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British PM under fresh pressure as top aides quit

British PM under fresh pressure as top aides quit

He said the Conservatives' failure to win was not due to a lack of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but due to an "unexpected surge" of support for Labour. She said Brexit talks would b...

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Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill quit on Saturday following sustained criticism within the party of the campaign. Two of British Prime Minister Theresa May's chiefs of staff have resig...

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Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May

Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May

Earlier on Saturday May lost her two closest aides. Numerous key cabinet posts have already been declared as unchanged from the previous government , including Philip Hammond as Chancellor of the E...

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Deadly airstrike hits al-Shabaab in Somalia as USA mission there intensifies

Deadly airstrike hits al-Shabaab in Somalia as USA mission there intensifies

The outpost was described by a military official as a mid-level operation, not a high value target. Since being pushed out of the capital Mogadishu in 2011, al Shabaab has lost control of most of ...

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Sessions to face grilling over alleged Russian meddling in U.S. election

Sessions to face grilling over alleged Russian meddling in U.S. election

In a letter to Senator Richard Shelby on Saturday, Sessions has written that his decision to appear comes in light of last week's testimony by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James...

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UK election: Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

UK election: Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

A buoyant Jeremy Corbyn, however, says in an interview with the Sunday Mirror: "I can still be Prime Minister". "You've got to be neutral", he said. "I sought, and to be fair to the prime minister...

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Snap polls fallout: Theresa May's closest advisers resign

Snap polls fallout: Theresa May's closest advisers resign

The other under-fire aide, Fiona Hill, has also resigned. Timothy, who was only appointed to the role last July, said in his resignation statement that he accepted the part he played in the result...

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Investigators request Trump/Comey tapes - if they exist

During Comey's testimony, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation head painted a clear picture of Trump as a remarkably dishonest man without an ethical bone in his body. Trump, of course, has hi...

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Tillerson, Pentagon Say Qatar Blockade 'Hindering' ISIS War

Mr. Trump on Friday accused Qatar of being a "high level" sponsor of terrorism. I decided. the time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding'. The crisis has thrust the USA into a delicate posit...

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Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Larijani also criticised a Wednesday decision by the US Senate to move forward on a new set of sanctions against Iran, including its elite Revolutionary Guards, a move that came on the same day as the...

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The rocky road of minority government

The rocky road of minority government

Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) will reportedly back Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in forming a government after an inconclusive election result . Britain has b...

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United Kingdom election disaster sees PM fight to stay

United Kingdom election disaster sees PM fight to stay

Theresa May's two closest advisers have quit after the Conservatives' failure to win the general election . Some senior Tories have made the removal of Ms Hill and Mr Timothy a condition for conti...

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British leader reaches tentative deal to shore up rule

It was a bid to shore up her majority in Parliament. At the same time the hashtag #WorstPrimeMinisterInHistory trended on Twitter. The petition echoed some of the slogans at a leftist demonstr...

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For Trump, a prosecution of Comey would be a disaster

Asked on Friday if he would be willing to go under oath to give his version of his interactions with Comey , Trump replied, "100 per cent". Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff asked the White House to def...

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No independence referendum 'anytime soon', says Ruth Davidson

No independence referendum 'anytime soon', says Ruth Davidson

Parliament will oppose all further welfare cuts, support a rise in the top rate of income tax and no decrease in corporation tax. Stating that: "Too much is at stake for Brexit to be imposed on ...

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Jeremy Corbyn predicts another general election this year

Jeremy Corbyn predicts another general election this year

The party had previously confirmed they were prepared to form a coalition government, as the Independent reports . Johnson previously had his eyes on the top job in 2016, but stepped aside after hi...

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Turkish president Erdogan approves troops to Qatar

Qatar dismissed the latest move by its neighbours, saying it "reinforces baseless allegations that hold no foundation in fact". Along with Qataris, many on the list are individuals and groups from E...

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Election results 2017: The Democratic Unionist Party

The details of the agreement "will be put forward for discussion and agreement" at a cabinet meeting on Monday, a day before the new parliament meets, the spokesman said. A former minister, Ed Vaizey,...

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Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack

Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack

President Trump has made clear since the campaign that he does not like Iran, and spent much of his recent trip to the Middle East pushing hostility toward Iran, as well as portraying Iran as being to...

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Rafael Nadal v Stan Wawrinka - player profiles

Rafael Nadal v Stan Wawrinka - player profiles

As for Wawrinka , the Swiss had just dropped two sets so far which came in the semi-finals against Andy Murray and if there is anyone who can stop Nadal from winning his 10th French Open title,...

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'Mastermind' of Tehran terrorist attacks killed by Iranian security forces

Iran has arrested nearly 50 people in connection with a twin attack on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said, as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected mili...

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Fact check: Trump tweets he was 'vindicated' by Comey testimony - not quite

U.S. President Donald Trump called James Comey a "leaker" on Friday, the day after his former FBI director accused him in congressional testimony of trying to quash an investigation and lying. L...

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Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

Niger said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab countries that have cut ties with Doha over allegations it sponsors Islamist militants and Iran. The port of Da...

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'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

DUP sources told the paper its list of demands would be similar to its 2015 "Northern Ireland " plan, when the party laid out its price for supporting either a minority Tory or Labour administration,...

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British Prime Minister Theresa May's Top 2 Aides Quit

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Top 2 Aides Quit

Timothy and Hill had worked for May when she was interior minister, before she became prime minister in July a year ago in the chaotic days that followed the Brexit vote, and their influence had inc...

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GOP shrugs off Comey revelations, sticks with Trump

Yet Trump's own track record - as president, a candidate and private citizen - make the questions about the veracity of his own words impossible for the White House to avoid. "Although the law require...

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Iran arrests seven people over Tehran attacks

Five attackers stormed Iran's parliament and a shrine to revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday, setting off clashes with security forces and killing at least 17 people. T...

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N.Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

N.Ireland's DUP says talks ongoing with PM May's Conservatives

With media asking questions about whether May could remain at Downing Street after her electoral humiliation, ministers said now was not the time for the further uncertainty that a party leadership co...

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UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

UK's Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new election this year or next

The DUP won 10 seats. The unexpected election result appears to have seen a boost in popularity for Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour party. The strength of any deal looks set to be tested when t...

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Sessions to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

He will appear before the committee on Tuesday days after FBI's former director James Comey , in a testimony, accused Trump of trying to block a probe into ties between former national security advis...

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