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Sinn Fein maintains abstentionist stance as DUP puts out feelers to Tories

The Conservatives, although still the biggest party, can not now win an overall majority. Devolution in Northern Ireland is based on the template laid out in the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. "We ar...

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UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

Mrs May also sought to reassure MPs that any confidence and supply deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) to prop up her minority administration would not affect power-sharing talks in Nor...

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Theresa May 'promises to get Tories out of the mess she created'

The turmoil started when May made a decision to hold snap elections to gain more seats for her party, which already had majority in parliament, to strengthen her position in the upcoming Brexit talk...

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James Comey to testify in Senate hearing on Russian Federation

James Comey to testify in Senate hearing on Russian Federation

Comey, who was leading the Federal Bureau of Investigation's probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year's U.S. presidential election, was sacked by Trump last month, four years into his 10-yea...

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Sessions Senate testimony to be public

Sessions is expected to face questions regarding his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, says her father felt "vindic...

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Dennis Rodman expected in North Korea for first visit during Trump presidency

Dennis Rodman expected in North Korea for first visit during Trump presidency

The U.S. State Department said it is not an official visit . Rodman, who dubbed the North Korean leader "an awesome kid" and says "I love the people of North Korea" has been on Trump's " Celebr...

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No 'direct' proof Russian Federation meddled in U.S. elections: Putin

We have a lot of Americans who visit us, ” Putin said in an interview with NBCs “Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly .” He added: “Do you think were gathering compromising information on all of them rig...

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New Highway Marker Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia Decision

New Highway Marker Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia Decision

Virginia, the aptly named case that struck down anti-miscegenation laws and legalized interracial marriage across the United States. The couple whose love brought down laws against interracial ...

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Jeff Sessions' testimony is first chance to check Comey's version of events

Trump Jr. also said that Comey's testimony "vindicated" the president and that everything in it was "basically ridiculous". Comey said he wrote memos on his meetings with the Trump because of "the n...

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Attorney general wants his testimony to Senate intelligence panel open to public

Attorney general wants his testimony to Senate intelligence panel open to public

White House spokesman Sean Spicer is declining to say whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should invoke executive privilege in testimony to Congress Tuesday. That remark came after revelations ...

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Monsoon reaches Mumbai, covers parts of Maharashtra

Monsoon reaches Mumbai, covers parts of Maharashtra

The IMD has issued a heavy rainfall warning for both Telangana state and Andhra Pradesh till June 14. The Met office has said that rains would continue over the region in the coming days. Mumbai: ...

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Sessions to testify in open session before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions to testify in open session before Senate Intelligence Committee

During his testimony last week , Comey said he had notes of meetings with Trump in which the president asked him for a pledge of personal loyalty and to drop the Russian Federation investigation ...

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'Cong resorts to disrupt, disinform, defame against Modi govt'

'Cong resorts to disrupt, disinform, defame against Modi govt'

He was in Bhubaneswar for attending an event to mark the three years of Modi government at the Centre. Union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said that the Congress was trying to use farmers' issues...

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Singapore: Police Arrest Preschool Teacher Sharing Islamic State Material

Singapore: Police Arrest Preschool Teacher Sharing Islamic State Material

It said she created new social media accounts even after several of her accounts on which she shared pro-Islamic State material were taken down by administrators. The NCCS, which represents about 45...

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President Rips James Comey On Twitter, Calls Him A 'Leaker'

But he left aside scathing testimony by Comey, whom he fired in early May, that Trump had tried to derail a probe into onetime national security advisor Michael Flynn - at best, a political misc...

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I'm going to get us out of this mess: UK PM

May is now in talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) - which won 10 seats - to forge an informal alliance. It's just a question of, Osborne told Sky News...

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Tennessee improves 3 spots to 35th in child well-being marks

Tennessee improves 3 spots to 35th in child well-being marks

New Hampshire was ranked first, followed by MA and Vermont. They say the percentage of children without health insurance in New Mexico is now lower than the national average. Indiana Youth Institute P...

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Ramsey: Arsenal players glad about manager Wenger's new deal

Ramsey: Arsenal players glad about manager Wenger's new deal

The big news on Tuesday is that, after a majorly disappointing season in which Arsenal finished fifth in the Premier League , despite winning the FA Cup, the club has agreed new deals with their en...

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South Africa's Helen Zille makes unreserved apology for tweets

South Africa's Helen Zille makes unreserved apology for tweets

She said an ex-leader should not be hanging around while a new leader asserts himself and perhaps she should have taken the decision "long ago". The proposal would see Zille bowing down to the par...

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Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

Amid the growing spat between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors over the former's funding of Islamic terror organizations and cooperation with Iran, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Th...

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Navalny jailed, 1500 arrested after protests across Russian Federation

The scale and geographical reach of the protests will show if Navalny can build on the success of a similar event in March, in which thousands took to the streets to call for Prime Minister Dmitry ...

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Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal

Qatar Airways calls on United Nations body to declare Qatar measures illegal

The regional countries also blocked their transit routes to Qatar and ordered most of Qatari nationals to leave. They have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. officials...

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NY Times: Trump Gave Russia info Israel Provided on Laptop Explosives

NY Times: Trump Gave Russia info Israel Provided on Laptop Explosives

The Israeli cyber-penetration "was how the United States learned that the terrorist group was working to make explosives that fooled airport X-ray machines and other screening by looking exactly lik...

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We need international co-operation on climate change, says Gove in Trump attack

It is one of 13 states that the U.S. Climate Alliance says is pledging to follow the Paris Accord pact . While this shows that the U.S.is not interested in leading the fight against climate change,...

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Britain's May Seeks Deal With North Ireland Party to Cling to Power

All the most senior ministers - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond , Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - kept their jobs and there...

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Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan

Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan

Potential candidates could include Home Secretary Amber Rudd or even pro-Brexit Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who may have the charm to pull it off. With her political creditability "holed beneath ...

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Former FBI chief Comey testifies before Senate, blasts Trump for 'lies'

The House intelligence committee sent a letter on Friday asking White House counsel Don McGahn whether any tape recordings or memos of Mr Comey's conversations with the president exist now or had e...

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Jeff Sessions To Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

Former FBI Director James Comey hinted in his public hearing Thursday that Sessions, a former U.S. senator from Alabama, may have had additional contacts with Russians, and said in a closed hearing ...

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Michael Gove appointed Defra secretary

Michael Gove appointed Defra secretary

The Mail on Sunday's front page announced Johnson was poised to launch a challenge to May following her disastrous election result , while the Sunday Times also reported that five cabinet ministers...

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Navalny jailed, 1500 arrested after protests across Russia

The judge at the Simonovsky district court ruled after midnight on Monday that Mr Navalny should be jailed for repeated violations of the law on public gatherings. Navalny was among those arrested...

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