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Europe's leaders are running out of patience with Britain over Europe

She added that she hoped for a settlement "sooner rather than later". According to those who discussed the outlines of a possible deal with the party two years ago, the answer is £1 billion ($1.3 billion). Asked about Major's intervention at a press conference in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron, May said: "We remain steadfast in our commitment to the agreements ..." "We haven't negotiated, we haven't progressed". Read More »

May Sets Up Meeting With Irish "Kingmakers"

The report cited unnamed sources, and the finance ministry declined to comment. Mrs Foster said gay rights were social issues for the Northern Irish parliament to deal with. Seeking to set the tone, David Davis, the cabinet member in charge of European Union exit negotiations, says speculation about her removal is "unbelievably self-indulgent". Read More »

Russian Federation collusion claim 'detestable lie': US Attorney General

He defended his answer during his confirmation hearing to a question posed by Sen. Comey testified he did not tell Sessions Trump had asked him to drop a probe into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation because he suspected Sessions would soon need to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple Theresa May

Opposition party leaders were also quick to call for her resignation, including the Liberal Demo- crats' Tim Farron , who said: "We will now have a government that is weaker and less stable at a time when we are about to embark on the most hard and complex negotiations in our history". Read More »

Greek PM congratulates Labour's Corbyn on election result

Just after noon, she was driven the short distance from Downing Street to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system. Labour surpassed expectations by winning 262. Comey on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of firing him to try to undermine the bureau's investigation of possible collusion between his 2016 presidential campaign team and Russian Federation, but did not say whether he thought the president sought to ... Read More »

Talks on the resumption of power sharing to recommence today


The dispute has prompted renewed calls for a chairman from outside the United Kingdom and Ireland to be appointed. Earlier Mr Brokenshire appeared to rule out an independent mediator to chair the Stormont talks amid criticism his impartiality has been compromised by the anticipated Democratic Unionist/Conservative parliamentary deal. Read More »

Schumer mocks freaky Trump Cabinet meeting

It was nearly as if there was a competition among cabinet members to see who could come up with the greatest adulation with the hope that their positions will be secured based on their ability to offer the best compliments. "It felt very North Korean, you know, everybody giving praise to the leader". Brendan Nyhan is a professor of government at Dartmouth. NYHAN: That's a more common occurrence in nondemocratic regimes which are trying to portray themselves as being popular. Read More »

Women make historic advance with more than 200 elected as MPs

The Queen would not expect to become involved in any negotiations, but the Palace would be kept informed via representatives of the political parties or the Cabinet Secretary. Former Tory Chancellor George Osborne has said the Lib Dems wouldn't go into coalition with the Conservatives again. Labour took Canterbury, a seat which had been held by Conservatives since 1918. Read More »

Actor Adam West who portrayed TV 'Batman' dies at age 88

Batman ran for three seasons on ABC and also spawned a 1966 feature film. Commonly known as Adam West , he had made a record 156 individual screen appearances as Batman , including 120 in the live-action television series, along with several animated series. Read More »

Debut goal against Somalia my favourite - Gyan


This follows his refusal to handover his customized armband to his deputy, Andre Ayew when he [Gyan] was substituted in the game against Ethiopia. "Well very soon I will join the team.I left the team due to some injuries and I needed time to get more better because I know Ghana got a lot of talents, " Asamoah said after picking up his Calcio Trade Ball Inspirational Award. Read More »

Truth-teller Trump: Comey lied

But with multiple investigations into the Trump campaign's ties with Russian Federation still hanging over his Administration, the celebratory tweets and statements may be premature. "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction", Mr Trump said in the White House Rose Garden, during a news conference with the visiting Romanian president. Read More »

UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

The chaos has also weighed on the pound, which has plunged nearly two percent since Thursday, and the government may have to delay the announcement of its policy plans to parliament. Ministers have already said that the Queen's Speech may have to be set back from its scheduled date of next Monday, June 19, because of the ongoing negotiations. Read More »

MATTIS: 'We are not winning in Afghanistan'


He said he had expected the plan in the first 30 to 60 days of the new administration and snapped: "We want a strategy. However, if we look more broadly at the protection of the country but in no way does that relief me of the need to deliver that strategy to you, sir", Mattis said. Read More »

European Union impatient for Brexit talks amid United Kingdom post-election chaos

One senior pro-EU lawmaker who attended a party meeting with May - and who herself opposed Brexit previous year - said the prime minister told them she wanted to build a "consensus" on how to pull out of current arrangements with Britain's main trading partner."She recognised the different views in the party on Brexit and she also recognised the need to not just reflect the party but indeed the parliament and the country", the lawmaker said. Read More »

Firefighters In London Battle Massive High-Rise Fire


The sounds of sirens and helicopters is non-stop as locals and residents, evacuated from the building, begin to gather outside to watch the blaze. I think at that point you either jumped to try and save your life but break a few bones, or got engulfed in the flames. Read More »

Donald Trump Slams 'Very Cowardly' Comey for 'Totally Illegal' Leak

In his testimony, Comey also said Trump asked him in January to pledge loyalty to the president, an unusual request that would put in doubt the independence of the Federal Bureau of Investigation . "One hundred per cent", Mr Trump said. PRESIDENT TRUMP: Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future. "I will tell you I didn't say that ". Read More »

Trump calls leak of Comey memo 'cowardly'

The U.S. House Intelligence Committee leaders sent a letter to the White House today, asking if any tape recordings exist of conversations between ousted FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump . Special prosecutor Robert Mueller will be investigating Trump's firing of Comey for possible obstruction of justice. The US president was asked by a journalist if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath. Read More »

Over 200 London firefighters battle North Kensington blaze in 27-story high-rise

Six people have died and police expect the death toll to rise further after a blaze swept through the 24-story apartment block in central London . More than 600 residents tried to escape as the fire broke out in the middle of the night. local time. At least 50 people have been taken to five London hospitals. He said he heard sirens, helicopters and shouting and then saw the building engulfed in flames. Read More »

No UK govt deal likely Wednesday due to London fire: DUP

DUP leader Arlene Foster said on Tuesday that "good progress" had been made in talks with the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street. The DUP gained 10 seats in the election last week. New Environment Secretary Michael Gove indicated the Government was ready to soften its approach to austerity, telling BBC Radio 4's Today programme "we also need to reflect on what the election result told us about the way that people want to see the economy managed in the future". Read More »

USA ambassador to Qatar resigns amid Gulf crisis

Kingdom of Al Saud is supported by the United States in this regard but Qatar also hosts the al-Udeid airbase, the largest U.S. military base in the Middle East, which is home to more than 10,000 USA servicemen and serves as a major communications and operational center for Washington in the region. Read More »

Late-Night Hosts Pick Apart Jeff Sessions' Testimony (and Accent)

The Senate Intelligence Committee hearing is the latest step in multiple ongoing investigations into Russian meddling in last year's US presidential election and Trump's firing of another FBI chief, James Comey , who was heading the investigation into Russian meddling when Trump dismissed him a month ago. Read More »

UK election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows


The change was unlikely to significantly quell unrest within the party. There was no need for her to put her position on the line, and she had said earlier that an election was not needed. "If, as the indications have shown, and if this is correct that the Conservative Party has won the most seats and probably the most votes then it will be incumbent on us to ensure that we have that period of stability and that is exactly what we will do", Ms May said, without explicitly mentioning her own ... Read More »