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Ruth Davidson holds talks with prime minister

She said: 'I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit, which we know we are now going to have to get cross-party support for, and move to a consensus within the country about what it means and what we seek to achieve. Following a cabinet meeting at Downing Street, Davidson expressed confidence that the shape of Brexit would differ after a national election in which Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May lost her overall parliamentary majority. Read More

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Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

The United Arab Emirates will not deport Qataris who are married to Emirati nationals, Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National reported on Monday, a week after severing ties with Doha and giving Qataris 14 days to leave. The UAE , Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have signed the convention. "Our foreign policy is subject to the sovereignty of our country and is based on our own assessment and our own principles". Read More

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Intel officials refuse to answer questions on Trump and Russia

Intel officials refuse to answer questions on Trump and Russia

McCabe said that wouldn't be appropriate, and King grilled him for a little longer before turning to NSA chief Mike Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats . "The chair is going to exercise its right to allow the witnesses to answer the question, and committee is on notice to provide witnesses the courtesy, which has not been extended all the way across", Burr said. Read More

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United States pressure not slowing down N. Korea missile tests

United States pressure not slowing down N. Korea missile tests

Japan's chief cabinet secretary, Yoshihide Suga, told reporters the missile appeared to have fallen into the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) - waters extending 200 nautical miles from its coast. South Korea's military said the Scud-type missile travelled for 450 km (280 miles). North Korea test-fired a missile on Monday which fell provocatively close to neighbouring Japan, the latest in a series of launches that have heightened tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons ambitions. Read More

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England goalkeeper Woodman's awesome penalty save after VAR decision

England goalkeeper Woodman's awesome penalty save after VAR decision

He said: "That was one tough evening for us but what a feeling when that whistle went, all that hard work all coming together at the end". England winning its first Under-20 title indicates there is talent coming through the youth ranks, especially as some other eligible players were not in South Korea because they have already been promoted to the senior team or are preparing for the Under-21 European Championship. Read More

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Theresa May says she'll remain PM despite calls to go

May is expected to visit Buckingham Palace at 12:30pm ( London time) as the leader of the Conservative party, which won the most seats in Thursday's general election but lost its parliamentary majority. That would make the course of Brexit even harder to predict. Mr Corbyn pointed to the three million votes gained by Labour - as well as seats gained across the UK. Read More

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Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

Sessions is scheduled to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. JOHNSON: Well, the Justice Department says Jeff Sessions was not silent when Comey complained about Trump calling. It "depends on the scope of the questions", he told reporters. Reports last week suggested Sessions offered his resignation to Trump because the President blamed Sessions for exacerbating his Russian Federation problems by recusing himself from the probe. Read More

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Tom Heaton and Jack Butland given chance to impress against France

Tom Heaton and Jack Butland given chance to impress against France

I think he is. He's a player who is very comfortable receiving possession. "But I've seen it again and we would have needed four or five Peter Crouches in that wall to make a difference and that's not what we had". Asked if he knew his number one goalkeeper, he did not miss a beat before answering: " Joe Hart ". We have to improve in all areas to do that. "His contribution around the group has been excellent since I've been manager". Read More

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Finnish PM seeks to bring down his coalition government

Finnish PM seeks to bring down his coalition government

Lawmakers in Centre Party and NCP approved the break-up in party meetings, meaning that Sipila will now ask the country's president for permission for the resignation of the government. He has been convicted of hate speech. " Undeniable human dignity is the foundation of Western democracy, and a new position does not wipe out what has been written in the past ", Orpo told reporters. Read More

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Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, welcomes Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 10, 2017. In recent days, Turkey has stepped in to supply supermarkets there with eggs and milk after anxious residents cleaned out shelves in the early days of the crisis. Read More

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One more farmer dead as MP stir spreads

Stone-pelting protests were also reported from Dhar district where protesting farmers set on fire a private jeep. Earlier, Chouhan had hinted that he would end the fast soon after the families of the four farmers, who were killed in the police firing in Mandsaur , met Chouhan and requested him to call off his fast. Read More

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May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP

May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP

The DUP is similar to the "religious right" in the United States and takes a hardline stance on social issues, such as same-sex marriage and abortion. Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said Ireland was keen for Brexit talks to start and to ensure the process of Britain leaving the European Union did not have an adverse impact on Northern Ireland's fragile peace process.Flanagan was speaking as the British political situation was in turmoil following an election on Thursday that ... Read More

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Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'

The reporter then continued: "So he [Comey] lied about that?" Trump also denied asking Comey to pledge his loyalty. Mr Trump claimed he never said he hoped the investigation into Mr Flynn would go away. Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee asked on Friday for Comey's memos to be handed over, and separately sent a letter to the White House demanding any "recordings or memoranda" of conversations with Comey that Trump or the White House may or may not possess. Read More

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Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea

Court records say victor admitted to mailing a copy of the classified report to a news outlet when an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent interviewed her at her home Saturday. Garrick's affidavit said he interviewed victor at her home Saturday and she "admitted intentionally identifying and printing the classified intelligence reporting at issue" and mailing it to the news outlet. Read More

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner

The 25-year-old federal contractor was charged with leaking information regarding a 2016 Russian military intelligence cyberattack to The Intercept , an online news outlet. The hackers are believed to have then used data from that operation to create a new email account to launch a spear-phishing campaign targeting US local government organizations, the document said . Read More

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Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis

In televised interviews on Monday, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker called the move an " illegal blockade " and urged the United Nations' civil aviation branch to intervene. Trump on June 9 said Qatar "has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". One construction manager told AFP that they only have materials available for two more weeks, but Qatari government ministers have claimed the country's construction industry could survive for up to a year under ... Read More

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Oil edges up on Saudi pledge to make real supply cuts

Oil prices rose on Monday as futures traders bet the market may have bottomed after a recent steep fall, even as physical markets remain bloated by oversupply, especially from a relentless rise in USA drilling. "Unless data are released that make the latest inventory build appear an anomaly, oil prices are hardly likely to make any lasting recovery", Commerzbank said in a note to its clients. Read More

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Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes Turkey's western coast

It struck a depth of 10km, with tremors felt as far away as the Greek capital, Athens , and the city of Izmir , said the European quake monitor, EMSC. There were also several landslides, partially blocking roads, he said. In the area of Plomari in the south of Lesbos , a church steeple was damaged and cracks appeared on the walls of several houses, Deputy Mayor Manolis Armenakas said. Read More

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Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'

Questioned about Comey's central claim that Trump told him to drop the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into his former national security advisor Michael Flynn , Trump responded: " I didn't say that ". I'm not hinting at anything... Trump cut Karl off, responding, " I didn't say that ". Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of NY also called on Trump to release any tapes, and also invited the president to testify under oath before the Senate, as he offered to ... Read More

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Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcome Donald Trump's scolding of Qatar

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcome Donald Trump's scolding of Qatar

We are seeing shortages of food. Families are being forcibly separated, and children pulled out of school. "We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during this holy month of Ramadan". "The next step is for Qatar to acknowledge these concerns and commit to reexamine its regional policies", its ambassador to the United States Yousef al-Otaiba told the official WAM news agency. Read More

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Merkel: EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

Her plan is for Britain to leave the EU's single market of goods and services, a zone of common regulation that allows a British company to operate and sell its products across the bloc. "So we have 15, or 16 more months. Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of 'no negotiations'". These terms include a clean break from the European Union single market. Read More

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Displaced by ISIS Terrorists as CBN Relief Reaches Philippine War Zone

But police say he didn't shoot anyone and tried to steal $2 million before he killed himself, which leads them to believe it wasn't Islamic terrorism. Sunday's ceasefire was initially reached following a meeting last week between President Rodrigo Duterte and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the nation's biggest rebel organisation which offered to broker a halt in hostilities using contacts with the fighters in Marawi , Mr Adiong told DZBB radio. Read More

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Trump's Comey claims contradicted by president's own son

And the president contradicted some of that sworn testimony. They may nevertheless be true. Trump recently repeated an off-base account of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation finances as well. "But I don't think it would be a bad question to ask". But whistleblowers said Comey waited to release the memos until after Trump tweeted that Comey better hope there are no tapes of their disputed conversations about the Russian Federation investigation threats. Read More

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Father killed in front of children after responding to ad about dog

Father killed in front of children after responding to ad about dog

Bowman and the man got into a fight and the man allegedly shot him in the chest, with his two small children nearby. She says while they were being interviewed at the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office , they could hear Scott's suspected killer banging on the walls, screaming obscenities and behaving like a 'maniac, ' so much so that officers eventually had them relocated to another room so they would not have to hear his ravings. Read More

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Experts criticise farm loan waivers, say it disincentive loan

Experts criticise farm loan waivers, say it disincentive loan

Fadnavis said the State Government had agreed to the loan waiver for farmers, adding that conditions and details will be finalised by a joint committee. In a related development, NCP president Sharad Pawar welcomed the State Government's farm loan waiver decision. Experts say unless farmers are given the right incentives to shift to more remunerative and sustainable farming and non-farming options, Indian agriculture will not be able to overcome its current crisis. Read More

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House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony

As president, Trump could technically invoke executive privilege to prevent Comey from testifying, but legal experts disagree as to whether or not it's applicable in this situation. "I don't know how they are going to respond". For Thursday's hearing, Trump could invoke executive privilege by arguing that discussions with Comey pertained to national security and that he had an expectation of privacy in getting candid advice from top aides. Read More

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