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Boris Johnson denies plot to topple tottering Theresa May

The potential deal with the DUP came after Mrs May sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast for talks after the election left the Tories eight seats short of the 326 required for an outright majority. "This is still on", he said, adding he would vote down the government's programme when it comes before parliament this month. "I just can't see how she can continue in any long-term way". Read More »

U.S. conducts strike against al-Shabaab in Somalia

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Somalia's president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed said Somalian special forces participated in the raid against a training center for the extremist group's militants near Sakow, a district in the Middle Juba region. "?We remain committed to working with our Somali partners and allies to systematically dismantle al-Shabaab, and help achieve stability and security throughout the region", the statement concluded. Read More »

United Kingdom defence minister Michael Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

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The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. Mrs May is attempting to shore up her position in Number 10 as the head of a minority government and has sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to lead talks with the Democratic Unionist Party . It added that "the logic leading to Mrs". A Downing Street spokeswoman declined to explain the discrepancy between the two. May's Conservative Party won 318 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons compared to 330 seats in 2015. Read More »

Who are the Democratic Unionists?

British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed Friday afternoon she will form a Westminster government , helped by members of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). The shock defeats suffered by some of her ministers, including her trusted cabinet office minister Ben Gummer, will require some sort of reshuffle, but May was in no position to make bigger changes to her ministerial team , as was widely speculated in the days before the election. Read More »

Downing Street: May, Democratic Unionist Party Have Not Reached Deal

Downing Street said an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. The DUP was founded in the 1970s by the late firebrand preacher Ian Paisley, and in the 1980s was a key player in the "Save Ulster from Sodomy" campaign, which unsuccessfully fought against the legalization of gay sex. Read More »

DOJ responds to Comey's testimony about Sessions

One was that he thinks of President Donald Trump as a liar, and anxious about his propensity to lie. During a discussion of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Comey disclosed that then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch, an Obama administration appointee, instructed him to refer to the issue as a "matter", not an "investigation". Read More »

Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

The three Gulf nations said early Sunday that officials would consider "humanitarian cases" as a deadline looms for Qataris to return home. For its part, Qatar issued an overnight statement saying residents living in the country from those nations that severed ties would have "complete freedom" to stay despite the "hostile and tendentious campaigns" now targeting it. Read More »

Trump holds press conference with Romanian president

Who would ask a man to pledge allegiance under oath? Trump's Twitter account had been quiet throughout Comey's testimony accusing the administration of spreading "lies". Trump said the testimony on Thursday proved there was "no collusion, no obstruction" and that "he's a leaker". He will file the complaint with the Justice Department's inspector general and also make a "submission" to the Senate's judiciary and intelligence committees about Mr Comey's testimony. Read More »

South Korea's Moon Jae In names former navy chief as defence minister

Under third-generation leader Kim Jong-un, North Korea has been conducting missile tests at an unprecedented pace in an effort to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking the mainland US. Song's appointment does not need parliament's approval, but he must attend a hearing and answer questions from lawmakers. However, the Blue House said Song admitted to having falsely registered his residence information in the past, which is a criminal offense in South Korea. Read More »

USA attorney general Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

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It was not immediately clear whether Sessions would testify at a public hearing. He had told politicians at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. Comey was leading that probe. When the two men were alone, the ex-FBI director said, Trump urged Comey to stop the investigation into fired national security advisor Michael Flynn. Read More »

Larson's RBI single in 11th gives Florida 2-1 win

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However Larson, who missed last week's NCAA regional because he was still suffering the effects of being hit in the head with a pitch against Mississippi State in the SEC tournament , smacked an 0-1 pitch up the middle for his second hit of the game. Read More »

India, Pakistan to Join SCO

President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of China Xi Jinping, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev , President of Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev - welcomed the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, according to a press release posted on the website of the regional organisation. Read More »

Terror attack becomes focus of British campaign

O'Leary condemned Redouane's role in the attacks that "killed and injured so many innocent people" and says she did not support his beliefs. Police carried out a new search in a neighborhood in east London near the home of two of the London Bridge attackers. Read More »

2 fishermen killed as cargo ship hits fishing boat

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At least two others who were on the boat have been admitted to the Fort Kochi hospital for injuries. The Panamanian ship is now under scanner because of how it behaved after the collision that took place at 2 am about 20 nautical miles off the coast of Kochi . Read More »

Navy Chief to begin visit Israel on Monday

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Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to Israel, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba today left for the jewish nation on a four-day trip aimed at broadening bilateral defence and security cooperation. India recognised formation of Israel in 1950, but a formal diplomatic relation between the two nations was established in 1992 with defence cooperation being the mainstay of the relations. Read More »

Qatari ambassador responds to Trump in tweetstorm

Qatar denies it backs extremist groups and says the allegations are politically motivated and meant to tarnish the country's image. Qatar faces isolation by fellow Arab countries after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt severed ties with Doha on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their adversary Iran . Read More »

Une alliance DUP-conservateurs suscite l'inquiétude à Dublin — Royaume-Uni

Mais plutôt que de gagner du terrain, les Tories ont perdu douze sièges pour se retrouver avec 318 députés, à huit longueurs des 326 requis pour avoir la majorité absolue. Une pétition dénonçant une "tentative désespérée et choquante pour rester au pouvoir" avait recueilli plus de 680.000 signatures dimanche après-midi. Read More »

The Trump-Comey He Said-He Said Is Now Officially On

Trump told reporters during a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis that he never asked Comey for a loyalty pledge or urged him to scuttle an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Trump cherry picked parts of his fired FBI director's statements , whereby indeed, Comey told him that he was not under investigation. President Trump , however, refused to say whether his private conversations with Comey were taped. Read More »

Seven arrested in Iran accused of supporting Tehran attacks

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Trump's comments brought criticism from Iranians on social media, who recalled their government's offers of support and the candlelight vigils held in Iran after the attacks of September 11, 2001 in the United States . The Intelligence Ministry on Thursday identified the five perpetrators as Iranian nationals named Abu Jihad, Qayyum, Fereydoun, Seryas and Ramin. Read More »

Apple unveils updates at WWDC

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That was offering a truly big-screen experience with excellent entertainment powers. and the same thing lives on the new device, but with an improvement. 37,999 for the 8GB variant. It is Apple's first new device since the company launched its smartwatch in April 2015. Now, you can add a lot more apps to that dock - and easily access it from within any other app. Read More »

May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with United Kingdom vote a week away

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Depending on which polls you read, the outcome next week could be anything "from Theresa May winning a healthy majority to her being hounded out by Jeremy Corbyn ". Dimbleby asked the Labour leader. In a fractious exchange on the UK's Trident nuclear deterrent, the Labour leader was heckled for saying: "People tell me that the most effective use of it is not to use it because it's there". Read More »

United Kingdom election disaster sees PM fight to stay

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Senior Conservatives had reportedly made the resignations of Timothy and Hill a condition for supporting the prime minister's leadership in the new government. The Times of London said in an editorial that "the election appears to have been, among other things, a rejection of the vague but harshly worded prospectus for Brexit for which Mrs". Read More »