red Sox for all that they are doing for David and our family, as well as Dr.

World News Hungary boat accident: Bodies found in vessel recovery
Author: 0 Hungary boat accident: Bodies found in vessel recovery

Nineteen South Korean tourists and a Hungarian crewman were previously confirmed to have died, with eight people still listed as missing. People watch as a 200-ton lift capacity crane manoeuvres into position near the Margaret bridge on the Danube river, Monday, June 10, 2019, preparing to salvage to sunken shipwreck from the scene of a deadly boat accident in Budapest, Hungary.

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