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Theresa May's top aides resign after United Kingdom election

With results declared for all of the 650 seats of British Parliament, the Conservatives won 318 while the opposition Labour secured 262, leaving neither party anywhere close to the 326 seats require...

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Flight makes emergency landing in Sydney after hole found in plane

Flight makes emergency landing in Sydney after hole found in plane

Images show a massive hole in the engine casing which forced the plan to circle for nearly an hour before touching down safely. But there are still planes taking off and landing, and Sydney Airport ...

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Ireland Elects Openly Gay Son of Indian Immigrant as Prime Minister

While the overall result including the votes of party members, local representatives and parliamentarians went in his favour, Varadkar actually lost the popular vote to Coveney by 35 percent to 65 per...

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Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks, arrests more

Two separate attacks shook Tehran on June 7. Iran has arrested nearly 50 people in connection with twin attacks on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said , as security forces ...

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India vs Pakistan Match Prediction, Preview Champions Trophy 2017

That time we were ranked 10th, now we are ranked sixth. "That way I have noticed that you don't put pressure on yourself", Pandya said. Both, India and Pakistan , will play their first open ma...

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British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet

British PM Now Says DUP Talks Ongoing, No Support Deal Yet

May called the early election when her party was comfortably ahead in the polls in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the EU. "The prime minister h...

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UK Election Jolts Europe as Brexit Timing Becomes Less Certain

UK Election Jolts Europe as Brexit Timing Becomes Less Certain

The Conservative party had won 318 seats as of 1010 BST on June 9, short of the 326 needed to form a government. May expected to increase the number of her Conservative Party's seats in the parliam...

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Afghan commando kills three USA soldiers, Taliban claim responsibility for 'insider attack'

Afghan commando kills three USA soldiers, Taliban claim responsibility for 'insider attack'

A spokesman for the provincial governor of Nangarhar, in eastern Afghanistan , confirmed that the incident occurred during an operation in the district of Achin, on the Pakistan border. "This inciden...

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Haley warns U.S. reconsidering membership in United Nations rights council

Nikki Haley , in the first visit to the Human Rights Council by America's top diplomat at the United Nations, trained most of her focus on alleged abuses by Venezuela's government, a relatively easy t...

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UN warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal

UN warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal

The group's vice president, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the action "is shortsighted and will be devastating to Americans in the long run". Under former President Barack Obama, the USA had ...

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Claiming vindication, Trump answers Comey testimony with denials

Claiming vindication, Trump answers Comey testimony with denials

Trump's lawyer Marc Kasowitz said the president "never told Mr Comey "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty" in form or substance", rejecting a key allegation made by the former Federal Bureau of Investi...

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UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides

UK's May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides

Downing Street initially said on Saturday that an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached with the DUP which would be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday....

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Philippines' Duterte: I Never Asked Washington for Help in Mindanao Siege

Malacañang lamented the deaths of 13 Marines killed in action in Marawi City where government troops are battling ISIS-inspired Maute terrorists to retake the city. Some 300 have been killed in the ...

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United Kingdom exit poll suggests PM May's election gamble has backfired

Independence Party (UKIP), which fought for the Brexit referendum, lost their only seat. That timeline now looks even more ambitious than before, not least because May's electoral debacle has embo...

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London terror attack: Three more arrests in probe, say Police

CCTV footage has emerged online, apparently showing the moment United Kingdom police arrived at the scene of the London Borough Market stabbing rampage and gunned down the three attackers. Abedi kil...

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Egypt's El-Sissi praises Trump's stance on Qatar

Egypt's El-Sissi praises Trump's stance on Qatar

Up to 5,000 Turkish soldiers might be deployed to Qatar under the new legislation, Rudaw news reports, adding that the troops are now on standby and ready for their deployment. The foreign min...

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England win Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup for first time

The last team to win the U20 tournament that subsequently won the senior title was Spain. It's not enough. They've got talent there, and we're bringing in big-money signings meaning some of these youn...

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May to form government with DUP backing

May to form government with DUP backing

A triumphant Corbyn - once written off by his opponents as a no-hoper - said May should resign and that he wanted to form a minority government because the country "had enough of austerity politics"...

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Three men arrested in London on terror charges

Three men arrested in London on terror charges

They killed eight people and injured 48. A police officer who was stabbed in the eye trying to stop the London Bridge attackers with only his baton has said he was sorry he couldn't do more. Zaghb...

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Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

Both political parties are actively boycotting the plebiscite and campaigning against the pro-statehood New Progressive Party , which controls the executive and legislative branches of government. at...

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Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'

Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'

Comey testified Thursday that Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn and implied Trump may have become the subject of investigation himself for ...

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Donald Trump's son seems to confirm James Comey's account of Flynn investigation

Comey disclosed Thursday that he provided the content of memos regarding meetings between himself and the President to a friend, who then disseminated the information to the media. "People need to rec...

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Top Theresa May aides resign after conservative United Kingdom election humiliation

Top Theresa May aides resign after conservative United Kingdom election humiliation

The Conservatives won 318 seats in the General Election , eight short of an overall majority - but just exceed that mark with the DUP's support. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: " Theresa M...

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Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek US support in city siege

Philippines' Duterte says didn't seek US support in city siege

The military has said it is aiming to end the siege by Monday, the Philippines' independence day. She was allegedly on a mission to procure firearms as they prepare to escape the fighting. In a press ...

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Corbyn vows to force May to resign 'within a matter of days'

May called the early election in hopes of getting an increased majority that could have strengthened her hand in Britain's exit talks with the European Union , with negotiations beginning in 10 day...

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Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal

The potential agreement has been met with widespread criticism, as questions have been raised about the DUP's stance on homosexuality and abortion. It's thought that Tory MPs will allow her to hol...

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UN condemns Hamas for tunnel under schools in Gaza

Referring to a meeting he held in Jerusalem on Wednesday with Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the U.N., Netanyahu said: "I told her it was time the United Nations re-examine UNRWA's existence"....

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Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

Sessions came off particularly badly in last Thursday's testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey , leading Dan Rather to label him a " marked man ". He is expected to answer accusations from for...

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Merkel says EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

Speaking in Mexico City alongside Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Merkel said she was ready for the Brexit negotiations, which are due to begin in the coming days. European Commission President ...

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London mayor on Trump tweets: 'I really don't care'

Trump launched an astonishing attack on Mr Khan just hours after three terrorists killed seven people in London on Saturday night. This was a total misrepresentation by Trump and so he was critic...

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Melbourne siege an act of terrorism: PM Turnbull

Once the woman arrived at the address, Khayre killed the building's 36-year-old Chinese-Australian concierge and took her hostage. One police officer was shot in the neck and ear and two officers su...

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Israel settlement plans 'challenge' to Trump: Palestinians

Trump visited Israel and the Palestinian territories last month, calling on Israelis and Palestinians to make compromises for peace but offering no specifics on how to resolve the 50-year-old confli...

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United Kingdom police search Manchester property as part of bombing probe

United Kingdom police search Manchester property as part of bombing probe

United States officials, cited by NBC News, also reportedly said Abedi's family had warned security services that he was unsafe following his visit to Libya, while local community leaders in Manchest...

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Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Qatar is reaching out for support overseas as it has fallen out with its Arab neighbours, who accuse it of sponsoring extremist groups and resent its ties to the Muslim Brotherhood movement and sponso...

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Royals Open West Coast Trip With Loss To Padres

Royals Open West Coast Trip With Loss To Padres

Trying not to do too much, he found a flair for the dramatic in the Kansas City Royals' 12-6 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday afternoon. Pirela had three hits and drove in three runs an...

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