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Lorde announces Melodrama world tour dates

Check out the tour dates Lorde has released (so far) below-there are more to come-and find ticket info here. Recently the singer revealed what it was like to cope with it. The Green Light chart star has booked a run of festivals in Europe and America during the northern summer and will kick off her world tour with six shows in New Zealand before heading here.

Three men arrested in connection with London attack

Two men aged 34 at 37 were held at separate addresses in Newham, while a third man aged 33 was arrested in Waltham Forest. Counter terror officers arrested a 30-year-old man in Ilford on the early hours of Wednesday morning, after a 27-year-old man was taken into custody in Barking, east London , on Tuesday.

Madrid is banning manspreading

The signs show a man spreading his legs to take up space in the next seat with a large red "X" indicating it's not appropriate. The change comes about after a group called Mujeres en Lucha (Women at War) launched a social network campaign against "manspreading" and presented a petition signed by 10,000 people to Madrid city hall.

United Kingdom election puts Brexit talks in doubt

Corbyn's newly energized Labour Party officially backs Brexit - since voters endorsed it in a referendum past year - but many important figures in the party advocate a much "softer" Brexit, and their views now may now carry sway. But analysts say it now appears the prime minister made a serious miscalculation. The poll put Tories on 314 seats, with Labour on 266, the Scottish National Party on 34, Liberal Democrats on 14, Plaid Cymru on three and Greens on one.

The big name MPs who lost their seats overnight

But the party failed to capitalise on their anti-Brexit stance taking just 12 seats in Parliament. Clegg was deputy prime minister in the Lib Dem's coalition government with the Conservative Party following the 2010 United Kingdom election.

Notre Dame attacker pledged support to Islamic State

No group immediately claimed responsibility, but police searching the man's residence outside Paris found a declaration of allegiance to the Islamic State group, according to the Paris prosecutor's office. "When I knew him he was pro-West and very much a supporter of democratic values". Ikken is enrolled as a doctoral student specializing in communication at Metz University in eastern France.

Trump stays mum on Comey testimony, while son live-tweets

Comey said it was clear pressure on the person in charge of the investigation. "On top of that the Russian Federation investigation itself is vital, because of the threat", he said. On May 12, when Trump tweeted a warning that " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press", Comey was ready.

Democrats pounce on Handel for 'livable wage' remark

And it certainly could become grist as Democrats nationally continue their efforts to frame Trump and Republicans as foes of the working class. The opponents were asked to comment on the minimum wage in Georgia, which is now $5.15 per hour.

Police identify third suspect in London Bridge attack

O'Leary, who had a child with Redouane, said she was "deeply shocked, saddened and numbed" by what he had done before being shot dead by authorities in Borough Market , along with Butt and their accomplice, Youssef Zaghba . Seven people died in the assault that occurred Saturday when three masked men drove a van into pedestrians on the bridge before jumping out and stabbing people at random, police said.

British Election Produces Turmoil; Future of Prime Minister Theresa May in Doubt

The Conservatives still have the most seats but Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party was the night's big victor, gaining more than 30 seats in Parliament, while the pro-Brexit United Kingdom Independence Party saw its share of the vote collapse. He said he was "very proud" of the results so far, which he said were a "vote for hope for the future" and said people were "turning their backs on austerity".

Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key

Although current and former MPs - including those from her own party - have called May's leadership into question, she is reported to have no intention of resigning and has arrived at Buckingham Palace to inform the Queen of the deal with the DUP and request permission to usher in her second government .

May's 'own goal' makes Brexit talks a messy prospect, say European Union leaders

That was also the broadly desired outcome in Brussels, where leaders believed that a stronger May would be better able to cut compromise deals with the European Union and resist pressure from hardline pro-Brexit factions in her party to walk out without a deal.

Pennsylvania House gears up for huge gambling expansion vote

A defined contribution-only option. He released a statement that reads in part, "Today's vote is an important step in improving the state pension system's stability for years to come". "To the taxpayers of Pennsylvania , I apologize". He would make the age to participate 18, the same as purchasing a lottery ticket. Barbin said the plan ignores the problem that is creating a burden for the state government and public schools - the cost of trying to rein in the pensions' debt.

Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Agreement

Former FBI Director James Comey will say Thursday that President Donald Trump asked him about the former national security adviser Michael Flynn and to "see your way clear to letting this go", according to a copy of his opening remarks posted online.

Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

President Donald Trump's decision to quit the Paris climate accord will further erode U.S. moral and political leadership in the world, France's ambassador to the United Nations has said. Trump's decision to scrap the Paris deal has left him isolated on the world stage and prompted a backlash at home, with several state governors, city mayors and powerful companies already drawing up plans to meet the pact's emission targets - without Washington's backing.

Police shoot, injure attacker outside Paris's Notre-Dame cathedral

The Paris police department said an officer shot and injured the man after he attacked an officer with a hammer. University of Lorraine President Pierre Mutzenhardt told France Bleu radio that the suspect was enrolled as a student at the school in eastern France, where he had been working since 2014 on a thesis about North African media.

Testimony resumes in Ohio police shooting retrial

Tensing was a University of Cincinnati officer when he shot DuBose as he tried to drive away from a traffic stop. In the first trial's opening statements, prosecutors said that Tensing told investigators he intentionally shot and killed DuBose.

Nick Clegg biggest casualty among General Election 'big beasts'

Having stood down as Lib Dem leader in 2015, Mr Clegg returned to the party's front bench as Brexit spokesman and remained one of the country's leading pro-Remain voices. He then ran for the seat as an independent candidate instead of a Conservative against Olney, but she was elected MP in December, receiving 20,510 votes to Goldsmith's 18,638.

Qatar willing to talk to resolve Gulf crisis - foreign minister

After apparently showing support for the moves against Qatar in tweets sent on Tuesday, Trump on Wednesday called Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani and later UAE's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to calm the situation. While its flag carrier Qatar Airways now flies increasingly over Iran and Turkey, the airline has been blocked from landing elsewhere in the Middle East.

America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind

The wind direction, like yesterday, will provide for optimum racing with an interesting breeze off the hills and flat water at the top end in the south and a chop at the bottom marks out towards Spanish Point. It's a vision that the team are as committed to now as they were at the official launch on that attractive day at the Royal Museums Greenwich. Ainslie, one of the world's most accomplished sailors, said he's never experienced a day like Tuesday in his 30 years of competitive sailing.

Rahul Gandhi stopped from entering Mandsaur, arrested

Gandhi then met some farmers and expressed solidarity with them. Violence flared up in Mandsaur , Madhya Pradesh after five protesters were killed in police firing with farmers blocking highways, torching factories and attacking government officials.

What we learned from Comey's testimony

Fired FBI Director James Comey's much-hyped testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee was the rare Washington hearing that actually lived up to its billing. At the same time , he strongly suggested obstruction. But he also testified that another member of the FBI's leadership team believed that Trump's conduct "will fall within the scope" of the Russian Federation investigation and was therefore "reluctant" to assure the president that he was not personally under investigation.

May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

Seeking to capitalise on sky-high popularity ratings, she called the election a few weeks later, urging voters to give her a stronger mandate to go into Brexit talks that are expected to begin as early as June 19. A hung parliament is seen as a sign the government's direction of travel is less certain. "What's happened is people have said they've had quite enough of austerity politics".

Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE announced about breaking their diplomatic relations with Qatar June 5, accusing Doha of supporting terrorist organizations and destabilizing the situation in the Middle East. Notably, Gard said that vessels may continue to trade to and from Qatar without creating legal questions for their insurers - so long as they do so in a manner that does not violate the embargo.

'Gays for Trump' Group 'Deplorable Pride' Banned From Charlotte Pride Parade

Talbert, a member of "Gays for Trump, which is not affiliated with the "Gays for Trump" based in Greensboro, NC, said he and a fellow gay Trump supporter sent in an application to Charlotte Pride so they could have a float in this year's Charlotte Pride Parade".

Men Investigating Chinese Supplier of Ivanka Trump's Shoe Line Missing, Arrested

One of the activists, Hua Haifeng, was detained by local police in Jiangxi province for "illegal surveillance", said Li Qiang , the head of China Labor Watch . Huajian makes millions of shoes for Western brands every year. "Wei Xuegang, who is an assistant to Huajian Group's president, said the firm" doesn't know about the situation", adding: "We haven't heard of this labor organization".

Ex-FBI chief's ire over Trump laid bare in testimony

Comey allowed, under questioning from Sen. Philip Allen Lacovara, a former deputy solicitor general in the U.S. Justice Department, told As It Happens host Carol Off that he believed Comey's testimony was enough to establish elements of a crime.

UK police name third man behind London terror attack

He is believed to have been an Italian national of Moroccan decent. Collina moved back to Italy and took up residence in a Fagnano. Earlier in the day, it was reported that London attack ringleader Khuram Butt was identified as a major potential threat, which led to an investigation starting in 2015.

New Rochelle Girl Found Dead in Home

When Mahon arrived at the home , she noticed the shades were drawn upstairs. White then emerged covered in blood with injuries to both of his wrists. "She was lovely and I know the family, just - she was the light, she was the light of their lives", Mahon told the news station. Michelle Hord-White echoed the babysitter's sentiment, saying in a statement that " no words could sum up all that Gabrielle meant to us but she was our light ".

United Kingdom election: Hung Parliament as Theresa May fails to gain majority

Those negotiations could now take on a very different approach. With only 25 of the 650 seats still to declare, the results largely bore out the exit poll, which predicted the Conservatives would get 314 of the 650 House of Commons seats, down from 330.

After Clinton investigation, Gowdy has a new target

Gowdy never officially announced a bid for the post, but he was considered a lock to get it ahead of the House GOP Steering Committee's meeting Thursday where the decision was made. The Oversight Committee has jurisdiction over the executive branch and the District of Columbia. In a letter to his constituents, Chaffetz wrote about his departure at the end of this month, "My life has undergone some big changes over the last 18 months", Chaffetz said.

Conservatives lead, but Labour gains big in British election

With just a handful of seats left to declare, Thursday polls shows gains for the opposition Labour Party . "If there is a message, the Prime Minister called the election because she wanted a mandate. The Green Party would be unchanged with one seat and Plaid Cymru still have three MPs in Wales, according to the poll. This would require her juggling to keep different factions of her party on side and leaves her at constant risk of alliance-building by opponents aimed at softening her ...

Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani speaks to an AFP reporter in Doha , on June 8, 2017. The UAE , along with Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt , is mounting an unprecedented diplomatic and economic blockade against Qatar, alleging ties to terrorism.

Trump To Nominate Former Justice Dept Lawyer To Lead FBI

Chris Christie in the Bridgegate scandal. Trump's tweets that his choice - lawyer Christopher Wray - is "a man of impeccable credentials". "Details to follow", Trump said in a Twitter message. Wray is a personal attorney for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie , a major supporter of Trump who is often mentioned as a possible future high-ranking administration post.

In spotlight, a steely Comey unloads on Trump

From his opening remarks, the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director made clear he believes President Trump was not truthful when he stated he fired Comey because the Federal Bureau of Investigation was in disarray and poorly led.

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