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Author: 0 Theresa May to form minority government

With 649 of 650 seats declared, the Conservatives had won 318 seats and Labour 261 followed by pro-independence Scottish National Party on 34. After Thursday's vote, May's Conservative Party still has the largest number of lawmakers, but lacks a parliamentary majority.

Global Media Spicer Won't Say If Sessions May Claim Privilege
Author: 0 Spicer Won't Say If Sessions May Claim Privilege

Also in question is his recusal from the Russian investigation on possible interference during the November 2016 Elections. Until the panel chairman's statement on Monday, it had been unclear whether Sessions would testify in an open or closed setting.

Global Media No interest in renegotiating Paris climate deal; McKenna
Author: 0 No interest in renegotiating Paris climate deal; McKenna

The U.S. did participate in other aspects of the 15-page statement on sustainable development and private sector financing of climate change adaptation. The American government may have pulled out of the agreement, but the American people remain committed to it. Many local governments pledge to carry out the provisions of Paris with or without the Trump administration .

Author: 0 Britain's Duchess Catherine visits patients, medics after London attack

The Duchess of Cambridge has met victims of the London Bridge terror attack and hospital staff who were on duty that night. Before leaving today Kate is due to meet with senior hospital officials and get the opportunity to find out more about the psychological support that staff and patients have received following the attacks .

Global Media Britain's May Seeks Deal with Northern Irish Party to Cling to Power
Author: 0 Britain's May Seeks Deal with Northern Irish Party to Cling to Power

With 650 MPs in Parliament, 326 seats are needed for an absolute majority in the House of Commons. Asked if Yvette Cooper and Chuka Umunna - both of whom had been reported to be planning leadership bids if Labour lost seats in the general election - could come back to the front bench, Corbyn said: "I am the most generous person in the world".

Author: 0 United States spy planes help Philippine troops quell Marawi siege

The military said fighting in Marawi City entered its 21st day on Monday, with 191 Daesh-linked militants, 29 civilians and nearly 60 government troops killed. The U.S. has praised the Philippines for its resilience in the face of ISIS. Government forces have been battling the militants since late May and are now receiving help from the United States.

Global Media N. Korea showing 'great disrespect' to China
Author: 0 N. Korea showing 'great disrespect' to China

A third missile test in three weeks for North Korea on Monday (May 29) morning. On Sunday, North Korea launched its missile close to Wonsan, a city near the country's coast, said South Korean military sources. Saying the UN Security Council has "clear rules" about the use of missiles, China urged North Korea not to violate them. The government of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who took office in early May and who has advocated dialogue with the North, condemned Monday's launch.

Global Media Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar
Author: 0 Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

Saudi Arabia and its close allies in the region moved against Qatar, cutting off sea and air travel and moving to isolate their fellow sunni Gulf country. They warned, however, that their ability to make longer-term plans was being affected. "We are not ready to surrender, and will never be ready to surrender the independence of our foreign policy".

Author: 0 Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

Sessions could be asked about that part of Comey's testimony, as well as his role in Comey's firing last month. While the hearing will be held in public, there has been no time scheduled - at least as of Monday morning - for Sessions to stick around and testify in a closed hearing to discuss classified matters, according to those aides, who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.

Global Media Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes
Author: 0 Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

The request from the Journal sought recordings or transcripts of any recordings made after January 20 at the White House. On May 12, three days after he fired Comey, Trump suggested in a tweet that he had recorded their private discussions with Comey.

Global Media England win World Under-20 title with Calvert-Lewin strike
Author: 0 England win World Under-20 title with Calvert-Lewin strike

Everton striker Calvert-Lewin became the third England player to score in a World Cup final after Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters in 1966 - the last time England won any world title. Solanke found Everton forward Lookman with a lovely pass in the 22nd minute but his rasping shot only won the English team a corner as Venuezeula goalkeeper Wuilker Farinez pushed the ball out.

Author: 0 Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

On taking the leadership of the Conservative party , one of Theresa May's first acts was to sack Michael Gove from his role at the UK's Department of Justice. Corbyn is arguably the most radical left-wing party leader in British electoral history. May called the election in a bid to strengthen her mandate ahead of European Union exit talks.

Global Media Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public
Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

Justice Department claims that Sessions himself requested that his testimony be public rather than behind close doors like many Intelligence Committee hearings, according to a report on Monday, Sessions may remain tight-lipped anyway. The Justice Department has denied that, saying Sessions stressed to Comey the need to be careful about following appropriate policies. Trump has denied he tried to interfere with the probe.

Author: 0 Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

Legislators have called on Trump to release any such recordings that may exist. The information was provided to the Journal in response to a Freedom of Information Act request for recordings or transcripts of recordings made in the White House after January 20, the day Trump took office.

Author: 0 Another Federal Court Ruled to Keep Travel Ban on Hold

He also said the administration - which has already asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene and reinstate the revised travel ban - looks forward to hearing from the high court on the issue. Last week, Trump tweeted that the revised executive order was a "watered down" version of his original " travel ban ". Judges Kozinski and Bybee were criticized by some of their more liberal colleagues for discussing the merits of Travel Ban 1.0 after it had been superseded by a new order, and ...

Author: 0 Pakistan army says Indian firing kills 2 civilians

India on Monday accused Pakistan of again violating ceasefire along LoC in Poonch. It should be noted that unlike the Indian Army , the Pakistani Army operates on its own will and does not de facto obey the command of the elected representatives in the government, including the Prime Minister.

Author: 0 DUP backs deal to support Tory government

US President Donald Trump said in the Oval Office before a meeting with the President of Romania that the results of Thursday's election in the United Kingdom in which Theresa May lost her majority in parliament were unexpected. Many Tory candidates blamed the policy for driving voters back into the arms of the Labour Party. Foster said Friday it it would be "difficult" for May to continue in her role.

Global Media Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner
Author: 0 Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

A political expert ate his book on live TV after his predictions went wrong. If I bin them as a reliable site it won't be because I've left them, it'll because they left me years ago and they're refusing to come back even though they've got the flawless opportunity now that the electorate have proven that Jeremy Corbyn is electable .

Author: 0 Brazil's Michel Temer gets big victory in electoral court ruling

The news comes after reports that Brazil's Electoral Court resume trial into the allegations that the impeached President Dilma Rousseff and sitting President Michel Temer , who had been vice president then, received illegal funding in the presidential campaign of 2014.

Global Media US official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit
Author: 0 US official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit

A 15-page communique released at the end of the two-day ministerial summit made it clear there was a wide gap on the climate stance between United States and the other six countries, Xinhua news agency reported . Trump announced this month that the U.S. would not be bound by Paris targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions , saying they were unfairly damaging to the American economy and overly generous to India and China.

Author: 0 Political World Watching As Comey Begins Testimony

Still, regardless of whether or not he wants the president to succeed or be impeached, the Havard law professor insists that Comey's statement "may provide political ammunition to Trump opponents, but unless they are willing to stretch Comey's words and take Trump's out of context, and unless they are prepared to abandon important constitutional principles and civil liberties that protect us all, they should not be searching for ways to expand already elastic criminal statutes and shrink ...

Author: 0 North says Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missile

The decision by South Korea's new president to suspend the USA military's deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense - THAAD - missile defense system to the nation has drawn frustration this week from an influential Republican lawmaker in Washington .

Author: 0 Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

The result was a personal humiliation for Mrs May who called the election three years before she had to to bolster her position in Parliament as she embarked on the negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the EU. "Our two parties have enjoyed a strong relationship over many years", she said. Fallon told the BBC that in light of the election result a new approach was needed, welcoming the resignation of her two closest aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who were perceived by many ...

Global Media Democrat to grill US Attorney General Sessions on Comey firing
Author: 0 Democrat to grill US Attorney General Sessions on Comey firing

Originally, Sessions was going to testify on Tuesday before both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, as those panels conduct their regular budget hearings for 2018. The Russia "cloud" is growing over President Donald Trump and threatening to wreck another week for the embattled White House as one of his closest allies tries to avoid a public spectacle on Capitol Hill.

Author: 0 Alaska missile testing for Israel will be town hall subject

But "what they're doing right now is not just random launches of all sorts of missiles with various different ranges", said Jung Hoon Lee, an expert in North Korean nuclear history who is director of the Institute of Modern Korean Studies at Yonsei University in Seoul .

Global Media Sessions will testify in open hearing Tuesday before Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Sessions will testify in open hearing Tuesday before Senate Intelligence Committee

The hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. ET Tuesday. There had previously been debate whether Sessions' testimony would be open or closed door. "And so we were convinced - and, in fact, I think we had already heard that the career people were recommending that he recuse himself - that he was not going to be in contact with Russia-related matters much longer, and that turned out to be the case".

Global Media Trump welcomes NCAA champion football team to White House
Author: 0 Trump welcomes NCAA champion football team to White House

The Tigers are scheduled to leave from the campus just after 8 a.m. Monday. The Post and Courier reports two of the team's biggest starts will also be there. He shook hands with star quarterback Deshaun Watson and receiver Hunter Renfrow, who caught the winning touchdown with one second remaining. But then, a few minutes in, the President tossed in a weird little burn...

Author: 0 Top US environmental official leaves G7 summit abruptly

He said the other G-7 countries hoped to continue "constructive dialogue" with the USA, but insisted on the Paris parameters. The G7 is made up Britain , Canada, France , Germany , Italy , Japan and the United States, the world's seven biggest economies when the club was formed.

Author: 0 Russian Federation protests: Kremlin critic Navalny among hundreds detained

Mr Navalny was earlier granted permission to hold a rally at Sakharova Avenue but changed the location - without permission - on the eve of the demonstration to Tverskaya Street, near the Kremlin. Medvedev dismissed Navalny's allegations as politically motivated "nonsense" and called the opposition politician a muck-raking charlatan. Others were shouting "Freedom to Navalny" after the politician himself was picked up by police on his way to the protest in the stairwell of his building.

Author: 0 'Dear Evan Hansen': 5 things to know about the Tony-winning musical

Oslo , a crackling drama about the little-known backstory behind the 1993 Middle East peace talks, won the hard-fought competition for the best new play, reported New York Times. After winning the award for best actress in a musical for her performance in the revival of Hello, Dolly! Rebecca Taichman won best director of a play for her work on Indecent , and the play also received an award for lighting design.

Author: 0 Team USA earns 1-1 draw at Mexico

Mexico's World Cup qualifying campaign for Brazil 2014 and Russian Federation 2018 is like night and day. After six minutes, U.S. captain Michael Bradley intercepted a loose pass in midfield and found himself in a potential three on one situation, with two American forwards bursting forward and the Mexican defence on the backfoot.

Global Media Britain votes: What next for the UK?
Author: 0 Britain votes: What next for the UK?

The role of Mr Timothy and Ms Hill as Mrs May's joint chiefs of staff had been severely criticised by disgruntled Tories in the wake of the election result. The 10 DUP MPs would provide vital support to Mrs May after her majority was wiped out as the snap election gamble backfired, leaving her with 318 seats.

Global Media Shocking, says Rajnath Singh on Trump's cash-for-climate allegations
Author: 0 Shocking, says Rajnath Singh on Trump's cash-for-climate allegations

The Republican president, who had previously called climate change a "hoax" despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, said he thought the pact would harm the US economy without providing a tangible benefit. US President Donald Trump had last week announced last week that the US will opt out of the Paris climate accord as it cost the country in jobs and economy.

Author: 0 Spate of arrests in Iran following terrorist attacks

According to the statement , the team of five attackers had previously belonged to Sunni extremist groups inside Iran but later joined IS, where they went to fight in Mosul, Iraq, and Raqqa, Syria. Ali Larijani, the speaker of Iran's parliament, also spoke out ahead of the funerals. President Hassan Rouhani , a pragmatist more open to contacts with the West, attended the funeral alongside other clerics and officials.

Author: 0 Trump Jr.: There's 'no ambiguity' in my father's orders

Comey said he believed Trump fired him because of the Russian Federation investigation, and Trump himself cited "this Russian Federation thing" as a motivating factor for his decision to sack Comey during an interview with broadcaster NBC that aired last month.

Global Media Philippine flag raised on Independence Day in war-torn city
Author: 0 Philippine flag raised on Independence Day in war-torn city

About 30-40 militants used civilians as human shields, making it hard for troops to operate, and also positioned themselves in the city's many mosques. The result is that regional defense ministers and other security officials and professionals that lost territory in Iraq and Syria for ISIS might spur trained foreign fighters from the Middle East to make their way to the southern Philippines in an attempt to regroup.

Global Media Court trial to determine fate of Brazilian presidency
Author: 0 Court trial to determine fate of Brazilian presidency

Temer came under renewed pressure from Janot late Monday when he was ordered to answer more than 80 questions in a written deposition for his corruption case. Temer has been hanging by a thread since the revelation of the secret audio in which he is allegedly heard giving his blessing to payment of hush money by a meatpacking tycoon to a top politician jailed for corruption.

Author: 0 " "Trump calls Comey "leaks" of memos "'cowardly'"

The reporter asked Comey Jr. if had any reaction to the week's events, including his testimony before the Senate. "They're very unusual phone calls and, sort of, when I've been reading the stories about how the president has been contacting Jim Comey over time, feel a little bit like déjà vu", Bharara said.

Author: 0 UK urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Trump last week waded into the worst Gulf Arab rift in years and praised the pressure on Qatar , which Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain accuse of supporting Iran and funding Islamist groups, charges Doha denies. The four countries have cut off sea traffic to Qatar as part of severing diplomatic ties to the tiny, energy-rich nation. Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani) announced on Sunday two new shipping services will each run three times a week between Qatar's Hamad Port and the ...

Author: 0 Trump Expected To Restrict Trade, Travel With Cuba

In a tweet posted last November in the weeks following the U.S. presidential election, Trump warned he would scrap the Obama administration's diplomatic breakthrough with Cuba unless the Castro government showed a willingness to reach a new agreement.

Author: 0 Iran police kills four Islamic suspects in south

Iran's supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, played down the significance of the attacks, saying, "These fireworks have no impact on the will power of the people". It said they returned to Iran in August under the command of an Islamic State leader and escaped when authorities initially broke up their extremist cell.

Author: 0 Trump strikes back, says Comey lied

A Republican member of the Senate Intelligence Committee called on President Donald Trump to turn over any tapes of conversations with former FBI Director James Comey, while a Democratic member of the panel said the Senate Judiciary Committee needed to launch its own investigation.

Author: 0 Michael Gove returns to the Cabinet

A former journalist, Mr Gove has held a number of senior cabinet roles during his political career including having served as Secretary of State for Education from 2010 to 2014, and Secretary of State for Justice from May 2015 to July 2016.

Author: 0 Puerto Ricans skeptical of change after vote for statehood

The letter was published in the local newspaper El Vocero. The DOJ in its letter pointed out that Puerto Ricans are United States citizenship by birth, asking that the "potentially misleading" statement be removed. Rossello was nevertheless upbeat in announcing the result. Should Puerto Rico be admitted to the union if a representative majority of its residents vote for it? "It would be highly contradictory for Washington to demand democracy in other parts of the world, and not respond to the ...

Global Media John Oliver digs deep into the Brexit bucket on Last Week Tonight
Author: 0 John Oliver digs deep into the Brexit bucket on Last Week Tonight

Meant to shore up the British bargaining position going into the controversial "Brexit" from the European Union, May instead saw her conservative Tories losing major real estate and political capital to challenger Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party, leaving May (should she still be Prime Minister when the talks commence next week) wobbling into the not-at-all receptive room.

Global Media No DUP deal with Theresa May after statement made 'in error'
Author: 0 No DUP deal with Theresa May after statement made 'in error'

But a dismal campaign has left the Prime Minister fending off a mutiny in her own party. It comes as Mrs May struggles against a tide of anger from within her own party following her failure to win a majority and her decision to form a confidence and supply deal with the Democratic Unionist Party.

Global Media Spalding double murder: Daughter named as mother and sister killer
Author: 0 Spalding double murder: Daughter named as mother and sister killer

Dinner lady Elizabeth Edwards , 49, and her 13 year old daughter Katie were killed at their home in Spalding last April by Kim Edwards and her boyfriend Lucas Markham. Although the original plan was for the teenage boy to kill Elizabeth Edwards while Miss Edwards would stab Katie, Mr Markham offered to kill both victims after his girlfriend said she did not want to kill her sister.

Global Media Average gas price drops slightly to $2.40 a gallon
Author: 0 Average gas price drops slightly to $2.40 a gallon

The national average price for gas decreased $2.33 per gallon. Gas prices in Arkansas are also 2.8 cents per gallon lower than the same day a year ago and unchanged versus a month ago. A motorist fills up at the H-E-B gas station on Clear Lake City Boulevard in Houston a few days after OPEC's decision to cut oil production. "Today's national average price for gasoline is the lowest for mid-June since 2005 - not an easy record to attain".

Global Media The UK's Queen's Speech Delayed for Most British Reason Ever
Author: 0 The UK's Queen's Speech Delayed for Most British Reason Ever

But with the Tories and DUP still negotiating a deal to prop up May's minority Government the contents of the Speech are still to be finalised. The BBC reported that the decision to delay it revealed an "ambiguity" about what would go in it - with several manifesto pledges expected to be watered down or dropped - but also the need for the Tories to "nail down" DUP support.

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