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'When UK ready', Brexit talks should start: EU's Michel Barnier

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But she was forced into an alliance with a small party in Northern Ireland, the Democratic Unionist Party, just to stay in power. British politicians differ widely on what they want from the Brexit negotiating process, seeing it as a way to shift Britain either to the right or left. Read More »

Mild Tonight, Hot Sunday

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Sunday will start a three day stretch of 90 degree heat. Not only today , but for potentially 3 days in a row, which could be our first heat wave of the year! Tonight will feature clear skies and mild temperatures with lows in the upper 60s. Read More »

Donald Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback

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During the campaign, she said she prided herself on sometimes being a "bloody hard woman". This was a very presidential style campaign. In the big book of political blunders, Theresa May's decision to hold a snap election to solidify her Brexit mandate may rank among the most memorable and the most unnecessary. Read More »

Will Northern Ireland's DUP help May get another term?

It continued: "The talks so far have been positive". The DUP won 10 electorates in Northern Ireland, so has 10 seats in Parliament - but overall it only got 292,316 votes. That said May had "spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising" a deal in the coming week. "I can still be prime minister. Absolutely", Corbyn was quoted as saying. Read More »

European Union tells May 'no time to lose' on Brexit

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In a statement issued from Downing Street on Friday afternoon, Ms May claimed her party's deal with the Democratic Unionists offered "certainty and legitimacy commanding a majority in the House of Commons". The decision of Britain to leave was a shocking and cathartic moment in the 60-year history of the bloc, whose member states want to keep Britain as a close partner once it is out. Read More »

Kingmakers in DUP can shape Brexit deal

May is headed toward the latter with the Democratic Unionists , whose 10 members give her a razor-thin majority in the House of Commons. THE north's two largest parties dealt a series of devastating blows to their rivals to emerge from the General Election stronger than ever. Read More »

EU ready to start Brexit talks, says Angela Merkel

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Instead, her party lost seats in the elections, down from 330 to 318. But without the strong mandate Mrs May had hoped for, and with no majority, the UK's strategy for negotiating Brexit has been thrown into uncertainty. "Britain is a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, so we have a lot of shared challenges to deal with, and that's the spirit we want to carry out these negotiations in". Read More »

London attackers had Molotov cocktails, tried to hire truck

The kitchen knives, each measuring 30 cm in length are branded Ernesto and are ceramic, rather than metal. The attackers had wound duct tape around the handles and, in the case of Khuram Shazad Butt, a leather strap had been attached to the handle and was hung around his wrist. Read More »

After sowing doubts, Trump backs NATO mutual defence under charter

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Behind closed doors at the May 25 meal, Trump told the heads of state that their agreement to eventually spend 2 percent of GDP on defense is not enough, sources who had been briefed on the meeting told Foreign Policy magazine . The White House says the goal of the trip is to "emphasize the Administration's priority of strengthening NATO's collective defense". A senior White House official later had said the United States does in fact support Article 5 simply by agreeing to the terms of ... Read More »

Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

The incident took place in the Loy Bagh area of Nad Ali district on Friday, said Razia Baluch, a provincial council member from the southern province. "Our hopes and prayers are with their families". Earlier this year, a top United States intelligence official warned that the security situation in Afghanistan would further deteriorate even if there is a modest increase in U.S. Read More »

Un incendie fait deux morts à Québec

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Après l'extinction, les sapeurs ont découvert deux personnes inconscientes à l'intérieur. "Deux victimes ont été retrouvées". Une enquête est ouverte conjointement entre le commissariat des incendies ainsi que par le Service de police de Québec. Read More »

Plans for new jail for extremists announced

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The 16-year-old Supermax High Risk Management Correctional Centre is also expected to almost double in capacity, from 45 inmates to 75. The government is aiming to have it completed by the end of 2018. David Elliott, New South Wales Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections, said counter-terrorism initiatives are crucial to fight the war against extremists. Read More »

Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure

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He said he regretted introducing the controversial changes to social care without including "a ceiling as well as a floor" but denied the dementia tax was a "personal pet project". Ex-minister Lord Barker said there was little appetite for a Tory leadership contest but told BBC's Newsnight the Prime Minister was a " terrible campaigner" and "there's clearly not going to be another election with Theresa May at the head". Read More »

Top Tories plot revolt, party tells May her days are numbered

Labour won 262 seats in Friday's general election , up from the 232 secured by Ed Miliband in 2015, but the Conservatives remain the largest party in parliament. Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party is seeking more funding for the province and concessions for former British soldiers in exchange for supporting British Prime Minister Theresa May, a source close to the party said on Saturday. Read More »

PlayStation Plus Free Games for June 2017 Unveiled

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Players control a set of heroes who must defeat a warlock whose dreams have begun manifesting into the real world and causing havoc. There is nothing noteworthy about the update except the freezing issue. This will open the PS4's safe mode. Now, install the update by using the internet. Then Rebuild Database and it should work fine after. It should be safe to update after following these steps . Read More »

After Sowing Doubts, Trump Supports NATO Mutual Defence Demand

Trump appeared Friday in the White House Rose Garden with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis. "Certainly, we are there to protect". "Yes, absolutely I would be committed to Article 5". Amid worries by Washington's European partners that the USA leader had not fully bought into the Atlantic alliance, Trump told reporters: "I'm committing the United States to Article Five". Read More »

Dollar cleans up as United Kingdom poll shock stuns sterling

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The shock outcome of the snap election , a hung parliament, leaves beleaguered Prime Minister Theresa May groping to form a government with the backing of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists after a night of high drama. The probability of a clean divorce from the European Union , a so-called "hard Brexit", can play out in different ways. Japan's Nikkei.N225 added 0.8 percent and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan.MIAPJ0000PUS inched up 0.3 percent. Read More »

Anti-Shariah rally in Denver draws people from both sides

The anti-Shariah ACT for America rally and the counter-protest unfolded Saturday across a downtown street from each other . ACT for America activists say Islamic law is largely incompatible with American democracy and basic human rights, and they often warn of a surreptitious effort to replace US law with Sharia. Read More »

U.S. calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

Trump on Friday said that Qatar was funding terrorism "at a very high level", and said solving the problem in the tiny Gulf nation could be "the beginning of the end of terrorism". The escalating crisis in the Persian Gulf erupted this week when Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties to Qatar, accusing the country of tolerating or even encouraging support for extremist groups, including al Qaida's Syria branch. Read More »

Kosovo Votes for New Parliament

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Around 900 polling centers with 2,900 polling stations opened on time without irregularities, the Central Election Commission (CEC) stated at a press conference in the morning. A coalition led Mustafa's Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) and the leftist opposition party Vetevendosje (VV) which wants to unite all Albanians in one state are vying for second place in the vote, according to opinion polls. Read More »

Pelosi: Comey's disclosures on Loretta Lynch 'not such a big deal'

Lynch's request, Mukasey argued on Newsmax TV, was "egregious" and made the Justice Department "an arm of the Clinton campaign". "That is a betrayal of the department and of its independence to illustrate that clearly that the attorney general was essentially in the tank for Secretary Clinton". Read More »

United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support

But Johnson said he backed May. The election cost them their majority in Parliament, and led Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to call on May to resign. She also reiterated that she would seek a reciprocal agreement early in the talks on rights of European Union and British citizens, Downing Street said. Read More »

Shivraj Singh continues fast for 2nd day

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He said the government would keep a tight vigil on the situation. "It is for the government to decide on the measures required to restore peace in the state". The central government is in touch with states such as Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Maharashtra, and sensitising them against any possible protest by farmers. Read More »