• Russia says Kazakhstan committed to oil output deal: agencies
Russia says Kazakhstan committed to oil output deal: agencies

Futures added 1.4% in NY after sliding 3.8% last week. "Time will correct for this statistical glitch that we saw last week", he said, adding that the results of last month's agreements to extend a global production cut would "materialise over weeks and months".

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  • United Kingdom election outcome to delay Brexit negotiations
United Kingdom election outcome to delay Brexit negotiations

Others around the world have commented on what the election will mean for Brexit , drawing parallels to governments elsewhere and - of course - Donald Trump made an appearance too . The Conservatives are trying to seal a deal with Northern Ireland's DUP , following last week's poor election showing. This is more than the total of Labour, Lib D...

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  • UK: May set to form govt amid opposition to DUP deal
UK: May set to form govt amid opposition to DUP deal

The finishing line is 326. What is a hung Parliament? However, even though the British people expected that the results of the general election would provide a level of certainty the country needed, especially after the Brexit referendum, the Manchester bombing, and the London Bridge terror attack, all of which shockingly generated an a...

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  • Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government - May
Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government - May

To form a functioning government, the Prime Minister is expected to rely on the support of the Democratic Unionist Party , an ideologically similar right-wing faction from Northern Ireland, which secured 10 of the 18 parliamentary seats representing that region in the British Parliament.

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  • Brokenshire not keen on Stormont mediator move amid DUP deal criticism
Brokenshire not keen on Stormont mediator move amid DUP deal criticism

The Minister for Social Protection, who is to be elected Taoiseach on Wednesday, said he would emphasise this point when he had an opportunity to speak to Theresa May . However, a major question mark now hangs over the talks as a result of developments at Westminster. Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny has warned the leader of the British Cons...

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  • Air quality alert issued — Sunday sizzler
Air quality alert issued — Sunday sizzler

Code Orange is a designation that says air may be unhealthy for sensitive groups of people. "Think of the AQI as a yardstick that runs from 0 to 500". Ozone emissions come from industrial facilities and electric utilities, motor vehicle exhaust, gasoline vapors, and chemical solvents, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

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  • Theresa May fighting to hang on after gamble fails
Theresa May fighting to hang on after gamble fails

British media have reported that moves were afoot within May's party to dislodge her after her election gamble - aimed at increasing her party's majority in parliament ahead of Brexit talks - backfired. A very personalized, nearly presidential style of campaigning has contributed to the Conservative Party's loss of support, said Mark Goodwin, lec...

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  • US Defence Secretary James Mattis pressurises China over N.Korea
US Defence Secretary James Mattis pressurises China over N.Korea

Such risky act is a sign that their preparations for unleashing a nuclear war against the DPRK (North Korea) have reached the final phase", the Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) quoted a spokesman for the Strategic Force of the Korean People " s Army as saying on Friday.

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  • Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility Coming to Xbox One
Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility Coming to Xbox One

Games due out from Microsoft include Forza 7, Crackdown 3 and Sea of Thieves . One thing fans can likely look forward to learning is how Forza Motorsport 7 will be enhanced by Project Scorpio . It was only after the motion sensor was no longer part of the bundle, and Sony's PS4 obliterated the Xbox One in sales, that Microsoft finally...

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  • Blasts rock besieged city as Philippines marks independence day
Blasts rock besieged city as Philippines marks independence day

Coupled with the aerial bombings of Marawi City , it now appears that the "cure" provided by the Duterte regime has become worse than the "disease" of the ISIS-inspired terrorist acts by the Maute Group/ASG. Mr Duterte is the first president from Mindanao, and he ran a year ago as the candidate who could bring peace to the region. Hundreds of ...

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  • Theresa May set to form the government
Theresa May set to form the government

May is expected to form the new government after talks with the DUP next week, only days before the country's historic Brexit negotiations with the European Union start on June 19. "We're there as the Labour Party with our points of view, everybody knows what they are and everyone can see the huge increase in our support because of the way ...

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  • Trump administration appeals travel ban to Supreme Court
Trump administration appeals travel ban to Supreme Court

Information from Reuters was used in this report . ROSE: Not much. I mean, the Department of Justice lawyers are making roughly the same argument they've been making throughout, that the president has broad authority to protect national security and that this temporary ban is necessary in order to give the government time to evaluate its visa p...

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  • Draymond Green does not regret his tirade against Cavs fans
Draymond Green does not regret his tirade against Cavs fans

I have to be implementing in those opportunities, and the way to do that is just being an open screener, being just a willing sacrificer, and the opportunities will come. "The past is the past". "It's fueled us all year, just trying to keep that hunger to get back to the stage. But we understand we're one win away from getting the job done, and w...

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  • Penguins top Predators for back-to-back Stanley Cups
Penguins top Predators for back-to-back Stanley Cups

About a minute into the second period, Filip Forsberg took a wrist shot that Penguins goalie Matt Murray got a piece of, but ended up sneaking underneath his arm and dribbling towards the goal line. Only Montreal has won more Cups on the road with 10. Pittsburgh's star-studded, battle-tested roster was pushed hard by a young, fast Nashville l...

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  • In UK, May strikes deal to prop up Conservative government
In UK, May strikes deal to prop up Conservative government

I believe this is a awful mistake with lasting consequences and not just for the very valid reasons raised by Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Tories, about the DUP's attitudes to LGBTI rights . "The DUP have a poor record on LGBT rights". Another survey showed British business confidence has fallen sharply since last Thursday's inconclus...

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  • Sturgeon calls on voters to
Sturgeon calls on voters to "strengthen Scotland's hand against an extreme Brexit"

A second Scottish independence referendum could be pushed back to "the end of the Brexit process", Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has suggested at the launch of her election plans. The health service was another area that the two seem to be rallying on ahead of the General Election poll on June 8. Launching her party's manifesto in...

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  • Melbourne siege an act of terror, ISIS claims responsibility
Melbourne siege an act of terror, ISIS claims responsibility

Another " known wolf" terrorist, this time in Melbourne , Australia , as a man well known to police as a violent extremist, took a prostitute hostage after killing her bodyguard. Police said the gunman, Yacqub Khayre , had a long criminal history. Despite his role in a previous terror plot, authorities had deemed him "low risk".

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  • Theresa May big loser in UK snap vote
Theresa May big loser in UK snap vote

May formally triggered the two-year Brexit departure timetable in March. The government has already backed this - anything else would risk reigniting the Troubles - but it is unclear how this will work with the Republic still enjoying freedom of movement within the EU.

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  • PM May Sticks by Top Ministers After Election Saps Authority
PM May Sticks by Top Ministers After Election Saps Authority

Conservative MPs are publicly airing their anger, some calling for her ouster and others demanding radical change in her style of leadership. He said a new election might be necessary later this year or early in 2018. Withdrawing from the EU's common customs agreement could require customs checkpoints to be set up along the border between the Iris...

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  • Kenny warns May 'do not put peace agreement at risk'
Kenny warns May 'do not put peace agreement at risk'

A deal between the government and the DUP could also unsettle the precarious balance between Northern Ireland's British loyalist and Irish nationalist parties, whose power-sharing administration in Belfast collapsed earlier this year. Following David Cameron's resignation after his defeat in last summer's European Union referendum, Johnson was se...

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