• Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'
Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

But he nearly certainly would avail himself as a witness to Mueller in any obstruction of justice investigation centered on his firing , or to further discuss requests he received from Trump that he interpreted as directives. Tillerson had called on the Arab nations to immediately ease their blockade on Qatar. In the FBI's judgment, Trump was ...

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  • French PM Philippe says British election does not question Brexit
French PM Philippe says British election does not question Brexit

This is likely to pose an obstacle to the types of strict border controls advocated by sections of the Conservative party . In April, May, elected leader by The Conservative Party last summer in the wake of the UK's vote to leave the European Union , called a snap General Election in a bid, she claimed, to strengthen the country's government in...

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  • United Kingdom general election ends in a hung parliament
United Kingdom general election ends in a hung parliament

The U.K. lost its triple A rating after the country voted to leave the European Union in June of previous year. Some senior Tories have made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister despite the Conservatives' losing their overall majority in Parliament.

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  • Dublin warns May that coalition deal could threaten Irish peace
Dublin warns May that coalition deal could threaten Irish peace

May's office said Saturday that the Democratic Unionist Party, which has 10 seats in Parliament, had agreed to a " confidence and supply " arrangement with the government. In the messages obtained by ITV, Mr Johnson is said to have written: "Folks we need to calm down and get behind the Prime Minister". European Council President Donald Tusk ha...

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  • Qatar begins shipping cargoes through Oman
Qatar begins shipping cargoes through Oman

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met ambassadors of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain's charge d'affaires in Ankara on Monday to discuss the ongoing Qatar row. Qatar has launched direct shipping services to ports in Oman, a move that bypasses a Gulf "blockade" on a country largely dependent on food imports.

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  • Gorsuch has unanimous first opinion for Supreme Court
Gorsuch has unanimous first opinion for Supreme Court

Justice Neil Gorsuch has issued his first Supreme Court opinion , with a unanimous court backing the recently appointed justice. Gorsuch also notes that there is already a consensus understanding that third-party debt-collection agencies are explicitly covered by FDCPA while companies simply trying to collect on debt they are owed from their c...

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  • Puerto Rico votes to become US state
Puerto Rico votes to become US state

Any decision on bestowing statehood on Puerto Rico would be taken by the US Congress, which has not endorsed the non-binding referendum and is unlikely to recognize the result. President. For decades the territory enjoyed a United States federal tax exemption that attracted many American companies to set up shop - but those breaks were ended ...

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  • British author whose poll prediction went wrong eats his own 'Brexit' book
British author whose poll prediction went wrong eats his own 'Brexit' book

Matthew Goodwin, a British author and political expert, was in a dicey situation when his prediction on the Labour party's share in the polls was miscalculated. Appearing on Sky News yesterday, he was asked if he is a man of his word, to which he replied: "Well indeed I am". Goodwin scrunched up a piece of paper and uncomfortably shoved it into...

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  • Theresa May Reshuffles Cabinet Amid Calls for Her to Step Down
Theresa May Reshuffles Cabinet Amid Calls for Her to Step Down

She had hoped to boost the Conservatives' majority in Parliament and get a stronger mandate in negotiating the Brexit from the European Union . "I think it's pretty clear who won this election", Corbyn told reporters. "I asked for a categoric assurance that if any deal or scoping deal was done with the DUP there would be absolutely n...

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  • Sen. Sullivan: Intercept Test Sends Clear Message to North Korea
Sen. Sullivan: Intercept Test Sends Clear Message to North Korea

Officials said the test of the Ground Based Midcourse Defence ( GMD ) system at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California was successful. Jim Syring is the vice admiral who directs the Pentagon agency in charge of developing the missile defense system.

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  • Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general John Ashcroft
Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general John Ashcroft

Such reports are required by the Foreign Agents Registration Act, first put in place over concerns about Nazi propagandists operating in the US ahead of World War II. It's also a home to the forward headquarters of the US military's central command in the region. FILE - In this October 28, 2013 file photo, former U.S.

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  • Russian opposition figure detained amid protests
Russian opposition figure detained amid protests

Russian police detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Monday as he tried to leave his home ahead of a planned anti-Kremlin protest in Moscow , his wife said, but she called for the demonstration to go ahead all the same. In statements to a local radio station, Moscow's police chief Vladimir Chernikov warned that officers would detain...

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  • White House Communications Director Resigns
White House Communications Director Resigns

U.S. President Donald Trump's effort to fill hundreds of vacant jobs across the federal government has hit a new snag: Russian Federation. The White House on Wednesday took its first public steps to cordon off response efforts to the Russian Federation probe from the day-to-day work of the administration, acknowledging openly that Preside...

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  • 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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