• North Korea 'poses a threat to us all': Mattis
North Korea 'poses a threat to us all': Mattis

The Foreign Ministry added that Pyongyang "outrightly rejects the sanctions racket put forth by the United States and the UN Security Council to prevent the strengthening of our nuclear deterrence". China and Japan both claim islands in the East China Sea. "China will not be a bystander in the nuclear issue", she said. "Our two countries ca...

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  • Russian opposition leader Navalny detained ahead of protest
Russian opposition leader Navalny detained ahead of protest

Police in Moscow had gas masks and witnesses say pepper spray was used. Navalny, who faces a possible 15-day jail sentence on charges of disobeying police, rose to prominence for detailed open-source investigations of government corruption.

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  • Intelligence Officials: No Pressure To Intervene In Investigations
Intelligence Officials: No Pressure To Intervene In Investigations

A Democratic senator grilled intelligence and law enforcement officials on their conversations with President Donald Trump and the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. Mark Warner of Virginia, also lauded the law. "The (intelligence community) fiercely prides itself on its apolitical service to the country". It's a new ...

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  • Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV
Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV

When Mr Paxman suggested that negotiators in Brussels would view her as "a blowhard who collapses at the first sign of gunfire", the audience applauded. When asked on the higher burden that taxpayers would be expected to shoulder under a Labour government Mr Corbyn showed no contrition or sympathy - instead insisting that they were necessary.

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  • Lawsuit: Trump violated constitution with foreign hotel stays
Lawsuit: Trump violated constitution with foreign hotel stays

DC attorney general Karl Racine and a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Justice could not immediately be reached. In the D.C. area, both the District and Maryland will cite ways they have been adversely affected by the opening of the Trump International Hotel a year ago near the White House.

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  • UK Conservatives Not Adopting DUP Views on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage
UK Conservatives Not Adopting DUP Views on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage

Asked whether she is now just a caretaker leader, May noted that "I said during the election campaign that if elected, I would intend to serve a full term". Meanwhile, the Prime Minister's office said the state visit invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump still stands after The Guardian reported that Mr.

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  • Afghan soldier kills 3 US service members
Afghan soldier kills 3 US service members

In addition to the three fallen service members, who were assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, another soldier was wounded in the attack. All six were soldiers and died in Nangarhar where USA and Afghan troops have been battling Islamic State forces.

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  • Theresa May Says She Won't Resign, Seeks Minority Gov't
Theresa May Says She Won't Resign, Seeks Minority Gov't

Unlike the alliance between the Tories and the Liberal Democrats in 2010, when the election also resulted in a hung Parliament , the new government will not be a formal coalition but one where the DUP supports the Tories with votes in Parliament.

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  • Senior Cabinet minister offer support to United Kingdom prime minister
Senior Cabinet minister offer support to United Kingdom prime minister

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. People demonstrate in Parliament Square in London Saturday against the possible Conservative and DUP (Democratic Unionist Party) coalition government following the Britain's general election result .

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  • UK Election 2017: Democratic Unionists turn kingmakers, back Theresa May for majority
UK Election 2017: Democratic Unionists turn kingmakers, back Theresa May for majority

Johnson added the Conservatives needed to think about lessons from the election, but not via newspapers. "Referencing a campaign trail comment she made, he wrote: "'I will be a bloody hard woman to Junker' said May 5 weeks ago. British Prime Minister Theresa May's two chiefs of staff have resigned in the wake of the Conservative Party's disastr...

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  • UK Labour Party to seek to form govt
UK Labour Party to seek to form govt

Liberal Democrats gained four seats to amass 12 MPs, but lost its former leader and ex-deputy prime minister Nick Clegg in perhaps the highest-profile casualty in a night of stunning results . The Conservative lawmaker who lost his seat on Thursday and has experience working as a party enforcer in parliament. MARTIN: But she is talking to a pa...

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  • UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar
UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

As a result Qatar's only land border has been closed, it has been stopped from using the airspace of neighbouring nations and its citizens have been told to leave various Gulf countries within two weeks. Qatar's Foreign Ministry is complaining that the various accusations being made by the Saudis and the United Arab Emirates lack all transparency, ...

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  • May to face Tory backbenchers following disastrous election result
May to face Tory backbenchers following disastrous election result

Asked if Mrs May should lead the Tories into the next election , Mr Grayling said: "The next election is a question for her". In Thursday's election the Conservatives won 318 of the 650 House of Commons seats, 12 fewer than the party had before the snap election , and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority.

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  • Puerto Rico gov upholds statehood in vote hit by boycott
Puerto Rico gov upholds statehood in vote hit by boycott

Students at the University of Puerto Rico, for example, have led a two-month-long strike against a proposed US$450 million education budget cut. One issue prevalent among many residents is that they pay in full for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security but can only collect on a restricted amount of these benefits relative to mainland citizen...

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  • Trump holds cabinet meeting, promises change
Trump holds cabinet meeting, promises change

Take a look at some highlights from the meeting in the video above, and in case you're interested in becoming very upset, here's a video of our previous president wishing two Cabinet members happy birthday. "For four months I got bogged down in that swamp that you want to drain". From left are, Vice President Mike Pence, foreground, Health and H...

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  • What will happen if Theresa May loses her seat in parliament?
What will happen if Theresa May loses her seat in parliament?

Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May was working to fill out the ranks of her minority government Saturday after an election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party and complicating for Britain's exit from the European Union .

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  • Merkel ready for Brexit talks
Merkel ready for Brexit talks

The left wing has seen that they are still strong and can win with the right message aimed at the right people. But May, facing scorn for running a lacklustre campaign, was determined to hang on. There are also fears it could further destabilise the political landscape in Northern Ireland following the collapse of the power-sharing agreement earlie...

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  • United Kingdom vote sparks uncertain outlook for financial sector
United Kingdom vote sparks uncertain outlook for financial sector

Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the prime minister's residence on Friday. "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", said the former Belgian prime minister. May is now trying to unite a disillusioned party around her to not only support her in the Brexit talks but also to str...

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  • Britain's Conservative Party Loses Majority; May Faces Calls to Resign
Britain's Conservative Party Loses Majority; May Faces Calls to Resign

Our research on the DUP in 2014 outlined some views of the party's members: two-thirds think that homosexuality is wrong; 73% oppose the legalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland (which has different abortion legislation to rest of UK); while only 4% of party members describe themselves as being non-religious.

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  • Bradley's early goal helps USA tie Mexico, 1-1
Bradley's early goal helps USA tie Mexico, 1-1

Occasionally, Bradley can produce a moment of inspiration, like the spectacular goal that put the USA ahead in the sixth minute and briefly spawned hope of a famous victory. Herrera echoed the general opinion that the US came to Mexico City and fought a good fight, was composed and tough to break down. "The mentality and the commitment from eve...

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