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UK Election Result 2017: Hung Parliament

UK Election Result 2017: Hung Parliament In a phone call, Irish premier Enda Kenny told Mrs May that forming a minority government reliant on the support of the hardline Protestant Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) could pose a "challenge" to the 1998 Good Friday peace accords. [Full Article...]

Dash cam footage from Tiger Woods' arrest released

Woods is wearing shorts, a dark hat and a light-colored shirt. Woods' answer is muted in the recording. The police car's dash cam footage came out on Wednesday; readers can watch that above. When he did, he leaned forward after losing his balance.He couldn't follow a red light the officer moved from side to side. The officers asked Woods to perform a number of tasks to prove he was in the right ... [Full Article...]

Conservatives hang on to minority in United Kingdom election

Conservatives hang on to minority in United Kingdom election DUP want to leave the European Union, but they still want a "frictionless border" with the Republic of Ireland. May wanted to win explicit backing for her stance on Brexit , which involves leaving the EU's single market and imposing restrictions on immigration while trying to negotiate free trade deal with the bloc. [Full Article...]

Iran sends five planes with vegetables to Qatar

Kuwait, which has retained ties with Qatar and has often acted as a mediator in regional disputes, said it wanted to resolve the dispute "within the unified Gulf house". They accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region with ties to their Shiite rival, Iran. Iran Air spokesman Shahrokh Noushabadi said five aircraft carrying around 90 tonnes of vegetables each had been sent t... [Full Article...]

Theresa May remains under pressure ahead of DUP talks

Theresa May remains under pressure ahead of DUP talks Mr Osborne, who was sacked by Mrs May and now is editor of the London Evening Standard, said there was now no majority in the Commons for a "hard Brexit ". But a dismal campaign has left the Prime Minister fending off a mutiny within her own party. I think she will have to go, unfortunately. On Sunday, May appointed former BBC journalist Damien Green as First Secretary of State - effectively ... [Full Article...]

Brazil's Michel Temer gets big victory in electoral court ruling

There was also widespread anger that two judges appointed by Mr Temer to the court earlier this year, when the case against him was already well advanced, voted to maintain him in office. The Brazilian Social Democrat Party contested the results of the 2014 election, claiming there were irregularities in the winning ticket's donations and alleging Rousseff and Temer received campaign funds from a ... [Full Article...]

Sky sources: Downing Street made statement on DUP deal in error

A Number 10 spokesman said: 'We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week. [Full Article...]

Britain's Theresa May backtracks on announcement of DUP deal

Britain's Theresa May backtracks on announcement of DUP deal Former Conservative finance minister George Osborne , who May sacked after taking office after the Brexit vote last June, said she was now a " dead woman walking". With media asking whether May could remain in Downing Street after her electoral humiliation, ministers said now was not the time for the further uncertainty that a party leadership contest would bring. [Full Article...]

Further arrests made in Manchester terror attack investigation

Images and video posted to social media showed officers making the arrest, and cars being towed from the forecourt. On Friday police located a white Nissan Micra in a vehicle park of a block of apartments in the Rusholme area of Manchester that they believe could point to Abedi's whereabouts between May 18 and 22 in the lead-up to the bombing at the pop concert. [Full Article...]

Theresa May cuts deal with DUP hardliners as she scrambles for power

Theresa May cuts deal with DUP hardliners as she scrambles for power Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. The Conservative Party, however, secured the support of the DUP , which has pledged to use its 10 votes in Parliament to support Mrs May's agenda. But they differ in areas including abolishing air passenger duty, cutting Value-Added Tax for tourism businesses and maintaining a triple lock on pensions. [Full Article...]

Theresa May to finalise top team after election upset

British Prime Minister Theresa May's office said Sunday talks were still ongoing with the Democratic Unionist Party on seeking its support for a Conservative government after earlier saying an outline agreement had been reached. May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill quit on Saturday following sustained criticism within the party of the campaign. One senior backbencher told me: "It is in... [Full Article...]

UK leader Theresa May seen fighting for survival after election failure

UK leader Theresa May seen fighting for survival after election failure This sort of thing will be par for the course in a country like India in a situation of "hung" Parliament when the ruling party did not win outright, but seems unusual for Britain. Anna Soubry , a Conservative MP, said May would have to consider her position. "I can still be Prime Minister". Number 10 had earlier said: "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the p... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump offers 'support' to Theresa May after polls setback

Donald Trump offers 'support' to Theresa May after polls setback The Conservatives and the DUP, which is socially conservative and backs Brexit , are expected to work together on a vote-by-vote basis rather than enter a formal alliance. In the big book of political blunders, Theresa May's decision to hold a snap election to solidify her Brexit mandate will rank among the most memorable - and the most unnecessary. [Full Article...]

UK prime minister insists she is staying put

UK prime minister insists she is staying put The British government doesn't have long to ink a deal. "The votes aren't there now in the (House of) Commons for taking Britain out of all the economic arrangements we have with the European Union", he said. Many key positions were unchanged. "It's just how long she's going to remain on death row", former Conservative chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne , who was sacked by May when she be... [Full Article...]

N.Korea Fires Multiple Ground-to-Ship Missiles from East Coast

One mystery about the missiles: the South Korean military claims the missiles flew 124 miles, and yet the known range of the Kh-35 is only 70 nautical miles. They flew some 200 kilometers. The JCS said the South's military has beefed up surveillance and vigilance against the possibility of additional provocations , maintaining full preparedness. [Full Article...]

Talks Ongoing With UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives: Democratic Unionist Party

Talks Ongoing With UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives: Democratic Unionist Party May also reappointed an old adversary - Michael Gove, a former rival for the Conservative leadership whom May fired from the Cabinet when she took office previous year. Prime Minister Theresa May began a cabinet reshuffle which saw former Ipswich schoolboy David Gauke move from being number two at the Treasury to being Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. [Full Article...]

Wellington Management Group LLP Boosts Position in AstraZeneca plc (AZN)

Moreover, Smith Salley & Associates has 0.73% invested in the company for 136,149 shares. The SI to Shoe Carnival Incorporated's float is 5.35%. The company's stock had a trading volume of 3,861,857 shares. Marks and Spencer Group plc (M&S) is a retailer in the United Kingdom, with over 1,380 stores around the world. The company has market cap of 5.83 billion GBP. [Full Article...]

May clings to power with DUP deal as gamble backfires

Some senior Tories have made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister despite the Conservatives' losing their overall majority in Parliament. "I sought, and to be fair to the prime minister, received a categoric assurance that in talking to the DUP that there would be no suggestion of any rollback on LGBTI rights in the rest ... [Full Article...]

British PM warned over risk to Irish peace of government deal

In another sign of the dangers facing May, Sunday papers reported that Boris Johnson was either being encouraged to make a leadership bid in an effort to oust her, or actually preparing one - a claim dismissed as "tripe" by the Foreign Secretary. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's top advisers resign after UK election shock

Theresa May's top advisers resign after UK election shock The pair worked at the heart of May's administration and their departure is seen as a mark of the British Prime Minister's political fragility following her poor General Election result. He said the party's commanding lead in the polls of 20 percentage points at the start of the election period dramatically narrowed after the launch of the Conservatives' manifesto, which he said was "mean-spirited... [Full Article...]


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