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Theresa May promises a "government of certainty" with DUP backing

While May has said she won't make any sudden moves in leadership - leaving Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel in place - her weakened position and a robust Labour Party in opposition means many Conservative plans around foreign aid will likely lose momentum. Read More »

'The nature of the man' is catching up to Donald Trump

Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, June 8, 2017. President Trump slammed James Comey as a "leaker" and a liar on Friday, "100%" committing to testify under oath to refute Comey's charges while refusing to say if he recorded their conversations. Read More »

United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

The Brexit negotiations are set to start on June 19. But for May, there is little time to waste with the important business of Brexit talks fast approaching. And she chose the terrain on which the battle should be fought, doubling down on a hard Brexit in the hope of winning over Ukip voters and pro-Brexit Labour supporters. Read More »

France's Macron holding 'tough' talks with Putin near Paris


He described RT and Sputnik as organs of influence and he had banned the two outlets from his campaign headquarters after suspicions of Kremlin interference, including a massive cyberattack just before his election victory. The two leaders vowed to improve relations and jointly address global problems. Monday's visit offers both sides an opportunity to improve ties that steadily deteriorated in the closing months of the presidency of Macron's predecessor, Socialist Francois Hollande. Read More »

Footage From London Attack Shows Police Shooting Terrorists


Al-Muhajiroun has been linked to half of all terror plots by British nationals in the United Kingdom and overseas over the last two decades, according to research published in 2015 by Raffaello Pantucci, a terrorism analyst at the Royal United Services Institute. Read More »

Police appeal for information on knives used in London

Eight people were killed on Saturday 3 June when three attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and launched a knife attack in Borough Market . On Monday, June 5, 12 people arrested in Barking as part of the investigation were released without charge. "We are highly effective at preventing attacks in this country and we will step up a gear and do our level best to stop any further attacks", Dick said. Read More »

Theresa May's Chiefs of Staff Resign After Election Results

And a recent YouGov survey showed that most British newspaper readers get their information from right-leaning sources. A controversial working relationship between the British Conservatives and the North Ireland Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) was agreed in principle Saturday. Read More »

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Top 2 Aides Quit


Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. "The reason for the disappointing result was not the absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour ", Timothy wrote. Read More »

Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland

Beginning with their first encounter in November 1872, the two neighbours faced off nearly every year until 1984, when the British Home Championship was abolished. "We've got to have a mentality that we're never beaten and we showed that at the end". Ultimately, it proved to be a fairly uneventful first 45 minutes at Hampden Park, although England will have felt they should be at least a goal ahead. Read More »

Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations


Trump's Twitter account had been quiet throughout Comey's testimony accusing the administration of spreading "lies". Comey's testimony was the most eagerly anticipated United States congressional hearing in years. The tweet from Trump about Comey claiming total vindication was a milestone for the president in one way: It ended Trump's second-longest tweet drought since he became a presidential candidate, falling just three minutes shy of the all-time mark . Read More »

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan approves troop deployment to Qatar

In stressing the need to take action against Qatar , Trump appeared to undercut Tillerson , who had called on Qatar's neighbors to immediately ease their blockade. The administration is also demanding Qatar drop all support for Syria's Salafist groups; those which adhere to the ideology of al Qaeda, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ), and their subsidiaries. Read More »

Amazon executive hopeful Siri and Alexa will communicate with each other


Here we pit the three devices against each other in all the key categories. In announcing the HomePod , Apple CEO Tim Cook said there were many companies making products for enjoying music in the home but "none have nailed it yet". With a 4in subwoofer, seven tweeter array and some fancy real-time sound modelling, it certainly has the tools to trounce the Google Home and Amazon Echo family. Read More »

Pound dives as Britain thrown into uncertainty by shock vote

The pound fell sharply after an exit poll in Britain's election forecast that the Conservatives would fall short of a majority in parliament , raising the prospect that the country might not have a clear victor or strong government as it starts its negotiations to leave the European Union. Read More »

Scotland: Kane captain, Rashford & Livermore both start

Kane spent much of the game on the periphery, left isolated by those selected to supply him ammunition. "We hope we can do that tomorrow". "The Gazza (Paul Gascoigne) moment sticks out in 96". However, England , too, are unbeaten in Scotland in their last four visits. Leigh Griffiths missed the Monday training but assistant manager Mark McGhee has since confirmed the player's availability for the game, stating that the Celtic striker has returned to training and is fit to face ... Read More »

Oldest Trump son fires off 80-plus tweets in support of dad

NBC News reported on Thursday that Kushner was expected to meet with staff members of the Senate Intelligence Committee in mid-June. The result left Trump with Marc Kasowitz , a civil litigator with no background in constitutional cases, who represented the president in a variety of lawsuits, including the fraud allegations surrounding Trump University. Read More »

Intel chiefs won't say if Trump asked them to intervene in investigations


Coats also responded to one question about the reports by saying he would answer questions during a closed hearing. It authorizes law enforcement and the Intelligence Community to collect intelligence on non-U.S. By the end of it, King said they would have to provide a legal answer why they couldn't answer the questions. Adding to the drama, a top secret NSA report leaked to online news outlet The Intercept shows that hackers from Russian military intelligence repeatedly tried to break ... Read More »

Labour missed 'open goal' against Theresa May, says MP

Some 56 percent of under-35s voted, according to an exit poll for NME magazine, which recently splashed Corbyn's face across its cover. Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron says May “should be ashamed” for calling a snap election and joined calls for her to resign. Read More »

United Kingdom general election kicks off: Here are some choicest picks

Having won all but three of Scotland's 59 seats in the British parliament in 2015, their share of the vote fell sharply and they lost seats to the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats. Many Tories are furious with the Prime Minister for losing her Commons majority and are blaming her personally and her inner circle. "Time for everyone to regroup". Read More »

Trump's lawyer to file complaint against James Comey


Comey was talking about President Donald Trump's May 12 tweet , in which Trump wrote: " James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Despite Comey's detailed and contemporaneous documentation, Trump has repeatedly denied saying either thing. Read More »

Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner


May has been pursuing a "hard Brexit " strategy, calling for a complete break with the EU and replacing the ties with a Britain-EU trade deal. Meanwhile, Infosys founder NR Narayanamurthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak won the Richmond seat in North Yorkshire as a Conservative candidate, beating Labour party's Dan Perry. Read More »

Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom election blow

The Tories only managed to win 318 seats - eight shy of an overall majority - and now reply on the DUP to prop them up and pass laws. "I don't think throwing us into a leadership battle at this moment in time, when we are about to launch into these hard negotiations, would be in the best interests of the country", Evans said. Read More »

Pound value plunges to record low after UK election results

The reversal of the weak currency trend that has benefited various blue chip names in the FTSE 100 is expected to play out if the Conservative Party secures a big majority. That said remember a softer Brexit could see sterling recover. "With face-to-face talks with the European Union due to start on the 19th of June, the timing could not be worse", said Paul Hollingsworth, economist at Capital Economics in London. Read More »

Where to watch Game 6 of Stanley Cup Final in Middle Tennessee

The Pittsburgh Penguins took a 3-2 lead against the Nashville Predators in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final series. Ellis missed most of the second and third periods in Thursday night's 6-0 loss in the Stanley Cup Final. All four of Pittsburgh's Stanley Cups have been clinched on the road with Chicago the last team to win the Cup on home ice back in 2015. That's a big reason why the Predators had 123 shots to the Penguins' 91. Read More »

Theresa May Faces Wrath Of Tory-Backing Newspapers After General Election Failure

May meanwhile apologized to Conservative members of parliament who lost their seats after the snap poll, which May had hoped would produce an expanded majority. "The country needs a period of stability and whatever the results are the Conservative Party will ensure we fulfil our duty in ensuring that stability so that we can all, as one country, go forward together", she said. Read More »

Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian: Italy investigative source


The ringleader of the London Bridge terror gang tried to hire a 7.5 tonne lorry hours before the attack, police have revealed. "That does require obviously vigilance but it does require proper resources and therefore cutting police numbers and not funding sufficiently those that are involved in security is a problem", he said. Read More »

Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey


But Comey also confirmed that Trump was not being probed. But on Thursday morning, even as Comey accused the White House of spreading "lies, plain and simple", there was nary a peep from the president. "I can definitely say the president is not a liar ", said White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Trump's lawyer said this Thursday: "He also admitted that there is no evidence that a single vote changed as a result of any Russian interference". Read More »

Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'


Elsewhere on the internet, Comey's disclosure that the person who leaked his memos of meeting with Trump was a Columbia Law School professor led to a stampede on the school's website, causing it to crash. "Knowing my father for 39 years when he "orders or tells" you to do something there is no ambiguity, you will know exactly what he means", Trump Jr wrote . Read More »

Tech giant releases iPhone and Mac software of the future


That is a seriously big ask for a mono speaker with unproven smart skills. Here are five things to consider before putting the Apple HomePod on your shopping list. It wouldn't be the first time that Apple hopped on the bandwagon of a technology product popularized by a competitor. There's still a lot left to explore about the Apple HomePod smart speaker . Read More »

Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames

However, a 27-year-old has been arrested in Barking on Tuesday and is being held under the Terrorism Act. Metropolitan Police distributed this photo of Youssef Zaghba , who they have named as the third London Bridge attacker . Then, a police auto screeches into the scene and armed officers emerge. Met Police said Marine Police Unit specialist officers recovered the body Tuesday night near Limehouse, about 2 miles away from London Bridge . Read More »

In Testimony Over Russian Probe, Comey Accuses Trump of Lying

The former bureau chief said he interpreted that as a direction to drop it, and that he believes he was sacked for refusing to do so. Yet impeachment talk still seems premature. He said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about the reasons for his firing. Read More »

Theresa May Vows Brexit Will Go On

It's hard to draw an exact comparison for the American political class, but one lesson seems to be especially germane: When the voters are hungry for change, the candidate with the strongest message can shift their direction quickly. She even arranged for the election to take place three years ahead of schedule, according to CNN . Shane Chowen, an FE Week columnist, said that he expected the Conservatives to continue with their proposals. Read More »