Trump on UK visit: ‘People had never seen the Queen have a better time’

US president claims he had automatic chemistry with the British monarch The US president, Donald Trump, has boasted about having automatic chemistry with the Queen during his state visit to the UK. Trump, during an interview with Fox News, said people had noticed how well he and the Queen had connected. He said: The meeting with the Queen was incredible. I think I can say I really got to know her because I sat with her many times and we had automatic chemistry, you will understand that feeling. Its a good feeling. But shes a spectacular woman. When asked by the broadcasters Laura Ingraham if he fist-bumped the Queen, Trump said: I did not, but I had a great relationship, …

Senedd presiding officer accused of bias

AMs in Plaid Cymru, and some in Labour, complained that the group had no democratic mandate having not fought an election under a Brexit Party banner. The presiding officer – or Llywydd – gave permission for it to go ahead, and an attempt to stop the group from forming went nowhere. Brexit Party Senedd group becomes official Assembly members join forces with Farage Bid to stop Brexit Party group fails The assembly’s presiding officer is equivalent to the speaker of the House of Commons – overseeing the conduct of debates and the business of the Senedd chamber. But unlike the Commons, presiding officers in the assembly have remained members of their political parties. Opposition party groups are able to nominate …

Brother of London Bridge killer ‘sorry’

These “created the disgust in my brother’s heart to the place which gave my brother safety,” Mr Butt, a youth worker, said, adding: “Only God knows what he was thinking… We were from the same womb but we are different people.” Butt, 27, and two accomplices mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge with a rented van before stabbing people in nearby Borough Market on 3 June 2017. All three men were shot dead by police less than 10 minutes after the violence began. London Bridge attack: What happened Victims of the London Bridge attack Mr Butt told the inquest: “Sorry. Sorry from the depths of my heart, and on behalf of my family. “If I could turn back time I …

Blow to Swedish prosecutors in Assange case

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSwedish prosecutor reopened a rape investigation after Assange’s arrest A Swedish judge has rejected a request to detain Julian Assange in absentia, complicating hopes to extradite him from the UK. Prosecutors said Assange had not co-operated with their investigation into a 2010 allegation of rape against the Wikileaks founder, and so should be remotely held for questioning. This would have allowed them to move forward with steps to extradite him. But the judge rejected the motion, as Assange is already detained in the UK. Detention in absentia is an ordinary procedure in Swedish law if a person is abroad or in hiding, and would allow the prosecution to issue a European Arrest …

Trump visit divides crowds at the palace

“You’re leaders over here and we’re leaders in our part of the world – this visit should make us both stronger,” he said. Image caption Tony and Jennifer Holdcroft, from Stoke, were unimpressed with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s criticism of Mr Trump Mr Holdcroft added: “At the end of the day, why shouldn’t he come? All these people dissing him are dissing our Queen because she’s the one who invited him. “He has been invited as the president of America, not as Donald Trump.” While Mr Trump was being received by the Queen inside the palace, 100m away – in Green Park – the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery began putting on a show of their own. With the …

M4 relief road expected to be dropped

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionM4: What could you spend £1.4bn on? Speculation is building that First Minister Mark Drakeford will scrap plans for a £1.4bn M4 relief road south of Newport. Transport expert Prof Stuart Cole has questioned how it could go ahead after the Welsh Government declared a climate emergency. One Labour AM, Alun Davies, said he was assuming the first minister would not back the scheme. The decision is expected to be announced on Tuesday. Since the UK government announced borrowing powers for the Welsh Government, ministers have pursued building a new six-lane motorway south of Newport, re-opening proposals that date as far back as 1991. Image copyright BBC/Google Image caption The proposed relief …

Raptors fan sets off 3 a.m. fireworks outside Warriors hotel prior to Game 1

Gregory Shamus/Pool Photo via AP) (The Raptors beat the Warriors 118 to 109.) The fireworks prank appears to have fallen flat with the team, though, who said they must have been too high up in the hotel to hear anything, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. “Damn I think we were too high up In The sky to hear those,” Kevin Durant commented on Instagram. “Weak a– fireworks,” teammate Quinn Cook wrote. “We ain’t hear that s—.” CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The Raptors ended up beating the Warriors 118 to 109. Trending in Sports Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Dad loses eye, part of nose after common symptom leads to cancer diagnosis

Graeme said he and his doctor initially thought his watery eye was a symptom of conjunctivitis or “dry eye.”  (Caters News Agency) He claims even doctors initially thought it was a dry eye condition before realizing it was cancer. WOMAN CLAIMS BOTCHED ACRYLIC NAIL JOB NEARLY COST HER A FINGER: ‘I’LL NEVER GET MY NAILS DONE AGAIN’ Graeme, a physiotherapist, was eventually diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his nasal lining in 2011, which he has dubbed “The Alien”. Since then, he has undergone almost 30 operations and now wears a prosthetic face-piece to help him breathe. “When doctors told me that they needed to remove part of my nose to get rid of the cancer, they said there was a …

San Francisco Dungeon launching ‘Rat Bar’ pop-up where you can pay to drink with live rodents

The tourist hot spot known for its interactive tours through history, featuring live actors and thrilling special effects, is opening its Rat Bar as the “next iteration of what the Department of Public Health” will allow, according to a press release. (The San Francisco Dungeon) ZIP LINE SET UP AT EIFFEL TOWER FOR THRILL-SEEKERS The tourist hot spot known for its interactive tours through history, featuring live actors and thrilling special effects, is opening its Rat Bar as the “next iteration of what the Department of Public Health” will allow, according to a press release. The Dungeon had previously offered a tour with something called a “Rat Café.” “Let’s be honest — pastries and coffee were nice and all when we …

Scientists call for zero emissions law

UK ‘can cut emissions to nearly zero’ Climate change: Where we are in seven charts Attenborough fears climate ‘catastrophe’ Among the signatories are emeritus professor Joanna Haigh from Imperial College London, Myles Allen from Oxford University, Sir Brian Hoskins, who chairs the Grantham Institute on Climate Change, and Professor Dame Julia Slingo, former chief scientist at the Met Office. They said Mrs May could make “a powerful statement of global leadership”, which would compare to Margaret Thatcher’s intervention 30 years ago when she became the first leader of a major nation to call for a United Nations climate change treaty. Related Topics Environment Greenhouse gas emissions Climate change Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

‘Coercive’ husband battered wife to death

However, Mr Evans said Ms Hussain “did not want them to report it to the police or to others outside the family”. “She feared that the defendant would be deported. “She also feared the shame that, in her mind, such revelations would bring.” Related Topics London Ilford Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Trump: Johnson and Farage are good guys

Mr Trump praised Mr Farage’s “big victory” in the European elections, in which the Brexit Party received 32% of UK votes. He described both Mr Farage and Mr Johnson, who is among 11 contenders to replace Mrs May as Conservative leader, as “big powers” adding: “I think they have done a good job.” Asked if he supported them, Mr Trump relied: “Well, I like them. They are friends of mine but I haven’t thought about supporting them. “Maybe it’s not my business to support people, but I have a lot of respect for both of those men.” The president’s visit to the UK last year prompted tens of thousands of people to protest in London. Related Topics Boris Johnson Donald …

More than 34 million people could see severe weather Wednesday

(CNN)As people cleaned up tornado debris in hard-hit sections of several states, tens of millions braced Wednesday afternoon for more bad weather. “The increased potential for severe thunderstorms may create dangerous travel conditions this evening,” said Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito. Tornado warnings popped up Wednesday afternoon in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma and Texas. Brent Kay Maynard said he had just walked out of a building when he saw a tornado from the parking lot of Mabank High School in Mabank, Texas, southeast of Dallas. Dozens of homes gone, Kansas mayor says Parts of Kansas and Pennsylvania are recovering from another terrifying evening of tornadoes — the 13th consecutive day that twisters have struck the US. A …

Actor Ashton Kutcher testifies in the “Hollywood Ripper” murder trial

(CNN)In 2001, actor Ashton Kutcher was pursuing a dating relationship with Ashley Ellerin when she became one of Michael Gargiulo’s alleged murder victims. On Wednesday, Kutcher took the stand in the so-called “Hollywood Ripper” case to tell his story of what happened that night. Kutcher said he last spoke to Ellerin around 8:24 p.m. on February 21 to tell her he was running late. Ellerin was using a friend’s phone because she said that hers was not working properly. He remembers the exact time because of the state of their phones.

GOP Tax Law Doing Little For The Economy, Even Less For Workers: Congressional Study

The sweeping tax law Republicans enacted in late 2017 is definitely not paying for itself and has not significantly boosted the economy or increased wages, the non-partisan Congressional Research Service said in a report. But in line with what critics cautioned, the measure triggered a wave of corporate stock buybacks that benefited investors more than anybody else, according to the new study. “While evidence does indicate significant repurchases of shares, either from tax cuts or repatriated revenues, relatively little was directed to paying worker bonuses, which had been announced by some firms,” CRS economic policy experts Jane Gravelle and Donald Maples . The research service is an in-house think tank for members of Congress, offering authoritative, non-partisan policy and economic …