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Feds looking into Bernie Sanders, wife over real estate deal


According to the 2016 article, the college racked up more that $11 million in debt over the attempts to expand the college, which was "pushed by the school's president at the time", Jane Sanders . Sanders also noted to the local media that the investigation was "initiated by Trump's campaign manager, somebody who does this all the time, has gone after a number of Democrats and progressives in this state". Read More »

President's media strategy creating friction


When a reporter noted there had been a "drastic shift" in the briefings starting around the time of Trump's foreign trip in late May, Spicer said "We'll continue to mix things up". This past week, he gave interviews to Ainsley Earhardt and Pete Hegseth of "Fox & Friends", a talk show so friendly to the president that CNN media reporter Brian Stelter described it as a Trump "infomercial". Read More »

London high-rises fail safety tests after Grenfell fire

The worst fire to hit the capital since World War Two has prompted a nationwide review of high-rise buildings after police said the cladding used on Grenfell had failed all safety checks. "This was held at its offices on Saturday, June 24 with representatives from Broadland Housing, Norwich City Council, Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, developer Taylor Wimpey and managing agents of the adjacent blocks". Read More »

North Korea conducts rocket engine test


Despite sanctions and worldwide pressure, North Korea has repeatedly vowed to further develop its missile and nuclear weapons program, viewing it as a deterrent against what it claims is Washington's hostile policy against it. Engine tests have been a particular concern for observers of North Korea, as the engine previously employed in missiles, the Musudan, had a awful track record and several recorded failures. Read More »

Gulf crisis heats up as Qatar receives list of demands


The four countries have given Doha just 10 days to meet the demands, and say that the list will become void if it fails to do so. - Stop all contacts with the political opposition in Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain. Qatar must also align itself politically, economically and otherwise with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the regional intergovernmental union consisting of all Arab states of the Persian Gulf, save for Iraq. Read More »

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will 'try to force early election'

We're here today in Glastonbury , we're doing things differently. As the crowd started chanting his name again, Jeremy Corbyn called for "a decent, better society where everybody matters". With an introduction by the festival's founder, Michael Eavis, the atmosphere heightens, with the crowd easily matching the attendance of last night's headliner Radiohead . Read More »

Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup


But defending champions the U.S. replied with their first win of the best-of-13 series in race six in Bermuda. Races 7 and 8 are scheduled for Sunday. While an Auckland cup would be more expensive for some sponsors and create challenges for televising the event in some countries, sponsors such as Land Rover which supports Britain's BAR team do not see it as a deal breaker. Read More »

Louis cop mistakenly shot by white cop


The police department as of Saturday hadn't disclosed the names of the officers, who have been placed on routine administrative leave as the matter is investigated. Local station Fox 2 Now reported that the incident began shortly after 10 p.m. when a police recognition system spotted a stolen auto from Maryland Heights, spurring the vehicle chase. Read More »

Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

The US-led coalition said the location was close to where another pro-regime drone, which intelligence sources had also identified as Iranian, was shot down on June 8 after dropping bombs near coalition forces. As well as announcing that US-led coalition warplanes would be tracked, Russia's ministry of defence suspended a hotline set up to avoid clashes between United States and Russian aircraft over Syria . Read More »

Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles

The annual show of solidarity with the Palestinians, which sees hundreds of thousands take to the streets, was launched by Iran's revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and is now marked by its allies across the Middle East. "We are here to express our hatred against Saudi Arabia , Israel and America", said Zahedi, 57. The president also pointed to an anti-Iran sanctions bill passed by the U.S. Read More »

Colton Haynes joins 'American Horror Story' season 7


Stay tuned for more info as it comes! 28-year-old Haynes first rose to fame in his fan-favorite role as Jackson Whittemore on MTV's Teen Wolf . It is unknown what roles the confirmed actors will play, although Paulson has said she is eager to play Donald Trump . Read More »

India and world twist and chant on International Day of Yoga


Leading the country wide celebrations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today braved rain to perfrome yoga at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow . On June 21 this year, hundreds of thousands of people in more than 200 countries of the world celebrated International Yoga Day by practicing Yoga together in public. Read More »

Whirlpool Refrigerator Blamed for London's Deadly Grenfell Tower Fire

She added: "Together we decided that the Taplow block needs to be temporarily decanted while we undertake urgent fire safety works so that residents can be fully assured of their safety". The UK's Department for Communities and Local Government has written to all local authority and housing association chief executives to advise them on steps to take if tower blocks in their area are found to be covered in cladding they are concerned about. Read More »

Russia-US deconfliction channel in Syria is working - Pentagon


Then, just a few hours later, another statement refined that point, saying U.S. aircraft in that region would be "tracked by the Russian [surface-to-air missile] systems as air targets". The US has about 1,000 military personnel in northern Syria , where it has been supplying and supporting partnered forces in their fight in the ISIS-stronghold of Raqqa. Read More »

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election


While the Russian interference in the 2016 campaign has been known for months, it was the first time USA officials have said how many states' electoral systems were targeted. Johnson was the "latest top intelligence official to state there was no grand scheme between Trump & Russia", Trump tweeted. Last summer, the Democrats accused the Russians of hacking into their system after a trove of emails appeared on Wikileaks. Read More »

IS Blows Up Mosul Mosque Where It Declared 'Caliphate — Iraqi Military

In a statement on its Amaq website, ISIL blamed U.S. aircraft for destroying the mosque. United States officials told CNN the ISIS claim was "1,000% false". A month after ISIS forces overran Mosul in June 2014, Baghdadi, gave a Friday sermon from the pulpit inside the mosque - his first public appearance in many years. Read More »

Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough


Trump has a number of advantages that could help him succeed where a string of predecessors have failed. Before the "Oslo Accords" officially opened negotiations in 1993, between Palestine and Israel, roughly 200,000 settlers illegally lived in the West Bank and East Jerusalem . Read More »

France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win


Jean-Claude Cambadélis, the socialist leader, has since announced his retirement, and said the left must "to change everything, its form and its substance, its ideas and its organisation". It is only extremists such as the humiliated far-Right National Front (FN), which managed a paltry eight seats, who will definitely be excluded from the new grand coalition. Read More »