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Sturgeon says will work to keep UK Conservatives out of power

Sturgeon says will work to keep UK Conservatives out of power

Theresa May's Brexit plans should be dropped urgently, according to the Scottish government . Despite widespread opposition to the United Kingdom leaving Europe, voters Thursday appeared to make ...

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Beleaguered UK prime minister names new cabinet as critics circle

The party has held enough seats to govern in coalition with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist party but it was a miserable effort in nearly every other respect. The Prime Minister was forced to...

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Gulf stock markets rebound amid easing tensions with Qatar

The finance minister and the central bank said Qatar has the financial firepower to defend its currency and economy , while the head of Qatar Airways - suffering from the regional overflight blocka...

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Magnitude-6.3 earthquake strikes eastern Turkey, Greek island

One death was reported on the Greek island of Lesbos but no fatalities have been recorded in Turkey . An quake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale shook western Turkey's Izmir province on Mond...

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Afghanistan should focus on its internal affairs instead of blaming Pakistan: Army

Afghanistan should focus on its internal affairs instead of blaming Pakistan: Army

Previous estimates had put the number of dead at 90. "So many Afghans were killed and injured it can not be treated as business as usual". All of those killed were Afghans, and Ghani paid specific hom...

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Morocco says will send food to Qatar after Gulf states cut ties

Western officials have expressed concerns that Qatar may be backing fundamentalist groups, but they have raised similar issues about Saudi Arabia as well. "It is hard for us, the generation that b...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel

Comey told Congress last week that Trump urged him to drop a probe of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Sources told CNN last week that the attorney general offered to resign after...

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EU, UK Citizens' Status First on Brexit Talks Agenda: Brexit Secretary

May apologised to Conservative MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from her predecessor Da...

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Qatar asks UN agency to resolve Gulf airspace row

Qatar denies it has backed extremist groups and says the allegations are based on fabricated news and politically motivated. On the diplomatic front, the leadership of Saudi Arabia and Qatar have...

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Election debacle leaves UK government in a minority

Britain's election was a catastrophe for Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and a personal vindication for Jeremy Corbyn , the Labour Party's left-wing leader. The pound hit an eight-week lo...

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Sessions to testify publicly before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

Sessions faces questions about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the presidential campaign. Over the weekend, Sessions asked to appear before the Intelligence Committee instead...

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Noriega, ex-dictator of Panama, dies at 83

Noriega, ex-dictator of Panama, dies at 83

More recently, he underwent a major brain surgery and was put into an induced coma . Panama's former dictator, the Central Intelligence Agency spy and convicted cocaine trafficker Manuel Noriega ...

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Ireland's prime minister warns Theresa May over making deal with DUP

Ireland's prime minister warns Theresa May over making deal with DUP

Although Sinn Fein has made clear it will not drop its abstentionist policy regardless of the final shake down in parliament, the DUP has indicated its willingness to talk with the Conservatives if th...

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DUP leader: 'Difficult' for Theresa May to remain Prime Minister

But they could also become the embattled leader's biggest threat, making demands that could infuriate lawmakers with the power to bring May down. The comments come as the Conservatives now look to t...

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Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

Sharif is considered close to the royal families in both countries. Qatar's finance minister expressed confidence in the country's ability to economically weather a diplomatic dispute with a group...

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Britains' May to holds talks with DUP to secure deal

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is touted as the favourite to replace May should she be forced out, called on colleagues to rally behind her. "What I'm doing now is actually getting on with the...

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As Corbyn rises, May comes under fire; others in shock

That's what people voted for last June. "That's what we'll deliver". Such a result would confound those who said the opposition Labour Party's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn , was electorally ...

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Gingrich: Mueller Investigation 'Poisoned Fruit' After Comey Testimony

But we want to get back to running our great country", Trump said. The Rose Garden press conference was the first time since last month that Trump formally took questions from reporters. I...

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UK Elections 2017 - What Happens Next as Theresa May loses majority

UK Elections 2017 - What Happens Next as Theresa May loses majority

As rumours swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry said Labour will "harry" Mrs May's government by puttin...

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Qatar begins shipping cargoes through Oman

The Saudi-led alliance is demanding that Qatar distance itself from Iran and stop funding Islamist groups. Qatar has rejected the accusations, calling them " unjustified " and "baseless". Minist...

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Trump "100%" willing to testify under oath

Mrs Collins, a member of the senate intelligence committee , which is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election, said Mr Comey's motivation "may have been a good one". "He should g...

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Philippines appears to reverse position on military cooperation

Philippines appears to reverse position on military cooperation

Bishop Bastes said by declaring martial law , the government "trample (s) on the freedom of citizens". President Duterte has said the militant attack was part of a wider plot by IS to establi...

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Merkel expects Brexit to proceed as scheduled after United Kingdom vote

If prime minister of the U.K. Theresa May manages to keep her position by forming a coalition government with Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), it will mean that the Conservatives may need to reconsi...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Will Testify Publicly Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Will Testify Publicly Before Senate Intelligence Committee

The president denied trying to interfere with the investigation and said he would be willing to testify under oath about his interactions with Comey. The White House initially cited memos from Sess...

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Trump to respond publicly to Comey's testimony

Trump to respond publicly to Comey's testimony

The President has played coy . Trump declined to answer questions from reporters about whether recordings existed. Trump Jr., rather than sticking with his father's own defense, made a decision to...

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British Prime Minister Theresa May's early election call backfires

The Tories, as they are commonly known in the United Kingdom, will now have to govern as a minority party, or try to form a coalition government, or force another general election . "We need a govern...

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Trump lawyer to file complaint over Comey leaks

He further complained about the congressional hearing , and asked Comey to publicly state what he had told Trump in private - that, as of that time, Trump was not personally under investigation. Th...

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Uber Fired 20 People In A Harassment Investigation

Uber Fired 20 People In A Harassment Investigation

Per Bloomberg , Perkins Coie attorney Bobbie Wilson addressed Uber's 12,000 employees Tuesday morning with details of their investigation of over 250 sexual harassment claims, and they apparently...

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Record-breaking heat hits Northeast; 97 degrees at airport

Record-breaking heat hits Northeast; 97 degrees at airport

Forget yesterday's news . Get what you need today in this early-morning email. According to the NWS, record temperatures in Boston peaked at 96 degrees in 1973, about three degrees higher than the ...

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Chief Keef Was Reportedly Arrested In South Dakota

According to TMZ , he was booked on possession of marijuana and paraphernalia and is awaiting arraignment in jail. SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) Nationally known rapper Chief Keef has been arreste...

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Four lines of possible questions for Attorney General Sessions

And if he disagrees with Comey and explains in a public hearing the reasons for his recusal, it will likely lead to more questions about why he didn't also recuse himself from the firing of Comey....

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Trump partially denies Comey's testimony, mum on existence of recordings

When I hear the Flynn comments, you and I both know my father a long time . Some CNN analysts still saw fodder for obstruction of justice. "WOW, Comey is a leaker!" Here's the issue. Comey had ...

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Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

The programme is aimed at bringing more Americans into the U.S. economy by making them start working as apprentices. “We want to get back to running our great country, ” Trump said Friday at a White H...

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England to rotate goalkeepers in France friendly

England to rotate goalkeepers in France friendly

Southgate revealed he deployed John Stones in a central midfield role in training. I guess that's similar to Arsene as well.really like to work with younger players and clearly - just like Arsene -...

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Attorneys General Are Suing President Trump Over Foreign Payments

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine (R) and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh (L) announce a lawsuit against US President Donald J. The Justice Department on Friday argued in ...

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Qatar says backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states

The PM has said that Pakistan will do all it can to amicably resolve the diplomatic crisis in the Arabian Gulf and is also expected to fly to Qatar and Kuwait in this connection. Analysts estima...

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High-five from UK's Jeremy Corbyn ends in awkward thud

High-five from UK's Jeremy Corbyn ends in awkward thud

People carrying placards reading anti-DUP and pro-Jeremy Corbyn messages said they will resist the policies of Tory government and called on the PM to understand why she failed to secure a landslide...

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Oil rises on signs of US inventory declines, lower Saudi exports

A generally fragile dollar provided some support to oil prices during the European session, although speculative moves tended to dominate. Rob Haworth , senior investment strategist at U.S. The p...

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Piers Morgan calls Theresa May a 'timid loser' on Good Morning Britain

Piers Morgan calls Theresa May a 'timid loser' on Good Morning Britain

Brexit minister David Davis on Monday insisted that the government still aimed to take Britain out of the European Union single market. All the most senior ministers - including Treasury chief...

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Sessions Fires Back at Comey, Amid Recusal Questions

US President Donald Trump at a media conference in the Rose Garden of the White House with the visiting president of Romania Klaus Iohannis. But in his long-awaited testimony before the Senat...

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