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Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, N.Ireland crisis

Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, N.Ireland crisis

In a phone call with Mrs May, the outgoing Irish prime minister, Enda Kenny, indicated his concern that her deal with the DUP would "put the Good Friday Agreement at risk", a spokesman for Mr Kenny said. Founded in 1971, the Belfast-based DUP has always been a strong advocate of Northern Ireland remaining part of the UK. Previous Northern Ireland executives have wanted to bring it down to 12.5% to match the corresponding rate in the Irish Republic.


Lift blockade first for talks to begin, says Qatar

Lift blockade first for talks to begin, says Qatar

Qatar earlier on Monday dismissed the accusations against it as a " publicity stunt " aimed exclusively at sulllying its image and reputation. Qatar's diplomatic isolation could last years and its Gulf rivals will not lift sanctions until it abandons its alleged support for jihadists, a United Arab Emirates minister said on Monday.


Eid al-Fitr in Jerusalem

Eid al-Fitr in Jerusalem

On the occasion of the advent of Eid Al-Fitr, HM King Mohammed VI, sent messages of congratulations to the Heads of State of the Islamic countries, expressing to them His honest wishes for health and happiness and to their brotherly peoples further progress and prosperity.



Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

At this point, it's hard to determine how much, if any, of Cindy's remnants will factor into tri-state weather this weekend, but it appears some rain connected to the tropical storm will soak much of the tri-state region through the first part of the day Friday.


Comatose US Student Freed by North Korea Has Severe Brain Injury

Comatose US Student Freed by North Korea Has Severe Brain Injury

While botulism does cause nerve damage, despite numerous tests on Otto since his return on Tuesday, no evidence of botulism has been discovered. But they could not definitively say what could have caused such an event, saying they had found no signs of a botulism infection - the explanation given by the North Korean regime for how the young man fell into a coma.



Dennis Rodman Says We're All Misunderstanding Kim Jong

Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) denied that North Korea cruelly treated or tortured Otto Warmbier and accused the United States and South Korea of a smear campaign . Medical tests performed once Warmbier was back in OH revealed that he had suffered severe neurological damage, possibly due to a heart attack - which would be consistent with the newer North Korean statement.