• Irish PM Enda Kenny warns Theresa May over deal talks with DUP
Irish PM Enda Kenny warns Theresa May over deal talks with DUP

In a call with the Prime Minister, Mr Kenny spoke of his concern that talks between the Conservatives and DUP over a "confidence and supply" agreement could harm the peace process. He said he had raised the issue with Britain's minister for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire , and would meet him again on Monday. "The UK government remains s...

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  • Talks to restore Northern Executive to resume at Stormont
Talks to restore Northern Executive to resume at Stormont

Meanwhile Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned Prime Minister Theresa May that the Good Friday Agreement cannot be put at risk. In Northern Ireland , the political climate is tense enough without a Conservative Party- DUP alliance. With Northern Ireland having been without a powersharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first mi...

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  • Spicer: 'Premature' To Say If Sessions Should Invoke Executive Privilege
Spicer: 'Premature' To Say If Sessions Should Invoke Executive Privilege

She added: "With all the noise, with all the intensity of the media coverage and obviously what makes headlines, ultimately we're really focused on why the American people elected Donald Trump as their president". Spokesman Spicer declined to say then that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence, though spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later i...

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  • Natural gas built Qatar, now may protect it in Gulf dispute
Natural gas built Qatar, now may protect it in Gulf dispute

Saudi Arabia's closure of Qatar's only land border earlier this week 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. Central Command and home to some 10,000 American troops, NPR's Scott Horsley has reported . Turkey will sen...

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  • Qatar Hits Out at Gulf States 'Policy of Domination and Control'
Qatar Hits Out at Gulf States 'Policy of Domination and Control'

Speaking after meeting Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani , Mr Johnson said: "I have been in touch with my counterparts across the region about the current tensions with Qatar ". Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and some other Arab countries cut diplomatic, travel and trade ties with Qatar last week, accusin...

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  • Great white shark jumps into Australian pensioner's boat
Great white shark jumps into Australian pensioner's boat

A 73-year-old fisherman had a lucky escape when a great white shark jumped into his boat, "doing a mad dance" and "thrashing everywhere". The Coast Guard came to rescue Selwood and were rather surprised when they came upon the shark . Nets at Ballina's Lighthouse, Sharpes and Shelly beaches, Lennox Head's Seven Mile beach and Evans Head beac...

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  • Trump Leaked Intel Obtained in Israeli Hack of Islamic State Computers
Trump Leaked Intel Obtained in Israeli Hack of Islamic State Computers

Israeli cyberintelligence reportedly uncovered detailed Islamic State plans for bomb attacks aboard aircraft that led to the US ban on laptops on flights from eight Muslim-majority nations. President Donald Trump , it has been confirmed, disclosed highly sensitive and classified Israeli intelligence with both Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Serge...

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  • Mats Point: Wilander tells it straight on Day Three at Roland Garros
Mats Point: Wilander tells it straight on Day Three at Roland Garros

Roger Federer misses out injured, but Rafa Nadal , Andy Murray and defending champ Stan Wawrinka are all here. I mean, he just looks like he's feeling unbelievably confident. They may not be "with" you, but if you do something that antagonises them then you are in trouble , " Woodbridge said "You need to be careful that you don't bring them i...

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  • AG Sessions requests his testimony be open to the public
AG Sessions requests his testimony be open to the public

President Trump's attorney general is now being drawn into the investigations of Russian election meddling. Some Republicans now are arguing that Sessions isn't the first attorney general to inject politics in an investigation, pointing to testimony last week that Loretta Lynch urged Comey to call the probe into Clinton's e-mail practice a "...

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  • Qatar Airways urges United Nations action against Gulf blockade
Qatar Airways urges United Nations action against Gulf blockade

Speaking after diplomatic meetings in Paris, Al Thani said Qatar is ready to negotiate anything "related to the collective security of the Gulf countries" but insisted that Qatari foreign policy is not open to debate. "We have legal channels to object to this", he said. Kuwait, which is now leading mediation efforts, and Oman are the only Gulf ...

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"Lord Buckethead" Needs to Trend after Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Have we heard from her what she plans to do about Brexit? No. From here, Oliver did his part in order to further describe some of the difficulties that the entire Brexit deal is bringing to everyone in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and so many other places.

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  • May's deal to work with DUP causes anger among political rivals
May's deal to work with DUP causes anger among political rivals

Britain's minority Conservative government says it has struck a provisional deal with a minor party, the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), to help get its programme through parliament. Late on Saturday, she appointed a new chief of staff , former housing minister Gavin Barwell who lost his parliamentary seat in last Thursday's election.

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  • Three Named NCBWA Freshman All-Americans
Three Named NCBWA Freshman All-Americans

It is the first All-America accolade for the Midland outfielder. He was one of a total of 31 standout freshmen college baseball players from every part of the country featured on the NCBWA Freshman All-American teams. was third on the team in hits (67), doubles (14), triples (1), and runs scored (36). He ended the year by leading the team with ...

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  • Qatar Airways enjoys 20% profit jump
Qatar Airways enjoys 20% profit jump

Akbar Al Baker criticised Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain for closing their airspace to Qatari flights a week ago. "It is hard for us, the generation that built the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) 37 years ago, to see these disagreements between its members which may lead to undesirable consequences", said Sheikh Sabah Al-A...

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  • May fights to hang on as vote gamble fails
May fights to hang on as vote gamble fails

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. The result means that Mr Corbyn , who previous year survived an attempt by his MPs to topple him, has complete authority over his party. The vicar'...

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  • Sky sources: Downing Street's statement on DUP made in error
Sky sources: Downing Street's statement on DUP made in error

The election result forced Ms May to search for a deal with a small party of Northern Irish politicians, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), to prop up her government and vote through vital legislation . "I think change is brought about, certainly in Northern Ireland , by persuasion, by people working together and the best way actually to achiev...

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  • Enda Kenny 'concerned' at proposed United Kingdom deal with the DUP
Enda Kenny 'concerned' at proposed United Kingdom deal with the DUP

Apart from Gove and her close ally Damian Green, promoted to Cabinet Office minister to oversee the day-to-day running of the government , May confirmed most of the ministers from her previous cabinet. We want a country that works for everyone. BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith said: "The government has yet to nail down this deal w...

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  • Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests
Hundreds arrested in Russian corruption protests

Baton-wielding riot police broke up anti-corruption protests and detained hundreds of demonstrators in Moscow and other Russian cities on Monday soon after arresting opposition leader Alexei Navalny.The protests, called by Navalny, a strong critic of Russian President Vladmir Putin, drew thousands of people and were some of the biggest in Russia si...

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  • Analysts' Ratings Review: Weatherford International Ltd (WFT)
Analysts' Ratings Review: Weatherford International Ltd (WFT)

Manufacturers Life Co The owns 50,841 shares. Weatherford International PLC ( NYSE WFT ) traded up 6.44% during trading on Friday, reaching $4.46. It has underperformed by 14.55% the S&P500. Franklin Res stated it has 0.12% in Weatherford International Plc (NYSE:WFT). Also, there are 1 buy, 1 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning...

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

May has a busy schedule on Tuesday, hosting a cabinet meeting and talks with the DUP leader before travelling to Paris to meet French President Emmanuel Macron. Ms. May has restored former Justice Secretary Michael Gove to the Cabinet in another move created to show she was willing to listen to critics. Britain's descent into political crisis j...

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