• Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump
Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump

But yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction. "And we're going to hand the gavel to Pelosi in 2018", McSally said , referring to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California. Whether he obstructed justice remains for the facts to come forward. The president and his aides have complained about leaks, purportedly from the intelligence commu...

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  • UK Conservative party strikes deal with minor party, DUP
UK Conservative party strikes deal with minor party, DUP

It comes after the DUP denied it had reached a "confidence and supply" deal with the Conservatives - despite Number 10 announcing an agreement had been clinched. The Times reports that five cabinet ministers have urged him to stand against her. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubri...

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  • Trump goes to Supreme Court, insists travel ban on Muslims
Trump goes to Supreme Court, insists travel ban on Muslims

The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to throw out the injunction imposed in both cases. People participate in a protest against US President Donald Trump's revised Executive Order barring travel visas from six Muslim-majority countries, at Lafayette Park outside the White House in Washington , DC, USA, 06 March 2017.

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  • Iran arrests 8 after attacks on parliament, Khomeini shrine
Iran arrests 8 after attacks on parliament, Khomeini shrine

Iran's leadership on Friday accused the United States and Saudi Arabia of supporting the attacks on Tehran that killed 17 people this week. Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei castigated the United States and Saudi Arabia in a message of condolence to the families of the dead, having previously played down the attacks.

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  • 'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground
'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

May said she hopes to continue as party leader and prime minister despite calls for her to resign. "We are willing to serve the country", said John McDonnell, a senior Labour politician. Labour missed an "open goal" to beat Theresa May and should not pretend it achieved a "famous victory", a former shadow chancellor has said. Ukip leader Paul Nut...

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  • DUP: 'Positive' talks to continue next week
DUP: 'Positive' talks to continue next week

May's two closest aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill quit after coming under intense pressure from Tories following the election result. Mr Corbyn also said he had received text messages from party colleagues across the spectrum, insisting he was "open to everyone" as he puts together his top team.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn: I can 'absolutely' still be Prime Minister
Jeremy Corbyn: I can 'absolutely' still be Prime Minister

Labour had not secured anywhere near enough House of Commons seats to form a government, even with support from potential allies such as the Scottish National Party and other smaller parties. Conservative MP Alastair Burt told 1 NEWS "there were plenty of voices in the conservative party that reminded her that you can't run the government like ...

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  • United Kingdom media: May has no intention of resigning
United Kingdom media: May has no intention of resigning

Sources close to Corbyn said the party would in the coming weeks be using all parliamentary devices available to promote the same economic and social policies it advanced during the campaign, and in its manifesto. Mrs May was expected to make further appointments to her Cabinet on Saturday, but the damage to Mrs May's standing makes it less likely ...

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  • Flynn to give Senate panel some documents in Russian Federation investigation
Flynn to give Senate panel some documents in Russian Federation investigation

Trump abruptly fired Comey as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on May 9. Among them is one-time Trump campaign surrogate, Boris Epshteyn, and Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen . Former FBI Director James Comey wrote in a memo that President Donald Trump asked to end to the investigation of national security adviser Mic...

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  • Gulf diplomatic crisis: Pakistan says reports of deploying troops in Qatar 'fabricated'
Gulf diplomatic crisis: Pakistan says reports of deploying troops in Qatar 'fabricated'

Donald Trump backed Riyadh and Abu Dhabi's decision to isolate Qatar while the USA secretaries of defence and state sought to calm the situation among its closest Arab partners, all of whom play a key role in U.S. And in a separate statement issued on Friday, the United Arab Emirates praised Trump's "leadership in challenging Qatar's troublin...

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  • British police name two London Bridge attackers, say one was investigated before
British police name two London Bridge attackers, say one was investigated before

Italian news reports say the London Bridge attacker who had been stopped in Italy en route to Syria a year ago was subsequently listed in the European-wide intelligence-sharing system and was stopped at London's Stansted airport in January but let go.

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  • President Trump to face journalists in news conference following explosive Comey testimony
President Trump to face journalists in news conference following explosive Comey testimony

Trump's tweet marks the first time he explicitly addressed Comey's testimony . Separately, Trump's private counsel, Marc Kasowitz, indicated Friday his client may file formal complaints next week with the Justice Department protesting Comey's handling of memos he wrote immediately after his conversations with the president.

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  • DUP reaches 'outline agreement' with Theresa May as talks continue
DUP reaches 'outline agreement' with Theresa May as talks continue

We want to end austerity and invest in this country and that's what we're going to do. Meanwhile, the Labour Party started the campaign looking as if it was maybe facing some sort of existential disaster. Speaking to the Sunday Mirror newspaper Mr Corbyn said: "I can still be Prime Minister". "The reason for the disappointing result was not t...

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  • Israeli fire kills Palestinian near Gaza strip
Israeli fire kills Palestinian near Gaza strip

Israel and the Islamist Hamas movement which rules Gaza have fought three wars since 2008, though the border has been largely quiet in recent months. It said the tunnel "has no entry or exit points" on school premises and will be shut. Following a 50-day war between Israel and Hamas in 2014, Qatar was the largest single donor to the recons...

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  • Third London attacker named by UK Police
Third London attacker named by UK Police

His parents - Moroccan father, Italian mother - lived together in the North African country for a time. The pair were visiting London for the weekend when they became caught up in the attack which left seven people dead. Investigators later found propaganda videos from the so-called Islamic State (IS) terrorist group on his cell phone, according ...

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  • Sessions to appear before Senate committee
Sessions to appear before Senate committee

Richard Shelby , R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations subcommittees but that it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • USA airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia
USA airstrike kills 8 Islamic extremists in Somalia

Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo said Sunday he authorized the country's special forces with support from global partners to conduct a pre-dawn strike against an al-Shabab training camp near Sakow. It has been designated as a terrorist organization by a number of nations, including the United States and United Kingdom. Somalia's...

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  • Trump says '100 per cent' ready to testify under oath
Trump says '100 per cent' ready to testify under oath

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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  • May's Conservatives strike a deal with the DUP, but who are they?
May's Conservatives strike a deal with the DUP, but who are they?

A "soft Brexit" could include multiple trade deals between the United Kingdom and European Union countries or a treaty between the two granting the United Kingdom access to the single market while also letting them negotiate their own outside trade deals.

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  • UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party
UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

We mean no disrespect to the voters of Northern Ireland when we point out that most of the population of the United Kingdom have reservations about some of the policies of the Democratic Unionist Party. The timing is challenging, with Britain due to start negotiating the terms of its exit from the European Union with the bloc's 27 other members on ...

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