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Global News What the agreement between the DUP and Conservatives actually means
Author: 0 What the agreement between the DUP and Conservatives actually means

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. That means it will support a Conservative minority government on key votes in parliament without a formal coalition deal. The Times of London said in an editorial that "the election appears to have been, among other things, a rejection of the vague but harshly worded prospectus for Brexit for which Mrs".

Author: 0 PM May not sobbing over election, Brexit minister says

While Britons voted by 52 to 48 percent for Brexit in last year's referendum, Scots strongly backed staying in the bloc and Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister in Scotland's devolved assembly, said a so-called Hard Brexit was "dead in the water".

Author: 0 Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

The Labour Party gained 32 seats, jumping from 229 to 261, setting back May and the Conservative Party . "If there is a message from tonight's result, it is this: The prime minister called the election because she wanted a mandate". The Labour party will also be seeking to forge alliances to reach a majority. But Corbyn, who won his north London seat, said that Labour would work to build a Britain that "works for the many, not the few ".

Global News Militants cling to 20 percent of Philippines town after three-week siege
Author: 0 Militants cling to 20 percent of Philippines town after three-week siege

It also did not give details on the assistance, but reporters on the ground have spotted a US Navy P-3 Orion surveillance aircraft flying over Marawi City since Friday. He said that about 30-40 militants used civilians as human shields, making it hard for troops to operate and also positioned themselves in the city's many mosques.

Author: 0 Montana's Gianforte avoids jail time for reporter assault

Gallatin County Justice Court Judge Rick West gave Gianforte a 180-day deferred jail sentence. Jacobs entered a room where Gianforte was preparing for another interview, and audio captured by the reporter shows the then-candidate quickly lost his temper.

Global News Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump
Author: 0 Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump

The timing obviously couldn't be better, since that's nearly verbatim what Trump said he'd be willing to do on Friday, following James Comey's Senate testimony . ( RELATED: 11 Things We Learned From Comey's Testimony ). Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer told CBS that he wanted to invite Mr Trump to testify before the Senate.

Global News Britain's PM May to face party lawmakers after election disaster
Author: 0 Britain's PM May to face party lawmakers after election disaster

But Theresa May had a very stumbling election campaign, and that severely undermined her status of this strong and stable leader. London: British Prime Minister Theresa May's two closest advisers, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , resigned on Saturday after taking responsibility for the election debacle for the Conservative Party which failed to get a simple majority.

Global News NC soldier killed in Afghanistan
Author: 0 NC soldier killed in Afghanistan

Dillon C. Baldridge , of Youngsville, NC. The insider attack - the second of its kind this year - happened in an active combat zone, keeping investigators from being able to go to the area, said Ismail Shinwari, a district governor in Achin.

Author: 0 UK Elections: Theresa May to form coalition govt with support of DUP

On a night of high drama, Mrs May - who went into the election with a majority of 17 - fell eight seats short of an overall majority. And almost 24 hours after polls closed across the country, Labour finally took the central London seat of Kensington after three recounts, meaning the final tally remained at 318 seats for the Conservatives and 262 for Labour.

Global News MA gas prices down 3 cents per gallon
Author: 0 MA gas prices down 3 cents per gallon

In South Carolina, motorists will find the cheapest gas in the Greenville-Spartanburg area at an average price of $1.95 a gallon, according to AAA . As a result, Monday's national average price is the lowest for mid-June since 2005 . According to GasBuddy's historical data, in 2013 gas was $4.09 per gallon in Peoria in mid-June. The lowest was $2.26 on February 9. The average price for gasoline in Tennessee was $3.42.

Global News Justice Jain to probe MP police firing, farmers' deaths
Author: 0 Justice Jain to probe MP police firing, farmers' deaths

With farmers roughly constituting more than one-third of India's 1.3 billion population, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government under the populist leadership of Narendra Modi can not ignore these alarming figures. In the past, videos of two Congress MLAs inciting violence in vulnerable region surfaced on the social media. Reeling under tremendous pressure, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan before breaking his "peace fast" on Sunday had promised to take stern ...

Global News May seeks deal with Northern Irish party to cling to power
Author: 0 May seeks deal with Northern Irish party to cling to power

She called this election to secure a mandate for her negotiating position, and the electorate snubbed her. May said that "I want to reflect on the election and why it did not deliver the result I hoped for". On the one hand, a weakened Conservative prime minister might not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want that clean break, even if that means losing privileged access to the European Union single market.

Author: 0 Israel approves largest West Bank settlements in 25 years

Add to that Palestinian incitement against Israel, its funding of families of terrorists, and its refusal to negotiate throughout several USA presidential terms, and it should not surprise anyone that a two-state solution, which ADL and a majority of Americans strong support, has yet to materialize.

Global News Clinton Says She Was 'Right' About 'Vast Russia Conspiracy'; Investigations Ongoing
Author: 0 Clinton Says She Was 'Right' About 'Vast Russia Conspiracy'; Investigations Ongoing

Clinton, who lost on Election Day to Trump and believes she would have won had it not been for Russian interference, said the current president and his allies are constantly trying to create diversions. "It's one of the reasons she lost", the source said, in a report from the Hill . Clinton on Thursday said she worries Trump may already be doing "lasting damage" to the nation's institutions.

Global News United Kingdom prime minister 'a dead woman walking'
Author: 0 United Kingdom prime minister 'a dead woman walking'

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is on thin ice with the Conservative Party after her election gamble backfired. Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage: "We may be looking down the barrel of another referendum". The stunning outcome leaves May battling to unite different factions in her party and reliant on a handful of Northern Irish parliamentarians just nine days before Britain starts the tortuous process of negotiating its departure from the EU.

Author: 0 Farmers' stir: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls off fast

The Chief Minister also requested the protestors to come and talk with him in person, saying that he is open to discussions to solve the problem at hand. He was later granted bail after which he met the family members of the deceased farmers and interacted with them. He was on indefinite fast since Saturday to restore peace in the state.

Author: 0 Trump Expected to Announce Cuba Policy Next Week In Miami

Congress. Supporters of Obama's policy note that "normalization was never going to create democracy in Cuba overnight", in the words of Tomas Bilbao, the founder of a consulting firm that actively promotes U.S. Sanctions targeting the Cuban military could have widespread effects, given its large role in the country - perhaps touching even on remittances and agriculture.

Author: 0 Trump, Merkel Relationship "Fairly Unbelievable", US White House Says

Tension between Germany and the United States intensified Tuesday with President Donald Trump accusing the longtime USA ally of hurting the U.S. financially. But Martin Schulz , leader of Mr Gabriel's centre-left Social Democrats, was less diplomatic earlier in the day when he told reporters Mr Trump was " the destroyer of all Western values ".

Author: 0 US Soldiers Killed By Afghan Soldier In Apparent Insider Attack

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said the militants claimed responsibility for the attack. October 19, 2016 A gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform killed one American soldier and a civilian and wounded three more Americans in an attack in Kabul .

Global News UK Election: Three Ghanaians To Serve In British Parliament
Author: 0 UK Election: Three Ghanaians To Serve In British Parliament

The details of the agreement "will be put forward for discussion and agreement" at a cabinet meeting on Monday, a day before the new parliament meets, the spokesman said. May is expected to form the new government after talks with the DUP next week, only days before the country's historic Brexit negotiations with the European Union start on June 19 .

Author: 0 Pentagon chief declares North Korea the new top threat to U.S. security

Surely Trump will continue to bloviate, but his threats will ring hollow once North Korea can threaten NY. In the three earlier launches, North Korea tested different kinds of ballistic missiles, two medium-to-long range missiles as well as a short range Scud class weapon.

Global News Syrian activists: At least 7 killed in Raqqa airstrike
Author: 0 Syrian activists: At least 7 killed in Raqqa airstrike

The US-led coalition has been backing the SDF with air strikes , equipment and special forces advisers. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Fighters from the US-backed alliance, meanwhile, continued to battle to dislodge jihadists from a key military base north of Raqqa . Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said IS have "heavily fortified" the base in preparation for any attempt by the SDF to capture it.

Global News Dem Introduces 'COVFEFE Act' To Record All Of Trump's Tweets
Author: 0 Dem Introduces 'COVFEFE Act' To Record All Of Trump's Tweets

If you've forgotten, or you called in sick to the national conversation on May 31, President Trump tweeted simply , "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", which was retweeted more than 100,000 times before he deleted it. That act lays out rules for collecting, preserving and making publicly available the records of the president and vice president. One man is leading a charge against President Trump and his tweeting habits.

Global News Rahul Gandhi's stance on Sandeep Dikshit 'too little, too late': BJP
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi's stance on Sandeep Dikshit 'too little, too late': BJP

Sitharaman accused Congress leaders of systematically trying to undermine the morale of the security forces "since the time of the Batla house encounter". Recently, the Congress party has distanced itself from its leaders statement that triggered a huge controversy in the political circles of the country.

Author: 0 Winning ticket sold in California for $448M Powerball jackpot

The Powerball jackpot, which was won by a lucky soul in California on Saturday , soared to almost $448 million, after last week's drawing failed to yield a victor for the top prize. "Whoever the victor turns out to be will now have the option of taking the entire $447.8 million spread out over 30 years, or they can elect to take the lump sum amount of $279.1 million".

Global News Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar
Author: 0 Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Akbar Al Baker told CNNMoney's Emerging Markets Editor John Defterios that the decision by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other states to severe diplomatic and transport links with Qatar amounted to an "illegal" blockade that the US should be doing its best to resolve.

Global News Rajnath, Jaitley & Venkaiah to parley with opposition parties on Presidential polls
Author: 0 Rajnath, Jaitley & Venkaiah to parley with opposition parties on Presidential polls

BJP has formed 3 member team to pick NDA's candidate for presidential election to be held on July 17. The tenure of incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee ends on 24 July. Opposition parties will meet on June 14 to begin discussions on the presidential and vice presidential elections. Emerging out of a meeting of 17 Opposition parties, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad had said, "We all want a candidate who can steadfastly uphold constitutional values".

Global News Sessions to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Sessions to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Former FBI Director James Comey hinted in his public hearing Thursday that Sessions, a former U.S. senator from Alabama, may have had additional contacts with Russians, and said in a closed hearing that investigators had received Russian intercepts detailing a possible third meeting between Sessions and Kislyak, sources familiar with the briefing told CNN on Thursday.

Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines flight forced to land over bomb scare

All other flights were diverted to Avalon, near Geelong, as Melbourne Airport was put into lockdown. "Passengers have also gone through a screening process again which will take some time". When the plane landed, passengers were left on the tarmac for about 90 minutes, with very little information from airline staff about what was happening, according to passengers.

Global News MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast'
Author: 0 MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast'

AAP, whose national convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal sat on a hunger strike in 2014 against the Centre-controlled police, said that Chouhan's fast was different from Kejriwal's as the former is the CM of a full state. The farmers' protest witnessed bandh and arson as the agitation spread in other districts of Madhya Pradesh . However, the protests by the farmers, who are demanding a loan waiver and satisfactory prices for their produce, raged on.

Author: 0 U.S. special forces aid Philippine troops in battle for Marawi

Local Philippines journalist Chiara Zambrano, who has been closely monitoring the situation on the ground near Marawi City, tweeted police claims that the convoy escorting the Maute mother was sacked upon, with several casualties. Thirteen of the recent losses were Marine troopers who were killed in a major engagement which lasted for some 14 hours, erupted between Marine units and Maute Group terrorists at Barangay Lilot Madaya in Marawi City Friday.

Global News Anti-Trump sentiment permeates LGBT Pride marches across US
Author: 0 Anti-Trump sentiment permeates LGBT Pride marches across US

The decision to shift the event's emphasis drew criticism from some in Southern California's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and "queer" community, who say the one day of the year set aside to celebrate their LGBTQ identities should not be given over to other political causes.

Global News Macron vows reprisals if chemical weapons used in Syria
Author: 0 Macron vows reprisals if chemical weapons used in Syria

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin were agreed the time was right for a new round of peace talks on Ukraine . Macron said this of his "frank" exchange with Putin: "We have disagreements, but at least we talked about them". And a new approach to ending the war in Syria may have emerged, says Christian Makarian, editor of news magazine L'Express.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For The Tenth Time

His Grand Slam title count now sits at 15, just three shy of current record holder Roger Federer . It marked a stirring return to the top for Nadal in his favourite event and on his favorite surface: Over his career, he is now 79-2 at the French Open and 102-2 in all best-of-five-set matches on clay.

Global News White House mum on possible Comey tapes
Author: 0 White House mum on possible Comey tapes

The Wall Street Journal reported that the Secret Service handled recordings for past presidents, including Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy. The Journal report doesn't necessarily mean there are no tapes of recorded White House conversations - just that the Secret Service doesn't have them.

Global News Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China
Author: 0 Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

A joint statement Monday evening says Panama and China are recognizing each other and establishing ambassador-level relations as of the same day. He said the political decision made by Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela and the Panamanian government meets the fundamental interests of the country.

Global News Very Chill 12-Year-Old Girl Wins National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 Very Chill 12-Year-Old Girl Wins National Spelling Bee

Rohan was out of the competition after he misspelt the word 'marram , ' a type of coarse perennial grass. The pair was the last two of the first 291 spellers from the competition. During a tense day of preliminary competition on Wednesday, an 11-year-old girl wiped away tears as she departed the stage at the Washington-area resort after misspelling the word "severance".

Global News US arrests former Panama president sought for extradition
Author: 0 US arrests former Panama president sought for extradition

In September 2016, the Central American nation sent an extradition request to the USA for the return of Martinelli. U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Barry Golden said Martinelli was slated to make his initial court appearance before a federal judge in Miami on Tuesday.

Global News Queen's Speech 'could be delayed'
Author: 0 Queen's Speech 'could be delayed'

Although it is rare for a Queen's Speech to be delayed, when the Conservatives and Lib Dems formed a coalition government in 2010, it did not take place until 20 days after the general election while in 1992 almost a month elapsed between polling day and the government announcing its new programme.

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