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PM May not sobbing over election, Brexit minister says

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It looked like the public was with him, but his opponent, the former Labour prime minister Harold Wilson, managed deftly to move the debate away from trades union power and towards the other pressing issue of the rising cost of living that had resulted from Chancellor Tony Barber's expansionist Budgets. Read More »

May races to form a government

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Downing Street says it hopes to finalize the deal next week, after Parliament resumes sitting. Seeking to capitalise on high popularity ratings, the Conservative Party leader and prime minister called for a snap election despite her initial pledges not to, urging voters to give her a stronger mandate to lead the UK's Brexit ngotiations. Read More »

Hlaudi Motsoeneng found guilty in disciplinary hearing

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Motseoeneg contravened the terms of his suspension by holding a press conference. Hlaudi Motsoeneng addresses musicians and members of the media at the Milpark Garden Court on his current disciplinary process. Reporters gathered in a small room where the "Friends of Hlaudi" sang, danced and made speeches in support of Motsoeneng and his 90 percent policy. The board agreed and this has been communicated to Motsoeneng. Read More »

What the agreement between the DUP and Conservatives actually means

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The Conservative Party was expected to do very well. They formed part of May's small inner circle and were blamed by many Conservatives for the party's lacklustre campaign and unpopular election platform, which alienated older voters with its plan to take away a winter fuel allowance and make them pay more for long-term care. Read More »

Philippine flag raised on Independence Day in war-torn city

At least 20 civilians and more than 100 rebel fighters have also been killed in the fighting. U.S. Special Forces are now providing assistance to the Philippine military in the fight against ISIS in the Philippines. Colonel Herrera explained that the U.S. Special Forces are not fighting and are there to provide technical support. As many as 40 militants used civilians as shields, making it hard for troops to operate, and positioned themselves in the city's many mosques. Read More »

What's the big deal about Wonder Woman?

In case you've been living under a rock, or on a mysterious island hidden away from civilization by Zeus, " Wonder Woman " is absolutely dominating at the box office . The Israeli actress recently made a startling revelations which will no doubt impress you beyond measure. The actress posted a video to Facebook on Wednesday (June 7) thanking fans for making Wonder Woman the sensation that it is. Read More »

For Labour's Corbyn, strong result turns defeat into victory

If they're unable to forge a coalition, rival Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn - whose party gained 31 seats - would be able to give it a go. "I said at the start this election was wrong". The election's biggest victor was Corbyn, who confounded expectations that his left-wing views made him electorally toxic. Mr Corbyn adds: "It's very unclear on the programme they'll be able to put forward". Read More »

Xbox One X revealed! Release date, price, specs and games confirmed

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All that graphical power is used to run many games in native 4K, and there's support for high dynamic range (HDR). Universal has already released their first Dolby Vision 4K UHD Blu-ray titles, while Lionsgate has several on the way. Rare's Sea of Thieves was announced to be out sometime in early 2018. This new powerful console is shown off ahead of the E3 games show in Los Angeles . Read More »

Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup

Mr. Mattis said Washington oppose countries militarising artificial islands and enforcing excessive maritime claims. "We can not and will not accept unilateral, coercive changes to the status quo". China appreciates these remarks made by the USA secretary of defense, he added. The hermit state's spokesman also revealed that their country will continue its nuclear weapons development program. Read More »

Moscow police detaining opposition protesters

Navalny, who faces a possible 15-day jail sentence on charges of disobeying police, rose to prominence for detailed open-source investigations into government corruption. "We are against the corruption that is costing the future of our young people", said 33-year-old Maria Badyrova, one of the demonstrators who gathered on a main Moscow thoroughfare for an unsanctioned protest. Read More »

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV

She will hope to put Brexit back on the agenda after the wobbles over social care hampered her campaign in the last week and will say that only she will be able to stand up to Brussels to get the best negotiating position. Mrs May committed to a cap on costs in response to a backlash after unveiling her social care reforms, branded the "dementia tax" by opponents, but the Tories say the limit on how much people will have to pay will not be decided until a consultation following next week's ... Read More »

Législatives : La République En Marche largement en tête, mais une abstention record

Pour autant, "ni ses 24% du premier tour de l'élection présidentielle, ni les 50% d'abstention de ce dimanche ne doivent donner l'illusion d'une France convertie à la Macron-mania", relève Nicolas Beytout dans L'Opinion . Si les Français ont boudé le scrutin, 47 millions d'électeurs étaient appelés dans les bureaux de vote. Une démobilisation qui démontre que nombre d'opposants potentiels à Emmanuel Macron ne se sont pas déplacés, prenant acte de la défaite de leur champion - quel ... Read More »

Maryland and DC are suing Trump over Emoluments Clause

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and Washington, D.C., Attorney General Karl A. Racine, both Democrats told The Post they planned to ask for copies of Trump's personal tax returns as part of discovery, a release that Trump has adamantly and consistently pushed against. Read More »

Afghan civilians killed as US troops open fire after bomb attack

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The Trump administration is now reviewing the overall US strategy in Afghanistan . The Achin district in eastern Nangarhar province, where the attack took place, is also thought to be a stronghold of IS. According to a UN tally, 2016 was the worst year for Afghan civilian casualties since the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) began recording them in 2009. Read More »

Trump Calls James Comey 'Very Cowardly'

FBI Director James Comey testifies over investigation into Hillary Clinton's email system, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on July 7, 2016, and U.S. "I think that Comey himself, by his own testimony, tainted this particular process", he said. "And of course, he said he would testify". 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 ... Read More »

Ireland's prime minister warns Theresa May over making deal with DUP

The Conservatives could command a thin majority with the support of the DUP if they manage to to do a deal with the Northern Irish party . "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week", said a Number 10 spokesman. Read More »

Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump

The company's first distillery was founded by Piotr Arsenyevich Smirnov (hence, the brand's name) in Moscow in the 1860s. While the ad buy was limited, Smirnoff is getting worldwide attention on social media. Today, Smirnoff comes to life in a giant distillery in Plainfield, Illinois. We're confirming that it's a pretty darn brilliant way to poke fun at this whole insane episode. Read More »

India, Pak trade fire on LoC

The Pakistani troops used mortar bombs and fired with automatic weapons from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati sector, prompting Indian troops to retaliate, a senior army officer said. Five terrorists have been gunned down as the Army foiled another infiltration bid in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir . Pak army chief General Qamar Bajwa has visited Pakistani forward posts opposite Poonch thrice in the past one month. Read More »

Theresa May Says She Won't Resign, Seeks Minority Gov't

The proposal will be considered by the DUP when senior party members meet later this morning. There isn't a parliamentary majority for anybody at the present time. Then, after midnight, Downing Street responded, saying: 'The Prime Minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising a confidence and supply deal when Parliament returns next week. Read More »

British parties all gain if they share Brexit pain

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The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. Fallon said it would not be a formal coalition, but that the DUP's 10 MPs would support the government "on the big things" - such as the budget, defence issues and Brexit . On Brexit, Mr Corbyn said he wants a "jobs-first Brexit" negotiated as quickly as possible along with guaranteeing the post-Brexit rights of European Union nationals living in the UK. Read More »

Qatar starts shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

In a sign Gulf states were seeking to lessen the human impact of their June 5 severing of ties, Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE said on Sunday they had set up hotlines to help families with Qatari members, without elaborating. U.S. President Donald Trump has said he backs the move against Qatar, although other U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, have sought to ease the tensions. Read More »