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Scottish party to push for vote on independence

In his interview with Bauer and Global radio station, Mr Corbyn was asked what he would do with regard to Scotland were he to become Prime Minister: "I'll obviously open discussions with the government in Scotland and listen very carefully to what the Scottish Parliament says", he said. Read More »

L'opposant Navalny interpellé avant une manifestation à Moscou — Russie


L'opposant Alexeï Navalny et sa Fondation pour la lutte contre la corruption appellent à manifester ce 12 juin, jour de fête nationale, dans 209 villes de Russie . A Moscou, le rassemblement prévu à 11H00 GMT avait été autorisé dans le nord-est de la ville mais Alexeï Navalny a décidé quelques heures avant de le déplacer sur la rue Tverskaïa, avenue qui débouche sur le Kremlin où sont également prévues des animations liées au jour férié. Read More »

Brighton terror victim named as Kai Hao by Malcolm Turnbull

A second man was holding a woman against her will in one of the apartments. @PaulDowsley with the details. Khayre was acquitted of charges over that attack, but was known to have had links to the Somalia-based IS-linked terror group that the plot was traced back to. Read More »

Macron rafle la mise — Législatives françaises

Les ministres-candidats sont arrivés largement en tête dans leur circonscription. Législatives: la France du vote Front national au premier tourCARTE. La France insoumise de Jean-Luc Mélenchon obtiendrait 10 à 23 fauteuils, PCF inclus. Le nombre n'est pas suffisant pour constituer un groupe parlementaire disposant d'une influence réelle. Read More »

Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government-May

May has said Brexit talks will begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament . Article 50 allows for an extension to the two-year deadline if the other states unanimously agree. "Now, the prime minister has no authority and the Conservatives have no mandate", he said in a video message posted to Twitter on Friday. He says "with a weak negotiating partner, there's the danger that the negotiations will go badly for both sides". Read More »

British PM Theresa May seeks lifeline after bruising election result

In Thursday's election the Conservatives won 318 of the 650 House of Commons seats, 12 fewer than the party had before the snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. Even if a deal is struck, May could struggle to get backing from parliament for her Brexit stance.Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told the BBC the government would be able to muster parliamentary support for its Brexit plans, adding: "Our view of Brexit I don't think has changed."But Anna ... Read More »

'Positive talks' between Conservatives and DUP over power deal

What they are saying "Theresa May is a dead woman walking", - former Conservative Chancellor George Osborne who was sacked by May when she became prime minister a year ago. "Theresa May is dead woman walking. It's just how long she's going to remain on death row", former Conservative finance minister George Osborne, who was sacked by May when she became prime minister past year, told the BBC .The Conservatives won 318 House of Commons seats in Thursday's election, eight short of an outright ... Read More »

Ex-rebels' group leads in Kosovo election preliminary result


He also said that Kosovo organised good elections and congratulated all citizens for good elections.An exit poll published by TV Klan Kosova says that PDK-AAK-Nisma coalition won Sunday's election with 40 per cent of the vote, followed by the Vetevendosje with 30 per cent and LDK-AKR-Alternativa with 27 per cent of votes. Read More »

Donald Trump invited to testify over James Comey, Russian meddling


He branded the president a liar and said Trump urged him to abandon the investigation into the former national security adviser Michael Flynn, an allegation Trump has denied. If these tapes do exist, it doesn't seem like it would be in Trump's nature to just hand them over. During his testimony, Comey was asked by Sen. Read More »

Activist Probing Ivanka Shoe Supplier Detained In China

Deng Guilian, Hua's wife, told AFP her husband had planned to return to their home for a holiday earlier this week. Two other men working on the investigation have been missing since Sunday, according to China Labor Watch , a New York-based NGO. Read More »

Senator says Trump should turn over Comey tapes


Senators have expressed hope that Mr Sessions' testimony on Tuesday will help flesh out the truth of Mr Comey's allegations, including Mr Sessions' presence at the White House in February when Mr Trump asked to speak to Mr Comey alone. During his campaign, Trump often said it was time to "drain the swamp" in Washington of corrupt and self-dealing insiders. "So I' m inviting him to come testify, and we could work that out", Schumer said, adding they would also consult with Robert Mueller , ... Read More »

Warriors up 3-0 in NBA Finals

The bad news for Cleveland: No team in the finals has ever rebounded from a 3-0 series deficit to win the championship. "We have a lot of guys who can play off the ball and make plays and take some pressure off of each other, and I thought that was a factor down the stretch". Read More »

Les conséquences humaines de la crise dans le Golfe


De leur côté, les autorités d'Arabie, des Emirats et de Bahreïn ont légèrement assoupli leur position dimanche. Doha "ne prendra pas de mesures contre des résidents du Qatar qui possèdent la nationalité des pays ayant rompu les relations ou réduit leurs relations diplomatiques avec l'Etat du Qatar, sur fond de campagnes hostiles et tendancieuses ". Read More »

What now for the U.S. under 'lying' Trump?

Trump critics said that was evidence that the president may have obstructed justice, possible grounds for impeachment. Trump abruptly fired Comey last month. Comey "leaking his own memos to manipulate the system is exactly why people dislike the swamp", said Trump ally Newt Gingrich. One of President Trump's lawyers on Sunday would not rule out that the special counsel overseeing the Russian Federation criminal investigation could get fired. Read More »

'I'm not dead': Richard Hammond jokes after horrific vehicle crash

Gallen after the electric supercar he was driving crashed and then burst into flames. "I'd like to thank all the medical professionals that got me here from the crash site and have dealt with me since". Former Top Gear host Richard Hammond has been airlifted to hospital after surviving a auto accident that his colleague Jeremy Clarkson has described as the "most frightening" and "biggest crash" he's ever seen. Read More »

Lessons for NZ from United Kingdom election?


May's room for maneuver has been eroded by the election drubbing which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament, and she has kept many ministers in their jobs. This would include an emphasis on jobs in the Brexit talks and a guarantee of the rights of European Union nationals to stay in UK. "We want to work with business on this". Read More »

Hundreds demonstrate against Theresa May's alliance with the DUP

Ruth Davidson, the Conservative leader in Scotland, said she had asked May for assurances that there would be no attack on gay rights after a deal with the DUP. May sidestepped direct questioning on whether she intends to serve a full term at prime minister, following calls for her to resign in the wake of the election debacle. Read More »

Fears that DUP deal with May will result in concessions to unionism


But former party leader Iain Duncan Smith said a leadership contest now would be a "catastrophe", while his predecessor William Hague said: "Voters do not want further months of uncertainty and upheaval". Businesses and retailers have been left in a state of shock following the Conservative party falling short of a majority in the United Kingdom election, a result that indicates further political turbulence less than a year after Britain voted to leave the European Union . Read More »

Officers Shoot Man Who Stabbed Other Man in Brooklyn

Officers received a 911 call about a physical fight at 110 Shepherd Cypress Hills shortly before 9 p.m., Assistant Chief Jeffrey Maddrey said. After exchanging words in the backyard, the pair began trading punches and a knife was eventually pulled by Jesus, sources said. Jesus was shot once and transported to Brookdale Hospital, where he was said to be in serious condition. Read More »

Kevin Spacey Kicks of Tonys


Michael Aronov was a surprise victor in the featured actor category for his kinetic performance as an Israeli negotiator in " Oslo ", a behind-the-scenes look at the 1993 Middle East peace accords. However, when Spacey's opening performance turned into a parody of Groundhog Day , an ensemble member took off his arm cast and put it on his leg. Read More »

California legislator Gomez wins US House seat

Latino Victory Fund president Cristobal J. Alex said his group put together a direct mail and voter contact campaign that moved ballots, targeting Latino voters with a series of pro-Gomez arguments. Gomez topped the 24-candidate field in the April 4 primary, collecting roughly 25 percent of the vote, with Ahn second with 22 percent. Half the voters are Latino, and about 16 percent Asian. Read More »

Trump Offers to Testify That Comey Committed Perjury


Asked if he would testify under oath to Mueller to that effect, Trump replied: "100 percent", adding, "I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you". "So I thought that was interesting", said Acosta on CNN following the press conference. His testimony does not implicate the Trump presidency, but it nonetheless questions the billionaire Republican president's personality. Read More »

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

Sessions removed himself from involvement any probe into alleged Russian meddling in the elections in March, but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose that he met previous year with Russia's ambassador. In a letter sent to both the Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. The next day, Comey said, he implored Sessions never to leave him alone again with the president, but Sessions did not reply. Read More »