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by | June 12, 2017 | 22:21

Puerto Ricans are getting the chance to tell U.S. Congress on Sunday which. In this July 29, 2015 file photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico's Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico . One issue prevalent among many residents is that they pay in full for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security but can only collect on a restricted amount of these benefits relative to mainland citizens.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:04

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a thumbs up as he arrives at the party's headquarters in London on Friday. As rumours swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. The DUP is similar to the "religious right" in the United States and takes a hard-line stance on social issues, such as same-sex marriage and abortion.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:45

Treasury rules, according to a Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, filing on Friday with the Justice Department. "For potentially thousands of people across the Gulf, the effect of the steps imposed in the wake of this political dispute is suffering, heartbreak and fear", Amnesty International has said .

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:59

Changes were needed after the break and a more patient tactic ultimately wore Liechtenstein down and allowed Andrea Belotti , Eder , Federico Bernardeschi and Manolo Gabbiadini - the latter trio featuring from the bench - to make it 5-0 and put the game to bed.

by | June 12, 2017 | 23:04

A rally in Novosibirsk, Russia's third-largest city that's nearly 3,000 kilometers east of the capital, brought out about 5,000 people, local organizer Sergey Boyko said on Navalny's YouTube broadcast. This was a reference to the main thoroughfare in central Moscow , near the Kremlin, where the protest was getting underway Monday afternoon. Police in St Petersburg arrested about 50 protesters at the unsanctioned protest at Mars Field.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:23

This bill codifies vital guidance from the National Archives by amending the Presidential Records Act to include the term "social media" as a documentary material, ensuring additional preservation of presidential communication and statements while promoting government accountability and transparency.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:51

The charge, willful retention and transmission of national defense information, could bring victor up to 10 years in prison. She is being charged by the federal government for "removing classified material from a government facility and mailing it to a news outlet".

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:27

But her party is deeply divided over what it wants from Brexit , and the election result means British businesses still have no idea what trading rules they can expect in the coming years. Mrs May is seeking to rely on the Democratic Unionist Party's 10 MPs to win key votes in Parliament. "The mandate she's got is lost Conservative seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence", Corbyn told supporters in his Islington North constituency in north London .

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:30

President Trump has picked up his marbles, left the sandbox of the Paris Climate Accord , and gone home. At least a dozen states and hundreds of municipalities have announced plans to work with foreign governments to reduce emissions and limit global warming as originally planned by 195 nations which signed the Paris agreement in December 2015.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:24

Lower courts have blocked the policy, with one federal appeals court saying the plan was "steeped in animus and directed at a single religious group". A three-judge panel heard oral arguments on that case last month. He too faced some hard questioning, including queries on whether the lower-court decision was too broad.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:39

The Tehran Security Council had convened an emergency meeting after two terror attacks occurred on the Iranian Parliament and Imam Khomeini Mausoleum respectively on Wednesday. Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , said the attacks will add to the hatred that Iranians harbor toward the USA and Saudi Arabia. Iran's intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said that 43 suspects had been arrested by Satursday night and that operations to identify more "terrorist cells" were under ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:56

I'm gonna make fun of the president . Prior to Griffin's termination, Cooper - who now hosts Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN - tweeted his disapproval of the photo shoot , writing: "For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin took part in".

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:29

At a news conference upon his arrival from Russian Federation on Wednesday, Duterte pointed to the projected arrival of ISIS in the country and the open defiance of lawless armed groups in Marawi City led by Maute group as the "compelling reason" for his declaration of martial law in Mindanao .

by | June 12, 2017 | 23:00

Sipila is due to meet with Orpo and Halla-aho at 0700 GMT, and parties may hold their own meetings after that. "The prime minister announced a moment ago that the sections about immigration can't be complied with more strictly than now, and that the conditions are not there for a continuation of a government cooperation", he added.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:48

It's a small rainbow flag to "celebrate love and diversity" during June, which is traditionally when Pride events take place. Some people are not able to use the reaction. In order to spam everyone with some virtual LGBT loving, you will need to go to Facebook's official LGBT page and give it a like. As a side note, Google is also celebrating LGBTI Pride Month by displaying rainbow artwork along the sides of its search results when one search keywords like "LGBTI", "Pride Month", "gay ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:24

And I think probably come the autumn it will all prove too much for her and we may well have a leadership contest with Boris Johnson, the flamboyant foreign secretary likely to be among the front-runners. Several hundred protesters have gathered in central London to voice their anger at Theresa May's government and her alliance with the Democratic Unionist Party .

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:38

In the past the DUP has opposed same-sex marriage and blocked any extension of abortion rights. The Conservative Party has depended on Irish politicians before: Prime Minister John Major relied on support from the Ulster Unionist Party to shore up his government in the mid-1990s.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:19

Comey also said Trump told him during a one-on-one dinner on January 27 that he needed "loyalty". This week, during the highly anticipated Senate Intelligence Committee appearance by Comey, he said the U.S. "No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker , but we want to get back to running our great country", the president said. Rendon, now in private practice at BakerHostetler, said she expects that, following Comey's testimony, "the investigation will expand to include possible ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:57

The accident took place around 4.30am on the Mathura-Jajampatti road near Mogarra village of Mathura, superintendent of police (rural) Aditya Shukla said. Police have started investigation into the incident. For over five hours, the villagers protested on the Bharatpur-Mathura road demanding widening of the canal bridge, street lights and speed breakers.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:08

A woman clears her shop after an quake in the village of Plomari on the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Monday, June 12, 2017. "Everything in my clinic started shaking wildly, we all ran outside with the patients", said Didem Eris, a 50-year-old dentist in Izmir's Karsiyaka district.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:36

British Prime Minister Theresa May's party members are "absolutely furious" at May's risky election gamble that has led to talks with the right-wing, anti-abortion, anti-equal marriage Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ), former Conservative Chancellor George Osborne told BBC's Andrew Marr show Sunday.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:11

Previously, the rumours were rife that the SSC results of Maha board will be declared on June 12 i.e today but the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) hushed up the rumours. All the candidates who had written the exam can check the results from the direct link provided below. The qualified students in the SSC examination are eligible to attend the higher education.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:51

Without citing its sources, the newspaper said that while Neumann sees the sale to PSA as the right strategic step, he is concerned that the new owner is underestimating the growing importance of electric cars. "Under Neumann's leadership we have made enormous progress in turning around Opel", GM President Dan Ammann said in an emailed statement. General Motors Co.'s European unit Opel appointed a new chief executive as Peugeot gets set to complete its more than $2 billion acquisition of the ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:30

Another Conservative MP, Anna Soubry, told the BBC after the results came in that May has to "obviously consider her position" and take personal responsibility for the "dreadful" election campaign and "deeply flawed" manifesto. Foster said any discussions about an informal agreement would be over the weekend. A deal between the government and the DUP could also unsettle the precarious balance between Northern Ireland's British loyalist and Irish nationalist parties.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:01

Almena, the operator of the warehouse, and Max Harris have each been charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. Alameda County Sheriff's deputies arrested 47-year-old Derick Almena - the owner of the " Ghost Ship " loft space in a warehouse - on Monday in Lake County, a Lake County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman tells PEOPLE.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:23

The statehood option received 502,616 votes , or 97.18 percent of the votes cast. The administration of Gov. Ricardo Rossello added it and sent the ballot back for review, but the department said it needed more time and asked that the vote be postponed, which it wasn't.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:44

The DUP is a political party in Northern Ireland which won 10 seats in the election. But with projections still pointing to May's Conservatives forming a minority government, and analysts playing up the chances of a "softer" Brexit under that or an alternative left-wing coalition under Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , the pound later recovered some ground.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:52

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gas prices have fallen a bit in Rhode Island, down three cents per gallon for self-serve, regular. Nationally, average gas prices fell to their lowest since 2005, dipping 4 cents a gallon the $2.33, according to GasBuddy, which tracks gas prices and refining activity.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:18

The Indian Army posts were retaliating strongly and effectively and firing was underway in both sectors, he had said. Lt. Col.Manish Mehta, an Indian army spokesman, said Pakistani soldiers fired at Indian positions in two sectors early Monday with no report of casualties.

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:33

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she assumed Britain still wanted to leave the European Union and that talks must start quickly. "From hubris to humiliation", said the left-leaning Guardian. Liberal Democrats Party leader Tim Farron responded to poll results and said that he will most likely not join a coalition with the Conservative Party in case of a hung parliament.

by | June 12, 2017 | 20:53

At one of its most important moments in its history, the country is rudderless and facing a constitutional crisis. Mrs May was working on a Cabinet reshuffle, although the election result makes it less likely she will risk alienating colleagues by making wholesale changes as she can not afford to have disgruntled former ministers sniping at her from the backbenches.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:02

Former chancellor George Osborne predicted that Mrs May could be forced out of No 10 within a matter of days, saying she was "dead woman walking". This is still on. Another general election within months is also expected, Corbyn has said. SIMON: Well, do you infer, Roula, in a half a minute we have left, that the results of these elections in any way indicate that a number of Britons regret the vote on Brexit that was called awhile ago? The titles owned by Rupert Murdoch supported ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 21:27

The results of the United Kingdom election are in, revealing a stunning setback for the ruling Conservative party. The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. On the other hand, Merkel also stressed that the European Union will hope to continue to be the UK's partner. But her party is deeply divided over what it wants from Brexit, and the election result means British businesses still have no idea what trading rules they can expect in the coming years.

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:05

Voter turnout, however, hit a record low, as an estimated 52 percent of the population stayed away. After the projections were announced, a government spokesman said voters had shown they wanted to move fast on major reforms. The Republicans are projected to have taken 20.9% of the vote, which is predicted to result in the party winning between 80-100 seats. In a bid to renew the political scene, many have never stood for office before, such as Marie Sara, a rare female bullfighter, who is ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 22:33

It said: "If a safe country like Islamic Republic of Iran can be attacked, it means all should be on guard and be on security alert". Iranian police officers secure the area around the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini following an assault there and on the country's parliament building that left at least 17 people dead last week.