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People Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public
Author: 0 Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

In light of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Comey's testimony last week , Sessions is expected to get many questions from lawmakers about his contacts with Russian officials during the 2016 election campaign. Several Republican lawmakers also criticized Comey for disclosing memos he had written in the aftermath of his private conversations with Trump, calling that action "inappropriate".

People 6 takeaways from the UK's general election
Author: 0 6 takeaways from the UK's general election

Instead, we want to get on with the work to make it a success; to write our own laws; to deliver on the vision of a Global UK with new free trade deals; to control immigration; to deliver policies for farming and fishing shaped to our needs; to lift the burden of unnecessary regulation.

People Puerto Ricans voters back statehood in questioned referendum
Author: 0 Puerto Ricans voters back statehood in questioned referendum

Puerto Rico has been under USA control since the victory in the Spanish-American War of 1898. Those Puerto Ricans who voted gave statehood a big victory, but it's not as big a win as it first looks, largely because turnout was far lower than anticipated.

People Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday
Author: 0 Ex-NBA player Rodman expected to arrive in North Korea on Tuesday

The news network spotted Rodman at Beijing International Airport, but he declined to answer questions. Rodman has visited North Korea at least four times before with most of those visits occurring in 2013 and 2014, according to CNN . North Korea has fired 16 ballistic missiles this year. Trump weighed in on Twitter last month that North Korea is "looking for trouble" and urged China to help.

People Garry Monk gives first Boro press conference
Author: 0 Garry Monk gives first Boro press conference

But having received assurances from the player's uncle, club owner Steve Gibson that he does not have to sell his prize asset, Monk hopes to convince the centre-half to commit himself to next season's promotion campaign. "The clarity of that is what appeals most". Monk will get on with appointing his backroom staff, with James Beattie likely to join from Leeds. " I've signed for three years but I want to do it in the first year ".

People DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May
Author: 0 DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May

May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in a humiliating election Thursday and now need the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's ultraconservative DUP to pass votes, sparking widespread calls for her to resign. "I just can't see how she can continue in any long-term way". "He's in a permanent leadership campaign so I am not sure it qualifies as news", he said.

Author: 0 India and Pakistan Join the SCO

Pakistani President Nawaz Sharif and Indian counterpart Narendra Modi reportedly shook hands and exchanged greetings late yesterday at the opening of the SCO meeting, although New Delhi said that no formal bilateral meeting between the two was planned.

Author: 0 Trump offers 'support' to May after polls setback

Davidson, one of the few Conservatives to emerge as a victor from the election after she increased the party's presence in Scotland , said she had demanded , and received, "categoric assurance " from May that the policy would not change.

People S. Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch
Author: 0 S. Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

SEOUL, South Korea (AP ) — North Korea said Friday it has tested a new type of cruise missile that could strike US and South Korean warships "at will" if it is attacked, in an apparent reference to the projectiles detected by Seoul when they were launched a day earlier.

People Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government
Author: 0 Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government

Several ministers lost their seats in Thursday's election, which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament. Although she had apologised to all MPs who lost their seats, May, speaking on the doorstep of her official Downing Street residence, on Friday said government would provide certainty and lead the United Kingdom in talks with the European Union to secure a successful Brexit deal.

People Top two aides to British PM Theresa May quit
Author: 0 Top two aides to British PM Theresa May quit

Some colleagues may be lining up to replace her, although a party source told Reuters the post was seen as too much of a poisoned chalice for the time being. The DUP of Northern Ireland hold ten seats in Westminster and could be the key to the Conservatives forming a government. She wanted a strong hand for a hard Brexit negotiation.

Author: 0 Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

On Monday, five Arab countries - Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Yemen severed diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting extremism. "(It) gives others the impression the USA does not know how to manage the relationship with its allies or is incapable". Iran also announced it had sent tonnes of vegetables to Qatar, which has seen food imports threatened after its neighbours cut air, sea and land links with the country.

Author: 0 United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

But Johnson backed Prime Minister Theresa May and dismissed reports that he might be planning a leadership challenge after she failed to win a parliamentary majority for the Conservative Party in an election . "It would be nothing short of scandalous if the Tory party jeopardised the return of government in Northern Ireland and the Good Friday process in order to cling on to power at Westminster".

People Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power
Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has said she spoke to Prime Minister Theresa May to get "categoric assurance" that LGBT rights will not be affected by a Deal between the DUP and the Conservatives. May's office said Saturday principles of an agreement had been reached, but the two sides later clarified that they are still talking. An analysis of marginal seats has revealed that Jeremy Corbyn could not become the British prime minister for only 2,227 votes.

Author: 0 Police name gunman in Melbourne hostage-taking

He was granted parole in November last year - four-and-a-half years into his five-and-a-half year sentence. Deputy Commissioner Patton said Victorians should have confidence in the way authorities monitored suspicious activity. She had been tied up for a period of time. "Of course it is of concern to us that somebody who would be compliant with each and every term and condition of the parole they had been granted and were eligible for, could commit such a crime".

Author: 0 Turkey says Qatar deployment aims to ensure security

It said a Turkish delegation would go to Qatar in the coming days to assess the situation at the base.Hurriyet said there were plans to send some 200 to 250 soldiers within two months in the initial stage, but the bill did not specify numbers or a timetable.

People Pakistani man sentenced to death for blasphemy on Facebook
Author: 0 Pakistani man sentenced to death for blasphemy on Facebook

It is not entirely clear what led to his arrest. Under harsh blasphemy laws in Pakistan , the death sentence can be issued against anyone accused of insulting God, Islam, or religious personalities. Hussain maintained that his client is innocent and plans to appeal the conviction. At least 15 Pakistanis are said to have been arrested by the counterterrorism department under the umbrella of blasphemy, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.

Author: 0 Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

On Comey's accusations that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , Bharara said "no one knows right now whether there is a provable case of obstruction" of justice . "I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning, but that's a conclusion I'm sure the special counsel will work towards to try and understand what the intention was there, and whether that's an offense", Comey said.

People UK Prime Minister Clings to Power by Allying With Science Deniers
Author: 0 UK Prime Minister Clings to Power by Allying With Science Deniers

British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal in principle with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Saturday to prop up the Conservative government, stripped of its majority in a disastrous election. The humiliating result has heaped pressure on May to resign, but she says she will stay and lead Britain during exit talks with the European Union.

People MP farmers' unrest: Chouhan calls off fast
Author: 0 MP farmers' unrest: Chouhan calls off fast

On Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's fast, Natarajan said, "He is the CM, what is the need to fast instead he should call a cabinet meeting and pass a proposal on the demands of the farmers". Punia also highlighted how there has been no change in the problem faced by the farmers and proceeded to question Chouhan's intention to observe the fast.

People Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue
Author: 0 Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has denied plotting to topple Prime Minister Theresa May , who has been weakened by the Conservative Party's disastrous election result. She tried to follow the footsteps of Margaret Thatcher, who at one stage of her career did played the gamble of calling mid-term elections and came out with flying colours.

People United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure
Author: 0 United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

Theresa May ran a dismal campaign. Former Chancellor George Osborne, who was sacked from the Cabinet by May, said he doubted whether she can "survive in the long term as Conservative leader". This is fixed in treaty law. The turmoil engulfing May has increased the chance that Britain will fall out of the European Union in 2019 without a deal.

Author: 0 Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes United Kingdom sticking to its plan

In a statement on Friday, the White House said: "President Trump emphasised his commitment to the US-UK special relationship and underscored that he looks forward to working with the PM on shared goals and interests in the years to come". Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said the talks would begin when Britain was ready, suggesting he would consider a short delay. Verhofstadt said the election outcome would "make already complex negotiations even more complicated".

People Five flashpoints in Diego Costa and Antonio Conte's rocky relationship
Author: 0 Five flashpoints in Diego Costa and Antonio Conte's rocky relationship

Chelsea's Spanish global striker Diego Costa will be quitting the Premier League over the summer, he confirmed in the Spanish media late on Tuesday night. However, the La Liga outfit are banned from signing any players until January and the striker will know that he can't afford to move to the Spanish capital now and not feature for four or five months ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation next summer.

Author: 0 Election dents Scottish nationalists' hopes for independence

Ms Davidson was elected as leader of the Scottish Conservatives in 2011 after opposing a similar plan put forward by rival Murdo Fraser, now the party's finance spokesman. The SNP wants Theresa May to rethink her Brexit strategy. However, they have little affinity or loyalty to the SNP or its leader. Labour and the Liberal Democrats adopted the same message as the Conservatives by concentrating on opposing secession, and all did well on Thursday night.

People Pound dives as UK plunges into new period of uncertainty
Author: 0 Pound dives as UK plunges into new period of uncertainty

Gianni Pittella, the leader of the socialist group in the European parliament, said British voters had "punished the clear incompetence of Theresa May ". About 500 million fairly affluent consumers and more than 20 million small and midsize enterprises make up the European Union single market, which stretches from Ireland to Greece.

People Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls off his indefinite fast — Madhya Pradesh
Author: 0 Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls off his indefinite fast — Madhya Pradesh

There has been let-up in violence and peace is returning fast, " he said . Farmers in the state began protests over low prices for their crops on June 1. Farmer leaders, however, put the deaths at eight. Chouhan, who is on a fast at Dussehra Maidan here, also met several representatives of farmers' organizations and listened to their problems on Saturday.

Author: 0 Iran sends planes of food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Qatar hiring Ashcroft, who was attorney general during the Sept 11 attacks and then helped push through the Patriot Act, appeared aimed at appeasing the Gulf nations now trying to isolate it. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday, state news agency SPA said. They did not specify what services the hotline would provide. Qatar strongly rejects the allegations and has said it is open to talks on ending the dispute, which also saw the three Gulf states order all Qatari citizens out of their ...

People IIT JEE Advanced 2017 Results Declared On June 11th At jeeadv
Author: 0 IIT JEE Advanced 2017 Results Declared On June 11th At jeeadv

The result of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2017 was announced on Sunday. According to reports , Aaron John Sabu, of Thiruvananthapuram who secured the 94th rank in JEE was next top scorer. Thanks to Anand Sir and my father". Students can check their results on www.jeeadv.ac.in . The aspirants who clear the JEE Advanced exam will get admissions into 23 IIT across the nation or Indian schools of Mines , Dhanbad for Bachelor's, Integrated Master's and Dual Degree ...

Author: 0 After UK Election, The Only 'Certainty' In Britain Is Uncertainty

Reports surfaced Saturday that May was nearing a final deal to form a government with the help Democratic Unionist Party, a socially conservative, primarily Protestant bloc based in Northern Ireland. However, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said on the Andrew Marr show he believed the Conservative Party and the DUP will be able to hold together in government.

Author: 0 European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

Europhiles in Britain awoke Friday morning with a rare feeling of optimism, hopeful that the poor electoral result for Theresa May's Conservative Party and gains for Labour and the Liberal Democrats could mean a softer exit from the European Union, or even better, a reversal of Brexit .

People Gulf crisis: UAE to punish Qatar sympathisers with 15 year jail term
Author: 0 Gulf crisis: UAE to punish Qatar sympathisers with 15 year jail term

While applauding a Kuwaiti effort to mediate the crisis, Gargash said Emirati and Saudi officials planned to concede nothing to Qatar, an worldwide air travel hub now cut off from some of the skies around it and blocked from receiving the trucks full of food it relies on to feed its citizens .