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U.S. Author eats his book on live TV after wrong UK poll prediction
Author: 0 Author eats his book on live TV after wrong UK poll prediction

However, the actual working majority required is 320. "If we can form a minority government, I think we could have a stability government, not through deals or coalitions but policy by policy". And he said Labour should "holding on to those motivated to support us for the first time by Jeremy Corbyn and his message of hope - as well as reaching out to former supporters who were alienated by the leftie leader".

Author: 0 Iran urges Arab nations to end Qatar crisis

But last week the UAE , Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and Egypt severed economic and diplomatic ties with Qatar, alleging it supported terrorist groups and Iran . Separately, Qahtani told AFP that the diplomatic pressures and other restrictions on Qatar were in fact really meant to make Doha fall into line behind Saudi Arabia in Riyadh's regional ambitions.

Author: 0 This Is How Scared Republicans Are of Their Own Health Care Bill

It's not stopping them. "We need swift, immediate action and long-term certainty on this critical program", according to Cathryn Donaldson, spokeswoman for America's Health Insurance Plans, an insurance industry group. "There is no capacity at the state level to pick up the slack if the federal government withdraws its commitment", Sen. Maybe that explains why Trumpcare received zero public hearings in the House or Senate .

U.S. Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking
Author: 0 Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' announcement that he would testify before Senate Russia investigators caught everyone - including the intelligence committee - by surprise. In an odd twist for Congress, senior members of the Senate intelligence committee were unsure if Sessions would even be allowed to appear. "I'm not going to speculate on what [Trump] will or will not do" with regard to Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the FBI's Russian Federation probe, Sekulow told ABC News ...

U.S. Virginia honors pair who challenged interracial marriage ban
Author: 0 Virginia honors pair who challenged interracial marriage ban

Broad Street. After 9 years, the case was finally ruled on June 12, 1967, allowing the marriage between Richard Loving , a 23-year old white man, and Mildred Loving , a 17-year old black woman, in a unanimous decision . "And she looked up at me big face and all and she said "I just want to get married" that was her whole motivation", he said. The Lovings were jailed in 1958 for violating the Virginia's prohibition on interracial marriage.

Author: 0 President Trump details one trillion dollar infrastructure plan

Rather than stand up and just give a a bunch of facts and figures, Trump presented to the nation people who demonstrate the reason why Trump is fighting to replace the un-Affordable Care Act. With the cameras rolling, Trump stressed that insurance providers are "fleeing" the Obamacare exchanges. 'That means another 20 counties in the state of OH will have no health care plan'.

U.S. Supreme Court Voids Citizenship Law Gender Distinction
Author: 0 Supreme Court Voids Citizenship Law Gender Distinction

Ginsburg wrote in her opinion , which was joined by five other justices, that different requirements for different genders "date from an era when the lawbooks of our Nation were rife with overbroad generalizations about the way men and women are".

Author: 0 Feinstein: Judiciary committee must 'carry its weight'

He also said he believed Attorney General Jeff Sessions's continued oversight of the Russian Federation investigation would be "problematic" and that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch directed him to call the probe into Hillary Clinton's emails a "matter" rather than an investigation.

U.S. Appeals court hands President Trump latest blow to so-called
Author: 0 Appeals court hands President Trump latest blow to so-called "Travel Ban"

The state of Hawaii , one of the jurisdictions challenging the ban, said in court papers filed Monday before the Supreme Court that Trump's order had had "staggering" consequences. It might seem silly of the Ninth Circuit to cite a tweet in its decision, were it not for this press briefing statement from White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

U.S. North Carolina Soldier Killed In Afghanistan
Author: 0 North Carolina Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Forces-Afghanistan. The insider attack - the second this year - occurred in the Peka Valley near Achin district in Nangarhar province, where US and Afghan forces have been locked in combat with an Islamic State-affiliated militant group for months.

U.S. Man shot trying to buy puppy from Facebook ad
Author: 0 Man shot trying to buy puppy from Facebook ad

Chelsea Bowman, Scott's ex-wife, says he told the man they would pick up the dog, but the man continued to insist that he drop it off. She said the situation quickly degenerated. " You shot my dad!"' the mother-of-two said, adding that she then told her children to run for help while she stayed with her mortally wounded fiance and tried to get him to wake up.

U.S. NY, national gasoline prices fell last week
Author: 0 NY, national gasoline prices fell last week

Arkansas' average price for a gallon of gas on Monday was $2.09, the sixth lowest in the nation. Sunday's national average of $2.34 was four cents less than both last week and this time previous year. Gasoline prices in MA continue to be quite favorable for this time of year - in fact they are at the lowest levels in 12 years. The highest average was about $2.42 in the Jackson area.

U.S. Zinke report says Bears Ears boundaries need to change
Author: 0 Zinke report says Bears Ears boundaries need to change

Sec. Zinke added, "Co-management will be absolutely key going forward, and I recommend that the monument, and especially the areas of significant cultural interest, be co-managed by the Tribal nations". "We are not people who are trying to seek lots of riches". On a Monday press call, Zinke indicated that he had talked to tribes and they were "very happy" with his proposal.

Author: 0 Sessions to testify in Trump-Russia probe

Trump has been coy about whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with Comey , who was sacked by the president in May. Comey said the president urged him to drop the investigation into Flynn, who resigned earlier this year over his contacts with Russian diplomats.

U.S. Sheriff's office: Florida home set on fire to hide killings
Author: 0 Sheriff's office: Florida home set on fire to hide killings

Sebastian Meachum, nine, his mother Chrissy Hughes, 39, and his step-father Tony Hughes, 39, have been missing since Sunday morning. Meachum was last seen on Atz Boulevard in Malabar . Deputies say there is a death investigation after firefighters found one victim. According to the Orlando Sentinel , the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) issued a statewide missing persons alert for Sebastian Meachum of Malabar , Florida.

Author: 0 Cosby defence gives closing argument in sex assault case

Prosecutors are expected to give their statements next, and the jury could deliberate as early as this afternoon, CNN said. "You know why we're here", MccMonagle said scornfully. Cosby's lawyers hammered home the point that she doesn't know just when it happened, and they questioned why she had regular phone contact with Cosby later that spring, including more than 50 calls to him.

U.S. Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker — Trump Friday Twitter
Author: 0 Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker — Trump Friday Twitter

In the Rose Garden Friday, the president was asked whether such tapes existed. Comey admitted in his sworn testimony that he had asked a friend to leak notes he kept detailing his meetings with Trump to a reporter. "I hardly know the man". "Who would do that?" Still, he maintained he had never asked Comey for a pledge of allegiance. I mean, think of it. "It doesn't make sense".

Author: 0 'I was frozen': Cosby accuser says she was drugged, groped

Johnson's mother, Patrice Sewell , also testified to receiving a call from her "hysterical" daughter, who told her that Cosby had assaulted her and tried to have her fired from William Morris. Cosby grinned and tapped his cane at the defense table as McMonagle confronted her with the discrepancies. Cosby has been accused of assault by dozens of women, but the charges in this trial deal exclusively with Constand's accusations.

U.S. Feinstein calls for investigation of 'all matters related to obstruction of justice'
Author: 0 Feinstein calls for investigation of 'all matters related to obstruction of justice'

He once referred to Comey as "President Comey " and appeared unsatisfied with Comey's answers. "I think the biggest loser that came out of that was Loretta Lynch , and nobody saw that coming at all", DeWit said. Ms. Clinton had already admitted that she told different stories regarding the causes of the fatal Benghazi attack. "I didn't believe she could credibly decline that investigation - at least not without grievous damage to the Department of Justice and to the FBI", Comey ...

U.S. Ivanka Trump says father is 'optimistic' after James Comey's testimony
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump says father is 'optimistic' after James Comey's testimony

There's no, 'Hey, I'm hoping.' You and I are friends: 'Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job.' That's what he told Comey . "That is a very big deal". Sessions , whose contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the presidential campaign has sparked questions, agreed Saturday, June 10, to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the election.

Author: 0 Pressure's on: National spelling bee comes down to final 15

Camerota's co-host Chris Cuomo was stumped when Vinay asked for the word's part of speech. Here is a look at the Scripps National Spelling Bee , held in the spring every year in Washington , DC. But she has other plans for the future and hopes to invent a new kind of refrigerator, she said at a press conference. Ananya Vinay is the 18th Spelling Bee champion of Indian heritage and also the first victor since 2013, to claim the title alone.

U.S. Former President Carter shakes hands with everyone on flight
Author: 0 Former President Carter shakes hands with everyone on flight

James Parker Sheffield tweeted video of the event showing a smiling Carter walking down the aisle as he greeted the surprised passengers. Need proof? The man makes a habit of shaking the hands of every fellow passenger on just about every flight he boards.

Author: 0 Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre

Through his work at the Hispanic Federation's Proyecto Somos Orlando program, he has become part of the vanguard building it. Historically, the LGBTQ and religious communities have had a contentious relationship, which is why numerous faith leaders participating say they chose to be involved in the day of remembrance.

U.S. Clinging to job, May appoints ministers
Author: 0 Clinging to job, May appoints ministers

She was not concerned by doubts over his numeracy: "I don't think every policy is going to work out in terms of numbers, but I think the Tories have proved they're abominable with the economy and it's a very good time to have a change". After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers would keep their jobs, including finance minister Philip Hammond, May is expected to continue to appoint the government that will take on one of the most demanding negotiations in British history.

U.S. Lueck has 4 hits as Florida State rallies past Sam Houston
Author: 0 Lueck has 4 hits as Florida State rallies past Sam Houston

Taylor Walls had two home runs and three Florida State pitchers teamed up for a four-hitter as the Seminoles are back in the College World Series for the first time since 2012 after their 19-0 super-regional win over Sam Houston State on Sunday night.

U.S. Hot and humid conditons with some increased rain chances
Author: 0 Hot and humid conditons with some increased rain chances

For those who have been waiting impatiently for the arrival of a typical hot and humid Missouri summer, your wait is over. High pressure should keep us dry and comfortable Wednesday and Thursday with low humidity and some sunshine. In the evening, skies will be partly cloudy with a low around 70. Hot and sunny conditions stick around for the start of the work week. But tack on the humidity, and it'll feel like the mid 90s to perhaps upper 90s for our heat index values.

Author: 0 GE CEO Immelt stepping down, Flannery to take over role

The 61-year-old Immelt will stay on as chairman until his retirement from the position at the end of the year, with the 55-year-old Flannery stepping into the role after that. He became president and CEO of the company's equity unit in 2002 and eventually joined the health care unit in 2014, focusing on advanced technologies.

Author: 0 Maryland, DC suing President Trump over alleged violation of constitution

The lawsuit reportedly depends on trump's decision to keep ownership of his company after becoming president. The lawsuit will also reportedly claim that Trump has created a situation in which foreign governments are competing for his favor by offering various incentives to his businesses.