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British PM's days numbered as top aides quit?

British PM's days numbered as top aides quit?

Q: What happens if no party is able to form a government? She said they had had "very good discussions" in Belfast on Saturday with Conservative chief whip Gavin Williamson, but declined to be dra...

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"Hard Brexit" plan is dead in the water - Scotland's Sturgeon

Sturgeon's party, which almost swept the board in Scotland two years ago, lost heavyweights to a Conservative Party reinvigorated by Scottish leader Ruth Davidson . Although the Nationalists rema...

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Over 200 detained in Russian anti-corruption protests

Over 200 detained in Russian anti-corruption protests

Russia's top opposition figure and presidential candidate Alexei Navalny addresses his campaign volunteers during their meeting in Tver (some 150 km from Moscow ), on May 29, 2017.br / A line of s...

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Navalny held as thousands protest Putin

Navalny held as thousands protest Putin

Petersburg, where protesters chanted "shame" during a rally at the Field of Mars park. The re-enactors watched the rally before riot police broke up the crowd and randomly seized the protesters. Pol...

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

Sanders congratulated Corbyn for running "a very positive and effective campaign" and said that in both the United Kingdom and US people want governments "that represent all the people, not just the...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel

But will the hearing be open or closed? While the Senate Intelligence Committee has received most of the publicity of late on the Russian Federation probe, the House Intelligence Committee has also ...

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New poll finds Labour has six-point lead over Conservatives

Instead, voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority. She has called for a closer relationship with the European Union after Brexit. He acknowledged that the government would...

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May returns foe in bid to unite party

May returns foe in bid to unite party

May called the general election three years earlier than required by law, with the aim of sweeping an even greater majority for her party before Brexit talks in just eight days to take the country...

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Who are the Northern Ireland Unionists, the UK's new kingmakers?

Who are the Northern Ireland Unionists, the UK's new kingmakers?

Seeking to capitalise on high popularity ratings, the Conservative Party leader and prime minister called for a snap election despite her initial pledges not to, urging voters to give her a stronger m...

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United Kingdom general election ends in a hung parliament

United Kingdom general election ends in a hung parliament

While the Conservative Party is the largest in the Parliament, it lost the necessary majority and will need to form a coalition. But he has responded in typically colourful fashion, tweeting: "Mai...

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Theresa May 'Alone And Friendless' After Election Defeat, Says Former Aide

Theresa May 'Alone And Friendless' After Election Defeat, Says Former Aide

She accused the Conservatives of causing chaos in the United Kingdom on an industrial scale. SIEGEL: The Conservatives evidently plan to govern with the Democratic Unionists, the dominant Protesta...

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United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

She called this election to secure a mandate for her negotiating position, and the electorate snubbed her. Earlier, Arlene Foster, the leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists (DUP), confir...

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Russian police arrest 50 opposition protesters

Russian police arrest 50 opposition protesters

At one point, the Moscow demonstration featured an unlikely scene of about 5,000 protesters rallying next to an enclosure with geese, a medieval catapult and bearded men in homemade tunics and carry...

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Britain's Brexit minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'

Instead, the 27 other European Union member states are facing a divided British parliament in a divided Britain. The Brexit Secretary said the talks would take place that week, but not necessarily...

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UK Cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove makes shocking return as Environment Secretary

The Queen's Speech is however set to be delayed as the Conservative and Democratic Unionist parties hammer out a pact that would give the government an effective majority in the Commons. Under Mr Ca...

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Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Qatar was also expelled from a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. "The four countries agreed on categorizing 59 persons and 12 entities in their list of terrorism", they said , affirming "that...

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CM Shivraj Chouhan to sit on fast till 'Peace is restored '

Resonating similar sentiments, another Congress leader Meem Afzal said that the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister called off his fast after he discovered it was making no impact whatsoever. The delega...

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Hundreds march on Downing Street to protest Tory and DUP coalition

Then Downing Street and the DUP contradicted that very announcement, only five hours after it was published, saying that negotiations were, actually, still in progress. May's office announced earlie...

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A relaxed and confident Corbyn sets out his path to power

A relaxed and confident Corbyn sets out his path to power

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. It opposes same-sex marriage and is anti-abortion - with abortion remaining illegal in Northern Ireland , except in specific medic...

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Amid fighting, PH flag hoisted in Marawi on Independence Day

The cooperation between the longtime allies is significant because Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who came to power a year ago, has taken a hostile stance towards Washington and has vowed to ej...

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Why Gal Gadot Is a Real-Life Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman also stars Chris Pine , David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen , and Robin Wright . Contrary to an earlier report , it's now being said that Patty Jenkins is not signed on as of yet to ...

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The UK's 'Hung Parliament' and what it means for Brexit

Sanders may be a septuagenarian and Corbyn only two years away from that, but both have spurred youth frustrated with the rightward, corporate shift within Labour and the Democrats that left little ...

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US warns Beijing over militarisation of South China Sea islands

But he made no mention of United States president Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris global climate change agreement, a move that infuriated allies far and wide. China has st...

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Fort Campbell soldiers killed in gunfire in Afghanistan

Fort Campbell soldiers killed in gunfire in Afghanistan

A fourth USA soldier was wounded. The group returned fire in self-defense, and there were no U.S. casualties, according to a press release from U.S. Claims of civilian casualties remain a contenti...

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UK Labour Party ready to form minority government, says politician Emily Thornberry

UK Labour Party ready to form minority government, says politician Emily Thornberry

LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government on Friday after an election debacle that saw her Conservative Party lose it...

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

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

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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