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United Kingdom prime minister insists she is staying put

He replaced Damian Green , a close ally of the Prime Minister, who becomes First Secretary of State (effective deputy Prime Minister) and cabinet office minister - taking over from Ben Gummer. The talks with Conservative Party representatives have been positive and will continue next week to work on the details, and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new parliament, the DUP said in a statement. Read More »

Ex-rebels win Kosovo election, preliminary results show


Kosovo declared independence in 2008, nine years after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation bombing drove out Serbian forces accused of killing and expelling Kosovo Albanian civilians during two years of clashes. The party has been a disruptive force by releasing tear gas in the previous parliament, and its supporters threw firebombs outside it to protest the contentious deals with Montenegro and Serbia. Read More »

Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal with DUP after election fiasco


An ally of the former London Mayor said that it was "go-go-go" for Johnson's leadership bid, according to a report from the Mail on Sunday . "When I meet with the Prime Minister in London tomorrow, I will be mindful of our responsibility to help bring stability to the nation at this time of challenge", she said. Read More »

May to form government and will work with DUP


Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams described his nationalist party's rise from four to seven of Northern Ireland's seats as a "historic result for the party", but it has said it will maintain its policy of not taking seats in Britain's parliament. Read More »

India and Pakistan join Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Modi stressed on coordinated efforts to fight the menace of terrorism, including radicalisation, recruitment, training and financing of terrorists. Its two-day summit, which kicked off on Thursday in Astana , focuses on issues related to cooperation in the fight against worldwide terrorism, security, and the situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan. Read More »

Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped

Shortly after firing Comey , Trump issued a vague threat on Twitter , saying Comey had "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" In an extraordinary accusation, Comey said Trump lied about him, as well as the FBI and an open investigation. Read More »

United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party


However, the small regional party would not form part of a coalition government. "The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour", Timothy said in an article published on the ConservativeHome blog. Read More »

Democratic Unionist Party agree 'confidence deal' with Conservatives


Her Conservatives struck an outline deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) for support on key legislation. "I could not care less what people get up to in terms of their sexuality". Talks on Britain's exit from the European Union are due to begin. Conservative Party loyalists urged her to change her leadership style, while critics talked about her days being numbered." Theresa May is a dead woman walking". Read More »

Trump accuses Comey of lying under oath in fiery news conference

During his almost two-and-a-half hours of testimony, Comey said Trump asked him for a pledge of loyalty, as well as urged him to "see a way out of" the FBI investigation into Flynn's conversations with Russia's ambassador. broadcaster MSNBC, adding that special counsel Robert Mueller "should look into this". Karl: And you seem to be hinting there are recordings of those conversations. Read More »

U.S. successfully tests intercontinental missile interception system


The successful $ 244 million endeavor on Tuesday marked the first live-fire test of USA defenses against an intercontinental ballistic missile , according to the Pentagon . According to a Pentagon statement, the anti-missile rocket scored "a direct hit", and "annihilated" the incoming ICBM, according to an ABC News report . Read More »

United Kingdom goes to the polls in general election


George Osborne, who was sacked as Chancellor by Theresa May after last year's Brexit referendum, is predicting that her short reign as Prime Minister could be soon over following the "catastrophic" election for the Tory party. By contrast, people aged 65 and over divide 62% for Conservatives and 19% for Labour . "What has happened is people have said they have had quite enough of austerity politics, they have had quite enough of the underfunding of the health service, underfunding our ... Read More »

Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress

Trump went on to deny that he had ever asked Comey to pledge loyalty to him. "No I didn't say that, " Trump stated abruptly, taking questions at a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Rose Garden . President Trump claimed on Friday that he would have an answer on whether or not recordings existed of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey in the near future, but that people would be "very disappointed". Read More »

Sessions to testify before Senate intelligence panel

The committee has not announced the timing of the event, or whether Sessions will speak in an open or closed hearing. Trump's aides have dodged questions about whether conversations relevant to the Russian Federation investigation have been recorded, and so has the president. Read More »

'Wonder Woman 2': What we know

The new " Wonder Woman " had quite a few obstacles to contend with-and that's not even counting the many Nazis the heroine vanquishes in the film. Wonder Woman is now out in theaters. Given the film's incredible success - with critics, with fans, with just about everyone - it seems all but guaranteed that Jenkins will return for the sequel. Read More »

Iran sends food to Qatar amid Gulf dispute

John Ashcroft , the former USA senator and the US attorney general under President George W. Bush , has been tapped to guide Qatar amid a diplomatic crisis, according to public filings with the Department of Justice . Capital flight has been a looming potential danger since Saudi Arabia and its allies began tightening the noose but S&P Global Ratings said that Qatari banks are strong enough to survive the pullout of all Gulf money. Read More »

What The Election And Theresa May's Deal Mean For The UK


After being asked if the paper was "strong and stable or weak and wobbly" he responded: "It's a hardback, there are lots of chemicals". "She seems to have found it very hard to kind of do the baby-kissing part of campaigning". We were told as the election was announced that "the country is coming together, but Westminster is still divided". Some Brexit advocates want the reject terms offered by the EU and possibly leave the union without an agreement. Read More »

Theresa May's gamble fails in Britain's snap elections


May called the election called in a bid to strengthen her mandate ahead of European Union exit talks. He said the Conservative election manifesto - which Hill and Timothy were key in drafting - was "a full assault on the core Tory voters, who are senior citizens". Read More »

Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million is sold in Riverside County

Those numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the Powerball number 3. But Matthew Alberre , the owner of Marietta Liquor & Deli, said his family is excited about getting $1 million for selling the lucky ducat in Menifee, Calif. history, officials said. The Virginia Lottery airs lottery drawings live online at 10:50 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Alberre's father, who co-owns the store, suffers from pulmonary fibrosis. Read More »

Corbyn could yet form a minority government, top Momentum official says


It's a huge embarrassment for May, who called the early election with the aim of shoring up support for the Conservatives ahead of the country's crucial Brexit negotiations. If May is to succeed in delivering the wish of the 52 percent of voters who opted previous year to take Britain out of the European Union, she must find a way to bridge the differences within her party to pass laws preparing for and enacting the departure. Read More »

Goodwill Gesture: India to release 11 Pakistani civil prisoners via Wagah Border


It bears mentioning that the nuclear-armed neighbours are facing each other at the UN's judicial organ over the RAW agent Kulbhushan Jadhav's case who's death sentence was stayed by the court in May. Last week, India had released two kids - Ali Raza (11) and Babar (10) - who had inadvertently crossed the global border in Punjub along with their uncle Mohammed Shahzad who continues to be in India's custody. Read More »