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Fine Gael set to announce new leader

Varadkar represents a few historic firsts for Ireland: He'll be the country's first openly gay taoiseach , which is essentially the prime minister. But the grassroots members of Fine Gael only carry around a quarter of the final vote while the votes of TDs are roughly 400 times more valuable. The new Taoiseach is not expected to be formally confirmed until June 13 when the Dail resumes following a week-long break.



Trump to announce USA pullout from climate accord

That's what the top House Democrat is calling President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the USA from a historic climate agreement. But he indicated that was hardly a priority. In a jibe at the US administration, Juncker told the audience at an event of the Confederation of German Employers in Berlin that "not everything that is written in worldwide agreements is fake news".



Officials urge Canadians in London to exercise caution after terror attacks

Saturday's attack occurred just days ahead of a June 8 United Kingdom parliamentary election that has tightened unexpectedly in recent days , and weeks after a suicide bomber left more than 20 people dead at a concert in Manchester . One, Holly Jones , told the BBC a white van veered off the road and struck as many as six people. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said on LBC: "My respect for the emergency services increases each additional day that I am the mayor of London ".


Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

The second marker brought the four-time Ballon d'Or victor to 600 goals for club and country , including a record 105 in the Champions League. At least 1,000 people were injured, as a panicked crowd stormed through downtown Turin that had gathered at Piazza San Carlo to watch the Champions League final against Real Madrid .



On climate change, John Kerry compares Trump to OJ Simpson

The NBC journalist pointed to a passage from the Financial Times in which Kerry had dismissed concerns that a Republican president could simply pull out of the deal because the Republicans had 'eliminated themselves from contention in the general election, ' due to their approach to issues like climate change.