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Big losers and close holds: Clegg loses his seat, Rudd hold on

Speaking after his defeat, Mr Clegg said: "In my time in parliament I have never shirked from political battles I have never retreated from the political battlefield". The biggest shock of the night as the results of the U.K. Election poured in Friday morning has been the Liberal Democrat MP Nick Clegg . O'Mara got 21,881 votes (38.37%) compared to Clegg's 19,756 (34.65%). Read More »

Qatar seeks diplomatic solution to Middle East row

The Gulf nations accused Qatar of supporting "terrorism". "We are not ready to surrender, and will never be ready to surrender, the independence of our foreign policy". Kuwait's Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah was met planeside by Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, when he arrived on Wednesday night. Qatar has denied the charges levelled at it. Read More »

Trump lawyer rejects Comey testimony, suggests prosecution

About an hour after Comey left the public stage, however, Trump lawyer Marc Kasowitz denied major details of his testimony, saying Trump "never, in form or substance, directed or suggested" that Comey should stop investigating anyone, nor did he demand loyalty from the former director. Read More »

Djokovic drops 1st 2 sets against Thiem in Paris

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic slips in his quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France. Thiem was beaten by Djokovic in his only other run to the last four of a grand slam a year ago and was hammered by him in Rome last month, but gained revenge with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 6-0 victory on Court Suzanne Lenglen 12 months later. Read More »

Trump attorney disputes Comey, says Trump was not under investigation

Columbia Law School's website became overburdened after Comey said he had asked a good friend who is a professor there to leak memos from his meeting with Trump to the media. Thus one big question going into the hearing was how Comey knew that Sessions was compromised. Sen. McCain added, "Maybe going forward I shouldn't stay up late watching the Diamondbacks night games". Read More »

Apple Unveils HomePod to take on Amazon's Echo

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Here's everything you need to know about tech's hottest new gadgets. Smart speakers are pretty good listeners, too. Siri on HomePod can also look for details such as who the music artists are behind a particular song on play. HomePod combines Apple-engineered audio technology and advanced software to deliver the highest-fidelity sound throughout the room, no matter where it's placed. Read More »

IOS 11 waves goodbye to iPhone 5 and 5c

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If you're wondering why Apple didn't mention screen recording during the iOS 11 segment of its Keynote address at WWDC ? The trickiest thing to get to grips with initially is the new drag-and-drop mechanism for moving text and images between apps. Read More »

Kuwait's emir meets with Qatari leader amid diplomatic rift

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This follows his talks earlier the same day in Saudi Arabia aimed at resolving a diplomatic crisis with Qatar. The Al-Jazeera website appeared to be operating normally in NY. The UAE's national postal group suspended services to Qatar and the UAE aviation authority said it had closed air space for traffic to and from Doha. Read More »

Hundreds of students turned away from polling booths for incorrect registration

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Many had registered to vote online and had received confirmation emails. I know at least 50 who couldn't vote today and that's only close friends! He said: "I phoned up the electoral office who said it was because I didn't provide ID when I was prompted, but the thing is I was never prompted to provide ID and also one of my friends, who was prompted, provided ID and it got verified and they still got turned away". Read More »

Qatar FM to AP: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

Qatar strongly denied the earlier allegations and expressed a willingness to engage in talks to resolve the crisis. "Despite these efforts, entities and individuals within Qatar continue to serve as a source of financial support for terrorist and violent extremist groups, particularly regional Al-Qaeda affiliates such as the Nusrah Front", the State Department said . Read More »

Rep. Himes: Trump's response to London 'inappropriate for a toddler'

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The attack on Sunday killed 7 and injured dozens. Trump criticized Khan on Twitter Monday for his handling of the attack, calling his efforts to calm the public a "pathetic excuse". May on Monday refused to explicitly criticize the president. Sadiq Khan has felt the wrath of Donald Trump more frequently than any other British politician. Read More »

Newcastle Beat Sunderland In Vote Count

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Steve Kyte, representing the Conservatives, received 9,134 of the votes, whereas Steve Kyte of the Liberal Democrats came third with 9,134 of the votes. Newcastle upon Tyne Central was the first constituency to declare a result last night, beating the long-time champion Sunderland South. The exit poll suggests such a coalition would have 323 seats, which, if Sinn Fein follows its tradition of not taking its seats in Parliament, would be enough for a tiny majority. Read More »

Toronto Zoo, striking workers reach tentative deal

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A tentative agreement has been reached between the Toronto Zoo and the union representing its workers. CUPE Local 1600 announced the deal was reached early Thursday morning after nearly 24 hours of continuous bargaining with the help of a provincially appointed mediator. Read More »

Trump urges Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

The rift has affected oil prices, hit travel and shipping, and left supermarkets in Qatar short of goods. Trump added: "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!"
Analysts told Arab News that the U.S. Qatar is heavily dependent on food imports and residents have been queuing at supermarkets to stockpile. "Whatever has been thrown as an accusation is all based on misinformation and we think that the entire crisis being based on misinformation", Qatari ... Read More »

London Mayor Khan suggests calling off Trump state visit to Britain

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Trump then misrepresented Khan's comments, tweeting Sunday, "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and the Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!'" In a second tweet on Monday morning, Trump further insulted Khan, "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his 'no reason to be alarmed" statement". Read More »

Apple HomePod Speaker Announced At WWDC

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HomePod capped a keynote presentation that included updates to Apple's iPad and Mac laptop lines, and upgraded operating software enabling augmented reality for iPhones and iPads. This is a new Apple product that was announced today and it is a smartspeaker. With spatial awareness onboard, the Apple HomePod can automatically detect the spaces and features of the room where it is placed and accordingly it can adjust the sound and deliver optimized sound output. Read More »

China reiterates opposition to THAAD system despite delay

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Dick Durbin , D-Ill., suggested during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee the delay presents an unexpected setback for defense against North Korea's missile threats. THAAD can defend parts of South Korea against incoming missiles, and can target medium-range missiles headed for the Pacific and the United States. Read More »

Congress condemns detention of Rahul on way to Mandsaur

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Maha farmers serve ultimatum: The first meeting of the new steering committee comprising representatives of various farmers' groups of Maharashtra on Thursday resolved to amplify their protests if their demands, including a complete loan waiver, were not accepted by the state government by June 11. Read More »

Gov. Cuomo orders regulations to keep New Yorkers insured

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Nick Lyon is the Director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. This is a $3,000 increase for American families, which is a far cry from the $2,500 decrease promised by Obamacare. The American Health Care Act would put patients' unique needs first. "These aggressive actions will make certain that no matter what happens in Congress , the people of NY will not have to worry about losing access to the quality medical care they need and deserve", Cuomo said. Read More »

President Trump: Kushner is doing a 'great job' for the country

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At the time, a White House official dismissed it as a brief courtesy meeting. Kushner's lawyer has also publicly said the president's son-in-law is "willing to cooperate in the probe". According to Memo, Trump asked Comey to drop the further investigations with national security adviser Michale Flynn. Officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed US sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call. Read More »

A Sneak Peek Into Apple's Home Music Speaker; The HomePod

HomePod is created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs; it provides deep knowledge of personal music preferences and tastes and helps users discover new music. The speaker will sell for about $350 in December in the US, United Kingdom and Australia. Limp was quoted as saying, "We're open to that". New iMacs released Monday are getting better displays and graphics capabilities. Read More »

UP 10th Result 2017 to be Declared on upresults.nic.in Today

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About 60 lakh students who took the examinations are eagerly waiting for the results that will decide the course of their future. Chairman Amarnath Verma has confirmed the news about the declaration of results. The official Uttar Pradesh Result website notified that "U". The UPBSE Uttar Pradesh is going to release the 12 class 1st year and 2nd year results for all aspirants. Read More »

New iMacs bring better screens, powerful processors and graphics, and USB-C

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The MacBook Pro .APApple updated every Mac* in its lineup this week, and there are so many models now that it can be confusing to figure out which one you should buy. The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro features Kaby Lake processors up to 3.5 GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.0 GHz, and the 15-inch MacBook Pro goes up to 3.1 GHz Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 4.1 GHz. Read More »

Army deployed in Darjeeling following GJM's violent protest

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The sudden shutdown came as a big shock for the more than 10,000 tourists stranded in the city who were scrambling for necessities. GJM supporters tried to break through barricades during their protests at the venue. He also said that the GJM would never compromise with the fight for the identity of the people of the hills. Gosh said that GJM leaders told him that they were planning to quit the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) and had been preparing for a renewed agitation for Gorkhaland. Read More »