• Theresa May says Brexit will go on
Theresa May says Brexit will go on

Despite campaigning against Brexit, Labor has accepted the result but promised to avoid a "hard Brexit", focusing on maintaining economic ties with the bloc. The prime minister is now under pressure to stand down after squandering a 10 seat majority in Parliament. "I would have thought that's enough to go, actually, and make way for a government ...

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  • Trump's lawyer plans to file complaint against Comey over memo
Trump's lawyer plans to file complaint against Comey over memo

After Mr Trump tweeted that there may be recordings of their conversations, Mr Comey said he felt the need to reveal his written account of their Oval Office meeting. Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, seized on the admission, casting the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director as one of the "leakers" set on undermining the Trump ad...

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  • Labour Party stuns Theresa May's Conservatives in United Kingdom elections
Labour Party stuns Theresa May's Conservatives in United Kingdom elections

The former prime minister of Finland, Alexander Stubb, tweeted , "Looks like we might need a time-out in the #Brexit negotiations". "I obviously wanted a different result last night and I'm sorry for all those colleagues who lost their seats who didn't deserve to lose", she said .

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  • Theresa May to form minority government
Theresa May to form minority government

One electoral district is still not final. The election, which has overturned all opinion poll projections of a strong Conservative party majority, recorded the highest turnout in 25 years at 68.7 per cent, with almost 32 million of the 46.9 million registered voters casting their ballots.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn was just 2227 votes away from becoming Prime Minister
Jeremy Corbyn was just 2227 votes away from becoming Prime Minister

After the election, the right-wing UK Independence Party, which helped drive Brexit , was left with no seats in Parliament. It is a less formal arrangement than the full, two-party coalition that the Conservatives under David Cameron forged with the Liberal Democrats in 2010, and the DUP suggested that the deal was not yet finalised.

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  • No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents
No bond for woman accused of leaking top-secret documents

This June 2017 photo released by the Lincoln County (Ga.) Sheriff's Office, shows Reality Winner . Prosecutors said during a raid at Winner's house, they seized some "disturbing" notebook entries that made victor a flight risk and danger to the public if she was released before trial, reports said.

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  • New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists
New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists

Seven were killed and almost 50 wounded. However, some nearby businesses have started to reopen. On the night, they pretended to lock the doors in a move that was thought to protect 20 customers inside. It's as if I were ashamed to say 'I'm also a mother, I'm also suffering'". "It's only 28 days until you and I and dad can have baguettes and chee...

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  • Step 2 for France's new president: consolidating power
Step 2 for France's new president: consolidating power

With Macron's party siphoning off support from the traditional political forces of left and right - the Socialists of his predecessor Francois Hollande and the conversative Republicans - the elections could radically re-draw France's political map.

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  • Donald Trump '100%' willing to testify under oath on James Comey
Donald Trump '100%' willing to testify under oath on James Comey

Standing with the president of Romania, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Mr Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defence pact, Article 5, uttering words he deliberately did not say when he spoke at Nato's gathering in Belgium last month.

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  • Blumenthal: If Sessions had 3rd, undisclosed Russian meeting, it 'could be perjury'
Blumenthal: If Sessions had 3rd, undisclosed Russian meeting, it 'could be perjury'

Facing a Senate committee Thursday, Comey portrayed Trump as dismissive of the FBI's independence. "That is that the President was not under investigation as part of any probe into Russian interference", Kasowitz said in a news conference Thursday afternoon.

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  • Qatar crisis: Germany seeks to bridge rift with Arab states
Qatar crisis: Germany seeks to bridge rift with Arab states

Tillerson , too, faulted Qatar for allowing funds to flow to extremist groups, but in terms that were much less severe. Speaking from the State Department yesterday, Secretary Rex Tillerson said the blockade of Arab states against Qatar has had led to food shortages and the forced separation of families, and it also is "hindering US milit...

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  • Theresa May faces ousting after United Kingdom election shock
Theresa May faces ousting after United Kingdom election shock

Most of all, May and Clinton could talk about having the right message for voters. Theresa May , who followed him as prime minister, should have been content to accept the Brexit verdict and make the best of a hard situation. But May has some points in her favor. Ms Davidson has already u-turned on a u-turn and said that the Tories need to p...

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  • London attackers planned to use lorry
London attackers planned to use lorry

Three officers with guns poured out and mowed down the attackers, as the victim miraculously staggered to his feet and ran away. He said: "Because of the fact his payment method failed he couldn't get hold of that lorry". There also were two blowtorches. "They were still fairly close to the van". "The Met's Counter Terrorism Command, supported ...

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  • Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis
Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis

That Wednesday's attackers were able to travel to the so-called caliphate and back without alerting Iran's watchful security services has troubled many in the country. Trump was also criticised on social media by Iranians, who recalled their government's offers of support and the candlelight vigils held in Iran after the attacks of September 11, ...

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  • Iran intelligence ministry reveals identity of terrorists killed in Tehran attacks
Iran intelligence ministry reveals identity of terrorists killed in Tehran attacks

The terrorist attacks in Tehran drew a wave of condemnations around the world, but US President Donald Trump chose to make hostile statements against Iran. The twin attacks were claimed by the Islamic State group, media reports said. Terrorists entered the Parliament building while they had dressed as women, said a security official.

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  • United Kingdom election: So what is a hung parliament?
United Kingdom election: So what is a hung parliament?

Currently, investors seem to worry that a weakened Conservative prime minister would not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want a clean divorce from the European Union , even if that means losing privileged access to the European Union single market.

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  • Failed gambit: United Kingdom polls put paid to May's hard Brexit
Failed gambit: United Kingdom polls put paid to May's hard Brexit

There was no way they were going to hold onto all 56 seats, but a loss of over 20 seats was not anticipated. During the campaign, she said she prided herself on sometimes being a "bloody hard woman". "But at the same time, she's very, very weak". Since the day he was elected the most unlikely leader the party has had in a generation, based on the m...

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  • Why didn't Modi raise Kulbhushan Jadhav, LoC issues with Sharif
Why didn't Modi raise Kulbhushan Jadhav, LoC issues with Sharif

Putin congratulated Sharif on Pakistan's accession to the SCO. "Terrorism is a major threat to humanity", Mr Modi said, adding that there was a need for concerted efforts to defeat terrorism and radicalisation. Modi thanked Xi for supporting India to join the SCO and said that the two countries should respect each others core interests and approp...

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  • Is the United Kingdom facing parliamentary paralysis?
Is the United Kingdom facing parliamentary paralysis?

Perplexed EU leaders, unexpectedly faced with the prospect of dealing with now-shaky British leadership, sought Friday to make sense of the drama, but also made clear that while Britain might be accorded time to regroup, it should not expect an extension of the two-year deadline for the Brexit talks to end.

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  • Theresa May aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resign
Theresa May aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resign

Timothy announced his resignation through Conservative Home , a centre-right political blog in the United Kingdom, saying: "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy programme". In an indication of the unease within the party about the link-up with the DUP, Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson...

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