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Queen's Speech: Fox hunting return plans 'kicked' out

It's an event normally marked by pomp and tradition. Beyond Brexit, the plan included a promise to pay more attention to public concerns about austerity, but did not alter the government's commitment to bring down the budget deficit. The 91-year-old monarch carried on with her royal duties at the ceremonial opening of the new Parliament despite the announcement that her husband, Prince Philip, had been hospitalized.


Cindy could bring life-threatening flash floods

Cindy could bring life-threatening flash floods

In response, rain chances will decrease Friday and Saturday to just pop-up showers before a cold front pushes through the area later this weekend which will cause a few more thunderstorms to form by Sunday and Monday, and then dry out by Tuesday.


As Brexit talks begin, Europe sees economic upswing over UK

As Brexit talks begin, Europe sees economic upswing over UK

Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to Polish counterpart Beata Szydlo about the negotiations, telling her she wanted a "deep and special partnership that supports a strong and prosperous EU" and stressing her commitment to a deal on the rights of European Union citizens.


India converges to celebrate Int'l Yoga Day

India converges to celebrate Int'l Yoga Day

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag performing Yoga. In the run up to International Yoga Day , which is observed today and its third year, events across the country have been taking place with local governments in small towns staging yoga events in innovative fashion.



Britain's Prince Philip, 96, in hospital with infection

The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital for treatment for an infection, forcing him to miss the Queen's historic Brexit speech. Prince Charles escorted the queen to the event, taking over the duties that would normally be reserved for his father.


Former homeland secretary says FBI delayed notification of cyber hack

Former homeland secretary says FBI delayed notification of cyber hack

The official didn't specify which states but clarified that the hack didn't alter vote counts. According to a release from King's office, King questioned the DHS Acting Undersecretary of the National Protection and Programs Directorate and the DHS Acting Director of Office of Intelligence and Analysis' Cyber Division about how the federal government is helping state and local officials to protect their elections systems.