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Author: 0 May under pressure after hung United Kingdom results; Brexit dilemma loom

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged May to resign soon after exit polls on Thursday night indicated a gain for the opposition party, but she said her party would "ensure" stability in the UK. "This is a very bad moment for the Conservative Party, and we need to take stock", Conservative lawmaker Anna Soubry said. The result has thrown British politics into turmoil and potentially disrupted Brexit negotiations.

Author: 0 LeBron James calls Warriors' Durant signing 'great for our league'

It's really quite simple. The Cavs also do that but the offensive capabilities of their top four players (James, Kyrie Irving , Kevin Love and J.R. Smith) have paled in comparison to that of the Warriors' quartet (Durant, Green, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson ).

Author: 0 Bangladesh storm kills 3, destroys thousands of homes

Evacuation plans have been underway in 19 districts along the coastal regions of Bangladesh where cyclone Mora is feared to make a landfall. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Under Mora's influence, Chittagong, the last known position of the cyclone's eye at 11:30am, saw the highest wind speed of 128 kmph. Bangladesh is routinely hit by bad storms between April and December that cause deaths and widespread property damage.

Author: 0 UK election upset pummels pound, other currencies stay calm

The survey taken at polling stations across the United Kingdom suggests the Tories could get 314 MPs when all the results have been counted in Thursday's election . "There's never been such a turnaround in a course of a campaign". Mrs May sent a polling day message to voters that a Tory victory would "reignite the British spirit" and had argued throughout the campaign that a big victory would strengthen her hand for Brexit talks in Brussels.

Author: 0 Exit poll points to hung parliament in United Kingdom elections

Asked if she would resign by Sky News' Kay Burley as she arrived, Ms May refused to respond. "The election campaign has gone on for the past six weeks, I have traveled the whole country and spoke at rallies and events across the country and, do you know what, politics has changed and it isn't going back into the box where it was before", he said.

Author: 0 Five of Iran Attacks Suspects Committed Terror Attacks in Raqqa, Mosul - Tehran

The US administration sent sympathies to Iran, but lectured that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". Javad Zarif, who is on a visit to Turkey, also criticized a vote by the U.S. IS has also claimed multiple attacks inside Saudi Arabia. It described them as "long affiliated with the Wahhabi", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia.

Global Election results 2017: Labour 'could form government' says Thornberry
Author: 0 Election results 2017: Labour 'could form government' says Thornberry

The vast majority of results will be declared between 2 am and 4 am local time, with May and her main rival, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , eagerly waiting to see which party, if any, crosses the 326-seat threshold. "I know that people were saying they did not vote for this hard Brexit , they did not vote for leaving the single market", she said. "We need a strong leader", the official said on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of Brexit talks, adding that nonetheless the ...

Author: 0 France confirms second French death in London attack

The attackers killed several people and wounded almost 50 people before being shot dead. "If our human rights laws stop us from doing it, we will change the laws so we can do it", May said at an election rally. He was known to security services and even featured in a television documentary entitled " The Jihadis Next Door ". Investigators later found propaganda videos from the so-called Islamic State (IS) terrorist group on his cell phone, according to La Repubblica newspaper.

Global Missing Myanmar plane had 15 children on board
Author: 0 Missing Myanmar plane had 15 children on board

Navy ships and air force planes have been scouring the waves since late Wednesday afternoon, when the Chinese-made plane disappeared on a routine flight from the southern city of Myeik to the commercial hub of Yangon. "I couldn't sleep when I heard about them", she said. A plane wheel that was believed to be from the Chinese-made Y-8-200F transport plane was also found, the statement said.

Author: 0 Melbourne attack an act of terrorism, Australian police say

Sounds of the gunfire caused neighbors to call police. "This terrorist attack by a known criminal, a man who was only recently released on parole, is a shocking, cowardly crime", Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told reporters in Australia's capital, Canberra, as cited by Reuters .

Global UKIP Leader Steps Down Effective Immediately After Gaining No Parliament Seats
Author: 0 UKIP Leader Steps Down Effective Immediately After Gaining No Parliament Seats

I said at the start this election was wrong. Liberal Democrat Philip Smith came in fourth place, with Green Victoria Percival in fifth and Mike Gilbert from the new Blue Revolution Party in sixth. Mrs May said this morning the United Kingdom needed "stability". After seven election results had been announced, it was confirmed the party had lost their deposit in five seats, meaning they failed to achieve 5% of the vote share.

Author: 0 Dramatic footage shows moments of London terror attack

Police shot and killed all three. "Something very sad, very hard, is becoming more lovely and grand, making us appreciate even more our brother, our family, our friends and our country", said Ana. People look at the floral tributes placed at London Bridge to commemorate the victims of Saturday's attack in London , Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Firstly, he explains that there are two key people involved - the Senior Investigating Officer and the Senior Identification Officer.

Author: 0 Britain plunged into uncertainty as May tipped to lose majority

The exit polls also mark an unexpected rise for Corbyn, who has hung on as Labour leader through several attempts from senior members of his party to oust him. "Could be messy for the United Kingdom in the years ahead". Sterling fell by more than two cents against the US dollar as markets digested the prospect of extreme political uncertainty and even the risk of a second election this year.

Author: 0 Pound dives on fears UK election may produce no clear winner

Such polls have generally been reliable, although political leaders on both sides immediately said it's too early to read too much into it. There seems to be a sort of an inevitability to British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party losing seats as the United Kingdom polls conclude.

Author: 0 '50/50 chance' of Theresa May resigning after election

But British voters seemingly went against predictions once again, leaving May, in her first major electoral test since replacing David Cameron a year ago, more vulnerable than ever. The electorate was voting to elect 650 MPs for the House of Commons, with about 45.8 million people entitled to vote. Police have briefly closed off an area of London near Charing Cross station after a suspicious package was found.

Author: 0 Turkey lawmakers back sending troops to Qatar base

Pressure also has been mounting on the Trump administration not to let the violence on USA soil go unpunished. Turkey has demanded a full investigation. "The conduct must change". "There must be consequences for this unprovoked attack". Relations between Ankara and Washington have been strained over the U.S.

Author: 0 London's Mayor Wants To Cancel Trump's State Visit To The UK

President Trump has used the most recent attack to again bring attention to his executive order that bans travel into the US from six Muslim-majority countries, an action that is caught up in court. "Mark it all down as further evidence that the most effective opponent of the Trump presidency is Donald J. Trump ". "Since Saturday I've been working with the police, with the emergency services, with the government and others to deal with the horrific attack on Saturday", Khan said ...

Author: 0 General Election exit poll: How accurate are exit polls usually?

The second largest seat victor, according to the exit polls , will be the Labour Party, lead by socialist Jeremy Corbyn , with a predicted 266 seats. But as the night wore on and the actual results came in from constituencies, it became clear he had in fact won a majority, albeit a small one of just 12 seats.

Author: 0 Police increase patrols in Tehran after Iran terror attacks

Suicide bombers and gunmen stormed into Iran's parlia. The Islamic Republic of Iran struck back at President Donald Trump after a White House statement condemning an ISIS attack in Tehran also called out Iran for sponsoring terrorism.

Author: 0 Gulf row: Indians in Qatar advised to remain alert

Thousands of Qataris have been unable to board flights to the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain , and cut off from relatives in those countries, in a region where cross-border marriages are common and Gulf rulers refer to each other as "brothers".

Author: 0 Trump attorney disputes Comey, says Trump was not under investigation

Trump , uncharacteristically, stayed silent during Comey's testimony , despite earlier suggestions from White House aides that he might take to Twitter to respond . It was "Pilgrim's Progress" meets "House of Cards" when Comey arrived for a one-on-one dinner at the White House Jan. 27. The former director's testimony is based on written memos of his interactions with Trump , some of which he says he shared with senior Federal Bureau of Investigation leadership.

Global British police identify 3rd London attacker as Italian of Moroccan descent
Author: 0 British police identify 3rd London attacker as Italian of Moroccan descent

Seven people were killed and almost 50 others were wounded in the Saturday night rampage. Thomas was walking with his girlfriend over the bridge when the attack began. Italian officials said suspicions about him had been shared with British authorities. Met Police also said a large part of the closed-off crime scene has been reopened to the public, though Borough Market and a small surrounding area remain closed.

Global Three terror suspects arrested in London
Author: 0 Three terror suspects arrested in London

Italian officials said suspicions about him were shared with British authorities and his name was listed in the Europe-wide intelligence-sharing system. Metropolitan Police said detectives believe 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba was the remaining attacker who had not yet been publicly identified. Public anger has grown at how the men were able to carry out an attack despite alarms being raised to the authorities, particularly after police revealed the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was also ...

Global Reality Winner said she wanted to 'burn the White House down': prosecutors
Author: 0 Reality Winner said she wanted to 'burn the White House down': prosecutors

She became the first person charged with leaking classified information to the media under the administration of President Donald Trump. Winner, shackled at the feet and wearing an orange jumpsuit in court , said little during Thursday's proceeding, except to reply, "Not guilty, your honor", when asked for her plea, and to answer "yes" and "no" to procedural questions put to her by the judge.

Global Trio detained by anti-terror police in east London following armed raids
Author: 0 Trio detained by anti-terror police in east London following armed raids

Meanwhile, the family of Spanish banker Ignacio Echeverria have confirmed he was killed in the attack after trying to fend off a terrorist with his skateboard. The two other attackers were named as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane. Armed officers conducted an operation in Ilford which finished with the arrests of two men.

Author: 0 Arab states to 'accept nothing but deep changes' in Qatar

Qatar has previously said it would "not surrender" to outside influences on its foreign policies. The UAE's state airline Etihad Airways also suspended all flights to and from Doha . Qatar has called its tanks into action and warned neighbours that it will open fire on any ships that come into its waters. Leaders pointed to Qatar - look!" followed by "So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off.

Author: 0 No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

They became the first team to triumph after falling into a 3-1 Finals deficit when they beat the Warriors in seven games previous year. Golden State is on the cusp of an unprecedented playoff feat. I really don't know what I did Wednesday night. SMITH: "You can say whatever you want about him in a couple days, it ain't gonna matter ". Game 4 is on Friday in Cleveland .

Author: 0 LeBron James not faulting Golden State Warriors for building super team

Irving can't be much better than that. "If we come in with the same energy, same effort, physicality, as we did in Game 3, we give ourselves a good chance to win". There's nothing like a mother's love, especially when you're on your way to obtaining a national championship title. "We just have to go get it". Steph Curry is known for a lot of things, but he added to his expansive resume of unique on-court celebrations Thursday by doing something he's not even sure about.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: England determined not to let Australia win, says Joe Buttler

But victory in Cardiff may not be enough to get through to the knockout stage of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides. A wash-out would confirm their elimination, whereas Bangladesh could still qualify on net run-rate if England beat Australia by a greater margin than they managed against Bangladesh in the tournament opener at The Oval.

Author: 0 S. Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

North Korea fired several projectiles believed to be short-ra. The memo attributes the upgrade to "initial data analysis" from last month's test, including "fixes" made to the "Kill Vehicle", which is the component that actually destroys the enemy missile, and the "sensors/command and control architecture".

Author: 0 Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

The regime is touting that its rockets, equipped with precision guidance, are now capable of landing within seven meters of its target. In the past, when North Koreans rescued from South Korean waters have chosen to stay in the South, North Korea has accused South Korea of holding them against their will.

Author: 0 Leader: Terror attacks can't harm Iran's resolve

Trump said the U.S. would "grieve and pray" for the victims, but added: "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". While it has long called for attacks in Iran, in recent months Isis propaganda has been released in Farsi with the aim of recruiting the country's Sunni minority.

Author: 0 Half support Trump travel ban

Along party lines, Democrats are more likely than Republicans to view the executive order as anti-Muslim. Legal analysts were quick to point out that the president was hurting his own case. "Its kinda odd to have the defendant in Hawaii v Trump acting as our co-counsel", Katyal tweeted. We need the courts to give us back our rights. Trump wrote in the first of four tweets over 20 minutes.

Global Iran officials say 5 attackers fought for IS
Author: 0 Iran officials say 5 attackers fought for IS

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards have also said regional rival Saudi Arabia was involved, fuelling tensions between the two nations as they vie for influence in the Gulf. "Iranian people reject such US claims of friendship", Zarif tweeted . The first, a symbol of Iran's government, reveals its vulnerability. Iran also has been fiercely opposed to the militant group.

Author: 0 Intel Chiefs Refuse to Answer Trump-Russia Questions

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle emerged from today's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in agreement; they are frustrated with the limited answers the nation's top intelligence officials have provided in testimony about conversations with President Trump .

Author: 0 James Comey on Trump: "He Might Lie"

It may prove injurious - possibly fatal - to the political fortunes of the Trump administration. There is no evidence that the FBI ended or paused its investigation after Comey's departure. One of the biggest takeaways was when the former FBI director said he was sacked because of "the Russian Federation investigation". "I think that public opinion polls show that there is a very substantial majority of the populace, including people who voted for him, who believe that President Trump ...

Author: 0 Death Toll In Tehran Attack Rises; Iranian Official Calls US Response 'Repugnant'

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attacks. Egypt has condemned Islamic State-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament and a shrine to its revolutionary leader in the "strongest terms". Iran's intelligence ministry said on Thursday five of the attackers who died in the assault had been identified as Iranians who had joined the hardline Sunni Muslim militants of Islamic State on its main battlegrounds in Iraq and Syria.

Author: 0 All Eyes On Capitol Hill For Comey's Testimony Before Senate Committee

It will be Comey's first public remarks since he was sacked last month by President Donald Trump . "This doesn't strike me as a daily diary", Turley said. Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz , seized on Comey's affirmation that he told Trump he was not personally under investigation. The paper reported Trump had asked Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Author: 0 Flynn will hand over documents to Senate intelligence panel

The subpoenas were issued for two companies Flynn owns, Flynn Intel Group Inc. and Flynn Intel Group LLC. Representatives Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff, who are leading the House Intel's inquiry, made a joint statement. Nunes recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation after he was criticized for being too close to the White House. Michael Cohen, attorney for The Trump Organisation, has denied any claims of his collusion with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Peter Laviolette: Subban's head was 'crosschecked into ice' by Crosby

The big boys came through like they haven't in the previous four Cup games, and now the Pens are a win away from a back-to-back championship celebration. For two straight games, the Penguins had struggled, at least on the score sheet. Vigilant hockey fans have pointed out that Subban was holding Crosby's leg.

Global Trump will not move the US Embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Trump will not move the US Embassy to Jerusalem

A law passed by Congress in 1995 mandates the embassy's relocation to Jerusalem but includes language allowing the president to waive its enforcement for six months "on grounds of national interests". The White House has indicated Trump had not yet made a final decision. During his campaign, President Trump insisted that the embassy would be moved.

Author: 0 10 things we learned from the James Comey hearing

Almost three hours of testimony by Comey - in which he detailed his interactions with Trump before his May 9 firing - raised the prospect of new lines of inquiry for at least four Senate and House committees looking into various aspects of the matter.

Global Ahead of United Kingdom election, 5 arrested over London, Manchester terror attacks
Author: 0 Ahead of United Kingdom election, 5 arrested over London, Manchester terror attacks

British authorities on Wednesday arrested three more people in connection with last week's London Bridge attack , London's Metropolitan Police said. "Alexandre was a marvellous son, a flawless older brother and a radiant young man", they said in a statement . Two men were arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences and a third man was arrested on suspicion of drug offences.

Global Local Congressman Brad Sherman Joins Effort To Impeach Trump
Author: 0 Local Congressman Brad Sherman Joins Effort To Impeach Trump

Congressman Al Green speaking at a press conference in which he called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump at the Houston Congressional District Office in Houston. While the show, that the Donald Trump presidency has become, may be increasingly entertaining for the rest of the world, it is raising serious concerns in the US.

Author: 0 Theresa May's Conservatives poised to lose majority in United Kingdom election

She became prime minister through a Conservative Party leadership contest when her predecessor, David Cameron, resigned after voters backed leaving the EU. "A hung parliament is the worst outcome from a markets perspective as it creates another layer of uncertainty ahead of the Brexit negotiations and chips away at what is already a short timeline to secure a deal for Britain", said Craig Erlam, an analyst with brokerage Oanda in London .

Global Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute
Author: 0 Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Wednesday Gulf states could resolve a row with Qatar amongst themselves without outside help. Qatar's top diplomat said on Thursday that his country can sustain economic pressure from a Saudi-led coalition, striking a defiant tone as the worst crisis among U.S.

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