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Ex-FBI head Comey says Trump pressured him on Russian Federation probe

Mike Rogers , the director of the National Security Agency , to publicly state that there was no evidence of collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign. The reason Comey has that problem is that both Democrats and Republicans had spent almost a year attacking Comey precisely for failing to exercise professional discretion when it mattered - politicizing the Federal Bureau of Investigation as... [Full Article...]

Hung parliament: Theresa May to seek permission from Queen to form government

It is believed that support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) could allow her Conservatives to reach the 326 seats needed for a majority in parliament. The DUP backed Brexit in last year's referendum. The Labour leader has said he is "ready to serve" and the party is willing to form alliances with other smaller parties. [Full Article...]

UK election 2017: full results

The expression comes from the term "hung jury", when jurors can not decide on a verdict and a retrial is needed. For the election to produce a majority government, the biggest party theoretically must win at least 326 seats of the 650 United Kingdom constituencies. [Full Article...]

Britain's May on course to lose majority in British parliament

May called the snap election to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations with the other 27 European Union countries which are due to begin in less than a fortnight, and to cement her grip on the Conservative Party after she took over as prime minister in the wake of last year's European Union referendum. [Full Article...]

UK arrests three as footage of London Bridge attack appears online

Counter terrorism officers, backed up by armed colleagues, arrested two men on the street in Ilford , east London , late on Wednesday, while a third was arrested at a house nearby, police said in a statement. Closed circuit TV footage, which appeared online and in British media, showed the attackers - Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba - cornering a victim and starting to stab h... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom arrests 3 as footage of London Bridge attack appears online

A third man, aged 29, was arrested at a home in the same area on "suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts". POLLSTERS' PREDICTIONS The Tories had a 15 point lead when they announced June's election - but what is it now? A police officer who was stabbed in the eye trying to stop the London Bridge attackers with only his baton has said he was sorry he couldn't do more . [Full Article...]

Theresa May calls for 'stability' amid possible election disaster

British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, with a real possibility that her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. Meanwhile the pro-European Liberal Democrats, who have campaigned for a second European Union referendum, were projected to increase their number of seats from nine to 14. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom election shock could delay and soften Brexit

This would be a phenomenal result given that just weeks ago the Conservatives felt all but certain of winning a landslide majority. A confidence and supply agreement happens when a party or member of parliament agree to support the government on motions of confidence. [Full Article...]

Turkey Fast-Tracks Sending Troops To Qatar

The six Arab governments accused Qatar of supporting terrorism , disturbing security and stability in the region, and supporting Iran. According to the local police, at least nine people were injured and two people were arrested during the brawl. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. Defends Dad's Criticism Of London Mayor

Khan. "One thing we know about President Trump is he does jab back", Collins added. Asked on C4 what he thinks Trump has against him, Khan said , "Since Saturday I've been working with the police, with the emergency services, with the government and others to deal with the horrific attacks... [Full Article...]

Election results 2017: Labour defeats Nick Clegg and wins in student seats

That was in part because votes that had previously gone to UKIP were splitting evenly between the two major parties instead of going overwhelmingly to the Conservatives as pundits had expected. The value of the British pound tumbled 1.6%, to $1.27, immediately after the exit poll results came out. Predictions of Conservative success became more modest as the party's campaign faltered following a... [Full Article...]

Tehran attackers were Iranian: Security official

Officials also announced that the death toll had increased to 17. Scores of people were wounded. Numerous injured remained in intensive care at Cina Hospital in the capital Thursday. Separately, the deputy chief of the Guards' Intelligence Service, Mohammad Hossein Nejat, told the Fars news agency that the men who attacked the parliament building in Tehran were aged between 20 and 25. [Full Article...]

Sterling shaken by United Kingdom election shock, damage limited elsewhere

The poll, published as polling stations closed at 10 p.m. United Kingdom time, predicts the Conservatives will win 316 seats, down 17, with Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party behind on 266, up 34. "It's hard to see if these numbers were right how they would put together the coalition to remain in office". Which leader can assert authority over the way the results have fallen, and who can stake a cla... [Full Article...]

London's Mayor Wants To Cancel Trump's Trip To The UK

Khan again condemned the ISIS attack which killed seven and injured 48 as a "cowardly" act justified by "a perverse poisonous interpretation of the faith that I belong to". You stand with them in times of adversity but you call them out when they are wrong. "MSM [mainstream media] working hard to sell it!" Khan, a human rights lawyer and practicing Muslim hails from Pakistan, has challenged re... [Full Article...]

Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers

Gargash said "not using the formidable media ownership in promoting an extremist agenda" was a condition for negotiations. "The leaders agreed the decision came after Qatar insisted on taking a path that is harmful to Arab states and after attempts to prevent it from supporting terrorist groups", the statement said. [Full Article...]

Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry to top concert for Manchester victims

According to The Sun , the singer is now in "behind-the-scenes talks" to reunite with former bandmates Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, and Mark Owen for a "very special reunion" at the benefit concert . We thank fans for their patience as we continue to process the registrations. Fans who attended Grande's Manchester show the night of the bombing will be eligible to enter a lottery to win free... [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders responds to Comey testimony: 'Donald Trump is a blatant liar'

Anyone who expected some huge, dramatic, presidency-shattering revelation from former FBI Director James Comey's public appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday was bound to be disappointed. That was one of the meetings that Trump allegedly used to pressure Comey to drop the investigation into Flynn. "He's a good guy". "I mean, this is a president of the United Sta... [Full Article...]

Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river

Eighth person killed in London attack found in Thames river French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed Wednesday that a third citizen had died in last weekend's jihadist attack in London, after police searching for a missing Frenchman found a body in the River Thames. Seven people were killed and dozens wounded in the attacks by three assailants near London Bridge. British security and law enforcement officials are investigating Butt as the potential r... [Full Article...]

British police name third suspect in London Bridge attack

British police name third suspect in London Bridge attack Another Australian woman, Sara Zelenak, has been reported missing since the attack. A 38-year-old man was on Tuesday arrested at Heathrow airport, Europe's busiest hub, although police would not confirm whether the operation was part of an extradition order. [Full Article...]

Hung parliament as Theresa May loses her majority

In practice, the threshold for a majority is around 323, because the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party takes up no seats that it wins in Northern Ireland. The Conservatives' other coalition options are limited. "If, as the indications have shown, the Conservative Party has won the most votes and the most seats, it will be incumbent on us to ensure that period of stability and that's what we will d... [Full Article...]


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