• May to form government with DUP backing, finalises cabinet
May to form government with DUP backing, finalises cabinet

The announcement came after May lost Downing St. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday. The fallout from Thursday's snap general election , which left her Conservative Party bereft of their majority, also prompted her to seek out a relatively tiny ally that could have vast sway over what happens next in the United...

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  • Theresa May to see Queen as Tories aim to govern without majority
Theresa May to see Queen as Tories aim to govern without majority

She said that the most senior Cabinet members would retain their role , including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Treasury chief Philip Hammond. "We are not in government with the DUP". And that means they have to remain neutral. US President Donald Trump has told British Prime Minister Theresa May that he looks forward to working with...

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  • Ministers back May as UK PM
Ministers back May as UK PM

But I would like to make clear that the weird media reports about my own role in the policy's inclusion are wrong: "it had been the subject of many months of work within Whitehall, and it was not my personal pet project", Timothy wrote on the Conservative Home website.

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  • United Kingdom elections 2017: In Hung House, Theresa May will lead minority government
United Kingdom elections 2017: In Hung House, Theresa May will lead minority government

A party spokesman confirmed the resignation of Ms Hill, a combative character who one ex-colleague said had helped create a "toxic" atmosphere at the heart of government . "It's very hard to see how you can strike a reasonable outcome without another election and a stronger mandate for the negotiating team in Britain, whoever that may be", he sa...

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  • Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Arrested on Way to Protest
Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Arrested on Way to Protest

AFP correspondents in central Moscow observed riot police lining up the main Tverskaya Street thoroughfare where Navalny's supporters were chanting "Shame!" and waving Russian tricolour flags. Navalny's Fund for Fighting Corruption had been providing updates on protests throughout the country on Monday. Ekho Moskvy radio reported that 11 prote...

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  • Need more powers to act against parties making wild allegations: Election Commission
Need more powers to act against parties making wild allegations: Election Commission

In the letter, the EC has cited examples of polling bodies overseas, including the Election Commission of Pakistan, which can initiate contempt proceedings against anyone who makes allegations against it. Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal had questioned the impartiality of Election Commissioners A K Joti and O P Rawat. It is...

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  • DC, Maryland to sue President Trump for alleged breach of constitutional oath
DC, Maryland to sue President Trump for alleged breach of constitutional oath

News reports that Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and D.C. A.G., Karl Racine , did not disclose the focus of the litigation. Foreign and domestic government payments to Trump's businesses were the target of a similar lawsuit brought in January by plaintiffs including an ethics nonprofit group, and Democratic lawmakers have blasted them...

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  • No explosives found on easyJet plane diverted to Germany
No explosives found on easyJet plane diverted to Germany

The airport spokeswoman said air traffic had returned to normal after a three-hour interruption on Saturday evening. "A passenger was on the flight said to Sky News: "We were told they would board to deal with a security situation", said the passenger".

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  • UK Cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove makes shocking return as Environment Secretary
UK Cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove makes shocking return as Environment Secretary

Michael Gove, who was sacked by the Prime Minister a year ago, has also been handed the role of environment minister. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has denied plotting to topple Prime Minister Theresa May, who has been weakened by the Conservative Party's disastrous election result.

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  • Maersk Line to beat Qatar crisis with Salalah feeder
Maersk Line to beat Qatar crisis with Salalah feeder

Last week, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar and blocked direct flights with the country. Kuwait , which has not joined its neighbours against Qatar , has been leading mediation efforts and on Sunday Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled Al-Sabah said that would continue.

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  • Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge, clarifies it was prescription medication
Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge, clarifies it was prescription medication

An arrest report was not immediately available on Monday. The traffic stop took place around 3.00am, Jupiter Police Department spokeswoman Kristin Rightler said. I had nerve pain with anything I did and was at the end of my rope". He last won a major in 2008, and in 2009 was charged with careless driving near his home after crashing into a tr...

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  • Eric Trump Goes Off On His Father's Critics: 'They're Not Even People'
Eric Trump Goes Off On His Father's Critics: 'They're Not Even People'

Eric Trump is top ten trending nationally online today because he's on the counter-attack. "I've never seen criticism like this", Eric Trump said . If you think that my headline is hyperbolic, take it up with Forbes , who titled their report "How Donald Trump Shifted Kids-Cancer Charity Money Into His Business".

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  • British PM May says will govern with 'friends' for successful Brexit deal
British PM May says will govern with 'friends' for successful Brexit deal

US President Donald Trump spoke Friday with May "to offer his warm support regarding the election", according to a White House statement. May, who became prime minister past year after Britons voted to leave the European Union , has tried to build a warm relationship with Trump.

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  • Qatar starts shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift
Qatar starts shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

Despite the country being at the centre of a diplomatic crisis which has seen Qatar cut off politically - and economically - from neighbouring Gulf countries, organisers were unworried, said the source. The blockade was announced Monday, as these nations were anxious about Qatar getting too cozy with Iran, who they view as a threat. Kuw...

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  • 'This is still on' - Jeremy Corbyn
'This is still on' - Jeremy Corbyn

Besides, Theresa will be preoccupied with fending off challenges to her leadership from within the party, hardly the best frame of mind for tough Brexit negotiations. Speaking to Andrew Marr, Sir Michael also distanced himself from the DUP's conservative stance on social issues. "You could argue that with the government in minority now, its l...

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  • Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party
Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

The DUP, which won 10 seats, said it is ready to talk with May about supporting her government, although such an alliance would be far from straight forward. Get a grip, everyone", he wrote in an article for The Sun. "Gavin will have an important role to play in that". In a resignation statement on the Conservative Home website, Timothy concede...

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  • Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins: 'Jeremy Corbyn CAN become Prime Minister'
Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins: 'Jeremy Corbyn CAN become Prime Minister'

A stream of senior lawmakers entered May's 10 Downing St. office Sunday afternoon, to learn what roles they had been given in government. " A handful of senior people have pledged their loyalty to Boris at Cabinet level ", a Johnson ally told The Sunday Times .

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  • Brexit talks facing slight delay, David Davis reveals
Brexit talks facing slight delay, David Davis reveals

Some EU officials and members of the European Parliament took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May - who called the UK's snap election in an attempt to strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks - and the wider Conservative Party. "(But) it seems fair to say that the consensus view on Friday within the markets was that the practical outcome...

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  • Iran arrests dozens of IS 'agents'
Iran arrests dozens of IS 'agents'

Iranian authorities have arrested as many as 41 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group which claimed the terror attack on Wednesday, according to the Iranian interior ministry. In a statement , the Revolutionary Guard said that Saudi Arabia was responsible for the actions carried out by the Sunni jihadist group and referenced t...

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  • Britain could still walk away from Brexit negotiations: Davis
Britain could still walk away from Brexit negotiations: Davis

The pound shed more than 2 percent against the dollar, dropping as low as $1.2636 before trimming losses. "We are ready for the negotiations ". But with just 11 days to go before the talks are due to start, May's hand has been anything but strengthened.

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