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Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

He says that funding has to end. The diplomatic crisis, the worst since the 1990 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq and the subsequent Gulf War, has seen Arab nations and others cut ties to Qatar , which hosts a major U.S. The Qatari government said the list "once again reinforces baseless allegations that hold no foundation in fact" and boasted: "We lead the region in attacking the roots of terrorism". Read More

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Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with the DUP

Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with the DUP

Theresa May clung to her job as Prime Minister only by arranging a coalition with the ten members of Northern Ireland's Democratic Union Party, giving her a bare three-vote majority in the 650-vote House of Commons. Graham Brady, the chairman of the Tory backbench 1922 Committee and one of the party's key power-brokers, insisted that there was no appetite among MPs for an immediate leadership challenge which could see them plunged into another general election. Read More

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DUP enters into discussions with Conservative Party

DUP enters into discussions with Conservative Party

As the results of this extraordinary election were declared, the DUP's Deputy Leader, Nigel Dodds, declared it was "turning into a great night" for his party and for the union between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. The election, which has overturned all opinion poll projections of a strong Conservative party majority, recorded the highest turnout in 25 years at 68.7 per cent, with almost 32 million of the 46.9 million registered voters casting their ballots. Read More

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Qatar Lauds Russia's Offer on Food Supplies Amid Row With Arab States

Niger said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab countries that have cut ties with Doha over allegations it sponsors Islamist militants and Iran. Iran's flag carrier is flying vegetables to Qatar after Arab nations cut land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich Gulf nation. Iranian media meanwhile reported Sunday that three traditional dhow boats carrying some 350 tons of fruit are to leave for Qatar from the small Iranian port of Dayyer. Read More

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United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

Instead of a projected landslide in her favour, May ended up throwing away the small majority that the former David Cameron-led party had won in the 2015 general election . "Theresa May has lost credibility and leverage in her party, her country and across Europe". "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and incompetence they have managed to make a mockery of it", it said in an editorial. Read More

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I would speak under oath on Comey

Trump also seized on Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release memos he'd written documenting his conversations with the president to a reporter. He said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about the reasons for his firing. Read More

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Iran makes more arrests in connection with deadly Tehran attacks

Iran makes more arrests in connection with deadly Tehran attacks

During a televised interview on Saturday, Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said that the terrorist commander was killed earlier in the day by intelligence forces. The Iranian Students' News Agency (IRNA) quoted a ministry statement that provided the identities of the attackers, who, the ministry said, had fought for Daesh in the Syrian city of Raqqah and the Iraqi city of Mosul. Read More

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'I can still be Prime Minister': Corbyn

According to media accounts, internal pressure on May led to the resignation on Saturday of the Prime Minister's two co-chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who have been blamed for their role in designing the Conservatives' campaign and the parliamentary setback. Read More

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US Soldiers Killed In 'Insider Attack'

The wounded soldier had been evacuated for medical treatment, it said. "An investigation has already begun", Khogyani said, according to Reuters. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says in a statement that a Taliban loyalist had infiltrated the Afghan army "just to attack foreign forces". Read More

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Senior UK Conservative lawmaker in Belfast for talks with DUP -PA

Senior UK Conservative lawmaker in Belfast for talks with DUP -PA

But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded her leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union. It added that "the logic leading to Mrs". The petition echoed some of the slogans at a leftist demonstration by a few hundred people outside Downing Street today who chanted: "Racist, sexist, anti-gay, the DUP has go to go". Read More

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Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure

Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure

Theresa May looks set to be backed by the Democratic Unionist Party as she attempts to run a minority government following her General Election disaster. "At this time more than anything else, this country needs a period of stability", Mrs May said. The last count of the election saw Labour overturn a 7,000 majority in Kensington, London , where Emma Dent Coad saw off Tory incumbent Victoria Borwick by just 20 votes after a third recount. Read More

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UAE seeking 'change of policy, not regime' in Qatar: Minister

UAE seeking 'change of policy, not regime' in Qatar: Minister

Gargash listed a number of terror groups he alleged Qatar had funded, including al-Qaida's branches in Syria and Somalia, militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and other group's with "al-Qaida-type organizations" in Libya. Officials quoted by Reuters said talks were taking place with Iran , Turkey and others to secure supplies of food and water. US President Donald Trump, whose tweets on the crisis have caused controversy, spoke to Qatar's Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, by phone ... Read More

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Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power

Instead, she has left Britain's government ranks in disarray, days before the divorce negotiations are due to start on June 19. That timeline now looks even more ambitious than before, not least because May's electoral debacle has emboldened those within her own party who object to her "hard Brexit " approach of leaving the European single market and customs union. Read More

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Russia says US-led coalition colludes with IS in Syria

During his meeting with Xi, Modi said the two sides should tap their potential in cooperation, strengthen communication and coordination in worldwide affairs, respect each other's core concerns and appropriately handle their disputes. Official sources said Modi and Sharif were in the Leaders Lounge at the Astana Opera tonight before the SCO concert where they exchanged greetings. Read More

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Hung parliament would be a blow to Brexit negotiations

Germany's Chancellor said she wanted to get to work quickly on talks over Britain's separation from the European Union and was ready for the negotiations to start on 19 June. Few Europeans voiced much sympathy for May. "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", tweeted Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's representative on Brexit negotiations. Read More

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Trump says '100 percent' willing to respond to Comey under oath

Donald Trump shakes hands with his Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis after a joint news conference in the Rose Garden on Friday. At a White House press conference today, President Trump accused former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey of perjuring himself before the US Senate-a very serious charge-and further advanced the ridiculous charade that he can prove it all with secret "tapes" which nearly certainly do not exist. Read More

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Donald Trump Infrastructure Speech in Cincinnati, Ohio

Trump said the families - one from OH and another from Kentucky - are going through "turmoil" along with millions of other consumers who are facing rising premiums and limited choices for health coverage under the 2010 law. It has proposed funding improvements with $200 billion in public funds over nine years that would theoretically leverage $1 trillion worth of construction. Read More

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British police confirm 8th person killed in London Bridge attack

Thomas's next of kin have been told, police said, but formal identification has not yet taken place. "I am deeply shocked, saddened and numbed by the actions of my ex-partner who has killed and injured so many innocent people". Collina says police called her when her son was stopped at the airport on March 15, 2016 and asked if she knew he was going to Turkey. Seven people were killed in the attack, while 48 were wounded. Read More

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Shivraj observes fast to restore 'peace', Congress slams him

Shivraj observes fast to restore 'peace', Congress slams him

The curfew will remain in Pipliamandi police station area which is 15 km from Mandsaur district headquarters and where five farmers were killed in separate police firings during the agitation. He further said that Chouhan is answerable to the brutal killing of the farmers who were agitating for their legitimate demands. Other states and farmers' organisations have been demanding a similar waiver. Read More

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Trump may allow Comey testimony

It would not work. Republican Senator Susan Collins, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said she is eager to question Comey to find out more about Trump's allegation that Comey told him on three separate occasions that he was not under investigation. Read More

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More Apprehended Over Tehran Terror Attacks

More Apprehended Over Tehran Terror Attacks

He said the arrests are part of investigations into the deadly attacks. The Intelligence Ministry said its forces stormed several "safe houses" linked to the group in the country's northwest, according to state television. He said anti-Iranian remarks by Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and U.S. President Donald Trump are a "matter of disgrace" for them. It described the suspects as "agents of Daesh", an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group, and said they included "operational ... Read More

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John McCain: Senator's Questions at Comey Hearing Left Many Confused

John McCain: Senator's Questions at Comey Hearing Left Many Confused

Comey alleges Trump repeatedly pressed him for his "loyalty" and directly pushed him to "lift the cloud" of investigation by declaring publicly the president was not the target of the probe into his campaign's Russian Federation ties. The senator release a statement on Thursday afternoon, in an effort to clear up the confusion. Comey stated to the Senate Intelligence Committee that Lynch directed him "not to call [the Hillary Clinton email investigation] an investigation, but to call ... Read More

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McCain says confusing Comey questions resulted from tiredness

I have no idea what McCain is trying to say here. "What I was trying to get at was whether Mr. Comey believes that any of his interactions with the President rise to the level of obstruction of justice". "In his testimony today, James Comey claimed that the Obama administration, Attorney General Loretta lynch, let politics influence the FBI's description of its investigation of Hillary Clinton's classified emails", mentioned Anchor Scott Pelley near the end of CBS Evening News, ... Read More

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