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Move To Recall Me Will Fail, Dino Melaye Says


Melaye, who later led his supporters on a peaceful march around Kabba town, alleged that the state governor, Yahaya Bello , was behind the move to recall him. Below is a video in which #BBNaija's TBoss speaks about her relationship with Senator Dino Melaye . "God forbid! Money is not everything, it could be tough now, but I know God will provide". Read More »

UK PM Theresa May to meet Irish party leader on government formation

The European Union's chief negotiator has said "I can't negotiate with myself", as he warned Britain may be running out of time to reach a Brexit deal. May will then travel to Paris for a working dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron before the two leaders attend a friendly football match between England and France at the national stadium in Paris. Read More »

May seeks to rally party lawmakers behind her leadership

LONDON-Prime Minister Theresa May addressed Conservative lawmakers for the first time since last week's election and sought to convince them that she would take the party out of the "mess" she created, after a disappointing outcome weakened her grip on power. Read More »

Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced


In Baghdad , Health Minister Adila Hamoud told The Associated Press that 752 people became ill after a meal the previous evening at the Hassan Sham U2 camp, about 20 kilometers (13 miles) east of Mosul. Samples of the food have been sent for testing to establish if there was a bacterial contamination or due to how it was distributed and consumer, the official added. Read More »

May to meet Irish party leader on government formation

Secondly, and far more significantly, any deal with the DUP in forming the government, will without doubt jeopardise the Good Friday Agreement for maintaining peace in Northern Ireland . Mr Davis also indicated "we will start down this process" by focusing on the divorce proceedings from the European Union before moving on to trade. Read More »

Embattled May unveils Britain's new cabinet


In 2013, in his role as education secretary, Mr Gove was accused of trying to "airbrush" climate change from the national curriculum - but he told Good Morning Britain he "strengthened" the position of climate change on school syllabuses. Concessions on welfare might be one of the DUP's conditions for propping up the Conservatives in an arrangement known as "confidence and supply" where the 10 MPs from the Northern Irish party would support the Government on a case-by-case basis, without ... Read More »

Venezuela protesters set fire to Supreme Court building as crisis deepens


She added that her relatives have received threats and that she would hold Maduro responsible for anything that might happen to her family. Two months of anti-government protests have left at least 68 people dead as demonstrators demand new presidential elections in the face of triple-digit inflation that keeps rising, soaring crime and crippling food and medical shortages. Read More »

Event in King's Lynn to remember murdered MP Jo Cox


The mother of two and Labour MP for Batley and Spen was killed on June 16 a year ago, when she was stabbed to death by a lone knifeman. Camden Council is encouraging residents to come along and get involved at one of the exciting community events being held as part of The Great Get Together Weekend . Read More »

Theresa May Faces Wrath Of Tory-Backing Newspapers After General Election Failure


We cannot give up our principles.The start of the Brexit negotiations, scheduled for June 19, is seriously at risk due to the election result in Great Britain. If Corbyn's Labour does take power with the backing of the Scottish nationalists and the Liberal Democrats, both parties adamantly opposed to Brexit, Britain's future will be very different to the course the Conservatives were planning and could even raise the possibility of a second referendum. Read More »

NSW Man Charged Over Alleged Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Of Sydney Teen


After allegedly kidnapping the teenager, the man is accused of sexually assaulting her at spots around Sydney before driving south towards Melbourne . A teenager was allegedly taken on a terrifying road trip across NSW after being abducted from her Sydney home. Police will allege the man asked the teen's parents for her hand in marriage but they refused. Read More »

Top two aides to British PM May quits

The prime minister's most prominent potential rival, foreign secretary Boris Johnson , sought to quash any suggestion that she would be ousted imminently. The opposition Labour Party, led by Jeremy Corbyn, has 261 seats, the Scottish National Party has 35, and the Liberal Democrats 12. Its cartoon depicted May in a coffin with her feet sticking out and a speech bubble saying "Nothing has changed", a line she repeated several times as she reversed a key policy on social care during the campaign. Read More »

Arlene Foster and Theresa May meeting in London


British Prime Minister Theresa May is in for a hard Tuesday (June 13) as she is due to hold talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to secure an informal alliance before meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Read More »

May ministers hold 'secret talks' with Labour to force soft Brexit

The sum of what has been written about Theresa May on this site during the last few days is roughly as follows. The possible delays come as critics urge cross-party discussions to reach a consensus on Britain's exit from the EU. Mrs May reportedly told the committee - a group of backbench MPs - that the DUP would not have a "veto" on the government's agenda, and there would be no watering down of equalities laws over which the two parties disagree. Read More »

Dennis Rodman Returns To North Korea


Rodman declined to answer questions when he was spotted by CNN journalists at Beijing International Airport, the network said. During Rodman's first trip, he and Kim, known to be a basketball enthusiast, sat side by side at an exhibition game in Pyongyang, and chatted as they watched players from North Korea and the United States play on mixed teams. Read More »

'Five Eyes' talks to focus on encryption: Australian PM


He acknowledged that Australia was not immune to the global impact of conflicts in the Middle East and instability around the world but assured that citizens "will not buckle or be cowed by this scourge of Islamist terrorism". "[The Five Eyes will] discuss what more can be done among our like-minded nations and with the communications and technology industry to ensure that terrorists and organized criminals are not able to operate with impunity in ungoverned digital spaces online", Turnbull ... Read More »

Sessions is appearing before Senate Intel Committee: What could happen?


That led to Comey wondering aloud during his testimony last week why Sessions, theoretically not involved in Russia-related issues, was involved in firing the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. I could not speak again until the Senate had had a chance to vote on Jeff Sessions . Comey's testimony last week revealed new avenues of inquiry that lawmakers are likely to pursue on Tuesday. Read More »

U.S. appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban


The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia last month found the 90-day ban unconstitutional, saying it was "steeped in animus and directed at a single religious group" rather than necessary for national security . Stephen Vladeck, a professor at University of Texas School of Law, said the 9th Circuit provided an easier path for the Supreme Court to keep the travel ban on hold, because it avoided entirely the controversy over Trump's campaign statements. Read More »

Ivanka has no comment about detained activists investigating her Chinese shoe factory


The group has been investigating the factory while undercover and are set to produce a report documenting the factory's practices of using low pay and excessive overtime to produce shoes for Trump's company and others. "Our company has the right to hold him accountable". As if political news couldn't get any more shocking, Ivanka Trump now finds herself in the middle of a potential scandal in China. Read More »

Theresa May Promises 'Certainty' After Queen Approves Plan To Form Government


But British parliamentary elections are a very different beast from USA elections. The British pound fell dramatically Friday morning after election results showed that the Conservative Party had lost the majority in Parliament. - Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron. "It is clear that only the Conservative and Unionist Party has the legitimacy and ability to provide that", she said. Read More »

Britain's May in tough talks on forging governing alliance


Financial Times columnist Wolfgang Munchau warned against overestimating the effect of Britain's election on Brexit strategy, as numerous decisions will depend more on its European Union partners. The previous Northern Irish executive, with DUP boss Arlene Foster as First Minister and the late Martin McGuinness as her deputy, collapsed earlier this year. Read More »

Bill Cosby sex case jury to resume deliberations

Numerous jurors were expressionless during testimony, but a few were smiling and chuckling when they entered the courtroom on Monday afternoon to receive final instructions from Steven T. Cosby didn't testify at the six-day sex assault trial. Legal experts and courtroom observers generally dismissed that suggestion as a bluff, perhaps created to throw prosecutors - who ended with a lot of momentum - off balance. Read More »

A Brexit strategy for a weak United Kingdom govt

But despite jubilation among Mr Corbyn's supporters at bloodying Mrs May' s nose, Labour MP Chris Leslie said the party should not pretend it achieved a "famous victory". "The date for the beginning of negotiations is now unclear". In May's camp, recriminations were immediate and stinging. Given the magnitude of those discussions - and the lingering uncertainty as to what, exactly, Brexit will mean - May called the June 8 snap election as a means of strengthening her negotiating position ... Read More »

Woman strips naked at Jerusalem's Western Wall, walks into men's section

Police said she was taken for a psychological evaluation. One witness told Israel's Channel 2 , "She came in clothed and at some stage took off her clothes". In light of the incident, authorities summoned the young woman's parents, who said that their daughter suffered from mental illness. The Western Wall is the last remnant of the supporting wall of the second Jewish temple, built by King Herod and destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD. Read More »

UK Conservatives rally around beleaguered PM Theresa May ahead of Brexit talks

DUP leader Arlene Foster is due to see May on Tuesday for crunch talks, which could force the delay of the government's presentation of its legislative programme to parliament by Queen Elizabeth II, due on June 19. In another sign of Mrs May's weakening grip on power, MPs who attended the 1922 Committee revealed she was open to more backbench input on policy and a greater role for Chief Whip Gavin Williamson. Read More »