EU warns Britain on life after Brexit

Britain got its first taste Wednesday of a future outside the EU as Europe’s leaders met without premier David Cameron and warned London it must accept EU migrants to win access to the bloc’s free trade zone. The heads of government, meeting without a British representative for the first time in 40 years, said in a statement that Britain would … Continua a leggere

Obama to campaign with Clinton

President Barack Obama will campaign with presumptive Democratic White House nominee Hillary Clinton for the first time next Tuesday, as a new poll shows a tightening race with Republican Donald Trump. The Democratic pair is scheduled to visit Charlotte, in the swing state of North Carolina, where they will “discuss building on the progress we’ve made and their vision for … Continua a leggere

Wimbledon Lookahead: Some players

While Novak Djokovic — he of the 30-match Grand Slam winning streak — and Roger Federer can relax and enjoy their places in Wimbledon’s third round, there are more than two dozen players still stuck in the opening round. That includes eight women who enter Thursday without having played a single point in the grass-court tournament thanks to plenty of … Continua a leggere

London stocks wipe out post-Brexit

US stocks joined a European rally for a second straight day Wednesday as fears abated about Britain’s vote to exit the European Union and its impact on the global economy. London share prices surged, wiping clean post-Brexit result losses. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 closed well over three percent higher and above its level on the June 23 Brexit referendum. Paris … Continua a leggere

Two bodies found in area burned

Two bodies were found on Wednesday in a rural area of San Diego County left charred by a major wildfire, sheriff’s officials said, as firefighters increasingly gained control over a larger blaze that also killed two people in central California. The remains were discovered on private property in the Potrero area that had been subject to a mandatory evacuation order … Continua a leggere

Home-grown militants and ex-major

Early in June, a man walked into the Dhaka premises of the Ramakrishna Mission, a Hindu center for spirituality and learning in the Bangladesh capital, and delivered a handwritten note warning of an attack by Islamic State. Days later, armed policemen were sitting inside the mission’s compound among orange-robed monks, the gates outside were closed and fewer people than normal … Continua a leggere

Savage storm pummels eastern

A violent storm in eastern China that packed gale-force winds and hail killed 98 people and injured hundreds as it flattened power lines, overturned cars and ripped roofs off houses in Jiangsu province. The storm, which included a tornado, struck mid-afternoon on Thursday near Yancheng city, a few hours’ drive north of China’s commercial capital Shanghai, the Ministry of Civil … Continua a leggere

Sinn Fein calls for Irish unity

Northern Ireland’s deputy leader Martin McGuinness called for a vote to unite the two sides of the Irish border on Friday, as stocks tumbled and the damaging economic and political fallout from Britain’s decision to quit the EU were immediately felt. Ireland has the EU’s fastest-growing economy but also more to lose than any other member state from Brexit with … Continua a leggere

Sen. Susan Collins, armed

Every senator knew that the four gun-control measures brought up post-Orlando were going down in a partisan duel on the Senate floor on Monday. So Susan Collins, the moderate Republican from Maine, came armed for compromise. There she stood in her pale yellow suit, easily visible and strategically positioned near a door where Republicans enter the chamber – but also … Continua a leggere