• British Currency Plummets to New Lows After Shocking Election Outcome
British Currency Plummets to New Lows After Shocking Election Outcome

Theresa May is a woman who is not averse to flying by the seat of her expensive leather trousers. The spectre of the decimation of the Labour Party was quickly shed away by the party under Corbyn , who announced one of the most radical election manifestos in recent history around the slogan 'For the many, not the few.' In contrast to Corbyn's...

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  • Kingmakers in DUP can shape Brexit deal
Kingmakers in DUP can shape Brexit deal

The last count of the election saw Labour overturn a 7,000 majority in Kensington, London, where Emma Dent Coad saw off Tory incumbent Victoria Borwick by just 20 votes after a third recount. " The time frame set by Article 50 of the treaty leaves us with no time to lose", he added, referring to a deadline of March 2019 when Britain will no longer...

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  • Senior UK Conservative lawmaker in Belfast for talks with DUP - PA
Senior UK Conservative lawmaker in Belfast for talks with DUP - PA

Clinging to power, May said the Tories would form a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland, which won 10 seats. Corbyn also says that upcoming discussions over Britain's exit from the European Union have to continue regardless of which party forms the next government.

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  • Afghans mourn a day after massive truck bombing kills 90
Afghans mourn a day after massive truck bombing kills 90

Four journalists were wounded and treated in hospital. One Afghan security guard was killed and others were likely among the dead, Gabriel said. Afghan officials have said a suicide auto bombing killed 80 and wounded as many as 350.

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  • Iran attacks 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi Arabia: Supreme leader
Iran attacks 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi Arabia: Supreme leader

Dozens of people were wounded. Attacks are highly rare in Tehran and other major Iranian cities, although a Sunni militant group named Jundallah and its splinter group, Ansar al Furqan, have been waging a deadly insurgency, mostly in more remote areas, for nearly a decade.

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  • Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis -White House
Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis -White House

He also pointedly asked Saudi Arabia and others to ease their blockade on Qatar. In a statement on Friday, the Makkah-based MWL expressed its full support for the lists of terrorist organizations and individuals. "The number of Turkish warplanes and Turkish warships going to the base will become clear after the preparation of a report based o...

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  • Iran arrests seven for supporting Tehran attacks
Iran arrests seven for supporting Tehran attacks

Also in the video , the Islamic State reportedly alleged that Iran has executed over 18,000 Sunnis living there since the Islamic Revolution of 1979 which put the late Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in power. Intelligence chief Mahmud Alavi reported that the extremists, all killed during the attacks, had fought in the ran...

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  • Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks
Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks

As thousands of Iranians attended a funeral for the victims, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday's attacks would only increase hate for the USA and Saudi governments, according to state media. Another Islamic State militant featured in the video said, "We will conquer Iran and restore it to the Sunni Muslim nation as it...

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  • Clinging on to her job, Britain's PM May appoints new ministers
Clinging on to her job, Britain's PM May appoints new ministers

The Conservative party emerged strongest of the parties in the snap general election but with 318 seats fell short of the 326 needed for an absolute majority. Clegg, who once served as a deputy prime minister, was defeated in Sheffield Hallam by fewer than 1,500 votes. Don't write off Labour. At the time of writing, there does not seem to b...

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  • Why gay rights could be a sticking point for new United Kingdom government
Why gay rights could be a sticking point for new United Kingdom government

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she would form a government with the support of the DUP , though it is not clear what kind of arrangement this will be. In 2016 Arlene Foster said, "I would not want abortion to be as freely available here as it is in England and don't support the extention of the 1967 act".

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  • Clinging on to her job, Britain's Theresa May appoints new ministers
Clinging on to her job, Britain's Theresa May appoints new ministers

However, the Democratic Unionist leader and first minister of Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster, said she wants to "bring stability to our nation" by backing Theresa May and the Conservatives to continue in power the Guardian reported. In 1971, Paisley, who had broken with the mainstream Presbyterians to found his own fundamentalist and evangelic...

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  • I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims
I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

But the president accusing the former FBI director of a felony is sure to pique the interest of Special Counsel Robert Mueller , whose investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation is picking up momentum .

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  • London Bridge attackers tried to rent larger truck
London Bridge attackers tried to rent larger truck

Although the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the London Bridge attack , police have said there was no evidence that the perpetrators - Pakistani-born Briton Khuram Butt , Italian Youssef Zaghba and Rachid Redouane , who had links to Libya, Morocco and Ireland - were directed by anyone else, either in Britain or overseas.

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  • Trump says he's willing to testify under oath, contradicts Comey
Trump says he's willing to testify under oath, contradicts Comey

Earlier in his press conference, Trump said he was "happy" with parts of Comey's testimony , including that the former FBI director said he had assured the president he wasn't personally under investigation regarding the Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion by Trump campaign aides.

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  • Theresa May announces partnership with Democratic Unionist Party
Theresa May announces partnership with Democratic Unionist Party

May sought permission on Friday from head of state Queen Elizabeth II to form a minority government, supported by Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ). This often puts the government under pressure to accede to demands from parties with a smaller mandate than them, or face the prospect of losing crucial votes.

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  • Anti-Sharia law march downtown draws counter protest
Anti-Sharia law march downtown draws counter protest

The Council for American Islamic Relations, however, called the ACT for America event "anti-Islam rallies" and urged people to respond with peaceful educational events and activities. No violence broke out, CAIR said. "We have absolutely no interest in any fights whatsoever". Cat Cardenas in Austin, William Dauber in San Bernardino, Calif., Wil...

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  • Qatar Crisis: 'It's Clear That Saudis Have Been Emboldened by Trump's Visit'
Qatar Crisis: 'It's Clear That Saudis Have Been Emboldened by Trump's Visit'

Interestingly, US President Donald Trump , who just completed a trip to Saudi Arabia, seemingly took credit for the embargo on Qatar . "The President offered to help the parties resolve their differences, including through a meeting at the White House if necessary", a White House statement said.

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  • Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks, arrests more
Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks, arrests more

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed the attacks, which killed at least 17 people and wounded over 40, on its regional rival Saudi Arabia, a close ally of Egypt. He called regional rival Saudi Arabia "a tribal state very far from anything like a democracy", and denounced U.S. sanctions against Iran over its ballistic missile pro...

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  • London attack 'ringleader' tried to rent larger truck
London attack 'ringleader' tried to rent larger truck

Police on Friday also released pictures of one of the pink-coloured 30cm ceramic kitchen knives used by the attackers, as they appealed to the public for any information. Instead they rented a van from a firm in Harold Hill, Romford, in East London , according to the Guardian . The men drove into pedestrians on the bridge before stabbing people...

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  • DUP set to support May as United Kingdom left with hung parliament
DUP set to support May as United Kingdom left with hung parliament

A delay in forming a government could push back the start of Brexit talks, now scheduled for June 19, and reduce the time available for what are expected to be the most complex negotiations in post-World War Two European history. And with the negotiating phase of Brexit needing to be wrapped up by the autumn of next year, officials are puttin...

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