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Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Theresa May 'all the way'

Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Theresa May 'all the way'

Earlier on Saturday May lost her two closest aides. Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the early results showed May had lost her mandate and called for her to resign . Mrs May's shock policy on social care upset the elderly voters the Conservatives rely on and derailed her bid for election. The Labour leader, who survived an attempt to oust him by his own MPs before the election, now expects that he will be able to attract some of the party's biggest names to serve on his ... Read More

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Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

Qatar is ready to listen to the concerns of Gulf Arab states that have cut diplomatic and economic ties, Kuwait said on Sunday, as it tried to mediate a solution to the worst regional crisis in years. Kuwait is attempting to play the role of a mediator and hopes to diplomatically resolve the crisis. He is accompanied by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz. Read More

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Damian Green Appointed First Secretary of State, Minister for UK Cabinet Office

Far from a forecast landslide majority, May has been left holding on to 10 Downing Street with diminished authority having lost her party its majority. Green was shifted from work and pensions to the new role at the Prime Minister's side. British Agriculture Minister Michael Gove, a pro-Brexit campaigner and former rival of Prime Minister Theresa May, said he was surprised by the invitation to join her cabinet on Sunday. Read More

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Philippines' Duterte not aware of US support against Islamists in Marawi

Philippines' Duterte not aware of US support against Islamists in Marawi

It said in a statement it was providing Philippine forces with security assistance and training in the areas of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. In this June 9 photo, soldiers prepare for deployment on the outskirts of Marawi city, southern Philippines. The raid, however pre-empted a plot by hundreds of militants waving Islamic State group-style black flags to capture Marawi and kill Christians, military officials say. Read More

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Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government

Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government

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 through her threat to walk away from the talks rather than accept a "bad deal". "I sought, and to be fair to the prime minister, received a categoric assurance that in talking to the DUP that there would be no suggestion of any rollback on LGBT rights in the rest of the United Kingdom", she told. Read More

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DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May

Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday said he can "still be prime minister" as he aims to thwart May's attempt to run a minority government. "Boris is the only option with the liberal values, Brexit credentials and popular appeal". Britain's inconclusive election means it is more likely to opt for a softer Brexit in which it remains in the European Union's customs union, Irish appointed EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan said in a newspaper interview published today. Read More

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London police make three arrests over terror attack

London police make three arrests over terror attack

Three men deliberately drove a vehicle into pedestrian traffic on London Bridge, before fleeing to nearby Borough Market, where they began stabbing bystanders with long knives. Butt, 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan who was known to security services, while Italian authorities said they warned the United Kingdom that 22-year-old Zaghba was a "possible suspect". Read More

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N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

He told the Sunday Mirror on Saturday: 'I can still be prime minister. The Conservative party failing to win an outright majority in this week's election has endangered the prospect of a real Brexit. "This is not the time for sharks to be circling". He tweeted: "The adviser takes the fall but Theresa May is the one responsible for her own defeat". Read More

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Qatar denounces Gulf states' 'policy of domination'

Qatar denounces Gulf states' 'policy of domination'

A previous mediation effort by Kuwait in which the Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah shuttled between Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Doha , failed to achieve an immediate breakthrough. Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it was ordering "suitable measures" to help families with mixed citizenships, but provided few details. Iran has sent five planeloads of food to Qatar, which is suffering shortages amid a regional blockade. Read More

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Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

Elected EU officials and members of the European Parliament aimed their fire squarely at Theresa May - who called the snap election in an attempt to strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks - and the wider Conservative Party. The lack of a clear majority for any party could force a more conciliatory approach. The probability of a clean divorce from the European Union, a so-called "hard Brexit", can play out in different ways. Read More

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Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

Ten DUP MPs will allow a government that looks set to be - in the words she previously used against other parties - a "weak and unstable coalition of chaos". The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy. The DUP forged its combative brand of British nationalism in the Protestant areas of 1970s Belfast as the bloody "Troubles" pitched hardline unionists fighting to remain part of Britain against mainly Catholic nationalists seeking a united ... Read More

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Puerto Rico casts symbolic vote for statehood

Puerto Rico casts symbolic vote for statehood

Protesters in favor of Puerto Rico's independence protest after a referendum was held on the island's status by marching through the financial district, known as the golden mile, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sunday, June 11, 2017. But even statehood supporters came out in lower than expected numbers. He also said that participation rates varied from 7 percent to 35 percent for states including Wisconsin and Hawaii when they were ratified as states. Read More

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Delta ends sponsorship over Trump look-alike killing scene

Delta ends sponsorship over Trump look-alike killing scene

In a tweet Sunday afternoon, Delta Airlines responded to a user who questioned the airline's decision to financially back the controversial rendition. The show, which stars Gregg Henry as Caesar and Elizabeth Marvel as Marc Antony, has drawn the ire of conservatives because the blonde-haired Caesar bears a striking resemblance to President Donald Trump - and the show, of course, features Caesar's death. Read More

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China Eastern plane returns to Sydney following engine incident

China Eastern plane returns to Sydney following engine incident

Passengers on board flight MU736 said shortly after the take-off, they had heard a loud sound coming from the left engine. Images circulated on social media showed a large hole in the flight's left engine casing. Passengers travelling on the flight are expected to board another plane to China on Monday morning. Aviation experts are now conducting an investigation on the aircraft to find the exact cause of the incident. Read More

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Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast

Shivraj Singh ends his indefinite fast

Former Chief Minister Kailash Joshi offered coconut water to Chouhan for ending his fast at the Dussehra Maidan here. A day after Mandsaur firing, the protesters had also allegedly set ablaze four passenger buses and a dozen other vehicles in Newri Phata in Dewas district on the highway. Read More

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About 100 people rally in Portland for LGBT rights

About 100 people rally in Portland for LGBT rights

According to the national march website , the objective was to "peacefully and clearly address concerns about the current political landscape and how it is contributing to the persecution and discrimination of LGBTQ individuals". This diversity, combined with experiences of marginalization, makes them fierce fighters against injustice for all - and they are leading the resistance. Read More

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'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

Mail on Sunday tripe - I am backing Theresa may. However, beyond all unquestionable doubt, Britain's departure from the European Union must take precedence over any other issue, be it political or personal. The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy. There are fears among more liberal Conservative MPs that the socially conservative DUP will demand a scaling back of abortion and gay rights - but No. Read More

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Argentina Score Sensational End-To-End Try In Dramatic Game Vs England

Argentina Score Sensational End-To-End Try In Dramatic Game Vs England

Ford kicked his seventh goal from eight attempts to finish with a 23-point haul and wrap up a breathtaking victory in the first of two Tests that enabled England to get back to winning ways. Having had his appetite whetted for the worldwide game, Solomona is now hoping to fight off competition from Marland Yarde and uncapped duo Nathan Earl and Harry Mallinder to win his second cap. Read More

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Saudi Arabia, UAE welcome Trump's warning to Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE welcome Trump's warning to Qatar

The alliance last week cut ties with Qatar and closed off all land, sea and air travel links with the Gulf country, accusing its leaders of supporting extremist groups. And in the wake of that conference, nations came together and spoke to me about confronting Qatar over its behaviour", Trump told reporters at the news conference."So we had a decision to make: Do we take the easy road or do we finally take a hard but necessary action? Turkey also has chose to send troops to a base it ... Read More

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