• DUP leader slams 'hyperbole' over gay rights policy
DUP leader slams 'hyperbole' over gay rights policy

May's spokesman said it remained government policy to cut net migration to under 100,000 and Brexit Minister David Davis also said walking away without securing a deal with the remaining 27 European Union states remained a possibility. Prime Minister Theresa May has made a joke at her own expense as Britain's House of Commons got underway - a r...

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  • Sen. Cotton Rips Dems for Chasing 'Rabbit Trails' at Sessions Hearing
Sen. Cotton Rips Dems for Chasing 'Rabbit Trails' at Sessions Hearing

Testifying last week, Comey said after that "disturbing" private talk with Trump, he went to the attorney general and told Sessions "it can't happen that you get kicked out of the room and the president talks to me". Sessions said he agreed with a letter drafted by his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, that Comey should be replaced. The abrupt dismissal ...

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  • South Korea pitches World Cup with North Korea, Japan and China
South Korea pitches World Cup with North Korea, Japan and China

South Korea's agreement with the United States to deploy the Thaad battery was part of Washington's strategy to dominate the Asia Pacific region and thus "plug the South Korean regime into its project for building its global missile shield", the statement continued.

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  • 'I'll 100pc testify on Comey claims'
'I'll 100pc testify on Comey claims'

Mr Comey alleges that Mr Trump then privately asked him to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. Responding to the president's vow to testify under oath, CNN reporter Manu Raju asked on Twitter , "Will Trump regret this?" Think of that. I hardly know the man.

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  • North Korean soldier crosses into the South: JCS
North Korean soldier crosses into the South: JCS

A suspected North Korean drone photographed a us missile defence system in South Korea before it crashed near the border where it was found last week, Seoul's Defence Ministry said Tuesday. Unsophisticated drones, such as the ones used by North Korea, have steadily become an important issue for USA troops around the world. In January pr...

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  • Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on
Growing frenzy outside court as Cosby deliberations wear on

The jury has deliberated a total of about 16 hours over two days. The stenographer of Judge Steve O'Neill read back the original police complaint filed with the Durham Police Department in Canada back in 2005, along with the testimony Constrand gave last week, which could be found here .

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  • Massive fire engulfs London high-rise injuring 30
Massive fire engulfs London high-rise injuring 30

She told reporters: "This is an unprecedented incident. I saw it engulfed in flames". Residents who escaped the building, which contained 120 flats, spoke of others trapped and screaming for help, with some holding children from windows and others jumping from upper floors.

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  • Ambulances sent to London fire scene
Ambulances sent to London fire scene

There has been no word from emergency services as to whether people are trapped inside the building or not. The cause of the fire is under investigation. " This is a large and very serious incident and we have deployed numerous resources and specialist appliances ". In a statement on Facebook, Assistant Commissioner Dan Daly said: " Firefighter...

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  • Former UK PM Major
Former UK PM Major "wary" about planned deal with N.Irish party

Major warned that although Northern Ireland was a long way from returning to the violence that killed 3,600 people, he believed the peace process remained fragile almost two decades after a USA -brokered 1998 peace agreement. Delegations from the DUP, Sinn Féin, the SDLP, the Ulster Unionist Party and Alliance also are due to meet the Minister ...

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  • Raqqa battle: 'Staggering' civilian toll from US-led air strikes
Raqqa battle: 'Staggering' civilian toll from US-led air strikes

We review the key developments in Syria , including government advances against ISIS in Raqqa , claims that the USA military is boosting its artillery capabilities in southern Syria and reports of fierce fighting between the SDF and ISIS militants east of Raqqa city.

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  • Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says
Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

Under Davidson's leadership, the Scottish Conservatives managed to increase the number of Tory MPs in Scotland from one to 13 - ousting former SNP leader Alex Salmond and its Westminster leader Angus Roberson from their seats. The 10 DUP MPs would provide vital support to May after her majority was wiped out as the snap election gamble backfire...

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  • USA may send more troops to Afghanistan in fight against 'surging' Taliban
USA may send more troops to Afghanistan in fight against 'surging' Taliban

John McCain , R-Ariz., said Congress couldn't pass a budget without a strategy. When asked what "winning looks like", Mattis replied that it would mean a long-term USA presence and Afghan security forces that were capable enough to control violence at local levels.

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  • Congress leader dismissed for referring to Rahul Gandhi as 'Pappu'
Congress leader dismissed for referring to Rahul Gandhi as 'Pappu'

Ramkrishna Dwivedi, chairman of the disciplinary committee in Congress on Monday issued a letter announcing Pradhan's removal from all party posts for the "provocative" message. The Times of India quoted the letter as saying, "This is an attempt to malign the party leadership". He has been removed as President of the Meerut district and other ...

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  • U.S. attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russian Federation
U.S. attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russian Federation

Sen. The admission led to his recusal from the Department of Justice's investigation into any Russian collusion. Comey's testimony on Thursday also raised new questions about the attorney general's relationship with Russian officials with ties to President Vladimir Putin.

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  • Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna
Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna

France's environment minister, Nicolas Hulot , said he hoped many countries would follow France's lead in scaling up their pledges and accelerating the timetable on implementing Paris benchmarks in response to the US withdrawal. Instead, the USA was mentioned in a footnote touting its goals of a "strong" economy and "healthy" environment, and w...

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  • Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'
Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

One key player on the European Union side told Sky News: Everybody had thought: as of now we are on a roller coaster with some crisis but at least the end point is a withdrawal treaty and uncertainty should evaporate over time . As May attempts to cobble together a majority, the EU's Barnier said he will hold talks with British envoy Olly Robbins ...

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  • 'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'
'Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority'

AN EMOTIONAL TRIBUTE was paid to the victims of the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London ahead of this evening's friendly between France and England in Paris . Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting to hold on to her job today (9 June) as British voters denied her the stronger mandate she had sought to lead the country into divorce t...

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  • Theresa May vows to stay on election blow
Theresa May vows to stay on election blow

He said May was chosen by the Conservative Party last autumn to be the safe pair of hands that would navigate Britain through the hard waters of Brexit . The Labour Party won 261 seats, a gain of 29, while the Scottish National Party wound up with 35, a loss of 21. But the uncertainty of a hung parliament has raised concerns about Britain's abili...

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  • UK Government 'absolutely steadfast' in commitment to peace process - Theresa May
UK Government 'absolutely steadfast' in commitment to peace process - Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May has made a joke at her own expense as Britain's House of Commons got underway - a reflection of her new humility following a disastrous snap election in which she lost her majority. As Mrs May attempts to cobble together a majority, the EU's Michel Barnier said he would hold talks with British envoy Oliver Robbins o...

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  • Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal
Wales wants equal funding after any DUP-Conservative deal

The talks with the DUP follow May's apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting Monday which signaled she would be more open to consultation, particularly with business leaders demanding answers about the details on Britain's departure from the European Union .

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