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Obama on Brexit: US respects vote of British people

Barack Obama and Angela Merkel agreed to reiterate commitment to strong North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ties following Brexit during the upcoming alliance summit in Poland, the White House said in a press release on Friday. On Friday, the president took a softer tone about the future of the United Kingdom, offering reassurance to both the United Kingdom and the EU. The US president said that while Britain will continue to be an "indispensable" ally, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will ...

Scotland likely to seek independence after EU vote, first minister says

The majority in England and Wales voted to leave. A border poll can only be called by the region's Secretary of State in circumstances where there is clear evidence of a public opinion swing towards Irish unity. Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams, a Co Louth TD, travelled to Belfast to give his reaction to the vote . But First Minister Arlene Foster, who is pro-Britain, says it won't be happening.

Final surveys show United Kingdom to stay with the EU — BREXIT

Top anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, said June 23 should "go down in our history as our independence day". With Scotland also voting in favour of European Union membership, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said a second independence referendum was "highly likely".

Cibulkova wins Eastbourne final for her 2nd title this year

Cibulkova dominated a scrappy match littered with unforced errors from her towering opponent. Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic and 2010 champion Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation won third-round matches that had been suspended overnight.

DoD Holds Trilateral Discussion on North Korean Missile Launch

North Korea this week conducted its most successful tests to date of a powerful home-grown missile it hopes will one day be capable of launching nuclear attacks on the United States mainland. The North has publicly displayed an ICBM, called the KN-08, which uses the same engine technology as the Musudan but has never been test-fired. However, Jeon said it would not be meaningful to discuss whether it was a success because it was not a normal flight.

Pound collapses on Brexit win amid warnings of worse to come

Scots previously voted to remain part of the United Kingdom in a referendum in late 2014 in a tightly contested race, but that was partly because they were anxious that separation from the United Kingdom would have resulted in their ejection from the EU.

No 'magic bullet' against jihadist propaganda, Lynch says

As for victims and their families, Lynch said the DOJ had partnered with local officials to set up "a Family Assistance Center". "The Department of Justice is also determined to do anything we can to help this community heal, recover and become whole", she said during an afternoon news conference at the U.S.

Somalia hotel attack death toll rises to 15

Police Col. Mohamed Abdulkadir told CNN up to 25 people were also wounded in the vehicle bombing and gun attack on the Nas Hablod hotel Saturday. The attack began at 4:30 pm (11:30 pm AEST) with a powerful blast followed by heavy gunfire, an AFP journalist and a witness said.

Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria in same WCup qualifying group

Zambia, who have never qualified to the FIFA World Cup, have been drawn in Grouo B, for many, the group of death on the road to the Moscow finals. However, the tables have been turned in the 24 months since the last World Cup, and it is Nigeria and Algeria whose outlooks are bleakest.

Markets use the bookmakers to gauge Brexit sentiment

After such a huge move this week, any bounce in sterling on the back of a win for the "remain" camp could be prove to be short-lived. The pound has rallied against the dollar while the FTSE 100 soared by 2% on opening in the wake of polls suggesting "Remain" ahead in the run-up to Thursday's Brexit vote.

The Starvation Deaths in a Nigerian Refugee Camp

The doctors referred 16 emaciated children at risk of dying to their special feeding centre in Maiduguri. " We are treating malnourished children in medical facilities in Maiduguri and see the trauma on the faces of our patients who have witnessed and survived many horrors ", Ms Hatim said.

At least 4 tornado touchdowns confirmed in northern Illinois

The two most powerful twisters were categorized as EF-2, with winds of about 115 miles per hour. Its maximum width was about four football fields wide. Officials also planned to request a survey of the damage by air, although a dense fog advisory was in effect for much of northern IL early Thursday. In northern and central IN, almost 30,000 homes and businesses were without power early Thursday morning.

Trump visits United Kingdom, says Brexit 'a great thing'

The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has praised the British public, saying they “took back control of their country” by voting to leave the EU. "We believe American families are going to see the results of the vote today and ask themselves if they're looking for economic uncertainty, risky and unsafe propositions", Sullivan said, "or whether they want somebody who can be a steady hand".

Connolly to dine with immigrants after court deadlock

But after the Supreme Court's tie vote on immigration Thursday, company executives and labor leaders united to call on Congress to settle the issue. "The decision by the Supreme Court is not an affirmation of either position". She met the deadline for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or DACA - before the President's expanded measure to include more children and Deferred Action for Parent Arrivals - also known as DAPA .

Donald Trump promises conservative Christians that he'll protect their religious freedom

In the speech, Trump promised to give churches more freedom to work in politics without risking their tax exemption. The reporting has been all over the place on Trump's support among Christians with some polls saying he is winning the religious vote, others saying he is only treading water, and still others saying he is losing Christians.

R.I.P. Ralph Stanley

Their hits included White Dove and The Lonesome River/I'm a Man of Constant Sorrow , the traditional song which they popularised in 1951. Ralph Stanley , the legendary banjo player who helped establish the bluegrass music genre died tonight.

European Union referendum result: Britain's place in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will 'remain unchanged'

Before elections in Scotland in May this year, the dominant Scottish National Party said: "We believe that the Scottish parliament should have the right to hold another referendum if there is clear and sustained evidence that independence has become the preferred option of a majority of the Scottish people - or if there is a significant and material change in the circumstances that prevailed in 2014, such as Scotland being taken out of the European Union against our will".

Massive crowd swarms Cleveland for Cavs' NBA title parade

Following a parade choked to a crawl by a massive crowd, after proclamations, speeches and fanfare, Cleveland watched a symbolic passing of the trophy - and the torch. Watching the way that LeBron brought his team together to play defense resembling an amoeba made me appreciate LeBron James more than I ever had before.

Police driver acquitted in Freddie Gray case

Officer Edward M. Nero was acquitted of all charges by Williams last month. During the trial the defense argued that the neck and spinal cord injury occurred simultaneously in a "catastrophic" moment before arriving at the police station.

Johnson begins final push to win backing for Brexit

David Cameron, Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron are addressing rallies arguing the United Kingdom will be better off and safer with a Remain vote in tomorrow's poll. Responding to a question about workers' rights, Ms Leadsom, for Leave, said the United Kingdom had led the way on workers' rights, not the EU. "I can't understand how the Government of this great country has gone around saying that Britain couldn't cope outside the European Union".