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Labour's Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

In Brussels, there is concern the collapse of a stable government in the United Kingdom will impact the start of Brexit talks in just over a week. May's election gamble has spectacularly backfired . The British pound tumbled on Friday against the USA dollar and the euro before stabilising, down 1.7 and 1.4 percent against the two currencies respectively. [Full Article...]

Tim Kaine: Comey's Lynch comments 'pretty much irrelevant'

The recently fired Comey revealed that Obama administration Attorney General Loretta Lynch ordered him to downplay the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's illegal use of a private server to maintain classified emails. Comey's blunt remarks about Lynch aren't surprising, considering his reputation for not picking sides . When asked about it a second time, Comey said "I wanted to ... [Full Article...]

London Bridge attack: Images released of terrorists' fake explosive belts

London Bridge attack: Images released of terrorists' fake explosive belts All three terrorists in the London Bridge attack were killed by United Kingdom police responding to the scene. Butt hired the van used in the attack from a B&Q store in Romford in the morning of the attack, it said. "Where have they come from?" Police also released photos of the van the attackers used to mow down people on the bridge. The three attackers were wearing fake suicide belts con... [Full Article...]

Madhya Pradesh CM sits on fast 'for restoration of peace'

Madhya Pradesh CM sits on fast 'for restoration of peace' The Rashtriya Kisan Mahasangh, an umbrella body of 62 farmer unions, on Saturday passed a resolution seeking dismissal of the Madhya Pradesh government and imposition of President's rule in the state. "If the Uttar Pradesh government is really serious about addressing the problems and plight of the farmers, then it must start resolving their problems lest a Mandsaur-like situation grips the stat... [Full Article...]

No Other CM Has Done So Much For Poor Farmers: Mandsaur Protesters

No Other CM Has Done So Much For Poor Farmers: Mandsaur Protesters The Mandsaur Krishi Upaj Mandi, spread over 30 hectares of land on the outskirts of the town, saw a sharp dip in the arrival of farm produce on June 1, when the farmers' stir, demanding better price for their produce and a loan waiver, began in the state. [Full Article...]

New search underway near home of London attackers

New search underway near home of London attackers British authorities on Monday released the names of two of the three men who killed seven and injured dozens over the weekend. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, when asked by ITV television if he backed calls for May to resign, said: "Indeed I would". [Full Article...]

Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election

Theresa May Top Aides Resign After Disastrous Election He wrote on the ConservativeHome site: "The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour ". British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a new chief of staff following the resignation of her two top aides. Downing St. says the Cabinet will discuss the agreement Monday. [Full Article...]

Sen. Mark Warner calls alleged Trump pressure on Comey "unthinkable"

He has already consulted with special counsel Robert Mueller, who was appointed to lead the investigation in May after Rod Rosenstein recused himself, on what he legally can and can't say during his testimony. Cohen & Associates. Two administration officials say President Donald Trump is leaning against invoking executive privilege to try to block fired FBI Director James Comey from test... [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron Confirms Third French Victim In London Terror Attack

They stressed that while they believe they know the attackers' identities, "formal identification is yet to take place". Ms Delcros remains seriously injured after the horror attack. "However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly", police said . [Full Article...]

Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks

Iran says the attackers, who were all killed, had fought for the IS group in Syria and neighbouring Iraq. Iran said its security forces on Saturday killed the mastermind of the attacks, and arrested seven people suspected of helping the militants. [Full Article...]

Theresa May should consider her position after "dreadful" campaign, says British MP

Theresa May should consider her position after Asked if Ms May should stay on as Prime Minister, Ms Soubry said: "That is a matter for her". "She's in a very hard place, she's a remarkable and a very talented woman and she doesn't shy from hard decisions, but she now has to obviously consider her position", Soubry told the BBC . [Full Article...]

General Election: Corbyn 'would be PM if not for Scotland'

From the off, spiked welcomed the election as an opportunity to show the political class how serious we are about Brexit and what Brexit represents - the demand for a closer, more democratic politics. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , whose energetic campaign defied predictions of a crushing defeat, told May to quit, saying she had "lost votes, lost support and lost confidence". [Full Article...]

Philippine regulator orders Resorts World to stop gaming operations

Philippine regulator orders Resorts World to stop gaming operations PAGCOR told media that its decision to order the integrated resort halt gambling operations was necessitated by an ongoing police investigation into the incident. "We are determined to regain people's trust after the tragic incident last week", RWM Chief Operating Officer Stephen Reilly was quoted in the statement as saying. [Full Article...]

DUP to support minority government after deal reached

DUP to support minority government after deal reached Sinn Fein says former nationalist guerrillas and military personnel must be treated equally, and has accused the DUP of attempting to give immunity to former British soldiers accused of torture. May has managed to strike a deal to prop up her minority government. While climate change scepticism is not official party policy, the DUP has previously appointed a denier as environment minister in Nor... [Full Article...]

European Union fears Brexit might delay after shock Britain vote

Currently, investors seem to worry that a weakened Conservative prime minister would not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want a clean divorce from the European Union , even if that means losing privileged access to the European Union single market. [Full Article...]

London terror suspect was already known to authorities

The Metropolitan Police said Butt had been subject to an investigation in 2015, but there had been no suggestion this attack was being planned. London police chief Cressida Dick said the recent string of attacks in Britain, which has claimed 34 lives since March, was "unprecedented in my working life" but risked becoming the new normal. [Full Article...]

Philippines violence: Marawi civilians trapped as fire breaks truce

More than 160 civilians walked out of the besieged Philippines city of Marawi just after dawn on Saturday, deceiving Islamist fighters they encountered by hiding the identity of the many Christians among them. "If it's war, my orders are really are to wipe them out, everyone". The source said that some of Fortes' forces were busy fighting a small band of communist insurgents in a nearby town whe... [Full Article...]

Met names third London bridge attacker as Italian national

There were moving scenes at London Bridge, where Londoners looked on in tears over a sea of floral tributes to the victims of Saturday night's attack. Three terrorists wearing stab-proof vests drove a van into pedestrians at 50mph on London Bridge before attacking revellers with hunting knives. [Full Article...]

Police make new arrests after London and Manchester terror attacks

Two men are now in custody on suspicion of violating the Terrorism Act. "All three were arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism offences", the Met Police said in a statement . A police vehicle then screeches into shot, with three armed policemen exiting and immediately trying to rescue the man by diverting his attackers' attention towards them. [Full Article...]

British PM Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

British PM Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco Davidson, one of the few Conservatives to emerge as a victor from the election after she increased the party's presence in Scotland, said she had demanded, and received, "categoric assurance " from May that the policy would not change. That throws into doubt the complex talks on Britain's departure from the European Union that are due to begin in just 10 days. A snap survey conducted by the Conse... [Full Article...]


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