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Author: 0 Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal

Mr Kenny told Mrs May a Conservative-DUP deal would "challenge" this commitment and raised concerns that there are no longer any Irish nationalist MPs in Westminster after the SDLP lost all three of its seats. Mr Flanagan said: "I 'm conscious of the fact that this clock is ticking". "They are going to back us on the big issues", he told the BBC's Andrew Marr.

Author: 0 Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump

His entrepreneurial success got him in trouble during the Bolshevik Revolution, though, and today the company is owned outright by British liquor giant Diageo . Of course, that's the best part of the ad - that Smirnoff might actually have fewer Kremlin ties today than the Trump administration does. The President has recently stated that he would be willing to testify under oath to refute numerous claims former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey made last week about him.

World Media UK PM Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party
Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

With just 10 members of Parliament , the DUP doesn't wield much power on its own - but those seats, if they vote with May's party, have the power to push the Conservatives over the threshold to a functioning government. In return, she won effusive pledges of loyalty, but she will have to sell her premiership to Conservative lawmakers at a meeting on Monday. But former party leader Iain Duncan Smith said a leadership contest now would be a "catastrophe".

Author: 0 Conservatives To Form Govt With DUP

European Union leaders expressed fears that May's shock loss of her majority would delay the Brexit talks, due to begin on June 19, and so raise the risk of negotiations failing. May has said Brexit talks will begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament. "I think what I'm hearing mostly from colleagues is that there is no appetite for plunging the government and country into a period of turmoil, that we really do want to try to offer some continuity", ...

World Media 'Positive talks' between Conservatives and DUP over power deal
Author: 0 'Positive talks' between Conservatives and DUP over power deal

May's office said Saturday that the Democratic Unionist Party, which has 10 seats in Parliament, had agreed to a "confidence and supply" arrangement with the government. But former leader Lord Hague, writing in the Daily Telegraph, warned against a leadership contest: "Voters do not want further months of uncertainty and upheaval".

World Media 10 surprising facts from the 2017 General Election
Author: 0 10 surprising facts from the 2017 General Election

Mr Corbyn said he wants Brexit negotiated as quickly as possible along with guaranteeing the rights of European Union nationals in the UK. Theresa May could potentially negotiate with the Democrat Unionist Party - the largest political party in Northern Ireland's Assembly.

World Media Shivraj Singh Chouhan Begins Indefinite Fast in Bhopal for 'Peace'
Author: 0 Shivraj Singh Chouhan Begins Indefinite Fast in Bhopal for 'Peace'

He announced the state would buy the produce and give profitable prices to farmers. The farmers in Madhya Pradesh have been on strike since June 1 to press their demand for loan waivers and fair price for their produce. "Your labour won't go waste", the Chief Minister promised. In Mumbai, a marathon meeting between farmers and a committee of senior ministers resulted in a truce after the government said it will immediately waive off loans of farmers with less than 5 acre of land.

World Media Theresa May To Stay As PM After Deal With Democratic Unionist Party
Author: 0 Theresa May To Stay As PM After Deal With Democratic Unionist Party

The parties must reach an agreement by March 2019, if the United Kingdom is to avoid crashing out of the bloc with no deal. He tweeted: "Looks like we might need a time-out in the Brexit negotiations. "Time for action, not words". But, I mean, I would caution about reading the results of yesterday as a rejection of Brexit or as a repudiation of what people had voted just a year earlier.

Author: 0 Israel approves over 8000 new West Bank Housing units

The last round of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians collapsed in 2014, mainly over the expansion of the settlements. That, however, did not stop the construction of unauthorized settlements in the West Bank. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the plan for the new housing units. Israeli police rushed to cover up and detain a woman who took off her clothes at the Western Wall holy site in Jerusalem on Sunday, authorities said.

World Media What is DUP? Democratic Unionist Party could form coalition with Tories
Author: 0 What is DUP? Democratic Unionist Party could form coalition with Tories

Conservative Party loyalists urged her to change her leadership style, while critics talked about her days being numbered. He told the Sunday Mirror: "I can still be prime minister". "The DUP has consistently blocked any attempts to allow abortion even in limited circumstances", the group says. "Regarding the Prime Minister, it is a question of what is in the national interest and the national interest requires a period of stability".

World Media Hillary Clinton Responds To Trump With
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Responds To Trump With "Covfefe" Tweet That's So, So Savage

MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell said Clinton's claim that Americans colluded with Russian Federation to " weaponize information" against her is "drawing a conspiracy theory" against the Trump campaign without evidence. "It's what a classic authoritarian does", she said . Trump later deleted the tweet and replace it with a joke. Her comments ignited another round of verbal fisticuffs with Trump on Twitter.

Author: 0 Trump Expected to Announce Cuba Policy Next Week In Miami

Senator Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican who backed Obama's Cuba policy, said lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are concerned about what Trump will do. A new national survey issued by Morning Consult Company and published today by Engage Cuba coalition showed that only 18 percent of US citizens reject the reestablishments of the relations with Cuba undertaken by the former leader.

Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj begins 'peace' fast

Adding to the woes of BJP-led Central Government, 62 farmers' organisations will hold nationwide demonstration from June 11, as decided at the meeting held in Delhi a day before. Large loans, small landholdings, failure to boost productivity, dependence on rain for water, poor irrigation infrastructure and overuse of groundwater have added to farmers' woes.

Author: 0 Iranian security forces kill mastermind of Tehran attacks

On Thursday, Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavai said investigators were working to determine whether Saudi Arabia had a role in Wednesday's attacks but said it was too soon to say if that was the case. Rudaw understands that four of the attackers are from the Kurdish province of Kermanshah, in particular Paweh district. "Know that after Iran, your turn will come".

Author: 0 USA soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

The commando was also killed in the incident, Khogyani said . The White House said Army Reserve Major General Rick Waddell provided updates. "When heroes fall Americans grieve", Pence added. "The (Afghan) soldier was also killed in the return fire", he said. "We would like to express our deepest condolences to the families of the ABP [Afghan Border Police] members affected by this unfortunate incident", read a statement from the United States military, as quoted by Reuters.

World Media May tells Davidson: DUP deal will not damage gay rights
Author: 0 May tells Davidson: DUP deal will not damage gay rights

While the to-and-fro between Downing Street and the DUP was unfolding, several British newspapers were reporting that some prominent Conservatives, including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit minister David Davis, were being urged by supporters to challenge May for the party leadership.

World Media BCCI confirms Kumble will be Team India coach till West Indies tour
Author: 0 BCCI confirms Kumble will be Team India coach till West Indies tour

Earlier on Thursday, acting BCCI president CK Khanna wrote a letter to secretary Amitabh Chaudhary urging him to defer the recruitment process until the end of the West Indies tour, which follows in right after the Champions Trophy . India will tour the West Indies for a five-match ODI series starting June 23 followed by a lone Twenty20 match on July 9. This is published unedited from the ANI feed .

World Media Trump vows to 'change' how much Germany gives to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Author: 0 Trump vows to 'change' how much Germany gives to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

As the dispute threatened to spin out of control, Merkel and other senior German politicians stressed the importance of Germany's Atlantic ties, with Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel suggesting the spat was just a rough patch. "We Europeans must fight for more climate protection, fewer weapons and against religious (fanaticism), otherwise the Middle East and Africa will be further destabilised".

Author: 0 N.Korea 'Not Far Away' from Testing Intercontinental Missile

Surely Trump will continue to bloviate, but his threats will ring hollow once North Korea can threaten NY. "Separately, North Korea has published images of an apparently successful ground test of a re-entry vehicle previous year". Tensions are running extremely high on the Korean Peninsula. "I believe North Korea has the technology and only the stage left is to test it". South Korean President Moon Jae-in yesterday nominated a former navy chief as his defense minister, the ...

World Media Powerball winner sold at California retailer
Author: 0 Powerball winner sold at California retailer

The almost half-a-billion dollar jackpot is the seventh largest in Powerball history, and reportedly the tenth largest in US lottery history. Those numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the Powerball number 3. Those figures are just the amounts withheld up front; your final tax burden is likely to be even higher. Menifee Mayor Neil Winter said Sunday that the liquor store that sold the ticket is located at a heavily visited intersection in an area developed as a retirement community in the ...

World Media Sessions to testify before Senate intelligence panel
Author: 0 Sessions to testify before Senate intelligence panel

He said during his confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. Whether that hearing will be public or closed is not yet known. In addition, Comey has said Sessions did not respond when he complained that he did not want to be left alone with Trump again. Briefing congressional appropriators on the Justice Department's budget is a critical part of the attorney general's job.

World Media Michael Bradley's stunning early goal helps US tie Mexico 1-1
Author: 0 Michael Bradley's stunning early goal helps US tie Mexico 1-1

Their previous meeting in the world cup qualifier came in November past year which Mexico won 2-1 and the fact that US have never won a World Cup qualifier in Mexico might be a concern. "Any time you can get a point here it's great. Now we can move ourselves forward". The boos, audible on the Fox Sports broadcast and widely reported on social media and by ESPN , come at a time of rising tensions between the U.S.

Author: 0 USA attorney general to testify in open hearing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in open session at 2:30 p.m. ET Tuesday regarding the investigations of Russian election meddling, the Senate Intelligence Committee announced Monday. There are growing calls for the tapes of the president's conversations with former FBI Director James Comey to be released. It was the first time that he could come clean about all the discussions and conversations he had had with Donald Trump in the past.

Author: 0 Flight turns back after passenger threatens to blow it up

He added: "The passenger, a Sri Lankan national, claimed to have a bomb ". The airline's MH128 aircraft departed Melbourne Airport at 11:11 p.m. " Following the incident on MH128, the disruptive passenger has been apprehended by airport security , " the statement went on. Victoria state police said the man did not gain entry to the cockpit and was subdued.

Author: 0 James Brokenshire not acceptable chairman for Stormont talks, says Gerry Adams

Devolution in Northern Ireland is based on the template laid out in the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. A spokesperson for 10 Downing Street said: 'The Prime Minister explained that she is working towards a confidence and supply deal with the DUP which would provide stability and certainty for the United Kingdom going forward.

Author: 0 May forms unity government after losing majority in United Kingdom vote

While the Conservatives are still projected to be the largest party, with estimates ranging from 315 to 321 seats, they can not form a majority. " Theresa May is a dead woman walking. Asked whether a Conservative-DUP deal would endanger the peace agreement, Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan told ITV: "Not necessarily the case.

World Media Claiming vindication, Trump answers Comey testimony with denials
Author: 0 Claiming vindication, Trump answers Comey testimony with denials

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 FBI and the Department of Justice had been reluctant to make public statements that we did not have an open case on President Trump for a number of reasons, most importantly because it would create a duty to correct, should that change", Comey says in the prepared remarks.

Author: 0 13 marines die; USA joins Marawi fight

The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines confirmed the move in a statement released to several media outlets. The U.S. has praised the Philippines for its resilience in the face of ISIS . The fighting is concentrated in Banggolo, the business district of Marawi which is only a few hundred meters from the city hall. Forty other marines were wounded, he said.

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