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UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

The error is hugely embarrassing for May who ran her election campaign on the basis that only she is capable of negotiating Brexit . The party is seeking support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to stay in power. "What that would allow the DUP is to say: we are not just acting in the interests of Northern Ireland ". It was also likely to seek to include Northern Ireland in the "Military Covenant", which ensures that veterans of the British armed forces receive ... Read More

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Trump Offers 'Warm Support' to Theresa May After Poll Setback

May made no reference to her party's damaging losses, leading the Evening Standard, edited by former Tory finance minister George Osborne, to splash the front-page headline " Queen of Denial". It was a painful reckoning for a prime minister whose election gamble failed in a stunning fashion. "I am delighted to see Labour do so well", the Vermont senator said in a Facebook post, linking to a Guardian news story . Read More

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Virat Kohli dismisses rift with coach Anil Kumble ahead of Pakistan clash

Virat Kohli dismisses rift with coach Anil Kumble ahead of Pakistan clash

The two sides have not played a bilateral series since 2012-2013, and India have refused to consider the idea without an end to "cross border terrorism" - code for militant incursions along the disputed Kashmir border. Considering the cut-throat nature of the competition, both the teams would be desperate to start the campaign on a winning note. Reports of a falling out between Kohli and Kumble emerged after India's cricket board ( BCCI ) invited applications for the head coach's ... Read More

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Pittsburgh to Trump: You don't speak for us on climate

They've banded together in a loose coalition that intends to try and meet United States greenhouse gas emission targets set by the pact, despite official Washington policy. Peduto held court with dozens of press outlets Thursday after Trump used the Steel City as an example for why the USA would withdraw, saying "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". Read More

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P.K. Subban says Predators will win Game 3 vs. Penguins

P.K. Subban says Predators will win Game 3 vs. Penguins

Three minutes later, Scott Wilson made it 3-1 Penguins, and 15 seconds later, Evgeni Malkin made it 4. During that time, 50 teams have also taken a 2-0 lead in the Final, and 90 percent have gone on to win the series. The officials have had little control in the Stanley Cup Final thus far. The Penguins were happy Monday in Game 1 with how they played defensively against Nashville. Read More

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Putin denies Russian meddling in USA election

Petersburg event said that Russian Federation is interested in participating in the Paris agreement but noted that the US must take part in curbing carbon emissions in some form. His speech earlier, however, was nearly entirely devoted to attracting foreign investment. "The sky is the limit in India". Speaking at an economic forum in St. Read More

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Putin urges US business to help normalize Russia-US ties

China and the USA, the world's first and second biggest polluters, respectively, are together responsible for some 40 per cent of the world's emissions. Describing terrorism as a global menace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the world community to block funding, weapons and communication modes of terrorists, in an apparent reference to Pakistan's support for Kashmiri militants. Read More

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Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

After throwing the southern treat, Nashville scored three unanswered goals to tie the game. That being said there are many ways the Pens can take game two tonight and possibly win the series quickly. During one second period sequence, he stopped a James Neal backhand that caromed off a teammate's stick and then shut down Filip Forsberg rushing down the left side on an odd-man rush. Read More

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Theresa May puts 'promise of Brexit' at heart of pitch to voters

Theresa May puts 'promise of Brexit' at heart of pitch to voters

The elderly vote helped swing that referendum 52 to 48 percent in favour of Brexit . Mr Corbyn took questions from national newspaper reporters selected by Ms Thornberry but the YA was told he was not giving any formal interviews. Unless Labour is prepared to nudge the Bank Of England to use the nuclear option of just printing money, there is little to no hope of him being able to deliver on his spending promises. Read More

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Trump Repeats Criticism Of Germany, Merkel Stands By Stance

Merkel praised India for implementing that climate pact very "intensively and in a very committed way" and Modi said people had no right to ruin the environment for future generations. He had begun attacking Germany and Merkel during his election campaign past year. Finally Rachman notes the historical blunder of assuming a hostile posture towards the US and United Kingdom and grouping the countries with Russian Federation. Read More

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President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

Speaking before Trump , Abbas said that the Palestinians "fundamental problem is with occupation and settlements and the failure of Israel to recognise the state of Palestine as we recognise it". But for now at least, he seems to be content on letting the two sides work out the details for themselves. It is the first time a sitting USA president has visited and prayed at the site . Read More

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Suspected Manchester bomber's family members arrested in England, Libya

Suspected Manchester bomber's family members arrested in England, Libya

Police on Tuesday raided Abedi's house in Manchester , using a controlled explosion to blast down the door. This post has been updated with additional details about the arrests of Abedi's family members. His parents had emigrated from Libya to London before moving to the Fallowfield area of south Manchester, where they lived for at least 10 years. Greater Manchester Police said three suspects were arrested after authorities searched a number of homes in the area, while one ... Read More

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Congressional candidate allegedly 'body slams' reporter

Quist is pushing for a populist strategy of his own, having refused help from Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, but accepted the support of Vermont Senator - and self-described socialist - Bernie Sanders. In a statement , Lee Glendinning, The Guardian's USA editor, said that the newspaper was "deeply appalled" and that "we stand by Ben". Gianforte and Quist are seeking to fill the US House seat left vacant when Ryan Zinke resigned to join Trump's cabinet as secretary ... Read More

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James Comey to testify before US Senate intelligence committee

James Comey to testify before US Senate intelligence committee

The Times reported on Friday that, in a recent Oval Office meeting with Russian officials, Trump called Comey a "nut job," and said that firing him relieved the "great pressure" he'd been feeling "because of Russia ". "There is no collusion - certainly myself and my campaign - but I can always speak for myself and the Russians - zero", he said at a joint press conference with Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos. Read More

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Trump meets Abbas in Bethlehem in an effort to revive peace process

Trump meets Abbas in Bethlehem in an effort to revive peace process

Trump said. At the museum, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Mr. Trump for his "steadfast friendships to the Jewish people and the Jewish state". While past United States presidents have set out broad principles both sides must meet in order to reach a peace deal, Trump has resisted laying out any clear guidelines, instead promising to act as a mediator and urging both sides to take steps toward peace. Read More

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Trump denies any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation

Mr. Trump is scheduled to depart for his first foreign trip as president Friday. Trump last week fired James Comey from his post as FBI director, explaining that it was partly because of the Russian Federation investigation. But the bad blood goes back even further. He says the Justice Department's naming of Robert Mueller late Wednesday as special counsel is consistent with that goal. Read More

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GOP Health Plan Cuts Coverage for Poor Kids in Florida

GOP Health Plan Cuts Coverage for Poor Kids in Florida

Rep. Mike Simpson said Monday at a health care conference in Boise. I have serious concerns about the process by which this bill was passed and its impact of the bill on mental health . Relying on them to insure more people has not. Are we to be sicker without preventive care? Plans could choose not to cover these services. The bill promises to slash $800 billion in federal funds from Medicaid over the next 10 years and move to per capita limits or block grants. Read More

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White House Reeling From New Bombshell Allegation

White House Reeling From New Bombshell Allegation

In Washington , Democrats demanded an independent commission to dig into his firing of Comey, but House Speaker Paul Ryan cautioned against "rushing to judgment". The incident was first reported Tuesday by the The New York Times . The White House strongly disputed the claims late Wednesday. Flynn was 24 days into his role when reports surfaced that he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his contact with the Russian ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak . Read More

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Trump's Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on intelligence uproar: 'I'm not worried'

It was less than convincing. Chuck Grassley, the top Republican on the Judiciary panel, and perhaps most surprisingly, Sen. John Thune would give reporters following the Republicans' caucus lunch. " Russia is not one of them . I don't have information I'm at liberty to share", Freeland said. "There isn't anybody who can run the White House without criticism", said Sen. Read More

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UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

May is expected to say: 'During this campaign we have learned one thing about Jeremy Corbyn: proud and patriotic working class people in towns and cities across Britain have not deserted the Labour Party - Jeremy Corbyn has deserted them'. "Regime change wars ... and Western interventions ... have failed in their own terms and made the world a more risky place", he said. Corbyn said he would take a different direction, calling the US -led "war on terror" a failure. Read More

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