European Union leaders have unanimously agreed the negotiating guidelines for Brexit talks with UK will be "firm and fair," and will begin on June 8th after the UK general election. As The BBC reports, EU officials said leaders burst into applause as the negotiating stance was waved through, with the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, proudly proclaiming: "we are ready... we are together."
With one week to go until the runoff round in the French presidential elections, Marine Le Pen - materially lagging her rival Macron according to daily polls - on Saturday chose defeated first-round candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as her prime minister, in an attempt to court his voters and help her defeat her opponent.
US troops and armored vehicles have been deploying along the Syrian-Turkish border, days after a Turkish airstrike killed 20 U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters. The US involvement is meant to send "a message of reassurance for the Kurds and almost a warning message." It also may lead to military conflict between the US and Turkey.
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Groups from across the political spectrum (from Bikers-for-Trump to Antifa) gathered in various spots across Berkeley this afternoon to protest/discuss the now-canceled Ann Coulter event. While events are peaceful for now, two antifa protesters have been arrested and 100s of police are on the scene.
Tens of thousands of Canadian clients of Shaw are suffering what appears to be a nationwide loss of internet, cable and phone services. According to the outage map below, the service interruption is widespread and has impacted most Canadian metropolitan centers.