• UK Election: British PM Theresa May Under Pressure After Shock Vote
UK Election: British PM Theresa May Under Pressure After Shock Vote

The 10 DUP MPs could prove crucial in supporting the Conservatives on key votes after Thursday's election saw Mrs May lose control of the Commons. Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, the prime minister's divisive chiefs of staff, resigned Saturday after what one commentator described as the worst Conservative campaign since the Napoleonic Wars of the ...

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  • '100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations
'100 per cent' willing to testify over Comey conversations

Comey testified on Thursday that the president asked him to drop an investigation into former national security director Mike Flynn. In a press conference in the Rose Garden on Friday , Trump suggested that Comey lied under oath when he told the Senate Intelligence Committee about Trump's Flynn request.

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  • Trio detained by anti-terror police in east London following armed raids
Trio detained by anti-terror police in east London following armed raids

Le Parisien newspaper named the second Frenchman slain in the attack as 36-year-old Sebastien Belanger, while the other French victim was 27-year-old Alexandre Pigeard. It brings the total number of people in custody to five. Twelve were released without charge and nine remain in custody. Redouane, 30, also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, claiming ...

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  • S.Korea names new defence minister to counter North's arms threat
S.Korea names new defence minister to counter North's arms threat

In recent months, North Korea has been testing a variety of nuclear missiles at an unprecedented pace. South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Sunday nominated a former navy chief as his defence minister, the president's office said, as the government faces challenges tackling North Korea's rapidly developing weapons programme.

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  • Puerto Rico votes on possible statehood
Puerto Rico votes on possible statehood

Lopez Rivera said last week he would decline the honor and participate as an individual, partly because he wanted the focus on Puerto Rico's problems, not him. Although the U.S. DOJ did not offer any reasons for not certifying the plebiscite, the most likely reason is a dispute over the language of the ballot, which was the subject of a memorand...

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  • McCaughan, Long Beach St beat Cal State Fullerton in game 1
McCaughan, Long Beach St beat Cal State Fullerton in game 1

I'm going to have this team ready to come back next year strong. Brett Conine earned the two-inning save, his 15th of the season. Offensively, Fullerton shortstop Timmy Richards led the way, going 3 for 4 with three runs and two RBI. The Big West Conference continues to shine in the postseason as it has put a team in the College World Seri...

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  • Iran exports food products to Doha amid Qatar blockade
Iran exports food products to Doha amid Qatar blockade

Qatar's neighbors cut ties with the country over accusations that it sponsors Islamic extremism, which Qatar denies. "I think this is not about counter-terrorism, it's not about terror financing", he said. US President Donald Trump at first offered to host Qatar and its adversaries - all US allies - at the White House, but on Friday said Qatar ha...

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  • Angela Merkel says EU ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution
Angela Merkel says EU ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

She added that Britain will still remain in Europe after Brexit, and that she wanted the country to remain a good partner. The DUP, whose 10 seats in the new parliament give May just enough support to pass legislation, agreed in principle to a "confidence and supply" arrangement, Downing Street said.

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  • May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory seats
May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory seats

DUP leader Arlene Foster told Sky News she would meet May at Downing Street on Tuesday. They were replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister who lost his seat in the election. Downing Street backtracked, saying she had "discussed finalizing" a deal in the coming week. She referred to the "strong relationship" she had with the DUP ...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. Contradicts Father's Account of Private Meeting With Comey
Donald Trump Jr. Contradicts Father's Account of Private Meeting With Comey

Supporters of LGBT rights marched and rallied in the nation's capital and dozens of other US cities on Sunday, celebrating gains but angry over threats posed by the administration of President Donald Trump . Charles Grassley of Iowa. Democrat and Senate judiciary committee ranking member Senator Dianne Feinstein, told CNN's State of the Union...

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  • Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks
Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks

Then in April the next Conservative prime minister, Theresa May, called an early election that she hoped would give her a bigger majority in parliament and a stronger negotiating position in the Brexit talks. Most European capitals had believed May would be returned to government with some form of majority, and expected that to lead to at best hard...

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  • Chouhan calls off fast
Chouhan calls off fast

Chouhan, who began the fast on Saturday to calm frayed tempers of the farmers demanding a loan waiver and remunerative prices for their produce, announced a slew of schemes for their benefit but issued a stern warning to those who engaged in violence.

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  • Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends peace fast
Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends peace fast

They reportedly pressed for loan waivers and "satisfactory" prices for their farm produce. The farmers' protest, which began on 1 June, took a violent turn on 6 June, when five persons were killed in police firing at Mandsaur. State Ministers and the kin of peasants killed in police firing earlier urged the Chief Minister to end his fast. He an...

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  • Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations
Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations

If it does, they want to listen to them. Trump teased reporters Friday that they would be " very disappointed " when it is finally confirmed, " in a very short period of time ", whether or not there are actual recordings of Trump and Comey's intimate conversations.

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  • Must Work, Bandh Or Not, Mamata Banerjee Warns On Darjeeling Shutdown
Must Work, Bandh Or Not, Mamata Banerjee Warns On Darjeeling Shutdown

The Paramilitary force patrols the city to monitor the entire situation. The state government in its notification had categorically said that any absence will be considered as a break in service and no salary will be admissible unless covered by reasonable grounds.

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  • Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new United Kingdom election this year or next
Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new United Kingdom election this year or next

May also reappointed an old adversary - Michael Gove, a former rival for the Conservative leadership whom May fired from the Cabinet when she took office past year. He acknowledged that the government would be unable to get numerous measures promised in its election platform through Parliament. The political turmoil comes as Britain is due to sta...

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  • Three more arrests in London terror probe
Three more arrests in London terror probe

Thomas was with his girlfriend Christine Delcros who was also hit and is in hospital in London . At least seven people were killed and another 48 people were wounded in the attack. Khuram Butt, a 27-year-old father of two, had been known to police. - Butt appeared in a 2016 documentary called " The Jihadis Next Door ", which told the story o...

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  • Kevin Spacey to lead Tonys Awards with gentle humor
Kevin Spacey to lead Tonys Awards with gentle humor

As widely predicted, Bette Midler won her first competitive Tony as best actress in a musical for " Hello, Dolly! ". The show also lost out on the best lighting design of a musical award to Bradley King of "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812".

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  • Theresa May's best hope, DUP opposes abortion, same-sex marriage
Theresa May's best hope, DUP opposes abortion, same-sex marriage

Facing demands to quit after her electoral gamble failed, May on Friday scheduled an early weekend meeting of her governing circle in an apparent bid to reassert authority and project stability. But any deal between the two parties has yet to be announced , and details of how they may cooperate remain sketchy. "There's a possibility of voting it d...

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  • Trump in tweets, Calls Ex FBI Chief Comey a 'Leaker' After Testimony
Trump in tweets, Calls Ex FBI Chief Comey a 'Leaker' After Testimony

Mr Trump's team seized on Mr Comey's unexpected admission that he leaked details of private Oval Office conversations to the media . Comey also made clear that political entanglement in law enforcement has cut across party lines. "I asked him to, because I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel ". In one of the u...

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  • Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast
Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast

In Mandsaur , the curfew was imposed after five persons were killed in police firing during a farmers' protest on June 6. The Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister yesterday ended his fast which was started on June 10 amid raging farmers' protests in the state.

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  • New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP: senior Conservative lawmaker
New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP: senior Conservative lawmaker

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. If May can get through this vote with the help of the DUP she can continue in government. "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week", a...

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  • Trump wages battle against regulations, not climate change
Trump wages battle against regulations, not climate change

Anything else will condemn our allies, our children, and our loved ones in uniform to an increasingly risky world - and a world in which the United States is no longer a leader, but an arrogant child. Leaving the Paris accord and killing the Clean Power Plan won't change that, said James Van Nostrand, who directs an energy center at West Virginia U...

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  • Trump's withdrawal from climate accord was 'courageous': Murray Energy CEO
Trump's withdrawal from climate accord was 'courageous': Murray Energy CEO

Poor countries like North Korea are more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, which can cause a decline in availability of food and water, as well as increase the odds of extreme weather events, according to La Trobe University lecturer Benjamin Habib.

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  • Tiger Woods' Dash Cam Video Released!
Tiger Woods' Dash Cam Video Released!

Florida , have released the dashcam footage of Tiger Woods's arrest . After he was taken into custody, he blew 0.00 in an alcohol breath test. Woods, who is recovering from back surgery, apologised and said he took "full responsibility" after spending almost four hours in jail.

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  • AU chair calls for 'dialogue' in Gulf crisis
AU chair calls for 'dialogue' in Gulf crisis

Bahrain announced Monday it cut ties with Qatar, accusing the country of disturbing its security and stability, according to the Bahrain News Agency. A previous mediation effort by Kuwait in which the Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah shuttled between Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Doha , failed to achieve an immediate breakthrough.

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  • Corbyn vows to force May to resign 'within a matter of days'
Corbyn vows to force May to resign 'within a matter of days'

However, Corbyn remains hopeful for another election, and is still relying on the young or first-time voters , of whom many expressed their support for the party in the run-up to the election. "May sought a mandate". May shrugged off suggestions her days in Downing St. were numbered. After speculation the PM would use a solid win in the electi...

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  • Theresa May's Chiefs of Staff Resign After Election Results
Theresa May's Chiefs of Staff Resign After Election Results

Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister. Britain's best-selling Sun newspaper said senior members of her party had vowed to get rid of May, but would wait at least six months because they were anxious that a leadership contest now could propel ...

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  • Pressure mounts on May to resign after election stumble
Pressure mounts on May to resign after election stumble

As a result, the popularity of both the leader and party that she represented started evaporating, with the collapsing of the poll ratings proportion to the unpopularity of the policies. The resignations of Timothy and Hill, on whom May had been heavily reliant since her previous job at the interior ministry, will be a personal blow.

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  • George Osborne: Theresa May is a 'dead woman walking'
George Osborne: Theresa May is a 'dead woman walking'

Mr Brady said he did not believe there was any mood among Conservative MPs for a leadership contest that would create fresh instability. He added "but be in no doubt" there would be a change. She said afterward: "As we're the party that won the most seats and most votes we are the only party in a position to form a government". "The Tory party,...

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  • Doubts over Theresa May´s grip on power as DUP deal talks continue
Doubts over Theresa May´s grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

Former Conservative finance minister George Osborne , who May sacked after taking office after the Brexit vote last June, said she was now a " dead woman walking". A Downing Street spokeswoman declined to explain the discrepancy between the two. Asked if Yvette Cooper and Chuka Umunna - both of whom had been reported to be planning leader...

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  • A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US
A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US

Conservative gay Americans, for their part, view the march as a partisan event emphasizing "division far more than equality", said Gregory T. Angelo, president of Log Cabin Republicans, a conservative LGBT group. Resist March founder Brian Pendleton said he was inspired by the early pride demonstrations of the 1970s and the nationwide Women's ...

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  • Tentative deal struck between Theresa May and DUP to secure coalition
Tentative deal struck between Theresa May and DUP to secure coalition

The fallout from Thursday's snap general election , which left her Conservative Party bereft of their majority, also prompted her to seek out a relatively tiny ally that could have vast sway over what happens next in the United Kingdom. May said Barwell would help her "reflect on the election and why it did not deliver the result I hoped for". ...

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  • N.Ireland's DUP says could help Britain's May reach majority
N.Ireland's DUP says could help Britain's May reach majority

It's safe to say when UK Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election in April, she wasn't envisioning this outcome. That would mean the winning party would need 323 seats for a majority, rather than 326. The party increased the number of seats it has in parliament from eight to 10. It may also ask for measures to protect British soldiers ac...

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  • DUP agrees to principles of 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories
DUP agrees to principles of 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories

She said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament. "The people of this country want control of their borders and an end to the disastrous policy of open-door immigration which has led to a rapidly-rising population, a funding crisis in health and education, pressure on housing and wage...

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