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Jun 09 2017

Theresa May says Brexit will go on

May took a gamble in April by calling for the snap election. Confident of securing a sweeping victory, May had called the snap election to strengthen her hand in the...

Jun 09 2017

Hung UK parliament puts Brexit talks off balance

She thought she could overcome this by having more MPs. "[The results of the vote] could put off the prospects of Brexit itself, since the lack of parliamentary majorit...

Jun 09 2017

International efforts to resolve Gulf dispute gather pace

While the UAE had previously blocked access to Qatar-based media network Al Jazeera , access to the Doha News website was also blocked on Thursday. US President Donal...

Jun 09 2017

Senior Russian Lawmaker Believes UK Election Results Could Delay Brexit

May had hoped the election would focus on Brexit, but that never happened, as both the Conservatives and Labour said they would respect voters' wishes and go throug...

Jun 09 2017

Hung Parliament As Conservatives Fall Short Of Majority In General Election

Sky News said the Conservatives would retain between 315 and 325 seats. Either way, the largest party will not be able to pass laws without support from other parties...

Jun 09 2017

Shell diverts US LNG cargo to Dubai after Qatari diplomatic row

Since Monday the number of LNG tankers there has risen to 17 from seven, shipping data shows. Concerns have grown that global access to Qatar's LNG could be cut, espe...

Jun 09 2017

More bodies found in Myanmar plane search

The 15 children are six boys and nine girls. He was flying a Shaanxi Y8 four-engine turboprop, a popular Chinese-made medium-range transport aircraft based on the Sovie...

Jun 09 2017

What happens if I forgot or lost my polling card?

Here's everything you need to know about this year's campaign... But however you find out where you must vote (polling stations are assigned, so you can't walk into on...

Jun 09 2017

Amazon's Alexa better than Siri, suggests former Apple employee

It's a relatively young hardware category made popular by the Amazon Echo . On the WWDC 2017 stage, Apple highlighted the HomePod's music capabilities, including...

Jun 09 2017

Trump told Pelosi: You know I won the popular vote

At the briefing, a reporter asked, "Leader Pelosi, the president tweeted this morning essentially accusing [FBI] Director Comey of lying under oath yesterday". Presid...

Jun 09 2017

James Comey says President Trump's reasons for firing were 'lies'

US President Donald Trump responded today to former FBI Director James Comey's accusations that he made during a Senate hearing and dubbed them all as "total and comp...

Jun 09 2017

Twin blasts in Iraq kill 21, wound dozens

The attack occurred at noon when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt at a crowded market at the entrance of the town of Musaiyab, some 50 km south of Baghdad ,...

Jun 09 2017

Trump claims 'complete vindication' after Comey testimony

Trump fired Comey in May, saying "this Russian Federation thing" was on his mind when he chose to dismiss the head of the nation's top law enforcement agency while Com...

Jun 09 2017

What is a hung parliament?

The Labour Party are 60 or so seats behind, but given the prominence of several smaller parties - including the pro-independence Scottish National Party - it surpassed ex...

Jun 09 2017

Could a hung parliament make Jeremy Corbyn prime minister?

Earlier in the day, UK Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell said that the Labour Party had no plans of forming a coalition in the parliament and instead su...

Jun 09 2017

Qatar rejects Saudi-led bloc's 'terror' list

Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced four days ago that they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar , further deepening a...

Jun 09 2017

Former DOJ Official on Comey Leak: 'Standard Operating Procedure' Among Bureaucrats

Kasowitz accused Comey of "unauthorised disclosures" of " privileged communications " he had with the president, after Comey admitted leaking a memo about a conversatio...

Jun 09 2017

Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh and Teheran vie for predominance in the Gulf and influence in the wider Islamic world. The attacks were the first claimed by Islamic State inside the tightly c...

Jun 09 2017

UK Elections 2017: Hung Parliament As Theresa May Fails to Gain Majority

Some analysts compared the political situation to 1923, when Conservative Stanley Baldwin failed to win a parliamentary majority, struggled on for a few months as prime...

Jun 09 2017

Reality Winner, 25, Charged with Leaking Russian Hacking Secrets to News Media

It's the same charge victor was accused of when the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested her Saturday at her home in Augusta , Georgia. According to an article...