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by | June 12, 2017 | 15:45

A search operation was immediately launched by the army which carried on throughout the night. Military spokesman Gen. Myat Min Oo earlier said a navy ship had found two life jackets, bodies and an aircraft wheel in the sea west of Laung Lone.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:02

This is likely to pose an obstacle to the types of strict border controls advocated by sections of the Conservative party . The EU's chief negotiator said the bloc's stance on Brexit and the timetable for the talks were clear, but the divorce negotiations should only start when Britain is ready.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:25

Conservative Party loyalists urged her to change her leadership style, while critics talked about her days being numbered. Two of May's closest advisers, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy, resigned as part of the reshuffle, with former party leadership candidate and prominent Brexit campaigner Michael Gove unexpectedly brought back to the cabinet, where he replaced Andrea Leadsom as environment secretary.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:09

The party is seeking support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to stay in power. Analysts say May's electoral debacle could reopen what had seemed largely a closed debate - both with pro-EU members of Parliament trying to take advantage of the prime minister's weakness and Euro-skeptic government ministers threatening her if she dares water down a Brexit deal.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:26

French doesn't think Brexit didn't really influence the outcome of the election for the Conservatives . Labour's Corbyn, reveling in a storming campaign performance after pundits had pronounced his party all but dead, said May should step down and that he wanted to form a minority government .

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:07

A ground-based interceptor was then launched from a silo on VAFB, and its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision, the us reports . Philip E. Coyle, a former head of the Pentagon's test and evaluation office and a senior fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, said the outcome was a significant success for a test that was three years in preparation.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:28

Northern Ireland's Democratic Union Party said it reached a deal with Britain's Conservative Party to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power. "This is still on". Several ministers lost their seats in Thursday's election, which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament. "The prime minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising a "confidence-and-supply" deal when Parliament returns next week", a statement released by Downing Street late on Saturday night ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:52

Many voters are thinking about security as they cast ballots in Britain's general election just days after three extremists killed eight people at London Bridge and nearby Borough Market. So when is the exit poll announced? "If the poll is anything like accurate, this is completely catastrophic for the Conservatives and for Theresa May", George Osborne, who was the Conservative finance minister from 2010 to 2016 when he was sacked by May, said on ITV.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:39

A New York Times reporter was relegated to the back row of a White House press conference on Friday, one day after fired FBI Director James Comey said a bombshell report about Russian Federation by the major newspaper was "not true".

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:32

Mulling all possible factors that may have influenced the vote, including recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London , Ghany said, "There is a lot going on, and a lot to 'unpack.'" A key issue was how the result would affect May's negotiation of Brexit with the EU.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:47

Later Tuesday, Haley was scheduled to make an address to the Geneva Graduate Institute, where she said she will outline a plan to make the Council "more effective, more accountable and more responsive". Israel regularly draws criticism from human rights groups for its occupation of territory seized in 1967, and for continuing to build settlements that the United Nations says are counter to global law.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:06

Attackers Khuram Butt , Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba wore the belts when they mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge then stabbed people in nearby Borough Market on June 3. British police and security services were criticised after it emerged that they had known about Butt, who featured in a TV documentary entitled "Jihadis Next Door", in which he joined a group unfurling an Islamic State (IS) flag in a park.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:30

Among all live-action features in June, Wonder Woman owns the fourth best Monday after Jurassic World ($25.3M), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($14.9M) and Man of Steel ($12.6M). In the wake of Wonder Woman's staggering success at the box office this weekend, word circulated that both Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins were signed for the inevitable sequel , and there was much rejoicing.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:46

May's room for maneuver has been eroded by the election drubbing which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament, and she has kept many ministers in their jobs. "And eventually Harold Wilson managed to form a government. We have less than two years to negotiate the we should not waste any time now".

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:19

May's room for maneuver has been eroded by the election drubbing which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament, and she has kept many ministers in their jobs. "And eventually Harold Wilson managed to form a government. We have less than two years to negotiate the we should not waste any time now".

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:05

The numbers drawn were 32, 26, 20, 38 and 58. A person or family in Sun City has become almost $448 million richer after buying a winning Powerball ticket, according to lottery officials. Powerball spokesman Randy Miller says the location where the winning ticket was sold was not immediately available. It had been estimated a $435 million before the drawing.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:31

The committee has not confirmed the Tuesday date for Sessions' testimony and are still discussing whether to allow him to testify in open or closed session, or both, as former FBI Director James Comey did last week. Comey's dramatic testimony drew invective from his former boss on Twitter , with Trump dismissing him as a leaker on Friday and a coward on Sunday.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:42

In stressing the need to take action against Qatar , Trump appeared to undercut Tillerson , who had called on Qatar's neighbors to immediately ease their blockade. The mixed messages are unlikely to diffuse the diplomatic crisis and point to a broader incoherency in the region, according to Jon Alterman, director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:24

She said: 'The point of principle for me is the end of the process. A spokesperson for the Scottish Conservatives insisted the graphs are "clearly labelled" and said that the poll results show their party is "best placed to take the fight to the SNP at this election".

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:30

Sen. Sherrod Brown, a Cleveland Democrat, also sent a letter Wednesday to Trump , writing he shares the president's "goal of promoting economic and national security and supporting the American manufacturing and the U.S. People don't want to see what's going on. "And he's not letting the distractions get in the way of that", she said. Of Trump and even his closest lieutenants, Stone said "they don't speak with one voice".

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:43

And a third student, the freshman class president who had chosen a Trump saying for her yearbook quote, said she was shocked to find that it never got printed. "We're very angry", said their mother Janet Dobrovich-Fago, the mother of the other two students. "There is nothing in our student dress code ", she wrote to parents, "that would prevent a student from expressing his or her political views".

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:45

The UNRWA was created by the Assembly in 1949 after thousands of Palestinians were displaced from their homeland in the creation of the state of Israel following the war in 1948. UNRWA spokesperson Chris Gunness told HuffPost in a statement that the organization's mandate and position is clear and unchanged. Netanyahu said Hamas is "using schoolchildren as human shields and this is the enemy that we have been fighting against for many years, an enemy that is committing a twofold war crime.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:02

Israel has tried all means, though in vain, to legitimize its control over Syria's territory. Israeli authorities on Tuesday advanced plans for 1,500 housing units in the West Bank, including units for the first new official settlement in some 25 years, according to left-wing Peace Now, which tracks settlement activity.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:06

If not, the opposition Labour Party would expect to have an opportunity to put forward an alternative Queen's Speech and see if it could win the support of a majority in parliament. In a television interview Sunday with Sky News at Downing Street, May say she would help deliver the "stability and certainty" the country needs during the reshuffling.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:47

He said that the attacker cried "it's for Syria" when he went after the officers. The three policemen, who were "in charge of surveillance, especially for tourists around Notre-Dame", were on patrol when the man allegedly approached one officer from behind and started hitting him with a hammer, said Collomb .

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:19

Before studying journalism at the University of London he worked as a political staffer for 15 years. Accepting victory in Islington North, Mr Corbyn said voters had opted for hope and "turned their backs on the politics of austerity". She awoke on the day after an election she had called clinging to a window-sash at 10 Downing Street by her fingernails. There had been speculation Mr Hammond, the Chancellor, would be vulnerable in a post-election re-shuffle and the decision to leave ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:10

Blaming the victims in Tehran for an attack undertaken by ISIS - which ironically has ties to the biggest state sponsor of terrorism, USA ally Saudi Arabia - shows the rest of the world just what kind of monsters control our foreign policy in Washington.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:22

THIS is the chilling moment the London Bridge terrorists were filmed laughing and joking with each other just days before they unleashed their bloody rampage. Police also found a number of office chairs, gravel and a suitcase in the van. The mother of Youssef Zaghba, one of the three men responsible for the deadly vehicle and stabbing attack on London Bridge, says she never believed her son's terrorist intentions, especially after years of close police surveillance.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:39

British media reported that moves were afoot within May's Conservative Party to dislodge her, while opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who exceeded expectations in Thursday's vote, called for her to go and said he could form a government.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:28

Prime Minister Theresa May faced calls to quit Friday after her election gamble to win a stronger mandate backfired as she lost her parliamentary majority, throwing British politics into turmoil and potentially disrupting Brexit negotiations.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:28

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby found himself in front of a cellphone screen, posing with teammates for a selfie as he was announced as the Conn Smythe Trophy victor for a second straight year, voted the postseason's MVP after he finished with eight goals and 19 assists in 24 playoff games.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:04

The judge, who did not accuse Ricky of committing the crime, should no reasonable juror would convict Mr Jones. Richard from Kansas City , Kansas , who was locked up for a crime he did not do has been set free after cops found his lookalike.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:44

With almost all votes counted, the Conservative Party is set to end up with 319 seats, according to the BBC . "The DUP today (Saturday) held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge", the party said in its own statement.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:14

The Senate panel is investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. Fellow Republicans pressed President Donald Trump on Sunday to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does - or possibly face a subpoena - as a Senate investigation into collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice extended to a Trump Cabinet member.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:12

His party "didn't win the election", Corbyn says, but he is prepared to continue resisting the Conservative agenda - especially what's known as "hard Brexit ", a clean break with the European Union and departure from its single market system.