• Theresa May appoints new UK Cabinet as critics circle
Theresa May appoints new UK Cabinet as critics circle

Clinging on for now, May reached a deal with the DUP to support the Conservatives in parliament. Conservative lawmaker Nicky Morgan told ITV that she could support a confidence and supply arrangement with the DUP, but any closer deal would be "a step too far".

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  • British police arrest another man in London Bridge attack probe
British police arrest another man in London Bridge attack probe

The development came as new testimony emerged from a woman who was knifed in the throat in the attack. Police are questioning six men over suspected links to the attackers, Pakistani-born British citizen Butt, Moroccan Redouane, and Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent.

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  • Hamas Rejects UNRWA Accusation for Tunnel under UN Schools
Hamas Rejects UNRWA Accusation for Tunnel under UN Schools

I regret that UNRWA, to a large degree, by its very existence, perpetuates - and does not solve - the Palestinian refugee problem. "Therefore it is time to dismantle UNRWA and merge its parts into the UNHCR", he added. A spokesperson for Hamas denied any responsibility for the tunnel, stating that it "strongly condemned" the structure and observe...

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  • Netanyahu tells Haley to 'disband' UNRWA after tunnel discovered under schools
Netanyahu tells Haley to 'disband' UNRWA after tunnel discovered under schools

The United States, Israel's main ally, was the biggest donor to UNRWA a year ago, pledging $368 million. A spokesperson for Hamas denied any responsibility for the tunnel, stating that it "strongly condemned" the structure and observed that the revelations would be used by Israeli media and government policy agencies to justify the continuing apa...

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville in Game 6, repeat as Stanley Cup champions
Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville in Game 6, repeat as Stanley Cup champions

Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby , who was named the MVP of the series, said the Penguins had set themselves a goal of emulating Detroit at the start of the season. Pittsburgh Penguins players celebrate after defeating the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.

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  • Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal with DUP after election fiasco
Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal with DUP after election fiasco

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. European Union leaders expressed concern that May's loss of her majority would raise the risk of negotiations failing, resulting in a legal limbo for people and business.

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  • Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee
Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Sessions' testimony is expected to occur Tuesday in a closed meeting and to focus on the moments leading up to the private February 14 conversation where, according to Comey , President Trump pressed the then-FBI director to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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  • Respected journalist claims Sanchez has agreed Man City move
Respected journalist claims Sanchez has agreed Man City move

Sanchez came on as a substitute in the 1-1, and with his first touch swung in a cross for Mauricio Isla to score the opener. That underlined his importance to the Gunners and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is adamant that he'll be staying.

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  • Little Mix and Robbie Williams join Ariana Grande 'One Love Manchester' lineup!
Little Mix and Robbie Williams join Ariana Grande 'One Love Manchester' lineup!

Originally sold for £40 each, tickets have been put online on websites like eBay for as much as £400 this lunch time. Organisers have pledged that all net proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund , which incorporates the Manchester Evening News' fundraising appeal.

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  • UK: May set to form govt amid opposition to DUP deal
UK: May set to form govt amid opposition to DUP deal

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 main opposition Labor Party. Money for Northern Ireland will undoubtedly be part of their demands, and Mrs May will expect that. He said a ne...

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  • Britain's May Seeks Deal With North Ireland Party to Cling to Power
Britain's May Seeks Deal With North Ireland Party to Cling to Power

The deal with the DUP is on a "confidence and supply" basis, which means the party would lend its support to block no confidence votes and pass budgets. A partnership between the Conservatives and the DUP may threaten the ability of the British government to be a neutral broker between the unionists and the nationalists, Mr Jonathan Powell, former ...

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  • Senator John McCain Is An Arizona Diamondbacks Fan
Senator John McCain Is An Arizona Diamondbacks Fan

Tammy Duckworth simply said that Comey's testimony "should concern any American who respects the basic rule of law, and Ed Markey called for any tapes to be "immediately" given to Special Counsel". A Justice Department official told CNN on Sunday that any testimony from Sessions on Tuesday would likely be in a closed hearing, but the in...

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  • United Kingdom prime minister 'a dead woman walking'
United Kingdom prime minister 'a dead woman walking'

There are fears among more liberal Conservative MPs that the socially conservative DUP will demand a scaling back of abortion and gay rights - but No. "We have more in common with them than we do the other parties". We want to end austerity and invest in this country and that's what we're going to do.

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  • Donald Trump 'backing deadly ISIS jihadis carrying out terror attacks' - shock claims
Donald Trump 'backing deadly ISIS jihadis carrying out terror attacks' - shock claims

Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran have had strained relations throughout their history and have been involved in a sectarian feud for more than 1,000 years. Bur speaking in response to Rohrbachers comments Matthew Levitt, director of The Washington Institute's Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, said: "It's never in our ...

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  • EU's Tusk warns against Brexit 'no deal' after United Kingdom vote
EU's Tusk warns against Brexit 'no deal' after United Kingdom vote

May said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament. The Labour Party also gained 40% of the total number of votes this year, with the Conservatives securing 42.4%. "If we are not European Union members there will have to be an arrangement - we want a tariff-free access to European Union m...

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  • Labour is ready for another election, Jeremy Corbyn says
Labour is ready for another election, Jeremy Corbyn says

However, the DUP have said that discussions with No. 10 will continue next week. May's weakened position in the party rules out big changes to the Cabinet lineup. A Downing Street spokeswoman said: "The Prime Minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising a confidence and supply deal when Parliament returns next week".

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  • The White House's Contradictory Message on Kushner
The White House's Contradictory Message on Kushner

On Tuesday, White House communications director Michael Dubke resigned, having served a little over three months. Potential hires are paying close attention to the expanding investigations, which have now begun to touch senior Trump aides, with some questioning whether they want to join the administration.

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  • DUP set to support May as United Kingdom left with hung parliament
DUP set to support May as United Kingdom left with hung parliament

Several ministers lost their seats in Thursday's election, which saw the Conservatives lose their majority in Parliament. "We will enter into discussions with the Conservatives about how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge", said DUP head Arlene Foster on Friday.

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  • London attack death toll rises to eight after body recovered from Thames
London attack death toll rises to eight after body recovered from Thames

Thomas was walking with his girlfriend over the bridge when the attack began, the AP said. His girlfriend, who was hit by the vehicle, is seriously injured in hospital. Butt previously appeared in the Channel 4 documentary The Jihadis Next Door , which warned of the rise of extreme Islam in London , The Telegraph reported.

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  • Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party
Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

The fallout from Thursday's snap general election , which left her Conservative Party bereft of their majority, also prompted her to seek out a relatively tiny ally that could have vast sway over what happens next in the United Kingdom. If May is to honour the wish of the 52 % of voters who opted a year ago to take Britain out of the European Un...

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  • Fate of Theresa May, Conservatives as polls before Brexit backfire: Key updates
Fate of Theresa May, Conservatives as polls before Brexit backfire: Key updates

A Number 10 spokesman said: "We welcome this commitment, which can provide the stability and certainty the whole country requires as we embark on Brexit and beyond". The negotiations come just over a week before the divorce negotiations between Brussels and the United Kingdom begin. Conservative legislator Nigel Evans said the departure of the ...

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  • Court won't consolidate 3 petitions against martial law in Mindanao
Court won't consolidate 3 petitions against martial law in Mindanao

The two petitions will be consolidated with the first petition filed by lawmakers, led by Albay Representative Edcel C. Lagman, last Monday, May 5, which also challenged the "factual basis" of Mr. Calida said in a statement. The President cited intelligence reports that the Maute Group was seeking to set up there a "province" for the Islamic Stat...

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  • Three men arrested in connection with Manchester attack released without charge
Three men arrested in connection with Manchester attack released without charge

It killed 22 people as they left an Ariana Grande concert, including seven children, and injured dozens more. Abedi had a "relatively minor" criminal record as a teenager but was not known to police for holding extremist views. The news comes as police continue to investigate Abedi's final weeks. Jackson said police could not rule out the exist...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn says Labour is ready for another election this year
Jeremy Corbyn says Labour is ready for another election this year

LONDON , June 11 British Prime Minister Theresa May faced negotiations with a small Northern Irish party to maintain her power after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in a catastrophic electoral gamble just days before Brexit talks are set to start.

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  • Sen. Feinstein calls for investigation of matters related to obstruction of justice
Sen. Feinstein calls for investigation of matters related to obstruction of justice

The president told him, "I hope you can let this go, ' and he took it as more than a mere suggestion". "At one point, the attorney general had directed me not to call it an "investigation" but instead to call it a 'matter, ' which confused me and concerned me", said Mr.

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  • Syrian activists: At least 7 killed in Raqqa airstrike
Syrian activists: At least 7 killed in Raqqa airstrike

Also on Friday, the Syrian Democratic Forces imposed a siege on the ISIS-held Raqqa Grain Silos in the northern part of the city, amidst ongoing clashes. airstrikes since Friday evening. There are reports Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Islamic State (IS), has been killed in an air strike. Abdel Rahman said the recent raids brought the ci...

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  • British PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
British PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

GDP growth will arguably be slower as uncertainty weighs on investment and consumption, and a weak future government is likely to find it hard to push through significant reforms. "We will defend the interests of the 27 member states, and Britain will defend its own interests", she said. Moreover, the population seemingly wants to put Brexit behind...

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  • Dianne Feinstein Calls For Senate Obstruction Probe on Trump
Dianne Feinstein Calls For Senate Obstruction Probe on Trump

Graham said in response on Sunday. "I wanted Mr Comey to apply the same approach to the key question surrounding his interactions with President Trump ", McCain added. Mr Comey said he was concerned Ms Lynch was seeking to align the Justice Department with wording that Mrs Clinton's camp was using. In that announcement, he also said Clinton was "e...

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  • United Nations condemns Hamas for tunnel under schools in Gaza
United Nations condemns Hamas for tunnel under schools in Gaza

The U.S. was the biggest donor to UNRWA a year ago. "I regret that UNRWA, to a large degree, by its very existence, perpetuates - and does not solve - the Palestinian refugee problem". The UN Palestinian relief agency "perpetuates" the refugee issue instead of solving it and should be "dismantled", the Israeli PM stated, adding that he had conv...

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  • Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza
Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza

Netanyahu on Sunday reiterated Israel's longstanding complaint that UNRWA "teaches children how to hate Israel" in its schools and accused the organization of "perpetuating the Palestinian refugee problem". " In December 2016, UNRWA's mandate was extended for three years by the General Assembly by a large majority ", Gunness told Reuters in an e...

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  • Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny
Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

Sessions had been scheduled to testify in front of the Senate Appropriations Committee to discuss the Justice Department's budget. According to Politico , Sessions is sending Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to the public briefing and will instead speak to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees on Tuesday afternoon in a closed sess...

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  • Partial results: Most voters in Puerto Rico back statehood
Partial results: Most voters in Puerto Rico back statehood

The Spanish-speaking USA territory's referendum proposes "the immediate decolonization of Puerto Rico" - just as the bankrupt island is drowning in $70 billion in debt. Puerto Rico has been struggling financially for quite some time. I don't think we should be a state, I respect the United States I give credit to the United States.

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  • Theresa May's top aides quit following election disaster to avert leadership challenge
Theresa May's top aides quit following election disaster to avert leadership challenge

The DUP say talks with the Conservative Party over supporting a minority government will continue next week. Prime Minister Theresa May is to stay in office with the support of her "friends" in the DUP after the Conservatives failed to win a majority in the snap election she called.

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  • ITV: Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text
ITV: Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text

The Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's election - a vote May called in a bid to strengthen her mandate ahead of exit talks with the EU. Mr Flanagan was asked about suggestions that any Conservative deal with the DUP would undermine Westminster's impartiality as a co-guarantor of the Good Friday Agreement, also known as ...

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  • North Korea 'not far away' from test-firing ICBM
North Korea 'not far away' from test-firing ICBM

In another apparent provocation, the online version of Rodong Sinmun , the official newspaper of the Workers' Party of Korea, said in an article on June 10 that, "The timing of the test firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile is not far away".

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