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by | June 13, 2018 | 16:07

The raccoon became stranded on the ledge of an office building a couple of days ago. He started climbing. And he's now on the 22nd floor. The furry critter's ascent up the UBS Tower, as it clung only to the building's rough exterior more than 20 stories above the ground, started to stress people out on Twitter.

by | June 13, 2018 | 14:32

Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom echoed Bercow, adding that " any threats of violence and intimidation are utterly unacceptable to the Government ". Shortly before 1.30pm on Tuesday, David Davis, the Brexit Secretary, opposed a House of Lords amendment in no uncertain terms.

by | June 13, 2018 | 14:55

As they emerged from the meal for a brief stroll together, Mr Trump appeared to delight in showing his North Korean counterpart the interior of "The Beast", his famed presidential limousine known for its high-tech fortifications. USA and North Korean officials huddled throughout Monday at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, outlining specific goals for what the leaders should try to accomplish and multiple scenarios for resolving key issues, a senior U.S official said , adding that the meetings were also ...

by | June 13, 2018 | 14:57

A chilling of trade between the US and Canada could have major implications for Vermont. The Americans' criticism of Trudeau left a former Canadian prime minister, Stephen Harper, stumped. Members of Parliament gave unanimous consent for a motion backing Canadian steel and aluminium, hit by U.S. tariffs, as well as the supply management system that supports key agriculture sectors, and gave a standing ovation for the government response to the Trump administration's verbal attacks on ...

by | June 13, 2018 | 13:40

Tsipras said that Athens got " a good deal which covers all the preconditions set by the Greek side " as he briefed Greek President, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, on the results of negotiations. Last week, protests took place in both Greece and Macedonia against the proposed compromise. "And it will help to consolidate peace and stability across the wider Western Balkans".

by | June 12, 2018 | 03:25

The United States is Canada's single biggest trade partner, with two-way exchanges of goods and services totalling $673.9 billion in 2017, and Washington enjoys a $8.4 billion surplus. While other presidents and prime ministers have had testy relations - president Richard Nixon famously used a profane word , behind closed doors, to refer to Trudeau's father Pierre Trudeau, also in the context of trade talks - neither side has demonstrated this level of animosity since John Diefenbaker ...

by | June 12, 2018 | 04:21

Prior to Trump's tweet , Trudeau had said all G-7 members signed the joint statement following the summit in Canada . Sen . Ben Sasse of Nebraska, R-Neb., said in a statement: "If the president is actually serious about leading the expansion of a G-7 no-tariff, free-trade agreement, that's tremendous, tremendous news - for the US and for the free nations of the world".

by | June 12, 2018 | 03:08

This is a developing story . A handful of other states also use voters' inactivity to trigger a process that could lead to their removal from the voting rolls. Earlier this year I was pondering whether Ohio's voter removal law was legal. The case arose when U.S. Navy veteran Larry Harmon went to his local polling place in OH to vote in 2015.

by | June 12, 2018 | 04:04

The US President is at Singapore's government house with the country's leader Lee Hsien Loong finalising preparations before the historic Trump-Kim summit. He has also raised the possibility of further summits and an agreement ending the Korea War by replacing the armistice signed in 1953 with a peace treaty.

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:24

The low expectations could allow the leaders to cast any consensus as an achievement, especially given that Trump and most of the other G-7 leaders headed into the meeting appearing ready to fight. And he said he had told Trump that "it would be with regret but it would be with absolute clarity and firmness that we move forward with retaliatory measures on July 1, applying equivalent tariffs to the ones that the Americans have unjustly applied to us".

by | June 12, 2018 | 03:06

The children were kept in two separate kennels as the temperature blazed at 95 degrees. Police say Cheeks instructed the children to get inside of the kennels because there wasn't any room left in her vehicle. She's such a nice lady. Skylarr Blake, Cheeks' neighbor, told WATN that Cheeks was a "nice lady" and that he couldn't "see her doing that". We tried reaching family for comment, but have not heard back.

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:14

The United States and Canada have swung sharply towards a diplomatic and trade crisis as top White House advisers lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a day after US President Donald Trump called him "very dishonest and weak".

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:33

All very freaky, although pretty clever the way he was able to say the name " Russia " so many times in one little blurt. Trump, however, suggested that the G-7 offer a seat at the table to Russian Federation. The latter now includes the United States, Canada, Japan, Britain, Italy, France and Germany. The G-7 is supposed to focus on economic and political challenges while the G-20 focuses on important global issues.

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:39

North Korea has previously said it was willing to discuss denuclearization, but experts have expressed concern over the varying definitions of the term held by Washington and Pyongyang. Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday after a blow-up over trade with other members of the Group of Seven major industrialised nations that cast a cloud over his efforts to score a major foreign policy win in the nuclear talks.

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:55

According to them, Harry was keen to check in on his new wife, asking, "Okay?" before the flypast began. We wouldn't be surprised if that's really what he said. Given how many rules and traditions the Royal Family are said to adhere to, it's little wonder Meghan still needs some guidance. Others, however, were quick to rush to her defense saying that Meghan was bringing a fresh look to the usual "stuffy" royal etiquette.

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:43

Mr. Trump said of the first lady's health struggle on June 8 that Mrs. Trump was not traveling to the G7 Summit in Quebec because she had a "big operation" and can not fly for a month, according to Newsweek . She later added that it was the only procedure done for Melania Trump's "entire stay" at the hospital. First Lady Melania Trump made her first public appearance since her mystery operation on Wednesday when she visited the Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters.

by | June 12, 2018 | 03:05

The photo appeared on Merkel's Instagram account, describing the image as a "spontaneous meeting". Merkel will meet new Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte for the first time at this week's Group of Seven summit in Canada. But she also struck a more conciliatory tone at the summit, urging fellow leaders to step back from the brink of a possible trade war. Mrs Merkel's March 2017 visit to the White House was marked by Mr Trump either not hearing or ignoring her offer to shake hands in the Oval ...

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:12

William Howard Hughes, Jr ., who was going by the name Barry O'Beirne, admitted his true identity after becoming the subject of a passport fraud investigation during an interview with the U.S. There was even speculation that Hughes may have been abducted by or defected to the Soviets. But Card said no classified information leaks are suspected, nor is there an indication that Hughes was involved with the Soviet Union, but the investigation is ongoing.

by | June 11, 2018 | 20:48

Malta's ports will not take in the Acquarius vessel with hundreds of migrants and asylum seekers on board, which has been stranded in the Mediterranean after the Italian authorities had refused to accept it. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez gave instructions on Monday for Spain to offer a "safe port" to the vessel Aquarius , which is now at sea with more than 600 migrants and refugees on board.

by | June 11, 2018 | 20:56

Around 60 percent of Baghdad's two million eligible voters had cast their ballots in the May election in Al-Russafa district. Experts would conduct an investigation and prepare a detailed report on how the fire started, he said. Images from the scene show thick plumes of smoke rising from the storage site, which contained votes from the al Rusafa district. "Whoever burned the election equipment and document storage site had two goals: either cancelling the election or destroying the ...

by | June 11, 2018 | 19:08

Asked what Trudeau did that amounted to betrayal, Kudlow criticized the Canadian leader for holding a press conference in which he called USA tariffs " insulting ". "That's what weak, dishonest Justin Trudeau did", Navarro said . Japan had already been subject to the levies as part of Trump's "America First" policies .

by | June 11, 2018 | 19:49

Richard Tanner, 18th Wing vice commander, in a statement . As of 8.50am local time (12.50am on Sunday GMT) the Kadena Air Base tweeted to confirm the crash. The US fighter jet belonged the American Kadena airbase in Okinawa, Kyodo reported, citing government sources. The U.S. Air Force is also considering replacing the F-15s, worth around $36 million each, with F-16 fighting falcons by 2020.

by | June 11, 2018 | 19:21

In her first engagement after marrying Prince Harry , the Duchess of Sussex abandoned her usual fashion-forward outfits for a more prim and proper look. The tiny princess waved and squinted as she looked up at the sky to see the Royal Air Force's flypast. They will also attend a lunch at Chester Town Hall.

by | June 11, 2018 | 19:55

And Trudeau has certainly been among the leaders in that regard in recent days. President Trump left the meeting half-way, warning the G7 nations that if they don't remove trade barriers with the US, they will face consequences. However, despite Trump's heated rhetoric, the U.S. ambassador to Germany , Richard Grenell, has expressed confidence that the trade conflict can be settled, but said it would take some time.

by | June 11, 2018 | 18:52

In the past 13 months, federal appeals courts in Chicago and NY also have ruled that gay and lesbian employees are entitled to protection from discrimination under Title VII. The view that marriage is the union of a man and a woman, Kennedy wrote in that ruling , "has been held-and continues to be held-in good faith by reasonable and honest people here and throughout the world".

by | June 11, 2018 | 02:40

Russian Federation agreed to strengthen trilateral cooperation in transport, infrastructure, customs and tourism, and facilitate trade and personnel exchanges, said Putin. Mr Xi told media after their meeting that both he and his Russian counterpart felt "the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership is mature, firm and stable".

by | June 11, 2018 | 02:27

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday rejected a USA demand for a sunset clause in NAFTA but said he was prepared to compromise on the issue, which is holding up talks to update the 1990s-era pact. The Canadian government official said there could be meaningful progress on less controversial issues at the summit such as economic growth, the environment and gender equality.

by | June 11, 2018 | 02:07

Others, including MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski have also condemned Giuliani's remarks, calling him a "misogynistic fool" for his comments on Daniels during "this moment, where we are in history with women". I don't even think there's a slight suspicion that it's true. Trump denies the allegation. She has no reputation. When pressed by CNN's Dana Bash about how some may find his views on the porn industry and women "antiquated", Giuliani said feminists in his day disapproved of porn.

by | June 11, 2018 | 03:22

Ford, 53, is the brother of the late mayor of Toronto Rob Ford, who made global news in 2013 when he admitted to smoking crack cocaine. "I know that my brother Rob is looking down from heaven", Doug Ford said. Technically speaking, the party's constitution requires that NDP members vote on whether she should stay on as party leader at their next general convention, but it's hard to imagine Horwath going anywhere until after the next election, given last night's success.

by | June 11, 2018 | 02:35

The halt in hostilities at the end of this week comes two days after the Afghan president, Ashraf Ghani , announced his government's unilateral eight-day ceasefire . Earlier, they had issued an "Op-ed" on their website criticising the fatwa, and calling it an effort "to legitimise the illegal occupation [of the U.S.]" "The fatwa declared by the Peace Council under the name of the Ulema is full of ignorance and distortion", it read, adding that jihad is also obligatory against "their domestic ...

by | June 10, 2018 | 00:54

What baffles the security experts is the fact that the data was highly sensitive but at the same time was unclassified, leaving space for the hackers to get off with the information. The US National Security Agency whistleblower, Edward Snowden, said the US government was hacking Chinese mobile phone companies and research institutions.

by | June 10, 2018 | 01:17

Residents who live in the area told Local 10 News that a gator is known to roam the lakes in the park. They found body parts inside the reptile. "It's sad to hear someone got hit by the gator", he said. A trapper hired by authorities removed a 12-foot-6-inch alligator from the pond and killed it. "The first thing you think that a gator is going to grab you and grab your dog", said Sharon Estupinan.

by | June 09, 2018 | 03:14

He then walks over to her holding his giant alligator while she encourages him to continue to play. On Wednesday, Nicole Mojica said that now, she doesn't feel comfortable letting her kids outside to play in their backyard, knowing that an alligator was inches from her patio door.

by | June 09, 2018 | 02:34

Former President Barack Obama is expected to continue actively participating in helping Democrats retake the majority, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., told The Washington Post on Wednesday . Corker's trying to hitch the legislation to a big annual defense bill making its way through the Senate that includes must-pass pay raises for the troops and other provisions.

by | June 09, 2018 | 02:31

The charge accuses Manafort of violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA ) by failing to register as a foreign agent acting on behalf of the Ukrainian government and allegedly misleading United States authorities about his ties to the country.