• 'I will provide certainty': May's United Kingdom election gamble not paying off
'I will provide certainty': May's United Kingdom election gamble not paying off

Evans predicts that Britain would experience "complete and utter political chaos" in the next few months as the general elections ended in a hung parliament , where the Conservatives won 318 seats, short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority and well down from the 330 seats they had before.

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  • Ticked off Sessions tells off Senator Wyden in fiery exchange
Ticked off Sessions tells off Senator Wyden in fiery exchange

As Mr Trump tried to shoo everyone out to talk alone with Mr Comey, Mr Sessions lingered, in Comey's account. "And when asked I said that to the President". She then brought up the president's interview with NBC Nightly News, in which Trump acknowledged that Comey's dismissal was related to the Russian Federation probe.

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  • UK leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief
UK leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain, smarting from a humbling snap-election defeat that cost her Conservative Party its governing majority, said Friday that her party would stay in power by forming a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland .

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  • Donald Trump Jr. May Have Accidentally Confirmed Part of Comey's Testimony
Donald Trump Jr. May Have Accidentally Confirmed Part of Comey's Testimony

But, Comey testified, Trump did not ask him to drop the FBI's broader investigation into Russian Federation meddling in the 2016 election and whether Trump's campaign helped. I have no doubt that FBI Director James Comey is a true professional, but his arrogance and righteousness were on full display when testifying.

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  • 2 people arrested for involuntary manslaughter in Oakland warehouse fire
2 people arrested for involuntary manslaughter in Oakland warehouse fire

As per a report in the New York Times , both the building's "master tenant", David Almena, and Max Harris , who "assisted [Almena] in a supervisory role in the building", have been charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. Tenants described Ng as an absentee landlord, whose son Kai and daughter Eva took care of managing the warehous...

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  • Darjeeling violence: 3 arrested, situation under control, says police official
Darjeeling violence: 3 arrested, situation under control, says police official

The police have detained around ten people in Darjeeling . Some tourists had stayed back even after June 8 when Darjeeling had witnessed violence which resulted in the deployment of the Army. We respect the Indian Army. R P Waiba, the vice-president of GJM chaired the meeting in absence of Morcha president Bimal Gurung . Gurung heads a legall...

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  • Aussie gov't denies split over recommendation to implement Clean Energy Target
Aussie gov't denies split over recommendation to implement Clean Energy Target

The report noted: "In the long-term, the CET scenario saw more electricity produced by brown coal than the EIS scenario because there is no penalty for high emissions generators". Mr Joyce agreed the business as usual was no longer an option and Australia must meet its global obligations to reduce emissions. Mr Turnbull has been weakened and Aust...

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  • Grocery store employee kills 3 coworkers, himself, police say
Grocery store employee kills 3 coworkers, himself, police say

After the store closed Stair retrieved a duffel bag from his vehicle with the two shotguns, and began his attack. According to CBS News, one witness escaped unharmed. Before heading to his overnight shift at a Pennsylvania supermarket Wednesday, Randy Stair posted a trove of disturbing videos and files online documenting his plans to kill his c...

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  • Brokenshire not keen on Stormont mediator move amid DUP deal criticism
Brokenshire not keen on Stormont mediator move amid DUP deal criticism

At home, the liberal wing of her own party has shown discomfort surrounding the deal, Ed Vaizey has expressed he would challenge any anti-LGBT rhetoric, Heidi Allen said publicly that she does not think Theresa May will last 6 months and Anna Soubry calling her position untenable.

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  • Scottish Conservatives support single market membership in Brexit deal
Scottish Conservatives support single market membership in Brexit deal

However, if the Conservatives did not gain the 12 seats in Scotland from the SNP then the pro-independence party, Labour and the Liberal Democrats would have been able to outvote the Conservatives in the Commons. It comes after Downing Street said a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist...

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  • Breaking Twitter Silence, Trump Sees Lies, Vindication in 'Leaker' Comey's Testimony
Breaking Twitter Silence, Trump Sees Lies, Vindication in 'Leaker' Comey's Testimony

During testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey said he " asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo" with a journalist. After the election but before the inauguration, Trump asked Bharara to stay on as US attorney in Manhattan when they met at Trump Tower. But Comey's testimony is being seen as proof that Trump is ...

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  • Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'
Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Comey testified that Trump asked him to quash an active investigation into one of his associates in February, weeks after the president asked his former FBI director to pledge personal loyalty . Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee is formally asking the White House whether it possesses any "recordings or memoranda" of Trump's co...

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  • Conservatives and DUP start talks to agree 'programme for government' within days
Conservatives and DUP start talks to agree 'programme for government' within days

Chaos prevailed on Sunday as Brits woke up to the baffling news that British Prime Minister Theresa May's planned alliance with the right-wing Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) was, in fact, not officially happening, and that her role as Prime Minister remained in question just eight days before Brexit negotiations kick off.

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts
Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

In his opening statement, Sessions also said he is bound to protect private communications with the president, suggesting he will not answer some questions about the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. WYDEN: He said it was problematic and I asked you what was problematic about it . "I'm not sure what was in his mind spe...

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  • Russian Hackers Targeted Voting Systems In 39 States Total
Russian Hackers Targeted Voting Systems In 39 States Total

The FBI is conducting at least three separate investigations into the alleged Russian hacking of voting systems and the Democratic National Committee's emails as well as reported ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia, five officials told Reuters in February.

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  • Kremlin rejects US criticism of Russian protest arrests
Kremlin rejects US criticism of Russian protest arrests

We watched as riot police in body armour and helmets formed snatch squads six-men strong, shoved their way into the crowd and grabbed hundreds of protesters at random, sometimes brutally. Navalny was arrested outside his home en route to the rally. The rallies are the largest to be held Russia-wide since a wave of street actions protesting aga...

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  • Investigators request Trump/Comey tapes - if they exist
Investigators request Trump/Comey tapes - if they exist

Trump said he would be willing to testify under oath to his account after previously hinting there were secret tapes of their conversations. Columbia Law School Professor Daniel Richman - who served as former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B.

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  • France and England unite to honour Manchester and London victims
France and England unite to honour Manchester and London victims

But a dazzling France attack, led by Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe , continued to tear holes in the England defence despite the numerical disadvantage and Borussia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele became the third home player to score a maiden global goal when he sealed victory 12 minutes from time .

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  • Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena
Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena

But that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home, fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then , after dropping their first game of the postseason, closed out the series at home. "It's just a great group of guys, great community, great arena, great fans", Durant said . "We felt ...

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  • Restore devolution or face return of direct rule, Foster tells Sinn Fein
Restore devolution or face return of direct rule, Foster tells Sinn Fein

However, a major question mark hangs over the talks as a result of developments at Westminster. The talks were paused over the General Election campaign. " People are just trying to grab this as a stick to beat the government with , " he said, adding that the government's obligation to " rigorous impartiality " was to do with discrimination and n...

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  • DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May
DUP head arrives for talks with UK leader May

May is due to travel to Paris later on Tuesday to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron but a representative for her Conservatives will continue the talks with the DUP, the source said. The Evening Standard, edited by ex-Treasury chief George Osborne, reported that Cabinet ministers have initiated talks with opposition Labour lawmakers...

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  • Jeff Sessions to publicly testify on James Comey's firing
Jeff Sessions to publicly testify on James Comey's firing

The attorney general could also face questions about whether he met Kislyak on a third occasion. The appearance by Attorney General Jeff Sessions before the Senate intelligence committee Tuesday afternoon may lack the hearing-of-the-century theatrics surrounding former FBI Director James Comey.

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  • UK's Theresa May holds talks to seal government alliance
UK's Theresa May holds talks to seal government alliance

Foster denied allegations that her party would be a negative influence on the national Parliament in the Belfast Telegraph on Monday, saying she was focused on getting a good deal for Northern Ireland in Brexit talks. Scott Henderson, managing director of tax specialists Jumpstart, said: "It is essential that the Conservatives and DUP - should th...

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  • North Korea releases US student held for 17 months: Rex Tillerson
North Korea releases US student held for 17 months: Rex Tillerson

Mr Warmbier was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labour for alleged anti-state acts. Tillerson called President Trump at 8:35 a.m. Tuesday to inform him that Warmbier was on an airplane en route to the United States , according to a senior administration official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the details.

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  • Will Donald Trump prevent James Comey from testifying in Russian Federation investigation?
Will Donald Trump prevent James Comey from testifying in Russian Federation investigation?

Senators are expected to grill Comey-in both an open and a closed panel-on certain conversations with Trump or his aides, including one in which Trump reportedly asked Comey to drop an investigation into former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's dealings with Russian Federation and Turkey.

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  • Key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony
Key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony

Sessions recused himself on March 2, one day after the Washington Post reported that he met with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak , despite testimony indicating otherwise. White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Monday said Ruddy had not spoken to Trump about the issue and that only the president or his attorneys were authori...

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  • Jeff Sessions facing sharp questions over ties with Russian Federation
Jeff Sessions facing sharp questions over ties with Russian Federation

He also asked why Sessions recused himself from oversight of the FBI's Russian Federation probe and wanted to know what role in played in Comey's dismissal. But Democrats on the Senate panel are likely to press him on issues such as his contacts with Russian Federation and his role in the dismissal of Comey - who led the FBI's probe on Russian Fe...

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  • Attorney General Sessions Set to Testify in Russia Probe Hearing
Attorney General Sessions Set to Testify in Russia Probe Hearing

The hearings' ostensible topic is the administration's budget request for the Department of Justice next year, but Mr. Rosenstein is expected to face questions about his role in the firing of Mr. Watch replay of Sessions' testimony in the player below. Comey told the intelligence committee in a closed session that Sessions may have had a third, und...

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  • House, Senate investigators request for Trump tapes, Comey memos
House, Senate investigators request for Trump tapes, Comey memos

Later addressing Trump's press conference, which was held after the testimony and in which he offered to testify himself, Oliver said, "Holy shit, Trump just volunteered to testify under oath, putting himself in a situation where it's his word against Comey's".

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  • White House official quits amid tensions
White House official quits amid tensions

Despite the widespread gossip, Spicer returned from Trump's foreign trip with an on-camera briefing at the White House press briefing on Tuesday, directly contrasting the stories about the future of his job. To confirm the news, Counselor Kellyanne Conway told Fox: "What I will say is that he has expressed his desire to leave the White House and ...

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  • Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'
Trump tweets on Comey, declares 'total vindication'

In his testimony, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and bluntly asserted that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign. After his dismissal, Comey leaked shocking details of a series of meetings with Trump, in which the president allegedly asked for Comey's "loyalty" and suggested t...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'
Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

FLAG: Sessions, seeming to contradict earlier testimony , now says it's "conceivable" he had a conversation with Kislyak at the Mayflower. Heinrich became irritated when Sessions said it "would not be appropriate" to discuss private conversations between himself and Trump .

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  • Feinstein: I Believe Comey Over Trump
Feinstein: I Believe Comey Over Trump

The committee has also contacted a friend of Comey's, Columbia Law School professor Daniel Richman , for copies of whatever Comey may have provided to him to leak to the media. "I'll tell you about that sometime in the very near future", Trump said. The move would mark a dramatic escalation of their effort to dig into Russia's election interfere...

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  • Senior Cabinet minister offer support to United Kingdom prime minister
Senior Cabinet minister offer support to United Kingdom prime minister

The meeting came shortly after First Secretary of State Mr Green said that agreement with the DUP would have to be sealed before finalising the details of the Queen's Speech, setting out the Government's legislative programme. John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor, said on Monday his close ally Mr Corbyn would "draw on all talents" from the party a...

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  • A hung parliament in Britain?: What happens next
A hung parliament in Britain?: What happens next

Is Theresa May still the PM? In the case of a hung parliament , the existing Prime Minister (unless they step down) will remain in office until a decision of how to form a new government has been made. What happens if Theresa resigns? Finally, a party that lacks a majority could simply try to go it alone and govern as a minority government, ...

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