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Global News Rosenqvist delivers first win for Mahindra
Author: 0 Rosenqvist delivers first win for Mahindra

A slick stop kept the red and white vehicle in front of the ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport of di Grassi heading into the second stint. While pack leader Lucas di Grassi struggled with battery heating issues throughout the course of the race, pushing him further and further towards the back of the pack.

Global News REMATCH: Trump and Hillary trade jabs in Twitter skirmish
Author: 0 REMATCH: Trump and Hillary trade jabs in Twitter skirmish

Asked who those persons could be, Clinton said: "We're getting more information about all of the contacts between Trump campaign officials and Trump associates with Russians before, during and after the election". While Clinton's reference to that silliness was quick and clever, we can't help but wonder why she can't take the high road and act like a real politician, which would mean taking petty disagreements, I don't know, anywhere except social media? "They are a threat", Clinton said ...

Global News Turkey's Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

The UAE threatened anyone publishing expressions of sympathy towards Doha with up to 15 years in prison and barring entry to Qataris. Like that of Berlin. Qatar hosts 8,000 U.S. military personnel at al Udeid, the largest USA air base in the Middle East and a launchpad for US-led strikes on Islamic State jihadists.

Global News Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis
Author: 0 Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis

When it comes to extremist ideology, I'd argue that Saudi Arabia, whose side Trump is very bluntly taking, is significantly worse than Qatar. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , Egypt and the United Arab Emirates broke off relations with Qatar and suspended all land, air and sea traffic with the tiny monarchy.

Author: 0 Chuck Schumer invites Donald Trump to testify about Comey and Russian Federation

Schumer has insisted that Trump's testimony could be done in a "dignified" manner, but there is a is doubt whether McConnell would agree to seeking such testimony. During a press conference on Friday, Mr. Trump said he is willing to testify under oath "100 percent". Some political and legal leaders believe Comey detailed a case for obstruction of justice .

Author: 0 Chinese President Xi tells Modi

Xi also said that China and India should increase trade and investment cooperation to ensure that the two countries were able to enjoy more "early stage profits" from large scale projects in infrastructure and industry. After PM Modi's address, India & Pakistan were declared full members of the SCO. During the visit, Xi and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev held talks on Thursday and mapped out future cooperation between the two countries, especially in seeking synergy between the ...

Global News Trump Offers 'Warm Support' to Theresa May After Poll Setback
Author: 0 Trump Offers 'Warm Support' to Theresa May After Poll Setback

ANNA SOUBRY , Member of Parliament, Conservative Party: This is a very bad moment for the Conservative Party and we need to take stock, and our leader needs to take stock as well. She seems secure for the immediate future , because senior Conservatives don't want to plunge the party into a damaging leadership contest. In the end she chose the former.

Global News Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue
Author: 0 Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

Some colleagues may be lining up to replace her, although a party source told Reuters the post was seen as too much of a poisoned chalice for the time being. 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".

Global News AG Sessions to face questions on Comey firing, Russia
Author: 0 AG Sessions to face questions on Comey firing, Russia

Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer and fellow Democratic Senator Jack Reed questioned on Sunday why Sessions was involved in Trump's May 9 dismissal of Comey after he had recused himself from investigations of whether Russian Federation meddled in the election, possibly with help from Trump associates.

Global News Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks, arrests more
Author: 0 Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks, arrests more

Fars also claimed that five of the gunmen and bombers were Iranian members of Islamic State who had fought in the militants' strongholds in Syria and Iraq. Both sites are revered symbols for Iran, one of its founder and the other because it represents what the country describes as its participatory government - in sharp contrast to the hereditary monarchies of its main regional rivals across the Persian Gulf.

Global News UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party
Author: 0 UK premier strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while retaining the right to vote otherwise in matters of conscience. Others have also said a Conservative-DUP deal could endanger Northern Ireland's peace settlement, which relies on the British government being a neutral arbiter between those who want the province to remain in the United Kingdom and those who want it to ...

Author: 0 Northern Ireland party agrees to May's minority government

Downing Street initially said a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached with the DUP, which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and incompetence they have managed to make a mockery of it", it said in an editorial.

Global News Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power
Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power

The move has been met with widespread criticism, as questions have been raised about the DUP's stance on homosexuality and abortion. "I think its quite possible there'll be an election later this year or early next year, and that might be a good thing, because we can not go on with a period of great instability", he told the BBC's Andrew Marr on Sunday.

Global News Pakistani man sentenced to death for blasphemy on Facebook
Author: 0 Pakistani man sentenced to death for blasphemy on Facebook

It is not entirely clear what led to his arrest. Government prosecutor Shafiq Qureshi said local counterterrorism forces arrested Raza a year ago after receiving a complaint that he was showing people at a bus terminal offensive material on his cell phone, AP reported .

Global News Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions
Author: 0 Trump '100%' Willing To Testify About Comey Discussions

Comey had been leading an FBI investigation into several Trump aides and their contacts with the Russian government - which U.S. intelligence agencies say tried to tilt the 2016 election in Trump's favor - before being fired. The reason: Comey testified that he did so to manipulate the situation and force the appointment of a Special Counsel . It's probably going to take a subpoena.

Author: 0 DUP leader Arlene Foster to hold talks at No10 with Theresa May

The German chancellor said she believed Britain would stick to the timetable, adding the European Union was "ready". She is replaced by David Lidington, former Leader of the House of Commons, as Chancellor and Justice secretary. The DUP was founded in the 1970s by the late firebrand preacher Ian Paisley, and in the 1980s was a key player in the "Save Ulster from Sodomy" campaign, which unsuccessfully fought against the legalization of gay sex.

Author: 0 DUP to support minority government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

Ms Davidson, who wields considerable influence after the Scottish Conservatives won 13 seats, said: "I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit which we know we are now going to have to get cross-party support for". In a sign political developments in the United Kingdom were being closely watched in Brussels ahead of the Brexit talks, Martin Selmayr, senior aide to European Commission president Jean Claude-Juncker, likened the aides' resignations to the sacrifice of a pawn ...

Global News Curfew lifted from Mandsaur city, prohibitory orders to remain in force
Author: 0 Curfew lifted from Mandsaur city, prohibitory orders to remain in force

The farmers' protest, which began on 1 June, took a violent turn on 6 June, when five persons were killed in police firing at Mandsaur. Chouhan was greeted by the ex-Chief Minister of the state Kailash Joshi , who wished him well. The chief minister, reaching out to cultivators, also met 15 delegations of small farmers and 236 panels of big farmers on Saturday. Due to the firing, 5 farmers were killed.

Global News Costa, Conte text bust up could cost Chelsea
Author: 0 Costa, Conte text bust up could cost Chelsea

After Spain drew 2-2 with Colombia in Murcia on Wednesday night, Diego Costa casually told the media that he would be leaving Chelsea this summer. It's a World Cup year and there are many things to think about. Costa was Chelsea's top goalscorer, notching 20 times, as " The Blues " lifted the Premier League trophy in May.

Author: 0 Scottish secessionist dreams of swift independence vote dashed

The vote also claimed the scalps of former party leader Alex Salmond and deputy leader Angus Robertson . Ms Davidson was elected as leader of the Scottish Conservatives in 2011 after opposing a similar plan put forward by rival Murdo Fraser, now the party's finance spokesman.

Global News CM Chouhan ends his fast for 'peace'
Author: 0 CM Chouhan ends his fast for 'peace'

The opposition Congress had, however, dubbed Chouhan's fast as "drama". He announced a series of decisions aimed at the welfare of the state's farmers, including buying of all crops on Minimum Support Prices, purchase of milk as per Amul Dairy's formula, and setting up of farmers markets in Madhya Pradesh to save them from the clutches of middlemen.

Author: 0 Qatar says Gulf citizens can stay despite crisis

On Wednesday, Turkey's parliament passed legislation allowing Turkish troops to be deployed to the Turkish military base in Qatar. Nationals of countries that cut diplomatic ties with Qatar this week are free to remain in the Gulf state in line with existing regulations, according to a statement carried by Qatar state news agency QNA on Saturday.

Author: 0 Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

It became evident that Jeremy Corbyn was fighting against not only the Conservative Party , but also its extended influence in the nation's news outlets; those that would provide coverage of the election campaign to the electorate. "It's an issue very close to my heart and one that I wanted categoric assurances from the Prime Minister on, and I received [them]". DUP Leader Arlene Foster recently denied the party was homophobic.

Global News UAE closes airspace to all Qatar flights as GCC crisis escalates
Author: 0 UAE closes airspace to all Qatar flights as GCC crisis escalates

Emirati and Saudi officials say those promises were not kept, and with Donald Trump's public support, they are using their leverage to try to bring Qatar to heel once and for all. mediation to resolve his country's diplomatic row with its neighbours. Kuwait's emir, who is trying to mediate the crisis, flew to Dubai on Wednesday and met with United Arab Emirates leaders.

Author: 0 Philippines takes losses in besieged Marawi city as US join battle

Military casualties stemmed from intense, house-to-house fighting and the militant's use of improvised explosive devices, Herrera added. According to the latest official figures, 138 militants had been killed , with the death tolls for security personnel and civilians at 40 and 20, respectively.

Author: 0 London Bridge victim's body recovered from River Thames

The van-and-knife attack also injured nearly 50 people who were enjoying their Saturday night in a crowded part of London known for its bars and restaurants. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. Security measures were heightened on Thursday as millions headed out to vote in the general election.

Global News Tories unseat SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson
Author: 0 Tories unseat SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson

The biggest surprise of the night is the Conservative Party's comeback north of the border, where they are stealing seats from SNP frontbenchers. Ms Swinson had held the seat for a decade before being ousted by Mr Nicolson in 2015. The SNP won the general election in Scotland , despite losing 21 seats. The nationalists had swept the board in 2015, winning 56 of the 59 seats up for grabs - leaving Labour , the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats with just one MP each.

Global News May to form government and will work with DUP
Author: 0 May to form government and will work with DUP

The announcement came after May lost Downing St. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday. If some Conservative MPs desert the party on key votes than May's plans would be left in tatters. The DUP is a socially conservative group that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage and had links to Protestant paramilitary groups during Ireland's sectarian "Troubles".

Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power

The Conservatives are now in discussions about a possible "supply and confidence" deal with the Democratic Unionist Party . McDonnell said it was ultimately "for Jeremy to decide" whether changes would be made to the shadow cabinet but added: "It's a winning team I think we should hold together, but there are a number of vacancies that'll be coming up nearly certainly in addition to that there's other roles people can play".

Author: 0 Amid Qatar crisis, China tells Iran that Gulf stability is best

Turkey, for its part, maintains excellent relations with Qatar and Erdoğan was the first leader to call Qatari Emir Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman al-Thani and consult with him on the crisis. Jeff Davis said in a statement today. Saudi, which shares the only land border with Qatar, shut the crossing and halted transport of goods into it neighbour.

Author: 0 Gas giant Qatar Petroleum says unaffected by Gulf crisis

The rift has separated families and severed commercial links, prompting concerns among foreign workers - particularly Egyptians, who make up one of the largest expatriate contingents in Qatar - about their ability to stay. "I hope so", UAE minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash wrote on Twitter in reaction to Kuwait saying Qatar was ready to listen to the grievances.

Author: 0 March against Islamic law, counter-protest draws a crowd in Lansing

Police formed a line and erected barricades to keep the two groups separate. Police continued to monitor the two groups after the main protests ended and as the groups moved to the Occidental Park area. They were met by counter-demonstrations by people who are pro-Sharia, or something. "This is a march against Sharia law and for human rights", according to a statement posted on Act for America's website.

Global News Trump Lawyer Won't Rule Out President Firing Mueller
Author: 0 Trump Lawyer Won't Rule Out President Firing Mueller

This morning, he appeared on ABC's This Week to speak as a member of President Trump's legal team about the James Comey testimony. 'James Comey said he reviewed the testimony with the special counsel and you wonder if, it's unusual to me - and I've done a lot of cases for 40 years of practicing law nearly, and at the highest levels of the Supreme Court - that you have a situation, I think this is unprecedented, where the testimony was reviewed, ' Sekulow stated.

Global News Penguins Sizing Up: Predators' forward Calle Jarnkrok
Author: 0 Penguins Sizing Up: Predators' forward Calle Jarnkrok

It was the fifth Stanley Cup title for the Penguins , who became the first team to defend their championship since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-'98. They outlasted the Ducks in the Stanley Cup Conference Final. "Sid's a difference-maker", Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. "We want to win it".

Global News Severed Head, Burned Body Found In Same Mississippi Neighborhood
Author: 0 Severed Head, Burned Body Found In Same Mississippi Neighborhood

A few hours later, a headless burned body was discovered less than a mile away, according to Jones. Update: full body, headless. As of right now, they can not say these body parts belong to one person, but they are leaning that way. Police in Jackson , Mississippi, are investigating after finding a human head in one location and a burned human torso in another. JPD on scene at Green Ave.

Author: 0 Ruth Davidson has urged Theresa May to press DUP on LGBT rights

Speaking to the BBC he said: "It is quite possible there will be an election later this year or early next year and that might be a good thing because we can not go on with a period of great instability". On Friday Mrs May said it was encumbent on the Conservatives to "form a government in the national interest", as they were the only party in a position to do so.

Author: 0 Trump calls on Qatar to stop funding terrorism

On Monday, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain led a string of countries that cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran , Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival. Tillerson's earlier statement that the "blockade" of Qatar is hurting USA economic and military efforts in the region contradicts Pentagon officials' insistence earlier in the week that there has been no impact on US operations in Qatar, or the fight against ISIS.

Author: 0 PM to announce Cabinet reshuffle after shock General Election results

It comes as the Prime Minister has faced growing pressure from figures in her own party to step down following Thursday's disastrous result . A dramatic and unexpected return to the Cabinet for Michael Gove was one of very few changes in a limited post-election reshuffle by Theresa May .

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