• Trump Wanted Loyalty, Halt to Flynn Probe — Fired FBI Director
Trump Wanted Loyalty, Halt to Flynn Probe — Fired FBI Director

Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee in a hearing that the Trump administration had offered "shifting explanations" for his firing , which was confusing and concerning. "We will establish the facts separate from rampant speculation and lay them out for the American people to make their own judgment", he said. "We know how to fight bet...

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  • Theresa May urged to ditch her Brexit approach for pragmatism
Theresa May urged to ditch her Brexit approach for pragmatism

The DUP won 10 Westminster seats, which will provide the Tories a narrow parliament majority. May said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament. May also restored former Justice Secretary Michael Gove to the Cabinet in another move created to show she was willing to listen to critics....

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  • London police identify all three suspects in London Bridge attack
London police identify all three suspects in London Bridge attack

Zaghba was identified earlier this week as the third terrorist involved in the London Bridge attack which left eight people dead and 48 others injured. Thomas was walking with his girlfriend over the bridge when the attack began. In preparation for Thursday's general election, London police said they had put in place a "specialist and highly ...

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  • Battle for Raqqa begins
Battle for Raqqa begins

Reuters estimates that up to 4,000 jihadists remain in Raqqa ready to fight the coalition. TRT World's Alican Ayanlar has more. The SDF announces the launch of battles in Raqqa city on June 6. Coalition warplanes have been bombing Raqqa intensively in preparation for the assault. Turkey expressed its reservations regarding the operati...

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  • Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be UK election key
Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be UK election key

Norway's foreign minister, whose country twice voted against joining the European Union but has access to the bloc's single market , said Brexit talks would be " harder than we hoped " after Britain's result. "He is the actual victor of the early vote in Britain", Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka , a Social Democrat, said on Twitter. "Th...

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  • UK PM 'Dead woman walking' as Brexit talks loom
UK PM 'Dead woman walking' as Brexit talks loom

May has shown little public contrition for her gamble that backfired but was forced to accept the resignations of her two closest aides - reportedly a requirement by cabinet colleagues for allowing her to stay in office. The terms of such a deal were thought to have been agreed on Saturday evening, but just before midnight, a statement from the D...

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  • Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz rejects James Comey's allegations
Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz rejects James Comey's allegations

The Republican leader zeroed in on Comey's confirmation that he personally was not under investigation over his ties to Russian Federation. Between Comey's testimony and that of the nation's top national security professionals, it will be impossible for anyone, even the most determined anti-Trump Democrat, to reconstruct Comey's testimony as ...

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  • May to meet backbench Tory MPs after election fallout
May to meet backbench Tory MPs after election fallout

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. 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". Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson brushed off claims he was plotting a fresh leadership bid, insisting that he fully supported the Prime Minister. The...

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  • MP CM Chouhan sits on fast in Bhopal 'for restoration of peace'
MP CM Chouhan sits on fast in Bhopal 'for restoration of peace'

Slamming Madhya Pradesh's BJP-led government, the AAP demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan or his sacking by the president. Angry farmers want action against police officers who shot at the farmers and added that the "Rs. 1 crore compensation promised by the government won't bring back their loved ones".

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  • Ireland's prime minister warns Theresa May over making deal with DUP
Ireland's prime minister warns Theresa May over making deal with DUP

Mr Kenny has recently announced he will give way to a successor. "They confirmed their joint commitment to restoring a Northern Ireland Executive as soon as possible and agreed that both countries would continue to engage closely to bring about political stability in Northern Ireland".

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  • Netanyahu: Israel will not relinquish security control over Judea and Samaria
Netanyahu: Israel will not relinquish security control over Judea and Samaria

The top United Nations human rights official called on Tuesday for Israel to pull out of territories captured in a 1967 war that Palestinians now seek for a state, saying it would benefit both sides after 50 years of enmity. Sixty-two percent of Jewish Israelis object to the term " occupation " to describe Israel's presence in Judea and Samar...

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  • California winner of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday
California winner of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

Marietta Liquor and Deli, the Sun City liquor store where a winning Powerball ticket was recently sold. Saturday's drawing was the largest since July 2016, and the 10th largest US lottery drawing in history. This big score will come in handy for Alberee's family, after his was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis earlier this year. A SOLE winning ...

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  • London Bridge attack: Man, 27, arrested as police raid address in Barking
London Bridge attack: Man, 27, arrested as police raid address in Barking

They killed eight people and caused dozens of injuries before being shot dead by police. A third man, aged 29, was arrested at a home in the same area on "suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts". Police yesterday arrested 12 people, among them seven women - all of them in Barking and other parts of east London . At any one time there...

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  • Tories preparing to 'prune' manifesto after failing to win majority
Tories preparing to 'prune' manifesto after failing to win majority

The 10 DUP MPs could prove crucial in supporting the Conservatives on key votes after Thursday's election saw Mrs May lose control of the Commons. Labour gained 30 seats to win 262, with 40 percent of the vote compared to 42.4 percent for May. The DUP won 10. "He has been inundated with messages of support", one ally told the paper.

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  • Theresa May to form minority United Kingdom government
Theresa May to form minority United Kingdom government

Given that the elections led to a hung parliament , failing to form a majority government as the Conservatives secured 318 seats and the Labour Party secured 261, the United Kingdom is now left with the minority government option. It drew strong support from young people , who appeared to have turned out to vote in bigger-than-expected numbers....

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  • Hawaii will stick with Paris climate accord, ignore President Trump's exit
Hawaii will stick with Paris climate accord, ignore President Trump's exit

The governor, as well as the state's county mayors and state representatives gathered in Honolulu to sign two bills and a mayor's agreement in support of the Paris agreement , according to a press release. Any climate changes that disrupt North Korea's agricultural industry could increase the country's already massive food deficit. A commission w...

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  • Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling
Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

The Senate Committee pulled no punches in its line of questioning, asking Comey if the president obstructed justice, but Comey declined to comment. Mr Trump wouldn't rule out a previous claim that there may be tapes of his conversations with Comey.

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  • FMR between India-Myanmar being misused by terrorists: Rajnath Singh
FMR between India-Myanmar being misused by terrorists: Rajnath Singh

The BJP government at the Centre was committed to fast-tracking of development in the Northeastern region, especially in the border areas, and the on-going expansion of road and railway network in the region would be extended to areas along the global borders, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said in Aizawl .

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  • Manchester Police release man arrested after concert blast
Manchester Police release man arrested after concert blast

The Manchester Evening News said the arrest took place at a petrol station not far from the Manchester Arena, where Salman Abedi carried out the suicide bombing on May 22. The bomb was detonated by 22-year-old Salman Abedi, a Briton of Libyan descent who died in the blast. A police spokesman said: 'As it stands 18 people have been arrested in c...

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  • Stormont collapse: Talks due to reconvene later
Stormont collapse: Talks due to reconvene later

Sinn Fein won seven seats but the party refuses to sit in the House of Commons, which requires swearing allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II. Mrs May will depend on the DUP to maintain a parliamentary majority following last week's disastrous election for the Tories.

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