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Theresa May agrees deal with DUP to form minority government

On senior Conservative source told PoliticsHome: "It's not the result we wanted, but we have to make it work". The DUP backs the continuation of the " triple lock " on retirement payouts, which the Tories had proposed to ditch. The DUP does support proponents of hard Brexit on the scrapping of the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, which is seen among some unionists as being more favourable to Irish nationalists than British courts. Read More »

Heat warning issued for Barrie and area

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Temperatures are expected to be near 31 degrees Sunday and Monday, with overnight lows near 20 degrees making this the first heat event of this year. Environment Canada advises of the importance to drink lots of water, find cool places to hang out and also to not leave pets or people in parked vehicles. Read More »

Qatar Petroleum says production not impacted by Gulf crisis

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Qatar called the accusations baseless and dispatched Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on a diplomatic offensive to enlist support from overseas. Saudi Arabia has banned hotels and tourist facilities in the country from airing Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera in a weird move as part of widespread restrictions on the neighbouring country. Read More »

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

The Conservatives won 318 seats and 42.4 percent of the vote share, while Labour won 262 and 40 percent of the vote share - an increase from the 2015 result which saw the left-wing opposition party win 232 seats. The DUP is expected to consider a confidence and supply arrangement with the Conservative party rather than a formal coalition. Written off by many pollsters, Labour surged in the final weeks of the campaign. Read More »

Trump goes on the attack after Comey testimony

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I mean, I will tell you, I didn't say that . "But in the meantime, no collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker, but we want to get back to running out great country...." In May, Trump fired Comey and then tweeted that Comey "better hope that there are no " tapes " of our conversations". Read More »

Comey should get his story straight on Clinton, Trump

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In his opening statement to the Senate Intelligence Committee, released on Wednesday, Comey detailed a private conversation with President Trump in the Oval Office shortly after National Security Advisor Michael Flynn was forced to resign, in which Comey recalls the president saying , "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Read More »

Trump says United States is committed to mutual support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies

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Trump's tweet suggesting there were tapes of his White House conversations with Comey are what moved the former FBI director to reveal the conversations in which he said Trump pressured him to back off a criminal investigation. And he said multiple times that he choose to take detailed notes about his interactions with Trump because he anxious the White House and President would lie about them if he didn't. Read More »

Turkey wants Qatar row to be resolved by end of Ramadan

Arab nations, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region because of its ties to their Shiite rival, Iran, and its support for groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas. Read More »

Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'

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Comey's testimony was the most eagerly anticipated USA congressional hearing in years. In his first congressional appearance since being abruptly fired by Trump last month, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and bluntly asserted that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign. Read More »

May seen fighting for survival after votes wipe out majority

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to force Theresa May out of government in a matter of days. Ros Taylor, the editor of Democratic Audit at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), provided some tips for those who wish to remain politically involved between now and the next election (which could be sooner rather than later). Read More »

Many in GOP unshaken by Comey's testimony against Trump

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President Trump and Romania's President Klaus Iohannis at a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. "No collusion, no obstruction", Trump told a White House press conference in reference to the twin controversies dogging his administration - accusations his aides colluded with the Russian effort to tilt the vote, and that he sought to block a probe related to the matter. Read More »

Did Donald Trump Just Defame James Comey?

When asked by MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski in 2016 which experts he speaks with, Trump replied, "I'm speaking with myself, number one, because I have a very good brain". Ryan and other Republicans explained away Trump's interactions with Comey as the understandable blunders of a Washington neophyte. In the first 137 days of his presidency, our fact-checkers caught him saying 623 false or misleading things. Read More »

Conservatives To Form Govt With DUP

In a statement outside Downing Street, the 60-year-old premier promised to "fulfil the promise of Brexit ". Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has demanded specific assurances on the deal from Mrs May and moderate Tories have said the party must not be dragged to the right. Read More »

Supermarket Killer Detailed His Plans Online

Stair was dead before police arrived at the supermarket but he left behind an extensive record of videos and writings, all posted online, from the last few months. WKOK-AM reported that the gunman fired randomly in the store in addition to targeting the victims, and that the witness who escaped unharmed was the person who called Wyoming County 911 dispatchers. Read More »

London Bridge terror attack could have been much worse

Pictures of the pink-bladed knives which the London Bridge terrorists used to slaughter innocent pedestrians have been released by police. Three men rammed into pedestrians on London Bridge on the night of June 3 before going on a stabbing spree at bars and restaurants at the nearby Borough Market. Read More »

Share markets shrug off United Kingdom election, but pound pummeled

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Brexit negotiations with the European Union are due to start on the 19th June, this outcome could not have come at a worse time. A weak pound has provided a boost to the United Kingdom equity market over the past year but that was against a backdrop of a more robust economy than anyone expected after the Brexit vote. Read More »

Philippine marines killed in clash with Islamic State affiliates

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The marines were conducting a house-to-house search for militants allied with Islamic State (IS) who are still occupying parts of Marawi when the battle erupted on Friday, said Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera. An embassy spokesperson said that it was the Philippine government that sought the United States' assistance. As the conflict intensified, the U.S. Read More »

Bomb Blast Kills Two, Injured Seven In Adamawa State

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The explosion reportedly forced hundreds of residents of the area to flee their homes. " They gave one of the children the bag and told him that it was sent by his father to take home ", said Adamu. "An unknown driver of a Toyota Starlet vehicle approached some children at Fadaman Rake holding a polythene bag which he asked them to deliver to their parents". Read More »

Tehran attackers were Iranians, committed terror attacks in Syria, Iraq - Iranian intelligence

Five people believed to be planning a third attack were arrested, officials said . We share in the grief of the people in Iran . Forty-three people were also injured. Both countries have condemned the violence. They were the first claimed by Daesh in Iran. Donald Trump should stop condemning terror attacks. "Concrete and practical measures must be adopted in order to tackle the menace of terrorism", the ministry said in a statement. Read More »

UK PM Theresa May regroups after election setback

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Outside No 10 Downing Street, she spoke about "fulfilling the promise of Brexit " over the next five years, working with "friends and allies" in the Democratic Unionist Party . Ms May called the snap election to win a clear mandate for her Brexit plans, so she could slash immigration. In a statement after returning from Buckingham Palace, where she received the Queen's permission to form a government, May shrugged off a growing backlash in the Conservative Party, and said she would provide ... Read More »

Pakistan probing report of Chinese citizens murder: FO

Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said that Pakistan was making efforts to verify reports of killing of two abducted Chinese nationals. The deaths underscore the risks of China's growing global reach and influence. "We have been trying to rescue the two kidnapped hostages over the past days", Hua said. The Chinese couple was teaching at a language centre in Quetta. Read More »

Reports Claim Kellyanne Conway Slammed West Wing Colleagues

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Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway leaves after President Donald Trump and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis' joint news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House June 9, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The account's profile states: "If a NYT, Politico , or WaPo article hits @Reince45 (or other W.H. staff), good chance @KellyannePolls leaked". "I mean, that's basically the same as "no comment, '" Conway reportedly said". Read More »