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RNC: 'Nobody thinks more of James Comey than James Comey'

Angus King whether he felt Trump's "hope" that the Flynn investigation were directives, Comey said: "Yes, it kind of rings in my ears as, 'Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?" So, as Sen...

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North Korea test-fires four anti-ship missiles

North Korea test-fires four anti-ship missiles

Under third-generation leader Kim Jong Un , North Korea has been conducting missile tests at an unprecedented pace in an effort to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of hitt...

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SNP's Westminster leader Robertson ousted in third loss to Conservatives

The SNP lynchpin and ex-party leader was defeated by Colin Clark in Gordon. Salmond had swept to power in Gordon in 2015, reversing a decades-long grip by the centrist Liberal Democrats. "In any ter...

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United Kingdom election hangs in balance on disastrous night for Theresa May

The BBC reported that 76 seats appeared too close to call. Pundits had expected the UKIP vote to go strongly to the Conservatives. With talks of unprecedented complexity on Britain's departure fro...

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Sterling plunges on news of shock exit poll

Sir Robert Worcester, who founded the polling firm MORI, said these exit polls have been correct in each of the past six elections. The humiliating result facing Mrs May sparked questions about he...

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Corbyn: May has 'lost' bid for mandate and should go

People backing Mr Corbyn for leader will win £2.48 for every pound they put on. Sky News predicts they will gain between 308 and 328 seats. May looked tense as she was resoundingly re-elected to...

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Trump administration defamed me: Comey

The key issue before the Senate Intelligence Committee was whether Trump sought to obstruct the investigation in nine conversations with Comey this year, leading up to his dismissal of the FBI chi...

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German rock festival evacuated over terror threat

German rock festival evacuated over terror threat

At this stage, organisers are hoping to resume the festival following the conclusion of police investigations into the threat, but have not yet confirmed that it will go ahead. At a press conference, ...

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UK Election: Hung Parliament Projected in Shock Defeat for Conservatives

UK Election: Hung Parliament Projected in Shock Defeat for Conservatives

But even then, when the numbers were relatively favourable for Labour , the Conservatives were still out in front. Jeremy Corbyn , the leader of the Labour Party, has been accused of failing to ...

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UAE threatens to imprison Qatar sympathisers

UAE threatens to imprison Qatar sympathisers

Iran is Saudi Arabia's regional rival, and the comments prompted angry reactions Riyadh and other Gulf capitals, culminating in the decision this week by six Arab states to break ties with Qatar....

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Gulf states pile pressure on Qatar as US, Kuwait probe for solution

Gulf states pile pressure on Qatar as US, Kuwait probe for solution

It said that Trump, in a later call with Abu Dhabi's crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan, called for unity among Gulf Arabs "but never at the expense of eliminating funding for radica...

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Brexit talks should start when Britain ready

When Ms May made her shock announcement on April 18th to call a General Election , she said it was "to make a success of Brexit". Theresa May repeatedly urged voters to hand her a large majority so...

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Exit poll shows Theresa May losing majority as United Kingdom election gambit backfires

Exit poll shows Theresa May losing majority as United Kingdom election gambit backfires

The Conservatives were set to win 314 seats, followed by Labour on 266, the Scottish National Party on 34 and the Liberal Democrats on 14, the poll for the BBC, Sky and ITV showed. Brexit failed to em...

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Trump claims credit for Arab countries cutting ties with Qatar

Trump claims credit for Arab countries cutting ties with Qatar

Trump's phone call Wednesday made for a stark contrast to a series of tweets he sent Tuesday, in which he appeared to throw his weight behind the effort by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Ba...

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Pound drops on uncertain United Kingdom election outcome

As the country awaited results early, May said Britain needed a "period of stability". Rachel Sheard, who was casting her vote near the site of Saturday's attack in London , said the election had...

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U.S. tells United Nations rights council to remove 'chronic anti-Israel bias'

Washington has questioned the legitimacy of the United Nations rights council, pointing not only at serious violations committed by some members, but also at the council's strong focus on Israel a...

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Qatar willing to talk to resolve Gulf crisis - foreign minister

Qatar willing to talk to resolve Gulf crisis - foreign minister

Qatar is open to holding dialogue to resolve the crisis with its Gulf neighbors, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told CNN International. It also stated that the Arab n...

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May says to provide stability if she wins most seats

Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA, said: "The initial exit poll suggest it's been a catastrophic campaign for Theresa May ". Corbyn went to a poll station in north London to vote. L...

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Trump Delivers First Remarks Since Comey Testimony, Doesn't Mention Former FBI Director

Comey accused Trump of lying in multiple instances in the hearing. The president's speech took place near the end of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the U.S. The administration ga...

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Should she stay or should she go? Conservative lawmakers on PM May

Should she stay or should she go? Conservative lawmakers on PM May

British Prime Minister Theresa May looks set to lose her parliamentary majority on Friday after a surprisingly poor election performance, throwing her own future into doubt. Asked whether she ...

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UK Liberal Democrats wouldn't prop up a Conservative government: ex-leader Clegg

The results of the exit poll show that Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party looks short of an outright majority. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP). May called the election in hopes of increas...

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Liberal Democrat spokesman says 'very difficult' to join coalition

Liberal Democrat spokesman says 'very difficult' to join coalition

Mr Farron has insisted the Lib Dems could double their tally of MPs to 18 despite poor poll ratings. One cameraman appeared to budge a photographer by the front door causing him to almost topple on ...

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UK Exit Poll Points to Hung Parliament

UK Exit Poll Points to Hung Parliament

The exit poll predicts that the Conservatives will be the largest party but will not have a majority which means there will be a hung parliament . In the last Parliament, the Conservatives held...

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UK election: What is a hung parliament?

UK election: What is a hung parliament?

The exit poll predicted the ruling Conservatives would win 314 seats in the 650-member parliament and the opposition Labour Party 266, leaving no clear victor when markets had assumed May would ea...

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May may not win United Kingdom poll says shock exit poll

If accurate, the results raise the possibility of either the Conservatives or Labour putting together a coalition government - the Conservative potentially with Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party...

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Trump Announces Nomination for FBI Director

Trump Announces Nomination for FBI Director

Wray's career includes relationships with several prominent figures who have factored in Trump's young presidency. Christie is a Trump ally and informal adviser. Wray won't be close to a full vote ...

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CBSE NEET 2017 result to see more postponement

CBSE NEET 2017 result to see more postponement

The Gujarat High Court stated that since the Madurai branch of Madras High Court has already stayed the declaration of the results till June 12, it would not pass any order before that.The Central...

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Third London Bridge Terror Attacker Named As Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba

Third London Bridge Terror Attacker Named As Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba

Seven people have died after being struck by a van and attacked by knifemen on London Bridge on Saturday night. The attackers are then shot dead. Thomas was walking with his girlfriend over the ...

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London police arrest six as attack footage released

London police arrest six as attack footage released

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of terror offences in east London following a series of raids involving armed police, Scotland Yard said. James McMullan, 32 , is also believed to be among...

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UK election hangs in balance on disastrous night for May

May needed to get 326 seats for her party to have an absolute majority, with only 16 seats left to declare. The Cabinet Manual drawn up in 2010 following the inconclusive result of that year's el...

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Theresa May's Conservatives poised to lose majority in United Kingdom election

Theresa May's Conservatives poised to lose majority in United Kingdom election

The only example of an exit poll being wrong was 1992, where the exit poll put the Tories and Labour on 300 seats each. The impact on the markets are notable. Whilst this was campaign rhetoric c...

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Election 2017: Reaction as exit poll forecasts Conservative largest party

Both Labour and the Conservatives have said freedom of movement will end when Britain leaves the EU. The BBC reported that 76 seats appeared too close to call. The pound plunged on the exit poll...

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Uncle of Pak-origin London Bridge attacker condemns his nephew

He even asked his mother to move to Syria with him. Prosecutors ordered the suspect's phone and passport seized, detained him on suspicion of being a foreign fighter on his way to join IS ranks in S...

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Snap election costs Barwell his seat

Snap election costs Barwell his seat

The uncertain result throws into doubt the government's plans to implement its February housing white paper, which pledged more support for SME housebuilders and promised to give local authorities mor...

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Pound dives on fears UK election may produce no clear winner

Markets had priced in a Conservative victory with a healthy majority, giving Theresa May free rein to take charge of Brexit negotiations unhindered. Those negotiations could now take on a very differe...

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Shell diverts US LNG cargo to Dubai after Qatari diplomatic row

Shell diverts US LNG cargo to Dubai after Qatari diplomatic row

President Donald Trump has offered Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to mediate the standoff between Qatar and the Saudi-led coalition that has severed ties with the tiny country over support for ext...

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Pope appeals for One Minute for Peace initiative

Pope appeals for One Minute for Peace initiative

Referring to the parable of the prodigal son, the pope said God loves his children "not in a human way because there is no father in this world who would behave like the protagonist in this parable". ...

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Britain may need to ask for delay to Brexit process: JPMorgan

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry said Labour "could form the next government" and would attempt to do so as a minority government if results allowed, rather than seeking to form a coalition...

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Maharashtra farmers warn of intensified stir, including rail/road blockades

Maharashtra farmers warn of intensified stir, including rail/road blockades

Nath told ANI, "An injustice is taking place with farmers in Madhya Pradesh". The Solapur collector said he was on his way to the village. Indicating the extent of the ferment among agriculturis...

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New Zealand turn screw on the wounded Lions

Warren Gatland conceded he will find it hard to nail down his selections for the British and Irish Lions' midfield when the first Test with New Zealand rolls around later this month. "We picked Ben...

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