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Tory and DUP deal must be opposed, says Gerry Adams

The Prime Minister made no mention of the ongoing deliberations in the Commons, but Jeremy Corbyn did. But he played down expectations of a leadership contest or early general election, telling the BBC: 'I don't detect any sense either that the public wants another general election or that my colleagues would like to serve up to the British public another big dose of uncertainty by plunging into a leadership election'. Read More »

Erdogan Says Anti-Qatari Sanctions Contradict Islamic Values

The countries involved in the dispute accused Qatar of supporting the Islamic State militant group (ISIS); Qatar responded by pointing out that it is part of the US -led coalition fighting ISIS in Syria. Similar statements were also issued by the UAE and Bahraini aviation authorities after a CNN interview of Chief Executive of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Baker, who criticized the three Arab countries for the airspace closure. Read More »

Oprah is definitely not running for president


Winfrey supported Trump's opponent, Hillary Clinton . The media personality, however, refused to answer the question because, for her, it won't matter. At the moment, Winfrey is focused on her acting career. "I like Oprah. I mean, is that supposed to be a bad thing?" "I find that it opens me up and stimulates me in a way that absolutely nothing else does because you get to not just read about a character - you actually get to explore the nature of another human being. Read More »

United Nations rules Irish abortion ban to be a human rights violation

The United Nations Committee on Human Rights has repeated its criticism of Ireland's abortion laws. "The Irish government and Oireachtas must show leadership and act". Abortion Rights Campaign spokesperson Linda Kavanagh said: "While the numbers of abortion seekers who gave an address in Ireland and Northern Ireland decreased, these numbers cannot and never will be an accurate picture of the abortion service needs for women on the island of Ireland". Read More »

Theresa May's election gamble backfires as voters throw a surprise


May failed to get the 326 seats her Conservative party needs for an outright majority. Conservatives, led by Prime Minister Theresa May , won a triumph qualified by various analysts as a Pyrrhic victory, gaining twelve less seats in the House of Commons and losing their absolute majority before that election. Read More »

May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'


They will want their goodies from May's government. With the smaller parties more closely aligned with Labour than with the Conservatives , the prospect of Corbyn becoming prime minister no longer seems fanciful. Mrs May, who inherited the leadership after David Cameron resigned after the Brexit referendum result, had called the election seeking a bigger majority to give her a mandate to pursue her Brexit agenda. Read More »

Closing Arguments Set In Yanez Trial

An audio recording captured Castile telling Yanez that he had a gun in the auto, and Yanez telling Castile not to reach for it. Gray told the jury that Castile would still be alive if he "wasn't stoned" and had followed instructions. Jeffrey Noble , a use-of-force expert, testified there was "absolutely no reason" to believe Castile was a threat. "We all know this is a sad case". Read More »

Attorney General Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts Tuesday


US Attorney-General Jeff Sessions will testify in a public hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee today, the committee chairman said in a statement yesterday. Comey appeared before the panel last week in a highly anticipated hearing. Lankford asked Comey if any other members of the administration asked the FBI to drop the Flynn investigation. Read More »

Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress, willing to speak under oath

Mr Comey also revealed that he was confused as to why he had been dismissed during an ongoing investigation into the President's and his team's alleged links with Russian Federation before and after the election. But the following morning he struck back in an early morning tweet: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication ", he wrote - suggesting Mr Comey had committed perjury. Read More »

Vindicator Bee champ down on 'neurasthenic' today at national Bee

A sixth grader at Winston Churchill Middle School and a first-timer at the National Spelling Bee, Kumar considered herself an underdog among the 291 spellers. Propper will find out after 6 p.m. today if her flawless score in the oral rounds, combined with her score in a written spelling and vocabulary test, will be enough to advance to Thursday's final rounds. Read More »

Here Are The Facebook Memes That Swung The Election In Labour's Favour

Whether it was the vote on the UK's exit from the European Union or the United States presidential election, we're told that, if enough young people vote, the outcome could change considerably, and in the way young people want. In the decade-and-a-half from the early 1980s to the late 1990s, the Labour Party witnessed an internecine ideological struggle. The dominant narrative offered by a befuddled commentariat for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour achieving the biggest swing towards ... Read More »

McAuliffe adds Va. to climate alliance


The coalition, calling itself " We are still in ", includes leaders from nine states, 125 cities, 902 businesses and investors, and 183 colleges and universities. "A lot of these firms have already invested in renewables and [leaving the Paris deal] counters what they're now invested in", explains analyst Matthew Ball at Canalys. Read More »

Saudi king and Putin speak about Qatar crisis


Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani attends a Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Doha , Qatar. Natural gas built the high-rises of Qatar's capital, put the Al-Jazeera satellite news network on the air and a fleet of passengers jets for its state carrier in the sky. Read More »

Qatar opens channels with Oman ports amid Gulf crisis


Radio Pakistan reported that Prime Minister Sharif will hold talks with the Saudi leadership on the latest situation developing amongst the Gulf Cooperation Countries. Macron's office says that the French leader called for a de-escalation of tensions, and stressed the importance of regional stability and joining forces to fight terrorism. Read More »

Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?


But Ruddy may be floating the idea only to get it shot down; "Chris speaks for himself", said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. But by Sunday, Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow refused to promise that the president would not fire Mueller. Read More »

Dueling Protests Face Off At 'March Against Sharia' Outside Trump Tower


There was a lot of shouting and chanting and even a few minor confrontations between the two sides, but police quickly moved in to prevent the tensions from escalating. She brought her 11-year-old daughter with her to let those who follow Sharia Law know that they are welcome in CT, especially during this holy time of Ramadan. Read More »

Trump says '100pc' ready to testify about Comey conversations

Lawyers for President Trump shot down ex-FBI Director James Comey's claim that a tweet from the commander-in-chief prompted him to leak a memo detailing a private conversation with Trump - and a close examination of a pre-tweet New York Times story may bolster their claim. Read More »

Brexit Plans Remain Despite Election Results

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the country after Britain's election at Downing Street in London June 9, 2017 . Another problem Prime Minister May faces is the fact that she wasn't able to commandeer a majority in the House of Commons either, leaving her underpowered. Read More »

Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

Ruddy, who had been at the White House Monday, told PBS' Judy Woodruff that "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". "Chris speaks for himself", said Sarah Huckabee Sanders, deputy White House press secretary. Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, scoffed at the idea that the president might fire Mueller. Read More »

Trump dismisses 'leaker' James Comey's version: 'I didn't say that'

Trump said his team emerged "very happy" after Comey's testimony , while also offering a blunt assessment of Comey's testimony before the Senate intelligence panel. Trump has continuously denied allegations that he had asked Comey to drop the investigation into former National Security Adviser (NSA) Michael Flynn's alleged ties with Russian Federation. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn celebrates with 'the worst high five of all time'


With exit polls showing May likely to lose the Conservative majority in Parliament and possibly her seat, the mood was celebratory. Then, Corbyn tried to high-five Thornberry. She ditched her position in 2014 when some stuff she put up on Twitter got her in some hot water, but following last night's results, the internet promptly became her biggest supporters, when she took part in an interview on BBC with David Dimbleby and promptly sassed the house down. Read More »