• German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after British vote
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after British vote

With talks due to start in Brussels in little over a week, Mr Tusk said it was their "urgent task" to get on with the negotiations in "the best possible spirit". As I said, there is no glee here but a fear that the chances of a cliff edge exit (no deal) are much more likely now. Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier said Brexit talks could wa...

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  • Coast Guard pulls man and dog from failing duct-taped boat
Coast Guard pulls man and dog from failing duct-taped boat

The fishermen raised an alarm for immediate rescue and the information was relayed to the coast guard by New Mangalore Port Trust at 9.25 a.m. The Coast Guard was able to get the boater to safety and then pump the water out of the boat, then tow the boat to the Travis Marina in Horseshoe Bay near Sausalito.

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  • Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia
Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia

Comey also said he'd taken careful notes of his meetings because he anxious the president might misrepresent them. Iohannis says he's honored to be at the White House. "He makes it sound like Trump was a Disney character, standing out on a balcony singing 'I hope Mike Flynn will be free some day/I hope he'll get away '".

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  • Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks 'repugnant'
Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks 'repugnant'

Emergency medical servies said that 31 people were still in the hospital after the attack. The terrorist attacks in Tehran on Wednesday, claimed by ISIL (ISIS, or Daesh), quickly became a Rorschach test in which observers saw what they wanted to see.

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  • Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir
Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

A top Emirati diplomat has told The Associated Press that the United Arab Emirates was not behind the alleged hack that targeted the state-run Qatar News Agency. "Nobody wants to hurt Qatar". "Despite these efforts, entities and individuals within Qatar continue to serve as a source of financial support for terrorist and violent extremist group...

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  • Kansas lawmakers end Brownback tax cut 'experiment' with veto override
Kansas lawmakers end Brownback tax cut 'experiment' with veto override

Delegation members voting to override were Sen. Lawmakers from the Lawrence area, all of whom supported the veto override, gave quite a different assessment. Troy Waymaster, left, R-Bunker Hill, and Russ Jennings, R-Lakin, confer before the House's debate on overriding Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill increasing income taxes t...

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  • Further Brexit uncertainty for Britain as snap election yields hung parliament
Further Brexit uncertainty for Britain as snap election yields hung parliament

She then called a snap election hoping for a big majority to strengthen her negotiating hand. But yields have since bounced from the lows as risk aversion ebbed.Comey accused President Donald Trump of firing him to try to undermine its investigation into possible collusion by his campaign team with Russia's alleged efforts to influence the 2016 pre...

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  • Competing realities: What James Comey said vs. what Donald Trump has said
Competing realities: What James Comey said vs. what Donald Trump has said

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr came out swinging at former FBI Director James Comey - in his low-key, genteel way - and Trump administration supporters loved it. At one point, when the subject of possible tape recordings existing of his conversations with the president arose, Comey sounded like he should have been sitting...

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  • Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar
Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar

Qatar isn't the only Gulf nation accused of not sufficiently cracking down on support for extremist groups. Qatar has consistently denied the accusations against it, suggesting the recent joint decision to sever ties was based on " baseless fabricated lies " and a mere attempt at enforcing guardianship over Doha .

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  • Arab states issue Qatar 'terror list'
Arab states issue Qatar 'terror list'

President Donald Trump a year ago. "We are not ready to surrender, and will never be ready to surrender, the independence of our foreign policy", Thani said, according to Al Jazeera. Qatar is still home to a number of high-profile figures of the Brotherhood and Hamas, both listed as terrorist organisations by the United States. Qatar has also b...

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  • Trump Signs Waiver to Delay Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem
Trump Signs Waiver to Delay Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

Palestinian leaders are cheering the move. After getting into the Oval Office, Trump said he'd study the issue. Despite that, most experts are skeptical of Trump's chances for achieving a peace deal that had eluded other US presidents. Steinitz tells Israel's Army Radio station: "I think the time has come to put an end to this farce". He signed...

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  • In Testimony Over Russian Probe, Comey Accuses Trump of Lying
In Testimony Over Russian Probe, Comey Accuses Trump of Lying

Malcolm said the positive takeaways for Trump included confirmation the president was not under investigation and that Comey outed himself as the one who leaked to the media his notes about meetings with the president in hopes of getting a special counsel appointed.

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  • Qatar crisis: Russian minister Sergey Lavrov to meet Gulf nation's foreign minister
Qatar crisis: Russian minister Sergey Lavrov to meet Gulf nation's foreign minister

The moves taken against Doha include banning Qatar Airways from airspace and closing Qatar's only land border with Saudi Arabia. The Saudis moved to punish and isolate Qatar for its support of Islamist groups and its refusal to go along with a Saudi-led campaign against Iran .

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  • After shock result May pushes Brexit hand
After shock result May pushes Brexit hand

Theresa May has vowed to form the government with support of the Democratic Unionist Party from Northern Ireland, amidst calls for her to step down, even by people within her party. Whether she remains in the driving seat or not will be determined over the next few days, but she will lead a severely weakened Conservative government after a...

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  • Celebrities air their views on the UK election result
Celebrities air their views on the UK election result

Speaking Friday, leader Arlene Foster said the DUP would enter into discussions with the Prime Minister to "bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge". According to the BBC , May's conservative party fell short of winning the 326 seats needed to maintain its parliamentary majority. The Scottish National Party, which ...

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  • European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks
European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

With official results in Friday morning for all but one of the 650 Parliamentary seats in play, it was clear that May's Conservative Party had lost its majority , leaving her unable to form a new government without building a coalition. "Our two parties have enjoyed a strong relationship over many years", she said. Still, rather than resign, M...

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  • Pound dives as UK enters new period of uncertainty
Pound dives as UK enters new period of uncertainty

No party secured a majority and May was left scrambling to form a coalition government . Ms May is expected to form a minority government with the help of the Democratic Unionist Party (of Northern Ireland), which is likely to offer informal support.

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  • PM Modi, Ashraf Ghani discuss Afghan situation
PM Modi, Ashraf Ghani discuss Afghan situation

The agenda of the summit includes issues related to cooperation in fight against global terrorism, security and the situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan. Xi reaffirmed that China firmly adheres to an Afghanistan-friendly policy and will play a constructive role in Afghanistan's process of peaceful reconciliation and reconstruction.

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  • Dianne Feinstein Calls For Senate Obstruction Probe on Trump
Dianne Feinstein Calls For Senate Obstruction Probe on Trump

Comey said he'd asked Richman to share content of the memo with a reporter. Kasowitz labeled Comey "one of these leakers" who are "actively attempting to undermine this administration with selective and illegal leaks of classified information and privileged communications".

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  • Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections
Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections

Corbyn celebrated the Labour party's sucess by declaring, "Politics has changed". The Labour Party , which exceeded expectations to win 266 seats, will continue to pile on pressure on Theresa May to resign - and she will continue to resist, in the name of " stability ".

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