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Global Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Theresa May 'all the way'
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Theresa May 'all the way'

Mr Timothy and Ms Hill had worked for Mrs May when she was home secretary prior to becoming prime minister in July a year ago in the chaotic days that followed the Brexit vote. MALCOLM BRABANT: For now, May needs a coalition partner to form a governing majority in Parliament, most likely Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party .

Global Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government
Author: 0 Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government

Peter Robinson, a former DUP leader and former Northern Ireland first minister, said the party would "play a very responsible role" at Westminster. Labour is "ready and able" to form a government, he said on BBC's Marr show. The DUP also called for a safeguarding of the rights of European Union citizens in the United Kingdom .

Global Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum
Author: 0 Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

Gov. Ricardo Rossello goes through registration before voting at the San Jose Academy during the fifth referendum in San Juan, Puerto Rico , Sunday, Jun. In May, Puerto Rico notched the largest municipal bankruptcy in USA history. Under current USA law, Puerto Ricans are born U.S. citizens, but those living on the island can not vote for president and have only one representative in Congress, a resident commissioner who also can not vote, per WSJ .

Author: 0 Clinging on to her job, Britain's Theresa May appoints new ministers

May failed to get the 326 seats her Conservative party needs for an outright majority. Theresa May has been warned she will have to re-think her Brexit negotiating strategy following her humiliation at the ballot box. mirrors some of Trump's policies. "The British need to negotiate their exit but with a weak negotiating partner, there is a danger that the talks are bad for both parties", he told German radio.

Global UK gov't agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA
Author: 0 UK gov't agrees outline deal with DUP for support - PA

Nick Timothy , May's co-chief of staff, said on the ConservativeHome website that he stepped down on Friday, while the BBC reported that Fiona Hill had also quit. Timothy said he took responsibility for the Conservative manifesto, including a plan for elderly social care that caused a backlash among many core voters.

Author: 0 Theresa May pressured to resign after British election disaster

But with May's personal authority in tatters, there were reports that moves were under way within her Conservative Party to dislodge her, while opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was insisting she could be ousted and he could replace her.

Global Sessions says he will testify before US Senate intelligence committee
Author: 0 Sessions says he will testify before US Senate intelligence committee

Sessions' role in the ongoing probe into Trump campaign's alleged communications with Russian Federation has come under increased scrutiny since the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey this week. There are also concerns that Sessions might have helped subvert the ongoing Russia-related investigations. Briefing congressional appropriators on the Justice Department's budget is a critical part of the attorney general's job .

Author: 0 Can still be next British PM: says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

According to the statement, the "details will be put forward for discussion and agreement at a Cabinet meeting on Monday". "We want to do what is right for the whole of the UK and to bring stability to the government of the United Kingdom".

Author: 0 EU fears Brexit might delay after shock Britain vote

When questioned by Zakaria as to whether the leaders of the European Union would tolerate that, Osborne acknowledged there would be "no special deals for Britain" but said he thought a special relationship was still possible, such as the one the EU has with Norway, which is part of the combined European market but not the EU itself.

Author: 0 Australia launches terror probe after deadly Melbourne siege

Khayre was released on bail late a year ago after he committed a violent burglary in 2012, but he was also charged with, and then acquitted of, involvement in a terror plot against an army barracks in Sydney in 2009. The Islamic State ( ISIS ) terror group claimed responsibility for the violent incident. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would be asking for answers from state authorities on how Khayre was allowed to be out on parole .

Author: 0 Israel settlement plans 'challenge' to Trump: Palestinians

Israel defeated Egypt, Syria and Jordan in six days of fighting in June 1967, liberating Judea and Samaria and east Jerusalem from Jordanian occupation , the Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula from Egypt and the Golan Heights from Syria. Additionally, Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), said that, to the Palestinians , the Israeli occupation means "50 years of oppression, subjugation and daily control over all aspects of people's lives".

Author: 0 Bahrain Welcomes Trump's Statements on Qatar

He added that Turkey would continue its efforts to resolve the dispute, as Qatar faces isolation imposed by fellow Arab states over its alleged support for terrorism. The port of Dayyer is Iran's closest port to Qatar. Almost a week after Saudi Arabia and several of its allies severed ties with Qatar in an unprecedented Gulf diplomatic crisis, there were no signs of the bitter dispute being resolved.

Global Nine-run eighth pushes Royals over Padres
Author: 0 Nine-run eighth pushes Royals over Padres

Chacin allowed only three hits and two walks with six strikeouts in seven innings, although one of the hits was a two-run, game-tying homer by catcher Salvador Perez in the fifth. "We all kind of came up at that same time and it's neat to see him do it", teammate Eric Hosmer said. "They were just on him", Royals manager Ned Yost said.

Author: 0 'Nothing compels him': Why Congress would have difficulty forcing Trump to testify

But Trump's critics and detractors found enough reasons in Comey's testimony to allege the president might have crossed the line, leaving himself open to charges of obstructing an ongoing investigation into Flynn. On Thursday, as Comey sat before the Senate Intelligence Committee , he was asked about being taped in the White House, to which Comey replied, " Lordy , I hope there are tapes".

Author: 0 Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

Foster will attending Downing Street on Tuesday for talks with the Conservative leader as work continues to establish a stable government in the aftermath of the bombshell General Election results. "I think in this case, most pundits would agree that she really did have a bad, bad, bad campaign ..." Only Tory fear that an abrupt departure by May could open the door to Labour to try to form a minority government is staying the hand of her possible executioners.

Author: 0 May says will govern with 'friends' for successful Brexit deal

How has the election panned out for the four main parties? "That is why I think at this critical time for our country it is important to form a government in the national interest", she said. Steven Fielding, a professor of politics at the University of Nottingham, called her "a zombie prime minister". In the Conservative Party, recriminations were immediate and stinging.

Author: 0 Mother of alleged Bill Cosby sex assault victim expresses shock, anger

Johnson said that she felt like she was under water and woke up on Cosby's bed to find him behind her and making grunting sounds. The veteran legal eagle said she was puzzled by how her phone was not on silent. Constand's long-awaited showdown with Cosby's lawyers became bogged down in a painstaking examination of her phone records and police statements, and the defense couldn't budge her off her account of molestation and broken trust.

Author: 0 May to form govt. despite Tory slide

Billions of pounds for the struggling NHS, more money for schools, no more tuition fees and a promise that only those earning more than £80,000 would pay higher taxes. Speaking after the outcome became clear, May acknowledged that the result was a disappointment. The Scottish nationalists were the third-biggest group in the outgoing parliament and are chasing a second independence referendum.

Global Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar: airline
Author: 0 Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar: airline

Gabriel said he had personally held meetings with counterparts from Saudi Arabia , Qatar and Turkey this week while speaking by phone with the foreign ministers of Iran and Kuwait to highlight Germany's concern regarding the Qatar dispute.

Global Iran Sends Planes Of Food To Qatar Amid Concerns Of Shortages
Author: 0 Iran Sends Planes Of Food To Qatar Amid Concerns Of Shortages

Reports indicate that intelligence officials in the United States are of the view that hackers from Russian Federation planted a fake news story which made Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations to isolate Qatar . Russia's top diplomat Sergey Lavrov and Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani met in Moscow Saturday. Meanwhile, this situation is a repeat of 2014, when several Gulf countries recalled their Ambassadors from Doha over its support for Muslim ...

Global Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Qatar denies the allegations. Qatar's official overseer of charities denied on Sunday that philanthropic groups in the country backed terrorism, days after U.S. The prime minister has planned to visit Saudi Arabia on June 22 and before that he would also dash to Kuwait and Qatar as part of his reconciliation efforts.

Author: 0 After Comey accuses Trump of lying, President calls him a 'leaker'

Two days after Comey was sacked, The New York Times reported on a January conversation - allegedly sourced from those Comey told about the encounter - in which Comey claimed Trump asked him for his loyalty. Asked about whether she supported Trump testifying under oath - either before the House or Senate or to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is overseeing the Russian Federation investigation - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said during her weekly press conference Friday that ...

Author: 0 Met names third London bridge attacker as Italian national

Like Butt and Redouane, he lived in east London . In a statement Tuesday, they said that they arrested a 27-year-old man this morning. He has said cuts in the number of police officers have had an impact on the ability to prevent attacks .

Author: 0 Trump says he's willing to testify under oath, contradicts Comey

A reporter asked Trump why he feels "vindicated" by Comey's Senate testimony, and asked about whether the president has tapes of his interactions, as Trump has previously suggested. Trump was publicly silent while Comey testified on Thursday , but tweeted an accusation Friday that Comey - whom Trump fired in May - lied under oath.

Author: 0 SCO Summit: Modi Talks About Terrorism In Pak, China's Presence

To enhance the capacity of member states in coordination and implementation in the security field, Xi called on the SCO to strengthen regional counter-terrorism institutional building and resolutely crack down on illicit drug manufacturing and trafficking.

Author: 0 France goes to the polls as Macron seeks majority

Latest opinion polls suggest the party could end up with a landslide of around 30% of the vote - that could translate to as many as 400 seats. Mahjoubi himself is running for a seat in Paris as a candidate with Macron's Republic on the Move party.

Global Notre-Dame attacker lunges at cop with hammer in dramatic video
Author: 0 Notre-Dame attacker lunges at cop with hammer in dramatic video

France had been through many terror attacks for the past two years. Because she speaks both French and English, Soderberg said she was able to understand the French authorities' announcements. One person inside the cathedral tweeted that everyone there was safe and shared a photo. He said the attacker "never showed any sign of radicalization".

Author: 0 House Passes Dodd-Frank Repeal, Which Faces Uphill Battle in Senate

The administration of President Donald Trump backed the bill as part of a multipronged effort to ease banking regulations in order to spur economic growth. Bob Gibbs said the measure it would replace favored big Wall Street banks at the expense of credit unions and small community financial institutions .

Global Qatar slams Saudi, allies' terrorism list as 'baseless'
Author: 0 Qatar slams Saudi, allies' terrorism list as 'baseless'

But the states did not respond to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's warning of humanitarian consequences. Kuwait's ruling emir has traveled to Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to try and mediate the crisis that began June 5.

Author: 0 Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

On Brexit , the DUP supports leaving the European Union but opposes a return to a "hard" border with Ireland - which could happen if May carries out her threat to walk away from talks rather than accept a "bad deal". Labour , written off as nearly unelectable just weeks ago, surpassed expectations by securing 261 seats in a last-minute surge of support. On Brexit, the DUP supports leaving the European Union but opposes a return to a "hard" border with Ireland - which could happen if May ...

Global Theresa May big loser in UK snap vote
Author: 0 Theresa May big loser in UK snap vote

DUP leader Arlene Foster has said her party is entering into discussions with Theresa May about forming a new government . Mr English said he spoke to Mrs May last night. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn and Liberal Democrats Leader Tim Farron have both called on Mrs May to resign following the election. She said no one and no community would be left behind.

Global Egypt's El-Sissi praises Trump's stance on Qatar
Author: 0 Egypt's El-Sissi praises Trump's stance on Qatar

By the same token, Qatar can not afford a cave-in to Saudi and UAE demands that would humiliate the country and effectively turn it in to a Saudi vassal. "The time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding", Trump said. "The policy of intervention in other countries' affairs via supporting terrorism and extremist thoughts in the region becomes unacceptable", the statement added.

Author: 0 Trump dismisses ex-FBI director Comey as a 'leaker'

During an address at a Faith and Freedom Coalition event, Trump made no direct mention of Comey, but told the gathering that he was "under siege". During more than two hours of testimony, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee he believed Trump had directed him to drop an FBI probe into the Republican president's former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the broader Russian Federation investigation.

Global Netanyahu wins libel case over claim wife kicked him out of car
Author: 0 Netanyahu wins libel case over claim wife kicked him out of car

Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court Judge, Azaria Alcalay, in his order said that he agreed with the Netanyahus that "the publication was, at least partially, malicious and ugly". Overall, the court said, it was clear that Serena's objective was to defame the prime minister, as numerous comments he has written make clear his dislike of the Netanyahus.

Author: 0 Iran, Turkey send food to Qatar amid Gulf dispute

The United Arab Emirates welcomed "President Trump's leadership in challenging Qatar's troubling support for extremism". Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. The government of Qatar has hired John Ashcroft, the U.S. attorney general during the September 11 attacks, as it seeks to rebut accusations from U.S.

Global Chinese President Calls for Solidarity, Cooperation with SCO Members
Author: 0 Chinese President Calls for Solidarity, Cooperation with SCO Members

China is willing to host again the SCO joint counter-terrorism cyber exercise, the president said. The two leaders reportedly discussed the current situation in the war-torn country. Guterres said cooperation between the United Nations and the SCO is based on a solid foundation. Faced with profound and complex changes of the global situation, China and India, as the world's two largest developing countries, should pay more attention to cooperation and go ahead with each other as partners, ...

Author: 0 French voters return to polls to elect Parliament

Macron's rivals fretted that his majority will be so large that he'll have a free hand to govern France nearly unopposed for the duration of his five-year term. With 46 percent of votes counted from Sunday's balloting, the Interior Ministry said Macron's Republic on the Move party had more than 26 percent of votes in the elections for the 577 seats in the National Assembly.

Global Conservatives begin talks with DUP over alliance
Author: 0 Conservatives begin talks with DUP over alliance

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn feels he can "still be the prime minister" and indicated today that the United Kingdom could face another election as beleaguered Theresa May's attempt to stitch an alliance to run a minority government after suffering a poll debacle has not yet fructified.

Global British PM under fresh pressure as top aides quit
Author: 0 British PM under fresh pressure as top aides quit

The two top aides to British Prime Minister Theresa May resigned Saturday, shouldering some of the blame for an election that proved a disaster for the Conservative Party, a headache for Britain's exit from the European Union - and potentially a fatal blow to May's premiership.

Global May to head minority government with DUP support
Author: 0 May to head minority government with DUP support

Speaking after her Friday afternoon visit to Buckingham Palace to meet Queen Elizabeth II , Theresa May indicated her intention to form a government with the support of the DUP. "I didn't know who the DUP were, I had to Google them, as many people no doubt in this country would have had to Google them". A deal between the government and the DUP could also unsettle the precarious balance between Northern Ireland's British loyalist and Irish nationalist parties.

Global Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election
Author: 0 Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she assumed Britain still wanted to leave the European Union and talks must start quickly. But media reports suggest they had demanded the departure of May's joint chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, as the price for allowing the 60-year-old vicar's daughter to stay in office.

Global Iran arrests seven Tehran attack suspects
Author: 0 Iran arrests seven Tehran attack suspects

The first attack was made by a four-jihadists team that carried assault rifles, the attackers wore suicide vests attempted to enter the administrative building of the Iranian Parliament . The ministry added that the group returned to Iran previous year trying to commit acts of terrorism in the holy cities of the country but they failed to do so since the security forces inflicted damage on their network while killing its ringleader named Abu Aisha.

Global United Kingdom professor 'eats his words' over United Kingdom election Twitter dare
Author: 0 United Kingdom professor 'eats his words' over United Kingdom election Twitter dare

On May 27, he tweeted: "I'm saying this out loud". Last month, Goodwin tweeted that there was no way Labor Party under Jeremy Corbyn would be able to bag more than 38% of votes. "So, all I'm going to do is sit here and eat my book while you guys carry on", he told the news presenter. A man ate a book on live television. Asked if the book's consistency was "strong and stable, or a bit weak and wobbly", Goodwin didn't immediately respond - because he had his mouth full.

Author: 0 Footage From London Attack Shows Police Shooting Terrorists

The source said Zaghba's Italian mother lives in the northern Italian city of Bologna, confirming a report on the website of newspaper Corriere della Sera. Transport for London (TfL) confirmed that Butt worked for London Underground for just under six months as a trainee customer services assistant, leaving in October previous year.

Global Britain's May to form new government with Northern Irish party
Author: 0 Britain's May to form new government with Northern Irish party

Instead, her election gamble has failed and she and her Conservative party have been weakened, with many on Friday questioning May's future as prime minister. "People have said they have had quite enough of austerity politics", he said, repeating his campaign promises to push for better funding for health and education.

Author: 0 Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On

That means the DUP would back the government on confidence motions and budget votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. May's chief of staff Nick Timothy , left, and Joint-chief of staff Fiona Hill leave the Conservative Party headquarter on Friday.

Global Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
Author: 0 Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

Labour won 262 seats in the General Election , up from the 232 secured by Ed Miliband in 2015, but the Conservatives remain the largest party in Parliament. Several newspapers said Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was being urged by supporters to launch a leadership challenge, but he dismissed the reports as "tripe".

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