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So it Begins: Brexit Talks to Focus 1st on Orderly Exit

So it Begins: Brexit Talks to Focus 1st on Orderly Exit

Barnier said there will be one week of negotiations every month and the two sides will use the time in between to work out proposals. Mr Barnier made clear that Brussels intends to stick to its timetable of dealing with the terms of Britain's "orderly" withdrawal before moving on to discussing future trade relations.


Heat Wave Is Too Much for Aircraft in Phoenix

Heat Wave Is Too Much for Aircraft in Phoenix

State power officials have projected near record electricity demands for at least the next two days as temperatures soar to record heights in many areas of California . The forecast calls for a high of 118 on Monday and 120 on Tuesday in Phoenix. The director of the Arizona Burn Center said second- and third-degree burns from touching hot items are common in the extreme heat.


Doctor says Rep. Scalise remains critical, but vital signs stable

Doctor says Rep. Scalise remains critical, but vital signs stable

Representatives on both teams chose to go forward with the game, which got underway at 7 p.m. This year, lawmakers turned baseball players, will take the field in front of more fans than usual. Scalise is a member of the team and had been fielding balls at second base in preparation for the game when he was shot. He's been undergoing repeat surgeries.



Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter jet for the first time. And that disagreement has constrained American leaders, who've made clear that any US military activity in Syria avoid provoking an open confrontation between the USA and Russian Federation, the world's two greatest nuclear powers.



Virginia Muslim girl found dead near mosque

Police announced earlier in the day that they were not investigating the slaying as a hate crime , which provoked deep skepticism among some American Muslims . "With regard to this case, I am confident justice will be served", she said at the news conference. At about 5:15 a.m., a patrol officer noticed Torres vehicle matched the description of the suspect and he was taken into custody.


Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin

Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin

Brussels has vowed it will not begin trade talks until it is paid - but Theresa May has said they must start immediately and occur at the same time . In carefully choreographed talks that even saw the two men exchange mountaineering gifts, they agreed to discuss divorce issues before negotiations on a future trade deal can start.