• 'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground
'Dead Woman Walking': Amid Election Fallout, Theresa May Stands On Shaky Ground

May's weakened position in the party rules out big changes to the Cabinet lineup. As rumours swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. In 2015, DUP Health Minister Jim Wells said children raised by gay parents were more likely to be abused or neglected. "The only thing that might save her in the sho...

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  • Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights
Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

Washington , D.C. will be celebrating Capital Pride this weekend, but some members of the local LGBTQ community aren't on board with the festival's relationship with corporate sponsors. "Some of us love him and some of us support him - including myself". As for gay conservatives who might feel unwelcome: "I would hope they would be understandin...

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  • Senate Committee to Grill AG Sessions on Involvement of Comey's Firing
Senate Committee to Grill AG Sessions on Involvement of Comey's Firing

His testimony follows fired FBI Director James Comey's riveting session before the same Senate panel last week . Lankford also indicated the hearing might be public. He said Trump reached out to him again after the inauguration but he refused to call back, shortly before he was sacked. Comey's account is central to the question of whet...

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  • Spicer Won't Say If Sessions May Claim Privilege
Spicer Won't Say If Sessions May Claim Privilege

Sessions is likely to face questions by the Senate Intelligence Committee over his dealings with Russian officials during the campaign and whether he had a role in firing former FBI Director James Comey , who testified last week before the same panel.

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  • North Korea Could Test Nuclear-Tipped ICBM (That Can Hit America) This Year
North Korea Could Test Nuclear-Tipped ICBM (That Can Hit America) This Year

Surely Trump will continue to bloviate, but his threats will ring hollow once North Korea can threaten NY. The goal of these tests isn't well known, but many propose they were meant to demonstrate North Korea's ability to defend itself from a hostile naval action.

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  • 1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M
1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

The winning numbers are 20-26-32-38-58 with a Powerball number of 3. The other option of a lump-sum payout would reduce the cash prize to $279 million. He says they were grateful to receive news that their store sold the ticket. That is the soonest that the prize will be able to be claimed. The odds of winning are only one in 292.2 million.

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  • May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority
May's UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

Instead, her strategy backfired as the election took away the Conservative majority and sent the country into political turmoil. "This will allow us to come together as a country and channel our energies towards a successful Brexit deal that works for everyone in this country - securing a new partnership with the European Union whic...

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  • DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached
DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

On the one hand, she can decide to listen to the will of the electorate in last week's election and soften her hardline stance toward Brexit . That calculation backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority.

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  • Buemi wins race two of 2017 FIA Formula E Berlin ePrix
Buemi wins race two of 2017 FIA Formula E Berlin ePrix

I made a small error in qualifying which put us into P3 on the grid, otherwise I think it was pretty much a ideal day! Heidfeld, wearing a special Berlin ePrix Sparco race suit created by #DrivenByDesign competition victor Tejas Manek, was able to put pressure on di Grassi in the later stages of the race.

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  • Intelligence Heads Say No Pressure From Trump on Russia Probe
Intelligence Heads Say No Pressure From Trump on Russia Probe

Admiral Mike Rogers of the National Security Agency also turned aside some questions, which displeased Senator Angus King of Maine. "Her-cyoo-LEE-an", he coached. His exchange with King was even worse. "At no time should you be in a position that you come to Congress without an answer ..." ROGERS: Because I feel it is inappropriate, Senat...

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  • 'This is still on' - Jeremy Corbyn
'This is still on' - Jeremy Corbyn

In a resignation statement on the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and missed signs of surging support for the opposition Labour Party. It added that "the logic leading to Mrs". The news came as May prepared to name the rest of her cabinet, after re...

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  • Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar
Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

He denied that Qatar supported Egypt's outlawed Islamist movement, the Muslim Brotherhood, and Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip. Egypt and Bahrain have cut ties, accusing Qatar of funding terrorism. After Mr Trump's remarks , the Pentagon reiterated its position that Qatar was a key USA military partner, say...

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  • Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting Tehran attacks
Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting Tehran attacks

The attack on Tehran was the worst in many years, and the first successful terror attack by Islamic State on Iran , if the group's claims are true. During the procession through parliament, the heads of Iran's executive, legislative and judiciary branches all paid their respects, including President Hassan Rouhani , Larijani and the head of t...

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  • Comey testimony watched by an estimated 19.5 million viewers
Comey testimony watched by an estimated 19.5 million viewers

An estimated 19.5 million viewers watched James Comey's widely televised U.S. Senate testimony. US broadcast networks interrupted regular programming to air live coverage of Comey's more than two hours of remarks before the Senate Intelligence Committee .

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  • Three US troops 'killed by Afghan soldier in insider attack'
Three US troops 'killed by Afghan soldier in insider attack'

The Pentagon said in a statement it was "aware of an incident in eastern Afghanistan ". It said the incident was under investigation. "Today around noon an Afghan commando opened fire on U.S. "Our hopes and prayers are with their families". The district is also where the U.S. dropped one of its most powerful bombs earlier this month, killing...

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  • Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks: Ministry
Iran arrests 41 suspects over Tehran attacks: Ministry

Instead, he said that the terrorist attacks would not "influence the will of the nation". Iranians will not be intimidated by such attacks. But no proof or specifics were offered. Iran terror attack: A member of Iranian forces aims his weapon during an attack on the Iranian Parliament in central Tehran , Iran. When it comes to the country's na...

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  • London attackers tried to hire large truck
London attackers tried to hire large truck

In a rare glimpse into the weeklong investigation, police released details on Saturday that showed Butt originally tried to rent a 7.5-tonne truck. It was not clear why he could not pay, or if he lacked the necessary licence to drive such a vehicle.

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  • Man arrested over Manchester attack released
Man arrested over Manchester attack released

The British-born 22-year-old was known to security services, and in the 10 days following the attack, police have been working to apprehend suspected collaborators, raiding properties across Greater Manchester , as well as around the United Kingdom, including Shoreham-on-Sea in Sussex, St Helens in Merseyside, Chester, and Nuneaton in the West Mid...

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  • Never touched black money, says Prannoy Roy; vows to fight CBI case
Never touched black money, says Prannoy Roy; vows to fight CBI case

Talking about the raid former Union Minister and veteran journalist Arun Shourie alleged that the current government is controlling the media and that they are using two major instruments to do so. He said, "This is a warning to all others that if you don't fall in line you'll meet a similar fate". In his complaint he states "Neither the bank n...

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  • EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks
EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

Some compared her to her predecessor David Cameron, who sought to silence Eurosceptic fellow Conservatives by calling the referendum on European Union membership which ended his career and shocked Europe. According to an analysis in the BBC , the loss of seats by May's party in the election could make Brexit negotiations more hard, as it raises ...

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  • Scottish Episcopal Church votes to allow same-sex weddings in church
Scottish Episcopal Church votes to allow same-sex weddings in church

In a vote this afternoon at its General Synod, all three houses of the meeting - the bishops, clergy and laity - came out in favour. Clergy will have to opt-in to perform same-sex marriages, meaning that any clergy member who disagrees with same-sex marriage will not be forced to perform ceremonies against their conscience.

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  • Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; several injured
Church bus crashes in Atlanta area; several injured

Mount Zion Baptist Church in Huntsville, Alabama , posted on its Facebook page that one of its buses with its student ministry mission was involved in a crash while traveling to the airport. One of those church members is Madison County Commissioner Phil Vandiver . "We know there was a wreck, some injuries". "He just told me him and his mam...

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  • Arab Countries Issue List Of Qatar-Linked 'Terrorists' Rejected By Doha
Arab Countries Issue List Of Qatar-Linked 'Terrorists' Rejected By Doha

Al-Jazeera's offices have been shut down by authorities in Saudi Arabia and Jordan. In a sign of support for Doha, Turkey's parliament on Wednesday approved an agreement to expand the number of troops deployed to a Turkish base in Qatar. Kuwait - which unlike most of its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council members has not cut off ties with Qatar - ha...

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  • Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot
Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

Judge Couzens said if the Prime Minister was calling for the abolition of parole for anyone who had committed a violent offence it would put the community at more risk. One police officer was shot in the neck and ear and two officers suffered wounds to their hands, but none of the wounds was life-threatening, Mr Ashton said.

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  • Twitter users, blocked by Trump, cry censorship
Twitter users, blocked by Trump, cry censorship

And Joe Papp (@JoePaBike ) was blocked after posting this comment on a tweet of Trump's weekly address. President Trump's Twitter avatar. The attorneys argue that blocking users suppresses speech, since those blocked can't interact with Trump on Twitter anymore.

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  • Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter
Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

Officer Timothy Loehmann was sacked for submitting inaccurate details on his job application, and not for the shooting of the African-American boy who was playing with a toy gun when he was killed. They claim that the only rule violated by the officers in the Rice shooting was not notifying communications of their position in the moments prior ...

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  • Obama has private dinner with Trudeau in Montreal
Obama has private dinner with Trudeau in Montreal

The two discussed their commitment to developing and bringing young leaders to take action, per the tweets , though we also wonder if perhaps they touched on topics like kayaking , paddle boarding , kite surfing and other water activities.

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  • Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law
Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

President Rodrigo Duterte placed the entire island of Mindanao under military rule last May 23 after deadly clashes between government troops and Maute and Abu Sayyaf bandits broke out in Marawi City. "There is no rebellion or invasion where the public safety requires the declaration of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ ...

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  • Comey expected to refute Trump
Comey expected to refute Trump

White House officials had considered trying to invoke the President's executive privilege authority to block the testimony, but they said on Monday that they would not do so. Comey has retained a lawyer, the source said, but added that the arrangement was just a precaution, as Comey did not feel vulnerable to any legal jeopardy related to his ...

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  • British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears
British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

The PM's comments sparked complaints from Labour that she was getting involved in political debate on a day when the parties had agreed to halt election campaiging until the evening. Mrs May came under fire from a nurse, Victoria Davey, over the 1% cap on annual public sector pay rises, asking how was it "fair" that her 2009 pay slip "reflected...

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  • Ariana Grande breaks down singing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'
Ariana Grande breaks down singing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'

Yet One Love Manchester - which brought artists including Coldplay , Miley Cyrus , Katy Perry , Liam Gallagher, Pharrell Williams and Justin Bieber to the Old Trafford cricket stadium - had to do something else too, and that was to demonstrate that pop music's spirit of openness and optimism hadn't been quelled by the earlier assault.

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  • Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar
Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar

Qatar and the surrounding countries . Four Arab nations have cut diplomatic ties to Qatar, further deepening a rift between Gulf Arab nations over the country's support for Islamist groups. "(Qatar) embraces multiple terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at disturbing stability in the region, including the Muslim Brotherhood, ISIS (Islamic Sta...

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  • A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the US role
A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the US role

The US remains open to another climate deal, Mr Trump said , but it would have to be one that didn't hurt the US economy and "equally shared" the "burdens" with other countries. "As a matter of principle, I've resigned from the President's Council over the #ParisAgreement withdrawal", Iger said on Twitter . A United States decision to withdraw ...

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  • Cary teen advances to nationally televised finals of Scripps National Spelling Bee
Cary teen advances to nationally televised finals of Scripps National Spelling Bee

The bee officially began Tuesday with a multiple choice test that required each contestant to spell 12 words and identify the definitions of 14 more. He was one of 40 spellers who made the cut. The final round, televised on ESPN in prime time Thursday night, will crown the champion. I don't want to give up just because I missed a word. To determi...

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  • Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance
Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

Very bad for US. In 2009, former President Barack Obama also expressed dissatisfaction with the trade deficit between the USA and Germany, according to MarketWatch. In Moscow, political analyst Alexander Asafov believes that the current cool in EU-US relations is just for show and that the German politicians' statements are meant for domesti...

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  • Trump To Announce Decision On Climate Change Thursday
Trump To Announce Decision On Climate Change Thursday

Fox, who has clashed with Trump since last year's presidential campaign, said the USA leader's decision "condemns this generation and those to come" and would leave "a dark legacy just to satisfy your greediness". The United States had committed to reduce its emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. He also said that the ...

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  • Donald Trump backs probing Obama administration
Donald Trump backs probing Obama administration

Whenever the USA intelligence community intercepts foreign communications, they are legally required to mask the names of American citizens in any transcripts circulated throughout the American governments. In a separate statement on Wednesday, Republican Representative Mike Conaway and Democratic Representative Adam Schiff, who are leading the com...

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  • Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem
Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem

Efforts to move the embassy from the coast of Tel Aviv to the holy city have surfaced periodically since at least the early 1980s. The U.S. does not recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and presidents of both parties have said its final status should be decided in peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.

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  • UK Police Arrest 9th Man in Concert Bombing Investigation
UK Police Arrest 9th Man in Concert Bombing Investigation

Police arrested the man in the early hours, and are now searching another address in the same area. The bomber's name, Salman Abedi , was also leaked to the U.S. British police, who said the leaks amount to a breach of trust, had on Thursday suspended sharing information about the incident with the US. British officials were particularly angry...

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  • Activist probing Ivanka Trump shoes arrested
Activist probing Ivanka Trump shoes arrested

She said that police called her Tuesday to inform her that her husband had been arrested. China Labour Watch's Li said Hua and another investigator, Li Zhao, had worked covertly at a shoe factory in the city of Dongguan, in Guangdong province, that was owned by the Huajian Group.

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  • Russian officials reportedly discussed having 'derogatory' information about Trump
Russian officials reportedly discussed having 'derogatory' information about Trump

The ultimate alpha male president, who is definitely in no way a puppet of Russia , may have been vulnerable to potentially "derogatory" information at the hands of the Russians during the campaign. The news comes days after The Washington Post's explosive report that Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , suggested setting up ...

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  • Zookeeper killed by tiger is remembered as a 'shining light'
Zookeeper killed by tiger is remembered as a 'shining light'

King was killed Monday in an enclosure at Hamerton Zoo Park . Another tiger that killed a zookeeper in 2013 at South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Cumbria was spared after the attack. "Our thoughts and deepest condolences are with Rosa's family and friends, many of whom worked alongside her at the zoo". 'She was the absolute central point of it,...

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  • Donald Trump's Middle East Comment in Israel
Donald Trump's Middle East Comment in Israel

Trump has tried to ban the entry of refugees and immigrants from several Muslim-majority countries, as he links them with an increased terrorist threat. While the president of the United States touched the ancient stones in reverence, his Jewish daughter Ivanka prayed a few meters away at the women's section.

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  • Four in the running for title - Chappell
Four in the running for title - Chappell

For a long time , Bangladesh have been catching the attention of the cricketing fraternity with their one-off wins. Bangladesh's opener Tamim Iqbal , who has been with the team for the last 10 years and has been closely involved in the team's rise as an ODI force, believes it is their hard work that has brought them to such a level wher...

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  • Manchester Police Seek Clues in Concert Bomber's Suitcase
Manchester Police Seek Clues in Concert Bomber's Suitcase

Authorities have come under intense scrutiny in the wake of the atrocity amid claims members of the public had previously raised the alarm about the perpetrator. MI5 says it will hold an inquiry into the way it handled the warnings that Abedi was a potential threat. British security services have thwarted 18 militant plots in the United Kingdom s...

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  • Donald Trump: Did the President just shove aside a prime minister?
Donald Trump: Did the President just shove aside a prime minister?

Mr. Trump scolded America's allies for "not paying their fair share " and later appeared to shove aside the Prime Minister of Montenegro. Mr. Trump is not the only USA president to urge allies to increase military spending, but he is the first to not explicitly commit to NATO's collective defense clause: "An attack on one is an attack on all"....

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  • Ivanka Trump Rapped for Champagne Popsicle Tweet
Ivanka Trump Rapped for Champagne Popsicle Tweet

Granted the tweet was from Ivanka Trump's brand team but her personal account did not mention Memorial Day until hours after the champagne tweet went viral. People often take issue with the concept of "celebrating" a holiday that is supposed to honor the ultimate sacrifice. Presidents and their aides are expected to post something not tone-de...

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  • Bengaluru continues to be plagued by allegedly toxic froth from city lake
Bengaluru continues to be plagued by allegedly toxic froth from city lake

It was these mounds of garbage that had been washed away into Varthur lake during the monsoons past year, covering the already putrid lake with a layer of trash. The Karnataka state government has failed to find a remedy to the allegedly carcinogenic froth, whose formation is attributed to the dumping of chemical and toxic wastes in the lakes.

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  • 31 militants killed in besieged Philippine city
31 militants killed in besieged Philippine city

Philippine forces launched fresh airstrikes Sunday to drive out. He and Filipino rights activists warned it sent the wrong signal to soldiers that they could commit rights abuses as they enforced martial law in the southern region of Mindanao, which Duterte imposed to quell what he says is a major Islamist terrorist threat.

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  • Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians
Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

Their condition is unknown. "I saw two jets swoop down and fire at rebel positions repeatedly", Alexander Mangundatu, a security guard, said as a plume of black smoke billowed in the distance. "And in that aspect of the operations that we are conducting, it may seem that these are big activities but there was a need to do surgical air strikes bec...

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