• Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Trump Weighing Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

PBS' Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminating" Mueller - a decision that would set off a massive political backlash. The person demanded anonymity to discuss strategy on the sensitive matter. If Trump were to make such a move, he would have...

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  • Election debacle leaves United Kingdom government in a minority
Election debacle leaves United Kingdom government in a minority

The Telegraph newspaper said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis were taking soundings over whether to replace May. "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", tweeted Guy Verhofstadt...

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  • US, Turkey to mull Qatar crisis
US, Turkey to mull Qatar crisis

Boris Johnson has urged four Gulf and Arab countries to ease their blockade on Qatar over its alleged support for extremist groups and close ties to Iran . Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, Qatar petroleum's president and CEO, said Saturday that he wanted to assure customers "of our determined efforts to continue uninterrupted supplies".

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  • PM in Jeddah to 'help resolve Gulf crisis'
PM in Jeddah to 'help resolve Gulf crisis'

Qatar's official overseer of charities denied on Sunday that philanthropic groups in the country backed terrorism, saying it deplored the accusation. Akbar Al Baker told CNNMoney's Emerging Markets Editor John Defterios that the decision by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other states to severe diplomatic and transport links with Qatar...

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  • Citi Bike Rider Struck and Killed by Bus in Program's First Fatality
Citi Bike Rider Struck and Killed by Bus in Program's First Fatality

The 52-year-old bus driver remained on the scene, police said. "The operator of the bus and Hanegby both swerved at the same time to avoid hitting something, causing them to strike each other, according to a police source". It is the first of 43million Citi Bike trips that has involved a fatality. The first death occurred in Chicago when a woman ...

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  • Turkish leader slams Arab countries over Qatar
Turkish leader slams Arab countries over Qatar

The diplomatic row between Qatar and its Arab neighbors is gradually enveloping African Muslim-majority nations. "A very grave mistake is being made in Qatar, isolating a nation in all areas is inhumane and against Islamic values. The move was seen as support by regional power and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey to Doha . Anka...

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  • JK: Pak continues to violate ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector
JK: Pak continues to violate ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector

The first ceasefire was at the Bhimber Gali sector in Rajouri district after which, the Pakistan Rangers started firing on forward BSF ( Border Security Forces ) troops in Ramgarh Sector of Samba district on the worldwide border. The Pakistan Army is targeting residential areas and hamlets with 120 mm and 82 mm mortar bombs triggering fear psychosi...

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  • Tories and Labour hold secret Brexit talks
Tories and Labour hold secret Brexit talks

May's party fell eight seats short of retaining their parliamentary majority, and is now in talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Union Party ( DUP ) - which won 10 seats - to forge an informal alliance. But after gambling away a majority in parliament in an election she did not need to call, Mrs May needs to unite a disillu...

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  • Travel ban: Where things stand and what comes next
Travel ban: Where things stand and what comes next

A second federal appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. In an 86-page opinion (pdf), three judges on the court said that the order violates laws that prohibit country-based discrimination, and that the government failed to explain how being a citizen of a certain country makes someone more pron...

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  • May to face grilling over poll setback
May to face grilling over poll setback

And the pressure on Mrs May has increased even further after the Government admitted that the Queen's speech would be delayed. Even though the country had split almost down the middle in last year's referendum - 52 percent to 48 - and continues to be closely divided, none of the major parties ran on a platform of reversing the public's decision...

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  • May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'
May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Any hope for a continuation of Tory rule looks set to depend on a consensus with the DUP , following last week's General Election result in which the Conservatives dramatically lost their majority. May plans a clean break from the EU, involving withdrawal from Europe's single market and customs union and limits on immigration from the EU. But ...

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  • Sanders allies emboldened by Labour's gains in UK election
Sanders allies emboldened by Labour's gains in UK election

On the other hand, they'll want to go on the attack against a deeply wounded Prime Minister and Government. But she is going to take a stab at forming a new government with the informal backing of the Democratic Unionist Party in Northern Ireland , which emerged from the election with 10 seats in Westminster.

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  • Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open title
Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open title

Nadal won all his nine previous final appearances in French Open , and Wawrinka won his first three Grand Slam finals, the 2014 Australian Open , the 2015 Roland Garros and the 2016 US Open . It was the Swiss player's 17th unforced error. He was again the champion , again unbeatable at the French Open . 53 - This is Nadal's 53rd clay-cou...

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  • Conservatives 'Begging for Her Blood' After British Voters Hand May an Upset
Conservatives 'Begging for Her Blood' After British Voters Hand May an Upset

The voting was held Thursday. "She's a zombie prime minister". May's Conservative Party won the most seats overall in the House of Commons, but fell well short of a majority . He said voters had rejected her Brexit plan. In a WhatsApp message to Conservative lawmakers, Johnson said: "Folks we need to calm down and get behind the prime minis...

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  • May unveils new Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as 'deputy'
May unveils new Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as 'deputy'

Meanwhile, Liz Truss was effectively demoted to Chief Secretary to the Treasury "attending Cabinet" from her previous role as Justice Secretary. Speaking about her choices for the Cabinet, May said: "I have brought in talent from across the whole of the Conservative party ".

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  • Theresa May set for crunch meeting with Tory MPs
Theresa May set for crunch meeting with Tory MPs

In a bid to stave off a leadership challenge, May has avoided making major changes to her Cabinet, leaving those most likely to challenge her for the leadership in the positions they held before last week's election. First Minister of Scotland , Nicola Sturgeon, has called for Theresa May to pause Brexit negotiations and to build a new cross-par...

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  • Qatar asks United Nations body to resolve Gulf airspace row
Qatar asks United Nations body to resolve Gulf airspace row

Although diplomatic observers are optimistic that a solution will soon be found, Arab countries allied with Saudi Arabia have so far taken a hard line on Qatar . Qatar, a country of 2.2 million people where citizens make up over 10 percent of the population, discovered the offshore North Field in 1971, the same year it became independent.

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  • Russian cyberattack on United States electoral systems more widespread than revealed
Russian cyberattack on United States electoral systems more widespread than revealed

Three people that Bloomberg describes as having "direct knowledge" of the federal Russian Federation probe said that the hackers gained access to software intended for poll workers to use on Election Day as well as to Illinois' entire state voter database.

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  • Gap on climate change unveiled at G7 ministerial meeting in Italy
Gap on climate change unveiled at G7 ministerial meeting in Italy

On June 1, President Donald Trump announced the United States is pulling out of the Paris climate accord. Trump has said that his administration would begin negotiations either to re-enter the Paris deal or set up a new agreement on "terms that are fair to the United States", which is the world's second biggest carbon emitter behind China.

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  • Spicer: Trump Has 'Fairly Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel
Spicer: Trump Has 'Fairly Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel

While underlining the need for continued good relations with US, Britain and Russian Federation, she added that "we Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands". Various mainstream outlets have reported Merkel's comments as a slight against the Trump administration's foreign policy. Alongside Modi, Merkel said that while t...

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