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Author: 0 Britain: May to form government with DUP

The Liberal Democrats said May should be "ashamed" of carrying on. These would be likely to include increases in funding for Northern Ireland . If Mrs May depends on the DUP - Ian Paisley's party, not the old Official Unionists, who used in the past to work with the Tories - to form a government, it will be impossible for it to be even-handed.

Author: 0 Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks

Both countries are fighting ISIS in neighboring Iraq and Syria. The Intelligence Ministry said its forces stormed several "safe houses" linked to the group in the country's northwest, according to state television. The "spilled blood of the innocent will not remain unavenged", the Revolutionary Guard statement said. The Tehran Security Council had convened an emergency meeting after two terror attacks occurred on the Iranian Parliament and Imam Khomeini Mausoleum respectively on Wednesday.

People Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations
Author: 0 Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

Meanwhile, European Council President Donald Tusk warned of the risk that Britain might end up with no deal on its withdrawal arrangements or future trade because it does not open negotiations in time. While May has rebuffed calls to resign and is confident of forming a governing partnership with Northern Ireland's DUP party, there is no clear idea yet of how the election result may have affected her negotiating position.

People Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants
Author: 0 Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

Manila - US Special Operations Forces entered Saturday on the line of the Marawi battle in south the Philippines , now controlled by militants allied to ISIS . The ongoing-battle has already killed 138 terrorists, 58 soldiers and 21 civilians and more than a hundred thousands residents of Marawi refused to return home unless the government assures that their city is safe.

Author: 0 Three men arrested in connection with London attack

Met Police said: 'All three were arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism offences under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000. The latest arrests come on the eve of Britain's general election on Thursday, after a political campaign marred by the London attack and a suicide bombing in Manchester last month.

People SNP Deputy Leader Angus Robertson loses his seat
Author: 0 SNP Deputy Leader Angus Robertson loses his seat

Ms Swinson had held the seat for a decade before being ousted by Mr Nicolson in 2015. She said: "We're experiencing some really encouraging results across the country tonight". The nationalists had swept the board in 2015, winning 56 of the 59 seats up for grabs - leaving Labour , the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats with just one MP each.

Author: 0 Scottish Tory Leader: 'LGBTI Rights More Important than Conservative Party'

But she was forced into an alliance with a small party in Northern Ireland, the Democratic Unionist Party , just to stay in power. "The British have spoken, they have voted, and have given the Conservative party a majority, albeit a simple majority, which is something of a surprise", Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on France's Europe 1 radio station.

People Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House
Author: 0 Two US intel chiefs say were never pressured by White House

But that did not satisfy Democrats, who said there was no reason for them not to divulge the details. Wednesday's hearing was a blockbuster in its own right - but Comey's written testimony, released Wednesday by the Senate intelligence committee , shows that Trump was intensely interested in top officials rebutting the Russian Federation stories in public.

Author: 0 French leader Emmanuel Macron faces test in parliamentary elections

Only 48% of eligible voters went to the polls rfi reports, of whom, only 11,68% of Parisians, France 24 reports. Macron's Republic on the Move party (LREM) and its allies were set to win over 30 percent of the vote, the ministry said shortly after voting stations closed.

Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power

The strength of any deal looks set to be tested when the Commons meets, with Jeremy Corbyn vowing to try to bring down the Government by defeating Mrs May in Parliament and insisting: "I can still be prime minister". Meanwhile, DUP leader Arlene Foster has said that talks were ongoing, indicating it may not be such a smooth process after all. Downing Street says it hopes to finalise the deal next week, after Parliament resumes sitting.

Author: 0 Qatar says no expulsions of nationals from countries that cut ties

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and others accuse Qatar of supporting extremist groups, an assertion since backed by US President Donald Trump. The US secretary of state Rex Tillerson on Friday urged the countries to ease some of their measures against Qatar. Washington has sent mixed signals on the crisis, despite Qatar's position as a key ally and host to the largest U.S.

Author: 0 Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

At City Hall they encountered the ACT for America activists, and attempted to drown out the rally they came to protest. Hundreds of protesters marched against Sharia law, a group of principles that govern the moral and religious lives of Muslims.

Author: 0 Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after United Kingdom vote

But the ballot-box humiliation has seriously - and possibly mortally - wounded May's leadership just as Britain is about to begin complex exit talks with the European Union. The Brexit negotiations are slated to begin on June 19. In a letter to the PM congratulating her on her reappointment, he said the two-year time frame set out under Article 50 of the European Union treaties left no room for delay.

People President Trump lawyer won't rule out Special Counsel Robert Mueller getting fired
Author: 0 President Trump lawyer won't rule out Special Counsel Robert Mueller getting fired

Sources close to the process told National Public Radio that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was looking at Mueller as a replacement for Director James Comey , who was sacked on May 9. The idea that the Trump administration had considered bringing Mueller back to the Federal Bureau of Investigation underscores the difficulty it had in finding a replacement for the fired Comey - as well as Mueller's sterling reputation among both Democrats and Republicans in Washington .

Author: 0 Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute

He also called on Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt "to ease the blockade against Qatar". The Ashcroft firm was hired to do a compliance and regulatory view of Qatar's anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing framework, Sullivan said in an email.

Author: 0 United Kingdom prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

In a resignation statement on the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and missed signs of surging support for the opposition Labour Party . "Everybody wants to see an agreement in the end that does respect what the British people voted for a year ago", he said . As the dust settles, one issue will become the focus for investors: whether Britain is more or less likely to retain privileged access to ...

People NewsAlert: Penguins win back-to-back Stanley Cups with victory over Nashville
Author: 0 NewsAlert: Penguins win back-to-back Stanley Cups with victory over Nashville

Most of us seemed to learn this for the first time during the Stanley Cup final , which has a tendency of shining a spotlight on things that might otherwise have been hiding in the shadows. They didn't commit a penalty - the Penguins had just one - and despite a lackluster power play, they still peppered Murray and the Pens' defense throughout the first 20 minutes.

People Severed Head in MS neighborhood
Author: 0 Severed Head in MS neighborhood

Police say they were not able to recover the body that the head was attached to yet. As of right now, they can not say these body parts belong to one person, but they are leaning that way. Police tweeted that a coroner and a medical examiner will conduct an autopsy. He did say that finding just the head was not a typical homicide scene.

Author: 0 DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

Anti-DUP protestors stood outside the Downing Street gates on 10 June and chanted "Tories out, refugees in" and "Tories out, Corbyn in". "May's departure from Downing St.is remorseless". "We will of course act in the in the national interest and do what is right for the whole of the United Kingdom", she said. Prime Minister Theresa May's chief of staff Nick Timothy and Joint-chief of staff Fiona Hill leave Conservative Party headquarters in London , Friday, June 9, 2017.

People Sen. McCain: Diamondbacks to blame for confusing questions to Comey
Author: 0 Sen. McCain: Diamondbacks to blame for confusing questions to Comey

The 80-year-old Arizona Republican joked that he stayed up late watching an Arizona Diamondbacks game. Comey looked puzzled as McCain pursued a line of questioning that seemed to tie the FBI investigation into Russian Federation and election meddling with the campaign of Hillary Clinton .

Author: 0 Trump blames Qatar for funding terror

Trump said Saudi Arabia and other nations had talked to him about confronting Qatar in the wake of his recent visit to Riyadh. Crisis in the Gulf: Why is Qatar under siege? In Tillerson's speech, he said that although the emir has made progress halting financial support for terrorist elements and expelling them from the country, "he must do more and he must do it more quickly".

People May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election fiasco
Author: 0 May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election fiasco

Her minority government looks set to be propped up by the Democratic Unionists (DUP). Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to form a government that would guide the country through the Brexit process. "Our leader needs to take stock as well". Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the early results showed May had lost her mandate and called for her to resign.

Author: 0 UK prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

The changes are part of a cabinet reshuffle following losses in Thursday's national election. Mrs May had been expected to make only minor changes after an election that had left her politically damaged. Her close ally Damian Green will now oversee the day-to-day running of the government . Mrs. It follows the abrupt departure from Number 10 of her two joint chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who were accused of bullying ministers and were dubbed the "gruesome twosome".

People UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco
Author: 0 UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Speaking to Andrew Marr on BBC One on Sunday , Corbyn insisted the Labour Party did not lose the election but rather "didn't win the election". But the Sunday Times said Johnson had been pressed by five Cabinet colleagues to oust May. "I just can't see how she can continue in any long-term way.

Author: 0 Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue

Kuwait's ruling emir has shuttled between countries trying to mediate an end to the crisis. Shiite Iran has had no diplomatic ties with most of the mainly Sunni Gulf states since 2016, when Arab nations followed Saudi Arabia in severing relations after protesters torched its missions in the Islamic republic.

People UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party
Author: 0 UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

A confidence and supply deal would mean the DUP backing the government on its budget and confidence motions, but could potentially lead to other issues being decided on a vote-by-vote basis. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who wields considerable influence after the Scottish Tories won 13 seats, said: "I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit which we know we are now going to have to get cross-party support for".

People Author eats his book after wrong UK election result prediction
Author: 0 Author eats his book after wrong UK election result prediction

Labour won 30 seats in the General Election to take its total to 262 seats - but the Conservatives remain the largest party in Parliament with 318 seats. He ate his book earlier today on Sky News , which had cleared the stunt with health and safety. Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins now believes Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn could become Prime Minister - less than a year after saying he was "not destined" for the role.

People Syrian army, allies in southeast Syria reach Iraqi border - pro-Assad commander
Author: 0 Syrian army, allies in southeast Syria reach Iraqi border - pro-Assad commander

For weeks, rebels had complained that Iranian-backed Shia militias were pouring into the area, including some forces from Hizbollah, the powerful Lebanese force. "I do not know the rules of engagement in effect for USA ground forces, but an Iranian-Hezbollah assault on Tanf would, I think, be quite reckless and not likely to succeed".

People Iran makes more arrests in connection with deadly Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran makes more arrests in connection with deadly Tehran attacks

Over 40 people were wounded in the attack. US President Donald Trump's response to the terrorist attacks in Iran has been denounced by Tehran as "repugnant". The ministry said the men had fought for IS in Mosul, Iraq, and Raqqa, Syria, before returning to Iran last August. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attacks.

People China Eastern plane makes emergency landing in Australia; passengers terrified
Author: 0 China Eastern plane makes emergency landing in Australia; passengers terrified

The flight MU736 was scheduled to land at Pudong at 5am today. All passengers were unharmed in the impromptu landing, and the carrier is now investigating the incident. As reported in the previous post , the flight to Shanghai had barely left the ground when one of its Rolls-Royce Trent 772 engines failed. It looks like a pretty big dent ...

People Sharif to appear before Panama Papers probe panel
Author: 0 Sharif to appear before Panama Papers probe panel

The special bench of the apex court will also hear the complaint filed by National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) President Saeed Ahmed accusing the JIT members of mistreating him. Sharif and his children are accused of graft in an ongoing case which has gripped Pakistan after the Panama Papers leak past year linked the family to offshore businesses.

People Kellyanne Conway Overheard Making Fun of Colleagues at Washington Party
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway Overheard Making Fun of Colleagues at Washington Party

Although the Inquisitr can not definitively corroborate whether Kellyanne Conway made the above comments at the British Embassy party, Politico claimed in its report that its own source is behind the @KellyanneLeaks account , and two other sources are able to back up her remarks from Friday night.

People Eight killed in Somalia airstrike: U.S. military in Africa
Author: 0 Eight killed in Somalia airstrike: U.S. military in Africa

The U.S. military has previously conducted counter-terrorism missions and airstrikes in Somalia targeting al-Shabaab leaders, but those missions have been carried out under the different authorities targeting al-Qaeda. The US military has been training African Union and Somali forces in the country. In May, Navy SEAL, Kyle Milliken, 38, was killed during a joint operation with Somali forces against al-Shabaab.

Author: 0 Manchester United agree Victor Lindelof switch with Benfica

The finer details of the transfer - a medical, worldwide clearance and contract terms - will be completed in the coming days, the club said. He made 45 appearances for Benfica last season and is expected to slot into United's starting XI alongside Eric Bailly next season.

People Maharashtra waives off all farm loans, 11-day long strike ends
Author: 0 Maharashtra waives off all farm loans, 11-day long strike ends

Farmers accepted the new offer on Sunday, ending an 11-day strike by farmers that had curtailed supplies of vegetables and milk to cities, including Mumbai , and sent prices sharply higher. The ministerial panel comprises BJP ministers Chandrakant Patil, Pandurang Fundkar, Sudhir Mungantiwar, Subhash Deshmukh, Girish Mahajan and Shiv Sena's Diwakar Raote.