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May should consider her position: Soubry

May should consider her position: Soubry

With the Conservatives on course to win only around 320 seats in the general election - a failure by any measure, though they will remain the largest single party - questions are turning to Theresa...

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What we learned from Former FBI director James Comey's testimony

Comey notes he had nine one-on-one interactions with Trump over a four-month stretch, compared to two private conversations with President Barack Obama between September 2013 and the end of 2016. T...

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N. Korea Fires Scud Missile into East Sea

N. Korea Fires Scud Missile into East Sea

The Joint Chief of Staff of the South Korean army said that the projectile was "assumed to be a missile of the Scud series" and had a flight distance of 450 kilometres. A reportedly nuclear-capable mi...

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Jeremy Corbyn predicts another general election this year

There were 771 words in NPR .org's lead day-after story (6/9/17) on the results of the British elections. Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) agreed in principle to a "confidence...

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Iran sends food to Qatar amid Gulf dispute

Until the political dispute, which has cut air links and banned Qataris from visiting the three countries, Gulf societies enjoyed close travel ties and many families are intermarried. He said 90 tons ...

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Trump denies 'loyalty' pledge, says Comey testimony proved no collusion

Recounting a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into national security adviser Michael Flynn, Comey said a decision was made not to report...

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May's top aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resign after election

May's top aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resign after election

The Prime Minister's joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have resigned after Theresa May lost her majority in the General Election. The arrangement with the DUP will make governing...

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German chancellor urges British PM to start Brexit

European leaders have ramped up the pressure on Theresa May over Brexit insisting the talks on EU withdrawal must begin as soon as possible. The UK notified the European Union in March that it wou...

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London Bridge terrorists may have had siege plans

At least eight persons were killed, 48 were injured and the killers were shot dead by the police. Police have also released an image of a pink-colored ceramic knife that was used in the attack. Alth...

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Strikes aimed at militants kill 11 Philippine soldiers

President Rodrigoo Duterte had asked the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), a separatist movement based on the island of Mindanao, to help negotiate a peace settlement with the fighters, who are pr...

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Trump says he would be willing to testify under oath

Trump also indirectly accused Comey of perjury when he adamantly denied the fired FBI director's claim that the President asked him to end the FBI's investigation into former national security advis...

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8th London victim found, yet another arrest made

British counterterrorism officials moved more aggressively to take down al-Muhajiroun in 2014 after British extremists began to flock to Syria to join ISIS's newly declared caliphate. These included t...

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London Bridge attack: Police search second address in Ilford

Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan. The three assailants were all shot dead by responding officers less than eight minutes after they were first called. Police sa...

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New video shows tense moments of London attack; 3 arrested

Two men, aged 34 and 37, were detained in Newham, while a third man aged 33 was arrested at an address in Waltham Forest. Police have arrested three people on terror charges, but they have said they...

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Britain's Got Talent final moves to Saturday

Britain's Got Talent final moves to Saturday

Little Mix , Robbie Williams and Black Eyed Peas have been added to the bill for the One Love Manchester benefit concert headlined by Ariana Grande on Sunday, June 4. Ariana will be offering f...

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UK PM May to seek Queen's permission to form a government: Spokesman

UK PM May to seek Queen's permission to form a government: Spokesman

In a statement outside Downing Street, the 60-year-old premier promised to "fulfil the promise of Brexit ". With no clear victor emerging from Thursday's election, a wounded May said she would figh...

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Iran arrests more, kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks

Speaking to police staff and commanders, he noted that the Wednesday attack showed the power of Iran's military, police and security forces in countering terrorists and enemies. It said dozens of pe...

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Football Fans React After £79million Star Agrees to Join Manchester United

Football Fans React After £79million Star Agrees to Join Manchester United

Morata was handed his professional debut by current United boss, Jose Mourinho , at Real Madrid in December 2010 for a La Liga victory over Real Zaragoza. Morata is rumoured to have told close f...

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Philippine marines killed in clash with Islamic State affiliates

Philippine marines killed in clash with Islamic State affiliates

A U.S. P3 Orion surveillance plane was seen flying over the town on Friday, media said. The U.S. embassy has confirmed that it offered support at the request of the Philippine government, but gave...

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Russian Federation urges dialogue between Qatar, Arab neighbors to end dispute

He said: "I decided with Rex Tillerson that the time had come to call on Qatar to end funding and extremist ideology in terms of funding". Despite Mr Tillerson's plea for "no further escalation", ...

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Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

Kuwait's foreign minister said on Sunday that Qatar was ready to listen to the concerns of other countries in the Gulf, state news agency KUNA reported, and that his country would continue its effor...

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Photos released of fake explosives worn by London Bridge attackers

Photos released of fake explosives worn by London Bridge attackers

It was the third deadly attack in Britain in three months. "Where have they come from?" Photos released by police on Saturday show leather-made belts linked to disposable water bottles covered...

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UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

British politicians, including within May's own party, differ widely on what they want from the Brexit negotiating process. The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. "If you have those weaknesses wi...

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Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE have announced that they have activated hotlines to help families with Qatari members who are stuck between a diplomatic crisis amid the three Gulf Arab countries se...

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Qatar crisis: India favours constructive dialogue

But at the Pentagon, N avy Captain Jeff Davis said only long-term military planning was affected. "Stop the killing", Trump told reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House in a joint news c...

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Trump offers support to May after polls setback

Trump offers support to May after polls setback

The talks were in line with DUP leader Arlene Foster's "commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge", her party said in a statement. On June 19, ...

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Police release first photos of fake explosive belts in London attack

A week on from the London Bridge attack, Londoners are being urged to go out and enjoy the city on Saturday night, with bars and restaurants donating a share of their takings to a Red Cross fund set...

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UAE Ambassador to US Urges Qatar Re-Examine Regional Policies

UAE Ambassador to US Urges Qatar Re-Examine Regional Policies

The crisis is a major diplomatic test for the United States, which is a close ally of countries on both sides. Qatar long has denied funding extremists. Erdogan, referring to Tillerson's remarks on ...

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1st Amendment Lawyers Tell Trump to Un-Block Twitter Users

Monday was another one of those days: a day in which the president of the United States woke up, grabbed his phone, and began to tweet out whatever was on his mind while he, it seems, watched televi...

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UK conservatives agree outline deal with DUP for support

Trump offered his warm support to May over the just- concluded parliamentary election , it said . She said talks with Britain on its withdrawal from what will now be the 27-member European Union w...

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Conservatives forge government with DUP help

Conservatives forge government with DUP help

Downing St. says the Cabinet will discuss the agreement Monday. The details of the agreement are not yet known but Conservative MP Sarah Wollaston said it "simply won't work" if it includes an...

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Iran claims to have killed mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry has announced that the mastermind behind the Tehran terrorist attacks has been killed. He was responding to Trump's comment that "states that sponsor terroris...

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Loretta Lynch Pressured FBI To Downplay Clinton Email Investigation, Comey Says

They all reported the FBI has an investigation open. Comey also testified that when former President Bill Clinton visited with Lynch on her plane, it shifted something in that investigation. He sa...

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Tillerson Calls for Middle East Countries to Ease the Qatar Blockade

Those tweets raised questions about how isolation would affect the US military base in Qatar , as well as how the diplomatic stress will affect American priorities and goals in the region. Severa...

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Trump sides with French winner, at least now

Macron's office confirmed to The Associated Press the veracity of the president's comments in Le Journal du Dimanche . A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and French president Emma...

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What Is the Christian Democratic Unionist Party Supporting Theresa May's Gov't?

Cameron, gambling that Britons wouldn't want to sever their network of ties with the continent, had promised the Brexit referendum during a 2015 election campaign that gave Conservatives a surprise Pa...

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Conservatives hang on to minority in United Kingdom election

Some in Theresa May's own party called for her to step down as leader after the results came in. But, unlike during the election campaign, when she repeatedly referred to the talks starting on 19 Ju...

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British PM May strikes tentative deal with N. Ireland party

Facing down calls to stand down by Labour, the Lib Dems and even some of her own MPs, a defiant Mrs May has chose to cling on to power by forming a minority Conservative government. Britain has a hung...

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New election only alternative to deal with DUP - senior Conservative MP

New election only alternative to deal with DUP - senior Conservative MP

The strength of any deal looks set to be tested when the Commons meets, with Jeremy Corbyn vowing to try to bring down the Government by defeating Mrs May in Parliament and insisting: "I can still b...

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Death toll from Tehran attacks rises to 17

Iranian security forces have killed the mastermind behind the June 7 twin attacks in Tehran , which claimed the lives of 17 people, the media reported on Sunday. The attacks came at a particularl...

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