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Queen Elizabeth's Speech Includes Pledge to Fight Anti-Gay Discrimination

Queen Elizabeth's Speech Includes Pledge to Fight Anti-Gay Discrimination

What was in the speech? "My government's priority is to secure the best possible deal as the country leaves the European Union", the queen told lawmakers. Of the 27 proposed bills put forth in the speech, almost a third pertain to the U.K.'s departure from the European Union. As protesters marched on the prime minister's residence in what they called a " day of rage " - a demonstration against perceived malfeasance and government inaction - the queen announced a Conservative plan to ...



Britain's Queen Outlines Agenda With Opening of Parliament

United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May was the first foreign head of state to visit Trump in the White House, and her decision to invite him on a state visit to the United Kingdom was immediately controversial; a petition calling for the visit to be canceled received more than a million signatures.


Death penalty is 'expressed intention' for Georgia inmates

Death penalty is 'expressed intention' for Georgia inmates

Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue in the bus on state Highway 16 in Putnam County, southeast of Atlanta, on June 13 as they were being moved from one prison to another. Dubose and Rowe were transported from Tennessee to the Putnam County, Georgia courtroom during the over night hours Tuesday. The inmates allegedly disarmed and killed them both, officials said.



United Kingdom government's priority is to win best possible Brexit deal

A host of proposed new laws created to prepare the United Kingdom for a "smooth and orderly" departure from the European Union have been announced in the Queen's Speech. The speech, according to reports, made no reference to a state visit by US President Donald Trump , but Downing Street played down this omission. "The formality is you can not put the date of the president's state visit into the Queen's speech until it has been actually agreed".


Chidanand: International Yoga Day is a historic moment for India

Chidanand: International Yoga Day is a historic moment for India

Yoga institutes are on the rise. She appreciated the practice of Yoga and Prime Minister Modi's efforts to bring the practice on the global map. Indian batsman Suresh Raina performs Yoga. According to AYUSH ministry officials, the maximum gathering was witnessed at the Red Fort lawns in which of 50,000 people participated. Events were also held in hundreds of other places, including in West Bengal, Odisha, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Chandigarh.


Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos

Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos

In the testimony, Comey confirmed he wrote the memos documenting his conversations with Trump because the ex-FBI director was "honestly concerned that [the president] might lie". "This Comey memo should be released forthwith and, frankly, the president can and should order its immediate release". Under sworn questioning, Comey has veered off the topic of President Trump and Russian Federation and revealed several damning incidents in which his predecessor's administration politically ...