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UK Politicians Hastily Thinking of Coalition Options After Snap Election

UK Politicians Hastily Thinking of Coalition Options After Snap Election

The pair formed part of May's small inner circle and were blamed by many Conservatives for the party's lacklustre campaign and unpopular election platform. In Scotland, the SNP retained just 35 of the...

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Tillerson, Pentagon Say Qatar Blockade 'Hindering' ISIS War

Tillerson, Pentagon Say Qatar Blockade 'Hindering' ISIS War

The three countries' news agencies did not make clear what services the hotline would provide. They have imposed what Qatar said was a blockade of shipping and air traffic and closed Qatar's only ...

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What is DUP? Democratic Unionist Party could form coalition with Tories

UK's leading LGBTI charity Stonewall, condemned the coalition between the Conservatives and Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) yesterday (9 June ). An exit poll had previously suggested the Cons...

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Pollsters project Macron on course to dominate parliament

Pollsters project Macron on course to dominate parliament

Voters pick up ballots at a polling station before voting for the first round of parliamentary elections in Marseille, southern France , Sunday, June 11, 2017. Mr Macron wants a powerful mandate to p...

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Northern Ireland party agrees to UK PM Theresa May's minority government

Britain's general election resulted in what the English call a " hung Parliament ", conjuring grisly images from the Middle Ages but actually meaning no party got a majority . Graham Brady, who chai...

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US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

The New York City federal prosecutor who expected to remain on the job when Trump took office but ended up being fired said he was made uncomfortable by one-on-one interactions with the president - ju...

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Partial results: Most voters in Puerto Rico back statehood

U.S. Congress has final say on any changes to the U.S. territory's political status, regardless of the referendum's final outcome. Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urba...

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Theresa May says calling an election showed she had 'balls'

Theresa May says calling an election showed she had 'balls'

May praised her performance when she stood in for the prime minister at a televised election debate on Wednesday featuring all Britain's main party leaders after May herself declined to attend. "I wil...

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Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's first openly gay Prime Minister-elect

Leo Varadkar was named as the new leader of Fine Gael today, beating rival Simon Coveney to the position. Varadkar will become the second sitting openly gay prime minister in Europe, joining Xavier...

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Trump Jr. defends dad on Twitter during Comey testimony

Rep. Eric Swawell (D-CA) said that Comey's testimony supports the idea that Trump tried to have Comey shut down the investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn . But he added:...

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Iran arrests over 40 suspects in connection with terror attack on parliament

Iran arrests over 40 suspects in connection with terror attack on parliament

Sadeghi was reportedly active in promoting extremism online. According to Iranian authorities, the arrests were made as security forces stepped up efforts to clamp down on suspected terrorists. Alav...

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Champions Trophy 2017: Sehwag Can't Wait for India-Pakistan Clash

We kept the file size fly-sized, and the result is our smallest interactive Doodle ever - even snail networks can load it in seconds. With the start of the Champions Trophy -- a tournament featuring...

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Can still be next British PM: Labour leader Corbyn

Can still be next British PM: Labour leader Corbyn

Corbyn said his party would put down a "substantial amendment to the Queen's speech" based on the main policies in its general election manifesto, with an emphasis on Brexit , young people, and aus...

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Three US Soldiers Killed During Afghan Insider Attack

Three US Soldiers Killed During Afghan Insider Attack

President Trump has been briefed on the situation. The shooting occurred in the Achin district of Nangarhar province, where U.S. special forces have been fighting alongside Afghan troops against...

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USA urged to act upon its own human rights

Haley, a former Republican governor of SC who was tapped by President Donald Trump for the cabinet-level diplomatic post , specifically called out the Council for admitting "many of the world's wor...

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European Union growing tired of UK's delay

European Union growing tired of UK's delay

Angela Merkel has said she assumes Britain will stick to its Brexit negotiation plan after the shock election result. "We know when they must end", tweeted Mr Donald Tusk, the European Union s...

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Scottish referendum in doubt after steep losses for SNP in United Kingdom vote

The SNP still took 35 seats, while the Conservatives won 13 seats in Scotland, achieving the second largest share of the vote. "We had a very clear message in this campaign and there wouldn't have b...

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Trump goes on the attack after Comey testimony

Trump goes on the attack after Comey testimony

During one White House dinner, Comey recalled that the president asked him for "loyalty" and to lay off his former top aide Michael Flynn - who is under investigation over his Russian Federation tie...

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Trump fundraiser for NJ congressman nets more than $800000

Trump fundraiser for NJ congressman nets more than $800000

Trump is headlining a private fundraiser at the club Sunday night for Rep. Tom MacArthur , R-New Jersey, before returning to Washington Sunday night. MacArthur's New Jersey congressional district nea...

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US joins battle as Philippines takes losses in besieged city

US joins battle as Philippines takes losses in besieged city

Col. Jo-ar Herrera, spokesman for the Philippine army's 1st Infantry Division. They also gave the public an idea of the extent of the implementation of that plan which explains the intensity of the fi...

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Saudi Bloc Issues Terror List of Groups, People Linked to Qatar

Saudi Bloc Issues Terror List of Groups, People Linked to Qatar

In an apparent escalation of the crisis, staff at Al Jazeera , Qatar's influential satellite television news channel which often infuriates the rulers of the Arab world, said its computer systems...

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Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

If a majority chooses the latter, a second referendum would be held in October and will ask voters to choose between becoming independent or to remain as the Free Associated State of Puerto Rico - in ...

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Boris Johnson for UK Prime Minister? Enough of that 'tripe'

Boris Johnson for UK Prime Minister? Enough of that 'tripe'

An overwhelming majority of Conservative party members now believe Theresa May should stand down and trigger a leadership election , a survey has found. "It remains to be seen what the nature of that...

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Pound value plunges to record low after United Kingdom election results

Pound value plunges to record low after United Kingdom election results

On the bond side, 10-year gilt yields have risen 2.5% to 1.057%, but they remain almost 15% down year-to-date. "From a market perspective, a hung parliament is seen as one of the worst possible ...

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Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis questionable for Game 6

Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis questionable for Game 6

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be sticking with Matt Murray between the pipes for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final . That includes the Penguins, who defeated the Ottawa Senators during the Eastern C...

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Sinn Fein's Adams says will not take up seats in Britain's parliament

If the exit polls are right, then this will be the dream result for unionist parties here as their MPs will be needed to prop up a Conservative government. Sir Jeffrey Donaldson's comments come amid...

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LGBTI charity Stonewall condemns Tory partnership with anti-gay party

LGBTI charity Stonewall condemns Tory partnership with anti-gay party

Brexit negotiations will be more hard for British Prime Minister Theresa May following the general election results, a think-tank expert said Friday. "I asked for a categoric assurance that if any...

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UK's May isolated ahead of Brexit talks as key aides quit

Amid mounting criticism of her campaign and leadership, joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resigned. The senior Conservative source blamed the party's over-dependency on the tight...

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Plane Forced To Return To Sydney After An Engine Malfunction

Plane Forced To Return To Sydney After An Engine Malfunction

China Eastern said crew members on flight MU736 spotted the damage after take-off and chose to return to Sydney Airport, Chinese media reported. The audio sent social media users into a spin with so...

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England Under-20 team chases rare global title vs Venezuela

Collectively, the two finalists have conceded just five goals between them in 12 matches at the World Cup but both camps would be happy to admit their main strengths are in attack . The Everton for...

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Secretary Kelly Defends Plan For Russia Back Channel As A 'Good Thing'

Secretary Kelly Defends Plan For Russia Back Channel As A 'Good Thing'

The Washington Post and other media outlets reported over the weekend that Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, suggested to Russia's ambassador to the us that the Kremlin and ...

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Theresa May struggling to stay in power following snap election miscalculation

Theresa May struggling to stay in power following snap election miscalculation

Downing St. has already said that the most senior ministers - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs. "We had ver...

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Comey Testimony Hysterics Perfectly Summed Up in 5 Hilarious Cartoons

Comey Testimony Hysterics Perfectly Summed Up in 5 Hilarious Cartoons

After the election but before the inauguration, Trump asked Bharara to stay on as US attorney in Manhattan when they met at Trump Tower. Trump said, "We are very, very happy" that Comey confirmed ...

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Conservatives To Form Govt With DUP

Conservatives To Form Govt With DUP

But in one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, a resurgent Labour Party denied her an outright win, throwing the country into political turmoil as no clear victor emerged. "Th...

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Northern Ireland's unionist kingmakers may help shape PM May's Brexit

Northern Ireland's unionist kingmakers may help shape PM May's Brexit

Analysts at global investment bank Citi expect Prime Minister Theresa May to resign following a disastrous result in Thursday's general election . Meanwhile, Sinn Fein accused the DUP of betra...

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Divided Puerto Ricans head to polls to vote on US statehood

Divided Puerto Ricans head to polls to vote on US statehood

A recent survey by Gaither International found that more than 60 percent of people interviewed believed that solving the island's status would ease Puerto Rico's problems. It will only delay the islan...

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Low turnout in French parliamentary election

The Socialists, who dominated the last Assembly, are expected to suffer a stinging defeat and win just a few dozen seats. The French Parliament is made up of two houses, the National Assembly and th...

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Israel PM Calls for Dismantling UNRWA

About two months ago, all 100 US Senators signed a letter calling on UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to "act against the anti-Israel bias" in the UN, and demanding extensive reforms in UNRWA. ...

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FIFA removes Qatari match officials due to diplomatic crisis

FIFA removes Qatari match officials due to diplomatic crisis

A referee from Singapore, assisted by another Singaporean and two officials from Malaysia, will replace the Qatari official. "Obviously, if football can offer a small contribution to improve the situa...

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Assessing Trump's self-defense in Comey drama

President Donald Trump is claiming "total and complete vindication" the day after former FBI Director James Comey testified on Capitol Hill. "Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!'" But Comey also confi...

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