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by | June 13, 2017 | 04:14

Jeremy Corbyn could have been Britain's next Prime Minister - if it wasn't for the performance of the Conservatives in Scotland. The time seemed right to seek her own mandate from the British people. Conservatives continue to be the largest party in the UK. The main opposition Labour Party surpassed expectations by winning 262. With just a handful of seats left to declare, Friday polls shows gains for the opposition Labour Party.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:33

Announcing the nominees for best musical revival (which " Hello, Dolly! " won), " The Late Show " host lobbed some barbed digs at the president. Alex Lacamoire accepts the award for best orchestrations for " Dear Evan Hansen " at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:05

Playing a deep-sitting 5-4-1 formation that focused on closing central space and conceding, they suffocated Mexico's chances despite giving up the ball nearly completely. Hector Herrera had a gorgeous free kick bounce off the crossbar. Three minutes later, Bradley sent a 30-yard shot off a post . In the end, Mexico had just one shot on goal.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:22

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. The loss of majority has forced the Conservatives to seek support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to form the government, bringing into focus a right-wing party that had been given typically little attention nationally.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:49

The Republican president, who had previously called climate change a "hoax" despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, said he thought the pact would harm the USA economy without providing a tangible benefit. The United States Climate Alliance, formed to convene states committed to upholding the Paris climate deal, reached 13 members on Monday. USA business, government, and academic leaders plan to continue to follow goals outlined in the Paris agreement in defiance of Trump's ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:39

On Friday, Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski criticized Comey as not "man enough" for having leaked the memo via his friend rather than doing it himself. Comey said he believed Trump fired him because of the Russian Federation investigation, and Trump himself cited "this Russian Federation thing" as a motivating factor for his decision to sack Comey during an interview with broadcaster NBC that aired last month.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:38

American spy planes are helping Filipino troops end a almost three-week siege by Maute terror group in Marawi City where 13 Philippine marines were killed in the biggest single-day loss for government forces, officials said Saturday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:30

However, Justice Edson Fachin, who approved the written interrogation, said Temer was not obliged to answer them all. Prosecutors say there's "strong and very serious proof" that the Rousseff-Temer campaign did accept illegal funding, although a judge has suggested more time may be needed to review evidence.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:03

In sworn testimony to the Senate on Thursday, Comey painted Trump as untrustworthy and admitted he asked a "friend", identified as a Columbia University law professor, to release a memo of his conversations with the president to the press.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:46

Trump is expected to announce the changes in Miami on Friday. If confirmed, the policy changes would align Trump with hawkish Cuban-American Republicans in the U.S. Obama's policy moves have led to extensive corporate investment on the island, including new, daily commercial flights, licenses for US hotel operators and agricultural investment by USA companies.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:50

But the other one killed several hostages: Women, staff of the parliamentary offices". Apart from security and political concerns, the attacks, which marked the first footprint of ISIS in Iran , has stoked some debates on media policies. President Donald Trump's visit last month to Saudi Arabia where he spoke of isolating Iran for fueling "the fires of sectarian conflict and terror". Syrian President Bashar Assad has condemned the twin extremist attacks in Tehran , vowing the Iran and ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:33

That story, based on anonymous sources as so many about President Donald Trump have been, claimed that Comey would dispute Trump's assertion that he was told he was not under investigation by the FBI. "If there aren't tapes [Trump] should let that be known", Schumer told CBS. "First of all, Comey was very clear that the memo that he wrote was intentionally written in unclassified form so that it would not be bound up in classification rules", Wittes said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:35

Lawmakers will also seek to create more abortion restrictions after a federal judge's recent ruling that enjoined a Missouri mandate requiring doctors to have admitting privileges to local hospitals and that abortion providers meet medical standards for outpatient surgery.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:42

Painting depicting Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al Thani is seen on a bus during a demonstration in his support in Doha . And, when there was across-the-board criticism of the U.S. The boss of Qatar Airways has accused the USA of fanning the flames of a dispute between the country and its Gulf neighbors. Qatar Airways was forced to cancel direct flights to those countries, which serve as a significant source of passenger traffic for the airline.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:47

Zac Goldsmith, who was returned to parliament last week as MP for Richmond Park, yesterday pointed to a "brilliant" speech Gove gave three years ago to mark the launch of the Conservative Environment Network. "What I've done today is see people from across the party accepting the invitation to be in my cabinet, and crucially I've brought in talent from across the whole of the Conservative Party".

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:55

Bombers and gunmen killed 17 people in Iran's parliament and near the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder, Ayatollah Khomeini , on Wednesday, in rare strikes on the capital that exacerbated regional tensions. "The network of this terrorist group has been identified and some of its members have been arrested", said Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi. ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attacks in Tehran .

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:05

Australian officials have confirmed that Kharya had a long criminal record. He was also on parole for a violent home invasion six months ago. Police said Khayre booked an appointment on Monday with an escort in an apartment building in Brighton and arrived carrying a sawed-off shotgun, sparking a 2-hour siege.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:17

However, the vote does not have the force of law. Of those who did vote, about 500,000 chose statehood. Amilcar Antonio Barreto, an associate professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies at Northeastern University in Boston, estimated that, in reality, a larger sample size of opinion would give those who advocate statehood only a small margin of victory, with those who wish to remain a commonwealth getting slightly less than 50 percent, and the number of those seeking total ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:21

Lopez Rivera said last week he would decline the honor and participate as an individual, partly because he wanted the focus on Puerto Rico's problems, not him. Puerto Rico previously voted in favor of becoming a state in 2012, but statehood opponents said the voter turnout was not high enough to accurately reflect will of the Puerto Rican people.

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:59

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said they will make a formal statement Monday afternoon. Sessions is scheduled to appear before the committee on Tuesday. "I don't think that should continue", Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel said on "Fox News Sunday". " Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!' " Trump tweeted on Sunday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:25

Brexit negotiations are set to begin in a week, but Oliver said a complicated situation just got more hard with the election results. "Yes, this was a clusterfuck or, to be more precise, a crumpet-fuck, of epic proportions", Oliver said, referring to the hung parliament that emerged from last Thursday's election.

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:10

That means it will support a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament without a formal coalition deal. Since the surprise election result on Thursday, the British Prime Minister has insisted that she will remain in post, despite her party losing its majority in the House of Commons.

by | June 13, 2017 | 00:42

Gripping the United Kingdom is the macabre case of the Spalding double murders which involved 14 year local teens, Kim Edwards and her boyfriend Lucas Markham murdering Edwards' mother and sister at their home in Lincolnshire , in April 2016.

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:21

Eight people were killed and dozens were injured. The officer, who had been on the job for less than two years, was one of the first on the scene. The 30-year-old was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorist acts, during a raid on a property in the east London suburb of Ilford, police said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:51

Within six months, Theresa May will be out". Theresa May was left eight seats short of an overall majority in the general election, while the DUP won 10 seats. "I and other colleagues have made that clear to her". "We will happily have the support of members of the Labour Party as well on some of our policies", he said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:04

The semi-official ISNA news agency on Thursday quotes Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi as saying the matter is under investigation and it is "too soon to say" if Saudi Arabia was involved. Iranians, contacted by Reuters , said there was a heavy police presence, particularly in the capital's busy squares. The sources from state security have pointed to Iranian Kurds affiliated with Islamic State the likely perpetrators.

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:44

A stream of senior lawmakers entered May's 10 Downing St. office Sunday afternoon, to learn what roles they had been given in government. The outcome shocked the party, which had expected a big victory. Voters failed to give a ringing endorsement to May's plan for Brexit , which involves leaving the EU's single market and imposing restrictions on immigration while trying to negotiate free trade deal with the bloc.

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:42

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 . "The strongest possible position in the Brexit negotiations will be one that is backed by all parties and all governments across the United Kingdom".

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:53

Nearly half of British employers are unprepared for the government's planned changes to immigration rules after Brexit , a survey from the Resolution Foundation think tank showed. The very least which that support could involve would be a confidence and supply arrangement. On Brexit, Mr Corbyn said he wants a "jobs-first Brexit" negotiated as quickly as possible along with guaranteeing the post-Brexit rights of European Union nationals living in the UK.

by | June 13, 2017 | 00:50

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. Police detain a protester during a demonstration in downtown Moscow , Russia , Monday, June 12, 2017. In his June 11 YouTube video, Navalny accused authorities of making it impossible for demonstrators to hold the rally in Moscow by pressuring businesses that organizers were seeking to rent ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 00:00

According to a Twitter post by OVD - an independent group monitoring arrests - one huge duck was "detained" by police in St. Petersburg after officers took exception to it being tossed in the air. And in Moscow , up to 750 were detained, including journalists , putting to the test one of Navalny's refrains: "They can not put everyone in prison".

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:00

In a statement , the Department of Justice said that Sessions is calling for his Tuesday testimony to be available to the public. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., Sessions said that he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations subcommittees but that it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.

by | June 13, 2017 | 00:05

If neither party can command a majority in parliament for their Queen's Speech, it is likely a fresh election would be called. And recent polling shows Labour's popular momentum appears to be maintaining. The EU has said that sufficient progress must be made on these issues before trade deals can be discussed, though Britain had argued the talks should take place simultaneously.

by | June 13, 2017 | 00:20

The Conservatives fell short of a majority in the general election , losing 13 seats, and have now been forced to try to broker a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Complicating the outlook for the pound, however, is the strong showing by the Labour Party , which has advocated for closer ties between Britain and the European Union single market.

by | June 13, 2017 | 01:25

Given the election arithmetic, Labour would struggle to get the numbers to form a government. Instead, Thursday's vote damaged her authority and made her negotiating position more vulnerable to criticism. After all 650 seats were declared, the Conservative Party had lost 12 seats, bringing it to a total of 318, while Labour gained 32 to reach 262. The arrangement with the DUP will make governing easier, but it makes some Conservatives uneasy.