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Global When exactly is the first day of summer?
Author: 0 When exactly is the first day of summer?

The scientific reason behind summer solstice is that it occurs precisely when the Earth's axial tilt is most inclined toward the sun, at the degree of 23° 26', its most extreme. Lady Ocalat of the Lady Ocalat's Emporium recommends celebrating the day by eating good food, getting outdoors and having a bonfire, or lighting candles if you can't get outside.

Global Xi expresses condolences over former German chancellor's death
Author: 0 Xi expresses condolences over former German chancellor's death

Merkel, Germany's incumbent chancellor who grew up in communist East Germany before being appointed by Kohl to her first ministerial post, said he "changed my own life path decisively" by reuniting Germany. The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin had sent condolences to Germany's president and to Merkel and cited him as saying Kohl "will be remembered in Russia as a resolute supporter of friendly relations between our countries".

Global Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction
Author: 0 Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible obstruction

Rosenstein said that while it depends on the circumstances, "I think the general answer is no". Rosenstein said that because Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation matter, Mueller could only be fired by Rosenstein himself.

Global Edmonton MMA fighter dies after boxing ring injury
Author: 0 Edmonton MMA fighter dies after boxing ring injury

The 34-year-old heavyweight last fought in mixed martial arts in July of 2016. Hague switched codes to fight Braidwood, 33, on Friday night, and was sent crashing to the canvas following a flurry of shots in the second round. "We are all with him". His overall MMA record stands at 21 wins and 13 losses. A post-fight video showed Hague leaving the ring under his own power, but he was soon rushed to the hospital, according to KO boxing.

Author: 0 Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers

The military coalition had earlier said that one Afghan soldier had been killed and another wounded in the incident. This is the second insider attack in a week. He said the attacker was shot dead. The Pentagon is weighing the possibility of sending thousands more troops to the country to train Afghan forces to break what Lt.

Global Sturgeon's 'unity' call at Jo Cox anniversary event
Author: 0 Sturgeon's 'unity' call at Jo Cox anniversary event

THE RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands will be supporting " The Great Get Together " marking one year since the death of MP Jo Cox . Jo Cox was campaigner on issues relating to the Syrian Civil War, and founded and chaired the all-party parliamentary group Friends of Syria.

Global Unemployment Rate Rises for Second Month
Author: 0 Unemployment Rate Rises for Second Month

Retrenchment also occurred in manufacturing, down 1,300 jobs; construction, down 700 jobs; education and health, down 600 jobs; and leisure and hospitality, down 600 jobs. In Napa County, unemployment dropped to 3.1 percent in May, down from 3.4 percent in April and 3.6 percent a year ago. Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington said the state added 13,100 jobs in May, with almost half of those coming in the leisure and hospitality sector.

Global South Korea fires head coach Stielike after loss to Qatar
Author: 0 South Korea fires head coach Stielike after loss to Qatar

Months later, he led them to the Asian Cup final - without conceding a single goal en route - before they were beaten 2-1 by hosts Australia in Sydney. It was South Korea's third defeat in the last five qualification games and left hopes of progressing to a ninth successive World Cup uncertain. The loss in Doha leaves the Red Devils just one point ahead of Uzbekistan in second place in Group A of Asian qualifying with two matches remaining.

Global Texas & Brazos Valley Connections To The Baseball Practice Shooting
Author: 0 Texas & Brazos Valley Connections To The Baseball Practice Shooting

He volunteered with the Jeb Bush 2016 presidential campaign. "My prayers are with Zach and everyone hurt in this morning's shooting". Barth's Facebook page includes pictures of Houston's sports franchises, of him at Baltimore's Camden Yards ballpark in his Astros gear and of him with Longhorns quarterback Vince Young.

Global Hamas: Cutting electricity to Gaza would be 'catastrophic'
Author: 0 Hamas: Cutting electricity to Gaza would be 'catastrophic'

The security cabinet decided Sunday to reduce the daily amount supplied to Gaza by around 45 minutes, Israeli media reported. Gaza's militant Hamas rulers are warning of renewed violence if Israel acquiesces to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' wishes and reduces electricity to the isolated territory.

Author: 0 MP CM Chouhan to begin fast "for peace" to pacify agitated farmers

However, loans of small and marginal farmers have been written off with immediate effect and they shall be entitled to fresh agricultural loans beginning June 12, he added. "The government should bring reforms in the markets", Hussain said. At present, only paddy, wheat and sugarcane get the right MSP. Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel has sharply criticised farm loan waivers, saying they increase government spending and widen fiscal deficits, while creating moral hazard by eroding ...

Author: 0 Battle for IS 'Capital' Raqqa Begins

Talal Sillo, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, told reporters that operations have begun in coordination with the USA -led coalition. The fighting has devastated communities in both countries and forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes. Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, an activist group in Raqqa, said people attempted to flee after previous coalition air raids targeted the old and new bridge areas near Raqqa city.

Author: 0 Sessions recused from Russian Federation probe only over campaign role:DOJ

Comey went on to say that's when he shared the memos with his friend who is a Columbia Law professor. "That is a very big deal, and not just because it involves me". Rubio's questioning was followed by Wyden, who asked Comey why, after Trump told him to "let go" of the Flynn case, he didn't go to his boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessions .

Author: 0 UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Foster said the election in Northern Ireland, which saw 10 DUP MPs, including two new ones, elected to the Commons, was a "great result" for the union. "We welcome this commitment, which can provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond", he said.

Author: 0 Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

Prosecutors have not named the news outlet, but her arrest was announced Monday as the website The Intercept reported it had obtained a classified National Security Agency report suggesting Russian hackers had attacked a usa voting software supplier before last year's presidential election.

Global Scottish Episcopal Church votes to allow same-sex marriage ceremonies
Author: 0 Scottish Episcopal Church votes to allow same-sex marriage ceremonies

The result from the General Synod in Edinburgh, which came shortly after 4:50pm, followed hours of speeches and months of discussions among laity, bishops, and clergy in Scotland's third-largest church. The Anglican Communion Office issued a statement from its Secretary General, the Rt Revd Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon. "No-one is being asked to change their theology of marriage".

Global Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack
Author: 0 Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

France is under a State of Emergency until July following a series of lethal attacks carried out by ISIS and al-Qaeda operatives. Despite this, a spokesman for the French government, Christophe Castaner, in a radio interview said the man had given no sign of his radicalisation and the attack was believed to be "an isolated act".

Global Presidential election on July 17
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As per the schedule, June 28 is the last day for nominations, while a candidate can withdraw from the electoral battle till July 1. An official notification regarding this will be issued on 14th June and the counting will take place in New Delhi on 20th July.

Global German troops at Incirlik, Turkey 'ready for a transfer'
Author: 0 German troops at Incirlik, Turkey 'ready for a transfer'

Germany is to pull its troops and reconnaissance aircraft out of Turkey's Incirlik air base after Turkish officials refused to let members of parliament visit those stationed there. "If Germany takes positive steps, we will always take two (positive) steps". Alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg revealed that he was in constant contact with Ankara and Berlin in an attempt to end the row.

Author: 0 Ranking US diplomat in China resigns

The move has seen China emerge as the global champion in the fight against global warming , but some believe it may prompt Beijing to be more cautious towards Washington . As President Donald Trump strains alliances and relationships around the world, some of the nation's top career diplomats are breaking publicly with him, in what amounts to a quiet revolt by a cadre of public servants known for their professional discretion.

Global Trump pushes Gulf unity in call with Saudi king
Author: 0 Trump pushes Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

Trump's broadside came as Kuwait's ruler flew to Saudi Arabia in a bid to resolve the worst diplomatic crisis to hit the Arab world in years. Saudi Arabia, the powerhouse among those cutting ties to Qatar, said it did so due to the country's "embrace of various terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at destabilizing the region", including the Muslim Brotherhood , al Qaeda, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) and militants supported by Iran in the kingdom's restive Eastern ...

Global Coalition Strikes Pro-Assad Shiite Militias Again Near Key Outpost In Syria
Author: 0 Coalition Strikes Pro-Assad Shiite Militias Again Near Key Outpost In Syria

US Lieutenant General Steve Townsend predicts the fight for Raqqa will be long and hard, but the offensive would deliver a decisive blow to the idea of IS as a physical caliphate. "Morale is high and military readiness to implement the military plan is complete". At least 21 civilians were killed Monday night in strikes by suspected US-led alliance warplanes in the city, the Observatory reported .

Global Irish police arrest two men linked to London Bridge attacker
Author: 0 Irish police arrest two men linked to London Bridge attacker

According to sources, gardai believe the man has been living and working in Limerick for some time and that he may have lived elsewhere in Ireland prior to that. The suspect is being questioned about documentation connected to Rachid Redouane, one of the three killers behind the weekend attack. At the time of the attack he was working in a London restaurant and continued to have contacts with his mother in Italy, which he visited previous year, Corriere wrote.

Author: 0 Putin dismisses US claims about Trump, Russia and elections

ET. Putin also refuted claims that he had links with former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . In an interview on American television last night, the Russian president - who denies any involvement in the hacking of email accounts of top Democrats that many believe helped swing the November vote in Mr Trump's favour - said USA spies could be have been behind the data theft.

Author: 0 Afghans mourn, a day after massive truck bombing killed 90

The attack, just days into the holy fasting month of Ramadan, underscores spiralling insecurity in Afghanistan , where the Nato-backed military, beset by soaring casualties and desertions, is struggling to beat back insurgents. Between December and March, Germany sent back a total of 92 Afghan nationals on several charter flights to Kabul , accompanied by over 300 police, according to government figures provided to parliament.

Global Top House Intel Dem: Flynn Not Cooperating With Russia Probe, Subpoenas Coming
Author: 0 Top House Intel Dem: Flynn Not Cooperating With Russia Probe, Subpoenas Coming

The Russian officials felt confident they could use the two men to help shape Mr Trump's opinions on Russia . Trump did so after top FBI officials, including now-fired Director James Comey, reportedly refused a White House request to knock down news stories on possible Trump campaign-Russia links, and after Comey reportedly declined Trump's entreaty to end the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

Global White House informing allies Trump will abandon climate pact
Author: 0 White House informing allies Trump will abandon climate pact

US President Donald Trump wants a "fair deal" for the American people under Paris climate agreement and will soon announce his stand on the landmark deal, the White House said today. In his first major speech on climate change since assuming charge as the head of the United Nations this January, Guterres bluntly warned the worldwide community that the "world is in a mess" and the impact of climate change could affect food production, water security and weather patterns "from Canada to ...

Author: 0 Kinder Morgan completes IPO to move ahead with Canadian pipeline

Alexandria Capital Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. Parsons Capital Management Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, October 22 report.

Author: 0 Boris Johnson says BBC debate audience was 'most leftwing ever seen'

Despite not being at the BBC Election Debate, Theresa May still found herself taking multiple hits from the other party leaders as they debated the topics of Brexit , public services, security and leadership. Ms Lucas, who performed strongly throughout, said Ms Rudd's response on disability benefits was "downright insulting". "You've seen the coalition of chaos in action but in the quiet of the polling booth you have a clear choice - a vote for anyone other than Theresa May is a vote ...

Global Trump urges other leaders to reach him via cellphone
Author: 0 Trump urges other leaders to reach him via cellphone

Canadian Prime Minister had already taken Trump up on the offer. Neither the White House nor Trudeau's office has replied to requests for a comment, the news agency said. Security, of course, isn't the only concern when it comes to using personal communication devices-there's also the risk of evading formal record-keeping efforts under the Presidential Records Act of 1981.

Global China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal
Author: 0 China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal

The language of the agreement was negotiated by representatives of 195 countries at the 21st Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC in Paris and adopted by consensus on December 12, 2015. climate group not to be signed onto the deal, alongside Syria and Nicaragua. But whats really stupid about it is theyre throwing out the economic opportunities that being part of the Paris agreement provide for the United States.

Global Cattle Slaughter Ban: Declare Cow As National Animal, Says Rajasthan HC
Author: 0 Cattle Slaughter Ban: Declare Cow As National Animal, Says Rajasthan HC

Accidental injuries, ill-health and mismanagement by staff were prime reasons behind untimely death of cows. The Hingonia tragedy: Over 8000 cows died due to the negligence of cowshed workers. How did People React to It? But the Rajasthan High Court is not the first to have made these demands. But the FSL report after a month proved that meat was of chicken.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner: Trump's embattled son-in-law

Ms. Conway declined to comment on The New York Times report that Mr. Kushner met with a Russian banker for reasons the Federal Bureau of Investigation is still investigating, but she did comment on White House Communications Director Mike Dubke's decision to leave the administration.

Author: 0 Trump's communication director Mike Dubke resigns

While the resignation has been confirmed, Dubke is still working at the White House . Dubke resigned just before Trump left on his foreign trip but will stay on until a transition is concluded, Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, said.

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