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Modi visit to US: Talks with Trump on June 26

Modi visit to US: Talks with Trump on June 26 Modi and Trump have spoken over phone for at least three times. Modi's flagship "Make In India" policy, created to reboot local manufacturing and ramp up exports in tandem with foreign investors, could also run aground on Trump's " America first " instincts. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom election result: Theresa May to form government with DUP backing

United Kingdom election result: Theresa May to form government with DUP backing They have been replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former government minister who lost his seat in the election. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , riding a wave of acclaim for his party's unexpectedly strong showing, called on May to resign. The DUP confirmed to Sky News that it has not yet agreed to back the Tories on a "confidence and supply basis" - but talks are continuing. "Absolutely", Mr Corb... [Full Article...]

Congress to launch commemorative edition of National Herald today

Congress to launch commemorative edition of National Herald today Speaking at the event, the Congress vice president took on the Bharatiya Janata Party government saying that the "power of truth" has been replaced by the " truth of power ". He said the National Herald website, launched eight months ago, was being upgraded and would be fully operational later this month. The newspaper was in controversy after BJP leader Subramanian Swamy accused Sonia Ga... [Full Article...]

May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism

May's top 2 aides quit after election criticism May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , announced on Saturday that they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. Both stepped down amid calls for the Prime Minister to sack them or face a leadership challenge on Monday. Though he defended himself on the issue of elderly care, saying it was "the subject of many months of work" among many people in the party. [Full Article...]

Pakistan confirms Chinese couple killed after IS claim

Lee Zing Yang , 24, and Meng Li Si, 26, were taken by gunmen from the southwestern city of Quetta last month. It did not say what kind of preachers they were, nor did it say if the Korean was from North Korea or South Korea. On the security of Chinese nationals present inside the country, the minister said that ensuring the security of foreign nationals is a shared responsibility. [Full Article...]

Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations - Merkel

Earlier, Downing Street had said a preliminary agreement had already been secured. He may have gotten an unwitting 11th-hour boost from Trump, who responded to a terrorist attack in London by launching a Twitter assault on the city's popular Labour Party mayor. [Full Article...]

May seeks deal with Northern Irish party to cling to power

British Prime Minister Theresa May's closest advisers Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have resigned following the Conservatives' loss in the snap general elections held on Thursday. He said the Brexit content of that amendment would be about negotiating as quickly as possible a "jobs-first Brexit". The DUP is similar to the "religious right" in the United States and takes a hard-line stance on soc... [Full Article...]

Missouri lawmakers return for special session on abortion

Missouri lawmakers return for special session on abortion Greitens was asked about rumors he might call two or three more special session to get other items on his agenda through the legislature. Both Nasheed and Franks are predicting Republicans in the state legislature might not be so cooperative with the governor during this special session. [Full Article...]

British Prime Minister seen fighting for survival after election failure

British Prime Minister seen fighting for survival after election failure There was also British-Nigerian Chi Onwurah, who was elected for Newcastle, the first general election constituency to declare Thursday night. Confident of a sweeping victory, Mrs May had called the snap election to strengthen her hand in the European Union divorce talks. [Full Article...]

Saudi and Bahrain welcome Donald Trump's scolding of Qatar

Saudi and Bahrain welcome Donald Trump's scolding of Qatar Bahrain and Egypt cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar over alleged support of terrorism. "The emir of Qatar has made progress in halting financial support and expelling terrorist elements from his country, but he must do more and he must do it more quickly", Tillerson said. [Full Article...]

Theresa May forms a Government to delver BREXIT

May said outside Downing Street after returning from Buckingham Palace, where she received the Queen's permission to form a government, though the Conservatives lost at least 12 seats. The humiliating result has heaped pressure on May to resign, but she says she will stay and lead Britain during exit talks with the European Union. [Full Article...]

E3 2017: Microsoft Formally Announces Forza 7

To celebrate, the conference was also used to show showcase Porsche's all-new 911 GT 2 RS, which will playable in-game. Gamers will be able to get behind the wheel of more than 700 cars, enjoying 4K resolution (at 60 frames per second) on the upcoming Xbox One X console. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump offers support to Theresa May after polls setback

Donald Trump offers support to Theresa May after polls setback May is seeking permission from Queen Elizabeth II to form a government despite losing the majority . That's odd, because surely one of the most noteworthy aspects of the election was the surprisingly strong showing of the Labour Party under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn . [Full Article...]

US breaks with G7 on climate, development banks: statement

US breaks with G7 on climate, development banks: statement Scott Pruitt heads the Environmental Protection Agency for Donald Trump who recently announced the U.S. is withdrawing from the Paris climate deal. Converting to a circular economy is "a truly irreversible process" and the circular economy is no longer just environmental policy but economic policy as well, Italian Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti said Sunday. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's DUP deal: Hundreds of thousands back call to block agreement

Theresa May's DUP deal: Hundreds of thousands back call to block agreement It will be more hard for a Conservative government to walk away from the European Union without a trade deal, as May has threatened to do. The DUP is a socially conservative group that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage and had links to Protestant paramilitary groups during Ireland's sectarian "Troubles". [Full Article...]

Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections

Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections May said Barwell would help her "reflect on the election and why it did not deliver the result I hoped for". May, leaving her eight seats short of the 326-seat mark for an overall majority. Read: U.K. election: So what is a hung parliament? Tim Farron, the current leader, retained his seat with only a narrow majority. Anna Soubry, a Conservative MP, said May would have to consider her positio... [Full Article...]

Europe must step up as diplomatic player: Merkel

Europe must step up as diplomatic player: Merkel Sanders said in a dpa interview conducted ahead of his German book launch in Berlin on Wednesday. Trump also purportedly criticized the German auto industry during his meeting with European Union officials. "This takes nothing away from the importance of our trans-Atlantic ties and our alliance with the United States". This earned Trump a sharp from the foreign minister of Germany, S... [Full Article...]

How long can Britain's May cling to power?

How long can Britain's May cling to power? Labour , the main opposition party, won 262.Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he could still be prime minister, although his party has no obvious way to build a majority coalition. May's party won 318 seats, 12 fewer than it had before the snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. What is the Labour Party saying? He said: "I try to represent the whole constituen... [Full Article...]

Theresa May: A dead woman walking?

Theresa May: A dead woman walking? Downing St. says the Cabinet will discuss the agreement Monday. Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed ministers to her shaky government Sunday, as some Conservative colleagues rallied to support her - and others said her days were numbered after last week's disastrous election. [Full Article...]

House Intelligence Committee Asks White House Counsel if Trump/Comey Recordings Exist

Comey testified that even though Trump's words were not "an order", he nevertheless "took it as a direction". Trump also retweeted a comment from attorney Alan Dershowitz, who had written: "We should stop talking about obstruction of justice . [Full Article...]


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