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May 'sorry' for election result which cost Tory seats

May's campaign has, with justification, been described as disastrous and catastrophic by members of her own party. Theresa May , U.K. prime minister and leader of the Conservative Party, leaves the Conservative Party campaign headquarters in London Friday. Read More »

Lies, Leaked Memos, and Speculation: What's Next After Comey's Testimony

So I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter, didn't do it myself for a variety of reasons, but I asked him to because I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel. Despite that confidence, Grassley has previously expressed his frustration with Comey's lack of response to questions about protecting whistleblowers and oversight issues. Read More »

Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit talks plan

But Corbyn's party won many new seats Thursday. For its party, the European Union urged May on Friday to start Brexit talks as quickly as possible, but warned of complications ahead. The Conservative Party was expected to do very well. Speaking at his north London constituency's election headquarters, Corbyn said May called the election to get a new mandate and the "mandate she got was one of lost support". Read More »

End Hamas' Reign of Terror in Gaza — Saudi Newspaper

The council includes Bahrain , Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , as well as Kuwait and Oman. Yemen later joined the boycott. "Countries in the region have complained about Qatar's activities for years", Hoenlein pointed out. Bringing money to Gaza is very hard when Israel and Egypt won't allow it. The Islamic militant group has fought three wars with Israel since then. Hamas-run corporation against siege calls for considering every Friday a day of rage in protest to Israel's blockade. Read More »

Trump tweets: Fired FBI director is 'a leaker'

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Republican Rep. Mike Conaway and Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff said they had also written to Don McGahn, the White House counsel, and asked him whether White House recordings or memos of Comey's conversations with Trump exist. I mean, think of it. "That was an excuse by the Democrats who lost an election that some people think they shouldn't have lost, because it's nearly impossible for the Democrats to lose the Electoral College, as you know", Trump said. Read More »

Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses

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The Justice Department doesn't see it that way. That clause, which has been bandied about since the ex-reality star's election, states: "No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince or foreign State". Read More »

After shock result May pushes Brexit hand

May said she had the legitimacy to form a government as her party won the most seats, 318, in Thursday's snap election , but failed to reach the 326 seats needed for a majority. "Yet another own goal, after Cameron, now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated", tweeted Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's lead Brexit negotiator, referring to former PM David Cameron's decision to call a referendum on the EU, which he then lost. Read More »

USA shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket

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The GMD system uses globally deployed sensors to detect and track ballistic missile threats. As per many experts, the long-range missile test on the U.S. This is the first time that the Pentagon has attempted to shoot down an intercontinental missile. The intercept is likely the last major test Syring will oversee before leaving MDA . Read More »

Qatar rejects 'baseless' terrorism designations by four Arab states

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On Monday, Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia, the UAE severed diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-foe Iran , charges Qatar says are baseless. "No one has the right to intervene in our foreign policy", said Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani. (Qatar notably plays host to CENTCOM, the U.S. Read More »

Trump's first press conference since Comey hearing

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As a former prosecutor, Malcolm said he would not take legal action against Trump based on what he heard from Comey's Senate testimony. Meanwhile, a congressional panel asked for any tapes of their conversations. "I was actually going out of town with my wife to hide". "Who would do that?" "But he testified under oath and I do believe that he's an individual of integrity who would not deliberately lie under oath", Ms Collins told CNN . Read More »

Five Iranian attackers were in Mosul and Raqa with IS: ministry

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Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif blasted Trump's comments . "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship", he added on Twitter. Iran's authorities have raised the death toll in a pair of attacks on Iran's parliament and the mausoleum of the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to 16 people killed. Read More »

London attacker's mother says he was radicalized in Britain

A man was arrested in Limerick, in the Irish Republic on Tuesday over the discovery of ID documents in Redouane's name. The suspect quickly corrected himself, but was later brought up on terrorism-related charges. Butt's family said Wednesday they were "shocked and appalled" by his actions. Giuseppe Amato, the Italian prosecutor who investigated Zaghba told me that he was considered a sympathiser, rather than someone who had committed an offence. Read More »

Police release 12 people held after London atrocity

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The attackers killed several people and wounded almost 50 people before being shot dead. After that incident, Italian authorities entered his information in SIS - the Schengen Information System - a network that allows Schengen countries to enter and consult intelligence about people wanted or missing, the papers said. Read More »

Donald Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony

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Comey also said that he believed Trump was asking him to "drop" an investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn . The president first suggested the existence of such tapes after Comey revealed that he wrote memos of his private conversations with Trump leading up to his firing. Read More »

Investigators request Trump/Comey tapes - if they exist

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He said the President asked him to drop an investigation in to former national security adviser Mike Flynn, and to "lift the cloud" of the Russian Federation investigation. "That, Comey said, anxious him". "This is the president of the United States with me alone saying, 'I hope this.' I took it as this is what he wants me to do", Comey said. Read More »

Gulf states not seeking Qatar 'regime change'

Food imports are affected as Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar, stranding thousands of trucks carrying supplies . The crisis might create a complicated problem because in the upcoming weeks hundreds of thousands of Indonesian migrant workers in the region would have plans to return to Indonesia to celebrate Idul Fitri in their home towns. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan says isolating Qatar will not solve crisis

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Qatar said there is "no legitimate justification" for cutting diplomatic ties, according to Tasnim . The move is widely believed to have been spearheaded by Saudi Arabia , which often manages to have its vassal states fall in line. Saudi Arabia has also sealed off Qatar's only land border, a crucial lifeline for food imports. Speaking in the German town of Wolfenbuettel on Friday alongside German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman ... Read More »

North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

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As ABC News reported , it was the fourth successful testing , according to Pyongyang , of new types of missiles this year by North Korea . The test may have been meant to send a threatening message to the United States , which has two carrier strike groups in the waters between the Korean peninsula and Japan , with a third carrier group now being sent to the region. Read More »

Twitter Reacts To News Of A Hung Parliament

Jeremy Corbyn , leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party , reacts at a counting centre for Britain's general election in London, June 9, 2017 . "We have a strong affinity with the DUP in Northern Ireland, we're both unionist parties and I think she's right to explore an arrangement with the DUP that will make sure we have a majority government in this country", he said. Read More »

Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate: Tillerson

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In 2012, Trump tweeted that climate change was a Chinese hoax . US President Donald Trump announces his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Accords in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on June 1, 2017. Read More »

'100 percent' willing to go under oath to refute Comey

Comey also said that he believed Trump was asking him to "drop" an investigation into former national security advisor Michael Flynn . "Great reporting by @foxandfriends and so many others". The U.S. Senate committee spent about three hours on Thursday questioning Comey. Mr Trump's behaviour had compelled him to keep notes of their conversations, he said, confirming that he had held nine one-on-one conversations with Mr Trump in four months, compared to two conversations with Barack ... Read More »

How global newspapers reacted to the General Election hung parliament

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If May (or her successor from within the party) proves unable to navigate this dynamic, Britain could see the quick collapse of the coalition government and new elections . In one sense the British people have dealt themselves a hard hand politically, for they now have to live with the prospect of continuing uncertainty on the direction that their country will take with regard to Brexit and also other domestic concerns. Read More »