Leo Varadkar has paid tribute to Irish-America for “changing the future of Ireland”.
The Taoiseach had warm words for US Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying her statement in support of Ireland last year during Brexit negotiations had been heard in London, Washington, Paris, Berlin and Brussels, and had “made a difference”.
Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue recently praised President Donald Trump in a visit to the White House. The move angered shoppers. Prominent Hispanic American leaders called for a boycott of Goya products. On "Fox & Friends," Unanue said "it was good to talk to some friends," and he called the boycott movement "suppression of speech." President Trump is unpopular among Hispanic Americans. He's trailing Joe Biden by 36% among Latinos.
Since June 1st America has been consumed with anti-racism protests. Now, over a month later, the protests show no signs of slowing down. Yahoo! reports a new Monmouth poll shows conservative Americans are now growing tired of the protests. Close to 4 in 10 Republicans told Monmouth researchers at the start of last month that protesters’ anger was justified. That number fell by more than half in the new poll, with just 15% of Republicans saying so.
On Monday, Sen. John Kennedy issued a grave warning to Americans if Joe Biden is elected president in November. Kennedy appeared on the Fox News show Hannity. “The vice president says he will transform America. He will and the American people will pay a fearsome price." Kennedy said that Biden’s foreign policy is “hugs and hot cocoa” for America’s enemies. “Build a fallout shelter. You’ll need it. Weakness invites the wolves.”
(CNN) As Americans head into a holiday weekend in the shadow of a ravaging coronavirus pandemic, some governors are rethinking their stance on face coverings after days of record infections. Coronavirus has killed more than 128,000 people and infected over 2.7 million nationwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. Infection rates are rising in 36 states, with patients rapidly filling hospitals across the South and West.
Leo Varadkar launched a Government campaign to encourage people to wear face coverings on buses and trains and other public transport in Ireland as more shops begin to open. Mr Varadkar called for the public to use face masks in places where social distancing is difficult, including public transport, crowded indoor places or when visiting the home of someone who has been cocooning.
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The Irish Government has announced an acceleration of the country's lockdown exit plan. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said phase two of the roadmap would be triggered on Monday as scheduled. But he said a series of other measures, originally envisaged for later phases of the plan, would also be given the green light from next week.
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During her weekly press briefing on Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the Supreme Court ruling allowing various financial records of the President to be turned over to a grand jury as part of a criminal investigation as"not good news" for Trump.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House of Representative won’t impeach AAttorney General Bill Barr. According to Business Insider, Barr is set to testify before the House in July. Two Department of Justice whistleblowers testified before the House Judiciary Committee. They said Barr has been involved in improper political interference. Pelosi said: "Anyone who saw that testimony will know that Barr is a mess and a disgrace to the Department of Justice."
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide shows President Donald Trump is unfit and unprepared to be president and Democrats will continue oversight of his behavior.
Speaking as the newly-elected Taoiseach of the 33rd Irish parliament, Micheal Martin said to be elected to serve as Taoiseach “is one of the greatest honours which anyone can receive”.Mr Martin will lead a three-party coalition consisting of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party.It is the first time in history that former Civil War rivals Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have governed together.
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These aircraft look as if they are flying very near the moon and sun. The mind-boggling photographs are a clever perspective trick captured by amateur astronomer & photographer Sebastien Lebrigand, who lives outside Paris. The 45-year-old electrician's backyard position 30kms from Charles de Gaulle Airport allows him to patiently wait for aircraft perfectly line up with the moon & sun. He uses a telescope with his camera to be able to shoot amazing close-ups. A special filter allows him to capture the sun without damaging his eyesight.
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The Union Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju on July 03 said that the ministry will launch Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Junior to groom young athletes for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. "We're going to start TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) for juniors too. If we identify 10 to 12-yr-old talents today, government will take care of them, so they'll be ready for 2024 Paris and 2028 Los Angeles Olympics," said Kiren Rijiju at a video conference 'Fit India talks'. Rijiju said that the junior scheme is part of the efforts to ensure that India finishes in the top 10 of the rankings at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.
It's the first visit of the German Chancellor to Brussels since Germany took the reins of the EU Council presidency. She is addressing MEPs who want a bigger role in budget talks. She is hoping to get a deal, which includes the parliament's approval, on the trillion-euro recovery package.View on euronews
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Protest demonstrations were held in Balochistan and Europe on Sunday against the forceful abduction of Baloch political leaders and intellectuals by Pakistan intelligence agencies. In Quetta city of Balochistan province, a protest demonstration was held by the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons in to demand the release of abducted Dr Deen Mohammad Baloch and Dr Akbar Marri. Similarly, to mark the 11 years of Dr Deen Mohammad Baloch's abduction The Baloch National Movement, a pro Independence Party of Balochistan protested in Berlin city of Germany. The protesters also raised the issue of abductions, Pakistani oppression and gross human rights violations in Balochistan. The protesters also raised slogans against the abduction of Dr Deen Jan and demanded his immediate releases along with other Baloch missing persons.
Berlin is warning other EU members to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, believing positions are far apart and time too short for an agreement. That's according to an internal government document seen by Reuters. Lucy Fielder reports.
Leo Varadkar has defended ordering "drastic" measures against coronavirus in Ireland. Schools, colleges and childcare centres across the Republic are to close for two weeks in an unprecedented lockdown..
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