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European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

We have completed the guidelines, the framework", Merkel said Friday in Mexico City. British voters failed to deliver a widely expected parliamentary majority for the Conservative party in Thursday's general election , dealing a major blow to Prime Minister Theresa May just days ahead of hard Brexit talks with the EU.


Comey testimony watched by an estimated 19.5 million viewers

Comey testimony watched by an estimated 19.5 million viewers

The ratings agency looked at major networks including ABC, CBS , CNN, NBC , Univision, Fox Business Network, Fox News , HLN and MSNBC . If you're on your way to work at 10 a.m., don't fret. The juicy testimony spawned an array of cultural memes and prompted thousands to live-tweet the event, including celebrities. Trump will be pleased to know Comey's TV tally did not match the 31M viewers Nielsen clocked for Trump's inauguration, nor the 48M who tuned in to watch Trump's first ...



Georgia GOP House candidate: 'I do not support a livable wage'

ATLANTA (AP) - Democrat Jon Ossoff has declined to participate in an Atlanta Press Club debate with Republican Karen Handel that CNN had proposed to broadcast. And I have been working on women's health issues for almost my entire life. "I will not, not be lectured by you or anyone else", Handel told Ossoff at one point.


Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem

Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem

The attackers had previously tried to hire a seven-and-a-half tonne lorry before using a rented van to ram pedestrians, police said. After his payment was declined, Butt and his two accomplices rented a smaller van that they used to plow into crowds before they leapt from the vehicle and went on a stabbing rampage in an attack that left eight people dead and almost 50 people injured.



Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

A fourth soldier was wounded and is being treated for injuries. "The (Afghan) soldier was also killed in the return fire". The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, claiming the Afghan soldier was a Taliban infiltrator. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops have adopted special security measures to try to counter the threat. Similar attacks have also plagued Afghan troops, depleting morale and causing mistrust within security ranks.


Police show the knives wielded in London terror rampage

Police show the knives wielded in London terror rampage

The three terrorists had tied 12 inch (30cm) pink ceramic knives to their wrists and had petrol bombs in the van. 27-year-old Butt had ganged up with two other accomplices to carry out the terror attack on June 3 that killed eight persons and injured almost 50.