• The UK election shows voters now value change above all else
The UK election shows voters now value change above all else

May, however, insisted her party was still in pole position to lead, despite falling short by eight seats, CNN reports . The spectre of the decimation of the Labour Party was quickly shed away by the party under Corbyn, who announced one of the most radical election manifestos in recent history around the slogan 'For the many, not the few.' In c...

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  • Trump's Paris decision is a boon for Plains states
Trump's Paris decision is a boon for Plains states

Today's talks will focus on global warming, sustainable development, Africa and the role of development banks. The seven countries issued a summary of the summit, although the United States declined to sign on to sections on climate change and the Paris agreement .

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  • May negotiates minorty govt deal with DUP, urges national unity
May negotiates minorty govt deal with DUP, urges national unity

Theresa May is close to a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party that will allow her to cling on to power in the United Kingdom - but her authority within the Conservative party is vanishing. Opponents of a sharp break include Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives. who helped the party win 12 more seats in Scotland in contrast to los...

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  • May seeks to rally party lawmakers behind her leadership
May seeks to rally party lawmakers behind her leadership

May showed she could poke fun at herself by congratulating John Bercow, who has been re-elected as Speaker of the House. May called the snap election in April aiming to win a big majority so that Britain would enjoy a strong hand in Brexit negotiations without opposition parties and Tory rebels holding her back.

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  • UK Police Arrest Man in Connection to Manchester Arena Attack
UK Police Arrest Man in Connection to Manchester Arena Attack

Police officers gather on a street near a property that they raided in the Moss Side area of Manchester on 27 May 2017. The Manchester Evening News said the arrest took place at a petrol station not far from the Manchester Arena, where Salman Abedi carried out the suicide bombing on May 22.

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  • Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller
Rod Rosenstein: There's No Reason To Fire Special Counsel Mueller

Allies of the President cast doubt on the idea that Mr Trump would take such a drastic step, and officials said Mr Ruddy had not met Mr Trump directly while visiting the White House on Monday. Could Rosenstein's job also be in jeopardy? Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who named Mueller to lead the investigation into whether the...

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  • Qatar keep hopes alive after defeating South Korea
Qatar keep hopes alive after defeating South Korea

At the Group A final qualifying round match held at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha on Tuesday, Hassan Al Haydos put the host team on the scoreboard with a 25th-minute goal, before Akram Afif doubled the lead in the 51st minute. South Korea, chasing their ninth consecutive World Cup appearance, will host Iran on August 31 and face Uzbekistan i...

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  • Attorneys General In DC, Maryland Sue Trump For Violating Emoluments Clause
Attorneys General In DC, Maryland Sue Trump For Violating Emoluments Clause

President Donald Trump is facing a new lawsuit filed by the attorneys general of Maryland and District of Columbia, alleging that he is violating clauses in the U.S. Trump already faces a similar lawsuit brought in January by plaintiffs including an ethics nonprofit group. "It's not hard to conclude that partisan politics may be more t...

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  • U.S. college student released by North Korea in year-long coma
U.S. college student released by North Korea in year-long coma

Mr Tillerson, at a US Senate hearing on Tuesday, declined to comment on Mr Warmbier's condition. Mr Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate, was convicted and sentenced in a one-hour trial in North Korea's Supreme Court in March 2016.

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  • Did James Comey Lie About Interference In The Russia Investigation?
Did James Comey Lie About Interference In The Russia Investigation?

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey will testify on June 8 before a congressional committee investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee already sent a letter to the White House Counsel preemptively demanding Trump not stop the testimony, not...

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  • Collusion with Russian Federation a
Collusion with Russian Federation a "detestable and appalling lie": Sessions

He said "not one thing that was improper" occurred during two meetings he had with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak , as he denied speaking with Mr Kislyak on a third occasion. The U.S. Attorney General denounced as a "detestable lie" charges that he had been party to any Russian election interference during the 2016 campaign, as Jeff Sessio...

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  • Bill Cosby case handed to jury
Bill Cosby case handed to jury

The criminal case was reopened in 2015, after his previously-sealed testimony from the civil proceedings was made public. His admissions in that deposition led Montgomery County prosecutors to file charges against him. Constand testified at trial that she did not know who Marguerite Jackson was. Prosecutors presented nearly no forensic evidence, a...

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  • US 'not winning' in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary tells Congress
US 'not winning' in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary tells Congress

Pointing to Obama-era budget caps known as sequestration, Mattis said limits on military spending have left troops at greater risk and blocked important new programs - even though the defense budget is already greater than that of the next seven countries combined.

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  • Tillerson: North Korea releases US college student
Tillerson: North Korea releases US college student

Yun then met last week with the North Korean ambassador at the U.N.in NY, where Yun learned about Warmbier's condition. North Korea's Foreign Ministry official. undersecretary of state Thomas Shannon told reporters after discussing the North Korean missile threat and other issues with Japanese counterparts.

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  • Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russian Federation appalling
Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russian Federation appalling

Five days after questions were raised by former FBI Director James Comey , the Attorney General defended his decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation, denied that he had been involved in any wrongdoing, and pushed back against his former Democratic colleagues in the Senate .

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  • DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May
DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

The Tories and the DUP are considering a " confidence and supply " arrangement which would see the Northern Irish party back the Government to get its Budget through and on confidence motions. Meanwhile Denmark's finance minister said he hoped the outcome of the British election would lead to a pause to rethink the direction in which the Brexit neg...

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  • Martha Roby voices support for Jeff Sessions after testimony
Martha Roby voices support for Jeff Sessions after testimony

He says the suggestion he was "aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt this country which I have served for 35 years, or to undermine the integrity of our democratic process, is an appalling and detestable lie". Sessions recused himself in March following reports that he had twice met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak dur...

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  • Heinrich: Sessions' testimony shows 'concerted effort' to obstruct investigation
Heinrich: Sessions' testimony shows 'concerted effort' to obstruct investigation

Heinrich, I'm not able to share with this committee private communications - " Sessions said, before Heinrich cut him off. "And when asked I said that to the president". "Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign", he said. A Trump confidant, Chris Ruddy, told "PBS NewsHour" on Monday that th...

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  • North Korea releases American student Otto Warmbier
North Korea releases American student Otto Warmbier

A plane carrying Warmbier returned to the United States on Tuesday night. The 22-year-old has been in a coma "for over a year now and urgently needs proper medical care". Warmbier's family said they were told by North Korean officials, through contacts with American envoys, that Warmbier fell ill from botulism some time after his March 2016 t...

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  • Supreme Court Ramps Up Review Of Donald Trump's Travel Ban Losses
Supreme Court Ramps Up Review Of Donald Trump's Travel Ban Losses

Supreme Court at that time. The ruling from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is yet another stinging loss from a court that similarly refused to reinstate Trump's original executive order on travel in February.

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  • US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats
US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angering Democrats

Asked Monday if Sessions might invoke executive privilege to avoid some questions, White House spokesman Sean Spicer responded: "I think it depends on the scope of the questions". But analysts disagreed on whether the attorney general was appropriately using executive privilege to advance a worthy goal, or merely suggesting it as a shield to fend...

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  • Bernie Sanders Congratulates Jeremy Corbyn On UK Election Gains
Bernie Sanders Congratulates Jeremy Corbyn On UK Election Gains

On Friday, European Council president Donald Tusk warned Mrs May there is "no time to lose". That assumption was thrown out with the bathwater on Thursday night, along with hopes of a comfortable Conservative victory, as the election resulted in a hung Parliament , with the Conservatives losing seats.

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  • Attorney General Sessions say he has confidence in special investigator Mueller
Attorney General Sessions say he has confidence in special investigator Mueller

I'm following historic policies of Department of Justice. "Americans don't want to hear that answers to relevant questions are privileged". He said he was avoiding saying anything in case the president might later choose to exercise his executive privilege to withhold certain evidence.

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  • Georgia manhunt: Authorities identify 2 slain prison guards
Georgia manhunt: Authorities identify 2 slain prison guards

The agency tweeted that the amount is likely to increase. More details at 11 @wsbtv pic.twitter.com/OKycBZ55ko- Tom Jones (@TomJonesWSBTV) June 13, 2017 6:27 p.m.Putnam County Sheriff says he can not confirm the suspects were inside the store.

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  • UK's May cracks joke about election disaster
UK's May cracks joke about election disaster

Mrs May told her MPs yesterday that she would serve them as long as they want her. Prime Minister Theresa May received a key nod of support from a potential political rival Monday as she tried to beat back a leadership rebellion within her own party following last week's election humiliation.

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  • Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts
Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

At one point, the normally soft-spoken Sessions tangled with Sen. "It'd be be inappropriate for me to answer and reveal private conversations with the president when he has not had a full opportunity to review the questions", explained Sessions .

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts
Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denies improper Russia contacts

As attorney general, Sessions is unlikely to answer in detail questions about conversations he's had with Trump. Sessions previously offered to resign because of tensions with Trump over his recusal decision. Sessions was confronted during the hearing when he refused to answer questions about conversations that he had with President Trump . Sess...

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  • 30 injured after huge fire engulfs 27-story London tower block
30 injured after huge fire engulfs 27-story London tower block

Several hundred people are thought to have been in the block when the fire was reported at 1.15am on Wednesday, and London Fire Brigade confirmed there had been a "number of fatalities". "The crews are doing all they possibly can to tackle this fire". Matt Kane, who lives in the building next to the Grenfell Tower, said he was woken by screams...

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  • President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors
President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors

John McCain, who said Sessions should be allowed to answer, then Committee Chair Sen. Angus King asked a number of questions about the basis for Sessions' refusal to answer questions. "The suggestion that I participated with any collusion, that I was aware of any collusion with the Russian government to hurt this country... is an appalli...

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  • US Attorney General calls Russian Federation collusion accusation
US Attorney General calls Russian Federation collusion accusation "detestable lie"

After Sessions referred to a Justice Department policy that compelled him to refuse to disclose communications between himself and the president until Trump had waived executive privilege , Harris pressed him. The attorney general was forced to recuse himself in March from the federal investigation into Russian interference in the USA ...

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  • North Korea sends jailed USA student home in a coma
North Korea sends jailed USA student home in a coma

The State Department promptly organizes a medical team and an airplane to travel to North Korea. His parents say he's on a Medivac flight on his way home. AP reporters Josh Lederman and Ken Thomas in Washington , Eric Talmadge in Pyongyang, North Korea , Daniel Sewell in Cincinnati , and video journalist Sara Gillesby in NY contributed to this r...

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  • Student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio
Student released by North Korea arrives in Ohio

The news of Warmbier's release were confirmed by the US Secretary of State. When asked if he would bring up the cases of Warmbier and three other Americans detained in North Korea , Rodman told reporters, "That's not my goal right now".

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  • Amid diplomatic contact, North Korea frees American student - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM
Amid diplomatic contact, North Korea frees American student - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has declined to provide details on the circumstance of Warmbier's release or comment on his health condition. He noted that the North Koreans had refused to let Swedish officials - America's diplomatic intermediaries in that country - visit or contact Otto for more than a year.

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  • Peace returns to MP, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan, breaks his fast
Peace returns to MP, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan, breaks his fast

Curfew, which was imposed after five people were killed in police firing during a farmers' protest on June 6, was relaxed for 12 hours in five police station areas of the district. Chouhan, who had launched his fast on Saturday to seek restoration of peace in the state, chose to break it because "no further cases of violence were reported" in the...

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  • Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door
Rodman says he's going to NKorea to open a door

United States student Otto Warmbier , who has been detained in North Korea for 17 months, has been medically evacuated from the country in a coma, his parents say. The North has occasionally jailed United States citizens on charges ranging from hostile acts to illegal entry, and released them only after visits by high-profile figures including...

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