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Theresa May heads to Buckingham Palace to seek minority government

Theresa May heads to Buckingham Palace to seek minority government May's weakened position in the party rules out big changes to the Cabinet lineup. However, pressure is growing among Tory MPs for the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, to challenge May for the leadership. At the same time Ruth Davidson, leader of the Conservatives in Scotland - where the party reversed the trend in England and gained MPs - has called for a new approach building cross-party suppo... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson could be our next Prime Minister, claim reports

Boris Johnson could be our next Prime Minister, claim reports Taoiseach Enda Kenny expressed concern that London's neutrality would be compromised in a phone call with Theresa May . As rumours swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. The Sun newspaper said senior members of the party had vowed to get rid of May, but would wait at least six months because they feared a leadership contest could propel the La... [Full Article...]

UK Leader Theresa May Makes DUP Deal, Plans To Form Government

UK Leader Theresa May Makes DUP Deal, Plans To Form Government The opposition Labour Party , which did not secure anywhere near enough seats to form a government even with the support of smaller parties, has said it could still seize power. "The most important thing is Brexit - because the clock is already ticking", he said. While the parties are closely aligned they differ on issues such as pensions and the details of Britain's exit from the European U... [Full Article...]

Sunday sizzler: Air quality alert issued

Sunday sizzler: Air quality alert issued Maine's Total Weather is calling Sunday a Total Weather Alert Day due to the heat and air quality. Those included in the sensitive groups will want to limit their outdoor time while Code Orange Air Quality Alerts are in effect. "Breathing ozone can trigger a variety of health problems, particularly for children, the elderly, and people of all ages who have lung diseases such as asthma. [Full Article...]

General election 2017: chastened Theresa May to name her team

General election 2017: chastened Theresa May to name her team JEREMY CORBYN , Leader, Labour Party: It was her campaign, it was her decision to call the election , it was her name out there, and she was saying she was doing it to bring about strong and stable government. "It would be very foolish for anyone to want to stand down in the Labour Party tonight after this result". European leaders grappled with the question: what next? "With a weak negotia... [Full Article...]

Britain's May sticks by top ministers after election saps authority

Britain's May sticks by top ministers after election saps authority Mr Gove's return as Environment Secretary sees the lead Brexiteer repaid for loyalty since his demise in the last Tory leadership contest. May shrugged off suggestions her days in Downing St. May's room for maneuver has been eroded by the election drubbing which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament, and she has kept many ministers in their jobs. [Full Article...]

Watch the Xbox E3 2017 Briefing live stream

The new console contains the fastest processor chip ever used in a games console, Xbox said , and will offer "true" 4K gaming to users. Another game, another E3 leak! He's been a journalist and host and generally well-known person in the gaming industry, but he's never been known for leaking console information, though I don't doubt he's in a position to pick up intel like this. [Full Article...]

Ireland's prime minister warns Theresa May over deal with DUP

It comes as the DUP continue to negotiate with the Conservative Party about forming a minority government, with further talks to take place this week. Northern Ireland has been without an Assembly and Executive for the past three months, following the collapse of power-sharing over a bitter row between the DUP and Sinn Féin. [Full Article...]

Rodrigo Duterte denies ever asking US for help to fight IS militants

Coupled with the aerial bombings of Marawi City , it now appears that the "cure" provided by the Duterte regime has become worse than the "disease" of the ISIS-inspired terrorist acts by the Maute Group/ASG. "It was not the spread of ISIS in Iraq and Syria that fuelled ISIS cells in the Philippines, but the collapse of the peace process", said Mr Abuza, the National War College professor. [Full Article...]

Iran sends five planes with food for Qatar

Iran sends five planes with food for Qatar French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to boost France's diplomatic profile in the Middle East and reconcile tensions between Qatar and its neighbors over allegations Qatar funds Islamic extremists. Qatar is highly dependent on imports for its needs. A statement said: "Qatar Petroleum... is conducting business as usual throughout all its upstream, midstream and downstream businesses and oper... [Full Article...]

Can LeBron's Cavs Come Back From Another 3-1 Finals Deficit?

Irving (7 of 12), Kevin Love (6 of 8) and J.R. Smith (5 of 9) were all hot from 3-point range in the stunning turnaround. "First three games we were being too nice, helping guys up off the floor, smiling, I didn't like that", Lue said Sunday . [Full Article...]

DUP denies it has made a deal with Theresa May

Several newspapers said Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was being urged by supporters to launch a leadership challenge, but he dismissed the reports as "tripe" . Downing Street said the Northern Ireland party had given an "outline agreement" approval in principle, throwing a lifeline to the Tories, but the DUP responded by saying talks were "ongoing". [Full Article...]

Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

He now has three championships. "I never thought about it", said Bobby Orr, on an NBC round-table that included Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux , Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews. Ellis played the game in obvious pain, but ultimately made a decision to play because he didn't want to watch a possible deciding game from the sidelines. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump urges Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

Donald Trump urges Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban The 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Virginia ruled May 25 that the president's executive order is likely unconstitutional, because it's based on religious discrimination. The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals heard arguments on May 15 on the government's efforts to lift that stay. That means, if the court allows the ban to go into effect, the final decision would be issued long after the 90... [Full Article...]

May's fate as Prime Minister hangs in the balance

May's fate as Prime Minister hangs in the balance Queen Elizabeth will deliver the " Queen's Speech ", setting out the government's plans for the new parliamentary session. If neither party can command a majority in parliament for their Queen's Speech, it is likely a fresh election would be called. [Full Article...]

Anti-LGBT DUP agrees to alliance with Theresa May's Conservatives

Anti-LGBT DUP agrees to alliance with Theresa May's Conservatives Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves a polling station after casting his vote in north London on June 8, 2017, as Britain holds a general election. "This is not the time for sharks to be circling". Some say her failure means the government must now take a more flexible approach to the divorce. I know that Mrs May is desperate to find some way to cling on to power... [Full Article...]

Melbourne attack an act of terrorism, Australian police say

He forced her to call Channel Seven news in Melbourne during the stand-off with police, then said: "This is for IS ( Islamic State )". Victoria police confirmed on Tuesday morning they were treating the siege as an act of terrorism . [Full Article...]

SNP pledges to scrap LISA and keep triple lock

A projection by the Electoral Calculus website suggested this would translate into 50 seats for the SNP, with the Tories up six to seven, and Labour and LibDems stuck on one each. The IFS said the SNP planned "to go further than Labour in reversing planned benefit cuts - ending the cash-terms freeze to working-age benefits and revoking restrictions on tax credits and universal credit to the ... [Full Article...]

Britain's May vows to stay on despite election blow

Britain's May vows to stay on despite election blow The Conservatives are hoping to partner in some sort of coalition with Northern Ireland's DUP, taking them to 328 seats, a reduced majority from before the election but one which would allow May to form a government . The shock election result and the prospect that the European Union will now be negotiating with a shaky British government cast dark clouds over the Brexit negotiations. [Full Article...]

Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government-May

The distraction of ongoing negotiations in London and the strength of the vote for each party in Thursday's election will do little to encourage compromise, according to political analysts. The pound hit an eight-week low against the dollar and its lowest levels in seven months versus the euro. Senior party figures have cautioned against any immediate leadership challenge, saying it would caus... [Full Article...]


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