• May to face fury of own MPs
May to face fury of own MPs

The two opposing sides forged alliances when they campaigned side by side in the European Union referendum, and last night senior Conservative and Labour sources confirmed that talks were ongoing and look set to intensify over the coming weeks as negotiations with European Union leaders begin.

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  • Eritrea sides with Saudi and allies over row with Qatar
Eritrea sides with Saudi and allies over row with Qatar

On Friday, Tillerson urged Qatar's neighbors to ease their blockade and called for "calm and thoughtful dialogue". But the terrorism list published by the UAE and Saudi revealed the depth of Doha's patronage to Islamist and extremist groups.

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  • Jeff Sessions Still Doesn't Have a Convincing Story on Comey Firing
Jeff Sessions Still Doesn't Have a Convincing Story on Comey Firing

The other issue on which Sessions was unconvincing and grew less convincing as the hearing went on was his refusal to answer questions about his own conversations with Trump on grounds that "Justice Department policy" prevented him from testifying on matters where the president might, at some point in the future, choose to assert executive pri...

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  • California governor named adviser for UN climate conference
California governor named adviser for UN climate conference

Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The California governor traveled to China last week where he spoke with President Xi Jinping about climate change and signed bilateral climate deals. The PM also expressed his disappointment in the recent announcement by the US President on America's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on Climate C...

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  • The White House Says It Won't Answer Questions About Russia Anymore
The White House Says It Won't Answer Questions About Russia Anymore

While his departure day is still unknown, he resigned on May 18th in a private meeting with president Trump and offered to stay on until the President completed his first global trip to ease the transition. "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"???" he wrote . Andrew McCarthy, contributing editor at the National Review has said that...

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  • Jeff Sessions blamed for impeding investigation at hearing
Jeff Sessions blamed for impeding investigation at hearing

The poll also found that 43 percent of voters thought Comey's testimony last week before the Senate Intelligence Committee hurt Trump more than helped the president. Sessions corroborated that Comey came to him the next day and asked not to be alone with the president. Namely, they were upset with his very public handling of the Hillary Clinton ...

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  • Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'unIslamic'
Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'unIslamic'

In London, British foreign minister Boris Johnson called for calm and said he would meet this week with his counterparts from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE. The agency was commenting in reaction to remarks made by Qatar Airways' chief executive that Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were violating worldwide law by shutting o...

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  • Sessions Denies Collusion Allegations, Defends Involvement With Comey Ouster
Sessions Denies Collusion Allegations, Defends Involvement With Comey Ouster

Sessions was adamant that he did not have a private meeting with Kislyak at that event. "My comments encouraged him to do just that and indeed, as I understand, he did". Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., pressed the issue, noting that two days after Comey was let go, the president said he would have fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation direct...

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  • US Attorney General Jeff Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russian Federation appalling
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russian Federation appalling

But Sessions denies that and denied that very emphatically in this heated exchange with Democratic Senator Ron Wyden. It wasn't until the stars aligned, as the Russian Federation investigation was heating up, that Sessions and Rosenstein could pull the plug, with at least Trump's blessing.

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  • Fire in London apartment building leaves six dead, dozens hospitalized
Fire in London apartment building leaves six dead, dozens hospitalized

The Metropolitan Police confirmed that six people had died and warned that the figure would nearly certainly rise. A group of residents within Grenfell Tower had repeatedly warned of the risk of a potential fire in the building. "All our warnings fell on deaf ears and we predicted that a catastrophe like this was inevitable", the group said aft...

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  • Qatar denounces Gulf states' policy of domination
Qatar denounces Gulf states' policy of domination

In Paris, Sheikh Mohammed, who is on a European tour to drum up support for Qatar, said his country had no idea what had provoked the move against it. It says Sharif's visit reaffirmed Pakistan's strong commitment for Saudi Arabia's territorial integrity and sovereignty, and quotes King Salman as saying the joint fight against terrorism is in the i...

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  • Woman disguises dog as baby, smuggles into hospital to visit sick grandma
Woman disguises dog as baby, smuggles into hospital to visit sick grandma

The NBC affiliate reported the ill woman desperately wanted to see her dog, and Hennick, a veterinary technician, according to her Twitter bio, wanted to make it happen. Luckily we've been in the hospital enough lately that they remembered who we were so we just walked by and waved to them", she told the website . "Pasty was quiet the whole time a...

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  • British PM Theresa May says she takes responsibility for election result
British PM Theresa May says she takes responsibility for election result

Last night Mrs May was cheered at the first meeting of backbench Tory MPs since losing her majority as she told them: "I got us into this mess and I'll get us out of it". Instead, the election stripped May of her majority and obliterated her political authority. Over the weekend, May's top two aides stepped aside. Davis confirmed that negotiation...

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  • Ealing Council Statement After Grenfell Tower Blaze
Ealing Council Statement After Grenfell Tower Blaze

The Grenfell tenants' organization's newsletter instructs residents to stay put in a fire unless the blaze is in their own apartment or in their hallway - the same guidance used in multistory hotels and other high-rise buildings. Some desperate residents threw their children from high windows, hoping someone on the ground would catch them. A lo...

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  • Franken fires back at Sessions after testimony
Franken fires back at Sessions after testimony

The U.S. Attorney General denounced as a "detestable lie" any charges that he had been party to any Russian election inteference during the 2016 campaign , as Jeff Sessions sidestepped a number of questions from Democrats in a politically tinged hearing on Russia's actions before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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  • Residents warned of fire risk in Grenfell Tower before blaze
Residents warned of fire risk in Grenfell Tower before blaze

The feline is said to have become separated from his owners after the huge fire consumed the Grenfell Tower on Latimer Road, West London on Tuesday night. The 1970s-built tower block recently underwent an £8.7 million refurbishment that included a modernised exterior, new windows and additional homes.

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  • Gov. Chris Christie's approval rating falls to historic low
Gov. Chris Christie's approval rating falls to historic low

The university says it's the worst gubernatorial approval rating surveyed by the poll in more than two decades. Chris Christie on Wednesday announced the development of a new park that will connect downtown Trenton to the DE riverfront via a pedestrian bridge.

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  • Suspected N.Korea drone photographed United States missile defence site
Suspected N.Korea drone photographed United States missile defence site

Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) site located in Seongju. According to the president's spokesperson Park Su-hyun, Moon said: "If the neighbouring countries in north-east Asia, including North and South Korea , can host the World Cup together, it would help to create peace in North and South Korea as well as north-east Asia".

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  • How Donald Trump's Russian connection unfolded
How Donald Trump's Russian connection unfolded

Mr. Comey last week said the FBI was "aware of facts" that would have made it "problematic" for Mr. Sessions to be involved in the Russian Federation investigation. White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Monday said Ruddy had not spoken to Trump about the issue and that only the president or his attorneys were authorized to speak about it.

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  • IL lawmakers safe: Rodney Davis at practice during shooting
IL lawmakers safe: Rodney Davis at practice during shooting

His office says he needed surgery for his injury. He said he called his wife and children immediately when he was able to get hold of a phone. Sen. It's unclear if the man was the shooter. "We can disagree on how to govern, that's what makes our country great, but I'm here because we're all Americans and Republicans and Democrats need to us...

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