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Conservatives and DUP start talks to agree 'programme for government' within days

But the discussion on Twitter, as well as the parallels to what the Labour Party did overseas, could eventually mean something for a Democratic Party that's still doing some soul-searching in the early days of the Trump administration. "Everybody is positioning themselves", said Anand Menon , professor of European politics and foreign affairs at Kings College London . "That's going to make it hard for the European Union 27 because they're going to want to know who they're talking to and ...

Mastermind of Tehran Attack Has Been Killed: Iran

The UAE, along with Egypt, has backed anti-Islamist former army commander Khalifa Haftar, appointed by a government and parliament based in the east. Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar, which is home to a major United States military base and is the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Brazil court split on whether to accept new evidence on Temer campaign

The court is now reviewing allegations that their ticket received illegal campaign funding, and could annul their victory. Temer, whose government's approval ratings are in the single digits, canceled meetings to follow the court session on television in his presidential office, an aide said.

Kyrie Irving: Warriors 'chatter' Provided 'extra motivation'

Golden State's ideal postseason is over. Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. Cleveland also set the record for most three-point shots made in an NBA Finals game with 24. "We obviously know you can't just go home and expect to win". Winning one series on the road is one thing. "I kind of liked the aura and what we had going on", Smith said.

Theresa May : Europe leaders say United Kingdom vote gamble could complicate Brexit

Their core, central message was strong and stable leadership. "Our two parties have enjoyed a strong relationship over many years", she said. And the objective of its campaign seemed to be not to get close even to winning the election but simply to avoid some sort of complete wipeout.

Iran Arrests 7 Accused of Aiding Deadly Tehran Attacks

Last year, they returned to the country under the leadership of Abu Aish to carry out terrorist attacks in the holy places of Iran, a statement by the Iranian Security Ministry said. The terrorist group's media arm, Amaq, released a video Thursday evening with what it claimed was a message from the Tehran attackers. Authorities have raised the death toll in a pair of Islamic State-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader to 16 people killed.

Boris Johnson Denies Plot to Topple UK PM May

May is under pressure after the Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election. The messages, seen by ITV News Political Correspondent Dan Hewitt, suggest that he is instead shoring up her support behind the scenes - at least for now.

Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey amid Gulf row

Their approval came as Washington joined intensifying worldwide efforts to heal the rift between the key Western Gulf allies , which has escalated into the region's worst diplomatic crisis in years. The State Department had said the U.S. learned only at the last minute about the Arab nations' plan to cut ties . But Mr Trump said that he, Mr Tillerson and military leaders decided during his trip to Saudi Arabia last month that a public rebuke was needed.

Philippines' Duterte not aware of US support against Islamists in Marawi

The President cited intelligence reports that the Maute Group was seeking to set up there a "province" for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), whose full recognition it was seeking. The petition was the fourth against martial law, but only the second seeking the nullification of the President's proclamation. The petition covers the entire Mindanao as the groups alleged there were no incidents similar to what is happening in Marawi that are simultaneously occurring in the 33 cities ...

May vows to stay as UK PM; says Brexit will go on

But after a strong showing in a parliamentary seat long held by the governing Conservatives , he sees a chance of a Labour revival under Jeremy Corbyn , the leader who many in the party had written off as an out-of-date socialist. With a weak negotiating partner, there's a danger the negotiations will turn out badly for both sides ... This would show her negotiating intentions to the European Union, take the wind from the sails of the SNP's promise of a second independence referendum ...

Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey amid gulf crisis

Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, which has cut transportation links and trade, had begun to hurt ordinary people in Qatar , impaired business dealings and harmed the USA battle against the Daesh (so-called IS) militant group.

Tillerson Calls for Middle East Countries to Ease the Qatar Blockade

Tillerson said the blockade was causing "unintended" humanitarian and business consequences and was "hindering US military actions in the region and the campaign against ISIS ", or the Islamic State terrorist group. Saudi Arabia has said Qatar needs to cut ties with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, if it wanted to end its isolation.

Iran says it killed mastermind of Tehran terror attack

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in Tehran on Wednesday. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deadly operation and threatened more attacks against Iran's Shiite majority, triggering a massive manhunt for IS followers by Tehran .

Iran has sent five planes of food to Qatar: airline

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shortly before Trump's remarks said the Gulf countries' land and air blockade of Doha was hurting the campaign against IS, an assessment Pentagon officials only partially corroborated. We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during the holy month of Ramadan. He warned that the Persian Gulf crisis is hindering USA efforts to fight the Islamic State group.

Environment Canada issues heat warning starting Sunday

Lambton Public Health officials are warning people to guard against heat-related illness, including heat stroke, by drinking fluids, resting and staying out of the sun.

Theresa May facing pressure to resign as coalition deal awaits

Conservative lawmakers called for May's joint chiefs of staff, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy , to be sacked for their key role in the election campaign. Previously, she said she wanted to take Britain out of the EU's single market and customs union in order to cut immigration. Writing in The Times , Kate Perrior, the former head of Communications at Downing Street, was scathing about the aggression and arrogance of Ms.

Thousands in Iran mourn victims of Tehran attacks

Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had initially played down the attacks, describing them as "firecrackers" that "will not have the slightest effect on the will of the people". The funerals of several of the victims were held on Friday in the Iranian capital in an official ceremony in Parliament and at the University of Tehran , where thousands of people gathered.

Trump Calls On Qatar To End Funding Of Terrorism, Extremists

Saudi Arabia and allies including Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties and transport links with Qatar on June 5 , accusing the Gulf state of supporting extremism. A White House official, however, pushed back on the notion that Trump and Tillerson were not on the same page. Tillerson said the administration is working with its sparring allies to resolve this diplomatic crisis and that the US will support mediation efforts along with the emir of Kuwait .

Britain's May reaches power deal in battle to cling on

May's office said Saturday that the Democratic Unionist Party , which has 10 seats in Parliament, had agreed to a " confidence and supply " arrangement with the government. The 32-year-old, who lives in London and works in publishing, said the left-wing veteran struck her as "consistent and genuine", with policies to match.

Crosby, Penguins rack up some historic playoff numbers

In the process, P.K. Subban was smashed by Sidney Crosby , sparking outrage from Preds fans who thought Crosby went over the line. "It was just one of those games where they were going and we were trying to find it and didn't really get it going at any point", Rinne said.

Two House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Donald Trump

Another allegation of him having given out top security information to the Russians during a meeting in the White House is also being looked at as an instance of him having breached his 'oath of office, ' which could also spell trouble for the President.

Thais in UAE warned not to comment on conflict with Qatar

Niger said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab countries that have cut ties with Doha over allegations it sponsors Islamist militants and Iran. Reuters reports that file claimed Qatar's Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani made statements warning against confrontation with Iran, and gave support to groups like Hamas and Hezbollah.

Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks, arrests others

The ministry released the photographs and first names of the five attackers without mentioning their family names or specifying the regions they hail from. The Iranian police also announced on Friday that they managed to seize 92 Colt handguns in the western province of Kermanshah. US President Donald Trump's response to the terrorist attacks in Iran has been denounced by Tehran as "repugnant ".

New election only alternative to deal with DUP - senior Conservative MP

May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority. Some say her failure means the government must now take a more flexible approach to the divorce. The British pound tumbled against the US dollar and the euro after the election result. May has said Brexit talks will begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament.

How Twitter reacted to the Tory-DUP government?

She was confident that she would strengthen her party's authority, increase its hold on parliament and, in doing so, its ability to negotiate Brexit without real opposition. Senior Tory figures also cast doubts about May's leadership. Numerous party members are also uncomfortable with the kind of deal that will have to be struck with the DUP, a socially conservative party that takes an opposing stance on issues such as abortion and same sex marriages.

Iranian Cleric Slams US for Creating Terrorist Groups

During the funeral, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani called the USA the " international " version of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). In the meantime, Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Wednesday implicitly pointed the finger of suspicion at Saudi Arabia for the terrorist attack in Tehran.

Comey Could Get $10M Book Deal After Clinton, Trump Matters

Comey recalled how Lynch told him to refer to the Clinton e-mail investigation as something other than what it was. Pelosi made the comment during a press conference, which is similar to the stance she took over Lynch meeting with former President Bill Clinton on an airport tarmac during the 2016 presidential election - while wife Hillary was being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Egypt's El-Sissi praises Trump's stance on Qatar

United States officials insisted the two men were sending the same message with different emphases, aimed at encouraging their Arab allies to put aside grievances and focus on fighting terrorism. and expressing concern that the deepening instability would hurt the US-led campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. He said that the cutoff is hindering the fight against Islamic State and provoking food shortages.

The Qatar Crisis: What Does It Mean?

He was referring to the enormous Al-Udeid airbase, the United States' biggest in the Middle East which is home to some 10,000 USA troops. In a speech aimed at cleaning up Trump's remarks, Sec. "The nation of Qatar, unfortunately, has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level", Trump said, echoing an allegation the Saudi-led group has used to justify cutting diplomatic ties to the tiny gas-rich country.

Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to keep supporting the outcast state as he recently approved an accord on Thursday for military training cooperation with Qatar, the news agency reported. That's created chaos across the Sunni Gulf nations, whose citizens regularly intermarry and conduct business across countries sharing long historic and cultural bonds.

Did Trump just say he'd testify under oath about Comey?

Regarding Qatar, home to USA military facilities and a diplomatic imbroglio with its Gulf Region neighbors, Trump said , "We ask Qatar and other countries in the region to do more, and do it faster". Comey in a meeting in early January - as well as descriptions of collusion between Trump associates and Russian agents. Why would he dismiss the attorney general and his son-in-law Jared Kushner if he didn't know he was about to say something significant and potentially inappropriate? ...

British police arrest another London bridge terror suspect

Police said the men tied 30cm pink ceramic knives to their wrists and had petrol bombs in the van. He said: "Because of the fact his payment method failed he couldn't get hold of that lorry". There were also office chairs, a suitcase and two bags of gravel which Haydon said might have been to add weight or to act as a cover story for their activities to friends and family.

Trump calls on Qatar to stop "funding" terrorism

The President said he helped those countries make the decision to break off relations with Qatar during his trip to Saudi Arabia last month . Referring to Tillerson's comments on the blockade, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech at a Ramadan fast-breaking dinner in Istanbul on Friday: "I say it should be lifted completely".

US, Turkey discuss Qatar row, Syria on phone call

The State Department had said the USA learned only at the last minute about the Arab nations' plan to cut ties. Turkey has maintained good relations with Qatar as well as several of its Gulf Arab neighbours. Mr Trump said he wanted Qatar "back among the unity of nations". He said Qatar remained committed to a Kuwaiti-led mediation effort, but that he had yet to receive a clear list of demands.

Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Theresa May 'all the way'

In the Sunday Mirror , opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who scored hefty gains in the election , said there was still a chance for him to be prime minister if May failed to form a government. May's two top aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, announced they had quit on Saturday, following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party.Britain's typically pro-Conservative press savaged May on Saturday and questioned whether she could remain in power, only two months after ...

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