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But reports suggest they demanded the departure of May's joint chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, as the price for allowing the 60-year-old vicar's daughter to stay in office. Downing Street initially said an outline agreement on a " confidence and supply " arrangement had been reached with the DUP which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday.
  • MANILA: Police identify lone gunman who killed 36 people in Casino attack

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    Carlos walked into the Resorts World casino and hotel complex in Manila on Friday with an M4 automatic rifle and a bottle of petrol, before setting alight a number of different rooms in the complex, according to police accounts. "Allegedly, ang gunman natalo sa sugal at nagwala", said Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano. The suspect fired his rifle into the air, and a few minutes later, he can be seen in the CCTV footage firing at the doorknob of a room where the casino chips were stored.
  • John McCain Knows You're Worried About Him, Okay?

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    Then weeks before the election, Mr Comey , again acting on his own, briefly reopened the probe. "I knew there might come a day when I would need a record of what would happen, not just to defend myself but to defend the FBI ", Comey said .
  • Comey raises concerns about Loretta Lynch's independence

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    Towards the end of the two and half hour questioning, it was McCain's turn to ask his questions, and he focused on two issues. He told the committee that the meeting between Bill Clinton and Lynch on tarmac of the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport last summer was what led his decision to make public the agency reopening its investigation into the former secretary of state's email.
  • Gunfire mars 4-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Marawi; 2 soldiers injured

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    The jihadis gleefully topple crucifixes, stamp on posters of Pope Francis and destroy effigies in the church, believed to be located in the city of Marawi , southern Philippines. The military said on Monday that Duterte had offered a bounty of 10 million pesos ($200,000) to anyone who "neutralised" Hapilon, and 5 million pesos for each of the two leaders of the Maute group.
  • Theresa May is forming a minority government - here's what that actually means

    Theresa May is forming a minority government - here's what that actually means

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    In an indication of the unease within the party about the link-up with the DUP , Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson said she had demanded a "categoric assurance" from the Prime Minister that gay rights would not be affected by a deal. "I think its quite possible there'll be an election later this year or early next year, and that might be a good thing, because we can not go on with a period of great instability", he told the BBC's Andrew Marr on Sunday June 11).
  • Afghanistan looks to restart peace talks

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    The government, however, insisted the Haqqani Network - which rarely propagates their attacks in the media like the Taliban of Daesh - were behind the attack. The blast, caused by an explosives-laden sewage tanker, was one of the worst in Kabul's recent history. Speaking to the participants, Ghani said the attacks in Afghanistan were part of the violence that had struck foreign cities around the world, most recently in London, where three militants drove a van into pedestrians on ...
  • Police release images of fake explosive belts worn by London Bridge attackers

    Police release images of fake explosive belts worn by London Bridge attackers

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    Haydon said in a statement, "I have not seen this tactic in the United Kingdom before where terrorists create maximum fear by strapping fake explosives to themselves". If I charged at them, maybe I could take out one or two. Inside the van, police found two blowtorches as well as what appeared to be 13 Molotov cocktails made from wine bottles and a possible flammable liquid.
  • World US providing 'technical' support to Philippines against IS-linked group

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    It is unclear whether the pro-American military went over Duterte's head in seeking USA help. "This temporary setback has not diminished our resolve a bit", said military spokesman Col. Nearly the entire population of about 200,000 fled from the lakeside town on the Philippines' southernmost island of Mindanao, but beyond the checkpoints fencing it off there are still some 500-1,000 civilians trapped or being held hostage .
  • 'Dear Evan Hansen', Bette Midler, 'Oslo' win big at Broadway's Tony Awards

    'Dear Evan Hansen', Bette Midler, 'Oslo' win big at Broadway's Tony Awards

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    His Tony Award nomination for "Dolly" is his eighth, and he's already taken home four Tonys for such shows as the 1990 production of "Six Degrees of Separation" and the 1992 revival of "Guys and Dolls". Nixon's speech, in which she quoted directly from The Little Foxes playwright Lillian Hellman, was a case in point. " Oslo " took home best play honors, while August Wilson's " Jitney " took home best revival of a.
  • Autopsy of brother of man who killed boy inconclusive

    Autopsy of brother of man who killed boy inconclusive

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    The Butcher of Brooklyn told police investigators he panicked after he realized a massive search was underway for the missing child. The 29-year-old bakery worker was last seen on Tuesday. Kletzky had gotten lost after leaving a camp in Borough Park to meet his mother, and he asked Levi for help. The court-ordered evaluation of Aron found him fit to stand trial on murder charges in the death of Kletzky.