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One key area of the speech that Francke said urgently needed clarifying concerned the future of European Union nationals now residing in the United Kingdom, which the Queen said would become "subject to United Kingdom laws". That was before May called the June 8 election that cost her Conservative Party its parliamentary majority and a fire in a London apartment block that killed dozens and led to anti-government protests on the streets.
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    Warmbier was medically evacuated from Pyongyang and flown to Cincinnati on June 13. Investigators are still not certain what caused his death. "We don't hold a lot of leverage but I would support the travel ban; I would support effective ways to modify North Korea's behavior", Hoyer told reporters during an informal briefing inside his Capitol Hill office on Tuesday.
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    The 2017 Queen's Speech - setting out priorities for the next two year - dropped numerous party's main policies, and now faces criticism as a Brexit "power grab" and for failing to confront high inequality and major public service challenges.
  • Nabra Hassanen's memorial set on fire in Dupont Circle

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    Instead, they say his "anger over the encounter" with the teens led to the violence, and they are calling the incident an act of road rage. Sharing the #JusticeForNabra hashtag, many vigils are being planned nationally to recognize the loss of Hassanen, who was killed early Sunday morning.
  • Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

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    Earlier, Britain said there had been no change to plans for Trump to come to Britain on a state visit after local media reported the trip had been postponed. The Queens Speech was originally set for June 19. In keeping with the scaled-down ceremony, the queen wore a blue hat and coat rather than ceremonial robes and the Imperial state crown.
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    Warmbier's parents did not speculate on how Warmbier died other than to say he suffered "awful, torturous mistreatment" while in the North's custody. "It's unsafe", Corker said, adding that the "trumped up charges" like those Warmbier was accused of "can continue to happen". "That should never have been allowed to happen", he said Monday.
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    If so, the president will be forced to turn them over to Special Counsel Robert Mueller (who is now on top of investigating the Russia-Trump campaign connection) so the American people may and can know what really happened - who is telling the truth and who is lying.
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    Handel is the latest in a line of Republicans who have represented the Georgia 6th since 1979, beginning with Newt Gingrich, who would become House speaker. But Republicans should not feel too satisfied with the results. Republican Karen Handel has won a keenly watched congressional election in Georgia and thanked President Donald Trump after avoiding an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of mid-term elections next year.
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    Yanez radioed an officer nearby. "The driver looks more like one of our suspects, just 'cause of the wide set nose". The defense argued that Castile was under the influence of marijuana and did not comply with the officer's instructions. Somehow, some way, and it may take years - probably more years than I left on this good earth - we need to change what goes through the mind of the American police officer in those seven seconds.
  • Puerto Rico votes to become 51st state of the US

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    Congress , which has to approve any changes to the island's political status. Turnout was just 23 percent. " Puerto Rico voted for statehood". The Puerto Rican Independence Party had called the vote a "farce". The boycott raised concerns of low voter turnout. Suarez also said Puerto Rico's current economic crisis works against the island's bid for statehood.
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    Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, was a member of that same group and told local reporters he had not seen a draft either, USA Today reported . Senate Republicans have not revealed details of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare , but that didn't stop a group of protesters from gathering on Wednesday at Sen.
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    Board director Bill Gurley, one of the biggest voices inside the company agitating to remake the company's leadership, is eager to find someone who could lead Uber into an eventual public offering. He will also retain his seat on the board. Kalanick is a polarizing figure. After eight years of phenomenal growth by upending the taxi business, Uber had reached a point where the free-wheeling culture that created the company had become an albatross that threatened to kill it.
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    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns; Timeline Of Scandals That Led To Exit

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    Uber faces other lawsuits filed by drivers over their pay and treatment, and Uber fired 20 employees for incidents involving discrimination, sexual harassment and other bad behavior earlier this month. Gurley, one of Kalanick's closest confidants, praised the CEO on Twitter following his resignation. These five major investors held more than 25% of Uber's stock and 40% of the voting share.
  • Karen Handel triumphs over Jon Ossoff in the Georgia 6th congressional election

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    Clinton fell short of Trump by less than two percentage points in the presidential election, four years after Republican Mitt Romney triumphed over President Barack Obama by a 61-38 percent margin in 2012. "This was a winner-take-all, and it was a huge win for Republicans and a big loss for Democrats", Scarborough said. It's a historic win for Karen Handel .
  • Iran fires missiles at IS targets

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    This is the first time since its 1980s war with Iraq that Iran has launched a major missile strike outside the country. The advances also opened the way for cooperation among Syrian, Iranian-backed fighters and the Iraq Popular Mobilization Units for any moves against Deir el-Zour.
  • Supreme Court Will Hear Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymandering Case

    Supreme Court Will Hear Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymandering Case

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    The Supreme Court has never struck down districts because of unfair partisan advantage, although it has intervened frequently in disputes over race and redistricting over the past 50 years. The Supreme Court case comes as a result of a decision by a court in Wisconsin, which found that the state's Republican lawmakers had violated the Constitution's First Amendment as well as equal rights protections for citizens through partisan gerrymandering.
  • Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks

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    May is holding talks Thursday with other Northern Ireland political parties amid warnings the expected DUP deal will undermine the peace process. Talks restarted on Monday in Belfast, under Britain's Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire.
  • Why Jon Ossoff's Loss Could Be Bernie Sanders' Victory

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    It's not hard to imagine a Republican incumbent (in any office) being marginally more likely to run for re-election today than would have been the case had Democrat Jon Ossoff won. Several prominent Democrats said the party needs to rethink its approach heading into next year's midterm congressional elections , when Democrats need to pick up 24 seats to regain control of the House of Representatives.
  • Despite China's 'Help With North Korea, It Has Not Worked Out'

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    Trump says he spoke with Warmbier's parents and says it's "incredible what they've gone through". However, on 13 June Warmbier was sent back to his country in a state of coma on "humanitarian grounds" . On Tuesday, Young Pioneer Tours announced that it will no longer take Americans into North Korea , a direct result of the "tragic outcome" of Warmbier's case.
  • IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

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    It's hard to overstate the symbolism of the Old City mosque that has witnessed fierce fighting between ISIS militants and coalition forces determined to liberate what was the country's second-largest city. Isis fighters have blown up the world famous Grand al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul , according to the Iraqi military. "I suspect you feel isolated". The militants are also retreating in Syria, mainly in the face of a US -backed Kurdish-led coalition.
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    It comes the day before parliament is opened by the Queen, after the return following the election was delayed. Miller became a target for severe criticism from pro-Brexit newspapers like the Daily Mail and potential claimants in this new landmark legal case have been told to expect lots of attention from the press.
  • GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

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    Senate Republicans are pushing for a vote on the legislation before the July 4 recess. Under the House bill , the insurance premiums for a 40-year-old in Fairbanks who earns $30,000 a year would jump by about $8,500, to $10,430, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation .
  • The night the lights went out in Georgia (for Democrats)

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    Ossoff ran a careful campaign and shied away from talking about Trump, and some groups on the left wasted no time in insisting that Democrats must draw brighter contrasts with the GOP. The no-name Democrat who'd challenged Price in 2016 had raised and spent less than $1,000. "Childish. Radical. They've targeted Georgia , but we can stop them".
  • Tropical Storm Cindy: Heavy Rain And Potentially Life Threatening Flash Floods

    Tropical Storm Cindy: Heavy Rain And Potentially Life Threatening Flash Floods

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    Because this storm is estimated to affect up to 17 million people, we looked at where flooding could occur in a couple of the cities that are likely to be hardest hit. But the main danger appeared to be from rain. Even without any moisture from Cindy, the New Jersey area faces the possibility of some scattered rain showers or thunderstorms this weekend, thanks to a weak cold front that's moving east from the Great Lakes region, Gorse said.
  • Fit mind, fit body is God's abode: President Mukherjee on Yoga Day

    Fit mind, fit body is God's abode: President Mukherjee on Yoga Day

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    Commenting on the global acceptance that Yoga is receiving, "Yoga has become part of so many lives". Lucknow witnessed heavy rains in the wee hours of the day, which halted the practice sessions, but only for a while. UP Governor Ram Naik also joined the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister to perform asanas even as massive security arrangements have been made in Lucknow for the Prime Minister's visit.
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    In a strategic decision aimed at courting moderate Republicans who had supported Hillary Clinton in the fall, Ossoff rarely mentioned Trump's name, and Democrats only hit Handel on the GOP's health care effort late in the race. "I don't want to offend anyone here, but if the Democrats want to start winning..." A spokesman for Speaker Paul Ryan said the Wisconsin Republican had yet to sign off on the plan.
  • Nabra Hassanen, Muslim teen killed in Virginia, laid to rest

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    Police say they have no evidence to indicate that the killing was motivated by race or religion . "It is a time for us to come together to pray and care for our youth", a statement by the ADAMS center said. Torres pulled over, chased the group with a baseball bat and attacked Nabra, police say. Darwin Martinez Torres of Sterling was arraigned Monday in Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.
  • Trump Gives Dems Some Advice After Special Election Losses

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    A former secretary of state of Georgia and CEO and president of the North Fulton Chamber of Commerce, Handel will be the first Georgia congressional representative who is a Republican woman. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., said Democrats are not as good on delivering a winning message to voters as they should be. Ossoff told his supporters: “The fight goes on.”.
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    Thus, the schedule is also explicitly created to shield lawmakers from public exposure and questioning about the vast human toll the measure they are considering could have - before they vote on it. Unlimited federal dollars now flow to each state for the program, covering all eligible beneficiaries and services. On policy, Paul has raised problems with voting for anything that included robust tax credits to help people buy insurance.
  • Police arrest 15 men for 'celebrating' Pakistan win over India

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    We don't get the home advantage like other teams. "A 16-team World T20 - even a 20-team World T20 - down the line is something that we would like to look at". "For years now, Pakistan is playing home matches in Dubai ". "A loss against Pakistan is always a bitter pill to swallow". India were completely outplayed by Pakistan in all departments of the game, and the Men in Green deservedly won the title with their positive brand of cricket throughout the final.
  • Britain Still Believes in Fantasies on Brexit

    Britain Still Believes in Fantasies on Brexit

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    EUROPE'S CHIEF NEGOTIATOR MICHEL BARNIER , rebuffing British Prime Minister Theresa May's stated desire to wrap up a new free trade agreement quickly. The BBC also said some senior Conservatives believe they can stop the government leaving the European Union without a deal. And use the time in between to work on proposals and exchange them.
  • Trump UK visit absent from Queen's speech

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    Instead, the Queen said: " My government will continue to work to ensure that every child has the opportunity to attend a good school and that all schools are fairly funded ". The government has proposed new legislation to increase the number of electric vehicle charging points in the United Kingdom as part of the Queen's speech .
  • Yoga's Importance is like 'Salt in Life,' Says PM Modi

    Yoga's Importance is like 'Salt in Life,' Says PM Modi

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    Various organizations, NGOs and Yoga gurus have held camps and practice sessions, in order to make the International Yoga Day programme a success. The 80-minute yoga session is expected to begin around 6:30 a.m.in the morning. The venue of event was full of huge LED screens. In the last three years, new yoga training institutes have developed, demand for yoga trainers and training institutes have been rising.
  • Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team at HWL Semi-finals

    Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team at HWL Semi-finals

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    Forward Akashdeep Singh had scored two goals in the tournament going into this game. Talwinder struck twice (21′ and 24′) followed again by Harmanpreet, and Akashdeep and Pradeep Mor scored two and one goals respectively. This time from the penalty corner. "We are the underdogs against India but hope to raise our game", said Stephen. "So win penalty corners and exploit inexperience", Jimmy concluded.
  • Protests as United States cop is acquitted of killing black motorist

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    Differing interpretations on the intentions of Castile's next movements defined both the state and defense cases. Castile's death was livestreamed on Facebook and drew national attention for its resemblance to the string of other high profile police shootings of black men, like Eric Garner and Freddie Gray.
  • Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters

    Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters

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    Still, the senator's office said Tuesday that Hatch and his staff "have been involved in the drafting process for several weeks". Utah Senator Mike Lee took to Facebook Tuesday to express his frustration. During the White House press briefing Tuesday, Spicer said he didn't know if President Trump or White House staffers had yet seen the bill. "This is, in my view, the challenge of our time for people like older people, this is one of the greatest threats to the well-being of ...
  • Republican Handel wins Georgia House race, thanks Donald Trump

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    Democrat Jon Ossoff addresses his supporters after his defeat Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election in Atlanta, Georgia. Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass. said the Georgia result "better be a wake up call for Democrats - business as usual isn't working. Time to stop rehashing 2016 and talk about the future".
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    She was the main focus of numerous Republicans' ads against Ossoff. She may not even be the biggest reason (there was the conservative lean of the district, Ossoff's residency issues, questions about his message, etc.). But Handel's thank you to President Donald Trump in the same speech Tuesday night is unlikely to comfort backers of the Democrat who came to symbolize anti-Trump resistance.
  • Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike

    Netanyahu warns Iran after Syria missile strike

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    The United States has said its recent actions against Syrian government forces and allied militia have been self-defensive in nature, aimed at stopping attacks on USA -led coalition forces or their local allies. "This is what they have to show for 30 years of missile development?" The ministry says it views the incident as Washington's "deliberate failure to make good on its commitments" under the de-confliction deal.