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Labour's Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

Poll finds voters would be less likely to vote Conservative under Johnson. As May struggled to contain the fallout, her two closest aides resigned. In another sign of the dangers facing Mrs May, Sunday papers reported that Boris Johnson was either being encouraged to make a leadership bid in an effort to oust her, or actually preparing one - a claim dismissed as "tripe" by the Foreign Secretary. Read More »

Britain's May seeks deal with N. Ireland party


Mrs May is seeking a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party after losing her majority in Thursday's election. Fallon also said he believed there was a majority in parliament for this Brexit plan. May had relied on Timothy and Hill for advice and support since her previous job at the interior ministry, and their resignations will be a personal blow. Read More »

United Nations condemns Hamas for tunnel under schools in Gaza


He said that during his meeting with the United State Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley in Jerusalem last Wednesday, he told her that "it's time to dismantle UNRWA". Israel said it discovered several " terror tunnels " that Hamas has planned to use to attack communities near the fence between the Strip and Israel. Read More »

Markets React to the UK Snap Election


The DUP, in a separate statement, said talks with Conservative Party representatives had been positive and will continue this week to work on details, and to reach agreement on the arrangements for the new parliament. On the one hand, a weakened Conservative prime minister might not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want that clean break, even if that means losing privileged access to the European Union single market. Read More »

Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure

There is also unease within Conservative ranks about May's efforts to court a small Northern Irish party to get the majority she needs to govern. The Conservatives won 318 seats in Thursday's vote, down from 331 in 2015, falling short of an overall majority in the 650-seat House of Commons after the opposition Labour Party, led by socialist stalwart Jeremy Corbyn, scored hefty gains. Read More »

United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party


A confidence and supply deal would mean them backing the Government on its Budget and confidence motions, but could potentially lead to other issues being decided on a vote-by-vote basis. It was also likely to seek to include Northern Ireland in the "Military Covenant", which ensures that veterans of the British armed forces receive priority medical treatment in the remainder of the United Kingdom. Read More »

North Korea Says It's 'Not Far Away' From Test-Firing an ICBM

The article comes as newly elected President Moon Jae-in is taking a dual-track approach toward denuclearizing, with an emphasis being placed not only on guarding against further provocations but finding middle ground through inter-Korean dialogue and civilian exchanges. Read More »

Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power

May announced the party would try to work with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , an alliance that is fraught with difficulties. Timothy said he took responsibility for the Conservative manifesto, including a plan for elderly social care that caused a backlash among many core voters. Read More »

Top Aides to UK PM Quit After Election Losses

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks at a Conservative party election campaign event in Durham, England, on June 6, 2017. Amid mounting criticism of her campaign and leadership, joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill resigned. Read More »

UK govt agrees outline deal with Unionists


On June 10, the prime minister's office said the two parties had agreed to an "outline agreement" to support May's government on a "confidence-and-supply basis". "We therefore need to retain as far as possible the ease with which we now trade with European Union member states, and, also importantly retain access to labour". Read More »

Bill Cosby's Accuser Grilled for Alleged Inconsistencies in Story


If convicted, he could face 10 years in prison. While Cosby's lawyers hope this will show their client's innocence, Constand had another explanation for any differences in her stories. Johnson's mother, Patrice Sewell , took the stand Tuesday, and recounted a phone call she received from Johnson in the wake of her alleged sexual assault. Read More »

Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue

Kuwait's ruling emir has traveled to Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Qatar to try and mediate the crisis that began June 5. Qatar denied the accusations and said that no retaliatory measures would be taken. For its part, Qatar issued an overnight statement saying residents living in the country from those nations that severed ties would have "complete freedom" to stay despite the "hostile and tendentious campaigns" now targeting it. Read More »

Croatia, Ghana condole Rouhani on Tehran terrorist attacks

Seven people were arrested on accusations of "providing support for the terrorist team", according to reports carried Saturday by two online news agencies for Iranian television and the judiciary in Alborz province. ISIS had accepted responsibility for attacks. The speaker claims to represent the "first battalion" of IS formed inside of Iran. Furthermore, ISIS also claims to have already established their footholds in three provinces within Saudi Arabia. Read More »

May under fresh pressure as top aides quit


A Downing Street spokeswoman said: " The Prime Minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising a confidence and supply deal when Parliament returns next week. Theresa May was fighting for survival on Saturday after a failed election gamble undermined her authority and plunged the country into a major political crisis days before talks to leave the European Union start. Read More »

Iran arrests seven people over Tehran attacks

Ahmad Fazelian , a provincial judiciary official, said the eight, suspected of "providing support for the terrorist team", were detained in Fardis, about 50 km (31 miles) west of Tehran , the judiciary's online news agency Mizan reported. Read More »

Britain's Conservative Party Loses Majority; May Faces Calls to Resign


The socially conservative , pro-Brexit Democratic Unionist Party's 10 seats are enough to give the right-wing Conservatives a fragile but workable majority, which May said would allow her to negotiate a successful exit from the EU. In the Conservative Party, recriminations were immediate and stinging. But Theresa May had a very stumbling election campaign, and that severely undermined her status of this strong and stable leader. Read More »

Gambia: Welcome the Blessed Month of Ramadan

A timely re-evaluation can only take place through the Quran, as the Quran was revealed to guide Muslims as to how they should live, behave and show their gratitude toward their creator. "In this month, all the affairs of humans are decreed by God the almighty". Trump has also wished Muslims " a joyful Ramadan ", while urging them to use the holy month to reject violence by Islamist extremists. Read More »

United Kingdom police says Manchester attacker bought bomb parts himself


New evidence has revealed that Abedi likely purchased most of the key components to make the homemade bomb himself and most of his actions leading up to last week's bombing at the Manchester Arena were carried out alone. Officers have examined his movements on CCTV and other interactions he had with people as well as phone calls he made. Investigators have been attempting to piece together Abedi's movements between when he arrived back in Manchester from Libya on 18 May, and the bombing ... Read More »

Macron seeks majority as France votes for new parliament


Far-right leader Marine Le Pen , who took 34% of the presidential vote in her run-off against Macron, will be hoping for a parliamentary breakthrough for her National Front. Behind LREM, The Republicans and their allies are seen as the main opposition force, with a projected win of 22 percent in the first round and 95-115 seats in the final vote. Read More »

Stop Funding terrorism, Donald Trump Tells Qatar, US' Key Ally

The president of Turkey has called for a resolution to the dispute between Qatar and other Arab and Gulf states by the end of Ramadan. "The nation of Qatar unfortunately has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level", Trump told reporters at the White House. Read More »

Still no deal to keep Tories in power

A confidence-and-supply arrangement means the DUP would support May's government in exchange for concessions on some issues rather than forming a formal governing coalition that controls a majority in Parliament . As May struggled to contain the fallout, her two closest aides resigned. "The talks so far have been positive". The resignations of Timothy and Hill, on whom May had been heavily reliant since her previous job at the interior ministry, will be a personal blow. Read More »

Theresa May's top aides quit after United Kingdom election criticism

Mr Timothy acknowledged that one of his regrets was the way the party's controversial social care reforms, dubbed a dementia tax by critics, had been handled. A thrilled Mr Barwell said: I voted for Theresa May to become Prime Minister. "It might look to close friends of Theresa May as though she might be able to stay on because it's the least worst option, but I really don't think that's going to be the way in which the senior people in the party end up seeing it". Read More »

Cink, Cabrera Bello among 3 leaders at St. Jude


Cabrera Bello could have been the sole leader but for an untimely bogey on the 17th. A two-time victor on the European Tour but still searching for his maiden PGA Tour crown, Cabrera Bello had seven birdies and two bogeys as he climbed 17 positions. Read More »