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Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit

Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit

In Thursday's election the Conservatives won 318 of the 650 House of Commons seats, 12 fewer than the party had before the snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. But despite jubilation among Mr Corbyn's supporters at bloodying Mrs May' s nose, Labour MP Chris Leslie said the party should not pretend it achieved a "famous victory". Read More

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UNSC expands sanctions on North Korea

Mattis said in Singapore at the Shangri-La Dialogue, a major defence summit for countries from the Asia-Pacific region and beyond'. The other 13 included senior officials from North Korea's Workers' Party and heads of trading firms tasked with securing purchases for Pyongyang's military programs. Read More

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Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

Northern Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

Damian Green, the former work and pensions secretary, was named first secretary of state - effectively the deputy prime minister. But Johnson said he backed May. The pound on Friday fell 1.7 and 1.4 percent against the USA dollar and the euro, respectively. Several hundred people - many Labour voters - protested in central London against the potential alliance, with one organiser leading chants of "racist, sexist, anti-gay, the DUP has got to go ". Read More

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Teen says his pro-Trump shirt was censored in school yearbook photo

Teen says his pro-Trump shirt was censored in school yearbook photo

In fact Dyer said the school administration is all for students getting involved in politics, taking part in democracy and generally making their voices heard. "By Donald Trump ", Montana recalled the quote saying. "I like Trump, but it's history too", the teen told the Asbury Park Press . Grant believes his Trump's T-shirt was Photoshopped and he expressed disappointment over its adjustment when he showed his parents the yearbook . Read More

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Nicola Sturgeon refuses to answer questions on Labour deal

A choice between a future in which I ensure their voices are heard loud and clear in Westminster, and one where crucial decisions are made, behind closed doors, by a Tory government with its own risky agenda. Under the headline Sturgeon's Triple Lock Threat on Independence, the Scottish Daily Mail says that every vote for the SNP would be used to break up Britain . Read More

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

The Prime Minister met with the Queen at Buckingham Palace at 12.30pm (11.30pm NZT) to get the tick of approval. She and her team are trying to produce a small working majority in coalition with the Democratic Unionist Party. A DUP source was reported as saying: "We want there to be a government". "We are ready. Michel Barnier (the EU's chief Brexit negotiator) is ready", German EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger, who is responsible for the EU budget, told a German radio show. Read More

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Theresa May agrees deal with DUP to form minority government

Theresa May agrees deal with DUP to form minority government

But Graham Brady, who chairs the influential 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative lawmakers, said a "self-indulgent" party leadership campaign would only cause more uncertainty. With complex talks on Britain's divorce from the European Union due to start in 10 days, it was unclear what their direction would now be and if the so-called "Hard Brexit" taking Britain out of a single market could still be pursued. Read More

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Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'

But I did not say that". I'm not going to say, 'I want you to pledge allegiance.' Who would do that? I hardly know the man. It doesn't make sense. Trump: 100 percent. During his almost two-and-a-half hours of testimony, Comey said Trump asked him for a pledge of loyalty, as well as urged him to "see a way out of" the FBI investigation into Flynn's conversations with Russia's ambassador. Read More

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Trump Offers 'Warm Support' to Theresa May After Poll Setback

Trump Offers 'Warm Support' to Theresa May After Poll Setback

Speaking outside No. 10 Downing St., May scarcely acknowledged the election's disastrous outcome, promising to form "a government that can provide certainty". May has said Brexit talks will begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament. In April, she called an early General Election , confident that Ukip voters would now endorse her “hard Brexit” and her watered-down English Tory populism. Read More

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Rangers beat Nationals 5-1, get three-game sweep heading into Houston

Rangers beat Nationals 5-1, get three-game sweep heading into Houston

How Rangers hitters fared: Max Scherzer did great against every Rangers hitter except Shin-Soo Choo. The game remained tied 1-1 until the top of the eighth when Texas busted out for four runs. Louis Cardinals . Only Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson got to 2,000 career strikeouts in fewer innings. Rangers: RHP Tyson Ross (thoracic outlet surgery) said he is ready to make his Texas debut after averaging 90 pitches over his last two rehab starts at Triple-A Round Rock. Read More

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Police release image of knife used in London Bridge attack

Police release image of knife used in London Bridge attack

People have been urged to show the world their "resilience, uni". The British Red Cross has launched a campaign calling for people to come together, a week on from the London Bridge and Borough Market attack. Material tethered to one hilt is shown saturated with blood and was apparently designed so killer Khuram Butt could strap it to his wrist, commander Dean Haydon said. Read More

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Democratic Unionist Party agree 'confidence deal' with Conservatives

Those exit talks, expected to be the most complex in post-World War Two European history, are supposed to wrap up before the end of March 2019 - a timeline that was already considered ambitious before May's electoral debacle. "This is still on", Corbyn says. In a speech outside her Downing Street residence on Friday after visiting the Queen as part of the formalities to approve the formation of a government, May had said: "What the country needs now more than ever is certainty". Read More

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Wonder Woman 2: Patty Jenkins Not Signed On Yet

Fans are curious to know what will happen in the sequel and where will it be shot. Young Wonder Woman actress Lilly Aspell received some important advice about acting from the film's star Gal Gadot . Wonder Woman could have been the only character in the movie and it would still be great, however, I enjoyed the dynamics between her and her love interest Steve Trevor. Read More

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Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says

Qatar hiring Ashcroft, who was attorney general during the September 11 attacks and then helped push through the Patriot Act, appeared aimed at appeasing Washington as several Gulf nations try to isolate it. "We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during the Holy Month of Ramadan, but they can be addressed immediately", he said. Saudi Arabia , the U.A.E., Bahrain and Egypt last week cut diplomatic relations and transport links with Qatar , saying the country must ... Read More

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1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

Marietta Liquor & Deli in Sun City, Calif., sold the lucky ticket containing all six winning numbers for the 10th largest prize in U.S. history. The numbers drawn were 20,26,32,38,58 and the Powerball number was 3. Earlier in June, Missouri saw even longer delays in identifying a Powerball victor after Dennis Shmigelsky carried around his winning $50,000 ticket for two months. Read More

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Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade

Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade

Those comments stood in contrast to the more nuanced, de-escalatory comments of Tillerson , who was also in the Rose Garden during Trump's remarks. "I'm sorry, we will continue to give Qatar every kind of support", he said. Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, which has cut transportation links and trade, had begun to hurt ordinary people in Qatar, impaired business dealings and harmed the U.S. Read More

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UK: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives

UK: DUP agrees to 'confidence and supply' deal to support Conservatives

She said talks with Britain on its withdrawal from what will now be the 27-member European Union would start "in the coming days". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn attacked May after her party lost the majority and asked her to quit as PM. Oettinger said that " time for Brexit negotiations is getting tight" and added that "they must be closed in October 2018" to allow for the complicated approval process in the member states to run its course ahead of the official two-year deadline. Read More

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London Bridge victim's body recovered from River Thames

London Bridge victim's body recovered from River Thames

Italy's main media outlets said Youssef Zaghba , 22, was the son of an Italian mother from Bologna and a Moroccan father. Earlier, police identified Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, and a 30-year-old Rachid Redouane as the other two attackers. Ms Delcros was seriously injured by the van, although her condition in hospital has stabilised, her family said. Meanwhile, police says a large part of the outer cordon of the crime scene had reopened. Read More

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UK prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

If not, the opposition Labour Party would expect to have an opportunity to put forward an alternative Queen's Speech and see if it could win the support of a majority in parliament. "It's just how long she's going to remain on death row", former Conservative finance minister George Osborne, who was sacked by Ms May when she became Prime Minister past year, told the BBC . Read More

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France creates new counter-terrorism task force, Notre Dame attacker identified

France creates new counter-terrorism task force, Notre Dame attacker identified

The man was going to attack the officer with a hammer before one of his peers shot and "neutralised" him. Gerard Collomb, the French interior minister, told reporters that the attack occurred around 4:20 p.m. France is still in a state of emergency after the November 2015 Paris attacks that killed 130 people. "I turned around and saw the assailant on the ground where they had shot him", she said. Read More

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Scottish Tory leader 'given gay rights pledge from PM over DUP tie-up'

Scottish Tory leader 'given gay rights pledge from PM over DUP tie-up'

Former Treasury chief George Osborne - who was sacked by May a year ago - called May a "dead woman walking", and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was ready to contest another election at any time. With Home Secretary Amber Rudd , Brexit Secretary David Davis, and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon all retaining their posts, there was speculation any reshuffle could be limited to replacing the eight ministers who lost their seats in the election. Read More

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Iran arrests 7 more persons linked to Tehran attacks

The men entered the building disguised as women , who in Iran often wear billowing robes that would have allowed them to hide weapons. The Alsabereen militia, a Shi'ite group founded by the Revolutionary Guards through a group of defectors from Islamic Jihad, adopted the Iranian version of events and accused Saudi Arabia of being behind the attacks. Read More

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Two of the London Bridge/Borough Market attackers from Barking - Third man named

Two of the London Bridge/Borough Market attackers from Barking - Third man named

British officials have said there was no intelligence as a result of their investigations into Butt to suggest that he was planning an attack and the investigation had been "prioritized accordingly". The third London attacker has been named by Scotland Yard as a Moroccan-Italian man, Youssef Zaghba . The Metropolitan Police say the body was found Tuesday downstream from the bridge. Read More

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Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

May said Friday she will attempt to form a minority government with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , or DUP. The gamble backfired. Jeremy Corbyn , the Labor Party leader often dismissed (even by many in his own party) as an ineffectual ideologue, galvanized younger and working-class voters with an egalitarian message of "For the Many, Not the Few". Read More

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Britain's May seeks deal with N. Ireland party

When asked if she would continue her term in office May said, "I said during the election campaign that if re-elected I would intend to serve a full term". BuzzFeed has also reported that a lot of Conservative MPs are getting a significant number of complaints about the DUP's LGBT record. There could have been a leadership contest which would have exposed all the old Tory divisions on Europe. Read More

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Rafael Nadal Makes History at the French Open

Rafael Nadal Makes History at the French Open

Nadal was feted post-match with a video documenting his 10 victories in Paris . "From the beginning from my side, for sure, I didn't play my best tennis ", he said. Trust me, I felt better last three times when I was winning and I win trophy of the victor. "But it's true that this one is going to be one of the more special ones for the 10, for what happened in the ceremony after the final, for so many things. Read More

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