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As May licks wounds, charismatic Scottish leader rises

If the Conservatives did not gain the 12 seats in Scotland from the SNP then the pro-independence party, Labour and the Liberal Democrats would have been able to outvote the Conservatives in the Commo...

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Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Both Tehran and Ankara have been sending foodstuffs to Qatar amid the blockage of transit routes by Saudi Arabia and the other countries. Qahtani meanwhile told Al Jazeera that Qatar "was facili...

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President Asserts Comey Testimony Totally Vindicated Him

Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said: "100 percent". In stunning public testimony Thursday, James Comey acknowledged arranging for a friend to leak details of a conversation C...

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Merkel Assumes Britain Stick to Its Plan for Brexit

The first round of formal talks between the European Union and U.K.is slated to take place on June 19. "Broadly May was a Remainer, but as Prime Minister was there to carry through Brexit ". I r...

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United States attorney general to face questions on Comey firing, Russian Federation

Lankford is on the intelligence committee, the forum for last week's riveting Comey testimony and Tuesday's hearing. "There's a real question of the propriety of the attorney general participating...

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Uber fires 20 employees as part of sexual harassment investigation

Uber fires 20 employees as part of sexual harassment investigation

Bobbie Wilson , an attorney at Perkins Coie , gave Uber's more than 12,000 employees an assessment of the firm's investigation on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the issue, who asked...

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Joe Hart is my No.1 - for now, says Gareth Southgate

Joe Hart is my No.1 - for now, says Gareth Southgate

The 30-year-old has returned to Manchester City following an underwhelming season-long loan spell in Italy with Torino. Obviously they're different managers, Gareth's a lot younger - that's somethin...

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Finnish government coalition on verge of collapse

Finnish government coalition on verge of collapse

Finland's centrist and conservative party leaders both say the populist The Finns party can not stay in the three-member government coalition after it elected an anti-EU and anti-immigration hardline...

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Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis

Abdalrahman bin Omeir Al Nuaimi, a Qatari accused of financing terror groups including Al Qaeda branches in Iraq, Syria and Yemen, also posted messages on Twitter condemning the Saudi moves agains...

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Sessions will testify in open hearing Tuesday before Senate Intelligence Committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday. Sessions is especially important to the case because as the attorney general, he was Comey's b...

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Oil edges up on Saudi pledge to make real supply cuts

They have denied that the recent fall in crude oil prices warrants a deeper production cut. There's little in the way of encouraging news for global oil prices as traders recognise that OPEC s...

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Farmers' stir: Shivraj Singh Chouhan goes on indefinite fast for peace

Farmers' stir: Shivraj Singh Chouhan goes on indefinite fast for peace

The protesting Tamil Nadu farmers also lit candles to express their condolence over the death of six farmers in Mandsaur , Madhya Pradesh . "The electricity distribution company in the region has ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to talk publicly to US Senate panel

Meanwhile, U.S. senators Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) have asked the FBI to investigate whether Sessions committed perjury when he denied having had meetings with Russians. Some Dem...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify at public hearing Tuesday

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify at public hearing Tuesday

Susan Collins, R-Maine, a member of that committee, referring to the existence of any recordings. She described Comey's testimony as "candid" and "thorough" and said she would support a subpoena o...

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Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

Comey, in last week's testimony , said he has no idea if the recordings exist, but he has a preference: "Lordy", he told senators, "I hope there are tapes". "The president surely knows if there a...

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Maha to waive farm loans; stir called off

Loans to small and marginal farmers have been written off with immediate effect, Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil said. MP Raju Shetti, the leader of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghtana, said if the G...

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G7 unanimity on text without US on Paris (2)

G7 unanimity on text without US on Paris (2)

The G7's two-day summit in Bologna is being hosted by Italy this year, and the Italian environment minister, Gian Luca Galletti , told reporters that Trump's EPA Director, Scott Pruitt was presen...

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De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

Despite missing out on the action in the last few days, Ashwin's appetite to win and to perform on the big stage makes him an important cog in Team India's success in recent years across all three f...

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Senior UK Cabinet ministers offer support to prime minister

Senior UK Cabinet ministers offer support to prime minister

The pro-Brexit Gove was appointed Environment Secretary. With media asking whether May could remain in Downing Street after her electoral humiliation, ministers said now was not the time for the fur...

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Trump pushes infrastructure plan as Russian Federation probe heats up

Trump did not mention the events in Washington during his visit to Cincinnati, where he also made separate remarks shortly after landing about the effort to repeal Obamacare. Eastern Time. The speech...

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