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Author: 0 Did Kellyanne Conway's husband just turn against Trump?

The latest example came when Trump defiantly tweeted on Monday night that he wants to call his plan to stop travel from six Muslim-majority countries a "travel ban" and "not some politically correct term". A key issue before the justices in whether Trump's comments during the 2016 president campaign, including calling for "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States", can be used as evidence that his order was meant to discriminate against Muslims.

World Media Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
Author: 0 Britain's May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

The DUP was founded in the 1970s by the late firebrand preacher Ian Paisley, and in the 1980s was a key player in the "Save Ulster from Sodomy" campaign, which unsuccessfully fought against the legalization of gay sex. The UK must be seen to remain open for business, with a government committed to supporting enterprise. Her stance is that it needs to be done in "a way that respects the specific circumstances of Northern Ireland and our shared history and geography with the Republic of ...

World Media Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis
Author: 0 Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis

The Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has condemned the twin extremist attacks in Tehran , describing them as part of an "international, destructive plan" backed by various regional governments. The attacks, which struck two of the country's most symbolic landmarks, were carried out by five armed men, including suicide bombers who blew themselves up.

Author: 0 Qatar Airways profits hit $540 million before Gulf crisis

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also backed the Saudi-led moves against Qatar in general, but insisted that they ought to ease the blockade against the nation, for the sake of the U.S. Donald Trump's anti-Iran stance, which was on display at last month's Riyadh summit, appears to have emboldened Saudi Arabia to take action against its smaller neighbour in a bid to bring it into line with the GCC's staunchly anti-Iran policy ( Oman is an exception ).

Author: 0 Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete

Record-low turnout, however, took some shine off the achievement. Otherwise, all contenders who get at least 12.5 percent of the votes of registered voters advance to the second round. Le Pen complained that the legislative voting system didn't fully represent voters' wishes - because her party got around 14 percent of votes but wasn't able to greatly improve on the two legislators it had in the last legislature.

Author: 0 Theresa May: A dead woman walking?

A stream of senior lawmakers entered her office at 10 Downing St. on Sunday afternoon, to learn what roles they had been given in government. Earlier on Saturday May lost her two closest aides as she struggled to reassert her leadership, having called an election three years early hoping to strengthen her hand going into Brexit negotiations - only to see the gamble backfire spectacularly.

Author: 0 Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

Just before New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito started walking up Fifth Avenue on Sunday, she announced she was there "to celebrate". But he showed up for the march, making no comments and shaking hands with people across police barricades. NY held its first Puerto Rican parade in 1958, when it was barely legal to display the Puerto Rican flag on the island and Puerto Ricans on the mainland faced harsh discrimination.

World Media U.S. supports Philippines' battle for Marawi
Author: 0 U.S. supports Philippines' battle for Marawi

The aircraft flew above rocket-firing Philippine helicopters that struck militant positions, causing plumes of smoke to billow skyward. The Philippines military said on Saturday U.S. Fighting erupted when the military and police monitored Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon, the acknowledged IS leader here, in Marawi. Military officials say, however, that the raid pre-empted a plot by hundreds of militants waving Islamic State group-style black flags to capture Marawi and kill Christians.

World Media Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn vows to vote down Queen's Speech to topple Theresa May

As May struggled to contain the fallout, her two closest aides resigned. That calculation backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority. May confirmed Friday that senior ministers would remain in their posts , despite rumours that she had been ready to sack finance minister Philip Hammond following a clash over her Brexit strategy.

World Media May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority
Author: 0 May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

Conservative Julian Brazier lost the seat he had held for three decades to Labour's Rosie Duffield - by 187 votes. May is now expected to form a minority government with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), a Northern Irish party with 10 members of Parliament, which is dedicated to keeping Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom.

World Media Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power
Author: 0 Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power

That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. "Discussions will continue next week to work on the details and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new parliament". The resignations of Timothy and Hill, on whom May had been heavily reliant since her previous job at the interior ministry, will be a personal blow.

World Media Police release photos of London attackers' fake bomb belts
Author: 0 Police release photos of London attackers' fake bomb belts

Police Commander Dean Haydon said the attackers may have worn the belts because they planned to take hostages, "or it might be that they saw it as protection from being shot themselves". He rented a different van later that evening. "But one of those animals could detonate and kill us all". In Berlin, Anis Amri rammed into a Christmas market, killing 12.

World Media London Bridge attackers had 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'
Author: 0 London Bridge attackers had 'planned to use 7.5 tonne lorry'

After leaving the small white van, the men used 12-inch knives with bright pink blades, according to Dean Haydon , head of the Metropolitan Police's Counter-Terrorism Command. Since then a crowded Manchester concert featuring the pop singer Ariana Grande was hit by a bomber and three knife-wielding men in a rented van attacked civilians in and around London Bridge .

World Media Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'
Author: 0 Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey 'loyalty'

Trump teased reporters Friday that they would be " very disappointed " when it is finally confirmed , " in a very short period of time ", whether or not there are actual recordings of Trump and Comey's intimate conversations. "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication", Mr Trump wrote on Twitter , suggesting that Mr Comey, who was under oath at the hearing, had committed perjury.

Author: 0 UK PM May to seek Queen's permission to form a government: Spokesman

It now holds 318 seats. What this country needs more than ever is certainty. Now, what happens as Theresa May loses her majority in the UK Parliament. "May's alliance is a dishonorable coalition of chaos", tweeted the British environmental and political activist George Monbiot. Among the UK's smaller parties, the DUP gained two seats to reach a total of 10, the Liberal Democrats gained three seats to reach 12 and the Scottish National Party lost 19 seats to total 35.

World Media I would speak under oath on Comey
Author: 0 I would speak under oath on Comey

US President Donald Trump had on Friday denied he tried to interfere with an FBI investigation, effectively accusing James Comey , the FBI's former director, of lying under oath to Congress. Can you tell us about those? "I hope you can let this go". White House advisers have expressed little optimism that Trump priorities on taxes and public works projects will win over Democrats.

Author: 0 Theresa May heads to Buckingham Palace to seek minority government

Labour remains in the opposition. The DUP support for the Tories looks set to have implications for the Brexit negotiations. In March, Scottish lawmakers voted 69-59 in favor of an independence referendum, giving Sturgeon the green light to ask the UK Parliament for a referendum.

World Media UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable
Author: 0 UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

The Mail on Sunday reported that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was set to launch a bid to oust May, while the Sunday Times said five cabinet ministers were urging him to do so. From the statement, it appears as though May will be forming an official coalition between the Conservatives and the Unionists . "I sought, and to be fair to the prime minister, received a categoric assurance that in talking to the DUP that there would be no suggestion of any rollback on LGBTI rights in the rest ...

Author: 0 Clinton and Trump are at each other's throats again

So I'm now the nominee of the Democratic Party. "It was bankrupt, it was on the verge of insolvency, its data was mediocre to poor, non-existent, wrong". Well, because the liberal media are permanently afflicted with Trump derangement syndrome and won't quit feeding Clinton's narcissistic obsession with her defeat.

Author: 0 European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

On Friday, European Council president Donald Tusk warned Mrs May there is "no time to lose". In a message released on Twitter , Mr Barnier said: " Brexit negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready; timetable and European Union positions are clear".

World Media Palestinian lawmakers from Hamas say Abbas halted salaries
Author: 0 Palestinian lawmakers from Hamas say Abbas halted salaries

Palestinians dispute Israel's presence in the Golan Heights region, which is home to 50,000, more than half of which are Israelis. "They are a message to the United States administration and to the worldwide community that Israel is not ready to reach peace based on global law and resolutions", Abbas spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina wrote in a statement .

Author: 0 Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

While many have suggested that European leaders in Brussels will be rubbing their hands in glee at the result of the United Kingdom election , the truth is that lawmakers are eager to get the negotiations underway as soon as possible, and worry that any uncertainty in London will delay and complicate the process even further.

Author: 0 Gulf states announce humanitarian hotline for mixed Qatari families

He was speaking at a meeting in Moscow Saturday with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani. The crisis is a major diplomatic test for the United States, which is a close ally of countries on both sides but has given mixed signals on whether to isolate Qatar or bring it into talks with other Gulf countries.

World Media May to form government with DUP backing
Author: 0 May to form government with DUP backing

The DUP and its 10 MPs are in a very strong position. If all this uncertainty weren't enough, the Labour Party , which won 261 seats in the election, has its own divisions to deal with. According to reports , because of Northern Ireland's conservative take on abortion , with life imprisonment being the the maximum penalty for drug-induced miscarriage, those who want to terminate their pregnancy have to travel to England or Scotland.

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