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UK: May to form minority govt after shock at polls

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The 10 DUP MPs could prove crucial in supporting the Conservatives on key votes after Thursday's election saw Mrs May lose control of the Commons. As and when details are finalised both parties will put them forward. Under pressure from Conservative cabinet ministers, May accepted the resignation of her two top aides, her co-chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, on Saturday. Read More »

Brexit talks may not start on time

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A delay could risk the Queen's attendance at Royal Ascot next week. News Political Editor Robert Peston understands the speech, which outlines Theresa May's legislative agenda and had been due on Monday next week, will be held on Tuesday or Wednesday instead. Read More »

The election, Brexit - and Larry the Downing Street cat

It seems odd to me she didn't spend more of the election campaign talking about helping those who are "just managing" as she called them in her first (well-received) Downing Street speech. May is already planning to drop other pledges from the Tory manifesto that would be too hard to get through Parliament, the Daily Mail newspaper reported, without saying where it got the information. Read More »

Tiger Woods DUI arrest shown in new dash-cam video

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At one point, he tells the police he had been driving from LA and going toward Orange County, suggesting that he believed he was in California. When the officer points out that Woods shoe is untied, Woods places his right foot on the front of the police vehicle and starts to fiddle with the laces. Read More »

May confirms top cabinet posts to remain unchanged

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May had made it her business during the election campaign to paint a gloomy picture of how Britain would lose out if the mandate given by the electorate is not strong. "The DUP today (Saturday) held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge", the party said. Read More »

Can still be next British PM: Labour leader Corbyn

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Labour surpassed expectations by winning 262. What is the Labour Party saying? 'We need somebody who can talk and connect with people like Jeremy Corbyn does. No one knows yet. An online petition demanding a Tory-DUP minority government is stopped has amassed more than 580,000 signatures, amid concerns over its stance on gay rights, abortion and the death penalty. Read More »

President Trump to host PM Modi on June 25-26

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The two leaders have spoken over phone at least thrice since the latter assumed office. Trump , on the other hand, has railed against firms moving factories outside the United States and has demanded USA companies invest at home as part of his " America First " campaign. Read More »

National Herald newspaper re-launched by Rahul Gandhi

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President Pranab Mukherjee will officially launch the weekly newspaper on June 20 in New Delhi . Rahul Gandhi would also focus on the need of strengthening the party organisation in the State since it would go to polls March-April next year. Read More »

May plans her new government with help of unionist 'friends'

Downing Street and the DUP issued separate statements overnight, emphasising that the deal between them had not yet been finalised. Of more than 1,500 party members, 59 per cent said that May should quit and allow Conservatives to choose a new leader and Prime Minister. Read More »

What Exactly Is A Hung Parliament?

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But in one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, a resurgent Labour Party denied her an outright win, throwing the country into political turmoil. In response, protesters are gathering outside Downing Street to tell the Prime Minister it's time to leave. This is still on. "The last thing business leaders need is a parliament in paralysis, and the consequences for British businesses and for the United Kingdom as an investment destination would be severe", said ... Read More »

United Kingdom vote a gamble that could complicate Brexit: Europe leaders

The Conservative Party has depended on Irish politicians before: Prime Minister John Major relied on support from the Ulster Unionist Party to shore up his shaky government in the mid-1990s. As she retreated inside No. 10, it was claimed the Prime Minister had to be told to apologise to her defeated MPs and ministers, by the chairman of the Tory backbench 1922 Committee, Graham Brady. Read More »

This Is the Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Granted we were only shown an announcement trailer and no real gameplay footage (despite two professional drivers on stage holding Xbox controllers). Also available in game will be over 700 cars and 30 different locations to race around in. Read More »

Protestors in London call on Theresa May to resign

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British newspapers summed it up in a word: Mayhem. Theresa May promised strong and stable leadership. 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. Read More »

Trump's America First Agenda Coaxes Europe To Shape Its Own Destiny

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Trump in remarks on Sunday in which she urged the European Union to stick together in the face of weakening USA support. "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out", Merkel said in Munich on Sunday, days after Trump lectured North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members about paying more for defense. Read More »

British PM regroups after election setback

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Leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron argued that the country had a right to know the terms of any deal made between the DUP and the Conservatives. With the new government set to present its legislative programme to parliament on 19 June, the clock is ticking on efforts to bolster the Conservatives' position. Read More »

What leaving the Paris climate deal means for business

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If he had the chance to meet Trump, Branson said he would tell the president that they are now both grandfathers. More than 10 other states have signed similar pledges to reduce fossil-fuel emissions despite President Trump's decision for the United States to pull out of the global agreement 195 other countries have signed to combat climate change. Read More »

2-magnitude earthquake shakes western Turkey, Greek island

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) put the magnitude of the quake at 6.3, with the latter saying that the natural disaster took place at the Aegean Sea, 11 kilometers south of the Greek town of Plomari in Lesbos. Read More »

The Internet Reacts to Project Scorpio's Name, Xbox One X

At the same time, Microsoft confirmed that is to add three-generation compatibility to the Xbox One family: Where the current backwards compatibility system offers support for selected Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One, the extended version will bring support for original Xbox games - starting, Spencer revealed, with fly-'em-up Crimson Skies . Read More »

Berger retains St. Jude Classic with 66

At one point, there were nine players tied for the lead at 8-under before Berger finally emerged from the pile. His 17-foot birdie putt on No. 15 put him ahead for good as he finished at 10-under 270. Check out the sequence, after Berger found trouble behind the green on the first hole. She three-putted from 35 feet on the 18th and missed a four-footer that could have given her the victory. Read More »

Schumer tells Trump to stop playing games with possibility of Comey tapes

Trumps offer to testify under oath would pit his word against Comeys before federal investigators. Even if it were a he-said, he-said contest with Comey , Trump has far more reasons to be dishonest than does Comey. In comments to reporters on Friday, Trump disputed some of Comey's recollections and denied that he had in any way sought to obstruct the investigation. Read More »

Russia, Saudi Arabia Expect Crude Inventories to Ease

On May 25, OPEC members and ten other oil-producing countries led by Russian Federation agreed to extend their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months in a bid to maintain current oil prices at their level. Global benchmark Brent crude closed at $48.15 a barrel on Friday. Total volume traded was about 5 percent above the 100-day average. Prices increased $0.19 to close at $45.83 on Friday, trimming the weekly decline to 3.8%. Read More »