• Six-day war: Israel protesters mark anniversary with demo against occupation
Six-day war: Israel protesters mark anniversary with demo against occupation

Israeli authorities did not respond to requests for comment on the plans, which Peace Now said showed that "a two state solution is not on (Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's) agenda". The Israeli settlement policy is among key stumbling blocks for revival of the peace process between Israel and Palestine, which is seeking diplomatic recognition...

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  • France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'
France says Notre Dame attack an 'isolated act'

French interior minister Gerard Collomb said the attacker was carrying the ID card of an Algerian student, and had cried: "This is for Syria". Collomb said the man shouted , "This is for Syria". "It looked as though they had surrounded someone at the stairs down to the Seine (River)", said the woman, who gave her name as Abigail M. The cathedr...

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  • Theresa May's leadership on the line as Conservative Party recriminations continue
Theresa May's leadership on the line as Conservative Party recriminations continue

In the hours after the election, serial rebel and former small business minister Anna Soubry said May should "consider her position" . In contrast, he also said the DUP in Northern Ireland could push May's government towards a "softer Brexit", such as having a softer border with the Republic of Ireland.

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  • Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border
Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

A Hamas source told Israel Radio on Saturday that the organization's leadership was also concerned the Qatari diplomatic crisis would harm recent efforts at reconciliation between the organization and the Egyptian government. BEIT LAHIA, Palestinian Territory - Grim records mark the 10th anniversary of Hamas rule in Gaza - the longest-ever dail...

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  • London Bridge: Third attacker named as Youssef Zaghba
London Bridge: Third attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

Sky News reported on Monday that police had also found Molotov cocktails in the back of the attackers' van. Irish authorities are assisting the Metropolitan Police in their investigation but refused to comment further. Theresa May said a review had been launched after the Manchester bombing last month and she expected the same process following Sat...

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  • Theresa May appoints new UK Cabinet as critics circle
Theresa May appoints new UK Cabinet as critics circle

Several newspapers said Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was being urged by supporters to launch a leadership challenge, but he dismissed the reports as "tripe" in a tweet saying he was backing May. "The new Cabinet obviously will meet early next week, our view of Brexit I don't think has changed", Defense Secretary Michael Fallon told the BBC, ad...

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  • UK Election Result 2017: Hung Parliament
UK Election Result 2017: Hung Parliament

LONDON — Theresa May has confirmed she plans to stay on as Britains prime minister to provide certainty to the country, with support from Northern Irelands Democratic Unionist Party . The DUP party traditionally held a "euroscpetic" stance and backed the Brexit vote . However, many top party officials have called for a "softer" process.

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  • Penguins Take Down Predators To Repeat As Stanley Cup Champions
Penguins Take Down Predators To Repeat As Stanley Cup Champions

The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators tonight by a 2-0 final score to win their second consecutive Stanley Cup , meaning the Red Wings are no longer the last team to win back-to-back championships. Matt Murray was lights out when the Pens desperately needed him to be in the Stanley Cup Final . Sidney Crosby was hailed ...

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  • Netanyahu wins libel case over claim wife kicked him out of car
Netanyahu wins libel case over claim wife kicked him out of car

Sarna, who writes for Tel Aviv-based daily national newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth , posted on Facebook in 2015 that Netanyahu's wife Sara Netanyahu threw Netanyahu out of a vehicle during a fight. Following the verdict, the Netanyahus said that justice was served and Sarna said he is considering appealing against the court's ruling. Sara, who also...

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  • Two thirds of Tory party members believe Theresa May should resign
Two thirds of Tory party members believe Theresa May should resign

The Conservative leader has been warned that her days are numbered after calling Thursday's vote three years early, only to lose her majority in parliament. This is a hung assembly and no party can alone form the Government. Her Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn, once written off by his opponents as a no-hoper, said May should step down because he wan...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions agrees to appear before Senate intelligence committee
Attorney General Jeff Sessions agrees to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Sessions said his decision Saturday to accept the Senate Intelligence Committee's invitation to appear was due in part to last week's Senate testimony by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. John Abney Culberson, R-Texas, chairman of the House Appropriations subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies. Pres...

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  • Manchester City will not sign Alexis Sánchez... Or will they?
Manchester City will not sign Alexis Sánchez... Or will they?

But, according to reports in his homeland, the Gunners have now reluctantly agreed a deal to sell the 28-year-old to City . However, much-respected Chilean journalist Fernando Solabarrieta has dropped the bombshell that he is about to join City.

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  • United Kingdom set for coalition government after May's Conservatives lose seats
United Kingdom set for coalition government after May's Conservatives lose seats

With media asking whether May could remain in Downing Street after her electoral humiliation, ministers said now was not the time for the further uncertainty that a party leadership contest would bring. They could form part of a "progressive coalition", an outcome which Labour supporters and members of Parliament were proposing as the results b...

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  • Comey raises concerns about ex-AG's independence
Comey raises concerns about ex-AG's independence

However, McCain's confused state has only distracted the public from the real issue: Was the Comey firing an attempt to hide the truth about Russia's alleged role in the 2016 presidential elections? At the hearing, Comey said Lynch's wanting to use the word "matter" instead of "investigation" was of concern "because we were at the point w...

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  • British PM warned over risk to Irish peace of government deal
British PM warned over risk to Irish peace of government deal

To achieve a government, Mrs May's Downing St office is talking to the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) to discuss a deal when Parliament is reconvened next week. Former party leaders have warned any immediate leadership challenge would be too disruptive, but most commentators believe May can not survive in the long-term.

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  • Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks
Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Some experts say that the Daesh terrorists had originally planned to attack the main chamber of the Iranian Parliament. Iranian lawmakers said the intelligence minister had assured them that "all Islamic state elements have been eliminated" in the country.

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  • House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony
House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony

Senators have already said they want to hear more from Comey about his interactions with Trump and any potential interference Trump exerted on him regarding FBI investigations into his campaign or associates. Flynn has become a central figure in investigations by Congress and the FBI into possible ties between Russian Federation, the Trump...

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  • Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results
Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

And yet government insiders said the two presided over a " toxic and bullying" environment at Downing Street. And yet - can she survive without them? The exits of Hill and Timothy were publicly cheered by Tory lawmaker Nigel Evans, who wrote on Twitter that "resignations of advisors must be the start - inclusive style of governance must follow"....

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  • Iran's Parliament Speaker calls US international version of ISIS
Iran's Parliament Speaker calls US international version of ISIS

He did not elaborate. "We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people, who are going through such challenging times", Trump said . More than a dozen people were killed and many more wounded during twin gun and suicide bomb attacks in Iran's capital. The comments sparked anger from Ira...

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  • Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On
Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On

The shock defeat for Conservatives - despite the pre-poll projections of a comfortable majority - was seen by the British media as a "humiliation" for May to continue in her position. The biggest victor was Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn . Corbyn's Labour Party now has 261 seats. On Friday morning, predictions of May's demise began circulating.

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  • Theresa May's minority United Kingdom government agrees confidence and supply deal with DUP
Theresa May's minority United Kingdom government agrees confidence and supply deal with DUP

The Telegraph said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis were taking soundings over whether to replace her. "The DUP today (Saturday) held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might...

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  • WH offers explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet
WH offers explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

The growing scandal is giving some candidates cold feet - and distracting aides from finding new recruits. Trump has entertained bringing his former campaign manager , Corey Lewandowski, and former deputy campaign manager, David Bossie, more formally back into the fold.

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  • Britain's May reaches power deal in battle to cling on
Britain's May reaches power deal in battle to cling on

Despite earlier saying that a cabinet meeting had been scheduled for Saturday, a spokesman said May would not be holding one but would name more members of her cabinet. Theresa May has said sorry to the Tory MPs and ministers who lost their seats due to her decision of holding elections. DUP leader Arlene Foster said she would meet May on Tuesd...

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  • UK: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives
UK: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives

The details of the agreement "will be put forward for discussion and agreement" at a cabinet meeting on Monday, a day before the new parliament meets, the spokesman said. May had called the election to give her a mandate for her strategy to take Britain out of Europe's single market in order to end mass migration from the continent.

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  • Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks
Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks

Now that it has made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. And I think that's what's important, I think that's what the public would expect. Mr Osborne, who was sacked by Mrs May and now is editor of the London Evening Standard, said there was now no majority in the Commons for a " hard Brexit ".

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  • Comey incriminates self and former AG Loretta Lynch
Comey incriminates self and former AG Loretta Lynch

She also urged the Judiciary Committee to use its subpoena power "in those cases where we do not receive cooperation". " Comey explained Clinton was cleared because the email server case was completed, whereas the separate Russian Federation investigation involving Trump affiliates is nowhere near complete, so a conclusion can not yet be made." ...

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  • Apple clarifies how tips should work in iOS apps
Apple clarifies how tips should work in iOS apps

Developer Chengyin Liu noticed the latest addition while using the Uber app. Instead, there'll be two key restrictions that should reduce headaches for everyone: First, apps will be required to use a new Apple-made review prompt, which allows users to leave a rating without exiting an app.

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  • Theresa May to lose Prime Minister's seat
Theresa May to lose Prime Minister's seat

A Conservative deal with the Democratic Unionist Party would only apply to "big issues" like the economy and security, the defence secretary has said. she now has to obviously consider her position". The alliance makes some modernizing Conservatives uneasy. "I am delighted to see Labour do so well", the Vermont senator said in a Facebook ...

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  • Still no deal to keep Tories in power
Still no deal to keep Tories in power

May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in a humiliating election Thursday and now need the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative DUP to pass votes, sparking widespread calls for her to resign. On Brexit, the DUP supports leaving the European Union but opposes a return to a "hard" border with Ireland-which c...

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  • Feinstein: Comey-Lynch Bombshell Should Prompt Judiciary Probe
Feinstein: Comey-Lynch Bombshell Should Prompt Judiciary Probe

It's extremely illogical that Comey would feel compelled to take detailed notes of his meetings with Trump because he felt Trump might later lie about the meetings, but didn't think about documenting a meeting with Lynch that spurred him to take solo action because he was concerned about the FBI's credibility? "The two have worked closely on the ...

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  • Israeli PM calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian refugee agency
Israeli PM calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian refugee agency

The Israeli leader said the body that aids millions of Palestinian refugees incites anti-Israeli sentiments and that he had already conveyed his message to the U.S. Israel said it discovered several "terror tunnels" that Hamas has planned to use to attack communities near the fence between the Strip and Israel.

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  • Early projections suggest Macron's REM party winning majority
Early projections suggest Macron's REM party winning majority

Exit polls suggest President Emmanuel Macron's party is heading for a majority, enabling him to rule with legislative backing. Official final results released early Monday showed Macron's one-year-old REM and MoDem winning 32.32 percent in the first round, ahead of the Republicans on 21.56 percent and the FN on 13.20 percent.

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  • UN condemns Hamas for tunnel under schools in Gaza
UN condemns Hamas for tunnel under schools in Gaza

Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon submitted the letter of protest to the United Nations Security Council, as well as U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The General Assembly renewed UNRWA's mandate for three years in December 2016. I regret that UNRWA, to a large degree, by its very existence, perpetuates - and does not...

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  • Iranian security forces kill mastermind of Tehran attacks
Iranian security forces kill mastermind of Tehran attacks

A ministry statement issued Thursday said the men had left Iran to fight for the extremist group in Mosul, Iraq, as well as Raqqa, Syria - the group's de facto capital. "Six people who were certainly connected to Wednesday's terrorist attacks in Tehran were identified and arrested", Aliakbar Garousi was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency.

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  • Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members
Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members

Sessions had been scheduled to testify on June 13 before the House and Senate subcommittees that oversee his department's budget, but will now testify to the intelligence panel instead, he said on Saturday in letters to the chairmen of those subcommittees, reports CNN.

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