• Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. Instead, May's asking for some version of a " confidence and supply " agreement, where the DUP agrees to support the government on finance and a few other key votes. "It was a disaster", he said. The west London district of Kensington went to the Labour party by a margin of 20 votes. Martin Selmayr, senio...

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  • Kellyanne Conway: Jared Kushner's foreign contacts helped make Trump's trip successful
Kellyanne Conway: Jared Kushner's foreign contacts helped make Trump's trip successful

Such a retweet would normally be insignificant, but it follows just days after Trump blasted news reports based on anonymous sourcing as possibly being fabricated. Trump and his aides often rail on the media and the use of anonymous sources, calling news outlets and negative stories "fake news". #FakeNews is the enemy!' Flynn has also been ac...

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  • Iran flies food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages
Iran flies food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

In an appearance Friday with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, Trump called Qatar a "funder of terrorism at a very high level". U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on a Saudi Arabia-led coalition to ease Qatar's isolation. Erdogan approved the legislation late on Thursday, his office said. Doha is a major worldwide travel hub, but flags...

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  • May tells Davidson: DUP deal will not damage gay rights
May tells Davidson: DUP deal will not damage gay rights

The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour . A strong showing for Labour in the election was capped when the party snatched the final seat to declare, Kensington, by just 20 votes. In an apparent side-swipe at a hook-up with the DUP,...

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  • Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks killing 17
Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks killing 17

He said anti-Iranian remarks by Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and U.S. President Donald Trump are a "matter of disgrace" for them. "The alleged terrorists were captured by a series of 'sophisticated intelligence operations" in the Kermanshah, Kordestan, West Azerbaijan and Tehran demarcations, noted the government highlighting that in that way ...

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  • Almost 50 arrested after Tehran attack
Almost 50 arrested after Tehran attack

Iran says it has killed the alleged mastermind of twin attacks last week claimed by the Islamic State group. Press TV also stated that Iran's intelligence forces had neutralized over 25 terrorist cells in the country over the past few months.

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  • Iran: Tehran attacks mastermind killed
Iran: Tehran attacks mastermind killed

Iranian authorities said on Sunday they have arrested six people involved in a twin attack on Tehran in which 17 people were killed last week. Press TV quoted Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi, as saying in a televised interview on Saturday that the mastermind of the terrorist attack on Iran's Parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah...

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  • DUP will support Conservatives on 'big issues' - Michael Fallon
DUP will support Conservatives on 'big issues' - Michael Fallon

She's now attempting to form a government. "We will welcome any such deal being agreed, as it will provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond". Former minister Anna Soubry called on Mrs May to sack her joint chiefs of staff, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy , after she complained about their c...

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  • Trump Says Qatar Is An Historical 'Funder Of Terrorism'
Trump Says Qatar Is An Historical 'Funder Of Terrorism'

The three Gulf states severed transit links and gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave their countries. Egypt separately has asked the United Nations Security Council to investigate reports that Qatar "paid up to $1 billion to a terrorist group active in Iraq" to recently free 26 hostages, including members of its ruling fa...

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  • General election 2017: what happened and what's next for United Kingdom businesses?
General election 2017: what happened and what's next for United Kingdom businesses?

It now holds 318 seats. "At this time more than anything else, this country needs a period of stability", Mrs May said. Many others have been less vocal, but with 12 fewer Conservative seats in parliament than before the election, you can be sure many are smarting if not seething, meaning a leadership challenge could soon be on the cards.

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  • Still no deal to keep Tories in power
Still no deal to keep Tories in power

May's track record quickly gave way to a highly personalised assault on Mr. Corbyn and other members of his team, with the Conservatives deriding the "coalition of chaos" that could result from the Labour Party working with others such as the Scottish National Party and the Liberal Democrats.

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  • Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump
Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump

But yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction. "And we're going to hand the gavel to Pelosi in 2018", McSally said , referring to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California. Whether he obstructed justice remains for the facts to come forward. The president and his aides have complained about leaks, purportedly from the intelligence commu...

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  • UK Conservative party strikes deal with minor party, DUP
UK Conservative party strikes deal with minor party, DUP

It comes after the DUP denied it had reached a "confidence and supply" deal with the Conservatives - despite Number 10 announcing an agreement had been clinched. The Times reports that five cabinet ministers have urged him to stand against her. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubri...

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  • Trump goes to Supreme Court, insists travel ban on Muslims
Trump goes to Supreme Court, insists travel ban on Muslims

The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to throw out the injunction imposed in both cases. People participate in a protest against US President Donald Trump's revised Executive Order barring travel visas from six Muslim-majority countries, at Lafayette Park outside the White House in Washington , DC, USA, 06 March 2017.

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  • Iran arrests 8 after attacks on parliament, Khomeini shrine
Iran arrests 8 after attacks on parliament, Khomeini shrine

Iran's leadership on Friday accused the United States and Saudi Arabia of supporting the attacks on Tehran that killed 17 people this week. Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei castigated the United States and Saudi Arabia in a message of condolence to the families of the dead, having previously played down the attacks.

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  • 'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground
'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

May said she hopes to continue as party leader and prime minister despite calls for her to resign. "We are willing to serve the country", said John McDonnell, a senior Labour politician. Labour missed an "open goal" to beat Theresa May and should not pretend it achieved a "famous victory", a former shadow chancellor has said. Ukip leader Paul Nut...

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  • DUP: 'Positive' talks to continue next week
DUP: 'Positive' talks to continue next week

May's two closest aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill quit after coming under intense pressure from Tories following the election result. Mr Corbyn also said he had received text messages from party colleagues across the spectrum, insisting he was "open to everyone" as he puts together his top team.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn: I can 'absolutely' still be Prime Minister
Jeremy Corbyn: I can 'absolutely' still be Prime Minister

Labour had not secured anywhere near enough House of Commons seats to form a government, even with support from potential allies such as the Scottish National Party and other smaller parties. Conservative MP Alastair Burt told 1 NEWS "there were plenty of voices in the conservative party that reminded her that you can't run the government like ...

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  • United Kingdom media: May has no intention of resigning
United Kingdom media: May has no intention of resigning

Sources close to Corbyn said the party would in the coming weeks be using all parliamentary devices available to promote the same economic and social policies it advanced during the campaign, and in its manifesto. Mrs May was expected to make further appointments to her Cabinet on Saturday, but the damage to Mrs May's standing makes it less likely ...

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  • Flynn to give Senate panel some documents in Russian Federation investigation
Flynn to give Senate panel some documents in Russian Federation investigation

Trump abruptly fired Comey as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on May 9. Among them is one-time Trump campaign surrogate, Boris Epshteyn, and Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen . Former FBI Director James Comey wrote in a memo that President Donald Trump asked to end to the investigation of national security adviser Mic...

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