• PM May's top aides quit after brutal election reality check
PM May's top aides quit after brutal election reality check

But he has responded in typically colourful fashion, tweeting: " Mail on Sunday tripe - I am backing Theresa may". "You've got to be neutral", he said . "It's an issue very close to my heart and one that I wanted categoric assurances from the prime minister on, and I received (them)", said Davidson, who is engaged to be married to her female pa...

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  • Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after poor showing in UK elections
Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after poor showing in UK elections

Speaking on Friday, the prime minister said her party had a "strong relationship" with the DUP and that she meant to form a government which could "provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time for our country". The DUP is "likely to increase the pressure on Theresa May to secure a comprehensive free trade agreement", said ...

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  • Trump on existence of Comey recordings: 'You're going to be very disappointed'
Trump on existence of Comey recordings: 'You're going to be very disappointed'

Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said: "100 percent". "There's some jobs where the controversy would not be a benefit, but that's why I see him ending up in a place where he can be himself", said Evan Barr, a former federal prosecutor in New York City who worked under Comey in the USA attorney's office.

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  • President Erdoğan backs Qatar amid diplomatic row
President Erdoğan backs Qatar amid diplomatic row

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. "The nation of Qatar has unfortunately been funding terrorism, and at a very high level", President Trump said during an appearance alongside Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at the White House.

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  • Theresa May Visits Queen After UK Election in Snake-Print Kitten Heels
Theresa May Visits Queen After UK Election in Snake-Print Kitten Heels

May will visit Queen Elizabeth II, as protocol dictates, on Friday to confirm that a deal has been arranged. A petition against British Prime Minister Theresa May's deal with the ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party garnered almost 600,000 signatures today as concern grew over her plan to govern with their support .

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  • Scottish Tory leader 'given gay rights pledge from PM over DUP tie-up'
Scottish Tory leader 'given gay rights pledge from PM over DUP tie-up'

Reports surfaced Saturday that May was nearing a final deal to form a government with the help Democratic Unionist Party , a socially conservative , primarily Protestant bloc based in Northern Ireland . The border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is sure to be a hot topic. A majority of people in Northern Ireland voted ...

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  • Saudi on alert after ISIS threatens terror attack
Saudi on alert after ISIS threatens terror attack

Abu Aisha was killed and the network forced to flee the country, the statement said. On Saturday, the Iranian security forces killed the mastermind behind the terror attacks on the country's Parliament and on the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini.

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  • Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks
Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks

Iran's intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Saturday night that 43 suspects had been arrested and operations to identify and crush more "terrorists cells" were underway. Equipped with AK-47 assault rifles, handguns, grenades and suicide vests, the gunmen killed security guards and ordinary people before holding people hostage in the upper ...

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  • British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco
British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced negotiations with a small Northern Irish party to maintain her power after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in a catastrophic electoral gamble just days before Brexit talks are set to start.

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  • Conservatives are only party who can form a United Kingdom government: May
Conservatives are only party who can form a United Kingdom government: May

Speaking inside Downing Street, she said she would reflect on what she now needed to do to take the party forward after seeing a working majority of 17 wiped out. Regarding security - she was in charge of security in Cameron's government, which diminished the number of police, for example, and at the same time we saw two terror attacks in Manches...

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  • Petition grows against Theresa May's deal with ultra-conservatives
Petition grows against Theresa May's deal with ultra-conservatives

May's office has said that the most senior Cabinet members - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs, but she is expected to shuffle the lower ranks of ministers.

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  • Charged in Warehouse Concert Fire That Killed 36
Charged in Warehouse Concert Fire That Killed 36

Monday and was being held on $1 million bail. Authorities say Almena illegally rented out space in an Oakland warehouse that caught fire, killing 36 partygoers. "It chased people to the door", Harris said at the time to the East Bay Times . Tenants described Ng as an absentee landlord, whose son Kai and daughter Eva took care of managing the wareh...

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  • Northern Irish unionists to open talks with UK's May about support
Northern Irish unionists to open talks with UK's May about support

Sinn Fein described its best ever result in a national election as a further boost to the party's ultimate goal of the British province one day joining a united Ireland. May's office has already said that the senior Cabinet members - Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their curre...

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  • SNP manifesto sets out 'triple lock' for second referendum
SNP manifesto sets out 'triple lock' for second referendum

Ms Sturgeon denied she was becoming a more divisive figure on the doorstep, adding: "The baby is much cuter than me". Nicola Sturgeon has suggested the SNP would be open to a " progressive alliance " with Labour if the general election results in a hung parliament .

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  • US forces back PH troops in Marawi
US forces back PH troops in Marawi

As the battle in Marawi raged Friday, U.S. Navy aircraft provided surveillance for the troops, confirming the involvement of the U.S. military in helping to end the urban insurrection by Maute and Abu Sayyaf militants at the request of the Philippine government.

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  • United Kingdom election: 51 black, Asian, ethnic minority MPs elected to parliament
United Kingdom election: 51 black, Asian, ethnic minority MPs elected to parliament

University of Kent student Toby French, who voted Labour in the 2017 United Kingdom general election , poses for a photograph on campus in Canterbury, Britain June 9, 2017. I think we need to see the final make up of Parliament and then we'll reflect on that. Former Treasury chief George Osborne - who was sacked by May a year ago - called her ...

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  • Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks
Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

On Wednesday morning, terrorists launched simultaneous attacks on Iran's parliament building in downtown Tehran and on the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, south of the city. After offering condolences to the families of the attacks victims , Alavi stressed that over the past few months the country's intelligence forces had neutralized over 25 terror...

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  • Thousands in Iran mourn victims of Tehran attacks
Thousands in Iran mourn victims of Tehran attacks

The seven persons were affiliated to terrorist groups, the police added. The two people who attacked a shrine are understood to be an Iranian Kurd and a man whose background is unknown, the security sources said. Nelly Lahoud, an expert on extremism at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Bahrain, said IS leaders may be lookin...

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  • Protesters in London seek Theresa May's resignation
Protesters in London seek Theresa May's resignation

The Conservatives won 318 House of Commons seats in Thursday's election, eight short of an outright majority. The DUP statement put Downing Street on the back foot, prompting a carefully worded response in the early hours of Sunday. The Democratic Unionist Party has agreed to the principles of "confidence and supply" deal in order to support a ...

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  • Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq: ministry
Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq: ministry

A ministry statement issued Thursday said the men had left Iran to fight for the extremist group in Mosul, Iraq, as well as Raqqa, Syria - the group's de facto capital. "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". Iranians angered by the statement took to social media to vent, recalling sympathe...

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