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Stories for June 15th 2017

  • Thursday, June 15th 2017 - 11:15 UTC

    Liberation Day Reception, London Gratitude for the Past, Hope for the Future

    FCO Sir Alan Duncan MP, FIG Representative Sukey Cameron MBE and Hon. Mrs. Jan Cheek MLA.

    Falkland Islanders and their supporters met in London on the 13th of June for the annual Liberation Day Reception. This time it was special - it marked the 35th anniversary of the war. Guest of honour was Sir Alan Duncan, just re-appointed as Foreign Office Minister with responsibility for the Falklands; this was his first outside engagement.

  • Thursday, June 15th 2017 - 02:19 UTC

    Clarin daily owner Ernestina Herrera de Noble dies at age 92

    Ernestina Herrera led a growing daily newspaper into becoming a media giant in Argentina.

    Ernestina Herrera de Noble, widow of Buenos Aires daily Clarin's founder Roberto Noble, died Wednesday in Buenos Aires, the newspaper's online edition announced. Herrera took over as publisher when her husband, who had started the business in 1945, passed away in 1969.

  • Thursday, June 15th 2017 - 01:40 UTC

    Lousiana Rep. Scalise among those shot at congressional baseball team practice

    Rep. Steve Scalise (left) is a “patriot and a fighter,” in President Trump's words

    House Majority Floor Leader of the United States Congress -a position commonly referred to as “Whip”- Steve Scalise (R) was among those wounded Wednesday morning when members of the congressional baseball team where fired at as they were practicing on a field in Alexandria, Virginia. The sole gunman was identified as James T. Hodgkinson, aged 66. He was shot by police and later died of his wounds, President Donald Trump announced.