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Queen's Speech 'could be delayed'

One of British Prime Minister Theresa May's predecessors has warned that her plan to stay in power after losing her parliamentary majority risks the "fragile" peace in Northern Ireland . "What we're doing in relation to the talks that we're holding ... with the Democratic Unionist Party, is ensuring that it is possible to ... give the stability to the UK Government that I think is necessary at this time", Ms May told a news conference in Paris following a meeting with French President ... Read More »

May to form govt with N. Ireland party's help

The BBC has reported that May will intend to try and govern on the basis that her party had won the largest number of votes and seats. A source said Mr Corbyn has also been making a number of phone calls in what is a highly unpredictable and uncertain political climate, with Mrs May sacking two key aides and sending her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast to open talks with the Democratic Unionist Party to reach a deal to prop up a Tory minority government. Read More »

UK Labour Leader Corbyn: 'I Can Still Be Prime Minister'

A local campaign manager in northern England complained that Ms May's closest aides Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill "had never met a real person in their life" and had badly misread the electorate with the plan. Left-wing politician and 2016 Democratic presidential primary contender Bernie Sanders is praising the large gains Britain's Labour Party made in the United Kingdom elections under the leadership of socialist Jeremy Corbyn. Read More »

Gracious Del Potro hails Murray strategy, seeks backhand improvement

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On another day, Murray might have found Del Potro had the fortitude to win the first two sets-both of which were extremely tight at times-but the top seed will only be concerned with his next meeting at Roland Garros. Khachanov converted 1 of 6 break points on Isner's serve, but that was enough. With his forehand he can hit winners from anywhere on the court. The former US Open champion failed on four occasions to close out the first set and once Murray went ahead there was no turning back. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies to Senate about Russia probe

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Trump has denied that he said that. Gingrich told CBS' This Morning that Trump called him on Monday night to discuss Mueller but he did not think the president was considering firing him. He also has vented frustration to aides on Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation, a decision that led to Rosenstein's appointment of a special counsel, Robert S. Read More »

Puerto Rico votes to become the 51st state

Puerto Rico's economy has been in recession since 2006, according to the General Accounting Office, and its levels of employment and labor force participation are relatively low, compared with those of the US states. "I think it is really rather unlikely that Puerto Rico will become the 51st state in a xenophobic administration like the one that we have in the USA at the moment". Read More »

British Labor Party Members Celebrate Progress Achieved in Elections

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According to the projections, the Conservative Party is in line to win 314 seats. "Every vote for me and my team will strengthen my hand [during] Brexit negotiations", she said last month. Corbyn called for May to resign but the BBC reported she had no intention of doing so. It is a testimony to the low expectations for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour that this result is being hailed as a victory for the party, even though it lost to the Conservatives by about the same popular vote ... Read More »

Free 4K Game Updates For Xbox One X Confirmed

Indeed, Greenberg stated that he was "proud" that the Xbox One X would be available at that price. The company said the Xbox One X also features a "liquid-cooled vapor chamber". The ones for the Windows 10 are in fact Xbox Play Anywhere games. What helps sell every console, of course, is the games that are coming with it and Microsoft is boasting a strong 22 " console launch exclusives ". Read More »

UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan

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British Prime Minister Theresa May's future was hanging in the balance Monday as she prepared for a showdown with angry MPs from her Conservative party following its disastrous performance in last week's election. Nicky Morgan, one of the most ardent pro-EU voices among Conservatives, agreed. "A broader backing for Brexit has to be built and I think she recognizes that", the MP said after the meeting. Read More »

Mattis blames Congress for poor state of US combat readiness

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The Afghan government was assessed by the US military to control or influence just 59.7 percent of Afghanistan's 407 districts as of February 20, a almost 11 percentage-point decrease from the same time in 2016, according to data released by the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' has biggest opening ever for a female director

As of writing, Wonder Woman now has a domestic total of $129.4 Million, having added an extra $26.15 Million on Monday and Tuesday. So Wonder Woman is out, and it's kind of a big deal. But the question is, will Patty Jenkins return for the sequel? What's great about Wonder Woman as a character and a concept is that she is an outsider who is experiencing our society for the first time. Read More »

Appears to confirm Comey's testimony on Flynn investigation

Donald Trump has blasted the former director of the FBI as a "coward" shortly after he testified as to why he was sacked during the Russian Federation investigation. MARTIN: So I think it is fair to say that there was nearly a Super Bowl-type feeling in Washington on Thursday. "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press", tweeted Trump , following a New York Times report last month. Read More »

Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistance

Absentee ballot applications are up significantly as compared to previous gubernatorial elections, which could indicate a higher than usual overall turnout . The Democratic contenders for lieutenant governor are former federal prosecutors Justin Fairfax and Gene Rossi, and political consultant Susan Pratt. Read More »

Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

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The South Korean military said it had assessed that the drone took the photos at an altitude of around two to three km, but added that the photos of the two launchers and radar appeared blurred when enlarged. However the expert pointed out that the greater threat is that North Korea has also developed miniaturized nuclear warheads that can be mounted not only on ICBMs but on most of its ballistic missiles. Read More »

Britain's May to face party lawmakers after election disaster

A chastened Prime Minister Theresa May made progress Tuesday in securing a deal with a small Northern Ireland party with whom she hopes to govern, just days after a catastrophic election wiped out her majority in Parliament. For months after Brexit, polls consistently showed the Conservative Party's popularity increase, as opposed to Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party, which was steadily declining. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions To Give Public Testimony On Russia Investigation

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Sessions stepped aside in March from the federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice a year ago with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. MARTIN: Jeff Sessions was supposed to be testifying this week about the Justice Department budget. "I knew there might come a day when I needed a record of what happened", he said , adding he never felt the need to document his meetings with former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Read More »

How Long Does the iOS 11 Beta Take to Install?

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The consensus seems to be that the new iPad Pro has made a big step forward in the tablet category, but is a bit pricey for the average user. Want to downgrade and restore iOS 10.3.2 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod after downloading the latest Apple iOS 11 beta? There's even a dedicated spot for their recent files . Read More »

Gerry Adams: Tories and DUP a 'coalition for chaos'

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At one of its most important moments in its history, the country is rudderless and facing a constitutional crisis. But the DUP is now negotiating an imminent deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May , who is reeling from the loss of a parliamentary majority in last week's election, and hoping to secure the DUP's backing to remain in power. Read More »

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

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The difference is Sessions still works for President Donald Trump , and he has a lot more to lose. Senators will challenge Sessions on issues raised by Comey's testimony, about his own behavior, new questions about his meetings with Russian officials and possibly his apparently tense relations with Trump . Read More »

North Korea 'not far away' from test-firing ICBM

North Korea appears to have launched multiple anti-ship missiles Thursday. The official Rodong Sinmun daily said "recent strategic weapon tests have proved" that "anywhere in the U.S." is within the North's missile range. The launch of the ground-based interceptor last week was the first since a test that the Missile Defense Agency called a success in June 2014 - after two that failed in 2010. Read More »

2D Metroid revealed for 3DS

While most E3 conferences major focus was on their upcoming video games, Nintendo also introduced new emoji's to accompany some of those announcements. Watch the new trailer below... It didn't make the cut for the presentation, but Nintendo also revealed Metroid: Samus Returns-a remake of 1991 Game Boy entry Metroid II: Return of Samus-for Nintendo 3DS. Read More »

Super Mario Odyssey is a very weird Mario game

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Exclusive Battle-Cars and Customization items will also be available, including Mario and Luigi hat toppers to decorate your vehicle, with additional details to be announced later this year . So far, we know nothing about the game. A new Yoshi platformer was revealed for next year, which is sure to help boost the Nintendo Switch lineup of games. Read More »

Record champion Nadal in French Open

It is his most convincing final win since allowing Roger Federer just four games in the 2008 final. And Toni insisted that going into the final, he was confident that Nadal would continue his impressive return to tennis court and sweep the French Open title as well. Read More »

Top 8 lines from Jeff Sessions' hearing

Sessions also quickly addressed his February conversation with Comey during which the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said he asked the attorney general to prevent any future direct communication between him and the president. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions' testimony will be public

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If you go back to Comey's testimony of last week , he was asked why the Federal Bureau of Investigation leadership had not briefed Sessions on some of the conversations that Comey had with President Trump . "I appointed him . I stand by that decision". Ruddy never spoke to the President regarding this issue. The Washington Post also recently reported that Sessions offered to Trump to resign, in part over Trump's frustration that Sessions stepped aside from the Russian ... Read More »

Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public

On "Face the Nation" Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ran through the questions he wants answered by the attorney general. Trump supporters have insisted that the president did nothing wrong, since there is nothing wrong with expressing "hope". Read More »

Puerto Ricans - But Not A Lot Of Them - Voted For Statehood

More than 97 percent of Puerto Ricans who cast ballots in the non-binding plebiscite chose statehood. Almost half a million Puerto Ricans have moved to the US mainland in the past decade to find a more affordable cost of living or jobs as the island of 3.4 million people struggles with a 12 percent unemployment rate. Read More »

Qatar to use Oman ports to bypass Gulf blockade

According to Iran's Press TV a recent visit by U.S President Donald Trump to Riyadh , where he called on Arab countries to "isolate" governments supporting " terrorism " as well as Iran, is believed to have emboldened the Saudi rulers to pursue their policies more aggressively, including by assailing Qatar. Read More »

Election 2017: What you want to know about the result

Facing demands to quit after her electoral gamble failed, Ms. The part Mr Timothy and Ms Hill played in the General Election has been severely criticised by disgruntled Tories. The Scottish National Party of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, which has dominated politics north of the border for a decade and called for a new independence vote after Brexit, lost 21 of the 56 seats it won in 2015. Read More »