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Ruth Davidson given DUP gay rights assurance

Demonstrators, who gathered at Parliament Square on Saturday, were shouting slogans against May and her party's alliance with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). We want a tariff-f...

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Presidential spokesman says Israel destroys any chance of peace

Israel later withdrew from Gaza but lay a siege to it. Palestinians describe those developments as "Naksa" (Setback) and mark the Naksa Day every year on June 5. "At the same time, it has also meant 5...

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Ireland's DUP may spell more trouble for British PM

In Ireland, there is growing concern that by bringing the DUP into government , London will no longer be able to perform its traditional role as an impartial broker in the Northern Ireland peace ...

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Brexit minister Davis says United Kingdom could still walk away with no deal

After Theresa May's failed gamble to hold early elections delivered a hung assembly, UK's Prime Minister has managed to form a minority government . Osborne, now editor of the London Evening Sta...

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Macron set for landslide win in French elections

In France , projections showed Macron's Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move, REM) party and its ally MoDem tipped to win 400 to 445 seats in the 577-member National Assembly in next Sunday's s...

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GrabCar driver held over rape of woman

GrabCar driver held over rape of woman

Grab Malaysia country head Sean Goh said that the priority is to "assist and provide support" to the passenger and her family, and to fully cooperate with the police and relevant authorities. Grab Mal...

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May's 2 closest aides quit after election debacle

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson , who is gay, said she had received "assurances" from May that there would be no change to gay rights for the rest of Britain. Let's get to work". "We nee...

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Dear Evan Hansen Wins Best Musical at Tony Awards

The actor was poking fun at Midler who, after winning Best Actress in a Musical , disregarded her playoff music and kept right on talking. Heading into the event at Radio City Music Hall , none of...

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British PM hangs on for now

She sought to increase her Conservative Party's 17-seat majority to strengthen the government's mandate following a divisive Brexit referendum previous year. Inside May's official residence the tu...

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Trump Is Deciding Whether to Block Comey's Testimony, Says Kellyanne Conway

It would not work. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations. "And out of this sensation, you turned it into a weapon of war against the current (US) president", P...

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Boris Johnson denies plot to topple Theresa May

Theresa May said she will put together a government with the Democratic Unionists to provide "certainty" - but the Lib Dems said that she should be "ashamed" for carrying on. May's party won 318 ...

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Sky sources: Downing Street's statement on DUP made in error

The result of Thursday's elections marked a major blow to the prime minister, who had called the snap poll in a bid to boost her parliamentary majority ahead of crucial negotiations with the Europe...

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Young Lions win England's first world title in 51 years

Venezuela were worthy opponents, but it was England's night as they win the World Cup, the first World Cup title at any level for England since 1966. Venezuela is one of two countries, along with ...

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Trump's defense against Comey has fallen into a predictable pattern

John Ashcroft's hospital bedside when George W. Bush's White House counsel and chief of staff tried to get the ailing attorney general to sign off on warrantless wiretapping, which Comey believed ...

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Theresa May bids to stem the bleeding

Theresa May bids to stem the bleeding

The government would have to consult the DUP before putting forward these motions - but there would be no DUP ministers or direct involvement by the party in the mechanics of government. "That's not a...

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May reaches deal with DUP to form government after shock United Kingdom election

The push for Brexit was, however, powered by a more limited desire for economic distance from the European Union , which voters may have believed another leader could deliver. The DUP is "likely to...

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Seven arrested in Iran accused of supporting Tehran attacks

Seven arrested in Iran accused of supporting Tehran attacks

President Donald Trump in a statement suggested that Iran bears some culpability for attacks in its capital. The ministry released their photographs and first names. The Sunni jihadists of IS ...

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UK Elections: Britain Is an Uncertainty-Generating Machine

UK Elections: Britain Is an Uncertainty-Generating Machine

Labour surpassed expectations by winning 262. In the first sign that the general election would bring a surge in the DUP's fortunes, its Lagan Valley MP, Jeffrey Donaldson, was returned with 26,76...

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Election results 2017: May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks

Election results 2017: May to finalise cabinet amid DUP talks

She said she intends to form a government that will provide "certainty" and guide the country through Brexit talks. Downing St. has already said that the most senior ministers - including Treasury c...

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May brings back foe, aims to unite party before Brexit

May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's vote and need the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's DUP to have a majority. "The DUP today (Saturday) held discuss...

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Puerto Rico Votes in Favor of US Statehood

Oscar Lopez Rivera participates in the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade on 5th Ave. on Sun., June 11, 2017 in New York City. On Sunday, Puerto Ricans took part in a referendum on whether the coun...

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Successful ICBM interceptor test shows U.S. can outpace missile threats through 2020

Successful ICBM interceptor test shows U.S. can outpace missile threats through 2020

The successful $ 244 million endeavor on Tuesday marked the first live-fire test of us defenses against an intercontinental ballistic missile , according to the Pentagon. But on Wednesday, after the...

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General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn wins Islington North with a 30000 majority

I'm saying this out loud. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. I do not believe that Labour, under Jeremy Corbyn, will poll 38%. The political expert had promised to eat his own book, Brexit: Why Brita...

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Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former U.S. attorney general

Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former U.S. attorney general

Qatar strongly rejects the allegations and has said it is open to talks on ending the dispute, which also saw the three Gulf states order all Qatari citizens out of their countries within 14 days....

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Gilman grad wins Tony Award for lighting design of 'The Great Comet'

Miss Midler, during a long acceptance speech in which the orchestra tried to play her off, thanked "all the Tony voters, many of whom I've actually dated", as she collected her award for best actress ...

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested on way to protest, wife says

President Vladimir Putin vowed to punish people who broke the law after an estimated 60,000 people protested in March at anti-corruption rallies organised by Navalny that were mostly unsanctioned ...

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Plans for a hard Brexit have not changed, says UK

Plans for a hard Brexit have not changed, says UK

Prime Minister Theresa May is in a weakened position after losing her parliamentary majority in last week's snap election, leaving her vulnerable to both hardliners and moderates in her party. The h...

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May says she will form new British government

British Prime Minister Theresa May has stuck by her top ministers, forgoing what has become a traditional post-election reshuffle in a sign of her diminished authority days before Brexit talks are...

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GST reduced for 66 items, movie tickets over Rs 100 at 28%

GST reduced for 66 items, movie tickets over Rs 100 at 28%

While addressing the 16th meeting of the GST Council , Jaitley announced maintaining of 28 percent tax on all cinema tickets above Rs. 100, while of those below Rs. GST on children's colouring book...

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Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail

Accused leaker Reality Winner pleads not guilty, denied bail

Winner's lawyer, Titus Nichols, told NPR's Martin Kaste that his client plans to plead not guilty to the one count of "willful retention and transmission of national defense information". "Everybody...

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Turkey shows support by deploying extra troops in Qatar

Turkey shows support by deploying extra troops in Qatar

Qatar says the "baseless" allegations that it supports terrorism are being used to tarnish the image and unity of Gulf states . Erdogan stood to defend Qatar on Tuesday, saying he intends to "devel...

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Theresa May pressured to quit after embarrassing 'error'

In the Sunday Mirror , opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who scored hefty gains in the election, said there was still a chance for him to be prime minister if Ms May failed to form a gove...

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Scotland's Sturgeon says no longer certain Conservatives will increase majority

A separate YouGov poll, conducted on behalf of Scottish Labour , found that some of the party's key policies also have widespread support in Scotland. The SNP leader endured a hard half-hour on the p...

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Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban

Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban

Lawyers for Hawaii, which challenged Trump's ban in court and won a nationwide injunction blocking it, said in court papers his executive order is a "thinly veiled Muslim ban". It keeps in place a de...

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Kathy Griffin: "Trump Is Trying to Ruin My Life"

Griffin, who has apologised for the bad joke, says she is a victim of bullying at the hands of the Trump family. "When you consider some of the atrocities happening in the world today, a photo opp...

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Theresa May will form a minority United Kingdom government

The Prime Minister said that, despite losing a dozen MPs, she meant to carry on, take the United Kingdom out of the European Union and forge a new trade deal with its former partners. Her Tories...

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Amid Growing Tension, Thousands of Moroccans Stage Pro-Rif March in Rabat

Amid Growing Tension, Thousands of Moroccans Stage Pro-Rif March in Rabat

According to Reuters , protesters also chanted against the "ruling mafia" saying "your corruption is starting to stink". The northern protests erupted in October in Al-Hoceima after fishmonger M...

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Germany's Merkel hosts African leaders ahead of G20 summit

In Africa - whose population is set to double by mid-century - economies need to grow equally fast "and promise a future for young people, which would also help to ease migratory pressures", said Me...

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Facebook adds rainbow emoji to celebrate LGBT Pride Month

Facebook added "reactions" to its social media platform not that long ago. You have to jump through a hoop to getting it up and running - but it's nothing too taxing! The rainbow flag, which is use...

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Merkel in Mexico: Walls Don't Fix 'Immigration' Woes

Merkel in Mexico: Walls Don't Fix 'Immigration' Woes

With geopolitical experts saying that Merkel would be the ideal figure to fill the global leadership vacuum left by Trump's "America First" policies , the German leader has constantly stepped up her ...

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