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UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan -lawmaker


Senior members in Theresa May's government are moving to support her leadership despite doubts about whether she will remain in power following a disastrous election result. May will attend a meeting of the 1922 Committee of Conservative lawmakers on Monday, some of whom have called for her to be ousted. Those now in the process of buying or selling a home may wish to pause for several weeks until the country's future is more certain; at this moment in time it is hard to tell which ... Read More »

Trump Wants To Give Air Traffic Control A Major Update


Still, Trump's call for privatizing air traffic control comes during an unprecedented era of safe aviation in the U.S. There hasn't been a fatal accident in the last eight years, according to the Associated Press . The FAA, Trump said, would not be focused predominantly on flight safety. Trump and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said the change would also reduce costs and fuel consumption for airlines. Read More »

Britain's PM Theresa May to face party lawmakers after election disaster

He said the Tories priority in upcoming Brexit negotiations was the status of British people living in the EU. The British general election last week has done little to remove the uncertainty facing the business community and Britain's global partners, as it delivered a shock hung Parliament, forcing the government to turn to the right wing Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party . Read More »

European Union tells May 'no time to lose' on Brexit


The article by Tom McTague added: "From a position of relative strength, dominating a compliant parliament which had accepted Brexit , Theresa May is now struggling to cling on to her job, unsure whether she will even be able to form a minority government". Read More »

Britain's PM May to face party lawmakers after election disaster

Leave and Remain Tories alike will now dispense with May's communitarian conservatism and return the party to a more liberal conservatism, either of the Thatcherite or Cameronite variety. Closer Ties With the EU? "I think there is concern about the policies of the DUP , the domestic policies in Northern Ireland , but I think it's pretty clear that any arrangement that is reached is not going to be a full coalition", he told BBC Radio. Read More »

India wins it easy over South Africa in Champions Trophy

Both sides were written off prior to the tournament but stunning wins against their higher-ranked opponents has them just one more strong performance from a semi-final berth. Monday's match in Cardiff has the look of a "dead rubber" about it after Pakistan suffered a 124-run thrashing by arch-rivals and Champions Trophy title-holders India in their opening Group B match. Read More »

European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks


Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland who is credited with a surprise win of 13 seats for the party there, said yesterday that the PM needed to "look again" at Brexit . This marked an apparent reversal of plans to turf out those considered less than loyal - a sign of her weakened stature in a party that traditionally craves strong leaders. Read More »

Jeff Immelt stepping down as CEO of GE


General Electric's long-time chief executive and chairman Jeff Immelt is retiring. Because of its size and ability to generate cash, the USA economy and the millions of pensioners, savers and investors depended on the success of the General Electric stock price and dividend - whether they knew it or not. Read More »

Rennie: DUP deal could pose constitutional threat to UK


Sterling steadied on Monday as British Prime Minister Theresa May scrambled to pick up the pieces and reunite her Conservative Party after a disastrous election that could disrupt Brexit negotiations. "She said 'I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who is going to get us out of it, '" one Conservative lawmaker said after the meeting. Read More »

Trump says '100 percent' willing to respond to Comey under oath

Trump's private lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey with DOJ's Inspector General & Senate Judiciary Cmte. Comey testified that after he was sacked, he orchestrated a selective leak in order to prompt a lengthy special counsel investigation of the president, knowing full well that the FBI had found no reason to place the president under investigation. Read More »

Microsoft Announces Xbox Project Scorpio as the Xbox One X


The Redmond based company showed off the X's technical muscle with a gameplay demo of Forza Motorsport 7 that will run at a native 4K resolution and keep a frame-rate locked in at 60 frames-per-second. In terms of sheer raw power, the Xbox One X wins over the PlaytStation 4 Pro. "We have nothing to share about MR for console at this time ". Both the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X support existing PS4 and Xbox One titles. Read More »

Donald Trump slams James Comey after accusations on lying

But the Chyron on Fox News said, "COMEY: PRES DID NOT ORDER ME TO LET FLYNN PROBE GO". He asserted that nothing in Comey's testimony to the Senate pointed to collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice . "WOW, Comey is a leaker!" wrote Mr. Trump on Twitter. So now that former FBI Director James Comey has appeared before a Senate committee and accused the White House of lying about his firing - and, in the process, raised significant questions about obstruction of ... Read More »

Zaza won't be suspended after his Game 5 swipe


Golden State still holds a 3-1 series edge. It was probably going to take an epic performance to end the Warriors' ideal playoffs run, and the Cleveland Cavaliers produced exactly that in their 137-116 Game 4 win to stave off a Finals sweep. Read More »

Apple's new speaker wants to rock the market

Sound-wise, HomePod bests both the Echo and the Home, which makes it a good choice if you want a high-end speaker in addition to a voice assistant. Speaking of the limited and delayed access of Siri , a developer Brian Roemmele , who attended WWDC said , "People went from being happy and excited to sitting in workshops and realising, I can't use it". Read More »

Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying


Never drop your heads. "You have to expect the unexpected and we were 2-1 down from nowhere but we found another gear". But we
managed to stay calm. But we Scots have been through such agony many times before, and we should know never to take anything for granted. You have seen the performances over the last couple of years. Read More »

DUP pledges "best deal for Northern Ireland" ahead of United Kingdom government talks


Voter turnout in the election was up from 66 percent in 2015 to nearly 69 percent, and 500,000 more young people registered to vote than before the last election. Whilst this was campaign rhetoric created to drive support for her party, it also suggested she saw little prospect of forming a coalition with other parties, nearly all of whom are opposed to her Brexit strategy built around leaving the EU's single market, controlling immigration and escaping the jurisdiction of European ... Read More »

Tories To Begin Talks With DUP


He said the Labour party will set out its own programme for government as an amendment to the Queen's Speech, focusing on austerity and a "jobs-first Brexit ". "Just because they are going to support us and they are agreeing to support us on the economic issues, the big economic and security issues faced in this country, it does not mean that we agree with all of their views", Fallon told the BBC broadcaster. Read More »

Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!'


However, Comey said he wasn't in a position to assess whether president's comments amounted obstruction of justice . "Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job.' That's what he told Comey ". Allegations revolving around Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow to influence the 2016 presidential elections are now being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller and several congressional committees. Read More »

Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup

Crosby won his second straight Conn Smythe Trophy after collecting 27 points (eight goals and 19 assists) during the Penguins' playoff run. He has won one with the Anaheim Ducks, and three with Pittsburgh. He had a goal disallowed 1:07 into the second period when referee Kevin Pollock blew the play dead before Sissons poked the puck into an open net. It was a bad call that benefited the Penguins, but a awful call nonetheless. Read More »

Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker — Trump Friday Twitter

The former FBI director also appeared to confirm Trump's statements that, on three occasions, Comey told the president he was not personally under investigation with regard to Russian Federation. Will the administration be able to lead a unified Trump defense? Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, who is a member of the committee, said Kushner will have a face-to-face meeting with panel staff as early as next week. Read More »

Preds Fall 4-1 As Rinne Struggles Again In Game 2


That triggered roars and chants of "We want the Cup!" from fans at PPG Paints Arena . That said, home ice won't mean a thing if the Penguins continue to be as opportunistic as they've been. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Pittsburgh Penguins' Ian Cole , center, checks Nashville Predators' Mike Fisher (12) in front of Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Read More »

Theresa May cuts deal with DUP hardliners as she scrambles for power


May called the snap election in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the European Union with a "strong and stable government". Alastair Campbell, the former Labour Party spin doctor who worked with former prime minister Tony Blair, hit out at the deal, saying May threatened the peace process in Northern Ireland by negotiating a "sordid, unsafe and distasteful" deal with the DUP . Read More »

Can still be next British PM: says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn


May's campaign catchphrase of a "strong and stable government" has backfired. Clearly, the General Election result was a huge disappointment. And the objective of its campaign seemed to be not to get close even to winning the election but simply to avoid some sort of complete wipeout. Read More »

Trump is wrong on Paris deal

A major demonstration against Trump's decision is planned for Sunday afternoon in Bologna, an ancient university city and bastion of progressive activism. And it is telling that our ambassador to China has resigned in protest of the decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. Nevertheless, the Argentine-born archbishop still hopes that Mr Trump's game plan may not actually work because "it's not so easy to withdraw from an global treaty and one has to see in concrete what ... Read More »

Police reveals the identity of all three London terrorists

Police said Tuesday he is from east London and his family has been notified. Zaghba, 22, lived in East London and was previously not on intelligence agencies' radar, police said. They were walking over London Bridge when the three assailants in a van mowed down pedestrians on the bridge and then launched a stabbing spree in and around bars in nearby Borough Market . Read More »

Trump v Comey: Who said what

Mr Comey admitted in his sworn testimony that he had asked a friend to leak notes he kept detailing his meetings with Mr Trump to a reporter. 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 »

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators - 6/11/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The NBA, NHL , and National Football League all have had repeat champions since. Sullivan is the first American-born coach to win the Cup not once, but twice. Sissons was later stopped on a breakaway by Murray. The Predators' hopes of stopping him would be damaged if defenseman Ryan Ellis , who was injured early in the second period of Game 5 and did not return, can't play Sunday. Read More »

Speed up Brexit talks to avoid 'no deal', EU tells UK


In a letter congratulating May on her reappointment, Tusk later warned there was "no time to lose" in starting the negotiations. "The big picture is that political uncertainty could take weeks or months to be resolved and it is likely to weigh on both financial markets (in particular the pound) and the economy", said Paul Hollingsworth, economist at Capital Economics in London . Read More »

Manila Casino Gunman Identified

Albayalde said, describing Mr. Carlos as a high roller who typically played with a minimum bet of 40,000 Philippine pesos ($808). The Philippines has faced Muslim insurgencies for decades, though much of the violence has occurred in the troubled south. Read More »

United States and Russian Federation call for dialogue over Qatar-GCC dispute


The clear and painful truth is that Doha does not want to see is that Trump declared frankly: "The nation of Qatar, unfortunately, has historically been a financer of terrorism at a very high level". Qatar's ambassador to the United States told the Financial Times on Thursday that Saudi Arabia and its allies planned to give a list of demands - expected to include issues related to terrorism - to Doha within 10 days and that the Qatari leadership would consider taking action where ... Read More »

Sen. Angus King: Russia 'Investigation Isn't Over'


That was what today's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee boiled down to when the nation's top intelligence officials were asked repeatedly if President Trump had asked them to push back against the FBI's investigation of the Trump Campaign. Read More »

United Kingdom election disaster sees PM fight to stay

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. But, unlike during the election campaign , when she repeatedly referred to the talks starting on 19 June, she wasn't specific about the date, suggesting it might slip. Read More »

Britain: May to form government with DUP

Her office said later that the key finance, foreign, Brexit , interior and defence ministers would remain unchanged. It's unclear what Theresa May's next move will be, but pundits are suggesting she will likely strike a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party , who now hold 10 seats. Read More »

Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress

If Comey said untrue things under oath - and knew that they were untrue - that's perjury. Only if that Nixonian pronouncement is correct can Trump prove who has been telling the truth - the president or the lawman. Comey testified that after he was sacked, he orchestrated a selective leak in order to prompt a lengthy special counsel investigation of the president, knowing full well that the FBI had found no reason to place the president under investigation. Read More »