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Top Tories plot revolt, party tells May her days are numbered

Top Tories plot revolt, party tells May her days are numbered

But Graham Brady, who chairs the influential 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative lawmakers, said a "self-indulgent" party leadership campaign would only cause more uncertainty. Ms May called th...

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Trump says Comey not telling truth

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Romanian President Klaus Werner Iohannis in the Rose Garden at the White House, Friday, June 9, 2017 , in Washington . "Those were lies,...

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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

With media asking questions about whether May could remain at Downing Street after her electoral humiliation, ministers said now was not the time for the further uncertainty that a party leadership co...

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General election 2017: Fallon defends DUP government 'deal'

General election 2017: Fallon defends DUP government 'deal'

Foster had told them she would be travelling to London to meet Ms. "The prime minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalizing a confidence and supply deal when Parliament returns ...

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Trump Attributes Iran Terror Attack to 'The Evil They Promote'

Trump Attributes Iran Terror Attack to 'The Evil They Promote'

The unprecedented assault in the highly controlled Shi'ite Muslim country was claimed by the Sunni militant Islamic State group. To this end successive U.S. The rifts on display here are growing. ...

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DUP reaches 'outline agreement' with Theresa May as talks continue

DUP reaches 'outline agreement' with Theresa May as talks continue

Downing Street said May's new chief of staff would be Gavin Barwell, a Conservative lawmaker who lost his seat on Thursday and has experience working as a party enforcer in parliament. "Absolutely",...

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Trump Suggests Iran Shares In Blame For Tehran Attacks

Five of the men who launched an attack in the heart of Iran's capital previously fought for the Islamic State group, the country's Intelligence Ministry said Thursday, acknowledging the first su...

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United States tells UN rights council to remove 'chronic anti-Israel bias'

Earlier, the U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley warned her country could withdraw from the Council over the group's "chronic anti-Israel bias". Haley said Tuesday the United States had identified "some a...

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Trump '100 Percent' Willing to Testify Under Oath on Comey Allegations

Comey said he did not know if Trump taped their conversations, but would be fine with them being released if they exist. Trump fired Comey last month. "No collusion, no obstruction", Trump said wh...

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Donald Tusk warns Theresa May there is 'no time to lose'

Theresa May is seeking an agreement with the 10 Northern Irish MPs after her party lost its majority in an ill-judged snap election - but anger over the move continues to grow. "We know when they m...

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United Kingdom defence minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

United Kingdom defence minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

May has struggled to reassert her authority after losing her parliamentary majority in Thursday's snap election, which she had been under no pressure to call. Senior party figures have cautioned aga...

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USA attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe

USA attorney general Jeff Sessions to give evidence in Russian Federation 'meddling' probe

Sessions said he would send Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, to testify about the department's budget. Sessions wrote a letter to Senator Richard Shelby , chairman of the Senate...

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Ireland's European Union commissioner sees softer Brexit after United Kingdom poll: newspaper

Ireland's European Union commissioner sees softer Brexit after United Kingdom poll: newspaper

Speaking during a visit to Mexico City, Merkel said Germany was ready for the Brexit talks, which May said would begin on June 19 as scheduled - although she now risks more opposition to her European ...

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Election results 2017: What does it mean for Brexit?

Election results 2017: What does it mean for Brexit?

Brexit Minister David Jones said he supported Mrs May but it was "impossible to say" if she would still be Prime Minister in six months' time. A deal between the government and the DUP could also un...

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US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack'

An Afghan official says the deaths and injury stem from an attack by an Afghan soldier, who also died. The "green-on-blue" attacks - when Afghan soldiers or police turn their guns on global troops -...

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Ireland's EU commissioner sees softer Brexit after UK poll - newspaper

Yet with the result from Thursday's United Kingdom election, which left no single party with a majority, it is anyone's guess when and how the country will be ready to start the talks. European Union ...

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UK leader strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

UK leader strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

Mrs May's closest aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill quit in the wake of the election defeat. "The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservat...

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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain Open Humanitarian Hotlines for Mixed Qatari Families

Qatar's rivals have also accused Doha of being too close to the Sunni Arab Gulf states' arch-rival - Shiite-dominated Iran - in claims that Doha has also denied. Qatar strongly rejects the allegatio...

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British election sets back right-wing agenda for austerity and war

Two of May's chief advisers, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, resigned Saturday, falling on the sword for the poorly managed campaign that led to the ruling party losing its majority in parliament by taki...

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Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks

A week after Donald Trump stirred up tensions in the Middle East with his visit to Saudi Arabia , and just after Qatar was ostracised by several other countries for its supposed links to terrorism,...

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Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

At least 22 people were killed and scores injured Wednesday in a twin attack claimed by IS on the parliament building and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic. In 19...

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Spate of arrests in Iran following terrorist attacks

Separately, the head of the judiciary in Fars province said seven people were detained in the southern Larestan area for possible ties to Islamic State, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Sat...

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British Prime Minister Theresa May Regroups After Election Setback

British Prime Minister Theresa May Regroups After Election Setback

Former minister Anna Soubry called on Mrs May to sack her joint chiefs of staff, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, after she complained about their central roles in the campaign. In a recent interview, the...

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Gulf crisis rumbles on, Qatar diplomat defiant

I have followed closely, and read dozens of Arab and worldwide analyses about the new tensions generated by the Saudi Arabian-led pressures on Qatar, including cutting diplomatic ties and isolati...

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Poll shows Labour is now far more popular than the Tories

The DUP , whose 10 seats would allow the government to get measures through Parliament, is a socially conservative pro-British Protestant group that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage and inclu...

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DUP agrees principles to 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories

DUP agrees principles to 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories

He told the Sunday Mirror: "I can still be prime minister". Neither the Tories or DUP is seeking a formal coalition, of the sort Britain saw in 2010 under David Cameron. There were also misgivings a...

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United Kingdom defence minister Michael Fallon says govt views on Brexit haven't changed

The result has demolished May's political authority, and she has also lost her two top aides, sacrificed in a bid to save their leader from being toppled by a furious Conservative Party . "We need ...

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Trump Eager to Rebut Comey Testimony Under Oath

Chances that Republicans themselves would initiate or even consider impeachment proceedings were zero, and that will change only if the Justice Department special counsel on the case, Robert Muelle...

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Iran arrests 8 suspects over Tehran terror attacks

Iranian leaders on Friday accused the United States and Saudi Arabia of supporting the Islamic State-claimed dual attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran this week. That was condemned by Iranian F...

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Trump asks Supreme Court to revive 'Muslim' travel ban

On Thursday, the US Justice Department filed with the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate the executive order Signed by President Trump that attempted to create a temporary travel ban on ...

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Thousands in Iran mourn victims of Tehran attacks

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani slammed Washington for its recent move to impose new sanctions against Iran following twin terrorist attacks in Tehran , claimed by the " Islamic State " (ak...

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Mayhem after the United Kingdom election, but May hangs on to leadership

He said: "We're going to put down a substantial amendment to the Queen's Speech which will contain within it the main points of our manifesto, and so we'll invite the House to consider all the issues ...

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

Newspapers said foreign minister Boris Johnson and other leading party members were weighing leadership challenges. May's two key aides resigned Saturday amid anger about how they handled the camp...

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Theresa May's two closest advisers resign following election results

Timothy and Hill had worked for May when she was interior minister, before she became prime minister in July past year in the chaotic days that followed the Brexit vote, and their influence had increa...

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Trump attorney says he'll testify if subpoenaed by Congress

Trump attorney says he'll testify if subpoenaed by Congress

Flynn's story has continued to dog the White House, most recently with the report that President Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop his investigation into Flynn. Republicans ha...

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Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis

Speaking from the White House Rose Garden, Trump said Qatar "has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level ". The Turkish intervention is in marked contrast to the role of the U....

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London Bridge Ringleader Attended Demo in Support of Lee Rigby Killer

Italian authorities said Zaghba was stopped at the Bologna airport in 2016 and questioned in Italy , but never charged with a crime. One of the London attack accused, Khurram Shazad Butt, had appea...

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Former Detroit FBI Official Reacts to Comey Testimony

But Mr Trump insisted during a press conference with Romania's President Klaus Werner Iohannis that Mr Comey lied in some parts of the testimony he gave to the Senate intelligence committee, and asser...

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End Hamas' Reign of Terror in Gaza — Saudi Newspaper

But Gaza-based analysts concede the situation is precarious. "Without these projects, we would have been idled long time ago", he said, voicing fears that the funding could soon dry up. Although in ...

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Talks on United Kingdom minority govt 'positive'

Gavin Barwell, the Conservative lawmaker who lost his seat on Thursday and has experience working as a party enforcer in the parliament , was named the new chief of staff. "As I reflect on the resu...

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