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The UK's Queen's Speech Delayed for Most British Reason Ever

Any hope for a continuation of Tory rule looks set to depend on a consensus with the Northern Irish party, following last week's General Election result in which the Conservatives dramatically lost their majority. During the meeting, she told MPs: " I'm the person who got us into this mess, and I'm the one who will get us out of it ". Tomorrow, 13 June, the head of the conservatives, Theresa May, who intends to retain the post of Prime Minister, can meet in London with the leader of ...

Macron meets Putin, warns over Syrian chemical weapons

Macron agreed, adding, "we disagree on a number of things but at least we discussed them". Ushakov said that the two leaders will also have a "frank" discussion on Syria, where Russian Federation has backed Syrian President Bashar Assad and France has pushed strongly for his removal.

Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump

The suit seeks an injunction to put a stop to these alleged violations. The President's critics argue that foreign actors have an incentive to schedule stays there, and that the hotel may be drawing business away from other event spaces including the taxpayer-owned DC convention centre, and another taxpayer subsidised convention centre in Maryland .

United Kingdom election: Theresa May's 'snap election' gamble backfires

Labour is on course to win 261 seats, a result described as "incredible" by Corbyn. During the election campaign he spoke in Cambridge and praised the Labour leader's "courage". Many analysts said it was unlikely May could remain leader for long now that her authority has been eroded. Katie Perrior, who quit as May's communications chief in April, said Timothy and Hill were "great street fighters but poor political leaders" and exercised too much power over the prime minister.

Scores gather outside Pulse to honor massacre victims

Nelson spoke about the Pulse massacre on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Monday. Three other memorial services are being held Monday. "And since that morning we've come together in so many different ways, to support the survivors, the victim's families, the first responders", Dyer said.

Qatar Airways calls on UN body to declare Qatar measures illegal

This comes after Qatar appeared Sunday to be ready to listen to the concerns of Gulf Arab states that cut ties. A six-member Qatari delegation had reportedly visited Islamabad last week to relay a message from the Qatari emir, asking Pakistan to play a positive role in resolving the diplomatic crisis engulfing the Middle East, Dawn reported .

Puerto Rico votes overwhelmingly for statehood

However, from 2.2 million registered voters, only 23% were present at the polls while the opposition urged the people to boycott the election. His Puerto Rican Republican Party also called on U.S. About 97 percent of the votes were for statehood, representing a significant increase over the 61 percent that voted for statehood in 2012. According to U.S.

Saudi carrier seeks to poach Qatar Airways crews

Qatar's foreign minister told state-funded broadcaster Al Jazeera on Monday that his country and the United States were in touch with the emir of Kuwait who is leading mediation efforts on the Gulf's diplomatic crisis. Even though the prices of Qatar's global bonds have dropped sharply, Emadi said he saw no need for the government to step into the market and buy those bonds to support prices.

LA apartment construction site burns

One man, later identified as 20-year-old Benicio Garcia , was detained by arson investigators after police found him holding a lighter. The burned fiercely in early Monday in the wood framing of an east Hollywood apartment complex under construction, blew out windows in an adjacent multi-story apartment building and damaged a single-family home on the other side of the blaze.

Saudi carrier looks to poach Qatar Airways staff

Energy giant Qatar Petroleum said in a statement on Saturday that it was "business as usual" despite a spiralling diplomatic crisis involving Doha and its Gulf neighbours. All except Bahrain barred Qatari flights from their airspace, compelling Qatar Airways to use longer routes over Iran. Ghasemi also says of the countries involved: "They should move toward peace and stability in the region and we invite them to negotiating and exercising restraint".

Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

The agency's response comes as Trump has been coy about whether any tapes exist of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey . The request from the Journal sought recordings or transcripts of any recordings made after January 20 at the White House. How did that White House fence-jumper make it so far? "It's not hard to conclude that partisan politics may be one of the motivations behind the suit", White House press secretary Sean Spicer said during a press ...

Qatar Starts Maritime Operations through Oman, Assisted by Iran

Qatar is home to the largest USA military base in the region. Saudi Arabia's closure of Qatar's only land border earlier this week sparked fears of major price hikes and food shortages for its population of 2.7 million people, with long queues forming as some supermarkets began running out of stock.

Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre

LGBT people of color and those with disabilities were more than twice as likely as whites and the able-bodied to be the victims of harassment and non-fatal forms of violence, the report said. The club's owner, Barbara Poma, is developing plans to build a memorial at the Pulse site. Ariana marked the anniversary by posting a picture of floral tributes outside Pulse on her Instagram page.

White House says travel ban is 'fully lawful'

The judges ruled against Trump on both the effort to bar from U.S. entry travelers from Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen for 90 days, and on the clause suspending the refugee program for 120 days. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the order. This is the second court to rule against the legality of the president's travel ban .

Puerto Ricans vote in favour of being 51st U.S. state

Almost half a million Puerto Ricans have moved to the US mainland in the past decade to find a more affordable cost of living or jobs as the island of 3.4 million people struggles with a 12 percent unemployment rate. general election. Chanting " Puerto Rico Not for Sale ", people marched in front of their idol, while others called on the USA to release of the nation's " political prisoners ".

Puppy deemed too sweet to be police dog gets new job

The pup "did not display the necessary aptitude for a life on the front line", police said, according to the BBC . A German shepherd in Australia has found his new goal in life after he was sacked from the police dog academy for being cordial to people.

Panel probing Panama scam asks PM Nawaz Sharif to appear before it

On June 2, the Prime Minister's youngest son Hassan Nawaz appeared before the six-member probe team headed by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Additional Director General Wajid Zia, reports Dawn news. A day earlier, Sharif's elder son, Hussain Nawaz, appeared before the JIT for the third time to defend the money trail of the Sharifs' London properties.

Mattis Calls Out China's 'Contempt' For Nations' 'Interests'

The U.S. military said last Tuesday that it "successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile target" in a test conducted amid concerns over the North's weapons program. Beijing has built up and militarised numerous islands and reefs it controls in the region. Mattis also directed severe criticism at China's land reclamation and militarization activities in the South China Sea.

Mitrovic equalizes for Serbia to frustrate weakened Wales

The draw means Ireland maintain their four-point lead over the Austrians in Group D, although they were perhaps fortunate to emerge with a point on a night when they were second best for long periods. Getting beaten by Wales on the final day, however, could prove fatal if they fail to get three points against the Serbs. Edwards and Aaron Ramsey were being asked to support Vokes quickly, while Serbia were slow to get their playmaker, Southampton's Dusan Tadic , on the ball.

Qatar Airways demands United Nations action against Saudi-led 'blockade'

The International Civil Aviation Organization "should heavily get involved, put their weight behind this to declare this an illegal act", he told CNN Money. were in touch with Kuwait , the main mediator between the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council ( GCC ), "to calm the situation". Iran and Turkey have also already shipped food to Qatar.

Israeli Woman Runs Naked Across Western Wall Plaza

It was not immediately clear why the 23-year-old Israeli chose to remove her clothes, but police said she was completely naked. "She seemed to be determined, as if she wanted to cause a provocation", a witness told Channel 2 . Her parents told police that she suffered from mental health issues, Channel 2 reported . The woman was at the women's section of the wall, with visits there separated by gender under strict interpretation of Jewish law.

Hundreds of demonstrators arrested in Russian Federation

There is a risk of violence as Mr Navalny's supporters descend on Moscow city centre for an unauthorised protest. The anti-corruption rallies called for by Mr Navalny were held in more than 100 Russian towns and cities on Monday. But Navalny said late on Sunday that the authorities had pressured firms into refusing to supply him and his allies with sound and video equipment to make themselves heard and seen, a move he said was created to humiliate protesters.

SNP could lose half parliamentary seats

She said: 'This has been a disaster for Theresa May. As the first Scottish results came in, the Conservatives won Angus to the west of Dundee - another unexpected SNP loss that indicated a strong swing towards pro-UK parties. Those suggested the SNP would lose about 12 constituencies, although senior figures were braced for the loss of 15 seats. Other prominent nationalists who have lost their seats are Mike Weir, who had represented Angus in the House of Commons since 2001, and ...

Qatar says backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states

As part of the measures against Qatar, Al-Jazeera has also been blocked in Saudi Arabia, the UAE , Egypt and Bahrain. Qatar's Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, told Al Jazeera earlier on Monday that Qatar and the USA were in touch with Kuwait, the main mediator between the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council ( GCC ), "to calm the situation".

DUP and Sinn Féin make big gains in Northern Ireland

With the Lib Dems picking up just 12 out of parliament's 650 seats, Smith was convinced his stance against the two dominating parties would not block Britain's European Union departure. Over 200 female MPs have been elected-that's a record high for the United Kingdom parliament, which has a total of 650 members. The party will fall behind her - for now - because the alternative is so much worse for them.

Liberal cabinet sworn-in but defeat looms for BC's minority government

That concession ensures the province won't face a constitutional crisis, with either a legislature deadlocked at 43 votes apiece, or with an NDP speaker breaking long-held convention by voting to bring down the government. Michelle Stilwell - Social Development and Social Innovation. Donna Barnett - minister of state for rural economic development . Todd Stone - Transportation and Infrastructure.

Iran says 7 arrested in connection with Tehran attack

Iran has arrested nearly 50 people in connection with twin attacks on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said, as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected militants. In a video that appeared to have been recorded before the attack on Tehran , five masked fighters were shown threatening Shias in Iran as well as the Saudi Arabian government saying their turn "will come".

Cosby lawyers accuse Andrea Constand of lying to police

Cosby's lawyers said that when Constand spoke with Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, police by phone on January 19, 2005, she said the exact date of the incident was March 16 - a date she thought she had confirmed by contacting someone else who attended the Central High dinner.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Testify Publicly on Tuesday

There had been some question as to whether the hearing would be open to the public, but the Justice Department said Monday he requested it be so because he "believes it is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him".

Five things we learned from the United States' draw with Mexico

DeAndre Yedlin remained on the right, with Tim Ream and Omar Gonzalez joining Geoff Cameron in the center and 35-year-old DaMarcus Beasley on the left, Beasley, who had not started for the USA since October 2015, became the first American to appear in qualifiers of five World Cup cycles.

Oman welcomes Gulf step on intermarried families in Qatar crisis

United Nations aviation body should declare Gulf Arab measures against Qatari air traffic as illegal, the chief executive of Qatar Airways said in comments to CNN published on Monday, after some Arab states cut ties with Doha in a diplomatic row.

Attorneys general of Md. & DC plan to file "major lawsuit" against Pres

Frosh (Maryland), added that the continuation of the General Services Administration lease for Trump's hotel in Washington , DC despite the infringement of the contract terms should be considered illegal. Frosh said Trump regularly welcomes foreign diplomats to his hotel and appears frequently at Trump establishments, "using his role as president to raise their public profile".

EU hints that Brexit talks may not start on time

An executive at one global bank warned that because the negotiating clock is now ticking there is now a higher likelihood that the government will fail to get a deal altogether by the March 2019 deadline. In a bid to bolster support, May scrambled to make changes to her Cabinet and advisory team over the weekend, sacking Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , her two closest advisers, who had been unpopular among Conservative figures and widely blamed for contributing to May's much-maligned bunkered, ...

Shocking, says Rajnath Singh on Trump's cash-for-climate allegations

He further said that he was shocked over President Donald Trump's charge that India signed the Paris agreement to get "billions and billions and billions" of dollars from developed nations. "As the federal government turns its back on the environment, NY and states across the country are picking up the mantle of climate leadership and showing the world it's possible to address climate change while also creating good-paying careers", said NY governor Andrew Cuomo.

Trump's Comey claims contradicted by president's own son

According to Comey, Trump asked him to "go easy" in his investigation of ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, an unprecedented request from a president to the head of the FBI. But, according to Trump Jr., Trump did tell Comey he hoped it would go away. Trump's son, in other words, may very well be a witness. Ahead of Comey's testimony McDaniel created an opposition team operation made up of 60 staffers inside the RNC to defend the president, sending out thousands of tweets on social ...

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