• Sinn Fein bears Queen no ill will, says Gerry Adams
Sinn Fein bears Queen no ill will, says Gerry Adams

Northern Ireland has been without a powersharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January. The ceremonial event features the Queen's Speech, where the monarch sets out the British government's legislative programme for the coming year.

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  • Former minister warns PM faces
Former minister warns PM faces "strong, hard negotiators" as DUP talks continue

Conservative MP Bob Stewart said it was unlikely the party would oppose the Conservatives at Westminster anyway. Mrs May needs the votes of the DUP's 10 MPs to prop up her minority administration as she hopes to steer government business, including crucial measures on Brexit, through the Commons.

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  • May close to pact with DUP after Downing Street talks
May close to pact with DUP after Downing Street talks

May said on Tuesday that talks with the DUP had been productive - a view shared by DUP leader Arlene Foster - and that Brexit negotiations would begin as planned next week. "That means we need to proceed with the maximum possible consensus and that we also need to make sure that the concerns of people who voted Remain, many of whom now actual...

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  • Dems, GOP join on ballfield as they don't in Congress
Dems, GOP join on ballfield as they don't in Congress

Scalise's life. On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans? " as Duncan recalls the encounter.

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  • Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital
Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

On Thursday evening the hospital announced that Scalise had another surgery related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. One day after the Capitol Police officer was injured protecting congressmen and aides from a gunman, Bailey drew a loud cheer from the crowd as he put aside his crutches to throw out the first pitch at t...

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  • CNN files lawsuit seeking Comey's Trump memos
CNN files lawsuit seeking Comey's Trump memos

Allegations Kushner's finances are being studied as part of the investigation come after it was reported last month the team behind the probe were examining meetings he had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and a Russian banking executive late previous year during the presidential transition.

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  • DUP agreement will end 'no deal' Brexit talk
DUP agreement will end 'no deal' Brexit talk

Mr Verhofstadt said that a year on from the European Union referendum in the United Kingdom , it was time to start Brexit negotiations, due to kick off on June 19, amid speculation they could be delayed by fallout from last week's General Election .

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  • Putin: more United States sanctions would be harmful, talk of retaliation premature
Putin: more United States sanctions would be harmful, talk of retaliation premature

Although " Russia must be held accountable for its meddling in US elections", Tillerson told House Foreign Affairs Committee members, "I would urge Congress to ensure any legislation allows the president to have the flexibility to adjust sanctions to meet the needs of what is always an evolving diplomatic situation".

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  • Congressman in critical condition after third surgery following shooting
Congressman in critical condition after third surgery following shooting

But Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, criticized some Republicans who have blamed the shooting on vitriol from the political left. However, members said the shooting served as the best motivator for both parties to come together and play ball. David Bailey, a Capitol Hill police officer who was part of Scalise's se...

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  • Ireland just elected its first openly gay prime minister
Ireland just elected its first openly gay prime minister

Adding: 'I'm not a half-Indian politician or a doctor politician or a gay politician for that matter. But Varadkar's parents actually met during the 1960s in England, where his father worked as a doctor with his mother, who worked as a nurse.

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  • US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors, puzzle over ship crash
US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors, puzzle over ship crash

Earlier, a USA official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said initial reports indicated multiple injuries aboard the destroyer. Two other crew members suffered cuts and bruises and were evacuated. The collision with the container ship ACX Crystal took place around 2:30 a.m. Saturday local time. However, a spokesman for the United States 7th F...

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  • Price Said He Hasn't Seen Senate GOP's Health Bill
Price Said He Hasn't Seen Senate GOP's Health Bill

Republicans won a court judgment against President Obama over the payments, saying he was making them despite Congress refusing to appropriate the money, so Mr. Collins said he hopes the Medicaid change will be in the Senate version. The Senate bill has to gain the support of its centrist members. A possible compromise may be a longer off-ram...

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  • Theresa May's personal ratings plummet as support for Jeremy Corbyn surges
Theresa May's personal ratings plummet as support for Jeremy Corbyn surges

Labour is now considering changing its model of canvassing so it is able to collect much more useful data than the basics needed to help get out the party's vote on polling day. But on the streets it was Corbyn that the election was all about. The UK Labour Party, by contrast, increased their vote by about 15% in the eight-week period and won...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: 2 young sisters located at hospital by loved ones
Grenfell Tower fire: 2 young sisters located at hospital by loved ones

Farah Hamdan and her six-month-old baby are among the missing, along with Ms Hamdan's husband Omar Belkadi. He added: 'The police are following protocol they have in place during terrorist incidents. Mr Itani also issued an appeal for information and said: 'If anyone has seen their father, Omar, perhaps inform him that his children have been foun...

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  • UK's May rushed from area of London fire after protests
UK's May rushed from area of London fire after protests

Describing the scene that confronted him, Mr Magee said: "I've never seen anything like this...it was like a movie". The death toll in the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower here almost doubled to 30 today amid fears that it could climb to "triple figures", even as Scotland Yard launched a criminal investigation into the cause of one of...

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  • Some Cuban-Americans Here Praise Trump Sanctions On Communist Nation
Some Cuban-Americans Here Praise Trump Sanctions On Communist Nation

Trump announced the changes Friday during a visit to the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, typically supportive of GOP presidents, predicted the changes would limit prospects for "positive change on the island", while Rep.

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  • US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors after ship collision
US, Japan search for 7 Navy sailors after ship collision

Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. The collision occurred at 2:30 a.m. local time about 56 nautical miles off the coast of Yokosuka, Japan, which is home to the 7th Fleet. Relatives of the sailors were awaiting word about their loved ones. "Of course we're nervous and scared and just praying", Rita Schrimsher said by telephone from...

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  • Special Counsel Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner's finances
Special Counsel Mueller is investigating Jared Kushner's finances

Wallace said Trump previously admitted in an NBC News interview that he fired FBI Director James Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation , not because of the recommendation of Rosenstein . Comey's firing likely will be part of that probe. Mueller was appointed under a rarely used regulation that gives him a broad mandate to invest...

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  • Comey Admits Leaking Memo to Media
Comey Admits Leaking Memo to Media

Trump said he would be willing to testify under oath to that effect. The controversy over former FBI Director James Comey's testimony to Congress last week is just the latest example of the president's self-inflicted wounds. Given Comey's reputation as a methodical, ultra-cautious investigator, the testimony was damning, said a Washingto...

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  • Trump weighing firing special counsel in Russian probe, close friend says
Trump weighing firing special counsel in Russian probe, close friend says

Mueller III, the special counsel appointed to oversee an investigation of Russian meddling in the USA election. Additionally, Newsmax CEO and Trump confidant Chris Ruddy told PBS "NewsHour" Monday night that Trump was considering firing Mueller , which he said would be a "very significant mistake".

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