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Sinn Fein leader says DUP-Tory deal will 'end in tears'

The overall result may seem to be a damp squib - Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party was unable to achieve an overall majority in parliament. The Kensington-based nursery worker said: 'I d...

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Puerto Rican Voters: Statehood Is 'Our Only Hope'

An island-wide referendum on Sunday favored statehood in a 97 percent landslide, though voter turnout reached just 23 percent as opponents of Governor Ricardo Rossello's push to become a state boycot...

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Thousands of Navalny supporters protest across Russia

Navalny, who is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Putin in a presidential election next year, had called for mass protests in Moscow and other cities against what he says is a corrupt system of r...

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In Testimony Over Russian Probe, Comey Accuses Trump of Lying

Chances that Republicans themselves would initiate or even consider impeachment proceedings were zero, and that will change only if the Justice Department special counsel on the case, Robert Mueller ...

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Macron's party headed for landslide victory in French parliamentary polls

FN vice-president Florian Philippot admitted to "disappointment" and called on voters to "mobilise massively" for the June 18 second round. Voter turnout, however, hit a record low , as an estima...

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May seeks deal with Northern Irish party to cling to power

May held talks Friday with Arlene Foster, leader of the DUP, ahead of making the short auto journey to Buckingham Palace to outline her plan to Queen Elizabeth. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he c...

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UK Elections: Theresa May to form coalition govt with support of DUP

UK Elections: Theresa May to form coalition govt with support of DUP

No 10 had earlier said the DUP had agreed the principles of a deal and it would be discussed at a cabinet meeting on Monday. Without a clear alternative, the parties would be expected to hold di...

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Presidential spokesman says Israel destroys any chance of peace

Presidential spokesman says Israel destroys any chance of peace

The military conflict began when Israel on June 5 launched a sudden pre-emptive airstrike that destroyed nearly all of the Egyptian air force on the ground. "Israel is stubborn and just wants to take ...

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DUP deal threatens Northern Ireland peace, says former negotiator

The Conservatives won 318 House of Commons seats in Thursday's election, eight short of an outright majority. Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , fresh from his party's strong showing, con...

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Kuwait: Qatar ready to heal Gulf rift

But the visit came after Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told The Associated Press that Qatar has "chosen to ride the tiger of extremism and terrorism" and now needed to ...

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Qatar Says Gulf Citizens Can Remain Amid Bitter Diplomatic Dispute With Neighbors

Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar , Iran's national carrier told AFP on Sunday, days after Gulf countries cut off air and other transport links to the emirate. "I think it is about an or...

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Trump can't stop Comey with executive privilege

Last month, the New York Times reported that Comey wrote a February memo alleging Trump asked him to shut down the FBI investigation into Flynn's ties to Russian Federation. On top of all of this...

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Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM

One of the main Leave campaigners during the UK's 2016 Brexit campaign, Johnson was widely expected to stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party, and the prime ministership, after former ...

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US' Tillerson urges Saudi allies to ease Qatar blockade

He said blockade had caused "unintended" consequences, and was "hindering United States military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS ", referring to ISIL. The hack, which USA official...

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England beats Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup

The only goal of the match, played at the Suwon World Cup Stadium here, carried the signature of Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin 34 minutes into the game. Meanwhile, Wuilker Farinez has ma...

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OPEC output cuts to last five years, Saudi Arabia says

Crude prices fell about 4 per cent last week after USA data showed a surprise 3. 3 million barrel rise in crude inventories to 513.2 million barrels. Total volume traded was about 8% above the 100-da...

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Conservatives hang on to minority in United Kingdom election

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster said that "we have made good progress but the discussions continue". The draft " confidence and supply " agreement specifies that the socially cons...

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Opinion analysis: Court rejects gender-based distinctions in citizenship laws

Opinion analysis: Court rejects gender-based distinctions in citizenship laws

Ginsburg, known for her work on gender equality before she became a jurist, wrote for the court that in light of the Supreme Court's various rulings regarding the equal protection guarantee since 1971...

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US top court won't expand debt-collection abuse law in Santander case

US top court won't expand debt-collection abuse law in Santander case

The Supreme Court explained that the law applies only to companies that collect money on behalf of others, not businesses like Santander that collect debt bought from other companies after it fell i...

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Puerto Ricans skeptical of change after vote for statehood

Many believe the island's territorial status has contributed to its 10-year economic recession, which has prompted almost half a million Puerto Ricans to flee to the US mainland and was largely spark...

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Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on June 10 that Ankara hopes the rift between the "Muslim countries" would end "through peaceful dialogue before the religious holiday", referring to E...

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Italy steamroll lowly Liechtenstein 5-0 in World Cup qualifier

Italy steamroll lowly Liechtenstein 5-0 in World Cup qualifier

Goals from Lorenzo Insigne , Andrea Belotti , Eder , Federico Bernardeschi and Manolo Gabbiadini sealed a comfortable win for the hosts in Udine, although they remain second in the standings co...

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Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Arrested

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Arrested

One of the groups participating in the Moscow rally, which is over government plans to demolish Soviet-era apartment blocks in the city, said it would hold its protest on Sakharova Avenue as planned...

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Trump's environment official skipping much of G7 summit

Trump's environment official skipping much of G7 summit

The U.S. did, however, promise to continue efforts to reduce pollution and promote energy efficiency, and Mr. Pruitt rejected the idea that the Paris pact is the only way forward. "This is not just ...

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2-magnitude earthquake shakes Turkey, Greece; 10 injured

Spyros Galinos says the woman was found in the southern village of Vrisa, which was badly affected by Monday's natural disaster. "The street is full of plaster". There were no reports of injuries am...

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Illinois Dem's COVFEFE Act would archive Trump's tweets as public documents

Illinois Dem's COVFEFE Act would archive Trump's tweets as public documents

Officially he's calling it the Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement , or COVFEFE, Act . Essentially, the bill alters the existing Presidential Records Act to ensure a...

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NSA leak suspect victor remains in local custody in Georgia

NSA leak suspect victor remains in local custody in Georgia

Prosecutors successfully argued Thursday that 25-year-old Reality Winner might possess more stolen government secrets and that she might be a flight risk if released on bond. She is being held in th...

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Penguins beat Nashville to take home Stanley Cup

Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Like in the past season, the series was finished af...

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Dublin warns May over pact with Northern Irish party

As such, he said, it was important to have enough police to be able to send the "bobby" out on the beat to get to know the community. A deal between the government and the DUP could also unsettle th...

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India Slams Trump's Charges it Signed Paris Climate Deal for Money

The 2015 pact, signed by 195 countries, seeks to fight global warming by preventing the Earth from heating up by 1.8 degrees between now and 2100 by limiting the amount of greenhouses gases levels tha...

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