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by | June 13, 2017 | 23:18

However, the prospect of a deal between the two parties has caused disquiet, with the DUP's anti-abortion and gay rights stance in the crosshair. The prime minister will host Northern Ireland's first minister Arlene Foster to thrash out the terms of the DUP's backing for her minority government.

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:07

The Washington Post reported that Sessions twice met with the Russian ambassador past year, around the same time that USA intelligence agencies were looking into Moscow's interference in the presidential election. "I want to be in the room to see the body language and feel the tone of his responses, especially in view of his prior testimony to the Judiciary Committee, " Blumenthal said in an interview.

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:31

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican Congressional leadership at the White House in Washington , June 6, 2017. At a congressional hearing session on Thursday, Comey accused Trump of trying to block a probe into ties between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russian Federation.

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:57

Before entering politics, Trump praised one of Rodman's 2013 trips to North Korea in an interview with Fox News. Rodman backed Trump's presidential campaign and twice appeared on his " Celebrity Apprentice " TV show. Rodman returned the following year and organized a game between formerly professional American basketball players and North Korean players in order to celebrate Jong-Un's 30th birthday .

by | June 13, 2017 | 23:35

The court also questioned parameters used to ascertain Dutt's "good conduct" in prison, given that he was frequently out on parole. An activist, Pradeep Bhalekar , who filed a petition questioning the grounds of which Dutt was released, made a point that there were around 400 convicts who were given a good conduct sheet, but none of them were granted an early release.

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:55

He also urged Trump to produce any tapes of his conversations with Comey. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., also a member of that committee, agreed the panel needed to hear any tapes that exist. Comey said he wrote memos on his meetings with the Trump because of "the nature of the person" he was talking to. During his testimony, Comey stated FBI officials "were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make [Sessions'] continued engagement in a Russia-related ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:10

Erdogan's comments marked the strongest intervention yet by a powerful regional ally of Doha eight days after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed stringent economic sanctions on it.

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:04

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn countered with a bit of previously unforeseen swagger, wearing a huge red rose - his party's symbol - in his lapel as he sparred with May. But Ruth Davidson, the pro-EU leader of the Conservatives in Scotland, called on May to "reopen" the government's Brexit plans. UK Prime Minister Theresa May , clinging on in Downing Street, will appeal for the support of her members of parliament (MPs) Monday, after losing the Conservatives a cherished government majority in ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 23:35

Schools built with funds from Saudi Arabia are spreading across the Horn of Africa. "I have urged all sides to refrain from any further escalation and to engage in mediation efforts", he said. Jubeir says Qatar can move goods in and out "whenever they want". Erdogan is also due to discuss the Qatar crisis with US President Donald Trump over the phone within the next few days, according to Cavusoglu.

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:01

A contrite May took responsibility for losing her party's majority; 'I've got us into the mess and I will get us out of it .' She also promised to help those who had lost their seats and said sorry a few times. "I don't think we should talk about some prolongation of the deadline", said the Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka. Earlier on Monday, the chair of the 1922 Committee Graham Brady said that since the Conservatives "don't have a majority for the manifesto we have put forward, ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:52

If we can get all or nearly all Senate Democrats to vote against Trump's Saudi arms deal plus a handful of Republicans, we can win. "Oxfam is calling on Senators to support the bipartisan resolution of disapproval so we stop providing unconditional support for the Saudi-led coalition and selling weapons being used in violation of global humanitarian law".

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:08

But Kane stunned the crowd two minutes into injury time when he volleyed home a ideal pass from Raheem Sterling , a goal that prevented what would have been England's first World Cup qualifying loss since a defeat to Ukraine in 2009.

by | June 13, 2017 | 23:29

South Korea is deploying the USA anti-missile defence system in the Seongju region, about 250 km (155 miles) from the border with North Korea , to counter a growing missile threat from the North. Stored on the chip were ten photos of the US missile defense system THAAD stationed some 270 kilometers from the inter-Korean border. In what will likely become another source of animosity, Moon's government plans to let two out of four North Korean fishermen recently rescued at sea resettle in ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:27

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in an open hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, according to the committee's leaders. Later in the hearing , Shaheen brought up reports that Trump may try to force the removal of Robert Mueller , the special counsel now heading up the Russian Federation probe.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:41

It said sharia justifies the oppression of women and homosexuality, and advocates female genital mutilation. In response to Saturday's rallies, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community's Los Angeles East Chapter, the largest organized Muslim community in San Bernardino County, was to hold an interfaith event later in the day.

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:51

Theresa May is reported to be speaking with advisors on how to form a government. She added that "over the next five years" her Governent would "put fairness and opportunity at the heart of everything we do", and "build a country in which no one and no community is left behind", whilst "channelling energies" towards "a successful Brexit deal".

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:40

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed concern with Israel's "occupation" in the disputed territories on the Gregorian calendar's 50th anniversary of the start of the Six-Day War, which saw Israel take control over eastern Jerusalem , the West Bank, the Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula from June 5-10.

by | June 13, 2017 | 23:16

Downing Street has insisted that Thursday's general election - which Theresa May had hoped would strengthen her mandate for negotiations but ended up creating a hung Parliament - will not change the approach to Brexit it set out a year ago.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:51

Having galvanized the youth, and with strong backing from the party membership, his popularity amongst parliamentary colleagues, both new and old, is set to increase. "Next week, it will be three months after the sending of the Article 50 letter", Mr Barnier said, referencing the UK's formal withdrawal notification letter.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:51

I don't think it's a smear to raise conflict questions about Mueller. "Although Ruddy said he thinks" it would be a very significant mistake", he claimed that there wasn't a justification for a special counsel. But both appearances, however, are being overshadowed by Sessions' public appearance at a Senate intelligence committee hearing. Feinstein also asked if Rosenstein had an estimate for how long the investigation will take.

by | June 13, 2017 | 23:00

Conservatives, led by Prime Minister Theresa May , won a triumph qualified by various analysts as a Pyrrhic victory, gaining twelve less seats in the House of Commons and losing their absolute majority before that election. former Conservative finance minister Ken Clarke. To retain her role as Prime Minister, May moved quickly announcing her intention to pursue a partnership with the DUP , a small party from Northern Ireland known for pursuing a more socially conservative agenda than the ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:14

The fake explosive belts were visible during the attacks , Haydon said, and may have looked real to those who saw them. They have also revealed the fake suicide belts worn by attackers , which indicate they planned to take hostages. Details emerging since the attack point to plans for a large-scale assault. "I did see one of our customers get stabbed by one of the guys and the one who was standing beside me was shouting".

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:09

Work on the legislation began earlier this year amid concerns that President Trump might seek to lift sanctions on Russian Federation. "By codifying existing sanctions and requiring Congressional review of any decision to weaken or lift them, we are ensuring that the United States continues to punish President Putin for his reckless and destabilizing actions", Schumer said in a statement about the amendment .

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:11

Almost 20 million USA television viewers tuned in to the explosive testimony . One last observation: Comey forgot to mention the near mutiny in the Federal Bureau of Investigation when he decided not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for breaking the law with that server and classified documents.

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:08

The statistical agency said that 2,865 Britons became German citizens in 2016, marking an increase of more than 2,200 persons from 2015. As Britain prepares to leave the European Union, its citizens are rushing to retain ties to the bloc before the divorce is complete.

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:46

While Lloris is set to continue between the sticks for France, his counterpart in the England goal, Joe Hart will watch from the sidelines on Tuesday, with Gareth Southgate confirming that Tom Heaton is set to make his debut for the Three Lions.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:04

The SNP had hoped Brexit might convince a majority of Scots to vote for independence a second time around, but gains for the unionist Conservative Party, who picked up twelve seats in Scotland , as well as Labour, who got an extra six, bely that assertion.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:56

Stating that Trump had never tried to pressure Comey into ending the probe into Flynn's behavior, Kasowitz added , "The president also never told Mr. Trump later contradicted his own staff and acknowledged on May 11 he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation probe. Mr Trump on Sunday accused Mr Comey of "cowardly" leaks in a tweet and predicted many more from him.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:44

Early on Monday Pitchfork published an article announcing that Rhino Records will be re-releasing LCD's self-titled 2005 debut, the 2010 album " This Is Happening ", the live-in-the-studio 2010 album " London Sessions ", and the "45.33" EP on vinyl.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:52

Arkansas State Police are leading the investigation and they have yet to name a suspect in the shooting. Details surrounding the incident remain scarce at this point, but the Arkansas State Police identified the slain officer as Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford , 41, of Newport, a small town of fewer than 8,000 people, located about 90 miles northwest of Little Rock.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:57

Saudi Arabia's aviation body said on Tuesday that the closure of its airspace to flights from Qatar was within the kingdom's sovereign right to protect its citizens from any threat. Currently, Kuwait is a mediator in resolving the Qatar crisis . Last week, Saudi Arabia, along with Egypt, Bahrain and UAE, cut off all ties with Qatar on its alleged support of extremism and terrorism , as well as ties with Iran .

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:31

The 1st semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is set to take place between host England and Pakistan on June 14 at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff . Azhar played second fiddle and took 15 balls to get off the mark, but out of nowhere stepped out to hit Thisara Perera out of the stadium behind the sight screen.

by | June 13, 2017 | 22:06

This was the third attack on the force in last 24 hours. Militants attacked three CRPF camps with grenades in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday. "Search operations are on". The same day, terrorists fired upon an army camp of 22 Rashtriya Rifles at Pazalpora in North Kashmir , and fled after the Indian Army fired back.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:14

Comey made a number of troubling statements about Trump at a Senate intelligence committee hearing on Thursday. Speaking to reporters for the first time since 18 million Americans watched Comey's testimony before the Senate, Trump called the former FBI head a "liar" and said he never asked him to drop an investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn over his contacts with Russian Federation.

by | June 13, 2017 | 20:24

During a news conference Friday, Trump said he'd have more information related to whether tapes exist at a later date. "I don't understand why the president just doesn't clear this matter up once and for all", said Senator Susan Collins, a member of that committee, referring to the existence of any recordings.