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Author: 0 Theresa May's response to election results speech

May had called Thursday's early election to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks but instead lost the Conservatives' overall majority in Parliament. With the party in a position to hold the balance of power at Westminster, senior MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said the DUP would be "serious players" in the hung parliament , telling the BBC: "This is ideal territory for the DUP because obviously if the Conservatives are just short of an overall majority it puts us in a very strong negotiating ...

Author: 0 Christians among 174 killed by Philippine terrorists

Lieutenant-Colonel Jo-Ar Herrera, spokesman for the government forces fighting them in Marawi city, said Hapilon remained in the area. Gen. Restituto Padilla , said Thursday that the Philippine military does not intend to halt airstrikes after the incident, citing a need to combat enemy snipers in the city.

Author: 0 Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

The Pittsburgh Penguins took a commanding 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night thanks in part to the effort of one Sidney Crosby . Crosby, who finished the game with three assists, said it was accident after the game. "We've had him with different types of players, and whether they are north-south physical guys that go to the net, like a (Patric) Hornqvist or a Kunitz, or he plays with some guys with offensive instincts and elusive ...

Author: 0 Trump slams Qatar for funding terrorism

Qatar has long denied supporting or funding terror groups. Saudi Arabia , Egypt, Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates and other countries severed diplomatic ties with Qatar earlier this week and cut off air, sea and land travel to the peninsular nation.

Global News Third London Bridge attacker an Italian national
Author: 0 Third London Bridge attacker an Italian national

The 27-year old was arrested under the Terrorism Act just after 8am. CCTV video has emerged of police firing at the London Bridge attackers . British police today named the third of the jihadis who killed seven people in a knife and van attack in London , and an Italian newspaper said he had been flagged to Britain as a possible militant by Italian authorities.

Global News Trump claims 'complete vindication' after Comey testimony
Author: 0 Trump claims 'complete vindication' after Comey testimony

Trump has not been tweeting anything since June 7. "Great reporting by @foxandfriends and so many others". President Trump has accused former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey of lying under oath to Congress and dismissed his testimony as politically motivated.

Global News The Qatar crisis: The US and petrodollars
Author: 0 The Qatar crisis: The US and petrodollars

The United States, France and Russian Federation have called for dialogue while Turkey has defended Qatar and said it would further "develop" ties with Doha . Shortly after Tillerson's remarks, the Pentagon said that while the Qatar blockade was not affecting current operations against Islamic State, it was "hindering" the ability to plan for long-term operations.

Global News Two Australians confirmed dead in London Bridge terror attack
Author: 0 Two Australians confirmed dead in London Bridge terror attack

James McMullan, 32, from Hackney, was last seen outside the Barrowboy And Banker pub and his sister said police have told her his bank card was found on a body at the scene of the attack . "Hearing his painful sobs on the phone while he's alone trying to deal with this tears me apart". The 45-year-old was crossing the bridge with his girlfriend Christine Delcros on Saturday night when he was possibly run down.

Author: 0 Turkey lawmakers back sending troops to Qatar base

Turkey and Qatar have both provided support for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and backed rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Parliamentarians attend a swearing-in ceremony at the Turkish parliament in Ankara , Turkey , June 23, 2015. "I decided. the time had come to call on Qatar to end its funding", he said.

Author: 0 Kvitova makes winning return at French Open after knife attack

This is the first time in the open era that the women's No. 1 seed has been ousted in the first round of Roland Garros. There was another rapid exchange of breaks before Makarova sealed the result on her first match point with a forehand down the line after recovering from 40-0 down.

Author: 0 Qatar FM to AP: No one has 'right to blockade my country'

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani says Qatar has never experienced such hostility even from an enemy country . Kuwait - which unlike most of its fellow Gulf Cooperation Council members has not cut off ties with Qatar - has been leading efforts to mediate.

Global News Rahul Gandhi taken into custody on way to Madhya Pradesh
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi taken into custody on way to Madhya Pradesh

Taking cognizance of the issue, Chief Minister Chouhan on Tuesday announced a compensation of Rs. one crore each to the victims' families. Police moved in to stop Gandhi as he defied elaborate security arrangements and tried to force his way into the state from Naya Gaon in Neemuch , about 400 km from the state capital Bhopal .

Global News 'Randy Mandy' first to be booted out of BB house
Author: 0 'Randy Mandy' first to be booted out of BB house

Big Brother then told Tom that he had to give both housemates the reasons why they had not been saved. Mandy didn't seem happy to be evicted by Tom, telling Emma Willis: "Infuriated". And despite Ellie admitting that she doesn't think she's good enough for the hunky dreamboy, he's assured her that "he might even love her already".

Global News Arsene Wenger to reveal his Arsenal future
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger to reveal his Arsenal future

Ikpeba, a television pundit, who played under Wenger during the 1993/94 season at Monaco hopes his former boss gets the respect he deserves from Arsenal fans following their FA Cup conquest. But tactics aside, Mertesacker's individual performance was nothing short of monolithic at the heart of Arsenal's back three, going toe-to-toe with Diego Costa and hardly giving the Blues front-man a sniff until his late goal - which required some frankly world-class chest control from the Spain ...

Author: 0 Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

A day later, Trump took credit on Twitter for the rupture, pointing to Doha's support for extremists . Qatar hosts two major facilities used by the U.S. Closing all transport links with Qatar , the three Gulf states gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave, and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt banned Qatari planes from landing and forbade them from crossing their air space.

Author: 0 A look at what a hung Parliament means for Britain

With a handful of seats yet to be declared, Conservatives won 314 and Labour secured 261, leaving neither party anywhere close to the 326 seats required for an overall majority. But EU Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger told German radio he was unsure Brexit talks could start later this month as scheduled. With a weak negotiating partner , there's a danger the negotiations will turn out badly for both sides ...

Global News Saudi Arabia Calls on Qatar to Stop Supporting Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Calls on Qatar to Stop Supporting Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood

The dispute has sparked the worst diplomatic crisis in the Arab world in years and raised fears it will cause further instability in an already-volatile region. The boycott ended after Qatar agreed to a string of concessions including relocating leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood to Turkey and cooperating with Gulf states on intelligence and security.

Global News Twin blasts in Iraq kill 21, wound dozens
Author: 0 Twin blasts in Iraq kill 21, wound dozens

Both attacks were claimed by the Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS ) terrorist group through its propaganda agency Amaq. At least 30 people were killed and 35 injured in a suicide bombing in a city south of Baghdad on Friday, reported Reuters .

Global News Trump lashes out at Germany over trade and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, promises 'change'
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at Germany over trade and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, promises 'change'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump arrive for the group photo at the G7 Taormina summit on the island of Sicily on May 26, 2017 . Trump is right - in 2016 the USA trade gap with Germany was $67.8 billion, the second largest in the world. And while German politicians sided with Merkel, Sigmar Gabriel signalled that it was time for cooler heads to prevail.

Global News Angela Merkel expects Brexit talks to begin 'within days'
Author: 0 Angela Merkel expects Brexit talks to begin 'within days'

On Rodriguez's Twitter account, the top diplomat said that Venezuela repudiates statements made by Merkel from Argentina during her Latin American tour, which "promotes opposition violence in the country" that has, since April, led to 81 people killed and over than 1,200 injured.

Author: 0 May Vows to Stay on for Brexit After Forging a Loose Alliance

Despite campaigning against Brexit, Labour has accepted the result but promised to avoid a "hard Brexit". If Labour do seize power, they plan to scrap all the work done on Mrs May 's Brexit mission and push for a softer deal on quitting the EU.

Global News Trump demands Qatar 'end' its funding of 'terrorism'
Author: 0 Trump demands Qatar 'end' its funding of 'terrorism'

Qatar is home to the largest USA airbase in the Mideast. However, the Qatari foreign minister downplayed the likelihood of military conflict. The false report further enflamed tensions between Qatar and other Gulf states (including Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , and the United Arab Emirates ).

Author: 0 Fine Gael leader to be announced

Varadkar was born and raised in Dublin to mother, Miriam, a nurse originally from Waterford in Ireland and father, Ashok, a doctor from Mumbai , India. Varadkar will nearly certainly succeed Enda Kenny as Prime Minister, marking another symbolic moment for Ireland. Turning to the runner-up Mr Coveney, he said more united than divided them and "I know we are going to work together to bring Fine Gael and Ireland forward".

Author: 0 Trump, France's Macron call to congratulate May on election

It also reiterates Mr Macron's election campaign promise to invite American scientists and entrepreneurs to work in France . Last week, the newly minted French leader delivered a bruising rebuke of Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord in a televised address.

Author: 0 Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian - Italy intelligence source

Zaghba was "not a police or MI5 subject of interest", the police said in a statement, but according to Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera , Italian intelligence had tipped off their British counterparts when he tried to go to Syria past year via the city of Bologna.

Author: 0 Trump rages against ex-FBI chief James Comey, calls him a 'leaker'

But a day after the closely watched hearing , Trump struck back with an early morning tweet: "Wow, Comey is a leaker". Disseminating unclassified information is generally not considered leaking , CNN said , and Mr Trump did not assert executive privilege over Mr Comey's testimony.

Global News Catalonia steps up separatist challenge with Oct. 1 vote
Author: 0 Catalonia steps up separatist challenge with Oct. 1 vote

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont , who supports secession, said the long-awaited referendum would be legally binding , though previous efforts have been thwarted by Spanish courts. "We want the Catalans to know that the national government looks out for their interests and that it will not allow for illegalities to take place in Spain".

Global News North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships
Author: 0 North Korea claims test of new cruise missile to target warships

Cruise missile tests do not contravene United Nations regulations, Korea Defense Network analyst Lee Il-Woo told AFP , adding they were "much slower than ballistic missiles and can be shot down by anti-aircraft guns". It is the third since South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in came to power in May. The Pentagon said it would continue to work transparently with Seoul but did not signal any expectation that the decision to deploy THAAD would be upended.

Author: 0 DUP enters into discussions with Conservative Party

Labour has said it is also ready to form a minority government of its own. Theresa May will form a minority Government to deliver Brexit in the wake of a disastrous election night for the Conservatives which left the United Kingdom with a hung parliament .

Global News Sen. Gillibrand Drops F Bombs At NYU
Author: 0 Sen. Gillibrand Drops F Bombs At NYU

The Gawker's Hamilton Nolan reported that Gillibrand threw another F-bomb out to the audience when asked if Trump had kept his promises. She said the same thing in a 2015 interview with New York Magazine . Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez drew criticism for cursing during the recent "unity tour", CNN noted . She also used the word "bitching" later during her NYU appearance.

Author: 0 BKU, farmer outifts protest in Haryana against Mandsaur incident

They also set a truck on fire and blocked the Indore-Bhopal highway, police said. Several Indian states, including Madhya Pradesh, are adopting a model land leasing law aimed at giving tenant farmers greater access to benefits such as credit, but the move is opposed by landowners who say it jeopardizes their rights.

Author: 0 Trump told Pelosi: You know I won the popular vote

She later said that Trump "hasn't risen to the occasion" of being president and described her honest respect for the office. "Oh gosh, it would take me all day to tell you what I think the president should be doing", Pelosi said with a shocked look on her face.

Author: 0 United Kingdom exit poll: Conservatives may fall short of majority

It may well be able to form a minority government in the coming days and weeks, but the prime minister's ability to cling to the keys of Number 10 Downing Street is very much in doubt, and her stated goal of unifying the country behind her ahead of the upcoming Brexit negotiations with European Union leaders is utterly out of reach.

Global News Press Club condemns 'attempt to intimidate media' over NDTV row
Author: 0 Press Club condemns 'attempt to intimidate media' over NDTV row

This is a signal to all of us and the fact that there is no case - there is a ridiculous, concocted set of facts - makes it an even bigger signal. They (Modi government) will try to divide you and pit you against each other. Dutt who is a shareholder of both ICICI Bank and NDTV claimed in his complaint that he was aggrieved by the "misdeeds committed by the two promoters of NDTV , Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy, through RRPR Holdings, the third promoter of NDTV in collusion with ICICI Bank".

Global News Comey Told Senators of a Third, Undisclosed Meeting Between Sessions and Russians
Author: 0 Comey Told Senators of a Third, Undisclosed Meeting Between Sessions and Russians

Collins, a member of the Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election, said Comey's motivation "may have been a good one". "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty", Trump told Comey at a January 27 dinner, according to Comey. Congressional Republicans will have their hair on fire for the next week or so, ducking reporters in the hallways, attempting to escape the avalanche of Trump queries that have already tainted their legislative agenda.

Author: 0 Trump holds a press conference with Romania's President Iohannis

After Comey's testimony , Sessions forcefully rejected the implication that his recusal was inevitable due to some sort of impropriety on his part. Washington buzzed with new questions Friday after ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey accused President Donald Trump of lies and defamation, in gripping testimony that undermined an already troubled White House.