• Theresa May pushing through DUP alliance amid swirling uncertainty
Theresa May pushing through DUP alliance amid swirling uncertainty

However, Theresa's lacklustre campaign, her decision as home secretary to axe 20,000 policemen at a time when people are anxious about security, and the huge youth turnout on voting day worked in Labour's favour. Ruth Davidson , the leader of the Conservatives in Scotland, told the BBC she had words with May over the DUP's record on LGBT rights. ...

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  • GST reduced for 66 items, movie tickets over Rs 100 at 28%
GST reduced for 66 items, movie tickets over Rs 100 at 28%

He requested the Goods and Services Tax ( GST) Council to reconsider this on an urgent basis and bring it under the 5 per cent slab. On the members demanding more clarity on the pros and cons of the GST and its implementation in the state, Zenith said the state government had protested the proposed taxes on state's own forest produce such as...

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  • Woman accused of leak indicted, faces detention hearing
Woman accused of leak indicted, faces detention hearing

Victor was charged in a federal grand jury indictment on Wednesday with a single count of willful retention and transmission of national defence information, a felony offence under the Espionage and Censorship Act that carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

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  • Turkey hopes for Qatar crisis settlement through dialogue
Turkey hopes for Qatar crisis settlement through dialogue

On Wednesday, June 7, the Turkish media wrote that Parliament voted to deploy 5,000 troops in the Turkish military base in Qatar - Ankara's only base in the Middle East. Qatar said there is "no legitimate justification" for cutting diplomatic ties, according to Tasnim . Like Qatar when it provoked the ire of Saudi Arabia, Turkish President Rece...

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  • Britain's May Seeks Deal With North Ireland Party to Cling to Power
Britain's May Seeks Deal With North Ireland Party to Cling to Power

The timing is challenging, with Britain due to start negotiating the terms of its exit from the European Union with the bloc's 27 other members on June 19. Brexit Secretary David Davis said that some policies planned before the election would be pruned back. The Labour leader also said he thought it was quite possible there could be an elect...

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  • Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025 - ITV
Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025 - ITV

Ruth Davidson has been reaffirming her opposition to a second referendum and Willie Rennie said it was a straight race between the Lib Dems and the SNP. "That's why it's so important that young people turn up and vote - don't let the Tory government leave you behind". However, the pair have both rallied behind Mr Corbyn during the campaign.

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  • 'Trump broke me,' says comedian after severed head row
'Trump broke me,' says comedian after severed head row

When talking about the aftermath of the pictures, Griffin said "I don't think I have a career after this". "This president of all the people is going to come after me?" Following the release of the photo, the president tweeted , " Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself ".

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  • Johnson denies plot to topple May
Johnson denies plot to topple May

Many key positions were unchanged. The Telegraph reported that Boris Johnson , Amber Rudd and David Davis were being sounded out as possible replacements for May. The party is seeking support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to stay in power. The two sides are looking to form a " confidence and supply " arrangement.

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  • Merkel urges greater security role in Africa development policy
Merkel urges greater security role in Africa development policy

Merkel said the world will not develop well "unless all continents of the world take part in it", adding global community can hold "talks with Africa ", in stead of "talks about Africa ". "Creating the economic circumstances where people can live, grow, be educated and create value for themselves and their families at home is the way to go".

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  • Finnish government coalition to kick out populist party
Finnish government coalition to kick out populist party

Finnish three-party government should not continue in its current make-up following leadership change in co-ruling nationalist Finns party, Prime Minister Juha Sipila said on Monday. All the other opposition parties insisted on new elections to be arranged in autumn. Halla-aho, a 46-year-old father of five, is a former medieval language lecturer ...

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  • How to get the pride reaction on your Facebook account
How to get the pride reaction on your Facebook account

The flag, which has become synonymous with the gay community, was first created in 1978 by activist and artist Gilbert Baker, who died in March at 65-years-old. Mark Zuckerberg's platform made a statement on Friday, saying: "We believe in building a platform that supports all communities". To overcome this follow below simple steps.

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  • In Mexico, Merkel trumps USA president
In Mexico, Merkel trumps USA president

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , right, talks with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto during a meeting with Mexican business leaders at the Interactive Economics Museum in Mexico City, Mexico , Saturday June 10, 2017. Earlier this year Mrs Merkel attacked Mrs May's Brexit plans as "an illusion" as tension ratcheted ahead of the negotia...

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  • Auto racing: Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel
Auto racing: Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

Hamilton and Vettel's razor-sharp competitiveness has lifted performance levels to such a high that veteran paddock observers were left stunned at the Canadian Grand Prix . The first Canadian to race at home in Formula One since 1997 champion Jacques Villeneuve in 2006, Stroll and his Williams team are hoping the 18-year-old can snatch his fi...

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  • Local man wins Tony Award for work on
Local man wins Tony Award for work on "Hello Dolly!"

Spacey dressed as its title character, an anxious teenager - but he adapted the lyrics to reference his hosting concerns. Spacey, who was named Tony host after several other celebrities turned down the job, laughed at himself in the 10-minute opening song, in which he gradually grew comfortable with hosting duties despite what he fears will be na...

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  • Trump biographer: Comey hearing reveals Donald's same old tricks at work
Trump biographer: Comey hearing reveals Donald's same old tricks at work

In his testimony , Comey corroborated Trump's claim that he wasn't under any sort of FBI investigation and that Comey told him so multiple times. Asked about when the president is going to talk about the tapes, Press Secretary simply said "when he's ready". Two days after firing him, Trump said it was because of "this Russian Federation ...

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  • EU Urges Swift Brexit Talks To Meet Deadline
EU Urges Swift Brexit Talks To Meet Deadline

May told reporters that she had "wanted to achieve a larger majority but that was not the result". The DUP has come out against same-sex marriage, denied human-caused climate change, and favors a repeal of abortion rights. May "has lost Conservative seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence". Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davi...

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  • Theresa May has weakened the UK's global power
Theresa May has weakened the UK's global power

Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson has telephoned the Prime Minister and demanded assurances that she is not planning to ditch Tory commitments to gay rights in return for DUP votes in the Commons. The election result also raises a question about the democratic legitimacy of the overall approach to Brexit . On the so-called Great Re...

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  • Bangladesh arrests 6 suspected Islamist militants
Bangladesh arrests 6 suspected Islamist militants

The Neo-JMB is an offshoot of the banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh and was blamed for the deadly attack in July past year at a Spanish cafe in Dhaka , which killed 22 people. Ahmed is also accused of helping a high-profile militant evade authorities in the northeastern city of Sylhet after the group allegedly staged twin bom...

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  • UK Conservatives, DUP Deal to Involve Only Big Issues - Defense Secretary
UK Conservatives, DUP Deal to Involve Only Big Issues - Defense Secretary

Essentially, they are not supportive of the Hard Brexit that Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to press ahead with. After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers, including finance minister Philip Hammond , would keep their jobs, May must name the rest of her team, who will take on one of the most demanding jobs in recent B...

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  • Theresa May secures deal to prop up government
Theresa May secures deal to prop up government

May formed her cabinet despite failing to win a majority in Thursday's parliamentary election, when her Conservatives won 318 House of Commons seats. Given the election arithmetic, Labour would struggle to get the numbers to form a government.

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