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The future is Orange, declares DUP as Tory deal edges closer

The future is Orange, declares DUP as Tory deal edges closer John Major has urged Theresa May to pull out of a deal for the Democratic Unionist Party to prop her up in power, warning it risks a return of violence in Northern Ireland. "We need a good, clean exit which minimizes disruption and maximizes opportunity", Baker wrote on Twitter. Ms Davidson also signalled that other parties could be more involved in negotiations. [Full Article...]

DMK moves Madras HC, seeks CBI probe of AIADMK MLAs

DMK moves Madras HC, seeks CBI probe of AIADMK MLAs The voice was a trick of "mimicry, dubbed, fake voice", he said, adding that the TV footage related to "some old event, maybe three months back, which I don't remember". The Opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu moved the Madras High Court seeking a CBI probe into the allegations made by two AIADMK legislators that huge money was offered to MLAs to support V K Sasikala group during their stay at Koovat... [Full Article...]

Tory and DUP deal must be opposed, says Gerry Adams

Tory and DUP deal must be opposed, says Gerry Adams May showed she could poke fun at herself by congratulating John Bercow, who has been re-elected as Speaker of the House. British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative Party failed to win a parliamentary majority in Britain's snap election last week, leaving the country with what's known as a "hung parliament". [Full Article...]

Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller

So as deputy attorney general, Rosenstein would have the power to remove Mueller from his position - as long as he had a good reason to do that and put it in writing. Could Rosenstein's job also be in jeopardy? "No, senator, it is not a disqualification", Rosenstein said. The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee says Congress would not sit still if President Donald Trump m... [Full Article...]

Hungary Tightens Rules on Foreign-Funded NGOs, Defying EU

Hungary Tightens Rules on Foreign-Funded NGOs, Defying EU Hungary defied the European Union and human rights groups on Tuesday by approving strict new rules for non-governmental organizations with foreign funding that further escalates Budapest's conflict with billionaire philanthropist George Soros . [Full Article...]

British cabinet discussed DUP talks

British cabinet discussed DUP talks The leader of Northern Ireland's DUP, Arlene Foster , arrived in Downing Street on Tuesday for talks with May. "She said, 'I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who is going to get us out of it, '" one Conservative lawmaker said after the meeting. [Full Article...]

Qatar keep hopes alive after defeating South Korea

Qatar keep hopes alive after defeating South Korea They sit second, only one point ahead of Uzbekistan in third, with a crunch match at home to front-runners Iran next on August 30. Tottenham have been left to sweat on the fitness of Son Heung-min ahead of the new season after the forward suffered a suspected broken arm whilst away on global duty. [Full Article...]

North Korea releases American student Otto Warmbier

North Korea releases American student Otto Warmbier US officials learned of Warmbier's medical condition last week during a meeting with a North Korean official, and by Monday, a USA delegation including a medical team had arrived in Pyongyang to bring him home, according to an account provided by the State Department. [Full Article...]

On trump sued for violation of the Constitution

What do you think of the attorney generals' lawsuit? "The president's conflict of interests threaten our country", Frosh said . As the Senate investigates Russia's interference into the 2016 presidential election the president is now facing fire from the D.C. [Full Article...]

Trump's Continued Search For New FBI Chief Is A Huge Mess

The senators will likely hone in on discussions between Comey and President Donald Trump about the Russian Federation investigation, and whether the president improperly sought Comey's loyalty. The White House has left open the question of whether Trump would intercede in order to scuttle Comey's testimony. The President has written about three separate conversations he had with Comey abou... [Full Article...]

Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea Tuesday

Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea Tuesday Yun then met last week with the North Korean ambassador at the U.N.in NY. Yun was then dispatched to North Korea and visited Warmbier with two doctors on Monday, and demanded his release on humanitarian grounds. Basketball legend Dennis Rodman landed in North Korea on Tuesday, amid speculation he could serve as a backdoor negotiator between the US and the reclusive nation. [Full Article...]

Cosby jury wants to review lawsuit testimony

Cosby , 79, is charged with three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault, each of which carries a possible prison sentence of from five to 10 years. McMonagle offered a narrative in which Constand had a consensual encounter and was not planning on making a charge - indeed, she had been contacting Cosby , the attorney said, to continue their relationship. [Full Article...]

Attorney General Sessions' Opening Statement To Senate Panel, Annotated

Attorney General Sessions' Opening Statement To Senate Panel, Annotated Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee had plenty of questions for Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday, but few were answered. Days after he fired Comey, Trump indicated in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt that he chose to fire Comey in part because of the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with members... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions Pushes Back On Suggestions Of Collusion

Jeff Sessions Pushes Back On Suggestions Of Collusion The former Senator from Alabama said his alleged involvement in inappropriate dealings with the Russians was a " lie ". But: When Comey brought it up the next day, Sessions said he agreed it wasn't a good idea to be alone with the president. [Full Article...]

Why is Dennis Rodman Back in North Korea?

Why is Dennis Rodman Back in North Korea? Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in a written statement to the U.S. House Armed Services Committee on Monday. An US national, who was jailed in North Korea, has been released, media reports said on Tuesday. Rodman appeared on two seasons of Trump's Celebrity Apprentice TV show. North Korea has been testing a range of missiles in recent weeks and continuing with its rapid development... [Full Article...]

Huge fire engulfs west London tower block

Huge fire engulfs west London tower block London Mayor Sadiq Khan said it was a "major incident" on Twitter. At least 200 firefighters in 40 engines are battling the blaze. Metropolitan Police in London say they're continuing to evacuate people from a massive apartment fire in west London. [Full Article...]

Mattis blames Congress for poor state of US combat readiness

It has been four months since Army General John Nicholson, who leads U.S. and worldwide forces in Afghanistan, said he needed "a few thousand" additional forces, some potentially drawn from USA allies. Those forces are expected to be largely comprised of trainers to support Afghan forces, as well as air crews. This sets the stage for United States commanders to begin sending more forces to Afgha... [Full Article...]

UK's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

UK's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess' May vowed to stay on despite the poor results, and on Sunday unveiled a largely unchanged new cabinet, which met for the first time on Monday. It's "utterly improbable" that the different sides would agree, he wrote in the Daily Telegraph, but "there is little downside to trying, and there is the major upside of recognizing that the political world has changed". [Full Article...]

Sessions defiant in Senate panel testimony

Sessions defiant in Senate panel testimony The 2:30 p.m hearing will be the first time that Sessions is questioned by lawmakers since January when he testified during his confirmation hearing that he did not communicate with any Russian officials during the presidential campaign , when Sessions acted as an adviser to Trump . [Full Article...]

Senators Accuse Sessions Of 'Stonewalling' On Russia Inquiry

Sessions will likely be asked whether he played a role in Trump's surprise decision to fire FBI Director James Comey last month - a move that caused Trump's critics to charge that he was trying to interfere with a criminal investigation. "I think if I had had a meeting with Ambassador Kislyak, or three for that matter, I would go the extra mile to make sure that every time I connected with him I... [Full Article...]


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