• UK Election 2017: Democratic Unionists turn kingmakers, back Theresa May for majority
UK Election 2017: Democratic Unionists turn kingmakers, back Theresa May for majority

Johnson added the Conservatives needed to think about lessons from the election, but not via newspapers. "Referencing a campaign trail comment she made, he wrote: "'I will be a bloody hard woman to Junker' said May 5 weeks ago. British Prime Minister Theresa May's two chiefs of staff have resigned in the wake of the Conservative Party's disastr...

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  • UK Labour Party to seek to form govt
UK Labour Party to seek to form govt

Liberal Democrats gained four seats to amass 12 MPs, but lost its former leader and ex-deputy prime minister Nick Clegg in perhaps the highest-profile casualty in a night of stunning results . The Conservative lawmaker who lost his seat on Thursday and has experience working as a party enforcer in parliament. MARTIN: But she is talking to a pa...

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  • UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar
UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

As a result Qatar's only land border has been closed, it has been stopped from using the airspace of neighbouring nations and its citizens have been told to leave various Gulf countries within two weeks. Qatar's Foreign Ministry is complaining that the various accusations being made by the Saudis and the United Arab Emirates lack all transparency, ...

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  • May to face Tory backbenchers following disastrous election result
May to face Tory backbenchers following disastrous election result

Asked if Mrs May should lead the Tories into the next election , Mr Grayling said: "The next election is a question for her". 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.

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  • Puerto Rico gov upholds statehood in vote hit by boycott
Puerto Rico gov upholds statehood in vote hit by boycott

Students at the University of Puerto Rico, for example, have led a two-month-long strike against a proposed US$450 million education budget cut. One issue prevalent among many residents is that they pay in full for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security but can only collect on a restricted amount of these benefits relative to mainland citizen...

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  • Trump holds cabinet meeting, promises change
Trump holds cabinet meeting, promises change

Take a look at some highlights from the meeting in the video above, and in case you're interested in becoming very upset, here's a video of our previous president wishing two Cabinet members happy birthday. "For four months I got bogged down in that swamp that you want to drain". From left are, Vice President Mike Pence, foreground, Health and H...

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  • What will happen if Theresa May loses her seat in parliament?
What will happen if Theresa May loses her seat in parliament?

Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May was working to fill out the ranks of her minority government Saturday after an election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party and complicating for Britain's exit from the European Union .

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  • Merkel ready for Brexit talks
Merkel ready for Brexit talks

The left wing has seen that they are still strong and can win with the right message aimed at the right people. But May, facing scorn for running a lacklustre campaign, was determined to hang on. There are also fears it could further destabilise the political landscape in Northern Ireland following the collapse of the power-sharing agreement earlie...

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  • United Kingdom vote sparks uncertain outlook for financial sector
United Kingdom vote sparks uncertain outlook for financial sector

Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the prime minister's residence on Friday. "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", said the former Belgian prime minister. May is now trying to unite a disillusioned party around her to not only support her in the Brexit talks but also to str...

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  • Britain's Conservative Party Loses Majority; May Faces Calls to Resign
Britain's Conservative Party Loses Majority; May Faces Calls to Resign

Our research on the DUP in 2014 outlined some views of the party's members: two-thirds think that homosexuality is wrong; 73% oppose the legalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland (which has different abortion legislation to rest of UK); while only 4% of party members describe themselves as being non-religious.

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  • Bradley's early goal helps USA tie Mexico, 1-1
Bradley's early goal helps USA tie Mexico, 1-1

Occasionally, Bradley can produce a moment of inspiration, like the spectacular goal that put the USA ahead in the sixth minute and briefly spawned hope of a famous victory. Herrera echoed the general opinion that the US came to Mexico City and fought a good fight, was composed and tough to break down. "The mentality and the commitment from eve...

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  • Brexit minister Davis says United Kingdom could still walk away with no deal
Brexit minister Davis says United Kingdom could still walk away with no deal

May is now trying to unite a disillusioned party around her to not only support her in the Brexit talks but also to strike a deal with a small Northern Irish party that will enable her to stay in power. " Theresa May is a dead woman walking". Irish premier Enda Kenny has told Theresa May the outworking of the General Election must not put th...

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  • NSA Leaker Winner Will Plead Not Guilty
NSA Leaker Winner Will Plead Not Guilty

Winner, shackled at the feet and wearing an orange jumpsuit in court, said little during Thursday's proceeding, except to reply, "Not guilty, your honour", when asked for her plea, and to answer "yes" and "no" to procedural questions put to her by the judge.

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  • British Writer Eats His Book On Live TV Show
British Writer Eats His Book On Live TV Show

On May 28, the University of Kent professor, in a tweet , had bet that he would eat his book if Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party got 38 per cent votes in the United Kingdom polls. "It's pretty hard, there are a lot of chemicals, but I have to finish it all", said Matthew Goodwin. While we think books are better for reading, rather than eating,...

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  • Britain's Brexit minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'
Britain's Brexit minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'

May's Conservatives have lost their majority in parliament, party members blamed what one called a " just awful" campaign, training their ire on an election team that highlighted the 60-year-old's flaws by sticking doggedly to an agreed script instead of masking her weaknesses.

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  • Bernie Sanders: Worried about gerrymandering? Start converting Republicans
Bernie Sanders: Worried about gerrymandering? Start converting Republicans

Sanders asked. Sanders plans to tell activists that they were already scoring wins despite the Democratic Party's national defeat, according to speech excerpts provided to The Washington Post . The speech came almost a year after the final contest in the Democratic primary that launched his "political revolution", and in what many here co...

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  • Duchess of Cambridge visits London Bridge attack victims
Duchess of Cambridge visits London Bridge attack victims

She asked members of staff about their roles and was reported to have commended: "Well done". She was then introduced to two of the hospital's team leaders trained to deal with major incidents - Jane Bond of Gold Command, and Silver Command's Mark Madams.

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  • Leidos Holdings (LDOS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds
Leidos Holdings (LDOS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds

Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD) has risen 8.67% since June 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.02% the S&P500. ADV bought a new stake in shares of Leidos Holdings during the fourth quarter worth approximately $241,000. Kcg Hldg owns 4,871 shares. Sei Invs Com reported 43,570 shares. The stock of Leidos Holdings, Inc . Penserra Capi...

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  • Trump says he looks forward to working with May
Trump says he looks forward to working with May

She needs to establish her position in Parliament because the Queen's Speech - which will set out the Government's programme - is scheduled for June 19. "That's not a matter for me", she said. "We would be able to speak freely if they weren't around and if they were around you don't speak", Perrior told the BBC.

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  • Direct payments and soft border with Ireland must continue, DUP says
Direct payments and soft border with Ireland must continue, DUP says

This week's election left the Conservatives several seats short of a majority in Parliament, so they are seeking a deal with the Northern Ireland-based DUP, which won 10 seats. 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 central roles in the campaig...

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