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UK Heads For Hung Parliament As May's Election Gamble Fails

The Conservatives had 330 seats in parliament before the snap election compared to 229 for Labour, with a party needing 326 for a majority. Pressure will increase on Ukip leader Paul Nuttall if the ...

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London Attack: Three Arrested In East London

London Attack: Three Arrested In East London

The Home Office has not commented as there is an ongoing police investigation, while Scotland Yard has said Zaghba, who lived in east London, was not a police or MI5 subject of interest. The officer g...

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Polls open as thousands across Sussex begin casting their vote

Polls open as thousands across Sussex begin casting their vote

When will we know the result? Don't write anything on the paper, except for an indication of who you are voting for. Alternatively the party which wins the most number of seats but doesn't secure a...

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EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator Says Talks Should Start When UK 'Ready'

EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator Says Talks Should Start When UK 'Ready'

What can not easily be delayed, however, is the date of Britain's departure from the European Union, which is due to take place exactly two years after the triggering of the Article 50 Brexit process ...

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(11.55am) British election results: seats so far by party

The BBC reported that 76 seats appeared too close to call. Conservative Defence Secretary Michael Fallon cautioned against reading too much into projections "before we have had a single actual resul...

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Thousands celebrate JFK's life, legacy, 100th birthday

Thousands celebrate JFK's life, legacy, 100th birthday

Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullets in Dallas on November 22, 1963. And, though a greater number of years have now passed since his death than passed during his life , his legacy continues to...

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General election: nightmare for Theresa May as her big gamble fails

The pound fell to the lowest since April. The survey predicted the Conservatives will get 314 seats and the Labour Party 266. The pound fell sharply after an exit poll in Britain's election foreca...

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U.S. urges DPRK to refrain from "provocative" actions following latest missile tests

The US military "successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile target" in a test conducted amid concerns over the North's weapons program, it said. "The only thing North Korea will ea...

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Top intelligence officials say little about Trump conversations on Russian Federation

And time and again, the intelligence officials declined to answer. That left some committee members feeling frustrated, as NPR's Scott Horsley reports. "The answer is, why are you not answering the qu...

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Theresa May to visit Buckingham Palace for permission to form United Kingdom government

They emerged eight seats short of a majority, with one seat left to declare. "Well, the mandate she's got is lost Conservative seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence". Elsewhere, Jeremy...

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Hung parliament as Theresa May loses her majority

With four seats left to declare, the Conservatives will be the largest party in parliament but will finish short of the 326 required for a majority. With just 10 days to go before talks on Britain'...

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London Bridge terror investigation sees three men arrested in Ilford

The vests turned out to be fake, but the terrorists were still able to kill eight people in their rampage that only lasted 15 minutes. The accused however are not connected to the 1 June attack in t...

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Hung Parliament Looms, Teresa May's Future Uncertain in UK Election

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson said the party would hold Mrs May to her campaign statement that if she lost six or more seats she would no longer be Prime Minister . It will also be hard for the nex...

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London police arrest 6 as footage of attack is released

He said: 'A large number of them are going to have fragments of the bomb in them, so we've got to gather from them forensic evidence as well as identification evidence'. NHS England, the British healt...

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British Shock: May's Election Gamble Appears to Backfire

If that were repeated, Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative (a.k.a Tory) party could hold on, since the exit polls project it at 314 seats, just 12 short of a majority. "I would have thought ...

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EU's Juncker says member states need to up defense spending

He pointed to the "fundamental" change over the past decade in U.S. policy, where "it has become crystal-clear that our American partners consider that they are shouldering too much of a burden for th...

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United Kingdom election 2017: What happens in case of a hung parliament?

United Kingdom election 2017: What happens in case of a hung parliament?

A hung parliament - in which no single party has a majority - does not necessarily mean that a coalition would have to be formed. At a polling station in Hackney in east London , a Labour stronghol...

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Corbyn calls for May to stand down

Labour are projected to win between 260 and 266 seats - more than under both Ed Miliband and Gordon Brown. "MAYHEM" screamed the headline in the tabloid Sun newspaper. A high turnout is seen as L...

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Conservatives lead, but Labour gains big in British election, exit polls show

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn told supporters on election night Ms May had lost her mandate. But that would still leave her short of an overall majority, but might be enough for her to rule. Brexit ta...

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GOP Rep. Collins: London mayor started feud with Trump

Trump took a more direct shot Monday morning, calling the statement a "pathetic excuse" by Khan. On Sunday, following a Saturday terrorist incident in London that killed 7 and injured 48, Trump ...

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Dolphins sign Mitch Mathews

Dolphins sign Mitch Mathews

He spent time on Cleveland's practice squad in 2016 and originally entered the National Football League as an undrafted college free agent with Kansas City on May 6, 2016. Mathews is best remembered f...

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Nomura says model points to 338 Conservative seats, but not certain

May is seeking permission from Queen Elizabeth II to form a government despite losing the majority. The Conservatives remain the biggest party. However, the 2015 exit poll underestimated support f...

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Iran rejects Trump's comments on Tehran attacks

Twin attacks on the Iranian Parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in the capital, Tehran , have killed at least 12 people and injured many more. The Revolutionary Guard Corps vowed to take...

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EU Commissioner: UK General Election Results to Impact Spirit of Brexit Talks

What can not easily be delayed, however, is the date of Britain's departure from the European Union , which is due to take place exactly two years after the triggering of the Article 50 Brexit proc...

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JK Rowling Reveals How She'd Like to Protest Trump's UK Visits

Trump on Sunday addressed Khan's comments and wrote via Twitter and said, "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" When a rep...

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Qataris on 'terror list' issued by Saudi-bloc

It has also bought 16 Leopard tanks out of storage in capital Doha , CNN reports. Asked if Washington should shutter the Al-Udeid base, Gargash said for the moment that "is not an issue for us". ...

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Political World Watching As Comey Begins Testimony

Republicans on the committee spent most of their time trying to paint a benign picture of Trump's actions, even questioning Comey's motives. Comey's personal ethical dilemmas are now interwo...

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London attacker Youssef Zaghba's mother 'ashamed' to mourn her son

London attacker Youssef Zaghba's mother 'ashamed' to mourn her son

A second Italian official said there had been "an absolute interchange of investigative information with the British authorities" in Zaghba's case. I want to say sorry to the families that lost their ...

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Theresa May won't win majority:exit polls

EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain should look to start discussions to leave the European Union as soon as possible or it risks crashing out of the bloc with no deal. Experts say T...

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Bruton graduate named to NASA astronaut candidate class

The group is the largest NASA has selected in nearly two decades. Born in Waterloo, Iowa, Chari graduated from Air Force Academy in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in Astronautical Engineering and Eng...

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Body found in Thames believed to be connected to London attack

Body found in Thames believed to be connected to London attack

Two people believed to have documents linked to Redouane were arrested in Ireland, though only one remained in custody Wednesday. "My thoughts are with the people who died in the attack, but also with...

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Brexit talks should start when Britain ready -EU negotiator

Former Finnish premier Alexander Stubb was a rare senior commentator. May, who had campaigned against Brexit last year, delivered her terms for withdrawal in March, binding London into a tight, two-...

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Turbulent Times Ahead for Britain as Brexit Plans Thrown Into Chaos

There isn't a parliamentary majority for anybody at the present time, the party that has lost in this election is the Conservative Party, the arguments the Conservative Party put forward in this ele...

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UK Election 2017: A Hung Parliament In Britain? What Happens Next

That means the number for a majority could be anywhere between 318 and 326. But other arrangements short of a coalition could involve a "supply and confidence" agreement under which smaller parties ...

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Arrest as terror cops raid east London house over London Bridge attack

Arrest as terror cops raid east London house over London Bridge attack

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to discuss details of the case. London police said late on Tuesday that they feared a French tourist, 45-year-old Xavie...

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CCTV shows London terrorists being shot dead by police

CCTV shows London terrorists being shot dead by police

Three men suspected to be involved in terror activities were arrested in London on Wednesday. Redouane bowls over one of the officers and the pair fall to the ground in a heap, but it is apparentl...

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Corbyn's shock result pushes Britain towards a hung parliament

And it could throw the UK's politics into disarray as the parties scrabble to form a government, just 11 days before the expected start of Brexit negotiations in Brussels. Ed Balls, a former Labour Tr...

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Video shows police shooting London Bridge attackers

Video shows police shooting London Bridge attackers

Counterterrorism police arrested a 27-year-old man Tuesday in East London , but did not say how he might be connected to the attack. "I'm so sorry I couldn't do more and I want you to know I did ev...

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Pound To Euro And Dollar Exchange Rates Fall Following Election Results

The slowdown is also likely to worry markets after yesterday's European Central Bank (ECB) policy meeting in which the bank downgraded its inflation forecasts as an indications that growth has begun...

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Judge denies bail for alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner

Judge denies bail for alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner

In court, federal prosecutors said victor told a federal agent on Saturday that she purposely accessed the information, hoping that someone would have leaked it already, ABC Atlanta affiliate WSB-TV ...

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