• Karnataka bandh today: Bengaluru witnesses heavy security bandobast with 15000-plus policemen
Karnataka bandh today: Bengaluru witnesses heavy security bandobast with 15000-plus policemen

Even though most organisations are backing the bandh today only in principle, Kannada activist Vatal Nagaraj said he and his team will ensure it is a success. Bus and autorickshaw unions have not announced support to the bandh call. No holidays have been declared for schools and colleges. Life may not be disrupted on Monday despite pro-Kannad...

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  • Theresa May Resists Pressure To Resign After Conservatives Lose Majority In UK
Theresa May Resists Pressure To Resign After Conservatives Lose Majority In UK

Throughout the election , May pressed heavily on the Brexit issue saying that she wanted a mandate to be able to start negotiations from the European Union divorce on June 19. She said she would work with the DUP , a party she called her "ally", to provide stable government. British Prime Minister Theresa May will be forced to seek the su...

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  • Millions of UK voters head to the polls
Millions of UK voters head to the polls

Voters dressed in party T-shirts will not be able to enter a polling station , as it may intimidate others. This year, paranoid voters are urging people to smuggle pens into the polling booth - in case their pencil marks are rubbed out. To have the majority of seats, and so win the election, a party has to secure 326 seats across the country, so...

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  • Protestors ask Theresa May to resign
Protestors ask Theresa May to resign

She was a sure bet. Already, DUP leader Arlene Foster has indicated that her party will seek to leverage some concessions in exchange for their support in parliament and described the arrangement with the Conservatives as one of "confidence and supply".

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  • Doubts over Theresa May´s grip on power as DUP deal talks continue
Doubts over Theresa May´s grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

In the Sunday Mirror , opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who scored hefty gains in the election, said there was still a chance for him to be prime minister if May failed to form a government. A party spokesman confirmed the resignation of Hill, a combative character who one ex-colleague said had helped create "toxic" atmosphere at the he...

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  • Qatar allows Gulf citizens to stay as usual
Qatar allows Gulf citizens to stay as usual

The firm will additionally advise Qatar on "international financial regulations including compliance with United States Treasury rules and regulations". The results cover the period from April 1, 2016 to Mar 31, 2017, well before Saudi Arabia and several of its allies cut ties with Qatar and severed air links with Doha almost a week ago.

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  • 'Covfefe'? It's a message to the Russians, quips Hillary Clinton
'Covfefe'? It's a message to the Russians, quips Hillary Clinton

On Wednesday, Clinton took to Twitter to call Trump out on his hypocrisy - and she did it by using " covfefe " against him. Clinton's response : "People in covfefe houses shouldn't throw covfefe ". Trump brought up the server regularly on the campaign trail. She coupled that factor with the media's obsessive reporting of her emails. Let u...

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  • Trump speaks with Abu Dhabi crown prince, stresses Gulf Arab unity
Trump speaks with Abu Dhabi crown prince, stresses Gulf Arab unity

Would-be mediators including United States president Donald Trump and Kuwait's ruling emir have struggled to ease a crisis that Qataris say has led to a blockade of their nation. Qatar also sent its troops to fight against militias, allegedly backed by Iran , in the ongoing civil war in Yemen. Egypt and Bahrain kept up pressure on Qatar on T...

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  • Pakistani PM Sharif congratulates India on joining SCO
Pakistani PM Sharif congratulates India on joining SCO

The 17th SCO summit was held in Kazakhstan capital Astana and at its conclusion, the participating leaders called for putting up a united fight against terrorism. He also thanked SCO countries for granting membership to India. The SCO, which includes China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia , Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, now has India and Pakistan ...

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  • DUP leader hails 'good progress' with Theresa May
DUP leader hails 'good progress' with Theresa May

May's office said Saturday that the Democratic Unionist Party , which has 10 seats in Parliament , had agreed to a "confidence and supply" arrangement with the government. May called the early election in April, when opinion polls suggested she was set for a sweeping win. In calling for early elections, May said she wanted a strong mandate as h...

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  • Iran's Khamenei Says Attacks Will Fan Hatred Toward US, Saudi Arabia
Iran's Khamenei Says Attacks Will Fan Hatred Toward US, Saudi Arabia

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks and threatened more against Iran's majority Shi'ite population, seen by the hardline Sunni militants as heretics. across the Kingdom". "We must admit that a line comprising terrorists and the countries supporting them, led by the United States and Saudi Arabia, has been formed against our pe...

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  • Jutanugarn beats Thompson, Chun in playoff at LPGA Classic
Jutanugarn beats Thompson, Chun in playoff at LPGA Classic

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario — Lexi Thompson shot a 67 for a 17-under 199 total and a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Manulife LPGA Classic on Saturday. She earned $1,749 (U.S.) for that result. Jutanugarn birdied three of four holes over the turn and closed with six pars in a row. She had a double bogey on her final hole and finished at 10 un...

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  • Thompson shoots 67 for 1-shot lead after 3rd round
Thompson shoots 67 for 1-shot lead after 3rd round

Lexi Thompson of the United States of America watches her drive on the 18th tee during the final round of the LPGA Manulife Classic at Whistle Bear Golf Club in Cambridge, Ont., on Sunday, June 11, 2017. But the increasingly consistent Smith was even more impressive, ramming home six birdies in her final 10 holes to join the party at 11 under. ...

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  • Trump blasts ex-FBI director James Comey on Twitter as 'cowardly'
Trump blasts ex-FBI director James Comey on Twitter as 'cowardly'

Collins , Maine Republican, told CNN's " State of the Union ". More importantly, what's Donald Jr going to say when Bob Mueller subpoenas him now to testify to what he knows about the Trump/Comey conversation? On Thursday, Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss his firing, which occurred in May, the investigatio...

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  • Mandsaur Remains Peaceful, Authorities Relax Curfew For 12 Hours
Mandsaur Remains Peaceful, Authorities Relax Curfew For 12 Hours

The BJP has reason to be anxious at the way the agitation by farmers seeking loan waiver is shaping up. The Chief Minister, who was on fast amid the ongoing farmers' crisis in his state, broke the fast by drinking coconut water. To disperse the mob, the police should have fired in the air and then used tear gas shells, instead they pumped bullets...

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  • PM apologises to Tories who lost seats and reaffirms top cabinet posts
PM apologises to Tories who lost seats and reaffirms top cabinet posts

British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal in principle with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Saturday to prop up the Conservative government, stripped of its majority in a disastrous election . The result was a personal humiliation for Mrs May who called the election three years before she had to to bolster her position in ...

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  • Ireland's European Union commissioner sees softer Brexit after United Kingdom poll - newspaper
Ireland's European Union commissioner sees softer Brexit after United Kingdom poll - newspaper

Speaking in Mexico City alongside Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Merkel said she was ready for the Brexit negotiations, which are due to begin in the coming days. "We want to negotiate quickly, we want to stick to the time plan, and so at this point I don't think there is anything to suggest these negotiations can not start as was agreed".

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  • British PM Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP
British PM Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP

As rumors swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority . She increasingly came across as an uninspiring, insipid leader who was media-shy and clearly uncomfortable when confronted with hard questions. The alliance mak...

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  • United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put
United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put

On Brexit, Corbyn said he wanted "tariff-free access to the European market" and to maintain membership of key European agencies, as well as European Convention on Human Rights and European Court of Human Rights but he confirmed he would press ahead with leaving the EU if he became prime minister.

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  • Diego Costa still waiting for Chelsea´s decision
Diego Costa still waiting for Chelsea´s decision

I have a contract with Chelsea and they are the ones who know what they will do with me. Diego Costa believes he needs to leave Chelsea because manager Antonio Conte won't give him a "fair" chance. However, there was concern over his focus after speculation linked him heavily with a move to the Chinese Super League in January, with Cros...

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