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Author: 0 UK Election: Theresa May to form government with DUP backing

Worldwide rating agencies, closely monitoring the situation in the United Kingdom, have warned the country's creditworthiness faces a downgrade after the Conservative Party's failure to win a majority in Thursday's general election . The move might offer hope to Conservative lawmakers who have criticized her style of government. Just a couple of dissenting voices (quite the norm in parliamentary politics) would mean losing votes in the Commons.

Author: 0 After UK Election, The Only 'Certainty' In Britain Is Uncertainty

May has been pressing for a so-called "hard" Brexit, which would include leaving the EU's massive collective market and no longer allowing European Union citizens to live and work freely in the United Kingdom. So I think all our analysis this morning points to the possibility of a softer Brexit now opening up. "I asked for a categoric assurance that if any deal or scoping deal was done with the DUP there would be absolutely no rescission of LGBTI rights in the rest of the United Kingdom, in ...

People Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'
Author: 0 Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'

Trump was publicly silent while Comey testified on Thursday, but tweeted Friday an accusation that Comey - whom Trump fired in May - lied under oath. After news reports in mid-May about the conversation, the Justice Department did just this, appointing Robert Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, to oversee the Russian Federation probe.

People Pentagon successfully tests ICBM defense system for first time
Author: 0 Pentagon successfully tests ICBM defense system for first time

The latest test comes at a time of increasing tension between the United States and North Korea , which U.S. defense officials say is making rapid progress toward developing an intercontinental ballistic missile . And only half of the 10 missile defense system tests conducted in 13 years was successful. According to the agency, this test was the 18th one for the interceptor.

People May Struggles to Hang On as Election Plunges Britain Into Political Chaos
Author: 0 May Struggles to Hang On as Election Plunges Britain Into Political Chaos

She said despite losing a dozen MPs in the June 8 poll, she meant to press ahead with her plans to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union and forge a new trade deal with its former partners. The Good Friday Agreement was a major development in the peace process of the 1990s that brought peace to the region after decades of conflict. If May is to honour the wish of the 52 % of voters who opted a year ago to take Britain out of the European Union, she must find a way to bridge the ...

People Theresa May's two key aides quit following election
Author: 0 Theresa May's two key aides quit following election

In a DUP statement released at midnight, the party said: "The DUP held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge".

People UK Election 2017: Millions Of Voters Go To Polls
Author: 0 UK Election 2017: Millions Of Voters Go To Polls

In shock terms it brought back memories of last year's referendum result and Donald Trump's surprise USA election win. "Traders out there who were nervous about that exit poll but thought there was going to be an overall majority - you can see what they're doing, they're selling the pound".

People Scherzer one of the fastest to reach 2000 K's
Author: 0 Scherzer one of the fastest to reach 2000 K's

In just the fourth inning, he got Nomar Mazara swinging on a 1-2 slider that tailed inside. The game remained tied 1-1 until the top of the eighth when Texas busted out for four runs. DeShields reached on an error by Washington third baseman Anthony Rendon with one out in the eighth and pinch hitter Jurickson Profar walked. It's been well established that Max Scherzer can throw strikes which inevitably leads to accumulating a lot of strikeouts.

Author: 0 Trump claims 'complete vindication' after Comey testimony

Asked by a reporter if he had told Comey to drop the investigations into former national security adviser Flynn, Trump said , "I didn't say that". He hinted that there are no tapes of their conversations, contrary to a suggestion in a tweet he issued shortly after firing Comey.

People End Israeli occupation of Palestine: UN rights chief
Author: 0 End Israeli occupation of Palestine: UN rights chief

Haley made only a passing reference to poor human rights in Saudi Arabia, a longtime US ally that recently agreed to buy hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of USA -made weapons over the next decade. She elaborated on changes the Trump administration wants made to the council during a talk at the Geneva Graduate Institute. KELEMEN: At a time when the U.S.is pulling out of a global climate agreement and questioning longstanding alliances, Donahoe worries about the signal Trump would ...

People British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London
Author: 0 British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London

Armed police opened fire during two "terrorist incidents" at London Bridge and nearby Borough Market , a popular nightspot teeming with bars on a warm summer evening. Redouane had not aroused any suspicions. That is completely different to anything we have seen for a long time. Butt was father to a toddler and baby and a keen gym-goer and weightlifter, neighbours said.

Author: 0 Young Wonder Woman Actress Got Advice From Gal Gadot

She also loved the new movie starring actress Gal Gadot . Wonder Woman is all about a, well, a wonder woman , but that didn't stop her from having a fine-as-hell man on the side. With the way the first film featured mythological influences on very real events, a Wonder Woman sequel could certainly do the same here. "A lot of girls tell me how they looked up to her, " Renee said .

Author: 0 Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

The big-name hire comes after Qatar was ostracized by a host of Middle Eastern countries, including Saudi Arabia and the Untied Arab Emirates . In their apparent bid to secure U.S. They both "stressed the need to resolve the disagreements through negotiation and expressed their readiness to contribute to such efforts", the ministry said in a statement.

People N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories
Author: 0 N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

But rumors swirled of plots to oust May. The election result was a crushing blow to them, particularly as they rose so magnificently to the challenge of mounting a campaign with no advance warning. Now, Theresa May is seeking to form a government with the DUP - the only party who won enough seats to keep the Tories in power who haven't already rejected the idea of creating a coalition government with them.

People N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories
Author: 0 N.Irish unionists agree 'confidence' deal with Tories

But rumors swirled of plots to oust May. The election result was a crushing blow to them, particularly as they rose so magnificently to the challenge of mounting a campaign with no advance warning. Now, Theresa May is seeking to form a government with the DUP - the only party who won enough seats to keep the Tories in power who haven't already rejected the idea of creating a coalition government with them.

Author: 0 Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area

California lottery officials say the sole winning ticket for the $447.8 million Powerball jackpot was sold in Sun City, Calif. The 10th largest Powerball drawing was held Saturday night. The Powerball game is played in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. Those figures are just the amounts withheld up front; your final tax burden is likely to be even higher.

Author: 0 Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland may be election key

With 650 MPs in Parliament, 326 seats are needed for an absolute majority in the House of Commons. Foster did not take any questions from reporters at the brief news conference. And in a phone call with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the PM attempted to show it's business as usual by confirming she'll start Brexit talks as planned in the "next couple of weeks".

Author: 0 ITV: Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text

She named her Cabinet Sunday, keeping most of the ministers in their posts and even appointing an old adversary, Michael Gove, to the post of environment secretary. After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers, including finance minister Philip Hammond, would keep their jobs, May must name the rest of her team, who will take on one of the most demanding jobs in recent British political history.

Author: 0 Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes

Leahy will not let his cowardice go unanswered - and nor will the American people. Mr Sessions, who was a surrogate for President Donald Trump during the campaign, recused himself in early March from investigations related to the 2016 election.

People Trump blames Qatar for funding terror
Author: 0 Trump blames Qatar for funding terror

Qatar is home to a vital United States military base. But it has fallen out with its Arab neighbors, who accuse it of sponsoring extremist groups, some of them allegedly linked to arch Saudi foe Iran, fomenting trouble across the region. "We are courageous enough to acknowledge if things need to be amended", said Meshal bin Hamad Al Thani. The swift sequence of efforts to isolate Qatar leaves the country in an extremely precarious position - forty percent of the country's food is supplied ...

Author: 0 Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up

June 7, 2017. Trump's speech came the day before Comey's highly anticipated testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday as the White House faced fresh allegations about possible efforts by the president to influence the investigation into potential ties between his campaign and Russian Federation.

People British Police Search Address In London Bridge Attack Probe
Author: 0 British Police Search Address In London Bridge Attack Probe

Thomas' family were informed of his death today after his identity was confirmed, the police said. Police had issued an appeal for information about Thomas yesterday, saying he and his girlfriend were walking over the bridge when the attack started and that he might have been struck by the van and thrown into the river.

People School probing why pro-Trump yearbook photos were altered
Author: 0 School probing why pro-Trump yearbook photos were altered

A central New Jersey school district has come under fire from free speech advocates after yearbook photos of two students were digitally altered to remove references to President Donald Trump printed on their clothing. 'Rather, I applaud students for becoming involved in politics and for participation in our democratic society. The high school administration was not aware of and does not condone any censorship of political views on the part of our students.