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May forms unity government after losing majority in United Kingdom vote

He's an open socialist, and someone who in the days leading up to Thursday's election came very close to becoming the UK's new prime minister. The result will heap pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to resign, after she called a snap election in the hope of increasing the Conservative majority in Parliament to strengthen her position in Brexit negotiations. [Full Article...]

Russian hackers 'planted false story', says report

On Friday, they released a joint statement listing as many as 18 individuals, including members of Qatar's royal family and a former minister as involved in "terrorist" activities. Kuwait's emir travelled to Qatar to help mediate an end to a crisis that's seen Arab nations cut ties to the energy-rich nation home to a major USA military base, though Emirati officials warned there was "nothing to ... [Full Article...]

May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory MPs their seats

The result is a " hung parliament ". May, jolted by the electoral setback, however, remained defiant to calls for her resignation and vowed to form a minority government with the informal backing of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ). [Full Article...]

May tells Davidson: DUP deal will not damage gay rights

As Britons awoke to news that Prime Minister Theresa May would have to turn to the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) for support after unexpectedly losing her parliamentary majority in an election, the Northern Irish party's website crashed under the weight of curiosity. [Full Article...]

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US

Sharia law is a group of Islamic principles that govern the moral and religious lives of its followers. "We were marching, they ran up to us...they came out and attacked us". "Really if anything, we're at risk of fascism being imposed on America", said Raphael Kadaris, speaking for a group called Refuse Fascism. About two dozen people gathered to oppose Islamic law, and many were many carrying a... [Full Article...]

Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

On Friday, Iran's Intelligence Ministry said since the attack on Wednesday security forces have arrested 41 individuals linked to the Islamic State (IS) in Tehran, Kermanshah, Kurdistan and West Azarbaijan provinces. State television reported the increase Thursday, citing Ahmad Shojaei, the head of the country's forensic center. At a ceremony held in parliament, attended by newly re-elec... [Full Article...]

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

The Prime Minister announced she was leaving the most senior members of her Cabinet team - including Philip Hammond and Boris Johnson - in place as she began forming a new administration. Despite being ahead in the opinion polls by more than 20 points at the start of the election campaign, May's lead was slowly eroded, with Britons unimpressed with her election policies, particularly one to force ... [Full Article...]

Police raid arrest 20th person involved with the London Bridge attack

Police raid arrest 20th person involved with the London Bridge attack But the three men failed to provide payment details and the vehicle was not picked up, prompting them to use a smaller van from a DIY store instead. Police have released images of three pink ceramic kitchen knives found on or near the assailants. [Full Article...]

Afghan commando kills 3 USA soldiers

The attack took place in the Achin district where USA special forces have been fighting alongside Afghan troops against Islamic State and Taliban militants, said Attahullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province. [Full Article...]

May to form government with DUP backing

May to form government with DUP backing This week's election left the Conservatives several seats short of a majority in Parliament , so they are seeking a deal with the Northern Ireland-based DUP , which won 10 seats. They quit Saturday after becoming a focus of blame for the Conservatives' election disaster. Such an agreement would see the Northern Irish party's 10 MPs support the Conservatives on crucial votes when Parliament ret... [Full Article...]

Iran Arrests 7 Accused of Aiding Deadly Tehran Attacks

Fars news agency issued a report saying that ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attacks in Tehran . The country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday said that the attacks will add to the hatred that Iranians harbor toward the United States and Saudi Arabia . [Full Article...]

Survivor says grocery store killer saw her but spared her

WKOK-AM reported that the gunman fired randomly in the store in addition to targeting the victims, and that the witness who escaped unharmed was the person who called Wyoming County 911 dispatchers. It happened after the store closed for the night. The victims were identified as 63-year-old Terry Lee Sterling , 26-year-old Victoria Todd Brong and 47-year-old Brian Hayes , police said. [Full Article...]

Sessions Says He Will Testify Before US Senate Panel

Sessions Says He Will Testify Before US Senate Panel Judd Legum at Think Progress said , "Instead of testifying publicly before the appropriations committees, where these matters could be discussed in the light of day, Sessions will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee". "These are dark times if the attorney general of the United States is unwilling to answer questions under oath in an open session about his conduct or defend this admini... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions agrees to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Jeff Sessions agrees to appear before Senate intelligence committee He will appear before that committee on Tuesday rather than the justice department budget session. Sessions, whose contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the presidential campaign has sparked questions, agreed Saturday, June 10, to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the election. [Full Article...]

Syrians in Raqqa face mines, snipers by Islamic State

Daesh captured Raqqa from rebel groups in 2014 and has used it as an operations base to plan attacks in the West. "We all saw the heinous attack in Manchester, England", said Townsend, referring to a bombing that killed 22 people last month and was claimed by IS. [Full Article...]

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

However, its roots are apparent in its vehement opposition to gay marriage, abortion and Irish language rights. "We will enter discussions with the Conservatives to explore how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge", Foster told a press conference in Belfast . [Full Article...]

Trump Staffers Shocked He Stayed Off Twitter During Comey Hearing

And some individuals believe that his constant tweeting is a sign of his desire to directly connect with the American people and not go through accepted media channels, which is why the media opposes it. He picked up more steam the following weekend after seven people were killed and 48 injured when three men drove a van into pedestrians and stabbed people in bars in the London Bridge and Boroug... [Full Article...]

Failed gambit: United Kingdom polls put paid to May's hard Brexit

Corbyn said he and Labour are ready if May should fail. "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]". A buoyant Corbyn piled on pressure for May to resign, saying people have had enough of austerity politics and cuts in public spending. Given the peculiarities of the British electoral system, May could cl... [Full Article...]

Top Theresa May aides resign after conservative United Kingdom election humiliation

Party insiders are placing bets on how long Ms May will last, less than a year after Britain's surprise referendum decision propelled her into Downing Street. Jeremy Corbyn was pictured joining a children's football training session in Islington as one of his MPs said Labour missed an "open goal" to beat Theresa May and the Tories in the General Election . [Full Article...]

Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal

Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal He said it was impossible to predict whether she would still be prime minister at the end of the year. "That's what people voted for last June", she announced defiantly outside 10 Downing Street after meeting with Queen Elizabeth II to discuss her new government. [Full Article...]


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