• Qatar Airways urges United Nations action against Gulf blockade
Qatar Airways urges United Nations action against Gulf blockade

Speaking after diplomatic meetings in Paris, Al Thani said Qatar is ready to negotiate anything "related to the collective security of the Gulf countries" but insisted that Qatari foreign policy is not open to debate. "We have legal channels to object to this", he said. Kuwait, which is now leading mediation efforts, and Oman are the only Gulf ...

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"Lord Buckethead" Needs to Trend after Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Have we heard from her what she plans to do about Brexit? No. From here, Oliver did his part in order to further describe some of the difficulties that the entire Brexit deal is bringing to everyone in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and so many other places.

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  • May's deal to work with DUP causes anger among political rivals
May's deal to work with DUP causes anger among political rivals

Britain's minority Conservative government says it has struck a provisional deal with a minor party, the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), to help get its programme through parliament. Late on Saturday, she appointed a new chief of staff , former housing minister Gavin Barwell who lost his parliamentary seat in last Thursday's election.

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  • Three Named NCBWA Freshman All-Americans
Three Named NCBWA Freshman All-Americans

It is the first All-America accolade for the Midland outfielder. He was one of a total of 31 standout freshmen college baseball players from every part of the country featured on the NCBWA Freshman All-American teams. was third on the team in hits (67), doubles (14), triples (1), and runs scored (36). He ended the year by leading the team with ...

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  • Qatar Airways enjoys 20% profit jump
Qatar Airways enjoys 20% profit jump

Akbar Al Baker criticised Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain for closing their airspace to Qatari flights a week ago. "It is hard for us, the generation that built the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) 37 years ago, to see these disagreements between its members which may lead to undesirable consequences", said Sheikh Sabah Al-A...

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  • May fights to hang on as vote gamble fails
May fights to hang on as vote gamble fails

In Thursday's election the Conservatives won 318 of the 650 House of Commons seats, 12 fewer than the party had before the snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. The result means that Mr Corbyn , who previous year survived an attempt by his MPs to topple him, has complete authority over his party. The vicar'...

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  • Sky sources: Downing Street's statement on DUP made in error
Sky sources: Downing Street's statement on DUP made in error

The election result forced Ms May to search for a deal with a small party of Northern Irish politicians, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), to prop up her government and vote through vital legislation . "I think change is brought about, certainly in Northern Ireland , by persuasion, by people working together and the best way actually to achiev...

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  • Enda Kenny 'concerned' at proposed United Kingdom deal with the DUP
Enda Kenny 'concerned' at proposed United Kingdom deal with the DUP

Apart from Gove and her close ally Damian Green, promoted to Cabinet Office minister to oversee the day-to-day running of the government , May confirmed most of the ministers from her previous cabinet. We want a country that works for everyone. BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith said: "The government has yet to nail down this deal w...

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  • Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests
Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests

Baton-wielding riot police broke up anti-corruption protests and detained hundreds of demonstrators in Moscow and other Russian cities on Monday soon after arresting opposition leader Alexei Navalny.The protests, called by Navalny, a strong critic of Russian President Vladmir Putin, drew thousands of people and were some of the biggest in Russia si...

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  • Analysts' Ratings Review: Weatherford International Ltd (WFT)
Analysts' Ratings Review: Weatherford International Ltd (WFT)

Manufacturers Life Co The owns 50,841 shares. Weatherford International PLC ( NYSE WFT ) traded up 6.44% during trading on Friday, reaching $4.46. It has underperformed by 14.55% the S&P500. Franklin Res stated it has 0.12% in Weatherford International Plc (NYSE:WFT). Also, there are 1 buy, 1 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning...

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  • UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan -lawmaker
UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan -lawmaker

May has a busy schedule on Tuesday, hosting a cabinet meeting and talks with the DUP leader before travelling to Paris to meet French President Emmanuel Macron. Ms. May has restored former Justice Secretary Michael Gove to the Cabinet in another move created to show she was willing to listen to critics. Britain's descent into political crisis j...

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  • Ghany: Wait and see on UK Govt
Ghany: Wait and see on UK Govt

May said she was confident that the Tories would be able to work together with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) in the "interests of the whole of Britain". "I am pretty repulsed by gay and lesbianism ", he said in 2007. "As and when details are finalised both parties will put them forward". But instead of throwing in the towel, May took t...

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  • Mastermind behind Iran attacks killed, 50 arrested
Mastermind behind Iran attacks killed, 50 arrested

Iranian leaders, meanwhile, accused the United States and Saudi Arabia of supporting the attacks, which killed 17 people in Tehran . Last Wednesday's rare and coordinated attacks on Tehran left dozens of people wounded. It called the detainees "elements of the Wahhabi ISIS group", and said they were involved in operations, communication and ...

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  • May brings back foe, aims to unite party before Brexit
May brings back foe, aims to unite party before Brexit

The news came as May prepared to name the rest of her cabinet , after revealing Friday that her five most senior ministers would remain in their posts . "Well look, I have friends in politics across many parties", she said in response. "I do hope that the result of the election will have no major impact on the negotiations we are desperately wait...

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  • President Donald Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling
President Donald Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

President Donald Trump has laid off controversial tweets for the last few days but after a few days at his private golf resort in Bedminster, New Jersey he once again went on a Twitter rant early Sunday morning, as if to get the first word in before the Sunday morning talk shows.

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  • Can still be next British PM: Jeremy Corbyn, Labour leader
Can still be next British PM: Jeremy Corbyn, Labour leader

Voters failed to give a ringing endorsement to May's plan for Brexit , which involves leaving the EU's single market and imposing restrictions on immigration while trying to negotiate free trade deal with the bloc. May responded that the DUP deal "would provide stability and certainty for the United Kingdom going forward", her office said. Senio...

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  • Theresa May's two closest aides quit after election debacle
Theresa May's two closest aides quit after election debacle

It now leaves only husband Philip in her small group of trusted confidantes. The Prime Minister was forced to perform an unprecedented U-turn within days of the publication of the Tory manifesto by announcing there would be a cap on social care costs, something that had been absent in the original policy document.

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  • Sen. King grills Trump intelligence officials
Sen. King grills Trump intelligence officials

There also have been claims that Trump attempted to persuade some officials to call off the investigation. The dossier contained claims of financial entanglements and salacious claims of a sexual nature. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she was unsure if the president read Comey's testimony after its release. If this is new p...

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  • May to form new government after losing parliamentary majority
May to form new government after losing parliamentary majority

Again in most elections in recent years that would also have given them victory, but the return to effectively two party politics (excluding Scotland) squeezed the other minor parties with UKIP nearly wiped out and the Lib Dems although up four seats, only manage a meagre tally of 12 MPs (down from 57 in 2010).

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  • Plans for a hard Brexit have not changed, says UK
Plans for a hard Brexit have not changed, says UK

Other senior Tories - including Graham Brady, influential chairman of the 1922 Committee - predicted MPs would rally round, insisting there was no mood in the party for a damaging leadership contest which could see them plunged into a fresh general election.

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