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UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

Also on the cabinet's agenda were the talks to secure an alliance where the DUP back the Conservatives on a vote-by-vote basis in parliament, rather than a formal coalition government. Corbyn told MPs he would keep the party on a permanent election footing and would continue to campaign around the country in the Conservative marginals the party needs to win in order to form a majority government. Read More

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Talks on DUP support for minority UK govt, to continue

A Conservative source said there was so far no deal to announce and that a decision on the timing of any announcement would only be made once an agreement is finalised. "I can't negotiate with myself", he told European newspapers including the Financial Times . "Until the negotiations come to an end, of course there is always the possibility to re-open the door", said Mr Macron. Read More

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N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media

N.Korea to soon test ICBM: State media

North Korea fired several projectiles believed to be short-range surface-to-ship cruise missiles off its east coast Thursday, South Koreas military said, a continuation of weapons tests that have rattled Washington and the Norths neighbors as Pyongyang seeks to build a nuclear missile capable of reaching the continental United States. Read More

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FBI's Mueller reportedly seeking interviews with intelligence officials, pointing to Trump probe

In a pivotal shift in the investigation that has riveted Americans like no other in decades, senior intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by investigators working for the special counsel, Robert Mueller , the Post said. "While the president has the right to, he has no intention to do so", White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One flying back from Wisconsin to Washington DC. Read More

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San Diego congressional representatives respond to Alexandria shooting

San Diego congressional representatives respond to Alexandria shooting

As majority whip, Scalise is the third-ranking Republican in the House. As of Wednesday afternoon, Scalise was in critical condition, according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The shooting happened shortly after 7 a.m. Brown said Bailey was a responsible young man. "It's an active scene". "We're safe & with police, everyone praying for GOP colleagues, staff & Cap police", Huffman tweeted . Read More

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Malaysia Airlines flight forced to land over bomb scare

It was later determined to be either a type of speaker or phone charger. The passenger claimed to have explosives, but Malaysian officials say he had a powerbank , not a bomb. An eyewitness calling himself Andy told Melbourne's 3AW radio station that 10 minutes into the flight "I could hear this idiot saying that he wanted to go in to see the pilot". Read More

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Chouhan visits Mandsaur, says culprits won't be spared

Chouhan visits Mandsaur, says culprits won't be spared

He also questioned why the state government in the official notice for constitution of judicial probe panel had not mentioned about the police personnel who killed the farmers. The deaths sparked a wave of protests across the state's Malwa belt, and adjoining Rajasthan and Maharashtra, as angry farmers torched vehicles and ransacked property. Read More

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Jeff Sessions' explanation for firing Comey just doesn't make se

Jeff Sessions' explanation for firing Comey just doesn't make se

Sessions appeared before the Senate intelligence committee as part of its investigation into possible ties between Trump campaign officials and Russian Federation. USA intelligence agencies concluded in a report released in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to interfere in the election to help Trump in part by hacking and releasing damaging emails about Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Read More

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Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts

Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts

He also criticized "false attacks" and "innuendo" that he implied were created to thwart the Trump administration's capacity to enact its agenda. "With no evidence of collusion, wrongdoing, or obstruction of justice by President Trump or the White House, how much longer is this going to go on", said Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel, praising Sessions's "honesty and professionalism". Read More

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Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony

The fate of Bill Cosby June 12, 2017 lay in the hands of a USA jury who deliberated over dinner and into the night on whether or not the disgraced entertainer sexually assaulted a woman at his home more than 13 years ago. She spent almost seven hours on the stand over two days, as Cosby's attorneys attempted to undermine her credibility . Sixty women have accused Cosby of drugging them, sexually assaulting them, or both. Read More

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Donald Trump Ridicules 'Cowardly' Leaker James Comey

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked Sen. Kasowitz criticized Comey's testimony Thursday saying he "admitted that he unilaterally and surreptitiously made unauthorized disclosures to the press of privileged communications with the president". "I didn't say that", Trump said. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (C) looks on during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House June 12, 2017, where he was seated next to Vice President Mike Pence. Read More

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Baseball practice shooting raises debate over gun control

Baseball practice shooting raises debate over gun control

Also, one man was shot outside a shopping center near a major sports arena in New York City on Wednesday but it was not immediately clear who opened fire or how badly the victim was hurt, police said. "Our argument is strengthened on the pro-gun side by what happened because again it shows the urgency of having someone on scene right then and there who's armed", said Van Cleave. Read More

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Trump Accuses 'Cowardly' Comey Of More Leaks

But it eliminates the possibility that he'd recreated a taping system used by Presidents Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy that was run by the Secret Service. "My common sense told me, 'What's going on here is that he's looking to get something in exchange for granting my request to stay in the job '". And for this guy, as a politician, to then go back and write a memo: "'Oh, I felt threatened.' He felt so threatened - but he didn't do anything". Read More

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DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

British Prime Minister Theresa May attempts to form an alliance to cling on to power before heading to Paris on Tuesday, leaving the EU's dismayed Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier wondering when exit talks will begin. Later, May will hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron , including looking at ways to tackle online radicalisation and terrorism. In another intervention Tuesday, former Conservative prime minister Sir John Major warned against a pact between May and the DUP. Read More

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Family seek 12-year-old girl missing after Grenfell Tower fire

Family seek 12-year-old girl missing after Grenfell Tower fire

Initially, it was feared that the building, which appears to be gutted, could collapse. Witnesses said that they saw people jumping from the upper floors. He was still trapped there when Mnemimeh spoke to CNN, and he's not sure what happened to him. How the fire may have become worse? He told CNN it was not yet clear how many people were evacuated or how many people are receiving support. Read More

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Several dead in west London residential tower inferno

Several dead in west London residential tower inferno

Stuart Cundy said that "we believe this number will sadly increase". Flames raced through the high-rise Grenfell Tower block of apartments in the north Kensington area after taking hold around 1 a.m. "The fire is from the second floor to the top floor of the 27-floor building", the Fire Brigade said in a statement . "If the same concerns were had in a wealthy part of Kensington and Chelsea they would have got resolved, but here they didn't get resolved", said Collins. Read More

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May to form minority 'government of certainty'

British media reported that there will be no formal coalition as neither party thinks it is necessary. "The net effect of these conflicting pressures is likely to be the search for a pragmatic deal with the European Union that can pass the threshold of a significant majority across the whole parliament and not just in the Conservative Party", added Niblett. Read More

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Rep. Steve Scalise among those shot at Virginia park

Rep. Steve Scalise among those shot at Virginia park

Rep. Steve Scalise shot in the hip, undergoing surgery, in stable condition. Helicopters have airlifted the wounded out of the area and to local hospitals. Paul's assessment, saying the two officers were shot early in the incident but bravely continued engaging the shooter until he was neutralized. Another witness to the event, Benjamin Childers, posted a live stream of the aftermath of the shooting on Periscope. Read More

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Gunman Opens Fire At Members Of Congress As They Practice Baseball

His page also reveals him to be a strong supporter of Democratic senator Bernie Sanders and that he belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". Capitol Police: Officers wounded at baseball practice in good condition, injuries are not life-threatening. This is a time to appreciate them, and to hope for a good recovery for the congressman and the congressional aide and the officers who were wounded . Read More

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Sanders congratulates UK's Corbyn on election results

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn , speaking after being re-elected in Islington North, said it was time for Mrs May to "make way" for a government that would be "truly representative of the people of this country". "As we do, we will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party in particular". Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, en route to Buckingham Palace to meet the Queen the day after the general election. Read More

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Deputy attorney general says he sees no reason to fire special counsel

According to the Post , a bevy of high-ranking officials including Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, National Security Agency chief Mike Rogers and Rogers' former deputy Richard Ledgett have all agreed to be interviewed. While Trump may have been thinking of firing Mueller - as the President's ally Christopher Ruddy said this week - the outcry from lawmakers and others may make Mueller's job one of the safest in town. Read More

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Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity

Scalise was critically injured and remains in critical condition". Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verdarosa said the two wounded officers are in good condition, and he expects them to recover quickly. Bernie Sanders's campaign in the 2016 election, and had recently posted a petition to impeach President Donald Trump on his Facebook page , along with the statement: "Trump is a Traitor". Read More

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Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

The meeting came a day after lawmakers questioned Justice Department officials about the probe and Mueller's independence, and after a friend of President Donald Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller . American intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian Federation worked to interfere in the election, helping Trump and hurting his rival Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton . Read More

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