• Brexit talks may not start on June 19, David Davis suggests
Brexit talks may not start on June 19, David Davis suggests

A contrite May took responsibility for losing her party's majority; 'I've got us into the mess and I will get us out of it.' She also promised to help those who had lost their seats and said sorry a few times . Prior to the election, the Conservative party manifesto pledged that should the party remain in power it would continue " strong sup...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions to talk publicly to US Senate panel
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to talk publicly to US Senate panel

But intelligence committee members at first were unaware of a planned hearing. She said Sessions should also testify before the Judiciary Committee, because it was better suited to explore legal questions of possible obstruction. Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein, a member of both the Senate intelligence and judiciary committees, has said Sessi...

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  • Reporter Calls Comey's Father for Scoop, Gets Quite a Surprise
Reporter Calls Comey's Father for Scoop, Gets Quite a Surprise

The rest were packed with members of the press, political VIPs, members of the Senate intelligence committee, and Comey himself, who spent almost three hours fielding questions from the committee. "I'm committing the United States and have committed, but I'm committing the United States to Article 5 ", Trump said. Mr Comey also confirmed t...

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  • PM, COAS arrive in Riyadh to mediate Qatar-GCC rift
PM, COAS arrive in Riyadh to mediate Qatar-GCC rift

Qatar's finance minister expressed confidence in the country's ability to economically weather a diplomatic dispute with a group of countries that cut relations last week. Gambrell reported from Dubai, United Arab Emirates . Qatar could retaliate by shutting down the undersea Dolphin Energy pipeline, which sends about 2 billion cubic feet (56 ...

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  • Trump's revised travel ban blocked again by United States appeals court
Trump's revised travel ban blocked again by United States appeals court

The 9th Circuit took a similar stance on Monday, writing: "Immigration, even for the President, is not a one-person show". Hawaii's court papers mentioned a series of Trump Twitter posts on June 5. Jessica Levinson, a law professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles , said Monday's ruling was yet another signal that Trump's executive order w...

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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May Loses Majority After Snap Election
British Prime Minister Theresa May Loses Majority After Snap Election

May announced later that Gavin Barwell - a former housing minister who lost his seat in Thursday's election - would be her new chief of staff. "People are crying out for help and he's been working on that, he hasn't really been working on Brexit ", she said, while locals browsed bric-a-brac displayed on her daughter's stall.

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  • Ivanka Trump says her father is optimistic
Ivanka Trump says her father is optimistic

Sessions will get his chance in front of the same committee in fewer than 24 hours. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate committees but it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Enter Not Guilty Plea
Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Enter Not Guilty Plea

Winner's mother, Billie-Jean Davis, said she's anxious the Trump administration - which has been focused on shutting down the constant stream of leaks - is going to try to make an example of her. find somewhere in Kurdistan to live". She did not enter a plea in her initial appearance Monday. He says depending on the evidence they gather could det...

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

Criticised for relying on slogans during the election campaign , the prime minister's Downing Street appearance saw her drop the "strong and stable" leadership mantra. Foster told Sky News her party had had "very good discussions" with the Conservatives on Saturday and these would continue while refusing to say what she will demand from any deal...

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  • Trump tweets: Fired FBI director is 'a leaker'
Trump tweets: Fired FBI director is 'a leaker'

In his first congressional appearance since being abruptly fired by Trump last month, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and bluntly asserted that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign.

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  • British PM Theresa May apologises to own MPs for 'election mess'
British PM Theresa May apologises to own MPs for 'election mess'

Two days after results of Britain's snap election showed May's Conservatives had lost their majority in parliament , a visibly weakened premier denied she was feeling "shell-shocked" when quizzed by Sky News . Foster, who is due to meet May on Tuesday, could insist that Britain stay in the customs union, and that would probably make it easier...

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  • US breaks with G7 on climate, development banks - statement
US breaks with G7 on climate, development banks - statement

Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement will cause that relationship to worsen because it sends a signal to the United States' European allies that the U.S.is abandoning them on fighting climate change . He said the other G7 countries hoped to continue constructive dialogue with the United States but insisted on the Paris parameters. "We're a...

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  • Hung parliament in the United Kingdom as Conservatives lose majority
Hung parliament in the United Kingdom as Conservatives lose majority

May has been pressing for a so-called "hard" Brexit , which would include leaving the EU's massive collective market and no longer allowing European Union citizens to come and live and work freely in the United Kingdom. We can accept the logic of support for Brexit providing the glue that would keep a deal together between the Conservatives and th...

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  • Qatar Airways calls on UN body to declare Qatar measures illegal
Qatar Airways calls on UN body to declare Qatar measures illegal

Qatar Petroleum said it "wishes to affirm that it is conducting business as usual", adding that it remains committed to being a stable energy producer. "If this were to happen, it would be such an escalation from Qatar's side, the UAE and Saudi would up the ante even more". Qatar Airways has been hit hard by the dispute, with 18 destinations now...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn's celebratory high five turned into an awkward boob slap
Jeremy Corbyn's celebratory high five turned into an awkward boob slap

The pair grinned and pointed at each other in a celebratory gesture, which Corbyn appeared to mistake as an invitation to high five. "I am a man of my word, so what I'm gonna do is sit here, and eat my book, while you guys carry on", he said during an appearance on Sky News .

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  • USA forces back military in Philippines
USA forces back military in Philippines

Speaking in Tokyo last week, Cayetano told the Nikkei Asian Review that worldwide cooperation was needed to end the siege in Marawi . The Philippine military suffered its worst day yet in its fight to reclaim Marawi from ISIS-linked militants, losing 13 marines during heavy door-to-door fighting on Friday.

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  • Press Secretary Spicer Pressed About White House Taping System
Press Secretary Spicer Pressed About White House Taping System

The newspaper noted that it doesn't exclude the possibility of recordings created by another entity. The Secret Service , which protects the president and his family, maintained a secret taping system for the White House in the eras of John F.

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  • Sessions' Testimony Will Be Open to Public
Sessions' Testimony Will Be Open to Public

The White House on Monday suggested Sessions could invoke executive privilege during his testimony depending on "the scope of the questions". Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in an open hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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  • Qatar backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states
Qatar backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states

In televised interviews on Monday, Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker called the move an "illegal blockade" and urged the United Nations' civil aviation branch to intervene. Qatar has also begun shipping cargo through Oman as a means of bypassing restrictions. A recent visit by US President Donald Trump to Riyadh, where he called on Arab countries ...

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  • UK:Brexit talks to start soon-minister
UK:Brexit talks to start soon-minister

A deal with the DUP is seen as controversial in Britain because of the party's social conservatism, its opposition to same-sex marriage, and its hostility to abortion . Devolution in Northern Ireland is based on the template laid out in the 1998 Good Friday Agreement . May also restored former Justice Secretary Michael Gove to the Cabinet in ...

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