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Prime Minister's Seat: Theresa May battles for survival

May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority. Labour were resurgent in their heartlands and further afield, capturing 262 seats and 40% of the vote - its highest since ex-PM Tony Blair was in power. Read More »

Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends peace fast


He told Mirror , "The Chief Minister's emotional outreach and announcement of remunerative prices for farm produce is bound to have a positive effect". "This is not a farmers' agitation, this is Congress' agitation", he said. Chouhan began his indefinite fast on Saturday, asserting he would lay down his life for farmers. Read More »

Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle


Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed ministers to her shaky government Sunday, as some Conservative colleagues rallied to support her - and others said her days were numbered after last week's disastrous election. Ms Davidson, who is gay, spoke out after Theresa May outlined a plan to seek a deal with the socially hardline party, which has 10 seats in the Commons, to prop up her minority administration. Read More »

Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Concerns have been raised about the impact of these measures on people who live in all the countries affected. "Qatar conducting business as usual throughout all its upstream, midstream and downstream businesses and operations, and in all activities across all of QP's world-class facilities", a statement read. Read More »

Ruth Davidson: Tories need to listen to other parties on Brexit

Last night, a triumphant Ms Davidson told the BBC: "There was one big issue in this campaign and that was Nicola Sturgeon trying to ram through a second independence referendum in March and the country's reaction to that". She believed Theresa May wanted to talk about the SNP's formal request for indyref2. One is the extent to which the Scottish Conservatives have gained - moving from one MP to 13 - alongside the relative successes for Scottish Labour and the Scottish Liberal ... Read More »

Details of Conte's text message to Costa revealed


Conte didn't take the striker's response lightly, and he is said to have told Costa he does not feature in his plans for next season. "It's a shame. but it is obvious that I'm not in the manager's plans and he doesn't want me there". Costa would be a statement signing, signaling the club's intent to become a rival to Juventus again, as well as a show of strength in the transfer market. Read More »

Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says

Kuwait's emir had played an important role in a previous Gulf rift in 2014, and Qatar's emir "regards him as a parent and respects his desire to postpone any speech or step until there is a clearer picture of the crisis", the foreign minister said. Read More »

May under fresh pressure as top aides quit

Mrs May's joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resigned amid intense Tory criticism in the wake of the snap election which saw the Prime Minister lose her Commons majority. Founded in the seventies by the late Ian Paisley, the DUP won 10 seats in the general election while Theresa May was eight seats short of a majority. Read More »

Penguins defeat Predators, defend Stanley Cup title

The goal by Hornqvist - formerly a member of the Predators - was challenged by Nashville on the basis of goaltender interference but the call on the ice was upheld and the goal was good. Soaring temperatures in the upper 80s did not dampen the party either. "Winning three Stanley Cups is incredible". But that was while playing behind Shea Weber, who was always bigger and slightly better. Read More »

Trump accuses Qatar of funding terrorism "at a very high level"

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Speaking from the White House Rose Garden, Trump said Qatar "has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". On Friday, Sheikh Mohammed held surprise talks in Germany with his counterpart Sigmar Gabriel. "We are not ready to surrender, and will never be ready to surrender the independence of our foreign policy", he told reporters later, adding: "No one will break us". Read More »

'Anti-Sharia' Marchers Met With Counter-Protests Around The Country


Demonstrators dispersed after about two hours, with police escorting Trump loyalists across the river while counter protesters chanted "hey hey, goodbye". Clashes between anti-Sharia rally goers and counter-protesters were captured on video, to include a clip where there was an exchange of punches from those in the crowd. Read More »

Trump attorney signals a firm stance in dealing with special prosecutor


While reports after Comey's testimony [VIDEO ] on Thursday said it divided the nation into pro-Comey and pro-Trump groups, Sekulow insisted that Trump is a unitary executive . In comments to reporters on Friday, Trump disputed some of Comey's recollections and denied that he had in any way sought to obstruct the investigation . Read More »

Tillerson Urges Nations To End Blockade Against Qatar

Just an hour earlier, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Saudi Arabia , Egypt , and other Gulf nations to ease the blockade on Qatar , though Tillerson also pressed Qatar to "do more" to fight terrorism. Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, which has cut transportation links and trade, had begun to hurt ordinary people in Qatar, impaired business dealings and harmed the USA battle against the Daesh (so-called IS) militant group. Read More »

Kingpin in Tehran Terror Attacks Killed


A number of arrests were made after the deadly attack on the parliament and Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini. It says dozens of people have been detained. All the five attackers were gunned down at the scene by the country's security forces. At least 12 other people died in the attacks and 46 were injured. Read More »

@KellyanneLeaks: Kellyanne Conway Allegedly Mocked WH Colleagues, Leaked Sensitive Info At Party


A new Twitter account alleges that Kellyanne Conway was overheard discussing Trump, Marc Short - White House Director of Legislative Affairs - and Reince Priebus - White House Chief of Staff - to reporters during a Washington D.C. And her comments on the possible Mr Comey tapes were meant to explain what lawyers had told staffers to say about the matter, Mr Spicer said. She later complained that she's the one "catching the slings and arrows in the West Wing", Politico reported. Read More »

Iran's Pretty Upset With Trump For Calling Them Out After Tehran Attack


The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks at Iran's Parliament building and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic republic, which killed 17 people. People in the crowds, some crying, chanted "Death to Saudi Arabia" alongside the more customary "Death to America" and slogans against Israel, as they reached out to touch coffins wrapped in flags and covered in flowers. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' buries 'The Mummy' at box office this weekend


Warner Bros Pictures' Wonder Woman had no problem hanging onto the top spot at the box office chart for the second weekend in a row. Universal's , a unit of Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) The Mummy , starring Tom Cruise , opened to $32.2-M domestically from 4,035 theaters, a slow start for a Summer event film. Read More »

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan: Your labour won't go waste


There has been let-up in violence and peace is returning fast, " he said . He had also said that the agitation had turned "anarchic", and appealed to farmers to come to Dussehra Maidan and have a dialogue with him. The kin of four out of five men killed in firing had met Chouhan at the fast venue. Before ending his 28-hour fast, Chouhan announced a slew of measures for the benefit of farmers and declared purchase of any farm produce below the minimum support price will be treated as crime. Read More »

Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

In a sign that they may allow some Qataris to stay in their countries, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain issued statements urging mixed nationality families to call their respective interior ministries, which would take into consideration the "humanitarian circumstances" of their situation. Read More »

Mueller Was Under Consideration For FBI Director

The two had worked together during the George W. Bush administration when Comey was deputy attorney general and Mueller was Federal Bureau of Investigation director, a position he kept until late 2013, when Comey succeeded him. "When he tells you to do something, guess what?" Comey said Thursday the president's tweet that said Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of their conversations had compelled him to share a memo he wrote. Read More »

Qatar crisis: Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

Citizens of the four Gulf countries were given two weeks to move from Qatar while Qatari citizens residing in Saudi, the U.A.E. and Bahrain were told to leave within 14 days. fear the prospects of these tensions escalating in ways which could undermine the interest of all six members of the GCC". The orders are complicating the lives of Gulf citizens, who before this dispute were able to live anywhere within the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council without restrictions. Read More »

Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure


Mrs May has said she intends to stay as prime minister and is seeking support for the Democratic Unionists to form a government. Timothy announced his resignation through Conservative Home, a centre-right political blog in the United Kingdom, saying: "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy programme". Read More »

France's Macron set for landslide majority in parliament, polls show

Polling firms Kantar Public-onepoint predicted that LREM and its centrist allies would take 400 to 440 of the assembly's 577 seats after next Sunday's second round of run-off votes. Pollsters have projected that such an outcome would transform into a landslide majority in the second round. Le Pen said that this statistic is very disturbing. Read More »

Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

Voters will be asked if they would like Puerto Rico to be the 51st state of the United States, to become fully independent or to remain a self-governing USA territory as it is now. Many believe the island's territorial status has contributed to its 10-year economic recession, which has prompted almost half a million Puerto Ricans to flee to the US mainland and was largely sparked by decades of heavy borrowing and the elimination of federal tax incentives. Read More »

Claiming vindication, Trump answers Comey testimony with denials

Mr Comey admitted in his sworn testimony that he had asked a friend to leak notes he kept detailing his meetings with Mr Trump to a reporter. JAMES COMEY , Former Director, FBI: I need to get that out into the public square. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: One hundred percent. The Russia investigations have consumed the White House and distracted the president and lawmakers from his governing agenda. Read More »

Qatar Airways profits hit $540 million before Gulf crisis

Last summer, Barca's own fan base called for the club to cut ties with Gulf state Qatar , which included a petition signed by over 60,000 people. Qatar's foreign minister expressed desire for constructive relations with Iran after several Persian Gulf Arab countries and Egypt cut their diplomatic ties with Doha . Read More »

Thousands Gather In Tehran To Mourn Victims Of Attacks

In the message, the Croatian president also stressed the need for serious fight against terrorism across the world. The attacks on Iran's parliament and the shrine of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , on June 7 left 17 people dead and the capital shocked. Read More »

Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new United Kingdom election this year or next


Downing St. has already said that the most senior ministers - including Treasury chief Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Amber Rudd - will keep their jobs. But Elmar Brok, a German conservative and the European Parliament's top Brexit expert, told the Ruhr Nachrichten newspaper that the talks would now be more complicated. Read More »

DE joins states in Paris climate goal coalition

The Paris accord is broader than any previous climate agreement. Trump alleged that India had made its participation in the accord contingent on receiving foreign aid from developed countries. In response, former President Barack Obama, who initially entered the the accord, said Trump's move positioned the country not as the leader of the industrial world but of "a small handful of nations that reject the future". Read More »

Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar


Iran has sent five cargo planes of vegetables to Qatar and is planning more deliveries, Iranian officials said amid concerns of shortages after Qatar's biggest suppliers severed ties with the import-dependent country. Tillerson also said the blockade by Qatar's neighbours was "hindering USA military action in the region, and the campaign against ISIS", using an acronym for the Islamic State group . Read More »

Tehran terror attacks' mastermind killed by security forces


A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the readiness of Iran's security forces at the Parliament and the Mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini foiled the mission of Daesh terrorists in the Iranian capital . Read More »

Sacramento-area sixth-grader advances to National Spelling Bee finals

Virgin Islands and the Department of Defense Schools in Europe. The Oklahoma native recently turned 6 and is younger than any speller in the bee's history. When her group of spellers took the stage, Edith was conspicuously absent, her seat empty. VanWynsberghe spelled the word correctly on Wednesday morning during the second round of the preliminary competition. Read More »