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Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom election blow

Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom election blow She also apologised to her colleagues who had lost seats as a outcome. A further problem can be found in the way this election has reshaped the political map of England, with constituencies in the north that backed Brexit past year leaning to the Conservatives, while those in the south that backed Remain saw a swing to Labour and the loss of Tory seats. [Full Article...]

Majority of Tory members want Theresa May to quit

In particular, I regret the decision not to include in the manifesto a ceiling as well as a floor in our proposal to help meet the increasing cost of social care", he added. Charles Tannock, a Conservative member of the European Parliament, said the DUP was a "hardline, populist, protectionist" party and a "poor fit" as a partner for the Conservatives. [Full Article...]

Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza

The agency said it is sealing the tunnel under its premises and will ban students and staff from the building until the issue is resolved. Over the years, Gaza's Hamas rulers have built a labyrinth of tunnels, some passing under the border into Israel which they used to launch attacks during their last conflict in 2014. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's top advisers resign after United Kingdom election shock

She had called the vote three years earlier than required by law, with the aim of sweeping an even greater majority for her party before Brexit talks in nine days to take the country out of the European Union. The DUP whose 10 seats would allow the government to get measures through Parliament, is a socially conservative pro-British Protestant group that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage an... [Full Article...]

Theresa May to form fragile government after United Kingdom election debacle

Surprised at the amount of detailed policy Labour had prepared, some in May's campaign team also expressed a grudging admiration for Labour's strategy, which they said had managed to speak to many of those who voted for Brexit last June - just the electorate that the Conservatives wanted to target. [Full Article...]

Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power

Jeremy Corbyn vowed to lead Britain out of the European Union as he insisted Labour is "ready any time" for another general election. It continued: "The talks so far have been positive". They have been replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former government minister who lost his seat in the election. Britain's opposition Labour party Leader Jeremy Corbyn gives a thumbs up as he arrives at Labour Party ... [Full Article...]

Who is the DUP? A brief history of United Kingdom parliament's new kingmaker

Owen Paterson, a former Northern Ireland Secretary, said: "You might get a debate I suppose on further reduction of abortion times as medical science advances". "I don't want to be derogatory but I think she is a lame duck prime minister", he told BBC Radio. In losing their majority for the first time ever in Stormont, unionists were concerned that they were losing their grip on power and th... [Full Article...]

Venezuela Says US Is No Judge of Human Rights

Venezuela Says US Is No Judge of Human Rights She also did not mention USA allies Saudi Arabia and Egypt, also council members with long records of human rights abuses. "It is essential that this council address its chronic anti-Israel bias if it is to have any credibility", she continued. [Full Article...]

Law, corporate work, politics? What's next for James Comey

Law, corporate work, politics? What's next for James Comey President Donald Trump on Friday accused James Comey of lying to Congress about the contents of their private meetings in the weeks before he sacked the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief - and said he'd be willing to testify under oath about it. [Full Article...]

Former FBI chief Comey testifies before Senate, blasts Trump for 'lies'

Former FBI chief Comey testifies before Senate, blasts Trump for 'lies' Speaking to reporters for the first time since 18 million Americans watched Comey's testimony before the Senate, Trump called the former FBI head a "liar" and said he never asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn over his contacts with Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

London Bridge attack: New search underway near home of assailants in Barking

London Bridge attack: New search underway near home of assailants in Barking He claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar , with a different date of birth. The two men shot dead by the police following the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday are seen in this undated combination image, received via the Metropolitan Police in London on June 5, 2017 . [Full Article...]

British PM May reaches deal with Northern Ireland party

British PM May reaches deal with Northern Ireland party It would give May a narrower margin than the 17 margin she had before the election. "Fact, is this morning she looks bloody weak". Britain's post-Brexit deal with the European Union is considered one of the most important factors in deciding the UK's rating. [Full Article...]

CNN panel mocks Hillary Clinton's election excuses

On "Hannity" tonight, Mike Huckabee said that Hillary Clinton is still making excuses for her loss in the 2016 presidential election because she simply can't admit that she failed. "I'm not willing to let my people be thrown under the bus without a fight". "They were connected to, as we now know, the 1,000 Russian agents who were involved in delivering those messages", she alleged. [Full Article...]

Most Israelis Say Judea and Samaria Not 'Occupied'

Most Israelis Say Judea and Samaria Not 'Occupied' He made it clear, however, he had deferred taking a decision on shifting the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , an election campaign pledge, arguing this could have a negative impact on peace talks as the status of Jerusalem is meant to be negotiated. [Full Article...]

British PM Seeks Minority Government Following Election Losses

British PM Seeks Minority Government Following Election Losses Among the casualties was Alex Salmond , a former first minister of Scotland and one of the party's highest-profile lawmakers. Once again, politics, not sports, found bars packed. She will nearly certainly remain as prime minister for the time being, but her situation is precarious. Beard: Well, because her main opponent, Jeremy Corbyn , very cleverly turned this election campaign into an... [Full Article...]

Temer holds onto presidency after corruption acquittal

The electoral court, known as the TSE, voted 4-3 to acquit the Rousseff-Temer ticket, avoiding the annulment of their election and the removal of Temer from office, who took over from Rousseff past year in the midst of Brazil's worst recession. [Full Article...]

Farmers cannot be given loan waivers: MP Agriculture Minister

Farmers cannot be given loan waivers: MP Agriculture Minister On Tuesday, Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis held a three-hour-long meeting the delegation of the farmers. "If they fail, we will again agitate from July 25", famer leader Raju Shetti told ANI . "I am also not in agreement with the rail roko planned on June 13". We will hear them out and take any decision after the government's stand. "CM had announced loan waiver for small and marginal farme... [Full Article...]

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

Republican Representative Mike Conaway and Democratic Representative Adam Schiff said they had also written to Don McGahn, the White House counsel, and asked him whether White House recordings or memos of Comey's conversations with Trump exist. [Full Article...]

Merkel Assumes Britain Stick to Its Plan for Brexit

Merkel Assumes Britain Stick to Its Plan for Brexit In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel is politically strong. The Brexit talks formally begin in two weeks time, the options are a weakened PM still trying to push for a hard exit - or a new (minority) government scrambling to build a coherent argument for a softer agreement. [Full Article...]

Minnesota Joins State Alliance To Uphold Paris Accord

The world is already laughing at this administration, if it had said it was ditching the accord because thousands of scientists are fake news, the hopes of ever being taken seriously would be slim to nil. Referring to the United States , where President Donald Trump announced on 1 June the country's withdrawal from the landmark climate accord, Mr. [Full Article...]


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