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Merkel says EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

Merkel says EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

For years it seemed Britain could not get out of the European Union fast enough. The short of a majority in parliament made talks imbalanced and uncertain. Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt, who is pr...

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Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek U.S. support in city siege

Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek U.S. support in city siege

The Philippines military said the United States was providing technical assistance to end the siege of Marawi City by fighters allied to Islamic State, which is now in its third week, but it had ...

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Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government

Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government

A Downing Street spokesperson said this evening: "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a ...

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Three terror suspects arrested in east London armed raids

One, 27, is being held on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts while another, 33, has been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs. Earlier on Wednesday, another 20...

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Sinn Fein's Adams says will not take up seats in Britain's parliament

The pro-Brexit DUP , which returned 10 MPs to Westminster, has found itself kingmaker in the hung Parliament. Sinn Féin's leader Michelle O'Neill has said she is ready to resume negotiations on M...

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What we know -- and don't know -- about Jared Kushner's Russian Federation contacts

What we know -- and don't know -- about Jared Kushner's Russian Federation contacts

The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and insisted on anonymity. On Monday, news emerged that as part of those efforts, a number of White House staffers had...

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May seen fighting for survival after election failure

The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. JUNE 10 ― Despite her dramatic electoral upset, British Prime Minister Theresa May appears determined to stay in office. The...

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England beat Venezuela to win their first-ever Federation Internationale de Football Association U20 World Cup

They are highly unsafe players but England's biggest challenge may lie more in the mind - a situation that their distance from home, with few fans and media scrambling to make the 11-hour flight at ...

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Hundreds descend on Parliament to protest Theresa May's DUP deal

Hundreds descend on Parliament to protest Theresa May's DUP deal

The Conservatives won 318 House of Commons seats in Thursday's election, eight short of an outright majority. The main opposition Labour Party took 262. But the wooing of the DUP risks upsetting the p...

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House intelligence panel demands any tapes from Trump, memos from Comey

House intelligence panel demands any tapes from Trump, memos from Comey

When pressed if he would be willing to testify under oath about his version of the events, Trump answered, "100 percent". Separately, Trump's private counsel, Marc Kasowitz, indicated Friday his cli...

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Corbyn vows to force May to resign 'within a matter of days'

Then, after midnight, Downing Street responded, saying: "The Prime Minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising a confidence and supply deal when Parliament returns next week". There...

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British PM May's statement in Downing Street

British PM May's statement in Downing Street

After calling a General Election to "strengthen her hand" ahead of Brexit negotiations , May's Conservative party have wound up with eight fewer seats and with those European Union talks loom...

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Puerto Rico votes on possible statehood

Many expect statehood supporters to crowd voting centers because thr. On an island with half the population in poverty, many are seeing their saving accounts wiped out, with thousands of dollars in ...

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French Overseas Territories Kick Off Voting In Parliamentary Poll

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has openly expressed his support for Habib, making a video in May in which he praised the French lawmaker in French and Hebrew. Their strategy has been to urg...

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May working to fill out ranks of minority government after disappointing election

The Tories have said they will form a government with the support of the DUP. "They want to send this country back 50 years but I want us to go forward into the future not backwards". She needs ...

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The Trump-Comey He Said-He Said Is Now Officially On

Comey repeatedly refused to say in the Senate hearing Thursday whether he thought Trump had obstructed justice. But Donald Trump Jr, the president's eldest son, seemed to confirm Comey's version...

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US Special Forces Join Fight Against ISIS in Southern Philippines

US Special Forces Join Fight Against ISIS in Southern Philippines

A ferocious FA50 airstrike on the center of Marawi City . "We believe the enemy has strong defensive positions", he said. Friday's battle is the biggest one-day loss experienced by the Philippine...

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United Kingdom polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

Britain's Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May , accompanied by her husband Philip, delivers a statement outside 10 Downing Street in central London on June 9, 2017 as...

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United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put

Questioned if he was in it for the long-term, the 68-year-old Labour leader quipped: "Look at me, I've got youth on my side". "I think we'll know very shortly". Mr Osborne, who was sacked by Mrs May...

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Sessions agrees to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Sessions agrees to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Following Sessions's decision distance himself from the probe, US media reported that both the US Congress and Federal Bureau of Investigation were looking into whether Sessions and Kislyak met at Tru...

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Ireland's EU commissioner sees softer Brexit after UK poll - newspaper

We have completed the guidelines, the framework", Merkel said Friday in Mexico City. "I think [Theresa May] set out a very good case on what we now need to do immediately on Brexit and I think it ma...

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Turnbull to push parole plan at COAG

Monday's incident "underlines the need for us to be constantly vigilant, never to be deterred, always defiant, in the face of Islamist terrorism", he said. Police did not regard the Islamic State grou...

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Israeli protesters call for end to 50-year occupation of Palestine

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to "preserve" and "strengthen" Israel's settlement enterprise during a Wednesday ceremony at the Israeli Knesset to mark the Gregorian calendar's 50th anniver...

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Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up

Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up

Qatar's foreign minister fired back that there was "no clarity" in such accusations, speaking in an interview with RT Arabic in Moscow after emerging from talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei ...

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Will Comey's testimony take Trump down?

Comey testified that while he was FBI director, Trump was not under investigation by the FBI - not in a criminal investigation, and not in a counter-intelligence investigation, which, in Comey'...

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British PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

With just 10 members of Parliament, the DUP doesn't wield much power on its own - but those seats, if they vote with May's party, have the power to push the Conservatives over the threshold to a funct...

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Jeremy Corbyn: 'I can still be prime minister'

Joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill formed part of May's small inner circle and were blamed by many Conservatives for the party's lackluster campaign and unpopular election platfor...

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Defense grills accuser at Cosby sex assault trial

She managed the women's basketball team at Temple while he was a high-profile trustee. "You called him on Valentine's Day ", Agrusa said. Before Tuesday, Ms Constand had never spoken about Mr C...

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Iran sends planes of food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Qatar strongly rejects the allegations and has said it is open to talks on ending the dispute, which also saw the three Gulf states order all Qatari citizens out of their countries within 14 days. "Pa...

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Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar: airline

Bahrain , Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates said they sanctioned the groups and individuals because of "the continuous and ongoing violations of the authorities in Doha of Qatar's c...

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