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Labour ready to serve now Tories have lost election, says Corbyn


British Prime Minister Theresa May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority. Under 25s were by far the biggest group to register to vote , with more than 1 million signing up between April 18 - when Prime Minister Theresa May set the election - and the May 22 deadline, according to data from the United Kingdom government. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn is ready to win another election if one is called


And he did it his way. In many ways, Jeremy Corbyn has surprised his foes and detractors. But by attributing the blame for an underwhelming Conservative victory to the party's campaign, politicians and commentators may again be glossing over the real story of last night's upset. Read More »

'Covfefe'? It's a message to the Russians, quips Hillary Clinton


In her latest public appearance, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton blamed the Democratic Party, the media, "weaponized information" and even a thousand Russians for her loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. In other remarks, she faulted Trump as he seemed close to pulling the United States out of the landmark Paris climate accord. "It's what a classic authoritarian does", she said. Read More »

Saudi carrier seeks to poach Qatar Airways crews

Trump poured fuel on the fire of the dispute between Qatar and its adversaries by suggesting earlier in a tweet that his call in Riyadh for the isolation of terror sponsors was the reason why Qatar was being targeted. "Dozens of Iranian businesses are ready to help Qatar with more goods if they are needed", the diplomat said. Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani rejected those "trying to impose their will on Qatar or intervene in its internal affairs". Read More »

Israel plans most settlement homes since 1992: Minister

It is 50 years since the start of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, which resulted in Israel's occupation. A total of 3,178 housing units were advanced in a number of different settlements, the Peace Now non-governmental organisation, which tracks settlement growth, said on Thursday. Read More »

Trump tweets against Germany, escalating row after tense summits

Merkel herself described her diplomatic encounter with the Americans as "very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory". "Merkel needs to put some distance between herself and Trump , who is exceptionally unpopular in Germany ", Marcel Dirsus , a political scientist at the University of Kiel in northern Germany, told The Washington Post. Read More »

Eritrea sides with Gulf nations against Qatar


Staff members speak with passengers at Hamad International Airport in Doha , Qatar June 12, 2017. "Airlines offices are not political arms", said Al Baker. While U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged Gulf nations not to escalate the crisis, President Donald Trump repeatedly has criticized Qatar over its alleged support of militants. Read More »

WWDC 2017: 8 of the biggest announcements from Apple's keynote


Apple also claims moving images and text will become more streamlined with drag and drop .Meanwhile, Apple is making an augmented reality push with iOS 11 across iPads and iPhones. Coupled with the fact that a majority of the over 800 million iTunes accounts have active credit cards attached, Apple Pay might soon be the de facto method for paying friends, just as the App Store was the gold standard for app ecosystems. Read More »

Two people stopped with guns in carry-on bags at Rochester Airport


Law enforcement responds to the checkpoint and questions the passenger. So far this year, TSA screening officials at the Boise Airport have found fourteen guns, compared to only sixteen last year. "Firearms in checked baggage must be unloaded and stored in a locked, hard-sided container". People caught with weapons in their carry-ons face possible criminal charges or civil penalties that could range as high as a $7,500 fine . Read More »

Shanghai Port teams up with Greece's Piraeus to boost container traffic


COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd., the port terminal operator arm of Chinese conglomerate COSCO Shipping, and TPIH have agreed to purchase 51 percent of shares in Noatum Port Holdings, amounting to 203.5 million euros (U.S. COSCO bought a 51 percent stake in Piraeus Port for 280.5 million euros ($314 million) a year ago under its plan to make Greece a transhipment hub for rapidly growing trade between Asia and Eastern Europe. Read More »

Mexico draw with US, maintain lead at top of qualifying group


It was an unbelievable goal from Michael Bradley early on that gave the usa the lead, before Carlos Vela leveled the scoring less than 20 minutes later. Bradley sprinted to catch up with the ball, and when he reached it lofted a right-footed shot from about 40 yards over goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa's outstretched left arm and under the crossbar. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public on Tuesday

Sessions is scheduled to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Following former FBI Director James Comey's damning testimony about the president last week , some Republicans are straining to explain their continued support for Trump even though he reportedly asked Comey to publicly exonerate him. Read More »

Man Tries to Enter Malaysia Airlines Cockpit, Flight Diverted


Passengers were kept on the plane for 90 minutes after landing and the plane was searched for potential bombs at a remote part of the airport, Ashton said . "One disruptive passenger tried to enter the plane's cockpit". "There appears to be no imminent threat to passengers, staff or public". Victoria police confirmed they were investigating the incident, adding that it is alleged that the passenger threatened the safety of passengers and crew. Read More »

Monster Hunter World Gameplay Trailer Debuts, Confirmed For Xbox One


Monster Hunter World will be released simultaneously worldwide sometime in 2018 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Owners of Monster Hunter Generations on 3DS can also transfer saves to Switch, but won't be able to transfer saves back again. Hunters must use their cunning and abilities to survive the intense and evolving fights as they battle to become the ultimate hunter! More details will be coming in due course I'm sure. Read More »

Apple WWDC 2017: HomePod and iMac Pro Announced


The new free software which will be the iOS 11 is expected to be out in September, when apple releases the iPhone's . It will initially be available in the US, UK, and Australia. " iOS 11 gives iPad users the powerful app functionality they need to take advantage of everything iPad is capable of, and brings hundreds of new features and incredible updates to the iOS apps iPhone and iPad users enjoy every day". Read More »

Hundreds reflect on anniversary of Pulse nightclub shooting

Bill Nelson. "Isn't it interesting it had the opposite effect?" Orlando United Day will continue Monday night, as Floridians gather at Lake Eola Park Amphitheatre at 7 p.m. Journalist Jules Suzdaltsev tweeted: 'Remembering the victims of this senseless and hateful crime is IMPORTANT but it is MORE IMPORTANT to protect them in the first place!' On Monday, the city of Myrtle Beach came together at the Pulse Ultra nightclub on South Kings Highway to honor those who lost their lives. Read More »

Le troisième assaillant est un Italo-Marocain — Attentat de Londres


Selon les médias italiens, Youssef Zaghba avait été arrêté par les autorités italiennes à Bologne l'année dernière alors qu'il cherchait à se rendre en Syrie. Lundi, la police britannique a révélé l'identité et publié les photos de deux autres assaillants de l'attentat du London Bridge. Cette attaque a fait 8 morts, dont trois français, et une cinquantaine de blessés. Read More »

Politicians give verdict on Corbyn-May TV interviews


Mr Corbyn took the floor first, getting off to a rocky start with questions from an apparently Northern Irish member of the audience on his past association with the IRA, but later finding hit feet - and a rapport with the audience - before losing his cool when questioned on higher taxation. Read More »

Troops raise tri-colors as bombs fall on Marawi City

Philippine armed forces are trying dislodge fighters from the extremist Maute clan from their last defenses in the town and free up to 200 possible hostages. The Philippines actually won independence from the United States in 1946. With dozens of journalists enquiring about his comment that United States special forces are helping Philippine soldiers in Marawi City , President Rodrigo Duterte said that he is thankful that they are already there. Read More »

Second US appeals court upholds block on Donald Trump's travel ban

Earlier, on June 1 , the Trump administration asked the U.S. Apex Court to revive the ban and to block the Hawaii rulings . The US leader first brought in his travel ban in January, bringing chaos to airports around the country . A ruling Monday, June 12, 2017 , from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals deals the administration another legal defeat as the Supreme Court considers a separate case on the issue. Read More »

Macron criticizes Russian media for "attempted meddling" in French election


The site was sold to Russian Federation under former President Nicolas Sarkozy amid criticism from human rights groups. The meeting took place on the 300th anniversary of Russian Tsar Peter the Great's visit to Versailles . While Moscow backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, France supports rebel groups trying to overthrow him. At the news conference, according to The Associated Press , Macron vowed that the use of chemical weapons in Syria would be a "red line" for France. Read More »

Second US Appeals Court Upholds Injunction on Trump Travel Ban


The US leader first brought in his travel ban in January, bringing chaos to airports around the country . Trump's order, a revised version of one he issued during his first week in office, would temporarily bar immigrants and travelers from Iran , Sudan , Somalia , Yemen , Syria and Libya and suspend the entry of refugees. Read More »