Jun 21 2017
Almost a year to the day since Britons voted on the 23 June referendum to leave its main trading partner, and nearly three months since Prime Minister Theresa May set off a two-year countdown to Brexit in March 2019, May's entire approach has been called into question after a disastrous election performance on 8 June. "First for citizens, also for beneficiaries of European Union policies and the impact on borders", Barnier said as the talks began. "My clear view, and I believe the view of the majority of people in Britain, is that we should prioritize protecting jobs, protecting economic growth, protecting prosperity as we enter those negotiations and take them forward", Hammond said.
"We launch negotiations in a positive and constructive tone, determined to build a strong and special partnership between ourselves and our European allies and friends in the future". A spokesperson for the UK's Brexit department said it expected both phases of the negotiations "to be agreed alongside each other", but did not deny that the talks would focus initially on divorce issues, including agreeing the UK's financial obligations.
European Union leaders have given chief Brussels negotiator Michel Barnier no authority to so much as talk about future trade with Britain until he clinches outline deals on Brussels' priority issues, including London's exit bill.
He wouldn't be drawn on whether he supported Britain's continued membership in the single market and said Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government will negotiate in a "pragmatic" manner, striving for a solution that works for both sides. Only when there is "sufficient progress" does the European Union want to look at creating a new relationship with Britain on things like trade and migration.
Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Open record for the lowest first-round score in relation to par and there was as a sea of red on the leaderboard. The tempestuous Spaniard was a trendy pick to win this week, but the ebbs and flows of Erin Hills gave him fits.
Dem calls for House inquiry into foreign payments to Trump hotel
They say the Trump Hotel in the nation's capital affects business in the Washington area. Racine are Democrats , they said the lawsuit was not a partisan action.
US oil production seen thwarting OPEC effort to boost prices
West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell almost 4 percent, plunging to a five-week low below $45 a barrel, following the report. Saudi inventories rose to 267.854 million barrels in March from 264.704 million in February, according to official data.
According to reports from Press Association (PA), a spokesperson for the UK's Department for Exiting the European Union (EU) said the first aim was to move ahead on securing the rights of EU citizens in the United Kingdom and UK citizens living in the EU and "end the anxiety facing four million citizens".
Merkel said she wanted the talks to be conducted "in a good spirit" and that Britain's position would become evident in the coming months.
Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain a year ago voted to end its decades-old membership of the 28-country bloc - the first country ever to do so - in a shock referendum result.
The fact Mr Davis agreed to an agenda on Monday that will see him and British officials spend some seven hours in the European Union executive's headquarters discussing who will talk to whom when and about what has come as a relief to some European Union negotiators.
No deal would be "very, very bad" for Britain, Hammond said, but worse would be a deal "deliberately structured to punish us, to suck the lifeblood out of our economy".
"The most important thing for us is to look to the horizon, raise our eyes to the horizon". "Of course one can think about a common finance minister if the conditions are in place and if we do not mutualise in the wrong areas", she said.
Jun 21 2017
Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation
The transition, a nonprofit structurally separate from the Trump campaign, continues to operate with a small staff. The official demanded anonymity because the official was not authorized to be named discussing the deliberations.
Jun 20 2017
Curbs on Disparaging Trademarks Thrown Out by US Supreme Court
The protections include blocking the sale of counterfeit merchandise and working to pursue a brand development strategy. Today's decision will have implications for Washington's football team, whose name is now a dictionary-defined slur.
Jun 19 2017
Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Around 1,600 firefighters have been desperately battling wildfires that broke out in central Portugal early Sunday morning. The blaze on Saturday hit the mountainous area of Pedrogao Grande amid an intense heat wave and rainless thunderstorms.
Jun 19 2017
Republicans Divided as Trump Reverses Some Obama Cuba Policy
White House officials also said it's the category most ripe for abuse, with Americans using it to skirt the tourism ban. Trump on Saturday flew for the first time to Camp David, the government-owned retreat in Maryland's Catoctin Mountains.
Jun 19 2017
Theresa May offers support package for London fire victims
During her visit - which lasted less than an hour - she also spoke to volunteers and community leaders at St Clement's Church. Alongside both police and fire investigations into the blaze, she has promised to set up a public inquiry.
Jun 19 2017
President Trump tweets confirmation he's under investigation
Mueller served as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation under the Bush and Obama administrations from 2001 to 2013. If the dominos continue to fall, one of five assistant attorneys general or the solicitor general would assume the role.
Jun 16 2017
DC police to charge 12 Turkish security agents
Nine people were injured, with several going to the hospital for treatment of head injuries, broken teeth, deep cuts and bruises. Ankara told the U.S. ambassador that the decision to issue the warrants was "wrong" and "unacceptable", Anadolu Agency reported.
Jun 16 2017
Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice
Trump is not the only one under scrutiny, Barrett said: Investigators are also looking into the finances of Trump associates. The NSA said in a statement that the "NSA will fully cooperate with the special counsel".
Jun 16 2017
Paddy Barnes: I'd love to see Conor McGregor knock out Floyd Mayweather
Mayweather will come off a two-year retirement in a bout that McGregor has been pushing for almost that long. Honestly, did you expect anything less from Sheri's Ranch for an event being tabbed "The Money Fight? ".
Jun 15 2017
Trump Renominates Rosenworcel to FCC Commissioner
Trump announced his intention to nominate Rosenworcel late Tuesday, and Pai was quick to voice his support for the move. Pai is reportedly considering Brendan Carr , now the acting FCC general counsel and a former staffer in Pai's office.
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