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Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Irish party to cling to power

Five fellow Cabinet members have already urged the populist Johnson to topple May as prime minister, if she isn't prepared to announce a timetable for departure, reported newspapers Sunday . It's just a question of, Osborne told Sky News , "how long she is going to remain on death row". Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , aides who served as May's co-chiefs of staff, resigned on Saturday amid accusations that they had mishandled the Tories' election campaign.

Author: 0 AFP on Marawi battles: We respect human rights, int'l humanitarian law

Last Saturday, government troops suffered their largest single loss in the almost month-long offensive when 13 Marines, including two junior officers, died, and dozens others were wounded in a 16-hour gun battle. The Philippines is majority Christian, but Mindanao has a significant population of Muslims and Marawi City is overwhelmingly Muslim. About 2,000 people are also believed to still be trapped in militant-held areas as insurgents continue to entrench themselves two weeks into the ...

Author: 0 Patty Jenkins Hints at Chris Pine's Presence in Future Wonder Woman Films

Another report claimed the majority of those buying tickets for the film were women , another first for the superhero genre. Gal Gadot in a scene from Wonder Woman . Diana fights to protect the innocent. She then directed a handful of episodes for The Killing , and was tapped to direct Thor: The Dark World . Find out more about Patty Jenkins directing Wonder Woman 2 below.

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

Second, a weakened Conservative Party will need more foreign friends, and that includes US companies. As I argue in my recent book , the business environment of Europe is much more than the United Kingdom market, and USA companies have become increasingly aware of this since Brexit .

Author: 0 Defense chief: North Korea a 'clear and present danger'

However, the Security Council did vote unanimously to add 15 individuals and four entities linked to the North's nuclear and missile programs to a United Nations sanctions blacklist. In another sign of increased pressure on North Korea , Japan's navy and air force began a three-day military exercise with two USA aircraft carriers in the Sea of Japan on Thursday.

Global U.S. to face flood of ISIS recruits in Afghanistan
Author: 0 U.S. to face flood of ISIS recruits in Afghanistan

Both attacks occurred in the Achin District, where United States and Afghan troops have been carrying out an offensive against a local affiliate of ISIS , officials said. The Afghan army said one of its soldiers turned his gun on the Americans before he was shot dead. "That Afghan soldier was also killed following the incident".

Global May, three key members of her cabinet reelected to United Kingdom parliament
Author: 0 May, three key members of her cabinet reelected to United Kingdom parliament

May announced the party would try to work with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, an alliance that is fraught with difficulties. The DUP, which took 10 seats, was considering an arrangement which would involve it supporting a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament but not forming a formal coalition, Sky said.

Global Theresa May to finalise top team after election upset
Author: 0 Theresa May to finalise top team after election upset

Labour did not win this election and the British people are staring down the barrel of another Tory government as a result who will be responsible for the imminent Brexit negotiations. Her colleagues apparently have no appetite to oust May after her failure to win the party a majority or to hold a fresh election soon, a senior party member said on Friday.

Author: 0 Puerto Rico casts symbolic vote for statehood

Home values are plunging. "I'm not voting. The government has spent millions of dollars on this campaign hoping that statehood wins, but even if it does, the U.S. But becoming a state won't magically solve the island's deep problems. Luis Sanchez told The Wall Street Journal that he voted in favor of statehood because he believes it will separate Puerto Rico from other Latin American countries "in terms of quality of life and civil rights".

Author: 0 Russian police may use force to break up illegal Moscow rally

In March, thousands joined protests in nearly 100 cities across Russian Federation, angered by a report Navalny published accusing Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of corruption. The protests in March took place in scores of cities across the country, the largest show of discontent in years and a challenge to Putin's dominance of the country.

Author: 0 Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

Melenchon, who could see his party win around 20 seats, asked French voters "not to give full powers" to the president's party in the second round next week. To win in the first round, candidates had to gain at least 50% of the vote. An absolute majority for Mr Macron's party would enable him to implement campaign promises to simplify labour rules and make it easier to lay off workers in hopes of boosting hiring.

Author: 0 May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP

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 ). Fallon said it would not be a formal coalition , but that the DUP's 10 MPs would support the government "on the big things" - such as the budget, defence issues and Brexit.

Author: 0 Israel advances plans for 1500 new West Bank homes

Palestine divided between Israel and the territories Israel occupied in 1967 with the growth of illegal Jewish settlements making peace almost impossible. Once a Palestinian state became a reality, Israel and the Arabs could declare peace and establish relations, ending the cycle of conflict that began with Israel's establishment in 1948.

Author: 0 UK's Boris Johnson says PM May is best person to deliver Brexit

The move might offer hope to Conservative lawmakers who have criticised her style of government . " Theresa May is a dead woman walking". And Ms Soubry - a leading figure in the Remain campaign before last year's European Union referendum - told the BBC's Sunday Politics Mrs May would have to listen to businesses and "wise owls" in her government who are calling for the single market to be a priority over immigration curbs.

Author: 0 'We are not ready to surrender,' says Qatar's foreign minister

Russias Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with Qatars Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in Moscow later on Saturday amid the diplomatic conflict in the Middle East. Turkey has also stepped in to help Qatar, supplying the desert country with dairy products. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain this week cut ties to Qatar, accusing the country of tolerating or even encouraging support for extremist groups, including al-Qaida's Syria branch.

Author: 0 French president tries to ease Gulf dispute

It's a crisis that Qatar's neighbors want the country to stop snuggling up to Iran and to stop funding bloodshed and murder that occupy the headlines with growing frequency? The three countries along with Bahrain cut ties to Qatar last week and have moved to block air, land and sea routes to the energy-rich Gulf nation.

Author: 0 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Oslo,' 'Hello, Dolly!,' win big at 2017 Tony Awards

In the musical categories, Ben Platt took home the award for Best Leading Actor for " Dear Evan Hansen " and Bette Midler won Best Leading Actress for her role in " Hello, Dolly! ". Kevin Kline , victor for leading actor in a play for " Present Laughter ", called out in his thank-yous the National Endowment for the Arts, which has been threatened with losing its federal funding under the Trump administration.

Author: 0 Trump to decide whether to block Comey testimony: White House adviser

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey will testify on June 8 before a congressional committee investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. Gen. Michael Flynn. In this case, Trump's media interviews, his termination letter to Comey and his random tweets have already made his meetings with the ex-FBI chief a matter of public concern.

Author: 0 Arab diplomatic crisis deepens with new terror-related sanctions

President Trump has reversed course on Qatar today, speaking to the Qatari Emir on the phone and offering to help resolve the ongoing split between them and other Gulf Arab states . The Qatari capital Doha has regularly been used by teams from nations incapable of playing games on home soil due to adverse security situations or as a result of diplomatic rows with other countries in the region.

Author: 0 England beats Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup

Everton striker Calvert-Lewin became the third England player to score in a World Cup final after Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters in 1966 - the last time England won any world title. Venezuela, who have never qualified for the senior World Cup, were also making their first final appearance and took time to settle until Ronaldo Lucena's stunning free-kick hit the post in the 24th minute from 40 metres.

Author: 0 " "Trump calls Comey "leaks" of memos "'cowardly'"

Nor do I believe he was stunned into silence by Trump's requests for the FBI to drop its investigation into former national security advisor Mike Flynn's ties to Russian Federation. He is a good guy. "I mean, I will tell you, I didn't say that". Iohannis spoke of Trump's remarks last month about some members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation not spending enough of defense, saying he liked the US president's speech on the matter.

Author: 0 Russia, Saudis see oil inventories falling after price drop

Crude prices fell about 4 percent this week after USA data showed a surprise 3. 3 million barrel rise in crude inventories to 513.2 million barrels. "Sentiment in the market is still very bearish", Amrita Sen, chief oil economist for Energy Aspects Ltd.in London, said by telephone.

Global Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law
Author: 0 Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law

Morales-Santana's deceased father was an American citizen, while his mother was not. A federal appeals court ruled for Morales-Santana, saying that the same rules must apply to both unwed fathers and mothers, and Morales-Santana met the more lenient one-year rule.

Global Gorsuch issues first ruling in case defining 'debt collector'
Author: 0 Gorsuch issues first ruling in case defining 'debt collector'

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that regulations for debts collectors do not extend to companies that purchase debts. Judge Neil Gorsuch delivered his first opinion as a Supreme Court justice Monday, The Hill is reporting. The petitioners argued this activity made Santander a debt collector subject to the FDCPA. Justice Gorsuch writes that the language of the FDCPA does not suggest "that we should care how a debt owner came to be a debt owner - whether the owner ...

Author: 0 Puerto Ricans sceptical of change after vote for statehood

Oscar Lopez Rivera participates in the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade on 5th Ave. on Sun., June 11, 2017 in New York City. Among those eager for the USA territory to become the 51st state is Pedro Pierluisi, the island's former congressional representative .

Author: 0 2-magnitude earthquake shakes Turkey, Greece; 10 injured

A STRONG natural disaster has hit the Greek island of Lesbos, damaging homes and roads at the Irish tourist hotspot. Speaking to Turkish media outlets, Izmir governor, Izmir metropolitan mayor, Karaburun district governor and Karaburun mayor all confirmed that no casualties took place as a result of the quake.

Global May seen fighting for survival after election failure
Author: 0 May seen fighting for survival after election failure

May, however, insisted her party was still in pole position to lead, despite falling short by eight seats, CNN reports . Speaking to Sky News on Sunday in her first interview since discussions begun, the DUP leader said: "We have had very good discussion yesterday with the Conservative party in relation to how we could support them in forming a national government".

Global Turkey's decision to deploy troops to Qatar 'aims to ensure security'
Author: 0 Turkey's decision to deploy troops to Qatar 'aims to ensure security'

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have cut diplomatic ties Monday and are trying to blockade Qatar by air and sea. Its long-haul carrier Qatar Airways has also been impacted. As part of that effort, the firm plans "a comprehensive legal and government relations strategy" that will communicate broadly and to "certain domestic agencies and leaders".

Global Piero Ventura : Italy coach fires Spain warning after Liechtenstein rout
Author: 0 Piero Ventura : Italy coach fires Spain warning after Liechtenstein rout

Lopetegui's team will be playing against Macedonia today as both Italy and Spain will be looking to score a lot of goals. In the second half, the hosts only needed seven minutes to double their lead. The comprehensive victory keeps Italy locked together with Spain at the top of the group and head coach Ventura felt the Italians stepped up their game after the interval, but the coach issued a note of caution ahead of his side's trip to Madrid in September.

Author: 0 Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested

Among other things, those voices chanted loudly: "Putin, thief!" and " Russia will be free". Navalny argues that he was forced to call people to another unauthorised rally, claiming that no firm would supply a stage, screens or speakers for the protest he had been given permission for.

Global Trump's environment official skipping much of G7 summit
Author: 0 Trump's environment official skipping much of G7 summit

It's all as stylized and traditional as a Noh play. China is fast becoming the world leader when it comes to preventing climate change. "We have to wake up our countrymen - in fact, the world", he added. There were no negotiations about how big the contributions of various countries should actually be: Trump only talks about "renegotiating" the deal because he never actually read it.

Global Dem Introduces 'COVFEFE Act' To Record All Of Trump's Tweets
Author: 0 Dem Introduces 'COVFEFE Act' To Record All Of Trump's Tweets

The official accounts of both the President of The United States and the White House have been archived in the past but Trump often tweets from his own personal account which will now be included under this new act. Trump later joked "who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"?" As the Hill points out , National Archives spokesperson Miriam Kleiman has said that Trump's tweets, along with less ballyhooed presidential social mouthpieces like Instagram, would be treated as ...

Author: 0 Penguins stun Preds with late goal

Matt Murray stopped 27 shots in recording his second consecutive shutout. Crosby, who won his second straight Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP, scored eight goals and 27 points in 24 games. Louis Blues, and Anaheim Ducks en route to their first final in franchise history. The 2005-06 season marked the beginning of the salary cap era in the National Hockey League.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: I can 'absolutely' still be Prime Minister

Roger Lomass, who stood in West Tyrone in March's assembly election , also alleged that he and fellow NI Conservatives were told by Tory central office to remove party rosettes during the prime minister's visit to the Balmoral Show last month.

Global McAuliffe adds Va. to climate alliance
Author: 0 McAuliffe adds Va. to climate alliance

In response, former President Barack Obama, who initially entered the U.S.in the accord, said Trump's move positioned the country not as the leader of the industrial world but of "a small handful of nations that reject the future". And there has been no intimation from their side that might suggest diluting this special relationship we share, " the minister said. He added at the time, "History will judge today's efforts as pivotal".

Global Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis
Author: 0 Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis

That was condemned by the Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who tweeted: "Repugnant WH [White House] statement .as Iranians counter-terror backed by United States clients". As the funerals took place, Iranian authorities continued a widening crackdown. "The terrorists first went by vehicle to the mausoleum and after dropping two of them off, went to the city centre to attack parliament", the police said.

Global Kathy Griffin to address Trump beheading stunt at press conference
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin to address Trump beheading stunt at press conference

At a rambling press conference on Friday, Griffin tearfully predicted her career was over and said Mr Trump "broke me". "This president of all the people is going to come after me?" Trump himself responded to the comic on Twitter writing, " Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself ".

Author: 0 Facebook introduces rainbow reaction to celebrate LGBT pride month

In case if you don't know, LGBTI stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans gender and intersex and pride month is celebrated every year in the month of June. The LGBT+ community still have to fight for equal rights all over the world on a daily basis. Alongside expressing like laughter, love and anger, you can now select an image of the flag which is often used as a celebration by the LGBT community.

Author: 0 British Prime Minister Theresa May Loses Majority After Snap Election

May had called the vote three years early in the hope that a sweeping win would strengthen her hand in the challenging Brexit talks, which are due to start in nine days' time . The turmoil engulfing May has increased the chance that Britain will fall out of the European Union in 2019 without a deal. Her remarks made clear that she is planning to form a minority government with backing from the DUP - rather than entering a formal coalition with the party.

Global May to form government and will work with DUP
Author: 0 May to form government and will work with DUP

DUP leader Arlene Foster may seek concessions from May in exchange for providing the needed seats to reach a 326-vote majority, however. British Prime Minister Theresa May has told the Queen she has the numbers to form government, and will provide Brexit and anti-terror "certainty".

Author: 0 Trump denies 'loyalty' pledge, says Comey testimony proved no collusion

I mean think of it, I hardly know the man. In nearly three hours of sworn testimony, Comey also said he orchestrated a leak to a New York Times reporter of a memo describing his conversations with Trump in the hope that it would prompt the appointment of a special counsel.

Author: 0 Rennie: DUP deal could pose constitutional threat to UK

May's Downing Street office had announced on Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) had been agreed, only for the DUP itself to cast doubt on that account hours later.

Author: 0 United Kingdom prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

The DUP had campaigned for Brexit in the June 2016 referendum but are considered against a so-called " hard Brexit ", which would see Britain leave the European Union (EU) single market and customs union. Katherine O'Brien, of BPAS, said: "The very idea that abortion rights could be used as a bargaining tool as part of these negotiations is deeply worrying".

Global Maharashtra SSC Class 10th Result 2017 to be declared tomorrow
Author: 0 Maharashtra SSC Class 10th Result 2017 to be declared tomorrow

In the a year ago, almost 17,27,496 students have appeared for the MSBSHSE SSC or Maharashtra class 10 exams 2017, and the overall pass percentage was 89.56. Moreover, girls in the state outshone boys with an overall pass percentage of 91.41 per cent in the SSC results. The SSC 2017 results can be accessed from the following websites: mahresult .nic.in, result.mkcl.org, mh-ssc.ac.in and msbshse.ac.in.

Author: 0 Boris Johnson 'planning to launch leadership bid for Tory party'

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 austerity. The House of Lords will also resist a Conservative-negotiated Brexit deal - not least because of May's approach. "It remains to be seen what the nature of that deal is".

Global Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum
Author: 0 Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

Lopez Rivera said last week he would not accept the title of "National Freedom Hero" and would instead join the parade as a regular citizen, in part because the focus was too much on him and not enough on the plight of Puerto Rico. No clear majority emerged in the first three referendums on status, with voters nearly evenly divided between statehood and the status quo. Héctor Ferrer, president of the Popular Democratic Party that embraces the island's current status as a territory, also ...

Global British PM's top aides quit after election disaster
Author: 0 British PM's top aides quit after election disaster

The development comes after Mrs May sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast for talks with the DUP after the election left the Tories eight seats short of the 326 required for a majority. He told the Sunday Mirror: "I can still be prime minister". A spokesman for Mr Johnson said: "The Foreign Secretary is 100 per cent supporting the PM and working with her to get the best deal for Britain".

Author: 0 Pound dives as United Kingdom enters new period of uncertainty

Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek , from the same party, tweeted: "I believe it will be possible.to finally start talks about Britain's exit from the European Union after many a postponement". Among the victims was Cabinet Office minister Ben Gummer, the author of the Conservatives' widely-criticised manifesto. The election of 12 new Scottish Conservative MPs will boost the number of backers of a soft Brexit on the benches behind May.

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