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EU Commissioner: UK General Election Results to Impact Spirit of Brexit Talks

But EU budget commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Britain's May was now likely to be a "weak" partner. We know when they must end. We will be hard but fair in our dealings. "We have to see that the p...

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Trump berates Qatar as Gulf stand-off escalates

Trump's comments came after his top diplomat Rex Tillerson appealed to Saudi Arabia and its regional allies to ease their blockade of Qatar , saying it is hindering USA military actions in the r...

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Germany's Gabriel warns Qatar crisis could lead to war - newspaper

In all, 59 people and entities were listed. Meanwhile, Al Jazeera , the Qatari-funded television network , said on Thursday that its website and digital platforms were "under cyberattack" and faci...

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Macron Projected to Win Comfortable Majority in French Election

Macron Projected to Win Comfortable Majority in French Election

Only candidates who win more than 50% of the vote will do so, otherwise all candidates who secure at least 12.5% will go into the second round, where the victor takes the seat. His movement could obta...

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Trump looks to spread blame for travel ban problems

Potentially making it harder for his lawyers to win at the Supreme Court , Trump again commented on the case on Monday, tweeting complaints that his own administration had issued a "watered down, ...

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Dear Mr Trump: think before you tweet

In his tweet, he wrote 'at least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!"' Mr Trump was quoting Mr Khan from a recent interview . Khan on Mo...

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Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

Clinging on for now, May reached a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to support the Conservatives in parliament. 'We need somebody who can talk and connect with people like J...

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Qatar Slams Saudi, Allies' Terrorism List as 'Baseless'

Russia's foreign minister has told his counterpart from Qatar that Moscow will make efforts to try to resolve the escalating crisis between Qatar and several Arab countries. Cavusoglu added that a...

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Theresa May to form minority United Kingdom government

She had called the election in a bid to extend her majority and strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations, but her gamble backfired spectacularly. Preliminary results indicate she will ...

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Jeff Sessions to Testify to Intel Panel Tuesday to Rebut Comey

Jeff Sessions to Testify to Intel Panel Tuesday to Rebut Comey

Sessions had been due to appear Tuesday before the Senate Appropriations Committee about the Justice Department's budget for 2018, but said the switch of hearing was necessary as it had become c...

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Egypt launches air strikes in Libya after attack on Christians

Egypt launches air strikes in Libya after attack on Christians

Between eight and 10 gunmen wearing military uniforms attacked the convoy, officials cited witnesses as saying. According to several reports, three children aboard the bus survived the attack. Attac...

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Who are the Democratic Unionists?

Who are the Democratic Unionists?

Ruth Davidson, the Conservative leader in Scotland, said she had asked May for assurances that there would be no attack on gay rights after a deal with the DUP . "I am sorry for those candidates an...

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Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US

Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests across US

On the other side of the street in the shade of a tall tree, Hadi Jawad stood with a group of counter protesters gathered in front of the center in support of Shariah law and local Muslims. The group ...

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Blockade against Qatar 'hindering' planning for long-term operation -Pentagon

They accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region with ties to their Shiite rival, Iran , and its support for groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas. The tough United St...

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UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

In Thursday's election, the DUP won 10 of Northern Ireland's 18 seats in the 650-member British parliament. A spokesman for May's office had earlier declined to comment on the timing of any talks ...

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Content Crash #1: The Eve of E3 2017

Content Crash #1: The Eve of E3 2017

The titles will be the same on both the Xbox One and the Scorpio, but the latter will be capable of playing AAA titles in 4K resolution . With the news, you'd think people would be firing up their ...

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Emmanuel Macron Launches English Website to Court US Climate Scientists to France

Emmanuel Macron Launches English Website to Court US Climate Scientists to France

The vote to elect the lower house's 577 members comes a month after Macron , a 39-year-old former banker with little political experience, defied the odds to win the presidency of the euro zone's sec...

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UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

Britain will have a hung parliament, with no party winning majority in the snap general election, according to official results announced Friday morning. May said that "I want to reflect on the electi...

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'Considered official statements' - Sean Spicer defends Donald Trump's unorthodox use of Twitter

'Considered official statements' - Sean Spicer defends Donald Trump's unorthodox use of Twitter

The poll comes the day after Trump struck a defiant note on the social media platform, claiming that the media was trying to get him to quit social media but that it was his best tool to bring his...

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Amid Gulf crisis, Qatar rejects 'blockade,' repeatedly denies allegations of funding terrorism

Only an hour later, Tillerson sat in the front row in the Rose Garden as Trump enthusiastically embraced the move by Saudi Arabia , Egypt and others to punish Qatar. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokespers...

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UK Conservatives need to deliver an 'open' Brexit: Scotland leader

Perhaps for these reasons, David Cameron ruled out entering into a deal with the DUP in 2010 and during his time as prime minister. Mrs May said the government formed with the DUP's help would...

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Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan; a fourth soldier wounded

The Afghan soldier was killed in the incident, Khogyani said . On Saturday, Afghan officials also confirmed that three policemen had been killed and two others wounded when a USA aircraft opened fi...

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UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

She put on a courageous face, refusing to show any contrition for the election gamble that spectacularly backfired, but observers say she has been deeply wounded. Speaking on the BBC's Question Time, ...

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Theresa May's top advisers resign after United Kingdom election shock

Theresa May's top advisers resign after United Kingdom election shock

May's miscalculation in calling this election harks back to an earlier blunder by her immediate predecessor: former Prime Minister David Cameron and his decision to hold a referendum on " Brexit " i...

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Tehran attackers were Iranians, committed terror attacks in Syria, Iraq - Iranian intelligence

Tehran attackers were Iranians, committed terror attacks in Syria, Iraq - Iranian intelligence

But no proof or specifics were offered. The jihadist group claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attacks that killed 17 people. IS has also claimed multiple attacks inside Saudi Arabia. Iran also h...

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Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

While the two quickly laughed off the ill-timed high-five, the internet wasn't quite done with the fiasco and some were left channeling their inner detective to figure out who was at fault. First, the...

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Iran's Pretty Upset With Trump For Calling Them Out After Tehran Attack

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shrugged off attacks on Wednesday by gunmen and suicide bombers in Tehran that killed 13 people as USA president Donald Trump warned the nation was ...

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Angela Merkel says European Union ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

The European Union's stance on Brexit and the timetable for the talks are clear, the bloc's chief negotiator said on Friday, adding the divorce negotiations should only start when Britain is ready. Fa...

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Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

However, the Prime Minister confirmed after her meeting with the Queen that she would be sticking to the initial Brexit schedule, and talks are still due to begin on June 19. German foreign minister S...

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Japan condemns terror attacks in Iran, sends message of condolences

The Islamic State media arm Aamaq released a video on Thursday evening showing what it claimed was a message from the Tehran attackers. All the five assailants involved were subsequently kille...

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Iran says Islamic State group attacks killed 17

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. Due to security and privacy concerns for their families, the Ministry of Intelligence identified the terrorists only by their first names and did not ...

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Congress slams Chouhan's 'pretentious' fast, demands murder case in farmer deaths

Gandhi travelled by air, by vehicle, by motorcyle and by foot from Delhi to Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh via Rajasthan before he was detained and arrested in Naya Gaon, about 70 km from Mands...

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India urges Gulf nations to resolve Qatar crisis through talks

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 mixed messages extended to the Pentagon, which issued a sta...

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Donald Trump '100%' willing to testify under oath on James Comey

No obstruction". Speaking at the White House, he denied having asked for Mr Comey's loyalty or for an inquiry into a former White House aide to be dropped. The president and Iohannis first spoke of ...

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Costliest Congressional Race In History Sees First Debate

Ossoff isn't as aggressive on the Comey matter as many Democrats. On Tuesday, the eyes of the nation will be on Georgia, for a live debate in what has become the most expensive race of its kind in U...

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