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Jun 12 2017

Russia touts dialogue in addressing Qatar crisis

Saudi Arabia and its allies have tried to isolate Qatar over its alleged support of militant groups and ties to Iran. The US president's rhetoric on Friday did not app...

Jun 12 2017

The UK's 'Hung Parliament' and what it means for Brexit

Michael Gove has been appointed Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. "That's not a matter for me", she said . Johnson - a former Tory leadership c...

Jun 12 2017

Puerto Rico votes on statehood in new referendum

Many expect supporters of statehood to dominate the vote because three parties that favor other options are boycotting, including the island's main opposition party. Some...

Jun 12 2017

Preds defenseman Ryan Ellis skates before Game 6

As we've seen during the Stanley Cup playoffs, Nashville loves its Predators, with some 50,000 fans gathering downtown outside Bridgestone Arena and even more to watc...

Jun 12 2017

Sinn Fein maintains abstentionist stance as DUP puts out feelers to Tories

The republican party's leader at Stormont, Michelle O'Neill, predicted the deal between the Tories and the Democratic Unionist Party will "end in tears". "So, those peo...

Jun 12 2017

Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , announced on Saturday that they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. The centre-right ...

Jun 12 2017

Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new UK election this year or next

SIEGEL: George Parker, political editor of the Financial Times in London , thanks for talking with us today. Confident of securing a sweeping victory, May had called t...

Jun 12 2017

'Fake news', screams Trump over Kushner's Russian links

Separately, he told Fox News: "Any time you have channels of communication with a country, particularly one like Russian Federation, I wouldn't criticise it". Trump...

Jun 12 2017

Gaping hole in engine forces Sydney landing

The flight departed Sydney around 8:30pm on Sunday before experiencing problems after take off and returned about an hour later. Passengers have been left stranded ov...

Jun 12 2017

Calvert-Lewin's World Cup-winning goal for England U20

The Everton forward scored after 35 minutes, and a second-half penalty save from Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman preserved the advantage as Paul Simpson's side b...

Jun 12 2017

DUP: 'Positive' talks to continue next week

This is seen as a vote of confidence, and if it is not passed then the government will fall and Mr Corbyn will get his opportunity to form a government and purse his soci...

Jun 12 2017

Trump strikes back, says Comey lied

The president also denied having asked for a pledge of loyalty, as Comey asserted during Thursday's much-anticipated testimony. He said that he had carefully documented...

Jun 12 2017

Theresa May to Remain PM Despite Calls to Go

May's only hope of forming a government is to win support from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , which won 10 seats. The result is therefore the opposite ...

Jun 12 2017

Britain's May seeks deal with N. Ireland party

May spoke outside No. 10 Downing Street after meeting the Queen, and then she will appoint her senior cabinet members. Sky News sources said the Conservatives had is...

Jun 12 2017

Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

Puerto Rico would be the poorest state in the Union, with many of its residents becoming eligible for greater federal welfare payments. For decades, the territory enjo...

Jun 12 2017

Israeli PM calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian refugee agency

Netanyahu then confided: "Last week I met with US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley ". In a letter to the president of the Security Council, Ambassador to the UN Dann...

Jun 12 2017

1st round of French parliamentary election being held today

He wants, within weeks, to start reforming French labor laws to make hiring and firing easier, and legislate a greater degree of honesty into parliament, to staunch the s...

Jun 12 2017

UK polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

During the campaign, she said she prided herself on sometimes being a "bloody hard woman". But she was forced into an alliance with a small party in Northern Ireland ju...

Jun 12 2017

Trump Says Comey Testimony Shows No Collusion With Russia

President Donald Trump on Friday accused former FBI director James B. Comey of lying under oath to Congress in the Russian Federation investigation and called him a "...

Jun 12 2017

Trump calls ex-FBI director Comey a "leaker"

He also said he did not ask Comey to drop the FBI investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and possible ties to Russian Federation. Trump dodged q...