• May seeks deal to stay in power
May seeks deal to stay in power

Conservative Party loyalists urged her to change her leadership style, while critics talked about her days being numbered." Theresa May is a dead woman walking". The DUP is a socially conservative group that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage and had links to Protestant paramilitary groups during Ireland's sectarian "Troubles".

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  • LGBTI charity Stonewall condemns Tory partnership with anti-gay party
LGBTI charity Stonewall condemns Tory partnership with anti-gay party

This is likely to pose an obstacle to the types of strict border controls advocated by sections of the Conservative party . European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said he hoped there would be no further delay to the negotiations.

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  • US Missile Test A Success!: What it Means for Keeping America Safe
US Missile Test A Success!: What it Means for Keeping America Safe

Concern among the global community over the North's weapons programme was further raised after North Korea test-fired yet another ballistic missile this week, the latest in a series of launches that has ratcheted up tensions over Pyongyang's quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the US.

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  • Qatar Says Gulf Citizens Can Remain Amid Bitter Diplomatic Dispute With Neighbors
Qatar Says Gulf Citizens Can Remain Amid Bitter Diplomatic Dispute With Neighbors

Saudi Aravia, the UAE and Bahrain went a worrisome step further by imposing a sweeping blockade of Qatar from the air, land and sea. Soon, Egypt and Yemen too joined the campaign against Qatar. All current member states are monarchies. Ashcroft's firm includes an array of former senior government officials including Sullivan, a former USA att...

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  • Ireland's European Union commissioner sees softer Brexit after United Kingdom poll: newspaper
Ireland's European Union commissioner sees softer Brexit after United Kingdom poll: newspaper

The DUP , whose 10 seats in the new parliament give May just enough support to pass legislation, agreed in principle to a "confidence and supply" arrangement, Downing Street said. With an eye on their scheduled June 19th start, Dr Merkel said the time had come for talks on Brexit to begin. She is expected to make further appointments to her ...

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  • Knife-wielding man shot by police in Cypress Hills
Knife-wielding man shot by police in Cypress Hills

One of the men was wielding a knife, and stabbed the other twice, police sources said. Cops shot a man in Brooklyn on Sunday night as he was attacking another individual with a knife, sources said. Jesus was shot once and transported to Brookdale Hospital, where he was said to be in serious condition. "The man immediately fell". Police say both t...

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  • Partial list of winners of the 2017 Tony Awards
Partial list of winners of the 2017 Tony Awards

Spacey, as Clinton, joked about his wife's fake email accounts. Spacey, 57, also explained that, despite the fact that the show is televised nationally, his primary interest is entertaining the star-studded audience in the theater . Out came folks to hawk Wonka bars from "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", even Chazz Palminteri with cannolis an...

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  • California House contest tests Latino, Korean influence
California House contest tests Latino, Korean influence

The race for the seat vacated by Xavier Becerra , who became state attorney general earlier this year, determined the representative for one of the poorest, most immigrant-heavy districts in the state, where the effects of President Trump's policies on immigration and healthcare will be acutely felt.

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  • Trump declares 'total vindication' after Comey testimony
Trump declares 'total vindication' after Comey testimony

On Thursday, the former FBI director told the upper chamber that Trump had demanded his personal loyalty - and then asked him to demonstrate that loyalty, by dropping the FBI's investigation into Michael Flynn . Comey would comment or elaborate on what Mr. Comey believes to be incorrect". Mr Trump's aides have dodged questions about whethe...

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  • US Attorney General to appear before Senate Committee
US Attorney General to appear before Senate Committee

Mr Sessions recused himself in March from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump after acknowledging that he had met twice a year ago with the Russian ambassador to the United States.

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  • US Ambassador Nikki Haley Lambasts UN Rights Council
US Ambassador Nikki Haley Lambasts UN Rights Council

On multiple occasions Tuesday, Haley highlighted human rights violations in Venezuela , saying the government is "conducting a campaign of violence and intimidation against unarmed demonstrators, businesses, civil society, and freely elected political opposition".

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan, Sri Lanka lock horns in virtual quarter-final
ICC Champions Trophy: Pakistan, Sri Lanka lock horns in virtual quarter-final

Nothing to do with the energy or the intensity or the belief in the team. The team bowled almost 24 maiden overs, an example of their stranglehold on the opposition batsmen. "Oh, and surely 'Shine on You Crazy Diamond" is more appropriate for a game featuring Lasith Malinga ". I believe we're the very closest unit. Despite his bad luck here, h...

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  • Former President Carter shakes hands with everyone on flight
Former President Carter shakes hands with everyone on flight

Atlanta native James Parker Sheffield's video of the down-to-earth moment, which was tweeted last Friday (June 9), has since gone viral. Carter made his way through the flight chatting and shaking hands with fellow flyers. " His enthusiasm was authentic and humble, in a way that made things feel less heavy for a moment". The lifelong Democr...

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  • Airstrikes on Islamic State-held Syrian city kill 12
Airstrikes on Islamic State-held Syrian city kill 12

Raqqa , which lies on the northern bank of the Euphrates, is reportedly surrounded from the west, north, and east by SDF forces. The extremists are not expected to give up easily. "Raqqa will be an important step towards annihilating ISIS, but this will not be the end of the terrorist organization ISIS in Syria", he said , adding that the terr...

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  • Single winning Powerball ticket sold, worth $447 million
Single winning Powerball ticket sold, worth $447 million

The winning numbers were 32-26-20-38-58, with Powerball 3. The store where the winning ticket was sold will receive a $1 million retailer bonus for selling the ticket. He does not know which of his customers won the jackpot. Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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  • US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel
US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

Sessions' decision not to appear before the committees was met with harsh criticism from Sen. Preet Bharara told ABC's "This Week" that Trump was trying to "cultivate some kind of relationship" with him when he called him twice before the inauguration to "shoot the breeze".

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Oslo,' 'Hello, Dolly!,' win big at 2017 Tony Awards
'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Oslo,' 'Hello, Dolly!,' win big at 2017 Tony Awards

The play, which garnered a total of seven Tony nominations, also saw Michael Aronov win the Tony Award for featured actor in a play. That could have been Bette Midler's mantra Sunday evening as she took the stage to accept her award for lead actress in a musical for " Hello, Dolly! ".

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  • Penguins end Predators magical postseason run
Penguins end Predators magical postseason run

The last team to have back-to-back Stanley Cup wins was the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98. It ends the deepest playoff run in Predators history. The Predators entered the playoffs as the lowest seed in the Western Conference with 94 points and had a daunting road to the NHL's championship round, one that few fans in Music City could realistic...

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  • Trump slams 'cowardly' Comey
Trump slams 'cowardly' Comey

Jack Reed , D-R.I., said "there's a real question of the propriety" of Sessions' involvement in Comey's dismissal, because Sessions had stepped aside from the federal investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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

In doing so, the President's tone, if not his message, clashed with his most senior national security officials, highlighting the often mixed messages emerging from his administration since the Qatar crisis began Tuesday. "Qatar has a history of supporting groups that have spanned the spectrum of political expression from activism to violence", ...

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