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Puerto Rico votes in favor of U.S. statehood

In this July 29, 2015 file photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico's Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico . Puerto Rico's hazy political status, dating back to its 1898 acquisition by the United States from Spain, has contributed to the economic crisis that pushed it last month into the biggest municipal bankruptcy in USA history. Read More »

Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On

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May will face the tall task of first fending off challenges to her own leadership and then attempting to negotiate a satisfactory Brexit with a razor-thin majority . May has said she favors a "hard" Brexit . "May sought a mandate". May shrugged off suggestions her days in Downing St. were numbered. May's Conservative party is still the largest party in Parliament , but no longer has enough seats to govern alone, after key seats fell to the Labour Party . Read More »

Is Kylie Jenner Copying Camo Fashion From PluggedNYC ?

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Me: Nope, but I sure as hell brought it back to life and pushed the two piece Camo movement. "@kyliecosmetics KylieCosmetics.com thank you for all the love & constant support it really means the world to me xoxo (sic)". Kylie is also seen tripping during a fitting, while dressed in a gold bodysuit. Kylie is seen crying in a auto as a voiceover says: "Sometimes I just want to scream". Read More »

United States breaks with G7 on climate, development banks

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Ministers and European Union representatives pose for a family photo at the opening of a two-day G7 summit on the environment , in Bologna , Italy , Sunday, June 11, 2017. "But it's a G7 that made a step forward because it maintained a dialogue". It was an uphill slog. As a result, the USA said it would not join those sections of the report on climate and multilateral development banks. Read More »

Facebook launches Rainbow Flag reaction for Pride Month

The react is already being used to troll homophobic public figures, like American Senate hopeful Judge Roy Moore , who is known for having homophobic views. For the month of June, users will be able to react to any post with a rainbow flag. Refresh your page, and the rainbow flag should then be available as a reaction. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins Beat The Nashville Predators; Winning Back-To-Back Stanley Cups

You can see on the replay how he managed to get the puck into the net despite shooting from behind the goal line, bouncing it in off the elbow of Rinne . Murray made a big stop on a shot by Mattias Ekholm followed by a save on Arvidsson. Fatigue too plays a factor-these Penguins played more games than anyone last spring, and their most important players went to the World Cup. Read More »

Majority Opposes Trump Exit From Paris Agreement

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The 2015 pact, signed by 195 countries, seeks to fight global warming by preventing the Earth from heating up by 1.8 degrees between now and 2100 by limiting the amount of greenhouses gases levels that trees, soil and oceans can absorb. Two prominent business leaders , Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and Disney chairman Bob Iger, resigned from the White House business advisory council last week to protest the president's decision. Read More »

Iran slams Donald Trump's 'repugnant' response to Tehran attacks

The intelligence ministry , meanwhile, said on Friday that 41 people suspected of being "agents of Daesh (IS)" had been arrested in the aftermath of Wednesday's attacks. In a statement , Trump said the United States would "grieve and pray" for the victims, but added: "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ". Read More »

Karnataka bandh evokes poor response in city

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Life remained unaffected across Karnataka with KSRTC and private buses, autorickshaws moving freely throughout the day. The elaborate security arrangements in the city have also been necessitated because Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and vice-president Hamid Ansari are set to visit the city on Monday. Read More »

Britain's Brexit offer may change, Scottish Conservative leader says

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Her increased power could put Ms May's Brexit plans in jeopardy after the Prime Minister was significantly weakened when she failed to win a majority in the Commons in the general election . "What we have said is that we are going to deliver on the wishes of the British public and that was to retake control of borders and laws", May's spokesman said. Read More »

New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have been heavily criticized by the British press for their handling of Theresa May's campaign. The pair formed part of May's small inner circle and were blamed by many Conservatives for the party's lackluster campaign and unpopular election platform. Read More »

Merkel in Argentina to talk Trump, trade and climate change

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Concerns grew that Brexit negotiations could be put on hold after Britain's Conservative Party failed to secure a majority in Parliament and a clear mandate in the snap election Thursday. "We feel duty bound to the same principle that open and fair trade to everyone's advantage", she said. The German chancellor said the European Union wants talks to progress "quickly" and warned it will defend the interests of its members during the looming divorce proceedings. Read More »

Donald Trump relying on loyal base to see him through Russia turmoil

That could serve to rebut Comey's testimony. "I'm not going to say 'I want you to pledge allegiance.' Who would do that?" The White House and Russian Federation deny any collusion occurred. Trump's tweet said: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication . and WOW, Comey is a leaker". It seems likely that Trump's attorney would not be at all surprised if Trump fired the man appointed to investigate members of his White House. Read More »

UP: Ten killed as vehicle plunges into canal in Mathura

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The travellers were going to Balaji in their Innova, when the driver lost control of the vehicle around 4.30 a.m and it fell into the canal. The dead include two children. Some said similar accidents have taken place in the past too as the road was narrow. "The vehicle was coming from Bharatpur", said Mathura senior superintendent of police Vinod Kumar Mishra. Read More »

This is how Britain's election result impacts Indian foreign affairs

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The DUP said the "talks so far have been positive", adding: "Discussions will continue next week to work on the details and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new Parliament". Theresa May is clinging to power and facing a backlash from Conservative MPs over her election gamble that backfired. With 650 MPs in Parliament, 326 seats are needed for an absolute majority in the House of Commons. Read More »

Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue

This is also wrong and it would be disastrous for the Labour Party to believe it. Jeremy Corbyn should be seen as a loser, he failed to defeat the worst Conservative general election campaign in living memory, with the worst Tory manifesto and an opponent who consistently ducked appearing in publicly accountable debates. Read More »

Trump says British election results 'surprising'

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British Prime Minister Theresa May's office says the Democratic Unionist Party has agreed principles to support her Conservative minority government . The development comes after May sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast for talks with the DUP after the election. Reports said the DUP was prepared to do so on a "confidence and supply" basis, which is essentially a vote-to-vote deal in the House of Commons. Read More »

Maharashtra SSC results to be announced on June 13

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Maharashtra HSC results were declared on May 30. Over 17.66 lakh students appeared for Maharashtra SSC Class 10 exams/Maharashtra SSC Class 10th exams which were held from March 07 to March 29, 2017. MSBSHSE has come out with the reasons of delay in the declaration of Mah SSC results 2017 . Enter your essential details like hall ticket number and additional details. Read More »

Iran arrests 50 after Tehran IS attacks

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On Friday, authorities announced the arrests of 41 suspects in connection with the twin Tehran attacks. This person is an Iranian Kurd from Paveh who known as a prominent recruiter for ISIS in Iranian Kurdistan. State TV broadcast the ceremony live. In addition to Donald Trump's "condolences" for what happened, the Independent stated that the city of Paris turned "out its light" in a "tribute to the victims". Read More »

Puerto Rico votes in favor of USA statehood

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If it fails to do so, Puerto Rico's status will remain as it is. The vote came against the backdrop of a financial and economic crisis that has helped drive nearly half a million Puerto Ricans to the mainland in the past decade. In a separate question, 61% chose statehood as the alternative, compared with 33% for the semi-autonomous "sovereign free association" and 6% for outright independence. Read More »

Theresa May and inner circle face backlash from furious Tory MPs

The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. MORE: IN FULL: Theresa May statement at 10 Downing StreetMrs May faced calls from within her own party to consider her own position after the election, which she brought forward by three years in the hope it would deliver her a comfortable Commons majority, ended with Labour making significant advances. Read More »

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

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Katie Perrior, May's former director of communications, who quit when the snap election was called, has attacked the prime minister's governing style, and her joint chiefs of staff, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy. Ms Foster did not elaborate on the DUP's wish list of concessions but it will likely try to extract more money from the central government for public services in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Sky sources: Downing Street made statement on DUP deal in error

He then called Mrs May's bluff by announcing with just a few hours' notice that he would attend a seven-way BBC debate, leaving the Prime Minister looking out of touch. That power is now lost. Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell, whose government got the Good Friday agreement signed in 1998, said Ms May was threatening the peace process by securing an alliance with one of the parties the Government is supposed to be mediating between. Read More »

Theresa May to form minority United Kingdom government

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Following a meeting with the Queen to seal her continued premiership, she asserted only the Conservatives and the DUP have "the legitimacy and ability to provide that certainty by commanding a majority in the House of Commons" having secured the largest number of votes and the greatest number of seats in the General Election . Read More »

France's Macron heads for crushing parliamentary majority

Former presidential hopeful Marine le Pen's far-right National Front finished on 13.2 per cent, while Jean Luc Melenchon's new hard-left party France Unbowed took a little more than 11 per cent. Far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon, who came in a strong fourth place in the presidential vote with almost 20 percent support, is running for a parliamentary seat in the southern city of Marseille. Read More »

Labour missed 'open goal' against Theresa May, says MP

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Clearly, there is no majority government that's come through after this election . Allen said she couldn't see May hanging on for "more than six months". Britain's minority Conservative government says it has struck a provisional deal with a minor party, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), to help get its programme through parliament. Read More »

Sonia Gandhi should apologise over Sandeep Dikshit's 'gunda' remarks: BJP

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She also condemned Rahul Gandhi's khoon ki dalali comment. Union minister and senior BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman said, "The attitude of the Congress is shocking". "Ours is not a mafia Army like Pakistani army which makes statements like goons on the street. It looks bad when our Army chief gives a statement like a "sadak ka goonda" . Read More »

Kosovo votes amid thorny issues of border, talks with Serbia

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Public opinion polls indicate a coalition of three former leaders of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) is in the lead. Ramush Haradinaj , whom the leading coalition has nominated to be prime minister, hailed Kosovars "for the trust given to the coalition", adding "these are the best elections ever held" in Kosovo. Read More »

Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis

Qatar has found itself isolated following a decision last week by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and others to cut ties with Doha over its support for "terrorism", a charge the emirate vehemently rejects. The diplomatic crisis has seen Arab nations and others cut their ties to Qatar, which hosts a major US military base and will be the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Read More »

Nearly 20 Million Viewers Watched James Comey's Senate Testimony

During his dramatic testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, Comey said he gave a memo he wrote detailing his conversations with Trump to a "close friend" that Richman later confirmed to be him. wrote. "That concerned me because that language tracked how the campaign was talking about the FBI's work and that's concerning", he said. The bottom line to all this is a reality that was agreed upon at the Senate Intelligence Committee , one that is already so ... Read More »