• Mourinho picked Manchester United because they were in need of help
Mourinho picked Manchester United because they were in need of help

The deal, which they stressed remains dependent on personal terms, global clearance and a medical, is said to be worth £30.7m ($39.1m). While he will reinforce Jose Mourinho's ranks at the back, United are aware of the need to add at the opposite end of the field as well.

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  • Macron faces test in French parliamentary elections
Macron faces test in French parliamentary elections

In some races, three or four people will make it to the second round, though some may step aside to improve the chances of another contender. Runner-up in France's presidential election, Le Pen urged "patriotic" voters to turn out en masse in the second round June 18 and boost her party's small presence in the National Assembly.

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  • Theresa May's Powerful Advisers Have Resigned Following The Disastrous Election Result
Theresa May's Powerful Advisers Have Resigned Following The Disastrous Election Result

But he denied reports that the much-derided policy, over which Mrs May was forced to make what was widely seen as an embarrassing u-turn, had been his "personal pet project". The Conservatives won 318 seats , down from 331 in 2015 and falling short of an overall majority, after the opposition Labour party under socialist leader Jeremy Corbyn score...

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  • US House passes bill to roll back finance regulations
US House passes bill to roll back finance regulations

President Donald Trump's promise to loosen post-financial crisis regulations by dismantling Dodd-Frank is making headway. In addition, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would be converted into a consumer law enforcement agency, curbing designated powers from the 2010 law.

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  • Hundreds demonstrate in Kabul for better security
Hundreds demonstrate in Kabul for better security

Demonstrators also called for Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah to step down. According to Najib Danish, deputy Interior Ministry spokesman, 87 people were injured in the blasts . The violence comes as a regional summit is scheduled for Tuesday in Afghanistan to promote peace, security and reconciliation. Officials revised the death toll to 18...

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  • Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says
Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says

This pressure is likely to constrain the funding Qatari banks would be able to raise from Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain , one banker in the region told Reuters. Qatar long has denied funding extremists. Arab nations have tried to isolate Qatar over its alleged support of militant groups and ties to Iran . Kuwait's ruler, meanwhile, is mak...

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  • Gulf crisis rumbles on, Qatar diplomat defiant
Gulf crisis rumbles on, Qatar diplomat defiant

They have also barred their residents from visiting Qatar and vice versa. Saudi Arabia's closure of Qatar's only land border sparked fears of major price hikes and food shortages for its population of 2.7 million people, with long queues forming as some supermarkets began running out of stock.

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  • Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next
Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

The Conservatives now plan to reach a so-called confidence and supply agreement with the DUP , which would involve it supporting a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament but not forming a formal coalition . Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who is gay, was among the first to express disquiet over a deal with the ult...

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  • Ruth Davidson: Tories need to listen to other parties on Brexit
Ruth Davidson: Tories need to listen to other parties on Brexit

The SNP was down 21 seats after the General Election while Ms Davidson saw her party deliver its best result in Scotland for three decades by winning 13 seats. She added: "She must take it off the table". "But just as the SNP must listen to the result on the independence referendum, we also have to listen to voters who did not give the UK Conserv...

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  • Moscow 'ready' to help resolve Gulf crisis
Moscow 'ready' to help resolve Gulf crisis

The political storm surrounding Qatar is impacting life and business in one of the world's biggest natural gas producers and travel hubs, which is preparing to host soccer's World Cup in 2022. Saudi Arabia has banned hotels and tourist facilities from airing Al Jazeera news channels and threatened to punish violators with the closure of their facil...

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  • Britain's May agrees outline deal with DUP for support
Britain's May agrees outline deal with DUP for support

DUP leader Arlene Foster said she would meet May on Tuesday while Downing Street said the incumbent premier would "finalize" a deal in the coming week. Asked if there would be another general election this year, Mr Corbyn replied: "It's quite possible there'll be an election later this year or early next year and that might be a good thing bec...

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  • Trump's lawyer to file complaint against Comey
Trump's lawyer to file complaint against Comey

The White House was reportedly relieved with the testimony of James Comey , who failed to deliver any single breakthrough moment during his three-hour hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. Comey dropped one bombshell after another: he accused the White House of lying about why they fired him, and he said he wrote d...

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  • United Kingdom election: Source spills on the DUP's support demands
United Kingdom election: Source spills on the DUP's support demands

In an election full of nasty shocks for Britain's governing Conservative Party, none was more surprising than its first defeat in Canterbury since the constituency was created in 1918. Last year, DUP MP Sammy Wilson was accused of racism after a member of the public said Northern Ireland should "get the ethnics out" - to which he appeared to reply ...

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  • Trump goes on the attack after Comey testimony
Trump goes on the attack after Comey testimony

President Donald Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, is considering whether to file a complaint against former FBI Director James Comey over his testimony that he shared a memo with his friend last month outlining his conversations with Trump about former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

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  • Stephen Curry struggles from the field in Game 4
Stephen Curry struggles from the field in Game 4

The technical foul was Green's fourth of the playoffs. The Green-Kerr technical foul snafu was just part of the drama in the third quarter. For several minutes, however, the only people who seemed to know that in the entire arena were the three officials.

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  • Man Jailed 17 Years For Crime His Lookalike Committed
Man Jailed 17 Years For Crime His Lookalike Committed

Based on their testimony and the new evidence, Johnson County District Judge Kevin Moriarty ordered Jones' release. That was when he contacted the Midwest Innocence Project and the Paul E. He was sentenced to more than 19 years in prison. Photo lineups are notoriously unreliable, and the victim of the attempted robbery, Tamara Scherer, signed a s...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn: Labour 'ready to fight' another election
Jeremy Corbyn: Labour 'ready to fight' another election

Irish prime minister Enda Kenny expressed concern Sunday that a proposed alliance between Britain's ruling Conservatives and Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) could pose a "challenge" to peace in the province. A Conservative deal with the Democratic Unionist Party would only apply to "big issues" like the economy and security, th...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is ready for another general election
Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is ready for another general election

Anti-DUP protestors stood outside the Downing Street gates on 10 June and chanted "Tories out, refugees in" and "Tories out, Corbyn in". "She's attempting to form a government", Corbyn told the Sunday Mirror in an exclusive interview. "He also noted the absence of any nationalist voice in Westminster following the election". "I look forward to ...

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  • Gulf countries assure India of welfare of diaspora amid Qatar crisis
Gulf countries assure India of welfare of diaspora amid Qatar crisis

Saudi Arabia also sealed Qatar's only land border, a key passageway for food imports. "After my talks this week, I know how serious the situation is, but I believe there are also good chances to make progress". He says the USA asks that there be "no further escalation". President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on June 9 Turkey would stand by Qata...

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  • New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP -senior Conservative lawmaker
New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP -senior Conservative lawmaker

May is trying to form a minority government after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in a June 8 snap election that she had called for back in April. When the opposition get to decide the topic between debated, the DUP's voting record is generally left-leaning and aligned with the Labour party.

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