• The lesson of today's government climbdown: we're likely heading for soft Brexit
The lesson of today's government climbdown: we're likely heading for soft Brexit

That has potentially seismic consequences for the protracted and increasingly messy split from Brussels. The major last-minute concession by ministers means the government avoids defeat by 324 to 298 . Shortly before 1.30pm on Tuesday, David Davis, the Brexit Secretary, opposed a House of Lords amendment in no uncertain terms. The bill then retu...

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  • Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'
Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'

The first episode of this close encounter with Kim had the whole world binge-watching, from the first handshake to the dictator's tour of the presidential limousine, known as "The Beast", courtesy of Trump. With cameras of the world's press trained on them, Trump and Kim displayed an initial atmosphere of bonhomie. The two then sat down with th...

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  • After 'difficult' G7 summit, UK's May warns against unilateral action on trade
After 'difficult' G7 summit, UK's May warns against unilateral action on trade

On Sunday , White House economic adviser Peter Navarro , who said there was "a special place in hell" for Trudeau , criticized the government's outreach campaign, saying the Canadians should "spend more time at the bargaining table and less time lobbying Capitol Hill and our press and state governments".

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  • Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, president says
Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, president says

Upon hearing of Kudlow's health issue, several associates told The Washington Post on Monday evening that while he is a vigorous and outgoing official, they have had concerns for months that his entry into an at times chaotic West Wing could straing him, especially after years away from federal work.

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  • Jeff Sessions excludes domestic, gang violence from asylum claims
Jeff Sessions excludes domestic, gang violence from asylum claims

Michelle Brané, director of the Women's Refugee Commission's Migrant Rights and Justice program headquartered in NY, said, "Attorney General Sessions' decision to limit the reasons why people can claim asylum is a devastating blow to families who come to our country seeking protection and safety".

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  • Five locals receive Queen's Birthday Honours
Five locals receive Queen's Birthday Honours

I am pleased to see the Queen's Birthday honours recognise the achievements of a diverse and inspiring number of our fellow Scots. A Hospice spokesperson added "The Queen's Birthday Honours List recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people and the organisation wishes to extend honest congratulations to our CEO, Liz Cudd...

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  • House passes motion supporting Trudeau amidst Trump tirades
House passes motion supporting Trudeau amidst Trump tirades

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau then "acts hurt when called out!" And the young Canadian leader, who has attempted to maintain a public facade of friendship with the USA leader, confirmed that he would regretfully impose retaliatory tariffs on U.S.

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  • Supreme Court decision allows states to purge voter rolls
Supreme Court decision allows states to purge voter rolls

Partisan fights over ballot access are being fought across the country. Democrats have accused Republicans of taking steps at the state level, including laws requiring certain types of government-issued identification, meant to suppress the vote of minorities, poor people and others who generally favor Democratic candidates.

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  • Ethiopia PM meets Sisi as Egypt seeks mutual cooperation
Ethiopia PM meets Sisi as Egypt seeks mutual cooperation

But at a press conferee in Cairo, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi signaled they had made a breakthrough. "I believe the visit is exploratory and it is meant to ensure previous understandings and create new ones", the expert added, noting that Ethiopia has already completed 65 percent of the dam constr...

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  • US, Canada, European countries caught up in growing G7 rift over tariffs
US, Canada, European countries caught up in growing G7 rift over tariffs

President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow and his trade adviser Peter Navarro blasted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday for "betraying" the United States and engaging in "bad faith diplomacy" at this week's fractious G7 summit.

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  • Meghan and Harry announce where they're going on their first royal tour
Meghan and Harry announce where they're going on their first royal tour

Are you a fan of the royal family? There appears to be no royal protocol against off-the-shoulder dresses , as the Duchess of Cambridge has worn several similar designs in the past. He said he and his wife Lucy looked forward to hosting the newlyweds and watching the games, which were founded by Prince Harry in 2014 after he served with the ...

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  • Dennis Rodman to Travel to Singapore for North Korea Summit
Dennis Rodman to Travel to Singapore for North Korea Summit

Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore . The intimate huddle will precede a larger meeting and a working lunch attended by Trump's chief of staff, national security adviser and secretary of state, the White House said, along with some of their North Korean counterparts.

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  • Melania Trump `had big operation and can´t fly for a…
Melania Trump `had big operation and can´t fly for a…

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 . In his own statement , Wyden said the questions asked in the senators' letter "will determine whether the president knowingly used our co...

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  • EU agreed time not right for G7 to readmit Russia: Merkel
EU agreed time not right for G7 to readmit Russia: Merkel

The 28-member bloc - soon to lose the United Kingdom after the 2016 referendum to exit the European Union - managed to grapple with a financial meltdown and the biggest influx of refugees since World War II only with "great effort", Merkel said.

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  • Air Force Officer Missing For 35 Years Found Living In California
Air Force Officer Missing For 35 Years Found Living In California

Air Force in 1983", the AFOSI news release read. At the time of his disappearance, the 31-year-old office had top secret security clearance, working on "classified planning and analysis of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation command, control and communications surveillance systems", U.S.

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  • Merkel: Trump's Twitter Withdrawal From G-7 Statement 'Sobering' And 'Depressing'
Merkel: Trump's Twitter Withdrawal From G-7 Statement 'Sobering' And 'Depressing'

Let's be serious and worthy of our people. The summit did not mark the end of the transatlantic partnership between Europe and the U.S., Merkel said. "PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild during our @G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, "US Tariffs were kind of insulting" and he "will not be pushe...

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  • France's Macron seeks to forge European front against Trump
France's Macron seeks to forge European front against Trump

He's also threatened to tear up the NAFTA agreement with Canada and Mexico. President Donald Trump delivered a stern warning on trade to foreign countries at the Group of Seven summit on Saturday, advising trading partners not to retaliate against USA tariffs on the imports of steel and aluminum.

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  • Valedictorian’s Mic Cut Off After She Talks About Sexual Assault
Valedictorian’s Mic Cut Off After She Talks About Sexual Assault

Seitz, 17, said it was turned off by the school's administration because she attempted to talk about her experience of being sexually assaulted at school. "Sometimes we know what's right and have to do it despite the threats". "I just think they got scared because I was going to call out them". Seitz's story captured national attention amid t...

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  • A look at the events leading up to Canada vs. USA battle
A look at the events leading up to Canada vs. USA battle

Kudlow, the conservative economist who directs the National Economic Council, was upset with Trudeau's comments at a press conference after the contentious Group of 7 summit in Quebec. But then Trump pulled out of a joint statement while citing "false statements" by Canada's prime minister , Justin Trudeau . "I have made it clear to [Presiden...

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  • Have You Seen This Now Iconic G-7 Photo?
Have You Seen This Now Iconic G-7 Photo?

Trump says the U.S. Earlier, Mr Trudeau had told reporters that Mr Trump's decision to invoke national security to justify United States tariffs steel and aluminium imports was "kind of insulting " to Canadian veterans who had stood by their U.S.

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